Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction Posts Record Sales, Helps Raise $1.1 Million for Charity

The trio of top cars at the 3rd Annual Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction June 20–23 brought almost $700,000, record total sales approached $27 million and charity vehicles raised $1.245 million.

During the four-day event, which debuted Mohegan Sun’s Expo Center in Uncasville, Connecticut, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions® sold 662 vehicles –– a 99.25 percent sell-through rate –– and 457 pieces of automobilia brought more than $832,000.

“Once again the energy and passion at our Northeast Auction has been incredible to experience,” says Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. Established in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Barrett-Jackson also produces annual auctions in Scottsdale, Arizona; Palm Beach, Florida; and Las Vegas, Nevada.

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The top three cars were a 1967 Chevrolet Nova Custom Coupe “The Innovator” (#687), $275,000; 1967 Shelby GT500E Super Snake (#667), $210,000; 2015 Rolls-Royce Ghost (#685), $203,500, a world-auction record.

The remaining top ten: a 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon ( #650) $198,000; 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS454 LS6 (#670), $172,700; 1970 Plymouth Road Runner Superbird (#671), $170,500; 1965 Chevrolet Corvette 396/425 Convertible (#680), $170,500; 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia (#686), $170,500; 1970 Dodge Charger R/T Custom Coupe (#689), $156,800; and a 1960 Chevrolet Corvette 283/250 Convertible (#665.1), $144,100.

Pro wrestler Bill Goldberg helped auction the last-production models of the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon ( #3002.1) and 2017 Dodge Viper (#3002) for $1 million, benefitting the United Way. A ’88 Corvette 35th Anniversary Edition (#3003) sold for $60,000, for the American Heart Association; a ’71 Corvette Sting Ray (#3000), The Klingberg Family Centers; and a ’70 Chevrolet C10 Pickup (#3001), the American Red Cross.

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“We’ve been so blessed to have this community behind us over the last three years, which includes their tremendous support of our charity efforts,” says Steve Davis, president of Barrett-Jackson. Since start-up in 1971, the company has raised almost $104 million for charity.

The top three automobilia sales were a late-US Air Force Promotional Jet Shaped Go-Kart (#8288), $28,175; 1950s Mobil Oil left-facing porcelain Pegasus neon sign (#8297); $28,175; and a hand-built 1/3-Scale 1956 Corvette SR Prototype Go-Kart (#8268), $27,600.

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