Rare Collection of Classic and Muscle Vehicles That Appeared in Films Goes to Auction


Tiger Group, an appraisal and auction company, will conduct an online sale of more than 300 classic and muscle cars and trucks that starred in Hollywood films, TV shows, and commercials starting on April 20.

The collection of vehicles from Picture Car Warehouse that are no longer needed for the film industry include Ford, Chevrolet, and Dodge box, panel, and tow trucks from the 1940s; a 1956 Desoto, a 1965 Harley Davidson Chopper, and a 1966 "427" Corvette.

Muscle cars, hot rods, and other vehicles up for bid include a 1967 Chevelle SS with a frame-off restoration; a 1990 ZR-1 Corvette with 75 original miles; Camaros, Mustangs, and Firebirds; and motorcycles from Harley Davidson, Suzuki and Kawasaki.

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"As Picture Car Warehouse makes room for new acquisitions, individuals, collectors, and production companies can take advantage of this unique opportunity to purchase these exceptional vehicles associated with movies and other productions," says Jeff Tanenbaum, president of Tiger Group's commercial and industrial division. "It's also a rare opportunity for the general public to purchase a car from their favorite movie or show."

Picture Car Warehouse has provided vehicles for dozens of motion pictures and television shows, including Rush Hour 3, Bucket List, Men in Black 3, X-Men: First Class, The Town, Sons of Anarchy, Entourage and Taxi, as well as commercials for Allstate and Chevrolet.

Vehicles from the 1970s through the 2000s include Crown Victorias, Impala SS clones, Volkswagen Rabbit convertibles, AMC Gremlins, Dodge Chargers, and a Hummer H2. Pickup trucks, station wagons, trailers, and vans will also be available.

Specialty vehicles up for bid include a 1961 Lincoln "Bud Light" limo, a 1963 "Madmen" John Deere mower, Unimogs, camera cars, ambulances, armored cars, news vans, a 2002 Gem Truckster, custom motorcycles, and more. Spare parts will also be available.

Online bidding for the vehicles will commence on April 20. Bidding will close in rapid succession, live auction style, on April 27 at 10:30 a.m. (PT). All bidders are required to register prior to the sale.

Previews of the assets will be held on April 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (PT) at two California locations: at 18959 Parthenia Rd., Northridge, and 34855 Petersen Rd., in Agua Dulce.

For a full catalog of the items offered and details on how to schedule a site visit and bid, go to www.SoldTiger.com.

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