The Mecum Anaheim 2015 sale was held November 12-14 at the Anaheim Convention Center in California, resulting in $13,853,225 in sales over the three-day event.
With a total of 416 cars hammered sold, the top result at the Mecum Anaheim 2015 auction went a 2005 Ford GT (Lot S135.1) that hammered for $270,000. Immediately following in top sales was a “F-Bird,” a 1957 Ford Thunderbird F-Code (Lot S121.1). Selling for $185,000, the car was a highly optioned example featuring a correct body-off restoration and stands as one of 211 F-Code Thunderbirds produced. Other top sales included a 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 Fastback (Lot S127) that brought $170,000, a 1979 Ferrari 308 GTS (Lot S125) that brought $162,500 and a 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible (Lot S133.1) with its original tank sticker still affixed that demanded a $130,000 high bid.
Held annually since 2012, the Southern California auction has established itself as an important part of the Mecum Auctions calendar. Plans to return in 2016 for the fifth-annual event are already in place with dates set for November 17-19.
Mecum’s next classic and collector car auction will be a 600-car offering December 11-12 in Austin, Texas, to close out 2015. The auction house will kick off the New Year with an offering of 700 vintage and antique motorcycles in Las Vegas, January 7-9, followed by the world’s largest classic and collector car auction in Kissimmee, Florida, January 15-24 featuring 3,000 vehicles and more than 1,500 items of Road Art. For more details on an upcoming auction, to consign a vehicle or to register as a bidder, visit Mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050.