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Bonhams, Audrain Concours Auction, October 1, 2021

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Benefactor Nick Schorsch, CEO Donald Osborne and Museum Executive Director David DeMuzio, along with a pantheon of employees and volunteers spared no effort in bringing a world class concours d’elegance to Aquidneck Island and Newport, Rhode Island. After an auspicious debut in 2019 and an involuntary hiatus in 2020 the 2021 Audrain Motor Week and […]

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RM Sotheby’s, St. Moritz, September 17, 2021

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In conjunction with the Internationale St. Moritzer Automobilwochen “Boutique” sales have become a thing at RM Sotheby’s. RM Sotheby’s calendar of single-owner or topical auctions added another venue on September 17 with the 24-lot sale at the Kempinski Hotel in the fabled Swiss mountain resort of St. Moritz. The venue’s preferred title is “Grand Hotel […]

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Mecum Auctions, Dallas, September 9-11, 2021

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Mecum Auctions’ Dallas appearance fluctuates between September and October, probably depending more upon the availability of the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center than any other reason. This year’s thousand-car consignment is a return to track for this sale which has had over a thousand cars in all but two years (2017 and, for obvious reasons, […]

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RM Sotheby’s, Portola Plaza, Monterey, August 12-14, 2021

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RM Sotheby’s returned to their Monterey form in 2021, putting together a smaller consignment that overflowed with quality vehicles. RM fluctuates between two and three day auctions with the third day usually being a single collection or a themed consignment as in 2019 when the Thursday sale was all Aston Martin. This year the Thursday […]

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Mecum Auctions, Del Monte Golf Course, August 12-14, 2021

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Mecum came off a lowball year in 2019 to score its highest sale total in the Monterey sale’s thirteen year history as well as the highest sell-through rate at 77%, 15 points higher that the best-ever performance in 2012. The seven-figure lots were equally impressive with sixteen lots bid to a million dollars or more […]

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Gooding & Company, Pebble Beach, August 13-14, 2021

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Gooding & Company came back strongly after the “Geared Online” auction they presented in lieu of their usual Pebble Beach auction in 2020. This was in many ways a typical Gooding auction with many transactions taking place at eye-popping prices and their McLaren F1 capturing the week’s top sale. Even million dollar lots did well. […]

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