Worldwide Auctioneers added an array of Rolls-Royce and Packards from the collection of acclaimed specialist, Robert B. Merrifield, to the line-up of its second annual, The Auburn Auction.
“Each of the automobiles presented here has formed a principal part of this highly respected and long established collection,” said John Kruse, Managing Partner of Worldwide Auctioneers. “It is always nice to offer such useable examples as these, whether on the show field or on the many popular tours that these cars are so widely accepted and sought out for.”
Once a feature of the well-known Barney Pollard Collection is a highly original 1921 Rolls Royce Springfield Silver Ghost 40/50hp Oxford 7- Passenger Tourer, bodied by Rolls-Royce Custom Coachworks of New Haven, Connecticut, with only 24,000 miles from new. Accompanying it is an extremely rare 1928 Rolls-Royce Springfield Phantom I Pall Mall Tourer, one of only 33 Pall Mall-bodied examples built and sold by Rolls-Royce of America, with coachwork by the Merrimac Body Company of Massachusetts.
Enthusiasts will also get the chance to acquire a multiple award winning 1939 Rolls-Royce Wraith 25/30 All-Weather Tourer with coachwork by Thrupp & Maberly and an exceptional 1928 Rolls-Royce Springfield Phantom I Landaulet, fitted with a Brewster Landaulet “St. Stephen” body. An immaculate 1931 Packard Deluxe 8 Model 840 Sport Phaeton 7-Passenger Touring , regal 1937 Packard Twelve 1508 Convertible Sedan and tour ready 1937 Roll-Royce 25/30 Saloon, both of the latter again featuring body work by London coachbuilder Thrupp & Maberley, complete the selection.
The complete catalog of consignments for The Auburn Auction 2009 is available online at www.wwgauctions.com. The full color catalog itself, which serves also as admission, may be ordered in advance by calling 1-800-990-6789.
The Auburn Auction takes place at Worldwide Auctioneers’ corporate Headquarters in Auburn, Indiana, on the evening of Saturday, September 5th, as part of the celebrated and long established Auburn Cord Duesenberg Weekend. Full details on advance bidder registration and admission can be obtained by visiting www.wwgauctions.com or calling 1-800-990-6789.
[Source: Worldwide Auctioneers]