‘Passion of a Lifetime’: Gooding’s first UK auction cars are revealed

The details of Gooding’s mystery single-collection auction in London on 1 April have been announced; 16 cars from the collection of Belgian connoisseur Hubert Fabri. Simon offers his take on a significant auction that features some fascinating cars, all from long-term ownership by one of Europe...

Five things to take away from the 2020 Arizona season-opener auctions

European collectors and traders who shunned this year’s Scottsdale auctions will be wondering what they missed out on. A significant drop in the sold numbers apart, the mood wasn’t all bad – here’s our take on this year’s gathering.   1. There were no great cars. True, but overall ...

Scottsdale 2020: Day two for Gooding & Co

Another session in the Gooding tent at Fashion Square closed proceedings for the Californians. A two-day gross of c. $35.5m looks likely, with post-auction sales yet to be revealed. The auction was conducted at a quieter pace than yester...

Scottsdale 2020: All the numbers

The results are in. As usual, we’ve crunched the numbers to give you the figures by auction house, the Top 10 and comparisons with 2019. You can download a list of results for all three days, sorted by make and model. Combined figures,...

Scottsdale 2020: Day two for RM Sotheby’s at the Arizona Biltmore

RM wrapped up its 2020 Scottsdale sale this evening. At least $15.9m changed hands, bringing the potential gross for the two-day event to $29m+. The failure of the headlining 250 GT PF Cabriolet  Series 1 – bid both in the room and over th...
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Scottsdale 2020: Day one for Gooding & Co

With regular auctioneer Charlie Ross once more on the rostrum, the Santa Monica-based auction house held the opening day of its annual visit to Arizona. Through “retail-environment presentation”, as an experienced observer put it, the bes...
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Scottsdale 2020: Day one for RM Sotheby’s at the Arizona Biltmore

Expect the figures to change after post-auction deals, but we forecast a likely $13m+ gross for the Canadian giant on its first day in Arizona. Sell-through-by-number was at least 86%, and today’s minimum gross compares with the $18,463,680...
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Scottsdale 2020: Bonhams’ $8.3m+ auction

Working on provisional but published figures, Bonhams topped the $8m mark earlier today at a sell-through-by-number (before post-auction sales) of 81%. The gross was just over half that achieved in 2019. At a glance: * Gross: $8,349...
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