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Fr DUESENBERC Mormon Meteor $4 IMILLIOIN S t Keith Martin's • Our Experts Rate  Cars from Monterey Auctions Profiled: Jag E-type, Alfa Giulieffa, Ferrari 275 GTS Making Sure You Have the Right Insurance The Insider's Guide to Collecting, Investing, Values and Trends Car M0k At $40k, Someone Bought the Cheapest Exotic in Monterey. Now what? 11111111.' V November 2004 $6.00US $8.00CAN 1> 0 6


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THE PEBBLE BEACH AUCTION PRESENTED BY GOODING 84 COMPANY SETTING NEW STANDARDS AND MANY WORLD RECORD PRICES ;.."1:FrPrIffT4ilk:Ckelk . ' 1935 DUESENBERG SPECIAL "The Mormon Meteor" 'A world record for an American car at auction and the highest price achieved during the Pebble Beach weekend 1956 MERCEDES-BENZ 300 SL "The Honeymoon Gullwing" SOLD - $418,000 1955 OSCA MT4 SPYDER SOLD - $429,000 Please contact us if you are considering buying or selling a high quality automobile. GOODING f3c COMPANY www.goodingco.com  DAVID GOODING TEL: (310) 899 - 4719  1960 1528 6TH STREET SUITE 120 SANTA MONICA CA 90401 FAX: (310) 899 - 0930  _  _ _ _ _  E - MAIL: david@goodingco.com DAVID BROWNELL: EASTERN U.S. REPRESENTATIVE TEL: (802) 362 - _ _ . _ _  E-MAIL: dbrownPIIIIFIncinclinciro corn & Company Inc - License Number 60836


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BENTLEY MOTOR CAR COMPANY www.symbolicmotors.com SYMBOLIC 0114130 t•j• As the world's premier dealer of rare, collectible, racing and touring automobiles, Symbolic Motor Car Company's highly trained staff has the experience to get you into some of the finest automobiles in the world. • 1983 Arrows A6 F-1 Complete, documented restoration. s/n: 04 • 1998 BMW V12 LMP Huge spares package incl. extra engine. s/n: 98-00012 • 1953 Ferrari 166 MM/53 Scuderia Ferrari factory team car.. s/n: 0272/M • 1954 Ferrari 250 Europa Very nice original example. s/n: 0349 • 1956 Ferrari 625LM Testa Rossa Ferrari factory team TR. s/n: 0642 MD/TR • 1969 Ferrari 512S 2nd Overall 24hrs of Daytona. s/n: 1006 • 1964 Ford GT40 MK I Oldest surviving 0140. s/n: 01/103 • 1980 Lotus 81/3 F-1 Ex. Andretti/De Angelis car. s/n: 03 • 1971 Lola T212 Fully sorted. Ready to race. s/n: HU-23 • 1946 Maserati 4CL-1500 Complete documented restoration. s/n: 1581 • 1992 Nissan 300ZX GTP Huge spares package including engines. • 1987 Porsche 959 Very nice example. Fresh US conversion. fitf.` OP' Pa!". 7440 La Jolla Boulevard, La Jolla, CA 92037 • Ph. 858.454.1800 • Fax. 858.454.1890


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SKeith A/Lirtin' t C The Insider's Guide to Collecting, Investing, Values and Trends 34 November 2004.Volume 16. Number 11 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider Veloce COLLECTOR CAR PROFILES  28 32 34 36 38 42 1966 Ferrari 275 GTS Spyder At $260k, evidence that 275 values are soaring. Steve Serbo 1962 Jaguar XKE SI 3.8 Convertible Still cheaper than a restoration at $80k. Mark Jones 1957 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider Veloce Mille Miglia-eligible for only $42k. Donald Osborne 1974 Lamborghini 1P400 Countach A wonderful base for a $40k boardroom table. Dave Kinney 1970 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Convertible Cheap, open-air fun for $12k. B. Mitchell Carlson 1935 Mormon Meteor Dusenberg SJ Speedster Former land-speed-record holder makes highest auction price of 2004, $4.4m. John Apen 44 1969 Chevron B16 It's a beauty, but it's a $95k bitsa. Thor Thorson Cover photograph: Christie's 238 CARS RATED BY OUR EXPERTS 48 60 66 76 85 90 Gooding and Company, Pebble Beach, CA With $12m in sales, Gooding launches successfully. Dave Kinney Christie's, Monterey, CA A new time and venue—and $6.9m in sales. Dave Kinney Bonhams and Butterfields, Carmel, CA $5m in sales is more than double last year. Donald Osborne RM Auctions, Monterey, CA $1 em in sales puts RM atop the Monterey sales charts. John Clucas and Scott Featherman Russo and Steele, Monterey, CA First Enzo sold publicly brings $1.3m. Carl Bomstead Kruse International, Seaside, CA Dean and Co. enter the Monterey fray and pocket $1.8m. Mont Anne Peterson


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Bonham Gstaad, Switzerland Historic Ferrari Motor Cars and Automobilia 18 December 2004 1793 Gstaad 18 December Entries are now invited If you would like to know more please call Simon Kidston, Benoit Gilles or Matthieu Lamoure on +41 (0) 22 300 3160 or email simon.kidston@bonhams.com, benoit.gilles@bonhams.com, matthieu.lamoure@bonhams.com Entered: 1958 Ferrari 250GT California Spyder An original covered headlight, matching numbers example of this definitive spyder. Europe  7 Av. Pictet-de-Rochemont  1207 Geneva  Switzerland  +41 (0) 22 300 3160  +41 (0) 22 300 3035 fax UK 101 New Bond Street London W1S 1SR +44(0)20 7447 7447 +44(0)20 7447 7400 fax USA Bonhams & Butterfields 220 San Bruno Avenue San Francisco California 94103 +1 (415) 391 4000 www.bonhams.com PALACE HOTEL


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There are much cheaper ways to own a Peter Max painting, assuming you want one in the first place. — Donald Osbome's report on the Bonhams and Butter fields Quail Lodge sale begins on page 66 COLUMNS 8 Shifting Gears Keith Martin 10 The Inside Line / Crossing The Block 18 Affordable Classic: 1967-1969 Saab Soneff II Paul Duchene 20 Legal Files: Why You Should Have Agreed Value Insurance Policies John Draneas 22 Collecting Thoughts: From Minnesota To Monterey Mont Anne Peterson 30 Sheehan Speaks: Rethinking 1989 Prices Michael Sheehan 40 Porsche Gesprach: Porsches and Product Integrity Jim Schrager 98 Motobilia: Trash and Trinkets, Monterey Style Carl Bomstead 100 Bike Buys: 1924-1940 Brough Superior: Lawrence of Arabia's Choice Paul Duchene 114 eWatch: Will This Amphicar Float? Carl Bomstead FEATURES & DEPARTMENTS 12 Auction Calendar 14 You Write, We Read 17 America by FIAT, Chapter 6: We Fix It Again, Tony 24 SCM Picks-Monterey Sales This Decade 26 SCM Around the World-Italy's National Auto Museum 37 20 Year Picture 95 Fresh Meat - 2004 Maybach 57, 2003 Aston Martin V12 Vanquish, 2002 Ferrari 575M 96 Price Guide-English Cars 101 Neat Stuff 101 Glovebox Notes MoMe'rey,,Motphilio 1110 - 2004 PT Convertible, 2004 Mustang Convertible 102 Mystery Photo 103 Comments With Your Renewal CLASSIFIEDS 16 Display Advertisers Index 104 Showcase Gallery 108 Resource Directory


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Bonham BUTTERFIELDS AUCTIONEERS El APPRAISERS Brookline Important Collectors' Motor Cars, Motorcycles and Automobilia May 7, 2005 Larz Anderson Auto Museum Brookline, MA USA This exciting sale has historically presented consistently high-caliber motorcars, motorcycles and automobilia, attracting an international clientele while establishing landmark sales. We are now accepting consignments for 2005, and invite you to join us. To consign your property please contact one of the following specialists or consultants: Mark Osborne (415) 391 4000, mark.osborne@bonhams.com Andrew Reilly (415) 503 3285, andrew.reilly@bonhams.com Malcolm Barber (415) 503 3203, malcolm.barber@bonhams.com David Patridge (603) 279 8555, david.patridge@bonhams.com Jonathan Stein (610) 779 9710, jonathan.stein@bonhams.com Michael Fisher (305) 705 0531, michael.fisher@bonhams.com Toby Wilson - Automobilia 011 44 20 7313 3147 toby.wilson@bonhams.com Mike FitzSimons - Motorcycles (203) 622 6093, bonhams@fiteng.com Evan Ide - Curator, Larz Anderson Auto Museum (617) 522 6547 ide@mot.org Pictured above, previously sold at Brookline: 1 1924 Mercedes 28/95 Sport Phaeton 2 1950 Maserati A6GCS Series 1 Spider Corsa Sports-Racing Two-Seater Phwo Courmsy of John tarnm/Road 8 Trar 3 1956 1.5-liter OSCA Tipo MT4 Sports-Racing Spider Corsa 4 1913 Mercer Model 35 Runabout USA  Bonhams & Butterfields  220 San Bruno Avenue  +1 (415) 391 4040 fax UK  San Francisco, California 94103  +1 (415) 391 4000 Bonhams  Europe 101 New Bond Street  London W1S 1SR  +44 (0) 20 7629 6602 +44 (0) 20 7629 8876 fax Bonhams 7, Av. Pictet de Rochemont 1207 Geneva, Switzerland +41 22 300 3160 +41 22 300 3035 fax 2004. Bonhams & Butted ields All rights reserved MA Auctioneers ucense Not 2595. 2656


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Shifting Gears Keith Martin ro.v.patAt he SCME-type has come and gone, but its brief time with us was memorable. White with black leather, it was a 1967 4.2-liter Series I coupe. My coconspirator in this latest adventure was Dave Stewart, of Aurora, OR, whom I met when he T attended an SCM Insider's Seminar at Barrett-Jackson some years ago. (At that same event, Stewart bought a 1934 MG PA coupe, which he described as being, "Perhaps the most stylish and undriveable car on the planet.") You Can Never Have Too Many Rotors It had been a long time since I'd owned an E-type, and as I cruised up the Columbia Gorge highway on the way to the 750 Miglia, an Oregon Region Porsche club-organized tour, I felt myself slipping back in time. I was prepared to like our new E-type, but I wasn't prepared for just what a good GT car it was, even at 37 years old. We have long regarded 1967 as the ultimate year for classic sports cars, as it was the last in which cars could be designed and constructed for sale in the U.S. without any regard to safety and smog regulations. Think of the pure lines of the Alfa Duetto, the SWB 911, the Corvette Sting Ray, or the covered-headlight Series 1 E-type. Not only were these cars stylish, they were also extremely competent machines. At a time when most American cars still featured drum brakes and cornering attitudes that, to paraphrase pioneering automotive journalist Tom McCahill, resembled those of a rhinoceros on a wet clay bank, these sports cars could cruise at 100 mph for hours, handle corners with aplomb, and stop in what seemed like unbelievably short distances thanks to their four-wheel discs. Stranded for want of a rotor. As the tour headed east and the roads became less populated, 90 mph seemed to be a speed the Jaguar liked very much. That is, until we were about 50 miles outside of Baker City, when the engine abruptly shut down and the car began to coast. MARTINS EVERYWHERE I've had cars die in worse situations. This time it was three in the afternoon, the sun was shining, I was on a wide shoulder, and there were plenty of tour entrants still coming along. After tilting the hood forward, I started pawing around, trying to figure out what had happened. The coil wire was fine, as was the hot lead to the distributor. But when I popped the distributor cap, I found bits of the rotor scattered everywhere. From the contact marks inside the cap, it appeared that the rotor, freshly installed for the event, had been improperly manufactured and destroyed itself by striking the cap. Without any further development of the Abbott and Costello routine, two rotors (a spare suddenly seemed like a good idea) were sent on the Greyhound bus from Portland, to arrive at 6:00 a.m. the next day. We retrieved our package in the morning, fished the broken rotor pieces out of the distributor, slapped on a new one with the help of Jaguar guru and tour participant Cameron Sheahan, and we were on our way. talking to Keith, and we've got a handle on the problems," they said. Which caused Rick to respond, "No, that's the other Martin's broken Jag. I need help with mine." Imagine: Two E-types, both owned by Martins, both broken down, both 50 miles outside of Baker City. Nearly 30 miles later, the new rotor failed as well. At that point we realized that both the bad rotors were from the same Asian manufacturer, likely from the same bad batch of parts. The good news was that in our attempts to get the car fixed we had also managed to source a rotor from a local NAPA store. This one had come from England and worked perfectly, so we completed the tour without incident. The other Martin Jag, sadly enough, had to be trucked back to Portland. AGING GRACEFULLY About this time, two E-type roadsters, a Series land a Series II, pulled up. The drivers told me that the aquamarine Series III V12 coupe on the event, driven by a Rick Martin, had suffered a "fail to proceed" problem as well, and had coasted to a halt in a little town about 30 miles back. Hoping to scavenge a rotor, and even though the Series III corpse was still warm, I asked if the part from the V12 would fit my car. No luck. Unbeknownst to one another, the other Mr. Martin and I contacted our insurance companies at about the same time, and both dispatched tow trucks from the same local tow company. This led to some confusion, as the first truck arrived and the driver said, "You're the Martin with the broken Jag, right? I thought this car was blue." I explained that I was just one of the Martins sitting with a broken E-type 50 miles from Baker City, and the one he was looking for was further on down the road. I was able to reach Consolidated Autoworks of Oregon, in Portland, (503.246.8477), which had prepped both Jags for the tour. The owners, Ed and Barbara Grayson, were most helpful and immediately began scheming about getting parts to us, 300 miles away. As you might expect, a few minutes after we hung up, Rick Martin called the Graysons to talk about his Jaguar issues. "We've just finished 8  After 750 miles of hard driving, as the E-type cooled down in the driveway with the remains of various insects proudly splattered across its nose, I reflected on just what a superb machine it is. Yes, primitive by modern standards, but wearing its years well. The coupe is extremely comfortable inside, even after long distances, and the pre-climate-control ventilation is decent even on hot days—as long as you're going more than 60 mph. It was a brilliant, arresting, bar-raising car in its era, and remains a stylistic and engineering wonder today. In a couple of years, I'm sure I'd like to own another. Another? Yes, as mechanically strong as this E-type was, it had some fit and finish issues that caused Dave and Ito decide to let it go on down the road. As I reluctantly approach car-collecting maturity, and actually pay attention to some of the stuff we tell our readers all the time in SCM, I am learning that I really don't want to fight my way out of any cars that aren't within a strong detail and a tune-up of being very nice. Rather than try to make a #3 car into a #2, I'd rather just look for a better one. So now it's time to move on to something else. And for some unknown and inexplicable reason, here's what's at the top of my list: A terrific early TR6 would work, and I've always wanted a ponton Mercedes (you know, the 1953-1962 ones that looked like they melted in the oven). If you've got one of the these, or something else that's interesting and really nice, drop me an e-mail at keith.martin@sportscarmarket.com . So many cars, so little time.• Sports Car Market


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The Inside Line Originals is seeking a retail partner for an Italian restoration parts boutique somewhere on the West Coast. Please contact Matt Jones at 713.849.2400, or matteo@reoriginals. corn. v Premier Financial Services announces the addition of Bart Peters as sales manager for the Northeast region. 877.973.7700, www. whynotlease.com. (CT) v A Ferrari Daytona Registry has been launched at www.ferrariregistry.net , open to Ferrari Daytona owners and all Daytona enthusiasts. News v Re - gweiimas,v4altm 4025 4102P. Offin 40111 40221 40155 Events " Philip Porter, the Montagu Trophywinning Jaguar author and founder of the International Jaguar XIC Club, has announced plans to launch a dedicated club for Jaguar E - type owners around the world. Benefits in2003 Tour de Espana te The Society ofVintage Racing Enthusiasts invites you to its sixth annual Maryhill Loops Hill Climb, October 9-10, in Maryhill, WA. The event features vintage sports car racing, an open car show, tours of the Maryhill Museum, and a barbecue dinner. 253.939.9670, www. sovren.org. (WA) t/ dude a subscription to The E-type, and all who join before the end of 2004 will have "founder" status. Contact Claire Bryan at claire@e-typeclub.com. +44.1584.781588. (UK) - cards. A significant portion of the card sales helps support the non-profit museum. Cards can be viewed and ordered at the Web site, www.motorcyclemuseum.org. 614.856.2222. (OH) Please send upcoming news, event or auction information to insideline@sportscarmarket.com. The Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum is offering 11 motorcycle themed holiday The sixth annual Tour de Espana has been pushed forward this year, and is now scheduled for October 15-19. The route will criss-cross the occidental part of Andalusia in four stages, offering a relaxed pace and good food. Open to GT or touring cars built between 1946 and 1975. +33.1.42.597340, glemetayer@peter.fr. (SPAIN) v The fifth annual Lake Mirror Classic Auto Festival will be held October 15-16, in downtown Lakeland, FL. The Promenade of Lake Mirror Park will feature classic cars, classic wooden boats, vintage motorcycles, and live music, all to benefit local non-profit organizations. 863.683.2228, vvww.lakemirrorclassic.com. (FL) Over 175 rare and exotic cars from hot rods to Formula 1 race cars will be featured at the 2004 Winter Park Concours d'Elegance in Winter Park, FL, October 16-17. A tour of Winter Park for the entrants will run on Saturday, with a black-tie gala to follow that evening. 352.385.9450, www.tscevents.com . (FL) v The Histo Rallye Arizona 500, October 22-24, promises to test drivers and co-pilots in true European rally format. Starting and ending 10  in Prescott, AZ, the route will include a variety of terrain and weather, including the possibility of snow in the mountains. Open to the first 99 pre-1974 entries. 702.353.7175, gtsinlv@aol .com. (AZ) r The Best of France and Italy car show and swap meet, November 7, is a non-judged event featuring cars, motorcycles and scooters in Woodley Park, CA. Enter by October 25. 626.797.4221, www.franceanditaly.com . (CA) The world trade fair for tuning, motorsports, and classics will again be taking place at the Essen Motor Show, November 26December 5, in Essen, Germany. Hundreds of exhibitors are expected, featuring cars, car accessories, motorcycles, services, and more. 212.974.8459, ems.messe-essen.de . (GERMANY) v The Historic Endurance Rallying Organization will be hosting Le Jog, December 4-7, a reliability trial and touring trial in England, from Lands End to John O'Groats. +44.1886.833505, www.hero.org .uk. (UK) be For cars at least 25 years old and drivers of any age who would rather drive than watch the Parsley Bowl on TV, Amid americani della Mille Miglia bring us the annual Anti - Football Tour, January 1,2005. The run will start and finish at Poggio in Sausalito, with lunch to follow. Entry deadline is December 10, 2004. Contact Martin Swig, 415.479.9950, califomiamille .com/amicievents.html. (CA). Sports Car Market


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 Crossing the Block PREView The 23rd edition of the Fall Branson Collector Car Auction will be held October 15-17 at Celebration City, a new amusement park. More than 350 cars are expected to cross the block during the three-day event. 800.335.3063, www.bransonauction.com. (MO) ✓ RM Auctions will be selling more than 40 vintage cars from the S. Ray Miller Collection at the Miller Auto Museum in Elkhart, 1N, October 15-17. Items on offer include several AACA National winners and a collection of original car emblems. A 1937 Cord 812 Phaeton will be among those cars offered without reserve. 800.211.4371, www.rmauctions .com. (IN) ✓ An ex-Graham Walker 1912 Matchless 8-hp, 964cc Vtwin will be among the bikes featured at the Bonhams Classic and Motorcycle Mechanic auction, October 16-17, in Stafford, U.K. +44.20.7313.3139, www.bonhams.com . (UK) v Mecum in Chicago will be held October 22-23 at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, IL. Muscle cars, Corvettes, and other cars of the '50s and '60s will be featured, along with vintage sports cars and exotics. 815.568.8888, wvvw.mecumauction.com. (IL) ✓ RIVI Auctions is holding its Toronto International Fall Classic Auto Auction at the International Centre in Toronto, ON, October 22-24. Held indoors, it attracts hundreds of cars and thousands of attendees each year. 800.211.4371, www.rmauctions.com . (ON) ✓ Silver Auctions will hold its Arizona in the Fall Auction, November 13-14, at the Fort McDowell Casino in Fort McDowell, AZ. 800.255.4485, wvvw.silverauctions.com . (AZ) I/ Keith McCormick's Palm Springs Exotic Car Auctions will be holding its next sale at the Spa Hotel and Casino, November 20-21, in Palm Springs, CA. Along with the usual auction action, the event will feature a Classic and Hot Rod Show with 150 cars, trophies, vendors, and live music. 760.320.3290, www.classic-carauction.com . (CA) Join Bonhams Auctions for a sale of Collector's Motorcars, Motorcycles, and Automobilia, November 23, at the Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate, U.K. +44.20.7393.3900, www.bonhams.com . (UK) • The Oklahoma Winter Classic will be held in Oklahoma City, OK, by Santiago Collector Car Auctions, December 3-4. Among the 100-plus cars offered is a 1960 Morris Minor sedan and a 1967 Camaro SS ie 12  expand to five days for the first time. Speed Channel has also expanded its coverage of the event to 24 total hours. 480.421.6694, www.barrettjackson.com. (AZ) v Russo and Steele's Scottsdale Sports and Muscle auction, January 28-29, 2005, is growing. With expanded venue facilities and two full days of auctions, over 300 collector cars are expected. 480.517.4005, www.russoandsteel e. com. (AZ) v Bonhams  is  Butterfields  This 1929 Ruxton Model C Roadster from the S. Ray Miller collection will be sold by RM convertible. 800.994.2816, www.santiagosc .com. (OK) V The 34th annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction, January 25-30, 2005, will Calendar 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. E-mail auction info to: insideline@sportscarmarket.com All dates listed are current at OCTOBER Missouri — Oct. 15-17 BRAN SON — Branson Indiana — Oct. 15-17 RM — Elkhart Australia — Oct. 17 SHANNONS — Sydney England — Oct. 17 BONHAMS — Stafford Illinois — Oct. 22-23 MECUM — Chicago Ontario — Oct. 22-24 RM — Toronto Nevada — Oct. 29-31 KRUSE — Las Vegas Oregon — Oct. 23 SILVER — Portland NOVEMBER Indiana — Nov. 6 KRUSE — Auburn California — Nov. 13 BONHAMS — Los Angeles Arizona — Nov. 13-14 SILVER — Ft. McDowell Germany — Nov. 13-14 KRUSE — Berlin Texas — Nov. 19-21 KRUSE-LEAKE — Dallas California — Nov. 20-21 MCCORMICK — Palm Springs England — Nov. 23 BONHAMS — Yorkshire Washington — Nov. 27 SILVER— Spokane DECEMBER Oklahoma — Dec. 3-4 SANTIAGO — Oklahoma City Kansas — Dec. 3-5 MECUM — Kansas City England — Dec. 4 COYS — London Australia — Dec. 6 SHANNONS — Melbourne England — Dec. 6 BONHAMS — London England — Dec. 7-8 H&H — Buxton England — Dec. 7 CHRISTIE'S — London Switzerland — Dec. 17 BONHAMS — Gstaad JANUARY Arizona — Jan. 2 1 -24 SILVER — Fort McDowell Arizona — Jan. 25-30 BARRETT-JACKSON — Scottsdale Arizona — Jan. 28-29 RUSSO & STEELE — Scottsdale FEBRUARY Washington — Feb. 12-13 SILVER — Puyallup MARCH Indiana — Mar. 18-20 'CRUSE — Auburn Sports Car Market .bonhams.com. (MA) accepting consignments for its Brookline Auction, to be held May 7, 2005 at the Larz Anderson Auto Museum in Brookline, MA. 495.391.4000, www and now Please send information about your events to insideline@sportscarmarket.com .)* (Compiled and edited by Kristen HallGeisler. Please


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RM AUCTIONS INC. S. RAY MILLER COLLECTION OCTOBER 14-17, 2004 S. RAY MILLER AUTO MUSEUM - ELKHART, INDIANA 1930 DUESENBERG MODEL J CONVERTIBLE COUPE 1931 CORD FRONT DRIVE L-29 CABRIOLET OVER 500 LOTS OFFERED WITHOUT RESERVE ONE OF THE MOST EXTENSIVE GATHERINGS OF ADTOMOBILIA AND COLLECTABLES INCLUDING: • Studebaker collectables and memorabilia • Rare petroliana collectables • Original and porcelain signs • Automotive badges and mascots • Musical instruments • Vintage apparel • Fire equipment rofoc &br4aidia#f/ cezeuttc. actg." liez2=aav. C4iiist6' Niion. htithetOt4 awards ,ihd:trophies. ioclociiag'CCCA Sehio- tvatitmol FirV'frIZes:fg'44,1'44,thtl'hi* gi9o$,,,39.19fie . J.4h9Wvyarcli,arte;(6etApbtirn at the Meadow Br‘91 - HIl CoiNoyrs C0ER,YOUR CATAL CLS1C CAR i4IVE ANA hi 9 5 11 , 0' . Fully veal/fled by the Auburn Cord Quesenbet Club, the Rey 'lltrtlterAittiurn s witl1cittAtC1 464101), P of ihe (iciest Supercharged BhattRitr,Sheedst,e4. in exiStepeo, IF:eautiful4y-rOrdred,,this'extleaS';' 1935 AUBURN 851 SUPERCHARGER SPEEDSTER,. ;  ,


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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: youwrite@sportscarmarket.com DECIPHERED XK Dear SCM: On page 85 of the August 2004 issue, you requested more information on the 1958 Jaguar XK 150 "S" sold at the RM Novi auction. First, I assume the picture in the magazine is the actual car that was auctioned. If this is correct then it is a roadster (OTS), not a drophead coupe (DHC). When the tops are down on these cars, the OTS top is hidden from view behind the seats and below the top of the rear tonneau panel, as in this photo. With the DHC, the top is visible since it sits above the panel and is usually covered by a short tonneau cover of the same material as the top. This was the same for the 120s and the 140s also. (I have no- ticed XICs in your previous issues that were similarly incorrectly described.) Next, let's look at the "S830575DN" serial number that RM provided: The "S" prefix indicates an S variant as stated, while "830575" indicates this is the 575th LHD roadster out of approximately 2,173 built. (LHD roadster serial numbers started at 830001, with no separate numbering for S variants.) This number confirms a 1958 build date, as factory records indicate a mechanical change in July '58 on #830439. (All this information comes from The Jaguar XKs, A Collector's Guide, by Paul Slcilleter.) The "DN" suffix indicates the car was originally equipped with an overdrive transmission. Regarding the car being a 3.8 version—that is not possible since the 3.8-L engine was not introduced until 1960. If this car contains a 3.8 now, it would not have been born with it. The serial numbers for the 3.4S engines started at VS1001, and the 3.8S started at VAS1001. There were approximately 888 3.4S LHD OTS XK150s and 36 3.8S LHD OTS XK150s built, according to Skilleter. I hope the information above helps. I have been collecting and restoring Jaguar project cars since 14 the early '70s, mostly XKEs. In the early '90s, I opened a restoration business specializing in XICs and XI(Es. Although I restored many Jags in my shop, including an award-winning XK 140 roadster, I decided it was more important to feed my family than have fun playing with cars. So I closed the business after a ing volumes made for increasing losses. As my book relates, each 959 cost Porsche $750,000 to produce. Thus they originally sold for something like one-quarter of their manufacturing cost. Quite a bargain! — Karl Ludvigsen, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, U.K. 1958 Jaguar XK 150S few years and got a job where I actually made some money, and later went back to restoring cars as a hobby. My current collection includes five XKE roadsters (a '61 outside-bonnet-latch, a '67, two '70s, and a '73) and a 1970 twoseat coupe, a 1956 XK 140 DHC, a '66 Corvette roadster (427/425), and a '67 El Camino 396 that was my tow car when I had the shop. —Denis Donohue, Montule, NJ A FEW MORE 959S Dear SCM: Porsche was more successful than I dared imagine in convincing both its customers and the world at large that it made 200 or so of its ultra-exotic 959. This was the figure originally mooted—qualifying it for Group B racing—and Porsche was keen to communicate it to buyers, for whom rarity was part of the 959's appeal. In your September 2004 issue it became apparent that Jim Schrager bought the act when he wrote, "Just over 200 copies were produced." In fact, as my new Porsche history (Porsche: Excellence Was Expected, published by Bentley) makes clear, the actual production came to 337 cars—pretty far from "just over 200." This was one of those rare cases in car history where increas- WHERE'S MY MUSCLE? Dear SCM: A 1970 GTO Judge sold for $180,000 at the Mecum Auction in Belvidere, IL. Surely this has to be a record for a GTO, and most muscle car fans would find it interesting to know what kind of car it was. While I know you can't print every auction result, I'm sure one of the 31 Aston Martins in your September issue could have been sacrificed to inform your readers of this newsworthy event. I did find an auction writeup of the car in some other car magazines, along with numerous other important American muscle car sales you didn't report. I am not a muscle-car bigot—I own six Jaguar XKE 51 s and several other foreign collectibles, but I think you are not serving the marketplace when you write up more Aston Martins in one issue than the total of all American muscle combined, or more Rolls-Royces than muscle cars as you have in previous issues. I know you are an international magazine, but let's get some balance here.—Pete Wilzbach, Charleston, SC Dear SCM: I've been a loyal reader for many years, and endured the change from Alfas-only to Alfa and English, and then to all sports cars. I can even take an American car now and then, just for a change. But some recent issues seem to be flooded with muscle cars, and I must say, enough is enough. While they may have huge engines and the ability to melt tires on demand, they are far from what any reasonable—or unreasonable, for that matter— person would call a sports car. So please, return to your roots, and let's have less ground pounding Sports Car Market Editor & Publisher Executive Editor Managing Editor KEITH MARTIN CINDY BANZER Production Manager Art Director Subscriptions Senior Copy Editor Copy Editors BENGT HALVORSON DAVID SLAMA KIRSTEN ONODAY KRISTEN HALL-GE1SLER JEFF SABATINI BILL NEILL KATHY KARAPONDO Senior Auction Analysts DAVE KINNEY Auction Analysts RICHARD HUDSON-EVANS JOHN APEN B. MITCHELL CARLSON SCOTT FEATHERMAN Senior Contributing Editor DAVE BROWNELL Contributing Editors STEVE AHLGRIM CARL BOMSTEAD JOHN DRANEAS JIM SCHRAGER MICHAEL SHEEHAN THOR THORSON Contributors KEITH DULY RAYMOND MILO DONALD OSBORNE STEVE SERIO MARIT ANNE PETERSON I.T. 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Harrington  Zymol  16  77, 111 35 107 94 7 5 7 108 45 27,46 91 33 113 73 81, 85 72 93 111 104 112 109 106 106 2 61 15 55 116 49 110 87 19 112 39 67 63 9 79 72 105 71 79 59 115 11 65 13,69 29 108 53 41 103 110 3 75 89 21 110 31 and more finesse in the machinery SCM covers.—Eric McCawley, Atlanta, GA Eric and Pete, the great majority of the content of the auction reports is determined by the types of cars that cross the block in any given period. Some months it seems like it is all Mopar, others all Wolseley Hornets. As far as missing the GTO Judge, we only have room for about 200 cars each month in SCM (far more than any other magazine in the industry, by the way), spread out over five or six auctions. Sometimes we just miss one, although it may be in our Web site results, for those who are SCM GOLD members.—ED. 250LMS AND TWO BY SIXES Dear SCM: To paraphrase Jerry McGuire, you had me at "I remember the first time I saw a Ferrari being used to haul lumber," in your September 2004 "Shifting Gears." I was reminded of my routine, if not daily use of my 250 LM (S/N 5903) and my own lumber hauling. On cold days, the engine was hard to get started, so I carried a short piece of two-by-six to lay over the Webers to choke it a bit and help to get it fired. I saw my first LM at the FCA meet at Tosi's Restaurant in St. Joseph, MI, in 1971. Years later, I had the opportunity to purchase an LM, the Ferrari that I believe to be the most full-blown racing Ferrari that could still be street driven. I can still recall the thrill of a drive to work or out to dinner in the LM. "Drive first, collect second." Absolutely.—Don Blenderman, Houston, TX REATTA ERRATA Dear SCM: We saw Editor Martin's comments in Automobile about the Buick Reatta that sold at the Hamptons Auto Classic in Bridgehampton, NY. Might we suggest that you stick to making comments about a car you actually know something about? First of all, what is the basis for your comment that "few survive"? R.L. Polk shows 18,578 Reattas still on the road in the U.S. and Canada, out of a fouryear production total of 21,763 units. This number does not include new, unsold Reattas (estimated at about 400) or Reattas abroad (about 300). This would put current roadworthy Reatta REATTA FROM AUTOMOBILE 1989 Buick Reatta coupe S/N 1G4EC11C9KB900149. Red with tan leather. Automatic. Original paint buffed within an inch of its life, still holds a shine but very thin in places. Rub strip on front bumper damaged. Tires mismatched front to rear. Interior shows wear reflective of 80,604 miles on odometer. SOLD AT $1,100. Like so many GM products of this era, the Reatta was a clever concept badly executed. Few have survived, and with market values so low, fewer will be restored. At this price, this is a "drive it 'till it breaks then throw it away" kind of car (By Editor Martin, September 2004 issue of Automobile.) Sports Car Market numbers well over 90 percent of production, well ahead of any BMW, Mercedes or just about any other car manufactured. Not bad for a car no one wants, is it? We own the largest exclusive source for Reatta parts, so would like to think we know a little something about this handbuilt two-seater. Within the past year, our average customer who sold a 1988-1990 Reatta coupe in very good (#3) shape, with less than 100,000 miles received an average of $8,200 for his car. Quite a step up from the $1,100 price on the one you saw, isn't it? The 1991 models are in a class of their own and command a significantly higher price, as there were only 1,503 built. Two new (under 20 miles) Reatta convertibles quietly changed hands last year, one for $62,000, and one for $74,000. If you are such a stickler for facts, you might even want logo through the Kruse archives from past auctions. They sold two convertibles in the upper $20k range several years ago. These sorts of comments normally don't bother me, but my concern is for someone who reads what you wrote, assumes it is true, and loses interest in this—or any—car. This would be a tragedy for all of us in the hobby. By the way, for a car with "so little interest," you might want to check out the discussion forum on the Internet, at www.reatta.org . Or you can enter the forum from the AACA Web site (www.aaca.org ) as the Reatta section is the busiest on the entire AACA site. — Mike Rukavina and Randy Graves, buickreattaparts.com , via e-mail. Mike, thanks for the information. Just out of curiosity, where are these 400 new, unsold Reattas? At the Area 51 dealership, just outside Groom Lake, NV?—ED. A COOLER FERRARI Dear SCM: I just finished reading the September issue of SCM (cover to cover, naturally), and Keith's article on really using your Ferrari for day-to-day obligations reminded me of a surreal sighting of three Ferraris we saw after the 1995 German Grand Prix at Hockenheim. We had seats at the first chicane of the old course (the Jim Clark Curve), which was almost an hour walk from the main gate. As we approached the field where we were parked, we walked among the other cars slowly making their way out of the camping area. In the line were three dusty, ashcoated Ferraris, two F40s and another mid-'80s Ferrari I didn't pay much attention to. That's because I was fixated on the last F40, which had a cooler bungeed to its wing. I'm guessing the owner's Gelaendewagen must have been getting a service that weekend.—Rick Albrechtson, via e-mail CORRECTIONS • Porsche 959 engines have two water-cooled heads, not six separate heads (the Hydra version?) as noted in the September profile. • Thank you to keen-eyed Bill Wells for pointing out that the pictures of the 1966 Shelby 350H (page 68) and 1968 Shelby 500KR (page 70) were swapped in the coverage of the Barrett-Jackson, Los Angeles Auction in the October issue.•


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AMERICA by 111:1111 CHAPTER 6: REPAIRS The car was running and driving much better, but we weren't through spending SCM's money yet CHAPTER 6: WILMETTE, IL Driver: Fred Panici Time with car in his possession: 60 days (of 206 total since purchased) Repairs: Front lap belts installed. New battery terminal cover, new radiator cap, new coolant hoses, new breather hose, new custom oil sending unit, and new mechanical fuel pump installed. Oil and filter changed, muffler hanger fixed, clutch and shifter linkage adjusted, front wheel hubs repacked, fluids topped off. Windshield gasket ineffectively caulked and duct-taped. Number of mechanics involved: At least five. Running tab: $71.89 for fuel pump, radiator cap and assorted hoses, $13.10 for one more hose, $230 for labor and miscellaneous parts from Orlando Pastore, $265.79 for seatbelts and oil sender unit installation, $5.74 for roll of black duct tape. This brings our total expenditure to $3,157.99. Cost per day SCM has owned the FIAT: $15.33 Fred Pcmici, gleefully showering greenbacks on the 2100. he FIAT arrived at my house in Wilmette, IL, on the evening of June 30, overheating and spewing coolant all over the ground. Over the next week or so I drove the car around Chicagoland on a variety of trips to see just how much sitting in traffic the car could withstand before it overheated. It turns out not much, and the fumes from the exhaust were heavy with oil as well. To make matters worse, the electric fuel pump caused the engine to race. I found out that the rubber around the windshield was dry-rotted when, notwithstanding my superb duct-tape job, lots of water came in when it rained. So I put the FIAT in my garage on one of my car lifts, where I notice that the muffler hanger was broken. T With so much to tackle, what should I do first? I called my trusty Alfa Romeo mechanic, Al Promisco at Italia Automobile in Northbrook, IL, to get his take. He told me Chris Obert in Santa Cruz, CA, carries vintage Fiat parts and to try to source some stuff there. After a brief talk with Obert, I ordered the needed cooling hoses, a radiator cap, and a mechanical fuel pump. Over the next few weeks, I taught my 15-yearold son Al how to drive a "stick" in the FIAT and that turned out to be something of a challenge. Al Panici, deciphering the shift pattern. Imagine the look on his face when he found out this baby is a "fouron-the-tree." But he did somewhat master shifting and we had a blast driving around town, getting some interesting smiles, waves and looks. (Taught your 15-year-old son to drive a stick with the FIAT? Oh, my aching clutch disc!—ED.) By this time it was August and Promisco was in high season and didn't have the time to work on the car, so I enlisted the help of one Orlando Pastore, Italian wrench extraordinaire. He took his time going through the car and noting even more deficiencies, like some play in the shifter linkage and a clutch that was out of adjustment. So Pastore attended to the various needs, replacing the coolant hoses, fixing the fuel pump and installing a breather hose that all but eliminated the excessive oil smell and some of the oil leaks. The car was running and driving much better, but we weren't through spending SCM's money yet. My son Al had taken quite a liking to the FIAT, and when he told his buddies about it, he found out that one of their fathers used to be a Fiat mechanic. So late in August I tracked down Tony LaCorte at his shop in nearby Morton Grove, IL. He agreed to put seat belts in the car and see what he could do about fixing the remaining source of oil leaks, the oil-sending switch. A few days later Tony's head mechanic had custom-made a sleeve to adapt a domestic oil-sending switch, which worked perfectly once installed. Though the FIAT still has some issues, I was pleased with my improvements. Over Labor Day weekend, Mike Griese and his wife Ann drove down from Minnesota to pick up the FIAT and drive it back to their home on the next leg of its journey. Mike and I put a generous amount of black duct tape around the windshield before he left. While Al and I did not get to drive this little gem on a long-distance trip, I have no doubt that it can now make Portland, OR, without much more trouble. The FIAT 2100 was a joy to have around this summer, and I know my son and I will talk about it for many years to come.—Fred Panici• November 2004  17


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Affordable Classic 1 967-1969 Saab Sonett II Above 3,000 rpm driving a Sonett II is like hanging onto an out-of-control chainsaw by Paul Duchene T he words "Swedish" and "sports car" seem entirely uncomfortable bedfellows. But back in the 1950s, before Saab and Volvo had acquired the safe-and-sane reputations that still accompany their current American parents, both companies set off to create their version of a driver's car. They took different directions, with similarly disastrous results, at least at first.Volvo's P1900 of 1956-1957 was a stodgy roadster that was scrapped after only 68 were built, while Saab's 1956 Sonett fared even worse, with total production amounting to just six cars. Despite the initial failures, neither marque gave up on its sportscar aspirations. Volvo introduced its successful P1800 coupe in 1961, while U.S. Saab dealers had to wait five years for their invitation to the party. Yes, America had started to embrace foreign cars, but that didn't include tin turtles like the Saab 95 and 96. Saab's answer was to introduce the front-wheel-drive Sonett II in 1966, an entirely unconventional sports car. Homely and duck-tailed, perhaps the coolest feature of the Sonett II was its flip-up nose that gave great accessibility to its 841-cc, three-cylinder two-stroke. Much less cool was the motor itself, as mixing a cocktail of oil and gas before hitting the road then laying down a smokescreen like a mosquito fogger wasn't any more fashionable then than it is now. But the three-cylinder pushed the 1,500-pound fiberglass car to a top speed of 90 mph, with a respectable-for-the-era 12.5-second 0-60 mph time. Nothing much happened below 3,000 rpm, but above that point, driving the car was like hanging onto an out-of-control chainsaw. The Sonett H featured a column-mounted shifter and suspension parts from Saab's Monte Carlo sedan. Its large wrap-around rear window did not open, meaning that luggage had to be loaded through a mail slot-sized opening in the rear. A total of 258 two-stroke Sonetts were sold in the U.S. before Saab rectified its looming emissions situation by fitting a 1,500-cc V4, courtesy of Ford's German Taunus. The new engine required a bulge in the hood to fit and necessitated a strangled air intake system, but still upped the top speed to 100 mph. The problem 18  1969 Saab Sone( II V4 with the V4 came in that it was mounted in front of the transaxle, putting an additional 80 pounds right where you don't need it. Suffice it to say, a V4 Sonett II is as hard to turn as an evangelical Republican. Most Sonett us out there are fitted with the V4, as Saab sold 70 in 1967, 900 in 1968 and 640 in 1969—more than six times the number of two-strokes. Even with the improvement in sales, reality lagged far behind initial hopes of moving 3,000 per year. For 1968, Sonetts got beefier suspensions, wider wheels and a revised interior with a black wrinkle-finish dash. They also received a glove-box, though without a door, which means things have a tendency to fly out under acceleration. Model-year 1969 Sonetts sported high back seats and a better heater, as well that door for the glove box. Big news in 1970 was Italian designer Sergio Coggiola's reworking of the Sonett to produce the "Sonett III," the most popular Sonett iteration, but also the most garish. Saab would sell 8,351 Sonett Ms before discontinuing the name in 1974, in such silly DETAILS Years produced: 19671969 Number produced: 1,868 Original list price: S2,790 SCM Price Guide: $4,500-16,000 Tune-up/major service: $100 Distributor cap: $5 colors as Tree Frog Green, purple, Grabber Blue, and Tangerine. 1971 saw the engine get a bump in displacement, to 1.7 liters, with no increase in output due to emissions regulations. Hefty safety bumpers debuted in 1973. The III did receive some improvements—a floor-mounted shifter, soccer ball– styled mag wheels, and a real hatchback—but it also lost the tilting nose, leaving a tiny trapdoor in the hood. ("Hold my ankles, I'm going in.") This made maintenance a pain, as it forced removal of the entire front clip to fix things like a wiper motor, for example. Chassis #: right side of scuttle, renter of cross frame above radiator Engine #: top left front (V4) Club: Saab Club of North America, 6112 14th Ave., Kenosha, WI 53143 Web site: www.saabclub.com Alternatives: 1963-1976 Renault Alpine A110, 1961-1971 Volvo P1800,1953-1959 DM Sonderklasse SOS Investment Grade: C If you're looking to buy a Sonett, the II is the more desirable model, both because of its lower production numbers and the quirkier, more "Swedish" character of the car. The name, by the way, has nothing to do with Shakespeare. Lore has it that when designer Sixten Sason saw the original Sonett, he said "Sa natt," or "so nice". Of course, truth often has a way of dispelling myth, and it seems that Sason had proposed the Sonett name for the 1950 Saab 92. There are typical caveats to Sports Car Market Photos: Saab


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Sonetts. Rust is the biggest enemy, in the side rocker panels, under the battery and in the pivot box for the brake and clutch pedals. There was no rust prevention in the chassis, so the floor deteriorates badly and so do the side rails. Another problem stems from the freewheel gear in the transmission. While this was needed in the twostroke engine (because if you shut the throttle on a two-stroke, you cut off the oil as well as the gas, which can result in seizing the motor) the little sprag gear can be overwhelmed by the V4's torque. If it strips, you wind up with a box full of neutrals—if the car jerks under hard acceleration, failure is imminent. The other issue with the V4 is that it had originated as a generator powerplant, a significant point because in that application, running at a steady 3,400 rpm, it could use resin timing gears. But if you're going to drive one like a sports car, with rapid acceleration and deceleration... t. 196 7 Saab Sonett 11 V4 "Saab failed to make any improvements on that, but most gears got well out of warranty before they failed," chuckles Russ Huntoon, who has maintained a number of racing Sonetts for automotive journalist Satch Carlson. And therein lies one of the biggest appeals of the Sonett II, as dedicated owners frequently employ their cars in rallies and ice races, fighting all comers to prove that "Swedish sports car" is not an oxymoron. With values for these most "quirky" of Saabs well under $10,000, this is a case where one of the ultimate representative models of a marque can be had on the cheap.• US Postal Service Statement of Ownership and Circulation (Required by USC). 1. A. Title of Publication: Sports Car Market 2. Publication number: 1077-1751 3. Date of Filing: 9/9/2004 4. Issue of Frequency: Monthly 5. Number of Issues Published Annually: 12 6. Annual Subscription Price: $58 US 7. Complete Address of Known Office of General Business Office of Publisher: P.O. Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292 8. Same 9. Editor Jeff Sabatini,, PO Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292. Managing Editor: Bengt Halvorson, P.O. Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292 10. Owner: V Keith Martin and Cindy Banzer, P.O. Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292 11. Known Beholders, Mortgages and Other Security Holdings Owning or Holding 1 Percent or More of Total Amount of Bonds. Mortgages or Other Securities: None 12. N/A 14. October 2004 15. Extent and Nature of Circulation. Average Number of Copies Each Issue During Preceding 12 Months/Actual Number of Copies of Single Published Nearest to Filing Date. A. Total Number of Copies (Net Press Run): 23,511/27,410 B. Paid and/or Requested Circulation: 10,500/10,900; Sales Through Dealers and Carriers, Street Vendors and Counter Sales: 3,500/2,448; C. Total Paid and/or Requested Circulation: 14,275, 13,623. D. Free Distribution by Mail (Sample, Complimentary and Other Free): 300/300; E. Freed Distribution Outside the Mail: 2,695/2,448. F. Total Free Distribution: 3,265/2,748. G. Total Distribution: 17,540/16,371 H. Copies Not Distributed: 350/500; I. Total: 17,890/16,871. J. Percent Paid and/or Requested Circulation: 81/83 17. I certify that the statements made by me are complete and correct, V Keith Martin. Best Drivers! k Best Service! Best Customers! We've been setting the standard for automobile transport for over 20 years. We are proud to be"America's premier enclosed auto transport company." Visit our Website! • www.intercitylines.com *****"Rated 5-stars by epinions.com " Please Call or E-mail for a FREE QUOTE  1-800-221-3936 • FAX 413-436-9422 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 November 2004 19 41010


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Legal Files John Draneas Agreeing To Agree On Insurance Insurance companies know that we we would prefer to lose an arm than to get the slightest scratch on our collector cars L ast month, we addressed the many ways that you and your insurance company can have differences of opinion about the value of your collector car after it has been stolen or totaled, and how you might create sufficient evidence ahead of time to help win at that conflict. If you want to go this route, be our guest, but there's a much better way to avoid such disputes entirely: "agreed value" insurance policies. These are different from traditional "stated value" policies that have been around for many years, as agreed value policies allow you to avoid a claims dispute by establishing Safeco Insurance, which actually offers two levels of agreed value coverage. One restricts usage to 2,500 miles per year, while the other has no mileage restriction but limits use to car shows and car club activities, with a correspondingly lower premium. To be eligible for the Safeco policies, collector cars have to meet minimum age requirements, with a higher age required for the reduced premium. In contrast, Hagerty policies have no age requirement, and will cover relatively new cars that otherwise would qualify as collectibles. Agree on the value ofyour car in case something like this happens. the value of your car ahead of time. A stated value policy simply puts a limit on the amount that can be paid on your claim, which is a good deal only for the insurance company. But under an agreed value policy, you're paid whatever value you set when the policy was written, without any squabble. In other words, you don't have to prove that your all-original, numbers-matching, V8, fourspeed '65 Mustang with Pony interior is worth more than a rusty six-cylinder "restoration project" after your car has been stolen—you do it up front when you set the value of your coverage. Agreed value policies do impose some use restrictions, so you can't use your collector car as a daily driver. And you're not entirely immune to the claims process, as you'll still have to negotiate a partial loss, although you will likely still be better off if the insurance carrier knows that correctly repairing a collector car can be a much different process than respraying the fender of a minivan. The bottom line as a collector is that getting insurance from a company that specializes in collector cars is beneficial to both parties. SETTING THE VALUE When you buy an agreed value policy, you can't just put any value you want on your car. The insurance company doesn't want you to have a financial incentive to lose your collector car, so the value has to reflect the market value of the car. As we all know, condition and provenance play an enormous role in determining the value of a particular collector car. McKeel Hagerty, owner of Hagerty Insurance Co., explains that his firm requires photographs of every car they insure as a 20  starting point. "Some collector cars, such as resto-rods, are very challenging to value," he says, so in these and other such situations, the insurance company may require an appraisal to confirm the value before the policy is issued. Of course, the insurance company is going to be very careful about the value placed on a $2,000,000, Pebble Beach-winning Duesenberg, but they aren't going to be as critical with a $35,000 Porsche 356A coupe. With the Porsche, the numbers are small enough that any error isn't large enough to warrant the extra expense and hassle of investigation and appraisal. Most importantly, the insurers feel pretty secure because, even if a collector car is mildly over-insured, the insurance company has been adequately compensated for the risk, as the agreed value determines the premium. HOW MANY MILES AND HOW OLD? All agreed value policies restrict car usage in some way. Insurance companies that specialize in this sort of policy don't want to insure a daily-driver collector car, as that level of use presents a higher level of risk than is assumed in pricing such policies. Collector car policies have traditionally restricted mileage to about 2,500 per year, which is an adequate allowance for most of us. But Hagerty, for example, has relaxed that and now has no specific mileage limit, but does require that a car be given only "limited use" during the year. Be sure to ask about any limitations when you are getting a quote. I was curious how the mainstream insurance companies played this game, so I consulted Rich Rogers, a friend and independent agent from AOA West Insurance in Tigard, OR. Rogers writes agreed value policies with THE VALUE IN AGREED VALUE My collector cars have been insured on an agreed value basis for some time now, and I recommend that you consider these policies as a way of reducing your insurance premiums. You might be amazed at the savings—hundreds of dollars per car, each year. When you're insuring five, 10 or 20 cars, that can add up to real money real fast. Rogers supplied sample quotes from Safeco to illustrate exactly how much you stand to gain. Insuring a 1959 Porsche 356A coupe with an agreed value of $35,000, for example, costs $412 per year on a regular policy, and $260 per year on the collector car policy. The corresponding premiums for a 1957 Alfa Giulietta Spider, with an agreed value of $20,000, are $406 and $194, an even bigger differential. The reason that the savings are so huge is that the insurance companies know that their risk is minimal with a collector car. They know that we keep these cars garaged, we seldom drive them, we don't let them out of our sight when we do drive them, and we would prefer to lose an arm than to get the slightest scratch on our cars. But with all of these positives, there is one critical issue to be aware of with agreed value policies. The agreed value is your coverage limit, and it doesn't change unless and until you change it. Meanwhile, the value of a particular collector car can change dramatically in a short period of time. So to be smart and safe, cruise through the SCM Price Guide and the other industry equivalents at least once a year, and update your coverage if necessary. John Draneas is an attorney and car collector in Oregon. His comments here are general in nature and are not a substitute for consultation with an attorney. He may be contacted at legal files@sportscarmarket. corn.* SportsCar Market


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Collecting Thoughts A Celebration of Avocation: Monterey 2004 If we enthusiasts worship at the church of internal combustion, then the Historic Races are akin to Easter Sunday in Vatican City for Catholics by Mont Anne Peterson Tyr sr—.7_11 . 1.1.■■ • • A flock of Gullwings migrate west. I have been to car shows. I have been to auctions. I have been to races. But I have never been to anything quite like Monterey. My day job is selling collectible cars for Yesterday's Auto, in Minneapolis, MN. Not exactly what I thought I would be doing with my degree in medieval philosophy from Augsburg College. Now and then I have the opportunity to write for SCM; Editor Martin seems to enjoy having a 25-year-old woman's perspective on this rather crazy hobby. So when he called a few months ago to ask if I would be interested in coming to Monterey, covering the Kruse Auction and basically just hanging around for the weekend breathing exotic exhaust fumes, how could I say no? Going in, I had no idea what to expect. I had a sense that it was going to be an automotive enthusiast's dream, but for me this had no reality in waking life. Given how much there is to see and experience just at local car shows, I couldn't possibly imagine such a grand scale 22  as Monterey, geographically, financially, or emotionally. IMAGINATION BECOMES REALITY At the height of my amazement, exhausted and in a daze, I was sitting on a folding chair at the SCMInsider's Seminar at the Gooding auction, staring at the Mormon Meteor's exhaust. Editor Martin sat down next to me. "So Marit," he asked, "What's this weekend all about?" "Cars," I answered, but the list in my mind was hundreds of words long: Money, fantasy, friendship. The sea, alternately calm and gray, then roaring and crashing. Perfectly blue sky and close-cut grass. Men in navy blazers and women in red jumpsuits. The auctioneer's chant and the sound of the Formula One Ferrari on the track. The white tents, the designer shades, the stilettos sinking into the lawn. And hearts, the hundreds of hearts made happy by 72 hours devoted to the things they yearn for. But I had my share of cynicism as well. I was baffled by some people's ostentatious embrace of exclusivity, and smugly amused by others' excitement that bordered on lunacy. Though in retrospect, I see that these things were present only insofar as they are the sorts of personality traits that are bound to appear in any large gathering of fanatics. During the course of the weekend, I came to realize that this is a celebration of all that collecting in general, and car collecting in particular can be, good and bad and sometimes unbelievable. GENUFLECTING AT THE TRACK Auctions are the business of collecting; driving is the business that cars are made for. So as the only event taking place during the weekend that's specifically about driving, the Monterey Historics have a special place in my heart. "Forget value, forget rarity, forget sanity, get out there and go," is the distillation of the attitude. Sports Car Market


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Still life with Ferrari  A spiritual experience The author far fro,n the plains of Minnesota I stood on top of a tall hill at the Laguna Seca track, in the sun and the wind, all by myself, listening to the cars on the track, watching them wind around from above, and I got choked up. It was a spiritual experience. If we enthusiasts worship at the church of internal combustion then the Historic Races are akin to Easter Sunday in Vatican City for Catholics. When the Pope makes his appearance, people cheer even though it's difficult to see his tiny figure from the crowd. I received my audience with the Fl Ferrari, and similarly, it was just a blur of red—but that didn't stop anyone from bellowing until blue in the face. Screaming around the track, flat-out through the straightaway, the Ferrari was so loud it felt like my own stomach downshifted going into the infamous corkscrew. For a couple of seconds every man, woman and child there was November 2004  All Ferraris are red touched by the spirit of Enzo, and wanted to be a racecar driver. STUNNINGLY STILL The concours events were like motionless parades. Concorso Italian° elicited a particularly bizarre response in me, as for perhaps the only time in my life I found myself unresponsive at the sight of an Enzo opposite me at a stoplight. It was just rendered common by the 569 other Ferraris there, plus enough fourwheeled prancing horses to spell out "Ferrari" on the green, and another 520 parked here and there around the Black Horse golf course. There were many other exquisite Italian cars in attendance and the "Best in Show" was a Bizzarrini, but Maranello owned the event, and much of the rest of the weekend as well. As expected, the greatest eccentricity was vis- E Scott Fitzgerald would have approved ible at Concorso, as Ferrari owners tend to fall on the extroverted side of the Myers-Briggs breakdown. Pebble Beach was stunning. I felt like I had walked down a hill and into an F. Scott Fitzgerald novel—except there were a lot of cell phones. "Can you hear me now, Daisy?" I walked up and down a row of MercedesBenz SLs parked nearest the beach. I looked at that painstakingly wrought metal in its vibrant colors, until the sun flashed off swooping chrome bumpers and headlight bezels, and I was forced to shift my gaze to the wide, flat ocean, just to cool down. Ultimately, for all the things Monterey is, it is most of all a celebration of avocation—for all enthusiasts, the serious, the casual, and the caricatures. How fortunate we are to enjoy this spectacular and singular setting, Shangri-La for a few days in August.* 23


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SCOPicks Monterey Auctions: Past and Present 2004: more auctions, more cars for sale, and higher totals ith the addition of 'Cruse's and Gooding's auctions, the 2004 Monterey Weekend was a bidders' heaven. Out of the 481 cars offered this year, more than in any of the past five years, 364 were sold, totaling over $48 million. Even more impressive is that each of the four existing auction companies, RM, Christie's, Bonhams, and Russo and Steele improved their numbers over 2003. This proves that the saturation point has yet to be reached and that the hobby is alive and thriving.• W Kruse 's initial Monterey sale was held at Concorso Italiano; it generated $1,823,526. Bonharns and Buttetfields sold $5,024,055. MONTEREY AUCTION SALES THIS [WM $50.000.000 Total Sales $53,547,508 540.000000 Total Sales $31,787, 883  820000.00H Total Sales $35,103,100 520.000.000 510 000 000 SI , 2000  1 • OS. IS., 2001  Cars Sold: 258  Cars Offered: 333  24 Cars Sold: 189  Cars Offered: 323  2002 Cars Sold: 243 Cars Offered: 415 Sports Car Market RM again led all auction companies, bringing in $16,432,680.


