10% buyer’s premium on each lot added to hammer bid price to determine final sales price.
Vehicle Payment Terms
Cash, check or wire transfer.
- Cash or check due following the close of bidding or bank wire with $1000 deposit day of auction and balance due by close of business the day following the auction.
- Possession and title held for 10 days with payment by check for bank clearance.
- Possession and title held for wire confirmation.
Vehicle Sales Tax
No sales tax will be collected by the Harritt Group. Each buyer will be responsible for paying sales tax in the state the vehicle will be titled in.
Personal Property Terms
Payment by cash, check or credit card.
- Credit card accepted with a 3% convenience fee.
- Out of state and unknown buyers may be subject to 10-day bank clearance period prior to taking possession of item.
- Tuesday, August 20, 3pm – 6pm
- Wednesday, August 21, 9am (Day of Auction)
The Worden Estate nor The Harritt Group warrant the condition or roadworthiness of the vehicles and it is always advisable to trailer vehicles. All cars and pickup truck have current and clear titles. Scooter sold with a bill of sale. Simulcast bidding available on vehicles only.
Selling live onsite and online simulcast seven collector vehicles for the Don Worden Estate, the lifetime owner and operator of Worden’s Auto Sales. Also selling auto parts, tools, shop items, furniture, collectibles, and household items.
Live and simulcast bidding will be available on the following (7) items…
VEHICLES (Selling @ 1:30 PM)
For the past 63 years, Don has been a fixture in the local used car business. After graduating from New Albany High School he worked side by side with his dad Homer who began the business in 1929. In the mid-70s they moved to their Vincennes Street location. The following vehicles were a few of his favorite and have been stored in his dealership warehouse. Most vehicles are in the original as-found condition, some have been partially restored.
1931 FORD MODEL A 2-DOOR SEDAN
Flathead 4-cylinder with manual transmission. Two-tone green paint with black running boards. Odometer Reading 50,061. VIN# 4316550. This car belonged to Don’s mother Hazel. BID →
1948 BEAM DOODLEBUG SUPER SCOOTER
Kick start engine, no title, sold with a bill of sale. SERIAL# 60372. Don’s father Homer bought it for him in 1948 when Don was 10 years old. BID →
1951 CHEVROLET 1/2 TON STEPSIDE PICKUP TRUCK
Inline 6-cylinder engine, 3 speed on the column, and 6-volt system. Green with black running boards and new oak bed restored to original condition by Prosser Vocational School. Odometer Reading 85,825. VIN# 9JPL19516 BID →
1963 BUICK SPECIAL 4-DOOR SEDAN
V-6, automatic transmission, black. Odometer Reading 54,456. VIN#BJ1575748 BID →
1965 FORD FALCON FUTURA 2-DOOR
289 V-8 engine, automatic transmission, wire wheel covers, blue and white. Odometer Reading 34,991. VIN# 5H17C173518 BID →
1979 MGB ROADSTER
4-cylinder, manual shift, white with black interior and convertible top. Runs but needs brake work. Odometer Reading 13,080. VIN#GHN5UL479571G BID →
1986 CHRYSLER LEBARON TOWN & COUNTRY WOODY WAGON
4 Cylinder, automatic, wire wheel covers, blue with wood grain side panels. Odometer Reading 71,158. VIN# 1C3BC59KXGF174915 BID →
WAYS TO BID
PRE-BID ONLINE Place a pre-bid (absentee bid) online up until 1 hour prior to the start of the sale.
LIVE ONLINE Bid online during the live sale using the mobile, tablet, or web auction platform.
LIVE ON-SITE Bid in person, on-site during the live sale. The good ol’ fashion auction way.
Danish modern arm chair (no cushion), 1960’s chest & dresser, 1950s dresser with drawers and doors, victorian glove box marble top dresser with wishbone mirror frame, vintage cherry server, shaving stand with mirror, victorian marble top lamp table, (2) vintage vinyl waiting room benches, antique upright oak Gulbransen player piano, (2) S. Bent & Bros yellow-painted and eagle stenciled Colonial captains chairs, pair of 1970’s tufted wingback chairs, 1960’s Cushman Colonial deacon bench with carved eagle, full size four-poster bed, like new hospital bed with limited use, vanity stool, Motorola console stereo cabinet, 1950s chrome dinette table and chairs, 1930s swivel wood desk chair, grandfather clock, retro metal school desk, retro art deco office chairs, (2) high back upholstered chairs and more.
RETRO CAR PARTS
Several 1930s wire car wheels, Model A wire wheels, vintage car tires, (3) Pontiac hubcaps, (4) Chevrolet black emblem hubcaps, (4) Chevrolet Motor Division Rally hubcaps, (1) Chevrolet SS hubcap, (1) Buick hubcap, (4) Thunderbird hubcaps and dozens more, cars seats, assorted auto parts and more.
ANTIQUES, VINTAGE & COLLECTIBLES
Antique “Easy” copper tub washing machine, #3 cast iron dinner bell with yolk, vintage Johnson outboard trolling motor, Bruce Fox flamingo plaque, wicker rickshaw, Bundy Special H & A Selmer Inc saxophone made in Germany Serial # 51944, reel mower, plaster knight in shining armor statue, large display sign with hundreds of letters for custom messages, 1950s yellow ladies bicycle, 1950s Western Flyer men’s red bicycle, iron wagon wheel, Royal typewriters, old books, large collection of galvanized pieces including wash tubs, sprinkling cans, mop buckets, trash cans and more, vintage gas cans, whiskey barrel, antique wood tool boxes, retro hard shell luggage, (2) Paymaster machines,1800’s oil on canvas ship painting, 1800’s ship print in ornate frame, Don Ensor Touring T print, Jim Oliver raccoon print, and several more, clown figurines, Nier Germany barn lantern, Maid-Rite washboard, kraut board, brass hand bell, coffee grinder, Jim Beam bourbon decanter, bird cages, oak wall phone, retro French & candlestick phones, Cabbage Patch Doll in original box, retro electric The Salton Hot Party Server, Sunbeam The Great American Popcorn Machine, split hickory egg basket, hats and boxes including an Indiana Jones hat made in the USA, blown glass paperweights, crackle glass, crystal glass, dishes, tea sets and much more.
TOOLS & HARDWARE
Large retro air compressor, portable air compressor, hand tools, several jack posts, (2) seeders, car maintenance tools and more in the contents of two garages.
SELLER Don Worden Estate
ATTORNEY & PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE Charles Murphy
From State Street (Downtown New Albany) head northeast on E. Spring Street 1 mile to left on Vincennes Street. 6/10 mile to auction on left.