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RM Auctions, Hershey, October 11-12, 2018

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As part of RM’s restructuring the Hershey auction in 2018 reverted to the RM Auctions banner, replacing RM Sotheby’s branding here and Auctions America elsewhere. It was a distinction without a difference: same feel, same people, same venue. Only the signage reflected the change with the absence of Sotheby’s. RM’s Hershey auction reflects the AACA-based […]

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Bonhams, Simeone Foundation Museum, Philadelphia, Monday, October 8, 2018

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2018 marked Bonhams seventh year kicking off the Hershey week of collector car events with its Monday auction at the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum in Philadelphia. It’s a sale that highlights old restorations, original vehicles and some neglected barn finds. Quality is in ample supply, as are long enthusiast ownership histories. What’s in short supply […]

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NASCAR Race Car Sells For $1,265,000 It’s a ’52 Hudson Hornet

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On August 4,2018 the Worldwide Auctioneers team led by John Kruse and Rod Egan at the sale of Eldon “Ziggy” and Esta Hostetler’s collection in Shipsewana, Indiana sold a 1952 Hudson Hornet Six Club Coupe for: One million, two hundred sixty-five thousand dollars. It wasn’t just any ’52 Hudson Hornet Club Coupe, but one sold […]

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RM Auctions, Auburn Fall, August 30-September 2, 2018

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Even though it’s now styled “RM Auctions”, the present iteration of Auburn Fall is the creation of Donnie Gould and the team formerly known as Auctions America. They have worked diligently to build Auburn Fall back to the must-attend event of legends. Held on the weekend of the Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg Festival, Donnie and his team have […]

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Mecum Auctions, Monterey, August 23-25, 2018

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Mecum Auctions has been in Monterey now for a decade, growing from a $14.2 million sale in 2009 to this year’s $45.7 million with a peak sale in 2016 of $50.9 million. They’re an important part of the Monterey car week scenery now, drawing a huge crowd of spectators to the Del Monte Golf Course […]

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Worldwide Auctioneers, Pacific Grove, August 23, 2018

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2018 was Worldwide’s second year at the Pacific Grove Golf Links. The sale was smaller in number of lots offered, in number of lots sold, in sell-through percentage and in total dollars. The Average and Median transactions, however, were materially higher, indicative of higher quality consignments. Many unsold cars brought reasonable reported high bids for […]

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