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Mecum Auctions’ Verde Classics Museum Collection Auction Results

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Mecum Auctions’ Verde Classics Museum Collection Auction held in Boynton Beach, Fla., Feb. 23 included the successful sale of more than 75 collector cars and 470 lots of Road Art and memorabilia. One hundred percent of lots were sold and total sales of car enthusiasts Fran and Ron Green’s personal collection for the special one-day auction event reached $3,784,520.

The auction preview, held Feb. 22, was host to hundreds of prospective buyers, which translated into a museum full of bidders on auction day. Vehicles began selling at 1 p.m. on Saturday to a standing room only crowd. The lineup of vehicles, packed with high-performance convertibles and a variety of other collector cars, saw aggressive bidding and ended up with some impressive top sales.

The Greens’ 1961 Chrysler 300G Convertible (Lot S41) took top sales honors selling for $130,000. The second highest sale – and perhaps the most exciting action of the day – going to the couple’s1967 Volkswagen 13 Window Bus (Lot S60). Bids for the bus reached $90,000 within seconds and then continued to climb $1,000 at a time until the hammer finally dropped on a $100,000 bid.

Of the 81 vehicles sold on auction day, the top 10 sales included (all sales reflect hammer prices):
 1. 1961 Chrysler 300G Convertible (Lot S41) at $130,000
 2. 1967 Volkswagen 13 Window Bus (Lot S60) at $100,000
 3. 1962 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible (Lot S38) at $97,000
 4. 1957 DeSoto Adventurer Hardtop (Lot S54) at $92,500
 5. 1957 Buick Caballero Wagon (Lot S46) at $89,000
 6. 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible (Lot S43) at $81,000
 7. 1962 Chrysler 300H Convertible (Lot S48) at $77,500
 8. 1970 Aston Martin DBS Coupe (Lot S24) at $75,000
 9. 1959 Chevrolet Impala Convertible (Lot S55) at $70,000
 10. 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible (Lot S44) at $69,500

The Greens were thrilled with the success of the auction and grateful for the chance to share their collection one last time with bidders and the public on preview day before selling its contents at no reserve and donating all admissions to their charities of choice, The Wounded Warriors Project and Home for Our Troops. “We were very pleased with the auction results that took place this weekend at our museum. Our expectations were either met or exceeded every step of the way. Mecum did everything they said they would do and then some, and we couldn’t be happier,” Ron Green stated.

For access to complete auction results and other member benefits, sign up for the free InfoNet service offered at www.Mecum.com.

Mecum’s next auction will be held in Houston, April 4-6 at The Reliant Center followed by the Kansas City, Mo., Spring Auction, April 25-27. To consign a vehicle or to pre-register to bid at one of Mecum Auctions’ upcoming events, visit www.Mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050.

About Mecum Auctions
Nobody sells more than Mecum. Nobody. The Mecum Auction Company is the world leader of collector car and Road Art sales hosting auctions throughout the United States. The company has been specializing in the sale of collector cars for 26 years, now offering more than 15,000 vehicles per year and averaging more than one auction each month. Established by President Dana Mecum in 1988, Mecum Auctions remains a family-run company headquartered in Walworth, Wis. For further information, visit www.mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050. Follow along with Mecum’s social media news and join us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest and Instagram.

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