Archive for Auction News

Collector Cars in Santa Monica: Auctions America’s California Sale Finds New Home at the Historic Barker Hangar

· Auctions America’s California sale moves to an exciting new venue in Santa Monica · Held July 17-18, 2015 event follows two highly successful Auctions America sales in Southern California in 2013 and 2014 · Multi-day auction to feature diverse roster of 300 quality vehicles, catering for collectors of all genres · Early highlights led […]

Sotheby’s Acquires an Ownership Interest in RM Auctions, the World’s Leading Auctioneer Of Premium Collectible Automobiles

First RM Sotheby’s Sale To Take Place In Amelia Island, Florida, 14 March 2015 NEW YORK – Sotheby’s and RM Auctions are pleased to announce the formation of a new strategic partnership as Sotheby’s acquires a 25 percent ownership interest in the world’s foremost collector car auctioneer, which will now be known as RM Sotheby’s. […]

Late Model Collectibles Join Impressive List of Vehicles at Auctions America Fort Lauderdale Sale

· Auctions America prepares for its first auction of the 2015 season, March 27-29 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida · Regarded as South Florida’s premier collector car auction, the multi-day sale is expected to feature approximately 500 vehicles · Auction places spotlight on late model collectibles, highlighted by a pair of Ford GTs and a 2008 […]

Mecum Auctions – 230 Collector Cars Selling At No Reserve Feb. 27-28 In Las Vegas

Mecum Auctions to Sell Rogers’ Classic Car Museum Collection to Benefit Arts and Education Walworth, Wis. – Mecum Auctions will have the exclusive opportunity to offer the Rogers’ Classic Car Museum Collection of more than 230 classic cars at auction this Feb. 27-28, at no reserve. Mecum will take the auction stage directly to the […]

1960 Ferrari 400 Superamerica SWB Cabriolet Headlines at RM’s Amelia Island Sale

· RM Auctions announces additional highlights for its Amelia Island, Florida sale, March 14 · Recent entries led by a 1960 Ferrari 400 Superamerica SWB Cabriolet, one of the most valuable automobiles ever offered during the Amelia Island weekend · The official auction of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, single-day RM sale lifts gavel more […]

Multi-Record-Smashing Mecum Auction in Kissimmee

10-Day Auction Approaching $70 Million in Sales WALWORTH, Wis. – At the epicenter of central Florida in the land where dreams come true and lifelong memories are made, Mecum Auctions made history with its first collector car auction of 2015. Total sales for the 10-day event approach the $70-million mark, currently standing at $68,801,987. Of […]

Historic Highs for the 44th Annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction

It’s a wrap. The biggest auction in Barrett-Jackson history concluded at WestWorld, reaching historic highs and resulting in some truly unforgettable moments. During the 10-day auction, Barrett-Jackson recorded more than $130 million in sales of 1,611 vehicles (unaudited) and a world-record $6.55 million in automobilia sales (unaudited), making it the highest sales result to date. […]

Headliners Abound At Mecum’s Houston Auction

April 10-12 Collector Car Auction Set to Feature Several Vintage Greats WALWORTH, Wis. – Mecum Auctions will amass a 1,000-car offering encompassing coveted collector cars from all genres at Houston’s Reliant Center this April 10-12. With outstanding headliners ranging from American and European racers, to Pre-War Classics and Corvettes, Mecum’s third annual event is certain […]

Auctions America Lifts Gavel on World Famous Littlefield Military Collection

· Auctions America offers the historic Littlefield Collection, July 11 – 12 in Portola Valley, California · The offering represents one of the world’s largest and most historically significant private collections of military vehicles · Unprecedented sale expected to attract global audience as more than 200 lots are offered without reserve, including historic and important […]

Mecum Marathon – Results From Kissimmee 2014

WALWORTH, Wis. – The largest collector car auction in the world lived up to its moniker once again with Mecum’s Kissimmee, Fla., event, held Jan. 17-26, offering a grand total of 2,750 cars and more than 3,000 items of Road Art throughout the 10 days of heated bidding and hard-hammering sales. Auction sales reached a […]