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HOW TO SPEND $200K RESTORING A FERRARI • MONTEREY COVERAGE SPORTS CAR MI& The Guide to Collecting Classic, Antique, Sports, Hot Rod 85 Muscle Cars OCTOBER 2002 1 0 > o 74470 91750 2 USA $5.95 CANADA $8.95 WWW SPORTSCARMARKET COM • Reunited and It Feels So Good - XKD530 Made Whole Again • $141,266 275 GTB/6C - A Pony With a Nose Job • 1962 Maserati 3500 GT - An Overlooked and Undervalued Exotic • Reliability and the English Sports Car - Not Always a Contradiction in Terms • So You Want a Real Muscle Car? Try the '64 GTO

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RM AUCTIONS INC. 1971 LAMBORGHINI MIURA P400 S SOLD FOR $143,000 1963 FERRARI 400 SUPER AMERICA COUPE AERODYNAMIC° SOLD FOR $363,000 1967 JAGUAR E-TYPE I 4.2 ROADSTER SOLD FOR $104,500 t- 1909 SIMPLEX 50 HP TOY TONNEAU SOLD FOR $429,000 1916 STUTZ BEARCAT SOLD FOR $169,000 1913ALCO FIVE PASSENGER TOURING SOLD FOR $330,000 /111111111111111111■••ftimmill110111111.1111. 1955 JAGUAR D TYPE SPORTS RACER SOLD FOR $924,000 1963 SHELBY 289 COBRA COMPETITION ROADSTER SOLD FOR $264,000 1966 JAGUAR [-TYPE SERIES I FIXED-HEAD COUPE SOLD FOR $69,850 CONSIGNMENT & MARKET EVALUATIONS BEVERLY HILLS SPECIALISTS: DAVID GOODING  IAN KELLEHER  TODD WERTMAN  866.762.8284  866.762.8284  866.762.8284  DENNIS NICOTRA  800.211.4371  800.211.4371  203.397.0734  MIDWEST & EAST COAST SPECIALISTS: MIKE FAIRBAIRN  ROB MYERS  SPORTS & RACING CAR SPECIALIST: JACK C. BOXSTROM 613.476.9132  jafcs - CATALOGS & BIDDER REGISTRATION david@rmauctions.com ian@rmauctions.corn todd@rmauctions.com nnike@rmauctions.com rob@rmauctions.com dennis@rmauctions.com jack@rmauctions.com -P-f-e-filler-  FINANCIAL SERVICES) • 1 tEsTBANt • • • PrivatAir PUTNAM  •• ••  www.rmauctions.com 800.211.4371 OR 519.352.4575 www.rmauctions.com SALE PRODUCED BY: MONTEREY AUCTION COMPANY, P.O. BOX 1889, CAPITAL AVE, VALLEJO, CA 94590 CA DEALERS LICENSE #34509 CORRESPONDENCE: 9300 WILSHIRE BOULEVARD, SUITE 550, BEVERLY HILLS, CA 90212 TEL: 310.246.9880 FAX: 310.246.9744 PASSPO RT HAGERPG Oreenwict) lime dR

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SPORTS CAR Grubby seats, tired paint and a magnificent Si .2m price for this LWB Cal Spyder at Christie's/Pebble Beach. October 2002 / Vol. 14, #10 Keith Martin, Editor and Publisher ON-SITE MARKET REPORTS 26 Christie's Pebble Beach, CA 35 Bonhams Quail Lodge, CA 41 RM Auctions, Inc. Monterey, CA 51 Russo and Steele Monterey, CA PROFILES 181965 Ferrari 275 GTB/6C Berlinetta More questions than the SAT. 22 1956 Jaguar XKD Roadster An English twofer. 54 Pat Braden 1934 - 2002. 56 1962 Maserati 3500 GT Coupe An Italian exotic for MGA money. 58 1961 Porsche 356B S90 Vintage Racer Freshly done , or just shiny painy? 62 1930 Duesen berg Model J Cony. Victoria It's all about pedigree. 4  COLUMNS 6 Shifting Gears Keith Martin 8 The Inside Line Cindy Banzer 14 Ask The X-perts Old Alfas, New Benzes by SCM Analysts 16 Collecting Thoughts Triumphing on the Web by Rob Sass 20 Sheehan Speaks A $200,000 Restoration by Michael Sheehan 23 The English Patient Cheap, Reliable and Fun by Gary Anderson 59 Porsche Gesprach Tale of Two Speedsters by Jim Schrager 64 Legal Files Driving a Target by Alex Leventhal 66 Affordable Classics '64 Pontiac GTO Cony. by B. Mitchell Carlson 67 Bike Buys '71 H-D Super Glide by Bengt Halvorson 69 Motobilia $12K Chief Sign by Carl Bomstead 76 eWatch Badges and Bombers by Carl Bomstead DEPARTMENTS 10 You Write, We Read 11 Auction Calendar 57 Display Advertisers Index 63 Vintage Rally Calendar 67 Mystery Photo 68 Reviews 70 Mystery Photo Answers 70 Twenty Year Picture 71 Comments With Your Renewals 75 Neat Stuff 75 Glovebox Notes CLASSIFIEDS 21 Ferrari 24 English 55 Alfa Romeo 57 Etceterini 61 German 63 Vintage Race Cars 63 American 72 Resource Directory 74 Showcase Gallery 43 1966 Triumph TR4 Surrey Top - The beginning of the end for cheap TR4s? 361955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL - Like their doors, Gullwing prices keep going up. 52 1969 Chevrolet Corvette L88 Cony. - It's Kosher, it's a Corvette, it's $130k. Sports Car Market

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Brands of DaimlerChrysler PRESENTS: SCOTTSDALE THE WORLD'S GREATEST CLASSIC CAR AUCTION NO:RES-ERVE #732-1967 CHEVROLET CORVETTE 427/435 4-Speed. 26,000 mile original award winning car. #432 1949 CHRYSLER TOWN & - COUNTRY CONV. Formerly in the famed Phillip Wichard Collection. Last production year of this model. #642-1954 JAGUAR XK 120 ROADSTER A ground-up restoration on a correct numbers matching car. AT SCOTTSDALE IN 2002... SALES OF OVER 826.9 MILLION SALES RATIO OF 87 PERCENT CONSIGN 1936 PACKARD DIETRICH Dual-Windshield Model 1404 Super Eight - one of five examples known. #691 - 1929 FORD "ALUMATRUCK" One of a kind Boyd Coddington all aluminum scratch built Model A Pickup. #728 - NOW 480.421.6694 THE FOLLOWING IS A PARTIAL LIST OF OVER 200 CARS CONSIGNED AT 'NO RESERVE' FOR 2003 #482-I962 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 MARK II #433-I958 BUICK LTD CONVERTIBLE #377-1958 CADILLAC BROUGHHAM #657-1947 CADILLAC SERIES 60 CONV #450-1955 CHEVROLET BELAIR CONV #408-1957 CHEVROLET BELAIR CONV #675-1957 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONV #639-1961 CHEVROLET IMPALA SS CONV #732 1967 CHEVROLET CORVETTE 427/435 #644-1970 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE LSO #722-1985 #3 GOOD WRENCH DALE EARNHARDT #342-1961 CHRYSLER 300 G #452-1970 DODGE CHALLENGER RT #372-1970 DODGE SUPER BEE COUPE #656-1973 FERRARI 246 GTS SPYDER #739-1933 FORD SPEED STAR ROADSTER #440-1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD 'E CONV #676-I957 FORD THUNDERBIRD 'F' CONV #364-1964 FORD GALAXIE 500XL 2-DR #642-1954 JAGUAR XK 120 ROADSTER #333-1969 PLYMOUTH SATELLITE CONV #389-1970 PLYMOUTH CUDA COUPE #461-1965 PONTIAC GTO CONVERTIBLE #701-1964 SHELBY COBRA 289 ROADSTER #655-1965 SHELBY COBRA 4000 R'STER #721-1966 SHELBY GT350 FASTBACK VIEW A COMPLETE LIST BY VISITING WWW.BARRETT-JACKSON.COM PEPSI or% HUB LOT WATCHES /11/ venMwireIess c HAN NEL  THE MOTOR TREND ARIZONA REPUBLIC oars +1,M ■ JANUARY 15-19, 2003 • WESTWORLD • SCOTTSDALE, AZ TRAVEL SERVICES PROVIDER : AAA ARIZONA TEL: 87Z774.1500 EMAIL: TRAVEL@ARIZONA.AAACOM TEL: 480.421.6694 FAX: 480.421.6697 WEB: WWW.BARRETT—JACKSON.COM 3020 N SCOTTSDALE RD, SCOTTSDALE, AZ 85251

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Shifting Gears / Keith Martin The Stuff of Dreams A STRATFORD-ON-AVON, England s I write this, we are nearing the end of our SCM Goodwood Tour. Yesterday we visited the ruins of Old Sarum, where the builders of Stonehenge are thought to have lived, and then went on to the monument itself. A superb and provocative performance by the Royal Shakespeare Company of "The Tempest" filled our evening. Today the group is enjoying a private tour of the Jaguar plant in Coventry as well as a visit to the Donington Grand Prix Collection. Ms. Banzer, 38 SCM enthusiasts and I have been reveling in our automotive and cultural romp through the gearhead heart of England, under the expert tutelage of organizer and guide Steve Austin. The combination of the historic richness of England with the opportunity to see a magnificent variety of old cars being driven at speed is truly the stuff that dreams are made of. Last weekend's Goodwood Revival was a rich and fully detailed step back in time to a simpler era, before modernday sponsors began swathing historic events with their adverts for contemporary products. The dress code for those wishing to enter the paddock—period jackets and ties for the gentlemen, "casual smart" for the ladies—led to a nattily attired crowd, although some in the group questioned my "Elvis replica" blue and white madras sports coat. Between jousts, the racing machines rested next to one another under simple wooden sheds. Blessedly absent were the modern, bloated tractor-trailers that visually blight so many vintage paddock areas today. For fans of '50s and '60s racing, the entry list was a cornucopia of four-wheeled riches. There were no fewer than four C-type Jaguars, three Maserati A6GCSs and three Aston DB3s competing in Saturday's Freddie March Memorial Trophy race. This year, the 90-minute race began at 6:15 p.m. and ran through dusk. For many of these cars, it was the first time in decades they had run with their lights illuminating a track. The twin, often dim headlight beams moving at 120 miles per hour across the back straight, with the occasional belch of fire from a downshift, evoked memories of the original Goodwood International 9-hour race run from 3 p.m. to midnight. The Sussex Trophy, a 14-lap race on Sunday, featured four Jaguar Dtypes, two Aston DBR1s, four ListerJaguars, three Maserati Birdcages, two 3005s and a 200S, along with a Ferrari 196S, 246S Dino and 500TRC. And in the final race, the Whitsun Trophy, among other entries were eight (!) Ford GT40s, two Ferrari 250 LMs and two Porsche 904s. These machines all wore their battle scars proudly, accumulating more as the weekend went on. No white-hanky racing here, the top 75% of each race group went at it hammer and tongs as if a manufacturer's championship were at stake. Backwards at speed into a tire wall went one 250 LM, and a C-type got a pooched-in rear quarter as its to level out at the last minute and scream across the field just 50 feet off the ground. For the WWII veterans in attendance, the war birds were a reminder of how thin the line between freedom and enslavement had been, with just a few thousand men and their machines defending an entire country and a way of life. One year ago, on September 11, we were headed to the airport to embark on this Goodwood Tour when the tragic events of that day unfolded, changing our plans and our lives. Twelve months later, it is good to be here with friends, completing our tour and returning to normalcy, even if things will never be quite the same again. Seeing the vintage war machines at Goodwood was sobering, and caused us to reflect that a vigilant defense is now the constant price of our once-taken-for-granted freedoms. Farewell to a Friend The collector car world suffered a major loss on August 25, when Pat Braden unexpectedly passed away. Braden, who was 68, suffered a heart attack while at his computer, doing what he loved, writing about Alfa Romeos. The stories he was working on appear in this issue. Pat's perspective was distinct and irreplaceable. He had owned and used his Alfas as daily drivers, including thundering 8Cs, supercharged 6C 1750 Zagatos and 1900 Zagatos, as well as pedestrian Alfettas with automatic transmissions. Through his ownership experiences, he was singularly suited to understand and interpret the strand of Alfa DNA that ran through all these disparate models, and his finely honed skills as a writer allowed all of us to share his insights. We have devoted this month's Alfa Romeo Profile, on page 54, as a tribute to Pat, who was SCM's Alfa Romeo specialist. We miss him dearly. On the Cover It's back to the modern day with this month's cover, as artist Jay Koka depicts a contemporary Ferrari in his painting, "348 at Carregi." The location is a Tuscan villa as interpreted by the artist. In his early years, Koka owned Austin-Healeys, Fiat Spiders, and Corvettes. "I even had a Javelin," he recalled. "I raced them, I owned them, I rebuilt them. I've spent more money on cars than I ever should have." Born in Budapest, Hungary in 1950, Koka emigrated to Canada in 1956. He currently lives near Toronto with his wife Catherine. To depict the 348, Koka used gouache, a highly refined watercolor paint, along with watercolor and ink pigments, all applied with a brush on board. Usually Koka works in acrylic, on canvas. The SCM Goodwood Tour—historic cars, historic sites. driver tried to squeeze his car into the chicane, only to find it fully occupied by another competitor who wasn't about to give way. Circular tire rubbing marks on the bodywork from casual contact were more the norm than the exception for the front runners in the sports car classes. As an ex-WWII RAF fighter base, Goodwood has another history to draw upon. Each day there were aerial demonstrations by Spitfires, P-51 Mustangs, a four-engined Lancaster bomber, a Hawker Hurricane and a shark-tooth emblazoned P-40. Many in the crowd had watched epic aerial battles between similar planes and the attacking forces of Germany 60 years ago. The planes climbed vertically towards the clouds, engines straining against gravity, looped over and dove straight toward the earth, only 6  Koka's original works are collected by private and public audiences worldwide, and his studio has pub- lished over 60 limited print editions. His original paintings and an online catalog of prints and posters are featured at www.jaykokastudio.com . Koka has been a featured artist and poster artist for the Meadow Brook Concours, Bloomington Gold, Concours of the Eastern United States and the Reading Ferrari Concours, among others. A member of the Automotive Fine Arts Society, his awards include the Athena at Pebble Beach and The Stanley Wanlass Award at Meadow Brook. This painting was created around 1999 and is now in a private collection in the US; prints are not currently available. The artist may be contacted at jaykoka@nitebridge.com , tel: 519/746-1350, fax: 519/ 746-8490.• Sports Car Market

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Bonham17 Incorporating Brooks Auctioneers Hershey A Sale of Collectors' Motorcars, Motorcycles & Automobilia 11 October 2002 Entries are Invited 410, For information about bidding or consigning a Vef ice  ase co Mark Osborne on Tel: 415.391.4000,.e-mail: mosbome@bonhams.c or contact one of the following representatives: Michael Fisher Tel: 305.705.0531, e-mail brdcspeedma'n@hotmail.com Jonathan A. Stein Tel: 610.779.9710, e-mail jonathanastein@aol.com Mike FitzSimons (Motorcycles) Tel: 203.622.6093, e-mail mike@fiteng.com For catalogue purchases contact Jacquie Klose 415.391.4000 or jklose@bonhams.com . Catalogue purchases of $35.00 admits two. USA  500 Sutter Street  San Francisco  California 94102  (415) 391 4000 (415) 391 4040 fax Europe  10 Rue Blavignac  1227 Carouge-Geneva  Switzerland  +41 (0) 22 300 3160 +41 (0) 22 300 3035 fax UK Montpelier Street London 5W7 1HH +44 (0) 20 7393 3900 +44 (0) 20 7393 3905 fax

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Inside Line / Cindy Banzer SCM Events & News 6/Sign up now for SCM's sixth annual Insider's Seminar at the 2003 Barrett-Jackson auction. Three days of seminars, straight talk, expert advice, unlimited consultation with SCM experts, and the famous field walk where we look at cars you are interested in bidding on (1/18-20/03). Sponsors include Barrett-Jackson, Premier Leasing, Hagerty Insurance, Passport Transport and USAppraisal. See page 53 for details, or contact David.Slama gsportscarmarket.com , phone 503/261-0555 x206. (OR) 6 4'Automobilia Auctions will hold its third annual after-Hershey no-reserve auction on Saturday, 11/2/02, at the Clearing House Auction Gallery in Wethersfield, CT. Enamel and tin motoring-related signs, automotive sales literature, surplus literature from the Crawford AutoAviation Museum Library, and a collection of Tootsietoys and other brands of small "slush" toys of the period will all be on offer. Quality consignments are still being accepted. Contact Jerry Lettieri at 860/529-7177 or Dave Brownell at 802/362-4719, dbrownellgsprynet.com for consignment and auction information. (VT) 8/The SCM "A-Team," made up of Keith Martin, European Correspondent Joe Tomasetti and yours truly, have entered Tomasetti's GTA in the competition division of the 2002 Tour de Espana Classic, sponsored by Alfa Romeo. Among other SCM' ers participating are Chip Connor and Danny Sullivan in a Porsche RSR. The event, 11/06-10/02, begins in Granada and ends in Valencia. Call +33 (0)1, fax +33 (0)1 (SPAIN) 6/Can you tell a fright pig from a trailer queen? SCM is looking for additional auction reporters and writers to expand our worldwide coverage of auctions, concours, vintage races and rallies, and related events. If you would like to be considered for this position, please contact Brian Rabold, 503/261-0555 x203, copyedgsportscarmarket.com . (OR) News 6/Budget Rent a Car of Beverly Hills has expanded its fleet to include the 2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 and SL55 AMG convertible, the Maserati Spyder, the Mini Cooper S and Hummer H2, the Ferrari 360 Modena and Porsche 996 convertible, among others. budgetbeverlyhills.com , 800/227-7117. (CA) I/Hagerty Insurance has begun offering the Hagerty Protection Network (HPN), which offers an elevated level of protection. In addition to a 24/7 flatbed towing and roadside as- 8  sistance program for collector car owners, HPN also offers members online policy management, a quarterly newsletter and hobby legislative information and advocacy. 800/922-4050, www.hagerty.com . (MI) VThe last new Camaro to be sold by Chevrolet brought $71,500 at the charity auction held by the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival, held Labor Day Weekend. The car was a red Z/28 with T-tops. Proceeds benefited the national Association of Students Against Violence Everywhere. 6/Libreria dell'Automobile has created an English version of their Web site. More than 4,000 books as well as manuals, lithographs, posters, CDs and calendars are available at www.libreria dellautomobile.it . VAt the 2002 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, 22 of the 27 Best of Class winners used Meguiar's car care products. "The fact that these owners continue to select Meguiar's to protect and enhance their beautifully presented and historically significant vehicles is an honor," remarked Barry Meguiar. Events 6/Mercedes-Benz has launched an eightcity tour to introduce the 2003 E-Class, entitled E-Motion. For October, E-Motion will be in Irvine, CA (10/4-6/02), and Albany, CA (10/1113/02). Along with spa treatments courtesy of Saks Fifth Avenue, a home theater presentation by Sony and specialty dishes prepared by Food Network chefs thanks to KitchenAid. guests will have the chance to test drive the new luxury sedans. 888/ 626-3971. (NJ) Hall and his ground-breaking Chaparrals. Auctions VMore than 75 classic cars will be selling at no reserve in the Blackhawk Collection's Second Annual Classic & Historic Automobile Auction, 10/9-11/02, Hershey, PA. Blackhawk Collection.com, 702/ 794-3174, fax 702/3697430. (NV) 'find up with a drive, wit zd down with a massage. Rent a dream for a day. VAmong other cars, the 20th Annual ATSC Newport Coast Concours d'Elegance, presented by Lincoln and Aston Martin on 10/6/ 02, will feature some of the world's fastest racing cars, including "Grandpa's Toy," a 300-mph D/Blown Gas streamliner built for Bonneville. SCM'er Jack Croul is opening his garage for the event. 949/756-0993, fax 949/756-0997, www.newportcoast concours.com . (CA) VSCM'ers Franco Valobra and John Houghtaling are producing the Third Annual Ferrari French Quarter Concorso in New Orleans, LA, 10/ 31-11/3/02. Enjoy a police-escorted rally to and from the track, watch a Ferrari Fl car try to break the track record, and even possibly enjoy some laps in a 333SP or 360 6/Bonhams will be featuring a 1922 12.5-1iter "Wisconsin Special" Land Speed Record car, which was driven by Sigmund "Sig" Haugdahl to 180 mph at Daytona Beach in 1922 at their 10/11/02 Hershey sale. 415/391-4000, fax 415/3914040, www.bonhams.com. (CA) 6/Keith McCormick's 33rd Collector Car Show and Auction, 11/23-24/02 in Palm Springs, CA, will feature 350 cars. 760/3203290, fax 760/323-7031, www.classic-car auction.com . (CA) VBarrett-Jackson has announced more noreserve consignments for their 1/16-19/03 sale. Included will be a 1949 Chrysler Town & Country convertible, a 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T 440 Six Pack and the GoodGuys 2001 Street Rod of the Year, Bobby Alloway's 1933 Speedstar Track Nose coupe. 480/421-6694, www.barrett-jackson.com . (AZ) 6/Cave Creek Classics will conduct their second annual "Automobilia in Scottsdale" auction, 1/17-18/03, at Russo and Steele's auction held during the same weekend. Consignments are being accepted. 623/465-7246, 623/5665846, www.cavecreekclassics.com. (AZ)• Sports Car Market Challenge with a surprise celebrity driver. Sponsored by Pirelli and Ferrari of Houston, space is limited. 504/456-8657. (LA) 6/Barrett-Jackson and Vintage Rallies are organizing the Southwest Vintage Ralley as part of the events surrounding Barrett-Jackson's 32nd Annual Classic Car Auction, 1/12-15/03. Cars will be restricted to pre-1975 sports, GT and touring models, and entries will be limited to 50 cars. The tour will cover 1,000 miles around Scottsdale, AZ. vintagerallies.com , 800/ 645-6069, fax 860/364-5899. (CT) VEngineer and driver Jim Hall will serve as honorary chairman of the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, 3/7-9/03, Amelia Island, FL. 800/811-8448, fax 904/731-5004, www. ameliaconcours.org . (FL)

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"If it has wheels on it, and it's parked in my garage, Grundy insures it." ac,) Coverage From Grundy Means One Less Thing To Worry About. Finally, a collector car insurance program that is sensitive to yotir needs and your wallet. • AGREED VALUE COVERAGE • NO MILEAGE LIMITATIONS • HIGH LIABILITY LIMITS AVAILABLE Find Out How Much You Can 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, Box 1957. Horsham, PA 19044 WORLDWIDE Glenn Mouns'er - Co-chairman, Pebble Beacli Concours d'Eleganceo, Pebble Beach, CA. -1930 V-16 Cadillac

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All letters are subject to editing. Please address correspondence to SCM, PO Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292. 503/253-2234, e-mail: copyed@sportscarmarketcom You Write, We Read Fax Dear SCM: I am the editor of Modern Lady, the publication of the Modern Car Society of the Rolls-Royce Owners Club, and a frequent contributor to the Flying Lady, the club's main magazine, which has more than 80,000 subscribers. The information found in SCM regarding the sales of RollsRoyce and Bentley cars at auction is invaluable. However, the editorial comments about what is correct and incorrect for particular Rolls-Royce and Bentley cars are frequently incorrect, which leads to significantly inaccurate assessments about the auction prices. Your personal disdain for postwar Rolls-Royces is obvious, and that's fine. However, your readers would be better served if the editorial comments dealt only with the condition of the cars and not with the details about what may or may not be factory equipment for a particular year.—Richard R. Vaughn, Berkley, MI Richard, please don't mistake our valid concerns about the repair costs ofpost-war Rolls-Royce cars with a dislike for the marque. SCM auction analysts John Apen and David Kinney both own postwar Rolls-Royces and Bentleys, and they will be the first to tell you that the extraordinary visual appeal and panache of these cars is matched only by their needless mechanical complexity and horrendous repair costs. We don't create the low selling prices for postwar Rollers, we merely report them and try to explain the reasons why they are not valued more highly by the market.—ED. Dear SCM: In the July issue of Sports Car Market (page 68) one of your readers, Don Bell, commented on the Mercedes-Benz 280SL. He noted that at freeway speeds the car was noisy because of the high rpm of the engine coupled with the automatic transmission. He wondered if the optional ZF five-speed would reduce the engine rpms. The ZF fivespeed transmission was a very rare option in the 280SL. As part of my collection, I own a 1969 (titled as 1970) 2805L equipped with the ZF five-speed transmission and also a 1971 (March build date) 280SL with automatic transmission. At freeway speeds, the car equipped with the ZF five-speed runs about 500 10  4856 not listed in factory register. scribed as a "Prototipo Coupe." One wonders what evidence exists that this is the case, especially as all Miura prototypes from the P400 onwards were listed in the factory's production register. It is worth noting that the car pictured, chassis number 4856, is nowhere to be found on the factory's register, nor is it listed in the definitive book on Miuras by Coltrin/Marchet. Interestingly, the vendor advertised it for sale in Hemmings recently as a 1973 (not 1971) production car, asking for $200,000. Further, the car was said to have rpm less than the car with the automatic transmission. Personally, I don't think the change in noise is significant, but I do like the effect of lower rpms on engine life. Mercedes offered at least three different gearings for the differential. The lower ratio won't get you off the line as fast, but it will reduce engine rpm at freeway speeds. It is almost as fast at the top end as the higher ratio. And both are fast enough to earn you a speeding ticket.—DeWayne Ashmead, Fruit Heights, UT Dear SCM: I noticed a letter in the August issue from Steve Levin commenting on Ferrari 288 GTOs (page 11). He thought there were 201 or 202 built, but there were 272 consducted: 41 in 1983; 230 in 1984; and 1 in 1985. I was the recipient of that last car, and I still own it. One day in late May, 1985, I received a telephone call from Italy. It was from the worldwide sales director for Ferrari who told me that the last GTO was under construction and that the Commendatore was hoping I would consider coming to Italy and accepting delivery of it. In late July my son Brad and I flew to Italy and accepted delivery.—Ron B. Tonkin, Portland, OR Dear SCM: In the August issue, the 1971 Lamborghini Miura SV from the Bonhams Monaco sale (Lot #312, page 40) was de- $146,000 in restoration receipts (not difficult to accumulate, especially when the restorer takes seven years to complete the job!), but SCM must apply the category "Condition 1" quite liberally, as this car is far from a perfect example of a restored Miura. At its purchase price of $157,937, the current owner might have a difficult time convincing any knowledgeable Miura enthusiast that this car wasn't assembled from spare parts (as a few Miuras in fact were), unless verifiable factory documentation clarifying its absence from the original production list is in hand.—Joe Sackey, Laguna Niguel, CA Dear SCM: Regarding the 1981 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Coupe from the August issue (Lot #247, page 52), you commented that the price seemed more than full retail. How much are you valuing the cherished number plate that appeared to sell with the car (AST 4W)? That may have added to the bid. Americans are teased about vanity plates, but the irony is that the market in cherished number plates in the UK makes their government a substantial income, and also supports several companies that buy and sell these plates.— Scott Wolf via e-mail Dear SCM: Time after time you describe Mustangs as being "frameoff restorations." Quit doing that! They are unibody cars, there is no "frame" per se. An example is on page 38 of the July 2002 issue.— Norm Bush, via e-mail Norm, you are correct. "Frame-off" seems to have become interchangeable with "ground-up" in the collector car lexicon, especially in the descriptions sellers put on their car cards at auctions. We will attempt to avoid promulgating the misuse of this term in the future.—ED. Errata Apologies to Jonathan Spira (1955 Elva Mk 1B), Roy Hatfield (1937 Jaguar SS 100) and Derek Haithwaite (1959 AC Ace Bristol), all SCM'ers who participated in the Liege-Rome-Liege Goes to Venice rally but were accidentally omitted from our coverage (September 2002, page 64).• SPORTS CAR MARKET Editor & Publisher: Keith Martin Managing Editor:  Art Director:  Research & Copy Editor:  Subscriptions:  Cindy Banzer Tyler Roy-Hart Editorial Manager: Brian Rabold Bill Neill Kristen Project Manager:  Graphic Artist:  Hall-Geisler David Slama Kirsten Hegg Senior Auction Analysts: Dave Brownell, Dave Kinney, Richard Hudson-Evans Auction Analysts:John Apen, Chip Baldoni, B. Mitchell Carlson, Gary Hoisington Contributing Editors: Gary Anderson, Carl Bomstead, Alexander Leventhal, Jim Schrager, Michael Sheehan Contributors: Bengt Halvorson, Pat Braden, Steve Dorsey, Raymond Milo, Steve Serio, Tom Young, Steve Ahlgrim European Correspondents: Giuseppe Tomasetti (IT), Don Wilson, Sabrina Longega Wilson (FR) Internet Specialists: Matt King, Adrian Gilles Financial Manager: Deanne Pierce Design Consultant: Scott Abts 503/261-0555, ext. 202; fax 503/253-2234; For advertising information, call Tyler Roy-Hart, a rtd i r@s po rtsca rma rket.com . To subscribe, call 503/261-0555, ext. 208; fax 503/253-2234 Inquiries about your subscription? Toll-free 877/219-2605 ext. 208 service@sportscarmarket.com The information in Sports Car Market magazine is compiled from a variety of reliable sources. However, we must disclaim and deny any responsibility or liability for the timeliness, use, interpretation, accuracy, and completeness of the information presented. 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Auction Calendar All dates listed are current at time of publication. Contact information for most auction companies may be found in the Resource Directory at the back of this issue. Please confirm dates and locations before attending any event. OCTOBER England - October 2 H & H AUCTIONS - Derbyshire England - October 3 COYS - Westminster Pennsylvania - October 11 BLACKHAWK - Hershey Pennsylvania - October 11 BONHAMS - Hershey Mississippi - October 11-12 INT. CLASSIC AUC. - Biloxi Missouri - October 12 MECUM - Kansas City France - October 13 OSENAT - Fountainbleau Missouri - October 18-20 COLLECTOR CARS INT. - Branson Canada - October 25-27 RM CLASSIC CARS - Toronto Texas — October 25-26 MIDAMERICA AUCTIONS - Dallas Idaho — October 26 SILVER - Boise North Carolina - October 26 MECUM - Charlotte Tennessee - October 26 MECUM — Knoxville France - October 28 POULAIN LE FUR - Paris NOVEMBER Illinois - November 1-2 MECUM - St. Charles Oregon — November 2 SILVER - Portland England - November 14 BONHAMS - Harrogate Michigan - November 15-17 RM CLASSIC CARS - Novi Arizona - November 16 MECUM — Scottsdale France — November 18 POULAIN LE FUR - Paris Texas - November 22-24 EBAY/KRUSE - Dallas California - November 23-24 McCORMICK - Palm Springs Florida - November 23-24 VINTAGE GAVEL - Tampa Bay England - November 23 CHEFFINS - Cambridgeshire Arizona - November 29-December 1 INT. CLASSIC AUC. - Gilbert Switzerland - November 30 OLDTIMER GALLERIE - Toffen DECEMBER England - December 2 BONHAMS - London England — December 3 CHRISTIE'S - London England - December 4 H & H AUCTIONS - Derbyshire England - December 5 COYS - Westminster Missouri - December 6-8 MECUM - Kansas City France — December 16 POULAIN LE FUR - Paris Switzerland - December 20 BONHAMS - Gstaad JANUARY 2003 Florida — January 3-5 EBAY/KRUSE — Ft. Lauderdale Arizona — January 10-12 EBAY/KRUSE — Scottsdale Arizona - January 10-13 SILVER - Fountain Hills Arizona - January 15-19 BARRETT-JACKSON — Scottsdale Arizona — January 17 RM AUCTIONS - Phoenix Arizona - January 18 RUSSO AND STEELE — Scottsdale Nevada — January 31-February 1 MIDAMERICA — Las Vegas FEBRUARY 2003 New Jersey — February 20-24 G. Potter King — Atlantic City Oklahoma — February 21-23 EBAY/KRUSE — Oklahoma City California - February 22-23 McCORMICK - Palm Springs MARCH 2003 Florida — March 8 RM AUCTIONS — Amelia Island Arkansas — March 8-9 EBAY/KRUSE — Hot Springs Texas — March 15-16 EBAY/KRUSE — New Braunfels Florida - March 22-23 VINTAGE GAVEL — Ft. Myers APRIL 2003 Louisiana — April 4-6 EBAY/KRUSE — Shreveport California — April 4-6 SPECTRUM — Palm Springs Nevada — April 11-13 "THE AUCTION" — Las Vegas ,  MAY 2003 Indiana — May 2-4 EBAY/KRUSE — Auburn• Automobile Transportation is our only business. When you need to relocate your automobile choose the company that specializes in automobile transportation. Intercity is equipped with enclosed transporters, liftgate loading, insurance coverage, and door-to-door service. We deliver anywhere in the continental United States, Canada, and Mexico. A sophisticated QUALCOMM satellite tracking system closely monitors your vehicle's exact location at all times. ayiip October, 2002 Please Call or E-mail for a FREE QUOTE • 1-800-221-3936 • FAX 413-436-9422 • www.intercitylines.com 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 11

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Ask The X-perts Paying a Premium, Buying Your Dream The driver 's seat is torn in several places and needs new fabric, there are a couple of minor dings on the doors and there are a few pinpoint bumps (that aren't rust) in the sheet metal. Everything else appears to be in very good shape. The only item under the hood that does not appear to be stock is the exhaust manifold—it's stainless steel wrapped with a heavy fabric tape. The car rides on Panasports. D The dealer is asking for $13,800, which is $4,300 higher than your Price Guide. Is this car worth the premium? My wife is more rational than me, and she believes the answer is no.—GW, via e - mail Pat Braden replies: This is not so much a technical question as a domestic one, and I'm going to end up making either you or your wife unhappy. We'll start by assuming that the dealer's description of the car is accurate and complete. Yes, $13,800 for the car is a little high. Understand that you're up against a dealer who has much more experience than you in determining what he can get for this particular car. Not $13,800, perhaps, but pretty close if he finds the right buyer. You have to leave a little room for haggling. Pretty and shiny are worth a lot, and the worn interior is very much in keeping with the mileage and age, so it's not significant as far as price is concerned. You could hope to get it for $12,000, which is still plenty of money. The wonderful thing about the car hobby is that the "rules" and price guides often don't apply when you find a car you really want. Overpriced and worth it. In favor of the purchase, I offer a number of points. Most of all, you want it—it's an attractive car. I agree that the color is original and somewhat rare, and the Panasport wheels give it extra flair. The mileage is very low for a car that is 28 years old. The trump card is that this is a favorite model for collectors and a really great Alfa model overall. How much effort would it take to find a better example, with similar low original mileage? Can you bear the thought of anyone else owning it? The auctioneer would plead, "Bid with your heart!" Opposing the purchase, you need to consider the following. It's certainly overpriced, and the wrapped stainless exhaust suggests that the car perts: Jam interested in a 1974 GTV that is currently for sale at a local dealership. It is a one-owner car with 63,000 miles, and has always been garaged. The car is a great color that the dealer contends is stock—they call it "Le Mans Blue," which is somewhere between robin's egg and royal. ear X - Hey, you under the car. Look at this. Classic Convertibles

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may have been driven hard and could possibly be thrashed. Check the tires for excessive wear on the outside edges of the tread. Any smoke? Maybe an engine overhaul lurks just around the corner. That's an extra $3,000, at least. What are those dents about? What does the dealer say? Can your wife drive it around town? Check the dipstick and radiator cap. Look for a brownish foam (oil emulsified with water) that indicates a blown head gasket. Rust appears first around the rear wheel arches and the floor pan where your heels rest. The second-gear synchro is probably weak; they all are. Look at the clutch and brake pedals. Is the rubber worn? It should be at 63,000 miles. If not, what else was renewed to dress the car for sale? Check for missing trim pieces since they will be expensive to replace. The car must start easily and not backfire on deceleration with the throttle closed. No smoke, no fumes. On a philosophical note, a car is worth whatever you personally value it at. We just witnessed an Alfa Berlina, into which two owners invested a total of $22,000, sell on eBay for just under $7,000 (September 2002, page 54), or almost twice the SCM Price Guide. The seller was happy and the new owner was ecstatic. Ultimately, if you want the car at $13,000, and can afford it, then go ahead and buy it. Your wife may not understand, but in your heart of hearts, you'll know you did the right thing. And, most importantly, you'll be able to enjoy it without recrimination or buyer's remorse. In consolation to the wife, I offer the assurance that, in a few years, if properly taken care of, it'll be worth at least what hubby paid for it. Dear X-perts: What's your take on the Mercedes E320 Cabriolet, which was imported from 1994 to 1995? It is still depreciating, but it was built in limited numbers. Is it a solid car and might it garner any collector interest ten years from now?—Brian Jobe, via e-mail Steve Serio replies: The E320 (W124 chassis) is a very solid car. Priced at $82,000 when new, these were the last of the non-decontented E Class cars. This was a Benz actually made in Germany, unlike the M-B SUVs that are manufactured in the US, and it showed in its build quality. Rela- 771011.11.1,1MMIRMI,M7. Solidly built, but little collector appeal. tively few Cabs were made for the US: 1,698 in 1994 and 3,696 in 1995. A very low-mileage E320 Cabriolet (less than 20k miles) can still bring $45k, but they are becoming scarcer every day. The majority of no-badstories cars with average miles trade in the $30k to $35k range. Collector interest? Well, I believe four-seat convertibles are becoming more desirable by the season, and where can you find a more robust example? Furthermore, it is currently the last four-seat convertible Mercedes built. By that logic, the car certainly has potential. But it will be a long time, if ever, before their prices show any upward movement. Find a Cabriolet with a tasteful color combination and low miles, and there will always be a buyer waiting when it is time to sell. But if you've got the dough, I would suggest you look at a real classic—say a 1971 2805E 3.5 Cabrio in Midnight Blue with Cognac leather, which is a car that will always have a very strong place in the collector market. Send your collector car questions to the X-perts. E-mail: copyed@sportscarmarket.com; snailmail: P.O. Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292; fax: 503/253-2234.• Sports Cars Wheels & Tires Restoration Parts Performance Parts For great deals on cars, parts and accessories, check out www.ebaymotors.com . Buy and sell with confidence using the eBay Assurance Program. Nr MotorsTm happy hunting©2002 eBay Inc. Designated trademarks and brands are the property of their respective owners. All items subject to availability.

