“This year’s Fort Lauderdale event is shaping up to be one of the best offerings in my 30 years of hosting collector car auctions in Florida,” said Donnie Gould, President, Auctions America. “Over 100 of these high-quality cars are being offered without reserve and there truly is something for every collector’s taste and budget.”
The three-day Collector Cars of Fort Lauderdale 2011 auction will see more than 400 automobiles cross the sales block – over 100 offered without reserve – in addition to attracting an average attendance of 20,000 enthusiasts. Highlights include the barn-find 1963 Shelby Cobra CSX 2080 (estimate: $425,000 – $475,000); 1953 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible (estimate: $300,000 – $350,000); a 1939 Lincoln Model K Sport Sedan by Willoughby (estimate: $80,000 – $100,000); a 1969 Chevrolet Camaro COPO (estimate: $100,000 – $125,000); and, a 1932 Duesenberg Model J DC Phaeton Murphy (estimate: $350,000 – $450,000).
A 1957 Chrysler Imperial Convertible (estimate: $120,000 – $140,000) once owned by Howard Hughes, and the Batmobile (estimate: $200,000 – $275,000) from the 1995 film ‘Batman Forever’, are also among the featured cars on offer.
The Auctions America by RM Collector Cars of Fort Lauderdale 2011 will be held on Friday, March 4th, Saturday, March 5th and Sunday, March 6th, starting each day at 10:00am. Full-day auction previews will be held starting Thursday, March 3rd, running through Sunday. The sale will be held at the Greater Fort Lauderdale / Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Bidder registration is $100 and includes admission for two to the previews and four-day auction. General admission tickets can be purchased at the door for $20 per person or $50 for a weekend pass.
For more information, visit www.auctionsamerica.com.
Fort Lauderdale Auction 2011 Preview – Auctions America by RM
[Source: Auctions America by RM]