Arizona

Leo Gephart: one of the hobby’s earliest icons

On April 17, the hobby lost one of the men who made car collecting what it is today. It was Leo Gephart who was the driving force to creating auctions in Arizona every January and Auburn, Ind., each Labor Day weekend. Gephart was also the man who brought professional transport services to the hobby....

Hollywood history plays role in Russo and Steele Scottsdale success

The 14th annual Russo and Steele Scottsdale auction opened on Jan. 15 to magnificent weather and record attendance. As always, the collection was as diverse and eclectic as some of the attendees, this writer included. At a glance, the top dollar cars were a 1966 early production Lamborghini for $742,000, a 1963 Tempest factory...

Gooding & Company’s Scottsdale auctions exceed $49.4 million

11 new auction records set at Gooding & Company’s two-day sale in 2014 Six cars sell above the $2 million mark and 13 cars sell above $1 million   SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Gooding & Company, the auction house acclaimed for selling the world’s most significant and valuable collector cars, realized more than $49.4 million...

Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale sale tops $113 million

 HIGHLIGHTS: ·  1399  cars sold ·  Over $113 million gross sales ·  An estimated 300,000 attendees ·  14 vehicles sold to benefit various national and local charities   SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced the strongest sales results in the 43-year history of the Scottsdale car auction. Over the...