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Auctions America Fort Lauderdale tops $20 million

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Auctions America saw a strong start to its 2016 auction season April 1-3, generating $20 million — including premiums — in sales with 70 percent of all lots sold at its 14th annual Fort Lauderdale event. The multi-day event enjoyed strong attendance, with bidders hailing from 41 states across the...

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Auctions America’s 14th annual Fort Lauderdale

Auctions America returns to South Florida, April 1-3, for the company’s 14th annual Fort Lauderdale. Widely regarded not only as South Florida’s premier collector car auction, but also one of the area’s leading classic car shows, the spring event presents a wonderful showcase of automotive history and design for collectors and enthusiasts alike. This...

Mecum Auctions returns to Houston

Mecum Auctions will return to Houston for its fifth consecutive year April 14-16 with prospective buyers from across the nation converging the NRG Center for the auctioning of an estimated 1,000 American muscle cars, Corvettes, classics, hot rods, resto mods and more set to cross the auction block. Among the auction’s main attractions is...

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The Elegance at Hershey to be Held June 10-12

A Weekend of Cars & Causes at The Hotel Hershey HERSHEY, PA – The Elegance at Hershey is a celebration of a bygone era when the automobile stirred our imaginations and quickened our hearts. Today, people both young and old marvel at the extravagances of the automobiles of the past. From race cars to street cars...

This 1939 Bentley Mark V 4.25 Litre from the JWR collection is up for bid in the June 11 Elegance at Hershey auction presented by The Finest Automobile Auctions. Bid online on Proxibid. (PRNewsFoto/Proxibid)

Finest Automobile Auctions will debut live auction at Elegance at Hershey

BEDFORD HILLS, N.Y. /PRNewswire/ — The Finest Automobile Auctions, a new auction house focused on delivering the finest experience for collector car enthusiasts, and Proxibid have partnered to bring together some of the most sought-after collector cars available at auction with the most sophisticated online bidding solution to ensure collectors from across the globe can bid...

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Mecum started 2016 in a big way

What started out as a relatively small Corvette-based sale in Kissimmee, Florida just a little over a decade ago, has grown by leaps and bounds to become the largest collector-car auction in Dana Mecum’s schedule. In fact, it is the largest collector-car auction in size, time and number of cars offered anywhere in the...

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A hybrid car made in America 100 years before the Prius

Bonhams to offer the one-and-only landmark 1896 Armstrong Phaeton Hybrid at its Amelia Island Auction on March 10th New York – With the dawn of the automobile America was among the vanguard in terms of innovation, and few places were more a hotbed of motoring development than New England. In 1896 the Armstrong Company...

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1937 Bugatti 576SC Sports tourer up for auction

Ultimate pre-war supercharged rarity will be offered at Bonhams’ Amelia Island Auction March 10 NEW YORK – Bonhams announced a noteworthy addition to its second annual Amelia Island Auction next month – a 1937 Bugatti 57SC Sports Tourer with one-off coachwork by Vanden Plas. Chassis number 57541 is regarded by many as one of the...

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Barn find Renaults

RANDERS, Denmark — Campen Auktioner’s recent discovery of more than 50 Renault automobiles in a barn on the Danish island of Funen in January this year reminded us that there are still undiscovered treasures lurking in attics, cellars and barns around the world. Although many of the cars are non-runners, they were carefully prepared...