Barrett-Jackson Ends 2019 Auction Season with Diverse, 100-Percent No Reserve Docket, Hosts Automotive Legend Roger Penske
LAS VEGAS-Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, finished its 2019 auction season with its first 100-percent No Reserve collector car and automobilia auction in nearly a decade. With an amazing and diverse docket, Barrett-Jackson sold 677 vehicles for more than $33.3 million, while over 352 pieces of automobilia brought in over $855,800; both records for our Las Vegas event. In addition, $560,000 was raised through the sale of charity vehicles, bringing the total auction sales to over $34.8 million.
This year’s 12th Annual Las Vegas Auction at the Mandalay Bay Casino and Resort was also a gathering place for automotive legends, as well as celebrities from the entertainment and sports industries. Among those in attendance were Roger Penske, racing legend and owner of Team Penske; Tom Hamilton, Brad Whitford and Joey Kramer, band members of Aerosmith; Siegfried and Roy, Las Vegas magicians and entertainers; Cody Walker, brother of the late actor Paul Walker; TV personality Adam Ferrara and Joey Hand, Ford GT Le Mans winner.
“Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Auction was an incredible way to cap off our 2019 auction season,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “We’re so appreciative of the consignors, bidders, sponsors and guests who played a role in the success of this fantastic event. Not only did we reach another important milestone with our first 100-percent No Reserve collector car and automobilia auction in nearly a decade, we hit a number of auction sales records as well. It was also a true highlight to host Roger Penske, one of the greatest automotive legends of our time. We’re excited to carry the momentum we’ve built up over the year to our 49th Annual Scottsdale Auction in January.”
The top vehicles sold during the 2019 Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Auction included:
- 2017 Ford GT ’66 Heritage Edition (Lot #747) – $1,540,000
- 2019 Ferrari 488 Spider (Lot #749) – $368,500
- 2013 Ferrari 458 Spider (Lot#746) - $330,000
- 2005 Ford GT (Lot #764) – $324,500
- 2006 Ford GT Heritage Edition (Lot #748) – $324,500
- 1953 Chevrolet Corvette 235/150 Convertible (Lot #735) – $275,000
- 1953 Chevrolet Corvette 235/150 Convertible (Lot #725) – $220,000
- 1964 Chevrolet Corvette Custom Coupe (Lot #715) – $203,500
- 1957 Dodge Power Wagon Custom Pickup (Lot #741) – $203,500
- 1963 Chevrolet Corvette 327/360 Split Window Fuelie (Lot #734) – 187,000
- 2015 Rolls-Royce Ghost (Lot #745) - $176,000
- 2017 Dodge Viper ACR (Lot#757) - $176,000
“The diversity of our docket has been the force behind the success of our Las Vegas Auction this year,” said Steve Davis, president of Barrett-Jackson. “Our 100-percent No Reserve docket was filled with every conceivable type and caliber of vehicle that appealed to new and experienced collectors alike. From original muscle cars to Resto-Mods, customs and late-model exotics, that variety sets Barrett-Jackson apart. We’re extremely proud of the unprecedented amount of money and awareness we have raised for charity. We have generated over $560,000 in Las Vegas for a number of worthy causes, increasing our funds raised to date to more than $118 million.”
The three charity vehicles sold in Las Vegas included:
- 2009 Ford Mustang Custom Coupe “AV8R” (Lot 3000) – $40,000 for Reach Out Worldwide
- 2018 Ford Fusion NASCAR Cup Series Race Car (Lot #3001) – $250,000 for United Way for Southeastern Michigan
- 2005 Ford GT (Lot #3002) – $270,000 for JDRF
Barrett-Jackson’s 100-percent No Reserve Automobilia Auction included one of the finest collections of tin and porcelain signs. The top five automobilia pieces sold during the 2019 Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas auction included:
- 1940s-50s Chevrolet Super Service Neon porcelain sign (Lot #8294) - $37,950
- 1930s Ford V8 Neon Porcelain Sign (Lot #7298) - $34,500
- 1950s Phillips 66 Porcelain with Neon Sign (Lot #8293) - $25,300
- Circa 1940s m/s 80 Gas Pump in Ford Regalia (Lot #7283.2) - $24,150
- Circa 1940s-early '50s shell oil neon porcelain sign (Lot #8298) - $23,000
Consignments for the 2020 Scottsdale Auction are now being accepted. Advance tickets and VIP Packages for the 2020 Scottsdale Auction are available at Barrett-Jackson.com. For information on becoming a bidder visit www.Barrett-Jackson.com/bid.
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About The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company
Established in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions®, is the leader in collector car and automotive lifestyle events, which include authentic automobilia auctions and the sale of high-profile estates and private collections. The company produces auctions in Scottsdale, Arizona; Palm Beach, Florida; at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut; and Las Vegas, Nevada. With broadcast partners MotorTrend (formerly Velocity) and Discovery Channel, Barrett-Jackson features extensive live television coverage, including broadcasts in over 150 countries internationally. Barrett-Jackson also endorses a one-of-a-kind collector car insurance for collector vehicles and other valued belongings. For more information about Barrett-Jackson, visit Barrett-Jackson.com or call 480-421-6694.