McCormick’s Palm Springs Auction Prepares for Largest Auction to Date

McCormick’s Palm Springs Collector Car Auction is buzzing with activity as preparations are underway for its 52nd auction to be held February 24 through February 26, 2012.  For 26 years, McCormick’s has provided car lovers the ideal venue to buy, sell and admire unique and classic automobiles.  And, from the first gavel strike to the last, the upcoming auction is shaping up to be McCormick’s largest-ever event, featuring some of the nicest vehicles yet to grace the Coachella Valley.

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Mecum’s Kissimmee 2012 Day Two Update

With over 300 Corvettes to be offered throughout this week at the Mecum Auction in Kissimmee, it’s no surprise that on day two of the massive six-day auction the top seller was just that. A Goodwood Green/Saddle interior 1967 Corvette 427/435 HP 4-speed Convertible (Lot H3.1) sold for $109,000. Total sales for the Wednesday auction exceeded $6 Million with an impressive 78% sell through.

Other top sellers from the day included a 2011 Bourget Python Super Stretch Chopper (Lot W195) Read More

Concours d’Elegance Reveals 2012 Poster Art

The original 2012 Concours d’Elegance of America poster art by artist Tom Hale is now completed. The artwork features the 2011 Best of Show 1938 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Autobahn Kurier owned by Arturo and Deborah Keller. Rendered in a subdued manner, The Inn at St. John’s and the background of his painting suggest an impressionistic style. Hale said, “It is important to me that this poster art looks like a painting and not a photograph.”

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A Sneak Peak at the Distinguished Milhous Collection

RM Auctions, in association with Sotheby’s, is proud to be offering one of the world’s finest private museums, the Milhous Collection, during a multi-day sale, February 24 – 25, 2012 in Boca Raton, Florida.

The result of over five decades of judicious collecting by brothers Bob & Paul Milhous, the extraordinary collection features an unparalleled series of mechanical musical instruments, automobiles and collectibles, handpicked from around the world and representing the Read More

McQueen Bikes Headline MidAmerica’s Vegas Auction

MidAmerica Auctions, the world’s largest seller of antique motorcycles, will host the 21st Annual Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction and Races Jan. 12-14, 2012, at the South Point Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev.

500 antique and classic motorcycles will be up for auction, including three motorcycles owned by legendary actor and biking enthusiast, Steve McQueen. Serving as guest of honor is his widow, Barbara McQueen, who will share memories of her famous husband and sign copies, Read More

Gooding Consigns Alloy Gullwing For January Scottsdale Sale

Gooding & Company  announced  two of its latest consignments for the Scottsdale Auctions today: a rare, matching-numbers 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Alloy Gullwing and a late-production, Ferrari Classiche-certified 1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider factory-equipped with disc brakes. 

“The Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Alloy Gullwing and Ferrari LWB California Spider we’re offering are extraordinary automobiles, fantastic examples of two of the most iconic collectible cars of their era, which have become must-have inclusions in many top collections,” says David Read More

“Legends of Le Mans: Racing in the ’60s” Announced as theme for 30th Annual Dana Point Concours d’Elegance

The Dana Point Concours d’Elegance, host of the premier celebration of automotive heritage in Southern California, today announced the theme for the 2012 Dana Point Concours d’Elegance®: “Legends of Le Mans: Racing in the ’60s”.  The Concours weekend is scheduled for Saturday, June 23, to Sunday, June 24, at the prestigious St. Regis Monarch Beach resort in Dana Point, Calif., and will feature more than 200 European and American classics and more than 50 vintage motorcycles. 

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Barrett-Jackson Auction Company Hires JMPR as Agency of Record

??Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, organizer of The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, has engaged JMPR Public Relations to handle its national and international public relations outreach and media relations initiatives.

 Held every January for the past 40 years, Barrett-Jackson conducts the world’s largest collector car auction and is looked to as a market barometer for the entire year, including industry trends such as vehicle popularity and values. Barrett-Jackson also holds major auctions in Palm Beach, Fla., Las Vegas, Nev. Read More

CD Radio With a Classic Look from Custom Autosound

Have a classic car with a cut dash? Custom Autosound has the solution.

The USA-4DIN CD Radiolooks like a classic shaft style radio but has a CD player behind the fold down face. If your dash was cut for a modern CD radio this will fit the same opening and give you a classic looking radio with modern features. The USA-4DIN will also fit most ’84 and up foreign and domestic vehicles.

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2012 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Tickets Now Available

Once a year the beautiful natural setting of Pebble Beach Resorts plays host to one of the most competitive events in the automotive world: the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.

The 2012 Pebble Beach Concours takes place on August 19 and features:

Cars of the Maharajas
Saoutchik Coachwork
Sport Customs
German Motorcycles

 Club d’Elegance and General Admission tickets, as well as Gift Certificates, are now available


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