34 Percent One-Year Growth in Sales and
73 Percent Sell-Through Rate Achieved
WALWORTH, WI – October 10, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Mecum Dallas 2018 reached $30 million in overall sales totals as 839 collector cars hammered sold for a 73 percent sell-through rate. The total sales achieved constitute an amazing 34 percent increase over 2017.
The auction’s top 10 sellers list was dominated by Ford’s GT, with four examples claiming their place in the lineup. A 2017 model (Lot S69) with just 626 miles wearing Serial No. 77 came in as the auction’s highest seller at $1.32 million, while two ’06 models (Lots W113 and S107) and one 2005 (Lot S104) demanded sales of $258,500, $280,500 and $291,500, respectively. A stunning Bloomington Gold Certified and NCRS Top Flight-winning 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 (Lot S123) took honors as the auction’s second top seller with a $440,000 sale.
The headlining Leaded Gas Collection sold in its entirety for nearly $1 million in total sales, and the 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 Fastback (Lot S23) from the assemblage landed among top sales bringing $214,500. The Sickies Garage Collection offering of a dozen Hot Rods and more also sold in its entirety for overall sales of $348,150.
The complete top 10 collector-car sales at the Mecum Dallas 2018 auction include:
- 2017 Ford GT (Lot S69) at $1,320,000
- 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 (Lot S123) at $440,000
- 2005 Ford GT (Lot S104) at $291,500
- 2006 Ford GT (Lot S107) at $280,500
- 2008 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Roadster (Lot S154.1) at $277,750
- 2006 Ford GT (Lot W113) at $258,500
- 2006 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren (Lot S136) at $220,000
- 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 Fastback (Lot S23) at $214,500
- 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible (Lot S139) at $203,500
- 2001 BMW Z8 Convertible (Lot S114) at $192,500
For access to complete auction results, sign up for the free InfoNet service offered at Mecum.com. Mecum’s next auction will be Chicago 2018 featuring a 1,000-car lineup at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumburg, Illinois, Oct. 25-27. Following that, Mecum will return to Las Vegas for another 1,000-car auction Nov. 15-17 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. 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.