Charity Cars Highlight Leake’s Inaugural Detroit Auction
Tulsa, OK (Tuesday, August 16, 2016) – Leake Auction Company will auction three charity cars during their inaugural Detroit auction, September 9-10. The auction in will take place in the MotorCity Casino Hotel’s Sound Board. One of the featured charity cars is a 1931 Ford Model A-400, being sold to benefit the Classic Car Club of America Museum. Two cars, a 1941 Cadillac Series 62 and a 1989 Cadillac Seville will be offered without reserve. Proceeds from their sale will benefit the Cadillac & LaSalle Club Museum at the Gilmore.
Featuring a 200CI / 40 HP L-Head inline 4 cylinder engine, the 1931 Ford Model A-400 has a 3-speed manual transmission, crushed grain brown leather seats, cowl lights, two side mounted spares and a folding rear luggage rack. A flying quail radiator mascot adorns the chrome grille guard. Established in 1983, the CCCA museum is “dedicated to the discovery, procurement and preservation of automobilia, notable automobiles, artifacts and documents from the classic era.”
The 1941 Cadillac is a previous CCCA Senior Winner. It was restored in 1998 and features a 346 CI / 150 HP V-8 engine and hydra-matic transmission. The 1989 Cadillac Seville features a V-8 engine and automatic transmission. Also located in Hickory Corners, Michigan, the Cadillac & LaSalle Club Museum opened in September of 2014. The museum seeks to preserve and share the legacy of the Cadillac as well as promote the history of these vehicles. Visitors have the opportunity to see many collectible Cadillacs and LaSalles as well.
“Over the years we have many vehicles and memorabilia for charities across the United States,” stated Richard Sevenoaks, president of Leake Auction Company. “There is not a better way to kick-off our inaugural auction in Detroit than by selling three vehicles to benefit two important car museums. This is a great way for Leake Auction Company to support the ongoing research, promotion and preservation on the history of cars.”
Other auction highlights include:
- 1965 Chevrolet Corvette
- 1965 Chevrolet Nova Pro Street
- 1969 Chevrolet Camaro COPO
- 1970 Dodge Hemi Challenger R/T
- 1932 Ford D-Rod
- 1969 Jaguar E-Type Series 2
- 1964 Chevrolet Impala SS Custom
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For more information about other vehicles consigned to the auction, visit LeakeCar.com or call 918.254.7077. Admission to the auction is $20 for adults and $15 for seniors, police officers, EMT, firefighters and military with ID. There is a 21+ age restriction to attend the auction.
Leake Auction Company was established in 1972 as one of the first car auctions in the country. Forty-four years later the auction company has sold over 35,000 cars and currently holds auctions in Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Dallas and Detroit. 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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