AUBURN, INDIANA, August 18, 2009 – Worldwide Auctioneers’ line up of consignments for its second annual The Auburn Auction will embrace a wonderful selection of over forty venerable pre-war classics, appropriately set to go under the hammer in the town which is celebrated as “The Classic Car Capital of the World.”

“Most of the great cars have exchanged hands here in Auburn over the years and we are excited to present such an august selection of fine old motorcars in this most apt of settings,” said Rod Egan, Managing Partner & Chief Auctioneer. “What, for example, could be more fitting than the unique 1927 Duesenberg Model Y Phaeton, a singularly important motorcar designed, built, and sold new in Indiana, now proudly offered by Worldwide Auctioneers in Auburn, the home of Duesenberg itself?”

Further highlights of The Auburn Auction 2009 will include a stunning 1936 Delahaye 135 Competition Disappearing Top Convertible by famed coachbuilder Figoni & Falaschi, stately 1915 Packard 1-35 Twin Six Seven- Passenger Touring, formerly the property of Mr. Phil Hill, multiple award winning 1935 Pierce-Arrow 1245 Rumble Seat Convertible Coupe, and original 1907 Peugeot Type 92D Double Phaeton. Joining them are a fine selection of Cadillacs from the Sterling McCall Cadillac Museum and a grand assortment of Rolls-Royce and Packard motorcars from the Robert B. Merrifield Collection, including the ex-Barney Pollard 1921 Rolls-Royce Springfield Silver Ghost 4/50hp Oxford Seven-Passenger Tourer.

The complete catalog of consignments for The Auburn Auction 2009 is now available online at

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