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Rick Carey began reporting on collector car auctions in 1991. Working with Parker Converse's LOTS in the early ‘90s he helped to develop a narrative form that identified equipment, specification and condition descriptions to flesh out reports and to bring new depth to auction reporting. He has been auctions editor for Sports Car Market, Victory Lane, Car Collector and sportscardigest.com. His reports are available on rickcarey.com.

Rick’s picks at Mecum’s 30th annual Spring Classic

Just a few of the 1,400 or so cars available this week at Mecum's Indy auction | Rick Carey photos
Just a few of the 1,400 or so cars available this week at Mecum’s Indy auction | Rick Carey photos

In the 12-decade history of the automobile, 3 decades is but a quarter. Even in collector car auction history, it is not even half. Still, by any reasonable or relative benchmark, the three-decade history of Mecum Auctions’ Spring Classic is worth considering. Continue reading