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.
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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
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.
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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
Grossing nearly $6,445,000 (£4 million) between them, H&H’s two auctions at IWM Duxford this year have seen the firm establish several world record prices. However, the most important of these is undoubtedly the $469,162 achieved by a 1922 Brough Superior SS80 on October 23rd 2012. Known the world over as ‘Old Bill’, the motorcycle in question was owned and raced by marque founder George Brough. Appearing on the open market for the first time in over fifty years, Read More