Author: Auction News

Tucker Convertible Will Cross the Block at Russo and Steele on Sunday

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA (January 23, 2010) – Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions announced today that when the 10th Anniversary Collector Car Auction re-opens to the public and resumes auction operations on Sun., Jan. 24, at 8 a.m., the world’s only 1948 Tucker Convertible will be sold on the Russo and […]

Gooding & Company Posts a 96% Sell-Through at Friday Auction in Scottsdale

Scottsdale, Arizona (January 22, 2010) – Gooding & Company, the internationally-recognized auction house, sold a total of 50 out of 52 lots earlier today, collectively earning nearly $15 Million in sales from its first Friday auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. In addition to the top-selling 1956 Jaguar D-Type, two other cars […]

RM Posts $19.6m in Arizona Sales

Image courtesy shooterz.biz / RM AuctionsPHOENIX, Arizona (January 22, 2010) – RM Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction house, kicked off its 2010 auction season in Phoenix, Arizona this week, posting over $19.6 million in total sales with an impressive 89% of lots sold. Returning to the luxurious Arizona […]

AFAS to Celebrate 15 Years at Amelia Island Concours

Amelia Island, Florida (January 22, 2010) – The Automotive Fine Arts Society will host its 15th annual art show during the 2010 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance on March 11-14, 2010, in Amelia Island, Fla. Mazda North America will once again sponsor the popular exhibit, which will showcase automotive subjects in […]

Barrett-Jackson Unfazed by Storm, Auction Continues

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA (JANUARY 22, 2010) – In response to the severe weather system that hit Arizona last night, and possible confusion due to the close proximity of other auction tent collapses to the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company event site, company executives would like to address the current state of the auction. […]

Worldwide Consigns One-off Rolls Phantom to Houston Classic

AUBURN, INDIANA (January 18, 2010) – Worldwide Auctioneers has today announced that a singular 1934 Rolls Royce PII Continental Roadster from the Buess Collection, one of only two Continental Roadsters ever built, will headline this year’s The Houston Classic Auction. It will be offered for sale along with the complete […]

Marin Sonoma Concours Call for Entries

Image courtesy Nick Young via flickr.comSAN RAFAEL, CA — Celebrate the art and history of the automobile! Having set the precedent as a world-class show and successful fundraiser for Hospice By The Bay, the Marin Sonoma Concours d’Elegance returns to the Marin County Fairgrounds for its second year on May […]

F1 Champ James Hunt’s Porsche Carrera Offered for Sale

Warwickshire, England-based Nick Whale Sports Cars Direct has recently put onto the market an extremely rare and highly significant Porsche 911 3.0 litre Carrera RS, one of only six made in right hand drive as part of the Porsche RSR homologation process. Chassis number 99 was sold new to Lord […]

AFAS Member Jay Koka to Unveils Daytona 500 Artwork

TORONTO, CANADA (Jan. 6, 2010) – Renowned automotive artist Jay Koka has completed the program cover artwork for Speedweeks 2010 and the 52nd annual Daytona 500, Daytona International Speedway announced recently. Koka was commissioned by the speedway in September to design the artwork for the 2010 race, which will take […]