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191 COLLECTOR CARS RATED BY OUR EXPERTS • FERRARI F355 PROFILE SPORTS CAR i.MMa  MAIM maim mil Keith Martin's Guide to Collecting Classic, Antique, Sports & Muscle .41F Celebrating 15 Years of Sports Car Market 1989-2003 • Affordable Classic - 1968-70 AMC AMX • Why Boxers Are Finally Selling • What's Wrong With Speedster Replicas • We Drive Six Mercedes SLs Across the Alps and Pick Our Favorite • Price Guide: Ferrari - Lambo - Porsche - Jaguar - Aston SEPTEMBER 2003 $6.95

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lai reW PRESENTS (1.141 on erey ..,ORTS &CLASSIC CAR AUCTION THE DOUBLETREE HOTEL AT FISHERMAN'S WHARI, MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA AUGUST 1 5 & 1 6, 2003 THE EX-FANGIO, SEBRING-WINNING 1956 FERRARI 860 MONZA, CHASSIS 0 60 4M 1967 CORVETTE 427 COUPE 1955 MERCEDES-BENZ 300 SL GULLWING CONTINUATION 1970 BUD MOORE/GEORGE FOLLMER BOSS 302 MUSTANG MIKE FAIRBAIRN  JACK C. BOXSTROM  TERRY LARSON  TODD WERTMAN  JOHN KRUSE  800-211-4371 mike@rmauctions.com 613-476-9132 jack@rmauctions.com ROB MYERS  DAN SPENDICK  480-984-8501 tlarsonOrmauctions.com DONNIE GOULD  866-762-8284 todd@rmauctions.com KEN WALLACE  260-925-6789 jIcruse@rmauctions.com JONATHAN HOOKER  800-211-4371 rob4rmauctions.com 519-352-4575 dspendick@Irmauctions.com 954-566-2209 dgould@rmauctions.com 734-547-2400 kwallace@rmatictions.cool 519-352-4575 jhooker@rmatictions.com cATALOGS & BIDDER REGISTRATION 800-211-4371  www.rm a uctions.co ONE CLASSIC CAR DRIVE, BLENHEIM, ONTARIO, CANADA NOP 1A0 TEL: 519-352-4575  FAX: 5 19-35 1-1337 Montero Auclinn Compasi■ License 63.4500 PUTNAM welliar3  th.ing Ih. 1  uds BFSTBANC a, co REGISTRY duPonit SYMBOLIC COLLECTION prefiAer FiNANCIAL SkRVICES FIMMINT I HAGERIV Alidilanortni.4.04.10 Coll.lurCarlmoun.“.

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RM AUCTIONS INC. Presents the Premiere Auction of the Year RICH ,/ D & t  r"  K Li  DETROIT, iVHLL Selling Without Reserve One off custom coachwork by Ford Motor Company for King George VI & Queen Elizabeth for their North American tour. .17 . - $ 1939 LINCOLN MODEL K TWELVE OPEN DRIVE FORMAL SEDAN "Air 1-1011 1929 AUBURN MODEL 8-98 BOATTAIL SPEEDSTER 1929 Auburn Model 8-98 Boattail Speedster 1930 Auburn Model 8-125 Sedan (ex George Raft) 1933 Auburn Model 12-161A Convertible Sedan 1935 Auburn Model 851 Convertible Sedan 1915 Brewster Open Drive Town Car 1938 Buick Century Woody Wagon 1950 Buick Roadmaster Sedan 1953 Buick Super 8 Estate Woodie Wagon 1947 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible Coupe 1976 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible 1984 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible by Eisenhardt 1989 Cadillac Fleetwood Limousine 1930 PACKARD MODEL 733 ROADSTER 1910 Chalmers H-30 Touring Car 1950 Chrysler Royale Station Wagon 1960 Chrysler 300F Convertible 1934 Duesenberg Model SJ Boattail Speedster 1912 Flanders Model 20 Touring Car 1947 Ford Sportsman Convertible 1952 Hudson Hornet Twin H Power Cony. Coupe 1895 Hurtu-Benz Motor Carriage 1965 Jaguar Series I E-Type Roadster 1934 LaSalle Series 353 Convertible Coupe 1939 Lincoln Model K Open Drive Formal Sedan 1942 Lincoln Zephyr 1934 DUESENBERG MODEL SJ BOATTAIL SPEEDSTER 1942 Lincoln Continental Coupe 1956 Mercury Montclair Convertible 1930 Packard Model 733 Roadster 1940 Packard Model 160 Sedan (ex James Cagney) 1956 Packard Caribbean Convertible 1932 Pierce-Arrow Model 52 Convertible Sedan 1937 Pierce-Arrow Model A Travel Trailer 1947 Pontiac Streamline Station Wagon 1948 Pontiac Silver Streak Convertible 1912 Renault Model 98 Open Drive Limousine 1929 Stutz Model M Vertical 8 Town Car by LeBaron 1910 Thomas Flyer 6-70 Touring Car Recreation dR RM AUCTIONS INC. ONE CLASSIC CAR DRIVE, BLENHEIM, ONTARIO NOP 1A0 TEL: 519-352-4575 FAX: 519-351-1337 www.rmauctions.com 111161.1 .11Y1 Coiimior Car Innmme

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SPORTS CAR EMARKE'l  • Keith Martin, Publikher  la/. 15, #8 Bonhams Europe edges close to Cobra money by getting $83,426 for this '59 AC Ace Bristol. Page 62. FIRSTHAND EVALUATIONS OF 191 COLLECTOR CARS 54 Bonhams, Hampshire, UK Ten off-beat classics here; our man wanted the toy train. 56  Mecum Collector Car Auctioneers, Rockford, IL How about $89,500 for a 1969 Dodge Daytona? 62 Bonhams Europe, Monte Carlo, Monaco We rate 34 classics, including a Porsche GT1 at $755,790. Kruse International, Las Vegas, NV Dave Kinney tries to win at the slots and spend it at the auction. Christie's, New York, NY SCM evaluates 41 lots as Christie's moves some heavy iron. S45,100 no longer surprisingly low for tired '86 TR. Kensington Motor Group, Bridgehampton, NY Trapped by the rain, bidders started to spend. PROFILES 30  36  40  42  1997 Ferrari F355 Spyder The badly needed return of Maranello magic. 1967 Austin-Healey 3000 Mk III Phase II The last and best of the Big Healeys. 1958 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Veloce A consummate cafe-racer for hot-blooded Italians. 1903 Martini 14/18hp 4.1-liter two-seater Let's see you run 50 mph at age 100. 44 1929 Mercedes-Benz SSK roadster Every boy's dream of what an old race car should look like. 48 1965 Shelby Mustang GT 350 "R" The ultimate version of an American icon. Christie's hammers down 52.6m at the Rock. 6 50 1968 McLaren MlOB Formula 5000 500 hp pushing 1,400 lbs—better than a triple espresso. Sports Car Market

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104 HARLEY- DAVIDSON / COLUMNS 10 Shifting Gears Keith Martin 12 The Inside Line Cindy Banzer 22 Collecting Thoughts: Crossing the Alps in Six SLs by Keith Martin 25 Affordable Classics: 1968-70 AMC AMX, Their One Good Car by Dave Kinney 32 Sheehan Speaks: Someone's Actually Buying Boxers by Michael Sheehan 45 Porsche Gesprach: Why Speedster Replicas Don't Cut It by Jim Schrager 94 Bike Buys: 1989-2002 Suzuki GS500E, the Beginner's Racer by Paul Duchene 95 Motobilia: Everything is For Sale, Including the Business by Carl Bomstead 104 eWatch: Go Ahead, Cheat Yourself, Write a Stupid Description by Carl Bomstead 1929 Mercedes-Benz SSK: heavy iron, heavy price at $3.3m. Despite high miles (for a Ferrari, anyway), made decent SSS. Our online automobilia auction guru, Carl Bomstead, explains why $30,000 is not crazy money for this nasty sign. DEPARTMENTS  14 Auction Calendar 16 You Write, We Read 17 Display Advertisers Index 26 SCM Picks - Our Cars 89 Fresh Meat 90 Price Guide 94 Mystery Photo We've watched this Sprint Veloce sell twice in the past year. 96 Twenty Year Picture 98 Glovebox Notes 98 Neat Stuff 99 Comments With Your Renewals CLASSIFIEDS 34 Ferrari 38 English 41 Alfa Romeo 43 Etceterini 46 German 49 American 51 Vintage Race Cars 100 Showcase Gallery 102 Resource Directory Find out what Bruce Trenery thinks of McLaren M1OB F5000s.  8  Not your average Shelby GT 350, "R" version brings S206k.  Nearly S60k for a typical, better-than-new Tanner resto. Sports Car Market

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CHRISTIE'S INTERNATIONAL MOTOR CARS Image: Indianapolis Speedway Museum  1935 Miller-Ford Indianapolis 500 Race Car  Estimate: $300,000-400,000  The ex-George Bailey  The ex-Camoradi Team, Moss/Gurney 1960 1000km Niirburgring Winner, Le Mans 1960 1960 Maserati Tipo 61 Birdcage, Chassis No. 2461 Estimate: $1,500,000-2,000,000 Image: The Klemantaski Collection The ex-Mike De Udy Bahamas Racing / Frank Gardner  1969 Lola T-70 Mark III B  Estimate: $240,000-280,000  Exceptional Motor Cars at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Auction 17 August, 6pm Enquiries  Malcolm Welford  mwelfordachristies.com Tel: (+1 310) 385 2699 Miles Morris mmorrisachristies.com Tel: (+1 212) 636 2277 'PEBBLE -•■■  • BEACH." CONCOURS  /Ph D ■■■■•" d ELEGANCE® www.ehristies.com Catalogues US: 1 (800) 395 6300 Worldwide: 44 (0)20 7389 2820 Venue The Pebble Beach Equestrian Center The ex-Howden Ganley / Reine Wisell / Jean Pierre Beltoise 1972 Race of Champions, Brands Hatch Winning 1972 BRM P180 Works El World Championship Car Estimate: $200,000-300,000

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Shifting Gears / Keith Martin —Neskowin, Oregon T here's a lot going on at SCM world headquarters this month, but we'll get to that in a minute. There's been a milestone occurrence in the Martin-Banzer family. Last weekend, our 11-year-old daughter, Alexandra, learned to drive. Early piloting is a tradition in our family; My grandfather, Tom McDowell, taught me how to operate his early '50s Ford 8N tractor on our farm in Novato, California, when I was eight years old. He showed me how to set the hand-throttle and explained the importance of letting the clutch out slowly. He demonstrated which pedal worked the front brake and how the left and right rear brakes each had its own control. My first course was a simple one and zig-zagged through the Bartlett pear orchard, looped between two walnut trees, went past the pampas grass and then came back around the artichoke patch to Start/Finish, across from the crabapple tree. I would guess my average speed was somewhere between nearly stopped and a slow walk. By the age of nine, I was a veteran tractor-boy, and I recall the sense of pride and accomplishment I felt each spring when I would head out to the barn to fire up the machinery for the weekend's work. Operating a tractor will do that for you. Alexandra's mount wasn't a tractor, but it was pretty close. The most recent addition to our increasingly oddball fleet is a 1973 VW Thing. As our daily cars become more complicated, the simplicity of the Thing has its own appeal. I found it at a local specialty shop, Always V-Dub. Never rusted, and with both vinyl and fiberglass tops, the price was $4,500. The 90-mile drive to our beach house was entertaining, the Thing's 1600-cc engine requiring a constant rowing through the gears to keep up with traffic. Doors removed and windshield folded down, the car was one of the stars of the annual Fourth of July parade in Neskowin. The next day, Alexandra announced that, as she was going to be 12 years old in August, it was time for her to learn to drive. "After all, Daddy, you learned to drive when you were eight," she reminded me. When I told her that, The Pebble Beach Tour Oregon-style. at 4'2" and 62 pounds, she was surely too little to reach the pedals, she replied firmly, "Just watch this." After carefully piling two phonebooks and a pillow onto the seat and stretching her legs out to the maximum, I had to admit that she could reach everything she needed to. Doors still off, we went to the Pacific City beach. In Oregon, at certain times of the year, it's legal to drive on designated sections of the beach. There is a sign posted that declares, "Licensed operators only," but we figured it didn't really apply to kids on holiday weekends. On the way over, with me behind the wheel, she had practiced shifting the car when I put in the clutch. I thought the beginning of the session would be marked by the same kinds of abrupt starts and stalls that I recalled from my own experience. But the low gearing and instant torque, such as there is, of the VW engine, coupled with her willingness to bury the throttle, meant we were 10  Note dual phonebook seat height adjuster moving along in first right away. Shifts up into second and third were accomplished with aplomb, and within a few minutes we were scaring seagulls all along the beach. You can never tell how the lives of your kids will play out; those of you who are parents know that we all do the best we can, never sure if it's the right thing or not, and then stand back to see what happens. I can only say that the sparkle I saw in her eyes, and the joy she seemed to exude as we motored along, shifting up and down and up and down and up again, was a remarkable thing. I'd like to believe that my grandfather, who passed away many years ago, was watching it all with a smile. A Perfect Change When you're 11, things don't get much better than this. Responding to your numerous requests, we've started a department devoted to vintage race cars. With veteran racer and certified car nut Bruce Trenery as our prime resource, we'll look at a different race car each month and examine it both in terms of value and functionality. Expect race car market reports and price guides, as well, in the near future. Due to increases in both numbers of subscribers and advertisers, we have expanded SCM to 108 pages, in a perfect-bound format. At the same time, we have signed a longterm contract with a major newsstand distributor, so tell your friends to look for SCM at a Barnes & Noble, Borders or other bookstore near them. In order to attract the attention of a newsstand reader, those retail sale issues will have a completely different cover. The rest of the magazine is unchanged. To comply with newsstand expectations, we have moved the date of our cover up one month, so this is now the September issue. We have extended all of your subscriptions by a month, so there will be no change in the number of magazines you receive. You'll find information about our featured artist, Barry Rowe, on page 17. It's Monterey Madness scm will have a presence at nearly every event during the crowded weekend, from our booths at the Historic Races and at Concorso Italiano to our seminar at the RM auction, with distribution of magazines at the RM, Christie's, Bonhams & Butterfields and Russo and Steele events, and even special placement in all the rooms at the Inn at Spanish Bay and the Lodge at Pebble Beach. Many of the SCM staff will be in Monterey, including our art director, Tyler Roy-Hart, SCM Gold manager David Slama, Editorial Manager Stephen Siegel and of course Ms. Banzer and myself. If you've got a few hours to kill, ask Donald Osborne (who is also director of advertising sales) about his Lancia Fulvia Zagato and newly acquired 1950 946-cc Crosley HotShot Special. Please visit with us; without your loyal support, and that of our valued advertisers, we couldn't have kept pushing forward these 15 years. Our pledge to you is to keep improving SCM, and to continue to provide information that will help you make informed decisions in your collecting. And to keep having fun in the process.* Sports Car Market First Drive

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Bonham BUTTERFIELDS AUCTIONEERS b APPRAISERS 1793 " Quail Lodge 15 August Sale of Important Collectors' Motor Cars, Automobilia, Jewelry and Watches August 15, 2003 Consignments are now invited Entries are now invited for this year's internationally renowned auction of Collectors' Motor Cars at Quail Lodge Resort and Golf Club. Now in its sixth year this annual West Coast sale has become synonymous with fine cars and record prices, and this year's sale will be further complimented by a selection of outstanding collectors' automobilia, timepieces and jewelry. Pictured . The ex-Don Ricardo 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 'Gullvving' sold at Quail Lodge 2002 for $244,500 Inquiries to: Mark Osborne on (415) 391 4000, mark.osborneebonhams.com , Andrew Reilly (415) 503 3285, andrew.reilly@bonhams.com , or Malcolm Barber (415) 861 7500, malcolm.barber@bonhams.com USA Bonhams & Butterfields 220 San Bruno Avenue San Francisco California 94103 +1 (415) 391 4000 UK Bon hams Montpelier Street London SW7 1HH +44 (0) 20 7393 3900 Europe Bonhams 10 Rue Blavignac 1227 Carouge-Geneva Switzerland +41 (0) 22 300 3160

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News  Please send news, event or auction information to insideline@sportscarmarket.com. scmHappenings v'Join SCM experts in California for the second annual Insider's Seminar at RM's Monterey auction, Saturday, 8/16/03, from 9 to noon at the Doubletree Hotel. Editor Martin will present "The Unfair Advantage: Secrets of Buying and Selling Right." $175/$300 for two ($225/$400 non-subscribers). NEW: All participants will have wireless headsets, to better hear their group leader. Contact David Slama, 503/261-0555 x206, david.slama@spo rtscarmarket.com . Details on p. 97. (OR) vSign up today for the SCM/Steve Austin Italy and Monaco Car Collector's Tour, occurring in May of 2004. Details on page 96. scm People  vSCM Senior Auction Analyst Dave Kin- ney has been elected to a two-year term on the Board of Governors of the American Society of Appraisers, an organization of appraisal professionals and others interested in the appraisal profession. Kinney will be the Personal Property Governor for ASA, which has 5,000 members. Events vMeet automotive artist Thierry Thompson during an Artist Reception in Cannel, CA, 8/15-16/03. Phillips Gallery features original paintings and limited-edition prints, including highly detailed images of F 1 s, classics, Mercedes, Ferraris and other sports cars. Phillips Gallery, One Ocean Ave. and Mission, Carmel, CA. 831/626-1617, www.thierrythompson.com . (CA) vThe art of travel without limits is the theme for this year's Louis Vuitton Classic, 9/6-7/03, organized by SCM'er Murray Smith. Steve McQueen's Jaguar XK-SS will be at this classic car show, which has moved to the Domaine National de Saint-Cloud. 212/931-2882, www.vuitton.com. (NY) vThe Alfa Romeo 1900 North America Register will have an event from Friday through Saturday, 9/12-13/03, concurrently with the Radnor Hunt Concours d'Elegance. Contact Joost Gompels, alfamail@comcast.com , 912/9210450, or Henry Wessells, hww3alfa@ao1.com , 610/644-5181. (GA)(PA) 12  vThe Acura Palos Verdes Concours d'Elegance will celebrate Ford's 100 years and featured marque Aston Martin, 9/11-14/03, at Donald Trump's Ocean Trails Golf Club in Palos Verdes, CA. Over 175 automobiles will compete in 22 classes, including Early Fords, Shelby GT 350, Mustangs and Cobras, pre-war Ford Hot Rods and more. 866/5-CAR-SHOW, www.pvconcours.com. (CA). vThe 20th annual Colorado English Motoring Conclave, 9/13-14/03, at Memorial Park in Arvada, CO, will feature Ride of the Rockies, which tours the Colorado Rocky Mountains and the Colorado English Motoring Conclave, where over 500 British vehicles are expected. www.coloradoconclave.com . 6/The Maserati Quattroporte and MercedesBenz SLR McLaren Super Sports GT will be among the many autos to have their world premiere introductions at the 60th International Motor Show (IAA) Passenger Cars, 9/11-21/ 03, in Frankfurt/Main, Germany. +49 69 9 75 07-2 66, www.iaa.de . (DE) vA 1931 Alfa Romeo 6C, a 1962 Plymouth Belvedere 413 Max Wedge and a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL will be featured at the 9th Glenmoor Gathering of Significant Automobiles, 9/14/03, at the historic Glenmoor Country Club in Canton, OH. A special grouping of Ohio-built cars, including Stearns, Jordan, Overland and Peerless, the Auto Bug, Jewel and Mahoning will celebrate Ohio's bicentennial. Other features include Rolls-Royce, Bentley and "Classic American Muscle Cars." 330/966-3600. (OH) vThe McLaren Fl Tour, 9/16-19/03, will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the McLaren Fl. BMW designed and built this 6liter V12 racer, which is recognized by some as the "ultimate car." About 20 McLaren owners will tour roughly 700 km through scenic France, starting in Bordeaux, swinging by Brantome and Monbazon and coming to a halt at Hunaudieres. +33 1, ppeter@peter.fr. (FR). Sports Car Market vThe long-expected successor to the Ferrari 456M GT will be launched at the Detroit Motor Show in January 2004. The engine is reportedly an evolution of the 575M Maranello's. Its 540 bhp will propel the car to a top speed of 310 km/h (190 mph), thus making it the world's fastest production 2+2 Yet unnamed, its price tag will reportedly be in the region of €210,000 (US $240,000). vTempero Coach & Motor Co. Ltd., of New Zealand, established in 1946, has been purchased by Martin Godbey of Vintage Motors of Sarasota, Inc. and A sneak peek at the newest Ferrari. Barrie Angliss of New Zealand (formerly of RM Auctions). Production has been increased, with additional staff. Tempero restores and builds all-alloy re-creations of many of the World's Greatest Sports Cars. 941/3556500, www.vintagemotorssarasota.com , www.temperocars.com . (FL) vBarrett-Jackson produced $4.2 million from collector car sales at its Classic Car Auction in the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, CA, 6/21-22/03. "This auction is continuing to grow each year, and with the support of the Petersen Automotive Museum, our consignors and bidders, this sale was a significant one for the collector car market," said Barrett-Jackson president Craig Jackson. The auction sold 55% of the nearly 200 autos that crossed the block, including a 1963 Ferrari 400 Superamerica for $432,000 and a 1923 Mercedes 28/95 PS Targa Florio for $756,000. See the detailed SCM report in our next issue, or visit www.barrett-jackson.com . vAutoTrans Express has introduced online shipping applications to increase the speed and convenience of auto transport. AutoTrans Express is a full-service provider of vehicle transportation solutions for almost any type of vehicle. 866/2776327, www.autotransexpress.com. (MO) vCatalago Bolaffi recorded RM Auctions as having the top six highest-dollar sales of collector cars among major auctions worldwide in 2002. RM sold a 1955 Ferrari 410S for $3,822,500, a 1937 Mercedes 540K Special Roadster for $3,630,000, a 1933 Alfa 8C 2600 Monza for $2,530,000, a 1934 Duesenberg Model J Convertible Coupe for $1,980,000, a 1953 Ferrari 375 MM Spyder for $1,925,000 and a 1958 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta for $1,265,000. The six cars totaled over $15.1 million. 800/2114371, www.rmauctions.com . (CN) vThe Mecum Gold Rush Corvette Auc- tion at the 31st Annual Bloomington Gold Corvette Show resulted in an over-50% sale rate and a total amount over $5,000,000. Over 300 Corvettes crossed the block June 27-29 at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois. Highlight of the sale was a 1967 L88 Corvette, which sold to Roger Judski of Roger's Corvette Center in Maitland, Florida, for $640,000, including buyer's premium, a world-record price for any factory production Corvette.

