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Auburn, Indiana. March 2nd, 2021. Worldwide Auctioneers, responsible for the sale of some of the world’s finest collector cars at auction, is offering an historic 1965 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe owned by Carroll Shelby via its private sales division, The Salon. The iconic Daytona Coupe, CSX 2469, was purchased by the current owner directly from Carroll Shelby himself, who had commissioned the McCluskey Daytona Coupe body.

Impeccably documented and listed in the Shelby Registry, the Daytona comes with an impressive vintage race history that includes wins at celebrated tracks like the Laguna Seca Raceway in California and the historic Goodwood Motor Circuit in the UK. Legendary drivers who have sat behind its wheel include Phil Hill, Derek Hill, Derek Bell, John Morton and Brian Redman.

“This is a singular opportunity to acquire a phenomenal piece of motor racing history that is road and track-ready and welcome anywhere in the world,” said Rod Egan, Principal and Chief Auctioneer “and what I love about this car is the current owner bought this car directly from Carroll Shelby while sitting in Shelby’s living room! It is absolutely as close as you get to being part of the Shelby legend.”

Further details, images and documentation are available online at, with a video introduction here. Interested parties should contact Rod Egan direct at +1.260.925.6789 or email The Salon is a purpose-built, 200,000 square-foot climate-controlled showroom housed at Worldwide’s expansive Auburn, Indiana headquarters, dedicated to the needs of those seeking to buy or sell a car or collection privately, with consignment packages tailored to individual requirements.

About Worldwide Auctioneers. Worldwide Auctioneers is a US-based, boutique catalogue auction company that is unique in having principals who are owner auctioneers, wholly invested in seamlessly delivering the optimal result for every client. In addition to the acquisition and sale of classic automobiles at auction, it offers an extensive range of personalized services to the serious collector, including appraisal, collection direction and consultancy, estate planning and asset management. For those seeking to sell a car or collection privately, the company’s private sales division incorporates The Salon, a 200,000-square-foot, climate-controlled and purpose-built showroom housed at its Auburn headquarters, along with a dedicated memorabilia division. Worldwide’s annual schedule includes The Scottsdale Auction in January, The Enthusiast Auction in Auburn, Indiana in April, The Pacific Grove Auction on the Monterey Peninsula in August, The Auburn Auction, held over Labor Day Weekend in Indiana, and stand-alone auctions of significant private collections.

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