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NUMBER OF CARS OFFERED, AN INDICATION OF GROWTH 2000  2001  2002  2003  2004 • RM • Christie's • Bonhams Russo and Steele Kruse • Gooding 152 112 69 167 86 70 183 92 64 76 177 65 73 55 185 37 65 78 58 58 GOOD' i's1G &COMPANY Christie :5 had $6,930,575 in sales. David Gooding launched his own auction firm after stints at Christie :5 and Rill—and pulled in a more-than-respectable $12.151,600. $6.053.795 jar Russo and Steele. Total Sales Total Sales $48,281,155 Total Sales $24,523,275 110•0111 2003  Cars Sold: 270  Cars Offered: 370  November 2004  2004 Cars Sold: 364 Cars Offered:481 25 • RM • Christie's • Bonhams E.71 Russo and Steele • Gooding Kruse


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SCM Around the World Visiting Italy's National Auto Museum Surveying this nicely knit selection of cars housed in an architecturally remarkable building on the Po River, I was glad I'd spent a few hours on the Autostrada to pay a visit by Robert Ames ,N4LSE0 DELL ALTOmoBLE CARLO BISCARETTI P1 RLFFIA A stunning example of modern architecture.  1952 Alfa Romeo Disco Volante Gloria Swanson 's Isotta Fraschini rom Sunset Boulevard  taly is full of great roads to drive, unfettered by serious traffic enforcement and dotted with appetizing cafes and osterias. So it can be hard to get excited about spending a day in a car museum, where stasis rules the day and the usual tour approach is achingly slow and methodical. But on a recent trip, I decided to investigate the treasures of Italy's national auto museum, the Museo dell'Automobile Carlo Biscaretti di Ruffia, located in Turin, the nation's auto capital. This is one of only a handful of truly "national" auto museums in the world, a repository of a broad range of representative Italian automobiles. From Fiat to Ferrari and Alfa to Abarth, the collection catalog lists 173 cars and is strongest in its presentation of those vehicles closer to the dawn of motoring than today. One of the earliest formally organized auto museums in Europe, the Museo dell'Automobile had its genesis in 1933 when its founder, Biscaretti, was asked by Italy's manufacturers to assemble a display of early vehicles for that year's Turin Motor Show. Fully 30 of the early machines are London to Brighton eligible (i.e., pre-1905) and several 26 1907 Paris to Peking ltcda  must be sole survivors. Then there is a 130-hp Fiat Grand Prix from 1907 and an Itala of the same year that completed the Peking-to-Paris race. Competition cars from all eras are well represented. Ferrari, which now has its own museum in Maranello, has donated several of its red racers over the years, with Enzo himself shown on placards as the donor of single-seaters from 1952 and 1960. Alfa Romeo is represented by a very original 2.3 and the one-off Disco Volante of 1952. Like most vehicles in the museum, these are in an unrestored original state. Another surprising Alfa is a 1926 "RL Supersport" sold originally to the U.S. in chassis form and bodied by Wilkerson of Long Island. A pair of Cisitalias are on view, including the Super Nuvolari as driven by Tazio in the '47 Mille Miglia. In contrast, just a floor below is the Isotta Fraschini by Castagna, in which Gloria Swanson was chauffeured about in Sunset Boulevard. One of my favorites among the non-Italian offerings was a very original 1910 Renault Paris taxi, one of the thousand or so requisitioned to transport two badly needed regiments to the front for the battle of the Marne in 1914. 1947 Cisitalia Super Nuvolari Altogether this is a nicely knit selection of cars representative of both the Italian industry and the broader world of the motorcar. Unfortunately, the collection suffers a visible lack of maintenance, as does the architecturally remarkable building in which it is housed, purpose-built in 1960. On the upside, the attractive location faces the Po River and free parking is easily reached from the Autostrada. Worth a visit? Absolutely, as there simply isn't another collection of the same types of cars anywhere.• DETAILS What: Museo dell'Automobile Carlo Biscaretti di Ruffia Why: Features a collection of 173 cars and an automotive library Where: 40 Corso Unita d'Italia, Turin, Italy; www.museoauto.org; +39.11.677.666 When: Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., closed Monday Sports Car Market


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CHRISTIE'S INTERNATIONAL MOTOR CARS The ex-Rene Le Begue/Kaye Don, "Ecurie Bleue", 1936 Donington Grand Prix entry 1936 Delahaye 135S Two Seater Sports Estimate: £280,000-320,000 Exceptional Motor Cars and Automobilia Auction 7 December 2004 Enquiries Rupert Banner Showroom rbannerachristies.com Consignment Deadline 1 October 2004 12 February 2005, Retromobile  March 2005, London  Forthcoming Auctions  Nicholas Benwell nbenwellachristies.com Mark Donaldson  mdonaldsonachristies.com  Tel: +44 (0)20 7389 2133 Catalogues +44 (0)20 7389 2820 www.christies.com Venue The Jack Barclay Nine Elms, London


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Photos: Gooding & Company Ferrari Profile 1966 275 GTS Spyder The GTB/GTB4 has catapulted in value over the past 18 months and dragged the GTS along with it by Steve Serbo DETAILS Years produced: 1964-1966 Number produced: 200 Original list price: $14,400 SCM Price Guide: $145,000-5200,000 Tune-up/major service: $5,000-$6,000 Distributor cap: $300 Chassis #: upper left frame tube, ID plate on firewall Engine #: right side, rear, of the engine block Club: Ferrari Club of Americo, P.O. Box 720597, Atlanta, GA 30358 Web site: www.ferrariclubolamerica.org Alternatives: 1964-1965 Aston Martin 085 DK, 1961-1963 Mercedes-Benz 300SL roadster, 1966-1968 Ferrari 330 GTS SCM Investment Grade: B COMPS Chassis number: 07885 Engine number: 213 errari introduced the 275 GTS at the October 1964 Paris show alongside its sibling, the 275 GTB. The two shared the same chassis and driveline, although the GTS engine was more mildly tuned to give 20 horsepower less than the berlinetta at 600 fewer revolutions. These were Ferrari's first production cars with all-independent suspension. Built on a 2,400-mm wheelbase, the 275 GTS is responsive and maneuverable, and a contemporary test in Road & Track magazine saw a top speed of 145 mph. F Although Pininfarina designed both cars, Scaglietti built the berlinetta bodies while the visually distinct spyders came from Pininfarina's own new factory. The 275 GTS's design is frequently described as "harmonious," often elaborated with "compact," and it remains one of the best-integrated and most pleasing designs ever to grace a Ferrari chassis. The 1966 Ferrari 275 GTS offered here has been restored to showroom condition by Black Horse Motors in Southern California, with particular attention paid to its bodywork, paint and details. Winning a Platinum award at the Ferrari Club of North America National Show, this 275 is still in concours quality condition. Finished in red, it has tan leather upholstery and door panels with black interior trim and carpets, and rides on lightweight alloy Borrani wire wheels. It will devour highway miles in comfort, delight its driver on winding mountain roads and cruise with style, the ideal Ferrari for the first-time collector. The SCM analysis: This car sold for $264,000, including buyer's premium, at the Gooding & Company auction held in Pebble Beach, CA, on August 15, 2004. I last profiled a 275 GTS in 2001, way back when "Paris Hilton" meant a place to rest your weary head rather than a reason to change the channel. These cars sold in the $125,000-$175,000 range then and there was no great clamor to buy one. A dozen or so cars could be available on any given Wednesday afternoon if you scratched the earth hard enough—it was truly a buyer's market. 28  Three years later; most everything in the "275" realm has become extremely desirable. The GTB/GTB4 has catapulted in value over the past 18 months and dragged the GTS along with it, so today you'll spend between $185,000 to $260,000 to put a spyder in your garage. Over the same time, I have become much more personally in tune with the GTS market because I've been fortunate enough to have had a number of these cars pass through my hands at my day job (selling them). These have included a few great, original and un- 1965 Ferrari 275 GTS Lot #701,5/N 7441 Condition: 2Barrett-Jackson ; Scottsdale, AZ ; 1/16/2003 Sold at $183,600 SCM ID# 30082 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/2 Lot #701, S/N 8091 Condition: 2 Barrett-Jackson; Scottsdale, AZ; 1/17/2002 Sold at $264,600 SCM ID# 26916 molested cars, and a true, 99-point restoration that was as close to flawless as possible. While the GTS will never be the styling knockout the GTB is, it is still an extremely capable 12-cylinder touring convertible with most of the grunt and all of the visceral excitement that the coupe provides. I was reminded of this when I drove one just this morning, and frankly, I've taken a real shine to these cars. That said, let 's turn to the example at hand. It was described in the catalog as "being restored to showroom condition" and "still in concours quality condition." Further, it had won Platinum Awards both at Cavallino and at the FCNA annual show. Now that a pretty high bar During the auction preview party, I happened to be hanging out with a few guys who make their living restoring cars. One of the crew is doing a pre-inspection on the 275 and casually asks what I think about it. My knee-jerk reaction from five feet away is, "What a clean car. Of course, I hate red on this model, but that's my problem." Even up close, it's still an exceptional car But there were some surSports Car Market


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prises for a car with such a full trophy shelf The gaps at the tops of the doors, where they curve inwards, were surprisingly large, and were not even with the rest of the door gaps. Also, neither door was flush with the rear fender And when I lifted the trunk lid to have a look around, it felt very heavy to me— much heavier than you would expect for an alloy piece. Yes, this was being critical in the extreme. In the trade we all do this, a wee bit of the "we're in the biz, you're not gonna fool us" among the car geeks, and especially at Monterey. At the end of the day, however this car was magnificently , detailed under the hood and stacks of cash must have been spent on it during the restoration. I'll assume it's mechanically perfect. Overall, this 275 GTS is probably 100 percent better screwed together now than when it left the black gates of Maranello. Still, we're no/judging value on 1966 terms. This kind of money for a car with less-than-perfect door fit and a trunk lid that is heavier than spec seems a bit steep to me. But the market is railing and there are only 200 of these cars in our known universe. Details can be lost on a crowd at a fever pitch auction, especially if two well-heeled folks just simply want the car In reality, I think you could buy a similar example on the open market for about 10 percent less. But I say that every year about Ferraris that sell at Monterey; last year it was the 330 GTC (S/N 11517) that Christie's sold for $156,000 when all us smart guys pegged it as a $125,000 car The folks coming to Monterey have the money to buy now, and own now, and they don't mind paying a premium for it. But the real point here isn't whether the deal was good or not, and in fact it was good enough. Even though this car was a multiple-award winner at prestigious events, it still was less than perfect. So when you're evaluating a car once again, you need to do your own laying of hands, your own evaluation with your own eyes, so that you are completely comfortable that what you think you are bidding on is exactly what you are getting. (Historical and descriptive information courtesy of the auction company.). America's Oldest Ferrari Dealership November 2004  29


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Sheehan Speaks Michael Sheehan Rising Tides: TRs, P-car s and 250 GTOs User value, not rarity or aesthetics is most sought after in today's market 1958 250 TR Scaglietti Spyder: Huge appreciation, compared to 89. T he crazy days of the 1989 Ferrari market have now become a part of collector lore. But rather than just shrugging off the "outof-control" prices as a 15-year-old relic of the go-go '80s, let's revisit this era and ask an important question: Were the prices back then really that high? FLASHBACK Let me put the late '80s and the price spikes that hit the Ferrari market into context. In June of 1989, I sold 250 TR (S/N 0732 TR) to a wellknown Swiss collector for $3,750,000. As prices continued to escalate through 1989, another 250 TR (S/N 0722 TR) was sold to an American collector for $4,750,000. (It is worth noting that both collectors still own both cars, so obviously neither were speculators.) While these prices were considered staggeringly high at the time, jump forward to May 2004, and a 250 TR (S/N 0704 TR) sold for the hold-your-breath price of E12,000,000—or $14,500,000. Just to confirm that this was not an isolated incident, in June 2004, the 1960 Le Mans-winning 250 TR (S/N 0774 TR) sold to an American collector for $12,800,000. Let me do the math for you: These are 300-plus-percent price increases over those 1989 highs (and yes, both cars sold to end-users). Maybe 1989 isn't looking so crazy after all. "P" IS FOR PROBLEMS If 250 TRs prove that not everyone who bought multi-million-dollar Ferraris in the late '80s wound up losing their shirt, the "P" cars teach us another lesson. Several of these cars sold for much more than TRs at the time—I sold 330 P3/4 (S/N 0854) to a Japanese collector in September of 1989 for $10,500,000. Yet in June of this year, I sold the sister car, 330 P 3/4 (S/N 0850) for "only" $5,000,000. So why didn't these sports prototypes (including 250 Ps, 275/330 Ps, 330 Ps, P4s, a one-off 206 SP, and a one-off 166 SP) follow the TRs into the stratosphere? Well, it isn't an issue of rarity. Though TRs are truly few and far between, with 34 built and only 32 existing today, even fewer—just 21—"P" cars were built in the 1960s and only 18 survive. 30  1967 330P4 Drogo Spyder: Hasn't held its value. LAND OF THE RISING PRICES Looking back, the ultra high-end buyers in the late 1980s were predominantly Japanese, most of whom had little or no real vintage racing experience. Truth be told, these guys were shelling out big cash for cars they had literally only seen in picture books. They bought the beautiful lines of the 330 P 3/4 because the car was stunningly good looking and seemed very mechanically sophisticated and exotic, as opposed to something as simple as a 250 TR. Furthermore, for the most part the Japanese shunned the 250 TRs because they are open cars. There is a long-standing cultural tradition of not buying open cars in Japan, both because of the frequent rain and because of social taboos. Being seen in an open car could be considered an ostentatious display of wealth and self-indulgence. Further, there is a cultural notion in Japan that being exposed to the sun is just plain bad for you. Today's massive market shift is actually easy to understand when you realize that today's buyers are European and Americans, most of whom actively use and race their cars. While a 250 TR is eligible for literally every event on the planet, from the Mille Miglia to the Colorado Grand to the lawn at Pebble Beach, a "P" car is a completely different matter. CHECKERED FLAGS Because they are all mid-to-late 1960s cars, "P" cars are not eligible for most vintage touring events. Since so few were built and even fewer are raced, in a multi-marque event 330 P 3/4s have to race against cars such as the big block GT40 Fords and Lola-Chevys, some of which put out 600 hp, making the 330 P 3/4 a mid-pack runner at best. In an allFerrari race the "P" cars are lumped in with the faster 512S and 512Ms and the 612 and 712 Can-Am cars, where they are again mid-pack runners. Male egos being what they are, no one likes to spend multiples of millions to watch themselves being lapped time after time. On the track, in their class, 250 TRs are actually competitive, running near the front in multi-marque races and at the front in Ferrarionly races. Better yet, 250 TRs are robust, they don't break, parts are very available and a TR is a very forgiving car to drive, giving the driver lots of feedback, and making many a bad driver look good. Sports Car Marker


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"P" cars aren't as robust as the TRs, and parts are almost unobtanium. Considering that the "P" cars are both very fast and give little feedback until past the point of no return, even good drivers tend to look both busy and nervous and bad drivers face a redefining experience for the word "expensive." SO WHAT ABOUT THE GTO? The ultimate Ferrari supercar has always been the 250 GTO, which was fittingly the car sought after by Japanese collectors back in the late '80s. I sold 250 GTO (S/N 3909 GT) to Japan in November of 1989 for $13,837,500, then a world-record price for a Ferrari. Only four years later, at the bottom of that decade's economic cycle in September 1994, the same 250 GTO sold to an end-user in England for a "mere" $3,500,000, a staggering loss for its former owner. The value today? Surely much closer to the $13.8m of '89. The 250 GTO was obviously fully valued as the top dog in the Ferrari world then and has kept that status, though now sharing it with the best of the 250 TRs. The reasons for the GTO's resurgence are similar to that of the TR: 250 GTOs don't break, parts are readily available, GTOs can be used on both street and track, and a 250 GTO is a forgiving car to drive. SHIFTING VALUES All of these changes in prices reflect several things that are important to the market. First, how many ways they can be used has become as, if not more, important than rarity or aesthetics in today's market. Second, the serious money is being paid by end users, not speculators. Third, reliability and ease of maintenance and repair are a big deal. No matter how rich you are, when you're sitting by the side of the road with your broken car, you're still just a rich guy but with a broken car. And now 1963 250 GTO, still the top dog. If you're not quite able to play in this rarified air of eight-digit values, remember that while the cream always rises to the top, the tide eventually raises all ships that share similar attributes, even if on a lesser scale. ("Share" is the key here, and explains why the serial-produced, dated-looking, relatively-expensive-to-maintain, late-model Testarossa will never increase in value.) We're seeing the rapid value increases in lesser cars like an alloy-body 275 GTB (S/N 8891), which I sold for $195,000 in December 1999. Since restored, it made $579,500 at Christie's Monterey sale this year. Similarly, I sold 500 TR (S/N 620 MDTR) to Japan in June of 1993 for $630,000, yet the very same car went for $1,327,500 at the same Christie's auction. you're not going anywhere. (All of the preceding applies to all collector cars, not just multi-million dollar Ferraris.) Both of these cars are user-friendly, attractive, and relatively rare—all factors that have contributed to their value increase. For the ultra-exotics that fit these categories, the legendary prices of 1989 are no longer a thing of the past.• coAni 800 999 5563 ©2004 zymol Enterprises, Inc. November 2004  31


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English Profile 1962 Jaguar XKE SI 3.8 Convertible Raise the bonnet and you are treated to one of the most beautiful engine layouts in sports car motoring. As Sir William Lyons was rumored to have said, "It costs no more to make it pretty" by Mark Jones DETAILS Years produced: 1961-1964 Number produced: 7,669, including coupes Original list price: $3,450 SCM Price Guide: $35,000-$55,000 Tune-up/major service: $750 Distributor cap: $45 Chassis #: stamped on top of frame rail to right of header tank. Engine #: right side of block on oil filter head and on cylinder head forward of spark plug galley on vertical edge between cam covers Club: Jaguar Clubs of North America, 1000 Glenbrook Rd., Anchorage, KY 40223 Web site: www.jcna.com Alternatives: 1963-1967 Corvette Sting Ray small-block convertible, 1962-1964 Austin-Healey BJ7 SCM Investment Grade: B Chassis number: 876687 T he E-type is one of those rare gifts to the automotive world, the result of a passionate team with a clear focus. William Lyons, founder and president of Jaguar, had a keen eye for style and a sense of taste that became the cornerstone of Jaguar. In 1950, he employed Malcolm Sayer, a brilliant mathematician and engineer with an intrinsic passion for automobiles, to shape the sensuous body of the E-type. Taking what it had learned on the track with the D-type and applying it to its new model, Jaguar's new E-type featured a monocoque passenger compartment and tail section, a tube-framed engine bay, and a tilting bonnet. With its well-appointed interior, civilized 3.8-liter six-cylinder engine, and a compliant suspension, the E-type was an ideal two-place sports car. The desirable early roadster described here was purchased out of a private European collection. Well-maintained and kept in a climate controlled environment, it is in very good overall condition. A recent service saw detail given to the synchronized gearbox and brake system. This major tune-up included a rebuild of the brakes, carburetor and cooling system, and replacement of all fluids. In addition, the seats have been upgraded for comfort. Finished in classic maroon with Biscuit interior and chrome wire wheels, this E-type has enjoyed careful maintenance and loving care, and should reward its new owner with excellent performance and timeless good looks. The SCM analysis: This car sold for $80,300, including buyer 's premium, at the RM Monterey auction held on Aug 13-14, 2004. You can expect auction catalogs to delve into hyperbole for most cars, but in the case of the Series 1 Jag XKE, most any plaudit is well deserved The E-type is one of the most recognized and envied automotive designs ever conceived, breathtaking when viewed from any angle, with a symphony of compound curves that still causes casual observers to drop jaw, point and stare. Raise the bonnet and you are treated to one of the most beautiful engine layouts in sports car motoring. As Sir William Lyons was rumored to have said, "It costs no more to make it pretty." That edict was well under- 32  stood and executed at the factory, as a properly prepared and detailed Series 1 engine features polished aluminum cam covers, manifolds, and SU carburetor dashpots. Early E-types are an absolute joy to drive, and at full throttle their DOHC inline sixes will send a shiver up your spine. Although now over four decades old, these are still quick and responsive cars, able to reach 60 mph in about 7 seconds. Beyond that speed, there's still ample power to lay you back in the seat when you pull out to pass that Winnebago. The four-wheel independent suspension system was effective enough in both handling and ride quality that Jaguar used it for more than 30 years. If there's a real drawback to the Etype, it might be that not everyone is going to find them comfortable, and it's in a potential owner 's best interest to discover whether his physical attributes 1961 Jaguar HE SI 3.8 convertible Lot #63,5/N 850035 Condition: 2+ Sold at $80,652 Christie's ; London, U.K.; 3/26/2001 SCM ID# 24029 1964 Jaguar XKE 51 3.8 convertible Lot #91,5/N 879756 Condition: 1 Sold at $81,400 RAI; Phoenix, AZ; 1/23/2004 SOA ID# 32440 are compatible with the cockpit. In other words, those who find Super Size Me offensive might have to look elsewhere. The wooden steering wheel is 16 inches wide and protrudes close to the body, though not nearly as severely as the "horn button in the chest" feeling of an XK 120. Early 3.8-liter "flat-floor" E-types are tight on legroom, and though Jaguar started building a version with deeper footwells in 1962 at chassis #876582, even this configuration requires a driver to have narrow feet or be shod in either driving shoes or thin loafers, due to the close clearance between brake and accelerator pedals. That said, a reasonably fit six-footer can clear the convertible top bows with a baseball cap on, stretch and relax the left leg at cruising speed, and Sports Car Market Photos: RM Auctions


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rest the right knee on the center console without much discomfort. I just returned from a 2,000-mile round trip to Monterey in a 1967 S1 roadster and experienced little fatigue, certainly aided by a user-friendly cockpit with easy-to-read gauges and attractive toggle switches for the various accessories. Things to investigate when considering an E-type are its correctness and originality. The cars that make the big money at auctions tend to be the ones still carrying the major bits they wore when leaving the factory at Browns Lane. The commission plate on the bulkhead of most vintage Jaguars dutifully lists the serial numbers of the body, engine, gearbox, etc., and it is an easy task to ensure these match what is presently with the car Far and away your biggest concern in evaluating condition is rust in the body and front frame rails. These details should be closely and carefully considered with knowledgeable eyes. (For a good object lesson, see "My Jagged Jag" in the March 2004 issue.) The monocoque is a series of enclosed raw metal box sections (read: water traps) that are immensely strong, but prone to corrosion unless the car is carefully cleaned and maintained from new. Improperly cared-for E-types will rot with impunity, as little or no consideration for longevity was given during their initial construction—what would you expect with a six-month, 6,000-mile warranty? At my restoration shop, we often see evidence of a popular "rust prevention" measure that was carried out in the U.K. and other rust-prone parts of the world in the '70s: Pulling back the interior panels and dumping motor oil or other concoctions inside the body cavities. While this might be just the ticket for making that '88 Taurus last until your kid gets out of law school, it's probably not what you want in a collector car A full, professional, and properly executed body and front frame restoration of the typical rusty and clapped-out E-type can easily account for half of your total restoration costs, which can reach sixfigures very quickly. The 3.8-liter E-types were equipped with the infamous non-synchro Moss gearbox and rigid, non-adjustable pan-style seats that so antagonized the American motoring public that vast improvements were made beginning with 4.2-liter production in 1964. It appears that the car pictured here has experienced a retrofit to the 4.2-liter 's full-synchro gearbox and later-style seats. While the gearbox upgrade would be welcome to all but the most ardent purist and probably a non-issue within Jaguar Clubs ofNorth America judging guidelines, the newer seats would certainly be considered a major flaw if the new owner was planning on entering the car into any strictly judged competition. Of course, if he's planning on driving his new car for any extended distances, he should be thanking the previous owner who switched the seats. The SCM Price Guide lists values for the XKE 3.8-liter convertible at $35,000-$55,000 for a #2 car, and our subject car appears to be a step up from that. A highly detailed, extremely clean example in immaculate condition, should this car be as fully fettled mechanically as it appears cosmetically, I would consider it fairly bought, even considering a bit of the typical Monterey fever In any event, I know I can't restore a ratty Etype for you for less than was paid here. (Historical and descriptive information courtesy of the auction company)• Handcrafted floor mats for fine automobiles 100% updated • Rubber backed • 13 Colors Custom Sizes • Factory Direct #11N "...Awesome Cocomats Dude..." D. LeJune, Austin, TX 2001 BMW M5 8O1 -461-3533 November 2004  www.cocomats.com 33


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Photos - Gooding & Company Alfa Romeo Profile 1957 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider Veloce The Giulietta Spider was indeed a delightful automobile, redefining the essence of Alfa Romeo as a beautiful, responsive and brilliant-driving open car by Donald Osborne DETAILS Years produced: 1956-1959 Number produced: 2,300 Original list price: $3,686 SCM Price Guide: $33,750-$45,000 Tune-up/major service: $275 Distributor cap: $18 Chassis #: engine compartment on firewall Engine #: stamped on boss, right side near distributor Club: Alfa Romeo Owners Club of America, 10 Raskin Road, Morristown, NJ 07960 Web site: www.aroc-usa.org Alternatives: 1955-1959 MGA roadster, 1955-1957 Triumph TR3 SCA1 Investment Grade: B COMPS Chassis number: 1495 02103 Engine number: 1315 30751 ntroduced in 1956, the Giulietta Spider Veloce featured hotter cams, higher compression and a pair of Weber dual-choke carburetors, which boosted output to 90 horsepower at 6,500 rpm—well more than one horsepower per cubic inch. Alfa's unit-body chassis also addressed the age-old problem of managing a live rear axle by incorporating alloy components to reduce weight and stabilizing axle location with trailing arms and a differential-mounted triangular trailing link. The Giulietta was one of the best-handling cars of the 1950s and so good that its basic design persisted in the Alfa Spider into the early 1990s. I Like most models the Giulietta "grew" during its history, eventually evolving into the 101 series in 1959, with a two-inch-longer wheelbase. Many aficionados, however, prefer the original 750 series and its 220-mm wheelbase for quick, precise handling. The longer wheelbase of the later Giuliettas and Giulias may give a more relaxed ride, but there is no substitute for a 750 series Giulietta Veloce's nearly telepathic reaction to its driver's input. The car on offer is an original Giulietta Spider Veloce with correct and matching numbers throughout. Restored some time ago, it is still in fresh condition and has recently been treated to several sympathetic performance modifications including new, stiffer Centerline coil springs, a thicker front stabilizer bar and period-correct Koni Classic Red shocks. Finished in white with correct black vinyl interior, the car has a black cloth convertible top in good condition. It comes with a factory tool roll, spare and jack. There is no radio, only a factory blanking plate, but the sound of the Alfa twin-cam four's assertive exhaust note through its dual Webers creates its own tunes which no radio can match. The SCM analysis: This car sold for $41,800, including buyer's premium, at the Gooding & Company auction held in Pebble Beach, CA, on August 15, 2004. The Giulietta will always be regarded as one of the most significant cars of the 20th century, not in the least because it saved Alfa Romeo after World War II. As a maker of expensive, limited-production high-performance touring and racing cars since the '20s, Alfa needed a new plan to survive in a changed, post-war economic environment. The first step was the introduction of the 1900, a unit-bodied sedan that spawned coachbuilt coupes and a convertible. But this was just a warm-up for Alfa's first real volume car, the 750 series Giulietta. 34  The main Giulietta model was always intended to be the berlina, or sedan, but when production was delayed the Sprint coupe wound up being introduced first. How this came to pass is a quintessentially Italian story, as the coupe was actually created as a prize for a lottery Ironically enough, this was being held by the Italian government—also Alfa's owner—for buyers who were on the waiting list for the belated sedan. The response to the Sprint coupe was so overwhelming that Alfa commissioned Pinin Farina and Bertone to design a Spider too. Pinin Farina won the contract with this simple and elegant design that immediately became an icon. The Giulietta Spider was indeed a delightful automobile, redefining the essence of Alfa Romeo as a beautiful, responsive and brilliant-driving open vtai, 11111 Mk ° 1959 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Veloce Lot #43, S/N 1493-06552 Condition: 2 Sold at 136,300 RM; Monterey, CA; 8/16/2002 SCM ID# 28857 1959 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Veloce Lot #194, S/N 1315-31510 Condition: 3 Sold at S24,000 RM; Monterey, CA; 8/16/2002 SCM ID# 28864 car This new, modern Alfa was also more comfortable and refined than its British competition (namely the MGA and Triumph TR3), featuring roll-up windows, a top that kept out most of the weather, and a fairly functional heater Alfa's attempt to try to control a live rear axle also paid dividends when compared to its contemporaries, but in reality, the better-balanced Sprint always offered superior handling to the Spider; which can surprise the unwary driver with a fair amount of axle hop in the middle of a turn. The major areas of concern for any prospective Giulietta owner are the condition of the rocker panel and rear suspension mounting points. Given the unit-body construction, major corrosion in these places can severely compromise the whole deal. This can be a big problem in a car that should be driven hard. Body panels, trim and interior pieces have become widely available, and should not present a problem for someone looking to restore one of Sports Car Market


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these models. While mechanical parts for the 750-series cars are harder to find than those for the later 101 series, growing interest in the earlier cars—and rising values—are causing many parts to become more readily available than in the past. Giuliettas came in both Normale and Veloce versions. While the added performance and personality of the Veloce models make them a must-have for some buyers, it is important to know that their more "nervous" character will not suit all drivers. These cars have a tendency to foul plugs V not driven enthusiastically, and their alloy sump can fail to heat the oil adequately under easy driving or cool weather conditions. These same traits do make the Veloces superb cars on vintage events, where their performance can be exploited to maximum advantage. Of course, if you're just looking for an antique to putter around town in, Normales sell for about half the price of Veloces. Be aware as well of the proliferation of "abnormales," standard Normales fitted with the Veloce's dual Weber carbs. There's more to a Veloce than its carbs, though few people will go to the trouble of replicating all the details so it's usually not too hard to pick out a clone. A proper and original Veloce will have a tachometer that reads from 2,000 to 8,000 rpm, rather than the 1,000 to 7,000 of the Normale. The Veloce speedometer goes to 140 mph, while the Normale's reads only to 120. Veloces have a chrome plug on the dashboard blanking the choke knob of the Normale, as the Veloce's Weber DCO3s do not have chokes. A fresh air scoop is welded into the grille opening on the driver's side of the Veloce, with two duct holes on the driver's inside fender, one leading to the air cleaner and the other to the passenger compartment. The Normale only has the one going to the passenger compartment. Finally, Veloces have a rubber stop mounted on a welded point on the driver 's-side frame rail, directly below the motor mount, to arrest the engine from moving under full acceleration. The car on offer here, a genuine Giulietta Spider Veloce, presents itself well. The restoration looks fresh, with good paint, panel fit and chrome. The interior is correct, with proper rubber floor mats and vinyl seat trim. The performance modifications show that the car has clearly been pre- MOW THE ULTIMATE METAL GARAGE CABINETS r- pared for driving, although the afiennarket Technomagnesio alloy wheels are somewhat jarring in appearance. Fortunately, the owners have chosen not to slam in a later-model five-speed gearbox, which destroys part of the original driving experience of the car, using the more primitive tunnelcase four-speed. Further; the five-speed modification also requires that the rear axle ratio be changed for the best performance, another alteration of the car's basic nature. As it sits, with a four-speed and the correct 4.1 rear axle, the car is a perfect mount for any of the 1,000-mile vintage rallies. Though on first glance $42k might seem like a lot for a Giulietta, this isn't just any Giulietta and the price paid here falls right in the middle of the $33,700-$45,000 SCM Price Guide range. 1956 and 1957 Veloces are valued at about 50 percent above the later models, simply because of their eligibility for the Mille Miglia and other such vintage events—something this '57 would be well suited for Well bought and well sold. (Historical and descriptive information courtesy of the auction company)• II DURABLE, MODULAR, FUNCTIONAL BALE) H EA.°. GARAGE ENHANCEMENT SYSTEMS BALDHEAD CABINET COMPANY, INC. 17290 Newhope Street • Fountain Valley, CA 92708 Telephone: 877.966,2253 • www.BaldheadCabinets.torn November 2004  35


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Photos: Christie 's Etceterini & Friends Profile 1974 Lamborghini LP400 Countach At the sub-$40,000 price, this car is cheap sculpture, a conversation piece in the garage, something fun for the kids so they can play "let's pretend we're Valentino Balboni" by Dave Kinney DETAILS Years produced: 1974-1976 Number produced: 149 Original list price: $52,000 SCM Price Guide: $70,000-$100,000 Tune-up/major services: $2,000 -$3,000 Distributor cap: $479.95 Chassis #: engine compartment, on the frame rail between the engine and trunk Engine #: between the cylinder heads Club: Lomborghini Club America, P.O. Box 649, Orinda, CA 94563 Web site: www.lamborghiniclub.com Alternatives: 1976-1981 Ferrari 5121311 Boxer, 1971-1980 Maserati Bora, 1990-1993 Lamborghini Diablo SCM Investment Grade: B COMPS Engine number: 1120004 O ffered for sale direct from the museum to which it was donated in 1999, this Lamborghini Countach is somewhat of a sad and confusing example that fell victim to the 1980s. Between 1980 and 1983, Bob Wallace Cars Inc., of Phoenix, AZ, was commissioned to carry out some extensive modifications, including fitting the engine with twin turbochargers and appropriate ancillaries to cope with the increased power output. In keeping with the engine number that is clearly stamped on the cylinder head, the paperwork file relates to the chassis also sharing this same number. As such, it would attribute the car to the first year of production, when it is reputed that just 23 examples were made. However, at the time of cataloging, we have been unable to locate the chassis number elsewhere on the vehicle. Condition of this car is such that we are regarding this Countach as a restoration project. While the engine has been run and we have no doubt that with some recommissioning the car could be used in current guise, it must be infinitely more attractive as an early LP400. Viewing both the car and its history file is deemed essential with this lot and buyers should be wholly satisfied with their own findings prior to the sale. The SCM analysis: This car sold for $39,950, including buyer's premium, at the Christie's Monterey auction held on Aug 12, 2004. For years, we have been hammering home our position on buying cars at auction: Buy the best you can and pass on the lesser cars that need help. Avoid projects, as they make little sense ffinished cars can be had for less than the cost of a restoration. Steer clear of cars that are "okay" except for the little problems like a salvage title, a custom gold crushed velvet interior, or other issues. By this reasoning, if the auction company itself found necessary such a series of disclaimers as above, if the best praise it could conjure for this Countach was "sad and confusing" (words you are unlikely to find 36  in another auction catalog for the rest of your days here on earth), you might expect us to suggest that prospective buyers run away from this car screaming. Indeed, when I inquired about the car with Christie's, I was told; "We're hoping to sell it to a Lamborghini specialist." Which translates to something like, "We hope like hell that no novice walks out of here with this one." But like Superman's Bizarr° World, where everything is backwards and Super himself is the bad guy, Jam now going to praise the contrarian's point of view. Indulge me for a minute, while I suggest that Everything You Know Is Wrong. This might have been the buy of the Monterey weekend, if the owner has a very clear perspective about why he bought this sad-sack car; and what his plans for it are. But before we address what the smart future decisions would be, first some traditional "long-term investment" blather To wit: Someone with a long-term view towards supercar ownership, someone who already has a few quills in his quiver someone who's not going to get emotionally involved in a train wreck of a car—someone like this can certainly justit, ownership of a cheap Countach. This shrewd buyer knows that early models, the so-called "periscope" cars (because of their rear viewing mechanism in the driver's cabin and cutout in the roof panel) are coming into their own among collectors, increasing in value by nearly 20 percent last year according to the SCM Price Guide. He knows that by buying this 1980 Lomborghini Countath S Lot #235, S/N 1121240 Condition: 1Sold at $62,422 Bonhams; Monaco; 5/26/2003 SCM ID# 31224 1998 Lomborghini Countoch Clone Lot #718, S/N M10469A1940091898 Condition: 2 Sold at $26,100 Barrett-Jackson, Scottsdale, AZ; 1/16/2003 SCM ID# 30089 Sports Car Market


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7 my fitting in the car; and that Countachs are about the perfect height for a boardroom table, perhaps I'd be better off putting one of these under glass in my office. It would definitely be a better conversation starter than that signed picture of me with Editor Martin and the SCM FIAT At the sub-$40,000 price, this car is cheap sculpture, a conversation piece in the garage, something fun for the kids so they can play "let's pretend we're Valentino Balboni," maybe even an aquarium on wheels if you could seal up the interior well enough so that your damsel fish could stay wet. All of the above uses would get you far more attention than driving a Countach, and cost you far less as well. The only downside to this Countach would be if its new owner heaven forbid, actually attempts to keep the car on the road or restore it. The plunge over Niagara Falls would seem mild compared to the fiscal immolation awaiting someone who actually wants to turn this Lambo back into a car car and putting it away in time-capsule storage, he might "sacrifice" the use of his car but will still benefit from its appreciation. Of course, he will also save considerable sums compared to the typical Countach owner, who only drives his car a few hundred miles a year yet still must deal with the expensive and extensive services like $10k clutch jobs. To a collector who not going to care that this thing will never leave the garage, there's simply not much of a sacrifice here, and one day, when these cars are worth enough to just) righting all of this car 's wrongs... Well, that's the theory, anyway. Okay, enough of that. Here's the real scoop on this car: Despite the extensive warnings that were thankfully and rightfully issued by Christie 's before this Lambo crossed the block, it managed to impress quite a few in attendance with more than just its low estimate of $30,000-$50,000. Yes, it was tacky, but it wasn't horrible. It didn't appear that dogs had ever lived in it, or that it was eleven cars cut up and glued together to make one. Yes, it garnered its share of critics —considerable discussion among auction-goers speculated that the car might be down on horsepower; or that the aftermarket twin turbos were not functioning. I even overheard one wag say the car would not make it up the ramp under its own power All of this speculation proved to be unfounded, and before its appearance on stage the car sat idling for at least 20 minutes with no visible expulsion offluids or setting fire to itself something that cannot often be said of supercars marked down to bargain basement prices. Obviously, seeing a car run and drive is a real plus. At this particular point in time, the best reason for owning a Lamborghini Countach is to mark it off of your list. For trophy hunters, the Countach is still a top prize, though this is hardly because of its usability. Had I bought this cheapie Countach, I would be lobbying right now to cut a hole in our living room wall so that I could just park it there and admire it. Given that convincing my wife on this point has an even slimmer chance than N ovem ber 2004  $350,000 $300.000 What the buyer received here was a highly modified Countach that is probably among the oldest still around. No, it's not a good example. But it is the real thing, bought for less than the turn-key cost of a Fiero-based replica. May the new owner view it as an entertaining piece of sculpture, and let the market rise so that in a decade or so, he is proven to be a wise contrarian, breaking all the rules by buying a fright pig at auction, and making money on it at the end of the day. (Historical and descriptive information courtesy of the auction company)• 20 Year Picture $250,000 $200,000 $150,000 $100,000 850,000 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 • v4P4■• •■■1.—  1974-1977 Lamborghini LP 400 Countach • Ifillikar se.1976-1980 Ferrari 512 Berlinetta Boxer 411111.11141 1973-1974 De Tomaso Pantera _ Prices are for cars in excellent condition. This information is provided courtesy of the Black Book and Cars of Particular Interest Value Guide. CPI is the guide most often used by credit unions to determine loan values of collectible domestic and imported cars. 888.760.2167, www.blackbookusa.com • 37


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German Profile 1970 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Convertible Not only will your collegiate daughter love it for its looks, but it certainly isn't powerful enough for her to get into too much trouble by B, Mitchell Carlson DETAILS Years produced: 1958-1974 Number produced: 80,897 Original list price: $2,725 SCM Valuation: $7,800-$13,000 Tune-up/major service: $110 Distributor cap: S8 Chassis it: on dashboard, visible from the windshield, also stomped on the forward lip of the battery opening under the rear seat Engine #: stamped unblock underneath generator Club: Vintage Volkswagen Club of America, 1441 Forest St., Springdale, AR 72764-1016 Web site: www.vvwca.com Alternatives: 1966-1979 Volkswagen Beetle convertible, 1962-1969 Chevrolet Corsair Monza convertible, 1990-2004 Mazda Miata SCM Investment Grade: C COMPS Chassis number: 1402755823 V olkswagen's popular Beetle spawned a number of other automobiles, creations like the Thing, Microbus, and most interesting of all, the Karmann Ghia. One of the most sought-after air-cooled convertibles ever built, even Car and Driver magazine went as far as to compare it to the ever-classic Porsche Speedster. Introduced in 1955, the beloved Karmann Ghia was an interesting German-Italian joint effort. The body was produced by Karmann under contract, but was designed by the famous Italian design firm Ghia. The car far surpassed its creator's expectations in both execution and commercial success. When production ceased at the Osnabruck plant in July 1974, 283,501 coupes and 80,897 convertibles had been produced. We are pleased to present this lovely and fully restored Karmann Ghia convertible, complete with a Sapphire push-button AM radio and stock steel wheels and hubcaps. The finish of the handsome green paint is excellent, while the tan interior, top and boot are all in excellent overall condition. The SCM analysis: This car sold for $12,650, including buyer's premium, at the RM Monterey auction held on Aug 13-14, 2004. To any of you who venerate the likes of Car and Driver, may 1 point out that indeed it did publish the aforementioned "comparo" in August 1972, pitting a new Karmann Ghia convertible against a 1956 Speedster At the time, it must have seemed like a good idea, doting over a new car in lieu of a 16-year-old used one, yet they still tripped over some of their own logic. Most damning is that while C&D measured the handling as equal (both cars achieved a lateral acceleration of 0.75 g), they flat-out admitted that the Karmann Ghia wallowed, due in no small amount to it being a much heavier car Therein lies the appeal of the Porsche—its amazing steering and light feeling, a minimalist performance car that offered respectable road-course performance right off the dealer 's lot. The best that can be said about a Karmann Ghia is that it's a stylish 38 street cruiser, something most often uttered by members of the fairer sex. A sports car, it is not. Quitefrankly, this was about as silly ofan apples-to-oranges comparison as pitting a Karmann Ghia against a new Volkswagen would be today. Porsche Speedsters and VW Karmann Ghias are just two entirely different cars that were built for entirely different markets. Even as collectibles, this rings true, as there's a Grand Canyon-sized difference in their current values. The best Speedsters are making six-digit prices, while very nice Karmann Ghias are extremely lucky to break $20k. So, we've established that a Karmann Ghia is far from a Porsche— but it certainly wasn 'tfar from a Beetle. 1969 Volkswagen Karmann Ohio convertible Lot #5477, S/N 149347307 Condition: 2 Sold at $14,580 Russo and Steele ; Phoenix, Al ; 1/23/2004 SCM ID# 32079 1968 Volkswagen Karmonn Ohio convertible Lot #148, S/N 148761043 Condition: 2 Sold at $13,125 McCormick ; Palm Springs, CA; 2/23/2002 SCM ID# 27167 While the bodies were fabricated and assembled by Karmann (read that as requiring a lot of hand fitting and seam filling, i.e. extra weight), they retained a stock VW powertrain. Anemic enough in the garden variety Beetle, this made the Karmann Ghia a garden slug. That on a per-model basis the cars weighed about 120 pounds more than Beetles didn't help. Only in later years, when the Beetle gained horsepower did the Ghia 's performance similarly improve. Even then it was slow, and the car has never appealed to the enthusiast crowd. Not to say that this is entirely bad Karmann Ghias have generally had caring owners who have saved them from the level of abuse that Beetles typically see: i.e., outfitted with Baja fenders and chrome accelerator pedals shaped like feet, or becoming Bradley GT-donors. For Sports Car Market


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those so inclined, both Jour- and six-cylinder Porsche powertrains can be made to work in a Karmann Ghia and some wackos have even stuffed Corvair mills in the tail. Perhaps the best way to damn the Karmann Ghia with faint praise is to say that not only will your collegiate daughter love it for its looks, but the suspension is relatively forgiving and the car certainly isn' 'powerful enough for her to get into too much trouble. Parts availability is in several ways better and less expensive than a late-model jellybean import, even for most of the difficult stuff like body, glass and trim. For mechanicals, remember, Volkswagen made something like 21 million Beetles. As I've said before, you have to be careful not to get hit by parts falling out of the sky. Karmann Ghias rode the New Beetle popularity wave with the real air-cooled Beetle in the late 1990s, but that trend has leveled off and pricing has been stable over the past few years. Though the SCM Price Guide does not yet list the Kartnann Ghia, we routinely see good examples trade in the low teens, with an occasional car poking its head above $20,000. The car pictured here was a well-executed restoration to stock condition, but not perfect. As such, it would make a good cruiser and nice local show car With a pre-auction estimate high of $30k, someone's bubble likely burst when the gavel fell on this no-reserve sale at just over $12,000. There are those who think they can drag a rusted-out Chevette across a Monterey auction block and still get $10,000 for it, so it is somewhat refreshing to see that not everyone falls prey to the "Red Mist of Monterey." Better yet, perhaps this buyer got the deal of the weekend. Though I imagine green would tend to go over better in Germany, it is generally considered a "bad" color for a convertible in North America. This particular hue is just too plain and dark to attract the typical teenybopper, quirky-car-fan that adores these Volkswagens, so when the time comes to sell, this car 's new owner may have to be patient. Still, for what this Karmann Ghia was—a later model car with a 1600-cc engine and thin bumpers in nice shape—the final bid wasn't a lot of money for a fun summer toy. Let 's just hope its new owner doesn't show up at any PCA events with the C&D comparo taped to his windshield, offering to autocross Speedsters for pink slips. (Historical and descriptive information courtesy of the auction company)• Antique Automobile Insurance Agency J.C. Taylor 1-888-ANTIQUE (1-888-268-4783) www.jctayloncorn November 2004  39


