A Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta will cross the auction block without reserve at Bonhams‘ August 15 Quail Lodge sale in Carmel, CA. Chairman Robert Brooks shared the news in an exclusive to SCM Publisher Keith Martin during a 25th anniversary celebration dinner at Bonhams’ New Bond Street offices in London.
“3851 GT” is the longest single-ownership 250 GTO Berlinetta in existance — effectively in one family’s care for no fewer than 49 years from 1965-2014. It was the Read More
Tickets for the 36th Annual Concours d’Elegance of America at St. Johns are now available for purchase. Publisher Martin is an Honored Guest at the 2014 Concours. Buy your tickets here. View the 2014 Class List here. The event takes place July 27.
The 42nd Forest Grove Concours d’Elegance will showcase The Art of Italian Motoring on Sunday, July 20. Keith Martin returns for his eighth year as emcee. SCM Editor at Large Donald Osborne joins Keith at the microphone. Donald will also provide morning commentary, interviewing the owners on the show field.
The event features more than 300 vintage, sports and collector cars presented on the tree-shaded campus of Pacific University, just west of Portland, OR. Classic automobiles compete for awards Read More
Tickets for the January 2015 Arizona Concours d’Elegance are now on sale. Well-known veteran concours judge John Carlson will again serve as chief judge.SCM Publisher Keith Martin will return as host and emcee. Go here to purchase tickets.
The Arizona Concours d’Elegance is a select display of exceptional vintage automobiles that takes place on the manicured inner lawns of the historic Arizona Biltmore Resort in Phoenix. The second annual event happens January 11, 2015.
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The 7th Annual Concours d’Elegance at The Wood takes place July 11 and 12, once again on the 18th fairway of the Lynnwood Golf Course, a picturesque venue unlike any concours in Washington State. Over 60 hand-selected classic, sports and muscle cars will be on display. Brass and Nickel Era cars will headline this year’s event.
The Gala Auction takes place Friday, July 11, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The Concours takes place the following day, Saturday July 12, from Read More
The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance has added two new events to the calendar for Pebble Beach Automotive Week: the Pebble Beach Classic Car Forum presented by Credit Suisse and the Pebble Beach Classic Car Expo. Forum speakers include SCM Publisher Keith Martin and SCM Contributor Miles Collier.
Pebble Beach RetroAuto, now in its tenth year, will change locations to help anchor these new offerings.
The new Pebble Beach Classic Car Forum presented by Credit Suisse will feature luminaries Read More
RM Auctions has announced more highlights for its 20th annual Michigan sale, taking place July 26 in Plymouth. The firmly rooted Motor City sale, the official auction of the Concours d’Elegance of America at St. John’s, is a staple on the North American collector car calendar, and it has carved a reputation over the past two decades as one of the leading events honoring the American automobile.
RM’s Motor City auction is set to offer a full range Read More
SCM and ACC Contributor Ken Gross will receive two prestigious awards this year: He’s being honored by the Automotive Hall of Fame with a Distinguished Service Citation, and his 2013 book, Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles, has earned him the International Motor Press Association’s coveted Ken Purdy Award. Read more on Hemmings.
Auctions America is gearing up for its sale of the Littlefield Collection, one of the most important collections of historic military vehicles and accessories ever to be offered at auction. The collection, comprised of 114 vehicles and more than 200 parts and accessories, represents nearly every era of 20th century combat. The sale takes place in Portola Valley, California, July 11-12. All hammer proceeds from the sale will benefit the Collings Foundation, a non-profit educational facility (501C-3).
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Mecum has canceled their auction at Bloomington Gold, the annual Corvette event taking place June 27-29 in Champaign, IL. The auction company posted this statement on their website:
As the number of successful auction events on the Mecum calendar continues to grow, the Corvette collecting community has regularly been opting to buy and sell Corvettes at other Mecum auction locations in their respective regions throughout the country as a matter of convenience. Mecum now holds auctions Read More