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Time is money: King of Cool’s Heuer Monaco to be offered by Phillips in New York

The image of Steve McQueen looking skywards with the right cuff of his racing overalls conveniently pulled back to reveal a prominent Heuer Monaco is so well-known to so many watch and car enthusiasts that it must qualify as a cliché. As a K500 reader, you won't need reminding that the ...
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All change for the 2021 Arizona auctions

No more two-day marathons at the Biltmore or in a big white tent on Fashion Square – next January’s Scottsdale sales will have a new look. Of the Big Three international companies, only Bonhams will host an event at its regular venue. The...
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The Contessa’s Cougar: A very different sort of ‘barn-find’...

THAT Silver Birch Aston Martin DB5 might be the car most readily linked with the cinematic James Bond, but the 26 films released so far (plus the pending No Time To Die) have created a vast firmament of lesser–known automotive stars ranging from...
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Gooding to move online-only for its 2021 Arizona sale

West Coast saleroom Gooding & Co is the first of the Big Three to break cover on its intentions for Scottsdale Week next year. Instead of presenting some 130 cars over two days in a big white tent in Fashion Square, in 2021 its offering will be a ...
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Rétromobile 2021 rescheduled for June next year

To no one’s great surprise, the organisers of the annual season-opener in Paris have moved the event from its traditional February slot to June. The new dates are 2-6 June 2021 at the usual Porte de Versailles venue in Paris. No news, ...
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£7.8m for Silverstone at its final 2020 sale

Despite the cancellation of the NEC Classic Motor Show, Silverstone went ahead with its associated auction, running it ‘live’ from another location with bidders online and on the telephones. At 77% sold by number, it proved another success for...
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RM and Gooding in late October 2020: Has the gloss comes off online sales?

Low-key results posted in the US by Gooding and a mediocre sell-through of 54% for Canadian giant RM in London – is the market tiring of so many internet-only auctions? RM intended to run a ‘normal’ live event in London but that was pul...
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