Author: Auction News

Historic BMW Mille Miglia Race Car to Sell at RM Monaco

London (23rd February, 2010) − RM Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction house, announced today the consignment of one of the world’s most significant pre-war sports racing cars. The one-of-a-kind 1937 BMW 328 Mille Miglia ‘Büegelfalte’, chassis no. 85032, will make its auction debut at RM’s inaugural Sporting Classics […]

Meadow Brook Event Announces New Developments for 2010

TROY, MI (February 24, 2010) – The world-renowned event previously known as the Meadow Brook Concours d’Elegance will now be using its legally recognized name, Concours d’Elegance of America, beginning with the 2010 event scheduled for July 25 at the Meadow Brook estate. Founded in 1977, the Concours was originally […]

Leake Tops $3.9m in OKC

Tulsa, OK (February 23, 2009) – Leake Auction Company boasted sales of $3.9 million dollars at their Oklahoma City Collector Car auction held on February 19th and 20th. The auction was held on the OKC Fairgrounds in the Cox Pavilion this past weekend. Total bids exceeded $6.3 million. The top […]

Barrett-Jackson Announces Palm Beach Schedule

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Feb. 25, 2010 – The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company has released a preliminary schedule of events for the 8th Annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Palm Beach. The automotive lifestyle event will take place April 1-3, 2010, at the Americraft Expo Center at the South Florida […]

Chubb Insurance to Sponsor Salon Privé Concours

World-leading specialist insurer, Chubb Insurance, has announced it will sponsor the 2010 Salon Privé Concours d’ Elégance, at the Hurlingham Club, on 21-23 July. The agreement means the UK’s finest Concours competition will now be known as the “Salon Privé Concours d’ Elégance, in association with Chubb Insurance”. Simon Mobey, […]

Classy Chassis Concours Gearing up for Seventh Event

HOUSTON, TEXAS (February 22, 2010) – Car enthusiasts from coast to coast are gearing up for the 7th annual Classy Chassis Concours d’ Elegance set for Sunday, June 13, 2010, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the floor of Reliant Stadium in Houston. Benefiting Shriners Hospitals for Children Houston/Galveston, […]

Mecum to Offer Rare Pontiacs at May Spring Classic

1963 Pontiac Catalina, lot S111, at MecumMARENGO, Ill. – Mecum Auction President Dana Mecum will offer his ultra rare collection of ’60s-era Pontiacs during the 23rd Dana Mecum Original Spring Classic Auction, May 19-23, 2010, in Indianapolis, Ind. “As a passionate collector, I’m constantly fine-tuning what vehicles I seek out […]

Gooding Announces Four Historic Consignments for Amelia

SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA (February 15, 2010) – Gooding & Company, the internationally-celebrated auction house, is delighted to announce four distinctive automobiles from the historic past of Porsche, Bugatti and Alfa Romeo for its first-ever Amelia Island Auction on March 12 in Amelia Island, Florida. As part of the 70+ automobile […]

American Excess for Sale at Shannons

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA (February 15, 2010) – Believed to be the largest ‘no reserve’ collection offered at public auctioned for many years in Australia, it represents a now-retired Melbourne interior designer’s fascination with the excesses of American automobile styling in the cashed-up Post War period. Spectacular American cars in the collection […]

Huge Entry Confirmed for Phillip Island Festival of Speed

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (February 14, 2010) – A confirmed entry of over 500 competing vehicles for the third consecutive year has cemented the VHRR’s Phillip Islands Classic Festival of Motor Sport as one of the world’s great classic motorsport meetings. The 48-event weekend programme includes capacity fields in most categories, headed […]