Well-known by automotive enthusiasts, the Robson Collection is the result of over 25 years of careful and meticulous acquisition by lifelong enthusiast and noted collector, Milton Robson. Spanning a range of marques and eras, the select series of vehicles presents a wide variety of some of the finest and most desirable American automobiles produced. They range from a remarkable collection of Detroit muscle, which combine low-production and ultra-high specifications, through to a series of icons from the fifties, and a superb selection of Henry Ford’s original flathead V8s. A total of 55 vehicles from the collection, along with a range of memorabilia will be offered ‘without reserve’.
“RM is honored to have been entrusted with the presentation of the Milton Robson Collection,” says Ian Kelleher, RM Auctions.
“Milt Robson is a passionate car guy with an incredible eye for quality. His collection is known across the country by like-minded collectors and enthusiasts as it represents one of the most diverse cross sections of the finest and most desirable American automobiles produced.”
The headline attraction for the auction is a trio of Pontiac GTO Judge Convertibles, including a Starlight Black ’69 Judge, one of the most rare and desirable Pontiacs in existence (Est. $750,000 – $1,000,000). It leads a charge of 12 Pontiacs included in the sale. Also on offer, an all-original 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Yenko/SC Sport Coupe, one of the most vaunted vehicles of the muscle era. (Est. $300,000 – $400,000).
Additional sale highlights include: a stunning, one-of-a-kind 1953 Cadillac Eldorado Supercharged Convertible (Est. $450,000 – $650,000); a 1960 Chrysler 300F Four-Speed Convertible, the only factory four-speed, 400 hp convertible in existence and one of the most desirable letter cars of all time (Est. $250,000 – $350,000); and, a top-of-the-line, beautifully-restored 1957 DeSoto Adventurer Convertible (Est. $250,000 – $350,000).
The Milton Robson sale will also present a collection of memorabilia, ranging from various parts and NOS items, through to a child’s pedal car, various Neon signs, a ‘Hot Rod Grille’ Diner and Display, and three large antler chandeliers, measuring roughly 64 inches tall, 63 inches at their base and 23 inches at their top.
The Milton Robson Collection auction will be held November 13, 2010 in Gainesville, Georgia. For those interest in participating but unable to attend in person, absentee, telephone and Internet bidding options are available.
For more information, visit www.rmauctions.com or call +1 519 352 4575.
RM Auctions – Milton Robson Collection Preview
1969 Chevrolet Camaro ZL-1 Coupe – Video
Lot 250 – 1969 Pontiac GTO Judge Ram Air IV Convertible – Estimate: $750,000 – $1,000,000
[Source: RM Auctions]