Omaha, NE—December 27, 2016— Proxibid, the world’s most trusted way to connect buyers and sellers of highly valued items, will extend the global reach of the 47th Annual Scottsdale Auction, presented by Barrett-Jackson - the World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions®. Proxibid’s online bidding technology will enable bidders from across the globe to participate in the live auction, taking place January 13-21, 2018 at Westworld of Scottsdale. Online registration and prebidding are already available via Proxibid.
Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale Auction features an extraordinary lineup of collector cars and automobilia, including supercars, American muscle, hot rods and customs. Most of the vehicles up for auction will sell at No Reserve. The featured vehicles range from exquisite pre-war collectibles, like a 1930 L29 Cord Sport Phaeton, to modern stunners, like a 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder. Even rare prototypes and low-production vehicles, like the 1966 Shelby GT350 Prototype #001 will be crossing the block. Other featured vehicles include:
- 1971 Plymouth HEMI ’Cuda: The last known 1971 HEMI ’Cuda built, this vehicle was one of 59 ’Cudas built in the model year.
- 1937 Rolls-Royce Phantom III Sedanca deVille by Freestone & Webb: This one-of-a-kind vehicle was recently displayed at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in 2017 and has always been maintained in running order.
- 1971 Dodge HEMI Challenger: One of 70 produced in 1971, this vehicle is documented and unrestored.
- 1969 Chevrolet ZL1 Camaro: This vehicle is distinguished from other Camaros built in 1969 by the aluminum ZL1 427 big-block engine – just 59th of 69 cars built with the COPO 9560 option.
- 1955 Ford Thunderbird Custom Convertible: A full custom, the vehicle up for bid has won several awards and been featured in Street Rodder Premium and Autoweek magazines. This one-of-a-kind Thunderbird will sell at No Reserve.
“Our Scottsdale Auction is a cornerstone event for Barrett-Jackson,” said Craig Jackson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Barrett-Jackson Auction Company. “The lineup of vehicles in this auction is exceptional, and we’re proud that through our partnership with Proxibid, not only can the thousands of bidders in attendance participate, but also our absentee bidders online across the world.”
All purchases on the Proxibid platform are backed by the company’s comprehensive risk management system, designed specifically to manage high-dollar transactions like the collector cars crossing the block 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.
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About The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company
Established 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.
Proxibid 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 15 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.