Author: Auction News

Mecum Kissimmee Sets Record As World’s Largest Collector Car Auction

Mecum Auctions’ record-setting 10-day auction, held January 18–27, exceeded all expectations, transforming more than 100 acres of land at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, FL, into the nation’s collector car epicenter. A total of 3,337 lots filled every building and 15 acres of tents with a total of 2,423 cars […]

Join the SCM Gang at Rétromobile! (2013)

Join Donald Osborne, Keith and Wendie Martin and SCM Blogger Alex Martin-Banzer for the annual SCM reception at Rétromobile. We’ll meet at the Café Le Jambon à la Broche for wine and refreshments on Wednesday, February 6 at 5:30 pm. To RSVP, send an email to Donald Osborne. See you there!

Miles Collier Receives RRDC’s Bob Akin Award

Miles Collier — artist, investor, philanthropist, noted authority on historic automobiles and SCM contributor — was named the recipient of the 2012 Bob Akin Award by the Road Racing Drivers Club at a dinner prior to the running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the season opener of the 2013 […]

The Charles H. Brown Collection at Bonhams Paris

The Charles H. Brown Collection will be offered at the Bonhams sale at the Grand Palais in Paris on Thursday 7th February. A single-owner collection charting the evolution of the automobile over more than seven decades from the turn of the century will be offered for sale at the Bonhams […]

The French Collection! Artcurial Motorcars at Rétromobile

For the last two years, the highlight of the Rétromobile show has been the auction sale organised by Artcurial Motorcars, which provides thrills and surprises. In front of a crowd of 3,000, the most desirable cars on the planet parade across the stage like the stars of Hollywood or Haute […]

The Saab Spirit Lives On At the Simeone Automotive Museum

Philadelphia, Pa. – The Simeone Automotive Museum will present a special show, “The Saab Spirit Lives On,” from February 23rd to March 17th. The exhibit will feature 18 cars from the collection of Bill Jacobson, owner of Sports Car Service of Wilmington, Delaware. The show will kick off with a […]

Russo and Steele Annnounces $17.5m Scottsdale Total and Two New Sales

Scottsdale, Arizona (January 24, 2013) – Russo and Steele’s 13th Annual Sports and Muscle Auction event’s atmosphere was electrifying; especially Saturday.  With the showmanship known only to Drew Alcazar, CEO and co-owner of Russo and Steele, Drew made the announcement of two new auction events, Newport Beach and Las Vegas, […]

Barrett-Jackson’s Generates $109m in Scottsdale

Barrett-Jackson Auction Company announced today that its highly anticipated 5000 series, which featured more than 50 unique and rare automobiles, including the company’s famed Salon Collection, generated more than $29.2 million at the company’s iconic Scottsdale auction on January 19, 2013. Preliminary overall sales results, including the 5000 series, are reported […]