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PROFILED: '60 MASERATI BIRDCAGE, '65 ALFA GTA, '57 MGA, '82 FERRARI 308, '32 FORD GOLDEN ROD, '35 MERCEDES-BENZ 500K SPECIAL ROADSTER 0 ‹t"it 43% <!? 97V Sp orts Car hIàrketT The Complete Insider's Guide to Collecting„, , - 6;0_ 'Yt'sN xfg? ro • 4_ •...NA WIMP. AUGUST 2001 4470 91750111 2 USA $4.95 Canada $6.95 wTnyw sportse8rrrnrket.co H. 08> 1,000 bidders Cobra Dayton Coke Can? -S K 1 e StarbuckiiiStzler's Sale" - The ustodylrattle - Cantour F50 Roll Over a 4. 240Z Brings $11,301 on eBay Motors -'59 pugh at $24,840 - Kiss Prowler Stuns cars for sale inside... 4' 2  '1

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Sports Car Market August 2001  20 1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA The greatest dual-purpose Alfa of all time. Mini-Profiles 23 1982 Ferrari 308 GTS QV "Prototipo" Stolen from the factory, but nobody cared. 27 1960 Maserati Tipo 60 "Birdcage" Race Car $2m buys a most original Birdcage. 76 1957 MGA 1500 Roadster Cheaper than a Miata, and will probably run all summer. 80 1935 Mercedes-Benz 500K Special Roadster A rolling Rembrandt brings $2.97m. 84 1932 Ford "Golden Rod" All steel, all original and sold for $84k. 42 Christie's  34 Bonhams & Brooks Font vielle, Monaco 46 Barrett-Jackson Elton John Collection 62 Poulain Le Fur Grimaldi Forum, Monaco 70 James G. Murphy Kenmore, WA 8 10 16 18 24 73 75 79 81 92 12 14 26 30 32 32 78 83 85 87 90 Columns Shifting Gears Keith Martin News, Previews & Gossip Cindy Banzer  46 Ask Mr. Kerb - How Much for an Automatic Cobra? Michael Duffey Bike Buys - 1974 Ducati 750 GT Bill Neill Sheehan Speaks - Importing an F50: Part ll Michael Sheehan The Appraiser's Corner - 1934 Bentley 3.5-Litre Park Ward DHC Lance Coren Legal Files - Who Owns the $3.75m Daytona Cobra? Alexander Leventhal Motobilia - Vintage Lithographs for Cheap Carl Bomstead  62 Porsche Gesprach - Selling My 914-6 Jim Schrager eWatch - A $1,200 Cigarette Case Carl Bomstead Departments  Auction Calendar You Write, We Read Mystery Photo Book Reviews Vintage Rally Calendar The Twenty Year Picture - Three Types of E-types Comments With Your Renewals Affordable Classics - 1984-89 Porsche 911 Carrera Mystery Photo Answers Display Advertiser's Index Collecting Thoughts - The New 2002 M-B C230; My First Ferrari 64 Petersen Museum, Los Angeles 64 Kensington Motor Group The Hamptons, NY On-Site Market Reports 34 Volume 13, #8 76 SPORTS CAR MARKET Editor & Publisher: Keith Martin Managing Editor: Cindy Banzer Art Director: Scott Abts Associate Art Director: Brian Grimmer Editorial Manager: Brian Rabold Research & Copy Editor: Bill Neill Subscriptions: Andrea Cole Office Manager: Marc Stevens Intern: David Swig Lead Auction Analysts: Dave Brownell, Dave Kinney, Richard Hudson-Evans Contributing Editors: Gary Anderson Carl Bomstead Michael Duffey Alexander Leventhal Jim Schrager Auction Analysts: John Apen, Chip Baldoni, B. Mitchell Carlson, Haig Haleblian, Gary Hoisington, Phil Skinner Contributors: Pat Braden, Steve Dorsey, Keith Duly, Glenn Herz, Raymond Milo, Steve Seno, Michael Sheehan, Tom Young European Correspondents: Giuseppe Tomasetti (IT), Don Wilson, Sabrina Longega Wilson (FR) For advertising information, call Brian Grimmer, 5031261-0555; fax 503/253-2234 artdir@sportscarmarket.com . For subscription information, call 503/261-0555; fax 503/253-2234 service@sportscannarket.com The information in Sports Car Market magazine is compiled from a variety of reliable sources. However, we must disclaim and deny any responsibility or liability for the timeliness, use, interpretation, accuracy, and completeness of the information presented. All material, data, formats and intellectual concepts in this issue copyright 2001 by the Alfa Romeo Exchange, dba Sports Car Market magazine, in this format and any other used by Sports Car Market magazine. Copyright registered with the United States copyright office. SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION Sports Car Market magazine (ISSN #152Z859X) is published monthly by Keith Martin Publications, PO Box 16130, Portland OR 97292. Periodicals postage paid at Portland, OR and additional entries. Subscription rates are $58 for 12 monthly issues in the US, $68 Canada/Mexico, Europe $78, Asia/Africa/Middle East $88. Subscriptions are payable in advance in US currency. Make checks to: Sports Car Market. Visa/MC accepted. For instant subscription, call 24hours 800/289-2819, 503/252-5812; fax 503/252-5854. Send address changes to Sports Car Market PO Box 16130, Portland OR 97292 CPC IPM Sales Agreement No. 1296205 POSTMASTER Classifieds 22 Alfa Romeo 25 Ferrari 28 Etceterini & Everything Else 29 Vintage Race Cars 77 English EL._ German 85 American 86 Resource Directory 88 Classified Order Form 93 Showcase Gallery

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CHRISTIE'S INTERNATIONAL MOTOR CARS INCLUDING PROPERTY FROM THE PATRICK S. RYAN COLLECTION The ex-Graham Hill, Indianapolis 500 Winning  1966 Lola T-90 American Red Ball Special  The ex-AJ. Foyt 1965 '500' Pole Winner 1964 Lotus Ford The ex-Johnny Rutherford, Indianapolis 500 Winning 1974 McLaren M-16C Other highlights in the Ryan Collection include: The ex-Bobby Allison/Team Miller High life 1986-89 Buick Regal NASCAR Winston Cup Race Car The ex-Craig Lang 1964 Lang Cooper King Cobra Exceptional Motor Cars At the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center • Auction  Viewing 16-19 August Miles Morris mmorris@christies.com 1 (212) 636 2277 PEBBLE BEACH' www.christies.com Enquiries  Pebble Beach, 19 August Malcolm Welford  mwelford@christies.com 1 (310) 385 2699  Pebble Beach At the Equestrian Center Catalogues 1 (212) 636 2500 The ex-Bobby Rahal, Indianapolis 500 Winning 1986 March 86-C Cosworth-Truesports 1963 Ferrari 400 Superamerica Long Wheelbase Cabriolet with Hardtop Coachwork by Pininfarina The ex-Sports Cars Illustrated Road Test Car 1959 Ferrari 250 GT Long Wheel Base Spyder California Coachwork by Scaglietti Pe bble Beil efi, 1 /- Mile Drive, The Lone 0,ep ress, arid The Heritage Logo a re trade mar ks and service marks of Pebble Beach Co. Used by perm ission. Photo Cred it

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Carmel, California 18th August 2001 A Sale of Highly Important Collectors' Motor Cars and Automobilia QUAIL LODGE The Bonhams & Brooks USA Sale at the famed Quail Lodge Resort and Golf Club promises to be a highlight of this year's legendary Pebble Beach Weekend. For further information or a confidential appraisal please contact Mark Osborne at Bonhams & Brooks USA Head Office - Mark Osborne 1+1 41501 4000 F +1 415 391 E-mail mosborne@bonhams.com Northeast - Jonathan Stein Tel/fax +1 610 779 3705 Southwest - Christine Eisenberg T +1 949 566 9836 F +1 949 566 9835 outheast - Michael Fisher 305 705 9938 F +1 305 705 0370 Northwest - Tom Black T +1 503 239 0227 F +1 503 231 0788 UK Office - Malcolm Barber T +44 20 7393 3822 F +44 20 7393 3915 ALREADY ENTERED INTO OUR 2001 AUCTION -THIS PAGE ABOVE LEFT - 1966 Aston Martin DB6 Short-Chassis Volante, one family owned from new -ABOVE M1DLE LEFT - 1973 Ferrari 365 GTS/4 Daytona Spider by Carrozzeria Pininfarina ABOVE MIDDLE RIGHT - 1967 Toyota 2000GT ABOVE RIGHT - 1935 Squire by Vanden Plas,Ehassis X-103. MAIN ILLUSTRATION - 1932 Bentley 8-litre 'UL 7', Coachwork by Corsica. OPPOSITE PAGE ABOVE LEFT - The ex-Valdemar Stener - 1954 2-Litre Ferrari 500 Mondial Spider Corsa by Carrozzeria Pininfarina. ABOVE RIGHT- 19581..otus 16„Grand Prix Single-Seater. • MAIN BELOW - e ex-John von Neumann/ Richie Ginther/ Pete Lovely - 1956 2-litre Ferrari 500 Testa Rossa Sports Racing, Spider by Carrozzeria Scaglietti. 441, • JIM

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Other Entries Include: 1935/41 Miller-Ford-Novi 1963 Lotus 23B 1962 Ferrari 400 Superamerica 1955 Packard Caribbean Convertible 1931 Stutz Super Bearcat 1986 Lotus 981 Formula One 1950 Jaguar XK120 (Alloy) 1952 Ferrari 212 Inter 1973 Ferrari GTB/4-A Daytona Competizione Bel linetta 1971 Lamborghini Miura SV 1966 Shelby Mustang GT-350H 1954 Porsche Speedster &13 Entries are invited USA Bonhams and Brooks Inc 500 Sutter Street Union Square, San Francisco California 94102 T:+1 (415) 391 4000 F:+1 (415) 391 4040 UK Bonhams and Brooks Ltd Montpelier Street Knightsbridge, London SVV7 1HH, United Kingdom T:+44 (0) 20 7393 3900 F:+44 (0) 20 7393 3915 Europe 1227 Carouge-Geneva Switzerland T:+41 (0) 22 300 3160 F:+41 (0) 22 300 3035 Australia Bonhams and Brooks Europe S.A. Bonhams and Brooks 10 Rue Blavignac 7 Anderson Street, Double Bay Sydney, New South Wales Australia 2028 T:+61 (02) 9327 7311 F:+61 (02) 9327 2917 BONHAMS &BROOKS

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Shifting- Gears =MIMI by Keith Martin M Going, Going, Gone Forever onterey is a bellwether weekend, as RM, Christie's and Bonhams & Brooks duke it out. Each is offering a delectable array of first-tier collectible automobiles, and the automotive investment world watches and holds its breath as four-hundred special cars cross the block. Will collectible autos get caught up in the widespread financial misery reflected by the sinking stock market? Or, as in 1989, will they follow the art market and strike their own path upwards in value? We predict the latter, with increasingly stronger prices for high-end cars this year. Take note: A mystery bidder, at the June 26th Sotheby's London sale, paid more than $14m for a masterpiece by the French impressionist, Claude Monet, far exceeding the pre-sale high estimate of $9.8m. The painting, Haystacks: Last Rays of the Sun, which had never before left France and was last seen in public in 1895, was sold after a frantic three-way bidding war. The sale total for the single night was over $47m. To paraphrase the comments of The International Herald Tribune, "The art market has enormous resiliency when consumerism is wavering elsewhere. Each work of art is unique and, to those who want it, irreplaceable. With the new awareness that the sum total of art from the past is finite and that the end of the age when masterpieces are available for sale is likely to come soon—probably within 20 years—the urge to buy remains irresistible." The 100 or so collectors of means who play in the highest echelon, flipping Maserati Tipo 60 Birdcages, Ferrari 375 MM Spyders and supercharged Duesenbergs like mere mortals trade '65 Mustangs, have vast fortunes that are relatively immune to the stock market. If a one-of-a-kind Mercedes SSK suddenly emerges from the bowels of Hungary with a multi-digit asking price, there will be no shortage of buyers to compete for it. the mantra. Buy the best car you can afford, avoid projects unless you're a do-it-yourself hobbyist, and don't buy anything that doesn't hit your hot button. If you're new to SCM, perhaps picking up this copy at the Monterey Historic Weekend (and we thank Concorso Italiano, Christie's, Bonhams & Brooks, RM, the Historic Races, the Inn at Spanish Bay and the Lodge at Pebble Beach for making SCM available to their patrons), you can look forward to the world's largest selection of exotic cars being offered for sale August 17th through the 19th. We're here to help in any way that we can. As our own Mr. Kerb (Michael Duffey) says, if you buy a car without knowing anything about it, you are "wandering in the dark, using your checkbook as a flashlight." We all collect with our hearts. But a little forethought in terms of checking with experts, talking with auction companies and sellers, and setting your own spending limits can go a long way toward avoiding a battle with your head the morning after. Z-Car Update Our 39,000-mile 240Z is gone, sold through a no-reserve auction on eBay Motors (Item # 592192033). Fittingly, it went to an SCM subscriber. The auction attracted more than 10,000 page views in a ten-day period. There were 37 bids, with the winner at $11,301. We received a cashier's check, by FedEx, within 48 hours after the close of the auction, and had the car loaded on an open hauler 48 hours later. The new owner is thoroughly pleased to have "the best 240Z in all of Lorton, Virginia." Get your Dtype while you can. There is a larger issue, however, that is addressed by the Tribune. Afoot among car collectors is a move to create private museums, funded in perpetuity by trust funds. This is very unlike past shifts in the market, when cars would go to Japan, or to Europe, or back to the US as economies waxed and waned. Now, each Ferrari GTO that goes into a funded collection is permanently off the market, making each one that survives that much more valuable if it comes up for private sale. How long will it be before every Jaguar D-type is locked away in a museum? Already, all four Ferrari TR-59s are believed to be owned by a single collector who may choose never to put any of them up for sale. As fewer significant cars are available for purchase, the value of those remaining will continue to escalate. As the automobile market matures, even with less-expensive serial production cars, buyers and sellers are exhibiting continued shrewdness, and an awareness of where each car fits in relation to others. An Alfa Giulia Spider Normale will never have the ultimate value of a Giulietta Spider Veloce. A great Maserati Mistral, its svelte styling hampered by an archaic long-stroke straight six, will always go for less than a similar-condition Ghibli with its free-winding V8. If you're a seasoned member of the SCM family, you already know September magazine as possible this month. For an inexpensive car with some unique characteristics, such as the originality of the Z-car, eBay Motors is a strong alternative to local newspapers. The broad exposure of eBay Motors, coupled with the print advertising in SCM, provided the right environment to bring motivated bidders, whose vying with one another resulted in a respectable price, and a happy auction winner. On another matter, the Price Guide that is customarily in this issue will appear in our we squeeze in as many auction reports as On the Cover "A Classic Stable" by English artist Barry Rowe illuminates our cover. This barn is filled with dual-camshaft, multi-carbureted jungle cats rather than equine beauties. Most likely, exquisitely-restored examples of all the cars portrayed—a D-type, XI( 120 and XK 150S— can be yours by the mere raising of a bidder's paddle at one of the three auctions during the Monterey weekend. Rowe won the prestigious Sotheby's Art Award in 1994 for his portrait of race driver Juan Manuel Fangio. His recent clients have included Louis Vuitton of Paris, The Royal Mail, Royal Doulton and Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. In 1996, Rowe was elected a member of The Automotive Fine Art Society (AFAS) and created the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance event poster for 1998 and 1999. His art has been collected in a book, The Art of Barry Rowe. Prints of this painting, each measuring 271/2 x 201/2 inches, have been issued in an edition of 500. They are available for $150 each from Steve Austin's Automobilia, phone 800/452-8434, fax 503/266-4097 (OR).• Sports Car Market

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Chequered Flag International 4128 Lincoln Blvd. Marina Del Rey, CA 90202 310-827-8665 Fax: 310-821-1272 http://www.chequeredflag.com Alfa Romeo 1962 Giulietta 101 series. White/ black, good solid car, $10,500. Alvis 1953 TA 21 DHC. Mocha/brown, 4-speed, LHD, exceptionally nice. $23,900. Audi 1997 A8. 61,000 miles. Great driver. $27,500. Austin 1970 Ferrari 365 2+2 GT. Red/Black, very nicely restored. $47,900. 1969 Mini Cooper. Green/black, alloys, fun car. $13,900. Austin-Healey 1965 3000 Mk III. Red/black leather, good solid specimen. $27,500. BMW 1939 327 coupe. Silver/red, rust-free, older restoration, lovely. $49,000. 1985 635 CSL. Euro model. 5-speed. $6,900 1997 Z3. Blue/tan, 34,000 miles, 5speed. $19,500 Cadillac 1977 Porsche 930 Turbo Coupe, Eggplant/Black, 66M, RUF Transmission, Andial Turbo. $29,500. 1954 Eldorado convertible. Red/ white, Continental kit, restored to pristine condition. $42,500. Chevrolet 1956 Bel Air convertible. Red/ white, 6-cylinder, 3-speed. Honest! $21,500. 1962 Impala SS. Burgundy/black, auto, restored, superb. $21,500. 1970 Corvette roadster. Blue/ blue, auto, new interior and paint. $18,500. 1972 Cheyenne Stepside pickup. 400 c.i. $9,500. Chrysler 1974 Triumph TR6. White/Burgundy, overdrive, low miles, superb condition. $11,500. 1950 Town & Country coupe. Green/green, 1,800 miles since restoration, mint. $49,000. DeLorean 1981. Stainless/gray. 5-speed, 7.500 miles. $15,000. Dodge 1950 Coronet Club coupe. Green, flat 6, very original. $4,900. Ferrari 1966 275 GTS. Red/biscuit, superbly restored example. $155,000. Fiat 1973 124 Spider. Green/tan, new interior, great car. $5,900. Ford 1970 VW Karmann Ghia Convertible. Blue, restored. $12,900. 1957 Convertible. Olive & white/ black, great body. Continental kit. $26,000. 1966 Mustang Convertible. White/blue, 289, auto, Cragar mags, pretty. $15,500. Jaguar 1963 E-type Roadster 3.8. Black/ red, 80M, very original. $28,500. 1967 E-type Roadster Series I. Black/black, 66M, restored. $52,500. 1968 E-Type Roadster. Red/tan, good bright driver. $23,900. 1994 XJS/6 convertible. Black/ black. 50,000 miles. $17,900. 1995 XJS/6 convertible. Green/ tan, 56,000 miles. Records, exceptional. $23,500. Land Rover 1996 Range Rover 4.0. 33,000 miles. $22,000. Lotus 1966 Westfield 7. Red/black, 1275 Sprite mechanics, Minilites, very fast. $14,500. Mercedes-Benz 1962 190 SL. Dark gray/red, 2 tops, good example. $23,500. 1963 190 sedan. Gray/gray, $25,000 in restoration. Unique. $9,500. 1965 230 SL. White/cream, auto, 2 tops, restored. $23,500. 1987 560 SEL. Dark blue/gray. 137,000 miles, very strong. $8,500. 1990 560 SEC. Smoke/tan, chromes, mint! $12,500. MG 1961 MGA. Red/black, wire wheels, black plates, original. $12,500 Pontiac 1957 Safari Wagon. Copper/copper leather, rare and fantastic. $32,000. 1963 Bonneville Coupe. White/ blue, auto, NC, PW, black plates. Lovely. $6,900. 1978 Trans-Am. Bronze, 6.6-liter, original. $7,900. Porsche 1988 930 Turbo. White, rebuilt. $29,500. Volkswagen 1955 VW Bug. Silver/Red, oval window, freshly restored, spectacular. $14,900 1959 Pickup. White, restored. $8,900. 1965 21 Window Bus. Gray/pink, Minilites, stunning restoration. $25,000.

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News, Previews & GOSSIP by Cindy Banzer E-mail: cbanzer@ sportscarmarket.com fax: 503 / 252-5854 Auctions SCM Events The 9/12 ten-day Motorhead's Dream Tour to England, hosted by Keith Martin and Cindy Banzer, is sold out. Waiting list only, please call 800/4528434; www.steveaustinsgreatvacations. corn (OR). Events Bring your British car or motorcycle and join more than 600 other British vehicle owners on 8/31-9/2/01 at the 25th Annual All British Field Meet, held at the Portland International Raceway in Portland, Oregon. Participate in a concours, rally, giant slalom and vacation raffle. To register, visit www.abfm-pdx.com or fax 360/694-7998 (WA). 6/The 7th Annual Castle Hill Concours d'Elegance will be held 9/23/01 on the Crane Estate in Ipswich, MA. 100 classic concours vehicles will be on display, backed by spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean. The featured marque will be Pierce-Arrow and AC, which are both celebrating their 100th anniversary. The event will benefit The Trustees of Reservations and will be sponsored by the Massachusetts BMW Retailers. Information is available at www.castlehillconcours.org or by calling 978/356-4351 (MA). VThe 2001 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance will raffle off a 2002 Ford Thunderbird. To take the first step toward driving this car home, call 831/659-0663. VSpaces on two Vintage Rallies events, the Texas 1000 (10/4-9/01) and the Forza Mille (9/29-10/5/01), are still available. For more information, view SCM's Vintage Rally Calendar (page 32), visit www.vintagerallies.com , or fax 860/ 364-5899 (CT). VAmici Americani has released their 2002 historic car road events schedule. To view the six events or to gather information, contact Dan Radowicz at ph. 415/ 561-8402, fax 925/736-8462 (CA). 10  Mecum Collector Car Auctioneers will have the biggest event of their season on 8/25/01, in Pleasanton, California. The consignment field will be limited to the first 75 accepted vehicles and will feature some of the finest hot rods and customs created. For more information, visit www.mecumauction.com or call 800/468-6999 (IL). RM's 8/17-18/01 sale at the Doubletree in Monterey is gearing up. A 1948 Ferrari 166 Spyder (S/N 0141) will be joined by the ex-Craig Breedlove 1969 Spirit of America rocket car and a 1959 Devin SS Sports Racer. View the complete list at www.rnnauctions.com , ph. 310/ 246-9880, fax 310/246-9744 (CA). Christie's 8/19/01 Pebble Beach sale will include the 1932 ex-Scuderia Ferrari Alfa Romeo P3 Grand Prix Monoposto (S/N 5002) and a 1956 Aston Martin DB3S. A number of Indy cars from The Patrick Ryan Collection will also be offered, including the 1959-winning Watson roadster driven by Rodger Ward, the 1966-winning Lola T90 driven by Graham Hill, the 1974-winning McLaren M-16C driven by Johnny Rutherford, the 1986-winning March 86-C driven by Bobby Rahal and the 1965 Pole-setting 1964 Lotus Type 34 driven by A.J. Foyt. www.christies.com , ph. 310/385-2699, fax 310/385-5875 (CA). VBonhams & Brooks will offer at their Quail Lodge sale in Carmel, California, 8/18/01, an ex-Richie Ginther 1956 twoliter Ferrari 500 TR, a 1954 two-liter Ferrari 500 Mondial and a Stutz Bearcat. For information on consignments, call 415/ 391-4000, fax 415/391-4040 or visit www.bonhamsandbrooks.com (CA). 6/Bonhams & Brooks has also announced they will be offering a 1932 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Corto Spyder Corsa, S/N 2111027, at their Silverstone sale, which will take place 8/24-25/01. Information on this sale is available from ph. 415/ 391-4000, fax 415/391-4040 or by visiting www.bonhamsandbrooks.com (CA). News Leftbid.com will offer live online bidding for the three upcoming RM Auctions sales; Meadow Brook, Monterey and New York City. Leftbid enables anyone with Internet access to watch the bidding increment action, and allows registered bidders to bid in real time online. Ph. 703/ 535-3320, fax 703/535-3321. The Petersen Museum's 6/14/01 "Cars & Stars" gala event raised more than $700,000 to support the museum's children's educational programs. A number or musicians and celebrities, as well as nearly 1,300 other attendees got a sneak peak at the "Cars and Guitars of Rock 'N' Roll" exhibit and the consignments for the Barrett-Jackson auction (results on page 46). Top sale in the charity auction was a 2001 Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrow, which sold for $95,000. VBonhams & Brooks inaugural Illinois sale saw $1.3m hammered sold. High sale was Steve McQueen's 1931 Pitcairn PA-8 mail plane, at $294,000, and the high automotive lot was a 1956 Cadillac Eldorado convertible that sold for $88,300. Read SCM's complete coverage of the sale in the September issue. Re-Originals has located 30 new front seats from Ferrari 355 Spyder F1s, available for use as office chairs. Impress your friends and coworkers while sitting behind your desk. Ph. 281/807-1945, fax 281/807-1946 (TX). VA 1:75 scale model of the famous Maserati race car by Allegreti has arrived at K&K Motorcars in Houston, TX. The replica is complete with disc brakes, rack and pinion steering, De Dion rear suspension and a 250CC Moto Guzzi engine. There were only two of these models made, this being the second manufactured. Also at K&K is the original Prototype Touring body Maserati 3500 Spider that was owned by Joe Lewis, reunited with its original engine and transmission. Call 713/5412281 or fax 713/541-2286 (TX). Your scribe attended her first For- mula One race, on June 10, 2001 at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Montreal. The track, with its park-like setting, puts most American tracks to shame, and the fervor of the Canadians as they support the event is extraordinary. The show put on by the 1st and 2nd place Schumacher brothers was entertaining enough, although a little passing now and then would have been nice. Without question, the Fl gang wins the best-dressed competition, handily defeating the Indy 500 crowd.• Sports Car Market

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Them. Us. On the one hand, you have the big insurance companies-who charge big premiums. The big guys cover everybody-the nearsighted granny, the 16-year old with a brand new license, the commuter with 6 cupholders. They charge a lot because they have a lot of risk. On the other hand, there's Hagerty. We specialize in antique and collector car owners. Drivers whose risk is historically low. Whose claims are few and far between. And whose rewards are some of the tiniest premiums in the business. Handy information, next time you need insurance. HiGE1d1111 1-800-922-4050 www.hagerty.com

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IMMI All dates listed are current at time of publication. Contact information for most auction companies may be found in the Resource Directory at the back of this issue. Please confirm dates and locations before attending any event. AUGUST Nevada - August 2-5 SILVER - Reno, Hot August Nights Nevada - August 2-4 RM AUCTIONS - Meadow Brook Vermont - August 10 Michigan - August 11-12 RM CLASSIC CARS - Novi Germany - August 11 INT. CLASSIC AUCTIONS - Reno Michigan - August 4 THOMAS HIRSCHAK CO. - Stowe BONHAMS & BROOKS - Nilrburgring California - August 15-19 BLACKHAWK - Pebble Beach Texas - August 17-18 SMITH & SANTIAGO - Dallas California - August 18 California - August 17-19 RM AUCTIONS - Monterey Indiana - August 18 MECUM - Valparaiso Washington - August 18 SILVER - Spokane California - August 19 CHRISTIE'S - Pebble Beach California - August 25 MECUM - Pleasanton Indiana - August 30-September 3 KRUSE INT. - Auburn BONHAMS & BROOKS - Quail Lodge [ CALENDAR Auction SEPTEMBER Idaho - September 1-2 SILVER - Sun Valley Connecticut - September 2 MECUM - Lime Rock Massachusetts - September 8 MECUM - Topsfield Nevada - September 8 SILVER - Loughlin Canada - September 9 SILVER - Kelowna, British Columbia England - September 9 BONHAMS & BROOKS - Beaulieu New York - September 15 MECUM - Rhinebeck South Dakota - September 15 INT. CLASSIC AUCTIONS - Sioux Falls New York - September 22 RM AUCTIONS - New York England - September 26 H&H AUCTIONS - Derbyshire Texas - September 28-30 KRUSE INT. - San Antonio Iowa - September 29 MECUM - Des Moines California - September 29-30 SPECTRUM - Del Mar OCTOBER Mississippi - October 5-6 INT. CLASSIC AUCTIONS - Biloxi England - October 10 COYS OF KENSINGTON - London Pennsylvania - October 10-13 BLACKHAWK - Hershey CARS KATES MAKES A 2-CAR GARAGE INTO A 3-CAR GARAGE • Move cars, trucks, trailers in any direction • Makes storage easy • Fits all tire widths • Capacity 6,000 lbs, set of 4 • 8" x 16" x 1/4" steel platform • H.D. 3" casters • $145 set of 4 (s&h add'I) • 2 sets $135 each (s&h adcrl) • Same day shipping Satisfaction or your money back! Toll-Free Phone (888) 647-1879 • Fax (248) 356-1066 www.carskates.com 988 Gordon Lane, Birmingham, MI 48009  P & J PRODUCTS COV No matter what your prized possessions are, our award-winning equipment provides immaculate, enclosed, door-to-door transport. We offer containerizing for overseas shipping, automobile storage, and pier service. Featuring HighwayMaster satellite tracking/communication systems Visit our web site at www.horselesscarriage.com RESTORATIONS Twenty years dedicated to the meticulous restoration of the world's finest exotic, vintage and classic motor cars. APPRAISING SERVICES AVAILABLE: DECLARED VALUE • LOSS DAMAGE • ESTATES LC:In-fatly (Lzfrritsr$, 2347 GOLD RIVER ROAD • SUITE N • GOLD RIVER, CA 95670 (916) 635-3559 • FAX (916) 635-5824 12  800-631-7796 • In NJ 973 742 61 Iowa Avenue • Paterson, Nevoiersey 07503 1 b3-742-8369 Sports Car Market 44,4X.4 (s4544 lfS NEW LOW PRICE! You can't trust them with just anyone. Prized Possessions. Oklahoma - October 12-14 SMITH & SANTIAGO - Tulsa Canada - October 19-21 RM CLASSIC CARS - Toronto, Ontario Missouri - October 19-21 KRUSE INT. - Branson Indiana - October 20 MECUM - Indianapolis Louisiana - October 20 INT. CLASSIC AUCTIONS - Bossier City North Carolina - October 27 MECUM - Charlotte California - October 27-28 KRUSE INT. - San Jose Michigan - October 26-28 RM CLASSIC CARS- Novi France - October 29 POULAIN LE FUR - Paris NOVEMBER Illinois - November 2 MECUM - Chicago California - November 3-4 SPECTRUM - Newport Texas - November 16-18 KRUSE INT. - Dallas Arizona - November 17 MECUM - Scottsdale California - November 17-18 McCORMICK - Palm Springs Arizona - November 23-25 INT. CLASSIC AUCTIONS - Gilbert England - November 28 H&H AUCTIONS - Derbyshire DECEMBER Florida - December 1-2 KRUSE INT. - Sarasota Missouri - December 1-2 MECUM - Kansas City Florida - December 8 KRUSE INT. - Hot Springs England - December 10 COYS OF KENSINGTON - London France - December 10 POULAIN LE FUR - Paris JANUARY, 2002 Arizona - TBA KRUSE INT. - Turf Paradise Arizona - TBA Arizona - January 18 RM AUCTIONS - Phoenix Florida - January 25-27 MECUM - Kissimmee FEBRUARY, 2002 California - February 2-3 SPECTRUM - Van Nuys California - February 23-24 McCORMICK - Palm Springs APRIL, 2002 California - April 5-7 SPECTRUM - Palm Springs • SILVER AUCTIONS - Fountain Hills Arizona - January 16-20 BARRETT-JACKSON - Scottsdale

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11  Dear SCM: I can relate to the SCM subscriber's frustration with the Porsche 911 seller (June 2001, "Porsche Gesprach," page 65) who baited him into hopping a plane to come see his car and then jacked up his asking price. Bad form, indeed, but this seller's behavior is no less unethical than that of many buyers. Like the tire-kickers and dreamers who waste everyone's time by requesting photos and receipts ad infinitum, when they have neither the intention nor the means to buy. The buyers who don't show up after you have made an appointment to show them a car at a local garage. Or the "experts" who haven't a clue about the critically important features of a particular model, but can point out every superficial flaw to chisel down the price. You Write We  Read All letters are subject to editing. Please address correspondence to SCM, 6833 SE Pine Ct., Portland, OR 97215. Fax 503/252-5854, e-mail: mail@sportscarmarket.com Hopefully I'm not nuts, but I really enjoy my 1991 Mazda Miata and read your magazine every month. The contrast between the Miata and my Porsche 356C is wonderful. Both cars perform well and are enjoyable under their own terms. Sadly, it is the honest folks with good cars who willingly provide prospective buyers with documentation of condition, restoration or provenance who are most often abused. I ask the SCM staff ethicist: Given the behavior of some buyers, could the caveat OBO (or best offer) be construed to justify a seller holding out for a bid higher than his original asking price? (By definition, the best offer is the highest offer regardless of asking price.) I guess such interpretation would run counter to our hobby's conventional understanding of OBO: "open to insultingly low offers."—Mike Heatley, Richmond, VA Dear SCM: Patrick Costello (June 2001, "You Write We Read," page 13) is mistaken about Sports Car Market readers. However, I must disagree with Editor Martin's statement The Miata can help bring Healeys home. that the car has no soul. The car is truly competent, but it demands the same from the driver when pushed to its limits. The design is simple, unique, and inspired. So it doesn't break down on a regular basis. The fuel injection and electronics don't play master and servant with the owner. Does this make it soulless, or a trusty and fun companion for daily use? Its competency means I can take corners faster than almost any other car on the road, which is certainly no boring chore.—Stephen Cook, Portland, OR Dear SCM: In response to Patrick Costello's letter (June 2001), I have owned and admired Refurbished and Warranted We own the largest remaining supply of De Lorean parts in the world and have been a "DeLorean-only" service and restoration facility since 1984. Trained mechanical and body technicians on staff. No one in the DeLorean community is more prepared or qualified than DeLorean Motor Company. classic sports cars since before they were classic (including Fiat Spiders) and I can say without equivocation that my wife's Miata is a far superior car to any of them. I would also like to add that the Miata is the most important car in our collection. Without it, I would not be able to drag home another piece-of-crap Healey without receiving substantial grief from my wife! I must, however, disagree with SCM's claim that the Miata has no soul. No car emerges from the factory with a soul. It is the years of joy and the memories of shared experiences that give a car its soul. My wife and I intend to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary by having the Miata shipped down to southern California and driving it back up the coast. I firmly believe that upon completion of this trip, her car will possess a soul. — John Peak, Auburn, WA Dear SCM: Your attempt, in the June issue, to justify the assessment that the Miata is a "better" car than a Fiat 124 or an Alfa failed miserably as a defense but succeeds wildly as sophistry. The statement is indefensible. Since the word "better" is a comparative, it is meaningless without a frame of reference; that is, "better" in what way? You admit the Miata has no soul, which should be sufficient to disqualify it as "better" in the reckoning of virtually all sports car enthusiasts. Competence? At high speeds? At off-the-line acceleration? At pulling strongly in 4th gear as you shift to 5th at slightly over 100 mph? To say a Miata, very few of which are likely to be around 25 or 30 years from now, is better or even more competent than any one of a hundred 20-, 30-, or 40-year-old sports cars that any of the enthusiasts who read your magazine could name is like saying that apples are better than oranges. I'm afraid I would have to award this one to Mr. Costello, but, unlike him, I won't give up my subscription. Aside from the occasional silly lapse in the editorial department, it is a great magazine. Grey or black interior, manual or automatic transmission, performance, appearance and comfort options available, 6 month/6.000 mile warranty  $29,500 DE LOREAN MOTOR COMPANY 14  10804 Roark Road Houston, TX 77099 USA 281-568-9573 281-568-9386 Fax www.delorean.com As a final word to Mr. Costello, even if the comments of SCM could drive down the prices of vintage Alfas or Fiats, which I doubt, who cares? For true enthusiasts, it only makes them cheaper to buy and enjoy. If you want a safe financial investment or guaranteed appreciation, buy a T-Bill or a CD. I'm waiting for someone to drive the price of a pristine black Alfa 2600 Spider with tan interior down so low I can add one to my collection.—Gordon J. Louttit, Manhattan Beach, CA You Write, We Read continued on page 74 Sports Car Market

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CONCOURS  &ELEGANCE 2001 AUTOMOBILE DRAWING As part of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 9 51 st anniversary, four of our major sponsors: DaimlerChrysler, Mercedes-Benz USA, and Audi (a division of Volkswagen of America, Inc.) and Ford Motor Company, have generously donated the following cars for our Annual Automobile Drawing. A maximum of 2001 tickets per car will be sold, and the winners will be drawn at the 51 st Pebble Beach Concours d'Eleganc?' Sunday, August 19, 2001. (Need not be present to win) 2002 Jeep Liberty Limited Donated by DaimlerChrysler Valued at $27,000 Benefiting Boys and Girls Club 2002 Mercedes Benz C 230 Coupe - - Donated by Mercedes-Benz USA Valued at $29,620 Benefiting The United Way of Monterey County 2001 Audi TT Roadster Donated by Audi of America Valued at $44,630 Benefiting Kinship Center 2002 Ford Thunderbird Donated by Ford Motor Company Valued at $35.495 Benefiting Natividad Medical Foundation Car  2002 Jeep Liberty Limited (Please make checks payable to the Bogs & Girls Club) 2002 Mercedes-Benz C-230 Coupe  (Please make checks payable to the United Way of Monterey County) 2001 Audi TT Roadster (Please make checks payable to the Kinship Center) 2002 Ford Thunderbird (Please make checks payable to the Natividad Medical Foundation) Name  Address  Telephone (  Fax (  )  Signature  No. of tickets Per Ticket  @ $100 @ $100 @ $100 @ $100 Total )  -  Credit Card Type (please circle one) Visa or Master Card Card #  Exp. Date  Date  Please Return via Fax or Mail to: Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegancee P.O. Box 1288 - Carmel Valley - California 93924 Phone: (831)659-0663 - Fax: (831)659-1822

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Send your collector car questions to Mr. Kerb, e-mail: mrkerb@compuserve.com, or snailmail to Mr Kerb, 6833 SE Pine Ct., Portl and, OR 97215. Ask Mr. Kerb Slushbox Snake by Michael Duffey J./ Dear Mr. Kerb: What is your opinion of the relative merits of a Mercedes-Benz 300SL roadster versus a Ferrari 275 GTS? I want a convertible I can drive and use in vintage rallies with confidence. Not losing my shirt to my mechanics is also important. Which do you think is the better car, and why? They are both in the same price range ($150k$185k), yet the Ferrari had a much more limited run (200 versus 1,700). Is the Benz overvalued or the Ferrari cheap? The SCM Price Guide implies that there is greater appreciation potential in the Benz.—D. V., via e - mail Dear Mr. Y: The 300SL is the most interesting open two-seat Mercedes from the '50s, and probably the most collectible open twoseater they have built since WWII. This gives the car, despite its quirks, the kind of pedigree that appeals to investors and collectors. If investment potential is your concern, I consider the 300SL to be more of a blue-chip investment than the 275 GTS. When we compare the 275 GTS to the Benz, we find that the 275 is one of the least interesting open Ferraris of the V12 era. Its appeal, value and looks pale in comparison to its closed cousin, the 275 GTB. My guess is that if the 275 GTB had never been built and the Ferrari GT cars jumped directly from the 250 GTE to the 330 series, the 275 GTS might have been better received. The GTB is simply one of the most definitively-styled GT cars of all time. I think the 275's visual similarity to the Fiat 124 Spider didn't help much either. But still, the 275 is an open Ferrari and because of this, we must forgive some of its sins. With collector cars, looks affect value more than any other attribute, and in my opinion the 300SL wins this beauty contest tiresdown. However, driving qualities will send the pendulum swinging in the direction of the 275. While both cars have full independent suspension, the swing axles on the Benz (even though the roadster has 16  the updated, low-pivot system that is an improvement on the Gullwing) can be alarming in the transients. Under high-speed, competitive European vintage rally conditions, as opposed to American five-star bed and breakfast tours, you will have to learn to deal with this type of suspension and its shortcomings. Overall, in terms of performance, the 275 is a vastly superior car and, for the '60s, a thoroughly modern Italian GT car in its road manners, and much better in every way than the 250 GT Cabriolet that it replaced. There is also the issue of sound effects. With its six-cylinder powerplant, the SL sounds like a pickup truck with a broken exhaust system. The 275 sounds like a V12 Ferrari. So if you want an open V12 Ferrari with bland styling, but one that sounds and drives great and is relatively reasonably priced, the 275 is it. If you're already a MercedesBenz fanatic, have a new S-class and an ML in your garage, and value styling above performance, you would probably be happiest with the 300SL. And ten years from now, chances are the 300 SL, with its large installed base of fanatics, will have more market presence and appeal than a 275 GTS. Neither will be cheap to maintain, so if economy of parts and service is critical for your vintage rally car, forget both and buy a Porsche 356 Roadster or Cabriolet instead. Dear Mr. Kerb: I have a friend with a 1965 289 Cobra. I lost track of him for about 10 years, but now he has resurfaced. The car was restored once and now needs it again. (Paint, engine rebuild and cosmetics.) The owner wants to sell it after he does the restoration. I always wanted to buy a real Cobra. My problem is figuring out what this car is worth. It doesn't have the original engine. It has a 302 modified engine for high performance, rather than the original 289. This car is rare in that it is one of only 25 or so with original automatics. To me, this isn't exactly a selling point as I would prefer a manual transmission, but I can't really afford a high-end Cobra. How much does the lack of the original engine affect the value of this car, and does the automatic have any influence on it?—M. M., Bloomfield, New Jersey Dear Mr. M: Though an automatic definitely has a serious effect on the value of most highperformance/sporty cars, it doesn't have any effect on street Cobras. About thirty small-block Cobras were fitted with automatics and some have been converted to fourspeeds. This isn't a difficult or expensive job. The pivot for the clutch pedal should still be there and the top of the transmission tunnel will need to be changed/modified to accommodate the round boot for the shifter. The swap to a 302 can be viewed the same way, though the car would take a hit in value if it was an engine based on two-bolt main bearings and a two-barrel carburetor, rather than a genuine high-performance 302. The Cobra mission, and has been certified Top Flight twice. I absolutely love the car and do not plan on selling it, which is why I passed on several big-block '67s in my search. However, I am just curious as to what you believe the market will hold for '63s down the road? Will the value gap between the big-block '67s and the '63s begin to close?—J. L., via e mail - Dear Mr. L: A few cars break More valuable closed than open. is one of those cars whose parts are much cheaper than the whole. This gives rise to cars with many changed parts, upgrades, etc. As long as changes go sideways or upwards in the food chain, nobody seems to mind. Keep in mind that I am talking about period updates. I don't care how smooth and powerful an SVO motor might be; it doesn't belong in a real Cobra. I suppose that at this point in time, all Cobras have some kind of a "story." As long as the story is one of a continuous chain of ownership and not a tale of duplicate chassis numbers, a Cobra is a Cobra. As far as value, if the car had a four-speed and its correct engine, and were in decent overall shape, it would be worth around $125,000. Working backwards from there, I would think that $100,000$110,000 would be a fair number for this car (assuming there are no other bad stories, such as being rolled up into a ball and dropped into an incinerator at some point in its life), and allow you the room to change it to a four-speed and even locate a period 289 block without putting yourself underwater. An even better bet would be to buy the car before your friend restores it, so that you can save another $20,000 on the price, and have the car done to your specifications. Dear Mr. Kerb: I own a '63 splitwindow Corvette I bought about three years ago. It has a fuelinjected original engine and trans- the collector car axiom that open cars are always worth more than closed ones: two notable examples are the Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing and the 1963 Corvette. The 'Vette's landmark styling, coupled with the one-year-only split rear window, makes the '63 coupe worth the same or even a little more than a comparablecondition '63 convertible. Further, fuel injection is a rare, highly desirable option (just 2,610 coupes and convertibles were so equipped in '63) and your Top Flight awards demonstrate that your car is obviously a stand-up example of the breed. Big-block cars scare me in a few ways. First is the possibility that the car is made-up and the big-block engine is not original. Corvette guys aren't as lucky as the Porsche guys who have factory-maintained build sheet information, the Kardex, to rely upon. Hence, with American muscle cars and Corvettes, the value of "paperwork cars" will continue to grow because this is as close to an insurance policy as you can get in this genera. When an option adds significant value to a car, like the 396/427 engines do, a prudent buyer will always insist on documentation. The second scary factor for me is the way the big blocks drive. Unless they are tamed with a low numerical rear-end ratio, they can get you into trouble in a hurry. The 327-c.i. small block Sports Car Market

