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Amelia Island

Amelia Island Schedule

March 10: Bonhams’ The Amelia Island Auction will be held at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club on Amelia Island. Early highlights include a 1924 Bentley 3-Liter Red Label Speed Model tourer, 1933 Maserati 8C 3000 Biposto, 1957 Ferrari 275GTB/4, 1960 Maserati 3500GT Spider and Bob Lutz’s 1935 Riley MPH Two-seater sports car. Learn more...

1970 Pontiac GTO Convertible (Lot S105)
Photo by Carol Duckworth, Courtesy of Mecum Auctions

Mecum in Kansas City March 11-12

Mecum Collector Car Auction at the Kansas City Convention Center March 11-12 For more than 20 years, Mecum Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction company, has regularly held auctions at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, Mo. That history continues March 11-12 as an estimated 700 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes,...

Reggie Jackson

Reggie Jackson partners with Rick Cole Auctions

California-based Rick Cole Auctions has announced baseball Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson has acquired an ownership interest in the company. Jackson, a longtime car enthusiast and collector, joins company founder Rick Cole and Terry Price as a full partner in the firm. “I’ve enjoyed my relationship with Terry and Rick for decades and have...

RecordBreaking Ferarri

$35.7 million sale of Ferrari 335 S Scaglietti

Paris – Friday, February 5, 2016, shortly after 6:50 p.m., at the Retromobile Salon, Artcurial Motorcars, the collectors’ car department at Artcurial recorded one of the most expensive car sales at auction ever, under the gavel of Maitre Hervé Poulain. The iconic 1957 Ferrari 335 S Scaglietti, from the Pierre Bardinon Collection was bought by an international...

Mecum Plymouth

$93 million in sales at Mecum’s Kissimmee Auction

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — The Mecum Kissimmee Auction, the world’s largest classic and collector car auction, held Jan. 15-24, combined with post-auction sales brought in $93 million, setting a new record total for the company. The two full road art days brought outstanding sales in the memorabilia collecting realm with 1,300 items sold, including a...

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Highlights from Arizona Auction Week 2016

RM Sotheby’s 2016 Arizona sale at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix. RM Sotheby’s sale saw $62.8 million in total sales and 85 percent of all lots sold. The event was headlined by the 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Special Roadster, which achieved $9.9 million to set a new record for the most expensive car to...

Lot 170

Artcurial Motorcars Retromobile Sale

The official Retromobile sale by Artcurial Motorcars at the 41st Retromobile Salon Feb. 5 will present 172 fine automobiles, including the l1957 Ferrari 335 Sport Scaglietti from the collection of renowned industrialist Pierre Bardinon. Other highlight cars on the menu include: Lot 170 – 1957 Ferrari 335 Sport Scaglietti from the Pierre Bardinon Collection The...

Ferarri

RM Sotheby’s brings a century of motor car history to Paris

RM Sotheby’s returns to Paris, February 3, 2016, for its third annual collector car sale during the world-famous Retromobile week. The evening auction is held at the historic Place Vauban and will feature a carefully curated selection of 61 of the finest motor cars from both pre- and post-war periods. From top-tier sports, racing...

1929 Duesenberg Model J Disappearing Top Torpedo Convertible Coupe (credit – Darin Schnabel © 2015 courtesy RM Sotheby’s)

RM Sotheby’s 2016 Arizona Biltmore Auction

RM Sotheby’s announced a spectacular series of final entries for its first event of the New Year— its 17th annual Arizona sale, January 28 – 29 at the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa. The group is headlined by an exceptional 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Special Roadster. One of the most prestigious and beautiful automobiles...

Chassis number CSX 3010, is the 10th chassis number of only 23 1965 Competition 427 Cobras built by Shelby. It will be among the cars for sale at RM Sothebys’ annual Phoenix sale Jan. 28-29.

2016 Scottsdale Auction Week lineup

RM Sothbeby’s annual Scottsdale sale will be held Jan. 28-29 at the Phoenix Biltmore Resort and Spa and features more than 125 motor cars, including American Classics, 1960s European touring cars and modern super cars. Leading the menu for the 17th annual sale is a 1965 Shelby 427 Competition Cobra, chassis no. CSX 3010,...