Two 1969 L88s Go to Auction

Two 1969 L88s Go to Auction

1969 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
In this blog post, we are continuing our look at some of the unique Corvettes at the Mecum Kissimmee Auction that is going on right now (January 3-13, 2019). Would you like to own a 1969 L88 Corvette? Better yet, how about two? Mecum Auction in Kississimee is offering two Tuxedo Black L88s as a pair. Lot F151 will cross the block Friday, January 11 at the Florida auction . . . The World Largest Collector Car Auction! We've done a lot of coverage this year in Vette Vues Magazine on the L88s including extensive coverage of the Bloomington Gold L88 Explosion that took place in June at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (October 2018 Issue) where there were twenty-four 1969 L88s on display! As you will remember, 1969 was the…
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1957 Corvette Big Brake Airbox Goes to Auction

1957 Corvette Big Brake Airbox Goes to Auction

1957 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
The earliest known Airbox Corvette, Lot S140, will be auctioned Saturday, January 12, 2019, at the Mecum Kissimmee Auction. What a unique opportunity to own one of 43 Airbox Cars produced of which only twenty-two are known to exist. This award-winning 1957 Corvette is Serial No. 4007 and was completed on May 15, 1957. The car was ordered by a Chevrolet dealer and racer, Bill Howe, in Middleton Ohio during a special SCCA event in which GM announced the car's development. That was in January of 1957. After waiting months he finally flew to St. Louis to take delivery at the plant. This was only days before the Cumberland, Maryland road races. He drove to the track with just two hours of rest where Bill Howe took third place, right…
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Corvettes Top Sellers Thursday’s Mecum Kissimmee

Corvettes Top Sellers Thursday’s Mecum Kissimmee

Corvettes at Auction
Corvettes Top Sellers On Thursday At Mecum Kissimmee 2017 Collections From Jackie and Gary Runyon, Colts Neck and Tom Lembeck Are Featured Today Kissimmee, Fla. – Jan. 13, 2017 – Corvettes Top Sellers...Corvettes ruled the roost on Thursday as they led a strong group sellers at Mecum Kissimmee 2017, the world’s largest collector-car auction that began Jan. 6 and continues through Sunday, Jan. 15, at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Florida. Collections from Jackie and Gary Runyon, Colts Neck and Tom Lembeck will headline today’s offerings. [caption id="attachment_1757" align="aligncenter" width="870"] Corvettes Top Sellers including this 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible (Lot T164) SOLD $160,000 at Mecum Kissimmee January 12, 2017. The world’s largest collector-car auction began Jan. 6 and continues through Sunday, Jan. 15, at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Florida.[/caption]…
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1962 Firemist Gold Corvette Styling Car at Mecum

1962 Firemist Gold Corvette Styling Car at Mecum

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In this article, we will look at the history of the one and only 1962 Firemist Gold Corvette Styling Car that is at the Mecum Auction in Kissimmee, Florida. [caption id="attachment_1742" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] In this article, we will look at the history of the one and only 1962 Firemist Gold Corvette Styling Car that is at the Mecum Auction in Kissimmee, Florida. Photographer: William Wolf IV[/caption] During the 1960s, General Motors Styling Department produced a few experimental Corvettes. These rare cars were for important people and special occasions. They had unique Shop Order numbers. Notables such as Harley Ear, Bill Mitchel and "Bunkie" Knudsen received such cars. This is the case for this 1962 Corvette Styling Car. Its shop Order number is 10224. When Chevrolet celebrated it "Golden" anniversary in…
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1962 Tangier Shrine Parade Corvette

1962 Tangier Shrine Parade Corvette

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1962 Tangier Shrine Parade Corvette Goes to Mecum Auction in Kissimmee.  This Corvette is painted Heather Amethyst.  In this post, we will look at some of its history. Photo Credits: William Wolf IV [caption id="attachment_1713" align="aligncenter" width="576"] Mecum Auction Tag for the 962 Tangier Shrine Parade Corvette painted Heather Amethyst that is going to Mecum Auction in Kissimmee 2017.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1714" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] 1962 Tangier Shrine Parade Corvette painted Heather Amethyst goes to Mecum Auction in Kissimmee in 2017.[/caption] Here is so history on this unusual 1962 Tangier Shrine Parade Corvette painted Heather Amethyst. In 1957 eleven Omaha business and civic leaders formed the Tangier Shrine Patrol. They performed in parades throughout the Midwest and East showing their driving skills and promoted traffic safety in the community. The men also helped…
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1958 Corvette Star Car Goes to Auction

