March 2008, Damascus, MD

Looks like the PATINA meet was reasonably well-attended, although it might have been slightly chilly in the early morning:

Plenty of plaid flannel to be seen everywhere.

It's just not complete without a picture of Alan Weber, who looks optimistic, despite the early morning chill:

Rick's son oversees the sales while dad and RATS President For Life searches for more loot and pillage:

And here is the man himself, our Benevolent and Magnificent Leader for Life, explaining to a potential buyer how that screwdriver is aluminum because it was used by Charles Lindberg aboard the Spirit of St. Louis and weight was an issue. It doesn't look like the guy is buying either the story or the screwdriver: