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Carlisle Events expands shows to three days in Pennsylvania

New Format at Spring and Fall Carlisle to Run Thursday–Saturday CARLISLE, PA – As part of this year’s schedule, the Carlisle Auction team is expanding its auction events at Spring and Fall Carlisle. Instead of two-day auctions running Thursday and Friday, the new format offers an auction at the Carlisle Expo Center on Thursday, Friday...

Mecum Kissimmee 2017 recap

KISSIMMEE, Fla. _ Mecum Kissimmee 2017, the world’s largest collector-car auction held Jan. 6-15, at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Florida, achieved more than $86 million in total sales. Of the nearly 2,700 vehicles to cross the auction block throughout the 10-day auction, a total of 1,981 vehicles were sold, accounting for a 75-percent...

Worldwide Auctioneers Scottsdale 2017

  Mitchell Carlson & Roy Velander, reporting   Scottsdale, AZ – Joining the Arizona auction fray in January this year was Worldwide Auctions. Set up in a defunct auto dealership near downtown old Scottsdale, they were the second of the seven venues to sell cars during the week, conducting their sale on Wednesday evening...

Magnum P.I. Ferrari up for auction this week

The 1984 Ferrari 308 GTS Quattrovalvole driven by Tom Selleck in the fourth season of the hit show “Magnum P.I.” will be auctioned this week (Thursday, January 19) as part of Bonhams’ Scottsdale Classic Car Auction. 1984 FERRARI 308 GTS QUATTROVALVOLE Coachwork by Scaglietti – Design by Pininfarina VIN. ZFFUA13A4E0051941 Engine no. 00383 2,926cc...

Atlantic City Auction & Car Show welcomes NASCAR Driver, Joey Logano

  Atlantic City – The Atlantic City Car Show and Auction will welcome Nascar driver, Joey Lagano to this year’s show. Eight-year NASCAR veteran, elite racer and future of the sport will be available for autographs and photo ops Saturday and Sunday, February 11-12 from 2-4 p.m. See Joey’s famous number twenty-two Penske Chevrolet all weekend long. You can also meet...

RM Sotheby’s offers ‘no reserve’ Porsche collection

London – RM Sotheby’s announced that it will offer 42 Porsches from a Swiss collection ‘without reserve’ across a series of its global auctions in 2017. The first group of motor cars from the collection—a docket of 13 vehicles—are bound for RM’s Paris sale next month (February 8th). Spooling up the turbos amongst the collection...

JLB Autocrib Porsche collection at Auctions America

Fort Lauderdale, Florida –  Auctions America will kick start its 2017 auction season in March by presenting the JLB Autocrib Collection—one of the nation’s preeminent Porsche collections— ‘without reserve’. Comprising a group of 25 Porsches along with an extensive groups of Porsche automobilia, the collection will be a highlight of Auctions America’s 15th annual Fort Lauderdale...

Rétromobile 2017 offers up items of Johnny Hallyday

This year, as part of the Rétromobile 2017 by Artcurial Motorcars sale, the auction house joins rock star Johnny Hallyday to present an auction event in which all profits will go to the charity La Bonne Etoile. France’s favorite rock star has caused a stir by offering two lots from his personal collection : his famous...

John Lennon’s 1965 Mercedes-Benz 230S up for auction at Scottsdale

Auburn, Indiana – Worldwide Auctioneers confirmed that Beatle John Lennon’s personal 1965 Mercedes-Benz 230SL will go under the hammer at its Scottsdale sale on Wednesday, January 18th. “We are thrilled to announce the addition of this historic motorcar to our Scottsdale lineup, once the personal property of one of the most influential and celebrated music icons...

Mecum Kansas City Auction recap

WALWORTH, Wis. – Winning bids totaled more than $8 million when Mecum Auctions returned to Kansas City last weekend for its biannual collector-car auction at the Kansas City Convention Center in Missouri. Over the course of the three-day auction, bidders took home 357 vehicles and 124 pieces of Road Art.  Corvettes dominated the top-sellers...