Author: Auction News

Mecum’s 2011 Grand Finale Auction in Kansas City

WALWORTH, WI. – Mecum Auctions will host their grand finale event for the 2011 auction season Dec. 1-3, 2011, at the Kansas City Convention Center/Bartle Hall in Kansas City, Mo. As the last auction for Mecum’s successful 2011 season, the Kansas City Auction will feature 750 collector cars on display […]

Elvis Presley’s Cadillac Fleetwood Limo to be Auctioned

In case you want a piece of Elvis Presley’s life, or just fancy classic limos, make sure to not miss Bonham’s Classic California auction, an event that is scheduled to take place on November 12. The event will include the adjacent 1955 Cadillac Fleetwood limo, which was used by Elvis […]

America’s Car Museum to Host Display at Seattle Auto Show, Nov. 2-6

LeMay – America’s Car Museum (ACM), will feature three cars at the Seattle Auto Show – Wednesday, Nov. 2-6, at the newly renamed CenturyLink Field Event Center. This will be the fifth consecutive year ACM, the four-level, 165,000-square-foot facility that officially opens next June in Tacoma, has had a display […]

Concours d’Elegance of America Announces 2012 Classes

The Concours d’Elegance of America is pleased to announce the featured and traditional classes for the 2012 Concours d’Elegance of America at St. John’s. Over 300 cars will be on the show field, making it the one of the largest displays of historically important automobiles in the world. The 34th […]

Mecum Tops $20 Million During Dallas Debut

MARENGO, Ill. – It was standing room only for Mecum’s first Dallas, Texas auction, where more than 10,000 attendees came out to the Dallas Convention Center to watch the event live Oct. 6-8, 2011. Mecum offered 645 cars during the three-day auction, achieving a 77% sell-through rate.  Total sales surpassed […]

World’s Oldest Running Car Brings $4.6m at RM Hershey

The world’s oldest running motor car, a historic 1884 De Dion-Bouton et Trepardoux Dos-a-Dos Steam Runabout, entered the history books tonight, selling for an impressive $4.62 million before a packed house at RM Auctions’ Hershey, Pennsylvania sale.  The impressive sale price more than doubled its original pre-sale estimate and represents […]

Barrett-Jackson Announces 27 Vehicles from the Jimmy Richardson Collection for their 2012 Scottsdale Auction

SCOTTSDALE, AZ. – September 29, 2011 – Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced today that 27 vehicles from the Jimmy Richardson Collection will cross the auction block at No Reserve during the 41st Annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction, January 16-22, 2012. The Jimmy Richardson Collection contains an […]