Mecum Closes 2020 with $14.7 Million Auction in Houston
WALWORTH, WI – December 9, 2020 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – Mecum’s classic and collector car auction held in Houston this past weekend resulted in $14.7 million in total overall sales. The event topped off a successful run of six such large-scale, live auctions held by the company in various major cities around the country over the past eight weeks; together, these events have facilitated the sale of more than 2,700 vehicles for a total of $75.5 million in overall sales and a sell-through rate of 83%. The event in Houston closed out the 2020 calendar year by contributing 442 of those vehicles to the total number sold, an amount that equated to an 84% sell-through rate over the three action-packed auction days, Dec. 3-5.
The Houston auction’s top-10 selling vehicles featured everything from vintage foreign exotics to modern American muscle, with the top three seats claimed by vehicles celebrated for both form and function. Coming in at No. 1 was a 1941 Ford Custom Pickup(Lot S81) featuring a steel body and a Supercharged Coyote V-8 engine that achieved a $206,250 sale, followed by a 1990 Land Rover Defender 110 Custom (Lot S108) and a 2013 Ford E350 Sportsmobile (Lot S180), each of which demanded final sale prices of $176,000.
Other top-selling cars in Houston ranged from a 1934 Lincoln KA Convertible (Lot S143) that sold for $137,500 to a 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible (Lot S130.1) with just 42 miles and a Z51 package that achieved $115,500.
The complete top 10 collector-car sales at Houston 2020 include:
- 1941 Ford Custom Pickup (Lot S81) at $206,250
- 1990 Land Rover Defender 110 Custom (Lot S108) at $176,000
- 2013 Ford E350 Sportsmobile (Lot S180) at $176,000
- 1934 Lincoln KA Convertible (Lot S143) at $137,500
- 1987 Porsche 930 Turbo (Lot S110.1) at $132,000
- 2004 Ferrari 360 Spider (Lot S132) at $126,500
- 1962 Mercedes-Benz 190SL (Lot F125.1) at $121,000
- 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible (Lot S130.1) at $115,500
- 2010 Dodge Viper ACR Final Edition (Lot S72) at $110,000
- 1963 Lincoln Continental Convertible (Lot S124) at $106,700
For access to complete auction results, sign up for a free MyMecum account at Mecum.com. Mecum’s next classic and collector car auction will be the world’s largest, held annually in Kissimmee, Florida, and slated to return to the Osceola Heritage Park this Jan. 7-16. The 10-day auction will feature an anticipated 3,500 vehicles on offer highlighted by countless main attraction offerings and more than a dozen private collections. 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.