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1967 Plymouth Satellite

Convertible
Multiple records set at Mecum Indianapolis 2021
Friday, 14 May - Saturday, 22 May 2021
$66,000
Sale Price
$120,000 - $150,000
Est. Range
No
Reserve
22 May 2021
Sold Date
F260.1
Lot Number
#4-
Visually maintained
Mecum Auctions
Auction House
Chassis no. UTP07258, Blue over blue vinyl, 383, Cragar SS wheels, rear air suspension, GTX and 440 badges.

Evaluation: Most famously featured in the 1995 film Tommy Boy, but apparently has made other on-screen appearances including a Katy Perry music video. Its equipment is largely irrelevant, and if you’ve seen Tommy Boy, you know what kind of tattered condition this car is in. It’s more famous movie prop than classic car, although it’s worth noting that several tattered old Mopars were used in filming.

Bottom Line: The final price may be barely half the low estimate, but the Chris Farley premium is still huge. Any other shabby old Satellite wouldn’t even bring a quarter of this price.

by Andrew Newton
29 May 2021
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Condition definitions
Condition #1: Concours
Condition #1 vehicles are the best in the world. The visual image is of the best vehicle, in the right colors, driving onto the lawn at the finest concours. Perfectly clean, the vehicle has been groomed down to the tire treads. Painted and chromed surfaces are mirror-like. Dust and dirt are banned, and materials used are correct and superbly fitted. The one word description for #1 vehicles is “concours.“
Condition #2: Excellent
#2 vehicles could win a local or regional show. They can be former #1 vehicles that have been driven or have aged. Seasoned observers will have to look closely for flaws, but will be able to find some not seen by the general public. The paint, chrome, glass and finishes will all appear as excellent. No excessive smoke will be seen on startup, no unusual noises will emanate from the engine. The vehicle will drive as a new vehicle of its era would. The one word description for #2 vehicles is “excellent.“
Condition #3: Good
#3 vehicles could possess some, but not all of the issues of a #4 vehicle, but they will be balanced by other factors such as a fresh paint job or a new, correct interior where applicable. #3 vehicles drive and run well, but might have some incorrect parts. These vehicles are not used for daily transportation but are ready for a long tour without excuses, and the casual passerby will not find any visual flaws. “Good” is the one word description of a #3 vehicle.
Condition #4: Fair
#4 vehicles are daily drivers, with flaws visible to the naked eye. The chrome might have pitting or scratches, the windshield might be chipped. Paintwork is imperfect, and perhaps the body has a minor dent. Split seams or a cracked dash, where applicable, might be present. No major parts are missing, but the wheels could differ from the originals, or other non- stock additions might be present. A #4 vehicle can also be a deteriorated restoration. “Fair” is the one word that describes a #4 vehicle.
Condition #5: Poor
Running, but battered, incomplete, and perhaps rusty.
Condition #6: Parts car
Parts car.
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