Yee Haw, mid-April see three major auctions come roaring into Texas! Mecum’s Houston Sale, Leake’s Dallas Sale, and Worldwide’s Houston Classic Auction are all on deck with over 1,600 lots crossing the block in a ten day period.
What are the differences in the auctions? Which auction should I attend to get the car of my dreams? Inquiring minds want to know, and GearBoxTV is here to help.
Dana Mecum’s Houston Sale starts April 14, and runs through April 16th at NRG Center. A wide slate of American muscle cars, Corvettes, classics, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more set to cross the auction block.
The auction is open to buyers, sellers and spectators with general admission tickets available at the gate for $30 per person per day or $60 for a three-day pass; children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission. Bidder registration is $100 in advance and $200 at the auction and includes admission for two for all three of the auction days.
Doors open daily at 8 a.m. with the vehicle auction beginning on Thursday, April 14 at noon and on Friday, April 15 and Saturday, April 16 at 10 a.m. NBC Sports Network will broadcast portions of live auction coverage all three days of the event; a live stream of the entire auction will be presented at Mecum.com.
Mecum’s website is updated daily with the latest consignments including detailed descriptions and photographs of the vehicles. To view the list, to consign a vehicle or to register as a bidder for this and all Mecum auctions, visit www.mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050.
Leake’s Dallas Sale commences April 15th -17th at the Dallas Market Hall 2200 N. Stemmons Freeway Dallas, TX 75207. The Leake auction company is one of the regions longest running having it origins in a ground-breaking 1964 auction.
Vehicle Check-in will be Thursday, April 14, 9 a.m.-6pm and Friday, April 15, 9 a.m.-noon On-site bidder registration will begin at 9 a.m., Thursday, April 14 Doors open at 9 a.m. daily Auction will begin at noon on Friday, 10 a.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday 500 Collector Vehicles, Trucks & Motorcycles Admission is $20 for Adults, $15 for Seniors & Military with ID, $7 Children 3-12 – See more at: www.leakecar.com
The Leake sale also features a wide array of cars of all types; muscle cars, Corvette’s, exotics, antiques, and classics will all be offered, including many lots at no-reserve. In addition there will be a number of later model luxury and performance cars.
Worldwide Houston Classic Auction April 23rd at the LaTorretta Lake Resort in Montgomery, TX. Vehicle check-in starts Wednesday April 21st at the LaTorretta conference center. Sale starts promptly Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Versailles Ball Room. www.worldwide-auctioneers.com.
$25/person Includes entry in general seating section – limited seating. Group ticket buys are available by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Approximately 150 lots of the world’s finest motor cars will be offered, including many lots at no-reserve. Porsche, Aston-Martin, MG, Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz, Shelby, Packard, Hudson, Woodies, Roadsters, and of course the ultimate Trifecta of L88 Corvettes will all be represented.
Worldwide is now in its 15th year is widely respected at one of the U.S. leading catalog auction companies.