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SUDDENLY EVERYONE WANTS ONE .1965 ASTON MARTIN DB5 CONVERTIBLE SPORTS CAR MARKET  The Guide to Collecting Classic, Antique, Sports, Hot Rod ek, Muscle Cars MO. USA $5.95 CANADA S895 WWW SPORTSCARMARKET COM '55 Be! Air Convertible Decent Buy at $50,400 - '77 M-B 4505LC Goes for Parts Value at $3,465 - Huge $23,625 for '87 Porsche 928S4 - '80 MGB Pricey at $11,130- '66 GTO Rag Top Strong at $26,883 - And Always 300 Cars For Sale Inside...

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It  •••,wrn-SPORTS CAR '82 Countach Prototipo makes $65,720 at Spring Auburn July 2002 / Vol. 14, #7 Keith Martin, Editor and Publisher ON-SITE MARKET REPORTS 28 eBay/Kruse Auburn, IN 34 "The Auction" Las Vegas, NV MidAmerica Maplewood, MN Mec urn Del Mar, CA Collector Cars Int'l Branson, MO Silver Portland, OR G. Potter King Atlantic City, NJ PRO FILES 18 1985 Ferrari 288 GTO Berlinetta Much more than a 308 on steroids 22 1965 Aston Martin DB5 Convertible Martin...Aston Martin. 52 1960 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint "Veloce" Original, restored, or take your best guess 54 1947 Bugatti 73C Too bad about the tacky fasteners 56 1973 Porsche 911 RS/ RSR Factory Lightweight We say, sell the add-ons. 4  61 1932 Stutz SV-16 It unrestored itself when I wasn't looking. COLUMNS 6 Shifting Gears Keith Martin 8 The Inside Line Cindy Banzer 1 6 Ask The X-perts Cut Daytonas by SCM Analysts 19 Sheehan Speaks Ferrari Arbitrage by Michael Sheehan 9 7 The English Patient Leather and Louvers by Gary Anderson Porsche Gesprach $100,000 for a 914? by Jim Schrager Bike Buys '55 Ariel Square Four by Bengt Halvorson Affordable Classics 1964-66 Mini-Cooper S by Gary Anderson Motobilia What Price a Box? by Carl Bomstead eWatch Seinfeld's Porsche Poster by Carl Bomstead 1956 Ford T- Bird Convertible - $27,038 is fair money for a Cruise-In driver. Sports Car Market DEPARTMENTS 11 You Write, We Read 12 Auction Calendar 63 Display Advertisers Index 63 Vintage Rally Calendar 66 Reviews 69 Mystery Photo 69 Mystery Photo Answers 70 Twenty Year Picture 71 Comments With Your Renewals 74 Neat Stuff CLASSIFIEDS 21 Ferrari 26 English 53 Alfa Romeo 55 Etceterini 60 German 62 American 62 Vintage Race Cars 72 Resource Directory 75 Showcase Gallery 34 1963 Austin-Healey 3000 Mk III Roadster - Lots of years and potential enjoyment left in this at $24,480. 36 1956 Mercedes-Benz 190SL Convertible $19.710, this 1905L has it all. - At

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CHRISTIE'S INTERNATIONAL MOTOR CARS 1927 Bugatti Type 43 Estimate: $380,000-420,000 1966 Gurney Eagle-VVeslake T1G Chassis AAR103 Campaigned by Dan Gurney in the 1967 European Formula One Championship Estimate on Request (image: LAT archive) Designed by Scaglione, coachwork by Bertone  Estimate: $360,000-380,000 Supplied new to S.H. 'Wacky AmoIt  1954 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk I Spyder  First built to the special order of H.R.H. King Hussein of Jordan 1964 Aston Martin DB5 Convertible with Factory Hardtop Estimate: $160,000-200,000 Exceptional Motor Cars at the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center Auction  Enquiries 18 August, 6pm  Malcolm VVelford mwelford@christies.com Tel: (1 310) 385 2699 Miles Morris  mmorris@christies.com  Tel: (1 212) 636 2277  PEBBLE BEACI-I*  Catalogues US: 1 (800) 395 6300 Worldwide: 44(0)20 7389 2820 www.christies.com Venue Pebble Beach Equestrian Center

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Shifting Gears / Keith Martin S The Cuban Galapagos of Yankee Cars ometimes we collectors should just leave well enough alone. A recent article in the New York Times about American cars in Cuba, written in part to preview a PBS program entitled "Classic American Cars of Cuba," extolled the creativity of the owner/mechanics there. Since the embargo in 1959, no American cars or parts have been allowed onto the island. The result has been an automotive time warp with a Latin twist. American cars from the '40s and '50s are seen in great numbers. The article, written by Mireya Navarro, quoted Rick Shnitzler, the lead organizer of a group called "TailLight Diplomacy," which fosters relationships between American and Cuban car lovers. "How these cars survived is like, how did they build the pyramids?" said Shnitzler. "They're just magicians and wizards, pure and simple. They just take stuff from Russian vehicles and adapt parts, but the quality of the work is outstanding." We forgive Shnitzler for the comparison between the Great Pyramid of Giza and a 1958 Buick rebuilt with pistons from a Russian Lada, for we understand his enthusiasm. But Shnitzler isn't content to simply admire this Galapagos of vintage cars. He advocates, according to the article, shipping containers full of authentic, original parts—from door handles to carburetors—to Cuba, along with "repair manuals, paint specifications and other information that would ensure that they are restored to internationally accepted standards." Powerful words, indeed. Those of us in the hobby might wonder just where this repository of "internationally accepted standards" of restoration resides. Over the years, our hobby has developed its own informal definitions of restorations. For example, an American restoration generally includes a chromed gas tank and a car that breaks down 50 feet into the Mille Miglia. A Japanese restoration will feature stunning paint, a perfect interior and a highly detailed engine that's missing its crankshaft. An English restoration is a pile of rusty bits, slathered with Bondo, painted with a broad brush and topped off with a British Heritage Trust Certificate. And an Italian restoration begins with a scrap of metal found in a hidden Swiss junkyard, often containing the chassis number of a missing Ferrari or Alfa competition car of the '50s and '60s. After a liberal sprinkling of large-denomination Euros, suddenly a complete car appears, which is then smeared with instant patina. But internationally accepted standards? We have e-mailed the Times and asked for a set. There's a larger issue at hand They have earned their battle scars, and are only of interest to us so long as they retain them. Carrying this argument one step further, SCM advocates a provenanceweighted approach to any restoration. Using current technology, we have shown we can restore, or recreate, any car to a standard far beyond that possible when it was originally built. This is not dissimilar to having a computer repaint the Mona Lisa and, in the process, "get rid of those awful flaws." In our opinion, restorers today should view themselves as paleontologists, wielding their brushes of discovery delicately as they decide whether to sympathetically freshen a car with a light cosmetic and mechanical visitation, or to order up a brutally invasive and historically destructive full restoration. Gabbing in Monterey In response to numerous subscriber requests, we are offering a one-day, three-hour Insider's Seminar on Collecting in conjunction with the RM Monterey Sports Car Auction. RM Auctions CEO David Gooding graciously extended the invitation to us, saying, "We believe that informed bidders are good bidders, and the more reasoned they are in their buying process, the more likely they are to be happy with the cars they purchase. And we think the SCM seminars are a great help in this process." I will have an all-new presentation, entitled "Ten Ways to Get a Good Buy at Auction; the Ten Most Common Mistakes to Avoid." There will also be a hands-on examination of the cars being auctioned, in the company of the SCM analysts (the field walk). Our traditional freewheeling question-and-answer session will wind up the seminar. Space is limited; our seminars at Barrett-Jackson were completely sold out. For more information, please see page 57, or contact David Slama at 503/261-0555 ext. 206, David.Slama@sportscarmarket.com . On the Cover CS? Pebble Beach, Havana style. here. The real value of these Cuban cars is not in the underlying vehicles, but in the ways they have been adapted and maintained over the years. We're not talking about a host of 1958 fuel-injected Bel Air convertibles cruising the streets of Havana. The survivors in Cuba generally started life as base-level four-door sedans, of which even today there is no shortage in the US. What a time-wasting historical tragedy to take these nearDarwinian examples of automotive adaptation and restore them to any uniform standard, let alone some nebulous "internationally accepted" ones. Preeminent automotive connoisseur Miles Collier, in his seminars on collecting, consistently maintains that the most important decision a collector can make about a car is which period of its life to restore it to. With these Cuban cars, "restoring" them to as-new standards would simply create a mass of identical, unexceptional cars. How interested would you be in viewing a fleet of perfect 1954 Ford Fairlanes? We at SCM maintain that these Cuban cars should never be restored. 6  Nicola Wood's painting, entitled "Delahaye in Death Valley," depicts a 1939 Delahaye Type 165 said to have been built for the 1939 World's Fair in New York. "I think it has the most beautiful lines of any car I've ever seen," the artist said of its Figoni et Falaschi body. The car was restored by collector Peter Mullin, who also owns the original painting. (The leopard and the leopard print material are part of a theme that Wood likes to work into her paintings.) Wood climbed 700 feet to the top of a sand dune at 6:30 in the morning to take snapshots of the Delahaye. "It had to be in a surrounding conducive to it, not overpowering it, but helping it along," she explained. "The sand dunes had curves similar to the lines of the car." Wood's art last appeared on the cover of SCM in October 2000, with a depiction of a '66 Corvette convertible. Born in England, north of Liverpool, she studied art at the Parsons School of Design in New York and now lives in Los Angeles, where she maintains a '62 Cadillac convertible. A member of the Automotive Fine Arts Society (AFAS) since 1988, Wood was the featured artist at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in 1993 and 1997. She is presently at work on the 2002 Pebble Beach poster. SCM readers who would like a print of the Delahaye can contact the artist directly at 310/839-1027 or by e-mail at Nicola@NicolaWood.com . Several sizes are available, including a 19 x 22-inch version for $290, and a 33 x 46-inch print for $390, plus shipping.• Sports Car Market

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Bonham7 Incorporating Brooks Auctioneers &Oa NATIO/44 Irre.on V is2ich .; • PIT PASS Quail Lodge Carmel, California The Don Ricardo Collection 17 August 2002 r1:1 snip warTins „woo Bonhams are proud to offer-forsale the extraordinary collection of Mercedes-Benz Motor Cars of the late and much respected Hollywood entertainer Don Ricardo. Foremost amongst these must be the 1955 alloy-bodied 300SL Gullwing with which Don became synonymous, and in which he captured the Class E Grand Touring Sports class record of 153.711 mph at the Bonneville National Speed Trials in 1967. Other superb examples of the marque from the Collection include: 1923 Mercedes-Benz 28/95 Targa Florio With a 7250cc aviation motor sitting in a SWB Targa Florio race winning chassis, a combination seen on fewer than 12 such cars, this important piece of Mercedes history is a former AACA Grand National Award winner. For further information on this exceptional auction sale, or for a confidential and professional market appraisal without obligation, please contact: Mark Osborne (USA), James Knight (UK) or Simon Kidston (Europe). USA 500 Sutter Street San Francisco California 94102 +1 (415) 391 4000 +1 (415) 391 4040 fax Europe 10 Rue Blavignac 1227 Carouge-Geneva Switzerland +41 (0) 22 300 3160 +41 (0) 22 300 3035 fax UK Montpelier Street London SW7 1HH +44 (0) 20 7393 3900 +44 (0) 20 7393 3905 fax Australia 7 Anderson Street Sydney Australia 2028 +61 (02) 9327 7311 +61 (02) 9327 2917 fax 1928 Mercedes-Benz SS/SSK Sports Tourer Featuring a blown 7022cc engine, shortened Typ SS chassis and Works style sports two seater coachwork. 1911 Benz 50HP Victoria Touring Car by A T Demarest of New York City The only known example of the model, clothed at a cost of $10,000 by the esteemed firm of AT Demarest & Co. and purchased by C M Haynes, the president of the Chicago Grand Trunk Railway who perished on the Titanic before taking delivery. 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe Purchased new by Don Ricardo, supplied with Rudge knock-off wheels and custom luggage featuring sterling silver latches, and campaigned successfully throughout 1956 and '57 by Don with factory support. 1968 Mercedes-Benz 600 Short Wheelbase Saloon In total contrast to the sports cars in Don's collection, this is a superb example of the Mercedes-Benz flagship favoured by celebrities and captains of industry alike. tOtiallitti sootirtata C Siet v9=1;trit":§5,  3 - tar lt lots At. ototk ,,, 11: CJ

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the 1st Annual Insider's Tour at RM's Monterey auction, Saturday, 8/17/02 from 9 a.m. to noon at the DoubleTree Hotel. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the Monterey weekend's biggest car auction. Have your collector-car questions answered before you bid and enjoy Editor Martin's new presentation "Ten Ways to Get a Good Buy at Auction; the Ten Most Common Mistakes to Avoid." Sponsored by RM Auctions, Hagerty Insurance, Passport Transport, Premiere Financial Services and USAppraisal. Cost is $175 for subscribers, $225 for non subscribers. (Details on page 57.) For more information, contact David at 503/261-0555 ext. 206, or e-mail David.Slama @sportscarmarket.com . VSCM will present a one-day Insider's Seminar at the eBay/Kruse Fall Auburn auction on Saturday, 8/30-31/02, from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Instructors will be SCM Senior Auction Analyst Dave Kinney and SCM Porsche expert Jim Schrager. Sponsored by eBay/Kruse, there is no cost, but pre-registration is required. (Details on page 12.) Contact Mandi, 800/968-4444 ext. 257, mandi @kruseinternational.com . (IN) VWould you like to see SCM at your favorite newstand? Contact Kristen, service @sportscarmarket.com , 503/ 261-0555 ext. 208. SCM Events at News VTour leaves in just two months! Participants in the SCM ten-day 2002 Goodwood Motorhead's Dream Tour to England, presented by Steve Austin's Great Vacations, will visit the famous Beaulieu swap meet in addition to the Goodwood races. Special pricing for SCM subscribers. Departs 9/4, returns 9/13/02. Contact: 800/452-8434, www.steve austinsgreatvacations.com . (OR) VJoin the SCM experts in California for Overheard VCongratulations to Greg  Enneper of Las Vegas, NV, the  winner of SCM's subscription  raffle at eBay/Kruse's Man-  dalay Bay auction.  chief judge at the Hamptons 540K by Thierry Thompson. gold course in Carmel, CA, Auto Classic Concours d'Elegance, 5/26/  02. This year's event was held to benefit the  Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research  Fund. Mrs. Baldwin's son, actor Alec  Baldwin, was the honorary chief judge.  s/Sandra Kasky has been named co-chair-  man for the 2002 Pebble Beach Concours  d'Elegance. Kasky will share chairmanship  duties with Glenn Mounger.  VDave Kinney, President  of USAppraisal and SCM Se-  nior Auction Analyst, was the  8/16/02, participants are still being accepted. 425/688-1903, fax 425/646-5458, www. concorso.com . (WA) 8  Inside Line / Cindy Banzer News VThe German Maserati Club is currently working on a database that will be open to the public and will include a car's chassis number, delivery date, owners, original colors and options. Maserati owners are encouraged to fax their information to 011 49 211 683730, or email wbaeumerlphoto@aol.com . Confidentiality can be assured upon request. (GERMANY) VAutomobili Lamborghini has opened its first-ever stand-alone Lamborghini dealership in the United States. The dealership is located at 8844 Wilshire Blvd. in Beverly Hills, CA. VA convoy of French families in their veteran Citroen cars will cross the US this summer, starting in L.A. on 7/19/02 and ending in New York on 8/08/02. The 2002 Tracbar Yankee will promote and support recovery of American tourism as well as pay tribute to American veterans from. Visit www.tracbar.com, or email emb@tracbar.com . VMcLaren Performance Technologies, whose CEO is SCM supporter and enthusiast Steve Rossi, powered Alex Barron to a 4th-place finish at this year's Indy 500. sports car, 8/23-25/02, in Carlisle, PA. For more information about this year's Corvettes at Carlisle, visit www.carsatcarlisle.com , call 717/243-7855, or fax 717/243-0255. (PA) Auctions VViewers of SPEED Channel can now get a weekly dose of Meguiar's "Car Crazy TV," scheduled to air every Thursday evening at 5:30 and 10:30 PST. VAt the 5/25/02 Hamptons Auto Classic auction, a 1960 Jaguar XK 150 DHC with automatic transmission sold for a worldrecord $121,000. Read the Market Report in the August issue. Events VThierry Thompson will be hosting an artist reception at the Fingerhut Gallery in Cannel, CA, 8/16/02. Stop by and say hello. VThe 2nd annual Gathering of Exotics will be held at the Art Center College of Design Pasadena, 7/20/02. Entry is free; there is a $20 fee to show your exotic. This year's event is focusing on 12-cylinder Italian vehicles, and will have a presentation and lecture by Syd Mead. 626/396-2200. (CA) VConcorso Italiano will celebrate Italian racing cars this year. Held at the Quail Lodge VThe 5th annual Bonhams Quail Lodge sale, held in Carmel, CA, will be highlighted by Don Ricardo's collection of MercedesBenzs. Included in the collection is the 1955 Gullwing he drove to a class record at the Bonneville National Speed Trials in 1967. The sale will be held 8/17/02. 415/391-4000, www.bonhams.com. (CA) VRM has recently consigned a 1954 Ferrari 250 Monza, S/N 0442M, for their 8/16-17/02 Monterey Sports Car Auction, held at the DoubleTree hotel. The Monza will join an estimated 150 other cars at the sale. 310/246-9880, fax 310/246-9744, www.rmauctions.com . (CA) VA 1959 Chevrolet Corvette Italia Scaglietti prototype will cross the block in Russo and Steele's Sports & Muscle at the Marriott (Monterey, CA) sale, 8/17/02. 602/ 252-2697, www.russoandsteele.com . (AZ) VChristie's will be featuring Bob Barrymore's Rolls-Royce collection in their 8/18/02 Pebble Beach, CA, sale. Headlining the ten Rolls is a 1914 Silver Ghost, S/N 54PB, with coachwork by Schapiro-Schebera. 310/3852699, www.christies.com. (CA) Transitions Tom Congleton, a long-time friend of SCM, recently passed away at the age of 74. Tom was best known for his Porsche collection, which included a 917K, 907 Spyder, 906 and Elva Porsche. He was the SVRA Driver of the Year in 1987 and Benett Trophy recipient in 1985. His collection also included a GT 40 Spyder, Maserati 150S and 3500GT Spyder, Lotus 11LM, and a Mercedes-Benz Congleton behind the wheel of his beloved 6C. VCorvette's 50th anniversary will be the theme for the Rolex Monterey Historic Automobile Races, 8/16-18/02, presented by DodgeChrysler-Jeep. www.montereyhistoric.com . VAn expected 60,000 Corvette fans will be on hand to celebrate the 50th birthday ofAmerica's Gullwing and Roadsters. Congleton campaigned his 6C 2500 SS Alfa Romeo in 1,000mile rally events throughout the US and was a participant in the 1986 and 1987 Mille Miglia with his wife Marilyn. The highlight of his involvement with classic and sports cars was the opportunity to develop many close friendships with others involved with the sport.• Sports Car Market

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SCM and Car Clubs This summer, SCM will be involved in the following national car club conventions: VAlfa Romeo Owner's Club National Convention, Alfiesta, held in Costa Mesa, CA, 7/4-7/02. SCM sponsors the Sports Car Market Art Show & Model Concours, along with the caravan driving from Oregon, www.aroc-usa.org . Survival of the Fittest: Companies that are Focused and Streamlined will Survive In these challenging times, your success depends on the efficiency and focus of your management team. We've worked with senior executives of Fortune 500 companies to quickly effect change, focus key players on projects that direct money to the bottom line. and streamline their organizational activity to conserve costs. Clients include: For information about having Sports Gat Market become involved with your club's activities, VPorsche Club of America, Porsche Parade, Boise, ID, 7/288/3/02. SCM will also be sponsoring the caravan of Oregon Porsche Club owners to the event, www.parade2002.org . please contact David Slama: 503/261-7127 ext. 206, david.slama© sportscarrnarket.com Owoh Baby! No One Babies Your Baby Like We Do. The Strategy Implementation Experts Qwest Communications Seagate SPLWorldGroup We can help you focus and structure your organization to achieve results now. Learn more about us at vvww.elg.net Free initial consultation: 720-963-9212. With Intercity, delivery is always painless. We're "car people"and we understand how hard it is to part with your baby. So when the time comes to let go and relocate your automobile, choose the company that specializes in automobile transportation. Intercity is equipped with enclosed transporters, liftgate loading, insurance coverage, and door-to-door service.We deliver anywhere in the continental United States, Canada, and Mexico. A sophisticated QUALCOMM satellite tracking system closely monitors your vehicle's exact location at all times. So relax she'll be fine. / Please Call or E-mail for a FREE QUOTE. 1-800-221-3936 FAX 413-436-9422 www.intercitylines.com 41§ 552 Old West Brookfield Road •Warren, MA 01083 The official transporters for: The Auto Collections • Barrett Jackson - Bloomington Gold • Corvette Mike • Mecum Auctions • The Petersen Automotive Museum 10 Sports Car Market

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You Write, We Read All letters are subject to editing. Please address correspondence to SCM, PO Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292. Fax 503/253-2234, e-mail: mail@sportscarmarket.com Dear SCM: In response to David Cmelik's letter in the June issue (page 74), a question: "What do the car in "Risky Business" and the average 928 owner have in common?" Answer: "They're both under water."—David Scagnelli, via e-mail Dear SCM: We were the novices at the Barrett-Jackson Insider's Seminar who were looking for a fun and reliable convertible. You suggested to us that a 19641/2 to 1966 Mustang 289 would fit the bill at about $15,000. We were at the Silver auction in Portland on April 20 (see page 47). We didn't see anything terrific (but we did see Keith). Toward the end of the auction, a convertible 1984 GT 350 20th Anniversary car went up for bid. The original (and only) owner was with the car and he had kept this car as his pride and joy. Everything was original except for belts and hoses. There are only 29,500 miles on the car. He had all service records, original title, all promotional info and the original floor mats and convertible cover were still in their plastic bags with the Ford instructions attached. He had both 20th anniversary badges. He was selling due to divorce. I used the eBay/Kruse guide you gave us at Barrett-Jackson to conjure a price. My guess was that retail was between $7,000 and $8,500. I bought it for $4,800. We've had it for a few months now. The car runs great. The carburetor may need some adjustment for the initial warm-up. Once warm, this car is a dream. Thanks for all your help. Your advice saved us a lot of money and even more heartache.—Sue and Daniel Stein, Portland, OR Dear SCM: Having been in the automotive business essentially since 1968, I eagerly look forward each month to your auction reviews, as a significant number of the vehicles you report on are vehicles that I have had close exposure to prior to their becoming "collectible." I am responding to your review of the 1973 Lamborghini Espada 400GT (S/N 9332) in the June issue of Automobile magazine in the "On the Block" feature. Being an employee of Al Burtoni's Milano Imports in Gilroy, California, I can honestly attest to the reliability of July, 2002  Most of the horror stories you hear are a result of untrained and unqualified individuals working on the cars, which frequently only serves to exacerbate the original problem. We have many clients on the road whose vehicles have traveled well beyond the 65,000 miles you highlight in your review, with little or no problems beyond the normal maintenance and the expected repairs like water pumps or oil leaks as the vehicles age. Unfortunately, Lamborghini's financial woes have never allowed a serious dealer network to be created, and many owners elected to try and repair their vehicles locally as opposed to shipping them to a reputable facility. Thankfully, this is being addressed by the financial security and upper management brought by Audi.—Ken Beall, Milano Imports, Gilroy, CA Lamborghini automobiles. We have been exclusively Lamborghini for 34 years, and have an established track record and reputation for providing Lamborghini service, repair and restoration. Dear SCM: Following the passing of legendary American sports car builder Bill Devin in 2000, the Devin trademark, tooling, mechanical drawings, archives, parts, and memorabilia of Devin Sports Cars was purchased by a group of five vintage racers and Devin enthusiasts. The mission of Devin Sports Cars, LLC, formed in 2001, is to promote and preserve the legacy of Bill Devin and his cars. A recent flurry of sales and public offerings of Devin cars has resulted in a number of inquiries to our group regarding the value and authenticity of various Devin cars. We are therefore writing to add some clarity to the current market value of the various Devin cars. The Devin Panhard was a purpose-built, H-modified car, produced in small numbers in 1954; these cars were very successful and one driven by Jimmy Orr won an SCCA national championship in 1956. Very few of these cars have survived and their value is estimated at between $35,000 and $50,000, depending on condition. In the mid-1950s, Bill Devin sold literally thousands of fiberglass bodies that were used primarily on home-built specials. The value of these cars ranges widely depend- ing on the drivetrain and chassis, condition, provenance and race history. SPORTS CAR MARKET Both the Irish chassis and American chassis Devin SS cars are coveted by collectors and vintage racers alike. Over the past few years, a small number of Devin SS cars have exchanged hands, both through private sales and public auctions. Fully restored, streetprepared cars bring between $150,000 and $175,000; fully restored, well-prepared vintage race cars bring between $175,000 and $225,000, depending on the overall quality of the restoration and the extent of race preparation. In the mid to late 1980s, Mr. Devin (with the help of one of his sons) manufactured some continuation Devin SS kits to be assembled and completed by the purchaser. One such car recently sold at public auction fora little over $100,000. In the late 1950s and early 1960s, Devin Sports Cars produced the Porsche or Volkswagenpowered Devin D and later the Corvair-powered Devin C cars. The value of these cars, depending on state of tune and quality of restoration, is between $20,000 and $45,000. Mr. Devin's archives include a roster of chassis numbers for the Devin SS and Devin C and D cars. Devin Sports Cars, LLC, would be most happy to share information with owners or potential buyers of Devin cars.—Devin Sports Cars, LLC, Pasadena, CA We thank you for the information, and wish you well in your attempt to preserve this important part of American automotive history.—ED. You Write, We Read continued on page 68 In 1958 Devin Sports Cars manufactured the fabulous Devin SS. These cars were delivered as complete cars using an Irish chassis produced by Malcolm MacGregor in Belfast. Approximately 15 to 18 of these Irish chassis Devin SS cars were manufactured. These cars were very competitive in their day and have been successful in vintage racing. In 1959, because of the increasing expense associated with importing the Irish chassis, Bill Devin manufactured a handful ofAmerican (also known as California) chassis Devin SSs. Editor & Publisher: Keith Martin Managing Editor: Cindy Banzer Art Director:Tyler Roy-Hart Editorial Manager: Brian Rabold Research & Copy Editor: Bill Neill Subscriptions:Kristen Hall-Geisler Office Manager: Janice Alexander Project Manager: David Slama GraphicArtist:Kirsten Hegg Senior Auction Analysts: Dave Brownell, Dave Kinney, Richard Hudson-Evans Auction Analysts:John Apen, Chip Baldoni, B. Mitchell Carlson, Gary Hoisington Contributing Editors: Gary Anderson, Carl Bomstead, Bengt Halvorson, Alexander Leventhal,Jim Schrager, Michael Sheehan Contributors: Pat Braden, Steve Ahlgrim, Steve Dorsey, Raymond Milo, Steve Serio, Tom Young European Correspondents: Giuseppe Tomasetti (IT), Don Wilson, Sabrina Longega Wilson (FR) Internet Specialists: Matt King, Adrian Gilles Design Consultant: ScottAbts Intern: David Swig For advertising information, call Tyler Roy-Hart, 503/261-0555, ext. 202; fax 503/253-2234 artdir@sportscarmarket.com . For subscription information, call 503/261-0555, ext. 208; fax 503/253-2234; service@sportscarmarket.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 2002 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. 11

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Auction Calendar 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. JULY Iowa - July 5-6 MECUM - Des Moines Wyoming - July 6-7 SILVER - Jackson Hole France - July 8 POULAIN LE FUR - Paris England - July 12-13 BONHAMS - Goodwood Idaho - July 13 SILVER - Post Falls Colorado - July 19-20 VINTAGE GAVEL - - Montana - July 20 SILVER - Missoula Montana - July 21 SILVER - Conrad England - July 22 COYS - London England - July 24 H & H AUCTIONS Derbyshire Denver Wisconsin - July 19-20 MECUM Elkhart Lake England - July 25 BONHAMS - Beaulieu North Dakota - July 27 INT. CLASSIC AUC. - Fargo AUGUST Michigan - August 3 RM AUCTIONS - - Reno Auburn Hills Nevada - August 8-11 SILVER Germany - August 10 BONHAMS - Niirburgring Michigan - August 10-11 RM CLASSIC CARS - Indiana - August 16-17 MECUM - Valparaiso California - August 17 RUSSO AND STEELE - Monterey California - August 16-17 RM AUCTIONS - Monterey California - August 17 BONHAMS - Quail Lodge California - August 18 CHRISTIE'S - Pebble Beach California - August 23-24 MECUM - Pleasanton Pennsylvania - August 23-24 MECUM - Carlisle Indiana - August 29-September 2 EBAY/KRUSE - Auburn Detroit - Indiana - August 30-31 VINTAGE GAVEL - Auburn Idaho - August 31-September 1 SILVER - Sun Valley SEPTEMBER Massachusetts - September 7 MECUM Topsfield England - September 6-8 BONHAMS - Beaulieu England - September 6-8 BONHAMS - Goodwood England - September 10 CHRISTIE'S - London South Dakota - September 14 INT. CLASSIC AUC. - France - September 20 COYS - Le Mans New York - September 21 RM AUCTIONS - England - September 21 CHEFFINS - Bedfordshire Iowa - September 28 MECUM - Des Moines Texas - September 27-29 EBAY/KRUSE - San Antonio OCTOBER England - October 2 H & H AUCTIONS - Derbyshire New York City NOVEMBER California - November 1-3 EBAY/KRUSE - Santa Clara Illinois - November 1-2 MECUM - St. Charles England - November 14 BONHAMS - Harrogate Michigan - November 15-17 RM AUCTIONS, INC. - Novi• Sioux Falls England - October 3 COYS - Westminster Pennsylvania - October 11 BLACKHAWK - Hershey Pennsylvania - October 11 BONHAMS - Hershey Mississippi - October 11-12 INT. CLASSIC AUC. - Biloxi Missouri - October 12 MECUM - Kansas City Missouri - October 18-20 COLLECTOR CARS INT. - Branson England - October 19-20 BONHAMS - Stafford Michigan - October 25-27 RM AUCTIONS, INC. - - Charlotte Tennessee - October 26 MECUM - Knoxville Novi North Carolina - October 26 MECUM megulars.com • carcrazycentral com Customer Help Center 800-347-5700

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SCM & Car Clubs - Oregon Porsche Club & Ferrari Club of America The Oregon Region Porsche Club Half a Mille Miglia Spring Tour, overnighting in Walla Walla, WA. SCM sponsored a pouring of premium Washington wines by L'Ecole No. 41, Buty Winery, K Vintners and Walla Walla Vintners. John Draneas, president of the Oregon Porsche club, with editors Banzer and Martin. Boxster in front of the Condon Hotel (OR), site of Sunday's epicurean extravaganza that featured fried rattlesnake bites and spicy deer wings. SCM'ers Doug and Elizabeth Daniels savoring the Walla Walla Vintners '99 Cabernet Franc. The Daniels' non-Porsche, carrying the license plate "Wiper" We'll see them next on the SCM "Goodwood" tour to England. SCM'er Greg Garrison's 410 Superamerica. F40 at the Ferrari Club of America's National Convention, Los Angeles. Dinos on the Avenue of the Stars. Mix one part body, one part junkyard Boano from the RM auction, and bingo! Instant Testarossa. 14 Track day, a mechanic's delight. Three years of wear in under 30 minutes. Haven't you always wanted a used noseskin from a P4? Sports Car Market

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Ask The X-perts Cut to the Chase (who isn't), but I'm not prepared to part with the $300k to $350k that will be necessary to do so. I see Spyder conversions done to Daytona coupes covered in your pages, and they seem to sell in the $100,000 to $125,000 range. D What is your opinion on buying a cut Daytona? Is it an economical way to muss my hair while driving a V12, or will I be saddled with a chop job when I try to sell it?—D. W, via e-mail John Apen replies: Buying any converted car is a tough de- Straman conversion (S/N 15243), not sold at $104,449, Gstaad 2001. cision. Part of the choice is based on money, and part is determined by how emotionally ready you are to drive a conversion. At every Ferrari meet you go to, the first question you will be asked is, "Is it a real one?" Of course, one solution to that is simply to avoid Ferrari meets. In terms of value, the prices of both original and cut Daytonas have been steady for the last decade, following the 1986 to 1990 period of market volatility. With that in mind, a cut Daytona is probably not going to be a really bad investment, and a real one is not likely to be a great investment, either. Prices for both are simply stable. Of course, if the market takes off again, the chances are much greater that a real Spyder will skyrocket. Hence, our assertion that the decision is as much emotional as economic. (Except, of course, that the $200k difference between the two, earning 6% in a bond fund, will pay for a lot of yearly maintenance.) If your ego can handle driving around town in a cut car, the conversion is obviously the bang-for-buck choice. Just don't try to take it to the Breakers. Somewhere around 100 coupes were converted to Spyders. Richard Straman cut about 25, SCM's own Michael Sheehan cut 25, another 25 or so were cut in Europe, and perhaps 25 were cut by various other individual shops. As you can see, they aren't particularly rare, so you can afford to be picky. I drove both Straman and Sheehan conversions years ago, and they were very satisfying. Some of the others I have driven were not so good in terms of craftsmanship or driving. Straman reinforced the chassis on most of his conversions with extra steel on the lower frame members and I would look for one with that feature. Ultimately, I think that either a Straman or Sheehan conversion would be a lot of fun, not a terrible investment, not too hard on the bank account and, as mentioned above, the $200k savings can buy a lot of other things. Like 16  perhaps a 275 GTS to sit next to the Daytona in the garage. Dear X-perts: Jam considering purchasing an unusual Alfa Romeo 1900 from the 1950s. The car is so rare that I have no idea whether the asking price is reasonable. The car appears to be in exceptional condition, but I'm also uncertain about its originality. Could you direct me in how to proceed?—CZ. via e-mail Pat Braden replies: Without alleging that the Alfa you are looking at is suspect, you should be aware that the number of special-bodied Alfa fakes has increased dramatically over the last several years. Unless the Alfa comes with substantial documentation, and can be verified by Elvira Ruocco of the Alfa archives in Arese, Italy, I would be very suspicious of its origins. (Fax 011 39 029 315746.) The things you're looking for include a build sheet from the bodymaker, photographs of the car in the year of its manufacture, photos of the car in competition, references to the car in literature, maintenance and restoration receipts and an auction history of the car. Without any of the documentation mentioned, treat the car as a collection of parts, then put a price on it. You may choose to buy it as it sits, and ignore any questions of originality. My only caution is, in the absence of documentation, to discount any heritage claimed for the car when negotiating price. Aside from paperwork, closely inspect the mechanicals to verify that the engine and chassis details match (i.e., they are consistent for the make and model). There is a new but growing market for "constructed or reconstructed" cars. The less charitable term is "fake." Recently, a number of old Alfas have been created, either by modifying the existing car, assembling parts from several cars, or by manufacturing a large vol- ear X-perts: I am interested in owning a Ferrari Daytona Spyder ume of missing parts. The models being offered range from the 6C 1750 Gran Sport to "replica" TZs and GTAs. There are two 8C Grand Prix Alfas with the same serial numbers (chassis made one car; engine made another), an 8C 2900 roadster—now brilliantly restored—that had been in a barn fire and was buried for several decades (most of the damaged parts accompanied the car, and the crankcase and crank are original) and of course innumerable Giulietta Sprint Veloces that started life as Normales (see Profile on page 62). There's a V12 Grand Prix Alfa that spent most of its life in Argentina as a two-seat roadster, and I'm currently corresponding with a gentleman who has located some G1 parts (from 1921-22) and is exploring the possibility of making a whole car out of them. My old 8C 2300 (chassis/engine 2211133), which I owned as a long-chassis drophead coupe, is now running around in France as a Monza. A 1900 SS Zagato coupe was recently offered for sale by a very reputable museum, only to have the new owner discover it was a rebodied 2-liter (he got his money back). In the 1960s I was friends with a fellow whose business was to take SSK Mercedes sedans and convert them into SSKLs: he shortened and drilled the chassis and fitted them with replica bodies. More recently, a fellow in the Los Angeles area has been converting some Mercedes sedans into 300SL coupes, using his own fiberglass bodies. His workmanship is so good that he has been commended by Mercedes (the cars still can't carry the three-pointed star, however). Then there are the Beck Porsche Spyders, which have attained a level of respectability on their own. I mention all these cars simply to demonstrate my growing conviction that in the future there will be a place in the market for replica or reconstructed cars. They will never bring the prices of cars with full provenance, but they will still be marketable. Do your homework, get in touch with experts, then make an offer commensurate with what you have discovered. And remember, the factors that affect your valuation of the car upon purchase are exactly the same ones that will help determine its market price when you go to sell. Send your collector car questions to the Xperts. E-mail: copyed@sportscarmarket.com; snailmail: PO. Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292; fax: 503/253-2234.• Sports Car Market

