The surreal experience of watching a $3.5-million sale at Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction


If you are blessed with both a British accent and a commanding voice, you will always find work on the Monterey peninsula this time of year. Whereas non-catalog auctions use the traditional “heymana heymana heymana” barkers familiar to livestock auctions, the top auctions with seven- and eight-figure cars often place Brits at the front of the room. They provide a perceived air of class, and that well-polished accent often lends a big sale.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/08/28/surreal-experience-of-watching-3-5-million-sale-at-bonhams-quail-lodge-auction