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VINTAGE AUTO AUCTION SET FOR FRIDAY

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More than 150 vintage automobiles and other such vehicles will be
placed on auction today (Friday).

The vehicles, which range in model years from the 1940’s to the 1970’s, are a collection obtained by Kellen Excavating of Le Mars when it bought the estate of Brett Conley.

Derek Kellen says Conley was a mechanic, and started the antique car collection.

OC………parts off them. :09

Kellen says none of the vehicles to be sold are in working condition.

However, he says he has received numerous phone calls inquiring about the collection, from various collectors from across the nation, including Kentucky, Texas and California.

Kellen says the antique auto collection has several unique vehicles,
some of which are very rare.


OC………trucks out there. :14

Kellen admits for many of the vehicles to be sold, the restoration process will  be challenging for collectors, saying the work will be extensive.


OC…..to do that. :18

The auction will begin at 11:00 a.m. and Kellen says it will consists of both a live auction as well as an on-line bidding auction.

The location is 32547 C-38 near Le Mars, which is a mile and a half east of the Highway 75 Nipco corner on C-38.