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Porsche Gesprach Jim Schrager Still a Porsche, After All These Years It may be hard to imagine that a 40-year-old 356 can be better at anything when compared to a newer one, especially when that newer one is a Porsche 993 t is hard to measure this stuff called integrity, whether looking at presidential candidates, businesses, or cars. But one of the techniques that seems useful is to calibrate the consistency of the message over long periods of time. For instance, while the full-size Mercedes has always had a similar look and feel from the '50s to the present, the Chevrolet Impala has gone from being an iconic classic in the '50s and '60s to a frumpy sedan that even Woody Allen would be ashamed to be seen driving. I Porsche 356 To while away the hours, it's not uncommon for Porsche guys to sit around and have the "old car vs. new car" dialogue. Are new Porsches always better? Well, not always. So let's do some exploring. To make this comparison, I reproduce here some notes I found on the Porsche 356 versus the 993 Porsche 911(1995-1998) at a popular Porsche e-mail list (www.356registry.org ). The author, Thomas Martinez, is a long-time Porsche owner with four 356s, one early 911, and a 993 in his stable. Keep in mind that his comparisons here are between models that are 40-plus years apart. Below are his thoughts. CAN A 356 BEAT A 993? Here are things my 356 does better than my 993: • Feels roomier and has much better front legroom. • Is arguably better looking. • Has a more compliant and comfortable ride. • Has a better driving position. • Is cheaper to maintain. • Has little to no snob factor. • Is cheaper to purchase (as a coupe). • Provides an outlet for my mechanical tendencies. • Is more exclusive. • Has a friendlier enthusiast group. OF COURSE A NEWER CAR IS BETTER Here are the things my 993 does better than my 356: • Has otherworldly acceleration. • Stops better. • Has a better radio. • Has less frequent maintenance intervals. • Has far better heating, ventilation and a/c. • Has no rust problem. • Would be much safer in a crash. • Has more powerful headlights. • Has better extra-legal-speed handling. • Is never mistaken for a Karmann Ghia. 356 OR 993, THEY'RE BOTH PORSCHES And here are ways the 356 and 993 are the same: • Get similar miles per gallon. • Have "kids-only" back seats. • Have engines hung way out back. • Have ergonomics with "character." 40  Porsche 993 • Sound great at high rpms. • Are a blast to drive on the tight twisties. • Are relatively loud inside the cabin. • Require expensive parts to repair. • Take the highest-octane gas I can find. • Burn more oil than many other cars. • Have that little puff of white smoke on start-up. • Have delicate hoods. (I never let anyone else close my hood.) SO WHICH ONE IS THE WINNER? The 356 is indeed a sweet car to drive and relatively easy to work on, with compliant handling and lots of room inside. The 993 shares many of those same traits, but is much faster, won't rust and has far better HVAC functions and radio. Many of the ways in which it might be viewed as deficient to the 356 are as a result of its age and the "many masters" that modem automobiles must serve, especially government regulations on many parts of the car. It may be hard to imagine that a 40-year-old car can be better at anything when compared to a newer one, especially when that newer one is a Porsche 993. But in Tom's opinion the 356 is worthy of a pretty good group of superlatives. I would have to agree. Yet the point is not so much that the 356 was such an amazing car for its time (which it was), but that so much of the genetic material of the 993 is clearly evolved from the earlier car. It is surprising—or perhaps shouldn't be—how so many things have changed for Porsche, yet so much still remains the same. I'm not sure how many other marques can claim this level of product consistency. UPDATE: VISIBLE AND INVISIBLE 959 MARKETS In our recent 959 profile, we commented on prices and action in the only visible 959 market that exists today, the market in Europe. There is a new market beginning however, and that is the market for properly federalized 959s in the U.S. While we haven't seen any of these U.S.spec 959s yet sell at auction, we can tell you that asking prices are about twice the European level, in other words, $350,000-$450,000. This is to cover the very expensive costs of conversion and certification. And think about it: What fun would it be to buy a 959 in Europe or Asia, and have it stuck in customs or a conversion shop for months or years, with no real guarantee that it will finally be certified? For someone who can afford a 959, the premium for a U.S.-legal car is surely worth it. We will certainly report on any U.S.-approved 959s that sell at auction, where we fully expect them to make far more than the European prices we have seen for the past several years.• Sports Car Market


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Photos: Gooding it Co American Profile 1935 Mormon Meteor Duesenberg SJ Speedster Prior to the auction, guesses as to its eventual selling price were rampant, and the result was a staggering achievement for a Duesenberg. by John Apen DETAILS Year produced: 1935 Number produced: 1 Original price: Ab Jenkins bought the car, plus spares, for S4,800 in February 1936. SCM Valuation: 54,000,000-$5,000,000 Tune-up/major service: $50,000-$100,000 Club: Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg Club, 536 McClean Ave., Staten Island, NY 10305-3644. Web site: www.acdclub.org Alternatives: 1907 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost AX201, 1927-1933 Bugatti Type 41 Royale, 1930-1931 8-Litre Bentley with original sporting coachwork SCM Investment Grade: A+ COMPS Engine number: J557 n an era of record-setters, Ab Jenkins and his Duesenberg Special surpassed them all. Racing on the Bonneville Salt Flats, he performed landmark miracles of speed and endurance. The Model J Duesenberg is the pinnacle of American automobiles of the classic era, a triumph of design, materials and construction. But only one such car is the most powerful, the fastest and the most recognized. It is the car on offer here, the Mormon Meteor. I During the 1920s, David Abbott Jenkins was a successful building contractor in Salt Lake City who loved to drive. He had set two crosscountry records before turning to closed-course runs at the Bonneville Salt Flats. His first record attempt there came in 1932 in a Pierce-Arrow V12, in which he drove 2,710 miles in 24 hours, an average speed of 112.92 mph. He later raised this mark to 127.229 mph in 1934, as Jenkins worked to bring other land-speed racers to Utah. Jenkins and Augie Duesenberg, the unassuming engineering genius behind earlier Duesenberg racing records, started to design the Duesenberg Special in May 1934 for competition the following year. Duesenberg body designer Herbert Newport was given the task of creating a streamlined body that was attractive, aerodynamic and readily adaptable. With a long tapered tail to reduce drag, the fenders (which were removed for record attempts) received teardrop fairings to smooth the airflow. The chassis used stock Model J suspension and driveline, except for a dropped front axle that lowered the nose for better stability at speed. Two engines were prepared, both modified stock supercharged SJ engines with special cams and a pair of huge Bendix-Stromberg carburetors installed on a "ram's horn" manifold. The result was 400 hp, up from the SJ's optimistically rated 320. It was enough to propel the car to a new record on August 31, 1935, pushing the 24-hour average speed to 135.47 mph. Soon, however, the British land-speed record contenders that Jenkins had lured to the flats eclipsed his feats with their aero-engined giants. Jenkins and Augie then adapted this chassis and body to a 1,750-ci Curtiss Conqueror V12, and the car set new records for the 1936 season. It was then that the car became known as "The Mormon Meteor." By 1938 its record-setting days were past, so Jenkins refitted the original Special engine and slightly modified the body by adding doors, a 42  rudimentary top and removing the head fairing. He and his son Marvin drove the Meteor around Utah some 20,000 miles before selling it in 1943. It passed through a number of owners, being acquired by the father of the present owner in 1959. The car was restored in 1962 to its 1937 road configuration in cream with red upholstery. It then won many CCCA, AACA, A-C-D Club first places. The car was cosmetically restored again in 1984, and has since run the Colorado Grand four times, been shown at Pebble Beach, and appeared at numerous other events. Aside from a few minor changes to make it more user friendly and reliable on tours, the Mormon Meteor as offered here remains as driven by Ab and Mary Jenkins following its Bonneville 1929 Mercedes-Benz SSK Lot #34,5/N 36246 Condition: 1 Sold at $3,329,087 Artcurial-Breist-Poulain In Fur; Paris, France; 2/1012003 SCAf ID# 30420 1939 Bugatti Type 57C Lot #69, S/N 57808 Condition: 1- RM; Amelia Island, FL; 3/10/2001 Sold at $1,760,000 SCM ID# 28006 record runs. Its history is unchallenged; its originality is exceptional. The last time it was sold, Eisenhower was in the White House, making this a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own the greatest Duesenberg ever built. The SCM analysis: The Mormon Meteor sold for $4,445,000 at Gooding & Company's Pebble Beach auction, on August 15, 2004. This was the highest price paid for any car at auction this year and the highest price ever paid at auction for a Duesenbeig. Rick Carey, a veteran of the auction scene, remarked, "I had a ride in this monster before the auction and it is one of the most memorable events of my automotive life. It is strong, it is loud, it is elemental. A big hammer built for a specific purpose." Bidding was spirited, with the price jumping in $200k and $300k increments all the way up to $4 million, when a phone bidder added a final $50,000 to prevail. There can be no dispute that the Mormon Meteor is a significant car, sold for a huge price. What is less clear is what to make of the sale. Prior Sports Car Market


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II .111111111P The secondfactor is bragging rights. A fresh restoration or car that has not been shown for decades is more desirable than a recent winner or a well-known car; for obvious reasons. Though the Mormon Meteor will always draw a crowd, it has already been extensively exhibited and participated in numerous events. ./ct?Rirl ■ ttli 4ioic Dricenberg and Harvey F1iestone to the auction, guesses as to its eventual selling price were rampant. Though Gooding did not publish a pre-sale estimate, many Classic Car Club members opined that the car would bring from $6 to $9 million. None that I talked to ventured estimates lower than $5 million. (However, other sources told me they would be surprised if the car topped $3 million. But then, that what the auction world is all about, isn't it? Establishing values where none have previously existed—ED.) However; no matter how you look at it, the price was a staggering achievement both for a first-time-out auction company and for a Duesenberg. But our question persists: Why $4.5m and not $3m or $9m? Three factors tend to determine the value of the "Old Masters" cars that trade for over a million dollars. Two would seem to be negatives for this car, while one could be highly positive—provided the car was not bought by a museum, as has been speculated. The first factor is the "generation effect," which is fairly simple: Collectors in their prime earning years—the ones that can afford a sevenfigure car—have little nostalgia for the great cars of the '30s. The typical Duesenberg- owner is old enough that estate planning rather than collecting is his overriding concern. This has meant that there is a steady supply of Duesenbergs coming on the market. In the case of the Mormon Meteor, this phenomenon might be offset by its widespread fame, but it's still of a different age and era. Most of the high rollers at current auctions were likely not born when this car was the fastest thing on four wheels. Jenkins showing off the tapered tail The third factor; ^-e that might actually favor this car; is that big money is gravitating to cars designed for use on the street but also usable on the track These are all the rage, as wealthy entrepreneurs do not aspire to collect concours trophies as much as collecting experiences, on vintage race tracks and in retrospective events on the roads and estates of Europe. If you look at the world of Ferraris, Jags, Astons and Bugattis that exceed $1m in value, these are overwhelmingly "vintage-eligible" cars. Over the past five years the Duesenberg market has seen "catalogbodied" convertible coupes in the $500k-$750k range, phaetons and convertible sedans making slightly less, with sedans and limousines as low as $250k-$300k Offour Duesenbergs to bring over a million in this time, two have been special-bodied roadsters, the ultimate luxury cars for the street or the concours stage. The highest price paid was for a Walker LaGrande roadster; which sold for $1,980,000 at RM Meadow Brook in 2001. (Originally restored in 1959, again in the 1970s, and apparently recently freshened, it won its class at this year Pebble Beach Concours) So if the "normal" market for outstanding street Model Js is in the $1m-$2m range, just over twice that for this ultimate race-ready car seems reasonable. When the Meteor shows up in the pre-war class at Laguna Seca next year to run against the 8-Liter Bentleys, or when it leaves the starting line in Brescia to participate in the Mille Miglia, for the buyer who had the $4.4 million to spend, it will seem a small price to pay for a truly one-of-a-kind experience. (Historical and descriptive information courtesy of the auction company.). November 2004  43


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Race Car Profile 1969 Chevron B16 Chevron B1 6s are just about the coolest, most beautiful, fastest little fantasy of a race car that you can get your hands on by Thor Thorson DETAILS Years produced: 1969-1970 Number produced: 23 Original price: approx. $10,000 SCM Valuation: $290,000-S325,000 Cost per hour to race: $1500 Distributor cap: $25 Chassis #: tag on frame at transaxle mount Engine #: right side of block Club: Sportscar Vintage Racing Association, 275 Dekalb Industrial Way, Decatur, GA 30030 Web site: www.svra.com Alternatives: Lola 1212, Chevron 819, Abarth 2000 SCM Investment Grade: A Chassis number: B I 6-71-36 0 nly 23 Chevron B16s were built and today they are universally praised by their drivers for handling, performance, and—most elusive of all—an exceptionally graceful design. Indeed, the Chevron B16 is among the most svelte and sleek automobiles ever produced, right up there with the Lola T70 and Ferrari 330 P3/4. Even more important to today's historic racers, however, the B16's benign handling and light weight, urged on by diminutive but powerful Cosworth fours, make them competitive with even tiber-motor Can-Am cars and FIA prototypes. A well-prepared and sensitively driven Chevron B16 will simply walk around turns on the inside of 7-liter McLarens and Lolas, and build up such an advantage off the corners that only the longest straights would allow those high-powered machines to catch up. The Chevron B16 pictured here was the prized possession of the late David Kopf, SVRA's driver of the year in 1991. Prepared to a high standard with upgraded Ford Sierra Cosworth YBM 2-liter Formula 2 engine, it was originally owned by Jo Siffert and is one of two Chevrons enthusiastically raced in vintage events by Kopf. This car has not been used in several years and is ready to be refreshed and race prepared. It includes both its present Cosworth YBM and a Cosworth BDG Formula 2 engine. Offered without reserve, this is a rare opportunity to experience the exhilaration and performance of an exceptional sports racing car, one that is beautiful, powerful, svelte, fast, and with an outstanding history. The SCM analysis: This car sold for $94,600, including buyer's commission, at the RAI Monterey auction held August 13, 2004. There is no doubt that Chevron B 1 6s are just about the coolest, most beautiful, fastest little fantasy of a race car that you can get your hands on. If you can find somebody who is willing to part with one and you've got the cash, they are worth every penny of the roughly $300,000 that you're going to have to pay to get a really good one. But before we start talking dollars, let's take a little deeper look at this much-loved, but short-lived marque. Chevron was founded by Derek Bennett, a fine driver himself as well as an excellent, intuitive engineer In his short career (he died in 1978 at age 44 in a hang gliding accident) he created a marque that still casts a long shadow across motor racing history. Bennett started out building "Clubmen" racers but quickly gave in to a desire to build a GT car The first "production" Chevron was the B8, a somewhat boxy 2-liter, mostly BMW-powered coupe that sold very well in the late '60s. But the emotional zenith of the marque was reached in 44  1969 with its successor, the B16. Having given up on being able to get enough horsepower out of the BMW 2002 engine, Bennett went to Cosworth, who agreed to stretch its Ford-based, 1600-cc FVA (Four Valve A) out to 1800 cc for his new car This Cosworth FVC (at the factory they joked that it stood for "Four Valve Chevron') made close to 250 hp, but the real draw of the B16 was its beautiful, tiny coupe design. Credit goes to Jim Clark, a stylist with Specialised Mouldings, the firm that built the bodies. The B16 was immediately competitive—Brian Redman won with it in its first time out—but it quickly became obvious that the car had a nasty case of rear end lift a problem that was solved by adding the distinctive "orange crate" spoilers on the back. Like many icons, the B16 was a short-lived model. Chevron built 23 B 16s in 1970, and though beautiful, COMPS 1969 McLaren M12 Can-Am Lot #49,5/N 60-07 Sold at $100,000 RM Auctions; Monterey, CA; 8/16/2002 SCM ID# 28887 1972 McLaren M8F CanAm Lot #47, S/N 06-72 Sold at $165,000 RM Auctions; Monterey, CA; 8/16/2002 SCM ID# 28886 they quickly proved too heavy, as substantially lighter open cars like the Lola 210/212 showed up. To stay competitive, Bennett created a B16 spyder, which was essentially a coupe chassis with a knockoff of a Porsche 908/3 body on it. A production version, called the B19, replaced the coupe in 1971. I've spent some time in a B19 and they are truly wonderful cars to drive, so stable and solid, and with so much stick that it can be disorienting to a traditional vintage driver Running through the esses at Seattle Raceway in a Chevron once, it dawned on me that I felt like I was playing a video game—that is, it seemed as i fI was sitting still and manipulating the visual scenery, rather than physically moving through it. Unnerving, but still a heck of a lot offun. As an astute SCMer, you're probably asking the big question by now: If these cars are so great that they fetch a quarter-million dollars, why did our subject car sell for so little? Simple: Its a bitsa. Spans Car Maria,:


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Like 1930s Alfas, Chevrons are notorious for having been "built from parts." While I have no doubt that the car pictured here is mechanically fine, marque experts tell me it likely that this chassis was written off some time ago, and now four known cars are laying claim to it. Is this the "real" one? Well, ff you read the catalog carefully, no in-period history is claimed Regardless, the engines supplied with the car are incorrect—both are too new—though in fairness, both Cosworths are frequently used and considered acceptable in most vintage racing circles. So, we've got a questionable chassis number with no known history and the wrong engine. How do we value it? If you've been reading my musings about race car values, and the difference between ones you'd collect and those that are just beat-the-heck-out-of-it cars, you might guess at my answer As this Chevron is clearly acceptable to both SVRA and HSR (with racing history in both), there are plenty ofAmerican venues to run it. It's undeniably fast, fun and beautiful. The buyer paid only about a third the price of a great B16 and he's going to have just as much fun as the guy in a perfect car So whatever problems there are with provenance have been solved by the price. This is a classic example of buying the experience without having to pay a collector premium for the history, and I call it well bought. (Historical and descriptive information courtesy of the auction company)• - Phone: 831.423.5704 Fax: 831.423.2239 email: canepa98@aol.com 4, -t &osmium as •eacimuu  yeeeannw PIT  "off' Ir 4 Ol•  - — • 1983 Lancia LC-2 Group C (Prototype) #LC-002 Built by Lancia with support from sister company  Ferrari. (Engine 3.0 Ferrari V8 TwinTurbo -850 BHP.) Lancia/Martini works car for '83=86 season including pole position for '83 Lefts, finished 811. fastest qualifier for LeMans in '85, finished 6th Wins at Spa, Imola, Kyalami - driven by Patrese, Alboreto, Wollek, Fab', DeCesaris, Heyer, Barilla, Nannini "100 point" ground up restoration, mechanicals to race specifications. P.0 A. 1985 Tyrrell Formula I #012/7 Purchased from private collection of Ken Tyrrell  Built for '85 season for Brundle and Stefan Bellof. Driven by Bellof at Estoril, Imola, Monaco, Montreal, Detroit, Spa, Nurburgring Recently completed 3,000 hour ground up restoration of exacting standards, including new newly built DFY Cosworth "short stroke" engine P 0 A November 2004 45


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CHRISTIE'S INTERNATIONAL MOTOR CARS The ex-Anna Mario Peduzzi/Gilberte Thirion 1956 1000km Paris, class-winning 1956 Ferrari 500 Testa Rossa    Coachwork by Scaglietti Sold for: $1,327,500 Property from the Harris Laskey Collection 1935 Pierce-Arrow Model 1245 Silver Arrow Sold for: $222,000 The ex-New York International Motor Show, Lee Majors 1953 MG TO Midget Four Seater Sports Coachwork by J.S. Inskip of New York Sold for: $111,625 Exceptional Results Selling 820/o for a total of $7million, our recent inaugural auction of Exceptional Motor Cars at the Monterey Jet Center on 12 August featured a strong selection of highlights which ranged from American Classics to European Race Cars. For information regarding forthcoming auctions in the United States or to discuss the appraisal of your collection, please contact one of the specialists listed below. Enquiries  mccall ach risties.com  Tel: +1 831 372 9311 Gordon McCall  Christopher Sanger csangerachristies.com  Tel: +1 212 636 2277  Vanessa Hill vhillachristies.com Tel: +1 830 775 4042 www.christies.com Christie's 360 N. Camden Drive Beverly Hills, CA 90210 A rare original race-helmet worn by the five-time World Championship Grand Prix driver, Juan Manuel Fangio. Sold for: $49,350 Catalogues + 1 800 395 6300


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Market Reports Overview " LOT 1935 Ouesenberg SJ Speedster CURRENT BID $ GOP £ c! IRO ANC 1. 1935 Duesenberg Si Speedster, $4,455,000, GC, p. 56 2. 1939 Bugatti Type 57C, S1,930,000, BB, p. 68 3. 1956 Ferrari 500 Testy Rosso, $1,327,500 Ch, p. 62 4. 2003 Ferrari Enzo, $1,265,000, RS, p. 86 GPST-T,9 5. 1961 Chaparral 1 race car, $1,111,000, RM, p.84 6. 1959 Ferrari 250 LVVB Cal. spyder, $1,052,500, Ch, p. 62 7. 1952 Ferrari 225 Sport spyder, $995,500, RM, p. 81 SALES THIS ISSUE Big success: Gooding and Company's inaugural auction. F rom the start of the Christie's auction at six p.m. on Thursday, through the end of the Gooding auction at 10 o'clock on Sunday night, 364 cars were hammered sold on the block during the Monterey weekend. More were sold later, but for our purposes, we'll stick to those where the deal was done right then and there. More than $48m was realized from the six auction companies and their seven sales. These numbers are especially impressive when you look at the 2003 results, where four auction companies held five auctions, selling 215 cars for a total of $22m. So if we assume that there were 76 hours of time between the first hammer and the last, the cars in Monterey sold at the rate of nearly $631,580 per hour during that period. Or, parsing it further, $10,626 per minute—which sounds like real money to me. All the auction companies posted good numbers, which bodes well for our hobby. Even better, there were few signs of the 1989-1991 Total Sales (in Millions) $18 $16 $14 $12 $10 $8 $6 irrational exuberance, when recently divorced orthodontists spent $150,000 above sticker for late-model Testarossas. While the prices made were generally on the high side, we always see that in Monterey. Those who have made the journey to the Peninsula come with wallets bulging and lines of credit secure; you don't see many people trying to barter food stamps for their bidder registration packets. SCM applauds the continued maturation of the collector car industry. Catalogs are getting better, and buyers and sellers are becoming more educated. Which means, in the end, that the deals that are done are better for everyone. With the momentum of August pushing it forward, the collector car world now turns its eyes towards the next mega-market indicator, Scottsdale in January. Last year Barrett-Jackson alone did $38.5m. Given that Monterey more than doubled, can there be any doubt that another record breaking month in the desert is in store?—ED.• BY THE NUMBERS 8. 1953 Ferrari 166/250 MM, $847,000, RM, p. 81 9. 1929 Duesenberg Model 1 convert., $787,500, GC, p. 55 10. 1947 Ferrari 166 Spyder Corso, 5777,500, Ch, p. 62 That's right Jay a $4 million Duesenberg. "Best Buys 1. 1969 Jaguar E-type roadster, S26,400, RS, p.85 2. 1975 Ferrari 308 GT4, S23,000, BB, p. 74 3. 1897 Goddeu Tandem, S33,000, GC, p. 54 4.1934 Lagonda M4517, S88,125, Ch, p.60 5. 1948 MG TC, S32,400, KI, p. 91 $26k 1969 Jaguar E-type roadster iNSide Gooding and Co., Pebble Beach, CA (GC)  p. 49 Christie's, Monterey, CA (Ch)  p. 60 $2 RM Chnsties  Bonhams Russo & Steele  2004 Monterey Total Sales SCM 1 - 6 Scale  111 .. 01  :1 ' II'  1. National concours standard/perfect • V'  n.    V •  1111  I  Ili  ii 3: Average daily driver in decent condition  . 11,1  •  I  • 1111 •I  I  5: A nasty beast that runs but has many problems I.  I .  III I  I. Kruse  Gooding Bonhams and Butterfields, Carmel, CA (BB)  p. 66 RM Auctions, Monterey, CA, (RM)  Russo and Steele, Monterey, CA (RS)  Kruse International, Seaside, CA (KI)  p. 76 p. 85 p. 90


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Gooding & Company Pebble Beach, CA GOODING & COMPANY Gooding & Company Pebble Beach, CA August 15, 2004 Auctioneer:  Number of lots: Number of lots sold: Sales rate:   Charlie Ross 58 44 76% Sales total: $12,151,600 High sale:  Premium:10% (included in prices of sold lots) Report by Dave Kinney (3 augural event during the week of Monterey festivities, taking over the Sunday evening time slot after the 2004 Pebble Beach Concours d' Elegance. Even though this was the first effort for the new auction company, it is difficult to describe it as the new kid on the block. President David Gooding is an old hand at the auction biz, with a resume that includes stints at both Christie's and RM. Even now,! would be surprised if his ear-to-ear smiles have ceased. With a sales total of $12,151,600, what a first event it was: 44 out of 58 lots were sold, for a 76-percent sales rate. ooding & Company held its in- LOT 3/, I Yi5 vuesenberg Si Speedster, sold at $4,455,000 There was plenty to keep the audience entertained throughout the sale. Gooding produced an informative, useful and nicelyprinted catalog, with bullet-pointed information and pertinent comments about each car highlighted next to full color photos. It was positively commented on throughout the weekend. more than $270 per pound. Gooding's auctioneer, Charlie Ross, is a new face to the U.S. auction scene; however, he is regularly seen on Flog It, BBC TV's take on Antiques Roadshow. Ross was entertaining—informing bidders waving to friends that they just might have purchased a $250,000 automobile by mistake—while still controlling the floor by not taking bids in odd amounts. With him, there was no splitting a $1,000 bid into $500 increments, which kept the auction going at a rapid pace. While Gooding's sale didn't have the highest sales total or the best sales percentage of the Monterey auctions, for its first time out of the box the results were nothing short of astounding, capturing its full share of the Monterey magic that rained down on all the auction venues this year. There's been no announcement to date of Gooding's next sale, but it would be a shame to have to wait until next year's Pebble Beach Concours.—D.K. ENGLISH The "new" event was scheduled in the time that had previously belonged to Christie's, and those familiar with the setup at Pebble Beach could easily find the location at the Equestrian Center, a ten-minute walk from the Concours. The tent had plenty of space for spectators as well as ample food and beverage service. The cars, however, were the stars of the show. #70-1931 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM II convertible. S/N AJS217. Eng. #Y45M. Cream/brown fenders/tan leather. Odo: 27,003 miles. Was a Brewster-bodied Keswick town car, rebodied by Inskip in the mid 1930s. Comes with radio, full tools, 2 spare tires. Older restoration, excellent paintwork, good bottom bolster—not taut. Overall a handsome motorcar. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $231,000. A very handsome and, to my eye, well-proportioned car I was a little surprised that the car was sold for under the estimate of $250,000. The market remains soft for many of the prewar Rolls cars. When it picks up, this car will be among the first to jump. #66-1935 RILEY SPRITE roadster. S/N S26S3753. Burgundy/tan leather. RHD. Odo: 130 miles. 70-hp, 1500-cc 14. ENV pre-selective planetary transmission. Very good paint, excellent chrome. Good glass and rubber gaskets. Very good panel fit. Painted wires might be too drab for the American eye. Beautiful engine. Dash offset by eight Jaeger gauges. Slight The high sale was none other than the Mormon Meteor, a 1935 Duesenberg SJ Speedster famed for setting multiple landspeed records with Ab Jenkins behind its wheel. It changed hands for $4,455,000. Not everything here was as pricey—a 1915 Ford Model T Touring sold for a market appropriate $8,800, while a very attractive 1957 Alfa Romeo Guilietta Spider Veloce went to a new home at $41,800. wear to seats. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $137,500. Until 1938, Riley was an independent maker of race-proven 4- and 6-cyl cars. Only 4 of the 50 Sprites built had the planetary transmission, in which gearbands are selected by a floor-mounted pedal. A very handsome car from every angle. Well restored. My best guess, given that so few ever change hands, is this car was correctly bought. That's one of the nice things about an auction sale—it shows what at least two people thought a car was worth on a certain date. A brand-new 2004 Limited Edition Centenary Rolls-Royce Phantom, one of just 35 built, was hammered sold for $385,000, while the oldest car in the sale, a circa-1897 Goddeu Tandem, made $33,000. Some of the big dollar cars included a 1929 Duesenberg Model J Murphy Roadster sold at $787,500 and a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing that found a new home for $418,000. Weighing in at just 1,573 pounds, a stunning 1955 OSCA MT4 Spider Morelli sold for $429,000, a bit 48  chrome. Top is stained and shows age. Interior is nice but without flair. Weak carpets. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $175,000. Any way you look at it, it's a rebody, even if the Inskip body is no doubt much more handsome than the original town car. Well documented. Said to have been well maintained its entire existence. The high bid should have been plenty enough to take this car home, even with the low estimate at $200k. #44-1933 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM II CONTINENTAL sedanca. S/N 32PY. Eng. #PW35. Dark blue/grey leather. RHD. Odo: 1,137 miles. 4-sp. Extremely high quality restoration. Some age-related wear, problems at metal seams. Very good paint, excellent chrome. Very nice leather, some fit issues to #22-1936 AC 2-LITRE doctor's coupe. S/N L492. Eng. #UMB445. Black/black leather. RHD. Odo: 15,960 miles. Triple SU carbs, 4-sp. Miles documented as original by seller. Paintwork shows major patina, brightwork is good, not perfect. Original-appearing interior is serviceable but patinated. Cond: 3-. NOT Sports Car Market


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Gooding & Company Pebble Beach, CA SOLD AT $40,000. Despite the catalog's attempt to link the design of this coupe with those done on Bentley and Bugatti chassis, this attractive coupe will always remain a light-six AC-engine car and not a racing-inspired thoroughbred. Perhaps the best market for this car remains in the UK., not in the US. #65-1952 JAGUAR XK 120 roadster. S/N 672753. Eng. #W57628. Silver/red leather. Odo: 42,586 miles. 4-sp. Good paint, good gaps. Excellent chrome. Interior is good, but leather to seats is bunched to seat tops, could have been better fitted. Excellent carpets. This car had some nice goodies that always help in price, including a full toolkit, owner 's manual, and correct jack #20-1955 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER WRAITH limousine. S/N LDLW166. Silver Blue/Dawn Blue/blue leather. Odo: 29,612 miles. Factory rear-mounted a/c. P-100 Lucas #28-1959 JAGUAR XK 150S roadster. S/N S830398. Eng. #1020-9. British Racing Green/tan leather. Odo: 762 miles. 3.4-liter 16, triple SU carbs, 4-sp. Good to very good paint, some waves in slab sides of the car. Chrome was poorly done in places, pitting at the rear Gauges good, but numerals in odometer should have been cleaned with a full restoration. Nice, but misses the mark by a bit. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $75,900. I agree with the high bid here— that's the top of the mark for this car in this condition, but $ 100k plus for one with all the little things taken care of wouldn't surprise me. headlights, export bumper overriders. Delivered new to New York City. Divider window, leather to front and rear compartments is unusual for a limo. Older paint shows some wear. Chrome ranges from excellent to fair. Interior shows wear to leather, equally in driver's compartment and passenger compartment. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $50,600. One of 639 long-wheelbase Silver Wraiths. Miles are said to be correct, original. With a/c, left drive, and an original US delivery car, I'll tend to overlook some of the cosmetic flaws here. Not a lot of up side, but certainly a car any Rolls-Royce owner would be proud to have and show HERITAGE CLAS MOT6FICAR COMPANY 8980 SCNTA NIANICA BOULEVAREt BEVE4ILY HILLS, CALIFORNIA 900 Phone: 310-6 99 'Fax: 310-657-9698 17!, bumper. Final plating missing on front bumper's new chrome. Interior is as-new, fit is not as good as I have seen before, just so-so quality. Hard to fix now that it's been done. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $121,000. The S models were factory fitted with overdrive and three SU HD8 carburetors boosting horsepower from the stock 210 to 250. Had the restoration on this car been to a high quality, the price achieved would have been market-top, but justified. With the quality and fit-and-finish problems displayed, this result was more than I would have expected. True 150S models (as opposed to fakes) trade in a thin market; perhaps the market has jumped, but I'm not aware of it. 1957 JAGUAR RR 140 MC OTS ROADSTER, COTSWOLD BLUE WM LIGHT BUIE LEATHER, GORGEOUS FRAME OFF RESTORATION OF A RUST FREE, MATCHING NUMBERS, SPECIAL EQUIPMENT, CAUFORNIA CAR, (-TYPE HEAD, CHROME WIRE WHEELS, FRI WEATHER EOUIPMENT, TOOLS, RUNS & DRIVES SUPERBLY 970,500 1963 REAM 250 GU, SILVER WITH DARK BLUE LEATHER INTERIOR VERY ORIGINAL CALIFORNIA CAR, ONE OWNER SINCE 1979, REBUILT ENGINE, NEW CLUTCH & BRAKES, WORKING OVERDRIVE, POUSHED BORRAIIIS, GREAT DRIVING EXAMPLE OF FERRARI'S PRETTIEST 2 +2 $69,900 1970 MASI:RAT! GHIBU SPIDER, SILVER WITH BLACK LEATHERS NEW EACK CANVAS SOFT TOP, STUNNING 29,000 MILE EXTORT SPIDER,. ONE OF 125 eua TOY ONLY 7 SUPPLIED MTH A FACTORY HARDTOP, ENGINE RENEE) AND BORED TO 4.905 SPECIFICATIONS, FULLY RESTORED IN 1990 AND COSMETICALLY FRESHENED IN 2000, FIVE-SPEED TRANSMISSION, POWER STEERING, FACTORY wc, STAINLESS EXHAUST, BOOKS & RECORDS, EXCELLENT CONDITION THROUGHOUT 5134,500 1947 CNINSLER TOWN & COUNTRY commas, DESERT SAND WITH MATCHING PNO TONE INTERIOR VERY ORIGINAL CAR WITH UGHT COSMETIC RESTORATION, 323 min. STRMGHT EIGHT CYLINDER 'SPITFIRE' ENGINE WITH FLUID DRIVE TRANSMISSION. RUNS & DRIVES VERY WELL 084,500 1965 ROLLS-ROYa SILVER CLOUD 111 MUWNER, PARK WARD 'CHINESE EYE MENTAL DROPHEAD COUPE, CHASSIS NUMBER LSHS323C, BLACK WITH BLACK LEATHER INTERIOR SHOELACE EVERFLFX TOP, THE UST OF THE TRULY COACHBUILT ROSS-ROYCE CONVERTIBLES, ONE OF ONLY FORTY NINE LIFT HAND DRIVE CARS BUILT, THIS IS AN EXTREMELY NICELY RESTORED IYAMPLE OF THIS VERY WE & HIGHLY DESIRABLE CAR, AIR CONDMONING, BUILD SHEETS & RECORDS, EXCELLENT THROUGHOUT. $128,500 1962 PORSCHE 356 CARRERA 2 COUPE, SILVER WITH BM LEATHER, PHENOMENALLY ORIGINAL MATCHING NUMBERS a STORED IN PRIVATE MUSEUM FOR THE LAST TWENTY FIVE YEARS, GORGEOUS ORIGINAL INTERIOR WITH WOOD RIMMED STEERING WHEEL & PHILIPS RADIO, ORIGINAL TOOL ROLLS HANDBOOPS, FACTORY GAS HEATER100LITRE FUEL TANK  $128,500 1961 MASEIMTI 350013T, SRVER WITH RED LEATHER, LOVELY, MACK PLATE CALIFORNIA FROM NEW TRAMPLE OF THIS STUNNING TOURING DESIGNED ALLOY BODIEO CAR 06,000 MILES, ORIGINAL RADIO, BOOKS & RECORDS, RUNS & DRIVES BEAUTIFULLY  556,500 1956ACAa ROADSTER, RED WITH BLACK LEATHER, GORGEOUS CAUFORNIA CAR, RECENTLY REBUILT ENGINE, RILL WEATHER EQUIPMENT, MANY RECEIPTS, RUNS & DRIVES BEAUTIFULLY, SIMPLY DEUGHTFUL 579,500 1965 JAGUAR 5.1594 SERIE I ROADS  SILVER WIDI RED LEATHER. 13(fREMELY ORIGINAL MATOONG NUMBERS 4.2 LITRE ENGINED CAR MTH 4STONE) TRANSMISSION, 61,M0 MILES, LOVELY ORIGINAL. INTERIOR. REPAINTED ONCE, TRIPLE S.U. CARBURETTO,PS, EXCELLENT °MINOR IHROUGHOUT 567,500 1954 MG TF 1500, BIACKWITH RED LEATHER INTERIOR, BLACKCANVASTOP AND SIDECURTAINS,BEAUHFULLYRESTOREDCAUFORNIACARCONVERTEDTORIGHTHAND DRIVE CHROME WIRE WHEELS, HERITAGE CERTIFICATE, E(CHLENT THROUGHOUT $2000 1974 JAGUAR E•TYPE SERIES III V.I 2 ROADSTER BRITISH RAONG GREEN WITH IAN LEATHER & TOP, FULLY RESTORED VERY LATE PRODUCTION CAR, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION, FACTORY A/C, CONVERTED TO DESIREABLE EARLY CHROME BUMPERS, CHROME WIRE WHEELS, RUNS & DRIVES SUPERBLY $59,500 967 ASTON MARTIN DIN M161 COUPE, OXFORD BLUE MIFF MAGNOUA EATHER INTERIOR, EXCELLENT ONE OWNER BEVERLY HILLS CAR, GORGEOUS NEW FULL LEATHER INTERIOR WITH MATCHING CARPETS, WE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION, SLIDING STEEL SUNROOF, STRONG DRIVER I Nk/ Iry r i it a GA ie lc I is.s s _ tcifu November 2004 tia 49


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Gooding & Company Pebble Beach, CA #54-1962 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 MKII BT-7 convertible. SIN HBT7L15655. Eng. #29ER1JH2057. Silver Blue/blue. Odo: 137 miles. 2.9-liter 16, triple carbs, 4-sp. Heritage Trust Certificate. Very fresh restoration, appears to be quite correct. Excellent paint and Mon Dieu, it's that important to leave this car alone. #35-1921 FARMAN A6B SUPERSPORT torpedo. SN 428. Eng. #428. Silver/red leather. RHD. 385-ci OHC 16, 4-sp. '13' version good for nearly 80 hp, versus 40 for standard A6. Good but not great paintwork. Imperfect fit. Brightwork is very nice, good polish. Interior serviceable but not fresh. Some fade Christie's in 1998, shortly after Sinatra's death, for $178,500. Perhaps on its best day a $7,000 to $10,000 car without celebrity history. Let's call the value add somewhere around $50,000 for 01' Blue Eyes ownership. My way, indeed. #15-2004  chrome. All gaskets fresh. Very good gaps. Underhood exquisitely prepared. Interior is as new. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $42,900. Sold way below the enthusiastic estimate of $55,000 to $65,000, and I would call the sale a bargain. Yes, the 7-series don't generally bring the big bucks that the BJ8s do, but this was a very nice car Is the Healey bubble bursting? It is a limited market, and maybe all the guys who need perfect ones have bought one. Or maybe, as there were plenty for sale during the Monterey weekend, the big money got spent on those offered earlier in the weekend. We '11find out over the next year #40-1966 JAGUAR XKE roadster. S/N 1E11733. Eng. #7E11733. Silver Blue/black leather. Odo: 1,592 miles. 4-sp, triple SU carbs. Quite uneven paint, some prep problems evident. Dent in trunk lid. Most chrome is good, some has scratches. Interior looks good but not ROLLS-ROYCE CENTENARY PHANTOM sedan. S/N SCA I S68484U1XX07488. Curzon Dark Blue/ Smoke Grey. One of 35 built to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Rolls-Royce (and only 15 due to the U.S.). All profits from the sale go to the Pebble Beach Company Foundation. Includes a sterling silver Spirit of Ecstasy ornament. No external flaws—a brand-new car. Cond: 1, SOLD AT $385,000. For anyone shopping for a new Roller this one was driven across the stage with an enthusiastic Sir Stirling Moss in the passenger seat. Retails new at $351,500, including gas-guzzler tax, but you won't find them for that in the real world. Well bought. FRENCH #53-1907 PANHARD-LEVASSOR U2 TRANSFORMABLE town car. S/N 15206. Eng. #15206. Maroon/black fenders/maroon leather. RHD. A wonderful old monster. Nothing is perfect, yet nothing should be touched. Perhaps the owner should cover it in dirt and wait for it to become a barn find in 20 years. without flaws. Far from a flawless restoration. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $76,000. If the high bid was someone with a paddle and not one of the ceiling lights, I would have taken it and run. At this price, in this condition, you can have your choice of plenty of E-types in better condition. Had the restoration been top-quality, the aggressive estimate of $85k might have been possible. #38-1989 JAGUAR XJS coupe. SN SAJNA5849KC150201. British Racing Green/ tan leather. Odo: 11,161 miles. Frank Sinatra's Jag. Good paint, very good chrome. One scratch to windshield where a blade got loose. Rubber gaskets still good but might be ready to give soon. Lots of wear to driver's seat, carpets just fair. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $57,200. Sold by 50 Some cracking paint, older leather. Most wood appears good, some varnish needed. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $148,500. One happy old French car The Transformable part means that the roof section lifis off for semi-open driving. Very, very original. Anyone who attempts a restoration should be subject to the guillotine. Woodwork looks great. Dash is complete. Finish work not to highest level. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $320,000. The boattail GL (Grand Luxe) was created in the early '20s to compete with Hispano-Suiza. The GL's chassis alone cost $5,370—huge money then. This vehicle appeared in both Chariots of Fire and Brideshead Revisited. Despite being eligible for next year's Pebble Beach Concours, which features skiff-bodied automobiles, lackluster bidding prevented this now patinated boattail from finding a new home. Worth more. #29-1925 AMILCAR 4CGS convertible. SN 17225. Black/medium green. RHD. Odo: 66 miles. Beautiful paintwork, only one or two Sports Car Market to leather. Carpet has some soiling. One-off tourer ordered new by the Maharajah of Idar. Used for tiger hunting as well as transportation. Found in 1967 in the garage of the Maharajah of Bharatpur with just 10,802 km recorded. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $473,000. Farman Aviation Works produced nearly 12,000 military aircraft for France in WWI, then after the war the company turned to aircraft-inspired car designs. Be the only one on your block with the Maharajah's Farman, or anyone's Farman for that matter, as few are left. #32-1924 DELAGE GL SKILL TORPEDO convertible. S/N 15427. Eng. #54M. Metallic silver and tan wood/red leather. RHD. Odo: 50,802 kilometers. SOHC 6.0-liter 16, 4-sp. Very good to excellent skiff coachwork, with techniques and materials borrowed from boat construction. Finish shows light age wear.


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Gooding & Company Pebble Beach, CA and good wood. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $66,000. Fitted with Cotal pre-selective gearbox. I'm surprised that this car did not sell—it came quite close to the low end of the estimate. I agree that it 's worth more, but once transportation and fees are added, I don't see the seller getting a lot more any time soon. . SOLD AT $49,500. Amilcar 's success in 1100-cc-class racing established the sprightly little cars as light and economical yet sturdy, with good performance for the period. This car was said to have been the official New York show car from 1926. Really a no-harmdone price, just a tiny touch short of the low estimate. small dings. Non-original (but correct) 1076cc four-cylinder engine. Brightwork is very good, and there is not a lot of it there. Excellent interior—loosely fitted but looks good. Cond: 3 - #58-1929 AMILCAR CGS SUNBAISSE roadster. S/N SE4342PA. Dark blue/tan leather. RI-ID. 1097-cc 14. Paintwork to less than a show standard. Very good chrome and trim. Yellow wheels set off the coach colors well. Looks great from ten feet. Very nice interior. carpets and seats. Excellent leather, wood, carpets. Not fresh, but not far off. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $220,000. There 's no glut of Delahayes and Delages, but it 's interesting to note that a lot of them have come on the market in the past six months. This car did not make its low reserve of $250k, though I would guess it was close enough that a deal will get done sooner rather than later GERMAN Cute, looks like a lot of fun. Was also listed with chassis number 14834. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $46,200. Bid price seems quite fair. This is a lot of little car for cheap money, ready for eventing or vintage rallies for the cost of a paint job on some of your co-eventors cars. #33-1937 DELAGE OLYMPIC coupe. S/N 51873. Eng. #51906. Burgundy/tan leather. RHD. Odo: 27,916 kilometers. 3.0-liter 16, 4-sp. Very smart older restoration. Excellent paint and brightwork. Some light scratching, obtain the status of universal acceptance as much as the veteran and vintage MercedesBenz cars of this era. This car has a wellknown history and has been owned by some of the most famous collectors in the past. Eligible for dozens of events, it would be a shame to re-restore this car unsympathetically. good glass. Rubber gaskets good but no longer fresh. Poor fit on the lower portion of both doors, big gaps to the bottom sections. Interior is very good with mild wear to leather November 2004  #43-1955 MERCEDES-BENZ 300 SLS roadster. S/N 84271981 181. Eng. #1989805500535. Silver Blue/medium blue. Odo: 6,483 kilometers. The first of three 300SLSs built in 1955. 4-sp. Nicely restored. Excellent paint and chrome. Good gaps, finish, and trim. 51 #72-1909 MERCEDES-BENZ 40/50 HP touring. S/N 7694. Eng. #10906. Red/saddle leather. RHD. Good brasswork, well polished and without dents. Paint is older, some scratches and shrinking but still holding on. Dirty and stained canvas top has seen better days. Leather is much older, patinated but presentable. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $660,000. Very few automobiles #64-1948 DELAHAYE 135M cabriolet. S/N 800692. Eng. #800692. Green/tan/ tan leather. RHD. Odo: 26,108 kilometers. Triple Solex carbs. Excellent paint—two-tone is attractive and works here. Excellent chrome shows very well. Excellent interior. Nice green piping for Underhood is well finished, though it's hard to tell what is correct and what is not in a prototype. Very nice interior, good leather and carpets. Unusual dash. Wood-rimmed steering wheel. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $560,000. Was originally built as a 300SL coupe, used as the development car for the 300SL roadster frame, suspension, brakes, and body. All steel, including the doors (aluminum in production 300SLs). Extensively documented and an interesting piece of Mercedes history, first-inclass Pebble Beach winner in 1997. Lots of hand-formed parts that look similar to regular production parts. No hint as to what the owner is looking for—not surprising that it didn't sell at this level. #51-1956 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL gullwing. S/N 1980406500269. Eng. #1989806500283. Graphite grey/red leather. Odo: 33,562 miles. 4-sp. Miles said to be original. Excellent presentation. Paint nearly flawless, great glass, chrome, rubber gaskets. Interior shows some wear, doesn't match freshness of exterior. Underhood detailed, complete, and original. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $418,000. First titled in the US as a 1957, this was a common practice on imported cars as different states had different rules as to year of manufacture vs. sold date on import cars. Good and known history. Gullwings have been constantly climbing the past three years. This was the price for a concours car in 2001, now it gets you a #2. A little on the high side today, but not crazy. #36-1958 PORSCHE 356A speedster. S/N 84712. Red/black leather. Odo: 10,235 miles. Very good paint and brightwork. Gaps appear


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Gooding & Company Pebble Beach, CA quite good. Fresh rubber. More done than overdone, a good look. Looks like a good restoration with modest use. Interior well presented. Leather and carpets very good. Incorrect engine. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $81,400. Salesroom notice and announcement on the block clarified NOT a Super as stated in the catalogue. Expensive, but it appeared to be a very well turned-out example. #67-1960 MERCEDES-BENZ 220SE cabriolet. S/N 128030110031922. Eng. #12798311000136. Black/tan leather. Odo: 15,504 miles. 4-sp. Very good paint, straight sides and good gaps. Brightwork is excellent— nice fit and well polished. Loose rear badge is their car and doesn't want to wait to find the goodies, this one came fully loaded. It used to be Speedsters that brought the biggest money; good to see the later and more competent Cs catching up. A really top-of-market price, but not completely crazy as the 356 market for great cars continues to be strong. biggest sin. Excellent leather, very good carpets and wood. Very nice steering wheel looks recently and correctly restored. Very nice restoration, said to be a California car from new. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $57,200. High bid was plenty, but still below low end of the $70k estimate. Fair deal for buyer and seller #57-1962 PORSCHE 356B coupe. S/N 119930. Eng. #P608315. Black/black vinyl & leather. Odo: 20,233 miles. 1582-cc H4, twin Zenith carbs, 4-sp. Good paint. Chrome needs some help but is all there. Quite clean, shows Pullman limousine. S/N 10001412000603. Black/red leather. Odo: 36,833 miles. Oneowner car, from magazine publisher Robert Petersen. New air springs. Visibly quite solid, paintwork is serviceable but showing age. Good chrome. Glass (and there is lots of it) is excellent. Underhood looks as if it has never been detailed. Some wear to driver's compartment. #16 1968 MERCEDES-BENZ 600 - As nice as new. Cond: I. SOLD AT $154,000. One of only 1026 produced. Just six built with this color combination. Before you try and flog your rusty high-miles example of a '69 280SE 3.5 convertible, keep in mind that this top-ofmarket price was for an over-the-top restoration in great colors. All the money in the world paid here, but if you wanted as close to new as possible in a '69 Benz convertible, this is it. ITALIAN #49-1929 ISOTTA-FRASCHINI 8A road- ster. S/N 1485. Eng. #1553. Blue/blue leather. RHD. Odo: 60,190 miles. 450-ci 18, 3-sp. Older restoration paintwork holding up well, spots on left fender. Chromework complete, polished but with some pitting and losing plating. Interior worn. Top is stained. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $370,000. I-F is one of the most important names in classic cars. Known around the world for their build quality, usually presented with stunning coachwork. Isottas were spoken in the same breath as Rolls or Peerless in their time. My inclination, had I been the vendor would have been to let this car go. It's in line for a very expensive restoration. well. Tidy, clean motor compartment is all business. Seats are flat but vinyl is good. Decent carpets. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $27,500. The condition says just a car, if that can be said of a 356. A bit on the high side of value, but good records and good colors helped this wellmaintained example. #55-1964 PORSCHE 356SC convertible. S/N 1495160013. Eng. #811406. Dark blue/tan leather. Odo: 88,008 miles. 1720-cc H4, 4-sp. Includes Kardex, Porsche certificate of authenticity. Blaupunkt Koln radio, red-tip power antenna, rear ski rack. Hella fog lamps, twin door mirrors. Very nice presentation. Excellent paint and chrome, good gaps, well detailed. Interior smells like a shoe store; leather and carpets fresh. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $83,600. For the owner who wants almost everything in 52 Seats are flat and show visible wear. Good wood. Passenger compartment has rear-facing bucket seats, rather than jump seats. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $73,700. The good news: it's a low-miles, one-owner car with an excellent provenance, stored in a car-friendly climate. The bad news: it's still a 600 with among the highest potential of all known cars to jump up and grab you in the wallet. I've seen 600s sell for as little as $5,000. This price surprised me even with all the good news about this car, but it shows that they have an appreciative audience that is willing to pay for the right car And besides, it's still about $300,000 cheaper than a new Maybach, and has more seating for your gang in the back. #69-1971 MERCEDES-BENZ 280SE 3.5 convertible. S/N 11102712003798. Black/tan leather. Odo: 553 miles. Automatic. A restored #52-1953 FERRARI 250 MM SPYDER S/N 0348 MM. Eng. #0348 MM. Red/tan. RI-ID. Odo: 40,693 kilometers. Desirable Vignale Barchetta with complete history. Original drivetrain and body. Limited competition record in U.S., no major European campaigns. 20- car that appears as new. Truly excellent fit and finish. Excellent paint, miles-deep chrome. AM/FM radio, a/c. Correct-style MercedesBenz leather, excellent wood, correct carpet. year-old restoration, shown at Pebble Beach in 2001, and ran 2004 Mille Miglia. Appears to have paint newer than 20 years, but buffed through in several spots. Very nice, but used. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $1,600,000. These '60s Competition Ferraris are the "Old Masters" of the collector world. And the 250s have excellent, useable, performance, unlike a 166. In September 2000, RM sold a perfect example, 0256MM, with a condition 1+, Bob Smith restoration for $1.1m. So the $1.6m bid, which is over most price guides, would seem enough, especially given that a collector may not get a chance at one with known provenance for another decade. (In fact, the auction company reported this car sold post-block for just under the $1.8m low estimate.) Sports Car Market


