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Rare sale of 200 WWII-era military vehicles offers tanks for the memoriesNow I wish that lottery ticket had panned out.
Hmmm….I wonder how the guy came into his wealth? It doesn't say, nor does this article from 2009 (although interestingly, it does say that the tanks were expected to go to the Patton Museum, not The Collings Foundation).
I belong to the US Armor & Cavalry Association which runs the Patton Museum. According the Assoc. newsletter we could not raise the funding to move the collection and the Collings Foundation stepped up and took it over.If I remember right, the guy that owned them was some type of investment banker/venture capitalist.
They expect the Panzer IV from Littlefield's collection to go for up to $2.5 million. There is a video interview with the head of the foundation that inherited the collection on Bloomberg.
If you still have few savings, these are on salehttp://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-northamptonshire-28509563
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