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The all-new 2004 Xj a — 4i"71ki; 111b,, Thanks to a 390-horsepower engine, it goes from 0 to - riveted-in-your-plush-leather-seat - in 5.0 seconds. _ AM/ The all-new 2004 XJ. Stronger. Faster. Safer. Smarter.  To find out the complete story on the XJ's super-charged V8 engine, visit your local Jaguar Retailer today.  JAGUAR Born to perform

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Crossing The Block PREView If you have news, event or auction information about the collector car hobby, send it to insideline@sportscarmarket.com. vAn ex-team Lotus Formula 1 car, raced by Mansell and de Angelis, and a 1952 MathePorsche will arrive at Bonhams' Sports, Grand Touring & Competition Motor Cars & Automobilia sale, 8/9/03, in Ntirburgring maro SS and a 1972 Chevrolet Corvette convertible. The auction is open to all vehicles. 815/568-8888, www.mecurnauction.com . (IL) VA 1931 Alfa Romeo 8C-1750 Le Mans and a 1908 Delaunay-Belleville will be offered at Christie's sale of Exceptional Motor Cars, 8/17/03, at the Equestrian Center in Pebble Beach, CA. 310/385-2699, www.christies.com . (CA) Auction and Show." Auburn 2003, at 'Cruse's Auburn, IN, complex, is held over Labor Day weekend, 8/27/03-9/2/03. 800/968-4444, vOver 250 cars, including a 1965 Ford Mustang convertible and a 1973 Chevrolet Corvette, are expected at Silver Auctions' Sun Valley Auction at the Sun Valley Lodge in Sun Valley, ID, 8/30-31/03, Labor Day weekend. I/A 1967 Shelby GT 500 is one of the featured cars at Kruse International's 33rd edition of the "World's Largest Collector Car Calendar  Mathe-Porsche: Abandoned by aliens? 6/A 1958 BMW Isetta and a metallic red 1965 Ford Mustang convertible will be for sale along with an expected 900 other cars at Silver Auctions' Hot August Nights at the Reno Sparks Convention Center in Reno, NV, 8/710/03. 800/255-4485, wvvw.silverauctions.com . (WA) Oldtimer Grand Prix, Germany. +44 207 393 3900, www.bonhams.com. (UK) 6/A 1995 Dodge Viper RT and a 1972 DeTomaso Pantera are among the consigned at RM Auctions' Woodward Dream Cruise Classic Car Auction, 8/8-10/03, at the Novi Expo Center in Novi, MI, one week before the Woodward Dream Cruise. 734/547-2400, www.rmauctions.com. (MI) f/Bonhams & Butterfields will offer a Sale of Collectors' Motor Cars and Automobilia, 8/15/03, at the Quail Lodge in Carmel, CA. Cars consigned for the sale include the exScuderia Ferrari, NART Kyalami and Imolawinning 1969/71 Ferrari 512S512M/712 CAN AM, a 1932 Delage D6 and a 1946 Fiat MiIle Miglia. 415/861-7500, wvvw.butterfields.com . (CA) 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. E-mail auction info to: insideline@sportscamiarket.com . AUGUST Rhode Island — August 1 BONHAMS — Newport Michigan —August 2 RM AUCTIONS — Auburn Hills Missouri —August 9 KRUSE — St. Louis Germany —August 9 BONHAMS — Nfirburgring Nevada — August 7-10 SILVER — Reno Michigan — August 8-10 RM CLASSIC CARS — Novi California —August 15 BONHAMS — Quail Lodge vA 1963 Ferrari 250 SWB California Spyder and a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing coupe are among the cars expected at RM Auctions' Monterey Sports and Collector Car Auction, 8/15-16/03, at the Doubletree Hotel in Monterey, CA. Almost 200 sports, racing, classic and muscle cars will cross the block. 519/352-4575, www.rmauctions.com . (CN) VA 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 and a 1934 Chevrolet Hot Rod will appear at Russo and Steele's no-reserve auction, 8/16/03. Monterey Sports and Muscle at the Marriott will bring 75 European sports cars, muscle cars, customs and hot rods to the Marriott Hotel in downtown Monterey, CA. 602/2522697, www.russoandsteele.com . (AZ) vMecum Auctions will attend the 19th Annual Midwest Chevy and Corvette Meet in Valparaiso for its sixth year, 8/16-17/03. Among the offerings are a 1968 Chevrolet Ca- 14  California — August 15-16 RM AUCTIONS — Monterey Michigan —August 15-16 ICA — Pontiac California — August 16 RUSSO AND STEELE — Monterey Kentucky —August 16 KRUSE — Sparta Indiana —August 16-17 MECUM — Valparaiso California —August 17 CHRISTIE'S — Pebble Beach California — August 22-24 MECUM — Pleasanton Pennsylvania —August 22-24 MECUM — Carlisle Indiana —August 29-30 VINTAGE GAVEL — Auburn Idaho —August 30-31 SILVER — Sun Valley Indiana —August 28-September 2 KRUSE —Auburn SEPTEMBER England — September 5 BONHAMS — Goodwood Illinois — September 6 KRUSE — Chicago Massachusetts — September 6 KRUSE — Boston Indiana — September 13 KRUSE — Auburn Kentucky — September 13 ICA — Louisville Switzerland — September 13 OLDTIMER GALLERIE —Toffen Washington — September 13 SILVER — Tacoma England — September 13-14 BONHAMS — Beaulieu California — September 20 KRUSE — Fontana New York — September 20 RM AUCTIONS — New York Kansas — September 19-21 MECUM — Kansas City South Dakota — September 27 ICA — Sioux Falls Iowa — September 27-28 MECUM — Des Moines Texas — September 27-28 KRUSE — New Braunfels OCTOBER England — October 4 CHEFFINS — Duxford Indiana — October 4 KRUSE — Auburn England — October 8 H&H AUCTIONS — Derbyshire Pennsylvania — October 8-11 THE AUCTION — Hershey Mississippi — October 10-11 ICA — Biloxi Pennsylvania — October 18 BONHAMS — Hershey Missouri — October 17-19 CCI — Branson Tennessee — October 17-19 MECUM — Knoxville Canada — October 24-26 RM CLASSIC CARS — Toronto illinois —October 31-November 2 MECUM — St. Charles NOVEMBER Indiana — November 1 KRUSE — Auburn Oregon — November 1 SILVER — Portland England — November 12 BONHAMS — Harrogate Idaho — November 15 SILVER — Boise Michigan —November 21-23 RM CLASSIC CARS — Novi Texas — November 21-23 KRUSE — Dallas Switzerland — November 29 OLDTIMER GALLERIE — Toffen Arizona — November 28-30 ICA — Gilbert DECEMBER England — December 1 BONHAMS — London Missouri — December 5-7 MECUM — Kansas City England — December 6 CHEFFINS — Bedfordshire England - December 10 H&H AUCTIONS — Derbyshire France — December 15 ARTCURIAL-BRIESTPOULAIN-LE FUR — Paris Switzerland — December 19 BONHAMS — Gstaad• Sports Car Market www.kruseinternational.com . (IN) 6/The Oldtimer Gallery Toffen in Switzerland presents a No-Reserve-Auction for classic cars, 9/13/03. The sale list will be published one week before the sale. +41 31 819 61 61, www.oldtimergalerie.ch. (CH) 6/A 1966 Lincoln Continental convertible and a 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air are among 350 entries expected at Keith McCormick's 35th Annual Palm Springs Exotic Car Show and Auction, 11/22-23/03, at the new $7 million downtown parking center (known to locals as the "vehicle retention boutique") in Palm Springs, CA. 760/320-3290, www.classiccarauction.com. (CA).

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You Write, We Read All letters are subject to editing. Please address correspondence to SCM, PO Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292. Fax 503/253-2234, e-mail: copved@sportscarmarket.com Proud Owner of Investment Grade F Dear SCM: Every year my husband Steve and I eagerly await the arrival of our Pocket Price Guide. We live on a small island where quality automotive reading matter is in short supply, and we missed the 2002 edition when we moved. So when the 2003 copy arrived, competition for it was naturally fierce. Steve got his hands on the Guide first, but I stealthily waited until he fell asleep reading the Porsche section to pry it from his grasp. Upon opening the booklet, I was so astonished by one of the entries that I let out a whoop that woke him from his 924-induced slumber. In the Toyota section, where I expected to see only the 2000GT, I discovered an entry for the car I own, the 1985 MR-2. I was further intrigued by Marit Anne Peterson's excellent article on the MR-2 Mark I on the "Affordable Classics" page of your June 2003 issue (page 15). asphalt directly to the steering wheel, and the engine howls behind my ears like a blender set on "liquefy." But the MR-2's handling is tight and precise, and the car weighs so little that the tiny sewing-machine engine powers it gleefully through the fastest freeway traffic. I'm never bored driving, even if I'm just going down the street for a quart of milk or a quart of STP. Steve scoffed when 1 brought the car home and swore he would never drive it as long as we had our 1997 BMW Z3. He's a sportscar purist and usually thinks that if a car doesn't come from a country famous for its olive oil, beer from Quail Lodge to Laguna Seca to Pebble Beach in some wretched rental car like an Oldsmobile "Under-Achieva," I've finally persuaded Steve that we should drive there this year. We are taking the Z3, however, not the MR-2. See you there!—Kathryn L. Schipper, Vashon, WA Send This Mug to I can honestly say that I am one of the proudest owners of an "Investment Grade F" vehicle you will ever meet. I know the MR-2 will never appreciate, but no Ferrari 375 Mille Miglia Spyder owner loves his or her car more than I love mine. It's been said that sports car enthusiasts buy cars that remind them of happy times in their lives, and that's certainly true of my MR-2. The car is a link to my "Footloose" and fancy-free 20s, when I was dancing around my dorm room lip-syncing to Hall and Oates and putting up posters of Sting. I wanted an MR-2 from the moment I first saw one. I'm now a lawyer in my 40s, but from the day I bought "Roxanne" three years ago I have never had a moment's regret about living out a youthful dream. "If a car doesn't come from a country famous for its olive oil, beer or fish and chips, it's not worth having." or fish and chips, it's not worth having. However, when I took him out to a famously twisty local road and forced him to get behind the wheel of the MR-2, his opinion changed. He didn't say much, but as he whipped through the hairpin turns at ever-increasing speeds, his growing grin spoke volumes. Now the MR-2 has an honored place in the garage next to the BMW. For a blast of pure, cheap, shoulder-padded, Miami Vice-era fun (with a dash of pre-ABS-andairbags fear thrown in to add spice to the driving experience), nothing beats this car. The ride is bone-jarring, the suspension transmits every change in the chemical composition of the 16  Much energy has been devoted in this magazine to the debate over whether various sports and collector cars have "soul," that indefinable je ne sais quois that separates a truly great vehicle from a merely pedestrian one. (Or perhaps those who actually speak French from those who, like me, merely pretend to.) I cannot define "soul," but as a Supreme Court justice once said, I know it when I see it. And my 1985 Toyota MR-2 has it in spades. P.S. You very kindly published a story I wrote about Monterey Weekend in 2001. I wanted to let you know that after years of flying to Monterey and shuttling the Junkyard Dear SCM: In reply to an article written by Mr. Keith Martin regarding the Buick Reatta (Market Reports, July 2003, page 52), I will take exceptions: 1. The Reatta was not the only two-seater that Buick ever built. Check your information. Where did that come from? (While there were a few pre-WWII front bench seat only models, such as the 1936 Model 46C and the 1934 Series 90, there were no two-seaters built after WWII.—ED.) 2. A perfect convertible sold yesterday on eBay for $19,000. If you know where one is for $10,000, let me know; it will be sold in five minutes. (Try your local Auto Recycler For $10,000, you should get a six-pack of them.—ED.) 3. If you think that Reattas have no following, think again, or better yet just think, I promise it won't hurt. In my opinion, the only thing one repair away from the junk heap is your magazine.— igor@wichitausa.com. Igor, no need to get excited. Just tell us what you really think—ED. E320 Cabs and Ferrari 412s Dear SCM: I read with interest the comments of SCM'er Jay Rosenfield in the June issue (page 12) about the 1990-2000 Mercedes 300/500 SL series. A few months ago, in another reference to Affordable Classics, I recall reading in SCM about the 1994-96 Mercedes-Benz E320 cabriolet. The E320 cab was actually produced in far less numbers than the 300/500 SL series, with SPORTS CAR MARKET EDITOR & PUBLISHER Keith Martin MANAGING EDITOR Cindy Banzer ART DIRECTOR Tyler Roy-Hart EDITORIAL MANAGER Stephen Siegel PROJECTS COORDINATOR David Slama GRAPHIC ARTIST Kirsten Onoday SUBSCRIPTIONS Kristen Hall-Geisler COPY EDITORS Bill Neill Jeff Sabatini SENIOR AUCTION ANALYSTS Dave Brownell Dave Kinney Richard Hudson-Evans AUCTION ANALYSTS John Apen Chip Baldoni B. Mitchell Carlson Scott Featherman CONTRIBUTING EDITORS Steve Ahlgrim Gary Anderson Carl Bomstead Bengt Halvorson Alexander Leventhal Jim Schrager Michael Sheehan CONTRIBUTORS Raymond Milo Steve Serbo Tom Young Donald Osborne Keith Duly 1.T. 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approximately 6,000 cars being built over a three-year period. When new, they were close in price to the SL, and they are coachbuilt on the virtually bulletproof E320 platform. In November last year, I drove past Mercedes-Benz of Fort Lauderdale and noticed a gorgeous smoke silver E320 cab on their used lot. The article in SCM came immediately to mind, and I pulled in to look. The car is now my daily driver. It is not uncommon to find extremely wellmaintained, low-mileage, high-line cars in South Florida, and this one had only 31,500 one-owner miles. The most incredible thing is that Mercedes' Starmark program is available on cars as much as seven years from their in-service date, and the dealer can offer the near equivalent of a newcar warranty effective for three years from purchase or until the total mileage is 100,000. That means I was able to purchase a beautiful 1995 car at well under 50% of its MSRP with, in this case, a 36-month and/or almost 70,000-mile factory warranty. This is something to think about for those of us who like to reconcile fantasy with reality when making automotive choices. I have also been following with keen interest your Ferrari C4 vs. 456 dilemma. I've owned and driven a number of Ferraris, and the C4 has much to recommend it. It makes the best sound of any Ferrari and it is quite user friendly. You just don't want to have to do a valve adjustment! more, at today's prices the cost of entry is low enough, compared to either a C4 or 456, that you can put away a healthy reserve to cover the inevitable maintenance. As you learned with your 330 and your Mondial, those costs are not recovered when you sell. That's the price you pay for the "If you parked perpendicular to the curb on a hill, the doors would pull you out of th e car and throw you into the street pleasure. I've driven my 412 over 6,000 miles in the past year and still my overall cost of ownership is far lower than it would be with either of your hypothetical choices. SCM is truly my favorite magazine both for your editorial content and the sense of community you foster. Thank you for allowing us readers to play such an important part.—Craig M. Balaban, Holtsville, NY My Wife's 500 SI. My particular taste runs toward practical 2+2 models. Although contrary to your editorial opinion, I personally find the 412, particularly with a five-speed, has much to recommend it. The low-key styling is a benefit if you don't want to be a magnet for every teenage boy when you park, and when those less knowledgeable ask, "Is that a real Ferrari?" it is fun to deflect them with a discreet "No, it's just a big Fiat." By carefully choosing a cherished and well-maintained example, you get a comfortable car with modern amenities, good air conditioning, four-passenger comfort and a genuine Ferrari V12 under the hood. What's 18  Dear SCM: This is in response to Jay Rosenfield's letter in the June issue. I bought my wife a 1991 500 SL in February 1997 for $53,000 with 40,000 miles on it, from a Mercedes dealer lot. They gave me a new rear wind screen and detailed the car to perfection. I bought a three-year warranty, which paid for itself in the first year. The car leaked water onto the driver in the rain and when we took it back to fix the problem, they broke the windshield while replacing all the rubber around the windshield and on the hardtop. (The side windows need to be adjusted for the hardtop and readjusted for the ragtop. The side windows pushed up the hardtop a fraction, breaking the seal and allowing water to drain onto the driver's legs.) The car was a pleasure to own but was not without small problems like seat-back levers breaking, wood trim coming loose, and premature (60,000 miles) water pump failure. I had the oil changed faithfully at the dealer, and shuddered every time I got the bill because of all the things they found wrong and wanted to fix. I always thought the car was noisy with the ragtop up but quiet enough with the hardtop on. The worst thing was the size and weight of the doors. It was very difficult to get out of the car in tight spots, and if you parked perpendicular to the curb on a hill, the doors would pull you out of the car and throw you into the street. They must have weighed 300 lbs. each. I kept the car spotless and the paint looked as good after 12 years as it did when new. I sold the car last month with 91,500 miles on it for $20,000. I probably averaged $2,000 a year in maintenance. On the positive side, these are great touring cars with adequate power (I drive a 500E) and still have good looks. The negative is they need the highest octane and average 15 mpg, the maintenance can be costly if you don't stay on top of it, and their resale value goes down exponentially with the mileage.—Doug Fisher, via e-mail Dear SCM: A few thoughts on Jay Rosenfield's June issue letter regarding the 1990-2000 SLs. My wife and I have always admired the styling and last year finally decided to buy a 1999 500 SL Sport. The real clincher for me was R&T's test showing lap times of the standard 500 SL to be faster than a Boxster (S model, as I recall) and an M coupe. This was very impressive for a 10-year-old design weighing in at more than two tons. Great brakes and the ability to put down lots of power very early exiting a corner (great traction control) probably played a big role. But, as Jay pointed out, this is a grand tourer, not a sports car, and you never forget its weight. How a two-seater with limited luggage capacity gets to weigh as much as many luxury four-door sedans is a mystery. Maybe you can explain it if you do an article. As for "affordable," perhaps. We paid $61,000 plus $2,500 for the Starmark extended warranty, which, given M-B repair prices, we considered a necessity. The car was mint, had just under 20,000 miles on it and now has about 24,000. My guess is we'd be lucky to get high $40,000s for it today, and the depreciation has shown little sign of letting up. All that said, it provides very enjoyable top-down, or -up, motoring. As for the 600, I thought that's what I wanted, but was scared away by multiple service managers who described it as "very service intensive," and by backto-back test drives with the 500 which just proved that if a 500 is too heavy, another 200 lb on the front wheels does not improve the situation. Love your mag, and like so many readers, I read it cover to cover. Only suggestion I have would be to throw in some mini road tests of unusual cars. Inquiring readers like to know!—Peter Chapin, Charlottesville, VA An Elan in Sprint Clothing Dear SCM: I question the details of the description of Lot #93 in the Christie's March 24 auction in London, as described in the June issue of SCM (page 52). The car is described as a "1967 LOTUS ELAN SPRINT S3 Coupe. S/N 36/7352. Red over white, gold fenders/black." I see the following inconsistency in that description. The Sprint model was not introduced until February of 1971, so "1967" and "Sprint" wouldn't normally be used together. So, what is it? In 1967, Elan coupes were S3 models (coupes were S3s from September of 1965 until the introduction of the S4 coupe in March of 1968). S/N #36/7352 identifies it as a coupe (the 36 part), and the 7352 places its production sometime shortly after August of 1967. Also, the Elan VIN numbering system changed in January 1970, prior to the introduction of the Sprint, to a sequence beginning with the model year. The colors, however, are the Imperial Tobacco livery of red over white with gold fenders and stripe, as used on some Sprints, commemorating the Gold Leaf Team Lotus that Sports Car Market