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Gooding & Company Pebble Beach, CA #41-1955 OSCA MT4 spider. S/N 1167. Eng. #1404. Red/blue leather. 1450-cc 14, twin Webers. All-alloy coachwork, no dents or dings found. Excellent paint, great brightwork. Excellent leather. Fit to interior is top notch. Wood steering wheel. Excellent dash and gauges. Very, very nice restoration. One of 40 MT4 Morelli-coachwork spiders. Cond: 1-. distance. Up close, shows stone chips to nose and wheel arches, some touch-up. Interior nice with just a touch of wear visible. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $85,800. Dreaded $ 15k service just a few months off so sold for less than low estimate of $95k. Seems a minor bargain at $86,000, but with more reaching the market there are many like-new cars available. AMERICAN SOLD AT $429,000. 1999 restoration by Nino Epifani of Berkeley, California. FIVA identity card Stunning restoration. Appears to be correct and accurate. OSCA was founded by the Maserati brothers after they sold their company to the Orsis in 1947. Not a car for the first-time collector, this OSCA is more of a trophy find Positioned at the intersection where automobiles meet artwork. #26 1957 ALFA ROMEO GIULIETTA - VELOCE SPIDER S/N 149502103. Eng. #1315-30751. White/black vinyl. Odo: 81,145 miles. 1290-cc, dual Webers, 4-sp. Excellent paint, great brightwork. Correct chokeless Weber DCO3s and tunnel-case gearbox. Very good gaskets and glass. A full and excellent restoration on a car where corners are often cut. Underhood tidy, clean but not fresh, not overdone. Clean and tight-fitting seats, good very heavy, appears to be skinned in steel, not original aluminum. Engine compartment has all original details. Chassis clean and detailed. One of about 25 '66s with chassis and suspension improvements similar to '65 version. Excellent interior only marred by out-of-place, Berlinetta-style wood-rim steering wheel. Missing only the impossible-to-find rubber caps on door seals. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $264,000. Price paid is a new auction record, one of many set by hot-selling 275 Ferraris this week in Monterey. coupe. SIN IA30306. Eng. #G1V0419HD. Orange/black vinyl. 327-ci V8, 4-bbl Holley, 4-sp. Alloy-bodied. Restored in Italy in 1990. Good paint, some cracks and chips. Brightwork is complete and good. Door, hood, and trunk #45 1968 BIZZARRINI 5300 STRADA - Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $33,000. Very interesting car straddling the line between a home-built and real car Louis Goddeu patented over 300 devices, including this automobile. Currently running on Coleman fuel, this is possibly the best buy of the auction. Lots of history for very little money and for the ultra adventurist, London to Brighton eligible. #34 1910 KNOX MODEL - carpets. Excellent dash. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $41,800. Factory built as a Veloce, not a single-carb Normale that was converted Lots of pre-auction interest here. As usual, there was plenty that the experts picked apart, but in the end the market spoke and loudly. When commissions were added in, sale price succeeded the high estimate. Giulietta Veloces were the true factory hot-rods of their era, and are gradually being recognized by the market as having a value above equivalent MGs and Triumphs. 1966 FERRARI 275 GTS SPYDER Eng. #07885. Red/tan leather. Odo: 26,272 miles. Cavallino and Ferrari Club Platinum winner, still in concours condition. CA plates; CA restoration. Paint and most panel fit excellent, but large gaps at top of both doors where they meet front fenders seem to be oversight in an otherwise extensive rebuild. Trunk lid #61 - 54 gaps are good but not perfect. Interior looks good, though fit could be better on passenger seat. One of about 100 built. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $180,000. The high bid was market-correct for the condition. I believe these international-hybrid cars, with their American V8s and svelte Italian coachwork, can bring into the mid-4200k range. This car just wasn't the one to do it at this venue. 1997 FERRARI 355 SPYDER SIN 107927. Red/tan leather. Odo: 12,182 miles. 6-sp. Popular color combo, oneowner. Claimed regular maintenance by authorized Ferrari dealer. Looks new from a #19 - RACEABOUT. S/N 219. Red/red leather. 40-hp OHV 4-cyl. w/ exposed rockers, 3-sp. Handsome early racer, well restored. Some wear. Paint is still good to excellent. Excellent #39-1897 GODDEU TANDEM. Dark green/black leather. Circa 1897. Tiller drive, two seats front to back. Very well patinated, plenty of wear through age and use. Hard to tell when the last restoration was—I'll guess the 1950s. Why not just leave it alone? brass. Clean driver's compartment. Very nicely finished seats and floorboards. Underhood is clean and appears complete. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $88,000. This car was restored in the style of a raceabout and is fitted in the style of a semi-racer With an unknown history, the sale's result is as good as could be expected 1915 FORD MODEL T touring. Eng. #726501. Bright lime green/black leather. A better car than the colors might lead you to believe. Paintwork is not great but not horrible. Scary lime green color reported to be dealerdone when car was new. Brass is good and complete. Nicely turned-out interior. Lots of miles left before any re-restoration needed. Just an #17 - Sports Car Market


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Gooding & Company Pebble Beach, CA restoration. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $83,600. Sold in the middle of the price estimates, I tend to agree with their valuation. I'd throw away all the canvas and replace just the top with a good quality cloth. Then I'd be ready for tours or possibly even local shows. A good deal for both buyer and seller old car, but a happy one. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $8,800. Despite the aggressive reserve starting at $ 14k, this car sold at a current market-correct price. This is one you wouldn 't lose in the parking lot, even if the parking lot was full of Model Ts. #31-1922 LOCOMOBILE MODEL 48 SPORTIOF TOURER convertible. SIN 18033. Dark green/black fenders/black leather. Odo: 41,837 miles. Very handsome presentation. Excellent paint, very good and complete brightwork. Top shows only light wear, still Concours d'Elegance. Original motor. Excellent paint, chrome, glass, and top. No age or use wear; excellent leather, perfect dash and carpets. Drop-dead beautiful, not overdone. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $787,500. No - #56-1929 DUESENBERG MODEL J convertible. S/N 2198. Eng. #J179. Dark blue/blue leather. Odo: 49,181 miles. ACD Club Level One original car. Matching-numbers engine, chassis, and body. Short wheelbase. Stone Barn restoration, Best of Show 2002, Pebble Beach 1101111111111111.0 I I driver's compartment. Very original interior is an allergist's dream, covered with dirt, dust, and who knows what else. Cond: 5. SOLD AT $165,000. Worth every bit of the bid I loved this car—it absolutely oozed with originality. Here's one that might just be too far gone to preserve, though. Who knows what the next owner will decide to do. #60-1931 CADILLAC V16 sport phaeton. S/N 452A703249. Eng. #703249. Dark blue/ blue leather. Odo: 99 miles. Complete history since new. Miles appear to he since restoration. sale while on the auction block—high bid .5700,000—but announced as sold ten cars later Price includes all commissions. The one Duesenberg to have if you're having only one. quite nice. Engine compartment is all business, tidy and neat, not overdone. Have fun and drive—no further restoration needed here. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $99,000. A great car from a great name in early American automobiles. Well turned-out in every department. Not a lot of flash, but plenty of bulldog performance combined with lots of presence. No bargain; just a reasonable deal for both buyer and seller #18-1928 STUTZ BB cabriolet coupe. SIN BB86S. Eng. #92300. Red/burgundy fenders/ tan leather. Odo: 47,466 miles. Fully restored, completed in 1993. Second in class, Pebble Beach, same year. Some light scratching and #59-1929 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM I town car. S/N S268KR. Eng. #20689. Black/ tan cloth. Odo: 69,139 miles. Full barn-find condition. Peeling paint in all quarters, plenty of chips and scars. Covered with dust and dirt. Chrome is filthy, pitted and scratched. Coach lights (formerly) flexible soft top over Class winner at Pebble Beach. Was a complete body-off restoration a number of years ago. Very fresh, excellent paint. Good fit and finish throughout. Excellent chrome, no pitting or scratches. Top shows minor stains that might be removeable. Slight wear to drivers seat. Cond: WORLDWIDE Collector Car Insurance Grundy Worldwide... The collector car insurance program that's sensitive to your needs and your wallet. • Agreed Value • No Mileage Limitations • High Liability Limits Available • a few nicks in paint. All chrome is still very good. Canvas to top, side-mount covers, and trunk cover is stained, should be replaced. Interior shows excellent wood, very good leather, good carpets. The definition of older November 2004 Find Out How Much You Can Really Save. Call for a fast, accurate quote: 800 - - 338 4005 or log on to: www.grundy.com for a real-time quote in all 50 states. 400 Horsham Road, P.O. Box 1957, Horsham, PA 19044 55


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Gooding & Company Pebble Beach, CA 2. SOLD AT $484,000. Elegant and formal, a notable car both for provenance, body style, and condition. Market-correct price. 1931 STUTZ DV32 convertible coupe. S/N DV32987. Black/black vinyl. Odo: 84,605 miles. 322-ci 18, 4-sp. At least a 50-year-old restoration. Lots of paint flaws, including dents and dings. Chrome is very pitted but all here. Canvas top is giving way. Interior is tired; vinyl is scarred but complete. Dash and door #68 - about a perfect choice for a touring car Here's one that looks good standing still or on the road. Was very professionally restored, and with the 12-cylinder engine its able to cruise all day at highway speeds. A well-done buy on a well-done car gap wood is surprisingly good. Dripping in Armor All throughout. Cond: 4. NOT SOLD AT $85,000. Two-owner car from new. Coachwork believed to be LeBaron, but unconfirmed. The bidders were closer to correct in valuation than the catalogue estimate of $140-$160k. Not quite a survivor Maybe the owner should wash off the Armor All, dump a bag of vacuum cleaner dust on it, stick it in a barn, let some chickens roost in it and call Tom Cotter to see if he will feature it in his Barn Finds book #47-1932 CHRYSLER CL CUSTOM IMPERIAL convertible. S/N 7803322. Eng. #CL109. Med blue/dark blue fenders/tan leather. Odo: 35,181 miles. Ex-Tom Lester. 385ci 18, 4-sp. Very good paint, now shows some wear spots and cracking at edges. Brightwork good but not perfect. Good trim and gaskets. 1935 DUESENBERG SJ speedster. Eng. 0557. Yellow/red leather. Odo: 1,956 miles. 420-ci 18, 3-sp. Decent paint but not show quality. Most chrome very good—may have been hand hammered. Windshield delaminating in two places. Driver's seatback replaced with vinyl of different color. Interior paint cracked. Severely aged leather. AACA National First Prize in 1985. #37 - hour History Channel documentary on its restoration. Extremely fresh. Miles shown are since restoration. Excellent paint and chrome, tight fit and finish, good gaps. Tires aged. Show-ready with minor detailing. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $75,000. The only Victoria convertible on the 120 chassis. One of two LeBaron-bodied, special-ordered cars. The high-quality restoration, beautiful lines, and unusual colors made this car very desirable. The high bid was light by perhaps $20,000. I agree with the seller—this car is worth more. #48 1938 HARLEY DAVIDSON EL 61 - - motorcycle. Orange MHD. Odo: 1,577 miles. With rare 1936 frame, 1938 engine, factory sidecar. Great paint, stripes look hand-applied and good. Very retro-correct. Some pitted chrome, most good. Looks both ready to ride and recently ridden. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $22,000. Price paid seems reasonable. I'm not so happy about different years for frame and engine for long-term collectibility. But you could spend more on a contemporary bike and wind up with substantially less. #21 1941 CADILLAC SERIES 62 con- Shows wear from use in last 40 years. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $4,455,000. The Mormon Meteor, a world record price for any Duesenberg. Very few cars in automotive history have had this combination of everything all rolled into one. Built by Augie Duesenberg, driven by Ab Jenkins, and instantly recognizable to generations of car collectors. Last available for sale in 1959. Rumor had it that $3m was the low estimate on this car which was still nearly twice what the most expensive Duesenberg has brought at public sale in the past. $4.5m was a healthy amount for the world's most famous Duesenberg, but fully deserved Interior is still serviceable—not offensive, but with major wear to driver's seat. All gauges match; dash is excellent. Dual side-mounts, golf bag compartment, luggage rack, rumble seat. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $231,000. Extremely handsome and well proportioned, with some of the best lines for a Chrysler in the early classic era. Fair price. #25 1935 PACKARD 1207 convertible - victoria. S/N 827-212. Eng. #90635. Maroon/ maroon leather. Odo: 3,888 miles. 473-ci V12, 3-sp. Excellent paint, a few scratches. Excellent chrome with no flaws found. Excellent interior. Beautiful inlaid wood, burled wood and grained wood to dash and door caps. Excellent leather. Cond: 2 - 56  1936 PAC1CARD 120 convertible. SIN X55750. Eng. #X55750. Butterscotch/chocolate leather. Odo: 456 miles. 282-ci 18, 3-sp. Victoria-style coachwork. Ex actor Edward Herrmann, this car was the subject of a one- #50 - vertible. S/N 8349577. Burgundy/tan leather. Odo: 39,483 miles. 346-ci V8, 3-sp. Older restoration. Paintwork isn't show quality, but too nice to redo. Most chrome has light scratches, some is pitted. Older top still serviceable, not close to fresh. Interior is a bright spot, quite nice with some wear, good leather, carpets, and wood painted dash. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $66,000. One of 400 built in 1941, this is the final year for this body style. Price achieved (with no reserve) was market correct. This is a perfect car for the occasional-use, Sundaydrive owner civilized enough for highway driving but fun for parades or shows as welL #27 1942 PACKARD 180 SUPER EIGHT - . SOLD AT $143,000. Just convertible. S/N E502204. Eng. #1529-2015. Medium blue/blue leather. Odo: 29,319 miles. 356-ci 18, 3-sp. Victoria-style, said to be one of the final Damns built. First owner Gene Autry. Excellent paintwork, very good to excellent chrome, good glass. Fit appears very good. Light wear only to interior. Excellent dash, Sports Car Market


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Gooding & Company Pebble Beach, CA good carpets. Overdrive transmission. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $280,500. The very last Darrins built were assembled by Hess & Eisenhardt; the first cars were made in Darrin's California facility; many others were built by Central Manufacturing Company in Indiana. This one just about has it all: one of the last built, celebrity ownership, excellent restoration, and good colors. Full priced but full value'as #71A-1949 MERCURY station wagon. S/N 9CM 16028. Eng. #8CM85058. Medium blue, wood sides/tan vinyl. Odo: 38,738 miles. 255-ci V8, overdrive. Miles said to be original. Paint is quite nice. Wood finish good but not perfect—some very light splitting, a revamish standard, about as expected for a race-bred car. Good paint; chrome is very good. Very nice interior, all gauges except amp gauge match. Good leather, driver side has rollbar and fivepoint safety harness. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $148,500. Quite a lot of interest from spectators. It's. very rare to see a Kurtis car at auction, and apparently, more than a few people had been waiting for one to become available. Decent all the way through—more ready for vintage or historic racing than for show, but ready none the less. Bidding raced right past low estimate of $100k. #23-1956 CONTINENTAL MARK II coupe. S/N C56D2626. Champagne/red & white leather. Odo: 48,434 miles. 368-ci V8, auto. The Mark II is correctly referred to as manufactured by the Continental division. They were not Lincoln automobiles. Nice, not perfect. Some flip-flop to metallic paint, possible poor prep work. Chrome trim is very good, would help. Excellent chrome. Seats good, dash very good. Has sun visor, clock, radio, and heater. Room for a surfboard or two. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $74,800. As Woody prices continue to soar, I guess I shouldn't have been surprised at this bid I don't disagree that '49 Mercury Woodies can be worth this much; I just didn't think this car would bring as much as it did Low estimate of $60k seemed aggressive to me, but clearly the market didn't agree. #63-1953 KURTIS 500S roadster. S/N C53869947. Silver/black leather. 331-ci V8, 4-sp. 1998 restoration. Fit and gaps to a decent no pitting but light scratches visible. Interior is very good, well fitted except rear parcel shelf. Wide whitewall tires show dry rot. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $50,600. Someone thought more of the condition of this car than I did. The catalog review was glowing; the car itself did not live up to that standard. Price paid represents the absolute top of retail. #71-1957 CHEVROLET BEL AIR convertible. S/N VC57S168312. Orange/orange silver. Odo: 70,847 miles. 283-ci V8, auto. Very professional restoration appears quite fresh. Excellent paint, chrome, glass. All exterior stainless excellent. Interior shows well, console has some repaint work showing. Rallye wheels, BF Goodrich raised-whiteletter tires, front and rear spoilers. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $40,000. Arguably, the threespeed option is the worst of the three available transmissions—the four-speed is the top of the heap, automatic second, and the three-speed trailing. Had this car been equipped with a four-speed and a few more goodies, the aggressive low bid estimate of $50,000 would have been achieved. #24-1999 MERCURY COUGAR concept car. S/N 1ZWFT61L7X5600081. Silver/ Graphite leather. 3.0-liter V6, 5-sp, all-wheel drive. Concept car, not legal for registration or use in the U.S. As-new condition, no paint flaws found. Very complete for a show car, full interior in fine shape. A very busy look, not to was too light, but not by much given how we've seen these cars trending recently. Healey restorers should take note here about market peaks and valleys. #30-1968 CHEVROLET CAMARO convertible. SN 124678N334070. Eng. #18N334070. Red/black vinyl/black-and-white houndstooth. Odo: 17,288 miles. RS w/ SS option; 350-ci V8, 3-sp. Very nice paint, good chrome. No gap problems noted. Houndstooth interior appears quite fresh. 3/4-length dash trim shows some wear to chrome areas. AM/FM cassette. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $48,000. Attention, Bel Air shoppers: the bluelight special appears to be on as the days of $75k-plus '57s seemed to be gone for a while. When demand meets up with supply, this sort of thing is supposed to happen. The high bid 58  my taste. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $150,000. Every auction has to have at least one "why is this car here" car This was that car for the Gooding auction. It sure is interesting and for those collectors with a 50-year window, perhaps a decent investment. For the rest of us, not much hope. The low-estimate reserve, of $200k, struck all of us as just nuts. I mean, the newest Cougar wasn't exactly the Corvette of its era, was it?• Sports Car Market


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Christie's Monterey, CA CHRISTIE S Christie's Monterey, CA August 12, 2004 Auctioneer:  Number of lots:  Number of lots sold:  Soles rate:  Sales total:  High sale:  Dermot Chichester 37 29 78% $6,930,575 Premium: 17.5% up to S100,000, 10% thereafter (included in prices of sold lots) Report by Dave Kinney change of venue, a change of time, and according to more than a few bidders, a change in attitude marked Christie's sale this year. In previous years, the Christie's sale had long been the Sunday night "must attend" finale of the Monterey weekend, held just a few hundred yards away from the Pebble Beach Concours. But this year, Christie's became the initial auction of the weekend, combining forces with Gordon McCall's Jet Center Party. The auction preview was held concurrently with McCall's event, in a hangar at Monterey Airport. Delightfully, there was plenty of room to display the cars, good parking, and each lot was available for close inspection by interested bidders. Gordon McCall, Nick Benwell, Chris Sanger and others served as hosts and guides to all who had questions and it appears that their hard work paid off. With $6,930,573 sold, the results of the Thursday-night sale fairly speak for themselves. A A 1956 Ferrari 500 Testa Rossa, lefthand-drive with body by Scaglietti, was hammered down for the auction high of $1,327,500. If your pocketbook quakes at the thought of dropping a cool mil and a third, rest assured you could have owned a 1950 Bentley Mark VI (left-hand-drive, U.S. delivery, and a two-owner car) for a mere $25,850. Other notable sales included a 1956 Jaguar XK140 MC roadster, a delightfully restored car that sold for $94,000. A sad Lamborghini Countach brought just $39,950, yet an exceptional MG-TD that used to belong to the Six-Million-Dollar Man, Lee Majors, was the talk of the entire weekend when it sold for a mind- and wallet-boggling $111,625. (Maybe it was those bionic carburetors.) 60  Lot 28, 1956 Ferrari 500 TR, sold at $1,327,500. Attendance was strong and I expect next year it will be stronger still. Christie's is well served in being the first auction of the weekend, as there are few other distractions in this time slot. This move might prove to be nothing short of brilliant, as even the humblest of billionaires might budget themselves only a million or so in discretionary spending for the weekend, and why not try to get him to part with his loot on Thursday, while the other guys are still unpacking? For Rupert Banner, in his inaugural Monterey event as Head of the Motorcar Department for Christie's, this auctions was very well done indeed.—D.K. fitted. Interior leather has stress and weather cracks. Wood is good. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $88,125. Possibly the buy of the sale. Just compare this to a period Bentley and you'll see why. Yes, it a little down on power and a bit off on status in this country, but this is a handsome and very nicely restored car purchased for less than the cost of a full restoration. I'm sure the new owner will like it. 1950 BENTLEY MARK IV sedan. S/N B87LFU. Eng. #B293F. Black/black. Odo: 83,215 miles. U.S.-delivery, left-hand-drive car. Just two owners from new. Steel sunroof factory fitted. Lots of paint problems, major bimetallic corrosion above headlights. Original #11 - ENGLISH #30-1933 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM II NEWPORT limousine. S/N 298AJS. Black over silver/black leather, gray cloth. Odo: 37,863 miles. Lots of wear to paint—some scrapes and some chips. Most chrome is good, some just fair. External trunk is a bit beat-up. Interior shows wear, not threadbare but not close to new. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $99,875. interior excepting front seat tops. Woodwork is just fair. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $25,850. On the face of it, the raw numbers say that the purchaser paid more than full market. I'll agree, but this car ran well and had a good service history despite the many cosmetic imperfections. The supply of LHD, U.S.-delivery, twoowner Mark Vls won't last too much longer #13 1953 MG TD MIDGET 4 seat road- - - ster. S/N TD 26602. Red/fawn leather. Odo: 151 miles. New York Motor Show Car, 1953. Factory body stretched 10" by MG importer J.S. Inskip, 1 of 12 built. Formerly owned by actor Lee Majors. Unusual but not bad-looking chrome. Excellent paintwork. Excellent interi- The auction catalog description of wonderful patina is a bit overstated for me. I would call it closer to ready for a cosmetic restoration. Economics dictate that the new owner would start a restoration at their own risk. With an additional $60,000 spent, there's not a lot of hope for much return on the investment. Drive it as-is—no worries about the next chip. 1934 LAGONDA M45T7 tourer. S/N 211021. Eng. #2771. Green/olive green leather. RHD. Odo: 88,949 miles. Some light stains to coachwork, a few stress cracks. Excellent chrome. Top is unmarked and well #38A - or has finished burl wood dash, supple leather, and excellent square-weave carpet. Underhood fully detailed. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $111,625. One of the most talked-about sales of the weekend, and rightly so. Very, very expensive, even with very good condition, rarity, and celebrity ownership factored in. Worth well over twice the high estimate? To at least two bidders it was. A shocker—the bid price could otherwise purchase four regular TDs in this condition. 1956 JAGUAR XK140 MC roadster. S/N S-812344DN. Eng. #G-7551-8S. Pearl gray/navy blue leather. Odo: 67,562 miles. Said to have cost $140,000 to restore. Excellent #19 - Sports Car Market


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G RE GOR F IS KEN style, not abuse. Installed mudflaps. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $41,125. I'd drive it for a few more years before thinking of a restoration. RI-ID means limited use for most North American owners, and auto means engine has never been over-revved Price paid seems reasonable iffor export or use on your own private island For all others, an above-market result even if the car had been LHD. #34-2003  paint, excellent chrome, very good fit and finish throughout. Excellent interior, leather appears correct and proper. A very nice restoration, a bit understated in a nice way with both execution and colors. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $94,000. Very handsome restoration, well executed. A dealer I spoke to did not give it a second look at the preview because of its lack of chrome wires, something he perceives as a sign of a restoration shortcut. That 's often right, but in this case wrong—the previous owner must have liked the painted wheel look better Well bought for the retail buyer who wants a car ready to take top prizes at Jag and British car meets. #29-1964 JAGUAR XKE SERIES 1 3.8 roadster. S/N 881662. Eng. #RA7057-9. British Racing Green/tan leather. Odo: 31,169 miles. Full restoration about 10 years ago, brake rehab in 2004. Excellent paint, excellent chrome. A tiny bit of use-related wear is starting ASTON  MARTIN DBAR1 ZAGATO convertible. S/N SCFAE62303K800047. Racing Green/Fawn leather. Odo: 40 miles. #47 of the 99 built. As new; delivery miles only. Unmarked, perfect exterior and interior. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $200,000. This model joins a long list of exotics that did not set the world afire when new Fine Historic Automobiles Situated in a Kensington Mews, internationally famous for old cars, we are proud to offer a varied selection of historic automobiles. Our prices are keenly competitive in today's market and we are always interested in buying, part exchanging or selling on clients' behalf cars similar to those below. Please write, phone, Fax or e-mail with your requirements. A number of them are said to be still in dealer hands and unsold, your choice of colors. No top was made or is available for these desertrunner specials. I'll go out on a limb: These handsome roadsters will someday count, and owners who hang on to them will be pleased they did Just don't forget an umbrella. GERMAN mal. No radio. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $82,250. • With BRG, tan leather, and chrome wires, not a bad-looking example. Expensive, and as there are so many E-types out there, probably could be replicated in many places. But fyou needed to own one tonight, no harm done on price. to add a touch of patina. Chrome is excellent. Interior shows light wear, use-related and nor- #10-1969 ASTON-MARTIN DB6 coupe. S/N 4072R. Eng. #400/4257. Celeste Blue/ black. RHD. Odo: 82,013 miles. 4.2-liter 16, auto. 20 years current ownership—showing some age. British delivery when new, Norway 1976-1982, U.S. since. The catalog says it #8-1961 MERCEDES-BENZ 190SL roadster. S/N 121042109501393. Eng. #121921109501379. Red/light grey leather. Odo: 64,707 miles. Older restoration. Paintwork to fair quality, chrome just makes it to good. Interior entirely retrimmed, using some non-original materials—medium-pile carpet Chassis No. 910-020 was originally supplied to Bill Bradley Racing who successfully competed at Hockenheim, Monza, Silverstone and Brands Hatch 1000 km's between 1968 and 1969. Bradley kept 020 for a further thirty years before passing to only the third and present owner. He has campaigned the car extensively in a number of retrospective events such as the 2002 and 2004 Le Mans Classic and the Targa Florio. The subject of recent extensive engine and gearbox work, 020 is supplied with FIA papers and is ready to compete in the forthcoming season. 1968 Porsche 910 Chassis number CSX 2167 was delivered in 1963 and used by Gotham Ford, the New York dealer for promotional work. Used sparingly 2167 had completed less than 10,000 miles by 1970! Complete with all of its original weather equipment and correct wire wheels, this Cobra was recently checked over by specialist Ian Nuttall and is ready for the summer months ahead. 1963 AC Cobra 289 1932 Alfa 8C 2300 Long Chassis CARS IN STOCK 1963 AC Cobra 289 1938 Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 - ex Cortese 1938 Mille Miglia 1929 Bentley Speed Six well—"a sound basis for refurbishment"—but this is not a nasty used-up car. Really quite good. Wear appears to be of the honest use November 2004 does not cut it here. Underhood weak. Nothuig to love, not much to despise, a ho-hum 190SL. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $35,250. At a high-end auction venue, sometimes the lesser brethren look inexpensive. Such is the case here, where it's not more expensive than the commission on an expensive purchase. Sold for a little more than the current market value when condition is considered, but in Monterey, these things happen. #41A-1962 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL roadster. S/N 198042-10-002997. Eng. 1950 Jaguar XIC120 alloy — cx Le Mans & Mille Miglia 1931 Invicta Low chassis S-Type 1937 Lagonda LG45 Rapide 1954 Maserati A6GCS 1939 Bentley 4 1/4 Litre lioneysuclde' 1947 Bentley Mk VI Convertible by Windovers 1953 Bentley R-Type Continental 1933 Bugani Type 57 1934 Duesenberg model J 1960 Ferrari 250GT SWB LHD 1961 Ferrari 250GT SWI3 RHD 1964 Ferrari 250GT Lusso 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB/2 Alloy LHD 1953 Frazer Nash Le Mans Mk II 1934 Hispano-Suiza Four Seater Tourer 1935 Jaguar SS100 2½ Litre 1960 Maserati lipo 61 'Birdcage' 1968 Porsche 910 - ex Team Camoradi 1959 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud I DHC by Mulliner 14 Queens Gate Place Mews, London, SW7 5BQ Telephone 011 44 20 7584 3503 Fax 011 44 20 7584 7403 cars@gregorfisken.com  www.gregorfisken.com


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Christie's Monterey, CA for that) around $350,000. Cond: I. SOLD AT $579,500. Surprising that not even a display model showed up for the auction. The proceeds from the sale above the MSRP go to the California Highway Patrol 11-99 Foundation. For the gotta have it now buyer; a decent deal, and profits go to a worthy cause. Everyone S a winner here. #198980-10-003047. Black/natural tan leather. Odo: 36,280 miles. 4-sp. Euro headlights. Disc brakes, polished wheels. Older restoration. Some paint flaws but shows well. Fitted luggage, very good chrome. Interior has wear in many places, past the patina stage. Dent in front fender. Nardi wood wheel, radio fitted. Cond: 3 - . SOLD AT $315,500. Plenty of money for the condition. I thought the estimate on this one was extremely optimistic, but with the fees added it made it into the low end of the range. Good colors and a late showing in the sale likely helped boost the bid price. #12-1969 MERCEDES-BENZ 280SE cabriolet. SIN 111025-12003503. White/black leather. Odo: 69,222 miles. Auto. Formerly personal property of pop star Madonna. Some color variations to paintwork. Decent but imperfect chrome, some scratches and pitting. Interior looks good despite some dry leather. race car. S/N 002-C. Eng. #002-C. Red/red. RHD. The first customer-delivered Ferrari. Has a decent racing record and has run in many of the retrospectives. Dr. Samuel Scher, one of the first great Rolls-Royce collectors brought it to the US. Original fragile body was long ago ITALIAN #17 - 1947 FERRARI 166 SPIDER CORSA condition. Restored almost 25 years ago in Bob Fergus' shop by his head mechanic Paul Kline. Very reliable. Fergus took it 3 times to the Mille Miglia. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $1,327,500. A neat little car for vintage racing and perfect for the 1000-mile retros with the rare and desirable LHD. Ever try to pass on the back roads of Italy (or Colorado) in a RHD car? It can be exciting. Fast for a 2-liter; too. Priced right for the person that wants entry in all the right events. discarded; current body is a replica done under the expert Stan Nowak's direction in the late 1970s. Cond: 2 - #39-1957 FERRARI 250 ELLENA highroof coupe. S/N 0807. Eng. #0807. Burgundy/ beige. Odo: 73,222 kilometers. Gorgeous paint, interior, engine compartment. Chassis still clean as a pin. All original books in new condition, every tool in kit like new. Restored in 1997 by an owner who didn't care how deep he was getting buried in the project. Has won every significant award possible for a Ferrari GT. Driven across the country with little or . SOLD AT $777,500. Has been driven on many retrospective events and shown all over the country. In decent condition considering the age of the restoration, but as a knowledgeable British Ferrari enthusiast said, it S very crude and with 145 hp somewhat underpowered for today's events. Not particularly attractive, either. Fully priced Wood has gloss variations but is good. Wipers and a/c inoperable. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $42,300. As long as the new owner does not attempt to restore this car, this represents a very good buy. Celebrity history aside, here is a decent example of a car with rising value, in good enough shape to use every day after perhaps a few thousand spent mechanically. Market correct today, but this might look like a very smart purchase in a few short years. Well done. #16-2005 MERCEDES-BENZ SLR MCLAREN gullwing coupe. S/N TBD. Silver/red leather. Car has not yet been finished, but colors have been determined. Scheduled for delivery in November-December, 2004. Sticker price (as if you could buy one fun on the track or street. It's all there, and that's what matters. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $130,000. I think the $200,0004250,000 estimate was too aggressive in this case. A car in nicer condition cosmetically could conceivably bring that much or better; but in this shape, the high bid appeared market-correct. #28-1956 FERRARI 500 TESTA ROSSA spider. S/N 0620. Eng. #0620. Red/red. Fourcylinder. Recent repaint and interior spiffingup. Rest of car getting a little tired but in nice 62 Sports Car Market #38-1955 FIAT 8V coupe. S/N 106000105. Eng. #000163. Silver gray/red. Odo: 3,114 kilometers. Lots of patina here—some color mismatches, scratches, and a dent or two. Plexiglas rear window has scratches. Side window has a crack. Looks like the previous owner had some no problems. Probably the best in the world, and it also performs. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $220,000. The only problem with this 'highroof' Ellena was summed up in the Forza article mentioned in the catalog, in which author . Larry Crane called it 'for decades merely a parts car:" While based on then-current street/ comp cars, its styling excited no one. It's just not an attractive, exciting Ferrari even when done as nicely as this one. Price bid seemed like enough. #35-1959 FERRARI 250 CT LWB CALIFORNIA SPYDER. S/N 1217. Eng. #1217. Black/red. Odo: 75,413 kilometers. Early open-headlight version. Many incorrect pieces on the car—including crude aluminum rocker trim, disc brakes, and tube shocks—but in much better condition than when Dick Merritt paid Rob Box $1,800 for it years ago. First ownerJo Siffert. Swiss racing great, fitted it with


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Christie's Monterey, CA what Merritt described as a rather weird disc brake setup. Also, the rear has been converted to Koni tube shocks. Belly pans missing and minor issues in the engine compartment. Wear on seats, some bumper chrome pitting. No evidence of tools or books. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $1,052,500. Not ready for a concours, but maybe the celebrity ownership overcomes the problems. A large price for an open-headlight steel car #31-1960 FERRARI 250 PF S II cabriolet. S/N 1869. Eng. #1869. Dark blue/tan. Odo: 26,436 kilometers. Very nice paint and interior. Engine bay detailed and proper. Most restoration done around mid-'80s. Had complete engine rebuild by dealer, not specialists, after being in Japan for 4 years. Receipts available. A little valve-guide smoke on startup. Comes with hard top. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $282,500. #33-1972 FERRARI 365 GTC/4 coupe. S/N 15187. Eng. #15187. Red/black. Odo: 41,281 miles. Good example of a C/4. They look much better in a dark conservative color, but the red paint was better than average. Interior nice, with new dash, correct "mouse fur" material, and new carpets. Seats show some wear and dyeing but still good. Nice set of Borrani wires. Engine compartment detailed (maybe fan and alternator belts?). Dash and seats—not touched in the rebuild—show minor wear. New valves mentioned but description says "bottom end did not need attention." Very strange. If the heads are off, the engine was most certainly out of the car. How much more to replace bearings and rings on a 39,000-mile car? Also says car fully rewired. Why? A very nice original Spyder that appears to have been "restored" for someone that didn't intend to actually use the car. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $450,000. How can you rewire a Daytona without complete disassembly? Too many questions lingered for me and perhaps the bidders as it was passed at $450,000, well over SCM's Pocket Price Guide range and against a low estimate of $480,000. When new, more expensive than a California and better built and finished but worth a fifth or less because its a GT boulevard cruiser, not a dual-purpose race car So similar looking to the open-headlight California (lot #I7) that the casual auction spectator wondered why the huge price differential. Very nice example and catalog claims it drives like new. Last year these were $130k-$180k, but SCM pegs them as up 45% in the past year Still, this is a new 21st century auction record. #41-1967 FERRARI 275 GTB/6C longnose berlinetta. S/N 8891. Eng. #88891. Deep blue metallic/dark red. Odo: 41,673 miles. Long-nose alloy body. Won all the right Ferrari Club awards. Comes with stacks of receipts, and presumably has the tools and books to and mostly correct. Major service 3,000 miles ago, and lots of fixing and detailing in 1997. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $57,575. When you're hot, you're hot; when not, forget it. This car stalled at $48,000 on the block but is listed as sold for $57,575. So someone realized that with all the service records and the decent cosmetics it would make a great first Ferrari. And at this price, maybe money to paint it a dark blue or grey and mask the rubber front bumper As a bonus, these are the best-sounding Ferraris of all. Drive it through a tunnel at 6,000 rpm. If the Jet Center hangar had better (or maybe worse, in terms of exhaust sound reverberations) acoustics, maybe could have brought another $5k. #37-1972  FERRARI DAYTONA SPYDER SN 14779. Silver/black. Odo: 39,278 miles. Factory-built spyder. Claimed 3-year rebuild at $170,000. Drivetrain was "worked on as and where necessary" and included new drive belts, whatever that means #18-1974 LAMBORGHINI LP400 COUNTACH coupe. S/N 112004. Eng. #1120004. Red/black leather. Odo: 17,807 kilometers. Cracked paint, tired interior, a great living room decoration if it sells cheap. Possibly the second Countach built, the car has been extensively updated (read modified) as to make its production status near moot at this time. Turbos added. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $39,950. Christie 's staff are the first to admit this Countach is in need of plenty of help. Cheap, or inexpensive if you prefer here is a great example of a long-term hold. Put it away for 15 years, let it collect plenty of dust and find it amid fanfare. By then, it might be worth restoring. #20-1992 FERRARI F40 berlinetta. S/N 93627. Eng. #93627. Red/red and black. Odo: 7,037 miles. Excellent condition, not even bad scrapes on the front spoiler. What's to fault? Another like-new, under-10k mile F40 with all qualify for FCA Platinum status. Heads recently done by Bill Pound, one of the best in the business. A truly stunning example of one of the most desirable Ferrari models. Cond: I. SOLD AT $579,500. With low miles showing and beautiful dark blue paint, the only question was how much of a premium for the alloy body? Many more 2-cam alloys than 4-cam cars were built and the 4-cams have recently brought an extra $200,000+ at auction, This car set a new record, but all Monterey sales of 275 Berlinettas were new records, so the quarter-million premium must be market correct. November 2004 Carbon Fiber For Ferrari Carbon Fiber Parts for Modern Ferraris including 360 355 348 328 308 Handcrafted in Japan and Canada to Exacting Standards. Complete carbon fiber interiors available for the 348, 355, and 360. t 360 Fl Paddles rciCARBONI Distributed by ... Maranello Auto Sales www.maranelloauto.com Call 650.520.4822 355 Center Console Dealer Inquiries Welcome sales@maranelloauto.com See us at Concorso Italiano! Browse our online catalog or call for your free carbon sample. 63 TR


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Christie's Monterey, CA services claimed done. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $326,500. How many people bought these cars and then realized they had to redo the whole driveway to get it into the garage? Second shock is the price of parts. Don't hit anything with one of these; you don't ever want to hear a quote for a front clip. Price seems in line with recent sales, maybe a little lower, especially for a 1992 car from late in production with all the factory improvements. Be interesting to see over the years if they hold their current value. Not especially rare—Ferrari made over 1,300 of these supercars. AMERICAN #32-1911 AMERICAN SIMPLEX TYPE H. S/N 581. Eng. #581. Gray/dark red. Said to be the only surviving Amplex. Totally unrestored, a barn find at best. Imported to France when new. Body appears to be of French manufacture. Radiator is original and excellent body is mostly complete. Quite rare, unusual, and worth the expensive restoration. Cond: 5. here to the podium at a concours. Chrome remains good; top has stains. Weak carpets, good leather. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $105,750. My first guess is that someone really wanted this car despite the estimate, which seemed quite high for the condition. The Stutz cars of this era are sought after for their quality, versatility, and good looks. Perhaps a bit more spent on a fresher example would have been a better choice. NOT SOLD AT $90,000. American Simplex of Mishawaka, IN, changed their name in 1910 to Amplex because a NY firm named Simplex was already established. The bidding stopped a good bit short of the estimate. This is an important car but perhaps no one present was brazen (or foolish) enough to spend $100,000 on for the start of a restoration project. #22-1913  LOZIER  TYPE  77 MONTCLAIR 5-person touring. SN 7954. Lozier blue/black/orange/black tufted leather. Odo: 859 miles. Excellent Pebble Beach Whippet frame, hand-built body; parts sourced from various cars to make this special. Nicely done, but no period race history. Cond: 2 - . SOLD AT $41,125. This was a fairgrounds racer; before there were dirt tracks or NASCAR circuits. Drivers and cars would travel from town to town and take over the area oval track to amuse the locals. Worth a bit more than the buyer paid, but not a bunch. Both vendor and buyer should be happy. #26 1933 LINCOLN KB VICTORIA - coupe. S/N KB2137. Eng. #KB2137. Raspberry/dark purple pinstriping/gray herringbone cloth. Odo: 99 miles. V12. One oh- 64 . SOLD AT $99,875. Very handsome Full Classic Packard ready for tours, events or possibly concours with some light freshening. This Well looked after and well presented. Cond: 2 - Sports Car Market 1932 FORD race car. Eng. #AAB5038089. Yellow/beige. 300-ci 14, single-seater race car. Chassis and body restored to a very good (and no doubt better-than-new) standard. Excellent graphics, very well done. Seat and cockpit appear older. #15 - chrome. Glass felts and gaskets good. Excellent pinstriping, rubber, and glass. Very nice correct cloth interior. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $222,000. A good-quality restoration like this one will last longer and appear fresher long after an average-quality restoration heads downhill. Shown at Pebble Beach Concours 1995; only a few minor problems have appeared in the nine plus years since. Worth the money. #24 1935 PACKARD 1201 VICTORIA - convertible. S/N 388346 C. Red/cream leather. Odo: 52,699 miles. 320-ci 18, 3-sp. Very good paint; one or two age cracks. Excellent chrome, top is very good. Interior largely unmarked, no longer new but quite good. Another fully restored car with little or no deterioration since. quality restoration. Excellent paint, wood, pinstriping, fit and finish. Some scarring to rims— hard to avoid in 90 years of use. Balance of exterior excellent. Nice leather, gauges, lights, interior filaments. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $70,500. Purchased at Christie 's by the vendor for $49,350 as a part of the Browning Collection sale at Pebble Beach 2000; repaint and new top fitted since. I doubt any money was made by the vendor once costs and fees were added 1931 STUTZ DV32 speedster. S/N DV-28-1285. Eng. #DV-33076. Orange/brown fenders/tan leather. Odo: 3,368 miles. 322-ci V8, 4-sp. Older restoration, some cracking paint, age-related problems. Complete and a good basis for restoration, but a long trip from #14 - so-slight chip to the passenger side of the hood. Balance of the paint—and the color combination—is visibly stunning. Perfect chrome, bumpers, and grille. Excellent interior, tightly fitted and without marks. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $94,000. One of 18 built. With colors reminiscent of an early Ruxton, lots of auction spectators commented on the multi-toned paintwork. Shown at Pebble Beach 1996. Expensive, but I'd hesitate to call it overpriced #21 1935 PIERCE ARROW 1245 SIL- - VER ARROW coupe. S/N 344Y100. 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Christie's Monterey, CA one goes in the well-bought column. For the $100k spent, it's a lot of usable classic car #27-1937 CADILLAC limousine coupe. S/N 37-8589. Eng. #4130469. Burgundy/gay cloth. Odo: 27,732 miles. Built on a V12, 138-inch chassis with the lines of a Fleetwood limousine at the front and rear, but with a shortened center section. Passenger seat will fold out of the way for unobstructed en- Europe. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $150,000. Failing $40k short of the low estimate, the high bid must have been close, but not close enough. I don't see near $2001c for this car any time soon. Perhaps a deal could be reached somewhere in the middle. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $550,000. A very handsome restoration, but not the most handsome of Cunninghams. The high bid seemed plenty appropriate to me. #36-1960 MESKOWSKI INDY race car. S/N WM2. Red/black leather. RHD. 255-ci 14, 4-sp. Paintwork to a very good standard, very good chrome. Simpson race belts on well-used (perhaps original?) seats. Lots of historic race try to the rear compartment. Another no flaws noted car. Excellent paint, chrome, glass, rubber, and details. Interior is well presented and fully functional. Even the clock is working as it should. Seatbelts fitted. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $56,400. A true one-off car, this limousine coupe was special-ordered by May L. Luchsinger, a Madison, WI, socialite and wife ofa wealthy banker Ex-Tom Barrett, miles said to be original. Very well bought. #25-1940 CADILLAC 40-75 TOWN CAR limousine. S/N 3320647. Blue/dark blue leather. Odo: 181 miles. 346-ci V8, 3-sp. Second in class, Pebble Beach 1995. Full frame-off restoration prior. Very well presented; no flaws worth noting to paint or chrome. Vinyl top for stickers affixed to Plexi windscreen. Excellent presentation. Appeared at Indy 1960 with Bob Veith at the wheel, 8th place overall. Failed to qualify 1962 as the Turtle Drilling Special. Raced in historic Formula One events in nice under the red lights of the auction hangar, usual wear where the soft top attaches. Chrome is very good with light scratching. Underhood is nicely detailed without being overdone, looks good. Excellent interior is quite correct. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $76,375. Big motor but not big options, and it still brings big money. While I would prefer a handful of options on my mid-year Corvette, no argument here that a 4-speed and side exhaust are all it takes to bring it well above the pre-sale estimate. Red didn't hurt anything either Well done.• Ferrari Restoration Headquarters #9-1966 CHEVROLET CORVETTE roadster. S/N 194676S102190. Rally Red/red leather. Odo: 62,862 miles. 425-hp, 427-ci V8, 4-sp. Vendor states car is numbers-matching. Side pipes, factory AM/FM. Red paint appears driver's compartment well fitted. Interior also well fitted and without noticeable wear. Ran silently across the block—no smoke or noise at all. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $99,875. 1940 was the final year for Cadillacs with dual sidemounts. The Town Car is one of the most formal body styles built. It looks like money even today. Expensive to restore, this Cadillac was well bought. #42-1952 CUNNINGHAM C-2 roadster. S/N 5205. Eng. #1323329. White/blue racing stripes/blue leather. Odo: 32,256 miles. 331-ci V8, 4-sp. Excellent paint. Brightwork is very good or better. Leather to hood straps appears fresh. Graphics and stripes excellent. Dunlop racing tires not fresh but excellent. Very nice interior, some fit issues on seat sides but an easy fix. 1952 Florida plates (built in West Palm Beach). Sales Room Notice stating that the VIN plate is missing and the California Highway Patrol will have to assign a number. November 2004  Original Wool Trunk Carpeting for 275, 330. Daytona. 365 CT 2+2 Ferrari Dino Complete Guages or Dress-up Parts Ferrari Daytona Complete Gauges or Dress-up Parts IWO Ferrari Daytona new gauges Ferrari Dino New Clock for Dinos and Daytonas Ferrari Dino Gauge Cluster Available Brand New tel: 713-849-2400  www.reoriginals.com  fax: 713-849-2401 65 Ferrari New Vintage Gauges Available. 166, 195, 225, 250. Made in Italy by the Original Craftsmen.