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Collecting Thoughts / Rob Sass Triumphing on the Internet I started looking for a TR4 last summer. For some reason, the oddball Michelotti styling has always appealed to me. With performance superior to an MGB and roughly comparable to all but the last big Healeys, I think they're a bit of a bargain. After investigating the usual local cars around St. Louis, Missouri, all of which seemed to have a few too many stories attached to them, I found a car near Portland, Oregon, that was being auctioned on eBay Motors. The car caught my attention because it had so many desirable options—wire wheels, leather seats, overdrive and the rare Surrey top (an early Targa-type hard top). While somewhat laconic in his description, the seller did mention that the car had won the "People's Choice" award in its class at the Portland All British Field Meet in 1999. I was somewhat encouraged by this. However, having never been to the event in question, I still harbored the fear that the people who made it their "choice" consisted of a small band of blood relatives of the seller, or those who voted for the car after being informed that its white paint matched the color of their cane or guide dog. I gave the seller a call and he struck me as a decent guy. I then arranged for an affable Englishman named Neville, at British Auto Service Ltd. of Portland, to do a pre-purchase inspection. Neville reported the usual oil leaks, but no major issues anywhere. Everything worked and it reportedly had the look of a well-sorted car ready to be enjoyed by its next owner. That was good enough for me. By then, five days into a seven-day auction, the car had not received any bids. In my opinion, the seller, a newcomer to eBay Motors, had made a common mistake by setting his opening bid too high. I asked whether he would entertain offers. He indicated that he would and we arrived at a price of $7,800, (just a few hundred more than his There's collectib e  Marque specialist's eye helped ensure a smart purchase. opening bid). Since the car had received no bids, the seller was able to end the auction. Payment was a breeze; a former partner of mine moved his law practice to Portland a few years ago. He took care of exchanging my cashier's check for the title. Then all I had to do was wait. My day job is business development manager for Passport Transport, and we had a truck loading in Seattle that weekend. The car arrived in St. Louis in less than a week. experienct, Scott is an invaluable partner for those seeking an indepen4ent, qualified and objective opinion. Services Include: Appraisal Pre-Purchase Inspection Advisory Expert Witness Vehicle Location and Consignment Restoration and Collection Management On-Site Auction Counsel • Certified Appraiser - IAAA - International Automotive Appraiser Association • Certified Master Technician - ASE - National Institute kir Automotive Service Excellenc • Advisory Board Member - NADA Classic and Collectible Appraisal Guides • Auction Analyst/Reporter and Contributor - Sports Car Market Magazine • Society ofAutomotive Engineers • Society of Automotive Historians FEADERMAN C4 CO Glade, Pennsylvania www.FeathennanC,o.com Free Initial Consultation 610.645.5595 an automotive consultant specializing in rith over twenty years of hands-on professional Experienced Partner. no Substitute for an I came into the office just as it was being unloaded. Initial relief quickly turned into elation when I realized how nice the car was, with straight sides, decent panel gaps (for a TR anyway), nice paint, fresh rubber everywhere, nice chrome and a new professionally done interior. It fired right up with the familiar four-cylinder TR grunt. The closer I looked at things, the more I appreciated the careful cosmetic attention given the car by its previous owner, unusual because the car's market value really doesn't support much more than superficial work. The undercarriage, although not detailed, is honest, as is the engine compartment. Everything else is tidy. Nothing is glaringly offensive. It won't get me onto the lawn at Pebble Beach, but overall it's done to a very good hobbyist standard—the embodiment of SCM's frequent and sage (but regrettably often ignored by me) advice to buy the fruits of some else's labor. The only hard thing about this transaction was parting with my 1971 TR6, along with the 1969 MGB-GT so beloved by my daughter Rachel, due to its surprising ability to accommodate both her, a friend, my wife and our pet greyhound. I didn't say comfortably, just accommodate. I had grown surprisingly fond of the MG as well. The fixed roof, working heater and stereo almost made it a "real" car, and its chrome wires sort of gave it the look of a poor man's DB4. Private Counsel Call now to . reserve your time! 16 Arizona Auctions Jan 15-192003 On-Site Both the MG and the TR6 sold via eBay Motors in a week (the TR6 received about 25 bids and sold for $7,100, and the MG garnered more than 30 bids and sold for $4,500). My combination of detailed photos and descriptions, low opening bids and realistic reserves seemed to do the trick. I also think that providing prompt and detailed answers to the many e-mail questions I received also helped give the bidders extra confidence. As an aside, I am surprised at how many people who list cars on eBay Motors are unresponsive to e-mailed questions. I suppose they're the same type of folks who dump their cars off at live auctions and disappear rather than staying with them and answering questions until they cross the block. In summary, I suppose my eBay purchase experience can be chalked up partly to good car karma, partly to getting involved in the auction process early enough to have the car looked at by a competent marque specialist, and partly to having a seller who was enthusiastic about his car and willing to help me get it examined. Buying a car long distance, without seeing it in person, can be dangerous. But in this case all the pieces fell together and I ended up with a car that was actually better than I expected, while the seller got more than his minimum. That's a win-win situation for everyone involved.• Sports Car Market

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Ferrari Profile 1965 275 GTB/6C Berlinetta Chassis no. 7269 Engine no. 7269 F errari's highly successful 250 series was superseded in 1964 by the 275. In Ferrari nomenclature of the period, a model's designation reflected the cubic capacity of an individual cylinder. The newcomer displaced 3.3 liters—up from its predecessor's 3 liters—and was thus called the 275. The V12 engine remained the familiar Colombo type in standard form producing 280 horsepower at 7,600 rpm. A higher, 300-horsepower state of tune employing six Weber carburetors was available, and this was used for the handful of 275 GTB/C (Competition) models built. Despite its near-perfect appearance, revisions to the original 275 GTB were soon executed: a longer hood, enlarged rear window and external trunk hinges being introduced towards the end of 1965. Mechanically the only major change was the adoption of torque tube enclosure of the prop shaft. Sold new in Ferrara, Italy, the car pictured here was supplied in June 1965 to a good client of the factory, who specified the six-carburetor set-up and coachwork in Rosso Chiaro with black leather upholstery. According to the factory, he returned chassis 7269 to the works for regular servicing and went on to own numerous other Ferraris into the current era. This car has been uprated to "longnose" bodywork and retains its original interior, including even the protective plastic covering over the footwell carpets. The odometer reading of 86,000 kilometers is commensurate with the condition of the car, which appears to be largely original. Recent maintenance has been entrusted to Garage Symbol in Matran. This car soldfor $141,266, including buyer 's premium, at the Bonhams Geneva sale, March 11, 2002. Close your eyes and imagine what a Ferrari looks like. If you're older than 40, chances are your image is a 275 GTB, which was described by Sergio Pininfarina as having "the heart of a lion and the shape of the wind." Its low-profile design with fastback roof long hood and covered headlights is the quintessential Ferrari shape. The complementing 3.3-liter V12 engine and stylish interior puts the 275 GTB on most Ferrari enthusiasts' short list. It takes a tally card to decipher the variations of 275 GTB models. They were built with shortnose, longnose, steel and alloy bodywork; as street and comp cars; with two and four cams; with three and six carbs; with open drives hafis, interim drives hafis and finally torque-tube driveshafis. Add a chop top and a few Speciale versions and you need an abacus to compute the variations. Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Tune up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine # Club  ... The 275 shortnose is at the bottom of the 275 GTB food chain. Think size doesn't matter? The 2 3/4inch-shorter nose makes for a $25,000 reduction in Web sites  Alternatives .. add $25,000 for six-carb version $2,000-$2,500 $450 (two required) On chassis by top of right shock mount Lower right side of block by bell housing Ferrari Club of America, P.O. Box 720597, Atlanta, GA 30358; Ferrari Owner's Club, 8642 Cleta St., Downey, CA 90241 Ferrari 550 Maranello, Ferrari Daytona SCM Investment Grade A value. S/N 7629 was a shortnose that was uprated to a longnose. Uprating sounds like a good thing, but it takes a pretty big stretch of the imagination to believe someone spent the equivalent of the cost of a small car to replace a perfectly good front clip for the sake of 2 34 inches. More probable is the scenario that the original nose was irreparably damaged and a shortnose clip was unavailable. The resulting Frankencar is half longnose and half shortnose, and certainly no improvement. 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB6/C  Lot #257, S/N 7269 (same car)  Condition: 2-  Bonhams; Gstaad, Switzerland; December 19, 2001  Sold at $147,000  SCM ID# 24247  In the fall of 1997, S/N 7269 showed up in the Ferrari Market Letter, advertised as having new leather; new chrome and new paint. Nothing was mentioned about a converted nose; the asking price was $200,000. The car apparently sold to a German collector who must have transferred the new leather, chrome and paint to a different car-7269's next appearance at the 2001 Bonhams Gstaad auction was with rust-scabbedfront quarter panels, pitted chrome and a fair engine compartment. Offered at no reserve and reportedly sold at $147,000, we're told the car was actually bought back by the vendor and re-consigned to Bonhams for their Geneva sale. At Geneva the car was reported as having poor chrome, original interior, older paint and shabby carpet, which makes one wonder what the "original protective plastic covering" in the auction company's description was actually protecting. Already hindered by a #3 condition, probable previous accident damage and an incorrect front end, Robert Brooks 's podium announcement of a gear selection problem also harmed its value. Ferrari specialists will want $30,000 plus for the paint, interior; chrome and gearbox repairs. Add in a few more bucks for some suspension and engine work and six months later you're driving a $170,000 GTB. A tidy shortnose pulled a perfect $178,000 at Monterey this year; so it looks like the buyer did fine. 196466 450 approx. $14,000 $150,000-$180,000; www.FerrariClubofAmerica.org ; www.FerrariOwnersClub.org But what about the $25,000 premium six-carb cars receive? You only get the $25k if the setup is original. No proof no prize. The originality of this setup is questionable so, without build sheets, which apparently were not offered here, the buyer 's gain is about equal to what the nose graft takes away The vendor was surely disappointed with the bid, but a buyer couldn't be expected to pay much more. There are always a few 275 GTBs available, and their prospective buyers tend to be very well educated about the current market values, as well as costs of repairs and restoration. As long as the vendor had some good times with the car and the buyer has a few more, everyone should go home happy—Steve Ahlgrim (Historic data and photo courtesy of auction company)• Comparables 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB6/C Lot #1948, SN 7413 Condition: 1- Bonhams & Brooks; London, England; December 4, 2000 Sold at $182,062 SCM ID# 24663

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Sheehan Speaks / Michael Sheehan Pay to Play - Restoring a 250 SWB his 250 SWB has been the object of a $200,000 restoration," or a variation thereof, is an oft-seen phrase in auction catalog descriptions. Just how can you spend that much on a car? As the former owner of a restoration shop, I can provide a blow-by-blow detailing of the financial misery. Any "total" restoration begins by taking the car completely apart. In this case, we'll assume it's a steel-bodied 250 SWB, but it would be nearly the same for almost any vintage V12. All chrome, glass, doors and body trim are removed; the engine, transmission and differential come out; the suspension and brakes removed; and the complete interior, dash and wiring harness are removed. Each component must be properly (and painstakingly) organized, labeled and stored. Estimated time for a single mechanic is about two weeks for a total of 80 hours at $75 per hour ($6,000). The next step is stripping 40 years of accumulated paint and filler. While the outer body surfaces can be chemically stripped in only a few days, door jambs, hood troughs, fender under-panels, wheel wells, etc. must be chemically stripped and scrubbed with wire brushes, and then restripped and re-scrubbed to remove all paint remnants. Total time is about 80 hours at $50 an hour ($4,000), plus another $1,000 in stripping materials, masking paper and the disposal of hazardous waste. Total: $5,000. While procedures vary from shop to shop, most shops next sandblast the frame and subframes to remove decades of rust. Many of the lower panels, such as the rockers and floors, will almost certainly be replaced. Estimated cost for frame and subframe blasting: $2,500. Next it's time to zinc chromate, epoxy coat and paint the frame and floor to rust proofing standards never dreamed of when these cars were new. The bare body shell and frame must be set on jack stands, all sandblasting debris is blown out of the nooks and crannies, the entire car is masked, and the inner fenders, firewall, wheel wells, frame and subframe are painted with zinc chromate and epoxy paint. Total time is 20 hours at $50 per hour, plus materials of $500. Total: $1,500. With our subject car in bare metal, it's now time to face the realities of 40 years of previous accidents, bad repairs, rust, poor factory panel fit and other evils that surface when you take a Ferrari apart. While in theory it's possible the car could be undamaged, the reality is that the owner would be very lucky to get by with only several long weeks of panel repair. Best case, I would figure about 100 hours at $75 an hour, or $7,500. A much more likely scenario, however, is that our subject 250 SWB will have been hit in the front and require substantial repairs to the nose, new door skins, two new rocker panels and a complete trunk floor. Additionally, steel-bodied SWBs have floors made of steel panels that resemble very expensive cookie trays, and are packed with a jute insulation pad that does a wonderful job of trapping water. Assume that new floors will be needed, which will take 400 hours of metal work at $75 an hour, or $30,000 for all the necessary body work. Next is paint work but, before we can reach for those gallon cans of expensive red polyurethane, we have several hundred hours of plastic filler work to do, and epoxy primer that must be applied and laboriously block sanded. A good paint job will take 300 hours, but factor in another 100 hours at $60 an hour, plus another $3,000 for materials (a total of $27,000) if you are aiming for that Platinum Award at Pebble Beach. A top-quality leather interior with new carpets and headliner will add $7,500, show-quality chrome will add $5,000, and rebuilding the wire wheels and knock-offs will add $5,000. Accessories such as the correct radiator cap, decals and trim, a replica tar-top battery, and new lenses will consume another $5,000. We have just added at least $22,500 to the bill. An engine rebuild will start at $25,000, a gearbox rebuild at $5,000, a differential rebuild at $5,000 and a new exhaust will add $4,000. Replating the suspension, all new suspension bushings and shocks will add another $5,000 and a complete brake system rebuild will add $5,000. Subtotal for mechanical work, before we talk about updated pistons, bigger valves, short ratio gear sets and other improvements? $49,000. Should the owner want big cams, higher-compression pistons, cylinder head porting work, suspension sorting and other "wish list" items, add a minimum of $10,000. 20  Another $35,000 to make sure wipers wipe and switches switch. But there's more. The car has to be put back together without the slightest scratch. The wiring, steering, engine, gearbox, differential, fuel system and all-new brake lines must all be properly remounted. In my experience, the real time killers are things like door trim that has to fit perfectly, door glass that has to go up and down, a heater and wipers that are actually supposed to heat and wipe, and switches that are supposed to switch. There are literally dozens of minor items like this that we never notice until they don't do what they are supposed to. It's much easier to chrome the gas tank than to get the dash lights to work properly. To accomplish the re-assembly, add another 400 hours at $75 an hour, or $30,000. The total for all the above? Close to $200,000, and there's still more. We need to disassemble the grille, have it polished and refitted (at $2,500), get all new hoses ($1,000), new tires ($1,500) and a mass of other things that could continue for several pages. Of course we also have to test drive the car to find the many minor oil and water leaks that will develop, door latches that won't shut, and electrical systems that mysteriously will not cooperate. It is virtually impossible to give an estimate for these extras. The sum for most "total" restorations done to the highest standard? About 2,000 hours, or an entire man-year. Then you have to add in parts, sublet and materials. Suddenly, $200,000 makes sense. Too expensive, you say? Visit those few shops in the US that can (and will) undertake this very labor-intensive endeavor, see the work in progress, ask the right questions and you'll begin to understand. There is no WalMart option when it comes to a top-flight restoration. And once you have your top-flight restoration, you incur the costs of taking it to the Cavallino Classic or Pebble Beach. The truckers, detailers and shop owners will not accompany your car for free, nor will they pay for their own hotels, transportation or per diem. How about a warranty? Impossible! Any show car is like Uranium-235, and deteriorates quickly. If you don't believe it, just put your restored car into a garage for six months and then see what the bill is to detail it for the next show. Heaven forbid you should drive it around the block. And, last but not least, the kicker. It costs more to do the same thing on a lowly 250 PF coupe than on a 250 SWB, as the Pininfarina bodies are more complicated to work on, have many more trim and detail parts, more luxurious interiors, and simply require more hours, parts and materials. Which, of course, is what makes a perfectly and correctly done PF coupe at $125,000 a relative bargain, even if a market-value risk. Of course, you don't have to go this route, and can simply take your 330 GT that runs well and doesn't smoke too much, have it sanded down and smoothed out, and throw a $3,000 paint job on it. Add a couple of sheepskin seat covers from Costco and get ready to enjoy that snazzy Neahkahnie Beach Cruise In trophy you'll surely win. And who's to say that the SWB owner at Pebble, should he fail to get his Platinum, is any happier after spending his $200,000 and coming up just a bit short.• Sports Car Market

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            Ferraris For Sale ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Regular classified only $15 per month. 1961 250 GTE, 2nd Series prototype, #2713, all black, fresh paint, rebuilt motor, gearbox, Borranis and brakes, a very nice original car, 20+ year owner. $45,000. 949250-6363. CA 1967 330 GT 2+2, Series II, s/n 8627, red with white interior, 5-speed, recent major service, new brakes, stainless exhaust, shocks, rear suspension and cooling system, runs and drives great. $54,000 obo. Norbert, 562-596-9242. CA 1972 365 GTC/4, silver with black interior, 22K miles, one owner, all books and tools, fantastic original car. $57,500 obo. 530-4352627. CA 1974 DINO 246 GTS, s/n 08326 (USA prod), red (show quality paint), tan Daytona seats, 36,380 miles showing on the odometer, factory a/c & power windows, books & tools, very detailed and complete, owner history and documents, Cromodora wheels, car cover. $99,900 trades? Mike Vietro, 714342-2570. CA 1978 308 GTS, red/tan, low miles. Jennie Kaiser, 405-969-2983. Fax 405-969-2989. OK 1980 400i, automatic, anthracite (dark gray), on tan leather, all original car, $13,000 worth of service in the past 4 years (documented), new TRX tires on perfect wheels, new exhaust, runs great, looks sharp, 68,007 miles, all books, receipts & tools. $18,990. Franck Freon, 609-992-3452. NJ 1981 GTBi, 7,300 actual miles, $5,000 recent service, always garaged. $30,000 firm. 203-393-2497. CT 1981 308 GTS, V8, 5-spd, 18,700 miles, Targa top, alloy wheels, tools, like new, just inspected. $28,750. 248-548-8911. MI 1982 308 GTSi, 58,500 miles, red on tan with Boxer trim, new interior, a/c, fresh tires, brakes and clutch, service records, owner's manual, near excellent condition. $33,500. 818-636-4891. CA 1984 512 BBi, very good condition, major service done in 2001, full ownership history and service records, red/black, 28,000 miles, bargain. $65,000. Paul, 281-552-1122. TX 1985 288 GTO, red, a/c, pw, orange seat inserts, 600 miles, CO, DOT, EPA papers, luggage, factory license plates 6/85, only 272 produced. Serious private offers only. $1,100,000. 401-732-1440. RI 1987 328 GTS, red/tan, 21,000 miles, major service completed, books, tools, records, cover, mint condition. $47,900 offer. 248645-1129. MI 1987 328 GTS, silver/black, runs very strong, looks like new, complete history, needs nothing. $44,900. Greg, 509-3251000. WA 1988 GTS, red, black, 15,000 miles, 15K service done, tools, excellent condition, purchased from Shelton. $61,000. 607785-5168. NY 1995 456 GT, s/n 101592, red w/black leather, disc changer, radar and alarm, Tubi exhaust, 2nd owner, all books/ records, fitted luggage, 30K service, factory window replacement, 27K miles. $89,995. Knox Kershaw, knox@knox kershaw.com, 334-244-0700. Fax 334-2700008. AL• 1 4) RON TONKIN GRAN TURISMO America's oldest gerrari Dealership '01 456M '98 355 '98 355 '98 355 '97 456 '97 355 '97 355 '97 355 '95 355 '86 328 '79 308 GT  GTS Fl  GTB Fl  Spyder  GT  Spyder  GTB  GTB  Gra  Grs  Dino GT4  FERRARI 6,300 rm  MASERATI New  Blu/Tan Red/tan 7,000 ml  Red/Blk 15,000 ml  Blu/Tan 17,500 ml  Red/Tan Blk/Blk Blu/Blu 12,000 ml  9,600 ml  20,000 ml  Red/Blk 15,000 ml  Blu/Tan 33,000 ml  Blk/Red 27,000 ml  Red/Tan Ron Tonkin Gran Turismo is taking orders for the all-new Maserati Spyder and coupe. NEW VEHICLES Currently in Production '02 Corsa Spyder  Titanium/Bordeaux '02  Corsa Spyder  Silver/Blue '02 6-speed Spyder Black/Tan '02 corsa Coupe  Metallic Red/Tan We are also a Ducati, Aprilia, MV Agusta and Cagiva dealer. www.motocorsa.com  (503) 292-7488 We can arrange shipping anywhere. Call us if you need help locating your ideal car or motorcycle. aprilia  cI,A DUCATI WE BUY ALL FERRARIS & MASERATIS  All Cars Seen At www.tonkin.corn MASERATI 203 N.E. 122nd, Portland, OR 97230 (503) 255-7560 (800) 547-4455 Affordable, Agreed Value Insurance for Hobbyists. American Hobbyist is dedicated to serving car hobbyists of all stripes. Whether your collector vehicle is a classic sports car, or a new, limited-production vehicle (or anything in-between), we can help. Our policy provides Agreed Value coverage, one charge for liability and no restrictive mileage limitations.* Visit our website for an instant on-line quote or call: I (800) 395-4835 www.AmericanHobbyist.com 2501 S.E. Aviation Way • Stuart, FL 34996 AMERICAN HOBBYIST INSURANCE AGENCY Underwritten by American Reliable Insurance Company * Certain restrictions and limitations apply and may vary by state. Not available in all states. October, 2002  21

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EngIrish aguar's magnificent legend was enhanced at Le Mans during the 1950s, where their initial C-type specialized roadsters first won the 24 Hour race in both 1951 and 1953. For 1954 a far more sophisticated sports racing car was developed, which became known as the "D-type." Entered at Le Mans as factory team cars in 1954, the first D-types were only narrowly beaten by a much larger-engined Ferrari V12. Jaguar quickly got their revenge a few weeks later when the D-types came in first and second at the 12 hours of Reims at an average speed of 104.55 mph. The works team won the 1955 Le Mans and this was repeated twice more by the private Ecurie Ecosse team in 1956 and 1957. This D-type hat-trick of Le Mans victories against the strongest opposition sealed the Jaguar marque's charismatic image, and these handsome machines have been acknowledged ever since as one of the greatest classic sports racing cars. In addition to its outstanding competition capabilities, the D-type can also be used as a remarkably docile yet extremely exhilarating road car. JI X1(13530 was tested in October 1955 at the Motor Industry Research Association track. Finished in the traditional colors of British Racing Green and suede green upholstery, it was dispatched on February 13, 1956, via the Finnish agents Suomen Maanviljeligain Kauppa to the well-known sportsman Kurt Lincoln of Helsinki. Correspondence throughout Lincoln's ownership is held on file and makes fascinating reading. Throughout the next four years the car was actively campaigned as part of Lincoln's Scuderia Askolin. Files with the car include race programs and even videos of the significant events. In May 1959, apparently disappointed with his results, Lincoln returned the car to Jaguar, later remembering he sent the car with a tag on the engine asking for 100 more horsepower. The engine was bored out to 3.8 liters, a Thornton Powerlok differential was fitted, and the car was repainted to a white Finnish livery. During the following two years, the car was raced successfully, on a number of occasions by a young Finnish driver Timo Makinen, who later became a world-famous rally driver in AustinHealeys. Between 1961 and 1965, the car was raced in Finland by a succession of three owners, with full race and ownership records on file. In 1966 the Jaguar was sold to Nigel Moores in the UK. Paul Kelly, the mechanic and curator for Moores, later described the external bodywork on its arrival in the UK as "deplorable and hardly recognizable as a D-type." The body had suffered Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine #  Club  Web site  Alternatives  extensive damage and modifications, including cutting out the cockpit and cutting off the back like a bobtail Cooper. Consequently, the bodywork, including monocoque, hood and tail were sent to Williams & Pritchard, who were commissioned to rebuild the car in the form of a long-nose D-type. Usable metal and the original body tag 1955 Jaguar D-type Roadster Lot #53, S/N XICD546 Condition: 3 were attached to a new monocoque. In addition, a new 3.8-liter D-type engine was fitted, dating from 1957 and built for use in XKD530 for the Sebring race but not used. The original engine and remains of the damaged bodywork were retained in the back of the stores by the Moores collection. In 1982, the remaining parts of the damaged monocoque and tail were sold to John Harper who used them with a new subframe from Lynx Engineering to build another D-type (which ultimately made claim to the same serial number, XKD530). After Nigel Moores' death in 1988, his collection was sold to Evert Louwman. Six months later, XKD530 was sold to its present owners and in 1990 they commissioned Nash Morgan & Co. Ltd. to remake the nose and tail in its original short-nose configuration. 1954-57 77 approx. $6,000 $ 800,000-$1,000,000 $750-$1,000 $30 Stamped on right front shock tower Stamped on block between carburetors Classic Jaguar Association, rtsutter@yahoo.com ; Jaguar Clubs of North America, 888/258-2524 wwwjcna.com Aston Martin DB3S, Ferrari 500 TR, Lister Jaguar The engine and part of the gearbox originally fitted to XI(D530 were also sold and were fitted to the D-type build by Harper. Making claim to the XICD530 chassis number, a subsequent owner sold the Harper car at the Brooks Monaco sale in 1990 to a long-time Jaguar enthusiast in the US who still owns it. After some dispute, FIA papers were issued to both cars claiming the X1(13530 chassis number, one set from the British FIA to the car on sale today, and one set from the American arm of the FIA to the US-owned car. Owing to the fact that D-types can essentially be split into two halves, on more than one occa- sion two cars have evolved claiming the same identity. However, the car on sale today is offered with the benefit of a continuous and documented chain of ownership. This car sold for $518,013, including buyer's premium, at Christie's Nine Elms sale, June 11, 2002. English Car Profile continued on page 24 Comparables RM Auctions; Amelia Island, FL; March 9, 2002 Sold at $935,000 SCM ID# 27217 1956 Jaguar D-type Roadster Lot #97, S/N XRD545 Condition: 1- Christie's; Pebble Beach, CA; August 19, 2000 Sold at $996,000 SCM ID# 10168 Chassis number: XKD530 r Profile 1956 Jaguar D-type Roadster

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he English Patient / Gary Anderson Cheap and Easy Brits ear Mr. Anderson: As your faithful reader, I would like to know 1 your opinion of buying a TR2 or TR3 as a fun, reliable little sports car. Would either of these be a good value?—Jaime Kopstein, via e-mail It would be easy to jump into a discussion of the early low-door Triumphs but, for other folks out there who have contemplated buying a classic British sports car, it might first be worthwhile to consider some of the factors that come into play when choosing a British sports car, along with what other choices besides TR2s and 3s are available. When you mention fun and good value, two of your three criteria, we can begin narrowing the field. As you don't list rarity, collectibility or investment potential, we can exclude Aston Martins, Bentleys, and the rarer Jaguars, all of which would cost more than $100,000. These cars are generally the province of people who consult specialists before purchasing cars just as they would consult a financial manager in allocating funds in their investment portfolio. While many of these owners do drive and enjoy their cars, they are also quite conscious of their value. We can also exclude concours-prepared Jaguars, as has been discussed in previous columns, because fun isn't usually the word associated with concours preparation and judging. Challenge, pride, satisfaction, sure; but not fun. At the other extreme, the goal of fun would also cause us to exclude any car that can't run with modern freeway traffic. This means you probably don't want to consider a T-series MG Yes, the TC, TD, and TF are lovely cars, can usually be found for less than $20,000, and are terrific on winding country roads at 45 miles per hour. However, unless they have been upgraded to a modern transmission, any long trip at highway speeds will be wearing—if you can even get to the 80 miles per hour that traffic often runs at today. Also, while driving one of these tiny cars, unless you've got the composure needed to run rapids in kayaks—a close equivalent to the feeling of driving one in traffic on an interstate—fun won't describe your feelings. Owners of early Austin-Healey Sprites often talk about the fun and grins they get from driving their cars, but they don't have a lot more power than the separate-fender MGs so the same concerns apply. Also, prices of original Bugeyes have skyrocketed in the past decade (at least in MGA — inexpensive and fun, with prices on the rise. Having excluded these possibilities, we are left with a few distinct alternatives. There are MGs, both the swoopy-fendered MGAs and the solid and straightforward MGBs, and the entire lineup of Triumphs. However, since you specifically mentioned TR2s and TR3s, we're assuming that you looked at the straight-fendered TR4s, TR250s, and TR6s, and don't find them as interesting. Perhaps you have the idea that your car should be a little quirky and a lot British, and those TR2/3 cut-down doors with lots of space for your elbows appeal to you. In that event, we'll exclude the MGB, and its counterpart, the Sunbeam Alpine. They're just a little too practical, even though they do offer fun at a good price. That leaves us with your TR2 and TR3, but we would also suggest you leave the MGA in the mix for now. It has comparable power, a similar drivetrain and an equally solid, though differently designed, frame and body. The styling has a bit more Italian influence as well, but it still has the long hood and short tail of the Triumphs. As for being reliable, there are no guarantees. These cars were built during a period when the driver was expected to be involved in maintaining his car. Unfortunately, by now they have often been in the hands of a long succession of owners who just saw them as cheap little used cars, and gave some of them pretty harsh treatment. Just figuring out where to start to bring things back to stock specifications can be a challenge. On the other hand, they are very easy to work on. You can learn to do most of your own mechanical work, up to and including removing and rebuilding the engine. There is immense satisfaction in learning about a car as you work out the kinks and bugs left there by the carelessness or well-meaning ineptitude of previous owners. Once you get one of these cars properly sorted out, they are actually pretty bulletproof and should something go wrong, it usually doesn't take long to set it right and get back on the road. TR2 — a little quirky a lot British. relative terms), so they probably wouldn't meet your definition of "good value." Later Sprites and Midgets are certainly a possibility but their relative size makes the traffic thing a concern for them as well. We'll also exclude vintage Mini-Coopers. Though they're high on the fun meter and still a pretty good value, they're closed cars and usually most first-time buyers see themselves with the wind in their hair and the sun on their faces. The big Austin-Healeys fall down on the good-value measure. They certainly are fun to drive and are more than capable of holding their own in traffic, but their prices have increased to the point where finding a decent one for less than $30,000 is becoming pretty difficult, and nearterm appreciation in value seems unlikely. October, 2002  As for value, the early Triumphs and MGAs are pretty terrific. They won't cost you an arm and a leg to get into, as long as you buy the very best car you can afford and don't get sucked down the rabbit-hole of a restoration on your first try. Figure $15,000 to $20,000 for a really nice, correct car, with MGAs being about 20% more expensive than a TR2/3 in equivalent condition. All things being equal, I would look for a car with front disc brakes, either originally equipped that way or updated. It just makes them a little safer to drive in traffic. Either an MGA or an early Triumph might even have some potential for appreciation, as the Healeys price themselves out of the practical and fun niche in the market. So, either the TR2/3 or the MGA will meet your criteria. Learn as much as you can, look at a lot of cars, join a local club, talk to owners, and put yourself in a place where a car can find you. Pretty soon, one will turn up that will talk to you in a very intimate way, and you'll be on your way to the fun little sports car you now see in your mind's eye. Mr Anderson is publisher of British Car magazine. Please direct your English car questions to editorgary@aol.com; fax 650/949-9685.• 23

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English Car Profile continued from page 22 Confused? I suppose that understandable. Two D-types exist, both claiming the same chassis number. One has an unbroken existence and documented ownership, though during its lifetime much of the body as well as the engine and gearbox have been replaced by new parts or original parts intended for other cars. The other has the engine, most of the gearbox, and much of the bodywork from the original car, though during some of the intervening period, those parts were simply a pile of metal in a storeroom behind an auto collection. Someone might argue that precedence in claiming identity should be given to the car with the greatest amount of original content. However, in the world of classic and valuable collector cars, the rule is different It is the unbroken sequence of ownership with documented transfers of title that gives a car claim to the identity of an originally produced car, rather then its content. We're reminded of the ax that a museum curator claimed was the original ax with which George Washington chopped down the cherry tree. "Of course," he noted, "the handle has been replaced five times and the head replaced twice." In fact, though this car was in good racing condition when sold, it fetched just over half what a D-type with unquestioned provenance might have obtained at the same sale. Clearly, the cloud of challenged identity cost the car a significant amount of its value. Not to worry, however; since everyone is now living happily ever after The American enthusiast and long-time SCM subscriber who bought the other XKD530 in 1997 for just over half of its then-current market value was the happy buyer of this car at the Christie 's sale. If we've done our arithmetic correctly, he did quite well. He has been able to buy both halves of the identity at approximately half-price each. Now, once he swapped all the original pieces from the American car with the Christie 's car he will own one car with unquestioned provenance and a good amount of original content. As a bonus, he will also have a very nice D-type replica, valued at perhaps $150,000, that he can use as an everyday driver.— Gary Anderson Editor's note: In Monterey this year I had the chance to speak with the subscriber who owns "both halves" of XKD530. Our advice to him was to create one good, complete car; and then to send all the other nonauthentic pieces to the crusher The last thing the vintage car world needs is another faux D-type running around. There are just too many unscrupulous types who would take the "parts-left-over" D-type and begin to make claims of originality. 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AUSTIN 1967 MINI MOKE, perfect condition, less than 10 miles on total restoration, no rust, new or rebuilt everything, garaged. bocamotion@aol.com $11,000. 561-4937500. FL 1973 MINI, 1275 GT with freshly rebuilt Cooper S engine, project car, most of the basic work complete, red with white roof, black interior, Yokohama GX-501 165/ 70RIOs on anodized aluminum mag wheels, fiberglass flip front end, extra parts. $4,800 US. Ross, 800-668-7324. CANADA ON ASTON MARTIN 1952 DB2, LML/50/272, Automobile Quarterly poster car, famous restoration by Bob Tuccio. Best-recognized DB2 in US for past 26 years. Period mods include sunroof, triple SUs. In 1994 casually washed, driven 125 miles to AMOC event, invited to enter concours—won! Black with tan leather, Ihd, bill of sale, $54,900 obo. Paul Wilson, pcwbbw@intelos.net , 540-377-2980. VA 1952 DB2, coupe, Aston green, tan leather w/green piping, green Wilton carpet, chrome wires, new glass/rubber, chrome redone, fresh body-off restoration, selling to buy another. $35,000. 330-759-2444. OH 1961 DB4, coupe, gold with beige leather interior, proper sunroof, rhd, nice chrome and wheels, nice running original with new tires and other work as necessary to maintain, low miles. $49,950 US. 705-742-3833. CANADA ON AUSTIN-HEALEY 1949 SILVERSTONE, very fast, strong engine, rebuilt gearbox and steering, new tires/brakes, body like new, matching numbers, Mille Miglia eligible. Spare engine included. 239-261-9266. Fax 239261-4522. FL 1954 100-4, full professional restoration, over $30,000 spent, M-spec engine, 4-spd, BN2 gearbox, 300 miles on restoration. geargeandlara@cs.com $25,000. 614-8411438. OH 1956 100M, factory, 300 miles on frame-off restoration, Heritage Trust Certificate, Healey blue over OEW, blue leather interior and top, rebuilt engine, transmission, o/d, new chrome wheels. trafeng @comcast.net $54,000. 410-4658682. MD 1959 BUGEYE SPRITE, total restoration, matching numbers, less than 1,000 miles on restoration, red, black int, extra tops, wheels, gauges, small parts, drive or show, 31,000 orig miles, sell or trade. $14,500. 865-9932627. TN 1960 3000 Mk I, 12K miles since complete restoration, red with correct parchment leather seats and Wilton carpet. marelm@aol.com $26,000. 828-6844532. NC 1967 3000 BJ8 III/PH2, Colorado red, beautiful Los Angeles car, no rain or winters, 60,000 miles, records, maintained to highest standard, none better, buying land. $30,000. 262-743-1738. WI BENTLEY 1992 TURBO RL, Black/black, needs nothing, 52,000 miles. $50,000. Chris, 847729-5744. Fax 847-729-5759. IL JAGUAR 1951 Mk V. dhc, the most solid original car, no rust, runs well, new red leather interior. $30,000. 732-938-5326. NJ 1954 XK 120, roadster, white/black, steel wheels with spats, no rust, beautiful original condition, runs great. $39,500. 404386-0010. GA 1955 XK 140, roadster, black with red Bassett interior with black top. ziegfields @worldnetattnet $49,900. 856-665-6747. NJ 1964 X10E, coupe, orig blk/red, nut-and-bolt restoration except cosmetics, same owner 25 years. $15,550 obo. 310-670-9575. CA 1974 XKE, roadster, matching numbers, V12, 4-spd, a/c, unrestored excellent condition, Olde English White, dark blue interior, includes: Nardi steering wheel, removable hard top, records from new. $42,500. 931-484-0390. TN LOTUS 1963 SUPER 7, street driving and/or vintage competition, PA licensed, engine 105E 1600cc crossflow, BHP headers, large valves, balanced crankshaft, cam lifters, high-compression pistons, MSD ignition electronic advance, full tonneau cover, many original spares. $28,000. 610346-9031. PA 1976 ESPRIT, 19,000 miles, restoration started, many, many new parts, runs well, a/c, must sell. $5,000 obo. 702-656-6209. NV M.G. 1955 TF, Midget roadster, classiest T Series, fully restored, extensive records, 1250cc XPAG engine, 4-spd gearbox, 1 owner since 1978, always garaged, rarely driven excellent condition, with usual minimum cracking around door hinges, white/ black. $18,000. 765-642-3120. IN 1961 MGA, 1200 coupe, very rare, 50,000 original miles, ground-up restoration, white/black, painted wires. $19,000. 860763-1679. CT 1968 MGC-GT, primrose with black interior, chrome wires, o/d, excellent overall condition, car is garaged at my home in Maine. $8,900. 954-646-3321. FL 1976 MGB, convertible, owned 18 years, red, good body, no rust, black interior, 4-speed and o/d, electronic ignition, hand choke, roll bar, luggage rack, good top, radio, garaged, engine, etc, rebuilt, runs great. $7,600. 718592-8222. Fax 888-271-0891. NY SUNBEAM 1965 TIGER, red/black, super condition, just had brakes serviced and totally detailed, runs great, 260 ci, original Tiger. $17,500. 404-386-0010. GA• Sports Car Market

