June 07, 2024

Sullivan Auctioneers' Collector Car Division Celebrates 100% No Reserve Spring Auction


Sullivan Auctioneers Collector Car Division shocks the automotive market yet again with its highly successful 100% No Reserve Inaugural Spring online auction held May 20-21 in Carthage, Illinois. The auction showcased a diverse, exceptional grouping of no-reserve collectible vehicles.

Spring Auction Triumph

The top-selling vehicle of the event was a remarkable 1969 Chevrolet YENKO/SC Camaro finished in LeMans Blue, one of only 201 produced, which achieved an impressive sale price of $291,775. The auction yielded $3.9M in total vehicle sales, and received a significant response from car enthusiasts.

"While the Collector Car sector is experiencing a correction to pre-pandemic levels, we saw no evidence of this during our inaugural spring car auction. The strength of our no-reserve collector car auctions overall is truly exceptional," indicated Mark Stock, CEO of BigIron Auctions. "We presented a diverse and high-quality docket, including some exceptionally rare pieces that generated attention and resulting sales through the BigIron auction platform. This successful auction further attests that selling without a reserve is unquestionably the most effective method to maximize return."

The Top Five Vehicles that Stole the Show

1969 Chevrolet Yenko/SC Camaro: $291,775

1963 Chevrolet Split Window Coupe: $143,275

1963 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible: $95,425

1967 Pontiac GTO Convertible: $73,701

1977 Ford Bronco: $68,750

Franklin Langham, Chief Sales Officer of BigIron remarked, "The varied dockets cater to a wide range of collector car enthusiasts, from entry-level to seasoned collectors, and we are committed to maintaining this variety moving forward. Sullivan Auctioneers, under Craig Hoyer's guidance, along with Joe Sullivan’s vision, has done an outstanding job of building its Collector Car Division."

Join the Excitement

Registered bidders can review all auction results by clicking on the “past auctions” tab at BigIron.com

Sullivan Auctioneers is now inviting consignments for its next collector car auction, scheduled for July 29 – 30, 2024. For more information about upcoming auctions and to stay updated, visit BigIron or email cars@sullivanauctioneers.com.

Published by BigIron Auctions June 7, 2024
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