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All photos in slideshow were taken by Mike Mertes, Az Big Media.

“For Enthusiasts – By Enthusiasts.”™ Much more than a tagline, it’s Russo and Steele’s lifestyle. One that infuses all aspects of their auction events.

The 15th Anniversary Scottsdale auction was a perfect case in point. Closing out the weeks enthusiast driven festivities and continuing to build on the foundation of outstanding, diverse and sought after collector automobiles and all the high energy block intensity that Russo and Steele is known for, the Scottsdale auction event kept bidders engaged and excited throughout entire week and closed out with a bang.

Russo and Steele is still trying to process the final sales totals, but early indicators point to excellent results in several of the fastest-rising areas of today’s collector-car marketplace.

When the gavel fell for the last time, some of the weeks most talked about lot numbers included:

#2565 1957 300SL Roadster – $1,430,000.00
One of the most collectible, historic, and instantly-recognizable sports cars ever conceived, this 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster is one of just 1,858 examples built in all from 1957 through 1963. Highly detailed, it is simply resplendent and continues to benefit handsomely from over 25 years of single ownership in California and a restoration completed in 2007. This stunning automobile is fully documented in the 300 SL Registry.

#2235 1969 Camaro ZL1 – $335,500.00 
One of just 69 produced and one of three COPO 9737 cars, this ZL-1 was raced from new and it is a former National drag racing record holder. Factory features include radio delete, M21 4-speed, Black Standard interior, X44 Trim Code, and Fathom Green paint. Offered from 15 years of single ownership, it is a certified original-body car retaining mostly original sheet metal. A multiple magazine-feature car, it comes with the original window sticker, documents, and as-found photographs, it is a great example of the baddest purpose-built Chevy racing car ever created.

#2074 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429 – $330,000.00 
An outstanding example of one of the most famous American muscle cars ever built, this 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429 Fastback is a 2-owner car. Features include a Toploader 4-speed manual transmission, Drag Pack, and Competition Suspension. A recipient of a complete restoration overseen by a senior Mustang Club of America official in 2011, all parts used in the restoration were NOS or OEM components and are documented in its accompanying restoration book.

#2275 1974 Porsche 911 2.7 RS – $305,500.00
This very sought after limited production 1974 Euro Carrera 2.7 RS, was not originally available in the US. It was first delivered on the 17th of May 1974, to the Prince of Bahrain, at the Porsche Factory in Stuttgart, Germany. This Carrera (# 947) was always lavishly stored and maintained, and comes complete with a Porsche Certificate of Authenticity, showing it to be all numbers matching with a certified mileage of only 58,837 or 94,140 kms.

#2080 1957 Porsche 356 Speedster – $286,000.00
Originally offered as a lower cost option designed to appeal to the U.S. market, Porsche 356 Speedsters are now considered one of the most beautiful and sought after production Porsche models of all time. Then sole Porsche U.S. importer Max Hoffman initially sold the idea believing that a raw, open top version of the 356 would be a hit in the United States. With its low profile, racing inspired removable windshield, bucket seats and minimal folding top, the Speedster became an instant object of desire. Just 1 of approximately 1,171 Speedsters produced in 1957, this Ivory over red, California specialist restored example continues to prove just how correct he was.

#2525 1970 Plymouth Hemi Cuda “Original” – $247,500.00
This 1970 Hemi ‘Cuda is believed the sole example retaining its original FJ5 Limelight Hi-Impact paint finish. With its VIN decoded by noted Chrysler expert Galen Govier, this Hemi ‘Cuda was scheduled for production on Monday, October 13, 1969 at Chrysler’s Hamtramck, Michigan assembly plant and built to perform – at very high speeds – with its highway-friendly 3.23:1 Sure-Grip rear end and absence of power-robbing luxury options. Nonetheless, this Hemi ‘Cuda was equipped new with power brakes (with front discs), power steering, the famed ‘Shaker’ hood and competition-style hood pins. High-Grade trim includes black vinyl bucket seats, dual outside mirrors, a black vinyl top, chrome exhaust tips, a floor console, and a Music Master AM radio.