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I SCM Market Report t was neither the best of times nor the worst of times in Monterey this year. Prior to the auction-laden weekend, the conventional media was abuzz with the prospect of a collapsing stock market leading to an exuberant resurgence in collector car prices. In the space of a few days, I was interviewed by USA Today, the Robb Report, MSNBC and CNN concerning this possible repeat of 1989 euphoria. Across the US, collectors looked at their 1986 Testarossas, 1980 MGBs and 2002 BMW Z8s, and fervently hoped a new rush of wealthy but uninformed collectors would sweep into the market and take away their value-challenged collectibles. It didn't happen. It wasn't a bad weekend; in fact, overall sales were, at $33m, up about $1m from the previous year. Compared to the fiscal reports posted recently by many corporations, the increased grand total should be viewed as a major success. $33m is not a trifling amount, and it represents at least 450 bidders and highest-underbidders who were ready to turn their cash into cars. There were some magnificent sales, such as the burgundy XK 140 MC that Christie's got an astounding $161,500 for, the weekend-leading $6.5m that RM obtained for their 1962 Ferrari 330 TRI/LM Testa Rossa, and the Lambo 400 GT for which Bonhams got a current worldrecord $174,650. But overall the mood amongst bidders was one of cautiousness, as if they were wary of another shoe dropping, of some new alarming event that will cause buyers and sellers alike to scurry deeper into their caves and simply wait out the current period of uncertainty. At this point in time, the auction companies can't count on a free ride from the depressed stock market. There appears to be no irrational cascade of money flowing from securities into collectible cars. For the foreseeable future, the auction companies are going to have to make their money the old-fashioned way, putting one nicely prepared car, appropriately reserved, at a time in front of at least two enthusiastic bidders.—ED. SCM 1-6 Scale Condition Rating 1: National concours standard/perfect. 2: Very good, club concours, some small flaws. 3: Average daily driver in decent condition. 4: Still a driver but with some apparent flaws. 5: A nasty beast that runs but has many problems. 6: A non-running car in wretched physical condition that is probably only good for parts. What S75,000 Buys You in Monterey '84 Lamborghini Countach, $74,179, RS '48 Delahaye 135M Cab, $76,375, C '18 Packard Twin Six Touring, $70,500, C '66 Jaguar XKE SI 4.2 coupe, $69,850, RM '73 Ferrari 246 GTS Spyder, $75,900, RM October, 2002 "Top sale bragging rights go to RIV1 with the 56.5m ex-Phil Hill  330 TRI/LIVL" Page 46 .si -- Top 10 Ten Sales This Issue 1. '62 Ferrari 330 TRI/LM, $6,490,000, RM 2. '54 Ferrari 250 Monza Spyder, $1,705,000, RM 3. '59 Ferrari 250 GT SWB, $1,217,500, C 4. '37 Mercedes-Benz 540K Cab, $946,000, RM 5. '31 Bugatti Type 51 Grand Prix racer, $942,500, C 6. '55 Jaguar XKD Sports Racer, $924,000, RM 7. '65 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale, $759,000, RM 8. '28 Mercedes-Benz SS/SSK roadster, $731,250, B 9. '66 Gurney Eagle/Weslake Fl racer, $700,500, C 10. '54 Maserati A6G Sport Spyder, $610,250, B Four Years of Monterey "The mood amongst bidders for the weekend was one of cautiousness, as if they were wary of another shoe dropping." We Call These Bargains '51 Allard K2 roadster, $26,400, RM '73 Lamborghini Espada Sll coupe, $20,900, RM 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 RM '16 Stutz Bearcat roadster, $169,400, RM III Bonham s '28 Stutz BB Black Hawk speedster, $76,375, C '49 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith DHC, $64,625, C Raising the Bar Elst Century world records, or close. '56 Jaguar XK 140 MC DHC, $161,500, C '66 Lamborghini 400 GT coupe, $174,650, B '62 Ferrari TRI/LAII, $6,490,000, RM '50 Chevy 3600 1/4-ton pickup, $40,150, RM '59 Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite, $19,800, RM

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Market Reports CHRISTIE S Christie's Pebble Beach, California August 18, 2002 Auctioneer: Dermot Chichester Number of automotive lots: 92 Number of automotive lots sold: 59 Sale rate: 64.1% Sale total: $10,026,875 High: Lot #117, 1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder, sold at $1,217,500, including buyer's premium Buyer's premium on sold lots included: 17.5% on first $100,000, 10% thereafter Report by Dave Brownell and John Apen Market opinions in italics t Christie's annual auction at the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center, a number of high-dollar lots beat expectations and there were a few "out of the park" sales, such as the XK 140 DHC at $161,500. And for most companies, the $10,026,875 total and 64% sale rate would have been stupdenous. But this is Christie's, the world's largest land-based auction house, and once the uncontested king of the Monterey weekend. Their sale total was down for the third year in a row, and their arch-competitor RM achieved twice Christie's results. There were some great sales, including the most-original 1959 Ferrari LWB California Spyder that brought $1,217,500, the ex-Bill Serri 1931 Bugatti Type 51 that went for $942,500, a 1939 Lagonda V12 Rapide Short Chassis two-seater that made $326,500 and Dan Gurney's 1966 Eagle-Weslake T1G Formula One race car, which achieved $700,500. SCM reports on auctions, and doesn't conduct them, so we don't pretend to have the same cumulative knowledge as the experts at a reputable house like Christie's. Nonetheless, we can't help but wonder if sprinkling the noreserve cars from the Ruger Collection throughout the evening, rather than offering them as a group, might have kept bidders' spirits up. Certainly the long line of over-reserved cars that failed to sell in the early stages of the evening had a distinctive dampening effect on the mood of the crowd. And while the traditional Christie's technique of auctioneering is refined and low key, perhaps adding just a little sizzle to the steak is in order here. Some expert commentary on each car might help, along with some encouragement to bid and bid again. After all, this is America, land of P.T. Barnum, and we Yanks really do like to be sold. It would also be helpful if the large video display screens offered more than a lot number and a currency converter. Having the model name and a photo couldn't hurt, especially for those not able to clearly see the stage. Christie's has worked long and hard to make its Pebble Beach event one of the showpieces of the annual automotive auction calendar. We can only hope that next year the cars on offer 26  slight wear on front seat, fuel tank has been leaking—all minor problems on a good-looking car with lovely replica coachwork. Ruger Collection, no reserve. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $315,500. About half the price of an authentic LondonEdinburgh, and the Rolls-Royce Owners Club allows replica-bodied cars in competition. New owner got a splendid Roller at a big discount. #36-1914 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER GHOST Torpedo Skiff. Body by ScheberaSchapiro. S/N 54 PB. Eng.# 45J. Green/teak wood/green leather. RHD. Second body in the RHD. Odo: 38,299 miles. Older restoration with fresh front seat leather. Worn upholstery in rear. Entire car looked a bit tired and ready for some attention. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $85,000. Offer seemed about right considering car 's present condition. PIs trade in an increasingly thin market. They are visually imposing, but less than thrilling to drive, especially on today's motorways. #100-1927 BENTLEY 61/2 LITRE SHORT CHASSIS Tourer. S/N KD 2115. Eng.# KD 2110. British Racing Green/tan leather. RHD. ENGLISH #111-1913 ROLLS-ROYCE 40/50 HP SILVER GHOST REPLICA London-Edinburgh Tourer. Body by Wilkinson. S/N 39 NA. Eng.# 56 X. Green/green leather. RHD. Hubcaps rusty, Christie's - Pebble Beach, CA will come with more aggressive, realistic reserves, and that the lots will be offered with perhaps a bit more enthusiasm.—ED. blocks, brakes, kingpins, front axle and steering box about 300 miles ago. No reserve, Ruger Collection. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $128,500. A little on the low side for a nice, authentic Piccadilly that's ready to tour with CCCA or RROC. #29-1927 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM I Boattail Tourer. Body by Barker. S/N 21UF. Eng.# ZC55. Natural aluminum/blue leather. style of Labourdette installed in 1919. Sharp stylish one-off. Older restoration still competitive at shows and eligible for all kinds of rallies and tours here and abroad. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $350,000. Estimate of $500,000 to $700,000 was ambitious despite the car's uniqueness. A bid of around $400k would have been in the ballpark (or cricket pitch). #115-1925 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER GHOST Piccadilly Roadster. S/N S335 RL. Eng.# 22355. Black and gray/black leather. LHD. Odo: 75,647 miles. Older restoration showing a bit of wear all around. Few paint chips. Backup lamp lens missing. New cylinder Odo: 10,074 miles. Replica coachwork a la Vanden Plas, replacement engine uprated to Speed Six specs. Fair paint, runs very well, lumpy front fenders. A good "driver," which is how Bill Ruger liked to use it. No reserve. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $227,500. Replica bodies and hopped-up engines aren't a big sin in vintage Bentley circles, but they do affect the value negatively. Price was about right, and perhaps a relative bargain when you think about the performance and visual appeal. #91-1931 BENTLEY 8-LITRE SHORT CHASSIS Tourer. Body by Vanden Plas. S/N YR 5097. Eng.# YR 5097. Green/black leather. RHD. Odo: 16,154 miles. A few small paint chips and cracks. Rear section of body a bit shaky. Left hubcap missing. Some gauges not Sports Car Market

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Christie's - Pebble Beach, CA working. Still, an impressive Big B. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $480,000. Extra-rare short chassis (ifyou can call this monster short) and an open car to boot. Runs very well, but not quite sharp enough to get past the $500,000 mark and into selling territory. A decade ago this was a $1m car. #44-1934 LAGONDA 3-LITRE Tourer. S/N Z10710. Eng.# 2459. Black/red leather. RHD. Odo: 3,621 miles. Excellent door fit, very Robert Montgomery. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $326,500. Sale price was a tribute to the car 's splendid styling, outstanding restoration and WO. Bentley's magnificent mechanical underpinnings. #34-1949 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER WRAITH Drophead Coupe. Body by Gurney Market Reports AT $387,000. Sensational style combined with robust performance is an unbeatable combination for a sports car, and this one-off had it in spades. Worth the price. #62-1956 JAGUAR XK 140 MC Drophead Coupe. S/N S818074DN. Eng.# G5933-8. Deep burgundy/beige leather. LHD. Whitewalls, clean and done right inside and out. Top a bit tired, but a very attractive car. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $117,500. Sold at no reserve for money that approaches the level of 3-litre Bentleys. #105-1934 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM II CONTINENTAL Drophead Coupe. Body by H J Mulliner. S/N 27 TA. Eng.# VS 95. Silver and gray/red leather. RHD. Odo: 48,501 Nutting. S/N WGC 41. Eng.# M 240C. Dark blue/beige leather. RHD. Odo: 13,580 miles. Paint presentable but getting tired. Very good door fit, rear reflectors missing. Ready for touring rather than concours. Formerly owned by Henry E.I. du Pont. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $64,625. A decent buy. Car could have sold for $15,000 more. #45-1953 MG-TD Four-Seat Tourer. Body by J.S. Inskip. S/N TD26606. Red/fawn leather. LHD. Odo: 22 miles. Carried rare Inskip lion mascot and chrome wire wheels. Fresh paint and miles. Stone chips, mismatched paint on body and cracked headlamp lens all subtracted from the car's appearance. Very original Roller needing some tidying and a repaint. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $128,500. Fairly bought from Ruger Collection at no reserve. Selling price leaves room for improvements without going upside-down in the investment. #39-1935 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM II Tourer. S/N 10 UK. Eng.# UU 65. White and black/red leather. RHD. Odo: 22,411 miles. New body in 1989; looks to have been skillfully converted from a closed car. Few paint cracks, very good door fit. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $58,750. Second bodies on R-Rs don't carry the price penalty they do with most marques. Fairly bought. #59-1939 LAGONDA V12 RAPIDE SHORT CHASSIS Two-Seater. Body by Vanden Plas. S/N 14115. Deep blue and magenta/tan leather. RHD. Odo: 20,148 miles. Totally legit and superbly restored. Pebble Beach class winner in 2001. Originally built for actor October, 2002 upholstery done very well. Long doors exhibit some looseness. Body built in New York by exBrewster craftsmen. Formerly owned by Lee Majors, TV's "Fall Guy" and "Six Million Dollar Man." Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $35,250. One of 12 built, three of which are known to exist at this point. Very good-looking conversion, but likely a sedate performer Where the price would go was anybody's guess, but the end result seemed fair enough. Sold with no reserve. #52-1954 ASTON MARTIN DB2/4 Mk I Drophead Coupe. Body by Bertone. S/N LML 502. Eng.# VB6J/83. Red/biscuit leather. LHD. Odo: 81 miles. Fresh, gorgeous restoration. leather. LHD. Odo: 32,369 miles. Ex-King Hussein. Totally original and factory maintained, except for repaired right rear fender and new Borrani wheels. Super door and panel fit. Exactly right in and out. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $194,500. Sold for a good 20% higher than SCM Price Guide top dollar for these cars. Perhaps the royal connection helped make the difference; more likely the Price Guide needs to be reevaluated given the recent strength of DB5s. #53-1966 FORD GT40 Mk I Coupe. Body by J. W. Automotive. S/N GT40 1065. Eng.# SGT 27. Silver blue/black leather. RHD. Odo: 2,707 miles. Excellent cosmetics, door and panel chrome wires. Fully and completely restored to the highest standard, all numbers match. Can't fault. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $161,500. In a normal venue, this might have been a $120,000 car But the superheated atmosphere ofthe Monterey weekend, added to the prestige of Christie :s, got at least two bidders very, very excited. A hard price to repeat. #64-1964 ASTON MARTIN DB5 Drophead Coupe. Body by Touring. S/N DB5C/1290/L. Eng.# 400/1497. Red/tan Illhair===ft  Originally built for famous car importer S. H "Wacky" Arnolt. The most beautiful AngloItalian marriage imaginable. Cond: 1. SOLD fit. Fresh repaint from red to correct colors. Halibrand wheels added. Mileage believed to be genuine. No race history as it has always been maintained for street use. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $436,500. Priced right for a car 27

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Market Reports of this caliber and history. Repainted in correct livery since offered here last year (no sale at $340,000). #77-1967 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 Mk III PHASE 2 Convertible. S/N H-BJ8-L/4 1852. Eng.# 29K-RU-H/16406. Red/black leather. LHD. Odo: 92,298 miles. Another extremely #33-1931 BUGATTI TYPE 51 Grand Prix. S/N 51129. Eng.# 11. Blue/black leather. RHD. Few paint chips, small crack in boattail, some Christie's - Pebble Beach, CA GERMAN #31-1957 PORSCHE 356 CARRERA GS/ GT Speedster. S/N 83735. Eng.# P90890GT. Silver/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 7,914 miles. well-restored big Healey. Virtually flawless except for incorrectly mounted license plate lamp. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $62,275. This is a market-correct price for really, really good late Healeys like this one. The BJ8s continue to bring the most, as they have the most power and the most luxurious interiors. #87-1967 JAGUAR XKE 4.2 SI Roadster. S/N 1E14277. Black/black leather. LHD. Odo: 13,123 miles. Meticulous restoration, was claimed to have cost more than $100k. Hard to honest wear from being campaigned in vintage racing. Carries original coachwork. Engine needs careful checking after teardown/loose reassembly. Ex-Bill Serri. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $942,500. Good history, highly original, very desirable model with quintessential Bugatti race car appearance all add up to a strong selling price. Contrast this car with provenance to the Type 51 bitsa that didn't get past $220k at RM Monterey on Friday (page 43). #57-1938 TALBOT LAGO T23 Convert- ible. S/N 93465. Light and dark blue/red leather. RHD. Odo: 1,805 miles. Incorrect ignition wires. Figoni et Falaschi styling hints and overtones, four-speed preselector transmission. Well- Restored in 1996, engine rebuilt by Jim Wellington of Rennsport International. Cosmetically better than new. Uses later 356B gearbox and linkage. Original tranny goes with car. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $150,000. Strong estimates of $180,000 to $220,000, strong bid. Maybe it should have been accepted. The GS/ GT is the Holy Grail of 356s; RM sold Richard Freshman's car for $173,250 in June 2002. ITALIAN #27-1955 ALFA ROMEO 1900C Sprint. Body by Ghia. S/N AR19000O2186. Gray and black/black and white leather. LHD. Odo: 89,648 kms. Catalog claimed this was a Paris fault in any area. Desirable 4.2 Series I with covered headlights. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $82,250. Perfect SI 4.2s have been crossing the $100,000 barrier of late, so this might even be called a bargain. Average E-types with needs are still languishing in the $30,000 to $40,000 range. FRENCH #106-1928 BUGATTI TYPE 43 Grand Sport. S/N 43234. Eng.# 114. Blue with red chassis/black leather. RHD. Odo: 4,239 kms. Rebodied back to Type 43 spec after having its presented car throughout. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $103,400. A conservative design compared to many Talbots of the period, some of which will bring $250,000 plus, thanks to their great style. Price was right for this body and model. #89-1948 DELAHAYE 135M Cabriolet. Body by Saoutchik. S/N 800858. Eng.# 800858. Burgundy and cream/brown leather. RHD. Odo: 41,942 kms. Shabby top, tired upholstery, overspray on body. Dent in left rear fender, Salon car. Good door fit, some paint chips and cracks especially to nose, paint worn on trunk lid, fair to good plating. Another time-warp car preserved in nearly original condition. No reserve. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $35,250. Sold to an eastern US dealer who bought it right enough to turn a good profit after some detailing. However, single-carb models will never be as much fun to drive as the dual-carb SSs. #117-1959 FERRARI 250 GT LWB California Spyder. Body by Scaglietti. S/N 1581 GT. Eng.# 1581 GT. Red/black leather. LHD. original body replaced with a grotesque coupe by a former owner. Veteran of Monterey Historics. Clean but not concours condition. Original engine, which is somewhat unusual for a competition Bug. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $238,500. A very fair buy on one of the more desirable Bugatti models. We expected it to make at least the low estimate of $300,000. 28  fender trim missing, incorrect color scheme. Converted to wires and whitewalls, Buicktype "portholes" added to hood. What more can be wrong? Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $76,375. Fright pig of the auction. This was originally a beautiful car that some perps had "restored" to a mockery of itself Price was more than enough for what is really a major project waiting to commence. Odo: 25,513 miles. The most original driving Cal Spyder left. Ruger owned it and kept it hidden and unshown for 41 years. Seats show wear, stone chips and cracks in paint, bumper and windshield chrome going downhill. US aftermarket replacement items. Kmart shag carpet. Sports Car Market

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Market Reports Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $1,217,500. Stratospheric selling price should be no surprise, given the current fascination with preservation. Great, correct time-warp car with two owners from new and no stories. Just detail it and then leave it alone to drive and enjoy to the fullest. #84-1963 FERRARI TR59/60 Spyder Rep- lica. S/N 5005. Red/tan leather. LHD. Bob Norwood re-creation on a burned-out Ferrari Christie's - Pebble Beach, CA think he was buying a very rare (i.e., nonexistent) 330 2+2 with "independent rear suspension," as was touted in the catalog. #51-1972 LAMBORGHINI MIURA SV Coupe. Body by Bertone. S/N 5064. Eng.# 30726. Lime green/blue leather. LHD. 750 miles engine. Factory accessory Rushmore starting and lighting systems installed. A few small dents in radiator shell. Most important of all, a real, verifiable T-head Raceabout. No reserve. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $865,500. Another no-reserve Ruger car Absolutely real and a strong runner Price reflects the authenticity of this car and the fact that for many car collectors the Type 35J Mercer is the Holy Grail ofpioneer American sports cars. #109-1918 PACKARD TWIN SIX Touring Car. S/N 154680. Eng.# 154680. Blue and black/black leather. LHD. Odo: 39,451 miles. 330 4-liter America chassis. Alloy body. Nicely done with many authentic reproduction parts, tall-shank shifter. Six Webers on correctly replicated intake for Type 209 engine. Many ribbons and trophies. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $110,000. Sold at Christie 's 1998 PB auction for $167,500. Very meticulous re-creation, but two TR replicas were on auction this weekend and no one was interested here. Only 4% of the cost ofa real one, but you '11 always be driving a fakey-doo. #81-1967 FERRARI 275 GTB/4 Berlinetta. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 10707. Eng.# 10707. Navy blue/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 31,700 kms. on restoration. Interior flawless, as is exterior. First in Class at Newport Beach Concours, First in Class at California Concours d'Automobile. Full history book included with sale. Surprisingly likeable color combination. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $270,000. Sold by an SCM'er, post-block. Recent high for a Miura SV at auction. The combination of the striking Gandini shape and the ultimate mechanical configuration will always cause great SVs to bring top dollar. AMERICAN #66-1894 DURYEA MOTOR WAGON Buckboard. S/N N/A. Wood/tan canvas. RI-ID. Incredibly original pioneer American car. Quite Few minor paint scratches, otherwise an excellent and correct restoration on this 12-cylinder road locomotive formerly in the Harrah Collection. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $70,500. The Twin Six provided a balance between weight, horsepower and torque. The right kind of money #114-1919 STUTZ SERIES G Roadster. S/N G 4342. Eng.# G 4151. Red and black/tan leather. RHD. Odo: 28,497 miles. Rip in seat, paint going dull, damaged headlamp rim, paint scratched and chipped. Less than 50 miles since Original mileage. Borranis. Preservation award at Cavallino Classic, but in 1993, when competition wasn't that stiff. A car that has no horrible sins, but one that is certainly showing its age. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $381,500. One Ferrari broker felt that the 1993 award was not that significant, that the last nine years had not improved the car, and that it wasn't that nice of an example overall. Price was all the money in the current market. #93-1967 FERRARI 330 GT 2+2 Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 8523. Eng.# 8523. Silver/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 50,000 miles. Two possibly the "missing link" between the first Duryea of 1893 and the production Duryeas of 1896. First car with actual differential and other innovations. Astonishing find, very well documented. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $220,000. Who knows what it worth? The car belongs in an important museum and perhaps some angel will pay the price to donate it to the proper institution some fine day. #101-1913 MERCER TYPE 35J Raceabout. S/N 1281. Eng.# 35J 1005. Cream and gray striping/black leather. RHD. Odo: 171 miles. Incorrect color scheme. Loud and lusty full engine rebuild. Modern oil pressure and temperature gauge installed under the dash. No reserve. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $38,775. Literally a Bearcat with doors, but for half the money. One of the genuine bargains of the Ruger Collection. Drive and enjoy as is or upgrade the cosmetics. #104-1920 STUTZ SERIES H Bearcat. S/N 5959. Eng.# 6001. Yellow and black/brown owners. Recent restoration of cosmetics, no mention of any mechanical work. Chassis and engine compartment cleaned and new leather interior fitted. Original and ugly factory slotted mag wheels. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $70,500. High price, even for a nicely presented twoheadlight car. Hope the new owner didn't 30 Sports Car Market

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Market Reports leather. RHD. Odo: 19,469 miles. An older restoration done correctly, including Spanish leather. A little honest wear here and there, but still a good looker and strong runner. Used very sparingly since a 1996 restoration. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $64,625. Another no-reserve Ruger Stutz. Buyer got a new car in terms of mechanical condition. Half the price of a comparable Mercer Raceabout from the early '20s. #108-1921 STUTZ SERIES K Touring Car. SN 10273. Eng.# K 10255. Red and black/black leather. RHD. Odo: 10,961 miles. Some wear Christie's - Pebble Beach, CA black/green leather. LHD. Odo: 53,247 miles. Electric fuel pump. Rumble seat. Restored in 1980, only 100 miles since. Full CCCA Classic, very well restored in all areas. Potential national prize winner. No reserve, Ruger Collection. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $44,650. An engineer's automobile with a sophisticated overhead-cam engine and early application of four-wheel hydraulic brakes. Loaded with quality and bought right. #116-1927 STUTZ AA Four-Passenger Speedster. S/N AA C1886581. Eng.# 87594. Black/black leather. LHD. Odo: 3,330 miles. Cost $3,495 when new. Purchase price cheaper than a full restoration in today's market. #102-1928 STUTZ BB BLACK HAWK Four-Passenger Speedster "Special." S/N BBC18-BB23S. Eng.# DV33171. Two-tone gray/red leather. LHD. Odo: 1,825 miles. Bill on running boards and seats. A generally good older restoration. Top and trunk recently installed. Cond:2-. SOLD AT $44,650. K series cars shared many four-cylinder Bearcats 'mechanical components, and were among the last Stutzes to use the T-head engine. A good-looking car that appears ready for shows and touring. Fairly bought. #99-1923 KISSEL GOLD BUG Speedster. S/N 7245. Eng.# 45-6874. Yellow and black/ Very well restored with just a few paint scratches showing. Looked infinitely better with top down instead of up. Participated in 1993 Copperstate 1000, which was the last time it was campaigned. No reserve. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $82,250. AAs offered a low profile courtesy of their worm drive, and strong performance from their 299-c. i. single overhead-cam straight-eight. Handsome Classic Stutz bought at a fairly low market price from the Ruger Collection. #103-1927 PACKARD 443 Phaeton. S/N 227378. Eng.# 227483A. Black/brown leather. LHD. A very well-preserved older restoration Ruger's grand experiment in squeezing optimum power out of a Stutz DV32 engine, done in collaboration with Reeves Callaway of Corvette fame. Car had a few paint chips, carried modern bucket seats. The sleeper of sleepers and a true Q-ship. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $76,375. A giveaway price. Ruger had invested more than $300,000 in engine development alone. The lucky new owner should have scads of fun embarrassing modern hotshoes at stoplights and on the road. #25-1930 PACKARD 740 Roadster. S/N 183667. Eng.# 183358. Yellow and black/brown leather. LHD. Odo: 42,404 miles. Few paint black leather. LHD. Odo: 116 miles. Dual sidemounts. Fair reupholstery. Older restoration now in need of some detailing, but still quite an okay car. A few paint chips. No reserve from the Ruger Collection. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $82,250. A rival of the Mercer and Stutz during the roaring '20s. Great looks and high performance for its time. A fair enough price for a rare car, especially in light of its completeness and correctness. #110-1925 WILLS SAINTE CLAIRE W6 Roadster. S/N 20448. Eng.# 20512. Beige and MIMI BIN us MI 11 • of a correct, unmolested 443. Twin spares, period disc wheels. Walnut dashboard. No reserve. Ruger Collection. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $64,625. Well bought. The 443 series are the most desirable of the late '20s Classic Packards, and this was an excellent example in all respects. Sold for perhaps $15k below regular market. #112-1928 STUTZ BB BLACK HAWK Four-Passenger Speedster. S/N N/A. Eng.# 92177. Red and black/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 69,202 miles. Tear in driver's seat, few paint chips, okay door fit. Generally very good appearance for touring; not quite sharp enough for serious show work. No-reserve Ruger car. Ex-A.K. Miller Collection, restored in early '90s from a #4 car. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $64,625. 32 chips, passenger door fit off Older restoration that still shows quite well, and a very desirable year, model and body style. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $58,750. Seventh series, 140.5-inch wheelbase (thus the name 740). Remember when cars like this regularly used to crack $75,000 at auction? Those days may be long gone. #83-1931 DUESENBERG J Convertible Victoria. Body by Rollston. S/N 2463. Eng.# J104. Green/green leather. LHD. Odo: 107 miles. Engine swapped from another Duesy. ExHomer Fitterling, Ed Weaver, Dr. Joseph Sports Car Market

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Market Reports , Christie's - Pebble Beach, CA A... Au11111111111110' ...., Murphy collections. Recent new paint and top. Ready for touring or show. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $450,000. The most expensive car in America during its debut. Simply not enough money for this highly attractive J-Berg. $550,000 would still have been fair. #107-1931 DUESENBERG J Tourster Replica. Body by Billings. S/N N/A. Eng.# J206. Two-tone gray/red leather. LHD. Odo: Dark blue with white stripe/black. 3-liter V12 engine, 410 hp, five-speed. One of three built. Some period race history. Totally restored, race ready. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $700,500. Dan Gurney is the only American to win a Formula One race driving a car of his own design. This car represents a unique and important piece of '60s American racing history, and was bought at a fair price.• Classic LaSalle. Sold for $55,080 at BarrettJackson '02. #46-1940 BUICK SUPER Estate Wagon. Body by Biehl. S/N 13787637. Maroon and wood/red leather. LHD. Odo: 23,214 miles. Fakeg-Dons, Replicas and Kustoms '57 Ferrari TRC Spyder replica, S140,000, RM '86 Porsche 928 4-door sedan, S44,000, RM '63 Fiat Abarth coupe replica, $12,100, RM '49 Mercury Custom convertible,, 560,500, RM 2,257 miles. A few paint flaws and a poor hubcap, otherwise car was presented well. AACA national first-place winner in 1981. Converted to magneto ignition. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $194,500. Good-looking bitsa with a replica chassis and a replica Derham Tourster-style body. Engine was originally installed in Murphy convertible sedan. Bought for less than the cost of its construction. #113-1933 PACKARD TWELVE Convertible Victoria. S/N 64721. Eng.# 901372. Twotone gray/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 70,460 miles. Some small paint and wood flaws, excellent door fit, very correct restoration inside and out. AACA first place winner. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $82,250. One of 501 Super wagons built in 1940. Selling price was cheaper than building one to first-prize condition from a bunch of matchsticks and rusty metal. #54-1948 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY Convertible. S/N 7407248. Palomino brown/brown leather. LHD. Odo: 75,656 miles. Next Month's Market Reports Bonhams Goodwood, UK RM Auctions Meadow Brook, MI Bonhams Beaulieu, UK An older restoration that is starting to show its age. Cracked and scratched paint, some upholstery wear, sagging door panels. Ready for cosmetics inside and out. No-reserve Ruger car. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $128,500. The top-of-the-line Packard in 1933, only 520 were built. If the car had been sharper it may have landed somewhere between the $150,000 and $200,000 estimate range. Bought at a price that allows needed upgrades without a financial penalty. #67-1936 LASALLE 50 Convertible. S/N 365067553. Red and burgundy/red leather. LHD. Odo: 68,833 miles. Incorrect two-tone paint, door fit off, otherwise a sharp example of a relatively rare car. No reserve. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $58,750. All the money for a non- 34 Ex-Leo Carillo, and complete with steer's head mounted on front as well as "stirrups" so the popular TV star could "ride" the steer in parades. As-new condition, ex-Harrah Collection, a real Hollywood kind of car. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $170,000. Estimate of $200k to $240k was just silly, top bid was sillier and the seller refusing it the silliest of all. Really just a very nice Town & Country with a goofy steer's head protruding from its considerable prow. #98-1966 GURNEY EAGLE-WESLAICE T1G FORMULA 1 Monoposto. S/N AAR 103. eBay/Kruse Fall Auburn, IN Bonhams Nurburgring, DE Paging for Ponies '65 Shelby Mustang GT350 coupe, $76,185, RS '67 Shelby Mustang race coupe, $126,250, B '69 Ford Mustang Boss 302 coupe, $74,250, RS '91 Saleen Mustang CS hatchback, $23,180, RS Sports Car Market

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Bonham s- - Carmel, CA EB Bonhams Quail Lodge, Carmel Valley, California August 17, 2002 Auctioneer: Robert Brooks Number of automotive lots: 64 Number of automotive lots sold: 30 rt''...... Sale rate: 46% Sale total: $3,434,800 High: Lot #316, 1954 Maserati A6G Frua Sport Spider, sold at $610,250, including buyer's premium Buyer's premium on sold lots included: 15% on first $50,000, 10% thereafter Report by Scott Featherman, Donald Osborne, John Apen and Carl Bomstead Market opinions in italics venthough going head-to-head with RM's Saturday night premier offerings, Bonhams has continued to draw a respectable crowd of bidders and spectators at its Carmel Valley venue. This year's event resulted in a moderately successful sale, with a 46% sale rate (30 automotive lots sold from 64 offered), slightly higher than last year's 43%. The sale total, however, was down significantly from last year at $3.4m compared to 2001's $5.8m. The lack of million-dollar sales, which in 2001 included a '37 Bugatti 157 at $1.5m and a '73 Ferrari Daytona competition coupe at $1.1m, certainly affected the outcome. However, Bonhams did field a good assortment of cars, with a sprinkling of sports, luxury, prewar, collectibles and racers, allied with the charming, witty style of auctioneer/principal Robert Brooks. E The anticipated star lots, from the collection of former NBC Orchestra leader Don Ricardo, featured four Mercedes-Benzes. Two 300SLs, one a former Bonneville racer, the other highly decorated from many show wins, were joined by a 1928 SS modified to SSK specifications and a 1923 28/95PS Targa Florio. The Targa Florio and the Bonneville record cars failed to sell; the SSK sold near its low estimate at $662,500 and the show car sold in the middle of its estimate at $244,500. Another of the featured attractions, the Pininfarina-bodied Bentley Cresta Continental also failed to find a new home despite being bid to $100,000. The exSir Paul McCartney '65 Austin Mini Cooper S also was returned to its vendor despite a healthyenough bid of $41,000. Highlights of the sale included a new "postcraze" high price for a Pebble Beach and Concorso Italiano prize-winning Lamborghini 400GT ($174,650) that was sold by an SCMsubscriber, and a 1954 Frua-bodied Maserati A6G October, 2002  tool kit. One owner for first 45 years. 11,000 original miles, still on original tires. Never restored, only maintained. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $100,840. Buyers continue to pay premiums for unrestored cars. Then they own a true piece of history rather than paint and leather put on a few years ago. #312-1960 LOTUS CLIMAX TYPE 19 Sports Racer. S/N N/A. White/red. RHD. Reportedly restored in late '80s. Paint cracked in Taillights from an Aston, interior map light, Webasto sunroof, Cibie halogen lights, twin fogs. Gaps all off, especially the hood. Tired interior. It's been a hard day's night. Cond: 5+. NOT SOLD AT $41,000. At more than twice the price of a regular Mini S, what is the owner waiting for? The add-on for celebrity ownership is often much higher in pub chats than when money is actually being spent. #319-1972 McLAREN-CHEVROLET M8FP Racing Sports Prototype. S/N M8-F 0372. Orange/black. Chevrolet Reynolds-block 510-c.i. V8, rebuilt in 1992. Top speed reportedly 220 mph. Inboard rear discs. Moncoque Sport Spider that made the huge price of $610,250. Most of the lots were sold near or slightly below the low estimates, including a '55 Porsche Speedster ($63,000) and a '63 Allemano-bodied Maserati 5000GT ($198,850). While Mr. Brooks had in some ways the most personal and entertaining style of the weekend, it was also the most confusing. "Pass," "sold" and "your guess is as good as mine" seemed to occur with the same frequency. With the sale of a couple of big cars, the outcome of the day would have been quite different. Nonetheless, the tent was full and the bidding often spirited. Every year can't be 1989, and every auction can't be a rousing success. Given current economic conditions, we would call this a decent result for a hard day's work, even if they only achieved a distant third in this four-horse weekend.—D.O. ENGLISH #311-1955 JAGUAR XK 140 MC Road- ster. S/N S812255. Olde English White/black leather. LHD. Painted wire wheels, complete Market Reports nearly $30,000 more to get into a sign fficantly nicer car, this would have to be considered a sound buy. #276-1965 MORRIS MINI-COOPER S Coupe. S/N K-A2S4/732224. Eng.# 9F-SA-Y/ 36735. Green metallic/black leather. RHD. Odo: 44,528 kms. Originally owned by and customized for Paul McCartney, who sold it in 1970. both front fenders, nose section and around gas cap, but still presentable. Original interior well worn, but not hatefully so. Windshield scratched. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $52,900. History includes many owners, many rebuilds and many replacements. No-reserve sale price was miles away from the high estimate of $125,000. #306-1964 JAGUAR XKE S13.8 Roadster. S/N 880661. Eng•# RA 4460-9. Metallic blue/ gray leather with blue piping. LHD. Odo: 65,044 miles. Same owner for past 27 years. Complete restoration in 1999. Modified engine accessories. Concours-level undercarriage. Recent highquality repaint. Panel fit good overall. Very good interior, though the dash trim is a bit scruffy. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $65,750. A well-presented and good-looking example. Considering the quality of this restoration and that it would cost tub chassis. Paint chips on body panels. Tidy interior. Underhood clean and not detailed. Veteran of CanAm and Interserie racing scene. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $240,000. Considering history and spec, bid was a bit under what it should have been. Another $10k or so should have gotten the job done. These are the true bad boys of vintage racing; a serious car that takes a serious driver. GERMAN #279-1923 MERCEDES 28/95PS TARGA FLORIO Convertible Coupe. S/N 26721. Gray and black/red leather. LHD. Odo: 325 miles. Older repaint is presentable, but has many small flaws overall. Chrome and trim nicely patinated. Interior very clean. Detailed underhood. Painted wire wheels in fine 35

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Market Reports sters bounce around between $40,000 and $100,000, depending on condition and correctness. This was a handsome car and brought a very fair price. #282-1955 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL GULLWING Coupe. S/N 198.040-55.00628. Eng.# 198.980-55.0066. Red/black leather. LHD. Raced by Don Ricardo at Pomona where shape. Undercarriage recipient of recent cosmetic going over. Past Pebble first places. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $720,000. Ex-Don Ricardo. Reported to be only one offour known to exist. Reserve was about $80,000 higher than bid. #280-1928 MERCEDES-BENZ SS/SSK Roadster. S/N 36246. White/black leather. RHD. Odo: 6,132 kms. Reportedly restored once in 1950s, with its original frame shortened to SSK specs. Roadster coachwork is believed to be period correct. Fenders appear to have been recently repainted. Brightvvork still nice. Leather seats show well. Ex-Don Ricardo. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $731,250. Market-correct price for an imposing car that will be welcome at any event in the world, even if it is a "modificato." #281-1955 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL ALLOY Gullwing. S/N 198.043-55.00426. Eng.# 198.980-55.0044. Red/black leather. LHD. Odo: 54,771 miles. Ex-Don Ricardo. Set its best standing quarter-mile was 13.86 seconds. Shown by Ricardo at many concours. Recipient of 120 trophies, including 21 Best of Shows. Both famous and fabulous. No serious sins. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $271,450. New owner has a car ready to use, and with some interesting history to boot. A fair deal for buyer and seller both. #310-1956 MERCEDES-BENZ 3005L Gullwing Coupe. S/N 198.040-65.00021. Eng.# 198.980-55.0045. Silver/blue leather. LHD. Odo: 57,892 miles. Poor panel fit, especially on hood. Older substandard repaint. Most Reported recent restoration by former Porsche factory technicians with guidance from Porsche Museum. Clean interior and underhood, great paint. Finished second at Road America in 1971 with Jo Siffert. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $400,000. Soldfor $660,000 at Christie 's Pebble Beach in 2000 (SCM# 10173). If the mechanicals are as well-sorted as the cosmetics, this 917 should be a great vintage racer High bid was way off. Where's that chandelier when you need it? #317-1973 PORSCHE 911 RS 2.8 Coupe. S/N 9113600347. Eng.# 6630368. Yellow/black cloth and vinyl. LHD. Odo: 74,377 miles. Hood Bonhams - Carmel, CA #297A-1971 PORSCHE 917/10 CANAM Race Car. S/N 917-10-02. Eng.# 917-02. Orange/black. 5-liter, flat-12, air-cooled engine. a record for Class E/Grand Touring at Bonneville in 1967, with 153.711 mph average. In as-raced condition. Paint shiny, but flaws abound. Interior well worn and aged. Headliner hanging. Clean underhood with plenty of duct tape. Cond: 4. NOT SOLD AT $580,000. One of 29 factory alloy-bodied Gullwings. With its overall condition being "well aged" and in real need of restoration, this coupe will need a special buyer to pay a premium for its unique Bonneville history. Bid was not insulting. #318-1955 PORSCHE 356 SPEEDSTER. Body by Reutter. S/N 80669. Red/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 1,063 miles. Reported full restoration in mid-'80s with limited use. Concours rubber trim below average. Chrome fair. Carpet incorrect and dirty. Well-worn leather in rear cracked, stitches pulling out of seats. Many incorrect parts under hood. Oil leaks. Ex-George Tilp. Cond: 5. NOT SOLD AT $190,000. Reported to have factory sport options including shocks, springs and special engine parts. However, the proof was unclear. Even if the claim is true, it is unlikely this car will bring more in its rough condition. Generous bid. #294-1963 PORSCHE 356 CARRERA 2 Coupe. Body by Reutter. SiN 122494. Eng.# 97760. White/brown vinyl and cloth. LHD. Odo: 92,289 miles. Reportedly stored after fit off, as is bottom of right door. Rust bubbles on lower edge of passenger door. Paint drips in door jambs. Decent interior worn in spots, not detailed. Underhood clean. Air cleaner connecting hose missing. Claimed matching numbers. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $55,000. Considering condition, this was an appropriate bid. With the low estimate of $50,000, it's a mystery why this car didn't sell. ITALIAN #316-1954 MASERATI A6G Sport Spider. Body by Frua. S/N 2110. Eng.# 2110. Black/ black leather. LHD. Odo: 74,918 kms. Presentable older repaint. Much of panel work done winner. Paint very nice overall with minor flaws. Good panel fit, though the doors are off a hair at bottom corners. Interior almost new, brightwork very good. Engine compartment and chassis clean. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $71,800. The prices ofSpeed- 36  theft for about 20 years, then resurfaced in '90s. Repainted, reupholstered, engine rebuilt. Recent replacement of seats, door panels and carpet. Panels straight. Left door bubbling at bottom. Fresh undercoating. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $126,250. Claimed matching numbers, but no Kardex presented A strong price, but reflective ofthis model's increasing status among collectors. with filler. Gaps okay, doors off a bit. Seats and carpets good, door panels worn and torn. Undercarriage clean. Chrome wires and brightwork good. Reportedly has a competition-based chassis and engine. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $610,250. This was the surprise of the Bonhams sale, as the estimate was just $300,000 to $350,000. We can only think that the special chassis and engine got two bidders very, very excited #267-1956 APOLLO CONVERTIBLE. S/N 2010. Blue/black leather. LHD. Odo: 380 miles. Many small paint flaws, including cracking, sinking and rub-through. Panel fit okay. Sports Car Market

