Many of you watched our Highland County neighbor, Lynchburg, be featured on last week’s episode of American Pickers. The pickers toured Lynchburg resident, David Shaffer’s, collection of all-things dusty but failed to pry Dave’s fingers from any of his prized possessions. One item in Shaffer’s collection is a Vincent motorcycle from the 1940s. He was offered $30k but decided it couldn’t be replaced and apparently didn’t need the cash. If you’ve ever been in Lynchburg, Dave’s store, more of a warehouse, is a downtown storefront with large glass windows. It is a kick just to press your nose against the glass and relive your transportation past. I’ve done it a couple of times and it’s worth the drive. Maybe you’ll get lucky and Dave will appear and let you browse around inside.
Anyway, not only did the pickers film Dave and his treasures, but David Letterman sent along a crew to take some footage for his program. Below is a YouTube video of the Letterman footage. It’s pretty good.