J.R. Returns


Beverly Hills, California…May 9th, 2011…Actor Larry Hagman is set to appear in a TV remake of a different kind when his personal antiques, fine and decorative art, furniture, and memorabilia from the classic 1980’s primetime soap opera Dallas are offered for auction in a sale to be held at the prestigious Julien’s Read More

Pebble Beach to Host Largest-Ever Gathering of Ferrari 250 GTOs

The Ferrari 250 GTO is considered by many to be the greatest Ferrari ever manufactured. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the birth of this model, more than twenty of these exclusive sports racing cars will take to the show field of the 2011 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance on Sunday, August 21.

Only thirty-six 250 GTOs were originally produced, as well as two 330 GTOs with larger capacity engines. All of these exclusive cars have Read More

Collector of the Week: Loren Hulber

Loren Hulber sent in an email about his 2009 Callaway Corvette:

I am a long time subscriber to SCM and Corvette Market, and growing up in Detroit made me a “car guy” my entire life.  Now living in Pennsylvania, I have a collection of about a dozen cars including classics, sports cars, hot rods, muscle cars and motorcycles.  I have had many Corvettes, and when the latest ZR1 was rumored, I immediately went to my local Chevrolet dealer and Read More

Highlights Announced for RM’s “Quintessentially English” Sale at Salon Privé

RM Auctions, has announced a selection of notable highlights for its forthcoming ‘Quintessentially English’ sale, at the Salon Privé luxury car show and Concours d’Elegance, 23rd June, 2011.

Held at the stunning Syon Park estate in West London, the recently-launched summer sale will lift the hammer on a host of great British marques, including Aston Martin, Jaguar and Rolls-Royce among others.

 Max Girardo, Managing Director, RM Europe says, “We have pulled together a collection of very interesting and significant Read More

Third Annual Concorso Ferrari Announced

Ferrari Club of America’s Southwest Region (FCA SW) will host the celebrated 2011 Concorso Ferrari on the famed Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena, Calif., on May 22, 2011.  Approximately 140 of the finest classic and contemporary Ferraris will adorn the boulevard during the Sunday event, including the very rare 1956 Ferrari 250 GT LWB Berlinetta, s/n 0515 GT from the famed design house of Carrozzeria Zagato.

“This will be our third year hosting the Concorso Ferrari at this wonderful site,” Read More

Countdown to Dana Point Concours d’Elegance

Dana Point, Calif., will be the epicenter of automotive heritage and luxury during the 29th Annual Dana Point Concours d’Elegance, June 24-26, on the Monarch Beach Golf Links at the prestigious St. Regis Monarch Beach.  The three-day celebration will feature an impressive array of activities for automotive enthusiasts of all ages, including an art exhibition, Vintage Automobile Auction by EG Auctions and more than 250 classic cars competing in the Concours.

“The 2011 Dana Point Concours d’Elegance is Read More

Mecum Announces New Dallas Auction

Event to Feature 600 Collector Cars Oct. 7-8 at Dallas Convention Center

MARENGO, Ill. – Dana Mecum is excited to announce his action-packed Mecum Auction events are coming to Texas with the launch of a new Dallas Auction, Oct. 7-8, 2011 at the Dallas Convention Center.

Internationally recognized as a leader in selling high-performance collector cars and memorabilia, Mecum Auctions will offer 600 classic and collector cars during the two-day event.  The auction will be broadcast nationally on the Read More

Petersen Automotive Museum Foundation Receives Gift of $100,000,000 From Margie Petersen and the Margie and Robert E. Petersen Foundation

Steven E. Young, Chairman of the Petersen Automotive Museum Foundation’s Board of Directors, announced today that the Museum Foundation has received a gift of approximately $100,000,000 from Margie Petersen and the Margie & Robert E. Petersen Foundation.

This donation is comprised of a substantial unrestricted financial gift, a matching challenge, the 300,000 square foot building that the Museum has occupied since it opened in 1994, and an important collection of cars assembled by the late Read More

Prime Corvettes to Cross the Carlisle Block This Weekend!

50,000 gearheads will descend on the annual Carlisle mega-event, happening Wednesday, April 27 through Sunday, May 1. Auctions America by RM has been tapped to handle the auction portion, and among the prime consignments are a huge number of Corvettes. 

Featured lots include a 1964 327/375 Fuelie convertible with a 4-speed, power brakes, power windows, and woodgrain wheel and a 1965 327/375 Fuelie coupe in Nassau blue with blue upholstery and original knockoffs.

Carlisle is such Read More