Three-Day Event Achieves 70% Sell-Through Rate
WALWORTH, WI – December 10, 2019 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – Mecum’s recent Kansas City auction, held Dec. 5-7 at the Kansas City Convention Center in Missouri, saw sales reach an overall total of $9 million at the three-day event as a total of 410 vehicles hammered sold for a strong 70% sell-through rate.
Both modern beauties and stunning classics made a showing in the top-selling spots at the Kansas City auction, and while the top two sellers wore the Ford Blue Oval, it was the Bowtie brand that dominated with six Chevrolets landing on the top 10 list. The auction’s No. 1 highest sale was achieved by a 2005 Ford GT with 15,122 actual miles that sold for $247,500 (Lot S95.1). Following closely in the second spot was a gorgeous, vintage 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 Fastback (Lot S109.1) that brought $231,000.
Among the top-selling Chevrolets were four Corvettes including a body-off, nut-and-bolt-restored 1967 convertible (Lot S111), a fuel-injected 1963 split window coupe (Lot S97), an Aztec Copper 1957 convertible (Lot S97.1) and a bold Sportsman Red-on-red 1954 roadster (Lot F135).
The complete top 10 collector-car sales at the Mecum Kansas City 2019 auction include:
- 2005 Ford GT (Lot S95.1) at $247,500
- 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 Fastback (Lot S109.1) at $231,000
- 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible (Lot S111) at $181,500
- 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Split Window Coupe (Lot S97) at $129,250
- 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon (Lot S118.1) at $126,500
- 1957 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible (Lot S97.1) at $94,600
- 1954 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster (Lot F135) at $78,100
- 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle (Lot S108) at $64,900
- 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air Resto Mod (Lot F104) at $58,300
- 1970 Dodge Challenger T/A (Lot S140.1) at $58,300
For access to complete auction results, sign up for the free InfoNet service offered at Mecum.com. Mecum’s next event will be the world’s largest collector-car auction this Jan. 2-12 in Kissimmee, Florida, featuring 3,500 vehicles, hundreds of Road Art items and a selection of investment-grade collectible guitars. Main attraction offerings at the massive Kissimmee auction include the world-record-setting 1968 Challenger 2 Streamliner, a 1968 Chevrolet Corvette L88 Convertible, the 1968 Ford Mustang of “Bullitt” movie fame and the ’67 “Eleanor” Mustang from “Gone in 60 Seconds,” a 2019 McLaren Senna, a 1966 Superformance Ford GT40 MkII and countless others. 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.