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Going once, going twice… Sold! We all know activity in the marketplace impacts the value of our vintage vehicles. Keep tabs on the hottest sellers on the market with our collector car auction coverage. Old Cars Weekly brings you the latest sold prices here.

Branson Auction is a buyer’s market

The top-selling car at the fall Branson Auction was this 1936 Auburn 852 Phaeton Sedan, called sold at $97,000.

Jim Cox and his wife, Kathy, hosted another enjoyable fall edition of the 35th annual Branson auction over the weekend of Oct. 18-19. The top sale of the weekend almost didn’t happen. See what happened with the 1936 Auburn 852 convertible sedan. More »

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‘Art of the Auto’ auction brings huge numbers in Big Apple

1964 Ferrari 250 LM by Carrozzeria Scaglietti, sold for $14,300,000.

RM Auctions and Sotheby’s Art of the Automobile auction generated $62,797,500 of sales in two hours of furious bidding. More »

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Crusher is the big winner at Lende Collection sale

One of four 1959 Plymouths offered at the Lende Collection Auction in Walum, N.D., this Fury sedan received no offers, nor did its three counterparts, and all were relegated to the crusher.

Not that anyone was keeping score, but the crusher contracted to provide cleanup after the sale defeated the preservationists at the Lende Collection Auction held Nov. 2 in Walum, N.D. More »

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Mecum takes financial, marketing stake in MidAmerica Auctions

George Pardos Collection, 1911 Harley-Davidson 7D. (Photo by David Newhardt, Courtesy of Mecum Auctions)

Mecum will present MidAmerica’s 23rd annual Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction Jan. 9-11 More »

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Mecum Auctions expands into motorcycles with MidAmerica Auctions partnership

Mecum Auctions has taken a financial and marketing stake in MidAmerica Auctions beginning with the 23rd annual Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction & Races. As Mecum Auctions continues to grow, the company will expand into the motorcycle auction market via the … More »

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4 wheels + 6 figures = GAA Classic Car Auction

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The GAA Classic Car Auction at the “Palace” in Greensboro, N.C., was held on Nov. 7-9 offering a record number of cars. More »

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Stars, cars and memorabilia announced for Motostalgia

Lot 139: 1977 Shadow Formula 1 DN8-4A

As if the 75+ collector cars already announced for the Motostalgia Auction d’Elegance was not enough, the organizers of one of the most highly-anticipated auction events announced the extraordinary addition of the 1977 Shadow DN8 Formula One Race Car. More »

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Lincoln used to transport Kennedys to final flight to Dallas sold

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The Lincoln Continental used to transport the Kennedys to their final flight from Fort Worth to Dallas, sold for $318,000 on Oct. 24, according to RR Auction, based in New Hampshire. More »

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$3.2 million Corvette a ‘blue chip investment’

Dana Mecum sold this rare L88 1967 Corvette roadster for a record price of $3.2 million. It is one of 20 such cars built, and combined with its documented race history and the emotion behind the sale, bidding went through the roof.

Dana Mecum sold this rare L88 1967 Corvette roadster for a record price of $3.2 million. It is one of 20 such cars built, and combined with its documented race history and the emotion behind the sale, bidding went through the roof. More »

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Auction Results: Lambrecht by the numbers

At $140,000, this 1.3-mile 1958 Chevrolet Cameo with a six was the top seller at the VanDerBrink Auctions sale of the Lambrecht Collection in Pierce, Neb.

Auction results from the VanDerBrink Lambrecht Auction in Pierce, Neb., on Sept. 28-29, 2013 More »

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