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Exceptional $6.6M 1937 Delahaye tops auction record at Amelia Island

Malcolm Pray’s top-selling 1937 Delahaye 135 Competition Court Torpedo Roadster (Darin Schnabel © 2014 Courtesy of RM Auctions)

  AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. – RM Auctions, the official auction house of the world-renowned Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, continued its record-setting 2014 auction calendar this weekend, achieving the company’s best-ever Amelia Island results at its 16th annual sale with a … More »

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Mecum goes big, again, in Kissimmee

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Mecum’s January sale in Kissimmee, Fla., featured more than 2,600 collector vehicles crossing the block. More »

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RM Auctions adds to Rétromobile action in 2014

RM Auctions hammers on highest sale during Rétromobile with $5 million 1955 Jaguar D-Type Story and photos by Kit Foster Car auctions have been a feature of Rétromobile as long as most people can remember. Christies held the official franchise … More »

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Super low-mileage cars at Ft. Lauderdale Auctions America sale

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Auctions America is delighted to announce a bevy of rare, desirable, low mileage cars at its annual Fort Lauderdale sale, March 14-16, including classic and modern examples ranging from a 1954 Chevrolet Corvette to a 2006 Ford GT. More »

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How much is that dust worth?

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One of the big questions amongst collectors on a barn find is: Wash or Not to Wash? Well, it all boils down to who’s dirt is it? What is the origination of that dirt? Was it the original owners, a … More »

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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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