A Note from the Lil’ Nordstrom’s Gal

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Parts galore – and sometimes more than you bargained for

If you’ve ever needed a part for your car or truck, you’ve more than likely called or gone to Nordstrom’s Auto Recyclers of rural Garretson, S.D. It’s a mechanical Mecca, the Holy Grail for the car enthusiast.  There’s buildings and … More »

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Learning to Drive

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I think we can all remember the first time that we got behind the wheel. That feeling of actually growing up and that power (or no power) when you pushed down that accelerator for the first time.  I do. On … More »

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Brand Royal

Recently, I was in Arkansas to meet a potential customer about an auction. The man had been in the car business for over 75 years and was a casualty of the fall of GM and Chrysler. I pulled up to … More »

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‘Gentlemen: Start Your Engines!’

Racing has deep root in the history of the automobile. From the days of boot-leggers to the famous Brickyard 500. Americans have always had the need for speed. This same love for racing runs deep in my family and the … More »

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Prewar car and truck barn find collection in Enid, Okla., to be offered by VanDerBrink Auctions

A row of coupes at the Oliver Jordon Collection in Enid, Okla., to be offered by VanDerBrink Auctions, LLC.

Beginning in 1945, Oliver Jordan stashed old iron. Now his collection of cars and trucks from the 1910s-’50s will be sold by VanDerBrink Auctions. More »

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The Automotive Circle of life

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I just came off the road from a week of driving around and looking at fabulous antique tractors and cars. I just love that thrill of driving over a hill and seeing a sea of gleaming chrome and stainless all … More »

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How much is that dust worth?

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One of the big questions amongst collectors on a barn find is: Wash or Not to Wash? Well, it all boils down to who’s dirt is it? What is the origination of that dirt? Was it the original owners, a … More »

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History Rolls On…

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Old Cars Weekly welcomes our newest blogger Yvette VanDerBrink, owner of VanDerBrink Auctions, LLC, and known in auction and salvage circles as Lil’ Nordstrom’s Gal. She will be blogging routinely on the world of buying, selling and nurturing collector cars. … More »

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