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Amelia Island Catalog Roundup

Written by Tuesday, 24 February 2015 15:00
The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance takes place March 13-15, and there are four auctions in the vicinity. Here is our catalog roundup: Among the notable early lots at Hollywood Wheels' two-day sale is a 1970 Dodge Challenger T/A driven by Sam Posey (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. The featured American consignments include a 1911 EMF "30" two-seat factory racer (Bonhams estimate: $150k-$200k). View the current consignment list here. View the catalog here. A 1927 Miller 91 "Boyle Valve" Special will cross the block at RM…

Meet the ACC Gang at Amelia Island

Written by Tuesday, 24 February 2015 11:08
We hope to see you at Amelia Island! Stop by any of our booths, meet the gang and check out our special renewal rates! The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance takes place March 13–15. Cars and Coffee at the Concours is on Saturday, March 14. Publisher Keith Martin returns to serve as a concours judge. ACC and SCM will host a booth at the Concours and inside the Gooding & Company auction tent. The Gooding auction takes place Friday, March 13. For more Amelia Island details, check out our Spring Insider's Guide and our 2015 Insider's Guide to Concours d'Elegance. View…

Resto-mod 1967 Corvette Brings $140k at Leake OKC

Written by Tuesday, 24 February 2015 10:22
Sales totaled $6.1m at Leake's February 20-21 sale in Oklahoma City. A 1967 Chevrolet Corvette resto-mod convertible was the most expensive American lot at $140k. A 1971 Oldsmobile W-30 442 convertible followed at $78k, and a 2008 Shelby GT500 Super Snake rounded out the top three at $77k. View the full results here. 

Prime American Muscle at McCormick's Palm Springs

Written by Tuesday, 10 February 2015 14:21
A numbers-matching 1968 Shelby GT350 H with a/c headlines McCormick's next sale. The auction takes place February 20–22 in Palm Springs, CA. Other star cars include a 1969 Pontiac GTO Judge and a 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28. View all the consignments here.

Numbers-Matching Split-Window Fuelie at Leake OKC

Written by Tuesday, 10 February 2015 10:31
Leake's Oklahoma City sale takes place February 20–21. The star lots include a 1970 Dodge Hemi Challenger R/T, a 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396, and a 1963 Chevrolet Corvette split-window coupe with numbers-matching fuel-injected 327/360 V8 and 4-speed manual. View all the consignments here.

1966 Corvette at Oklahoma City Auction

Written by Tuesday, 27 January 2015 12:11
A 1966 Chevrolet Corvette 327/300 coupe with automatic transmission, power steering, power brakes and factory air conditioning will cross the block at Leake Auction Company’s Oklahoma City Auction on February 21. The Nassau Blue Corvette is one of the 500 collector cars — including American muscle, trucks and Detroit Iron — that will roll onto the two rotating blocks on February 20-21. Leake’s famous parallel turntable blocks puts two cars on auction at the same time, which makes for fast, exciting action. Doors open to the Cox Pavilion in the Oklahoma City Fairgrounds at 9 a.m. each day. The auction…

The American Star Cars of Arizona

Written by Monday, 12 January 2015 14:28
Arizona Auction Week is underway! Here is our catalog roundup with star car highlights: Gooding has consigned a 1964 Pontiac GTO convertible (Gooding estimate: $200k-$250k). The auction takes place January 16-17 in Scottsdale. View all the Gooding consignments here. A 1966 Shelby 427 roadster 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. View the catalog here. A 1962 Chevrolet Bel Air 409 "bubble top" 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…

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…
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