Neil Krinke has been farming on the same family farm and ranch for over a 100 years south of Scranton, North Dakota.  The Krinke farm has focused on wheat, peas and cattle for many years.

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However, cars are the real passion that Neil Krinke has had since he was a little boy.  Neil first began restoring cars back in 1973.  Neil is a pretty handy guy, and did much of the restoration himself, only farming out the bigger jobs.

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Over the course of the next portion of Neil's life he really began his car collection.  I spoke to his son Aber over the phone recently, and he told me his father bought most of his cars from western North Dakota and eastern Montana.  He also bought a lot of cars for parts for cars and cars for parts.  Sometimes these restoration projects take a long time.  One vehicle that Neil worked on, a 1941 Ford convertible took 5 or 6 years to complete.

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Neil knew there would come a time that he would sell his prize car collection.  He's retired now at 80 years young.  I asked Neil's son Aber if any of his family will be getting any of the collection.  He told me, "They're welcome to bid on anything they want."

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Neil Kirinke's amazing collection of rare cars, signs and many hard to find dry western metal Ford bodies, that hot rodders are always on the hunt for will be going to auction on September 18th at 9:30 am Mountain Time.  Their will be a "preview day" on September 17th.  To see more on what's going to auction with the Krinke/VanDerBrink Auction click here.

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