Old Cars Weekly

Ferrari headlines the RM Sotheby’s Los Angeles sale Dec. 8

  LOS ANGELES, California  – RM Sotheby’s announced the addition of a 1956 Ferrari 290 MM with significant motorsport pedigree ahead of The Petersen Automotive Museum Auction on December 8th. Campaigned by Scuderia Ferrari for the 1956 and 1957 seasons, the fully matching-numbers, Ferrari Classiche-certified racer was piloted by an amazing assortment of factory...

The National Packard Museum presents “The Battle for Packard’s Estate Part II: Packard Music Hall” on October 26th

The National Packard Museum will present The Battle for Packard’s Estate Part II: Packard Music Hall,” a dramatization of the legal challenges to W.D. Packard’s Last Will and Testament that lasted from 1940 until 1955. This entertaining and educational program will be presented at the museum on Friday, October 26, 2018 at 6:00 PM....

The Clyde Brown Estate sale in review

Nobody knew that Clyde Brown had treasures hoarded away at his home and in sheds. Not until after he passed away did his family realize the vast amount of his treasures. Outside of Hartford, Wisc. was an overgrown shed that was packed full of old cars. The family asked around and...

Hackett Auto Museum launches speaker series on Oct. 24

(Jackson, Mich.) – The Hackett Auto Museum announced the inaugural season of its professional speaker series. The series will present four civic engagement events for the Jackson community this winter to educate attendees about the city’s rich automotive heritage. “We are proud to bring a speaker lineup that is diverse, educational, inspirational and...

Sloan Museum adds 1968 Buick LeSabre to collection

Flint, MI – Sloan Museum has added a 1968 Flint-built Buick LeSabre to its automotive collection, generously donated by Carol and Jim Lenas. The Buick carries a family history with it, and will help the museum to present stories about family life, travel, migration, automotive culture, consumer culture, and more. Carol Lenas’s father...

10 Best License Plates: A Colorful History

Story courtesy of Carrentals.com When the average American thinks of license plates, it’s often hour-long delays and lines at the DMV that come to mind. But what many people don’t know, is that vehicle registration is far more interesting than simply two pieces of metal and renewal tags. In fact, the...

Diverse offerings made for exciting results at Bonhams’ Simeone Automobile Museum auction

Philadelphia – A pleasant atmosphere of enthusiastic connoisseurs and incredible automobiles permeated the annual auction at the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum in Pennsylvania on October 8th. With cars spanning the 20th century, from early American makes to mid-century European brands to modern collectibles, the unique sale offered something for every budget and taste. Diverse...

Learn about Racing History at the Saratoga Automobile Museum

Saturday, November 24 at the Saratoga Automobile Museum Racing enthusiasts and visitors will be able to enjoy a variety of activities for Lost Speedways 2018. Special thanks to Bob James of Bobco Video, for providing videos featuring racing legends CD Coville and Jack Johnson, among others. The videos will be run...