Jim’s Blog: Arizona in Images

I spent my week in Arizona bouncing from sale to sale, documenting as much as I could with my camera between making assignments for the next issue of ACC and meeting with our writers, contributors, and readers. Here are some of my favorite shots from this year’s Arizona auctions.

The big-money 1967 L88 Corvette at Worldwide Auctioneers, flanked by some Shelby and Ford royalty.

 

1959 Cadillac sits in the sun outside Worldwide Auctioneers.

 

A 1948 Tucker, later sold for $1.35m at RM Sotheby’s.

 

A Lincoln Greyhound sparkles in the Arizona sun at RM Sotheby’s.

 

Drew Alcazar points out the chrome bumpers on this C3 Corvette at Russo and Steele.

 

One of my favorite cars of the week — a found L78 Chevelle in original condition at Russo and Steele.

 

Why not put a Cummins in a ’Cuda? This one was at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale.

 

A nice mid-year Corvette waits for its turn on the Barrett-Jackson block.

 

All the neon you could ever need for your garage at Barrett-Jackson.

 

A custom Corvette crosses the Barrett-Jackson block on Friday of auction week.

 

A bidder checks out the Pennant Blue 1954 Corvette at Gooding & Co.

 

The AMX/3 grabs attention at Gooding & Co. It later sold for $891k.

1 comments

  1. Jim,
    Sorry that I missed you during the auction action that only AZ can host. I was able to sell my 1979 L-82 4sp Corvette at Barrett Jackson on Monday. I was very nervous going on a non-tv day so early in the week, but was very happy with the hammer price of 10k. I was also surprise to see the house was sold out and it looked like most of the seats were filled from where I stood on stage. However, what do you think of a week long sale? Is to much of a good thing, still to much?
    -Jay

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