The small Locomobile Vanderbilt Cups is one of the most collectible of Vanderbilia. A Locomobile Vanderbilt Cup was sold on EBay last week for $2,300.
Seven automobile events are on the schedule for Sunday and Monday. Also, can anyone identify the racing scene in a mystery medallion? (8 comments)
A prolific member of the Hudson River School of painting, Eric Sloane (1905-1985) was an artistic genius. Among his nearly 15,000 paintings was this 1933 sketch of Roosevelt Field including "Ye Motor Parkway". (3 comments)
A record price for a Vanderbilt Cup Race pennant was paid by a West Coast collector for a 1906 pennant at a Bonhams' Scottsdale Auction on Thursday. The item was sold as part of the estate of the late David E. Davis, Jr., widely regarded as the "dean of automotive…
Below are related links to Vanderbilia on VanderbiltCupRaces.com (Updated: February 1, 2012)
For several generations of children on Long Island, a fond memory was riding Nunley's Carousel on Sunrise Highway in Baldwin. Closed in 1995, Nunley's Carousel was restored and relocated to the Cradle of Aviation in East Garden City in 2009. While attending a Thursday cruise night at the museum,…
In response to posts on the official posters for the 1908 Vanderbilt Cup Race and the 1910 Vanderbilt Cup Race, I received this email last week from Jennifer Madden, Director of Collections & Exhibitions for the Heritage Museums & Gardens of Sandwich, Massachusetts.(4 comments)
Born in 1893, artist Peter Helck was just 13 years old in 1906 when he attended the Vanderbilt Cup Race as a spectator. Who could have known at the time his razor-sharp mind was absorbing memories that would transfer onto canvas decades later with amazing accuracy.(2 comments)
Hi Matt, I have never seen this box before or whether it was used as one of the entrants' gifts or a prize for the top finishers. The 1936 Vanderbilt Cup Race was won by the great Tazio Nuvolari in an Alfa-Romeo. I will post your photos and see… (3 comments)
As noted by J. D. Marklin, another miniature Vanderbilt Cup mascot celebrating the 1908 victory by Locomobile is up for auction on Ebay. With less than two days remaining, the current bid is $1,525.