Largest Private Collection of Motoring Books and Journals Under the Hammer

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SYDNEY, Australia - April 22, 2014 - PRLog -- What is thought to be the most extensive private collection of automobile books magazines in Australia is now going under the hammer.

A keen historian, Barry Lake accumulated a vast repository of specialised books and magazines on motoring history and thousands of motoring journals. Lake was well known in the Australian motoring industry as a competition driver, road tester, reporter and later editor of Motor magazine.

Lake passed away in 2012.

The auctions are expected to drive strong interest from those in the motor industry and motoring fans.

The collection will be sold through a number of timed online auctions through O’Maras Valuers & Auctioneers. Theses online auctions are facilitated by Proxibid – the world’s largest online marketplace for buying and selling high-value and specialised assets.

Included in the collection

• How to Make Money from Vintage Cars

• History of Australian Speedways

Wheels and Motor Racing Magazines

• Data books on the Australian Motor Industry

• Thousands of items relating to sports cars, touring cars, navigation, safety, racing and mechanics.

Specific items of interest can be searched using O’Maras Proxibid search toolbar.

There are also many general interest books on history, art, and investing.

The collection can be inspected in person on Monday, 28th April from 8am to 4pm at 112 Lilyfield Rd, Lilyfield. Items can also be viewed online at

People over the age of 18 are able to register to bid. Up-to-date auction information and registration is available at

Auctions are set for staggered closing times from 28 April 2014.

About O’Maras Valuers & Auctioneers

O’Maras Valuers & Auctioneers is one of Australia’s premier valuation, asset management and auctioneering companies, O’Maras Valuers & Auctioneers has experience across a wide variety of industry segments. It was established in 1996 by Tim O’Mara.

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