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Leake’s Scottsdale Auction Totals $18.4m

During its inaugural Scottsdale, AZ auction, Ritchie Bros.’ Leake Auctions sold hundreds of vehicles for $18.4 million, including post-block sales. The four-day event was held at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick and attracted thousands of people.  “It was an amazing event, and we couldn’t have done any of it […]

UPDATE: Arizona Auctions Total $249.5m

This year’s Arizona Auctions have wrapped, and the numbers are in: In 2020, the combined total in the desert was $249.5m. Barrett-Jackson was again the highest seller in Arizona, this year amassing $137.3m from over 1,900 cars. That total includes $7.6m achieved for nine charity lots. The highest selling non-charity […]

Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Achieves $137.3m

Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, kicked off its “Road to 50” – a year-long celebration toward the company’s 50th Anniversary – with its largest and most successful auction in its 49-year history. The celebrity-filled Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction on January 11-19, 2020, boasted its largest docket ever, with a […]

Rétromobile Catalogs Now Online

With Scottsdale now behind us, it’s time to look forward to Rétromobile, which is just a few short weeks away.  Rétromobile is one of Europe’s largest automotive gatherings, with cars, parts, and memorabilia all for sale at the Paris Expo at the Porte de Versailles from February 5 through 9. […]

RM Sotheby’s Arizona Sale Brings $30.4m

This past week, 16-17 January, RM Sotheby’s kicked off its 2020 calendar with the auction house’s 21st annual Arizona auction, totaling $30.4 million in sales with 90 percent of all lots sold. Held at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix during Arizona Car Week, the two-evening auction welcomed bidders from 26 […]

Gooding & Company Totals $36.1m in Scottsdale

Gooding & Company, the auction house acclaimed for selling some of the world’s most significant and valuable collector cars, realized $36,169,560 at the company’s 13th annual two-day Scottsdale Auctions. The famed auction house sold 124 of 138 lots. Additionally, eight cars sold over the $1 million mark. In total, Gooding […]

SCM and ACC in Arizona!

We can’t wait to run out of SCM World Headquarters in rainy Portland, OR and find some sun — and gearhead friends — in sunny Scottsdale! You can find the SCM/ACC booth from January 15-18 at the Gooding & Company Auction Tent at Scottsdale Fashion Square, 4700 N. Scottsdale Road, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]