Countdown To Auctions America by RM’s Debut In Carlisle

By Auto News Log • April 12th, 2011

- ‘Spring Carlisle’ Auction scheduled April 28 – 30, 2011 in Carlisle, PA
– Star lot: a 1931 Cadillac Model 355 Roadster formerly of famous “Movie World” collection
– Auctions America by RM is still accepting consignments

AUBURN, Ind. − Auctions America by RM will raise the gavel for the first time at the Carlisle Expo Center on Thursday, April 28, kicking off its three-day sale held during Carlisle Events’ 2011 ‘Spring Carlisle’ show. The selection of motor cars on offer represents almost every decade of automobile production, ranging from pre-war classics to late model sports cars, with something suiting almost every collector’s budget.

The star of the show is a lovely, original 1931 Cadillac Model 355 Roadster (estimate: $125,000 – $150,000). This automobile has approximately 74,900 miles reading on the odometer, and believed to be actual from new. It was formerly a part of the famed “Movie World” collection in Ventura, California and James Brucker Sr. used this car for many years as his personal driver (1950-1965).

Although never restored, this 1931 Cadillac Roadster remains beautifully preserved, correct and complete today. As offered, this wonderful classic can be driven and enjoyed exactly as it is.

“We’re pleased with the comprehensive offering of automobiles assembled for our first Carlisle auction, and there’s still time for collectors to join the roster and consign their motor cars to the sale,” states Donnie Gould, President, Auctions America by RM.

Exhibiting the breadth of consignments, other highlights include:

– A completely restored 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible, estimate: $60,000 – $70,000

– An award-winning 1932 Ford Hi Boy, estimate $50,000 – $60,000

– A rare 1974 Maserati Merak, estimate: $30,000 – $35,000

– A pristine 1960 MG “A” 1600 Roadster, estimate $35,000 – $42,000

– A desirable 1995 Ford Mustang Cobra “R”, estimate $28,000 – $36,000

For a regularly updated consignment list, please visit:

http://www.auctionsamerica.com/events/all-lots.cfm?SaleCode=SC11&Category=Cars

Event Details:

Spring Carlisle Auction

Preview:

Thursday, April 28 to Saturday, April 30

Commencing at 9:00am ET daily

Auction:

Thursday, April 28 to Saturday, April 30

Commencing at 3pm ET on Thursday and Friday

Commencing at 4pm ET on Saturday

Admission:

$10 day pass for swap meet also admits one to the auction

$100 bidder registration (admits two for the weekend to the auction and swap meet)

Location:

Carlisle Expo Center
100 k Street
Carlisle, Pa 17013

For those unable to attend the auction in person, it will stream live on the Internet at www.auctionsamerica.com. Remote bidding options include Internet, telephone and absentee. Clients can register to bid in advance online by visiting www.auctionsamerica.com/bid.

Photo caption: 1931 Cadillac Model 355 Roadster featured at the ‘Spring Carlisle’ auction, hosted by Auctions America by RM

Photo credit: Courtesy of Auctions America by RM

About Auctions America by RM

Auctions America by RM was formed in July 2010 as a subsidiary of the world’s largest collector car auction house, RM Auctions. It is headquartered in Auburn, Indiana at its 235-acre Auburn Auction Park and will host five multi-day events in 2011. The Auctions America by RM team, led by collector car expert Donnie Gould, specializes in American classics, Detroit muscle, hot rods, customs, and vintage motorcycles. Information about Auctions America by RM and RM Auctions is available to consumers via the Internet at www.AuctionsAmerica.com and www.RMAuctions.com.

About Carlisle Events

Carlisle Events, host of 10 annual collector car, truck and motorcycle events, attracts more than half a million people to its 150-acre facility in Carlisle, Pennsylvania each year. Included in the annual events schedule are two automotive swap meets and auctions –Spring and Fall – and individual specialty shows featuring Corvettes, Fords, GMs, Chryslers, trucks, motorcycles, sport compacts and imports. Founded in 1974 by friends Bill Miller and Chip Miller, the “Cars at Carlisle” events attract automotive enthusiasts from around the world. Information about Carlisle Events and Carlisle Auctions is available to consumers via the Internet at www.CarlisleEvents.com and www.CarlisleAuctions.com.

Kerrey Kerr-Enskat
kerrey@auctionsamerica.com
+1 818 577 7214

Chris Hann
chrish@carlisleevents.com
+1 717 243 7855 xt 123

Source: Auctions America

 

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