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Day Five At Mecum

A week of sales ends on a high note

Andy Bolig - January 29, 2012 09:28 AM

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This 1969 L88 coupe, 427/430 HP, 4-speed claimed the hammer at $270,000.

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Top seller of the day, was this 1963 Shelby Cobra Dragon Snake, sold for $850,000.

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This customized 1963 Corvette coupe, 427/550 HP, brought $255,000.

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On Day five of the Mecum Auction at Kissimmee, Corvettes claimed high billing.

A pair of 1967 427/435 HP Vettes, one coupe and one convertible, were sold as a single lot (Lot S100), and garnered $275,000. The top single Corvette sale was the 1969 L88 coupe, 427/430 HP, 4-speed (Lot S103) that claimed the hammer at $270,000. A customized 1963 Corvette coupe, 427/550 HP (Lot S226), brought $255,000. Lot S220, top seller of the day, was a 1963 Shelby Cobra Dragon Snake, sold for $850,000. A packed house of enthusiastic bidders resulted in a 65% sell-though rate.

The sixth and final day of the 2012 Mecum Auction at Kissimmee will be loaded with a wide variety of rolling stock. Road Art will be showcased with three hours of auction time, starting at 8:00 AM, followed by vehicles taking the stage at 11:00 AM; all times Eastern. Catch all of the action via webcast on www.mecum.com.

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