Two wild Mercury customs that could be yours


Herb Wetanson’s thick New York accent is authentic, and so is his heart. Both are evident as he says, “It’s a very emotional thing I’m going through at the moment.” After a lifetime of running restaurants (including Wetson’s, the fast food chain he founded) and collecting cars, Wetanson has decided that, at the age of 81, it’s time to pare down his collection of 65 classics. And the pruning begins with a pair of beloved Mercury customs that will cross the block at the RM Sotheby’s event on Saturday, December 8, at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/12/05/wild-mercury-customs-up-for-auction