DIVERSE LINE-UP OF COLLECTIBLES SET FOR AUCTIONS AMERICA’S ‘BIDANYWHERE’ ONLINE SALE

BidAnywhere

  • Auctions America’s exclusively online ‘BidAnywhere’ sale, November 21, offers diverse range of vehicles spanning nearly a century of automotive history
  • Sale presents an eclectic roster of more than 65 collector cars, catering to a wide range of tastes and budgets
  • Unique offerings include a Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Hardtop and a Slot Mods Custom Slot Car Track
  • Further information along with complete list of entries available online at auctionsamerica.com

 

UBURN, Indiana (November 13, 2014) – The final countdown is underway to Auctions America’s all-new, exclusively online, ‘BidAnywhere’ collector car sale. Held November 21 at auctionsamerica.com, this exciting, live virtual auction will be held entirely online, providing collectors with a simple and convenient bidding solution to enable them to participate from anywhere in the world.

 

Typical of all Auctions America sales, the BidAnywhere auction offers something for everyone. The roster of 65 vehicles spans nearly a century of automotive history and a broad range of price points. From a 1928 Ford Model A “AR” Roadster to a 2012 Ford Mustang Custom Convertible, the offering comprises an eclectic mix of  pre- and post-war automobiles, including a great selection of 50s and 60s classics, as well as late model collectibles. For those looking to enter the hobby and toying with purchasing their first collector car, there’s a wonderful selection of entry-level collectibles.

 

For the pre-war American enthusiast, the sale features an early production and beautifully restored 1928 Ford Model A “AR” Roadster. It joins the previously announced 1937 Cadillac V-16 Custom Imperial Cabriolet, one of just two examples built and reportedly used as the MGM Studios car in period for many stars of the time, including Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh during the filming of Gone with the Wind.

 

Post-war European examples are highlighted by a striking 1961 Mercedes-Benz 190 SL Roadster, a fantastic driver, ready for the road. Late model collectibles include a very well-maintained 1989 Ferrari 328 GTS, a highly original 1987 Buick GNX, and a “like-new” 1987 Porsche 911 Carrera Coupe, finished in the rare and highly desirable Lagoon Green Metallic. In addition to this trio of 1980s poster cars, which have been enjoying increasing popularity, BidAnywhere will also lift the gavel on another icon of its era, a cosmetically restored 1974 Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser.

 

Other unique offerings slated for Auctions America’s BidAnywhere sale include:

  • a number of project cars fit for the more ambitious enthusiast. Sought-after models ready for restoration include a legendary 1960 AC Bristol along with a barn-find 1953 Aston Martin DB2 Coupe;
  • a 1960 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL hardtop, a desirable accessory for the collector looking to complete their Roadster;
  • an incredibly detailed 2011 Slot Mods Custom Slot Car Track, reminiscent of early sports car racing with twisty back roads through scenic hills, and ready for hours of enjoyment; and,
  • a 1935 Gar Wood 16-Foot Speedster known as “Miss Conduct”, one of only five surviving Speedster examples from one of the most acclaimed names in classic boating.

 

To ensure accurate representation of all lots, and provide bidders with a level of confidence unmatched in the industry, detailed condition reports, completed by Auctions America’s expert team of specialists, accompany each vehicle and are available for viewing at auctionsamerica.com.

 

For further information on Auctions America’s upcoming BidAnywhere sale, to register to bid, or to view a complete list of auction entries, please visit auctionsamerica.com or call toll free 877.906.2437 (or +1 260.927.9797 outside North America).

 

About BidAnywhere

BidAnywhere is Auctions America’s exclusively all-online collector car auction. To overcome concerns associated with online sales and buying sight unseen, each lot offered is accompanied by a professional condition report, completed by Auctions America’s own expert team of specialists, meaning bidders can participate confidently, knowing vehicles have been reviewed by qualified experts. On sale day, an auctioneer will be calling bids live online; the auction will be Live Virtual, meaning it will only take place on the Internet. Buyers can place bids in real-time through a platform created especially for Auctions America by Proxibid (www.proxibid.com/auctionsamerica), the most trusted online Marketplace for buying and selling highly valued items like the vehicles in this auction. Proxibid’s online bidding platform is backed by the most robust fraud prevention system in the industry, designed to ensure both buyers and sellers are safe when transacting online. Prior to the sale, buyers can place absentee bids on vehicles of interest. For successful bidders, the process remains simple and convenient through to delivery. They simply pay by wire transfer or check, and the Auctions America team securely shares their information with transportation partner Reliable Carriers, who will arrange vehicle pick up from the consignor’s garage while maintaining client confidentiality.

 

About Auctions America

Founded in July 2010, Auctions America specializes in the sale of American classics, European sports cars, Detroit muscle, hot rods and customs. Headquartered at the historic Auburn Auction Park in Indiana, Auctions America boasts an expert team of full-time car specialists, who offer more than 180 years of combined experience buying, selling, racing and restoring collector vehicles, making them uniquely qualified to advise on all aspects of the hobby. The company's established roster of annual events are held in some of the country's leading automotive destinations including Auburn, Indiana; Fort Lauderdale, Florida; and Burbank, California. In addition, the company is an auction house of choice for the sale of private and estate collections. To learn more about Auctions America, visit auctionsamerica.com, find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @auctionsamerica.

About Proxibid

Proxibid provides asset owners of all sizes and buyers with access to the world’s most trusted online Marketplace and selling solutions for excess inventory. More than $2 billion in inventory passes through Proxibid’s Marketplace annually in product categories that include heavy equipment; commercial and industrial equipment; real estate; fine art, antiques and collectibles and more. Founded in 2001, Proxibid is headquartered in Omaha, NE with offices in New York and London.  For more information about Proxibid, please visit www.proxibid.com.

 

Media Contact

For further information, hi-res images, and interview opportunities, please contact:

Amy Christie         achristie@auctionsamerica.com      +1 519 437 3047

Dana Kaufman     dana.kaufman@proxibid.com          +1 402 505 7776