RM Sotheby’s has announced that nearly three dozen cars coming out of the collections of two prominent classic car enthusiasts will be offered for bidding at the auction house’s annual Hershey sale, scheduled for October 8-9 in conjunction with the AACA Eastern Division Fall Meet.
The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum’s 10th annual benefit extravaganza is scheduled for Thursday, September 3, and will feature the auction of three vehicles as part of the fund-raiser for the museum’s education program. The evening will have an aviation theme.
Yes, it only makes sense to offer a sensational 1929 Duesenberg Model J for sale at an auction held during the annual Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival in Auburn, Indiana. And this one is, indeed, sensational — a Murphy-bodied convertible coupe in a silver finish that makes the car appear to be glowing.
But while it was the photographs that caught my eye as I paged through the Auctions America Auburn Fall sale catalog, it was the words that really got my attention, especially when I read, “It is hard to imagine the effect that chassis no. 2168 must have had on its next owner, William Veeck Junior…” Continue reading
Morphy Auctions offers a collection of gas globes, pumps and petroleum-related signs and memorabilia assembled over a 40-year period by Kyle D. Moore, a cable TV entrepreneur who died in March, 2014.
Germany’s online auction house, Auctionata, plans a “Ferrari Only” sale with 27 vehicles up for bidding on September 26.
In another twist on Auctionata’s format, the auction will be done with a split-screen — the auctioneer live at Auctionata’s Berlin studios while the cars will be shown live from an aircraft hangar in Munich. Continue reading
Only four Shelby Cobra 289 Dragonsnakes were ever built, destined for drag strips where they showed the same winning ways in a straight line that they had already shown on twisting road courses.
Cobra number CSX2472 was one of them, originally planned as a Shelby race team car but instead built to the unique specifications of a private owner in 1965. The fire-breathing Dragonsnake is indeed a rare high-performance Cobra and it goes to auction September 5 during Worldwide Auctioneers’ eighth annual sale at the Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg Automobile Museum complex in Auburn, Indiana. Continue reading
After three years of holding collector car auctions in Reno, Nevada, during Hot August Nights, Barrett-Jackson told city officials Wednesday that the auction would not return in 2016.
What’s being billed as the world’s largest and most-exclusive auction of historic Porsches will be held at an English castle next month.
German online auction house Auctionata will do its next sale August 31 with some 40 vehicles on the docket. Continue reading
The Owls Head Transportation Museum’s 38th annual New England Auto Auction posted a record $2.8 million in sales with 150 of the 187 vehicles selling. Continue reading