Milhous Collection auction racks up US$38.3 million in sales
By Darren Quick
February 26, 2012
The final hammer has come down on the Milhous Collection auction we previewed last week. The two-day event resulted in 100 percent of all lots being sold for a total of US$38.3 million. The item to fetch the highest price was a 1912 Oldsmobile Limited Five-Touring, which set a world record auction price for an Oldsmobile at $3.3 million.
Conducted by RM Auctions in association with Sotheby's on February 24/25 in Boca Raton, Florida, the auction attracted bidders from 18 countries looking to snap up an item from the range of rare mechanical musical instruments, automobiles and collectibles on offer
The top ten most expensive items sold were:
- 1912 Oldsmobile Limited Five-Passenger Touring: $3,300,000
Source: RM Auctions