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Date: Jun. 22, 2017

Important American Classics from the Jimmie Taylor Collection to go under the hammer at no reserve at Worldwide’s 10th annual Auburn Auction

Auburn, IN. June 22, 2017. Worldwide Auctioneers’ tenth annual Labor Day Weekend sale, The Auburn Auction, is scheduled for Saturday, September 2nd, with an outstanding selection of pre-and post-war American classics from the Jimmie Taylor Collection among the notable motorcars on offer at no reserve. The sale will once again take place in the historic setting of the National Auto & Truck Museum L29 Cord Building, a National Historic landmark within the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum complex. The Auburn Auction forms part of the celebrated Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival, now in its 61st year,

The Jimmie Taylor Collection comprises over thirty imposing pre- and post-war classics, including a striking 1930 Cadillac V-16 Imperial Limousine, an impressive first year example of Cadillac’s Landmark V-16 and a recipient of a Lion award at the Meadowbrook Concours d’Elegance. “Here is a great collection of motorcars that is truly representative of America’s mainstream auto industry, all offered for sale entirely without reserve,” said John Kruse, Principal & Auctioneer. “We look forward to The Auburn Auction continuing to play a part in the tradition of Auburn’s ACD Festival and Labor Day Weekend festivities, long a magnet for enthusiasts and collectors from across the country and beyond.”

Also on offer from the museum collection is a custom built 1940 Packard Super 8 Custom Town Car, with extremely rare style Panel Brougham coachwork by Rollson Inc., accompanied by copies of original body specifications, with vehicle history and restoration details chronicled in the Packard Cormorant, the international magazine of Packard. The Auburn Auction will also feature the remaining cars from the Chuck Runyon Collection, again offered for sale without reserve.

Full information on The Auburn Auction, including ongoing consignment updates, is available online at Consignments are still invited and may be discussed with Worldwide’s motorcar specialists at 1.260.925.6789 or The auction is open to the public, with admission by catalogue $75, to include VIP seating passes for 2, or a $10 museum donation which includes admission to the sale and limited seating.

Along with The Auburn Auction, the company’s annual schedule comprises The Scottsdale Auction in Arizona in January, The Texas Classic Auction in Arlington in April and The Pacific Grove Auction, held on the Monterey Peninsula during Monterey Car Week, scheduled this year for August 17, as well as stand-alone auctions of significant private collections.
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