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  is a sweet motor, and the overall car is well-balanced. To truly enjoy the power of a big block, you've got to mash the throttle, and when you do, the chances are good you're going to end up writing your name in smoking rubber on the pavement and then ending up in the weeds. Still, "bigger is better" to many buyers. The value of your optioned split-window coupe ($40,000$55,000) is in the same range as that of a carbureted big-block coupe and I don't see one outrunning the other in a big way when it comes time to sell. The similarity in value shows that there are two different groups of Corvette enthusiasts buying those cars. If the big block was the only car to own, the splitwindow would be pushed back in price due to lack of demand. If all Corvette buyers wanted split-windows, the later big blocks would suffer. The fact that they are fairly close in value shows that the split-window fans hold their cars in as high esteem as the bigblock crowd does. Because of the dedicated following each model has, my guess is that their prices will probably stay fairly similar, no matter which direction the market may move. Dear Mr. Kerb: I'm considering buying a 1966 Porsche 912 with 113,000 miles on it. It is a 5speed with covered headlights, good quality afiermarket seats, and good interior in general from a 10-year owner I haven't driven the car yet. The owner claims it runs great but that a valve guide tube leaks at a slow drip rate and the car has some minor rust on the tops of both front fenders. The owner says the floor pans have been replaced on both sides. All the various trim pieces and parts are there and in good visual condition. I think I can get the car for between $2,750 and $3,000. Is there any upside on 912s? I currently have a 1985 Carrera (my third) and understand the costs for parts or service. Any fatal traps to avoid? Your advice would be appreciated.—John Stevenson, via e-mail Dear Mr. S: The 912 spans two eras of Porsche road cars. Behind it is the long run of 356 models. Constantly evolving since their humble beginnings in Gmund, the last cars of the 356 run are fully developed, with superb ATE disc brakes and the sort of fit and finish seldom found on other sports cars. The post-356 era saw the beginning of the 901 series cars, the 911. They, too, developed over time and your '85 Carrera is a good example of a fully sorted-out, aircooled six-cylinder car. In between we find the 912. You can look at them in several ways; a person who is afraid of 911 service costs can regard the 912 as a 911 that costs less to maintain. A performance-oriented driver will see the 912 as an overweight 356SC or a four-cylinder 911. The pre-1969, short-wheelbase cars are also "in-betweeners" in Porsche lore. They are twitchy when powered by six-cylinder engines and, being older, usually rusty by now. While rare, I'm not sure the word "desirable" comes to mind when I think of early 9I2s. However, there have been several instances reported in SCM where nice but not wonderful 912s have sold in the $10,000 range, more than a similar 911 might bring. Go figure. The changed seats and rusty front fenders you describe make this 912 sound more like a parts car, provided any of the surviving parts are serviceable and stock. If a 912 is what you really want, it doesn't take a calculator to figure out that any project car, even if given to you free of charge and with a full tank of gas, will be a loser. That's why you really should buy the best example you can find. The price difference between the good, the bad and the really bad is too small to look at it any other way. And ask yourself if, after you've got your 912, you won't start suffering from a bad case of six-cylinder envy when a vintage 911 goes by.• Travel begins here . . . Stephanie Warrington Travel consultant for Sports Car Market Specializing in International Travel, Custom Vacations & Groups 503 226-7200 ext 24  800 344-8890 ext 24  1536 N.W. 23rd Ave Portland OR 97210 email: stephanie@journeysl.com JOVRAinti 410 North Circle Drive Oaks, PA 19456 610.6661966 610.6669422 www.pamotorcom info@pamotorcorn AMERICAN CARS 1939 Buick Roadmaster Cony. Sedan, nice rest, maroon/burgundy, tan top, www tires, runs great  $39,900 1941 Buick Sedanette, two-tone green, ex-AACA Senior, outstanding condition and detail, www tires  $19,900 1955 Chevy Bel Air, corm, frame-off resto, Dusk Rose/white, auto, 265, duals, cont. kit, skirts, oil filter  $42,900 1967 Chevy Camaro, full resto., receipts, white/black, 327/350, stick, hot motor, 1 owner since '72  $14,900 1959 AC Bristol Roadster. Outstanding CA car, Midnight Blue, frame off, correct, documented, full weather equipment. $69,500. 1973 Camaro Z28 LT, deep blue/black, 2-owner, 350 4-speed, A/C, ps, pb, deluxe int., fact. spoilers  $16,900 1997 Camaro coupe, 30th Any, car, white/orange, LT-1 motor, 6-speed, 1 of 100, delivery miles only  $40,000 1996 Cobra, well done resto., SC look, 302, 4-speed, freshly resto. 2 years ago, side exhuast, roll bar  $29,900 1996 Dodge Viper GTS, blue/white stripes, orig. paint, as new, 6,400 miles, alloy wheels, A/C  1967 Ford Fairlane GTA cony., Xtraordinary, 390/4bbl, auto, A/C, PDB, Magnum 500's, orig. int.  1995 Ford Cobra R, 1 of 250 built, white, as brand new, delivery miles only  SPORTS/EXOTIC/EUROPEAN 1965 Aston Martin DB5 cony., Exc. resto. on CA car, BRG/tan, 4-speed, OD, wires, just serviced  1969 Aston Martin DBS, presentable driver, red/black, wire wheels, NC, auto, tools, Webasto roof  1965 Ferrari 275 GTS, red/black, CA car, well restored, Borranis, tools, lovely throughout  1976 Ferrari 308 GIB, rare, glass, red/tan, 27k miles, all orig., 30k service, books, tools, records  $53,500 $24,900 $39,900 $179,900 $15,900 $165,000 $43,000 1987 Ferrari 328 GTS, black/Oyster, 16k miles, exc. throughout, 15k service, books, records, tools  $52,500 1955 Jaguar 140 roadster. Frame-off restoration, red/tan leather, chrome wires, #s match  1958 Jaguar Mk VII very nice, older resto., black/red, recently freshened up, runs very well  1928 Alfa Monza Recreation. VW engine, as new and very correct looking recreation. $19,900. $47,500 $13,000 1999 Lotus V8 turbo, chrome orange, black leather, orange piping, 2,000 miles, carbon-fiber tail, new . $72,900 1968 Mercedes-Benz 600. very nice original car, brown/tan, all books, tools & records, SWB  1969 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE coupe, med. blue/Navy, leather, 40k, auto, A/C, all records, tool & books $14,900 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL Cab., grey/red, 2 tops, very fresh, rust free, new top, A/C, great  1971 Mercedes-Benz 450 SLC. very good, fresh paint & service, light met. green/Saddle, sunroof  1958 Porsche 356 corm D, very rare roadster, silver/red, Kardex, recent cosmetics, CA 2-owner car .... $45,000 $8,500 $31,000 $25,500 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster. Well restored, red/black, chromed wheels, detailed engine bay, lovely throughout. $165,000. 1961 Facel Vega HK500. Very nice restoration, modern cold A/C, Navy/ blue, auto but with original Pont a Mousson, wires, PS.. $55,000. August, 2001  17

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BIKE BUYS 1974 Ducati 750 GT D torcycles, including street bikes, racers, and off-road scramblers. But the model that caused Americans to take notice of this Italian manufacturer was their 750-cc V-twin, introduced in 1971. It catapulted Ducati into the superbike category. uring the 1960s, Ducati earned respect as a manufacturer of well-built single-cylinder mo- finish didn't last long and neither did the paint. By now most early Ducatis have been restored, generally with better paint and chrome than originally supplied. No one could quibble with the strength of the engine or the handling of the bike, though, which is among the best of its time. On a curving road, a rider on a Ducati twin could leave behind competitors on more powerful Japanese machines. 750 GT owned by SCM'er Victor Wandtke The company offered three models. Today the 750 Sport and 750 GT, with conventional valve springs, are much less valuable than the 750 SS, which had desmodromic valve operation. (You can identify a desmo head by removing the valve cover and looking for two rocker arms on each valve.) The Sport model had a single seat, clip-on handlebars and higher compression engine than the base GT. Today the GT is about $5,000, the Sport is $8,000-$10,000 and the SS is $20,000-$25,000. The new 90-degree V-twins boasted exemplary power and handling. The attractive engine, sculpted of aluminum, was mounted so the front cylinder was nearly parallel to the ground and almost touched the front fender. What Ducati didn't have down pat, and wouldn't get right for years, were details and finish. The Italian electrical switches were of poor quality and the English-made Smiths tachometer and speedometer were unreliable. The chrome The first Ducati V-twins were kick start only. When properly tuned, the bike will start with two kicks. The gear shift was on the right side at first, as on other Italian and English bikes, until US legislation forced all manufacturers to standardize on left-side shift in the mid-1970s. The Conti mufflers are loud, providing the characteristic sound that Ducatisti savor. When shopping for a Ducati, look for bikes that are original. Cosmetic flaws are expensive to The center of gravity is low and the steering is slow compared to a Japanese sport bike. This comes from the Ducati's large, 19-inch front wheel, and its long, 60.2-inch wheelbase. The early bikes of 1971 and '72 had fiberglass fuel tanks and side covers instead of steel. These tanks carried decals for the company name and model, and later versions had metal letters and numbers. Ducati still makes 90-degree Vtwins, but their current bikes have electronic ignition, Japanese carburetors and suspension components, and acres of plastic. These days, valves are operated by rubber belts. The new ones may make better daily riders than the old beveldrive twins, but have lost some of their idiosyncratic Italian charm.— Bill Neil • correct. Repair work on the engine is not cheap, but most parts are available. OEM Scarab disc brakes are not available, but can be easily replaced with Brembos. Years produced  Colors  Number produced Price new  Value today  Frame #  Engine #  Web Site  Engine .... 750-cc air-cooled V-twin Transmission .... 5-speed, right foot Weight  metallic blue/black, bright red/black N/A 1971-74 438 lbs. $1,995 in '72 $5,000 Left side crankcase Perfect Ducati owner  trendy Dainese Italian leathers, drinks espresso, has strong right leg. Fun to ride  Rating: a;l.aaa is best Ease of maintenance  Steering head www.ducati meccanica.com Wears Appreciation potential  aaa aaaa aaa Sotheby's Motorcycle Auction INCLUDING THE CHARLIE STAHL COLLECTION OF HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTORCYCLES AUCTION Saturday, September 15, 2001 EXHIBITION Opens Saturday, September 8 and continues throughout the week INQUIRIES Marcus Tremonto 312 396 9575 or marcus.tremonto@sothebys.com CATALOGUES 800 444 3709 SOTHEBY'S CHICAGO 215 West Ohio Street Chicago, IL 6061 0 312 396 9599 vvww.sothebys.com SELECTED HIGHLIGHTS • 1913 Sears V-Twin, unrestored • 1912 Harley-Davidson Single • 1913 Harley-Davidson Single • 1915 Indian Twin • 1916 Harley-Davidson Twin • 1916 Indian Board Track • 1929 Harley-Davidson JD • 1935 Crocker Racer • 1936 Brough Superior SS-100 ex-George Brough, unrestored • 1938 Crocker V-Twin • 1948 Vincent Rapide • 1949 Harley-Davidson FL • 1959 Harley-Davidson G • 40' Harley-Davidson stainless steel sign and other memorabilia Sotheby's 18  Sports Car Market 0 SOTHEBY'S, INC. 2001 WILL IA M F. RUPRECHT, PRINCIPAL AUCTIONEER, *0794917

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Restoration - Service Sales - Automobilia Memorabilia - Gift Shop Hours: Mon - Fri: 9:30 -5:00 Sat: 9:30 - 3:00 tilt LES vvww.guildclassiccars.com SUETY SHOES  EE v NO SMOKING Working on performance, thinking about art. While in attendance at a Concours d'Elegance this June, I had occasion to see one of my staff members, Steve Kent, have an epiphany. It was very early, perhaps six-thirty in the morning and we had positioned our two cars, a Type 43 Bugatti and a 1959 Royal Tour Chrysler Imperial on the lawn at the Edsel Ford Estate in Detroit. Duties done, we went in search of coffee, which we found in one of the hospitality pavilions. While sitting quietly, enjoying the misty light of early morning, a magnificent wooden-bodied Hispano Suiza ghosted past the pavilion. Steve froze, cup half way to his ample Edwardian moustache, and his eyes locked on to the polished aluminium and varnished wood of the jewel-like automobile. Steve has always been a car enthusiast and is, in fact, a skilled racing driver as well as a gifted mechanic. He is the kind of staff member that the Guild is always in search of and is fortunate to have in embarrassing numbers. Steve: a devout autophile, but one whose experience up to that point had largely been with the throbbing cacophony of the American eight-cylinder racing engine. The Hispano, with its sibilant whisper, struck a chord within him that was previously unplucked. A look of pure wonder and an instant appreciation for the art of the car as well as the function seemed to overcome him. You will see Steve at many more concours events. Indeed, you will be seeing staff from the Guild at major events from Concours d'Elegance to the Woodward Hot Rod Cruise. That is because before they were craftsmen at the Guild, they were avid and unquenchable enthusiasts whose hearts and souls have long been captured by the siren call of the automobile. These are men with the same passions and interests as you, and to a man they have all dedicated themselves to the arts and disciplines involved in the restoration, customization or creation of the automobile. Wouldn't you rather have a man who has had an epiphany work on your car? As always, we look forward to hearing from you. David Grainger and Janice Stone Proprietors The Guild of Automotive Restorers PO Box 1150, 44 Bridge St., Bradford, ON L3Z 2B5 Canada Tel: (905)775-0499 Fax: (905) 775-0944

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Market Review & Buyer's Guide La rivista del velocissimo e del bellissimo ANONIMA LOMBARD FAHRICA AUTOMOGIll TIPO  11  MILANO NMI t.) N 1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA Chassis number: AR613096 Engine number: AR00532/A19783 / 1111 he official build record states that this GTA was completed on December 16, 1965. It was the 54th car of the model to be produced and the 14th given over to Alfa's competition partner, Autodelta. Its works racing career ended in 1970, when it was returned to Alfa Romeo and used for testing. In 1988, the car was sold by Alfa Romeo to a new owner in Italy. With the intent of retaining the Group 4 competition features, the new owner commissioned a major professional restoration to return the car to 1965-67 Autodelta specifications, which would enable it to be used on the road. This work included a complete rebuild of the bodywork, detachment and restoration of the lightweight Speralum 25 panels, anti-corrosion treatment and a repaint to the correct Alfa Red 501 livery. While the bodywork was attended to, the engine was also rebuilt with a balanced crankshaft, flywheel and clutch. New cams and a special head gasket were fitted to bring the compression ratio down to a level suitable for road use. The rear axle was also replaced since it had a short differential more suited to hill-climbing than road use. In 1968, the front brakes had been changed from Dunlop to the more reliable ATE. These were retained, using GTA 1300 Junior steering connectors, as were the original Dunlop rear brakes. The restored bodywork, with its smaller wheel arches, required a return to the correct 7 x 14-inch Campagnolo wheels all around. In order not to preclude road use, the original roll bar has not been fitted, but the interior has been refurbished in vinyl to the correct pattern. The Autodelta driving seat is fabricated from aluminum over a light steel frame. The car is not currently road registered, but is offered with a letter from the Alfa Romeo Register confirming its date of manufacture, which should aid this process. In addition, a detailed file contains photographs of the restoration, photographs of the 1967 GTA team in action, the Alfa Romeo build sheet and FIA specification details for the GTA, together with a copy of an original GTA parts list. The completed car will require running-in prior to active use. It should make an excellent entry for a number of events from saloon car racing and track days to road rallies such as the Tour de France. Years produced  This car sold for $58,750, including buyer's premium, at the Christie's Pebble Beach auction on August 20, 2000. Number produced  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up cost  Distributor cap  Price new  Chassis #  Engine #  Club  Web site  Alternatives  True dual-purpose cars are rare, as performance is typically sacrificed for drivability, or vice versa. Alfa Romeo's GTA is arguably one of the most successful dual-purpose sports cars ever produced, keeping company with the Ferrari TdF and SW B. To spark interest in its Bertone-bodied GT Sprint, Alfa introduced a lightweight version in 1965, the GTA, which was identical to the production car at casual glance. Exterior differences were limited to a mesh 20  grille, a row of rivets in the rain gutters, a fabricated loop that functioned as the door handle, lightweight Campagnolo wheels and a trunk badge. Inside, lightweight seats and a lack of sound-deadening material were almost the only sacrifice to performance. The result was a Q-ship that weighed 1,642 lbs. compared to 1,984 lbs. for the production Sprint. Power increased from the stock 106 horsepower (at 6,000 rpm) to 115 horsepower, thanks in part to twin-plug ignition, a compression ratio of 9.7.1 (compared to the stock 9:1) and higher-performance camshafts. By virtue of its rear seat, the GTA qualified to run as a sedan in the US and it contested many memorable races against Pete Brock's potent Datsun 510s. The GTA could truly bring home trophies as well as loaves of bread. Especially in this price range, it's hard to imagine a more perfect dual-purpose machine. Subsequent models improved the GTA's competitiveness but ended its dual-purpose nature. The fire-breathing 2-liter GT-Am was a true Trans-Am car notable for its large fenderfiares, while the GTA-SA used an oil-driven turbocharger to wring 220 horsepower from the GTA's 1570-cc powerplant. Intake side of engine, near front AROC, 10 Raskin Road, Morristown, NJ 07960 www.aroc-usa.org Alfa Giulietta Sprint Zagato, Porsche 356 Carrera The decision to return this car to its original configuration is laudable, as well as a good business decision. The sales price, at the high end of SCM's guide, reflects an Autodelta association, recent restoration and documented racing history. However; the auctioneer's text glosses over the fact that this GTA has endured a very hard life, having served 18 years as a test mule for the factory. Its serial number is missing from Tony Adriaensens's definitive work, Alleggerita, and the auctioneer's references to documentation seem to refer to the model type rather than this particular car We assume that papers accompanying the car must have established this GTA's provenance to both Christie's' (one of the advantages to purchasing a car from an auction company with a 1965-69 500 $45,000-$55,000 $400 $200 $4,750 Engine bulkhead first-rate, researched catalog) and the buyer's satisfaction. Even with a strenuous racing history taken into consideration, there simply isn't a more versatile automobile for the money.—Pat Braden (Historic data and photo courtesy of auction company)• Sports Car Market

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Offerte e Rithieste di Alfa Romeo ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Regular text classified only $15 per month. 34 2300CC, in storage for many years, beautiful cabriolet coachwork (1937 Chapron) on rare orig 8c chassis, axles, brakes, Monza grille, untouched, 6c motor/ gearbox, runs, drives, will sell to best offer over $185,000. onebugatti@aol.com , 33450-203744 EDT + 6hrs. FAX 33450203745 FRANCE 47 6C2500 Freccia d'Oro, charmingly original, US and Euro papers, runs and looks as it should, proper period piece $85,000. Cosmopolitan Motors LLC, 206467-6531. FAX 206-467-6532 WA 55 1900C Sprint S II Ghia coupe, charcoal w/blk and white int, 5-spd, many SS features $59,500. Fantasy Junction, 510-6537555. FAX 510-653-9754 CA 57 1900 three window touring coupe, white w/carmel, excellent older restoration incld proper installation of 2 liter eng and 5-spd gearbox, lovely example, a pleasure to drive $42,500. Fantasy Junction, 510653-7555. FAX 510-653-9754 CA 57750 GIULIETTA NORMALE, restored, white w/blk int and red piping and carpet, recently refreshed, dead stock original except for the beefy Veloce setup and the 5-spd trans, 1 owner car for 40 yrs, 70K orig mi $21,000. Cosmopolitan Motors LLC, 206467-6531. FAX 206-467-6532 WA 60 SPRINT SPECIALE, AR1012000239, complete bare metal restoration; no rust or Bondo. New chrome. Rosso Rubino with new gray leather w/piping. New Pirellis. New rubber hoses, window & door seals. New suspension bushings and shocks, mechanically excellent. Newly rebuilt Veloce engine, Original block also available, 72,000 miles, great driving car, $27,000 obo. 407-876-8860. FL 60 GIULIETTA Sprint Normale, nice original car, primered, ready for paint, needs finishing, correct, complete and not rusty $6,500. Cosmopolitan Motors LLC, 206467-6531. FAX 206-467-6532 WA 62 GIULIE'TTA Spider convertible, red w/ blk int, restoration started and near completion, extra parts, too numerous to list$17,500 for everything. 301-724-6340 message. MD 63 2600 Spyder. new red paint, gray int, 6cyl, 4-carb, 5-spd, blk top, restoration started, great for vintage racing $9,800. Car Exchange, 847-680-1950. IL 63 GIULIA spider(normale), professional restoration 12 years ago. Well maintained by Alfa enthusiast. Excellent condition cosmetically and mechanically. Arizona car, no rust. Always garaged. White with blue interior and Stayfast top. Instruments rebuilt and refaced. Period radio works, as does everything else. New rubber mats throughout. Number 2 car that is ready to show, drive and enjoy. tgreenslade@usa.net $16,000. Bill Greenslade, 602-955-5547. 602-765-0061.AZ 63 2600 Spider, fresh restoration w/new chrome, strong engine, hardtop available also $15,500 OBO. 619-233-7767. CA 64 2600 Spider, Cobra conversion, disc brakes, Toploader, 9" Ford, great cruiser, hardtop also available $14,000 OBO. 619233-7767. CA 64 2600 Spyder, a beautiful car, silver w/ grey leather, factory hardtop $16,750. Hyman Ltd., 314-524-6000. MO 65 GIULIA spider 1600,red, one owner, 48,000 miles, rust-free, California car,mechanically fresh, requiring only cosmetics to be outstanding. $12,500. Jeff Knudsen, 616-335-3868. MI 65 TZ1, #096, matching engine., unrestored good original condition. Photos garryroberts@fea.net $189,000. Garry, 949-650-2690. CA 66 GTV, red/tan, full professional restoration, leather interior, Sperry stage 5 2Liter, 45 mm Webers, mini-lites, R-1 tires, Nardi wheel, much more, $15,000. 570825-0571. PA 66 SPRINT SPECIALE, red w/gray int., 70,000 mi, needs new owner, restored. nyzz@dellmail.com $22,000. Steve N= ylin, 425-481-7903. WA 67 DUETTO, fresh from barn storage of 15 years, original red paint, needs restoration, mech excellent, other Alfas available PMA $2,500. 831-338-9703. FAX 831-338-2031 CA 69 DUETTO boattail Spider, red w/blk int, 1750 injected, 5-spd, original 67K mi car, orig paint, int, no rust ever, very strong beauty, manuals and tools $10,500. 360-3783013. WA 69 GTV, fully restored to nice driver specs with lots invested, eager to sell, green w/ tan leather, gorgeous mahogany int, me- chanically outrageous, needs nothing $17,000. Cosmopolitan Motors LLC, 206467-6531. FAX 206-467-6532 WA 69 SPIDER, same owner 20 years, good condition, spares $5,500. 214-502-4825. TX TAILED SPYDER, green, stainless bumper, runs/drives well, typical rust holes in front of each door, needs new top $3,500. Cosmopolitan Motors LLC, 206467-6531. FAX 206-467-6532 WA 71 KANIM- 76 SPYDE1R, bare metal respray, rebuilt engine and injection system, Panasports and original alloys, new exhaust, started, alternator, belts, 260 miles since completed $7,500. 608-873-1590. WI 77 SPIDER convertible, blue with cordovan int, no rust, new fuel injection pump, good condition $3,600. 302-798-1579. DE 82 GTV6 Balocco SE, red w/blk int, 57K mi, full body restoration from metal, mechanically maintained, runs excellent $5,900. 631-669-1245. NY 95 164 Q, black/tan, 5-spd, 56K, very clean, new clutch, timing belt done, new front brakes $21,900. jdiodati@ batnet.com, 415-673-2037. CA LITERATURE 1969 Alfa Romeo 1750 Berlina Showroom Brochure. 8.5" x 11", stapled, great condition. English language, over 10 pages, including 20+ color photos, cutaways, and supplement entitled "USA Version." $20. geoffarcher@yahoo.com , 408-241-7411. 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F RRAR Chassis number: ZFFHA028000035351 T his is the first 308 to have a four-valve engine installed, a prototype built by the factory in 1981. Emmanuel Joffret described the car and its dark and mysterious life in the magazine Auto Hebdo, which specializes in Ferraris. Supposedly, this prototype was stolen from the factory in Maranello during 1981. A year after the "owner," a gangster from Marseille, was killed, the car was auctioned and became the property of a Corsican car dealer, who later sold it. During a trip to Belgium, the new owner left the car for service at a Ferrari dealership. Confused by some of the unique parts on the car, they contacted the factory. When they were told that the engine number was that of the car stolen three years previously, they immediately seized the car. The owner was offered a new 308 QV GTS by the factory in exchange for his "prototipo," which he refused. After one and a half years of legal wrangling it remained the property of the current seller. Today, the car is in very good original condition, with only 38,000 kms. While previous owners attest that the car is much more powerful than a regular production model, we were unable to test it to verify that. Here is a chance for someone to own a rare and important piece of Ferrari history. The car in question sold at the Poulain Le Fur auction in Monaco, May 25th, 2001, for $30,633 including buyer's premium and VAT of 17.94%. Jam not exactly what you would call a fan of 308s. There is nothing inherently wrong with them, but Fiat cranked them out like there was no tomorrow, over 10,000 in all. To me a 308 is just another late-model used car, with a good potential for astronomic maintenance and equally highpriced repairs. The car at hand is described as a 1982 "Prototipo" GTS QK built in 1981, supposedly the first 308 to have the four-valve engine that Ferrari designed to make up for the power lost to emission controls. This car 's history reeks of intrigue, danger Years produced  Number produced  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Price new  Chassis #  Engine #  On the steering column, visible through windshield Right front of block Clubs  Ferrari Club of America, Box 720597, Atlanta, GA 30358; Ferrari Owners Club, 8642 Cleta St., Downey, CA 90241 Web site wwwlerrariclubofamerica.org ; www.FerrariOvvnersClub.org Alternatives Maserati Ghibli or Boss 302 Mustang with self-applied "prototipo" sticker kit gangsters and a touch of the daytime soaps. Its story (dare I call it a provenance?) is fascinating. Initially stolen from the factory. First "owner; "a gangster from Marseille, is killed. The second owner is an automotive repair shop proprietor in Corsica. (In my experience there is little difference between the former owner and the latter.) After this, the ownership story becomes banal and less interesting. I have some problems with the catalog's description, though. Normally Poulain 's write-ups are precise and documented. This one, about the "prototipo," is not. The whole story is based on an old article in a August, 2001  French magazine, without any of the usual verifications. One might think that Ferrari would provide some information about a prototype stolen from its factory; surely this isn't a frequent occurrence. The catalog description goes on to paraphrase the article, saying that a 1981 308 chassis received this first experimental QV engine, which had magnesium castings, and produced more power than the production engine. Which castings are magnesium? Are we talking about the timing chain cover, the water pump, the cam covers or the whole block? How much extra horsepower and why? A few more ponies or a whole bunch? Not only is the catalog silent on these issues, but also the dreaded words "the owner says" are used at the end of the article to substantiate the higher horsepower claim. We here in the States often hear this ugly owner says" expression, but this is the first time in more than ten years of reading Poulain 's catalogs that I have seen them use it. But back to the car itself It looked like a nice used car. The claimed mileage of 38,000 km (23,750 miles) is believable. Of course, every 308 for sale in the world also seems to have less than 30k miles on the clock. Since there was no mention ofservice records, it will be ready shortly for the dreaded and expensive ($4,000) 30,000mile service. 1983-85 3,042 $30,000-$35,000 $4,000 $378 (two required) $59,500 (1984) Overall, the cosmetics were nice enough, although a black vinyl strip, going the full length of the rockers, proclaimed "PROTOTIPO" in foot-tall letters. This monument to bad taste is something only a Middle Eastern nouveaux riche would dare. The audience did not pay much attention to the "Prototipo" hoopla either the car sold for about the market price of a normal four-valve. Was it a good buy? I don't have a clue. I wish the best of luck to the new owner. May he have the good taste to remove the phony vinyl strip; may he have the additional good fortune to remove it cleanly, without need for repaint. May the 30,000-mile service reveal no expensive surprises. May he enjoy the car My advice to him is to hang on to the catalog and find a copy of the original magazine article. Without them, the car 's great story is just another tall tale that gets repeated at the cafe, late at night after one too many glasses of Bordeaux.—Raymond Milo (Historical data and photo courtesy of auction company)• 23 ar et 'eview Buyer's Guide 1982 Ferrari 308 GTS QV "Prototipo"

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I n the last issue of Sports Car Market, we reviewed the byzantine process of importing a Ferrari F50, S/N 103496, which had been converted to racing specs and was last year's winner of the European Maranello Challenge. After a mere three-and-a-half months, DOT decided our F50 was indeed a race car and acceptable for importation into the US under the race car exemption. The release letter from DOT was received on February 22nd of this year, and we expected EPA to rubber stamp DOT's decision. This proved to be supremely optimistic on our part; EPA decided to ask the same questions as DOT, in rephrased or reworded bureau-babble. For instance, while DOT had wanted an explanation of the work done to convert this car to a race car, EPA on February 2 asked for a breakdown of the estimated cost to convert the car back to a street car. This is because DOT is concerned about the intent of the car's manufacturer, while EPA focuses on the roadability of the vehicle. On February 6, SpecOlised Cars, in England, which had prepared the car for racing, provided a detailed letter outlining the substantial cost to convert the car back to a street car. They also stated that, because of its history, converting this well-raced F50 into a street car would be financial folly. On March 18, EPA asked why the car sat high off the ground. On March 19, Mortimer, Houghton and Turner (MHT), an authorized Ferrari dealer in England who sold us the F50, supplied a let- ter explaining that the car was raised as high as possible on its adjustable suspension and fitted with the taller rain tires to prevent damage in shipping. EPA was not satisfied with this explanation. They decided that the car had to be lower to be accepted as a race car. On March 28, our attorney, Lance Beyer (lbeyer 1 @rochestersr.com ), who specializes in matters relating to vehicle importation, insisted EPA give us a definitive ruling on how low is low enough. John Guy, an engineer with 24  Sheehan n s  by Michael Sheehan Importing an F50: Part II Ferraris and Cans of Coke EPA, then devised the "Coke-can" test. If a standard Coke can will roll under a car, it cannot be a race car; if a Coke cannot roll under a car, it must be a race car. On March 30, US Customs allowed the F50 to be taken to Shelton Ferrari of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to be lowered from its transportation settings and pass the Coke can test. Shelton lowered the suspension and fit racing slicks into place, lowering the car by 3 inches. Digital photos of the car passing the Coke can test were dutifully submitted to EPA. On April 23, EPA stated that since digital photos can be altered they needed "hard" photos of the F50 passing the Coke can test, along with a statement from Shelton Ferrari affirming the car to be in race condition, the tires to be at racing pressure and to have had no additional weight added. Glossy 5" x 7" photos and the appropriate cover letter were sent to EPA. On May 29, the F50 passed the "racy looking" dashboard test, but still had to pass a roll cage test, since EPA had decided that real race cars have roll cages, not roll hoops. Attorney Beyer discovered that EPA had already allowed entry to two F50 GTs under the race car exemption, and asked if we were to build a roll bar to match the bar fitted to the F50 GTs already imported, would this final test appease EPA? Watch out for those Coke cans. May 15, the car passed the famous Coke can test, but was kicked sideways to Len Lazarus at EPA, and he expressed his concern that this F50 looked just like any other F50 and that EPA had already turned down previous requests to import F50s as race cars. Lazarus wanted photos substantiating that the car had a "racy looking" dashboard and interior. Once again, new copies of photos already supplied to both DOT and EPA were obtained from MHT Ferrari in England and dutifully re-supplied to EPA. On June 2, EPA denied they ever allowed the two F50 GTs to be imported, as they had no records of these cars. Therefore, these cars must have been smuggled. We advised EPA that we had already sent exhaustive information on the two F50 GTs already imported but were told "the file is too thick" to take the time to go through. If we wished to prove the two F50 GTs were legally imported, we must re-send the paperwork on these cars to EPA. We resubmitted the Customs and DOT paperwork, and EPA subsequently agreed that two F50 GTs were indeed legally entered. On June 7, EPA agreed to allow F50 SN 103496 entry if we matched race car features, especially the roll cage, of the two "race versions" already approved and imported. On June 15, we forwarded e-mail and detailed digital photos from Art Zafiropoulo, owner of F50 GT S/N 001, concerning the roll cage in his car. On June 18, Len Lazarus reviewed EPA's importation file on the Zafiropoulo car. He agreed EPA would generate a final "this is what you have to do to gain approval" letter. As of July 15, we have still not received this letter. Their ineptitude and malice have cost my client months in delays, not to mention storage, customs and rather staggering (although hard-earned) legal fees, as well as any refurbishing costs required due to the months spent in storage. I would like to be able to write a happy ending to this story. But given past experiences, I expect to receive a letter with a new set of repetitive, unjustified and expensive-tomeet demands any day now. From our perspective, a reasonable test to determine whether an F50 is actually a race car would be to see how quickly it could roll over a group of EPA bureaucrats.• Sports Car Market I I Ml

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Ferraris For Saki' ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Regular text classified only $15 per rnonth. 50 195 INTER GHIA, 2seater, 1950 Turin show car, remarkably original, engine/gearbox out, apart, looking quite good for straight forward rebuild $165,000 OBO. Jerry Bensinger, 330-759-5224 days. OH 50 195S INTER GHIA, coupe, med blue w/tan cloth int, fully restored to a very high standard w/much recent work by Patrick Ottis, includes rebuilt gearbox $245,000. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510-653-9754 CA 52 212, s/n 0219, 1-off Vignale coupe, ivory and gray, exquisite in both form and detail, 3-carb eng, very original includes full interior, missing nothing, many interesting details $395,000. Fantasy Junction, 510653-7555. FAX 510-653-9754 CA 53 21 INTER PF COUPE, perfectly restored in red w/tan leather int, Best in class at Pebble Beach in '85, a beautiful car, ideal for shows and tours $375,000. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510653-9754 CA 54 FERRARI 250 Europa Pinin Farina Berlinetta. S/N 0349/EU. $350,000. For additional information including possible offers and trades, please contact Patrick Van Schoote or Bill Noon, www.symbolicmotors.com . 858-4541800 Fax 858-454-1890. 7440 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, CA 92037 59 250GT TOUR DE FRANCE, burgundy w/tan leather, 14 louver dePortago style recreation, built on a 1959 250 GT PF coupe chassis in Modena at Auto Sport, at the time Auto Sport employed Scaglietti fabricators (who built the orig bodies), cannot be told from the original, beautiful $195,000. Motor Classic, 914-997-9133. FAX 914-997-9136 NY 63 246 GTS, silver with tan Daytona seats, only 6K orig mi, wonderful condition throughout $97,500. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510-653-9754 CA 63 LUSSO, red w/red int, very nice example $129,000. Forza, 860-350-1140. FAX 860350-1148 CT 64 FERRARI 500 Superfast, Pinin Farina Aerodynamica Coupe S/N 5981/SF. $340,000. For additional information including possible offers and trades, please contact Patrick Van Schoote or Bill Noon, www.symbolicmotors.com. 858454-1800 Fax 858-454-1890. 7440 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, CA 92037 64 275 GTB, short nose, red/blk, Borranis, new paint, interior and chrome, spectacular $185,000. Motor Classic, 914-9979133. FAX 914-997-9136 NY 67 275 GTB/4, s/n 9337, fly yellow w/blk int, Borranis, tools and manuals, shown in competition many times, 59,000 km $329,000. James Dawson, 614-354-6605 anytime. OH 67 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 Scaglietti Berlinetta. S/N 09467. $395,000. For additional information including possible offers and trades, please contact Patrick Van Schoote or Bill Noon. www.symbolicmotors.com. 858-454-1800 Fax 858-454-1890. 7440 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, CA 92037 68 330 GTC, azzurro blue w/blk leather, very late example w/all updates, recent paint, fresh engine service, factory a/c and Borrani ww, a sharp 330 GTC $96,500. Motorcar Gallery, 954-522-9900. FL 69 365 GTC, last 365 GTC built, special order for King Hassan of Morocco, cerise w/tan suede and Royal insignia on doors, superb condition having only 8,822 k, factory air, original books, tools, keys and spare tire $149,500. Fantasy Junction, 510653-7555. FAX 510-653-9754 CA 69 365 GTC, red w/new Connolly blk leather int, a/c, wires, very clean and in excellent mechanical condition, rare, one of 150 produced $115,000. Fantasy Junction, 510653-7555. FAX 510-653-9754 CA 71 365 GTB/4, s/n 14187 (US), red w/blk int, rebuilt Borranis w/new xwx tires, nicely detailed, excellent driver that will show, proper tools and manuals, 38K mi $129,000. James Dawson, 614-354-6605 anytime. OH r pseph ,C. 2-roise legal & pre-sale needs. Affordable, fast and thorough service. (415) 332-8183 We make leasing as simple as turning the key. FINANCIAL SERVICES Serving your leasing needs since 1978 Premier August, 2001  47 Sherman Hill Road Woodbury, CT 06798 203-267-7700 FAX: 203-267-777'3 DEALER INQUIRIES WELCOME Visit our Website at www.WhyNotLease.com AUTOMOBILE APPRAISAL SERVICES For The Northern California Area Post war European cars a specialty, also book collections. Please call for a free consultation on all your insurance, 25

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70 365 GTB/4 DAYTONA, US spec, excellent original unrestored cond, award winner, red w/blk leather, wires w/14K documented mi, call for details $160,000. 310-318-8760. FAX 310-376-3392 CA 71 365, 2+2, burgundy w/beige leather, Borrani ww, 64K+ mi, factory a/c, an exceptionally attractive example $46,500. Motorcar Gallery, 954-522-9900. FL 71 365, 2+2, burgundy w/beige leather, Borrani ww, 64K+ mi, factory a/c, an exceptionally attractive example $46,500. Motorcar Gallery, 954-522-9900. FL 72 246 GTS, Chairo Azzuro tan interior, 20K mi, 1 owner car w/manuals & tools $75,000. Jeff or Bill, 847-234-2800. IL 72 365GTB/4 DAYTONA, red w/original tan leather, in beautiful shape mechanically and cosmetically, Borranis $119,500. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510653-9754 CA 72 365 GTC/4 Scaglietti Berlinetta, S/N 15201 $59,000. For additional information including possible offers and trades, please contact Patrick Van Schoote or Bill Noon, www.symbolicmotors.com . 858-4541800 Fax 858-454-1890. 7440 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, CA 92037 72 FERRARRI DINO 246 GTS, Scaglietti Targa. S/N 03908 $75,000. For additional information including possible offers and trades, please contact Patrick Van Schoote or Bill Noon, www.symbolicmotors.com . 858-4541800 Fax 858-454-1890. 7440 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, CA 92037 72 LATE DINO 246 GTS, red/blk, 31K mi, pw, leather, air, covered headlight, all books, records, same owner 23 years, orig CA car $74,900. 310-435-4981. CA 72 DINO 246 GTS, Chairo Azzuro tan int, Specialized in Italian car parts cgr pre-war car parts. WA Veloce ALFA ROMEO Motors parts, service and Factory trained Alfa Romeo Mechanic repair. Over 30 years experience. Ferrari Maserati Lancia Fiat amborghini wwvvitalparts.com Alphen aid Rijn-Holland Fax: +31(0)172-240536 E-mail: info@italparts.com DAN SOMIvIERS Diane Sommers (503) 274-0064 1425 NW Flanders, Portland, OR 97209 New location, new name. Formerly Euro Auto Service $75,000. Jeff or Bill, 847-234-2800. IL 20K mi, 1 - owner car w/manuals and tools 73 365 GTB/4, silver/bk very clean, 21K mi, books, tools, drives superbly $118,500. 310-657-9699. FAX 310-6579698 CA 76 308 GT4, red w/tan interior, new water pump, belts and valve adjustments, 33K mi, will consider trade for Harley, Ducati, 6367 Corvette coupe $17,500. 609-9093801. NJ 79 308 GTS, Euro, recent paint, engine and trans, red/tan $35,000 obo/trades?. 724593-3550 eves. PA 80 GTSi, fuel injected, 5-spd, blk vinyl targa top, fly yellow, brown leather int, great shape, 59K mi, all maintenance records $26,900. 810-516-2132. MI 82 512BBi, red/tan, 23K mi, CD/tape, very clean, runs perfectly $75,000. 440-4600161. OH FERRARI PARTS Ferrari Daytona, 300, 275, etc, tie rod ends, left and right threads, cheap. Michelin XWX 205/70/15, excl - 4 for $495 scylla66@yahoo.com , 860-3640440. CT • Sell your classic car in Sports Car Market for as little as $15 per month. See page 88 for details. Pre-Owned Vintage & Contemporary Ferrari Sales / Service / Restoration / Storage 1953 Vignale 212 Inter Coupe 1958 250 CT Series I Cabriolet 1960 250 PininFarina Coupe 1963 250 GTE 1964 250 GT Lusso 1965 330 CT 2+2 1965 275 GTB/2 1967 Miura P400 1970 365 CT 2+2 1972 246 GT 1973 365 GTB/4 1977 308 GTB 1985 308 GTS 1995 F50 2001 Fl Spyder 922 Sunset Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92627 Tel: (949) 650-2690 Fax: (949) 650-2730 email: garryroberts@fea.net 26  MONTHLY MYSTERY PHOTO Response Deadline September 1, 2001 USAppraisal Our photo, your caption. Be the author of the most accurate, most creative or most provocative response and receive a genuine, highly desirable, sure-to-be-collectible-someday 1/18 scale collector car model courtesy of USAppraisal. Ties will be arbitrarily and capriciously decided. Fax your response to 503/252-5854. e-mail: copyed@sportscarmarket.com; snailmail: Mystery, 6833 SE Pine Ct., Portland, OR 97215-1429. Sports Car Market

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1.1 Chassis number: 2460 Engine number: 2460 T his astonishing machine has remained complete and original in its condition as last raced in 1964, and has been in single ownership since purchased by the vendor in 1966. It is a time-warp example of the rare Type 60, being the first full production car after the construction of the prototype, which had subsequently been uprated by the factory to Tipo 61 specification the following year. It remains in running condition even today, 35 years later, yet  showing every element of graceful aging, including cracked old paintwork, dents to the bodywork, older running repairs and minor modifications to suit the drivers during its career. It is a unique car, it has never been out of Italy, it has never been restored and its specification is as near as possible just as it left the factory. The car described here sold for $2,050,263, including buyer's premium, at the Christie 's London sale held March 26, 2001, at the Jack Barclay Showroom. Maserati ran both the A6 and the 200S in the two-liter class during the early and mid-1950s. As the decade continued, lightweight British entries made it to the front of the grid. The Coventry Climax FPF, fitted to most of the competitive British entrants in that class, produced 150-175 horsepower in two-liter form, less than the claimed outputs of the same capacity in the engines from Maserafi or Ferrari. But the cars from Cooper and (especially) Lotus made up the power deficit with lightweight construction and superior grip. This lesson was not lost on Maserati's racing chief, Alfieri, who purchased a Lotus XI for study. Before 1960 the most advanced two-liter car was the Lotus 15; a car with a very lightweight spacefi-ame and an engine canted 60 degrees to lower the hood line. The Lotus, though front engined and saddled with a quirky gearbox, was at that time the pinnacle offront-engine sports racing designfivm Great Britain. What happened next showed that Alfieri was again paying attention to what the quicker entries were doing. Maserati built a wide variety of largely suc- Years produced  Number produced Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Chassis number  Engine number  Club  Web site  Alternatives  cessful racing cars in the 1950s. By the end of the decade, the company was worn thin financially, but had on the shelf 4-, 6- and 12-cylinder engines and a transaxle designed by their in-house gearbox man, Valerio Colotti. If it were to be built, the Birdcage would have to use as many offthe-shelf components as possible. The suspension and transaxle of the 250F were combined with a 2005 engine canted 45 degrees to lower the hood line a la the Lotus 15. The two-liter engine produced a claimed 200 horsepower August, 2001  . The spindly, tubular spaceframe that gave the Tipo 60 its "Birdcage" nickname produced a car that was astonishingly light. Some reports put the car at 1,100 pounds and others at 1,300. Either way the car though at least 100 pounds heavier than the Lotus, was lighter than any Maserati sports racer before; it probably appeared to be made of soda straws compared to an average Italian tube frame. This lightweight construction, coupled with fantastic brakes and more horsepower than any Climax-powered car, made the Birdcage an effective tool in the two-liter class. Stateside, the over two-liter class was very popular at that time, filled with a mix of V8 specials and purpose-built, big-bore race cars from both England and Italy. 22 (5 Tipo 60, 17 Tipo 61) N/A 1959-60 Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  $850,000-$ 1,000,000 Right front suspension at top shock mount Left side of block Maserati Club International, Box 1015, Mercer Island, WA 98040 www.maseratinet.com Ferrari 196S, Lotus 15, Cooper Monaco Though often running against engines of much larger capacity, the three-liter Tip° 61 driven by the likes ofJim Hall and Carroll Shelby proved to be very competitive and probably the last great front-engined sports racer Like all Maserati race cars, today the Birdcage is well regarded by competitors and collectors. The patina on this car and its unblemished mechanical specifications (rather like the lightweight E-type that turned up in a Southern California garage a few years ago) is the stuff that makes enthusiasts drool—the ultimate barn find, an unmolested car that is a snapshot of the time when it was the state of the art. Sadly, the amazing original cars that turn up are often ones that never ran at the front of international races; any car with that sort of provenance would have been modified or had parts $5,000-$7,000 (race prep) N/A replaced over time, leaving little of the genuine original car intact. This Birdcage is no exception. It 's a champion of club races and hilklimbs in its native country rather than a veteran of Le Mans or Sebring. Still, a sale price of a million over its low estimate shows the appeal of thoroughbred machinery with the patina of an original Stradivarius violin. Is this figure repeatable? For a similar car, yes. But where is that car?— Michael Duffey (Historic data and photo courtesy of auction company)• 27 — 111L■lo Etceterini & Friends Market Place 1960 Maserati Tipo 60

