1940 Mercury Custom

Khiem Pham ©2013, courtesy of RM Auctions

 • One of the very first California customs

• Built in 1940 by Charles Marr and Gerry Huth

• Owned for four decades by Carl Morton

• Equipped with the best speed equipment and trim of the period

This Mercury is a work of art and one of the earliest, most important “lead sleds.” It is a must-have for any custom collection.

1929 Ford Dick Flint Roadster

Michael Furman ©2013, courtesy of RM Auctions

• 1952 Hot Rod magazine cover car

• Clocked at 143.54 mph at El Mirage dry lake

• Class winner at the Grand National Roadster Show

• First in Class and Dean Batchelor Award at the 1999 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Dick Flint and a friend stop at a crosswalk, watching a voluptuous coed pass in front of them. Dick’s friend leaps out of the car as she haughtily turns away from the boys’ arresting red roadster.

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1933 Ford Woodie Custom “Coupe”

Courtesy of Russo and Steele

Six figures worth of fun?

Starting with a Squeeg’s Kustoms concept and a Jimmy Smith rendering, this woodie was built from the ground up with a ’33 Ford roadster cowl from Steve’s Auto Restorations, custom SAC frame rails (patterned from the Vern Luce 3-window coupe by the late Boyd Coddington), round-tube cross members, a hand-made steel body with a steel-cage inner structure and wheel tubs, a rolled rear pan, a four-piece hood, and vee’d windshield posts.

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1966 Batmobile

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The 1966 Batmobile by George Barris is the most recognized car in entertainment history. This vehicle marks a time in television history where the car became the star.

Still as beautiful as when it first came out of the paint shop, this former 1955 Lincoln Futura concept car has been a part of George Read More

1952 Astra Coupe

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When Jay Everett unveiled his hand-built coupe at the Petersen Motorama in 1953, it marked a new direction in custom cars.

At the time, most American customizers were basing their work on pre-existing cars from Detroit. Everett took the more difficult and more rewarding path of building his own full-bodied creation from scratch, Read More