The Barris Kustom Family Announce Long Awaited Sale: George Barris Personal Collections at Barris Kustom Garage Sale

August 17, 18, and 19th. North Hollywood, California, 91602

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The Barris Kustom Family Announce
Long Awaited Sale of George Barris Personal Collections at Barris Kustom Garage Sale
August 17, 18, and 19th / 10am – 4pm
Location: Barris Kustom Shop, 10811 Riverside Drive, North Hollywood, CA 91602

Los Angeles– The Barris Kustom Family and Crew is excited to announce they are officially partnering with ~Again LA Estate Sales~ who has over 20 years of experience in hosting some of the best vintage sales in Los Angeles/Hollywood. ~Again LA~ crew will be curating and creating the long awaited Barris Garage Sale this coming August 17th, 18th, 19th at the historic Barris Kustom Shop located in North Hollywood. It is HERE where the regulars stopped by including Elvis, Clint Eastwood, Adam West, The Beach Boys, Sonny & Cher, and John Lennon and Yoko Ono. For the FIRST time the Barris family has dug through over 60 years worth of their George Barris’ archives, attics, into every nook and cranny of the Barris Shop. They will be releasing unique collectible items, scripts, posters, books/mags, memorabilia, and MORE from the amazing collection to share with Fans and Collectors from around the world.

What to EXPECT: Historical Memorabilia… hand written notes, autographed items, and hand cut ups from George Barris. Magazines & Books… vintage SAE Handbooks, thousands of Automotive magazines from Motor Trend, Hot Rod, Car Craft, onto Popular Hot Rodding that range from the 1950s-2000s. Gossip Magazines, like LIFE and PEOPLE, from the 60s-80s when the likes of Bo Derek, Farrah Fawcett, and John Travolta were on the covers… and many many MORE old mags; and even old PlayBoys.

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Some mags still have the address labels that show Barris Kustom and George Barris on them. Movie & TV Show Scripts… given to George Barris for car design pitches and etc. that range from the 60s-80s, for movies/shows like The Patsy by Jerry Lewis, original Bladerunner, CHiPs TV Show, and more. Vinyl Records… from 60s-80s from the likes of The Beatles, Elvis, The Beach Boys, Jackson 5, The Monkees, Sonny & Cher, and so on… some still in their original cellophane wraps. Posters… Hundreds of movie, tv shows, and car show posters from the 1960s Batman onto 80s — early 2000s for movies/shows like The Car, Mad Max, Knight Rider, Jurassic Park, James Dean, etc. Toys… OVER 600 Batman Toys alone from the 1970s on up to early 2000s, which were personal toys George Barris bought and collected throughout the years with him being the designer and builder of the original 1960s Batmobile. Miscellaneous toys that range from old Hot Wheels, Johnny Lightning, vintage die casts, model kits, and other vintage goodies. Car Parts…

Barris Kustom is releasing the last Hot Rod body ever owned by George Barris and Barris Family, which is a 1928/29 Ford Pick-Up Brookville body (Authenticity included), along with some miscellaneous parts like hood scopes, gold Appelton spotlights, fake engine blocks for mock ups, onto tires, old tools and more parts. Old trophies and plaques… that were dedicated and given to George Barris from City Councils and Car Shows all over the world. “Come be apart of automotive and entertainment history, and even take a piece of history home with you.”, said Jared Barris, grandson of the late George Barris and garage sale coordinator.

More About George Barris and Barris Kustom: Barris Kustom is one of the oldest car brands in the automotive and entertainment business for almost 70 years. Started by George Barris and Sam Barris in the 1940s, Barris Kustom has built some of the world’s most famous cars that range from radical kustoms, like the Hirohata Merc and the Ala Kart that was featured in the Henry Ford Museum, onto famous TV builds like the original 1960s Batmobile and Munster Koach that would become Entertainment Icons on the television screens for millions around the WORLD.

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Media is invited to announce this historic sale event. During the week of the event Monday thru Thursday- electronic media (TV) news is invited to visit the Barris Kustom Shop for pre-weekend coverage.

The Barris Kustom Family Announce with ~Again LA Estate Sales~
Long Awaited Sale of George Barris Personal Collections at Barris Kustom Garage Sale
August 17, 18, and 19th / 10am – 4pm
Location: Barris Kustom Shop, 10811 Riverside Drive, North Hollywood, CA 91602

Contact: Edward Lozzi, Lozzi Media Services 310-922-1200 epl@lozzipr.com for appointment and questions.

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