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RM Auctions, Dennis Mitosinka Collection, Online Only, September 25, 2020

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Dennis Mitosinka’s collection consisted largely of 400 lots of automobilia, memorabilia and parts but culminated in 31 varied but intriguing automobiles offered without reserve. The most notable of them were little-seen prewar classics. The auction followed the usual pattern for online auctions: infrequent bidding until the minutes before the scheduled closing time, then a flurry […]

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RM Auctions, Auburn Fall, Auburn, IN, September 3-5, 2020

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If there’s any remaining question about how well the collector car auction market is adjusting to CoViD-19’s restrictions and revised value chains it’s nowhere better seen than in the recent history of Auburn Fall. It handily beat 2019’s pre-CoViD sale total and nearly matched it in average transaction value. It didn’t match 2018’s sale total […]

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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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RM Auctions, Michael Dingman Collection, Hampton, NH, June 23-24, 2018

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Mike Dingman was a Captain of Industry who had a special place in his collecting heart for advertising signs – especially neon – and flathead Fords. He was the Chairman of Wheelabrator Frye, one of the most consequential conglomerates of the 1970’s which became Signal Group, later Chairman of Henley Group, another conglomerate spun out […]

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RM Auctions, Spring Auburn, May 11-12, 2018

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This is RM Auctions first Spring Auburn after absorbing Auctions America. Note, though, that it is “RM Auctions”, not RM Sotheby’s, continuing the market positioning that distinguished RM Sotheby’s catalog auctions from the consignment sales of RM Auctions formerly Auctions America. As mentioned two months ago after the first newly-named RM Auctions sale at Ft. […]

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RM Sotheby’s, Monterey, August 18-19, 2017

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RM Sotheby’s found itself back in a tent in Portola Plaza again this year as the Convention Center reconstruction remained incomplete. And it wasn’t the same tent as last year. That one was damaged beyond expedient repair just a week before setup began and another had to be substituted. The area was the same but […]

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