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At www.hagerty.com , you can no •o it all Get  sick insurance quote on your collector car. Fill out an plication. Scan and send in a photo. E-mail s about a claim. Kinda makes your finger twitch just thinking about it, Huh? CLASSIC HAGEITY 800.922.4050  INSURANCE

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Ferrari Profile 1985 288 GTO Berlinetta Chassis number: ZFFPA16B000055683 Engine number: 114B062 ntroduced in 1984, the 288 GTO was built for Group B racing, though most of the 272 examples made for homologation were in road-going trim. As happens occasionally, some lucky customers were able to buy a superb road car because others wanted to go to the track. In standard form, this engine produced a massive 400 bhp with 365 ft/lbs torque at 3,800 rpm. Top speed was 190 miles per hour and 0 to 62 miles per hour could be achieved in less than five seconds. Even so, it was a perfectly tractable road car and even air conditioning was an option. Moto-Technique was responsible for fitting air conditioning and also for repairing the bodywork when, in April 2001 this car had an argument with the side of a cliff in southern France, fortunately at low speed. The repairs were undertaken without regard to cost and the fastidious vendor describes the condition of the body, and every other element of the car, as "excellent." It is, naturally, finished in Rosso Corsa while the seats are upholstered in black leather. Current mileage stands at just 17,000 kilometers. Ferrari is jealous of its heritage and only an outstanding car would be allowed to inherit a designation as glorious as "GTO." With only 272 examples of the 288 GTO made, it is the rarest road-going Ferrari of the past 35 years and one of the most desirable of all times. I This vehicle sold for $223,797, including buyer 's premium, at the Bonhams Gstaad sale, held December 18, 2001. The Group B class was a series dominated by well-fundedfactory teams and followed by a hard-core, mainly European fan base. How well the 288 might have done will never be known as the series was discontinued before the car had a chance to run. The 288 project started with a new frame and the car was designed from there. The twin-turbo engine was mounted longitudinally with the transmission attached to the rear. The body was formed from composite material. Virtually every part on the car is unique to the 288, including the suspension, gas tanks, mirrors and all of the trim. The elegant styling of the 288 retains the delicate lines of the 308 GTB, yet adds a degree of no-nonsense performance. Unfortunately, the similarity leads some enthusiasts to the incorrect conclusion that a 288 is a 308 in wide-body disguise. Driving a 288 GTO is, for an automotive enthusiast, one of life 's ultimate pleasures. It has a fully finished interior with comfortable seats and good air conditioning. The steering is light, Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up/major service Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine #  Club  Web site Altematives   4.0  q't _ : : ' barely retaining adhesion, and scenery turns to a blur. The sensation is a combination of brute force coupled with the taut control offered by the excellent Ferrari tubular chassis. The "argument with the side of a cliff" history of S/N 55683 significantly hurts its value. Selling the car in a public forum with the accident damage announced, while the proper thing to do, may have hurt its value. Ferrari collectors covet virgins and 55683 is now a deflowered maiden. While it may have been repaired "without regard to cost," money cannot buy originality. The owner choosing to sell the car so soon after its repair was not confidence-inspiring. 1984-85 272 $80,000 $275,000-$375,000 $1,000/$4,000 $125 Under engine cover on right rear corner of frame On top of block, toward the front Ferrari Club of America, P.O. Box 720597, Atlanta, GA 30358; Ferrari Owner's Club, 8642 Cleta St., Downey, CA 90241 www.FerrariClubofAmerica.org , www.FerrariOwnersClub.org Porsche 959, Jaguar XJ220 SCM Investment Grade  the interior noise level is acceptable and the suspension is well suited for grand touring. The engine starts easily, idles smoothly and glides effortlessly throughout the rpm range. Floor the throttle and the 288 emits a scream that goes from mild to hair-raising as the rpms increase and the turbos reach full boost. The tires rip at the pavement, 1985 Ferrari 288 GTO Berlinetta Lot #220, S/N ZFFAA16B000055181 Condition: 2 In the late '80s, the value of 288s exceeded the million-dollar mark. It quickly dropped as the market receded and has stabilized in the $200,000 to $300,000 range. With this car, if the accident damage was truly repaired to as-new condition, it could bring the new owner a nice profit if hand-sold in an environment where a proper examination of the car could be performed. The 288 GTO will never achieve the value and notoriety of the 250 GTO due to its absolute lack of competition heritage. And, as mentioned above, their visual similarity to the mass-produced 308 doesn't do their prices any favors. Nonetheless, the 288 GTO is a rare factory supercar that was in fact built to go racing. The combination of low production numbers, competition intent and prodigious performance has kept the value of the 288 GTO steady. While it's unlikely that prices for these cars will soar, it is equally unlikely that they will ever be worth significantly less than they are today.—Steve Ahlgrim (Historic data and photo courtesy of auction company.)• Recent Sales of Note 1985 Ferrari 288 GTO Berlinetta RM, Amelia Island, FL, March 11, 2000 Sold at $313,500 SCM ID# 21586 Lot #176, S/N ZFFAA16B000055683 (same car) Condition: 1 Brooks Europe, Geneva, Switzerland, March 5, 2000 Sold at $228,787 SCM ID# 22275 ar Market

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Sheehan Speaks / Michael Sheehan Ferrari Arbitrage I n today's age of instant information, in the form of e-mail, faxes and the Internet, and the growing globalization of the economy, one could surmise that prices of Ferraris would be standardized worldwide. For example, when RM, Christie's or Bonhams has a sale, SCM GOLD-level members receive an e-mail within 72 hours of the sale, notifying them of the prices paid. In the face of this kind of value information, it's hard to imagine that someone could sell equivalent cars for much more, or that they would be willing to take substantially less than the auctions are getting. However, because of fluctuations in currency rates, differences in importation and tax laws and the ups and downs of economies around the world, Ferrari prices do vary. This variance provides a buying opportunity for enthusiasts and a livelihood for those brokers who trade globally. For instance, the low-mile, no-stories F40 that is worth as much as $350,000 in the US would only bring $250,000, at most, in Germany or Japan. And if your precious winged wonder has traveled, say, 15,000 kms and has a few rock chips on the nose (the horror), the perfection-loving Americans will discount the car to less than $300,000, buyers in Germany are likely to pay only $220,000 for it, and it has suddenly become saleproof in Japan. While the market for new Ferraris such as the 360, 550 and 575 in Japan is reasonably strong, with these cars selling at list price, the market for used Ferraris from the 512 BB up to the 355 is very weak. Meanwhile, the market in Japan for collector cars before the Boxer essentially no longer exists. We note in passing that Japan is the ultimate example of how the car market changes over time. In the 1980s it was believed that the thousands .14 vAl - -1,..101111,404,V. WIN INV • Boxers: up to $75,000 in the US, no market in Japan. of Ferraris, Maseratis and other exotics that went to Japan would never return. In addition to cars, the Japanese began real estate "binge buying," snapping up prestigious tracts like Pebble Beach and Rockefeller Center. Then the unthinkable happened. Japan started sliding into a recession in 1990, and each year it seems to get deeper and darker. Large car collections were broken up and sent back overseas at a deep discount. Pebble Beach and the Rock were sold to American investors, at a substantial loss. Commercial real estate in Tokyo is, in some instances, valued at 90% less than it was a decade ago. A strong yen, aggressive lending by banks and buoyant consumer confidence are just a memory, and Japan's pre-eminence in the collector car world has vaporized. 0,iattit WAAtud We make leasing as simple as turning the key. 47 Sherman Hill Road Woodbury, CT 06798 FINANCIAL SERVICES Serving your leasing need, int 203-267-7700 FAX: 203-267-7773 DEALER INQUIRIES WELCOME Visit our Website at www.WhytiotLease.cont July, 2002 19

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Late-model used Ferraris are much cheaper in Europe than the US. This weakness makes for some very attractive buys. For instance, 456 GTs seem to be on their way to becoming the 400is of this generation (some in Europe call them the Mondial 12, not meant as a compliment). For $75,000, you can find a very nice European 456, which represents an enormous amount of performance for the money. Be aware, however, with any European Ferrari, that they are far more likely to have been run hard and put away wet than their American counterparts. The lax enforcement of speed limits on the Autostrada, coupled with a tradition of driving like a bat out of hell even when just cruising to the local trattoria, means these cars can get more heavy use in six months than most American Ferraris will get in their lifetimes. And you must factor in the costs of importation and certification as well. As the European auctions show, late 1980s TRs in Europe are absurdly cheap, with low-mileage clean cars selling in the $40,000 range—sometimes less than a 328 GTS. Unfortunately, once a European enthusiast factors in gasoline at $4 a gallon, insurance and exorbitant vehicle registration and use fees, these cars are no longer a bargain for a local user. And their prices aren't far enough below those in the US to make them worth importing. As far as classics, you should be able to find a very nice carbureted Boxer in, for example, Germany, at around $50,000.Less than $100,000 is the right number for a Daytona with no apparent needs. The US remains the strongest market for new cars, and also a major profit center for most of the European manufacturers. While Mercedes, BMW, Ferrari, et al. now build "world cars," the world cars sold in the US are much more expensive than virtually identical cars sold in Europe. This in part is what creates the thriving market for one- to five-year-old graymarket 550s and 360s here. The US market for 15- to 20-year-old enthusiast Ferraris, from the 512 BBs up to the 355, is robust. A first-line Boxer can bring up to $75,000 if hand sold to the proper enthusiast, while even 355 Fl Spyders—now suffering in the shadows as the 360 takes over as the flavor of the month— are still strong at $125,000 for brilliant examples. Modena 360 Spyders are holding strong with prices above $260,000 not uncommon (against an MSRP of $180,000). Just a $25k spread between Euro and US four-cams. While the US market for 275 GTB/4s and similar-era cars is closer to the rest of the world, car for car, you can still get more money by selling here. A good four-cam is worth $300,000 stateside, about $25,000 more than Europe. Similarly, a Daytona that struggles to get $100k in Japan will easily sell for $115,000 or more over here. If you're thinking about exploiting these value differences, be sure to factor in the costs of acquiring a car overseas and shipping it back. Also, for those cars less than 25 years old (and therefore subject to EPA and DOT regulations), realize that specialist companies will charge $25,000 and more to find, federalize and deliver a late-model European or Japanese Ferrari to your US door. Also, with a gray market car, you generally don't have the same warranty assurances and dealer support you get by buying US-spec cars. It's often said that there is no such thing as a free lunch—if you choose to save a bundle by buying a late-model Ferrari overseas, be aware that if you have any serious problems, you may find yourself adrift at sea in a very leaky boat.• CHARLES S. CRAIL AUTOMOBILES WWW.CHARLESCRAIL.COM 805.568.1934 - FAX 805.568.1533 -41411111111111111. 1931 Bentley 8-Litre Vanden Plas 2-Door Sport Tourer Very rare short chassis. Completely original and in exceptional condition. Two owners since new - first owner Woolf Barnato. re.="aft°11111111 1935 Delage 0885 Two Scot Disappearing Top Drophead Coupe Body by Chapron Clabot. A unique opportunity to acquire a one-off potential contour, 1938 Bentley 4-1, 4 L. Vanden Plas Overdrive Drophead Coupe #1342MR Earl s Court London Motor Show Car. Recent complete restoration. Regal red with beige leather. Full tool kit. Overdrive. Ready to show. Reasonably pnc,1 2rytrillif 1932 Delage 8N Town Car by Fernandez and Dar rin. Spectacular styling that will make an exceptional statement at Pebble Beach. Nice older restoration. Very low roofline, extremely sporty. 1936 Halls Hoyt: r l'hantom III Bar Iscr I wo Seat Sport Coupe with Dickey Seat #3802 Recent-complete restoration. One off design. Black and burgundy. Ready to show. Reasonably priced. 20 1959 BMW 507 Series II Roadster. Red w,'black leather. Exceptionally nice. Correct engine. Lovely to drive. Sports Car Market

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Ferraris For Sale ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Regular classified only $15 per month. 58 250 GT ELLENA, the cheapest event car available, new paint and exhaust, very good condition. E-mail: simonrandy@aol.com $95,000.310-274-7440. Fax 310-274-9809. CA 64 LUSSO, matching numbers, 93,500 km, blue, excellent condition, unrestored. 17 years same owner. $125,000. Ed, 407645-5244. FL 67 330 GTC, number 9607, cream with black interior. Wire wheels. Well-maintained by same owner for 20 years. $88,000 obo. John, 206-329-4529. WA 67330 GTC, red/black, #11251, late car with hood vents, upgraded transaxle and CV joints. Drives well, everything works. Good cosmetics including paint. Very good mechanically www.continentalautosports.com $89,000. 630-655-3535. IL 67 275 GTB/4, #9337, fly yellow w/black interior. Borranis, proper tools and manuals, complete history. Shown in competition many times. 59,000 km. $329,000. James Dawson, 614-354-6605 anytime. OH 67 275 GTB/4, #9993, red/black, nice example, drives very well, excellent drivetrain, nice cosmetics. We just rebuilt the suspension (shocks, ball joints, bushings). www.continentalautosports.com 630-655-3535. IL 67 GTS, s/n 10719, US model, red, black, 68,000 miles, very original, new XWXs on Borranis, full tools, not a garage queen, driven and enjoyed regularly, very well-sorted and trouble-free. E-mail: sbastro@aol.com $198,000. 310-801-8846. CA 69 246 GT DINO, s/n 00316, red/black, 60K miles, US model, Daytona seats, excellent condition throughout, very dependable, displayed in Cavallino show in Palm Beach. $75,000 obo. 561-252-0177. Fax 561-6165821. FL 69 365 GTC, red with newly done Connolly black leather interior, a/c, wires, rare, 1 of 150 produced. www.fanatasyjunction.com $110,000. Fantasy Junction, 510-653-7555. Fax 510-653-9754. CA 70 365, 2+2, V12, light blue on navy, new clutch, alloys, drives great. 303-777-1119. CO 72 365 GTC4, silver with black interior, 22K miles, one owner, all books and tools. $57,500 obo. 530-435-2627. CA 74 246 GTS, s/n 02768, metallic blue, navy interior, 26K miles, original owner, looks, runs great. $82,500. 440-442-4088. OH 77 512BB, red with black leather interior, air and AM/FM CD, complete service history with books, tools, EPA papers and showroom brochure, this concours condition car runs and drives perfectly. $71,990. 215-322-2124. PA 85 GTSi, black, camel leather. Quattrovalvole (fuel injected). 5-speed, 28K original miles, books, records, manuals. Power windows, antenna, door locks, AM/FM cassette. berlinerclassiccars.com $45,000 obo. Berliner Classic Cars, 954923-7271. FL • FULL FACILITIES FEATURING SALES, SERVICE, PARTS, RACE PREP AND OFF-SITE BODYSHOP W'W'W.IFIM1SOCAL.COM FOR A FREE SUBSCRIPTION TO OUR EMAIL NEWSLETTER, EMAIL US AT: PPERSICHIN@AOL.COM FERRARI AND MASERATI OF ORANGE COUNTY 1425 WEST BAKER STREET COSTA MESA, CA 92626 PHONE (714) 662-7600 FAX (714) 662-7555 CUEnnt OF  MASEPATI ORANGE COUNTY THE ONLY FACTORY AUTHORIZED DEALER IN ORANGE AND SAN DIEGO COUNTIES Your Best Way to Lease the Best • Custom-Tailored Leases • From 24 to 60 Months • Equity Transfers • Early-Termination Rebates • Business & Individual • Coast-to-Coast Service • Dealer Inquiries Welcome • Lease to Own PUTNAM FINE AUTOMOBILE LEASING NEW/PRE-OWNED/EXOTIC/COLLECTIBLES SINCE 1983 SOLE AUTHORIZED LEASINGAGENT FOR BARRETT-JACKSON & CAVALLINO CLASSIC Greenwich, CT 800.278.0071 Please Visit PutnamLeasina.com Scottsdale, AZ 888.995.5800

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English Car Profile 1965 Aston Martin DB5 Convertible Chassis number: DB5/1252/L T he DB5 convertible may be rightly regarded as the perfected Aston Martin—the product of deliberate and steady improvement in performance, reliability, comfort and appearance to a plane unequalled by its Continental rivals. The DB5 flowed smoothly from the DB4, gaining a small measure of displacement (from 3.7 to 4.0 liters) and power (from 240 to 282 horsepower). Its body flowed even more smoothly, adopting the covered headlights pioneered on the short-wheelbase DB4GT by Zagato and offered on some later DB4GTs. The DB5 body is the essence of refined design: beautiful, sophisticated and free of non-functional embellishment. The DB5 's Tadek Marek-designed alloy block, dual overhead-camshaft, inline sixcylinder engine had been introduced in 1958 in the DB4, similar in concept and layout to the W.O. Bentley-designed Lagonda engine used in earlier David Brown Astons. After several years of development, it provided ample horsepower for high-speed touring with abundant torque for quick acceleration and smooth driving in traffic. It also produced a distinctive (and, yes, refined) exhaust note that is uniquely identifiable as emanating from an Aston Martin. Only 123 of the 1,021 DB5s built were convertibles, making them very rare and highly sought. The 1965 Aston Martin DB5 convertible pictured here is an exceptional example of this rare and satisfying model. It is fitted with chrome wire wheels and has the four-speed gearbox with overdrive for relaxed cruising. Many owners regard this David Brown-built gearbox as superior to the ZF five-speed that succeeded it during the DB5 production—particularly because it is much quieter when cruising in overdrive. It is finished in British Racing Green with tan Connolly leather interior and a tan top, as well as the rich wood garnishments for which British automobiles are noted. Restored some ten years ago, it is still in superb condition, attesting to both the quality of its restoration and to the care and maintenance it has received. This DB5C sold at RM 's Amelia Island auction, March 9, 2002, for $170,500, including buyer 's premium. Years produced  Numbers produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine #  Club  My first brush with the visual and emotional splendor that is the Aston Martin DB5C came in September 1987. It was a right-hand-drive example, in refrigerator white, overpriced and in need of a sympathetic restoration. And I still regret not swapping my restored 246 GT Ferrari and $5,000 for it. Web site  Alternatives  SCM Investment Grade  DB5s are iconic automobiles for Aston Martin, and for the entire car world as well. You can make the argument that there are far more important, valuable or beautiful cars out there, but you cannot win the argument that there are better-known cars, thanks to James Bond. Further, I'm pleased to report that after too many years stuck behind the wheel of a twinkidneyed "ultimate boring machine," Mr Bond will be back where he 1964 Aston Martin DB5 Coupe Lot #87, S/N DB5/1301/L Condition: I Christie's, Pebble Beach, CA, August 19, 2001 Sold at $138,000 belongs, piloting an Aston Martin come this November From a mercenary point of view, this can't do anything but help the values of all Astons. This particular car was well known to me. It had passed through a Philadelphia dealer a number of years ago and was owned by a responsible car collector who properly cared for his beloved toys. To a bidder considering plunking down nearly 200 large at an auction, this Aston's traceable history was certainly worth more than a cup of coffee and a pair of bear claws. The car was well represented by an agent for the seller, as well. 1963-65 123 $110,000-$ 160,000 $1,200-$2,400 $55 Chassis plate in engine compartment, right-hand side near firewall; stamped in chassis, lower left-hand side near bottom of suspension wishbone On top of block, front left-hand side AMOC, Attn: Susan Laskey, 1301 Avenue of the Americas, 30th Floor, New York, NY 10019; e-mail: slaskey@freeman-co.com www.amoc.org Ferrari 275 GTS, Maserati 3500 Spyder, Mercedes-Benz 300SL roadster $11,800 Left-hand-drive DB5Cs in the US are not terribly common, and only a handful appear for sale every year in the usual condition range from rat-assed to gorgeous. This car 's bodylines were straight, the underside was original and correct, and all the mechanical components appeared to be in order Detailing under the hood was about average; very little TLC will be needed to bring it up a few notches. If I could pick one area I would criticize ever so slightly, it would be the interior The leather was very usable, but this car deserves new Connolly The rest of the car is so straight; a re-trim would bring this car from very good to "most excellent, Wayne!" If the new owner took the time and expense to re-trim, he would still be right side up on value, which is always a nice bonus. Finally recovering from the slump that lasted from 1989 to 1991, certain Astons have accelerated strongly in the last year The rare examples—DB4GT (especially Zagato-bodied cars), DB5 coupes, DB5C and DB6 Short Chassis Volantes—have been especially strong. This car was a very good example, and should be considered well bought in the current market.—Steve Serio (Historic data and photo courtesy of auction company)• Recent Sales of Note 1964 Aston Martin DB5 Convertible Lot #97, S/N DB5C/1259/C Condition: 3+ Coys of Kensington, Silverstone, England, July 31, 1999 Sold at $108,227

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The English Patient / Gary Anderson Leather and Louvers Dear Mr. Anderson: I'm looking for an Austin-Healey and have decided I want the earlier version, with the four-cylinder engine, keyhole grille and no hood scoop or door handles. I've been told that the 100M version is the most desirable and have seen some cars advertised that way. Is there a chance these rarer versions can be faked, and i f so how can I tell the difference?— Terry McCool, via e-mail You certainly are a person of discerning tastes. Based on market values, the Austin-Healey 100M is by far the most desirable of the big Healeys. This model is rare—BMC records indicate that only 640 cars were shipped from the factory to be sold with the 100M designation. It is attractive, with the simpler lines of the early Healey, but with a louvered bonnet and leather strap. And it offers performance that wasn't equaled again by the Healeys until the 3-liter version of the six-cylinder engine was introduced in 1959. The enhanced capability of the 100M came from a set of modifications first installed on the cars that Healey ran at Le Mans in 1953. The components included two 11/4-inch SU carburetors, a cold-air box with air duct from behind the grille, a high-lift camshaft, a distributor with a modified advance curve that matched the high-lift cam, a heavier anti-sway bar, and the louvered bonnet with bonnet strap. The confusion begins with the fact that this set of "Le Mans modifications" could be bought as a kit as early as mid-1953 and installed by the dealer or private owner. All of the modifications are now being reproduced, so even today you can order a Le Mans modification kit for your standard Healey 100. Beginning in 1954, the Healey 100s could be special-ordered from the factory with the Le Mans modifications. These cars would be trucked from Longbridge to Donald Healey's company in Warwick, where the bonnets were removed and louvered, and the engine modifications installed. The cars would then be trucked back for shipment to the dealer. web: www.pamotoncom • 610.666.1966 fax 610.666.9422 OR S Circle Dr. Oaks, PA 19456 410 North Check inside the cockpit molding before buying. Based on Geoffrey Healey's notes, we believe that about 600 of these special-order cars passed through Warwick, though no specific records were kept by Healey or the factory. Finally, in September 1955, British Motor Corporation decided to market the modified version as a separate model when the new BN2 version of the 100 was introduced. This model was advertised as the 100M. Instead of having regular cars taken off the assembly line, these cars were produced by the body maker with the special bonnet already installed. Records kept by BMC indicate that 640 bodies arrived at the factory for assembly with the louvered bonnets. It is these 640 cars that are formally called 100Ms. email: info@pamotoncom 1937 Jaguar SS 100 1967 Chevrolet Con elte Roackter L 71 427/435 , fully documented ownership and papers, exceptionally restored 595,000 1949 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 SS Cabrio Ex Paris Salon and Prince Rainier, well restored mechanically, very nice cosmetics S171,000 Very nice older restoration, converted to 3.5 liter, all correct and original body and lights S149,900 1957 Ferrari 210 GI Boano Outside plug, later motor, outside filler, receipts, rally ready, drives excellent S121,000 July, 2002 1996 Bentley Azure Convertible 6,000 miles, as new, one owner car, all books and service records, replacement cost would be $380,000 S169,000 1965 Lainborghini GT 310 Alloy Fully restored, 3 seat version, Alloy, 1 of 21, outstanding example S89,900 23

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For a 100M Healey to justify the added premium (often $10,000 or more over a regular model), the seller should be able to show you the build certificate from the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust. This certificate will state that the car with the chassis number and body number matching the car you're buying was originally shipped with a louvered bonnet, indicating that it is a 100M. You'll also want to make sure that all the original modifications are in place, including the carburetors, which have serial numbers hand-etched into them, and a high- Rebuilding wire wheels, a costly proposition. performance distributor. In addition, the louvered bonnet and trunk lid will have the body number stamped into them. Finally, as the ultimate test, you will want to make sure the body you are looking at is, in fact, the one shown on the certificate. For this, the chassis and body number plates are not sufficient proof, since they can easily be forged to match the certificate. Ask the seller to remove the cockpit moldings (they come off easily with just a screwdriver), and you should find the body number handstamped on the inside of them. Because of variations in body stampings, the cockpit moldings were hand-fitted to each body. Once that was done, they were stamped with the body numbers so they wouldn't get accidentally switched during assembly. If all these numbers match the body number on the build certificate, then you can be as sure as possible that you have one of the original 640 100Ms produced. Dear Mr. Anderson: I have wire wheels on my Jaguar XK 120 and they are in pretty sorty shape. The paint is chipped, and many spokes are broken. Should I have them rebuilt, or should I just buy new ones?—Jan Griffin, Sunnyvale, CA We discussed this issue with Mike Edgerton, manager of customer service at Dayton Wheels in Ohio, the primary manufacturer of wire wheels in this country, as well as specialists at Hendrix Wire Wheel and British Wire Wheel. They all agree that it is still possible to rebuild wire wheels as long as the splines are in good shape. However, they point out that for most wire wheels, it just isn't cost-effective any longer. To rebuild a wheel so that a company is willing to certify it as safe to drive, all spokes have to be removed—not just the broken ones—and the hub and rim have to be stripped of their paint or chrome. Then the spokes have to be replaced and the wheel trued, a process that must be done by hand. After that, the wheel can be repainted or rechromed. For wheels in sizes that are still being produced, it's much less expensive, and probably safer, just to buy a new one. Dayton produces wire wheels in nearly every standard size used on postwar British cars, including 14-, 15-, and 16-inch diameters and 4-, 4 1/2-, 5- and 6-inch widths. There are also some overseas companies that produce the 18-inch wheels fitted to prewar Jaguars and MG-TCs for sale by US parts sources, again at prices that are considerably less than the cost to rebuild a wheel. However, for the concours-focused enthusiast who cares about the subtle differences between these new wheels and the original wheels, or for the individual with a car that can't be fitted with one of these standard sizes—like the Duesenberg or Packard owner—Dayton Wheel (www.daytonwirewheels.com ) does offer a rebuilding service. There are also various local specialists who can do this demanding job. Just expect to pay a significant premium over what a manufactured wheel would cost. Mr Anderson is publisher of British Car magazine. Please direct your English car questions to editorgaty@aol.com; fax 650/949-9685.• Affordable, Agreed Value Insurance for Hobbyists. American Hobbyist is dedicated to serving car hobbyists of all stripes. Whether your collector vehicle is a classic sports car, or a new, limited-production vehicle (or anything in-between), we can help. Our policy provides Agreed Value coverage, one charge for liability and no restrictive mileage limitations.* Visit our website for an instant on-line quote or call: I (800) 395-4835 www.AmericanHobbyist.com 2501 S.E. Aviation Way • Stuart, FL 34996 AMERICAN HOBBYIST INSURANCE AGENCY Underwritten by American Reliable Insurance Company * Certain restrictions and limitations apply and may vary by state. Not available in all states. 24  Sports Car Market

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English Cars For Sale ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Regular classified only $15 per month. AC 62 BRISTOL GREYHOUND, lh drive, knock-off wire wheels, alloy body. $9,800 best offer over. 201-818-0856. NJ ALLARD 47 K2, convertible, good running condition, '51 Mercury flathead engine with aluminum Edelbrock heads and aluminum Allard intake, twin Holley carbs, rhd, mostly original. 915-677-4161. 915-893-5837.TX ASTON MARTIN 53 DB2, drophead coupe, rhd, #LML50403, excellent driver. E-mail: chezdeull@juno.com 716-731-9623. NY 67 DB6, black, red leather, lhd, records, new brakes & boosters, no rust, beautiful car, chrome excellent, low miles, drive anywhere, bought new by actress Jayne Mansfield. $59,000 obo. 813-287-2654. FL 92 VIRAGE, coupe, rare, 5-speed, red/tan, 20,000 ml, absolutely mint show room condition. $69,500. 734-675-3575. MI AUSTIN-HEALEY 55 100-4, BN1-L/227408, black w/black, 64,000 original miles, very good condition, Heritage Trust Certificate, new interior, head, carbs, brakes, starter and generator rebuilt, original red top, tonneau, and curtains. Drives great. $17,500. 724-452-0532. PA 59 3000 BN7, 2-seater, dad original owner, 68K miles, good cosmetics & mechanical condition, new top, wheels, interior, brakes, great driver. E-mail: captweb@juno.com $16,000 obo. 650-799-9222. CA 64 SPRITE, last ran 1993, needs restoration, wire wheels plus spare. $1,200 firm. 606285-9432. KY 67 BJ8 Mk III, BRG, black interior, southern car, beautiful classic, good looking, clean and running, garaged. E-mail: mbe11123@aol.com $26,500 obo. 865966-1778. TN JAGUAR 50 MARK V, saloon, rhd, silver-grey, brown interior, stored inside 10 years, no rust, sunroof, 80,154 km. George, 614471-7535. OH 51 XK 120, Super Sport roadster, early series, VIN 671571, 19,238 orig miles, red with red and biscuit leather, new Dunlop R5 tires, new batteries, owner's and shop manuals, unrestored, no rust, top needs replacing, production record trace certificate 15642 $31,000 obo. 315-655-8991. NY 53 XK 120 OTS, red/black, chrome wires, frame-off restoration, H8 sand cast carbs, matching numbers, zero miles since restoration. $85,000 obo. Bill Tracy, 941-924-9523. Fax 941-923-9616. FL 54 XK 120, roadster, a never-rusted California car in exceptional condition, white with red interior, body, interior and mechanicals very close to perfect, owned by longtime collector. $37,500 obo. 734-665-2384. MI 56 XK 140, roadster, beautiful rust-free driver. $28,000. 262-691-1895. WI 58 XK 150, roadster, currently under frame-off restoration, 30% along, 3-1/2 litre, overdrive, new parts include: all body sheet metal, wiring harness, brake rotors, shocks, Dunlop tires, all chrome work, windscreen, matching numbers. Chuck Pilate, 586-530-8561 cell. MI 60 XK 150S, roadster, winner at 5 National JCNA Concours, 49K miles, gray with red int, never any rust, never altered or modified from original. E-mail: jeg@stic.net $75,000. 210-822-6755. Fax 210-822-6757. TX 61 XKE, roadster, #875066, about 15th oldest, side bonnet lock, flat floor, black/red, apart, body, bonnet rebuilt on rotating jig, lots of new parts, papers from Jaguar, all numbers match, restore a race car. Larry, 815-4779487. IL 63 MARK II S, second owner, 87,000 miles, mint condition, all original, o/d, metallic erv Parts Aria Accessories Huge Inventory All jaguars From 1948-2002 yik4mvx Fast U.S. & International Shipments Same-day Shipping • Overnight Delivery TWO NEW JAGUAR CATALOGS Now Available Volume 12 of Our 'World Standard Replacement Parts Book - Restoration Parts & Upgrades - - Routine Service & Maintenance Parts 384 Pages of jaguar Parts & Information Brand New jaguar Performance and Accessory Collection from Nits Racing Applications- Performance Upgrades Books Manuals - Art- and Collectibles 80 Full-Color Pages of Jaguar Specialties - $10 U.S. for both. Refundable with $25 order. Int'l. (805) 544-7864 • U.S.A. (800) 444-JAGS FAX (805) 544-1664 • www.xks.com 850 Fiero Lane San Luis Obispo 11111P. It's In Ihe Detail. 26 California 93401 U.S.A. grey with red leather interior, wood in pristine condition, 5 chrome wire wheels and Jag tool kit. E-mail: charnam@attnet $40,000. 352-489-8988. FL 64 XICE SI, roadster, red w/black interior, black top, new interior & top, matching numbers, never hit, painted in 1998, runs great. $19,500 obo. 630-878-2200. IL 66 E-TYPE SI 4.2, factory hard top, factory-documented black on black, all history, 3-owner car. Older restoration: new correct top, new seats, carpets, etc. Good engine detail. Last owner since 1976. Excellent example! $49,500. James Dawson, 614-354-6605 anytime. OH 66 E-TYPE SI, coupe, black/black, 4-spd, 4.2L, triple SU carbs, Arizona car, no rust, numbers match, excellent driver. $19,000. 717-872-6120. PA 69 ma, 2+2, silver with red interior, original owner, less than 60,000 original miles, superior condition. $13,500 fmal firm price. Arid, 323-272-5364 day. 310-271-2912 eve. CA 71 XICE, coupe, 4.2L, 4-spd, excellent driver, well maintained with documents to show engine overhaul, new exhaust, rebuilt alternator and much more. $18,000 firm. 208-6247674. ID 72 XKE, 2+2, V12, 21,000 actual miles, stored 15 years, showroom condition, willow/cinnamon, auto, air, chrome wheels. $18,995. Ron, 952-446-1686. MN 74 E-TYPE, roadster, matching numbers, V12, 4-spd, a/c, unrestored excellent condition, Olde English white, dark blue interior, includes: Nardi steering wheel, removable hard top, records from new. $42,500. 931-484-0390. TN 75 XJ12, coupe, signal red, black leather, black top, concours winner, fully restored, all new paint, complete interior, new chrome, new rubber, stainless exhaust, etc. Over $35,000 spent, must sell. $24,000 obo. Bob, 410-876-2991. MD 98 XK8, coupe, silver/black, loaded, like new condition, 20,000 mi, $38,900. James Dawson, 614-354-6605 anytime. OH M.G. 52 TD, maroon w/silver wings, engine rebuilt, new crank, pistons, water pump, head machined, new valves/seats, new top/side curtains, interior in excellent cond w/new carpets, tonneau, luggage rack, steel wheels and radials. $18,000 negotiable. Mike Lymbumer, 603-791-6697 day. 603-434-1230 eve. NH 59 MGA TWIN-CAM, roadster, YD3/1793, body-off restoration completed Oct 2001, engine, trans, all mechanicals rebuilt, orient red, black interior, red piping. $25,500. George, 508-366-7223 eve. 508-791-3600 day. MA 69 MIDGET MARK III, convertible, collector car, 1 owner, 5,794 actual miles, wire wheels, all original, no no rebuild, yellow. $15,000. 616-948-2187. MI 72 MGB, complete nut & bolt restoration, a better than new MGB, Olde English White, black leather upholstery, complete, balanced race prepped engine, elec. overdrive, all options, 1,000 sorting miles old. Will consider trade for SCCA logbooked English roadster. $15,000. pleonard @kcnet.com, 913-299-3417. KS 74 MGB, professionally restored 1999, 325 miles since, red finish, new black top, tonneau and interior, extra hardtop, wire wheels, new tires, chrome bumpers. E-mail: 281-4869191 $7,900. 281-486-9191. TX• WORLD'S FINEST LOTUS 7 REPLICA BIY Starter Kit, $10,824; S3 Complete Roller, $17,904; Race Version, $16,978 INFORMATION PACKETS AVAILABLE! DEALERS: BAKERACING - MA BIRKIN CANADA - AB BIRKINSPORT - CA BRITISH AUTO SHOPPE - IL 413-569-1557 403-851-8108 707-448-3322 309-764-9513 LAFOX BIRKIN GREAT LAKES - IL 847-931-1555 MIDATLANTIC BIRKIN - VA RIGHT COAST RACING - NY WIRE WHEEL CLASSIC - FL 804-264-9548 631-329-1200 561-299-9788 -4116.1 2..4r,  196. sin,..,„/ BIRKINAMERICA PO Box 120982, Arlington, Texas 76012 PH: 817-461-7431 • FAX: 817-861-5867 e-mail: BirkinAM@aol.com www.birkinamerica.com Sports Car Market

