Car Collectors Turn Attention to Las Vegas, Online with Proxibid, for Barrett-Jackson’s Ninth Annual Auction at Mandalay Bay

OMAHA, Neb. & LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#auction–Proxibid, the world’s most trusted way to connect buyers and sellers of
highly valued items, and Barrett-Jackson, the World’s Greatest Collector
Car Auctions®, will make a splash when Barrett-Jackson’s Ninth Annual
Las Vegas Auction goes live online on Proxibid next month. The live
auction will take place October 13-15, 2016 at the Mandalay Bay Resort
and Casino, with online bidding provided exclusively by Proxibid. Online
bidding for this auction is now available by visiting Proxibid.

The Las Vegas auction features an extraordinary lineup of supercars,
American muscle, hot rods, and customs, including more than 80 vehicles
from the Tammy Allen collection. The
1950 Mercury custom “Wasabi,”
which was customized by hall of fame
builder Dick Dean, is one of many showstoppers in this auction. This car
has had a complete show-quality two-year restoration in which no expense
was spared. Other featured vehicles include:

“Our Las Vegas auction is a cornerstone event for Barrett-Jackson,” said
Craig Jackson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Barrett-Jackson
Auction Company. “The lineup of vehicles available in this auction is
exceptional, and all will be available for online bidding, ensuring
anyone in the world with an internet connection can log on and
participate, even if they cannot attend the live auction.
Barrett-Jackson is proud to partner with Proxibid to offer the most
trusted way to buy collector cars online.”

All purchases in the Proxibid Marketplace are backed by the company’s
comprehensive risk management system, designed specifically to manage
high dollar transactions like the vehicles crossing the block in this
auction. Proxibid’s robust online bidding platform is powered by
enterprise-level technology and infrastructure and boasts a 99.9+
percent uptime, making it the safest place to buy and sell highly valued
items online.

For more information about this auction, to review the online catalog,
or to bid, please visit Proxibid.

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About The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company
Established in
1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Barrett-Jackson, The
World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions®, is the leader in
collector car auctions and automotive lifestyle events. The company
produces auctions in Scottsdale, Arizona; Palm Beach, Florida; at
Mohegan Sun in Connecticut, and Las Vegas, Nevada. With broadcast
partners, Velocity and Discovery Channel, Barrett-Jackson will feature
live television coverage in 2016, including broadcasts in over 100
countries internationally. Barrett-Jackson also endorses a one-of-a-kind
collector car insurance for collector vehicles and other valued
belongings. For more information about Barrett-Jackson, visit,
or call 480-421-6694.

About Proxibid
Proxibid provides auction companies and asset
owners with access to the most trusted way to buy and sell highly valued
items online. More than $4 billion in inventory passes through
Proxibid’s Marketplace annually via live and timed auctions,
and Buy Now and Make Offer capabilities, across 15 categories that
include heavy equipment; industrial machinery; real estate; fine art;
antiques and collectibles, and more.

Founded in 2001, Proxibid is headquartered in Omaha, NE with offices in
South Sioux City, NE and London. For more information about Proxibid,
please visit


Dana Kaufman, 402-505-7776