Monthly Archive: July 2015

Mecum in Denver

The inaugural Mecum auction in Denver proved to be an overwhelming success. They exceeded $12 million in sales, during the 2 day event. There were 396 vehicles sold, which was a 66% sell-through rate. Demanding a $200,000 sale price...

Part 2 of 3 – Financing a Classic Car

Regular banks and other lending institutions don’t understand the concept of providing a loan for a car that is likely decades old. They don’t understand the risks, and they don’t understand the potential rewards. So most...

1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429 Fastback

Mecum Auctions, July 30th – August 1st Famed and fabled, the Boss Mustang is the pinnacle of Ford’s pony car production. Seldom seen yet well known, Boss Mustangs were some of the most unique Mustangs ever built. This...

RM’s Motor City Auction

RM Sotheby’s annual Motor City sale is a longstanding summer tradition for collectors, as it has carved out a reputation over the past two decades for being one of the leading events to honor the American...

Part 1 of 3 – Financing a Classic Car

Contrary to what members of the general public must think, most enthusiasts don’t build their collections by cruising the big-dollar auctions in search of only the most perfect and desirable cars, throwing greenbacks around in front of...

1957 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham

RM Auctions, July 25th It is hard to imagine an American automaker today building a four-door sedan that would be priced higher than a new Ferrari or Rolls-Royce. The Cadillac Brougham came at a cost...

New Orleans Mardi Gras

Auctions America was established in July 2010, following the purchase of the Auburn Auction Park in Auburn, Indiana, by RM Auctions. Backed by RM, the world ‘s largest collector car auctionhouse, Auctions America specializes in the sale of American classics, European sports cars, Detroit...