Duesenbergs and Packards Mix with Corvettes and Mustangs at Auctions America by RM’s 2012 Auburn Spring Auction

“Variety” is the buzzword for this year’s Auctions America by RM June 1-3 Auburn Spring auction, which will offer a huge range of collector vehicles and an enormous private collection of automotive memorabilia. More than 600 American muscle cars, Classics, foreign sports cars and hot rods will cross the block at the historic Auburn Auction Park, the company’s national headquarters in Auburn, Indiana.

“Last year was our first spring event at the park,” said Auctions America by RM’s Read More

RM Auctions Returns to Monaco May 11 & 12, 2012

RM Auctions returns to Monaco next month, May 11 – 12 for its biennial sale at the Grimaldi Forum. Coinciding with the 8th Grand Prix de Monaco Historique, the upcoming sale follows a record-setting debut performance in 2010 which saw the company achieve over $43.5 million in sales. Next month’s sale – one of the most important collector car events to be held in Europe this year – is set to continue the momentum, presenting an elite, handpicked Read More

The Marin Sonoma Concours d’Elegance Announces Spectacular Showing of Vintage French Coachbuilt Automobiles For 2012

The Marin Sonoma Concours d’Elegance announced today its spectacular showing of French coachbuilt vintage automobiles appearing on the Green at the 2012 Concours in San Rafael, Calif, on May 20. Just one of the museum quality automobiles on display is a 1936 Delahaye 135 Competition Disappearing Top Convertible with Coachwork by Figoni et Falaschi. Chassis No. 46864 was a one-off creation by Joseph Figoni for his wealthy Parisian personal friend Mr. Wolf and features streamlined coachwork, a competition engine Read More

Pontiac Convertible, owned by Keith Richards and used by the Rolling Stones, to sell at Bonhams

A 1950 Pontiac Chieftain Silver Streak Convertible, which was owned by Keith Richards while The Rolling Stones were based on the Cote d’Azur in the 1970s, is to be sold in Bonhams Sale of Collectors’ Motor Cars and Automobilia at the RAF Museum, Hendon on 30 April 2012. The car has attracted a pre-sale estimate of $22,000.

The Rolling Stones arrived on the Cote d’Azur in 1971. They were joined by a steady stream of visitors, from William Burroughs Read More

Something for Everyone at 2012 Spring Carlisle Auction

Auctions America by RM will celebrate its second annual Spring Carlisle auction, April 26-27, 2012, offering a huge variety of collector cars and trucks during the Spring Carlisle Collector Car Swap Meet & Corral, April 25-29, in Pennsylvania. More than 300 American muscle cars, classics and hot rods will cross the block at the Carlisle Expo Center, located adjacent to the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds.

“Countless automotive aficionados flock to Carlisle each year to purchase and sell cars Read More

Anticipation Building for RM’s Dingman Collection 2012 Sale

Anticipation is building for RM’s eagerly awaited Dingman Collection 2012 sale, scheduled June 9 – 10 in Hampton, New Hampshire.

A ‘labour of love’ carefully amassed over many years by prominent collector Michael Dingman, a former Ford Motor Company director for over 21 years, the distinguished collection features a remarkable series of automobiles along with one of the world’s most impressive automotive sign collections.  In total, the upcoming sale will feature nearly 50 vehicles and more than 1,400 signs from Read More

The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

For 10 years, The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering has provided an unparalleled and exclusive experience for motorsports enthusiasts and collectors from around the world to enjoy rare collections of fine automobiles and motorcycles in a garden-party setting on the rolling greens of Quail Lodge Golf Club, in Carmel, Calif.  Hailed as “the highlight event of Monterey Car Week,” by Robb Report, The Quail will celebrate its 10th anniversary on August 17, 2012.

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Students Enhance STEM Skills with the Mecum Challenge


Discovery Education, Velocity, Mecum Auctions and XFINITY to take students beyond the classroom to ignite their interest in STEM through a scavenger hunt and behind-the-scenes tour of a live Mecum Auto Auction Students to be featured on Velocity during the Mecum Auto Auction Show

On Friday, April 13, Discovery Education, Velocity, Mecum Auctions and XFINITY will provide Houston Independent School District students and their mentors the opportunity to participate in a scavenger hunt through the Mecum Auto Read More

Barrett-Jackson Concludes Palm Beach With More Than $18 Million in Revenue and Over 55,000 in Attendance

Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced today that its 10th Annual Palm Beach Event, held April 5-7 at the South Florida Fairgrounds, generated more than $18 million in sales of Classics, Muscle Cars, Hot Rods, Resto-Mods, Exotics and Contemporary Collectibles in front of a crowd of over 55,000.

Both attendance and sales figures were up from last year. The three-day event, which featured nearly 450 vehicles, was also enjoyed by millions across the country on SPEED, Read More