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Illinois yard closing with auction

  DANVERS, Ill. – After 55 years in business, Gus Miller is looking forward to a well-earned retirement. Miller’s The Old Salvage Yard has been in business for over 55 years and is one of the few dwindling breed of vintage iron salvage yards left that have not faced their demise due to urban encroachment...

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The McAvoy Collection Auction

By Yvette Vanderbrink One thing great about the country we live in is that America gives us the freedom to do anything that we want to do. Kerry McAvoy, is no exception. This southern gentleman started from humble beginnings in Wilks County, Georgia. His dad farmed and owned a sawmill where Kerry helped his...

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Road Art collection coming to southeast Wisconsin

Mecum Auctions to offer 1,200 lots from the finest single collection of investment-grade Road Art collectibles known Walworth, WI – More than 1,200 of the finest collectible Road Art items ever offered at public auction will come together this Oct. 20-22 in Walworth, Wis., as Mecum Auctions hosts The Road Art Collection Auction at...

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Unfinished Business: WWII veteran’s Mustang gets a makeover

By Al Rogers   In 1969, Harry Donovan purchased a used low-mileage ‘67 Mustang for his wife Marie, from longtime friend and army veteran Budd Carson, owner of Carson Ford in Plainfield, Ind. Marie Donovan loved her Mustang and drove it regularly until her passing in 2000. As a tribute to his late wife, Harry...

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Henry Kissinger’s Lincoln Continental Limousine up for sale

Rare Offering of Diplomat and Nobel Peace Prize Recipient Personal Limo at no Reserve Austin, Texas –  Dan Kruse Classics, one of the world’s premier boutique collector car auction houses, has announced the opportunity to bid on Henry Kissinger’s personal Lincoln Continental Limousine at the 42nd Annual Hill Country Classic in Austin, Texas on...

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Museum receives bequest of rare 1937 Packard Twelve Coupe Roadster

(WARREN, OHIO) –  The National Packard Museum is proudly displaying a rare 1937 Packard Twelve Coupe Roadster, the gift of the late Edward Lozick of Cleveland, Ohio, a long-time museum member and benefactor. Due to its stunning beauty and rarity, Mr. Lozick reserved the vehicle for the museum’s permanent collection many years ago. An...

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‘Micro Cars: Mini Wonders’ opens at Packard Museum

WARREN, Ohio _ “Tiny-mania” has swept America!  From tiny houses to tiny vegetables, anything small is popular today! The National Packard Museum will embrace the tiny fad by bringing back its popular microcar exhibit: “Micro Cars: Mini Wonders.” This special exhibit opened Sept. 3 and will showcase 10 of the smallest and most unusual...

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ACD Auto Museum inducts Terrence E. Adderley

Terence E. Adderley was officially inducted into the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum Hall of Distinguished Service on Thursday, September 1, 2016. The Hall of Distinguished Service is the highest honor the museum bestows. Adderley is the fifth inductee into theHall of Distinguished Service, joining A. Mearl Bisel, Dean V. Kruse, DelMar Johnson and Robert Sbarge. A watercolor portrait...

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Gilmore Museum set for big weekend

This weekend will be a busy one for the Gilmore Car Museum in  Hickory Corners,Mich., beginning Friday with a Movie Night Under the Stars featuring the car lover’s classic “American Graffiti.” Festivities will continue through Sunday with the 22nd annual Muscle Cars PLUS Car Show and Swap Meet. The museum is also featuring the final week of...

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Corvette Funfest 2017 to celebrate 1967 ‘Vette

The 2017 Corvette Funfest in Effingham, Ill. will honor the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Corvette. Mid America Motorworks will host the event Sept. 14-17. The Largest Corvette Party in the World will celebrate the 1967 Corvette Sting Ray. Corvette Funfest attracts thousands of Corvette Enthusiasts from around the country, as well as internationally,...