Delta S4 Stradale steals the show as RM tops €18m in Essen

It was a Youngtimer that made the headlines this afternoon – but not one of the über-saloons from the No Reserve collection. Instead, jaws dropped wide open when a telephone bidder paid over a million euros for what some might describe as the love child of a cornflake box and a builder’s ski...
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No surprises on day one of RM’s Techno Classica sale

Those expecting fireworks from the Youngtimer Collection – now all being offered without reserve – were, with the odd exception, in for a disappointment. Working on strictly provisional figures, a solid performance by the Canadians this afternoon grossed €6.7m. On today’s evidence, t...
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Bonhams’ £5.3m Goodwood Members’ Meeting sale

Delays in customs clearance meant Bonhams’ star lot, the 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL ‘Gullwing’, failed to make the grid at the company’s first Goodwood sale of 2019. So top honours in an auction of mixed fortunes fell to the £636.6k Aston ...
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The 2019 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

The racing cars of the great Belgian ace Jacky Ickx, remembering two decades of dominance of the Porsche 962, applauding the immortal 250 GT SWB, Jaguar XK 120 and many more: varied and interesting cars once again on the fairways of another brilli...
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Five things to take away from the 2019 Amelia Island sales

The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance: run so well and with such passion by Bill Warner, it’s everyone’s favourite. The Amelia auctions, meanwhile, have always been one step below Monterey Week in importance but in 2019, a year when we saw S...
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RM at Amelia Island 2019: Two-day sale set to gross $37m+

Running at quite a clip – 20 lots per hour at times – regular RM auctioneer Maarten ten Holder conducted a lively two-day sale for the official partner of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. As we have already seen at Bonhams, pre-Wa...
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Business as usual: Gooding’s $21m+ Amelia Island sale

From horseless carriages to horsepower: the auction circus moves on. Yesterday, Bonhams opened the 2019 Amelia Island sales with a stack of Earlies, today it was David Gooding’s turn. Ironically, in a catalogue geared to the more modern collecto...
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Top Brass: Bonhams’ $15.7m Amelia Island sale

The Bond St team confounded the sceptics today with a barnstorming sale of cars from the very early days of motoring. Any serious Brass Era enthusiast was either in the room, on the telephone or – and this might surprise some – bidding online....
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