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Amelia Island 2012

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bortz 1956 Cadillac Valkyrie


The 1956 Cadillac Valkyrie was one of the stars of the show at Amelia Island 2012.

The interesting thing is that when I got this car it came with a trophy that was awarded to the car at Madison Square Garden in 1955. Shortly after getting the car the trophy disappeared and I thought that somebody may have taken it. Recently I found it in a box that had been mis-labeled and I was so happy to find it again especially since the car went to Amelia Island in March 2012. The 1956 Cadillac Eldorado Valkyrie designed by Brooks Stevens with a Spohn body (same body company that made the Spohn body that was on the BMW Veritas that sold at the Lee Hartung sale).


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1955/56 Cadillac Eldorado Die Valkyrie Designed by Brooks Stevens and body by Spohn. Click here to see the video.


Valkyrie Read it here. The 1955-56 Cadillac Die Valkyrie by Joe Bortz, The Self-Starter Oct. 2012.

Amelia Island 2011

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Bortz Auto Collection at Amelia Island 2011 in the News


biscayneSm (16K) Read it here. 16th Annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance To Celebrate A ... By Deidre Woollard It was found in 1988 by Joe Bortz in the Warhoop Junkyard in Sterling Heights, Michigan and it had been cut into eight pieces as a preparation for its date with destruction. Bortz began to restore the car using files found in a file ... Luxist - http://www.luxist.com/.

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