Archive for Classic Car Spotlight

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 […]

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, […]