The Rarest, Expensive Classic & Vintage Cars Sold At Auction

The Rarest, Expensive Classic & Vintage Cars Sold At Auction

The Rarest, Expensive Classic & Vintage Cars Sold At Auction $BID, $RACE  1962 SHELBY 260 COBRA “CSX 2000”, $13.750-M Also known as the CSX 2000, the 1962 Shelby 260 Cobra is the very 1st Shelby Cobra by legendary designer and driver Carroll Shelby. Many believe it to be the most important American sports car in history. […]

da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi” to Action at Christie’s NY in November

da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi” to Action at Christie’s NY in November

da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi” to Action at Christie’s NY in November The last privately owned Leonardo da Vinci painting, 1 of fewer than 20 by the Renaissance artist known to still exist is hitting the auction block, Christie’s announced Tuesday. “Salvator Mundi,” an ethereal portrait of Jesus Christ which dates to about 1500, is expected […]

Alrosa Finds Giant Gem Quality Pink Diamond

Alrosa Finds Giant Gem Quality Pink Diamond

Alrosa Finds Giant Gem Quality Pink Diamond MCX:ALRS, $BID Russia’s Alrosa (MCX:ALRS), the world’s #1 diamond producer by output in carats, has unearthed 27.85-carat Pink precious stone the company believes could be the most expensive it has ever found. Alrosa is trying to decide on whether to sell this Pink stone as a rough diamond, or cut […]

Ferrari F2001, s/n 211, to Auction at Sotheby’s New York

Ferrari F2001, s/n 211, to Auction at Sotheby’s New York

Ferrari F2001, s/n 211, to Auction at Sotheby’s New York $RACE, $BID In a landmark moment for the partnership, Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) is delighted to announce the addition of a 2001 Ferrari F2001 curated by RM Sotheby’s in the Contemporary Art Evening Auction on 16 November in New York. Unveiled during Sotheby’s Hong Kong Autumn Sales […]

The Top 5 Ferraris (NYSE:RACE) Sold at Auction

The Top 5 Ferraris (NYSE:RACE) Sold at Auction

The Top 5 Ferraris (NYSE:RACE) Sold at Auction $RACE A LaFerrari Aperta set a new record as the most expensive modern car to be auctioned, but Golden Era cars beat it hands down. On 9 September 2017, Ferrari made history when #210 of its 2017 LaFerrari Aperta (pictured above) sold for $10-M (for charity) the highest […]

The Special Edition LaFerrari Aperta Hammers for $10-M at Fiorano

The Special Edition LaFerrari Aperta Hammers for $10-M at Fiorano

The Special Edition LaFerrari Aperta Hammers for $10-M at Fiorano $RACE, $BID The $10-M LaFerrari Aperta in Rosso Fuoco w/Bianco Italia double racing stripe livery pictured above hammered for $10-M. Saturday night at RM Sotheby’s Maranello (Fiorano) auction someone bought the sold out Ferrari-one-cannot-buy. The last built for Charity s/n 210 Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta sold for […]

Ferrari’s (RACE:RACE) 1-Off LaFerrari Aperta Built for Charity Auction

Ferrari’s (RACE:RACE) 1-Off LaFerrari Aperta Built for Charity Auction

Ferrari’s (RACE:RACE) 1-Off LaFerrari Aperta Built for Charity Auction $RACE, $BID Recently, I learned that Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) building LaFerrari Aperta Special Edition 1-off s/n 210 eto be auctioned off for charity this month in Italy The HyperSupercar to be the last LaFerrari produced has been revealed. It features a 1 of 1 livery consisting of a metallic […]

Collectors Spent $327-M on Vintage & Classic Cars this Weekend

Collectors Spent $327-M on Vintage & Classic Cars this Weekend

Collectors Spent $327-M on Vintage & Classic Cars this Weekend $BID High priced car sales come in stronger than experts expected That’s the takeaway after 4 days of vintage and classic car auctions during Monterey Car Week. Across 6 companies, preliminary numbers show sales totaling $327-M at Pebble Beach at the weekend, down 3% from last year […]

