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Richard Dabrowski

Richard Dabrowski

Certified Master Vehicle Appraiser and Classic Wheels LLC President


A lifelong automobile enthusiast, Rich has been under the hood since rebuilding his first engine at the age of fourteen.  A string of performance cars soon followed and continues to this day.  With extensive experience in automotive manufacturing, restoration and repair, Rich brings a true enthusiast’s passion to his work in the antique and special interest automotive field.  Rich is knowledgeable in the history of collector cars, nostalgia cars, and special interest vehicles of all types.  He brings this expertise to our clients to help them get the most out of their classic car experience.



Rich has been involved in the classic auto industry for over forty years and has extensive professional experience in automotive restoration and repair as well as direct involvement in the OEM automotive field as a project & product manager during a 36-year engineering career.  This hands-on involvement makes him fully knowledgeable of the cost and complexity of restoration work, and the value and quality of work performed.  An in depth knowledge of paint, body and mechanical systems along with numerous judging credentials provides the expertise to accurately assess the condition and value of vehicles of all types.  



  • Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) #013229
  • Central CT Chapter AACA (President)
  • Historical Automobile Group International
  • Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA)
  • SEMA Action Network
  • Valley Collector Car Club (Director & Past President)
  • American Society of Certified Auto Appraisers
  • Connecticut Council of Car Clubs
  • Historic Vehicle Association
  • Vintage Chevrolet Club of America #55665
  • Hometown Foundation – Dream Show for Special Olympics Guest Judge


  • Appraisers Guild of America – Certified Personal Property Appraiser
  • AACA Senior Master National Judge and HPOF team member
  • Certified Master Vehicle Appraiser
  • Uniform Standards for Professional Appraisal Practices 2020-2023 Compliant

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