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Bonhams & Butterfields Carmel, CA EF3 Bonhams & Butterfields Quail Lodge Carmel, CA August 13, 2004 Auctioneer:  Number of lots:  Number of lots sold:  Sales rate:  Sales total:  Malcolm Barber 65 32 49% S5,024,055 High sale: ..Lot 1528, 1939 Bugatti Type 57C Cabriolet, sold at $1,930,000 Premium: 15% on the first $100,000, 10% thereafter (included in prices of sold lots) :494.4 Report by Donald Osborne A good crowd filled the tent at the Quail Lodge in Carmel for Bonhams & Butterfields 2004 Monterey weekend sale. With the scheduled auto auction start time at 4:00 p.m and regular announcements on the field at "The Quail" event across the road, the affair drew a larger crowd than in previous years. Following a long and successful ($480,000 realized) automobilia session that began at noon, the cars started crossing the block in the late afternoon, about an hour and half behind schedule. The sale ran until almost 9:00 p.m. for a 1911 Otto, "Me And My Shadow" for a 1968 Rolls-Royce, and Janis Joplin's "Mercedes-Benz" for a 1956 190SL. Although it lent the air of a runway fashion show to the proceedings, not everyone in the audience found it welcome. In general, and after having watched many take this route, SCM believes auction companies should be wary about introducing too many distracting theatrics to their presentations. paint, with touch-ups and chips. Good chrome. Some dents and waviness in radiator shell. Good interior, nicely patinated with faded carpet and dashboard wood trim. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $57,500. A handsome road racer honest and consistent in presentation. Ready for tours and rallying. Might have brought more in the UK. For the US., price seems fair for a rare car ready to run. A larger number of European buyers were on hand compared to last year, no doubt eager to take advantage of the favorable currency exchange. Their presence was felt both in the room and on the phones, as they added a fair number of cars to their collections. The top sale was a spectacular ex-Jerome Saul Bugatti T57 Gangloff-bodied Cabriolet, sold at $1,930,000. Its foil was perhaps a neglected 1976 DeTomaso Pantera GTS, which failed to find a bidder willing to offer more than an insufficient $18,000. 1953 JAGUAR XIC120 coupe. S/N 680959. Eng. #W7889. Red/dark red/tan leather. Odo: 70,763 miles. Very good panel fit, excellent paint. Good chrome with some waviness under plating on front bumper, pitting on rear bumperettes and taillight housings. Good interior with incorrect (flat) horn button and mismatched finish on dashboard wood. Cond: 2 #1548 - - - Other highlights included two racers, a 1952 Ferrari Tipo 500/625 Grand Prix car driven by Alejandro de Tomaso in his Argentine youth, the second highest money-getter at $632,000, and an ex-Giuseppi Campari and "Johnny" Lurani 1933 Maserati Grand Prix car, which sold for $346,000. An early production 1990 Ferrari F40 (S/N 84944) with the usual low miles and in excellent condition found a new owner at $304,200. A stunning black 1962 Maserati 5000GT Allemano coupe with an almost-perfect restoration realized $225,000, and a 1952 Mercedes-Benz 300S in tatty but largely original condition with a long family ownership sold for $153,500. . NOT SOLD AT $27,500. Two tone paint scheme not to everyone's taste. XKI 20 coupes have great style, but they are challenging to drive when the temperature gets warm due to lack of cockpit ventilation. Overall, a handsome car whose details let the presentation down. Probably worth a bit more, but not a lot more. A great buy was had on another original car, a 1959 Lancia Appia GTE Zagato coupe in the same hands since 1960. Needing a total restoration, it nevertheless offered good value at $17,250. Firmly guided by auctioneer Malcolm Barber, Bonhams & Butterfields offered its familiar mix of cars, ranging from vintage and modern Grand Prix cars to pre-war Classics, sports cars to contemporary luxury cars, and a few "interesting" vehicles like a Peter Maxpainted minivan and a "there's always one at every auction in Monterey" BMW Isetta. The sale total of $5 million was far higher than last year's $2.1 million and 2002's $3.5 million. However, the sales rate remained relatively unchanged at just 49%, against last year's 53%, and actually, fewer cars were sold, 39 last year vs. 32 this year. But last year the most expensive car was the Ricky Nelson '32 Ford Roadster at just $192,000, against nearly two million for the top-selling Bugatti this year. With its "something for everyone" approach, Bonhams & Butterfields continues to build its auction here. Its cross-promotion with The Quail and improved time management should cause its success to blossom in the years to come.—D. 0. ENGLISH #1558 MK I roadster. S/N AN5L28697. Light blue/ dark blue vinyl. Odo: 33,612 miles. Panel fit variable, probably as per factory. Good paint with many swirl marks. Rust bubbles on #1537 1960 AUSTIN HEALEY SPRITE - - - roadster. S/N 8025. White/red vinyl. RHD. Odo: 43,559 miles. Original body. Older re- 1928 RILEY BROOKLANDS 9HP front fenders at bases of A posts, flake-out of nose seam. Fair chrome. Good interior with all-weather equipment. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $10,005. Cute and well-sorted car, sold by an SCMer Great fun to drive, provided you stay off the Interstates. Price was fair for buyer and seller #1536 1961 AUSTIN HEALEY 3000 MK - New this year was the addition of introductory music played over the sound system as each car mounted the block. Chosen to complement the lot at hand, it included such selections as "Route 66" for a 1960 Ford convertible, "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" 66  - I BN7 convertible. S/N H-BN7-L113658. Eng. #29D-RU-H125498. British Racing Green/ black leather. Odo: 77,127 miles. Very good panel fit, excellent paint. Unmarked excellent chrome and rubber. Excellent interior and engine compartment. Cond: 1+. NOT SOLD AT $44,000. Restored by marque specialist Sports Car Market


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Bonhams & Butterfields Carmel, CA Rolls. If the usual line on these cars is look rich for cheap, this one gives you the opportunity to look formerly rich for cheapish. Inexpensive, but no bargain. FRENCH #1528-1939 BUGATTI TYPE 57C cab- riolet. S/N 57749. Eng. #64C. White/gray/ red leather. RHD. Odo: 16,396 kilometers. Kurt Tanner Superb presentation of a fine restoration in a very desirable color Bid was at least $10k too light. I wonder if Healeys have had their moment and are stabilizing or even sliding a bit. #1515 1963 ROLLS ROYCE ANDREWS - - SPECIAL race car. S/N RRM 01. Eng. #PV 33B. Red/black vinyl. RHD. Very good paint, showing some small racing scars and stress cracks. Two-seat interior in very good condition, with some wear. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $65,000. The U.K. version of the King . NOT SOLD AT $26,000. An unusual, sunroof-equipped custom-bodied Rolls wagon. Has seen much better days—the perfect beater R-R for those trips to the Bel Air branch of Home Depot. Bid was plenty with some dents in the left sill trim. Good interior with some fading on the driver's seat and door panel. Excellent wood trim, some staining on rear compartment carpet. Cond: 3 - 1974 DAIMLER DS 420 limousine. SN 1M2939BW. Silver/blue/gray cloth. RHD. Odo: 86,126 miles. Auto. Very good panel fit except for wide gaps between hood and fenders. Fair paint, with much cracking on fenders and right rear door top. Fair chrome overall, #1508 - Excellent paint and chrome. Very good panel fit, except right door out slightly at front edge. Excellent interior. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $1,930,000. Ex-Jerome Saul collection. Very elegant and understated in presentation, impossible to fault. Worth every penny. GERMAN #1534-1937 MERCEDES-BENZ 230 CABRIOLET A. S/N 170566. Eng. #170566. Cream/burgundy/burgundy leather. Odo: 43,756 kilometers. Good panel fit, except doors uneven at the bottom. Good paint with some Cobra—a hot-rodded Rolls engine dropped into alloy racing body. Not particularly successful in period, but certainly the fastest (and noisiest) car at any RROC meet. Bid seemed fair #1547A-1967 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 MK III BJ8 convertible. SN HBM8L38026. Light blue/dark blue leather. Odo: 64,647 miles. Panel fit variable, doors very good. but worn on radiator shell, pitted and scratched on bumpers. Very good interior; dried wood trim on the doors and dashboard. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $12,650. Catalog mentioned British Leyland and "highest standards" in the same paragraph. Probably the first and only time you'll see that in print. A lot of car for the money; fairly bought. #1512 1984 ROLLS ROYCE SILVER - - SPUR sedan. SN SCAZN42A0ECX08543. White/beige leather. Odo: 75,372 miles. Long wheelbase. Very good panel fit. Older repaint with many chips and cracks. Rust bubbles at top of right front door under vent window. Deep scratch in right rear door. Lumps under Excellent paint, very good chrome. Excellent interior. Some poorly fitting rubber. Spotless and correct engine compartment. Cond: 1 - checking and cracking on rear and right door. Good to very good chrome. Some cracked rubber pieces. Interior fresh, except for scratched door sill plate. Excellent instruments. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $112,700. Handsome car in attractive color scheme. Very good restoration starting to deteriorate. In need of a repaint and rechrome to bring back to show quality. Seller should be pleased. . SOLD AT $57,500. A fresh restoration done in a popular color Big Healey values continue to be strong, but perhaps not to the $80,000 of last year Fair price here. #1516-1968 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SHADOW shooting brake. SN SRH5407. Gray/blue leather. RHD. Odo: 60,910 miles. Auto. Good panel fit, except wide at hood behind grille. Dull older repaint, with chips at the rear of the left front door. Chrome fair to good, 68 aont,rns vinyl roof. Fair to good chrome. Aftermarket 20" alloy wheels on low-profile Michelin Pilot Sports. Interior dirty and worn, with cracks in right front and left rear seats. Wood excellent. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $11,500. Very tired. Seems like a refugee from an episode of Pimp my #1549 1952 MERCEDES BENZ 300S - - convertible. S/N 00094/52. Eng. #00097/52. Green/blue leather. Odo: 80,525 miles. 4-sp. Very good panel fit. Older repaint with some cracking and bubbling on hood and fenders. Stone chips on bottoms of doors and right rear fender. Good chrome with some waves under replated bumpers and grille surround. Front bumper ends scuffed. Very worn, cracked, and torn original seats; faded wood on door caps. Wood on dashboard fair. Original Becker Nurburg radio. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT Sports Car Market


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Bonhams & Butterfields Carmel, CA has been sensitively uprated for driving. Sold at the correct price. #1550-1962 PORSCHE 356B cabriolet. S/N 156406. Blue/gray leather. Odo: 36,591 kilometers. Good panel fit, except for left side of trunk panel raised and left door out at rear $153,500. One-family ownership since 1954. A very original car and logically the basis for a restoration. However, at the price paid, a full restoration will leave the buyer well and truly underwater Fully valued and then some. #I529-1956 MERCEDES-BENZ 190SL roadster. S/N 1219216500645. Black/black leather. Odo: 154,353 miles. 4-sp. Good panel fit; good older paint with some lifting and bubbling on right front fender eyebrow. Fair to good veto on molding. Perforation in right rear wheel arch. Good panel fit, with small dent in door. Good chrome except pitted door handle. New correct upholstery. Scuffed steering wheel and side panels. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $10,350. Four-wheel model. After the bubble car bubble burst, these have maintained a modest level. Car was usable as is but would need a good deal to bring to show level. Price paid was full market. #1509-1959 PORSCHE 356A cabriolet. S/N 151403. Eng. #72114. Ivory/red leather. Odo: 45,944 miles. Very good panel fit. Good paint with some polishing marks, small chip on chrome. Very good original interior with nicely patinated seats and older replacement carpets. Alpine stereo cassette radio. Auxiliary gauges in aftermarket console. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $33,350. Maintained and refurbished (rather than restored) high-mileage California blackplate car Only question mark is the missing soft top. If the top comes with it or is available reasonably, a good buy on a very original and solid car. #1539-1957 PORSCHE 356A speedster. S/N 84297. Silver/green/black cloth & vinyl. Odo: 88,404 miles. 5-sp. Very good panel fit, very good paint. Little evidence of use. Chrome Fuchs alloys. Alloy head fairing, solid tonneau, lowered suspension, racing edge. Very good paint and chrome. Perished rubbers on taillight gaskets. Re-done interior very good with proper mats and square-weave carpets. Period Blaupunkt radio. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $50,600. A lovely car restored to driving standards. To get top prizes at PCA events, this car will need some work on panel fit, which may not be easy. The seller did well. #1503 1966 MERCEDES-BENZ 230SL - convertible. S/N 11304210015674. Red/tan vinyl. Odo: 65,845 miles. 4-sp. Variable panel fit, very wide hood gaps. Fair chrome, some scratched with light pitting, missing rear panel trims. Good paint with some waviness underneath. Interior dirty. Later matted carpets; leading edge of left door. Fair to good chrome. Ragged rubber under turn signal/vents on front and exterior rearview mirror. Very good interior with wood-rimmed wheel. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $46,000. Lovely car with a low-power engine. Nicely presented, and a good buy. #1530-1961 PORSCHE 356B cabriolet. SN 154422. Eng. #604923. Red/gold leather. Odo: 54,082 miles. Replacement Super 90 engine, 12-volt conversion. Very good panel fit, except left door out at bottom rear edge. Very good paint, chrome, and rubber. Excellent re-varnished, bleached-out wood; aftermarket Kenwood casette player with speakers cut into rear shelf; Nardi wood-rim wheel. Clean engine, missing underhood pad. Cond: 4+. NOT SOLD AT $17,000. Fairly tired, carelessly restored example. Just drive; don't restore again. With so many 230/250/280SLs for sale, buyers can be picky. Car is probably worth a little more, but not much. #1524-1971 MERCEDES-BENZ 600 limousine. S/N 10001212001767. Gray/black leather. Odo: 23,972 miles. 6.3-liter V8, auto. windshield. Modern racing seats, small racestyle steering wheel. Fuel cell, disc brakes. Club Sport-prepared; in very good condition. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $70,000. The price bid was certainly less than the cost of construction; but as you still have to sort out a race car before venturing onto the track, the bid should have been adequate. #1540-1957 BMW ISETTA 300 coupe. S/N 49957. Red/white vinyl. Odo: 591 miles. Fair paint with some chips on right side; overspray 70  interior with proper rubber mats and squareweave carpet. Non-original radio blanking plate and wood-rimmed wheel. Cond: I. SOLD AT $51,175. The upgrade to the 90-hp Super engine and 12-volt electrics make this a more usable car An attractive restoration that Sports Car Market


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Bonhams & Butterfields Carmel, CA Excellent panel fit, very good paint with a few touched-in scratches. Dent in chrome at left rear wheel arch; some pitting on chrome window surrounds. Replated rear bumper wavy. Interior very good, with very shiny refinished wood trim. Catalog states actual mileage 123,972. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $52,000. The shortwheelbase 6-seat model. Very impressive looking, until you see that it's sitting on the bottom of its air suspension and oil is dripping from below. This does not inspire confidence; 600s are already known as massively expensive to maintain, so they must be bought well. The bid was appropriate, even generous. #1522-1975 MERCEDES-BENZ 450SL roadster. S/N 10704412025262. Gold/ Parchment leather. Odo: 79 miles. Auto. Factory panel fit; largely original paint. Some evidence of new paint above headlights and inside trunk. Interior good but showing wear in driver's seat piping. Wrinkling at top of door #AJ117656. Ivory/black vinyl. Odo: 38 miles. 4-sp. Panel fit as factory fresh. Original paint in excellent condition. Small chips on door hinges, small scratch on left side of front trunk lid. Excellent interior. As new, with 38 miles. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $23,000. The usual conundrum: Drive as a new car and destroy the value or endlessly trailer it to VW shows? Worth the price, in any case. ITALIAN Exotic Car Transport ORLANDO FLORIDA Open and Enclosed #1514-1933 MASERATI 2000 race car. S/N 2011. Eng. #2011. Red/taupe cloth. Very good paint to racing standards, with only small traces of use. Older (display?) Dunlop tires. Small stain on seat, some evidence of oil spray from gearbox on cockpit floor. Cond: 2. panels and stains in carpet. Engine compartment very clean. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $36,800. Owned since new by California M-B dealer, never registered. A new car that really doesn't feel new. It makes you wonder why and how it 's been stored over the years. Huge price, but find another time-capsule '75 SL if you can. cabriolet.  #1502-1977  S/N  1572092816.  VOLKSWAGEN Eng. SOLD AT $346,000. Only 2-liter grand prix car of its type built by Maserati. Ex-Giuseppi Campari and Johnny Lurani, with fairly minor period competition history but continuous provenance, including the Monza museum. Recent historic racing history. Very well presented and fairly priced. #1525-1953 CISITALIA-FORD 808 XF coupe. S/N 000203. Red. Odo: 92,042 miles. Panel fit variable. Quick paint with orange peel and sanding marks. Small fender dents. Missing rear side quarter glass, correct rear Plexiglas window buckled at corners. Incorrect replaced bumpers. No taillamps. Assorted original chrome trim loose inside car, much missing. Empty interior with some missing dash gauges. Pop-riveted replacement floor panels; rust around floor-mounted battery box. Cond: 5. NOT SOLD AT $15,000. The remnants of a Cisitalia-made Ford, with the Italian body joined to a standard Ford 6 chassis with a Cisitalia-modified Ford 6 engine. A total of six cars were built, only three in this style. With this many parts missing, it feels like only a giant model kit for a car. Could be a stunner but not without much research and many dollars. Bid was fair #1559-1954 FERRARI TIPO 500/625 race car. S/N 0210. Red/brown corduroy. "Get the whole story of Exotic Car Transport, visit us on the Worldwide Web." 1-800-766-8797 www.exoticcartransport.com Nationwide Transport of Exotic, Vintage and Luxury Automobiles Indoor Storage Available 72 ORIGINAL SPECIFICATION JAGUAR INTERIORS 4301 N Old SR 3 Muncie, IN 47303 Call for Component list and Pricing Including: Full Interior Kits, Carpet Sets, Leather Seat Covers, Foams, Rubber seal kits 765-288-6613 • 800-338-8034 OSJI@netdirect.net www.OSJI.com OSJI AUTHORIZED INSTALLATION FACILITY MUNCIE IMPORTS & CLASSICS tagolia 4401 N OLD STATE ROAD 3 MUNCIE, IN 47303 Toll Free: (800) 462-4244 Phone: (765) 286-4663 Fax: (765) 287-9551 mic@netdirect.net Muncie-Imports.com Sports Car Market


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Bonhams & Butterfields Carmel, CA 2.5-liter 14 625 engine. Raced in Europe and Argentina by several drivers, including Alejandro DeTomaso. Built originally as a 2.0-liter 500 and used as a dealer display car. Very good paint, with some polish swirl marks. No evidence of racing except for discolored exhaust pipes. Clean interior, fresh tires. Sticker for 1985 Watkins Glen Ferrari track meet. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $632,000. A handsome car, welcome in any historic racing grid. Fully priced considering limited period success. #1510-1959 LANCIA APPIA GTE coupe. S/N 812.01-2988. White/blue leather. Odo: 44,805 miles. Largely original. Dull paint over very good panel fit. Corrosion in left door bottom, repairs evident in A-pillar and front of doors on both sides. Chrome and stainless car Sometimes troublesome Solex carburetors replaced with Webers, on correct original manifold Car presents itself very well, and incorrect interior would be an easy fix. 2600 Alfas are fast, comfortable touring cars whose values have been rising. They have not, however; gotten higher than the price bid. This one should have been sold without regret. #1543-1966 ALFA ROMEO GIULIA GTA coupe. S/N 10502613535. Red/yellow/blue cloth/black vinyl. Very good paint, with some stone chips. Plexiglas windows; racing-modified interior with Simpson driver seat, 1750 GTV passenger seat, and 1300 Giulia rear seat. Campagnolo racing alloy wheels. Clean trim pitted, but it is all present. Reupholstered seats. Remainder of interior original and good. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $17,250. One owner since 1960. Needs everything, but all is there so it would make an ideal candidate for restoration. Pushed across the block (never a good sign), but the mechanicals on these cars are simple and inexpensive. Sold to a European buyer; and well bought. #1542-1962 MASERATI 5000GT coupe. S/N AM103.028. Black/Bordeaux leather. Odo: 19,478 kilometers. Very good panel fit, except hood gap wide and raised on right side. Excellent paint. Very good chrome, including 41111k a chassis number that doesn't fit with either the normal coupe or GTA sequence. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $92,000. Vintage race history in Germany beginning in the 1980s. Bid was under the value of a more fully documented GTA, but the car was well prepared and could not be duplicated for the price bid. Could have been sold at the high bid #1519-1970 BERTONE SHAKE concept car. S/N BER 1877370. White/orange/black canvas/vinyl. Odo: 4,278 kilometers. One-off dune buggy show car by Bertone. Road registered as late as 1996 in New Jersey. Modified lighting and wheels for U.S.-legal use. Fiat 128 mechanicals. The two panels which the car has fit well. Fiberglass body is in good scolt condition, with no cracking or crazing. Presson adhesive badging is fading badly. Some pitting on the chrome trim. The minimal interior is in good condition. Duct tape on air intake hose in engine compartment. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $16,100. Ready for your own production of Bingo di Coperta della Spiaggia—that 's Beach Blanket Bingo to you. Cheap for unique fun. #1555-1970 DETOMASO MANGUSTA engine, modern dual-circuit racing brakes. No listed period racing history. Carries a Germanmarket ID tag with a standard GTV prefix and coupe. S/N 8MA1040. Red/black leather. Odo: 20,653 miles. 289-ci V8, 5-sp. Good panel fit with fair paint. Runs, sanding marks, and sink holes; overspray on rear tires. Chrome THE WORLD'S BIGGEST & BEST JAGUAR WEB SITE very difficult pot-metal door handles. Excellent interior, as new. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $225,000. These very powerful and rare cars have become almost a staple of Monterey auctions, but they always command a great presence. A stunning car and hard to fault. This was a fair price for a very good-looking example. #1552-1964 ALFA ROMEO 2600 SPIDER S/N AR 191540. Red/tan/brown leather. Odo: 67,740 miles. Good panel fit. Very good paint, with some sanding marks on trunklid and polish swirls. Most chrome good, but thinning on left headlight trim and pitting on windshield pillars. Good interior with some wear on top of instrument binnacle, incorrect two-tone seat inserts. Weber carbs fitted. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $30,000. California black plate November 2004  LARGEST INVENTORY OF ALL MODELS http://www.docsjags.com/ DOC'S JAGS 11 iti JikulAkizs WC0RLDWIDE TEL: (480) 951-0777 FAX: (480) 951-3339, AZ RESTORATION CENTER (623) 869-8777 23047 N. 15 Lane, Phoenix, AZ ASK FOR "DOC" • E-mail doc@docsjags.com 73


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Bonhams & Butterfields Carmel, CA #1560-1976 DETOMASO PANTERA GTS coupe. S/N 5093. Silver/black/black vinyl. Odo: 61,487 miles. Variable (factory?) panel fit. Thick paint with chips showing blue underneath. Black paint peeling off front lid and rear lid around badge. Headlights fixed in raised position. Left rearview mirror off of car. trim good, rubber window trims showing age. Dunlop tires on front, BF Goodrich on rear. Interior good but missing headliner. Empty cutout for radio in dashboard. Rust on air cleaner, disconnected oil cooler. Cond: 4+. NOT SOLD AT $32,000. Charismatic and powerful hybrid sports car This example seems tired and neglected, but cost of putting things right is much less than for a Ferrari of comparable performance. Bid was plenty. #1554-1972 FERRARI 246GT coupe. S/N 03326. Red/tan leather. Odo: 10,332 miles. Very good panel fit. Very good paint, with some ovetspray in side air intakes and on windshield rubber. Chrome fair to very good, with otherwise interior as new. Cond: I -. SOLD AT $304,200. An early production number; barely driven. A few enthusiastic weekends at the local track? The price paid is in line with other recent sales. There may even be a bit of upward movement in F40 prices, since they are more usable than the F50 and most think they're more attractive than the Enzo. AMERICAN #1511-1910 OTTO roadster S/N 210. Eng. #C164. Cream/orange leather. Older paint, with various stress cracks and chips. Brass gas side lamps with broken/missing glass. Wood artillery spoke wheels. Worn upholstery with several rips in driver's seat, but nicely patinated. Incorrect side lettering. Dirty interior with splitting passenger seat and pitted gear lever gate. Dirty engine compartment with one spark plug wire disconnected and attached to a screwdriver. Missing rear compartment luggage tray. Dunlop tires on front, BF Goodrich on rear. NOT SOLD AT $18,000. Personal import, with EPA release sticker in doorjamb. A pretty scary example with much evidence of long storage. Bid was all the money. #1504-1979 FERRARI 308 GTB coupe. S/N 28701. Dark gray/black leather. Odo: 31,837 miles. Good panel fit, with rear deciclid raised at right rear corner. Microblistering in paint, chips in doors, bubbling under paint in left door, parking dings in right door. Rubber bumpers very some flaking and pitting on small pieces. Left front bumper slightly misaligned. Interior very good, but seats slightly dirty. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $82,800. Low-mileage car; stored since 1987. Appears hastily freshened—good from a distance, but the details let it down. With low mileage and the lack of recent use, a fairly extensive (and expensive) re-commissioning is in the cards. Price paid was full market. #1547-1975 FERRARI 308 GT4 coupe. S/N 10450. Red/tan leather. Odo: 56,693 miles. Very good panel fit, except gap on right side of rear lid. Very good paint with some bubbling on top of right rear fender and small chips on rear edge of both doors. Very good interior with minor Cond: 3. SOLD AT $51,750. Kenyan road tax disc from 2000. A spendid survivor (one of two extant), showing its use proudly. Bought by an SCMer, a dealer who will be able to retail it very sucessfully. #1563A-1936 CADILLAC SERIES 80 convertible. S/N 4110328. Burgundy/tan leather. Odo: 36,039 miles. 368-ci V12. Good panel fit, except both doors out at rear edge. Good paint with large scratch on right front fender, microblistering under paint on right door, bubbling over . SOLD AT $25,300. A used car which will need much to be #2-condition. Hopefully the mechanicals are in better shape than the body. A fair buy, but no bargain. good. Good interior, with heavy wear to driver's seat side bolster and worn window felts. Cond: 3 - #1551-1990 FERRARI F40 coupe. S/N ZFFMN34A5L0084944. Red/red cloth. Odo: 4,331 kilometers. Variable factory panel fit. Excellent paint, with a few small stone chips on front valance. Some staining on driver's seat, right rear wheel, small chip on front of left door. Excellent interior. Scuffed wide whitewalls. Fog lights. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $45,000. A short-wheelbase V12 Full Classic Cadillac. Flashy looking from a distance, but too bad the details don't add up. Needs a total stripdown for show. Bid was perhaps $10k light. wear on seats. Very clean engine. A/c. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $23,000. A rare rear-seat-delete car; with luggage straps on rear plaff'orm. Owner states 60k service done. If you like the square styling of these cars (and 1 do), they are a great way to enter Ferrari ownership. Well bought. 74  #1520-1937 PACKARD 115-C cabriolet. S/N 115-C1088. Red/beige leather. Odo: 1,714 kilometers. 237-ci 16. Good panel fit, but both doors stand out at bottom at rear edge. Older repaint, with a good deal of cracking on rear and doors and polishing marks. Good brightwork. Sports Car Market


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Bonhams & Butterfields Carmel, CA 352-ci V8, auto. Excellent panel fit, good older paint with chips on right rear door edge. Bodywork to sills and right front fender. Good chrome with some light pitting. Interior starting to show wear on seat piping. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $32,200. Older refurbishing of a very original top-of-the-line big Ford, though in one of the less exciting color combinations. Great for cruising and for any shows where originality is prized. Price was high, but you can't make them original again. Good interior, with some marks and fading. Stained carpets. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $70,000. A very attractive and rare Swissbodied classic Packard. The older restoration neededfreshening, but it still presents itself well from a distance. Even for the little Packard with some needs, the bid seemed at least $10k light. #1506-1959 FORD FAIRLANE GALAXIE convertible. S/N H9EC222480. White/gold/ black/white vinyl and cloth. Odo: 5,405 miles. #1521-1964 CHEVROLET IMPALA coupe. S/N 41847L138159. White/white/ maroonleather.Odo:99,660miles.Low-ridermild custom, with hidden door handles and indepen interior with piping on seats. Driver's seat shows wear, worn and faded blue steering wheel. Custom console with accessory oil pressure and water temp gauges. Cassette stereo. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $19,000. Execution not generally to a very high standard. Bid was quite generous. #1505-1991 DODGE CARAVAN minivan. S/N 2B4GK25K8M1R158903. Blue/burgundy velour fabric. Odo: 21 miles. Panel fit as new. Fairly tame Peter Max paint scheme, with usual woman's head, flowers, planet and stars, and sunburst. Unmarked paint. Interior as new. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $35,000. That newcar smell courtesy of Chrysler, circa 1991. A dent four-wheel hydraulics. 327-ci V8, auto. Fair panel fit, with both doors bowing out at bottom and rear. Thick pearlescent white paint with holes on driver's door for missing exterior mirror. Very good chrome. Custom leather Buying. I ading and Consigning Arnett( an Classics. Eurosports. Rolls/ Bentle 65 + Cars In Inventory ■ and ollection Liquidations. Always Btu Web: Vintagemotorssarasota.com • 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300S Cabriolet 4  1960 Porsche 356 B Roadster Red I Tan Leather, Well-restored. #s match. Porsche heritage docs. ;proper tool kit $73,500 It nr --1954 Arnolt-Bristol Deluxe Red I Grey Interior. piped dark red, strong A-Bristol motor 909 500 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302 Medium Red i Black Interior. 4-speed, AM Radio, chrome wheels, refinished $39,900 November 2004 Temper() is proud to create hand-crafted reproductions of many of the world's most famous sports and racing cars. Our cars are based on the manufacturer's original designs, and are built to each customer's individual specifications. They have been upgraded to reflect modern requirements of safety and performance. Each car is lovingly and skillfully constructed from sheet aluminum using the time-honored methods employed by reputable coach building companies. Classics start at $114,000. 3 XKSS In Production Tempero has also custom-built these 1950-1960 racing classics: Short Nose D-Type C Type Lightweight E-Type XJI3 Lister Costin 75 1994 Jaguar XJ220 Spa Silver / Smoke Leather. 500 HP 3.5 Litre Twin Turbo. Car No 178 of approx 225 9249.000 XKSS DBR2 61'.1 FEI(L;simi-;  ,Eut-0 Burgundy Saddle, Complete professional restoration by reknown Kienle 5295 000 VINTAGE MOTORS EXCLUSIVE FACTORY AGENT OF .1 .1.. :  -t-  • O.',  • .1.W K r • ;-  70 if Long 11,2  P0414 sear • fi • Si.: fit,r1t. DAILY El 1..1 -1 .1t,pcl, C)  r 0 wp or ARASOTA _ 5500 N. Limiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34243, USA l'hone: 141-355-6500 l'a: 041-359-081() salesetemperocars.com Web: vint,igemotorssamsota.com — base-level minivan with the smallest engine, hubcaps, and roll-up windows. There are much cheaper ways to own a Peter Max painting, assuming you want one in the first place.*


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RM Auctions Monterey, CA RM AUCTIONS INC. RM Auctions Monterey, CA August 13-14, 2004 Auctioneer:  Number of lots:  Number of lots sold:  Sales rate:  Sales total:  High sale:  Peter Bainbridge 185 162 88% S16,432,680 Lot 239, 1961 Chaparral 1 Sports Racer, sold sold at I, I 1 I,UUU .  1.■  Premium: 10% (included in prices of sold lots) ASk, Report by John Clucas and Scott Featherman or almost a decade now, RM has been bringing multi-million dollar cars to the Monterey auction block at the familiar downtown venue, now named the Portola Plaza rather than the Doubletree. RM is the only auction company during this weekend to offer two nights of auctions, and the room was filled both Friday and Saturday. F cars as any of the other five Monterey auctions. Not surprisingly, the total value of cars sold through RM was also the highest at $16.4m. RM offered more than twice as many In the lead-up to Monterey, auction promotion focused on two million-dollar centerpieces: a one-off, Abarth-bodied 1953 Ferrari 166/250MM Competition Spyder, and a 1961 Chaparral 1 Sports Racer, one of Jim Hall's five first-edition machines. The Ferrari arrived at the auction looking nowhere as attractive as another early Ferrari consignment, a 1952 225 Sport Vignale Spyder. As such, the 166/250MM was outsold, $847,000 to $995,500. The Chaparral did make top sale at $1,111,000. The sales rate was a whopping 88%, so the disappointments were few. Bidding on a glorious, but red, Mercedes 540K Cabriolet stopped at $1.1m, short of the low estimate of $1.4m. And despite a bid of $1.4m, a 1972 Ferrari 712 Can-Am race car failed to find a new home. the flavor of the weekend at RM. Though RM has made a business of selling vintage racers at past Monterey auctions, of the eight cars to cross the block this year, few reached their low estimates. The exception was a 1988 Indy 500 March 88C-6, a second-place finisher that year, which sold well above expectations, at $78,100. Full-blown race cars certainly weren't 76  Clean and original engine and undercarriage. Claimed original mileage. Could have been better prepared for sale. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $29,700. One of the many 2,500-cc British saloons offered in the late 1930s. Sold at a fair price, but only a sound investment if owner merely freshens rather than dives into a full resto. #127-1950 JAGUAR XK120 roadster. SN 670333. Green/beige leather. Odo: 2,303 miles. Very good paint spoilt by a large run in the right door. Poor panel fit at doors' bottom rear corners. Front left bumper badly repaired. Grille not square with front bumpers. As-new interior. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $83,995. The looks and performance of the X120 in its polished aluminium inevitably scratched. Fitted with passenger seat. Front view spoilt by add-on black thermo fan up against aluminum radiator. Detailed cleaning of engine would have helped presentation. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $100,100. A replica of a Le Mans winner is the next best thing when you can't afford the real thing. And why not update the mechanicals while you're about it? A well-crafted reproduction worth the money. #174-1958 ASTON MARTIN DB2/4 MARK III. S/N AM30031391. Black/red leather. Odo: 80,775 miles. 4-sp. Very original and complete down to the toolkit, but very ISO,. RM had something here for everyone, from Fiats and Bug-Eye Sprites to milliondollar Ferraris. Perhaps it was this mixture and the wide cross-section of enthusiasts who were attracted that helped create the fun, carnival atmosphere of the event. Whether or not this unduly loosened purse strings is anyone's guess, but there were definitely smiles all around.—J.C. & S.F. ENGLISH #272-1938 MG SA sedan. S/N SA 2037. Black/mustard leather. RHD. Odo: 12,379 miles. Fine panel fit but old repaint. Dull chrome. New carpets but original seats tired and re-colored; interior timberwork tired. Uneven door gaps. Very good chrome but some buff marks. New interior, new wheels. Some road grime beneath proves the car is driveable. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $70,400. A great performer and one of just 640 factory-built 100M Le Mans. Beautiful condition deservedly brought top dollar #169-1957 JAGUAR D-TYPE REPLICA. S/N 054. Green/grey leather. RHD. Odo: 174 miles. Commissioned by works driver Ash Marshall, a re-creation of a particular shortnose car, X1(13525. Steel box frame with alloy body. Excellent panelwork and paint, minor sanding marks in hard-to-sand places. Interior's heyday earned it accolades seldom matched since. Expensively restored, but still lacking in some areas. More than fully priced for this condition. #245-1956 AUSTIN-HEALEY LE MANS 100M roadster. S/N BN22231272. Red and black/black leather. Odo: 12,344 miles. Excellent paint with minor orange peel. tired everywhere. Paintwork shocking, doors dropped on hinges, rust in sills, rear bumper very poor. Interior good for patterns only. Needs total ground-up restoration. Cond: 6+. SOLD AT $31,350. A fast and highly desirable GT. Far superior mechanically to its predecessors. A fat checkbook and huge dedication are required to bring this example back to life. Sports Car Market


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RM Auctions Monterey, CA However, at this cheap price it might still be financially viable. #241-1959 JAGUAR XKlSOS roadster. S/N S830855. Blue/red leather. Odo: 5,475 miles. Beautiful paintwork, door gaps non-uniform front/rear. Very good chrome but some ripples in door trim. Window seals fit roughly. since retrim. Grimy undercarriage. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $17,050. With a fiberglass body, all-independent suspension, four-wheel discs and a V8, the Dart performed well in its day. More than a fair price paid here, considering the car's faults. Low estimate of $30,000 just not realistic. #181-1962 BENTLEY S2 CONTINENTAL FLYING SPUR sedan. S/N BC 102LAR. Green metallic/beige leather. Odo: 89,829 miles. 4-sp auto. Very good panel fit and paintwork. Straight chromework showing its age, dented front overriders. Beautifully maintained interior showing nice patina to inlaid interior woodwork. Trim missing at lower left side of dash. Grubby engine with oil leaks. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $75,900. Immaculate engine and undercarriage. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $137,500. The ultimate development of the Jaguar XK models lacks the looks of an E-type but matches its performance. Wonderfully restored, and a price that indicates that values of the S variant continue to climb. #242-1960 ASTON MARTIN DB4 SERIES H coupe. S/N DB4265R. Gunmetal/ grey leather. RHD. Odo: 76,266 miles. An older restoration. Paint and panelwork still very good. Ripples in front and rear bumpers, windshield delaminating. Good interior but no • .:-.116 4 IP= wheels, tires, and interior. All freshly restored. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $26,950. MGAs are inexpensive, practical, and fun. The Mark II is rarer than the Mark I model, but little different. Very well restored and deserving of the betterthan-average winning bid. One of the more desirable four-door jobs of the period. Designed for luxurious and fast continental driving, this example was owned for 32 years by actor Gregory Peck. Fair price paid for a great car with a notable history. #261-1962 MGB SEBRING race car. S/N 18SGUH184. Red/black race seat, red pass. Odo: 209 miles. Ex-factory Sebring car, with full documentation. Reportedly raced just twice since restoration following a hefty smash. Variable panel fit, variable paint with some orange peel. Evidence of previous wing mirrors. Excellent interior. Freshly restored engine and undercarriage. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT #218-1962 MGA MARK II roadster. S/N GHNL2108058. Red/black leather. Odo: 8 miles. Excellent paint. Right hand door gaps larger than left, other panel fit variable. Buff marks in rear bumper, scraps of plastic protection remaining on grille slats. Brand-new No other parts site has more original originals. longer new. Grubby seat belts, foot rest rubber missing. Engine presentable but well used. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $75,900. A fast, refined, lightweight grand tourer with classic good looks thrown in. This one was looking a little neglected and needed just a little work to revitalize. Bought at a fair price. #110-1962 DAIMLER SP250 roadster. S/N 100533. Red/maroon/black leather. Odo: 2,943 miles. Orange-peel paint all over, overspray on dash. Chrome in original condition. Door gaps much wider at tops. Quite some miles driven November 2004 77


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RM Auctions Monterey, CA oil leaks. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $36,300. Technically advanced and a well-respected performer in its day. Top dollar paid for a car that clearly needs much work before it can be enjoyed to its fullest. On the other hand, when all finished, owner will have a very unusual piece that will attract a lot of attention. GERMAN #271 - $104,500. One of the two MGBs to have successfully competed in Sebring 's 1964 12-hour event. Showing signs of its racing provenance, despite a thorough restoration. Highly desirable if you're a B enthusiast—as reflected in the high sale price. #123-1967 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM V limousine. S/N 5LVF3. Black/beige leather. Odo: 97,807 kilometers. Auto. Totally original, with tired paint, variable door gaps on left. Straight bumpers with many over-rider dents front and rear. Beautifully maintained interior including walnut-inlaid liquor cabinet, dash 1936 MERCEDES-BENZ 540K cabriolet. S/N 130945. Two-tone red/black w/red piping. Odo: 4,147 kilometers. Reported nut-and-bolt restoration by Mercedes-Benz expert in early 1990s with a class win at the Pebble Beach Concours in 1996. Highquality paint finish in very presentable condition; tapelines show in two-tone color-change sections however. Interior is like new but does not appear to have the correct texture leather Sort of a scaled-down version of the luxurious 3005. Hammer price fair. #265-1955 MERCEDES-BENZ 3005L alloy gullwing coupe. S/N 1980435500786. Eng. #1989805500728. Silver/red. Odo: 930 miles. M-B Classic Center documented this example original as delivered. Alloy body. Reported high-standard total restoration by German marque specialist in mid 1990s. Paint finish, gaps, panel fit very good. Interior well done yet leather not quite original texture. and door cappings. Engine grubby. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $92,400. More than an upmarket Silver Cloud and one of onlyfive built by James Young in LHD. Claimed to have been formerly owned by Spain's General Francisco Franco. Despite the car 's faults, it probably has many more miles lefl in it. Top dollar bid this night, considering any further investment is unlikely to increase its value greatly. FRENCH #131-1949  TALBOT-LAGO  T-26 RECORD coupe. S/N 26436. Burgundy/burgundy leather. RHD. Odo: 11,095 kilometers. Very tired paint with cracks, chips and crazing. Poor panel fit all around, doors loose on hinges. A or carpets. Chassis and engine compartment highly detailed. Brightwork good; massive grille has slight pitting. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $1,100,000. The 540Ks were the fastest production car at the time. 406 540Ks were built with a variety of body styles, ranging from sedans, coupes, and roadsters, but most were cabriolets. This example is reported to be one of three special cabriolets built. Estimates of $1.4m to $1.8m clearly optimistic. Bid was closer to reality. #216-1952 MERCEDES-BENZ 220A cabriolet. S/N 1870120809352. Med blue/ beige leather. Odo: 52,531 kilometers. 4sp. 2-passenger convertible with rear jump seat. Reported comprehensive restoration to concours condition. Paint finish attractive— . NOT SOLD AT $770,000. 1,374 300SL coupes were produced. Only 29 allaluminum bodies were made and all still exist. Engine, brakes, and suspension were also enhanced for these cars compared to standard coupe. Has gone just 21 miles since a no-sale bid of $750k at RM Amelia Island in March 2003. All considered, bid offered was in the theoretical market range, again. Engine also well done, some components are incorrectly finished from original. Has Rudge knock-off chrome wheels and fitted luggage. Belly pans missing. Overall, very well done. Cond: 1 - #228-1956 PORSCHE 550A/1500 RS SPYDER factory race car. S/N 0101. Eng. #P90699. Silver/red leather. Odo: 3,205 miles. Chassis competed in the 1956 LeMans, Nurburgring, Rheims, and won the Targa Florio overall. Also, first factory team car in this series production for the 1956-racing season. Current engine not original. 5-sp. Aging restoration. a, Brightwork straight but rechrome needed. Re-carpeted but edging torn. Seats retrimmed some years ago; leather door trims original but cracked. Modern wiring fitments underhood; 78  okay quality, some sanding marks, fisheye evident. Left door sticks, which is a concern with its wood framing. Chrome and soft top nice. Leather and carpet show well, headliner looks tired. Chassis clean and well done. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $58,300. Should make an attractive, enjoyable driver if mechanicals are sorted. Silver paint still shows well; some slight stress cracks. Panel fit fine for application. Interior in good shape and tidy. Wheels nice. Chassis appears clean. Front belly pans have slight battle damage. Nice cosmetic appearance. Has not been driven for several years, so expect some recommissioning. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $726,000. 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RM Auctions Monterey, CA #268-1957 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL gullwing coupe. S/N 1980406500265. Burgundy/tan leather. Odo: 60,631 kilometers. Reported matching numbers. Same-family ownership for the past 38 years. Originally delivered new for export to Mexico in November #238-1960 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL roadster. S/N 19804210002592. White/red leather. Odo: 59,506 miles. Reported recent complete restoration. Third owner for the past 30 years. Decent quality paintwork with minor flaws. Panel fit and gaps somewhat inconsistent, with both doors, upper leather trim rubbing , of 1956. Older repaint shines, but appears of just average quality. Some tape lines and overspray. Cracking in stress areas. Panel and gap fit not spot on. Gaskets old and cracking. Chrome decent. Interior leather has older patina (it's serviceable); evidence of redyeing. Replacement carpet not correct texture. Engine and chassis presentable, not highly detailed. Belly pans and highly valued Rudge knock-off wheels. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $308,000. Let's hope this one's been exercised often enough to keep the mechanicals sound. If so, all considered, the sale price was at market. Gzillwings continue to climb. #I37-1957 BMW 503 convertible. S/N 13412128931. White/blue leather. Odo: 57 kilometers. Reported bare-metal repaint, comprehensive mechanical going-over, new interior. Paint to a decent standard, shows well but a bit thick in areas. Gap and panel fit okay. Front bumper chrome slightly pitted. Interior leather and carpet like new. Gauges nice, radio chrome pitting. Engine and chassis reasonably clean, only light road grime. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $165,000. The 503 is a rare, all-alloybodied 4-seat coupe/convertible, based on the BMW 501/502 chassis with Count Albrecht Goertz coachwork and the V8 engine of the renowned 507 roadsters. Only 129 convertibles were produced. (The auction catalog states that this is 1 of 43 Bertone-bodied 503 convertibles, but Klaus Kutcher, head of BMW's Mobile Tradition Museum of historic vehicles, stated there were never any Bertone-bodied 503s built). Take that as you may; this is an unusual model, tough to value but perhaps the new benchmark for 503 convertibles. Classic Car Insurance Costs Less Than You Think! 11111.11111111 ‘ into window post frame. Chrome okay but fit not spot-on, especially headlight trim. Interior leather presentable, some scuff marks. Dash trim slight pitting. Trunk not detailed. Chassis clean but has some fresh undercoating. Engine compartment not detailed, looks a bit scruffy, even with its polished bits. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $209,000. Basic drum-brake roadster If the mechanicals are sorted, it might make a decent driver, but the overall package does not inspire. On the other hand, priced about right for the condition and if the owner can live with the flaws, he's saved $50k over a visually nicer car AUTHORIZED MORGAN MOTOR CAR DEALER Contact Gary Gandy to discuss your classic car insurance needs. arish,Heacock cevi INSURANCE (800) 678-5173 Instant quotes online at: www.parishheacock.com November 2004 Choose from our current hand picked inventory of the finest Morgans available anywhere including: New Plus 8, Aero 8, Plus 8 Turbo, Plus 4, Plus 4 Super Sport, Plus 4 Roadster, 4/4 Series V Racer, Plus 4 DH(, Plus 4 Hotrod Roadster ( 111011(111 WEST 3003 PICO BLVD, SANTA MONICA, CA 90405 (310)998-3311 DENNIS GLAVIS, MANAGING DIRECTOR 79 Visit our web site at www.morgonwest.net for our current listings of Morgans and other fine morgues including Acme Rocket Bikes, Jaguar, Lotus, MG and others.


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RM Auctions Monterey, CA #176-1961 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL roadster. S/N 19898010002811. Black/red leather. Odo: 45,401 kilometers. Claimed recent "full" restoration. Paintwork to decent standard, some flaws. Stress cracks starting in usual places. Chrome okay. Door fit off slightly. Leather and carpets almost new and appear correct. Engine and chassis detailed and tidy. Chrome wheels good, along with correct tires. Disc brakes. Hardtop included. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $240,350. I'd consider this a strong "driver"' if the mechanicals check out. Out of a total of 1,850 300SL roadsters built, only the last approximately 600 units had these desirable disc brakes. The market continues to climb steadily on these blue-chip collectables; especially no-stories, highly original examples or very high-quality restorations. Priced to market. 1964 PORSCHE 356C cabriolet. S/N 159242. Eng. #730269. Medium green/ saddle leather. Odo: 715 miles. Reported to be matching-numbers and no expense spared restoration. Paint finish to quality standard. Hood and left-side door fit off. Antenna loose. Door handle chrome pitted. Front windshield gasket old and cracked. Interior redone, yet seat -t / #163 - clean and tidy. Engine compartment slightly soiled. Chassis shows light road grime and light surface rust. Overall looks like a very well-preserved 6,900-mile car. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $23,650. VW's shot at a "mid-level " exotic. Designed by Ghia, built by Karmann (alongside the "traditional" Type 1 Karmann Ghia but based on the VW Type 3 chassis). Never officially exported to the USA. MSRP was the same as the Porsche 356. The T34 Registry claims that approximately 2,000 of the original 42,500 built between 1962 and 1969 remain worldwide. This example did not have the optional factory sunroof Sale price within expected range. #162 1966 VOLKSWAGEN 21 WINDOW - - MICROBUS. S/N 256111411. Medium blue/ white roof/gray. Odo: 33,499 miles. 1500-cc. Reported no-expense-spared restoration, looks quite believable. Concours award winner. Paint finish, panel straightness and gap spacing as new. Interior well done, as new. Some of Interior redone to a good standard. Chassis clean and appears sound, new exhaust system. Engine compartment nicely detailed. Cond: 2 - Auto. Recent okay-quality repaint. Decklid fit off, front bumper fit poor. Hardtop gaskets deteriorated. Front windshield pitted. Engine detailed. Chassis clean and appears sound. Carpets very faded, dash tired, seats and wood fine. Trunk freshly painted over surface rust. Hardtop included. No a/c. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $22,000. If this car is in decent mechanical condition and the soft top is fine, the price was appropriate. Has a decent appearance, but the uneven look smells of "let 's get this pretty for auction." #217 1971 MERCEDES BENZ 280SL - - roadster. S/N 11304412018749. Red/tan leather. Odo: 86,971 miles. Auto. Repaint quite presentable, some slight chips and dings. With exception of hood fit, panel fit and gaps good. . SOLD AT $35,200. Reported to have recent mechanical refurbishment and mileage believed to be correct. Includes hardtop and a/c. If all its equipment works and performs well, sold at the upper range of the market. 2000 PORSCHE GT3. S/N WPOZZZ99ZYS690759. Silver/black leather. Odo: 883 kilometers. 3.6-liter H6, 6-sp. As new in most respects. Side pods and front spoiler suffering consequences of low clearance. Little effort made to clean engine bay. Claimed to be #189 - chrome pitted, glue residue shows on carpet edges. Engine and chassis well done in general. Oil leaking from engine. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $60,500. For a no-expense-spared restoration, lots of details appear to have been overlooked. Hope the all-important sort-out work has been completed. Market continues to be strong on correct, no-stories C cabs. This example sold at about market value for its condition; estimate of $80k-$90k was too wishful. #212-1964 VOLKSWAGEN KARMANN GHIA TYPE 34 coupe. S/N 0265693. Red w/black roof/beige vinyl. Odo: 6,946 miles. Reported to be unrestored and original mileage. Paint hasn't faded as is typical for 40year-old German red paint—still very glossy. Chrome good. Rubber door gaskets showing age. Interior looks almost new. Trunk area 80 the window glass has light surface scratches. Engine compartment and chassis not perfect but close. Chassis been lightly undercoated. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $41,800. Includes beige vinyl factory sliding sunroof The 2 I -Window is the most sought-after by the cult of the VW bus. Prices continue to climb for the best examples, especially the ones done right and ready to roll. This is one of those. Peace and love to everyone who rides in this. #115 1970 MERCEDES BENZ 280SL - - roadster. S/N 11304412015989. Light gold metallic/brown vinyl. Odo: 33,029 miles. a GT3 European Club Sport Porsche sold as a race car and not a GT3R. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $72,600. For the well-heeled, a GT3 makes a great and fast weekend racer With just 883 km of racing on the clock, this one's still new. Priced at about $100k when really new, not counting the premium. Sold cheaply, even if there might be use-related needs lurking. ITALIAN #269A-1952 FERRARI 212 INTER VIGNALE coupe. S/N 0231EL. Red/camel Sports Car Market


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RM Auctions Monterey, CA leather. RHD. Odo: 47,319 kilometers. Excellent panelwork. Very good paint but crazing on trunk. Excellent seats and carpet. All original glass scratched. Engine neat but no longer new. Grubby undercarriage. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $299,600. A historic car owned for 40 years (from 1951) by successful Argentinian Ferrari racer Jose Gonzalez. Sold at the high end for a 212, but beautiful to look at, great to drive, and a good history. #232-1952 FERRARI 225 SPORT SPYDER race car. S/N 0160/ED. Eng. #0160/ ED. Dark red/tan leather. RHD. Odo: 852 kilometers. Restored several times, reported to have all the original major components. Since last restoration, winner of several platinum awards including the Cavallino Classic VI Concours Judges Cup. High standard of workmanship worldwide motorsports contender One of 13 I 66MMs; coachwork designed and built by Carlo Abarth with fully removable body sections attached with quick-release aircraft-type fasteners. For the 1954 season, Ferrari records show it was upgraded with the 3.0-liter competition engine #0265M, which it retains today. Really an odd-looking car, but if you like noseheadlights, this is the Ferrari for you. Would look good sitting next to your Tucker The right price, even though the auction company was hoping for another $250k. #231-1967 FERRARI 275 GTB/4 coupe. S/N 09865 GT. Verdi Chiaro/red leather. Odo: 10,780 kilometers. Reported repaint but never been restored. Original miles appears believable. Respray to high standard, panel fit and gaps as original. Interior is very well preserved in every respect. Engine compartment, trunk, and chassis also clean and well preserved. The engine was completely rebuilt by a specialist to cure a smoking problem. New Michelin XWXs on nice Campagnolo alloys. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $53,900. One of 280 built, and the first production Ferrari V12 engine to feature double overhead camshafts. Original, unusual, yet refreshing exterior color Sold at the upper ceiling of current market, but a very strong, highly original, excellent condition, no-stories 275GTB/4. #276-1964 FERRARI 250 GT LUSSO coupe. S/N 5399. Eng. #5399. Red/black. Odo: 28,518 kilometers. Showing 28,518 km, last owner for 25 years. Catalog says unrestored, repainted in 1980, and showing typical signs of age. Actual car better than catalog pictures or catalog description. Dealer poster with car claims it just underwent a concours-level restoration. Claims "freshly repainted" and it does appear that it has recently received more than a major detailing. Original black interior No other parts site bolts on more power. throughout, with the exception of some minor paint blemishes on the hood. Appears virtually flawless. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $995,500. This 225 started its life as a Scuderia Ferrari Factory team car in March 1952. Unique to this chassis were the specially designed rear axle, extra-large fuel tank, and heavy-duty springs. The 225 changed hands several times while competing in numerous races, but its full history seems to be well known. Sold within the range shown in SCM's Price Guide. #248-1953 FERRARI 166/250 MM LIGHTWEIGHT COMPETITION SPYDER. S/N 0262M. Eng. #0265M. Silver/ black cloth. RHD. Recently restored by Wayne Sparling; all-alloy coachwork recreated. Ferrari records show that in 1954, #0262M was rebodied in the style of the Scaglietti Spyder design of the time. High quality workmanship throughout. Left front fender lip has 3-inch scratch and there are slight stress cracks in some corners. Cond: I, SOLD AT $847,000. Introduced in 1948, the victorious 166MMs helped established Ferrari's reputation as a November 2004  13W Motors 1110' More manifolds for less. 81


