Corvette’s last of the C3 muscle

 In the year 2000 I came across a wonderful find. A 1979 L-82 Corvette survivor. The owner had not used it in some time and it was time to find a new owner. This would be the first of my Corvette purchases but by far not may last. The car catches attention and is one […]

Ariston Audio and the art of a stylus meeting vinyl

Ranking high on my value of life and living are the quality finds that pass through my hands. Opportunities arise daily and without insight or experience these pass us by much too often.  I feel blessed with the knowledge passed on through my father of buying quality and recognizing the properties of fine design and workmanship. Each […]

Garage Sale Day

Fall has come upon us and the day today was a wonderful sun filled 23 degree day. The feel of last nights chill in the morning air was blanketed by my overalls as my day began opening the shed door and wheeling out into the elements an inventory of used vintage marvels.

Case Service Manuals and Rare Publications

For the past 20 years, Sokal has been digitally encrypting and selling rare and scarce documents including Case service manuals. This started with the scanning of Oliver tractor service manuals after my father sold his farm implement business in 1976. Years later I had taken over the farm and uncovered hundreds of rare and scarce […]