Top Vintage & Classic Cars on Auction at Pebble Beach

Top Vintage & Classic Cars on Auction at Pebble Beach

Top Vintage & Classic Cars on Auction at Pebble Beach $BID, $RACE If you are a true Vintage and Classic Car buff, this may be your year. Official estimates for the Pebble Beach automobile auctions this week have set sales totals at $290-M, that down 14% since Y 2016. It’s the 3rd consecutive decliner since […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Marks 70th Anni at Pebble Beach

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Marks 70th Anni at Pebble Beach

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Marks 70th Anni at Pebble Beach $RACE, $BID One up and coming event that Ferrari fans should not miss is the Monterey Car Week that will run through the week of 18 August. This is because the iconic Italian Supercar maker will be bringing 70 historic models to the Key event at Pebble […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is in a Festive Mode

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is in a Festive Mode

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is in a Festive Mode $RACE, $BID Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is in festival mode: Y 2017 is the Maranello outfit 70th Anni. The LaFerrari Aperta is the model that symbolizes the world most iconic brand’s milestone and it was part of the convoy during the 6th Edition of the Ferrari Cavalcade. If you are hearing about this […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Auction Planned for Maranello 70th Anni Celebration

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Auction Planned for Maranello 70th Anni Celebration

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Auction Planned for Maranello 70th Anni Celebration $RACE, $BID RMSotheby’s (NYSE:BID) points out it has sold more Ferraris than any other auction house and has offered  of the Top 10 most valuable Ferraris ever sold publicly. The most expensive Ferrari sold through RM Sotheby’s was a 1956 290 MM previously owned by legendary […]

Pink Star Diamond Posts World Record Price at $71.2-M

Pink Star Diamond Posts World Record Price at $71.2-M

Pink Star Diamond Posts World Record Price at $71.2-M $BID The largest, most perfect Pink diamond to have ever been offered at auction has sold for $71.2-M at a Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) event Tuesday in Hong Kong, setting a new world record for any diamond or jewel, according to the auction house. Described as one of “the earth’s […]

Global Art Auction Sales Fall, Private Treaty Transactions Flourish

Global Art Auction Sales Fall, Private Treaty Transactions Flourish

Global Art Auction Sales Fall, Private Treaty Transactions Flourish $BID The global art market contracted for the 2nd year running in Y 2016, falling to the lowest marks since the financial crisis as economic and political volatility weighed on auction sales. Sales of art and antiques dropped 11% to $56.6-B, according to a report released […]

Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID)Auction House Opens Dubai Office

Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID)Auction House Opens Dubai Office

Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) Auction House Opens Dubai Office $BID The opening follows a 30% increase in buyers from the Middle East in the last 5 years Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) has officially opened a new Dubai gallery and office to cater to its growing Middle East customer base. The opening of the new unit, based in Dubai International […]

RM Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) Amelia Island Classic Car Auction Report

RM Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) Amelia Island Classic Car Auction Report

RM Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) Amelia Island Classic Car Auction Report $BID At the weekend, the RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance sale posts a record $70.9-M in sales, the highest in its history RM Sotheby’s, the world’s largest auction house for investment-quality vehicles, reinforced its clear market leadership this past weekend by generating an outstanding $70.9% […]

A Klimt Sells for $59-M at Record-breaking London Art Auction

A Klimt Sells for $59-M at Record-breaking London Art Auction

A Klimt Sells for $59-M at Record-breaking London Art Auction $BID A painting of flowers by Gustav Klimt sold in London for GBP48-M (US$59-M), a record for a work by the Austrian artist and the 3rd-highest price for any work sold at auction in Europe, Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) said Thursday. Described in the auction catalog as […]

This Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is 1 of It’s Greatest Supercars

This Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is 1 of It’s Greatest Supercars

This Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is 1 of It’s Greatest Supercars $RACE, $BID The very rare F50 is among the wildest cars to emerge from Maranello the 1990’s. The incredible 1995 Ferrari F50 is aa 520-hp, 4,698 cc V12 engine connected to a 6-speed manual transmission with the iconic gated shifter and is a mean machine. Liveried in […]

