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Worldwide's Enthusiast auction finds homes for 99% of consignments

Almost all consignments find new homes at Worldwide’s Enthusiast Auction in Auburn, Indiana, including two outstanding collections.
1936 Deco Rides "Maharaja Special" One-Off Custom, built by Terry Cook of Deco Rides and Delahaye USA

1936 Deco Rides "Maharaja Special" One-Off Custom, built by Terry Cook of Deco Rides and Delahaye USA

Auburn, Indiana. - Worldwide conducted its second live sale of the year on April 23-24 at its company headquarters in Auburn, Indiana, with 99% of consignments finding new homes at The Enthusiast Auction, including two outstanding collections. Among the highlights was an exciting offering of one-off custom cars and street rods including a beautiful art deco style 1936 Deco Rides "Maharaja Special" One-Off Custom, built by Terry Cook of Deco Rides and Delahaye USA, that sold for an astonishing $346,000. A multiple award-winning 1932 Packard Twin Six 905 Sport Phaeton from the wonderful Miller Family Packard Collection brought $204,300 and a very desirable numbers-matching 1963 Corvette Sting Ray “Split-Window” Coupe realized $148,400. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of a 1952 Hudson 'Twin H-Power' Hornet Six Coupe, a highly authentic recreation of a NASCAR icon presented in the "Fabulous Hudson Hornet" livery of racing legend Marshall Teague was donated to Indiana’s Huntington University Film Department.

1932 Packard Twin Six 905 Sport Phaeton

1932 Packard Twin Six 905 Sport Phaeton

The Enthusiast Auction also offered over 400 lots of fresh-to-market memorabilia, including porcelain signs, gas pumps, racing artifacts, pressed steel toys, pedal cars, and motorbikes and saw the introduction of The Enthusiast Tour, a three-day Midwest driving tour for aficionados that took off in the snow to enjoy multiple specialist automotive and culinary stops in Indiana, before rolling right back into Auburn for The Enthusiast Auction itself.

Full results are available online at . The sale took place on Friday, April 23 and Saturday, April 24 at Kruse Plaza in Auburn, with a virtual VIP experience available to all on the Worldwide TV platform, offering viewers the inside scoop on the cars, people and dynamics that power the preparation and staging of a major, live prestige collector car auction, Worldwide TV replays can be watched online at, including the replay of The Enthusiast Auction itself.

Next stop for the team is California’s Monterey Peninsula for Pebble Beach Car Week, with the annual Pacific Grove Auction scheduled for Thursday, August 12, 2021. The boutique evening sale will once again be staged in the glorious oceanside setting of the Pacific Grove Golf Links, adjacent to the famous 17 Mile Drive and perfectly positioned at the tip of the Peninsula for both Monterey and Pebble Beach. Consignments of quality cars and collections are invited. Interested consignors should call 1.260.925.6789 or email


About Worldwide Auctioneers. Worldwide Auctioneers is a US-based, boutique catalogue auction company that is unique in having principals who are owner auctioneers, wholly invested in seamlessly delivering the optimal result for every client. In addition to the acquisition and sale of classic automobiles at auction, it offers an extensive range of personalized services to the serious collector, including appraisal, collection direction and consultancy, estate planning and asset management.

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