Mecum Las Vegas motorcycle auction takes sales to $239m


Mecum Auction reached a combine total of $239 million in sales at its latest auctions.

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Mecum’s 31st Annual Vintage & Antique Motorcycle Auction reached $22 million in sales, 20% more than last year. In all, 1,221 motorcycles were sold of the 1,310 offered in Las Vegas. 

All of the top 10 sellers at the Las Vegas auction achieved impressive six-figure sale prices with a 1938 Brough Superior SS100 leading the pack at $236,500. The iconic motorcycle boasted a professional restoration and resulting awards including People’s Choice from the San Jose Clubman Show and Best of Show at El Camino.

A 1951 Vincent Black Shadow Series C sold for $231,000, and a 1917 Henderson Model G Four Cylinder and a 1936 Harley-Davidson EL Knucklehead tied for the third and fourth seat among top sales bringing $203,500 each, followed by a 1919 Harley-Davidson J Twin, three Indian Four Cylinders, another Knucklehead and a 1931 Henderson Four Cylinder.

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The complete top 10 motorcycle sales at Mecum Las Vegas 2022 include:

  1. 1938 Brough Superior SS100 (Lot S112) at $236,500
  2. 1951 Vincent Series C Black Shadow (Lot F195.1) at $231,000
  3. 1917 Henderson Model G Four Cylinder (Lot S58) at $203,500
  4. 1936 Harley-Davidson EL Knucklehead (Lot F192) at $203,500
  5. 1919 Harley-Davidson J Twin (Lot T12) at $165,000
  6. 1939 Indian Four Cylinder (Lot F153) at $159,500
  7. 1941 Harley-Davidson TA Knucklehead (Lot S150) at $154,000
  8. 1932 Indian Four Cylinder (Lot S151) at $154,000
  9. 1940 Indian Four Cylinder (Lot S152) at $154,000
  10. 1931 Henderson Four Cylinder (Lot F195) at $154,000

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