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Heritage Auctions Announce Automobilia Category

Heritage Auctions, will debut May 29 with an auction devoted to the fine art, collectibles and personalities relating to the world’s love affair with the automobile.

AutomobiliaThis marks the first time Heritage has held a dedicated auction relating to automotive memorabilia and motoring.

“We feel our 850,000 online bidder members are well tuned to this market,” said Karl Chiao, Heritage Auctions’ Director of Trusts & Estate and the person who will be overseeing the Automobilia department. “Heritage has had a strong presence at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance for some time and enjoys a worldwide reputation as the #1 auctioneer of Lalique mascots. A category devoted to this growing collecting trend will no doubt be well received.”

The inaugural Automobilia auction will feature trophies, race-worn items, helmets and equipment, photography, advertising signs, autographs, Petroliana, posters, and even large scale car models. Also considered would be figural mascots, pre-1970 European racing collectibles relating to motorsport events and items perfect for the vintage garage. The consignment deadline has been set for April 7.

To consign by April 7 to Heritage Auctions inaugural Automobilia Auction, please contact Karl Chiao, Manager of the Automobilia Department, at 877-HERITAGE (437-4824), ext. 1958 or [email protected], or Consignment Coordinator Veronica Shrum at ext. 1918.