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Nov 05, 2014, 14:05 ET Celebrated Texas Businessman Downsizes Immense Car Collection

The collector car world will descend on Dallas next week as esteemed car collector and celebrated Texas businessman, Sam Pack, offers 132 vehicles...


Aug 19, 2014, 16:25 ET RM Auctions Raises The Bar With More Than $143 Million In Sales In Monterey

 RM Auctions celebrated its 35th anniversary on the weekend with its best performance to date: $143.4 million, with a strong 91 percent...


Oct 10, 2012, 12:22 ET Former Owner Of Houston Rockets Auctions Off Personal Collection Of 175 Automobiles 'Without Reserve'

 Prominent Texas businessman, and former owner of the Houston Rockets, Charlie Thomas will bid a fond farewell to 175 automobiles from his...


Aug 13, 2012, 14:56 ET McQueen Cars Add Hollywood Glamor To RM's Highly Anticipated Monterey Sale

RM Auctions, the world's largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, will lift the gavel on an exciting series of...


Feb 15, 2012, 14:20 ET Ultimate Collector's Toy Box Set for Florida Auction Block

The focus of the global collector community turns to South Florida next week as RM Auctions, in association with Sotheby's, lifts the gavel...


Sep 06, 2011, 13:06 ET Gavel Lifts on Chicago's World Famous Lee Roy Hartung Collection

Auctions America by RM in partnership with RM Auctions announced today it will lift the gavel on one of the Chicago area's best known treasures,...


Jun 29, 2011, 14:05 ET A Celebrity Packard and a Transparent Pontiac Star at Michigan Collector Car Auction

A celebrity Packard,  purchased new by famed American entertainer Al Jolson, and a eye-catching Pontiac Plexiglas "Ghost Car", America's...


Oct 14, 2010, 14:39 ET Coveted Collection of American Muscle & Classic Cars up for Auction in Georgia

One of the world's premier muscle car collections will cross the auction block in Georgia next month as RM Auctions presents The Milton Robson...


Sep 03, 2010, 12:25 ET World's Most Famous Car Visits New York Prior to Hitting the Auction Block in London

Arguably the world's most famous car, the actual 1964 Aston Martin DB5 driven by James Bond – Sean Connery – in both Goldfinger and...


Jun 01, 2010, 06:00 ET World's Most Famous Car Comes to Market for First Time in History

PAY ATTENTION, BOND FANS! RM Auctions announces the consignment of one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century – the 1964...


May 20, 2010, 14:43 ET San Diego Braces for Muscle Car Fever

With the first day of summer fast approaching, muscle car fever is set to hit Southern California as RM Auctions drops the hammer on a stellar...


Apr 06, 2010, 13:10 ET RM Auctions to Lift Gavel on Famed Pate Museum Collection

RM Auctions, the world's largest collector car auction house, will offer 43 vehicles from the famed Pate Museum of Transportation 'without...


Mar 03, 2010, 14:19 ET RM Presents Impressive Range of American-Built Automobiles at Michigan Auction

A rare, numbers-matching 1966 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe 427 and a highly original 1960 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible, are among...


Feb 17, 2010, 10:00 ET Engines Revving For RM's Fort Lauderdale Collector Car Auction

Calling all NASCAR fans! Following the excitement of the NASCAR season opener on the weekend, RM Auctions, the world's largest collector car...


Sep 21, 2009, 13:30 ET Southern California Custom Car Creations Featured at Unique Auction Event

Valuable works from the originators of Southern California's 'kustom kulture' movement representing some of the most unique and iconic vehicles...


May 17, 2009, 18:38 ET Legendary 1957 Ferrari Testa Rossa Smashes Auction World Record at Maranello Sale

An iconic, pontoon-fender 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa (TR) sells for euro 9,020,000 to set a new auction world record as the most expensive motor...


Feb 05, 2009, 14:26 ET Legendary Ferrari 'Pontoon-Fender' Testa Rossa Expected To Break World Auction Record at Ferrari Leggenda e Passione

RM Auctions, in association with Sotheby's, announce the most significant Ferrari to be offered on the world's auction stage - the legendary 1957...


Jan 29, 2009, 13:57 ET Hollywood's George Barris Reunites with Sonny and Cher Ford Mustangs in Florida

Legendary Hollywood car customizer, George Barris, reunites with a pair of flamboyant 1966 Ford Mustangs he personalized for pop superstars Sonny...


Jan 28, 2009, 18:36 ET Red Hot Classics For Your Favorite Valentine

Florida motoring enthusiasts will bypass the chocolates and roses this year as they treat their special someone to a 'red hot' classic. Just in...


Dec 10, 2007, 00:00 ET What Would Santa Drive?

BLENHEIM, Ontario, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone knows Santa's vehicle of choice for getting around on his biggest night of the year -- a...


Dec 10, 2007, 00:00 ET What Would Santa Drive?

BLENHEIM, Ontario, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone knows Santa's vehicle of choice for getting around on his biggest night of the year -- a...


May 23, 2007, 01:00 ET RM Auctions Makes History on the Block With Record Breaking $46 Million Sale of Important Ferraris at Legendary Maranello Birthplace

LONDON, May 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The much anticipated auction of important Ferrari sports and racing cars hosted by RM Auctions in association...


Mar 13, 2001, 00:00 ET RM Auctions Sells $14 Million in Cars in Just Four Hours; Collector Car Market Shows Strength While Stock Market Falters

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The stock market continues to fall, but the collector car market is stronger than ever. RM...


Oct 27, 2000, 01:00 ET Babe Ruth's 1940 Lincoln Zephyr Convertible to Be Offered At Arizona-Biltmore Auction

YPISLANTI, Mich., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- RM Auctions, Inc. confirmed today it consigned the 1940 Lincoln Continental Convertible previously...


Apr 14, 2000, 01:00 ET RM Auctions, Inc. Announces a Brand New Sale in Conjunction With Louis Vuitton Concours in New York City

BLENHEIM, Ontario, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- RM Auctions Inc. -- North America's largest catalog collector car auction house -- announced this...