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Market Reports Leather and carpet in good presentable condition. Underhood clean. Very nice wire wheels. Doesn't look as fresh as 2001 AACA National First at Hershey would imply. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $65,000. One of 11 convertible Apollos, assembled by owner from crates. $80,000 low estimate may be overambitious. #266-1961 ABARTH RECORD MONZA Coupe. Body by Coma. S/N 984384. Red/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 47,712 luns. Rear of driver's sion. Missing original alloy wheels. Very good panel fit overall, though trunk lid is slightly off. No rust. Excellent paint, chrome, glass and interior. Spectacular presentation, hard to fault. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $102,050. They rarely come up for sale, but the Monterey weekend offered two: this restored model and one largely original. They sold for about the same price, this one ready to go, the other appeared more authentic. Both were fair deals. #265-1962 FIAT 600 JOLLY Beach Car. Body by Ghia. S/N N/A. White/tan wicker. LHD. Odo: 33,655 lcms. Older paint with some Bonhams - Carmel, CA refurbished body. 1,000 miles since. Wrong steering wheel. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $283,550. Striking car Last seen at B-J in January with 150 fewer miles, where it sold for $264,600 (SCM# 26916). Sold in August 2000 at Brooks Quail Lodge for $255,500 (SCM# 10129). Jolley rebody could indicate disastrous shop accident. Top-of-the-market money. #289-1966 LAMBORGHINI 400GT Coupe. Body by Touring. S/N 0454. Dark gray metallic/red leather. LHD. Superb paint, excellent shut lines, great interior. Small crack in right door recessed, rear of passenger door stands proud of body. Some sanding marks in paint, stone chips on nose, scratches on roof and rear valence. Cracked fender over right front wheel. Plexiglas windshield, other windows glass. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $21,160. This is a transition car with the 850 engine from the earlier Zagato Record Monza in the body of the later 1000GT Bialbero. Although fully priced for a non twin-cam Record Monza with some needs, a cool-looking car for not much money. #307-1961 ABARTH 1000GT BIALBERO Coupe. Body by Beccaris. S/N 1290244. Eng.# ABA-47761. White/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 92,639 miles. One owner. Fitted with a pushrod stress cracking. Excellent chrome trim. Wicker seats nicely patinated. One owner, California registered. Older restoration to driving standards. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $21,160. Every Monterey auction seems to have one of these cute little things. They often end up being bought as a cheap consolation prize for guys who couldn't quite bid high enough to land one of the "real" (read that as expensive) cars. #297-1963 MASERATI 5000 CT Coupe. Body by Allemano. S/N 103.026. Red/black leather. LHD. Odo: 7,232 miles. Heavy undercoating in fender wells. Chassis looks okay. of rear bumper, one screw, missing from driver's door sill kick-plate. Otherwise impossible to fault. Restored by Rod Drew at Francorchamps of America in Costa Mesa. Scores of awards. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $174,650. Sold by an SCM'er. These Lambos have been underpriced for a decade, and only recently are fully restored cars making this kind of money Average 400s, however, are still a tough sell above $60,000. #288 - 1967 FERRARI 330 GTC Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 10475. Eng.# 10475. Red/tan leather. LHD. Air conditioning. Documented early '80s bare-metal repaint, engine, 850cc engine, missing the superb dual overheadcam engine (bialbero). Rust bubbles at edges of front trunk panel and lower body seams. Thick paint with a number of stress cracks. Replacement driver's seat fair. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $33,063. Without the original engine and identification plate, as well as having a strong smell offresh spray paint in engine compartment, this car was fully priced. #305-1961 OSCA 1600GT Coupe. Body by Zagato. S/N 0093. Dark blue/red leather. LHD. Odo: 50,972 krns. Twin-carb single-plug ver- Underhood clean and detailed. Chrome very nice. Recently reupholstered interior strong. Some carpets still original. Few small cracks in paint on roof and quarter panels. Hood fit quite off. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $198,850. Formerly owned by musician Joe Walsh. Car's top speed is actually 175 mph, not the 185 mph he claims in "Life's Been Good" Sale price market correct. One of just 32 5000 GTs, the "car of kings." #293 - 1966 FERRARI 275 GTB/6C Berlinefta. Body by Scaglietti. S/N 8091. Eng.# 8091. Red/black. LHD. Odo: 17,616 miles. Longnose, open driveshaft, alloy body, incorrect competition fuel filler, painted Borranis, six Webers. Terry Hoyle restored engine and running gear in early '90s, Rod Jolley stripped and transmission and brake overhaul. Chassis and engine clean but not detailed. Rusty half shafts may mean car has been sitting too long. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $82,000. If mechanicals are as good as documentation suggests, car is worth slightly above the amount bid. Even so, could have been let go without losing sleep. #314-1967 FERRARI 275 GTB/4 "NARTLike" Spyder Conversion. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 9987. Eng.# 9987. Yellow/ black leather. LHD. Odo: 33,963 miles Converted to NART specs and cut by Straman in 1980. Nice car overall. Engine compartment could use a better detailing, small waves in right 38 Sports Car Market

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NO Ji-f■-11-1 1 D.-71 PALM SPRINGS SATURDAY AND "-III ; I AY Keith McCormick presents the 33rd Collector Car Auction 23RD & 24TH, 2002 AUCTION OF 350 ANTIQUE, CLASSIC, SPORTS, AND SPECIAL INTEREST AUTOS AT THE PALM SPRINGS CONVENTION CENTER 277 N. AVENIDA CABALLEROS, PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, U.S.A. LAST SALE WAS 72% SOLD OP ALL CARS ENTERED The McCormick Family is once again organizing this auction in their usual friendly and courteous manner. Ask for Keith or Desley to answer your questions. Sponsored by Ti..' Mites Suwon 104.7fM THE OLDIES STATION LOCAL HOST HOTELS: We recommend The New Comfort Inn Tel. (760) 778-3699 at $79 per night or Palm Springs Hilton at $149 per night (760) 320-6868 1-800-522-6900 or www.PalmSpringsUSA. corn (Palm Springs Desert Resorts) check out these websites: www.palm-springs.org (Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism) PHONE FOR CONSIGNMENT NUMBERS. ASK FOR ENTRY FORMS, BIDDER APPLICATIONS, AND GET ON OUR MAILING LIST ..NOW!  (760)-320-3290 RESERVE YOUR POSITION NOW! 104.7fin THE OLDIES STATION ENTRY FEES: SATURDAY AND SUNDAY $250. Add $100 for inside display - only space for 40 cars inside. No numbers will be reserved without consignment fee being paid in full in advance. VISA, MasterCard and American Express are accepted. Positions will be filled on first-come first-served basis. To reserve the position you desire, send your check covering the entry fee or phone in your credit card number. You may specify the cars you're entering at a later date. Entry fees are REFUNDABLE less $25 handling fee if you notify us in writing 14 days prior to the auction. Color photographs may be included in our exclusive color brochure. We strictly limit the number of positions available in this two-day event of 350 cars. COMMISSION STRUCTURE: FLAT 5% OF SALES PRICE (One of the lowest in the business). WE SOLD OUT OF LOT NUMBERS PREVIOUS SALE SO BOOK EARLY. PALM SPRINGS AUCTIONS, INC. 602 E. SUNNY DUNES ROAD  PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA 92264 U.S.A. ( 7 6 0 ) -320-3290 Web Site - http://www.classic-carauction.com State License C - 1798 Sponsored by Oldies Ssatio.

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Market Reports door. Chassis clean but not detailed. Excellent wires. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $410,000. One of 14 cut, but non-NART, four-cams. Excellent examples bring close to $450k, a real NART Spyder is worth $1m. Bid wasn't unreasonable. #285-1969 FERRARI 365 GTB/4 DAYTONA CONVERSION Spyder. S/N 12863. Black/black and tan leather. LHD. Odo: 60,132 miles. Euro coupe converted by gray interior. Good panel fit, nice paint, some cracking on black windshield header. Window felts faded, as is wood on console. Dash very nice. Chassis clean, some rust on Borrani hubs. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $50,000. These make grand V12 sounds and are great GT cars as well. The dark gray exterior makes the ugly black bumpers less conspicuous, too. The market tops out around $65,000 for C/4s; bid was light, but not laughable. #277-1974 FERRARI 246 GTS DINO Spyder. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 8112. Black/ black with red inserts. LHD. Odo: 49,589 miles. Sheehan. Engine may have been rebuilt in the '80s, transmission done three years ago. Carpets appear to be incorrect. Wire wheels fair, some surface rust. Seats show wear. New Ansa exhaust. Panel fit okay. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $98,000. Car hadn't been coddled, so it was just a run-of-the-mill converted Spyder Bid was close to market value for an average car #295-1971 LAMBORGHINI MIURA P400S Coupe. Body by Bertone. SN 4833. Eng.# 30606. Purple metallic/gray leather. LHD. Odo: 6,646 miles. Reported cosmetic restoration in 1995, when the color was changed from Banhams - Carmel, CA canvas tire covers not up to standard. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $368,250. The opportunity to acquire an honest V16 Cadillac in an attractive body style such as this doesn't come along very of ten. Money still needs to be spent, but it will be well worth it. One of the most desirable cars from the 1930s. #303-1967 SHELBY MUSTANG Coupe. SN 7R01K188183. White with red stripe/black. LHD. Odo: 1,969 miles. A completely documented Shelby American with four original "Chairs and flares." New paint, chrome, seats and carpets. Two owners with recent major service. No air conditioning. Original dash fur, while nice, has a few stains. Chassis is as-driven and engine compartment could use detailing. Ansa original-type exhaust. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $89,950. In 1990 these cars hit $250,000. They fell to $60,000 in '91 and have been recovering since. This was fair market for a car in this condition. JAPANESE #284-1966 TOYOTA 2000GT Coupe. S/N MF10-10218. Red/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 41,322 lcms. Very good paint and chrome. Poor yellow. Paint nice, though there is some cracking on deck lid seams. Clean interior. Driver's seat touch-up not done particularly well. Good glass. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $95,000. Sold at RM Monterey in 1998 for $136,000 (SCM# 15375). High bid here well below that, and not enough considering the car very nice overall condition. #309-1972 FERRARI 365 GTB/4 Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 14763. Red/black leather. LHD. Odo: 49,151 miles. Restored in '86, freshened in '91; driven 4,500 miles since. twin-choke Weber carbs. Impressive engine compartment highly detailed, fit surprisingly good. Few minor paint chips can be easily corrected. Ex-Neil Allen. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $126,250. Racing history, though Australian, is legitimate and extensive. Considering it is one of 26 such Shelbys and the only one delivered with Weber carburetors, this 'Stang will be welcome at any vintage racing event. A real value.• Happy 50th Anniversary Corvettes that found new owners_ panel fit, windshield separating. No rust. Faded trunk badge. Replacement door rubbers not well fitted. Exhaust system poorly redone. Nose panel repaired incorrectly. Missing mirrors, seatbelts, jack plates. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $95,000. A good basic car with excellent potential for a knowledgeable collector Lots of little bits incorrect, but nothing too serious. If a great 2000GT is worth $140,000, is $95,000 wrong for a driver? We don't think so. Books and tools, but no records mentioned. Good panel fit, and straight, but paint has cracks and bubbling around windows. Taillights pitted, chassis clean. Borranis nice but missing stickers. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $110,000. An okay Daytona, but nothing special. $ 120k low estimate was just out of reach. #315-1972 FERRARI 365 GTC/4 Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 15773. Grigio/gray leather. LHD. Odo: 50,059 miles. Air conditioning. Very attractive color combo with unusual AMERICAN #292-1930 CADILLAC V16 Roadster. Body by Fleetwood. S/N 701031. Silver/black leather. LHD. Odo: 40,316 miles. Time spent Pasta Velure '61 Abarth Record Monza coupe, $21,160, B '61 Abarth 1000GT Bialbero coupe, $33,063, B '61 OSCA 1600 GT coupe, $102,050, B '54 Ferrari 250 Monza Spyder, $1,705,000, RM in a European museum has taken its toll on this magnificent and desirable Full Classic. Fit and finish has suffered, with paint chips and deteriorating plating. Door fit needs attention and 40 Riding the Woodg Wave '41 Chrysler T&C, $132,000, RM '49 Ford custom wagon, $66,000 RM '40 Buick Super Estate Wagon, $82,250, C Sports Car Market '54 convertible, $42,900, RM '64 XP-819 convertible S148,500, RM '67 427 coupe, $64,900, RM '69 L89 convertible, $50,600, RM '69 L88 convertible race car, $130,680, RS Frequent Flyers Old friends cross the block, again_ '37 Mercedes-Benz 540K Cab A, $946,000, RM '65 VW 21-window Microbus, $38,500, RM '66 Ford G140 Mk I coupe, $436,500, C '66 Ferrari 275 GTB/6C, $283,550, B

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- Monterey, CA ing around the corner. The-pre auction jitters in Monterey were noticeable in all quarters. When the final gavel for the weekend was struck, the sigh of relief was audible. RM AUCTIONS INC. RM Auctions DoubleTree Hotel, Monterey, California _ 000) August 16-17, 2002 Auctioneer: Peter Bainbridge Number of automotive lots: 183 Number of automotive lots sold: 126 Sale rate: 69% Sale total: $20,030,755 High: Lot #143, 1962 Ferrari 330 TRAM Testa Rossa, sold at $6,490,000, including buyer's premium Buyer's premium on sold lots included: 10% Report by Dave Kinney, John Apen, Dave Brownell and Carl Bomstead Market opinions in italics I t's Monterey 2001 redux, at first glance. The sales results were great, the cars for sale were first rate, the sellers' expectations were high, and the buyers paid even more. In many ways, it is. But just under the surface, it isn't. This is a nervous market. Even with continued low interest rates, the lack of good economic news has translated for some into the unmistakable concern about what's lurk- That's certainly not to say that many sales weren't record-breakers. Looking for a Triumph TR4 with a surrey top? That will set you back a cool $26,400. How about a 1950 Chevrolet pickup truck? Get ready to open your wallet and watch $41,150 float away. And, of course, the 1962 Ferrari 330 TRI/LM Testa Rossa was sold for $6.5m, the highest price paid at auction for a car since 1991. RM continues to find the cars the buyers want. The part of auction marketing that almost no one but auction promoters dwell on is getting good cars with reasonable reserves to the sale. Finding the right cars is the foundation of any auction, and without this base, the auction can attract all the qualified buyers and all the excited spectators and still fall flat on its face. The world of garnering consignment is a dark and mysterious one, complete with the sellers of large collections playing one auction company off the next, backers financing highprofile cars, and auction companies guaranteeing values for certain consignments. In short, it's exactly the same with cars as it has been in the art market for over 100 years. As you were told in school, doing your homework will pay off in results. RM did its homework, and the results, compared with the other auctions this weekend, paid off in spades. Class dismissed.—Dave Kinney Market Reports ENGLISH #150-1933 INVICTA 4.5 S Low-Chassis Tourer. Body by Carbodies. S/N S157. Blue/ red leather. LHD. Chrome plating on wheels incorrect, top boot faded, stone chips on rear fenders, otherwise a stunning car of great style. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $310,000. The quintessential classic English sports car design of the early '30s, rivaled only by the likes of Squire, SS100 and a handful of other marques. High bid slightly below market. $15,000 more should have done the deal. #5-1951 ALLARD K2 Roadster. S/N 91K1842. Green and yellow/tan leather J J. BEST BANC & SPORTS CAR FINANCING 5 .99 %* 4-12 YEAR TERMS ANTIQUE • CLASSIC • MUSCLE • EXOTIC • ROD • SPORT PURCHASE • REFINANCING • PREQUALIFY FOR AUCTION FREE 10 MINUTE LOAN APPROVAL 1-800-USA-1965 "5.99% APR fixed rate on $100,000, 10yrs with payment of $1113.13 monthly. Simple interest. Rate in ad correct October, 2002  41

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Market Reports with green piping. LHD. Frame-off restoration in 1996 with Cadillac motor rebuild. Aluminum body, fuel cell, roll bar, Auto Meter reproduction gauges, plywood floors. Most gaps are poor. Some cracking in metal around hood on passenger side. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $26,400. Already painted in a livery to match your racing John Deere tractor The K2 Allards generally bring about half what the J2 models do. This one brought even less. A very good buy, even better if you can get the paint redone on the cheap. #12-1952 MG-TD Roadster. S/N TD11329. Black/red leather. LHD. Odo: 207 miles. AACA Senior first place in 1980. A very nice and correct older restoration, well preserved. Paintwork slightly off, otherwise a well-presented car with very good interior. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $48,400. Until a short time ago, 120 coupes in this condition could be had for less than $30,000. However Jag coupes in general seem to be on the upswing. #65-1954 MG-TF 1500 Roadster. S/N HDP461395. Red/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 94,087 miles. Chromed wire wheels incorrect, Rlti - Monterey, CA 2-. NOT SOLD AT $150,000. One of 51 built. Perhaps 30 still exist. Consignor claimed more than $200,000 spent on professional restoration. High bid was on the button. #11-1958 AC ACE Roadster. S/N AEX456. Burgundy/gray leather. LHD. Odo: 27,806 miles. Original leather shows plenty of patina very acceptable; no flaws worth noting. Excellent chrome, leather has great patina. Correct and impossible-to-find dash and door panel covering. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $23,650. No bargain, but well bought nonetheless. This car is more of a time warp than one is likely to see on any other TD, as plenty of the tough-to-find original bits were present. #134-1953 JAGUAR XK 120 Roadster. S/N W77558S. Black/red leather. LHD. Odo: 44,716 miles. Gorgeous paint. Excellent door, hood and trunk fit, but what's with the modern racing seats and no top or top bows? Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $47,300. A proper 120 bench seat and a top most likely would have increased the high bid. Not a bad buy, even with the weird modern seats. #145-1953 JAGUAR XI( 120 Coupe. S/N W73418. Silver/red leather. LHD. Odo: 64,776 miles. Lumpy front bumpers, hood and door fit throughout. Phil Reilly restoration after crash at Laguna in 1980. Very well known and thoroughly documented D-type. Fair paint and worn leather, which is not unexpected on an older race car. Nice patina. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $924,000. Winning bid right on the money. The reason we call D-types blue-chip collectibles is because they always bring strong money, and the amount is always in line with their provenance. #159-1955 AUSTIN-HEALEY 100S Road- ster. S/N AHS3707. Eng.# 1B222731. Olde English White, blue sides/blue leather with Wide whitewalls, BMC AM radio. Shows all the signs of a recent restoration with no use. Paint cracked on leading edge of hard top corner. Windshield brightwork has some flaws. Still, this Bugeye is very appealing. No reserve. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $19,800. A Bugeye in this color has just about got the worldwide patent on cute—and obviously others thought so too. Not a world-record price, but a weekend charttopper at least. Well done. #175-1962 ASTON MARTIN DB4 VANTAGE SS Convertible. S/N DB4C1064R. Eng.# 370/1016/SS. Dark blue/dark blue leather. LHD. Odo: 66,028 miles. Power windows, excellent door fit, interior and top. Oversize tires. Upgraded to 1500 engine from original 1250 unit. Good-looking car. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $29,700. Neat little car for Sunday back-road cruising. New owner paid all the money plus a bit. #148-1955 JAGUAR XICD Sports Racer. SiN XKD528. Silver blue/gray. RHD. Odo: 12,575 miles. As new, or a little better than new, and wear. Interior looks quite lived in, carpets are weak. Paint has plenty of flaws, including stress cracks and divots. Chrome wire wheels are a recent addition. A very likeable car, warts and all. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $49,500. Sold right in the middle of the estimate, which is to say at high retail. No harm done, though, as finding one this original and complete for less might have eaten up $5,000 in air fares and long distance calls, not to mention time and frustration. #56-1959 AUSTIN-HEALEY BUGEYE SPRITE Roadster. S/N AN5L16278. Medium green/green vinyl. LHD. Odo: 27,968 miles. white piping. RHD. Odo: 38,903 miles. Older restoration that is well preserved. Too nice to re-restore. Good gaps, noticeable wear to leather, very good paint with no noticeable flaws. Plexiglas windshield, competition-style gas filler neck. Wood steering wheel. Cond: 42 Motorola AM radio. Very nice repaint shows some waviness to panels at low angles. Good chrome and leather. Pirelli Cinturato radials. Converted from RHD at some point. Unusual Sports Car Market

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RM - Monterey, CA covered-headlight example. Underhood not detailed. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $192,500. Reportedly one of 11 DB4 Vantage SS convertibles. Handsome covered headlights. Remember the last Aston run-up in prices, in the late '80s? Well, we 'rejust about to those prices again. Fair buy and sell here. #32-1963 TRIUMPH TR4 Surrey Top. S/N CT20787L0. Red/red leather. LHD. Odo: 9,907 miles. Unusual body style with removable roof panel. Present dealer owner has known stored in Jamaica. Miles said to be original. Power antenna and windows, factory air conditioning. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $81,400. I liked the car, its the story that sticks in my craw. LHD car in a RHD country? Prince Philip? It's all plausible; I just want more info, please. Fully priced for a nice but not great DB6. They continue to climb. #70-1966 TRIUMPH TR4A Roadster. S/N N/A. Black/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 3,626 miles. Aftermarket Indy shifter knob. Wood could be found in the back row of 50 British car repair shops nationwide, for much, much less. FRENCH #54-1931 BUGATTI TYPE 51 Grand Prix. S/N BC32. Medium blue/black leather. RHD. Slight upholstery wear, few stone chips, fair the car since new. Very nice wood dash, extremely original interior. Very good paint and chrome, some cracked gaskets. Original radio. A likeable car with good history. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $26,400. Time to throw away the price guides or just another example of Monterey magic? About twice what might have been expectedfor a non-surrey-top example, but a very solid appearing TR4 in desirable colors, and no bad stories. Pricey, but not hurtful. #185-1966 JAGUAR XICE SI 4.2 Coupe. S/N 1E31551. Silver/red. LHD. Odo: 126 miles. Second place at San Diego JCNA meet, August steering wheel, Craig AM/FM cassette. Except for the more recent Dunlop D60 tires, this one has the look of a well-maintained example. Good paint, weak chrome. Top boot looks original, has some loose stitching. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $13,750. We see TR4s continuing to climb in value. Many were built (68,718 TR4/4As) but, as is often the case with cheap cars, few remain. Ready to enjoy immediately. Price a bit on the high side, but not crazy. #78-1966 MGB Roadster. S/N HN3L73680. Dark blue/blue leather. LHD. Odo: 34,670 miles. Your basic old car with fresh seats and decent paint. Top section of rear taillight missing. Dirty and incorrect interior with sagging carpets. Most chrome is decent, some is weak. Sides mostly straight. Lipstick on an old cow. Cond: 5+. SOLD AT $17,050. Oh, boy. This is the part where I might say something about the "Magic of Monterey." Not this time. This car 2002. Very recent restoration. Well done. Very nice paint and chrome, fresh interior. Overall a very likeable car with tons of eyeball. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $69,850. This restorer traditionally gets over-the-top money for his coupes, but deserved by the quality of his restorations. If this had been a convertible, it would have brought $120k. #199-1966 ASTON MARTIN DB6 Coupe. S/N DB62542LN. Silver/dark blue. LHD. Odo: 12,200 miles. Nice presentation, but falls down tires. Generally well-presented Bug with vintage racing history. Built-up bitsa with Bugatti Owners Club chassis number assigned. Excellent workmanship. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $220,000. The Type 51 is considered one of the ultimate Bugattis in terms of high performance. 0f40 built, it's believed 25 remain and of these it is literally impossible to find a "pure" example that hasn't been melded or messed about. Bid was simply too low. www ora-ssicshowcase.com Market Reports up close. Paint has some dropout spots. Rear bumper has some pitting. Ex-Prince Philip car, October, 2002 "Offering a Fine Selection of Classic European Vehicles World Class Restoration Facility, Guaranteed Show Winners" Sales Dept: 760-747-31 88 • Buying/Restoring: 760-747-9947 • Fax: 760-747-4021 San Marcos, CA 92069-3028 USA • management@classicshowcase.com lassie Showcase 43

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Market Reports #165-1933 DELAGE D8 S Sport Coupe. Body by Freestone & Webb. S/N 38220. Black/ tan leather. RI-ID. Odo: 18,273 miles. #160-1937 FRAZER-NASH BMW 328 Roadster. S/N 85.035. Silver/dark red leather. RHD. Odo: 5,081 miles. One small dent on RAI - Monterey, CA Brightwork on left door slightly misaligned, a few paint bubbles in cowl area and bottom of left door. Absolutely beautiful design; low, sleek, sporty but possessing great dignity. The epitome of a sport coupe. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $167,200. The successor to the D8, the S was lighter, lower, sleeker and quicker Worth every penny. Well bought. #115A-1951 DELAHAYE 135MS Cabriolet. Body by Henri Chapron. S/N 801741. Maroon/cream leather. RHD. Odo: 46,996 miles. Chrome wire wheels, excellent body, hood fit off, otherwise an excellent appearance throughout. Veteran of 1937 Le Mans, 1938 Tourist Trophy and 1939 RAC Rally. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $180,000. Very strong estimate of $225k to $275k. High bid was fair as cars like this consistently trade in the $175,000 to $200,000 range. #186-1954 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL Gullwing Coupe. S/N 1980404500089. Eng.# M194/21. Silver/black leather. LHD. Odo: 62,961 kms. Very good paint, excellent chrome, Sunroof. Nice restoration with, new rubber gaskets and floor mats, excellent chrome, fresh tires. Minor problems include faded grab points on top of seats. Appealing, if you don't mind using your kneecaps as the front bumpers. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $38,500. A top price, but deserved. Unsold at 2001 B-J Petersen at $29,000, then sold for $24,480 at 2002 Petersen. Two months later; having been brilliantly detailed with a luggage rack added, RM got $38,500 for it, a pre-commission profit of $14,000. #76-1965 PORSCHE 356C Cabriolet. S/N 161046. Dark blue/gray leather. LHD. Odo: 21,588 miles. Headrests, blank-out radio plate, interior and panel fit, small bit of cracking paint on rear splash shield, otherwise ready to show. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $127,050. Another Delahaye with ambitious estimates ($150,000 to $200,000), but a realistic consignor who saw the money on the table and took it. Delahayes had a bubble last year; but seem to have slowed recently. GERMAN #124-1937 MERCEDES-BENZ 540K Cabriolet A. Body by Sindelfingen. S/N 154084. Yellow/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 56,832 interior shows some slight wear after restoration Wood steering wheel. No radio. An honest example, well displayed. Replacement motor. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $209,000. A tad expensive for a non-original-numbers car Presented within context (incorrect motor; recent restoration), the seller and buyer should have no complaints. #64A-1957 PORSCHE 356 1600 SUPER Speedster. Body by Reutter. S/N 83140. Black/ black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 56,365 miles. Headight guards, bumper overriders. Nice paint that leather-wrapped steering wheel, trunk rack. Gaps aren't great, good paint with some chips, older rubber gaskets cracking. No reserve. Cond: SOLD AT $45,100. Even though it just made it over the low estimate of $45,000, this example is at the very least fully priced for condition. These colors are an acquired taste; I liked them. #9-1970 PORSCHE 911 CLUB RACER Coupe. S/N 9110200777. Leaf green/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 23,047 miles. Fuel Safe racing miles. Sold at Christie's Pebble Beach auction in 2001 for $1,051,000, including premium. Driven 1,200 km since and still in superb condition. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $946,000. Consignor took a $105,000 whack for a year 's ownership, or about $875 depreciation for every kilometer the car was driven. Still, that performance looks pretty good compared to Global Crossing stock. 44 falls apart at the edges. Good brightwork that would benefit from some polish. All signs present of an older restoration. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $56,650. Good looking, but with plenty of flaws. The perfect car for someone looking for a driver; and who doesn't want to spend another $40,000 for a perfect car Drive without fretting over that first scratch. #198-1965 VOLKSWAGEN 21-WINDOW MICROBUS. S/N 255115238. Dark and light green/ivory vinyl. LHD. Odo: 30,423 miles. cell, Crow seat belts. Polished trim, plexiglass window, drilled door handles, fiberglass hood with whale tail. Good paint. Very clean, almost bare, interior. No reserve. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $21,450. Hats off to the former owner who had the guts to repaint his Porsche in one of the ugliest colors imaginable. That decision, instead of the de rigeur resale red, might have cost him $5,000, but he earned my respect. Sports Car Market

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  RM - Monterey, CA #3-1986 PORSCHE 928 FACTORY CUSTOM 4-DOOR Sedan. S/N WPOJB0921HS860136. Burgundy/burgundy leather. LHD. Odo: 6,175 miles. Automatic. Market Reports provenance includes 1954 Carrera Panamericana Mexico, driven by Franco Cornacchia. Ex-Bill Serri. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $1,705,000. With only four made, a market-correct price is an academic debate. Nonetheless, winning bid fit squarely within the SCM Price Guide range of$1,500,000 to $2,000,000. Good paint, but with lots of respray work evident. Blackout trim has previous paintwork showing through. Good fit and finish to custom work. No door problems evident. Good interior has more of an American car feel than a German one. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $44,000. The answer to a question no one dared to ask: what would a four-door 928 look like and who would want one? Unfortunately, the answer is it looks like a Porsche swallowed a Pacer Your chance to own a four-door Porsche before the Cayenne becomes available. ITALIAN #18-1949 ALFA ROMEO 6C 2500 SS Cabriolet. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 915810. Green and silver/tan leather. RHD. Odo: 85,503 kms. Door fit off, few chips on older repaint, its limited racing history. Paint now has a few bubbles. Above-average for an old race car, but will need a full restoration before it hits Pebble. In the US by 1964 and restored by 1978. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $590,000. One of nine Series 1 PF Mondials in existence. It is hard to say what a fair price is for a fourcylinder race car with very little racing history, but today it wasn't the $700,000 the owner was hoping for #174-1954 FERRARI 250 MONZA excellent interior, very clean engine compartment. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $129,375. Selling price includes 2.5% import duty. Price was market-correct for all concerned. Not very pleasant to drive, these cars really belong on the show field. And it will take a lot of money to make this one a prize-winner #187a-1951 FERRARI 212 EXPORT Spyder. Body by Vignale. S/N 0125EL. Maroon/tan. LHD. Odo: 3,014 miles. Euro instruments, appears very complete and with a nice Travel begins here . . . Stephanie Warrington Specializing in International Travel, Custom Vacations & Groups 503 226-7200 ext 24  800 344-8890 ext 24  1536 N.W. 23rd Ave Portland OR 97210 email: stephanie@journeysl.com JCVRAinti October, 2002 www.haleymotorsports.com Secure Online Ordering  Telephone (636) 828-4389 45 The HALEY MOTORSPORTS Collection Inc. Models Prints & Posters Books Automobilia & More Spyder. Body by Scaglietti. S/N 0442M. Eng.# 0442M. Red/tan. RHD. Paint cracked, interior worn. Painted competition wires. Impressive restoration to high standards. Panel fit and paint very good. Carpets appear correct. Chrome a little thin on a couple of places. Low racing windshield. Late addition, with no info on car card. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $500,000. One of Vignale's better designs. But why do people think they can ask $600k to $700k for a car and not provide supporting info and documents? #164-1954 FERRARI 500 MONDIAL Spyder. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 0434 MD. Eng.# 0434 MD. Red/black. RHD. Neat and tidy, and amazingly original—probably due to chrome pitted and worn, windshield trim pitted. Lenses faded, panels wavy. Original, but with a $50k engine restoration by Zaremba/Reilly just 2,000 miles ago. Car had sat dormant for 25 years in Indiana. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $285,000. These are fairly attractive coupes but, since they were never intended for competition, they aren't highly sought after by collectors. Low estimate of $300k Fair enough bid. #72-1957 FERRARI TRC TESTA ROSSA REPLICA Spyder. S/N 3887. Eng.# 3887. Dark red/brown. LHD. David Cottingham replica based on a 250 2+2 right-hand-drive chassis, shortened and converted to left-hand drive. #196-1954 FERRARI 250 EUROPA Berlinetta. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 0345EU. Eng.# 0345EU. Red/red with black piping. LHD. Odo: 37,200 miles. Paint showing defects, Very nicely done, good fit and finish. A nice little fakey-doo to impress the Gazelle owners at the next replicar convention. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $140,000. One of about four Cottingham

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Market Reports replicas, all of which are excellently done. Price paid was slightly below what they usually bring. Originally cost more than twice this amount. #43-1958 ALFA ROMEO 750 SPRINT VELOCE Coupe. SIN 149306552. Silver/bluegray corduroy and vinyl. LHD. Early "eyebrow" RM - Monterey, CA paint, chrome and interior. Sunroof. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $12,100. These cars sell on cuteness alone as, even i fthey 're correct, there is no venue for them in the US. You really don want to drive one in traffic—even a BMW Mini seems twice as big. An emotional buy, not a crazy price. #35-1964 FERRARI 275 GTB Berlinetta. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 07197. Black/brown leather. LHD. Odo: 36,800 miles. Very original car. Correct factory-built, numbers-matching Veloce with dual Webers. Restored to a very high standard. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $36,300. Many Sprints had Veloce features added later; to find a car that is complete with all its original factory performance bits intact is very unusual. A very high price, but justified by this Alfa's superb condition. #179A-1958 FERRARI 250 GT TdF Berlinetta. Body by Scagletti. SIN 789. Red/ red. LHD. Odo: 46,494 miles. Single-louver car. Still carrying its numbers from the Mille Miglia 808. Eng.# 808. Red/blue. RHD. Factory racer that evolved from early TR design and power to the ultimate front-engine sports racer. Hill drove to victory in 1962 Le Mans. A monument to Ferrari's determination and ability to marshal the best. Immaculate externally. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $6,490,000. The most important, most highly promoted and highest-priced car of the entire weekend Although $6.5 million is a lot of money, the auction company was hoping for nearly eight. So in some ways, this might be considered a bargain for a very important car #162-1963  FERRARI  400 SUPERAMERICA Coupe Aerodynamico. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 3931 SA. Eng.# 3931 SA. Gray/black. LHD. Odo: 55,543 miles. Comprehensively restored in the early '80s. No shortnose two-cam, one repaint. Owner has had for over 25 years. Maintained by FAF Motorcars, driven infrequently last 15 years. Nice, but showing age. Slight wear on interior, believed to be original. Rare and correct "Sunburst" mags. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $178,200. A great car to drive for a few years and then restore to whatever level desired Fair price for unmolested, original and undamaged car #53-1964 FERRARI 250 GT/L "LMB COMPETITION" Coupe Conversion. Body by Williams & Pritchard. S/N 5521 GT. Red/ black leather. LHD. Lusso rebodied in England in lightweight alloy to resemble LMB/GTO. retrospective. Has been driven hard. Cosmetics fairly rough: pitted window trim, paint bubbled and cracked. Strange aftermarket rear springs. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $875,000. One of 77 TdFs. A true dual-purpose GT car. Another late entry with little information provided. Still, bid was not unfair given the used condition of the car. #154-1961 FERRARI 250 GT SWB SEFAC Berlinetta. Body by Scaglietti. SIN 2701 GT. Eng.# 4039 GT. Red/blue. LHD. Odo: 55,169 miles. Nicely done older restoration in records mentioned. In Japan for last 20 years. Restoration showing age. Seats and dash showing wear. Missing lower rocker trim strips. Chrome now below average. Incorrect sized tires. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $363,000. Lots of money for a car that may have sat idle for several years and isn't ready for a concours. One of only 14 covered-headlight Aerodynamicos, however, so there aren't many chances to buy one. #101-1963 FIAT 500 ABARTH REPLICA Coupe. S/N 1100496018. Light blue/blue and white cloth and vinyl. LHD. Odo: 85,198 kms. Cute as can be, but a total fake as far as the Abarth heritage is concerned. Owner claims $1,000 invested in Abarth trim alone. Some problems in lower door sills, but good or better the early 1980s. Paint has a few blisters. Original engine for sale in Italy—how many $100,000 bills will it take to buy it? Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $1,450,000. One of 20 lightweight, highly modified factory race SWBs. Also the most desirable of the SWB variations, and worlds apart from an ordinary steel-bodied car Reserve ofapproximately $ 1.7m was in line with today's market. Owner was right to pass. #143-1962 FERRARI 330 TRI/LM TESTA ROSSA Sport Racer. Body by Fantuzzi. S/N 46 Sports Car Market Extensive race development for amateur use. Many expensive mods, including aluminum radiator, fuel cell, roll cage, Lexan windows. Competition two-plate clutch. Retired past 15 years. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $220,000. A pseudo-GTO/ LM on the cheap. Last seen at B-J 2002 in January where it sold for $189,000. A lot of money then for someone's fantasy racer, even more this time around Big question: will Steve Earle accept it in 2004? #184-1965 FERRARI 275 GTB/C SPECIALE Berlinetta. Body by Scaglietti. SIN