#2071 1959 Echidna Chassis #2 – $162,800.00
During the 1950s “Golden Age” of sports-car racing in the United States, one of the most competitive and consistent specials was the Echidna, conceived, designed and built by Ed Grierson, Bill Larson, and John Staver of Hibbing, Minnesota. Named after the reclusive Australian spiny anteaters immortalized in Greek mythology as the mother of all monsters, Echidnas – numbering just three in all – ruled SCCA C- and B-Modified competition. Echidna number 2 is powered by a hot small-block Chevy equipped with the legendary Rochester fuel-injection unit and backed by a T-10 four-speed gearbox. On the track, the Echidnas competed against and beat many of the era’s best sports racers, including Jaguar D-types, Lister-Jaguars and Corvettes, Ferrari 750 and 860 Monzas, Mondials and Testa Rossas, and the Maserati 450S, making them some of the most important American race cars of the era.

#2113 1953 Jaguar XK120 – $143,000.00
This 1953 Jaguar XK 120, a Special Equipment model sometimes known colloquially in the US as the XK 120M, was built in 1952. The speed plaque on the XK 120 SE certified 132mph, from a naturally aspirated 3.4 engine in a 3,100 lb car. The restoration began with the purchase of an incredibly rare set of dual-throat SU carbs and manifold manufactured in the 1950’s and appearing only on a few race cars such as some of the Lemans Triumphs and the Hughes Kircher Jaguar Special XK 120. The former owner purchased the carbs and began searching for a competition XK 120 as a home for them. This car has been featured in the Robb Report and the English magazine Jaguar Quarterly.

Unquestionably, the Russo and Steele 15th Anniversary Auction Celebration marked a thrilling experience on all levels and a fitting introduction to 2015’s auction series. Following the high-octane action on the auction block, sales are closed and beginning is processing transactions that will provide the finalized results.

 

Preview some of the cars at Russo and Steele

Following a highly successful 2014 auction season, the entire team at Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions has now began 2015 with a bang in Scottsdale, Arizona, where they kicked off celebrations and events marking their 15th Anniversary in business.

Founded in 2001 by Drew Alcazar and his wife Josephine, Russo and Steele was rooted from the beginning with a true passion for the collector-car business, hobby and subsequent lifestyle, and that remains at the company’s core. It is reflected in every auction they hold, every concours event they attend, and every vintage race that they participate in.

Join them for their 15th Anniversary celebration in Scottsdale, Arizona and kick-off the 2015 collector-car calendar in fine style.

Running January 14-18 2015, our Scottsdale auction will showcase a wide array of top-flight collector automobiles and continue the tradition of redefining collector-car auctions with a renowned “For Enthusiasts – By Enthusiasts” TM philosophy.

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In addition to the electricity surrounding the 800-plus collector automobiles to be offered for sale and the coliseum style “Auctions in the Round” experience, they will host Kevin Martin’s Piece of the Past celebrity memorabilia auction daily, starting on Thursday January 15 at 12 PM and running daily through Sunday, January 18th.

Experience the Russo and Steele difference for yourself! Bidder registration for Scottsdale is $200 and includes an official pocket guide plus admission for all 5 days of excitement for the bidder and one lucky guest.

For additional and updated information regarding our Scottsdale ’15 auction calendar and the exciting selection of featured collector automobiles being assembled daily, visit the company website.

Thornydale

CBRE to auction 6 acres with entitlements in Tucson

Douglas Johnson, Managing Director, CBRE Auction Services, today announced that + 5.95 acres with entitlements will be sold at online auction. The property is located on Thornydale Road, just north of Ina Road in Tucson, AZ. The online auction will be held on Tuesday, April 29th, 2014. The opening bid is $350,000.

