Barrett-Jackson breaks Palm Beach auction records with $60.7 million in total sales, including $3.8 million for charity and welcomes Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to help raise 1 $.76 million to support Ukrainian relief efforts | National
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 11, 2022–
Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, once again proved to be the barometer of the collectible car market with another record breaking event at its 2022 Palm Beach Auction, April 7-9, at the park South Florida exhibits. Celebrating its most successful Palm Beach auction, Barrett-Jackson sold 676 vehicles, all without reserve, for more than $59.6 million, including nearly $3.8 million for charity. Also celebrating their most successful non-Scottsdale automobilia auction, Barrett-Jackson sold 412 genuine automobilia parts for over $1.07 million, bringing the auction total to over 60.7 million dollars with 100% sell-out rate and more than 80 worldwide. record auctions. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis attended the auction on Friday for the sale of two charity vehicles that raised $1.76 million to support humanitarian relief efforts in Ukraine.
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Governor Ron DeSantis attended the Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach auction for the sale of two charity vehicles that raised $1.76 million to support humanitarian relief efforts in Ukraine. (Photo: BusinessWire)
“Coming to Palm Beach, our goal was to build on the momentum we created during our sale to Scottsdale, and we delivered that in spades,” said Craig Jackson, president and CEO of Barrett. -Jackson. “It’s been three years since we held our Florida auction and this week was an extremely successful comeback with our best Palm Beach auction in Barrett-Jackson history. While we’ve celebrated countless milestones this year, the highlight was hosting Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, who helped us raise $1.76 million to support Franklin Graham’s Samaritan’s Purse and humanitarian relief efforts in Ukraine.
The top 10 non-charity vehicles sold at the 2022 Palm Beach auction included:
- 2020 Ford GT Carbon Series (Lot #725) – $1.54 million
- 2018 Ford GT ’67 Heritage Edition (Lot #732) from the Cars of Dreams Collection – $1.43 million
- 2006 Ford GT Heritage Edition (Lot #726.1) – $704,000
- 1960 Chevrolet Corvette Custom Convertible (Lot #720) – $550,000
- 1968 Chevrolet Yenko Super Camaro 427/450 (Lot #705.1) from the American Muscle Car Museum Collection – $533,500
- 1961 Chevrolet Corvette Custom Convertible (Lot #711) – $467,500
- 1962 Chevrolet Corvette Custom Topless Roadster “Elegance” (Lot #722) – $385,000
- 2006 Ford GT (Lot #726) – $385,000
- 1962 Mercedes-Benz 190SL Convertible (Lot #712) – $324,500
- 1967 Custom Chevrolet Chevy II Nova SS Coupe (Lot #687) – $297,000
In addition to Governor Ron DeSantis, many business figures, artists and professional athletes attended the Palm Beach auction this year, including Golden Globe Award-winning actor Sylvester Stallone, Super Bowl champion and six-time NFL Pro-Bowl wide receiver Reggie Wayne, UFC Hall of Famer Rich “Ace” Franklin, Florida State Senator Tom Wright, Vanilla Ice, Ant Anstead and Captain Lee Rosbach.
Barrett-Jackson raised nearly $3.8 million for charity at the Palm Beach auction with the sale of seven vehicles, including three first production vehicles and VIN 001. Governor Ron DeSantis was on Friday on stage to assist in the auction of the 2009 Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake (lot #3003) from the George Shinn Collection and the 1986 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Indy Pace Car (lot #3003.1) from Mark’s American Muscle Car Pieloch. Museum funds.
The pair of collectible vehicles were purchased by Rick Hendrick, owner of Hendrick Motorsports, for $1 million to provide humanitarian relief in Ukraine through Franklin Graham’s Samaritan’s Purse. An additional $760,000 in donations were made after the winning auction, including $100,000 in donations from Carolyn and Craig Jackson, Janie and Steve Davis, Megan and George Shinn, Tetiana and Mark Pieloch, Jeanette and John Staluppi, John Rosatti and SamPack.
Charity vehicles sold in Palm Beach include:
- 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 First Retail Production Convertible (Lot #3005) to Benefit Thurgood Marshall College Fund – $1,000,000
- 2022 Ford Bronco Raptor SUV VIN 001 (Lot #3004) to benefit the National Forest Foundation and Outward Bound – $350,000
- 1986 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Indy Pace Car (Lot #3003.1) and 2009 Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake (Lot #3003) to benefit Samaritan’s Purse – $1,000,000 together per pair, plus an additional $760,000 pledged by donors, for a $1.76 million total
- 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Custom 6×6 Pickup (Lot #3002) to Benefit Can’d Aid – $250,000
- 2023 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing Collector Series Premier Production VIN (Lot #3001) to benefit the SAE Foundation – $250,000
- 2020 Ford Shelby GT500 (Lot #3000) to Benefit John Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center – $185,000
To date, Barrett-Jackson has helped raise over $147.9 million for charities around the world.
“The joy we felt reconnecting with our classic car family in Palm Beach was immeasurable,” said Steve Davis, president of Barrett-Jackson. “We are thrilled to be back in Florida and offering some of the best collectible vehicles with something for every type of collector. Over the three days we continued to see strong demand for vehicles, trucks and Resto-Mod SUVs. These Resto-Mods are bringing a renewed interest in the original versions of the classics, bringing new people into the hobby. We’re excited to continue that momentum as we head to Las Vegas in June. . »
Barrett-Jackson’s most successful non-Scottsdale automobilia auction featured 412 automobilia pieces that sold for more than $1.07 million at the Palm Beach auction. Among some of the top sellers was the large custom-designed O Gauge train set (lot 8299.8) which sold for $97,900. The top five automobilia pieces sold at the Palm Beach auction include:
- Custom Designed Large O Gauge Train Set (Lot #8299.8) – $97,900
- Porsche Automobiles Neon Sign (Lot #7297) – $51,750
- Sunoco Oil Gilbarco Model #96 Fuel Pump (Lot #6291.1) – $37,950
- 1950s Corvette Kid’s Ride (Lot #7264) – $34,500
- 1928 Ford Wayne Model 515 Gas Pump (Lot #8282.4) – $34,500
Barrett-Jackson is now accepting submissions for the 2022 Las Vegas Auction, June 30 through July 2 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Those interested in participating in the auction can drop off their collector’s vehicle there. Those interested in registering to participate in the 2022 Las Vegas auction can do so here.
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About the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company
Founded in 1971 and based in Scottsdale, Arizona, Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, is the leader in collector car auctions and automotive lifestyle events, which include car auctions. authentic automobiles and the sale of private collections. Welcoming more than 500,000 attendees annually, Barrett-Jackson produces live collector car auctions in Scottsdale, Arizona; Palm Beach, Florida; Las Vegas, Nevada and Houston, Texas, where thousands of the most sought after, unique and valuable automobiles drive across the block in front of a global audience. With broadcast partner A+E Networks, Barrett-Jackson offers live television coverage of its events on FYI and The HISTORY Channel, as well as All Cars, All the Time via its produced live stream at Barrett-Jackson.com . Barrett-Jackson also carries one-of-a-kind collector car insurance for collector vehicles and other valuables. For more information about Barrett-Jackson, visit www.barrett-jackson.com or call 480-421-6694.
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