Author: Auction News

Renowned Dingman Collection Achieves $9.8 Million at Auction

RM Auctions reaffirmed its reputation as the specialist for single-vendor sales on the weekend (June 9–10), generating more than $9.88 million* in sales, with 100 percent of all lots sold at its Dingman Collection 2012 auction in New Hampshire. Characterized by a superb assortment of Americana, the Dingman Collection represented […]

$35m For Most Expensive Car Ever

Bloomberg reports that the apple-green 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO built for Stirling Moss has sold for $35m—a world record price, eclipsing the previous $30m to $34m reportedly paid for a 1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic in 2010. American collector Craig McCaw, of Seattle, WA, purchased the car in a private […]

Exclusive Monaco Highlights Video from RM

Held during the same weekend as the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique, RM’s two-day auction generated an impressive $43 million. The sale boasted several new auction records and the spectacular results rank this sale as one of the most successful collector car auctions ever staged in Europe as well as […]

BMW Zagato Concept Unveiled at Villa d’Este

CERNOBBIO — The 2012 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este has introduced the BMW Zagato Coupé — a combined effort from the time-honored Milanese coachbuilder Zagato and BMW. Zagato has worked in close collaboration with BMW to create an exciting and emotionally charged coupé in the finest tradition of automotive workmanship. The BMW Zagato […]

Auctions America by RM’s 2012 Auburn Spring Auction to Offer the Company’s Largest Private Collection of Memorabilia to Date

The historic Auburn Auction Park in Auburn, Indiana, will become a giant treasure chest of automotive memorabilia June 1-3 when Auctions America by RM offers the largest private collection of high-quality scale models, fine art paintings, original signs and rare vintage mascots the auction company has ever consigned. In addition […]

RM Breaks $43m at Monaco

RM’s preliminary totals from this weekend’s Monaco sale look impressive, with more than $43.4m in sales with 87 percent of all lots sold. Bidders represented 33 countries around the world, and 34% of bidders were first-time clientele. The top ten sales are as as follows. Prices include 12% buyer’s premium. Watch […]

Dan Kruse-Leake Car Auction Hits $2.3 Million in Sales

Leake Auction Company and Dan Kruse Classics wrapped up their San Antonio auction, held April 20-21, reaching $2.3 million in sales while selling 58 percent of the cars. The auction was held in Exposition Hall at the Freeman Coliseum. The top selling car was a 1968 Shelby GT500, selling for […]

Racing Greats and Grand Routiers at Bonhams Monaco

Now in its 26th year, Bonhams celebrated sale ‘Les Grandes Marques à Monaco‘ will be held at the Musée des Voitures du Prince, Monte Carlo on the 11th May and will once again be under the patronage of the Grimaldi Family. The sale also coincides with the biannual Monaco Historic […]