 

This is a unique investment opportunity in the Tucson, AZ metropolitan area which is just about shovel ready.” said Mr. Johnson. The site overlooks the intersection of Ina Road and Thornydale Road in unincorporated Pima County, Arizona. Thornydale is the main North/South arterial road that links traffic from the Northwest corridor to Central Tucson. The site is easily accessible to retail stores and restaurants located nearby, including two power centers and two neighborhood centers. The land is zoned TR, Transitional, by Pima County.

 

The property’s elevation provides unequaled views of the Tucson Valley. Frontage along Ina Road provides excellent visibility for a variety of uses that may include office, medical, and multi-family residential.” added Patrick Connell, Managing Director, CBRE Auction Services.

 

The development plans yield approximately 50,702 square feet of office space comprised of five separate buildings. Approximately 1.19 acres of natural desert open space will divide the property into two distinct sections, allowing for phasing.

 

The online auction will open with bidding at $350,000. An initial earnest money deposit of $25,000 is required in order to participate. The online auction will be held on April 29th, 2014. Property inspections will be held on April 9th and April 16th by appointment only. CBRE representatives will be available to answer questions about the auction process, procedures, as well as the property. Detailed property information will also be available for review including the purchase and sale agreement. For this, and other information about the auction, including the terms and conditions of the auction and a brochure, prospective bidders should visit www.cbre.com/auctionservices, or call CBRE Auction Services at 800-815-1038.

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Molina dazzles Arizona for 25 years

Alfredo J. Molina doesn’t care for pennies.

“Starting when I was a young boy, I learned the jewelry business from my grandfather,” Molina says. “He would take pennies and roll them out into a sheet because copper and gold have similar malleability. Every day after school, he would put me to work on the bench for four or five hours, learning how to make jewelry. He would find fault. He was a perfectionist, but I learned how to craft fine jewelry. But to say I have a strong dislike for pennies would not be an overstatement.”

From his humble beginning working with pennies, Molina has built an empire that rocked the jewelry world in 2012 when he sold the Archduke Joseph diamond – a 76-carat stone once owned by Archduke Joseph August of Austria – for $21.5 million, the highest price ever paid at auction for a colorless diamond. If you ask Molina how he went from working with pennies to becoming a record-setting diamond seller, he is quick to point to his lineage.

“I am an 11th-generation jeweler,” Molina says. “My ancestors were silversmiths in Milan, Italy, beginning in 1634.”

His family eventually landed in Cuba, where Molina was born in 1959, three months after the revolution. Molina’s father, Roberto, had built his own multi-million-dollar jewelry and gold empire in Cuba until Castro seized power along with the Molina family fortune.

Molina’s family fled Cuba in 1967. They landed in Chicago with no money, but a man — whom Molina has never been able to identify — selflessly bought the family food so they could survive. That single act, Molina says, inspired him to become philanthropist who has given away a staggering $30 million to more than 195 nonprofit organizations.

But earning those millions to give away didn’t come easy. After coming to Phoenix as a teenager to see his uncle and then staying, Molina set his sights on opening his own jewelry business. He opened Molina By Appointment Only at 13th Street and Missouri on Oct. 1987 with no money in the bank, no inventory, and $90,000 worth of furniture that he was only able to secure because he talked the furniture store owner into a “90 days same as cash” agreement.

“I had to call it ‘by appointment only’ because I didn’t have any inventory,” Molina says. “But what that did was set us apart. By having the customers make an appointment, it gave me time to talk with them, find out what they were looking for, and then I had time to source the merchandise and when they came in, I was able to present them options that gave them exactly what they wanted.”

In his first two months in business, Molina made more than $1 million and he quickly built a reputation as the go-to jeweler for those seeking the highest quality and craftsmanship.

“We are not just in the jewelry business,” says Molina, who is celebrating 25 years in business, “We are in the emotion business. We are about the experience of buying fine jewelry. We do everything within our power to make that experience unforgettable.”

