Hill Country Classic Car Auction from Dan Kruse in Austin, Texas

Classic car auctionsIt is always fun to get new newsletters about classic car auctions at ESA. Companies like Leake Auction Company and Dan Kruse Classics always put pictures of their best cars in their auction newsletters. Judging by the amount of interest in their auction announcements, it seems everyone has a soft place in their heart for old roadsters, coupes, convertibles, muscle cars, boattails, phaetons, and woodies.

Just in time to indulge our weekend fantasies, Dan Kruse posted an announcement about their Hill Country Classic auction to be held at the Palmer Events Center in Austin, Texas. They are expecting to have at least 180 classic and collector cars in the sale and are actively encouraging new consignments. If you want to sell your old car at the auction, you can use this preliminary entry form to consign. And if you're really eager to bid at the auction, here is a preliminary bidder's registration form.

Here is the basic info about the auction. Check the Dan Kruse auction information page for more info.

Auction Date: Saturday, September 28, 2013
Auction Time: Saturday at 10am

Photo Deadline (for incluion in the full color brochure): August 23, 2013

Check In: Friday, September 27th from 9am until 6pm

Check Out: Sunday September 29th from 10am until 5pm
(office is open until noon only)

Location:
The Palmer Events Center
900 Barton Springs Road
Austin, Texas 78704
Map

For more details, contact:
Tiffany Kruse
Dan Kruse Classics
11202 Disco
San Antonio, Texas 78216
866.495.8111 Phone
866.827.7227 Fax
tiffany@kruseclassics.com Email

Part of today's announcement from Dan Kruse about the Hill Country Classic auction was the inclusion of a 24-vehicle collection from the estate of William Addison. Here's a list of the vehicles, with links to the auction item pages. I did not get in touch with Tiffany before publishing this post, otherwise I would have included a few pictures. Be sure to visit the site to see the cars themselves.

    301 1929 Buick Series 116 Closed Couple Sedan
    302 1929 Buick Series 116 Four Door Touring
    303 1957 Cadillac Sedan deVille Four Door Hardtop
    304 1965 Cadillac Coupe deVille Two Door Hardtop
    305 1971 Cadillac Fleetwood 75 Four Door Formal Sedan
    306 1978 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Coupe
    307 1967 Chevrolet Caprice Two Door Hardtop
    308 1968 Chevrolet Corvette Sport Coupe
    309 1961 Ford F100 Pickup with Custom Trailer
    310 1966 Ford Thunderbird Landau Two Door Hardtop
    311 1960 Jaguar Mark IV Four Door Saloon
    312 1983 Lincoln Mark VI Coupe
    313 1974 Mercedes-Benz 450SL Roadster
    314 1961 Oldsmobile Dynamic 88 Convertible
    315 1961 Oldsmobile Starfire Convertible
    316 1962 Oldsmobile Starfire Two Door Holiday Top
    317 1962 Oldsmobile Starfire Two Door Holiday Top
    318 1967 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow Custom Pickup
    319 1925 Hupmobile Series E 5-Person Four Door Touring
    320 1928 Packard 5th Series 526 Dual Windshield Phaeton
    321 1931 Packard 8th Series 833 Dual Windshield Phaeton
    322 1936 Packard 14th Series Super Eight 1404 R/S Coupe
    323 1927 Pierce Arrow Model 82 2/4 Landau R/S Coupe
    324 1925 Stutz Model KLDH Bearcat Roadster

Out of this collection, I would have to say that the most intriguing vehicle is the 1967 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow Custom Pickup. I've never seen one before. Didn't even know they existed. But here it is - the luxury El Camino, the ultra rich Ranchero. For sale without reserve. Here's the catch - the steering wheel is on the right. Blimey!

And if you're not in the mood for a classic car auction, how about some real estate or restaurant equipment? Lots of upcoming auctions at EverySingleAuction.com!

Have a fantastic weekend - from the staff at AuctionMethod.com.

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