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Vroooom vroom! Ford Motor director's collection up for auction

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A 1947 Ford Super Deluxe Sportsman Convertable is ready for auction along with neon signs.

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The hood ornament on the front of a 1934 Ford Deluxe Paaeton which will be auctioned off ths weekend.

About 50 vintage cars, many from the 1930s and '40s, and neon signs, and other items from a bygone era are up for auction this weekend. The items are from investor and philanthropist Michael Dingman, the former Ford Motor Co. director. In addition to a rare 1936 Ford custom Cabriolet by Glaser, a 1934 Ford Deluxe Phaeton and a Aston Martin Vantage Volante, is a series of Route 66 signs. The preview for the auction is today in Hampton, N.H.

More about the auction and Dingman's collection.

The auction website - RM Auctions, where you can bid or just watch it live.