Milhous Collection Achieves Impressive $38.3 Million in Sales

RM Auctions in association with Sotheby’s lifted the gavel on the renowned Milhous Collection during a two-day sale this week in Boca Raton, Florida, generating over $38.3 million in sales with an impressive 100% of all lots sold.

The result of over 50 years of dedicated collecting by brothers Bob & Paul Milhous, the sale presented a range of exceptionally rare mechanical musical instruments, automobiles and collectibles before a packed house. Bidders represented 18 countries from around Read More

Bugatti Grand Sport Vitesse Celebrates World Premiere in Geneva

With an increase in power up to 1,200 HP, the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse has entered a new dimension of open-top driving. Optically aligned to the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, which holds the current world speed record of 431 km/h, the Vitesse also impresses with its dynamic driving characteristics.

Bugatti’s engineers have developed the current Grand Sport, with its 1,001 HP and 1,250 Nm, into an even more powerful vehicle. The Vitesse’s maximum torque is now an impressive Read More

RM Auctions Offers the World Famous, Record-Breaking, Ferrari-Powered Hydroplane, “Arno XI”, in Monaco

RM Auctions is delighted to announce the consignment of the world-famous Ferrari-engined Hydroplane racing boat, ARNO XI, to its highly anticipated Monaco auction, 11th – 12th May, 2012.

A unique piece of history, ARNO XI joins an elite roster of blue-chip automobiles and motorcycles slated for the multi-day sale at the Grimaldi Forum. Held during the same weekend as the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique, RM’s two-day, biennial Monaco sale follows a record-setting debut auction in 2010 which saw the Read More

Ultimate Collector’s Toy Box Set for Florida Auction Block

The focus of the global collector community turns to South Florida next week as RM Auctions, in association with Sotheby’s, lifts the gavel on one of the world’s finest private museums, the Milhous Collection, Feb. 24-25, in Boca Raton, Florida.

The result of over 50 years of dedicated collecting by brothers Bob & Paul Milhous, the Milhous Collection represents the ultimate collector’s toy box, brimming with an incredible series of rare and highly desirable collectibles. For the “man Read More

ARTHUR Rolls-Royce Brings Star Power to Collector Cars of Fort Lauderdale Auction

Having starred alongside Hollywood greats Dudley Moore, Liza Minnelli and John Gielgud, a 1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith touring limousine featured in the 1980s blockbuster hit Arthur will be sold during Auctions America by RM’s Collector Cars of Fort Lauderdale auction, March 16-18, at the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

“We’re bringing a touch of ‘Old Hollywood’ charm to South Florida,” said Donnie Gould, president of Auctions America.  “This ’56 Rolls-Royce personifies the glamour and prestige of Read More

Bonhams Brings Rare Ferrari 275 GTB/6C to Lead Greenwich Auction

Bonhams announced today that a rare transitional example of Ferrari’s famed and coveted Berlinetta, the 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB/6C will headline the popular auction held annually at the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance in Connecticut.   This stunning collectible Ferrari has been chosen as this year’s ‘Poster Car’ by the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance, and is expected to realize bidding in excess of $1M, leading Bonhams sale of important collector motorcars and automobilia on Sunday, June 3rd.

“With impeccable provenance and a high quality Read More

Record-Breaking Retromobile Sale

The $17-million sale held by Artcurial Motorcars at Retromobile on 3 February 2012 is the biggest-ever sale of collectors’ cars in France.

World record prices were achieved for the Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder LWB ($5,740,248), the Citroën DS Pallas ($227,597), the Citroën 2CV ($75,866) and the Delaunay Belleville ($600,834).

Matthieu Lamoure, managing director of Artcurial Motorcars said after the sale:

“This record-breaking Retromobile sale confirms Artcurial Motorcar’s position as one of the foremost international auction houses for the sale Read More

The Werk Shop Announces Relocation to a Larger Facility

The Werk Shop, America’s leading BMW restoration shop, is excited to announce its relocation to a larger facility at 729 E. Park Ave. in Libertyville, Illinois. 

The Werk Shop announces its relocation to a newer and bigger location in Libertyville after spending 12 years at its former location in Lake Bluff. This new venue features 20,000 square-feet and has everything the restoration shop and its clients need under one roof.

The Werk Shop offers two business tiers: the restoration of Read More