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Mecum Motorcycle Auction
« on: January 25, 2017, 07:08:56 PM »
If anyone sees the results of Mecum's Auction in Los Vegas please post what the
two Bridgestone's bring. One is a 100 TMX the other is a 175 SR Factory Racer.

The auction is January 25,26, and 27th. The post says there will be 1,000 motorcycles
being auctioned.

Thank you.

Randy

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Re: Mecum Motorcycle Auction
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2017, 03:04:32 AM »
Hi All,

Had been watching this also. To get access to sales price you need to register, but that requires a $200 fee to bid. I am curious but not $200 curious.

We will have to see if any member was serious about buying to get costs ?

later .. ray

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Re: Mecum Motorcycle Auction
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2017, 02:26:57 PM »
The 100 TMX (in barn find condition) sold for $600.

The SR 175 hasn't gone up on the block.... will post the results later after it closes.
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Re: Mecum Motorcycle Auction
« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2017, 06:23:34 PM »
SR 175 sold for $6500.00

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Re: Mecum Motorcycle Auction
« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2017, 08:03:13 PM »
TMX 100 sold for $600.00

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Re: Mecum Motorcycle Auction
« Reply #5 on: January 26, 2017, 08:18:43 PM »
Mecum Auction the SR 175

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Re: Mecum Motorcycle Auction
« Reply #6 on: January 27, 2017, 07:53:36 AM »
Thank you for posting the Mecum results.

I had a bet with a friend what the racer would bring more.
I was lost. I thought it would bring closer to $10 k.

Thanks again for posting the prices.

Randy

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Re: Mecum Motorcycle Auction
« Reply #7 on: January 27, 2017, 08:14:48 PM »
But is  it  a reel one :o :o :o or a clone?????????   thats about watt i have in my GTO......  But i ride mine..... going for the ton soon..... ::)

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Re: Mecum Motorcycle Auction
« Reply #8 on: January 28, 2017, 07:13:25 AM »
Mecum posted it as a factory racer, not as a clone or a tribute.
But most people would not know how to identify a real one.

I know the color isn't correct. But I have had painters do the
same thing to a HS175 I restored. They even had a NOS side
cover to go by and still didn't get it correct.

Randy

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Re: Mecum Motorcycle Auction
« Reply #9 on: January 29, 2017, 12:58:51 PM »
1912 Henderson Four sold for $490,000 Friday.

The first William Henderson designed four cylinder motorcycle, America's finest early four cylinder, influential for decades
This is believed to be the only original/unrestored 1912 Henderson known in America
Original paint and tires
59 cubic inch F-Head Four Cylinder engine
Henderson was based in Detroit, formed by brothers William and Tom
The Henderson company was purchased by Ignatz Schwinn in 1918, adding a four cylinder to the Excelsior lineup.
Working for Schwinn for two years, Bill and Tom broke away and started the ACE motorcycle company. The Culmination of Henderson design can be seen in the Indian Four
Formerly from the Doc Cleveland Collection.

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Re: Mecum Motorcycle Auction
« Reply #10 on: January 29, 2017, 01:52:13 PM »
Thank you Hal.

That one is a little out of my price range.

Randy

 


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