On 25 September, RM Sotheby’s concluded its time-based, Online Only auction of The Mitosinka Collection, featuring 31 vintage motor cars and more than 400 lots of automobilia, collectibles, and ephemera—all offered without reserve.
The culmination of a lifetime of dedicated collecting and curation by Dennis Mitosinka, the collection generated $1,819,225 in total sales. Bidders participated in the auction from no less than 32 countries, with 41 percent representing first-time RM clientele. The top sale slot was snagged by a 1937 Cord 812 Supercharged Phaeton at $170,500. An original factory-supercharged example, the CCCA Full Classic boasts a well-presented older restoration with excellent history and goes to its next caretaker equipped with a very rare Cord accessory dashboard compass. Taking the top second and third top sale slots were a 1929 Stutz Sport Custom at $121,000 and a 1933 Delage D8/15 S Cabriolet at $99,000.