OMAHA, Neb.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#1969L88Corvette—Proxibid,
the world’s most trusted way to connect buyers and sellers of highly
valued items, will be the exclusive provider of live online bidding for
Barrett-Jackson’s 46th Annual Scottsdale Auction. Barrett-Jackson,
The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions®, will bring its
exciting docket, including Steven Tyler’s personal 2012 Hennessey Venom
GT Spyder selling for charity and the 1960
Chevrolet Engineering Research Vehicle (CERV) 1 used by Zora
Arkus-Duntov in his advancements of the Corvette in the 1960s.
Barrett-Jackson’s world-class auction takes place January 14-22 at
WestWorld of Scottsdale and online via Proxibid.
More than 1,500 collectible vehicles and more than 2,000 pieces of
authentic automobilia will cross the block live and online over the nine
days of auction featuring some of the most sought-after cars available.
The auction docket features 145 vehicles from the Charlie Thomas
Collection, all selling at No Reserve, including a highly collectible 1970
Plymouth Superbird with the original V-code 440/390hp Six Pack V8,
backed by a 4-speed transmission with a pistol-grip shifter. Other
featured vehicles in this auction include:
L88 Corvette—one of only 216 produced
Chevrolet Camaro COPO
Plymouth HEMI ’Cuda – one of only 14 built
Shelby GT350 Fastback
Ford “Alumatub” Hot Rod – a Boyd Coddington creation
“The Scottsdale Auction is the anchor event for Barrett-Jackson,” said
Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson Auction Company.
“This auction brings together some of the most extraordinary
vehicles—many which have not seen the open market for decades—in a forum
that ensures any collector located anywhere in the world can bid and
Proxibid’s robust online bidding solution is backed by the industry’s
most sophisticated fraud prevention system, designed to ensure buyers
are safe when transacting online. Only Proxibid offers an integrated
payment solution designed to manage high dollar purchases like collector
cars, making it the safest place to collect online.
For more information about this auction, to view the online catalog, or
to place a bid, please visit www.proxibid.com/barrett-jackson.
About The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company
1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Barrett-Jackson, The
World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions®, is the leader in
collector car and automotive lifestyle events, which include authentic
automobilia auctions. The company produces auctions in Scottsdale,
Arizona; Palm Beach, Florida; at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut, and Las
Vegas, Nevada. With broadcast partners, Velocity and Discovery Channel,
Barrett-Jackson will feature live television coverage in 2017, including
broadcasts in over 100 countries internationally. Barrett-Jackson also
endorses a one-of-a-kind collector car insurance for collector vehicles
and other valued belongings. For more information about Barrett-Jackson,
or call 480-421-6694.
Proxibid provides auction companies and asset
owners with access to the most trusted way to buy and sell highly valued
items online. More than $4 billion in inventory passes through
Proxibid’s Marketplace annually via live and timed auctions, and Buy Now
and Make Offer capabilities, across 15 categories that include heavy
equipment; industrial machinery; real estate; fine art; antiques and
collectibles, and more.
Founded in 2001, Proxibid is headquartered in Omaha, NE with offices in
South Sioux City, NE, and London. For more information about Proxibid,
please visit www.proxibid.com.
Dana Kaufman, 402-505-7776