(CANTON)- On the driving range of the historic Glenmoor Country Club, Classic Motorcar Auctions held their second annual Grande Classic Antique, Classic, and Sports Car Auction as a part of the 2011 Glenmoor Gathering of Significant Autos. A total of 123 vehicles crossed the block in front of hundreds of bidders, spectators, and excited classic car enthusiasts.
Top sales of the day included a rare 1 of 56, unrestored 1933 Marmon Sixteen LeBaron convertible sedan which sold for $172,800; an award-winning 1954 Cadillac Eldorado convertible for $108,000; and a 1960 Chevrolet Corvette for $81,540.
There was also an eclectic mix of foreign models that sold including a 1947 Austin 10 GSI, a 1954 Citroen Avant, a 1977 MG B Roadster, a 1977 Porsche 911S, and a 1984 Alfa Romeo Spider. Not to be left out of the micro car market, a 1957 AMC Metropolitan was also sold for $16,200.
Kicking off the auction was a large selection of memorabilia including gas station equipment, petroliana signage, Coca-Cola and Pepsi advertising, dealer materials, and original artwork. Sold highlights of the memorabilia portion of the auction included a vintage wooden telephone booth, signed original artwork by Don Getz, a two-sided Oldsmobile dealer sign, a Mobil Gas porcelain service station sign, and a Sunoco “Arrow” sign.
Complete results from the sale may be viewed under the “Results” tab on the Grande Salon page of the Classic Motorcar Auctions website at www.classicmotorcarauctions.com.
Classic Motorcar Auction’s next event will be a Fall Automobilia, Memorabilia, and Petroliana Auction on November 5th at 11am at their headquarters located within the McKinley Grand Hotel in downtown Canton, Ohio.