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Etceterini ast Friend Market Place ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Regular text classified only $15 per month. ABARTH 71 AUTOBIANCHI, rebuilt 1062cc engine, new 5-spd trans, pw front wheel disc brakes, rare Mamba alloy wheels, new Bridgestone tires, custom clearcoat paint, Cobra green w/blk int, show prize winner, 1 of only 2 All2s known in the US, 37K $18,500. Kane, 323-982-9160. CA BUGATTI 26 TYPE 38 TOURER, $125,000. Edward Fallon, 623-465-7246. FAX 623-4657113 AZ 39 Type 57C Galibier Saloon $195,000. Edward Fallon, 623-465-7246. FAX 623465-7113 AZ CITROEN 73 SM, 68K mi, Brebnacon blue, blk leather, auto, new tires, air, ignition system, exc cond $19,500. 954-684-0101. FL 762CV, red, under 10K mi from new, flawless original, looks, smells and runs like new $11,000. 301-587-8635. MD DELAGE 39 D6 Figoni & Falaschi drophead, 1-off, 2 owners from new, the only 3.0 litre D-6 ever produced, the only Figoni D-6 ever produced, too much info to list, please call for details $375,000. Cosmopolitan Motors LLC, 206-467-6531. FAX 206-4676532 WA DELAHAYE 47 135M, 1-off Saoutchik disappearing top convertible w/all the elegance you would expect. orig matching #'s, 3-carb, Cotal gearbox, V windshield and push button doors $185,000. Fantasy Junction, 510653-7555. FAX 510-653-9754 CA 54 235 Chapron, blk w/red int, odometer shows 80,000 km, won Pebble Beach Concours in 1982, looks great and runs great $125,000. Cosmopolitan Motors, 206-467-6531. FAX 206-467-6532 WA DETOMASO 69 MANGUSTA, red w/blk leather int, fully detailed engine bay, excellent paint and int, above the rest, 36K miles $45,000. James Dawson, 614-354-6605 anytime. OH 73 PANTERA, white, 351C engine, trans, body, brakes, clutch & suspension is new or rebuilt, only needs interior restoration $19,000 nego. 501-646-0645. AR 73 PANTERA, red/blk, 30K mi, aftermarket wheels $21,500. 904-252-5533. FAX 904-252-0906 FL 74 PANTERA L, red, 351C 9,100 mi, excellent condition, Mindtrain exhaust system, immaculate detailed engine compartment, never in rain, P7 Pirelli's $33,500. Dave, 856-346-9254. NJ FACEL VEGA 57 FACEL VEGA FV4, French grey, green interior, 2-carb Hemi, auto, wire wheels, first time offered by 3rd owner of 24 years, runs, needs restoration, all original except paint $10,000. Mark Eskuche, 262-2423939. WI 61 FACEL VEGA, Excellence, interesting history, needs a complete restoration but car is complete, call for details $16,000. Cosmopolitan Motors LLC, 206-4676531. FAX 206-467-6532 WA 61 FACEL VEGA HK500, beautiful, recent restoration, onyx black lacquer w/new red leather, a very pretty car $36,500. Hyman Ltd, 314-524-6000. MO FIAT 59 JOLLY, woven wicker seats and a surrey top, new brakes, runs fine, needs cosmetic restoration $5,500. 570-5844297. PA 62 JOLLY 600, older restoration, red/white top and int, looks and runs great, same owner for years, offers, trades $12,900. Stanley, 561-395-6188. FL 66 ABARTH OT1000, orange/blk, rebuilt eng, Abarth muffler & rear springs, rebuilt front end, older repaint in orig color, minor body imperfections, but virtually rust-free, new tires & brakes, looks good & drives better, 75K km $8,800 OBO. Kane, 323982-9160 days. CA GHIA 57 DUAL GHIA, convertible, Dodge D500 315 V8, auto, white, blk top, blk/white int, 1 of 99 built, very rare, older restoration, still show quality $59,500. Car Exchange, 847-680-1950. IL GOGGOMOBIL 60 2-dr sedan, just out of 35 yrs storage, 98% complete $2,000. Paul Jacobs, 716652-0013. NY HISPANO 25 H6B TOURING, CCCA 1st, very nice older restoration $250,000. Edward Fallon, 623-465-7246. FAX 623-465-7113 AZ INNOCENTI 61 950 SPYDER, red/blk, 4-spd, restored $19,900. Vintage, 941-355-6500. FL SEE WHAT WE DO Restore your car—better than new! Sleeve and rebuild brakes: master, wheel, calipers, servo, slave, clutch cylinders and boosters, reline shoes • Lifetime Warranty • Quick Service White Post Restorations One Old Car Drive • P.O. Drawer D, White Post, VA 2.2.663 (540)837 - 1140 • www.whitepost.com 28  INTERMECCANICA 70 MURENA, burgundy/blk, 429, auto, extremely rare car, 1 of only 14 ever made, in excellent condition $30,000. Forza, 860350-1140. FAX 860-350-1148 CT 73 INDRA, blue w/tan, Chevrolet 350 V8, auto, very nice $30,000. Forza, 860-3501140. FAX 860-350-1148 CT 74 INDRA, factory built w/Shelby 428 engine, 4-spd, a/c, ps, pb, pw, white/blue, trades welcome $44,500. Motorcar Gallery, 954-522-9900. FL ISO GRIFO 67 ISO GRIFO, red/blk, 4-spd, Campys, excellent, int done redone correctly, rust-free, recent paint $44,900. 630-6553535. IL 68 ISO GRIFO SERIES I, very rare 7 liter, 427/400 hp, 1 of only 66 built, completely restored, 46K orig mi, rust-free and accident-free, CA car, options include full leather int, pw, factory air, custom sound system w/10-stack CD and Borranis ww $95,000. 818-718-9654. CA 73 ISO LELE, Bordeaux metallic w/cream leather, 351 Ford-Cleveland, auto, a/c, 43,882 mi, a hi-perf luxury 2+2, excellent condition $18,900. Motorcar Gallery, 954522-9900. FL ITALIA 72 CONVERTIBLE, s/n 50388414, 351 Windsor, four speed, a/c, pw, Cromodora wheels, partial restoration, needs body/paint, 26,000 mi $16,000. 480-951-7195. AZ LAMBORGHINI 69 ISLERO, brown/tan, 59K mi, tired cond $22,000. 310-274-7440. FAX 310274-9809 CA 72 ESPADA SERIES II, red w/blk leather, factory a/c, 5-spd, 33,538 mi, 1 owner since '76, good looking car $19,500. Motorcar Gallery, 954-522-9900. FL 72 ESPADA, 55K km, red/blk, powder coated Miura wheels, new Pirellis, top end rebuilt, stainless bumpers, all books and manuals, good shape, runs and drives fine, little use in the recent years, needs TLC $20,000. Howard, 516-541-4316. NY 73 ESPADA SERIES III, 17K mi, brown/ It green leather, 5-spd, a/c, well sorted 3rd owner car, tools, orig paint/ins, full history $29,000. Chris, 203-324-3219. CT 73 JARAMA S, white/red, US version w/ factory air and 5-spd„ a beautiful low mileage example from museum $39,500. Motorcar Gallery, 954-522-9900. FL 74 ESPADA, factory orange w/tan, 34K mi, orig owner, in great cond $32,900 offers. Vintage Car Store, 914-358-0500. NY LANCIA 53 B53, 1-off Berlinetta by Balboa, rhd, Nardi twin carb, said to be done from stem to stem, need only paint and minor cosmetics, call for details $39,000 OBO. 323-6567483. FAX 323-654-8788 CA 56 AURELIA B20 COUPE, elegant and sophisticated designed with all alloy V6 and transaxle driveline, restored by Cappa, dark blue w/gray wool int to GT specs, includes alloys doors and hood, sliding windows, twin Webers and buckets, a delight to show and drive $56,500. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510-6539754 CA 61 FLAMINIA CONVERTIBLE, silver/ red leather, new front subframe, 2500cc alum V6, Touring Superleggera coachwork, stored from '68 to '98, good Pirellis, needs top seats, paint $9,500. 703-534-5015. VA 65 FLAMINIA SS ZAGATO, silver metallic w/red int, nearing completion of a high quality restoration $75,000. Cosmopolitan Motors LLC, 206-467-6531. FAX 206467-6532 WA 66 FLAMINIA SS ZAGATO, 2.8L alum V6 w/triple Webers, rear transaxle, inboard, disc brakes, alum body, new paint, weather seals, rebuilt brakes, carbs, replated chrome & more, call for info $50,000. 803-6429940. SC 67 FULVIA, injection coupe, Mendoza blue, red vinyl, good XAS tires, engine turns, believed blown head gasket, Nardi, Weber kit included $2,800. 703-534-5015. VA 72 FULVIA ZAGATO, rare 1600cc, 5-spd large engine w/30K orig km, exc body, silver w/blk int, runs beautifully, call for details $17,000. Cosmopolitan Motors, 206467-6531. FAX 206-467-6532 WA MASERATI 60 3500GT, professionally installed 350 ci Chevy engine and trans, very complete and running when parked 10 yrs ago, lots of orig engine/trans parts, good interior and body, needs paint $9,500 OBO. 310-5474000. CA 62 3500GT, sunroof, overhauled engine $18,500. 626-966-8708. CA 63 VIGNALE SPYDER, metallic blue, carmel leather, 5-spd, ww, immaculate $75,000. 713-794-3368 days. 713-5268990 eves. TX 71 GHIBLI SS COUPE, brown metallic, white leather, ps, a/c, high end stereo, immaculate $42,500 trades considered. 713794-3368 days. 713-526-8990 eves. TX 72 GHIBLI SS COUPE, 5-spd, all #s match, blk/tan, 24K orig mi, maintained to the highest standards, superb mechanical cond, good paint and orig tan int, great driver, lots invested $37,500. Mr. Harris, 914-631-0090 ext-223. NY 73 BORA, red/blk, 34K mi, extensive repairs on engine, hydraulics, air, no rust $32,000. 708-445-8058. IL 77 BORA, 14K mi, copper gold w/blk and tan int, considered to be one of the finest original examples in existence, drives like new, e/c drive or show $59,000. James Dawson, 614-354-6605 anytime. OH 80 MERAK SS, dark red/tan, only I I K mi, vgc $19,000. 310-274-7440. FAX 310274-9809 CA PANHARD 33 X- 69 CABRIOLET COUPE, remarkable body by Henri Labourdette, 100% original, runs $30,000. 954-783-2307. FL PEUGEOT 67404 CONVERTIBLE, immaculate condition, two tops, floor shift, fuel injected, rebuilt engine $16,500 OBO. Jim, 708-2882588. FAX 708-387-9934 IL SIATA 52 GRAN SPORT ROADSTER, twin Webers, completely restored, orig motor $58,900. Vintage, 941-355-6500. FL 54 DAINA GS, alloy coupe by Sti Farina complete, staight, stripped to bare alloy, needs restoration, all events eligible $17,500. 323-656-7483. FAX 323-6548788 CA• Sports Car Market

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/aé.€Z P4e 22 DUESENBERG, 183 ci twin cam engine on a display stand, one of one $125,000. CCars, 626-447-0327. CA 29 BUGATTI TYPE 35B, complete history of all owners since factory delivery, extensive ABC history, call for more info $450,000 firm. 310-457-7171. CA 31 DUESENBERG, Indy racer, 260 ci Straight Eight, overhead cam, 210 hp, driven by Dusty Farhnow, call for more details $150,000. Mark, Vintage Sales, 303456-0041. CO 33 ALFA ROMEO 8C 2300 Touring Spyder SIN 2211073. $1.25M. For additional information including possible offers and trades, please contact Patrick Van Schoote or Bill Noon. www.symbolic motors.com. 858-454-1800 Fax 858-4541890. 7440 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, CA 92037 34 ALFA ROMEO 8C 2600 Monza Brianza Spyder. S/N 2211133. $950,000. For additional information including possible offers and trades, please contact Patrick Van Schoote or Bill Noon, www.symbolicmotors.com. 858-454-1800 Fax 858-454-1890.7440 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, CA 92037 37 ALFA ROMEO 12C-37 Scuderia Ferarri Monoposto. S/N 51204. POA. For additional information including possible offers and trades, please contact Patrick Van Schoote or Bill Noon, www.symbolicmotors.com. 858-454-1800 Fax 858-454-1890.7440 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, CA 92037 37 ALFA ROMEO 2900B Touring Mille Miglia Spyder. S/N 412021. $2.5M. For additional information including possible offers and trades, please contact Patrick Van Schoote or Bill Noon, www.symbolicmotors.com. 858-454-1800 Fax 858-454-1890. 7440 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, CA 92037 50 FERRARI 340 America Fontana Competition Spyder. S/N 0030M/T. $1.45M. For additional information including possible offers and trades, please contact Patrick Van Schoote or Bill Noon, www.symbolicnotors.com. 858-454-1800 Fax 858-454-1890.7440 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, CA 92037 53 FERRAI 250MM Pinin Farina Berlinetta. S/N 0256/MM. $1.3M. For additional information including possible offers and trades, please contact Patrick Van Schoote or Bill Noon, www.symbolicmotors.com. 858-454-1800 Fax 858-454-1890.7440 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, CA 92037 55 JAGUAR, XI( 140MC roadster, recU blk orig interior, blk canvas top and tonneau cover, hi-perf c head, chrome, wire wheels, new Dunlop road speed tires, all restoration done on original rust free CA car, looks and drives very well, 3rd owner $46,900. 248-641-8881. MI 59 LOTUS, 18 Formula Jr, blk w/gold strip- www. m as eratinet.coni 17 ■ .--- . ---- AirMASIERATI °4414 INTERN AII°S SINCE 1976  0• Factory recognized. Join the world's largest Maserati support group, with more than 3,500 members from 39 countries. Tech staff available to help owners and enthusiasts; parts discounts; the famous 80+ page glossy Club magazine Viale Ciro Menotti; Club decal; roster; access to a multitude of Maserati road tests, technical bulletins, manuals, etc. To join, fax your name, address, and credit card number; you'll receive a packet of Maserati information by Air Mail. $70 USA members, $80 Canada, $100 all other countries. Join now! MASERATI PARTS TOLL FREE 1-800-MASERATI (627-3728) New & Used for All Models. Providing owners with knowledgeable, courteous, prompt professional express service since 1976. Next-day service our speciality. Competitive Prices. $10 million inventory. Service shop discounts. VISA / MC / AE Technical Assistance Line: USA + 425-455-4707 Fax: USA + (425) 646-5458 P.O. Box 1015, Mercer Island, WA 98040 USA E-mail: mie@maseratinet.com Francis G. Mandarano President August, 2001  ry-pi ?ION Serving the Maserati community since 1976 .. ing, FIA papers, log book, won Judge's Choice award at Mitty in '99, extensive history, concours condition $34,800. 630232-7473 9am-5pm. IL 59 TRIUMPH, TR3A, total restoration 98/ 99, sorted competition, beautiful, billet crank, Carillos, Ford 8" axle, trailer also available with car at $19,900 or without $18,900 call for details. 419-886-2236. OH 60 ASTON MARTIN, DB4 race car, fresh Vantage engine, all the correct racing bits, ready for vintage or AMOC events $75,000. Paul Lane, 203-377-6745. CT 61 FERRARI 250SWB, Scaglietti S/N 2549GT. $1.1M. For additional information including possible offers and trades, please contact Patrick Van Schoote or Bill Noon, www.symbolicmotors.com . 858454-1800 Fax 858-454-1890. 7440 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, CA 92037 60 AUSTIN-HEALEY, 3000, vintage race car, excellent, lots invested, 5-speed, LSD, logbooks $24,900. 561-595-3000. FL 61 ALFA, Giulietta Spyder, 1300cc engine, excellent race condition, very competitive Group 1 race car, fully sorted $13,000. Paul Lane, 203-377-6745. CT 63 AC COBRA, red, blk leather, owned 10 years, 55K mi, very, very nice orig, early Cobra CSX #2083 quad Webers, both sets of rims $150,000 OBO. 817-368-7663. TX 63 PORSCHE, 356 coupe, fuel cell, roll cage, safety belts, MSD ignition, etc $16,500. Paul Lane, 203-377-6745. CT Donl hesitate to buy cars in Europe! • • 69 PORSCHE 917K, FIA competition coupe. S/N 917.020. $1.9M. For additional information including possible offers and trades, please contact Patrick Van Schoote or Bill Noon, www.symbolicmotors.com. 858-454-1800 Fax 858-454-1890. 7440 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, CA 92037 69 PORSCHE, 911 Spyder with RS body, has fresh 3.0 engine, clutch, brakes, suspen, full roll cage, fuel cell, fire sys, race seats and harnesses, all records for past 30 yrs $16,000 OBO. 617-696-3656. MA 76 FERRARI, 308 GTB, Paul Newman's Bud Racing Team Ferrari, fully restored in Bud colors with a great deal of supporting documentation, very interesting car with great history, trades considered $85,000. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510-653-9754 CA 89 FERRARI 640 F1/89 Formula One. S/N 112. $750,000. For additional information including possible offers and trades, please contact Patrick Van Schoote or Bill Noon, www.symbolicmotors.com. 858-454-1800 Fax 858-454-1890. 7440 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, CA 92037 97 MERCEDES CLK GTR FIA competition coupe. S/N 0006. $1.5M For additional information including possible offers and trades, please contact Patrick Van Schoote or Bill Noon, www.symbolic motors.com. 858-454-1800 Fax 858-4541890. 7440 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, CA 92037• 1 It doesn't take more than a phone call to have them professionally shipped to you. Contact the specialist in Europe! Phone: Fax: c.a.r. logistics +41 31 888 14 24 +41 31 888 14 25 e-rnatcarlog@packirnpexch 29

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Reviews Two copies of books, videos, CDs, etc. must be furnished for review. Please send both copies to SCM, PO. Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292. Ratings:  th1-11r4- is Best. Audi Quattro: The Complete Story Author: Laurence Meredith Publisher: Crowood Size: 7 V4 x 9 1/2 inches Price: $34.95 Rating: Quattro enthusiasts Casual readers This book traces the birth of four-wheeldrive Audis from the military Volkswagen Iltis of 1978, through the venerable Quattro to the current TT. All the four-wheeldrive models are commented on, and many are pictured. There drive is clearly not the panacea Meredith wishes it were. Near the end of the book, he admits: "This illustrates perfectly that fourwheel drive.. .certainly wasn't the 'dream weapon' that so many had predicted." A more balanced work would be less jingoistic, more technical and ultimately of far more use to an interested reader.—Pat Braden The Used 911 Story Author: Peter Zimmermann Publisher: PMZ Publications Address: P.O. Box 651, Newbury Park, CA 91320 Price: $21.95 Rating: 911 fanatics  1-thr Anyone with the slightest interest in buying a used 911 th1.1.th1. I aurem kleredith is also a brief history of Auto Union, which includes the details of the Auto Union Grand Prix cars. This is a flawed book. It does not include the meticulous table of wins we've come to expect of British books about racing marques. Its most serious technical omission is the lack of precise information about the Quattro's fourwheel-drive set-up. The author only refers to the system's Ferguson heritage. Along the same lines, the 180- and 225-bhp outputs of the 'TT four-cylinder engine are explained away as "being accounted for by differing engine-management systems." Either Meredith believes that the reader is not interested in the technical details of the Quattro, or he is unable to master the subject. Meredith writes with an edge that goes beyond self-assurance: "Having driven many Audi Quattros I cannot imagine in my wildest dreams how it is possible to have an accident in one." A little later, he offers: "(My) views are largely based on my unshakable belief that German automotive engineering is unsurpassed and without rival—anywhere in the world." He holds other questionable views, especially his claim that the Auto Union drivers "never experienced difficulties with (the handling of) their Grand Prix cars." Perhaps he feels that an author must aggrandize his subject to justify the work he's put into the book. However, his limitless awe for the Quattro appears to be related only to the technical side, as he asserts that the styling of the car is undistinguished, the interior drab and the instrumentation controversial. In point of fact, the Quattro's four-wheel 30  The sixth edition of the ultimate insider's book for Porsche buyers and owners is the best yet. Author Peter Zimmermann is one of the country's most talented Porsche mechanics and began writing this series of books twenty years ago. Zimmermann tells the bad along with the good about the used 911 ownership experience. Beginning with a well-illustrated section on what to look for when buying a used 911, he continues with a detailed look at each year of the model. He explains in short chapters the mechanical evolution of the car, including not only all 911 cars, but the 914-6, the Turbos, 964 Carrera 2 and Carrera 4 cars, and the 993. Following these are rare, much-needed chapters on gray-market cars, technical specifications and aftermarket parts. Zimmermann explains in careful detail the difference between a rebuilt engine that will be equal to an original and a mechanical patch job that could leave you stranded. The depth and accuracy of the data in this book are outstanding. Reading it is like taking Peter to dinner and spending several hours in discussion of all things Porsche. (In the spirit of full disclosure, I have done exactly that, and Peter and I have become friends over the years.) But I was a great fan of his books well before we became acquainted. His ability to catalog thousands of different and obscure, but very useful bits of information makes this book indispensable for anyone seriously interested in buying a 911 or understanding the one in their garage. Simply a must-read book.—Jim Schrager The "Fast and the Furious" is a hopelessly inaccurate look at typical street racers. The "racers" in this movie participate in highly organized criminal acts, using precision street driving to hijack big rigs and steal millions of dollars worth of electronic equipment. The plot, what there is of it, is dry and uninteresting, as might be expected. People go to see this movie for the cars. The "Fast and the Furious" does showcase a wide variety of highly modified contemporary sports and sport compact cars including, Nissan Skylines, Toyota Supras and VW Jettas, along with the hordes of far-from-stock Honda Civics. The characters' mostly monosyllabic vocabulary appears to have been written by a SEMA publicity agent, and is littered with the names of popular performance products, most notably those produced by Nitrous Oxide Systems. NOS logos are abundant throughout the movie, and every race-winning car is equipped with enough bottles of NOS to alter the consciousness of everyone in Los Angeles. At one point, movie principal Paul Walker goes into a frenzy, shouting "I need NOS, I need NOS!" Perhaps he should ask his dentist for a whiff. The most pathetic aspect of this movie is the knee-jerk, sensational media coverage it has spawned (much to the delight of Universal Studios, no doubt). Reports of a "street racing epidemic" have come from far and wide. In fact, street racers have been around for ages, walking a fine line between outlaw and pusher of the performance envelope. This started back in the '40s when racers used Ford flathead V8s in conjunction with Edelbrock and Ardun performance parts. Contrary to the image presented in this movie, both the hot rodders of the past and the racers of today live to go at it with each other on deserted strips of tarmac, not to hijack tractor trailers. As a $2 rental at your local video store, this movie is not a bad way to waste an evening. But try to get a free tub of popcorn thrown in for some value.—David Swig Sports Car Market The Fast and the Furious Produced By: Universal Pictures Starring: Vin Diesel and Paul Walker Ratings: Bored street racing enthusiast with nothing better to do on Saturday night Misguided Honda Civic-owning enthusiast with 5-foot tall rear spoilers 11.1.11.

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the One Next toto dep arting March 2002 . . the Only. . . the Original. . . Car Guy Tour V Visit Design Houses, Museums, Manufacturers, small Constructors, and Ristorantes. Sig. Gavina, second from right, of SALT Bertone Styling Center Sig. Balboni of Lamborghini Fabrizio Giugiaro The Maserati Boomerang Michael Robinson, Director of Lancia Centro Stile Pininfarina Centro Stile Collection IDEA. Styling and Engineering For brochure and to reserve: Tel: USA + 425-688-1903 • Fax: USA + 425-646-5458 • E-mail: mci@maseratinet.com Hosted by Concorso Italian° and Maserati Club International www.maseratinet.com/MCl/CarGuyTour.php3

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Ti Twenty Year PICTURE Fast Cats 1964-67 jaguar E-type SI 4.2 Convertible, 1969-71 jaguar E-type SII Convertible at 1971-73 jaguar E-type SIII Convertible $90,000 $80,000 $70,000 $60,000 $50,000 $40,000 $30,000 $20,000 $10,000 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 19" 19" 1991 El 1964-67 Jaguar E-type SI 4.2 • 1969-71 Jaguar E-type SII • 1971-73 Jaguar E-type SIII (Prices for cars in excellent condition. Additional data compiled from SCM archives.) Vintage Rally CALENDAR A UGUST bile Races, 17-19. Laguna-Seca Raceway, Monterey, California. Contact: 800/327SECA (CA); www.laguna-seca.com Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, 19. Contact: P.O. Box 1288, Carmel Valley, CA 93924; 831/659-1822; info@pebble beachconcours.net SEPTEMBER The Mille Autumno, 13-16. Cars 25 years or older. Shorter than the California Mille. Martin Swig, 415/561-8401. (CA) The 5th Classic Malts Scottish Reliability Trial, 16-22. Six classes of cars will rally through some of Britain's finest roads. Contact Historic Endurance Rallying Organization, phone 011 44 1886 833505, fax 011 44 1886 833144. (UK) World Cup Rally 2001, 29-October 26. London to the Himalayas, 1.4- and 1.7-1iter cars, no turbos. Contact: Philip Young, classic.rally@btinternet.com ; www. carnet.co.uk The Cannonball Baker Classic, 29-October 6. 8-day two-lane road adventure from Sarasota Springs, NY to San Francisco, CA. '79 or earlier. Martin Swig, 415/5618401. (CA) 28th Annual Monterey Historic Automo- lying Organization, phone 011 44 1886 833505, fax 011 44 1886 833144. (UK) Northland Hospice 5th Annual HistoricVintage Car Rally, 12-14. Starting in Flagstaff, Arizona, this rally is open to pre-1975 historic vehicles and offers both stock and modified classes. Proceeds benefit Northland Hospice. Phone 520/779-1227, fax 520/779-5884. (AZ) The Melbourne Mille, 16-21. Australia. Escape fall weather by driving Down Un der. Martin Swig, 415/561-8401. (CA) Mil Minas, 28-November 4. Argentina. Possible new route, farther north. Definitely a must do. Martin Swig, 415/561-8401. (CA) NOVEMBER Texas 1000, 4-9. Pre-1975 sports, racing or GT cars, or any Ford-powered (interpreted to be Aston Martin, Jaguar, Panoz, Talbot, Saleen, SVT, and Cobra CSX 4000, among others) sports car of any year. Contact Rich and Jean Taylor, 800/645-6069; www.vintagerallies.com (CT) JANUAR Y 2002 Anti-Football Drive, 1. Starting in Sausalito, California, this rally is open to cars 25 years old and older. Contact Martin Swig, 415/561-8401. (CA) Forza Mille V12, 29-October 5. Open to any Ferrari or any V12 of any year. Contact: Rich and Jean Taylor, 800/645-6069; www.vintagerallies.com (CT) OCTOBER Inca Trail 2001 Classic Reliability Trial and 4x4 Adventure Drive, 6-November 29. Leaving from Rio de Janeiro, 100 classic cars and 4x4s will trek 15,000 miles across South America. Contact Historic Endurance Ral- 32  FEBRUARY 2002 The Winter Trial, 10-14. Look at beautiful European scenery from the driver's seat of your favorite collectible car. Contact Classic Cars Events at Bart.Rietbergen@ tip.nl , fax 011 31 578 577426. (HOLLAND) For your complimentary listing in this directory, please contact Brian Rabold. 503/261-0555, fax 503/252-5854. n  1992 1993 1994  1995 1996 1997  1998 1999 2000  2001 1964-67 Jaguar h-type SI 4.2 Cony. 1969-71 Jaguar E.-type SII Com. 1971-73 Janiar L-t pc SIII Com. This monthly value guide is provided courtesy of Cars of Particular Interest. CPI is the pocket guide most often used by credit unions and banks when dealing with loan values of collectible domestic and imported cars. Ph: 301/317-4228, FAX 301/317-8330* You can't take the Chequered Flag if your car doesn't make the event! COSDEL INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORTATION The only experienced shipper of high-value sports and racing cars to road, track and concours events world-wide. We take care of everything! You just FLY & DRIVE! Martin E. Button Inc. Phone: 415-777-2000 Fax: 415-543-5112 Email: info@cosdel.com Quality Service Since 1960 We are the exclusive shipper for all three major Monterey Auctions. Sports Car Market

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-  - MARKET REPORT) Summer  A ny auction presents a dramatic and challenging situation for an auctioneer. He needs to, on the one hand, convince consignors that they can get absolute top dollar for their cars by having them presented at this auctioneer's event. At the same time, he strives to have each and every bidder believe that they will be able to find some of the greatest bargains on earth under the very same event tent. No small feat, this. Yet it is accomplished by auction companies on a daily basis throughout the world, as cars, yachts, jewels, furniture, paintings, livestock, flowers and more pass under their gavels. The auctions we analyze this month are particularly interesting. Two of them, the Murphy "Starbucks Embezzler Auction" and the Christie's Elton John sale, were huge successes. The Elton John name alone caused bidders to have a collective fit of paddle frenzy, with the sale room looking as if un groupe de papillons voletants with numbers affixed had suddenly taken to the air. Far from the elegance of London, in Kenmore, Washington, the criminal notoriety attending the Starbucks cars caused more than 1,000 bidders to turn out, and nearly every price made was full retail or better. On the other hand, Poulain struggled in Monaco, as the types of bidders they needed for their superb inventory weren't interested in braving the hysteria that surrounds a Formula One weekend. In contrast, Simon Kidston, by cleverly placing his Bonhams & Brooks Monaco event several days ahead of the Fl race, sold most of his cars, at high prices, to a full room. Rain hampered Kensington's Hampton Auto Classic auction, but sales were up from a year ago. It's a big risk to have an outdoor auction that is dependent upon the kindness of the weather gods, but putting up a tent is a multithousand dollar expense that can turn a slightly disappointing auction into a dismal, bankrupting failure. Better, really, to offer free umbrellas until the sales volume justifies the enclosure, and slip a little booty to the local weatherman to help color his forecasts. And finally, Barrett-Jackson created a solid beachhead in Los Angeles, where so many auction companies have struggled before. Their Friday auction went head-to-head with the Lakers' crushing of the '76ers in the final game of the NBA Championship Series, and did well enough. On Saturday, sales were brisk and ultimately a respectable $3.4m was hammered sold, a propitious beginning.—KM SCM 1-6 Scale Condition Rating 1: National concours standard/perfect. 2: Very good, dub concours, some small flaws. 3: Average daily driver in decent condition. 4: Still a driver but with some apparent flaws. 5: A nasty beast that runs but has many problems. 6:A non-running car in wretched physical condition that is probably only good for parts. 34  BONHAMS &BROOKS Bonhams & Brooks Prince Rainier Car Collection Fontvielle, Monaco May 21, 2001 Auctioneer: Malcolm Barber Number of automotive lots: 58 Number of automotive lots sold: 51 Sale rate: 87.9% Sale total: $4,073,545 High: Lot #245, 1959 Ferrari 410 Superamerica Sill coupe sold for $627,829 including premium. Buyer's premium on sold lots included: 15% on the first $50,000, 10% thereafter. LI Report by Richard Hudson-Evans Market opinions in italics nlike the French house of Poulain, whose rival sale at the end of Monaco Grand Prix week struggled with only 8 cars selling from the 32 offered, Bonhams & Brooks timed their event just right. With a stand-alone Monday fixture held at the start of the week, players could attend what has become the major European auction of the season. If they wished to leave the principality immediately afterward, they could do so without becoming snarled up in road closures and hordes of Fl race fans. European bureau chief Simon Kidston and team achieved impressive results, which were boosted by a 100-percent sale rate for an extraordinary collection of 13 low-mileage, highquality Maseratis assembled by the Swiss importer of the Italian marque. The $65,267 paid for a 1982 Khamsin first owned by the Qatar Royal family, with only 1,205 kilometers on the clock, is believed to be a record price for this model. Some of the prolonged bidding battles for these Maseratis were played out on a battery of telephones instead of involving the players in the room. Still, they were hugely entertaining and greatly enhanced the feel-good atmosphere. The superstar of this very well-attended sale, which was again held in the user-friendly Prince Rainier Car Collection venue, was a 1959 Ferrari 410 Superamerica in remarkably original condition. A European became the new owner—the car's second since 1960—beating out an American bidder by offering $627,829. Porsches sold well, with a 550A Spider first raced by privateer George Barber Jr. in 1957 making $433,595. A 1992 959 Series 2 brought $203,391. One of the very last of the Jaguar XJ220 batch to be built in 1994 sold here for $167,421. This figure was thought to be about right until Sir Elton John's 1993 XJ220 soared to sell for $330,998 at Christie's. What a difference only a fortnight and some popstar provenance can make. Another very strong performance was the $174,614 achieved by a 1956 Bentley SI Continental with drophead coachwork by Park Ward and desirable mini-fins. In receipt of a recent repaint in Cairo, but with original interior in dire need of refurbishment, this rare left-hand drive car with only two owners since 1960 was acquired by a prominent US collector. He outbid the competition, much of it from the States, and is likely to have his pricy purchase ground-up restored in the UK. After the Ferrari sale in Gstaad just before Christmas, where it appeared that only one car was knocked down to an American bidder, Yankee buyers were back in force here. A world record was clocked up in the collector watch warm-up session when an original wristwatch by Mido, shaped like a Bugatti radiator from the 1920s, made $39,069.—R.H-E. ENGLISH CARS #242-1950 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER WRAITH Sedan. Body by H.J. Mulliner. S/N WI-ID 38. Silver gray metallic over black/ brown leather. RHD. Odo: 96,467 miles. Serviceable paint, not really worth repainting yet, though usual coachbuilt mini-splits. Whitewalls. Good wood within. Cracked leather seat squabs in front. Nice period push-button HMV radio under dash. Righthand gearshift to get tangled up with. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $31,588. Good value and patina from having been in service in Monaco for past 30 years. Rear quarters were the most comfortable in showroom. #206-1956 BENTLEY SI CONTINENTAL Coupe. Body by Park Ward. S/N 83 LAF. Silver metallic/gray. Odo: 76,500 km. Automatic. Freshly and well enough repainted. Original, though very distressed interior with cracked and torn leather. Radio missing. Chipped and dusty engine bay. I witnessed engine being started up for first time in ages, with no smoke or rattles. Cond: 3+. SOLD Sports Car Market

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CHRYSLER Jeep -Dodge PRESENTS: 111V1/(....m. ft)rkma, AT SCOTTSDALE IN 2001... Sales of Over $26.7 Million Sales Ratio of 83 Percent Numerous World-Record Sales on the Auction Block Nearly 850 Classic, Vintage, Sports and Muscle Cars Over 3,200 Pre-Qualified Bidders Sold For $1 ,680 GREATEST cars 800 of the world's over classic and collector Ill{ WORLD'S ()MUST CLASSIC CAR AUCTION JANUARY 16-20, 2002 SCOTTSDALE ARIZONA Sold For $92,880 • '•k't `t,  - - -  Po. - 40•••• .  • . - • Sold For$245,160 • -  43.' • ?  CJ - CONSIGNMENTS NOW BEING CONSIDERED Consign Your Car Early, and Take Advantage of Our Extensive Advertising and Marketing Program "If it's January, and it's Arizona, the Barrett-Jackson auction really plays in a league of it's own" Autoweek, February 2001 www.barrett-jackson.com FOR TRAVEL ASSISTANCE, CONTACT BJ TRAVEL: 888.222.6020 OR 602.275.1212 3020 North Scottsdale Road • Scottsdale, Arizona 85251 • Fax 480.421.6697 • Tel 480.421.6694 "TO:  711  fr : - .

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SC/II MARKET REPORT: BONHAM' & BROOKS MONACO AT $174,614. In LHD form and mini-fins, rare as hen's teeth. RI-ID version would have fetched half Just two owners in 45 years, too. Refurb of interior and top is all that was really required, though US buyer is funding ground-up restoration in UK #235 - 1994 JAGUAR XJ220 Coupe. Body by TWR. S/N SAJJEAEX8AX2207. Silver metallic/black. Odo: 1,565 km. Possibly last perfect cosmetically. Very slightly worn leather. Perfect engine bay. Former demonstrator and only one owner since. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $25,570. Super example and filly deserving its 25% over top forecast result. SMs seem to be either almostfree, for barking dogs with needs, or expensive like this one, for nice cars in good condition and with provenance. XJ220 built. Unused by second owner/vendor. Absolutely like new. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $167,421. Mint example, fetching just under what had been thought of as going rate for model—until Sir Elton John's XJ220 result in London only two weeks later #251 -1997 LOTUS T115 ELISE GT1 Race Coupe. S/N GT1- 1. Yellow over black/black. Built using leftover parts from Lotus GT1 GERMAN CARS #205-1955 PORSCHE SPEEDSTER. Body by Reutter. S/N 81024. Black/magnolia with blue piping. Beige top. Odo: 27,695 miles. presentation. Incorrect fender mirrors in catalog photo removed for sale. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $131,451. Seemingly all-round sound 300SL made slightly above average price. #246 - 1970 MERCEDES BENZ 280SE 3.5 - Convertible. S/N 11102712001644. Green metallic/parchment. Dark green top. Odo: 14,203 km. Last restored in late 1990s. Paint, • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • brightwork, trim and wood all excellent. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $59,513. Good condition car that achieved slightly more than top forecast/ high retail here. #234 project. Bills for $352,500 were on file. Only testing mileage under wheel and, for current racer, in good cosmetic order. Eligible for—though unlikely to win—US and Euro Le Mans series. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $104,639. Twin turbo V8-powered with 450 bhp on tap—but very specialized and hard to sell, including here. FRENCH CARS #231-1913 BUGATTI T13 Voiturette. S/N 805. Cream with black fenders/black. RHD. Good paint on body from 1990s restoration. . SOLD AT $53,758. Characterful, primitive and real Bug, though only just raising required reserve. Interior pleasantly worn. Huge dished varnished woodrim steering wheel. Unrestored brass Summa headlamps, one with cracks to body. Cond: 2 - #220-1972 CITROEN SM Coupe. S/N SB.SD-00SD1678. Silver metallic/tan. Odo: 24,973 km. Factory A/C and period radio. Near 36  First campaigned in SCCA events by George Barber Jr. of Alabama, and later owned in Georgia, Texas, Louisiana, Florida and Ohio before acquisition by European vendor. Removable fairing, huge woodrim wheel, headlamp stone grilles. Older repaint, some chips. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $433,595. On-button and eligible for all top retro events, this customer race car was very keenly contested by four bidders, three of them by telephone. Winner had to pay midestimate money, establishing a new price for 550A with tubular spaceframe and Weberaspirated motor. #229 - 1961 MERCEDES BENZ 3005L - Roadster. S/N 198.04210-00279. Black/red. Odo: 13,039 km. Disc brakes all round (standard equipment from March 1961). Older restoration, though still retail-sharp paint, brightwork and interior. Good engine bay looks, but only 1089cc to power it. Last restored in 1989 and still sharp. 1938 Mille Miglia competitor plaque. Frequent and successful Sports Car Market Last restored by Dino Cognolato in late 1980s. 1800cc engine fitted. Correct motor with car. Paint now only average with evidence of masking at screen base. Grubby interior and top. Tear in driver's seat squab. Chromed wheels and trims very shiny. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $54,281. Desired money was forthcoming from telephone bidder who paid what has been current auction rate for Speedster on this side ofpond. #233 - 1957 PORSCHE 550A Race Road- ster. Body by Wendler. S/N 550-0118. Silver metallic, red flashes/black. Odo: 14,052 miles. black. Odo: 3,856 km. (Service records indicate more than 40,000 kilometers.) As new outside and in with fresh factory-executed major service on file. Vendor is second owner. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $203,391. Superb condition, but technically very complex supercar, which only factory, rather than independent shops, is able to maintain or fix here in Europe. Brought $40,000 more than last 959 I saw sell. Still, not an unreasonable price. ITALIAN CARS #232-1938 FIAT MILLE MIGLIA AERO Coupe. Body by Savio. S/N 238700. Red/dark red. Odo: 42,539 miles. Super-aerodynamic 1992 PORSCHE 959 S2 Coupe. S/N WPOZZZ95ZJS9002. Silver metallic/ -

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• u•  ."  S CY la MARKET REPORT: BONHAMS & BROOKS MONACO Mille Miglia retro entrant. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $52,319. Extraordinary looker, but mighty slow and nobody wanted to pay the $60,000 plus required here. #215-1949 MASERATI A6 1500 Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. Ameranto maroon/tan. Odo: 17,199 miles. Excellent paint and brightwork from older US resto. Lovely period feel to interior—painted dash, Jaeger instruments, multi-spoked wheel with ribbed rim. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $131,451. Early, rare Maser turned out to be worth precisely what auctioneers predicted. Before this result, 'would have thought best A6 would have been worth nearer to $110,000. #243-1952 FERRARI 225 Race Roadster. Body by Vignale. S/N 0198ET. Red/tan. RI-ID. Odo: 17,638 km. Many retro events in recent S/N 1335 GT. Red/black. Odo: 36,691 km. One ofjust 36 single-vent, LWB road/race 250 GTs built. Good period competition history. Last restored 1985 by Kappa of Turin. Superb paintwork with not one stone chip. Correctly quilted rear trim. Engine bay dominated by vertical air trumpets and Webers, though nasty modern battery and far too much matte black paint covering everything—even screw heads and grommets had been crudely covered over! Cond: 1, NOT SOLD AT $588,590. Three bidders were spotted above $400,000 and one was witnessed to be definitely offering $549,350. At least $650,000 was being sought. #245-1959 FERRARI 410 SUPERAMERICA SDI Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 1265SA. Gray platinum metallic/tan. Odo: 16,627 km. 1959 Geneva Salon exhibited and second of dozen Series III Superamericas. Owned trim all perfect. Well presented engine bay with Lucas fuel injection intact. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $81,095. Over top estimate was paid by UK buyer; and no wonder A time-warp car that could be used as a model for other restorations. All things considered, this was a bargain for an attractive piece of history. #209-1963 MASERATI 3500 GTi Coupe. Body by Touring. SN 101.2570. Gray metallic/dark blue. Odo: 3,501 km. Factory steel years. Restored to current mint state in 1998 by DK Engineering in UK. Excellent paint and interior. Highly polished Borranis. Four-speed rather than original five-speed box. Cond: I. NOT SOLD AT $523,192. Despite having well-documented contemporary competition history and being in great condition, this genuine V12 Ferrari sports racer failed to attract the $650,000 required. #204-1952 SIATA 300BC Race Roadster. S/N ST 444 BC. Red/black. Bridgehampton, Lime Rock and Watkins Glen raced in period. by Austrian vendor for past 41 years. Superbly repainted in original color with good brightwork. Completely original interior with much patina. Cam covers in original blue. Lucas Ranger lamps. Stunning, though mighty wide. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $627,829. Fabulous car; fabulous result. SAs are the definitive, high-poformance road-going Ferrari GT of their era. #221-1959 FIAT 600 JOLLY Beach Car. Body by Ghia. S/N 604814. Shell pink/basket wheels. Restored late 1980s. Excellent paint and brightwork apart from slight pitting to door handles. Troublesome Lucas fuel injection amazingly still fitted. Good interior with original Becker radio. Driver's side kickplate scuffed. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $37,605. Really good example ofinjection model, which made near top forecast/strong retail money. Serial production Masers have been on the distaff side of the market of late; this is a strong showing for a 3500 GT. #236-1963 MASERATI 3500 GTi Spyder. Body by Vignale. S/N AM101.1447. Red/ black. Odo: 4,777 km. Freshly and well re- Recently restored by CMG and Auto Columbo in Italy. Good paint. Interior very authentic early 1950s. Front Borrani Record wires not fully covered by front fenders. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $62,391. Mid-estimate money was forthcomingfor this mini-Ferrari 166 Barchetta look-alike, which is eligible for historic racing on both sides of Atlantic. #223-1959 FERRARI 250 GT TOUR DE FRANCE LWB Coupe. Body by Scaglietti. August, 2001 weave with white surrey top. Odo: 11,700 km. Restored in 1996 and still show finish throughout, including better than new engine bay. Chrome hand rails. Whitewalls. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $21,058. In such a hotbed ofexcess as Monaco, this classic quayside buggy, in better than new condition, was just what tax-evading glitterati were looking for and sold for $2,600 over top estimate. Take me to my yacht! #208-1962 MASERATI 3500 GTi Spyder. Body by Vignale. SN AM101.1403. Red/ black. Black soft top, factory red hard top. Clearly genuine mileage, too. Truly excellent repaint. Brightwork, including Borranis, and painted, but ill-fitting rubber sealing trims around rear lights, trunk handle corroded, fenders hastily/cheaply attached and engine bay very average. Leather retrim good and engine was said to have had pro rebuild. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $42,117. Required reserve was forthcoming and eradication of DIY resto would be relatively inexpensive. A lot of car for the money, and may even have some value upside ahead—not in the near future, but .five years out. #248-1967 FERRARI 275 GTB/4 Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. SN 09887. Metallic green/ tan. Odo: 62,878 km. 25 years in US with second owner until 1990s return to Europe. Last restored 1993 with repaint. Brightwork including Borranis and trim still all good. $28,200 just spent on mechanics and electrics. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $289,717. Both owner 37

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CHRISTIE'S INTERNATIONAL MOTOR CARS The ex-Enzo Ferrari 1961 Ferrari 400 Superam erica Coupe Aerodynamica The pre-production prototype 1955 BMW 507 Roadster 41/2 Litre Le Mans Tourer  1928 Bentley  Formerly the property of Dr. E. Beech, President of the German Mercedez-Benz Supercharged Club 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540K Supercharged Sport Cabriolet A Coachwork by Daimler-Benz Sindelfingen Other highlights include; 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300Sc Roadster  1961 Mercedes-Benz 190SL Roadster 1951 Ferrari 340 America 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB 6c Exceptional Motor Cars At the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center Auction Pebble Beach, 19 August Viewing 16-19 August Miles Morris mmorris@christies.com 1 (212) 636 2277  PEBBLE BEACH' www.christies.com Enquiries Malcolm Welford mwelford@christies.com 1 (310) 385 2699 Pebble Beach At the Equestrian Center Catalogues 1 (212) 636 2500 Peb ble Beach, 17-Mile Drive, The Lone Cypress, and The Heritag e Log o a re trademarks and serv ice marks of Pebble Beach Co. Used by perm ission. Photo Credit: Bus Baxley, James Mann, Simon Clay, Gordon McCal l.

