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How Auctions Work

Episode 1:

Why Auctions?

Here at Worldwide Auctioneers, co-founded by John Kruse and Rod Egan, we have immersed ourselves in the world of car auctions for over two decades. As we celebrate our 20th anniversary, we look back on a journey marked by global travels and world record-setting auctions. Our unique approach stems from our founders’ dual roles as both the brains behind the operation and the hands-on auctioneers. We pride ourselves on providing a platform that ensures fair market value for collector cars, underscored by a sense of urgency and extensive global marketing. Understanding the emotional and financial weight of car collecting, we offer expert guidance through various life circumstances, including business challenges, divorce, estate planning, and more. At Worldwide Auctioneers, we commit to a transparent, fair, and empathetic process, ensuring peace of mind for car enthusiasts and collectors alike.

  • Worldwide Auctioneers was co-founded by John Kruse and Rod Egan, rooted in a deep passion for car auctions.
  • Celebrating 20 years in the business, the company has achieved global recognition and set numerous auction records.
  • Unique perspective provided by our founders who are actively involved in the auction process.
  • Emphasis on achieving fair market value, with auctions creating urgency and providing global exposure.
  • Commitment to guiding clients through the auction process, catering to both emotional and financial aspects of car collecting.
  • Expertise in handling various sensitive situations like business hardships, divorce, or estate planning.
  • Dedicated to offering a transparent, fair auction process, especially in contentious or complex scenarios.
  • Worldwide Auctioneers stands as a trusted partner for car enthusiasts and collectors in navigating the auction landscape.