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$20K for an ’80s Caprice? Mecum says ‘Maybe’

4 Low-Mile 1980s Caprices to Cross Mecum Kissimmee Auction Block I thought I was the king of ’80s Caprices; it turns out I am just the court jester, at best. Among the 3500 lots that Mecum Auctions will sell at its giant Kissimmee sale in January 2019 are four low-mileage 1980s...

Auction Recap: Auctions America Fort Lauderdale sale

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. _ Auctions America celebrated 15 years in South Florida this past weekend (March 31 – April 2), by posting $17.3 million in total sales at its annual Fort Lauderdale event. The sale at the Greater Fort Lauderdale / Broward County Convention Center saw more than 400 quality vehicles...

‘Airstream Ranch’ removed in Florida

SEFFNER, Fla.- Travelers driving on Interstate 4 between Tampa and Orlando will no longer notice the strange lineup of eight Airstream trailers rising from the earth. The so-called “Airstream Ranch,” was first constructed nearly 10 years ago by Frank Bates who owned Airstream of Central Florida. It was similar to the...

Mecum started 2016 in a big way

What started out as a relatively small Corvette-based sale in Kissimmee, Florida just a little over a decade ago, has grown by leaps and bounds to become the largest collector-car auction in Dana Mecum’s schedule. In fact, it is the largest collector-car auction in size, time and number of cars offered...