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CHRISTIE'S INTERNATIONAL MOTOR CARS 1907 Darracq 80HP 'Kaiserpreis Racing Two Seater The ex-Leonard Hedlam Tourist Trophy and Irish Grand Prix Team Car 1929 Alfa Romeo 1750 SS Competition Four Seater Sports Racing Car Coachwork by Carlton Carriage Company of London The ex-J.D. Benjafield/lan Connell/Bob Gerard/Lord Ebury 1936 E.R.A. Voiturette and Grand Prix Monoposto Other highlights include . 1916 Moon 6-30 Touring 1929 Packard Model 640 Convertable Sedan The ex-Scuderia Ferrari, Count Felice Trossi/Haris Ruesch 1932 Alfa Romeo Tipo B P3 Grand Prix Monoposto 1925 Rickenbacker Super Sport 1931 Pierce-Arrow Model 41 Club Sedan Exceptional Motor Cars At the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center Auction Pebble Beach, 19 August Viewing 16-19 August Miles Morris mmorris@christies.com 1 (212) 636 2277 PEBBLE BEACH' Enquiries Malcolm Welford mwelford@christies.com 1 (310) 385 2699 Pebble Beach At the Equestrian Center Catalogues 1 (212) 636 2500 www.christies.com Pebble Beach, 1 7-Mile Drive, The Lone Cypress, and The Heritage Logo are trademarks and serv ice marks of Pebble Beach Co. Used by perm ission. Photo Credit: Simon Clay, James Mann, Lynne A. McCready. Darracq image 4,Ron Ki

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SCIII MARKET REPORT: BONHAMS & BROOKS MONACO and auctioneers achieved what they were looking for, which is therefore current Euro-market price for seemingly fully sorted four-cam. #203 1969 FERRARI 365 GT 2+2 Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 12069. Metallic blue/ black. Odo: 89,701 km. Monaco-registered - one of four original Jota SVJs. Rest of car fairly faithfully replicated, apart from taillights and profile of rear fenders. Edges of panels lined with rivets like competition Bizzarini. Concours restored by Bacchelli & Villa in the late 1980s. Very minor wear and tear from door and body section opening and closing. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $99,699. Likely to be unique and very potent, but a replica, for which $13,000 less than lower estimate was wisely accepted in afiersale. #212 - Body by Vignale. S/N AM116 806. Silver metallic/black. Odo: 50,423 km. Factory A/C. • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • 1970 MASEFtATI INDY Coupe. three-owner car last restored in 1990. Paintwork now rather average with many stone chips, some touched in. Door frame brightwork scratched. Wheels in need of blasting and repaint. Cond: 2 - . SOLD AT $27,025. Although in need of external cosmetic makeover it was apparently sound and fully working beneath, and therefore represented reasonable value. However, ifthe engine has needs, the new owner should start shopping for financial scuba gear. #230 1969 FERRARI 365 GTS Roadster. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 12307. Red/black. - Chrome wires. Well repainted—shame about fresh transport scratch on driver's door. Excellent brightwork. Slightly dirty, though original trim. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $22,563. Very sound Cooper-Maserati 1966 Mexico GP victory celebratory model, which made $1,500 more than recent Euro-retail. Black top. Odo: 74,793 km. Successful participation in Alpine and London-Lisbon rallies during 200 1 indicated that mechanics worked well. This beauty was in excellent cosmetic order as well, with paint, brightwork, interior and underhood all excellent. 15-inch wheels. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $253,748. Bidding battle resulted in $20,000 over top estimate forthcoming from UK buyer for one ofonly nineteen 365 GTS Spyders made. #239-1969 LAMBORGHINI MIURA JOTA SVJ Coupe Replica. Body by Bertone/ Michelotto. S/N 4302. Red/black with red inserts. Odo: 1,985 km. Only engine block from #210-1970 MASERATI MISTRAL Coupe. S/N AM109A11568. White/burgundy. Odo: 29,030 km. 4-liter engine with alloy wheels Last restored in 1994. Repainted with occasional pimple and evidence of masking. Slightly grubby, but original interior. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $108,432. Average condition Daytona in unusual, but factory color, costing low to medium retail price. #257-1971 De TOMASO PANTERA GTS COMPETITION Coupe. Body by Ghia. S/N 03135. Red with black hood/black with Very good paint and brightwork. Interior original with wear commensurate with mileage. Dull engine bay. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $16,546. Less than expected was accepted for what was only an average example. #217 - 1970 MASERATI MEXICO 4700 Coupe. Body by Vignale. S/N AM112/1*824. Colorado sable/mustard. Odo: 521,230 km. wider Campagnolo alloys. Lines of rivets around edges of hood with securing pins and leather straps. Plexiglass windows. Half-cage, fire system and full harnesses in minimalist interior. Pair of enormous drainpipe-diameter exhaust pipes under each door. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $239,960. Fabulous period recreation of Group IV GTB 4-cam and fully deserving $80,000 hike over top estimate, impressive result being boosted by bidding competition between six very serious contestants. A real Group IV will set you back more than $1.2m. #247-1971 FERRARI 365 GTB/4 DAYTONA Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. SN 14399. Sable metallic/tan. Odo: 9,757 km. red inserts. Odo: 88,511 km. Last restored in 1988, when repainted and retrimmed. Exterior, interior and engine bay all good. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $21,810. No Ferrari, Lambo or Maser but with US V8, a De Tomaso is a practical proposition. This GTS was possibly the best value in sale. #225 1974 LANCIA STRATOS Coupe. Body by Bertone. S/N 08271AR0001571. - fitted from last Mistrals. Good panel fit, though thickly repainted. Good brightwork. Trim looking old, but still acceptable. Carpets freshly replaced. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $25,570. Sound, low-mileage car that achieved retail-sized low estimate. #238-1971 FERRARI 365 GTB/4 DAYTONA GROUP I Race Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 13971. Yellow/black. Odo: 2,470 km. Group IV mechanical replication by Michelotto, coachwork by Bacchelli & Villa in early 1980s. Climate-controlled storage since and still very sharp. Flared arches covering 40  Pistachio green/light tan. Odo: 1,538 km. Very low mileage. Absolutely original and all in asnew condition. Only seat suede very slightly soiled. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $76,779. Even Sports Car Marke

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CHRISTIE'S INTERNATIONAL MOTOR CARS 2,700 miles from new  1966 Ford GT40 MK I  Coachwork by J.VV. Automotive Engineering 1957 Maserati A6G-2000 Gran Sport Spyder Coachwork by Frua The ex-Ken Miles/Carlyle Blackwell 1958 Pomona 6 Hour Winner and Road & Track test and salon car 1955 Jaguar D-Type Sports Racing Car Other highlights include; 1947 Indian Chief Motorcycle 1946 MG TC From the 1957 film Checkpoint with Anthony Steele and Stanley Baker 1956 Aston Martin DB3S Two-Seater Sports Racing Car 1960 Porsche 356B Roadster 1991 Jaguar XJR-15 Jaguarsport Exceptional Motor Cars At the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center Auction Pebble Beach, 19 August Viewing 16-19 August Miles Morris mmorris@christies.com 1 (212) 636 2277 PEBBLE BEACH' Enquiries Malcolm VVelford mwelford@christies.com 1 (310) 385 2699 Pebble Beach At the Equestrian Center Catalogues 1 (212) 636 2500 www.christies.com

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SC/If  MARKET REPORT: CHRISTIE'S LONDON  though this mint time warp in weird hue fetched $11,365 more than top estimate, which impressed many, the very same car appeared in same sale here last year, changing hands for $18,558 more. Stratos have limited vintage venues. #214-1975 MASERATI BORA Coupe. Body by Ital Design. S/N AM117 890. Metallic silver/mustard. Odo: 523 km. One of a CHRISTIE'S Christie London, England June 5, 2001 Auctioneer: Dermot Chichester Number of automotive lots: 20 Number of automotive lots sold: 20 Sale rate: 100% Sale total: $2,751,941 small batch of Boras rebuilt with new shells in late 1980s by Scardovi in Bologna. Factory-fit Maserati Autovox radio-cassette. Very sharp dry-sumped engine bay. Effectively new and unused. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $43,621. Excellent condition for Bora, hence price, though perhaps expensive for car that has been re-shelled and built up in non-factory workshop. #216-1981 MASERATI MERAK SS Coupe. Body by Ital Design. S/N AM122*4090*. Metallic silver/mustard. Odo: 10,739 km. One owner from new with Lot #19, 1993 Jaguar XJ220 coupe, sold at $330,998 Buyer's premium on sold lots included: 17.5% on the first $80,000, 10% thereafter Report by Richard Hudson-Evans Market opinions in italics „T low original mileage. Paint might even have been original, with few chips and blemishes. Slightly soiled leather with minor cracking. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $35,349. Low-mileage one-owner car made $7,000 more than forecast/high retail. #219-1982 MASERATI KHAMSIN Coupe. Body by Bertone. S/N AM120*504. Black/magnolia. Odo: 1,205 km. Campagnolo wheels. Qatar Royal first owner. Vendor second owner. In climate-controlled storage for most of 18 years. Original paint with very few chips and interior only very slightly soiled. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $65,267. Arguably the best looking of all Masers and in extraordinarily good original condition. Long bidding battle with seven telephones on go versus players in room reflected uniqueness of this buying opportunity and resulted in $26,127 over top forecast price, to much applause. 42  „ his was an absolutely extraordinary sale, with a 100% result for Christie's and some mega prices for the market to digest. But then, no other London collector car auction in recent times has generated such pre-sale interest from the general media. And no wonder. Musician and entertainer Sir Elton John, CBE, has become one of the world's best-known celebrities. His passion for collecting objects, including fine motor cars, has become legendary. It was therefore inevitable that nearly every TV station, radio program and major newspaper on this side of the pond carried Elton John sale promo items. A chance to bid on one of the cast-offs from the great man's stable was bound to be a unique buying opportunity to acquire some stunningly maintained stock. All the media hype certainly increased the size of the gate for the viewing, held June 2 through 4. Unlike other Christie's International Motor Cars fixtures, which are normally staged south of the river in unfashionable Nine Elms, this preview was held in the main Jack Barclay Rolls-Royce showroom uptown in Berkeley Square. It attracted very large numbers of fans of Elton, as well as those of old motor cars. The auction itself, though, was conducted in the heart of St James's at Christie's main fine arts salesrooms. The turnout on sale night was so huge that an overflow room and second auctioneer had to be employed. Many of the bidders were new faces to Christie's, said London Bureau Chief Rupert Banner, for whom securing this cache of Elton John cars was a considerable personal coup. "These newcomers were excited, enthusiastic and passionate to bid on cars," he told SCM. He also revealed that, although dealers were well represented, private parties rather than trade buyers bought every car. However delighted the new owners may have been to have outbid the competition and carried off one of the Elton John cars, I fear that most of them will be in fora rude awakening when the novelty has worn off. When it comes time to Totally restored by Weybridge Autos some time ago when A/C and top-of-range modern stereo were fitted. Evidence of masking along tops of doors. Light wear to front seats. Automatic. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $276,713. UK private buyer outbid much competition to pay three times auctioneers' estimate for very well looked-after example of what Elton rates as "the most beautiful car that ever been designed." Your reporter does not disagree. #7-1960 BENTLEY SII CONTINENTAL FLYING SPUR Sedan. Body by H.J. Mulliner. S/N BC 98 AR. Brewster green/ green. RHD. Odo: 58,916 miles. Mellowed • • • • • • • • • •  • • • • • • sell, they are likely to be paid off at little more than the normal going rate. For although these cars were fully functional, and they had all been maintained regardless of cost, their individual provenance will probably not count for all that much when one ex-Elton John car comes up for sale far away from all the others. Nonetheless, this event was still a great fillip for the collector vehicle market.—R.H-E. ENGLISH CARS #4-1956 BENTLEY SI CONTINENTAL Fastback. Body by H.J. Mulliner. S/N BC 1 BG. Silver with blue coachline/black. RHD. Odo: 19,261 miles. 25 years in Elton stable. older restoration. Touched-in chips to door tops and passenger door edge. Retro-fit A/C and modern stereo. Automatic. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $95,246. Nice example and nice price (especially fselling!). #8-1962 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER CLOUD III Standard Steel Sedan. S/N LSCX 27. Dark blue/red. Odo: 86,492 miles. Purchased in Atlanta and nicknamed Daisy after movie "Driving Miss Daisy," which was shot there. Retrimmed in US. Repainted in UK Sports Car Marke

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Carmel, California 18th August 2001 A Sale of Highly Important Collectors' Motor Cars and Automobilia oCtjAIL LODGE THE AYRTON SENNA J.P.S. LOTUS Entries are invited For further information please contact Mark Osborne (USA) +1 415 391 4000 Malcolm Barber 7393 3870 The most important modern era Formula One car ever to be offered at auction The last and fastest ever J.P.S. Lotus 981 chassis No 4 as driven by the late great triple World Champion Ayrton Senna in the final seven Grand Prix of 1986 This is the first opportunity to purchase this superb and historic Senna car at auction USA Bonhams & Brooks Inc 500 Sutter Street Union Square, San Francisco California 94102 T:+1 (415) 391 4000 F:+1 (415) 391 4040 UK Bonhams & Brooks Ltd Montpelier Street Knightsbridge, London 5W7 11-IH, United Kingdom T:+44 (0) 20 7393 3900 F:+44 (0) 20 7393 3915 Europe 1227 Carouge-Geneva Switzerland T:+41 (0) 22 300 3160 F:+41 (0) 22 300 3035 Australia Bonhams & Brooks Europe S.A. Bonhams & Brooks 10 Rue Blavignac 7 Anderson Street, Double Bay Sydney, New South Wales Australia 2028 T:+61 (02) 9327 7311 F:+61 (02) 9327 2917 BONHAMS &BROOKS

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SCM MARKET REPORT: CHRISM' LONDON by Weybridge Autos. Leather throughout— even in back. Signs of some repainting. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $121,613. Nice enough car, but triple estimate result of $40,000 was extraordinary This is an investment in a piece of celebrity notoriety, not in a motorcar #14 - 1964 BENTLEY SHI CONTINENTAL Drophead Coupe. Body by H.J. Mulliner, Park Ward. S/N BC 102 XC. Dark blue metallic/magnolia. RI-ID. Odo: 10,268 miles. Older restoration by Elton's favorite, Weybridge Autos. Some micro-blistering behind cockpit. Stitch stretch in driver's side leather. CD player. Automatic. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $98,348. Top dollar for Slant Eye ragtop here, particularly for one in only average order #16 - 1964 BENTLEY RH Standard Steel Sedan. S/N B160 EC. Two-tone garnet over shell gray/gray. RHD. Odo: 62,923 miles. Subject of full restoration by Weybridge Autos some 15 years ago. Still good paint and brightwork. Old and cracked leather on driver's side. "Working" engine bay with retro-fit A/C. Modern CD player. Elton's preferred wheels for trips to see Queen and Queen Mother. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $76,211. Seemingly all sound with lovely patina and some real royal provenance—hence $35,000 over top estimate performance. #12 - 1965 BENTLEY SHI CONTINENTAL Coupe. Body by H.J. Mulliner. S/N BC 174 XC. Regal red/magnolia with dark red piping. RI-ID. Odo: 46,773 miles. Subject of older restoration by Weybridge Autos. Chips around gas filler flap. Trim pulling away from back of driver's seat. Retro-fit A/C and CD player. Automatic. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $57,986. Cheapest Elton motor in the sale, though still not exactly inexpensive. Then again, it was only in average retail condition. #5 1965 JAGUAR XICE SI 4.2 Roadster. S/N 1E 1256. Carmen red/black. RHD. Odo: 51,992 miles. Rebuilt pre-Elton by Michael - 44  RHD. Odo: 43,287 miles. Small scratches to top edge of left front fender. Puckering windshield rubber in one corner. Slight wear to driver's side leather. According to Elton, "Simply everyone has been in it." Chauffeur remembers driving Elton and Princess Margaret to cinema in this car! Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $69,584. Sound and smart retail condition attracting strong retail price. #17 - 1978 ASTON MARTIN V8 VAN- TAGE Coupe. S/N V8VOR 12061. Blue/magnolia. RHD. Odo: 10,004 miles. Originally Owned since new by Elton. $35,000 7-litre engine upgrade in 1992. Although well repainted, I (and you) could tell. Evidence of light wear to seats. Slightly shabby engine bay. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $144,878. Cosmetically sharp and mighty potent, but a fixed head and one that hooked $90,000 more than it would have done outside this catalog. #3-1987 ASTON MARTIN V8 VANTAGE VOLANTE Convertible. S/N SCFCV81V4 HTR 15596. Winchester blue/magnolia. Dark blue top. RHD. Odo: 9,261 miles. Latest of Elton's Astons in sale, again owned by him since new—and manual-shift Vantage Volantes are rare. Stone-chipped front well repainted at some time. Otherwise all original and mint. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $143,327. Very St. Tropez, Sports Car Market A/C. Over $140,000 '96 resto still superb. Stainless steel trim strips to sills and wheel arches rare. "Celebs in hiding" windows glazed in tinted black. Cocktail cabinet, TV, even fax in back, which is dominated by huge stereo with 36 speakers! Cond: 1. SOLD AT $315,488. Fab limo boasting superstarstudded passenger list raised $150,000 more than forecast. #2 - 1975 BENTLEY CORNICHE Con- vertible. Body by Mulliner Park Ward. S/N DBH 21464. Dark blue metallic/magnolia. Cane Restorations (forerunner of highly respected Mill Lane Engineering) in 1979. Some minor aging to paint since. Driver's seat top scuffed by safety belt. Frayed fabric trim on winding side windows. Tidy engine bay. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $113,858. Fantastic result for really what was only average condition Etype, albeit original RI-ID car with UK-market desirable "OKE 1" registration. Another demonstration of the power of a high-profile auction promoted properly. A $60,000 car at best normally. #11 - 1973 ROLLS ROYCE PHANTOM - VI Limousine. Body by H.J. Mulliner, Park Ward. SiN PRH 4749. Mason's black/black. RHD. Odo: 35,520 miles. Electric division. livery of very nasty Mandarin yellow with black and maroon stripes ("Oh, it's you who owns that ghastly car," is what Prince Philip allegedly said to Elton). Happily colorchanged now from factory restoration in mid'80s with current flared wheel arches, sill skirts and '87 wheels. Very good paint and brightwork. Seats slightly worn and marked. Cond: 1 - • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • . SOLD AT $113,858. Aston works refurb and spec-upgrade certainly contributed to boosting this result to more than twice retail. #15-1984 ASTON MARTIN V8 VOLANTE Convertible. S/N SCFCV8 1C8 FTR15371. British Racing Green/magnolia with dark green piping. Green top. RHD. Odo: 11,193 miles. Owned since new by Elton. Considering several excursions to South of France, mileage still fairly low. Very good paint and brightwork. Front leather cracking and slightly grubby. Fresh CD player. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $121,613. Lovely original, low-mileage example, which raised $40,000 more than current top retail here. #9 - 1985 ASTON MARTIN V8 VANTAGE Coupe. S/N SCFCV8N8FTR 12486. Royal cherry/magnolia. RHD. Odo: 10,540 miles.

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SCM MARKET REPORT: CHRIS77E' LONDON and mint throughout. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $230,183. Fabulous car, fabulous price—try $70,000 over the top. #18-1997 BENTLEY TURBO R 400 Se- dan. S/N SCBZP23C2 VCH 60222. Brooldands green/magnolia. RHD. Odo: 20,000 miles. A/C. where Elton and this car were in their element. So, perhaps unsurprisingly in view of so many of the inflated valuations made by buyers here, $40,000 more than forecast was invested. #10-1987 BENTLEY TURBO R Sedan. S/N SCBZSOTA9 JCH 22692. Black/magnolia with black piping. RHD. Odo: 43,300 miles. A/C. Supplied new and used by Elton to travel Red/magnolia. RHD. Odo: 1,801 miles. Very low mileage and mint in all departments. Elton gave Rod Stewart lift to football match in this car—wowee! Cond: 1. SOLD AT $126,266. Supercar in super condition, and it raised $50,000 over top forecast. What a sale! R 400s had Continental T 400-bhp motor, flared wheel arches, vented grilles behind front wheels and big bore exhaust pipe. "The Town Car," as he called it, was employed to transport him to Buckingham Palace for his knighting. Like new, apart from very slight stone chips to front. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $116,960. Another great condition car that cost new owner twice the listing in the SCM Price Guide. ITALIAN CARS to Princess Di's funeral to sing "Candle in the Wind" and, earlier, to transport Gianni Versace to airport. Light scratches with stone chips. Fenders much cleaned. Chromed wheels. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $69,584. Despite being in only very average condition, such iconoclastic provenance doubled price. #19-1993 JAGUAR XJ220 Coupe. Body by TWR. S/N SAJJEAEX7AX 220882. Blue/ gray. MID. Odo: 919 miles. A/C. Little used, trim for Elton in 1992. Light wear to front seats. Latterly Weybridge Autos maintained. Only 350 miles of short trips to local tennis center since 1997. Automatic. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $59,643. Older, well-executed repaint looked almost original. However, least desirable of V12 Ferraris with auto-shift fetched crazy money. though not actually all original, following Elton's much publicized collision with some highway cones and subsequent factory repairs. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $330,998. This was by far the highest price paid in public auction for an XJ220—nearly double, in fact. However, this one is said to have cost Elton $568,230. #20-1994 BENTLEY CONTINENTAL Convertible. S/N SCBZDO2C6 SCH 50092. Light blue metallic/magnolia. RHD. Odo: 6,256 miles. A/C. One of last such Continentals built, bodied at Crewe works rather than by MPW in London. Still entirely original #6-1987 FERRARI TESTAROSSA Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N ZFFAA17C 0000 66471. Red/brown and tan. RHD. Odo: 7.434 miles. Elton's MCA record #1-1986 FERRARI 412 4-seater Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N ZFFYD 24C 000063907. Black/tan. RHD. Odo: 30,308 miles. Last color changed with different facia / • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Barrett-Jackson, Petersen Automotive Museum R...00. Los Angeles, CA June 15-16, 2001 Auctioneers: Mark Gellman and Sean Endicott Number of automotive lots: 193 Number of automotive lots sold: 96 Sale rate: 49.7% Sale total: $3,401,301 High: Lot #261, 1931 Duesenberg J Le Baron convertible sedan sold at $415,800, including buyer's premium. Buyer's premium on sold lots included: 8% Report by Chip Baldoni, Brian Rabold and David Swig Market opinions in italics by the above and Keith Martin night, the L.A. Lakers were busy pounding the Philadelphia '76ers into the ground and winning their second consecutive World Championship. The lackadaisical crowd seemed more interested in the celebratory sirens on Fairfax Boulevard than the collector cars on the stage, and the first day's results reflected their divided attention. 13 company acquired this nearly new example for his 40th birthday present. Only slightly worn cosmetically. Evidence of some activity within engine bay. Cam belts changed in 1996 and driven only 600 miles since. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $69,584. Good retail condition. Birthday gift story may have helped strong retail result. #13-1992 FERRARI 512 TR Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N ZFFLA40C00092428. 46  By Saturday, the Barrett-Jackson cars were in the limelight. At 2 p.m., the stars of the show began to roll across the block and go home with new owners. A 1950 Rolls-Royce Freestone & Webb-bodied Woody sold for $167,400. A 1935 Packard 1201 8 Dietrich Convertible Victoria followed and sold for $82k. Then a 1999 Lamborghini Diablo SV ($160,920), a 1931 Duesenberg J ($415,800), a 1969 Camaro ZL-1 ($144,720) and the Batmobile ($175,500) were all hammered down in near succession, with other high-profile lots filling the gaps. In a matter of an hour, the tone of the sale had changed completely. Continued on page 50 Sports Car Market arrett-Jackson didn't realize it would be going head to head with Shaquille O'Neal at its Petersen Museum auction. While Craig Jackson bravely tried to sell cars, on Friday

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SCM MARKET REPORT: BARRETT-JACKSON LOS ANGELES Continued from page 46  Nervousness evaporated and the Barrett-Jackson staff regained their "world's largest auction" swagger. Many have tried, and many have failed to hold a successful collector car auction in Los Angeles. The fact that Barrett-Jackson could pull down $3.4m even with the roundball distractions indicates that the potential is there for a profitable event. We predict that, if B-J can stay the course, by 2003 they will be seeing sales figures that more than double those of this year. Los Angeles is fertile ground, but needs careful, consistent tilling to produce.—B. R. ENGLISH CARS #257-1950 ROLLS-ROYCE WOODY Shooting Brake. Body by Freestone & Webb. SiN LWHD73. Beige and caramel/caramel • • • • • • • • 78,000 miles. Owned by Lynda Carter since new. Sunroof, 6-disc changer, service records. Nice exterior with straight doors. Paint crazing on right front fender. Leather seats cracking, but interior presentable. Spotty tint job on rear window. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $6,264. The celebrity history didn 't add much to the value of this car FRENCH CARS Very poor panel fit. Pitted chrome on rear bumper. Minor rock chips on nose. Chip in windshield. Weatherstripping poorly fitted. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $29,000. Car could have been let go without regret, considering its less-than-stellar condition. #157-1969 JAGUAR XKE SH Coupe. S/N 1R26844. Red/black leather. Odo: 85,051 miles. #271-1949 DELAHAYE 175 Cabriolet Coupe. Body by Figoni et Falaschi. S/N 175815036. Red/red leather. Tan canvas top. Connolly leather with beige piping. Odo: 44,337 miles. Silver Wraith chassis. Vent windows showing delamination between panes. Interior fresh and new. Wood in great shape, save for one nick on driver's door and some lacquer peel on tailgate. Right rear passenger door fit poor. Flower vases inside. Outstanding chrome. Finish runs onto roof paint in spots. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $167,400. Original coachwork. Striking appearance. Bought by an SCM'er on behalf of another collector Will be a real hit at the next woody convention. #302-1959 JAGUAR XI( 150 Coupe. S/N 5836097DN. Gray/tan leather. Odo: 55,330 miles. 9:1 compression ratio. Electric over- Recent frame-off restoration (but plates on car expired in August of '82?). New interior looking sharp. Straight body. A good-looking car. Third windshield wiper trying to abandon ship. Aftermarket radio. Great paint, but chrome trim aged. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $19,000. SII coupes are hard to sell, and this bid was not inappropriate. #272-1970 JAGUAR XKE SH 4.2 Roadster. S/N 1R12653. Primrose/black leather. Odo: 41,738 miles. Claimed $100k bare-metal restora- Existed as a coupe in former life. One of many ex-Elton John cars starring in this issue. Driver's door fit sub-par. Wavy front left fender. Top in nice shape, as well as interior. Aftermarket radio. Solid chrome. Tiny dings on hood. Very presentable. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $110,000. Last spotted at Barrett-Jackson 's January extravaganza, where it sold for $95,580. Current owner must have thought that to be a steal because he 's holding out for more. It may be tough to significantly top this bid #123-1952 PEUGEOT MODEL 203 Se- dan. Body by Darl'Mat. S/N 1232663. Teal/ gray leather. Odo: 8,502 km. Modifications by drive. Dual carbs. Alpine stereo. 1,200 miles since professional rebuild. Nice color combo. Left door hard to shut. Stainless steel trim around windows showing age. Poor paint work on right front fender. Both taillights dinged. Electric fan. No reserve. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $24,840. Not a 3.8, and not an "S." Coupes in general are a tough sell, as collectors want dropheads for sunny weekend drives. This was a very handsome car, unevenly presented. In this condition, the price was fair enough, but far below what the seller spent. #155-1959 JAGUAR XK 150 Drophead Coupe. S/N 5837866BW. White/red leather. canvas top and correct Connolly hide interior. 50  tion by Orion Motorsports, photo documented. Awful '80s aftermarket stereo stands out of otherwise fabulous interior. Slight waves on rear bumper. Very nice paint job, if you like light yellow on Jags. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $37,800. Ofi fered at no reserve. While a major loss for the seller the price paid was right for afully restored SIL While some say they drive better than SIs, they'll never have the same market value. #118-1984 JAGUAR XJ6 Sedan. S/N SAJAY1342EC3818. Black/tan leather. Odo: Emile Darl'Mat include lowered ride, 1500cc engine versus 1290cc, custom grille, chopped top, full fender skirts, suicide doors. Paint presentable but shows age. Interior of driver's door worn and dirty. Headliner leaks around rear window. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $22,410. All the Peugeot gurus in the L.A. region (both ofthem) declared, before the bidding, that this was a $10,000 car at best. The market proved them wrong — bidding was spirited. A rare, unusual car with a near-cult following. #265-1965 DELAHAYE 135 M Cabriolet. Body by Pennock. S/N 800692. Green/tan leather with green piping. Odo: 25,878 km. With second owner from 1952 to 1997. Top appears to be in good condition, as is interior. Overall, paint and brightwork looks sharp. Only real flaw was shoddy touch-up job on right side of hood and under hood louvers. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $97,200. There seems to be a Delage and a Delahaye at every auction, and, if properly presented, they do quite well. Sports Car Market

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  Sall MARKET REPORT: BARRE7T4ACKSON LOS ANGELES ., r I  This was a handsome car with good history, and it brought a fair price. #103 - - 1967 CITROEN DS 21 Sedan. S/N AC674468287. Maroon/red velour. Odo: 1,630 miles. California black plates. Interior in very nice shape. Rear window foggy. Various scratches adorn paintwork, especially on driver's door. Dented chrome trim on roof. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $7,236. Big money, really, for a car with a very small following in the US. Wonderful to drive, in a French sort of way. They suffer from the same disease, repairbill horriblus, that many inexpensive collector cars have. #104 1973 CITROEN SM Coupe. S/N AC7300SD0224. Tan metallic/brown leather. Odo: 58,756 miles. No reserve. Sunroof, - , ■,,-  _.,_.,... .....  -,---  -..  -■  '''  . - -1.- ` '''''-..-...'  , tE INK ' ,r., MA 11.1111111161/ _.. going to do with it? After all, how often can the 230 M-B saloon club meet? #144 11111111111■11■ - 1954 PORSCHE 356 Speedster. S/N 80053. Red/black leather with red piping. Black canvas top. Odo: 28,412 miles. Certified 53rd Speedster built. Driver's door slightly . SOLD AT $31,050. Sold at no reserve. Good-looking car from a distance, fell down some close up. If there are no hidden sins, this was a fair buy so long as the new owner just waxes and drives it, rather than trying to make it perfect. #212 6-volt system. Interior has typical 30-yearold used-Porsche smell. Left door slightly ajar. Rust above right door handle. Transmission leaking. Undercoated. Top bow coming off. Cond: 3 - misaligned. No major flaws to interior. 6-volt. Hood gap a little off. Floor pan very clean. No spare. Cut wires in trunk. Dinged-up gas tank. Engine bay a visual disaster, rest of car great. Cond: 2 - 1964 PORSCHE 356C Coupe. SN 131631. Silver/black leather. Odo: 86,174 miles. - . SOLD AT $41,580. While values of Speedsters continue to creep up, it takes a brilliant car to get into the $60k range and beyond. This was a fair enough price for a car that had an inconsistent presentation. #294 - 1960 MERCEDES BENZ 220S Ca- briolet. S/N 18003011_950978. Lapis blue metallic/blue-gray leather. Odo: 76,535 miles. Claimed $35k restoration. Series of small dents on left front fender. Paint starting to bubble on bottom of hood. Super clean engine bay. Weber carbs. Missing spare. Chrome on rear bumper showing age. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $19,000. With incorrect equipment, bid was fair money, even if this was one of the betterlooking 356s at the sale. #248 hydropneumatic suspension. Tags expired in August 1999. Automatic. Excellent interior. Very straight, no rust, only a few nicks and scrapes in the otherwise very nice paint. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $10,260. We're told that perfectly restored SMs, with warranty, can bring up to $40k And bad ones go for $5k Although this car was an automatic (how do you spell home equity loan if it breaks?), it was very nice overall, and a bit of a bargain. GERMAN CARS #132 1938 MERCEDES BENZ 230 - - . NOT SOLD AT $22,500. Not an unfair bid. While these are stylish pieces of history, they really aren't much fun to drive on today's highways, so fyou buy it, what are you - 52  Sunroof Sedan. S/N 409550. Green over black/black leather. Odo: 301 km. Car still wearing California plates issued in 1938. Spare tires cracking. Minor ding on left rear door. Slight door sag on driver's door. Interior looking sharp. Cond: 2 Nice floor pan. Good interior. Front trunk compartment highly detailed. Nice nose. A very Fancy Port-a-Walls on Firestones. California black plates. New restoration of paint, exterior and chrome. Rebuilt engine and carbs. Interior looks great. Door fit poor. Chipped finish on wood by driver's door. Various dents on driver's side chrome. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $35,000. This car will need some fairly extensive and expensive fixes to take care of the multitude of small sins it has. Hence, the bid was not unfair #241 - 1961 PORSCHE 356 SUPER 90 Roadster. SIN 89111. Black/gray leather. Odo: 6,675 miles. 6-volt. Professionally restored. Nardi wheel. A few minor waves in driver's door. Great top, with only minor flaws to rear window. New, non-original dash pad to go with non-original interior. Weatherstripping on driver's window coming loose. Uneven gaps on hood. Cond: 2 - - - 1965 PORSCHE 356C Cabriolet. SN 160811. Red/slate gray leather. Odo: 74,940 miles. Two-owner car. Luggage rack, - „..._ • :_.. * ' • • • • • • • • • sharp car. Cond: 1 . NOT SOLD AT $52,000. - Bid was plenty, even for this fine a car #238 - 1962 PORSCHE 356B Cabriolet. Body by Reutter. SN 156337. Ivory/burgundy leather. Black canvas top. Odo: 88,810 miles. • • • • • • • • . SOLD AT $44,280. The 356C is the ultimate serial production pre-911 Porsche. This was a fair price for a good car #311 1965 VOLKSWAGEN 21 WINDOW Microbus. SN 255115238. Two-tone green/ gray vinyl. Odo: 30,228 miles. 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SCM MARKET REPORT: BARRE7T-JACKSON LOS ANGELES 19,961 miles. Sunroof, A/C. Foreign-diplomat owned, for what that's worth. Documented miles. Minor blemishes in paint on right rear passenger door and left rear fender along with an assortment of small chips. Chrome not fresh, but not ugly. Undercoating coming off. Nice interior. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $14,580. At 1/5 the mileage of the other 6.9 in the sale, this would have to be considered a good buy. #174 - fessional restoration started in 1997, finished in 2001. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $29,000. This was a fair bid. While we see these sell all the time at auction, we've never actually seen one going down the road. Of course, would you drive one at 70 mph, surrounded by Excursions and Suburbans, with only your knees acting as the front bumper? #207 - 1979 MERCEDES BENZ 6.9 Sedan. - S/N 1160361200628. Black/tan leather. Odo: 111,178 miles. Sunroof. $37k invested. • • • • • • • • • many. Console cracking. Wear matches mileage. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $10,500. Auction catalog asserts, "No collection is complete without one." Interesting theory, but could be argued with. Bid was low, but not by much. ITALIAN CARS 1968 FERRARI 330 GTC Coupe. S/N 11279. Fly yellow/black leather. Odo: 47,834 miles. Ex-Skeets Dun California car. #269 - • • • • • • • • 1967 PORSCHE 911 Coupe. S/N 306229. Dark red/tan. Odo: 75,247 miles. Cruddy steel wheels. Later-model gauges and recovered Interior in nice shape. Scuffed chrome on bumpers. Spotty paint. Aftermarket stereo. Underside shows mileage. Car has been "sympathetically refurbished where necessary." Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $9,500. At the time of its creation, the fastest sedan in the world. Now, one of the most expensive to fix. Not a crazy-low bid, given the miles. #143 - seats make for a strange interior. Aftermarket front and rear spoilers. Dirty engine bay. Rust bubbles on left front fender. Missing aluminum molding around windshield. Mold, tired 911. No reserve. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $4,320. Not the sharpest 911, but cheap and fun, if it can be driven out of the Petersen parking garage. Engine sounded good and revved easily. Really too bad about the wheels even adding hubcaps might have brought another $1,000 from the crowd. #160-1977 MERCEDES-BENZ 450SL Roadster. S/N 10704412036164. Brown/tan Repair and receipt records. Exceptional interior, sharp paint, well presented. Perfect panel fit. A great car. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $96,120. A nice buy. Well-documented, wellpreserved 330 GTCs can command upwards of $120k Provided no major service is imminent, the buyer should be very happy. #240 1969 FERRARI 365 GT 2+2 Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 12751. Black/tan leather. Odo: 69,684 miles. Tool roll. Cracked - 1989 PORSCHE 911 Speedster. S/N WPOEB0917KS1733. Silver/black leather. Black top. Odo: 16,062 miles. A/C. All books and records. Can't fault. Good paint and low mileage—just like every other '89 Speedster we see at auction. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $46,000. Once or twice a year; an '89 Speedster will pull above $60k. This immediately drives all the other owners, who can't get $45k for theirs, crazy. This was not an unfair bid— you really have to have zero or fewer miles on a Speedster to break the bank. IRISH CARS leather. Odo: 10,064 miles. Flawless interior. Slight ripple in bumper. Good paint. Nice lines. Great gaps. Touch-up paint on left wheel well. Small dent in driver's door. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $7,560. Just a car. #167-1979 MERCEDES-BENZ 6.9 Sedan. S/N 11603612007007. Black/tan leather. Odo: #214 1982 DELOREAN GULLWING - Coupe. S/N SCEDT26T5CD0106. Stainless steel/gray leather. Odo: 14,646 miles. Engine bay Fair chrome door handles. Poor trim around rear window. Miscellaneous paint chips. Curb rash on wheels. Ding on front bumper. Average engine compartment. No problems with interior. Cond: 3 - leather. Stainless around driver's door dinged. Slight damage in right headlight cove where the plexi covers were pulled off. Mismatched tires. Right rear fender appears to have kissed a parking meter at some point. Cond: 4. NOT SOLD AT $32,500. More engine smoke than is typical for these. No one was willing to step up for this scary 365, and for good reason. Bid was fair given the condition of the car #225-1971 ISO RI VOLTA LELE Coupe. Body by Bertone. S/N K500126. Silver/dark blue leather. Odo: 94,360 miles. A/C, PB. . NOT SOLD AT $11,500. not prepped. Dash cover protecting against harsh California sun, keeping the future collectible safe. Bodywork has a few scuffs, but not 54  Achieved a high bid of $12,200 at the January Kruse sale, then reached $13,500 at Barrett's Scottsdale event the following week Next seen at April's "The Auction," where it didn 't sell for $ 14k All of these offers were reasonable, as was this bid. #100 1978 FIAT 124 Spider. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 124CS10132534. Red/tan - Sports Car Marke

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The Historic Festival 24-25 August 2001 A Sale of Important Sports, Sports Racing and Grand Prix Cars to include Formula 1 and Competition Motor Racing Memorabilia TM /I1 A 1°--1 a 1  Wilk ilk Ammo. The Scuderia Ferrari / Spa 24-hours 1932 Alfa Romeo 8C-2300 Corto Spyder Corsa Chassis 2111027 Oil and fuel for 2111027 in the early hours of the Spa 24-h  race, July 1932. For further information regarding this significant Alfa Rome  nd other motor cars in the sale please contact James Knight, Marcus Ross, Tim Schofield or Ma , olm Barber at Bonharns & Bro9ks in the UK on Tel +44 20 7393 3822 Fax +44 20 7393 3915 E-mail jamesknig‘ht@bonhams.com or Mark Osborne in the USA +1 415 391 4000 Fax +1 415 391 4040, mosborne@hit'ms.com Even created and supported by The E'31tish Racing Drivers' Club UK Bonhams & Brooks Ltd Montpelier Street Knightsbridge, London SW7 1HH, United Kingdom T:+44 (0) 20 7393 3900 F:+44 (0) 20 7393 3915 Europe Bonhams & Brooks Europe S.A 10 Rue Blavignac 1227 Carouge-Geneva Switzerland T:+41 (0) 22 300 3160 F:+41 (0) 22 300 3035 USA Bonhams & Brooks Inc 500 Sutter Street California 94102 Australia Bonhams & Brooks 7 Anderson Street, Double Bay Union Square, San Francisco Sydney, New South Wales Australia 2028 T:+1 (415) 391 4000 F:+1 (415) 391 4040 T:+61 (02) 9327 7311 F:+61 (02) 9327 2917 BONHAMS &BROOKS

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SCIII MARKET REPORT: BARRE7T-JACKSON LOS ANGELES . ele NV I mi. N. mm . vinyl. Blacktop. Odo: 5,641 miles. Luggage rack. California car. Typical thinning chrome on bumpers. Well-kept, but used. Repainted once. Ding on nose. If dent fixed and bumpers rechromed, a#2 car. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $2,484. First car of the sale, and no reserve. Can't get more style or top-down fun for fewer dollars. #260 1999 LA1V1BORGIHNI DIABLO SV Coupe. S/N ZA9DU21B5XLA121. Magenta/ tan leather with brown piping. Odo: 1,130 - 1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD Convertible. S/N D7FH283153. Black/white. White top. Odo: 17,626 miles. Aftermarket - Mini-Profile. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $29,700. Sold for $20,900 at RAI Amelia Island, where we said it was a nice $30,000 car With that in mind, this buy was on the money. Glass rods are an affordable alternative to steel, and provide nearly as much visual pleasure. #101-1943 FORD JEEP. S/N 147817. Army green/green canvas. Odo: 68,545 miles. Used, miles. 4-wheel Brembo brakes. 335/30 ZR 18 tires. Gold-plated nuts on chrome wheels. Wear on clutch and brake pedals not commensurate with mileage, as "L" from Lamborghini has been erased completely. Wear on seat high. Minor scuffs on driver's carpet. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $160,920. Ifdigital mileage is accurate, this car was driven hard No-reserve status made this one of the livelier lots in the auction, despite homfic color Sold about where it should have. SWEDISH CARS 1973 SAAB SONETT III Coupe. S/N 97735002224. Two-tone red/tan vinyl. Odo: 88,251 miles. Hasn't been registered #102 - since August 1997. Rear window fit off. Fiberglass cracking. Color of hood doesn't match rest of car. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $1,836. Bought by an SCM'er who lived less than two miles from the Petersen. The car drives well, reportedly. At this price, it's as close to free as you can get, and would therefore have to be considered a bargain. AMERICAN CARS 1932 FORD HOT ROD Roadster. SiN L0670. Purple with white scallops/Wild White vinyl. White top. Odo: 1,918 miles. Disc brakes. Interior worn but friendly. Fiberglass cracked in places. Overall, a decentlooking rod. Star of April SCM American #163 - 56  plates. Chrome door handles tarnished and worn. Missing antenna. Touch-up paint and chips abound. Engine bay very dirty. Weather- Sports Car Market engine bay. Paint cracks and chips on nose. Panel fit off. Aftermarket carpets. Right rear trim misaligned. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $52,000. Not quite the car that sold at Barrett's Scottsdale show ($74,520), but not quite the money either Went to an SCM collector in Florida. Oddball, quirky car that is a historically interesting footnote in American automotive history. #137 - 1954 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Roadster. S/N E545001069. White/red vinyl. Odo: 12,760 miles. Two-owner vehicle. One top. Actual miles claimed, along with match- a-kind Max Wedge car, from Arizona. Fresh off a 1998 restoration, and looking good. Engine compartment nicely detailed. Paint solid. Body straight. Minor scrapes on hood hinges. Chrome chipped on rear bumper. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $40,000. Marquee lot in the March Silver Portland sale. Bid here was $8k less than then, and rightfully not enough to get the job done. #109 - 1964 CHEVROLET IMPALA Sta- tion Wagon. S/N 41835L120944. Aqua metallic/teal vinyl. A/C, PS, PB, California black but not haggard, this Jeep is holding its own. No rust, no major flaws. Rugged and sturdy looking. Non-factory removable hardtop. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $3,240. Might be worth twice as much to a collector of military vehicles. #259 - factory-sized T-Bird digital radio. Engine compartment fair. Car looks driven on weekends. PB, no PS. Older restoration that is still presentable on cruise nights. Scruffy vent window on driver's side. Spotted paint. California black plate. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $22,680. Sold with no reserve. There are so many T-Birds for sale that the market is fairly predictable. $20k-$25k for drivers, $50k for show cars with standard induction. This car will be a great cruiser, and it brought a cruiser price. #244 - 1962 PLYMOUTH BELVEDERE Coupe. S/N 3221173782. Red/gray vinyl and fabric. Odo: 63,145 miles. Documented one-of- 1952 MUNTZ JET Convertible. SN 52M230. Purple/Wild White iguana vinyl. One of 209 built. Spotlights. Carson top. Original 4track tape player. Some age on windshield chrome. Chrome coming off rear bumper. Nicely detailed ing numbers. Stored from 1966-90, then restored. Front emblem weary. Fiberglass cracks on hood. Interior very clean. Chrome fair. Matching numbers. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $41,040. Reserve set at $60k, then pulled when opening bid could only creep to $35k SCM'er outbid Don Johnson for this one, and managed to come away with a bit of a deal. #305

