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Arizona Catalog Roundup

Written by Tuesday, 16 December 2014 10:00
The consignments for Arizona Auction Week are stacking up. Here is our catalog roundup with star car highlights: A 1969 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 race car with full ownership history (pictured) will come to market at Russo and Steele's five-day Scottsdale auction. The sale takes place January 14-18. View all the Russo consignments here. "Junk Yard Dog" — a Boyd Coddington-built 1956 Chevrolet 210 resto-mod — will sell at Barrett-Jackson's week-long Scottsdale sale. The auction takes place January 10-18. View all the Barrett-Jackson consignments here. Among the star cars at Silver's Fort Mcdowell sale is a nut-and-bolt restored 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle SS. The sale takes…

American Iron at Amelia Island

Written by Tuesday, 16 December 2014 09:37
The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance in mid-March is among the world's most prestigious car judging events. This year, there will be four collector car auctions in the vicinity. Here is our overview of the first American consignments: Among the notable early lots at Hollywood Wheels' two-day sale is a Galen Govier-inspected 1970 Plymouth Hemi Superbird (pictured). The auction takes place March 13-14. View all the current consignments here. Bonhams will host their first Amelia Island auction this year on March 12. Featured early consignments include the ex-Dr. Frederick Simeone 1932 Stutz DV-23 Super Bearcat convertible. View the current consignment list here. A 1927 Stutz Vertical Eight Black Hawk two-passenger speedster will…

Leake Hits a Record-Breaking 76% in Dallas

Written by Tuesday, 02 December 2014 10:42
Leake Auction Company boasted $10.5 million in sales at their Dallas Fall auction on November 21-23 with a 76% sell-through rate. The 1978 Glenn Pray Duesenberg Dual Cowl Sport Phaeton was the top seller at $310,750. During the three-day auction, 502 vehicles crossed the two-lane block. The auction crowd gathered early each day to secure their seats. Attendees came from around the United States and Canada and from across the Atlantic. Nine additional lots surpassed $100,000, including: The Cord Trademark at $242,0001965 Shelby Cobra CSX at $162,2501963 Chevrolet Corvette at $146,3001937 Cord 812 Phaeton at $143,0001956 Chevrolet Nomad at $134,2001970…

Record $7.7m at McCormick's Palm Springs

Written by Tuesday, 02 December 2014 10:25
Keith McCormick’s November 21-23 Palm Spring Collector Car Auction shattered all previous sales records, grossing $7.7 million — the highest total in the company’s 28-year history. 428 cars sold during the three-day event. The auction set new attendance records as well. “Counting Cars,” the History Channel T.V. series, filmed part of the auction with star Danny Koker bidding on cars. Koker’s father purchased several exotic cars in previous auctions years ago, including the flatbed truck used on the show today. Another high point of the auction was the appearance of Henrik Fisker, legendary auto designer of the Aston Martin DB9, the…
Total sales for this weekend's Sam Pack Collection auction surpassed $11.5 million with 100% of all lots sold and numerous lots exceeding expectations. RM Auctions with Auctions America presented the sale in Dallas, TX. The top 20 sales were as follows: 1967 Shelby 427 Cobra - $1,292,500.00 1963 Shelby 289 Cobra - $880,000.00 2006 Ford GT - $418,000.00 1931 Chrysler CG Imperial Roadster - $341,000.00 1969 Shelby Mustang GT500 Convertible - $280,500.00 1939 Lincoln-Zephyr Coupe Custom - $253,000.00 1957 Ford Thunderbird 'F-Code' - $247,500.00 1965 Shelby 289 Cobra Alloy Continuation - $225,500.00 1932 Packard Eight Coupe Roadster - $209,000.00 2005…
Leake's consignment list for Dallas, TX this weekend is looking strong. The sale runs November 21-23. The star cars include a 1962 Chevrolet Corvette 327/360 Fuelie convertible, a 1930 Packard 733 convertible, and a 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454 LS6. View all the consignments here.

Star Cars at McCormick's Palm Springs

Written by Tuesday, 18 November 2014 14:25
American iron returns to Keith McCormick's Palm Springs collector car auction this weekend. The sale runs November 21-23. The many heavy-hitters include a matching-numbers 1969 Chevrolet Corvette convertible with 427/435 V8 and 4-speed, a 1967 Dodge Coronet R/T convertible, and a custom 1956 Buick Roadmaster convertible. See all the consignments here.

Bloomington Gold Moves to Indy

Written by Tuesday, 18 November 2014 14:15
Bloomington Gold will not return to Champaign, IL next year. Instead, the annual Corvette festival will set up shop at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, IN. The 2015 show will take place June 25-27. For more information, visit www.bloomingtongold.com. Tickets go on sale December 1.

Ground-Pounding Muscle at Leake Dallas

Written by Tuesday, 04 November 2014 14:11
Headliners at Leake Dallas include a 1969 Plymouth GTX Hemi (pictured), a 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Pro Touring, and a 2014 Chevrolet Hennessey Corvette. The sale takes place November November 21-23. View all the consignments here.

Final Countdown to the Sam Pack Collection

Written by Tuesday, 04 November 2014 10:05
The focus of the collector car world will turn to Dallas, TX, next week as RM Auctions in association with Auctions America lifts the gavel on the Sam Pack Collection, November 14-15. A lifelong automotive enthusiast, Mr. Pack is one of the nation’s most influential Ford dealers. Over the past 12 years, he has amassed one of the country’s leading car collections (at one time numbering over 500 cars). Next week he will offer 132 vehicles for auction as part of an effort to downsize the immense collection to a more manageable level. View all the cars here. The catalog is available…
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