Bonhams, the international auction house, took over the magnificent Grand Palais to showcase and auction an enviable selection of their finest motorcars, motorcycles and automobilia at their Grandes Marques du Monde sale yesterday, 9th February.
The star of the show was undoubtedly the 1935 Aston Martin Ulster ‘CML 719’, which drew countless admirers during both the preview and the sale. With an outstanding provenance and racing history including a 5th place in its class at the 1935 Le Mans 24H, Read More
It’s car show season at Carlisle! The 2017 Carlisle Events season schedule is two events in and with 10 remaining; the real fun starts April 19 as Spring Carlisle takes over the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds. This five-day extravaganza welcomes 100,000 guests from around the world, all looking for something, be it automotive related or collectible. Spring Carlisle runs April 19-23 and includes the always popular swap meet, a car corral and a three-day collector car auction, powered once more by Read More
Gooding & Company, the auction house acclaimed for selling the world’s most significant and valuable collector cars, is proud to announce an enticing lineup of race cars headed to the Amelia Island Auction on March 10. Racing enthusiasts and collectors will not want to miss these celebrated examples cross the auction block next month.
1989 Mazda 767B
Mazda and rotary enthusiasts consider the 767B to be the most iconic race car to ever come out Read More
Paris was the epicenter of the collector car world this past week, as RM Sotheby’s, Artcurial, and Bonhams all held auctions alongside the annual Retromobile show. Total for this year’s events: $81.3m.
RM Sotheby’s brought $29.4m, led by a a 1934 Alfa Romeo Tipo B P3 that sold for $4.2m. Read more here.
At Artcurial, the 1966 Ferrari Dino 206 P Berlinette Speciale achieved a high sale of $4.6m, leading the $35.7m total. See the results here.
The 1950 Cisitalia-Abarth 204A that Tazio Nuvolari raced at the 1950 Targa Florio and the 1950 Palermo Monte Pellegrino is now the star car of Motostalgia’s March 11 Amelia Island Auction.
The car, Chassis 04/08, is fully documented with Abarth Classiche, FIA Passport, FIVA Card, period photos and documents. All told the car ran in 18 Grand Prix races between 1950 and 1958.
This car is a ticket to concours and vintage racing events all over the world.
For more Read More
As the Atlanta Concours d’Elegance enters its 2nd year within the highly competitive and globally recognized collector car realm within the U.S. market, the September 30-October 1st weekend’s premier automotive showcase takes on a broader format with a larger range of esteemed entries already in place. While continuing to partner with Panoz and securing the prestigious grounds of Chateau Elan in Braselton once again, numerous newly shown collections and a minimum of 150 entries from 18 states, as well as Read More
We’re less than three weeks away from the big Paris Auctions held in and around Rétromobile. RM Sotheby’s, Artcurial and Bonhams all have rich lineups of cars for the auction block, and here’s where to find the digital catalogs:
RM Sotheby’s Paris Auction is scheduled for February 8 at the Place Vauban.
View the catalog here.
Artcurial’s Read More
Preliminary sales from Arizona Auction Week 2017 show drops at some auctions, despite an increase of 3 percent in total sales — $259.4 million this year, up from $251.8 million in 2016.
The addition of a Worldwide Auctioneers sale and Bonhams’ doubling their sales total from 2016 are the two main factors that boosted total sales this year.
RM Sotheby’s top sale was a 1939 Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster sold at $6,600,000. Overall, RM Sotheby’s had a 14.3 percent Read More
Join Keith Martin, Alex Martin-Banzer, and SCMer Ed Fallon of Cave Creek Classics for the annual SCM Rétromobile Reception. The reception will take place Wednesday, February 8, at 4:30 p.m. We’ll enjoy wine and refreshments at the Café Le Jambon à la Broche, located at the back of Exposition Hall A at Rétromobile. The reception will end at 6 p.m. — an hour before the RM Sotheby’s Auction. There will be shuttles from Rétromobile to Place Vauban, where the RM Sotheby’s auction Read More
Arizona Auction Week is NEXT WEEK, and all the auction houses are fitting last-minute offerings into their lineups. Here’s where you can find the latest news from each auction house (and fritter away time at work until it’s time to fly south):
RM Sotheby’s Digital Catalog
Gooding & Company’s Digital Catalog
Bonhams’ Digital Catalog
Barrett-Jackson’s Digital Catalog
Russo and Steele’s Digital Catalog
Silver Auctions’ Car List