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This Unrestored Hemi 'Cuda Will Sell Without Reserve!

Written by Tuesday, 06 October 2015 10:25
An unrestored 1970 Plymouth Hemi 'Cuda with original engine, original paint and less than 17,000 miles is sure to capture headlines when it sells without reserve on October 24. The 'Cuda is just one of 101 cars on offer at Worldwide Auctioneers' sale of the Ron Brown Estate Collection, taking place in Fredericksburg, Texas. The collection is offered entirely without reserve. View all the cars here. View the memorabilia here.
Barrett-Jackson will host a new auction in the Northeastern United States at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, June 23-25, 2016. Mohegan Sun, one of the most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in North America, will host the three-day collector car auction and lifestyle event for visitors from around the world. "As Barrett-Jackson has evolved into a global icon of the collector car hobby, our millions of fans across the world have asked for an event in the Northeast," said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. "They want the kind of experience that only Barrett-Jackson can deliver at…

Come See Us at Silver Portland

Written by Tuesday, 22 September 2015 11:05
Silver returns to the Rose City this weekend for their twice-annual Portland sale. Stop by, check out the cool collectibles and pick up free copies of ACC and SCM. View the consignment list here. And if you see someone wearing an ACC or SCM hat, don't hesitate to introduce yourself.

Countdown to RM Sotheby's Hershey

Written by Tuesday, 22 September 2015 09:56
RM Sotheby's annual Hershey sale is all about the pre-war heavy iron. The auction takes place October 8–9 in Hershey, PA. Star cars include a 1932 Packard Twin Six Individual Custom Sport Phaeton in the style of Dietrich (RM Sotheby's estimate: $375k–$475k), a 1933 Pierce-Arrow Twelve Convertible Coupe Roadster ($350k–$400k), and a 1923 Duesenberg Model A Sport Phaeton ($225k–$275k).  View all the consignments here. View the digital catalog here.

The Big-Block Stars of Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas

Written by Tuesday, 08 September 2015 10:12
Barrett-Jackson's Las Vegas sale runs September 24–26, and the docket is stacked with ground-pounding American muscle. Among the star cars are a 1968 Chevrolet Corvette L88, a 1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 convertible, and a supercharged 1965 Chevrolet Nova SS known as "Dobbertin's Custom." View all the consignments here.
The numbers from Monterey Car Week are shaping up, with combined sales totaling $395m. Here is our roundup of sales figures and top American cars from each auction house: RM Sotheby's reported Monterey sales exceeding $167m — the highest-grossing collector car auction of all time. A 1910 American Underslung Traveler Toy Tonneau was the most expensive American lot at $1.8m. View all the sold cars here. Sales at Gooding & Company's Pebble Beach auction totaled $128m. The top American sale was a 1934 Packard Twelve Model 1108 sedan at $3.6m. View all the sold cars here. A 2005 Ford GT sold for $297k at Bonhams Carmel,…
An exceptionally well restored 1966 Shelby GT350 crosses the Russo and Steele auction block at their Monterey auction, taking place August 13–15. On the show field, this GT350 is one of only two Shelbys to earn the following elite awards: SAAC National Convention Division I Concours Premier Award (perfect authenticity score) Mustang Club of America (MCA) Grand National Thoroughbred Division Gold Award (twice) MCA Authenticity Award (only open to Silver or Gold Thoroughbred Division winners) No other 1965/66 Shelby has ever won both SAAC Premiere and MCA Thoroughbred Gold awards, let alone all three! This 1966 Shelby GT350 change-over car,…
Monterey Classic Car Week has arrived. Here is our roundup of some of the hottest American star cars appearing at each auction: RM Sothebys offers a 1968 Chevrolet Corvette L88 RED/NART Le Mans racer at their Monterey sale (pictured above; RM Sotheby's estimate: $1.4m–$2m). RM Sothebys' sale takes place August 13–15. View all the RM Sothebys consignments here. View the digital catalog here. Gooding & Company's Pebble Beach auction takes place August 15–16. Significant lots include a 1965 Shelby 289 Cobra, offered without reserve (Gooding estimate: $900k–$1m). View all the Gooding & Company consignments here. Bonhams has consigned a 1963½ Ford Galaxie 500 R-code Factory Lightweight for their…

Meet the ACC Gang in Monterey

Written by Friday, 07 August 2015 15:47
Monterey Classic Car Week is just around the corner, and the ACC team will be all over the Peninsula. We will have booths at the following locations: Gooding & Company: Wednesday, August 12 through Sunday, August 16 Legends of the Autobahn: Friday, August 14 Concorso Italiano: Saturday, August 15   Stop by, meet the gang, check out special rates on subscriptions and renewals and pick up a 27th anniversary pin. We will also host a hospitality booth for subscribers at Concorso Italiano. Keith Martin returns as emcee at Concorso Italiano and Legends of the Autobahn. Our 14th Annual Monterey Insider's Seminar takes…
Here is a roundup of don't-miss Corvettes crossing the block at Barrett-Jackson's 3rd Annual Hot August Nights Auction. The sale takes place August 6–8 in Reno, NV. 1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/435 convertible This 1967 427/435 convertible with a 4-speed manual transmission is documented with copy of original order validated as authentic and original to this car by the NCRS document validation services. It is a two-time NCRS Flight Award recipient with score sheets, certificates and NCRS award confirmation document confirming authenticity. Click here for a full description. 1962 Chevrolet Corvette 327/300 convertible This black '62 Corvette has a stylish and…
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