Roy Clark Rolls-Royce Will Cross Leake Tulsa Auction Block


1964 Rolls-Royce
Credit: Leake Auctions
Leake Auctions is set to sell 600 vehicles in its three-day event in Tulsa, OK that started Thursday June 6 and runs through Saturday June 8, including the personal collection of famed "Hee Haw" host Roy Clark. The Clark collection highlights include a 1964 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud Limousine and a 1957 Ford Thunderbird.

Roy Clark was a multi-award-winning actor, musician/vocalist, and philanthropist. On top of hosting the popular television variety show "Hee Haw" for 28 years, he also had a recurring role on "The Beverly Hillbillies" and was the first country music artist to guest-host Johnny Carson's "Tonight Show". Roy is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, won multiple country music awards, a Grammy, and was once voted Best Country Guitarist by Guitar Magazine.

"Roy Clark was an incredibly talented and influential entertainer with a passion for collecting cars. We are so excited to offer his personal collection in our Tulsa auction without reserves," said Gary Bennett, General Manager, New Ventures & Sectors (Collector Cars) for Ritchie Bros. "These vehicles were very near and dear to Roy, his wife Barbara, and their family. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to purchase a car owned by an entertainment legend."

Other highlights of the Clark collection include a 1963 Pontiac Bonneville Safari Station Wagon; a 1977 Lincoln Continental; a 1961 Plymouth Fury; and a 1972 Jeep CJ5.

In total, 185 vehicles will be sold without reserves in the Tulsa auction. Highlights include:

  • A 1961 Porsche 356B/1600 Reutter Cabriolet
  • A 1960 Chevrolet Corvette with a 283/290hp fuel-injected V8
  • A 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air
  • A 1948 Packard Woody Wagon
  • A 2012 Jaguar XKR S
  • A 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
  • A 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06/Z07 – Serial #1
  • A 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Sport
  • A 1990 Nissan 300ZX
  • A 1991 Acura NSX

The Tulsa, OK auction is being held at River Spirit Expo (4145 E. 21st St). Onsite bidder registration will begin at 8 a.m. on June 5. Admission is $20 for adults; $15 for seniors; $7 for children under 12; and free for military with ID. Online bidding in the auction will be available via IronPlanet.com. For more information visit LeakeCar.com.
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