Mecum Auctions Las Vegas debut live on Facebook

Michael James

The Mecum Auctions staging area at the recent auction in Monterey, California.

Mecum Auctions, the world’s largest collector-car auction company, will produce its inaugural Las Vegas collector-car auction, featuring an estimated 1,000 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, Hot Rods and Resto Mods, November 16-18 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Vehicles from approximately 20 states and and Canada, including a well-documented 1965 Shelby 289 Cobra Roadster (Lot 105.1) that retains its original aluminum body, red seat covers, 6-inch chrome wire wheels and is most original automatic-equipped Cobras in existence, will be among the main attractions.

The Mecum Auctions staging area at the recent auction in Monterey, California.
The Mecum Auctions staging area at the recent auction during Classic Car Week in Monterey, California. All images © Bruce Aldrich/2017

A 1958 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster (Lot S108) documented with a copy of the original build sheet confirming its matching-numbers chassis, body, engine, four-speed transmission and differential, is also also among the expected most coveted vehicles.

The consignments will also include:

* A well-documented, two-owner 1970 Plymouth Hemi Superbird (lot S115) the most original and highly optioned Hemi Superbirds known to exist;
* Collector Les Quam is bringin 11 highly vehicles, including: a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT (Lot S75.1), five Vipers and a ’68 Yenko Camaro (Lot S73);
* Barry Walston will also bring a selection of vehicles with six of his finest ‘30s Fords and more set to be offered at no reserve.

Mecum Las Vegas 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 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16 and at 10 a.m. on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 17-18.

Mecum Las Vegas 2017 will be broadcast on Facebook Live a total of 12 hours. A live stream of the entire auction will be presented at Mecum.com.

Persons interested in consigning a vehicle to be auctioned at Mecum Las Vegas 2017 should visit Mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050 for complete details about the consignment process and pricing. 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 Mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050.

Facts & Figures:

What: Mecum Las Vegas 2017
When: Nov. 16-18, 2017.
Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Admission: $20 in advance online; $30 at the door and online once auction starts—per person, per day; children 12 and younger are free.
Preview: Gates open daily at 8 a.m.
Auction: Vehicles start at 1 p.m. on Thursday and at 10 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.
Facebook Live: 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 17-18.
(All Times Pacific)



Article Last Updated: October 24, 2017.

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