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Premier Auction Group, Punta Gorda, Florida

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November 30-December 1, 2018 Kenny Garman, Brian Marshall and Julie Zimmerman are usually working auctions put on by others, all over the country. Premier Auction Group is their own auction, however, in the backyard of some of the principals at the Charlotte Harbor Event Center on Florida’s Gulf Coast. This is a first time event […]

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Bonhams, London New Bond Street Headquarters

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December 1, 2018 It’s best to let the numbers and the results speak for this auction at Bonhams headquarters on New Bond Street in London. There were six lots with low estimates of $1 million or more, an exemplary consignment of quality cars. Only one of them sold. Its $3,023,113 final price with commission was […]

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Mecum Auctions, Las Vegas, November 15-17, 2018

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The numbers below describe a typical Mecum auction with a mid-$30’s average and mid-$20s median. Missing from that picture are the 39 cars from the Academy of Art University collection, a paltry 4 ½% of the lots offered that has an outsized position on Mecum Auction’s ambitions. 26 of the 39 offered from the collection […]

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Mecum Auctions, Dallas, October 3-6, 2018

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Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Since securing the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in 2012 to enter the Dallas-Ft. Worth market Mecum Auctions has built – as they seem consistently to be able to do – a steady four-day presence with 1,000+ lots on offer. Their calendar record hasn’t been as steady, with five of […]

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The Epic Alfa Romeo – 8C 2900B at Artcurial Retromobile

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[Quick note: This magnificent Alfa Romeo sold for €16,745,600, about US$19 million.]   Artcurial Motorcars headline consignment for its annual Retromobile auction in February 2019 is a Touring Berlinetta bodied Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B, chassis number 412024. Alfa Romeo built only a handful of its masterpiece, the 8C 2900, in the late Thirties. They are […]

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RM Sotheby’s, Porsche 70th Anniversary Porsche Experience Center, Atlanta, October 27, 2018

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RM Sotheby’s capitalized on the 70th anniversary of the founding of Porsche with a one-time auction at the Porsche Experience Center in Atlanta. “Capitalized” in the sense that Porsche is far and away the hot marque of the moment. The all-Porsche sale in Atlanta was recognition of that stature and an acknowledgment that Porsches are […]

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