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- Monterey, CA 7437 GT. Eng.# 7437 GT. Red/black. LHD. Odo: 1,817 miles. Fourth of the second series cars built. Alloy bodywork, rear fender vents, shortnose coachwork, faired-in driving lights, side and rear plexiglass, racing fuel filler, 37gallon tank. Not much competition history. Restored several times. Car looks superb. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $759,000. One of 12 racing versions of the standard 275 GTB. Lots of money paid, but significantly less than the one (S/N 09063) RM sold for $1.1m at their 2001 Amelia Island sale, and probably just as fast. #115B-1968 LAMBORGHINI MIURA P400 Roadster. Body by Bertone. S/N 3498. Eng.# 1642. Dark green/saddle leather. LHD. Odo: 7,259 miles. When originally completed Market Reports same money, would you rather have a cut Daytona or this visually challenged car? I'm curious to know what the buyer saw in this 365 to value it so highly. #166-1971 LAMBORGHINI MIURA P400 S Coupe. Body by Bertone. S/N 4593. Red/ black. LHD. Odo: 18,900 miles. Recent cosmetic restoration. Understood to be mechanically fit with a recent service. Slight gap on trunk Nothing here to inspire confidence. No reserve. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $7,700. There has been a flood of these cars on eBay Motors recently, perhaps as enterprising entrepreneurs discover just how many they can cram into a container and ship from Italy. Fair price. #57-1973 LAMBORGHINI ESPADA SII Coupe. Body by Bertone. S/N 9128. Green/ brown leather. LHD. Blaupunkt AM/FM radio, as a silver-blue example with tasteful interior this car was a handsome one-off roadster. Later, modified for the International Lead Zinc Research Organization, it grew into the taste-challenged car we see here. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $320,000. If this car was returned to its original colors, and the hideous chrome trim and van-style interior removed, it might bring $400,000. As is now, deduct $100,000 for restoration. #177-1969 FERRARI 365 GT CHINETTI NART Spyder. Body by Chinetti. SIN 12611GT. Red/black and red leather. LHD. Decent quality work on this Ferrari hot rod, which has a certain kit-car air about it. Almost slab-sided design. Replacement gauges. Few Ferrari parts remain in the interior. Plug ugly to boot. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $132,000. For the Insurance for Classic Cars Costs Less Than You Think! SAMPLE QUOTE 1971 Porsche 911E Insured Value: $25,000 Liability - $300,000 Annual Premium: $209 -, panel, otherwise close to perfect. Only flaws are on wheels that appear to be powder-coated over heavy corrosion. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $143,000. A market-correct price for the second most desirable of the Miuras. If it had been an SV, you could have added another $100,000. #39-1971 FIAT 500L Coupe. S/N 110F6049600. White/tan vinyl. LHD. Odo: 65,560 miles. Sunroof. Repaint with some rust bubbles. Plenty of chips and orange peel. Speedometer looks nice. Poor chrome, but has ultradesirable bumper overriders to front and rear. air conditioning, fog lights, power steering. Neat and tidy condition. One of the best designs ever for an Italian exotic 2+2. Offered at no reserve. Exotic Car Transport ORLANDO FLORIDA Open and Enclosed Carrier Service! _.......__ .1,06-0  , .,.... I  •  •-, ui • "0" Deductible  • "Agreed Value" Coverage • Credit Card Payment Option • One Liability Charge  • 24 Hour Claims Service • "A" Rated Insurance Co. GREATAMER/CAN NSURANCE COMPANIE, (800) 678-5173 www.parishheacock.com October, 2002 Parish Heacock INSURANCE FOR AUTOMOBILE ENTHUSIASTS No Affiliation with Porsche" Cars NA is intended or implied. • _ "Get the whole story of Exotic Car Transport, visit us on the Worldwide Web." www.exoticcartransport.corn Nationwide Transport of Exotic, Vintage and Luxury Automobiles indoor Storage Available 47

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Market Reports Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $20,900. Nice car for no money. Was this because it's: A. green, B. not a drop top, C. a Lambo, D. a 2+2? Answer is probably E., all of the above. #109-1973 FERRARI 246 GTS Spyder. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 06134. Red/black. LHD. Odo: 37,473 miles. Daytona seats and #180-1995 FERRARI F50 Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 104799. Black/black. LHD. Odo: 40,000 miles. If not the highest mileage RAI - Monterey, CA ish-built version of the H6C. Hispanos, like several other great Classics, don't bring the kind of money they should. You can't buy more quality and finer engineering in a Full Classic car AMERICAN #136-1909 SIMPLEX 50 Toy Tonneau. Body by Holbrook, Singer & Co. S/N 5009325. Green/black leather. RHD. Older restoration Cromodora mags, but not a "chairs and flares" car. Owned for 15 years. Paint good, interior leather shows cracking, dash fur stained. Very original, though incorrect Talbot mirrors and nicely installed headlight covers. Driver chassis. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $75,900. A fair price for a fairly good rust-free Dino from Atlanta. Is it my imagination, or are the prices ofDinos starting to soften ever so slightly? Or perhaps only the absolute top rank ones will bring the $100k prices. #41-1975 MASERATI KHAMSIN Coupe. Body by Bertone. S/N AM120US1096. Red/ saddle leather. LHD. Odo: 11,634 miles. F50 in the world, it sure looks like it. Two-owner car, with last owner racking up 37,000 miles in four years. Although never involved in an accident, the paint has been touched up. Interior shows wear. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $528,000. Cars with no miles can bring around $750,000, so this car with 40,000 miles, would have to be considered fully priced and then some. JAPANESE #106-1973 DATSUN 240Z Coupe. S/N HL530128853. Orange/black. LHD. Odo: 42,000 miles. Same family since new. Excellent original interior. Original window sticker, with fresh engine work, ready to tour. Oldest authentic Simplex 50 extant and formerly in the well-known Whitney Snyder collection. The first American muscle car. Capable of startling performance with great reliability. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $429,000. So brass cars are dead, eh? Someone forgot to tell the bidders on this lusty old bolide. Going to a West Coast collection where it will join other large-displacement cars of the pre-WWI era. #135-1913 ALCO SIX Five-Passenger Touring Car. Body by Fleetwood. S/N 275. Deep blue/dark red. RHD. Odo: 15,201 miles. Campagnolo mags. Some rust bubbles in rear deck lid. Rubber gaskets in good shape, but some dryness to blackout trim. Fresh tires. Some lumpiness to seats, but no serious harm done. No reserve. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $18,700. Not a bad price for a Khamsin that has some problems. Although the Khamsins and Indys are interesting cars, they will always be in the shadow of the Ghiblis, Boras and Mistrals. #2-1977 MASERATI MERAK SS Coupe. S/N AM122AUS2266. Yellow/black leather. LHD. Odo: 30.099 kms. Decent paint, interior owner's manual and all service records. Electric rear window defroster, complete tool kit and jack. Superb panel fit, glass and chrome. Has avoided home-boy mods. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $18,700. The dumpy front end of the new 350Z only emphasizes just how successful the design of the original is. Few 240s survive in original configuration, and prices of good, correct Zs continue to climb. This would have been a $12,000 car a year ago. SPANISH #190-1935 HISPANO-SUIZA T56 H6C Tourer. Body by Fiol. S/N 3416800. Black/ black leather. RHD. Odo: 341 miles. Hard to Superb restoration throughout. Some clever, hidden mods such as disc brakes for touring in modern traffic. Believed to be 1913 New York Show car. Big, powerful, impressive supercar of its time. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $330,000. Consignor had well over the top bid invested. New owner got a fantastic, thoroughly proven car for brass-era tours and rallies. #137-1916 STUTZ BEARCAT Roadster. S/N 4C 4127. Eng.# Al 2479. Yellow and black/ black leather. RHD. Odo: 2,892 miles. A real factory Bearcat restored and maintained by Stutz has wear above what miles would indicate. Good stainless trim. Runs quite rough, but is complete. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $25,025. Above-average price for a slightly below-average car. The SS Meraks generally bring a $3,000 to $6,000 premium above the earlier non-SS models. This price represents all the money for this condition. 48 fault this 2001 Pebble Beach class winner in any area. High doors and low windshield gave car a Teutonic appearance. Jacques Harguindeguy restoration to a very high standard. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $230,000. Span- Sports Car Market

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RM - Monterey, CA experts. Accessory Houk wire wheels add to its allure. Steering wheel wood broken, otherwise hard to fault. Wonderful, throaty engine sound. Runs like a bear. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $169,400. If this car had been one year older, chances are it would have reached or exceeded the high estimate of $200k, because it would then be eligible for all the US brass car activities. Someone got a big, beautiful buy. #142-1930 MILLER LION HEAD SPECIAL Race Car. S/N N/A. White/red leather. LHD. Leaking oil from engine. Excellent paint has excellent paint and chrome, and very good wood. Leather and carpets well above average. Chrome trim is weak in places, some cracked interior gaskets. Interior needs some very light reconditioning. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $132,000. Unusual body style, even for a woody. 1996 Pebble Beach entry. Sale price was no surprise as woodys remain white-hot in the collector car marketplace. #132-1949 FORD CUSTOM Station Wagon. S/N 98BA446331. Black and wood/ gray cloth. LHD. 350-c.i. LT-1 Corvette V8, plating, upholstery. Very sharp car all around with an enviable Indy 500 history, including second place in 1932 and 11 more Brickyard starts through 1947. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $297,000. Old race cars, even ones with illustrious histories like this, are tricky to price. Winning bid seemed like a bit of a bargain to us. #133-1941 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY Barrel-Back Woody Wagon. S/N 7706908. Maroon and wood/maroon leather. LHD. Odo: 3,243 miles. Exceptional exterior You can't take the Chequered Flag if your car doesn't make the event! COSDEL INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORTATION The only experienced shipper of high-value sports and racing cars to road, track and concours events world-wide. We take care of everything! You just FLY & DRIVE! Martin E. Button Inc. Phone: 415-777-2000 > Fax: 415-543-5112 Email: info@cosdel.com Italian **in" 11  Quality Service Since 1960 We are the exclusive shipper for all three major Monterey Auctions. October, 2002 if Market Reports Camaro five-speed, Camaro Z/28 Positraction rear end, S-10 independent front suspension. Fabric-covered roof. Custom wood body, tinted glass, brushed stainless trim. Excellent paint and wood, very nice interior. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $66,000. Outstanding resto rod with lots of tributes to woodys of all ages. A great marketing scheme, lots of popular elements combined— wagon, woody, resto rod. Plenty of pre-sale attention from kids of all ages, especially the 50+ crowd ready to live their dream #121-1949 MERCURY CUSTOM Convertible. S/N 9CM202772. Wine berry. LHD. Odo: 2,167 miles. Chopped Carson top and '53 Chevy grille. Resto rod built in early '90s. Wonderful attention to detail. No excuses. Featured in Rod and Custom magazine. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $60,500. A good stock example of a '49 Merc convertible goes for about $40,000, so could you build this for another $20,000? With CARSKATES MAKES A 2-CAR GARAGE INTO A 3-CAR GARAGE • Move cars, trucks, trailers in any direction • Makes storage easy • Fits all tire widths • Capacity 6,000 lbs, set of 4 • 8" x 16" x 1/4" steel platform • H.D. 3" casters • $145 set of 4 (s&h adel) • 2 sets $135 each (s&h add'I) • Same day shipping Satisfaction or your money back! P & J PRODUCTS 4233 Delemere Blvd., Royal Oak, MI 48073-1804 Toll-Free Phone (888) 647-1879 • Fax (248) 549-4454 www.carskatas.com rts.Com,. your Italian Car. Visit our website & on-line Catalog for the largest selection of parts and Look to ItalianCarParts.Com for the Quality products you need to restore & maintain accessories on the World Wide Web. 503.655.9811 PO. Box 515 West Linn, OR 97068 USA 49

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Market Reports the timeless custom touches, this will take you back to the James Dean era for a lot less money than if you built it yourself #120-1950 WILLYS JEEPSTER Phaeton. S/N N/A. Eng.# P21477. Red and black/gray vinyl. LHD. Nice, fresh restoration done just to pay for a one-off collector car? This one sold for the price of a high-point Skylark convertible, but for the Buick nut it will garner more attention than its topless sibling. #16A-1954 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Convertible. S/N E54S003943. Polo white/red vinyl. LHD. Odo: 1,387 miles. Automatic. No RM - Monterey, CA and complete restoration. Sale price is in 427 territory. Either I'm missing something here or 289 prices have made a jump. #37-1964 CHEVROLET CORVETTE XP-819 Convertible. S/N DR138001M0. Medium blue/blue leather. LHD. Odo: 3,087 miles. right. Floor mat incorrect, excellent door fit. Ready to show and go with flathead four/overdrive combo. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $15,400. A bit more than we expected, but this open-air funster seemed worth it. It can certainly take you more places than a Fiat Jolly can. #34-1950 CHEVROLET 3600 3/4-TON Pickup. S/N 3HRA2114. Green/saddle vinyl. LHD. Odo: 16,470 miles. Wood side rails, full radio. Older restoration a few years ago, some wear through use. Typical factory-style less-thanperfect gaps. Very complete and correct. Very good paint, excellent chrome. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $42,900. A solid buy on a solid 1954 Corvette. Better cars bring above $50,000 in today's market. This was an example that could be used and enjoyed with no financial harm in the offing. #8B-1957 CHEVROLET BEL AIR Convertible. S/N VC57J216531. Orange/silver and orange vinyl. LHD. Odo: 752 miles. A very nice Running prototype. Frame cut, then put back together. Rear-mounted 327/350 V8, two-speed automatic transmission. Independent suspension. Lots of wear and tear. Sold for $155,100 at eBay/Kruse's Atlantic City sale, February 2002. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $148,500. With transportation, auction fees and the like added, this represents a minimum of $20,000 less than the sale price from earlier this year. I'd love to hear the rest of the story on this one. Purchased by an SCM'er and certified Corvette junkie. #141-1967 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Coupe. S/N 194377S110663. Yellow/black leather. LHD. 427/435 V8. Three owners from chrome grille and bumpers, wood deck, wide whites. Good restoration, but only to driver standards. Very nice paint, chrome and upholstery. No reserve. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $40,150. Attention pickup truck owners: if by some chance you haven't gotten word of this sky-high sale by now, here's your official notification. Way above market price; don't expect this sale to be duplicated anytime soon. Still cheaper than a Blackwood. #113-1953 BUICK SKYLARK Prototype Hardtop. S/N 16823408. Robin's egg blue/blue and white. LHD. Odo: 52,434 miles. restoration, now with some shopworn aspects Top is pulling loose at right rear. Wide whites stoplight finder, Kleenex box, twin antennas overriders, fuel injection. Still very nice. A few hours of prep work away from #2 condition. No reserve. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $62,700. Market-correct price. The '57 Chevy convertibles represent a classic case of supply meeting up with demand. Now $15,000 off their former high, a good number have shaken loose from their former owners. Adam Smith rules! #181-1964 AC COBRA Roadster. S/N CSX2290. Red/black leather. LHD. Odo: 2,413 miles. Halibrand mags, 289/350 V8. Sold new. Power steering, 3.36 posi rear end, fourspeed. Fantastic restoration. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $64,900. Corvette was the featured marque at the Historic Races, leading some to think that auction prices of 'Vettes would soar Didn't happen— this car price was in line with the current market #50-1969 CHEVROLET CORVETTE L89 Convertible. S/N 194679S736275. Orange/black leather. LHD. Odo: 74,986 miles. Restored in the '80s. Carries the fit and finish issues associated with Skylark convertible. Car has not been driven in several years, so expect a visit to the transmission shop. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $83,600. Built to test the feasibility of offering a Skylark coupe. What is too much 50 on bill of sale only. Extensive race history, restored to "as raced in 1964" condition in 1997. Very nice bodywork, clean interior. Restoration tidy but not overdone. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $264,000. Race history includes a privateer effort by Randy Hilton (of Hilton Hotels), full 427/435 Tr-Power V8, Rally wheels, fourspeed. AM/FM radio. Side pipes. Valves replaced to run on unleaded. Excellent paint and chrome. Good gaps. Interior needs some detailing. Falls down with some flaws. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $50,600. In 1969 the L89 option cost $832. One of 390. No mention was made in the catalog whether this was a numbers-matching example, and the sale price indicates that it was not. If the numbers are correct, a major bargain. If not, a decent buy.• Sports Car Market

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Russo and Steele - Monterey, CA RUSOO AND Russo and Steele Marriott Hotel, Monterey, California August 17, 2002 Auctioneers: Dennis Wisby, David Woods, Frank Bizzaro Number of automotive lots: 76 Number of automotive lots sold: 28 Sale rate: 37% Sale total: $1,610,670 High: Lot #1528, 1969 Chevrolet Corvette L88 race car, sold at $130,680, including buyer's premium Buyer's premium on sold lots included: 6% Market report by Trevor and Jeff Clinard Market opinions by the above and Keith Martin R usso and Steele made their second foray into the high-profile Monterey auction arena this year, and, like Christie's and Bonhams, came away with a glass that was either half empty of half full depending on your perspective. The number of cars offered was more than twice the previous year's (76 vs. 35). The sale total was down by $300k, however, and it's tough to call an auction with just a 37% overall sale rate a resounding success. You have to give auction co-owner Drew Alcazar credit for having spunk. By holding his events in Monterey during the Historic Weekend, and in Scottsdale during January, he is going headto-head with Barrett-Jackson, RM, Christie's, Bonhams, Silver and Kruse, a murderer's row lineup of competition if ever there was one. Even so, in Monterey, Alcazar managed to attract a few quality consignments, and enough bidders to move some consignments at substantial prices. Top honors went to the "Kosher Corvette," a race-prepped L88 driven by Herb Caplan in many SCCA events that brought $130,680. A 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS convertible sold for $82,343, a 1984 Lamborghini Countach made $74,179, and a 1963 Ferrari 250 GTE was hammered down at $44,865. Of the 28 cars that sold, 20 were American muscle, Alcazar's area of expertise. Russo and Steele's buyer's premium was attractive—a mere 6%—compared to Christie's 15% on amounts below $50,000. But one must wonder if R&S can make ends meet at that lower figure. Alcazar is still the new guy on the block, and has his work cut out for him. Nonetheless, it all comes down to cars. If he can consign desirable cars at attractive reserves, he will get bidders and move iron. Let's hope his two years of hard work pays off, and his overall rate in January nudges the 50% mark.—ED. October, 2002  Some paint chips, but good overall. Strong chrome. Interior used but clean. Vinyl soft top has nasty patches. Clean underhood and undercarriage. Missing antenna. Chipped wheels. A driver. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $24,840. Number five of 100. A model that is more complicated than a map of the Viet Cong tunnel system. Still, until it breaks, lots of performance and visual panache for not much money. GERMAN #1547-1966 MERCEDES-BENZ 600 SWB Limousine. S/N 10001212000607. Gray/gray leather. LHD. Odo: 60,400 miles. Parts of dash ENGLISH #1518-1993 JAGUAR XJRS Convertible. S/N SAJSW4341PC186641. Black/black leather. LHD. Odo: 49,821 miles. 6-liter V12. Black/black leather. LHD. Odo: 8,237 miles. Nice convertible conversion by Claudio. Great gaps, wonderful paint, superb chrome. Driver's seat showing use, but not terribly so. Clean undercarriage. Good Borranis. CD changer and new stereo. Part of the Michael Anthony Collection. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $101,000. Your only other choice for an open Ferrari 2+2 is the much-maligned Mondial. Fair enough bid for what appears to be a quality conversion. And in black, you can't see the clown lips. #1587-1984 LAMBORGHINI COUNTACH Coupe. Body by Bertone. S/N ZA9C00500ELA12673. Black/black leather. Market Reports missing. Dirty undercarriage. Scuffed chrome on doors. Some weatherstripping deteriorating. Paint chipping around doors and under the hood. Even gaps. Leather looks new, wood trim without fault. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $24,885. A lot of car by the pound per dollar and, so long as it runs well, a statement of taste and refinement. But when it starts to melt, best bet is to push it off the end of a dock. Don't try to fix anything. ITALIAN #1541-1963 FERRARI 250 GTE Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 4305. Red/dark red leather. LHD. Odo: 14,802 kms. Restored in late LHD. Odo: 6,737 kms. Delivered new to Kenneth Behring, converted by Straman. Some noticeable paint nicks. Front valance very damaged. Driver's seat shows some wear, but perfect otherwise. Glass all very good. Back engine cover would close randomly, frightening observers. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $73,000. A car unloved by the market that's had its head cut offand then been driven hard Doesn't sound very appealing, does it? '80s. Some paint cracks, chips and dents. Clean chrome. Good interior, although modern Blaupunkt CD player sticks out like a sore thumb. Borranis need polishing. Undercarriage slightly dirty. Could detail to a #2- condition. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $44,865. Reportedly sold in 1990 for $80,000. Price paid here was fair; if the mechanicals are strong, it was a small bargain. #1583-1972 FERRARI 365 GTC/4 Convertible. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 15497. AMERICAN #1501-1954 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Roadster. S/N E54S001906. Polo white/red and white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 59,164 miles. Panel fit good for age. Paint poor but completely original. Original chrome faded. Hard top pretty, but worn. Missing taillights. Undercarriage worn. Characterful interior showing age. Cond: 5+. NOT SOLD AT $29,000. A great barn find. 51 LHD. Odo: 19,591 kms. Claimed original owner. Seats good but tired. Some chips to rear wing, paint otherwise fine. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $74,179. The right price. Now, does the new owner go on AOL, try to find Farrah Fawcett and ask her for a date? Owning a Countach today sends a very mixed message to the world. Rich? Tasteless? Rich? Tasteless? #1570-1986 FERRARI TESTAROSSA Spyder Conversion. Body by Pininfarina. S/N ZFFSA17A460060479. Red/black leather.

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Market Reports Russo and Steele - Monterey, CA ing gauges, distance kit. No-nonsense interior. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $130,680. The L88 427c.i. V8 produced in excess of 430 hp and was a $1,032 option. If the Corvette line were a family, this would be the scary older brother A huge price, but a unique and imposing 'Vette. #1534-1969 FORD MUSTANG BOSS 302 Coupe. S/N 0R144856. Red and yellow/black cloth and vinyl. LHD. Converted into a racer Perfect for a man with money and time on his hands. Bid was not unreasonable. #1560-1959 CHEVROLET IMPALA Convertible. S/N F59B198775. Gray blue/blue and gray vinyl and cloth. LHD. Odo: 60,610 miles. Automatic. California car. Some imperfections to chrome. Interior dirty but solid. Moldings are a little worn. Gauges fading. A small amount of rust on undercarriage. Some worn paint around doors. Part of the Bonfante Gardens Collection. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $31,000. These later Impalas are developing afollowing of their own, and they are often priced at half of the earlier Bel Airs and Impalas. Not an unreasonable bid. #1517-1965 SHELBY GT350 Coupe. S/N SFM5S374. White with blue stripes/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 44,011 miles. One owner since during 1972 by Kiwi Jim Richards. Plenty of New Zealand racing credentials. Used in the States by Parnelli Jones. A clean racer, with only a few expected chips. Clean chrome with some scuffs. Titanic racing slicks. Excellent engine bay. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $74,520. Big money for a non-factory-built 302, but has good provenance, and appears ready to go. #1575-1969 CHEVROLET CAMARO RS Z/28 Coupe. SN 124379L527093. Hugger orange/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 57,988 miles. 302/ 290 V8. Power steering and brakes, con- V8, pistol grip four-speed, rally gauges. Door jambs scratched and worn. Fresh vinyl interior, faded faux-wood trim. Outstanding paint. Side windows slightly scratched. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $44,500. Most of these 'Cudas were thrashed when new; this one appears not to have had a hard life. Bid wasn't out of line with current market. #1519-1991 SALEEN MUSTANG SC Hatchback Coupe. S/N 1FACP41E5M F140368. Black and gray/gray and black. LHD. Odo: 2,843 miles. Some minor corrosion on happy ("Hey, let's go adjust the linkage on the 3x2s! ') while still being able to melt the rear tires at every light. Fair price here, maybe even a small bargain. #1539-1970 PLYMOUTH 'CUDA AAR Coupe. S/N BS23J0B300440. Green and black/ black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 2,553 miles. 340/290 1978. Lots of paint cracking around seams. Clean seats, underhood and chrome. Some swirl marks on glass. Undercarriage detailed. Cragar mags worn. Recent exercise at California Speedway. A driver. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $76,185. We assume at this kind ofprice that this car checks out fully with the info in the Shelby Registry Nice '65s with no bad stories continue to do well. #1528-1969 CHEVROLET CORVETTE L88 Convertible. SN 194679S711387. Blue/ black vinyl. LHD. "The Kosher Corvette." sole with gauges, black vinyl top. Rear spoiler hovered above the trunk and the doors didn't fit properly at the bottom of the body. Some chips to repaint. Very clean stainless trim. Freshly detailed undercarriage. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $31,250. Z/28s, along with Boss 302s, are the quintessential balanced performance pony cars. Bid was in line with current market. #1538-1970 PLYMOUTH 'CUDA 440/6 Coupe. S/N BS23V0B178807. Rallye Red/ black. LHD. Odo: 69,039 miles. Rally gauges brake calipers. Solid panel fit all around. Interior looks like new. Nothing missing. Looks like it has barely been driven, which supports the original mileage claim. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $23,180. One of ten 1991 SCs built, which sold for $32,000 when new. As good as any Saleen around, and worth the bid #1515-1998 PANOZ AIV Roadster. S/N 1P9PA1825WB213018. Blue/black leather. LHD. Odo: 9,526 miles. All aluminum chassis Impressively campaigned by Herb Caplan on the West Coast-46 wins in 49 starts. Paint proudly displays rock chips from many on-track encounters. Huge Goodyear racing slicks. Rac- 52 dual exhaust, AM 8-track. Slight paint imperfections over some creases, some cracks near the edges. Interior not great, but solid. Scratches on the driver and passenger windows. Clean underhood and mags. Chipped undercarriage. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $57,240. 440/6s have just enough carburetors to keep the sporty car guys and body. Some chips on nose and headlight trim, but paint and chrome are otherwise very good. Interior perfect. Side windscreen scratched. No surprises to undercarriage. Car like new because it is. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $29,000. Scads ofperformance, limited production, and it can be serviced at any Ford dealership to boot. All things considered, bid was shy by at least $10k.• Sports Car Market

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The 6th Annual BARRETT-JACKSON INSIDER'S SEMINAR Presented by PASSPORT TZ.711 firT: Z  IL•le=1 rl 2 21.71 Tal"  USAPPRAISAL Z AUTOMOBILE APPRAISAL FINANCIAL SERVICES Premier An Inside Look at the Barrett-Jackson Auction Keith Martin, Cindy Banzer and the experts from the SCM staff invite you to join them for three information-packed seminars, held on-site at the world's largest collector car auction, BarrettJackson. Participants will be part of an exclusive, intimate group that will participate in no-holdsbarred discussions of the collector car market as well as hands-on examinations of cars that are going to be crossing the block. Seminars will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Thursday, Friday and Saturday mornings. Sunday, SCM analysts will be available to examine cars and answer questions. A different carcollecting topic will be featured at each seminar, plus short presentations on the best ways to insure, ship, lease and appraise your collector cars. After each discussion, there will be ample time for you to ask direct questions about the auction experience. We guarantee you'll get straight answers. Topics will include: What's going on in the market today. How to decide how much to bid. When to walk away from a car. The secrets of buying and selling on the block. How to tell when a car reaches its reserve. How to examine a car like a pro. All this and more will be discussed candidly. The Field Walk Each day, as part of the seminar, you can join the well-known "Field Walk," when the group, escorted by Keith and other SCM experts, will take a "hands-on" look at the cars you are interested in and evaluate them with you. Register Today Space is strictly limited and previous events have sold out quickly. Cost, per person, for the seminars, field walk and unlimited personal consultations with the SCM staff is just $275, $500 for two for SCM subscribers. (Non-subscribers, $325/$600.) Tuition is refundable, less a $50 processing fee, if requested prior to January 7, 2003. Don't be left out. Send in the form below today with your payment to secure your space. For more information, contact David Slama at 503/261-0555 ext. 206, e-mail david.slama@ sportscarmarket.com . We'll see you there. SPACE IS LIMITED! DEADLINE - December 20, 2002 (Reservations are accepted on a first-come basis. Don't be left out!) Name (If registering for more than one person, please place additional details on separate sheet.) Address  City  Best Phone  E-mail State  Fax Payment in Full Required j Enclosed is my check made out to Sports Car Market (or) Charge my VISA/MC Total Amount S  Card #  Signature  Send this form to SCM B-J Insider's Tour 2003 PO. Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292 Fax 503/253-2234; Phone 503/261-0555 x206; e-mail: david.slama@sportscarmarket.com • And Much, Much More... Exp. Date  Zip  • Which Cars are Hot Today • Unlimited Consultation with the SCM Professionals geiti T S  >7 AI EST  OZ/ SCOTT' C www.barrett-latkaittcom I • • • The Field Walk: Experts Help You Inspect Cars  Sports Car Market Insider's Tour at Barrett—Jackson January 15-19, 2003 • 3 Daily Seminars, (Thurs-Sat, 1/16-18) _Jo

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Pat Braden July 8, 1934-August 25, 2002 at Braden was born the son of an automotive factory worker in a blue-collar neighborhood of Flint, Michigan. His unexpected death occurred at his home in Placentia, California. The 68 years in between were filled with emotional fullness and professional achievement. Pat was an accomplished author, internationally recognized for his knowledge and love of automobiles and held a B.A. and M.A. and had completed the coursework for his Ph.D. p Perhaps most important to Pat were his children. He was the proud father of five children, born over a period of 34 years. Four children (Mark, 44; Leslie, 42; Kay, 19; and Patty, 10) and one grandchild (Sarah) survive him. He married Marie Elsie Kobrehel in 1956. To the chagrin of his new inlaws, Pat used the dowry from his marriage not to purchase a home or furniture, but rather an Alfa Romeo. Pat and Marie's life together in Ann Arbor, Michigan, was rich in academia and the arts, especially baroque and early classical music and opera. It was here that Pat first began to collect and to write about cars, and helped found the Alfa Romeo Owner's Club of America. In the late 1960s he worked for the United Serviceman's Organization in Naples, Italy and Rota, Spain, becoming fluent in both Italian and Spanish. Upon the family's return to Michigan they lived in Dexter, finally buying a small farm where they remained until Marie died in 1978. Pat moved to California in 1979, and was made an honorary life member of the Alfa Owner's club the same year. He married Cheryl Lee in 1980. It was here that Pat's prolific career as a writer was established. He authored seven books (The Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona, Abarth, Weber Carburetors, Toyota Performance Handbook, Alfa Romeo Giulia, Alfa Romeo Owner's Bible) and one untitled work currently being published. His book Weber won the internationally recognized Moto award in 1988. Pat served as editor for four magazines, wrote numerous magazine and journal articles about an amazing variety of automotive subjects, and was September '01, 1939 6C 2500 Cabriolet. "There should be a law that prohibits invoking the ghost of Vittorio Jano every time an Alfa crosses the block." the Alfa Romeo specialist for Sports Car Market. He was among the first to desktop-publish his own books, self-publishing an automotive parts catalog, and more recently a pocket history of Alfa Romeo entitled From Portello to Arese. A skilled photographer, he frequently took his own photos for his work. Pat and Cheryl suffered the difficult death of their six-year-old son Lee in 1993. An avid collector, Pat owned scores of exotic automobiles and motorcycles during his lifetime, including more than 50 Alfa Romeos, Fiats, Lancias, a Maserati, a Moretti, BMWs, Mercedes and Abarths. At his death he owned 40 cars and motorcycles. He also collected cameras, clocks and computers. His expansive automotive library is widely known. April '02, 1966 2600 Sprint "The fantasy of an inexpensive restoration looms large here, especially for those whose enthusiasm exceeth their means." December '01, 1950 6C 2500 Competizione."The buyer who anticipates a 'wolf in sheep's clothing' may be in for a shock the first time he floors this car in fourth. A 'sheep in wolf's clothing' might be a more appropriate description." August '02, 1967 Giulia Sprint Veloce. "There's a lot to like about the GTV, including the fact that it is one of the last Alfas that can be maintained with a standard set of hand tools." The diverse professional positions Pat held during his career demonstrated his immense talent. These included corrections work, teaching, writing, technical editing, marketing and advertising, creative direction, management and administration. Pat Braden's multi-faceted life has left a remarkable legacy. The impact of the body of his written work is international and lasting. His love and knowledge of Alfa Romeo automobiles is legendary. His passion for music, the arts, photography and computing continues through the lives of his children.—Mark Braden Contributions to an educational fund for his daughters Kay and Patty may be made as a check payable to Cheryl Braden and mailed to: Eileen Eimerman, Hyundai Motor Co. of America, 10550 Talbert Ave, Fountain Valley, CA 927280850.• October '01, 1995 RZ Zagato."It was a commercial failure, controversial, not high-tech and inherently impractical over speed bumps (i. e, for everyday driving)." July '01, 1959 Kellison J 4R Coupe. - "With a totally new chassis and drivetrain, it a sharp sword sheathed in an old scabbard." May '02, 1970 GTAm. "The Alfa GTAm is a car that stirs the boy racer in all of us. Based on a standard production chassis, it represents what every GTV owner wishes his car were."

