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Prewar car and truck barn find collection in Enid, Okla., to be offered by VanDerBrink Auctions

A row of coupes at the Oliver Jordon Collection in Enid, Okla., to be offered by VanDerBrink Auctions, LLC.

Beginning in 1945, Oliver Jordan stashed old iron. Now his collection of cars and trucks from the 1910s-’50s will be sold by VanDerBrink Auctions. More »

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More Chevrolet cars and trucks from the VanDerBrink Auctions sale of the Lambrecht Collection

This coral-and-white 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Sport Sedan (four-door hardtop) had just 45,000 miles. Like the many other '57 four-doors in this sale, it had a V-8 engine and sold strong. However, it's $9,000 winning bid was a better deal than the rougher 1957 four-door One-Fifty sedan and Two-Ten sedan that sold for as much or slightly more.

Prices were strong in the Lambrecht Chevrolet collection auction in Pierce, Nebraska, Sept. 27-28. VanDerBrink Auctions, with assistance from Proxibid, started off selling NOS Chevy parts higher than market value. Hub cap sets sold for $400 and other ridiculous prices … More »

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Lambrecht low-mileage Chevrolet collection in Pierce: What will they sell for at VanDerBrink sale?

This 1963 Impala Sport Coupe has a ridiculously low XXX miles and was always stored inside Lambrecht Chevrolet. Look for it to be one of the high sellers.

Approximately 40 days before the VanDerBrink Auctions sale of the Lambrecht Chevrolet Collection in Pierce, Nebraska, on Sept. 28-29, the 50 never-sold Chevy cars and trucks and 500 low-mileage trade-in cars and trucks were already attracted heated online bids. Yvette … More »

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Chevrolet vehicles with low mileage unearthed by VanDerBrink

If your oil pressure rises for unrestored-originals like mine does, you’re in a very special time right now, especially if you like low-mileage Chevrolet cars and trucks. In more than 30 years of reading car publications old and new, I … More »

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Lambrecht Collection auction to offer 1950s Chevys with less than 10 miles

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New Old Chevys UPDATE: Find the complete list of cars from the Lambrecht Collection here.Inventory_Preliminary-2 By Ron Kowalke Pierce, Neb., will have the feel of the past Sept. 28, when fall meant the arrival of the eagerly anticipated launch of … More »

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Bringing home a ‘barn find’

While many of us in the old car hobby dream of stumbling across a dusty but otherwise all-original vehicle in a barn, it’s a very rare occurrence. That is not to say that it doesn’t happen.

Just about any barn find is able to be transported in a trailer, and many are towable, while a few can actually be driven home. However, sometimes what is towable or “trailerable” (and maybe should be) is transformed into drivable. Here’s how to do it. More »

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VanDerBrink Auctions offers glimpse at Lambrecht low-mileage Chevrolet collection

A 1978 Chevrolet Corvette Pace Car with less than 5 miles will be part of the Lambrecht Collection sale.

With excitement growing for the dispersal of the Ray and Mildred Lambrecht Collection of low-mileage Chevrolets, Yvette VanDerBrink has offered us this preview of the nearly 500 cars and trucks that will go up for bids Sept. 28 in Pierce, … More »

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Barn-find Jag E-Type to be restored

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A 1961 Jaguar E-Type “Flat Floor” Roadster which has sat dormant in a garage for more than 30 years will be restored by British restorers Classic Motor Cars of Bridgnorth (CMC). This car was the 60th to leave the production … More »

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Car of the Week: 1936 Oldsmobile L-36 touring sedan

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Larry Severson liked old cars but didn’t own one when he came across his “barn find” 1936 Oldsmobile L-36 sedan back in 1991. He didn’t consider himself a likely candidate to rescue an old machine, that’s for sure. More »

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Champion barn find: Long-lost ’32 Ford was drag-racing star

This 1932 Ford was built for the first World Series of Drag Racing, and after that 1954 race, it was parked and never run again.

A barn find with history: 1932 Ford Deluxe three-window coupe was a winner at first World Series of Drag Racing. More »

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