Iconic iron headlines 1st Mecum Vegas lineup

Mecum Auctions will produce its first-ever Las Vegas collector-car auction on Nov. 16-18 at the Las Vegas Convention Center featuring an estimated 1,000 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more to cross the auction block.

1970 Plymouth Hemi Superbird – Mecum photo

1958 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster – Mecum photo

1965 Shelby 289 Roadster – Mecum photo


Among the headline lots is a well-documented 1965 Shelby 289 Cobra Roadster (Lot S105.1) that retains its original aluminum body, red seat covers and 6-inch chrome wire wheels. Another headliner is a 1958 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster (Lot S108) that is documented with a copy of the original build sheet confirming its matching-numbers chassis, body, engine, four-speed transmission and differential. Also included among the main is a well-documented two-owner1970 Plymouth Hemi Superbird (lot S115) that stands as one of the most original and highly optioned Hemi Superbirds known to exist.

2005 Porsche Carrera GT – Mecum photo


Several private collections will round out the quality consignments in Vegas with collector Les Quam bringing 11 cars, including a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT (Lot S75.1), five Vipers and a ’68 Yenko Camaro (Lot S73). Barry Walston will also bring a selection of vehicles with six of his finest ‘30s Fords and more set to be offered at no reserve.

Bidder registration is available online in advance for $100, $200 after auction start, and includes admission for two to the three auction days. 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.

Doors open daily at 8 a.m., with the vehicle auction beginning at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16 and at 10 a.m. on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 17-18. Mecum Las Vegas 2017 will be broadcast on Facebook Live a total of 12 hours. A live stream of the entire auction will be presented at Mecum.com.


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