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Ron Pratte Selects Barrett-Jackson To Sell Highly-Esteemed Pratte Collection At Scottsdale 2015 Auction

1966 Shelby Cobra Super Snake

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 29, 2014 — Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, is honored to be selected by world-class businessman and car collector Ron Pratte for the sale of his world-renowned collection at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2015 auction.

Ron Pratte, a businessman who demands perfection in everything he has a hand in, built the majority of his collection at Barrett-Jackson auctions. Pratte played an integral part in some of the most special moments on the auction block over the years.

This pristine collection includes Carroll Shelby’s personal vehicle – the only remaining 1966 Shelby Cobra Super Snake, that sold for a world record $5.5 million and a Pontiac Bonneville Special Concept Car, one of only two.

“This is arguably the most significant collection ever offered in Barrett-Jackson history,” said Craig Jackson, Chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “We are so privileged to be given this opportunity to showcase Ron Pratte’s unparalleled offering.”

The Ron Pratte Collection, featuring cars and over a thousand pieces of automobilia, will be on the docket at Barrett-Jackson’s 44th Annual Scottsdale Auction taking place January 10-18, 2015 with television coverage on Velocity and Discovery.

“This is going to create excitement beyond anything we’ve ever seen,” said Steve Davis, President of Barrett-Jackson. “We have huge expectations for this auction.”

More information is still to come about this historic offering. For more information about Barrett-Jackson, visit http://www.barrett-jackson.com or call 480-421-6694.

 

About The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company:

Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, was founded in Scottsdale in 1971. Its internationally renowned auctions are hosted in Scottsdale, Arizona; Palm Beach, Florida; Reno Tahoe, Nevada and Las Vegas, Nevada. The events feature hundreds of the world’s most sought-after, unique and valuable vehicles where they cross the block in front of a global audience. For more information about Barrett-Jackson, and complete event information visit www.barrett-jackson.com , or call (480) 421-6694. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @Barrett_Jackson.

Media Contacts:

Media Contacts:

Winn Maddrey
FleishmanHillard for Barrett-Jackson
704.905.2912
winn.maddrey@fleishman.com

Mary Kate Lau
Barrett-Jackson Public Relations Specialist
480.421.6694
mlau@barrett-jackson.com

 

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