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ACC Publisher Keith Martin is filming episodes of "What's My Car Worth?" this weekend at Auctions America's sale in Fort Lauderdale, FL. If you see Keith, be sure and say hello. The sale runs March 27-29, and headliners include a 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396 convertible (AA estimate: $100k–$125k). View all the Fort Lauderdale consignments here. View the digital catalog here.

Amelia Island Sales Total $115m

Written by Tuesday, 24 March 2015 12:40
Combined sales from the four Amelia Island auctions in mid-March totaled $115m among just 353 cars, for an average sold price of $353k. Totals for RM Sotheby's came to $60.4m — a record for Amelia Island Auction Week. The most expensive American lot was a 1967 Shelby Cobra 427 SC roadster (pictured), sold at $2.1m. Ninety-nine consignments sold out of 101 (98%). View all the sold prices here. At Bonhams' first Amelia Island sale, totals came to $13.8m. Sixty-four cars sold out of 82 (78%). Top lot was a 1930 Cord Model L-29 Town Car with coachwork by Murphy, changing hands at $1.8m. View all…
A 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Split-Window coupe with 327 fuel-injected V8 and 4-speed crosses the block this weekend in San Antonio, TX. Dan Kruse Classics hosts the auction on Saturday, March 28. View all the consignments here.
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Auctions America's Fort Lauderdale, FL sale runs March 27-29. The online catalog featuring select lots is available to view here. View all the consignments here.

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.
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