Mecum Auction Rolls On
Larry Jewett - January 25, 2013 08:00 AM
F245 - From the John Justo Collection, this 1962 Big Brake Fuelie Tanker has done it all. A member of the Bloomington Gold Special Collection, it has received Bloomington 24K Gold Certification, NCRS Top Flight and Duntov Mark of Excellence awards and the Chevy Vettefest Triple Crown – all befitting a car that represents the pinnacle of performance in the first generation solid axle era that saw the Corvette become a fully realized performance machine in a class of its own.Mecum
Lot F7 - 1987 Buick Grand National with 262 original milesMecum
Lot F215.1 - 1968 Shelby GT500 KR convertibleMecum
Lot F228.1 - 1970 Plymouth SuperbirdMecum
Lot F307 - 1968 AMC AMX CoupeMecum
There has been plenty of excitement and spirited bidding throughout the first seven days. The world’s largest collector car auction, held by Mecum Auctions at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Florida heads into final three days. The event ends on January 27.
Headlining the day is Lot F245, a 1962 Corvette from the John Justo Collection. This car represents the pinnacle as it has gathered countless prestigious awards because of its rarity and originality.
General admission tickets to watch the action can be purchased at the gate for $20, and there is still time to register to bid. Onsite bidder registration can be completed at the Osceola Heritage Park grounds at the booth located in the auction arena.
Coverage of this exciting event continues this afternoon and tonight on live national TV on Discovery’s Velocity network. For additional consignment and bidder information, call (262) 275-5050 or visit www.Mecum.com.
Here is a look at some of the cars featured today.