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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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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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Arizona Concours d’Elegance celebrates successful inaugural event

Best of Show won by 1925 Hispano Suiza H6B Cabriolet de Ville (Bob Golfen) Photo)

The inaugural Arizona Concours d’Elegance, held Sunday, Jan. 12, presented a selection of 75 magnificent automobiles for a highly successful first-time event, with winners announced for vehicle classes, special awards and Best of Show. 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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Inaugural Arizona Concours d’Elegance to launch Auction Week

1937 Maserati 6CM (Michael Tobian photo)

Inaugural Arizona Concours d’Elegance launches Auction Week on Jan. 12 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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Silver Auctions increases Arizona sales over last year

One collector consigned both examples of convertibles built by Pontiac for 1960.  This Bonneville sold for $24,750, while it’s smaller brother Catalina sold for $24,100.  Both will be staying together, as the same person bought them both.

Report by B. Mitchell Carlson Silver Auctions Fort McDowell, AZ January 19 & 20, 2013 216 of 333 cars offered were declared sold. Sales rate: 64.8 percent 8% buyers’ premium not included in these results Silver Auctions continued their tradition … More »

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Gooding & Company’s Scottsdale auctions realize $52.5M

This 1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider sold for $8.25 million at Gooding & Company's Scottsdale Auctions on Jan. 18 and 19, breaking records for both a steel LWB California Spider and is the most valuable car ever sold in Arizona auction week's history. (Image copyright and courtesy of Gooding & Company. Photo by Eric Fairchild.)

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. —Gooding & Company, the auction house acclaimed for selling the world’s most significant and valuable collector cars, realized $52.5 million at its annual Scottsdale Auctions this weekend. The auction house sold 101 of 104 lots, resulting in a … More »

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