2022 Alliance Tags

2022 Alliance Tags

So, I haven’t shipped any Alliance Tags in 2022 yet. I placed an order for black tags in September, but due to material shortages they have yet to… continue reading »

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Well, did ya win?

Well, did ya win?

Back in September, I threw out a very big question: What would the Bob Hirohata Mercury sell for at the Mecum sale in Kissimmee, Florida on January 15?… continue reading »

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Rajo Jack

Rajo Jack

Rajo Jack was one of America’s first black race car drivers. He raced stock cars, midgets, motorcycles, and anything else he could get his hands on… and he… continue reading »

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The Art of the Model Car Decal

The Art of the Model Car Decal

My mom loves vintage board games. In recent years, we’ve made an effort to track them down and give them to her for Christmas. “King Oil,” “Bermuda Triangle,”… continue reading »

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Visit the Stokers…

Visit the Stokers…

I’ve got a very cool sticker on my toolbox that says ‘STOKERS’ as though it’s been stamped out on a 1940s California license plate. Must have got that… continue reading »

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The Piccadilly Circus Nationals

The Piccadilly Circus Nationals

As part of my previously mentioned research with the Library of Congress, I’ve been tasked with finding the origins of the word “hot rod” as it pertains to… continue reading »

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The Streets of San Francisco

The Streets of San Francisco

I’ve been geeking out on these videos for a while- Mainly shot on the street of major US cities between the late 30s and late 50s. The goal… continue reading »

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The John Patterson ’34

The John Patterson ’34

I woke up this morning determined to find an obscure hot rod from the past that I’ve never seen before. My hunt took me to a website called… continue reading »

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