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Barrett-Jackson automobile auction in Scottsdale today live on TV

Speed channel. Easily the best car auction on the planet and this is the prime day. Got some awesome cars going for auction today. Anyone else watching?

Clark Gable's Gullwing. Im guessing this will be 2 million plus some change


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The rarest Shelby of all time. The Green Hornet

I can see this going for somewhere around the 2 million range. Really depends who gets in on the bidding. If it becomes a war between Ron Pratt and someone else of his wealth, the price could be through the roof.

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The original Batmobile. Yep the first one from the show is finally going for sale. I cant even guess what this will go for. Its an icon, maybe THE icon of tv/movie cars but I can see this going for a million or so. Sounds like a lot but a million at this car show is chump change.

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madamsquirrel
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If my husband was not at the duck camp right now he would be watching this. We have family/friends in Arizona and he would love to go in person just to watch.


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Record it for him


madamsquirrel
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I am at work not at home but it is so long it would knock off everything I haven't watched on the DVR anyway.


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VetteGuy
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The Batmobile will disappoint.

Those cars have been so faked nobody believes anything about any of them.


Jones
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The Batmobile will disappoint.


thats what im thinking. i wont be surprised if it goes under a million


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lsu480
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Im headed up there in a few hours.


Restomod
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Been to the Scottsdale event several times, Ive bought and sold. It's a great event without question.


Jones
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Been to the Scottsdale event several times, Ive bought and sold. It's a great event without question.


word. ive been wanting to go for years


what did you buy and sell?


Restomod
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what did you buy and sell?


Sold:

'54 Corvette survivor
'68 Shelby GT500

Purchased:

'55 Caddy Eldorado vert
'56 Caddy coupe
'58 Corvette



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Jones
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Wow thats awesome. Gonna take my dad in a few years and get him a 69 Camaro. Everyone says the whole event is great even if youre not buying or selling


Weaver
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Always wanted to go to one of these. Will put that on my bucket list if I can bid on a car.


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OWLFAN86
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Put in a bid on the George Bush truck


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Coater
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The original Batmobile


damn, and i thought i saw the original in gatlinburg at guiness book of world records about 25 years ago


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Geaux Smoke
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If it becomes a war between Ron Pratt and someone else of his wealth, the price could be through the roof.

i always enjoy pratt and allan jones bidding against each other. both always stay very calm and neither is flamboyant. jones has been known to call in from his jet and purchase cars on his way there. he founded check into cash. pratt sold his framing and foundation company to Pulte homes for $350 mil in cash and stock and cashed out right before the housing crash. he was one of the few who saw the writing on the wall.
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Jones
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Yea i love that. Dudes are ballers and you would never know by the looks of them


Geaux Smoke
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you would never know by the looks of them

you remember the douche in the red ferrari fleece and jacket a few years ago who kept taunting them and making an arse of himself on the block? he was spending other people's money for a collection in colorado. it was funny when he got called out on it


Jones
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i do think i remember that. its funny people going up against some of the big money in the room though. some of the people there like pratt have pretty much endless amounts of money to blow on cars


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Chum Bucket
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Tuning in..... Go to Palm Beach every year. It's incredible!


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