SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. _ Worldwide Auctioneers has confirmed plans to kick off the year with the first catalogue sale of Arizona Auction week. The company's inaugural Scottsdale Auction is scheduled for the evening of Wednesday, Jan. 18 th in Old Town Scottsdale, with a selection of 80 fine motorcars including some no-reserve collections. "My partner John Kruse and I have been attending the auctions out in Arizona for many years", said Principal & Chief Auctioneer Rod Egan. "Starting the year with an Arizona sale has long been part of our plans and the time is right to introduce a fresh and exciting sale to the mix."
Among the no-reserve consignments are three Porsches from the Darwin James Collection: a freshly restored 1955 Porsche 356A/1600 Speedster with numbers matching powertrain and Porsche Certificate of Authenticity and Kardex; a rare "Pre-A" example 1953 Porsche 356/1500 "Bent Window" Cabriolet with coachwork by Reutter; and another recently restored numbers-matching 1959 Porsche 356/1600 S Convertible D with coachwork by Karrozzeiewerke Drauz with Porsche Certificate of Authenticity.
The auction is scheduled for 5 p.m. on Wednesday with preview from Monday up until sale time. For information, visit worldwideauctioneers.com.