(Traverse City, Mich. April 2007) – Hagerty Insurance Agency, the nation’s largest insurance agency for classic and collector vehicles, organized a birthday tribute to one of America’s most iconic and beloved cars – the ’32 Ford Deuce, which turns 75 years old this year. The celebration took place on April 14 at the annual Food Lion AutoFair in Concord, North Carolina. Hagerty presented 1, 932 birthday treats to attendees at the event, and gave away (32) 1932 Ford die cast cars to help commemorate this special occasion.

“We had an absolute blast handing out the birthday treats and die casts in honor of the 75th birthday of the ’32 Ford Deuce,” says Bob DeKorne of Hagerty Insurance Agency. “The attendees were thrilled to have the opportunity to celebrate such an iconic car. Many enthusiasts took time to swap great stories about their own experiences with the ’32 Ford which made the event even more memorable.”

The ’32 Ford Roadster is the legendary car respondents from Hagerty’s annual hobby survey say they’d most like to see brought back through a re make. The Survey solicits more than 100,000 Hagerty members for their opinions on everything from what types of autos they collect to why they collect them. The survey helps gauge industry trends, tracks hobbyist behaviors and monitors the pulse of the collector car market.

The Food Lion AutoFair, a four day event, is the world’s largest automotive extravaganza. The event attracts more than 160,000 visitors, 60 car club displays and offers more than 10,000 vendor spaces each year.

Hagerty is the leading insurance agency for collector vehicles and boats in the nation and host to the largest network of collector car owners. Hagerty offers collector car insurance, financing and roadside assistance, as well as a variety of useful information resources. The company works proactively on hobby legislation and supports the Collectors Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preservation of the hobby. For more information, call 800-922-4050 or visit www.hagerty.com.

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