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AACA Museum sets grand opening of Cammack Tucker Gallery

Overall concept and floor plan for the Cammack Tucker Gallery at the AACA Museum.

The Antique Automobile Club of America Museum will hold Grand Opening of the Cammack Tucker Gallery on Oct. 8, 2014. More »

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Fields of Dreams at Iola 2014


As usual, tiny Iola, Wis., explodes with energy, variety and lots of great iron… More »

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Celebrity cars added to Auctions America Burbank sale


As the California sale nears, Auctions America has added several new highlights for its second annual Burbank auction, July 31-Aug. 2, including a stunning 1966 Shelby 427 Cobra, once owned by British Touring Car Champion Frank Sytner, a highly desirable … More »

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Q&A with Kit Foster: July 24, 2014


Q. I have a pair of headlight assemblies and I cannot figure out what car they came from. They are electric driving lights with lenses from the Warner-Patterson Co. of Chicago, and have raised sections on the glass. I cannot … More »

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GAA Classic Car auction features DarCars Collection


The upcoming GAA Classic Car Auction to be held July 24-26 at the “Palace” in Greensboro NC looks to be the best ever. With 475 cars crossing the block and 75 of them at NO RESERVE, including the famous DarCars … More »

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1968 Pontiac Firebird convertible

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1968 Pontiac Firebird convertible with tree growing through top bows. Siegel Recycling, Tomahawk, Wisconsin.

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1940 Pontiac


1940 Pontiac with encased bumper. Easy Jack’s salvage, Junction City, Kansas.

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1953 Chevrolet sedan


1953 Chevrolet sedan. Rip-rap near Guyton, Oklahoma.    

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Plate perfection: The art of license plate restoration


By ‘Rotten’ Rodney Bauman While I don’t necessarily recall the exact statistic, it’s been said that the average worker-bee changes career courses seven times in his or her lifetime. Although I could have been a doctor, a lawyer or a … More »

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Rare Steve McQueen Collection on display this month only

Steve McQueen’s Ferrari 275GTB/4 now on display at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles.

Steve McQueen’s 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 will be on exhibition with his treasured Jaguar XKSS and 1912 Indian Motorcycle from now until early August at the Petersen Automotive Museum. More »

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