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49 years of RM Auctions at Fall Auburn

Reported by Phil Skinner with Amanda Wheatley (Photos by Phil Skinner unless noted) For the 49th year in a row, Auburn, Indiana, played host to one of the most interesting vintage car auctions in America over Labor Day weekend (August 29-September 1). Conducted by RM Auctions at their massive 150-Acre Auction...

Coyote Collection sells for big ‘BEEP, BEEP’ bucks

Story and photos by Ron Kowalke The Bill “Coyote” Johnson Collection auction could have been billed as having more muscle than a Mr. Universe contest. Held September 14 in Red Oak, Iowa, 77 of the 95 vehicles offered for sale, all with no reserve, fell into the performance car category. The...

Worldwide’s 12th annual Auburn Auction in review

  Auburn, Indiana. September 5th, 2019. Worldwide Auctioneers staged its first event in its new Indiana headquarters during the annual Auburn Labor Day Weekend extravaganza, with 90% of consignments finding new homes at The Auburn Auction. The sale delivered over $5 million, with a spectacular 1948 Tucker Model 48 Sedan selling...

RM Auctions achieves $16.5 million at Auburn sale

During the August 29 – September 1 weekend RM Auctions saw many standout lots in American and high-performance collector cars with a pair of Ford GTs, a Plymouth ’Cuda, and a McLaren race car. However, the true star of the auction was the renowned Ed Meurer Collection of Detroit, Michigan. Over...

Carlisle Auctions adds second Florida auction

Sunset-Carlisle Collector Car Auction Runs November 8-9, 2019 CARLISLE, PA – Carlisle Auctions hosted its first auction in November of 2012 in the sunshine state of Florida. Since then, the brand has backed over two dozen events between Florida and its home base of Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Carlisle Auctions announced that a...

Graham Collection sale outshines the rain

Graham Collection sale brings in big crowd for convertibles and more Ron Kowalke reporting WHEATON, Minn. – Yes, it rained. Yes, it was muddy, reminiscent of the old days at a Hershey, Pa., Fall Meet where the muck would suck the shoes from your feet. No, the inclement weather didn’t harm...

Worldwide to offer up automobilia at annual Auburn sale

Auburn, Indiana –  Having announced the launch of a new, dedicated Memorabilia Division earlier this year, Worldwide’s 12th annual Auburn will run as an expanded two-day sale on Friday, August 30th and Saturday August 31st. Over 600 lots of quality, “fresh-to-market” memorabilia from three private collections will be sold entirely without...

Bonhams’ Monterey Car Week in review

  Carmel, Calif. – Bonhams’ 22nd annual collector car auction last week during Monterey Car Week, held in conjunction with the prestigious Quail Motorsport Gathering, was a two-day sale that offered 217 cars and achieved a respectable sell-through rate of 76% resulting in over $32-million total.  The highlight of this globally attended sale...