A 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz will cross the block with no reserve at Leake’s June 10-12 Tulsa Auction at the River Spirit Expo in Tulsa, OK.
The car has a rebuilt 365-ci V8 engine, factory a/c, power windows and convertible top.
“Cadillacs were definitely a status symbol during the 50s,” said Richard Sevenoaks, president of Leake Auction Company. “The 1957 Eldorado Biarritz is the epitome of classic Detroit iron. I have always been intrigued by the fin design of Read More
Max Girardo, former managing director of RM Sotheby’s Europe — and well-known auctioneer at most RM Sotheby’s auctions — has opened Girardo & Co., a London-based classic car brokerage.
Girardo spent 10 years with RM and also worked at Bonhams.
For more information, visit www.girardo.com
A 1951 Ferrari 340 America Barchetta that raced at Le Mans in 1951 and 1952 was the top sale at $8.4 million at RM Sotheby’s Monaco sale this past weekend.
All told, 83 of 114 car lots sold for a 72.8% sell-through rate.
The 1951 Ferrari 340 American Barchetta blew away the median price of $1.75 million in the Sports Car Market Pocket Price Guide, and the $8.4 million sale price is a new auction record.
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Profiles in this issue:
- Affordable Classics – It’s Time to Swim with the Sharks
- American – 1932 Ford Model 18 Edsel Ford Speedster
- English – 1965 Lotus Elan S2
- Ferrari – 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder
- German – 1994 Porsche 928 GTS
- Next Gen – 2014 Pagani Huayra
- Race – 1974 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.0 IROC RSR
- Etceterini – 1959 Fiat 1200 TV Roadster
The 21st Annual Greenwich Concours d’Elegance rolls into Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich, CT, from June 3-5, 2016. This is actually two concours, as American cars are shown on Saturday, and imported marques are shown on Sunday. America’s Cup 12-Meter yachts and classic motorcycles are on display all weekend. For more information, visit www.greenwichconcours.com
Fifty cars from the notable Barry Alexander Collection are up for sale at Mecum’s 29th Annual Spring Classic in Indianapolis, IN from May 17-21.
In addition, selections from the Ray Skillman Collection will cross the block. Skillman, the owner of many dealerships in Indiana, has a vast collection of vintage cars. Read More.