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SC/If MARKET REPORT: BARRETIVACKSON LOS ANGELES stripping cracking. Interior in decent shape. Rims starting to rust, along with the front left fender. Paint chipping in cargo area. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $4,752. Wagons were the mini-vans of their era, and have their own following. We seem to see one or two at every auction, and they sell in the $5k to $10k range. Fair price here for a slightly scruk car #153 - 1964 PLYMOUTH SPORT FURY RE1V11 Hardtop. SIN 3441246875. Red/red vinyl. Plexi windows, full roll cage, racing slicks. Modified wheelbase shifted both axles forward. detailed. No reserve. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $49,140. At one time, Hs were as valuable as non-Hs. However; the 1965 GT350 has really taken off in value, while the '66 H has slid some. Given the recent market, this was a strong price for an H—but justified by the condition. #275 1966 SHELBY GT350 Fastback. S/N SFM6S2017. Red with white stripes/black vinyl. Odo: 1,047 miles. Fully documented from - Roll cage. Rear end tubbed. Professional competition speedometer. Drag car used yearly at Summer Nationals. Wild rear spoiler and enormous hood scoop. Cracked fiberglass on front of hood. For a drag race car, condition #1. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $24,000. Vintage drags, anyone? Fair enough bid. #279 - Velocity stacks. Racing gauges on aluminum dash. Top condition for a drag car. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $37,500. Had to be pushed off the block Striking looks, but didn't get the bidders excited. #139 - 1965 FORD MUSTANG K CODE - Coupe. S/N 5R09K169922. Pale yellow with original owner. All original NOS parts. 100 miles on "rotisserie" restoration. Engine bay detailed. Some waves in paint. Immaculate interior. Clean underside. Rear and side windows slightly scratched. Stainless steel/chrome in average shape. Offered at no reserve. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $41,040. Good buy on a well-done car #264 1966 SHELBY COBRA Roadster. Body by AC. S/N CSX3138. Red/black leather. Odo: 14,405 miles. Prototype wide-hip car. External gas cap. Hoop bumpers. Originally - book. Photo-documented frame-off restoration, 400 miles since, but bolts look old and tired and windows delaminating. Lots of records. Red Line tires. Nice paint and sharp interior. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $52,500. 427/4 ket price for a big block coupe. - - #267 1969 CHEVROLET CAMARO - black stripes/black vinyl. Odo: 16,570 miles. Rally-Pac. Modified wheels, intake, carburetor and ignition. Nice interior, although foul smelling. Little tear on driver's seat piping. Slight driver's door sag. Freckled chrome on both bumper and grille. One of three Charlie Sheen cars at the Petersen. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $17,280. Auctioneer tried to sell the car by proposing that "Heather Locklear probably sat in this car!" Bought by a Charlie Sheen impersonator, for just about market value. #263 1966 SHELBY GT350 H Fastback. S/N SFM6S 1882. Black with gold stripes/black - 1 Coupe. S/N 124379N634918. Dover white/black vinyl. Odo: 109 miles. Fantastic engine detailing. Very shiny paint. Nice panel ZL painted green, as listed in Shelby Registry, repainted red by 1975. Excellent in and out; a typical over-restored Cobra. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $225,000. Reported sold for $297k in January at Barrett-Jackson's Scottsdale sale. Couldn 't get close to that price (or the $335k reserve) this weekend. #251 - 1967 PLYMOUTH BELVEDERE H REMI Hardtop. S/N RH23J71185769. Silver/ silver vinyl. Odo: 67,429 miles. Belvedere II fit. Grille a little scruffy, but car is otherwise outstanding. ZL-1 aluminum engine. One of only 69 built. One of four delivered from the factory in Dover White. Cond: 1 - - Coupe. S/N 194377S108812. Silver/black vinyl. Odo: 268 miles. Three-owner car with original window sticker, tank sticker and warranty -  lir"21111.- -11 tiff..  k - • • • • • • • • • #158-1967 CHEVROLET NOVA SS Coupe. S/N 116377WZ04382. Teal/black. • • • • • • • • 1967 CHEVROLET CORVETTE speed. Mar. SOLD AT vinyl. Odo: 85,065 miles. No plates. Rent-ARacer that was "1 of 2 refused" by Hertz after the 1,000 it ordered were delivered. Two Grand National MCA Gold Awards, among other honors. Clean interior, excellent paint, nicely 58  "Silver Special" 426 Hemi. Certified matching numbers. One of one. Dual quads. Claimed original miles looks accurate. Original Firestone Red Line tires. Very clean interior. Clean engine bay. Right side vent chrome spotted. Hard to fault otherwise. Cond: 1 - $144,720. The ZL- 1 performance package boosted the price of a new 1969 Camaro from $2,727 to $6,887, which 30 years later certainly seems like a bargain. Today a ZL-1 Camaro is at least $100,000. This was a great car; and brought a great price. #170 - 1969 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE SS . SOLD AT $47,520. Great looking car; and a rare survivor A muscle car that is destined to increase in value. Coupe. S/N 136379Z364915. Silver/black vinyl. Odo: 57,275 miles. 396 c.i., automatic. Fresh frame-off restoration with no miles since. Straight lines, sparkling interior. Immaculately detailed engine bay. Very sharp chrome. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $21,330. Chevelle coupes continue to increase in value. Is it because all we Sports Car Market

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Sal MARKET REPORT: BARRETT-JACKSON LOS ANGELES Nice interior. Crack on air filter. Engine bay clean. Two build sheets. Seller also brought the Max Wedge and ZL-1 Camaro to the Petersen. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $75,000. Seller ambitiously hoped to get $951c. He'll have to go to Scottsdale to see bids climb that high. #164-1975 CHEVROLET CAPRICE CLASSIC Convertible. S/N 1N67U55162834. Orange/tan vinyl. Odo: 100 miles. Missing air cleaner. Original window stickers on window. boomers wanted them when we were in high school? In any event, for less than a new Impala, the buyer got a car that will never go down in value, and always attract attention. #304-1969 PONTIAC GTO JUDGE Coupe. S/N 242379B155939. Orange/black Bad door fit. Selling on MSO, never titled. Mileage original. Listed at 11 mpg, so it's likely to still be on its first tank of gas. Would be a #1 if not for 25 years of weathering. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $25,000. A mighty bid for a nondescript car whose only claim to fame is that it hasn't been driven in 25 years. And that will lose value with every click of the odometer And it's orange. vinyl. Odo: 65,000 miles. Fully documented. Ram Air III. PS, PB, tinted glass, Saf-T-Trac Restored in 1997. Nice paint. Chrome slightly worn, but nice overall. Clean interior. Sharp. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $27,000. While I far prefer the simpler lines of the '64-'65 GTO, the Judge models have their following. This bid was plenty. #312-1970 OLDSMOBILE 442 Coupe. S/N 344870E165059. Orange/black vinyl. Odo: 44,752 miles. W-30 package with vacuum cowl Sunroof. Ex-Elvis Presley. Seat leather worn. Some nicks and chips on front fender. Dent in right rear chrome trim over tire. Underside a little ragged. Paint on passenger's door touched-up in spots. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $68,040. The car itself is inconsequential. Elvis 's toothbrush could have sold for the same price. induction. Factory 8-track. Dual exhaust. Shiny paint. Can't fault as a weekend warrior car. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $18,000. Olds muscle cars just don't have the same market appeal as Chevrolets. Bid could have been taken without regret. #235-1971 PLYMOUTH HEMI 'CUDA Coupe. S/N BS23R1B195274. Brown/brown vinyl. Odo: 36,692 miles. PB. Super Trac Pac. Rear spoiler and sun visor. Pistol grip shifter. the Bat Cave's driveway incline. Rest of fiberglass body is in fine shape, save some minor nicks and scratches. Mickey Thompson Sportsman tires 33x19.5. Plexiglass scratches, to be expected when fighting crime. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $175,500. The star of "Batman II" was bought by the Petersen. Created quite a stir on the block as the car almost ran over the Batman mannequin as well as several ringmen. Probably thought they worked for the Joker 60  #268-1989 BATMOBILE MOVIE CAR 2-door Coupe. Black/black leather. Hydraulic suspension. Front valence suffering from #277-1975 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL Mk IV Coupe. S/N 38277. White/white. • • • • • • • • • #270-1999 PLYMOUTH PROWLER Roadster. S/N 1P3EW65G6XV5003. Black/ black. Black top. The KISS Prowler, sold as a • • • • • • • • package with matching trailer. Custom front end and fenders, courtesy of TGF MetalCrafters. Aftermarket Borla exhaust. Hard to fault. New chrome wheels in impeccable condition. Flawless paint. Interior looks like it has hardly been sat in. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $140,400. Bought by the Petersen. Hard to imagine what else you could do with this besides put it in a museum. Coming in the next issue of Sports Car Market magazine. Profiled: • 1939 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 cabriolet • 1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona • 1952 Peugeot Darl'Mat custom coupe • 1993 Jaguar XJ220 coupe • 1986 Porsche 928S coupe • 1952 Muntz Jet convertible Increase your traffic. Advertise in Sports Car Market. Call (503) 261-7127 x202 for information and rates. Sports Car Market

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Sall MARKET REPORT: POULAIN LE FUR MONACO (POULAIN LE FUR e) Poulain Le Fur/Sotheby's Grimaldi Forum, Monaco May 25, 2001 Auctioneer: Herve Poulain Number of automotive lots: 33 Number of automotive lots sold: 8 Sale rate: 24% Sale total: $732,545 High: Lot #16, 1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano sold for $118,650, including buyer's premium. Buyer's premium on sold lots included: 17.94% on first $39,000, 11.96% thereafter Report by Raymond Milo I Market opinions in italics by Keith Martin wo subtitles come to my mind for this normally magnificent event: "Timing is everything in life" and "A journey of one thousand miles starts with... waiting in traffic." Having an auction in Monaco the same weekend as the Formula One Grand Prix seemed like a good idea on the surface. But the reality was a different story. The 33 lots Poulain offered had something for everyone, from magnificent to very low lowbrow. On preview day, a pleasant 20-minute taxi ride took me to Grimaldi Forum, where the auction was being held. The next day, I took a cab at 10 a.m., and with the influx of traffic from the Formula One race, my 20minute ride now took two hours. The traffic was beastly, even by L.A. standards. That evening at 6:15 p.m., as the auction began, the auditorium was practically empty. The first few lots sold, but it quickly became clear that there were few bidders in the room for the remaining cars. Herve Poulain braved the empty auditorium, as did Marc Souvrain, the official auction expert required by French law. But clearly, they were not having much fun as car after car failed to sell. SCM subscriber Daniel Ghose's floating hotel (yes, the huge sailboat-hotel), the four of us discussed the auction. We agreed that it did not reflect on the market, or anything else. It was just demonstration that "timing is everything in life," and this timing was really bad. Last year's vintage Grand Prix attracted the right kind of bidders, without the excess of traffic and confusion. The modern Grand Prix simply made a mess of Monaco, without delivering the proper audience to make this sale a success. An expensive lesson for Poulain, to be sure, but one that will not be forgotten. —R.M Later, in the comfort of the dining room of .1111■11IE  „ ENGLISH CARS #14 1957 BENTLEY SI CONTINENTAL - Coupe. Body by H.J. Mulliner. S/N BC/72/ BG. Dark green/tan leather. RHD. A nifty car, nicely repainted chez Mario Galbiati (the Italian version of Junior's House of Color in 62  Sports Car Market • • • • • • • • • GP theater. In 1972 #04 became the team's mule. Restored perfectly and correctly by Barthelon and Imbert, it is ready for current Euro vintage Fl series. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $260,000. An important piece of history, but one with a very narrow market. #30 L.A.), with nicely patinated original interior. Equipped with correct automatic gearbox (GM, as in the Chevy Biscayne), which, for most driving, is a plus. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $104,000. While not insulting, this car could command another $40,000 if you had a few motivated bidders in the room. #18-1961 ASTON MARTIN DB4 SERIES II Coupe. Body by Touring. S/N DB4/569/L. Pale green metallic/beige leather. Odo: 66,619 1989 LIGIER FORD JS33 Race Car. S/N 5. Blue. A lesser turkey than JS35 - • • • • • • • • (Lot #28), but nonetheless a turkey. Feebly attributed to the great Rene Arnoux, but also described as having a never-bent chassis; those of us who knew the great Rene know those two statements are contradictory. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $58,500. Race cars are always a tough sell at auction, as a buyer has to assume that every single component has to be rebuilt. #28 - miles. A spiffy machine. Nicely repainted with excellent panel fit, showing great Italian coach craft on a venerable British chassis. Mileage is believable. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $46,750. Below market bid by at least $20,000. DB4/5/6s have shown dramatic value increases in the past 24 months. The rapid climb may be ending, but there are ready buyers for good cars with decent histories. #20 - 1961 ASTON MARTIN DB4 VAN- TAGE Convertible. S/N DB4/1070/L. Red/ black leather. Odo: 61,102 km. One of 30 or V12, which was to power the Ligier to its former glory and give Lambo some badly needed publicity. Unfortunately, the engine was a hand grenade with the life of a fruit fly and the results were very forgettable. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $75,325. This car is probably best suited to be the support for a coffee table in some tasteless but wealthy gearhead's office. #29 1996 BUGATTI EB110 GT Coupe. S/N ZA9ABO1EORCD390. French blue/gray - so, with beautiful Italian body from the pen of Formenti, Touring's designer at the time. The very nice presentation, the believable low mileage and the 40 extra ponies beyond the stock unit, collectively make this a very desirable example. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $104,000. This might have bought the car a year ago. Today, it will take another $25,000 minimum. FRENCH CARS #24-1971 MATRA Fl 120C Race Car. S/N 04. Blue and white. Chris Amon brought this chassis to first OVA in GP of Argentina, along with several respectable finishes in Euro 1991 LIGIER LAMBORGITINI Fl JS35 Race Car. S/N 05. Blue. Lambo, owned by Lee Iaccoca's Chrysler, produced the "killer" 4t,  elf _ ew „. leather. Odo: 13,000 km. Practically brand new. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $169,000. Not an unfair bid. But can you imagine the parts and service nightmare this car represents? ITALIAN CARS #21-1954 FERRARI 500 MONDIAL Barchetta. S/N 0438 MD. Red. Gloriously

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I • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • restored to high standard, having written early SoCal racing history. Raced by Rubi, von Neumann, Pringle, Ginther, Hill and Love. I would have preferred the original dark blue paint. Cond: 1, NOT SOLD AT $649,350. Was powered by a Chevy 283 the last two years of its racing carreer—not an unusual fate for a 4-cylinder Ferrari in the States. Reunited with the 4-cylinder Lampredi engine (but of the 750 Monza variety) in the '70s, and then restored to its original glory. #16-1956 FERRARI 250 GT BOANO Coupe. S/N 0639GT. Eng. #0639. Red/tan leather. Odo: 68,580 km. This is a real Boano LAIN LE FUR MOAL4C0 Exotic Car Transport modified in 1959 by Scaglietti at owner's request. Painted Borranis. Pebble Beach restoration. Known chain of European owners. Little or no competition when new. A trophy car for any auction line-up. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $623,376. TdFs and SWBs continue to be the most sought after of the dual-purpose Ferraris. At this price, this car would have been a steal. Try $800k and the deal might get done. #5-1961 ALFA ROMEO GIULIETTA SZ 2-door Coupe. S/N 1012686. Red. Charitably described by catalog as "restored in South (with low roof), said to be one of the few entirely built by Pinin Farina for the Geneva Auto Show. True or not, it was tastefully restored to extremely nice condition. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $118,650. Boanos and Ellenas have been hugely undervalued as historically interesting early V12 Ferraris. This has been changing during the past 12 months. Today, this price is at the high end of the market, but values of Boanos will continue to rise. #17-1958 FERRARI 250 GT TdF Coupe. S/N 0931 GT. Red/tan leather. Rear fenders vINTAGe 11( & K 410ToRCAV Established 1979 1971 Maserati Ghibli Spyder 4.9. Red/ black leather/tan cloth top. New paint and leather. Many mechanical upgrades. Prototype 4.9— the first ever made! Original books and records, two-owner car, superb condition, $125,000. ORLANDO FLORIDA Open and Enclosed Carrier Service! "Get the whole story of Exotic Car Transport. visit us on the Worldwide Web." -800-766-8797 www.exoticcartransport.corn of France." Neatly cut aluminum rectangles riveted to the floor, hidden by rubber mats, with matching pieces on the doorsills. Engine compartment filthier than my no-star hotel room, missing air box. Modern Nardi steering wheel and cheap new paint. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $39,000. I have rarely seen anything worse COMMON SALE PRIVATE A rare opportunity to purchase today's most desirable cars! Shown by appointment only. Call Ken Dougherty. Nationwide Transport of Exotic, Vintage and Luxury Automobiles 5torage Available 9848 Southwest Freeway Houston, Texas 77074 713-541-2281 Fax 713-541-2286 kand_k@swbell.net 1976 Ferrari 308 GTB. Red/black. Very rare dry sump engine—less than 300 made! Came out of a private Italian collection. No expense spared in maintenance. The best. Very fast! $32,500. 1934 Jaguar SSI Tourer. Yellow/dark green leather. 20 hp, new chrome, outstanding leather and top. Very good body, frame and wood structure. Frame-off restoration approx. 20 years ago. Car has been in a private collection ever since. $72,000. 1972 Maserati Ghibli 4.9 SS Coupe. Red/ black leather, 5-speed. power steering and windows. Factory A/C, wire wheels, 36,000 miles. Excellent. $45,000. 1969 Ferrari 365 2+2. Black/new tan leather, power windows and steering, factory NC. 38.000 miles. Excellent condtion. $45,000. August, 2001  1967 Maserati Quattroporte Series I. Medium blue/tan leather. Two-owner car. 24,000 miles. $17,900. 1971 Maserati Indy. Red/tan leather, 4.2 liter. 5-speed, power windows, factory NC. very good condition. $19.950 1959 Ferrari 250 GT California Spider replica. Red/tan leather, power steering, 5speed. disc brakes, A/C. 289 with Webers. 4,000 miles. Great fun, very fast. $39,500. 63

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SCM MARKET REPORT: KENSINGTON THE IVAIIIPTONS NY 0.•••■•••■•••••• KENSINGTON MOTOR GROUP 1962 MASERATI 3500 Spider. Body by 'Vignale. S/N AM101/1449. Silver gray metallic/black. Odo: 43,900 km. Power windows. than this example. This is definitely a real car— no one could build a fake this bad. Would probably make sense in the $20ks, as you could get a new body from Galbiati and have a decent car for under $50k #7 - Stainless steel exhaust. A nice driver. Converted to usable 42-mm Webers. Has front disc brakes. Looks nice and tidy, although could use better attention to detail. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $51,950. Afair market bid Bonhams & Brooks sold a decent Vignale Spyder for $42,117 just four days earlier Top US market for a perfect car is in the $75k-$90k range; for drivers like this, $50k-$60k #12 1964 FERRARI 330 GT 2+2 Coupe. S/N 5549. Gray metallic/red leather. Very nicely and tastefully reconditioned for road use, - nal fiberglass. Claimed original miles. All the little goodies so dear to early 'Vette people present, such as Wonderbar radio in the dash, correct Carter sidedrafts under the hood and side curtains in their original bag. A nice, solid all-around car. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $40,600. Strong price for Europe, where 'Vettes don't have near the following they do in the US. #3 - Kensington Motor Group The Hamptons, New York May 25, 2001 Auctioneers: Scott Adcock, Jim Landis, Omar Landis Number of automotive lots: 80 Number of automotive lots sold: 31 Sale rate: 38.8% Sale total: $578,875 High: Lot #21, 1954 Buick Skylark convertible sold at $70,400, including premium. Buyer's premium on sold lots included: 10%. 1958 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Roadster. S/N J585I06928. Charcoal and light gray/red. A nicely restored car, attributed to the respected Dutch restorer, Bart Holland. Fuel injection. Seats incorrectly covered in leather, otherwise very correct. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $45,950. Another strong price, in line with the American market. #2-1966 CHEVROLET CORVETTE STING RAY Roadster. S/N 194676S121492. Red. Dual side pipes. Tinted windows. with excellent attention to detail. These fourheadlight models never were a favorite with the Flavor of the Month Club, but they are still very nice classical Ferraris, nonetheless. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $43,650. 330 GT 2+2s continue to creep upwards in value. They are more drivable than the early 250 GTEs, and don't have the extra weight and complexity of the 365s that followed. #6 - 1982 FERRARI 308 GTS QV INJEC- TION Spyder. S/N ZFFHA0280000353. Gray and black. Odo: 38,000 km. Heralded as 1r Fitted with 1974 454-c.i. anemic engine (275 hp). Described as a "correct 427" by the catalog. The French, fascinated by American V8s, seem to have more big blocks than GM ever produced. Otherwise, just a car. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $34,500. Nearly the price that a real big block in similar condition could bring. Keep the "prototipo" and, in case you didn't read the catalog, had the same message loudly proclaimed in foot-high letters on its rockers. Has all the attributes of a nice, clean, low-mileage, used car. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $30,650. All the brouhaha about the "prototipo" history didn't add a penny to the car's value. Fair enough price. (See Mini-Profile this issue.) AMERICAN CARS #1-1954 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Roadster. S/N ES4S003649. White/red vinyl. Odo: 37,000 miles. Good panel fit. Good, origi- 64  fright pigs out of your garage. Subscribe to SCM today. 1-800-289-2819 Report by Dave Kinney Market opinions in italics he Hamptons Auto Classic is held in conjunction with the Hamptons Concours d'Elegance, this year hosted by architect Peter Cook and supermodel spouse Christie Brinldey. The Hamptons are the summer playground of Manhattan's rich and famous, filled with multi-million dollar, 30-room "cottages" owned by the likes of Martha Stewart and Steven Spielberg. A brisk, two-hour drive from New York City (or just 15 minutes if you take your Citation V), the Hamptons come alive for the summer season on Memorial Day weekend, and the season winds down when the kids go back to school around Labor Day. Rain was the one-word story of this year's Hamptons Auto Classic event. Rain of Biblical proportions fell the day of the preview, and only the hardiest of souls ventured to the open field to view the limited number of cars that made it to the auction in time for the preview. Event organizer Peter Mole, owner of Kensington Motor Group, soldiered on in knee-high Wellingtons, putting a good face on a bad day. Thankfully, a slight break in the weather on Saturday morning gave a few hours of overcast skies before the rains moved in again prior to the auction's end. Despite the downpour, the Hamptons Auto Classic staff did their best to make the event successful. Paul Joncas, Peter Mole's point man on site, was ready and able to help out with the usual auction tragedies such as lost keys, cars running out of gas, and to provide the handholding expected by some sellers and buyers. Astute SCM readers will see a number of familiar cars from the Christie's Tarrytown sale, including a number listed as sold there. Apparently no auction games here; many of these cars were bought by one owner, who either had a change of heart about keeping them or felt he could make money by keeping them a few weeks and selling them at a different venue.—D. K. ENGLISH CAPS #33-1948 BENTLEY MARK VI 4-door Sedan. S/N B4DZ. Maroon and black/saddle Sports Car Market

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• NIVI  • • U..9 C Al MARKET REPORT: KENSINGTON THE HAMPTONS NY leather. RHD. Odo: 96,658 miles. Nasty under-hood, very worn leather, some chrome redone, paint to a good standard. Sunroof Unfortunate choice of colors. Floor-shift 4-speed. Cond: 4-. NOT SOLD AT $12,000. Not too much hope for an upside when the nicest still bring a tad shy of $20,000. Later models (Rtypes) have very similar styling, automatic transmission and a larger bore engine. #55-1950 JAGUAR XI( 120 Roadster. S/N 670426. White/red leather. Black cloth top. Odo: 46,632 miles. Very good, but not excel- wheels. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $31,500. More attention to the details would have made this a better restoration and would have brought a better bid. With so many XK 120s sporting wire wheels, I'm starting to have a fondness for the disc/spat treatment. So long as I don't have to use the brakes. #2-1956 MGA Convertible. S/N DA4311442. Red/tan leather. Tan cloth top. Odo: 94,161 miles. Trunk rack, disc wheels, tonneau cover. Lots of paint chips, spray can Cute, unusual color. Lots of under-hood details are incorrect. But honestly, this car was more "look at me" than show material. Chrome wires. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $24,200. Not cheap, but give it some perspective. Buying someone else's "checkbook restoration" isn't always a bad thing. Lots more style than a Miata for the same money, and will likely hold its value if properly taken care of #22-1960 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 Mk I 2+2 Convertible. S/N HBT7L4114. Silver blue/blue leather. Odo: 91,697 miles. Extremely lent, older restoration. Massive slab sides are almost never perfect, and this car was no exception. Disappointing under hood. Disc repaint on right rear fender. Complete, but well used. A fun car—if you're not going to be driving too far. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $7,920. A tad pricy for condition, but no harm, no foul if nobody dares to attempt a restoration. Use it for three or four summers, sell it when the weather turns warm, and the chances are fair that you will have had cost-free use of a summer car #23-1957 MGA Convertible. S/N 40133724700. Turquoise/black leather. Black vinyl top. Odo: 46,462 miles. Moss Motors catalog got a full workout on this restoration. correct and fresh restoration, the type of car expected at the Monterey sales, where, if true to form, it would bring twice this bid. Christie's Antique Automobile Insurance Agency 1 - 888 ANTIQUE (1-888-268-4783) - August, 2001  65

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SC/la MARKET REPORT: KENSINGTON THE HAMPTONS NY Spring 2001 Tarrytown auction, Lot #46, where it sold for $44,650. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $26,000. As a true #1 car; it is worth much more than the bid price. This car was as crisp as they come, and with good colors and presentation. The Mk I was built and sold from 1959 through 1961. #10 - 4 - 1963 ROLLS ROYCE CLOUD III - door Saloon. S/N LSDW79. Silver and black/ red leather. Odo: 10,601 miles. Weak paint is they sell for big money as new car substitutes. No such trade exists here, hence, they area tough sale unless near perfect. Way low bid. #50 - 1966 AUSTIN HEALEY Mk Ill 2+2 - Convertible. S/N HBJ8L34866. British Racing Green/black leather. Black vinyl top. Odo: 65,902 miles. Phase II model. Rebuilt motor, #72-1969 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SHADOW 4-door Sedan. S/N SRX 6780. Dark blue/red leather. Odo: 54,525 miles. Some bubbling in places, a sure sign of future rust repairs. Redyed leather cracking, dash wood good but door caps weak. Very unusual factory steel sunshine roof. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $14,300. A left-drive car for below a rightdrive price. Sunshine roof makes this car fair game as a cosmetic restoration project if the rust isn't terminal. If corrosion is superficial, then it 's a great buy on an interesting car #28 - 2 - 1964 AUSTIN HEALEY 3000 Mk II - door Convertible. S/N HBJ7L25049. Blue and white/navy blue leather. Blue vinyl top. Odo: 61,193 miles. Dunlop radials, Smiths heater, 60-spoke chrome wires. Full restoration 1996, sport exhaust. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $19,250. High bid was fair; but a little too light to make this one change hands. Expect to pay in the low $20s for this kind of quality in today's market. #7 1965 JAGUAR 3.8 S 4 door Saloon. S/N 4356615. Black/red leather. Odo: 67,640 - - miles. A survivor with replaced seat leather and partial new carpets. Glass, paint, chrome and rubber all good, but no outstanding features. Automatic. Cond: 4+. NOT SOLD AT $3,000. This series Jag is being actively rebuilt with newer components in England and New Zealand, where 66  top. Odo: 59,553 miles. Very faded paint, illfitting rear window, no-name AM/FM cassette missing its knobs. Pep Boys steering wheel, mouse-eaten gear shift surround, cracked dash. Luggage rack. Chrome wires. Cond: 4. NOT SOLD AT $16,000. The first year of the Series XKE. This is a perfect example of a car that would keep the average owner broke for the rest of his or her life—it needs a little bit of help everywhere you look Spend more now on a better car; save more later beater with more than the usual amount of rust. Cracked dash. Worn, faded paint. Cond: 5. NOT SOLD AT $2,700. All the money for a car with little to no active following. Jensen-Healeys were imported from 1973-75 as convertibles, and in 1976 as a GT coupe/wagon. Rare today, because no one was buying them when new, either #32 - 2 - 1976 ASTON MARTIN V8 S2/3 door Coupe. S/N 4811455L08. Dark green/ cream with green piping. Odo: 76,402 miles. Leaking sunroof and trunk are no help. Lots of pre-auction interest. Bridgestone radials. Good paint and chrome, leather holding up well. Automatic. Cond: 3 - $18,000 is a decent wholesale figure for a V8 Sports Car Market Mike Wilson's Restorations, Visalia, California, likely in the late '80s. Signs of honest, userelated wear abound. Good chrome, some paint scuffing, Wal-Mart spring-loaded antenna. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $35,200. A good buy on a decent car Buying a car that's had a decent restoration, and has been driven for a few years and a few thousand miles can be the best of all worlds. Still very nice, but tested in real-world conditions so any problems have been corrected #6 1969 JAGUAR XICE Convertible. S/N 1R9444. Burgundy/black leather. Black vinyl - not ruined leather on driver's seat and door panel. Very nice dash, good carpets. After-auction sale. 5-speed stick. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $23,100. Was bid to $18,000 on the block New owner raised his own bid to get the job done. Hard to find these with manual shift. Fair price. #4 - 1974 JENSEN HEALEY Convertible. - S/N 111016219. White/black vinyl. Black vinyl top. Odo: 51,529 miles. A worn and tired old new wiring harness, brakes, clutch, fresh respray. Car detailed to better than original condition. A real live 5-footer. In need of dozens of trim items. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $25,000. The type of car that might make you happy when you buy it, but the first trip to British Car Day will have you running with your tail between your legs. No bargain at the bid price. #49 1967 JAGUAR "CICE 4.2 Convertible. S/N 1E15836. Black/red leather. Black cloth top. Odo: 43,189 miles. Older restoration by - buffed-through paint, tired leather. Has that distinctive "I spent my life in New York City" look. Good wood. Silver Shadows of this vintage make an okay occasional driver if they've been well maintained. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $11,000. It 's too easy to make a $5,000 mistake on a Silver Shadow purchase, so always leave some room and consult a Shadow specialist. The Shadow series ran from 196677, when they were replaced with the similar Shadow II and Wraith. #82 1970 ASTON MARTIN DBS Coupe. S/N DBS55782LC. Burgundy/tan leather. Odo: 69,135 km. AM/FM cassette, A/C, crusty but - . NOT SOLD AT $18,000.

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SCM MARKET REPORT: KENSINGTON THE HAMPTONS NY the Elan was imported to the US. Bid at least $4,000 too low for an Elan in this condition, but marketplace competition with three-yearold Miatas is what holds the price at this level. GERMAN CARS #64-1957 MERCEDES-BENZ 190SL Con- that needs just a little shaping to be ready for retail sale. The owner felt it was worth more so today, no deal. #78-1987 JAGUAR XJ-SC Cabriolet. S/N SAJNV3847HC1385. Gold/fawn leather. Black vinyl top. Odo: 71,167 miles. Removable roof panels. Cracked wood, dry leather. Factory AM/FM cassette, Pirelli P4000 tires. Decent but not remarkable paint. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $7,700. An unremarkable price for an unremarkable example. The removable roof panel cars are known as "cabriolets," and were offered for two years as an alternative to the coupes and "true" convertibles. #44-1990 JAGUAR XJS Convertible. S/N SAJNW4849LC1672. White/blue leather. Blue cloth top. Odo: 618,030 miles. Cracked console wood, good paint, some chrome pitting on wire wheels. On the whole, just another used car. Cond: 3, SOLD AT $14,190. The good news about selling a car at auction is that sometimes you can get an excellent retail figure for your car because the price looks cheap in comparison with other offerings. Such is the case here. Sold at full retail. #17-1991 LOTUS ELAN 2-door Convert- ible. S/N SCCGA36B9MHF278. Red/black leather. Black cloth top. Odo: 15,696 miles. Paint bubbling from poor prep work. Some chrome has pitting, some is bubbling. Good glass and cloth top, Uniroyal Rallye tires. A true 20-footer. Rear bumper guards, no front guards. Drive and enjoy but when it comes to restoration, forgettaboutit. Cond: 4-. NOT SOLD AT $18,500. High bid should have been enough to change ownership. Many of the evident restoration sins could be fixed for a few hundreds of dollars, but poor paint prep is the painter's gifi that keeps on giving. Time will just make it worse. #42-1959 MERCEDES-BENZ 220S Ca- briolet. S/N 1980428600297. Black and silver/red leather. Black cloth top. Odo: 90,491 Actual miles. Some paint flaws and touch ups, small rust bubbles under body side molding. Original owner. These car/boats were an actual ride attraction at the New York World's Fair in the mid-'60s. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $17,000. 577 miles and rust? It could happen with these odd "ducks." Next time someone says, "It's like new, less than 1,000 miles," ask the seller if it spent time parked at a pierthis one might have. #35-1969 MERCEDES-BENZ 280SL Convertible. S/N 1130041206540. White/blue leather. Blue steel and cloth top. Odo: 46,390 and carpets redone—all that's left to do is the rest of the car. "Boss" AM/FM Cassette. Said to have been mechanically restored. A rough muffin. Cond: 5. SOLD AT $18,150. Much better cars for just $3k or $4k more than the sale price here. Is that the consignor I see running to the bank? #12-1959 MERCEDES-BENZ 1905L Convertible. S/N 121040-10-95005. Burgundy/tan leather. Black canvas top. Odo: 28.131 miles. clean, recent pie-plate sized ding in the rear. Shows other signs of use since restoration. Owned by Christie Brinkley (who helped with the auction by calling on her car) and husband, architect Peter Cook, co-chairs of The Hampton Concours. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $39,600. A market-correct price without celebrity value. A restoration done more for good looks than for absolute originality, but will make a good car for Sunday drives/occasional shows. As close as most of us will ever be to a supermodel. Or Billy Joel. #47-1967 AMPHICAR 2-Door Convert- ible. S/N 106522403. White/red and white vinyl. Black vinyl top. Odo: 577 miles. vertible. S/N 7501409. Steel gray/blue leather. Tan cloth top. Odo: 35,230 miles. Top, seats costs of old Benzes can be breathtaking, so buy the best one available. #24-1960 MERCEDES-BENZ 220S Convertible. S/N 9504366. Henna brown/tan leather. Tan cloth top. Odo: 3,368 miles. Very Route/Oz Lotus mags, Eclipse stereo. Driven just 300 miles since 1998 state inspection. Good but not great paint, top and interior. An interesting used car. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $13,500. 1991 was the first and last year August, 2001  miles. Becker AM/SW radio, older dash wood restoration now has some cracks, leather has good patina, some loose trim. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $31,900. A market-correct price. The 220S is a body style that has a bit of a love-it-orhate-it quality among collectors. Restoration miles. Becker California AM/FM radio. Weak gaskets, some overspray, dents, dings and some bump can respray. Lower chrome trim off center. Some chrome weak, cracked dash. Two tops. Automatic. Cond: 4-. NOT SOLD AT $17,500. A mediocre Mercedes. Approaching too much money for a driver, and too far away from a restoration for show use. With so many 67

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SCM MARKET REPORT: KENSINGTON THE HAMPTONS NY 01%11.11.• Aimee. #41 1986 MERCEDES BENZ 560SEC on the market, a commodity where the buyer finds the best price, condition and colors. #46 - - - 2 1972 MERCEDES BENZ 250C Coupe. S/N 11402312008395. Cream and gold/ black vinyl. Gold steel top. Odo: 52,309 miles. - - door Coupe. S/N WDBCA45D86A2600. Dark gray/gray leather. Odo: 144,762 miles. Takes $11,000 to buy. Fog lights, two-tone, no sunroof. A very nice example, but not much interest. Automatic. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $8,500. The survivor Benz coupes from the 1960s and '70s are handsome and relatively easy to maintain, however, they are not performance cars nor do they have the features, bells and whistles found in later cars. Bid was fair; a tough sale above this number #8 - 1980 MERCEDES BENZ 450SL Con- vertible. S/N WDB107044120612. Butternut/ tan leather. Odo: 4,142 miles. Becker Mexico AM/FM cassette. Some scratches from careless hard top removal and minor door dings, but otherwise an untouched original car. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $19,250. Ifyou can get past the color; you can own an extremely low-miles Benz SL that could win a show with some touch-up, or drive the heck out of it and lose less in depreciation than a new one does on the first drive off the showroom floor Well bought. #63-1984 MERCEDES-BENZ 230GE GELANDEWAGEN 2-door Wagon. S/N 46023817030843. Dark green/black and gray AM/FM cassette, whale tail. Leather still soft and supple. Very good paint. Has the look of a well-cared-for car. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $34,650. Public records search reveals that miles appear correct, and that the car was previously titled in Georgia and Pennsylvania. What sounds like a lot for a 1986 911 might just be a reasonable buy given this car 's condition. #1 - 1987 PORSCHE 924S 2 door Coupe. - S/N WP0AA0924HN4553. White/brown vinyl and cloth. Odo: 72,247 miles. Two-owner faded paint, stainless trim stained and in need of buffing. Blaupunkt AM/FM cassette. Door panel trim pulling off. Weak wood. Worn leather. Windshield glass clouding at edges. Cond: 4-. NOT SOLD AT $5,000. High ownership costs make the Q-ships a frequent auction car Most of these cars are on the third or fourth owner; and the first $5,000 repair bill will take the fun right out of a $7,000 purchase. Best to stay away from all but the excellent examples. #14 2001 FERRARI MODENA Spyder. Body by Pininfarina. SN C2241NHP. Red/ tan leather. Black cloth top. Odor 172 km. No - Sunroof, Sony AM/FM CD. Cheapo plastic dash cover hides who knows what sins. Flattened driver's seat, cracked and stained wood. Cond: 5. NOT SOLD AT $8,000. A bad Benz. If the nicest ones are worth $16,000, this one was no bargain at half the price. With high parts costs and a long list of just plain wornout components, you could lose money if someone gave you this as a gifi. #51 - 1986 PORSCHE 911 2 door Coupe. - S/N WPOAB0917GS1207. Red/black leather. Odo: 27,888 miles. Sunroof, Blaupunkt sented, but far from perfect. Euro car with popup headlights. Deep-dish Borrani 4300 wires on Michelin X VR tires. Owner wants $135,000. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $95,000. The top of the Daytona market is currently $150,000 for no-excuses coupes with books/ tools/full service history. This bid, for a Daytona in this condition, was low by perhaps $15,000. #80 - 4 - 1981 MASERATI QUATTROPORTE door Sedan. SN AM33049A001312. Light blue/saddle tan leather. Odo: 17,153 miles. Very vinyl and cloth. Odo: 70,387 miles. Clarion AM/FM cassette, Toyo Open Country radials. Lots of paint scars on top, otherwise good. Brush bar, Hella fog lights. Private import, not from importer Europa in Santa Fe (now G-wagon International). Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $22,000. Sold post-block. The G Wagon is about to get a push from Mercedes-Benz in the US, as they will now be officially importing them. Well bought for a clean, but not perfect, example. 68  car. A/C, power steering, brakes and windows. Fog lights. Minor paint flaws, interior wear indicative of miles. A worn car but not a wornout car. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $3,190. Cheap, even by 924S standards. The perfect starter Porsche for Hamptons kids. They can practice saying lines like, "Damn, I left my cell phone in the Porsche" at age 16. ITALIAN CARS #36 1973 FERRARI 365 GTB/4 - DAYTONA Coupe. SN 3656TB416519. Red/ tan. Odo: 13,463 km. Cosmetically well pre- EPA/DOT. A brand-new Euro version ready to be converted or crushed. Seller warrants a US title to new owner. Paddle shifter, Pirelli PZero tires. Worth the price of auction admission just to see the owner's representative attempting to put the top up. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $200,000. Too few US versions means a pent-up demand exists on our side of the pond. The converted Euros will always be worth less than US version cars that have extras like a warranty. Buy gray market, pay less now, lose more later JAPANESE CARS #52 1972 TOYOTA LAND CRUISER - door Truck. S/N FJ40117638. Red/black vinyl with red piping. White metal top. Odo: 18,549 miles. Restored to a standard not often seen in Land Cruisers. Repainted inside and out, fresh vinyl and carpets. No radio. Futura Dakota RVT tires. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT 2 - Sports Car Market

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• • ••••••••••••• Sall $19,800. Clean and crisp after a full restoration, despite a proliferation of Toyota stickers everywhere. Sounds like a lot of money for a 30-year-old Land Cruiser, but less than the cost of a restoration. A good buy and an interesting early SUV AMERICAN CARS #40-1932 STUTZ DV32 32-VALVE V8 4-door Sedan. S/N DV601490. Eng. #DV33198. Burgundy/gray cloth. Black vinyl top. Odo: 241 miles. Excellent paint, chrome, interior wood. MARKET REPORT: KENSINGTON THE HAMPTONS NY • flaws. Takes $65,000. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $25,000. With less than a handful of prewar cars offered, this was not the venue for a classic Stutz. The high bid only represented a ft-action of the value of this imposing car #21-1954 BUICK SKYLARK Convertible. S/N 7A1064299. Gray/red vinyl. Black vinyl 1;1w ■  t li I  , Mir Dual side mounts, external trunk, Ryan Lite headlamps, Bedford famous coach tires. In need of a professional detailing to remove the few visual AU DESIGNS INC ASTON MARTIN FERRARI PORSCHE Autosport Designs, has been a mainstay in the automotive field for over a decade. Well known for our professional and courteous service to the discriminating enthusiast, our facilities includes a large selection of vehicles on display for sale as well as a 6500 sq. ft. workshop and restoration and body shop. From start to finish, all services are provided under one roof. The autosportdesigns.com website is an up to date photo gallery of our current inventory as well as valuable information about our facility. Always feel free to call for our current inventory list and any information regarding our services. CONTACT: Tom Papadopoulos or Barry Wagner 332 SAGAMORE AVENUE • MINEOLA, NY 11501 516-248-0066 • FAX: 516-248-4422 WEBSITE: autosportdesigns.com E-MAIL: sales @ autosportdesigns.com ALWAYS SEEKING QUALITY AUTOMOBILES FOR PURCHASE Sales & Leasing (all year) Restorations Interior & exterior repairs Chassis dyno (rolling road) Carburetor & Fuel injection Machining & Fabrication Race prep & support 'qM111111■11b-AMIIIM-411111 August, 2001  ■■ 69 top. Odo: 416 miles. AGP replacement windshield. AACA Senior first 1996, Grand National 1998. A beautifully restored example and well cared for since. $40,000 in receipts, all manuals. Better than new in every way. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $70,400. The new owner bought this one to use as a beach car However without proper care, maintenance and storage, this car will plummet in value. Its brilliant presentation is what brought top dollar— otherwise, it just another used ragtop. #45-1954 BUICK SKYLARK Convertible. S/N 7A1088827. Red/red and white leather. White top. Odo: 10,781 miles. Power windows, brakes, wire wheels. An older restoration, some small paint chips, light fading, peeling decals. Because two of these rare cars showed up at the same auction, this "lesser" car suffered in comparison. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $37,500. A decent bid, but the first number would have to be a "4" to realistically expect it to sell. 1954 was the second year of production for the convertible Skylark. #54-1956 FORD THUNDERBIRD 2-door Convertible. S/N FGH255491. Purple/white vinyl. White vinyl top. Odo: 50,605 miles. Two tops, power steering, seat and windows. AM/ FM cassette. Dirty under-hood, still good for a shine and show, but no national winner here. No one's #1 color choice in a two-seat 'Bird. Data plate says it was a special order color. $35,000 reserve. Cond: 4+. NOT SOLD AT

