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The regular Thursday auction at Atlantic City is kind of a warm up for the weekend. A lot of newer cars crossed the block, so that the big crowd days — Friday and Saturday — will be loaded with more Classic cars.

Things picked up steam at the Borgata sale on Thursday night, which offered 50 “higher end” cars. Eighteen of these vehicles were actually sold. Here are the successful sales:

2007 Shelby GTH Convertible ($62,000); 1948 Chevrolet Fleetline Conutry Club Aero Coupe ($29,000); 1936 Ford Hot Rod Woody Wagon ($60,000); 1936 Chevy Coupe with dual sidemounts — Old Cars Weekly cover car ($35,000); 1956 Pontiac Star Chief convertible ($67,000); 1957 Ford Tunderbird ($51,500); 1935 Auburn Custom hot rod ($67,500); 1952 Muntz Jet ($72,000); 1939 LaSalle convertible ($39,000); 1962 Chevrolet Impala SS 409 convertible ($76,000); 1965 Buick Riviera GS Sport Coupe ($41,750); 1966 Pontiac Catalina 2+2 convertible ($33,000); 1957 Ford Skyliner Retractable ($45,000); 1961 Chrysler 300 G convertible ($79,000); 1936 Packard phaeton ($100,000); 1962 Corvette with added FI ($80,000); 1969 Chevelle SS-396 ($45,000); and 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T with custom paint ($36,000).

Some of these cars, like the ’39 LaSalle, were excellent buys.

The Atlantic City Classic Car Auction will continue tomorrow, Saturday and Sunday so we’ll be bringing you daily reports.

 

  

 

 

 

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