George Barris/Ringo Starr '57 Chevy Coupe
- June 18, 2013
-- Mecum Auctions will be rolling out the red carpet for a fleet of celebrity cars and motorcycles at its inaugural celebrity auction at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, CA July 26-27, 2013.
Collectors cars to be featured in the auction include Steve McQueen’s
1969 Chevrolet C/10 Baja Truck and 1931 Harley Davidson VL 74; George Barris/Ringo Starr
1957 Chevy Coupe; Elvis Presley’s
1972 Cadillac El Dorado Station Wagon; Frank Sinatra’s
1989 XJS Jaguar; Bette Davis’
1980 Ford Mustang; a 1965 Chrysler Imperial used in 2011’s “The Green Hornet”
; a 1973 El Camino used in the popular TV series “My Name is Earl”
; a 2007 GMC Yukon featured in “CSI: Miami”
and a custom-made ‘prehistoric car’ from the 1994 feature film “The Flintstones.”
Also on display will be a 1968 Honda 305 Scrambler, originally owned by Doors lead singer Jim Morrison
. Its second owner was Von Dutch
, rebel icon, artist and pinstriper of the Kustom Kulture movement.
Mecum’s two-day celebrity items auction extravaganza will celebrate the legendary history of Hollywood focusing on vintage film, television, music and pop culture memorabilia, all with amazing celebrity history. In addition to cars and motorcycles, the inaugural auction will include more than 2,000 items ranging featuring a wide range of personal items and rare artifacts from John Lennon, Steve McQueen, Ringo Starr, Elvis Presley, John Wayne, Marilyn Monroe, Frank Sinatra, Jack Nicholson, Jimmy Stewart, Roy Rogers, Evel Knievel, Hunter S. Thompson, Timothy Leary, Gene Kelley, Errol Flynn, Burt Reynolds and much more!
To become a pre-registered bidder at the auction, visit www.mecum.com
or call (262) 275-5050.