Author: Auction News

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 […]

Bonhams to Offer a Bike for All at RAF Museum

LONDON, ENGLAND (February 12, 2010) – A variety of large and small motorcycles will go up for auction at Bonhams sale of An Important European Collection of Pioneer, Vintage and Collectors’ Motorcycles at the RAF Museum, Hendon on 27th February 2010. This varied and unusual collection features all sorts of […]

Nellie Jackson, Matriarch of Car Collecting, Dies

Ellen “Nellie” Jackson, matriarch of the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company and trailblazer in the collector car hobby, died Wednesday, February 10 in Scottsdale, Ariz., of natural causes. She was 90 years old. A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13 at Valley Presbyterian Church, 6947 E. McDonald […]

Sports Car Market and ABC Talent to Emcee Dana Point Concours

February 8, 2010 – The Dana Point Concours d’Elegance announced today that Dave Kunz and Donald Osborne will co-emcee the 28th annual event on June 27, 2010. Dave Kunz is a 20-year-plus veteran of ABC7, and became the Eyewitness News automotive reporter in February, 2001. In addition to his duties […]

RM Adds Select O’Quinn Cars to Florida Auctions

1930 Duesenberg Model J Sport Berline, courtesy ACME/RM AuctionsBLENHEIM, Ontario (February 3, 2010) – RM Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction house, is honored to announce the consignment of a wide range of motor cars from the estate of Mr. John M. O’Quinn to its upcoming sales in Amelia […]

For Sale: 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO

LONDON, ENGLAND (2 February, 2010) − RM Auctions, the global leader in the collector car market with a specialization in the sale of Ferraris, is representing the 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO (chassis no. 4675 GT) – one of the most coveted cars in the world, for private treaty sale. In […]

Dana Point Concours Announces Concours d’Art Winner

February 2, 2010 – The Dana Point Concours d’ Elegance announced today that Art Center College of Design student, John Narciso, is the winner of the 2010 Dana Point Concours d’Art. The Concours d’Art is an annual competition hosted by the Dana Point Concours d’ Elegance and Art Center College […]

Bonhams Consigns Thomas Flyer to Quail Sale

San Francisco, California – (January 27, 2010) – On the heels of the “call for consignments” for Bonhams’ renowned summer auto auction in Carmel, Bonhams & Butterfields is extremely proud to announce the consignment of one of the very few remaining Thomas Model F 4-60 “Flyer” cars. This rare pioneering […]

Barrett-Jackson Totals $68m in Scottsdale

1929 Hamilton Metalplane, B-J’s top seller at $671kSCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA (January 27, 2010) – The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company recorded more than $68 million in total sales during the 39th Annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Scottsdale last week. The total is an 11 percent increase from Scottsdale 2009. Top sellers included […]