Arizona Auction Week is Here!

Arizona Auction week really gets rolling this Saturday, when Barrett-Jackson’s massive Scottsdale Auction opens with a preview day. Here’s a list of Arizona Auctions — including preview and auction days — and links to their online catalogs:

January 10-12: MAG Auctions Peoria

January 11-19: Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale

January 13-15: Worldwide Auctioneers Scottsdale

January 14-16: Bonhams Scottsdale Auction

January 15-17: RM Sotheby’s Arizona

January 15-18: Gooding & Company Scottsdale

January 15-19: Russo and Steele Scottsdale

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Never-Restored Mercedes-Benz 540K at RM Sotheby’s Arizona

A very original 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540K with a coachbuilt roof added in period is one of the star cars for RM Sotheby’s January 16-17 Arizona Auction.

The car, which has been in one family’s ownership since 1969, has never been restored. The car has been parked in a garage for decades.

“It’s always exciting when we can bring a car with such a great story and family ownership fresh to the market,” said Gord Duff, Global Head of Auctions, RM Sotheby’s. Read More

Donald Osborne is the New Audrain CEO

SCM’s own Donald Osborne is the new CEO of Audrain LLC, and he will oversee the Audrain Automobile Museum, Audrain’s Newport Concours d’Elegance & Motor Week and the re-launched Audrain Motorsport.

Osborne will oversee branding, marketing, communication and customer engagement strategies and programs for the Newport, Rhode Island-based Audrain LLC.

“We are pleased to welcome Donald and strongly believe that his knowledge, expertise and visibility in the automotive world will go far in helping us accomplish our goal to expand our brand Read More

RM Sotheby’s London Auction Totals $12 Million

A very original 1969 Lamborghini Miura P400 S brought $1.6 million and was high sale at RM Sotheby’s 13th Annual London Auction on October 24.

Cars from the famous Youngtimer Collection continued to make a splash in the auction world, with a 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT Final Edition bringing $356,125. A 2009 Mercedes Benz SL 65 AMG Black Series brought $290,403, and a 1992 Mercedes-Benz 300 CE 6.0 AMG “Hammer” sold at $268,065.

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13th Annual RM Auctions Hershey Sale Totals $15.6 Million

The Merrick Auto Museum Collection sale sold at no reserve for $4 million, leading RM Auctions’ October 10-11 Hershey Auction to a $15.6 million total.

The Merrick Auto Museum Collection was more than 100 Brass Era, high-wheeler and pre-war cars. High sale from the collection was a 1925 Duesenberg Model A Four-Passenger Sport Phaeton by Millspaugh & Irish.

A 1930 Cadillac V16 Sport Phaeton by Fleetwood was overall high sale of the auction at $1,221,000.

A 1931 Read More