The Owls Head Transportation Museum’s 39th Annual New England Auto Auction is Friday, Aug. 19, and Saturday, Aug. 20, inside the museum's main building. More than 200 antique, classic and special-interest vehicles will be offered for sale to the highest bidder during the museum’s major annual fundraising event.

The museum’s inaugural auction of fine automobilia and petroliana collectibles will start at 2 p.m. Friday. On Saturday, the sale of automobiles will begin at 9:30 a.m. Spectators are welcome to attend both sales, as well as the auction preview, which runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily Aug. 15 through Aug. 19 with admission of $20 each day, including registration for the Friday automobilia auction. Spectator admission to the Saturday auction is also $20.

All registered auto auction bidders may bid on the automobilia auction as part of their registration package. The inventory in the automobilia sale represents items of interest for all collectors, including salesman’s samples, gas pumps, porcelain signs, automobile-related art, ephemera and more. A full inventory of items crossing the block on Friday can be viewed at

Bidder registration for the Saturday auction will be available on site from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, and preview and registration will begin at 7 a.m. Saturday, and will extend through the conclusion of the sale. Bidder registration is $85 and includes an auction catalog, free admission for two adults to the auction preview and two seats in the reserved bidders' section on auction day. Pre-register to bid by contacting Kathryn Pardo at or by phone at 594-4418.

Concessions will be available for purchase throughout the auction, and a beer garden, featuring wine and beer, will be offered.

Automobiles included in the 2016 automobile sale represent vehicles for every taste and budget. The diverse assortment of vehicles includes a wide selection of pre-1930 vehicles, classic muscle cars, sports cars, pickups and more. Vehicles of note include a 1967 Plymouth GTX 426 Hemi 4-speed, a 1907 Autocar Type XIV racer, a 1928 Harley-Davidson JDXL, an original 1930 Packard Deluxe eight series 745 seven passenger touring, a 1954 Chevrolet Corvette and many more.

For further information, contact Auction and Event Coordinator Toby Stinson at 594-4418.