Category Archives: Milhous Collection

1929 Indy 500 “Gilmore Special” Tether Race Car

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Butch Marx model, a one-off example and highly detailed. Features leather seating, amazing detail on the engine-turned dash and a stunning four-cyclinder engine. Wheelbase: 16.5 in. In excellent overall condition with only minor chipping visible on the cowl. 11x25 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection...
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“The Agajanian Special 98 JR” Dirt Track Tether Race Car

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An exact reproduction of the Troy Ruttman car and understood to be one of one in existence. Scratch-built by Butch Marx and highly detailed featuring an engine-turned dash, leather seat, four-to-one exhaust, extensive brightwork, wire wheels and beautifully applied correct graphics. Wheelbase: 10.5 in. 7.5x18...
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1948 Dooling F Prototype Tether Race Car

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Gas-engined race car featuring a .61 ignition and in beautiful restored condition. Liveried as the "Dooling Special" in orange and cream and wearing race number 31. Features extensive brightwork and is immaculate. Wheelbase: 11 in. As-new condition. 8.5x18.5 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo...
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1940 Peerless “Class B” Tether Race Car

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Gasoline-powered tether race car, one of the smaller scale classic examples. Nicely restored, featuring the livery of "Super Hurricane Power" and wearing race number 7. Wheelbase: 9.5 in. Slightly older restored condition showing some wear throughout. 7.5x15 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit...
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1930s “Tuffy’s Offy” Sprint Tether Car

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Gasoline-powered, one-off, aluminun Sprint car built by Marvin Reichert to exacting specifications. Finished in racing blue with a wood frame, wearing the race number 9 and liveried with "Tuffy's Offy." Wheelbase: 13 in. 10x20 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions...
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1948 “Malloy Special” Tether Race Car

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One of two built by Butch Marx, outstanding in every intricate detail. Flawless black paint accompanied with other details such as the leather seat, engine-turned dashboard, extensive brightwork and four-to-one exhaust. Wheelbase: 11 in. 8x17.5 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions...
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“Dreyer Special” Race Tether Car

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Intricately detailed gasoline-powered race car, one of three originally built by Mickey Fearon. Features detailed lettering, a four-to-one exhaust and a tan leather stitched interior. Wheelbase: 12.5 in. 11x19.5 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions...
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“NEHI Special” Hot Rod Tether Car

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Custom built by Butch Marx. Ford gasoline-powered hot rod, a great example of the period Model T rods. Wearing the race number 6, finished in tan with a red chassis and well detailed, including simple straight axles, correct-style seat and interior and rear outside-mounted gas...
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“Doc” Shanebrook Riverside Tire Special Tether Car

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Custom-built Sprint Car by Butch Marx featuring a gasoline engine and intricate detail throughout. Finished in the "Riverside Tire Special" livery sporting race number 5 and featuring extensive brightwork, an engine-turned dash, leather seating and beautifully detailed wire wheels. One of three known to have...
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1940 Bunch Speed Demon Tether Car

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A unique rail track racer that appears to have never been run. Displays the number 6 livery of the Bunch/Brown Special and Champion Spark Plugs. Features a leather seat, polished bonnet and cream paintwork and a solid oak frame. Wheelbase: 15 in. 10x21.5 inches. Part...
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Bantam Midget Tether Car

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Very unique gas-engined model finished in a matte brushed aluminum finish. A period piece bearing the race number 5 and unique four-to-one exhaust pipe. Wheelbase: 12.5 in. 10.5x19 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions...
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1939 Bremer Special Whirlwind Tether Car

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An outstanding, highly detailed original example. Features an exquisite metal banjo steering wheel, detailed gauges, a polished bonnet, red paintwork and a "Whirlwind" cast front axle. Wheelbase: 12.5 in. 11x18.5 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions...
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1940 Syncro Rocket Special Tether Car

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One-off model scratch-built by Jim Carmellini. Adorned with extensive brightwork, a polished bonnet and blue body, leather seat and engine-turned dash. A front-drive race car that is a very rare model. Wheelbase: 15 in. 9.5x22.5 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions...
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Bantam “Marvin Special” Gilmore Midget Race Car

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Custom built by Marvin Reichert in approximately 1993. Outstanding in its detail with everything from a proper leather seat, engine-turned dash, spring-load bonnet latches and extensive brightwork throughout. Wheelbase: 12 in. 11x19 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions  ...
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1940s “Riverside Tire Special” Tether Race Car

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1940s "Riverside [ether Race CarGas-engined racer scratch-built by Ted Horn. Highly detailed with a leather interior, engine-turned dash and extensive brightwork. Wheelbase: 12.5 in. Outstanding overall condition, like new. 10.5x20 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions...
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1950s McCoy Hot Rod

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Exceptional model that received a full restoration and new graphics by artist Rhonda Bigonet. Shows the true look of 1950s hot rodding at its best. Wheelbase: 10.5 in. In exemplary condition. 8.5x16 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions...
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1945 Reuhl Deluxe Front Drive Tether Car

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1945 Reuhl Deluxe Front Drive Tether CarA classic example finished in the historic number 7 "Blue Crown Spark Plug Special" livery. Wheelbase: 12.5 in. A highly original example in presentable overall condition showing wear on the brightwork and minor chipping on the paint. Part of...
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1946 Hiller Comet Streamliner Tether Car

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1946 Hiller Comet Streamliner Tether CarSleek tether car finished in its original blue paint with the "Hiller Comet" and the original stickers still applied. Wheelbase: 11.5 in. A highly original example in excellent preserved condition. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions...
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Bunch Speed Demon Model Tether Car

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Built on a wood frame and featuring intricate detail throughout. With "Bunch Power" by Donald Sohn, it is signed and dated on the undercarriage by Marvin Reichart, 1996. Wheelbase: 14.5 in. Excellent overall condition with fading on only one of the tires. 9.5x21 inches. Part...
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1948 McCoy “Irontop” Invader Model

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Tether car finished in a great paint scheme of black with yellow and black checked flames. Wheelbase: 11 in. Slightly older condition with some chipping of the paint. 7.5x17 inches. Part of the Milhous Collection Photo Credit RM Auctions  ...
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