MOTORSPORT GREAT, SIR JOHN WHITMORE’S JAGUAR E-TYPE HEADS TO AUCTION
The Series 1 was purchased by Sir John in 1965 from Henlys Ltd of London. It was originally finished in Opalescent Golden Sand with a Red leather interior.
|1957 Ford Thunderbird E-Code|
Mecum will host its Third Annual Auction at the Kentucky Expo Center September 7-8
Walworth, Wis. – Aug. 29, 2018 – Mecum Auctions, the world’s largest collector-car auction company, returns to the Kentucky Exposition Center this Sept. 7-8 for Mecum Louisville 2018 with an estimated 600 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, Hot Rods, Resto-Mods and more expected to cross the auction block.
Among current auction, highlights are a pair of desirable vintage Pontiac GTOs, including a 1970 Ram Air IV (Lot S88) with a matching-numbers drivetrain and a believed-actual 25,000 original miles, as well as a 1967 convertible (Lot S128) boasting a frame-off restoration that accentuates its factory triple-blue, 4-speed originality. Also consigned are a 1969 Plymouth Hemi GTX (Lot S116) that is one of 98 hardtops produced in 1969 with the 4-speed manual transmission, and a 1957 Ford Thunderbird E-Code (Lot S118) comprehensively restored in Colonial White with a stunningly contrasting red interior.
The Ronald J. Hamm Collection of more than 40 classic and collector cars will be offered in its entirety at no reserve on Saturday, Sept. 8. The collection includes an array of classics from the ‘50s and ‘60s as well as vehicles ranging from a 1931 Ford Model A Roadster (Lot S96) to a 1989 Rolls-Royce Silver Spur (Lot S95) and a 1965 Chevrolet C20 Wrecker (Lot S106.1).
Mecum Louisville 2018 is open to buyers, sellers and spectators. Bidder registration is available online in advance for $100, $200 after Sept. 6, and includes admission for two persons to both auction days. General admission tickets are available in advance online for $20 per person, per day, and for $30 at the door and online after Sept. 6; children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission. Doors open daily at 8 a.m. with the vehicle auction beginning at 10 a.m. Mecum Louisville 2018 will be broadcast on NBC Sports Network for more than 12 hours with a live stream of the entire auction presented at Mecum.com.
Mecum’s website is updated daily with the latest consignments including detailed descriptions and photographs of the vehicles. To view the list, to consign a vehicle or to register as a bidder for this and all Mecum auctions, visit www.mecum.com, or call (262) 275-5050 for more information.
Mecum Louisville 2018
September 7-8, 2018
Kentucky Exposition Center
Louisville, KY 40209
Admission: $20 in advance online, and $30 at the door and online after Sept. 6 —per person, per day; children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission
Preview: Gates open daily at 8 a.m.
Auction: Vehicles begin at 10 a.m. each day
TV: (NBC Sports Network) Friday, Sept. 7 from 7 p.m.-midnight; Saturday, Sept. 8 from 7:30 p.m.-midnight; and Sunday, Sept. 9 from 7:30-11:30 p.m.
1962 Ferrari 250 GTO (CHASSIS NO. 3413)
1963 Aston Martin DP215 Grand Touring Competition Prototype (CHASSIS NO. DP215)
1966 Ford GT40 Mk II (CHASSIS NO. P/1016)
1957 Porsche 550A Spyder (CHASSIS NO. 550A-0116)
1956 Maserati A6G/2000 Berlinetta (CHASSIS NO. 2124)
1998 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLK GTR (SERIAL NO. 09/25)
1934 Packard Twelve Individual Custom Convertible Victoria (VEHICLE NO. 1108-65)
2014 Ferrari LaFerrari (CHASSIS NO. ZFF76ZFA8E0206449)
1971 Lamborghini Miura P400 SV (CHASSIS NO. 4920)
1963 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster (CHASSIS NO. 198.042.10.003116)
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