Mecum Auctions' 25-Year Tradition Continues In Kansas City March 24-25 By: Mecum Auctions
World's Largest Collector-Car Auction Company Returns with 700 Vehicles on Offer
WALWORTH, Wis. – March 2, 2017 – For more than 25 years, Mecum Auctions has staged a collector-car auction in Kansas City, Missouri. The tradition continues March 24-25 when the world's largest collector-car auction company returns to the Kansas City Convention Center with an estimated 700 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more.
Highlighting the consignments for Mecum Kansas City 2017 are a 1970 Shelby GT500 Fastback (Lot S103), one of just 789 Shelbys produced that model year, and a 1963 Ford Galaxie 500 (Lot S105) believed to have 13,500 original miles, mostly original code-J Rangoon Red Paint and an original black bench-seat interior. Other consignments that depict the impressive variety of the selection available for collector-car enthusiasts include a 1970 Plymouth Hemi Cuda (Lot S118), a 1977 Porsche 911S Wide Body (Lot S88) and a 1965 Chevrolet Malibu SS Convertible (Lot S86) that boasts a two-year frame-off restoration using NOS and original parts and components.
The auction is open to buyers, sellers and spectators. Bidder registration is $100 online in advance, $200 at the auction, and includes admission for the bidder and a guest for both auction days. General admission tickets are available in advance online for $20 per person, per day ($30 online and at the gate once the auction starts), and a two-day pass is available for $40; children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission.
Doors open daily at 8 a.m., with the auction kicking off with Road Art® at 9:30 a.m. and collector cars beginning daily at 10 a.m. NBC Sports Network will provide 11 hours of programming coverage, including 5.5 hours of live auction coverage, and a live stream of the entire auction will be available online at Mecum.com.
Persons interested in consigning a vehicle to be auctioned at Mecum Kansas City 2017 can visit Mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050 for complete details about the consignment process and pricing. To view the list of consigned vehicles or to register as a bidder for this and all Mecum auctions, visit Mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050. Mecum Auction's website is updated daily with the latest consignments including detailed descriptions and photographs of the vehicles.
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 vehicles 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.
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Kansas City Convention Center
301 W. 13th St.
Kansas City, MO 64105
March 24-25, 2017
Admission: $20 per person, per day, in advance online ($30 online and at the gate after auction start), or $40 for two days; children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission
Preview: Gates open daily at 8 a.m.
Auction: Vehicles begin at 10 a.m. daily, and Road Art begins at 9:30 a.m. each day
Kansas City Premiere Airings (NBCSN): 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (Live) and 4-7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 24; 1-4 p.m. (Live) on Saturday, March 25; and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Sunday, March 26
(All times Central)