“Any auction vehicle that is 30 years old will have a unique... smell - old sweat, mothballs, and milldew. If you have ever smelled the inside of a car at a junkyard, you’ll be intimately familiar with the aroma. The fellow who owned this Reagan era GMC van already had a 32-ounce can of deodorizer next to the driver’s seat.

http://www.dashboard-light.com/a-day-at-the-auto-auction-january-23rd-2018/