World’s Largest Collector-Car Auction Company Returns to Louisville with 600 Cars

Mecum Auctions Louisville

Mecum will host its Third Annual Auction at the
Kentucky Expo Center September 7-8

WALWORTH, WI -August 30, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Mecum Auctions, the world’s largest collector-car auction company, returns to the Kentucky Exposition Center this Sept. 7-8 for Mecum Louisville 2018 with an estimated 600 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more expected to cross the auction block.

1970 Pontiac GTO Ram Air IV 400/370 HP, 4-Speed (Lot S88)
1970 Pontiac GTO Ram Air IV 400/370 HP, 4-Speed (Lot S88)

Among current auction highlights are a pair of desirable vintage Pontiac GTOs, including a 1970 Ram Air IV (Lot S88) with a matching-numbers drivetrain and a believed-actual 25,000 original miles, as well as a 1967 convertible (Lot S128) boasting a frame-off restoration that accentuates its factory triple-blue, 4-speed originality. Also consigned are a 1969 Plymouth Hemi GTX (Lot S116) that is one of 98 hardtops produced in 1969 with the 4-speed manual transmission, and a 1957 Ford Thunderbird E-Code (Lot S118) comprehensively restored in Colonial White with a stunningly contrasting red interior.

1967 Pontiac GTO Convertible 400 CI, 4-Speed (Lot S128)
1967 Pontiac GTO Convertible 400 CI, 4-Speed (Lot S128)

The Ronald J. Hamm Collection of more than 40 classic and collector cars will be offered in its entirety at no reserve on Saturday, Sept. 8. The collection includes an array of classics from the ‘50s and ‘60s as well as vehicles ranging from a 1931 Ford Model A Roadster (Lot S96) to a 1989 Rolls-Royce Silver Spur (Lot S95) and a 1965 Chevrolet C20 Wrecker (Lot S106.1).

1969 Plymouth Hemi GTX 426 CI, Broadcast Sheet (Lot S116)
1969 Plymouth Hemi GTX 426 CI, Broadcast Sheet (Lot S116)

Mecum Louisville 2018 is open to buyers, sellers and spectators. Bidder registration is available online in advance for $100, $200 after Sept. 6, and includes admission for two persons to both auction days. General admission tickets are available in advance online for $20 per person, per day, and for $30 at the door and online after Sept. 6; children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission. Doors open daily at 8 a.m. with the vehicle auction beginning at 10 a.m. Mecum Louisville 2018 will be broadcast on NBC Sports Network for more than 12 hours with a live stream of the entire auction presented at Mecum.com.

1957 Ford Thunderbird E-Code 312/270 HP, 3-Speed (Lot S118)
1957 Ford Thunderbird E-Code 312/270 HP, 3-Speed (Lot S118)

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.

Auction Schedule

Mecum Louisville 2018

Date: September 7-8, 2018

Location: Kentucky Exposition Center, 937 Phillips Lane, Louisville, KY 40209

Admission: $20 in advance online, and $30 at the door and online after Sept. 6 —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: (NBC Sports Network) Friday, Sept. 7 from 7 p.m.-midnight; Saturday, Sept. 8 from 7:30 p.m.-midnight; and Sunday, Sept. 9 from 7:30-11:30 p.m.

(All times Eastern)

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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