’65 Porsche 356 cabriolet tops McCormick’s spring sale

Palm Springs auction sets attendance record

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Top sale at the Palm Springs auction was this 1965 Porsche 356 cabriolet | McCormick's Auctions photos

A 1965 Porsche 356 cabriolet sold for $198,750 to top McCormick’s annual February auction in Palm Springs, California. Overall, the auction sent 287 of 501 collector cars home with new owners for a total of $4,616,000.

Among other noteworthy sales, McCormick’s said, was a 1937 Packard 115C roadster that sold for $54,060 and a 1949 REO Speedwagon that went for $36,835.

1949 REO Speedwagon is on the block

McCormick’s also announced that attendance at the sale set a record.

McCormick’s next auction is scheduled for November 20-22, also at Palm Springs.

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A former daily newspaper sports editor, Larry Edsall spent a dozen years as an editor at AutoWeek magazine before making the transition to writing for the web and becoming the author of more than 15 automotive books. In addition to being founding editor at ClassicCars.com, Larry has written for The New York Times and The Detroit News and was an adjunct honors professor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.

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