The Motorclassica Auction


Robert Richards

Head of Department
Collectors' Cars & Motorcycles

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From an early age Robert joined his late father, Murray Richards trading Sports, Vintage and Racing cars. He was also involved in the purchase of and restructure of the important Elfin Sports Cars Company in Melbourne in the mid-1990s.

Robert has over eighteen years’ auction industry experience both in Australia and North America. He was Assistant Vice President of Christie’s Interiors Department, New York and also worked on the prestigious annual Christie’s Motor Car Auction at Monterey, California. On his return to Australia Robert became National Operations Manager, Christie’s Australia and then Operations Manager, Mossgreen.

Robert became Collectors’ Cars, Motorcycles & Automobilia Specialist for Mossgreen’s newly formed department in 2014. Following two very successful auctions, the department expanded and Robert is now Head of Collectors’ Cars, Motorcycles and Automobilia.

Catherine Davison

Senior Specialist
Collectors' Cars & Motorcycles

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Catherine has extensive industry experience and her long-held international associations with some of the most highly respected leaders in engineering, motor sport and blue ribbon auction houses has given her a unique cross section of knowledge.

A member of the Davison racing dynasty, Catherine’s lifetime spent in the post war and classic era of elite motor sport, competing and collecting in her own right, enables her to bring her legacy to the role.

With strong business and social networks across the globe, Catherine is a consummate and focused professional, whose understanding of the market will contribute significantly to exciting collectors’ auctions into the future.

James Nicholls

Collectors' Cars & Motorcycles

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James brings a wealth of industry experience to Mossgreen’s expanding Motoring Team, alongside Head of Department Robert Richards and Specialist Catherine Davison.

James was responsible for the highest value classic car auction ever held outside of Europe or the USA and has achieved world record prices for Lamborghinis, Holdens and Rileys as well as several other auction records.

He is a presenter on the TV programme, ‘Car Chronicles’ on Discovery Turbo Channel as well as being a contributor to various publications including The Spectator Australia and car magazines such as Rewind, Volante, Octane, Motorsport, New Zealand Classic Car and Motor. James will be based in our Sydney office in Queen Street, Woollahra.

Ben Goller

Administration Enquiries

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