Mecum Auctions Returns To Harrisburg August 3-5 For Huge Collector-Car Auction By: Mecum Auctions
Unprecedented Selection of Quality Muscle Cars among 1,000 Vehicles on Offer
Walworth, Wis. – July 20, 2017
– Mecum Auctions, the world's largest collector-car auction company, will return to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, August 3-5 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex with an estimated 1,000 classic and collector cars on offer. This year's lineup will be highlighted by an unprecedented selection of high-quality American muscle cars among the vast array of offerings including Corvettes, Hot Rods, Resto Mods, classics and more.
This is the fourth year that Mecum Auctions has staged a collector-car auction in Harrisburg, and the event continues to be a regional and even national draw among collector-car enthusiasts with consignors and buyers expected from more than 25 states.
Among the main attractions consigned for Mecum Harrisburg 2017 is a 1969 Mercury Cougar XR-7 Convertible (Lot S118) in special-order Tahoe Turquoise with just 3,518 original miles, and a 1969 Dodge Daytona (Lot S91) that has a 440 CI V-8 engine, a 727 TorqueFlite transmission and features the rare Q5 Bright Turquoise Metallic with white wing combination exterior and the C6W White interior. The Daytona was sold new in Monroeville, Pennsylvania, and today shows just 33,000 believed-original miles and is accompanied by the original build sheet and invoice.
Immediately following the Daytona's offering will be a 1970 Plymouth Hemi Superbird (Lot S92) that is one of just 58 Hemi Superbirds produced with a four-speed transmission. The well-documented consignment includes the original window sticker and two broadcast sheets following a restoration completed in 2002. The 426/425 HP Hemi V-8 engine has just 17,000 original miles.
Other main attractions to Mecum Harrisburg 2017 include a selection of nine Mustangs from The Waterford Collection; among the group is a 1970 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Fastback (Lot S125) that recently benefited from a nut-and-bolt rotisserie restoration with an emphasis on as-delivered condition using NOS components whenever possible. A collection of seven Fords of various desirable models from the estate of Michael Picone will also be offered in Harrisburg, all at no reserve.
Mecum Harrisburg 2017 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 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; children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission. Doors open daily at 8 a.m. with the vehicle auction beginning at 10 a.m.; Road Art® begins 30 minutes prior to vehicles. Mecum Harrisburg 2017 will be broadcast on NBC Sports Network for 17 hours including 10 live. A live stream of the entire auction will be presented at Mecum.com.
Mecum's website is updated daily with the latest consignments including detailed descriptions and photographs of the vehicles. To view the list, to consign a vehicle or to register as a bidder for this and all Mecum auctions, visit www.mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050.
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Mecum Harrisburg 2017
August 3-5, 2017
Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex
2300 North Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Admission: $20 in advance online, and $30 at the door and online once auction starts—per person, per day; children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission
Preview: Gates open daily at 8 a.m.
TV: Thursday, August 3 from noon to 5 p.m. (Live), Friday, August 4 from noon to 5 p.m. (Live), Saturday, August 5 from 6-9 p.m. (same day delay), and on Sunday, August 6 from 8 a.m. to noon (next day delay).
Auction: Vehicles begin at 10 a.m. each day with Road Art beginning 30 minutes prior to vehicles
(All times Eastern)