Mecum Kissimmee 2022 Auction Conclusion: C3 Corvette Results

Mecum Kissimmee 2022 Auction Conclusion - C3 Corvette Results
Mecum Kissimmee 2022 Auction Conclusion – C3 Corvette Results

We have the C3 Corvette auction results from the Mecum Kissimmee 2022 auction. The Mecum Kissimmee 2022 Auction had 106 C3 Corvettes available for sale. The highest SOLD C3 Corvette was Lot W145.1 for $335,500. The lowest price SOLD C3 Corvette was a 1975 Corvette Coupe J186 for $12,100. 83 of the C3 Corvettes SOLD!

There were three 1969 L88s
W145.1 Sold $335,500 (also the highest Sold C3 Corvette)
MG11 – No Info
K126.1 Bid to $340,00 Bid Goes On You can read about this Corvette on our blog CLICK HERE

W145.1 Sold $335,500 (also the highest Sold C3 Corvette)

LOT W145.1 1 of 116 L88 Corvettes built in 1969 - Photo Credit Mecum Auction
LOT W145.1 1 of 116 L88 Corvettes built-in 1969 – Photo Credit Mecum Auction

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Bloomington Gold Certified
  • NCRS Performance Verification
  • NCRS Duntov Mark of Excellence
  • 1 of 116 L88 Corvettes built in 1969
  • Matching numbers 427/430 HP V-8 engine
  • 4-speed manual transmission
  • F41 suspension
  • J56 heavy duty brakes
  • Beige soft top and auxiliary hardtop
  • 46,000 believed original miles
  • Copy of the tank sticker and photo of the tank with sticker intact
  • Can Am White with Saddle interior
  • Rally wheels with Redline tires

LOT MG11 1969 Corvette L88 Convertible

LOT MG11 1969 Corvette L88 Convertible - Photo Credit Bill Wolf
LOT MG11 1969 Corvette L88 Convertible – Photo Credit Bill Wolf
LOT MG11 1969 Corvette L88 Convertible - Photo Credit Bill Wolf
LOT MG11 1969 Corvette L88 Convertible – Photo Credit Bill Wolf

Another Corvette that caught my eye was LOT MG11 1969 Corvette L88 Convertible that is unrestored with 6,453 Miles, Bloomington Gold Hall of Fame. It was previously part of the Ed Foss Low-Mileage Corvette Collection and was part of the Mecum Gallery Exposition Sale.

The Mecum Website Says:
This vehicle will be offered as part of the Mecum Gallery Exposition—an exposition sale that will be held separate from, but in conjunction with, Mecum Kissimmee 2022. The vehicle will be on-site at the Kissimmee auction for inspection and purchase for the duration of the event, January 6-16, and purchase arrangements can be made directly with on-site representatives of the Mecum Gallery Exposition, or by contacting Mecum representative Rob Williams by phone or text at (262) 236-7705 or by email at rwilliams@mecum.com. A 10% buyer premium applies.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Documented with the original window sticker, Protect-O-Plate, Car Shipper, order form, dealer invoice and retail installment contract
  • Bloomington Gold Hall of Fame inductee
  • Participated in all three Bloomington Gold L88 Special Collections
  • Regional NCRS Top Flight Award in 2005 scoring 97.2
  • Chip’s Choice #306 at Corvettes at Carlisle in 2012
  • 427/430 HP L88 engine
  • M22 4-speed and 3.70 Positraction rear end
  • Original exhaust system
  • J50 and J56 brake packages
  • F41 suspension, K66 transistorized ignition
  • Radio delete, A01 tinted glass
  • Can-Am White with Black interior
  • Front fender louver trim
  • White soft top and Black vinyl hardtop
  • 1 of 116 L88 Corvettes produced in 1969
  • Four owners since new
  • Sold new at Lownsburg Chevrolet in Toledo, Ohio to John Von Sprecken
  • Driven 6,205 miles within a year and parked for 10 years
  • Sold to Chip Miller in 1980, odometer statement showing 6,200 miles included
  • Part of the Chip Miller Collection from 1980-2004
  • Original keys with punch-outs and owner’s manual

LOT L66 1977 Corvette Martel Continental Coupe

LOT L66 1977 Corvette Martel Continental Coupe
LOT L66 1977 Corvette Martel Continental Coupe – Photo Credit Mecum Auction

Our next Corvette is one I missed while at the Mecum auction. I didn’t realize it was a Corvette. It’s a 1977 Corvette Martel Continental Coupe. There were 49,213 1977 Corvette produced, but I never saw one that looked like this. According to Hagerty’s website, it is likely the creation of Gerry Martel, a Massachusetts appraiser, restorer, and all-around car guy.

