Renowned Automotive Pre-war Specialist Evan Ide Joins RM Sotheby’s

240612 Renowned Automotive Pre-war Specialist Evan Ide Joins RM Sotheby’s [678]

Author, historian, restorer, and car specialist, Evan Ide, joins RM Sotheby’s, adding to its network of specialist experts around the globe.

BLENHEIM, CANADA – June 12, 2024 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – RM Sotheby’s is thrilled to welcome pre-war specialist Evan Ide to its global team of specialists. With over 20 years experience in the industry, Ide is recognized worldwide as a leading authority in early classic cars, a level of expertise that will greatly benefit the hobby and our clients. Holding a honors degree in fine art from the University of New Hampshire, Ide’s impressive career includes roles as Curator of the Larz Anderson Auto Museum in Brookline, Massachusetts, as well as the authorship of several automotive books and publications, including contribution to “The Stewardship of Historically Important Automobiles”. He advises several major museum collections and has served as guest lecturer at prestigious venues including the Royal Automobile Club, the Blackhawk Museum, and the Simeone Foundation.

An automotive historian, author, restorer, and coming most recently from Bonhams, Ide’s unique and knowledgeable perspective has been highly valued within the collecting hobby for years. He has acted in various advisory roles, including serving on the selection committee for the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Ide’s restoration and conservation work focuses on pre-WWI automobiles with many projects earning top accolades at concours events globally.

“At RM Sotheby’s, our biggest strength is our team, and adding top talent like Evan Ide to our network of specialists is a great benefit for both RM Sotheby’s and our clients. Evan’s experience and profound understanding of early cars greatly expands our knowledge base, and as we remain committed to offering the very best advice to our clients, whether buying or selling, we are certain Evan will be a tremendous asset.” –  Gord Duff, Global Head of Auctions, RM Sotheby’s.

About RM Sotheby’s

RM Sotheby’s is the world’s largest collector car auction house by total sales. With over 40 years of proven results in the collector car industry, RM’s vertically integrated range of services, from auctions (live and online) 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 eight of the top ten most valuable motor cars ever sold at auction.

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