Old Car Heaven museum collection going to Tom Mack auction

Old Car Heaven museum collection going to Tom Mack auction

Court-ordered sale will be no-reserve with cars sold in alphabetical order on December 2

More than 100 vehicles from the Old Car Heaven museum in Birmingham, Alabama, will be sold under a federal court-ordered no-reserve auction on December 2. The sale will be conducted at the museum facility by Tom Mack Auctions of Charlotte, North Carolina, Mack announced.

“The automotive contents of a museum called ‘Old Car Heaven’ at 3501 1st Avenue South, near downtown in Birmingham, Alabama 35222 will be sold at No Reserve with no minimum bid starting at 11:00 a.m. CST on Saturday, December 2, 2017,” Mack said in a news release.

Tom Mack auctions gets Old Car Heaven museum collection

1963 Facel-Vega III Facellia is on the n-reserve docket

Old Car Heaven is closing at the end of this year.

Mack added that the docket will include, but is not limited to:

  • At least 47 convertibles or open cars
  • At least 52 Mopar — Chrysler, Dodge, Imperial and Plymouth — cars and trucks, including 8 Chrysler letter-series cars and 3 Chrysler Imperial dual-windshield Phaetons
  • 7 station wagons, trucks or utility vehicles
  • 5 Packards produced between 1916 and 1940
  • At least 5 cars that have won AACA National shows
  • 5 imported sports cars
  • 3 Cadillacs and a LaSalle
  • 3 “special” Buicks
  • 2 “rare” Oldsmobiles

At least 20 of the vehicles need some or total restoration, Mack added.

Tom Mack auctions gets Old Car Heaven museum collection

This 1941 Ford military staff wagon will go to a new owner

Vehicles can be inspected Friday, December 1, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the museum location.

“Because of limited space,” Mack added, “sale-day admission is by bidder badge only.”

Vehicles will be sold in alphabetical order, starting with a 1928 Buick roadster and ending with a 1952 Rolls-Royce, he said.

“We are proud that the court selected our company to facilitate this auction, and the lots may be viewed on our website,” Mack said.

Tom Mack auctions gets Old Car Heaven museum collection

1931 Packard boattail roadster will go across the block

 

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