The 49th Annual Old Westbury Gardens Spring Meet

by Keith Gramlich You could not have written the script better. A gorgeous day, a gold coast mansion and grounds, well over 400 collector automobiles and all the great people to along with it. Normally, I would say, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. However, when you couple all these […]

About the Memorial Awards at Westbury

by Mike Sussman The Greater New York Region recognizes it’s outstanding members by honoring their memory with awards. Most of this biography was done by Bob Valentine who interviewed Artie Finnegan, Jim Graney, and Gene McCoy and all was compiled by Mike Sussman. All of these people brought something to this club, each different, but […]

The 49th Annual Old Westbury Gardens Spring Meet Class Awards

Antiques: 1st – Bove, Kenneth, 1926 Ford 2nd – Smith, Walter, 1932 Ford 3rd – Waller, Bruce, 1928 Hudson Classic: 1st – Kroplick, Howard, 1937 Chrysler 2nd – Ciardullo, Frank, 1930 Cadillac 3rd – Hunsberger, Joe, 1946 Lincoln 1934 -1939: 1st – Sharik, Milan, 1937 Dodge 2nd – Catania, Arthur, 1937 Dodge 3rd – Figurito, […]

2015 Preller/Padavan Meet

by Keith Gramlich The new Preller/Padavan meet was way more than I ever expected! Many thanks to Paul Parnes, Tom Vitalle, Genie Feminella, and Walter Wiegand, we had a tremendous turnout of cars and a wonderful venue! Thanks also to Harry Verity and Sebastian D’Agostino for their help in parking the vehicles so we could […]

Wrecked Cars

By John Linhardt U.S. Auto Insurers declare four million vehicles as total losses every year. However, those 4 million cars and trucks do not all go to the scrap heap. Many have salvage value of thousands of dollars, which insurers “recoup” through salvage auctions. The leading player, which is uses exclusively by Allstate and Liberty, […]

Palm Beach Cars and Sweet Corn

(Photos and text by Marty Goffe) Members of the Palm Beach Region and others displayed their vehicles at the annual Sweet Corn Fiesta on April 26th at the South Florida Fairgrounds near West Palm Beach. Although a greater number of vehicles were expected, only eleven were present, largely due to the weather forecast of 96 […]

1953 Chevrolet BelAir

Tom Vitale, with his wife, Ann own the beautiful 1953 Chevrolet BelAir that graces our cover this month. Tom and Ann have been members of the Greater New York Region since 1998. Members know Tom best for the incredible and tireless job he has done for many years on the Queens Farmhouse meet we used […]

1934 Nash Ambassador, Series 1293

By Paul W. Gramlich and Keith Gramlich ‘Big Bertha” as we affectionately call her, is perhaps one of the truly fine classic Nashes to come off the assembly line in Kenosha, WI. The limited production Ambassador series of 1931-1934, represented Nash Motor Company’s try at breaking through the luxury automobile market of the depression years. […]