Jules Heumann, the co-chair of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance for many years, died last week.
He was 93.
Heumann, one of the world’s great experts on Hispano-Suiza cars, joined forces with Lorin Tyron during the 1970s to revitalize the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance — and make it the best concours in the world.
Many car collectors believe Heumann and Tyron saved the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.
Heumann was co-chair of the concours from 1972 through 1998. He served as Read More
To expand on the Group successful launch of Collezione, the newly dedicated department to classic and collector cars, Mattioli Automotive Group is now announcing its newest addition: Bacchelli & Villa. Founded in 1972, Bacchelli & Villa is one of the most prestigious and renowned restoration shops in the world. Specializing in Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Maserati, you will find Bacchelli & Villa a few miles drive, through scenic Italian countryside, from the Factory. There you will see skilled artisans working by Read More
Over $3.3 million changed hands in just three hours at the annual Porsche Sale organized by Silverstone Auctions in association with Porsche Club GB at Silverstone Circuit on 21st October.
In a packed sale room swelled by over 300 Porsche Club GB members, the Silverstone Auctions team achieved a respectable sales rate of 64% for cars and 82% for automobilia, with a number of cars smashing their pre-sale estimates.
International interest was high with internet and phone bidders from Denmark, Read More
Barrett-Jackson will rally around Las Vegas first responders and those affected by the recent tragedy with several initiatives during the 10th Annual Las Vegas Auction at the Mandalay Bay Resort on Oct. 19-21, 2017. The entire sale price of a rare 2007 Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake to be auctioned will go to a special fund that supports Las Vegas first responders.
“All of us at Barrett-Jackson are heartbroken over the tragic event in Las Vegas Sunday night,” said Read More
Post-block sales are still happening, but the total sales picture from Monterey Car Week 2017 is coming into sharper focus.
RM Sotheby’s totaled $133 million at their August 18-19 Monterey Auction.
Gooding & Company hit a $91.5 million total at their August 18-19 Pebble Beach Auction.
Bonhams’ August 18 sale at Quail Lodge totaled $55.9 million.
Mecum’s August 16-19 sale at the Hyatt Regency Monterey totaled $34 million.
Russo and Steele’s August 17-19 sale at Fisherman’s Wharf totaled $8.6 million.
This year’s Monterey auctions have wrapped, with a preliminary total of just over $247m from RM Sotheby’s, Gooding & Co, and Bonhams.
RM Sotheby’s recorded a total of $133m. See the results here.
Gooding & Company achieved $91.5m. See the results here.
Bonhams totaled $23m. See the results here.
The overall totals will grow significantly in the coming days, as Mecum, Worldwide Auctioneers, and Russo and Steele have yet to report their results, and post-block deals may Read More
The best week of the year is here! Here is where you can find us on the Peninsula:
August 16-19: Gooding & Company’s Pebble Beach Auction. Visit our booth!
August 16: Join Publisher Martin and Andy Reid during tours of selected auction cars at Gooding & Company and Bonhams. Publisher Martin will lead the Gooding & Co. tour, while Reid will lead the Bonhams tour. For more information, visit www.sportscarmarket.com/monterey2017
August 17: Join Andy Reid on tours of Read More
Procrastination is easy during the lazy days of summer, but the biggest week in car collecting is roaring up on us. Have you checked out all the catalogs and started researching the cars?
We thought so. Here are the links to all the Monterey Car Week auctions:
Gooding & Company
Russo and Steele
Lincolns, Woodies and classic Minis will take center stage when the Forest Grove Concours d ‘Elegance returns for its 45th year on Sunday, July 16, on the historic, tree-shaded campus of Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon.
Honoring a Century of Lincoln Motors cars, the Concours will feature pre-war and post-war Lincoln automobiles. Special classes include Mini from 1959-2000 and wood-bodied automobiles.
Keith Martin and Donald Osborne return as emcees. Donald will be signing his new book “Stile Transatlantico / Transatlantic Read More