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European Sports, American Muse -4114/11i ter 7Th AUGUST 17 • Scaglietti Prototype  The brainchild of Carroll Shelby, Jim Hall and Gary Laughlin this design study was crafted by Carrozzeria Scaglietti and completed in 1961. This initial prototype incorporates the unique and instantly recognized Corvette grillwork. One of three produced, and the only one originally equipped with a 2831315 Fl engine and 4-speed transmission. Still Accepted Select Preliminary Entries 1968 SHELBY GT500 CONV. Acapulco blue wfth a fresh tan interior, factory 4 speed transmission and correct methanicals. 1969 CAMARO RS/SS  Custom factory order color, many rare factory  Consignments 1965 MUSTANG CONVERTIBLE MCA National award winner, fully restored, options, full power, fiber optics, headlamp washers, etc. correct 260 ci V8 and automatic transmission. MONTEREY CALIF Presented during the prestigious Monterey Historic Races & Pebble Beach Concours wee 1959 Corvette Italia  1933 Ford 3 Window Coupe custoni chassis has been w perfection by Jim Featuring a 468ci Corvet block, Weber Carbs, 400 turbo transmission, stainless exhaust, 4 wheel independent polished suspension, keyless entry, digital gauges, leather interior,A/C, and CD sound system. 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429 The decision made by Ford to create a successful NASCAR, program led to the development of the powerful new "semi-hemi" Blue Crescent 429 engine. now. 1998 PANOZ A.1.V. ROADSTER Ford 46 liter, 4 cam, 32 valve, 310 hp motor, 5 speed. leather interior, many upgrades. 1967 SHELBY GT 500 Currently equipped with the highly desirable 427 cubic inch side oiler motor, documented by SMC. 1966 JAGUAR XKE ROADSTER Fresh contours restoration by award winning SunValfey Classics. Finest Series I available. FEATURED CONSIGNMENTS OF THE LATE JON ROSE COLLECTION 1966 Shelby CT 350 1978 Corvette Indy Pace Car  1954 Corvette unrestored!  1968 Torino Cow Pace Car I 966 Corvette 427 Roadster  1965 Pontiac GTO Cony. www.russoan dsteele.com 6 0 . 2 5 2 . 2 6 9 7 fll

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Market Reports Top 10 Ten Sales This Issue 1, 1935 Delage D8-85 Cabriolet, $162,000, TA 2. 1971 Lamborghini Miura S. $75,600, TA 3. 1974 Ferrari 246 GTS Dino Targa, $74,550, CCI 4. 1982 Lamborghinl Countach Prototipo Coupe, $65,720, E/K 5. 1967 Ferrari 330 GI 2+2, $51,840, TA 6. 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible, $50,400, CCI 7. 1969 Ford Shelby GT500 Fastback Coupe, $45,937, CCI 8. 1951 Hudson Hornet Convertible, $43,200, TA 9. 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible, $39,220, E/K 10. 1933 Ford Roadster, $38,250, M ] uly is a month of anticipation. The hysteria of Monterey looms on the horizon, with the mini-madness of Meadow Brook just before. In countless garages and shops, cars scheduled to make their first appearance at Meadow Brook or Pebble are nearing completion. Last bits of chrome are being affixed, and vexing questions about authenticity and original configuration are being cleared up. We all wonder which debut will have the most impact; the entrance onto the lawn of a grand, formerly unseen work of art such as Charles Morse's 1938 Hispano-Suiza H6C Saoutchik Coupe is a breathtaking moment for a vintage car aficionado. At the race track, the same thrilling moment happens when a locked-away car like the exPhil Hill Carrera Panamericana Ferrari 340/375 MM comes to life and roars with 12-cylinder delight, after decades of concealment. What previously lost, significant race car will come back to life this summer? In the world of auctions, we're sure to see rare and special cars paraded before us, appetizingly described in glossy full-color catalogs, primped and preened by handlers in the auction display hall, and then majestically driven to their moment of financial and emotional glory when they appear before the auctioneer. For those of us with gasoline in our blood, and who would rather apply some Meguiar's to our skin than suntan lotion, August is a month of highlight after highlight. We expect prices of cars to be strong, especially if the stock market continues to dither. As our hobby continues to mature, buyers will seek out more information from sellers, and those cars that are most fully and correctly described are the ones that will make the best prices. In the world of race horses, every thoroughbred offered at auction comes with a complete physical condition report and genealogical history. It will be a fine day for car collectors when the same is said about every important car that crosses the block.—ED. SCM 1-6 Scale Condition Rating 1: National concours standard/perfect. 2: Very good, club 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. 28  EBay/Kruse Auburn Spring, Auburn, Indiana May 2-5, 2002 Auctioneers: Dean Kruse, Daniel Kruse, Mitchell Kruse, Brent Earlywine Number of automotive lots: 544 Number of automotive lots sold: 288 frs2552 Sale rate: 52.9% Sale total: $4,374,620 High: Lot #815, 1982 Lamborghini Countach Prototipo coupe, sold for $65,720, including buyer's premium Buyer's premium on sold lots included: 6% E Report by Dave Kinney Market opinions in italics Bay/Kruse returned to the Kruse Auction Park, in Auburn, Indiana, for their eleventh annual Spring Auburn event. Now a well-established part of the early season auction schedule, the spring event is large, with more than 500 vehicles auctioned over the weekend. Although the Labor Day auction dwarfs it in size, Spring Auburn is gathering a growing number of attendees each year. The auction park provides a great location for the event, as you would expect from a purpose-built facility. Auburn seems to attract an amazing variety of consignments, from an Austin in almost-new condition, to a Berkeley in as-raced condition to a seldom-seen Panhard. Those hoping to major in automotive history would be well served to spend a weekend in Auburn, where the grand successes and horrible failures of the industry are paraded before you, two auction lanes at a time. More than one auction attendee noted an upsurge in "auction restored" cars. These are most often shiny Bondo buggies with plasteredover rust in the lower quarters, lumpy sides and usually at least a partially new interior. They disappeared when the market dropped in the early 1990s and quality was the only thing selling. However, as the collector car market continues to be strong, an increasing number of them seem to be sneaking out of their caves and dropping into auctions around the country. You have been warned. Carry your SCM Bondo-detecting magnet, and be aware that if a car has suspect cosmetics, there are rarely any good surprises lurking in the drivetrain or suspension. That said, I'm also seeing an upsurge in nice hobbyist restorations appearing at Auburn. The typical car would be a 1965 Mustang or 1967 Camaro convertible at around $25,000, with a decent but not brilliant paint job, a fresh interior kit, and a rebuilt, often mis-matched, engine. While these hobbyist cars will never be more than weekend show-and-shine prize winners, they can still provide an enormous amount of driving fun, are great to look at, and can be bought for less than the cost of a restoration. Very good condition throughout. Owner says miles are original. Very clean broadcloth interior. Nicely presented, excellent interior chrome. Looks to be the official car of Harry Potter. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $9,805. One of the nicest preserved vehicles I have seen in quite a while. Photo should read "actual size" as these Austins are about 3/5ths the size of a standard American sedan of the time. Way below the price of restoration—a big buy for a little car #440-1953 SINGER SM Roadster. S/N 4AD190SW. Cream yellow/red leather. LHD. Odo: 17,719 miles. Owner restored to a very spring Market Report Caveat lector: Acting as an agent for a buyer, I purchased one of the cars reported on in this sale. The buyer is an end user, and the car is not intended for resale.—D.K. ENGLISH #121-1928 AUSTIN Sedan. S/N A6989. Brown and black/brown cloth. RHD. Odo: 4,173 miles. Vinyl-covered body (except for fenders). good standard approximately six years ago. AACA Senior at Hershey 1997. Great detail work, very clean in all corners and quarters. Excellent panel fit, paint, chrome and interior. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $19,080. I doubt it was anyone 's plan to come to Auburn and find a very nice example of a semi-obscure sports car of the '50s, but that appears to be what happened here. Quality always sells, and this was no exception. Above market, yet still a good buy #888-1956 BERKELEY Roadster. S/N 1407. Eng.# B10194. Yellow/saddle vinyl. LHD. Sports Car Market

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Market Reports  Odo: 10,477 miles. In ex-track-car condition, which is to say, driven hard and put away wet. Add-on gauges, wood steering wheel. Carpets are bunched up and worn. Decent paint has some cracks. Clean motor compartment. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $3,286. Just a bit bigger than the cars at Disneyland, but lots faster and more fun. Sold cheap and well under market; there's lots of track miles left here. One of the best buys at this auction, if not the best. (Those are footpath miles, not track—ED.) #752-1957 HILLMAN HUSKY Station Wagon. S/N A2435327LSX. Satin red metalflake/red cloth and vinyl. LHD. Odo: 53,658 miles. Hurst shifter. Someone's idea of a has already been done. A great buy for something different that looks so cute you expect it to lick your hand. Or mark the floor, which it will. #711-1962 JAGUAR Mk 2 Sedan. S/N P220582DN. British Racing Green/saddle vinyl. LHD. Odo: 99,441 miles. Good paint. eElny/Kruse, Auburn IN up interior and dry leather. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $7,738. Would not start while on the block, and when it did, the crew had to mop up. Lots and lots of interest in this car before it went to the block—more than I have ever seen for an XKE coupe. Right colors? (No.) Looked cheap? (Yes.) Ye Olde Money Pit? (The potential is there.) #42-1974 MGB Convertible. S/N 6HN5UE3662406. White/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 42,442 miles. Bondo, horrible bodywork, low-budget hot rod. Shiny paint full of flaws and dents. Interior redone with striped cloth– good handiwork, if incorrect. Missing front bumper. Carpets worn, so someone really drove it. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $3,180. Just the thing to join in with the Mods and Rockers down on the beach at Brighton. Not nice enough to take to World of Wheels, but a possible contender in the Cars of the British Empire class at your local rod show. Cheap. #470-1958 AUSTIN-HEALEY 100/6 Road- ster. S/N BN6L1368. White/red. LHD. Odo: 41,300 miles. Above-average new paint, some Chrome pitted and scratched. Redone vinyl interior looks and feels cheap. Refinished wood is complete and varies from good to fair. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $7,420. There is still not much of a following for the older Jag sedans on this side of the pond. In Merry Olde, they are restored with all modern accoutrements and updated motor, and go for huge dollars. Fully priced for this condition. #810-1971 JAGUAR XICE SIII V12 2+2 Coupe. S/N 1 S70784BW. White/tan vinyl. LHD. Odo: 45,115 miles. Automatic. Last seen at Fall mismatched paint, missing parts, faded black cow-catcher bumpers. Overspray, original gold color showing underneath. Cracked door panels, glue-repaired seats. Nice new top! Cond: 6+. SOLD AT $2,650. Just a rolling parts car And rolling is not an assured condition. Let's hope the new buyer knew what he was doing and is going to turn it into a British theme barbecue grill, as restoring it or keeping it on the road are just not options. #64-1975 DAIMLER PRINCESS Limou- sine. S/N 1M20118. Burgundy and black/black and red vinyl to front, tan broadcloth to rear. 111. orange peel. Chrome good, except on A-pillars. Oregon license plate. No reserve. Poor fit to valve cover gasket. Front and rear bumpers crooked. Poor trunk fit. Lots of wavy body panels. Good carpet, bad gaps. A Bondo buggy. No reserve. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $18,285. Not a bad deal if the new owner just wants a convertible for the summer. A fully and properly restored example would cost more than twice this much. #870-1960 TRIUMPH HERALD Convert- ible. S/N Y8512LCV. Yellow/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 1,885 miles. Very clean recent restoration to a driver standard. Fresh top, very clean interior. Neat and tidy underhood. Some surface rust in trunk and battery areas, but still an easy fix. Broken windshield, cracked dash has carpet overlay. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $3,657. This would be an easy clean-up project for a new owner with even limited skills—the hard stuff that matters 30  Auburn 2001, where it sold for $11,100. Has been washed and waxed since. "Unusual" (read "ugly") paint stripes, wire wheel hub caps, other personalizations abound. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $11,660. Wow! $550 more than last fall. Now, let's see. All the money and time spent fixing broken things, plus transport, plus auction fees, plus hotel rooms, plus hassle. What a profit! Make money buying and selling cars, just like they say on late-night infomercials. #31-1972 JAGUAR XICE SIII V12 Coupe. S/N 1S73219BW. China blue/dark blue leather. LHD. Odo: 32,484 miles. AM/FM radio, air conditioning, chrome wires, automatic. Some paint appears to be original, some blended respray. Missing half of rear window surround chrome trim. Some chrome rusty, some good. Rust spots visible under rear hatch. Very used- 11 111, LHD. Odo: 8,247 miles. Jump seats, divider window, add-on air conditioning. Lots of cracking to very thick burgundy paint; black paint good. Aftermarket tinted glass. Good chrome and stainless, very nice interior. Miles could be original. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $10,600. Also ran as Lot #1092, and sold for $15,250. Someone booked a quick $4,000 profit in just two days on this whale, proving that miracles still happen. With half of a new paint job, this will be a nice example. #579-1980 MGB Convertible. S/N GVVDJ2AG513190. White/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 4,294 miles. Plenty of door dings on Sports Car Market

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eEla /Kruse, Auburn IN cars were produced, and it seems that those that remain have ended up at auctions in the past few years. Or is the same car just reappearing? #808-1967 PORSCHE 911 Coupe. S/N 306229. Burgundy/tan vinyl and velour. LHD. Odo: 75,247 miles. Later style phone dial wheels. Market Reports and money putting this one together, I just don't understand why. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $5,565. By my math, this Porsche comes out to a 919.25 (take the sum of the model numbers of the cars that the part comes from, divide by number of cars—your math may differ). Anyhow, now you have a car that looks like a Miata hit by an MR2. #60-1977 MERCEDES-BENZ 450SLC Coupe. S/N 10702412079082. Red/saddle leather. LHD. Odo: 116,105 miles. Nearly good passenger side, some touch-up paint below trim and at windshield. Radiator has patch hole. Very nice interior and top. Lots of evidence of frontend sheetmetal work. Rude hood fit. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $11,130. 1980 was the final year the MGB was imported to the US. Correct miles? If so, this B was driven extremely hard or stored unhappily. It really needs a restoration to get value from the low miles, and then it not original any more. Pricey for condition. FRENCH #1053-1961 PANHARD PL 11 Sedan. S/N 2001885. Yellow/gray vinyl. LHD. Odo: 15,066 miles. Best (and only) Panhard seen at the sale. Fresh paint including door jambs and underhood. NASA front shock tower brace. Torn left door panel, well-used interior, Alpine cassette. Broken engine latch handle. RS style spoiler. Weber carbs, lowered. Rebuilt to S specs. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $5,618. A great track car. Sold at no reserve. Spot-on price for a 911 in this condition. Ready to use and enjoy—just stay away from a guy named Hans or Fritz who wants to rebuild it and wreak havoc with your credit rating. #556-1971 OPEL GT Coupe. S/N 772437183. Yellow/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 77,322 miles. Reasonable paintwork, entire car looks decent. Original style interior shows wear, but looks good. Bright yellow color is actually a resale red paint. Most chrome and stainless weak or scuffed or both. Rear panel shelf torn, missing speaker covers. Resprayed leather has lots of cracks. Dash warped and cracked. Thankfully has CD player and sunroof. Cond: 5+. SOLD AT $3,710. The SL that almost no one loves, these coupes always bring up the rear of the price guides. A savvy buy ifneeded for parts, however, as finding the exclusive SL coupe pieces can be an expensive game. #708-1979 PORSCHE 928 Coupe. S/N 9289200268. White/brown leather. LHD. Odo: 109,235 miles. Chevy 350 V8, ten-disc CD Paint and interior good, but done as if this was an amateur restoration (i.e., lots of dust in the paint). Flawed nickel silver chrome trim is complete and serviceable. Cond: 4+. NOT SOLD AT $7,500. How can you ever guess what is going to show up at Auburn? A Panhard is a car you might expect to see at an auction in Europe or perhaps the oddball West Coast event. Auburn? Just goes to show. $7,500 turned down? Mon dieu! GERMAN #723-1965 MERCEDES-BENZ 280SL Convertible. S/N 11304210008652. Silver blue/blue vinyl. LHD. Odo: 96,036 miles. Clarion AM/ help—at least it looks sporty. A survivor. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $3,392. The formula: GM of Germany builds a mini- 'Vette and forgets about that silly performance thing. I wonder if Mr Lutz is going to bring this one back with a fuel cell for power as an Insight fighter? Just kidding. I label this one a good buy. Targa. Body by Mitcom. S/N 4722918590. Red/black and red cloth. LHD. Odo: 11,878 miles. Conversion job to Mitcom kit car specs has professional quality. Good paint on the exterior, but trim, trunk and door jambs show signs of major reworking. Someone spent a lot of time #405-1972 PORSCHE 914 "CHALON" changer. Power steering and brakes. Air conditioning. A respray with plenty of overspray. Paint and leather good, with a few cracks. Dash cracking. Parts of bumper welting held in place with Scotch tape. Rear tires bald in center. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $9,010. Just about any market comment here will honk someone off, so let's give you a choice: 1. Best thing to ever happen to a 928. 2. Blasphemy! 3. 928? Porsche never made a 928. 4. A custom Chevy? Cool. 5. Great car! Great price! 6. Who cares anyway? ITALIAN #481-1980 MASERATI MERAK SS Coupe. S/N ZAMCAZ106AA2278. Red/brown leather. LHD. Odo: 90,566 miles. Stress cracks in paint on A- and B-pillars. Occasional nicks to paint, with a faded spot. Sony AM/FM CD. Clean FM cassette. Shiny paint over lumpy bodywork. Interior very worn, seats sit low, woodwork loose. Chrome fair. A scary Benz. Cond: 5+. NOT SOLD AT $9,250. A light bid, but for a good reason. Not too many of the four-speed July, 2002 31

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Market Reports engine bay. Dry leather on steering wheel. Small torn shifter boot. Some small rock chips in windshield. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $19,080. Seen before, several times, at auctions across the country. Everyone seems to think that because it's a Maserati, it must be worth more than what's being bid. They're wrong. Someone here raised their hand as the music stopped, and got a fair buy. #815-1982 LAMBORGHINI COUNTACH PROTOTWO Coupe. S/N ZA9C0050CLA125. Silver/blue leather. LHD. Odo: 13,671 miles. Not the best color combo. Owner claims documentation for prototype status. Legend asserts it was sent to Detroit for testing, then taken to California for testing and retrofitting. 5000 S badging. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $65,720. Interesting story; I wonder if it's true. I think owning a "prototipo" just means that all the parts you think would be really cheap—like door handles—are in fact custom and cost $5,000 each. Fair enough price. #739-1998 LAMBORGHINI COUNTACH CLONE Coupe. S/N M10469A194X0918. Yellow/purple suede. LHD. Odo: 4,893 miles. Donovan big block Chevy motor. Here it is- a totally faked Lambo with really highquality parts and really good craftsmanship. Now what? Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $82,000. When the time and money spent on building your own custom Lambo exceeds what a real one costs in the marketplace, it's time to re-examine what you were thinking. Yellow with purple? Maybe the owner likes 1998 Corvette Pace Cars as well. AMERICAN #823-1901 OLDSMOBILE CURVED DASH REPLICA Convertible. S/N MV1N525571ND. Tan/black vinyl. LHD. "Merry '01" made in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Many of these cars were sold (or at least put on the floor) new by car dealers in Florida and elsewhere as a way of skirting local zoning laws that prohibited used car dealerships. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $9,646. You can't get insider info like that in the Robb Report, can you? Lawn mower motor with key start, fair-quality quickie respray. Buyer apparently doesn't realize he bought a "car" he could build himselffor $2,000, using a lawnmower and two bikes. #709-1924 BUICK Tourer. S/N 1106273. Green with black fenders/black leather and vinyl. LHD. Odo: 40,241 miles. Entire top pull- eBa /Kruse Auburn IN Hey, you under the car. Look at this. Classic Convertibles

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elilay/Kruse, Auburn III/ ing out in rear section, original rear seat torn. Front seat recovered. Very original paint behind front door, possibly from factory. Firestone nonskid tires, spare mounted in the rear. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $10,600. Was owned by, and still titled in the name of Bill Clinton's uncle. The 1924 Buick is a direct copy of the Packard body style. Bought a little over market price for a four-cylinder car, not much boost given here for celeb history. #145-1952 STUDEBAKER COMMANDER Convertible. S/N 8240227. Aqua/brown vinyl. LHD. Odo: 74,163 miles. Barn-find condition. Lots of dents and chips to what appears to be largely Market Reports original paint. Dry-rotted Firestone wide white tires, some light rust bubbling, but not severe. Last money spent appears to be on a new top more than 20 years ago. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $16,960. Thankfully, this one has survived becoming a street rod—at least for now. Another orphan convertible that would have been tough to give away just a few years ago. Now, suddenly everyone pays attention. Are you? I'm calling this one a fair price. #574-1954 FORD CUSTOMLINE PAN AMERICANA Sedan. S/N A4LG124980. White/brown vinyl and cloth. LHD. Odo 1,887 miles. Last seen in the car corral at Fal Auburn. Owner states car was built in California, and is one of 30 lightweight cars built for the 1954 Pan-Americana road race. No further documentation about this car's race history present. Painted as Juan Peron entry #313. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $10,600. History lesson from car card: "...Peron, husband of Evita, who Madonna played in the movie." I'm a sucker for old cars painted like they actually raced, so I say the price was fair. If the car is actually prepped for the Carrera, consider it cheap. #70-1961 BUICK SKYLARK Coupe. S/N 3H1572787. Aqua/blue vinyl and cloth. LHD. Odo: 46,586 miles. Aluminum V8, power steering, AM radio. Grandma's car, and very original. Appears to be rust free. Lots of dings and scratches. Pitted chrome. Original interior shows wear, but is still serviceable. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $2,968. This auction's best buy on a cheap American compact. Just buff the paint until it almost burns, clean the interior with a scrub brush and drive it. It won't ever be worth a ton of money, but it will always be a blast from the past. #123-1963 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Convertible. S/N 30867S118455. Silver blue/ blue vinyl. LHD. Odo: 34,927 miles. 327/360, fuel injection, window sticker. Owner says matching serial numbers, front to back. New top, very good paint, fresh or very good chrome. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $39,220. Bidding started on this car in the low $30ks. Sold new in West Virginia, $5 ,035 .50 list. If this car was for real, Sports Cars a<C,Cr Wheels & Tires Restoration Parts 1 ■111■_ 'seas Performance Parts Muscle Cars For great deals on cars, parts and accessories, check out www.ebaymotors.com . Buy and sell with confidence using the eBay Assurance Program. MotorsTM happy hunting©2002 eBay Inc. Designated trademarks and brands are the property of their respective owners. All items subject to availability.

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it represents a great buy on a '63 fuelie. A lot of folks stood and watched with mouths agape when this car was announced sold. #91-1979 DODGE ADVENTURER SE 100 Pickup. S/N D I3JS9S176262. Red/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 37,994 miles. Only the wood in and "THEAUCTI N" v on the bed prevents this from being a #2 truck Owner states miles are original. Air conditioning, power steering, power brakes. Very good paint and chrome. Not restored, very original. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $13,356. The final year for the Li '1 Red Express. About $1,500 above what the guide books say, but with the low miles and good condition, you would burn up the difference in price flying around looking at dogs you wouldn 't want to buy. Well bought and sold. #412-1982 ALLARD J2X REPLICA Road- ster. S/N J2X0011. British Racing Green/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 9,940 miles. Side exhaust, AM/FM cassette, wood steering wheel. Engineturned dash, single side mount. Lots of stress ,------ ""11111 ..  ..  •  a .. . ■.4. /, , cracks to fiberglass body, delaminating glass on left windscreen. Lifesaver XLM radials. Kind of cute. Low-bucks vintage-look fun. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $15,900. A retro-roadster that looks like fun even sitting still. When you consider the other cars that $16,000 will buy, the sold price seems quite fair. A better grocery getter than a used Miata, and just about as much trunk space. • vww-  This month on f Download the latest SCM gearhead custom screensavers For Subscribers Only! 10 Screensavers Now Available To get your complimentary SC114 screensaver: 1) Go to www.sportscarmarkacom 2) Click on "Screensavers for SCM Subscribers" on the menu 3) Enter the password Gullwing 4) Download and enjoy the show Just another way to thank you for being a part of the SCM gang.— KM & CB 34 T ow "The Auction" Las Vegas, Nevada April 20-21, 2002 Auctioneers: Mark Gellman, Tommy Assiter Number of automotive lots: 288 Number of automotive lots sold: 153 Sale rate: 53.1% Sale total: $3,764,362 High: Lot #170, 1939 Packard 180 Darrin Convertible Victoria, sold for $183,600, including buyer's premium Buyer's premium on sold lots included: 8% Report by Dave Kinney Market opinions in italics here are plenty of bigger events than "The Auction." Barrett-Jackson, Fall Auburn and a number of others are on a much grander scale, with hundreds of vendor booths, what seems like miles of tent space, and plenty of non-automotive diversions on site. And there are fancier events. The champagne and chilled shrimp reception at RM's WaldorfAstoria auction is splendid, and Bonhams and Christie's always present their cars like highly polished works of art. And then there is "The Auction." Nestled amongst the outrageous glitz that is Las Vegas, Don Williams and Richie dyne's event is about one thing—selling cars. They don't try to compete with giant black pyramids or white tigers or dueling pirate ships. A simple affair, "The Auction" is set up in an employee parking lot behind the Imperial Palace hotel. A large tent is erected, two smaller tents display cars and house office operations, and the rest is a series of room-sized tents with necessities, such as food and a bar. In fact, "The Auction" in some ways seems like an oasis of sanity—something not often said about car auctions—in this city of roulette tables, blackjack games and clanging slots. Notable cars at this year's sale include a 1935 Delage D8-85 Cabriolet in fair condition that sold at $162,000, a 1972 Ferrari Daytona coupe in decent shape that went for $105,000, and a 1971 Lamborghini Miura S that brought $75,600. A trio of 1930s Packards (a 1508 Dietrich Convertible Sedan, a 1507 Convertible Coupe, and a 180 Darrin Convertible Victoria) all sold well at $135,000, $157,000 and $183,600 respectively. In typical Vegas fashion, a slew of celebrity cars were up for grabs as well, ranging from a few of Elvis's autos, to Jackie O's personal Lincoln, to Clive Cussler's Hudson Hornet. Caveat lector: On behalf of an SCM subscriber, I purchased Lot #120, the BMW Isetta, which he intends to use at a vacation property, perhaps as a vintage golf cart.—D.K. show/trailer queen. Bad right front wheel arch with evidence of body work. Older leather has good patina. One to drive and enjoy with no fear of the first door ding—it's already there. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $40,000. In a world that seems to be increasingly filled with overrestored, poorly restored or incorrectly restored 120s, 140s and 150s, it is good to just see a plain, unrestored car. That said, $40,000 should have been more than enough to sell this one. #124-1963 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 Mk III Roadster. S/N HBJ8L1106117. Red/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 4,770 miles. Cool "63AH3K" wheel. Radiator slats painted to match interior. An older restoration, not overdone and wearing well. Small dent to right rear fender, interior sharp. Just the way you want a driver to be. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $16,500. Despite radiator slats painted to match the green interior, this was a very likeable example that looked ready to enjoy. Just stay clear of Interstates. High bid was fair, but not quite enough to pry it from dealer/owner. #429-1957 JAGUAR XK 140 Roadster. S/N G94448. Olde English White/red leather. LHD. Odo: 87,342 miles. Refreshingly, not a restored "The Auction," Las Vegas, NV ENGLISH #117-1951 MG-TD Roadster. SN TD6750. Light yellow/green leather. LHD. Odo: 15,222 miles. Disc wheels, trunk rack, wood steering California plate. Very good paint and chrome. Top rear window is clouding. Interior is nice but not fresh. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $24,840. A very nice older restoration, well accessorized and in the right colors. Sold at a market-correct price. Lots ofyears ofpotential use and enjoyment left in this one. Sports Car Market

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Market Reports #483-1967 BENTLEY T Shooting Brake. S/N 68X1725. British Racing Green/tan leather with brown insert. LHD. Odo: 4,967 miles. Essentially unchanged from the last time we saw "The Auction," Las Vegas, NV GERMAN #526-1956 MERCEDES-BENZ 190SL Convertible. S/N 1210406503264. Creme/black leather. LHD. Odo: 80,134 miles. Becker AM/ FM/SW Le Mans radio. Correct style squareweave carpets, nice leather, tinted glass. This this car, which was at RM's Amelia Island sale, March 9, 2002 (June 2002, page 30). Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $30,240.A $45,000 no-sale at Amelia. The Bentlo-Volvley finds a new home, and I'll declare the price as market correct. A likeable car in spite of the easily recognizable Volvo wagon back-end conversion. #496-1974 JENSEN-HEALEY Convertible. S/N 18393. White/black vinyl and velour. LHD. Odo: 53,951 miles. Largely original and mostly LHD. Odo: 58,681 miles. Automatic. Shows every sign of being a well-maintained example. Condition throughout is commensurate with miles. All paint very good. Light but acceptable wear to leather. Top clean and fits well. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $14,796. Cost $61,090 new with optional wheels. There are two ways to approach this one. Either you can look rich for cheap in a drop-top Jag, or it just another used car with expensive repairs waiting around every bend. Both comments are true. #455-1990 BENTLEY TURBO R Sedan. S/N SCBZRO3B5KCX275. Dark blue/cream car has it all, and all in the right places. Very good quality restoration. Not show ready, but road ready. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $19,710. Worth perhaps $5,000 to $7,000 more in today's market. 190SLs continue to be strong sellers. This below-market result was for a car with light needs that will detail up. Well bought. #120-1957 BMW ISETTA 300 Coupe. S/N 500561. Red/tan. LHD. Sunroof. Car card states $22,000 has been invested. One could assume sad. White paint is good. Tired interior has replaced seating surfaces, but is original everywhere else. Dash is cracked and pulled back. Wood is bleached out. Exterior chrome and stainless trim is good and complete. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $2,700. The Jensen-Healeys were imported in small numbers for a reason: no one wanted them when they were new. If these escapees from the land that time forgot ever become worth something, this purchaser will smile broadly. Until then, market price. #504-1983 ROLLS-ROYCE CORNICHE Convertible. S/N SCAZD42AXDCX059. Black/tan leather with black piping. LHD. Odo: 60,553 miles. Automatic. Plenty of paint chips leather with blue piping. LHD. Odo: 25,642 miles. An extremely nice example that belies the high mileage. Extra cost and quite rare picnic table, wood inset in door panels, Bentley chrome mags. Purchased new by well-known car collector, General William Lyon. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $30,780. Being very well maintained, and recently completely serviced, this was a bargain sale on a car with lots of life remaining. FRENCH #168-1935 DELAGE D8-85 Cabriolet. Body by Henri Chapron. S/N 40168. Dark blue/beige. LHD. Odo: 569 miles. Dirty top. Older restoration issues include chrome that is no longer fresh $7,500 of that was in Enron stock. Has some dings and scrapes, but runs well. An older restoration with some miles and use. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $10,530. No-reserve sale. Take an Isetta to an auction and a crowd always forms, either to tell tales of friends or neighbors who owned one, or just to gawk. Sold right at a market-correct price, lots of interest at the auction block. #174-1958 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL Roadster. S/N 1980427500146. Red/black leather. LHD. Odo: 96,551 miles. Hard top. and some light separation. Only owner is Las Vegas used furniture dealer and new sandwich shop czar, Happy Harry. Good chrome, replacement Michelin tires. The epitome of "just a Corniche." Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $31,320.1 will put this one in the "well bought" column for now. Chevrolet money for Rolls-Royces is not uncommon, but rarely are those cars convertibles. Let's hope Happy Harry doesn't start selling new furniture and used sandwiches. #412-1989 JAGUAR XJS Convertible. S/N SAJNV4846KC1624. Black/gray leather. 36 and some wear throughout. Very nice paint Cond: 3. SOLD AT $162,000. Well-known history includes "restyling" by an early owner to keep the car "up to date." Restyling or updating was often done on prewar cars. Now, with the emphasis on originality, this car would bring more if it had not been touched. Recently redone leather on dash, very good to excellent paint and excellent chrome. Seat leather has some scuffing. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $145,000. After Barrett-Jackson, I'm still trying to figure out which direction 300SL prices are heading. It seems that everyone is looking for the later roadsters with disc brakes. Will bargains start to appear in the versions with drums? Sports Car Market

