Celebrating its 30-year anniversary, McCormick’s Palm Springs collector car auction posted $6.8 million in sales last weekend with a 63-percent sell through rate at the company’s 60th event. The auction was held at a new at a new location, the Palm Springs Convention Center in Palm Springs, California.
The star of the auction was a 1964 Rolls-Royce Phantom Limo that sold for $199,500.
Other high sales included a 1963 Chevrolet Corvette crossing the block at $116,550, followed by a 1963 Mercedes-Benz 190 SL roadster for $99,750, a 1956 Austin-Healy BN2 roadster at $84,000 and a 1970 Dodge Challenger at $80,850.
Donated by the auction house and auctioned by the Palm Springs mayor with help from city council members, a 1967 Volkswagen Beetle sold for $8,137.50 to benefit Angle View, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children and adults with disabilities.
The next McCormick auction is scheduled for November 18-20 at the convention center.