Author: Auction News

Mecum Dallas Total: $31.6m and Climbing

The preliminary results are in from Mecum’s second annual Dallas sale, and the figures look impressive. Total sales (including 6% premium) currently stand at $31.6m, with many post-block deals still in the works. Mecum predicts a final total surpassing $32m, once all sales are tallied. The total sell-through rate of […]

1933 Marmon V-16 Convertible Coupe Takes Best of Show Honors at U.S. Bank Kirkland Concours d’Elegance at LeMay – America’s Car Museum

A 1933 Marmon V-16 Convertible Coupe owned by SCMer Aaron Weiss captured three awards, including “Best of Show” honors at the 2012 U.S. Bank Kirkland Concours d’Elegance at LeMay – America’s Car Museum. Described by Concours emcee Edward Herrmann as “an elegant and beautiful example of American coachwork and engineering,” […]

Worldwide’s 5th Annual Auburn Sale Smashes Records

Auburn based Worldwide Auctioneers announced earlier this year that it was moving its annual Labor Day Weekend catalogue sale, The Auburn Auction, to the National Auto & Museum, a move that this weekend proved spectacularly successful for both parties. A stunning 1934 Auburn 12 Salon Cabriolet broke records when it […]

RM Auctions Posts a Spectacular $95 Million in Monterey

RM Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, continued its strong track record in Monterey, California, on the weekend, realizing a spectacular $95.7 million in total sales*, with a strong 89 percent of all lots sold. The impressive results represent the highest individual auction tally in […]

Wall to Wall Collector Cars at Mecum Dallas Auction

More than 1,100 collector cars will be offered at auction during Mecum’s Second Annual Dallas Auction, to be held Sept. 5-8, 2012 at the Dallas Convention Center. After a hugely successful inaugural auction in 2011, the Dallas Auction has nearly doubled in size in only its second year, and will […]

Gooding & Co. Sets New World Record Auction Total: $113.7m

Gooding & Company, the official auction house of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and acclaimed for selling the world’s most significant and valuable collector cars, realized more than $113.7 million at its Pebble Beach Auctions over the weekend. The auction total is an outstanding achievement and a world record sales total for an automotive auction. The impressive results exceed Gooding & Company’s 2011 Pebble Beach total by more than $35 million. A complete list of prices realized is available on

The von Krieger Special Roadster sold for a world-record $11,770,000 at 2012 Gooding & Company’s Pebble Beach Auctions.
Image copyright and courtesy of Gooding & Company. Photo by Mike Maez.

Ferraris Dominate RM’s Saturday Sale Session in Monterey

  RM Auctions continued its strong track record for historic Ferraris in Monterey, California Saturday night, August 18, with a 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder achieving a remarkable $8,580,000 and a 1956 Ferrari 250 GT LWB Berlinetta ‘Tour de France’ realizing a strong $6,710,000 before a packed house. […]

Gooding & Company’s Saturday Pebble Beach Auction Breaks $60m

In the first of two nights, Gooding & Company’s Saturday Pebble Beach Auction realizes more than $60 million First day auction highlights included a record-breaking Ferrari LWB California Spider and Jay Leno’s Fiat 500 selling for $385,000 for the Fisher House Foundation Gooding & Company, the official auction house of […]