Leake Auction Company’s two-day auction will be held in OKC’s Bennett Event Center on Feb. 22 – 23
TULSA, OK (February 18, 2019) – Leake Auction Company, a Ritchie Bros. solution, has added 100 vehicles that will sell without reserve during its auction in Oklahoma City’s Bennett Event Center on February 22 – 23. A vast array of vehicles will be sold, including BMWs, Bel Airs, Cadillacs, Camaros, Corvettes, Pickups, Thunderbirds, and more.
Highlights from the selection include: (click for more details)
- 1961 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible – 283 / 245hp V8 engine
- 2005 Bentley Continental GT – 6.0-liter / 550hp twin turbocharged engine
- 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air – 285ci inline six-cylinder engine
- 1979 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 – 350ci V8 engine
- 1957 Chrysler 300C – 329ci Firepower V engine
- 1959 Ford Fairlane 500 Galaxie Skyline – 325ci V8 engine
- 1957 Ford Thunderbird Convertible – 312 / 245hp D-code V8 engine
- 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG – 6.3-liter V8 engine
Click here for a complete list of vehicles being offered without reserve.
“We are offering a fantastic selection of vehicles without reserve in Oklahoma City,” said Gary Bennett, General Manager, New Ventures & Sectors (Collector Cars) for Ritchie Bros. “One of the special vehicles we are offering is a 1968 GMC Pickup. It is being sold to benefit the Warriors for Freedom, a fantastic organization dedicated to supporting our active military, veterans, and their families. Leake Auction waived the entry, seller, and buyer fees on the pickup. Warriors for Freedom will receive 100% of the proceeds.”
Warriors for Freedom is a 501 (c) (3) organization who hosts events to help service members, veterans and their families reconnect with their community. Through peer-to-peer support events, they help reduce the risk of divorce, substance abuse, suicide, and exclusion. Their mission is to provide a platform for these heroes to find the resources they need to be successful.
For more information about the auction, becoming a registered bidder or consigning a vehicle, visit LeakeCar.com or call +1.918.254.7077. Admission for Friday thru Saturday is $20 for adults; $15 for seniors and military with ID; and $7 for children under 12. Doors will open at 8am daily. Visit LeakeCar.com for auction start times. Online bidding will be available via IronPlanet.com.
About Leake Auction Company:
Leake Auction Company was established by James C. Leake, Sr. and is America’s first collector car auction. The company continues to carry out the principles Mr. Leake founded the company on quality, respect, knowledge, and loyalty to the business. Their team of industry experts provide decades of world class collector car auction knowledge. Currently Leake conducts auctions in Tulsa, Oklahoma City and two in Dallas. In January 2018, Leake was acquired by Ritchie Bros., a global asset management and disposition company. With Ritchie Bros. online audience of 3.3 million registered bidders worldwide, Leake has the largest bidder base of any collector car auction company in the world.
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 number 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 the exclusive IronClad Assurance® equipment condition certification; Marketplace-E, a controlled 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’s suite of multichannel sales solutions also includes RB Asset Solutions, a complete end-to-end asset management and disposition system. Ritchie Bros. also offers sector-specific solutions including GovPlanet, TruckPlanet, and Kruse Energy Auctioneers, plus equipment financing and leasing through Ritchie Bros. Financial Services. For more information about Ritchie Bros., visit RitchieBros.com.
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