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PM Auctions Monterey, CA . SOLD AT $247,500. Even though Lusso prices may have made great strides in the past few years, this is a high price for one with no maintenance records and confusing presentation. Could be a money pit requiring major work or could be a nice survivor as-is. Let's hope for the best. remains in very good shape including beautiful original Nardi steering wheel. Nice new grey carpets; interior may have been recently dyed. Ugly underdash radio shown in catalog now gone. Dash leather and padding good, instruments show typical yellowing of plastic faces. Cond: 2 - 1966 FERRARI 330 GT 2+2 coupe. S/N 8485. Dark blue/beige leather. Odo: 25,474 miles. Reported fresh frame-off restoration. Repaint of average quality. Finish is shiny but uneven, with some lack of attention to detail. Leather and carpets new. Interior has tidy appearance; engine compartment and chassis neat, #233 - too. Campagnolo wheels nice looking. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $60,500. Everyone agrees that early 2+2s are cheap given the cost of making one nice. But that applies to lots of exotics, and is not of itself a compelling reason to buy. But if you have to have one, get one that has just been freshly done and sorted out. Sold for $15k over high side of SCM's Pocket Price Guide range for #2 condition, but fair enough if everything hangs together right. 1966 ISO GRIFO coupe. SN GL 850221. Black/gray. Odo: 20,222 miles. One of just 412 Grifos built. 327-ci Chevy V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. Although not verified, the remarkable condition of the interior supports this low mileage. Good paint, panel gaps equal to or better than original. Underhood and chassis clean and detailed. Even battery clamps appear original or at least proper. Excellent overall condition. Has received two class wins at Pebble Beach. Cond: 1 #287 - - Chassis clean and detailed but tubes heavily undercoated. Correct high-profile XWX tires have practically no body clearance. Engine compartment clean but with many incorrect details. All underhood panels gloss black instead of correct satin black. All heater hoses missing, washer bag gone, horns incorrect, battery clamps incorrect, chassis plate missing. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $341,000. 275 Berlinettas are hot on the market, with prices going up every month. Still, this brought $100k above most price guides for a short-nose 275, and $20k above auction company's high estimate. Surprising for a car that still requires much work in the engine bay to be in concours condition, but indicative that the market is stronger than any of us predicted #247 1970 LAMBORGHINI MIURA - P400S coupe. S/N 4401. Orange/blue vinyl. Odo: 22,283 kilometers. Reported older restoration. Paint holding up well, some stress . SOLD AT $73,700. No mention of how long ago concours wins were achieved, but car is very nice. Everything in good order yet price paid must be a new record. However, given how the market is rising, not an 82  Excellent panels and paint. Minor bubble on left sail panel, minor access scratches on left sill. Driver's seat tiring, headliner sagging, carpets as new. Good engine bay. Claimed $8,000 recent expenditure on cosmetics. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $27,500. Very good condition, especially for a two-valve injected car the slowest of all 308s. Assuming it runs out well, fair deal all around. By now, 308s are bought for looking good in the sun, not for performance. Sports Car Market also impressive. Engine and chassis clean, tidy but not highly detailed. Rare factory a/c and factory-option hardtop. Wire Borranis all nice. Strong presence. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $125,400. Only 125 Spiders were built. If this one is as nice mechanically as cosmetically, it's probably one of the better of the 4.7 Ghibli Spiders remaining. Sale price closer to the high side of 4.9 money, but not outrageous. #210-1980 FERRARI 308 GTSi. S/N ZFFAA02A0A0034367. Silver/black leather. Odo: 61,078 miles. Immaculately maintained. t,7---1 3V so IP no expensive way to have an attractive, lowproduction exotic that will have low running costs. #279 1966 FERRARI 275 GTB berli- netta. S/N 06787. Eng. #06787. Red/black. Odo: 34,512 kilometers. Testing mileage only after restoration. Traded to FAF motorcars in Atlanta by original owner in 1974. Second owner drove it until the late 1990s, when he began a major restoration. Engine rebuilt by noted Ferrari specialist. Paint and interior done to excellent standards. Chrome fits properly to body, but rear deck emblems in wrong place. cracks on edges and some slight peeling. Wide gap at right front door top. Windshield delaminating on right lower edge. Interior appears original—clean, a bit past patina in a few areas, but presentable. Wheels in good condition and chassis appears solid with moderate road grime. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $145,200. If mechanically in good condition, it should make a strong driver The 400S is not as desirable or valuable as its successor; the 400SV but prices have been climbing steadily. Sold right in its market range. #226 1971  - MASERATI  GRIBLI SPYDER. S/N AM116/S 1079. Black/black leather. Odo: 47,441 kilometers. Reported early-'90s no-expense-spared restoration and numerous concours awards. Displayed at the unveiling of the new Maserati Spyder at the Toronto International Auto Show. High-quality paintwork. Panel fit and gaps good with exception of right door and hood off a bit. Interior


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RM Auctions Monterey, CA AMERICAN #171-1932 FORD HOT ROD coupe. S/N 181497140. Maroon/beige leather. Odo: 43,410 miles. 327-ci V8, late-model 4-sp auto. Very good paint with minor flaws, polishing marks in otherwise straight chromework. Imperfect trunk panel fit. Excellent interior with attention to detail including leather headlining and pinstripes on dash. Engine detail excellent. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $52,800. The steel body, modern mechanicals, and good detailing on a 1932 car make this hottie more desirable than most. The buyer should be well satisfied—it would have cost him a lot more to have created the same thing himself #239-1961 CHAPARRAL 1 race car. S/N White/black. RHD. Corvette-derived 327-ci V8, 6 Stromberg 97 carbs, Borg-Warner 1-10 4-sp, Ford/Halibrand rear end. Tubular space frame, 4-wheel Girling disc brakes, fully independent suspension, total weight of 1,560 lb! Paint and panel fit good. Interior, engine compartment, and chassis clean. Tidy and well prepared. Halibrand mag wheels showing some age. Restored in the late '90s with careful attention to authenticity and originality. Significant parts and panels replaced were saved, boxed, and included with this sale. Imposing presence. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $1,111,000. One of two 3. California-based Reventlow Automobiles, Inc., created Scarab sports-racing cars, which were extremely successful in 1950s U.S. Road Racing Championships. In 1958 they wanted to tackle Formula One, but the FIA ruled out the use of the formidable Chevy V8. A 4-cylinder engine was built but ultimately the package was not competitive. Modified for class 366 in 1960, this Scarab used the aluminum Buick V8 and had some success in the short-lived class. Noted for its quality construction and performance, this Scarab will be a welcomed entry into historic and vintage events. #187 1962 CHEVROLET CORVETTE - convertible. S/N 20867SI10866. Red/red vinyl. Odo: 23,054 miles. 327-ci V8, Fl, 4-sp. Complete nut-and-bolt restoration. Good panel fit. Some sanding marks showing beneath good but carpets stained. Unrestored engine bay. Corroded battery terminals exemplify minimal effort in pre-auction preparation. Original window sticker and service records. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $55,000. A big - window Plexiglas. Well-presented engine and undercarriage. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $467,500. Gulf Oil car with wonderful racing history through the early '60s and one of the biggestmuscled Corvettes—a Cobra killer In amazingly good condition considering its tough life An expensive 'Vette, but hey, there aren't many 'Vettes more desirable. #170-1966 CHEVROLET CORVETTE coupe. S/N 194376S 118787. Blue/blue leather. Odo: 80,008 miles. 427-ci V8, 425-hp, 4-sp. Excellent paint. Door gaps variable, panels and bumpers less than perfect. Goodish interior _ I--  block engine puts this Sting Ray on the wish list for most aficionados. An average price for an average example. #184-1968 CHEVROLET CORVETTE paint, minor paint shrinkage. Door seals fit poorly. Very new interior, great looking engine, clean undercarriage. Exhaust manifold surface peeling. NCRS Top Flight award, with judging sheets available for viewing. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $44,000. Fuel injection makes this one of the more desirable 'Vettes. Very top dollar paid for a top car Jim Hall Team cars built by Troutman & Barns for the '61-'63 seasons. 1st overall winner at Road America and in the Sports Prototype class at 12 hours Sebring. Chaparral No. 003 is one of only two ever sold; collector racer, and SCM'er Skip Barber has owned 003 since 2001. Fair price? Why not? Where will you find another #175-1961 SCARAB grand prix race car. S/N RA17-GP4. Blue/white accents/ black vinyl. Long-term restoration completed in 1997 with limited use since. Paint in decent condition with some slight stress cracks. Cockpit, engine, and chassis clean and tidy. Wheels nicely finished. Well presented overall. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $154,000. 84 Sports Car Market #267-1963 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Z06 race car. S/N 30837S10227. White/dark blue vinyl. Odo: 4,173 miles. 327-ci V8, Fl, 4-sp. Very good panelwork with equally good paint over fair fiberglass. Paint crazed from knock on left rear wheel flare. Aluminum console knocked loose. Inevitable scratches in side coupe. S/N 194378S423706. Red/tan and red. Odo: 38,811 miles. 427-ci/390-hp V8, 4-sp. Paint chips and crazing suggest many miles travelled since last repaint. Recluoming required. Front bumper poorly repaired. Interior good, but door trim discolored on top and console marked. Token efforts made to clean up engine bay. Looks great from a distance. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $28,050. One of the true Corvette muscle cars, built before pollution controls sapped their power In better-thantypical condition, and sold at the right price. Buyer saved $30,000 compared to buying a prettier earlier Sting Ray, and got the same performance.•


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Russo and Steele Monterey, CA RUBOO s AND-ra Russo and Steele Monterey, CA August 14, 2004 Auctioneer:  Number of lots:  Number of lots sold:  Sales rate:  Sales total:  High sale:  Frank Bizarro 74 74 100% S6,053,795 of 5555, 2003 Ferrari Enzo, sold at S1,265,000 Premium: 10% (included in prices of lots sold) zik Report by Carl Bomstead arving out a niche for an auction during the hectic Monterey week is no small task. The field continues to become more crowded as Kruse and Gooding & Company have now joined the fray, creating even more competition for a bidder's seat time and dollars. Still, Drew and Josephine Alcazar have managed to not only carve out their space among the giants, but thrive as well. The success of their fourth annual Monterey auction can be seen in the numbers: $6m in sales, up from $2.9m last year. C in as-raced condition with 12 hours on the current engine. No spares were included. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $159,500. Porsche produced 200 All the cars were offered at no reserve, so bidders knew if there was a car they "needed," all that was required was to keep waving your arm in the air. In the psychology of auctions, this tends to bring out more spirited bidding, as your only competition is the other guy—not the owner and his opinion of his car's value. Russo and Steele also limits the crowd to bidders and their guests, so the auction floor is not cluttered with lookie-loos--everyone there is just as serious as you are. With a reputation for offering a varied selection of sports and racing machines, no one was disappointed by the half a dozen Shelby 350s and 500s, a couple of NASCAR and Indy racing cars, and an array of wellrestored Mustangs that were auctioned off. The high sale was an 18-month-old Ferrari Enzo showing only 90 miles, the first to be publicly sold after Ferrari's "sell back to dealerships only" ownership agreement expired, which brought $1,265,000, On the Mustang front, a Shelby GT500 with twin Paxton superchargers went for $121,000, while a 0T350 did even better at $140,250. A few pieces fell through the cracks, as a decent XKE Series II roadster went for only $26,400 and a 1964 pro-street Dodge made November 2004  85 -ELE only $6,930, which had to be less than the cost of building the engine. If there was a concern with the Russo and Steele sale, it was that the catalog listed less than half the cars that crossed the block, and the description cards on the "extra" cars were too brief. The numbering system was also somewhat confusing. At the end of the day, however, you have to say "well done" to the Russo and Steele crew. They put on a successful event in the face of staggering competition and even had a sizeable increase in revenue over their January 2003 Scottsdale auction ($4.2m). For the most part, the cars offered were of high quality and the staff made every effort to accommodate the bidders. You can't ask for more than that. — C.B. ENGLISH #5578 Presentable re-spray. Fit of the boot was off a bit. Original interior excellent. Luggage rack on the back; desirable wire wheels with whitewalls. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $26,400. The Series-H E-Type had federally mandated safety bumpers and emission controls that reduced the horsepower At ahnost every auction something.falls through the cracks and this was the one here. Here, a roadster went for a coupe price, and even in a very desirable color The whitewalls have to go, though. GERMAN #5561 - 2002 PORSCHE 911 GT3 RS coupe. Blue. This car is the 2002 Le Mans GT class winner; competed in the 2003 ALMS and Grand-Am schedules. It also won the 2002 ALMS Mosport Grand Prix. Car was presented - 1969 JAGUAR E TYPE roadster. - S/N I R I 0110. Red/black. Odo: 53,835 miles.


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Russo and Steele Monterey, CA 911 GT RS cars for public sale at a price of approximately $200k, although they were not available in the U.S. With a top speed of close to 200 mph and 0-62 in a touch over 4 seconds, these were wicked quick. Price paid was not out of line considering the histoty. Should be ready to race in Rolex SGS/GT or PCA/SCCA. ITALIAN #5546-1959 FIAT ABARTH 750 GT ZAGATO coupe. S/N 100441464. Red/black. Odo: 27,133 miles. Series III Abarth with miles. Alloys. Recent cosmetic restoration with new paint, brightwork, and interior. Recent transaxle rebuild. Complete with tools, records, and photographs of restoration work. Clean, crisp presentation. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $129,250. Timeless design and V12 performance make the 330 a very desirable Ferrari. Price paid was outside the normal range especially considering the lack of a/c and wire wheels. Chalk it up to Monterey madness. #5533-1970 FERRARI 365 CT 2+2. S/N 13159. Blue/tan leather. Odo: 43,909 miles. Engine was rebuilt in 1999 at a documented 0-60 in the 3-sec range. Cond: I. SOLD AT $1,265,000. The Enzo was introduced in 2002 and much technology from Ferrari's Fl efforts. This was actually the first Enzo to be offered for public sale after the required 18-month holding period. Considering that the list price was a touch under $700k, the seller made somewhere in the range of $20,000 per month for his efforts. Test drives were not offered. Zagato double-bubble coachwork. Driver's seat broken. Front end modified to accept front-mounted radiator. Reasonable paint and no glaring issues with bodywork. Weird rearend treatment. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $17,600. These are oddities at best and the re-worked front end does not help. Might be an inexpensive way to get into a few vintage events and sure to get a few comments at the local Fiat show-n-shine. #5525-1965 ALFA ROMEO SSZ coupe. S/N AR381238. Red/black. Odo: 15,634 miles. 1570-cc 14, 5-sp. This was the first of four Sprint Speciale Zat protoypes built by Tom Zat on Giulia SS chasses. Capable of 140 mph. Zat campaigned the cars in SCCA and JAPANESE cost of $28,000. Cosmetic restoration recently completed with little to fault with body, paint, or interior. Well presented example of an affordable V12 Ferrari. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $96,800. The 365 GT 2+2 was first introduced at the 1967 Paris Motor Show and 800 were produced between 1967 and 1970. This was the largest Ferrari to date and was the first to offer power windows/steering and a/c for the American market. Presented with complete books and records. Hammer price exceeded expectations but the receipts eliminated a lot of the guesswork and the new owner should not have any mechanical surprises lurking about. #5528-1983 FERRARI 512 BBi berlinetta. S/N ZFFJA09B000045123. Black/tan leather. Odo: 16,418 miles. One owner for past 20 years. Presented in marvelous condition, and the pristine leather interior was flawless. Fl, as added from '81 on. Books and records were included. In showroom condition throughout. won three national championships. Only two of the cars remain. Well maintained but not restored. Documented history. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $48,400. Interesting car that brought a sizeable premium due to its history and rarity. Hope its next stop is at the historics next year at Laguna Seca. (Personally, I find the SSZ odd, a caricature of the real Sprint Speciale that is a striking car —ED.) #5529-1969 FERRARI 330 GTC coupe. SN 11183. Silver/black leather. Odo: 27,039 #5545-1969 TOYOTA FJ40 LAND CRUISER CUSTOM SUV. SN FJ4065218. Red/tan leather. Stated to have spent $635,000 re-fabricating a SUV hot rod. 519-hp Beck Racing 383-ci V8, Accel 1000 Fl, 5-sp. Handbuilt body. Custom leather interior. Claimed off-road and track capable. Can't fault the workmanship, just the logic. Cond: I-. SOLD AT $286,000. Start with a lot of money, end with a little. Why build it, and why buy it? Why not spend a fraction of this on a new AMG Gelandewagen AND an old $10k Land Cruiser with a quickie paint job? AMERICAN #5565-1935 FORD 3-WINDOW COUPE Cond: 1. SOLD AT $89,100. The 512 BBi Berlinetta Boxer was introduced in 1976 as the successor to the 365 GT4. Price paid was a touch on the high side but was well worth the slight premium considering the condition of the vehicle. With major service recently completed, there should be nothing but enjoyable motoring ahead for the new owner #5555-2003 FERRARI ENZO coupe. S/N ZFFCW56A030128799. Red/black leather. Odo: 90 miles. 660-hp V12, Fl-style semiauto trans. This was one of 399 manufactured and all were pre-sold. Has been maintained in as-new condition with no noticeable flaws or blemishes. Top speed of 217 mph and 86  Sports Car Market hot rod. SN 1569642. Tuxedo black/red vinyl. Odo: 1 mile. Flathead V8, 2x2-bbl, 3-sp. Crisp presentation of a '50s period hot rod. Dropped front I-beam with juice brakes. Steel body


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Russo and Steele Monterey, CA with skirts, rumbleseat, banjo steering wheel, padded rear tire cover. Restored to highest standards with deep paint and finish. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $46,200. Excellent restoration that was not overdone. Surprised that it did not bring more money as the flathead motor and striking appearance would justfy another $5,000 without raising eyebrows. #5593-1939 FORD 5-WINDOW standard coupe. S/N 54-506759. Maroon/tan fabric. Odo: 83,723 miles. 221-ci V8, 2-bbl, 3-sp. Lots of issues. Trunk fit off and rubber worn. Paint worn and trim pitted Dri cr's side of fabric bench seat shows wear. Engine compartment needs attention. Fresh brakes. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $27,225. Not much to get excited about here. Needs about everything and then where are you when you are done besides upside down? #5560-1964 DODGE POLARA coupe. S/N 6347156814. Centauri Blue/blue fabric. Odo: 1 mile. 440-ci V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. Pro-built street rod. Forged aluminum pistons and all the performance goodies. Weld Draglite wheels and engine-turned panels throughout. All receipts included. Recent quality restoration with almost no miles. Cond: I-. SOLD AT $6,930. A true '60s ground pounder. The dealers and Mopar guys must have been on break when this crossed the block. Yeah, a Dodge does not cause as much excitement as a Shelby, but this was a steal. The cost of building the engine alone had to be twice what was paid here. Seller must still be having nightmares. #5539-1965 FORD MUSTANG convert- ible. S/N 5R08A255711. Rangoon Red/black vinyl. Odo: 17,974 miles. 289-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Older restoration that has aged like a fine claret. Full GT package and Pony interior. Paint very well maintained, panel fit better than new. Engine compartment clean and crisp. Excellent presentation. Cond: 1-. SOLD HYMIAN LTD. Classic Cars sales acquisitions consultation Refining your collection? AT $34,925. Quality Mustangs continue to garner ever-increasing top bids. Pony interior kits and GT add-ons are readily available, so check warranty tags and build sheets before stepping up. Everything seemed correct on this well-presented example and the price was in line with today market. #5540-1965 SHELBY GT 350 coupe. SN SFM5S176. White/blue stripe/black vinyl. Odo: 90,071 miles. 289-ci V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. Restored to highest of standards. Won Best in Class at the Newport Beach Concours d'Elegance a few years ago. Now showing minor signs of age. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $140,250. '65 Shelbys are rare, but the history of this example Recent Sale: 1937 Delahaye 135M Figoni & Falaschi Cabriolet Best of Show, Pebble Beach HYMAN LTD. • 2310 CHAFFEE • ST. LOUIS, MO 63146 (314)524-6000 • SALES@HYMANLTD.COM • WWW.HYMANLTD.COM November 2004 87


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Russo and Steele Monterey, CA is most interesting. While participating in the 1979 Cannonball Run, the driver was jailed in New Jersey for doing 120 mph. A wonderful example with documentation to prove the provenance, but how much is it worth to get thrown in jail on a rally? In this case about 50 large—truly over-the-top. coupe. S/N 194376S107404. Tuxedo Black/ red. Odo: 62,624 miles. Desirable big block 427-ci/390-hp V8, 4-sp. Matching numbers. Loaded with options including headrest seats, side exhaust, 3.55 Posi rear end, AM/FM, and #5543-1966 CHEVROLET CORVETTE for Bill Cosby. Made about $20k more than the other GT500 offered at this sale, a high figure but representative of continued strong Shelby values. #5558-1967 SHELBY COBRA racer. S/N 002. Blue/gold/black. RHD. Restored in the late '80s. Logbook details recent racing history. Shows signs of use. Stated to be the only remaining Cobra CanAm chassis. Records indicate that a new engine was Casting numbers match build date. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $100,100. The period Cobra Jet was conservatively rated at 335 hp but really made about 400. Wonderful presentation of a rapidly appreciating Shelby. A few years ago this would have been silly money, but times change and this would now have to be considered fair to both parties. #5535-1969 MUSTANG BOSS 302 fast- knock-offs. Quality restoration, little to fault; the right colors on a well presented car. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $61,600. Original knock - back. S/N 9F02R112074. Red/blue/black. 302-ci V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. One of two Trans-Am cars built by Kar Kraft for Ford's racing efforts. Engineered by Bud Moore and driven by Pamelli Jones. Recently restored to 1969 racing livery. Fully documented and dripping with history. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $473,000. offs and side exhaust add about $5k to the value. Books and records back to 1984 were included Considering the long list of options and the excellent overall condition, this has to be considered one of the better buys of the auction. Could have easily brought another $10k and still been in line. #5566-1966 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE SS 396 coupe. S/N 138176A163779. Regal Red/red. Odo: 14,617 miles. 396-ci V8, 4-bbl, 2-sp auto. Lots of desirable options including air, pw/ps/pb. Fresh restoration with minor . _ installed in 2003 due to a cam broken during competition. Last raced at SIR near Seattle in July 2004. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $126,500. The Shelby-American CanAm Cobra was the last race car produced by the joint venture of Ford and Carroll Shelby. Sold well below high estimate of $200,000—a good value for a vintage racer wanting a fast ride with a verified history. #5564-1967 SHELBY GT500 fastback. S/N 67410F2A02943. Dark blue metallic/black. Odo: 26,615 miles. 428-ci Police Interceptor V8, 2x4-bbl, auto. A well presented GT500 with full Shelby Club documentation. Cast- paint flaws. A couple of fit-and-finish issues. Stereo speakers in package tray. Bench seats. The right color. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $28,600. Convertible money for a coupe, as Chevelles continue to march up the value line. But the VIN tells us nothing about the equipment so extensive research is required At this price, the buyer had better have done his due diligence. #5536-1967 SHELBY GT500 fastback. S/N 67400F0A02392. Acapulco Blue/black. Odo: 45,167 miles. Restored in 2003. 700-hp, 427-ci side-oiler V8 w/ twin Paxton superchargers, 4-sp. Delivered new to Tasca Ford and drag-raced by Jim Ricci. Body straight and solid with some pitting to the trim. Interior very presentable. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $121,000. Owner wanted Shelby Automotive to build this as a clone of the Super Snake but ended up with this configuration, a clone to one built 88 Only two Ford team Mustangs survive, and both were owned by same family. The history of this car is noted in books and photographs. It was driven by both Parnelli Jones and George Fulmer as they battled the Penske Camaros for the 1969 Trans-Am championship. Price paid was in line with other recent factory, authentic, Trans-Am car sales. #5548-1969 CHEVROLET CAMARO convertible. S/N 124679L52774. White/orange houndstooth. Odo: 1,229 miles. 396-ci V8, 4-bbl, 3-sp. Claimed recent nut-and-bolt rotisserie restoration. Original numbers-matching engine and transmission. Lots of options including a/c. Little to fault other than minor aluminum Shelby 10-spoke wheels. AM radio. Restored to high standards with little to fault. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $101,210. Another in the long line of outstanding Shelbys presented Price paid, although high, was in line with the other examples offered This quality car deserved the premium. ible. S/N8TO3R21096803841. Candyapplered/ black. Odo: 40,224 miles. 428-ci Cobra Jet V8, 4-sp. One of 318 GT500KR convertibles built. Restored to highest of standards using original components. Paint is deep and luxurious. #5550-1968 SHELBY GT500KR convert- . SOLD AT $61,600. It's estimated that only 200-300 pace cars were actually built. There are more of these on the road than were ever produced at Chevrolet's Norwood facility. scratches on steering column A crisp restoration to highest standards. A very rare car, however presented without documentation. Cond: 1 - #5526-1969 SHELBY GT 500 Sports Roof coupe. S/N 9F02R482445. White/black. Sports Car Market


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Russo and Steele Monterey, CA Odo: 29,506 miles. Two owners past 19 years. Stated to be original with cosmetic restoration to engine bay. Clean presentation with little to fault. Well maintained with desirable options including power steering and Traction-Loc rear end. Engine compartment sparkles. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $60,500. There should be some records to support the mileage. If all checks out this was an excellent buy of a well maintained and presented GT 500. It should continue to appreciate ahead of the market. #5568-1970 FORD MUSTANG BOSS 302 fastback. S/N 0F02G138264. Medium metallic blue/black. Odo: 21,872 miles. 302-ci V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. Well-presented, shows minor signs of use. Equipped with deluxe interior, power steering, and Magnum 500 wheels. Has 302 tape-stripe treatment but not the desirable optional shaker hood. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $42,900. Boss 302s have been appreciating of late so it was a little surprising that this one did not do a little better Nothing much to fault with the fit/finish and the numbers were correct, so perhaps the less-than-exciting color held it back. #5588-1973 FORD MUSTANG convertible. S/N 3F03F259121. Robin's Egg Blue/white. Odo: 138,259 miles. 302-ci V8, 2-bbl, 4-sp. Stated to be frame-on restoration and an all-original unmolested car. Lots of options including a/c, power top, ps, and power disc brakes. Optional no-cost NASA hood. Bodywork acceptable with a few minor blemishes and touch-ups in paint. New Mach 1 seat covers. Engine bay clean and tidy. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $16,225. Equipped with Mach restoration. Retains methanol fuel configuration; in exact trim as in 1983 Indy appearance. Included autographed photo of Mario Andretti with the car. SOLD AT $31,350. A couple of things you could do with this: set it in a racing museum and look at it, or get involved with the evolving vintage Indy-car racing activities. Either way, this was not a lot of money for a well-restored Indy car with a little history. In fact, the first weekend racing this will probably cost as much as the car.• I and decor option. Color could have been a drawback as light blue cars were not bringing any money. The decent presentation could have been enhanced with a respray. If not, a great car for your daughter #5549-1983 COSWORTH INDY CAR Yellow/blue. This is the #18 Bobby Rahal team car that qualified in the front row at the 1983 Indy 500. It was one of the first cars to break the 200-mph qualifying barrier with a speed of 209 mph. 150 miles since professional VIntage Rallies 2004 2005 FORZA MILLE OCTOBER 3-8, 2004 THE BERKSHIRES, NEW HAMPSHIRE & VERMONT! any exotic sports car of any year TEXAS 1000 NOVEMBER 7-12, 2004 TEXAS HILL COUNTRY! 1975 or earlier sports, racing or GT cars TEXAS 1000 BLUEBONNET RUN APRIL 10-15, 2005 TEXAS HILL COUNTRY AT BLUEBONNET TIME! 1975 or earlier sports, racing or GT cars NEW ENGLAND 1000 MAY 22-27, 2005 MOUNTAINS & SEACOAST OF MAINE 1975 or earlier sports, racing or GT cars FORZA MILLE SEPTEMBER 18-23, 2005 MOUNTAINS & SEACOAST OF MAINE! any exotic sports car of any year Vintage Rallies, Inc. 80 Jackson Hill Road, Sharon, CT 06069 800-645-6069 fax: 860-364-5899 visit ,/ww.vintagerallies.com for updates November 2004  MOUNTAIN MILLE OCTOBER 16-21, 2005 WEST VIRGINIA & THE GREENBRIER' 1975 or earlier sports, racing or GT cars 89


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Kruse International Seaside, CA ENGLISH INTERNATIONAL Kruse International Seaside, CA August 13, 2004 Auctioneers:  Number of lots:  Number of lots sold:  Sales rate:  Sales total:  Hinh cnlo.  Dean Kruse, Daniel Kruse 58 18 31% 51,823,526 Int 441 190 Rinnrrini P538 Can-Am sold at S756,000 , Premium: 8% (included in prices of sold lots) Report by Marit Anne Peterson T he Black Horse Golf Course was certainly a different setting than the Kruse campus in Auburn, Indiana, for the Kruse Select sale at Concorso Italiano. The green rolled up gently over the hills east of Seaside, cresting at a breathtaking view of Monterey Bay. White tents and white tablecloths were bright in the sunshine, while white clouds dappled the startlingly blue sky. Best of all, at Concorso, 600 Ferraris were parked on the lawn. It seems, however, that many bidders were distracted by such luscious scenery—whether wrought by God or Pininfarina. Sales at this Kruse auction totaled $1,823,526, with just 18 of 58 cars finding new homes, a sales rate of 31 percent. a 1967 Bizzarrini P538 roadster that made $756,000. Another Bizzarrini, a 1968 S 1 , was awarded the "Best in Show" at Concorso, so it was a good day for these renegade supercars. At least the high sale was a showstopper, as well going over the block. Besides the Bizzarrini, Kruse dropped the gavel on one of two Maseratis offered, a little Fiat, and an MV Agusta Truckette, but the two Alfas, three Ferraris, and three Lamborghinis on offer all failed to sell. Perhaps in such an environment, Italian cars that aren't completely spectacular just can't command enough attention to attract the money. Other Italian marques didn't fare quite to be new. Nice painted wire wheels. Roll-up windows. Burled walnut interior detailing in excellent condition. Very clean. New-appearing top. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $42,120. A neat collectible in very good condition. Strong money, but worth it. #417-1948 MG TC roadster. S/N 1C7272XPAG8145. Yellow and black/black vinyl. Good condition, with desirable Judson doors, dash, and running boards. Nice chrome, good glass, top slightly wrinkly. Rear-mounted spare. Needed a good dust-off. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $17,000. Needed more attention, more information, and some history to sell at the bid price, let alone anything higher #459-1956 JAGUAR XK140 roadster. Red leather. Odo: 3,087 miles. 3-time JCNA First Place. Overdrive. Good consistent paint, #467-1938 MG TA DHC. S/N Z678. Bluegray, green/green leather. RHD. Odo: 200 miles. Frame-up restoration. MPJG engine and drivetrain. Good panel fit. Paint appears blame anyone for staying out of the "I paid the most ever" contest. #460-1952 MG TD roadster. S/N 1794492183. Olde English White/burgundy vinyl. Odo: 29,827 miles. Some paint chips at 41,0( supercharger. Straight panels. Handmade chrome bumper, sharp wire wheels. Original Lucas headlamps. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $32,400. Ran previously at Auburn Spring, bid to $36,500. With its unique color scheme, this is a memorable vehicle. A well cared for car, well bought. #451-1950 ALLARD J2 roadster. Red/ black leather. Early Hemi V8, 2x4-bbl, 4-sp. A little wear and scuffing to the paint around the wheelwells. Straight aluminum body. Black leather seats beginning to sag slightly. Raced at Watkins Glen and Sebring. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $195,000. This marvelous sale- condition consistent with awards. Very nice red leather interior. Brand-new whitewall tires. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $80,000. Very nice car apparently with a very big reserve. Probably okay to hold onto this car but it 's hard to imagine a weekend that would have too many more high-rolling Jag enthusiasts around than this one. #453-1957 JAGUAR XK140 DHC. Burgundy/tan vinyl. Odo: 17,649 miles. Paint chipped at door edges. Tear in top. Bright metal beginning to pit. Original radio. A straight- My favorite that did was the 1970 Maserati Ghibli Spyder that sold at $117,180. It exuded cool, with its hard top on and its sober silveron-black color scheme. It was clearly not "Back Home in Indiana" this weekend for Kruse, but chalk it up to the first time. Perhaps with a year of experience, we'll see Dean and his crew do better with the tifosi crowd in 2005.—MA.P. 90  highlight limited-production J2 was billed as the most original Allard surviving. J2s can get big money and this is an impressive example, but the $200k reserve was too high. I don 't paneled, solid car showing wear throughout. Cond: 4. NOT SOLD AT $87,500. Bid to a ridiculously high level, and there didn't seem to be anything special or unusual about this car to justifr it. Seller should've taken it without hesitation. Dream on! #469-1958 MORGAN PLUS 4 DHC. S/N 3921. Navy/Navy Haartz cloth top. Odo: 10,130 miles. Moss 4-sp. Professional restoration. Straight panels, paint showing some light Sports Car Market


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Kruse International Seaside, CA only noticeable flaws are scratches in the rear window. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $78,300. Not bad, seeing as good examples can sell into the $80k range, and this was a lovely car It is somehow a relief that this car wasn't hoarded away with some mammoth reserve. scuffs at the front fenders. Replaced wooden top with new Haartz cloth. Brooklands wheel, stainless headers. Shows well. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $38,000. If there's a Morgan Plus 4 anywhere worth $38,000, this is the car But if $38k doesn't do the deal, what does? These are still unknown cars to a lot offolks. #440-1961 JAGUAR XK150 DHC. S/N S838999. Silver/red leather. 4-sp. Very nice new-appearing paint with new red leather buckets and dash. Attractive black canvas top. The #450-1965 JAGUAR XKE roadster. SiN S838999. Silver/red leather. Odo: 61,800 miles. 4-sp. Documented actual miles. Original besides repaint. Redline Michelins. Chrome AT $31,320. Special-order Estate Wagon, with a tailgate that extremely Volvo-esque; some who approached the car from the rear asked, "Is that a 145?" Price paid was what it was worth to this particular crowd—in this case, not any more than a sedan. #472-1973 JAGUAR XIKE SERIES III roadster. Ivory/tan leather. V12, 4-sp. Loud decals from SVRA, St. Petersburg Jag. Roll cage. Nice-looking interior. Some small showing wear, red leather interior also slightly worn. Good glass. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $46,440. This was a nice original car, clearly very carefully maintained. Everyone should be happy. #425-1967 BENTLEY ESTATE WAGON. S/N SBX1725. Forest Green/2-tone tan. Odo: 5,294 miles. 380-ci V8, auto. Slight paint chipping at the door edges and the sunroof edge; some orange peel at rear quarters. Light interior wear to the leather. Fog lights. Lovely burled wood dash, good chrome. Armchair buckets in decent shape. Has been refreshed, given new weatherstripping, hoses, etc. Cond: 2. SOLD fl World Class Restorations on-site in our new 40,000 sq. ft. facility Over 30 years experience with British, German, and Italian cars, specializing in Jaguars ‘, II (1‘ (  -/  I /rolr - scratches in front fender, paint worn under top. Glass shows a little wear. Painted wires. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $30,000. Decals don't distract from this car 's only fair condition, but Ck I] w erd, Offering a fine selection of XKEs for your restoration project as well as cars ready for delivery now Visit us online to preview our inventory of fine cars and our restoration process assicshowcase.com Sales: 760-758-6100 Restoration: 760-758-6199 Fax: 760-758-0600 Email: managemcnt(ir classicshowcasc.com November 2004  91


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Kruse International Seaside, CA $30k is just not enough. This car doesn't appear to need major work to be a nice driver, maybe just paint. #418-1974 JAGUAR XICE roadster. S/N UE1S239668W. Green/tan leather. Odo: 53,062 miles. V12, auto. Very straight panels with exception of driver's door, which pops out 1/4" top to bottom. Attractive paint. Tight top. steroids. This one had enough going jar it for the owner to confidently wait for a little more money. #449-1994 JAGUAR XJ220 coupe. S/N SAJJEAEX8AX220651. Blue/gray leather. Odo: 1,109 miles. Twin-turbo V6. Next-to-new with no identifiable problems. Clean, nicely presented. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $167,400. This Seats showing some wear. Very nice wheels with painted back-plates. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $171,720. A well - sold Delahaye with a notable history, needing a little attention in the shininess department. From one collection to the next... #415-1972 CITROEN SM coupe. S/N AC 7200SB6188. Light blue/tan leather. Unknown. Odo: 7,332 miles. California car with rebuilt original engine. Very nice paint on straight panels. New Ansa exhaust. Euro-style Brand-new Toyo tires. Nice tan leather interior. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $45,900. V12 Jaguars can be touchy. This was an attractive car If it was mechanically sound and had records to match its exterior; it was well bought. #466-1980 MGB roadster. Black/black. Odo: 46,091 miles. Washington state car. No chips or scratches. Clean rubber bumpers, good glass, nice lenses. Slight orange peel but Jaguar supercar never sold as well as expected, mostly a reaction to its V6 engine (originally supposed to be a V12) and relatively large size. Still, a fast and impressive car This was a very clean example with low miles. Good deal at this price. FRENCH #448-1926 AMILCAR CSS low-chassis race car. S/N 9175. White/black vinyl. RHD. swiveling headlights, fender skirts. Seagrass mats protecting carpet. Leather seats are slightly darkened from wear. Good glass, but huge lenses are showing cloudiness. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $10,000. The Avanti IIc sexy European cousin, in such fine condition, is probably worth a bit more than the high bid. GERMAN #427-1962 PORSCHE 356 SUPER COUPE. S/N 118302. Ivory/black vinyl. Odo: 33,957 miles. 2 owners in the past 30 years. Rebuilt higher-compression engine at 8.5:1. Good panel fit. Paint showing light wear. excellent panel fit. Very clean interior, very good-fitting but weird pebbly-vinyl top. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $6,588. Good buy. Don't expect to see any return on these later Bs, but at least their prices have leveled off. Nice car except for the paint, and even that was quite presentable. #433-1986 ASTON MARTIN VOLANTE convertible. S/N SCFCV81COGTL15476. Burgundy/tan leather. Auto. Nice aluminum body panels and paint. Ill-fitting top boot. Worn carpet; lovely burled walnut dash. Huge rubber Odo: 19,503 kilometers. Straight panels. Paint touch-up all around. Overspray on hood striping. Nice side-mount spare. Wiper wear in glass. Clean interior. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $18,090. A unique car; even though there were perhaps three other similar ones around this weekend. This was well bought, and a smart sell too, as it will take some financial commitment to get this to show condition. #429-1950 DELAHAYE 175 roadster. Red/red. 1 of 1 car built for the Paris and New York auto shows. Longtime member of the Atwell collection. Dull paint, fair chrome. Original-looking dash. Threads hanging out of driver's side window weatherstripping—looks tacky. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $20,000. Really just driver condition. Should have sold at this money. #457-1980 PORSCHE 959 coupe. S/N WPOZZZ95ZHS900037. Black/tri-tone leather. Odo: 35,320 miles. The tri-tone leather seats were showing a little wear. A few paint chips; touch-up on the roof. Good glass and bumpers. Owned by Dale Chihuly, glass artist. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $44,000. These typically sell for more than what was bid, surprising for a car that looks like a 450SL on 92 Sports Car Market


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Kruse International Seaside, CA headlight and tailight lenses. Wear consistent with mileage. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $195,000. The minor cosmetic issues this 959 faced were no big deal, though it would have been nice to have a bit more provenance available with the $200k reserve. Someone had 35,000 miles of excitement... ITALIAN #455-1955 CHRYSLER GHIA coupe. 2tone green/tan vinyl. Odo: 92,987 miles. Some wear in paint at door edges, aging whitewall tires. Good solid panel fit all around. Very nice chrome at grille, rear bumper, and wheels. Good glass. A nice car, with documented history. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $243,000. Near the top of market value, but it's worth what bidders are willing to pay for it. #441-I967 BIZZARRINI P538 CAN AM race car. S/N 002. Red/black leather. A truly impressive restoration with smoothly sweeping panels and consistent panel gaps. New-appearing leather interior. Clean, competition-style gauges in the black dash. Clear Plexi half-height windshield, fender-mounted rearview mirrors. Clear headlight covers. The centerpiece of the Kruse sale. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $756,000. Giotto Bizzarrini was an engineer involved at various times with Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Is°. In his own venture he developed this mid-engined Le Mans/Can Am competitor as well as the 327-powered GT Strada. Of Bizzarrini's cars, this famous P538 has a 170-mph top speed and competition history. Its unique history and condition just/j' this sale price. #431-1969 ALFA ROMEO DUETTO SPIDER S/N AR1481379. Red, yellow/black cloth. Odo: 85,682 miles. Straight panels. Some paint chips and touch-up in the door edges. Plexi windshield. Competition-prepared seats and gauges. Rallye wheels, roll bar, headlight covers, competition paint. Raced in vintage rallies in New Zealand and Europe. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $8,500. Seller bought this car at auction a year ago. He was holding out for $15,000 to $18,000 here. Actual market value is somewhere between this and the price bid. #456-1969 FERRARI DINO 246 GT coupe. S/N 00316. Red/black. Odo: 61,152 miles. Some wear around the door edges, worn taillight lenses. Fair glass showing some wear. Chrome beginning to oxidize and dull around raw edges. Tires and interior in good condition. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $57,000. According to the Kruse video catalog playing in the 740.ea., 1145 Park Avenue Emeryville, California USA 94608 Phone: (510) 653-7555 • Fax: (510) 653-9754 www.fantasyjunction.com Toteseaseeatl m afteciai &roma, dada& etad k.'94 fteviolusecutee eau 1951 Ferrari 340 America Touring coupe, s/n 0126A. Excellent mechanical condition with one ,IOne, gearbox and brakes by Patrick Ottis. Known history, bold sheet and FIA and FIVA documents. Eligible for all events. $950,000. 1959 Maserati Tipo 61 Birdcage, engine # 2467. lbtall) fresh and detailed to highest standard in both accuracy and workmanship. $550,000. November 2004 1982 Mirage M12B #002. Last of the glorious Mirage line. 1952 Ferrari 212 Inter Vignale, sin 0219EL. One-off Aluminum honeycomb chassis, 4 liter Cosworth. New paint. coachwork by Vignale in wonderfully unmolested condition with Prepped and tested 7/03. $145,000.  original interior. 3-carb model. Among the most elegant and beautiful early 50's Ferrari road cars. $450,000 93


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Kruse International Seaside, CA auction tent pre-sale, Dinos are entry-level Ferraris. Sale prices can be in the $60k range. This car would need some cosmetic attention to move confidently into that territory. #443-1970 MASERATI GHIBLI road- ster. S/N , AM1151171. Silver/black leather. Odo: 29,543 miles. Silver hard top and new black canvas soft top. No chips in repaint, but looks slightly thin around the wheelwells. Nice bright metal trim. Nice wire wheels with good tires. Shiny wood wheel and clean black leather interior. Faded dash pad. All books and ment too. I wonder what the seller expects for it. It's a cool Italian convertible in attractive colors. But $10,000? #437-1998 LAMBORGHINI DIABLO SV coupe. S/N ZA9DU21B8WLA12978. Red/ black leather. Light buff marks in the paint. Tiny touch-up to the nose of the car. Some of No" low end of the range, and this car had a nice interior and reportedly strong mechanicals going for it. #452-1982  ALFA  ROMEO SPIDER VELOCE roadster. S/N ZARBA5414C1015174. Ivory/brown leather. Odo: 52,438 miles. FT. Solid straight panels with good gaps. Paint touch- service records from 1990 ground-up resto. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $117,180. Clean car and a great color combination. Good for both buyer and seller. #414-1975 MASEFtATI KHAMSIN coupe. S/N AM120US1096. Red/tan leather. Odo: 12,179 miles. Auto. Fair paint in original color; chips on fenders, cracking in driver's door. Good original leather interior. Slightly faded dash pad. Nice wheels. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $18,000. Certainly a solid car, but with new paint in its near future. $18k is the up to both rear fenders, door-edge dings. Chocolate brown leather interior appears new. Good glass. Rubber bumpers are deteriorating. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $8,500. Big reserve on this little car, and this was the right environ. the rubber gaskets worn. Black leather interior immaculate. Cond: 21. NOT SOLD AT $135,000. Low money. One would have thought this environment would generate enthusiasm for all Italians, but even red supercars start to blend together after the four hundredth. #461-1994  SUPER  DIABLO  LAMBORGHINI roadster.  S/N ZA9DUO7P2RLA12261. Yellow/black leather. Odo: 2,112 miles. One-off Super Diablo, formerly owned by Mike Tyson. Badges showing wear, overspray all around. 5pt harnesses. Chrome wheels. Nice 2000-mile interior. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $120,000. CHASSIS #E2SA600R CHASSIS #103104A The 5000GT prototype. '65 Apollo 50 1968 Matra Bonnet MB8 CHASSIS #10807 Nice amateur restoration. Old tires, but otherwise fresh as a daisy and ready to go. '61 Facel Facellia Cabriolet CHASSIS #C162 Incredibly original (1 owner since new) and excellent in every respect. BB One Exports 94  8375 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA  bbone@dslextreme.com Raymond Milo, le Patron  By Appointment Only Please  323.656.7483 90069 cell 323.864.0999 fax 323.654.8788 Sports Car Market Very rare, highly unusual and everything eligible. '50 Jowett Jupiter RHD Roadster


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Online sales of recent production cars. #471-1957 CHEVROLET CORVETTE convertible. S/N E572105207. Red/red vinyl. Odo: 18,982 miles. 283-ci V8, 4-sp. Paint chips on fenders and doors; needs repaint. Passenger door pops out 1/2" at bottom edge. Straight Fresh Meat 2004 MAYBACH 57 Somehow the bodywork and Tyson star power didn't boost the bids much higher than a standard Diablo. Better luck next time, which should be soon because Diablos in general are falling in value rather quickly. #439-2004  GALLARDO coupe. LAMBORGHINI S/N ZHWGU11514CA01066. Yellow metallic/black leather. Previously offered at Kruse Spring Auburn. Still a brand-new car. All books grille. Holes in passenger seat; interior faded. Fair chrome, good glass. Seller claims all accessories work, including original Wonderbar radio. Older restoration showing wear. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $28,750. Whoever eventually gets this car is going to have a project on their hands, but it is complete. Not quite enough money for this one—Corvette bidders just weren't showing hands at this sale. #468-1964 CHEVROLET CORVETTE coupe. S/N 40837S118175. Red/black vinyl. Odo: 48,161 miles. One-owner. 327-ci V8, 4sp. Factory a/c, original paint and interior. Paint slightly chipped at door edges, a little wavy in and manuals available. Pirelli tires. Clean and straight. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $173,000. Still a no-sale. Expectations are that this should bring $15,000 above retail due to the limited production run, but that hasn't happened yet in what is now two high-profile offerings. People are going to start to wonder AMERICAN #444-1932 FORD HI-BOY roadster. SIN AB5017846. Black. V8, 4-sp. Good panel fit, consistent black paint. Straight grille, good chrome all around. American Racing wheels. Low-profile windshield. Clean leather interior appears new. A straightforward, original fenders. Florida car with minimal surface oxidation on undercarriage. Original books and manuals. Showing light wear all around. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $31,000. A weak bid for the condition. Good to hang on to it for now, just not too hard #423-2003 FORD SAL EEN SA20 roadster. S/N I FAFP45X63F444252. White/ black and white leather. Odo: 400 miles. 4.6liter supercharged V8. Clean 20th Anniversary Edition Sateen SA20, one of ten. Tonneau Date sold: 8/14/04 Sale location: eBay Motors #2486363265 Details: I ,500-mile car, Fl transmission, Keith Connolly carpets, Linn stereo, navigation, phone, park assist, painted calipers Sale result: $185,000, 3 bids Seller's feedback: 5 Buyer's feedback: 10 Original MSRP: $231,260 Current retail: $229,325 (NADA.com) Other current offering: Lake Forest Sportcars; Lake Bluff, IL; www.lfsc.com ; asking $219,000 for a 1,500-mile car. 2002 FERRARI 575M Date sold: 8/5/04 Sale location: eBay Motors #2485620223 Details: 6,516-mile car, pulsating seats, wine chiller, two LCD monitors Sale result: Sold at $230,100, 5 bids Seller's feedback: 762 Buyer's feedback: private sale MSRP: $305,500 Other current offering: Bentley Gold Coast; Chicago, IL; www.bentleygoldcoast.com ; asking $259,995 for a 2,696-mile car. 2003 ASTON MARTIN VU VANQUISH '32 Ford. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $92,000. Nice car, wrong crowd The Monster Garage build-a-deuce West Coast domestic frenzy is finally eclipsed by the much subtler, imported Euro-posse for one weekend. This car was on the field with very little information about the custom work. That will be necessary with a reserve like this. November 2004 cover, max-grip differential. Goofy Saleen add-on body mods (air cam, rocker panel covers). Autographed by Steve Saleen. New-looking interior. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $41,000. Too new and rare to pin a specific value to, this is a case of whatever it's worth to the bidders. In this case, apparently not enough.• Date sold: 8/10/04 Sale location: eBay Motors #2486237483 Details: 9,290 miles, Fl transmission, 3M Invisible Bra, Fiorano Sport package, Scuderia shields, navigation, new tires Sale result: $185,100, 6 bids Seller's feedback: 10 Buyer's feedback: Private sale Original MSRP: $224,065 Current retail: $222,400 (NADA.com) Other current offering: Beverly Hills Classic Cars; Pittsburgh, PA; www.beverlyhillsclassiccars. coin; asking $205,000 for a 7,543-mile car.• 95