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raced from 1968 to 1971. So, again, what is it? My guess is that it may be a 1967 Lotus Elan S3 -S/E" (Special Equipment) repainted in Sprint livery. Maybe its engine has been upgraded to Sprint specifications, too, which is not difficult or uncommon. Thanks for producing a very enlightening and enjoyable magazine for us classic sports car enthusiasts.—Dave Kubiak, Moraga, CA Dave, we use the auction company's descriptions of cars at the beginning of our profiles, including their model nomenclature. Chances are you are right, that this is an Elan, painted in a Sprint color scheme. Thanks for the corrections.—ED. Leaping Forward Into the Past Dear SCM: I am not sure if you attended the Ford Centennial Celebration this past weekend in Detroit. There were plenty of great new and old Fords, Shelbys, Lincolns and Mercurys. The centerpiece of the celebration, though, could only have been the '05 Ford GT (nee GT 40). I am a member of the automotive press, and, as such, not only did I have the privilege of spending time with several of the engineers on the project, but I also got to crawl all over the three Ford GTs that were made for the event. I live in Boulder, Colorado, two minutes from the Shelby American Collection Museum, the center of the Vintage Shelby universe (www.shelby americancollection.co m), where many of the original GT 40s can be seen by the public. I have always been impressed with the origi- "The vehicle is simply gorgeous. It elicits the same lump in my throat, and sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach that I get when I see other exotic or historically significant automobiles." nal, Le Mans-winning GT 40s. I have been enamored with them over the years, but not enough to pay upwards of $100,000 for a component vehicle version. I know you are not big fans of the "New Classics" (GT 500E anyone?); neither am I. Nevertheless, the '05 Ford GT is absolute- 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! cllEEL ■/ 20  Martin E. Button Inc Phone: 415-777-2000 > Fax: 415-543-5112 Email: info@cosdel.com *Pk Quality Service Since 1960 We are the exclusive shipper for all three major Monterey Auctions. 0/* ■ of Ar ly stunning in most every way. The vehicle is simply gorgeous. It elicits the same lump in my throat, and sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach that I get when I see other exotic or historically significant automobiles. Interior and exterior proportions are complete poetry. From an exterior standpoint, one would be hard-pressed to tell the difference from the original unless the vehicles were parked next to each other. The interior pays homage to its forebear with comfortable, modern touches, like the aluminum seat upholstery detail. And, at 6'2", I was able to comfortably sit in the vehicle with the door closed. Although, I would need a Gurney hump to be able to wear a helmet. This vehicle is the real deal. A modern Ferrari killer that Ford has brought back to life for a privileged few (4,500 units over three years). At a list price starting at below $150,000, enthusiasts will be able to drive this 500-horsepower dream machine on a daily basis for hundreds of thousands less than an original and not a great deal more than a replica version. Kudos to Ford and the hand-picked group of Ford employees for having the passion to bring this vehicle to life. While the vehicle photographs well, it presents itself even better in the sheet metal (aluminum).—Frank Amoroso, Automotive Journalist, Boulder, CO Frank, while we appreciate your enthusiasm for the new Ford GT (will those idiots who want millions for the GT 40 name ever wake up and smell the coffee?), we don't share it. We would much rather see Ford reach into its future than make such a blatant trip into the past. Imagine if the new Enzo looked like a 250 GTO, but with more creature comforts. I doubt you'd be impressed. SCM would much rather see Ford announce that as part of its 100th anniversary, it was going to return to Le Mans with a new prototype, and once again strive for an overall win. Building a replica, no matter how well done, just isn't very daring—ED. Just Say No to Ferrari Calculus Dear SCM: Just got the latest SCM; it keeps getting better and better. I wish it were twice as many pages. On the 456 versus C4, I would have the 456, hands down. The longer you look at a 456, the better it looks. And the performance, handling and reliability are worlds ahead of the C4. No contest. Congratulations on selling Kermit, the green Mondial. If the ever-shrewd Banzer/Martin partnership has to pay $22/day to own a Ferrari, then this kind of expense is unavoidable and I am going to stop feeling bad about the costs of owning one. I have purposely not done the math on my Mondial; I didn't take calculus in college and I am not sure I know how to deal with numbers that high.—Jim Rosenthal, MD Errata The description of "The Quail" in the Monterey Weekend guide in the July issue (page 20) should have read: "In this premier edition of what may become another classic event, you will find on display 100 rare, important and historic racing and sports racing cars. They will be shown on the driving range in small, evocative groupings.". Sports Car Market

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Collecting Thoughts From Stuttgart to Como in Six SLs — Lake Como, Italy U p to 90 mph, the steering on the 1958 300 SL roadster was tight and secure. But as we left Bad Ragaz, Switzerland and accelerated into triple-digit speeds, the front end began to wander slightly, and a small shimmy at the steering wheel became apparent. "Shouldn't do that," remarked Peter Spieth, general manager of the Mercedes-Benz Classic Center in the US. "I'll have to have it looked at." We were in the midst of a five-day trip, driving four vintage and two modern Mercedes SLs across the Alps. We started from the Mercedes Classic Center in Felbach, a suburb of Stuttgart, Germany, and ended at the DaimlerChrysler Center for Advanced Design at Lake Como, Italy. Brand heritage has been a popular theme for many American and European manufacturers during the past decade. BMW built its Z8, Chrysler the Prowler, Ford the Thunderbird and soon the GT, and Chevrolet is jumping into the fray with its SSR pickup. Mercedes has avoided this retro-binge. "Our cars pay tribute to the past, but always look forward," said Spieth. The cars in our group were chosen to reflect the way the SL has evolved during the past 50 years. The vintage cars included the 300 SL roadster, a 1962 190 SL, a 1965 230 SL fitted with an optional fivespeed manual gearbox, and a 1985 500 SL. The modern counterpoint was provided by a hot rod SLK 32 AMG, with fat tires that looked like they came off a Viper, and a silver SL55 AMG. This driving tour began at the 10th anniversary celebration of the Mercedes Classic Center, the restoration and service facility for classic Mercedes. Not content with a static display, the Center set up a test course through its parking lot and brought out a variety of cars from the museum, ranging from pre-WWII supercharged behemoths to modern racers. In ecumenical fashion, Mercedes invited BMW. Porsche and Audi to send over a few cars of interest, which led to, among other cars, a 917 sitting in the paddock area and being demonstrated. It would be rare to see an American manufacturer share its glory with anyone, let alone fierce competitors. Our drive across the Alps had a purpose, aside from terrific scenery and waistband-bust- Brand heritage is more than just a trendy slogan. with a rare and highly desirable ZF five-speed manual gearbox (the car came standard with a four-speed manual or four-speed automatic). The interior was more spacious than that of the 190 SL, and the various switches and gauges more modern—but always within a Mercedes style and idiom. The car accelerated more briskly than the 190 SL, partly due to the larger engine size, but more because of the perfectly spaced gears in the five-speed. We had driven a four-speed automatic in the New England 1000 some years back and found its gearbox, which normally starts in second, to result in performance that was sluggish at speeds below 50 mph. While the "go" factor was better with the five-speed, the handling of the SL was hampered by the strange "bouncy bouncy" feel that came from the swing-axle rear suspension. Overall, it simply didn't feel as composed as the 190 SL. Wide tires and 349 hp on the go- ing meals. This was an opportunity to experience firsthand the development of the post-WWII SL that began with the 300 SL Gullwing coupe of 1954. We began with a freshly restored 190 SL, handsome in black over tan (SCM Price Guide, $23,000-$36,000). SCM often refers to these as "harmless collectibles," as although they share the look of their bigbrother 300 SL, they are underpowered and heavy. The 1.9-liter four-cylinder engine puts out just 120 hp, not enough to move the 2,550-pound car with any alacrity. Though prepared to be underwhelmed, I found this car to be surprisingly pleasant. Not far from Stuttgart, we were caught in a massive rainstorm. The top went up easily, but large streams of water poured into the car from the seal between the right windshield pillar and the top. "Maybe just like when they were new," remarked Spieth with a smile. Overall, the 190 pulled smoothly if not quickly to redline and cruised easily at 80 mph. We had expected less and got more. Next was a 230 SL, a car seen frequently at auctions in a variety of conditions from nasty pig to concours delight (SCM Price Guide $23,000-$28,000 w/five-speed). Another recent restoration, it was fitted 22  kart SLK 32 AMG. We switched to the 1985 500 SL (the US version was the 560 SL), which we found by comparison with the earlier cars to be almost completely devoid of interest (SCM Price Guide, $23,000-$27,000). It did everything much better—accelerating, braking, heating, air conditioning and handling—but without providing much road feel or excitement. The 500 SL represents an era when Mercedes was leaning towards soft, cushy handling, even for its SL models. Also, the somewhat Baroque styling of the car is not aging particularly well. We saved the 300 SL for last (SCM Price Guide $175,000-$210,000). I had driven SCM' er Sam Mann's 300 SL coupe and found it to be powerful and comfortable, a capable long-distance cruiser worthy of its legendary status. Aside from a lack of ventilation (I understand Mann is having A/C installed, discreetly of course, on one of his Gullwings), the only shortcoming was, once again, a strange feel from the rear during spirited cornering, due to the swing-axle setup. The roadster, with its revised rear suspension, was a noticeably betterhandling car. Riding low to the ground, and with its "fishtail" tailpipe, it reminded me of my Ferrari 330 America, or an early '60s Corvette: gobs of horsepower, great sound, and at full throttle, a seamless, near turbinelike acceleration. With 240 hp and 217 lb-ft of torque on tap, the 300 SL was a supercar in its era, and still a strong performer today. Seating position was good, and the placement of the controls was logical. As mentioned above, the front suspension on this particular car seemed vague at high speed, and both Bruce Meyers and Chip Connors, Sports Car Market

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©2003 Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. A DaimlerChrysler Company. Brand Event Marketing. If You Don't Put It in Your Garage, It Might Wind Up in a Museum. The vintage Mercedes-Benz vehicles offered for sale by the Classic Center in Fellbach, Germany, are among the finest you'll find anywhere. They range from lovingly maintained daily drivers to frame-off restorations done by factory-trained craftsmen using authentic build sheets and genuine Mercedes-Benz parts. And while it's true that many of these cars are worthy of being displayed in museums, they'd be much happier if they found new homes in the garages of individual enthusiasts. We have a hunch you feel the same way. To review the superb vehicles currently available, and to find out how you can purchase one, please visit MBUSA.com/classic or call us at 866-MBCLASSIC(622-5277). Passion. Unlike any other.

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Collecting Thoughts SCM'ers who have owned many 300 SLs between them, remarked that the car should track "as straight and true as a locomotive at any speed." The car has a timeless look, derived from the all-conquering 300 SLRs. In its era, it was the sporting flagship of the Mercedes brand. On To the Moderns The two new cars offered a clear look at the evolution of the SL. In the last decade, Mercedes has rediscovered the importance of styling, as well as adding ultra-performance models developed by AMG. I've never been a great fan of the SLK, finding it too small and "cute" for my tastes. But the version we drove, equipped with the 18-valve, 3.2-liter, 349-horsepower AMG-developed V6 (MSRP $55,450), was a pocket rocket. Its fat tires and short liter, 465-hp supercharged engine, and a 0-60 mph time of 4.5 seconds, is simply over the top. While most of the performance is wasted in the US, in Italy we were able to motor along at well above 100 mph, with another 50 mph in reserve. For a grand touring two-seater that combines comfort and horsepower along with a retractable hardtop, the SL is simply the definitive car of this era. In fact, it may be the first SL since the 300 of the '50s to offer the same combination of alluring yet masculine style along with overwhelming performance. The SL 55 AMG is the first sexy SL since the original 300. wheelbase made it the perfect car as we wound down through the Alps towards Como. As all good modern cars do, it made difficult roads easy, and the various electronic handling assists made every driver into a Schumacher. Our route took us through miles of tight switchbacks, where the ponderous, at low speeds, non-assisted steering of the 300 SL was not missed. The SLK just squirted from turn to turn. With the traction control shut off, inducing throttle oversteer to set up for the upcoming corner was easily accomplished. I was in the 5L55 AMG for the quick trip from Lake Como to Malpensa. I've been a fan of the new SL, so long as it is not painted in a garish color like red, and find it to be a stylish combination of power and competence. Its rakish lines continue to be strikingly modern. And the new SL55 AMG model (MSRP $85,990), with its hand-built 5.5- 65 + Cars In Inventory Buying, Trading and Consigning American Classics, Eurosports, Rolls/Bentley and Collection Liquidations. Always Buying. Web: Vintagemotorssarasota.com 1997 Ferrari 355 Spyder Red / Tan, books, tools, Dealer major service, 311< miles, Clean $96,500 1974 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Spyder, 10K original miles, Outstanding original condition, Dino Russo $425,000. 1937 Packard 1507 12 Cyl 2-Pass/RS Cpe. Known Hist. Packard BI/Gray. Exc. Cond/ Drives v. well. $115,000 [Short Nose D-Type 1972 Ferrari 365GTB/4 Daytona Coupe, Red / Tan, Books, Tools $119,000. V- 1959 Bentley S1 Longwheelbase W/Divis,Wind. Fact.A/C Midn.B1u/Dk.Red/ Stunning $65,500 24 M 0 1" 0 or sAR VINTAGE MOTORS EXCLUSIVE FACTORY AGENT OF .0.011.10 NC Despite their differences in age, looks and drivetrain, each of the SLs I drove had more in common than not. A solidity of feel, a conservative but still appealing look and at least enough power was present in each. The switch gear was logically and consistently laid out, with each newer car representing an evolutionary step forward. The driving position was always good, with a commanding view of the road. If I had to pick one of the vintage SLs to put in my garage, weighing together price, performance and appearance, my choice would be the 190 SL. Even though its performance is best described as "stately," nonetheless it had a striking classic appearance, and at current market values, is a decent investment. The 230 SL, with five-speed, would be the second choice; I didn't have much interest in the 500. With cost as no object, obviously the 300 SL would be the winner. But the 190 SL offers the virtues of affordability, timeless styling and enough performance to get from alpine chalet to lakeside villa at a respectable rate of speed.—Keith Martin• 2836 N famianu hail, Sarasota, FL 34234, USA Phone: 941-355-6500 Fax: 941-359-0810 sales@ temperocars.com Web: Vintagemotorssarasota.com Long Nose D-Typ DBR2 Tempero is proud to create hand-crafted reproductions of many of the world's most famous sports and racing cars. Our cars are based on the manufacturer's original designs, and are built to each customer's individual specifications. They have been upgraded to reflect modern requirements of safety and performance. Each car is lovingly and skillfully constructed from sheet aluminum using the time-honored methods employed by reputable coach building companies. Classics start at $130,000. 3 XKSS Models In Production Temper° has also custom-built these 1950-1960 racing classics: Lightweight E-Type C Type X.113 Lister Costin Testarossa Sports Car Market

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Affordable Classics 1968-70 AMC AMX The AMX was hardly a car for conformists I n 1968 American Motors finally had a winner. Maybe it's just a law of averages type of thing, but the AMX was in many ways the right car for the right time. American Motors dumped the funky fourseat Marlin in '68 and replaced it with a car made in the true pony-car formula (long hood, short trunk, six- or eight-cylinder motor, 2+2 seating), called the Javelin. It was late to the party, with Mustang and Camaro already eating up the sales charts. But the Javelin was a real car, and it was an exciting change from a company known for selling transportation aimed at the practical side of the ledger. In the middle of the 1968 sales year, AMC introduced another car, one aimed squarely at image. In February 1968, the AMX (American Motors Experimental) was introduced. AMX was a Javelin-based car, with a 97-inch version of the Javelin's 109-inch wheelbase. Gone was the back seat, replaced by a carpeted area. The seats themselves were thin shell buckets with an available reclining feature. A dashmounted tachometer was standard, and the steering wheel was made of a wood-grained material. The AMX came with the requisite non-functioning hood scoops, and the fastback rear treatment (the only body style offered) completed the total born-in-the-late-1960s look. Under the hood, choices ranged from a standard 290-cubic-inch V8 to 343 and 390 options. In 1969, AMXs were available with many more features and options, including a "Big Bad AMX" package, with body-colored bumpers available in Big Bad Blue (195 built), Big Bad Orange (284 built) and Big Bad Green (293 built). Fifty-two AMXs, full NHRA turnkey drag racers prepared by Hurst, were sold: The '60s were an era of non-conformity, and fittingly, the AMX was hardly a car for conformists. In addition to performance options, power and luxury options included air conditioning and power steering. So many different options and packages were offered that it would require your own database server just to crunch the numbers on what was available at what time. Suffice it to say, it is doubtful if there are more than one or two cars remaining that carry the same colors and equipment. The AMX, like many muscle and performance cars of the time, did not have a high survival rate. Perhaps 25% of the cars produced are streetable today, so expect to spend some time looking for the car you want with the colors and equipment you desire. Finding original, new old stock (NOS) AMX parts makes September, 2003 G REG OR F is KEN Fine Historic Automobiles Situated in  Kensington  Mews,  internationally famous for old cars. we are proud to offer a varied selection of historic automobiles. Our prices are keenly competitive in today's market and we are always interested in buying, part exchanging or selling on clients' behalf cars similar to those below. Please write, phone, fax or e-mail with your requirements. di. Oki ■  . ( ) 14.. i CA FISKENI 4//kit Cr For three years...AMC got it right. looking for a $39 hotel room in Manhattan seem doable; in most cases, NOS parts simply do not exist. Look for a fully restored car, as a "checkbook restoration" that might be possible or even plausible (although not advisable) on a Camaro or Mustang is just not something you want to be involved in with this AMC. Fabrication is often the only way to go for rare AMX parts, and you'll find that building something from scratch is a whole lot more difficult than ordering Mopar stuff out of a Year One catalog or Web site. Prices? The astute AMX buyer will find a good offering of decent cars in the mid-teens, while the under $10,000 cars will most likely be plagued with expensive problems. The rare # 1 -condition cars with great options can run twice as much and, in my opinion, are worth the difference in price. As usual, take a magnet with you when you look at an AMX—hidden rust can make an okay-looking car economically unfeasible. By 1971, the AMX was just an option package on the Javelin. Although the '71s are sought after, they are not in the same league as the true two-seat AMXs. Today, American Motors is just a historical footnote in the history of DaimlerChrysler (and a minor one at that). But the lasting popularity of the AMX points out that even the company known for turning out hordes of hopeless Ambassadors did, for three years at least, get one car just right.—Dave Kinney• Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine #  Club  Web site  1968-70 19,134 '68: $3,245; '69: $3,297; '70: $3,395 On top of the right front wheelhouse panel Top front of block or center left side of block, above oil pan AMC World Clubs, 7963 Depew Street, Arvada, CO 80003 www.amcwc.com Alternatives  Boss 302 or 351 Mustang, RS or SS Camaro SCM Investment Grade  $9,000-$14,000 $250 $11 1960 Maserati Tipo 63 ' Birdcage' In 1960 when the superiority of the rear engined airs became evident, the finned Mammal engineer Alfieri was among the first to use !have concepts in sports cars. The Tipo 63 without the driveshafi was even lighter than the Tipo 61 and more powerful too. This ex-Camoradi Tham car was entered for the 1961 12 Thum qrS'ebring where both Moss and Hill drove her in practice and during the race by Caslner and Gregory The Maserati subsequently formed part of/he famed Grell collection in Switzerland before the present owner bought the historic racer in 1990. Since then he has embarked upon a meticulous restoration programme keeping the car highly original yet equally a front running contender for the plethora of ever&for which it would be accepted —  -----  '  i  •  0371  -,-;0 11111111  ,f ■11•1111111. - .4wvAlin2-.— 1974 Aston Martin DBS V8 - ex Le Mans class winner The famous "Muncher" was developed by Robin Hamilton to realise his dream of competing at Le Mans. The Aston debuted at the Silvers/one Sir Hours in 1977 and showed huge potential in the hands of Hamilton with co-drivers Salmon and Preece who went on to win their class at Le Mans that war! On its return to Le Mans in 1979 the Aston wasfitted with luin turbos producing some 800 bhp. The subject of a full sert!ice in 1995 by Aston Engineering, the car remains to the same specification as in 1980. A fantastic piece of Aston Martin history and a worthy contender fir any AMOC event, or next year's Le Mans Classic. CARS IN STOCK 1963 AC Cobra 289 1933 Alfa Romeo BC 2300 Monza ex Renato Balestrero 1970 Alfa Romeo 133/3 — ex Auto Delta 1923 Bentley 3 Litre 1929 Bentley Speed Six 1939 Bentley 4 'A Litre 'Honeysuckle' 1957 Bentley Si Continental 1953 Cooper Bristol Mil 1953 Ferrari 375 MM Pininfarina 1960 Ferrari 246S by Fantuzzi 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB/2 1953 Frazer Nash Le Mans Mkll 1951 Jaguar a120 Competition Roadster 1993 Jaguar xj 220C — Le Mans clam winner 1938 Mercedes 540K Cabriolet A 1960 MG A TWin-Cam 1973 Porsche 911 RS Lightweight 1959 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud 1 Drophead 14 Queens Gate Place Mews, London, SW7 5BQ Telephone 011 44 20 7584 3503 Fax 011 44 20 7584 7403 E-mail: cars@gregorfisken.com  www.gregorfisken.com

