Estimated 700 Collector Cars to Cross Mecum Auction Block
Sept. 21-23 in Louisville
WALWORTH, WI – September 14, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Mecum Auctions, the world’s largest collector-car auction company, is set to return to the Kentucky Exposition Center Sept. 21-23 for Mecum Louisville 2017 with an estimated 700 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more to cross the auction block from approximately 20 states, as well as Canada.
The inaugural Mecum Louisville auction in 2016 was a success with a 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle LS6 Convertible taking top-seller honors at $280,000, followed by a 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429 Fastback hammering sold for $255,000.
Leading featured consignments for Mecum Louisville 2017 is a Sunfire Yellow 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe (Lot S124), a two-time NCRS Top Flight winner with its original L68 Tri-Power-equipped big-block engine, original M21 Muncie 4-speed transmission and original tank sticker, trim and VIN tag. Other featured consignments include a 1969 Dodge Super Bee (Lot S96) powered by a date-code-correct 440 Six Pack engine with a believed-original 48,135 miles and an Acapulco Blue 1969 Shelby GT500 Fastback (Lot S119) with a 428 cubic-inch Ram Air Cobra Jet V-8, which is also documented with two build sheets, a copy of the Shelby window sticker and a Marti Report.
Mecum Louisville 2017 is open to buyers, sellers and spectators. Bidder registration is available online in advance for $100, $200 after auction start, and includes admission for two to the three auction days. General admission tickets are available in advance online for $20 per person, per day, and for $30 at the door and online once the auction begins; children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission.
Doors open daily at 8 a.m., with the vehicle auction beginning at noon on Thursday, Sept. 21, and at 10 a.m. on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 22-23. Mecum Louisville 2017 will be broadcast on NBC Sports Network for 13.5 hours. A live stream of the entire auction will be presented at Mecum.com.
Persons interested in consigning a vehicle to be auctioned at Mecum Louisville 2017 should visit Mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050 for complete details about the consignment process and pricing. Mecum’s website is updated daily with the latest consignments including detailed descriptions and photographs of the vehicles. To view the list, to consign a vehicle or to register as a bidder for this and all Mecum auctions, visit www.mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050.
Mecum Louisville 2017
Location: Kentucky Exposition Center, 937 Phillips Lane, Louisville, KY 40209
Date: Sept. 21-23
Admission: $20 in advance online, and $30 at the door and online once auction starts—per person, per day; children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission
Preview: Gates open daily at 8 a.m.
Auction: Vehicles begin at noon on Thursday, Sept. 21, and at 10 a.m. on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 22-23
TV Schedule: Friday, Sept. 22 from 1-4 p.m. and 7:30-10 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 23 from 12:30- 5:30 p.m. and 11 p.m.-midnight; and on Sunday, Sept. 24 from 7-8 p.m.
(All times ET)
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.