David Snyder paints John Oates Guitar for The Amelia Island Foundation

We met artist, David Snyder at Amelia Island Concours 2019.  Within the last few years, he has begun painting guitars for charity, raising as much as $105,000 for “Curing Kids with Cancer” at a recent Mecum’s Auction.  His latest endeavor (pictured here) was to raise money for The Amelia Island Foundation.  He painted all 7…

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Author Burt Levy at Amelia Island Concours 2019

Burt Levy takes automotive historical fiction to a whole new level with his (so far 6) book series, beginning with “The Last Open Road.” We found him at Amelia Island Concours 2019 dispensing wisdom and jokes in no particular order. To reach Burt: thinkfast@mindspring.com www.LastOpenRoad.com T: (708) 383-7203

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Great automobilia art at Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance 2019

Craig and Pamela Booth have been portraying (you and your classic car) with whimsey and passion in clay, since the mid 1980s. Come by and see their beautiful artwork in the Ritz Carlton hallways at Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance the next few days. Each piece takes 6-8 weeks and may include such details as an…

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1932 HUDSON 1/4 SCALE FACTORY CAR MODEL

1932 HUDSON 1/4 SCALE FACTORY CAR MODEL Estimate $30,000 – $40,000 Dec 8, 2018 Sold for $15,000 “RARE” 1932 Hudson 4 Door Sedan 1/4 Scale Factory Car Model. According to Ken Poynter writing in the Summer 2000 edition of the Hudson Triangle – Journal of the Hudson/EssexTerraplane Society there were only 12 of these amazing…

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A Don Edmunds Hisso Series Gilmore Special Gas-Powered Model Race Car

A Don Edmunds Hisso Series Gilmore Special Gas-Powered Estimate $2,000 – $3,000 Dec 8, 2018 Sold for $1,000 A Don Edmunds Hisso Series Gilmore Special Gas-Powered Model Race Car, late 20th century Marks: DON EDMUNDS, AUTORESEARCH, HISSO-12 7 x 18-1/4 x 8-1/2 inches (17.8 x 46.4 x 21.6 cm) (car, overall) Condition: Some dirt accretions…

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1956 NASH RAMBLER SEDAN 1/4 SCALE STYLING MODEL

1956 NASH RAMBLER SEDAN 1/4 SCALE STYLING MODEL Estimate $5,000 – $7,000 Dec 8, 2018 Sold for $4,100 RARE” 1956 Nash Rambler Custom 4 Door Sedan 1/4 Scale Styling Model. This model is the final accepted body design model. The absence of door handles, badges, and hood ornament shows this model would have been made…

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RARE” 1919 Cadillac Type 57 Limousine 1/8 Scale Factory Model

MILESTONE AUCTIONS – Willoughby, OH Estimate $30,000 – $40,000Dec 8, 2018 Sold for $20,000 “RARE” 1919 Cadillac Type 57 Limousine 1/8 Scale Factory Model. This wonderful Factory Model was made in the Cadillac factory in 1919. Used for display at the 1919 New Your Auto Show and other shows throughout the country. This is one…

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Ed Kovach, 1931 Rolls Royce model car

Ed Kovach, 1931 Rolls Royce model car WRIGHT AUCTIONS – Chicago Il Ed Kovach 1931 Rolls Royce model car. c. 2008 enameled steel, rubber, plastic, brass 28 w × 9 d × 9 h in (71 × 23 × 23 cm) This unique model was handmade by Chicago-based toy and model maker, Ed Kovach. Estimate…

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“Built for Adventure and Built to Thrill”

The Classic Automobiles of Clive Cussler and Dirk Pitt. A gorgeous tour through Clive Cussler’s outstanding collection of rare, classic, and antique automobiles. Fans of Clive Cussler’s bestselling Dirk Pitt series know that his hero has a soft spot for rare and classic automobiles…and that the vehicles that appear in the novels are actually part…

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1:24 1978 Lincoln Contential MkV shipping now

Automodello is shipping their 1:24 scale Automodello ONE24™ 1978 Lincoln Continental Mark V Diamond Jubilee Editions this week (Jan 22nd, 2019).  When this Lincoln was released in 1978 it marked the 75thanniversary of Ford Motor Company and was the first American production car to break $20,000.  It is available in Diamond Blue or Jubilee Gold and they’ve…

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1948 Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Sport Coupe by Ilario Models

1948 Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Sport Coupe, S/N 110101, by Ilario Models. New 1:18 scale limited edition pieces from Ilario Chiera. Original Paris show car in Green, and as later restored in Blue. As with all Ilario editions, both are built to extremely high standards, and are very limited. Only 60 of each version have been…

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Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction – Jan 12-20

At its 48th Annual Scottsdale Auction, Barrett-Jackson has lined up an incredible offering of more than 1,600 items, including two outstanding collections. Automobilia Director Rory Brinkman provides a preview of what promises to be a record-setting Automobilia Auction.https://www.barrett-jackson.com/Media/Home/Video/304891572

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Mecum Auctions hot rod for Vietnam Veterans!

