Category: AACA

AACA Museum, Inc. to present “Tucker – How it All Began” – Kurt Ernst @Hemmings

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Seventy years after the closure of his namesake automobile company, and 63 years after his death in December 1956, Preston Tucker remains a compelling figure in the history of the American automobile. The Cammack Tucker Gallery of the AACA Museum, Inc., in Hershey, Pennsylvania, houses one of the world’s finest collections of Tucker automobiles and memorabilia, and on Saturday, January 26, the museum will present Tucker–How it All Began with marque experts Mark Lieberman and John Tucker Jr., grandson of Preston Tucker.

Read Kurt’s article here

 

Mustangs: Six Generations of America’s Favorite Pony Car – AACA

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There will be an exhibition entitled, Mustangs: Six Generations of America’s Favorite Pony Car at the AACA Museum in Hershey PA between May 18th and October 18th 2018.

Among the many exhibits will be the Mustang III Fastback Concept and the 1964 Home Office Special Order Prototype Mustang Convertible.

1964 Home Office Special Order Prototype Mustang Convertible with custom leather interior done as a design center “styling Exercise” per Henry Ford II.

Art Hyde, John Clor & Gale Halderman during their visit on May 18, 2018

More details can be found on the AACA Website

 

What was the world’s largest private Ford museum heads to auction – Daniel Strohl at Hemmings

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Sad to see that the Ford collection of  Piet den Hartogh in Holland is going to be broken up. The collection which was at one time the largest private Ford museum in the world has been closed for a year and a half. Mr den Hartogh died in 2011 and his family has decided to sell the collection.

Read Daniel Strohl’s article at Hemmings

The auction will take place in June, more details here at Bonham

Tucker club merges with AACA Museum; “Clubs are not what they used to be” – Daniel Strohl Hemmings

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With just a fraction of its peak membership and dwindling engagement, The Tucker Automobile Club of America has reached an existential moment; the official partnership it announced this week with the AACA Museum proposes not only to save the club but also to serve as a prototype for other car clubs nearing their own ends.

Read Daniel Strohl’s article here on Hemmings, this may be the way of things for clubs and museums to thrive in the future?