Monterey Auction Update

Post-block sales are still happening, but the total sales picture from Monterey Car Week 2017 is coming into sharper focus.

RM Sotheby’s totaled $133 million at their August 18-19 Monterey Auction.

Gooding & Company hit a $91.5 million total at their August 18-19 Pebble Beach Auction.

Bonhams’ August 18 sale at Quail Lodge totaled $55.9 million.

Mecum’s August 16-19 sale at the Hyatt Regency Monterey totaled $34 million.

Russo and Steele’s August 17-19 sale at Fisherman’s Wharf totaled $8.6 million.

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Preliminary Monterey Auction Totals: $247m and Growing

This year’s Monterey auctions have wrapped, with a preliminary total of just over $247m from RM Sotheby’s, Gooding & Co, and Bonhams.

RM Sotheby’s recorded a total of $133m. See the results here.

Gooding & Company achieved $91.5m. See the results here.

Bonhams totaled $23m. See the results here.

The overall totals will grow significantly in the coming days, as Mecum, Worldwide Auctioneers, and Russo and Steele have yet to report their results, and post-block deals may Read More

How to Find SCM During Monterey Car Week

The best week of the year is here! Here is where you can find us on the Peninsula:

August 16-19: Gooding & Company’s Pebble Beach Auction. Visit our booth!

August 16: Join Publisher Martin and Andy Reid during tours of selected auction cars at Gooding & Company and Bonhams. Publisher Martin will lead the Gooding & Co. tour, while Reid will lead the Bonhams tour. For more information, visit www.sportscarmarket.com/monterey2017

August 17: Join Andy Reid on tours of selected Read More

Meet Keith and Donald at the Forest Grove Concours This Weekend

Lincolns, Woodies and classic Minis will take center stage when the Forest Grove Concours d ‘Elegance returns for its 45th year on Sunday, July 16, on the historic, tree-shaded campus of Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon.
Honoring a Century of Lincoln Motors cars, the Concours will feature pre-war and post-war Lincoln automobiles.  Special classes include Mini from 1959-2000 and wood-bodied automobiles.

Keith Martin and Donald Osborne return as emcees.  Donald will be signing his new book “Stile Transatlantico / Transatlantic Read More

RM Sotheby’s Announces Single-Marque Ferrari Auction

RM Sotheby’s has announced an all-Ferrari auction, to take place September 9th at the Ferrari factory in Maranello, Italy.

This new sale, held during Ferrari’s 70th anniversary celebration, will offer some of the greatest collectible Ferraris available today — all of them with the coveted Ferrari Classiche certification.

This is not the first time the two companies have worked together — in 2007, 2008 and 2009, RM hosted the “Leggenda e Passione” Ferrari and Maserati auctions, also held at the Read More

RM Sotheby’s Totals $28.5 million at Villa Erba Sale

A 1937 Talbot-Lago T150-C SS Coupe was high sale at $3,780,000, as RM Sotheby’s totaled $28.5 million during the May 27 Villa Erba sale.

The auction, RM Sotheby’s fourth Villa Erba sale, was held in conjunction with the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este on the shore of Lake Como, Italy.

RM Sotheby’s 2015 Villa Erba sale totaled $29.8 million.

A 1937 Bugatti Type 57 Atalante prototype was the second-highest sale of the 2017 Villa Erba auction at $3,402,000.

A 1993 Porsche Read More

Pebble Beach Concours Moves Dates for 2018

The Pebble Beach Concours, which typically takes place on the third Sunday in August, has announced it will take place a week later in 2018. The concours will be held August 26, 2018.

This one-time move makes room for the United States Amateur Championship, which will be held at Pebble Beach Golf Links from August 13 to 16, 2018.

Concours Chairman Sandra Button said in a press release, “Pebble Beach Resorts began with a scenic drive, and golf soon Read More

Russo and Steele Offers Real-Time Online Bidding

Russo and Steele auctions usually start with waves of fog, power-chording rock anthems and a light show that can be seen from Earth orbit.

But, at least for some bidders, Russo and Steele’s big show will glow from a tiny screen.

Russo and Steele has partnered with Auction Mobility to offer a real-time online bidding system that also includes video streaming, catalogs with lot notifications.

The system, which is available from iTunes and Google Play Stores, also has an Read More

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