BEDFORD HILLS, N.Y. & OMAHA, Neb.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#auction—The
Finest Automobile Auctions, a new auction house focused on
delivering the finest experience for collector car enthusiasts, and
Proxibid, the world’s most trusted way to connect buyers and sellers of
highly valued items, are pleased to present an impressive lineup of
collector cars available for auction at The
Elegance at Hershey. On Saturday, June 11 at 1:00 pm Eastern, live
and online bidding provided by Proxibid will commence, but prebidding
for this auction is already available by visiting the auction
The Finest Automobile Auctions provides beautiful and significant
vehicles for purchase, curated from some of the world’s most esteemed
collections. The vehicles available for purchase at The Elegance at
Hershey will delight collectors of all types, ranging from pre-war
classics to modern sports cars, imports, military vehicles, and race
models spanning several decades.
“We are excited to share the automobiles available in this auction with
collectors from across the globe,” said Bradley R. Farrell, CEO of The
Finest Automobile Auctions. “Vehicles of this caliber do not often
become available for sale. This auction is a collector’s dream. Online
bidding provided by Proxibid means collectors from anywhere in the world
can log on and participate without having to attend the live auction.”
Fifty curated automobiles will be available for auction at The Elegance
at Hershey, including four vehicles from The John W. Rich Collection, a
private collection of some of the most unique and historic vehicles
produced. The inaugural live auction from The Finest Automobile Auctions
Mercedes Benz 540K Norrmalm Cabriolet: This is one of only three
cars known to exist with Norrmalm coachwork, and the only Mercedes
Benz with the aforementioned design. The vehicle’s heavy top and
structure with clean lines is an innovative technique for the time.
Est: $950,000 – $1.3M.
Bentley Mark V 4.25 Litre: Perhaps the most exquisite Bentley Mark
V ever produced, this is the only cabriolet made in this model. This
pre-war Bentley is a piece of The JWR Collection, and is estimated at
$850,000 – $1.2M.
SIATA 300 BC Sport Spider: The third of 40 built, this beautiful
machine is an award-winning privateer racer that recently underwent a
$247,000 refurbishment and is ready to roll. It is estimated at
$350,000 – $425,000.
Bugatti Type 38A Grand Sport: Bugatti produced only 385 Type 38
automobiles with only 39 in the supercharged 38A form such as this
vehicle. This automobile is part of The JWR Collection. Est: $400,000
Hupmobile Series R-11 5 Passenger Special Touring: This classic
vehicle is not only in great condition, but proceeds will benefit the
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. The vehicle is estimated at
$8,500 – $15,000.
Jaguar XK120M Race Trim: Considered by many to be one of the most
beautiful cars ever produced, the Jaguar XK120M debuted at the London
Motor Show in 1948, and was the fastest production car in the world at
the time of its launch. Est. $100,000 – $150,000.
The Finest Automobile Auctions places emphasis on the buying experience,
and no detail has been spared in providing the background and provenance
of each available vehicle. Buyers can rest assured that in addition to
preview inspections onsite, they have access to complete and detailed
information in the auction catalog and online to ensure they are making
an educated decision. Adding a new vehicle to a collection has never
been safer, with detailed buying information and Proxibid’s robust,
state-of-the-art risk management system employed for every transaction.
Buyers can trust their purchases are secure in the Proxibid Marketplace.
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.
Dana Kaufman, 402-505-7776