CARLISLE, PA – It’s been too long – too long indeed since the Carlisle Auctions brand was front and center as part of a Carlisle Events automotive event. With auctions cancelled due to the coronavirus in the spring and summer, Carlisle Auctions will present a two-day, 400 car offering as part of Fall Carlisle 2020. While Fall Carlisle itself runs September 30-October 4 at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds, just a few blocks west at the Carlisle Expo Center, nearly 100 years of automotive excellence will cross the block on October 1 & 2.
Powered by an all-new partnership with the AACA Museum, Inc., Carlisle Auctions second auction of the season hosts more than a half dozen cars from the museum, including a handful that are from pre-war era. In addition, these time capsules are impeccable and not only must be seen to be believed but will most certainly draw large scale attention from collectors across the country. Commitments from the AACA collection include a 1926 Packard 4-Door Club Dietrich, 1926 Wills St. Clair, 1931 Cadillac Town, 1935 Brewster Sedan, 1946 Kaiser Street Rod, 1956 Chrysler Imperial and a 1991 Jaguar XJS.
In addition to these gems, Carlisle Auctions offers an eclectic mix of muscle plus even more collector cars from the past, present and even some future classics. Thursday, October 1 at around 5 p.m., trucks take center stage. An all-truck hour will help transition the lots from early on day 1 to the heavy hitters of the evening. Big trucks, little trucks and even some SUVs will be part of the auction.
Powered by Carlisle Auctions FREE UNLESS SOLD guarantee, auction events offer competitive fees that are some of the best in the industry, world champion auctioneers, years of experience and a wide assortment of marketing measures that aim to maximize exposure for committed consignments.
“We are excited to return to the Carlisle Expo Center for our Fall Carlisle Auction,” noted Tony Cline, Director of Auction Operations. “We’ve been hearing from buyers and sellers alike who are anxious for the event,” continued Cline. “We feel this will be one of our best available lots of cars in some time, with different types and styles available dating back to the early 1920s. We are still actively taking consignments and encourage those interested in bidding to register in advance. I can’t wait to see you starting October 1.”
Vehicles will begin loading in on Tuesday, September 29. All outdoor placements can be viewed by one and all, but ONLY event staff, registered buyers/sellers and guests and select business partners are permitted to enter the Expo Center during the auction. Due to gathering restrictions, general spectators are restricted from entering the Expo Center. The auction starts at 12 p.m. daily and includes an all-truck themed hour on October 1 at about 5 p.m. If a desired lot doesn’t sell, Carlisle Auctions offers a “Still for Sale” option for one last chance at connecting seller and buyer person to person and away from the spotlight of the auction block. “Still for Sale” is available starting October 1 and is available in person for a few days following the event in person and online at www.CarlisleAuctions.com for approximately three weeks.
As part of Carlisle Auctions health safety measures, masks will be required for entry and indoors, multiple hand washing/sanitizing stations will be available, restrooms, food and service areas will be regularly cleaned and hopeful bidders are encouraged to pre-register for easier packet pick up. In addition, concession options will be modified. Learn more about these measures plus details on bidding (in person, online or on the phone), buying and more by calling 717-960-6400 or online via aforementioned Carlisle Auctions web page.
Carlisle Events is a partner or producer of over a dozen annual collector car/truck events. Events are held at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds (Carlisle, PA), Allentown Fairgrounds (Allentown, PA), the Sunset Auction Facility (Sarasota, FL) and the SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus (Lakeland, FL). The season schedule includes four automotive flea markets of varying size, five auctions, as well as individual specialty shows featuring Corvettes, Fords, GMs, Chryslers, trucks, imports, tuners and performance sport compacts. Founded in 1974 by friends Bill Miller and Chip Miller, events hosted at Carlisle attract enthusiasts annually from all corners of the globe. More information is available at www.CarlisleEvents.com or www.CarlisleAuctions.com.
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