Archive for Classic Car Spotlight

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 […]

RM Auctions: Pair of Majestic Duesenbergs Top RM’s $10.7 Million Hershey Sale

· RM Auctions generates $10.7 million in sales with 95 percent of all lots sold at its Hershey, Pennsylvania auction · Top sales honors go to a pair of historic Duesenbergs from the distinguished Ray Bowersox Collection · Pair of Packards – one magnificently restored and one in unmolested, original condition – also attract significant […]

RM Auctions Readies for Highly Anticipated Hershey Sale

· Final countdown underway to RM Auctions’ annual Hershey, Pennsylvania sale, October 11–12 · Auction features approximately 120 historic automobiles joined by a select series of vintage motorcycles and an assortment of memorabilia · Automobile offering led by famous 1931 Duesenberg Model J Dual Windshield ‘Barrelside’ Phaeton, winner of the epic 1932 race at Lake […]

Final Countdown Underway to RM Auctions’ “Texas-Sized” Charlie Thomas Collection Sale

· RM Auctions presents the Charlie Thomas Collection on October 20, 2012, at the Gaylord Texan Resort near Dallas, Texas · Auction features 175 automobiles without reserve, including a 1935 Ford DeLuxe Three-Window Coupe, a pair of fuel-injected Chevrolet Corvette Convertibles, a 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad Station Wagon, and a 1968 Shelby GT500 Convertible […]

RM Auctions: Anticipation Builds as Rare Cars are Consigned to RM’s Flagship UK Sale

- RM Auctions’ annual London sale returns to Battersea Evolution, 31st October, 2012 – Now in its sixth year, the London sale is one of Europe’s consistently best performing collector car auctions – Upcoming auction features a magnificent collection of the world’s finest motor cars, headlined by an ultra-rare, alloy-bodied 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing, a […]

Mecum Auctions: The Cars of Hallbrook Sends Mecum Dallas Into High Gear

Classics, Corvettes, and More Selling at The Dallas Convention Center Dallas – Mecum Auctions began their second annual Dallas sale Wednesday evening at The Dallas Convention Center with an incredible collection of 96 vehicles from The Cars of Hallbrook and witnessed heavy bidding from start to finish. Total sales for opening night surpassed $5.2 million, […]

Auctions America Auburn Fall Spotlight: 1935 Ford Three-Window Coupe

This, original, steel bodied 1935 Ford Three Window Coupe is an excellent and well maintained restoration. For driving reliability, it has been fitted with a later, Ford flathead V-8 engine and a desirable, Columbia two-speed rear end. It is fitted with many period correct and factory accessories including a radio, banjo steering wheel, heater, luggage […]

Auctions America Auburn Fall Spotlight: 1932 Auburn 12 Boattail Speedster

During the height of the Classic Era, few auto manufacturers could match the elegance and innovation of the companies under E.L. Cord’s fast-growing business empire. His cornerstone enterprise, of course, was Auburn, which Cord famously transformed into a manufacturer of stylish performers at a reasonable price point. This Auburn was subject to a no expense […]

Auctions America Auburn Fall Spotlight: 1953 Buick Skylark Convertible

One of three General Motors specialty convertibles introduced in 1953 to limited production, the Skylark is representative of the marque’s leadership in forward-thinking design. This Buick Skylark is beautifully restored with all of the luxury appointments of the era, including chrome wire wheels, power top, seats, windows, brakes and steering. The collector car world will […]