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Leake Brings Heavy Hitters to Dallas April 25-26

Written by Tuesday, 22 April 2014 11:25
Headliners at Leake's upcoming Dallas sale include a 2014 Ford Mustang Super Cobra Jet, a 1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/435 convertible, and a 1970 Plymouth 'Cuda with 440 Six Pack, 4-speed, and Plum Crazy paint. The sale takes place May 25-26. View all the consignments here.
A 1960 Chevrolet Corvette 283/290 convertible will sell at Barrett-Jackson's Palm Beach auction, taking place April 11–13. The numbers-matching car wears the extremely rare, one-year-only color of Tasco Turquoise and has completed a total no-expense-spared restoration, with numerous Bloomington Gold awards to its credit. See all the consignments here.

Field of Mopars Comes to Auction in Oregon

Written by Monday, 31 March 2014 13:26
ACC photographer Marc Emerson made the trek to Brothers, OR, this weekend to photograph the Charles Kee Collection. The 250-car collection — heavy on Chryslers, DeSotos, and Imperials — will sell without reserve on May 8-9. James G. Murphy Commercial & Industrial Auctioneers  is handling this rodeo. Kee, who died in December, was reportedly stockpiling the cars with the intention of opening a museum. As the pictures below make clear, many of these cars may be of value only as parts cars or projects, but the dry Eastern Oregon high desert climate should alleviate concerns of serious rust. A handful…

Meet Keith Martin at Desert Concorso

Written by Tuesday, 25 March 2014 11:59
Keith Martin will join Desert Concorso as Master of Ceremonies at this weekend's inaugural event. Martin has been the emcee for sister event Concorso Italiano for 14 years. Also joining the Desert Concorso as co-Master of Ceremonies will be famed automotive historian and writer Michael Lynch. Lynch, who has authored several important automotive books, has also been on stage at the Concorso Italiano for several years. Both Martin and Lynch will share their expertise and experiences with attendees and will be happy to speak with enthusiasts at the event. The Desert Concorso is a “wash it, wax it and show…
Motostalgia will present one of the earliest Shelby GT350s produced at its May 2 sale in Seabrook, Texas. The homologation car has an unbroken chain of ownership back to Shelby American with documented competition history. Read more about the car here. View all the current consignments here.

American Muscle Comes to Dan Kruse San Antonio

Written by Tuesday, 25 March 2014 11:30
This Saturday, March 29, Dan Kruse Classics' San Antonio sale brings a broad selection of American muscle to the auction block. Look for a broad selection of American muscle, including a 1971 Dodge Challenger with 340 V8 (pictured), a 1970 Plymouth Road Runner with new 440 Six Pack, a 1970 Ford Mustang Mach 1 fastback with blueprinted 302 roller motor, and a 1968 Chevrolet Camaro coupe with 327 and 4-speed, restored to stock specs. See all the consignments here.
The catalog for AA's three-day Florida mega-sale is now online! The auction takes place March 14-16.  View the catalog here.

Amelia Island Auction Totals Climb to $67m

Written by Tuesday, 11 March 2014 13:48
This past weekend in Amelia Island, FL, some of the world's most important cars crossed the block. The preliminary numbers are very strong. RM reported nearly $36m in sales and a 97% sell-through rate. The top American lot was a 1934 Duesenberg Model SJ Convertible Sedan, sold at $1,567,500 (pictured above). See more results here. Gooding & Company reported nearly $31m in sales, with 78 of 88 lots sold (89%). Gooding's high American sale was a 1909 ALCO 40hp runabout at $280,500. See select results  here. That puts preliminary totals for Amelia Island weekend at $67m, and that number will grow as…
Auctions America has announced a selection of rare, low-mileage cars for its annual Fort Lauderdale sale, taking place March 14–16. The offerings range from a 1954 Chevrolet Corvette to a 2006 Ford GT. With only 4,038 built during production from 2004-2006, the Ford GT is a highly sought-after supercar. Auctions America will offer two examples in Fort Lauderdale: a 2005 Mark IV Red Ford GT featuring only 346 miles, and a 2006 Ford GT Heritage Edition, one of only 343 produced, featuring a Heritage Blue paint job with Epic Orange stripes and a mere 81 original miles. Both models are equipped…

Motostalgia Announces May Auction in Texas

Written by Tuesday, 25 February 2014 12:05
Motostalgia will host an evening auction on May 2, in Seabrook, Texas. The sale takes place in conjunction with the Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance. The star American car is a 1965 Shelby GT350 factory competition car. View all the current consignments here.
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