Texas-Sized Charlie Thomas Collection Brings $7.4 Million at RM’s Auction in Dallas

RM Auctions continued its strong track record for hosting successful single-vendor sales in Texas on the weekend (October 20), generating more than $7.4 million in sales, with 100 percent of lots sold at the Charlie Thomas Collection sale near Dallas, Texas.

The result of more than two decades of dedicated acquisition by prominent Texas businessman and former owner of the Houston Rockets, Charlie Thomas, the single-day sale presented a total of 175 quality American collector cars without reserve to Read More

Anticipation Builds Ahead of RM’s October 31 London Sale

LONDON (19 October, 2012) – Anticipation is running high as the two week countdown to RM Auctions’ annual London sale begins. This year’s auction presents a treasure trove of more than 90 mouthwatering cars and motorcycles, each specially handpicked for the sale and representing the most iconic brands and models coveted by collectors around the world. 

The broad selection of marques and values represented in this year’s London sale is Read More

Help Select the Destinations for the First Season of American Detours

American Collectors Insurance announced it will pack its bags and hit the open road for American Detours,an exciting new web series that pairs classic American roads with classic collector cars.  American Collectors has selected the first destination and is letting the public ride “shotgun” by helping to choose the other destinations and pit stops.  Customers and auto enthusiasts will be given the opportunity to vote on what scenic roads American Detours should visit next as well as provide input Read More

RM Auctions Lifts Gavel on Charlie Thomas’ Texas-Sized Collection of Automobiles

RM Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, is delighted to announce the addition of a new single-vendor sale to its ever-expanding 2012 calendar—The Charlie Thomas Collection, to be held October 20 in Dallas, Texas.

Well-known by automotive enthusiasts, the impressive Charlie Thomas Collection is the product of two decades of careful and dedicated acquisition by prominent Texas businessman and lifelong auto enthusiast, Charlie Thomas. A prolific car dealer and former owner of the Houston Read More

It’s Time to Register for Cavallino Classic 2013

Cavallino Classic 2013 happens from January 22 to 27 in sunny, warm Palm Beach, FL, and now is the time to sign up for six days of Ferrari fun. The event includes track days at Palm Beach International Raceway, historic races, driving tours, seminars and, of course, the Concorso d’Eleganza at The Breakers Palm Beach and the Classic Sports Sunday at Mar-a-Lago. Classic Sports Sunday includes The Rolls-Royce Reunion. For more information, visit www.cavallino.com

One-of-a-Kind Vehicle to Join AACA Museum Collection

A new vehicle donation will soon be arriving at the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum just in time for Fall Carlisle and Hershey Meet Week!   Mark Hyman of Hyman Ltd. Classic Cars is donating a one-of-a-kind 1955 Flajole Forerunner to become part of the AACA Museum Collection in a few short weeks.

As one of the most innovative concept cars of the 1950’s, the Flajole Forerunner was world renowned stylist Bill Flajole’s vision of the future.   The Forerunner Read More

Super-Rare 1926 Brough Superior SS100 Allpine Grand Sports to Go Under the Hammer at RM’s London Auction

RM Auctions is to offer a 1926 Brough Superior SS100 Alpine Grand Sports, one of the world’s rarest and most collectible motorcycles. The machine, frame number 820A, was despatched by the Brough Superior works on 21st January 1926 to Frank Hallam, the Brough Superior agent in Birmingham, United Kingdom, and it was first registered on 22nd August 1926. Its ownership is well-known, and it was listed in the inaugural Brough Superior Club register in 1964. The bike will go under Read More

Classic Motorcar Auctions’ Grande Salon Event Tops $1.7 Million

Classic Motorcar Auctions LLC announces total sales for their 3rd annual Grande Salon Auction reached $1.7 million, including buyer’s premium.

The two-day auction, which was held Sept. 15-16, 2012 during the Glenmoor Gathering event at the historic Glenmoor Country Club in Canton, Ohio, had a 51% sell-through rate.  The auction’s high sale was a beautifully restored 1937 Cord 812 Supercharged Phaeton at $150,000, followed by the 1912 Ford Model T prototype six cylinder Speedster once belonging to the legendary Edsel Read More

1933 Duesenberg Sells for $1.65 Million at Austin Auction

The Dan Kruse Austin Hill Country Classic car auction topped $2.89 million in sales during the auction held on Saturday, September 15 in the Palmer Events Center. Car enthusiasts from a five-state area gathered to check out over 150 cars ranging from classics, customs, hot rods, muscle cars and more. This was the first year for the Hill Country Classic to be presented in Austin.

A 1933 Duesenberg was the highlight of the show, selling for $1.65 million. The extremely Read More

RM Readies for Highly Anticipated Hershey Sale

RM Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, returns to Hershey, Pennsylvania, October 11–12 for its highly anticipated sale at the Hershey Lodge. A popular fixture on the global collector car calendar and a featured highlight of the AACA Eastern Regional Fall Meet, the annual auction boasts a reputation for including outstanding Brass Era automobiles.

Last year’s sale entered the history books when the 1884 De Dion Bouton et Trepardoux Dos-a-Dos Stream Runabout, the world’s oldest Read More

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