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"The Auctiun," Las Vegas, NV #418-1970 PORSCHE 914 Targa. S/N 4702901140. Yellow/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 114,042 miles. Michelin XZX tires on very ugly #425-1970 INNOCENTI MINI-COOPER Mk II Coupe. S/N 8392136828. Black and chequered flag/tan vinyl. LHD. Odo: 1,520 miles. Market Reports fornia plate "MIA MO JO" just about says it all. I will go out on a limb and say the bid on this car was market-correct. Nicer ones are finding their way to $125,000 and beyond. #218-1982 FERRARI 400i Coupe. S/N F10CL40549. Silver/black leather. LHD. Odo: 15,444 miles. Automatic, star mags. Quality repaint, good leather and wood. Overall, a nice mags. Decent repaint. Interior well kept. Shows signs of some care of ownership—rare indeed on a 914 at auction. Clean in both trunks and under hood. The car card for this Porsche read "911 Targa." Cond: 3. SOLD AT $7,560. It's time to stop dogging on these dogs. For the cheap money represented, I'll bet the new owner has more fun, spends less on repairs and has a better return on investment than with an MGB. Keith is waiting for your letters and e-mails now, MGB owners. #478-1983 BMW 733i Sedan. S/N WBAFF8400D78544. Silver/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 37,436 miles. Automatic. No reserve. Full roll cage. A fortune spent on every possible Mini accessory. Sunroof, Italian and chequered flag graphics everywhere. Some trim painted silver and not plated. Pirelli Cinturato radials. Very good paint and finish, interior presentable. Glass good. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $12,960. Car card states it runs "like a Rolex." Does that mean it has to be returned to the factory for service every five years? Not for the shy, this Mini had maxi graphics and every conceivable option and accessory available. Fully priced for an Innocenti. #448-1971 LAMBORGHINI MIURA S Coupe. Body by Bertone. S/N 4593. Black/black leather. LHD. Odo: 30,430 miles. Late Miura driver. No dual air. Card states car cannot be registered in California. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $29,000. Bid price was all the money for a 400i automatic at auction. With just about 30% of the US market (California) out of the running for this piece, the seller should have thought twice before rejecting this bid. #446-1984 LAM13ORGHINI COUNTACH 5000S Coupe. Body by Bertone. S/N ZA9C00500ELA126. Black/black leather. LHD. Odo: 19,431 miles. Decent paint, light interior Sunroof, BMW mags, original miles. Lots of stone chips to the front, a lackluster example of just another used car. Good paint, leather, stainless trim. Monarch radial tires. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $7,452. Another used car lot refugee, although this one has unusually low miles. Not a strain on the budget, but older four-door BMW 7-Series cars are not hard to find. ITALIAN #208-1967 FERRARI 330 GT 2+2 Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. SN 8523. Silver/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 84,812 miles. Disc wheels. Freshly S with vented discs, air conditioning, leather. Unfortunate ding and dent in front hood, passenger door. Scratches in hood. Stale gas, leather steering wheel has cuts. Color change from red. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $75,600. Sale price seems cheap for a Miura S but we have said it before: many $5,000 repairs can waitfor the new owner even on a decent car Fingers crossed, the new owner got a good car at a good price. #178-1972 FERRARI 365 GTB/4 DAYTONA Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 365GTB415743. Black/black leather. LHD. Odo: 54,003 miles. Twin MSD ignitions, same wear. Polished mags look good on all-black car. California registration with BAR sticker. Pirelli Cinturato P7 tires. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $68,000. Do the guys in the target market for a used Countach now have the bucks to buy the stuff they wanted in high school? Did the dot.com bust take these guys out of the market? When they get the money, will they want a newer version anyway? AMERICAN #140-1948 LINCOLN TWELVE Convert- redone and beautiful leather. Fresh paint is very nice, with only minor flaws. Very good door, hood and trunk gaps. Front bumper chrome shows some flaws. Detailed motor. Runs well, sounds very good. No radio, no power steering. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $51,840. A paintand-leather restoration. With no air conditioning, no power steering, no radio and disc wheels, this price represents the top of the market. If no more sins are found, the new owner just might come out okay. July, 2002 ible. S/N 8H176644. Mint green/brown leather. LHD. Odo: 596 miles. A nice older restoration that shows light wear, but retains good patina. owner past 16 years. Maintained by Tiamo Motor Cars, Costa Mesa, California. Excellent black paint, very good chrome, good door gaps. Seat leather is duller than factory color, but is of correct type and style. Fresh Michelin XWX tires. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $105,000. Cali- 37

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Market Reports Some chrome bits have pitting. Very nice leather, excellent paint. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $35,100. Well bought by an astute SCM subscriber as a weekend driver or local showgoer. Quite correct in both materials and in colors, former AACA National winner A '40s Lincoln for half the price of a '50s Chevy. #165-1949 CADILLAC SERIES 75 FLEETWOOD IMPERIAL 7-Passenger Sedan. Body by Fleetwood. SN 497506103. Black/tan broadcloth. LHD. Odo: 9,342 miles. "The Auction," Las Vegas, NV cracked. Car appears to be sitting low. Plenty of Bondo on passenger side. Very complete, however, and parts costs and availability are a big issue. No reserve. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $9,720. Mark Hs are tremendously expensive cars to restore. Each car was largely handbuilt and finding and paying for parts can present a real challenge. The bid price was fair, but it's only the cost of admission into ownership. #424-1960 CHEVROLET CORVAIR top. Ex-Clive Cussler. Much older restoration, now with some gasket, electrics and trim issues. Good chrome, and lots of it. Very clean underhood. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $43,200. The step-down Hudsons—so called because after entering the threshold, you would step down into the footwell—remain popular Convertibles are a rare find. Pricey, but try finding another that is even close to being as nice. Some chrome trim remains undone, but most has been restored. Good paint. Original interior complete, but smells musty. California black plates, front and rear clocks, divider, power windows, jump seats. No reserve. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $25,920. One of only 626 Imperial Sedans built; style #49-7533X Far less than the cost of restoration, but older limos remain a tough sell to the general public. Price was market correct. #441-1951 HUDSON HORNET Convert- ible. S/N 35221. Black and red/red vinyl. LHD. Odo: 1,345 miles. Power windows, steering and #408-1956 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL Mk II Coupe. S/N C5691300. Baby blue/light and dark blue leather. LHD. Odo: 51,251 miles. Factory air. Owned by Imperial Palace since 1989. Missing "star" on hood, leather is torn and Sedan. S/N 9K125759. Roman Red/gray vinyl. LHD. Odo: 7,260 miles. Auto. Original miles; a true survivor. Dusty motor compartment looks as if it has never been detailed. Majority of paint appears original and is in very good shape. Great interior original, too. A thorough detail will make it appear much nicer. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $13,068. This might represent a world record for a fourdoor early Corvair If anyone still cares, it was a nice car possibly continuing on a journey into the once popular now obscure" car hall of fame. #472-1965 FORD MUSTANG Convertible. S/N 1A5F08D122275. Red/red vinyl. LHD. Odo: 43,266 miles. 289-c.i. V8, four-speed. 1999 frame-off restoration, Rally-Pac. Redline tires, Get Instant Auction Results With SCM GOLD! 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MidAmerica - Maplewood, MN Market Reports styled steel wheels. A well-done, fresh restoration. Would have lots more cutes with a white top, but a good-looking example. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $26,460. Well restored and very clean, the 1965 Ford Mustang convertible remains one of the most popular collector cars at auction. Condition and equipment are everything, so sale prices range from $7,500 to $35,000. Market correct. #193-1966 CHRYSLER IMPERIAL Sedan. S/N YH43J63223026. Black/black leather and cloth. LHD. Odo: 80,542 miles. No reserve. Ex- loose, some cracks to dash. Decent Goodyear 545 tires largely original. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $4,320. Tired and bad colors, but a super buy for a weekend driver, or put it in your local paper and double your money. And if it doesn't even make it farther than ten miles, it 's worth the bid price in parts alone. #115-1978 CHEVROLET CORVETTE TTop Coupe. S/N 1Z87L8S902586. Black and silver/silver leather. LHD. Odo: 52,688 miles. MidAmerica Auctions MidAmerica Auctions 14th Annual Motorcycle Auction Maplewood, Minnesota April 20, 2002 Auctioneers: Paul Baer, Dave Talberg, Todd Fistner Number of motorcycle offered: 177 Number of lots sold: 125 Sale rate: 70.6% Sale total: $460,600 High: Lot #48, 1947 Indian Chief motorcycle, sold at $26,880, including buyer's premium Buyer's premium on sold lots included: 5% (with a $50 minimum) Report by B. Mitchell Carlson Market opinions in italics Elvis. Lots of thick paint and paint flaws, original interior shows plenty of wear. Seats suffer from weak seams and thin cloth, but no peanut butter sandwich stains. Fair chrome, lots of options including AM/FM and air conditioning. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $11,880. This car was apparently purchased by The King and then given to his dentist as a gift. New owner paid perhaps a 50% bonus for the celebrity history and wound up with a so-so four-door Imperial from the '60s. Fair deal. #479-1969 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL Limousine. Body by Lehman Peterson. S/N 9Y82A999029. Burgundy/gold brocade. LHD. Odo: 29,893 miles. Ex-Jackie Gleason. New 7111f-111F---" ,7% • • 1 Automatic. Glass T-tops. Indy Pace car. Very good paint, some of which is fresh, some of which has buff marks. Interior good with only minor flaws (pulled driver's seat stitching). Decent glass, dash shows light sun damage. No reserve. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $9,396. Wording on car card read "rebuilt/restored Utah title." Isn't that what we call a salvage title in other states? Title history aside, this would be fair money for a driver With the questionable title, it definitely on the 'fully priced" side. #471-1981 CADILLAC ELDORADO Coupe. S/N 1G6AL5795BE6377. Black/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 30,151 miles. Automatic. 14 paint. Television, dual sunroofs and a full bar. Unusual bulge in roofline conceals a periscope rear view mirror. Very nice chrome, interior shows wear, but is in good shape overall. Rear end has Mark III style spare tire hump. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $9,720. An interesting piece but no beauty to behold. Sold to an SCM subscriber Television set in the back is just the thing for inviting your closest friends over to watch "Honeymooners" reruns while giving the bar a full workout. To the moon, Alice! #109-1974 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Coupe. S/N 1237J45410588. Cream and brown/ brown leather and cloth. LHD. Odo: 2,586 miles. 350-c.i. V8, automatic, Rallye wheels. Older paint quite good, chrome dirty but will clean up. Driver's seat collapsed, carpet pulled July, 2002  No reserve. Original miles. Good paint and chrome, interior wear minimal. Dash clean and not warped. All power equipment, tacky plastic "wood" dash. Some paint work on left rear quarter panel. Very stock. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $8,640. A surprising result, as an '81 Eldorado lurks closer to the used car lot than to the classic car corral. Low miles are a big help. I like the touring coupes, but a styling and performance apex for Cadillac they are not.• tieacii a al getea 44LiCiss Advertise In (503) 261-7127 x 202 for info and rates - or online at idAmerica Auction Company, one of the most experienced conductors of motorcycle auctions in the country, has held a sale of collect- ible motorcycles for the last fourteen Aprils in its hometown of Maplewood. Approximately half of the consigned bikes this April were from the local region. The remainder was shipped in from all parts of the world, particularly England and New Zealand. Suburban St. Paul, Minnesota, in the early spring may not seem like the best place to conduct a world-class motorcycle auction. In our shrinking world of on-line and live phone bidding, though, an auction can be held virtually anywhere. Furthermore, the sale can attract spirited bidding if the goods are worth bidding on, which they were in this instance. A group of motorcycles offered by Jim Gleave's Atlantic Motorcycles of England served as a poignant example of what happens when you don't secure your merchandise inside a shipping container. These bikes were originally scheduled to be run in MidAmerica's January sale in Las Vegas. However, the intermodal container they were shipped in was "mishandled" in transit. Although the bikes were secured at the start of their trip, when the container was opened on this side of the Atlantic, it became apparent a few bikes had been jarred loose and spent several thousands of miles bouncing off the others (giving new meaning to the term "drop shipment"). Another example of why we can't stress enough that your vehicle must be properly insured before it is shipped anywhere, by any means. Since the insurance companies had made their settlements, the bikes were offered at no reserve. 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Market Reports The top-shelfbikes sold quite well, with a handful making big money for their condition. Those included the 1947 Indian Chief at $26,880 and the 1946 Harley-Davidson WL that sold for $7,613. Further adding to the international flavor that descended upon little Maplewood, Hugh Anderson (a multiple World Champion motorcycle racer who now deals and restores vintage bikes) brought a selection of vehicles for this sale from his native New Zealand. Those that didn't sell had another chance to cross the block just three weeks later, when this same auction company put on a regional collector car and motorcycle auction in the metropolitan Minneapolis area. After fourteen years, MidAmerica has developed a strong following in their home area, and we expect their next auction to be a success as well.—B.MC. BELGIAN #60-1924 FABRIQUE NATIONAL TYPE M.50 Motorcycle. Eng.# 2283. Black with gold striping/black leather. Older European restoration. Missing the battery, air cleaner many folks went cross-country on these). Odometer reset when restored. Sold on bill of sale (importation papers from New Zealand from the Hugh Anderson collection). Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $2,205. Considering that Whizzers in lesser condition fetch about twice the winning bid, this can be considered a very sound purchase. Chances are good that this "baby BSA" will become mainly a garage ornament and not ridden again anyway. #25-1973 TRIUMPH X-75 HURRICANE Motorcycle. S/N V75V-PH00357. Orange with yellow stripes/black vinyl seat. Odor 9,831 and horn bulb. Some rewiring done post-restoration, especially on the headlamp. Some lettering is starting to flake off, minor fluid weeping starting from some driveline pieces. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $16,800. While far more famous for their firearms (especially Browning in the US) from 1904-26, FN's line of motorcycles (fourcylinder only) were among the world 's finest engineered. If it operates with any capability, due to rarity, it was bought right. ENGLISH #1 1 am9-1924 SUNBEAM 5 Motorcycle. S/N 22142/219. Eng.# 218/15565/S. Black with gold piping. Lightly damaged during shipping miles. All original. Very little motor discoloration. Tachometer and speedometer needles have faded noticeably. Clutch and brake cable ends are starting to fade. Overall, a bike that has sat around for way too long. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $8,925. Its not unusual to find low-mile Hurricanes. By this time the end was near for the original Triumph, and they were starting to be saved for posterity even when new. Plenty paid, especially if in need of having a few sleeping demons exorcised out of it. GERMAN to the US (mainly the horn and small dents in the luggage rack). Mostly original condition. Older repaint or original lacquer. Rust on cylinder head. Vintage accessory tool pouches underneath luggage rack. Cond: 4. SOLD AT 40  #1 1 am6-1939 BMW R35 Motorcycle. S/N 309237. Black with white pinstriping/dark brown leather. Odo: 2,357 kms. Recent wellexecuted restoration, but was damaged in shipment (headlight shell and left fuel tank heavily dented, shift quadrant misaligned, taillight broken), heavy use to original Drilastic solo seat. knob. Was nicely restored before the shunt with the shipping container. Paint heavily scratched below the battery tray and sides of stand. Extremely nice brasswork and chrome tubing. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $6,405. The serious collectors weren't daunted by the damage, Sports Car Market MidAmerica - filapiewand, $6,615. In the case of this particular bike, the damage done during shipment seemed to add a certain sense of patina to it. (Directions: put fresh restoration into intermodal container, shake lightly, and serve at no reserve at the nearest auction.) #90A-1952 BSA BANTAM D1 Motorcycle. S/N 77808YD. Seafoam green and white/black vinyl. Odo: 59 miles. Very recent superb restoration of a low-mileage original (not that too Otherwise would have been a #1-. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $5,775. As with all the "drop shipped" bikes offered, this was sold at no reserve. If one isn't too particular, once the shift linkage was set backup, it could be ridden. However, more money will be spent sometime in the future to get the rest of it right. ITALIAN #11am8-1926 MOTO GUZZI C4V Motor- cycle. Eng.# 3995. Blood red with gold piping/ black. Heavily damaged in shipping. Can't be ridden due to handlebars having been broken off Fork adjusting nut and right side tanks also severely damaged. Was a meticulously restored #1 bike. Very nice brasswork and authentic wire-wrap hose clamps. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $17,850. One very rare bird, as this model had a four-valve cylinder head. Gives new meaning to "only in need of a strong detail." Repairs are not insurmountable, but not for the weak of heart (or wallet) either #11am12-1932 MOTO GUZZI SPORT 15 Motorcycle. Eng.# L12695. Maroon with maroon and silver tank. Damaged in transit, especially the headlight and front fork damper

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Mecum - Del Mar, CA and were willing to pay. When healed, this bike should be worth nearly twice the initial investment, leaving room to avoid getting too deeply buried by repair bills. #33-1948 MOTO GUZZI GAMBALUNGA Race Motorcycle. SN 23282. Eng.# G107. Red/ black seat. Originally built for factory racer looking for a frame, rebuilding will involve custom fabrication skills of a machine shop. If there were any real bidders (or if the seller was grounded in reality) this bike would've changed ownership. #76-1946 HARLEY-DAVIDSON VVL Motor- Enrico Lorenzetti. Fairly recent quality restoration, with slight signs of usage (motor grime, brass could stand to be repolished) from breakin miles and light enjoyment. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $38,000. Sold at the MidAmerica Las Vegas auction in Janualy for $37k, and supposedly offered for $45k shortly post-sale. If not utter B.S., good luck in having lightning strike twice. The market has clearly stated that $37k is the end of the road. JAPANESE #5-1968 HONDA CB 160 Motorcycle. S/N B160E-1072340. White/black vinyl seat. Odo: 7,170 miles. All original. Plenty of paint cycle. Eng.# 46WL3709. Two-tone red metallic/ black velour and vinyl. Odo: 23,398 miles. Nice older repaint. Vintage saddlebags, Mecum Auctions Del Mar, California April 5-6, 2002 Auctioneers: Mike Haggerman, Mark Delzell Number of automotive lots: 143 Number of automotive lots sold: 39 Sale rate: 27.3% Sale total: $728,000 chrome tool box, tombstone taillight. Chummy seat recovered, with top done in velour. Some light corrosion beginning on engine fasteners. From the Al Decker collection (Harley's oldest independent dealer, of Milwaukee). Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $7,613. No reserve. It may not be all that authentic, and you won't be setting any land speed records with the 45-c.i. flathead, but you'll get there reliably in style. Bought exceptionally well. #48-1947 INDIAN CHIEF Motorcycle. Eng.# CDG8769. Maroon and cream/black leather. Odo: 2,513 miles. Restored to far High: Lot #281, 1937 Ford Cabriolet hot rod, sold for $83,250, including buyer's premium Buyer's premium on sold lots included: up to $5,499=$300; $5,500 to $19,999=$500; $20,000 to $34,999=$750; $35,000 to $49,999=$1,250; $50,000 to $59,999= $1,750; etc. Report by Dave Kinney Market opinions in italics n a bright and sunny April weekend in Del Mar, California, just north of the San Diego city limits, Mecum Auctions conducted one of their Goodguys-aligned sales. Despite a very strong crowd, only 27% of the cars on offer changed hands. 0 scratches on the left side of the oil and fuel tanks. License has lapsed several years. Brightwork is in very good condition. Presents well on the right side (luckily for the consignor, the side facing the bidders). Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $850. In a rather unusual color, since the vast majority of these were painted black Some collector interest has suifacedfor these, which only means that they have moved up from $50 garage sale specials to $850 auction specials. AMERICAN #56-1915 INDIAN TWIN Motorcycle. SN 7G354. Dark red/brown leather. Last ran in the late 1920s; original Spanish owner had until 1970. Bounced around in a few private collections since. Never restored—or maintained, for that matter. Missing headlight, but has the accessory package rack and passenger foot plates. Cond: 5+. NOT SOLD AT $15,500. Unless you have a spare F-head engine sitting around July, 2002  better condition than when it left Springfield Massachusetts, in 1947. Tank painted by Larry Ramos. Repainted cylinder barrels, chrome front and rear crash bars. Standard seat with accessory fringes. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $26,880. A no-excuses bike bought for no-excuses money. At $23,500, it was declared as selling, and bidding became very intense. For the price of a new full-dress H-D, the new owner bought a great piece of history • WWW.SPORTSCARMARKET.COM Top honors went to a 1937 Ford Cabriolet hot rod at $83,250, with a 1933 Alloway Speedster coupe following behind at $65,500 and a 1939 Ford Deluxe convertible making $51,750. Most cars languished on the block, though, as muscle cars (1971 Chevrolet Chevelle SS coupe unsold at $16,700), late-model exotics (1984 Lamborghini Countach 5000 S not sold at $62,500) and oddities (1954 Austin panel van unsold at $20,000) were all passed by. All was not lost, though. Even as the vast majority of cars on offer went unsold, Dana Mecum and company still managed to rake in three-quarters of a million dollars. From the outside, the alliance with the Goodguys and their massive numbers of enthusiasts makes a lot of sense. Whether Dana can translate those numbers into active auction buyers is something that remains to be seen.—D.K. The buyers in attendance were not the normal auction-going crowd, and instead were composed more of hot rodders than dealers, speculators, and the average collector. This explains why all six of the cars that sold for more than $30,000 were hot rods. 41 Market Reports MECUM AUCTION, INC.

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Market Reports ENGLISH #346-1986 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SPUR Limousine. S/N SCAZN4240GCX140. Burgundy/magnolia leather. LHD. Odo: 90,643 Mecum - Del Mar, CA tomized, and they work well after going under the knife...er, plasma cutter This one was too nice to cut, in my book. GERMAN #316-1988 BMW 7351 Sedan. S/N WBAGB4311J32033. Silver/black leather. LfliD. Sunroof, full dark tinted glass. Recent detail without some major detailing. The 1953 and '54 Corvettes look great even standing still, and that a good thing because the six-cylinder motor is no performer #312-1959 CHEVROLET BISCAYNE Station Wagon. S/N C59L205294. Creme/tan vinyl and tweed. LHD. Odo: 57,320 miles. Mild miles. Ultra stretch. Halogen lights, L-shaped rear sofa. Usual bars, TVs and moonroof. Some paint chips, good chrome. Very good wood and leather. Shows signs of good maintenance. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $15,000. The wrong car in the wrong place. If it had a Chevy small block with chromed headers, at least it might have drawn a real bid or two. As it was, not a bit of interest in the house. Worth more, but only to a chauffeur. #319-1989 JAGUAR XJS Convertible. S/N SAJNV4845KC1577. Silver/blue leather. LHD. Odo: 100,379 miles. New top, chipping paint, work cannot hide fading paint or dry leather. Interior wood is complete, but dry and fading. A driver. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $4,400. It seems that every auction needs a 7 series BMW thrown in just for fun. This car sold at a fair price, but represents no bargain. 11.1 ERIC -1 N: #247-1933 FORD ROADSTER. S/N CX578F72. Red/cream leather. LHD. 350c.i. Chevy V8, automatic transmission. Built new custom with four bucket seats, full tint, custom gauges in original pods and Colorado custom billet styled steering wheel. Air Ride suspension. Very good quality custom work. Excellent paint and chrome. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $12,100. If a mild custom wagon is on your "gotta have" list, you can't do much better than this one. Totally recognizable from the outside, yet custom enough to take to any event. Full tinted glass on white body gives this cruiser a great look. #288-1961 CHEVROLET IMPALA Convertible. S/N 11867G153587. Light blue/blue vinyl. LHD. Odo: 49,096 miles. Some wear to dry leather has ripped seams. Wood cracked and peeling. A real convertible, but a fright kitty if ever there was one. Cond: 5. NOT SOLD AT $6,300. There are cars out there that just can't be cheap enough. This is one. New top, paint, interior and wood sounds like $10,000from here. And then there is always the unknown, which is usually a factor in older Jags. FRENCH #336-1956 CITROEN FAMILIALE II Sedan. S/N 437385. Black/red cloth and velour. LHD. Odo: 19,368 kms. Six-light body, 20 cm in 1999 by F/X Rods. Remote doors, American Racing Torque Thrust II wheels. Electric windows, odometer and trunk release. Windsor body and hard top. Alpine/Orion sound system with remotes. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $38,250. All the toys, and enough style to get this car sold in a very picky rod crowd. Many of these cars are known by their builders, so that heritage can make the difference between one to have and one to pass. Market price, this week. #S2-1954 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Convertible. S/N E54S004253. Polo White/red. LHD. Odo: 62,985 miles. NCRS Duntov and side of driver's seat. Very nicely presented, great paint and chrome, tinted glass. Original T-3 headlights, dual exhausts, twin antennas, fender skirts. An older body-on restoration that is holding up well. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $24,000. 1997 AACA award winner This car looked and sounded like the kind of sweetheart that you can hop into and drive coast to coast. It cute, and the top goes down. #302-1965 FORD MUSTANG Fastback. S/N 5R09A174059. Teal/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 54,655 miles. Full console, 289-c.i., 4-barrel, A-code, dual exhaust, power steering. longer than normal, 40 cm longer than Lagene. Two rear jump seats. Good fit. True ten-foot paint has lots of flaws up close, including bubbling, orange peel and bad prep work. Very nice interior. Fair chrome, good glass. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $14,500. Will this kind of cute car be rodded by this time next year? I have seen a few of these "gangster" Citroens after they have been cus- 42 Bloomington Gold award winner. Firestone wide whites, very nice paint and chrome. Some discoloration on rear of body. Windshield delaminating on left rear corner. Some fade to correct carpets. Very nicely detailed engine compartment. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $40,000. An older restoration, no longer a show winner Paint has a few parking lot dings, but remains nice. Very clean interior, good chrome. Raised whiteletter BF Goodrich radial T/As, but a stock car with stock looks otherwise. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $12,200. The early Mustang pecking order shakes down to convertibles, then fastbacks, then coupes. This fastback broke into the price range where you can sometimes find "driver" convertibles. Sports Car Market

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Collector Cars Irit'l - Bransan, MO #276-1966 SHELBY GT350 H Fastback Coupe. S/N 1651996. Black with gold stripes. LHD. Odo: 72,975 miles. Six-year-old restoration for Reggie Jackson. Very good paint, excellent chrome, correct restoration bits. Most of Collector Cars International Collector Cars International Branson, Missouri April 20-21, 2002 the H (Hertz) cars were factory equipped with an automatic transmission, though this one has a four-speed. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $39,000. The early Shelbys have been increasing in price for the past two years. It looks as if the big increases have slowed; however, some not-so-nice cars are once again turning up on the market asking for big bucks. Do your homework before you buy #249-1967 CHEVROLET CAMARO RS Convertible. S/N 124677L146717. Black/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 42,993 miles. Power steering, brakes, windows and top. Car card states 11 Auctioneers: Tommy Assiter, Mark Gellman Number of automotive lots: 274 Number of automotive lots sold: 194 Sale rate: 70.8% ..e1.17Sale total: $3,008,408 High: Lot #154, 1974 Ferrari 246 GTS Dino Targa, sold for $74,550, including buyer's premium .  Buyer's premium included in sale prices: 8% Report by Dave Kinney Market opinions in italics T complete frame-off restoration. Spray-can painted alternator and air cleaner. Paint chips in console, bent Rallye wheel trim ring. Many more easily fixed sins abound. Very good paint. Sears battery. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $15,000. Let's all put in some money to hire a Minister of Truth to stand around while people are filling out the car cards. The "frame" that came off might have been the one around the license plate, 'cause this was no national show contender. #270-1971 CADILLAC ELDORADO Coupe. S/N 6934T1Q419656. Gold/tan vinyl and cloth. LHD. Odo: 35,992 miles. A true survivor with California blue plates, original vinyl here is really no other way to put it—Jim and Kathy Cox's Spring Branson sale just plain kicked ass. Okay, since this is Branson, undoubtedly the most family oriented entertainment town in America, let's say it put foot to booty. The sale rate on the opening day of this event has traditionally been strong, and this time, the numbers held through the weekend. This was the first sale in Branson since eBay/Kruse and the Cox family parted ways, so this sale was held under Jim Cox's Collector Cars International banner. Putting the results in perspective, this $3,008,408 sale compares with the $2,208,518 dollar volume of October 2001's Branson sale (February 2002 SCM, page 38). Need more? Compare the 71% sale rate with the 58.1% last fall. Even more impressive, the sale was within an arm-length of Christie's $3.8m Rockefeller Center sale held one month later. (See August 2002 SCM for coverage.) The crowd was in capable hands, as the expert auctioneering team of Tommy "Spanky" Assiter and Mark Gellman racked up strong prices that included $29,400 for a 1969 Plymouth Road Runner in good condition and $27,038 for a decent 1969 Camaro RS/SS Pace Car convertible. Avery nice 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air convertible earned a commendable $50,400. Sales results this good don't happen in a vacuum. The hard work of the staff from Collector Cars International in getting the bidders to Branson, consigning a wide choice of cars with reasonable reserves, and in making the bidders and their guests comfortable has paid big dividends. And not just for Collector Cars International, but also for the sellers and buyers.—D.K. ENGLISH top and original interior. Shiny repaint is of passable quality, rubber gaskets are rock hard. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $2,000. I doubt if the miles are correct, but this boat still has plenty of sailings left in it. Drive it for ten years, keep it maintained and try not to spend a dime in restoration costs. You'll be a genius when you get a decent return on your investment.• July, 2002  #186-1951 MG-TD Roadster. S/N 3426/ 60577. Fly yellow/black leather. LHD. Odo: 279 miles. Incorrect steering wheel complements incorrect homemade wood dash. Restored for cuteness, not correctness, and it shows everywhere. Incorrect uriderhood, extra chrome dressup in interior and exterior, weak fender welting. Paint full of flaws. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $17,010. In this case, cuteness sells, and brings big money to boot. The nicest correct TDs in good colors rarely get above $20,000. This car was far from correct and brought a strong price anyway #129-1960 JAGUAR Mk II Sedan. S/N 210285BW. White/red. LHD. Odo: 67,476 miles. Market Reports Blaupunkt AM/FM/SW radio. Very fresh vinyl interior looks great, but is incorrect. Fresh paint, lots of new gaskets. Refinished wood done incorrectly and has some cracks, but remains presentable even if a Homer Formby's DIY kit was used. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $17,325. A big number for a car that has some wrong elements, but this might make a nice Sunday driver as is. The vinyl interior and improperly finished wood are likely off-putting to serious collectors, but okay for occasional users. #347-1972 TRIUMPH TR6 Convertible. S/N CC81016U. Red/saddle vinyl. LHD. Odo: 90,989 miles. Nardi wood wheel and gear shift knob. Wood dash is delaminating. Good seats and carpets. Replacement mag wheels with TR6 centers, trunk rack. New house-brand radials, recent top. Fair paint. Some dents and dings. Chrome headlight stone guards rusty. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $5,723. Card stated this Triumph was equipped with a V6, but it looked like an inline engine to me. A great candidate for some weekend clean-up and a few hundred dollars in parts to make into a solid #3 car Well bought, though not necessarily a bargain. #208-1979 LOTUS ESPRIT S2 Coupe. S/N 79060188S. Black with gold trim/black leather and cloth. LHD. Odo: 37,885 miles. Air conditioning, four-wheel disc brakes. Two owners, with last owner keeping car for 19 years. 43

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Market Reports Hector Cars Int-7 - Branson, /110 Tired interior, reasonable paintwork. Rear bumper has heat damage. Front end appears as if it has been shrink wrapped. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $12,075. Number 44 of99 built to commemorate the Lotus World Championship. Serious spiffing is going to be needed to bring this JPS Paintalike back to life. Thrill per dollar, Esprits are a great ride. So long as they keep running. #237-1979 PANTHER LIMA Roadster. S/N P5278. Yellow and black/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 12,843 miles. Five-speed. Turbocharged 2300cc Vauxhall four-cylinder motor, rebuilt last year. nor leather. Excellent wood. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $18,375. In 1995 the V12 XJ12 carried all the Vanden Plas options, making the line wellequipped. Until the first set of repairs comes along, the buyer got a good deal. GERMAN #121-1967 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE Coupe. S/N 117364631. White/tan. LHD. Odo: 67,289 miles. Fully dressed with headlight visors, bumper overriders, fender protectors, window vents, air intake grille, roof rack, parcel is otherwise clean. Built-in phone, sunroof. No paint flaws visible. Very weak tires are no help. All books, papers and Carfax. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $23,625. This may have been well above market, but if someone was simply buying a brilliant high-performance car; then it really wasn't very much, was it? And $23k won't get you this kind of scoot in any other Porsche in decent condition. ITALIAN #154-1974 FERRARI 246 GTS DINO Targa. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 67756. Fly yellow/black leather. LHD. Odo: 79,586 miles. AM/FM. A very nice, original car throughout. Minor paint chips, balance is holding up well. Original Avon tires. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $10,500. A guide book might say this was all it was worth, but I say the price was light. This was a well-sorted-out Lima—itself quite a statement—with lots offun summertime driving left in it. Enjoy for two years, sell it at no loss. #170-1982 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SPUR Sedan. S/N SCAZN42A4CCX057. Ivory/brown leather with tan piping. LHD. Odo: 71,407 miles. Plenty of cracking wood on door shelf, VW radio, chrome sill plates and more. Great shape throughout. No paint flaws. Some trim could stand to be polished. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $10,080. Another totally over-accessorized Beetle, presented just the way you never saw them in the '60s. After removing and selling all the annoying accessories on eBay, perhaps the new owner could be in the car for $7,000 or less, or right at market. #213-1986 MERCEDES-BENZ 560SL Roadster. S/N WDBBA48D9GA0352. Black/ gray leather. LHD. Odo: 126,048 miles. Replacement vinyl section in side of driver's seat is now Blaupunkt AM/FM, air conditioning. Plenty of overspray on gaskets and rear "vent" area. Chrome appears fresh. Easy to find faults in interior, but it still looks serviceable. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $74,550. Sold at a level that could have been expected. The 246 GTS Dinos have recovered in price in the past few years, but they have to be much better than this to bring significantly more money. #192-1981 FERRARI 308 GTSi Targa. S/N ZFFAA02A36315. Red/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 42,860 miles. Clifford alarm. all usual 308 GTS caps, some cracks on dash. Vinyl top has sun fade, discoloring and stains to rear portion, and loose trim. Some nicks and chips in paintwork. Overall, not a nice example. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $17,535. Plenty of money bid for condition. Every auction seems to have a few of these Spur and Spirit Rollers from the 1980s. Buy the later cars, and spend more to get more. You '11 be glad later on that you did. #201-1995 JAGUAR XJ12 Sedan. S/N SAJMX1344SC7330. British Racing Green/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 68,796 miles. Sunroof, CD stacker, Harman-Kardon sound system ($3,600 option), and many other extras. Paint and chrome very good. Light wear to inte- 44 the best piece present. Leather is cracked, as is wood in dash and console. Paint had some fade. Just a used car—and not a nice one. Cond: 5+. SOLD AT $13,650. Bought on price alone, but no bargain. A nice example can bring into the $20,000 range, sometimes more. To make this a nice car would take in excess of $10,000, so don't spend any money here. Just look rich from 30 feet away. #215-1987 PORSCHE 928 S4 Coupe. S/N WPOJB0926HS8616. Red/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 37,065 miles. Very complete and original. Some wear to driver's seat bolster, but interior equipment. Michelin X radials. Owner says everything works. Typical auction 308 in typical colors. No panel fit problems. Broken center cap on right rear wheel, inches from a large scrape. Owned by a Mercedes mechanic. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $25,200. Ferrari built so many 308s that there is always a choice ofcolors, styles and miles available in the marketplace. Buying an unknown 308 at auction is a leap offaith; look for service history and books. Market price here. AMERICAN #316-1916 SAXON SPEEDSTER Roadster. S/N 3790. Red/black vinyl and leather. LHD. Sports Car Market

