Tulsa, OK (Wednesday, June 10, 2015) – Leake Auction Company completed a very successful sale in Tulsa over the weekend, reaching $11.7 million in sales. A record-breaking 688 vehicles crossed the two-lane auction block during the three-day sale. When the final hammer dropped on Sunday, 74% of the vehicles had been sold. A 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T Hemi and a 1959 Mercedes-Benz 190SL were the top sellers at $165,000 with the buyer’s premium included.
Attendees enjoyed the auction excitement that Leake Auction always delivers. On Saturday, the James C. Leake award was presented to Margaret Dunning posthumously for her dedication and contribution to the collector car community. Margaret passed away at the age of 104 during the ELK Charity Challenge in May. Sunday featured 150 cars that sold as No Reserve from Larry Klairmont of the Klairmont Kollections.
Eight vehicles also reached sales over $100,000:
- 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG for $160,050 w/BP
- 1966 Shelby GT350H for $133,100 w/BP
- 2009 Freightliner M2 106 for $130,350 w/BP
- 1969 Pontiac GTO for $121,000 w/BP
- 1962 Ferrari Reproduction for $110,000 w/BP
- 2015 Chevrolet Corvette for $110,000 w/BP
- 1937 Cord 812 Supercharged for $104,500 w/BP
- 2012 Aston Martin Virage$101,750 w/BP
“The strength of the collector car market is evident based on the results of our auction,” stated Nancy Leake Sevenoaks. “One thousand bidders competed for a diverse collection of cars. From barn finds to private museum collections, our bidders had a great and a diverse selection to choose from at this sale.”
The Tulsa auction results are available online at www.LeakeCar.com.
The next Leake Collector Car Show & Auction will be November 20, 21 & 22 in Dallas Market Hall. For more information about the Tulsa sale or to consign to a future Leake Auction, visit their website at www.LeakeCar.com or call 918.254.7077.
Leake Auction Company was established in 1972 as one of the first car auctions in the country. Forty-three years later the auction company has sold over 35,000 cars and currently holds auctions in Tulsa, Oklahoma City and Dallas. Recently they have been featured on several episodes of two reality TV series – Fast N Loud on Discovery and The Car Chasers on CNBC Prime.
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Jennifer Tetley, 918.254.7077