Archive for Auction News

Mecum Closes Out 2013 With Grand Finale In Kansas City

795 Cars Crossed Mecum’s Auction Block Dec. 5-7 for $11.5 Million in Sales Walworth, Wis. – Mecum Auctions’ 2013 grand finale event at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, Mo., was the cherry on top of yet another amazing year of success for the world’s largest collector car auction company. Of the 795 […]

Rare 1963 Shelby 289 Cobra Leads Exciting Line Up at Auctions America’s Fort Lauderdale Sale

- Auctions America kicks off its 2014 collector car calendar March 14 – 16, 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida – Regarded as South Florida’s premier collector car auction, the multi-day sale is expected to feature more than 450 cars spanning all segments of the collector car market – Vehicle highlights include a 1963 Shelby Cobra, […]

Volume And Variety At Mecum’s Second Annual Anaheim Auction

More than 800 Classic and Collector Cars Crossed the Mecum Block Nov. 21-23 Walworth, Wis. – Mecum Auctions returned to Anaheim, Calif., for its second annual auction at the Anaheim Convention Center and with spectators and bidders pouring in, total sales reached nearly $14 million. With 812 vehicles crossing Mecum’s block Nov. 21-23, 412 hammered […]

RM Auctions and Sotheby’s Stun the Market with Incredible $63 Million ‘Art of the Automobile’ Sale in New York

- RM Auctions and Sotheby’s momentous Art of the Automobile auction generates $62,797,500 of sales in two hours of furious bidding – Records tumble with the historic 1964 Ferrari 250 LM by Carrozzeria Scaglietti achieving $14,300,000 while the stunning 1938 Talbot-Lago T150-C SS Teardrop Cabriolet by Figoni et Falaschi sells for $7,150,000 – 93 percent […]

Auctions America Kicks Off 2014 with Online Memorabilia Sale

· Auctions America to lift the gavel on approximately 800 lots of memorabilia without reserve, January 24-25, 2014 in Auburn, Indiana · Two-day sale headlined by the Wally Arnold Collection featuring petroliana, automobilia, signs, soda fountain and country store nostalgia · Auction also boasts extensive collection of model railroads including O Gauge treasures · Frequently […]

Mecum Auctions: Steve McQueen’s Harley-Davidson To Cross Mecum’s Block In Anaheim

1938 WLD Solo Sport Owned and Ridden by McQueen will be Auctioned off Nov. 23 Walworth, Wis. – Mecum Auctions will offer a rare piece of celebrity history at the second annual Anaheim auction this Nov. 21-23 at the Anaheim Convention Center – a motorcycle once owned and ridden by “The King of Cool” Steve […]

RM Auctions: Sports and Racing Rarities Lead Early Highlights For RM’s Two-Day Arizona Sale

· RM Auctions returns to the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa in Phoenix from January 16–17 to kick off its 2014 collector car season · Expanded to two days in 2014, the well-established sale will celebrate its 15th year by lifting the gavel on approximately 120 handpicked motor cars · Early highlights span the spectrum […]

750 Vehicles Slated To Cross Mecum’s Block In Sunny SoCal, Nov. 21-23

Pack Your Bags, Bring the Family, it’s Mecum Auction Time in Anaheim Walworth, Wis. – Mecum Auctions will take the gavel out to Orange County, Calif., for the second annual Mecum Anaheim Auction featuring 750 classic and collector cars at the Anaheim Convention Center this Nov. 21-23. The impressive 815,000-square-foot facility is located in the […]

RM Auctions Continues Strong 2013 Auction Season with $9.6 Million Hershey Sale

· RM Auctions generates more than $9.6 million in total sales, with 90 percent of all lots sold, at its annual Hershey, Pennsylvania, sale · Top-sellers: superlative 1933 Chrysler CL Imperial Convertible Roadster achieves $704,000; 1910 Pierce-Arrow 48-SS Seven Passenger Touring, offered for first time in six decades, brings $687,500 · Estate collection of Jim […]

Mecum Auctions Tops $18.6 Million In Chicago

Harley Earl Corvette leads all Sales at $1.5 Million Walworth, Wis. – The windy city welcomed Mecum Auctions with an exceptional sale and enormous crowds at the Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumburg, Ill., this past weekend. With 965 cars crossing the block throughout the three-day event, 615 hammered sold for a 64 percent sell-through rate […]