Leake Auctions brings inaugural collector car auction to Scottsdale

Automobiles | 23 Dec, 2019 |

Leake Auctions, America’s first collector car auction, will partner with Salt River Fields at Talking Stick to hold its first-ever collector car auction in Scottsdale, AZ, on January 15 – 19, 2020.

“Leake Auctions has been in the collector car auction world for over 50 years, but this will be our first time being a part of the well-known Scottsdale Auction Week,” said Gary Bennett, General Manager of Ritchie Bros’ Collector Car Sector. “Our auction docket includes the incomparable John Staluppi Cars of Dreams Collection, which is being sold at no reserve, as well as hundreds of rare vehicles from reputable consignors across the country. Our first-class auctioneers include the well-known Spanky Assister from Assister Auctioneers, as well as some of Ritchie Bros.’ very best. We are anticipating a very exciting and successful inaugural event unlike any other.”

Automobile highlights include:

• LOT #603 – 1970 MERCURY COUGAR ELIMINATOR HARDTOP – Matching numbers 428ci Cobra Jet engine and matching numbers 3-speed Cruise-O-Matic transmission. Restored to original condition with original sheet metal, windows and black interior. Sold at No Reserve.

• LOT #469 – 1969 FORD MUSTANG MACH 1 FASTBACK – Matching numbers S-code 390ci V8 engine with 4-speed manual transmission. Sold at No Reserve.

• LOT #623 – 1956 CHEROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE – From John Staluppi’s Cars of Dreams Collection. One of 3,467 produced in 1956 and multiple NCRS Top Flight Award winner. Sold at No Reserve.

• LOT #645 – 1950 WESTCRAFT CAPISTRANO CALYPSO TRAILER – 33 feet long and features a Pullman roof allowing 6’4″ of headroom and being the largest and most rare model Westcraft has ever offered.

The Leake event will comprise of other offerings, including a memorabilia auction, produced by Ray Claridge from Back in the Day Classics, an increase in sponsor partnerships, and onsite vendors. The auction will be open to spectators, bidders and consignors. General admission tickets are available at the gate for $20 per person (Wed/Thu/Fri/Sun) or $25 per person (Saturday). Doors open each day at 8 a.m.

To consign, register to bid, or to purchase event tickets, please visit leakecar.com or call 602-442-3380.

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