IMPORTANT NOTICE: RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island Auction Moved to Friday, March 9 at 3:00 pm

  • RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island sale moves to Friday, 9 March at 3pm ET due to inclement weather forecast for Sunday
  • Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance moves to Saturday, 10 March at 9:30 am ET
  • Official auction of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance features 102 motor cars and selection of memorabilia
  • Auction preview opens Thursday, 8 March at 10:00 am ET and Friday, 9 March at 9:00 am ET
  • Complete event details available at www.rmsothebys.com

AMELIA ISLAND, FL – March 7, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –  RM Sotheby’s has announced that its 20th annual Amelia Island sale will now take place on Friday, 9 March at 3:00 pm ET. With a strong chance of heavy precipitation forecast for Sunday, the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance has been moved to Saturday, 10 March (9:30 am – 5:00 pm ET).

RM Sotheby’s returns to the Ritz-Carlton, 8-9 March for its 20th sale as the official auction of the esteemed Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. The 2018 sale features 102 motor cars and five lots of fascinating collectibles catering to collectors across the market with the best of all categories—from tremendous Brass Era motor cars, to the most alluring American and European Classics, the very best of post-war sports, touring, and GT cars, as well as high-performance modern supercars.

EVENT DETAILS

Sale: Friday, March 9 – Auction begins at 3:00 pm ET (will run approx. 4-5 hours)
Preview: Thursday, March 8 – 10:00 am – 8:00 pm EST
  Friday, March 9 – 9:00 am – 3:00 pm EST
Location: The Ritz-Carlton, 4750 Amelia Island Parkway, Amelia Island, FL
Admission Auction admission is limited to registered bidders, consignors and approved media and guests only. Bidder registration is $300 and includes an official auction catalogue and admission for two to the preview and auction. Admission to preview hours is open to the public free of charge.
Digital Catalogue: http://bit.ly/2C83P1z

View complete event details and all lots set for RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island sale at www.rmsothebys.com.

STAR CARS

RM Sotheby's Amelia Island - 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB by Scaglietti Patrick Ernzen ©2015 Courtesy of RM Auctions

1966 Ferrari 275 GTB: One of approximately 58 long-nose, torque-tube, triple-carburetor, steel-bodied examples. Retains its original chassis, engine, gearbox and is finished in its original colors of Rosso Rubino over Nero (Est. $2,200,000 – $2,500,000).

RM Sotheby's Amelia Island - 1993 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 3.8 Patrick Ernzen ©2017 Courtesy of RM Sotheby's

Exclusively Porsche – The 964 Collection: A group of 11 exceptional, limited-production Porsche 911 Type 964 specials (and one 930) offered from a single owner and avid Porsche enthusiast. The collection is led by a one-of-55 1993 911 Carrera RS 3.8 showing less than 7,000 km from new (Est. $1,250,000 – $1,500,000).

RM Sotheby's Amelia Island - 1930 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A S Boattail Cabriolet by Castagna ©2018 Courtesy of RM Sotheby's

1930 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A S Boattail Cabriolet: Among the most famous Isotta Fraschinis, this particular car is known as “The Grey Goddess”. With known history back to the 1930s, it wears an immaculate, concours award-winning restoration (Est. $1,200,000 – $1,400,000).

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About RM Sotheby’s

RM Sotheby’s is the world’s largest auction house for investment-quality automobiles. With more than 35 years’ experience in the collector car industry, RM’s vertically integrated range of services, from private treaty sales and auctions (including both RM Sotheby’s and RM Auctions events) to estate planning and financial services, coupled with an expert team of car specialists and an international footprint, provide an unsurpassed level of service to the global collector car market. In February 2015, RM formed a strategic partnership with Sotheby’s, uniting the two companies for the full calendar of future automobile auctions. For further information, visit www.rmsothebys.com.

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