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Alfa Romeo Classifieds ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Regular classified only $15 per month. 1955 1900 CSS SERIES III, Touring body to restore, best candidate you could ever hope to find. $30,000. 949-650-3445. CA 1960 GIULIETTA, convertible, pieces missing. $975. 620-653-4531. KS 1961 GIULIETTA SPIDER, runs, complete, needs frame, rails, rockers and floor work, material included. dude2355@aol.com $750. 262-780-0039. WI 1962 SPIDER, rebuilt 1600 engine, new cloth top, new brakes, rebuilt hydraulics, rechromed bumpers, needs assembly and paint. $2,400 262-780-0039. WI 1963 SPRINT SPECIALE, Giulia, cardinal red, very good mechanicals, complete car, body, exterior needs upgrade of previous restoration, sound, strong, beautiful, historic, mechanical rebuild 2002, Tipo 120, highly tuned, priced to sell. $16,000. 802365-7674. VT 1966 2600 SPIDER, not too rusty for an Alfa, solid body on a rolling chassis with engine and transmission, lots of pieces still attached, comprehensive list of missing parts included, breed this with your rusty driver. tomcwat@aol.com $2,500. Tom Watling, 209-668-8064. CA 1966 DUETTO SPIDER, #744, white. $11,500. 651-221-9883. MN 1967 2600, Sprint Zagato, black, one of 105 Zagato versions, older restoration on an excellent CA car, eligible for most events, outstanding driving and cosmetic condition, unique! 914-997-9133. NY 1968 SPIDER, boattail, red/black, rust-free, great condition, books and records, low mileage. $9,500. 770-751-6735. GA 1974 GTV 2000, red/black, 53,000 miles, Pirellis on Cromodoras, Ansa, a/c, Weber 40s, meticulously maintained and detailed throughout, drive, show or delivery available to anywhere, 2nd owner car with known history, perfect condition inside and out. $18,000. 305-672-6615, 9am - 7pm. FL 1974 VELOCE SPIDER, runs well, no rust, red/black, great driver. npatrick @rochestersr.com $4,000 obo. 315-5949391. NY 1975 GTV BERTONE, Euro version, carbs, red, Konis, Ansa, Momo steering wheel, runs well. Chris Gennone, 201-417-5766. NJ 1977 SPIDER VELOCE, complete cosmetic restoration, red with tan upholstery and black carpet, new canvas top, 41,000 original miles, runs great. $6,900 obo. 847970-9887. IL 1985 GTV 6, Callaway, twin turbo, 1 of 35, red w/black leather, 67K miles, 2nd owner since 1987, sgfisherjr@earthlink.net $28,000. 203-481-0834. CT 1986 GRADUATE, white with black top, 76,700 miles, very good condition, always properly serviced, garaged, purchased from club member, growing family forces sale. $7,000 obo. Steve, 301-229-8445. MD 1988 MILANO VERDE, plus parts from 2 Verdes. kwears@aol.com $5,000. 614-8734237. OH• Largest online parts and accessories catalog with factory part numbers, images, parts diagrams, and online ordering! '(Original parts and hard to find NOS. '(Rebuilds, sheetmetal, restoration and afiermarket 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 www.alfapartscatalog.com 13601 FM 529 Suite I Houston, TX 77041 Phone 713-849-2400 Fax 713-849-2401 Alfa Romeo: 1900 Sprint 2nd Series 1900 SS Touring 2nd & 3rd Series Giulietta/GiuliaSprint All Series Giulietta/Giulia SS Giulietta 1300 & Guilia 1600 Spider 2000/2600 Touring Spider Giulia Super 1750-2000 Berlina Giulia Sprint GT, GTV Duetto Round Tail Spider Kamm-Tail Spider Montreal Alfetta GTV 2000 - GTV6 2500 TZ-1 & TZ-2 2600 Sprint Zagato Maserati: 3500 GT Touring 3500 GTI Touring 3500 Vignale Spider Ghibli Coupe/Spider Indy Mexico Mistral Coupe Quattroporte Series III Sebring 1 & 2 October, 2002  Ferrari: 250 Cabriolet Series 2 250 SWB California Spider 250 LWB California Spider 250 GTE 275 GTB/2 & GTB/4 330/365 GTC & GTS 365 GTB/4 Daytona Dino 206 GT - 246 GT - 246 GTS 4=0308 All Models Cf:/#328 All Models 41/ro330/365 GTC 365 and 512 Boxer Porsche: 356 Pre-A 356 A 356 B Speedster Convertable D/Roadster Apollo !so Grifo Fiat 600 Multipla Detomaso Pantera Lamborghini Miura Intermeccanica Italia 55

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Etceterini and Friends Profile 1962 Maserati 3500 GT Coupe he definitive Gran Turismo of its era, the Maserati 3500 GT debuted in 1957 and was the company's first genuine seriesproduction road car. Maserati's three decades as constructors of perhaps the world's finest racing cars showed in every detail of the elegant Touring-bodied coupe, from its exquisite, race-derived 3.5-liter engine through its impeccable road manners, fine brakes and faultless build quality. Here was a car to rival the best that Stuttgart, Newport Pagnell and Maranello had to offer. T This Norwegian-owned Maserati 3500 GT is an older US restoration, described by the vendor as a totally reliable driver in presentable but not perfect cosmetic condition. The owner has driven the car three times from Norway to the south of France and the only problem he has ever encountered is a windshield wiper blade falling off during a British rainstorm. The car is ideally specified, with carburetors, front disc brakes and a fivespeed ZF gearbox. It has alloy Borrani wheels, black carpets and leather upholstery and gunmetal gray paintwork. In 1999 the car successfully completed the Monte Carlo Challenge and is offered here in full working order, with the minor exception of its radio. This car sold for $19,562, including buyer's premium, at the Bonhams Niirburgring auction, August 10, 2002. Following a disastrous racing season in South America in 1956, Maserati needed a commercial winner to avoid receivership, and the 3500 GT was it. The car became the best-selling Maserati ever for the struggling company. Underneath the subdued Touring body, the car was classic Maserati: a twin-cam, twin-plug, triple-Weber six-cylinder engine, displacing just under 3.5 liters, and providing adequate horsepower and excellent torque. The suspension was typical for the period, with front coil-over shocks, while the rear had a solid axle with leaf springs and shocks. The frame was tubular; with good brake drums all around, and an underdeveloped and troublesome four-speed gearbox. The evolution of the model was one of those good news/bad news deals: the good news being the front disc brakes and excellent five-speed ZF gearbox that came along, the bad news being the stupid Lucas fuel injection that never worked. With typical Maserati owners ingenuity, this marketing aberration was gleefully removed and thrown in the garbage, and magnificent Webers were bolted on. And what you ended up with was a great touring car; having nothing to apologize for to its other Italian rivals. The selling price of this example caused me to reflect on the pricefluctuations of this model over the past few decades, and what those ups and downs tell us about the public's perception of these noble cars. Numbers produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Years produced  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine #  Club  Web site  SCM Investment Grade  Alternatives  When new, and equipped with Borrani disc wheels they had a list price ofaround $11,400. Ifyou wanted Borrani wires, the price shot above $12,500, making the 3500 GT as expensive as Ferrari's comparative models, the 250 GTE and Lusso. The 3500 GT outsold them both. In my humble opinion, the Ferrari myth that exists today did not exist then—people bought the cars for what they were, and not for the image they carried. The cars were valued for how well they performed as high-speed GTs and, at least in this case, when consumers voted with their wallets, Maserati came out on top. In the '70s and early '80s, the common models of both premier Italian makes were mostly worthless. Rust, neglect, and a poor to non-existent parts situation were only partially to blame. I think the real reason was that car collecting was in its infancy. Appreciation of these exotics was confined to a small, eclectic but very erudite group of people. 1960 Maserati 3500 GT Coupe Lot #58, S/N 101992 Condition: 2- Sold at $30,298 SCM ID# 28363 56  Chassis number: 1011144 1957-65 1,991 $11,400 $25,000-$32,500 $1,500 $750 Maserati Club International, Box 1015, Mercer Island, WA 98040 www.maseratinet.com Alfa 2600 Sprint, Ferrari 250 GTE Side of the block F irewall Then came the gold rush of the late '80s, when everything painted red and ending in a vowel was skyrocketing like a telecom stock. In my greedy heart, I long for those days, when I would buy six 3500 GTs fresh out of an Iowa cornfield (with the driver's. compartments full of corn stalks), gladly pay $120k cash for the lot and double my money in 30 days or less. But those days are gone forever Maseratis seem to have fallen irretrievably into the shadows of their 12-cylinder brethren from Maranello, and the extraordinary cost ofparts and service on the 3500 GTs, coupled with a low market value, means that we see fewer and fewer of them on the street. "Daily driver" 3500 GTs are far rarer than similar 250 or 330 GTs, and the buyer of a 3500 GT has to be prepared for the life of a collector car ascetic, someone who doesn't mind being lonely in his passion, and is able to see value where others see only an oddball Italian car. Assuming the catalog description of this car, as a nice runner with no apparent needs, is correct, then the new owner should be happy After all, for little more than the price of an MGA, he has a rare Italian GT. However, I'm afraid that when he goes to sell it, he will find offers hard to come by, and they will all be about the same as he paid here. The 3500 GT is an emotional investment, not a financial one.—Raymond Milo (Historic data and photo courtesy of auction company.)• COn1ParableS Barrett-Jackson/Coys; Monaco; May 17, 2002  1962 Maserati 3500 GT Coupe Lot #78, S/N 1012334 Condition: 3- Christie's; Pebble Beach, CA; August 19, 2001 Sold at $16,450 SCM ID# 23316 Sports Car Market

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Etceterini & Friends Classifieds ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Regular classified only $15 per month. red/red, reduced for quick sale. $99,000. 941-924-9523. FL CITROEN 1967 DS 21, convertible, red/black leather interior, completely restored. retrogarage belvedere@bluewin.ch $54,000. SWITZERLAND DATSUN 1972240Z, one owner since December, 1972, 45,200 actual miles, rare automatic, garaged and pampered, orange exterior, white interior which was kept under seat covers since new, excellent original engine and transmission. $9,975. 859-224-8155. KY DELOREAN 1983 DMC-12, all original, 3,500 miles, an excellent value for the individual wanting a low-mileage DeLorean, must sell. $20,000 firm. 763-425-5325. MN DETOMASO 1973 PANTERA, black/black, fully restored and updated, over $30,000 invested in 2-year restoration, original 351 Cleveland engine, show paint, Wilwood brakes, stainless lines and water tubes, silicone hoses, Etoia wheels, Michelin Pilot tires, 2nd owner over 20 years. $39,500. Tom Eldridge, 800-376-0304. 336-399-6658.NC FACEL VEGA 1961 HK500, lovely to look at, lovely to drive, everything works, 100% stock and authentic, history to new, I'm the second owner, discs, ps, pb, pw, 383, automatic. $33,900. Steve Snyder, 714-279-0174. CA 1962 FACEL H, best in the world, First Place at Pebble Beach, metallic burgundy, beige interior, 2 owners from new, rare 4spd with 390 hp, disc brakes, a/c, Borranis. bmilner@carat-na.com $110,000. 310478-0555. CA FIAT 1981 X1/9, original, correct car. Cromodora wheels. 5-speed. 130K miles. $1,200 obo. 503-232-0842. OR ISO 1968 GRIFO, 427-cid Corvette, restored to perfection, shown Pebble Beach 1995. $75,000 obo. 303-393-1424. CO 1969 GRIFO, Fidia, rare 4-dr body by Ghia, Corvette 350/350 hp with 4-spd and a/c, beautifully restored car, silver with red leather, low mileage. rojave@sbcglobal.net $23,500. Dr Ziegler, 310-275-8156. CA 1972 GRIFO, Can Am car with factory 454 and ZF 5-speed, one of only 20 produced, 1973 LELE, fast, comfortable & reliable Bertone-bodied gran tourer, factory-fitted Ford 351 Cleveland motor, cold a/c, automatic, full power, 43,882 miles, excellent throughout. $17,900 offer. 954-522-9900. FL LAMBORGHINI 1965 350 CT, original and correct, older restoration, runs extremely well, best offer. 805-969-5819. CA 1983 COUNTACH, 5000S, white (nonpearl) over black, 13,691 miles, wing, all documents, excellent throughout. $67,000. 740-342-5342. OH LANCIA 1957 AURELIA B24S, convertible, blue Azzuro, brand-new black leather interior, body stripped to bare metal and repainted, new rebuilt engine, kept original by Lancia technician of the day. $65,000. 914-6324039. NY 1961 LANCIA, Appia Zagato GTE, ASI certificate, aluminum body, Fab Torino, chassis #4947, 2-door hardtop, new cream interior and navy exterior, 3C Sport, 152 small bhp version of 2.8-liter engine. $49,000. Fax 785-266-4991 KS MASERATI 1970 GHIBLI, 4.7, #AM 115-1584, red with new cream/black Italian leather, 38,000 mi, 5-spd, pb, a/c, top end done '99, new radiator, water pump, all hoses and belts and valve clearances rechecked in '02, SCM "file photo" car March '01. scottm12@mindspring.com $34,000. Scott, 253-566-8332. WA 1962 3500 GT, coupe, no motor/trans. great body, 90% complete. $4,995. 310285-8252. CA 1967 QUATTROPORTE, with Ford engine and trans. $3,000. 617-783-3078. MA 1979 MERAK SS, blue Sera metallic, blue interior, 65,000 miles, excellent condition, enthusiast owned and driven. $19,500. Mark, 303-825-1481. 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German Car Profile 1961 Porsche 356B 590 Coupe Chassis number: 115202 Engine number: 600501 A lthough Porsche did not make a serious works effort in international rallying until the arrival of the 911, the 356 in private hands proved very competitive, being strongly constructed, light in weight and adequately powerful, especially in four-cam form. Early successes included private entrants Helmut Polensky and Walter Schuler's victory in the 1952 Liege-Rome-Liege Rally and the same duo's European Touring Championship the following year. And as late as 1961 the 356 proved good enough to bring works-assisted privateer Hans Walter the European Rally Championship. Today, these versatile Porsche GTs are among the most competitive cars in their class at historic circuit racing and rallying. This left-hand-drive 356B coupe was exported new to the US, and in the 1990s was prepared and campaigned in classic sports car races in California. The car was imported into the UK in 2000 and in 2001 was acquired by the present Portuguese owner, who maintains that in his opinion this is one of the best prepared race/rally Porsche 356s in Europe. Since restoration, the car has competed in circuit races and rallies in South America. Competition modifications include roll bar, fire extinguisher system, wide rear tires, ducted larger-than-standard oil cooler, electronic ignition, and fuel tank with central Le Mans-type filler. Included in the sale is a spare engine and transmission, both rebuilt, one new set of Koni shock absorbers and six Continental Contact tires, two of which are mounted on wheels. In addition, the car comes with all parts necessary to return the car to factory specification, including complete interior, chrome trim, front and rear bumpers, one new set of factory pistons and cylinders, and other items. Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  This Porsche 356B sold for $23,097 at the Bonhams Niirburgring sale on August 10, 2002. The price is well under what it would take to duplicate the car, but reflective of the very narrow market for current vintage race cars. Engine #  Club  Web site  Alternatives  son. And since this is, after all, racing, there is the constant temptation to spend ever-increasing amounts of money for ever-decreasing incremental increases in performance. On horizontal bulkhead under front lid, forward of fuel tank On rear-most engine case below generator and above crankshaft pulley 356 Registry, 27244 Ryan Road, Warren, MI 48092 www.356registry.org Alfa Romeo Sprint, Mercedes 220 SE coupe, MGB-GT SCM Investment Grade  356s are quite user-friendly race cars, being reliable enough when not over-stressed or stupidly driven, and the list of aftermarket parts and folks who know how to install them properly is long. In fact, at their current $20,000 to $30,000 price range, they probably offer a lot more fun for the money than a million-dollar Jaguar D-type or Ferrari SWB. At the very least, the financial pucker factor you'll experience as you go sliding backwards off the track is going to be less in your 356. Prices of current vintage race cars stay low for two reasons. First, think of a race car as fresh produce. If the car is going to be competitive, the engine, transmission, tires and brakes need to be recently rebuilt and carefully prepared. Race car engine life is measured in hours, not miles. This is an expensive hobby if you are going to be a serious competitor. Last year's hot machine could be well off the pace this sea- Next, the market for used race cars is very small. These are not the dual-purpose machines we all read about from the '50s. These cars need to be trailered to the track, with a full set of spares, extra tires and plenty of tools. You '11 need the ability to make running repairs or have the bank account to bring along your own mechanic. Racing these cars is great fun, but very few of us have the time, money, desire, talent and nerve needed to show up at the track. And you can double most of the foregoing expenses if you need to be at the front of your race group. 1960-61 8,559 $3,990 $19,000423,000 $300 $20 This 356 looks to be afine one, and was bought for far less than it would cost to replace it. However, without a detailed understanding of the exact condition of the drivetrain in the car and the spare components as well, we can make no serious judgment about the value here. If all the information in the auction catalog is correct, this could be a very astute buy. But realistically, anyone who buys a vintage race car that hasn't been thoroughly inspected would be crazy not to spend hours going over the suspension and brakes—at least—before trusting their life to them on the track. And as far as the drivetrain goes, it's rare to find a vintage race car that is completely and properly rebuilt and then offered for sale. More often, the owner completes a season, decides he wants to move on to something else, and you get the chance to own a tired old car with a detailed engine bay and shiny paint. In some ways, race cars are the most difficult types of vehicles to buy at an auction, as so many of the condition details that determine value are simply unavailable. Which means for the brave, there can be great buys to be had Let's hope that's what happened in this case.—Jim Schrager (Historic data and photo courtesy of auction company)• Lot #131, S/N 110476  Condition: 4+  1960 Porsche 356B S90 Coupe Co m parables 1961 Porsche 356B S90 Coupe Lot #57, S/N 116712 Condition: 2- RM Auctions; Amelia Island, FL; March 9, 2002  Sold at $18,700  SCM ID# 27241  Chrisitie's; London, England; December 4, 2001 Sold at $21,691 SCM 1D# 24422

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Porsche Gesprach / Jim Schrager Choosing Restored vs. Original ear Mr. Schrager: I am looking at two 1958 356A Speedsters, both ofwhich are powered by correct 1600 Normal engines. One is Ivory with a red leather interior and has been rebuilt from the ground up with about 250 miles on a fresh restoration. The chassis was completely redone with all new metal where needed, and the engine and transmission were rebuilt by one of the finest shops in the US. The paint is gorgeous and the interior is as fresh as can be. The price is $75,000. D The other car is a nicely preserved original car, Signal Red with a black vinyl interior. The paint seems original and has flaws, but has held up well. The interior is also original and shows wear, but isn't a disaster The car runs and drives well, but has no rebuild history. The owners are also asking $75,000. Both cars are correct as per the build records. Both cars have very good gaps on all the movable body panels. Which is the right car to buy, restored like new or original with patina? I am leaning toward the former because every square inch of it is perfect, new, clean and rust-free. Yet I keep reading that nothing can replace the patina of an original car—J.A., Scottsdale, AZ Dear J.A.: Which car you select depends on how you envision this Speedster fitting into your life, and how you plan to use it. At $75,000, either one represents a large chunk of change, so you don't want to make this decision lightly. First, realize that you are making some major assumptions here. With the restored car, you are assuming it was done correctly, and that the quality of what you can see is the same as what you can't see. The seller should be able to provide complete photos of the restoration, something you can reasonably expect at a $75,000 asking price. Further, it's always better if the work has been done by a shop with a name you recognize, Restored car more likely to be driveable from the get go. - and that has a lot of experience redoing 356s. Remember, just because a shop is good at Ferraris or Jaguars doesn't mean they understand the intricacies of a 356. Let's also assume the car has been "fettled," that is, driven a couple of hundred miles to ensure all the various subsystems work as they should. If you are comfortable with the above issues, then you can deal with the next question, which is how you want to use the car. But before we get to that, let's consider the "original" car. It's extremely rare to find a 44-year-old car that is completely "original." I would have an expert go over the car to be sure that it really is still in its original paint, and that it has never been patched anywhere. This matters because Antique Automobile Insurance Agency 1-888-ANTIQUE (1-888-268-4783) wwwjetaylor.com October, 2002 59

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of the way the 356 series cars were built when new. Little thought was given to rust prevention in the '50s and '60s at Porsche. Raw metal seams in the chassis and the insides of the doors were protected with a soft gooey paste called "seam sealer." It worked for a few years but eventually became brittle and allowed moisture to invade these unpainted metal seams. This is why we see rusty floors and door bottoms even on dry Arizona and California cars. When buying an original, there is no way to really determine if rust may be brewing under the skin. Has the original car been patched before? It can be hard to tell. We once restored a very nice roadster that had just its second coat of paint, which we estimated to be about 20 years old. There was not a single rust bubble on the entire body, so we believed it was completely solid under the old paint. When we took it to bare metal we found a series of patches. They were well done, but we were still quite surprised to see them on what we felt was an all-original body. Further, there is the issue of mechanical deterioration. Everything from suspension bushings to shift and carburetor linkages will need inspection on the "original" car. Hopefully, it has been properly refreshed as necessary over the years without being altered. If various bits show a lot of wear, you'll have to decide whether you want to live with a 44-year-old car or if you will need to start fixing things up. But can you really keep your hands off all the little imperfections that define an original car? I speak with many potential owners who look at an original car and immediately begin planning what to change. "That old carpet is a bit tattered, it just has to go. And the paint on the dashboard has a few scratches, we need to redo that as well. I wonder what shape the engine is in. Are the rings getting tired? Do the synchros feel quite right? We'd better get in there and have a look." vation" classes at concours, I can't help but wonder if the ideal car isn't one that has its original paint and interior in decent but worn condition, over a freshly renewed drivetrain and suspension. That way the owner gets the thrill of patina and is freed from the tyranny of rock-chip fear, while enjoying the crisp performance that makes 356s so desirable. While I haven't answered your question, I hope I have given you some things to think about. In both cases, at the $75,000 price point, the sellers should be able to prove the various claims they are making for their car. Once that is done to your satisfaction, it will come down to your spending some time behind the wheel of each one, and deciding which makes you happier— driving a brand-new old car, or driving an old, but nicely kept, old car. The only way you can really go wrong is to buy the original car and then decide to restore it. Then you will have managed to buy the car twice, paying for both the original car and a restoration of it as well. And when you're all done, it won't even be original anymore. Fax your Porsche questions to 503/253-2234, or e-mail them to copyed@sportscarmarket.com.• The Used 911 Story And once you start doing that, the path from just messing with a couple of things to a full restoration is a short one indeed. If you're planning to drive your car a lot, then the restored one is probably the better deal. Again, assuming that it is truly and properly restored, it's ready for you to get into and go right now. The original car is a more complicated question, and, once again, it all hinges on just how original the car is. As I note the resurgence in "preser- The buyer's guide that future 911 owners should never be without. All air-cooled models are discussed with pros/cons mentioned regarding each model. 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German Car Classifieds ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCL Regular classified BMW 1956 ISETTA, European 250, bubble window, small European head and taillights, 1999 restoration on very original car. $13,500. 502-499-7459. KY MERCEDES-BENZ 1956 190SL, new shocks, tie rod ends, tires, engine rebuild, shift bushings, steering wheel, show-quality chrome, black German fab top, silver wired interior, Solex carbs, exc cond. $23,500. 413-543-6986. MA 1959 190SL, white, red int, black soft top, recent cosmetic restoration, mech excellent. 207-793-4530 eve. ME 1963 190SL, red with black interior, black soft top and big window hard top, over $35,000 invested. Will trade for 1993 or newer 400SL. $29,500. 541-469-9686. OR 1964 230SL, Euro, 4-spd, 2-top roadster, complete w/o interior, usual rust, floor, rocker and quarter panels, includes 230SL parts (113 body), engine, trans (auto), doors, trunk lid, front grille w/o star, complete f&r bumpers, fuel pump, more. $6,500 for package. 718-978-9003. NY 1968 250SL, hard top, white, tan interior, CA car, no rust, 4-spd, 90K miles, excellent condition. 201-489-8176. NJ 1968 280SL, cony, silver, 6-cyl, 20K miles, all original, both tops, brand new convertible top, complete restoration in Y2K, all mechanicals rebuilt OEM, automatic trans, new tires, excellent chrome, black leather interior, all records and manuals. $36,000. 315656-7910 eve. 315-449-6116 fax day. NY 1970 280SL, hard top, burgundy, beige, black, new paint, 4-spd, 73,435 miles, many new parts, strong driver, rust free Tennessee car. $14,500. 203-322-2787. CT 1972 350SL, AMG styling, pearl white, rare car in US, both tops, ready to enjoy. $19,800. 607-753-1801. NY 1978 450SL, convertible, silver, red interior, 82,000 original miles, auto, recent stainless steel exhaust, new original radiator and battery, great mechanicals, rust-free car, can use complete paint job as well as seat covers, hard top included. $8,500 offers. 201505-0626. NJ PORSCHE 1959 356B, Cabriolet, 1600S, red/tan, blk top, new interior, carpet, top liner, tires, chrome, wheels, excellent condition. $29,000. 610-434-8778. PA 1959 356D, cony, silver/red, blk top, Kardex, third D manufactured. $36,000. 610-797-9298. PA 1962 356B, coupe, a 25K complete groundup restoration, all mechanical, engine, brakes, etc, ruby red/tan, less than 600 miles since restoration. E-mail: appleshredders @aol.com $22,500 obo. 251-344-5062. AL 1963 356B T6, #119864, silver/red int, new paint orig, 1-owner car, complete, needs work, engine not running. $4,800. Peter, 860-824-1247. CT 1964 356C, coupe, very original car, sitting in storage for a long time, needs restoration. $4,500. Gullwing Motor Cars Inc, 718-5450500. NY UDE INTERNET POSTING! only $15 per month. 1965 356 SC, coupe, #218805, the Original Outlaw 356, red/ black interior, designed and built by Don Emory, steel 911 Turbo flares and front spoiler, Carrera rear valance, rare 911 RSR polished wheels, engine, trans, brakes rebuilt, e-mail: alcar@acronetnet $24,500. 262-694-5554. WI 1965 C, ruby red, tan interior, mechanics excellent, body beautiful, CA car, no rust, new $5,000 paint, physician maintained for 35 years, luggage rack and car cover. $18,500 firm. Jim, 518-587-7880. NY 1970 911E, family owned since new, great paint, good interior, maroon/black, super driver, runs beautifully, Weber conversion, top end rebuilt, meticulous service, 183,000 miles, hate to sell. E-mail: sandymorgan 1 @yahoo.com $18,000. 858-279-9931. CA 1971 911T, mint, 34K miles, Signal Orange/black; zero rust, modifications or paint work; books, records, tools, Kardex, PCA Preservation winner, parade 01. $26,500. 414-964-4974. WI 1972 911T Targa, Sport-o-matic, health considerations compel me to sell this 90% complete, frame-up restoration, 2.4 fuel injector, most parts replaced with new, engine, clutch, and transmission overhauled in CA, Recaro seats, stainless steel heat exchangers, etc, more than $20,000 invested. $6,500 401-295-3076. RI 1973 911S, coupe, 1 owner, original CA car, in excellent condition, sport seats, a/c, numbers match, no rust ever. $27,500. 866270-9778. CA GREAT VINTAGE RALLIES! Vermont& Q,ue6ec! jig& 7th annual FORZA MILLE V-12 September 28 to October 4, 2002 X:Var #/i/COaffe/1 5th annual TEXAS 1000 November 3 to 8,2002 A five day/1000 mile TSD rally through the historic and lovely Texas Hill Country, featuring a Concours on Alamo Plaza, river cruise to Marble Falls and incredible winding ranch roads. View beautiful canyons, rocky streams, live oaks, golden pastures and Victorian towns. Enjoy gracious Texas hospitality and fine dining, plus unique gifts and prizes. Open to any 1975 or earlier sports, nxing or GT car or any Ford performance car of any year (Jaguar, Aston, Panoz, Shelby, etc.). Presented by Ford Motor Company. $3995. per couple, all-inclusive. October, 2002  A gracious 1000 mile TSD rally starting at Stowe Mountain Resort in Stowe, Vermont, then heading north. Overnights at Manoir des Sables in Magog, Chateau Frontenac in Quebec, two nights at Fairmont Mount Tremblant before returning to Stowe. Time trials at Le Circuit Mt. Tremblant, winding roads in the Laurentian mountains, spectacular fall foliage, terrific dining and warm hospitality. Beautiful gifts and prizes! Open to any Ferrari, any Mercedes St. or any 12-cylinder car of any year. Presented by Mercedes-Benz USA. $4495. per couple, all-inclusive. MORE GREAT RALLIES FORZA AMEIJA: March 9-14, 2003 NEW ENGLAND 1000: May 18-23, 2003 To enter or be added to our mailing list: VINTAGE RALLIES, INC. 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American Car Profile 1930 Duesenberg Model J Convertible Victoria Chassis number: 2300 Engine number: .1277 T he model J Duesenberg has long been regarded as the most outstanding example of design and engineering of the classic era. Introduced in 1929, trading was halted on the New York stock exchange for the announcement. At $8,500 for the chassis alone, it was by far the most expensive car in America. With coachwork, the delivered price of many Duesenbergs approached $20,000, a staggering sum at a time when a typical new family car cost around $500. Few would argue that the car's features did not support its price. Indeed, the Model J's specifications sound current today: 265 horsepower, double overhead camshafts, four valves per cylinder, power hydraulic brakes and, eventually, an optional supercharger. The new Duesenberg was tailor-made for the custom-body industry. It had the power and stance to carry imposing coachwork, and the style and grace of the factory sheet metal was ideally suited for the execution of elegant custom coachwork. One coachbuilder that crafted such beautiful Duesenberg bodies was the Paris-based firm of Hibbard & Darrin, founded by Americans Tom Hibbard and Howard "Dutch" Darrin in 1922. Hibbard & Darrin was one of the few coachbuilders to modify the Duesenberg hood sheet metal, and J277 is one of a handful of cars on which they modified the body side moulding to end in a delightful sweep spear. After a documented series of owners, noted collector Andrew Darling bought J277 in August 1970. Although complete and serviceable, the car's age was showing. In the early 1970s, Mr. Darling commissioned the premier restorer of the day, Beaver Colver, to undertake a full body-off restoration. It is a measure of the quality of this restoration that it has received only maintenance since, and remains in high-point condition today. The paint and chrome are still very good. The interior, while not damaged in any way, no longer looks fresh, and is perhaps the area of the car that would benefit most from attention. J277 is an original car, including engine, chassis and body. The car is well equipped, including twin taillamps, luggage rack, chrome wire wheels, twin cowl-mounted spotlights and a Pilot Ray driving light. In late 1996 the Darling collection was sold at auction and J277 was acquired by a dealer, who resold the car in December of 1997 to Otis Chandler for his vintage collection. A substantial col- Years produced Number produced Original list price  Chassis # Engine # Club Web site  Tune up/major service Distributor cap    Alternatives    Thomas 1 Hibbard and Howard "Dutch" Darrin were two exceptionally talented Americans with aflair for automotive design. Working out of their offices in Paris during the pinnacle of demand for fine custom coachwork, they provided distinctive and pleasing body designs to some of the most illustrious names in Europe and to Americans who lived part of the time in Europe, such as the original owner of this car In commissioning this body Mrs. Honore Palmer a Chicagoan who maintained a residence in Paris, received coachwork with some unique touches such as the quarter-window treatment in the Victoria top and the sweep spear at the beginning of the car 's hood. This is also one of the Hibbard & Darrin bodies featuring their innovative "Silentlyte" construction, which virtually did away with traditional wooden framing in favor of lighter-weight aluminum castings to support the sheet metal. And while the odometer showed a little over 60,000 miles on the day it was auctioned, this Duesy appears to have led a fairly easy life in the hands of its previous owners. 1929-37 480 $8,500 (chassis only) $2,000 $600 Plate on ftrewall Flywheel housing Auburn Cord Duesenberg Club, 536 McClean Ave., Staten Island, NY 10305-3644 clubs.hemmings.com/clubsites/acdclub/ Mercedes 540K, Bentley 8 Litre, Hispano-Suiza H6B lection of invoices from noted Duesenberg expert Randy Ema document the maintenance and care the car has received since joining the collection. J277 is certainly one of the period's most creative designs. Although it is a close-coupled convertible Victoria, its long-wheelbase chassis makes the car even more dramatic; it is simply stunning from any aspect. One of the few foreign-bodied American classics, and one ofjust twelve Duesenbergs by Hibbard & Dart-in, it represents an exceptional marriage of the pinnacle of American engineering with the epitome of French style. This car sold for $770,000, including buyer's premium, at RM's Meadow Brook Hall auction held in Rochester; Michigan, August 3, 2002. Lot #74 SN J340 Condition: 1 Sold at $671,000 SCM ID# 27263 1931 Duesenberg J Murphy Convertible  RM; Amelia Island, FL; March 9, 2002  Minnesota collector Andrew Darling commissioned the restoration of this car in the early '70s and its superior, show-ready condition today is a tribute to his meticulous stewardship, along with that of Otis Chandler, who consigned the car to RM. With a fully known provenance from the day Mrs. Palmer ordered the car to the day it was auctioned in August, the new owner could be confident that he was buying an absolutely "real" Duesenberg in all respects. This fact alone is an increasingly rare occurrence in today's classic car milieu, where rebodied cars with swapped engines and embellished histories hardly raise an eyebrow any more. With just the right number of shiny period accessories to complement the car 's lovely styling, this Model Duesenberg sold at a price that really is a borderline bargain. The quality of the restoration, the attractive, one-off appearance of the body, the no-excuses history of the car and the cost of purchasing and restoring a similar car from the frame up nowadays all argue that $770,000 was not an excessive amount to pay for a Duesenberg of this caliber—Dave Brownell (Historic data and photo courtesy of auction company)• Comparables 1929 Duesenberg J Brooks; Hershey, PA; October 6, 2000 Sold at $530,000 SCM ID# 24888 Murphy Convertible Roadster Lot #319, S/N 1147 Condition: 2

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American Car Classifieds ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! Regular classified only $15 per month. CADILLAC 1981 COUPE DEVILLE, 2-dr, pink/white leather, V6, 4.1, 252 ci, 4-bbl, automatic, pw, ps, pb, a/c, cassette, original owner, Mary Kay car, stored. 780-458-6255. CANADA AB CHEVROLET 1956 CORVETTE, VIN 2540, one of Nicky Chevrolet's race cars, log books, pictures, street driven, 327/350 hp, six point roll cage, 355.1 rear, very strong, ran warmup laps at Homestead Motor Speedway 2001, private owner, reduced price. $29,900. 305-235-2400. FL 1966 CORVETTE, convertible, silver/silver, 427/390, M-21 4-spd, 3:70 posi, power brakes, 2 tops, body-on restoration, original drivetrain, lost of documentation including orig P-o-P, that runs and drives excellent, will consider Corvette trades up or down. $52,900 neg. 302-234-7974 before 9pm. DE 1967 IMPALA SS, 327 engine, auto, Holley carb, duals, Rallye wheels, red inside and out, recently restored, owned since 1977 ready to show, owner's manual. $9,500 obo. 765-642-6439. IN 1967 CAMARO RS/SS, 350, 295 hp, auto, fully restored original, 56K miles, rare factory color, royal plum, white top, parchment in, a/c, pw, ps, pdb, tilt, folding rear seat, deluxe int, console gauge package. $20,500 firm. 734-458-8136. TX 1969 CAMARO SS, 2-dr hdtp, 396/350 hp, auto, ps, power disc brakes, fact air cond, buckets, console, gauge package, tilt wheel, numbers matching motor, exc ground-up restoration, LeMans blue, black int. $21,900. Bob, 507-289-8640. 507-269-3506. MN 1970 EL CAMINO SS, 396, loaded, pa, pb, air, tilt, SS wheels, cowl induction, buckets, console, auto, gray/black, gauges work, new chrome, engine detailed, #s match, garaged #2 show winner. $17,900. 502-549-0995. KY 1970 CORVETTE, T-top, 28K original miles, LS5, 454/390 4-spd, pw, ps, a/c, all numbers match, beautiful classic white with black interior, all original, trades considered. 609-926-4645. 609-645-9445. NJ 1973 CAMARO Z/28 RS, 8,700 original miles, never restored or altered, original paint, underhood decals and tags, 100% matching numbers, always garaged, A-28 350 Turbo 400, a/c, 342 posi, F-41 suspension, front and rear spoilers, smog system. $24,500. 215-364-4991. PA DODGE 1968 CHARGER, R/T, second owner, all original, barn kept, 440 Magnum engine, 727 auto, console, all numbers match, has never been hit, plus extra hood and doors, s/n SX29L8B416054, 140 miles. $8,900. 908-475-4258. NJ 1970 CHALLENGER, R/T convertible, 440 hp, auto, Plum Crazy, black interior, top, numbers match, magazine feature car, just complete rotisserie restoration, over $97,000 in receipts, car is perfect. Six Pack or Hemi trades welcome. $75,000. Bill, 23 1-8983660 day. 231-898-4495 eve. MI 1970 SUPER BEE, 440 Six Pack, 4-spd, Dana 354, N96 fresh air hood, all matching numbers and all original panels, 3 broadcast sheets, dark green metallic, white vinyl top, excellent original rust-free car with 1 repaint. $30,000 WM2VOG Mike, 914-332-5522. NY October, 2002  1972 DEMON, 91K, 4-spd, posi, ps, pdb, 100% original, all dealer paper work, build sheet, tags, matching numbers, original paint, runs and drives, undercarriage solid, needs restoration. $5,250 neg. 973-7646416. NJ FORD 1964 MUSTANG, fantastic condition, 1st year offered, 289 engine, rebuilt transmission, original pony interior, Rally-Pac, red over red interior, white power top, the list goes on and on, runs great and ready to go. rhamrick@dbl.com $14,000 obo. Rusty, 310-993-8536. CA 1965 MUSTANG, coupe, K-code 289, restored, matching #s, 4-speed, ivy green, clean, runs great, stored. $17,500. 330719-9440. OH 1966 MUSTANG, K-code convertible, candy red/red, rare documented automatic, GT options: pony, Rally-Pac, console, wood wheel, styled steel wheels, 4 seat belts, white top, meticulous rotisserie restoration, 37,000 original miles, detailed undercarriage, $37,500. 714-848-9255. 714721-3547. CA 1970 MUSTANG, Boss 302, VIN OF02GXXX, restored, candy apple, black, many new parts installed. $22,000. Richard Spain, 217-429-1834. IL MERCURY 1966 CYCLONE GT, convertible, 390, 4speed, one of 604, red with black interior, numbers matching, power top, runs and drives great, needs restoration. mdswany @smig.net 507-477-3396. MN OLDSMOBILE 1970 442, pace car, 44,000 original documented miles as well as documentation that this car was at Indy, a very solid #1 car. $42,000 obo. Larry, 508-778-6527. MA PLYMOUTH 1969 ROADRUNNER, Hemi convertible, meticulous rotisserie restoration of rust-free documented original, 4-speed, 1 of 4 made, numbers matching, 4.10 Dana, Super TracPac, F5 limelight metallic, black top and interior, bucket seats, pdb, air grabber, tachometer, AM 8-track $250,000. Dave, 810326-1969. MI 1971 'CUDA, original red, shaker, billboard car, I have the broadcast sheet, VIN BS23H1B358709, options include colorkeyed grille, roadlamps, 15" wheels, S74 quick ratio steering box, ps, pdb, front & rear sway bars, Rally dash, black vinyl int, 340 engine. $15,000. 641-816-3875 weekends. IA 1975 DUSTER, only 7,400 actual miles, always garaged, never wrecked, unmolested, showroom condition, 6-cyl, a/c, ps, dark green, all factory paint and markings. $9,500. Denny, 419-423-7400 day. 419 4236683 eve. OH PONTIAC 1966 GTO, convertible, triple black, 4speed, tri-power, Milt Schornack rebuilt SX Bobcat, very rare, completely restored, documented. $31,500. Craig, 202-3618839. DC 1967 GTO, 2-dr hardtop, gold w/matching gold interior, 4-spd, 3:73 posi, buckets, console, stunning, unrestored and in exc condition, PHS documented, all numbers matching. $19,500. 231-882-0426. MI• Vintage Race Car Classifieds ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCL UDE INTERNET POSTING! Regular classified only $15 per month. 1949 HEALEY, Silverstone, very fast, strong engine, rebuilt gearbox and steering, new tires/brakes, body like new, matching numbers, Mille Miglia eligible, spare engine included. 239-261-9266. Fax 239-261-4522. FL 1955 AUSTIN-HEALEY, 100M, vintage raced since 1971, Isky cam, J&E pistons, 12 to 1 compression, gas flowed head, 4spd o/d, 3.9 rear locked, 60-spoke wires, cell and fire system, Guldstrand seat, new Dunlops, 5-point roll bar. $25,000. 937-7439259 after 8 pm. OH 1956 KIEFT, sports racer, alloy body, needs total restoration, very rare car, can qualify for Mille Miglia, LeMans retro and any vintage race group. $9,500. 618-222-1122. IL 1957 DEVIN, wide-bodied Special, beautiful lines, undisputably fastest sports racer of 1950s era, turnkey and all fresh mechanicals, 283 or 327 SBC, extremely reliable, multiple Concours winner. $200,000. Jahimiak, 608-788-8678. WI 1959 LOTUS, Formula Junior 18, front discs, Hewland, Ford, Cosworth, Class J, this machine has never lost a race in 9 years, fresh motor plus spare, fresh Taylor gearbox, logbooks, vintage, ready to win. $32,000. 941-485-0080. FL 1960 SAAB 93, vintage raced since 1988, GT engine, Sonett alloys, room full of spares. Car is in Florida. $4,500. R Cook, 607-535-2054. NY 1960 MGA, roadster, project car, tube chassis, built for BBC, needs finishing, call for info. Al Keller, 330-877-9189. OH 1961 LOTUS, Formula Junior 20, 1962 Sebring winner, Team Rosebud, zero time, Ivey engine, nicer than new, great history, Monterey and professional, etc, completely restored. Trailer available. $38,500. Jay, 805565-1336. CA 1964 BUICK, 425 Super Wildcat package, dual 4s, 4-spd, console, buckets, tachometer, ps, pb, road wheels, positrac, runs and drives great, easy restoration on this rare car. $14,500. Jim Wicks, 918-256-7121. OK 1965 CHEVROLET, Bel Air, factory muscle car, 396, 425 hp, 4-speed, posi, very rare, limited number made, frame-off, will trade up or down. $30,000 obo. Frank, 707746-1883. CA 1970 PALLISER, FB, MWE Lotus Twin Cam, specs available, FT 200 with spare ratios, 2 sets wheels, fast and reliable, ok for big and tall drivers, delivery eastern USA. $32,500 US. 705-324-1992. CANADA ON 1972 LOLA, T-242 FB roller, in need of restoration, 701 bare block, bare Hart big valve head, FT-200 with new adapter, new 45 dcoes, timing chest. milspec@brainerd.net $18,000 firm. 218-828-8134. MN 1972 MARCH, 722, new ally, 2-litre BD, dyno time only, rebuilt FT200, too much to list, ready to assemble. f2march722 @aol.com $30,000. 503-663-5789. OR• Vintage Rally Calendar OCTOBER London-Lisbon Classic Rally, 5-14. Starting from London's historic Hampton Court Palace, spend 12 days driving the roads of France, Spain and Portugal. For more information, contact Historic Endurance Rallying Organization, phone 01144 1886 833505, fax 011 44 1886 833144. (UK) The London to Athens World Cup Rally, 5-17. New enlarged category for classics, sponsored by Holden Vintage and Classics, with the World Cup Trophy for cars up to 1400-cc (of any age) and a route that takes in sections from the Monte, the Alpine, the Liege Sofia Liege, and the Acropolis. This is the event for drivers who enjoy a competitive drive. E-mail: rally@btintemet.com, fax: 011 44 1235 851292. (UK) NOVEMBER Texas 1000, 3-8. Pre-1975 sports, racing or GT cars, or any Ford-powered (interpreted to be Aston Martin, Jaguar, Panoz, Talbot, Saleen, SVT, and Cobra CSX 4000, among others) sports car of any year. Presented by Ford Motor Company. Contact Rich and Jean Taylor, 800/645-6069; vintagerallies.com . (CT) 2002 Tour de Espana Classic, 6-10. Travel from Granada to Valencia with 90 other classic car teams from around the world. Touring, grand touring and sports cars built from 1946-75 will be accepted, and participants can either run in the competition or sports categories. Sponsored by Alfa Romeo. +33 (0)1, fax +33 (0)1 (SPAIN) DECEMBER LE JOG, 7-10. Back after a one-year break. Two events in one—a sporting reliability trial and a non-competitive touring trial—will take drivers from Land's End to John O'Groats. Fax +44 (0)1886 833144. (ENGLAND) FEBRUARY 2003 HERO Holland Winter Trial, 9-13. Bart Rietbergen's rally to Monte Carlo. Fax +44 (0)1886833144. (ENGLAND) MARCH 2003 Arctic Winter Trial Historic Regularity Rally, 3-17. Classic cars up to 1982 are accepted. The event starts in Gothenburg, Sweden, and finishes in Helsinki, covering 3,125 miles. Fax +44 (0)1886 833144. (ENGLAND) Forza Amelia, 9-14. 1975 or earlier sports, racing or GT cars, any Ferrari, any 12-cylinder car. Presented by Mercedes-Benz USA. Contact: Rich and Jean Taylor, 800/645-6069; www.vintagerallies.com. (CT)• 63

