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Diverse offerings made for exciting results at Bonhams’ Simeone Automobile Museum auction

Philadelphia – A pleasant atmosphere of enthusiastic connoisseurs and incredible automobiles permeated the annual auction at the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum in Pennsylvania on October 8th. With cars spanning the 20th century, from early American makes to mid-century European brands to modern collectibles, the unique sale offered something for every budget and taste. Diverse...

Paul Newman, Steve McQueen, Peter Fonda & Dennis Hopper Motorcycles up for auction

Celebrity motorcycles and historical gems gather for inaugural October sale at Barber Motorsports Museum Los Angeles – Following the recent announcement of Steve McQueen’s Husqvarna motorcycle from the film On Any Sunday, Bonhams auctioneers announced the consignment of motorcycles ridden or owned by Paul Newman, Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper and other celebrities. As with McQueen’s...

Auction giant Bonhams sold to new owners

  Epiris announced that Epiris Fund II, advised by Epiris LLP, has agreed the acquisition of auction giant Bonhams from private shareholders. Financial terms are not being disclosed. Founded in 1793, Bonhams is one of the world’s largest and most renowned auctioneers of automobiles, fine art and antiques, and jewelry. The...

European sportscars dominate Bonham’s Quail Lodge sale

Carmel, Calif. — Bonhams’ annual auction, held August 24th at Quail Lodge during the largest collector car week in the world, was a success. With 135 cars on offer, the garden party atmosphere in sunny Carmel Valley was the perfect setting for a sale that achieved a highly respectable sell-through rate of 82%...

Bonhams’ Greenwich Concours Auction results

  New York – Bonhams’ 11thannual Greenwich Concours d’Elegance Auction held June 3, on the lovely waterfront of Greenwich, Connecticut, saw record attendance and impressive sales results. With an incredible selection of nearly 125 cars representing every era of motoring over the last century, the sale realized more than $10.5-million with a...

Bonhams offering up cars from Carroll Shelby’s estate

  New York – Bonhams announced that it has been selected by the estate of Carroll Shelby to offer for sale cars from the personal collection of the late racer and designer. Two dozen automobiles owned by the automotive legend will be auctioned with no reserve at the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance in...

Bonhams Amelia Island Auction results

Amelia Island, Florida –  With healthy crowds of collector car enthusiasts in attendance, Bonhams fourth annual Amelia Island Auction saw an impressive sales total of nearly $13.5-million and a strong 87% sell-through rate. Held at the convenient and easily accessible Fernandina Beach Golf Club, the classic motorcar auction – scheduled to...

Bonhams offering a trio of Zephyrs at Amelia Island auction

New York – For its celebrated annual auction at Amelia Island, Florida, Bonhams has announced the consignment of a trio of Lincoln Zephyr Coupes from a single collection. With one each from 1939, 1940 and 1942, all three 12-cylinder coupes have been expertly restored to period correct, concours condition and perform and...