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Collector Cars Int'l - Branson, MO Market Reports #105-1957 CADILLAC COUPE DE VILLE. S/N 5762011934. Pink/pink gray vinyl and cloth. LHD. Odo: 8,152 miles. Air conditioning, Chipping paint on fenders. Nickel chrome on radiator and headlights is weak. Dash wood has cracking, as does steering wheel. Paint cracking off rear deck. Cond: 5+. SOLD AT $6,405. Cheap money for a running and driving car that has already survived 85+ years. A great start on a museum for cheap, or use it in your local Fourth of July parade. #205-1950 FORD CUSTOM Convertible. S/N HQ6R136252. Bright yellow and white/ white leather. LHD. Odo: 8,495 miles. C4 automatic. Power steering, brakes, windows. Air and stainless trim shows flaws, and lots of nottoo-hard-to-fix dents in upper trim. Original style pleated interior is tidy, shows some wear, but is serviceable. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $18,165. Studebaker marketed this model as a sports car when it was first introduced. This was big money for a Speedster in this shape. The car will clean up to be much better, but it's a restoration away from #1 condition. #177-1955 CHEVROLET BEL AIR Convertible. SN VC55L051451. Gold and crème/ tan and brown vinyl. LHD. Odo: 3,904 miles. tinted glass, Autotronic eye. Power brakes, steering, windows, seats. Very nicely restored, with very good paint and chrome. Shows well in full Mary Kay livery. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $18,060. There is something about a pink Caddy from the '50s that just makes a statement—I'll let you know when I find out what that statement is. The price sounds reasonable for the condition and equipment—air conditioning is a must-have for a CdV in most climes. #206-1965 FORD GALAXIE 500 Convert- ible. S/N 5A65Z2344326. Red/red vinyl. LHD. Odo: 31,181 miles. No reserve. Roll-up windows, aftermarket wire wheels. A stripper with . SOLD AT $23,625. Some hard wear in 8,000 miles, but still looks good. This car looks as if it was actually customized in the '50s, not a wrecked and rusty one thrown together last week Not my taste in cars, but a decent buy. #311-1951 NASH RAMBLER AIRFLYTE Convertible. SIN D47405. Coral/brown and tan cloth. LHD. Odo: 18,415 miles. Very nice paint conditioning, tilt, AM/FM CD stereo. Lucas headlights, Corvette grille. Built on a '70 Cougar frame. Trunk is painted a different color than the balance of the car. Excellent chrome. Cond: 3 - Power top, steering, brakes, windows. Dual exhaust, back-up lights, tinted glass. Original radio, bumper guards. Right front fender has some rework, fender skirts not painted at same time as body. Chrome good to excellent. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $50,400. Very clean, a recent restoration with a few flaws, but nothing fatal. The fender skirts are an easy fix, but the new owner might have to live with the fender work. Another fully priced example. Insurance for Classic Cars Costs Less Than You Think! and chrome. Largely original interior (seats in plastic covers) shows some wear, but much too nice to replace. A rare survivor of this now unusual body style. Excellent chrome. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $23,835. Just like the one Lois Lane drove in the TV series. Really cute, in a roly-poly innocent kind of way. I liked it, and so did the bidder who paid more than I expected someone to. Pricey, but no harm done. #140-1955 STUDEBAKER PRESIDENT SPEEDSTER Coupe. SN 7166062. Black and white/white and black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 58,317 miles. Good paint, some door nicks. Chrome July, 2002  SAMPLE QUOTE 1971 Porsche 911E Insured Value $25,000 Liability: $300,000 Annual Premium: $209 only 390-c.i. V8 options and an AM radio. Solid paintwork shows some chips at door and trunk edges. Very good chrome. Just a car, but a red one with a V8 and a top that drops. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $10,762. Big American convertibles from the '60s continue to gather strength, even entry-level cars like this. On the plus side, you • "0" Deductible  • 24 Hour Claims Service • "Agreed Value" Coverage • Credit Card Payment Option • One Liability Charge  • "A" Rated Insurance Co. GRIAMMERICAN (800) 678-5173 www.parishheacock.com Parish " Heacock 11Z INSURANCE FOR AUTOMOBILE ENTHUSIASTS No Affiliation with Porsche' Cars NA is intended or implied. 45

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Market Reports and your five best friends can all fit. And if the drivetrain blows up, spend $3,000 at Pep Boys and you're good to go. #209-1966 FORD MUSTANG Convertible. S/N 6T08A246225. Silver/white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 60,027 miles. Air conditioning, Rally-Pac, Collector Cars  block, four-speed cars are getting harder to find in decent shape. And the world really doesn't need more red cars anyway. #180-1969 PLYMOUTH ROAD RUNNER Convertible. S/N RM27H9G291193. Orange/ black vinyl. LHD. 383-c.i. V8, automatic, AM - Branson, MO #218-1972 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE Coupe. S/N 1D37H2R609432. Red/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 3,291 miles. Auto. Sony AM/FM cassette, Pioneer speakers, aftermarket tach GT equipment including exhaust and steering wheel. New power top. Lots of scrapes and chips on older paint. Right front fender repainted. New pony interior, some bubbling on door hinge. Is now, and might always be, a driver. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $15,225. Difference in fender and door color is visible even in this photo. The rust on the door hinge is troubling. I would be wary. When looking at old Mustangs at auction, your magnet is your best friend. Not a bad buy if that 's it for problems. #229-1966 CHEVROLET NOVA II Coupe. S/N 116376P148409. Silver green/tan vinyl. LHD. Odo: 62,683 miles. 327-c.i. V8, fourspeed, Redline tires. All equipment stock style, 0.2-.110:::*3iir -  I radio, Magnum 500 wheels. Clean interior, exterior and underhood. Some chrome trim has spider-webbing, though most is good. Needs a major detailing to fix dash fit and finish problems. Could use some plastic chrome retrim. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $29,400. Sale price is a little high for this condition, but the bidder got a decent car for his money. With some expensive chrome work, and some inexpensive plastic chrome work and detailing, this Road Runner will shine. #212-1969 CHEVROLET CAMARO RS/ SS PACE CAR Convertible. S/N 124679N622205. White with orange stripes/ orange vinyl and houndstooth cloth. LHD. Odo: 6,300 miles. Z-11 RS/SS pace car option, AM/ and hang-on gauges. Good paint ruined by fisheye. A ten-footer. Replacement vinyl panels in seats. Lots of looks for only a few bucks. Power steering and brakes, factory A/C. Some SS trim. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $9,450. For a driver, and still in the very affordable range, you could do worse than dump your mad money in a not-as-nice-as-it-looks Chevelle. At selling time, the phone will ring with just one ad placed, and you '11 get your money back if you haven't trashed it. #361-1979 CADILLAC SEVILLE Sport Convertible Coupe. S/N 6S69B99501511. Deep red/saddle leather. LHD. Odo: 46,160 miles. Dirty, with bug splats covering the entire except later steering wheel, tachometer, radio and speakers. Some lumpy paint areas and slight rust bubbles. Chrome ranging from good to fair. A real cutie, but with some problems. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $13,440. Born as the unloved, scrawny sibling of the full-size Impala, Novas have a following who appreciate how fast they can be made to go. Think light weight and big motor This price was just over market. #116-1969 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Coupe. S/N 194379S700985. Gold/black leather. LHD. Odo: 34,919 miles. 427/400, floor-shift FM 8-track, tilt, power brakes. Aside from mi- nor trim issues in the dash area, a very nice restoration with excellent paint and chrome, and a fresh interior. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $27,038. A case where both buyer and seller should be quite satisfied. This is right in the range where a Pace Car with a few minor issues that could be easily corrected should change hands. #164-1969 FORD SHELBY GT 500 Fastback Coupe. S/N 9F02B480025. Aqua/white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 2,181 miles. Automatic. 428c.i. V8. Air conditioning, Mustang AM 8-track. front end. Good paint, scratched and pitted chrome. Cloth top good and interior only has slight wear, but the car smells as if a long-term leak might be a problem. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $15,750. One of a number of Sevilles that were shortened and made into roadsters—a bad idea then, and age has not been kind. Sometimes these are a hit with the country club set, and this beast found a new home for big bucks. Very fully priced. #127-1984 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO Pickup. S/N N/A. Brown and gold/brown cloth. LHD. Odo: 79,186 miles. Two owners. "Always garage-kept." Conquista series, aftermarket fog lights. Possibly original paint. Car is remarkably free of dings and dents. Very clean four-speed. Rallye wheels with trim rings. Side pipes, EZ Eye glass, padded console, AM/FM. Very clean throughout, excellent paint, excellent chrome, no stress cracks found. Well presented. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $28,875. Put this one in the market-correct pricing column. Although gold is not everyone's first choice in color, the big- 46 All normal late Shelby equipment, including roll bar, stripes and spoilers. Lots of panel fit problems, some likely original. Some overspray. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $45,937. Lots of Shelbys showed for this event, and this is one that sold. Making this car straighter will be a large undertaking. Better to just enjoy it until the next restoration. Dead market-correct price in the hot Shelby market. underhood and interior. Replacement AM/FM cassette, otherwise very stock. Good chrome and stainless trim. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $6,930. Fully priced, but not too much money for a nice example. Pickups carry more than people and stuff they also carry a long useful life with them. That why old trucks' bring more money than old cars in equal condition. Class dismissed.• Sports Car Market

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Silver Auctions - Portland, OR ENGLISH #129-1957 AUSTIN-HEALEY 100-6 Convertible. S/N BH4L035670. Red/black leather with red piping. LHD. Odo: 91,051 miles. Trunk 4  CLIENTELE FROM COAST TO COAST Niles, Michigan 0.000000 Silver Auctions Portland, Oregon April 20, 2002 Auctioneers: Mitch Silver, Bob Graham Number of automotive lots: 158 Number of automotive lots sold: 72 Sale rate: 45.6% Sale total: $544,268 High: Lot #45, 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 coupe, sold for $27,405, including buyer's premium Buyer's premium on sold lots included: 5% Report by David Slama Market opinions in italics by Keith Martin ollectors don't attend Silver auctions in search of Mercedes 540K Special Roadsters. They're looking for a fun driver at a fair price. Bouncing back from a sluggish sale in September, and besting last April's sale by $100k, this April's event could be called a reasonable success; 46% of automotive lots sold, for a total of $544,268. Bidders had a wider array of choices at this auction than at past Silver sales held in Portland. Aside from the usual selection of Detroit iron, a Healey 100, a few Ferraris, an AC Aceca, an E-type and a Lotus Seven with a bizarre custom gullwing hard top all rolled across the block. However, proving that Oregon buyers prefer ham and eggs to exotic dishes from overseas, most of the cars that moved into new garages were classic American iron like Mustangs, Thunderbirds and Corvettes. C The top sale was a 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28, which went for $27,405. A second Z/28, this one a '68, sold for $20,738 later in the day. Surprises included a 1991 Acura NSX at a low $25,725 and a 1934 street rod coupe kit, which seemed on the high side at $26,250. While Silver is best known for their Hot August Nights and Scottsdale mega-sales, their local shows offer a more low-key way to get introduced to the auction scene. People are friendly, owners like to talk about their cars (and if they don't, there always seems to be someone in the crowd eager to whisper in your ear). Best of all, with so many cars under $25,000, you can accidentally buy a car, use your Visa card to pay for it, and still have money left over to fix a few things before you hit your credit limit. At a highline catalog sale, there's always the chance that you'll scratch your ear and end up finding out you've just bought a milliondollar Ferrari. And compared to a $20,000 Camaro, that's a pretty tough one to explain when you get home.—Brian Rabold July, 2002  fit off. Average paint. Chrome scratched and pitted. Sag in driver's seat, otherwise interior is very nice. Clean underhood. Looks like incorrect rubber grommets under windshield supports. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $20,055. As the prices of the later 3000 series Healeys have taken off the formerly unloved 100-6s have come up as well. Two years ago, this car would have struggled to reach $15,000. #91-1962 LOTUS SEVEN A S2 Roadster. S/N DMV14031CA. Cream with black fenders/ red. LHD. 1100-cc Sprite engine, Mk I Cortina rear axle. Panel fit—what there is of it—fine. The ultimate in Four Wheel DRIVE-ing Market Reports 1-888-BEST-4WD or visit us at www.greatlakeshummer.com Premiering 2002 The H2!! To Reserve one of the FIRST H2s Please Call Kirk Kenaga at 1-888-237-8493 or E-mail kirkk@greatlakeshummer.com a Classic. Doesn't Have To Be Old a Poor paint. Hood peppered with chips. Chrome and interior fair. Service log. Strange, custom fiberglass gullwing hard top. Cond: 4. NOT SOLD AT $7,000. Bid was about as light as the car. Forget the weirdo top, a running, driving Seven is a $15,000 car all day long. Maybe I should have offered $7,250. #96-1969 JAGUAR XICE SII 4.2 Convert- ible. S/N 1R9792. Eng.# 7R435149. Blue/black leather. LHD. Odo: 33,881 miles. Floor-shift ett U.  '  Exotic Car Transport ORLANDO FLORIDA Open and  C rrier S  I 4 four-speed. Rust forming around incorrect battery. Slight scratches in paint. Overspray under hood. Driver's headrest smashed. May finish last in the concours, but will make a nice driver. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $25,725. The non-covered headlight, dual-carbureted Series II E-types represent the best bang for the buck in the world of vintage Jags. This price was ver y fair for an SII—i f it had been an SI, it might have cost $40,000. #54-1978 JAGUAR XJS Coupe. S/N UJ2W55888. Eng.# UJ2W55888. Bronze/ tan. LHD. Automatic. Right door does not close. "Get the whole story of Exotic Car Transport, visit us on the Worldwide Web." 1-800-766-879 www.exoticcartransport.corn Nationwide Transport of Exotic, Vintage and Luxury Automobiles S'.,:: E.4,4; Ava..  -La 47 closed ice!

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Market Reports Silver AUCL113175 — Pt3rtland, DR Some overspray around window trim. Wrinkly paint between back window and trunk. Fair chrome with minor scratches on A-pillar. Driver's seat bottom torn loose. Chunk out of dash. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $9,000. When the local precinct has its lineup of "scariest cars of all time to own," surely a beater XJS will be included. There's no upside to this car, unless you made too much money recently and need to get rid of some. GERMAN #34-1956 BMW ISETTA 300 Sunroof Coupe. S/N 573276. Light blue/blue. LHD. Odo: 26,630 miles. Good panel fit, no rust, new paint. red. Chrome good. Left headlight surround glazed. Some sagging in driver's seat. A good, straight car. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $9,765. The 280s are the most desirable ofthe 230/250/280SL series. Even with the automatic, the cars are reasonably peppy. This 280, in decent but not spectacular condition, could have brought $15,000 without surprising. #36-1977 MERCEDES-BENZ 450SLC Coupe. S/N 10702412017504. Silver/white. LHD. Odo: 129,270 miles. Automatic. Good panel fit. Minor scratches. Weathered chrome this sell in the $30,000 range; this car suffered because there was no service history available. The next owner would be prudent to schedule a major service at first opportunity, as it's no fun if the belts break and bend all the valves. AMERICAN #71-1956 FORD THUNDERBIRD Convertible. S/N P6FH247105. Red/red and white. LHD. Odo: 5,064 miles. Floor-shift four-speed. Some glazing to chrome, but good overall. Nicely reupholstered seats. Antenna hole filled with a bolt. Gas cap aged. Worn soft top, top bows missing. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $6,825. The standard Isetta—no Silver sale would be complete without one. Cheap enough, bought by a savvy dealer. Look for it at a Monterey auction this August, all buffed up and ready for showtime. #118-1968 PORSCHE 912 Targa. S/N 12870525. Red/black leather. LHD. Odo: 16,262 miles. Hood and right door fit off. Rus t with ding in front bumper. Interior in good condition. Glass in fine shape. Minor dent on left rear fender and left fender near hood. Slight rust in chips on fuel door and edge of driver's door. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $3,465. These coupes weren't particularly popular when new, and have even less market appeal today. However, the new owner won't have to get many miles out of the car to justift the purchase price. ITALIAN #48-1979 FERRARI 4001 Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N F101CL27385. Dark blue/tan. LHD. Odo: 50,352 lcms. Automatic. Good panel No rust. Paint fading in areas. Small chip below left front insignia. Scratched chrome on spare cover and rear bumper. Repainted instrument cluster. Seats in good condition. Clean underhood. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $27,038. Very good money for what amounts to a Cruise-In driver, but still a fair deal for everyone. Every auction has one or two '56 Birds, so it really all comes - down to price and condition. #102-1964 CHEVROLET CORVETTE - Convertible. S/N 408675103845. Red/white leather. LHD. Odo: 87,046 miles. Floor-shift , tt spots behind right front tire and on gas cap. Very poor paint is faded, with two large scratches on right door. Chrome tolerable. Worn horn button. Munched sunvisors. Missing right rear reflector. Evidence of Bondo. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $3,990. This was a decent buy for a summer runabout, especially fyou replace the 912 badge with a 911 one to impress all your friends. Just keep the engine cover closed. #60-1971 MERCEDES-BENZ 280SL Coupe. S/N 11304412019260. Red/black leather. LHD. Odo: 74,812 miles. Automatic. Some faded spots in paint, hood a different shade of 48 fit. No rust. Minor scratches in paint that could be buffed out. Small problems in brushed chrome. Very good interior. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $21,500. Considering the automatic, the bid was nearly enough. Unfortunately, 400i owners sometimes overvalue "V12" and forget the "2+ 2 " part. #40-1983 FERRARI 308 GTS QV Targa. S/N ZFFMA13A8D00421. White/black. LHD. Odo: 39,151 miles. Right door does not close smoothly and has some chips on edge. Very nice interior, except for worn left edge of driver's seat. Perfect gauges. Rubber trim on doors missing, but an overall nice-looking car. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $26,500. QVs like four-speed. Minor overspray. Poor touch-up on right rear fender. Chrome aged, with pitting and minor scratches. Interior good, except for dented center console. Some very small chips on upper left part of windshield. A good driver overall. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $22,838. About the going rate for a decent, non-injected '64 convertible. A fun way to enjoy a convertible without worrying about use-related wear making a huge impact on value. #68-1966 DODGE POLARA Convertible. S/N DL27G64159510. Black/black. LHD. Odo: 44,518 miles. Automatic. Paint okay, though some chips and haze on the left part of the hood. Recent recovering to interior, fresh carpets. Plastic rings around gauges. Rear rubber bumper guards missing. 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G. Potter King - Atlantic City, ALI .  sr,. jlitc.zb  ••■ — a ,. ;a  • Dodge's base-level full-sized offering. While Chevy convertibles from the '60s continue to climb, the plain-jane Dodges just don't seem to elicit much enthusiasm from collectors. Maybe its the Ferrari 400i look-alike styling (oops). #124-1967 CHEVROLET CAMARO SS Coupe. S/N 124377N219461. Blue/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 51,803 miles. Hurst shifter from a 1969. 396-c.i. V8. Some orange peel in paint. black stripes/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 45,552 miles. Floor-shift four-speed. 302-c.i. V8. New paint looks very nice, with only some touchups on left fender. Black and glossy interior smells good. Plastic on gauges losing clarity. Well prepared and very shiny. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $20,738. Prices of 1967-69 Camaros have soared in the past year, with values of nice cars going up 50% and more. Beaters are still cheap, as everyone has figured out that restoring a car can be expensive and tedious. This undocumented car was fully priced. #47-1972 AMC JAVELIN Coupe. S/N A2C7988250843. Blue/blue vinyl. LHD. Odo: 77,462 miles. Automatic. Okay panel fit. Market Reports G. Potter King Atlantic City, New Jersey February 21-25, 2002 Auctioneers: Daniel Kruse, Brent Earlywine Number of automotive lots: 562 Number of automotive lots sold: 250 Sale rate: 44.5% Sale total: $4,669,350 High: Lot #794A, 1969 Chevrolet Camaro convertible, sold at $69,500, including buyer's premium Buyer's premium on sold lots included: 3% Large smear by right front logo. Major chip on left fender. Chrome fair, with some dull and dented pieces. Good interior. Worn plastic surrounds around gauges. Good glass. Clean underhood. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $13,000. If this is a real SS, a few thousand more can be expected. If not, the bid could have been accepted. #158-1967 FORD MUSTANG Coupe. S/N 7F0IT169052. White/black. LHD. Odo: 49,928 miles. Bad panel fit all over. Thick paint. Pitted No rust. Respray very good except for a few faded spots. Chrome is fair. Interior dirty but good. Left rear hub trim missing. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $3,623. Somehow the words "American Motors muscle car" just don't get the pulse rate of collectors to accelerate very much. Even though only 3,220 AMXs were built in 1972, rarity does not necessarily equate to collectibility. Still, cheap fun here. #79-1978 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Coupe. S/N 1Z8748590065. Black and silver/ silver. LHD. Odo: 82,357 miles. T-top. Floorshift four-speed, L82. Chipped right front fender. W7-111LIN' — T chrome, especially on right brake lights. Torn interior. Wiper streaks on windshield. A slapped-together car, but complete. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $2,520. A freshly painted car in poor condition is scary. If little attention was paid to the body, how well do you think the mechanicals were serviced? To make this car any better, the new owner will have to take it completely apart and start all over again. #107-1968 CHEVROLET CAMARO Z/28 Coupe. S/N 124378N366284. Steel blue with Major crack on hood. Chips on T-bar and minor scratches throughout. All chrome worn except for door handles. Dirty interior, dinged console, cracked left door panel. Dash cover. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $9,345. These Darth Vaderesque Corvettes have been coming up in value, as the passing of years makes their swoopy styling seem vintage rather than tacky. The Indy 500 decal package adds about 50 cents to the value of the car • Report by Dave Kinney and Jeff Ward Market opinions in italics he 29th Annual Atlantic City Classic Car Auction continued a tradition of success. Despite going head-to-head with the eBay/Kruse auction of highend cars on Saturday night at the nearby Taj Mahal casino, G. Potter King's results were up slightly from last year's event. The Taj peeled away many high-priced cars that would have appeared in the Atlantic City Convention Center instead, explaining why the high sale was a $70,000 Camaro instead of a $273,000 Chrysler Ghia like last year. Even so, John Chiara, the event's promoter and organizer, did a commendable job, achieving $4.4m in sales by moving cars in volume. Combined with a Carlisle Events-run swap meet, car corral and antique show, the Atlantic City sale is now the East Coast's major winter car event. Sales have been strong enough that a fourth day of auctions was added this year. The buyer's premium remains the lowest flat rate in the business—three percent—and even that nominal amount is waived for cars sold on Thursday. As in any large sale, the cars ran the gamut. From 1960s pickups to 1990s SUVs, from prewar classics to late-model muscle cars, the lot list was as diverse as the Atlantic City night life.—Brian Rabold ENGLISH #772-1958 MGA Convertible. S/N HBK4335516. Red/black. LHD. Odo: 47,870 miles. Restored, in a fashion. Panel fit quite variable. Evidence of rust repair. Amateur paint job July, 2002 49

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Market Reports reveals where the body has been repaired. Unusual Formica type dashboard. Gauges okay. Muffler on upside down, car is running on three cylinders. Loads of smoke. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $12,875. Let's be charitable, and assume that with a few days ofwork, and $1,000 or so spent, the new owner will end up with a decent driver for weekend tours and picnics. That's the halffull story, and we just leave the glass at that. #729-1969 JAGUAR XKE SII 4.2 Convertible. S/N 1R10676. Silver/black leather. LHD. Odo: 64,103 miles. Poor panel fit. Paint contains loads of dirt. The car is either a flood victim or has been parked in a rain forest with the G. Potter King - Atlantic City, /ILI "Porsche perfect." Front hood bent on both sides, but repaired. Some light rust to pans. Paint and chrome fair to good. Dirty but complete underhood. Gas hemorrhaging out of right carb. Interior serviceable. Great glass. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $30,488. Reportedly sold at eBay/Kruse's Ft. Lauderdale sale in January 2002 for $39,500, which means the seller took a big hit for one month ofdrivingfun. Ifonly cars could talk Price was not unreasonable funderlying car is sound. #751-1961 PORSCHE 356B Roadster. Body by D'Iteren. S/N 89062. Eng.# 604799. Aetna blue/dark blue vinyl. LHD. Odo: 30,771 miles. right for mileage. Glass and underhood both good. Shows beautifully and sounds great. Expensive suspension still operational, too. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $26,000. The 6.3s have profound performance, but if anything goes wrong it's big bill time at the shop. This is a car where a pre-purchase inspection by a specialist is almost a must. Given the auction arena, the bid was not unfair #801-2000 MERCEDES-BENZ 230GE SUV. S/N 46023817030843. Dark green/black vinyl and cloth. LHD. Odo: 73,498 miles. Automatic. A/C, four-wheel drive. Showing plenty of wear, and some vestiges of outdoor storage (dull plastic lenses, blackout trim fade). Fair quality repaint has orange peel, file marks showing through. Silver coloring on mags chalky. Nice interior. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $15,400. For years, the G-wagen was either a private import or was brought in by top down. Head rests look like sand bags. Undercarriage not detailed. Sanyo radio. Four luggage hole mounts through trunk lid. Cond: 4. NOT SOLD AT $28,100. It would be interesting to find out how the seller came up with the reserve for his car Very nice SII Jag converts can be found for well under $30,000. GERMAN #971-1958 MERCEDES-BENZ 220S Sedan. S/N 180010N8511848. Burgundy/tan vinyl. LHD. Odo: 59,143 miles. Venezuelan license plates. Very weak gaskets. Wood has some T-5 body style, 1600 Normal. Optional horn ring. Coachbuilder's badge on passenger door near glass, not low on front fender as expected. Interior very tidy and correct. Some dirt in otherwise nice paint. Panel fit nice and consistent. Shows well. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $35,400. Highly desirable roadsters regularly bring more. Seller was wise to seek a more appreciative crowd elsewhere. #712-1971 MERCEDES-BENZ 280SL Convertible. S/N 11304412006958. Beige/dark red. LHD. Odo: 50,237 miles. Automatic. Hard top. Europa International of Santa Fe, New Mexico, which certified these high-end SUVs. Starting in 2001, Mercedes-Benz is now the importer Scary to repair, but bid was still too low. AMERICAN #736A-1956 FORD THUNDERBIRD Convertible. S/N P6FH283421. Yellow/black and white vinyl. LHD. Hard top. Continental kit. delamination and scratches. Very thick respray ripe with overspray, fisheye and dropout. Freshly redone interior with incorrect vinyl. Excellent low-pile carpets. Chrome is good, but not excellent. Cond: 4. NOT SOLD AT $10,000. Many years ago a `full restoration" was a paint job and possibly new seat covers. Times have changed, and the buying public expects much more. Still thousands and thousands away from being a fully restored car #720A-1960 PORSCHE 356B 1600 SUPER Cabriolet. S/N 153606. Red/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 50,300 miles. Panel fit reasonable, but not Good panel fit, no rust. Only a few nicks dabbed up. Chrome solid. Interior in fine shape and in line with original miles. Clean undercarriage, but not detailed. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $26,900. A striking color combination and a car that shows well. Even so, the bid was enough. #767A-1971 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SEL 6.3 Sedan. S/N 1090181200482. Olive green/ black MB tex. LHD. Odo: 47,188 miles. Auto matic. Perfect panel fit, no rust, outstanding paint. Very nice chrome. Interior clean and looks Panel fit all reasonable except for passenger door, which looks loose. No rust. Some orange peel in paint, but overall very good. Shiny chrome. Interior looking sharp—only missing a few knobs. Dirty undercarriage. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $28,325. Ran across twice in eBay/Kruse's Ft. Lauderdale sale, to the tune of$27,000 and $28,000 no-sales. Owner must have come to grips with the fact that $28,000 is exactly what his car is worth. #756-1957 LINCOLN PREMIERE Convertible. S/N 57WA39176L. Turquoise/turquoise and white. LHD. Odo: 57,361 miles. Automatic. Power windows and top. Good paintwork. Scratched chrome shows some pitting. Older restoration. Dash pad warped, some weak gaskets. Many chrome trim pieces and much of interior dirty—three hours of cleaning would fix 80% of the problems here. Cond: 4+. NOT SOLD AT $26,000. Big Lincoln convert- 50 Sports Car Market

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G. Potter King - Atlantic City, NJ Market Reports ibles from the '50s have passionate fans of their jukebox styling, while others think they look plain silly compared to Caddys of the period. Few survivors remain and restoration costs are otherworldly. Bid was enough. #758-1959 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Convertible. S/N J59S105980. Black with silver coves/red vinyl. LHD. Odo: 59,639 miles. Automatic. Restored, once upon a time. Panel fit as to be expected on old Corvettes. Older repaint holding up well. Chrome starting to fade. Appeared in movie "Mr. Wonderful," according scary is buying a Mustang in the coastal section of an area known fbr rust? A total leap of faith without a magnet, and not a smart move even in the driest of climes. #775A-1966 PONTIAC GTO Convertible. S/N 242676P261111. Red/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 46,522 miles. Four-speed, 389-c.i. V8. Rallye wheels, Redline tires. Interior, chrome, glass and underhood all in very good condition. Paint only fair, with some rust repairs along driver's rocker panel. Panel fit nice, considering. Some plastic trim discolored but not broken. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $2,472. The FS edition (for Lee Iacocca's friend, Frank Sinatra) came with U collection of Old Blue Eyes ' hits playable on the factory-equipped 8-track or cassette player By now, most of these overgrown K cars have passed their prime, this one included. #764-1982 CHEVROLET CORVETTE T-Top Coupe. S/N 1G lAY078XC51083. Gold/ gold leather. LHD. Odo: 25 miles. $24,123.50 list price, sold new for $21,400. 25 original miles. to owner. Car isn't bad, but far from "wonderful." Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $28,000. Last seen at Christie's New York 2000 sale, where it had 10,000 more miles on the clock. Was bought thenfor $35k, a price perhaps buoyed by the "Mr Wonderful" hysteria that swept the nation. (Did it? I forget.) #939-1963 FORD F-250 Ice Cream Truck. Body by Hackney. S/N F251N372536. White/ black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 45,758 miles. Lots of Car sounds good and is smoke free. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $26,883. 12,798 convertible GTOs were built in 1966, so there are always a few for sale. For this car, in nice but not brilliant condition, the amount paid was on the money. GTOs continue to climb in price. #548-1982 CHRYSLER IMPERIAL FS Coupe. S/N 2A3BY62J8CR1224. Light blue/ blue velour. LHD. Odo: 18,598 miles. Automatic. Wavy enamel. Paintwork has plenty of flaws. Glass scratched, chrome and surround pitted. In as-new condition, with no flaws except those produced when manufactured (pinstripes mismatched, bad gaps, orange peel in paint, etc.). Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $32,445. This "Collector 's Edition" had a badge, special paint, and not much else. Sale price works out to $416 per year profit, not including insurance or storage costs. A very difficult way to get rich.• Cruise by www.sportscarmarket.com and enjoy the Profile archives incorrect bits (chrome Ford script taillights, blue dots, tinted glass), but quite complete. Some rust stains showing between rear fender and ice cream box on driver's side. Owner claims only two of this body style left. "Appraised for $115,300." Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $40,000. Who will pop for a Popsicle truck? Despite this owner's claims to the contrary, more than a handful of these slices of Americana remain. Just the thing for you and your Nutty Buddy to buy. Bid was not insulting. #562-1965 FORD MUSTANG Convertible. S/N 5F08337916. Medium blue/white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 1,628 miles. 289-c.i. V8, automatic. Full console, tinted glass, AM radio, wood wheel, remote mirror, power top. File marks and cracks in paint. Very good chrome, very nice interior. Bad gaps on leading edge of both doors. Cond: 4. NOT SOLD AT $16,600. How July, 2002 assicshowcaWarn 1111111101111 "Offering a Fine Selection of Classic European Vehicles World Class Restoration Facility, Guaranteed Show Winners" assw Showcase Sales Dept: 760-747-3188 • Buying/Restoring: 760-747-9947 • Fax: 760-747-4021 San Marcos, CA 92069-3028 USA • management@classicshowcase.com 51

