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Jim Saturley went through a trailer today and found more stuff. There are interior parts and chrome we think are for the ’61 Impala. Rooting around in the cargo area of the Nomad revealed a rebuilt, plastic-wrapped Chevy V-8, probably a ’68 or ’69; we’ll be looking for numbers on Friday. Bob’s friend Arthur pointed […]

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Bob’s Cars

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In addition to being a superb autobody man, painter and mechanic Bob Fleischmann was my friend. He died last September and left his wife Jean with a storage building full of project cars. They are going to be auctioned on Saturday, August 12 at the storage building in Portsmouth, NH at 11AM, all on bills […]

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Bob’s Cars/The-cars-of-Bob

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My friend Bob Fleischmann died last September. We did stupid car stuff, including the 1980 U.S. Express from Merrick, Long Island to Redondo Beach, California in his Pantera in 42 hours 57 minutes. His widow, Jean, has an overdue rent bill for storage of Bob’s project cars that we’re trying to help her get out […]

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Barrett-Jackson, Northeast, Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, Connecticut, June 22-24, 2017

Barrett-Jackson returned to the Northeast for its second round June 22-24, 2017. A measure of the success of B-J’s foray into New England is the price of admission on Saturday: The same $75 that B-J charges for a Saturday ticket at its original Scottsdale auction at WestWorld. Spectator traffic may have been impeded by a […]

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Auction Cars on the Amelia Island Fairway

One of the pleasures of walking the fairways and lawns at Amelia Island, Greenwich, Concours d’Elegance of America and Pebble Beach is that old friends always turn up. There are human old friends, and we spend time catching up on business, trends, neat cars and families. And there are car old friends. It’s like walking […]

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