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In just over two weeks, Monterey will be the seething, teeming epicenter of the collector car world. Big-money consignments are stacking up at every auction house, with the towering lists still being continually added to. Here are some of the newest featured lots.
Bonhams has announced a host of important race cars for their Quail Lodge sale. Notable achievements of a 1959 Sadler-Meyer Special on offer include three record times seat at Giant’s Despair Hill Read More
Auctions America by RM will shine a spotlight on classic hot rods and customs at its Auburn Fall Collector Car Event, September 1 – 4, welcoming some of the industry’s most prominent hot rod and custom car builders, designers and collectors to the Auburn Auction Park for an exclusive collector car seminar.
Scheduled for Friday, September 2 at 9:00am, the themed, hour-long panel discussion will feature:
· Darryl Starbird, a multi award-winning designer from Oklahoma’s National Rod & Custom Read More
Gooding & Company has announced that Sheryl Crow will auction her personal 1959 Mercedes-Benz 190SL Roadster in Pebble Beach this August to benefit the community of Joplin, following a devastating tornado that swept through this southwest Missouri city earlier this summer. An exciting opportunity for both car collectors and Sheryl Crow fans, the artist’s classic Mercedes-Benz will be presented for sale without reserve at Gooding & Company’s Pebble Beach Auction on Sunday, August 21, immediately following the prestigious Read More
In addition to the impressive list of competition Porsches* that have been consigned to the mid-August auction in California, Bonhams will be offering several other racing cars of importance.
1959 Sadler-Meyer Special
:The three-time winning and three-time record-setting Giant’s Despair Hill Climb racer was built by legendary Canadian engineer Bill Sadler for John van Meyer. Together with its extraordinary hill climb titles, the car has also competed with distinction in numerous races throughout the US and has proven itself one of Read More