Estimated 600 Classic and Collector Cars to be Offered
in the City of Roses
WALWORTH, WI – June 12, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Mecum Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction company, will return to Portland this June 22-23 for an offering of 600 classic and collector cars at Oregon’s Portland Expo Center. Offerings will include everything from American muscle cars and Corvettes, to classics, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more.
Among the Mecum Portland auction’s featured lots is a two-owner 1961 Chrysler 300G (Lot S43) offered at no reserve that boasts a matching-numbers 413 cubic-inch Cross Ram engine, the original Saddle Tan leather interior and just 63,880 original miles. Other highlights include a fuel-injected 1967 Ford Mustang Convertible (Lot S91) with Shelby GT350 styling, a rotisserie-restored 1970 Dodge Hemi Challenger R/T (Lot S125) and a highly customized 1932 Ford Roadster (Lot S119) featuring an exposed small-block V-8, to name just a few.
Another stunning Street Rod to be offered is a locally built Portland Roadster Show Hall-of-Fame Inductee: a 1932 Ford 3-Window Coupe (Lot S105), known as “Whiplash,” that was designed, fabricated and built from an original Ford steel body by Steve’s Auto Restoration in Portland.
Additional featured offerings include a 1970 Oldsmobile 442 W-30 Convertible (Lot S89) with a matching-numbers original 455/370 HP engine and a matching-numbers original OW-coded TH400 automatic transmission; a 1968 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS (Lot S60) with a L48 350 cubic-inch engine and the original M20 4-speed transmission that was purchased new at Ron Tonkin Chevrolet in Portland; and a rare 1965 Chevrolet Chevelle Z16 (Lot S120) that underwent a rotisserie restoration and features a Muncie M20 4-speed transmission and a matching-numbers 396/375 HP engine.
The auction is open to buyers, sellers and spectators. Bidder registration is available online in advance for $100, $200 after June 21, and includes admission for two to each auction day. General admission tickets are available in advance online for $20 per person, per day, and for $30 at the door and online after June 21. Children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission. Doors open each day at 8 a.m. with the vehicle auction beginning at 10 a.m. NBC Sports Network will broadcast portions of live auction coverage, and a live stream of the entire auction will be presented at Mecum.com.
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 for more information.
Mecum Portland 2018
Date: June 22-23, 2018
Location: Portland Expo Center, 2060 North Marine Drive, Portland, OR 97217
Admission: $20 in advance online, and $30 at the door and online after June 21—per person, per day; children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission
Preview: Gates open daily at 8 a.m.
Auction: Vehicles begin at 10 a.m. each day
TV Schedule: To be announced.
(All times Pacific)
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.