Auctions and Auction house · RM Sothebys

RM Peterson – December 8th 2018

https://rmsothebys.com/en/home/lots/ca18 6060 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90036 RM begun a relationship with Sothebys when they collaborated to offer a niche auction in their New York showrooms in 2013. RM sold 35 cars for $64 million in that first year and followed up with 31 cars for $72 million in 2015 but perhaps more importantly… Continue reading RM Peterson – December 8th 2018

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Bonhams Olympia – December 3rd 2018

https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24881/?department=MOT-CAR Olympia Hammersmith Road London W14 8UX Bonhams have held end of season sales at OIympia and other venues since 2007, it briefly heading to Brooklands before one off sales at Oxford and Hendon. Originally a fairly high profile sale, various multi million dollar cars have been offered (1904 Rolls Royce 10HP that fetched a… Continue reading Bonhams Olympia – December 3rd 2018

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Bonhams Bond Street – December 1st 2018

https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24880/?department=MOT-CAR LONDON, NEW BOND STREET 101 New Bond Street London W1S 1SR UK Bonhams opened a new auction rooms on Bond Street in the centre of London in 2013 and celebrated the opening by hosting a new boutique end of year sale with just 35 lots on offer. That first year they offered the Ecurie… Continue reading Bonhams Bond Street – December 1st 2018

Artcurial · Auctions and Auction house

Artcurial Paris – November 4th

  https://www.artcurial.com/fr/vente-3887-automobiles-sur-les-champs-14 16:00, November 4th 2018 7 Rond-Point Champs-Élysées Marcel-Dassault 75008 Paris France Artcurial host periodic sales of all types in their Parisienne offices and they offer the usual eclectic Gallic selection of consignments. Their automobile sales are an eclectic bunch and for most sales they are relatively unusual, often more driver than concours and… Continue reading Artcurial Paris – November 4th

Auctions and Auction house · Bonhams

Bonhams London to Brighton December 2nd

https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24879/ First held in 1896 to celebrate the passing of the Locomotives on the Highway act that lifted the British speed limit from 4mph to 14mph, the London to Brighton rally is the oldest automobile event in England and possibly the world. Celebrating the 120th anniversary of the original event the 2016 run sees participants cover 60… Continue reading Bonhams London to Brighton December 2nd

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Bonhams Padua – October 27th 2018

https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24957/ 14:30PM, October 27th PadovaFiere Via Niccolò Tommaseo, 59 35131 Padova Bonhams return to the Padua Auto e Moto d’Epoca for the second time after 2017s inaugural sale despite what can be best termed mixed results in 2017. The Padua Auto e Motor d’Epoca is claimed to be Europes biggest vintage car and spare parts… Continue reading Bonhams Padua – October 27th 2018

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Market assessments

If you are thinking about buying, selling or simply wanting a value on any collector car, Keep in mind that I can offer a market assessment for any collector car that includes: all previous sales coverage of current market values statistical analysis of sales prices and discussion therein customisable second level value analysis (colours, documents, competition… Continue reading Market assessments

Goodwood · Out and about

Postcard from the Goodwood Revival

POSTCARD FROM THE GOODWOOD REVIVAL From 1948 until its closure in 1966, the former RAF Westhampnett, at the base of the Sussex Downs, was a prominent venue in global motor-sport. Opened by the current Duke of Richmond & Gordon’s grandfather, its war-time contribution and that of its entrants and competitors, is celebrated annually at the… Continue reading Postcard from the Goodwood Revival

Auctions and Auction house · RM Sothebys

RM Hershey – October 11th & 12th, 2018

https://rmsothebys.com/en/home/lots/hf18 5.30pm, October 11th & 12th The Hershey Lodge 325 University Drive Hershey, Pennsylvania United States 17033 Hershey has long been the site of one of the worlds leading swap meets, an anachronism in todays online world but a real life marketplace for rare parts and ephemera to delight any automobile fan. First held by… Continue reading RM Hershey – October 11th & 12th, 2018

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Bonhams Simeone – October 8th

https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24812/ 11:00, October 8th 6825-31 Norwitch Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19153, USA The Simeone Foundation Automobile  was established by Fred Simeone, a pioneering Philadelphia Neurosurgeon who inherited four cars when his physician father passed away in the early 1970s. Eventually no less than 65 of the finest sports racing cars were added via acquisition and exchange,… Continue reading Bonhams Simeone – October 8th

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Bonhams Zoute – October 5th

Bonhams Zoute Place Albert de Knokke Le Zoute 8300 Knokke-Heist, Belgium 17:30 CEST, October 5th 2018 https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24956/ The Zoute Classic is a weekend dedicated to classic cars, both old and new. Bonhams have been hosting an auction as part of the weekend since 2013 and the five sales held so far have offered an eclectic… Continue reading Bonhams Zoute – October 5th

