Bidding begins September 16 and runs to the 25th as RM Sotheby’s presents the Mitosinka Collection, an internet public sale of greater than 30 automobiles and greater than 400 plenty of automobilia and collectibles gathered over the previous 50 years by automotive appraiser Dennis Mitosinka.
All objects are supplied with out reserve costs, the public sale home mentioned.
“Amassed over 50 years from over a century of automotive history by vintage car appraiser, expert, distinguished veteran and enthusiast Dennis Mitosinka, the comprehensive collection shows great depth and breadth of the classic car world, comprising a diverse group of memorabilia ranging from Route 66-era petroliana to children’s pedal cars, automotive toys, mascots, rare car parts, automotive art and highly unusual and rare ephemera tied to all things automotive,” RM Sotheby’s mentioned in its information launch.
“Stored in a historic building originally constructed to house a Hupmobile dealership in Santa Ana, California, the collection also offers a curated lineup of coachbuilt automobiles, the majority of which are pre- and post-war American classics, including a 1937 Cord 812 Supercharged Phaeton and a 1928 Stutz Model BB Four-Passenger Speedster with dual cowl.”
Also on the docket is a “barn-fresh” 1929 Stutz Special, “with a number of interesting fascinating period parts, including a Duesenberg Model J hood, Stutz DV32 engine and 1930 Auburn Speedster body,” in addition to a 1951 Mercury lead-sled customized, a 1930 Rolls-Royce Phantom I Newmarket sedan by Brewster (with coachwork modified by Howard “Dutch” Darrin), a 1932 Delage D8/15 S Cabriolet and a 1963 Ghia 1500 GT coupe.
The docket additionally features a Frua-bodied 1976 Chevrolet Camaro “Europo Hurst” and a 1963 Ford Falcon with a Ghia-created physique.
“Dennis Mitosinka has spent much of his life exploring every corner of the automotive industry and hobby, which is reflected in his truly encyclopedic collection of rare automotive artifacts,” Shelby Myers, international head of personal gross sales for RM Sotheby’s, is quoted within the public sale announcement.
Mitosinka previously labored at a restoration store in northern California, moved to the Los Angeles space and managed a museum that featured automobiles of the celebrities, after which purchased a dealership constructing in Santa Ana that housed a Hupmobile dealership in 1925 and later Graham, REO Royal, GMC truck and Chevrolet dealerships.
The historic constructing was a furnishings retailer when Mitosinka acquired it and made it the headquarters not just for his rising assortment however for his Classic Car & Appraisal Services enterprise.
For extra data on the public sale, go to the RM Sotheby’s website.