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SCM MARKET REPORT: KENSINGTON THE HAMPTONS NY $21,000. Where was the performer now known again as Prince when you needed him? Collectors of T-Birds like the oddities, but this color combination is a little tough on the eyes for most. Still, worth more than the high bid. #16 - 1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD Con- vertible. S/N D7FM152900. Gray/white vinyl. Black cloth top. Odo: 98,706 miles. Power windows, steering, wind wings. Town & Country radio. Senior Car Classic Thunderbird Club. Fully detailed under-hood, including correct stamps and codes. "Three miles since restoration." Automatic. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $26,500. A handsome and correct two-seater 'Bird. Bid was a little light for a show car, perhaps $10k off the mark. Conservative color is the antithesis of what many are looking for in a "nifty fifties" cruiser #48 - 1957 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Convertible. S/N E57S105918. White with silver coves/orange vinyl. White vinyl top. with split seat seams and red carpets faded to blonde. Plenty of paint chips, many repaired with incorrect color touch-up sticks. AM radio and heater, no further options. Automatic. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $5,720. The buy of the weekend. Take it home, throw in a set of $200 off-the-shelf carpets, drive it for a month with a "For Sale, $8,900" sign and clear a quick $3k. Let the next guy do a full resto where he can lose $10k after spending $20k on it. #53 - 1965 FORD MUSTANG CONVERT- IBLE. S/N 5F08C732875. Blue/blue and white. White vinyl top. Odo: 8,843 miles. Automatic. 289 c.i., AM/FM cassette, wire wheel hub- Odo: 56,639 miles. Recent restoration. Some discoloration of driver's seat vinyl, dash area is still partly unrestored. Numbers matching, dual quads, 4-speed. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $59,400. More than all the money for a very nice, but by no means perfect, example. With no Bloomington or NCRS background displayed, the seller could not expect any more than this. #58 - 1961 PANTHER STANDARD Roadster. S/N 108117427. Red/black cloth. Blacktop. Odo: 19,802 miles. Made in Bedford, James G. Murphy Kenmore, WA May 18-19, 2001 Auctioneer: Joe Parypa Number of automotive lots: 31 Number of automotive lots sold: 31 Sale rate: 100% Sale total: $1,427,625 caps, pony interior, "wood" wheel. No rot evident. Some chrome pitted, but a decent beach car. 1966 style (horizontal slat) grille. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $11,000. 1965 and '66 Mustangs are an auction mainstay—it's a rare auction that does not have a few. Mustang buyers buy color; they buy condition, they buy options, or they buy price. The big-money cars have a good combination of the first three. #15 - 1967 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Coupe. S/N 194677S101171. Red/red vinyl. 427 c.i., 4-speed. Power windows, Tr-Power, High: Lot #26, 2001 Porsche 911 Turbo coupe sold for $142,800, including premium Buyer's premium on sold lots included: 5% Report by Terry Parkhurst Market opinions in italics by Keith Martin 1111 he local print and television media called it simply "the em- bezzlement auction." The auction was conducted by the James G. Murphy Company of Kenmore, Washington at their New York. 1,200 lbs., Buick motor (originally BMW 507 motor), has original BMW transmission. Top speed 130 mph. Original list price $4,250. Corvette windscreen. Lots of SCCA race history. Fiberglass body. Race prepped by BRM Motors. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $30,000. To be sold with both motors. $80,000 reserve. A real find from back in the days when sports cars were popping up like wildflowers 70  side pipes, color change from original maroon, but a high-quality repaint. Michelin X4 radials. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $37,000. 1967 was the only year the 435-hp motor was offered in the mid-year (C2) Corvette. If this is a true numbers-matching car; the bid was low by $ 10k, even with the color change. #67 - 1970 CADILLAC DE VILLE Convertible. S/N F0130353. Dark brown/tan leather. facility, on behalf of the King County Sheriffs Department, and was made up entirely of vehicles bought by Rosemary and Jerry Heinen. The Heinens allegedly embezzled $3.7 million from Mrs. Heinen's employer, Starbucks. Since this auction went so well, the rumor was that criminal charges pending against the Heinens might be dropped. The Heinens' attorney asserted that Rosemary Heinen has a mental illness that compels her to buy things (under normal circumstances, we just call that being a good consumer). That might be true, and she and her husband might be criminals, but they seemed to have pretty good and eclectic taste. The cars and motorcycles were just a small portion of 489 items to be sold, ranging from real estate to a fish-filleting knife. Sports Car Market Tan vinyl top. Odo: 25,074 miles. AM/FM Cadillac 8-track, climate control air conditioning, power everything. Complete with Village of Southampton Beach parking permit, effectively doubling the value of the car. No sale on the block, was reported sold after the auction ended. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $5,500. A reasonable sale price for a decent car from a forgettable year for Cadillac. 'Nuff said. in the spring. Looks like a Devon, but is not. Value? Half way between the bid and the reserve sounds about right. #29 - 1965 FORD MUSTANG Convertible. S/N 5F08D158655. Red/red vinyl. White vinyl top. Odo: 57,999 miles. Worn-out interior

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PALM SPRINGS SATURDAY and SUNDAY Nrirl =1ky, 1:1  Keith Mc Corrnick presents the 31th Collector Car Auction 117th & 18th, 2001. AUCTION OF 350 ANTIQUE, CLASSIC, SPORTS, AND SPECIAL INTEREST AUTOS AT THE PALM SPRINGS CONVENTION CENTER 277 N. AVENIDA CABALLEROS, PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, U.S.A. LAST SALE WAS 72% SOLD OF ALL CARS ENTERED The McCormick Family is once again organizing this auction in their usual friendly and courteous manner. Ask for Keith or Desley to answer your questions. 111111ERMINIIII  11 Sponsored by The Oatationol 104.7 fm THE OLDIES STATION LOCAL HOST HOTELS: We recommend The New Comfort Inn Tel. (760) 778-3699 at $99 per night or The Desert Lodge Hotel at $79 per night (760) 325-1356 or Palm Springs Hilton at $149 per night (760) 320-6868 1-800-522-6900 PHONE FOR CONSIGNMENT NUMBERS. ASK FOR ENTRY FORMS, BIDDER APPLICATIONS, AND GET ON OUR MAILING LIST. .NOW! (760)-320-3290 RESERVE YOUR POSITION NOW! Sponsored by Statton 104.7 fm THE OLDIES STATION ENTRY FEES: SATURDAY AND SUNDAY $250. Add $100 for inside display - only space for 40 cars inside. No numbers will be reserved without consignment fee being paid in full in advance. VISA, MasterCard and American Express are accepted. Positions will be filled on first-come first-served basis. To reserve the position you desire, send your check covering the entry fee or phone in your credit card number. You may specify the cars you're entering at a later date. Entry fees are REFUNDABLE less $25 handling fee if you notify us in writing 14 days prior to the auction. Color photographs may be included in our exclusive color brochure. We strictly limit the number of positions available in this two-day event of 350 cars. COMMISSION STRUCTURE: FLAT 5% OF SALES PRICE (One of the lowest in the business). WE SOLD OUT OF LOT NUMBERS PREVIOUS SALE SO BOOK EARLY. PALM SPRINGS AUCTIONS, INC. 602 E. SUNNY DUNES ROAD  PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA 92264 U.S.A. ( 7 6 0 ) -320-3290 Web Site - http://www.classic-carauction.com State License C- 1798

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Sala MARKET REPORT: JAMES G. MURPHY KENMORE WA All the cars and motorcycles were offered at no reserve, with a five-percent buyer's commission. Approximately one thousand bidders had been registered by Thursday, May 17th, and thousands more lookey-loos came to James G. Murphy's facility just to watch a bit of auction history. The fact that some bidders were new to the auction process was underscored when a 1991 Corvette had to be rerun because the "registered bidder" failed to realize he needed to post $1,000 that same day to ensure the sale. Nonetheless, auctioneer Joe Parypa, assisted by Tim Murphy and Tim's father, James G. Murphy, did an outstanding job conducting this auction, which was the seventh auction they had conducted in seven consecutive days. All the vehicles were sold in about two hours.—T.R ENGLISH CARS #24 1997 ASTON MARTEN DB7 Con- vertible. S/N SCFAA4127VK2012. Burgundy/white with burgundy piping. White top. Mileage appeared reset at restoration. Panel fit generally good, with no major rust visible. Padded top looked good. Car seemed well cared-for. Good chrome, bumpers not sprung. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $20,475. Another strong price for the generally unloved Model A. #36 - 1940 FORD DELUXE 4 door Sedan. - Fit and finish appeared good enough to believe car had been garaged and pampered. Top in good original condition. All power options, including seats. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $99,750. A decent price for a late-model Aston. They are a great ride, but will never have the panache or value of the earlier 4/5/6 series. GERMAN CARS #25 2000 MERCEDES BENZ S500 4 door Sedan. SN WDBNG75J3077722. Blue/ - - - this car really was like new. 2-liter VTEC engine has 9,000 rpm redline. Cruise control, CD player. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $34,650. Retail money, but at least you didn't have to get put on a waiting list. These are superb machines but, like so many Japanese cars, lack soul. Maybe they could make them not start in the rain or something, so gearheads could love them. blue. Odo: 2,410 miles. Interesting options include sunroof, GPS navigation system, and 20inch factory chrome alloy wheels. Miles on odometer seem to have been easy ones. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $85,800. No great bargain here. #26 - AMERICAN CARS #34 1914 FORD MODEL T 4 door Tourer. S/N 540044. Black/black. Ruckstell 2 speed - - - 2001 PORSCHE 911 TURBO Coupe, S/N WP0AB29921S6853. Black/black. Odo: 1,319 miles. 415 horsepower, navigation device, sunroof, all power options. Murphy personnel started the car during Thursday's preview and the engine sounded strong. Chrome alloy wheels had no curb chips. Little-used and ready to roll. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $142,800. Full-retail pop. Maybe local car 72  Offenhauser 4-barrel intake manifold. Interior looked redone, with black Naugahyde pleats in center and red outer areas. Modem Pioneer radio. Running boards may need replacement. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $15,225. The buyer got a lot of nifty pieces to either use on another car or to make this a very mean '40 Ford four-door #37 1940 PACKARD 110 Coupe. S/N C61287H. Black/black and gray. Odo: 91,107 miles. Restoration looked to be about - Odo: 1,600 miles. Part of a matching pair. The other one went for $500 less. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $11,550. A small bargain here, one of the few at the auction. #15 2001 HONDA S2000 Convertible. S/N JHMAP114YT00808. Dark silver/black. Black top. Odo: 52 miles. With just 52 miles, - S/N 185793777. Red/red and black. Flathead V8 with Edelbrock aluminum cylinder heads, rear end and Rocky Mountain brakes. Reportedly only 36 miles since restoration. Looked well cared-for. Brass and general patina good. Car drove well with no oil blow-by evident. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $17,325. Huge money for a four-door T Maybe it was something in the water—or the Starbucks coffee. #35-1931 FORD MODEL A 2-door Sedan. S/N A1742. Blue/gray. Odo: 3,820 miles. dealers should start paying the Heinens to embezzle their inventory, so it could be recovered and auctioned off at retail. A strange marketing technique but, if it works, hey. JAPANESE CARS #27 1999 HONDA GOLD WING Motorcycle. S/N 1HFSC2236XA1018. Green/black. - ten years old. Interior was in good shape, but the car could use some freshening up. Chrome bumpers okay, not sprung. All trim present and in good shape. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $14,700. The glory days of Packard were long Market Reports continued on page 89 Sports Car Market

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The Appraiser's Corner Excerpts from Actual Appraisals by Lance Coren 1934 Bentley 3.5-Litre Park Ward DHC Odometer: 102,459 miles Exterior color: Burgundy over black Interior color: Tan Equipment: 3.5-liter 6-cylinder engine, 4-speed manual transmission, leather interior, Wilton carpeting, Dunlop painted wire road wheels with Goodyear Deluxe All Weather 5.25/5.50-18 front tires, Michelin 5.25/5.50-18 right rear tire and Dunlop 5.50-18 left rear tire. Condition: Using the traditional rating system of 1 to 6 (1, perfect; 2, very good; 3, good/average; 4, fair; 5, poor, 6, parts only), this vehicle is deemed to be a good, original #3 car. Exterior: The left side of the front bumper and the left front fender are damaged from a light impact or shunt. Many portions of body panels have dents, dings, scratches and cracking paint. The left and right rear trafficators have been blocked off with painted plates. Average to good condition. Interior: Good condition. Only slightly dirty without other exceptions. Trunk compartment: Good overall, with normal wear patterns on center mat. Slight water stains on left and right sides. Engine compartment: Good overall, small oil leaks from valve cover and oil pan gasket. No evidence of blowby residue on engine or compartment. Undercarriage: Inspection showed normal road grime residue on suspension and floor pans. Front lower crossmember shows signs of having bottomed-out in the past. Front lower engine deflector and extension are missing. Mechanics: Good condition. The vehicle runs and drives, with the brake system working only adequately. Brake system requires rebuild. History: Mid-`30s Bentley dropheads with Park Ward coachwork are fairly common. The 3.5-liter straight 6-cylinder engine and manual gearbox propelled the vehicle to speeds in excess of 95 mph. The model was enjoyed by a number of upper-middle class enthusiasts for many years in both England and Europe. This particular vehicle was donated to a children's charity by Arnold Schwarzenegger after sitting unused for a year. Overall, this particular vehicle is just a decent used car that doesn't appear to have lived either a pampered life or a charmed one. Base value of this vehicle: $38,000 Celebrity ownership of this vehicle: $3,500 Appraised value: $41,500 SCM welcomes appraisals by other appraisers. Portions of appraisals presented here may be modified for editorial purposes and privacy purposes. Please send appraisals to "Appraiser's Corner" 6833 SE Pine Ct., Portland, OR 97215. All submissions subject to editing. August, 2001  Mitch Silver Since our firm was founded in 1979, Silver Auctions has had one simple goal: to be the best collector car auction company in the business. We now produce auctions throughout the Western United States and Canada. Our annual Hot August Nights extravaganza in Reno and our January auction in Fountain Hills, Arizona are widely recognized as being among the nation's premier collector car events. Our auctions have earned a reputation as being a fair and honest place to sell or buy a car. We're proud of our track record. When you're making the decision to buy or sell a collector car, we'd like you to think of Silver Auctions first. CALENDAR OF EVENTS Reno, Nevada  Hot August Nights  Spokane, Washington  Sun Valley, Idaho  Laughlin, Nevada  Kelowna, BC, Canada  August 2 - 5, 2001 750 Cars Reno-Sparks Convention Center August 18, 2001 100 Cars Silver Auditorium September 1 - 2, 2001 250 Cars Sun Valley Lodge September 8, 2001 125 Cars Weekend of Wheels September 9, 2001 100 Cars City Park, downtown Lakeside in conj. with Field of Dreams Portland, Oregon  Las Vegas, Nevada  September 29, 2001 125 cars Portland Expo Center October 5-6, 2001 100 cars Downtown Henderson in conjunction with SuperRun 2001 Fountain Hills, Arizona January 11-14, 2002 Over 500 cars Fort McDonald Casino Fax list of Cars For Sale available one week prior to each auction. Contact Silver Auctions to sponsor an auction in your city. Additional auctions are added often. SILVER COLLECTOR CAR AUCTIONS 1-800-255-4485 2020 N MONROE, SPOKANE, WA 99205 wvvw.silverauctions.com LIN • 73 :• t'aV1 ' COLLECTOR CAR AUCTIONS 1-800-255-4485

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You Write, We Read continued from page 14 Dear SCM: Patrick Costello's tirade in the June issue regarding soulless Miatas devaluing socalled lesser classics started me thinking about the personalities of our own sports cars. Chronologically, our 1993 Miata LE comes first. It has no name; however, it does have personality. I would agree there is little soul. Personality, mixed with character, leads to soul later in life. In 20 years, I think the Miata will have a soul. Positively reeking of character, personality, etc. is our 1967V2 Datsun 1600 Roadster. This car, despite its age and originality, never fails to start, stop or turn. In that way, it mimics the Miata. However, it does things to stir your soul that the Miata cannot. The exhaust burble and the Hitachi carbs ingesting air are sensations not duplicated by simply bolting a K&N cone filter and Ansa exhaust to your Miata. Personality, character and soul are all things that have to be earned, and do not necessarily make one car better than another. I can make an argument that Heimlich, our 1985 BMW 535i, is a better car than Max, our 1972 BMW Bavaria. I can just as easily take the opposing stance. back to look at it, I noticed seepage around three corners of the front and back windows. I looked at the pans and they looked solid, yet I know this leakage often causes rust internally where it can not be seen. Seeing as this will be my first car, is it worth it, and is there any way to detect rust in those hard to see areas?—Sean R., via e-mail Jim Schrager responds: The issue of rust on the car you are looking at can be very serious. My advice is to have someone very knowledgeable look at this car. Rust in the structure of a 912 can come from anywhere and grow to anywhere. The fact that it has had new pans means it has been rusty already. I would proceed with caution. As an aside, the Fuchs alloys are a nice upgrade, but most of us do not believe the Webers are. In many cases the cars run very poorly with Weber carbs. The Miata is a better car, but the Datsun is a better car. If you know what I mean.—Jonathan Bush, Larkspur, CA Dear SCM: I have been looking for a Porsche 912. I have done my research on problem areas with these cars. I am currently looking at one that has replaced pans and newer white paint over the original brown. It runs and drives just fine with the common upgraded Webers and Fuchs alloy wheels. The asking price is $4,250, but when I went Dear SCM: The report on the Type 35B Bugatti, chassis no. 4845, (May 2001, page 38) that sold post-auction at the March 2001 Amelia Island event, gave a rather misleading account of its history, which might give lesser informed readers the impression that there were doubts over the car's provenance or authenticity. While chassis 4845 has no known or recorded pre-war competition history, it has the earliest supercharged "Targa" engine number (114T) and therefore was, in all probability, raced by the factory prior to delivery to the Paris showroom in June of 1927. Numerous Bugatti specialists have examined this car quite carefully, including myself, and while I cannot point to a period photo of the car with Louis Chiron or Meo Costantini, there is no question that this is a "pukka" Type 35B, one of the most desirable of the GP Bugattis. I also had the pleasure of racing against it (again) last weekend in Virginia at the restored VIR in the hands of its new owner, and it is definitely ready for more vintage racing.—Sandy Leith, American Bugatti Registrar, American Bugatti Club David Sewell when it was owned by Jeffrey Pattinson, late of Coys of Kensington. The car was imported into the US in the mid-tolate 1950s from Belgium by Lyman Geenlee, an early collector and restorer of Bugatti automobiles, 10 to 15 years before the unfortunate replication process began to poison the Bugatti world. Errata In the June issue, SCM accidentally identified Lot #60 (1961 Chrysler 300-G) and Lot #181 (1962 Chrysler 300-H) of the Spectrum auction (page 58) as Chevrolets. Also, contrary to reporter Brownell's assertion, 4845 appears in the 1962 Bugatti Register and Data Book by the late Hugh Conway, the 1973 Bugatti Owners Club Register (also by Conway, in the Club magazine Bugantics) and in the 1989 British Bugatti Register by The 1974-75 Porsche European Carreras were improperly called "Carrera RSs" in the June issue (page 65). The correct but confusing name for these cars is simply "Carreras," even though the European cars had the 1973 Carrera RS engine while the American cars had the entirely different US-spec engine. Thanks to Scotty Boses of Hollywood Picture Cars for pointing out that Paul Newman drove a Porsche 356 in "Harper," not "The Hustler" as was stated on page 64 of the June issue. • J el" BEST BANG & co. SPORTS CAR FINANCING 7.99%* 4-12 YEARTERMS ANTIQUE • CLASSIC • MUSCLE • EXOTIC • ROD • SPORT PURCHASE • REFINANCING • PREQUALIFY FOR AUCTION APPLY NOW BY PHONE OR FAX - OPEN 6 DAYS 1-800-USA-1965 FREE 10 MINUTE LOAN APPROVAL Fax 1-508-945-6006. Apply at www.jjbest.com/index.cfm?id=1212 *7.99% APR fixed rate on $100,000, 10yrs with payment of $1266.21 monthly. Simple interest, no pre-payment penalty. Rate in ad correct at time going to press, all loans fixed rate. Corporate loans available. DEALER INQUIRIES WELCOME. 74  Sports Car Market

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CI 11.11 Legal Files  One Righteous Cobra by Alexander Leventhal ustody battles are always messy, but this one, over alonglost Shelby Daytona Coupe, is spectacular. The Cobra in question is CSX 2287. This is the actual car that beat Ferrari at Daytona in 1964, won the 1965 World Manufacturers Championship for GT cars at Le Mans, set 23 international and national land speed records and became the legendary "Missing Daytona" of SAAC fame. After CSX 2287 was just a tired old race car, Carroll Shelby sold it to Jim Russell in 1966 for $4,500, and Russell, in turn, sold it to record-producer Phil Spector for somewhere in the neighborhood of $12,500. Spector supposedly sold the car to his bodyguard, George Brand, in 1971. Brand subsequently gifted the Shelby to his daughter, Donna O'Hara, who stored it for nearly 25 years. Spector, in fact, still claims he owns the car and never sold it to Brand, but this claim seems tenuous at best as a result of the fact that O'Hara has an early eighties "pink slip." In October, 2000, O'Hara, who had severe emotional problems, set herself and her two pet rabbits afire. She, however, died intestate (without a will). A month later, her mother sold the Cobra to a rare car dealer for $3m, who immediately sold it to a noted Philadelphia neurosurgeon and SCM subscriber for upwards of $3.75m. So far, excluding O'Hara's suicide, this sounds like a pretty straightforward transaction. It would have been uncomplicated, too, if there had not been a question as to whether Donna's mother actually owned the Cobra when she sold it to the surgeon. This is where Kurt Goss, Donna O'Hara's childhood friend, enters the story. Goss asserts that O'Hara gave him the Cobra in the weeks before her death, making him the rightful owner, according to a civil lawsuit filed in the Superior Court of Orange County, California. He also claims that O'Hara filled out a California State DMV form transferring title to him, although he says neither he nor she ever filed it with the DMV. Goss also claims that O'Hara gave him keys to the storage shed where the Cobra was rotting at the same time. O'Hara's cousin, however, claims the form was found after O'Hara's death by relatives— it was blank at that time—and that Goss somehow came into possession of it. Goss claims that as a result of the gift, he owned the car from that point forward and title never passed to Ms. O'Hara's mother as a result of her daughter's death. Therefore, August, 2001  O'Hara's mother had no saleable interest in the vehicle when she sold it. A determination needs to be made as to whether O'Hara "gave" the car to Goss in a way that was legally sufficient to make him the owner of the vehicle, so that it would not pass to O'Hara's mother upon her death. This question is more than just whether or not Ms. O'Hara "gave" (in laymen's terms) the car to Goss. The first issue here is that, even if Ms. O'Hara meant to give Goss the Cobra (had the requisite donative intent) this does not necessarily mean the gift of the Cobra actually took Every first year law student reads In Re Cohen, a case that establishes the rules of constructive delivery. In Cohen, a handwritten note was held sufficient to convey a gift of stock, since the stock certificates were in a safety deposit box and could not at the time of the gift be "actually" delivered. To prevail in his action, Goss will need to prove by a preponderance of the evidence that he had taken "constructive" possession of the Cobra, as well as prove donative intent. Goss claims that he did indeed take constructive possession of the Cobra when O'Hara gave him a key to the storage shed where the car was kept. Even if he makes it this far in his case, this is a tough argument, although not unwinnable. RM sold sister car S/N CSX 2300 for $4.4m at Monterey place in a manner sufficient for legal ownership to pass to Goss. The DMV form, if it can be authenticated, can be used by Goss at least to attempt to establish donative intent. It is unlikely it can be used to raise a presumption that the title transferred to Goss, however, since it appears it was never completely filled out or filed. In order for ownership of a chattel (in this case, the Cobra) to legally pass from the donor (giver) to the donee (receiver) as the result of an inter vivos gift, three things are required: 1. The intention to make the gift (donative intent). 2. Actual or constructive delivery. 3. Acceptance. In this particular case, acceptance is stipulated, as the acceptor is the plaintiff. With acceptance out of the way, Goss first has to prove donative intent. The DMV form and keys may help him here, but ultimately it will come down to whose story the trier of fact (a judge or jury) believes. Even if Goss manages to prove donative intent, however, he still may not win his case, as he will also have to prove delivery. As it is undisputed that the Cobra remained in the same storage facility after the gift was allegedly made to Goss, Goss cannot claim that "actual" delivery was made. This does not close the matter, though, as "actual" delivery is not required for a gift to be valid. Instead, "symbolic" or "constructive" delivery is sufficient. Another classic law school case, Newman v. Bost, held that a donor merely handing over a key ring and telling the donee that she was entitled to the chattels to which the key would provide access is not enough to constitute constructive delivery. Therefore, a valid gift did not take place. Of course, other cases have gone the other way. There is no "black letter" law that requires one determination or another. Goss will have a tough time proving delivery, particularly as he made no arrangements to take actual possession of the vehicle until after the death of O'Hara. Furthermore, even if Goss manages to prove that the title of the Cobra passed to him via gift, it is unlikely he could actually get the car back (specific performance), and he may or may not be able to satisfy a cash judgment in full from O'Hara's mother, who has already given one million dollars of the sale price to charity and family. If Goss could get the car back, the current owner would have a cause of action against the broker and/or the mother for the purchase price, and.. .well, it goes downhill from there. In hindsight, I'm sure that Goss wishes that the moment he got the keys from O'Hara (if in fact his story is true), he had gone directly to the storage unit and taken physical possession of the car. And if there is any lesson to be learned from this twisted tale, it is that when you come across that special, oncein-a-lifetime deal, take possession of the car immediately, and let the other chips fall where they may. Alex Leventhal is a car collector and attorney in New York. His comments are general in nature, and are not a substitute for a consultation with an attorney.• 75

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The Monthly Digest of Magnificent Motor Cars AC • Aston Martin • Austin-Healey • Bentley • Rolls-Royce • Jaguar • Lotus • MG • Triumph Z 7 1957 MGA 1500 Roadster Chassis number: HDT3350301 A successful outing for three EX182 pre-production prototypes at the Le Mans 24 Hours race in 1955 provided perfect pre-launch publicity for MG's new sports car. Conceived as a replacement for the traditional T-Series MGs and launched in 1955, the MGA combined a rigid chassis with the Austin-designed, 1489-cc engine that had first appeared in the ZA Magnette. With over 100,000 produced, the MGA was perhaps the most popular sports car of its time. Its curving lines, with long front fenders and short rear fenders, echoed the Jaguar XK 120. The overhead-valve B Series unit produced 68 bhp (later 72 bhp) at 5,500 rpm on twin SU carburetors. Running gear was based on that of the TF, with independent coil spring/wishbone front suspension and a leaf-sprung live rear axle. Clad in a stylish aerodynamic body and capable of topping 95 miles per hour, the MGA proved an instant hit, selling 13,000 units in its first full year of production. Finished in red with re-trimmed black leather interior, this left-hand drive MGA 1500 sports new chromed wire wheels and is said to drive well. The car is believed to have been restored at some time and is described by its owner as in "good" condition throughout. It carries current Swiss road registration papers. Years produced  This example sold for $ 10,248, including buyer's premium, at Bonhams & Brooks 's Geneva sale on March 5, 2001, a more-than-fair price for a car certified as roadworthy by the Swiss government. In fact, with the marque now being reborn, it may turn out to be a bargain. The familiar Morris Garages initials in the beloved octagon were back at Le Mans this year performing respectably and recalling the MGA that made its debut there 46 years prior In 1951, Syd Enever, MG 's chief designer; fitted an aerodynamic body to George Phillips's TD for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The car sat high on Number produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine #  Club  Web site  E-mail  synonymous with British sports cars, and a slightly hotter cam. Complementing its smooth curves, the MGA was almost devoid of chrome, aside from the neat grille. The car had no external door handles, and even the trunk had no outside handle, being released by a pull handle behind the driver 's seat. Plate riveted to heater shelf in engine compartment Plate riveted to left side of engine block The cockpit was nicely finished, with a folding soft top that tucked neatly under the rear shroud behind the seats, covered by a vinyl envelope for the separate side curtains. Leather-upholstered seats were comfortable for the period, with the dash, door panels and cockpit surround covered in matching vinyl. The dash held a full set of gauges, with the horn button idiosyncratically inset in the radio speaker grille at the center of the dashboard. The MGA 1500 is a very pleasant car to drive. Both in period reports and from current experience, its handling is as good as any car produced in the '50s. Others may have been quicker or faster, but the MGA is perfectly comfortable in freeway traffic. MGA 1500 1956-59; all MGAs 1956-63 MGA 1500 58,750; all MGAs 101,181 $2,620 $13,500-$16,500 $400 $25 North American MGA Register, George Merryweather, 15 Cimarron Trail, Lucas, Texas 75062, 972-429-6079 www.namgar.com namgar.registrar@airmail.net Alternatives .. Triumph TR3, Sunbeam Alpine its TD frame, but was unmistakably attractive. Its l'nes were adapted to a lower prototype on a modified frame proposed to BMC chairman Leonard Lord in 1952. Unfortunately, Lord was about to sign a contract to produce the new Austin-Healey 100 and didn't want another BMC sports car competing with the Healey. The MGA design was shelved, and MG soldiered on with the square-rigged MG-TF. In early 1955, the design was revived and three pre-production cars were built for Le Mans. Even in near-production form, these cars proved they could make close to 100 mph. By October the first MGAs were introduced at motor shows in Frankfurt and London. These first MGAs were fitted with a slightly upgraded version of the pushrod 1489-cc BMC B-series engine first used on the MG Magnette in 1953. The MGA version had the requisite two SU carburetors that were 76  The 1500 was replaced in 1959 by the MGA 1600. It was nearly identical to the earlier car except for the slight increase in engine capacity and horsepower, the addition of front disc brakes and a subtle change in taillights. From 1958 to 1960, MG also produced the twin-cam engine, which offered better performance at the expense of dependability. From 1960, a "De Luxe" version of the 1600 was offered, equipped with the four-wheel disc brakes and racing wheels of the twin-cam car In 1961, the 1600 engine was upgraded to 1622 cc, offered in the MGA Mark II. When buying any MGA, make sure the body is in very good shape, with little or no rust. Mechanical repairs are easy and parts are readily available. There is little difference in desirability between the 1500 and 1600 models, though prices of all MGAs are starting to creep up. With its lovely lines, great handling, comfortable interior and good performance, the MGA is finally getting the attention it deserves. At $10,248, this car was a bargain.—Gary Anderson (Historic data and photo courtesy of auction company)• Sports Car Market Market Review Buyer's Guide

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118 1S • ASTON MARTIN / LAGONDA 52 DB2 DROPHEAD, rhd, all #'s match, Vantage engine, rare and absolutely beautiful, maroon wilt tan leather $85,000 offer. Lawrence, 415-693-6033 work. 415-3081546 message. CA 55 DB214 MK I COUPE, body and chassis restored, rolling now, suspension, brakes, steering & wheels all completed, beautiful Dover green paint, fantastic quality on a partial restoration, the car now needs engine rebuild, int trim and final assembly $12,850 call for info. Dlrs, 617-783-1800. MA 60 DB4 COUPE, burgundy/black, excellent original CA car, no rust from new, all new brakes, runs and drives superbly $74,500. 310-657-9699. FAX 310-6579698 CA 66 DB6 COUPE, new red paint w/new tan leather int incld headliner, lhd, #'s match, factory a/c, chrome ww, new clutch, pw windows, recent service $72,500. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510-6539754 CA 67 DB6, maroon/blk, auto, lhd, nice car $52,500. 214-351-0218. FAX 214-3510219 TX 67 DB6 VANTAGE, triple Webers, factory air, pw windows, alloy body, restored by Kevin Kaye, light metallic green, exceptional automobile $85,000. 505-989-9289. NM 69 DBS VANTAGE, green w/tan leather, lovely original car, rare Vantage model w/ 325 Bhp engine, 5-spd ZF trans, 124,000 km, ww, impeccable mechanics, 1 of 787 DBSs built, super clean in and out $42,500. 310-657-9699. FAX 310-657-9698 CA 70 DBS, 6-cyl, maroon, chrome ww, rare 5spd, mint condition throughout, show quality $33,000. 631-878-2911. NY AUSTIN HEALEY - 55 100 4 BN 1, disassembled and chassis - - rusty, std end, trans with o/d and suspension restored, Healey blue lacquer ext, seats are blue w/grey piping, blue carpet ar and Armacord as orig, blue top and tonneau, stainless steel spoke wheels, tool/ bag, side curtains & more $32,500. 510787-2106. CA 56 100M BN2, factory built, excellent condition $47,500. 719-632-5186. CO 56 100M, British Heritage, Meade 100M Registry, factory LeMans, Kovacs Fourintune, 100% Gold level 2000 restoration, very original, untouched 45K mi 100M, red/blk leather, red piping, Derrington wood wheel, orig tool kit, books, records, lots invested $53,000 OBO. 913-915-6789. KS 60 3000 MK I, one of the finest Healey's in existence, a concours car with only 14K orig mi, fully documented and a proven winner at many events, special equipped and modified by Donald Healey for its orig owner $44,950. Hyman Ltd., 3 14-5246000. MO 61 MK I BT7, recently restored, fresh paint, red w/blk coves, red ml, soft top tonneau cover and red hardtop, flawless mechanically $31,000 OBO. 716-370-9492. NY 63 Mini 850 Super Deluxe, almond green, 69K orig mi, 1 owner until '95, extensive maintenance history, #'s match, British Heritage certificate, used as a daily driver since new and in excellent condition, drive anywhere 86,900. 404-406-2422. GA 63 3000 MK II, convertible, absolutely stunning, high quality professional resto w/production rec cert authenticating originality $46,500. Almeida's Classic Cars, 209-667-7828. CA 65 3000, restored, red $40,000. 800-5276998. WA 66 MK III, incredible 25K miles, original 1 owner car, red w/blk interior $35,000. Paul Lane, 203-377-6745. CT 67 3000 MK III, full profes restoration in '99, flawless in and out, blue/white w/drk blue int, restored to the highest quality possible $37,000. 716-370-9492. NY 59/60, 3000 Sebring version factory race opping entre ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Regular classified only $15 per month. car, used in club events only, never seriously campaigned, a Dec 1959 build date, 1 of only 5 built, 21K mi from new, used mainly on street from 60's to 70's, factory hardtop, outside filler 40 gallon tank, o/d delete $135,000. 610-584-8800. FAX 610-584-8872 PA BENTLEY 374-1/4 DERBY DHC, cream/garnet, garnet hides, extremely rare, Vanden Plas coachbuilt alloy body, frame-off restoration, show winner, 4-spd, wire wheels, driving lights, spotlights, trafficators, tach, clock, tool kit and much more, immaculate, call for more details $94,950. 770-971-0404. GA 57 SILVER CLOUD, 6-cylinder, excellent condition $20,000. 315-769-7690. NY JAGUAR 48 MARK IV DHC,3-1/2 liter, professional restoration, blk/maroon ext, maroon leather int, tan 3-position soft top, tool kit, good driver $65,000 firm. 203-637-5666. CT 49 XK 120, alloy-bodied roadster, very original, never rusty or wrecked, always in CA, 3 owners $60,000. 510-433-0770. CA 53 XK 120 ROADSTER, excellent condition, steel wheels w/spats, recent mechanical overhaul $34,500. Paul Lane, 203-3776745. CT 54 ROADSTER, older restoration, runs excellent, #'s match, CA car, Borrani wires, vinyl upholstery $34,000. 805-5442277. CA 55 XI( 140M, frame-off restoration, all new chrome, wiring, interior, Olde English white/maroon interior, black cloth top $45,000 Pictures. www.GES1.com / Dan, 315-789-4575. NY 55 140 ROADSTER, frameoff restoration, red/tan, chrome wires, 4's match, well detailed, side curtains $47,500. PA Motor Sport, 610-666-1966. PA 56 XIC 140 ROADSTER, 850 Fiero Lane, San Luis Obispo CA 93401 (800) 444-5247 www.xks.com Comprehensive jaguar Inventory _7  1K3 UNE; IMITEL to —/—*—_7 —7 Engine • Brakes • Cooling • Exhaust • Filters Transmission • Electronics • Interior Kits Sheet Metal • Glass • Manuals & Books Clothing • Collectibles • Gift Items • Original jaguar Parts • Aftermarket Parts • Performance Parts • Over-Night Delivery World-Class Jaguar Catalog 1947 to Current Complete Restoration EL Service Jaguar A Specialty er 4..14 COBRA /ID =  August, 2001 TRIUMPH 444.1C0' Orgall Post-War Sports Cars The Theme Fully staffed, fully prepared to restore to the highest standard — or just a "freshen-up." Competition vintage race cars, daily drivers & concours show level — Nils Unlimited has the background and expertise to meet any needs. blk, steel wheels, spats, close ratio box, 4's match, body vgc, paint good no rust, chrome and mech excellent $30,000. 201-445-6942 messages. NJ 57 140MC, superb frame-off restoration, red, soft blk leather int, camel canvas top, chrome ww, #s match, original manual, perfect in every way, must see $49,000. Todd, 949-494-4222. 949-466-0066.CA 58 XI( 150S, complete mechanical rebuild, all new wiring, shocks, gas tank, etc, new int, top, wheels, red w/tan, among the nicest $65,000 OBO. 480-529-9202. 480567-3400.AZ 66 XICE S I ROADSTER, blk/red leather, professional restoration completed, driven 550 mi since, totally detailed and ready to show or drive, 55K on speedo, complete tool set, jack, owner manual, s/s exhaust, Redline tires, wires $52,000. 515-223-5651. IA 67 XICE, burgundy w/tan int and top, few miles on older frame-off, very nice $45,000. Vintage Sales, 303-456-0041. CO 68 XICE, AZ roadster, red urethane enamel w/ biscuit leather, new total ground-up restoration on rust-free 38K mi car, flawless, covered headlights, triple carb, same owner since 1978 $47,500 OBO. 520-474-9862. AZ 69 XICE ROADSTER, primrose yellow w/ black interior, totally restored w/only 5,000 ml on rebuilt engine, mint condition, runs like a rabbit! $29,000. 804-2859930. VA 74 E-TYPE SIII ROADSTER, silver w/ blue leather, factory hardtop, 4-spd, a/c, LOTUS 7 REPLICA BIY Starter Kit, $10,824; S3 Complete Roller, $17,904; Race Version, $16,978 WORLD'S FINEST INFORMATION PACKETS AVAILABLE! DEALERS: ALAMANCE MOTOR SPORTS - NC 336-585-1001 BAKERACING - MA BRYANT MOTORS CO - MO BRITISH AUTO SHOPPE - IL CARISMA, LLC - ID RIGHT COAST RACING - NY S-3 CORPORATION - OH —411ittonerf .2t„tes  413-569-1557 660-826-2700 309-764-9513 208-429-8615 631-329-1200 513-861-1100 SHRADER MOTORSPORTS - OK 405-354-5033 WIRE WHEEL CLASSIC - FL BIRKIN AMERICA PO Box 120982, Arlington, Texas 76012 PH: 817-461-7431 • FAX: 817-861-5867 e-mail: BirkinAM@aol.com www.birkinamerica.com 77 561-595-3000C _ teptire

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~~ 17K mi, orig owner for 27 years $54,000. 847-392-5047 6-10pm M-F. IL LOTUS 54 MK 6, alum, 1172 Ford, s/n 139, beautiful car, orig polished alum bodywork, enclosed rear wheels, boot, and other period options, equally suitable for road or vintage racing, documented authentic early Lotus, 1-owner 14 yrs $24,500 firm. 802388-0921. VT 60 ELITE TYPE 14, rhd, totally restored, brg/tan, climax engine, MG box, retirement forces sale $32,500. 901-854-2597 after 6pm. TN 62 MK 7 BMC, 1275 w/roller rockers, Isky lifters and pushrods, 9.5/1 comp, oversize intakes, ported, 1.5SUs, Kent 276 cam and LCB header, ribcase w/CR straight cut gears, alum off-chassis rebuild, too much to list, call for details $18,000. 802-244-5526 eves. VT 65 SUPER 7, green/blk, 1500cc, professionally race prepared, roll bar, harnesses, etc, incredible performance $32,500. 310657-9699. FAX 310-657-9698 CA 66 ELAN S2 ROADSTER, Webers, Panasports, pictures and spares $15,000 firm. serg_64@hotmai1.com . M.G. 49 MG TC, primrose w/green leather int, vgc $17,000. 636-239-6781. MO 51 MG TD, white/red, older restoration, motivated to sell $13,000. Ken, 330-6666699. OH 58 MGA, twin cam roadster, 85% restored, many new parts $18,000 OBO. Ralph Jackson, 330-896-0639. OH 58 MG ZB MAGNETTE, 4 cyl, 53K mi, - drk red, blk int w/red piping, NOS sunroof, www, radial tires, trophy winner, nice driver $9,250. 913-219-3247. KS 59 MGA, Deluxe roadster, factory knockoffs and 4-wheel discs, well maintained, straight, rust-free, equipped w/1600cc push rod MGA engine $12,500. 949-6504718. CA 60 MGA ROADSTER, low mileage, ground-up restoration, everything new, wire wheels $14,500. 303-904-1701. CO 64 MGB ROADSTER, professional restoration, blk/red leather, blk cloth top and tonneau, chrome wires, ww tires, Lucas lights, Raydot mirrors, BMG radio, numbers matching, solid FL car $17,500 OBO. 941-379-6014. FL ROLLS-ROYCE offiaidaTkin _Yoira WWI ( All British Marques • Sales - Buy, won, consign • Service • Restorations • New/Used Parts 111/i.s.consin 309-764-9513 vvwvv.britishautoshop.com BR SHOPPE 1909 5th Avenue Moline, IL 61265 Airro SH 51 SILVER WRAITH DHC, the only Mulliner convertible built on Silver Wraith chassis, 1 of 2 2-passenger convertibles $195,000 trades considered. Vintage, 941-355-6500. FL 55 SILVER WRAITH, lwb, division, complete drivetrain conversion to GM, includes all steering, suspension, brakes, wiring, gauges, etc, $55,000. 757-8558128. VA 61 SILVER CLOUD II, blk/tan, 4S, V8, 97K mi, estate car, new exhaust and weatherstripping uninstalled, lhd, vgc, always garaged $28,000. Mike, 828-397-5471. NC 61 SILVER CLOUD II, convertible, HJ Mulliner design 7504, lhd, US delivery, factory air, ps, pb, pw, only 84K mi, quite orig & excellent throughout $159,500. Motorcar Gallery, 954-522-9900. FL 62 SILVER CLOUD II DHC, blk w/red leather hides, HJ Mulliner, left hand drive, a/c, restored $198,000 OBO. Berliner Clas- pmiwi WITH YOUR RENEWALS Comments  Thoughts and observations from fellow subscribers. SCM is my favorite read every month. I sometimes refrain from cutting open the plastic bag, just to save SCM for the right opportunity (fresh coffee, no phone, no email, no chore). I commend you for producing something with real character—not "just a mag." Only suggestion—more on cars under $15,000. We may lust after a true exotic, but a lot of us are driving a Triumph or MG while we lust. One of your auction reviewers suggested that a TR6 can be bought off the bulletin board at the supermarket. True enough, but I'd rather have more of your insights before I do.— Scott J. Marquis, Renton, WA Improve your mail delivery system in Europe.—Paul V J. Koot, The Netherlands. Paul, we have a new expedited system, starting with the June issue. Let us know if it improves things.—ED. My wife grimaces every time your magazine arrives as it may ignite interest in a new purchase. Can the magazines be sent in brown paper bags?—Ron Lambring, Freetown, IN Don't make us wait so long to see Barrett-Jackson and Monterey results. In fact, you should publish 78  results immediately following the auctions on your web site. Next day, if possible. Otherwise, I love the magazine and can't wait to read it cover to cover each month. Thanks.—Daren Kloes, Everett, WA. Daren, while we agree philosophically, it would require a huge ramping up of personnel and onsite equipment to key in all the data, take the photos, and make the analyses ready for upload to the web in a 24-hour period. However, it is something we are actively exploring with the help of SCM subscriber Donald Osborne, and may be able to offer a modified version of "instant results" in the near future. We'll keep you posted.—ED. Give us information about vintage cars (Bugatti, Delahaye, Delage, Packard, Duesie, etc.) for quarterly Price Guide.—Makmur Sujatmo, Glenwood, Australia Your magazine is consistently excellent and an enormously useful source of information on the vintage sports car market. I always look forward to reading it. Keep up the great work!—Sean McWeeney, Nassau, Bahamas Be kinder to Lancia. They do have a following in the US.—Jerry Wynkoop, Salem, OR. Yes, and we've just bought our first one, a Flaminia Zagato. But more about that in the near future.—ED. Remove all American, other- wise SCM provides very informative information. Include price in Japanese market. I find my exotics at bargain prices in Japan after '90s economy Sonoda, Portland, OR I subscribe to all the "collector car" publications for my business. Yours is the most informative. Good job, well done.—Jim, owner of Classic Auto Appraisals, Rochester, MN Great magazine! Read it through in one evening. Wish it was bigger. Have stories about restorations or car finds.—Carsten Knudsen, Tokyo, Japan I like SCM as it is. How about articles from the experienced guys about how to handle the wife with the daily comments, "If we sell the Alfa, we could buy a Volvo station wagon." We are expecting our second child around June 19th and my wife keeps suggesting we sell our 1960 Alfa Giulietta Spider, and use the money to buy a Volvo 960 station wagon with third seat. How can I convince her to keep the Alfa and still get a station wagon? Help!—Robert Smulling, Seattle, WA. I suggest looking for a justoff-lease older wagon, and go from there.—ED. burst.—Kazuhiro I am a Shelby Mustang owner. I love to see the variety in your magazine, from muscle to Euro to Bentley. It would be dull if it were focused on Italians only. Keep the variety and eclectic array of info.— Bruce A. Fiell, Calgary, Canada More affordable classic (under $50k) type sports cars. Thanks to SCM, I was not shocked by the $30k on a Fiat Jolly at a garage sale!— Mike Precopio, Collegeville, PA You do a great job now. Look forward to the mag every month.— Douglas Goodman, Portland, OR. Thanks, Doug. Will we see you ill Monterey this year?—ED. I am a mechanic and I can make your car better! You guys are doing a fine job, SCM has become my favorite auto periodical! Thank you.—Cheech Fernandes, Rennwerke Porsche, Elmsford, NY. Should we FedEx the Ferrari engine to you?—ED. And thanks to all of you from Cindy and Keith for your thoughtful suggestions and renewals.• Sports Car Market 64 CLOUD III MULLINER, Park Ward convertible, lhd, a/c, all power, white, red leather, excellent cond $99,000. 954-9899777. FL 65 S3 CHINESE EYE, white/burgundy, 42K mi, sold new by BH Rolls, all records, books, moutons, etc, lhd, like new cond $45,000. Aaron Ruskin, 818-481-2200. CA TRIUMPH 57 TR3, white/red tat, blk top, boot & tonneau, no rust, excellent mechanicals, recent inspection, solid orig, strong driver $11,500. 717-763-1093. PA 59 TR3A, total restoration, sorted, competitive, beautiful, billet crank, Carillos, Ford 8" axle, contact for full specs $19,900 w/trailer. 419-886-2236. OH 62 TR3B ROADSTER, blue/blue, 90K mi, 2nd owner $18,950. 816-836-4500. 816229-6500.M0 67 TR4A, new royal blue paint and tan interior, rebuilt engine w/2.2 kit, rebuilt trans, IRS and wire wheels, very nice $15,000. 636-239-6781. MO 69 TR6, white w/tan tat and top, tonneau and top in perfect shape, very well maintained car, excellent restoration, 64K+ mi $9,800. 309-764-9513. IL 71 TR6, white/blk top and int, very nice orig, 2-owner CA car $9,900. 610-5848844. PA VAUXHALL 26 boattail speedster blue/blk, 120 bhp, 0 mi, mahogany decking, 4.2L engine to 30/ 98 specs, will cruise at 70mph all day, orig headlights, instruments, etc, all mechanicals replaced or refurbished $65,000 Canadian. David Birchall: henhouse@ islandnet.com.• sic Motorcars, 954-923-7271. FL