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SCM Picks / Our Cars What We Drive Like most of you, I've been a subscriber to Road & Track for longer than I've been driving. In the '60s, the issue I waited for each year contained a listing of the cars the R&T contributors drove. Their personal cars, often exotica like Lotus 7s, Porsche 356s and Triumph TR3s, simply confirmed for me that these larger-than-life guys Staffer Dave Brownell Senior Auction Analyst Car  Dave Kinney Senior Auction Analyst 1924 Bentley 3-Litre Tourer 1961 Morgan Plus 4 roadster 1954 Austin-Healey 100/4 1963 Studebaker Avanti 1963 Studebaker Avanti 1963 Studebaker Avanti 1963 Studebaker Avanti 1964 Studebaker Avanti " Owned 19 years 28 years 11/2 years 10 years 6 years 8 years 10 years 15 years were hopeless gearheads day and night and were surely leading the best of all possible lives. Four decades later, R&T is a changed magazine, with an understandably different focus. So it's our turn at SCM to throw out a list of the cars we own and drive. There are too many for one issue; we'll have the rest next month.—ED. Last Drove it Today 2 weeks ago 3 weeks ago Never Never Never Never 1 year ago Favorite Thing Engineering, style and performance Looks, handling and speed Style, sound and ruggedness Second Avanti built, earliest Avanti in public hands Train wreck for restoration Train wreck for restoration, redux Currently in restoration Two owners, Senior National first at Hershey eight years ago It never fails to put a smile on my face when I put my foot on the gas" -Dave Kinney, '89 Bentley Turbo R 1967 Volvo 123GT 1970 Gianinni Monza 1973 Mercury Cougar 1980 Comuta-Car electric 1981 Delorean DMC-12 1985 Avanti Convertible 1985 Avanti 5-speed 1989 Bentley Turbo R 1998 Ford Explorer XLT Jim Schrager Porsche Specialist 2001 Ford F-150 Lariat Super Cab 1961 Porsche 3568 Sunroof 1962 Porsche 356B Roadster 1963 Porsche 3568 Coupe 1964 Porsche 356SC Sunroof 1964 Porsche 356SC Cabriolet 3 years 2 years 28 years 1 month ago 2 years ago 18 years 18 years 4 years 5 years 2 years A few years Many years Many years Many years 1 year 1 month ago 1 week ago 1 month ago Never 1 week ago 1 year ago 1 year ago 3 days ago Today Today Never Last week This week Last week Last week Too much fun to ever drive slow One alone built, ex-show car, 150 miles Been in family since new, Senior National first at Hershey 115 miles since new, 3rd one I've owned 3,100 miles since new, I have no idea why lawn this car, it's for sale One of three production convertibles built on the original chassis One of seven cars built with a 5-speed manual, wife bought new It never fails to put a smile on my face when I put my foot on the gas Wife's 85,000-mile daily driver My daily driver, never scares my clients Complete project car in great colors (silver/red) needing everything Invited to Meodowbrook in 1998 on the 50th anniversary of Porsche Wonderful nut and bolt restoration with 25k miles, still drives like new The sunroof, plus great mechanicals Nut-and-bolt restoration, now I have to make it run right "Very rare with sunroof, but still doesn't drive right" -Jim Schrager, '66 Porsche 911 1966 Porsche 911 Sunroof 1967 Porsche 911S Targa 1968 Porsche 912 Cabriolet conversion 1969 Porsche 911E Coupe 1969 Porsche 911S Targa 1969 Porsche 911T Coupe 1969 Porsche 911E Sunroof 2.2 26 Many years Last year 3 years Last year Last year 2 years Many years See next month's issue for Jim Schrager's other nine Porshes. Sports Car Market 2 weeks ago Today Never Last month Last month Never Today Very rare with sunroof, but still doesn't drive right Pete Zimmermann's full mechanical make-over Parts car Very original Project car with decent potential and runs well Parts car Fantastic original car with great engine and transmission

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SCM Picks / Our Cars Staffer 1957 Ford T-Bird  1958 Ferrari 250 Cal LWB Spyder  1960 Chevrolet Corvette  1961 MGA Roadster  1965 Ferrari 275 GIB  1966 Chevrolet Pickup  Car Owned 5 years 28 years 43 years 11 years 23 years 6 years Last Drove it 1 1/2 years ago 5 years ago 11 years ago 2 months ago 8 months ago 2 months ago Favorite Thing Retro look, no depreciation Looks and sound Drove cross-country twice, no problem Solid open car Looks and handling Gets more attention than the Ferraris "Unique, Beautiful, open and fast." -John Apen, '66 Ferrari 275 GTS 1966 Ferrari 275 GTS 1967 Fiat Dino Spyder 1971 Intermeccanica Italia Spyder 1971 Rolls-Royce Drophead 1974 Ferrari 365 BB Boxer Raymond Milo French/Italian Specialist Steve Serbo Aston/Lotus Specialist — 1954 Moretti GS Berlinetta 1996 Honda Accord 1956 Porsche 356A Speedster 1963 Aston Martin DB4 Series V Vantage 1985 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Coupe Audi TT 21 years 5 years 5 years 5 years 15 years 2 months 1 1/2 years 7 years 1 year 5 years 21/2 years 8 months ago 1 month ago 2 months ago 2 months ago 4 years ago Yesterday Daily Last week This week Today This week Unique, beautiful, open and fast Pinin Farina quality body $4k Ford 302 in a gorgeous Italian Spyder Look rich but not cheap, maintenance is staggering Mid-engine handling, power and looks When I come to my senses and decide to sell it Perfect displacement appliance Icon design open car, great for long trips, simple to maintain As classic as classic gets ... 354 bhp, 6 cylinders No other car, including the Vanquish, has this much curb appeal Good in bad weather As pa es ot tms p ti4 g• czkftt if CarArtInc.com Buy signed, limited edition prints by renowned car designers & fine artists including award-winning members of the Automotive Fine Arts Society Ken Eberts, Harold Cleworth, Nicola Wood, Art Fitzpatrick, Niles Nakaoka Come visit us at Concorso Italiano on Aug. 15th or see our artwork at: Petersen Museum, Los Angeles Automotive Legends, Malibu Muckenthaler Museum, Fullerton o ctiop •wowiwor  1.1).  INS vow vet, Ai /Aar ;C:, 28  Sports Car Market

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FERRARI MASERATI it ORANGE COUNTY F ERRARI .MAS E RAT I of SAN DIEGO   www.fmsocaI.corn O.C. 1425 West Baker Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92626 S.D. 7477 Girard Avenue, La Jolla, CA 92037 0.C. 714.662.7600 S.D. 858.454.9211

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Ferrari Profile 1997 F355 Spyder The press loved the car, the people loved the car and customers had to get on a waiting list to buy it Chassis number: ZFFXR48AA8V01107072 T his is truly a beauty, in iconic Ferrari red with camel leather interior and matching boot, and a black automatic convertible top. The legendary engine is a 3.5-liter V8 producing 375 horsepower, with 11:1 compression ratio, twin overhead camshafts per cylinder bank and five valves per cylinder. A CD changer is located in the trunk. A two-owner vehicle, it has been maintained as an exotic car should be. Fully serviced and documented, the 30,000-mile service was done at the cost of $7,000. Your Ferrari dream can come true today, especially as this car is offered with a very low reserve. This car sold for $99,360, including buyer's premium, at the Barrett-  Jackson West Palm Beach auction, held April 10-13, 2003.  The collapse of the collector car hypermarket of the late '80s  brought on a nuclear winter that virtually froze Ferrari sales for the  next several years. Riding the crest of the speculation wave, Ferrari  had bumped production from 3,119 cars in 1985 to a record high of  4,594 cars in 1991. When the crash came, new Ferrari sales dried  up and units began quickly piling up in showrooms and warehouses.  Ferrari responded by slashing production: A 25% cut in 1992 still left  supply exceeding demand, and another 20% cut in 1993 brought pro-  duction down to a scant 2,325 units. Ferrari needed some magic, and  it needed it fast.  the uninspiring 348 for 1994. Normally this would 0 Number produced  a rabbit out of his hat when he decided to update  Ferrari President Luca di Montezemolo pulled  mean adding a few more horses and sticking on  some body trim, but di Montezemolo challenged everyone at Ferrari, from design to marketing, to  create something special, something far more dra-  matic to bring buyers back to the showrooms It's said a picture is worth a thousand words,  and one photo in the 355 press kit told the story.  In the midst of some glamour shots, was the im-  age of the underside of a 355 seemingly floating  on air The bottom of the car was completely  covered in sculpted panels of fiberglass. This undertray of air dfii ,  sort of racecar aerodynamics that had never be  fore graced a street car The statement was made:  The 355 was a serious performance car  I irsers and venturis produced the  Years roduced  Original list price  p scm Price Guide  above the passenger side rear  shock absorber Engine #.... Top of engine on the passenger side in  the rear. The number does not match  the chassis number.  #  Stamped on the frame directly Club  I Web site  P.O.  Alternatives  Po Ferrari Daytona, Lamborghini Diablo www.FerrariClubofAmerica.com Box 720597 Atlantat ana, GA 30358, Porsche 993 twin turbo, BMW Z8,   , The engine was all new and bumped horsepower up a whopping 25  percent. Ferrari engineers redesigned the chassis to accommodate the  power of the new motor and improved grip from new 18-inch wheels.  Then they went to work on the body and smoothed it to be more ag-  gressive and more distinctive. The transmission got another gear to  make it a six-speed and in 1997, a Formula One-style paddle-shifi  transmission became available. The interior was likewise spilled up  and—ta da!—the rabbit appeared and Ferrari sales were about to get  back on track.  Not sold at $98,000  RM; Phoenix, AZ; 1/1712003  SCM ID# 30307  Lot #139, SIN 117698  1997 Ferrari F355 Spyder Condition: 2+   30 Ferrari Club of America,  The marketplace acceptance of the 355 was nothing short of magical in its own right. The press loved the car, the people loved the car and soon customers had to get on a waiting list to buy the car. Ferrari had a hit, and rightly so. The 355 had the looks, performance and cachet that made it worthy of the marque. In 1997, the introduction of a 355 Spyder and the new 550 Maranello model pushed Ferrari production up to 3,518, well on the way to the current 4,200-car level. Tune-up/major service  Distributor  cap  Chassis 2,664 six-speeds, 1,053 Fls approx. $137,075  $95,000-$115,000  $5,500 with cam belt  N/A 1994-99  If you're going to buy a car like this—or any car—it's best to do a little homework .first. Auction catalogs and objective information don't always go hand-in-hand. I pulled a Carfax report (www.carfax.com) on this 355 Spyder, which indicated it should have around 31,000 miles, as it did. Carfax also told me the car sold new to an owner in Virginia before it was transferred to a second owner in Maryland. The car made its way to Florida by way of an East Coast dealers' auction. Yearly emission inspections showed a believable progression of mileage and no damage history was recorded. With nothing in this car 's history to arouse suspicions and an expensive major service documented, a further look at the car is warranted Ferrari 355s have a couple interior defects to watch for: Plastic in the interior can melt, dissolve or otherwise turn into a sticky mess, and the dash leather is prone to shrinkage, looking unsightly and often distorting the dash frame. On the mechanical side, headers and ECUs on early cars sometimes go bad and the power tops on Spyders are notably fragile. Assuming this car passed a visual inspection with no major issues, this was a fair buy. A low-mile, top-notch '97 Spyder can bring up to $110,000, while rough cars with checkered histories go through dealer auctions in the $70,000s. The 30,000 miles on this car is high for a Ferrani and was reflected in the price. While I might have expected a lowto-mid $90,000s price, the fact that the service was done, and the car presented itself well, accounted for the slight premium. 355s are wonderful cars, and the new owner should get miles of enjoyment out of his new toy—Steve Ahlgrim (Historic and descriptive information courtesy of Barrett-Jackson)• COMPARABLES  1998 Ferrari F355 Spyder Lot #354, SIN 110833 Condition: 2- McCormick Auctions; Palm Springs, CA; 11/17/2001 Not sold at $105,000 SCM ID# 24206 Sports Car Market

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Sheehan Speaks months ago. Generally, high-volume models such as the Boxers and TRs are more-or-less fully depreciated and slow to sell, but even in this somnambulant corner of the market, the sun has started to shine. 1979 512 BB S/N 30235 was offered by a well-known Canadian broker on eBay in May of this year and bid to only $42,000 with a buy-it-now price of $65,000. The same 512 BB was put back on eBay in June and was bid to and sold for $66,100. As I have said before, I think Boxers are an enormous amount of car for the money, and while $66,100 is really still too cheap, it's a lot better than $42,000. 5 As I mentioned last month, vintage event–friendly cars, usable for European vintage racing and rallies—such as alloybodied Boanos, Lussos and early 275 GTBs—continue to enjoy a strong market and rising prices because of the European interest and the weak dollar. Steel-bodied Boano S/N 0641 GT, restored to a very high standard and finished in black with a bronze top, has just sold in the $225,000 range. A year ago, I would have expected this car to sell in the $145,000 range. Alloy-bodied Boano S/N 0613 came out of Japan early this year, was freshened up, went through several dealers' hands and sold to an end-user for just under $300,000, a recent high for a no-race-history alloy Boano. Last year at this time, it would have struggled to bring $200,000. Yes, folks, these are real and significant gains in value. Poor old Daytonas are finally getting a little pop of their own. In June of 2000, 365 GTB/4 Daytona S/N 14819 was advertised on eBay at a Not Sale-Proof Anymore ummer is here, winter snows are a memory and, sonof-a-gun, once again the Ferrari market is hot. Recent dealer sales and auctions have shown very high prices for cars that were difficult to sell as recently as a few The sun has started to shine on Boxers. buy-it-now price of under $95,000. After not selling, it went to a dealer in Orange County for well under $95,000. There, it was refurbished to attractive if not concours-winning standards, and in June of this year sold at the Barrett-Jackson Petersen Museum auction in L.A. for an impressive $145,800. In conversations with dealers around the country, their informal consensus is that there is room in the US market for about six Daytonas a month to be sold at retail, for strong money. When you get more than Proudly offering the world's finest collector vehicle tires and wheels since 1958. Coker Tire 1317 Chestnut Street Chattanooga, TN 1-800-251-6336 www.coker.com 37402

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six cars offered, a mini-negative price war sets in, and the results can be discouraging for a seller. It does appear the flow of panic-sellers of Daytonas has slowed down, and perhaps with the stock market ticking back up, collectors aren't quite so worried about turning their four-wheeled toys into money. My prediction is that if we see a reasonable, but not excessive, number of Daytonas coming to market, the nice, number-two condition cars will start edging up out of the $125,000 range they have been in, and start hitting the $135,000-$150,000 range with regularity. However, the doggie cars will still be left in the barking lots, as most Ferrari buyers by now have figured out that you always buy someone else's restoration, unless you somehow missed out on losing a fortune with the dot-com collapse and want to replicate the fiscal bloodshed in your own garage, by restoring your own car. At the same Barrett-Jackson auction at the Petersen, 400 Superamerica S/N 3949 SA sold for a staggering $432,000. Even though it was a one-family-owned car with covered headlights, finished nicely in red with black with red piping, the price paid is a new public-sale record, in this decade, for a 400 LWB Superamerica. The previous three 400 Superamericas in the SCM Gold database were all sold by RM, 3931 SA making $363,000 in August, 2002 at Monterey, and 4271 SA bringing $357,500 at the Waldorf-Astoria, NYC, in September of 2002, and being sold again for $341,000 in March at the Amelia Island, Florida, auction. Higher up the food chain, 250 LM S/N 6105, a good older restoration with decent but not particularly significant club racing history, came out of Texas in March and was sold to a well-known European dealer in the low $2,000,000 range. It crossed the Atlantic, duty was paid, and, in June, was sold to a new owner in France for well over $2,500,000. By comparison, only last year 250 LM S/N 5845 sold to a well-known European dealer for substantially back of $2,000,000. He restored it, and it is on the market in Europe for well over $3,000,000. At the upper end of the Ferrari market stratosphere, in late June Swiss collector Rene Maspoli sold his 500 Mondial Berlinetta Pinin Farina S/N 0452 MD and his 250 MM Pinin Farina-bodied Berlinetta S/N 0344 MM together to an Italian collector who paid 4,000,000 Swiss Francs, or US $3,050,000, for the pair, much more than I would have thought they would bring. If I had to value each car, in terms of this sale, I would put a number of $1,525,000 on each. This 500 Mondial is an old friend. As an historical aside, in 1987, on October 13, I bought this same car from a collector in Florida for $300,000, and sold the car on November 18, 1987, to a Japanese collector for $475,000. Proving that not all Japanese collectors lost out, the Japanese owner sold the car back to me on July 5, 1988, for $570,000, and I sold it to a well-known Swiss dealer/broker for $589,000, who then sold it to Maspoli. The exact number he paid isn't known, but I would hazard that it was in the $650,000 range. Admittedly, $650,000 to $1,250,000 over a 15-year period isn't exactly a skyrocketing rate of return (about 4.6%, compounded annually), but it beats a lot of other financial instruments in today's market. The point of all this is that while a lot of the Ferrari market has been in the toilet for the past decade, the prices of truly exceptional cars have continued a relentless climb. On the new-car side, 360 Spyders have stabilized, selling for about $50,000 over their window sticker price of $200,000. My dealer friends tell me that while they estimate the market could absorb six Daytonas a month, nationwide, the 360 Spyder is so sought after that every Ferrari dealer in the country could probably sell six of them each, a month, without impacting the market. There may a lesson here about the future of Ferrari, where the older cars, with their many user-cruel features, are appealing to a smaller and smaller audience, while the new cars, which are extremely user-friendly, are in fact broadening the Ferrari market. I would suggest that if you have a Ferrari to sell, now is the time. And if you're buying now, yes, you'll pay a little more than if you wait until the freezing February winds are blowing across Lake Michigan. But ask yourself, isn't it really worth something, maybe a lot, to have a car and drive it, top-down, when the weather is good? Somehow looking at it in the garage, under a car cover, just isn't the same.• America's Oldest Ferrari Dealership

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Ferrari Classifieds ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! ONLY $15. See page 102 for details. 59 250 CT California Spyder, #1235, factory competition car with aluminum gas tank and center filler in trunk lid, ribbed case gearbox, racing engine, transmission, differential and brakes, factory hardtop, books and tools included, drives beautifully. $1,300,000. Brooke 714-633-6817. CA 61 250 GTE, runs well, needs total restoration, no rust, does not drive. $25,000, offer. 661-393-5957, 661-393-1774. CA 66 275 GTS, rare gold/black, original color, overall good condition, runs and drives very well, 55,000 miles. $155,000. David 754-246-1969. FL 66 Ma, coupe, red with tan interior, frame-off restoration, 1,000cc 4-cyl Ferrari motor, knock-offs. $24,000 obo. 630-6732208. IL 71 Dino 246 CT, s/n 02036. red/tan, excellent car. $56,500 obo. 512-250-1826. TX 72 365 GTC4, looks and drives great. $40,000. 559-432-6868. CA 72 365 GTC4, red, I bought it from original owner 3 years ago and am buying a 456 GT, exc original condition. $49,000. 775530-0111. NV 75 365 GTC/4, well-serviced example in silver with full black leather, V12, air, PS, 5-speed, a magnificent touring car that runs beautifully. Jim 860-633-8270. CT 75 Dino 308 GT4, Euro, beautiful recent paint and leather, tan/red, 5 star wheels, 35K miles, looks new, runs like new, fast. 9devlin9@optonline.net . $27,000. 203637-5811. CT 76 512 BB, red with black interior, 55,000 miles. $75,000. 704-342-3443. NC 77 308, fly yellow with black interior, this car is in great condition, paint job is flawless, this car will sell itself. bsch26@aol.com . $24,000. 920-406-8338. WI 77 308, black, modified for electronic fuel injection and electronic MSD ignition, estate sale. $22,000. 631-724-8868. NY 78 308 GTS, black, maroon, new tires, wheels redone, new 2nd gear synchro, engine out, complete major service, runs excellent, engine tune-up, carbs rebuilt, very nice car, 50k miles, car runs excellent. $29,900. 614-471-7535. OH 83 308 GTS1 QV, black beauty witan interior, 36k, recent major service, records, very clean, a joy to drive. michael.marez@pulte.com . $32,500. 303740-3375. CO 99 Maranello Grigio, alloy, K&N filter, Tubi exhaust, 7100 miles, looks and drives as new. Tires as new. jiseson@netscape.net. 516-365-1385. NV PA R TS Original Ferrari factory manuals, brochures, memorabilia. Huge stock of original Ferrari items from early Scuderia Ferrari to current Enzo Ferrari model and everything in between. Download catalog at www.ferrariliterature.com . 407-292-6363. Fax 407-566-9625. FL* FEADERMAN 6/ CO Gladwyne, Pennsylvania www.FeathermanCo.00m Free Initial Consultation 610.645.5595 Sco cone PT' inde III There's .Scott is an invaluable partner for those seeking an ent, 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 fir Automotive Service Excellem • Advisory Boanl Member - NADA Classic and Collectible Appraisal Guides • Auction AnalyseReporter and Contributor - Sports Car Market Magazine • Society of Automotive Engineers • Society of Automotive Historians • an automotive consultant specializing in over twenty years of hands-on professional Experienced Partner. no Substitute for an • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • II • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • VISIT US AT CONCORSO ITALIAN°

