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Who We Are
Automobilia Auctions was formed in 1994 by long-time car and automobilia collector Jerry Lettieri.

For the past 50 years Jerry has been involved in the collector car hobby and business. Jerry’s father was a hobbyist and he followed in his footsteps. He started collecting automobilia at at early age and then became interested in hot rods, antiques, sports and racing cars. He has owned, bought and sold hundreds of collector automobiles from Fords to Ferraris.

He raised a family and had a conventional career. He began working in the aircraft industry and then spent 31 years as a mathematics professor for the Hartford State Technical College.

His current collection is quite diverse - including a 1929 4.5 liter Bentley, 1937 MG NB six cylinder overhead cam, 1959 Mercedes-Benz 300SL roadster, 1938-1951 Marchese Special Indy 500 car, 1932 Ford roadster period hot rod, 1934 Ford roadster, 1967 Mini Cooper S, 1957 Chevrolet convertible and the 1949 Zora Arkus-Duntov J 2 Ardun Allard, the first Allard entered in competition.

What We Do
Since 1994 Automobilia Auctions LLC has been conducting no-reserve live auctions of quality automobilia, in the greater Hartford CT area. During that time we have earned a reputation for straight forward No Reserve selling, reasonable commission rates, prompt payment to consignors and bringing a myriad of fresh desirable automotive memorabilia, literature artwork and collectibles to market. Bidding for our Auctions is available to everyone, you may bid : Live, Absentee, Phone or Internet.

What We’ve Done
Our consignments have included: • the largest private collection of Cadillac sales and service literature in existence • the G. Whitney Snyder estate collection of fine automobilia • surplus and duplicate automotive literature from Cleveland’s Crawford Automotive Museum Library • books, literature and original drawings from the library of the late Peter Helck, America’s best know automotive artist • the library of automotive author/artist/collector Ralph Stein • the Ralph Dunwoodie automotive literature, book and technical material collection • the Francis Ludington collection of Bugatti-related and other automobilia.

How Our Consignors Have Done
$3000 for an example of the first Gmund Porsche sales brochure
$6900 for an enameled cigarette case with an early European racing scene
$3600 for a 1953 Mexican Road Race poster
$2400 for a circa 1915 Automobile Club of America enamel sign
$3600 for a 1904 Connecticut leather license plates
$5750 for a 1905 Carette limousine tin toy
$7700 for Invicta Black Prince mascot
$1375 for 1910 Mercedes sales brochure
$2250 for 1930 Cadillac Fleetwood portfolio

What We Can Do For You
We are always pleased to give advice on the efficient selling of one item or and entire collection of automobilia. We’re equipped to appraise, transport and sell at our two no-reserve auctions each year or should the size warrant, to stage single owner and estate auctions of important and extensive collections. We publicize each event through the traditional old-car media like Hemmings plus specialized magazines such as Sports Car Market, through our own extensive international mailing list of active automobilia collectors/customers, through displays at major swap meets like Hershey, Automobilia Montetey and other major events.


How To Contact Automobilia Auctions LLC

Gerald Lettieri
132 Old Main St.
Rocky Hill, CT 06067

TEL 860-655-8682
email glettieri@cox.net