MADISON, Georgia (February 18, 2013) – The focus of the global collector community turned to Madison, Georgia, this past week (February 15 – 16) as RM Auctions lifted the gavel on the world-famous Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum, generating more than $9.1 million in sales* with 100 percent of all lots sold.
Another group of pint-sized treasures attracting big bids were a pair of Peels from the Isle of Man. Measuring just 4 ft. 6 in. long by 4 ft. high and 3 ft. wide, the world’s smallest production car, a 1964 Peel P50, garnered strong interest from collectors, selling for an incredible $120,750 to applause from the crowd. Also breaking six-figures, a 1966 Peel Trident which realized a remarkable $103,500 (pictured).
To view full results from the Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum sale or for further information on upcoming events, visit rmauctions.com or call +1 519 352 4575.
Bottom – Big interest in little cars: A pair of Peels – 1966 Peel Trident (left) and a 1964 Peel P50 (right) – at RM’s Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum sale (credit – Eugene Robertson © 2013 courtesy RM Auctions)