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Legal Files / Alex Leventhal I Love It When You Smack Me ecently I have heard from several individuals who have been involved in what appeared to be exceedingly minor accidents that have turned into expensive ordeals. In each of these cases the other driver has, in hindsight, appeared to be a professional fender-bender, a person who makes his or her living, or at least supplements his income, by being involved in automobile accidents. Here's the most egregious incident. A fellow driving a twin turbo Porsche 996 had an economy car pass him on the right, pull in front of him, and then stop unexpectedly and hurriedly. Caught unaware, the Porsche driver hit the hatchback, but not hard enough to damage the Porsche any further than a scratch in the bumper cover. The economy car too, had some scratches—perhaps new, perhaps not—but no further damage. At the scene of the accident, both parties agreed that no harm was done and went on their way, incident closed. Or so the Porsche driver thought, until the police arrested him that night for leaving the scene of an injury accident and assault. It seems that the driver of the econobox had driven herself to the hospital claiming grievous injury. Furthermore, she told the police that the Porsche had hit her vehicle from behind, that the driver had then assaulted her physically and fled, leaving her injured and with no choice but to drive herself to the hospital for treatment since she had no cell phone. The woman, upon examination at the hospital, was badly bruised and her car was badly damaged from a rear impact. If we believe the Porsche owner's version of the accident (which, in this case, I am inclined to do), it's hard to say what really happened with the other car and driver. Did the woman have another accident after the first one and decide to pin it on the Porsche driver as a result of a perceived deeper pocket? Or was it premeditated, and she sought out an expensive car to have an accident with on purpose, and then Factory installed bullseye standard - rushed home where a co-conspirator inflicted her injuries and further damaged her vehicle? In either case, the Porsche driver is in a tough spot. The local constabulary has taken a liking to the poor injured woman, and evidently wants to see the "rich bastard" get what he deserves. The small town police have further stated that the woman's story seems credible, and as such they do not see any reason to spend the money to have a forensic scientist determine whether the Porsche was, in fact, the vehicle that caused Look Up 30,000 Auction Results Online With SCM GOLD! Upgrade Your Subscription SP0FAS Cer KVA. Matjt.ne tone Po. Sample SCM GOLD Database Page k qtc.,...,ofiakigiorp- gm ' See • Ga.1.0 Sen. 4.0. Pecon Lars SCM GOLD Benefits include: Collector Car Database - unlimited, password-protected access to the Internet-based SCM archives, searchable by marque, year, serial number, SCM ID number and price. Over 30,000 cars listed, many with photos, and thousands more scheduled to be added each month. Available ONLY through SCM GOLD! Hot News - frequent e-mail updates on significant happenings and breaking news in the collector car world, with auction results, last-minute consignments and first notice of desirable cars being brought to market. SCM Forums and Events - priority-listing and preferential treatment for SCM events, including Insider's Auction Tours, Buyer's Assistance Program, Collector Car Seminars and SCM tours. You can get all of this incredible value for only $40 a year for subscribers, $60 for nonsubscribers! Sign up today online at 64 Vehiele"Oatme SG1.1 unit P.-. 0.... SG 2.53 SuNente SG. Orem a P.c. G.. Gal 00. WY Goie ACQNS coal. Us Ppeemer111.10111.•.• P 0 .10121 ON INN We. vii 111 'll.U"'". Pe.. ORM. ps.atsales 000004230ANt  Wrier 100.1 eeA A. eon. .111 Oils Iteletbee et upreengetl 0.11Peet Peledue  Oeett•Ceellee a MA. Ilemergemotert  Am.. Owe Immell  eambehe 1=41.. on MEM .01. War OMM•OF IMF moss Ihnt F.plee WPM M se eastvg.ea A Wallop U.N.. aim. MMUS MOM. •FO .•lhe .001116 ACM.. late 0/0 0,000,0 5010011 NM, AO...ft MON 7300 mote IA. IWO IP.. PPO 141.1110.04. ft.. Cm.. S2 MO ete Gooey Va. ID 0005 rue o 2/0. en 101.... se. new awe 5.1 *mere Oeto 010.200 0.. ST,  MOM F. FL U6A. P Aorta. Pm. Due 0, Somet Gat MAO YON. Fdt Imo .0.1 114. pow. ow Monteamor Tereteleke Witer MN. mead. tem. ege......• MIX Q.1.11•NS lemeent ewe.. Ames Mem Ambit wite....ereseraeos Nei Owe feelmese elte.....et Pm. At wee er Nei Nailed Amloon Res. 0 ,..,z. ii Sports Car Market

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the damage to the econobox, particularly, they say, since the Porsche driver admits to having the accident. The woman, for her part, has offered to drop the charges and not bring a lawsuit, in return for a cash settlement. What does the driver do? Well, assuming he is unwilling to pay the "settlement" (read blackmail), he and his insurer will need to spend a lot of money defending against both criminal charges and a civil lawsuit, including an expert's time to document the impossibility of the injuries and damages from the accident in question, and to educate the police and district attorneys accordingly. This will be an uphill battle in the community in question, which has a large amount of animosity between the haves and the have-nots. In short, the Porsche driver's situation is not an enviable one, and he has a long battle ahead of him to correct it. There is not space in this article to outline all that the hapless Porsche owner will need to do to extricate himself from his terrible situation. As so often happens in our justice system, if you are involved in a lawsuit (or are arrested on criminal charges) you have already lost. Very often the ultimate legal victory does not begin to compensate for the damage done by, or the cost of, litigation. It is much more valuable to outline some simple steps that readers can take if they find themselves in a similar situation. The first rule seems like a time-wasting annoyance at first glance but, as the above example expounds, it is absolutely critical: Always call the police and wait for them, whenever you have an accident, even if no damage is done, and even if the other party does not want to. In the case of a minor accident, you will feel silly, the other party will be annoyed, and the officers on the scene will probably act as if you are wasting their time, but it is imperative. The consequences of not waiting for an officer can be much worse than your waste of time. Make sure the officers examine both vehicles, and get them to put the level of damage and lack of injuries in their notes or report. The second rule is to keep a cheap disposable camera in every vehicle that you own. In the event of an accident, while you are waiting for the police, use the camera to photograph all four sides of both vehicles, the accident scene and, if possible (discreetly), the driver and passengers of any other vehicle(s) involved. This will be of great use if anyone later claims that the damages are greater than they actually were. Finally, follow all the other common sense rules that your insurance company tells you: never admit fault, and try to take notes so you can remember the statements of all the other parties, driver(s) and passenger(s). Driving an expensive sports or luxury car may mark you as someone with good automotive taste, but it also puts you in the position of being a highly visible target for an intentional accident. By following the simple rules outlined above, you will have gone a long way towards minimizing the chances of someone attempting to take advantage of you. Alexander Leventhal is a car collector and attorney in New York. His comments here are general in nature, and are not a substitute for consultation with an attorney.• Next Month's Profiles: 1967 Shelby Mustang Competition Coupe $126,250, Bonhams/Quail Lodge 1959 Ferrari 250 LWB California Spyder $1,217,500, Christie's/Pebble Beach 1962 Fiat Jolly 600 Beach Car $21,160, Bonhams/Quail Lodge 1995 Rolls-Royce Flying Spur LWB Sedan $37,100, Kruse/Mandalay Bay 1986 Porsche 928 Factory Four-Door Sedan $44,000, RM/Monterey October, 2002  65

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Affordable Classics 1964 Pontiac Tempest LeMans GTO Convertible p ontiac's Tempest went through a major transition in 1964. No longer a shirttail relative of the Chevrolet Corvair, it was fattened up and marketed as a family car. The "sporty" LeMans model featured standard bucket seats and unique trim moldings, but had the same engine combinations as all other Tempests. To enhance their image, the product development folks at Pontiac Motor Division wanted to install the 389-c.i. V8 from their full-size cars into the LeMans. However, GM had a corporate edict that imposed a maximum engine size for a car of no more than one cubic inch for every ten pounds of weight. The heaviest Tempest crossed the scales at 3,260 pounds, so the 326-c.i. V8 was the largest allowed. To sidestep this, Pontiac's engineers simply let the corporate brass approve the LeMans with the 326 engine in the fall of 1963. Since approval was only required on new models, the 389 engine was added as a $295 option package shortly after introduction, and named the GTO. Besides the 389 engine, it added special exterior and interior badging, simulated engineturned dashboard and glovebox facings, and simulated hood air vents. Thus the age of the muscle car was born. The 389 GTO used high-compression heads from Pontiac's 421 HO engine, and was fed by either a single four-barrel carburetor (325 horsepower) or triple two-barrel induction (348 horsepower). While a three-on-the-tree manual transmission was standard, four-speeds and the Hydra-Matic were popular options. The car turned 15-second quarter-mile runs at 91 miles per hour, and had an alleged top speed of 122 miles per hour. Even with substandard brakes, the GTO's high power - weight ratio and affordable price gave it widespread appeal. In 1964 32,450 of all body styles were sold. The majority were driven hard when new, and have not often had pampered lives since. Cars with any type of story or numbers mismatch to them, while possibly making interesting drivers, should in no way be looked upon as a safe investment. Verifiable original cars, on the other hand, have nowhere to go in value except up. GTOs are a cultural icon for the early '60s (helped in no small part by Pontiac's own PR department), and convertibles have recently sold at auction for as much as $35,000. Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine #  Club  Alternatives  Web site  66 1964-71 (convertibles) 6,644 (1964 convertibles) $3,081 $18,000-$28,000 $125 $12 Driver's A-pillar Right front of block Pontiac/Oakland Club International, P.O. Box 9569, Bradenton, FL 34205 www.poci.org 1965-67 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396, Buick Skylark, Plymouth GTX EVOLUTION AIRFLOW SYSTEM toTurn it on, wind it up, blow it out... A word of warning, though. Created almost as a covert operation, the 1964 GTO is not difficult to fake. If there has ever been a car that exemplifies the saying "there are more red convertibles in existence now than were originally built," it's the GTO. All the GTO-specific trim pieces are readily available from aftermarket catalogs, so someone with a GTO-specification block (1964-66 was one of the few times that Pontiac didn't serialize their engines), heads and an eight-cylinder LeMans body could build a very convincing fakey-doo.— B. Mitchell Carlson• The Best Just Got Better! The most advanced vehicle storage system in the world - as used and endorsed by Rolls Royce & Bentley, Aston Martin Lagonda, The Jaguar and Daimler Heritage Trust, Porsche Club of Great Britain, Ford Motorsport and thousands of others worldwide! Low running costs make the Evolution Carcoon suitable for long or short term storage, and continuous filtered airflow keeps your vehicle dry, even in damp environments. Protects against accidental scratches and dents, and reduces dust build-up. Show off your pride and joy, don't cover it - Carcoon it! Indoor and outdoor models available. 10804 Roark Road Houston, TX 77099 800/854-6087 281/568-9573 www.carcoon.com r= =i1L Sports Car Market

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Bike Buys / Bengt Halvorson 1111 1971 Harley-Davidson FX 1200 Super Glide ith a bike-customization craze blossoming out of the "Easy Rider" anti-establishment mood of the late '60s, it was a nobrainer for Harley-Davidson to exploit the situation. To replicate the rakedback, chopper look that owners and back-alley aftermarket shops had been creating throughout the '60s, Willie G. Davidson and his team mated the front end of the XLH Sportster with the heavy-duty frame and powertrain (including the newer 60-horsepower Shovelhead engine) of the FLH. They then added a fiberglass, boattailstyle mudguard with stepped seat, creating a "sport cruiser" that had a different look than anything the company had ever produced. Despite the sales success of the Super Glide, the early '70s was truly a dark era for HarleyDavidson. Owner AMF was making frequent changes to the company's operations to boost production and profitability, production locations had been switched around, and H-D's survival was uncertain. To say the very least, there were some quality control problems. "The worst of all was when a new bike arrived at my shop without an alternator. It got so bad that I would follow a tech out for a 25-mile test drive with each bike to see what was missing or not yet properly adjusted," mused a former Harley Specialized in 'tail= car parts Jr pre-war car parts. VIA Harley's response to Captain America. dealer from that period. The good news is that most of these issues were sorted out on Super Glides when they were nearly new, so you won't have to deal with them on a 30-year-old bike. Nevertheless, there are a few common problems. The transmission can jam in low gear, sometimes requiring a complete teardown to repair. The brakes are especially weak and fast-wearing. On the plus side, the electrical system is actually quite reliable and trouble-free compared to other bikes of the time, and the Shovelheadera engines have proven durable. Most Super Glides have by now been customized to varied degrees. With many different "far-out" color schemes and official accessories, it's often difficult to figure out how these bikes were delivered. Having the original fac- tory paperwork is about the only way to assure the pedigree (and justify a high-end price). Though it isn't completely devoid of sporting pretenses, the Super Glide is most in its element cruising along an empty stretch of twolane, just as in "Easy Rider." The engine has so much low-rev torque that running through the gears seems pointless. Just sit back, enjoy the sound of the bellowing engine, and take in the scenery as you make your statement of individuality and the open road. • Years produced  Colors  Transmission  Weight  Price new  Value today  1971-80 Number produced  Engine  Many combinations; first year mostly white with red and blue 4,700 [1971] 1207-cc, air-cooled V-twin four-speed 590 lbs. Cost of full service/tune  Engine #  approx. $3,295 $11,000 $425 Perfect Super Glide owner  Fun to ride  Left front side of crankcase Sturgis attendee Rating: ***** is best Ease of maintenance  Appreciation potential  who yearns to be "Born to Be Wild" a few weekends a year tr* tri,c151( tr*** USAPPRAISAL MONTHLY MYSTERY PHOTO Response Deadline October 25, 2002 Ferrari Maserati Lancia Fiat  Fax: +31(0)172-240536 E-mail: infoetalparts.com www.Italparts.com Alphen aid Rijn-Holland SEE WHAT WE DO Restore your car—better than new! Sleeve and rebuild brakes: master, wheel, calipers, servo, slave, clutch cylinders and boosters, reline shoes • Lifetime Warranty • Quick Service White Post Restorations One Old Car Drive • P.O. Drawer D, White Post, VA 22663 (540)837 - 1140 • www.whitepost.com October, 2002 67 Our photo, your caption. Be the author of the most accurate, most creative or most provocative response and receive a genuine, highly desirable, sure-to-be-collectible-someday 1/18 scale collector car model courtesy of USAppraisal. Ties will be arbitrarily and capriciously decided. Fax your response to 503/253-2234. e-mail: copyed@sportscarmarket.com; snailmail: Mystery, P.O. Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292. borghini

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Ratings: 1:rif is Best. Two copies of books, videos, CDs, etc. must be furnished for review Please send both copies to SCM, PO. Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292. Author:  Web site:  ISBN:  Size:  Rating:  Price:  Publisher:  Phone:  Porsche 944 Brian Long Veloce Publishing 011 44 01305 260068 www.veloce.co.uk 1-903706-02-5 81/2x101/2 inches, hardbound. 192 pages. $49.95 Potential 944 owners  -13- Those who think the only real Porsches have air-cooled, rearmounted engines ** The 944 is a very competent car, and just because it isn't collectible doesn't mean it isn't worth owning. Brian Long has done a fine job of chronicling the development of these highperformance machines. Corvette from the Inside Author:  Publisher:  Phone:  ISBN:  Size:  Price:  Rating:  Dave McLellan Robert Bentley 800/423-4595 0-8376-0859-7 8x9 inches, hardbound 292 pages. $39.95 Corvette enthusiasts Casual enthusiasts Ilrthl- er This book, written by Corvette's chief engineer from 1975 to 1992, offers a unique "inside view" of the convoluted process required to put a vehicle into production. In that respect, it transcends single-model interests and is recommended reading for every serious student of the automobile. Dave McLellan replaced Zora ArkusDuntov, and this narrative details how ArkusDuntov struggled to make the Corvette a dynamic sports car instead of a static platform for Bill That's right, high performance. Unlike the 356, 914 and 924 models, the 944 could really hang with the 911 on the track or on the autobahn. Especially in turbo guise, the 944 delivered true Porsche-level performance. It had a completely new four-cylinder engine that displaced 2.5 liters and bore a great family resemblance to one-half of the superlative 928 engine. Brian Long does an excellent job explaining how Porsche continued to develop the 944 series, including turbocharging. The 944 also left behind the uninspired lines of the 924, having a more aggressive body, taken from the 924 Carrera GTS. How well did it all work? Road & Track positively gushed over the 944 Turbo in an unusual comparison test of the entire Porsche line that included the 944, 944 Turbo, 911 Cabriolet, 911 Turbo and 928S. They found the 944 Turbo to have the highest top speed, second lowest fuel consumption and the best skidpad numbers. This book includes a wealth of excellent factory photos in both black-and-white and color, and useful appendices, one of which shows a total series production for all 944 models of more than 173,000 cars. There is also a brief chapter on buying a used 944, which offers helpful tips on common trouble areas.—Jim Schrager 68  Mitchell's styling exercises. This book is fascinating reading on a number of levels. First, there's the story of how a model, rushed into production with more faults than virtues, was refined to become America's premier sports car. There's the struggle to maintain a performance image in the face of an incremental series of performance-limiting federal regulations. There's the interplay between strong executive personalities and the intrigues they fostered. And finally, there's a revealing look at a basically dysfunctional family called Chevrolet Motor Division, where engineering and marketing waged perpetual holy war on each other. In addition to providing a complete chronology of the Corvette's development, the author also explains the challenges standing between a designer and his dream car. Chapters on chassis dynamics and engine management systems help the reader appreciate the complexities of modem automotive engineering. These tutorials are written at a level that will engage neophytes and instruct even the most avid car buffs. The final chapters of the book analyze the technical maturation of the Corvette and act as a basis for the tantalizing look at future prospects, given in the last chapter. Typically, engineers are lousy writers; McLellan is a noteworthy exception. More than a good writer, he's also a fine artist, and his portraits of automotive luminaries appear throughout the book. Only one person could have written the story of the modern Corvette with such authority. Enthusiasts everywhere should be thankful that Dave McLellan took the time to do so.—Pat Braden Modern Sports and GT Cars Under $20K Author:  Web site:  ISBN:  Size:  Price:  Rating:  Publisher: Phone:  Matt Stone MBI Publishing Company 800/826-6600 www.motorbooks.com 0-7603-0899-3 91/2 x 71/2 inches, paperback. 160 pages. $17.95 Lookingfor a modern sports car in all the right places 13Fans of side curtains a 11-11-13- Matt Stone's Modern Sports and GT Cars Under $20K is a useful tool for those buyers who are looking to purchase a fun car without putting a major dent in their budget. The book dedicates four to six pages of coverage to each of 28 different cars manufactured since 1990. History, driving experiences and typical Buyer's Guide hints compose the bulk of each chapter. A sidebar outlining the pros and cons of the models makes the book easy to browse through, and a report card—with 19 different categories, including reliability, club support and market availability—offers a wellrounded and standardized way to evaluate the cars. A number of pictures accompany each selection. This entertaining book would have been even better if an appendix containing head-tohead graphs of some of the data had been included. As it stands, to find out which car has the best acceleration, you have to thumb through all 28 chapters. Stone writes about some very competent cars, including the BMW M3, the Toyota Supra Turbo, the 199296 Corvette, the Nissan 300ZX Turbo, and the Mazda Miata, all of which provide impressive perfor- mance and a sports car look and feel, while fitting nicely under the $20k ceiling. On the other hand, some of the cars are simply boring. The Ford Probe GT may cost less than $20,000, and it very well may be modem, but it hardly merits four pages of attention. Similarly, the Nissan Sentra SE-R and Dodge Neon R/T are cheap and have decent performance, but aren't really sports or GT cars. Modern cars are better performers in nearly every way than the fabled sports cars of the '50s and '60s. So, if you're ready to leave behind the world of side curtains, mechanical fickleness and a complete absence of safety features, this book is a good guide to what children today probably think are "real sports cars," instead of Dad's old twoseater that always seems to be at the shop.— Brian Rabold Sports Car Market

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P AC otobili by Carl Bomstead How High Is Up? Object: 6-foot Washington Chief Gasoline porcelain sign Auction: Iowa Gas Auction; Des Moines, Iowa; August 3, 2002 Estimate: None given Sale Price: $12,700, including buyer's premium uality porcelain signs in good condition with desirable images— such as Native Americans or airplanes—and multiple colors are just coming into their own. However, given what comparable Country Store advertising pieces have been bringing for years, I believe gas, oil and automotive advertising still have a long way to go before they are fully valued. A Washington Chief Gasoline sign was offered at the auction that followed the Iowa Gas Bash, and it pulled $12,700, a price far beyond expectation. Big sign makes large price. Washington Chief was one of the brands of the Wasatch Oil Company that originated in Salt Lake City, Utah. The company also operated under the Idaho Chief, Oregon Chief, and Montana Chief brands and was bought out by Phillips 66 in 1947. Large signs—this one is six feet in diameter—historically have been a hard sell. Recently, though, as more collectors are building large display buildings, they have become more sought after. About six months ago a set of all four Chief Gasoline signs sold for what was then thought to be a remarkable $24,000. As a result of this earlier private sale, most attendees expected the single sign offered here to bring around $6,000. The price of $12,700 was an indication new collectors are entering the market, and they are prepared to pay top dollar to get what they want. For instance, the buyers in both the Indian Chief transactions have been collecting signs for only a few years; the fellow who bought the four Chief signs has taken some heat from us old-timers for paying too much. However, four times $12,700 compared to $24,000 makes him look like a pretty smart guy. Note: An independent firm that normally focuses on farm-related events conducted this auction. Once you get used to the auctioneers' midwestern pronunciations, this sale is rather entertaining. What is most frustrating, however, is that the items are not cataloged or numbered, so you have no idea when anything will come up for sale. If you step out for a break, the piece you are chasing may cross the block in your absence, possibly making your whole trip in vain. But this is typical of the way the Iowa Gas Bash (www.iowa gas.com) is being run. At one time the premier event of its type in the country, it has been badly mismanaged the last few years, to the point where many of the main players in the field are now passing it up. With the proliferation of desirable items available on the Internet, landbased events that hope to succeed must offer increasing user-friendliness and organization. Those organizers who think their events have been successful because of their involvement, when in fact it is in spite of it, are finding themselves on a slippery downward slope from which it is difficult to escape.• October, 2002  You May Be Looking At A Frisk Pig! Might Some Professional Advice Help? Take Advantage of Our Many Years' Experience Restoring & Marketing Collectible Automobiles The professionals from Automotive Restorations Inc. and Vintage Racing Services Inc. are at many major auctions and events. If you are thinking of purchasing a car privately, or at auction, we may be able to help you make a more educated decision. Do you need some advice, a curbside evaluation, or a simple market overview? We would be happy to provide these services. We are only a phone call away. You may call in advance to arrange a pre-auction inspection, or call on the spot. We will do our best to accommodate your schedule. We can help you with appraisals, financing, transportation, and shipping.  For Information, Call 203-913-7480 ARI & VRS Offer You The Complete Solution For Details On Our Extraordinary Range Of Services, Including Our Current Inventory Of Cars For Sale Call For Free Brochures, Or Visit Our Websites Viietaye kezeimg 7 " Set/lees bee. AUTOMOTIVE RESTORATIONS INC. vintageracingservices.com automotiverestorations.com 1785 Barnum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614 tel: 203 377-6745 • fax: 203 386-0486 info@automotiverestorations.com 69

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Twenty Year Picture Mini-Muscle $16,000 $14,000 $12,000 $10,000 $8,000 $6,000 $4,000 $2,000 $ 0 1984 1983  (Prices for cars in excellent condition. Additional data compiled from SCM archives.) • • • CLIENTELE FROM COAST TO COAST Niles, Michigan The ultimate in Four Wheel DRIVE-ing Half-Assed It's the automotive equivalent of the "glass half full or half empty test," a critical test in the choosing of potential restoration candidates. A true enthusiast will always say, "It's at least half there...so it's perfect!"—Ryan Greenblatt, Huntingdon, PA 1-888-BEST-4WD or visit us at www.greatlakeshummer.com Premiering 2002 The HP! To Reserve one of the FIRST H2s Please Call Kirk Kenaga at 1-888-237-8493 or E-mail kirkk@greatlakeshummercorn a A Classic Doesn't Have To Be Old a 70 A muscular cab, with hints of tar and tobacco and a deep garnet color. Somewhat unbalanced with a lack of body. Long smoky finish. 76 points. — Mike Kraynak, Morristown, NJ Bruce hated breaking in new delivery guys. No matter how many times he warned them, "rust, wrap, deliver," they always thought they could save time by putting the rust directly in the truck. This is what invariably happened!— Mike Del Tergo, Portland, ME 1985  1986 1987  1988 1989  1990 1991  1992 1993  1994 1995  1996 1997 1998 1999 2000  2001 1962-65 Ford Falcon Futura Sprint cony. 1965-69 Chevrolet Corvair Monza/Corsa cony. 1963-67 Dodge Dart CT cony. 2002 This monthly value guide is provided courtesy of Cars of Particular Interest. CPI is the pocket guide most often used by credit unions and banks when dealing with loan values of collectible domestic and imported cars. Ph: 888/760-2667• Mystery Photo Answers A half assed truck for a half assed driver.— Jeff Hepner, Houston, PA - - Rusty hopes to sell his tail dragger and start a new life in Alaska as a bush pilot.—Bill Alexander, Mission Woods, KS Every FBO (Aviation Operation) has at least one tail dragger lying around, but this is ridiculous. — John King, Libertyville, IL Half off all pickups, bed not included. Randy Zussman, Las Vegas, NV "Damn, Rusty, that was close!" Wilken, Newport Beach, CA cheap. Now we know why fares have gotten so L. Robert Lynn, Kewaskum, WI — 01' Rust learned to fly in a tail dragger, he flew tail draggers in the Navy, so this minor modification to his truck is totally logical.—Ed Pasini, Henderson, NV power. A clear case of putting the cart before the horseSteven Sperber, Woodland Hills, CA — And this month's winner of a 1/18th scale model from Dave Kinney's USAppraisal is Jeff Hepner, for his perceptive insight concerning the relationship between truck and owner.—Ed. Sports Car Market — — Kent

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Comments With Your Renewals Looking forward to another great year of reading about well-bought cars and fright pigs.—John Kesich, Sacramento, CA It just keeps getting better. An excellent magazine!—John Peak, Auburn, WA More stories of purchases and restorations gone awry. A wise man learns from others' mistakes.—Bob Ostlund, Saint Paul, MN More cars featured in Affordable Classics.— Graham Greene, Wilkesboro, NC More race cars if possible.—Dean Morris, San Diego, CA Keep covering the budget Italians—Alfa, Fiat, Maserati, Etceterini. Skip the motorcycles.—Eric van Nice, Laguna Miguel, CA Great magazine. Keep up the articles on the cars that are attainable for us mere mortals, ex- CA/449,4 • AUCTIONS .4) I I I I- Calendar of Events *Sun Valley, Idaho  Sun Valley Lodge  Salem, Oregon  Boise, Idaho  cept for Ferraris, of course—you can never get enough information on them.—Michael Nolan, Mission Viejo, CA Keep it like it is. Slow on the changes.— Glen Lanham, Marion, IN What other magazine can give you the vicarious thrill of buying a classic—or the sense ofschadenfreude at someone else getting a fright pig? Thanks for the fun!—Greg McKim and Stephanie Edwards, San Diego, CA Through the covers of SCM, you have really helped spread appreciation of automotive art. Thanks!—William Mihalic, Rochester, MI More auction results, fewer articles.— Hobbit, Inc., Fayetteville, NC Keep the comments as pithy as in the past. More on garage-type auctions. We all know the way to Christie's, we just don't have the million dollars.—C.J. Johns, Santa Teresa, NM My wife thinks I'm nuts when I get each new issue in the mail. She knows I'll be disappearing for a while. Thanks for such a great magazine. I didn't know you existed until I got Auto Week.—Paul Berry, Santa Maria, CA More Ferrari stuff, please.—Jim Maloun, Banning, CA I like the new design and layout of sections. Legal Files is a must. Perhaps other tales from the experiences of buyers and sellers to illustrate the pitfalls of our affliction. Rock on!— Paul Dart, Lafayette, CO And thanks to all of you for your thoughtful comments and renewals.—Keith Martin and Cindy Banzer• SILVER COLLECTOR CAR AUCTIONS 2020 N MONROE, SPOKANE, WA 99205 awl  1-800-255-4485 - www.SilverAuctions.com - mi Aug 31st-Sept 1st 250 cars September 14th Oregon State Fairgrounds 100 cars Spokane, Washington  Silver Auditorium  W. Idaho Fairgrounds  Portland, Oregon  Tacoma, Washington  Tacoma Dome  2003 **Fountain Hills, Arizona Fort McDowell Casino *Puyallup, Washington W. Wash. Fairgrounds **  January 10th 13th 500 cars - February 8k9th 200 cars With the Corvette & High Performance Auction * Premier Auction October, 2002 v -. '4" i'doo sold for $21,500 1936 Dodge Woody Wagon sold $36,250 71 Spokane, Washington  Silver Auditorium  Portland Expo Center  October 5th 100 cars October 26th 80 cars November 2nd 125 cars November 23rd 200 cars December 7th 100 cars 1965 Austin Healey Mark III sold for $21,500 Sun Valley 2002

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Resource Directory Advertise in the SCM Resource Directory. Call 503/261-7127 x202 for information, e-mail artdir@sportscarmarket. com . AUCTION COMPANIES Blackhawk Collection/"The Auction." 925/736-3444, fax 925/736-4375. 3600 Blackhawk Plaza Circle, Danville, CA 94506-3600. 421-6694, fax 480/421-6697. 3020 North Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251. email: info@barrett-jackson.com. Bonhams. 415/391-4000, fax 415/ 391-4040. 500 Sutter St., San Francisco, CA 94102; Montpelier St., Knightsbridge, London, SW7 1HH. 44-207-228-8000, fax 44-207-585-0830. Barrett-Jackson Auction. 480/ USAppraisal. 703/759-9100. 25 years experience with collector automobiles, available nationwide. Call or visit our Web site. David H. Kinney, ASA (Accredited Senior Appraiser, American Society of Appraisers). E-mail: dhkinney@usappraisal.com; Web: www.usappraisal.com . (VA) 7444, fax 44-207-584-2733. 2-4 Queen's Gate Mews, London, England SW7 5QJ. Dana Mecum Auction Company. 815/568-8888, fax 815/568-6615. P.O. Box 422, Marengo, IL 60152. Russo and Steele. 602/252-2697, www.russoandsteele.com . (AZ) Kruse International. 800/968-4444, fax 260/925-5467. P.O. Box 190, Auburn, IN 46706. Christie's. 310/385-2699, fax 310/ 385-5875. 360 N. Camden Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. www.christies.com . Coys of Kensington. 44-207-584- 332-8183. Serving SF Bay Area and northern California. Prompt, personal, professional and affordable service for insurance, legal, IRS and pre-purchase inspection. Free phone consultations. baba@sfgate.com ; wwvv.bestyellow.com/ classic/index.htm. Joseph L. Troise Appraisals. 415/ 2886. Serving 33 states, valuation, insurance, divorce, trusts, estates, charitable gifts, diminished value, pre-purchase inspections, expert witness.www.autoappraisal.com, email: aag@autoappraisal.com. "Not just one man's opinion." Auto Appraisal Group. 800/848- 537-1868, fax 631/537-2641. P.O. Box 2277, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. KenMotor@aol.com . Palm Springs Exotic Car Auctions/ Keith McCormick. 760/320-3290, fax 760/ 323-7031.602 East Sunny Dunes Rd., Palm Springs, CA 92264. classiccarauction.com . Poulain Le Fur. 33-01 58 05 06 07, fax 33-01 45 72 07 77. Commissaire Priseur, Palais des Congres de Paris, 2, place de la Porte Maillot, no 48, 75853 Paris Cedex 17. e-mail: automobile@poulainlefur.com. www.poulainlefur.com. Silver Auctions. 800/255-4485, 2020 N. Monroe, Spokane, WA 99205. silver@ spokane.net;www.silverauctions.com . Smith & Santiago. 800/944-2816, fax 405/843-6251. 7321 N. Classen Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73116. E-mail Rocky: rockydb5@sbcglobal.net . RM Auctions, Inc. 310/246-9880, fax 310/246-9744. 9300 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. #550, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. www.rmauctions.com. APPRAISALS 658-2714. Automotive consultant/appraiser. Hartford, Connecticut area base. State of Connecticut licensed. 40 plus years automotive experience, appraisals and wherewithal to address most any situation. We can travel. (CT) 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, pre-purchase, donations, etc. E-mail: appraisals @cosmopolitanmotors.com . (WA) Cosmopolitan Motors LLC. 206/ 72  Steve Cram's Automobile Appraisal Service. 415/567-1087, fax 415/567-1245. In business for 29 years, licensed, totally independent one-man operation. Work accepted by Lloyds of London, Midlands and all US banks and insurance carriers. No charge for phone consultations. (CA) Dave Brownell's Vintage Auto Appraisals. Phone 802/362-4719; fax 802/ 362-3007. 25-plus years experience nationwide and internationally. Single cars or entire collections. Brass cars to contemporary supercars. Complete services from pre-purchase to insurance, donation, estate, expert witness. E-mail: dbrownell @sprynet.com . (VT) Charles W. Clarke. Phone/fax: 860/ Kensington Motor Group, Inc. 631/ Dean V. Kruse. 260/927-1111, fax 260/920-2222. Certified appraiser with 35 years in the business, appraisals completed for most of nationwide banks and insurance companies. Kruse International auctions more than 10,000 collector cars per year. One car or collections, donators, estates, disputes, pre-purchase inspections, attorneys, buyers, sellers. All inquiries kept confidential. E-mail: dkruse@myvine.com. AUTOMOBILIA Spyder Enterprises: 516/367-1616, fax 516/367-3260. Authentic vintage posters and memorabilia (1950-60s). Safety accessories: Halon fire extinguishers; patented lead-alloy knock-offhammers; Ferrari tool kits. Free 30 page list (SASE + $1 postage) RFD 1682, Syosset, NY 11791 L'art et l'automobile gallery & auction house: 631/329-8580 25 years of experience, 2 auctions yearly (June & December), catalog subscription $20/year or online at www.arteauto.com . We carry a large collection of out-of-print books, vintage posters, prints, artwork, literature, memorabilia, etc. E-mail: jvautoart @aol.com, fax: 631/329-8589. (NY) 568-1934, fax 805/568-1533. Santa Barbara, CA. European classic and sports car specialists. Buy, sell, locate, consign, consult. Over 34 years of experience. Put our experience to work for you. www.charles crail.com. BUY/SELL/GENERAL Charles S. Crail Automobiles. 805/ 2880. fax 248/557-3511. 15 years in business, IAAA, for loans, estates, divorce, insurance and pre-purchase. Detroit area, will travel. www.jmkclassiccars.com or kawifreek@msn.com . (MI) Classic Car Research. 248/557- experience in this business, based in the East Bay area. Clients and contacts worldwide with satisfaction as the hallmark. 1145 Park Ave., Emeryville, CA 94608. Hyman Ltd. Classic Cars. Mark Hyman, 314/524-6000, fax 314/524-0340. Specializing in buying and selling European sports cars. Over 80 in stock. We buy single cars or complete collections, any condition, any location. Quick action. Call today for the straight scoop on the market. (MO) Grand Prix Classics. 858/459-3512, fax 619/459-3512. Specialize in the buying and selling of historic sports cars and racing cars. Large extensive poster inventory. Automotive books, videos, art library. 7456 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92037. E-mail: info@grandprixclassics.com; www.grand prixclassics.com. (CA) www.historicalcars.com We Buy—We Sell—We Find. Europe/US/ Asia/Far East. If you are looking to buy or sell a vehicle(s) with historic or collector appeal, try us. 30 years of experience, your satisfaction our priority. Any time —Any place—Anywhere. www. historicalcars.com . MotorCities.com - We'll sell your collector car or motorcycle in 30 days or less or you don't pay! - You pay nothing up front, 1-5% commission upon sale - Custom-Built eBay Auction Pages - Digital Photography Services - Free Market Appraisal - Give us a shot! There's nothing to lose - Phone: 801-792-1882, Fax: 443-3420755, Email: sales@motorcities.com Oldtimer Garage. 41-31-819 00 00, fax 41-31-819 51 91. Gurbestrasse 3, CH3125, Toffen, Bern, Switzerland. www.oldtimergarage.com . USA-1965, fax 508/945-6006. The largest national leader on Antique, Classic, Exotic, Rod and Sports Cars with rates starting at 7.99% and long terms from 5 to 12 years. Call, fax or e-mail your application today for quick 10 minute approval. Efficient and professional service is what you deserve so don't hesitate, call us today to be in the driver's seat of your dream car tomorrow. www.jjbest.com . COLLECTOR CAR INSURANCE American Collector Car Insurance. 800/360-2277. Get the "Agreed Value" coverage you need, at a price you won't believe! Visit us online at www. AmericanCollectorsIns.com for an instant rate quote, or call 800/360-2277. Insuring collector vehicles since 1976. Available in all states except AK, HI, SC and WY. We look forward to serving you. 467-6531, fax 206/467-6532. 2030 8th Ave., Seattle, WA 98121. Experts in collector cars worldwide. Whether buying, selling, evaluating, consigning or appraising, we cut the edge on the current market. Over 1 billion dollars in worldwide experience. Top prices paid; from one car to entire collections, condition and location are no obstacles. "We covet the rare and unusual, whether pedigreed or proletarian." E-mail: sales@cosmopolitanmotors.com. Fantasy Junction. 510/653-7555, fax 510/653-9754, www.fantasy junction.com, e-mail sales@fantasy junction.com. Specializing in European collectible autos and racing cars from the 1920s to the 1970s, with over 50 cars in stock. Bruce Trenery has over 25 years Cosmopolitan Motors LLC. 206/ 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. With Hagerty, we'll agree on a fair value and cover you for the full amount. No prorated claims, no hassles, no games. See what Hagerty can do for you! Call 1-800-922-4050, or visit our web site at: www.hagerty.com Hagerty Collector Car Insurance. COLLECTOR CAR LEASING Putnam Leasing. "Your Best Way to Lease the Best." Greenwich, CT: 800/ 278-0071; Scottsdale, AZ: 888/995-5800. Sole authorized leasing agent for BarrettJackson and Cavallino Classic. Lease to own. Custom-tailored leases from 24-60 months. Equity transfers and early-termination rebates for business and individual needs, COLLECTOR CAR FINANCING J.J. Best Banc & Company. 800/ 267-7700, fax 203/267-7773. With over 20 years of experience specializing in exotic, classic and vintage autos, our Lease/Purchase plan is ideal for those who wish to own their vehicle at the end of the term as well as those who like to change cars frequently. Our Simple Interest Early Termination plan allows you the flexibility of financing with the tax advantages of leasing. We make leasing as simple as turning the key. www. WhyNotLease.com . 224-8657, fax 503/223-6953. Award-winning interior restoration. Leather dyeing and color matching. 431 NW 9th, Portland, OR 97209. VINTAGE EVENTS The Colorado Grand. 1,000 mile tour of western Colorado. Pre-1961 sports cars. Frank Barrett. 970/926-7810, fax 970/926-1815. 2000, fax 415/543-5112. Now in its 33rd year of international transport. Complete service, including import/export, customs clearances, DOT and EPA, air/ocean, loading and unloading of containers. Contact Martin Button, (CA) e-mail: info@cosdel. com; Web site: www.cosdel.com. Passport Transport. 800/325-4267, fax 314/878-7295. Classic and specialty cars delivered anywhere in the USA. Special event services, including Pebble Beach, Monterey Histories, Barrett-Jackson, and Auburn. Standard- of-the-industry service since 1970. (MO) CLASSIC CAR TRANSPORT Cosdel International. 415/777- Intercity Lines, Inc. 800/221-3936, fax 413/436-9422. Rapid, hassle-free, coastto-coast service. Insured, enclosed transport for your valuable car at affordable prices. State-of-the-art satellite transport tracking. Complete service for vintage races, auctions, relocation moves. intercitylines.com. (MA) TNT, INC. 518/236-4166, fax 518/ 236-4549. Personalized auto transport service—door to door, coast to coast, open carrier or enclosed carrier. Winching and 24-hour security. First class equipment. Dependable and insured. (NY) PC BEAR Auto Transport specializing in all types: hobby, collector vehicles, toys, neat old stuff, regular cars, parts, and winching. Life long car nut. Equipment serviced and maintained by me. Clean driving record since 1959 in all states. ICCMC, US DOT insured. I sleep in my truck while transporting. Inspection and check delivery service. Door to door delivery. PC Bear, 135 Broad St., Akron, PA 17501. 717/859-1585 Talk to me anytime. Thank you. 973-3987, fax 253/851-4707. Enclosed auto transport nationwide. Lift gate loading, experienced personnel. Classic & exotic cars. Special events - fully insured. Fred Koller, owner. fredkoller@concourstransport.com , www.concourstransport.com. (WA) Concours Transport Systems. 253/ ENGLISH British Car magazine. 800/520-8292. The American magazine for British car enthusi- Sports Car Market RESTORATION/GENERAL Guy's Interior Restorations. 503/ serviced coast to coast. Dealer inquiries welcome. New, pre-owned and collectibles since 1983. Please visit www.PutnamLeasing.com . Premier Financial Services. 203/

