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Annual New England Vintage Boat and Car Auction
July 15, 2017
Annual New England Vintage Boat and Car Auction Features Boats, Cars & the Mermaid You Always Wanted
Wolfeboro, NH: Go to New Hampshire Boat Museum’s 17th Annual Vintage Boat and Car auction July 15th and you could leave with a beautifully restored Chris Craft, a rare Fantail Launch, a sporty 1959 fiberglass Sea Fury, or an original Peter Ferber painting. With auctioneer Peter Coccoluto (NH License No. 3080) the sales of a 1956 Chris Craft Capri, a 1992 pontoon boat, a sleek 1991 Mercedes 500 SL, and over 100 other items fly by! The auction starts promptly at 10:00 a.m. Since its first running in 2000, the Boat Museum’s Annual Vintage Boat & Car Auction has become the place to find restored boats, treasures to restore, meticulous reproductions, and a chance to mingle with New England’s savviest and most experienced classic boaters and hobbyists. In addition to boats and cars, auction lots include motors, boat parts and maritime collectables for the home.
The Bargain Tent which debuted last year will be back. Here you can find great deals on a range of items that have been donated to the museum, including used books, décor, posters, motors, clothing and more. The Bargain Tent sales begin promptly at 9:00 and it is cash and carry. Auction items are posted for preview at www.nhbm.org and are updated daily. Onsite previews are scheduled from noon – 5 pm Friday, July 14, and 8 – 10 am Auction Day. Pre-registration for the auction is free and will speed your process Saturday morning. Pre-register at www.nhbm.org or call the Museum at 603.569.4554 prior to the 15 th . You also can register under the tent during both preview hours. People are encouraged to arrive early the day of the auction, not only to speed registration, but to avoid any traffic in Wolfeboro. The Vintage Boat & Car Auction will be held rain or shine under a large tent on the Museum property at 399 Center Street (Route 28/109 North) in Wolfeboro, NH. All proceeds benefit the New Hampshire Boat Museum, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit educational organization that focuses on the social history of life on New Hampshire’s lakes and the state’s important freshwater boating traditions.