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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...

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Celebrity cars added to Auctions America Burbank sale

As the California sale nears, Auctions America has added several new highlights for its second annual Burbank auction, July 31-Aug. 2, including a stunning 1966 Shelby 427 Cobra, once owned by British Touring Car Champion Frank Sytner, a highly desirable 1990 Ferrari F40, formerly owned by rock legend Rod Stewart, and a 1970 Chevrolet...

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Q&A with Kit Foster: July 24, 2014

Q. I have a pair of headlight assemblies and I cannot figure out what car they came from. They are electric driving lights with lenses from the Warner-Patterson Co. of Chicago, and have raised sections on the glass. I cannot find any markings on the assembly body. It appears the headlights are duo, set...

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GAA Classic Car auction features DarCars Collection

The upcoming GAA Classic Car Auction to be held July 24-26 at the “Palace” in Greensboro NC looks to be the best ever. With 475 cars crossing the block and 75 of them at NO RESERVE, including the famous DarCars Collection, bidding is expected to surpass all previous records.   A 1957 Mercedes Benz...

Celebrate 2014 Collector Car Appreciation Day with us at Iola

This Friday — July 11, 2014 — marks the fifth time that Collector Car Appreciation Day is recognized nationally. Why not honor the collector car hobby at the Iola Old Car Show with your friends from Old Cars Weekly? New under the Old Cars Tent this year will be hobby speakers Yvette VanDerBrink, Joe...