1958 Corvette Star Car Goes to Auction

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[caption id="attachment_1691" align="aligncenter" width="640"] The 1958 Corvette received new comprehensive designs.The exterior acquired quad headlamps. The grill had nine teeth (the previous year had thirteen). The rear trunk decklid received twin chrome fender spears. The hood featured simulated louvers, resembling the old washboard.[/caption] Photo Credits: William Wolf IV This beautiful 1958 Corvette Star Car lot number is T142.1 and crosses the block Thursday, January 12, 2017, at the Mecum Auction in Kissimmee, Florida. The 1958 Corvette received new comprehensive designs. The instrument panel was new as was the steering wheel. The '58 also gained new upholstery that some might mistake for something similar to abbotsford car detailing but isn't. The exterior acquired quad headlamps. The grill had nine teeth (the previous year had thirteen). The rear trunk decklid received twin…
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1969 Chevrolet Corvette Auctioned at No Reserve

1969 Chevrolet Corvette Auctioned at No Reserve

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[caption id="attachment_1678" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] No Reserve 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe from the Dale Reed Collection will be auctioned Thursday, January 12, 2017, at the Mecum Auction in Kissimmee.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1679" align="aligncenter" width="1080"] No Reserve 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe from the Dale Reed Collection will be auctioned Thursday, January 12, 2017, at the Mecum Auction in Kissimmee.[/caption] Photo Credits: William Wolf IV This No Reserve 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe from the Dale Reed Collection will be auctioned Thursday, January 12, 2017, at the Mecum Auction in Kissimmee. It's estimated values is $60,000 - $75,000. The Mecum Auction started Jan 6, 2017, and runs through Jan 15, 2017, in Kissimmee, Florida. This featured Corvette is LOT T125 and is Silver with Black interior. 1969 CHEVROLET CORVETTE FEATURES: Tri-Power 427/435 HP  V-8 engine…
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Countdown to Mecum Auction Kissimmee

Countdown to Mecum Auction Kissimmee

Corvette Features, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
It is only days away until the Mecum Auction starts in Kissimmee Florida. They will offer over 150 classic Corvettes. They already have registered over 3,000 collector cars of all makes and models as well as price points. The Auction starts January 6th and runs through January 15th, 2017. In our earlier blog, we looked at some of the exceptional Corvettes that are going to cross the block at the Mecum Auction this January: the 1954 Corvette in Bobby William’s Collection, 1971 CHEVROLET CORVETTE LS6 COUPE, 1 of 188 Produced, Top Flight, Tank Sticker, 1971 CHEVROLET CORVETTE LS6 COUPE, 454/425 HP, 4-Speed, 1968 CHEVROLET CORVETTE COUPE, 427/435 HP, 4-Speed, 1962 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE, NCRS Duntov Mark of Excellence and a 1967 Corvette that is the only one of its Kind…
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Corvettes at Mecum Auction 2017 Florida

Corvettes at Mecum Auction 2017 Florida

Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
Mecum Auction returns to Kissimmee Florida for World's largest Collector Car Auction, Jan. 6-15, 2017 and will have hundreds of Corvettes for Sale. It is not long until the 2017 Mecum Auction returns to Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee Florida for ten days, Jan. 6-15, 2017.  The Mecum Kissimmee auction is the World's largest collector car auction with over 3,000 classic cars, many which are Corvettes! What a great way to start a new year for the collector car enthusiasts. We have gathered a few of the Corvettes that will be crossing the block with the lot number, just in case you want to bid! 1954 Corvette in Bobby William's Collection for sale at the Mecum Auction Kicking off Mecum Auction in Kissimmee Florida this January 2017, as a main…
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