Leake Auction Company completed their auction year, November 18 through 20 with a successful sale in Dallas Market Hall. The three-day auction featured 585 lots on two turntables, totaling $7.2 million in sales with 66 percent sold. When the final hammer fell on Sunday, the top seller was a beautiful, 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 KK at $212,850 with buyer’s premium.
Buyers and sellers were treated to a party Thursday evening at Gas Monkey Garage, hosted by Richard Rawlings. Guests had the opportunity to tour the entire garage, check out the cars and enjoy tacos. On Friday, it was standing room only as Rawlings sold three vehicles from his collection with the crew from Fast N’ Loud filming all of the action.
Top sellers by category include (BP is included):
Exotics & High Line
2004 Ferrari 360 Modena Spider F1 at $84,150
1966 Mercedes-Benz 230SL at $84,150
2005 Mayback 62 at $82,500
2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter at $78,100
1967 Austin Healey 3000 MK III BJ8 at $66,000
Hot Rods & Customs
1949 Oldsmobile Custom Two Door at $69,300
“We had a great weekend in Dallas,” said Richard Sevenoaks, president of Leake Auction Company. “This was one of the best line-ups we have presented in Dallas. We a had a nice variety of sports and exotics, muscle and customs as well as high line cars. There was something for every car enthusiast in this sale.”
Sevenoaks continued, “2016 was a very good year for us, selling over 1,600 vehicles. Next year we kick off our 45th year of excellence in the auction business with Oklahoma City, February 24, 25 and 26. The OKC Fairgrounds has completed construction of the Bennett Building. We are thrilled to have a larger, brand new building to showcase all of the cars.”
For more information about the Dallas 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-four years later the auction company has sold over 36,000 cars and currently holds four 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.
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