An auction company in Michigan has sold a collection of classic cars for more than $300,000 after being tipped off to the location.
Repocast, a ‘recovery and sales division’ of Miedema Asset Management Group, was given the keys to the cars by a family looking to off-load their father’s collection, which had gone untouched for as many as 30 years.
Scott Miedma and a pit crew of colleagues hit the road for Grand Rapids earlier this year to meet the family, who after a quick feeling-out session at a Denny’s fast food store, let them kick the tires.
Inside the family’s garage were more than 40 cars collected over the past 50 years or so, including a fleet of 28 Ford Thunderbirds from the late 1950s to the 1976 ‘big bird’ model.
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