Dan Kruse-Leake Car Auction Hits $2.3 Million in Sales

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Leake Auction Company and Dan Kruse Classics wrapped up their San Antonio auction, held April 20-21, reaching $2.3 million in sales while selling 58 percent of the cars. The auction was held in Exposition Hall at the Freeman Coliseum. The top selling car was a 1968 Shelby GT500, selling for $126,500.

Other top selling cars were: a 1968 Shelby GT500 Mustang selling for $85,000, a 1956 Jaguar XK140 selling for $71,500 and a 1932 Ford Custom selling for $65,000.

Car enthusiasts had the opportunity to see a vast array of cars including Cadillacs, Corvettes, Camaros, Street Rods, Mustangs and other vintage, collector, muscle, high-performance and specialty vehicles. 251 lots were offered and a total of 145 lots were sold during the two-day auction.

“We team up with Dan Kruse Classics one time each year and the result is always a fun, fast-paced event. This one was no different,” said Richard Sevenoaks, president of Leake Auction Company. “Of course preparations are now underway for Leake’s biggest auction of the year in Tulsa, celebrating our 40th anniversary of selling cars. We have high expectations for our sale in June, as our sales’ team continues to consign top-notch vehicles each day.”

The auction results are available online at www.leakecar.com.

Leake Auction Company was established in 1972 as one of the first car auctions in the country. More than 40 years later the auction company has sold over 34,000 cars and currently operates auctions in Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Dallas and San Antonio.

The next Leake Collector Car Show & Auction will be in Tulsa, June 8-10. For more information about the San Antonio sale, or other Leake car auctions, visit the website at www.LeakeCar.com or call (918) 254-7077.

With over 40 years in the car auction business, Dan Kruse Classics operates three auctions year, one in the Texas Hill country area, one in Houston and one in their hometown of San Antonio.

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