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302: The Gary Schmidt Model Collection

Show Date: 03/28/2020

(Season 14 EP 13)

The curator for the Gary Schmidt Model Car Collection is John Ostenga. Gary was the publisher of Scale Auto Enthusiast Magazine, Car Modeller Magazine and Galaxie Limited Model Car Company.

Our guest will be John Ostenga.

John was a long time friend of Gary who passed away over 15 months ago. John is an avid model car enthusiast with his own collection. He is well versed in all things done in scale.

He is assisting the estate of Gary Schmidt where he has been cataloging over many thousands of unopened kits, some rare models and some models that are completely built.

Through the years of publishing model car magazines – Gary accumulated a huge library of old and rare magazines and books.

There is a planned viewing and sales of the collection that John and friends have been working on.

We wanted to find out more about Gary, his collection and about this massive sale. One of the questions everyone is talking about are the rumors that this sale might be postponed due to the Corona virus.

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