Auctions America Has Exceptional Year

More than $2.8 million at Fall Carlisle auction

Andy Bolig - October 08, 2013 10:06 AM


1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible

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Auctions America capped off what has been the company’s best year yet with its annual Fall Carlisle sale, October 3-4, at the Carlisle Expo Center in Pennsylvania.

Held in conjunction with the Carlisle Events Fall Carlisle Collector Car Swap Meet & Corral, the sale featured a diverse roster of 256 classics, exotics, muscle cars, hot rods, customs and motorcycles, and generated more than $2.8 million in total sales. Demonstrating continued strong interest from the global collector car community, bidders represented nine countries around the world and 27 states across the United States.

Top sale honors went to a beautifully restored and well-equipped 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible, selling for a strong $181,500, making it the most valuable vehicle ever sold at any Auctions America Carlisle event. Additional top sellers included a 1957 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster featuring a frame-off, concours quality restoration for $104,500, along with a well-documented, award-winning 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster for $76,000, once again proving that Carlisle is steeped in Corvette tradition and enthusiasm.

“This year’s event saw our highest sales and best sell-through rate at Fall Carlisle, making it a great end to what has been an outstanding season for Auctions America,” says Donnie Gould, president of Auctions America. “The Fall Carlisle results prove that the collector car hobby is alive and well. We look forward to continuing the momentum throughout our 2014 calendar of events.” Auctions America kicks off its 2014 season with its annual Fort Lauderdale event, South Florida’s premier collector car auction, March 14 – 16, at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center. Complete results from Auctions America’s Fall Carlisle sale, along with further information on upcoming events, is available online at

Top 5 sales:

Lot 379    1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible   $181,500
Lot 383    1957 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster                $104,500
Lot 380    1960 Mercedes-Benz 190SL Roadster             $79,200
Lot 180    2013 Ford Mustang Boss 302 S Racecar          $77,000
Lot 378    1963 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster                  $76,000

*Official results are listed in USD and include a 10 percent buyer’s premium for automobiles and 15 percent for motorcycles and memorabilia.