For two years now, my brother and I have been documenting the amazing wealth of vintage automobiles parked along Portland’s curbs. Our photo blog is called Old Parked cars, and you can check it out here. You wouldn’t think that rust-prone old cars would do well in the soggy Pacific Northwest climate, but apparently that doesn’t matter. The number of oddball, unrestored, daily drivers still slowly acquiring patina and putt-putting around this town is truly remarkable. Check out some highlights after Read More
Bonhams is extremely pleased to announce that it has been entrusted to represent what is regarded as one of the most important collections of motorcycles to come to market in years. From the prominent American family Du Pont, a name synonymous with a chemical empire, a luxury automobile manufacturer, and Indian motorcycle – America’s first motorcycle company, is a private museum collection three generations in the making.
Offered for the very first time, the collection of nearly 50 vintage motorcycles Read More
WALWORTH, WI. – Mecum Auctions will host their grand finale event for the 2011 auction season Dec. 1-3, 2011, at the Kansas City Convention Center/Bartle Hall in Kansas City, Mo.
As the last auction for Mecum’s successful 2011 season, the Kansas City Auction will feature 750 collector cars on display indoors, and all under one roof, to create the ideal environment for buyers, sellers and spectators. Included in the auction lineup is the Larry Pfaff Collection, an eclectic mix of Read More
Bryan in IT says, “The blog is up. I need you guys to start posting content.”
Here you go, Bryan. It’s a dog on a skateboard.
Auctions America by RM concluded its first full auction season on a strong note this past weekend, achieving over $3.95 million in total sales with 100% of lots sold at its highly-anticipated Lee Roy Hartung Collection sale in Glenview, Illinois (Nov. 3 – 5).
A labor of love carefully amassed over the past 50 years by Chicago collector, the late Lee Roy Hartung, the diverse collection spanned a broad range of Americana, from historic automobiles and motorcycles to bicycles, vintage Read More
Leake Auction Company just announced that four vehicles currently consigned to their Dallas auction will be sold at No Reserve for charity. A 1968 Corvette, a 1969 Plymouth Roadrunner, a 1958 Chevrolet Impala and a 2002, 26’ Eliminator Cat Boat will be sold, with the proceeds benefitting Cook Children’s of Fort Worth. The cars will be sold at 2pm on Saturday, November 19. Leake’s annual Dallas car auction will be held November 18-20 in Market Hall.
Cook Children’s operates more Read More
LeMay – America’s Car Museum (ACM), will feature three cars at the Seattle Auto Show – Wednesday, Nov. 2-6, at the newly renamed CenturyLink Field Event Center. This will be the fifth consecutive year ACM, the four-level, 165,000-square-foot facility that officially opens next June in Tacoma, has had a display at the auto show.
ACM will showcase a 1926 Marmon – fresh off the Pebble Beach Motoring Classic – a 1972 El Camino and a recently acquired A-1 Grand Prix Read More
What’s the best investment and most usable Corvette you can buy for $100,000? Think you know the answer? Check out what Todd Fitzerman, Edward Foss, Jerry Heasley, Kevin Mackay, Dana Mecum, and Roy Sinor (nationally known restorers, collectors, dealers, auctioneers and Corvette judges) told CM.
Automotive writer and photographer No six-figure ’Vette is a sleeper, at least one would not think so. But many of the better “tuner” Corvettes of the late 1990s and early 2000s fit Read More