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Bonhams Goodwood Revival – September 8th

The Goodwood Revival is the third annual event on the Sussex, UK based circuit and one of the two that use the short Goodwood circuit. A 2.367 mile/3.809 km circuit in Lord Marches backyard, the circuit was well known in British racing circles during the 1950s and 60s with the semi annual TT and various… Continue reading Bonhams Goodwood Revival – September 8th

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Bonhams Beaulieu – September 1st 2018

National Motor Museum, Brockenhurst, Beaulieu, U.K. 11:00BST, 1st September 2018 https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24877/?department=MOT-CAR Bonhams returns to Beaulieu for their annual sale held in conjunction with the Beaulieu auto jumble, the second largest event of its kind behind Hershey. Beaulieu is never a flashy sale and any star lots are reserved for next weeks Goodwood Revival sale although it… Continue reading Bonhams Beaulieu – September 1st 2018

Auctions and Auction house · RM Sothebys

RM Auburn August 30th – September 2nd, 2018

RM Auburn 12pm, August 30th 10am, August 31st – September 1st 11am, September 2nd Auburn Auction Park 5536 County Road 11A Auburn, Indiana United States 46706 RMs second biannual sale at Auburn that was formerly part of their Auctions America portfolio sees them offering over 550 cars over four days. Largely American with a fair… Continue reading RM Auburn August 30th – September 2nd, 2018

Goodwood · Out and about

Postcard from the Goodwood Festival of Speed

Friend of Auto Auctions Monthly Edward Brown provided the following coverage from Goodwood. POSTCARD FROM THE 25th GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED Celebrating its Silver Jubilee, with an ever increasing four day attendance and approaching two hundred and seventy-five thousand visitors; the Festival of Speed remains a pre-eminent celebration of endeavour on two, four and more… Continue reading Postcard from the Goodwood Festival of Speed

Auctions and Auction house

Monterey Highlights

  2018     2017       Sales  Total Gross High sale Sales  Total Gross High sale Bonhams Quail 110/135 (81%) $37,621,910 $3,525,000 82/109 (69%) $43,866,900 $15,620,000 Gooding Pebble Beach 123/147 (84%) $116,512,400 $22,000,000 110/135 (81%) $91,593,700 $14,520,000 Mecum Monterey 318/606 (53%) $44,174,525 $3,850,000 272/604 (45%) $34,651,925 $3,795,000 RM Monterey 125/150 (83%) $157,931,940 $48,405,000 103/116 (89%) $132,781,450 $22,550,000 Russo and Steele 95/196 (48%) $7,300,000 $1,540,000 106/202 (52%) $7,535,250 $1,155,000 Worldwide Pacific Grove 33/59 (56%) $5,527,550 $1,320,000 46/74 (62%) $6,766,250… Continue reading Monterey Highlights

Auctions and Auction house · Worldwide

Worldwide Pacific Grove – August 23rd

Worldwide 5pm, August 23rd Pacific Golf Municipal Golf Links 77 Asilomar Avenue Pacific Grove, CA 93950 Worldwide launched into the Monterey market in 2017 bringing the total number of sales to six. Rather than adding another stack em high, sell em hard epic, they went the boutique route and staged the sale on Thursday to… Continue reading Worldwide Pacific Grove – August 23rd

Auctions and Auction house · Mecum

Mecum Monterey – August 23rd – 25th

Mecum  10am, August 23rd – 25th  Mecum Monterey Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa – Del Monte Golf Course 1 Old Golf Course Road Monterey, CA 93940 Mecum have proven to be very consistent with their Monterey sale despite moving from offering classics to being focused on modern collectibles. They return to Monterey for the… Continue reading Mecum Monterey – August 23rd – 25th

Auctions and Auction house · Bonhams

Bonhams Quail Lodge – August 24th 2018

https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24811/?department=MOT-CAR#/aa0=1&MR0_length=100&w0=list&aj0=lot_number_asc&m0=0 10:00 PDT Quail Lodge’s West Field 7000 Valley Greens Drive (at Rancho San Carlos Rd) Carmel CA 93923 Bonhams hosted a sale in Monterey from the late 1990s and the advent of the Quail concours saw them partner with Michael Kadoorie and his Peninsula Hotel business and become part of their Friday event. This… Continue reading Bonhams Quail Lodge – August 24th 2018