Molina Fine Jewelers
3134 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix
602-955-2055
molinafinejewelers.com

Kurt Warner Home (6)

Super Bowl Open House at Kurt Warner's Estate

With Super Bowl XLVII just days away, Concierge Auctions is pleased to announce that former National Football League quarterback Kurt Warner, a Super Bowl record holder and sports broadcaster whose career is regarded as one of the greatest stories in NFL history, will sell his gated residence without reserve on February 27th during a live auction. Perfectly set on over one acre in one of Paradise Valley’s most exclusive neighborhoods, 6712 East Cheney Drive is a uniquely-designed contemporary estate with a convenient location near the exclusive Camelback Country Club. Originally offered for $5 million, the luxury property will be sold to the highest bidder in cooperation with Christine Donnelly of HomeSmart International.

“My family and I completely enjoyed living in this home, but it is time for us to move on,” stated Warner. “I’m relying on Concierge Auctions and Chrissy Donnelly to get the job done. I have watched and been impressed by Concierge’s success with selling other unique properties across the nation and am confident they will generate a fair price and a rightful new owner.”

Designed by renowned Phoenix architect Edward Chavez of Chavez & Associates, 6712 East Cheney Drive was constructed with dramatic living spaces framed with geometric built-ins, gently sloping curves and architecturally-designed elements. The circular driveway and stone fountain leads to a dramatic 24-foot-tall foyer, where a variety of elements come into play including custom circular glass. The estate contains six bedrooms and five and a half bathrooms, a state-of-the-art kitchen with a bar and breakfast nook and a formal dining room. There is also an office, gym, games/billiards room and multiple cozy living areas throughout. The dual master suites can be directly accessed by the home’s metal staircase or elevator. Expansive sunny balconies overlook the diving pool and fountains, which connects to a 62-lap pool and private spa. The dramatic landscape can also be enjoyed through a series of both panoramic and clerestory windows. Additionally, there is a one-bedroom, one-bathroom detached guest house, complete with a full kitchenette.

“This home is a one-of-a-kind work of living art,” Donnelly stated. “Once featured on HGTV’s Celebrity Holiday Homes, it’s dramatic and luxurious, perfect for entertaining guests and spacious enough for a large family. Its unique architectural design leads to so many interesting living spaces, while the fixtures and finishes add a luxurious touch that must be seen in person. The Warners spent many years raising their children here and have nothing but good things to say about the home and the area.”

Warner first achieved stardom while playing for the St. Louis Rams, where he won a Super Bowl MVP award. He also played for the New York Giants, and led the Arizona Cardinals to the Super Bowl in 2008. He owns the three highest single-game passing yards totals in Super Bowl history. As an ode to his talent, Concierge Auctions will host a Super Bowl Open House at the property on February 3rd, starting at 4pm. Visitors will watch the game poolside on the big screen and get a sneak peak of the property.

Paradise Valley is a small, affluent town that is home to 12 resorts, making it one of Arizona’s premiere tourist destinations. The area is known for its incredible real estate and notable residents, including many professional athletes. In addition to Warner, boxer Muhammed Ali, basketball star Steve Nash and baseball pitcher Randy Johnson all call Paradise Valley home. The city is conveniently located between two large municipalities – the City of Scottsdale to the east and the City of Phoenix to the west. The estate is a short eight-mile drive to the Scottsdale Airport, one of the largest single-runway airports in the United States, and 13 miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, which offers nearly 1,200 daily flights to major transportation hubs around the world.

“Launching the auction of Kurt Warner’s home just days before the Super Bowl is especially exciting,” stated Laura Brady, President of Concierge Auctions. “Not only does the home have a star-studded history but also a notable architectural pedigree. Just as Mr. Warner has been successful on and off the football field, we intend to achieve his goal of selling on auction day.”

The auction of 6712 East Cheney Drive will be held on February 27th. A 3% commission is offered to the buyer’s representing broker. The property will be open for preview daily from 1 to 4pm. See Auction Terms and Conditions for full details. For more information visit ParadiseValleyAuction.com, call 877.751.8051, or join the social discussion at #KurtWarnerAuction.

