Bolstered by the success of its current dwell Indianapolis public sale, which scored file outcomes, Mecum has introduced one other on-site collector automotive public sale for 2020 on the identical Indiana State Fairgrounds location on October 29-31.
Calling its new occasion the Indy Fall Particular, Mecum expects about 1,000 collector automobiles starting from classic American vehicles and vehicles to fashionable European exotics, and the whole lot in-between.
Just like the flagship Spring Traditional public sale that was held dwell in Indy after being postponed to July, and which reached $74 million in total sales, Mecum says it can as soon as once more make use of pandemic safeguards to curb transmission of COVID-19 among the many many bidders, sellers and spectators who attend, in addition to public sale workers.
“Added protections for dwell Mecum auctions embrace necessary every day temperature checks for all workers, distributors and attendees, required face masks, plentiful hand-sanitizing stations and a format that encourages social distancing all through the occasion and among the many public sale seating,” Mecum says in its announcement.
There can even be enhanced on-line and telephone bidding going down, in response to Mecum.
Mecum has six different dwell, in-person auctions scheduled for 2020, with Kissimmee, Florida; Dallas; Louisville; and Chicago to be held earlier than the autumn Indianapolis sale, and Las Vegas and Houston going down after. All are in-person auctions with pandemic protocols in place.
Nonetheless, in response to Mecum spokesman David Morton, Mecum’s schedule for the rest of the 12 months stays fluid because of the new coronavirus, and different new auctions may nonetheless be added.
Whereas no consignments have been introduced for the brand new October public sale in Indianapolis, the public sale firm foresees an energetic array of vendor and bidders, because it did on the July public sale.
“Navigating the calendar has definitely been a problem for everybody in 2020, however our objective has been and can all the time be to offer our prospects with a profitable platform to do enterprise by the use of a handy, high quality schedule of occasions to select from,” Mecum Auctions chief govt Dave Magers stated within the announcement.
“After the record-breaking success of the Spring Traditional in July coupled with the unimaginable collaboration on security procedures with the Indiana State Fairgrounds, we knew instantly that if we wanted to regulate our schedule once more in 2020, we had been coming again to work with our companions in Indy.”
For extra details about the Indy Fall Particular, go to the Mecum website.