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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...

1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta sells for $8.1million

  MONTEREY, California – The final night of RM Sotheby’s Monterey auction in California concluded on August 18th and was led by the late-production, matching numbers Classiche-Certified 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta, which achieved $8,145,000. Chassis no. 3359 GT, with coachwork by Scaglietti, it is one of only 40 steel body...

You can buy the Bullitt that McQueen couldn’t

Steve McQueen couldn’t buy the Mustang he drove in the movie “Bullitt,” but now you can.   Mecum announced on Aug. 14 at its Monterey auction that it would offer the “hero” 1968 Mustang GT from the motion picture “Bullitt” at its 2020 Kissimmee (Fla.) sale, to be held Jan. 2-12....

McQueen’s “Thomas Crown Affair” Dune Buggy going to auction

Carmel, California – Bonhams will be offering at auction the car in which Steve McQueen took Faye Dunaway on an exhilarating, white-knuckled ride in the 1968 movie The Thomas Crown Affair.    Like the car chase on the streets of San Francisco in Bullitt, the ride on the beach of Massachusetts in Thomas Crown is the...