Wednesday, 2 January 2013

RM AUCTIONS TO SELL ENTIRE INVENTORY OF BRUCE WEINER MICROCAR MUSEUM

Hundreds of microcars and memorabilia, to be offered without reserve, February 15-16, 2013. More info at handlewithfun.com.


Bruce Weiner amassed what is probably the world’s finest collection of miniature vehicles over many years of assiduous collecting. His museum in Madison, Georgia, USA, will be the venue for the sale.



The collection includes the world’s smallest car (a 1964 Peel P-50) several bubble cars by Messerschmitt, Isetta and Goggomobil, and two Voisin Biscooters, extraordinary microcars built by French aviation and automotive engineer Gabriel Voisin.

Source: RM Auctions

From Veloce!
the little book of microcars
By Adam Quellin.

During the middle of the twentieth century, a plethora of small economy cars – often quirky and bizarre – emerged to meet the needs of the cash-strapped motorist. This book charts the history and development of these microcars, from the lean period after the Second World War right up to the present day. More info.