RM Auctions Don Davis Collection – Auction Results

Don Davis Collection Block

The RM Auctions Don Davis Collection sale was held Saturday, April 27, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas, resulting in $21.2 million in total sales and 100% of all lots sold. Held at the Don Davis estate, a packed house saw 64 automobiles cross the block, with five lots achieving million-dollar results and eight setting new world records. Bidders hailed from 14 countries, including from as far away as Brazil, Australia … [Read more...]

Ferraris Headline 2013 RM Auctions Villa d’Este

1989 Ferrari F40

A selection of Ferrari supercars are the latest offerings for the 2013 RM Auctions Villa d'Este sale, scheduled for the 25th of May during the famed Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este weekend on Lake Como, Italy. A total of sixteen Ferraris are among the 40 lots offered during the single-day auction. Max Girardo, Managing Director of RM Auctions, said, "RM has a reputation for selling the world’s best Ferraris, and … [Read more...]

RM Auctions Don Davis Collection – Auction Preview

1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS Touring

The RM Auctions Don Davis Collection sale will be staged April 27, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. The single-day auction will see a total of 64 automobiles offered without reserve. Following a childhood spent enthralled with muscle cars, speed and automotive design, Don Davis got into the car business, eventually operating as many as 12 dealerships throughout Texas and Oklahoma. Don Davis started collecting cars in … [Read more...]

Featured Offerings at 2013 RM Auctions Villa d’Este

1905 FIAT 60HP Five-Passenger

RM Auctions announced further consignments for its 2013 Villa d'Este sale, to be held on the 25th of May during the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este weekend on Lake Como, Italy. Among the latest headline offerings is the 1905 FIAT 60HP Five-Passenger Touring Car built especially for American-based brewing magnate, August Anheuser Busch. The example is the second of just 20 chassis manufactured, the first having … [Read more...]

RM Auctions Amelia Island 2013 – Auction Report

1952 Ferrari 225 Sport Berlinetta

RM Auctions, Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, Florida, March 9, 2013 Report and photos by Rick Carey, Auction Editor RM turned in the highest total in its 15 year history at Amelia Island in 2013, continuing a string of $20+ million sales, and doing it with 24% fewer cars than last year. The 92% sale rate helped, but even more help was the lineup of seven-figure cars that came under Max Girardo’s hammer of which … [Read more...]

RM Auctions Amelia Island 2013 – Auction Results

1935 Duesenberg Model SJ Walker-LaGrande Convertible Coupe

The RM Auctions Amelia Island 2013 auction was held Saturday, March 9th at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Amelia Island, Florida, resulting in $26.8 million in total sales and a 92% sell-through rate. RM gathered more than 85 automobiles for the single-day auction, with the top result of this year's Amelia Island weekend going to the … [Read more...]

RM Auctions Weiner Microcar Museum – Auction Report

Rick Carey squeezes in the Peel P50

Numquam tanto minus - Never has so little cost so much RM Auctions, Bruce Weiner Microcar Collection, Madison, Georgia, February 15-16, 2013 Report and photos by Rick Carey, Auction Editor Hands down, this was the best, most enjoyable, cheerful, enthusiastic auction in memory. It’s right up there with Christie’s sale of the A.K. ‘Nutzy Stutzy’ Miller auction in 1996. Most collector car auctions, … [Read more...]

Early Consignments at RM Auctions Villa d’Este 2013

1962 Ferrari 400 Superamerica Coupe Aerodinamico

The RM Auctions Villa d'Este 2013 sale will be held 25th May at Villa Erba on the shores of Lake Como, Italy, with a selection of 40 automobiles offered as the official auction of the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este. In addition to the previously announced 1953 Ferrari 340/375 MM Pinin Farina Berlinetta Competizione, further consignments for this year's auction include examples from Ferrari, Cisitalia, Bugatti and … [Read more...]

RM Auctions Amelia Island 2013 – Auction Preview

Ferrari 225 Sport Berlinetta

The RM Auctions Amelia Island 2013 auction will be held Saturday, March 9th on the grounds of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Amelia Island, Florida. RM gathered more than 80 automobiles for the single-day auction, which will again act as a prelude to this year’s Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. A total of eight automobiles offered at the 15th annual RM Auctions Amelia Island sale are estimated to sell for $1,000,000 … [Read more...]

RM Auctions Weiner Microcar Museum – Auction Results

1958 F.M.R Tg 500 Tiger

The RM Auctions Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum sale was held February 15-16, 2013 in Madison, Georgia, resulting in more than $9.1 million in sales with 100 percent of lots sold. The Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum was highlighted by the largest collection of rare microcars from the late-1940s through the early-1960s … [Read more...]

Ferrari 340/375 MM Featured at RM Villa d’Este 2013

1953 Ferrari 375 MM, chassis 0320AM

A 1953 Ferrari 340/375 MM Pinin Farina Berlinetta Competizione will be featured at the 2013 RM Auctions Villa d'Este Auction, scheduled for May 25th in Cernobbio, Italy as part of the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este weekend. One of three works cars produced in 1953, the 1953 Ferrari 340/375 MM, chassis 0320AM, was driven in period by no less than three World Champion drivers: Alberto Ascari, Nino Farina, and Mike … [Read more...]

RM Auctions Arizona 2013 – Auction Report

1967 Shelby Cobra 427 Roadster

RM Auctions, Arizona Biltmore, Phoenix, Arizona, January 18, 2013 Report and photos by Rick Carey, Auction Editor RM Auctions took a different tack in Arizona in 2013, cutting its sale back to just Friday and loading up on high value cars. They moved into the big ballroom at the Biltmore and put together one of the finest displays ever seen at any auction, placing the headline cars on white carpeted … [Read more...]

RM Auctions Weiner Microcar Museum – Auction Preview

396 cc 2-stroke German

The RM Auctions Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum sale will be staged February 15-16, 2013 in Madison, Georgia. The two-day sale will see the entire collection offered without reserve, including approximately 200 microcars, and an assortment of more than 300 lots of collectibles. The "world's largest collection of the world's smallest cars", the Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum is highlighted by a roster of microcar … [Read more...]

Headline Entries at RM Auctions Amelia Island 2013

1939 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Sport Berlinetta bodied by Touring

The RM Auctions Amelia Island 2013 sale will be held March 9th at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Amelia Island, Florida, with more than 80 automobiles crossing the block at the official auction of the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. Notable consignments at RM's 15th annual Amelia Island auction include the only supercharged 1935 Duesenberg Model SJ Walker-LaGrande Convertible Coupe, 1930 Cord L-29 Sport Cabriolet, … [Read more...]

RM Auctions Arizona 2013 – Auction Results

1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Comp

The RM Auctions Arizona 2013 sale was held January 18th at the Arizona Biltmore Resort in Phoenix, resulting in $36.4 million in sales and 89% of all lots sold. The total from the single-day sale was an all-time high for RM Auctions in Arizona, in addition to 42% higher than last year. Headlined by the record-setting sale of the 1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione, as many as eight automobiles … [Read more...]