This year’s event will again feature a silent auction with some unique and exciting products, services and experiences. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the AACA Library & Research center and the AACA Museum. We would like to thank you for considering a purchase and we would like to also thank the various organizations and donors for their auction item donations.
Listed below are items that will be up for bid. Keep checking back as new items will be added!
Your Vehicle on the Cover of Antique Automobile Magazine
A rare opportunity for a front cover photo and accompanying article in a future edition of Antique Automobile magazine. The winning bidder’s car will have to adhere to the standards and types of vehicles that typify Antique Automobile and their reader’s interest. Winning bidder will have to supply the magazine with hi-resolution photos and information to produce a suitable story.
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa – Reno, NV
Enjoy a three night stay at the AAA Four Diamond Rated Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nevada. Accommodations are valid during October (Sunday thru Thursday) or during November-April (Sunday through Friday).
Certificate expiration Date: April 30, 2015
Your Car on the turntable at the AACA Museum
Imagine your car prominently displayed on the turntable as you enter the lobby of the AACA Museum. Your car will be displayed for a period of three (3) months. Exact dates to be coordinated with the AACA Museum Curator.
Enjoy an evening at the Museum with up to 100 of your guests
Enjoy the ambience of having the entire AACA Museum available to you and your guests for an exclusive evening with up to 100 attendees. This package will provide you with exclusive use of the Museum for an evening function. Date of booking is based upon availability but excludes Saturday evenings. Food and beverages would be an additional fee provided by a caterer of your choosing.
Custom Formal Portrait of your vehicle by artist Bill Bravo
Custom formal portrait of the bidder’s vehicle done by artist Bill Bravo. Services provided include: Travel to the location of the car to be photographed (200-300 photos); The portrait is custom designed in Photoshop digitally. The customer chooses from 24 different designs unique to their car. The finished print measures 12 x 18 and comes in a 18 x 24 mat ready for framing. Bill will travel to the following states for this service: PA, DE, MD, NJ, NY and CT. Expires on May 1, 2015. Valued at $390.
’48 Tucker artwork by artist Dan Reed
This is an original acrylic on canvas painting of a two Tucker automobiles outside a Tucker dealership. “The inspiration for the painting came when I heard the news there would be a new Tucker exhibit opening at the museum this October. There was no question that I would want to create something special for the Night At The Museum auction featuring a Tucker” stated Reed.
Dan Reed comes from a family of artists. He studied art at West Chester University in the early 90’s where the University commissioned him for a series of four pen and ink illustrations depicting some of the original 19th century buildings on the campus. Today he specialized in automotive artwork along with architectural rendering, train illustrations and pet portraits. The size is 28 x 36 and it is valued at more than $2,000. Dan Reed will be having a display of his work here at the AACA Museum during Meet Week and during Night at the Museum.
Sunset World Vacation in Cancun, Mexico
Certificate for 5 days and 4 nights
Over the past two decades, Sunset World has become a leading provider of affordable, quality Riviera Maya and Cancun vacations. This auction item is for a vacation certivicate that includes five days and four nights of accommodations in Cancun, Mexico at either Laguna Suites Golf and Spa OR the Ocean Spa Hotel.
The vacation is valid for travel by two adults and two children under the age of 12. Reservations are based upon availability; however, there are no blackout dates and no expiration date. Although these resorts do offer vacation owner memberships, the recipients of this vacation are under absolutely no obligation to attend a presentation during their stay. Upon reserving travel dates, an $89 reservation fee and $110 in hotel taxes must be paid. These fees are per vacation certificate, not per person. The vacation certificate is valid for accommodations only, however, the recipient can upgrade the vacation certificate to include all of their meals and beverages, should they so desire. Additional details about the all inclusive upgrade, as well as about additional nights and other benefits and promotions will be provided to the recipients upon contacting the reservations department.
In Cancun, the resort where the recipient will stay during their vacation is selected by them, but the certificate includes the “Stay at One, Play at Four” benefit. This means that although you will be staying at either the Ocean Spa Hotel or the Laguna Suites Golf and Spa, you will be able to enjoy the amenities at all four of the Sunset World Cancun resorts: Sunset Royal, Sunset Marina Resort and Yacht Club, Laguna Suites Golf and Spa and the Ocean Spa Hotel. There is a free shuttle that runs all day, everyday, between all four of the resorts.
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