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Hollywood history plays role in Russo and Steele Scottsdale success

Lee Marvin's 1968 Shelby GT 500KR sold for $150,000.

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 … More »

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History Rolls On…

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Old Cars Weekly welcomes our newest blogger Yvette VanDerBrink, owner of VanDerBrink Auctions, LLC, and known in auction and salvage circles as Lil’ Nordstrom’s Gal. She will be blogging routinely on the world of buying, selling and nurturing collector cars. … More »

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Bonhams reports their third Scottsdale auction the best yet

Lot 130: 1931 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Supercharged Gran Sport Spider. Coachwork by Zagato. Sold for US$ 3,080,000 inc. premium.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Bonhams’ third annual auction during the Scottsdale Car Week was a smashing success, nearly doubling last year’s total and quadrupling that of the first year. More »

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Gooding & Company’s Scottsdale auctions exceed $49.4 million

1997 McLaren F1 GTR Longtail 021R (sold for $5,280,000). Image copyright and courtesy of Gooding & Company. Photo by Eric Fairchild.

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 … More »

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Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale sale tops $113 million

With Sales Exceeding $113 Million, Setting Company Record and Breaking World Records, Sir Stirling Moss, in 1955 300SL Gullwing, Crosses the Block in Third-Highest Selling Car at Barrett-Jackson 43rd Annual Scottsdale Auction. (PRNewsFoto/Barrett-Jackson)

 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 … More »

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Gene Simmons’ custom ’56 Ford F-100 ‘Snakebit’ to sell for charity

1956 Ford F100 "Snakebit." Photo courtesy Wheels of Dreams.

Gene Simmons’ “Snakebit,” a custom 1956 Ford F-100, will be sold at the Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Jan. 17 to raise funds for the new Children’s Hospital of Saskatchewan in Canada. More »

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2014 Scottsdale, Arizona, Auction Guide

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Preview of six main auctions during 2014 Arizona Auction Week in Scottsdale. More »

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Branson Auction is a buyer’s market

The top-selling car at the fall Branson Auction was this 1936 Auburn 852 Phaeton Sedan, called sold at $97,000.

Jim Cox and his wife, Kathy, hosted another enjoyable fall edition of the 35th annual Branson auction over the weekend of Oct. 18-19. The top sale of the weekend almost didn’t happen. See what happened with the 1936 Auburn 852 convertible sedan. More »

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‘Art of the Auto’ auction brings huge numbers in Big Apple

1964 Ferrari 250 LM by Carrozzeria Scaglietti, sold for $14,300,000.

RM Auctions and Sotheby’s Art of the Automobile auction generated $62,797,500 of sales in two hours of furious bidding. More »

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Crusher is the big winner at Lende Collection sale

One of four 1959 Plymouths offered at the Lende Collection Auction in Walum, N.D., this Fury sedan received no offers, nor did its three counterparts, and all were relegated to the crusher.

Not that anyone was keeping score, but the crusher contracted to provide cleanup after the sale defeated the preservationists at the Lende Collection Auction held Nov. 2 in Walum, N.D. More »

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