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Auction recap: Bonham’s Greenwich Sale

NEW YORK CITY _ Bonhams 10th annual Greenwich auction held Sunday, June 4 sale brought in a total of $7,380,000 in sales. Leading the sale were classic European sporting cars and modern supercars. The excellent condition, highly optioned, Euro-spec 1990 Ferrari F40 sold for $880,000 while the expertly restored 1932 Bugatti Type 49 Roadster...

Mecum Auctions Returns to Portland June 16-17

WALWORTH, Wis._ Mecum Auctions will return to Oregon for Mecum Portland 2017 on June 16-17 at the Portland Expo Center with an estimated 600 American muscle cars, Corvettes, classics, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more to cross the auction block. The inaugural Mecum Portland collector car auction held last year over Father’s Day weekend...

RM Sotheby’s adds entries to Santa Monica sale

CULVER CITY, Calif. _ RM Sotheby’s has announced recent entries for its upcoming Santa Monica sale, June 24 at California’s historic Barker Hangar. Set to lift the gavel on more than 170 cars and select memorabilia, the one-day sale presents the best of SoCal car culture. Featured will be six American Classics and customs...

Pair of M-B 300 SLs added to Gooding lineup

  SANTA MONICA, Calif. _ Gooding & Company has added pair of Mercedes-Benz 300 SLs, a Gullwing and a roadster, to its lineup for the Pebble Beach auction August 18-19. “Today, some 60 years on, it is almost impossible to find another pair of 300 SLs still in their original family ownership and unrestored,”...

RM Sotheby’s Villa Erba Sale

London – RM Sotheby’s concluded its fourth, successful Villa Erba sale on the shores of Lake Como, Italy.  Proving that the market for fine pre-war cars remains very strong, the star of the night was the 1937 Talbot-Lago T150-C SS ‘Goutte d’Eau’ Coupé by Figoni et Falaschi, affectionately known as the ‘Teardrop’. The car is undoubtedly one...

RM Sotheby’s to hold sale at Maranello factory

MARANELLO, Italy _ RM Sotheby’s is planning to hold an auction at the Ferrari factory in Maranello Sept. 9. The auction will bring together an exclusive, curated selection of the great sports, GT and racing Ferraris. The collaboration will see RM Sotheby’s join in the international year-long 70th anniversary celebrations. RM Sotheby’s and Ferrari...

Auctions America offers up Auburn Cord Duesenberg trio in Auburn

AUBURN, Indiana –  Auctions America has lined up a tremendous Auburn, Cord, Duesenberg trio for its flagship Auburn Fall sale—a perfect fit for the ACD Festival celebration. Early highlights for the August 31 – September 3 event, the trio includes a well-known Auburn Twelve Custom Phaeton, a superb Cord 812 Phaeton, and the only...

Classics abound in South Dakota auction

  MOBRIDGE, S.D./PRNewswire/ — It’s the type of auction that keeps classic car enthusiasts up at night. More than 300 collector vehicles will be sold on the auction ending June 24th with models that range from 1920’s through the 1990’s. The auction will feature classic names such as Camaro, Belair, Thunderbird, Power Wagon and Galaxy – which...

Greenwich Concours sale to offer up supercars

New York – Representing an impressively contrasting yet wholly complimentary aspect to a classic car auction, Bonhams has curated its annual Greenwich sale with a striking selection of modern supercars. To be hosted the first weekend of June in conjunction with the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance, just 30 miles north of New York City, Bonhams...

Jerry Seinfeld’s 2009 Lotus Exige S260 heads to auction

Dan Kruse Classics Midland-Odessa Classic Car Auction takes place Saturday, May 27, 2017  San Antonio, Texas – Dan Kruse Classics announced the addition of a striking 2009 Lotus Exige S260 Sports Coupe formerly owned by comedian and television star Jerry Seinfeld. The fastest too, from and around the track model, the 2009 Lotus Exige...