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Vintage Motor Vehicles, Calder Maquette Lead Skinner’s 20th Century Design Auction in Marlborough, MA on June 23

MARLBOROUGH, MA – June 10, 2016 – Skinner, Inc. presents its first 20th Century Design auction of 2016, at noon on June 23 in Marlborough, MA. In addition to a carefully curated selection of vintage Motor Vehicles, the auction will feature over 500 lots of fine and decorative art, including seating, sculpture, lighting, art glass, pottery, wall art, metalwork and jewelry, with highlights from some of the best designers of the 20th century.… Read More

Vintage Automobiles Cross the Block at Skinner August 8

Marlborough, MA – July 31, 2015Skinner, Inc. will present an eclectic group of automobiles to open  its summer American Furniture & Decorative Arts auction on August 8th in Marlborough, MA. The six vehicles on offer, produced between 1930 and 2002 by both domestic and foreign manufacturers, will appeal to a broad range of discerning antique and special interest car collectors and enthusiasts.

American Cars

The first two lots to be offered are iconic examples of “Detroit iron.” Lot 1, a 1930 Ford Model A Deluxe Roadster (Estimated between $14,000 and$18,000), is in remarkable condition for a “barn find,” as only fresh gasoline, a new battery, and a new starter motor were needed to return the car to running condition.… Read More

Little Red Sports Cars: From the Model T to the Ferrari

Many people express their individuality through their automobile. Apart from make, model and performance, color is an important factor, and red has always been a classic, sporty choice. In the young adult book The Red Car by Don Stanford, a teen boy falls in love with a little red sports car, a story that car lovers around the world can easily connect with.

Why do we love red? The color represents energy, excitement, and speed, and it’s one of the first colors the human eye can see.… Read More