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Price Guide English Cars T 082 coupe 082 DK 083 he values below reflect a retail buying and selling range for cars in very good to near excellent condition-significantly above a "daily driver" and one step below regional concours; a strong #2 on the accepted 1-6 scale, 1 being the best. These values are set by sales activity, primarily in the United States, as well as conversations with owners, dealers and collectors. Condition and history are the ultimate determinants of value. Prices below assume cars with "no stories attached." An automobile priced above our guide is not necessarily overpriced, nor is one priced below automatically a bargain. The SCM Investment Grade is an A to F scale, which ranks the cars in terms of their long-term investment potential as well as desirability. The scale ranges from Grade A, generally great classics like the Jaguar D-type and the Aston Martin DB4GT, to Grade F, reserved for hopeless rides like Alfetta sedans and Jaguar Mk VIII saloons.• 4 DB7 Volante  Are roadster Arm coupe Are Bristol roadster Cobra 260/289 Cobra 427 428 coupe 428 convertible 53-63 54-63 56-63 62-65 65-67 67-73 68-73 082/4 coupe DB2/4 DHC DB2/4 Bertone Snyder DB3S Team Car 0B35 Customer Car DB2/4 Mk 11 coupe 081/4 Mk II I coupe 082/4 Mk III DK 082/4 Mk Ill notchback DBR1 DB4 Series 1-19 coupe 0114 Series V coupe  DB4GT  50-53 50-53 51-53 53-55 53-55 53-55 53-56 53-56 55-57 55-57 55-57 55-57 56-60 58-63 61-62 226 319 466 655 348 58' 28' 302 102 10 550,000 535,000 $60,000 $140,000 $190000 520500 $38,500 530,000 560,000 570.000 540,000 585,000 5165,000 B 3/03 C B 12/95 (28 cars, all RHO, were fitted with Ford Zephyr six-cylinder engine, Rudd alloy head and triple Webers. Add 25%.) A 4/98 5245,000 A 7/95 541,000 551 500 B (For all Aston serial-production cars through current, deduct 25% for ROD in US only.) $45,000  $85,000  492 73 3 n/a 3 199 551 inc. inc. 5 925 185 DB4GT Zagato  DB5 coupe  085 Vantage coupe  085 Valente  58-63  59-63  60-63  inc.  75  19  5275,000 5300,000  530,000 552.500 535,000  $77,500 5250,000 $275,000  $1,000,000 5800,000 $900,000  527,500 $27500 570,000 530,000 535,000  $45,000 $95,000  $45,000  $2,500,000 $75.000 590,000 $140,000  $350,000  C B A C S1,400,000  A A C B B 52,800,000  A 5100,000  5125,000  B B $225,000  B 6/01 (Series IV-V SS triple-corb engine, add $58; Series V covered-headlight models, add 55k.) 084 Drophead (I-9) 5450,000  A 4/97 51,800,000 52,500,000 A 885 Sheeting Brake  086 Vantage coupe  DEN Sheeting Brake  086 Volante (long chassis)  DBS (6-cylinder)  086 Mk II coupe  886 Mk II Volante  085 98  AM Vantage  AM V8 52/3  886 Volante short chassis  086 coupe  (Add up to 50% for factory team race cars; e.g., 10EV and 2VEV.) 886 inc. 123 12 37 63-65  63-65  64-65  64-65  65-66  65-69  65-69  65-69  66-69  67-72  69-70  69-70  70-72  72-73 74-79   1,321 inc. 6 140 857 240 38 399 70 595,000 5115,000 $150,000 $60,002 5150,000 565.000 570,000 550.000 $90,000 515 000 $100,000 S160,000   1,259 79-82  350   5175,000 5185,000 $250,000 $95,000 $250,000 595,000 $100,000 $70,000 5135,000 $32,500 $150,000 5225,000 $30,000 537,500 542,500 B 3/99 A El 12/97 2/95 11/95 A 6/96 USTIN/MORRIS Mini-Cooper  Mini-Cooper S  97-03  n/a  $50,000  5140,000  C (Add 530,000-540,000 for wide body; for all V8 Astons, add 54,000-57,000 for live-speed and $15,000-520,000 for European spec Vantage (+85 hp].) 62-64  64-66  30,000'  13,922  59 500  $15000  (Model years and non-S production numbers for US models only.) 100-4 (BN1) 100-4 (BN2) 100$ 100/M Le Mons (factory) 100/M (non factory) 100-Six 864 (2+2) 3000 Mk 1 (BT7) 2+2  53-55 55-56 55 55-56 55-56 56-59 59-61  61-62  10,633 2,765 55 1,159 n/a 10,289 10,825  5,095  520, 000 S20 000 5115 000 532,500 S27.000 520,000 $20,000  520,000  $26,000 $30,000 $175,000 555,000 $35,000 $26,000 $35,000  535,000  B 4/02 B A B ( C  (Production of eody 8N4s, built at Longbridge, with non-6-port heads, was 6,045. Later, Abingdon-built 6-port head, production was 4,241. 866 two-seaters, add 9.000, 4,150 built.) 13 11/00 (All Mark Is are double curb. Add $4,000 for two-seat 3000 Mk I [BN7]. 2,825 built.) 3000 Mk 11 (BT7) 2+2  B (All 3000 Mark II BT7s and BN7s [side-curtain cars] are triple curb. Add $5,000 for two-seat Mk 11 (1367], 355 built. 100-Six/3000 add $2,000 for factory two-seat hard top, $1,000 for four-seat hard top. Deduct $1,500 for disc wheels.) 3000 Mk 11)807)  62-64  64-67  818 Factory Rollye cars Phase II Bugeye Sprite  Sprite  BENTLEY 3-Litre (saloon or bine)  'Open. mobbing #s / orig. 3-Litre Speed Model (bitsa)  'Matching #5/ original  Big Six (bitsa)  'Matching #s / original  4 1/2-Litre (bitsa)  'Matching #s / original  Speed Six (No)  12/99 'Matching #s / original  41/2-Litre supercharged  8-Litre  4-Litre  3 1/2-litre saloon  (21 with automatic, 9 with five-speed and Vantage, 8 with 5-speed and standard engine.) S20,000 $30,000 $33,000 (AM 9852/3 °Pre-Oscar India' V8s hove leather dashes. Production for 53 Vantages was 43.) Volonte Drophead  S35.000  AM 98 S4 (sorb.)  (All Valente Dropheads had "Oscar Indio" wood dashes.) 299  79-85  8689  82-85  83-86  inc. 645 inc. Logonda saloon  Volante D#C inj.)  Lagondo saloon  Viroge coupe  Virage Valente  0B7 coupe  96  n/a inc. n/a n/a n/o n/a 540,000  $45,000 $25,000 $45,000    555 000  $65,000 $35,000 $70,000 C ("Oscar India" S4s can be identified by their wood dashes. Add $106 far factory "Vantages.") AM 9854 (injected)  Lagonda saloon  Volante DFIC  (Injection became standard in late '86.) 85-87  86-89  88-89  90-93  91-93  97-03  520,000 540 000 $30 000 540 000 590,000 $40,000 $35,000 $75,000 550,000 $70,000 $130.000 $125,000 550,000  C 3/01 'Rare/attractive/open  4 1/4-Litre saloon  'Rare/attractive/open  Mark VI saloon  Mark VI coupe  Mark VI DHC  R-type saloon  28-30  30-31  30-31  31  33-36  36-39  21-29  23-29  26-30  27-31  1,634 inc. inc. 545 inc 669 inc. inc inc. 50 100 50 1,177 inc 1,234 inc R Continental fastback/H1M  51 saloon  (1938-39 MR/MX series, odd 15./0.) 46-52  47-52  47-52  52-55  52-55  55-59  Si Continental fastback/H1M 55-58  SI Continental (PW) 51 Continental DHC/LHD Si Continental DHC/RHD Si Continental flying Spur 52 Continental (M/PW) $2 Continental DHC 51 saloon 55-58 55-59 55-59 58-59 59-62 59-62 59-62 5,201 inc ire. 2,320 208 3,107 431 inc. inc. inc. inc. 570 000 590,000 5100 000 5130 000 5220,000 5300 000 5160 000 5250 000 5400 000 5450 000 $500,000 5275 000 575 000 522 500 575 000 $35 000 585 000 $11 000 530 000 550,000 S17,500 $150 000 $17 500 585 000 (LW cars will bring a minimum 20°/o premium in the US.) $52,500 $250,000 $125,000 $55,000 $33,000 $55,000 515.000 388 inc. 1,922 $100,000 $170,000 $145,000 $195,000 $440,000 $500,000 $260,000 $350,000 $450,000 $900,000 $850,000 $550,000 $160,000 $40000 5135 000 560 000 $175 000 523 000 545 000 500 000 535 300 $300 000 535,000 $175,000 590,000 5300.000 5150,000 595,000 550,000 595,000 535.000 C  1/98 B 6/133 A A A A A 9/97 A 64-67 58-61  62-71   6,113  (The 807 featured the first roll-up windows.) 3000 Mk III (808)  7 17,703  $22,500  528 000  (Add 10% for Phase 11808; 16,314 built, with 1,390 Phase Is) S100,000  59,500  48,999  80,363  54,500  535,000 538,000  $125,000 515,000  56,000  515,000  522 500  C  El  5/94 6/00 53 saloon (ND)  S3 Cont. (angled headlight)  S3 DHC (angled headlight)  53 Continental Flying Spur  Sedan 01 (6.25 Liter)  Tl MPW coupe  TI MPW convertible  Convertible  02  Corniche coupe  2/99 Corniche convertible  Mulsonne sedan  Mulsonne Turbo  Continental coupe  Continental convertible  Sedan 8  Mulsanne S sedan  Turbo R  Continental convertible  Turbo R  Turbo R LWB  Continental convertible  Continental R  Brooklands  B  1/94 8  C  7/00 4/98 Brooklonds LWB  Azure convertible  Continental 0  Arnage  FRAZER NASH Le Mons Replica ORDONnope AGUAR SS I coupe  SS II coupe  SS 90  SS 100 2 1/2 Litre  SS IN 3 1/2 Litre  SS Jaguar saloon  SS Jaguar DHC  Mk IV saloon  Mk IV DHC  Mark V saloon  Mark V DHC  OK 120 roadster (alloy)  00 120 roadster  XK 120 coupe  00 120 DHC  D  2/01 00 140 roadster  OK 140 DHC  00 140 coupe  31-36  31-34  35-36  36-40  38-40  35-40  38-40  45-49  47-49  49-51  49-51  49-50  51-54  51-54  53-54  54-57  54-57  54-57  58-61  58-61  58-61  n/a n/o n/o 190 118 n/a n/a n/a n/o n/o n/a 240 7,391 2,678 1,769 3,347 2,740 2,797 $30,000 $32,500 $100,000 S120,000 $160,000 518,000 $35,000 $22,000 $45,000 $15,000 $40,000 $95.000 540,000 $25,000 540,000 (SE option: dual exhausts, spoke wheels, cams, etc, add 55,000.) 540,000  $37,500  $25,000  1,339 2,489 4,101 $32,500  $32500  525 000  A B  A 2/94 59-61  59-61  59-61  51-56  57-58  1,466 inc. inc Mork VII saloon  Mark VIII saloon  n/a n/a 550.000  545,000  535,000  512,500  511,500  $40,000 542,500 5150,000 5160,000 $200,000 525,000 545,000 530,000 565,000 520,000 $55,000 $135,000 565,000 540,000 560,000 $60,000 557,500 535 000 (MC option: C-type head, cams, suspension, spoke wheels, odd $5,000.) 00 150 roadster 3.4/3.8  OR 150 DHC 3.4/3.8  80 150 FHC 3.4/3.8  (Add $5,000 for 3.81 engine.) XK 1505 3.4 roadster  XK 150S 3.4 DHC  OR 1505 3.4 FHC  545 000 547 500 530,000 575.000 565 000 545,000 514,000  5200,000  KEEBLE 515,000  525,000 5250,000 a 4 62-65  62-66  62-66  63-66  65-76  66-70  66-70  70-76  77-80  77-80  77-84  81-84  81-84  85-87  85-89  85-91  85-92  88-91  90-92  92-95  92-95  93-95  93-95  93-95  93-96  95-03  97-02  00-04  1,318 312 inc. inc. n/a n/o n/a n/a n/a n/o n/a n/a n/a n/a No n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/o n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Price Range ]] 528,000 $35,000 $70,000 $55,000 S10,000 516,000 540,000 $30,000 516,000 $22,000 $33,000 $18,000 520,000 $33,000 $48,000 $20,000 520,000 524,000 560,000 538,000 540,000 $90,000 580,000 543,000 $47,000 S100,000 5130.000 $115,000 $35,000 $65,000 5120,000 $95,000 $22,000 530,000 560,000 $45,000 525,000 $33,000 $50,000 $27,000 530,000 $52,000 $62,000 $36,000 545000 550,000 5115,000 575,000 $85,000 5145.000 $120,000 $65,000 570,000 $240,000 $250,000 5265,000 B 11/94 A 10/00 A B 4/00 C  1/97 C B A B (Add $10,000 for 3.81 150S FHC and DHC. Add $25,000 for 3.8L 1505 roadster.) 515 000  F F Sports Car Market 8/96 4/95 3/02


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      Price Guide English Cars Price Range I Mark IX saloon  Mark 8/420G  Mk II saloon 2.4  Mk II saloon 3.4  Mk II saloon 3.8  UK (-type  UK 0-type  XK-SS  59-69  62-64  56-59  60-66  60-67  50-53  53-55  56-57  n/a n/a 83,000 inc. inc. 54 77 18 516,000  58.000  57,000  59,003  520,000  en 519,000 510,000 59,000 513.000 530,000 (Deduct $2,000 for disc wheels, 52,000 for automatic, 51,500 for no overdrive.) 5750,000  5800,000  5850,000  5900,000 51,200,000 51,100,000 A A A (Price ranges for UK C, D and SS Jaguars one determined by provenance, completeness and originality. A car with all of its original parts and no stories will bring three colour times what a "bitsa" that has only a few authentic parts will.) XKE fodory lightweight  61-62  XKE convertible 3.8 flat-floor 61-62  XKE coupe 3.8 flat-floor  XKE convertible 3.8  XKE coupe 3.8  XKE convertible 4.2 (SI)  XKE coupe 2+2  61-62  62-64  62-64  64-67  66-67  XKE convertible 4.2 (SII)  AKE coupe 2+ 2 (511)  64-67  68-71  68-71  XKE convertible 012 (5111)  68-71  71-74  16  7,827  7,669  inc.  inc.  9,548  4,220  (Deduct $3,000 for automatic transmission.) BE coupe 4.2 (SI)  7,770  8,627  5,326  4,855  7,990  5900,000  535,000  525,000  535,000  525,000  535,000  S14,000  530,000  530.000  513.000  518,000  532,500  51,100,000 A 560 000  535,000  $55,000  535,000  560,000  $16,000  545,000  545 000  (Add $1,000 for air conditioning. Deduct $3,000 for automatic transmission.) HE coupe 4.2 (511)  527,000 550,000  B  HE coupe 012 (SIII) 71-74 7,297 520,000 527,000 C (For SIII, deduct $3,000 for automatic, $2,000 for disc wheels, $1,000 for no air conditioning. Add $3,000 far factory hardtop) 01 220  8K8 coupe  91-93  1003 convertible  UR coupe  KR convertible  97-03  97-03  00-03  00-03  300  $125900  520,000  $23,000  535,000  $38,000  Interceptor FF coupe  Interceptor II/III FHC  Interceptor III DliC  FUSIN-REMIT Convertible GT LOTUS Six Seven SI Seven 52 Seven 53 Seven S4 (oterhom 7 Lotus XI (51 and S2) runs from 1,029 to 1,076.) Elan Si convertible  Elan $2 convertible  Elan S3 convertible  Elan S3 coupe  Elan Plus 2  Elan 54 convertible  Elan 54 coupe  Europa 51  Europa $2  Europa IC/Special  53-58 57-60 60-68 68-70 70-73 74-82  56-60       Elite Si and $2 (Climax erg.) 58-63  62-64  64-66  65-68  65-68  67-74  68-74  68-74  67-68  69-72  72-74  Eclat 51 Sprint Esprit SI (sprd S2 E. Turbo/(arbs (Giugioro) E. Turbo November 2004  65-66 68-70 62-66 67-70 74-80 75-80 78-80 78-80 80-82 83-85       110 242 1,350 350 625 n/a 270 1,076  9,053 inc. St inc. SI inc. ch. 4,798 inc Si inc. oat. 8,969 inc. inc.  97 55 55,131:10  54,000  530,000 $22,000 $22,000 516,000 511500 514,000 550,000 528,000  516,000 $21,000 $15,000 $9,000 58,000 $11,500 $10,500 54, 000 54,500 S12,000    2,894 4,032 2,225 1,302 718 1,045 378 1,023 580,000 $60,000 514.000 56,500 $7,000 $7,500 $6,000 511,000 $9,000 513,003 57.000 56,000 540,000 528,000 528,000 $20,000 S14,000 519,000 570.000 535.000  525,000 526,000 520,000 513 000 512,000 517,000 515,000 57,000 57,500 516 000 217 TC/Specials were numbered, the rest were decaled and stickered.) Elan 26R (51 and S2) Europa 47 Cortina Mkl Cortina Mk2 Elite Si 5100,000 $85,000 521.000 59.500 59,500 $10,000 510,000 515,000 512,000 520,000 A A 12/96 13  9/01 8 9/01 8 66-71  66-76  74-76  (Add $1,500 for 440 cr engine.) 318 6,387 int. 513,500 58,(810   517,000  5150,000  B 9/01 (Due to changes in US DOT laws, Xi 220s con now be brought into the US.) n/a  n/o  n/a  n/o  565.000  $70,000  $80,000  $85,000 519,500 $12,000 522,000 ( ( C 2/03 8 ( 518,000  D B B 8 B B It 7 "Ai E. TurboHni. (Giugiaro) E. Turbo (new style/220 bhp) E. Turbo (SE gearbox, 230 bhp) E. Turbo SE (intercl., 264 bhp) Elan M-100 E. Turbo 54 (282 bhp) E. Turbo S4 (300 bhp) Elan 52 Esprit 08  Elise (US model)  NA Mognette roadster PA Midget roadster PB Midget roadster NB Mognette roadster SA Drophead coupe TA Drophead coupe VA Dropheod coupe WA Drophead coupe TB roadster MG-IC MG-TD MG-IF 1250 MG-IF 1500 MGA roadster 1500 MGA coupe 1500 ( 3/03 D 3/03 ( 3/03 MGA Twin Cam roadster MGA Twin Cam coupe MGA roadster 1600 MGA coupe 1600 MGA Deluxe roadster MGA 1600 Mk11 roadster MGA 1600 Mk11 coupe MGA Midi Deluxe roadster MG8 convertible MkI MGB (chrome bumper) MG8 (rubber bumper) MGB-GI  MOB- CT  MGC convertible  MGC-GT  A 9/94 8  9/98 This number represents "complete body units" finished or not. Actual production number 6/00 Midget  Midget Midget  Midget   MGB-CI 08  4E- 85-87 88 89 89-93 99-91 94-95 95 94 97-03  05-  34-36  34-35 34-36  35-36 36-39  36-39 37-39 38-39  39-40  45-49 49-53 53-54 1955         55-59 55-59 58-60 58-60  59-61  59-61  60-61  61-62  61-62  61-62  61-67  68-74  75-80     65-67  68-74  73-76  67-69  67-69    Price Range 00 506 495 121 1,608 3,855 385 64 800 n/a  61  n/a 1,900 n/a 98 n/a n/a 576 n/a n/a 10,000 29,664 6,200 3,400 58,750 inc. rdstr. 2,111 inc. rdstr. 31,501 inc. rdstr. 82 8,719 inc. rdstr. 313 387,675 inc inc 125,597 inc. 2,591 4,552 4,457 (Deduct $1,000 for automatic transmission.) 61-64  64-66 66-74 74-79  ORGAN Flat radiator models  Plus 4 (Triumph engine)  4/4 (Ford powered)  SS 45-53  54-68  54-90  60-69 750  3,390  n/o  102 Plus 8  (Factory-built only, matching numbers.) 68-90  OLLS-ROYCE P11 closed/formal 'Rare/open coachwork P11 Continental saloon 'Rare/open coachwork Phantom III, dosed/formal 'Rare/open coochwork 20 saloon 'Other coachwork 20/25 saloon 'Other coachwork 0 0 11/99 25/30 saloon 'Other coachwork Wraith Silver Wraith 38-39 46-55 36-38 29-36 29-35 31-35 36-39 21-29 520.000  522,000  $18,000  S24,000 $28,000  $24,000  575,000  B B (Prices are for four-seat models. Two-seat and Off C, odd 54,000. SS. add $4,000) 560,003 A 2,500 1,767 int. int. inc. 710 inc 2,940 inc. 3,827 inc. 1,201 inc. 491 1,783 $25,000 $30,000 $80,000 $35,000 5150,000 535,000 $80,000 520,000 535,000 $11,000 $35,000 $20,000 $40,000 520,000 $25,010 532.500 570,000 $200,000 $125,000 $325,000 580,000 $150,000 540,000 $70,000  535,000 $85,000 540,000 S90,000  $85,000 555.000 16,080 22,601 99,896 73,899 A  $15,000 517.000 $16,000 517.000 512,000 $28,000 $30,000 $12,500 533,000  540 000  535,000 526,000 530,000 530,000 530.000 521.000 $20,000 $25,000 $16,500 518 000 518,000 518,000 $20,000 S16,000 515,000 $25,000 520,000 $18,000 515,000 $22,000 518,000 $15,000 522.000 58.000 $7,500 55,000 56,000 $5,000 56,000 $9,000 $7,000 54,000 $4,000 54.000 54,000     5E 523,000 522,000 $24,000 532,000 $25,000 S42,000 $43,000 $15,000 585,000  $45,000 545,000 $35,000 $42,000 $40,000 $45,000 $32,000 527,000 537.500 $29,000 $27,000 522,000 $24,000 528,000 525,000 $19,000 $35,000 S25.000 525,000 $18,000 530,000 $24,000 518,000 $30,000 514,000 512 500 58,000 59,000 $7,000 S8,000 $15,000 59,000 56,000 56,000 $6,000 56,000 j II (  11/99 Silver Wraith 1'  56-59  8 (Elan 52s were built for UK and ROW only. Lotus purists insist these are not true Lori. Of course, that begs the question about the earlier Elons with Isuzu engines.) ( Silver Cld III saloon  SCIII HJM DHC (I.HD)  Silver Shadow saloon  Silo Shad MPW coupe  Silv Shod MPW DHC  Cornithe 51 coupe 49-55  55-59  59-62  60-62  60-67  62-65  62-65  inc (Includes 4.91 engine and power steering.) Silver Down saloon  Silver (loud! saloon  Silver (loud II saloon  Silver (loud II DH(  Phantom V  760 2,359 2,716 inc. 832 2,297 '50 66-76  67-70  67-70  Corniche 51 convertible Camargue (orniche 52 coupe Corniche S2 convertible Silver Shadow II Silver Wraith II 71-76 71-76 75-86 77-81 71-76 77-80 16,717 571 505 Price Range 540,000  530.000 $12,500 $19,000 5100,000 542,500 $30,000 5250.000 515,000 523,000 $24,000 (Rebodged as (orniches in 1971, with 63/41 engine.) 780 1,233 514 310 1,595 8,425 Corniche convertible Silver Spirit Silver Spur 8 B 10/99 Corniche II convertible Corniche III convertible Silver Spirit II Silver Spur II C 9/00 8 a 8 2/99 Corniche IV convertible Silver Spur III Silver Dawn Flying Spur • UN BEAM (Production number includes Bentley 12.) 77-80 78-85 81-89 81-90 86-90 90-91 91-92 91-93 92-95 94-95 95 95 Alpine roadster (early style) 53-55 Alpine roadster (MGA/B deduct $2,000 for disc wheels except for Twin Cam/Deluxe. B add 51,000 for factory hard top, $500 for overdrive.) 5/03 9/02 Tiger Mk 1/14 (260-c.i.) Tiger Mk II (289-t i.) IUMPN 1800/2000 roadster 2,145 n/o n/o n/a n/o n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 60-67 64-67 67 46-49 3,000 69,251 6,498 571 4,501  (1R2/3, deduct $2,000 for disc wheels, odd 5750 hard top.) 1R2 long door  1R2 short door  1R3 (smoll mouth)  1R36 (large mouth)  TR3B  1R4  TR4A  10250  196 (small bumpers)  1R6 (rubber bumpers)  1R7  1R7 convertible  TR8 coupe  IRS convertible  Stag  Spitfire Mk I/11  Spitfire Mk III  Spitfire Mk IV  Spitfire 1500  G16 coupe Mk I  016+ coupe (Mk II)  016 coupe Mk III  8 Griffith  Tuscan  2500 coupe  2500M coupe  Toimor  8 Toimor roadster  Tasmin  280i  53-54  54-55  55-57  57-61  62-63  61-64  64-68  68  69-74  75-76  76-81  79-80  80-81  80-81  71-73  62-67  68-70  70-74  75-80  67-68  69-70  70-74  63-65  67-71  71-73  72-77  76-79  78-79  83  84-87  8,628 inc. 13,378 58,236 3,331 40,253 28,465 8,484 94,619 inc. 112,368 inc. 2,497 inc. n/a 82,982 65,320 70,021 95,829 15,818 12,066 13,042 300 n/a n/o n/o 395 258 n/a n/a $22,500 532,000 $25,000 $25,000 $36,000 $16,000 516,000 530,000 516,000 516,000 $46,000 $68,000 532,000 $33,000 590.000 550,000 550,000 565,000 $9,000 $7,500 $18,000 519,000 513,500 $18,000 515,000 515,000 515,000 520,000 512,000 512,000 513,000 $9,500 58,500 $4,000 53,500 55,000 50,000 $1,000 55,000 55.000 54,500 $4500 $5.000 $5,000 55,000 $25,000 527,000 $6,000 56,000 S6000 510 000 $6,000 $1,000 500 000 $60,000 540,000 $35,000 5125,000 $85,000 540,000 $350,000 527,500 525,000 $36,000 $27,500 540,000 544,000 $33,000 545,000 525,000 $24,000 555,000 532,000 $34,000 572,000 5100,000 546,000 550,000 5143,000 565,000 560,000  575.000  $11,000 $9,000 $22,000  525,000 S18 000  525,000 525,000 525,000 525,000 530,000 518,000 520,000 520,000 515,000 $12,500 56,000 $5,500 57,000 512,000 510,500 57.000 57,000 56,500 56,500 57,500 57,500 57,000 $35,000 S38,000 510,000 510,000 510,000 515,000 510.000 510.000 91 B 11/02 11/02 It for overdrive, add $1,000 for factory 12/00 12/00 7/01 11/98 12/02 3/99 3/99 8 (Deduct 5100k for RHO or non-factory conversions. 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Motobilia Carl Bomstead Trash and Trinkets, Monterey Style The Ferrari hood was an interesting piece of garage art, but I think I'd want a little more documentation to ensure I wasn't spending a bunch of money for an old junked-out part Ferrari 250 GTO trellis and engine Ferrari 275 GTB hood Die-cut Veedol tin sign  M onterey is about more than just cars. While the multi-million dollar Duesenbergs and Bugattis get all the attention, there is always automobilia that can be had without causing your Visa card to break into a sweat. Here are some of the prime pieces from the weekend. BONHAMS AND BUTTERFIELD Quail Lodge, Cannel, August 14, 2004 Lot #1209—SHELL AVIATION DIECUT PORCELAIN SIGN. Estimate: $700$900. SOLD AT: $977. This red, yellow and black, 16-inch sign featured the famed Shell pectin with wings and the wording "aviation ser ice." It had a few minor chips along the Tucker cigarette box and ashtray  the cigarette box, with "Tucker" embossed on the rear portion of the ashtray. The paint was nicked and scuffed in a few areas and the car was not properly secured to the lid. A few of these have appeared on the Internet in the past year and have sold in the $800 range, so the price paid here was at the top end of the scale. Lot #1226—MICHELIN CERAMIC TILE. Estimate: $100-$200. SOLD AT: $575. This deep blue ceramic tile measured about 6 by Bugatti porcelain dealer sign scale model is number 24 of 36 created, a superbly crafted piece of art with over 100 hand-machined parts in the engine alone, none adhered with glue. The trellis, used by panel beaters to check their hand-formed panels, took over 600 man-hours to complete. The piece was presented to the right audience to bring the money, as Ferrari was the featured marque at most events during the week. Lot #8-1920s SILVER PLATE HOOD ORNAMENT. Estimate: $3,500-$3,900. SOLD • edges, but they didn't take anything away from the overall appearance of this unusual sign. Its luster was a bit dull, but this would be enhanced with cleaning. A seldom-offered sign but one just appeared on eBay, so we'll have to wait and see how that price compares. Lot #1252—TUCKER CIGARETTE BOX AND ASHTRAY. Estimate: $2,500-$3,000. SOLD AT: $1,380. A painted Tucker is mounted on a simulated trick road that forms the lid of 98 6 inches and featured "Bibendum," the Michelin mascot who first appeared in 1898. The final price was several times the estimate, which gives an indication of the increased level of interest of any item with the "01' Bib" logo. GOODING & COMPANY Pebble Beach Equestrian Center, August 15,2004 Lot#14—FERRARI 250 GTO TRELLIS AND ENGINE BY TERZO DALIA. Estimate: $18,000-$22,000. SOLD AT: $24,200. This 1:3 AT: $3,960. This striking mascot was about nine inches tall and featured a young female dancer in forward motion. An impressive piece for an automobile or in a display case, but a bit pricey for an unsigned work. Lot #10—"FAST COMPANY" BY STANLEY WANLASS. Estimate: $16,000$18,000. SOLD AT: $8,800. This hand-painted ronze sculpture had Phil Hill and Richie Ginther bin a 375MM Ferrari during the 1954 Carrera Sports Car Market


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early sign that advertises Vespa Service, in good condition with no dings or hurts, but not the type of sign that creates a lot of excitement on this side of the world. Now if it were for a Cushman Motor scooter or a Whizzer Motorbike, that would be another story. BRONZE RACE TRACK SCULPTURE. Asking Price: $30,000. This sculpture by J. Paul Nesse features a Ferrari TR 59 and TR 62 at Panamericana race. It is one of a limited edition of 40 and is currently available through Wanlass' gallery for $27,500. Alas, this piece did not fare any better than the one presented by Bonhams, as Wanlass' work continues to lag on the secondary market. VENDORS AT CONCORSO ITALIANO Blackhorse Golf Course, August 13,2004 BUGATTI PORCELAIN OVAL DEAL- ER SIGN. Asking Price: $35,000. This sign dates from the early '30s and was in excellent condition. Reproductions were made in the '80s but had squares rather than ovals in the border. I'd say this was all the money in the world, but another recently sold on the Internet for about the same price, so maybe that is what they are now worth. 30-INCH MOBIL PEGAGUS WITH NEON. Asking Price: $1,750. The vendor made no mention that this was just a newly made piece speed. A highly detailed, 58-inch long piece by a well-known artist, this was the right sort of sculpture to capture the hearts and minds of the assembled Ferrari throng. I just don't know how many of them were looking to step up to 30 large, however. ORIGINAL FERRARI ARTWORK BY RAY MASTERS. Asking Price: $6,500. A 37by 31-inch acrylic painting featuring the famed prancing horse Ferrari logo, this piece had an the price I think I would want it full of a good single-malt scotch. PRE-WAR MONTE CARLO RALLYE PLAQUE. Asking Price: $875. This license plate identified participants in the annual Rallye Monte-Carlo. Plates with the date of the event IN LYE MONTE- that has had some neon added to its border. A brand new, bare, unlit sign will run you a couple of hundred bucks, neon another $100 or so, and $75 buys a transformer, so there was a nice profit here if no one asked too many questions. FERRARI 275 GTB HOOD. Asking Price: $3,500. A red hood with all the markings from a Ferrari that ran in the 1965 24 Hours of LeMans. An interesting piece of garage art, but I think I'd want a little more documentation to ensure I wasn't spending a bunch of money for a plain, old, junked-out part. 30-INCH VESPA MOTOR SCOOTER PORCELAIN SIGN. Asking Price: $1,450. An interesting modernistic style that may not appeal to everyone. The artist was from Hawaii, which was reflected in the wood frame. I have no idea if the piece sold, but if anyone was going to buy it, they were likely here this week. AUTOMOBIUA MONTEREY Embassy Suites, August 10-11, 2004 DIE-CUT VEEDOL TIN SIGN. Asking Price: $650. In Europe, Veedol Oil Company promoted their product with a series of tin signs that featured an ice skater. About 12 inches in height, these are rather attractive but fairly common. The price here was not out of line, especially considering a similar tin sign for Michelin Tires recently sold at auction for about $5,000. CERAMIC BOSCH SPARKPLUG DECANTER IN ORIGINAL PACKAGING. Asking Price: $500. A liquor decanter in the shape of a Bosch sparkplug, this was about a foot tall and would fit in nicely with a collection of automotive-related liquor bottles. But for November 2004 tend to be more desirable, but collectors know which years were not dated and tend to want a complete set of plaques anyway. Another plaque from 1956 was offered by the same dealer for $650, so perhaps this price was not out of line. 2001 MICHAEL SCHUMACHER Fl HELMET. Asking Price: $3,300. This colorful helmet was used by Michael during at least part of the 2001 Formula One season, and came complete with his signature. An active group of collectors are paying adult money for racing suits, shoes and other items that well-known drivers have used. Another helmet worn during the 1999 season was offered for only $3,000. How much is too much for the headgear of the winningest driver in F 1 history?* 99


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Bike Buys Paul Duchene  1924-1940 Brough Superior SS100 With its most ardent contemporary enthusiast and spokesman being none other than Lawrence of Arabia, the SS1 00 is a must for any serious collector B rough Superior motorcycles were promoted as "The Rolls-Royce of Motorcycles" in the 1920s and 1930s, but a comparison with W.O. Bentley's thundering Le Mans winners would have been more fitting. Not only were the polished gas tank and stacked fishtail exhausts of a Brough Superior SS100 as recognizable as the huge grille of a Blower Bentley, but the 1,000-cc, V-twin Brough was guaranteed to do 100 mph. But for all its performance, perhaps the biggest reason the SS100 is a must for any serious collector of British bikes was because of its most ardent contemporary enthusiast and spokesman, none other than T. E. Lawrence, better known as Lawrence of Arabia. The most romantic British figure of the 20th century, after his World War I exploits (made famous by David Lean's 1962 film), Lawrence changed his name and hid himself in Britain's Royal Air Force. Motorcycles were his enduring passion and Lawrence estimated he rode 300,000 miles on his seven Broughs. He called each of them "Boanerges" (sons of thunder) and once out-ran a Bristol Fighter biplane in a mad sprint across Salisbury Plain. Lawrence often wrote about motorcycling in his letters to people like George Bernard Shaw, and regularly corresponded with manufacturer George Brough about his bike's performance. Lawrence was awaiting delivery of his eighth Brough SS when he was killed in a motorcycle crash in May 1935. At the time—and perhaps even today—there was no more daring and dynamic image than Lawrence grinning behind the signature Brough flyscreen, astride the nickel-plated gas tank, in gauntlets and officer's cap. George Brough himself was a successful racer, winning 51 out of 52 races in the 1920s on one of his own machines. His company built 3,048 motorcycles between 1920 and 1940, all to customer specifications. Broughs ranged from a modest 500-cc single to a bizarre 1932 four-cylinder (powered by an Austin Seven engine and with twin rear wheels), and a big 1150-cc twin that was often used with sidecars. His zenith was his spectacular Golden Dream of 1938, with a four-cylinder boxer engine with geared cranks turning in opposite directions and shaft drive. It was his creative swan song and he never returned to building motorcycles after World War II. But the model to have is clearly Lawrence's 100 1939 Brough Superior SS100 SS100. In 1939, it was advertised as the fastest British bike, doing 169 mph. Rider Eric Fernihough was later killed at 180 mph, while trying to better his mark. The SS100 used a J.A.P. overheadvalve 980-cc V-twin making up to 74 hp from 1924-1936, but such power created reliability issues so Brough switched to a 990-cc, 45-hp Matchless twin in 1936. Brough built 281 SS 100s with the J.A.P motor and 102 with the Matchless unit. Both engines were also used in Morgan three-wheelers, making its club (www.mog.org/threewheelers) another source of engine parts. Brough used its own Castle fork design, which is very similar to the Harley-Davidson JD fork. The SS100 received a "plunger" rear suspension in 1937, while earlier bikes have Bentley and Draper rear suspension. Brough demanded quality from its suppliers and all Superiors are notable for their finish. About 1,000 Broughs are reckoned to survive in all, and barn finds turn up periodically. Even a basket case SS100 will likely cost you $35,000, but expect to pay $60,000-$100,000 for a decent running bike with good provenance. Perfect Br ough Owner: "Vincent? Nev er heard of it." Fun to rid e: ***** Ease of mint enance: **** Appreciation po tendril: ***** Attention ge tier ***** Years produced: 19 24-1940 Number produced: 383 Original list price: £155 ($400) in 1939 SCM Valuation: $4 0,000-$110,000 Tune-up/major se Nice: $100, DIY Engine: 980-cc or 9 90-cc, air-cooled V-twin Transmission: 4-sp eed Sturmey-Archer Weight: 400 lbs Frame #: check fr ame lugs on both sides Engine #: left side , below cylinders Colors: to choice, b ut predominantly black The real ace to find would be an Alpine Grand Sport Model SS100, six of which were sold in 1934, and two in 1935. These were the "two of everything" bikes, with two carburetors, two oil pumps, and two magnetos, reputedly tested at 120 mph before delivery. This is the bike that Lawrence had on order when he died. If you're looking to buy a Brough, the best place to look for one is England. The Brough Superior Club (www.broughsuperiorclub. corn) is well organized and its members have even been known to periodically remanufacture rare spare parts. U.S. bike broker Joe Overmyer also lists a number of Broughs at www.marialunotorclassics .com. Next time you visit England, be sure to visit the Montague Motor Museum in Beaulieu, Hampshire, which has Lawrence's last SS100 on loan. Brough repaired it after Lawrence's crash, but some damage is still visible. Owner Les Perrin was asking $3.3 million for it at one time and claimed to have turned down $2.5 million from an American collector.• Sports Car Market


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NEW OLD HUBCAPS Re-Originals is offering new Italian-made, chromelook hubcaps that mimic the originals of 1955-1965 Alfas, including the Giulietta, Spider, Giulia Sprint, and other models. Price: $80 each. Re-Originals, 714.849.2400, www.reoriginals .com. GET BELTED Here's a fashion accessory for the Mustang-crazed: Made of used seatbelts from recycled Fords, these wearable belts are fully adjustable to fit waist sizes 30- to 44-inches. Includes the original-style belt clip; available in any color you'd like, as long as it's black. Price: $31.00. Ford Collection, 888.380.6901, www .fordcollection.com. adb Team CJ Lifetime Silicone Hoses are guaranteed against failure for as long as you own your car. Developed specifically for the E-type, they're claimed to offer perfect fit. Available in black or blue, for all E-types, including the SIII V12. Price: $295-$375. Classic Jaguar, 877.727.8524, www.classicjaguareom. LIFETIME OIL FILTER Completely cleanable and reusable, this design is claimed to be 90 percent more efficient than paper or fiber filters in removing 30 micron and smaller particles, those most harmful to engines. Delivers twice the flow of OEM If you've stepped up the power on your 1957-1961 Corvette, your original clutch might not be strong enough. This 10-inch clutch kit has a higher torque capacity than the original setup, with a revised pressure plate, disc and throw-out bearing. Includes alignment tool. Price: $179.99. Eclder's, 800.327.4868, www.ecklers.com . A brief look at cars of interest that have passed through the SCM stable. ***** is best Glovebox Notes 2004 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER CONVERTIBLE Price as tested: $28,420 likes: Plenty of power without much turbo lag; the wind in your hair. Gripes: Plenty of cowl shake with lots of panel rattles; oddly designed power top requires a manual push to get it to go the last couple of inches back; high beltline gives that sitting-inbathtub feeling. Fun to drive: Overall ownership experience: Itir Fun to look at: *** ** Verdict: It's hard to believe that the PT Cruiser 2004 FORD SVT MUSTANG COBRA "MYSTICHROME" CONVERTIBLE Price as tested: $43,225 Likes: Wail of supercharger as boost and revs climb; endless power and torque; well-spaced gear ratios in six-speed manual box; taut chassis rigidity (especially when considering this platform is 25 years old); leech-like grip from Goodyear Eagle Fls. Gripes: Thirsty for premium fuel even if you're not burying the throttle; highly sprung shifter can lead to selecting the wrong gear; heavy "old muscle car" feel to clutch; mediocre visibility with top up; apparently Ford still has some of that multi-hued paint left from 1996. November 2004 is entering its fifth model year in 2005. The convertible might have been a good idea two years ago, but today it looks like a last-ditch effort to save an aging car. Indeed, PT fever has come and gone—and even with a ragtop and the turbo 2.4-L engine that makes the Neon SRT-4 such a screamer, there's just not enough here to get worked up about. The PT's interior appointments are outdone by everyone including $12k Scions, and for this price you can buy a new Mini Cooper S convertible with a very long list of optional equipment.—Bengt Halvorson Overall ownership experience: *** Verdict: With a supercharged 390-horsepower V8, this final Fox-platform-based Mustang Cobra offers hair-raising acceleration in intermediate gears and begs you to break all sorts of traffic laws. But your biggest fear might be getting stopped by the fashion police—the optional $3,650 MystiChrome paint and interior treatment changes hue from green to blue to purple to black, but looks awful no matter which shade is showing.—Dave Brownell• Fun to drive: **** Fun to look at: ** 101 filters, which can improve oil pressure. Cleans with soap and water or in a solvent-based parts washer. American-made, with billet aluminum housing and woven stainless-steel filter media. Direct spin-on replacement or remote setup, depending on the vehicle. Price: $169-$219. Pure Power Inc., 800.750.0827, www .gopurepower.com. MORE HEFT FOR THE LEFT Turn your Palm, Sony or Handspring PDA into a dynamometer and performance meter with this new Nology PDA-Dyno system. After installing the software, connect the interface cable to your vehicle's OBD II connector and get real-world horsepower and torque, performance numbers, miles per gallon, and other figures. The system can also be used to reset trouble codes. For use on 1996-or-later vehicles, with PDAs running Palm OS 3.0 and higher. Price: $349.95. Performance Products, 800.423.3173, www.performanceproducts.com.* Neat Stuff Bengt Halvorson PDA DYNO


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Mystery Photo Answers He loved his son dearly, and they had made many wonderful trips together. But one day he'd have to tell him... he wasn't his real father. —Tom Caperton, White yule, NC RUNNER UP: "Mr. Bugatti, we found the noise in your blue car that you said had become a 'Royale pain in the aft.'"—Gordon Apker, Des Moines, WA RUNNER UP: It's not how big it is, it's how you use it.—Eric Minoff, Wilmette, IL "Stay behind me, son, and hope no one sees how ridiculously your mother dressed you."—Al Nelson, Pentwater, Ml That's a nice way to cover the stone chips.—Alex Vazeos, Athens, Greece Maybe someday when I grow up...—Rob Bennett, Hagerty Insurance "I guess mom was right when she warned me if I didn't stop smoking it would stunt my growth."—Steven Sperber, Tarzana, CA "Thanks for spending the day with me dad. When I grow up, I want to be just like you."— Russ Sovis, via e-mail "I say, ol' boy, I believe I asked for Grey Poupon, not French's Classic Yellow!"—Peter Zimmermann, Bakersfield, CA "Stuart," said Mrs. Little, "it is much too dangerous for you to drive your car onto that "It's easy to meet chicks if you're a Royale."—Tom Kelly, Pasadena, CA I Born on the fairway with yellow jaundice, the baby Bug will always be a baby Bug!—Glenn Pierce, Fresno, CA In spite of all his wealth and success, Mickey still has a special fondness for his first car and keeps it parked next to his Bugatti at the Disney studio.—Cam Stevenson, Greenfield, MA Maybe if we painted it blue and silver too...—Steve Pasteiner, Rochester Hills, MI "Now make sure you stay behind the rope and don't touch the people. This is a world-class event, a sophisticated gathering. And why'd you have to wear that damned yellow thing here, of all places!?"— Cindy Meitle, Scottsdale, AZ True, but the differences in gas mileage and maintenance cost are equally impressive.—Denis golf course." "But Mom," replied Stuart, "we Littles aren't afraid of anything."—David Rivkin, Jamaica Estates, NY "Daddy, when I grow up, will my paint be black and silver like yours?"—Jeff Jackson, Evansville, IN O'Leary, Scarsdale, NY And this month's winner of a sure-to-be-collectible-someday 1:18 scale model, courtesy of Dave Kinney 's USAppraisal is Tom Caperton, whose new daytime drama All My Automotive Children premieres this winter—ED.. USAPPRAISAL This Month's Mystery Photo Response Deadline: October 25, 2004 Our Photo, Your Caption Be the author of the most accurate, creative or provocative response and receive a 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 503.253.2234; e-mail: mysteryphoto®sportscarmarket.com ; snail mail: Mystery, P.O. Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292 Send us your mystery photo! If we use it, you'll get an official "SCM Fright Pig Inspector" cap. E-mail photos at 300 dpi in JPEG format. 102 Sports Car Market


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 I like the fact that the issues seem to get bigger with each passing month. I would like to see a column dedicated to collectors and how they got started.— Marco Cerqueria, Kearny, NJ Great magazine for real car people. "America By FIAT" is genius. Never cut the "Mystery Photo"—it really is the best part.—Jay Mei!strap, Niagara Falls, ON Impressive progression over the years. Very well done—Nits DuIlum, Portland, OR The only car magazine that makes me happy to see my mail carrier every month—John Miranda, Amherst, NY The best auto magazine I get (and best on the market). Don't change anything, just keep up your high standards. —William Turner, Chesapeake, VA Keep Jim Schrager out of Italian cars!—Scott McGill, University Place, WA My husband and I both really enjoy your magazine. Keep up the good work.--Sandie Swain, Manteca, CA Eight years and running as a sub- scriber.— Trade McTavish, West Vancouver, BC Damn, guys, I miss the art covers big time, but the content is as good as ever.— Robert Prickett, Oviedo, FL I never knew a magazine could be so much fun. Keep it going.—Jay Barone, Milford, CT I enjoy the mag, but I'd love it if you were to include more truly obscure exotic makes (i.e., Facel-Vega, etc.) Focus less on Ferraris—they seem like the equivalent of '69 Camaros in Car Craft.— Thomas Koob, Glendale, CA Thanks for the excellent magazine. Comments With Your Renewal It's easily my favorite of the dozen or so that I receive each month. It is also an invaluable resource as I work at a high-end car dealership. Keep up the good work.— Jared Lowell, Seattle, WA Great magazine. The entire family reads it cover to cover—Steve Wade, Clarkston, WA I like it because I can always dream. My wife will never let me spend $50k on a car!—Kurt Thomson, Tucson, AZ Still the best car mag I have ever subscribed to-10 years and counting, now. Really enjoy the auction reports, the price guides, and "Sheehan Speaks."—Tim Hayden, Jackson, TN Having been a subscriber for the past eight years, I've run out of witty things to say with my annual renewal. Stay the course.—William Mihalic, Rochester, MI It gets better and better with each year. Loved the interview with Luigi Chinetti Jr. in the last issue.—Michael Robinson, Wyoming, PA Dave Kinney should be given a company credit card to buy drinks for SCM'ers he meets at Pebble Beach.— Eric Goldman, Duxbury, MA Is it possible to get more "cars for sale" by owners? Otherwise, great.—Len Salzman, Satellite Beach, FL Great job. How about a centerfold? (I mean a sports car.)—Steve Sargent, Pittsford, NY Once a year, do a Ferrari issue and a Porsche issue. File those and send me the other ten!—Richard Boos, Troy, NY More on Corvettes.—Dennis Gabriel, Fargo, ND And thanks to all ofyouforyour renewals and your though(fil comments.—ED.• AftIldhor Oaoctor Opr Port McDowell November will ENTRY FEES: Saturday & Sunday. For more info, or accommodations  cal/  * Vehicles vvith a esery - 7% * Vehicles with Cars Pictured: 1938 Buick Cvt. and 1961 Lotus Westfield from Mitch's Collection $46,000 and $16,000 respectively. UpcoMing VentS os Lunas, NM - Sept. 25th - 100 cars September ;,alm Springs, CA - Oct. 9th - 100 cars October November Spokane, WA - Nov. 27th - 100 cars 3anuary Fort McDowell Arizona - Jan. 21- 24th - 500 cars ,Dortland, OR - Oct. 23rd - 150 cars 'Arizona in the Fall - Nov. 13-14th - 300 cars No Reserve e zona  .13-Z4 2004 Over 200  cars Casino neer Scottsdale Arizona be auctioned at COMMISSIONS Range From $100 - $200 for selling R  a vehicle ($300  0-255-4485 hotel P1-F, PST. this 2-day event. Consign your car to this great Fail AriAuction! ($150 MinimuM) mum) krizoinoikkiicitioni Car Allettegli Fort Mcotoi vet Portland, OR - April 9-10th - 150 cars April July Fort McDowell • Over SOO Reno in the Spring - May 7-8th - 200 cars May 'Reno, NV - Aug. 4-7th - 850 cars August lckson Hole, WY - July 2nd-3rd - 150 cars COLLECTOR CAR AUCTIONS Presented by Silver Auctions 1 -800 November 2004 103 January 21-24, 200S Arizona Auction during this 4 day cars auctioned event. spots are stift available!


