Register to Bid

Register To Bid

Register to bid on any of the more than 20,000 auction items offered annually. Bidders can now enjoy the freedom and flexibility of buying a classic vehicle using the preferred bidding methods and registration types below. If you have questions about how to buy a classic car, the registration process, or need assistance, call (262) 275-5050 or email

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Step 1: Choose Your Auction

Enjoy the Mecum Experience at a location near you.

You must select an auction

Step 2: Choose Your Bid Method(s)

Click to choose one or multiple options below to take advantage of the flexibility to bid from anywhere.

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    No. All Mecum auctions are open to individual enthusiasts as well as to dealers.
    For registrations received 2 weeks prior to auction start, credentials are mailed ahead of time allowing bidders to skip the line and enjoy the auction.
    A buyer premium is a dollar amount added to the hammer price of each sold lot. Buyer premiums vary by item type and bid method and are calculated based on the following percentages:
    In Person10%
    Road Art:
    In Person18%
    Yes. In-person bidder registrations include one bidder badge and one guest pass. These credentials grant admission for all auction days.
    Both online and on-site registration remains open throughout the duration of each auction. Keep in mind that absentee registrations may include additional requirements (deposit, account activation, vehicle inspection, etc.), therefore, registering in advance is encouraged.
    Purchases can be paid for via cash, check (personal or company), certified funds or wire transfer.
    The Bidder Registration fee is $200. Financial verification must also be provided prior to registration approval, and those options are outlined below.
    Bidders must provide financial verification as part of their registration. This verifies bidder legitimacy and upholds professional and earnest intentions for the auction as a whole. Bidders may choose any of the following but are only required to provide one. Financial verification must be received by Mecum prior to registration approval.
    • Blank Check

      A blank check, made out to Mecum Auction, Inc., may be provided. This check will be completed at settlement.

    • $5,000 Deposit

      This deposit will be applied to the amount due at settlement. Any unused funds will be returned upon auction completion.

      Accepted deposit methods: cash, check (personal or company), certified funds, wire transfer, credit card (3% non-refundable processing fee).

    • ACH Profile

      Bidder may setup an ACH Profile between the bidder’s financial institution and Mecum Auctions. This will allow Mecum to collect the amount due at settlement quickly and efficiently. Download the ACH Profile document.

    • Bank Letter of Guarantee

      Bidder may supply a Bank Letter of Guarantee defining available funds. Download the Mecum Bank Letter of Guarantee document.

    • Mecum Financial Services

      Approved funding through Mecum Financial Services will satisfy the financial verification requirement. Click here to apply!