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Barrett-Jackson Announces Featured Vehicles Scheduled To Cross The Block At Upcoming Palm Beach Auction

The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™ to Offer an Array of
Collector Cars April 4-6, 2013

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Scottsdale, Ariz. – (March 27, 2013)Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced today some of the unique feature vehicles that will cross the block at its upcoming 11th annual Palm Beach auction, scheduled to take place at the South Florida Fairgrounds, April 4-6, 2013.

Approximately 400 classics, exotics, muscle cars, hot rods, resto-mods and contemporary collectibles can be seen at Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach, including a selection of 12 vehicles scheduled to cross the block from the “William Munday Collection” out of Central Texas. Six additional vehicles from Munday’s collection will be on display in Palm Beach in anticipation of the sale at Barrett-Jackson’s Reno-Tahoe and Las Vegas auctions later in the year.

The Palm Beach feature vehicles are as follows:

  • Lot #759 1960 Chevrolet Fuel Injected Corvette Convertible
    CS Code, 283/290hp Fuel Injected engine with a 4-speed and 4:11 posi-traction. Rotisserie restored body-off frame and everything rebuilt or restored or replaced with new. Roman Red with white coves. From The William Munday Collection.
  • Lot #756 1969 Jaguar XKE Convertible
    This XKE Roadster is a completely original car with 10,385 actual miles. The car has never been modified, molested or restored. The original Sable Brown paint shows well along with the original leather interior. From The William Munday Collection.
  • Lot #7003 1946 Chrysler Town & Country Roadster
    The car that Chrysler wanted to build but never did. There is only one Chrysler Town & Country Roadster. It isn’t a replica, or a custom, it is a hand crafted, pure image of a car that never came to fruition. Built by John Slusar and Lloyd Mayes. From The William Munday Collection.
  • Lot #3006 2009 Ford F-150
    This truck was delivered to President George W. Bush shortly after he got out of office. All proceeds to benefit National Guard Youth Foundation. Will be sold at approximately 6:00pm on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

 

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“For eleven years we’ve gathered the very best in collectible automobiles and brought them to Palm Beach for our bidders and fans to enjoy,” said Barrett-Jackson Chairman and CEO Craig Jackson. “Between the Florida atmosphere, collector camaraderie and stunning vehicles, I have a feeling this year will be our best Palm Beach event yet.”

“Palm Beach has a vibrant and passionate car culture, which is why I look forward to this auction every year,” said Steve Davis, President of Barrett-Jackson. “You can feel the enthusiasm inside the tent, and with this year’s collection of cars, I can’t wait to see what happens on the auction block.”

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SPEED will broadcast more than 18 hours of live, high-definition TV coverage of the Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach auction Thursday, April 4th – Saturday, April 6th. TV coverage on Saturday, April 6th will be broadcasted on FOX Sports Networks from 1pm – 4pm, with live streaming of the event available on SPEEDTV.com. Check local cable listings for details. For more information about Barrett-Jackson or to purchase tickets to the event, visit http://www.barrett-jackson.com or call (480) 421-6694.

 

About The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company

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Established in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Barrett-Jackson specializes in providing products and services to classic and collector car owners, astute collectors and automotive enthusiasts around the world. The company produces “The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™” in Scottsdale, Ariz., Palm Beach, Fla., Las Vegas, Nev. and Reno Tahoe, Nev. Barrett-Jackson also endorses a one-of-a-kind collector car insurance offering for collector vehicles and other valued belongings. For more information about Barrett-Jackson, visit http://www.barrett-jackson.com or call (480) 421-6694. 

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