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Category: Automobiles

  • Auction Industry

    “The Last Car to Safely Transport President Kennedy” Comes to Auction

    The 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy left an indelible mark on American culture and history. Within days of his death, his assassin was dead, the United States had a new president, and the conspiracy theories had begun. A relic from the morning of Kennedy’s death highlights Bonhams’ upcoming…

    The Last Car to Safely Transport President Kennedy Comes to Auction1
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    Collector's Auction, Day 1

    Featured on the first day of the upcoming Collector's Auction, offered by Whitley’s Auctioneers, is an Art Deco dancer sculpture from Andre Gilbert. One of the first English sculptors to enroll at the École des Beaux-Arts, Gilbert’s experience at the university encouraged him to travel to Rome and continue his…

    Art Deco Silvered Sculpture, Dancer & Tambourine By Andre Gilbert
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    Fine Art-Decor-Antiques-Furnishings from Nantucket Estates and Sold Homes

    Antonio Jacobsen was a prolific maritime painter well known for his depictions of American vessels. As a child, Jacobsen learned music from his father. However, his true love was the sea. Jacobsen began painting the doors of safes with elaborate harbor scenes. These works landed him a commission for painting…

    Tim Thompson Oil on Canvas Summer in the Sound - Steamer Nantucket Passing Brant Point Lighthouse
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    Cars from Aston Martin, Bentley, and Others Offered by Bonhams

    In 1930, Bentley aimed to produce a car that could go "100mph without noise," according to their advertising. This was particularly ambitious because, behind the scenes, Bentley was on the verge of bankruptcy. The company made good on their promise with the 1931 Bentley 8-Liter Tourer, an example of which…

    1969 FORD MUSTANG BOSS 429
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Everard goes back to the future on Oct. 14 with super-exotic 1960s concept cars and sculptural art from Estate of John Bucci

    Space Age vehicle ‘La Shabbla’ created a frenzy at the 1964 NY World’s Fair, while stablemate ‘La Trieste’ stopped traffic when driven around Italy in 1967 John Bucci (Italian/American, 1935-2019), metal and yellow resin console table (glass top not included), 36½ x 33 x 10 1/8in. Estimate $300-$500 SAVANNAH, Ga.…

    Everard goes back to the future on Oct. 14 with super-exotic 1960s concept cars and sculptural art from Estate of John Bucci
  • Auction Industry

    Automotive Expert & Car-talk Host Bobby Likis Auctions All Assets Of The Car Clinic Radio Broadcast

    Lights, Cameras, Action...Car Clinic auction has it all! Soundproof custom studio; all-digital equipment & electronics; office furniture--go live 9/28-10/3/20 Award-Winning Car-Talk Show PENSACOLA, FL, UNITED STATES, September 28, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Attention podcasters, not-for-profit organizations, universities, churches, musicians, advertising agencies and dreamers. Bobby Likis - host of nationally syndicated, award-winning,…

    Automotive Expert & Car-talk Host Bobby Likis Auctions All Assets Of The Car Clinic Radio Broadcast
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    Incredible Fall Estate Auction

    Ferdinand Porsche developed a keen interest in technology at a young age. Working on this interest, he invented the world's first electric all-wheel-drive car in 1900. Its success drove his attention to automotive engineering. He eventually founded the Porsche brand with just 200 workers. It is now known as one…

    18K WG, Diamond & Sapphire Pendant Necklace
  • Auction Industry

    Film star 1927 Ford Model T truck for sale with H&H Classics

    The charming old Model T is estimated to sell for £17,000 to £19,000. LONDON.- Still covered in the mud of the Oscar winning ‘1917’ film set this old trouper is for sale with H&H Classics on September 16th Auction Online for an estimate of £17,000 to £19,000. The charming old Model T has…

    Film star 1927 Ford Model T truck for sale with H&H Classics
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    Arts & Crafts and Art Deco

    At the cutting edge of the Art Nouveau movement was Alphonse Mucha, a Czech designer active in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Mucha’s hand was behind the Art Nouveau emphasis on beautiful women surrounded by stylized flora and fauna. Available in the upcoming Sworders auction of Arts &…

    A Tiffany Studios table lamp
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    Kissimmee Summer Special 2020

    In a coal shed in Detroit, Michigan, Henry Ford built his first experimental car in 1896 and named it the “Quadricycle.” After a few years, a motor company under Ford’s name was incorporated with 12 investors. Since then, Ford’s purpose has been to drive human progress through freedom of movement.…

