Leake Auction, America’s first collector car auction company will sell a select group of vehicles from internationally recognized collector John Staluppi. Nearly 120 of his vehicles from the Cars of Dreams Collection will be featured during Leake’s auction in Arizona, January 15-19, 2020. The Ritchie Bros. owned company has partnered with Salt River Fields at Talking Stick for its multi-day auction.
“John Staluppi’s collection of vehicles are simply breathtaking,” said Gary Bennett, General Manager, New Ventures & Sectors (Collector Cars) for Ritchie Bros. “John has a very discerning eye for detail and a magical understanding of the collector car market. We are honored to offer his vehicles without reserve during our inaugural auction in Scottsdale.”
HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE CARS OF DREAMS COLLECTION
About Cars of Dreams
John Staluppi’s Cars of Dreams Museum is a private collection of classic vehicles located in Palm Beach County, Florida. The museums Coney Island theme features much of the memorabilia that is reminiscent of the iconic amusement park.
About John Staluppi
John’s passion for cars began as a teenager when he bought his first car, a 1962 Corvette, at the age of 16. It was black on black, with a 340 HP engine and 4-speed transmission. Some years later, he was able to track down and purchase back that same car. It is the focal point of his collection today. He is currently one of the most prominent car dealers and collectors in the United States.
As America’s first collector car auction company, Leake Auction Company set the standard for the industry during their inaugural event in 1964. Today, the Leake team of industry experts provide decades of world-class collector car auction knowledge. Each member of Leake’s team continues to carry out the principles the company was founded: transparency, ethics, respect, fairness, and loyalty to our customers.
About Ritchie Bros
In January 2018, Leake was acquired by Ritchie Bros., a global asset management and disposition company. With Ritchie Bros. online audience of 3.9 million active registered users, Leake has one of the largest potential buyer bases in the collector car industry.