Image: 1936 Auburn 852 SC Boattail Speedster from The Chuck Morgan Estate Collection sold for $880,000
It was a full house at Worldwide’s annual boutique evening sale at the start of Arizona auction week on Wednesday, January 15th, with 76% of consignments finding new homes in a packed salesroom.
The Scottsdale Auction showcased a meticulously curated selection of rare and iconic muscle cars, European sports and classics, concept cars and another outstanding private collection encompassing an offering of exceptional pre-war cars. High sale went to a wonderfully restored 1936 Auburn 852 SC Boattail Speedster from The Chuck Morgan Estate Collection that brought $880,000, one of fewer than ten 1936 ACD certified Speedsters.
Selling for an impressive $742,500 was the 1956 Chrysler Ghia Plainsman Concept Car, a one-off Chrysler show car built by Ghia of Italy that attracted significant interest, extensively documented and fully restored to its original western motif including genuine cow-hide interior.
Another fine automobile with excellent provenance and ACD Certification from The Chuck Morgan Estate Collection was a wonderful 1930 Duesenberg Model J Berlinewith coachwork by Willoughby that sold for $605,000. European sports cars on offer included an exceptionally rare 1997 Porsche 911/993 Turbo S, going to a new home for $341,000.