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Unread 06-29-2013, 10:40 PM   #1
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Lambrecht Chevrolet of Pierce, Neb., was like many Midwestern, small-town dealers owned and operated by a family, with minimal overhead and little need for advertising since most customers were neighbors. Ray and Mildred Lambrecht ran the dealership with just one employee for 50 years before closing up, and later this year the Lambrechts will sell off a trove of 500-odd vehicles they've held onto over the decades including roughly 50 with less than 10 miles on their odometers. It's less a car sale than a time capsule auction.

While many of the cars in the Lambrecht collection were customer trade-ins that were left outside to rot, the Lambrechts would occasionally take something they couldn't sell and just put it in storage. City folk might find it unthinkable to leave so many vehicles lying around for so many years, but there's always more space in rural Nebraska, and the annual costs fall to zero quickly. I wouldn't call it hoarding, but I know many people who gather old metal like this do form an attachment to their kingdom of rust; every ride has a story, even when there's weeds growing around it. Jeannie Lambrecht Stillwell, the Lambrecht's daughter, says the decision to sell wasn't an easy one for her parents, and that the cars "comprise a lifetime of hard work, tears, and joy."
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I thought this was very cool, brand new cars from the 60's with 1-5 miles on them.
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umm, I dunno if they will run?
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umm, I dunno if they will run?
well obviously they're not turnkey cars lol.
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They are chevy's pour some fresh gas and a new battery
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They are old, clean their carbs
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