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Barrett-Jackson Brings Three Days of World-Class Collector Car Auctions Live Online on Proxibid with its 17th Annual Palm Beach Auction

March 26, 2019
This 1959 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible form the World of Classics Collection is just one of more than 500 iconic vehicles up for bid via Proxibid in the Barrett-Jackson 17th Annual Palm Beach Auction April 11-13. (Photo: Business Wire)

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 26, 2019--Proxibid, the most trusted way to connect buyers and sellers of highly valued items, has been selected to provide live online bidding for the 17 th Annual Palm Beach Auction, presented by Barrett-Jackson, the World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions. The 17 th Annual Palm Beach Auction will take place April 11-13, 2019 at the South Florida Fairgrounds. More than 500 lots of iconic ’50s luxury and ’60s muscle cars, as well as modern supercars, American classics and more will cross the auction block onsite in Palm Beach and live online on Proxibid. Prebidding in this auction is already available by visiting www.proxibid.com/barrett-jackson.

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This 1959 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible form the World of Classics Collection is just one of more than 500 iconic vehicles up for bid via Proxibid in the Barrett-Jackson 17th Annual Palm Beach Auction April 11-13. (Photo: Business Wire)

Included in this three-day extravaganza are vehicles from the World of Classics Collection, a collection of American iron amassed by Leif-Ivan Karlsson, a Swedish entrepreneur. Mr. Karlsson is an avid collector of American classics who opened his first World of Classics Museum in Stockholm, Sweden, and later opened a second museum near his home in Florida – bringing a total of nearly 70,000 square feet of classic American cars to enthusiasts both locally and abroad. Featured lots from the World of Classics Collection include a 1959 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible (Lot #660.1), which is equipped with a Continental kit and is finished in pink with a matching pink-on-white interior, and this frame-off-restored blue-on-blue 1955 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible (Lot #660.2), which is one of only a limited number of convertibles produced that year.

Collector car enthusiasts will not want to miss the opportunity to bid live on Proxibid on unique and hard-to-find vehicles, including:

  • Lot 720: This stunning 2012 McLaren MP4-12Cis in excellent condition. It is finished in original McLaren Volcano Orange paint with carbon fiber side wings. With just 18,900 actual miles, this beauty is ready to become part of your collection.
  • Lot 737: This fully-restored 1967 Ford Shelby GT500 features all original sheet metal and inboard headlights.
  • Lot 726: Dubbed “The Widowmaker” this 1986 Porsche 930 Coupe Turbo was purchased in Germany via the Porsche Club of America and was delivered to Denver. It has always been garaged and only driven in the summer months.
  • Lot 721: This 2010 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano F1 offers all the bells and whistles with only 7,304 actual miles.

“Barrett-Jackson is proud to bring our auction to Palm Beach for it’s 17 th year,” said Craig Jackson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Barrett-Jackson Auction Company. “This year’s docket features some of the most exciting vehicles for sale anywhere in the industry. Our partnership with Proxibid ensures bidders who cannot join us onsite can participate live online from anywhere in the world and purchase the car of their dreams.”

All purchases on Proxibid are backed by the company’s comprehensive risk management system, designed specifically to manage high-dollar transactions like the collector cars available in this auction. Proxibid’s robust online bidding platform is powered by enterprise-level technology and infrastructure, and boasts a 99.9+ percent uptime, making it the safest place to buy and sell collector cars online.

For more information about this auction, to review the online catalog, or to bid, please visit Proxibid.

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About Proxibid
Proxibid is the most trusted platform for connecting buyers and sellers of highly valued items. Since 2001, more than $45 billion in inventory has passed through Proxibid’s platform via live and timed auctions and buy now | make offer transactions. Proxibid’s Marketplace supports 16 categories including heavy equipment; industrial machinery; real estate; fine art; antiques and collectibles, and more.

Proxibid’s Powered By solution enables sellers to integrate Proxibid’s marketplace technology into their websites, offering custom development and more to bring ecommerce solutions to companies across the globe.

Founded in 2001, Proxibid is headquartered in Omaha, NE with offices in London. For more information about Proxibid, please visit www.proxibid.com.

About The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company
Established in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions®, is the leader in collector car auctions and automotive lifestyle events. The company produces auctions in Scottsdale, Arizona; Palm Beach, Florida; at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut, and Las Vegas, Nevada. With broadcast partners MotorTrend (formerly Velocity) and Discovery Channel, Barrett-Jackson will feature live television coverage in 2019, including broadcasts in over 150 countries internationally. Barrett-Jackson also endorses a one-of-a-kind collector car insurance for collector vehicles and other valued belongings. For more information about Barrett-Jackson, visit www.barrett-jackson.com, or call 480-421-6694.

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