With $300 million offered in the initial a few stay auction situations this 12 months, Mecum is on a roll.
And the momentum of that report-environment overall ongoing with Mecum’s Houston auction, which sold a record total of $34.5 million in 3 times, with 86% of the 1047 motor vehicles that crossed the block heading property to new entrepreneurs. With vehicles in the auction ranging from Hollywood replicas to parts from outstanding collections like the Triple J Ranch Car Assortment and Dr. Sonny Rush’s assortment, the Mecum Houston auction was quite the demonstrate.
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The major vendor was an officially accredited Tribute Version of the “Eleanor” Mustang that starred in “Gone In 60 Seconds,” which inevitably sold for $253,000. Adhering to that was a reproduction of the 1967 Pontiac Monkeemobile, which as the name implies, was designed famous by the Monkees. It sold for $242,000. Completing the top 3 with Hollywood-impressed cars was a 1959 Cadillac Ghostbusters Ecto 1 Reproduction, which marketed for $220,000. The Monkeemobile, Ecto 1, and the 10th greatest advertising Lamborghini Murcielago Roadster all came from the Triple J Ranch Car collection, which in whole contributed nearly $7.4 million to the total sale total.
The fourth greatest seller was a 1966 Corvette Convertible, and it tied with a 1991 Ferrari Testarossa, which both of those bought for $203,500. Sixth position belonged to a 1986 Porsche 911 Turbo, which bought for $189,750, and the seventh and eighth spots belonged to more modern cars and trucks: a 2018 Dodge Demon and a intensely modified and lifted 2017 Ford F250 Tremendous Duty, which both of those bought for $187,000. The ninth greatest vendor was an iconic 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air, which sold for $178,750, and the tenth highest vendor came from the Triple J Ranch Automobile assortment, a 2005 Lamborghini Murcielago Roadster that marketed for $162,250. Mecum’s following auction will be Dana Mecum’s 35th original Spring Typical in Indianapolis, Mecum’s flagship occasion, which will be held May 13-21.
Source: Mecum Auctions