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RM sells No Reserve Gene Ponder Collection cars for $20.5m

Rare Dino 246 GTS ‘Chairs & Flares’ with chromed Borrani wire wheels, anyone? Purists and those of a nervous disposition, look away now. Just the motor car section of RM’s ‘everything must go’ garage sale of automobilia, petronalia, furniture, toolchests and automobiles – often expens...

Bonhams’ £11.2m 2022 Revival sale

This afternoon, the Bond St firm sold 80 lots from its 117-car Goodwood Revival catalogue in an often light-hearted yet businesslike auction held, as usual, ‘Over the Road’ from the circuit. Duties on the rostrum were split between coming...
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RM goes downhill in St Moritz

It was entertaining, but despite the laugh-a-minute patter of Harry Dalmeny at the rostrum the Canadians latest venture in the upmarket ski resort failed to capitalise on the recent bull run of auction results. Just four out of ten cars found new ...
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The 2022 Hampton Court Concours of Elegance

Celebrating its 10th year, the Concours of Elegance turned out to be another wonderful display of the best classic cars from the ‘earlies’ to youngtimers such as the 1994 Bugatti EB110 SS that won a best in class. The 1938 Delage D8-120 ...
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Gooding’s £22m+ 2022 Hampton Court auction

The Californians returned to Hampton Court Palace today after a two-year hiatus. With talismanic auctioneer Charlie Ross once again at the helm, at least £22m was traded and over three-quarters of the catalogue sold. The sale was held in con...
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Woodstock ’22: Salon Privé at Blenheim Palace

May we say, “Best one yet?” Everyone else has, so why not. This year’s Salon Privé featured a really top-quality line-up of classic cars that included some serious Ferraris. Best in Show went to David and Ginny Sydorick’s 1956 Ferrar...
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2022 Monterey Week Auctions: The K500 Takeaway

At a combined gross for the Big Three plus new firm Broad Arrow in excess of $406m*, 2022 saw the greatest-ever amount of money traded for collectors’ cars on the Peninsula. The previous high-water marks were $356m and $339m achieved in 2014 and...
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