Auburn Fall Auction attracts record crowds

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AUBURN, Ind. (WANE) – Record crowds attended the annual Labor Day Weekend tradition, according to results from Auctions America.

The auction company said more than 81,500 visitors attended the auction park Aug. 27-31.

The top selling car was a 1935 Duesenberg Model SJ Dual Cowl Phaeton for $1,265,000.

In total, the auction raked in $25.9 million in sales which included a car sold to benefit Honor Flight Northeast Indiana. The 1964 Chevrolet Impala Convertible and other donations raised $44,000 for an upcoming flight to send veterans to Washington, D.C.

More than 1,100 cars were auctioned and select memorabilia items were sold during the event. Auction officials said bidders represented 15 countries and 43 states across the U.S.

Top Five Sales from Auctions America Auburn Fall Auction:

  • Lot 5145 – 1935 Duesenberg Model SJ Dual Cowl Phaeton by LaGrande $1,265,000
  • Lot 7100 – 1935 Auburn 851 Supercharged Speedster $423,500
  • Lot 4150 – 2006 Ford GT Heritage Edition $360,000
  • Lot 5127 – 2005 Ford GT $330,000
  • Lot 5140 – 1934 Packard Twelve Convertible Victoria $308,000

The weekend auction also provided family entertainment with helicopter rides, monster truck rides, ATV and dirt bike shows, celebrity appearances, and a car corral and swap meet.

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