FINAL RESULTS FOR AUCTIONS AMERICA BY RM’S DEBUT IN CARLISLE
AUBURN, Ind. (May 3, 2011) - Auctions America by RM hosted its first collector car auction in Carlisle, PA this past weekend as part of its recent strategic alliance with Carlisle Events. The three-day sale took place at the Carlisle Expo Center during the annual ‘Spring Carlisle’ weekend event, producing a 58 percent sell-through rate for a total of over $2.7 million** in sales. The 272 motor cars which crossed the block represented almost every decade of automobile production, ranging from pre-war classics to late model sports cars.
“We’re pleased with the results of the Spring Carlisle sale and it was a great way to officially launch our partnership with Carlisle Events,” said Donnie Gould, President, Auctions America by RM.
“It was a real pleasure to work with Auctions America by RM at Spring Carlisle,” noted Carlisle Events partner Bill Miller III. “With Auctions America by RM, we saw our highest sell-through rate and most cars offered all in the same weekend. Better yet, it was great to reconnect with our existing clients and to welcome many new faces from Auctions America to the Spring Carlisle environment.”
Spring Carlisle Auction top five sales:
- 1968 Shelby GT500 Fastback, $79,750
- 1964 Chevrolet Corvette Fuel-injected, $63,250
- 1969 Shelby Mustang GT 350 Fastback, $60,500
- 1934 Cadillac Model 355-D Town Coupe, $60,500
- 1968 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible, $59,950
Complete official results for the 2011 Spring Carlisle Auction are posted online at www.auctionsamerica.com
In less than two weeks the Auctions America by RM and Carlisle Event teams are back in action at the Auburn Spring Collector Car Auction, Swap Meet & Car Corral, May 12 - 15, 2011 at the Auburn Auction Park.
Auctions America by RM and Carlisle Events will return to Carlisle, September 28 – October 2, 2011 for the Fall Carlisle event, incorporating the Fall Carlisle Auction, September 29 – October 1.
** All sales figures are listed in U.S. dollars and include the buyer’s premium.
About Auctions America by RM
Auctions America by RM was formed in July 2010 as a subsidiary of the world’s largest collector car auction house, RM Auctions. It is headquartered in Auburn, Indiana at its 235-acre Auburn Auction Park and will host five multi-day events in 2011. The Auctions America by RM team, led by collector car expert Donnie Gould, specializes in American classics, Detroit muscle, hot rods, customs, and vintage motorcycles. Information about Auctions America by RM and RM Auctions is available to consumers via the Internet at www.AuctionsAmerica.com and www.RMAuctions.com.
About Carlisle Events
Carlisle Events, host of 10 annual collector car, truck and motorcycle events, attracts more than half a million people to its 150-acre facility in Carlisle, Pennsylvania each year. Included in the annual events schedule are two automotive swap meets and auctions –Spring and Fall – and individual specialty shows featuring Corvettes, Fords, GMs, Chryslers, trucks, motorcycles, sport compacts and imports. Founded in 1974 by friends Bill Miller and Chip Miller, the “Cars at Carlisle” events attract automotive enthusiasts from around the world. Information about Carlisle Events and Carlisle Auctions is available to consumers via the Internet at www.CarlisleEvents.com and www.CarlisleAuctions.com.