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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...

Aug 09, 2012, 15:44 ET

Auctions America by RM Gears Up for Labor Day Weekend Tradition With Exciting New Events for Attendees

 Stars, seminars and sales will captivate automotive enthusiasts at Auctions America by RM's annual Auburn Fall collector car weekend, Aug....

Aug 03, 2012, 10:03 ET

Media Correction: Luxurious Tour Bus Used by Willie Nelson's Band Set for the Auction Block

Auctions America by RM recently announced it will offer a tour bus formerly part of Willie Nelson's entourage at its upcoming Labor Day Weekend...

Jul 26, 2012, 14:09 ET

King Of Country Willie Nelson's Tour Bus Leads A Host Of Celebrity Rides To Auctions America By RM's Labor Day Weekend Celebration

 "Honeysuckle Rose", the famed tour bus of American country music icon Willie Nelson, is on the road again, this time crossing the auction...

May 15, 2012, 11:31 ET

Auctions America by RM's 2012 Auburn Spring Auction to Offer the Company's Largest Private Collection of Memorabilia to Date

The historic Auburn Auction Park in Auburn, Indiana, will become a giant treasure chest of automotive memorabilia June 1-3 when Auctions America by...

Mar 06, 2012, 14:03 ET

Celebrated Tony Parella Corvette Collection to Headline Auctions America's Collector Cars of Fort Lauderdale Auction

 More than 500 classics, exotics, hot rods and muscle cars will roll into town for Auctions America by RM's Collector Cars of Fort Lauderdale...

Feb 15, 2012, 14:20 ET
Regarded as one of the world's finest private museums, the magical Milhous Collection will cross the auction podium, Feb. 24-25 during a multi-day sale in Boca Raton, Florida. Presented by RM Auctions in association with Sotheby's, the collection features an unprecedented collection of rare automobiles, mechanical musical instruments and collectibles. Full event details are available online at www.rmauctions.com. (Image courtesy RM Auctions).  (PRNewsFoto/RM Auctions)

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...

Feb 15, 2012, 09:03 ET

Arthur Rolls-Royce Brings Star Power to Collector Cars of Fort Lauderdale Auction

 Having starred alongside Hollywood greats Dudley Moore, Liza Minnelli and John Gielgud, a 1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith touring limousine...

Dec 28, 2011, 10:40 ET

Select Motorcycles From Michael Jordan Motorsports Join Starting Grid for Auctions America by RM's Las Vegas Sale

Auctions America by RM will raise the green flag on a winning line-up of competition motorcycles from the esteemed Michael Jordan Motorsports...

Dec 09, 2011, 13:33 ET

From Television Screen to Auction Stage, Curtain Rises on Select Motorcycles from the Famed Criss Angel MINDFREAK Collection at Auctions America's Debut Vegas Sale

 A series of motorcycles from The Criss Angel MINDFREAK Collection will bring a touch of magic to the auction stage at Auctions...

Oct 26, 2011, 15:11 ET

Historic 1894 Roper Steam-Powered Motorcycle Expected to Set New World Record at Auctions America by RM's Debut Las Vegas Sale

A historic 1894 Roper Steam Motorcycle is expected to establish a new world record* for a motorcycle sold at auction when it crosses the podium at...

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
Up for Auction: This extraordinary 1939 Pontiac Plexiglas Deluxe Six "Ghost Car," the first full-sized transparent car built in America, will cross the auction block, July 30 in Plymouth, Michigan. Visit www.rmauctions.com for details.  (Source - Aaron Summerfield (C) 2011 courtesy RM Auctions).  (PRNewsFoto/RM Auctions, Aaron Summerfield)

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...

Mar 17, 2011, 10:22 ET

'Mr. October' to Visit Indiana For the Auction of His Personal Shelby Mustang

Major League Baseball Hall of Famer and noted car collector, Reggie Jackson, will be making his way to Auburn, Indiana this spring to watch his...

Feb 16, 2011, 10:35 ET

Celebrity Cars on the Red Carpet at Fort Lauderdale Auction

Collector cars featuring celebrity provenance, including a 1957 Chrysler Imperial Convertible (estimate: $120,000 - $140,000) once owned by Howard...

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...

Aug 26, 2010, 16:57 ET
An incredibly rare and immensely collectible 1934 Duesenberg Model JN Convertible Sedan by Rollston, expected to reach $1 million, leads the lineup of the over 1,000 motor cars on offer at the Auctions America by RM 'Auburn Fall Collector Car Auction' September 2 - 5, 2010 in Auburn, Indiana.  (PRNewsFoto/Auctions America by RM)

Auctions America Tops 1,000 Collector Cars on Offer in Auburn

Backed by the world's largest collector car auction house, the newly-formed Auctions America by RM has generated tremendous momentum in the final...