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10-22-2016, 10:02 PM
Does anyone have any details about this auction sale?

10-22-2016, 10:26 PM
There is information I posted here. I talked to his daughter last evening and I believe an auction will be a next course of action if the estate sale does go that well.


TX Rebel
11-01-2016, 11:24 PM
With many of the cherries having been picked, they are reputed to have the collection whittled down to around 70 cars, & prices have been marked on each one.
Prices are on the high side but Brenda says they "are negotiable" so a decent deal may be had if other buyers do not
buy them up at the marked price. Weather is good this time of year, and I have heard of a good number of buyers coming from out of state in expectation of getting a rust free hardtop or conv at a reasonable price. I hope they are not disappointed, but few of these have been stored under cover and there will be far more buyers than buildable coupes & hardtops available. Be sure to drive in Fri night and be at the sale early. Chances are the better cond., more interesting cars will sell close to marked price & the rusty sedans will not sell for much if at all. There are a few Hawks, a 55 K, some trucks & a couple of rag tops still there.

11-07-2016, 09:58 PM
I talked with Brenda today and she advises 40 to 50 vehicles were sold and very happy with the sale.

11-07-2016, 10:19 PM
Any reports about who got what, sold, unsold or prices etc. or more, better "non-Pinterest" terrible Pics, from someone who was actually AT the Auction?

11-08-2016, 09:15 AM
This link provides some good coverage from the HAMB.


11-08-2016, 09:34 AM
Thanks for the link. That answers a lot of my questions.