RM Sotheby’s presents the Paul and Chris Andrews Collection in Fort Worth, TX, April 30–May 2. The collection includes some of the finest and rarest cars the hobby has ever seen.
As part of an effort to downsize their collection to a more manageable level, the father and son team will offer 75 vehicles for auction, along with an eclectic assortment of memorabilia. Click here to view an extended video on the collection, including special commentary by Paul Read More
SCM Publisher Keith Martin is filming episodes of What’s My Car Worth? this weekend at Auctions America’s sale in Fort Lauderdale, FL. If you see Keith, be sure and introduce yourself. The sale runs March 27-29, and headliners include a 1978 Aston Martin V8 Volante (AA estimate: $125k–$150k). View all the Fort Lauderdale consignments here. View the digital catalog here.
Congratulations to Jeff DeJoseph and Dowlin Mayfield, the winners of our book giveaway!
Mazda MX-5 Miata: Twenty-Five Years is a handsomely illustrated coffee-table book celebrating Mazda’s ground-breaking MX-5 Miata — the car that revolutionized the lightweight two-seater roadster market. Top Muscle features more than 150 jaw-dropping portraits of America’s rarest classics, along with in-depth histories of each vehicle.
The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance takes place in mid-March, and this year there are four classic car auctions happening in the vicinity. Here is a roundup of some notable early consignments.
An 1960 Ferrari 400 Superamerica Cabriolet (pictured) will cross the block at RM. RM’s sale takes place March 14. View the current consignment list here.
Gooding & Company have consigned a 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4. The Gooding auction takes place March 13. For more Read More
More than 60 SCM subscribers, friends and associates turned out for the fourth annual SCM Rétromobile reception on Wednesday February 4. Donald Osborne, SCM Editor at Large and principal of Automotive Valuation Services, and Ed Fallon of Cave Creek Classics hosted the event, which took place at the Café Jambon a la Broche at the Porte de Versailles Expo Centre in Paris.
With an ever more crowded schedule of previews, auctions, special displays and the lure of Paris Read More
We’ve recently gotten to know SCMer Jim Mushett, and he sent us some of his automotive illustrations. Jim will create custom art, including sketches, marker renderings and black-and-while illustrations of your collectible car. You can find his work at https://sites.google.com/site/bigjimscustomconcepts/.
Three collector car auctions took place this past weekend in Paris. The most expensive lot was a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder (pictured above). Artcurial sold the car for a record $18.5m. Artcurial reported an 89% sell-through rate and $52m in total sales. View the Artcurial results here.
A 1963 Ferrari 250 GT/L “Lusso” coupe sold for $1.6m at RM, earning high-sale honors. RM sold 54 out of 67 lots for $22m total. View Read More
Motostalgia is now the Official Auction Company of the SVRA. The partnership kicks off with an exclusive collector car auction at the Brickyard Vintage Racing Invitational on June 12. This joint venture will provide the true enthusiast the opportunity to enjoy two of the most exciting experiences in motorsports: auctions and vintage racing.
“Working with Motostalgia Auction Company was the next logical step for SVRA, given our demographics and national footprint,” said Tony Parella, President and CEO Read More
Sotheby’s has acquired a 25% ownership interest in RM Auctions, which will now be known as RM Sotheby’s.
This long-term investment comes as the more than $2 billion market for the finest automobiles continues to grow, presenting increasing opportunities for both companies. Sotheby’s and RM have previously collaborated on successful sales in the U.S. and Europe. The November 2013 “Art of the Automobile” auction in New York achieved nearly $63m in just two hours and saw a new Read More
Auctions America has consigned a 1966 Jaguar XKE Series I 4.2 roadster for their Fort Lauderdale auction. The sale takes place March 27–29.
This car has been fully restored and features some upgrades for an improved driving experience on modern roads (Auctions America estimate: $250k–$290k). Read more here.