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crobjones2

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Mecum Anahiem
« on: November 21, 2013, 02:44:19 AM »
Anyone going to or planning on watching the Mecum auction?
I saw several first gen Camaros being transported over the last few days
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Re: Mecum Anahiem
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2013, 05:15:58 AM »
Are you planning on going ? or are you looking at purchasing any of them?
I have been to a handful of Mecum auctions mostly in Indianapolis, just long enough to look over some nice cars as I would if I was at a car show. Sometimes I'll note a lot number if I am curious what it bid up to, I look it up later online when I get home, I never stay for the auction, to boring for me. If I knew there were some unrestored cars up there in Anaheim I might check it out, I live in SoCAl now and Anaheim is about an hour from me, pending traffic.
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Re: Mecum Anahiem
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2013, 01:33:47 PM »
Heading that way in a few hours. I'm with Bullitt65, I sort of treat it like a car show with a twist. For me the first day is the best because all the cars are still there and the ones that go to auction first tend to be the most affordable. I did register to bid just in case I see something I have to have.  :) Velocity has live TV coverage all three days.
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« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2013, 11:08:26 PM »
I'm heading over there now, I've been asked to drive the cars up to the auction block all 3 days, sounds like fun.

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« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2013, 11:47:47 PM »
Are you planning on going ? or are you looking at purchasing any of them?
I have been to a handful of Mecum auctions mostly in Indianapolis, just long enough to look over some nice cars as I would if I was at a car show. Sometimes I'll note a lot number if I am curious what it bid up to, I look it up later online when I get home, I never stay for the auction, to boring for me. If I knew there were some unrestored cars up there in Anaheim I might check it out, I live in SoCAl now and Anaheim is about an hour from me, pending traffic.
No, I work in Anahiem and have seen the parade of cars on trailers being taken to ACC. saw 2 Corvettes this afternoon, both of late 60's vintage. Yesterday the Shelby van was a head turner, as was the orange/white stripe 69 Camaro.
I also saw the 54 Chevy truck I was looking at purchasing from the Lambrecht dealership in Nebraska

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Re: Mecum Anahiem
« Reply #5 on: November 22, 2013, 04:49:02 AM »
If I knew there were some unrestored cars up there in Anaheim I might check it out, I live in SoCAl now and Anaheim is about an hour from me, pending traffic.


Here you go, unrestored  69 396/375hp scheduled for auction on Sat. http://www.mecum.com/auctions/lot_detail.cfm?LOT_ID=AN1113-168140. Car was getting a LOT of attention.

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Re: Mecum Anahiem
« Reply #6 on: November 22, 2013, 05:53:16 AM »
Yesterday the Shelby van was a head turner, as was the orange/white stripe 69 Camaro.

The Shelby van? You mean this turd? We stopped to look at it only because we couldn't figure out why it was there.

Is it a desirable vehicle? We kind of thought it represented a low point in an otherwise great mans life.




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« Reply #7 on: November 22, 2013, 06:00:28 AM »

Here you go, unrestored  69 396/375hp scheduled for auction on Sat. http://www.mecum.com/auctions/lot_detail.cfm?LOT_ID=AN1113-168140. Car was getting a LOT of attention.

There is an old thread on TC about this car. What did you think of the car?

http://www.camaros.net/forums/showthread.php?t=89126

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« Reply #8 on: November 22, 2013, 04:05:23 PM »
That doesn't look like burnished brown to me!
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Re: Mecum Anahiem
« Reply #9 on: November 22, 2013, 05:31:15 PM »
it doesn't quite look as dark as the other burnished brown cars I have seen, including yours. I can't believe the LOS cars had a different shade of burnished brown. Repaint?

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« Reply #10 on: November 22, 2013, 06:29:31 PM »
Carburetor Carl (current owner) stated the car was repainted many years ago by Earl Scheib.




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« Reply #11 on: November 23, 2013, 12:00:30 AM »
I will be watching this one to see what it sells for. I wish I could afford another one!

http://www.mecum.com/auctions/lot_detail.cfm?LOT_ID=AN1113-168247

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Re: Mecum Anahiem
« Reply #12 on: November 23, 2013, 12:41:00 AM »
I will be watching this one to see what it sells for. I wish I could afford another one!

http://www.mecum.com/auctions/lot_detail.cfm?LOT_ID=AN1113-168247
That's the one i saw on the back of a flatbed tow truck

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Re: Mecum Anahiem
« Reply #13 on: November 23, 2013, 12:45:59 AM »
That doesn't look like burnished brown to me!

I second that - and being in CA its entire life (assuming VN and NOR used the same paint) it should look like mine

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Re: Mecum Anahiem
« Reply #14 on: November 23, 2013, 12:46:39 AM »
Yesterday the Shelby van was a head turner, as was the orange/white stripe 69 Camaro.

The Shelby van? You mean this turd? We stopped to look at it only because we couldn't figure out why it was there.

Is it a desirable vehicle? We kind of thought it represented a low point in an otherwise great mans life.





Yep that one - It was a WTF on the tow truck