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English Car Profile Its door gaps were as exact as  a bespoke Tuxedo and the engine bay was spotless Chassis number: HBJ8442603G A ustin-Healey's highly successful six cylinder cars entered their final iteration in 1964 with the BJ8 series, or Mk III. This was the high point in driver and passenger comfort for the "big" Healeys, as they became more of a grand tourer rather than an all-out sports car. Starting with the dramatically new four-cylinder 100/4 in 1953, Austin-Healeys changed to six-cylinder power in late 1956 with the first 100/6. The 3000 Mk I debuted in 1959, the Mk II in 1961 and the first of the Mk Ills in 1964. The Mk us differed from the Mk Tin the front with a new radiator grille design incorporating vertical bars in place of the previous horizontal theme, and under the hood with three SU HS4 carburetors, which boosted output from 124 to 132 bhp The MK Ills reverted to a two-carb setup, while horsepower climbed to 150 thanks to cam, valve and exhaust system tweaks. Styling retained its original look through each generation: softly rounded lines, oval grille and a long hood and short rear deck. Healeys are one of the most attractive of production sports cars, with a style and appearance still pleasing to the eye today. Mark III cars incorporated a number of mechanical improvements. The overhead-valve six-cylinder gained a new camshaft design and stronger valve springs along with SU HD8 two-inch throat carburetors. A new dual exhaust system with an extra muffler at the rear was in keeping with the emphasis on passenger comfort. Servo brakes became standard and the traditional push-button starter gave way to key start. The transmission was supplied with new ratios, but still had an unsynchronized first gear. The walnut-veneered dashboard now housed an electric tachometer and a 140-mph speedometer. Other interior changes included seating material of Ambla, the British equivalent of high-grade leatherette. A center console including a padded armrest became standard and door pockets were eliminated. The small rear seating area featured a two-piece seat back that could be folded forward into a handy package tray. In keeping with market demands, roll-up windows had superseded the traditional side curtains, thereby broadening the car's appeal as a practical, everyday driver. The car offered here is a Phase II BJ8. Phase Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine #  Club  Web site  Alternatives  SCM Investment Grade  II cars began in May 1964 with chassis number 26705 and continued through the end of production in March 1968. Mark III Phase II cars are the culmination of subtle but constant improvement, as they underwent even more changes than the first Mk Ills. The chassis members under the rear axle were changed from previous cars. Six-leaf rear springs were now standard and the Panhard rod was removed. Wire wheel hubs now had coarser threads and the front sidelamps gained larger lenses, eventually changing to a set of four lenses for separate parking/directional indicators, as of chassis number 31336. Except for very minor changes, mainly to comply with new US and European traffic and safety laws, the Mk III Phase II would continue in this Lot #27, S/N RBJ8L32497 Condition: I 1966 Austin-Healey 3000 Mk 1111318  H&H Auctions; Derbyshire, UK; 2/19/2003 Sold at $49,568 SCM ID# 30444 1967 Austin-Healey 3000 Mk III Phase II , form until the end of series production. The rugged six-cylinder, 150-hp engine has been proven through millions of miles of owner use and numerous rally and racing victories in the U.S. and Europe. Indeed, the Healey has turned out to be the kind of sports car that the British call a great "all-rounder," as capable of making the daily commute as it is competitive during a weekend of vintage racing. $26,500436,000 (add 10% for Phase II) $250 $14.95 Plate on bulkhead Plate on top of block Austin-Healey Club of America, P  O. Box 3220, Monroe, NC 28111 www.healeyclub.org Jaguar )(ICE Series II, Mercedes-Benz 250 SL This car sold for $57,240, including buyer 's premium, at the BarrettJackson Scottsdale auction, held January 16-19, 2003. Finished in the correct Healey blue with dark blue upholstery, this BJ8 brought the biggest bucks for the marque at this year's Barrett-Jackson—as well it should have. It sat correctly, door gaps were as precise as the cut of a bespoke tuxedo, and the engine bay was spotless. The only unauthentic notes in this Kurt Tanner restoration were the chrome wire wheels. 1964-67 16,314 $3,628 But I'll admit that the chrome wires added to the car 's allure—this Mk III was real eye candy. I can remember these cars coming off the delivery trucks when new, covered in Cosmoline, needing a wash-down and some polish to be ready for the showroom. No brand-new Healey ever looked any better than this car. If you have your heart set on a Mk III (or any Austin-Healey) be sure that the candidate you're thinking about has a sound transmission. The non-synchro first gear is weak, and if careless former owners have been dropping the gearbox into first while the car is in motion, it may be ready to make expensive noises. Other than that, big Healeys aren't known for any particular problems. Like all cars of their time, the bodies are prone to rust and rot—something the new owner doesn't have to worry about with this gorgeous example. Prices for excellent big Healeys, particularly the Mk III Phase us, have been heading upwards for the past several years and are now knocking on Jaguar XKE price levels for #1 cars. The big question remaining is when one will hit six figures at auction.—Dave Brownell• COMPARABLES 1967 Austin-Healey 3000 Mk III Phase II Lot #77, SN FIBJ8L41852 Condition: 1- Christie's; Pebble Beach, CA; 8/18/2002 Sold at $62,275 SCM ID# 29051

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English Car Classifieds AC 58 Ace, AEX 456, in fantastic original condition with only 27,000 documented miles, has the original mint top, side curtains and tonneau cover, nothing drives like an original. $68,500. Don Sears 402399-9172. NE ASTON MARTIN 58 DB2/4 Mk III, orig claret painted 1977, unrestored, carefully maintained, orig cond, immaculate, Becker AM/FM, original chrome, perfect flawless runner, present owner since 1974, all records, Lucas driving lights, Marchal headlights, no surprises. $50,000. 902-538-1200. NS, Canada 67 DB6 short chassis Volante, red/black w/black convertible top, show quality. Isconline@hotmail.com . $265,000. 410299-3811. MD 79 Volante convertible, jubilee silver, green, auto, 27K miles. mint cond. $63,000. 941-497-6750. FL 2000 DB7 Vantage, Coupe Special, auto, dark blue metallic factory paint, parchment/blue interior, Burl elm wood package with factory upgrade stereo and sports wheel, 1 owner, 14,500 miles. No scratches, dings, or stories. For pictures, e-mail me paul(iipineloch.com . Paul 407859-3550 x201, home 407-894-8361. FL AUSTIN 71 Mini, absolutely beautiful, new body restoration of classic Mini Cooper S imported from UK, rhd, new interior, Minilites/Dunlops, 85hp bal & blueprint, 1.5 SUs, rebuilt gearbox, new exhaust, front/rear subframe, big brakes. suspension, BL flame red, spares. mycoacha bet ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! ONLY $15. See page 102 for details. latlantic.net. $16,500. Gregory Pease 301317-5038. MD 77 Mini, ground-up restoration, 1275 A+ engine, blue w/white top, tan int, lh drive, excellent condition, needs nothing. thekuscher@aol.com . $9,500. 414-2593999 days, 262-786-5585 eves. WI AUSTIN-HEALEY 56 100M with Heritage letter, 1,000 miles on complete frame-off restoration, all records, two-tone Healey blue with blue leather, exceptional condition and extremely reliable. $49,500. 630-879-1266. IL 60 BT7, completely restored as a factory spec rally car, aluminum head, side draft Webers, quick ratio steering, aluminum hood, doors, and fenders, white/red, factory hardtop, much more. 510-271-2384. CA 63 Mk II 327 roadster, Colorado red, 27,000 miles, stored many years and restored only as needed, this car truly drives like a new car. $32,500 obo. Tom 440-5265908, OH 66 3000 Mk III BJ8, recent complete mechanical restoration by HealeyWerks, new interior, top and dash, black vv/blue interior, CA car. psabbowanol.com . $32,000. Peter 603-491-5141. NH BENTLEY 30 Birkin Blower, a magnificent recreation constructed in 2001 on a RollsRoyce chassis. Aluminum bodywork over an ash frame, 4.5 liter supercharged Bentley Mark IV engine producing 225bhp. Peterson Engineering has built the car with an unbelievable attention to detail. The motorcar appears as a fully restored original. The Blower is a joy to drive with its ample power and hydraulic braking system. Other recreations available via special order, P.O.A. www.ContinentalAutoSports.com. 630655-3535. IL JAGUAR 53 XK 120 dhc, extremely straight, engine bay superb, original upholstery, all brake systems rebuilt, new top, runs and drives beautifully, off-white, red int. clese16809@aol.com $36,500. 404-2910497. GA 53 Mk VII, 2nd owner, 70K original miles, has had brakes, clutch, steering, carbs, exhaust, fuel pumps rebuilt or replaced, run well, needs minor bodywork and interior restoration, all wood in very good condition. $10,000 obo. 570-476-0632. PA LOTUS 60 7 with Caterham frame, aluminum with red, 1750 tall engine, runs well. Ilylaclamagaol.com . $18,000 obo. 860693-0303. CT MORGAN 55 Plus 4, 4-seater, Triumph engine, 44,000 miles, new top, tires, wheels, powder coated, an honest old Morgan. 508-364-1310, 508-385-3213. MA* THE WORLD'S BIGGEST & BEST JAGUAR WEB SITE -AP LARGEST INVENTORY OF ALL MODELS DOC • S JAGS http://www.docsjags.com/ WC::::)121_CoNA/1 CoE TEL: (480) 951-0777 FAX: (480) 951 -3339, AZ RESTORATION CENTER (623) 869-8777 23047 N. 15 Lane, Phoenix, AZ ASK FOR "DOC" • E-mail docOdocsjags.com The Morgan Factory has just announced... This is the lust year of Plus 8 availability in USA! NO REPLACEMENT MODEL IN SIGHT! DON'T MISS OUT! BUY OR ORDER THE BEST PLUS 8 EVER BUILT BEFORE IT'S HISTORY! NEW CALIFORNIA LEGAL PLUS 8's: Lotus Inferno Red Metallic - June delivery BMW Titanium Silver - June defray. Blu Poui - Late June delivery Black Emerald - In Stock! Grigio Ingrid Metallic - June delivery. PRE-OWNED: '93 Plus 8, BRG/tan leather, 9.8k miles, alloy body, absolutely as new gasoline +8. '89 4/4 Corso Red/tan leather, 1600a, 5 speed, 18k miles, FOB London. '87 Plus 8, Silver Alloy/black leather, 22k miles, new top, reclining seats... 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Alfa Romeo Profile 1958 Giulietta Sprint Veloce Notoriously difficult to restore, with very fussy interiors Chassis number: 149306552 Engine number: 131530984 ear SCM: Thank you for the glowing review and the raising the bar on Alfa Giulietta Sprint Veloces in the January issue of SCM. This recent eBay result (item #2421596395, ending July 2, 2003) will help substantiate the elevated pricepoint that SCM supports. These fine cars are finally getting their appropriate respect in the market. D — Santo Spadaro, via e mail - I clicked on the attached link, and found the car that had sold was in fact the exact car that we had profiled in our January issue. Giulietta Sprint Veloces are important, and indeed undervalued cars. Finding one that made a strong price at both a land auction (RM, Monterey, August 2002, sold at $36,300) and on eBay just 11 months later for nearly the same amount, $34,300, caused me to revisit this Sprint. But there's more. On checking back through my own records, 1 found that I had sold this car to a Florida Alfa fanatic (and a fanatic cheapskate, as well, over a decade ago). But more on that later Here's an excerpt of what the seller had to say in his eBay listing. I bought this car in August of 2002 at the RM auction in Monterey, where it had been consigned from a prominent Southern California collection. It has benefited from a no-expense-spared ownership, having recently been taken back down to its bare metal and repainted because of a single flaw. The resulting silver repaint is stunning. The front seats were recently redone in the correct, period, blue-gray corduroy leatherette combination. Originally delivered with the Veloce package, this special car performs exceptionally well. In a further effort to bring the Alfa to near-perfect condition, the clutch and throw-out bearing were replaced. As a testament to its pristine condition, this example recently won Best Alfa at a concours. It is an expertly restored car that started from an original Sprint Veloce and returned to better-thannew standards both visually and mechanically. The Giulietta series was the linchpin of Alfa Romeo's success, and upon inspection of this example it is why. Years produced  Number produced Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis # Engine #  Club   Web site  Altematives  On intake side of engine block Alfa Romeo Owners Club, 10 Raskin Rd., Morristown, NJ 07960-2824 www.aroc-usa.org 911, MGB-GT, Fiat 124 coupe SCM Investment Grade  easy to understand For those not familiar with Alfa lore, Alfa was best-known before WWII for its thunderous, supercharged six- and eight-cylinder cars, the 6C 1750s and 8C 2300s and 2900s. The Ferraris of their era, they simply outclassed everything else on the road. After the war Alfa struggled along, building at first pre-war six-cylinder designs, and then the more sporty four-cylinder 1900s. But it wasn't until the lithe Giulietta Sprint was launched in 1954 that Alfa began to achieve, once again, worldwide acclaim. While the Spider was more popular in the US, in Europe the Sprint, especially the factory hot-rod Veloce version, became the consummate caferacer Pulling 90 hp out of its dual-cam 1300-cc all-alloy engine, the Veloce came factory equipped with dual Weber DC03 carburetors, forced cold-air induction, a two-piece finned aluminum sump, high-lift cams, mechanical advance distributor, a larger gas tank, larger front brakes and more. The tach didn't even start until 2,000 rpm—after all, who would let his OPP, 4177– 5 1959 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Veloce  Lot #194, S/N 1315-31510 Condition: 3 RM; Monterey, CA; 8/16/2002 Sold at $24,000 SCM ID# 28864 Veloce engine, with its 8,000-rpm redline, stay below 2,000 for long? Giulietta Sprints are notoriously difficult to restore, cosmetically, as their interior and door panels are filled with fussy, hard-to-source bits. The mechanicals are a bit easier, as they are relatively robust, and a comprehensive supply of parts exists both here and in Italy. When I first saw this car, it was still with its original owner in Berkeley, California. I don't recall how I heard about it, but I went to see it and was impressed by how non-mucked-with it was. Although it had been repainted once, sometime in the late '80s, it was in its original shade of robin's-egg blue. It still had the original, and slightly goob)-looking, mattress-tacking interior All of the chrome was intact and the engine sounded good and pulled strongly. There were no dents, and no evidence that the car had ever been rusty. The seller wanted $15,000. A subscriber to SCM who lived in Florida was looking for a Veloce in this condition and asked me to buy the car for him. I did, somewhat to my regret. You see, I didn't charge him a commission (after all, I'm in the magazine business and not a car broker). But since the money was wired to my aging grandmother 's account in San Francisco, 1 asked if he would sent her a check for $250, as a thoughtful gift to compensate her for the hassle of going to the bank, withdrawing the money, etc. 1956-59  approx. 1,100 approx. $3,800 $18,000-$22,500 $250 $50 On bulkhead He refused and I sent her some money instead, but I've never forgotten what a cheapskate the fellow was. He never thanked me, or her; for finding him the car In any event, he restored the car; and my understanding is that just prior to his death, he sold it along with some other cars he had It was restored when he sold it, and the new owner had it restored again, to even higher standards. For too long, Sprint Veloces have been undervalued and underappreciated by collectors at large. Our own Price Guide lists them at $18,000$22,500, a number that now needs to be revised upwards. Granted, this car was a number-one, rather than a number-two car that our guides value, but nonetheless, I would think that $22,500-$28,000 would be a fair market valuation for a number-two Giulietta Sprint Veloce in today's market. Further; I find it to be most interesting that this car would sell, for nearly identical prices, at two quite dissimilar venues. It bodes well for both land auctions and electronic ones that a good car; properly presented, can make the same money at both.—Keith Martin• COMPARABLES 1959 Alfa Romeo 750 Giulietta Spider Veloce Lot #1018, S/N 1495F05317 Condition: 3-r Barrett-Jackson; Scottsdale, AZ; 1/20/2000 Sold at $20,140 SCM ID# 3494 1111.0  - 11, dry  (1

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ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! ONLY $15. See page 102 for details. 50 6C2500 Ghia coupe, one of the most beautiful postwar 6Cs in blue/blue and fully worthy of its class win at Villa d'Este Concours, accepted by 6C Club with Gilco chassis and SS spec engine, wonderful to drive. $215,000. 510-653-7555. CA 58 1900cc Super, completely original condition, LaPantera of Italy, Police, 4spd on column, light green, green, gray interior, perfect, chauffeur driven. $24,500. 914-316-2561, 914-632-4039 leave message. NY 60 2000 Spider, totally original. unrestored. rust-free, 1,200 miles, fully rebuilt engine (factory old stock parts), transmission, steering box, need freshening, this is a complete one of a kind car. $19,500. 516-944-7289. NY 60 Sprint, 1300cc, for parts. $500 obo. 508-362-5496. MA 69 Spider, 1750cc, 5-spd, great top, no rust. $8,000. 714-434-3674. CA 72 Junior Z 1600, concours condition, low miles, 300 per year recently, originally from Saudi Arabia, Giallo fly with black interior, one owner twenty years, stored in humidity/temperature controlled garage, serious inquiries. alfasun@mohawkmail.com . $35,000. 860542-5784. CT 73 1600 Junior Zagato, yellow, concours (or perfect?) orig Saudi Arabia car. Same owner for 20+ years, 300 miles/ year, stored in humidity & temp control. 35M obo. 860-542-5784. CT 74 Spider 2000, in storage 10 years, drivable but needs restoration, some rust, minor dents. Webers. Euro airbox, Auto Delta cams, short springs, new clutch, new top in box, have original parts. $1,500 as is. 931-729-0934. TN 78 Sprint Veloce coupe, sunroof, Turbina Mags, excellent: engine, transmission, clutch, upholstery: new tires, original paint, no rust, dents; California smogged, new converter, good dash, instruments work, reliable, 64,279 miles, cover. $3,700. 619448-1693. CA 86 GTV6, factory finished, no aftermarket mechanicals, no problems, accidents or rust, summer use only, 50K miles, best of 5 Alfas owned, records since 1988, will discuss anything but price. $6,000. 802365-7674 evenings please. VT 86 Spider convertible, black with beautiful tan leather interior, new black canvas top, 4-cyl, 5-spd, 72.000 original miles, many new parts, excellent condition. $6,000. 914-949-4660. NY 93 164L, automatic, black, black leather, loaded, rebuilt transmission w/warranty, new tires, brakes, exh, t-belt, pump, 97K, very clean. $4,800 b/o. 973-335-5373. NJ 95 164LS, rare, redhead, fast & fun, all available options, new Pirelli P6000s at 62K, added Quad spoiler, 12 CD changer, all maintenance records available, always garaged. rma45@attnet. $15,500. Richard 917-885-6075 cell. NY* www.alfapartscatalog.com Largest online parts and accessories catalog with factory part numbers, images, parts diagrams, and online ordering! /Original parts and hard to find NOS. Rebuilds, sheet metal, restoration and aftermarket parts. High performance components. '(Full line of Alfa Romeo factory gifts, accessories and collectables. '(Prompt worldwide delivery. From Giulietta to 164, factory authorized Alfa Romeo parts provider, over 30 years of exclusive Alfa Romeo experience. 800 890 ALFA (2532) 510 525 9435 www.alfapartscatalog.com 74444V P(Aget" 1145 Park Avenue Emeryville, California USA 94608 Phone: (510) 653-7555 • Fax: (510) 653-9754 www.fantasyjuntion.com Tovedtmeael i# Oexecti  deudie ad 4494 fteziormawee cevrz 1925 Lancia Lambda Boattail Pirotta Special This 3rd Series long wheelbase front sultension and chassis was specifically prepare and completed the Millie Miglia. Strengthened 7th Series stewing, front suspension and 16" brake drums. The engine hiLS one of only of five Pirotta heads with development by Kenny Augustine. One of the fastest Lambdas on the mad. Ready for any event. $98,500.00 1973 BMW CSL 2001 Palo Alto Concours class winner Restoration included full and proper rebuild of all sheetmebtl, including nos parts along with suspension, brake, thiveline and interior. This car is as tight and sharp as new and a great pleasure to drive. $56,500.00 400.00.0000#° -------1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster One owner for the past 27 years. 30,000 Km on factory rebuilt steel motor, disc brakes, European headlights, new paint, soft top, carpets, chrome, luggage and partial interior. EEC and USA duty paid. Beautiful car to both see and drive. $230,000.00 1951 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Ghia Coupe One of the most beautiful of the postwar 6C's. Class winner at Villa dTste CAmcours. Acceptedby 6C Club, Gilco chassis and SS spec engine. Wonderful to drive. Documented restoration and interesting history. $215,000.00

