Mecum Dominates 2008 Corvette Auction Sales

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Company records 9 out of the 10 highest dollar Chevrolet Corvette sales at auction.

A recent analysis of the top 175 Chevrolet Corvette sales at auction worldwide, published by the magazine "Corvette Market" in their Summer 2008 issue, shows Mecum Auction handled nine out of ten of the highest-value transactions for the first quarter of this year. Of all the top 175 sales, Mecum handled 89 or 51% of the total, more than any other auction company.

"Our results continue to reflect our focus on bringing quality classic Corvettes to the market", said Dana Mecum, president of Mecum Auction. "The market for well-documented, well-presented Corvettes remains strong in 2008."

Highlights amongst the Corvettes sold were:

    1971 Corvette ZR2 Convertible, sold for $550,000

    1969 Corvette L88 Convertible, sold for $435,750

    1967 Corvette 427/400 Convertible, sold for $336,000

    1967 Corvette 427/435 Convertible, sold for $246,750

    1963 Corvette 327/360 Z06 Coupe, sold for $233,625

    1968 Corvette L88 Coupe, sold for $231,000

    1990-1995 Corvette ZR-1 Coupes (sold as one lot of six), sold for $231,000

    1970 Corvette ZR1 Coupe, sold for $189,000

    1967 Corvette 427/435 Convertible, sold for $180,600

About Mecum
The Mecum Auction Company has been specializing in the sale of collector cars, muscle cars and Corvettes for over twenty years. In spring 2008, the Company sold its fifty-thousandth car. Consignment, Bidder, event and accommodation information is available online at http://www.Mecum.com or by calling (815) 568-8888.

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