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09/18/2019

Mecum Auctions Rolling into Louisville

The world’s largest collector car auction company, Mecum Auctions, will roll into the Kentucky Exposition Center Sept. 20-21 with an estimated 600 cars to bid on.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (September 18, 2019) – The world’s largest collector car auction company, Mecum Auctions, will roll into the Kentucky Exposition Center Sept. 20-21 with an estimated 600 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, hot rods, resto mods and more - all available to accepts bids.

Among the most anticipated lots to be offered at the Louisville auction are two Z28 Camaros; the first is a 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 (Lot S88) with a matching-numbers M21 4-speed manual transmission that accompanies its DZ-suffix 302/290 HP engine. The car’s factory black paint makes it one of the just 5% of Camaros finished as such in 1969. The other Z28 (Lot S105) hails from 1973 and boasts a red exterior with black racing stripes that gleam with a fresh shine following a recent comprehensive restoration that included its 454 CI V-8 engine with 4-barrel carburetor and performance exhaust.

Saturday will feature the no-reserve collection offering of nearly a dozen cars from enthusiast Emerson Russell, a selection that ranges from a 1932 Ford 5-Window Coupe Street Rod (Lot S160) to a 1984 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe (Lot S151). Other auction highlights include a 1958 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible (Lot S134), a 1973 DeTomaso Pantera (Lot S135), a 1941 Mercury Eight Club Convertible (Lot F145) and a 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 Fastback (Lot S120), to name a few.

Mecum Auctions in Louisville is open to buyers, sellers and spectators. Bidder registration is available online in advance for $100, increasing to $200 after September 19. The registration includes admission for two to the 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 September 19; children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission. An additional fee for parking will be collected at the facility entrances.

Doors open daily at 8 a.m., with the vehicle auction beginning at 11 a.m. Mecum Louisville 2019 will be broadcast on NBC Sports Network for 12-1/2 hours.

Please visit www.mecum.com to purchase tickets, or for information about registering to bid, consigning a vehicle or viewing a list of consigned vehicles.

Mecum Auctions will be held in the North Wing and South Wing A, B and C - with Lot E serving as the vehicle check-in lot. Due to concurrent events at the Kentucky Exposition Center, attendees should identify themselves as attending Mecum Auctions.

Parking: Friday event parking will in Lot A with overflow into Lot N. Saturday parking will be in Lot A with overflow on the back side of the facility with building access via the skywalk. Shuttle service will run throughout the show helping patrons get around the property and will be dropped off at South Wing B.

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