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SCM Showcase Gallery Sell Your Car Here! Showcase Gallery Full-Color Photo Ad Just 544/month ($66 non-subscribers). Text-Only Classified Ad Just $15/month ($25 non-subscribers) 3 ways to submit your ad: E-mail: Send photo (300 dpi jpg) and text, or text only, to scmadvert@sportscarmarket.com . We will call for your VISA/MC. Fax: Attention Showcase, to 503.253.2234 with VISA/MC. Simi!mail: Showcase, PO Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292, with VISA/MC or check. 25 words max, subject to editing. Deadline: 1st of each month, one month prior to publication. 1952 Jaguar (-Type 1930 Blower Bentley A magnificent recreation constructed in 1996 on a 1930s Rolls-Royce chassis, aluminum bodywork over a steel and ash frame. The drivetrain consists of a 225 hp, 4.5-liter, supercharged Bentley Mark IV 6-cylinder mated to a fully synchronized 4-speed transmission. Peterson Engineering has constructed this car with amazing attention to detail. The motorcar appears as a fully restored original. The Blower is a joy to drive. Must see to believe. This particular example has 18,000 even miles on it and is in excellent mechanical and cosmetic condition. Given the current exchange rates, the replacement cost of this Blower is over $300,000. Our car can be considered a bargain at $149,000, trades? See photos at www. continentalautosportscom. 630.655.3535. (IL) 1935 Wolseley Hornet Special Pastel green with green leather. A beautiful, accurate recreation with a factory spec. tube frame and an aluminum body. Only 3,200 miles since construction. The engine is a 1952 XK120 with a C-type alloy sump and extensive modifications: 3.8 liter displacement, D-type cams, big valves, ported, polished, sand cast SUs, C-type exhaust manifold and lightweight flywheel. The engine runs smoothly, revs enthusiastically and makes more power than you will ever need. The gearbox is a Moss 4-speed. The rear axle is the correct trailing arm with a Panhard rod, LSD and transverse torsion bar. The front suspension and steering rack are as original. Right hand drive. The brakes are (-type drums all around. All electrics, instruments, switches, and interior equipment are correct C-type. The wheels are 16" wires with Dunlop racing tires. The car is a joy to drive and very fast. Experience period C-type driving for a fraction of the cost of the real thing. S119,900, trades? See photos at www. continentalautosports.com . 630.655.3535. (IL) 1954 Jaguar XX 120 An excellent example of one of Britain's PreWar sports car specials. Ran Monterey Historics many times in last 15 years. 858.459.3500 info@grandprixclassics.com , www.grandprixclassics.com (CA) 1938 MG SA Tourer "SE" (special equipment) Roadster. Only 24,700 unrestored original miles. Kept in pristine condition by its only owner. Respray in '63. Runs and drives perfectly. Original factory Mohair top and side curtains. The most original XK 120 on the planet. €51,000. 480.951.0777 www.docsjags.com . (AZ) 1954 Jaguar XK 120 Drop Head Coupe. Goodwood green with tan leather interior, lovely California car, one of only 551 built these rare cars are amongst the prettiest of the early Astons, this particular example runs & drives superbly with a rebuilt engine, original books, tools & records $78,500. Heritage Classics, 310.657.9699. (CA) 1959 Jaguar XK 150 "S" Alloy lids, doors, rear trunk braces, 1600 Twin Cam, close-ratio gearbox, ltd slip, early comp. car, xlnt history. 858.459.3500 info@grandprixclassics.com , www.grandprixdassics.com (CA) Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud 11 egant Open Car, Post-War." The driving experience matches its visual impact. Tools and books. $95,000. Fantasy Junction, 510.653.7555, www.fantasyjunction.com . (CA) 1955 Austin Healey 100s Fully race prepared for Vintage Racing. 2002 Louis Vuitton Concours d'Elegance contender at Hurlingham Club. White over Lobelia Blue. FIA papers, SVRA Blue Book. $95,000. Full information pack available for serious inquires. Contact Mary Ellen Ford at 434.973.8160 or meford464@aolcom (VA) 1956 Jaguar XK-140 MC Roadster 1961 Jaguar (-Type 5.1 Roadster 1961 Aston Martin DB4 Vantage GT Full DB4 GT body work. Aston green, restoration nearing completion. FIA papers. $150,000.00 For more information you may contact Mary Ellen Ford at 434.973.8160 or meford@aol.com (VA) Black/Black, !CNA Grand Champion — 100 pls. 231st car built. "The Best". 858.459.3500. infogg rand prixclassics.com ,www.grandprixclassics .com (CA) 1963 Jaguar XICE Perfect Restoration. New Paint, beautiful Conolly leather, chrome wires, new vintage radial tires. Rebuilt master competition engine with overdrive. All serial numbers match. $70,000. 303.756.0456 willhoustn@aolcom (CO) 1958 Aston Martin DB 2/4 MK III Coupe Aluminum lightweight, street legal. Built in mid '80s. Runs and appears as new Full race history including several Targa Florio, Grand Prix NOrburgring, & other German, Dutch Oldtimers vintage races. Full FIA papers. RAC MSI. In original factory colors. 3.8-liter 320 hp. Very Important from the most respected name in Jaguars, Doc's Jags 480.951.0777. $168,000. www.docsjags.com . (AZ) 1964 Lotus Cortina Mark I A concours restoration was performed on this very rare 1938 MG SA 4-seat Tourer with body by Abbey Coachworks. Equipped with 2-liter 6-cylinder motor and 4-speed transmission. Superbly and exquisitely finished in red and fitted with tan leather interior. Hyman Ltd. Classic Cars, 314.524.6000. (MO) Stunning matching-numbers example. With its deep black paint, white interior, piano quality wood and spats it is easy to see why this car has won "Most El- 3.4-litre roadster. Recent complete restoration with matching numbers. Original factory color, Carmen Red/Cinnamon hides, tan canvas top. Rebuilt engine, new wiring harnesses, Burled walnut center dash. Runs and drives perfectly. Laycock de Normanville factory electric overdrive. High-speed steel-belted radial tires. Matching tan canvas tonneau. C84,750. 480.951.0777. www.docsjags.com . (AZ) www.firrarij. 104 Custom roadwork by Hooper was dispatched from England to the US on August 1,1960 and was sold when new to a Mrs. Dorothy Kraft of Ridgewood, New Jersey. This left-hand-drive, long-wheelbase limousine with division and factory air conditioning is an exquisite design with razor edge front bu corn +2500 Ferrari - Lambo hini for sale Sports Car Market


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wings and graceful flowing lines reminiscent of cars of the 1940s. S73,500. Hyman Ltd. Classic Cars, 314524.6000. (MO) MGB/MGA Fresh Carrera PamAm-Spec Racing Block Built to win Carrera Panamericana 2-litre class by Schlossnagel Road Racing with all original build sheets available. Zero hours since full dyno and bench test by Doug Jackson of British Automotive, Novato, CA. Report available. Bored and honed to 1924 cc. Fully balanced by Crowther Racing. Lightened JE pistons with (Grillo rods. Sammy Hale crank crossdrilled, lightened and balanced. Dyno'd at 155 + bhp @6500, 141+ lb/ft @ 5500rpm. S6,500 415.332.1613. ise44@usa.net (CA) 1983 Williams FW-08C, #11 Authorized Agent Very competitive car with excellent cosmetics and mechanics. Eight hours on Phil Reilly engine. Extensive spares package. S275,000. Fantasy Junction, 510.653.7555, www.fantasylundion.com . (CA) Ultima Can-Am Silver / Black, USA Version, Auto AC, Outstanding Example with Excellent Records. 858.459.3500 info@grandprixclassics.com , www.grandprixclassics som (CA) 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE Cabriolet. Ask The Man Who Races One! Spaceframe chassis, 430HP, Getrag 6-speed. 2170 lb! All Options. 500 miles. CA Reg. S99,000. www. brammo.com 415.264.2170 (CA) FRENCH Bugatti EB110 Supersport This very desirable 3.5 V8 was a limited production vehicle. Beautiful black exterior finish w/ Tobacco Tan leather interior and Black top. This car is loaded with all available factory options. Complete with Becker audio system, factory NC, disk brakes. 61,144 miles. Recently serviced in our own Mercedes-Benz shop. Nationwide shipping available. S79,900. Please ask for Bernie Moreno at 877.832.1461 or email Bernie@herbchambers .com (MA) 1971 Porsche 911 "T" 1970 Mercedes 280SE 3.5 Cabriolet NOR THSHORE SPORTSCARS A beautifully restored example finished in silver with black leather. Equipped with floor shift and factory air. This is a high quality collector car that can be used reliably as a driver if so desired. S84,900. Hyman Ltd. Classic Cars, 314.524.6000. (MO) 1971 Mercedes 280SE 3.5 Coupe Specializing in Vintage Sportscars Less than 20 "Lightweight" EB110s bait, carbon fiber chassis, aluminum and carbon/Kevlar fiber body, AWD, 4 Turbos, 650 hp, believed only factory silver metallic car. Contact Canepa Design, 831.423.5704, vnvw.canepa.com . (CA) GERMAN 1964 MB230SL 'Street ShowCar'. Gleaming Navy & Oxblood Ulm Fla Woman Golf Cobb owned. Auto/2 Tops/ RbIt Eng. If you're thinking 280SL-you must see/drive this beauty. $39Kobo. For e-photos 561.832.0171(FL) November 2004  911 Turbo coupe #WP0AC299XTS375170 classic Guards Red with cashmere leather. 28,000 mi., recent service. Numbers Matching (Certificate of Authenticity) 993 Body style, lost of the air-cooled Porsches, one of only 1,297 1996 turbos shipped 1225 Rockland Road, Rte. 176 Lake Bluff, IL 60044 847.247.0447 Fax 0446 www.northshoresportscars.com Norbert M. Bries, President 67,000 miles, Absolutely original and immaculate, Almost too good to be true. Everything is there, everything works, No rust, crashes, or stories. S21,500 Steve 802.877.2645 (VT) 1996 Twin Turbo Porsche 1972 Ferrari Dino GTS /Yellow 1957 AC Bristol Black/Cobra V8 1961 Morgan Plus 4/Red 1956 Mercedes GullwingMhite 1966 Jaguar XKE Cony/Black Contact us today for Aero 8 order information. 105


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SCM Showcase Gallery to North America. 6-disc changer, heated seats, xenon headlights, sunroof, AWESOME PERFORMANCE! S74,900 Gory W. Ottaviano, 224 Fonderlac Dr., Warren, OH ; 44484 330.856.1276. E-mail progwo@aol.com. (OH) ITALIAN 1947 Lancia Aprilia Fantasy Junction, 510.653.7555, www.fantasyjunction.com . (CA) 1967 Ferrari 330 GTC Silver with black leather and new black canvas soft top, stunning 29,000 mile factory Spyder, one of 125 built, 1 of only 7 supplied with a factory hardtop, engine reworked and bored to 4.9 SS specifications, fully restored in 1990 and cosmetically freshened in 2000, five-speed transmission, power steering, factory A/C, stainless exhaust, books & records, excellent condition throughout, a rare opportunity to purchase one of the prettiest convertibles ever built. $134,500. Edward Gibson, Heritage Classics www. heritagedassics.com . 310.657.9699. (CA) 1972 Italia Roadster Langenthal Cabriolet, RHO, 3 owners, grey leather, triple lined hood, 4 seater, mint condition, elegant, very rare. £39,000, Tel: 01363 83909, 07970 449114. www.auto-invest.co.uk . (UK) 1957 Maserati Tipo 3505 Restoration nearing completion. Price on request. Seious inquires only. Contact Mary Ellen Ford at 434.973.8160 armeford464@nol.com . (VA) 1962 Alfa Barchetta 1600 Outstanding condition, silver/red, 34K miles, A/C, Borranis, runs great - no smoke, original manuals, no tools, detailed restoration info & photos e-mail rklein2@columbussr.com . $99,500. (OH) 1967 Fiat 500 Giardiniera (Station Wagon) Cosmetically very nice w/excellent mechanicals. The odometer shows 98,968 miles. Medium Blue with a red and white interior. Full-size fabric sunroof. Seats 4 with plenty of room for your gear. An excellent city car. $1,900. See photos at www.continental-autosports.com . 630.655.3535. (IL) 1969 Fiat 500 Gamine Convertible Rare Fiat 500 sports car. Special body by Vignale. a two seater, designer body with a full 22 horsepower! A great runabout or paddock vehicle. No rust, excellent condition. Red/Block. The odometer shows 44,700 miles. Si 1,900. See photos at www. continentalautosports.com . 630.655.3535. (IL) 1970 Maserati Ghibli Spyder Full alu, perfect. Tel: 003211695844. www.meconicimport.com . (UK) 1967 Alfa Romeo GTA 1600 Stradale ...11110 Red/Tan, very clean, mechanically excellent with rebuilt suspension, rebuilt Cleveland 351, lowerratio rear axle, 4-speed manual, outstanding in every way. S47,900. See photos at www.continentalautosports.com . 630.655.3535. (IL) 1975 Maserati Bora shields. Custom floor mats. Other upgrades. Original owner. Garaged and covered since April 2001 delivery. 1913 miles. Concours condition. $165,000. 703.408.4048 (VA) JAPANESE 1972 Honda S600 Blue / black interior, all original, 44k miles, super condition, never repaint S8700. Roland: 650.307.8849. info@autoshoppingcenter.com (CA) AMERICAN 1931 Pierce Arrow LeBaron Sports Sedan Tons of recent preventive service work. Everything works like it should, New leather and carpets, full stainless exhaust system. S46,000. Steve rpm@rpmvt.com , 802.877.2645. (VT) 2001 Ferrari 360 Modena Fl Dark Blue with Gray. Former Concours winner in mid 1980s. 858.459.3500 infoggrandprixclassics .com, www.grandprixclassics.com (CA) 1932 Ford Hi Boy Rare model with factory removable sunroof. Titanium with gray leather. Challenge grill. Scuderia Built by Arizona Street Rods. Originally a Ron Martin car (see American Redder Magazine, Feb. 1992). "The Mean Green Machine," Chevy 724 engine 350 ci, 355 hp, aluminum heads. Every conceivable Arizona Street Rod option. S39,900 firm. Contact John Weinberger, 630.655.3535. johnfweinberger@aol.com . (IL) SCM /0--ctiarffmexchange S/N 61388. Low miles on restoration completed five years ago. Delivered new with sliding block rear end. Ready for any event or tour. $95,000. Each month, selected cars from the SCM Showcase Gallery will also appear in the British magazine, Octane (www.octane-magazine.com ) and vice-versa. (roieth2raze Austin-Healey Specialists 262-375-0876 www.fourintune.com 106 our1111111111101111111/111 - samem,,,arm t , 1 II  ' WORKS , hostworks.com 303-539-1839 Sports Car Market GermanCarPortal.com Over 1,100 links German Car Newsfeed Dealer Listings Event Listings


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SCM Showcase Gallery 1941 Cadillac 1958 Corvette Stingray Roadster w/500ci Muscle V8 400hp. $29k obo. For e-photos 561.832.0171. (FL) 1988 Mera Canepa Design Hummer HI Wagon 21k real miles, Absolutely spectacular "Time Capsule original ShowCar." World's Finest 61 Fastback w/Int, Woodgrain like new ! Hydra/Skirts/ R&H. Must see/drive. $59Kobo. For e-photos 561.832.0171 (FL) 1947 Chrysler Town 8, Country Convertible 283 cu inch (270 hp). This car has won so many Concours awards. A very rare car in this high specification and truly incredible condition. 4 speed manual floor shift. 4 x 2 barrel carbs. Duntov highlift camshaft. Hard top. All factory options fitted when new. £39,750. +44 (0)7860 827 272 (central London). (UK) 1958 Echidna, chassis #1 Fiero Formula chassis, V6, auto, AC, electric doors, electric windows, AM/FM, cass, red, tan, one DF247 built, 2nd owner. 65K, $17,000. New wheels/tires. Bob 503.491.5795 (OR) 1988 Fiero CT Custom-built 393 cubic inch supercharged engine, 550+ hp, suspension and brake upgrade, complete exterior and interior customization, 130+ mph top speed. Contact Canepo Design, 831.423.5704, vnvw. canepa.com . (CA) SWEDISH 1973 Volvo 1800ES Desert sand with matching two tone interior, very original car with light cosmetic restoration, 323 cu. in. straight eight-cylinder "Spitfire" engine with fluid drive transmission, runs & drives very well $84,500 Edward Gibson, Heritage Classics YAVW. heritageclassics.com 310-657-9699. (CA) 1948 Chevrolet Woodie John Stovers' 1959 SCCA B Modified Championship winning car. Fantastic history and great condition. Acceptable everywhere. FIA papers. $169,500. Fantasy Junction, 510.653.7555, www.fantasyjundion.com . (CA) 1960 Corvette 283/270 HP Canepa Design Hummer HI Wagon Standard transmission, 220,000 miles. Restored, original engine. New Pirelli tires. Will deliver, West Coast only. $9,500. 209.754.4846. (CA) V6, 5 spd, AC electric doors, electric windows. AM/ FM, cass, white, tan, new tires, 156K, $3,500. Bob 503.491.5795 (OR) WANTED Alfa Romeo Giuliena Sprint Zagato Round Tail Prefer to pay for the best example, but will consider any condition. Must be complete. Contact John Weinberger. 630.655.3535. johnfweinberger@aol .com. (IL) European Classic Cars Restoration started. Rare color combo! 283/270 20-barrel, 4-speed. Rebuilt engine, trans, 3.70 posi rear, and suspension. Excellent frame. New top, interior and windshield. New chrome. Wonderbar radio. $30,000. OBO. 252.883.8601. (S.C.) 1965 Shelby 01 350 A solid California woodie, unrestored with original wood. Exceptional interior, nice dash and all three seats. Only $44,500. 480.694.7929. For more woodies see website: www.woodiesusa.com (AZ) 1953 Nash Healey roadster Outstanding example. Ground-up restoration by Barber Motorsports. Cream with dark red leather interior. Perfect to the last detail and complete including original radio. Many documents and some spares. $50,000. See photos on www.continentalautosports.com . 630.655.3535. (IL) 1954 Buick Skylark Convertible s/n SFM5S358, Good driving condition- not a trailer queen, nom/partial rebody like many of them. Offers over $50k/Ferrari trade. 602.377.1197 (AZ) 1970 Eldorado I .a STEP BY STEP SYSTEM Red with white top, a correct, original, two owner, California car, 1 of 836 built. 858.459.3500 info@grandprixclassics.com ,www.grandprixclassics .com (CA) November 2004  14k actual miles—Spectacular! Simply finest ALL ORIG in World w/Pwr Sunroof. A Gleaming 'Time Capsule' Showcar, Gentlemons Hot Rod 0 VVVVW.BARTHOLLAND.COM RESTORATION@BARTHOLLAND.COM a Plankier 22 2771 XL Boskoop-NL t +31 (0) 172211344 5+31 (0) 172218321 f 107 toRESTORATION? Custom-built 393 cubic inch supercharged engine, 550+ hp, suspension and brake upgrade, complete exterior and interior customization, 130+ mph top speed. Contact Canepa Design, 831.4233704, www. conepa.com . (CA) An absolutely serious buyer wants any European antique classic cars, Jaguar, Austin-Healey, MG, Morgan, Triumph, 356, 190SL, Alfa Romeo, Riley, Land Rover, Singer, also pre-war cars and other interesting European cars in any condition, any location. Please call Steve's British Connection. sbcinc@aol. com. 630.553.9023 phone; 815.786.3372 fax. www. stevesbritishconnectionam.•


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Resource Directory  Advertise in the SCM Resource Directory. Call 877.219.2605 x204 for information, e-mail: scmadvert@sportscarmarketcom. AUCTION COMPANIES Artcurial-Briest-Poulain-Le Fur. +33.1.42992020, fax +33.1.429920 21. Maison de vente aux encheres, 7, Rond-Point des Champs Elysees, 75008 Paris. artcurial@auction.fr. vvww.artcurial.com. (FR) Barrett-Jackson Auction. 480.421. 6694, fax 480.421.6697. 3020 North Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251. info@barrett-jackson.com . www.barrett-jackson.com . (AZ) Bonhams  &  Butterfields. 415.391.4000, fax 415.391.4040. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94103. www.butterfields.com. (CA) Bonhams. +44.207.228.8000, fax +44.207.585.0830. Montpelier St., Knightsbridge, London, SW7 1HH. www.bonhams.com. (UK) Branson Collector Car Auction. 800.335.3063, Jim Cox, fax 417.336.5616, 1316W. Hwy. 76, Suite 199, Branson, MO, 65616. www.bransonauction.com. (MO) Christie's.  310.385.2699,  310.385.0246. 360 N. Camden Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. www.christies.com. (CA) Dana Mecum Auction Company. 815.568.8888, fax 815.568.6615. P.O. Box 422, Marengo, IL 60152. www .mecumauction.com. (IL) eBay Motors. List your car for sale for only $40 and pay $40 more when it sells. Visit the "Services" section on www.ebaymotors.com for more details. H&H Classic Auctions. +44. 1925.730630, fax +44.1925.730830. Whitegate Farm, Hatton Lane, Hatton, Cheshire, UK. WA4 4BZ info@classicauctions.co .ulc, www.classic-auctions .com. (UK) Kensington Motor Group, Inc. 631.537.1868, fax 631.537.2641. P.O. Box 2277, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. KenMotor@aol.com. (NY) Palm Springs Auctions Inc. Keith McCormick, 760320.3290, fax 760.323.7031. 244 N. Indian Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, CA 92262. www .classic-carauction.com . (CA) RM Auctions, Inc. 800.211.4371, fax 519.351.1337 One Classic Car Dr., Blenheim, ON NOP LAO. www.rmauctions.com. (CAN) Russo and Steele. 480.517.4005, fax 480.517.9112. 4117 N. 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85016. russoandsteele@qwest .net, www.russoandsteele.com . (AZ) Silver Auctions. 800.255.4485, 2020 N. Monroe, Spokane, WA 99205. silver@silverauctions.com ; www.silverauctions.com. (WA) Santiago Collector Car Auctions. 800.994.2816, fax 405.475.5079. 501 E Britton Rd., Oklahoma City, OK 73114. Rocky: rockydb5@sbcglobal.net. (OK) Spectrum Auctions. 818.999.0832, fax 818.999.0816.23295 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills, CA 91364. www.spectrumauctions.com . (CA) APPRAISALS Dave Brownell's Vintage Auto Appraisals. 802362.4719, fax 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. dbrownell@sprynet.com . (VT) Cosmopolitan Motors LLC. 206.467.6531, 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 of need: We negotiate for you. Settlements, insurance, disputes, estates, prepurchase, donations, etc. appraisals@ cosmopolitanmotors.com. (WA) USAppraisal. 703.759.9100. 25 years experience with collector automobiles, available nationwide. David H. Kinney, ASA (Accredited Senior Appraiser, American Society of Appraisers). dhkinney@usappraisal .com; vvww.usappraisalcom. (VA) Auto Appraisal Group. 800.848.2886. Nationwide, over 50 offices. Certified Appraisals. Prepurchase inspections, insurance matters, charitable donations, resale values, Ariwn g. PA6te RESTORATIONS Since 1978 dedicated to the meticulous restoration of the world's finest exotic, vintage and classic motor cars. APPRAISING SERVICES AVAILABLE: DECLARED VALUE • LOSS DAMAGE • ESTATES lam. 1$0. 1. 2347 GOLD RIVER ROAD • SUITE N • GOLD RIVER, CA 95670 (916) 635-3559 108 Visa- Mc 888-237-4359 estates, expert witness. Onsite inspections. Confidential. www.auto-appraisalgroup.com. -Not just one man's opinion of value." (VA) Featherman  & Co.  Inc. 610.645.5595. Scott Featherman has over 20 years experience and is both a certified IAAA appraiser and ASE master technician. Complete services include appraisals, pre-purchase inspections, expert witness and advisory. Personal, prompt, confidential—available nationwide. For more information, see our ad this issue. scott@feathco.com , www.FeathennanCo.com . (PA) Robert DeMars Ltd Auto Appraisers/Historians. 561.832.0171. Buyer beware. "Now market" expert market information for an intelligent decision/investment. "World's bestknown auto appraisers." Call for fast consultation/briefing ($95-$295 fee) or worldwide inspection/diagnosis ($395$2,095 fee). Not the least expensive -the best. www.robertdemarsltd.com . (FL) AUTOMOBILIA Spyder Enterprises. 831.659.5335, fax 831.659.5335. Since 1980, providing serious collectors with the finest selection of authentic, original vintage posters, pre-war thru mid-1960s; mainly focused on Porsche, Ferrari, Mercedes, and racing. Producer of "Automobilia Monterey" August 10-12, 2004. 38page list of memorabilia available. singer356@aol.com or www.vintageautoposters.com . (CA) vvvvw.arteauto.com . 631329.8580. I 'art el l'automobile gallery and auction house Web site, featuring drawings, paintings, prints, vintage posters, photos, sculptures, objects, toys, models, books, literature, memorabilia, and more from the beginning of the automobile to date. View online and mail order automobilia auction lots. info@arteauto.com . (NY) BUY/SEWGENERAL 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. sales@cosmopolitanmotors .com. (WA) eBay Motors. Everyday drivers, collector cars, auto parts and accessories, motorcycles and automobilia. List your car for sale for only $40 and pay $40 more when it sells. Every vehicle transaction is covered by $20,000 in free insurance. www.ebaymotors.com . Fantasy Junction. 510.653.7555, fax 510.653.9754. 1145 Park Ave., Emeryville, CA 94608. 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. sales@fantasyjunction.com, www.fantasyjunction .com. (CA) Grand Prix Classics. 858.4593500, fax 858.459.3512. 7456 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92037. Specialize in the buying, selling, trading and consignment of historic sports and racing cars. Been in business for 25 years and maintain an inventory of 15 to 20 historic cars. www.grandprix-classics.com ; info @grandprix-classics.com . (CA) Hyman Ltd. 314.524.6000. One of the largest dealers of quality collector cars in the US with over 100 cars in stock. We act as principal in the acquisition of collector cars and are aggressive buyers for complete collections. Our specialties include European sports cars and full classics. www.hymartltd.com . (MO) Oldfimer Garage. +41.31.8190000, fax +41.31.8195191. Gurbestrasse 3, CH-3125, Toffen, Bern, Switzerland. wvvw.oldtimergarage.com . (CH) www.historicalcars.com We buy, we sell, we find. Europe/US/Asia/Far East. If you are looking to buy or sell a vehicle with historic or collector In-depth Porsche Information At Your Fingertips! Porsche 012 Buying? Restoring? 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 appeal, try us. 30 years of experience, your satisfaction our priority. Any time, any place. www.historicalcars.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, info@cosdel .com, www.cosdel.com . (CA) 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 Histories, Barrett-Jackson, andAubum. Standardof-the-industry service since 1970. wwvv.passporttransport.com . (MO) Intercity Lines, Inc. 800.221.3936, fax 413.436.9422. Rapid, hasslefree, coast-to-coast service. Insured, enclosed transport for your valuable car at affordable prices. State-of-the-art satellite transport tracking. Complete service for vintage races, auctions, relocations. www.intercitylines.com. (MA) PC BEAR Auto Transport. 717.859.1585, 135 Broad St., Akron, PA 17501. Specializing in all types: hobby, collector vehicles, toys, neat old stuff, regular cars, parts, and winching. Life-long car nut. Clean driving record since 1959 in all states. I sleep in my truck while transporting. Door to door delivery. Talk to me anytime. (PA) Concours Transport Systems. 702.361.1928, 253.973.3987, fax 702.269.0382. Enclosed auto transport nationwide. Liftgate loading, experienced personnel. Classic and exotic cars. Special events. Fully insured. All major credit cards accepted. Fred Koller, owner. fredkoller@concourstransport.com , www .concourstransport.com. (WA) COLLECTOR CAR FINANCING Best Banc & Company. 800. USA.1965, fax 508.945.6006. The largest national lender on Antique, Classic, Exotic, Rod, and Sports Cars with low rates starting at 4.99% and long terms. Call, fax or e-mail your application today for quick 10minute approval. www.jjbest.com . (MA) Woodside Credit. 800.717.5180, fax 800.717.5177. Founded on more than 40 years of consumer lending experience, we are dedicated to providing our dealers and customers with attractive financing options. Competitive rates, flexible terms, and consumer lending expertise. Contact us directly, apply online, or ask your dealer.Open7daysaweek.www.woodsidecredit.com. COLLECTOR CAR INSURANCE Hagerty Collector Car Insurance. 800.922.4050. Collector cars aren't like their late-model counterparts. These classics actually appreciate in value so standard market policies that cost significantly more won't do the job. We'll agree on a fair value and cover you for the full amount. No prorated claims, no hassles, no games. www.hagerty.com. (M1) Parish Heacock Classic Car Insurance, 800.678.5173. We understand the needs of the classic car owner—agreed value, one liability charge, 24-hour claim service and the ease of paying for your premium by credit card. Available in 44 states throughout the US. Get an instant quote at www.parishheacock.com . (FL) COLLECTOR CAR LEASING 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 flex- Resource Directory ibility of financing with the tax advantages of leasing. www.whynotlease .com. (CT) Putnam Leasing. 866.9053273, Never get in a car with strangers. Custom-tailored, lease-to-own financing for your dream car. Easy, fast, and dependable. Exclusive leasing agent for Barrett-Jackson, Cavallino, and Ferrari Club of America 2004 International Meet. www.putnamleasing .com. (CT) PHOTOGRAPHY Bob Dunsmore Racing Photogra- phy. PO Box 80008, Multnomah, OR 97280. 503.244.4646. photoraces@aol .com. (OR) RESTORATION — GENERAL Performance  Restoration, 440.9683655, fax 440.968.3263. 17444 US Route 6, Montville, OH 44064. Metal fabrication, prep and paint work experts. Knowledgeable mechanics for running gear, suspension, electrical, and carburetion issues. As mentioned in The Wrenching Truth, SCM, March 2002. We finish your projects! supercharged@alltel .net. (OH) Purchas you ramt Arran or a affront Ferm it1ii con Expert evaluations, research and sates of coach-built, collectable, racing and .special intereSt Ferraris by Michael Sheehan — The Ferrari Specialist. Call (949) 646 - 6086 or visit us online at wwwlerraris-online.com November 2004 109


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Resource Directory  Guy's Interior Restorations. 503.224.8657, SPORTS AND COMPETITION (.1411ti .. fax 503.223.6953. Award-winning interior restoration. Leather dyeing and color matchin g. 431 NW 9th, Portland, OR 97209. (OR) R ittep bec. Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (ARI/VRS), 203.377.6745, fax 203.386.0486, 1785 Barnum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614. Vintage race car restoration, preparation and race track support at events throu ghout North America; in Europe and South America by arrangement. Historic Rally Support. wvvw.vintageracing-services.com. (CT) VINTAGE EVENTS The  Colorado  Grand. 970.926.7810, fax 970.926.7835. Frank Barrett. 1,000-mile tour of western Colorado. Pre-1961 sports cars. (CO) ENGUSH Hyman Ltd. 314.524.6000. One of the largest dealers of quality collector cars in the US with over 100 cars in stock. We act as principal in the ac quisition of collector cars and are a ggressive buyers for complete collections. Our specialties include European sports cars and full classics. www.hymanitd.com. (MO) AC AVE  Restorations,  Inc. 503.643.3225, 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. (OR) AC Owner's Club Limited. 503.6433225, 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. (OR) Austin-Healey Austin-Healey Club USA. 888.4AHCUSA, fax 503.528.0533. 8002 NE Hwy 99, Ste B PMB 424, Vancouver, WA 98665-8813. Oldest national Austin-Heale y club and factory club heritage. Members receive AustinHealey Magazine, Resource Book, calendar, tech assistance, book discount. Annual dues still just $35. wvvvv.healey .org. (OR) Austin-Healey Club of America, 877.5.HEALEY, fax 704.283.7765, www.healeyclub.org. P.O. Box 3220, Monroe, NC 28111-3220. With 45 affiliated regional clubs throughout North America, the AHCA offers its members a monthly color magazine, full-color calendar, technical support, book discounts, sourcing for suppliers and services, annual Conclave, and connection to 4,000 Heale y enthusiasts worldwide. membership@ healeyclub.org. (NC) Aston Martin Aston Martin of New England. 781.547.5959. 85 Linden Street, Waltham, MA 02452. www.astonmartin-lotus.com. Proudly appointed Aston Martin Heritage Dealer for the USA. New and preowned Aston Martins are our specialty. Please contact us when buying, selling or restoring. www.astonmartin-lotus.com . (MA) Kevin  Kay  Restorations. 530.241.8337. 1530 Charles Drive, Redding, CA 96003. 6-Cylinder Aston Martin DBs our specialt y, from DB2 through DB6. All Astons welcome, along with other 1950s and 1960s British and European sports and classics. We do it all, from engine overhaul to showwinning paintwork. We buy Astons. www.kevinkayrestorations.net. (CA) You can't trust them with just anyone. Prized Possessions. No matter what your prized possessions are, our award-winning equipment provides immaculate, enclosed, door-to-door transport. We offer containerizing for overseas shipping, automobile storage, and pier service. Featuring HighwayMaster satellite tracking/communication systems. Visit our web site at www.horselesscarriage.com )iontliss arrint VtIlUlt (“Nt i J.:Irrizicke  110  ,-.11111. 61 Iowa Avenue • Paterson, New Jersey 07503 800-631-7796 • In NJ 973-742-2692 • Fax 973-742-8369 email: steveaustin@canby.com vvww.steveaustinsautomobilia.com email: stephanie@wtpdx.com  503.231.5103  800.594.0805  Rocky Santiago. 405.843.6117, fax 405.475.5079. E Britton Rd., Oklahoma City, OK 73114. Specializin g in Aston Martins, all years, all conditions. Buy/sell/consign. If you are buying or selling, please call. Also have Heale ys, MGs, Triumphs, etc. (OK) Automotive Restorations, Inc. Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (AR!. VRS), 203.377.6745, fax 203.386.0486, 1785 Bamum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614. Classic, special interest and race cars. Sales, restoration and transportation. www.vintageracingservices.com, www .automotiverestorations.com. (CT) Jaguar JAGUAR PARTS AT WHOLESALE PRICING Huge Factory Fresh Original Parrs Inventory Ready To Ship es/Overnight Delivery CALL MONTE SHELTON JAGUAR: JAGUAR 1-800-819-5681 Travel begins here . . Stephanie Warrington The Official Travel Agent for Sports Car Market Specializing in International Travel, Custom Vacations & Groups 700 NE Multnomah, #478 Portland OR 97232 World Travel Inc. Steve,ylustin's AUTOM ILIA Limited Edition Art & Collectibles 1638 SE 11th Ave Canby, OR 97013 (503) 266-4079 or (800) 452-8434 Official Organizer of SCM's Historic and Collector Car Tours Sports Car Market


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  Resource Directory Jaguar Clubs of North America. 888.CLUBJAG, JCNA, 1000 Glenbrook Road, Anchorage, KY 40223. The primary organization of Jaguar enthusiasts in the US and Canada. 52 local clubs provide social and other activities. JCNA sponsors championships in concours, rally, slalom. Members receive bi-monthly Jaguar Journal magazine. www.jcna.com. (KY) Morgan Northshore  Sportscars. 847.247.0447. Lake Bluff, IL. 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 . (IL) Rolls-Royce/Ben tley Automotive Restorations, Inc. Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (AR!. VRS), 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. (CT) Peter Hageman, Vintage Automobiles. 206.954.1961, fax 425.287.0660. P.O. Box 554, Kirkland, WA 98033. Prewar European autos, Bentley and Rolls-Royce, specializing in vintage Bentleys. (WA) ALFA ROMEO Parts Jon Norman's Alfa Parts. 510.525.9435, fax 510.524.3636. Large selection of parts from 1900 series to Milano. Efficient, personal service. 1221 Fourth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710. (CA) Centerline Alfa Parts. 888.750. ALFA (2532). Call for free catalog. New and used parts, accessories, restoration, modification, and information for Giulietta through 164. We know the cars and we have the parts. Visit wvvw .centerlinealfa.com for frequent updates on new items. (CO) International  Auto  800.788.4435, 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 and same-day shipping! Free 76-page catalog. www.intemational-auto.com. (VA) Performance Motoring Associates 831.338.9703, fax 831.338.2031. 12895 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, CA 95006. Over 20 Alfa Romeos in stock, ready for your custom restoration. Specialists in vintage race car preparation for over 20 years. Sebring suspensions and lightweight body panels for 750, 101, and 105 series Sprints, Spiders, and GTVs. alleake@aol.com . www.alfaromeorestorations.com . (CA) Re-Originals. 713.849.2400, fax 713.849.2401. THE US source for original, complete seats and covers, bulk upholstery materials, original rubber mats and gaskets, original European taillights, headlights, grilles, windshields. Visit www.reoriginals.com for complete listing. (TX) Repairs/Restoration Parts Nasko's Imports. 503.771.1472, 5409 SE Francis, Portland, OR 97206. Alfas, BMWs and Mercedes our speciality. Oldest Alfa repair facility in Oregon. Ask about our used sports cars for sale. Fast work, fair prices. (OR) Dan Sommers's Veloce Motors. 503.274.0064. 1425 NW Flanders, Portland, OR 97209. More than two decades of helping Alfa, Ferrari, and Lamborghini owners keep their cars on the road while not emptying their bank accounts. Other Italian cars serviced as well. (OR) FERRARI/MASERATI/WABORGHINI Ron Tonkin Gran 'Purism°. 800.547.4455, 503.255.7560. Service and parts, 800.944.6483,503.257.9655. 203 NE 122nd Ave., Portland, OR 97230. America's oldest and most dedicated Ferrari dealer. New and used exotic cars. Also, huge parts department with fast, fast service. www.rtgt.com . (OR) Garry Roberts & Company. 949.650.2690, 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. (CA) Randy Simon. 310.274.7440, fax 310.274.9809, simonrandy@aol.com . I constantly collect and sell all Ferraris, Maseratis and Lamborghinis. If! don't have what you seek, I can usually find it for you (at low prices). Please, call anytime for straight advice on the market. Finder's fee gladly paid. (CA) Re-Originals. 713.849.2400, fax 713.849.2401. THE US source for original, complete seats and covers, bulk upholstery materials, original rubber mats and gaskets, original European taillights, headlights, grilles, wind- There's www.alfapartscatalog.com co  Services Include: Appraisal Largest online parts and accessories catalog with factory part numbers, images, parts diagrams, and online ordering! Original parts and hard to find NOS. '(Rebuilds, sheet metal, restoration and aftermarket parts. '(High performance components. Full line of Alfa Romeo factory gifts, accessories and collectables. '(Prompt worldwide delivery. From Giulietta to 164, factory authorized Alfa Romeo parts provider, over 30 years of exclusive Alfa Romeo experience. 800 890 ALFA (2532) 510 525 9435 www.alfapartscatalog.com November 2004 111 Gladwyne, Pennsylvania www.FeathermanCo.com Free Initial Consultation 610.645.5595 FEADERMAN 62 CO Pre-Purchase Inspection Advisory Expert Witness Vehicle Location and Consignment Restoration and Collection Management On-Site Auction Counsel an automotive consultant specializing in Experienced Partner. • Certified Appraiser - IAAA - International Automotive Appraiser Association • Certified Master Technician - ASE - National Institute for Automotive Service Excellenc • Advisory Board Member - NADA Classic and Collectible Appraisal Guides • Auction Analyst/Reporter and Contributor - Sports Car Market Magazine • Socieo, ofAutomotive Engineers • Society of Automotive Historians colle  c'  twenty years of hands-on professional expen, &, Scott is an invaluable partner for those seeking an ind4ncient, qualified and objective opinion. no Substitute for an


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Resource Directory shields. Visit www.reoriginals.com for complete listing. (TX) Symbolic Motor Car Company. 858.454.1800, fax 858.454.1890. 7440 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92307.1 mgest 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. www.symbolicmotors.com . (CA) 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. Buyers, let me use my 20,000-car database to help you find a car, or verify the history of one you are looking at. www.ferraris-online .com. (CA) Thomas Shaughnessey Consulting. 949366.6211, 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. 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. (ARLVRS), 203377.6745, fax 203.386.0486, 1785 Barnum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614. Classic, special interest and race cars. Sales, restoration and transportation. www.vintageracingservices.com , wvvw. automotiverestorations.com . (CT) FORZA. 860350.1140, fax 860.350.1148. Buyers and sellers of Ferrari, Maserati, Lamborghini and related exotic cars. Also interested in memorabilia, parts, manuals, books, etc., related to above cars. Willing to compensate for information that leads to purchase. forzamot@aol.com, www .forzamotorsports.com. (CT) GERMAN Mercedes-Benz Alex Dearborn. 978.887.6644, fax 978.887.3889. Topsfield, MA. Buying, selling and trading vintage Mercedes. Specializing in 300SLs. Large database of older MBs. vvww.dearbomauto.com . (MA) Gull Wing Group International, Gary Estep. 530345.6701. 776 Cessna, Chico, CA 95928. Dedicated to the enjoyment and preservation of 1954 to 1963 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Coupes and roadsters. Member benefits include: twelve monthly magazines per year plus a national convention that rotates its location around the country. (CA) Mercedes-Benz Club of America. 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 New car raffle, tech assistance, national events, more. Dues $45/yr. www.mbca.org . (CO) Automotive Restorations, Inc. Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (ARLVRS), 203377.6745, 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. (CT) Porsche 356 Registry. 810.688.9090, fax 810.688.9091. 356 Registry, 3359 Kings Mill Rd, North Branch, MI 48461. A club for those interested in 356 Porsches. The Registry Magazine is published six times a year. 356 ownership not necessary. Dues $30 annually. Information: Barbara Sldrmants. www.356registry.org . (MI) Re-Originals. 713.849.2400, Sicurvetro windshields for Porsche 356. Speedster bucket seats, driving seats for all models. www.reoriginals.com . (TX) BMW Automotive Restorations, Inc. Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (AR!. VRS), 203377.6745, 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. (CT) AMERICAN Hyman Ltd. 314.524.6000. One of the largest dealers of quality collector cars in the US with over 100 cars in stock. We act as principal in the acquisition of collector cars and are aggressive buyers for complete collections. Our specialties include European sports cars and full classics. www.hymanitd.com. (MO) Shelby Shelby American Automobile Club. 860364.0449, fax 860.364.0769. P.O. Box 788, Sharon, CT 06069. Over 5,000 members, 50 Regions throughout the world. Dedicated to the care and preservation of the cars that Carroll Shelby produced. Two national conventions a year, semi-annual magazine, bimonthly newsletter as well as a registry. (CT)* www.ItalianCarParts.com Italian rts.Con.  We have what you need to restore and maintain your Italian Car. Visit our website and on-line catalog. Register online or call to receive your free catalog. Phone: 503.655.9811 Fax: 503.655.9581 West Linn, OR USA FerrariPortal.com Over 700 links Classified Ads Ferrari Newsfeed Event Listings I'D RATHER BE USING HOST Cat HostWorks to get your company's E-commerce Intltatlyes onto the web. 112 ( /.07; WORKS 11— hostworks.com 303-539-1839 ORDER TODAY! IMMEDIATE SHIPPING. Keith Martin on Collecting Ferrari Keith Martin on This book collects Sports Car Market's best [tides and auction reports covering the errari morgue, including many articles by renowned Ferrari experts Mike Sheehan, ohs Apes and Steve Ahlgrim. COLLECTING FERRARI FOREWORD BY PHIL URI Fawning Mike Sheehan. John name. Sarre Ahlpire and the alas of ALSO AVAILABLE: KEITH MARTIN ON COLLECTING PORSCHE How to order your Ferrari or Porsche book: Just $19.95 for either book and CD, plus $5 S&H (US, Canada & Mexico), all other foreign, $7 S&H per book. Coll 24/7, toll-free 800.289.2819 (outside US 503.243.1281), fax 503.253.2234, or order online at www.sportscarmarket.com . Sports Car Market Inside you'll find information on what to buy, how to buy, what to look for and how to use Ferraris from 1947 to the current day, with values from $15,000 to S9 million. 128 pages, full color. Keith Martin on Collecting Ferrari is a gold mine for anyone who loves Ferraris. 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OSIMO • liftainaMotors, LLC 1985  Alfa Romeo Spider 1991  Alfa Romeo 164L 1964  Cadillac Sedan de Ville 1979  Cadillac Seville 1954  Chevrolet Corvette Roadster 1956  Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible 1975  Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 1978  Chevrolet Corvette Pace Car 1968  Chrysler Newport Convertible 1956  Citroen Traction Avant 1960  Dodge Pickup 1999  Dodge Viper RT/10 1964  Facet Vega Facet III 1964  Ferrari 250 GT/L Lusso 1966  Ferrari 330 GTS 1970  Ferran 246 GT Dino 1981  Ferrari 308 GTSi 1928  Ford Model A Tudorr Sedan 1929  Ford 2 Door Sedan 1931  Ford Model A Phaeton 1955  Ford Thunderbird Convertible 1965  Ford Mustang Convertible 2001  Ford Mustang Coupe 1954  Jaguar XK 120FHC 1954  Jaguar XK 120 FHC 1958 Century Coronado 21'  1967 Chriscraft Cavalier 19'  Driver  Zender Kit  No motor/tranny  Driver  Ex Bloomington Gold  Restored  Red  30,000 miles  New PaintTfop  Scruffy Driver  New Paint  Hand-painted by Lassen  New Paint  Red/black  Long-term Owner  Fly yellow/Black  Pristine Car  Pristine Car  Street Rod  RHD  What a cutiel  Red/black  "Bullitt" Edition  Ex-Alfredo Brenner  Two- tone, older restoration  $5,995.00 $6,995.00 $850.00 $3,995.00 $59,995.00 $42,500.00 $25,000.00 $21,000.00 $12,995.00 $6,995.00 $15,000.00 $175,000.00 $15,500.00 $335,000.00 $250,000.00 $69,995.00 $30,995.00 $18,995.00 $27,995.00 $26,995.00 $29,995.00 $27,995.00 $28,995.00 $37,500.00 $43,995.00 1959  Jaguar Mark I 1961  Jaguar Mark II 1964  Jaguar E-Type Roadster Series 1969  Jaguar E-Type Roadster Series II Recent Partial Restoration  Custom Cabriolet, Project  Restored  Nice Driver  1972  Jaguar E-Type Roadster Series III old paint/new running gear  1957  Mercedes Benz 190SL Roadster 1960  Mercedes Benz 190 SL Roadster Red/black two tops  Extremely Original and Very Nice  1960  Mercedes Benz 300 SL Roadster Racing brakes: history  1961  Mercedes Benz 190 SL Roadster Black / Red Great Driver  1966  Mercedes Benz 600 SWB Blue/Zebrawood  1968  Mercedes Benz 280SL Roadster 1974  Mercedes Benz 280 SLC 1980  Mercedes Benz 450SEL 6.9 1950  MG TD Roadster 1956  MG MGA Roadster 1966  MG MGB Roadster 1973  MG MGB Roadster 1971  Oldsmobile Toronado 1962  Porsche 356 B T-6 Super Coupe 1962  Porsche 356 B T-6 1962  Rolls Royce Silver Cloud II 1969  Rolls Royce Silver Shadow 1952-1966 Vespas VBB's-VNB's 1955  Volkswagen Beetle 1968  Willys/Jeepster Commando WATERCRAFT Factory installed wood runabout with 327, twin sidedrafts and factory installed sliding roof, complete with trailer. $37,995.00. Chevrolet 327. Nice period runabout. Complete with trailer. $7,995.00. VINTAGE WINES Expensive, extensive, eclectic collection of significant wines of Bordeaux, Burgundy, California, Washington, Oregon, and Italy. Old vintages to recent releases. Inquire. RECYCLED OLD GROWTH LUMBER Hundreds of thousands of board feet of old growth Douglas Fir. Tongue and grove, clear vertical grain with no nail holes. Eighty years old from seven hundred-year-old trees, also Califomia Redwood, 2x4, 2x6, 4x6, 6x8, 3x12, excellent original condition, previously used in food production. Never exposed to toxins or chemicals. Impossible to find on today's market. Inquire. REAL ESTATE WANTED Looking for a home, condo, commercial building or even raw land. Want to purchase by way of partial trade and cash. Price range $200,000 to $3,000,000 master artwork, or antique furniture. We would like to trade the down payment (minimum 20%) and pay conventionally the balance, or if desired by seller, . Trades can include dassic or exotic automobiles, motor yachts, famous pay seller on contract. • This method can help sell real estate inventory that has been sitting for an extended period. • This could also help sellers who have large capital gains concerns. With a large down payment in 'trade" their taxable gain could diminish significantly. • Even if the seller doesn't want an exotic car or an expensive piece of furniture, these items can certainly be sold via consignment or outright sale HISTORICAL ANTIQUE MILLWORK The complete interior of Seattle's Austin Bell Building. A turn of the century building for which the downtown neighborhood "Belltown" was named. Doors, windows, baseboard, wainscoting, elaborate rails and balustrades, a steam-powered elevator with cut glass, beams, treads, and bricks. Please inquire. California Specialflowner from new  5 Speed Restored red/black  One owner  Restored  Restored  Wires/Rusty  Totally Restored  Running parts car  Fresh Driver/Number matching  Rusty Runner  RHD/Driver  Shooting Brake  Nearly 10 in stock  1 Owner  2 owners from new  $9,500.00 $22,500.00 $67,995.00 $40,000.00 $34,995.00 $32,995.00 $45,000.00 $275,000.00 $27,995.00 $27,995.00 $28,995.00 $7,995.00 $13,995.00 $21,000.00 $27,000.00 $850.00 $21,995.00 $1,995.00 $27,995.00 $9,995.00 $23,995.00 $39,995.00 $2,500-$4,000 $7,995.00 $6,995.00 Always Buying - Experts in Shipping. We appraise collector cars world-wide for insurance or settlements. (206) 467-6531 Fax (206) 467-6532 • 2030 8th Avenue - Seattle, Washington 98121 • cosmopolitanmotors.com


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@Aratch Carl Bomstead T he Internet has always been about turning dreams into realities. For instance, when was the last time you had the "opportunity" to buy a 1958 Maico 500? These cars were made in Germany and sold in the U.S. for about three years. They look like VW Beetles, but with only 100 or so imported, chances are you've never had one in your driveway. Powered by an I8-hp, two-cylinder engine, with a top speed of about 50 mph, it's no wonder they weren't a big hit Stateside. A Maico showed up recently on eBay Motors, however, and attracted eight bids before selling for $600, this without the engine, interior, badges, and a few other goodies. A little rust was present in the floorboards and of course there was no title, but now it's sitting in someone's garage, their dream-car-in-waiting. You have to be impressed with some people's ambition. EBAY MOTORS #2487690254-1967 AMPHICAR. First Bid: $10,000. Number of Bids: 33. SOLD AT: $19,300. Date Sold: 8/30/2004. About 3,800 of these little cars were built in Germany between 1961 and 1968, offering their own brand of amphibious "offroad" capability. This example had been in storage for the past 30 years and appeared complete, though with a few scrapes and bruises along the way. In perfect shape these oddities can sell in the high $20k range, though they command much less when they have needs. Let's hope the new owner got a chance to test-float this one, lest he find himself literally underwater from the start. This small employee badge from Ford's early manufacturing days in England was in decent condition considering its age. Both real and reproduced Ford employee badges are prolific, but this one is not often available. Even so, the price here was rather surprising, as the Ford crowd is better known for spending money on items more directly related to keeping their cars on the road. Ike Mimi 44 EBAY #5917193249— MARX 1950S COCA-COLA DELIVERY TRUCK. First Bid: $99.99. Number of Bids: 13. SOLD AT: $356.50. Date Sold: 8/30/2004. This was an early '50s Coca-Cola delivery truck toy, owned by the seller's father, a Coke retiree. Complete with six cartons of soda and delivery dolly, it shows mild wear from play, though the decals and signage appeared to be in good condition. A decent buy, I think, as I found the piece listed in a 10year-old price guide at over $500. 60s red Car Ilweves Gone Wild! EBAY#6310995427—"THE CHOPPERS" DVD STARRING ARCH HALL, JR. First Bid: $0.99. Number of Bids: 2. SOLD AT: $7.50. Date Sold: 7/21/2004. I bought this DVD for myself, which I plan to share with hot-rod guru Ken Gross at the next available opportunity. It's a horrible '60s movie about "punk car thieves gone wild" and includes the song "Monkey in My Hatband," sung by star Arch Hall Jr., who went on to appear in other low-budget drive-in disasters like Eegah. Releasing this movie on DVD did not improve it a bit, but it's so bad you have to love it. Just be thankful you are not on my Christmas list. EBAY #2264316980— EARLY ENGLISH FORD EMPLOYEE BADGE. First Bid: £9.99. Number of Bids: 16. SOLD AT: 056.89 (approx. $461.72). Date Sold: 8/26/2004. SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION Sports Car Market magazine (ISSN #1527859X) 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. 114  EBAY #3694443581—TEXACO QCKWORK METAL POLISH CAN. First Bid: $99. Number of Bids: 29. SOLD AT: $4,252.63. Date Sold: 8/20/2004. Dating from the pre-teens, this is one of the best gas and oil tins to be offered in many, many years, one I wish was in my own collection. The politically incorrect image features a black man polishing an early vehicle. With the exception of a minor crease on one side, the condition is excellent and the colors are bright. Texaco green cans are desirable and this one has it all. The price, while not inexpensive, is not out of line, especially when compared to comparable Country Store tins. EBAY#3695899300-1938 PACKARD TWELVE AND SUPER EIGHT SALES BROCHURE. First Bid: $49.99. Number of Bids: 5. SOLD AT: $154.02. Date Sold: 8/30/2004. Not too many years ago this was a $500 piece, but unless it's extremely rare, the money is no longer there for even good sales brochures like this one. A delightful 52-page Packard brochure with a quality cover, it shows 10 different models and contains several pages of product information. The final price is yet another indicator of how far the "paper" market has fallen, directly as a result of eBay making so many pieces available to the market. When you had to go from swap meet to swap meet to find one of these, you didn't mind paying $500 when you finally got your hands on one. But now, if all you have to do is click the mouse a few times and you've got several to choose from. It's a buyer's market. EBAY#3690415120-1966 HESS "VOYAGER" PLASTIC BOAT IN BOX. First Bid: $9.99. Number of Bids: 17. SOLD AT: $1,581. Date Sold: 8/2/2004. In the '60s, the Hess Oil Company sold a number of toys related to the company, including this ship, a model of the "Voyager" oiltanker. Issued in a limited edition of only 150,000, the tanker model is 18 inches long with a number of intricate little pieces and parts. This example appeared to be complete in the box, although the packaging showed signs of use. This is one of the few oil company toys that have realized any appreciation, as most sell for about half their original purchase price. The price guides place this at about $2,500, so the winning bid here should be considered a decent buy.• 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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