Mecum Auction staged its Kissimmee Auction January 28-31, 2010 at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Florida, resulting in total gross sales (excluding buyer’s premium) of $25.6 million and a 71% sell-through rate.
Amid a crowd of 29,000 spectators and bidders, the Mecum Auction Company sold hundreds of vehicles ranging from high-end classics and muscle cars to exotic late models with a 1966 Riva Super Aquarama Series II Prototype taking top sale honors at $775,000.
“We hosted a packed house at our annual Kissimmee Auction, which grew immensely in both bidder registration and sales this year,” said President Dana Mecum. “Compared to our 2008 Kissimmee event, our gross sales increased more than 60 percent. Mecum continues to bring a wide variety of collectible vehicles – including boats and motorcycles – and vintage memorabilia to enthusiasts worldwide.”
2010 Mecum Kissimmee Auction Results – Top 10 Sales
5. 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible (Lot S135) at $180,000
6. 1971 Dodge Hemi Charger (Lot F225) at $165,000
8. 1971 Plymouth Hemi Cuda Resto Mod (Lot S243) at $135,000
9. 1970 Plymouth Superbird Coupe (Lot S296) at $125,000
10. 1958 Chevrolet Impala Convertible (Lot S95) at $120,000
The next Mecum Auction takes place in Kansas City, Mo. April 9-10, 2010 and will be broadcast live on their television series, “Mecum Auto Auction: Muscle Cars & More” on Discovery Communications’ HD Theater. The event is open to the general public and tickets are available at the door for $10.