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

‘Old Bill’ Becomes the Most Expensive Motorcycle Ever Sold by Public Auction at H&H’s Duxford Sale

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

World’s oldest surviving Vauxhall to be offered for sale at Bonhams

The 1903 two-seater motor car, originally built for the car firm’s managing director, has been in the same family ownership for more than a century.

The oldest surviving Vauxhall motor car is to be offered for sale at the Bonhams auction in New Bond Street, London, on Friday, November 2nd.

The 1903 two-seater 5hp veteran (estimate $96k-$128k), modeled in cream with brown leather upholstery, will be one of several important entries in the auction of Veteran Read More

Texas-Sized Charlie Thomas Collection Brings $7.4 Million at RM’s Auction in Dallas

RM Auctions continued its strong track record for hosting successful single-vendor sales in Texas on the weekend (October 20), generating more than $7.4 million in sales, with 100 percent of lots sold at the Charlie Thomas Collection sale near Dallas, Texas.

The result of more than two decades of dedicated acquisition by prominent Texas businessman and former owner of the Houston Rockets, Charlie Thomas, the single-day sale presented a total of 175 quality American collector cars without reserve to Read More