CHANGE DUE TO CURRENT CIRCUMSTANCES SURROUNDING
COVID-19 VIRUS PANDEMIC
AUCTION WILL REMAIN A LIVE EVENT
OVER 240 CARS AND WIDE SELECTION OF COLLECTIBLES
OFFERED ALMOST ENTIRELY WITHOUT RESERVE
BLENHEIM, ONTARIO, CANADA – April 3, 2020 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – Due to current circumstances surrounding the global COVID-19 virus pandemic, RM Sotheby’s has postponed its live auction of The Elkhart Collection to 23–24 October 2020. The private collection sale was originally scheduled to take place on 1–2 May at the collection site in Elkhart, Indiana. The sale will remain a live auction event, held at the collection location.
RM Sotheby’s has already received significant collector interest in the Elkhart Collection and the team looks forward to seeing clients at the auction on the new dates. In the meantime, RM Sotheby’s team of car specialists and dedicated client services associates are available to address inquiries on the hundreds of lots on offer.
Offered almost entirely without reserve, the single-owner collection has tremendous breadth and depth, covering a wide range of time periods, marques, and categories across the collector car market from Brass Era and pre-war Classics through to modern supercars. Beyond the 240+ cars, the collection includes more than 30 motorcycles, a wooden triple-cockpit boat, an assortment of trucks, trailers, and equipment, alongside memorabilia such as children’s pedal cars, neon signs, and a variety of ephemera and collectibles appealing to automotive collectors.
The complete digital catalogue for The Elkhart Collection, comprising all lots, will be released in the coming weeks. An updated list of cars offered from the Collection is currently available for viewing at rmsothebys.com.
While live auctions are on hold, RM Sotheby’s is equipped to continue to assist clients outside of the auction room, offering a range of additional services including online only auctions via RM Online Only, a proven platform which provides an effective means of conducting business both during and outside this challenging period. Further, RM Sotheby’s continues to advise clients on private sale opportunities through RM Private Sales, and to provide financing solutions with RM Financial Services.
RM Sotheby’s is monitoring the global situation as it continues to change daily in order to determine its auction schedule beyond May 2020. Additional information on RM Sotheby’s services and upcoming auctions is available at rmsothebys.com.
- RM Sotheby’s presentation of The Elkhart Collection was announced in January 2020. The two-day sale was originally scheduled for 1-2 May 2020.
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RM Sotheby’s is the world’s largest collector car auction house by total sales. With 40 years of proven results in the collector car industry, RM’s vertically integrated range of services, from auctions and private sales 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. RM Sotheby’s is currently responsible for six of the top ten most valuable motor cars ever sold at auction. 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 rmsothebys.com.
Source: RM Sotheby’s