Mecum Auctions

Meet the Industry: John Kraman of Mecum Auctions

Original article from Franchise-belgique’ January 16, 2016 issue Kraman enjoys ringside seat This year, Mecum Auctions will have seen around 15,000+ vehicles cross its auction block over the course of 13 auctions across the country. With an average of more than 1,000 vehicles per auction, John Kraman, Mecum Auctions’ consignment...

Mecum returns to Houston April 4-6 with 1,000 vehicles on the block

Event to Feature Collection from Guatemala and more than 130 Motorcycles WALWORTH, Wis. – Mecum Auctions, the world’s largest collector-car auction company, will return to Houston’s NRG Center April 4-6 for Mecum Houston 2019 with an estimated 1,000 American muscle cars, Corvettes, classics, exotics, trucks, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more,...

Mecum adds fourth day to Phoenix auction March 14-17, 2019

Walworth, Wis. – Mecum Auctions will host its first-ever Phoenix-area classic and collector car auction this March at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. With the event still more than a month out, Mecum’s Phoenix 2019 auction had to be expanded for the second time due to consignment-space demand, and it...

Mecum kicks off 2019 with $133.8 Million in sales

  WALWORTH, Wis. – Mecum Auctions kicked off its year with its highest-grossing month to date this January. After the close of the company’s annual Kissimmee, Florida, auction and the 28th annual Vintage and Antique Motorcycle Auction in Las Vegas, total sales for January 2019 reached $133.8 million. In all, Mecum...

$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...

Mecum Monterey 2018 Daytime Auction garners $47million in sales

  WALWORTH, Wis. – Mecum Auctions saw a 38-percent increase in total sales at its 10th annual Daytime Auction held in Monterey, California. With quality, rarity and diversity punctuating the vast Mecum lineup, the 2018 auction hurdled past last year’s totals as overall sales reached an impressive $47 million and marked the...

Mecum Portland 2018 Collector-Car Auction results

Third Annual Auction Sees 296 Vehicles Change Hands, June 22-23 WALWORTH, Wis. – Mecum Auctions returned to the Portland Expo Center this past weekend for its third annual collector-car auction in the City of Roses. Overall sales totals for the two-day auction reached $8.6 million as 296 vehicles successfully hammered sold....

Mecum at Portland Expo Center June 22-23

WALWORTH, Wis. – Mecum Auctions will return to Portland June 22-23 for an offering of 600 classic and collector cars at Oregon’s Portland Expo Center. Offerings will include everything from American muscle cars and Corvettes, to classics, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more. Among the Mecum Portland auction’s featured lots is a two-owner 1961 Chrysler...

Mecum Spring Classic Recap

WALWORTH, Wis. – Dana Mecum’s 31st Original Spring Classic auction, held May 15-20 in Indianapolis, outdid itself once again with a 24-percent growth in overall sales from just last year, earning it a place in the books as the highest-grossing Spring Classic auction in its 31-year history. The six-day classic and collector...