Legendary car collector Ron Pratte—who built most of his amazing collection through winning bids at Barrett-Jackson auctions—will sell off his entire collection of 142 vehicles and about 1,500 pieces of auto memorabilia at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction in Arizona, beginning January 10.
The entire collection could fetch more than $50 million, auction officials said.
Pratte’s ownership adds value to many of the cars as many collectors will want to own a piece of the famed Pratte collection, Barrett-Jackson Chairman and CEO Craig Jackson said in an interview with The Arizona Republic.
Some of the highlights of Pratte’s collection to be sold include:
- The only known 1966 Shelby Cobra Super Snake
- A 1950 GM Futurliner bus
- A 1954 Pontiac Bonneville Special Motorama concept car designed by Harley Earl
- A 1969 Chevrolet Yenko Chevelle two-door hardtop, one of only 22, and the only to have a column shift.
- A 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302 with original engine, transmission and rear end
- A 1929 Indian 401 motorcycle
- A 1970 Plymouth HEMI Superbird