Spring Carlisle Fires Up in April

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

Race Cars Roar to Gooding Amelia Island

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  
(estimate: $1,800,000-$2,400,000)
Mazda and rotary enthusiasts consider the 767B to be the most iconic race car to ever come out Read More

Paris Auctions Total $81.3m

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.

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1950 Cisitalia-Abarth 204A Leads Motostalgia Amelia Island Lineup

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.

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SECOND YEAR OF ATLANTA CONCOURS CREATES TRADITIONS AND NEW ADDITIONS

As the Atlanta Concours dElegance 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

A Big Week in the Desert: Arizona Auction Result Roundup

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 and Alex at the Annual SCM Rétromobile Reception

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

Work Productivity Plummets: Arizona Auction Digital Catalogs

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

Worldwide Auctioneers

Greystone Mansion Concours Holiday Deal

The Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance, which happens on May 7, 2017 on a stunning 18-acre estate in Beverly Hills, CA, is offering SCM readers a great holiday deal for tickets.

From now though December 31, SCM readers get $135 concours tickets for $100.

All tickets include a parking shuttle service, gourmet food stations, adult beverages, concours admission, entry into the historic Greystone Mansion, vendor displays and lectures. Use the Holiday Order Form below to redeem.

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