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  • The Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum microcars, bmw isetta, messerschmitt, messerschmidt, kr200, micro cars
    The Largest Collection of Microcars In The World The Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum is dedicated to the Preservation Interpretation Exhibition and History of Microcars Now Closed to the General Public as everything was sold at Auction February 2013 Check back

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  • Museum Information
    problems of mobilizing the population under adverse conditions It s said that the true master reveals himself within limitations and so this focusing of energy and talent resulted in an enormous variety of small vehicles some successful others less so but all of them interesting The microcar or bubble car came to symbolize this period of renewed energy and pulling together The bubble car boom lasted only a decade but the period left a lasting impression even on those who abandoned their Kabinenroller for a real car The cars continue to be found in barns and collections throughout the world but are particularly meaningful to the Europeans whose lifestyle was in part made possible by these tiny cars The Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum seeks to pay tribute to the people who built and loved these wonderful vehicles some of which achieved lasting fame others sinking into obscurity It hopes to bring this brief colorful flowering of talent and ingenuity to the attention of a new generation of automobile enthusiasts What is a MICROCAR The Museum Collection is primarily focused on Microcars in the late 1940 s pre 1964 range with Engine sizes of 700cc or less many are 250cc and

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  • Virtual Tour of the Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum
    Microcars in the World MUSEUM INFO VIRTUAL TOUR CONTACT VIDEOS SEARCH START TOUR or look for a specific microcar in the TOUR INDEX Note This is an archived version of

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  • Contact Us
    Collection in Madison GA is now closed to the General Public Everything was SOLD AT AUCTION February 2013 please contact us via email at contact microcarmuseum com Want to learn more about Vintage Microcars and the people that collect them

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  • Events
    including approximately 200 microcars along with an eclectic assortment of more than 300 lots of collectibles The offering includes period neon signage exceptionally rare kiddie rides hugely valuable micorcar models literature and delightful period vending machines and candy dispensers all from the 1950s the heyday of the microcar Bruce Weiner is the consummate collector with an incredible sense of fun and remarkable eye for rarity and quality elements that are all perfectly reflected in his prized collection says Rob Myers Chairman and Founder RM Auctions As a microcar collection the Bruce Weiner Museum is unequivocally the finest of its kind worldwide With many items having been closely guarded in private ownership and the vast majority coming to public auction for the first time the sale is truly unprecedented We are honored to have been selected by Bruce to present his museum collection and we look forward to welcoming enthusiasts to what promises to be an unbelievably fun and unforgettable weekend Highlighted by a magnificent roster of examples from the late 1940s through the early 1960s Bruce s microcar offering has to be seen to be believed Spanning a broad range of makes and models from around the world the spectacularly diverse collection comprises every imaginable microcar iteration body style engine displacement color combination and country of origin Whether they are highly original unmolested examples or recipients of exceptional professional restorations conducted onsite in Bruce s own shops each is considered by industry experts to be the best of the very best and in many cases the only examples made or surviving From the smallest production car ever built a 1964 Peel P 50 to the Italian iteration of the Messerschmitt known as the Mivalino the only 100 percent original one in the world the collection quite literally contains everything every imaginable Biscuter an assortment of four Goggomobil Transporters of which few additional examples exist and such rarities as a 1955 Kleinschnittger F 125 and two Voisin Biscooters the extraordinary microcar built by legendary French aviation and automotive engineer Gabriel Voisin Headlining the offering is the world s only complete Messerschmitt collection spanning from a 1953 KR175 to the second to last serial number known to exist It also includes the only surviving 1961 Messerschmitt KR201 Sport an incredibly rare 1957 Messerschmitt KR201 Roadster and a highly desirable Tiger the rarest of all Messerschmitts and the only one finished in this color combination Deemed the fastest microcar ever built the Tiger is capable of a top speed exceeding 70 mph a truly impressive feat considering its size Another lot of particular interest is the 1955 Messerschmitt KR200 formerly owned by American circus personality and entertainer Vic Hyde This pint sized treasure was given to Hyde by the factory as the first pre production example for publicity purposes and specially outfitted to hold his musical instruments The incomparable Isetta with its timeless bubble car design is also well represented in the Bruce Weiner Museum Aside from a pair of BMW 600s the

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  • Microcar Videos!
    Auto Show click the image to start playback Nelson Hicks interviews Bruce Weiner Bruce drives a Rovin D4 around click the image to start playback 4min The Microcar Museum on CBS News click the image to start playback 15min 22 sec 50MB Quicktime movie A nice Primer and History of Microcars click the image to start playback dialup users don t even try it it will take you 10 hours 3min 46sec 12 5MB QuickTime movie Motorweek visits the MicrocarMuseum click the image to start playback 50sec 2 8MB QuickTime movie Elvis Presley s Messerschmitt click the image to start playback Best Messerschmitt Video Ever click the image to start playback YouTube Video 1min 17sec 1 3MB Windows Media movie Original Messerschmitt KR175 commercial click the image to start playback 1min 33sec 4 6MB Quicktime movie Peel P50 in action as recorded on 8mm film on the Isle of Man by Peel Engineering click the image to start playback 2min 13sec 6 7MB Quicktime movie Peel Tridents on Parade at the Factory as recorded on 8mm film on the Isle of Man by Peel Engineering click the image to start playback 30 sec 1 5 MB Quicktime movie This is

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  • Search Microcarmuseum.com
    VIRTUAL TOUR MUSEUM INFO EVENTS VIDEOS Search Function is currently disabled

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  • What A Find !
    For Sale but a few people were interested in This car or That car Bruce was interested in ALL of them A deal was hammered out and 21 of the Microcars were packed into 7 containers and shipped to Madison Georgia All the Microcars were still covered with the original German dust and dirt from sitting for 25 years indoors Some cars needed nothing more than a good bath some

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