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Tuesday, June 2, 2009

HOT ROD AUCTION (Special Event Notice): RM Auctions announces American hot rod collection for sale, one one owner Vintage race cars, will be held at Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles California September 26, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ALL-AMERICAN ‘ICONS OF SPEED & STYLE’

GEAR UP FOR AUCTION AT PETERSEN AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM


RM Auctions announces a private, single-owner collection

of iconic American hot rods,

vintage racers and one-off custom show cars to be held at the famed

Petersen Automotive Museum

in Los Angeles, California, September 26, 2009


BLENHEIM, Ontario (June 2, 2009) – The sale of an unprecedented private collection of historic American racing cars, vintage hot rods and custom show cars will be presented by RM Auctions, the world’s leading collector car auction house. This one-day auction event, billed as Icons of Speed & Style is set for September 26, 2009, at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, California.

RM HOT ROD Auto Auction September 26, 2009 in Los Angeles CaliforniaFerrari, Maserati, and Lamborghini collectors who are members of the Italianizzato Club and love the history of speed should also take note. The event will be one car enthusiasts will not want to miss; whether buying or not, the rare and mint condition collection will be sure to impress all who love racing technology, pure street muscle, and exotic collectible autos.


Approximately 80 vehicles and several lots of period hot rod and ‘kustom kulture’ memorabilia will be offered “without reserve”. The eclectic collection represents the owner’s enthusiasm for and life long love of cars and its offering will be a once-in-a-lifetime buying opportunity for collectors.


“Each of these cars on offer are cultural icons of the roads and race tracks of America because they encompass every aspect of American engineering, racing ingenuity and cutting edge customization”, said Ian Kelleher, President and COO of RM Auctions.


Legendary cars such as the famous Dodge “Little Red Wagon” Drag Truck, the dominating Ray Allen LS6 Chevelle Convertible, “Big John” Mazmanian’s Corvette gasser, the original “Road Agent” show car by Ed “Big Daddy” Roth as well as famous customs from the Ayala Brothers, Sonny Mazza, the Alexander Brothers, George Barris, Daryl Starbird and Boyd Coddington will be on offer.


As specialists for estate and private collection sales, RM has attained considerable recognition in the collector car market by providing an unsurpassed level of marketing and cataloging services for such diverse clients as Formula One racing CEO Bernie Ecclestone, Orange County motoring legend Joe McPherson, broadcasting entrepreneur Art Astor, Michigan businessman John McMullen, actor Nicolas Cage and kustom kulture collectors, the Brucker Brothers. The Icons of Speed & Style collection has been extensively photographed in detail for the full-color collector’s catalog and is available for $80 U.S. (plus shipping) by calling 519-352-4575 and admits two to the auction. Event times, bidding options and directions can be found at www.rmauctions.com


About RM Auctions

Celebrating 30 years in the collector car industry, RM Auctions and its associated companies are responsible for acquisitions, restorations and sales of the world’s rarest and most valuable vintage automobiles, including record-breaking sales in Maranello, Italy and London, England. RM’s restoration division has achieved unprecedented accolades earning “Best of Show” honors at the world’s top Concours events. For further information, visit www.rmauctions.com

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