Corvettes ruled the roost on Thursday as they led a strong group sellers at Mecum Kissimmee 2017, the world’s largest collector-car auction that began Jan. 6 and continues through Sunday, Jan. 15, at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Florida. Collections from Jackie and Gary Runyon, Colts Neck and Tom Lembeck will headline today’s offerings.
Top Sales for Jan. 12 (all individual sales reflect hammer price):
- 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible (Lot T164) $160,000
- 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Split Window Coupe (Lot T97.1) $140,000
- 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air Resto Mod (Lot T252) $127,500
- 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Split Window Coupe (Lot T122) $122,000
- 1957 Pontiac Bonneville Convertible (Lot T237) $122,000
Among the feature consignments for Friday, Jan. 13 are:
- 1965 Plymouth Belvedere A/FX Haulin Hemi II (Lot F107)
- 1963 Pontiac Catalina Swiss Cheese (Lot F108)
- 1962 Shelby Cobra Roadster (Lot F153)
- 1969 Dodge Hemi Daytona (Lot F167)
- 2012 McLaren MP4-12C High Sport (Lot F183.1)
The Kissimmee 2017 auction is open to sellers, buyers and spectators. Bidder registration is $200; registration includes admission for the bidder and a guest for all remaining auction days. General admission tickets are available online and at the gate for $30 per person, per day; auction passes for all remaining days of the auction are available for $200, and children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission. Persons interested in consigning a vehicle to be auctioned at Mecum Kissimmee 2017 can visit Mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050 for complete details about the consignment process and pricing.
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.
Osceola Heritage Park
1875 Silver Spur Lane
Kissimmee, FL 34744
Jan. 6-15, 2017
Admission: $30 per person, per day, or $200 for all remaining days of the auction; children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission
Preview: Gates open daily at 7:30 a.m.
Auction: Vehicles start at 10 a.m. daily, with Road Art beginning at 8 a.m. daily
Kissimmee Premier Airings (NBCSN): Thursday, Jan. 12, from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. (Live); Friday, Jan. 13, from 2 to 6 p.m. (Live) and 8:30 p.m. to 3 a.m.; Saturday, Jan. 14, from 8:30 p.m. to 3 a.m.; Monday, Jan. 16, from 4 to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, Jan. 29, from 2-3 p.m.
(All times Central)