Crockers Top Vegas Sales

Reader Contribution by Robert Smith
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A 1925 BMW R37 racer from the MC Collection sold for $220,000 at Mecum. Photos by Robert Smith.

A 1939 Crocker “Big Tank” from the Stockholm, Sweden MC Collection took top price at $704,000 (including premium) at the Mecum Las Vegas motorcycle auctions, Jan. 22-27. Runner-up was another Crocker, this time a “Small Tank” from 1937 at $423,500. Top British bike was an early Brough Superior SS100 Alpine Grand Sport from 1925, which fetched $357,500. Of the top 10 selling bikes at Mecum, four were 4-cylinder machines: a 1912 Henderson Model A at $302,500; a 1913 Pierce at $192,500; 1923 Ace at $176,000; and a 1915 Henderson Model D at $170,500. Top Harley price was $143,000 for a 1928 JDH, and top Indian was a 1905 Camelback at $104,500.

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