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Raleigh Classic report

By Charles Farley The Raleigh Classic was held June 23-24 at the NC State Fairgrounds. The turnout was good despite the constant threat of thunderstorms. If you were looking to sell your pickup truck, this was the place to be this weekend. The Agriculture industry must be prospering, as farm tractors joined...

Tips and tricks to make your next door assembly easier

Mounting door hinges and hanging doors is one of those restoration steps that professionals — such as the guys at Ken’s Klassics in Muscoda, Wis. — make look easy. But as many novices can attest, it can be a frustrating job, especially for first-timers, and frought with trial-and-error learning.

First glance at Raleigh Auction: Low Miles = Huge Smiles

Photo and Report submitted by Charles H. Farley Unrestored, original examples with documented low miles was the formula that led to huge smiles from the buyers, the sellers and the Auctions America LLC staff at the Raleigh Classic, held Dec. 7 and 8 at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds. A bevy...

Car of the Week: 1956 Mercury Montclair

For the most part, Jim Miller's 1956 Mercury Montclair appears to be pretty much a stock machine. But something isn’t quite right about the roof. It looks like the roof of a Ford Crown Victoria, the Montclair’s more celebrated stablemate from the 1950s.
1940 Mercury

21st Century Orphans find home at Iola 2012

By Phil Hall For 2012, 21st Century Orphans will take over the feature tent and display areas to the south of the F+W Media building for the July 12-15 event in Iola, Wis. But what in the world are the 21st Century Orphans that are being celebrated as the theme of...

The sale also featured 50 cars, including a 2011 Pebble Beach class-winning 1936 Ford Model 48 Cabriolet which brought $396,000 (below). The unique car features coachwork by Gläser and a 1935 model-year front end. Photo courtesy of RM Auctions

RM sells 50 cars from Dingman Collection

RM Auctions rang up $9.88 million in sales with 100 percent of all lots sold at its Dingman Collection 2012 auction in Hamption, N.H., June 9-10. The Dingman Collection represented many years of careful and meticulous acquisition by prominent businessman, investor and philanthropist, Michael Dingman, a former Ford Motor Co. director....