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Lot 662: 1937 “Indiana Jones” MB 300 Staff Car (Ex Paramount Studios)

Lucky Auction fall classic ‘raids’ Hollywood auto ark for sale

Lucky Collector Car Auctions, the semi-annual auction series hosted by Tacoma’s LeMay Marymount Event Center, is raiding Hollywood’s “automotive ark” for new and unusual “Exes”. With an already high representation of historic automobiles and noteworthy pedigreed consignments (which have previously ranged from the ex-Shell Opel that set the world’s fuel mileage record to a...

Prices for “Blue Chip” cars such as Auburn Speedsters remain strong.

2014 Prewar Market Report

The usual suspects remain hot, but there but there are still bargains to be had By Gerald Perschbacher (LL.D.) Editor’s note: Longtime Old Cars Weekly readers recognize Gerald Perschbacher as an expert in the prewar field through his many articles and columns. Perschbacher’s expertise extends to his work as a pricing adviser to Old...

Monterey 2014 Travel Guide

Heading to the Monterey Peninsula this August for the week-long collector car  extravaganza? Here are some of the main attractions – from concours to auctions: Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Aug. 17, 10:30 a.m. Location: 18th Fairway of the Pebble Beach Golf Links 831-622-1700 info@pebblebeachconcours.net www.pebblebeachconcours.net First conducted in 1950, the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance...

England's John Biggs navigates his 1904 Ford during the Commemorative Run between London and Brighton, England.  He will be part of the 28th Annual New London to New Brighton Run on Saturday, August 9, 2014.

REVISED: Minnesota Antique Car Run announces tour stops

  The New London to New Brighton Antique Car Run is scheduled to begin at 7 am on Saturday, August 9, from New London’s Peace Lutheran Church parking lot. The Run will feature 60+ veteran cars from 1908 or earlier and any 2 cylinder vehicles through 1915. They will come to Minnesota to tour...

Auction offers cars, trucks and possible Capone gun

North Central Sales Auction will be offering you a glimpse back in time and pieces of famed history on Aug. 16-18 in Rudolph, Wis.  Travel with us back to the mid-19th century with the Fisher family. Carl and Beverly married and purchased a beautiful farm on Plum Road from the late Alexander Keyawa.  The...

A parade of very rare high wheel motor buggies—true horseless carriages—built between 1895 and 1915 will be showcased and driven during the Red Barns Spectacular car show. During the infancy of the automobile, some states passed Red Flag laws, requiring a person to carry a red flag and walk ahead of each car to warn others on the road. (Photo courtesy Gilmore Car Museum)

1,200 show vehicles and more head to Red Barns Spectacular

HICKORY CORNERS, Mich –  You’ve waited all summer for the “Grand Daddy” of all car shows and now it’s time for the RED BARNS SPECTACULAR at the Gilmore Car Museum on Saturday, Aug.2, from 8 am-4 pm. The name says it all—it’s the area’s oldest and largest antique, classic, and special interest and collector...

1931 Chrysler CG Imperial Waterhouse Convertible Victoria (Photo Credit Darin Schnabel © 2014 Courtesy of RM Auctions)

RM gears up for Motor City auction

RM Auctions will hold its 20th annual Michigan sale, July 26, in Plymouth. The firmly rooted Motor City sale, the official auction of the Concours d’Elegance of America at St. John’s, is a staple on the North American collector car calendar, and it has carved a reputation over the past two decades as one...