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European sports cars led the way at Bonham’s Scottsdale Auction

Scottsdale, Ariz. – Bonhams hosted it’s seventh annual collectors’ car auction during the Scottsdale Car Week. Large crowds turned out for another successful sale that saw a total of $25.2-million with an 87% sell-through rate. Leading the sale were sports and sports-racing cars from Europe. The star of the day was the...

RM Sotheby’s Arizona recap

PHOENIX, ARIZONA – RM Sotheby’s diverse roster of blue-chip collector cars spanning pre-war American classics through iconic European sports cars and high performance modern collectibles powered its 19th annual Arizona sale to a final $36,523,620 with 88 percent of all lots sold at the Arizona Biltmore, January 18-19.   Top sale honors went...

Gooding & Company achieves $49 Million in Scottsdale Auctions

  SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Gooding & Company realized $49,215,650 at the company’s 11th annual two-day Scottsdale Auctions. President David Gooding and Auctioneer Charlie Ross sold 110 of 129 lots for an 85% sales rate, which resulted in a robust average price of $447,415 per car sold. An impressive 12 cars...

AUCTION PREVIEW: McCormick’s Palm Springs Sale

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. _ Several special German sports cars will be among the nearly 600 vehicles scheduled to cross the auction block on Feb. 23-25 at the next McCormick’s Collector Car Auction.   A 1974 Porsche 914 Targa. has been in the same family for 40 years. It has been driven only...

Carlisle Auctions adds June 16 event

CARLISLE, Pa. _ Carlisle Auctions announced a new auction event Saturday, June 16. The Carlisle Auctions Summer Sale will begin at 12 p.m. and feature a 200-car collector/classic car lineup. To consign or register as a bidder call 717-960-6400 or visit www.CarlisleAuctions.com. Spectator admission is $10 (kids 12 and under free).

AUCTION WRAPUP: Mecum Kissimmee

  KISSIMMEE, Fla. _ Mecum Auctions’ annual collector car auction in Kissimmee, Florida achieved $10 million in growth over last year’s auction, Mecum Kissimmee 2018 saw 2,208 vehicles hammer sold from Jan. 5-14 for overall sales totals of $96.6 million. With 3,023 vehicles crossing the auction block, the sell-through rate reached...

Leake Auctions acquired by Ritchie Bros.

VANCOUVER _ Ritchie Bros. has announced the acquisition of Leake Auction Company, an Oklahoma-based collector car auctioneer, established in 1972.    “Ritchie Bros. continues to expand and bring its professional auctions to other sectors and asset categories,” said Greg Owens, Group President (New Sectors & Ventures), Ritchie Bros. “Ritchie Bros. has had...

Free Car Cruise and Classic Car Auction at Winter AutoFest

CARLISLE, PA – With bone-chilling cold gripping the northeast and mid-Atlantic regions, classic and collector car enthusiasts need an escape and beginning February 23, 2018 at the SUN ‘n FUN Campus in Lakeland, car lovers can beat the winter blues and get their car fix with Carlisle Events, Carlisle Auctions and...

Atlantic City Auction & Car Show celebrates 45th anniversary

Atlantic City Auction and Car Show – February 9-11 Atlantic City – In celebration of their 45th Anniversary, the AC Auctions & Car Show will be giving away cash prizes all weekend long! Lucky attendees could win their share of $4500! See Paul Walker’s “2 Fast 2 Furious” Mitsubishi EVO, Monster...