This Summer’s Auto-Auction Calendar
Prepare for 2014’s best auto auctions
If you’re a motorhead looking to attend this summer’s best auto auctions, you better start planning. Each year, more people are attending auctions to find reliable cars at inexpensive prices. According to edmunds.com, a car-quoting website, nearly 9 million vehicles are purchased every year at auto auctions. Be sure to research and plan ahead to assure you have knowledge about the product you might be buying. Use this calendar to keep track of where and when the hottest auctions are happening this summer.
June 2, 2014
On Monday, June 2 at 10 a.m., West Auctions is holding a bankruptcy auction in which cars are sold by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court. About 19 classic and collector cars will be sold. Inspection of the vehicles is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is no cost and the auction takes place entirely online.
For more information: http://www.westauction.com/
June 7, 2014
On Saturday, June 7 at 10 a.m., Historics at Brooklands is presenting an automobilia sale at Brooklands Motor Museum in Weybridge, Surrey. At 1 p.m., cars and motorcycles will be put on sale. The auction will present renowned marques such as Bentley, Ferrari, Aston Martin, Mercedez-Benz, Rolls-Royce and Jaguar. Historics at Brooklands will offer advice and expertise to any guests looking to buy or sell a classic car. Admission into the auction costs $25 (admits two), or guests may purchase a catalogue that permits entrance into the museum displays and exhibits, apart from the Concorde Experience.
For more information: http://www.historics.co.uk/buying/auctions.aspx
June 7, 2014
On Saturday, June 7 at 10 a.m., Ralph Bodenner III is presenting his collection of collectible and late-model vehicles in Building 385 at Oscoda-Wirtsmith Airport in Oscoda, Mich. In result of health issues, Thurlow Auction Service Inc. is sponsoring the event. Bodenner is selling a variety of vehicles, ranging from a 1929 Ford Model A to a 1960 Thunderbird Coupe. There is no cost to enter the auction.
For more information: http://www.thurlowauctions.com/
June 10, 2014
On Tuesday, June 10 at 9:00 a.m., an antique auto auction will be held at 18710 East Big Valley Lane in Claremore, Okla. Over 50 antique cars, trucks and various parts will be sold. The auction is presenting top names such as AMC/Rambler, Pontiac, Chevrolet, Ford, International Harvestor, Chrysler/Dodge/Plymouth, and White. The auction will also present engines, transmissions and sheet metal among other parts. Sponsored by Chupps Auction Company, there is no cost to attend.
For more information: http://chuppsauction.com/
June 13, 2014
On Friday, June 13 at 10 a.m. and on Saturday, June 14 at 10 a.m., Mecum Auctions will be hosting a vehicle auction at CenturyLink Field Event Center 800 Occidental Ave. South, in Seattle, Wash. Gates will be open at 8 a.m. on both days. Sellers attending the auction should check in on Wednesday, June 11, at 8 a.m. and 6 p.m., or Thursday, June 12, at 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. The auction will be broadcasted on Esquire and NBCSN on various days and times.
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June 14, 2014
On Saturday, June 14 at 10 a.m., the Barnes Estate will auction cars, trucks, tools and other collectables at 419 Pohlman Rd. in Chillicothe, Ohio. The auction will feature a 1916 Maxwell touring car, a pickup truck, an enclosed trailer, tools, mowers and household goods. The auction will also present a ranch-style home with three bedrooms, two baths, a basement, a three-car attached garage and a one-car detached garage. The minimum bid on the home is $48,000. Two adjoining vacant lots will also be sold in as-is condition.
For more information: http://www.stanleyandson.com/
June 14, 2014
On Saturday, June 14 at 9 a.m., Spring Grove Auction Company is partnering with Show Your Ride and Steam Boat Days to provide an antique and collector-car auction at 60 Lafayette St. in Winona, Minn. The auction is presenting 130 vehicles. Registering to bid is free, but the cost to attend is $10. Admission is only $5 with a Steam Boat Days button and children under 12 are admitted for free. A 5 percent buy-fee with be transacted for all purchased vehicles. All memorabilia sales will be subject to a 10 percent seller’s fee and a 10 percent buyer’s fee. There is no fee to cosign memorabilia, but the auction will be limiting accepted items.
July 11, 2014
On Friday, July 11 at 4 p.m., the Cape Summer Collector Car Auction will begin at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. The event lasts two days and the cost to attend is $6 for general admission. There is a $250 entry fee on a reserve vehicle and a $150 entry fee on a no-reserve vehicle. A Bidders Card costs $20. All entry fees are to be paid in advance. Credit cards will be charged a 2 percent convenience fee. A 7 percent buyer’s fee will be charged to those who purchase vehicles, and a 10 percent buyers fee will be charged to those who purchase memorabilia.
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Aug. 30, 2014
On Saturday, Aug. 30 at 9 a.m., Lucky Collector Car Auctions is hosting a two-day vehicle auction at 325 152nd St. East in Tacoma, Wash. The auction will feature sports cars, muscle cars, classics, pickup trucks, motorcycles, model cars and other rarities. Admission will cost $10 on Saturday, but will be free on Sunday.
For more information: http://www.luckyoldcar.com/