pkhammer

Museum Parts Collection mostly pre-war goodies

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  We have recently purchased a large collection of antique auto parts from a now defunct auto museum. My intention is to save these parts and make them available to the collectors and restorers that need them. A small list of what we have so far:

  -Dozens of wood spoke wheels from the teens and twenties

  -Dozens of grille shells and grille parts fro the teens thru the forties

  -Trunks, heaters, radios, driving lights and other accessories

  -Dozens of carburetors, many NOS

  -Water pumps, starters, generators, magnetos, many NOS

  -Dozens of fender skirts, many NOS

  -Dozen, maybe hundreds of boxes to go thru.

I will post some photos as I go thru the hoard over the next weeks and months. I can deliver sold parts to Spring Carlisle and Hershey. Shipping of smaller items is not an issue, larger items might be a challenge. Any help identifying items in the photos will be much appreciated. Please be patient, it will take me a while to go through this stuff.

  

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Oh, MAN, would I ever love to peruse that stuff close up. Too far away, though.

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  Planes fly from Oregon to Virginia every day. LOL. Seriously, trimacar is not far from me and is coming over as soon as I get everything out of my trailers. I am in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia and if there are any AACA members that would like to come take a look, I am usually available on weekends. I will be posting photos and lists right here as I get items out, cleaned up and identified. I am pkhammer on ebay and some of the smaller, easier to ship items are already being listed there.

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Nice stuff!  The way you described things on the Main Forum I thought it was all Model A Ford stuff. Looks like Hershey 1975. Bob 

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 Not much model A in this group of stuff although I have historically kind of specialized in pre-war Ford. Our Hershey spaces will be busy this year I hope!

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pkhammer is a good friend of mine, and you can trust your dealings with him.

 

I'm trying to get to his place before all the goodies are gone!!  

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25 minutes ago, trimacar said:

pkhammer is a good friend of mine, and you can trust your dealings with him.

 

I'm trying to get to his place before all the goodies are gone!!  

 

I expect an email if you see any Rickenbacker goodies.  😀

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If there are 1911 Hupmobile headlight forks in the collection send me a PM.😀 Bob 

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If you run across anything for a Cole, send me a note.   

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I'm guessing this must be from the old Roaring 20's museum.  Anyway, will be watching as you dig thru.  Always interested in early unusual spark plugs of course.

Terry

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Terry, you are correct. There were several buildings on the museum property were full of parts. We found a partial log of the parts inventory dated 1973.

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I may be interested in all of your carburetors.   Please contact me direct.   Rand Broadstreet   email:  broadstreetltd@msn.com   phone: 440-786-8141

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What a great pile of parts, I hope you’re close enough to the Tidewater flea in a few weeks and bring some stuff to dig through!

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On the first post, 9th photo down, the rimless headlight with the wing on the top, in the lower left corner of the purple plastic bin is a 34 PE Plymouth.  GREAT stash of stuff!!  Hopes this identification helps find good homes for all of this.

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6 hours ago, Mark Wetherbee said:

What a great pile of parts, I hope you’re close enough to the Tidewater flea in a few weeks and bring some stuff to dig through!

I'm about four hours from the coast. I believe that is a one day affair that only runs 8:00am-2:00pm? It's hard to justify loading a truck/trailer and make an 8 hour round trip for such a short swap meet. Typically I just do Spring Carlisle and Hershey. 

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1 hour ago, Scott Bonesteel said:

On the first post, 9th photo down, the rimless headlight with the wing on the top, in the lower left corner of the purple plastic bin is a 34 PE Plymouth.  GREAT stash of stuff!!  Hopes this identification helps find good homes for all of this.

  Thanks Scott! Some help identifying some of these parts is what I was hoping for. Thank you!

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6 minutes ago, old car fan said:

I would be interested in the carburetors as well

 Sent you a PM

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1947-1948 Kaiser upper grille in above pic on top of the tune up kits box,  most of the fender skirts laying flat on the horizontal shelves are postwar. 

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1931 Dodge Brothers DH6 radiator shell and grille....I am looking for a price, please.

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