Worldwide Achieves $5.8m in Corpus Christi

Worldwide Auctioneers set a new benchmark for Apollo prices in Corpus Christi, TX last weekend, setting new world records and delivering a total $5.8 million in sales. Among the eclectic mix of 200 American and European classics sold at The Corpus Christi Old Car Museum Auction was an unprecedented offering of three Apollos GTs, including the very first Spider and coupe ever built. High sale went to a 1963 Apollo 3500 GT Spider that brought a historic $506,000, one Read More

American Car Collector September/October 2019

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Mecum Las Vegas Starts Tomorrow

Mecum Auctions will host its third annual Las Vegas collector car auction this Oct. 10-12 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, and this year, in addition to the anticipated 1,000 vehicles and more than 400 Road Art items slated to cross the auction block, a selection of approximately 25 highly collectible, investment-grade guitars will also be offered as part of Mecum’s new department: Mecum Presents Guitar Search by Domino.

Highlights include many muscular domestic autos, such as an unrestored Read More

Barrett-Jackson Achieves $34.8m in Las Vegas

Barrett-Jackson finished its 2019 auction season with its first 100-percent No Reserve collector car and automobilia auction in nearly a decade. With an amazing and diverse docket, Barrett-Jackson sold 677 vehicles for more than $33.3 million, while over 352 pieces of automobilia brought in over $855,800; both records for our Las Vegas event. In addition, $560,000 was raised through the sale of charity vehicles, bringing the total auction sales to over $34.8 million.

This year’s 12th Annual Las Vegas Auction Read More

Leake Scottsdale Auction to Feature Vehicles from John Staluppi Collection

Leake has just announced a select group of vehicles from internationally recognized collector John Staluppi. Nearly 120 of his vehicles will sell without reserve during Leake’s auction in Arizona, January 15-19, 2020.

John Staluppi’s passion for cars began as a teenager when he bought his first car, a 1962 Corvette, at the age of 16. It was black on black, with a 340 HP engine and 4-speed transmission. Some years later, he was able to track down and purchase back Read More