Author: Chad Tyson

Lamborghini Miura Drama on Bring a Trailer

Since the start of the pandemic shutdown, we’ve covered a lot more Bring a Trailer cars in the pages of SCM. Of course, Brian Baker was featuring some of their consignments in his “Rising Sun” column for years. Covering Bring a Trailer makes sense — they provide a platform where […]

From the Auction Desk: Charging to Online Auctions

This upcoming weekend, June 27 and 28, was when it was all supposed to go back to quasi-normal. At least that was the hope back in late March and April, when auction companies were canceling sales and moving auction dates on the calendar. Mecum moved their Indy sale to this […]

From the Auction Desk: Driving Into Summer

RM Sotheby’s closed their Online Only: Driving into Summer sale on Friday, May 29, and they sold some big-dollar cars. This was one of the most anticipated sales of Spring 2020 for good reason. Cars that could pack auction rooms and headline Scottsdale or Monterey auctions were on offer at […]

From the Auction Desk: Barrett-Jackson Online Results

Online auctions are really cooking now. Barrett-Jackson wrapped up its first exclusively online sale on May 17. Preliminary results show that this wasn’t a typical Barrett-Jackson auction, but we knew that going into it. By my count, only four lots had the no-reserve status that we normally associate with a […]

From the Auction Desk: Mecum’s New (Again) Indianapolis Date

Individual people, companies and governments are constantly adjusting during the Coronavirus pandemic. Plenty of auctions have canceled outright or postponed events until large, public gatherings are allowed once again. We’ve tracked these changes closely in the SCM Newsletter. We’ve got another change, as Mecum has once again rescheduled their Spring […]

From the Auction Desk: Barrett-Jackson Online Auction This Week!

Starting on Friday, you can get your springtime Barrett-Jackson fix. Barrett-Jackson’s Online Only Auction runs through May 17. Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach sale, previously scheduled for April 16–18, is now scheduled for October 15–17. I’m sure more than a few of us missed their usual April appearance on the auction calendar. […]