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RM Sotheby’s early stars in upcoming Paris sale

LONDON _ RM Sotheby’s will holds its fifth annual Paris sale on Febr. 7during the world-famous Rétromobile week (Feb. 7-11). Early consignments include a 1925 Bugatti Type 35 Grand Prix, offered from long-term French ownership. Known as one of the most successful of the Bugatti racing models, chassis no. 4394 was delivered...

Mecum Kissimmee to offer up 3,000+ cars

  KISSIMMEE, Fla. _ Mecum Auctions will return to Kissimmee, Fla., for the world’s largest annual collector car auction with more than 3,000 classic and collector cars set to cross the block Jan. 5-14. The mega auction with its massive car-show-style layout will be complemented by thousands of road art offerings....

Worldwide Scottsdale Auction to offer up Indy 500 racers

AUBURN, Ind. _ Worldwide Auctioneers will line up two renowned Indianapolis 500 Racecars at its annual Scottsdale Auction at the start of Arizona Car Week on Wednesday, Jan. 17. On the menu is “Smokey” Yunick’s first Indy 500 entry, a 1957 Kurtis Kraft 500G Indianapolis 500 Roadster, a 5th place finisher at...

Carlisle Auctions wraps up 2017 season in Florida

  LAKELAND, Fla. _ With 2017’s Fall Florida AutoFest Nov. 11-12 signaled the end of Carlisle Auctions’ season. Over 400 consignments crossed the block spanning 100 years of production.   A 1964 Corvette went for $79,180 (including fees) to take top honors. A 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T brought $72,225. Carlisle Events...

Bonham’s sells Bothwell Collection

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. _ Bonhams auctioned the automotive collection of Lindley and Ann Bothwell Nov. 11, finding new homes for a rare group of racing automobiles, an assortment of Brass Era touring cars, horse-drawn street cars, and one of the best collections of early model trains in the world..   The...

Russo & Steele plans Scottsdale return

Scottsdale, Ariz.  _ Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions returns to Scottsdale, Ariz. Jan. 17-21 at the Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. The annual auction will feature an “auction in the round” format with five days and more than 800 cars crossing the block. A fresh new event layout is on all...

The Concours d’Elegance of Texas’ 7th annual event schedule

Vintage Motoring and Luxury Lifestyle Event to be held April 20-22, 2018 in the Arlington Entertainment District Arlington, TX – The Concours d’Elegance of Texas is one of the largest vintage motoring and luxury lifestyle events in the state, a world-class gathering of collector cars and vintage motorcycles in a park setting....

Tom Mack Auctions’ ‘Old Car Heaven’ Sale Dec. 2

Tom Mack Auctions will hold a court-ordered no-reserve auction on Saturday, Dec. 2., with 80 collector cars. The sale features the contents of the Old Car Heaven museum near downtown Birmingham, Ala.. Bidding will start at 11 a.m. The sale will include, but is not limited to: Five Packards 1916-1940 Eight Chrysler Letter-Series...

Saratoga Auction funds distracted driving program

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. _ The first Saratoga Auto Auction, held Sept. 22-23 and organized by the Saratoga Automobile Museum, raised more than $150,000 to support the museum’s distracted driving, education and exhibit programs. “The proceeds raised at the auction will help make our roads safer,” said Jim Letts, executive director of...

Bothwell Collection highlights Bonham’s sale

LOS ANGELES _ The highly acclaimed Bothwell Collection of southern California will be auctioned on Nov. 11 at the family ranch near Los Angeles by Bonhams. Among the marquee lots will be a 1914 Peugeot L45 Grand Prix Racer, 1908 Benz ‘Prinz Heinrich’ Raceabout and 1908 Mercedes-Simplex Raceabout. The collection, which was once considered the...