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RM Auctions will handle downsizing of Andrews Collection in May, 2015

RM Auctions will handle downsizing of Andrews Collection in May, 2015

At one point, the father-and-son team of Paul and Chris Andrews had more than 150 vehicles in their classic car collection. However, said Paul, “When you get down to it, the most fun you can have in a car is using it how it’s meant to be used… on the road.” On May 2, 2015, […]

By November 26, 2014 Read More →
Bonhams sets major automobilia auction December 4 in New York

Bonhams sets major automobilia auction December 4 in New York

‘Transportation History” is the title of a Bonhams sale of automobilia to be held December 4 at the auction company’s Madison Avenue galleries in New York City. Bonhams said the auction features “an impressive array of historic automotive-related collectibles, from original artworks — such as oil paintings, period sculptures and rare advertising posters — to […]

By November 26, 2014 Read More →
Bonhams adds third auction at Goodwood in 2015

Bonhams adds third auction at Goodwood in 2015

Bonhams will stage a third auction in 2015 at Britain’s historic Goodwood racing circuit with the addition of a sale March 21 during the 73rd Goodwood Members’ Meeting. Bonhams already stages auctions during the Festival of Speed (in late June) and the Goodwood Revival (in mid-September). “Bonhams auction at the Goodwood Members’ Meeting completes our trio […]

By November 26, 2014 Read More →
Pearl Harbor survivor ’39 Buick comes up for auction

Pearl Harbor survivor ’39 Buick comes up for auction

On the eve of the 73rd anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, one special survivor will roll onto the collector-car auction block looking as fresh as it did on the “date which will live in infamy.” The handsome 1939 Buick Special Model 46C convertible was parked at the dock – its Navy officer-owner, […]

By November 25, 2014 Read More →
Another accolade for Simeone museum’s Daytona coupe

Another accolade for Simeone museum’s Daytona coupe

At a black-tie gala in England, the Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe (CSX2287) owned by the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum of Philadelphia added another award to its growing list of accolades by being recognized as Car of the Year at the 2014 International Historic Motoring Awards program. Earlier this year, the car that broke 23 records […]

By November 24, 2014 Read More →
Ghia creations of 1950s in Arizona Concours d’Elegance

Ghia creations of 1950s in Arizona Concours d’Elegance

Carrozzeria Ghia is one of Italy’s leading auto designers and coachbuilders, with a rich history of beautiful concepts and production cars from the company’s founding in 1915 to the present day. The second annual Arizona Concours d’Elegance welcomes two of Ghia’s most-famous creations from the 1950s – a custom-bodied 1953 Cadillac once owned by Hollywood […]

By November 21, 2014 Read More →
1934 Bugatti racer on the block Saturday at Leake’s Dallas sale

1934 Bugatti racer on the block Saturday at Leake’s Dallas sale

A 1934 Bugatti Type 51 Grand Prix racer known as “The Nuttle T-51” will cross the block Saturday at Leake Auction Company’s sale in Dallas Market Hall. The auction begins today and runs through Sunday. The Bugatti (serial number 51153) is one of 40 Type 51s produced between 1931 and 1934 and was originally invoiced […]

By November 21, 2014 Read More →
Simeone museum lets you, the people, pick Demo Day cars

Simeone museum lets you, the people, pick Demo Day cars

OK, we’ll admit it. The primary reason that we’re running this article is that we’re suckers for car collages such as the one above. But there is another reason we’re sharing that wonderful illustration: Each month, the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum in Philadelphia takes a few cars out of its indoor displays and exercises them […]

By November 20, 2014 Read More →
Mecum Auctions does $15 million sale in Southern California

Mecum Auctions does $15 million sale in Southern California

Southern California has been a difficult nut to crack for classic car auction companies, but Mecum Auctions’ just-concluded sale in Anaheim posted sales of $15,238,429, a record for the sale held annually since 2012. To demonstrate Anaheim’s acceptance of the Mecum sale, Anaheim Ducks pro hockey team captain Ryan Getzlaf presented Dana and Frank Mecum […]

By November 20, 2014 Read More →
Carlisle Events moving its Florida base to Lakeland next November

Carlisle Events moving its Florida base to Lakeland next November

Carlisle Events concluded its 2014 car show, swap meet and classic car auction schedule last weekend with its fifth Fall AutoFest at Festival Park in Zephyrhills, Florida. Carlisle also announced that after launching its 2015 season in February at Zephyrhills, it will move its Florida events to Lakeland, starting next November. Carlisle is based in […]

By November 20, 2014 Read More →