Auctions and Auction house · RM Sothebys

RM Monterey – August 24th & 25th 2018

https://rmsothebys.com/en/home/lots/MO18 5:30, August 24th & 25th  Monterey Conference Center 1 Portola Plaza Monterey, California United States 93940 RM was a small Canadian company when it took over the Monterey Sportscar auction in the late 1990s from Rick Cole. Rick Cole had run a series of relatively successful classic car auctions back in the 1980s with… Continue reading RM Monterey – August 24th & 25th 2018

Auctions and Auction house · Gooding & co

Gooding Pebble Beach – August 24th & 25th, 2018

www.goodingco.com 5pm Friday August 24th & 11am Saturday August 25th  Pebble Beach Equestrian Center Corner of Stevenson Dr. and Portola Rd. Gooding returns to Pebble Beach for their 15th annual Pebble Beach sale. From the late 1980s when this sale was originally hosted by Christies it was prominent and when Monaco stuttered and slid into… Continue reading Gooding Pebble Beach – August 24th & 25th, 2018

Auctions and Auction house · Bonhams

Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed – July 13th 2018

https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24876/ 11:00 BST, July 13th 2018 Goodwood Goodwood Estate Chichester PO18 0PX UK Goodwood was like so many British circuits a WW2 airfield that was re purposed with its perimeter roads used for club racing before a permanent 3.809km circuit was built in the early 1950s. Literally built in Lord March’s back yard the circuit… Continue reading Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed – July 13th 2018

Artcurial · Auctions and Auction house

Artcurial Le Mans – July 7th 2018

https://www.artcurial.com/en/sale-3359-le-mans-classic-2018-artcurial-motorcars 14:00, July 7th 2018 Artcurial Marquee Le Mans 24 Hour Circuit  72000 Le Mans, France Artcurial returns to Le Mans to host their biennial sale in conjunction with the Le Mans Classic. Little needs to be said about the Le Mans 24 Hours which is now in its 95th year but the Classic is… Continue reading Artcurial Le Mans – July 7th 2018

Monaco · Out and about

11eme Monaco Grand Prix Historique

Good friend of Auto Auctions Monthly, specialist, collectors car consultant Edward Brown recently attended this fantastic event in the principality and reported the following; POSTCARD FROM 11eme MONACO GRAND PRIX HISTORIQUE Biennially, two weeks before Formula One arrives in the Principality, the Automobile Club du Monaco stages the Grand Prix Historique, undoubtedly one of the… Continue reading 11eme Monaco Grand Prix Historique

Auctions and Auction house · RM Sothebys

RM Auburn May 11th & 12th 2018

https://www.rmsothebys.com/en/home/lots/AS18 11am, Friday 11th & Saturday 12th May 2018 Auburn Auction Park 5536 County Road 11A Auburn, Indiana 46706 Auburn was a sleepy little backwater for the automobile industry until the mid 1920s when a reorganisation saw star sales man E.L. Cord take over the Auburn automobile company and add Duesenberg soon after. Auburn revolutionised… Continue reading RM Auburn May 11th & 12th 2018

Auctions and Auction house · Bonhams

Bonhams Monaco May 11th 2018

https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24953/?department=MOT-CAR#/aa0=1&MR0_length=100&w0=list&aj0=lot_number_asc&m0=0 18:00, May 11th 2018 Villa la Vigie 239 Sentier du Bord de Mer 06190 Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France   Bonhams first began to host Monaco auctions back in 1990, competing with Christies, Sothebys and Coys. they eventually ceased hosting sales in the principality back in 2012, when they went through the first rejuvenation of their motoring… Continue reading Bonhams Monaco May 11th 2018

Auctions and Auction house · RM Sothebys

RM Monaco May 12th 2018

https://www.rmsothebys.com/en/home/lots/MC18 2PM, Saturday May 12th 2018 Grimaldi Forum 10 Avenue Princesse Grace Monte Carlo Monaco 98000 RM began to host biennial sales in Monaco and Villa d’Este after the three Maranello proved too restrictive due to the Classiche policies in place. Sales began in 2010 and this years sale will the fifth held so far.… Continue reading RM Monaco May 12th 2018

Artcurial · Auctions and Auction house

Artcurial Paris April 8th 2018

Artcurial grew out of the merger between Hevre Poulain and others into a unified auction house that offers auctions in most major marketplaces. They soon managed to take on the role as the official Retromobile auction partner and have taken that sale to new heights with successes including the World record setting Ferrari 335S in… Continue reading Artcurial Paris April 8th 2018

