A record-breaking 688 vehicles crossed the two-lane auction block during Leake’s three-day Tulsa sale, June 5–7. When the final hammer dropped on Sunday, 74% of the vehicles were sold, and sales totaled $11.7m. A 1970 Dodge Hemi Challenger R/T and a 1959 Mercedes-Benz 190SL were the top sellers at $165,000 each.
On Saturday, the James C. Leake Award was presented to Margaret Dunning posthumously for her dedication and contribution to the collector car community. Margaret passed away at the age of 104 during the ELK Charity Challenge in May. Sunday featured 150 cars sold without reserve from Larry Klairmont of the Klairmont Kollections.
Eight other vehicles also sold above $100,000:
- 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG for $160,050
- 1966 Shelby GT350H for $133,100
- 2009 Freightliner M2 106 for $130,350
- 1969 Pontiac GTO for $121,000
- 1962 Ferrari Reproduction for $110,000
- 2015 Chevrolet Corvette for $110,000
- 1937 Cord 812 Supercharged for $104,500
- 2012 Aston Martin Virage $101,750
“The strength of the collector car market is evident based on the results of our auction,” stated Nancy Leake Sevenoaks. “One thousand bidders competed for a diverse collection of cars. From barn finds to private museum collections, our bidders had a great and a diverse selection to choose from at this sale.”
The Tulsa auction results are available online at www.LeakeCar.com.