Preview: RM Sotheby’s Sept. 3-5 Auburn Fall Auction

Blenheim, Ontario, CANADA — RM Sotheby’s made the decision earlier this month to close general admission for its Sept. 3-5 Auburn sale and to cancel this year’s Swap Meet, but it is proceeding with the live auction open to registered bidders and accompanying guests.

Photo: Darin Schnabel ©2020 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s

Now in its 50th year, the sale will feature five important single-owner collections, including

a 10-car group assembled by noted Indianapolis race car restorer and historian Bill Akin that offers three award-winning Indy racers he restored.

The Indy trio accounts for three of our selections from the auction docket:

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1968 Shelby GT500 Fastback

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1953 Kurtis 500 B Indianapolis

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1960 Epperly Indianapolis

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1961 Epperly Indianapolis