Auctions America returns to South Florida, April 1-3, for the company’s 14th annual Fort Lauderdale. Widely regarded not only as South Florida’s premier collector car auction, but also one of the area’s leading classic car shows, the spring event presents a wonderful showcase of automotive history and design for collectors and enthusiasts alike. This year’s event is set to present another 450 American classics, European sports cars, Detroit muscle, hot rods and customs, offering something for all automotive tastes and budgets.
Headline attractions for the April sale include:
1948 Tucker 48; a rolling symbol of the American Dream, just 51 Tuckers were built, making them a rare find at any auction. This historically-important example began life as the factory automatic transmission test chassis, and was later completed by several enthusiasts using sourced parts and patterns, resulting in a highly detailed and authentic restoration.
1931 Packard Deluxe Eight Convertible Coupe, a CCCA Full Classic, offered from its second long-term owner.
1929 Auburn 8-90 Cabriolet, presented in Black over Oxblood Red interior, and well accessorized with monogram drum headlights and matching cowllamps.
1935 Lincoln Model K V-12 Roadster by LeBaron, one of only 30 LeBaron Roadsters produced by Lincoln in 1935.
Dates & Times
Sale dates: Friday, April 1, 2016 – Saturday, April 2, 2016
Auction begins 10:00 AM EDT
Sunday, April 3, 2016
Auction begins 11:00 AM EDT
Preview dates: Thursday, March 31, 2016
Doors open 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
Friday, April 1, 2016 – Sunday, April 3, 2016
Doors open 9:00 AM EDT, daily
Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center
1950 Eisenhower Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316
Admission: Bidder registration is $100 and includes an official auction catalogue and admission for two (2) to the preview and auction. Spectator admission is $20 for a single-day pass and $50 for an event pass, which covers the duration of the event. Children 12 and under receive free entry.
The Fort Lauderdale digital catalogue is available online here: http://www.auctionsamerica.com/catalog/2016/FL16/
For those unable to attend the auction in person, Auctions America offers a broad range of remote bidding options, including Internet, absentee and telephone bidding, and the auction will stream live at www.auctionsamerica.com, providing real-time coverage of the event.
Supporting Charitable Causes:
As part of our commitment to give back to the communities in which we operate, Auctions America is proud to once again lend its auction services to support two organizations committed to supporting at-risk youth in South Florida. 1964 Ford Falcon Futura Restomod; Est. $20,000 – $30,000, offered without reserve
100 percent of proceeds benefitting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County
Powered by an upsized 351-cid V-8 engine paired with an automatic transmission and performance-type shifter, this Restomod has been restored and features rack-and-pinion steering, front disc brakes, power-operated convertible top and custom wheels. Auctions America is proud to once again support the work of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County (BGCBC) with 100 percent of proceeds from this car’s sale, including buyer’s premium, going to the non-profit organization. The BGCBC is dedicated to helping young people improve their lives by building self-esteem and developing values and skills during their critical period of growth. Each year, the BGCBC serves more than 12,500 at-risk youth, ages 6-18, in South Florida’s Broward County.
In addition, the Fort Lauderdale sale will present a 2006 Metropolitan Luftwaffe Bf 109 E Messerschmitt custom chopper & a 2006 Metropolitan Royal Air Force Super Marine Spitfire custom chopper. Signed by G. Gordon Liddy, 100 percent of proceeds from the sale of the two motorcycles will benefit The Boys & Girls Club of Indian River County (both estimated at $7,000 – $10,000; offered without reserve).
In addition to the automobiles, Auctions America’s Fort Lauderdale sale will present an assortment of automobilia, including a terrific selection of rare mascots, unheard-of Gas pump/service station lots, neon signs, fine bronzes and original art. Standout lots include a beautiful original Alfredo de la maria painting of the 1967 LeMans; a large scale Stutz Blackhack Special model of the land speed car driven by Frank Lockhart; along with a selection of 1960s era l’autopede carousel rides.
ABOUT AUCTIONS AMERICA
Formed in July 2010, Auctions America specializes in the sale of American Classics, European sports cars, Detroit muscle, hot rods and customs. Headquartered at the historic Auburn Auction Park in Indiana, Auctions America boasts an expert team of full-time vehicle specialists, who offer over 150 years’ combined experience buying, selling, racing and restoring collector vehicles, making them uniquely qualified to advise on all aspects of the hobby. The company’s established roster of annual events are held in some of the country’s leading automotive destinations including Auburn, Indiana; Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Santa Monica, California; and Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. To learn more about Auctions America, visit auctionsamerica.com, find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @auctionsamerica.