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The Iconic Southern California Collection

The Iconic Southern California Collection

Part of Auctions America Burbank

     One year after setting a new standard for collector car auctions in Southern California, Auctions America returns to Burbank, August 1 - 2 for its annual California sale at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel. Following... more

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Larry Jewett - May 23, 2014 09:41 AM - Comments

Babe Ruth Lincoln

Babe Ruth Lincoln

Freed from Museums to Promote the Hobby

      This is a story about a classic car that didn’t need mechanical or cosmetic restoration, but has been “restored” to its original purpose. The 1948 Lincoln-Continental, once owned by baseball legend Babe... more

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John Gunnell - May 19, 2014 03:00 PM - Comments

One of a Kind

One of a Kind

Paxton Production

      Collector Myron Vernis owns a prototype created by Wisconsin industrial designer Brooks Stevens. The 1954 Paxton was a dream of Robert Paxton McCulloch, founder of McCulloch Motors Corp. and Paxton Superchargers.     ... more

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John Gunnell - May 16, 2014 08:32 AM - Comments

Truck Spotlight

Truck Spotlight

POCI has a Truck Chapter

       The cover of the May 2014 issue of Smoke Signals magazine reminded many GMC truck owners that the Pontiac Oakland Club International (www.poci.org) has a GMC Truck chapter to help them learn more about the history... more

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John Gunnell - May 15, 2014 04:47 PM - Comments

The Fitch Phoenix Arises Again

The Fitch Phoenix Arises Again

Unique prototype offered from the Estate of John Fitch

The fantastic Fitch Phoenix, the first of a projected series of 500 cars remains today the only one in the world.... more

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Andy Bolig - May 15, 2014 02:43 PM - Comments

Forney Museum

Forney Museum

2014 Events Offer Variety

      The Forney Transportation Museum (www.forneymuseum.org) has been a Denver, Colorado, tradition for many years. The massive collection includes cars, trucks, motorcycles, trains, trollies, buses, carriages and airplanes... more

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John Gunnell - May 15, 2014 01:41 PM - Comments

Auburn Results

Auburn Results

Record Setting Weekend in Indiana

      Auctions America enjoyed a record-setting weekend in the Classic Car Capital of America, May 8 – 10, posting record results and attendance at its annual Auburn Spring event at the historic Auburn Auction Park.     ... more

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Larry Jewett - May 15, 2014 11:02 AM - Comments

Celebrating Kelsey

Celebrating Kelsey

John Kelsey and Kelsey Tire Milestone

      Kelsey Tire Co. (www.kelseytire.com) of Camdenton, Missouri, celebrated a double milestone with an open house at the former Kelsey Antique Car Museum on May 3. The museum—which has been closed to the public since 1994—was... more

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John Gunnell - May 11, 2014 12:29 PM - Comments

Considering Classics

Considering Classics

Reports Add Meaning for Collectors

      Recently, CarHistory.us.org announced that it will be including information about classic used cars in its public records and vehicle reports. CarHistory.us.org is an online source of such information in America. With hundreds... more

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John Gunnell - May 10, 2014 02:12 PM - Comments

That's My Name Too

That's My Name Too

Owning a Car with Your Name

      It had to be fate that brought Bill and Cheryl Haynes and a 1919 Haynes automobile together. The couple will be showing what is believed to be the only 1919 Haynes still in existence at the 2014 Milwaukee Masterpiece, Aug... more

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John Gunnell - May 09, 2014 07:01 PM - Comments