Great Cars Available…Get It Before It's Gone. Check the date of the post. If it is a few weeks old, it is probably too late.

By

Hide your wallet, it is auction time in Monterey.

Every year, those who are truly passionate about the collector car hobby either descend on the Monterey Peninsula or are glued to the computer monitor or TV to watch the action at the auctions live. All of the best auction houses are represented and the competition for top offerings in keen. You’ll see great cars at  Goodings, RM Auctions, Mecum, and Christies. I am sure I left out a few. RM AuctionThere are plenty of cars in all price brackets so don’t think this is just for the Gulfstream IV set. We decided to take a break at offering you new featured cars with so many available in California. What we will do is try as best we can to report on sales. We’ll be a bit specific, and show you auction results on cars that we would typically feature on Mint. So there will be that eclectic mix that our readers like so much.

Let’s start with a look at the RM Auction Catalog (click on the cover). There is an enormous amount of information on the 500+ offerings at RM. Each description has an auction estimate and hopefully we can fill in with the final hammer price as the week progresses. Now on to some auction results from Mecum…

Mecum always has a good mix of affordable and outragious cars at any of their auctions. But at Monterey, we think they do search out a fair amount of imported and sports cars. So their tagline “Muscle Cars and More…” is true here. Click on each image for a larger size.

1970 Ford Bronco V8

1970 Ford Bronco V8 SOLD at $25,000

 

1969 Jaguar

1969 Jaguar SOLD at $39,000

 

1947 Dodge Power Wagon

1947 Dodge Power Wagon SOLD at $20,000

 

1954 Chrysler Town & Country

1954 Chrysler Town & Country Not Sold at $32,000

 

1957 Volkswagen Beetle Sedan

1957 Volkswagen Beetle Sedan SOLD at $16,000

 

1951 Chevrolet La Carrera Racer

1951 Chevrolet La Carrera Racer SOLD at $15,000 Bargain!

 

1986 Jeep Wagoneer

1986 Jeep Wagoneer SOLD at $26,500

 

1975 Toyota Land Cruiser

1975 Toyota Land Cruiser SOLD at $20,000

 

1972 Porsche 911T Targa

1972 Porsche 911T Targa SOLD at $38,500

 

 

 

 

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *