946 Classic and Collector Cars Sold in Four Days for an 86% Sell-Through Rate
WALWORTH, WI – September 17, 2021 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – Mecum Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction company, achieved continued success in Dallas this past weekend, with the annual auction event at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas featuring 1,101 cars on offer throughout four days of heated auction action. The Sept. 8-11 event saw overall sales reach $36.8 million as 946 vehicles hammered sold for a strong 86% sell-through rate.
Top sales at the Dallas auction represented the wide selection of cars on offer, with everything from muscle and supercars to sports cars and customs claiming a spot on the top 10 list. Leading the pack in the No. 1 slot, a 2019 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ (Lot S154) with just 3,150 miles garnered an impressive $660,000, followed by a 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429 Fastback (Lot S138) that brought $357,500 as the auction’s second highest seller. Ford made a strong showing in the top 10, with a 1968 Ford Mustang GT500CR 900C Fastback (Lot S77.1) from the headlining Triple B Collection claiming the No. 3 spot at $335,500 and the 1966 RCR Ford GT40 Replica (Lot S126), one of just six built for use in “Ford v Ferrari,” bringing $203,500.
Other top sellers in Dallas included a 1956 Chevrolet 210 Custom (Lot S133) at $253,000, a 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible (Lot F119.1) at $220,000 and a 425 HP 1969 Chevrolet COPO Camaro (Lot S116) with original Daytona Yellow paint at $200,750.
Private collections also did well in Dallas with the aforementioned Triple B Collectionseeing all 20 of its lots sell for an aggregate total of more than $1.16 million and the Rick Williams Collection reaching $920,700 as 21 of its cars on offer hammered sold.
The complete top 10 collector car sales at the 2021 Dallas auction include:
- 2019 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ (Lot S154) at $660,000
- 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429 Fastback (Lot S138) at $357,500
- 1968 Ford Mustang GT500CR 900C Fastback (Lot S77.1) at $335,500
- 1956 Chevrolet 210 Custom (Lot S133) at $253,000
- 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible (F119.1) at $220,000
- 2002 BMW Z8 Roadster (S95) at $211,750
- 1966 RCR Ford GT40 Replica (Lot S126) at $203,500
- 2014 Rolls-Royce Wraith (Lot S193) at $203,500
- 1969 Chevrolet COPO Camaro (Lot S116) at $200,750
- 1999 Shelby Series 1 Roadster (S130.1) at $189,750
For access to complete auction results, sign up for a free MyMecum account at Mecum.com. Up next on the auction company’s schedule is its October Takeover, with back-to-back auctions occurring throughout the month across the nation. First up is Mecum’s return to Las Vegas, Oct. 7-9, highlighted by a 7,000-mile 2006 Ford GT (Lot S160) and a Royal Bobcat conversion 1966 Pontiac GTO Convertible (Lot S110). Next, Mecum is set to the join the Chattanooga Motorcar Festival with two days of auction action, Oct. 15-16, and such featured consignments as the 1965 Lola T70 Mk1 Spyder (Lot F81) previously owned by both Carroll Shelby and Dan Gurney. Rounding out the trio of auctions is Mecum’s return to Chicago, Oct. 21-23, featuring a wide selection of consignments from a 1970 Buick GSX (Lot S128) and a 1966 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible (Lot F79) to a 2007 Ford Shelby GT (Lot F81), 1936 Ford Deluxe Phaeton (Lot S76) and more. 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. Mecum Auctions 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 more than 30 years, now offering more than 30,000 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.
Source: Mecum Auctions