AUCTION PREVIEW: Mecum’s 30th Annual Spring Classic

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INDIANAPOLIS _ More than 275 offerings at no reserve both individually and from several collections headlining Dana Mecum’s 30th Original Spring Classic Auction will return to the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis May 16-20.

1964 Mercury Super Maurader, R-Code 427/425 HP, 1 of 3 Known to Exist - photo Mecum

1964 Mercury Super Maurader, R-Code 427/425 HP, 1 of 3 Known to Exist – photo Mecum

1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible, NCRS Top Flight, Tank Sticker - photo Mecum

1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible, NCRS Top Flight, Tank Sticker – photo Mecum


Kicking off no-reserve offerings will be the 2010 Spring Classic Collection, the first round of which will hit the auction block on Tuesday. Offerings from this collection include a 1964 Mercury Super Maurader, one of three two-door fastbacks known to exist today, and a 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible (Lot S99), one of 199 convertibles produced with air conditioning that year.

 

1958 Chevrolet Impala Convertible,Tri-Power 348 CI, Continental Kit - photo Mecum

1958 Chevrolet Impala Convertible,Tri-Power 348 CI, Continental Kit – photo Mecum

1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster, 235 CI, Serial No. 64 of 300 Produced - photo Mecum

1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster, 235 CI, Serial No. 64 of 300 Produced – photo Mecum

Featuring a selection of vehicles from trucks to classics, 18 no-reserve vehicles from the Uncle TJ’s Collection  will cross the auction block on Wednesday, followed by a Chevy-heavy no-reserve lineup on Thursday. Featuring both the Bowtie Collection and the Bob McDorman Collection, Thursday will be filled with Chevrolet action, including Tri-Five-era Bel Airs, Nomads and Impala. Included are  1958 Chevrolet Impala Convertible and an AACA award-winning 1957 Chevrolet Nomad.

On Friday, the Dallas and Ammie Hawkins Collection will highlight the no-reserve vehicles with a selection that spans from American muscle to Volkswagens and trucks highlighted by a 1970 Plymouth AAR Cuda and a 1970 Dodge Charger R/T.

The Indianapolis auction is open to buyers, sellers and spectators. Bidder registration is available online in advance for $100, $200 after auction start, 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. Children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission.

Doors open each day at 8 a.m., with the vehicle auction beginning daily at 10 a.m.; Road Art begins at 9 a.m.Tuesday through Saturday. For  information visit www.mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050.

 

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