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Etceterini and Friends Profile 1903 Martini 14/18hp 4.1-liter Type Rochers de Naye The coachwork is the result of an imaginative, and attractive, rebody Chassis number: 103.04 Engine number: 200 n 1902, Martini acquired a license to build Rochet-Schneider designs and began production, rapidly establishing its reputation as Switzerland's most exclusive manufacturer. In 1903, a Martini stole the headlines by ascending the Rochers de Naye cog wheel railway, an astonishing 11-km ascent with an average gradient of 22%. The car was driven by English entrepreneur and gentleman, Captain H. H. P. Deasy of London. Deasy's stand at the February 1904 Crystal Palace Show in London displayed the famous car and there is conjecture as to whether the car pictured here may be just that car. Certainly, it would star in any centenary celebration of that event. I The present owner acquired the car in 1995 from a Dr. Crofton in England whose family had owned it for many years, prior to which it was understood to be in Ireland. At that stage the car comprised a complete, unrestored rolling chassis including engine, clutch, gearbox, front and rear axles, steering and some bodywork. Careful research turned up period photographs of similar cars and a racing two-seater body was constructed in period style. A meticulous restoration was carried out on all mechanical features including a full engine rebuild with new pistons, valves and all new bronze bearings. The gearbox was rebuilt, timing gears remade, the clutch relined and fitted and the magnetos restored. New drive chains and tires were fitted as a matter of course. The current condition and presentation of the car is of a very high order. Since restoration, the car has successfully completed significant motoring events in Belgium and Switzerland and is capable of touring at over 80 kph. The coachwork is superbly hand finished in crème livery with dark red lining matching the chassis detail and wheels. The minimal upholstery Numbers produced....100 (unconfirmed and very doubtful; number in the auction catalog) 1,000SFR per horsepower. Years produced  Original list price  16 or 20/22HP HP tourer; 1903 Daimler tourer, with an in-line four displacing more than 6 liters; or anything older than I am. SCM Investment Grade  Altematives:  Web site  is in tan Connolly leather. Driving equipment inc udes Dubrulle sixdrip racing lubricator, dash-mounted auxiliary fuel tank for mountain climbing, Decker of Neuchatel oil side lamps and spectacular acetylene headlamps by Adenich of Paris, with side-mounted Ducellier acetylene generator. This most impressive, Swiss-built, sporting gentleman's motor car features double chain drive and enjoys the benefit of mechanical valves, a four-speed gearbox with reverse and a later electric starter has been added for convenience. The car is UK registered and comes with a Science Museum Certificate of Date and a UK certificate of roadworthiness. This car sold for $298,294, including buyer 's premium, at Bonhams' Geneva auction, March 10, 2003. This car's story really starts in the 1860s in northern Switzerland, where a small manufacturer named Friedrich von Martini patented a bolt-action rifle. Among its many admirers was the British Army, who paid for the rights to make it standard issue for Her Majesty's Infantry. Martini's oldest son Adolph was fascinated by Gottlieb Daimler 's motorized carriage, and in 1888 Adolph tried to build one of his own. The experiment was a failure, and the elder von Martini was not pleased. But 1904 CGV HI Lot #147, SN 2125 Condition: I- Friedrich passed away shortly thereafter and Adolph took over the firm. In 1898 and 1899 two prototypes were built using twin boxer engines mounted in the rear, but this attempt also proved unsatisfactory. Instead, the firm began building a model under license from Panhard at the turn of the century. By 1902 Martini was producing a V4-powered car with 8, 10, 12 and 16 horsepower engines. This would make the car in question 18,000SFR (a lot for the time—exchange rate unknown) Club  Veteran Motor Car Club of America, 2030 Calvary Rd., BelAir, MD 21015-6413 www.vmcca.org 1903 Rochet-Schneider Martini switched to a design from Rochet-Schneider, a well-established French automaker from Lyon. This new car was very advanced, with a steel-reinforced wooden beam chassis and an inline four-cylinder that displaced a shade over four liters and developed 18 hp. Other models with lesser power were also offered. About 100 cars were built in 1903. The Swiss firm had built a new factory, with Adolph serving as worlcs driver and instructor (at that time, as part of selling a car, you had to teach a customer how to drive it). Deasy was signed to become the exclusive exporter of Martini automobiles. The Captain had a flair for promotion and, in fact, as mentioned above, did drive a four-door phaeton up the railroad bed at Rochers de Naye, a peak near Montreux, Switzerland. 1903 Despite frequer financial reorganizations, the Martini firm continued production until 1931 when, like many other deluxe marques, it closed the doors. This Martini was a lovely old car, and somebody who wanted it paid a pretty penny for it. If the new owner is planning on starring in his own "centenary" celebration of the fabled hillclimb (actually a fairly common public relations stunt for its time), he should be aware that Captain Deasy drove a four-door phaeton, not a two-door model, the 14/1 8hp version (14 for fiscal, 18 for actual power), up the hill. Though there was a two-seat 14/I8hp model built, the "Rochers de Naye" Racing Two Seater coachwork pictured here is really the result of an imaginative, and attractive, rebody in the last decade. No matter The buyer got a 100-year-old vehicle that very usable, being capable of 50 miles per hour. His car has eyeball appeal to match its performance, even if recently commissioned. The market for old cars like this continues to increase, and I would think that this car will prove to be a very good investment. To the new owner I wish "Happy Trails, - and may you never have to exercise the feeble brakes by trying to stop in a hurry.—Raymond Milo (Historic and descriptive information courtesy of Bonhams.)• COMPARABLES RM; Phoenix, AZ; 1/17/2003 Sold at $275,000 SCM 1D# 30297 42 Bonhams; London, UK; 2/24/2003 Sold at $255,990 SCM ED# 30769 1903 Mors Model N I8-hp Lot #220, S/N 18094 Condition: 2 Sports Car Market

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CITROEN 77 2CV club, apple green paint, truly excellent inside and out, tires like new, recent new frame, floorboards, roof, exhaust, etc, unleaded engine, disc brakes, 55,000 miles, this is a very happy Deux Chevaux. erikdewidt@aol.com . $8,000. 301-5878635. MD DATSUN 73 240Z, all original, well cared for and garaged always, orange with a black interior, 39,000 original miles, car passed between friends since purchase, equipped with original a/c unit but needs to be reconnected, a rare find. bvmjskiIacronei.net . $9,800. 262-658-3982. WI DELAHAYE 48 135 Pennock 4-pass, Coupe deVille, front rolls back, Cotal transmission, ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! ONLY $15. See page 102 for details. engine rebuilt, needs restoration, restore as you go, very solid car. $37,500. 616453-8254. MI DELORE,4N 81, rare, 168 original miles, car is in show condition and is fully functional. Digital photos available. $29,500. 513-470-8337. OH 81, excellent condition, original owner, always garaged, 21,700 miles, manual transmission, completely rejuvenated by PH Grady in 2002, gray interior. $32,000. 585-368-9649. NY DET041,4S0 70 Mangusta, quad headlight, bare metal Travel begins here . . . Stephanie Warrington The Official Travel Agent for Sports Car Market Specializing in International Travel, Custom Vacations & Groups email: stephanie@wtpdx.com  503.231.5103  800.594.0805  700 NE Multnomah. #478 Portland OR 97232 World Travel Inc. Italian  rts. Corn. Go to: wwwItalianCarParts.corn for the products you need to restore & maintain your Italian Car We have the largest selection of Italian Car Parts & Accessories available on the World Wide Web. Phone: 503.655.9811 Fax: 503.655.9581 Specialized in Italian car parts ic pre-war car parts. 4;.s. VIA A factory-recognized  ebsite dedicated to all Lamborghini Miuras (P400, P400S, P400SV and SVJ), contributed to by real enthusiasts who love Miuras and want to share accurate information with fellow enthusiasts simply for the enhancement of interest in the model. Photos, history, technical specs, restorations, specialist info, cars for sale, parts ... everything to keep your Miura correctly documented and running. Please join us with info on you Miura, past or present. Ferrari Maserati Lancia Fiat  www.Italparts.com Alphen aid Rijn-Holland September, 2003  borghini Fax: +31(0)172-240536 E-mail: infolititalparts.com www.lamborghiniregistry.com or 709 Broadway Avenue, Regina, Saskatchewan S4N 1C4 Canada (Photo: ex-Shah of Persia Miura SV no. 4870, by Les Bidrawn) 43 restoration, $40,000 spent, Third Place Street original 2000 Vegas Concours, #1256. $45,000 obo. 909-860-9553. CA FACEL VEGA 59 HK500, very good condition, completely rebuilt original drivetrain, interior very nice, car is very complete, missing only the tool kit, wire wheels, some extra parts. $24,500. 209-939-1020 days, 209914-9658 eves. CA 61 Facellia, I owner, with 26.700 original miles, no accidents or corrosion ever, always indoor stored, body and undercarriage superb original condition, interior all original with seats only recovered, older repaint and replacement soft top, recently serviced and runs beautifully, full history, manuals, publication, etc. $19,750. 2072828-5030. ME FIAT 39 300A Topolino, complete restoration, black, burgundy, convertible new top, imported from Italy last month, showpiece. $15,000. 914-316-2561, 914-632-4039 leave message. NY 48 Topolino, in storage for years, excellent original paint, good interior, low miles, extra frame, complete, fenders, 2 motors, two transmissions, extra convertible top. $9,500 for all. 423-272-9788. TN 59 Jolly 600 Series, 9,500 miles, 1 owner, excellent condition, rechromed and repainted, original wicker seats and tires. $20,000. 419-756-7078. OH ITALIA 72 Roadster, red/tan, very clean, mechanically excellent with rebuilt suspension, rebuilt 351, lower ratio rear axle, 4speed manual transmission. Outstanding in every way. $47,900. www.Continental AutoSports.com. 630-655-3535. IL LANCIA 57 B2OS Aurelia, Nardi-equipped, 18year owner, Carrera graphics, sympathetic restoration. Offers near $40,000. Call and discuss. Jack 800-886-2701. MO 55 B205 Aurelia, #1227, IV Series Speciale, full Bridge of Weir leather interior. Amaranto/Nocciola, full ground-up restoration on rust-free chassis including complete engine rebuild and all mechanicals. detailed engine and trunk compartments, Mille Miglia eligible, Amelia Island Concours winner. 305-665-5411. FL MASERATI 64 Mistral Spider, conversion, body and suspension only, metal work all done, suspension all restored, with top frame and new windshield. petroskeagisco.net . $8,500. Fred Petroske 315-649-2861. NY 64 Sebring Series I, the only unrestored to exist, all original with complete history since new, rare 5000 GT steering wheel, factory a/c, 5-spd, Borranis, original tires with tools, books, triple Webers, needs cosmetics. $35,000 obo. Jacques 714-5380836. CA 67 Mistral, all alloy body, Chevrolet engine, 5-spd, runs, does not drive, needs total restoration. $8,500 obo. 661-393-5957, 661-393-1774. CA. MIURA REGISTRY

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German Car Profile 1929 Mercedes-Benz SSK Roadster A Rembrandt of iron and rubber Chassis number: 36246 Engine number: 72308 T he Mercedes-Benz SSK was developed from the S-type chassis and fitted with a 7-liter SS engine. About 33 SSKs rolled out of the factory from 1928 to 1932, and about half were competition cars like this one, which was sold with the word "Rennwagen" (racing car) written on the invoice. It was built as a long-distance racing car and fitted with the largest fuel tank ever seen on an SSK chassis. Built in 1928, this car was sold to Julio Berndt, brother-in-law and teammate of the talented driver Carlos Zatuszek. The first important event in which they entered #36246 was the 1929 500 Miles of Argentina Race, in which they came home second. The same year, Zatuszek won the Cordoba Grand Prix. He won it again in 1930, after taking second at the Grand Prix des Nations, second at the Buenos Aires Grand Prix and winning at the Fruhlings Preis. In 1931, this SSK and its driver won the Argentinean Grand Prix. Zatuszek sold the SSK in 1935, after which it was raced by a variety of owners until 1958. In 1967, the car was brought to North America by California dealer/collector B. Paul Moser who drove it for several years in and around Santa Barbara and in competition at the Laguna Seca vintage races. The car was then sold to Ed Jurist, well-known owner of The Vintage Car Store. Jurist, in partnership with then-Hemmings Motor News owners George Waterman and Bayard Evying, in turn sold the car to Japanese automotive publisher H. Hayashi. In 1986 it was sold to American enthusiast Brian Brunkhorst. Two years later, Brunkhorst passed the SSK along to a J. Gottinger, who kept it for 11 years before selling it to Rolf Meyer. The car was totally restored between 1993 and 1996 by the Reifen-Wagner Company, who counts among its clients the Mercedes Classic Center in Stuttgart. The car was restored to racing specifications and without regard to cost. This is an important car, as beautiful as it was when new, reminiscent of an era when drivers showed outstanding courage and stamina. It is the gem of the Rolf Meyer Collection. Years produced  Number produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up/major service  Distributor cap  Chassis #  Engine #  Club  Web site  Alternatives  out on the deck, this car was every schoolboy's dream of what a racing car should look like 75 years ago. It's also what many sophisticated collectors worldwide still regard as the ideal in vintage style and high performance. Vintage Sports Car Club of America, 170 Wetherill Rd., Garden City, NY 11530 www.vscca.org SC .11 Investment Grade  This car sold for $3,329,087, including buyer 's premium, on February 10, 2003, at the Rolf Meyer estate auction held by Artcurial-BriestPoulain-Le Fur in Paris, France. In the pantheon of truly great and immensely desirable automobiles, the Mercedes-Benz SSK is, was and always will be among the most sought-after of this select group. A rare combination offunctional beauty and mechanical efficiency, these cars racked up an enviable record of Grand Prix wins in the late '20s and early '30s in the hands of talented factory drivers like Rudi Caracciola and skilled privateers, Zatuszek among them. The appearance of this car was hard to fault—in fact, it was a little too immaculate for an honest-to-Pete racing car, but there was no arguing its impressive eye appeal. With the triple flex-pipes snaking out the right side of the hood, the lack of lights or fenders, the huge dumbirons, copper-clad brakes, the vast hood culminating in a sharply-vee'd radiator; tight little cockpit and bobbed tail with two spare tires hung 1928 Mercedes-Benz SS/SSK modification Lot #280, S/N 36246 Condition: 3 Bonhams; Carmel Valley, CA; 8/17/2002 Sold at $662,500 SCM ID# 28952 The demand has always been greater than the supply of SSKs and an international cottage industry has been going on for decades among a few specialist Mercedes "restorers" who will gladly build you one from scratch for a checkbook-busting price. Because of this and the huge market value of the cars, it has come to the point where most of the SSKs running around today have been built up from skillfully remade parts or His and pieces from other surviving S-series cars. All this Frankenstein surgery has caused most every S, SS or SSK Mercedes to be automatically suspected of being less than authentic until proven otherwise. Despite an impressive dossier of documentation and a traceable provenance right back to its original factory commission sheet, rumors about this car 's legitimacy were rife at the Poulain preview As usual, the expected cadre of selfappointed experts called this or that aspect of the car or its history into question. 1928-32 38 N/A $800,000-$1,100,000 $3,000 $400 Plate on fuev,,all Left side of block Bentley 4Y2-Litre Supercharged. Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 "Mille Miglia" A But talk is cheap and these cars aren't, nor are those prepared to buy them just gamblers out on a Monte Carlo fling. The serious guys took over from the rumormongers when this stunning piece of Mercedes history came on the block as the final car of the auction. After about five minutes of solid bidding, the car sold for the figure noted above, which should be considered an indicator of the current (albeit thin) market for SSKs. People who have the resources to buy multi-million dollar cars also have the wherewithal to spend what it takes to do pre-purchase research. They're not the personality types that suffer mistakes, or the buying offake cars, gladly SCM has often noted that the collecting of automobiles is a young field, compared to collecting paintings or sculpture. As the car itself is barely 100 years old, it has only been in the past decade that the true blue-chip collectibles, the Rembrandts and Matisses of iron and rubber, have begun to be valued as highly as they should be. This SSK will always stand as a definitive car of its era, excelling in style, performance and achievement. With its verified provenance, it will always be highly sought-after; and highly valued—Dave Brownell (Historic and descriptive information courtesy of Artcurial-BriestPoulain-Le Fur)• COMPARABLES 1933 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza Lot #75, S/N 2211125 Condition: 2 RM; Amelia Island, FL; 3/9/2002 Sold at $2,530,000 SCM IDS 27253

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lairaireairabirmairawataim Why Plastic Speedsters Will Never Cut It D ear Mr. Schrager: I know you guys don? love replicas, but I am on a budget and have fallen in love with the lines of the 356 Speedster Yes, I would rather own a real one, but I just can't swing it. Can you guide me through the maze a bit? Prices seem to range from $8,000 beaters to $18,000 garage queens. There are dif: ferent manufacturers, but these are all VW Beetles inside, so does that matter much? How wild should I get with the engine? More power is always better, and it seems so cheap to go with a big motor. I'm smitten by the idea of driving behind the impossibly low, sexy windshield and, to me, the replicas look just like an original, with the same style seats, dash and interior. I really don't care if they don't drive quite as well; 1 won't be racing the car. Put your editorial prejudices aside and help me live the Speedster dream.—B.J.C., Los Angeles, CA I feel your pain. When plastic Speedsters were first introduced, I, too, was drawn to them as a highly stylish yet practical way to drive a work of art everyday. Our editorial bias against replicas isn't just because they are fakes. Rather, they fail at being a vintage sports car, and especially a vintage Porsche. And if you think we'd never own one, think again, as I very much enjoyed a coupe replica a few years back and even wrote about its pleasures in the national 356 club magazine. But more on that later. There are five things that make a vintage Porsche great fun: distinctively pleasing exterior appearance; roomy and properly appointed interior; sprightly road performance; good durability when properly sorted; and a reasonable chance at price appreciation, or at least the absence of further depreciation. Of these five attributes, the replicas bring just one, or perhaps two at the most. While presenting a convincing exterior, there is nothing else they do well for sure. It almost looks real. I. Exterior design. In fact, the classic minimalist shape is well replicated in plastic. Beyond that, however, it all falls apart, and rather quickly. 2. Interior. For starters, the quality of the materials is vastly different in a replica. Gone are the elegant wool carpets, the thick rubber floormats and the sturdy vinyl. No longer do we find the iconic original equipment oversized steering wheel and the wonderfully tactile controls. But even so, it is the interior space I miss the most. Because the floor pan in the Bug is set well higher than in the 356, much of the wonderful room in an original is gone. Instead of sitting on real seats, with wide-open spaces under the dash, you sit on the floor. The center transmission tunnel of the VW chassis is much higher than the 356, and the handbrake sits awkwardly between the seats. The interior simply seems tiny in a replica, and for anyone who has sampled an original, it's a jarring difference noted every time you get into one. Antique Automobile Insurance Agency 1-888-ANTIQUE (1-888-268-4783) wwwjetaylor.com September, 2003

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3. Road performance. The replica is significantly compromised by the re-engineering needed to fit the shortened VW chassis under a Speedster body. The front end starts out too high and must be lowered and reconfigured to fit. Sometimes this is done well, often less so. The rear end, if from a later Bug (as many are) with half-shaft independent rear suspension, is too wide. Therefore, the rear end of many replicas remains permanently jacked in the air, not exactly conducive to the crisp cornering or superb braking performance standard with all original 356s. In addition, the notchy-shifting VW tranny is in no way like the knife through butter that makes the 356 such a joy to shift. Replicas I have driven over the years range from downright scary to okay at modest speeds. In none of them would I attempt to do what comes naturally with a real Porsche, and that is motor with complete confidence at all reasonable road speeds. 4. Longevity. A proper 356 with correct original parts has great durability when carefully maintained and kept away from salty winter roads. The plus of a replica is that the pans will probably be in good rust-free condition. But unless you stick with a stock 40- to 50-hp VW engine, any notion of durability is out the window. Yes, it is easy to buy a Bug motor with Porsche-sized power outputs and prices are reasonable. But the difference is how many miles such a power plant will hold together. My replica was a rare and expensive 356B S-90 coupe. It was factory assembled by Envemo in Brazil and of very high quality for what it was. Nowhere near as well-built as a real 356, but king of the replicas nonetheless. For power, it had a 1776-cc, twin-carb, hot-rod VW motor making about 90 horsepower. This is quite comparable to a real 356B Super. The car ran fine. I'd do back-to-back tests with our real 356B Super and the replica would have very similar power. It wouldn't shift the same, handle the same or sound the same, but it had good straight-line speed. At 22,000 original miles the oil light started flickering at idle. We changed the oil, changed the sender, and even put in new shimmed oilpressure release springs. The oil light still came on. Diagnosis: worn main bearings. At 22,000 miles'? Yes. Now think about a transaxle built to handle 50 hp handling nearly twice that—not really a great idea. Or a body bolted on top of the frame instead of unitized as in the original. There are more compromises, and they all become apparent when driving and owning a replica. 5. Price appreciation. There is none. These are used kit cars with a very shallow following. My top-of-the-world coupe replica sold new for $25,000, and then quickly dropped into the $10,000 area, where it will remain or perhaps fall even further. New Speedster replicas start at about $10,000 if you do everything yourself and range up to $20,000 with all the gee-gaws. They will go straight down from there, so let somebody else take the initial depreciation and buy a used one. The best Speedster kits were from a now defunct company, Intermeccanica; the worst from the notoriously shoddy Classic Car Company. It's also important who put the kit together and how competent and careful they were. My suggestion: Do what I did. Get a real 356 coupe, starting at about $15,000. If you want to spend even less, how about an early 911 at about $12,000? Not that much in the budget? Then a running beater 356 Or early 911 at about $10,000. If you just gotta have your Speedster fix, then at least go in with your eyes open and negotiate hard. It's a buyers' market and probably always will be. The only way to end up not losing your shirt is to be very patient when buying and find the seller who is really anxious to make his toy go away. Buy it really right, because when it comes time to sell, you will also be giving it away. In the end, it's you that will be driving the car. And I suppose that if you've never driven a real 356, then the feeling of being behind the cut-down windshield, and the dramatic simple shape, can really provide some fun for not much money. And in some ways, a replica may be a good starter on the road to real Porsche ownership. You'll certainly appreciate a 356 much more after owning a fake. Just keep in mind that you are buying a look and an experience rather than a real vintage sports car. E-mail your Porsche questions to copyedgsportscarmarket.com , or fax them to 503/253-2234.• German Car Classifieds BMW 58 Isetta 300, nice, orig survivor, red/ white, 18,000, comp running, rust-free, stored indoors since 1962. livinlife@world net.att.net . $7,995. 724-628-2905. PA 74 2002, 61,700 original miles, looks great, runs well, unused and garaged in Wet lesely, MA for past 11 years, green epoxy paint, tan/black interior, paint, exhaust, brakes, tires all used less than 100 miles, Solex carb, cylinder compression 130-135 psi. timdav@attbi.com . $5,200. Tim Davidson 800-774-9809. MA MERCEDES-BENZ 55 300SL Gullwing. Rudge wheels. lug- More titles online including The Complete Porsche 912 Guide by Duane Spencer llenersliiii Series ' ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! ONLY $15. See page 102 for details. gage, restored, silver, red interior. 818-  368-7226. CA  58 190SL roadster, original, red exterior, stored 10 years, needs full restoration, missing front grille, otherwise complete. petercc45gyahoo.com . $7,950. 210-4978623. TX 60 190SL, white with red leather interior and black soft top, restored by Ragtops in west Palm Beach. smt1029@aol.com . $25,000. Jack 516-637-6264. NY 61 190SL, this is a car I recently inherited, it was completely restored in the Take a Porsche Test Drive EXPANDED _ in Your Easy Chair! NEW! 7th Edition Contemplating a 911 or 356 purchase? Our experienced authors will tutor you through the ins and outs of buying and maintaining a car. Get the Insider information you need to be as comfortable in your car as you are in that easy chair. Order today! I 888-237-4359 Books www.RPMAutoBooks.com RPM Auto mid-80s and kept in a heated garage, it is 90% original, has Weber carburetors, but have original carbs in boxes, rebuilt motor, no expense spared on restoration, the car runs and drives excellent, must sell. mgarageqyahoo.com $22,500. 570-3474056 M-F 7am-5pm. PA 62 300SL roadster, silver w/black hardtop, black interior: engine, transmission, rear end rebuilt 2.000 miles ago, car well sorted since, fresh paint over bare metal showing no evidence of rust or accidents, strong running, stunning car with European headlights. $235,000. 314-616-8278, 314966-3855. MO 63 300SL roadster, fully restored, alloy block, disc brakes, luggage, DB178 anthracite grey with burgundy interior, 2 tops, ex-Don Ricardo car, 28,000 original miles. $325,000. 314-616-8278. MO 67 230SL cony w/2 tops. British racing green, 6-cyl. auto, 146,350 miles (including 12,000 on rebuilt engine), excellent condition. $19,950. 703-777-4930. VA 67 300SEL, 68,000 miles, burgundy, sunroof, excellent drivetrain, older restoration, body and paint in vg condition. $3,800. 630-325-1091, 630-325-4457. IL 68 280SL, red/black, comprehensive restoration. #I13-57. www.oursl.com 72 350SL, V8, silver/blue, only 90K original miles, a/c, 2 tops, US car from Florida, no rust ever, collector quality, mint. $12,500. 201-567-7224. NJ 72 450SL roadster, no rust, red, tan interior, a/c, a/t. V8, 2 tops, American model. 514,000. 775-972-9394. NV PORSCHE 55 Speedster, serial #80879, engine #60493, just completed complete restoration, pictures ailable. rlwilson2coxinetnet. $69,500. 4115-627-0719, 405-752-9098.0K 59 cony D, red, tan leather, beautiful restoration including rebuilt motor, Kardex, own a piece of Porsche history, fully documented, best offer. Donn 561-683-1927. FL 62 cabriolet, black/red, professionally restored, non-matching numbers. $29,500. Dick Gavegnano 978-468-2862 home, 978532-1700 office. MA 62 356B factory Super coupe, new original color red exterior, new red interior with German carpets, new brakes, all numbers matching, 60K original miles, fresh rebuilt engine. $19,500. 918-299-1211.0K 64 356C cabriolet, professionally and correctly restored in 1995 to superb condition, driven little since, Glasurit silver, red Connolly hides, strong performer, perfectly maintained by third owner. jackbenimble@juno.com . $49,950. 307527-6900. WY 64 356C, sunroof, very original CA car In excellent condition, no rust, matching numbers. $22,500. 866-356-4911. CA 64 911, YIN 300215, needs restoration, solid pan, some rust, no accidents. $5,000. Jason 508-481-1408 home, 508-481-2294 work. MA.

