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WHY CONSIGN WITH RM SOTHEBY'S


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 (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 six of the top ten most valuable motor cars ever sold at auction.

  • #1 auction house globally by total value of cars sold in the past six consecutive years (20142019)
  • #1 globally in number of cars sold greater than $1,000,000 in the past six consecutive years (20142019)
  • #1 globally in number of cars sold greater than $250,000 in the past six consecutive years (20142019)
  • #1 globally in auction sales totals for key marques including Ferrari, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, and Aston Martin
  • #1 auction house of choice for significant private collections

If you're interested in consigning to one of our upcoming auctions, please contact one of our knowledgeable Car Specialists or email us today. 

WORLDWIDE PRESENCE

AN UNPARALLELED GLOBAL FOOTPRINT

The key to consistently selling automobiles for record-breaking prices is all in who you know. At RM Sotheby's, we know the collectors.

Over the years, our auctions have been witness to hundreds of million-dollar-plus motor cars. We've had the pleasure of doing business with a truly global collector base, including buyers and sellers from more than 75 countries spanning the Middle East, Asia, Europe, Russia, Australasia, and the Americas. 

With offices located in Canada, the United States, and Europe, RM Sotheby's has created an unparalleled global footprint. These locations allow us to present a diverse calendar of annual and biennial auction events throughout North America and Europe. Each RM Sotheby's event possesses a distinct character influenced by its location, ensuring that any automobile will find the perfect auction venue on our roster, whether it's in the traditional classic car mecca of Monterey, California, or amongst the world's elite collectors in Monaco or Villa d'Este. 

ANNUAL AUCTIONS
Arizona – January
Paris – February
Amelia Island – March
Palm Beach – March
Essen – March
Auburn Spring – May
Monterey – August
Auburn Fall – September
Hershey – October
London – October

BIENNIAL AUCTIONS
Villa Erba – May
Monaco – May
New York – December

WORLD-CLASS MARKETING

THE ONLY AUCTION HOUSE WITH A 360-DEGREE VIEW OF THE INDUSTRY

RM Sotheby's employs over 145 full-time professionals within the organization—the largest staff of any collector car auction house—who are committed to achieving the best possible results for our clients. This includes in-house designers, a catalogue production team, writers, photographers, marketing and advertising professionals, and public relations experts, in addition to the largest roster of Car Specialists in the industry. Each of these departments is crucial to providing the a seamless and enjoyable experience that RM Sotheby's clients have come to know and expect. 

Every car entrusted to RM Sotheby's has a unique story, and we're here to tell it. The in-house marketing team finds creative ways to convey these stories to potential bidders that not only enhance the sellers' experience, but also contribute to buyers' confidence. Each one of our auctions receives a dedicated marketing plan fully tailored to the location of the auction and the types of cars consigned. Having a dedicated team to make sure each car is covered in every type of media possible is the only way to fully find the right buyers and expose them to the market. RM Sotheby's Marketing team ensures that we have explored every avenue before sale day, and no other team in the collector car industry will go to the lengths to achieve the results your collection deserves.

 


Below is just a small glimpse of the power of RM Sotheby's Marketing.

RM Sotheby's Marketing