1952 Maverick Sportster “Scale Models” Now Available

Hi Gang… Great news…..you can now create your own Undiscovered Classics collection and save some garage space while doing so.   Thanks to the efforts of Alex Kotyar of Esval Models and some keen rendering work of artist extraordinaire Dan Palatnik, two versions of the 1952 Maverick Sportster … Continue reading

The LeGene “Californian” Roadster – Designed and Built in San Bernardino, California: Part 1

Hi Gang… We’ve been researching this car since 2008, but it took our appearance on Ray Evernham’s Velocity TV show “AmeriCarna” in 2015 for us to finally learn what it was.  We’ve had many “adventures” here at Undiscovered Classics, but … Continue reading

Woodill Wildfire Barn Find Surfaces in France: Welcome to Retromobile 2014

Hi Gang… Each year, a show in France draws an international audience that captivates enthusiasts and professionals alike.  It’s called “Retromobile” and showcases vintage, classic, sports, and all kinds of vehicles galore (click here to learn more).  I haven’t been … Continue reading

Bob Deull’s Atlas Sports Car – Another “Californian” Mystery Car Restored, Racing & Rarin’ To Go!

Hi Gang… The “hunt” is on! Well….it’s been “on” here at Forgotten Fiberglass for about a decade, and with your help we’ve solved many a mystery – but many remain to be solved.  Like today’s story about Bob Duell’s sports/race … Continue reading

Glasspar G2 Photos and Video in Johnny Dark Film – Starring Tony Curtis

Hi Gang… If you’re here at Forgotten Fiberglass, then you HAVE to see this 1954 movie starring Tony Curtis, Piper Laurie and Don Taylor.  It’s manna from heaven if you like the handcrafted sports cars of the 1950s and includes … Continue reading

Jim Potter – The “Rock Star” Author of Fiberglass Specials: 1961 Trend Book “Restyle Your Car”

  It is interesting to note that there probably aren’t two identical Wildfires in existence today, simply because each builder customized his car the way he wanted to.  Therefore, you’ll find Buick Wildfires, Chevrolet Wildfires, Ford Wildfires, and a host … Continue reading

Bill Tritt’s Glasspar Race Car – Video To Watch of the Mameco-Ardun at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in 2012

Hi Gang… The golden age of postwar racing in America started in the late 1940s and folks like Bill Tritt of Glasspar watched ringside in California with great interest.  And I’m sure the thoughts of racing were on his mind when he … Continue reading

Saving an Almquist Sabre – A Trip Through Time With Clark Mitchell and the ‘Macaroni Monza’ – November, 2012

Hi Gang… We’re building a community….a “fiberglass community” that is. Several years ago I had the honor of meeting a gaggle of ‘glass guys from the Northeast Jack Woolridge, Bill Jackson, and Roger Adam – spearheaded by Clark Mitchell.  Most … Continue reading

Maverick Sportster Brochure: “Land Bound Pegasus With Air-Borne Power And Cloud-Like Riding Quality”

Hi Gang… This is a beautiful brochure from Sterling Gladwin, the designer, creator, and builder of the Maverick Sportster.  Although the Maverick was first offered in late 1952, this brochure is dated as “received” on June 8th, 1955.   We’re still … Continue reading

Maverick Sales Sheet from Industrial Plastics Services (1952) – A Rare Bird Indeed

Hi Gang… Alden Jewell’s collection continues to astound us here at Forgotten Fiberglass.  Recently he shared this flyer not from Maverick Motors but from Industrial Plastics Services.  This was the organization that built the Vale bodies (we hope more than … Continue reading