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,fm otobili Painting Speed by Carl Bomstead C Object: Hand-Colored Lithograph Print by Montaut—Lot #26 Auction: Christie 's, Tarrytown, New York Date: April 28, 2001 Estimate: $500-$800 Sale price: $646, including buyer's premium hristie's offered 40 lots of automobilia as a prelude to the automobiles at their Tarrytown auction. The overall results were favorable, as the majority of the racing posters and artwork met or exceeded expectations. An original Peter Helck charcoal-and-pencil drawing titled "Szisz's Fine Effort" (Lot #22) garnered the highest result at a final hammer price of $4,465. The auction also included two hand-colored lithographs by French artists Gamy and Ernst Montaut. Ernst Montaut created a lithograph style of automotive art that continues to be collectible, even though he passed away at the age of 30, in 1909. His studio created thousands of hand-colored lithographs that portrayed automotive as well as aeronautical and nautical events. Little is known of Gamy, whose work is almost identical to that of Montaut, although it is speculated that the name is an anagram of Magy or Marguerite, his wife, who was also an artist. Montaut is credited with a number of techniques, many still utilized by artists today, that give the illusion of speed, including distorting the image of the car to emphasize its movement. His use of speed lines was, at the time, a new technique. He would often bend a car around a corner, with the driver and mechanic intently watching the racetrack, to heighten the illusion. He used colors that were very vivid for the period, and the foreground was often vignetted; however, the vehicles were always identifiable. The drivers were also depicted in realistic environments, with proper hand positions on the wheel. Prints from Montaut and Gamy are not difficult to find, as they were 1:12 Ferrari 312B F-1 1970 Austrian GB winner Ltd. edition of 25 super detailed hand built models. Personally autographed by Jacky Icks! Do you love collecting cars but,... have more cars than you know what to do with? Tired of dead batteries and drip trays? Don't want to build another garage or warehouse? Then the perfect solution is to collect our superb, rare hand built models. They don't take up much space, and we've cured all the leaks and electrical problems! LARGE SCALE COLLECTOR MODELS OF UNCOMPROMISING QUALITY Limited Editions • Custom Builts Rare One-Offs Kits Coming soon... 1:12 Aston Martin DBR-1/3 - 1958 Niirburgring winner. Ltd. edition of 200 hand built models. Personally autographed by both Sir Stirling Moss and Sir Jack Brabham Alfa Romeo Montaut's "La Coupe Gordon Bennett au Taunus, I904.'' extremely prolific artists. However, those of well-known races or vehicles such as Fernand Gabriel in the 1904 Vanderbilt Cup and the Renault that was victorious in the 1906 French Grand Prix at Dieppe are more sought after, commanding prices close to $800. The Montaut that Christie's offered, Lot #26, was labeled "La Coupe Gordon Bennett au Taunus, 1904," and featured two Grand Prix Brasiers leading the race. It was signed and dated 1907. It sold at the lower range of the estimate at $646. A Gamy print of a D.F.P. touring car in a desert scene (Lot #25) sold for a few dollars more at $704. In either case, for not very much money, a collector can have a historically interesting and visually attractive piece of automotive art gracing his walls, one that comes, really, from the dawn of the automobile. Further, while their values aren't likely to skyrocket, they should increase in line with the automobilia market at large and so represent a decent investment.• August, 2001  Another great project in preparation. Can we create something special for you? USA $12.00 Catalog: Overseas: $15.00 VIM 8C 2.9 Spider CREATIVE MINIATURE ASSOCIATES, INC. 40 CORBIN AVENUE, UNIT #40-M, BAY SHORE, NY 11706, USA 631 667 5423 FAX: 631 667 5419 www.creativeminiatureassociates.com 79

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PORSCHE * MERCEDES-BENZ * BMW UND ANDERE GERMAN Chassis number: 123772 n 1933 the first of a new generation of Mercedes-Benz cars were issued from the Untertarkheim factory, incorporating advanced features for the time. The Mercedes-Benz 380 offered a fully independent suspension chassis with coil springs, unprecedented for the time. Front suspension was by dual A-arms, at the rear swing axles were used, giving ride and handling that were unprecedented for the time, even on racing cars. I■ The 380 was powered by a straight eight engine displacing 3820 cc. These impressive specifications, however, proved less than a match for the elaborate, and often heavy, coachwork Mercedes owners preferred, thereby diminishing the 380's performance. So diminished, in fact, that only 154 were built before production ended barely a year after the model's introduction. The disappointment of the 380 was followed by the success of one of Mercedes-Benz's great models, the W29 160-horsepower 500K which reintroduced the "K" (Kompressor) designation made famous by the SSK and SSKL. Almost as many 500Ks were built in the changeover year of 1934 (105) as in the 380's two-year run. The 500K was an unabashedly luxurious automobile, as attested by its standard equipment. This included two spare wheels and tires, safety glass, electric windshield wipers, tool kit, lighted number plates, hydraulic brakes, central lubrication, a 12-volt electrical system and a four-speed gearbox with synchromesh on the top three gears. Mercedes-Benz built a full line of eight bodies in its own coachworks at Sindelfingen, producing some of the most imposing and luxurious creations of an era of great coachbuilders. Sindelfingen bodies were equipped with luggage, internal lighting, map pockets, chromium-plated bumpers, electric directional signals and door locks as standard equipment. Sedans got roll-up window blinds. Open cars had fitted top boots. All glazing was safety glass. Befitting the bespoke creations they were, Sindelfingen's clients could order additional equipment and features for their new 500Ks and there is no shortage of unique attributes in these automobiles. Years produced  The feature that distinguishes all supercharged Mercedes-Benz automobiles, beyond their quality and majesty, is the song of their supercharger, a high-pitched wail of finely meshed gears forcing immense quantities of air and fuel into volumes where it normally would not fit, drowning out all other sound in a tornado's shriek of power and purpose. Creating a sporting shape on the 500K's 129inch wheelbase, with a hood line high enough to clear the car's long-stroke engine topped by its overhead camshaft and valve gear, is a daunting task. Only the most accomplished and sensitive designers have succeeded and their creations, Number produced  Original list price  S'CM Price Guide  one of the triumphs of automotive designs and remaining to this day one of the most beautiful cars ever created. 354; 29 of which were Roadsters or Special Roadsters $7,000 N/A Tune up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine #  Club  Web site  Alternatives  $3,000 $500 Plate on firewall Right side of block Mercedes-Benz Club of America, 1235 Pierce St., Lakewood, CO 80214, ph. 303/237-0911 www.mbca.org Duesenberg SJ roadster, Bugatti Type 57C Aravis cabriolet, Alfa Romeo 8C 2900 roadster whether on Mercedes-Benz, Duesenberg, Alfa Romeo or Rolls-Royce chassis, are masterpieces in the artful integration of disparate masses. Most owe their success to the skill and temperament of masterful individuals. It is a tribute to the management skills of Mercedes-Benz that the communal product of Sindelfingen's designers and craftsmen joins these individual accomplishments, making the 500K Special Roadster 80  Offered in two successive versions, the first series Special Roadster, like the one pictured here, was a true sport roadster without side windows and had a disappearing top, a tapered tail topped by twin spares and stalk-mounted taillamps. The later, second series cars were heavier, not as sporting and traded the first series' low doors for roll-up windows, a longer tail, flush taillamps and an inset flush-mounted spare. This first series Special Roadster sold at RM's Amelia Island auction on March 10, 2001 for $2,970,000, including buyer 's premium. As we reported in the May 2001 issue of SCM, this car was "Sexy slinky, the Jean Harlow of 1930s motor cars." Actually, there are few Mercedes-Benzes of the period that would earn this compliment: many of them have more the appearance of Wagnerian heroines than film stars. But if 500K Special Roadsters are as attractive as Jean Harlow, they're also as elusive as Greta Garbo. Prior to auction, this car had resided in a Japanese collection. It won the Gwen Graham Trophy for the Most Elegant Car at Pebble Beach in 1986 and since then has been maintained in concourswinning condition. Only one other example has gone across the auction block in recent memory: in 1989 Christie 's sold an unrestored 500K that had resided in a shed behind a butcher's shop in the north of England. In fact, "unrestored" is a complimentary description. The British tabloids called it a "rodent-ravaged roadster" and for once they weren't spewing hyperbole. Despite its shabby condition, this car topped a million pounds before selling, which at the time represented about $1,600,000. 1934-36 This would make the RM car a relative bargain, given its superb condition and the obvious quality of its restoration. And I know it probably seems strange to see a car that cost more than most people earn in a lifetime called a "bargain" but, for a road-ready and show-ready example of what their catalog rightly called "one of the most beautiful cars ever created," we '11 stick to that assertion. This car has it all and always will, just like a Rembrandt painting or a Degas sculpture.—Dave Brownell (Historic data and photo courtesy of auction company)• Sports Car Market e47,67 euid RAraireeer R Market Review Buyer's Guide 1935 Mercedes-Benz 500K Special Roadster

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Selling My 914-6 D ear Mr. Schrager: I noticed in the PCA magazine Panorama that you had a 914-6forsalefor $8,500. This seems cheap tome. Was it a real one or a conversion? What kind of shape was it in, and was it hard to .find a buyer? Why didyou sell this car? Are prices going to tank on these?— K.L.G., Si Louis, MO Dear ICLG: I had mixed feelings about selling our 914-6, which was Irish Green (non-metallic dark green) with a tan vinyl interior. It was correct and complete, with all its original pieces and parts. We pulled it out of a barn in Wisconsin where it had resided immobile for many years. I sold it when I realized I didn't have the commitment needed to make it right. The seller could not get the car to run, so we bought this one as a real unknown. The starter barely turned the engine over, so we worried about collapsed chain tensioners, with valves hitting pistons. We started our intervention by pulling all the spark plugs. They were drenched in oil—not old, black smelly stuff, but new, clean fluid. Figuring we were in for big trouble, I didn't put in new plugs but just cleaned the old ones with a towel. Before reinstalling them, I decided to spin the starter. This would give me a clue as to whether the engine was okay, or if we had something truly horrible. Boy, did it spin. And out came oil, spritzing all over the inside of the engine compartment. The previous owner had seriously overfilled the engine with oil. When I stuck the plugs back in, the car started right up, and actually ran quite well. I was thrilled, but there was so much more to do. The brakes were shot from sitting, so we had everything rebuilt. The heat exchangers had large holes, and the engine had to be pulled to get new tensioners and a bunch of new seals. not from wear but from neglect. The body had a horrible old lacquer repaint, and rust had invaded the bottom of the passenger side and a few spots on the driver's side as well. Naturally the battery box was rusty, but luckily the frame members under it were not. A long time ago I realized a sound piece of wisdom: You are thousands of dollars ahead when you buy an unrusty car. This is usually true even if you get the rusty car for free. In surveying the costs of making this a decent car, I decided it was beyond the time and energy I had available. If it had been my only Porsche, it would have been great fun. But we just have too many other projects. If I wanted a 914-6, I should simply find a better one, I reasoned. I was surprised by the response to my ad in Patio. I got calls immediately, and one of the first callers asked me to hold the car while he drove from Colorado to Indiana to pick it up. I told him I would, but later that same day another fellow called from close by and wanted to visit the car right away. I told him I couldn't show it until after the first guy visited. In the meantime, several other folks indicated interest in the car and wanted pictures. I disclosed to everyone,. what I had written in the Pano ad itself, that the car needed rust repairs. The guy from Colorado was the first to look at the Porsche and drove it home on his trailer, paying the full asking price. Do I think these prices are going to tank? Not at all. In fact, what I learned from this episode was that there is a lively market for 914-6 cars. It's made up not by 356/911 enthusiasts like me, but by people who owned 914-4s long ago and who are now interested in the ultimate 914, the 914-6. Although this crowd can't bid the cars up endlessly, they do keep the market active. With a .flat-six engine, its the ultimate 914. The car was very complete, right down to the goofy passenger footrest, but everything was tired. The entire interior needed replacement, The Used 911 Story The buyer's guide that future Porsche 911 owners should never be without. All air-cooled models are discussed with pros/cons mentioned regarding each model. Author Peter Zimmermann taps into 30+ years of experience to bring you this little book, now in its 6th edition. Sports Car Market's Jim Schrager wrote: "This is the most useful, accurate and important single book published on buying a used 911. It is absolutely a must if you really want to know about these cars." Please mail $29.95 (check or money order made to Peter Zimmermann) to P.O. Box 651, Newbury Park, CA 91320 for the cheapest Porsche insurance you'll ever buy! Credit card orders may be placed with www.BarnesandNoble.com August, 2001  Did I sell my car too cheap? I figured it would take $10,000 or so to put the car in excellent shape, so I thought my $8,500 asking price was right on. From the response to my ad, it seems the market judged my car as a decent bargain. That's okay with me because when it is time to move on, I've always said that a fair price is the best way to make it happen.• r PALM  FIBRE COCO • The original classic look • Custom sizes for all vehicles • Free Swatch samples • 11 colors available • Factory Direct CA: ROO 461-3533 www.cocomats.com Nibbed Rubber Back 81  MATS....J ' The Last Thing a Great Car Needs' Driver Rubber Heel Pad 72pdated Jrnpwved Hand Selected Cocos & Sisal Matting Vinyl Edging

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ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Regular classified only $15 per month. AMPHICAR 64 exceptional original example, 2,885 original miles, excellent $30,000. 323-8608882. CA BMW 38 327, ex-Nazi, original condition, blk/ blue, blue leather $50,000. tobias-nagel@tonline.de, 004929051421. GERMANY 59 ISETTA 300, sunroof, unrestored, complete, easy restoration $4,000. 937-4392307. OH 60 700 Chadwick Transporter, very rare, 600 orig mi, red/white int, runs, drives 100% $15,500 OBO. 610-626-4220. 610909-1420 cell. PA 62 2600L SEDAN, blue/white, 50,000 km, V8, very good original car $19,900. Vintage, 941-355-6500. FL 67 2000 CS COUPE, straight, minor rust, running, recent paint, needs attention, part or restore $3,000 firm. 805-988-1848. CA 70 2800 CS, 93.5K miles, rebuilt engine, always garaged, beautiful $9,500. 503-2461204. OR 72 3.0CS, drk blue/tan leather, sunroof, recently restored, auto, 84K orig mi, all papers, perfect $15,500 OBO. 3 12-4679467. IL 72 3.0 CSi COUPE, 4-speed, white/blue velour, a/c, pw, ps, ph, 43 km, no structural rust, very original $9,500. 845-354-3969 NY 73 2002 tii, beige/brown int, very special 1-owner car, always garaged, only 80K mi, manual trans, fact alum wheels, needs minor cosmetics, never wrecked $15,000 OBO. Bob, 307-721-3984. 307-745-7945 eves. WY 73 3.0CS1L, 2275258, turkis/Recaro, restored, needs nothing $15,500 firm. 970472-1391. CO 73 3.0 CSi, green/blk, ground-up restoration, numerous upgrades, lots invested $15,900. 443-463-0866. MD HORCH 38 853 CABRIOLET, totally restored in all aspects, 1 of if not the best in the world $395,000. Edward Fallon, 623-465-7246. FAX 623-465-7113 AZ MESSERSCHMITT 60 TIGER 500, silver/red, blk, ultra rare roadster model, total ground-up restoration, absolutely complete and authentic, none finer $60,000. Tim Matthews, 626578-1587 fax/phone. CA 63 K200 BUBBLETOP, red w/blk int, new engine, excellent dash and paint $16,500. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. FAX 510-653-9754 CA MERCEDES-BENZ 34 290 CABRIOLET, good condition, not running $34,000. 508-695-0588. 508695-6966 eves. FAX 508-699-8649 MA 38 540K CAR C, red/tan, rhd, CCCA 1st, correct $350,000. Edward Fallon, 623465-7246. AZ taBella Classic e 52 300A CABRIOLET, red/brown leather, vgc $75,000. tobias-nagel@tonline.de, 114929051421. GERMANY miles, original paint, interior $125,000. 818-368-7226. CA 56 300C, blk/green velour, full sunroof, 64K mi, 4-spd, runs drives excellent, 1954 parts car included $16,900 OBO/trades? 908-735-4008. NJ 60 1905L, caramel/brown, new top, new paint, good mechanics, great driver $21,500. 814-456-8667. FAX 814-4534978 PA 60 220SE CABRIOLET, beige w/red leather int, fully restored to concours standards, fuel injected, 4-spd trans, drives superbly $76,500. 310-657-9699. FAX 310-657-9698 CA 60220SE, convertible, dark red/tan, beautifully restored California show car with recent major service, spectacular and functionally excellent $110,000 Alex Dearborn. Photos at wvvw.sportsleichtcom, 978-887-6644. MA 60 190SL, silver/blue MBCA Concours winner, restored in and out and underneath $50,000 Alex Dearborn. Photos at www.sportsleichtcom, 978-887-6644. MA 60 190SL, caramel/brown, new top, new paint, good mechanics, great driver $21,500. tjfarch@aol.com, 814-456-8667. FAX 814-453-4978 PA 64 230SL CONVERTIBLE, with hardtop, everything new, call for info $13,950. 321-453-2108. FL . Wks, 65300SE, silver/navy, 4-spd stick, restored, rust-free CA car $65,000 Alex Dearborn. Photos at www.sportsleicht.com , 978-8876644. MA 66250SE, blue/black, 4-spd, well preserved original one-owner example, all records from new $30,000 Alex Dearborn. Photos at www.sportsleichtcom, 978-887-6644. MA 66 250SE CONVERTIBLE, white/tan, professionally restored, new leather, carpets, top refinished wood, body, paint, chrome, rebuilt engine, beautiful $35,000 make offer. 516-741-4799. NY since '71, 2yr total restoration completed, auto, a/c, new top and int, new paint, body panels painted off, British racing green, cognac leather, brown top, mechanically excellent $42,500. 301-948-7722. MD 69 280SE CONVERTIBLE, 1 owner - 53 300S CONVERTIBLE, 2 owner, low - 71 3.5 coupe, white/red, new paint, excellent driver and throughout $15,000. 978443-9213. MA PORSCHE 56 356 SPEEDSTER, aqua blue, red leather, restored to Pebble Beach standards, one of the top 5 speedsters $85,000. PAR, 914-637-8800. NY 57 SPEEDSTER, 3rd owner, great driver, clean, straight CA car, orig floors & panels, super engine, 30 years of receipts $44,900. 714-488-0506. CA 58 SPEEDSTER, strong racer, complete C engine $37,000. 262-691-1895. WI 59 356 ROADSTER, blue/blk int, show restoration done in Germany, US and Germany title $65,000. 310-266-7994. CA 62 356, blk/blk, blk CA plate, dry near perfect body, well preserved driver, many receipts, nice in and out $18,750. 303-3889788. CO 63 356B CABRIOLET, red/new blk leather, new canvas top, chrome wires $38,500. Vintage, 941-355-6500. FL 63356B CABRIOLET, blue/black, rebuilt original 1600S, excellent condition, ready to tour $39,000 Alex Dearborn. Photos at www.sportsleichtcom, 978-887-6644. MA 63 356B COUPE, black/red, incredible survivor, in Porsche dealer's collection since new, excellent throughout $28,000 Alex Dearborn. Photos at www. sportsleichtcom, 978-887-6644. MA 64 356C CABRIOLET, stored 18 yrs, 912 356C engine, white/blk, needs battery, fuel & brakes systems flushed, very rare car, needs minor TLC $27,500. 801-539-8080. UT 65 356C CABRIOLET, very late, high quality frame-up restoration, ruby red/tan, very correct $47,000. 303-388-9788. CO 68 911, soft window Targa, red/blk, 5-spd, tools, records, mint, original $20,000. 847247-0447. IL 70 911S COUPE, nicely restored, correct engine, low miles, white/blk $21,000. 303668-4555. CO VOLKSWAGEN 62 KARMANN GHIA, convertible, special Series, color sea blue with white top, original engine, 51,119 original miles, excellent condition, no rust or accidents, well maintained $10,500. tarnmyann_s@yahoo.com , . Exclusively 280SL's Low mileage and original cars are our specialty to buy or sell. Several cars in stock for immediate delivery. FINANCING • LEASING • TRANSPORTATION TONY LaBELLA CLASSIC CARS 2 Springdale • Cherry Hill, New Jersey (888) 840-1700 www.tonylabella.corn 82  PRECIOUS METALS TRANSPORTATION OF FINE AUTOMOBILES • SPECIALIZING IN DOOR-TO-DOOR PERSONALIZED SERVICE • STATE- OF- THE- ART, FULLY- ENCLOSED 6-CAR TRANSPORTER • EAST COAST, SOUTHEAST, MIDWEST & "SNOWBIRDS" • ALL MAJOR NATIONAL COLLECTOR AUTOMOBILE EVENTS CALL: 1 -888-PRECIOUS1 MASTEN VAN LINES, INC., 70 MONROE AVE., CRESSKILL, NJ 07626 WEB: WWW.GO-PRECIOUSMETALS.COM E-MAIL: PRECMETALS@AOL.COM FAX: 201-894-0188 CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF OUR SHOW-WINNING CLIENTELE! Sports Car Market

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Classtesix T Affordable 1984-89 Porsche 911 Carrera Coupe he 1984-89 Carrera, as the final iteration of the original "widebody" normally-aspirated 911, is a good choice for someone looking for an affordable sports car coupled with a high degree of refinement, reliability and sparkling performance. Comparisons to the 1978-83 911SC are natural, as they share nearly identical bodies and interiors. But the Carrera has many significant improvements, starting with a 3.2 rather than a 3.0-liter engine. The Achilles heel of the 911 engine—hydraulic chain tensioner failure—was solved in 1984. While tensioners on previous models carried their own limited reserve of hydraulic fluid, Carrera tensioners have a steady stream of engine oil fed directly via two small oil lines visible at the rear of the engine. Changing to electronic engine controls in 1984 resulted in lower emissions, higher horsepower and better gas mileage. Improvements continued in following years. The shifter was redesigned in 1985, reducing le- Carrera engines are durable, but watch for worn valve guides, often more the result of poor maintenance than poor design. Connecting rod bolts have been known to let loose, but this generally occurs on cars that have been raced or autocrossed. Obviously, Carreras with flares, spoilers and faded racing stickers on the doors are not your best choice. ver throw. The air conditioning system, vastly improved in 1984, was improved again in 1986 by redesigning the dash to accommodate larger vents. In 1987, a hydraulic clutch and a new gearbox, the G-50, with improved synchronizers, were introduced. Personally, I prefer the 1987-89 models, as they were the most refined, but the earlier 198486 versions can be had for just a bit more than a 911SC, and are a better performing car. One of the upsides to owning a 911 is that stock and upgraded performance parts are widely available; one of the downsides is the number of 911 owners who bolt these parts on for a go-fast look to the detriment of the overall performance of the car. Especially with late-model 911s, the factory really knew what they were doing when they set these cars up; unless you're Hurley Haywood heading for Daytona, stock is best. Porsche 911 Carreras are a tremendous blend of performance and durability for the money. With so many built, the collectible factor for a Carrera coupe is negligible at best, but as a lively daily driver with few vices, these cars are hard to beat.—Jim Schrager• sport suspension pieces that cause a serious deterioration in ride comfort. Number produced  Original list price  Years produced  SCM Price Guide  Not collectible yet, but fun to drive. Driving a Carrera is a civilized and comfortable experience, although not as vintage as earlier 911s. As their horsepower comes higher in the rpm band than the 911SC, a generous application of the throttle is required to get to the fat part of the torque curve. These cars are quiet and ride well, so long as no one has added the Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis number  Engine number  Club  Web site  Alternatives  1984-89 36,834 $31,950 (1984) $51,205 (1989) $ 17,000-$25 ,000 $600 $13 Under front hood, on horizontal bulkhead, just forward of gas tank Porsche Club of America, On alloy vertical web to right of fan 5530 Edgemont Dr., Alexandria, VA 22310 www.pca.org Corvette C4/5, BMW M3-M5, Ferrari 308 QV As the only collector-car insurer licensed in all 50 states, Grundy is with you wherever you are and wherever you go. Grundy's complete coverage is tailored to meet your needs and always includes agreed value, unlimited mileage for touring and pleasure driving, no model year limitations and the highest liability limits. Only Grundy provides collector-car coverage so complete, it's even geographical. 400 Horsham Road • P.O. Box 1957 • Horsham, PA 19044 www.grundy.com August, 2001  Worldwide Collector Car Insurance 1-800-338-4005 83

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***  Chassis number: SW08036PA n the days following WWII, man's "need for speed" manifested itself in many different ways. If your name was Kimberly or Cunningham, you wrote a $10,000 check for a red European sports car. This wonderful obsession for performance had nothing to do with family fortunes, however, and was just as keenly felt by the garage mechanic from San Mateo or the crane operator in Atlantic City. Unable to afford a brand-new high-performance car, thousands of returning servicemen turned to hot rodding in order to satisfy their highoctane needs. Rodding is a relatively complex pursuit, but the premise was simple— strip it down and hop it up. Thus, whatever you began with—in many cases a $200 pre-war Ford—ended up looking better and going faster. Fords were favored because of their handsome Edsel Ford/Bob Gregorie styling, but the main reason was surely Henry's potent flathead. This historical street rod was built by Jack Lentz of Bedford, New Jersey, in 1954 and showcased all the typical styling and performance modification of that era. "Golden Rod" was shaved and decked, is radically channeled and design details have been frenched. The detailed engine bay is fitted with a chromed, milled flathead, in this case of 1949 Mercury origin, fully modified and adorned with authentic period speed parts by Weiand, Fenton and Mallory. The steel body panels feature some 20 coats of lacquer and subtle pin -striping of the type popularized by the master Von Dutch. The most impressive aspect of Lentz's Golden Rod is its originality. The car has never been restored—paintwork, tires, upholstery, all of the mechanicals, even the carpeting are original. In 1997, for the first time, hot rods were invited to form an entire class at the 47th annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. This is perhaps the most significant recognition of hot rodding as a valid and all-American form of automotive expression to date. In 1999 the concept was repeated and the Jack Lentz '32 Ford roadster pictured here was one of the nine invitees thus honored. This public endorsement is a strong validation of this historic hot rod's concept, execution and condition. Number produced  Original list price SCM Price Guide  Year produced  ... This 1932 Ford roadster sold at RM's Amelia Island auction on March 10, 2001, for $84,700, including buyer's premium. Although this is a significant and historical hot rod, it is not the first deuce roadster to break the $75,000 barrier in 2001. At Barrett-Jackson this year, a traditional '32 full-fendered roadster Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine #  Club  Web site  Alternatives  5111=1111111111=1111 From Grand Classics to Twin Stripes of Smoking Rubber Lewrs 1932 Ford Roadster "Golden Rod" were popular period additions, along with the '49 Mercury engine that has all the performance parts from the 1950s. They include dual Stromberg 97 carburetors on top of a Fenton intake manifold, finned Weiand heads and Mallory ignition. The significant difference between most other old rods and Golden Rod is its originality. Hot rods were built by fabricators, and most have been altered and realtered over and over again, sometimes to stay in line with current rod fashion, other times just because the owner couldn't help himself. Hot rods have always been a work in progress, so coming across one that never felt the warmth of a welding torch after it was originally built is exceedingly rare. $500 (1932 Deluxe Roadster) N/A $200 $13 6,893 Top side of frame, left side Top of clutch housing Goodguys Rod & Custom Association, P.O. Box 424, Alamo, CA 94507, ph. 925/ 838-9876, fax 925/820-8241 www.goodguysgoodtimes.com 1968 Shelby GT 500KR cony., 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster w/L84 options, Boyd custom-built hot rod sold for $79,920, while a professionally built '29 roadster with a deuce frame and grille shell went off the block for $82,080. Market consensus is that the value of original rods will continue to climb dramatically. To examine the Lentz roadster; the Golden Rod, is to take a step back in time. Rolled and pleated Naugahyde upholstery and a channeled body give it a Lakes look Its hydraulic "juice" brakes and '41 Ford spindles £3 4  The current interest in old hot rods began in the early 1990s when Meguiar 's Award winner and long-time SCM subscriber Bruce Meyer began unearthing forgotten rods that had once appeared in Hot Rod Magazine, restoring them back to their original condition and taking them on the concours circuit. The creation of the Hot Rod class at Pebble Beach in 1997 was the ultimate affirmation of the significance and collectibility of these American icons. When they become available for sale, the few original rods that exist are generally traded within a group of collectors who have known about the cars for decades. It is rare when one of these "survivors" appears at public auction like this, and the enthusiastic bidding this car engendered is proof of the desirability of this type of survivor As in the other categories of the collector car market, the focus in hot rods has been on the most original ones. And to get that original patina, you're going to have to pay. 1932 While the casual collector may be priced out of this level of the hot rod market, cars are still being discovered, so when someone tells you that they're thinking of selling the old Ford hot rod that's been stashed in the back of the barn for the past thirty years, it's in your best interest to go out and take a look—Steve Dorsey (Historical data and photo courtesy of auction company)• Sports Car Market

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American Cars For, al ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Regular classified only $15 per month. BUICK 62 Buick Wildcat, 2-door hardtop, restored mint cond., trophy winner. Red/red w/ bucket seats, console, factory tach, $12,500 USD. Car in Leftbridge, Alberta 403-325-6625 CAMARO 67 SS CONVERTIBLE, 4-spd, pb, console, factory gauges and tach, 373 12-bolt, walnut wheel, redlines, marina blue, white top, e/c $25,000. 804-769-0886. VA 69 SS pace car RS convertible, fantastic, great documentation, original invoice, Protect-o-plate, stunning white, orange stripe, houndstooth, spoilers, orig 350/300 hp engine, auto, recent full maintenance $33,950. Fraser Dante, 770-641-8354. GA CHEVROLET 55 BEL AIR CONVERTIBLE, excellent frame-off restoration, coral and gray exterior w/correct matching interior, 265 V8, auto, excellent in every detail, #1 cond and show ready $42,900 may trade. 423-5385100 M-F 8-5. TN 56 BEL AIR, 2-dr sport coupe, frame-off restoration of 35K mi car, orig history of vehicle, plus complete photo history and invoices of restoration, too much to list $35,000 firm. 619-421-8850. CA _ CORVETTE 55 pennant blue, tan top, tan seats and interior, Ken Heckert paint, 3 owners since '62, immaculate $52,500. 717-848-3300. PA 56 240 hp, 3-spd, Aztec copper, full restoration of a rare and correct car $45,900. Bud's Chevrolet, 800-688-2837. OH 58 factory big brake RPO 684, radio-heater delete, fuel injected, 4-spd, CA car, mint frame, exc throughout, frame-on restoration, all RPO components on car including orig h/d shock absorbers $75,000. 310-3972093 eves. CA 60 convertible, both tops, white, aqua trim, correct interior, owned since '75, 3-spd, drive anywhere $28,000. 770-428-2873. GA 63 roadster, #00015 Pilot line, 327/360 hp, fuel injection, red/red, 4-spd, original two-bar knock-offs, pw, AM-FM, 25 built and only 4 left, 0 miles on frame-off restoration, Gold Spinner $150,000 call for info. 727-823-9292 am. 727-894-2187 pm. FL 66 roadster, #'s match, 425 hp, 4-spd, yellow/blk, restored, knock-offs, sidepipes, new everything $42,000 firm. 978-6855412. MA 67 convertible, 2 tops, 427, #' s match, frame-off, maroon/blk, 4-spd, pw steering, pb, sidepipes, bolt-ons, perfect, none nicer $66,000. 440-892-4863. OH 68 blk/blk, 325-250, runs great, looks outstanding $25,000 OBO. 818-889-1459. CA 1 COUPE, Monza red, blk int, 4-spd, 370 posi, 17K orig mi, orig owner w/paper work $40,000 firm. 386-441-5768. FL 70 LT- 1 CONVERTIBLE, ! of 8 vehicles built and the only convertible Steel City gray, 17K orig mi, a true collectable $100,000. 201-965-1525. NJ 71 LT1 ZRDODGE 48 convertible, excellent restoration of a rare CA car, runs and drives as well as it looks, finished in the original red paint color w/ tan int and blk cloth top $32,500. Almeida's Classic Cars, 209-667-7828. CA 68 CORONET 500, convertible, #'s match, 383 and 727, red w/blk top and int, buck ets, console, ps, pb, p/t, runs, drives, shows, mint, rust-free original sheetmetal $14,000. 763-755-7109. MN 69 R/T SE, 440 auto, 52K orig mi, unrestored, always garaged, one previous owner, CA car, very rare sunroof car, air, AM-FM, 6-way Rallyes, steering, brakes, rear speaker, all paper work, truly a eye catcher $29,500. 573-782-4852. MO FORD 67 GT40 Mk II LHD coupe, S/N 1105 $325,000. For additional including possible offers and trades, please contact Patrick Van Schoote or Bill Noon. www. symbolicmotors.com 858-454-1800 Fax 858-454-1890. 7440 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92037. PLYMOUTH 49 CONVERTIBLE, 85K original mi, !owner 47 yrs, totally original, needs paint, only top replaced one time and never down $15,500 firm. 717-737-5169. FAX 717737-4291 PA 66 HEMI SATELLITE, convertible, 426/ 425 hp, blk/gold, 4-spd, 1st Hemi convertible built, 1 of only 4 4-spds and the only blk convertible, verified by Galen Govier, event winner $95,000 call for info. 727-8239292 am. 727-894-2187 pm. FL PONTIAC 40 CONVERTIBLE SEDAN, mostly original car, very nice solid driver, repainted once, low mileage, 3rd-owner, runs & drives like new $24,000. 570-584-4297. PA hardtop, complete frame-off restoration 75% completed, NOS foglights, pa, sunvisor, elec eye, new gas tank, stainless exhaust, and more, call for details $16,000. 913-8972614. KS 53 CUSTOM CATALINA, Deluxe 2- 62 CATALINA, Super Duty 421, factory lightweight alum front end and bumpers, 2 4s, 4-spd, 8-lug wheels, posi rear, 13K ml, orig red wired, documented w/build sheet $85,000. 602-243-7154. AZ 65 GTO CONVERTIBLE, maize, blk/blk, tri-pw, 4-spd, posi, Rallye Ils, wood wheel, very impressive frame-off restoration, showroom cond in and out, #s do not match, priced accordingly $29,500. 706-9659338. GA SHELBY 65 GT 350, 5FM5S378, all original drivetrain, 55K mi, runs very strong, older repaint, white w/blue stripes, a nice car in good condition $58,000. Norm, 413-3238869. MA 66 HERTZ CAR, GT 350H, blk/gold, auto trans, 5-spoke wheels, was rust-free TX car before body off professional restoration $45,000. Dale, 405-631-4447. OK • Mystery Photo rimi litically correct" IRL car. More fuel efficient and no tobacco advertising.—Ed Pasini, Henderson, NY June 2001 Pontiac designers finally overcome criticism of the Aztek with their new stealth edition.—Ed Pasini, Henderson, NV Farmer Ed, inventor of the portable milking machine, is shown here with his new ALLFARM prototype. Intended to be driven to the pasture, the ALLFARM features a larger capacity storage tank and newly redesigned "Neverfail" cow calling system.—Jeff Hepner, Washington, PA Turn left to the creamery and walk faster, please!—Robert J. Bayuk, Allendale, NJ Tony George introduces the "poAugust, 2001  Kevin was crushed when the auctioneer predicted that, even with its killer stereo and creamy good looks, his Nash was unlikely to fetch much at the auction.—Harry Dees, Granger, IN speeding tickets, David Letterman takes a break from his part-time job as spokesman for the Indiana Dairy Farmers Co-op.— Will Samples, Dallas, TX With the cost of those milkmustached celebrity ads going through the roof (no pun intended) the milk industry decided to economize.—Thomas C. Andress, Ballston Lake, NY Unwilling to be seen driving a Nash, Jim disguised his as a milk carton.—Rich Castiello, Chevy Chase, MD No, Harry, you got it all wrong. First of all, I said if you want to go Trying to pay off his Connecticut racing the car needs to be "homologated," not "homogenized." Secondly, that stylized "f" is supposed to be for "Pinin Farina," not "Pint of Farina." And finally, when I said you needed to be able to communicate with the pit crew, I was referring to radio, not monster speakers. Now, about your choice of race cars...—Bill Mihalic, Rochester, MI Brett Favre's Senate campaign float. He ain't gonna make it.— Marni Lynn, Kewaskum, WI After years of keeping his car running on bits and pieces from the Kelvinator side of the Nash spare parts bins, Brooks discovered an alternative fuel: MetropolitanNeopolitan.—Brian Berg, Milwaukee, WI Honey, I'm home. Well, I went to the grocery store like you asked. A guy in the parking lot sold me some magic beans and then this other guy traded me a magic cow for the beans and then the cow said I could trade it for something more usable like some milk. I said that sounded good and bam! Well, sorry about your car.—Steve D'auria, Sierra Madre CA Kenny Brack, after winning the Miller Lite 225 in Milwaukee: ANSWERS .4 "Well, there was good news and bad news. The good news was that I won the race. The bad news was that I won the Pace Car too."—John King, Libertyville, IL Got Milk? Yeah, I got milk! Whaddaya got to say about that, Cadillac boy? Gonna kick sand in my face? Before ya do, ya better notice them horns, too!—John Dickinson, Mill Valley, CA Got Milk got smart and dumped this program —Bob Lynn, Kewaskum, WI So taken with his new Sovietmade car stereo was Biff that he was blissfully unaware of what Fate had in store as the contents of the Mir space station's refrigerator plummeted to Earth.—Jeff Smith, Plano, TX Scream to the heavens, "Got warm milk?" A new catch phrase for Metropolitan owners, who almost surely have a constant upset stomach!—Brian Doyle, Flower Mound, TX This month's winner of a sureto-be-collectible 1/18 scale model from USAppraisals is Jeff Smith, for revealing the truth behind this marriage of Russian and English technology.—ED.• 85 door

