First auction at Cameron Park’s Lost in the 50s museum as owner prepares to move on

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Batmobiles and DeLoreans: Vintage collectors items go under the hammer Glen Jennings with a 1966 Auburn Boat Tail Roadster. Picture: Simone De Peak
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The Delorean – most famous as the time machine from the Back to the Future movies. Picture: Simone De Peak

A huge collection of memorabilia and cars will go for auction later in the year. Picture: Simone De Peak

A huge collection of memorabilia and cars will go for auction later in the year. Picture: Simone De Peak

A huge collection of memorabilia and cars will go for auction later in the year. Picture: Simone De Peak

A huge collection of memorabilia and cars will go for auction later in the year. Picture: Simone De Peak

A huge collection of memorabilia and cars will go for auction later in the year. Picture: Simone De Peak

A huge collection of memorabilia and cars will go for auction later in the year. Picture: Simone De Peak

A 1957 Chevrolet Belair golf cart. Picture: Simone De Peak

A huge collection of memorabilia and cars will go for auction later in the year. Picture: Simone De Peak

A huge collection of memorabilia and cars will go for auction later in the year. Picture: Simone De Peak

A huge collection of memorabilia and cars will go for auction later in the year. Picture: Simone De Peak

A huge collection of memorabilia and cars will go for auction later in the year. Picture: Simone De Peak

A huge collection of memorabilia and cars will go for auction later in the year. Picture: Simone De Peak

A huge collection of memorabilia and cars will go for auction later in the year. Picture: Simone De Peak

TweetFacebook Lost in the 50s Museum, Cameron ParkMuseum owner Glen Jennings will auction his collection of thousands of pieces of Americana memorabilia. Pictures: Simone De PeakFor anyone who’sever wanted to get theirhands a Batmobile,the kind the Caped Crusader drove in the cult 1960s TV series,this weekend could be thebest chance.

Glen Jennings, who is closing down the Lost in the 50s retro museum at Cameron Park, said he expected the replica superhero vehicle to be the piecethat attracted the most interest when hundreds of itemsto go under the hammer this weekend.

Read more: Under the hammer: Auction announced as time called on vintage museum

Mr Jennings, an accomplished collector who has had accumulated everything from vintagecars to toys and trinkets over 35 years and has displayed themat his Cameron Park museum,has decided to move on.

Some of the memorabilia that will go to auction. Picture: Simone De Peak

He opened his collection to the general public for the final time on Friday before an auction, with only registered bidders allowed, takes place on Saturday and Sunday.

It’s the first of three auction events, the others to follow in November and December, in which he plans to sell all but a few of his favourite pieces.

Read more: Car collection lost in the 50s

A 1981 DeLorean (the time machine from theBack to the Futurefilms), a1963 Harley Davidson topper scooter, a1958 Century Coronado timber boatand a1957 Rockola jukebox are some of the items Mr Jennings expects to attract great interest.

“All up across this weekend it’s just under 700 [items],” he said.

“I’ve got 90 cars, motorbikes and bits and pieces and the rest is high-end memorabilia.

“It’s a big undertaking–massive.”

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