Month: March 2020

Barrett-Jackson to Postpone 2020 Palm Beach Auction to October 15-17, 2020

Following the recommendation of county and state officials in Florida, executives with Barrett-Jackson today announced the company will postpone its 18th Annual Palm Beach Auction, scheduled for April 16-18, 2020, at the South Florida Fairgrounds. The decision was made due to the uncertainty of the current public health crisis and […]

RM Auctions’ Palm Beach Auction Shifts to Online Only

RM Auctions, a division of RM Sotheby’s Group, today announces that its forthcoming Palm Beach auction, scheduled 20–21 March at the Palm Beach International Raceway, will be canceled and transitioned into an Online Only auction via rmsothebys.com. The decision to shift this live auction to the company’s online platform comes […]

From the Auction Desk: Amelia Island Best Buy

In this spot a few weeks ago, I highlighted the expected top-dollar American cars from Amelia Island. The no-reserve 1930 Duesenberg Model J convertible I expected to be the top American-built sale from the island ended up second on that list at $1,132,500. A 1932 Duesenberg Model J Stationary Victoria […]

Jim’s Blog: Buy, Sell or Hold?

Coronavirus is on the news. The stock market seems to be falling more each day. Your local store is all out of hand sanitizer and toilet paper.  What does that all mean for the car market? If you were planning on making a classic car move in March or April, […]

Upcoming Guests

Upcoming guests include: Donnie Gould, March 17 Simon Kidston, March 24 Jakob Greisen, March 31 Bruce Trenery, April 7 Mark Hyman, April 14 Ed Gilbertson, April 21 Craig Jackson, April 28 Tom Cotter, May 5 Gordon McCall, May 12

06: Elana Scherr

Elana Scherr didn’t grow up in a car family but has made up for lost time since then. She started her wheeled career in motorcycle parts fabrication, then did a stint in Automotive PR before moving to the editorial side. She was a staff editor at HOT ROD Magazine, Editor […]

Porsche and Ferrari Shine at Gooding Amelia Island

President David Gooding and Auctioneer Charlie Ross sell the 1976 Porsche 934 for $1,380,000. Photo copyright and courtesy of Gooding & Company. Image by Jensen Sutta. Gooding & Company, the auction house revered for selling the world’s most desirable and prized collector cars, realized $20,785,080 in a single day at the […]

RM Sotheby’s Achieves Over $35.8m at Amelia Island

RM Sotheby’s returned to the Ritz-Carlton at Amelia Island this past weekend for the company’s 22nd annual sale as the official auction house of the renowned Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. A two-day auction for 2020, the sale was a resounding success, totaling more than $35.8 million and with 94 percent […]

Keith’s Blog: Why I Didn’t Buy an RX-7

There was a first-gen Mazda RX-7 on Bring A Trailer recently. It had only 16,000 miles, a rare automatic transmission — and was located fewer than 15 miles from SCM World Headquarters in Portland, OR. I’ve always been attracted to these cars. Their lines are period-interesting, and the rotary engine […]