On the Auction Block

At the end of June, Art Astor, a California native and 50-year broadcasting veteran, will auction more than 250 cars from his private collection, which includes a 1940 Cadillac Series 75 formal sedan that was built for industrialist Howard Hughes. The auction will also offer rare memorabilia such as Astor’s collection of early radios, telephones, televisions, and microphones?all in working condition?the result of Astor’s 30-year acquisition history. The event will be held June 27- 29 at the Astor Classics Museum in Anaheim, California, and will be simultaneously broadcast via www.liveauctioneers.com, where bids can be placed live from anywhere in the world. (www.rmauctions.com)

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