Auctions and Auction house · RM Sothebys

RM Ford Lauderdale April 6th & 7th

https://www.rmsothebys.com/en/home/lots/FL18 10:00 – 17:00, April 6th and 7th 2018 Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center 1950 Eisenhower Blvd Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316 RM worked hard to establish themselves as the leading classic car auctioneer and became synonymous with boutique offerings at the worlds finest automobile concours and race meetings. Resolving to serve a segment that… Continue reading RM Ford Lauderdale April 6th & 7th

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Goodwood Members Meeting

One of the friends of Autoauctionsmonthly attended the Goodwood Members Meeting and provided some excellent pictures from what was a meeting dogged by poor weather. Thanks go out to Edward Brown of 2B Consulting, leaders in GLOBAL SALES, BROKERAGE & ACQUISITION OF FINE AUTOMOBILES, VINTAGE & HISTORIC RACE CARS. Check them out here http://www.2bc-automotive.com   Otherwise I can… Continue reading Goodwood Members Meeting

Auctions and Auction house · Bonhams

Bonhams Goodwood Members Meeting – March 18th

Bonhams have hosted auctions in conjunction with the Goodwood Festival of Speed since the late 1990s and when the Revival began they were there from year 1. The Members Meeting was traditionally a closed event for Members but recently it became the third event, actually the first since its in mid March but hey. Unlike… Continue reading Bonhams Goodwood Members Meeting – March 18th

Auctions and Auction house · Bonhams

Bonhams Amelia Island March 8th 2018

http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24809/ 12:00PM, March 8th 2018 Fernandina Beach Golf Club 3990 Amelia Island Parkway Fernandina Beach FL 32034 Bonhams became the third major auction house to offer an auction in conjunction with the Amelia Island concours and in effect made the Amelia Island auction week a real thing. From the very beginning, Bonhams began to offer… Continue reading Bonhams Amelia Island March 8th 2018

Auctions and Auction house · RM Sothebys

RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island March 10th 2018

https://www.rmsothebys.com/en/home/lots/AM18 10:30am, March 10th 2018 The Ritz-Carlton 4750 Amelia Island Parkway Amelia Island, Florida 32034 RM Sotheby’s Auctions was founded by Rob Myers in Canada and after taking over the Monterey Auction they began to hold sales at Amelia Island back in 1999. Now in its 20th year the RM sale goes from strength to… Continue reading RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island March 10th 2018

Auctions and Auction house · Gooding & co

Gooding Amelia Island – March 9th, 2018

www.goodingco.com 11am, March 9th, 2018 Racquet Park, Omni Amelia Island Plantation 6800 First Coast Hwy Amelia Island, FL 32034 Dave Gooding left RM and founded his eponymous firm to take over as the official Pebble Beach auction partner and after trial sales at Palm Beach and the Chandler Collection broadened their offerings with a Scottsdale… Continue reading Gooding Amelia Island – March 9th, 2018

Auctions and Auction house · Bonhams

Bonhams Paris February 8th 2018

http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24882/?department=MOT-CAR 12:30PM, February 8th 2018 The Grand Palais Avenue Winston Churchill 75008 Paris Bonhams took over the Retromobile mantle from Christies and the first two years hosted the official Retromobile sale. These two years coincided with a renewed impetus in the Motoring department and they offered the Saoutchik bodied Mercedes that may be a frequent… Continue reading Bonhams Paris February 8th 2018

Artcurial · Auctions and Auction house

Artcurial Retromobile – January 9th & 10th 2018

https://www.artcurial.com/fr/vente-3279-retromobile-2018-artcurial-motorcars 2PM, 9th February 2018 Salon Rétromobile – Hall 2.2  Parc des expositions Porte de Versailles  75015 Paris  Artcurial took over the mantle of official Retromobile auction host in 2011 and after several years of success, made a giant splash in 2015 when they offered the Baillon collection of barnfinds boosting results into the $50+… Continue reading Artcurial Retromobile – January 9th & 10th 2018

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Bonhams Scottsdale – January 18th 2018

http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24452/?department=MOT-CAR#/aa0=2&MR0_length=100&w0=list&aj0=lot_number_asc&m0=0 Bonhams Scottsdale 11:00MST January 18th  The Westin Kierland Resort and Spa Scottsdale Bonhams began a revitalisation back in 2012 when they launched a new Scottsdale sale and for all but one of the six years managed record growth in revenues on the back of very good sellthrough rates. This growth was based on offering… Continue reading Bonhams Scottsdale – January 18th 2018

Auctions and Auction house · Worldwide

Worldwide Auctions – January 17th 2018

http://www.worldwide-auctioneers.com/ 5pm, January 17th 6460 E McDowell Road Scottsdale, AZ 85257 Worldwide Auctions was one of the better second tier auction companies back in the late 2000s and held some successful sales at Auburn and the Wheels and Keels event but had a few years in the doldrums until 2017. Revitalisation began at Scottsdale in… Continue reading Worldwide Auctions – January 17th 2018

