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Car & Motorcycle Collector, Historian

2001 Lincoln MK9 and 2003 Mercury Messenger Concept Cars

2001 Lincoln MK9 and 2003 Mercury Messenger concept cars at Amelia Island 2016 The importance of the 2001 Lincoln MK9 and 2003 Mercury Messenger concept cars at Amelia Island 2016 isn’t just that two fabulous designed cars are going to … Continue reading

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The Story of the man who pioneered concept car collecting.

Paul Fraser Collectibles, 2010 article The Story of… The man who pioneered concept-car collecting When Joe Bortz bought his first concept car, it was his first step to becoming a world-renowned collector… Four exceptional, one-of-a-kind concept automobiles will appear at … Continue reading

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1977 AMC AM Van Concept at Kenosha History Museum

1977 AMC AM Van at Kenosha County Historical Society Curator Don Shepard has done an amazing job of setting up the AMC display at the Kenosha County Historical Society located at 220-51st Place, Kenosha, WI  262-654-5770.  Joe and I drove … Continue reading

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AMC AmVan Concept to be displayed at Kenosha History Center Hemmings Daily Blog

AMC’s Concept 80 AM Van to go on display at Kenosha History Center Kurt Ernst Jul 2nd, 2014 – See more at: http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2014/07/02/amcs-concept-80-am-van-coming-to-kenosha-history-center-in-time-for-2014-kenosha-homecoming/#sthash.gWixs6TL.dpuf  

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Bortz Cars at Iola Car Show 2014

1955 Biscayne & 1955 LaSalle Roadster – both survivors from The Great Warhoops Find of 1988 and the 1966 Duesenberg Ghia prototype to celebrate 4-door cars.

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1956 Cadillac die Valkyrie – 2014 CCCA Grand Experience Hickory Corners, MI

1956 Cadillac Eldorado by Brooks Stevens from The Bortz Auto Collection to be featured at the 2014 CCCA “2014 Grand Experience” at the Gilmore Car Museum campus in Hickory Corners, Michigan on Sunday June 1, 2014. The Bortz Auto Collection … Continue reading

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Joe Bortz to be keynote speaker at The Revvin Up a Cure for Cancer event in Lebanon, Missouri on May 17, 2014.

Joseph Bortz, an automotive legend and a collector for over 50 years was proud to receive an invitation from Steve Plaster, the owner of Evergreen Historic Automobiles (a collection of 500 cars) and the American Cancer Society to be the … Continue reading

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