Giant Oil & Gas Companies Qualify to Bid for Iran Resources

Giant Oil & Gas Companies Qualify to Bid for Iran Resources

Giant Oil & Gas Companies Qualify to Bid for Iran Resources $TOT, $RDS.A, $RDS.B, $E, $OZGBY, $SLB Iran’s Oil Ministry has published list of 29 international companies qualified to bid for Crude Oil and Nat Gas projects following the lifting of sanctions under a landmark Nuclear accord. The list published on the ministry’s website Monday […]

A Special LaFerrari Hammered for $7-M at the Finali Mondiali

A Special LaFerrari Hammered for $7-M at the Finali Mondiali

A Special LaFerrari Hammered for $7-M at the Finali Mondiali $RACE, $BID Saturday night, at Daytona International Speedway, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) held a special event at the Ferrari Finali Mondiali weekend. Sotheby RM Auctions (NYSE:BID) presided of the auction of a special version of the LaFerarri that hammered for $7-M. The money raised will go towards […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Auction Last LaFerrari for Charity

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Auction Last LaFerrari for Charity

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Auction Last LaFerrari for Charity $RACE, $BID Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) will auction off the last LaFerrari Supercar made to raise money for earthquake relief in Central Italy, the iconic carmaker announced Tuesday. Just 499 coupes were planned, but Ferrari decided to make 1 more, as a gift to its home country. The car, […]

Kirkland Lake Gold Rebuffs Gold Field’s (NYSE:GFI) $1-4-B Offer

Kirkland Lake Gold Rebuffs Gold Field’s (NYSE:GFI) $1-4-B Offer

Kirkland Lake Gold Rebuffs Gold Field’s (NYSE:GFI) $1-4-B Offer $GFI, $KGILF, $NMKTF, $SSRI This week, South Africa’s Gold Fields (NYSE: GFI) the world’s 7th-largest bullion producer withdrew an joint offer with Silver Standard Resources (NASDAQ:SSRI) to buy Kirkland Lake Gold (OTCMKT:KGILF) after the Canadian miner rejected the bid. Gold Fields (a Johannesburg-based company) said it […]

Art News: One Week of Sales at Sotheby’s Totals $752.3 Million

Art News: One Week of Sales at Sotheby’s Totals $752.3 Million

Art News: One Week of Sales at Sotheby’s Totals $752.3 Million $BID Tad Smith, Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) President & CEO, commented: “Beginning with the Bowie sales in London, continuing with the Impressionist and Modern evening and day sales in New York, adding the Geneva jewelry sale performance, and ending with the Contemporary evening and day sales […]

Sotheby’s Auctioning the square-cut “Sky Blue” Diamond in Geneva

Sotheby’s Auctioning the square-cut “Sky Blue” Diamond in Geneva

Sotheby’s Auctioning the square-cut “Sky Blue” Diamond in Geneva $BID Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) is auctioning the square-cut “Sky Blue” Diamond set in a ring by Cartier that is expected to fetch up to $25-M, plus 2 centuries-old diamond jewels dating back to Russia’s imperial court. The auction house says the 8.01-carat stone with a top-rank Fancy […]

The 1st Chinese Imperial Firearm Hammered for $2.5-M in London

The 1st Chinese Imperial Firearm Hammered for $2.5-M in London

The 1st Chinese Imperial Firearm Hammered for $2.5-M in London $BID The 1st Chinese firearm with an imperial reign mark ever to be offered at auction sold for $2.5-M, the auction house Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID)London announced Wednesday. The gun, a brilliantly designed and exquisitely crafted musket, produced in imperial workshops was created for the Qianlong Emperor […]

Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) to Launch its 1st UAE Office in Dubai this Year

Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) to Launch its 1st UAE Office in Dubai this Year

Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) to Launch its 1st UAE Office in Dubai this Year $BID Sotheby’s, which has offices in Doha, Istanbul, Egypt, Lebanon and Mumbai, is hiring staff for its office in Dubai International auction house Sotheby’s plans to open its 1st gallery in Dubai as part of efforts to capitalize on demand for Middle Eastern […]

Disney (NYSE:DIS) Mulling a Bid for Twitter (NYSE:TWTR)

