Car collector emptying out garage at Mecum Chicago auction

Sixty vehicles and 70 pieces of Road Art treasures from the diverse Tom Jellison collection will be offered at no reserve during Mecum’s Chicago Auction, to be held October 25-27 at the Schaumberg Convention Center near O’Hare Airport.

Jellison is a collector of wide interests and the vast array of items crossing the block seem to have some of everything on board. The assortment of vehicles includes antiques, early runabouts and speedsters, vintage motorcycles, classic touring cars, street rods, muscle cars race cars, modern exotics, even a fire truck. 


1955 Chevrolet Bel Air hardtop

Among his collection of Road Art, as Mecum calls its sales of automobilia and collector’s items, are all the essentials needed for a proper man cave: a large variety of neon and garage signs, gas pumps and scale-model airplanes, some of them used as movie props, as well

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