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Worldwide Auctioneers, Scottsdale, January 26, 2024

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Worldwide returned to Singh Meadows in Scottsdale for a one-day sale this year after skipping 2023. In 2021 during CoViD they had a “Scottsdale” auction at their home base in Auburn, Indiana making the last auction here in Arizona in 2022. 2024 was an ordinary sale for them here with a sale total in line […]

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RM Sotheby’s, Arizona Biltmore, January 25, 2024

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Fortunately I have help from a few of my friends…. I wedged my head firmly between my gluteus maximus muscles in Scottsdale and thought RM’s auction was the 26th, not the 25th. Arriving Friday morning I was greeted by … nothing automotive. Andrew Newton and Greg Ingold saved the day, in fact saved the week, […]

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Barrett-Jackson, WestWorld, Scottsdale, January 20-28, 2024

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2024 was another record-setting year for Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale, breaching $200 million in total sales for the first time. Contributing to the record total were several individual marque/model records. Customized vehicles were the most common genre with examples at hand at every turn. Most were beautifully conceived and executed and many were built specifically for […]

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Bonhams, Scottsdale, January 25, 2024

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While the Barrett-Jackson juggernaut was juggering away over at WestWorld Bonhams was the opener for the rest of the Scottsdale auctions with its mid-day sale at the Westin Kierland. It was a curious cross-section of collector cars. While four lots were bid to $1 million or more and two of them sold – including the […]

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Mecum Auctions, Kissimmee, Florida, January 2-14, 2024

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Mecum Auctions breached yet another milestone at Kissimmee this year amassing a total of some 4,043 vehicle lots and selling them in an unprecedented eleven day span from January 2 through January 14 (with a day off in the middle.) Kissimmee is a epic event with 890,000 square feet of temporary tenting to shelter most […]

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RM Sotheby’s, Las Vegas F1, November 17, 2023

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Formula One racing came to Las Vegas with a vengeance on the weekend of November 18. It was a given that it would be spectacular and – other than the seemingly inevitable win by Max Verstappen – it was. Like just about anything happening in Vegas, it was over-hyped, over-produced and the action was long […]

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