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I am just a girl who loves muscle cars and wants to share her joy. I recently bought a new Camaro and am enjoying the muscle car scene at West Houston Muscle and H-Town Camaro. Other interests include looking pretty, XBOX360, drawing, blinging, and chatting! Come check me out on Facebook too! -TheCamaroKitty

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Mecum 2012



Mecum Auctions came to Houston, Texas, for the very first time this year, and I was lucky enough to win tickets (thank you WHM president for the win!).  It was also my very first time going to a Mecum Auction.

Lots of amazing cars were up for auction, including some very nice looking Camaros. (Of course I had to mention Camaros, I am Camaro Kitty...what were you expecting? ;) Some of my favorites, aside from the Camaros, were the 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Pace Car, the 1931 Cadillac V12 Roadster, and the 1980 Excalibur Phaeton Convertible. I enjoyed looking at many more cars, but I am sure you would rather just view the pictures than read a list of favorites. ;)



Aside from looking at the cars for sale, I also got to sit front row at the auction and watch the bidding. It was a good thing I wasn't registered to bid, or the temptation would have been too great! (No, I didn't bid, this Kitty needs to save up some money!) The seats were awesome though, and there was some fast paced bidding going on all around me! 

The top sale was a 2010 Ferrari California Spyder that went for $177,500 and second highest was a 1931 Cadillac V12 Roadster 368 CI, 3-Speed that sold for  $165,000. They both came from the Sterling McCall Old Car Museum Collection.





I thoroughly enjoyed going to the auction, and will definitely be attending again the next time they are in town!

Go to http://www.facebook.com/TheCamaroKitty to view the other photos from the auction.

1 comment:

  1. Wow! I’m seriously envious that you got free tickets! But anyway, I’m glad you’ve enjoyed splurging in Camaro classics and other vintage cars. I noticed you’re really into muscle and sports car. You’re such a cool girl! :) I love Roadsters too, by the way. I’m addicted to sporty handling and open cars.

    - Leisa Dreps

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