Raleigh Classic Spring Auction 2018

June, 2018

Raleigh Classic

The Raleigh Classic, held at the NC State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, NC, is where good old southern hospitality meets fast paced auction block bidding. More than 300 vehicles were offered for sale in this two-day auction, featuring low-mileage collector cars. Many of them are original, unrestored finds, while others have been returned to showroom condition or better. Each year, car enthusiasts look forward to the late spring edition of the Raleigh Classic, where they’ve become accustomed to expect the unexpected – automotive gems around every corner. Here are some of the automobiles that crossed the auction block, including the top six sales.

Top 6 Sales

Year Make Model Price*
1963 Ford Galaxie 500 (R-Code/427) $129,600
1959 Plymouth Sport Fury $105,300
1974 Jaguar XKE $99,900
1952 Buick Woody $89,640
1966 Austin Healey 3000 $89,640
1947 Mercury Woody $89,640



Low-Mileage Vehicles

Low mileage cars are always in abundance at any Raleigh Classic auction, and the spring event was no exception.   Here is a sample of vehicles that have been sparingly used.


Woody Lineup

It wasn’t hard to find a wood-trimmed car at this auciton.   There were both Ford and Mercury Woodys, as well as a couple of Woodys from GM.   There was even a Chrysler Woody in the mix.   Here are more of these fun times rides in addition to those already listed above.


Other Eye-Catching Cars

Here are some of the other great vehicles that were on the auction docket.


*All sales prices include buyer’s commission.