The Worldwide Group has announced the procurement of an array of stunning vintage European road and race cars, set to join the exclusive line up of vehicles to be sold at the Houston Classic Auction, on May 3rd, 2008. The auction will offer the sophisticated collector the opportunity to acquire one of the most desirable sports cars of the 20th century, when a 1930 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 GS Zagato Spyder goes under the … [Read more...]
Automotive Auction Coverage
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The curtain will rise on an epic collection of vintage automobiles and memorabilia, June 27th to 29th as RM Auctions presents the esteemed private collection of Mr. Art Astor. A California native and 50 year broadcasting veteran, Astor is a renowned entrepreneur and passionate collector, having built one of the country's most impressive and diverse collections of vintage automobiles and pre and postwar … [Read more...]
Ex-Le Mans Bugatti Type 55 Super Sport To Star In Bonhams Monaco Sale Bonhams returns to the royal principality of Monaco on May 10, 2008 for the 19th consecutive year to offer once again a selection of some of the world's most desirable collectors' cars. The sale, 'Les Grandes Marques à Monaco', is to be held at the Collection de Voitures Anciennes de S.A.S. le Prince de Monaco. Star of the sale will be a … [Read more...]
A historic collection of Californian automotive treasures will cross the block this June 14 as RM Auctions presents the esteemed collection of the late Joe MacPherson. A motoring industry icon, Joe MacPherson was a passionate car enthusiast who spent his life devoted to buying, selling and restoring a diverse range of collectible automobiles. His beloved 'Joe's Garage' - a private automotive museum and banquet … [Read more...]
Barrett-Jackson kicks off the next wave of the Florida auction season next Wednesday, March 26th, followed by Russo and Steele on Thursday. Throw in the St. Petersburg Festival of Speed on Friday and Saturday, and Florida becomes a pretty good place to be next weekend. If you cannot make it, Speed TV will cover Barrett-Jackson for 19 hours starting Thursday. Here are notable cars that will cross the block – click … [Read more...]
Collector car auction watchers had their eyes and wallets focused on last weekend's 10th annual RM Auctions Automobiles of Amelia Island event, which is held in conjunction with the celebrated Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. That is quite a weekend for vintage car enthusiasts. When the final hammer dropped, total sales exceeded $16.8 million, with four cars exceeding one million dollars. Highlights included a … [Read more...]