New RM Auctions and Sotheby’s Partnership

1964 Ferrari 250 LM

Sotheby's and RM Auctions announced a new formal partnership that will see Sotheby's acquire a 25 percent ownership interest in the collector car auction company, which will now be known as RM Sotheby's. Sotheby's and RM Auctions have previously collaborated on a number of sales in both the United States and Europe, most notably the November 2013 Art of the Automobile auction in New York, which achieved nearly … [Read more...]

Featured at RM Auctions Amelia Island 2015

1955 Jaguar D-Type (photo: Patrick Ernzen)

A 1955 Jaguar D-Type, chassis no. XKD 530, is among the latest highlights for the RM Auctions Amelia Island 2015 sale, to be held March 14th at the Ritz-Carlton in Amelia Island, Florida. The official auction of the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, the single-day RM Auctions sale will see 100 automobiles and select memorabilia cross the block, including 14 vehicles with pre-sale estimates exceeding $1 … [Read more...]

Ferraris at Gooding and Company Amelia Island 2015

1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 (photo: Brian Henniker)

A selection of Ferrari sports cars will be among the headline offerings at the Gooding and Company Amelia Island Auction 2015, scheduled for Friday, March 13 at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation in Florida. Among the Ferraris heading to Amelia Island include a 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 recently discovered and debuting for the first time at a public sale, a white over red 1961 Ferrari 250 GT Series II Cabriolet, a … [Read more...]

Featured Offerings at Gooding Amelia Island 2015

1956 Maserati 200 SI (photo: Mathieu Heurtault)

A selection of sports and racing cars will be among the consignments at the Gooding and Company Amelia Island Auction 2015, scheduled for Friday, March 13 at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation in Florida. The headline 1956 Maserati 200 SI occupies a place of distinction in the evolution of Maserati sports racing cars, not only because it was the first 200 S chassis produced, but also due to its service as the … [Read more...]

Early Offerings at RM Villa d’Este 2015

1952 Ferrari 212 Export Barchetta by Touring

A 1952 Ferrari 212 Export Barchetta by Touring, chassis number 0158 ED, will headline the RM Auctions Villa d'Este 2015 sale, scheduled for 23rd May at Villa Erba on the shores of Lake Como, Italy as the official auction house of the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este. “While many early Ferraris were campaigned hard by their first owners, few emerged largely unscathed from the rigors of competition. 0158 ED is one … [Read more...]

Headline Offerings at RM Amelia Island 2015

1960 Ferrari 400 Superamerica SWB Cabriolet by Pinin Farina (photo: Darin Schnabel)

A 1960 Ferrari 400 Superamerica SWB Cabriolet will be among the highlight offerings at the RM Auctions Amelia Island 2015 sale, scheduled for Saturday, March 14 at the Ritz-Carlton in Amelia Island, Florida. The Ferrari will headline RM's selection of more than 90 automobiles, a field that RM said represents their finest offering in the event’s 17-year history. “It's an absolute privilege to have been entrusted … [Read more...]

Stutz Super Bearcat at Bonhams Amelia Island 2015

1932 Stutz DV-32 Super Bearcat

A 1932 Stutz DV-32 Super Bearcat with coachwork by Weymann will be among the headline offerings at the Bonhams Amelia Island 2015 auction, to be held Thursday, March 12th at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club in Florida. The Stutz was formerly part of the Dr. Frederick A. Simeone collection. Stutz was inspired by its racing success at 24 Hours of Le Mans to create the Super Bearcat as a way to promote its … [Read more...]

The First Lister – 1951 Tojeiro-JAP

1951 Tojeiro-JAP

The first car to carry a ‘BHL’ chassis number, after its creator, Brian Horace Lister, is for sale by private treaty at H&H Classics. Lister, who died on 16 December 2014, was the man behind the eponymous marque best known for its green-and-yellow, Jaguar-powered sports-racers of the 1950s driven by the diminutive Archie Scott Brown. … [Read more...]

Ron Pratte Collection at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2015

Ron Pratte Collection

The Ron Pratte Collection will be featured at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2015 sale, scheduled for January 10-18 at WestWorld in Scottsdale, Arizona. Selling at predominantly no reserve, the Ron Pratte Collection includes 140 collector cars, trucks and motorcycles and over 1,400 pieces of automobilia. Ron Pratte built the majority of his collection at Barrett-Jackson auctions. Pratte played an integral part in … [Read more...]

Featured Ferrari Offerings at Gooding Scottsdale 2015

1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider

A pair of significant Ferraris will be among the headline offerings at the Gooding and Company Scottsdale 2015 auction, scheduled for January 16-17th at the Scottsdale Fashion Square in Arizona. The latest consignments for the two-day event include a 1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider and a 1962 Ferrari 400 Superamerica SWB Coupe Aerodinamico. “We’re thrilled to expand our superb Scottsdale lineup with the … [Read more...]

Featured Ferrari Offerings at RM Auctions Arizona 2015

1964 Ferrari 250 LM (photo: Darin Schnabel)

A selection of important Ferraris are among the headline offerings at the RM Auctions Arizona 2015 sale, to be held January 15–16 at the Arizona Biltmore Resort in Phoenix. The RM Auctions Arizona 2015 sale is highlighted by a group of 21 Ferraris, headlined by a 1964 Ferrari 250 LM, chassis number 5899 GT, that was delivered new to Scuderia Filipinetti, Switzerland’s most storied racing team. … [Read more...]

New Bonhams Auction at Goodwood Members’ Meeting

1955 Frazer Nash Le Mans Coupe

Bonhams will stage the the first-ever classic car auction at the Goodwood Members' Meeting. Held on 21 March 2015, the newly announced sale will be the third Bonhams auction hosted at Goodwood, alongside the annual Festival of Speed Sale on 26 June 2015 and the Goodwood Revival Sale on 12 September 2015. … [Read more...]

Jaguar XJR-9 Offered at RM Amelia 2015

Jaguar XJR-9 Track

The Jaguar XJR-9 that won the 1990 Daytona 24 Hours will be among the headline offerings at the RM Auctions Amelia Island 2015 auction, scheduled for March 14th on the grounds of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Amelia Island, Florida. Max Girardo, Managing Director, RM Auctions Europe, said, “We’re thrilled to have been entrusted with the Works Jaguar XJR-9 for our Amelia Island sale. Its offering is made all the more … [Read more...]

Forgotten Baillon Collection at Artcurial Retromobile 2015

Ferrari 250 GT California SWB and Maserati A6G 2000 Berlinetta Grand Sport Frua

The Baillon Collection of 60 automobiles recently found after fifty years will headline the Artcurial Retromobile 2015 auction, scheduled for 6th February in Paris. The collector cars on offer include all major marques dating from the early days of the motor car through to the 1970s, headlined by a Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider. These motor cars have been tucked away in a property in the West of France, under … [Read more...]

Early Offerings at RM Auctions Paris 2015

Joseph Paul and Marcel Mongin drove the Delahaye 135 S to second overall at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1937 (photo: Collection Jean Paul Tissot)

RM Auctions will return to Place Vauban in Paris on 3-4 February, 2015 for its annual sale during the Retromobile show week. A permanent fixture on RM's global calendar, the Paris auction will open the company’s 2015 European calendar with a roster of 60 automobiles. “Paris 2014 was an important sale for RM, as it allowed the company to establish an auction in what is regarded as one of the most important weeks … [Read more...]