Omaha, NE and Las Vegas—September 20, 2016— Proxibid, the world’s most trusted way to connect buyers and sellers of highly valued items, and Barrett-Jackson, the World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions®, will make a splash when Barrett-Jackson’s Ninth Annual Las Vegas Auction goes live online on Proxibid next month. The live auction will take place October 13-15, 2016 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, with online bidding provided exclusively by Proxibid. Online bidding for this auction is now available by visiting Proxibid.
The Las Vegas auction features an extraordinary lineup of supercars, American muscle, hot rods, and customs, including more than 80 vehicles from the Tammy Allen collection. The 1950 Mercury custom “Wasabi,” which was customized by hall of fame builder Dick Dean, is one of many showstoppers in this auction. This car has had a complete show-quality two-year restoration in which no expense was spared. Other featured vehicles include:
- Custom 2009 Mosler MT900 GTR, also known as the “IAD Land Shark”
- 1999 Shelby Series 1 Convertible with less than 400 miles
- A pair of 1967 Firebirds—the first two ever built by Pontiac
- 1969 Ford Boss 429 Fastback
- 1970 Plymouth Superbird
“Our Las Vegas 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 available in this auction is exceptional, and all will be available for online bidding, ensuring anyone in the world with an internet connection can log on and participate, even if they cannot attend the live auction. Barrett-Jackson is proud to partner with Proxibid to offer the most trusted way to buy collector cars online.”
All purchases in the Proxibid Marketplace are backed by the company’s comprehensive risk management system, designed specifically to manage high dollar transactions like the vehicles 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 2016, 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.