Pickles to Auction Rare Collection of Vintage Vehicles In October

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Pickles Auctions Announces a Once In a Lifetime Auction of Vintage Cars, Engines & Machinery for October 2007. A Must See for Car Enthusiasts

Most of the cars on offer date from the 1920s and with nothing newer than 1939 in the auction catalogue this auction is going to be a real treat for vintage car lovers.

Pickles Auctions is holding a special Vintage Vehicle, Stationary Engine and Veteran Machinery Auction at the South Coast Restoration Society, Pimpana, Queensland on October 27, 2007. The auction will feature many rare items from the collection of renowned Vintage Vehicle collector, Reg Schuster, plus a number of individual offerings from ten other private collectors.

Bruce Connors, Pickles Auctions Industrial Division Director, says the October auction, the first major vintage automobile auction held by Pickles for some time, will offer a unique collection of vintage vehicles.

"Pickles Auctions is excited to be auctioning this rare collection of vintage vehicles on behalf of renowned collector Reg Schuster and other vendors," said Bruce, "Most of the cars on offer date from the 1920s and with nothing newer than 1939 in the auction catalogue this auction is going to be a real treat for vintage car lovers."

Vintage collector Reg Schuster has been in the business of collecting and restoring vintage cars for the last 50 years. This auction will feature a number of Reg's rare vehicles including Standard; Maxwell, Karrier, Stearns Knight and CarNation.

Also a highlight for vintage machinery enthusiasts will undoubtedly be the 1930 Dennis fire engine that comes complete with all hoses, pumps, ladders, and even a pair of brass helmets.

The vehicles on offer from other vendors include:

  • A rare, English built 1925 Hornsby - one of only two in Australia, among three worldwide.
  • A pair of unrestored 1926 Austins
  • 1928 & 1930 Essex sedans
  • 1931 Riley 9 Sports
  • 1929 and 1939 Hudson Super Six
  • Stationary engines of all ages and stages of restoration

"A vintage collection this diverse is unlikely to be on offer again anytime soon, so if you have a passion for vintage vehicles and machinery, we'd thoroughly recommend you further investigate this auction," said Bruce.

Car enthusiasts will also be able to participate in the vintage vehicle, stationary engine and veteran machinery auction in real-time over the internet through Pickles Live online auctions. For more information on how to register for this auction visit http://www.pickles.com.au

The vintage vehicle, stationary engine and veteran machinery auction will be held at the South Coast Restoration Society Grounds, 193 Rifle range Road, Pimpana, QLD on 27 October from 10:00am.
Pickles Auctions is Australia's leading Auctioneers, with 17 branches across Australia and more than 100 auctions a week including Ex-Government and Fleet Vehicles, Prestige and Repossessed Vehicles, Trucks, Machinery and Earthmoving, Damaged Vehicles and much more.

For more information contact Pickles Auctions at phone: (02) 9704 6666 or e-mail: rockleainfo@pickles.com.au

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