Auctions America’s December Sale of Historic Military Vehicles Benefits National Museum in Auburn

Auctions America will conclude its 2012 auction season by helping the historic National Military History Center (NMHM), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, in Auburn, Indiana, sell more than 80 vintage military vehicles as well as a diverse assortment of more than 100 pieces of priceless war memorabilia at no reserve. The single-day sale is expected to feature the largest group of full and halftrack military items ever offered at public auction. Each item will be auctioned on Saturday, Read More

2012 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Raises More than $1.25 Million for Charity

The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is world renowned for its celebration of the automobile, but today it is celebrating the generosity of the collector car community. Amid the 2012 competition for automotive elegance, the event raised a banner amount — $1,254,000 — for local charities.

The full sum distributed to charity was announced today by Pebble Beach Company CEO William L. Perocchi and Pebble Beach Concours Chairman Sandra Button during a luncheon honoring the charitable partners of the event. Read More

Shelbys Lead Superb Roster of Early Entries for RM Auctions’ Arizona Sale

RM Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, has announced an exceptional series of early entries for its highly anticipated Arizona sale, January 18 at the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa in Phoenix. Celebrating its 14th year in 2013, the well-established RM sale will lift the gavel on a handpicked selection of some 80 blue-chip collector cars as the company continues its mission to unite the world’s finest automobiles with its most discerning collectors.

“Two thousand Read More

Classics, Hot Rods and Muscle Cars Rolling into Dallas

Leake Auction Company will wrap up their 40th anniversary celebration as their annual car show and auction rolls into Dallas Market Hall, November 16-18.  Admission is $15 for adults, $10 for senior citizens and military personnel with an ID and $7 for children under 12. Feature cars will include a 1959 Corvette Convertible, a number’s matching 1970 Mustang Boss 429 and a 1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost.

The Corvette is a NCRS Top Flight winner and features a 283 CI/290 Read More

Announcing the Inaugural Blackhawk Gala and Charity Auction on November 17

The Blackhawk Automotive Museum Inaugural Gala and Charity Auction will take place on Saturday, November 17th, 2012 from 5:30pm to 11pm at the Museum in Danville, California.

The charity auction will feature eight collector cars all offered at no reserve, a very special Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance VIP package, a Ferrari FXX Racers Exclusive pedal Go-cart — a top-of-the-line elite pedal racing machine that is officially licensed by Ferrari.

Tickets are $150 per person or $2500 for a Read More

Collectors Set to Descend on Florida for RM’s Sale of the John Staluppi Cars of Dreams Museum

Anticipation is building for RM Auctions’ presentation of the renowned John Staluppi Cars of Dreams Museum sale, December 1 in North Palm Beach, Florida. Capping off a fantastic year for the world’s largest collector car auction house, the high profile, single-vendor sale will lift the gavel on a remarkable assortment of American automobiles and more than 60 lots of memorabilia, consolidating RM’s position as the leader in private and estate collection sales.

The result of a decade of dedicated collecting Read More

Keith Martin Hosts Staluppi Collection on Velocity

Tune into Velocity this Friday, November 9 at 9 pm ET for an inside glimpse of the Staluppi Collection. SCM Publisher Keith Martin, who is the host of “Million Dollar Collections,” said, “It was extraordinary to spend a whole day looking at the cars in the collection, as well as the setting that Staluppi has created for them. Everything about his museum is tastefully done, from the drive-in movie theme to the extremely high quality of the cars.” The Staluppi Read More

Rare 1959 Ferrari 250 GT ‘Tour de France’ Tops RM’s Stunning $23 Million London Sale

Continuing a six-year track record of achieving fantastic results, RM Auctions’ annual Battersea sale generated an incredible £14,266,030* ($22,984,500 USD)** in sales with an impressive 84 percent of total lots sold before a packed house in central London this week (31 October). The top performer of the evening sale was the simply beautiful and extraordinarily rare 1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB Berlinetta ‘Tour de France’, which attracted spirited bidding from eager collectors, selling for a strong $3,157,825.

Proving that Italian Read More

Mecum’s 15th Annual Fall Premier Auction Exceeds $12 Million

Record crowds gathered for the 15th Annual Mecum Fall Premier, held Oct. 25-27 at the scenic Pheasant Run Resort in beautiful St. Charles, Ill. Chicagoland’s only collector car auction, the Mecum 2012 Fall Premier presented a varied slate of 963 vehicles for sale over three big days, selling 577 for a 60 percent sell-through rate and total sales surpassing $12 Million.

True to Mecum’s reputation for offering something for every automotive taste, the Fall Premier showed incredible variety in Read More