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1Resource Directory Advertise in the SCM Resource Directory. List your business, product or service here. Fifty words, only $295 per year. Call 503/261-0555 for information. 925/736- 5875. 360 N. Camden Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. www.christies.com Coys of Kensington. 44- 2699, fax 310/385 8888, fax 815/568-6615. P.O. Box 422, Marengo, IL 60152. 568- Dan Kruse Classic Car Productions. 210/495-4777. 11202 Disco Dr., San Antonio, TX 78216. 219/925-5467. P.O. Box 190, Auburn, IN 46706. 537Kruse International. 800/968-4444, fax 1868, fax 631/537-2641. P.O. Box 2277, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. KenMotor@aol.com Kensington Motor Group Inc. 631/ 211- 4371. P.O. Box 1889, 601 Capitol Ave., Vallejo, CA 94590. 760/320Monterey Classic Car Auction. 800/ 33-01 45 72 07 77. Commissaire Priseur, Palais des Congres de Paris, 2, place de la Porte Maillot, no 48, 75853 Paris Cedex 17. e-mail: automobile@poulainlefur.com. www.poulainlefur.com 3290, fax 760/323-7031. 602 East Sunny Dunes Rd., Palm Springs, CA 92264. wvvw.classic-carauction.com Poulain Le Fur. 33- 4575, fax 519/351-1337. 825 Park Ave. West, Chatham, Ontario, Canada N7M 5J6. Silver Auctions. 800/255- Palm Springs Exotic Car Auctions. 01 58 05 06 07, fax fax 44-207-584-2733. 2-4 Queen's Gate Mews, London, England 5W7 5QJ. Dana Mecum Auction Company. 815/ 207584-- fax 415/391-4040. 500 Sutter St., San Francisco, CA 94102; Montpelier St., Knightsbridge, London, 5W7 IHH. 44207-228-8000, fax 44-207-585-0830. Christie's. 310/385- 6694, fax 480/421-6697. 3020 North Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251. email: info@barrett-jackson.com Bonhams and Brooks. 415/391 - 3444, fax 925/736-4375. 3600 Blackhawk Plaza Circle, Danville, CA 94506-3600. Barrett- AUCTION COMPANIES Blackhawk Collection/"The Auction." Jackson Auction. 480/421 - of particular note. Over 1 billion dollars in worldwide experience. We will help you in your time of need: we negotiate for you. Settlements, insurance, disputes, estates, pre-purchase, donations, etc. E-mail: appraisals@cosmopolitanmotors.com USAppraisal. 703/759- 4000, 41-31-819 51 91. Gurbestrasse 3, CH3125 , Toffen, Bern, Switzerland. www.oldtimergarage.com www.historicalcars.com We Buy — experience with collector automobiles, available nationwide. Call or visit our web site. David H. Kinney, ASA (Accredited Senior Appraiser, American Society of Appraisers). e-mail: dhkinney@us appraisal.com; web: www.usappraisal. com (VA) - 7444, 9100. 25 years Oldtimer Garage. 41-31 -819 00 00, fax Sell—We Find. Europe/US/Asia/Far East. If you are looking to buy or sell a vehicle(s) with historic or collector appeal, try us. 30 years of experience, your satisfaction our priority. Any time—Any place—Any where. www.historicalcars.com . 8183. Serving SF Bay Area and northern California. Prompt, personal, professional and affordable service for insurance, legal, IRS and pre-purchase inspection. Free phone consultations. baba@sfgate.com ; wwvv.bestyellow.com/classic/index.htm Auto Appraisal Group. 800/848- Joseph L. Troise Appraisals. 415/332- Serving 33 states, valuation, insurance, divorce, trusts, estates, charitable gifts, diminished value, pre-purchase inspections, expert witness. www.autoappraisal.com , e-mail: aag@autoappraisal.com. "Not just one man's opinion." 2886. 822-1360, e-mail harryanewton@msn.com . Value appraisals-50+ years experience. Noted automotive historian and journalist. Meticulous research, thorough inspections, up-to-date market knowledge. Clients include major collectors, insurance companies, dealers, estates, attorneys, individual buyers and sellers. Will travel anywhere. Fax 248/557-3511. 15 years in business, IAAA, for loans, estates, divorce, insurance and pre-purchase. Detroit area, will travel. www.jmkclassiccars.com or kawifreek@msn.com. Harry Newton. 310/280- Classic Car Research. 248/557AUTOMOBILIA RM Classic Car Auctions. 519/352- N. Monroe, Spokane, WA 99205. silver@ spokane.net; www.silverauctions.com Spectrum Auction Company. 818/225- 4485. 2020 8828, 760/323-1057, 805/966-6940, fax 818/225-8848. 23291 Ventura Boulevard, Woodland Hills, CA 91364. www.spect rumauctions.com APPRAISALS 3007. 25-plus years experience nationwide and internationally. Single cars or entire collections. Brass cars to contemporary supercars. Complete services from pre-purchase to insurance, donation, estate, expert witness, e-mail: dbrownell@ sprynet.com 2714. Automotive consultant/appraiser. Hartford, Connecticut area base. State of Connecticut licensed. 40 plus years automotive experience, appraisals and wherewithal to address most any situation. We can travel. (CT) 658- 6531, fax 206/467-6532. Complete appraisal services for any and all vehicles 86  In business for 29 years, licensed, totally independent one-man operation. Work accepted by Lloyds of London, Midlands and all US banks and insurance carriers. No charge for phone consultations. (CA) Dave Brownell's Vintage Auto Appraisals. Phone 802/362-4719; fax 802/ 362- Steve Cram's Automobile Appraisal Service. 415/567-1087, fax 415/567 - 1245. 516/367-3260. Authentic vintage posters and memorabilia (1950-60s). Safety accessories: Halon fire extinguishers; patented lead-alloy knock-off hammers; Ferrari tool kits. Free 30 page list (SASE + $1 postage) RFD 1682, Syosset, NY 11791. BUY/SELL/GENERAL 6531, fax 206/467-6532. 2030 8th Ave., Seattle, WA 98121. Experts in collector cars worldwide. Whether buying, selling, evaluating, consigning or appraising, we cut the edge on the current market. Over 1 billion dollars in worldwide experience. Top prices paid; from one car to entire collections, condition and location are no obstacles. "We covet the rare and unusual, whether pedigreed or proletarian." E-mail: sales@cosmopolitanmotors.com. Fantasy Junction. 510/653- 510/653-9754. Large selection of exotic street & race cars. 1145 Park Ave., Emeryville, CA 94608. Charles W. Clarke. Phone/fax: 860/ Specializing in buying and selling European sports cars. Over 80 in stock. We buy single cars or complete collections, any condition, any location. Quick action. Call today for the straight scoop on the market. (MO) Hyman Ltd. Classic Cars. Mark Hyman, 314/524-6000, fax 314/524 - 7555, fax 0340. Cosmopolitan Motors LLC. 206/467Spyder Enterprises: 516/367-1616, fax 2880. l965, fax 508/945-6006. The largest national leader on Antique, Classic, Exotic, Rod and Sports Cars with rates starting at 7.99% and long terms from 5 to 12 years. Call, fax or e-mail your application today for quick 10 minute approval. Efficient and professional service is what you deserve so don't hesitate, call us today to be in the driver's seat of your dream car tomorrow. www.jjbest.com COLLECTOR CAR FINANCING J.J. Best Banc & Company. 1- USA3513. Fax 310/ 2277. Get the "Agreed Value" coverage you need, at a price you won't believe! Visit us on-line at www.American CollectorsIns.com for an instant rate quote, or call 800/360-2277. Insuring collector vehicles since 1976. Available in all states except AK, HI, SC and WY. We look forward to serving you COLLECTOR CAR INSURANCE American Collector Car Insurance. 800/360- 4050. No-hassle coverage for your collector car. Plans tailored for your needs. Extremely cost effective. 922- 7700, fax 203/267-7773. With over 20 years of experience specializing in exotic, classic and vintage autos, our Lease/Purchase Plan is ideal for those who wish to own their vehicle at the end of the term as well as those who like to change cars frequently. Our Simple Interest Early Termination Plan allows you the Flexibility of Financing with the Tax Advantages of Leasing. We make leasing as simple as turning the key. www.WhyNotLease.com 415/543-5112. Now in its 33rd year of international transport. Complete service, including import/export, customs clearances, DOT & EPA, air/ocean, loading & unloading of containers. Contact Martin Button, (CA) e-mail: www.info@cosdel. com; web site: http://www.cosdel.com Passport Transport. 800/325 - CLASSIC CAR TRANSPORT Cosdel International. 415/777- COLLECTOR CAR LEASING Premier Financial Services. 203/267 - Hagerty Classic Auto Insurance. 800/ We toys, neat old stuff, regular cars, parts, and winching. Life long car nut. Equipment serviced and maintained by me. Clean driving record since 1959 in all states. ICCMC, US DOT insured, I sleep in my truck while transporting. Inspection and check delivery service. Door to door delivery. PC Bear, 135 Broad St., Akron, PA 17501. 717/ 859-1585 Talk to me anytime. Thank you. 800- tory. List your business, product or service here. Fifty words, only $295 per year. Call 503/261-0555 for information. RESOURCE DIRECTORY Advertise in the SCM Resource Direc- 8657, fax 503/223-6953. Award-winning interior restoration. Leather dyeing and color matching. 431 NW 9th, Portland, OR 97209. fax 954/920-9950. 118 NW Hill St., Dania, FL 33004. 1st Place Results. Antique, exotic and vintage race car restorations our specialty! Quality at realistic rates. Over 25 years experience. No job too small. Brochure available. www.restoreautomobiles.com Creative Workshop. 954/920VINTAGE EVENTS Cannonball Baker Classic. Contact West: Martin Swig 415/561 - 561-8422. New York City to San Francisco, California, October 1, 2001. The Colorado Grand. 1,000 mile tour of western Colorado. Pre-1961 sports cars. Frank Barrett. 970/926-7810, fax 970/ 926-1815. 956-5160. Comprehensive supply of parts that puts authorized dealers to shame! To maintain and restore your Alfa, vintage or current. 6644 San Fernando Rd., Glendale, CA 91201. 9435, fax 510/524-3636. Large selection of parts from 1900 series to Milano. Efficient, personal service. 1221 Fourth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710. 2000, fax Cosmopolitan Motors LLC. 206/467- 619/459-3512. Specialize in the buying and selling of historic sports cars and racing cars. Large extensive poster inventory. Automotive books, videos, art library. 7456 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92037. e-mail: info@grandprixclassics.com; www.grand prixclassics.com . (CA) Grand Prix Classics. 858/459-3512, fax 413/436-9422. Rapid, hassle-free, coast to coast service. Insured, enclosed transport for your valuable car at affordable prices. State-of-the-art satellite transport tracking. Complete service for vintage races, auctions, relocation moves. www.intercity lines.com (MA) 314/878-7295. Classic and specialty cars delivered anywhere in the USA. Special event services, including Pebble Beach, Monterey Histories, Barrett-Jackson, Chicago Histories, etc. 26 years of experience, insured, dependable. (MO) Intercity Lines, Inc. 800/221 - 4267, fax 0078, 219/471-7278, fax 219/471-6359. 2639 Goshen Road, Ft. Wayne, IN 46808. America's largest supply of badges and emblems for Alfas and other exotics, plus other interesting special parts. Complete your restoration. 3936, fax 4549. Personalized auto transport service—door to door, coast to coast, open carrier or enclosed carrier. Winching and 24 hour security. First class equipment. Dependable and insured. (NY) PC BEAR Auto Transport specializing in all types: hobby, collector vehicles, TNT, INC. 518/236-4166, fax 5 18/236- 7656. Info, 410/426-7524, fax 410/ 426-8194. 5928 Belair Rd., Baltimore, MD 21206. Largest importer of Alfa, Fiat & 9703. Fax 831/338-2031. Former Alfa Romeo dealer and 20 time SCCA racing champion, Al Leake, has accumulated over 30 years experience and racing knowledge to compliment his new restoration shop in Boulder Creek, CA. Specializing in Giulietta/Guilia. PMA has an extensive inventory of cars, racing components and parts. Light weight body panels, Sebring racing suspensions and complete restorations now available at PMA Racing. e-mail Alleake@aol.com 12895 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, CA 95006.(CA) The DiFatta Brothers, LTD. 800/638- Performance Motoring Associates 831/ 338- 4435, 804/973-0555, fax 804/973-2368. Huge computerized inventory of Alfa/Fiat/ Lancia parts, 1956 to present. Excellent, knowledgeable service. Fast! 68-page catalog. Route 29 North, PO Box 9036, Charlottesville, VA 22906-9036. Black Bart's Emporium. 800/473- International Auto Parts. 800/788Alfa Ricambi. 818/956-7933, fax 818/ ALFA ROMEO Parts 8401, fax 415/ RESTORATION/GENERAL Guy's Interior Restorations. 503/224- 3303, Jon Norman's Alfa Parts. 510/525Sports Car Market

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Pablo Ave., Berkeley, CA 94702. We are SPICA and Bosch fuel-injection specialists with 25 years experience servicing Alfa Romeo. We are also intimate with many Maseratis. 807-1946. THE US Source for Original Upholstery Materials, Original Rubber Mats & Gaskets, and Original, New European Taillights, Headlights, Grilles and Door Panels for Most Italian Cars ('47-'78). Additional Distributors Wanted. (T)() Repairs / Restoration Britalia, Ltd. 510/548- Lancia parts on the east coast. Decades of experience—we know these cars, and we know the right parts. VISA/MC. Orders, http:/www.difatta.com Re- Originals. 281/807-1945, fax 281/ 0240, 2210 San Jaguar Clubs of North America. 888/ CLUBJAG, Write: JCNA, Dept. SCM, 9685 McLeod Rd., RR#2, Chilliwack, BC, CANADA V2P 6H4. Join the primary organization of Jaguar enthusiasts in US/ Canada. 52 local clubs provide social and other activities. JCNA sponsors championships in concourse, rally, slalom. Members receive bi-monthly Jaguar Journal magazine. http://www.jnca.com MGA Jaguar SE Francis, Portland, OR 97206. Oregon's oldest and most respected Alfa repair and performance tuning facility. Milano spoken here! Ask about our used Alfas for sale. Fast work, fair prices. 650/508- 8178. 565-A Bragato Rd., San Carlos, CA 94070. Performance modifications, service, repair & restoration for Italian automobiles. Allow us to do a restoration for you. Italian Performance/GTV City. Don, 0064. 1425 NW Flanders, Portland, OR 97209. More than two decades of helping Alfa, Ferrari, Maserati & Lamborghini owners keep their cars on the road while not emptying their bank accounts. Other foreign cars serviced as well. Dan Sommers' Veloce Motors. 503/ 274ENGLISH The American magazine for British car enthusiasts. Classic profiles, historical articles, club events, technical information, restoration advice. One year (six issues) is $22.95. Repairs / Restorations / Race Sports and Vintage Cars, Inc. ph/fax British Car magazine. 800/5208292. NY. Specializing in the repair of all British cars. Factory trained Rolls-Royce and Jaguar technician. Located an hour and a half from the New York Metropolitan area. Pickup and delivery arranged. Call Jeff Palmer°. AC 4012, 4815 NE 97th, Portland, OR 97220. 36 years of British car repair to a very high standard. Also prep cars for vintage racing and rallying. Jags, TRs, MGs, Healeys, Morgans, Lotus and oddball orphans like Riley and Singer welcomed. Call Peter or Sue Price. International Motor Car Repair, Inc. 9027, Hopewell Junction, 503/254ph/fax 845/226- fax 503/646-4009. Jim Feldman, 11955 SW Faircrest St., Portland, OR 97225-4615 USA. AC restoration specialist. 35 years experience. Partial to full restorations done to street or concours standards. AC Owner's Club Limited. 503/ 643 - JWF Restorations, Inc. 503/643 - 3225, 3225, fax 503/646-4009. US Registrar: Jim Feldman, 11955 SW Faircrest St., Portland, OR 97225-4615 USA. The World's largest organization of AC owners and enthusiasts. AC ownership not required. Monthly magazine. CUSA, fax 503/528-0533. P.O. Box 6197, San Jose, CA 95150. Oldest national Austin-Healey club and factory club heritage. The resource for all current and future owners. Members receive Austin-Healey Magazine, Resource Book, calendar, tech assistance, book discount. Annual dues still just $35. Visa/MC accepted. Visit our web site: www.healey.org Aston Martin Austin- 405/843-6251. 7321 N. Classen Blvd, Oklahoma City, OK 73116. Specializing in Aston Martins, all years, all conditions. Buy/sell/consign. If you are buying or selling, please call. Also have other English cars, including Healeys, MGs, Triumphs, etc. August, 2001  Healey Club USA. 888/4AHAustin-Healey Nasko's Imports. 503/771-1472, 5409 7866, fax 918/438-7866. 15300 E. Pine St. Tulsa, OK 74116. Built to order. Exterior color, interior color and material, drive-line, wheels, tires, brakes, all your choice. Order your MGA today. Offered by Mirage Motorcars LLC. 851206/954-- 1961, fax 425/287-0660. P.O. Box 554, Kirkland, WA 98033. Prewar European autos, Bentley and Rolls-Royce, specializing in vintage Bentleys. FERRARI / MASERATI / LAMBO ETC. Ron Tonkin Gran Turismo. Sales, 800/547-4455, 503/255-7560. Service & Parts, 800/944-6483, 503/257-9655. America's oldest & most dedicated Ferrari (and Lotus) dealer. New & used exotic cars. Also, huge parts department with fast, fast service. 203 NE 122nd Ave., Portland, OR 97203. Peter Hageman, Vintage Automobiles. Rolls-Royce/Bentley Route 66 Classic Restoration. 918/ buy, from rare one-offs to serial production ordinaries. Ferrari, Lamborghini, Lotus— call me first or call me last, I 'llmake you the best cash offer. Buyers—let me use my thousand-plus car data base to help you find a car, or verify the history of one you are looking at. (CA) 6211, fax 949/366-6827. Professional buyer of Ferraris, primarily '50s, '60s, and '70s. Also have extensive Lambo and Maser experience. Additionally deal in Ferrari engines. Plus—have more than 350 Ferrari wheels in stock. Call today for straight talk and honest advice. San Clemente, CA. Thomas Shaughnessey Consulting. 949/366GERMAN Sports Leicht Restoration, Inc. Call Alex Dearborn in Topsfield, MA. 978/ 887- Mercedes-Benz 6644, fax 978/887-3889. A vintage Mercedes full service company, specializing in the 190SL. Large database of older MBs for sale. Free listing for your car. Gull Wing Group International. Gary 6701. 776 Cessna, Chico, CA 95928. Dedicated to the enjoyment and preservation of 1954 to 1963 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Coupes and Roadsters. You do not have to be an owner to belong. Member benefits include: twelve monthly magazines per year plus a national convention that rotates its location around the country. Also, reproduction parts and much more. Mercedes- Estep, 530/345- 2690, fax 949/650-2730. 922 Sunset Dr. Costa Mesa, CA 92627. Specializing in sales of Ferrari & other exotics. Consignments, brokerage services, references available. Extensive computer database. Whether buying or selling, call. ItalParts. Fax +31 172 240536. Specializing in Italian car parts and pre-war car parts. 25 years experience in finding all kinds of parts. Lots of spare parts in stock. Look on my Internet site: wvvw.italparts.com . If you don't find the part there, send us an e-mail: info@italparts.com. Buy Italian engines/parts/cars of pre-war period and '50s and early '60s. Garry Roberts & Company. 949/650 - 9900, fax 416/535-8152. Also Canada's largest Ferrari parts inventory. Under new ownership. Call today with your needs. Jason Popovich, Canada (ON) Brian D. Moore Restorations. 916/635 - 3559, fax 916/635-5824. 2347 Gold River Rd., Gold River, CA 95670. Specializing in restoration and reconstruction of exotic and vintage racing motorcars. Appraising service also available. 454- I constantly collect and sell all Ferraris, Maseratis & Lamborghinis. 310/274-7440, fax 310/274-9809, simonrandy@ aol.com III don't have what you seek, I can usually find it for you (at low prices). Please, call anytime for straight advice on the market. Finder's fee gladly paid. Randy Simon. (CA) Gentry Lane Lamborghini. 416/535- 2360. MBCA, 1907 Lelaray St., Colorado Springs, CO 80909. World's largest Mercedes-Benz club, 33,000 members, all models, 1886-onward; excellent 120-page color magazine, The Star, with how-to tech articles, history, new models, racing, hundreds of cars for sale, ads free to members, much more. New car raffle, tech assistance, national events, more; dues $35/yr. www.mbca.org Benz Club of America. 800/ 637- Display Ad Index Alfa Ricambi  Autosport Designs, Inc.  Barrett-Jackson  Birkin America  Blackhawk  Bonhams & Brooks  Brian D. 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Nastasi Racing Car Corp. 718/706- 2971, fax 818/ 7400, fax 718/706-8135. 27-19, 44th Dr. L.I.C. NY 11101. Expert service on all exotics. Specializing in Lambo service and parts. Buy & sell used cars. Former dealer and distributor. (NY) 1800, fax 619/454-1890. 7440 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92307. Largest dealer of exotic Ferraris, Jaguars, Alfas and other cars in the world. Always a superb array of important cars on display. Interesting trades always considered. By appointment only, please. www.symbolicmotors.com GT Motors. 818/546- Symbolic Motor Car Company. 619/ fax 505/838-1222. Send check or Visa/MC to PML/SC, PO Box 567, Socorro, NM 87801. Find the Porsche you've been looking for. Over 1,000 Porsches for sale in every issue. 1 year, 12 issues only $55. (Can/Mex $65, overseas $100). phil@ pmletter.com; www.pmletter.com 356 Registry. 356 Registry, 27244 Ryan Road, Warren, MI 48092. A club for those interested in 356 Porsches. The Registry Magazine is published six times a year. 356 ownership not necessary. Dues $25 annually. Membership information: Barbara Slcirmants. Porsche Market Letter. 888/928Porsche 9111, fax 717/865-7172. Mechanical and body parts, we ship worldwide. 12 Park Drive, Grantville, PA 17028. E-mail; autopart@ sunlink.net . Porsche 356 used parts, 717/865- 0449, fax 860/364-0769. P.O. Box 788, Sharon, CT 06069. Over 5,000 members, 50 Regions throughout the world. Dedicated to the care and preservation of the cars that Carroll Shelby produced. Two National Conventions a year, semi-annual magazine, bi-monthly newsletter as well as a registry. • 860/364- Michael Sheehan. 949/646-6086, fax 949/646-6978. Always looking for cars to Get Listed as a Resource Cali 501/261-7127 Shelby American Automobile Club. AMERICAN Shelby 6661, Tony LaBella Classic Cars. 856/424- Horseless Carriage  Intercity Lines  ItalParts  JC Taylor Insurance  J.J. Best Banc & Co.  Jon Norman's Alfa Parts  Joseph L. 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WANNWiereeir---11-1  eameilVAIWINVE-- Sports Car Market Classified Order Form OSE YOUR DEAL Advertise your classic car in Sports Car Market magazine for as little as $15 per month. Just follow the five easy steps below. Deadline for entry is the 1st of the previous month (ie., July 1st for the August issue.) Ll I would II to place a text classified advertisement for $15/mo • I would li e to place a 1 3/4" wide full-color Showcase Gallery advertisement for $44/mo CI I would like to place a 2Y2" wide full-color Super Showcase advertisement for $88/mo STEP 2: WRITE YOUR AD Please write your 25 word ad clearly in the boxes, exactly as you wish it to read, one word per box. Each word over will be an extra $1. (Use an extra sheet if necessary) Please place my ad in this section: 0 Alfa Romeo 0 American 0 English  U Ferrari  U Etceterini U German  Type of ad:  0 Race Cars STEP 3: CHOOSE YOUR METHOD OF PAYMENT O I've enclosed a check/PO for $  O Please debit my 0 Mastercard 0 Visa with $  Card number  Expiration date Signature  STEP 4: FILL IN YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS First name Address City  Daytime iihtlne  STEP 5: MAIL, FAX OR PHONE MAIL YOUR AD TO: Sports Car Market classifieds. PO Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292 FAX YOUR AD TO: 503/252-5854 SMALL PRINT: Payment must be submitted with entry. • You must provide your full name, address and phone number. • All photographs will remain the property of SCM and will be reproduced as necessary, unless SASE is enclosed for return. • Advertisements received will be placed in the next issue subject to availability (not necessarily the following publication). • Deadline for entry is the 1st of the previous month (i.e., December 1st for the January issue.) • No responsibility can be accepted by SCM or its printer for any inaccuracy in the advertisement, or for any transaction arising between readers from advertisements published. INTERNET BONUS NO EXTRA CHARGE! Double your exposure! You reach the car  collecting world when you place your ad.  All Sports Car Market Magazine classified  and Showcase Gallery ads are posted on  the Internet at sportscarmarket.com . Call  503/261-0555 for information.  FOR DISPLAY  ADVERTISING  For information on increasing your busi-  ness by advertising in Sports Car  Market Magazine, call Brian Grimmer for  availability and rates, at 503/261-0555,  fax 503/252-5854 or e-mail: artdir@  sportscarmarket.com .  SEND US YOUR AD ELECTRONICALLY! Send us your classified, or color showcase gallery car ad via e-mail to artdir@ sportscarmarket.com . Include the above information and please scan your pictures, 5" width at 300 dpi, saved in JPG format for best print quality. Sports Car Market Last name State  e-mail  Zip  Send me a copy of the issue with my ad. (6) 0 Cars for sale 0 Parts for sale 0 Car wanted 0 Parts wanted 0 Automobilia made payable to Sports Car Market Date

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••••••••••••••••■• Sall MARKET REPORT: JAMES G. MURPHY KENMORE WA Market Reports continued from page 72 gone by 1940. This is a decent price for a car no one cares very much about. #31 - 1955 CHEVROLET 210 2 door Se- dan. STINT VC55L057933. Orange and white/ white. Appeared to be 350 V8 with slight mods: termarket ignition and 4-barrel. Hurst 4-speed. Rips on seats. Aftermarket wheels. 289 V8. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $9,187. Just a car, made a just-a-car price. #29 - 1968 CHEVROLET CAMARO chrome air cleaner and valve covers, 4-barrel carb. Missing some chrome pieces, bumpers are tweaked and trunk lid had very obvious gaps. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $9,450. Fair price for what could be the basis of a nice street rod. #33 - 1955 FORD F 100 Pickup. S/N - F! 0P5R14680. Metallic purple/gray. Odo: 26,077 miles. Replacement Ford 302 V8 with No rust. Vinyl top in excellent condition. Correct black wrap-around stripe on front of hood, fenders. Automatic. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $18,900. Another strong market price. At this price, the bidder is clearly hoping that this is a numbers-matching car #41 - 1969 CHEVROLET CAMARO Coupe. S/N 124379L511132. Primer gray/ Hardtop. SIN VC57S155197. Black/black. Odo: 106 miles. Well-detailed later V8 with after- MSD ignition module, Cobra-style valve covers, K&H air cleaner. Tilt nose with hydraulic lift mechanism. NOS nitrous oxide tank not hooked up. Chrome wheels. Mileage probably reset at "restoration." Cond: 3. SOLD AT $18,900. A nitrous-equipped pickup has got to make you start wondering about the "theme" of this Embezzlement Collection. Road-going espresso, make mine a triple? #30-1957 CHEVROLET BEL AIR 2 - door black. Appeared to be 350 V8 with new ignition module, other mods. Aftermarket Cragar look-alike wheels. Car was reportedly taken back from a paint shop the day before it was to be painted. Might have been better than it looked. Automatic. Cond: 5. SOLD AT $7,875. Could have been a bargain, particularly if the new owner has a compressor and paint booth in his garage. #18 - 1991 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Coupe. S/N 1G1Y2384M510161. White/ market 4-barrel carb, chrome air cleaner, valve covers. Chrome wheels. Sold to former owners by well-known car collector specializing in mid-'50s Chevs. Very straight car with frameon restoration. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $28,350. No bargain here. Interesting how the prices at a total "no reserve" auction can sometimes be above regular retail. Auction fever, it's called. #40 1965 FORD MUSTANG Coupe. SIN 5F07C284939. Blue with white stripes. Af- - August, 2001  miles. 8-liter V10 engine. Power steering and brakes. No visible problems. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $43,050. Fair price for a 3,000-mile Viper As they continue to build them, they continue to decline in value. That's the way the world works. #19 2000 PLYMOUTH PROWLER Convertible. SIN 1B3BR65E5PV2003. Black and - Coupe. SIN 124378N344855. White/black-andwhite houndstooth. Odo: 65,198 miles. 396/375 V8. SS badges on grille, fender. Sloppy door fit. black. Odo: 32,366 miles. 5.7-liter V8 with all power options except seats. Tires matched mileage shown and no alignment problems visible, so car had not been beat up. Part of top lifts off, Targa style. Panel fit about average for a C4 Corvette. Automatic. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $15,750. Interesting that the Kelley Blue Book retail for a '91 Corvette with 32k miles is— guess what—$15,750. Of course, this car will always have "Starbucks Embezzler" history. #20-1993 DODGE VIPER Roadster. S/N 1B3BR65E5PV2003. Red/black. Odo: 3,202 red/black. Odo: 156 miles. Came complete with a W2000 Ajax trailer. Condition of car appropriate for mileage. Top in excellent shape. All power options except seats. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $49,875. Another strong retail price. Prowlers are no longer the flavor of the month, and older cars with some miles rarely get above $40k. #16 - 2001 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Z06 Coupe. SIN 1G 1 YY12S3151005. White/black. Odo: 109 miles. 385-hp LS1 5.7-liter V8 with — special factory suspension package: 30-mm front stabilizer bar, composite rear leaf spring and negative camber settings. Goodyear Eagle SC supercar tires. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $48,825. Another retailish price that surely made the consignors happy.• 89

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 11IV ast week I had my 50th birthday, and purchased my first Ferrari. I have lusted after a Daytona since 1978. I didn't buy one then and watched with regret as their prices accelerated rapidly, speeding well beyond my reach. Still, I hoped one day a Daytona would grace my garage. Time marched on and I acquired several books and at some point I even had a video (Beta) of someone driving a Spyder through the hills in Southern California. About the time Daytona values were exceeding the cost of a home here in the San Francisco Bay Area, my wife presented me with a framed dummy purchase order for a Daytona, with the sentiment, "This is probably as close as you will ever get." Tough medicine, but that framed PO hung in my office for the next 20 years and served as inspiration when times got tough. L Fast forward to 2001 and two months before my 50th birthday. I was not looking forward to turning 50 and needed to do something to improve my attitude. Then it hit me— buy the darn car and get it out of my system. So that's exactly what I did. At 9:30 Tuesday night on July 3, 2001, Daytona S/N 15229 was delivered just in time to celebrate the beginning of my second half century. 90  CoIIecdn Thoughts)=111111117 A Mercedes-Benz Sports Coupe for $24,950 hat better way to get to know a car than to put more than 300 miles on it—in the city, on the freeway, through the country, across the mountains, on the race track and with directional signs in French, no less! We put the new 2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 sports coupe through its paces in Quebec's Mont Tremblant region in the Laurentian Mountains, on a delightful rally-type route designed by the New England 1000's Rich and Jean Taylor. M-B's new two-door, four-passenger, sixspeed transmission (a five-speed automatic is available) sports coupe, with a 2.3-liter, 192hp engine and 200 foot-pounds of torque, has a torque peak across a wide band from 2,500 to 4,800 rpm that provides quick acceleration. The in-line four-cylinder has a thin-wall cast iron block, an aluminum head and a double overhead camshaft. The car is also outfitted with a four-wheel independent sport-tuned suspension with twin lower links, struts, coil springs, gas-charged twin-tube shock absorbers, a stabilizer bar in the front and five-link coil springs in the rear. The rack-and-pinion, speed-sensitive hy- draulic power-assist steering returns the pleasure of feeling the car respond, while the Electronic Stability Program (ESP), which integrates brake application and throttle intervention for yaw control, plug ignition and throttle intervention for wheelspin control, was turned off by everyone for the hot laps around Le Circuit Mont Tremblant. want in a sports car—stable, nimble, responsive, quick. Small, fast, inexpensive and Mercedes. The 2.65-mile race track, known as St. Jovite, which has hosted Can-Am, Trans-Am, Formula 5000 races and the Canadian Grand Prix, was the perfect venue for pushing the Sports Coupe to a new limit. Although everyone's heart was pounding as they pushed the car further than legally possible on public streets, with its suspension and steering, the C230 proved its ability to be everything you'd The C230 is fun. With an all-new body for Mercedes, the car is as close as you can get to a convertible without all the mess. It sports a very large sunroof as well as an equally large curved glass panel for the roof, with the glass continuing below the spoiler. The new body style, along with the grille-mounted star, interesting headlights, ten-spoke alloy wheels, sport seats, leather steering wheel and aluminum interior trim, creates a very sporty-looking car. The back seat is split, offering several storage options and up to 38.1 cubic feet of cargo space. All of Benz's safety features are installed on this car—front, side and top airbags; ABS brakes; BabySmart, ESP and so on. The C230 is an easy car to like. Having spent a week constantly grumbling in a $32,000 VW Passat V6 4 Motion station wagon, I reflect fondly upon the C230. For less than $25,000, you get a luxury car, a sports car and a family car, all in one. Expect to see a lot of these cars on the streets. Their combination of performance, looks, brand heritage and price puts them in a strong competitive position in today's sports coupe market.—Cindy Banzer• My First Ferrari I couldn't have done it without SCM. First, after following your market and auction reports for the last three years, I gained a good sense for how much I should spend. Second, after reading "Sheehan Speaks" for the same three years, I learned how important it is to wait for a good car. So I walked away from a Some practical thoughts from this fog of 12cylinder euphoria. For us newbies, an article or two on how to go about inspecting and/or purchasing an exotic would be helpful. What I've learned so far includes the following: See the car with your own eyes before you buy it. Drive it before you buy it. Witness the compression and leak-down test, something I never would have thought of doing. On Daytonas specifically, watch out for the headlight switch. A knee in the wrong place can cause expensive damage. Additionally, I'd like to see something in A nifty fifty fin. Mr Hussey cut coupe with too many mysteries and settled on an unmolested, well-maintained '72 coupe with documented history and no stories. Finally, through SCM I contacted experts who were very helpful as I went through the purchase and shipping process, and who even helped me contact and speak with the original owner of the car. Ultimately, I got a very sound car, and the price I paid was right in the middle of the SCM Price Guide range. SCM about auto transporters. I was totally unprepared for the experience of dealing with them. SCM is a great magazine and for me was a valuable and helpful resource. The knowledge gained helped me operate as an informed buyer, realize an important dream and avoid what could have easily been a cut car nightmare. But here's what really matters. After all these years of staring at the PO on the wall, through good times and bad: In my (my!) Daytona, third gear at 5,500 rpm is a rush and fourth gear at 5,500 rpm is unbelievable. I made it to fifth, but ran out of nerve when the other cars began to look like fence posts as I went by them.What a birthday! —Jim Hussey• Sports Car Market

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Cosmopolitan Motors , LLC 1=1111km■I•11111116-1  AUTOMOBILES 1947 Alfa Romeo 6C2500, Freccia d'Oro Sport  1957 Alfa Romeo 750 Giulietta Normale, restored, 5-speed  1960 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Normale, needs finishing  1967 Alfa Romeo Duetto Spyder, white/red  1967 Alfa Romeo G.T. Veloce 1600, nice driver  1976 Alfa Romeo Alfetta GT, strong runner, complete  1966 Amphicar Amphibious Car, amphibious fun  1960 Austin-Healey "Bugeye" Sprite, fully restored  1969 Austin-Healey "Bugeye" Sprite, project  1963 Bentley S-III RHD, another fine example  1957 BMW 502 Sedan, project  1998 BMW M3, Emerald green, 5-speed  1937 Bugatti Type 57c, Atalante Decouvrable  1947 Cadillac convertible, restored  1996 Chevrolet 1-Ton Cargo Van, roof rack, shelving, 30k  1963 Chrysler Imperial LeBaron sedan  1973 Citroen SM, 1 owner, 42,000 miles, green/black  1931 Delage D-8 S, drophead, 'gigue  1939 Delage D6 Drophead 3.0, Figoni & Falaschi  1936 Delahaye 135 Labordette 3-position drophead  1937 Delahaye 135 Competition, original proper racecar  1954 Delahaye 235 Chapron, former Pebble Beach entrant  1961 DKW 1000 SP, Restored Roadster  1961 Facel Vega Excellence, owned by Napoleon's offspring  1963 Ford Fairlane, 2 dr., extremely original  1920 Hispano-Suiza 8-10 H.P. Tourer  1947 Indian Chief, ex-Chihuly motorcycle  1950 Jaguar Mark V, DHC, 3.4-liter  1959 Jaguar Mark I, recent partial restoration  "We Covet the Rare and Unusual, Whether Pedigreed or Proletarian" $85,000 1961 Jaguar Mark II, custom cabriolet project  $22,500 1980 Bayliner 20'  1969 Alfa Romeo GTV, fully restored to club concours condition  $17,500 1974 Alfa Romeo 2000 Berline, Webers  1974 Alfa Romeo GTV, driver  $21,000 1970 Jagar E Type 2+2, full restoration, 5,000 miles since  $6,500 1993 Jaguar XJ220, only 280 made, 200mph+  $15,750 1965 Lancia Flatninia Super Sport 7apto, Series V  $15,000 1965 Lancia Flaminia Pininfarina Coupe (2)  1972 Lancia Fulvia Zagato 1600  $4,750 1955 Land Rover short chassis, fully restored  $5,500 1955 Lincoln Capri 2 door hardtop, pastel pink, original  $1,200 1937 MG TA, driver  $12,000 1959 Mercedes-Benz 300 d, Ivory/red, restored  $17,500 1967 Mercedes-Benz 250 SEb, nice driver  $3,500 1969 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3, gold/Chocolate  $27,500 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL roadster, low original miles  $5,750 1973 Mercedes-Benz roadster 1-off  $33,500 1959 Moretti Tour de Monde Coupe, Ivory/burgundy, restored  $650,000 1966 Morgan +4, driver  $49,500 1989 Range Rover County, red/tan  $15,799 $11,500 1954 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith, H.J. Mulliner Divided Limo  $5,750 1978 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow II, burgundy/Biscuit  1972 Studebaker Avanti II, white/Charcoal  $235,000 1937 Talbot Lago T-26 Record Concours drophead  $375,000 1974 Toyota Land Cruiser,green/black, two owners  $115,000 1973 Volvo 1800FS Sportwagon, very nice  $185,000 WATERCRAFT $125,000 1938 Jensen Motorboat 38' Classic Cruiser  $95,000 Magnums with Bravo outdrives. $17,500 1998 Cobra Sportfish Cat  AIRCRAFT $16,000 1994 Kamov KA 32 Russian Helicopters  $35,000 Fully refitted, 3m  stock $13,500 fully documented, pair  $21,500 Volvo 145 H.P., 4 cyL I/0, comes with trailer low orig. hours, bargain price. $325,000 1996 Sonic 31'  $75,000 Cigarette-style offshore racer, 85 mph. $20,000 in recent reciepts. Twin 454 $6,000 $11,500 Fastest fishing boat in the world! Vessel in excellent condition, low hours. $17,500 ANTIQUE FURNITURE $14,500 1790 Louis XVI walnut armchairs - Recently recaned, $24,500 $10,995 1920 C,anebacked lounge chairs, pair  $38,000 $15,500 $235,000 $12,500 $12,500 "Meteor". Famous one-off fantailed mahogany cruiser by Jensen. Restored. $17,500 1947 Harco 40' Mahogany Pleasure Yacht  $25,000 Twin Hercules 6-cylinder, small galley and head. Fascinating history. $37,000 1958 Richardson 41'  $7,500 Twin 440s. Cruises at 27 kts, Art Deco head turner. Expensive when new. 1955 Chriscraft 29', beautiful ex-Tahoe Mahogany speedboat  $110,000 $120,000 $42,500 $48,000 $9,500 Very nice boat, formerly of the Miller Brewing family, named "High Life" vintages to recent releases. $20,000 1870 American cherrywood chamber pot. Excellent  $15,000 1880 Restoration / Federalist Parisian chairs, pair  $15,000 1890 Parson's couch - restored  VINTAGE WINES $18,500 Expensive, extensive, eclectic collection of Bordeaux, Burgundy, Californian, Washingtonian, Oregonian, and Italian collector wines.  Old FERRARIANA $9,500 World class collection of numerous period posters, prints, lithographs and sculptures to do with Ferrari and other vintage marques. BUGATFI ACCESSORIES Dozens of early and recent Bugatti collectibles, accessories and artwork. AUGUSTE RODIN (1840- 1917) Cosmopolitan Imports is proud to announce its sponsorship of La Belle Epoque, an exhibition including 51 works by the famous 19th century sculptor Auguste Rodin. Curated by Weatherford Gallery Director Harry James Moody and David Weatherford of DRW Interiors. $15,000 $3,000 $2,500 $3,500 $1,800 $79,995 $2,300,000 each $4,500 60,000 • ALWAYS BUYING • We are experts in shipping. • We appraise collector cars world-wide for insurance or settlements. 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n the beginning, there were corn flakes. And then Kellogg's Frosted Flakes. And today, we have on-line auction flakes. A prime example: George Hamilton's Ferrari 400i, which we reported as sold last month for $20,700 on eBay Motors, had to be re-listed, as the flaky buyer did not come through with the funds. The seller took a $600 hit when the car resold the second time around. How long will it be before on-line auction companies require a credit card deposit as a qualification for bidding? On Yahoo!Auctions, a 1969 Alfa Romeo 1750 Berlina brochure could not get an initial bid—even though the opening requirement was only $12. Of course, the actual cars aren't worth much more than that these days. While at the site, we glanced at a couple of thousand of Dale Earnhardt items being offered. Diecast scale models of his cars are selling for multiples of what they were at the beginning of the year and the attraction to anything with his name is surpassing the attention associated with Princess Di. Let's call it the morbidity factor. Do you think there's an Earnhardt Beanie Baby in our future? Hood ornaments, often referred to as mascots, have been bringing major dollars at RM and Bonhams & Brooks live auctions, but the same can't be said for recent results on eBay. This is most likely due to the increasing number of mascots being offered on eBay as sellers who are late to the game try to cash in on the high prices made on-line during the past year. Unfortunately, the more mascots offered, the less they bring. That's market forces at work. A number of desirable mascots were recently offered and the three that caught our eye were all no-sales. A very attractive Lucifer Golfing Society mascot received just one bid, of $900, although other examples have sold for well over $2,000. A Lalique Falcon attracted two bids, one of them mine, but only reached $1,125 for a piece that sells in the $2,000-$2,500 range. A Czech reproduction of the Lalique horse "Longchamps" did not even achieve the required opening bid of $125. By the way, the originals sell in the mid to high four figures, so if someone offers you a great deal on a Lalique mascot, I would suggest making sure that it wasn't made in Prague. Of the thousands of automobilia items offered on-line last month, let's take a closer look at the following. eBay #1157855910 VELTEX HANDY - OILER. First Bid: $9.99. Number of Bids: 27. SOLD AT: $362.76. Date Sold: 6/26/2001. The Fletcher Oil Company was founded in the early 1900s in Boise, Idaho, and was bought out by Sinclair in the late 1950s. They operated in the Western states and have a strong following for items that have their distinctive orange and blue logo. Oval handy oilers are also very collectible so there is a lot of cross-over interest in a piece like this. They normally sell close to $500 and this low price can be attributed to the fall-off of Internet bidding activity in the summer months, as collectors spend more time at land-based swap meets and less time in front of their terminals. Selling an item at no reserve at this time of the year can sometimes result in happy buyers but less than ecstatic sellers. eBay #1151146504 - GENERAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION 1928 BLOTTER. First bid: $14.95. Number of bids: 9. SOLD AT: $103.50. Date sold: 6/7/2001. The General Petroleum Company was founded in California in 1912 and in 1926 was acquired by Standard Oil Company of New York (Socony). They later became part of the Socony-Vacuum Oil Company that evolved sold for. The seller states that all his items are authentic, with no reproductions, and offers a return policy, so in theory the new owner has some recourse. If authentic, this type of advertising poster would bring a least a couple of thousand dollars. As we say every month, if a deal seems too good to be true, it probably is. eBay #1152947337 - TIN REFLEX SPARK PLUG SIGN. First bid: $59.99. Number of bids: 13. SOLD AT: $331.89. Date sold: 6/15/2001. Over the years, there have been thousands of different types and varieties of spark plugs manufactured. There EVERY PLUG GUARANTEED 6O into Mobil, now Exxon/Mobil. General Petroleum items are of particular interest to West Coast petroliana collectors and the cute advertising blotters also appeal to ephemera collectors. However, the gas guys are the only ones who will pay this type of money for this relatively unimportant piece. eBay #1147266683-1933 TYDOL VEEDOL POSTER FROM 1933 INDY 500. First bid: $2.00. Number of bids: 10. SOLD AT: $127.50. Date sold: 5/27/2001. At first glance, this would appear to be a great buy. A vintage race car with Louis Meyer at the wheel, gas and oil company advertising and the Indy 500 all in one poster and at a reasonable price—what more could a collector want? It was stated to be in mint condition with slight discoloration from age. Since this specific example is actually a recent repop, I find the "slight discoloration from age" statement to be disingenuous at best. These posters were actually created a few years ago and still show up at swap meets, offered for much less than this one is an active group of collectors that chase them and they even have their own organization. Related items such as unique and colorful display cases and signs are equally collectible and can garner big bucks. Considering the condition and graphics of this Reflex Spark Plug sign, it would not have been a surprise if it had sold for a couple of hundred additional dollars. eBay #1433106027 - SILVER ENAMELED CIGARETTE CASE WITH VINTAGE RACE CAR. First bid: $300. Number of bids: 7. SOLD AT: $1,252. Date sold: 5/29/ 2001. Shortly after the turn of the century, as the automobile became an accepted part of our society, images of vehicles appeared on virtually every- thing. Cigarette cases were then in common use and often used as awards at racing events. There are several dozen in the Blackhawk collection. The problem with collecting this type of item is: how do you stop at just one? •

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SCM Super Showcase 1979 Ferrari 4006T. 29k miles, condition 2, California car with all  1939 Bugotti Type 57C Letourneur and Marchand Cabriolet. A books, tools and records. S/N 26267. 6 carbs, 5-speed. S32,000. New  spare and rim. (978) 764-0860 (MA) (Aug)  unique opportunity to purchase a potential Pebble Beach Winner. Just completed engine rebuild. Charles S. Crail Automobiles (805) 568-1934 or fax (805) 5681533. (CA) — 4/ ae t E 1981 Porsche 911 Targa. 88,000 miles, new transmission, all updates, a few nicks and dings but still very nice. Fantastic driver. S12,700. emmakita@hotmail.com . l 'tat E-3 TAKEFUJI 111 1989 Porsche 962C-143. Factory tub, 3.0 Litre, twin turbo, water/water,  1934 MG PA Airline Coupe. VN 6066. One of 28 Airline Coupes. Motronic 1.7 ECU. Recent restoration on latest, fastest 962C. LeMans history, low  hours, ready to race. Spares. 5295,000. Also new Motronic 1.7 available. (925)  258-0175 or (408) 858-7606. pstoneberg@usa.net . (CA)  Restored in England in late 1980s and featured in several automotive magazines. Some history and most tools included. Westminster and Ulster Green. $65,000. (503) 678-2598. stewda@aol.com . (OR) (Aug) 1960 Alfa Spyder. Nigh-performance 1600 cc, 5-speed. Fast, tight, and  reliable. A blast to drive. Cloth top fits over roll bor. 59,500. (831) 338-0116  evenings. (CA)  1966 Griffth 400. #4006039, 39,000 miles, rebuilt engine, rewired, chassis  reinforced, chrome wire wheels, electronic ignition, new exhaust, new tires, roll  bar, S29,500. Evenings (920) 469-0198 (WI)  1976 Jaguar XJ12C. 55,000 miles. Original condition, runs great. Zero rust, Texas car. Original documents. Excellent interior, chrome. S13,500 OBO. Stan (317) 590-7410 stancheryl@netzero.net . (TX) 1994 BMW 325is. One owner, excellent condition. All tools and records.  106,000 California freeway miles. Sports package, 5 - S14,500. (503) 292-6577 (OR)  speed, leather, CD changer.  Jaguar, A Biography, by Lord Montagu of Beaulieu. First American edition,  1961. 5100. Bill, (503) 232-0842. (OR) (Aug)  Cars sell in the Sports Car Market Showcase Gallery. Have a full-color photo of your car and a 25-word description in Sal for as little as S44/mo. Also, receive an Internet bonus: all Showcase Gallery ads are placed on Slid On-Line at no extra charge! See the Classified Order Form on page 80 for information about placing your ad. SCM Readers: Memoralize your acquisition. Send us stories about your car purchases and experiences for "Our Cars." Please include the purchase price and date, mileage you have driven, and work you have completed on the car since you bought it. This is your chance to tell others what you and your car have been through: the buying, driving, repairing and owning experiences. (We expect a minimal adherence to the facts.) Keep the total to 300 words or less, and please include a photo of your pride and joy. Send to "Our Cars," SCM, P.O. Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292. Or e-mail the information to copyed@sportscarmarket.com .

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31si Anniversary of the World's Largest Classic Car Auction and Car Show! 150,000 Buyers & Car Enthusiasts Selling Entire Collections • Classics Antique Trucks • Exotics & Sports Cars Antiques & Customs • Special Interest Muscle Cars • Race Cars • Motorcycles Motorcoaches • Collectibles • Exposition Swap Meet • Car Corral • Commercial Vendors, Food Court & Much More. Make Plans to Attend Today! Aug 30, 31, Sept 1, 2, & 3 • Kruse Auction Park • Auburn, Indiana Located within 3 hours of these metropolitan cities: Chicago, Detroit, Cleveland, and Indianapolis. fi_AAL EL,11-PACT'ED hiaLriy  JAESERVE 1958 Chevrolet Impala Convertible, 348 1948 Chrysler Town & Country Sedan, 1970 Hemi Cuda pilot car - very first tri-power, frame-up restoration, rare spot- 6 cylinder, original mahogany inserts  light mirrors  'Cuda built with the 426 Hemi engine installed. Fully documented. A one of a kind piece of muscle car history 1956 MB Gullwing Coupe — recently completed, ground-up restoration 1968 Camaro Convertible RS/SS 396 CI, 1957 Chevy Be! Air Cvt., V-8, 283, M-21 4-speed, pwr front disc brakes, new automatic, INS, P/B, original radio, power top, pwr windows, deluxe interior fender skirts, rear antenna, cont. kit 1951 Jaguar XK120 fixed head coupe, classy black exterior, fender skirts, oxblood red interior, wood dashboard 1951 Jaguar XK120 Roadster, 6 Cylinder, show car, first place winner. Professionally restored 1961 Face! Vega HK 500 Coupe, 383 8 1960 Austin Healey Sprite Roadster, Cyl. automatic, beautifully restored completely restored, have receipts for all work 1900 Leslie Special, used as promotional 1930 Marmon Big Eight Dual Cowl vehicle for movie, "The Great Race,"  starring Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis,  Peter Falk and Natalie Wood Icoti-111 1964 Pontiac GTO Convertible, Arizona car, tri-power, pwr steering, pwr brakes, pwr windows, buckets and console CALL 800.968.4444 • Plus Many More Being Consigned Daily! 4 Official Sponsor: egister to Bid Today! j Log onto www.kruseinternational.com for auction updates Dean. V Kruse IN Lic.#AUI0000Z7 Phaeton, One Off Briggs Body, Original Built-in Mahogany Cabinetry

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