The 11th annual Automobiles of Arizona features two days of auctions, starting with the ‘The British Are Coming’ evening sale on Thursday, January 21st that will showcase a host of great British marques, including Aston Martin, Rolls-Royce and Jaguar, among others. In total, 55 lots will be offered on Thursday, many without reserve, highlighted by the 1963 Aston Martin DB4 GT chassis 0175/L and the matching 1958 Aston Martin DB Mark III Drophead Coupe and 1958 Aston Martin DB Mark III Saloon.
The evening auction will be followed by another strong collection of automobiles on Friday, January 22nd. In total, 115 examples are set to cross the block on the second day, headlined by several concept cars and prototypes, including the 1964 Shelby 427 Cobra ‘Flip-Top’ Roadster, 1941 Chrysler Thunderbolt Concept, 1954 Mercury XM-800 Dream Car, 1956 Chrysler ‘Plainsman’ Concept Car, 1956 Cadillac Maharani Motorama Show Car, 958 Cadillac Eldorado ‘Raindrop’ Dream Car and 1995 Ford GT90 Concept Car.
“Over the past decade, RM’s Arizona event has carved a reputation as the premier high end auction of Arizona’s famed classic car week, attracting discerning collectors and enthusiasts from around the world,” says Ian Kelleher, President and Chief Operating Officer, RM Auctions.
“With a proven track record and over 10 years of record breaking success, we look forward to returning in January and continuing on our strong 2009 results,” adds Kelleher.
Previous Automobiles of Arizona Results – RM Auctions
RM Auctions’ Automobiles of Arizona event will be held at the Arizona Biltmore Resort in Phoenix on January 21-22, 2010. A preview will be held January 21st from 9am to 4pm, followed by the British-themed Thursday night auction, billed ‘The British are coming!’, starting at 6pm. The auction continues on Friday, January 22 at 11am. Admission requires the purchase of an official auction catalog, available for $100. The catalog admits two and must be presented for entry.
For more information, contact RM Auctions at (800) 211-4371 or visit www.rmauctions.com.
2010 Automobiles of Arizona Auction Preview – RM Auctions (Click image for more photos and detail)
“The British Are Coming” Auction Preview – Thursday, January 21st
2010 Automobiles of Arizona Auction Preview – Friday, January 22nd
[Source: RM Auctions]