Mecum Auctions to Offer the Ron MacWhorter Collection in Dallas on November 2

20 10 2016

Most of the 130-plus cars from the New Mexico collector
will be offered at No Reserve

WALWORTH, WI – October 20, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Mecum Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction company, will offer more than 130 cars from the Ron MacWhorter Collection at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas on Wednesday, Nov. 2. All but 10 cars from the collection will be offered at No Reserve.

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MacWhorter has a special passion for the car collecting hobby, one that has only grown over the years. He absolutely loves “America’s Sports Car,” involving himself with five different Corvette-centric clubs and making Corvettes a special concentration of his wide-ranging collection. He has Corvettes on offer at Dallas from 1954, 1957, 1960, 1963, 1964, 1966, 1967, 1978, 1999, 2001, 2002 and 2003. In some cases more than one from a given year, for instance he has two 1963s and two 1967 Corvettes.

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Pony cars also take a prominent place with Camaros, Mustangs and Trans Ams well represented. Good, old-fashioned American muscle cars have their place too, with Chevelles, a Cuda, a 442 and a Lemans convertible among the offerings.

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Some of the No Reserve cars from the massive collection of Ron MacWhorter scheduled to cross the auction block include these gems:

  • 1960 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible (Lot W62)
  • 1937 Ford Coupe Street Rod (Lot W70)
  • 1939 Buick Century Sport Phaeton (Lot W134)

Doors to Mecum Dallas 2016 will open each day at 8 a.m. with the auction beginning with Road Art at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2 and at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3-5. The cars will begin crossing the auction block at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2 and at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3-5. NBC Sports Network will broadcast 16 hours of auction coverage, including 10 live; a live stream of the entire auction will be presented at Mecum.com.

Bidder registration is $100 in advance and $200 at the auction and includes admission for the bidder and one guest for all four auction days. General admission tickets are available in advance and at the gate for $30 per person, per day or $80 for a four-day pass; children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission. Persons interested in consigning a vehicle to be auctioned at Mecum Dallas 2016 should visit Mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050 for complete details about the consignment process and pricing. To view the list of consigned vehicles or to register as a bidder for this and all Mecum auctions, visit www.mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050.

About Mecum Auctions

Nobody sells more than Mecum. Nobody. The Mecum Auction Company is the world leader of collector car, vintage and antique motorcycle, and Road Art sales, hosting auctions throughout the United States. The company has been specializing in the sale of collector cars for 29 years, now offering more than 20,000 lots per year and averaging more than one auction each month. Established by President Dana Mecum in 1988, Mecum Auctions remains a family-run company headquartered in Walworth, Wis. For further information, visit Mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050. Follow along with Mecum’s social media news and join us on Facebook,  Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest and Instagram.

Schedule:

Mecum Dallas 2016

  • 650 S. Griffin Street, Dallas, TX  75202
  • Nov. 2-5, 2016
  • Admission: $30 per person, per day or $80 for a four-day pass; children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission
  • Preview: Gates open daily at 8 a.m.
  • Auction: Vehicles start at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2 and at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3-5. Road Art auctions will begin at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2 and at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3-5.
  • TV Broadcast Schedule: Wednesday, Nov. 2 from 1-5 p.m. (live); Thursday, Nov. 3 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (live); Friday, Nov. 4 from 7-9:30 p.m. (delayed); and on Sunday, Nov. 6 from 6:30-9 p.m. (delayed)
    (All Times Central)

Source: Mecum Auction, Inc.

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