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Author Topic: 448mph Record Holder Danny Thompson 1968 CHALLENGER 2 STREAMLINER at auction.  (Read 2628 times)

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Offline J79

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I wonder if the car would have sold for more if it had been listed with barrett jackson instead of mecum.

I believe Mecum Kissimmee, Florida is the biggest Muscle Car, Collector Car, Hot Rod Auction in the world at 3,500 cars in 10 days. Barrett Jackson would have been a smaller auction. Mecum was the right choice. That's all the car was worth at that moment. Many times people over value what they think something is worth, like me. I think something is worth more, then I do a quick search and realize what I have is not worth much.

Mecum Auction Schedule: https://www.mecum.com/auctions/past/

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Here is the moment the car goes on the Auction: 6:32:21 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gOhkj3KEEZM
"My, people come and go so quickly here." Dorothy, from the movie Wizard of Oz.

"I have marveled often at the thin line that divides success from failure, and the sudden turn that leads from apparently certain disaster to comparative safety." Ernest Shackleton, Antarctic Explorer, 1874-1922.

From the movie Dr. Strangelove, General Jack D. Ripper:

"Mandrake, in the name of Her Majesty and the Continental Congress come here and feed me this belt boy... Mandrake, come over here, the Red Coats are coming!"

"He said war was too important to be left to the generals. When he said that, 50 years ago, he might have been right. But today, war is too important to be left to politicians. They have neither the time, the training, nor the inclination for strategic thought. I can no longer sit back and allow Communist infiltration, Communist indoctrination, Communist subversion and the international Communist conspiracy to sap and impurify all of our precious "automotive" bodily fluids."