Disney (NYSE:DIS) Mulling a Bid for Twitter (NYSE:TWTR)

Disney (NYSE:DIS) Mulling a Bid for Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) $DIS, $TWTR, $BAC, $FB, $CRM, $BAC The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) is working with a financial adviser to evaluate a possible bid for Twitter Inc.(NYSE:TWTR), according to people familiar with the matter. After receiving interest in discussing a deal, Twitter has started a process to evaluate a […]

Ferrari’s Command the Highest Prices in the Classic Car Market

Ferrari’s Command the Highest Prices in the Classic Car Market

Ferrari’s Command the Highest Prices in the Classic Car Market A 1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder is shown shown above during the Gooding & Co. auction at the weekend in Pebble Beach, California The car sold for $18.15-M in the weekend’s 3rd-highest sale. Also, a 1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Competizione Coupe also from […]

The 1,109-carat Diamond, “Lesedi La Rona” on Auction in London, No Sale

The 1,109-carat Diamond, “Lesedi La Rona” on Auction in London, No Sale

The 1,109-carat Diamond, “Lesedi La Rona” on Auction in London, No Sale $BID, $LUC A now famous 3-billion-year-old diamond the size of a tennis ball found by Canada’s Lucara Diamond (TSX:LUC) last year failed to sell a Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) Wednesday in London. The highest bid of $61-M did not meet the reserve selling price. The giant 1,109-carat […]

A Jean-Michel Basquiat Hammered for a Record $57-M

A Jean-Michel Basquiat Hammered for a Record $57-M

A Jean-Michel Basquiat Hammered for a Record $57-M $BID The art world just witnessed a groundbreaking auction record earlier last May when an untitled piece by Jean-Michel Basquiat sold at Christie’s for $57.3-M. Given Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) “limited” Impressionist and Modern art sale the night before, with 21 out of 62 lots left unsold, there were […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Classiche Separates the Real from the Pretenders

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Classiche Separates the Real from the Pretenders

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Classiche Separates the Real from the Pretenders $RACE For the last decade + Ferrari Classiche has been doing Tier 1 restorations and vehicle authentications on the iconic company’s vintage and classic cars. As it turns out there are fake Ferraris in the market since the prices have escalated into the multi-millions of dollars. […]

Tips on How to Sell Your Million/s Dollar Vintage or Classic Car

Tips on How to Sell Your Million/s Dollar Vintage or Classic Car

Tips on How to Sell Your Million/s Dollar Vintage or Classic Car $BID Each and every year since 1971 hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of classic and vintage collector cars find new homes via the world’s prestigious auctions and private treaty transactions. This year sales predictions this year are cautiously optimistic. But, no matter […]

“Oppenheimer Blue” Diamond Hammered for $57.5-M at Christie’s

“Oppenheimer Blue” Diamond Hammered for $57.5-M at Christie’s

“Oppenheimer Blue” Diamond Hammered for $57.5-M at Christie’s A 14.6-carat blue diamond auctioned at Christie’s in Geneva for $57.5-M, including fees, becoming the most expensive diamond ever auctioned. Christie’s amended the final sale price late Wednesday night. The stone, called the “Oppenheimer Blue,” followed a record-high jewelry sale by Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) Tuesday, which totaled $175-M, the […]

Bellissima! The Italian Automotive Renaissance, 1945‒1975

Bellissima! The Italian Automotive Renaissance, 1945‒1975

Bellissima! The Italian Automotive Renaissance, 1945‒1975 $RACE 50 years ago, in Y 1966, Lamborghini introduced a low, sleek, mid-engine  supercar called the Miura. Considered groundbreaking when it was introduced because of its transversely-mounted mid-engine (sidewinder) layout, the vehicle garnered a lots of orders despite being shown only as a rolling chassis a year earlier at […]

The Last Ferrari Spyder NART To Auction In May

The Last Ferrari Spyder NART To Auction In May

The Last Ferrari Spyder NART To Auction In May $BID There were just 10 Ferrari 275  Spyder NART’s built at the factory. This car was the last one build, and the only one sold new in Europe. Originally the car was painted Grigio Scuro (a medium grey). It has been redone in a muted Red, […]