APwire

Spectacular Docket of Vehicles at Barrett-Jackson’s 11th Annual Las Vegas Auction, Including a ’71 Elvis Mercedes, Goes Live Online on Proxibid

  • 0

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 5, 2018--Proxibid, the most trusted way to connect buyers and sellers of highly valued items, will provide live online bidding when the 11 th Annual Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Auction kicks off at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino September 27-29. The auction brings together one of the most remarkable collections of American-built classic collector trucks, 15 cars from the John Staluppi Jr. Collection, and a vast array of rare and unique vehicles for three days of excitement for car enthusiasts everywhere.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180905005201/en/

Collectors from across the globe will line up to bid on a 1971 Mercedes Benz 280SEL (Lot #725), purchased new by Elvis Presley and retained by him through his death. This car went from Presley's garage to a museum, where it was on display for 40 years, and is accompanied by documentation from the purchase, as well as a photograph of the car in front of Graceland. (Photo: The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company)

Collectors from across the globe will line up to bid on a 1971 Mercedes Benz 280SEL (Lot #725), purchased new by Elvis Presley and retained by him through his death. This car went from Presley’s garage to a museum, where it was on display for 40 years, and is accompanied by documentation from the purchase, as well as a photograph of the car in front of Graceland. Another beautiful vehicle from the Staluppi Jr. Collection is a 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Custom Convertible (Lot #724), which underwent a frame-off rotisserie restoration in 2015. Additional cars of note crossing the block in this auction include:

2017 Chevrolet Camaro Yenko Coupe

, one of just 50 limited-edition versions built (Lot #723)

1972 Chevrolet Corvette Custom Convertible “Speedvette”

(Lot #742), a high-end C3 Resto-Mod

1966 Dodge Hemi Charger

, a beautiful car meticulously maintained for nearly 5 years, with only three owners since new (Lot #720)

“Now in its 11 th year, our Las Vegas Auction has become a staple for collector car enthusiasts from around the world,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “Collecting knows no boundaries, and our partnership with Proxibid makes it possible for bidders located across the globe to participate in our auctions in real-time regardless of their location. Whether you can make it to Las Vegas or plan to bid online, this auction has a tremendous selection of collector cars you won’t want to miss.”

Also on the docket for the Las Vegas Auction is an expansive collection of collectible trucks, including a 1958 Chevrolet Apache (Lot #678), which was a 2016 Battle of The Builders SEMA truck. Other custom trucks cross thing block in Las Vegas include:

1963 Chevrolet C10 Custom Pickup

(Lot #463), which recently underwent a two-year frame-off restoration

1950 Chevrolet 3100 5-Window Custom Pickup

(Lot #680), fully restored and ready to roll

1972 GMC C10 Custom Pickup

(Lot #682), a fully custom short-bed fleetside pickup truck that recently underwent a ground-up restoration and customization

Online bidders can rest assured, their transactions are secure when they bid live online on Proxibid. All purchases on Proxibid are backed by the company’s comprehensive risk management system, designed specifically to manage high-dollar transactions like the collector cars available in this auction. Proxibid’s robust online bidding platform is powered by enterprise-level technology and infrastructure, and boasts a 99.9+ percent uptime, making it the safest place to buy and sell highly valued items online.

For more information about the Las Vegas Auction, or to register to bid, please visit www.proxibid.com/barrettjackson.

Proxibid SocialVisit us online at  www.proxibid.com Like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/proxibid Follow us on Twitter www.twitter.com/proxibid Follow us on Instagram www.instagram.com/proxibid

About The Barrett-Jackson Auction CompanyEstablished in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions®, is the leader in collector car auctions and automotive lifestyle events. 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 2018, including broadcasts in over 150 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, visit www.barrett-jackson.com, or call 480-421-6694.

About ProxibidProxibid 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 16 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 London. For more information about Proxibid, please visit  www.proxibid.com.

View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180905005201/en/

CONTACT: Proxibid

Dana Kaufman, 402-505-7776

Dana.Kaufman@Proxibid.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA NEBRASKA NEVADA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: SENIORS WOMEN ENTERTAINMENT TECHNOLOGY LUXURY ONLINE RETAIL INTERNET GENERAL ENTERTAINMENT MANUFACTURING AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURING AUTOMOTIVE PERFORMANCE & SPECIAL INTEREST RETAIL GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE CONSUMER MEN

SOURCE: Proxibid

Copyright Business Wire 2018.

PUB: 09/05/2018 08:00 AM/DISC: 09/05/2018 08:01 AM

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180905005201/en

Copyright Business Wire 2018.