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1965 Shelby Mustang GT 350 "R" The ultimate Shelby, with serious factory modifications Chassis number: SFM5R535 R ace car driver, car builder, chicken farmer, chili chef, heart transplant survivor, children's charity founder—Carroll Shelby is all of these, a living legend. And as Shelby's legend has grown, so have the values of his cars. The subject car, SFM5R535, is one of five competition Shelbys sold new to Peru, where Sr. Benito Lores of Lima was the original owner. The "R" in the fifth digit of the Shelby serial number denotes a race version; street cars carry an "S" in this position. (As with other early Shelbys, this car also carries a Ford serial number.) The car was reportedly raced twice by the second owner, Pity Block, also in Peru. The third owner, Sr. Humberto Requena, of Piura, Peru, reportedly broke the block in a race in 1967. He is said to have kept the car for 10 years before an unidentified Peruvian resident became the fourth owner, and used 5R535 as a street car. In 1982, yet another Peruvian, Sr. Brazato Vichic, owned the car before it was sold in 1984 to two Americans, Richard Cohen and Gary Nufer, who restored the car. The 1997 edition of the Shelby American World Registry lists four additional owners after 5R535 returned to the US, including collector/dealer George Stauffer of Blue Mounds, Wisconsin. Those looking for a miles-correct, no-stories, one-owner car need look no further. This example sold for $206,700, including buyer 's premium, at the RM auction in Boca Raton, Florida, held February 7-9, 2003. Of the 36 "R"-series Shelbys built, two were prototypes and the rest were production models. The R-series were very special cars, with serious modifications that made them very different from the already formidable GT 350. "R" cars included the famous wide "Le Mans" stripes and a fiberglass front apron that replaced the bumper and upper and lower valance panel. The rear bumper was removed and Plexiglas side and rear windows were added. Aluminum panels replaced the original Ford door panels; aluminum was also pop-riveted in place of the rear quarter vents. Early cars' stock front seats were pulled in favor of a one-piece fiberglass unit. Standard production seats were used on later cars, as it was understood that the purchaser would most likely Number produced 36 (Competition prototypes, 2; competition production models, 34) $5,950 Year produced  Original list price  SCM Price Guide  Tune-up/major service Distributor cap  Chassis #  $150,000-$165,000 $445 $17 Engine # Stamped on original engine block, on passenger side beneath front exhaust port, just above surface where oil pan meets block a) Hand-stamped into aluminum manufacturer's plate, which was pop-riveted to the driver's side inner fender panel over the Ford VIN at the notch in the fender edge. Visible when hood is open; b) Handstamped into passenger's side inner front fender panel, usually halfway between the radiator support bracket and the firewall Club  Web site  Alternatives  Factory Trans-Am Camaro Z/28, factory 'Cuda AAR, factory Boss Mustang SCM Investment Grade  choose a competition seat of their preference. The dash pad on the "R" cars was replaced with a bezel holding the speedometer, tachometer and other gauges. A four-point roll bar was installed and a fiberglass rear shelf replaced the rear seat. There were body modifications to both the front and rear fenders, and to the inner fenders, as well. The hood was the same one-piece fiberglass unit used on production Shelbys, but on the "R" cars, the only hood lock was the klik-pin hood pin arrangement. Shelby American Automobile Club, PO Box 788, Sharon, CT 06069 www.saac.com A Similar pins were used on the trunk 1965 Under the hood, the motors were "breathed on," with heads ported and polished to Shelby race specs. Motors were balanced and blueprinted, special headers were fitted, and a Holley 715 carb was installed. These modifications bumped output to 350 horsepower. Stock gas tanks were replaced with 34-gallon units and an electric fuel pump (two in some early cars) was fitted. It should be noted that as each car was built, running changes were incorporated, so you shouldn't expect each "R" car to be the same as the next. Some cars carried custom specifications: 5R535 was fitted at the factory with Weber carburetors, and 5R096 had the Le Mans stripes deleted. Sold for $206,700, 5R535 is worth the money—even at a price that exceeds the experts' views. Why? An "R" model is the ultimate Shelby. Not only was this the first year of production, but the modifications done to the first-generation Mustang body were visually far more dramatic than those of the '68 and later Shelbys. The "R" cars are off-the-shelf racers: Just add a driver and they're usable on the vintage circuit. (It should be noted, however; that to be competitive in today's races will take an engine that uses modern technology to produce upwards of 450 horsepower.) I recently watched the octogenarian Carroll Shelby sign autographs for those who made a donation to his children's charity. While, as expected, he smiled at all the attractive women, he positively beamed when a child became the subject of his attention. It's no wonder that he outlived his original heart—it just wasn't big enough to keep up with all that he did, and continues to do. Carroll Shelby, and the cars he has created, defines the profile for an American original, a Davy Crockett for the modern age.—Dave Kinney (Historic and descriptive information courtesy of RM and the Shelby American World Registry, 1997 edition)• 1965 Shelby Mustang GT 350 Lot #1517, S/N SFM5S374 Condition: 3- OMPARABLES Russo and Steele; Monterey, CA; 8/17/2002 Sold at $76,185 SCM ID# 28985 Barrett-Jackson; Scottsdale, AZ; 1/16/2003 Sold at $78,800 SCM ID# 30223 1966 Shelby Mustang GT 350 Lot #721, S/N SFFM6S2346 Condition: 1

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Am rican Car Classifieds - CHEVROLET 53 Corvette, #261, body-off restoration, museum quality, very orig, judged NCRS Top Flight at Carlisle Regional, be part of the 50th Anniversary celebration. sjsokoloff@comcast.net . $139,000. 610649-8239. PA 59 Corvette, Vette Vues cover car May 2002, original body on tube frame, 95 suspension with LT-1, all power, Daytona yellow, tan leather, 2 years to build, 500 miles, reduced. $80,000. 786-512-5659. FL 70 Chevelle SS 454, LS5, cranberry red exterior with black strips, saddle interior, 454/365 hp, matching numbers LS5, correct paint and interior colors, M-22 4spd, cowl induction, excellent unrestored example, excellent paint, most desirable muscle car. s.kaytal@attbi.com $35,995. 503-439-0240. OR 71 Corvette, LT-1, T-top. 350-330 hp, 4-spd. Mulsanne blue with blue interior, numbers match, excellent condition, 57,800 miles. cfd3@yahoo.com . $23,500. 440-884-5263. OH 75 Cosworth Vega, #525, only 3,300 actual miles, 85% original paint, black with black vinyl interior, always garage stored. $9,995 or best offer. 440-286-8749, 440285-3755. OH DODGE 67 Hemi R/T convertible, 1 of 3 produced, 4-spd, buckets, power steering, power disc brakes, stunning dark green white top & interior, ground-up restoration of 25K miles car, unmolested VIN tag & fender tag, all body numbers intact, original Certicard, documented by Galen, trades considered. $150,000. 520-298-7989. AZ Aeialt  ALL CLASSIFIEDS INCLUDE INTERNET POSTING! ONLY $15. See page 102 for details. 68 Super Bee, impeccable rotisserie detailed for Concours competition, 37K miles, 383 cid, 335 hp, 727, 4.10:1 Sure Grip, engine, transmission never disassembled, #s matching, 2nd owner 21 years, fully documented, always trailered, superb Mopar investment, must sell due to divorce. calcanis@us.ibm.com . 407-592-4472. FL 71 Demon GSS, 340 6-pack, 18,000 actual miles, original paper work from Grand Spaulding Dodge, B-5 blue, red/ orange plaid interior, 3-spd on floor, 3.91: 1, very rare car. Enclosed trailer available. $45,000. 708-707-8332. IL 72 Charger SE Brougham, # match 400 ci, auto, pdb, ps, air, Rallyes. yellow, black top, original split bench seat interior, hidden headlights, rechrome bumpers, front, rear spoilers. $11,000. 608-748-4656. WI FORD 66 Mustang K-code GT fastback, 6R09K1096XX. manuf date 9/17/65, fresh original 289-271 hp engine. 4-spd, 3:50 9" rear, hi-po Rally Pac, ivy green, black interior, original CA black plate car, I I 6K miles, solid floors, #2 car with minor trunk & interior detailing, many parts available. lespauljr60@hotmail.com $26,995. 203331-9155. CT OLDSMOBILE 67 442, rare, rare 2-dr post coupe, original powertrain, 400-400, 12-bolt, bench/auto column, louvered hood, ps, ph, die cast, chrome great shape, need pass quarter and interior is dry, an honest rare NM straight muscle car, great for restoration. urband@msn.com . $3,500. 70 442, 455/365 hp, 400 Turbo trans, bucket seats, console, ps, pdb, air, factory dual gate shifter, Rally gauge package. OAI package, blue Alabama car, 51,250 miles, original numbers match. $17,900. 413-4437674. MA 72 442 cony, W30, factory 4-spd, 455 ci, one of 13 made and the last true muscle car produced by Olds, possibly the only one left, orig X in chassis # which determines orig W30 and not a clone, California National winner, restored to new & is the National Magazine cover car & brochure car. orig teal green with choc hides. garr y@vintagesurtboards.com . $128,500 obo. 949-675-2906. CA 78 Toronado XS, totally orig, only 1,525 miles, I of 2,437 produced, every available option, the XS was only produced in 1977 and 1978, original paper work, future classic. $19,900. 718-969-7679. NY PLYMOUTH 67 GTX, matching numbers, 440 factory 4speed. 410 Dana rear, dark green with white bucket seats, console, flawless body and paint, have fender tag and build sheet, excellent cond. $21,500. 267-246-6903. NJ 68 Roadrunner, 426 Hemi, AA I Silver, #s matching, GTS documented, options: tach, pdb, automatic, 67,000 miles car, complete history, build sheet, Certicard, fender tag, freshly rebuilt motor, trans, rear, s/s brake lines, polygraph front end, rad recored, brakes, wiring, dated exhaust, plug wires, headlight doors, tail lights, exhaust tips, switches. rwalton906@aol.com . $55,000 630-648-0177. IL 70 Cuda 340, a/t, sublime, original matching numbers, blue plate California Cuda, drive home anywhere. tonyleo@pacbell.net . $27,500 or best cash offer. 630-348-8269. CA 70 Superbird, 3,360 original miles, only driven for 7 weeks in the fall of 1970, tor red, 440, 4-barrel, console auto, black bucket seats, I5x7 Rallye wheels, E60 Goodyear Polyglas, recent repaint, all original drivetrain, belts, hoses, etc., #1808 in Superbird Registry, all original paper work, owner's manual. $95,000. Greg. 360-422-7131. WA 71 Gran Coupe, rare black on black, 383 Super Commando motor, auto on the floor, leather bucket seats, console, #s matching, straight, killer paint job, full documentation including fender tag, broadcast sheet, window sticker and dealer invoices. $32,500. 763-286-1972. MN 72 Fury III 2 door formal coupe, original owner, very rare, excellent plus $14,000 original papers, pictures and info available. 707-235-0787. ND06(ivaol.com . $55,000 630-648-0177. IL SHELBY 65 Shelby Mustang CT 350, #5S133, original Shelby Mags, car needs full restoration, best offer takes it. 973-4855357. NJ 68 Shelby Mustang CT 350 fastback, auto, ps, pdb, cold factory a/c, 60K miles, no rust ever, nice sunlight gold paint, nice original black interior, drives great, in Registry #0928. $39,900 obo. 281-469-0603. TX. concorso  diC2-10,/ RESTOR AT 1 ONS Twenty years dedicated to the meticulous restoration of the world's finest exotic, vintage and classic motor cars. APPRAISING SERVICES AVAILABLE: DECLARED VALUE • LOSS DAMAGE • ESTATES 2347 GOLD RIVER ROAD • SUITE N • GOLD RIVER, CA 95670 iee ITALIANO. 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, August 15th, 2003 Black Horse Golf Course at Monterey Bay • Seaside, California Black Horse is located just minutes north from central Monterey. Take the Fort Ord main exit from Highway 2, and follow the signs. No More hour wait in traffic to get in and out. 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CHRISTIE'S INTERNATIONAL MOTOR CARS 1931 Alfa Romeo 6C-1750 GS Zagato Spyder  Estimate: $400,000-500,000 Image: Jay Hirsch The ex-C.E.C.Martin   1967 Ferrari 365 California Estimate: $550,000-750,000 Image: Don Heiny Photography Studio The ex-John Stayer/Jerry Hansen  1958 Echidna  Estimate: $160,000-180,000  Other highlights include: 1936 Bugatti Type 57 Cabriolet by Gangloff 1937 Cord 812 Convertible Coupe  1952 Siata 400L Spyder Prototype   1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Estimate: $270,000-300,000 Image: Jay Hirsch Estimate: $240,000-280,000  Estimate: $220,000-260,000 Estimate: $280,000-380,000   Exceptional Motor Cars at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Auction 17 August, 6pm Enquiries Malcolm Welford mwelfordachristies.com Tel: (+1 310) 385 2699 Miles Morris mmorrisachristies.com Tel: (+1 212) 636 2277 CONCOURS  d ELEGANCE° Catalogues US: 1 (800) 395 6300 Worldwide: 44 (0)20 7389 2820 www.christies.com Venue The Pebble Beach Equestrian Center 1959 'Cadster'  1967 Ferrari 330 GTC  Estimate: $130,000-150,000 Estimate: $140,000-160,000 1970 Shelby GT-500 Convertible Estimate: $80,000-120,000

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THIS MONTH: SCM Experts rate  1. 1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR coupe, $954,384, B cars! 2.1998 Porsche 911611 coupe, $755,790, B 3. 1939 Deluge 08/120 cabriolet, $656,500, C 4. 1968 Ferrari 275 618/4 Berlinetta, $478,826, B 5.1933 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Spider, $436,500, C 6. 1929 Bentley Speed Six tourer, $391,526, B 7.1952 Abarth 1500 coupe, $293,500, C 8.1965 Ferrari 275 GTB Berlinetta, $269,040, B 9.1956 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing coupe, $243,080, B "Interesting to se current-production pull above sticker." —Dave Kinney, Las Vegas I n this issue, we report on an English chap who bought back the 1930 Morgan three-wheeler he owned in his youth, and vowed, "It will never get away from me again." That's one reason to buy a collector car. An MG-TD went cheap at Kensington, and for $7,420, perhaps someone now has the vintage car he has always wanted, and is about to experience the thrills and chills of driving a 50-year-old car on today's highways. That's another reason. Then there are the dealers, who only buy when the price is right and only sell when they've made their profits. All three are valid ways to approach collecting, and none is exclusive of the others. I think of the times that a steely-eyed professional has come up to me at an auction and said, "I paid too much for that car, but I just had to have it." On the private-party side, how many times have your friends practically bored you to tears as they tell you, over and over again, how they got a great deal on this or that car—as if the good deal was the reason they bought the car, instead of it being something they have just had to have. So even dealers succumb to emotion, and private parties can play at being cold-blooded and calculated. As you read through these six on-site market reports, don't lose sight of the fact that these cars represent more than piles of dollar bills on wheels. They are mobile fantasy machines that let each of us escape, for a moment, to a simpler world of cams, gears and style. Sure, money is involved. But there's far more to it than that.—Keith Martin Two-Year Sales Comparison SALES THIS ISSUE 10. 1964 Ferrari 25061 Lusso Berlinetta, $223,610, B 99 .1/B K-GTR sets standard at $950k. s' illest Buys 1. 1951 MG-TD roadster, $7,420, KMG 2. 1954 Buick Skylark convertible, S56,100, KMG 3.1964 Porsche 356C coupe, $18,700, KMG 4.1966 Shelby GT 350H fastback, $47,000, C 5.1991 Chevrolet Corvette coupe, $7,632, K Color-challenged 'Vette pulls in $7,632. "Side Bonhams, Hampshire, UK (B)  Mecum, Rockford, IL (M)  BONHAMS, MONACO CHRISTIES, NY  SCM 1 -6 Scale  Condition Rating:  p.54 p.56 Bonhams, Monte Carlo, Monaco (B)  p.62 Kruse, Las Vegas, NV (K)  Christie's, New York, NY (C)  p.69 p.76 KENSINGTON, NY 1: National concours standard/perfect  2: Very good, club concours, some small flaws  KRUSE, NV 3. Average daily driver in decent condition  4. Still a driver but with some apparent flaws  Kensington Motor Group, Bridgehampton, NY (KMG)  p.82 5. A nasty beast that runs but has many problems 6. A wretched car only good for parts

