Carlisle does $3.2 million at Florida auction

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Another one across the block
A second-generation Chevrolet Camaro is on the block at Carlise’s Florida sale | Carlisle Auctions photos

Carlisle Auctions second sale in three months in Lakeland, Florida, produced $3.2 million in business last weekend during Carlisle Events’ Winter Florida AutoFest.

More than 400 cars were consigned, spanning nearly 100 years of automotive history.

Another one across the block

The top sale on the first day was $55,105 for a 1968 Dodge Coronet R/T. The top sale of the auction was a 1931 Chrysler Imperial resto mod that brought $97,370 on the second and final day of the sale. (Prices include buyer’s premium.)

The top 5 sales were:

  1. 1931 Chrysler Imperial resto mod, $97,370
  2. 1967 Chevrolet Corvette, $64,055
  3. 1954 Chevrolet Corvette, $62,060
  4. 1968 Dodge Coronet R/T, $55,105
  5. 1955 Ford Thunderbird, $53,500

 

Carlisle Auctions returns to its home base in Pennsylvania for its next two sales — April 21-22 and September 29-30. Then it returns to Florida for a sale at Lakeland’s Sun ’n Fun complex November 11.

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A former daily newspaper sports editor, Larry Edsall spent a dozen years as an editor at AutoWeek magazine before making the transition to writing for the web and becoming the author of more than 15 automotive books. In addition to being founding editor at ClassicCars.com, Larry has written for The New York Times and The Detroit News and was an adjunct honors professor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.