Recent Blog Posts
This past weekend, I was out taking pictures of a friend’s 1969 GTO project in the weeds and came across this engine sitting in the dirt. What would you do with it?
The notion of one man’s trash being another’s treasure is alive and well here. Yep, this is a vintage Chevrolet 409 V8. Or at ...Read more
This past Friday, I got word that someone in Mexico claimed to have found the missing 1968 Ford Mustang fastback used in the Steve McQueen movie Bullitt. True or not, as Colin Comer pointed out, this is probably the biggest news to hit the collector car world in 2017 — at least so far. And ...Read more
Collector Car News
In what can only be described as an historic event, two of the world’s oldest and grandest car clubs, The Antique Automobile Club of America, and the Classic Car Club of America, will join together this Spring to host a combined national meet. Scheduled May 11-13 in the Classic Car Capital of America, Auburn, Indiana, ...Read more
Mecum Auctions will join the long and historic list of car-related events at the Fairplex, Feb. 17-18, with an estimated 600 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more to cross the auction block.
The selection of consignments for Mecum Los Angeles 2017 will showcase the variety of offerings Mecum prides itself on ...Read more
After much fanfare surrounding their new venue at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions has annoucned market-leading sales results with early totals reaching $22.1m on 780 lots offered with 606 hammering sold. This represents an impressive sell through rate of 78%, helping the auction company’s Scottsdale numbers grow seven figures over 2016’s previously ...Read more
Leake Auction Company will offer a collection of 50 cars from Leaded Gas Classics and the Jim McLane Collection without reserve during their Oklahoma City auction, February 24, 25 and 26. This year’s event will be held in the newly constructed Bennett Event Center at State Fair Park. The collection features a variety of vehicles, ranging ...Read more
Mecum Kissimmee 2017, the world’s largest collector-car auction held Jan. 6-15, at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Florida, achieved more than $86 million in total sales. Of the nearly 2,700 vehicles to cross the auction block throughout the 10-day auction, a total of 1,981 vehicles were sold, accounting for a 75-percent sell-through rate.
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- By B. Mitchell Carlson / March-April 2017
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