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Impressive European sport car collection at Gooding & Company’s Scottsdale sale

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Gooding & Company announced exceptional consignments from a discerning private collection. These 11 selections span multiple eras of automotive excellence at the company’s annual two-day Scottsdale Auctions on January 19 and 20, 2018.  1960 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster  At the Geneva Auto Show in March 1957, Mercedes-Benz introduced a...

Neil Young’s 1953 Roadmaster Skylark goes for $400,000

Los Angeles, California – Julien’s Auctions closed out its 2017 auction season honoring one of the greatest artists of all time, Neil Young. PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF NEIL YOUNG rocked the auction block December 9, 2017 in Los Angeles as rock and roll memorabilia collectors and superfans of the music legend across the globe bid live on the floor, online and on the phone for a chance to take...

Wildfires cause upcoming Heritage-Leake sale to change dates, venue

Heritage Auctions and Leake Auction Company will present museum collection Feb. 23-24 in Oklahoma City The highly anticipated Dec. 9 auction of The Rolland Collection has been rescheduled due to fierce wildfires ravaging too close to the Newbury Park, California, venue. Leake Auction Company and Heritage Auctions will again join forces to present the Rolland Collection’s 24 unique and...

RM Sotheby’s New York ICONS sale

NEW YORK – Just in time for the holidays, the exhibition for RM Sotheby’s third Manhattan sale, entitled ICONS, Is now open to the public at Sotheby’s York Avenue headquarters ahead of the auction on the evening of December 6th.   Celebrating the cutting edge of automotive design, ICONS presents an expertly...

Neil Young’s cars and items on menu for Julien’s auction

LOS ANGELES _ Cars and other items from rocker Neil Young’s collection will close out the Julien’s 2017 season Dec. 9 in Los Angeles and live online. The event will feature the singer/songwriter’s personal collection of model trains, classic cars, guitars, recording gear, clothing, memorabilia and more.   Julien’s Auctions will present more than 230 items from Young’s...

RM Sotheby’s early stars in upcoming Paris sale

LONDON _ RM Sotheby’s will holds its fifth annual Paris sale on Febr. 7during the world-famous Rétromobile week (Feb. 7-11). Early consignments include a 1925 Bugatti Type 35 Grand Prix, offered from long-term French ownership. Known as one of the most successful of the Bugatti racing models, chassis no. 4394 was delivered...

Mecum Kissimmee to offer up 3,000+ cars

  KISSIMMEE, Fla. _ Mecum Auctions will return to Kissimmee, Fla., for the world’s largest annual collector car auction with more than 3,000 classic and collector cars set to cross the block Jan. 5-14. The mega auction with its massive car-show-style layout will be complemented by thousands of road art offerings....

Worldwide Scottsdale Auction to offer up Indy 500 racers

AUBURN, Ind. _ Worldwide Auctioneers will line up two renowned Indianapolis 500 Racecars at its annual Scottsdale Auction at the start of Arizona Car Week on Wednesday, Jan. 17. On the menu is “Smokey” Yunick’s first Indy 500 entry, a 1957 Kurtis Kraft 500G Indianapolis 500 Roadster, a 5th place finisher at...

Carlisle Auctions wraps up 2017 season in Florida

  LAKELAND, Fla. _ With 2017’s Fall Florida AutoFest Nov. 11-12 signaled the end of Carlisle Auctions’ season. Over 400 consignments crossed the block spanning 100 years of production.   A 1964 Corvette went for $79,180 (including fees) to take top honors. A 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T brought $72,225. Carlisle Events...