Auctions

Wally’s Auction House will hold its inaugural New York auction, with more than $3 million worth of fine and rare wines, on November 13 at an exclusive dinner at the Whitney Museum of American Art...
After being out of print for almost four decades, the Zervos Picasso Catalogue —the authoritative reference on Pablo Picasso’s life work—will be available exclusively through Sotheby’s starting in...
During the weekend of the U.S. Formula 1 Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, Motostalgia will present a diverse range of 75 collector cars for auction, including several Formula 1 cars from different...
This unique 1929 Rolls-Royce Springfield Phantom I Brewster Ascot Phaeton will be offered as part of The Salon Collection during the 43rd annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Scottsdale,...
One of the most famous and iconic cars of both American and English society, a 1941 Cadillac Custom Limousine that was designed for the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, will be offered at RM Auctions and...
A collection of 270 Champagnes dating from 1914 to 2004 will make their debut on November 13, when Sotheby’s London auctions off Moët & Chandon’s Grand Vintage Collection. The bottles were...
This exquisitely restored 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing will be offered as part of The Salon Collection during the 43rd annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. The...
On the heels of a 1935 Alfa Romeo car driven by auto racing legend Tazio Nuvolari selling for a record $9.37 million, Motostalgia, one of the world’s premier luxury automobile auction companies, has...
RM Auctions, in association with Sotheby’s, is proud to announce one of the greatest and most prized of all Ferrari road racing cars, a 1964 250 LM Berlinetta , as the latest premier offering for its...
No one likes a nuisance.As proof, consider Canada geese. Their behavior is so bad it has even affected demand for original plates (prints made from engravings) of John James Audubon’s depiction of...
The Rolls Royce Phantom I was built in the 1920s as a replacement for the marque’s original Silver Ghost, but Umed Singh II, the maharaja of Kotah (India), envisioned something different for the...
Fresh on the heels of its record-breaking Monterey, California sale last month, RM Auctions is delighted to announce three new premiere offerings for its Art of the Automobile event, November 21 in...
Gooding & Company, official auction house of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance® and acclaimed for selling the world’s most significant and valuable collector cars, realized more than $53.7...
By selling coins and other collectibles that range from comic books to crystals to dinosaur skeletons, Heritage Auctions has risen into the upper echelon of the auction world. Whatever comes across...
Car enthusiasts are set to converge on the Monterey Peninsula in mid-August for nearly a week of concours, tours, vintage races, and auctions. While the main draws are the Pebble Beach Concours d’...
Calling all classic-car enthusiasts: For the first time, Barrett-Jackson has partnered with the Hot August Nights auto show in Reno to host a three-day auction, from August 8 to 10, of more than a...
Malcolm Barber is a 43-year veteran of the auction industry and a collector of cars and watches. He specialized in automobiles at Sotheby’s for 20 years, eventually ascending to the top of its...
Every oenophile, at one time or another, has purchased and consumed a less-than-stellar bottle of wine—one that perhaps was overrated or poorly produced. Jamie Ritchie, the CEO and president of...
The snow did not deter the faithful. The winter storm was a nuisance, but not worth canceling a trip to honor Dave Powers and John F. Kennedy. Born in Charlestown, Mass., Powers helped launch Kennedy...
Before Bonhams launched a series of fountain-pen auctions in the United States, the first of which was held in 2009, no major American house had ever hosted a recurring sale dedicated to writing...
Frank Pick believed that good art could be good for business. During his 32 years as an administrator for London’s public-transport system, from 1908 through 1940, Pick hired some of the period’s...
A Bugatti Type 46 that sold at auction last spring in Florida for just over $1 million will be back on the block May 25 in Italy. The 1930 “Petit Royale”—as the Type 46 is called, because it looks...
This year’s Naples Winter Wine Festival —anannual food-and-wine event to benefit underprivileged children in Collier County, Fla.—has an exceptional list of rare wines up for auction, and has...
It wasn’t long ago that Thomas Lecky, head specialist of Christie’s books and manuscripts department in New York, saw collectors adopting a comprehensive strategy—singling out a great author and...
For the pen collectors on your list this holiday season, you must first determine if they value vintage pens or contemporary, limited-edition releases. According to Ivan Briggs, the writing...
A collection of more than 500 bottles of newly released Krug Champagnes—which spans nearly 40 years’ worth of important vintages that have been stored in Krug’s Reims cellars since production—will be...
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts announced last weekit will divest its entire collection of the late artist’s work through Christie’s . The collection contains all known Warhol works...
When a 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Special Roadster sold for $9.68 million through RM Auctions during last year’s Pebble Beach car week, it became the most expensive Mercedes-Benz ever sold at auction...
Calvin and Hobbes creator Bill Watterson is the J.D. Salinger of comic-strip artists—worshipped by his fans and pathologically media-shy. So when Heritage Auctions offered an original Watterson...
When salvage diver Peter Lindberg discovered 162 bottles of Champagne that had been tucked away in the hull of a shipwrecked schooner in the cool waters of Finland’s Åland archipelago since the early...

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