Covercraft Begins Producing Personal Protective Equipment

Covercraft Industries is lending its manufacturing and engineering expertise to quickly expand production of urgently needed Personal Protective Equipment, mainly gowns and masks, for healthcare workers and first responders fighting the Coronavirus pandemic.

“Covercraft’s expertise in working with non-woven specialty fabrics has allowed us to pivot our operations in the USA from crafting car covers, seat covers, and windshield sunscreens to helping provide hospitals and first responders with personal protective equipment incredibly fast”, says Clay Callan, President and COO of Read More

RM Sotheby’s Online Palm Beach Sale Achieves $13.7m

RM Sotheby’s successfully completed the first catalogue sale to be offered via the auction house’s time-based Online Only digital platform this past week with the presentation of Online Only: The Palm Beach Auction. 259 motor cars and 21 lots of memorabilia opened for bidding on 20 March, with lots closing in a staggered format from 25 to 28 March.

The online-only auction totaled $13.7 million in sales, with an overall sell-through rate of 69 percent. RM Sotheby’s saw an unprecedented Read More

Spring Carlisle and Auction Rescheduled for May 27–31

Due to the continued COVID-19 pandemic and with the health and safety in mind of the Carlisle community, Carlisle Events staff as well as Spring Carlisle and Carlisle Auction guests and business partners, Carlisle Events and Carlisle Auctions have POSTPONED Spring Carlisle 2020 along with its two-day collector car auction, originally scheduled to begin April 22.

The NEW, rescheduled date for the Spring event is May 27-31 at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds, with a new auction date of May 28-29 Read More

Branson Postpones April Auction

We have been notified this morning that the Board of Alderman and the Mayor of Branson have all agreed and signed into action a new and enforceable ordinance restricting occupancy of all public spaces. As you know, the Branson Convention Center is owned by the City of Branson and the location of the Branson Auction, therefore it is one of the focus points for this mandate.

The ordinance states that the occupancy rating of any public space will be limited Read More

The Ken Miles Shelby GT350R Heads to Mecum Indy

The awe-inspiring collection of John Atzbach—highlighted most notably by the first 1965 Shelby GT350R Competition Model built, known as the “Flying Mustang”—was announced today by Mecum Auctions as an offering that will serve as the headlining main attraction of Dana Mecum’s 33rd Original Spring Classic, to be held at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis this May 12-17. Mecum Auctions believes that records are made to be broken. Over the last two years, the world has borne witness to Read More

Barrett-Jackson Postpones 2020 Palm Beach Auction

Following the recommendation of county and state officials in Florida, executives with Barrett-Jackson announced the company will postpone its 18th Annual Palm Beach Auction, scheduled for April 16-18, 2020, at the South Florida Fairgrounds. The decision was made due to the uncertainty of the current public health crisis and to safeguard auction customers, sponsors and guests from the potential spread of COVID-19.

“While every indication shows that our bidders, consignors and sponsors were behind our efforts to hold our auction, Read More

And the winners are…

A 1929 Duesenberg J-218 Town Limousine and 1973 Porsche 917/30 Can-Am Spyder were crowned this year’s Best in Show on March 8, 2020 at the 25 th annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance . In celebration of the event’s Silver Anniversary, the concours featured a special “homecoming” of alumni honorees. At the center of the celebration was famed racer, team owner and international businessman, “The Captain” Roger Penske.

The Best in Show Concours d’Elegance Trophy was given to a 1929 Duesenberg Read More

Drop-Tops Take the Stage at Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach

Barrett-Jackson heads to the Sunshine State with a docket of unique and desirable convertibles during the 18th Annual Palm Beach Auction April 16-14, 2020, at the South Florida Fairgrounds. Among some of the noteworthy drop-tops crossing the block in the Orange State is a stunning Larkspur Harbor Blue 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air convertible. The nut-and-bolt restored Bel Air is powered by a 283ci Power Pack V8 engine with a 4-barrel carburetor and dual exhaust.

“If you’re behind the wheel, Read More

McCormick Palm Springs Auction Totals $4.6m

McCormick’s Palm Springs 68th auction took place February 21, 22 and 23. A total of 501 cars crossed the block over the three-day event, and of those, 287 found new homes for a sales total of $4,616,000.

Attendance was at an all time high in the standing room only auction tents at the Palm Springs Convention Center in downtown Palm Springs, CA.

Notable sales included a 1965 Porsche 356 Cabriolet that changed hands for $198,750, as well as a highly restored Read More

Carlisle Auctions Achieve $4m at Lakeland Winter Sale

With consignments spanning 100 years of automotive production and a crowd filled with passionate car buyers, Carlisle Auctions’ first event of 2020 was a major success. Carlisle Auctions called Lakeland, Florida and Winter AutoFest home for two days, moving 400+ consignments in front of a packed hanger on the spacious SUN n’ FUN Expo Campus.

There were more than a few great cars that helped draw an impressive bidder turnout for the Winter AutoFest auction. Those cars, a 2005 Ford Read More