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Barrett-Jackson, Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, September 27-29, 2018

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2018 marked Barrett-Jackson’s eleventh year in Las Vegas and posted (by a 2% whisker) its highest sale total ever for this venue. The showmanship and free-spending atmosphere that pervades Las Vegas ideally complements the showmanship and free-spending atmosphere of Barrett-Jackson collector car auctions, a symbiotic relationship that, as the results show, works. They cram 700 […]

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The Branson Fall Auction, October 19-20, 2018

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Branson Fall is an interesting phenomenon. There have been Branson Fall auctions in advance of contested national elections when the bidders were flat and preoccupied. The upcoming midterms, however, seemed to have little or no effect on the size or enthusiasm of the Branson crowd and bidders this year. The room was full and the […]

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RM Auctions, Hershey, October 11-12, 2018

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As part of RM’s restructuring the Hershey auction in 2018 reverted to the RM Auctions banner, replacing RM Sotheby’s branding here and Auctions America elsewhere. It was a distinction without a difference: same feel, same people, same venue. Only the signage reflected the change with the absence of Sotheby’s. RM’s Hershey auction reflects the AACA-based […]

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Bonhams, Simeone Foundation Museum, Philadelphia, Monday, October 8, 2018

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2018 marked Bonhams seventh year kicking off the Hershey week of collector car events with its Monday auction at the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum in Philadelphia. It’s a sale that highlights old restorations, original vehicles and some neglected barn finds. Quality is in ample supply, as are long enthusiast ownership histories. What’s in short supply […]

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NASCAR Race Car Sells For $1,265,000 It’s a ’52 Hudson Hornet

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On August 4,2018 the Worldwide Auctioneers team led by John Kruse and Rod Egan at the sale of Eldon “Ziggy” and Esta Hostetler’s collection in Shipsewana, Indiana sold a 1952 Hudson Hornet Six Club Coupe for: One million, two hundred sixty-five thousand dollars. It wasn’t just any ’52 Hudson Hornet Club Coupe, but one sold […]

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RM Auctions, Auburn Fall, August 30-September 2, 2018

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Even though it’s now styled “RM Auctions”, the present iteration of Auburn Fall is the creation of Donnie Gould and the team formerly known as Auctions America. They have worked diligently to build Auburn Fall back to the must-attend event of legends. Held on the weekend of the Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg Festival, Donnie and his team have […]

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