Rare and Unique Vehicles Headline The Finest Automobile Auctions Aspen Snowmass Sale Live Online on Proxibid

Omaha, NE—September 6, 2016— Proxibid, the world’s most trusted way to connect buyers and sellers of highly valued items, will be the exclusive provider of online bidding when The Finest Automobile Auctions hosts its second live auction of the year on Saturday, September 17 at 3 pm MDT at Snowmass Club in Snowmass, CO. Seventy-five prewar and postwar vehicles will be featured in this live auction, with prebidding already available via Proxibid.

Collector car aficionados from across the globe will not want to miss the chance to bid and win the rare gems available in this auction. Whether experienced or novice collectors, there is something for every enthusiast, including a series of vehicles for microcar collectors, like a 1948 Fiat 500B Topolino Cabriolet, a revision to the smallest mass-produced car of its time, and a 1959 Fiat 600 Viotti.

With Proxibid, anyone anywhere in the world with an internet connection can participate with the click of a button, and bid online on featured vehicles including:

  • 1924 Amilcar CGS3: The quintessential French sports car, this 1924 Amilcar CGS3 Boat Tail is extremely lightweight with a four-cylinder motor. It is a pleasure to drive and a jewel to behold. Est. $110,000 – $125,000.
  • 1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL: Featuring a low waistline, big curved greenhouse windows and a Coupe Roadster with detachable hardtop, the Mercedes-Benz 280SL earned itself the nickname “pagoda top.” The 280SL was the final W113 model to receive an increased engine displacement. Est: $140,000 – $165,000.
  • 1937 Cord 812 Phaeton: The first American-designed and built front wheel-drive car with independent front suspension, the Cord 812 followed the 1934 Citroën Traction Avant and the Cord L-29, which were also the first to offer hidden headlights. Est: $120,000 – $140,000.

“Our partnership with Proxibid extends the reach of The Finest Automobile Auctions far beyond Aspen Snowmass to ensure every collector in the world can participate,” said Bradley Farrell, CEO of The Finest Automobile Auctions. “Following on the heels of our June sale, we’ve curated a collection of the highest caliber. We are thrilled to be able to share these rare, beautiful automobiles with collectors across the globe.”

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.

For more information about this auction, to view the online catalog, or to place a bid, please visit www.proxibid.com/thefinest.


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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.


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About The Finest Automobile Auctions

The Finest Automobile Auctions is a technology company and auction house focused on delivering the finest experience for collector car enthusiasts and offers customized buying opportunities for onsite and online buyers. In addition to its auction at The Elegance at Hershey and Aspen Snowmass, The Finest offers a private collection for online purchase. http://www.thefinest.com/