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Celebrity Provenance Shines at Silverstone Auctions Race Retro Classic Car Sale, Online with Proxibid

Omaha, NE –  February 14, 2018 – Proxibid (, the world’s most trusted way to connect buyers and sellers of highly valued items, will provide online bidding for a star-studded lineup of vehicles at the Race Retro Classic Car Sale, hosted by Silverstone Auctions, a world-class auction house for the sale of classic cars. More than 100 classic and modern sports cars, historic motorcycles, and several luxury watches will go under the hammer, headlined by several rare vehicles with celebrity provenance. Live bidding will take place Friday, February 23 and Saturday, February 24, but online bidding is already available by visiting

Buyers who cannot attend the auction in person can participate with confidence on Proxibid— an online platform committed to online safety for buyers and sellers of classic cars. Collectors will not want to miss the opportunity to bid live online on rare vehicles such as:

  • 1997 Aston Martin V8 Vantage V550-Manual: Delivered new to Sir Elton John in May 1997, this rare example features a six-speed manual gearbox, and just 8,663 miles on the odometer. Est: £190,000—240,000.
  • 1969 Dodge Charger ‘Bullitt’ Spec: Originally purchased by Demi Moore for husband Bruce Willis, this Charger is offered directly from the collection of Jay Kay of Jamiroquai, who imported it to the UK eight years ago. Est: £50,000—60,000.
  • 1966 Ford Mustang ‘Fastback’ V8 Manual: Signed internally by race drivers Dan Gurney and Phil Hill, this example is a tribute to Carroll Shelby and his Terlingua Racing Team of the early sixties. Est: £25,000—30,000.

“The lineup of vehicles at this year’s Race Retro Classic Car Sale is already attracting attention from car collectors around the world,” said Guy Lees-Milne, General Manager and Classic Car Specialist with Silverstone Auctions. “With many carrying celebrity provenance and rare configurations, we’re proud to offer these vehicles to bidders who cannot attend in person through Proxibid, as we know we can count on the platform to deliver a best-in-class online buying experience for our clients.”

Proxibid offers the most robust online bidding platform, backed by the industry’s most sophisticated risk management and fraud protection system, designed to ensure buyers are safe when transacting online. That, combined with Proxibid’s 99.99%+ uptime and commitment to customer service makes it the best place to purchase classic cars online.

For more information about this sale, to view the online catalog or to place a bid, please visit


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Proxibid provides auction companies and asset owners with access to the most trusted way to buy and sell highly valued items online. More than $4 billion in inventory passes through Proxibid’s Marketplace annually via live and timed auctions, and Buy Now and Make Offer capabilities, across 15 categories that include heavy equipment; industrial machinery; real estate; fine art; antiques and collectibles, and more.

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