    1955 BENTLEY S1 FREESTONE & WEBB LIGHT SALOON
  • Auction Industry

    Bonhams returns to Bonmont with pair of rare Bugattis

    Only 689kms from new, 2010 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport Coupé 2. Photo: Bonhams. CHESEREX.-Bonhams returns to Bonmont Golf and Country Club in Cheserex, Switzerland on 20 September, following 2019’s successful inaugural sale, which achieved a world record auction price for a Lamborghini, a rare Veneno model, selling for CHF 8,280,000…

    Bonhams returns to Bonmont with pair of rare Bugattis
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    Quail Motorcar Auction

    The Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 was designed to keep Romeo at the top of the international motor racing scene in the 1930s. With its straight-eight, twin-overhead-camshaft engine, the 8c 2300 did exactly. It was eventually associated with notable racers such as Luigi Chinetti and Tazio Nuvolari. A 1934 Alfa Romeo…

    1965 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE CABRIOLET
  • Auction Result

    Surprising results in H&H Classics sale

    1937 Fiat 500 ‘Topolino’ sold for, £19,550. LONDON.- The charming 1937 Fiat 500 Topolino or ‘Little Mouse’ consigned by David Mitchell, a 92-year-old classic car enthusiast from Lewes, East Sussex sold for £19,550, three times its estimate, at the latest H&H Classics sale on July 22. The little car is just like the…

    Surprising results in H&H Classics sale
  • Press Release

    Exceptional Aston Martin, Mercedes-Benz, and Porsche Motorcars at Bonhams 23rd Quail Auction

    Los Angeles- On August 14, Bonhams 23rd Quail Auction will take place at its Los Angeles saleroom offering blockbuster cars ranging from important classics to several modern high-performance cars of distinction. Highlights include the most important pre- and post-war Aston Martins models, exceptional Mercedes-Benz SL models, the impressive Porsche 718 RSK Spyder,…

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    Paintings, Furniture, Decorative Arts & Rugs

    John Singer Sargent was a portrait painter known for his work with Edwardian royals. His landscape paintings often explored the Impressionist style, unlike the more traditional approach used in his portraits. Many of these landscapes were influenced by Claude Monet, who painted around the same period. The upcoming auction, offered…

    Nathaniel K. Gibbs. Women of Diversity Oil
  • Auction Industry

    Charming 1937 Fiat 500 Topolino for sale with H&H Classics

    The Topolino was one of the smallest cars in the world at the time of its production. LONDON.- This charming 1937 Fiat 500 Topolino or ‘Little Mouse’ has been consigned by David Mitchell, a 92-year-old classic car enthusiast from Lewes, East Sussex. The little car is just like the one which…

    Charming-1937-Fiat-500-Topolino-for-sale-with-H_H-Classics
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    Online July Auction

    Between 1989 and 1995, the Moscow Mint produced a series of palladium bullion coins that pictured a ballerina on the front. Created to honor the Bolshoi Theatre, one of the best-known cultural institutions in Moscow, these coins continued production through the dissolution of the Soviet Union. A 25-roubles ballerina coin…

    18k Gold, Opal, Emerald and Diamond Brooch
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    Paintings, Furniture, Decorative Arts & Fine Rugs

    This upcoming auction of 464 lots includes an untitled work of Figurative Abstraction by Dutch painter Karel Appel. In 1948, Appel and his friends, Corneille and Constant, founded the Cobra Movement, supporting gesturalism in the 20th century. The movement was driven by opposition to academic art. Many of Appel’s known…

    Melvin Miller. Floral Still Life
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    1934 Lagonda M45 T7 Tourer in original condition for sale with H&H Classics

    Estimated to sell for £100,000 to £120,000 it still has its original factory T7 coachwork. LONDON.- This splendid example of a 1934 Lagonda M45 T7 Tourer, among the most desirable and sporting Lagondas ever made, is coming up for sale with H&H Classics at their June 24 Live Auction Online. Estimated to sell…

    1934 Lagonda M45 T7 Tourer in original condition for sale with H&H Classics
  • Auction Result

    New Zealand based 1934 Alvis, one of only eight survivors, sells with H&H Classics for £103,500

    1934 Alvis Speed 20 SB Vanden Plas Two-Door Saloon sold to a UK collector for £103,500. LONDON.-H&H Classics sold this magnificent 1934 Alvis Speed 20 SB Vanden Plas Two-Door Saloon to a UK collector for £103,500. It is one of just eight known survivors and proof that the company’s Live Auction…

    New Zealand based 1934 Alvis, one of only eight survivors, sells with H&H Classics for £103,500