Worldwide Auctioneers held The Auburn Auction on Saturday, September 5th, 2009 at the Worldwide Headquarters in Auburn, Indiana. The second annual event, as part of the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Weekend, featured 80 cars for the single-day sale.
Top auction sales went to a peerless 1942 Chrysler Windsor Town & Country “Barrel Back” Nine Passenger Station Wagon, which sold for a record breaking $440,000 and a multiple award-winning 1937 Packard Twelve Convertible Sedan, hammering sold for $344,000. Another Woody, the exquisitely presented 1947 Chrysler New Yorker Town & Country Convertible, also made history, fetching an outstanding $264,000.
“Our stated objective in launching The Auburn Auction was to bring the great cars back to Auburn, said Rod Egan, Managing Partner & Chief Auctioneer. We are proud once again, to have delivered on that promise and indeed to have broken another couple of records in the process. We at Worldwide are above all else, passionately car people and we look forward to The Auburn Auction continuing to be an integral part of this great Auburn Cord Duesenberg Weekend for many years to come.”
Worldwide offered 80 cars for sale, with 33 finding new owners, reflecting a 41% sale rate. The total sales volume was $2,446,290 and the average price per car sold was $74,130.
In 2008, Worldwide sold 52 of 80 cars offered (65% sales rate) for total sales of $9,764,683. The average price per car sold was $187,782.
Click for the full auction results: 2009 Auburn Auction Results.
Consignments for future sales, whether of individual automobiles or entire collections at auction or via private treaty, may be discussed in person with Managing Partners, Rod Egan or John Kruse on 1-800-990-6789. For more information, visit www.wwgauctions.com.
[Source: Worldwide Auctioneers]