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2014 Prewar Market Report

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

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 … More »

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Q&A with Kit Foster: August 14, 2014


Q. I found this emblem in an antique store and would like to identify what year Pontiac it came from. It has a large nut on the back, and the bright work looks like a combination of chrome and nickel. … More »

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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 … More »

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Q&A with Kit Foster: August 7, 2014


Q. I bought a 1958 Biscayne in which the interior had been redone. Whoever did the headliner covered the mounting area for the sun visors. There is a nickel-sized hole on the driver’s side, which I have searched with my … More »

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REVISED: Minnesota Antique Car Run announces tour stops

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.

  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 … More »

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A-1 Auto Salvage to hold auction, then close

1936 Plymouth two door.

A-1 Auto Salvage & Recycling will offer its stash of prewar to 1970s cars, trucks and parts to collectors in a no-reserve sale Sept. 20. More »

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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 … More »

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Grand opening set for Lincoln Motor Car Heritage Museum


The Gilmore Car Museum will hold the grand opening of the Lincoln Motor Car Heritage Museum on Aug. 9. More »

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Q&A with Kit Foster: July 31, 2014

Q. Your recent Q&A columns about the first power windows (May 8, June 26) reminded me of an encounter a few years ago at a Flint Region AACA car show in Michigan. I met an old couple who, as I … More »

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

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)

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 … More »

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