Pictures: Mecum Summer Special car auction in Orlando

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Mecum Auctions is in Orlando July 28-31 for a summer special show with 1,100 collector cars up for sale. Vintage muscle cars, antique trucks and modern supercars comprise the pristine and rare consignments visitors have the chance to browse and bid on at Orange County Convention Center.

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A 1980 Chevy Camaro Z28 crosses the auction block during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

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Bidders sit and watch as collector cars make their way across the auction block during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

Bidders sit and watch as collector cars make their way across the auction block during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

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Patrick Doyle of Melbourne polishes his 1972 Plymouth Cuda prior to auction during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

Patrick Doyle of Melbourne polishes his 1972 Plymouth Cuda prior to auction during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

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Classic Corvettes and other muscle cars are lined up during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

Classic Corvettes and other muscle cars are lined up during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

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Auctioneer Matt Moravec raises his gavel from atop the auction block during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

Auctioneer Matt Moravec raises his gavel from atop the auction block during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

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A vintage Ford pickup is up for bidding during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

A vintage Ford pickup is up for bidding during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

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A vintage Corvette crosses the auction block during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

A vintage Corvette crosses the auction block during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

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A modern Corvette is among lots up for auction during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

A modern Corvette is among lots up for auction during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

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Bidders check out cars as they roll across the auction block during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

Bidders check out cars as they roll across the auction block during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

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A detail of the taillight of a vintage Ford Fairlane during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

A detail of the taillight of a vintage Ford Fairlane during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

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A 1966 Dodge Charger ultimately sold for $33,000 during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

A 1966 Dodge Charger ultimately sold for $33,000 during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

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Auctioneer Matt Moravec works on selling collector cars to bidders during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

Auctioneer Matt Moravec works on selling collector cars to bidders during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

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Collector cars are lined up during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

Collector cars are lined up during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

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A vintage MG convertible is one car up for auction during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

A vintage MG convertible is one car up for auction during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

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A vintage Ford pickup truck crosses the auction block during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

A vintage Ford pickup truck crosses the auction block during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

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Neon signs and road art are a part of the auction lots during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

Neon signs and road art are a part of the auction lots during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

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A 1969 Doge Daytona NASCAR formerly driven by country music star Marty Robbins is among featured lots at the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

A 1969 Doge Daytona NASCAR formerly driven by country music star Marty Robbins is among featured lots at the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

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Details of a hot rod engine during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

Details of a hot rod engine during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

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A visitor takes a closer look at a car up for auction during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

A visitor takes a closer look at a car up for auction during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

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A 1957 Chevy Nomad gets a quick polish during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

A 1957 Chevy Nomad gets a quick polish during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

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A vintage Dodge Challenger R/T is among cars up for auction during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

A vintage Dodge Challenger R/T is among cars up for auction during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

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Visitors browse cars up for auction during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

Visitors browse cars up for auction during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

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A vintage Corvette is among lots up for auction during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

A vintage Corvette is among lots up for auction during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

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Bidders check out collector cars as they cross the auction block during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

Bidders check out collector cars as they cross the auction block during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

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Collector cars are lined up for potential bidders to browse during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

Collector cars are lined up for potential bidders to browse during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

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A GM LS3 engine is the power plant of a 1968 Chevy C10 pickup during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

A GM LS3 engine is the power plant of a 1968 Chevy C10 pickup during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

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Ford Broncos from different eras are lined up next to each other during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

Ford Broncos from different eras are lined up next to each other during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

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A 1935 Lincoln Model K Limousine crosses the auction block during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

A 1935 Lincoln Model K Limousine crosses the auction block during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

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An antique Chevy hot rod is among lots up for auction during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

An antique Chevy hot rod is among lots up for auction during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

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A restored 1966 Volkswagen Beetle was one car up for auction during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

A restored 1966 Volkswagen Beetle was one car up for auction during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

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A vintage Toyota Land Cruiser is one vehicle up for auction during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

A vintage Toyota Land Cruiser is one vehicle up for auction during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)

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A vintage Shelby Cobra is one car available for auction during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

A vintage Shelby Cobra is one car available for auction during the 2021 Mecum Summer Special at Orange County Convention Center on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Patrick Connolly/Orlando Sentinel)