417 Collector Cars Sold at Two-Day Auction for 74% Sell-Through Rate
WALWORTH, WI – September 11, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Mecum’s recent collector-car auction in Louisville proved to be another notch in the success column with 417 of 562 vehicles hammering sold Sept. 7-8 for more than $8.4 million in overall sales and a 74 percent sell-through rate.
Sales were topped by two 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demons, both of which boasted just double-digit mileage and protective plastic still affixed. The red-on-black version (Lot S85) demanded the highest dollar amount selling for $132,000, while the black-on-red car (Lot S151.1) brought $123,750. Other top sellers included a 4-speed 1969 Plymouth Hemi GTX (Lot S116) that sold for $100,100 and a Resto-Modded 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS (Lot S124) that brought $99,000, to name a few.
The complete top 10 collector-car sales at the Mecum Louisville 2018 auction include:
- 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon (Lot S85) at $132,000
- 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon (Lot S151.1) at $123,750
- 1969 Plymouth Hemi GTX (Lot S116) at $100,100
- 1941 Chevrolet COE (Lot S9) at $99,000
- 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS (Lot S124) at $99,000
- 1972 Chevrolet Chevelle SS Convertible (Lot S8) at $82,500
- 1962 Chevrolet Nova Resto Mod (Lot F142.1) at $77,000
- 1965 Buick Riviera Gran Sport (Lot F152) at $71,500
- 1961 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible (Lot S117) at $71,500
- 1965 Chevrolet Chevelle SS (Lot S123.1) at $70,400
For access to complete auction results, sign up for the free InfoNet service offered at Mecum.com. Mecum’s next auction will be a 1,000-car offering at Dallas’ Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center this Oct. 3-6, followed by a return to the Midwest for Chicago 2018 featuring an estimated 1,000 cars at the Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumburg, Illinois, Oct. 25-27. For more details on upcoming auctions, to consign a vehicle or to register as a bidder, visit Mecum.com, or call (262) 275-5050 for more information.
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.