“The A-to-Z Collection” at RM Hershey

On October 9-10, RM Auctions will lift the gavel on two prominent North American collections at its annual Hershey, PA sale. “The A-to-Z Collection” of John Moir will sell without reserve. The unique concept includes a car representing not only each letter of the alphabet, but also a century of automotive design from 1900 to 1999. From a 1912 Auto-Carriers Delivery Box Van (Est. $30,000 – $50,000) to a 1910 Zebra Type A Runabout (Est. $20,000 – $30,000), the Read More

The Most Expensive American Cars of Monterey 2014

828 cars at six auctions sold at Monterey Car Week 2014 for a cumulative $428m.That’s a 39% increase over the $308m of Monterey Car Week 2013, and the $517k average sold price is 28% higher, even though just 5% more cars sold. Clearly, the long-term trend of stronger and stronger prices has not slowed.

Here are the top American cars sold at each auction.The November-December issue of ACC will feature in-depth Monterey coverage.

RM sold 118 of 129 consignments (91%) Read More

Automotive Fine Arts Society at Pebble Beach

CARMEL, Calif. – July 18, 2014 – The Automotive Fine Arts Society (AFAS) will return to the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance on August 17, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with a selection of their latest automotive artwork. Sponsored by The Lincoln Motor Company for the 19th year, the AFAS exhibit will showcase the latest creations of the fin automotive artists at the Lodge at Pebble Beach in Carmel, California.

Ken Eberts, AFAS President and one of the Read More

Meet Keith Martin in Monterey

Keith Martin and the ACC/SCM gang will be everywhere during Monterey Car Week. If you see Keith or anyone wearing an ACC or SCM logo, don’t hesitate to introduce yourself.

Keith hosts the 13th Annual SCM Monterey Insider’s Seminar on Saturday, August 16 at 9 a.m. The Insider’s Seminar takes place inside the Gooding & Company auction tent and will feature a panel discussion by the SCM experts. The topic is “A Value-Driven Road Map of the Market — Which Read More

$7.4m RM Sale in Motor City — Keith Martin Blogs on Pickups and Muscle Cars at St. John’s

RM Auctions, the official auction house of the Concours d’Elegance of America at St. John’s, celebrated 20 years of auctions in the Detroit area this past weekend. The auction house posted $7.4 million in total sales at its annual Motor City sale on July 26 in Plymouth, MI. The top-selling American car was a 1906 Studebaker Model G Tourer, sold at $275,000 and pictured above. A 1930 Gar Wood 28’ Triple Cockpit Runabout, originally built for Logan T. Read More