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‘Million Dollar Car Hunters’ starring RM Sotheby’s

LONDON – RM Sotheby’s announced its starring role in an all-new television documentary series that provides a glimpse into the thrilling world of collector car auctions. Titled Million Dollar Car Hunters, the series charts a full year in the life of RM’s expert car specialists as they traverse the globe on a mission to...

Vintage convertibles cruise into America’s Car Museum

TACOMA, Wash. _ America’s Car Museum (ACM) is blowing the top off its Summer Drive Series with a gathering of vintage convertibles on display in the Route 66 Gallery. ACM’s Route 66 Gallery is known for featuring vintage American cars from the golden age of motoring – the ’50s and ’60s. To pay homage...

Mecum Auctions ‘Gone Farmin’ offers up John Deere tractors

Walworth, WI –  More than 175 of the finest vintage John Deere tractors from the Ron Drosselmeyer Collection will be offered June 2-3 at Cam II Warehouse in Muscatine, Iowa. Drosselmeyer’s notable assemblage of more than 175 tractors—most of which are beautifully restored—includes tractors from the 1950s and early ‘60s, with a handful dating to the...

RM Sotheby’s offers up bikes at Villa Erba sale

LONDON – RM Sotheby’s, the official auction house of the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, announced that it will present a single-owner collection of fine motorcycles, comprising some of the most significant machines ever made, at its exclusive Villa Erba sale, May 27th, on the shores of Lake Como, Italy. Dubbed ‘Moto-Icons: From Café Racer...

Keels & Wheels Concours turns 22

SEA-BROOK, Texas _ The 22nd Annual Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance which will take place May 6-7. The weekend-long classic car and vintage wooden boat show takes place each spring at the Lakewood Yacht Club in  Seabrook, Texas and attracts more than 15,000 attendees. The car and boat exhibitors come from every part of the...

The Gavel: Cars of the Saratoga Auto Auction Exhibit opening reception

Friday, April 28th, 2017 6:00pm-9:00pm Join the Saratoga Automobile Museum for their exhibit’s opening cocktail reception and get an insiders look at the workings of the classic and collector automobile auctions that have become so popular with television viewers. The exhibit includes a 1931 Ford Model A Woody, a very rare 1957 Chrysler 300C, a 1957 Ford...

Iola 2017 to include ‘2nd Gen’ collector cars

  IOLA, Wis._ Wisconsin’s Iola Car Show has a long tradition of honoring some of the oldest vehicles in the industry. With the inclusion of “Second Generation Collector Vehicles,” or Neo-Classics, 2017 will be no exception.   “When Guy Carpenter approached us with his hopes to see this class of vehicles included in the...

Auction Preview: Spring Carlisle

CARLISLE, Pa. _ Carlisle Auctions’ will conduct its Spring Carlisle Auction on April 20-22 at the Carlisle Expo Center. The auction iruns in conjunction with Spring Carlisle with 100,000 visitors converging on central Pennsylvania. Carlisle Auctions has expanded its offering from two days to three in 2017 for its Carlisle based auctions. Some 500+ consignments...

New auto museum opens in Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. _ Real estate developer Michael Dezer has opened the Fort Lauderdale Auto Museum at Xtreme Action Park. The Fort Lauderdale Auto Museum is the latest car adventure for Dezer, who also owns locations in Miami and Las Vegas. This Museum features five collections: old New York City with the Roaring 30’s collection;...

La Jolla Concours d’Elegance 2017 recap

LA JOLLA, Calif _ The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance celebrated 13 years the weekend of April 7-9 at the chic coastal town of La Jolla. The event concluded with a fantastic display of automobiles set along the picturesque cliffs of the Pacific Ocean. The show saw over 10,000 attendees over the course of the...