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Dana Mecum’s Spring Classic, State Fairgrounds, Indianapolis, May 13-21, 2022

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Although Dana Mecum’s Spring Classic auction at Indianapolis is now consistently overshadowed by the January extravaganza in Kissimmee it is still a gargantuan presentation with a nearly unparalleled consignment of cars. There is, literally, something for everyone scattered among the Fairgrounds’ many buildings (some aptly named for their agricultural origins with designations like “Sheep” and […]

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Bonhams, Greenwich, June 5, 2022

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After a diversion in 2021 with an online sale with previews at Hagerty’s “Garage + Social” in Bedford Hills, NY, Bonhams returned to Greenwich in 2022, albeit on the parking lot of insurance company W.R. Berkley on the hillside above the Delamar Hotel and Roger Sherman Baldwin Park’s Greenwich Concours. Pulled together in weeks, Bonhams […]

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RM Sotheby’s, Grimaldi Forum, Monte Carlo, Monaco — May 14, 2022

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  RM Sotheby’s returned to the seafront Grimaldi Forum during the GP Historique week in Monaco. Located only a block from the GP circuit’s Portier corner, the music of historic GP cars is a delightful counterpoint to viewing and selling the cars in the auction. Grimaldi Forum is a modern exhibition hall, ideally suited for […]

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Bonhams, Monaco, May 13, 2022

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Bonhams returned to Monaco in 2022 during the resumption of the Monaco GP Historique, putting Covid behind them with a new location in the Fairmont Hotel. It was an auspicious start to re-establish the Monaco presence, time to begin a new tradition. The Fairmont is certainly that: First class, luxurious, even posh and part of […]

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RM Sotheby’s, Amelia Island, March 5, 2022

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There was something for [almost] everyone in RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island auction. The only category missing was American Muscle Cars, and of that category we’ve had plenty in Kissimmee and Scottsdale. Notable were a varied assortment of classics. Some of them were in in concours condition with some of the finest coachwork of the era, […]

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Gooding & Company, Amelia Island, March 4, 2022

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2022 was Gooding & Company’s best-ever Amelia Island auction, something that was not unforeseen after skipping 2021 entirely and settling for a modest 56 lot consignment of cars for a Geared Online sale at Scottsdale a few weeks earlier that brought in only $7 million. It also continued Gooding’s heavily Porsche Amelia contingent. 34 of […]

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