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Alfa Romeo Profile 1960 Giulietta Sprint "Veloce" Coupe Chassis number: 10105 1493-21167 Engine number: AR 1315 011460 (Note: The following grammatically challenged description of the Sprint appears exactly as found on the eBay posting, edited only for brevity.—ED.) R ed exterior with the original red and gray leather interior & red carpets. The panel fit on the Bertone coachwork and over-all aesthetics are excellent. Interior, although original, shows very minimal wear, no rips or tears. The odometer indicates 96,000 but not convinced if they are miles or kilometers. The Arizona title shows the mileage to be actual. The car is powered by an alloy 1300 cc double overhead cam, 4 cylinder engine, coupled to a four-speed transmission. Equipped with factory Weber carburetors, and the rare, original cast aluminum intake plenum and air filter canister. The engine has enjoyed a recent "freshening" and runs and drives beautifully. Also present is the original Nardi trademark wooden steering wheel. New Michelin radial tires on original wheels in the correct size and type. This Alfa was imported 4 years ago from Italy to Northern California to participate in annual Italian automobile festivities in and around the Monterey and Laguna Seca area, and also to take part in the California Mille. It has also participated in the Arizona Governors Cup (Hospice) Rally. This is a private-party sale, you are not dealing with a dealer. The value guide indicates by VIN that this car may be, indeed a '59, but it is registered and was imported as a '60. The Alfa can remain in secure, indoor storage for up to 30 days, after payment in full, while the new owner arranges for shipping or transportation. I will gladly answer any and all questions relating to this rare, Alfa Veloce coupe. Thanks for looking and Good Luck! Corrections: This Alfa is fitted with a five-speed transmission, not a four-speed as listed in the above text Also the numbers stamped into the factory lD plate are 10105 1493-21167 Motore AR-1315. The actual number stamped on the alloy engine block are: AR 1315 011460. Inspection also shows the car is fitted with Koni shock absorbers at all four corners. Thanks! In 1954, with the introduction of the Giulietta Sprint, Alfa joined Jaguar, Aston Martin, Porsche, redone in red and gray leather or leatherette, and the red carpeting is all new. The trunk fabric lining is correct and the battery area is undamaged. The engine bay is both correct and spotless. This car sold for $16,500 on eBay on March 21, 2002. The sum—$1,500 over SCM 's high Price Guide price—probably represents a loss over the amount of lire spent on getting the car to its current condition. Moreover; whoever did the restoration, presumably an Italian, knew what original Giulietta Sprint Veloces looked like, and maintained that appearance meticulously. Shiny paint, sparkling chrome, a spotless interior and pristine engine bay add up to a no-objections car. Perfection invites picking nits: the only fault is that the original radio blanking plate (a very rare item) is missing and the holes for the radio have been filled in, so the surface is perfectly smooth. So far; so good. In fact, perhaps too good to be true. The car, by itself is utterly captivating, but the owner 's descnption shouts "caution! " Despite the seller's continued insistence that the car is "original," there are many things wrong here. In the first place, the Nardi wheel was not an original item on the Veloce, and the car cannot possibly be as original as the owner claims. This is a 42-year-old car, with 96,000 miles (the speedo reads to 140, and cannot be in kilometers), yet there is no visible wear on the seats, carpet or pedals. A four-speed transmission was original equipment, but this car carries a five-speed. Along the same lines, the Koni shocks were not original equipment. Finally, a Giulietta engine at 96,000 miles probably deserves a thorough overhaul, not a refreshment. Years produced  Number produced  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up cost  Distributor cap  Price new  Chassis #  Engine #  Club  1956-62 3,058 $12 ,000 -$15,000 $250 $50 $4,100 On bulkhead On intake side of engine block AROC, 10 Raskin Road, Morristown, NJ 07960 Web Site www.aroc-usa.org Alternatives Porsche 911, MGA or B, Triumph TR3, Fiat 1200 TV SCM Investment Grade  Maserati and Ferrari in offering a lightweight twin-cam engine in an aerodynamic grand-touring body. Originally equipped with a dual-throat, downdraft Solex carburetor; it was only two years later that the factory hot rod version, the Veloce, made its debut. With twin Weber side-draft carburetors and a host of internal improvements, the Giulietta Veloce was Alfa Romeo 's tutorial on how to wrest 90 durable horsepower from a 1.3-liter engine that could maintain 7,000 rpm all day long. This Giulietta is a mixture of the very impressive and the terrifying. Someone spent a lot of money on the restoration, and, according to the nine photographs posted on eBay, it appears to be in #1 condition. The body panels are straight and the doors don't show the typical Sprint droop, which occurs as a result of their considerable weight. The chrome is unmarked and all the trim pieces, including the hubcaps, are correct. The interior has been Lot #163, S/N AR 149300777 Condition: 2+ 1955 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Normale Coupe  Believing that this car is original and unrestored i requires an astounding suspension of disbelief. A more credible claim for this car would have been that it underwent a cost-no-object restoration and has been compulsively cared for ever since. But there's more to this story A check ofserial num- bers reveals that this car began life as a Solexcarbureted Sprint Normale, not a Sprint Veloce. The seller; who expressed surprise when supplied with this information, was still able to find a buyer who was willing to purchase a make-believe Veloce. The new owner is an automotive enthusiast/journalist who states that he is completely happy with the car. Slowly, fakey-doo or clone cars are being accepted for what they are, and they are being purchased by those to whom originality is not paramount. In fact, SCM's Price Guide listing of $15,000 for a #2 Sprint Veloce should probably be revisited in light of this sale. True Sprint Veloces are hard to come by, which makes properly done clones like this desirable. And so long as someone is not fabricating a famous race history or other provenance to go with the car; what's the harm? It's really not much different than putting a set of triple two-barrel carbs on a 1965 GTO that was originally equipped with a four barrel, or converting a 260 c.i. Mustang to a high-performance 289. So long as buyer and seller both are clear about exactly what the car is, at the end of the day everyone should be happy. The increasing acceptance of well-done clones is evidence of the birth of a whole new market segment. —Pat Braden (Historic data and photo courtesy of auction company) Recent Sales of Note 1959 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Speciale Coupe Bonhams & Brooks, Geneva, Switzerland, March 5, 2001 Sold at $11,956 SCM ID# 23957 Brooks, Goodwood, UK, June 11, 1998 Sold at $12,336 SCM ID# 20238 Lot #755, S/N 1012000193 Condition: 3

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Offerte e Richieste di Alfa Romeo ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Regular classified only $15 per month. 55 1900 PININFARINA, coupe, one of 100 made and 20 known to exist, wire wheels with knock-offs, needs light restoration. $25,000 obo. 630-878-2200. IL 56 1900 SS, aluminum Ghia bodied, one of only 6 produced, all are different, so this car is unique, red with interior, ZF 5-speed gearbox, used Monte Carlo Challenge Rally in 1993, good for California Mille or similar. $95,000. 954-463-3524. FL 59 SPRINT SPECIALE, restored car with outstanding paint, chrome and interior, fitted 1600 ingine with 5-speed gearbox, original 1300 engine included, engine rebuilt. $25,000. 203-266-7008. CT 60 GIULIETTA, pieces missing. $1,500. 620-653-4531. KS 62 GIULIETTA, Sprint Speciale, covered headlights, solid unrestored car, factory 1off'? $15,000 obo. 630-878-2200. IL 63 GIULIA, Sprint 1600 coupe, virtually perfect road-going car, restored a few years ago by Jim Parkinson in LA, dark blue body, lighter blue interior. $15,000 obo. Martin Swig, 415-561-8401. CA 63 GIULIA, Spider 1600, red, black interior, complete mechanical and cosmetic restoration from bare metal, perhaps the finest example in the world, many major concours wins. $25,000 obo. Josh, 973-334-3360. NJ 64 GIULIA SPRINT CT, white with black interior, Cromodoras, P6s, twin Webers, 3rd owner, 53,000 km, originally owned by lady physician in Padua, Italy, brought stateside in late '80s, limited slip, rear ATE disc brakes, very good chrome, brightwork, interior, never hit. $8,900 obo. 312-201-1171 day. 262-249-7644 wknds. IL 65 GIULIA SUPER, project or parts, some small parts missing. E-mail: hwknauz @knauz.com $2,000 obo. Bill or Jeff, 847234-2800. IL 65 GIULIA VELOCE, Spider, red, black, new interior, top, chrome, paint, tires, perfect correct engine, accident and rust-free California car, very original, tools, books, new rubber mats. $19,000 obo. 707-747-5093. CA 66 1300GT, Junior, lovely numbers matching, 3 owners, red GTA look-alike, extensive reconditioning on sound rust-free car, excellent in every respect, honestly ready to go, no disappointments. Possible Lotus trade? $14,500. 301-682-9076. MD 66 2600 SPIDER, not rusty for an Alfa, solid body on a rolling chassis w/engine and trans, lots of pieces still attached, a comprehensive list of missing parts is included, breed this with your rusty driver. $2,250. Tom Watling, 209-668-8064. CA 69 SPIDER 1750, 33,000 original miles, Russo black, has new tires, exhaust system, hoses, belts, plugs/wires, distributor, brake kits and more, second owner. $13,500. 541672-4621 eve. OR 71 SPIDER, 1750, red/black, good driver. E-mail: drew@rockisland.com $4,000. 360378-3013. WA 72 GTV, 59,000 miles, never any rust or accidents. $8,500 firm. 631-369-4134. NY 73 SPIDER, California car, I am third owner, wonderful driver, minor body damage. $2,950. 707-459-3218. CA 74 GTV 2000, red/black, 53,000 miles, Pirellis on Cromodoras, Ansa, a/c, Weber 40s, meticulously maintained and detailed throughout, drive, show or delivery available anywhere, 2nd owner car with known history, perfect condition inside and out. $18,000 serious buyers only. 305-6726615 day. FL 74 SPIDER, rust free, restored, silver/black $7,900. 1971 Berlina, Weber head, great driver $3,700. Interesting trades considered. 858-695-3882. CA 81 GTV6, 55K mi, mechanically maintained, runs excellent, body rusted, good for restoration or parts. I also have many parts for this car available, clip sections too, hardware. $1,400. Ray, 631-669-1245. NY 86 VELOCE, champagne, tan interior, CD, a/c, pw, leather, 58,000 miles, original rebuilt motor, new top, tires, exhaust, need space for winter. $6,200. 973-335-5373. NJ 86 VELOCE, complete, drivetrain rebuilt 1997, roll bar, headers, everyday driver, 1982 Alfa parts car, extra parts. $4,000. 914-276-0042. NY 89 VELOCE SPIDER, 24,000 original miles on a 1-owner car, white with tan top, like new throughout. $15,000. 707-778-3775. CA 91 164L, 5-speed, new black paint, charcoal leather, new clutch, 1 owner, 100,000 miles. $4,600. Mario, 814-838-9501. PA• Market Reports in August SCM: Bonhams, Monaco Barrett-Jackson/ Coys, Monaco Christie's, New York, NY Kensington Motor Group, Bridgehampton, NY RM, Santa Monica, CA Bonhams, Newport Pagnell, UK 1 RES T OR AT IONS Twenty years dedicated to the meticulous restoration of the world's finest exotic, vintage and classic motor cars. 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Etceterini and Friends Profile 1947 Bugatti Type 73C Monoposto Race Car Chassis number: 73002 n 1944 Ettore Bugatti initiated the designs of a new, supercharged 1500-cc car intended for postwar production. It was designated the Type 73, with variations ranging from a four-seater road model to a monoposto racing car. Early in 1947 an artist's impression of a streamlined, two-door saloon appeared in a Bugatti advertisement in a Continental newspaper, and an engine-less prototype appeared on the Bugatti stand at the Paris Motor Show in October, 1947. Ettore Bugatti had died in August, 1947 and, with the difficult economic conditions in early postwar France it is hardly surprising that the projected Type 73 Bugatti was destined to progress no further. By this time all the parts except the coachwork for an initial batch of five Type 73 racing cars had been manufactured in the old La Licorne works at Levallois near Paris, although not a single car had, in fact, been benchtested. Thereafter, the five sets of parts remained in storage for several years at Bugatti's Molsheim works. I Belgian Bugatti dealer Jean De Dobbeleer, who assembled the parts into a complete but non-running car, had acquired one set of parts in late 1960. The remaining four sets of Type 73C parts were disposed of over the next three years, with two remaining in France, one being sold to a customer in Holland and the other set sold to the US. It should be explained that although these sets of parts were numbered from one to five, they were never allocated chassis numbers by the Molsheim factory: they were given chassis numbers 73001 to 73005 at a much later date. Thus, the major constituent parts of this report's subject car, shown as chassis number 73002, are actually numbered "two." Chassis number 73002 was the first of the five Type 73C Bugattis to leave the factory, and after De Dobbeleer had assembled it, he sold it in 1961 to his American dealer friend Gene Cesari, who in turn sold it within the US to Jerry Sherman of Malvern, Pennsylvania. It is significant that this was the only Type 73 Bugatti to be listed in Hugh Conway's comprehensive Bugatti Register, and confirmed that the car was a Type 73C with chassis number 73002. From Sherman's ownership, it passed through several hands until 1969, when En Richardson of California acquired it. English collector Tom Wheatcroft then bought the car in 1973. Around that time, Wheatcroft was assembling a large collection of racing cars, and was also in the process of purchasing the site of the Donington road-racing circuit that had remained unused since prewar times. In due course the Type 73 was restored to full running order in the Donington Collection workshops and a new body was built for it. Apparently there are two surviving factory drawings of racing bodywork intended for the Type 73C model, although there is no evidence that the factory ever made an example of either design. Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis number location  Engine number location  Club  Wheatcroft drove it frequently and swiftly during visits to his Donington racing circuit. In 1994 ownership passed to the present North American owner. This car sold for $106700, including buyer 's premium, at Ri 's Amelia Island sale on March 9, 2002. The same car was a no-sale at a high bid of $165,000, at the RN/ Biltmore auction in January. Hindsight sometimes teaches harsh economic lessons. Right side of engine American Bugatti Club, 142 Berkeley St., Boston, MA 02116-5166 Alternatives ... 1948-49 Connaught Grand Prix car; 1947-50 Talbot-Lago Grand Prix car (mechanical components only) Pity the poor old Type 73C Bugatti. It never actually reached production and despite being the last model in which Le Patron, Ettore Bugatti, had a direct hand, it is considered a compromised design by marque purists. To quote Bugatti super-authority Hugh Conway regarding the 73, "These cars, if not to be ignored because of their parentage, are not `pur sang '. " Conway adds charitably, "Even the Master is allowed his mistakes." The mistakes, in the eyes of Bugattistes, were radical deviations from the expected and accepted Bugatti engine design. These included wet cylinder liners, a detachable cylinder head, a single cast iron manifold and even—gasp ! —the lack of special Bugatti-designed fasteners, their place taken by common hex nuts and washers. 1947 5 (sort of) N/A Plate on firewall $1,500 N/A This attractive little monoposto 's value is further complicated by the fact that its chassis was put together by a dealer rather than the factory. It has no competition record whatsoever and is so "one-off" that most vintage sports car enthusiasts have never heard of one, let alone seen an example. The body is all-new, which wouldn 't be a big sin on a veteran of racing shunts, but this one may not even be the intended design. While this car will probably be welcome at nearly Wheatcroft elected to have a body built based upon the second of these two designs, which closely resembled the immediate prewar racing singleseater Bugattis with a centrally divided cowled radiator grille. The entire car was restored to the extremely high mechanical and cosmetic standard. Although the car has never actually been raced, every vintage event, among Bugattistes it will always carry the stigma of being "the car that never was." The price paid was a fair compromise between the exotic components and the fabled nameplate, and the lack of true factory provenance.—Dave Brownell (Historic data and photo courtesy of auction company)• Recent Sales of Note RM, Phoenix, Arizona, January 18, 2002 Not sold at $165,000 54  1947 Bugatti Type 73C Monoposto Race Car Lot #94A, SN 73002 (same car) Condition: 1- Christie's, Pebble Beach, California, August 19, 2000 Sold at $105,000 1923 Bugatti Type 32 Tank Replica Lot #84, SN N/A Condition: 2- Sports Car Market

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German Car Profile 1973 Porsche Carrera RS/RSR 2.9 Lightweight Chassis number: 9113600196 orsche took over in sports car racing where Ferrari left off in the early 1970s. After winning the World Sports Car Championship in 1970, 1971 and 1972, Porsche reacted to the FIA decision to swing from sports-prototypes to more productionbased machinery by selecting their eight-year-old street-going 911 to be further developed as a racing car. For the car to be homologated, they needed to deliver a batch of 500 cars—something the sales and manufacturing people thought might be impossible. P For several years, starting with the 911R of 1967, Porsche had built and sold highly limited runs of 911s modified for either race or rally use. But making and selling 500 looked to be a formidable task. However, the cars sold so fast Porsche decided to add two additional runs of 500 plus some extra cars bringing total production to 1,580. Although this example has been modified, it is important to note that this car began life as a factory lightweight. Today, modified to the correct RSR specifications, this 1973 RS offers a tremendous amount of race-car excitement at a reasonable price. This modified lightweight Carrera RS sold for $93,000 at RM's Amelia Island, Florida, sale on March 9, 2002. This figure was quite short of the pre-auction high estimate of $120,000. After you wade through all the fluff this car is still a badge special, or a clone in American muscle car terms. Production was achieved by "converting" stock 2.4 911S cars into Carrera RSs. Body changes included thinner steel for many components, and rear wheel flares were welded on by hand. Lighter than standard glass was used on some cars. The Carrera's characteristic ducktail spoiler was added in order to stabilize the car at speeds of up to 150 miles per hour. The 2.4 S engine was enlarged to 2,687 cc, with different pistons and cylinders, and the S mechanical fuel injection was calibrated to provide greater fuel flow. As a result of these changes, the RS gained 20 horsepower. The torsion bar springs were stiffened and special shocks were fitted, along with 7-inch-wide wheels at the rear. The RS offered here has been modified to RSR specifications. The Munich-based firm of Reuttmaier completed the work. Since the conversion, the car has traveled just 2,500 miles and remains in very presentable condition. It is finished in Grand Prix White with Signal Red graphics and a black interior. Although the car has its original engine, it has been enlarged to 2.9 liters. Fitted is a host of RSR equipment, including a correct RSR interior, factory roll bar, brake bias adjustment knob, factory front and rear flares and bumpers, a front-mounted oil cooler, 9x15 and 11x15 factory RSR wheels, 917 brake calipers, a balsa front hood insert, airport gears, lightweight glass with original Glaverbil quarter windows, a twin pipe sport muffler, and an original Le Mans center-fill plastic fuel tank. Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Engine #  Club  Web site  Alternatives  SCM Investment Grade  Consequently, the market didn't have much respect for the tens of thousands of dollars spent on upgrading the car. Consider that an original lightweight RS sold earlier this year at Barrett-Jackson for $127,000. Why did our car here, with so many high-dollar RSR modifications, do so much worse? There are three potential reasons for the price difference: the condition of these two cars, the difference in venue, and the RSR modifications. As to condition, both of these lightweights were decent but not top-of-the-world cars. If anything, the one at Amelia Island was a bit better, with a nicer interior. However, the car in Scottsdale had more eye appeal, with stronger paint. As to venue, certainly Barrett-Jackson brought some very strong prices this year, but RM had a good sale as well. And if anything, foreign cars were more in favor at Amelia than in Arizona, with Barrett-Jackson's emphasis on American iron. (for 911 Caffera RS Lightweight) $11,000 Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  On horizontal bulkhead under front lid, just aft of gas tank On vertical fan housing support passenger side of engine Porsche Club of America, 5530 Edgemont Drive, Alexandria, VA 22310 www.pca.org Corvette, Camaro Trans-Am race cars BMW 3.0 CS Batmobile; A 1973 200 $100,000-$200,000 $300 $22 That leaves the modifications and, at least in my mind, the answer to the value question. Collectors today continue to strongly devalue modified cars of any type. As they become more sophisticated in their acquisitions, they are realizing that anyone can modibi any car to nearly any configuration. Hence, a modified car, no matter how exotic, has been stripped of at least some of the original intent of the manufacturer and the first owner In nearly every case, a car has its highest value when it is presented either in its original condition, or properly restored to its original configuration. The days ofboy-racerfiares, spoilers and handling kits adding value to 911s are gone. If this were my car, I would take it back to its original lightweight configuration and sell the highly desirable RSR pieces to finance the restoration. I'd start by changing the front and rear flares to stock RS specs and continue through the suspension and wheels. As part of the restoration, I would also reset the suspension to its factory specifications. As currently configured, this car is far too stiff to drive on an everyday basis. When complete, you'd have a handsome, tractable, well-balanced, highperformance 911 that offered a great driving experience. And isn't that what Porsches are all about? The price paid for this car was market correct for a modified RS. However, if the restoration of the car to original specs is thoughtfully and economically carried out, there will most likely be some financial upside for the new owner when the project is done.—Jim Schrager (Historic data and photo courtesy of auction company)• Recent Sales of Note 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS Lightweight Coupe Lot #651, S/N 9113601079 Condition: 3 Barrett-Jackson, Scottsdale, Arizona, January 19, 2002 Sold at $127,440 RM, Amelia Island, Florida, March 10, 2001 Sold at $138,600 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 Coupe Lot #24, S/N 9113600082 Condition: 1

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Porsche Gesprach / Jim Schrager $ 1 00,000 for a 914? ear Mr. Schrager: I have stumbled across something I am told is a 914/6 GT. In Europe, you can't get any money for the regular 914-4s. They were marketed as a VW-Porsche and are cheap as dirt. This 914/6 GT has a price tag of $100,000, though, and perhaps some racing history as well. I am shocked to hear that these old Karmann Ghia imitators can be worth even one-tenth that price tag. Can you tell me how many were made? How can I tell if this is a real one? What are they worth?—C.G., London, England D Dear C.G.: The 914/6 GT is a real Porsche, and worth serious money, within the range of the asking price if you are sure it is a real car. Unfortunately it is hard to know how many 914/6 GTs were produced, as the factory considered the "GT package" a series of options rather than a different model. Someone would have to sit down with the original build sheets and keep a tally of option sheets to get a production total. To date, no one has. The SCM Price Guide lists eleven, which is our best educated guess. The GT was built as a privateer race car, using the homologated 914/6 as a base and staying within the allowable modifications, which included structural braces, wider fenders and wider wheels but not enlarged engine displacement. The most famous of these was the French-sponsored "Sunauto" car. As a single car team, it performed admirably at Le Mans in 1970, scoring a win in its 2-liter class. There are a number of clues you can look for that will help you determine if the car you are being offered is a real GT. It won't necessarily have each of the options listed below, but it should have close to all of them. Most visually apparent is a pair of large fender flares, made of steel and hand-welded into place, with 6-inch and 7-inch Fuchs alloy wheels fitted beneath them. Wider, lighter and faster than an ordinary 914. Lightweight items include a series of fiberglass and plastic parts, including a fiberglass hood, trunk and doors, and plexiglass side and rear windows. The interior was stripped of all excess weight, including door handles, door pockets and various bits of non-essential trim. The standard seats were replaced with lightweight racing versions. A stiffer chassis was created via a series of six chassis stiffeners, with three welded into place on each side, and a special frame just inside the top that connects the rear window body section with the windshield header. Further chassis modifications included Koni or Bilstein HD shocks Antique Automobile Insurance Agency 1-888-ANTIQUE (1-888-268-4783) wwwj ctaylor.com 58  Sports Car Market

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and struts and large anti-sway bars in the front and rear. 914/6 GTs also had a factory-installed roll bar. Homologation rules required the displacement to not exceed 2.0 liters, so contrary to many rumors, the cars did not have S or RS type engines. It instead had something far more exotic: a 906-spec, Weber-carbureted, 210-horsepower screamer. The engine block code is 911/20, and this is a wonderful early race engine. Except for the titanium connecting rods, this engine had most of the 906 modifications, including dual ignition. An additional oil cooler was mounted in the front bumper. Increased fuel capacity was provided by a large competition fuel cell in the forward compartment. Aside from the engine, the list of modifications is relatively straightforward. There are a wide variety of fiberglass and steel replica parts available so that the home builder can produce his or her very own 914/6 GT. Consequently, the 914/6 GT is widely imitated—think Pontiac Le Mans converted to GTO specs by adding a few badges and decals. The only sure way to verify a 914/6 GT is to inspect factory build sheets. If they are not available, the next reference point will be the engine type number on the crankcase. Be wary of any signs that the engine designation, 911/20, appears to have been tampered with or fraudulently stamped on the case. Given the $100,000 asking price, the seller must be convinced that he has a true, factory-built 914/6 GT. These cars have a significant following, for despite their humble 914 beginnings, the GT is a genuine factory-built race car, with some significant racing achievements. As with any race car, pricing is done on a one-off basis, with variances in history and provenance being far more important than condition. Especially in this situation, engaging experts to help you analyze the car is critical. It's not really a question of how good a 914/6 GT this one happens to be—the primary question is "Is it a real 914/6 GT?" Do your homework. After all, how would you feel if you spent $100k for what turned out to be a 914 with a spoiler kit and a counterfeit 906 engine? Fax your Porsche questions to 503/253-2234, or e-mail them to copyed@sportscarmarket.com.• 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 22663 (540837-1140 • www.whitepost.com Aig 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-PRECIOUS! 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! BONUS • • Visit to Beaulieu Autojumble just added! Join Sports Car Market's Keith Martin & Cindy Banzer on the 2002 MOTORSPORTS TOUR to ENGLA including the 'GOOD WOOD REVIVAL" 40  Historic Race Meeting'''. and much, much more. 10-day luxury coach tour departs September 4, 2002 First-class hotel stays at Goodwood, the Cotswolds and London 104e MAC MCEILIA ClUENT VACATICSIS Tel: (503) 266-4079  E-mail: steveaustin®canby.corn  Other highlights include: • Entries to grandstand/paddock at Goodwood Revival • Paddock walks escorted by Speed Channel personality Alain de Cadenet and Keith Martin • Guest dinner speakers, including noted vintage racer and Rockefeller Center Concours organizer Murray Smith • Catered gourmet lunches at Goodwood • Beaulieu National Motor Museum • Jaguar factory tour • Bentley farctory tour • Castle DOliingtoh'fl Museum • Dinner with the Director of Christie's English Motor Car division • Visit to Coys Classic Showroom • Daily conversations with Keith and Cindy about collecting, and the state of the market • Sightseeing including Stonehenge, High Tea in the village of Broadway, optional tickets to a Shakespeare productidh at the National Theatre at Strafford - onAvon • Alternative touring for accompanying non-motorheads Mention SCM for the special tour price of $2,925 per person/twin basis + air (regular price $3,330). Single supplement add $750. 1-800-452-8434  Fax: (503) 266-4097 www.steveaustinsgreatvacations.corn 1638 SE Ilth Ave., Canby, OR 97013

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Sportwagen zu Verkaufen ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Regular classified only $15 per month. BMW 66 2000C, preserved, 40K original miles, 4cyl, auto, dark blue interior, solid wood dash, console, original wheels, hubcaps, tools, manual, spare, 2nd owner, from Belgium, show winner. E-mail: isgoldwks @hargray.com $14,900 obo. Tom, 843-6866001 day. 843-686-5149 eve. SC MERCEDES BENZ - 55 300SL, gullwing, restoration finished 3/15/2002, Rudge luggage, like new. 818368-7226. CA 56 190SL, gray/black leather, black plate California car, records, both tops, ready to tour. $26,000. Roy Spencer, 650-3437980. 64 230SL, both tops, twice asking price invested on professional restoration (Le Stable) 6 years ago, all new body panels and interior, dark blue, 4-spd. E-mail: michael.j.campbell@wcom.com $17,000. 301-438-7501. MD 67 250SL, white with black hard top & soft top, 4-spd manual transmission, newer clutch and tires, records since 1986, 150K miles, runs well. E-mail: jander9900@zoomtown.com $9,500. Doug, 513-868-1455. OH 69 280SL, signal red, cream interior, automatic, 61,000 3-owner original miles, both tops, no rust, excellent condition throughout. $28,000. 206-283-2351. WA 69 280SL, ivory/dark brown interior & soft top, hard top, cold a/c, 4-speed, this is an outstanding example in every way, optional disc wheels, please call for full accurate description. $33,500. 734-675-3575. MI 71 350SL, rare roadster, 77K original, Euro 4 SM, 3rd owner, restored, silver exterior, beige interior, excellent condition, new Michelin TRX tires, M-B wheels. $20,000 obo. 607-257-4973. NY OPEL 72 GT, 75K, 2.2L, 190 hp, dual Webers, 5spd, a/c, completely restored, new everything, excellent condition, never any rust, over $15,000 invested. $10,000 obo. Rich, 212-312-2345 day. 917-817-8668 cell. NY PORSCHE 57 speedster, all original colors, signal red, black interior, black top, tan carpets, all numbers matching Kardex, perfect gaps, just finishing restoration. $65,900. 918808-3337. OK 59 356, cony D, 1600N, all numbers match, restored, ivory on ivory, black top. E-mail: b.b.abbott@worldnet.att.net $42,000. 303438-1793. CO 61 356B, cabriolet 1600S, storage since 1977, #s match, 500 hours on rebuilt engine, carbs, rebuilt transwde, make offer. 808-878-2744. HI 62 356B, Karmanri coupe, new total restoration, bare metal, correct red, tan interior, less than 1K miles since 2nd owner 1982, glass, chrome, trim, rubber, etc, complete engine rebuild with OEM oil cooler, detailed to death. $27,000. 251-344-5062. AL 65 356 SC, coupe, #218805, the Original Outlaw 356, red, black interior, designed and built by Don Emory, steel 911 Turbo flares and front spoiler, Can-era rear valance, rare 911 RSR polished wheels. E-mail: alcar@acronet.net $24,500. 262-694-5554. WI 67 911, coupe, one owner California car in excellent condition, numbers match, no rust. $12,500. 866-270-9778. CA 69 911S, true S original motor, orange and black, extensive history, converted to correct Webers, recent rebuild, honestly ready to go. $22,500. 301-682-9076. MD 71 911S TARGA, very rare options on fully restored car, yellow/black, Recaro seats, 85 litre pre-RS tank, 73K orig miles, 2,000 on rebuild of original motor, trans and MFI, mint, can e-mail photos. $29,750. Rich, 949-248-4220. CA 72 911S, factory modified for racing, short LSD trans, 3.0 Andial 935 case #, factory twin plug distributor, mechanically fuel injected, flawless black steel wide body, black leather interior with factory race seat, all documented since new. $25,999. 954-983-8850 eve. FL 73 9111, coupe, 1973 1/2, 2.4 CIS, original owner, ivory, brown, sunroof, 5-speed, 60K miles, original paint, interior, mechanical, owner non-smoker, CA/AZ garaged, Preservation RGruppe candidate. E-mail: tzurb@cableone.net $31,000. Tim, 928-778-0519. AZ 74 911 SC, with a 94" gem style composite conversion, interior updates, rebuilt 3.0 less than 1K. All new rubbers, etc. Not a Targa! Clean title. E-mail miamigold@aol.com $19,000. 786-200-2025. FL 79 928, brown with tan interior, 28,000 original miles, 5-speed, air conditioning, absolutely original and perfect. $17,000. 207-878-5353. ME• Standard! 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American Car Profile 1932 Stutz SV-16 Derham Convertible Chassis number: MB-PC-1001 Engine number: 32707 HC gasoline engines, he built his first car in 1897 followed by a second effort using an engine of his own design and manufacture. H By 1925 the Stutz Motor Car Company was under the stewardship of Frederick Moskovics, who had left Franklin to become Stutz's new president. Moskovics was responsible for the new Vertical Eight engine in a car that created a sensation among dealers and the public. With eight cylinders and an overhead camshaft, hydrostatic brakes and windshield safety glass, the new model was unlike any other American car of the time. The chassis was just as radical and the cars were noticeably lower than the competition, making them an immediate hit. The SV-16 engine was eventually superceded by the DV-32 with its dual overhead camshafts and four valves per cylinder. Whatever  engine was chosen, a Stutz was elegant, exclusive and less overpowering  than the opulence of some other marques.  a Mr. Kingsleigh in Pennsylvania owned it in the Years produced  1960s. Apparently he used the car regularly and was Number produced  active in club events. Further research indicates that  meet in the US a number of years ago and joined the Club  present collection in 1990.  scheme has flattened over time, although it would no doubt respond to a  good polish, and there are various paint chips. The chromework has pitted  with age. We are told the rear brakes are seized due to protracted storage  and thus the car has not been run recently. Power steering was fitted at  some stage to assist driving,  sound with good panel fit. The eye-catching paint  This car sold for $86,891, including buyer's premium, at Christie's  Retromobile sale, held February 12, 2002.  This Stutz was part of a Swiss collection being sold at no reserve during  Christie's first vintage car sale in France. The presale estimate was $120,000  to $160,000. When the hammer dropped it had sold for an actual $74,375  plus premium. A good deal? It depends. The Stutz name is well respected  overseas, thanks mainly to its very European mechanical specs. Aside from  1932 Stutz DV-32 Sedan Lot #78, S/N DV-60-1490 Condition: 1- only a handful—possibly five—of these cars were Distributor cap  built with this style body, thereby making them ex- Chassis #  ceedingly rare. This car was displayed at the Hershey Engine #  This Stutz is now in need of some restoration Alternatives  work to bring it up to par, although the body remains  Tune up/maj Original list prce  or service  i The Derham Body Co. was established in 1887 in Rosemont, Pennsyl-  vania, initially catering to the horse-drawn carriage trade. In 1905 Derham  turned to motor car coachwork and became particularly well known for  catering to the requirements of their wealthy Philadelphia-area clientele.  One of their trademarks seems to have been fitting low and raked wind-  shields to their designs, thus giving their cars a truly sporting appearance.  The prefix MB on the chassis number of this car would denote that it  is an M model with long wheelbase of 145 inches. The engine number  followed by HC refers to it being a high-compression motor. Information  from respected Stutz owners in the US suggests that  any C. Stutz was born in Ohio in 1876 where he grew up caring for and repairing agricultural machinery on the family farm. Fascinated by Duesenberg, it was the only US marque of the time to offer camshafts in the attic when other American cars kept them hidden in the cellar along with their reliable but unexciting L-head designs. In addition, Stutzs are undeniably good-looking cars and are scarce on either side of the big pond. This particular car uses the SV-16 engine, so-called because it has two valves each for its eight cylinders. It 's a fine powerplant that was the basis for the sensational Stutz effort at Le Mans. It also set numerous top speed and racing records in the US in the late 1920s. Today, however, the SV-16 is somewhat overshadowed by the more exotic DV-32 in terms of performance and collector desirability. The frozen brakes and the car 's non-running status are also definite minuses, although both these problems can be overcome with time, skill and money. The same is true for the paint, Approximately 1,000 clashed badly with the car 's maroon leather up$3,595 holstery. This, of course, can be corrected with a $25 new paint scheme but, again, it's more time and 1931-35 which was a shade of orangish red lipstick that $500 Right side of cylinder head  7400 Lantern Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46256; 812/988-9325 vented with some simple maintenance while the cars Plate on firewall money Ditto for the rechroming needed. The Stutz Club, in the Swiss collection could have been easily pre- Some of the deterioration on this and other cars 1932 Packard 904 coupe roadster, were in storage. And with the deterioration came a 1932 LaSalle convertible commensurate drop in collector market value, as reflected in the selling price of the Stutz. Rarely do improperly stored cars yield good surprises when they are brought back to life, so it appears that the bidders viewed the immediately apparent issues as just the tip of a mechanical iceberg. Ordinarily, we'd expect a no-problems, sporty Stutz of this caliber to be on the cozy side of $100,000 at auction. The successful buyer and the underbidders factored all this in and the car was bought leaving a good margin for the necessary investment in its revival. Hence, this should be considered a deal that was fair to all involved. There's a moral to this story that applies to all collectors everywhere: take good care of your cars or they'll unrestore themselves when you're not watching, and their values will suffer accordingly—Dave Brownell (Historic data and photo courtesy of auction company)• Recent Sales of Note Christie's, Tarrytown, New York, April 28, 2001 Sold at $64,625 SCM ID# 23873 1932 Stutz DV-32 Sedan Lot #11, SN DV-63-1593 Condition: 1- Christie's, Pebble Beach, California, August 19, 2000 Sold at $88,125 SCM ID# 10197

