RM Sotheby's

RM Sotheby’s (formerly RM Auctions) is the largest auction house in the world specialising in collector cars. As market leaders, since their foundation in 1976 they have transformed the global market for automobile auctions, raising their status to premium events to compare with auctions of fine art. In February 2015, RM Auctions formed a strategic partnership with Sotheby’s to become RM Sotheby’s.

They host auctions across North America and Europe, attracting buyers and sellers from around the world, representing over 60 countries. The locations of their American auctions span the United States and include Monterey, California; Hershey, Pennsylvania; Phoenix, Arizona; Detroit, Michigan; and Amelia Island, Florida. Since 2007, RM Sotheby’s has held sales in Europe, in locations ranging from London to Maranello. Their European calendar now includes auctions in Monaco during the weekend of the Grand Prix de Monaco, and at Retromobile week, Paris.

RM Sotheby’s employs the world’s largest team of dedicated car specialists, who combine over 530 years of experience in buying, selling, racing, and restoring prestige automobiles. RM holds four of the top ten all-time records for the most valuable motor cars to be sold at auction.

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Record-breaking sales for Porsche at RM Sotheby's
RM Sotheby's sale on 7th September, featured a record-setting single-owner Porsche collection along side their stellar lot of the sale, an Aston Martin DB4GT.
Le Mans-winning Jaguar D-Type most expensive British automobile ever be sold at auction
A Le Mans-winning Jaguar D-Type became the most expensive British automobile to ever be sold at auction, as the model reached a staggering £16.63 million ($21.78 million) at RM Sotheby's on 19th August, 2016.
Over 90 collectable cars at RM Sotheby's 18th Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance sale
RM Sotheby's, the largest collector car auction house, will be celebrating their 18th annual sale at the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance on 12th with a catalogue of over 90 blue-chip collector cars.
Mercedes-Benz 540 K Special Roadster set to sell for $10 million at RM Sotheby's Arizona Biltmore auction
RM Sotheby's, the world's largest auction house for investment-quality automobiles is set to lift the gavel on some 149 hand-selected motor cars from some of the world's most iconic automotive marques when its 17th annual Arizona sale returns to Phoenix, January 28-29.
2015: A golden year for auction records
Now is the time to close the auction season for 2015, and look back on a year of incredible new records.

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1950 Ford Custom Deluxe Crestliner
Specifications:\n100bhp, 239.4 cu. in. L-head V8 engine, two-barrel carburetor, three-speed manual transmission, front coil and rear semi-elliptic spring suspension, solid rear axle, four-wheel drum brakes. Wheelbase: 114"\n\nThe first all-new designs to emerge from Ford following the Second World War did not appear until 1949. With clean, simple lines integrating the fenders with the body and accented by a dramatic and artful bullet nose grille, they were a complete departure from the 1948 models or anything prior.\n\nIntroduced in 1950, the Custom Deluxe Crestliner two-door sedan was Ford’s top-of-the-line offering. Advertisements of the day declared that the Crestliner was “an answer for those who want to combine the smart styling of a fine sports car with the practical advantages and economy of a conventional Ford Tudor Sedan”.\n\nAvailable in only two color combinations, Coronation Red Metallic and Black or Sportsman’s Green and Black, it was Ford’s only two-tone vehicle in the lineup. In addition to an L-head V8 engine, the Crestliner had several features exclusive to the model including a specially designed, gold-finished Crestliner name-plate on the front fenders, a durable vinyl top, an internally lit hood ornament, an abundance of chrome trim pieces, a special steering wheel, unique chromed wheel covers with a concentric ring of circles and rear three-rib fender skirts. The Crestliner was only offered for two model years and in 1950 only 8,703 examples were built, which accounted for just 1% of Ford’s total production that year.\n\nThe Coronation Red Metallic over Black Ford Crestliner offered here is a California black plate car and the recipient of a complete ground-up restoration. All the brightwork was replaced or re-plated as necessary, the top vinyl was correctly redone and the paint was professionally applied. The engine bay is highly presentable and sports an abundance of period correct hardware. The interior, with its clock, radio, heater and driver’s side spotlight, was given the same level of attention as the rest of the car during restoration and whenever possible, original pieces were retained. Accompanying the vehicle is the original window sticker and the original bill of sale. Having just completed a thorough mechanical inspection, which prompted the servicing of the brake system, the Crestliner is currently in impressive mechanical condition and ready to be enjoyed.\n\nChassis no. BOCH170475 RM Sotheby's
Michele Conti - The 1958 Ferrari 250 TR, 1985
An original and stunning scratchbuilt, one off example, 1:10th scale Michele Conti model of the classic and sought after 1958 Ferrari 250 TR. This example was built in 1985, is set to a solid wood base and comes with a certificate of authentication\n\nITALIANTEXT\n\nMICHELE CONTI – LA FERRARI 250 TR DEL 1958, 1985\n\nUn esemplare unico in scala 1:10 della classica é richiestissima Ferrari 250 TR del 1958. Questo esemplare fu costruito nel 1985; è montato su una solida base in legno e viene fornito con certificato d’autenticità. RM Sotheby's
Acme Tow Truck Scale Model
25x12x9 inches.\nNumbered 47 of a limited number of 275 examples by Retro 1-2-3, this Acme Tow Truck is no longer in production. Based on a vintage Holmes Wrecker, it is rendered in 1:8 scale and features fired-on graphics, authentic sliding pocket doors, a two-tone finish, pin striping and a double boom.\nAs-new condition, carefully displayed by current owner. RM Sotheby's
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Canada
One Classic Car Drive
Blenheim, Ontario
N0P 1A0 Canada
T: +1 519 352 4575
United Kingdom
46a Carnaby Street
London,
W1F 9PS United Kingdom
T: +44 (0) 20 7851 7070
India
5536 County Rd. 11A
Auburn, Indiana
46706 United States
T: +1 260 927 9797
California, USA
9510 West Jefferson Boulevard
Culver City, California
90232 United States
T: +1 310 559 4575
Germany
Dorotheenstr. 65C
22301 Hamburg,
Germany
T: +49 (0) 40 441 95 737
Florida
7668 SW Jack James Drive
Stuart, Florida
34997 United States
T: +1 954 566 2209