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In Pictures: World's finest cars on display at the Concours d'Elegance

The event, part of Classic Car Week on California’s Monterey Peninsula, aims to recognize and encourage proper preservation of the world’s great automobiles, judging vehicles for their historical accuracy, technical merit, style and elegance

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The 1934 Packard 1108 Twelve Dietrich Convertible Victoria, owned by Joseph & Margie Cassini III, from West Orange, New Jersey, took the “Best of Show Award” at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in Pebble Beach, Calif., on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013.

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Confetti streams down as Joseph Cassini and his daughter Caroline Cassini drive on stage to receive the Best of Show award for their 1934 Packard 1108 Twelve Dietrich Convertible Victoria at the Concours d'Elegance on the 18th fairway of the Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, California, August 18, 2013.

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Photographers crowd around the Best of Show winner, a 1934 Packard 1108 Twelve Dietrich Convertible Victoria, owned by Joseph Cassini, at the Concours d'Elegance in Pebble Beach, California, August 18, 2013.

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The Icona Vulcano supercar is detailed while being displayed on the Concept Lawn during the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in Pebble Beach, California, August 17, 2013.

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The Icona Vulcano supercar is displayed on the Concept Lawn during the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in Pebble Beach, California, August 17, 2013.

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A Rolls-Royce Wraith is showcased on the Concept Lawn during the Concours d'Elegance in Pebble Beach, California, August 18, 2013.

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The Laraki Designs California Epitome supercar drives past the Lodge prior to being displayed on the Concept Lawn during the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in Pebble Beach, California, August 17, 2013.

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The Alfa Romeo Disco Volante - Touring Superleggera supercar is displayed on the Concept Lawn during the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in Pebble Beach, California, August 17, 2013.

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An Acura NSX Concept supercar is unloaded in front of the Lodge prior to being displayed on the Concept Lawn during the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in Pebble Beach, California, August 17, 2013.

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A toolkit is placed under a Lamborghini Miura SV Bertone Coupe during the Concours d'Elegance on the 18th fairway of the Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, California, August 18, 2013.

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A 1932 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Touring Spider is displayed during the Concours d'Elegance on the 18th fairway of the Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, California, August 18, 2013.

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Jim Hull (green jacket) and other judges compare notes next to a 1933 Alfa Romeo 8C Touring Le Mans during the Concours d'Elegance on the 18th fairway of the Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, California, August 18, 2013.

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Diane Comacho plays with her dog Roscoe next to a 1929 Lincoln L LeBaron Aero Phaeton during the Concours d'Elegance on the 18th fairway of the Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, California, August 18, 2013.

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Enzo the dog rests after Steven Tillack and Karen Sundstrom won their division with a 1960 Alfa Romeo Superflow IV Pinin Farina Coupe during the Concours d'Elegance in Pebble Beach, California, August 18, 2013.

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Award ribbons hang from the bumper of a 1935 Auburn 851 Speedster during the Concours d'Elegance on the 18th fairway of the Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, California, August 18, 2013.

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A 1955 Lincoln Indianapolis Boano Coupe drives to the stage to receive an award during the Concours d'Elegance on the 18th fairway of the Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, California, August 18, 2013.

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A Lamborghini Veneno (R) sits next to a 1963 Lamborghini 350 GTV Coupe on the Concept Lawn during the Concours d'Elegance in Pebble Beach, California, August 18, 2013.

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A 1914 American Underslung 642 Roadster drives off the stage after taking second place in the Class A Antique division during the Concours d'Elegance in Pebble Beach, California, August 18, 2013.

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The hood ornament of a 1937 Delage D8-120 Deltasport Three-Position Cabriolet is displayed at the Gooding & Company auction pavilion in Pebble Beach, California, August 17, 2013. Luxury car auctions are conducted during the Pebble Beach Automotive Week which includes the Concours d'Elegance.

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