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Super Bowl Open House at Kurt Warner’s Estate

With Super Bowl XLVII just days away, Concierge Auctions is pleased to announce that former National Football League quarterback Kurt Warner, a Super Bowl record holder and sports broadcaster whose career is regarded as one of the greatest stories in NFL history, will sell his gated residence without reserve on February 27th during a live auction. Perfectly set on over one acre in one of Paradise Valley’s most exclusive neighborhoods, 6712 East Cheney Drive is a uniquely-designed contemporary estate with a convenient location near the exclusive Camelback Country Club. Originally offered for $5 million, the luxury property will be sold to the highest bidder in cooperation with Christine Donnelly of HomeSmart International.

“My family and I completely enjoyed living in this home, but it is time for us to move on,” stated Warner. “I’m relying on Concierge Auctions and Chrissy Donnelly to get the job done. I have watched and been impressed by Concierge’s success with selling other unique properties across the nation and am confident they will generate a fair price and a rightful new owner.”

Designed by renowned Phoenix architect Edward Chavez of Chavez & Associates, 6712 East Cheney Drive was constructed with dramatic living spaces framed with geometric built-ins, gently sloping curves and architecturally-designed elements. The circular driveway and stone fountain leads to a dramatic 24-foot-tall foyer, where a variety of elements come into play including custom circular glass. The estate contains six bedrooms and five and a half bathrooms, a state-of-the-art kitchen with a bar and breakfast nook and a formal dining room. There is also an office, gym, games/billiards room and multiple cozy living areas throughout. The dual master suites can be directly accessed by the home’s metal staircase or elevator. Expansive sunny balconies overlook the diving pool and fountains, which connects to a 62-lap pool and private spa. The dramatic landscape can also be enjoyed through a series of both panoramic and clerestory windows. Additionally, there is a one-bedroom, one-bathroom detached guest house, complete with a full kitchenette.

“This home is a one-of-a-kind work of living art,” Donnelly stated. “Once featured on HGTV’s Celebrity Holiday Homes, it’s dramatic and luxurious, perfect for entertaining guests and spacious enough for a large family. Its unique architectural design leads to so many interesting living spaces, while the fixtures and finishes add a luxurious touch that must be seen in person. The Warners spent many years raising their children here and have nothing but good things to say about the home and the area.”

Warner first achieved stardom while playing for the St. Louis Rams, where he won a Super Bowl MVP award. He also played for the New York Giants, and led the Arizona Cardinals to the Super Bowl in 2008. He owns the three highest single-game passing yards totals in Super Bowl history. As an ode to his talent, Concierge Auctions will host a Super Bowl Open House at the property on February 3rd, starting at 4pm. Visitors will watch the game poolside on the big screen and get a sneak peak of the property.

Paradise Valley is a small, affluent town that is home to 12 resorts, making it one of Arizona’s premiere tourist destinations. The area is known for its incredible real estate and notable residents, including many professional athletes. In addition to Warner, boxer Muhammed Ali, basketball star Steve Nash and baseball pitcher Randy Johnson all call Paradise Valley home. The city is conveniently located between two large municipalities – the City of Scottsdale to the east and the City of Phoenix to the west. The estate is a short eight-mile drive to the Scottsdale Airport, one of the largest single-runway airports in the United States, and 13 miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, which offers nearly 1,200 daily flights to major transportation hubs around the world.

“Launching the auction of Kurt Warner’s home just days before the Super Bowl is especially exciting,” stated Laura Brady, President of Concierge Auctions. “Not only does the home have a star-studded history but also a notable architectural pedigree. Just as Mr. Warner has been successful on and off the football field, we intend to achieve his goal of selling on auction day.”

The auction of 6712 East Cheney Drive will be held on February 27th. A 3% commission is offered to the buyer’s representing broker. The property will be open for preview daily from 1 to 4pm. See Auction Terms and Conditions for full details. For more information visit ParadiseValleyAuction.com, call 877.751.8051, or join the social discussion at #KurtWarnerAuction.

