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2022 Oriental Classic Car Show
Local and abroad, foreign and domestic
October 14, 2022

N
inety-six. It’s the number of vehicles registered for this year’s Oriental Classic Car Show.

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A ’32 Ford 5 Window Coupe.

The event is organized by The Rotary Club and proceeds benefit their charitable efforts.

Several new entries were at the show like a ’64 Corvair Greenbrier van and a ’91 Nissan Figaro meant solely for the Japanese market.

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Hood ornaments for a Nissan Figaro, an Alfa Romeo, and a Packard.
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Orange, blue, and black Jeeps all in a row.

Fourteen people’s choice awards were given out as well as several ‘Best in’ awards:

Best in Show
• Andy Bayliss, New Bern – 1960 Porsche 356

Best in Show Runners Up
• David Miller, Beaufort – 1965 Mustang
• Rick Maldonato, Merritt – 1957 Chevy Bel Air

Best Truck
• Karen Keener, Jacksonville – 1948 Dodge pickup

Best Bike
• Matt Shininger, Merritt – 1981 Harley-Davidson FLHE Heritage

Best Survivor
• Faron Watson, Merritt – 1935 Plymouth P-15

Best Club Participation
• Eastern NC Porsche Club of America

Kid’s Choice Trophy
• Lester Everhart, New Bern – 1923 Ford T-Bucket

People’s Choice trophies
• Lisa Burgess, New Bern – 1991 Nissan Figaro
• Andy Bayliss, New Bern – 1960 Porsche 356
• Rick Maldonado, Merritt – 1957 Chevy Bel Air
• Tim Tabek, New Bern – 1932 Ford Model A 5-window coupe
• Danny Lloyd, Oriental – 1939 Packard Opera Coupe
• Bill Ramsden, Chocowinity – 1964 Corvair Greenbriar
• Deb & Ken Keplar, Zebulon – 1941 Dodge WC12
• David Johnson, Beulaville – 1957 Ford Skyliner
• Earle Bernard, Oriental – 1950 Willys Jeepster
• David Langston, Dover – 1967 Porsche 912
• David Miller, Beaufort – 1965 Mustang 2+2
• Garley & Barbara Daniels, Grantsboro – 1962 Chevy Impala
• Lester Everhart, New Bern – 1923 Ford T-Bucket
• Doug Ashton, Havelock – 1965 Corvette
• Chuck Griffin, Jacksonville – 1966 Mustang K-code
• Oran Benson, Pantego – 1964 Thunderbird Landau

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This ’32 Ford Coupe with a matte black paint job.
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Brass knuckles emergency brake on a the ’32 Ford.
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A 1960 Porsche 356 took Best in Show.
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Details from the ’60 Porsche owned by Andy Bayliss.
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A special plate on the ’91 Nissan Figaro.
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Right handed driver from Japan: a ’91 Nissan Figaro.
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Several winners with their awards.
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Details of the ’57 Bel Air – interior, headlights and fins.
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‘65 Ford Mustang Fastback.
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Inside of the ’65 Ford Mustang, looking out the back window.
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The ’64 Corvair Greenbrier is one of 6,201 ever made, and about 300 that are still roadworthy.
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Inside the Greenbrier.
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Stickers of the day with a few newer additions.
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A red ’74 Karmann Ghia owned by Jim Fletcher.
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A hat for the Civil Defense league circa 1950’s.
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Paul Jodin demonstrating the civil defense hat.
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The ’64 Thunderbird Landeau won a people’s choice award.
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A club sticker for Thunderbirds.
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‘48 Ford Super Deluxe sporting an American flag.
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The Chrome details on a ’48 Ford Super Deluxe.
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A WWII Dodge WC12 in olive drab.
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The view across the hood of the ’75 Chevy.
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Details of the ’75 chevy belonging to Jean Safko.
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A ’32 Ford 5 Window Coupe with the hood lifted.
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The trophies waiting on winners.
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The view along the river.
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The ’57 Ford Fairlane Skyliner was an eye-catcher at the show.
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David Johnson took home a people’s choice award for his ’57 Skyliner.
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The ’69 MG Midget.
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Earle Barnard is his ’50s Willys Jeepster.
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A lime green 50s Willys Jeepster.
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‘70 Dodge Dart Swinger.
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A plush expression on the back of a ’23 Ford T-Bucket.
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Rolf Anselm and Melanie Hoefsler enjoy the ’23 Ford T-Bucket. It was one of the only vehicles adults and children were invited to touch.
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Rotary organizer Sam Myers.

Posted Friday October 14, 2022 by Allison DeWeese


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