A set of automobiles, vans and memorabilia owned by Menards founder John Menard’s brother Larry and his spouse Dawn is being auctioned by his property in Wisconsin on Oct 1.

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Larry Menard labored for his household’s chain of house enchancment shops for over half a century and was a member of the board of administrators when he died in 2019 at 74.

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The autos, which he saved in excellent situation in a personal museum at his house, vary from the Thirties to Nineteen Sixties and replicate his fondness for American manufacturers.

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Among the handfuls of tons are a 1946 Dodge pickup with the Menards emblem on it that was used for promotional occasions and a uncommon 1963 Chevrolet Corvette fuel-injected split-window coupe with its numbers-matching engine and 70,000 miles on the odometer.

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There are additionally eight Fifties Chevrolets, with the standout being a fully-restored black 1957 Bel Air Convertible with a fuel-injected engine that was almost changed into a customization mission by its former proprietor, Jesse James, earlier than Menard bought it.

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The sale, which additionally consists of a number of different pickups, Cushman scooters, gasoline pumps and different classic gadgets is being performed by VanDerBrink Auctions on the Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds in Chippewa Falls on Saturday, Oct. 2.