Follow-Up On The 236 Barn Finds Going To Auction!

This is an update on the C. Louis Abelove car collection located in New York Mills, NY with 236 cars under liquidation through an online auction conducted by Collar City Auction company, found here Collar City Auctions. reported… more»

236 Barn Finds At Auction In Upstate New York!

It is a shame not to meet or speak with C. Louis Abelove, Esquire for this article and his upcoming auction on November 22, 2021 because it is quite apparent that one of his passions in life has been… more»

Well-Preserved Survivor: 1971 Ford F-100 Styleside 390

There are nothing but good things to say about this 1971 Ford F-100 Sport Custom Styleside pickup truck including the pictures provided and the well-written description in the seller’s listing. It’s being offered here on eBay with a current… more»

Like-New 1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS Z/28

Tell Momma she’s gotta hide the bank book and the credit cards: The condition of this car will positively blow your mind and you may uncontrollably have the urge to BUY IT.  When so many people moved west to… more»

Stately Elegance: 1939 Packard Model 1708 Limousine

At the searing height of the Great Depression, America’s wealthy class and its statesmen were driven in some very stately cars, particularly cars like this 1939 Packard Twelve, Seventeenth Series.  Governor and President Roosevelt were often found in the… more»

Rarity Found In Texas: 1932 Chevy Panel Delivery

On July 8, 1932, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at its lowest point during the Great Depression: 41.22, down from the high just three years earlier of 381.17.  The automobile industry, like most other American businesses at the… more»

Modern Classic? 1997 Mazda Miata MX-5 “M” Edition

Mazda certainly knows how to market cars.  Take the ubiquitous Mazda MX-5, for example–it came out in 1989 as a $14,000 second childhood/midlife crisis machine and sold nearly 59,000 cars in the U.S. for sales years 1989 and 1990… more»

Rare 1979 Ford F-250 Crew Cab Short Bed 4×4

Smack me if I’m wrong: the classic and collector pickup truck market has been a-BOOMIN’ with hammer prices for trucks like this beautiful Medium Copper Metallic Ford F-250 Crew Cab Styleside 4 x 4 reflecting sharp demand and intense… more»

66k Mile Barn Find: 1971 Chevrolet Corvette

If angels could speak, this 1971 C3 Corvette Stingray Coupe would tell us a story of 43 long years spent in the out-of-doors.  In Oklahoma.  In the winter, summer, during tornadoes.  And only 66,000 sweet miles of memories before… more»

Estate Sale Find: 1965 Austin Healey MkIII BJ8

This Big Healey has apparently led the good life, living in Los Gatos, CA, the current owner enjoying her for 20 years with only one other owner since new.  It’s a splendid 1965 sports convertible, Ice Blue Metallic and… more»

Fantasy F-14 Tomcat For Sale: 1987 Pulse AutoCycle

This Owosso Pulse AutoCycle, otherwise known as the BD-200, comes from the drawing board of Jim Bede, an airplane designer, and from the manifestation of an entrepreneurial vision of David Vaughn, who brought the fledgling company from Scranton, Iowa… more»

House Included! Collection Liquidation In Michigan

This is one of 2020’s more challenging Barn Finds assignments, the kind that’s hard to peel away once you’ve seen it.  The seller has made a posting on Craigslist with 24 photos and some terse descriptions of some of… more»

Boxes And Boxes: 1950s Jaguar D-Type Project

For heaven’s sake don’t let the children look over your shoulder at this car’s post for fear they’ll have night sweats about aliens! Well, hopefully, this big-boy car kit in YOUR garage doesn’t give YOU night sweats of a… more»

20k Documented Miles: 1969 Ford Mustang GT Fastback

Everything about this car is so clean, maybe even spotless. Even the photographs were taken when the light was best to show off the Indian Fire (“Y” Color Code) paint. This 1969 Ford Mustang GT Fastback (officially: “Sportsroof”) can… more»

Rare Denver Broncos Edition: 1975 Ford Bronco

This is a truck especially for Colorado readers–a 1975 Ford Bronco Denver Broncos Special Edition.  Ford’s promotional wizardry sold 214 of the Special Edition Broncos in 1975, and this particular car was one of only 96 built with the… more»

Historical Barn Find: 1930 Delahaye Type 109

This is an historical automobile, a 1930 Delahaye Type 109, 9cv, preserved in an untypically perfect patina that should never be washed off or repainted. Though it is a modest car by all accounts, its history is uncomfortable, perhaps… more»

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