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RM Sotheby’s, Fred Guyton Collection, St. Louis, Missouri, May 4-5, 2019

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RM Sotheby’s sale of Fred Guyton’s collection in St. Louis was the second time in two weeks that a large collection was sold out to the bare walls. The collections were markedly different in concept from last week’s sale of engineer Frank Spain’s Tupelo Automobile Museum. Fred Guyton was an architect with, based upon the […]

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Barrett-Jackson, Palm Beach, Florida, April 11-13, 2019

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2019 marked Barrett-Jackson’s fifteenth year at the South Florida Fairgrounds in West Palm Beach. It may have been fifteen years, but that doesn’t mean it is “the same old thing” as B-J loaded the docket with late model supercars and finely crafted Restomods and customs in 2019. The top sale was a ’47 Buick Restomod […]

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Bonhams., Goodwood Members’ Meeting, April 7, 2019

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Bonhams does, at least at the latest count, three auctions a year at Goodwood. Two take primacy, the Festival in June-July and the Revival in September. These are high-zoot events with lavish manufacturer support, legions of drivers-you’d-love-to-meet and some of the most sublime racing and rally cars ever known (and a few that are delightfully […]

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Mecum Auctions, Houston, April 4-6, 2019

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Just over a thousand lots crossed the Mecum auction block at the NRG Center in Houston, Mecum’s eighth year at this venue. The car count was the Houston sale’s second highest. The sell-through rate also was second highest. The sale total, however, was the second lowest, a performance traced to a paucity of high priced […]

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Mecum Auctions, Phoenix (Glendale), Arizona, March 14-17, 2019

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A new venue for Mecum Auctions, this was a two-day – no, a three-day – no, a four-day sale at State Farm (formerly University of Phoenix) Stadium in the west Phoenix city of Glendale, Arizona. The expansion from two to four days was driven by the amount of consignor interest just two months after the […]

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RM Sotheby’s, Ritz Carlton, Amelia Island, March 8-9, 2019

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RM Sotheby’s went back to a 2-day format this year and was aided by benign North Florida weather, unlike last year when the Concours pulled forward a day to avoid a predicted Sunday deluge. The sale featured several cars from the Youngtimer Collection of late model, low miles, original cars. This followed RM Sotheby’s success […]

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