Monterey, CA, May 22, 2008 – At Automobilia Monterey you will find treasures from the finest European, US, and South American vendors who are offering rare collectibles including: largest photo archive, finest signs, top pre-war memorabilia, world’s most significant inventory of vintage auto posters, incredibly diverse collections of rallye plates, grille badges, badges & pins, hood ornaments, Heuer instruments, as well as top-line scratch built models, vintage books, documents, literature, paper collectibles, in addition to a unique stock of auto-themed scarves, ties & shirts, original art & photography.

It is the mission of this event to enable each enthusiast to buy the best from the best. Automobilia Monterey is unique in the auto world by being a focused event in a relaxed, indoor setting, and not an adjunct to a car show or race; it is devoted to only original vintage automobilia. Having on-premises professional pack-and-ship facilities contributes to the genuine ease of doing business for all involved.

Show hours have been expanded in response to the dramatic increase in attendance, as follows:

Tuesday, August 12: opens at 10am and closes at 6pm
Wednesday, August 13: opens at 10am and closes at 7pm

Located, as always, at the Embassy Suites in Seaside, at the intersection of US 1 & Route 218, just north of 68 (Salinas-Monterey Highway).

Admission & Silent Auction, benefiting The Monterey Rape Crisis Center: Single day $15; Two-day $20

Complete information and photos from 2007 with a vendor list is available online at