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asts. Classic profiles, historical articles, club events, technical information, restoration advice. One year (six issues) is $22.95. Repairs / Restorations / Race International Motor Car Repair, Inc. ph/fax 845/226-9027, Hopewell Junction, NY. Specializing in the repair of all British cars. Factory trained Rolls-Royce and Jaguar technician. Located an hour and a half from the New York Metropolitan area. Pick-up and delivery arranged. Call Jeff Palmero. AC JWF 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. AC Owner's Club Limited. 503/ 643-3225, fax 503/646-4009. US Registrar: Jim Feldman, 11955 SW Faircrest St., Portland, OR 97225-4615 USA. The World's largest organization of AC owners and enthusiasts. AC ownership not required. Monthly magazine. A u sti n -H ealey Austin-Healey Club USA. 888/4AHCUSA, fax 503/528-0533. P.O. Box 6197, San Jose, CA 95150. Oldest national Austin-Healey club and factory club heritage. The resource for all current and future owners. Members receive Austin-Healey Magazine, Resource Book, calendar, tech assistance, book discount. Annual dues still just $35. Visa/MC accepted. Visit our Web site: www.healey.org . Aston Martin Rocky Santiago. 405/843-6117, fax 405/843-6251. 7321 N. Classen Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73116. Specializing in Aston Martins, all years, all conditions. Buy/sell/ consign. If you are buying or selling, please call. Also have other English cars, including Healeys, MGs, Triumphs, etc. Automotive Restorations, Inc.! Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (ARI/ 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 . Aston Martin Owners Club East Coast and Canada Contact: Robert Stockman, Chairman: 386/446-8081 386/ 445-6000 RMSAMRAD@PCFL.com 20 Marbella Court, Palm Coast, Fla. 32137 Sponsors many events including social, concours and speed throughout the year from the east coast to the Mississippi. Historical information, technical resources and sales information relating to old and new cars available to members. Jaguar Jaguar Clubs of North America. 888/CLUBJAG, Write: JCNA, Dept. SCM, 9685 McLeod Rd., RR#2, Chilliwack, BC, CANADA V2P 6H4. Join the primary organization ofJaguar enthusiasts in US/Canada. 52 local clubs provide social and other activities. JCNA sponsors championships in concours, rally, slalom. Members receive bi-monthly Jaguar Journal magazine. www.jcna.com. Morgan Northshore Sportscars Authorized Agent for Morgan Motor Company. Sales, Service, Restoration for all vintage British Marques. Always buying clean original and restored examples. Austin-Healey, Jaguar, MG, Triumph. Visit our Web site northshoresportscars.com Lake Bluff, IL 847-247-0447. Rolls-Royce/Bentley Automotive Restorations, InciVintage Racing Services, Inc. (ARIJVRS), 203/ 377-6745, fax 203/386-0486, 1785 Barnum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614. Classic, special interest and race cars. Sales, restoration and transportation. VintageRacingServices.com , October, 2002  Automotive Restorations.com. 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. ALFA ROMEO Parts Alfa Ricambi. 626/281-7933, fax 626/281-7931. Comprehensive supply of parts that puts authorized dealers to shame! To maintain and restore your Alfa, vintage or current. 431 S. Raymond Ave., Unit 101, Alhambra, CA 91803. 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. Centerline. 303/447-0239, fax 303/ 447-0257. Restoration and replacement parts, Giulietta through 164. Free catalog. www.centerlinealfa.com . International Auto Parts 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 + same day shipping! FREE 76 page catalog. 4351 Seminole Trail, P.O. Box 9036, Charlottesville, VA 22906-9036 Black Bart's Emporium. 800/473- 0078, 219/471-7278, fax 219/471-6359. 2639 Goshen Road, Ft. Wayne, IN 46808. America's largest supply of badges and emblems for Alfas and other exotics, plus other interesting special parts. Complete your restoration. Performance Motoring Associates 831/338-9703, fax 831/338-2031. Former Alfa Romeo dealer and 20-time SCCA racing champion, Al Leake, has accumulated over 30 years of experience and racing knowledge to compliment his new restoration shop in Boulder Creek, CA. Specializing in Giulietta/Guilia. PMA has an extensive inventory ofcars, racing components and parts. Lightweight body panels, Sebring racing suspensions and complete restorations now available at PMA Racing. E-mail Alleake@aol.com , 12895 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, CA 95006. alfaromeorestorations.com (CA) The DiFatta Brothers, LTD. 800/ 638-7656. Info, 410/426-7524, fax 410/ 426-8194. 5928 Belair Rd., Baltimore, MD 21206. Largest importer of Alfa, Fiat and Lancia parts on the East Coast. Decades of experience—we know these cars, and we know the right parts. VISA/MC. Orders, www.difatta.com . Re-Originals. 281/807-1945, fax 281/807-1946. THE US source for original upholstery materials, original rubber mats and gaskets, and original, new European taillights, headlights, grilles and door panels for most Italian cars ('47-'78). Additional distributors wanted. (TX) Repairs / Restoration Britalia, Ltd. 510/548-0240, 2210 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, CA 94702. We are SPICA and Bosch fuel-injection specialists with 25 years ofexperience servicing Alfa Romeo. We are also intimate with many Maseratis. Nasko's Imports. 503/771-1472, 5409 SE Francis, Portland, OR 97206. Oregon's oldest and most respected Alfa repair and performance tuning facility. Milano spoken here! Ask about our used Alfas for sale. Fast work, fair prices. Italian Performance/GTV City. Don, 650/508-8178. 565-A Bragato Rd., San Carlos, CA 94070. Performance modifications, service, repair and restoration for Italian automobiles. Allow us to do a restoration for you. Dan Sommers's Veloce Motors. 503/274-0064. 1425 NW Flanders, Port- land, OR 97209. More than two decades of helping Alfa, Ferrari, Maserati and Lamborghini owners keep their cars on the road while not emptying their bank accounts. Other foreign cars serviced as well. FERRARI / MASERATI / LAMBO ETC. Ron Tonkin Gran Turismo. Sales, 800/547-4455, 503/255-7560. Service and Parts, 800/944-6483, 503/257-9655. America's oldest and most dedicated Ferrari dealer. New and used exotic cars. Also, huge parts department with fast, fast service. 203 NE 122nd Ave., Portland, OR 97203. Garry Roberts & Company. 949/ 650-2690, fax 949/650-2730. 922 Sunset Dr., Costa Mesa, CA 92627. Specializing in sales of Ferrari and other exotics. Consignments, brokerage services, references available. Extensive computer database. Whether buying or selling, call. ItalParts. Fax +31 172 240536. Specializing in Italian car parts and prewar car parts. 25 years of experience in finding all kinds of parts. Lots of spare parts in stock. Look on my Internet site: www.italparts .com. If you don't find the part there, send us an e-mail: info@italparts.com. Buy Italian engines/parts/cars ofpre-war period and '50s and early '60s. I constantly collect and sell all Ferraris, Maseratis and Lamborghinis. 310/ 274-7440, fax 310/274-9809, simon randy@aol.com. If I don't have what you seek, I can usually find it for you (at low prices). Please, call anytime for straight advice on the market. Finder's fee gladly paid. Randy Simon. (CA) Gentry Lane Lamborghini. 416/ 535-9900, fax 416/535-8152. Also Canada's largest Ferrari parts inventory. Under new ownership. Call today with your needs. Jason Popovich. (ON) Brian D. Moore Restorations. 916/ 635-3559, fax 916/635-5824. 2347 Gold River Rd., Gold River, CA 95670. Specializing in restoration and reconstruction of exotic and vintage racing motorcars. Appraising service also available. Symbolic Motor Car Company. 619/454-1800, fax 619/454-1890. 7440 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92307. Largest dealer of exotic Ferraris, Jaguars, Alfas and other cars in the world. Always a superb array of important cars on display. Interesting trades always considered. By appointment only, please. www .symbolicmotors.com . Gran Turismo Motors. 818/546- 2971, fax 818/546-2812. 741 W. Broadway, Glendale, CA 91204. Ferrari service, sales and concours-winning restorations. Enthusiast-owned and operated with an experienced and friendly technical team ready to deliver the complete Ferrari ownership experience. Michael Sheehan. 949/646-6086, fax 949/646-6978. Always looking for cars to buy, from rare one-offs to serial production ordinaries. Ferrari, Lamborghini, Lotus—call me first or call me last, I'll make you the best cash offer. Buyers—let me use my thousand-plus car database to help you find a car, or verify the history of one you are looking at. (CA) Thomas Shaughnessey Consulting. 949/366-6211, fax 949/366-6827. Professional buyer of Ferraris, primarily '50s, '60s and '70s. Also have extensive Lambo and Maser experience. Additionally deal in Ferrari engines. Plus—have more than 350 Ferrari wheels in stock. Call today for straight talk and honest advice. San Clemente, CA. Automotive Restorations, Inc.! Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (ARI/ 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 . GERMAN Mercedes-Benz Alex Dearborn in Topsfield, MA. 978/887-6644, fax 978/887-3889. Buying, selling and trading vintage Mercedes. Specializing in 300SL. Large database of older MBs. Free listing of your car. Gull Wing Group International. Gary Estep, 530/345-6701. 776 Cessna, Chico, CA 95928. Dedicated to the enjoyment and preservation of 1954 to 1963 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Coupes and Roadsters. You do not have to be an owner to belong. Member benefits include: twelve monthly magazines per year plus a national convention that rotates its location around the country. Also, reproduction parts and much more. 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 120page color magazine, The Star, with how-to tech articles, history, new models, racing, hundreds of cars for sale, ads free to members, much more. New car raffle, tech assistance, national events, more; dues $45/ yr.www.mbca.org. Tony LaBella Classic Cars. 856/ 424-1500. 280SLs exclusively. 20 plus 2805Ls in stock for sale in any price range from above average drivers to show quality. Not a broker, we own all our inventory and are aggressively looking to buy topquality 280SLs. Technical and restoration advice always just a phone call away. Locations in New Jersey and Arizona. www.tonylabella.com . Automotive Restorations, Inc.! Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (ARI/ 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 . Porsche Porsche Market Letter. 888/928- 9111, fax 505/838-1222. Send check or Visa/ MC to PML/SC, P.O. Box 567, Socorro, NM 87801. Find the Porsche you've been looking for. Over 1,000 Porsches for sale in every issue. 1 year, 12 issues only $55. (Can/ Mex $65, overseas $100). phil@ pmletter.com ; www.pmletter.com. 356 Registry. 356 Registry, 27244 Ryan Road, Warren, MI 48092. A club for those interested in 356 Porsches. The Registry Magazine is published six times a year. 356 ownership not necessary. Dues $30 annually. Membership information: Barbara Skirmants. www.356registry.org . Porsche 356 used parts, 717/865- 6661, fax 717/865-7172. Mechanical and body parts, we ship worldwide. 12 Park Drive, Grantville, PA 17028. E-mail; autopart@sunlink.net . AMERICAN Shelby Shelby American Automobile Club. 860/364-0449, fax 860/364-0769. P.O. Box 788, Sharon, CT 06069. Over 5,000 members, 50 Regions throughout the world. Dedicated to the care and preservation of the cars that Carroll Shelby produced. Two national conventions a year, semi-annual mOagazine, bi-monthly newsletter as well as a registry.• 73

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1973 Maserati Bora. Black, black Connoly leather, 45k, excellent condition. Drive anywhere. Fresh engine and hydraulics. Jack (925) 284-9000; (209) 295-4591 or e-mail HQBMW@aol.com, CA, Bay Area. (Oct) 1949 Bentley Mark VI Sedanca Coupe by Hooper. Chassis Alfa TZ-1. Autodelta competition model (S/N 750056). Very number B47EW. Built for the Maharajah of Mysore. One of original; FIA documentation. Chiapparini restoration; fresh Dan two built. Very original and impeccably maintained. Comes Marvin motor. Vintage Raced Italy, NZ, West Coast. $220,000. with extensive documentation, handbook and a complete set (707) 568-3379. (CA) (Oct) of tools. Shows 39,202 miles, which is believed to be correct. Reasonably priced. Charles S. Crail Automobiles, (805) 5681934. www.charlescrail.com . (CA) (Oct) .S'CM Showcase 1975 XJ-6 Coupe. One owner, not restored. 53k original miles. No scratches or nicks. Garaged since new. Black/biscuit w/sunroof. $16,500. (760) 872-4242. (CA) (Oct) 1968 Alfa Boattail Spider. Red/black, low miles, rust free, 2 tops and extra spares, own the car Hoffman drove in The Graduate. $9,500. (770) 751-6735. (GA) (Oct) 1965 Mini-Cooper Radford Conversion, R-R & Bentley amenities, PW, wood dash, full gauges, new 1380, impeccable condition. (360) 943 3462. kphoey@attbi.com . (WA) (Oct) 1950 Cisitalia Abarth 204A. S/N 06 E/N 017. MM history by Nuvorari. 1 of 4 built, the most complete car. The car is in Japan. $350,000. , (818) 761-8084. (CA) (Oct) . ,  Li P,00.000100" 1990 Testarossa. S/N 87137. Rare silver with red interior and Ferrari luggage set. 30k service completed. 512TR wheels. $72,000 or trade for 355. Joe (562) 697-4188. (CA) (Oct) 1969 RHD Land Rover. Short wheelbase, sky blue/black, hard top, brush bar. Great condition. $7,850.00. (770) 751-6735. (GA) (Oct) IL„ 1974 DeTomaso Pantera GTS. American version. Extremely rare. Class number THGTNE07006, 32,000 original miles and in lovingly restored condition. Not a ground-up restoration, but rather an unmolested automobile with recent paint and a number of costly upgrades. We feel that this is one of the best GTS cars on the market today in this level of condition. $40,000 OBO. jrh.now@ worldnet.att.net . (Oct) --41101r 1974 TR6. You would be the third owner of this 54,000-mile car. Garaged since new, no rust. $7,500. (605) 343-2782 or Schmidins@yahoo.com . (SD) (Oct) 1957 AC Bristol. Stunning restoration, two extra sets of wheels. An "E-ticket" ride to any I event, Mille Miglia, etc. All receipts on restoration. $85,000. Dean Watts, (775) 883-1936 or e-mail wattsit2me@aol.com . (NV) (Dec) 1926 MASERATI 26B. Serial number 35, 8cylinder, twin ohc, supercharged 2.1-liter engine; 2-seater Grand Prix body; sold new to Juan Malcolm in Argentina and with the original family until the late '90s; perfect restored condition; located in Italy. ALSO: 1957 FERRARI 500 TRC, very original "matching numbers" car with significant racing history; 1959 FERRARI 250 GT TdF Berlinetta, correct but non "matching numbers" engine, full FIA papers. Christian Philippsen (Monaco) Tel + 377-9350 9610, fax + 377-9350 9612, CJPhil@aol.com . (Oct) You check this page every month, don't you? So do all the other SR readers, and there's no audience in the world more interested in your car than this one. Sell your collectible car in SCM's Showcase Gallery! See form following page 72 for details. European Correspondent Giuseppe Tomasetti drives his Maserati 1505 in the inaugural 24-Hour Le Mans Classic. Read about it in the November issue. 74 Sports Car Market

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Union Jack Headlight Covers Neat Stuff / Bengt Halvorson Hide Food Show your allegiance to British motor cars with these (definitely not street-legal) headlight covers. They'd look great for show on your MG, Triumph, Jaguar or Austin-Healey. Come to think of it, we're surprised we didn't see Austin Powers driving around with these. Price: $19.95. Moss Motors, 800/667-7872, www.mossmotors.com . 300SL Desk Clock If you're a classic Mercedes-Benz enthusiast, this Germanengineered 300SL desk clock, inspired by the instrumentpanel clock from the original 300SL, is a must-have. Part of the collection from Stuttgart's Classic Center, the clock is modern and reliable, with an integrated alarm, quartz movement, attractive brushed aluminum housing and mineral glass crystal. Price: $49. The Mercedes-Benz Collection, 800/3676372, www.thecollection.mbusa.com . Virtual Race Car Driving Machine - I  , I * I *  Take proper care of the fine leather in your luxury car with this Hide Food leather conditioner, made by Connolly, the same company that supplies leather upholstery to Ferrari, Jaguar and Rolls-Royce. Fine luxury leather has less of the plasticky pro- tective coating that's too common on newer, mass-market vehicles, leaving the leather's natural surface exposed, so routine care is especially important for this expensive material. Applying this cream conditioner sparingly to your leather once a month will help keep it clean, soft and pliable. Price: $29.95. Superior Car Care and Auto Accessories, 800/215-4160, www.superiorcarcare.net Classic Jaguar Picture Postcards These full-color collector postcards would make a tasteful and interesting conversation piece in the office or home of anyone who appreciates the seductive curves of classic Jaguars. The collection of six postcards is uniquely framed for viewing the back side as well, where each card contains a description and specifications of the vehicle depicted. Cars included on the postcards are XK 120, D-type, Mark II, E-type, 420, and XK 150. Price: $70. Park Place Jaguar, 832/249-2101, www.parkplacestores.com . Forget watching the race on TV; have an Fl experience in your living room. Professional drivers use this simulator unit, which interfaces with your PC's graphics card, to familiarize themselves with the layout of various driving circuits throughout the world. You can race against up to 30 computer-generated opponents or network with other simulators. The machine is built to the same size specifications as an actual Formula One race car. Features of the car are realistic and over the top, with a chassis shaker to simulate bumps, a progressive pedal braking system, and programmable adjustments for the car's dynamic qualities like sway bar calibration, brake bias and turbo boost. The steering wheel is adjustable and the cockpit can fit drivers up to 6'6" tall. The driver sits in a professional racing carbon-fiber seat, and there's a built-in six-point racing harness and aluminum drink bottle—just like the real thing. Made of composite wood with a metal frame. A very large monitor, TV or projector is a must. Price: $6,525.99. Hammacher Schlemmer, 800/3211484, www.hammacher.com. October, 2002 Buick GS Stage 1 Colledible r Celebrate the understated Buick Skylarkbased GS muscle car with this 1/18th-scale, limited-series die-cast collectible affiliated with the GS Club of America. The first of the series, based on the 1970 model, comes in either Glacier White or Diplomat Blue. Only 1,002 cars will be produced of each color. Price: $69. GS Collectibles, 773/205-9570. Send Neat Stuff recommendations to SCM, P.O. Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292 Price as tested: $80,795 Likes: No matter what gear you're in, torque, torque, torque; 500-hp, 8.3-liter V10 ups the ante; excellent brakes, now with ABS; new top is easy to raise or lower; clean interior design no longer a parts-bin disaster; better cowl aerodynamics now keep the bugs out of your face; raspy new engine sound finally fits the Viper's character. Gripes: Cumbersome clutch and shifter action still feels big-rig derived; rear end gets very nervous on pockmarked pavement surfaces; choppy ride over all but glass-smooth roads; headroom is tight with the top in place; a high-involvement car that tires you out on longer drives. F1111 to drive: 1:(-1:fl:f* Fun to look at: ***** Overall ownership experience: 1:reerer Verdict: We're glad the crew in Auburn Hills didn't change it too much. More refined where it counts, but still a savage beast that doesn't know finesse. Like no other current production supercar; it's easy to see why the Viper has a loyal enthusiast following.—B.H. Glovebox Notes A brief look at cars of interest that have passed through the SCM stable *cc*** is best 2002 Honda 52000 Price as tested: $32,860 Likes: Eager VTEC engine shrieks to nearly 9,000 rpm and feels like it's borrowed from a sportbike; six-speed transmission clicks neatly from gear to gear; stiff body with almost no cowl shake; stable, crisp kart-like handling; Fl-style gauges easy to read at a glance. Gripes: Cockpit cramped for anyone above six feet tall; interior rattles unusual for Honda; seats lack support; very little storage space; engine feels flat below 3,500 rpm. Fun to drive: ***** Fun to look at:*** Overall ownership experience: **** Verdict: The S2000 doesn't have the valetparking status of its German competition, but it gives more spine-tingling sports-car sensations from behind the wheel. At more than $10,000 less than a Boxster, it's a lot of car for the money, if you don't mind the bland styling and having Accord and Civic owners giving you thumbs up.—Bengt Halvorson 2003 Dodge Viper SRT/1

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AA by Carl Bomstead iming is everything. Take the 1953 Corvette that was offered by BarrettJackson at their January 2001 sale. The description stated that the car, the 14th off the line, was rumored to be the first retail delivery to the public of the new Corvette. Reportedly the first two were destroyed and numbers 3 to 13 went to company bigwigs and celebrities. The car was a no-sale with a high bid of $95,000. A year and a half later the same car showed up on eBay Motors with documentation of the first delivery story, but 47 bids could only garner $82,200, less than the "Buy it Now" price of $89,000. We'll see this one again, and I'll bet the seller has had some sleepless nights thinking about the $95,000 bid. A Lalique Vitesse hood ornament, offered on eBay, received 42 bids and reached $10,100, but didn't sell. Bonhams sold two examples at a live auction during the past year and both went for close to $20,000, so the 50-cents-on-thedollar offer here was light. Bonhams consistently gets big numbers for the Lalique mascots they offer; lots on the Internet just don't fare as well. At least for high-end mascots, land auctions seem to be the venue of choice. Another interesting mascot that joined the ranks of the no-sales on eBay was a 1927 Chevrolet Quota Making Airplane trophy. In perfect condition, these have been selling for more than a grand. As four of this mascot's eight pot-metal engine cylinders were broken, the $536.99 that 11 bids pushed the offer to could have been taken without regret. As with most every collectible, condition is key. Austin-Healeys were a tough sell the past month or so. EBay Motors offered several and, with one exception, they failed to change owners. A 1959 100-6 with a stated $60,000 in restoration costs failed to receive an opening bid of $22,000, about the going rate for prime examples. Perhaps the respray, in 1976 Thunderbird green, made Healey purists wonder how the rest of the $60,000 had been spent. A very nice 1958 100-6 two-seater received 15 bids, but the final offering of $22,201.01 was about $5,000 low considering the quality of restoration of this example and what similar Healeys have been bringing at auction. A 1967 3000 Mk III BJ8 passed through a couple of times, the first time receiving three bids and topping T out at $26,100. The second time it achieved $2,000 more with five additional bids, but the result was the same: no sale. Here is one that did sell, along with a few other interesting pieces that caught our eye. EBAY MOTORS #1845087150-1953 AUSTIN-HEALEY 100-4 BN1. First bid: $2,000. Number of bids: 40. SOLD AT: $13,801. Date sold: 7/28/2002. All this car needs this stuff buy in bulk and bet on future demand. The bloom seems to be off the rose, though, as the vast majority of items on this new site, which is slightly reminiscent of the defunct Mobilia.com, failed to receive any bids. EBAY #2125612567—WELLINGTON BOMBER HOOD ORNAMENT. First bid: $78.50. Number of bids: 17. SOLD AT: $178.20. Date sold: 8/5/2002. In Great Britain, airplane-related hood ornaments were very popu- lar during the war for obvious reasons. This example of a Wellington bomber has two engines compared to the Lancaster, which has four. It appears to be in excellent original condition, retaining most of the decals and with the propellers still intact. Lesser examples have sold in the $500 range, so this was an excellent purchase. EBAY MOTORS # 1845074029—NOS DINAN BADGE FOR 5 SERIES BMW. First bid: $75. Number of bids: 31. SOLD AT: $522.22. Date sold: 7/28/22002. This seems like is paint, bumpers, glass, an interior and some mechanical work. Accomplish all that for less than $10k and the new buyer will be just fine. It was interesting to note that 27 of the 40 bids were from bidders with no feedback. EBAY #2127362730-1918 IVORY PIERROT HOOD ORNAMENT. First bid: $900. Number of bids: 10. SOLD AT: $4,400. Date sold: 8/11/2002. This is as delightful a mascot as you will find. It depicts a pierrot holding a mandolin and is signed by Mino. It is finished in a combination of ivory and silvered bronze with gilded highlights, and is stated to be in excellent condition. For the advanced mascot collector this is an absolute treasure that, while expensive, is well worth the money. TOYCARAUCTION.COM #13493—DAVIDS-WHEELS MICROBUS. First bid: $1.99. Number of bids: 5. SOLD AT: $15.50. Date sold: 7/10/2002. I still find it hard to believe that a run of 5,000 makes anything a limited edition, but collectors of 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. 76  a whole lot of money for a badge that will turn your Bimmer into a fakey-doo pocket rocket. You'll be looking good sitting in the parking lot, but you better make a right turn if someone challenges you at a stoplight. If, however, posing is your thing, the price of the badge is cheap compared to Dinan's high-performance components. EBAY #2119142974-1946 ORIGINAL GLIDDEN TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT. First bid: $5. Number of bids 1. SOLD AT: $5. Date sold: 7/10/2002. The first Glidden Tour was held in July of 1905 as a test of reliability and to promote the practical use of automobiles. The event still takes place today, sponsored by the AACA. This announcement was for the first revival of the tour after DIVSIIIIVIMS Man Ss:WRNS. gird AMSSI kaissi GLIDDEN TOUR ...4.11:1‘ 6 sod two WWII and was presented by the Veteran Motor Car Club. The buyer of this piece has an extensive collection of early automotive memorabilia and, for $5, could not pass this by.• 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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1936 A.C. Coupe, 14K Original  "We Covet the Rare and Unusual, Whether Pedigreed or Proletarian" $45,000.00 1968 Alfa Romeo GT Jr., Straight, Complete, Runs  1969 Alfa Romeo GTV, Driver  1969 Alfa Romeo GTV, Restored to Club Concours Specs .. 1981 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce, Brown  1936 Austin 7 Roadster  1939 Delage D6 Drophead 3.0, Figoni et Falaschi  1936 Delahaye 135 Labourdette, 3-Position Drophead 1946 Delahaye 135 MS, Gentleman's Racer  1952 Delahaye 235 Chapron, Former P.B. Entrant  1960 Dodge Pickup, 01' Yeller  1963 Austin London Taxi, Barn Find  1993 BMW 850Ci, Black/Black, 33K Miles  1974 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible  1966 Chrysler 300 Hardtop, Black, 383  1999 Dodge Viper RI/b, Hand-painted by Lassen  1964 Facet Vega Facel III, Driver/Project  1966 Ferrari 330 GTS, Long-term Owner  1982 Ferrari 400i A, Black, great driver  1984 Ferrari Mondial, Quattrovalvole/40k  1964 Ford Thunderbird Convertible  1950 Jaguar Mark V Drophead, 3.4 Litre  1959 Jaguar Mark I, Recent Partial Restoration  1961 Jaguar Mark H Custom Cabriolet, Project  1969 Jaguar E-Type 2+2, Restored, Silver/Black  1970 Jaguar E-Type 2+2, 4-spd, Restored, Red/Black  1953 Jaguar XI( 120 DHC, Restored, Red/Tan  $3,750.00 1958 Lancia Aurelia Convertible, 2.8/3C V-6 SSZ Motor . 1965 Lancia Flaminia Super Sport Zagato, SeriesV  $5,500.00 1972 Lancia Fulvia Zagato, 1600cc  $17,500.00 1931 Mercedes-Benz 370 Manheim Cabriolet  $4,250.00 $12,500.00 $4,500.00 $40,000.00 $1,500.00 $4,995.00 $375,000.00 1974 Mercedes-Benz 280SLC, 5-spd  $115,000.00 1968 Mercury Montego MX Convertible  $275,000.00 $125,000.00 $4,500.00 1965 Pontiac Tempest Convertible 326  1957 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud I, White  1961 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II, Rococo meets T. Leary .. $175,000.00 1959 Rover American Conversion, Sweetie Pie  $7,500.00 1979 Trans Am, Tired Project  $185,000.00 $22,500.00 $19,995.00 $25,000.00 WATERCRAFT $37,000.00 1947 Harco 40' Mahogany Pleasure Yacht  $9,500.00 $22,500.00 $21,500.00 $21,500.00 $78,500.00 1947 Western Fairliner Torpedo  Fully restored to Lake Tahoe specs $75,000.00 $120,000.00 Twin 440s. Cruises at 35 kts. Art Deco head turner. Very expensive when new. 1955 Chriscraft 29' Beautiful ex-Tahoe Mahogany Speedboat  $48,500.00 Twin Hercules 6 cyl. Small galley and head. Recent re-fitting. Fascinating history. 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300S Coupe, Black/Fitted Luggage ... 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing, Ex-Paul O'Shea .... 1959 Mercedes-Benz 300d, Ivory/Red, Restored  1967 Mercedes-Benz 250SEb, Nice Driver  1969 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL, Nicely Restored  1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SL, Restored Silver/Black  $38,500.00 $75,000.00 $17,500.00 $140,000.00 $75,000.00 $275,000.00 $38,500.00 $13,500.00 $15,000.00 $22,500.00 $7,500.00 $6,500.00 $9,500.00 $13,800.00 $25,500.00 $4,995.00 $1,500.00 1958 Richardson 41  Formerly of the Miller Brewing family, hence its name "High Life". Very nice boat. PUR SANG DE ARGENTINA The world's best Bugatti replicas, hand made in Argentina, Type 35B with supercharger. Virtually all parts are interchangeable with original. Blindingly fast as experienced by Phil Hill. Type 52 children's electric cars, Testarossa electric cars. Bugatti vices and spare parts. Expertly crafted and finished by our brothers down south in the land of silver and metal crafting masters. Cosmopolitan Motors LLC is proud to be the Exclusive Importer for Pur Sang in North America. 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 TIMBER Hundreds of thousands of board feet of old growth Douglas Fir. Tongue and groove, clear vertical grain with no nail holes. Eighty years old from five hundred year old trees, also California Redwood, 2x4, 2x6, 4x6, 6x8, 3x12, perfect original condition, previously used in food production never exposed to toxins or chemicals. Impossible to find on today's market. Inquire. $55,000.00 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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MUSTANGS IN THE DISTANCE. IT'S B  32" ANNUAL COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION & SHOW DESERT CLASSIC118 1955 Mercedes Benz 300 SL Gullwing 1931 Cadillac Convertible Coupe 1994 Lamborghini Diablo VT Coupe 1960 Mercedes Benz 300 SL Roadster 1955 Mercedes Benz 300 SL Gullwing 1929 Duesenberg J Murphy Convertible Coupe $750,000 $530,000 $315,000 $216,000 $201,000 $149,900 $130,000 $125,000 $115,000 $114,500 1981 Penske PC-9B Bobby Unser 1937 Cadillac Fleetwood Dual Cowl Phaeton 1896 Benz Dos A Dos Touring Batmobile Returns Automobile January 10 - 12, 2003 I Scottsdale, AZ Three Decades of Record Setting Prices at Scottsdale 1933 Pierce Arrow Custom Speedster 1969 Chevrolet Corvette L-88 Coupe 1960 Ferrari 250 Cabriolet 1926 Minerva CL Town Car $114,400 $107,000 $100,000 $84,000 1934 Packard Sports Rumbleseat Roadster $80,560 1957 Ford Thunderbird Convertible 1930 Franklin Pursuit Dual Cowl Phaeton 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster 1940 Ford Convertible Coupe 1933 Ford Coupe $79,000 $69,960 $65,720 $58,830 $53,000 800 Vehicles Expected! 1929 Duesenberg J Murphy Convertible Coupe Sold for $750,000 1981 Penske PC-9B Bobby Unser Sold for $530,000 1937 Cadillac Fleetwood Dual Cowl Phaeton Sold for $315,000 CONSIGN YOUR CAR TODAY TO ENSURE PRIME PLACEMENT kruse.com I 800.968.4444 Upcoming Event Schedule Sept. 28 - 29, 2002 New Braunfels, TX Oct. 12, 2002 Enochs Private Collection Auction Kansas City, KS Oct. 19, 2002 Walther Estate Auction Dayton, OH Nov. 22 - 24, 2002  Dallas, TX  ©2002 eBay, Inc. Design trademarks and brands are the property of their respective owners. All items subject to availability. INTERNATIONAL an  11  Jan. 3 - 5, 2003 Ft. Lauderdale, FL company 1896 Benz Dos A Dos Touring Sold for $216,000

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MORE AMERICAN MUSCLE THAN A DALLAS COWBOY. 500 Vehicles Expected! 30th Anniversary of the Largest Collector Car Auction in Texas All Indoors Held at Dallas Market Hall 1962 Cadillac Series 62 (Wynonna Judd) 1969 Ford Shelby Cobra 1966 Plymouth Hemi Belvedere II CVT 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Hardtop 1968 Shelby CT 500 Fastback 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible 1967 Shelby CT 500 Two Door 1969 Dodge Hemi Charger 1996 Dodge Viper RT 10 Two Door 1932 Ford Street Rod Two Door Sedan November 22 - 24, 2002 I Dallas, TX Exceptional Results Always Achieved at Dallas 1970 Plymouth Roadrunner Superbird 1995 Mercedes Benz S 600 4dr Sedan 1968 Ford Shelby CT 500 Fastback $68,000 $68,000 $56,000 $53,000 $52,000 $49,000 $48,500 $47,500 $47,000 $46,000 1937 Ford Opera Coupe 1938 Ford Street Rod Coupe 1960 Austin Healey Mark I Two Door 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle L56 Coupe • 40, 1969 Ford Shelby Sold for $58,000 INTERNATIONAL an  ton company Sept. 28 - 29, 2002 New Braunfels, TX Oct. 12, 2002 Enochs Private Collection Auction Kansas City, KS Oct. 19, 2002 Walther Estate Auction Dayton, OH Upcoming Event Schedule Jan. 3 - 5, 2003 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Jan. 10 - 12, 2003 Scottsdale, AZ ©2002 eBay, Inc. Design trademarks and brands are the property of their respective owners. All items subject to availability. 1970 Plymouth Roadrunner Sold for $45,600 1937 Ford Opera Coupe Street Rod Sold for $45,500 COME BUY, SELL OR JUST ADMIRE SOME OF THE FINEST AUTOMOBILES IN THE COUNTRY Kruse International I 800.968.4444 I www.kruse.com Leake Auction I 800.722.9942 I www.leakecarauction.com LEAKE AUCTION OfhAnniversary Feb. 21 - 23, 2003 Oklahoma City, OK 1968 Ford Shelby GT 500 Fastback Sold for $52,000 $45,600 $45,500 $45,000 $42,000 $40,000 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Two Door Coupe $38,500 1968 Chevrolet Corvette Two Door 1957 Ford Fairlane Convertible $38,500 $36,000 $34,500 $33,000

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TArgri6Z 13 11 A 11 _5 9 11 C9LLECT9R CAR AUCTI9r1 OCT9BER 18, 19 & 20, 2002 OVOIN1101(0,0 We invite you to attend the twentieth annual Branson Collector Car Auction when we will offer a diverse selection of three hundred antique, vintage, classic and sports cars as well as customs and street rods. Branson, Missouri is a destination resort area catering to over 7,000,000 visitors annually and provides our customers with a wide selection of accommodations, dining, and entertainment venues. Each sale day concludes at 6:00 P.M. to allow participants time to enjoy the many attractions and to allow us to provide the kind of service we feel our customers deserve. Join us. 68 800-335-3063  VRX/V1.13RA11.5911AUCT1911.C9r1