The Fuelfed Swap Meet Proves a Great Success

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Our first annual Fuelfed Classic European Parts & Memorabilia Swap Meet was a great success considering we were shooting for a modest twenty vendors. 27 vendors signed in the end. The numbers do not convey the large array of great items for sale. The strength of Fuelfed as always been the diversity and passion of our members.

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Some of the top collectors are proud Fuelfed members and it showed with unobtainable Ferrari signage and factory Porsche work wear.

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We had a 32″ Spirit of Ecstasy solid bronze statute (Rolls Royce mascot) from a 1940’s London dealer display. Vintage toys, signage, Recaros, BBS rims, vintage sales literature. Even Michael Jordons’ BMW 850csi take-offs and a Moto Guzzi Eldorado.

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Our hosts The Last Detail were not to be out-done by the Spirit of Ecstasy and had some great projects on display for attendees to observe up close and personal. Two Aston DB5s, a Morgan, 911RS and E-type just to name a few.

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Peets coffee and pastry was on hand as well as some innovative young groms selling two cupcakes or fruit and joke for a dollar.

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The attendance was 90% Fuelfed members and everyone was excited to see some familiar faces and catch up from November.

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Probably the best compliment of the event was a senior Bentley Drivers Club director who stated: “How do you people do it? Your Coffee & Classics in Winnetka is the best event anywhere and this swap meet thing will no doubt be just as popular.” Simple really. We just do what we love, the way we want to do it.

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One Response to “The Fuelfed Swap Meet Proves a Great Success”

  1. Howard Yefsky Says:

    Missed a great event. Planned on attending but Grand Kids stuff came up. Crap!!! Howard >

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