Auction Enjoys Classic Car Success

By Staff Writer April 10, 2018

GAA Classic Cars auction, Greensboro, N.C., sold over $21 million of classic cars and memorabilia, making March its most successful month ever.

The first week of March, GAA Classic Cars opened its spring sale offering 541 cars, including the standout Gary Copeland Collection featuring 1932 and 1934 Fords. The top three selling vehicles for this sale included a yellow with black stripes 2005 Ford GT at $282,000; a 1963 black/red Corvette at $161,000 and a 1961 black/red Impala at $142,000.

Three weeks later, GAACC hosted the Jerry and June Smith No Reserve Collection Sale. As the owners of the Memory Lane Museum in Eatonton, Ga., the Smiths featured 261 vehicles and thousands of pieces of memorabilia in a no-reserve sale. Some of the standout pieces of memorabilia included an original, porcelain Super Greyhound Motor Fuel sign that went for $3,900; a Red Crown restored gas pump that sold for $11,500 and, the largest piece in the collection, a 25-foot neon Buick dealership sign that brought $25,000. The top three selling vehicles in this sale were a 2006 black striped Ford GT that brought $280,000; and two 1970 Plymouth Superbirds, each lemon-twist yellow, that sold for $165,000 and $120,000.

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