Fairplex to Host World’s Largest Collector-Car Auction Company
Walworth, Wis. – Jan. 19, 2017 – Mecum Auctions, the world’s largest collector-car auction company, will join the long and historic list of car-related events at the Fairplex, Feb. 17-18, with an estimated 600 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more to cross the auction block.
The selection of consignments for Mecum Los Angeles 2017 will showcase the variety of offerings Mecum prides itself on bringing to each event. As an “every-man’s auction company,” Mecum will offer a broad selection of vehicles from entry-level to museum-grade with sale prices of cars expected to range from just a few thousand dollars to several hundred thousand.
Among the consignments received to date are a pair of 1968 Dodge Hemi Dart LO23 Super Stocks, one known as The Mickey Weise LO23 Hemi Dart (Lot S120) that was sold new to Harry Holton Racing and originally campaigned by Holton and Weise on the West Coast in the SS/AA racing class. The second is known as The Demented Dart (Lot S130) and was raced across Canada and the United States.
Other consignments include a 1968 Chevrolet Corvette L88 convertible (Lot S135) with a 427/430 HP V-8 engine and four-speed transmission, a 2013 Ferrari 458 Italia (Lot S107) showing only 1,321 miles, and a 1962 Chevrolet Bel Air Bubble Top (Lot S82) that features a 409/409 HP V-8 engine and was the subject of a one-year restoration completed in 2015.
The auction is open to sellers, buyers and spectators. Bidder registration is available online in advance for $100, $200 at the auction, and includes admission for two to each auction day. General admission tickets are available in advance online for $20 per person, per day, and for $30 at the door and online once the auction begins; two-day passes are $40. Children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission.
Doors open each day at 8 a.m. with the vehicle auction beginning at 10 a.m. and Road Art® at 9:30 a.m. A live stream of the entire auction will be presented at Mecum.com.
Persons interested in consigning a vehicle to be auctioned at Mecum Los Angeles 2017 should visit Mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050 for complete details about the consignment process and pricing. To view the list of consigned vehicles or to register as a bidder for this and all Mecum auctions, visit www.mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050. Mecum Auction’s website is updated daily with the latest consignments including detailed descriptions and photographs of the vehicles.
Mecum Los Angeles 2017
Feb. 17-18, 2017
1101 West McKinley Avenue
Pomona, CA 91768
Admission: $20 in advance online, and $30 at the door and online once auction starts—per person, per day—or $40 for two days; children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission
Preview: Gates open daily at 8 a.m.
Auction: Vehicles will start at 10 a.m. and Road Art at 9:30 a.m.
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.