Archive for 2012

Vintage Microcars for Auction at Auburn IN 2012

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

The following Vintage Microcars are set to be auctioned in Auburn IN during Labor Day weekend of August 31-Sept 2, 2012: click pics to go to detailed listings for cars,
AuctionsAmerica
and WorldWide both have a 10% Buyer’s Premium,
All buyer’s premiums are added to the “Hammer Price.”

AuctionsAmerica Lot 2158
1958 BMW Isetta
NOT SOLD on Friday, but now scheduled for Saturday? And this just in: Still NOT SOLD

AuctionsAmerica Lot 3061
1937 Handmade Bantam
sold $18,250

AuctionsAmerica Lot 3154
1957 Vespa 400 Euro spec
sold $17,500

AuctionsAmerica Lot 5134
1952 Crosley Hook & Ladder
sold $35,000

AuctionsAmerica Lot 4038
1958 BMW Isetta
sold $25,250

AuctionsAmerica Lot 5073
1958 BMW Isetta SW cabrio- this car has been for sale for many years, same photos NOT SOLD – what a surprise.

AuctionsAmerica Lot 5141
1960 Vespa 400
NOT SOLD

WorldWide Auctions Lot 163
1938 Bantam with trailer
sold for $28,000

BMW Isetta in 1996 film KALEIDOSCOPE

Sunday, August 26th, 2012

just a cameo in the film, but a bit of fun none-the-less, note that it is a British-built model, RHD etc.
Look to the bottom of the opening frame when the Isetta appears, is that red car a BOND?
tip of the hat to Joe Rodriguez for sending this along:

King Midgets in the NY Times

Saturday, August 18th, 2012

Nice little piece in the NY Times WHEELS section covering the 2012 King Midget Jamboree held recently in Pennsylvania.

Direct Link to Story

Text Only Link if the above one doesn’t work for you.

 

Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum up for Auction Feb 2013

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

I’ll just leave this here:

 More information on The Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum Auction

Jim Garbo featured in Daily Herald article

Monday, August 6th, 2012

Jim Garbo’s 1955 Messerschmitt KR200 that has been in his family since 1959.

Jim Garbo, club member from Franksville WI, was featured in a nice article in the Chicago Daily Herald.
His 1955 Messerschmitt KR200 was recently part of the Barrington Concours d’Elegance.
Read the article: CLICK HERE

Vintage Microcars for Auction at Monterey CA 2012

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Results : The following Vintage Microcars were auctioned in Monterey CA during the weekend of August 16-19, 2012:
click pics to go to detailed listings for cars- prices shown are HAMMER prices.

note that ALL BONHAMS sales under $100,000 will have a 15% Buyer’s Premium added!
RM Auctions and Russo & Steele both have a 10% Buyer’s Premium,
while MECUM has a 6% Buyer’s Premium.
All buyer’s premiums are added to the “Hammer Price.”

Bonhams Lot 413
1967 FIAT 500F
sold $8000

Bonhams Lot 444
1960 FIAT 600 Jolly
sold $72,000

Bonhams Lot 460
1956 Citröen 2CV
NOT SOLD

RMAuctions Lot 204
1967 FIAT 500F
sold $37,500

MECUM Lot F43
1968 FIAT 500 has both 37K miles AND 59K actual miles!
sold $13,500

MECUM Lot F76
1957 BMW Isetta 300
NOT SOLD

MECUM Lot T95
1948 Crosley Woody Wagon
NOT SOLD

MECUM Lot T106
1959 FIAT 500 Jolly
sold $62,500

 

MECUM Lot T109
1958 Goggomobil TS400
sold $26,000

MECUM Lot T124
1961 Citroen 2CV
sold $14,500
now on eBay by a dealer for $35K!

MECUM Lot T159 1970 Bianchina Panoramica
sold $17,500

MECUM Lot T204 1971 FIAT 500 w/650 engine
sold $9250

MECUM Lot T222
1961 Messerschmitt KR200
“rare FMR model” ??? wtf?
sold $23,000

Russo & Steele Lot 2012
1957 BMW Isetta
NOT SOLD

Russo & Steele Lot 2128
1958 BMW 600
sold $27,500

Russo & Steel Lot 2169
1959 FIAT 600 Jolly
sold $70,000

Russo & Steele Lot 2183
1959 Autobianchi Bianchina
sold $32,000

Russo & Steele Lot 2189
1959 Autobianchi Bianchina
sold $37,000


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