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51st American Austin Bantam
Club National Meet
July 28 to July 31, 2014
Manchester, New Hampshire
Hosted by Chris Germana.
Call Chris at 603-361-3158 or
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Welcome to the world's first organization dedicated exclusively to the restoration and preservation of American Austin
and Bantam vehicles that were built in Butler, Pennsylvania. The club welcomes owners and fans of American Austin,
American Bantam, Bantam Reconnaissance Cars, as well as the English Austin Seven and its derivatives.
1941 BRC 40: hard-working ranch hand found in Oregon
September 1, 2013 - Last summer, a club member displayed his car at a concours d'elegance
show in Oregon. Another attendee casually mentioned that he had a friend who owned a Bantam
Reconnaissance Car but did not disclose its location. Persistance paid off and nine months later,
the club member was invited to see the 1941 BRC 40 "jeep" in person. Turns out the unknown
jeep had been a hard-working ranch hand for 47 years before it was retired. See the rest of the
story in the July/August 2013 issue of the American Austin Bantam Club News.
Other stories from this issue include: American Austin climbed Lookout Mountain in Colorado;
Bantam BT3 trailer rescued; Rare Austin 475 series coupe found in Washington; Bantam
factory-approved accessories; An in-depth look at the Bantam Super 4 line; Bantam vending cars
introduced hot dogs to Hawaii; and an Austin roadster "barn find" in New Hampshire. As a 14-time
winner of Old Cars Weekly's Golden Quill Awards, the American Austin Bantam Club News
delivers fresh stories six times a year.
Of course, you can't read the Club News articles if you're not in the club! So don't delay - join
today! The best source for American Austin and Bantam cars, parts, and information will be
delivered to your door, six times each year. Plus, you'll be eligible to take part in the national meet
with the ever popular swap meet.
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