Carlisle Events heads to Florida after Fall event in Pennsylvania

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Just part of the crowd that turns out for the last Carlisle Events of the season in Pennsylvania | Carlisle Events photos

Carlisle Events wrapped up its 2019 Pennsylvania calendar this past week with a 5-day Fall Carlisle gathering at the fairgrounds in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Activities included a car corral, an auction and a variety of vendor booths.

While the corral included more than 1,000 vehicles, the auction featured more than 500 consignments and posted $3.6 million in sales with a 50 percent sell-through rate.

The highest price paid was $88,810 for a 1986 Ferrari Testarossa. A 1966 Chevrolet Corvette brought $78,300.

Carlisle Events now moves to Sarasota, Florida, for a new, 2-day Sunset-Carlisle auction scheduled for November 8-9 with more than 400 vehicles already consigned.

An indoor “Auto Mania” event takes place January 17-19 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, followed by the Winter Autofest, which includes an auction, February 22-24 in Lakeland, Florida.

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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.

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