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1957 Cadillac Eldorado Seville fetches record $150,000 at Mecum Kissimmee sale

No price guide — not Old Cars Report Price Guide, not NADA, not Kelley Blue Book, not Cars That Matter — not one of them has a 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Seville two-door hardtop valued at six figures.  In fact, no … More »

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Mecum goes big, again, in Kissimmee

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Mecum’s January sale in Kissimmee, Fla., featured more than 2,600 collector vehicles crossing the block. More »

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Mecum takes financial, marketing stake in MidAmerica Auctions

George Pardos Collection, 1911 Harley-Davidson 7D. (Photo by David Newhardt, Courtesy of Mecum Auctions)

Mecum will present MidAmerica’s 23rd annual Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction Jan. 9-11 More »

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$3.2 million Corvette a ‘blue chip investment’

Dana Mecum sold this rare L88 1967 Corvette roadster for a record price of $3.2 million. It is one of 20 such cars built, and combined with its documented race history and the emotion behind the sale, bidding went through the roof.

Dana Mecum sold this rare L88 1967 Corvette roadster for a record price of $3.2 million. It is one of 20 such cars built, and combined with its documented race history and the emotion behind the sale, bidding went through the roof. More »

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Police seek help finding Chevys stolen from Monterey auctions

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Authorities in California are seeking help locating three vintage Chevrolets stolen from auction sites during the annual Monterey classic car week. Stolen were a white 1961 Impala convertible and a 1957 cream-colored Bel Air from the Mecum Auctions site, and a red 1961 Chevrolet Impala convertible from Russo and Steele. More »

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Record-setting Mustangs top all sales at large muscle car auction

Top: 1967 Shelby GT500 Super Snake (Lot F203) Bottom: 1967 Ford Mustang Eleanor Super Car (Lot S135)

“Go Baby Go” was the buzz phrase of the week and the talk of the town in Indianapolis during Dana Mecum’s 26th Original Spring Classic as eyes from around the globe converged on Indy to take part in the largest muscle car auction in the world. More »

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Mecum reaches new heights with marathon Kissimmee sale

In what was believed to be a record sale for a 1958 Packard Hawk at auction, this Hawk was sold at the Mecum Kissimmee auction for a hammer bid of $90,000.

Dana Mecum set out to hold the largest collector-car auction ever staged anywhere in the world, and after 10 days of non-stop action in Kissimmee, Fla., he met his goal. More »

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Kissimmee Auction Action: January 26, 2013

Bidding action was hot and heavy on this 1968 Shelby GT500 fastback, but the high bidder at $91,000 was standing proud when the hammer dropped.

Our auction reporter Phil Skinner is reporting live from Kissimmee, Florida… giving you all the auction action at Mecum’s huge sale. Check daily for updates! KISSIMMEE, Fla: As day 9 of this 10-day-long auto-thon kicks off, some of the best … More »

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Kissimmee Auction Action: January 25, 2013

Among the 400+ Corvettes in Kissimmee, none are more rare or desired than this 1971 ZR2 convertible, 1 of only 2 built and the last LS6 454 cid V8’s produced. Slated to run Saturday, watch for an all-time record price.

Our auction reporter Phil Skinner is reporting live from Kissimmee, Florida… giving you all the auction action at Mecum’s huge sale. Check daily for updates! KISSIMMEE, Fla: Day 8 of 10 and the enthusiasm at Dana Mecum’s 10-day Kissimmee auction … More »

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Kissimmee Auction Action: January 24, 2013

Unusual rides abound in Kissimmee, like this really sharp 1974 Volkswagen Type 181 “Thing” finished in Avocado Green.

Our auction reporter Phil Skinner is reporting live from Kissimmee, Florida… giving you all the auction action at Mecum’s huge sale. Check daily for updates!   Hard to believe that this the 7th day of the 10-day-long Mecum Kissimmee Auction … More »

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