The 1977 Corvette Martel Continental has an Edelbrock V-8 engine with an automatic transmission. The Green and Black two-tone exterior have a split rear window and the Continental kit on the rear. The interior is also Green and has a wood dashboard. The car was offered as part of the Klairmont Kollection and sold at no reserve for $19,800. One thing for sure, it is sure to be the only one in its class at the next car show!

There were two Motion Corvettes avaialbel:1972 Chevrolet Corvette Motion Moray GT and 1973 Chevrolet Corvette Motion Manta Ray GT. The 1972 bid to $70,000 and the 1973 Sold for $88,000.

T252 Corvette Motion Moray GT 2-Door

T252 Corvette Motion Moray GT 2-Door - Photo Credit Tracey Miner
T252 Corvette Motion Moray GT 2-Door – Photo Credit Tracey Miner
T252 Corvette Motion Moray GT 2-Door - Photo Credit Tracey Miner
T252 Corvette Motion Moray GT 2-Door – Photo Credit Tracey Miner

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The bridge between the front end bodywork of the Mako Shark and the rear end of the Manta Ray
  • Frame-up restoration completed in 2006 to period Motion spec
  • Original Motion Performance body modifications are present including the tilting one-piece nose and hood assembly, fender flares, side gills, grafted flat rear window, fiberglass racing mirrors and blocking rear spoiler
  • Left T-Top autographed by former Corvette chief engineer Dave McLellan and the right T-Top is signed by Joel Rosen
  • Matching numbers 454 CI V-8 engine
  • Fly-eye Motion air cleaner
  • Holley 750 CFM carburetor
  • Aluminum valve covers
  • Modified 427 heads
  • Hooker headers and side exhaust
  • 4-speed manual transmission
  • Diamond-tufted upholstery by Dondi
  • Power windows
  • Dash autographed by Joel Rosen
  • Finned aluminum wheels
  • Goodyear Eagle GT tires

T253 Corvette Motion Manta Ray GT

T253 Corvette Motion Manta Ray GT - Photo Credit Tracy Miner
T253 Corvette Motion Manta Ray GT – Photo Credit Tracy Miner

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 1 of 3 built in 1973 and the only example known to exist today
  • 425 HP dyno-tested engine
  • Edelbrock intake
  • MSD ignition
  • Headers and dual exhaust
  • Automatic transmission
  • Power brakes
  • Letter of authenticity signed by “Mr. Motion” himself, Joel Rosen
  • Center console and T-Top signed by Rosen
  • Built by Motion Performance
  • Rare opportunity to own a true piece of automotive history
  • Featured on various TV shows and in books

LOT T292 1972 Corvette Coupe Bid to $80,000…the Bid Goes On

LOT T292 1972 Corvette Coupe with the LS3495 HP and 6-Speed - Photo Credit Gary Rosier
LOT T292 1972 Corvette Coupe with the LS3495 HP and 6-Speed – Photo Credit Gary Rosier
LOT T292 1972 Corvette Coupe with the LS3495 HP and 6-Speed - Photo Credit Gary Rosier
LOT T292 1972 Corvette Coupe with the LS3495 HP and 6-Speed – Photo Credit Gary Rosier

