The Owls Head Transportation Museum is currently accepting consignments for our 39th Annual New England Auto Auction™. This year, we're excited to present an automobilia and ephemera auction on Friday, August 19 at 2:00 p.m., on Saturday, August 20, bidders and spectators will turn their focus to automobiles as approximately 200 fine vehicles cross the block. Consign now to take advantage of our comprehensive promotional strategy! The New England Auto Auction™ is the Museum's largest annual fundraiser, attracting bidders and consignors from all over the world. In 2015, the Museum boasted a record-setting auction, and we're looking forward to another fantastic year!
To find out more about consigning your vehicle or automobilia piece(s), please contact OHTM Auction and Event Coordinator Toby Stinson at (207) 594-4418.
To view a growing auction inventory please visit our website: http://owlshead.org/2016-auto-auction
Pictured: 1905 Rambler Type I Touring, offered for sale at the 39th Annual New England Auto Auction™.
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