Compass Auctions Auctioneers To Appear On Mecum Classic Car Auction

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Compass Auctions announced Wednesday that two of the company's managing auctioneers would be appearing on the highly popular Mecum Classic Car Auction currently showing on the NBC sports & Esquire networks in over 100 million homes. Mecum Auction Company is one of the world leaders of collector car, motorcycle, boat and memorabilia sales.

Chattanooga auctioneer, Mr. Steve Holt, will step up to the auction podium at Mecum where over 3,000 vehicles will roll across the auction block and with the fall of the hammer be sold to the highest bidder.

This is Mr. Holt’s third year with Mecum as one of their featured auctioneers. 

Mr. Holt commented that it was an honor to work with such a prestigious and world renowned company like Mecum which is the largest classic car auction in the world. Mr. Holt is also the 2012 Tennessee State Champion auctioneer and currently sits on the Tennessee Auctioneers Association board. He is National Powersports Auction's corporate auctioneer for Harley Davidson Motorcycles and Mr. Holt’s biography includes a host of accolades across 20+ years of his exceptional auction career. Steven along with his wife Paige own Compass Auctions & Real Estate and reside in Chattanooga with their three children.

Mr. Justin Ochs of Nashville, will be a featured auction talent in the introduction and special presentation of the vehicles that roll across the auction block. This will be Mr. Ochs' first appearance to the Mecum auction stage. 

Mr. Ochs has also appeared as one of the prominent auctioneers in the National Geographic series “Mustang Millionaire” and had the distinct privilege of selling the personal firearms of the historical outlaws Bonnie & Clyde which generated in excess of $250,000.00. Mr. Ochs also claims the title of Tennessee State Champion auctioneer in 2009 and the 2012 International Auctioneer Champion the highest achievement in the Auctioneer Industry. Mr. Ochs is the Compass Auctions & Real Estate Nashville division director and he and his wife Kelly reside in Hendersonville, Tn., with their two hildren.

Compass Auctions & Real Estate provides auctioneer talent and multiple auction venues across North America and is based out of Chattanooga, with a real estate and auction division office in Nashville, which provides the main hub for FDIC conventional property listings as well as luxury property auction and real estate services.


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