In the wake of the 2012 Mecum Kissimmee auction, the list of shattered records continues to grow. The Florida auction kicked off Mecum’s 25th year and a staggering 2,158 vehicles crossed the block, the most in company history. The six-day event, held at Osceola Heritage Park on January 24-29, 2012, achieved a 30% increase in attendance over last year. Hammer price sales for the week-long auction totaled $55,397,462, and factoring in Buyer’s premium, total gross sales are reaching close to Read More
With enough intensity and excitement to turn non-collectors into enthusiasts, the atmosphere at Russo and Steele’s Scottsdale 2012 auction block was downright palpable. An overflowing auction block, one-of-a-kind marvels and a record number of car-loving bidders led Russo and Steele to break 5 world records. From European sports to American muscle and hot rods to customs, this year’s auction event held an impressing line up of cars to suit the needs of any collector.
Russo and Steele Collector Automobiles five Read More
Auctions America by RM will roll into South Florida March 16-18, 2012, for its annual Collector Cars of Fort Lauderdale auction at the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Attracting automotive enthusiasts of all ages, Auctions America will offer more than 500 automobiles, a select range of collectible motorcycles and memorabilia for sale during its three-day event.
“Auctions America’s Fort Lauderdale event has carved a reputation as South Florida’s premier collector car auction,” said Donnie Gould, Auctions America Read More
McCormick’s Palm Springs Collector Car Auction is buzzing with activity as preparations are underway for its 52nd auction to be held February 24 through February 26, 2012. For 26 years, McCormick’s has provided car lovers the ideal venue to buy, sell and admire unique and classic automobiles. And, from the first gavel strike to the last, the upcoming auction is shaping up to be McCormick’s largest-ever event, featuring some of the nicest vehicles yet to grace the Coachella Valley.
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With over 300 Corvettes to be offered throughout this week at the Mecum Auction in Kissimmee, it’s no surprise that on day two of the massive six-day auction the top seller was just that. A Goodwood Green/Saddle interior 1967 Corvette 427/435 HP 4-speed Convertible (Lot H3.1) sold for $109,000. Total sales for the Wednesday auction exceeded $6 Million with an impressive 78% sell through.
Other top sellers from the day included a 2011 Bourget Python Super Stretch Chopper (Lot W195) Read More
Barrett-Jackson is proud to announce it has raised nearly $5.9 million for charitable causes at its 2012 Scottsdale Auction, Jan. 15-22.
More than 20 local and national charities are now benefiting tremendously due to the generosity of Barrett-Jackson and its sponsors, consignors and bidders. Top collectible cars, as well as a motorcycle and a tractor, crossed the block at “No Reserve” during the automotive lifestyle event.
After going for an incredible $700,000 when Barrett-Jackson’s own Steve Davis donated it at Read More
Barrett-Jackson Auction Company announced today that it generated more than $92 million in gross sales of rare, high-end collectible vehicles, exotics, customs, classics, hot rods and resto-mods during its 41st annual Arizona auction at West World of Scottsdale, Jan 15-22, 2012.
Additionally, a record number of ecstatic attendees including buyers, consignors and enthusiasts totaling more than 270,000 were on hand to partake in the excitement. This represents a 32 percent increase in sales and a 16 percent increase in attendance versus Read More
Gooding & Company, the acclaimed auction house celebrated for selling the world’s most significant and valuable collector cars, is pleased to announce $39.8 million in sales for 116 out of 118 lots sold, its most successful Scottsdale Auction results to date. The Gooding & Company team soared through its Friday and Saturday auctions, selling lot after lot as guests cheered 13 world record-breaking cars, the immense bidding excitement in the room and Auctioneer Charlie Ross’ joyful Read More
RM Auctionsis delighted to announce the consignment of an important single-owner collection of 100 significant Ducati motorcycles to its 2012 Monaco sale at the Grimaldi Forum. The presentation of the renowned Saltarelli Collection will see RM’s highly-anticipated Monaco auction extended to two-days in 2012, with the motorcycles magnificently complementing the roster of blue-chip automobiles.
In addition to the Saltarelli Collection, RM Auctions is delighted to announce the presence of the Ducati Factory and Museum at the Monaco auction along with Read More
Bonhams’ foray into the Scottsdale auto auction week proved to be a strong success where, amidst the grounds of the beautiful and conveniently accessible AAA Four Diamond Westin Kierland Resort, an impressive and diverse line-up of cars offered buyers an unparalleled array of pedigree machinery from which to choose.
The top seller of Thursday’s sale was a well-documented 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540K Cabriolet C, which brought $667,000 after a fierce bidding battle between home markets, the UK, eastern Europe and the Read More