Artcurial · Auctions and Auction house

Artcurial Paris – 5th November 2017

http://www.artcurial.com/en/asp/searchresults.asp?st=D&sale_no=3243&ps=18&pg=1#a_10617341 Artcurial host regular estate sales in every category including automobiles and these are nothing like the Retromobile sale in February each year. As with many estate sales they are only held when there are enough quality lots to offer while the quality is usually based on the offering of lesser value items with the… Continue reading Artcurial Paris – 5th November 2017

Auctions and Auction house · Bonhams

Bonhams London to Brighton 3rd November ’17

http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24123/?department=MOT-CAR First held in 1896 to celebrate the passing of the Locomotives on the Highway act that lifted the British speed limit from 4mph to 14mph, the London to Brighton rally is the oldest automobile event in England and possibly the world. Celebrating the 120th anniversary of the original event the 2016 run sees participants cover 60… Continue reading Bonhams London to Brighton 3rd November ’17

Auctions and Auction house · Bonhams

Bonhams Bothwell – 11th November 2017

http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24733/?department=MOT-CAR 10:00 PST, 11th November 2017 Bothwell Ranch 5300 Oakdale Avenue Woodland Hills California 91364 USA Lindley Bothwell was a highly successful Citrus farmer in the San Fernando valley when he married Marion (Ann) Seale and they began to collect classic cars from the very late 1920s when even the greatest classics had little or… Continue reading Bonhams Bothwell – 11th November 2017

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Bonhams Padua – 28th October 17

http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24625/?bid_lot_no=5107492#/aa0=1&w0=list&aj0=lot_number_asc&m0=0 14:30CEST, 28th October 2017 Padua Exhibition Centre Via Niccolò Tommaseo 59 Padova Italy Padua is a small city in the Veneto region of North Eastern Italy famous as the home of St. Anthony, it is also the home for Italy’s largest classic automobile event. First held in the 1980s, this years event will be… Continue reading Bonhams Padua – 28th October 17

Artcurial · Auctions and Auction house

Artcurial Mercedes-Benz October 15th 2017

http://www.artcurial.com/en/asp/searchresults.asp?pg=1&ps=18&st=D&sale_no=3308+++ 16:00 15th October 2017 Mercedes-Benz Center Paris 344 avenue Napoléon Bonaparte 92500 Rueil-Malmaison Paris, France Mercedes-Benz France was established as the distributor for Daimler-Benz products in France and later became a fully owned subsidiary. Lead by their leadership team in 2000, the firm decided to purchase selected cars for promotional activities and to that… Continue reading Artcurial Mercedes-Benz October 15th 2017

Auctions and Auction house · Bonhams

Bonhams Zoute – 5th October 2017

Knokke-Heist on the Belgian coast is the site for the Zoute GP, a celebration of all things motoring. This years event includes the Zoute Top Marques, a display of the worlds premium car brands, the Zoute Concours d’Elegance, Zoute Rally, Zoute GT Tour and the Bonhams auction. First held in 2013 and annually since then,… Continue reading Bonhams Zoute – 5th October 2017

Auctions and Auction house · RM Sothebys

RM Sothebys Hershey 5th & 6th October 2017

https://www.rmsothebys.com/en/home/lots/HF17#page=1&view=20 6PM 5th & 6th October 2017 The Hershey Lodge, 325 University Drive, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA Hershey has been the site of one of the worlds two leading swap meets, an anachronism in todays online world but a real life marketplace for rare parts and ephemera to delight any automobile fan. First held by the AACAs Eastern… Continue reading RM Sothebys Hershey 5th & 6th October 2017

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Bonhams Simeone – 2nd October 2017

The Simeone Foundation Automobile  was established by Fred Simeone, a pioneering Philadelphia Neurosurgeon who inherited four cars when his physician father passed away in the early 1970s. Eventually no less than 65 of the finest sports racing cars were added via acquisition and exchange, including examples of the finest cars to ever race at tracks… Continue reading Bonhams Simeone – 2nd October 2017

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Monterey Auctions ’17

Monterey ’17 recap Bonhams Quail 18/8/17 Updated with results Gooding Pebble Beach 18/8/17 – 19/8/17 Updated with results Mecum Monterey 16/8/17 – 19/8/17 Updated with results RM Monterey 18/8/17 – 19/8/17 Updated with results Russo & Steele 17/8/17 – 19/8/17 updated with results Worldwide Monterey 17/8/17 updated with results $1 million lots  Every lot updated with results… Continue reading Monterey Auctions ’17