Collectors of classic cars have refined taste and are passionate about preserving icons of culture. For most people, cars are simply a means to an end- a way to get to work or school and run errands, a necessity for functioning in modern life. For collectors of classic automobiles, cars are much more than that- they are works of art, pieces of history, beautiful and well-crafted pieces that harken to golden ages in innovation, technology, and culture. If you count yourself as a connoisseur of automobiles or a collector passionate about these iconic pieces, classic auto auctions are the perfect place to acquire new items, to admire makes of vintage vehicles, and to indulge your passion for this highly specialized interest. If you own classic vehicles and understand their worth, and you are ready to cash in on the invaluable quality of your pieces, the best place to find the perfect buyer is at classic auto auctions.
2 Major Reasons to Buy and Sell at Classic Auto Auctions
If you own a classic car or motorcycle and you are ready to part with it, it is important that you are compensated for the piece’s true value. Classic, vintage automobiles are rare and in high demand, and selling them through classic auto auctions is the best option for getting a price that truly honors these aspects of classic cars.
If you are a buyer or collector, participating in classic car auctions is the best route to take for gaining access to a wide variety of unique and valuable vehicles. If you’re in the car collecting or selling business, here’s why classic auto auctions are your best bet:
1. Classic Auto Auctions Offer Professional Care and Curation of Vehicles
Classic automobiles can be fragile. They can’t be treated with the same care routines as modern vehicles, and many of them are crafted from parts that are no longer in production. Reputable auction houses employ classic car experts and marketing professionals who are well-versed in the care and preparation for such vehicles for auction. In order to find the best potential buyers, these professionals take high-quality photographs and market classic cars to a network of collectors, ensuring that your piece has the best chance of being bought at a prime price.
For collectors, classic auto auctions offer only the best, rarest pieces that are difficult to find in the regular market. Attending a classic car auction allows for collectors to view dozens and even hundreds of vehicles that aren’t available in any other venue. If you’re looking for a particular make or model, or a vehicle from a certain time period to add to your collection, classic auto auctions are one of the very few places many of these items can be found. And, they offer the added benefit of allowing the buyer to set a bid limit for themselves and determine just how much they are willing to pay for a certain item.
2. There Are Multiple Selling and Buying Options
Normally, selling a car involves going through a dealer or broker or haggling with one buyer and seller at a time until a price can be agreed upon. This is a time consuming and frustrating process, and it doesn’t offer the kind of assurances and options that classic auto options do.
For sellers, your classic car or motorcycle can be brought directly to auction or sold on consignment. Direct-to-auction sales offer immediate payment, while consignment has its own benefits. Consigning your classic vehicle allows for the auction house to market it to a global network of buyers, to find the most profitable platform for sale, and to fetch a competitive and fair price. Either way, the best chance of being compensated generously for the valuable vehicles you may own is through sale at classic auto auctions, where industry professionals and enthusiasts can participate in the process.
For car collectors, classic auto auctions display a variety of vehicles that you just won’t find anywhere else. It can be difficult and frustrating to find a particular model, especially because many are no longer in production. Classic auto auctions feature items that often can’t be found anywhere else. Also, these platforms allow for freedom to set your own personal bid limit and to alter your proposed buying price, rather than going back and forth, haggling with a private seller. Ultimately, if you’re serious about finding and acquiring vintage cars and motorcycles, classic auto auctions are the place for you.
Four Seasons Auction Gallery is hosting a classic vehicle auction on May 28th, 2017, at one pm. The auction will be held in Buford, Georgia. If you’re ready to consign or sell a classic vehicle, or you’re ready to acquire your next prized collectible, call today at 470-589-1652 for more information about the event.