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About Vintage Auto Appraisal...
Welcome to Vintage Auto Appraisal. My name is Johnny Baumann and I’m the Owner, Writer, Web Designer and Master Appraiser for Vintage Auto Appraisal. I have been an avid car crazed nut since age 13. I had my first car crush when my Dad’s friend pulled into our driveway with a shiny new Java Green 1974 Triumph TR6. From that moment on I was hooked. I purchased my first classic car at age 15, a 1948 Chevrolet Fleetmaster Convertible. Since then I have owned, sold, suffered and romanced over 160 cars, and I haven’t looked back. I always tell people it’s not the cars or trucks it’s the stories and people behind them. I love all kinds of cars, but I lean more towards classics from the 30’s and 40’s, Triumphs, Old Crusty VW’s and Benz’s. However, I enjoy all kinds of vehicles of various years. I spent 42 years in the Auto Parts Industry but also spent 25 plus years as a classic car appraiser in Port Jefferson Long Island, New York, Nationwide and in Carlisle Pa. (home of the famous Carlisle Fairgrounds) where we are a long time vendor.
During my time as an appraiser I traveled across the U.S. appraising wonderful cars and meeting incredible people. I spent time working as one of the Head Agents on the “Harold Le May” collection, one of the world’s largest collections with 3,100 plus classic vehicles. In addition I have also worked on the Lincoln Highway 75th anniversary tour and had the honor to do the first leg across the U.S. as well as going to 100’s of collectible car auctions. On the spare time you can find me working an Ole Rusty Relic, Car Show, Cooking or Searching for "Junk"
Through it all I still say “It’s always about the people and the stories along the way”. So the main purpose of Vintage Auto Appraisal is to supply you with a high quality appraisal at the best price. We understand at Vintage Auto Appraisal that you need appraisal work for many reasons. We also understand that our old relics in most cases are a labor of love. Almost every vintage vehicle has a story to tell and we want to hear that story. At Vintage Auto Appraisal we always say it’s “About great old cars, the people and the stories along life’s highway”. You are invited to contact Vintage Auto Appraisal anytime for your vehicle value, appraisal questions and needs…
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Thank you from Johnny B "The Car Whisperer"
"We Drive Our Cars Because They Make Us Free"...David E Davis
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