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American Cars for Sale ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Regular classified only $15 per month. AMERICAN MOTORS 70 AMX, 390 Ram Air, 4-speed, twin grip, restored, extra parts and books. Call for details. $9,000 firm. 209-833-7416. CA AUBURN 33 8-105, cabriolet, many trophies, 2-tone mint green, orange trim. 1970s restoration. $82,000. 406-453-9225. MT CHEVROLET 53 CORVETTE, numbers 100 and 101, nice original cars and they also have consecutive engine numbers, of the 2 or 3 known consecutive VIN/engine sets, this is the only known set in one person's possession. Step up if you want something neat. $265,000. 718-979-3655. NY 60 CORVETTE, convertible. White, silver coves, red interior. Matching number 283/ 230hp automatic, RARE factory electric top. Wonderbar radio. berliner classiccars.com $55,000 obo. Berliner Classic Cars, 954-923-7271. FL 62 CORVETTE, fuel injected, 4-spd, both tops, almond beige, fawn interior, never restored original car, extremely early fuelie with gold grille and script (1961), have most NOS chrome replacement parts, interior, soft top, etc. Serious inquiries only. $57,400. 330658-5978. OH 66 IMPALA SS, convertible. Red, black & white, white top, glass window. 396/415hp engine rebuilt, automatic, PS, p. top, A/C, ARE rims, AM/FM CD. berliner classiccars.com $15,500. Berliner Classic Cars, 954-923-7271. FL 67 CAMARO, Yenko RS/SS, original drivetrain, needs total restoration, red, black. $50,000. 865-380-1996 eve. TN 67 CHEVELLE SS, 396, a true Super Sport, black/black base/clear, ps, pb, alt, tint, factory gauges, tach, 12-bolt posi, North Carolina/Virginia car, frame-off restoration, detailed to show. $21,350. 276-496-7728. VA 68 CAMARO Z/28 RS, British Racing Green, tan interior, matching #s, 302-ci, 290hp, 4-spd, hide-away headlights, power steering and brakes, tilt rosewood wheel, Rallye wheels & gauges, front and rear spoilers, factory 4 speaker AM/FM, 75,800 actual miles. $35,500 trades considered. Keith, 888-7970155 day. 718-423-8585, fax eve. NY 70 CHEVELLE SS, 396/350 convertible, 4spd, factory triple black with white stripes, cowl induction, power top, ps, pb, 109,000 miles on original drivetrain, unmolested car in storage 17 years, motor never out. $32,000. 614-837-6152. OH CHRYSLER 66 300, 2-dr, 440 big block, leather buckets, console tach, air, power windows, seats, disc brakes, mint, original interior, 29,900 original miles. $12,500 obo. 516-680-2757. NY 69 300, yellow exterior, black interior, completely rust-free, pa, ph, 3-speed auto, console, engine 1970 440 TNT, everything restored to original. $8,900. 845-497-3938 msg. NY DESOTO 55 FIREFLITE, 2-door hardtop Sportsman - Emberglow & black. Matching number 291-c.i. engine, a/c, ps, pw, NOS interior, older ground-up restored. berlinerclassiccars.com $24,900 obo. Berliner Classic Cars, 954-923-7271. FL DODGE 69 CHARGER, 500 Model w/NASCAR intended aerodynamics, matching #s 440 ci/ 4-bbl, a/t console, restored California car, green, window sticker. E-mail: Icnightmare 513@yahoo.com $30,000. 805-455-0063 msg. CA 71 SUPER BEE, 440, 4-speed, possibly only existing example, only 26 total built, rotisserie restoration of California car, 0 miles, everything new, appraised #1. $35,000 obo. 204-436-2082 eve. CT FORD 56 THUNDERBIRD, convertible, Fiesta red, red, 2 tops. Body-off restored, AACA Jr. & Sr. 312 V-8 automatic, continental kit, full power, skirts, wire wheel hubs. berlinerclassiccars.com $65,000 obo. Berliner Classic Cars, 954-923-7271. FL 66 FAIRLANE, 427 R-code, VIN 6A43R249562, one of 57 produced, this car is a 1,000-point restored piece of history, believed to be #35 produced and 1966 US Nationals AF/X winner, much paperwork. For sale by collector. $72,500. 301-6989805 day. 301-473-5961 eve. MD Vintage Race Cars for Sale ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Regular classified only $15 per month. 50 JABRO, vintage H-modified sports racer, this is an original, unmolested 45 year old race car, virgin body, never hit or painted, Crosley engine, Fiat trans and rear, 99% complete, neglected many years, needs full restoration. $4,500 without engine, must sell. $5,500 with engine. 516-579-1462. NY 51 GLASSPAR, sports racing car, recently raced SVRA, V8 power, stick shift, roll hoop, looks like Cobra, some old history known, very rare, one of the first fiberglass cars built, price reduced. $25,000. 954-463-3524. FL 53 SIATA 108S, The world's most original example, transmission, differential, suspension, brakes, interior, instruments, wheels, top, no body damage ever, repainted once, a time warp car. E-mail: singer356@aol.com 516-367-1616 day. NY 55 KIEFT, sports racer, alloy body, needs total restoration, very rare car, can qualify for Mille Miglia, LeMans retro and any vintage race group. $17,500 obo. 618-222-1122. IL 57 BYERS SR100, Rare, original. Feb 57 Road & Track called it "world's most beautiful sports car," another vintage raced at Monterey, shown at Pebble Beach, correct s/ b/c, removable hardtop, roller, easy restoration. $27,500 obo. 908-284-9220. NJ 59 ABARTH DB, Ex-SCCA and vintage race car, 13 inch wheels and disc brakes, good body and mechanical systems, comes with spares including engine. E-mail for pictures: jduffiled@mindspring.com $8,500 obo. Jim, 302-239-3799. DE 62 60 ELVA, rear-engine FJR, PHP BMC engine, Taylor gearbox, Elva wheels, original plate, sorted and competitive in Monoposto, recently redone, new body moldings included, photos, enclosed trailer available. E-mail: hanson17@msu.edu $23,500. 248-737-4632. MI 61 LOTUS, Formula Junior 20, 1962 Sebring winner, Team Rosebud, zero time, Ivey engine, nicer than new, great history, Monterey and professional, etc., completely restored. Trailer available. $48,500. Jay, 805-565-1336. CA 62 ALFA ROMEO, Giulietta Spider, sorted competitive class winner in VARA, Watts linkage, disc brakes, 2L w/ 45 Webers, fuel cell, a very special car. $13,500. 858-695-3882. CA 62 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000, documented Works competition dept built, rhd, alloy, tulip gearbox, etc, etc, natty but runs great. Jerry, 330-759-5224. OH 63 DEVIN, old race car project, body on rolling frame, Chevy 283" with 3x2s, T-10 4 spd, Chevy rear, S-W gauges, roll bar, rep Halibrand wheels, plus many new parts, needs assembly and paint, titled and licensed. $13,000 firm. 801-571-8580. UT 65 COBRA Mk III, S/C 427, built by AC cars 1990, on original bucks, AC serial #C0X6136, see Cobra Registry, pg. 309, guardsman blue with black interior, all correct original equipment and mint condition. Chuck Spielman, 858-279-1967. CA 65 CORVETTE, West Coast race car, fast and reliable, it is prepared to HMSA standards and is a Monterey Histories veteran, ready to race with one event on fresh 327/365 engine, spares include 327 short block, transmission. Jgronski@socalsr.com $59,000. Jim Gronski, 714-633-2770. CA 65 GOFT GT40, GT Developments car, assembled by Bob Atkins, small block Ford, Webers, a/c and leather, fast and fully streetable, metallic silver/black, only 4K miles. E-mail for pictures: odelli76@msn.com $89,000 firm. John, 714-290-2817. CA 66 MINI-COOPER, vintage racer, First in show, First on track, featured in SVRA advertising, no expense spared four year restoration, none finer, fast, reliable, SVRA logbook, ready to race. $17,500. 434-242-1623. 434-990-1236. VA 71 CAMARO, Brass tag, T/A Registry, restored, spares, documented true Trans Am. $65,000. 440-289-0867. OH 71 LOLA CAN-AM T222, alum, b/b Chevy, Hewland 5-spd, probably world's most original Can-Am car, ran only one season then placed in climate controlled storage, solid history, no stories, incredible. $150,000 partial trades. 760-451-9448. CA 72 911S, factory modified for racing, short LSD trans, 3.0 Andial 935 case #, factory twin plug distributor, mechanically fuel injected, flawless black steel wide body, black leather interior with factory race seat, harness, roll bar, call for details. $25,999 obo. 954-983-8850 eve. FL 72 MGB GT, E Prod, SCCA competitive nationally, current SCCA logbook, race ready, BRG & gorgeous. Vintage? pleonard@kcnet.com $30,000. 913-299-3417. KS 74 CAMARO, Built by Penske/Donohue for IROC, driven by Allison, Foyt, Andretti, etc. Foyt won Daytona in 1976 IROC, dry sump Carrillo 350 engine, coilovers, watercooled/balance bar brakes, 9" three link rear. E-mail: brucewalker@msn.com $42,500 or trade race car. 516-626-2148. NY 85 COBRA, Kirkham, red, 85 miles, all aluminum, 427-ci, dual quad, awesome quality and performance, get a price from Shelby, same car, then give me a call. $85,000. 952-941-2918. MN CROSLEY-FIAT H-MOD, vintage racer, runs Monterey HMSA, authentic tube frame, aluminum body, Fiat 500 running gear, 1100 Alfin brakes, close ratio Sprite 4-speed, aluminum flywheel, Crosley Mil Spec 60 hp, tuned headers, 700 lbs. Bschulhof @bigplanet.com 480-396-8611. AZ LANCIA, B53 Berlinetta, 1-off by Balboa, rhd, twin carb Nardi manifold, mechanically redone, needs paint, all vintage event eligible, priced to sell. E-mail: bbone8v@pacbell.net 323-656-7483. Fax 323-654-8788. CA• Sports Car Market 66 MUSTANG, convertible, 289 V8, C-code, automatic, 93,000 miles, rust-free, completely stock original, numbers match, Sahara beige/ parchment, new black top, interior, tires. E-mail: dmackimmieiii@msn.com $15,900. 540-341-3432. VA MERCURY 52 MONTEREY, maroon, black & maroon leather. Frame-off restored, flathead V8 engine rebuilt, Mercomatic transmission. Real clean! berlinerclassiccars.com $21,500 obo. Berliner Classic Cars, 954923-7271. FL OLDSMOBILE 70 442, Indy pace car convertible, 1 of 265 made, matching # 455, 355 hp, dual gate Hurst competition shifter, Y74 code car, frame-off restoration of South Carolina car, one of the cars actually used at the Indy race in 1970 (documentation). $36,000. John, 508-7753276. MA PLYMOUTH 64 Hemi Super Stock Belvedere 2-dr hardtop, auto, steel car, purchased from the original owner, 2,200 original miles, build sheet, full history, the best of the early Hemi cars. Please, serious inquiries only. 508-4816095. MA 70 ROAD RUNNER, convertible, 383, auto, burnt orange metallic, white top, white and orange interior, professionally restored, numbers match, build sheet, engine restored. $23,500. Mike, 317-844-5217. IN•

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Vintage Rally Calendar A LIG UST Northwest Classic Motor Rally, 8-11. Sponsored by Monte Shelton, this 14th annual event will tour western Oregon. Contact Jim Gunter, 503/ 382-4503, fax 503/698-3097. (OR) SEPTEMBER Mille Autunno Della Cinque Passi, 12-15. Open to any and all cars built before 1972. Entry fee is $2,000 per car. Entry deadline is August 1, 2002. Contact Martin Swig, 415/561-8401. (CA) The 14th Classic Marathon, 8-14. To Colditz Castle and into Prague. New route, organized by Dave Whittock. E-mail: rally@ btinternet.com , fax: 011 44 1235 851292. (UK) Beyond the West Rally of South Dakota, 23-28. A limit of 55 vintage and modern cars accepted. Two touring legs and two "pedal to the metal" legs. Registration: $4,000. Event benefits South Dakota Highway Officers. 888/545-1400. (EST) Mille Autunno/New England, 2226. For Mille Miglia-type cars, but cars up to 1972 allowed. Starting from Saratoga Springs, NY, going through the Adirondacks, crossing Lake Champlain by ferry, through New Hampshire and Maine, then back to Saratoga Springs. Great fall colors! Martin Swig, 415/561-8401, or Dan Radowicz, 415/561-8422. (CA) Forza Mille, 29-October 4. Open to any Ferrari or 12-cylinder car of any year. Presented by MercedesBenz USA. Contact Rich and Jean Taylor, 800/645-6069; www.vintage rallies.com . (CT) OCTOBER London-Lisbon Classic Rally, 514. Starting from London's historic Hampton Court Palace, spend 12 days driving the roads of France, Spain and Portugal. For more information, contact Historic Endurance Rallying Organization, phone 011 44 1886 833505, fax 011 44 1886 833144. (UK) The London to Athens World Cup Rally, 5-17. New enlarged category for classics, sponsored by Holden Vintage and Classics, with the World Cup Trophy for cars up to 1400-cc (of any age) and a route that takes in sections from the Monte, the Alpine, the Liege Sofia Liege, and the Acropolis. This is the event for drivers who enjoy a competitive drive. E-mail: rally@btinternet.com, fax: 011 44 1235 851292. (UK)• Display Ad Index American Hobbyist Insurance  24 Birkin America  Bonhams  26 7 Brian D. Moore  Car Logistics  Charles S. Crail  Christie's Int  Classic Showcase  Cosdel International  Cosmopolitan Motors  DeLorean Motor Co  eBay Motors  Eberhard & Co  53 69 20,60 5 51 67 77 65 32-33 13 Executive Leadership Group  10 Exotic Car Transport  Ferrari of Orange County  Great Lakes Hummer  Grundy Insurance  17 47 21 47 29 Guild of Automotive Restorers  25 Hagerty  Haley Motorsports Collection  .70 Horseless Carriage  Intercity Lines  Italia Repro  Italparts  JC Taylor Insurance  55 55 58 70 10 J.J. Best Banc & Co  Jon Norman's Alfa Parts  Journey's Travel  64 53 70 Kruse International  35, 78-79 Maserati Club International... .55 Meguiar' s  Mercedes-Benz  P&J Products  Palm Fibre Coco Mats  Parish Heacock  Park Place  Passport Transport  Pennsylvania Motorsports  Precious Metals  Premier Financial  Putnam  Re-Originals  RM Auctions  12 80 53 67 45 15 9 23 59 19 21 60 2-3 Ron Tonkin Gran Turismo  55 Russo and Steele  Silver Auctions  45 71 Steve Austin's Great Vacations  59 Tony LaBella  Vintage Rallies  White Post Restorations  XKs Unlimited  67 63 59 26 Vermont& Q,ue6ec!,: i 7th annual FORZA MILLE V-12 41111101 September 28 to October 4, 2002 Te:vas #1/ eoturel, 5th annual TEXAS 1000 November 3 to 8, 2002 A five day/1000 mile TSD rally through the historic and lovely Texas Hill Country, featuring a Concours on Alamo Plaza, river cruise to Marble Falls and incredible winding ranch roads. View beautiful canyons, rocky streams, live oaks, golden pastures and Victorian towns. Enjoy gracious Texas hospitality and fine dining, plus unique gifts and prizes. Open to any 1975 or earlier sports, racing or GT car or any Ford performance car of any year (Jaguar, Aston, Panoz, Shelby, etc.). Presented by Ford Motor Company. $3995. per couple, all-inclusive. July, 2002  A gracious 1000 mile TSD rally starting at Stowe Mountain Resort in Stowe, Vermont, then heading north. Overnights at Manoir des Sables in Magog, Chateau Frontenac in Quebec, two nights at Fairmont Mount Tremblant before returning to Stowe. Time trials at Le Circuit Mt. Tremblant, winding roads in the Laurentian mountains, spectacular fall foliage, terrific dining and warm hospitality. Beautiful gifts and prizes! Open to any Ferrari, any Mercedes SL or any 12-cylinder car of any year. Presented by Mercedes-Benz USA. $4495. per couple, all-inclusive. MORE GREAT RALLIES FORZA AMELIA: March 9-14, 2003 NEW ENGLAND 1000: May 18-23, 2003 To enter or be added to our mailing list: VINTAGE RALLIES, INC. Jackson Hill Road, Sharon, CT 06069 800-645-6069 fax: 860-364-5899 www.vintagerallies.com 63

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Bike Buys / Bengt Halvorson A 1955 Ariel 4G Square Four lthough Ariel' s big Square Four touring bike was never a sales success, the "Squariel" has always been held in high regard as an upscale sports machine that offered better performance than most other bikes of its time, along with decent comfort and matchless character. By most accounts, the Mk II model, introduced in late 1953, represented the peak of the Square Four's design development, which spanned three decades. The Mk II, termed 4G, incorporated various design improvements, including a new swing-arm rear suspension. Legendary for its odd design, the Square Four's engine is, as the name implies, four cylinders in a square formation when viewed from the top. Essentially, two inline twins were fused together, sharing the same block and crankcase, though with two separate crankshafts, linked by cogwheels, that turned in opposite directions to counter vibrations. The exhaust pipes, introduced in '53, were unique as well, with a pipe coming out of each cylinder, looping around the engine, and then combining neatly into side pipes. Squariels were known to be squirrelly on the road, with a pitchy ride, dangerously inadequate brakes, vague handling and uncertain directional stability. By the '50s, straight-line performance from the 40-horsepower engine was good but no longer pace setting. The engine is said to be extremely flexible, smooth and torquey, making four gears enough. However, during the Square Four's lifespan, most buyers preferred sprightly, lighter, better-balanced twins from Triumph, Matchless and Norton. Better to look at than to ride. Years produced  Colors  Number produced  Engine  Transmission  Weight  Price new  Value today  Cost of full service/tune  Engine #  Perfect Squariel owner  1953-58 black and various shades of red 526 (1954) 997-cc, air-cooled "square" four four-speed 465 lbs. approx. $900 $13,000 $450 On left side of crankcase under cylinder block, and on back of crankcase Willing to let his bike find its own line around corners, likes examining the inside of an engine. Fun to ride  Ease of maintenance  Appreciation potential  Rating: 11-**** is best *** Overheating is a common problem, especially on the rear cylinders. The addition of an oil cooler helps. The engine also suffers from friction wear. To compound the problem, the crankshafts are actually part of the oiling system and sludge can clog them, keeping oil from reaching parts that need it. Owners should keep the oil system topped off and expect to open up the engine periodically to clean the cranks' sludge traps and replace worn parts. Going only 10,000 miles between minor rebuilds is quite normal. Today, the Square Four is best appreciated as a period piece. The engine design was innovative but ultimately a failure, both in performance, riding satisfaction and reliability. Its value, however, has increased steadily over the past few years as sometimes a noble attempt that results in a horribly flawed product attracts more collectors than a simple, reliable design does. As such, the Square Four is best suited to a static collection. You can marvel at its complexity while thinking about the 500-mile classic rally you're about to go on riding your '69 Honda CB750, which never fails to start or run. But then again, what fun is that? • J.J. BEST BANG & co. SPORTS CAR FINANCING 1 r oh* A-Iww° 4-12 YEAR TERMS ANTIQUE • CLASSIC • MUSCLE • EXOTIC • ROD • SPORT PURCHASE • REFINANCING • PREQUALIFY FOR AUCTION APPLY NOW BY PHONE OR FAX - OPEN 6 DAYS I-WO-USA-1965 FREE 10 MINUTE LOAN APPROVAL Fax 1-508-945-6006. Apply at www.jjbest.com/index.cfm?id=1212 *5.99% APR fixed rate on $100,000, 10yrs with payment of $1113.13 monthly. Simple interest. Rate in ad correct at time going to press, all loans fixed rate. Corporate loans available. DEALER INQUIRIES WELCOME. 64 Sports Car Market

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Affordable Classics fit hadn't been for the success of the MiniCooper S as driven by Paddy Hopkirk in the Monte Carlo Rally and similar challenging long-distance races in the mid-'60s, the Mini probably never would have achieved the worldwide recognition it has enjoyed. And there certainly never would have been a BMW Mini in showrooms in 2002. With the release of the new model, the originals are enjoying a renaissance of interest in the classic car marketplace. The Austin/Morris Mini, introduced in 1959, was never intended by designer Sir Alec Issigonis and suspension engineer Alex Moulton to be anything more than a fuel- and space-efficient family car. It was World Champion racing car constructor John Cooper and his experience building Formula Junior cars with the Austin Aseries engine—which powered the Mini—who saw the car's racing potential. Going over Issigonis's head to Sir George Harriman, managing director of BMC, he persuaded BMC to agree to produce 1,000 units of a racing version to meet homologation rules. I The first version, the Mini-Cooper, was built in 1961 with a 997-cc engine, sporting twin SU carburetors, for under-1000-cc competition. An instrument binnacle with a 100-mile-per-hour speedometer, 7-inch disc brakes, a remote gear change and a distinctive gold-brocade two-tone interior trim further distinguished the Cooper model. In 1963 the Mini-Cooper S was introduced, with a new, short-stroke 1071-cc version of the A-series engine. With 15 more horsepower on tap, the car could make 95 miles per hour. In addition, the S was fitted with larger disc brakes, a 120-mile-per-hour speedometer and, in most units, a second fuel tank with filler in the right rear fender. A smooth-revving, short-stroke 998cc was also available in the non-S Morris Cooper. With the racing and marketing success of the Mini-Cooper S, in late 1964 a 1275-cc version was introduced, the version still being sold when BMW finally halted production in 1999 to make way for the new Mini. Unfortunately, a financially strapped BMC couldn't meet US EPA and DOT regulations introduced in 1967, and sales here were discontinued at that time. A good original or properly restored MiniCooper S today can easily fetch up to $20,000. With the small number imported, nearly every Years produced  Number produced  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up  Distributor cap  Original list price  Chassis #  Engine #  Clubs  1964-67 (for US) 13,922 $14,500-$19,500 $300 $25 $2,181 ID plate screwed to radiator shroud Stamped on aluminum plate riveted to block under spark plugs Web site/e-mail  Mini Owners of America, Los Angeles; Mid-American Diehard Mini Enthusiasts Network (MADMEN); Mid Atlantic Mini Association www.moala.org, stlmadmen aol.com, miniac7@aol.com SCM Investment Grade  July, 2002 Grey or black interior, manual or automatic transmission, performance, appearance and comfort options available, 6 month/6,000 mile warra We own the largest remaining supply of DeLorean parts in the world and have been a "DeLorean-only" service and restoration facility since 1984. With trained mechanical and body technicians on staff, no one in the world is more prepared or qualified than DeLorean Motor Company to fulfill all of your DeLorean desires. #om $29,500 1964-66 Mini-Cooper S Personally, I think a pair of Minis, one old and one new, would fill a garage nicely. Like having an edgy, aggressive Cabernet racked next to a smooth, rich Chardonnay, both have their advantages, and each offers an exclusive and interesting approach to motoring.—Gary Anderson Mini in Monte Carlo guise. original car has been restored, and most have been upgraded to the 1275-cc engine. This is one of the few cases where properly executed upgrades will not harm the value of the car. In fact, even an early Mini fitted with the S modifications (all the parts are readily available except for the right-hand gas tank) can be worth nearly as much as a fully documented original S. Minis are best suited to club tours on twisty back roads—they don't take kindly to hour after hour of buzzing down the interstate. While the BMW Mini will most likely create a small bubble in vintage Mini prices, the effect is likely to be short-lived, as the buyer for the new, larger, feature-laden Mini will be a very different creature than someone who aspires to the more Spartan early car. The no frills original. - Caution: Due to the recent revival in Mini interest in the US, a flood of Minis built in the '80s and '90s have started to arrive on these shores presented as "re-shelled" or "re-manufactured" pre-1974 (hence now DOT and federal EPA exempt) cars. While many of these cars may be exactly as presented, US Customs is becoming familiar with distinguishing features of later Minis, so the buyer should beware lest he find himself with an impounded car and possibly even be charged with Customs fraud.• 10804 Roark Road Houston, TX 77099 USA 281-568-9573 281-568-9386 Fax www.delorean.com 65

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Ratings: 4-4-11r4-13- is Best. Two copies of books, videos, CDs, etc. must be furnished for review. Please send both copies to SCM, P.O. Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292. BMW 3 Series Service Manual: 1999-2001 Publisher:  Phone:  Web site:  Size:  Price:  Rating:  Bentley Publishers 800/423-4595 bentleypublishers.com 3 Series owners ***** Casual enthusiasts 81/2 x 11 inches. Paperback, 1,144 pages. $119.95 This is a repackaged factory service manual for the popular BMW 3 Series. It is a weighty tome, in both the depth of coverage and its heft of more than 1,000 pages. This volume covers all the modern-day complexities of this recent BMW, a car far different in every way from the straightforward, non-electronic 2002 of earlier days. The variable valve timing system (VANOS) is explained in mind-numbing detail. Readers will learn how to read the spark traces at idle on an oscilloscope. The mysteries of Automatic Stability Control, Dynamic Stability Control and DME electronic fuel injection are all deconstructed in this volume. There are sharp photos, drawings, explodedview diagrams, and well-written text to answer service questions. Detail freaks will find a haven in this book. For instance, readers learn that 85% of the 3 Series body shell is galvanized. Also, the current sedan body is designed so the vibrations of torsional twisting and bending are separated into components in the inaudible range; to wit, twists at 29 hertz and bends at 26 hertz. Why are there five tiny ribs on top of the external mirror? To reduce wind noise, of course. More data than you need? Then you're reading the wrong book. For anyone wanting to work on their E46 BMWs, this volume is the way to gain a fantastic amount of information in a single authoritative source. And if you're not a Bimmerphile, reading it at bedtime can provide an excellent cure for insomnia.—Jim Schrager Publisher:  Web site:  Phone:  Size:  Author:  Price:  Rating:  Triumph Cars in America Michael Cook MBI Publishing www.motorbooks.corn 800/826-6600 8x 101/2 inches. Paperback, 192 pages. $24.95 Triumph buffs ***** Casual enthusiasts i^eer Whether or not you're a Triumph enthusiast, this retelling of Triumph's history in the US deserves your attention. It's not the marque's success and eventual failure that's so engrossing, but rather the behind-thescenes look Michael Cook gives us at life inside a self-destructing automobile company. You'll find out what car executives really think about; what worries and satisfies them; how they advertised a problem-ridden product and still had bags of fun. It's all in Triumph Cars In America, a flowing narrative that's an easy and revealing read. Originally a TR2 enthusiast and a longtime editor of the Triumph Sports Owners Association newsletter, Cook joined the advertising department of Standard Triumph Motor Company in mid-1958. He quickly became involved in both the sales and racing efforts for Triumph cars. His narrative intersperses corporate, racing, sales, product and personal histories with a deftness that keeps all the story lines fresh.  about  Just the time you're tired of reading about the failures of the various companies that SNagon Port‘ 323i, 325%, 32.51:%, '320 , 3'36%,  Sedan, Coupe , Coot et 1999, 2.000, 2001 owned the Triumph nameplate, Cook switches to racing or advertising anecdotes, then sprinkles in the kind of first-person spice that only an insider could recount. There's plenty of detail about each of the Triumph models sold in the US, both sports cars and sedans. There's also a peek at some prototypes that never made it. Cook kept meticulous files, and his ability to recount dates and the small details of events is astonishing. With Triumph, it's clear that its successes were more the result of timely product concept and enthusiastic marketing than of any ultrasentient management. While a comprehensive history of the first wave of the "foreign invasion" that humbled domestic manufacturers has yet to be told, this book marks an important step in that direction.—Pat Braden 66 Author:  Mercedes-Benz: Silver Star Century Web site:  Size:  Price:  Rating:  Publisher:  Phone:  Dennis Adler MBI Publishing 800/826-6600 www.motorbooks.com 10 x 10 inches. Hardbound, 192 pages. $39.95 M-B drivers *Ir.arl?f* Casual enthusiasts Ir.arterl:r If you only have one book in your library about Mercedes-Benz, it should be this one. And if you already have several about this fine marque, Silver Star Century is still a must-have addition. In a single volume, Dennis Adler covers the entire history of the company with a strong emphasis on the racing and special interest models that are of interest to collectors. MERCEDES-BENZ SILVER STAR CENTURY 1 ■ 1.1.4i  FOltl. %MR! , RD The book introduces the firm with striking period photos of workers intermixed with fullcolor shots of restored early models. We also see a photo of the face that launched hundreds of thousands of cars, Mercedes Adrienne Manuela Ramona Jellinek, daughter of Emil Jellinek, the Daimler distributor who pushed the company to produce bigger, faster, more stylish cars around the turn of the century. Each decade has its own chapter. Ferdinand Porsche and Albert Neubauer's contributions in the 1920s are well covered; the charismatic type 500 and 540 models mark the 1930s, postwar reconstruction in the '50s features the sensational 300SLs; break-through road cars are notable in the '60s, typified by the elegant 220/250/280SE fourplace Cabriolet; the high-volume, high-price, luxurious 450SL characterizes the 1970s; the fuel-efficient 300SD models represent the 1980s, and the fmal 1990 to 2001 chapter includes the landmark new S class sedans. The photos are well selected and reproduced beautifully, the text is engaging, the layout superb. I rarely read a book that I can't fault somehow; this book succeeds on all levels, and belongs in every car enthusiast's library, to serve as an example of what a well-researched, wellthemed book can offer.—J.S. Sports Car Market

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by Carl Bomstead tobili Object: Alfa Romeo P2 Toy—Lot #513 Auction: Bonhams, Hendon, London, April 21, 2002 Estimate: $1,461-$2,191 Sale price: $4,368, including buyer's premium Bonhams, the new corporate identity of the merged firms Bonhams & Brooks and Phillips Auctioneers, continues to offer remarkable assortments of very desirable automobilia prior to their collector automobile auctions. At this particular event there were more than 800 lots of automobilia and only 46 vehicles—or motorcars, since we were in London. The automobilia included a number of early cycling items, including lamps, ceramic pieces with cycling graphics, and trophies. More than 100 bicycles were also offered, including several with 50-inch front tires that appear impossible to mount, let alone ride. A delightful Monte Carlo Rally plaque, dating from 1932 and complete with its presentation box, sold for an aggressive $1,260. On the other hand, a lot of three car badges sold for a modest $134, and included a highly desirable enameled 1928 Automobile Club of America badge. On the field at Hershey, you can expect to pay at least $300 for the same piece, demonstrating once again that there are bargains even at the most prestigious of auctions. Original packaging continues to add significant value to toys. Brooks, as they were known prior to the merger, offered a stamped tin Alfa P2, made by Compagnie Industrielle du Jouet (CIJ) at their London auction 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 CBEEL -  Fax: 415-543-5112 Email: info@cosdel.com V if :tit 0, 4 4 Exclusively 280SLs Low-mileage and original cars are our specialty to buy or sell. Several cars in stock for immediate delivery. Quality Service Since 1960 We are the exclusive shipper for all three major Monterey Auctions. July, 2002 2 Springdale • Cherry Hill, New Jersey (888) 840-1700 www.tonylabella.corn 67 ROL I S-ROYCF Nt  N TLEY What Price a Box? Save the container, make an extra $2,000. held on April 27, 2000 (July 2000 SCM, page 60). It was red, the most common color, produced in the highly detailed first (of three) series, and came with its original box. It sold for $7,113. At the time, we stated that we believed the box contributed about 30% to the value, or about $2,350. That would leave the car worth $4,750. Flash forward two years to the Bonhams auction held this past April. Another CIJ stamped tin Alfa Romeo P2 toy was offered, this time in rare orange livery. (According to a noted collector in California, who has five of the P2s on display in his office, each in a different color, the toys were originally offered in at least seven different colors.) This toy was a later version than the red one, and consequently lacked brake drums, shock absorbers and hand cranks. Presented without its original box, this orange toy sold for $4,368, not far from the value predicted above— although more than twice the estimate of the auction house. So in this case, it appears that the desirable color offset the lack of detailing. But nothing was able to compensate for the lack of the original box. The moral of all this is simple: if you have the packaging for your older toys, keep it well protected; if not, admonish your mother for letting you throw it away. • COCO MATS PALM  FIBRE The Last Thing a Great Car Needs" • The original classic look • Custom sizes for all vehicles • Free Swatch samples • 11 colors available • Factory Direct Call: 800 461-3533 www.cocomats.com Nibbed Rubber Back Driver Rubber Heel Pad Y(pdated .9mptoved Hand Selected Cocos & Sisal Matting Vinyl Edging

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You Write, We Read continued from page 11 Dear SCM: I don't understand the cruelty purists levy toward the design of the Ferrari 365 GTC/4 coupe. Historically, almost none of Ferrari's 2+2s have ever been endowed the beauty of their Berlinetta and Spyder cousins but, "hunchback with clown lips" (January 2002, page 28) seems especially harsh. Remember the Italians hated the second-generation Alfa Spiders too, referring to them as "cuttlefish." But the design has stood the test of time. Dear SCM: I had the same problem that Paul Wilson described in his "Collecting Thoughts" article: losing oil pressure in a Miura while cornering (page 15, January 2002). It seemed to be centrifugal force on the gauge needle. We had the same problem on my Lancia Stratos. Rotate the gauge 90 degrees or invert it in the dash and see what happens. In the May Profile on the 1970 Chevelle LS6 you say "gas was cheap in 1970." In constant dollars, gas is cheaper now than it has ever been. "Gas was cheap" is a cliché that, unlike many, is no longer true. Don't live in the past when writing about it. I had a 1971 Chevelle 454 convertible. It got 14 to 15 miles per gallon in town, out of town, and even towing a Cooper-MG. The trick is to go from first to fourth gear and drive it like it's an electric car. It'll The 365 GTC/4—don't be cru el I think the Ferrari C/4 is not particularly photogenic, but when standing by one it has a low and wide stance that is not unpleasant to the eye. Furthermore, when comparing the alternatives I'd say the Lambo Islero and Jarama are true design flops, and the Aston DBS V8 is okay but rather bland. Only the Ghibli and Iso Grifo are prettier cars, but not by that much. Maybe a debt of gratitude is in order as it seems to me that as long as purists sneer at the poor C/4, those who otherwise could not afford a V12 Ferrari can get a pretty nice car for a relative bargain.—Gary L. Koch, Rocky River, OH Dear SCM: Just FYI, on page 54 of the February 2002 issue you ask where the documentation is that a 1966 Coronet was born a Hemi. From 1966 to 1980 a Chrysler VIN will tell you (then they switched the universal VIN convention). The fifth digit is the engine designation: WH23H67241446, digit 5 is H, which in 1966 meant Hemi. '67-'69 Hemi cars will have a J in that position and '70-'71 Hemi cars will be R. Of course, there's much more to documenting that it is a real Hemi car, but the VIN is a good starting point. FWIW, there is a Mopar 1966-74 VIN decoder at http:// maxwedge.comkin.html .—David Bell, via e-mail 68 smoothly take lots of throttle at 1,000 rpm.— Anatoly Arutunoff, Tulsa, OK Dear SCM: I completely agree with Jim Schrager's market review of the 230-280SL (January 2002, page 66). Having lived several years with a 280SL, I think the 1963-71 SLs and the 1967-68 Ferrari 330 GTC remain high points of restrained modern design that seem timeless. Both cars are easy to live with, have excellent visibility, comfort, and usable luggage capacity. And both are fun to drive. The SL remains rigid even with the hard top removed. Unfortunately M-B had some strange ideas about automatic transmissions during those years. Starting from rest in second gear made these cars seems sluggish unless you invoked a first-gear start by flooring the pedal. Freeway speeds of 70 mph were quietly buzzy at 4,000 rpm. I've never driven a 280SL with the optional five-speed ZF transmission. That transmission (or even the more common four-speed) would cure the sluggish start, but I've wondered if it yields more relaxed freeway rpms. Do you or any of your readers know? Of course, 70 mph freeway driving is leisurely in a 330 GTC. Either car is a fine choice for a trip between southern California and San Francisco, perhaps with overnight stops in Santa Barbara and Monterey—Don Bell, Montecito, CA Dear SCM: Following Keith Martin's trials attempting to press lovely older cars into daily service (an affliction I can easily relate to), and noticing his joy at the functional creature comforts found in "new" cars, it struck me that he should buy an Alfa 164S or Q. After he rightly deemed them "sale-proof' a while back, I think it was in Auto Week, he also listed their virtues. After I left several cherished Italian vintage cars smoking, smoldering or dead on the side of the road after forcing them into daily commuter duty in San Francisco, I bought a clean 1992 164S with known history from Martin Swig's San Francisco Auto Center before it went under. The car cost less than a used Civic, and needs about $2,500 a year to keep straight (including replacing perfectly good items to make it "better"). It's beautiful, very fast, makes all the right noises, handles well, is allowed on the track at Sears Point on Alfa track days, and hauls the family stuff without complaint. Leonardo Fioravanti, of Ferrari Daytona design fame, penned its shape. I'd love to see Martin in one of these ageless (aging?) super-cruisers. We could compare ownership notes at Concorso Italiano as well. What could be more practical? Subliminal message: list their price at $35,000 in the next Price Guide.— Rich Lasner, Mill Valley, CA Errata In the June issue, sale results for three cars from the Bonhams Geneva sale were mistakenly reported in pounds. In reality, Lot #108A, 1986 Ferrari Testarossa, sold at $35,149; Lot #135, 1989 Ferrari F40 coupe, did not sell at $219,357; Lot #136, 1969 Lamborghini Miura P400S coupe, sold at $83,418. On page 15 of the June issue, Ferrari Modena was misspelled. RM Amelia, Lot #52. 1991 Ferrari F40, S/N 90297. Sold at $312,400. 743 miles. SCM should have noted that this car had sustained accident damage. Even though properly and perfectly repaired, this impacted the sale price. With no stories, it might have brought as much as $350,000. Sign up today for the first annual SCM INSIDER'S SEMINAR at FALL AUBURN Sponsored and presented by eBay Motors/Kruse International Seminar Instructors: SCM Senior Auction Analyst David Kinney and Porsche Specialist James Schrager Saturday, August 31 9-11 a.m. No cost for participants, but pre-registration is required. Contact Mandi, 800/968-4444, ext. 257 mandi@kruseinternational.com Sports Car Market

