2018 kick-off auction to be held at Bennett Event Center on February 23 – 24
TULSA, OK (February 12, 2018) – Leake Auction Company, a Ritchie Bros. solution, will kickoff its 2018 auction season at Oklahoma City’s Bennett Event Center on February 23 – 24. The two-day event will feature 400 vehicles, covering decades of automotive history, including a 1912 Ford Model T, a 1919 Cadillac Model 57, a 1955 Thunderbird and a 1967 Corvette. Broncos, Camaros, Mustangs and many other collector vehicles will also be sold.
“We are excited to be back for our second year in the Bennett Event Center,” said Richard Sevenoaks, president of Leake Auction Company. “When you look at our lineup, we have exciting vehicles from every decade, spanning more than 100 years. With this variety, and several of the collections being offered without minimum bids or reserve prices, we anticipate an increase in the number of registered bidders, including a strong online bidding presence.”
Other notable exotics and supercars include (click each link for more details):
- 1970 Plymouth Barracuda
- 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS
- 2001 Ferrari 360 Modena – Selling without reserve
- 1930 LaSalle Convertible Coupe – Selling without reserve
- 1919 Cadillac Model 57 Parade Car
- 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28
- 1947 Ford Super Deluxe Woody Wagon – Selling without reserve
- 1969 Chevrolet Yenko Camaro
- 1932 Packard Series 902 Standard 8 Roadster
- 1967 Chevrolet Corvette
- 1982 Toyota FJ40
- 1957 Chevrolet 3100
- 1955 Ford Thunderbird – Selling without reserve
Consignors and registered bidders will receive an invitation to an exclusive customer appreciation event that will be held during the auction on February 23. For more information about the auction, becoming a registered bidder or consigning a vehicle, visit LeakeCar.com or call +1.918.254.7077. Admission to the auction is $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and military with ID and $7 for children under 12. Online bidding will be available via IronPlanet.com.
About Leake Auction Company:
Leake Auction Company was established in 1972 by James C. Leake, Sr. as one of the first car auctions in the country. Forty-five years later, three generations of the Leake family continue to carry out the principles Mr. Leake founded the company on: quality, respect and loyalty to the business. Currently Leake conducts four auctions a year in Tulsa, Oklahoma City and two in Dallas. In January 2018, Leake was acquired by Ritchie Bros., a global asset management and disposition company.
About Ritchie Bros.:
Established in 1958, Ritchie Bros. (NYSE and TSX: RBA) is a global asset management and disposition company, offering customers end-to-end solutions for buying and selling used heavy equipment, trucks and other assets. Operating in a multitude of sectors, including construction, transportation, agriculture, energy, oil and gas, mining, and forestry, the company’s selling channels include: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, the world’s largest industrial auctioneer offers live auction events with online bidding; IronPlanet, an online marketplace with featured weekly auctions and providing its exclusive IronClad Assurance® equipment condition certification; Marketplacee, an online marketplace offering multiple price and timing options; Mascus, a leading European online equipment listing service; and Ritchie Bros. Private Treaty, offering privately negotiated sales. The company also offers sector-specific solutions including GovPlanet, TruckPlanet, Kruse Energy Auctioneers, and Cat® auctions, plus equipment financing and leasing through Ritchie Bros. Financial Services. For more information about the unprecedented choice provided by Ritchie Bros., visit RitchieBros.com.
For more information, please contact:
Communications Director, Leake Auction Company
Corporate Communications Lead, Ritchie Bros.