The Leake Collector Car Show & Auction, home-based in Tulsa, OK, wrapped up a record-setting sale, reaching $6.7 million in sales and selling 58 percent of the cars. The auction was held in Dallas Market Hall, November 18-20. The top selling car was a 1968 Plymouth Barracuda B029, selling for $167,750 with the buyer’s premium.
Other top selling cars were: a 2011 Shelby GT500 selling for $96,250, a 1965 Ford Custom 500 at $83,600, a 2004 Aston Martin Vanquish $80,300 and a 1969 Plymouth Road Runner at $78,650 – all with the buyer’s premium included.
Car enthusiasts lined up each day to view a vast array of cars including Cadillacs, Corvettes, Camaros, Street Rods, Mustangs and other vintage, collector, muscle, high-performance and specialty vehicles. 561 vehicles were offered and a total of 321 vehicles were sold during the three-day auction.
“We featured a great assortment of cars in our Dallas sale that drew large, enthusiastic crowds each day,” stated Richard Sevenoaks, president of Leake Auction Company. “Muscle cars and customs continue to be popular with buyers and sellers. With an increase in the number of registered bidders at our sale this year, I believe we were successful in presenting a quality selection of cars that appealed to everyone.”
The auction results are available online at www.leakecar.com.
In a partnership with Marty and Janet Robertson and Cook Children’s, Leake Auction Company auctioned four vehicles during their annual collector car auction in Dallas to benefit Cook Children’s of Fort Worth. A 1968 Corvette, a 1969 Plymouth Roadrunner, a 1958 Chevrolet Impala and a 2002, 26’ Eliminator Cat Boat sold for a combined total of $188,100 with the buyer’s premium donated by Leake Auction Company. Hats were also passed to allow people to make a private donation. An additional $2,000 was raised.
Leake Auction Company was established in 1964 as one of the first car auctions in the country. More than 40 years later the auction company has sold over 34,000 cars and currently operates auctions in Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio.
The next Leake Collector Car Show & Auction will be in Oklahoma City February 17-18, 2012. For more information about the Oklahoma City sale, or other Leake car auctions, visit the website at www.leakecar.com