Author: Auction News

Preliminary Monterey results show $172m in sales!

Million-dollar cars were out in force at nearly each auction location in Monterey. SCM Publisher Keith Martin commented “Some thought our $140m in projected sales for Monterey was hopelessly optimistic in the face of a flailing economy. Yet the overall sales of $172m surpassed that prediction by $32m and surpassed […]

The 5 Best Buys of Monterey 2009

Last year’s Monterey auctions sold 561 cars for a grand total of $120m, with 14 cars breaking the magic million-dollar mark. Each year, SCM reports on quite a few good buys at each of the Monterey auctions, but only five cars get rated as SCM Best Buys. Here are our […]

Ten Budget Buys from Monterey 2009

Multi-million-dollar cars may steal the spotlight each year in Monterey, but it doesn’t take a seven-figure bank account to buy an auction car for your collection. Here are the Top Ten Budget Buys from Monterey 2009 from the SCM Platinum Database.

Top Million-Dollar Sales of All Time (2010)

Monterey is just around the corner, and early consignments at this year’s auctions may just rewrite the book on top all-time million-dollar sales. Here are ten of the cars they’ll need to beat, as listed in the SCM Platinum Database.

Mecum to Auction 15 Reggie Jackson Cars at Monterey

Reggie Jackson’s 1969 ZL1 Camaro A piece of baseball great Reggie Jackson’s original collection will be offered at the Mecum Monterey Auction, Aug. 13-14, 2010. “Reggie is a lifelong car guy whom I’ve known for 25 years,” said President Dana Mecum. “He has begun selling pieces of his original collection […]

Exceptional Cars Lead the Way to Bonhams New Australian Sale

The date for Bonhams first motoring auction in Australia as a wholly owned subsidiary of the international company has now been set – Sunday 3rd of October in Sydney, and the early entries are sure to help shake off the Australian winter blues. Leading the charge is a delightful 1925 […]

50th Anniversary of Ferrari 250 GT Short Wheelbase Berlinetta Honored at 2010 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Copyright © Marcel Massini/Courtesy of Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.Pebble Beach, CA – July 14, 2010 — It is difficult to find new superlatives when discussing Ferrari. The company’s cars and racing heritage have been examined, considered and written about repeatedly and in detail. Yet even in this rarified world of […]

Mecum Consigns Historical Shelbys for Monterey Auction

Marengo IL. – Mecum Auctions has added three significant Shelby vehicles to its lineup for the 2010 Mecum Monterey Auction, Aug. 13-14, 2010, at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Resort & Spa. The first is a rare 1965 Shelby GT 350 Drag Unit (Lot S106) that boasts a 289/306 HP, a […]

Champion Abarth to be Offered at Quail Auction

San Francisco – 16 July 2010 –- Bonhams is delighted to announce that the history-making 1961 Abarth 1000 GT Bialbero Cunningham Team car will join Bonhams’ impressive list of competition cars at its annual auction at Quail Lodge in Carmel, California, this August. Replete with an impressive pedigree, this diminutive […]