Omaha, NE—December 19, 2016—Proxibid, the world’s most trusted way to connect buyers and sellers of highly valued items, will be the exclusive provider of live online bidding for Barrett-Jackson’s 46th Annual Scottsdale Auction. Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions®, will bring its exciting docket, including Steven Tyler’s personal 2012 Hennessey Venom GT Spyder selling for charity and the 1960 Chevrolet Engineering Research Vehicle (CERV) 1 used by Zora Arkus-Duntov in his advancements of the Corvette in the 1960s. Barrett-Jackson’s world-class auction takes place January 14-22 at WestWorld of Scottsdale and online via Proxibid.
More than 1,500 collectible vehicles and more than 2,000 pieces of authentic automobilia will cross the block live and online over the nine days of auction featuring some of the most sought-after cars available. The auction docket features 145 vehicles from the Charlie Thomas Collection, all selling at No Reserve, including a highly collectible 1970 Plymouth Superbird with the original V-code 440/390hp Six Pack V8, backed by a 4-speed transmission with a pistol-grip shifter. Other featured vehicles in this auction include:
- 1969 L88 Corvette—one of only 216 produced
- 1969 Chevrolet Camaro COPO
- 1970 Plymouth HEMI ’Cuda – one of only 14 built
- 1965 Shelby GT350 Fastback
- 1929 Ford “Alumatub” Hot Rod – a Boyd Coddington creation
“The Scottsdale Auction is the anchor event for Barrett-Jackson,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson Auction Company. “This auction brings together some of the most extraordinary vehicles—many which have not seen the open market for decades—in a forum that ensures any collector located anywhere in the world can bid and win.”
Proxibid’s robust online bidding solution is backed by the industry’s most sophisticated fraud prevention system, designed to ensure buyers are safe when transacting online. Only Proxibid offers an integrated payment solution designed to manage high dollar purchases like collector cars, making it the safest place to collect 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 and automotive lifestyle events, which include authentic automobilia auctions. 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 2017, including broadcasts in over 100 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 http://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 South Sioux City, NE, and London. For more information about Proxibid, please visit www.proxibid.com.