Three-day Mecum Kansas City Auction Grosses a Sales-Record $19.2M

1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 302/290 HP, 4-Speed sold at $148,500. Photo: Mecum Auctions

Mecum Auctions closed out a banner year by setting an all-time sales record at its Dec. 2-4 Kansas City auction. The long-running Central U.S. three-day event saw 85 percent of all 709 vehicles hammer sold, the overall sales totals reaching $19.2 million, far exceeding the previous KC auction high of $13 million.

1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 427/400 HP, 4-Speed sold at $148,500. Photo: Mecum Auctions

The top-selling vehicles there were a 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z28, a 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible and a 2021 Ford F150 Shelby Pickup each pulling down a $148,500 sale price. Trucks proved popular in Kansas City, and top sales reflected that trend with two more in the top 10: a 1949 Ford F6 COE that sold for $115,500 and a 1963 Ford F100 that brought $106,700.

Other top sellers included a pair of Ford Shelby GT500s representing both vintage class and modern performance with a 1968 model bringing $121,000 and a 2020 selling for $105,600.

The final top 10 collector car sales at the Kansas City 2021 auction:

  • – 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z28, $148,500
  • – 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible, $148,500
  • – 2021 Ford F150 Shelby Pickup, $148,500
  • – 1968 Ford Mustang Fastback, $137,500
  • – 1959 Chevrolet Impala Custom, at $132,000
  • – 1968 Shelby GT500 Fastback, at $121,000
  • – 1949 Ford F6 COE, at $115,500
  • – 1956 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible, $110,000
  • – 1963 Ford F100 Pickup, $106,700
  • – 2020 Ford Shelby GT500, $105,600

Up next on the Mecum calendar is the world’s largest collector car auction at the Osceola Heritage Park grounds in Kissimmee, Florida, Jan. 6-16, with more than 3,500 vehicles on offer and a list of main attractions that continues to grow. Current highlights include the Jackie & Gary Runyon Collection, the Michael Fux Collection, Corvettes from collector John Justo and a host of standout individual offerings such as the 1951 Hirohata Mercury Custom, a 1967 Shelby 427 Cobra Roadster, CSX3281, The Pedro Rodriguez/NART 1966 Chevrolet Corvette Development L88 and much, much more.

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