• Aug 10 2012

    Seven Upcoming Automotive Events (August 12-13, 2012) & A Mystery Medallion

    Seven automobile events are on the schedule for Sunday and Monday. Also, can anyone identify the racing scene in a mystery medallion? (10 comments)

  • Jun 20 2012

    “Roosevelt Field and Ye Motor Parkway” Executed by Artist Eric Sloane

    A prolific member of the Hudson River School of painting, Eric Sloane (1905-1985) was an artistic genius. Among his nearly 15,000 paintings was this 1933 sketch of Roosevelt Field including "Ye Motor Parkway". (3 comments)

  • Jan 19 2012

    A 1906 Vanderbilt Cup Race Pennant Sold for a Record $10,625

    A record price for a Vanderbilt Cup Race pennant was paid by a West Coast collector for a 1906 pennant at a Bonhams' Scottsdale Auction on Thursday. The item was sold as part of the estate of the late David E. Davis, Jr., widely regarded as the "dean of automotive journalists." (0 comments)

  • Nov 01 2011

    Archives: Vanderbilia

    Below are related links to Vanderbilia on (Updated: February 1, 2012) (0 comments)

  • May 17 2011

    Census of Existing Motor Parkway License Plates

    Kayrn R: "How many Long Island Motor Parkway license plates are currently known to be in circulation? (0 comments)

  • Apr 23 2011 Exclusive: The Rare 1910 Vanderbilt Cup Race Radiator Plate

    One of the most elusive pieces of Vanderbilia are the special radiator plates to signify entrants practicing for the 1910 Vanderbilt Cup Race and the associated Sweepstakes races. Although these plates were documented to exist, I believe no one had actually ever seen them...until my favorite co-author Al Velocci examined (4 comments)

  • Apr 11 2011

    Insight Into Long Island Motor Parkway License Plates

    Noel Gish (President, Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum Board of Trustees): "Regarding the ALPCA meeting: How many Long Island Motor Parkway license plates were issued to the public? Does anyone have a “guesstimate” of the total? Who has the license plate number 1? Does it exist in a collection somewhere ? What would (2 comments)

  • Mar 28 2011

    Article License Plates of LIMP -Velocci


  • Feb 07 2011

    Peter Helck and a Piece of Locomobile Vanderbilia

    In 1905 Roslyn photographer William Pickering captured the #7 Locomobile passing Krug's Hotel on Jericho Turnpike in Mineola. The Locomobile's third place finish in the race was the first time an American car had ever placed in an international competition. Tim Helck, the grandson of Peter Helck, brought back memories of this (1 comments)

  • Jan 01 2011

    Premium Vanderbilia Estimated Market Values

    Collectibles and memorabilia from the Vanderbilt Cup Races have turned up in auctions, flea markets and the Internet throughout the years. Please request market estimates on any Vanderbilia that you own in the Comment section or call Howard Kroplick at 1-516-625-0123. Below is a listing of “Vanderbilia” and (9 comments)

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