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30th Annual Iowa Gas Swap Meet 2016

John Logsdon and Ron Hoyt from Iowa Gas Swap Meet announced the schedule for their 30th annual show. Changes for the August 3-5 event include a condensed format. The Iowa Gas Auction, conducted by Rich Penn Auctions, will headline the program beginning at noon on Wednesday, August 3. Vending for the swap meet will...

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Ault Park Concours d’Elegance set June 12

CINCINNATI, OH – The 39th annual Ault Park Concours d’Elegance will be held on Sunday, June 12, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Cincinnati’s Ault Park. This year’s featured marque is Ferrari and special displays include “100 Years of BMW,” “The Cars of Donald Healey,” “All-American Workhorse – the Pickup Truck” and “50th...

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Carlisle Events 2016 preview

2016 marks the 42nd season of operation for Carlisle Events with 11 events on the season schedule, plus four collector car auctions. Of the 11 events, eight are held at the Carlisle Pa. Fairgrounds. Aside from the “home schedule,” Carlisle Events hosts an event in Allentown as well as two in Lakeland, Fla. The...

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Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles adds to its collection

Boyertown, PA – The Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles announced the newest addition to its fine collection of Pennsylvania-built automobiles—a 1915 Pullman Speedster. This fine automobile is actually a reconstruction of a 1914 Gentleman’s Roadster or Speedster built by a noted historian and Pullman restorer. Using original specifications from the Pullman Motor Car Company,...

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NSM Insurance Group acquires Heacock Classic

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. — NSM Insurance Group has acquired Heacock Classic, a division of Heacock Insurance Group that provides collector car insurance. This marks NSM Insurance Group’s third acquisition in the collector car insurance industry. Heacock Classic, originally CollectorGuard, was established under the Heacock Insurance Group umbrella in 1990 by Ford Heacock III. Over the...

Mecum Auctions returns to Houston

Mecum Auctions will return to Houston for its fifth consecutive year April 14-16 with prospective buyers from across the nation converging the NRG Center for the auctioning of an estimated 1,000 American muscle cars, Corvettes, classics, hot rods, resto mods and more set to cross the auction block. Among the auction’s main attractions is...

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America On Wheels Museum debuts Cars of the 20th Century

Allentown, PA – America On Wheels Museum announced the debut of their changing exhibit, A Century of Performance – Cars of the 20th Century. The exhibit debuts for (6) months beginning April 16th beginning at 10 a.m.  There will be a private sneak-peak opening at 9:30 a.m. for museum members. The exhibit will run through October 30th....

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Cord L-29 takes home FIVA Preservation Award

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – The Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) recently announded that the  Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens (FIVA), launched World Motoring Heritage Year with the presentation of a special preservation award at the 2016 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. The FIVA award for the Best Preserved Vehicle was presented for the circa 1930 Cord L-29...

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Variety is the spice of life for Amelia Island

By Rich Luckin va-ri-e-ty: The quality or state of having different forms or types (Webster’s New Ideal Dictionary). Well, that really sums up my experience, along with 32,000 other people, at the 21st annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance held at The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island, Florida. Pick a name and most likely that car would be represented....

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Gilmore Car Museum pre-WWII event

Hickory Corners, MI – The Gilmore Car Museum near Kalamazoo, MI celebrates its golden anniversary with an all-new event in honor of its founder with “The Donald Gilmore Classic.”  This pre-WWII car show and swap meet will be held Saturday, May 21st, with a driving tour taking place on Friday, May 20th. The Museum, which...