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  • Dragone Names Paul V.J. Koot Director of European Sales

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    Paul V.J. Koot is now head Director of sales in Europe for Dragone Auctions. He will be handling all activities for Dragone Classic Motorcars & Auctions in Europe.

    Koot was born in 1958 in Ede, a small town in the center of the Netherlands. His father was an engineer with a passion for Italian sports cars, and Koot grew ...Read more

  • Gooding Reveals Complete Seinfeld Collection List for Amelia Island

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    Gooding & Company has announced the full list of consignments from the Jerry Seinfeld Collection, to be sold at the Amelia Island Auction on March 11.

    “Mr. Seinfeld is recognized throughout the world as having acquired one of the finest Porsche collections ever assembled,” said David Gooding, President and Founder of Gooding & Company. “He has become known as ...Read more

  • 1957 Ferrari 335 Sport Scaglietti Sells for $35.9m at Artcurial Paris

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    Artcurial Motorcars sold a 1957 Ferrari 335 Sport Scaglietti for €32,075,200 ($35,930,639) at their Retromobile auction on Friday, February 5. In euros, the 335 is the most expensive car ever sold at auction.

    In dollars, the most expensive car is a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO that sold at Bonhams’ August 2014 Carmel sale for $38,115,000 (€28,501,458).

    Read Artcurial’s press ...Read more

  • In Memoriam: Gordon Apker

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    Gorden Apker, noted car collector, longtime SCMer and friend to so many in the vintage car world, died February 3 in Scottsdale, AZ after a long battle with cancer.

    His wife, Janet, daughter Leisha and close friends Ken and Sami Waldrip were with him.

    Apker won fame in the business world for Shakey’s Pizza, which he took ...Read more

  • In Memoriam: Robert M. Lee

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    Robert M. Lee, who was famous for his extraordinary car collection, his generosity, friendship and wonderful parties, died on January 28.

    He was 88.

    Lee, an SCMer for decades, threw fantastic parties after the end of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.

    Lee took Best of Show at Pebble Beach in 2006 with his 1931 Daimler Double-Six 50 Corsica ...Read more

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