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The third annual Las Vegas collector car auction by Mecum Auctions kicks off on October 10-12 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The auction organizers are anticipating 1,000 vehicles and over 400 Road Art related items to head to the auction block. Included are also 25 highly collectible guitars in investment-grade condition.
Though diverse, there are plenty of muscle cars to bid on, including an unrestored 1971 Dodge Hemi Challenger R/T at lot S111. On the exotic side, you have a recently serviced 1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona at lot S98. In the offerings are approximately 100 of the vehicles rank among the top automotive draws at the Mecum Las Vegas 2019 auction - including the Robert Thomas TA Collection of 11 Pontiac Trans Ams ranging from two 4-speed 400 CI 1970 models (Lots S63 and S64) up through a 1999 30th Anniversary Edition (Lot S69), offered at no reserve!
According to even organizers, “Headlining the debut of the Guitar Search segment in Las Vegas is a collection of six blue-ribbon, coveted classic guitars from the private collection of Geddy Lee of the celebrated Canadian rock trio Rush; the hand-selected group is highlighted by a “holy grail” 1959 Gibson Les Paul Standard Electric Guitar boasting the definitive Sunburst finish (Lot S131) and also includes four other Gibson models and a 1955 Fender Stratocaster Electric Guitar (Lot S148). Other guitars set to take to the Mecum stage include the Carlos Santana-owned 1983 PRS Double Neck Electric Guitar (Lot S218), the 2016 Gibson No. 31 Custom Shop Guitar (Lot S177) created for and autographed by Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen and the gold 1990 Warwick Buzzard Bass (Lot S118) custom designed for John Entwistle of The Who, to name just a few.’
Among the top offerings from Mecum’s Road Art department will be the Surf City Garage Collection of more than 350 collectible and vintage signs, coolers, gas pumps, clocks and more, headlined by a selection of large-scale neon signs. A unique Buick Sales and Service channel letter neon sign (Lot K139), a 1950s-era Sandman Motel double-sided porcelain neon sign with arrow (Lot K137) and another 1950s double-sided porcelain neon from the Oklahoma Tire and Supply company (Lot K136) are all key pieces expected to draw lots of attention and impressive bids.”
The auction is open to buyers, sellers, and those who want to come spectate. You can also tune in at 10 am for the Mecum Las Vegas 2019 broadcast on NBC Sports Network a total of 13.5 hours with 8 hours of live coverage.