Thursday, January 12, 2017

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Bonhams has diverse selection ready for Philadelphia auction

A 1930 Lincoln Model L 7-passenger touring is a star of the auction | Bonhams photos
A 1930 Lincoln Model L 7-passenger touring is a star of the auction | Bonhams photos

The Simeone Automotive Museum in Philadelphia hosts Bonhams’ fifth annual Preserving the Automobile Auction on Monday with about 50 automobiles that represent a wide range of values and interests.


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Russo and Steele switching locations for Scottsdale auction

The marquee at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick promotes the Russo and Steels auction | Russo and Steele photos
The marquee at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick promotes the Russo and Steels auction | Russo and Steele photos

Russo and Steele announced Thursday that its home-base Scottsdale collector car auction is changing venues for 2017. After 16 years at Scottsdale Road and Loop 101, the event will move to Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, famed locally for its baseball stadium where major-league spring-training games are played.


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Spanky Assiter starts new collector car auction in Texas

Spanky Assiter, the former lead auctioneer for Barrett-Jackson, is at it again, this time heading an auction of more than 150 collector cars in Amarillo, Texas. As an added bonus for the Texas crowd, Assiter’s wife Amy, a veteran auctioneer in her own right, will also be working the sale.


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Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas 2016: 1937 Cord 812 Phaeton

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Editor’s note: This is the 19th in a 30-day series featuring cars from the Tammy Allen Collection to be sold October 13-15 at Barrett-Jackson’s 2016 Las Vegas Auction.


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Photo Gallery: 12th annual Japanese Classic Car Show

Datsun in show field
Datsun in show field

For the 12th consecutive year, hundreds of classic cars from Japan flocked to Long Beach, California, for display on the lawn near the Queen Mary.  The Japanese Classic Car Show has continued to grow along with rising interest in Japanese classics, becoming the largest Japanese classic car show in the United States.


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Countdown to Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas 2016: 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible

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Editor’s note: This is the 20th in a 30-day series featuring cars from the Tammy Allen Collection to be sold October 13-15 at Barrett-Jackson’s 2016 Las Vegas Auction.


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Cars & Characters: The reunion at Paramount Ranch

A classic Nash and a brace of Fords visited the Paramount Ranch, a movie set and sometime race course | Photos by Larry Crane
A classic Nash and a brace of Fords visited the Paramount Ranch, a movie set and sometime race course | Photos by Larry Crane

In September of 1948, Al Moss of Goleta, California, bought the MG TC he owned until we lost him a few years ago, opened his own MG store and, in January of 1949 organized California’s first sports car rally.


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