Collections

Big Estate Sale: Mostly Fords and Model Trains!

When I see an estate sale involving several cars, I always wonder how they came to be gathered in one location and why. Case-in-point is this group of 21 cars located in a huge garage on a large piece… more»

No Reserve Gems! Hall Living Estate Auction

Packard and Pontiac, luxury and muscle, trucks, a tractor, and even a Steinway grand piano are all selling with no reserve as the assets of the Phil Hall Collection and the Phil and Roxanne Hall living estate go to… more»

Huge Stash Of Cars Found On Pennsylvania Farm

One of Barn Find’s readers, Stephen Liebert, turned us on to a large collection of cars and trucks located up in the Northeast. It’s owned by Dave Rapp who used to be in the car business in Long Island,… more»

Extensive Montana Collection of Cars and Trucks

Located outside of Great Falls, Montana lies a collection of 415 cars, trucks, farm implements, and even a bridge, all for sale. Some are stored indoors and probably run, but the rest are outdoors and may have been there… more»

3 for 1: Trio of Metropolitans

The Metropolitan was a small economy car, a subcompact before the term was even invented. It was built in England for American Motors between 1953-61. Early editions would be badged as both Nash and Hudson automobiles and later as… more»

Mopars and More – Collection for Sale!

From an automotive treasure trove near Warrensburg, Missouri comes this collection of classic cars and trucks. The sad and all-too-frequent story of declining health forces the sale of this eclectic collection. The vehicles are not identified in the listing… more»

Greatest Barn Find Ever: The World’s Largest Collection of British Automobiles

Many of us know the pain of having to make room for a new project by getting rid of an old one. It’s hard to part with a car, especially one in which you’ve invested time and effort; a… more»

Cars, Parts, and Tools: Shop Liquidation Sale

Here’s one we don’t often see on Barn Finds. A situation where the seller is letting everything go, from cars and parts to tools and possibly even the building and property all this resides in/on. You may be able… more»

Jeeps, Cadillacs and More: 41 Cars and Trucks

Most car collectors tend to focus on a particular brand, period, or body type. But in the case of the Moizard couple out of Strathcona Country, Alberta, Canada, they have a little bit of everything here. This is a… more»

Treasure Trove? Stash of Ford and GM Parts

More times than not, when you see a bunch of parts and components stored in a building, there is no rhyme or reason to what’s there or any organization to what you see. In short, you tend to find… more»

American Motors Collection Up For Auction!

  Those of us who remember American Motors Corporation will recall names like Gremlin, Javelin, Matador, Pacer and Rambler… and even if you aren’t a fan of their work, you’ll appreciate the excellent condition of this collection, up for… more»

Field of Dreams: Huge Montana Collection For Sale!

If you find yourself out roaming around anywhere near Great Falls, Montana, there’s a treasure trove of old cars, trucks, tractors, trailers, boats, toys and other assorted stuff to be found. It’s all for sale, including both restored and… more»

Not a Fire Sale! Mopar Muscle Project Cars

Walking the fine line between “collection” and “junk yard” comes this multi-car sale outside Denver, Colorado. The listing here on Craigslist is little more than a teaser. Some folks don’t mind answering the same questions over and over again… more»

Chevy Extravaganza! 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air And Others

This is probably the most unusual listing that I have come across in a while. It states, “My old man passed, digging these out, selling at Wachter auctions in Sykesville, MD in May or June, Rip“.  And that’s it…. more»

Todd’s Rods! What’s in the Garage?

Before reading on, take your best guess to identify each of the vehicles visible here! For my 1000th Barnfinds post (and after multiple requests) I’m sharing a glimpse of the current fleet here on Fitch Mountain aka Todd’s Island… more»

Chevrolets, Fords and More! Private Muscle Car Collection

The owner of a private collection of muscle cars and other vehicles is beginning to downsize and has appointed a curator who is responsible for selling at least nine automobiles – with more to follow later. The cars are… more»