Author Archives: Angelo Van Bogart

Holiday Gift Idea: 1:24-scale 1965 Buick Riviera GS by Automodello

The first-generation Buick Riviera is considered Bill Mitchell’s masterpiece. Now it’s Automodello’s scale masterpiece. For its latest 1:24 scale resin model, the model maker has selected the final Riviera from the initial 1963-’65 run for its subject. Many Riviera aficionados consider the ’65 Riv to be the pinnacle original example with...

Holiday Gift Idea: New ‘Miss Lotta Miles’ Porcelain Sign

Vintage Concepts “Signs,” LLC offers many hand-made, limited-edition reproduction signs built just like the originals using a fired-on porcelain process. The latest from among the company’s bright and durable signs is this circa-1930s Kelly tire sign featuring Miss “Lotta Miles” in blue, red, white and black. An original would be priced...

41 projects in W. Yoder Auction sale of Jack Slattery collection

1953 Buick Skylark, 1940 Packard and 1941 Cadillac convertible sedans, and other luxury convertibles headline Nov. 4 sale There aren’t many good, complete project cars out there if you’re looking to build a fairly rare car, such as a 1940 Lincoln Continental convertible, 1941 Cadillac convertible sedan, 1953 Buick Skylark convertible...

10 ‘hot lots’ at Auctions America’s Auburn Auction

One of our favorite weekends of the year is in Auburn, Indiana, over Labor Day weekend. There’s the huge number of museums in the area, the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Club Reunion and ACD Festival and the giant Auctions America Auburn Fall Auction that is held annually at the auction park there. This sale...

Newport Car Museum to Open in Rhode Island on June 1

New museum to include interactive features  An article in the June 1 issue of Old Cars Weekly discusses the uphill battle automotive museums generally face, but also showed how some museums were getting innovative to keep the doors open. Given the obstacles car museums face today, we were thrilled to learn there is a...