We're extremely pleased by the results of our second South Florida event. The success we achieved at this auction, along with the results from our Scottsdale auction, reflects the increased popularity of classic vehicles and the automotive lifestyle experience.
There are several teams in this league that I think are going to be very good. And I feel like we're going to be one of the them. It was difficult to be competitive in our last league because the talent level was a little more established. I think we can be very competitive in this league.
The Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Collector Car Event is the East Coast's premier automotive lifestyle event where anyone can be a player instead of a side line spectator. Sales rose this year by approximately the same amount as our total sales just two years ago. We once again demonstrated the strength of the car collecting hobby.
American concept cars from this romantic era are always among the most gorgeous vehicles at our events.
Water is the killer when you're trying to deal with long-term trash storage.
Documented celebrity cars always fetch a great deal of attention at our auctions. And when they're two of the most phenomenal sports cars in the world, they attract even more attention. Dr. Phil certainly had an eye for quality and rarity when he purchased these two beauties.
My dad told me he always set me on stuff. He rode bulls, too.
American concept cars from this romantic era are always among the most gorgeous vehicles at our events. Such history-making machines will be heavily desired with many individuals and museums vying to add them to their holdings. It will be interesting to see who ends up with these spectacular cars when the dust settles.