Archive for Classic Car Spotlight

Magnificent Series of Coachbuilt Classics To Grace RM’s Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance Sale

· RM Auctions returns as the official auction house of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, March 9, 2013 · Single-day sale features breathtaking roster of more than 80 investment-quality collector cars · Notable highlights include an outstanding series of coachbuilt classics headlined by a multi-million-dollar 1935 Duesenberg Model SJ Walker-LaGrande Convertible Coupe and a trio […]

The Mecum Marathon In Kissimmee Sets New Record As World’s Largest

Unprecedented 10-day Auction Goes Where No Other Auction Has Ever Gone Before Walworth, Wis. – Mecum Auctions’ record-setting 10-day auction, held Jan. 18-27, exceeded all expectations transforming more than 100 acres of land at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Fla., into the nation’s collector car epicenter. A total of 3,337 lots filled every building and […]

Steve McQueen Chevrolet Styleline Leads Exciting List of Celebrity Rides at Auctions America’s Fort Lauderdale Sale

· Auctions America kicks off its 2013 calendar, March 22 – 24, 2013 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida · Regarded as South Florida’s premier collector car auction, multi-day sale expected to feature more than 550 quality collector cars · Star attraction: 1951 Chevrolet Styleline DeLuxe Convertible formerly owned by Steve McQueen to be offered at no […]

RM Auctions Realizes Spectacular $36.4 Million at Single-Day Arizona Biltmore Sale

· RM generates more than $36.4 million in sales with 89 percent of all lots sold at its 14th annual Arizona sale · Single-day sale features selective, handpicked offering of blue-chip automobiles, eclipses 2012 Arizona sale tally by more than 42 percent · Eight automobiles achieve million-dollar plus results with multiple new auction records set […]

RM Group of Companies Enjoys Significant Growth and Record $360 Million in Auction Sales During 2012

· RM group of companies, including RM Auctions and Auctions America, generates more than $360 million in auction sales in 2012 · Results tally represents best performance in the history of the collector car hobby · RM Auctions secures 49 individual million-dollar-plus transactions and a string of new auction records · Biennial Monaco sale enters […]

RM Auctions Concludes Record 2012 Calendar with $11.5 Million John Staluppi ‘Cars of Dreams’ Museum Sale

· RM’s John Staluppi ‘Cars of Dreams’ Museum sale generates more than $11.5 million with 100 percent of all lots sold · The result of a decade of dedicated collecting by John Staluppi, the single-day sale presented 113 vehicles and 63 lots of memorabilia ‘without reserve’ · Top automotive lots included a 1956 Cadillac Series […]

RM Auctions: Pair of 1960s Automotive Icons Take Center Stage at RM Arizona

· RM Auctions secures a highly desirable 1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta ‘Competizione’ and an ultra-rare 1965 Ford GT40 for its January 18 sale in Phoenix, Arizona · Latest multi-million-dollar entries join a stellar list of more than 80 blue-chip collector cars, including a rare 1930 Duesenberg Model J Derham Tourster, offered for the […]

Mecum Auctions: McMullen Roadster Highlights Top Sellers At Mecum In SoCal

Hot Rods, Classics, Muscle Cars and More at The Anaheim Convention Center Walworth, Wis. – Mecum Auctions set another milestone with the exciting inaugural Anaheim Auction, hosting capacity crowds every day of the three-day event held Nov. 15-17 at the Anaheim Convention Center. It was the largest collector car auction ever held in Southern Calif. […]

Collectors Set to Descend on Florida For RM’s Highly Anticipated Sale of the John Staluppi Cars of Dreams Museum

· Final countdown underway to RM’s John Staluppi Cars of Dreams Museum sale, December 1, in North Palm Beach, Florida · Auction features nearly 120 automobiles without reserve, with a strong emphasis on American convertibles of the ’50s and ’60s · Selection rounded out by more than 60 lots of memorabilia, including a historic 1918 […]

RM Auctions: Texas-Sized Charlie Thomas Collection Brings $7.4 Million at Dallas Auction

· RM Auctions’ sale of the Charlie Thomas Collection generates $7.4 million, with 100 percent of lots sold · Top sellers include a 1946 Chrysler Town & Country Roadster for $143,000 and a 1954 Packard Caribbean Convertible for $132,000 · Sale captures attention of global collector car community with bidders representing eight countries around the […]