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Estimated over $150,000 invested into build
  • Entire restoration documented and cataloged into 3 full binders
  • GM LS3 crate engine, 495 HP and 473 lb-ft of torque
  • Modified Tremec Magnum 6-speed transmission
  • Vintage Air
  • GM engine control module and engine harness
  • Concept One Victory Series polished pulley system
  • Side mount header system
  • Borgeson power steering actuator system
  • Dakota Digital Instruments
  • Detroit Speed electric windshield wiper door conversion kit
  • Custom C6 Corvette bucket seats
  • Custom radiator with twin SPAL electric fans
  • Dakota Digital fan controller
  • SSYT flywheel and hydraulic clutch
  • Van steel offset trailing arms
  • Van steel front and rear coilover suspension with QA1 adjustable shocks
  • Heavy duty driveshaft and half shafts
  • Willwood 6 piston calipers in the front and 4 piston calipers in the rear
  • Wilwood master cylinder and proportioning valve
  • Foose 18 inch 2 piece Welded custom finish wheels
  • Continental extreme contact sport tires
  • Dakota Digital TPMS installed

LOT U147 1970 Corvette LT1 Coupe

LOT U147 1970 Corvette LT1 Coupe was a sharp looking Corvette that bid to $70,000...the Bid Goes On!
LOT U147 1970 Corvette LT1 Coupe was a sharp-looking Corvette that bid to $70,000…the Bid Goes On!

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Original tank sticker
  • NCRS shipping data report
  • Original 350/370 HP V-8 engine
  • M21 4-speed manual transmission
  • Original rear end
  • Body-on restoration using Cortez Silver lacquer paint
  • Red interior
  • Refreshed brakes and heater core
  • Correct tires
  • Rally wheels
  • Restored carburetor, distributor and smog system

There is no end to showing you some of the gorgeous C3 Corvettes that were for sale at the Mecum auction. There were low mileage cars, Pace Cars, Anniversary Editions, Corvettes full of awards from Bloomington Gold, NCRS, and Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals. There was something for everyone!

Below is the list of C3 Corvettes with the date they crossed the block, the Lot number if you want to look them up on the Mecum’s website, their year, High Bid, and Sold Price. Enjoy! CLICK HERE TO SEARCH