Kurt Warner Home (6)

Super Bowl Open House at Kurt Warner's Estate

With Super Bowl XLVII just days away, Concierge Auctions is pleased to announce that former National Football League quarterback Kurt Warner, a Super Bowl record holder and sports broadcaster whose career is regarded as one of the greatest stories in NFL history, will sell his gated residence without reserve on February 27th during a live auction. Perfectly set on over one acre in one of Paradise Valley’s most exclusive neighborhoods, 6712 East Cheney Drive is a uniquely-designed contemporary estate with a convenient location near the exclusive Camelback Country Club. Originally offered for $5 million, the luxury property will be sold to the highest bidder in cooperation with Christine Donnelly of HomeSmart International.

“My family and I completely enjoyed living in this home, but it is time for us to move on,” stated Warner. “I’m relying on Concierge Auctions and Chrissy Donnelly to get the job done. I have watched and been impressed by Concierge’s success with selling other unique properties across the nation and am confident they will generate a fair price and a rightful new owner.”

Designed by renowned Phoenix architect Edward Chavez of Chavez & Associates, 6712 East Cheney Drive was constructed with dramatic living spaces framed with geometric built-ins, gently sloping curves and architecturally-designed elements. The circular driveway and stone fountain leads to a dramatic 24-foot-tall foyer, where a variety of elements come into play including custom circular glass. The estate contains six bedrooms and five and a half bathrooms, a state-of-the-art kitchen with a bar and breakfast nook and a formal dining room. There is also an office, gym, games/billiards room and multiple cozy living areas throughout. The dual master suites can be directly accessed by the home’s metal staircase or elevator. Expansive sunny balconies overlook the diving pool and fountains, which connects to a 62-lap pool and private spa. The dramatic landscape can also be enjoyed through a series of both panoramic and clerestory windows. Additionally, there is a one-bedroom, one-bathroom detached guest house, complete with a full kitchenette.

“This home is a one-of-a-kind work of living art,” Donnelly stated. “Once featured on HGTV’s Celebrity Holiday Homes, it’s dramatic and luxurious, perfect for entertaining guests and spacious enough for a large family. Its unique architectural design leads to so many interesting living spaces, while the fixtures and finishes add a luxurious touch that must be seen in person. The Warners spent many years raising their children here and have nothing but good things to say about the home and the area.”

Warner first achieved stardom while playing for the St. Louis Rams, where he won a Super Bowl MVP award. He also played for the New York Giants, and led the Arizona Cardinals to the Super Bowl in 2008. He owns the three highest single-game passing yards totals in Super Bowl history. As an ode to his talent, Concierge Auctions will host a Super Bowl Open House at the property on February 3rd, starting at 4pm. Visitors will watch the game poolside on the big screen and get a sneak peak of the property.

Paradise Valley is a small, affluent town that is home to 12 resorts, making it one of Arizona’s premiere tourist destinations. The area is known for its incredible real estate and notable residents, including many professional athletes. In addition to Warner, boxer Muhammed Ali, basketball star Steve Nash and baseball pitcher Randy Johnson all call Paradise Valley home. The city is conveniently located between two large municipalities – the City of Scottsdale to the east and the City of Phoenix to the west. The estate is a short eight-mile drive to the Scottsdale Airport, one of the largest single-runway airports in the United States, and 13 miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, which offers nearly 1,200 daily flights to major transportation hubs around the world.

“Launching the auction of Kurt Warner’s home just days before the Super Bowl is especially exciting,” stated Laura Brady, President of Concierge Auctions. “Not only does the home have a star-studded history but also a notable architectural pedigree. Just as Mr. Warner has been successful on and off the football field, we intend to achieve his goal of selling on auction day.”

The auction of 6712 East Cheney Drive will be held on February 27th. A 3% commission is offered to the buyer’s representing broker. The property will be open for preview daily from 1 to 4pm. See Auction Terms and Conditions for full details. For more information visit ParadiseValleyAuction.com, call 877.751.8051, or join the social discussion at #KurtWarnerAuction.