Mecum Auctions had a special hot rod displayed for Vietnam Veterans.  All veterans are invited to sign the hotrod and get their photo taken.  They also had a small ceremony and gave Allen Spurlin (AutoMobilia’s pin-up girl finder) a commemorative button for his service.  Very nice and heartwarming display and really nice to see our…

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Beautiful Kelley Tire Sign at Mecum Road Art!

Kelly Tires sign – would be a cornerstone of any serious collection – on sale at Mecum’s Road Art Auction this week!  Current bid – $50,000, and it could go $100,000 or higher. https://www.mecum.com/lots/FR0119-366906/kelly-tires-two-ssp-with-original-ring/ Absolutely beautiful!

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Real Art Replicas offer Beautiful Jordan 191, Formula 1

Real Art Replicas offer Beautiful Jordan 191, Formula 1 Real Art Replicas is offering this handcrafted resin model of what many consider to be the most beautiful Formula 1 car ever raced, the Jordan 191. This particular model is the #32 Jordan 191 – Team 7UP Formula 1 car that Michael Schumacher made his Formula…

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Private Sale Adventcalendar-Automobilia Ladenburg

Private Sale Adventcalendar-Automobilia Ladenburg For all those looking for a suitable Christmas present for themselves or others … Automobilia Ladenburg Advent Calendar … from Dec 1 until Dec 24, between 4 and 24 items are offered for direct sale every day. On the 6th of December, they will give away all 14 articles that will…

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Final LEGO Technic Porsche 911 GT3 RS Scale Model Rolls Off The Line

Final LEGO Technic Porsche 911 GT3 RS Scale Model Rolls Off The Line LEGO Technic and Porsche are officially ceasing production of the 911 GT3 RS 1:8 scale model, which was initially launched back in 2016. Thankfully, its replacement is being described as “a new treat”. To make this a proper send-off, the two companies…

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HUGE 2-DAY SIGN & ADVERTISING AUCTION

HUGE 2-DAY SIGN & ADVERTISING AUCTION Friday December 14th & Saturday December 15 Located:  Sioux Falls Convention Center, Sioux Falls, SD 800+ Lots over 2-days!  Gas, Oil, Auto, Tire, Soda, Coca-Cola, & more!  Lots of LARGE SIGNS!  Neon’s, Gas Pumps, Gas Globes, Soda Machines, Juke Boxes, and more!  More info coming soon! GIRARD AUCTION &…

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Motorsport Network acquired largest private collection of Ferrari images in the world.

Motorsport Network acquired largest private collection of Ferrari images in the world. Motorsport Network has acquired the archives of renowned photographer Ercole Colombo, which includes the largest private collection of Ferrari images in the world. The collection will add a rich supplement to the Motorsport Images digital archive that now holds 23+ million assets. www.motorsportimages.com

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Enzo Ferrari biography by Luca Dal Monte available

Enzo Ferrari biography by Luca Dal Monte available The biography of Enzo Ferrari by Luca Dal Monte, is one of six finalists for the prestigious “Motoring Book of the Year” award. And deservedly so! At over 900 pages, the book is a tome, and at first appears daunting. Yet, it is fascinating! Bloody well written!…

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3 New Bugatti model cars from Ilario now available!

3 New Bugatti model cars from Ilario now available! Three all new Bugatti models from Ilario are now available. Pictured is the 1:18 scale – ‘37 Bugatti Type 57SC Atalante s/n 57562 as originally built and restored in black & yellow. Hand built limited edition of only 50. www.ilario.com

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New automobilia auction co – Ni-Cola Classics

New automobilia auction co – Ni-Cola Classics Ni-Cola Classics – Automobilia Auctions out of Germany is new to the scene, holding their 2nd auction on Nov 3rd.  Pictured here is  an original large photo from the private collection of Enzo Ferrari. Bidding opened at $6600.  For more info. www.nicola-ac.de

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