Tag: 1953

Lance Miller to Sell Several Collectible Corvettes at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale Auction

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Earlier this year, the first 2014 Corvette Stingray was auctioned off at the annual Barrett-Jackson auction. Now comes word that three very special Corvettes from the very distant past – plus a rare collectible – will be on the block at Barrett-Jackson on Jan. 18, 2014 in Scottsdale, Ariz. The four Corvettes all come from […]

  Comments | By - December 18, 2013

1953 Corvette #254 Headed to this Weekend’s Classic Car Auction at the National Corvette Museum

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With only 300 Corvettes made in the first year of production in 1953, not many of these historic treasures ever cross the auction block in a single year. But this weekend could be your chance to own one as the 254th Corvette ever made will be up for auction at the first-ever Hartland Auctions sale

  Comments | By - July 10, 2013

Happy Birthday Corvette! America’s Favorite Sports Car Turns 60

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In the early 1950′s, Harley Earl, GM’s head of styling, envisioned a low-cost American sports car that could compete with Europe’s Jaguar, MG and Ferrari. Codenamed “Opel”, the very first prototype made its debut in January 1953 at the GM Motorama show at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City. The great reviews and pubic

  Comments | By - July 1, 2013

Mecum’s Spring Indy Event Delivers on Second Gen Corvettes

Dana Mecum’s spectacular annual Spring Indy Auction is now history and though the auction set pricing records with two Mustangs that sold for over a million dollars each, it was more of a “mixed bag” when it came to Corvettes. It was really no surprise to see the 200 quality Corvettes Mecum uncovered and offered

  Comments | By - May 22, 2013

Corvette Auction Preview: The Don Davis Collection at RM Auctions

Sometimes you can have too much of a good thing. At least that’s the way Don Davis of Fort Worth, Texas looks at his eclectic collection of cars. “I’m reducing my collection,” Davis told a reporter for the Star-Telegram. “It’s just too much trouble to take care of them.” As a result, Davis has decided

  Comments | By - April 16, 2013

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