Mecum’s Kansas City Auction Brings In More Than $7.3 Million

Annual Spring Auction Finds Continued Success in Missouri

WALWORTH, WI – March 28, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Sales totals at Mecum Auctions’ spring 2017 Kansas City auction surpassed $7.3 million when the world’s largest collector-car auction company returned to the Show-Me State this past weekend. During the two-day auction, 309 vehicles were hammered sold in addition to 74 pieces of Road Art®.

A low-mileage 2005 Ford GT (Lot S112.1) with all four options hammered at $300,000, claiming the No. 1 slot of the top sales list for the Kansas City auction. Chevrolets were prominent among the top sellers, with four 1960s Corvettes and a 1967 Camaro RS/SS (Lot F167) finding their way into the top 10 for the spring auction.

The complete top 10 sales at the Mecum Kansas City 2017 auction include (individual prices do not include buyer’s premiums):

  1. 2005 Ford GT (Lot S112.1) at $300,000
  2. 1970 Plymouth Hemi Cuda (Lot S118) at $140,000
  3. 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible (Lot S49.1) at $95,000
  4. 1973 DeTomaso Pantera (Lot S71) at $85,000
  5. 1970 Shelby GT500 Fastback (Lot S103) at $84,000
  6. 1963 Ford Galaxie 500 (Lot S105) at $70,000
  7. 1967 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS (Lot F167) at $67,000
  8. 1960 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible (Lot F133) at $65,000
  9. 1961 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible (Lot S101.1) at $59,000
  10. 1962 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible (Lot F81) at $58,500

For access to complete auction results and other member benefits, sign up for the free InfoNet service offered at Mecum.com. Mecum’s next auction will take place in Houston April 6-8, featuring an estimated 1,000-vehicle offering. In May, Mecum Auctions will celebrate 30 years of collector-car auctions when it returns to the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis for Dana Mecum’s 30th Original Spring Classic, with approximately 2,000 vehicles expected to cross the auction block May 16-21. For more details on upcoming auctions, to consign a vehicle or to register as a bidder, visit 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 30 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, Wisconsin. 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.

Source: Mecum Auction, Inc.

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