Mecum Auction Kissimmee Florida 2022 - Photo Credit Gary Rosier
Mecum Auction Kissimmee Florida 2022 – Photo Credit Gary Rosier
DateLotYearModelHigh bidSold Price
1/13/2022T761968Corvette$51,700
1/13/2022T2151968Corvette Convertible$143,000
1/13/2022T1241968Corvette Convertible$39,600
1/8/2022K241968Corvette Convertible$35,200
1/9/2022L81.11968Corvette Convertible$39,000
1/12/2022W124.11968Corvette Coupe$23,100
1/8/2022K1851968Corvette Coupe$22,000
1/14/2022F2701968Corvette Custom Coupe$100,100
1/14/2022F2841968Corvette L89 Convertible$121,000
1/13/2022T2201968Corvette L89 Convertible$110,000
1/13/2022T2511969Corvette$55,000
1/8/2022K205.11969Corvette Convertible$82,500
1/13/2022T2281969Corvette Convertible$77,000
1/15/2022S7.11969Corvette Convertible$62,700
1/12/2022W2071969Corvette Convertible$48,400
1/8/2022K1111969Corvette Convertible$45,100
1/8/2022K177.11969Corvette Convertible$38,500
1/15/2022S391969Corvette Convertible$120,000
1/15/2022S3011969Corvette Convertible$60,000
1/8/2022K201.11969Corvette Convertible$39,000
1/13/2022T891969Corvette Coupe$44,000
1/16/2022U1421969Corvette Coupe$44,000
1/11/2022G2041969Corvette Coupe$39,600
1/12/2022W2881969Corvette Coupe$36,300
1/7/2022J2411969Corvette Coupe$33,000
1/12/2022W111969Corvette Coupe$25,300
1/13/2022T2221969Corvette Coupe$70,000
1/12/2022W2681969Corvette Coupe$25,000
1/12/2022W1691969Corvette Custom Convertible$125,000
1/16/2022MG111969Corvette L88 ConvertibleNo Info 
1/12/2022W145.11969Corvette L88 Convertible$335,500
1/8/2022K126.11969Corvette L88 Convertible$340,000
1/16/2022U1331970Corvette Convertible$64,900
1/12/2022W361970Corvette Convertible$50,600
1/15/2022S101970Corvette Convertible$49,500
1/16/2022U1471970Corvette LT1 Coupe$70,000
1/9/2022L1891971Corvette Coupe$40,700
1/16/2022U1911971Corvette Coupe$40,700
1/12/2022W237.11971Corvette Coupe$22,000
1/13/2022T541971Corvette LT1 Coupe$69,300
1/6/2022E1921972Corvette Convertible$33,000
1/16/2022U2701972Corvette Convertible$26,400
1/9/2022L2561972Corvette Coupe$50,600
1/12/2022W121972Corvette Coupe$34,100
1/13/2022T2921972Corvette Coupe$80,000
1/14/2022F731972Corvette LT1 Coupe$82,500
1/13/2022T291972Corvette LT1 Coupe$63,800
1/13/2022T2521972Corvette Motion Moray GT$70,000
1/12/2022W1601973Corvette Convertible$38,500
1/16/2022U2881973Corvette Coupe$25,000
1/7/2022J2061973Corvette Coupe$18,000
1/13/2022T2531973Corvette Motion Manta Ray GT$88,000
1/11/2022G2191974Corvette Convertible$50,600
1/8/2022K141974Corvette Convertible$25,300
1/12/2022W213.11974Corvette Convertible$15,950
1/13/2022T1221974Corvette Coupe$22,000
1/12/2022W1251974Corvette Coupe$17,600
1/7/2022J2091974Corvette Coupe$25,000
1/13/2022T2601974Corvette L82$38,500
1/13/2022T851975Corvette Convertible$46,200
1/7/2022J1061975Corvette Convertible$41,800
1/9/2022L2181975Corvette Convertible$33,000
1/9/2022L140.11975Corvette Convertible$28,600
1/8/2022K51975Corvette Convertible$27,500
1/12/2022W191.11975Corvette Convertible$18,700
1/9/2022L1151975Corvette Coupe$20,900
1/12/2022W231975Corvette Coupe$17,600
1/7/2022J1861975Corvette Coupe$12,100
1/12/2022W1161976Corvette Coupe$31,900
1/6/2022E871976Corvette Coupe$11,000
1/12/2022W102.11977Corvette Coupe$33,000
1/13/2022T1121977Corvette Coupe$23,100
1/12/2022W1191977Corvette Coupe$21,450
1/8/2022K401977Corvette Coupe$19,800
1/9/2022L661977Corvette Martel Continental Coupe$19,800
1/12/2022W1001978Corvette$37,400
1/16/2022U2621978Corvette Coupe$14,300
1/16/2022U1541978Corvette Coupe$22,000
1/16/2022U591978Corvette Pace Car Edition$49,500
1/15/2022S331978Corvette Pace Car Edition$38,500
1/11/2022G1291978Corvette Pace Car Edition$34,100
1/11/2022G2761978Corvette Pace Car Edition$26,400
1/14/2022F481978Corvette Silver Anniversary$40,000
1/7/2022J751978Corvette Silver Anniversary Coupe$19,800
1/7/2022J461978Corvette Silver Anniversary Coupe$14,300
1/15/2022S161979Corvette CoupeSOLD
1/13/2022T2181979Corvette Coupe$49,500
1/15/2022S2261979Corvette Coupe$36,300
1/15/2022S2271979Corvette Coupe$30,800
1/13/2022T1211979Corvette Coupe$18,700
1/6/2022E1991979Corvette Coupe$14,300
1/12/2022W2931979Corvette Coupe$16,000
1/7/2022J861980Corvette Coupe$34,100
1/16/2022U2711980Corvette Coupe$30,800
1/8/2022K801980Corvette Coupe$25,300
1/15/2022S211980Corvette Coupe$24,200
1/11/2022G158.11980Corvette Coupe$22,000
1/16/2022U64.11981Corvette CoupeNo Info 
1/15/2022S231981Corvette Coupe$36,300
1/12/2022W331981Corvette Coupe$35,200
1/12/2022W321981Corvette Coupe$33,000
1/14/2022F2511982Corvette Collector Edition$29,700
1/7/2022J451982Corvette Collector Edition Coupe$24,200
1/7/2022J1681982Corvette Coupe$33,000
1/7/2022J122.11982Corvette Coupe$24,200
1/7/2022J651982Corvette Coupe$23,100

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