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Auction giant Bonhams sold to new owners

  Epiris announced that Epiris Fund II, advised by Epiris LLP, has agreed the acquisition of auction giant Bonhams from private shareholders. Financial terms are not being disclosed. Founded in 1793, Bonhams is one of the world’s largest and most renowned auctioneers of automobiles, fine art and antiques, and jewelry. The...

European sportscars dominate Bonham’s Quail Lodge sale

Carmel, Calif. — Bonhams’ annual auction, held August 24th at Quail Lodge during the largest collector car week in the world, was a success. With 135 cars on offer, the garden party atmosphere in sunny Carmel Valley was the perfect setting for a sale that achieved a highly respectable sell-through rate of 82%...

Bonhams’ Greenwich Concours Auction results

  New York – Bonhams’ 11thannual Greenwich Concours d’Elegance Auction held June 3, on the lovely waterfront of Greenwich, Connecticut, saw record attendance and impressive sales results. With an incredible selection of nearly 125 cars representing every era of motoring over the last century, the sale realized more than $10.5-million with a...

Bonhams offering up cars from Carroll Shelby’s estate

  New York – Bonhams announced that it has been selected by the estate of Carroll Shelby to offer for sale cars from the personal collection of the late racer and designer. Two dozen automobiles owned by the automotive legend will be auctioned with no reserve at the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance in...

Bonhams Amelia Island Auction results

Amelia Island, Florida –  With healthy crowds of collector car enthusiasts in attendance, Bonhams fourth annual Amelia Island Auction saw an impressive sales total of nearly $13.5-million and a strong 87% sell-through rate. Held at the convenient and easily accessible Fernandina Beach Golf Club, the classic motorcar auction – scheduled to...

Bonhams offering a trio of Zephyrs at Amelia Island auction

New York – For its celebrated annual auction at Amelia Island, Florida, Bonhams has announced the consignment of a trio of Lincoln Zephyr Coupes from a single collection. With one each from 1939, 1940 and 1942, all three 12-cylinder coupes have been expertly restored to period correct, concours condition and perform and...

European sports cars led the way at Bonham’s Scottsdale Auction

Scottsdale, Ariz. – Bonhams hosted it’s seventh annual collectors’ car auction during the Scottsdale Car Week. Large crowds turned out for another successful sale that saw a total of $25.2-million with an 87% sell-through rate. Leading the sale were sports and sports-racing cars from Europe. The star of the day was the...

Bonham’s sells Bothwell Collection

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. _ Bonhams auctioned the automotive collection of Lindley and Ann Bothwell Nov. 11, finding new homes for a rare group of racing automobiles, an assortment of Brass Era touring cars, horse-drawn street cars, and one of the best collections of early model trains in the world..   The...