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Mystery Photo Answers Another odd "eight-item lot" for sale on eBay Motors.—Ed Marker, Aurora, CO After "Star Wars: Episode II" opened to less than favorable reviews, there was a discreet but well-attended lawn sale at Skywalker Ranch.— Chic Gast, Sonoma, CA I have my eyes out for you.—Bill Wells, Bloomfield Hills, MI Get LASIK surgery for your sports car and throw away those headlights forever. Small additional charge for pop-ups.—Paul Fiala, Downey, CA Johnny #5 was overwrought with pride as he viewed this greatly enlarged microscope photo of his recent deposit to the local sperm bank.—Ken Beall, Gilroy, CA Why are they all looking at me?—Ed Pasini, Henderson, NV The Eyes Have It Blinky sat forlorn and pondering his fate. He was deep in thought remembering his salad days, when the vacuum hose hoisted him to prominence on the nose of Tommy's Corvette, the unbridled, screaming power of the 454 causing the wind to rush by ever faster. Ahh, those were the days! —Robert M. Krantz, Sausalito, CA USAPPRAISAL MONTHLY MYSTERY PHOTO Response Deadline July 25, 2002 Hey, Jimmy. Better wake up and smell the transmission fluid because that yellow-tressed gal is right behind and has both her eyes out for you.—John Dickinson, Mill Valley, CA Obviously, the eyes have it!—Rim Vining, Fredericksburg, VA Batteries not included.—Roxanne Marker, Aurora, CO After months of searching the Equatorial Suburban Jungle, Livingston found the Hidden Headlight Graveyard. —G Marker, Aurora, CO Donl hesitat to buy cars in Europe! • • 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, P.O. Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292. July, 2002 It doesn't take more than a phone call to have them professionally shipped to you. Contact the specialist in Europe! C. a. r. logistics Phone: +41 31 888 14 24 Fax:  +41 31 888 14 25 e-rnalcarlog packimpex.ch 69 When Lance's wife demanded that he stop carousing in his stupid sports cars and come home before dark, she meant it!—Gary L. Koch, Rocky River, OH And this month's winner of a genuine, sureto-be-collectible-someday, 1/18th scale model from Dave Kinney's USAppraisal is Robert M Krantz, for delving so insightfully into the psyche of America's sports car—ED.• Have a Mystery Photo submission? Send it to SCM, P.O. Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292

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Resource Directory Advertise in the SCM Resource Directory. Call 5031261 7127 x202 for information, e-mail artdir@sportscarmarket.com . AUCTION COMPANIES Blackhawk Collection/"The Auction." 925/736-3444, fax 925/736-4375. 3600 Blackhawk Plaza Circle, Danville, CA 94506-3600. Barrett-Jackson Auction. 480/421- 6694, fax 480/421-6697. 3020 North Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251, email: info@ barrett-jackson.com . Bonhams. 415/391-4000, fax 415/ 391-4040. 500 Sutter St., San Francisco, CA 94102; Montpelier St., Knightsbridge, London, SW7 1HH. 44-207-228-8000, fax 44-207-585-0830. Christie's. 310/385-2699, fax 310/ 385-5875. 360 N. Camden Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. www.christies.com . Coys of Kensington. 44-207-584- 7444, fax 44-207-584-2733. 2-4 Queen's Gate Mews, London, England SW7 5QJ. Dana Mecum Auction Company. 815/568-8888, fax 815/568-6615. P.O. Box 422, Marengo, IL 60152. Russo and Steele. 602/252-2697, www.russoandsteele.com . (AZ) Kruse International. 800/968- 4444, fax 219/925-5467. P.O. Box 190, Auburn, IN 46706. Kensington Motor Group, Inc. 631/537-1868, fax 631/537-2641. P.O. Box 2277, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. KenMotor@aol.com . Palm Springs Exotic Car Auctions/Keith McCormick. 760/320-3290, fax 760/323-7031. 602 East Sunny Dunes Rd., Palm Springs, CA 92264. www.classiccarauction.com . Poulain Le Fur. 33-01 58 05 06 07, fax 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 . RM Auctions, Inc. 310/246-9880, fax 310/246-9744. 9300 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. #550, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. www.rmauctions.com . Silver Auctions. 800/255-4485, 2020 N. Monroe, Spokane, WA 99205. silven@spokane.netwww.silverauctions.com . Smith & Santiago. 800/944-2816, fax 405/843-6251.7321 N. Classen Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73116. E-mail Rocky: rockydb5@sbcgloba1.net . APPRAISALS Steve Cram's Automobile Appraisal Service.415/567-1087, fax 415/567-1245. 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 802/362-3007. 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. (VT) Charles W. Clarke. Phone/fax: 860/ 658-2714. 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) Cosmopolitan Motors LLC. 206/4676531, fax 206/467-6532. Complete appraisal services for any and all vehicles of particular note. Over 1 billion dollars in worldwide experience. We will help you in your time 72  of need: we negotiate for you. Settlements, insurance, disputes, estates, pre-purchase, donations, etc. E-mail: appraisals @cosmopolitanmotors.com . (WA) USAppraisal. 703/759-9100. 25 years 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: dhkinn e y@ usappraisal.com ; Web: www.usappraisal .com . (VA) Joseph L. Troise Appraisals. 415/ 332-8183. 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 ; www.bestyellow.com/ classic/index.htm. Auto Appraisal Group. 800/848- 2886. Serving 33 states, valuation, insurance, divorce, trusts, estates, charitable gifts, diminished value, pre-purchase inspections, expert witness.www.auto appraisal.com , email: aag@autoappraisal.com. "Not just one man's opinion." Classic Car Research. 248/557- 2880. fax 248/557-3511. 15 years in business, IAAA, for loans, estates, divorce, insurance and pre-purchase. Detroit area, will travel. www.jinkclassiccars.com orkawifreek@msn.com. (MI) Dean V. Kruse. 260/927-1111, fax 260/920-2222. Certified appraiser with 35 years in the business, appraisals completed for most of nationwide banks and insurance companies. Kruse International auctions more than 10,000 collector cars per year. One car or collections, donators, estates, disputes, pre-purchase inspections, attorneys, buyers, sellers. All inquiries kept confidential. E-mail: dkruse@myvine.com. AUTOMOBILIA Spyder Enterprises: 516/367-1616, fax 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 L'art et l'automobile gallery & auction house: 631/329.8580 25 years of experience, 2 auctions yearly (June & December), catalog subscription $20/year or online at www.arteauto.com . We carry a large collection of out-of-print books, vintage posters, prints, artwork, literature, memorabilia, etc. E-mail: jvautoart @aol.com, fax: 631/329-8589. (NY) BUY/SELL/GENERAL Charles S. Crail Automobiles. 805/ 568-1934, fax 805/568-1533. Santa Barbara, CA. European classic and sports car specialists. Buy, sell, locate, consign, consult. Over 34 years of experience. Put our experience to work for you. www.charlescrail.com . Cosmopolitan Motors LLC. 206/ 467-6531, 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. 510/653-7555, fax 510/653-9754, www.fantasy junction.com , e-mail sales@fantasy junction.com . Specializing in European collectible autos and racing cars from the 1920s to the 1970s, with over 50 cars in stock. Bruce Trenery has over 25 years experience in this business, based in the East Bay area. Clients and contacts worldwide with satisfaction as the hallmark. 1145 Park Ave., Emeryville, CA 94608. Hyman Ltd. Classic Cars. Mark Hyman, 314/524-6000, fax 314/524-0340. 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) Grand Prix Classics. 858/459-3512, fax 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) Oldtimer Garage. 41-31-819 00 00, fax 41-31-819 51 91. Gurbestrasse 3, CH-3125, Toffen, Bern, Switzerland. www.oldtimergarage.com . www.historicalcars.com We Buy—We 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—Anywhere. www. historicalcars.com . MotorCities.com - We'll sell your collector car or motorcycle in 30 days or less or you don't pay! - You pay nothing up front, 1-5% commission upon sale - Custom-Built eBay Auction Pages - Digital Photography Services - Free Market Appraisal - Give us a shot! There's nothing to lose - Phone: 801-792-1882, Fax: 443342-0755, Email: sales@motorcities.com COHECTOR CAR FINANCING J.J. Best Banc & Company. 800/ USA-1965, 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 INSURANCE American Collector Car Insurance. 800/360-2277. Get the "Agreed Value" coverage you need, at a price you won't believe! Visit us online at www. AmericanCollectorsIns.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. Hagerty Classic Auto Insurance. 800/ 922-4050. No-hassle coverage for your collector car. Plans tailored for your needs. Extremely cost effective. COLLECTOR CAR LEASING Putnam Leasing. "Your Best Way to Lease the Best." Greenwich, CT: 800/278.0071; Scottsdale, AZ: 888/ 995.5800. Sole authorized leasing agent for Barrett-Jackson and Cavallino Clas- sic. Lease to own. Custom-tailored leases from 24-60 months. Equity transfers and early-termination rebates for business and individual needs, serviced coast to coast. Dealer inquiries welcome. New, pre-owned and collectibles since 1983. Please visit www.PutnamLeasing.com . Premier Financial Services. 203/ 267-7700, 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 . CLASSIC CAR TRANSPORT Cosdel International. 415/777- 2000, fax 415/543-.5112. Now in its 33rd year of international transport. Complete service, including import/export, customs clearances, DOT and EPA, air/ ocean, loading and unloading of containers. Contact Martin Button, (CA) e-mail: www.info @cosdel. corn; Web site: www.cosdel.com . Passport Transport. 800/325- 4267, fax 314/878-7295. Classic and specialty cars delivered anywhere in the USA. Special event services, including Pebble Beach, Monterey Historics, Barrett-Jackson, and Auburn. Standard-of-theindustry service since 1970. (MO) Intercity Lines, Inc. 800/221-3936, fax 413/436-9422. Rapid, hassle-free, coastto-coast service. Insured, enclosed transport for your valuable carat affordable prices. Stateof-the-art satellite transport tracicing . Complete service for vintage races, auctions, relocation moves. www.intercitylines.com. (MA) TNT, INC. 518/236-4166, fax 518/ 236-4549. 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, 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. RESTORATION/GENERAL Guy's Interior Restorations. 503/ 224-8657, fax 503/223-6953. Awardwinning interior restoration. Leather dyeing and color matching. 431 NW 9th, Portland, OR 97209. VINTAGE EVENTS The Colorado Grand. 1,000 mile tour of western Colorado. Pre-1961 sports cars. Frank Barrett. 970/926-7810, fax 970/926-1815. ENGLISH British Car magazine. 800/520-8292. The American magazine for British car enthusiasts. Classic profiles, historical Sports Car Market

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articles, club events, technical information, restoration advice. One year (six issues) is $22.95. ALFA ROMEO Parts Inc. ph/fax 845/226-9027, Hopewell Junction, 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. Pick-up and delivery arranged. Call Jeff Palmero. Repairs / Restorations / Race International Motor Car Repair, AC 3225, 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. JWF Restorations, Inc. 503/643- Alfa Fticambi. 626/281-7933, fax 626/281-7931. Comprehensive supply of parts that puts authorized dealers to shame! To maintain and restore your Alfa, vintage or current. 431 S. Raymond Ave., Unit 101, Alhambra, CA 91803. 525-9435, fax 510/524-3636. Large selection of parts from 1900 series to Milano. Efficient, personal service. 1221 Fourth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710. Centerline. 303/447-0239, fax 303/ 447-0257. Restoration and replacement parts, Giulietta through 164. Free catalog. www.centerlinealfa.com . Jon Norman's Alfa Parts. 510/ 643-3225, 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. Austin-Healey AC Owner's Club Limited. 503/ 4435, 434/973-0555, fax 434/973-2368. Est. 1971. Over 90,000 Alfa/ Fiat/ Lancia parts, 1956 to present, in stock, ready to ship. Fast, knowledgeable service + same day shipping! FREE 76 page catalog. 4351 Seminole Trail, P.O. Box 9036, Charlottesville, VA 22906-9036 International Auto Parts 800-788- Austin-Healey Club USA. 888/4AHCUSA, 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 Rocky Santiago. 405/843-6117, fax 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. 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. Black Bart's Emporium. 800/473- borghini owners keep their cars on the road while not emptying their bank accounts. Other foreign cars serviced as well. FERRARI / MASERATI / LAMBO ETC. Ron Tonkin Gran Turismo. Sales, 800/547-4455, 503/255-7560. Service and Parts, 800/944-6483, 503/257-9655. America's oldest and most dedicated Ferrari dealer. New and used exotic cars. Also, huge parts department with fast, fast service. 203 NE 122nd Ave., Portland, OR 97203. Garry Roberts & Company. 949/ Automotive Restorations, Inc./Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (ARUVRS), 203/377-6745, fax 203/386-0486, 1785 Barnum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614. Classic, special interest and race cars. Sales, restoration and transportation. www.VintageRacingServices.com , www.AutomotiveRestorations.com . Jaguar Northshore Sportscars Authorized Agent for Morgan Motor Company. Sales, Service, Restoration for all vintage British Marques. Always buying clean original and restored examples. Austin-Healey, Jaguar, MG, Triumph. Visit our Web site northshoresportscars.com Lake Bluff, IL 847-247-0447. 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 concours, rally, slalom. Members receive bi-monthly Jaguar Journal magazine. wwvvjcna.com . Morgan Rolls-Ro■ ce/Bentley biles.206/954-1961, fax 425/287-0660. P.O. Box 554, Kirldand, WA 98033. Prewar European autos, Bentley and Rolls-Royce, specializing in vintage Bentleys. Automotive Restorations, Inc./Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (ARUVRS), 203/377-6745, fax 203/386-0486, 1785 Barnum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614. Classic, special interest and race cars. Sales, restoration and transportation. www.VintageRacingServices.com , www.AutomotiveRestorations.com . Peter Hageman, Vintage AutomoJuly, 2002  Jaguar Clubs of North America. Re-Originals. 281/807-1945, fax 281/807-1946. THE US source for original upholstery materials, original rubber mats and gaskets, and original, new European taillights, headlights, grilles and door panels for most Italian cars ('47- '78). Additional distributors wanted. (TX) Repairs / Restoration Britalia, Ltd. 510/548-0240, 2210 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, CA 94702. We are SPICA and Bosch fuel-injection specialists with 25 years ofexperience servicing Alfa Romeo. We are also intimate with many Maseratis. 638-7656. Info, 410/426-7524, fax 410/ 426-8194. 5928 Belair Rd., Baltimore, MD 21206. Largest importer of Alfa, Fiat and Lancia parts on the East Coast. Decades ofexperience—we know these cars, and we know the right parts. VISA/MC. Orders, www.difatta.com. Performance Motoring Associates 831/338-9703, fax 831/338-2031. Former Alfa Romeo dealer and 20-time SCCA racing champion, Al Leake, has accumulated over 30 years of 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. Lightweight 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/ Nasko's Imports. 503/771-1472, 5409 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. Italian Performance/GTV City. Don, 650/508-8178. 565-A Bragato Rd., San Carlos, CA 94070. Performance modifications, service, repair and restoration for Italian automobiles. Allow us to do a restoration for you. Dan Sommers's Veloce Motors. 503/274-0064. 1425 NW Flanders, Portland, OR 97209. More than two decades of helping Alfa, Ferrari, Maserati and Lam- I constantly collect and sell all Ferraris, Maseratis and Lamborghinis. 310/274-7440, fax 310/274-9809, simonrandy@aol.com . If I don't have what you seek, I can usually fmd it for you (at low prices). Please, call anytime for straight advice on the market. Finder's fee gladly paid. Randy Simon. (CA) 535-9900, fax 416/535-8152. Also Canada's largest Ferrari parts inventory. Under new ownership. Call today with your needs. Jason Popovich. (ON) Gentry Lane Lamborghini. 416/ 619/454-1800, 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 . 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. Symbolic Motor Car Company. 2971, fax 818/546-2812. 741 W. Broadway, Glendale, CA 91204. Ferrari service, sales and concours-winning restorations. Enthusiast-owned and operated with an experienced and friendly technical team ready to deliver the complete Ferrari ownership experience. Gran Turismo Motors. 818/546- 650-2690, fax 949/650-2730. 922 Sunset Dr. Costa Mesa, CA 92627. Specializing in sales of Ferrari and 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 prewar car parts. 25 years of experience in finding all kinds ofparts. Lots ofspare parts in stock. Look on my Internet site: www.italparts .com. If you don't find the part there, send us an e-mail: info@italparts.com. Buy Italian engines/parts/cars ofpre-war period and '50s and early '60s. 1785 Barnum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614. Classic, special interest and race cars. Sales, restoration and transportation. www.VintageRacingServices.com , www.AutomotiveRestorations.com . Gary Estep, 530/345-6701. 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. 800/637-2360. 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 $45/yr.www.mbca.org . Mercedes-Benz Club of America. Brian D. Moore Restorations. 916/ Automotive Restorations, Inc./Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (ARUVRS), 203/377-6745, fax 203/386-0486, 1785 Barnum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614. Classic, special interest and race cars. Sales, restoration and transportation. www.VintageRacingServices.com , www.AutomotiveRestorations.com . Porsche Michael Sheehan. 949/646-6086, fax 949/646-6978. Always looking for cars to buy, from rare one-offs to serial production ordinaries. Ferrari, Lamborghini, Lotus—call me first or call me last, I'll make you the best cash offer. Buyers—let me use my thousand-plus car database to help you find a car, or verify the history of one you are looking at. (CA) Thomas Shaughnessey Consult- ing. 949/366-6211, 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. Automotive Restorations, Inc./ Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (ARV VRS). 203/377-6745, fax 203/386-0486, AMERICAN Shelby Shelby American Automobile Club. 860/364-0449, 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 mOagazine, bi-monthly newsletter as well as a registry. • 73 9111, fax 505/838-1222. Send check or Visa/MC to PML/SC, P.O. 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 $30 annually. Membership information: Barbara Skirmants. www.356registry.org . Porsche 356 used parts, 717/865- Porsche Market Letter. 888/928- 6661, fax 717/865-7172. Mechanical and body parts, we ship worldwide. 12 Park Drive, Grantville, PA 17028. E-mail; autopart@sunlink.net . 424-1500. 280SLs exclusively. 20 plus 280SLs in stock for sale in any price range from above average drivers to show quality. Not a broker, we own all our inventory and are aggressively looking to buy topquality 280SLs. Technical and restoration advice always just a phone call away. Locations in New Jersey and Arizona. www.tonylabella.com. Tony LaBella Classic Cars. 856/ 978/887-6644, fax 978/887-3889. Buying, selling and trading vintage Mercedes. Specializing in 300SL. Large database of older MBs. Free listing of your car. Gull Wing Group International. Alex Dearborn in Topsfield, MA. GERMAN Mercedes-Benz

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Neat Stuff / Bengt Halvorson BMW lsetta Tin Plate Celebrate BMW's wee model from the '50s with this decorative tin plate for your garage or office wall. The Isetta was hardly an enthusiast's car, but it, along with the stunning blonde pointing upward, set the fashion framework for the younger generation. It's a mod, mod world with this cult classic. Price: $48. BMW Automotive Accessories, 800/ 269-6654, www.bmw-online.com. Gate Vault for Ferrari Birkin/America, 817/461-7431, and is designed to use the Ford Zetec 16-valve twin-cam ZX3 engine. With a lightweight aluminum space frame and body, big four-wheel-disc brakes, tight-ratio rack-and-pinion steering, and a finished interior with adjustable seats, it's set up to provide satisfying performance. Price: $17,904. www.birkinamerica.com . Portable Refrigerator/freezer While some similar-looking units are merely lukewarm coolers, this refrigerator/ freezer will cool 21 beverage cans at a time, keep frozen food, and even make ice cubes. It has an onboard thermostat and, with a 3.9-amp compressor, can operate from the cigarette lighter outlet of most vehicles. A ten-foot power cord is included. Price: $475. Frontgate, 800/626-6488, www.frontgate.com . Before Gate Vault Installation  After Gate Vault Installation This machined aluminum-alloy theft deterrent designed specifically for Ferrari models mounts over the shift gate and locks the shift knob in reverse. A high-security lock holds the device against the shift gate, dissuading or delaying would-be thieves. Works with Ferrari five-speed shift gates only. A slightly different part is available for Boxer models. Price $119.95-$129.95. vvww.italiancarparts.com . G-Tech Pro Deluxe Performance Meter 0  CAM", If_ 7 II 41111 Do your own instrumented track testing with this professional-caliber performance meter. With four accelerometers on board, it can measure pitch and yaw, helping you to optimize your performance at the track. Using collected data, the G-Tech will quickly generate graphs for G-force, torque and power, and it will also measure acceleration times to one-hundredth of a second. Included software allows you to store data from runs, analyze race data and generate printable charts. A must-have for serious club racers. Price: $299.95. Performance Products, 800/423-3173, www.performanceproducts.com . Roadster Duster If your car gets dusty in the garage, there's no need to get out the wash bucket. This specially designed duster has fibers made of soft cotton with a water-based paraffin wax solution to help pick up dust particles without abrasion marks. A sturdy 11inch-long handle helps to reach all surfaces. Safe for paint, plastic and chrome. Price: $19.95. Herrington, 800/622-5221, herringtoncatalog.com . Birkin S3 Get back in touch with the sports-car basics with the South Africanbuilt Birkin S3, a reproduction of the legendary Lotus Super 7. The roadlegal S3 comes as a "rolling chassis," without powertrain components, 74 SolarPRO Plug'N'Play Solar Battery Charger ItalianCarParts.com, 503/655-9811, Tired of having to run a noisy gasoline-powered generator when away from civilization? Stay powered up with free and clean energy from the sun. The panel-style chargers have discharge protection, and the charge controller and LED display are included. Chargers can also be combined for larger power demands. Price: $499.99-$859.99. JC Whitney, 800/529-4486, www.jcwhitney.com. Ferrari 360 Modena PS2 Steering Wheel Show your allegiance to Ferrari while playing your favorite driving game with this 360 Modena steering wheel and pedal control set for Sony PlayStation 2 or PlayStation. It has DualShock compatibility, so you'll be able to feel vibrations and other feedback from games. Accelerator and brake functions are also mounted on the back of the steering wheel to use instead of pedals, if desired. Price: $50. Ferrari Shop, www.shop.ferrariworld.com . Pedal Race Car Get your child the zoomiest car on the block— or just revisit your own childhood—with this steel-bodied pedal car styled to recall Ferrari and Maserati racers from the '50s. The Retro Racer features a rugged powder-coat paint finish, real chrome trim, wire wheels and real rubber tires for good traction. Ages three to eight can enjoy a be- hind-the-wheel experience, while the rest of us can stand back and guard our shins. At about four feet long, and weighing 50 pounds, it's solidly built. Available in Ferrari Red, British Racing Green, or black. Price: $469. Herrington, 800/903-2878, www.herringtoncatalog.com . Sports Car Market

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1954 Chevrolet Corvette www.concoursautos.com (Jul) 1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SL Roadster. Two tops, new transmission, new tires and battery. 135,000 miles, looks and runs great. $10,000 obo. Contact Judy at (415) 282-5641. CA (Jul) 1958 Corvette Fuelie with both tops. Reworked hi-po upgraded engine with correct fuel injection. 4-speed. Stickered as winning 12 times at Islip Drag Races in 1962. Fast and furious. $55,000. Call (215) 968-5599. (PA) (Jul) SCM Showcase 1967 Lamborghini Miura P400. Ex-Briggs Cunningham museum vehicle, chassis number 3249. Current mileage 12,537. Current owner wishes to sell to serious collector. $95,000 firm. Dan Tortora, (508) 248-6092. (MA) (Jun) 1958 Rover 150S. 6-cylinder, 4-speed with overdrive. Nice runner, little rust. Wood and leather interior. Tony Bruno, bruno@nb.net , (610) 495-9735. (PA). (Jul) 1978 Ferrari 308 GTS, black/red, 53k miles, AM/FM cassette. Needs major service and tires. $25,000 obo. (770) 972-0019. (GA) (Jul) 1957 AC Bristol. Stunning restoration, two ex tra set wheels. An "E-ticket" ride to any event Mille Miglia, etc. All receipts on restoration. $85,000. Dean Watts, (775) 883-1936. (NV (Sep) 1983 Mercedes-Benz G-wagen 230, 4-cylinder, 4-speed, 4-wheel drive. NC, PW, records, receipts, and documents from new. Mint condition. None better. 112k miles, $21,900 obo. (310) 463-7416. (CA) (Jul) 1958 Mercedes-Benz 190SL, 12,000 miles, red with black MB leather, '93 190SL Group best of show winner, records, well sorted out and ready to drive/show, $55,000, Tom Hamilton, (585) 385-2338. (NY) (Jul) 1977 Maserati Khamsin, 34k miles, driven weekly, extensive documentation on previous owners, collections and maintenance. $22,500. Call Lance at (262) 814-2848. (WI) (Jul) 1962 Maserati 3500 Touring Coupe. Maroon/ black, 5-speed, disc brakes. Fresh engine, tires, exhaust. Many new parts. $24,000. (860) 6930303, Ilylaclama@aol.com . (CT) (May) 1959 MGA Twin-Cam coupe. VSCCA logbook. Recent engine and suspension rebuild. New fire system, new paint. Many engine upgrades, spare diff. SUs on car, spare Webers included. $29,000 obo. (215) 295-3166 or bmor001@aol.com . (PA) (Jul) 1991 BMW 850i. Silver/gray, 61k miles. Daily driver, excellent condition. Interior near perfect—only slight wear on driver's seat. Dinan chips and sway bar. CD, phone. All systems as new. Custom cover and bra. $25,000. Larry Black, (702) 873-5757. (NV) (Jul) 1969 DeTomaso Mangusta. Burgundy/black, complete mechanical and cosmetic restoration on 19,000-mile car by Collector's Choice. Magnificent car with many major concours wins. $45,000. Photos at www.panteracars.com . Josh, (973) 334-3360. (NJ) (Jul) 1959 Jaguar XK150S Roadster, 3.4L, RHD. Gray leather in good condition, new paint, excellent chrome, always garaged. Engine rebuilt in 1987. Manual with overdrive. Brake system rebuilt in 1989. $37,500. (509) 6879227. (WA) (Jul) 1978 GMC Pro Street Pickup. Professionally built in 1999, 2,100 miles on new construction. All steel except fiberglass tilt front end. Big block, all mechanical components and most of chassis new. Excellent condition, great driver. $34,500. Contact Gary at gkvalkrider@aol.com or (908) 794-9057. (NJ) (Jul) 1982 Alfa Spider. Red/tan, all cosmetics redone to better than factory standards. IAP springs, Bilsteins, Ansa exhaust, Alpine threedisc, recent valve job, rust-free California car, very reliable and fun to drive. $10,000. Call Eric Gordon at (818) 705-1670 or e-mail alfspy@aol.com for more details. (CA) (Jul) 1982 Ferrari 400i Automatic. SN F101 CL 37337. Blue metallic, ice blue carpets, tan leather seats. 10-disc CD changer. Michelin TRX metric tires on polished Cromodora rims. Tools and parts manual. Excellent. $26,900. Charles Stitzer, (804) 323-1192 e-mail expertchas@comcastnet. (VA) (Jun) 1967 Jaguar XKE, 1E34239, 44,000 original miles. $62,000 documented nut-and-bolt restoration on rust-free example, 1989-92 at 38,000 miles. Complete history. All papers and literature. BRGItan. One of the best. $43,500. George, (651) 436-3227, garthur1660@yahoo.com . (MN) (Jul) July, 2002

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ention reproductions to a seasoned automobilia collector and you're sure to get a reaction. Some will say they aren't a problem so long as they are properly marked and identified, while others will utter obscenities, stating that they destroy the value of the original pieces and at some point will deceive a less knowledgeable collector. This is the same argument made about "converted" Alfa 8Cs and those wonderful D-types that are created from a shard of aluminum sprinkled with copious amounts of money. Without taking a stand on this issue (although in my own personal collection, originals far outweigh reproductions), here's an example of an original suffering from the proliferation of fakes—er, carefully crafted, newly minted tributes. A reputable literature dealer recently offered an original 1938 Packard Brunn rendering of the blueprint for the all-weather seven-passenger Cabriolet that had hung in his grandfather's office since the 1950s. The grandfather was one of the founders of the AACA and there was no reason to question the authenticity of the item. Offered on eBay, it re- 1 ceived 12 bids and only reached $330, and did not sell, as that bid was well below the $750 this unusual piece should have J guides place the value at about one third of this amount. Either the price guides are off the mark or someone really "needed" this globe, either to complete a collection or for emotional reasons. SOTHEBYS.COM #3QBBY—PORSCHE POSTER THAT APPEARED IN SEINFELD SERIES. First bid: $500 Number of bids: 16. SOLD AT: $3,795. Date sold: 5/7/2002. This is just the ticket for Seinfeld fans, a Porsche poster that hung on the set for six of the popular program's nine seasons. A certificate of authenticity was included and it sold for more than three times the estimate. The proceeds were to benefit Hollywood CPR, so the final selling price was (March 2002, page 41), it somehow seems to be in much better condition when described by the sellers on eBay. So far this year it has been reported sold three times, once for $24,000 (Silver/Fountain Hills), again at $16,013 (McCormick/Palm Springs) and now on eBay for $23,100. It's not a terrible car, but it does have some serious needs, and top price for a perfect 3500 GT is somewhere south of $35,000 today. That doesn't leave much room for expenditures on this car. Let's hope it lands in a friendly, long-term home soon, as it really deserves better treatment than this. EBAY #1099708209—TEXACO PHOTO ALBUMS. First bid: $30. Number of bids: 13. probably pushed along by someone's good intentions, as well as a chance to get some genuine Seinfeld memorabilia garnered. The scuttlebutt I heard was that reproduced Packard renderings have been flooding the market for the past five years or so, and most Packard collectors are simply staying away from them altogether, real or not. Consequently, the fakes are impacting everyone. On the other hand, here are some real items that went to new homes. EBAY #2101377583—DANCE OIL COMPANY GAS GLOBE. First bid: $1.00. Number of bids: 25. SOLD AT: $6,202.69. Date sold: 5/ 12/2002. The Dance Oil Company operated discount service stations in the Louisville, Kentucky, area and was acquired by Ashland Oil in 1968. Still in use in the '60s, they have now become somewhat rare but still show up from time to time. The price paid is rather astounding, as the price 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, $78 Canada/Mexico, Europe $88, Asia/Africa/Middle East $98. Subscriptions are payable in advance in US currency. Make checks to: Sports Car Market. Visa/MC accepted. For instant subscription, call 24-hours 800/289-2819, 503/252-5812; fax 503/252 -5854. 76  while spending a lot less than the $90,000 or so one of his Speedsters will cost you. EBAY MOTORS # 1822842468-1963 MASERATI 3500 GT. First bid: $15,000. Number of bids: 18. SOLD AT: $23,100. Date sold: 4/29/2002. Since the first of the year this 3500 GT, the Christine of collector cars, has been put in front of bidders at least five times. Described as a condition #4 by SCM's Chip Baldoni (May 2002, page 72) and a #3- by B. Mitchell Carlson SOLD AT: $889. Date sold: 5/12/2002. For someone interested in the evolution of the service station or the history of Texaco, this was a wonderful purchase. The two albums contained close to 800 photographs of Texaco stations taken between 1930 and 1957. Figure $1.11 apiece for the photos and the 56 advertising brochures and 50 Texaco business cards that were in the second album are a free bonus. EBAY #2103915995-1969 PEBBLE BEACH CONCOURS POSTER. First bid: $9.95. Number of bids: 2. SOLD AT: $11.05. Date sold: 5/22/2002. If you are of the opinion that there are no more bargains on the Internet, check this out. An original Pebble Beach poster from 1969 for a touch over ten bucks! The reproductions are $50, so go figure. EBAY #1088479108—HARRIS FIVEGALLON OIL CAN. First bid: $25. Number of bids: 12. SOLD AT: $516. Date sold: 4/4/2002. This is a can that would probably sell in the $35 to $50 range, as there are none of the interesting graphics that usually drive up the price of cans. It does state on the can that the oil is for Stanley and White Steamers, though. Bingo. Four magic words and the value increases ten fold. • POSTMASTER Send address changes to: Sports Car Market PO Box 16130, Portland OR 97292 CPC IPM Sales Agreement No. 1296205 Sports Car Market

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