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Rare Toy Ferrari Sells for Thousands

Rare Toy Ferrari Sells for Thousands

'98 Ferrari F355If you have always dreamed of owning a Ferrari, but could never afford one, consider buying a toy version of your favorite Italian classic. On the other hand, that option might be too pricey as well. A rare toy recently sold for well over $100,000 at auction, according to a story in the Globe and Mail.

Chevy Biscayne & the Lambrecht Chevrolet Auction

Chevy Biscayne & the Lambrecht Chevrolet Auction

'62 Chevy BiscayneIn 1996, the Lambrecht Chevrolet Dealership in Pierce, Nebraska, closed after being in business since 1946. Even though the dealership closed in the 20th century, almost 500 cars that had been sitting in the dealership, untouched and undriven, went up for auction in September of 2013.

Sitting inside the shuttered building sat Chevys from decades long past. Some of the more memorable cars included a 1959 Chevy Biscayne, a 1964 Chevy Corvair, and a 1958 Chevy Cameo Pickup. Most of the cars in this auction had never been titled to anyone, while a few were trade-ins

Add a Celebrity Car to Your Collection

Add a Celebrity Car to Your Collection

1951 Chevrolet StylelineEvery year, classic cars owned by celebrities come up for auction. For the right dollar amount, anyone can own a car driven by a favorite celebrity.

1951 Chevy StylelineOne of the coolest cars that recently hit the auction block was the 1951 Chevy Styleline that was owned by Steve McQueen. The car was sold in Fort Lauderdale in March 2013 for $88,000. The winner of the Chevy Styleline was also able to say that Rick Harrison owned the car from Pawn Stars fame – making the pretty yellow convertible a double-celebrity deal.

Tips for Buying a Classic Car at Auction

Tips for Buying a Classic Car at Auction

Classic Car AuctionBuying a classic car at an auction can be exciting, but if you’re not careful you can get caught up in the fast-paced atmosphere and end up paying a lot more than you originally wanted to. What’s more, once you’ve brought it, there’s no going back, and your left with a car you can’t afford. Consider these simple tips to ensure that you get the ideal classic car for you, at the best possible deal.

Inspect the car as much as you can before auction

Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

The infamous Barrett-Jackson Car Auction will be having its Palm Beach, Florida auction for the 8th year on April 7-9, 2011.  The auction will be held at the South Florida Fairgrounds.  This year’s event will also be featured live on the SPEED network (April 7th: Noon-4pm; April 8th: Noon-6:30pm; April 9th: 11am-5pm and 7pm-8pm).  A few of the special features of this auction are the Collector Car Auction, in which just collector cars are auctioned off.  Also, there is an Automobilia Auction every day that auctions off authentic automobile memorabilia, such as:  dealership signs, hood mascots, transportation toys, gas pumps, and garage relics.

2011 Russo and Steele Automobile Auction Approaches

As the Holidays approach and 2010 comes to a close, auto collectors anxiously await the 11th annual Russo and Steele automobile auction. The auction will be held from January 19th through January 23rd, 2011, in Scottsdale, Arizona. Russo and Steele is one of the most prominent auto auctions held annually in the United States, and it attracts some of the most avid collectors in the world each year.

Atlantic City Classic Car Show & Auction

As a classic car fan, isn’t it a deflating feeling to read about some killer event that you would love to go to, only to find out that the reason why you are reading about it is because it already happened? If you want to be in on the good stuff you have to plan ahead, and 2011 is just around the corner so the time to start planning your road trips for next year is now. With that in mind we would like to direct your attention to the 2011 Atlantic City Classic Car Show & Auction.

Milton Robson Collection Going Up For Auction November 13th

We like to keep our readers up to date on all of the big auctions that are coming up, because you can’t build on your obsession as a classic car fan if you don’t know where to find the really cool stuff, right? So today we would like to shine a spotlight on an auction that will be featuring the fantastic collection of classic and muscle cars that has been assembled by lifetime automotive aficionado Milton Robson.

Barrett-Jackson Auction Coming To Vegas This Weekend

Bugatti Veyron

True classic car fans need little provocation to make a sojourn to that irrepressible oasis in the desert, fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada. Vegas is the “other” city that never sleeps, and there are virtually unlimited things to do in Sin City 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Though you can have the time of your life in Las Vegas regardless of when you go, there are some events that you can plan your trip around that make a fantastic time even more memorable.

Dana Mecum’s Spring Classic Auction

There is no better way to indulge your passion for all things automotive than to take in a car show, and the late spring and summer months are the best time to do it. There’s nothing like hanging out with a few thousand of your best friends for the day, walking around a sea of jaw dropping classics and hot rods and feeling like the proverbial kid in the candy store.