All posts by Eric Shoemaker

Hello, I'm Eric. I started Air-Cooled Artifacts (previously, 1967beetle.com and Lane Russell). I drive a '67 Beetle daily and love to share vintage Volkswagen stories with the world.

Rick’s Ortenburger’s L639 Zenith Blue ’67 Beetle

Our interest in the VW Beetle was peaked again while attending a classic car show in Röllbach, Germany while visiting our family there in the Upper Franconia area in August 2017. There were many classic cars at

Air-Cooled Artifacts – Reviving Classic Volkswagens

Hello, The next time you visit our online shop, you’ll notice a fresh look and a new name for our company — Air-Cooled Artifacts. When my wife and I first started Lane Russell in 2009, we

SOLD – L620 Savanna Beige ’67 Beetle

  A quick mention of this L620 Savanna Beige ’67 Beetle sent over by a reader. It seems the values on the type 1 sedan keep climbing up. This car appears to be mostly correct.

SOLD – L282 Lotus White ’67 Beetle

Fresh to the market, we have a very respectable L282 Lotus White ’67 Beetle for sale. Marius and I haven’t met in person, but our appreciation for period correct details transcends distance. You know the

SOLD – L282 Lotus White ’67 Beetle

Hello, classic Volkswagen community. We have a very special L282 Lotus White ’67 Beetle that’s just come to the market. Every now and then, the stars align and very original cars such as this surface.