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A classic auto auction coming to Great Bend
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Shown is a car being sold at the 2016 F&E Collector Auto Auction. This years event is set for Saturday, Oct. 7. - photo by COURTESY PHOTO

The second-annual F&E Collector Auto Auction is an event that no auto enthusiast will want to miss, organizers said. This event is presented by The City of Great Bend and Carr Auction & Real Estate Inc.

Admission is $5, and doors open at 8 a.m. with the memorabilia auction starting at 10 a.m. and the car auction starting at noon.

A preview show will be a new addition from 4-8 p.m. Friday evening, Oct. 6. The $5 entry fee will benefit the dragstrip. 

“After a successful first event with a 50 percent sell-through rate, this event should be even bigger and better,” said Great Bend Community Coordinator Christina Hayes. 

Approximately 100 vehicles will be available to view across the auction block. “This one of a kind show features muscle cars, hot rods, pickups, projects, and motorcycles,” Hayes said. 

The vehicles will range from ones that need restoration to vehicles that are literally better than when they were new. The sale will also feature a large lot of automobilia and petroliana, such as porcelain signs, dealership displays, and oil company advertising. Such items will range in value from good pieces for the collector just starting out up to some premium pieces for the serious collector. 

Additional features include a lift vendor with two- and four-post lifts, food vendor with barbecue and beer. The Sunflower Rod and Custom car club will display a showcase of the history of the SRCA dragstrip. Door prizes will be given away throughout the day and anyone with a paid admission is eligible to win. 

“This is an event you won’t want to miss! It’s a great day you can spend with family and friends, enjoying great cars, memorabilia, food, and fun,” said Chad Ehrlich, co-organizer of the F&E event. 

Admission is $5 per person. Go to or call 800-503-2277 for more information.