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%IL EF3 Bonhams National Motor Museum, Beaulieu, Hampshire, UK May 17, 2003 Auctioneer:  Number of automotive lots:  Number of automotive lots sold:  cr.! ni  JUIG IllIG.  Sale total:  Malcolm Barber 10 10 I VI., /Il nnoi S739,205 High sale: #164, 1929 Bentley Speed Six 61/2-Litre Le Mans-style tourer, sold at S391,526, including buyer's premium Buyer's premium: 15% on the first $80,000, 10% thereafter (Included in prices of sold lots.) zak, Report by Richard Hudson W - Evans Market opinions in italics The third and final sale, held in the UK during the Spring Autojumble weekend at the National Motor Museum, dispersed the contents of the oil and insurance millionaire's garages and workshops at his second home at Hamble Le Rice, near Southampton, and raised $1,542,982, virtually all from private buyers who outbid the trade in what was a rare 100%-sold auction. The pride of the Jameson fleet in the UK, his beloved 1929 Bentley Speed Six 6V2-Litre tourer, was the top seller. Despite having several non-period mods, including engine-turned dash with black instrument bezels, modern woodrim steering wheel and chrome wires, the Meynell and Phillips-bodied Le Mansstyle rep generated $391,526 from UK bidder George Dodds. hen Edwin "Ted" C. Jameson Jr. died last year at his British home, the automobile, aviation and model steam-railway-engine collecting world lost a major player. His cache of cars, motorcycles, steam-powered vintage fire appliances, trains and traction engines, static motors, automobilia, spares and marine memorabilia—not to mention antiques and fine art—squirreled away during an 88-year life which involved extensive travel, raised a total of $5.5 million in a trio of auctions conducted by Bonhams on both sides of the Atlantic. to pay $32,991 in the sale to buy back what was a partly rebuilt and incomplete project. "I'll never part with it again," he said. "Once finished, it's going into my own private collection and I intend to keep it forever." In addition to the complete automobiles and projects requiring completion were three heaps of pre-WWII Mercedes SS spares amassed by the extraordinary Jameson. One of these lots, which it was claimed consisted of nearly enough components, including a US-made repro chassis, to recreate an SSKL rolling chassis, generated an absolutely staggering $271,395 from a Dutch enthusiast (the estimate price had been $40,700-$57,050). The same private buyer then outbid German and US rivals to corner the market by investing a total of $351,836 in acquiring all three lots. Another of Jameson's addictions was live steam, and his Hampshire house was also an engine shed for his superb collection of scratch-built model railway locomotives, all of which were maintained in as-new condition, none of them ever having been steamed. Pick of the pack was a John Adams-built gauge model of "Windsor Lad," the London and North Eastern Railway Gresley Pacific 4-6-2 A3 locomotive and tender number 2500. Measuring an inch over nine feet in length and forecast to cost $19,500$22,800, this perfect miniature of the real thing sold for a mighty $51,081.—R.H.-E. ENGLISH #60-LONDON AND NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY GRESLEY PACIFIC 4-6-2 "A3" Model Locomotive. Body by John Adams. Green. Exhibition-quality 7-1/4" gauge model. Tender number 2500, "Windsor Lad." Fully brazed and riveted superheated copper boiler, zels, shiny wires too modern. Cond: 1-. SOL AT $391,526. Despite non-period-correct features, UK buyer paid $33,000 over top estimate. Speed Sixes, for some enthusiasts, are the ultimate sporting Bentley. They are quick, easy to drive when the front end is set properly, and eligible for any event. #151-1929 MORGAN AERO ThreeWheeler Roadster. S/N 1132A. Eng. #C.C.W1678. British Racing Green, black/ green. RHD. Restoration almost completed apart from unwired headlamps. Paint good. Air-cooled Anzani M3 overhead-valve V- twin clean. Original rad surround dull and in need of replating. Odometer illegible. Cond: 2-.SOLD AT $24,743. $5,000 over estimate price paid, which was $5,000 too much. But it's just an example of the "red mist" that occurs at some auctions, where everyone wants to go home with something. #152-1930 MORGAN SUPER SPORTS Three-Wheeler Roadster. S/N M341. British Racing Green/green. RHD. Mid-resto with much to do. JAP LTOW competition motor in place, but mag, carbs, fenders, dash, exhaust, Another delighted new owner was Leicestershire dealer Richard White, who bought the most expensive of three Morgan three-wheelers in the sale, an Aero roadster he had previously owned as a 15-year-old. He purchased the 1930-dated Super Sports with JAP engine in 1961 for £15, UK licensing laws at the time allowing him to drive it on Learner plates. Having restored the vehicle over the years, he sold it to Jameson in 1976 for $2,853, but found himself having 54  combustion chamber, four Galloway-type inclined water tubes. Twin working injectors. Full set of four pairs of alternative disc wheels. Cond: I. SOLD AT $51,081. A superb model. Someone really wanted it, paying over twice the high-estimate price to obtain a nine-footlong train unlikely to transport much more than thoughts. #164-1929 BENTLEY SPEED SIX 6V2LITRE Le Mans-Style Tourer. Body by Meynell and Phillips. S/N KR 2677. Eng. #KR 2683. British Racing Green/British Racing Green. RHD. Odo: 194 miles. Total mileage since extensive mechanical refurb. ExHoyal Weymann sedan, rebodied with LMstyle coachwork at some stage. Old leather still soft but repainted. Non-period oil filter wise; woodrim steering wheel, matte black be- steering wheel included loose, along with three boxes of goodies. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $32,991. Most desirable of all air-cooled Moggy three-wheelers raised $10,170 over top estimate from former owner, who was prepared to pay whatever was required for reunion. Sometimes the heart triumphs over the wallet, with no real harm done here. #153-1932 MORGAN AERO ThreeWheeler Roadster. S/N R3. British Racing Green/green. RHD. Dropped chassis, Aero- Sports Car Market

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Bonhams - Hampshire, UK  #158-1934 HISPANO-SUIZA J12 Rolling Chassis. S/N 13020. Unpainted body/black chassis. RHD. Started life as Hooper-bodied sedan. Engine and gearbox out, but included Market Reports good, bumpers scuffed, waistline trim strips dented, door handles pitted. Plastic-covered seats excellent, engine bay dusty. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $19,682. Double top-estimate result can be explained by serious bidding battle in tent won by UK TV actor and VW camper fan Martin Clunes. These probably bring more in the US, but they have to be in brilliant, overthe-top condition. bodied, originally powered by JAP LTOW, currently has Matchless MX4 V-twin. Unfinished resto, rad surround good, cycle fenders and Lucas headlamps not fitted, though supplied loose along with other items in box. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $12,559. Although auctioneers were forecasting it would make more, amount paid was more than enough for this project with much still to do and source. #155-1980 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SHADOW II Station Wagon. Body by FLM (Panelcraft). S/N SRH 10041210. Eng. #0041210. Dark green, gold pinstripe/dark PIMP" --Vhb-A,116-vota4141 4,7:4 00 _ _ 0 green. RHD. Odo: 2,128 miles. Automatic. Non-factory station wagon conversion pre1999, front bodywork all good. But, where converted, rear fender top paint flaking, plus rusty scabs on tailgate and chips to aperture. Leather apparently unused. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $38,427. Rarity and perceived desirability of Shadow estate was responsible for $9,000 over estimate price, which was over-generous considering likely cost of potential full repaint required. FRENCH #157-1928 HISPANO-SUIZA HOB Rolling Chassis. S/N 12015. Eng. #301989. Unpainted hood/black chassis. RHD. Jameson clearly lost interest in this one mid-restoration, restored engine and gearbox in place, chassis • 1r ---, t - - 9 • lir i rail paint still glossy. Radiator, carb, bulkhead, dashboard, steering column, brackets for headlamps, fuel tank, two spares and some wiring included. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $48,737. Correctly valued at top-estimate money paid. When finished, could be an imposing and interesting car But that several thousands of dollars away. September, 2003 ITALLIN along with Nivex instruments in original dash. New tourer body in aluminum not fitted, though included. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $118,900. With more than twice top - estimate price paid, this was a huge result for auctioneers and rumored-to-be-sole-beneficiaty (a female former friend offaineson 's) of Jameson estate. GERMAN #156-1964 MERCEDES-BENZ 600 Limousine. S/N 100012-12-000007. Eng. #100980-12-000013. Two-tone black, olive green/gray. LHD. Odo: 55,448 km. Repaint thick though unmarked, apart from some pimples on trunk lid. Slight corrosion to bright ecuted S160,000+ Crosthwaite and Gardiner restoration. Original UK registration #GH 1136. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $26,243. Mid-estimate price paid for project was the "Buy of the Sale." The DiLambda was a technological tour de force in its time, and it's rare to see one on the road today. A meager investment for something that can he finished into an important car• ■.11., WARNING • work, velour old but clean, wood good. Becker GP radio still in place, clearly rarely used engine bay very dusty. One owner from new. Five/six-seater. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $25,306. $7,300 below estimate valuation reflected need for extensive and costly recommissioning and slightly iffy paint and chrome. Unlike some of the other projects here, this will be nothing but a big, stodgy saloon when redone. The others will be classics. #154-1969 VOLKSWAGEN TYPE 2 D26 DE LUXE Microbus. S/N 24 02036925. Eng. #B 5116775. Black/gray. LHD. Odo: 3,843 miles. Genuine mileage for US-spec camper special-ordered by Jameson without middleseats to fetch and carry collection parts. Paint ....ww. • _ li 'WO. PI T-St . It,  - FEU lir Po'  on arns Dear Car Collector, Your Gold Password is scm0123 Volume 3, Number 18 Mecum Auctions will hold its first auction in Augusta, GA. It will be held near the Augusta National Golf Club on the weekend of the Masters Golf Tournament, April 11-12. The auction features Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible , a 1963 Chevrolet Corvette, and a 2001 Lamborghini Diablo. For more information see suww mectuna. Upgrading to SCM GOLD may cause your keyboard to sizzle. • a 1927 Bentley 4.5 Liter Vanden Plas Tourer, a 1957 #160-1930 LANCIA DILAMBDA Rolling Chassis. Black hood/black chassis. RHD. Engine and gearbox fitted, dash in place, though no instruments. Generally incomplete, in fact, but all show-finished during superbly ex- As an SCA4 GOLD member you will receive exclusive e-mails giving you near-instant auction results. Sign up today and start getting the inside information you need, sent so fast it may cause your computer to smoke like a two-stroke Saab! www.sportscarmarket.com 111001.1101 ■ 55

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Market Reports  MECUM Mecum Collector Car Auctioneers Rockford, Illinois May 22-24 2003 _ Auctioneers.  Number of automotive lots.  Number of automotive lots sold:  Sale rate:  Sale total:  Mark Delzell, Mike Hagerman and Jim Landis 458 206 45% S3,255,425 High sale: #292, 1969 Dodge Daytona Charger, sold for $89,500, including buyer's premium Buyer's premium: 900 on lots up to $5,500, $500 on lots $5,501$10,000, 5% on lots over 510,000 (Included in prices of sold lots.) Report by Daniel Grunwald, Kelly Grunwald and Brian Linehan Market opinions in italics T he rain stayed away and, even with the cool evenings, you couldn't have asked for better weather for this Mecum sale in Rockford. The quality of the cars at the auction was noticeably better than in previous years. Frankly, I rarely see cars that I rate as a number one at any sale, and there were a surprising number here. At least here in the Midwest, the muscle car market continues to be healthy, and Dana Mecum continues to come up with interesting cars, from barn-find to concours, and get them consigned to his event. There weren't as many pure early hot rods at this sale as we have seen in the past and the shoebox Chevys were not quite as prevalent as one might expect. The real meat was a large number of correctly restored '60s and '70s muscle cars, representing many makes and models. As you might expect, these were surrounded by a large number of properly done Mustangs, Camaros and Corvettes. The sale percentage, at 45%, was satisfactory, with 206 cars sold out of 458 entries. The average per car was $15,803, indicating that nearly anyone who can qualify for a credit card, and of course that's nearly anyone these days, could have gone home with a new toy. The crowd was large and enthusiastic, with spirited bidding for nearly every item. Mecum continues to put on one of the highest-quality and best muscle car venues 56 But it wasn't just the usual suspects that did well. A fine original 1960 Pontiac Bonneville convertible brought $32,000 and a 1966 Chevrolet Nova SS sold at $37,500. A Coors Silver Bullet, at $5,350, added variety. $77,000 wasn't enough to buy a Hemi 'Cuda coupe, but a Dodge Daytona topped the day at $89,500. I couldn't help but wonder why! didn't buy Mopars a few years ago instead of Internet stock. hood meets grille and front bumper. Chrome dull in spots, underhood very clean and detailed, cosmetic restoration only. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $11,550. Everybody loves this car with its Pee Wee Herman color combo. This Nash, considering its condition, brought top dollar. A cute little thing for neighborhood parades. #630-1959 ARNOLT BRISTOL DELUXE Convertible. Body by Bertone. S/N 3100. Eng. #153624. Red/gray, red piping. LHD. Odo: 5,488 miles. Poor fit to trunk—didn't latch, chipped paint. Pitting to paint on rear deck, ding on passenger door. Seats and car- COLLECTOR CAR AUCTIONEERS in the Midwest—if not the country—and the quality just keeps improving each year. There was electricity in the air and lots of fine metal traded hands. Even I couldn't help myself, going home with a yellow 1966 Chevy Nova coupe. I'm now looking for a local chapter of Old Cars Anonymous to join, as well as a new garage to use until the fever subsides.—D. G. ENGLISH #281-1958 NASH METROPOLITAN Convertible. S/N E39656. Turquoise over white/black, white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 18,693 miles. Undercarriage quite rusty for a car supposedly restored in 1995. Snappy color combination doesn't blend in seams. Cracking where Mecum - Rockford, IL LHD. Odo: 33,245 miles. Some scratches on trunk but overall good condition with no apparent rust. No carpet behind seats, aftermarket covers over dirty seats, dent on front passenger side chrome. Books. Oil leak underneath and water leak on hose. Sloppy fit to top. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $9,000. The Bs were the most popular Morris Garage models ever made. $1,000 over SCM Price Guide valuation here, surprisingly for this last-year, teetering, rubber-bumper model. #224-1980 TRIUMPH TR7 Convertible. S/N TCT114378UCF. White/black leather, salmon plaid cloth, camel carpets. LHD. Odo: 22,554 miles. Original car with like-new seats, some fading on carpet, original paint, some scratches on trunk. Some pitting to luggagerack chrome, soft top, clean low-mileage car. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $5,100. 112,363 TR7s made between 1976 and 1981. Salmon plaid seats may have scared potential buyers away. All the money and then some. Seller wanted $7,500. No sale, no surprise. GERMAN #690-1978 PORSCHE 911SC Coupe. S/N 9118300765. White/black leather. LHD. Odo: 68,661 miles. Hood fit off, doors okay, some rust in passenger wheel well. Trunk has bubbles, door/hood touched up. Rear window trim pet look new, trim torn on driver's door. Needs correct windshield and grille. Oil leaks at valve cover/distributor seal. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $35,000. 142 open cars built between 1954 and 1960. The battery being charged all weekend and the can of starting fluid on the front seat were not confidence inspiring. Not an unfair bid, given the needs. #618 1980 MGB Convertible. S/N GWDJ2AG510293. Red/tan seat covers. - scratched. Seats scuffed, faded and spongy. Needs detail. Inside trunk all torn up. Cond: 4+. NOT SOLD AT $7,800. Had the feel of a car run hard and put away wet. Porsche buyers are picky, and generally shy away from scary cars—they know how incredibly expensive they can be to restore. Although bid seems low, it was actually appropriate given condition. #337-1993 MERCEDES-BENZ 300CE Convertible. S/N WDBEA66E4PB904892. Burgundy/black leather. LHD. Odo: 97,508 miles. Claimed $2,000 stereo system. Scratched Sports Car Market

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Market Reports  rear driver quarter panel, some swirls in paint, wood split on console and eye level on dash. Passenger door and rear bumper paint chips. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $19,750. Original list $84,000, with only 1,800 sent to US. Right on the money for high-mileage car that sat in the Arizona sun too long, by the looks of the cracked dash. The first open four-seat Benz since the 280SE. ITALIAN #361-1988 FERRARI GTO REPLICA (NISSAN) Coupe. Body by McBurnie of San- some scratching on driver's window frames and hubcap chrome is weak. Interior and engine compartment clean. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $32,250. Appears rust free and started right up; seems to run and drive smoothly. Attracted a lot of attention, resulting in strong price. Looks to have been well cared-for and should make a nice driver for new owner #631-1954 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Roadster. S/N E54S002884. Pennant Blue/tan vinyl. LHD. Odo: 50,226 miles. Appears to be recent restoration to very good standard. Auto transmission in new interior. Looks as-new underneath. Paint shows well with small scratch tee, CA. S/N DR141518M0. Red/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 23,813 miles. Needs work. Bad fiberglass lifting and separating at doors, paint chipped on both doors, rear window louver scratched to bare metal in parts. Chassis and exhaust system rusted. Dash worn and ripped. What's with the carpets (half black and half brown)? Cond: 5. SOLD AT $6,300. Engine and chassis looked beat. Lines are wrong for a GTO. However; cost was less than a tune-up on the real thing. Be the hit of the next kit car convention, parked next to Lazers and Manxes. However, Cavallino Classic is best avoided. AMERICAN #626-1932 CHEVROLET MODEL BA Roadster. S/N 210312. Blue over black/ brown, green. LHD. Odo: 37,833 miles. 194c.i. in-line six. New chrome, nicely redone 1116111111111111111"111111111111111111 .:1 •  -- - -  -  -..,-, ._ , .. ' . _ . •  4 LI.    -illiflk -1 ,  -... I -,'  ---. , (4 interior. Panels all fit well. Crunched muffler. Metal looks solid. Good glass, glass wind wings. Soft top appears new. Black fenders show dust in paint. Crème-painted wire wheels. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $35,000. Relatively poor quality on black paint is the only real problem evident. Has a 1989 AA CA firstplace tag attached to the front. Very strong price, but a very drivable car #31-1936 FORD DELUXE Roadster. S/N 0137428. Blue/tan vinyl. LHD. Odo: 618 miles. Flathead V8. Paint shows some dust, orange peel and some cracking in corners by rumble seat and passenger door. Chrome shows 58 that match the paint. Paint appears dull below left taillight. Car is otherwise spotless. Even side trims are dent free. Torq Thrust wheels painted to match car. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $23,000. Orange would not normally be my choice but this pearl tangerine paint really did it for me. A fair amount of money for a shoebox Chevy but a very fair price on this welldone hot rod. #68-1957 FORD RANCHERO Pickup. SN C7RF153805. Blue/white, blue vinyl. LHD. Odo: 62,143 miles. 312-c.i. V8, auto. Good panel fit and pleasant color scheme with some chips and scratches. Some pitting and scratch- Some typical dents in console trim but interior good overall. Scratches to rear windows. Aluminum knock-off wheels. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $36,750. There was a time when the '63 split-window coupe was The Corvette to own. It has now been overshadowed in many ways by the big blocks. This one has the feel of a body-off low-miles restoration. If numbers match, a bargain. If not, just a decent buy. #69.1-1965 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Coupe. S/N 194375S118718. White/blue vinyl. LHD. Odo: 62,325 miles. 327-c.i., 300hp engine, auto. Factory A/C. Good panel fit, some chips and cracks in paint. Some cracks in fiberglass around headlights as is often seen on Sting Rays. Pitting and wear-through on chrome. Tinted glass. Documentation. Cond: 3. Sports Car Market ' ..-. Mecum - Rockford, IL ing to chrome trim. Front bumper center section peeling. Some scratches, bad chrome on dash. Gauges good, clean interior. New exhaust. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $8,200. There don't seem to be many of these around and this early Ranchero looks to be a well maintained driver It should make the new owner very happy and bring lots of attention at the local cruise night. Well bought. #271-1960 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE Convertible. S/N 860P23186. White/tri-tone maroon leather. LHD. Odo: 65,224 miles. 389c.i. engine, Tr-Power. No visible rust, some paint touch-up visible on what appears to be on right side by hood, some scratches on deck where top sits. Blue Flame six-cylinder engine detailed. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $44,500. Nice car in Pennant Blue. This color was only available in '54 and it is a nice change from all of the early white 'Vettes. Good price for buyer and seller #652-1956 CHEVROLET BEL AIR Coupe. S/N VB56L071181. Orange, white/ orange, white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 123 miles. 350-c.i. V8, auto. Vintage air conditioning. Beautiful interior with digital dash and colors mostly original paint. Old undercoating. Excellent original interior, including wood trim on dash. Top appears to be older replacement in good shape. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $32,000. Very original survivor Finding one with original interior that hasn't deteriorated from sun and water leaks is very rare. Owner has much documentation and stayed with car to answer questions. That paid off for him—strong price on really good car #234-1963 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Coupe. S/N 30837S101556. Red/red vinyl. LHD. Odo: 60,614 miles. 327-c.i., 340-hp engine, four-speed. Good chrome, paint and panel fits, including rotating headlight panels.

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Market Reports  SOLD AT $26,700. Very original-looking Corvette with paint that could pass for original as well, except some old overspray evident. Looks to be candidate for NCRS survivor award. Originality valued in today's market, so fairly bought, even with the auto trans. #241-1965 FORD MUSTANG Convert- ible. S/N 5F08D119878. Bronze/tan vinyl. LHD. Odor 18,106 miles. 289-c.i., 4-bbl engine, four-speed. New chrome, seat covers, carpet, top, paint and red line tires on chrome " 7a•-01 - wheels. Left side of trunk panel is raised and console has pitting. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $23,000. Listed as a '64 Mustang but Ford introduced them in April of 1964 and registered them all as '65s. A very nice drop-top Mustang in an unusual color Very few and minor problem areas. High price seems justified. Well restored and bought fairly. #249-1966 CHEVROLET NOVA SS Coupe. S/N 118376W140412. Black/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 96,325 miles. 327-c.i., 350hp L79 engine, four-speed. Said to be numbers matching. Panel fit is slightly wide on right f 4 auto. No visible rust. Tinted glass. Some water discoloration in package tray. Very good original interior with bench seat. Slight pitting to rear bumper. Good paint. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $12,000. A nice, clean, original-looking Nova the owner wanted to make go just a little faster May be reincarnated with a V8 the next time it reappears. A popular body style and a relative bargain compared to most '66 or '67 Novas today. Bought by yours truly. #248-1969 CHEVROLET CAMARO Z128 Coupe. S/N 124379N663320. Blue, white stripes/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 28,140 miles. A great restoration with new or likenew chrome, paint, interior and undercarriage. Mecum - Rockford, IL c.i., 425-hp engine, four-speed. Left door gap slightly off, trunk lid wide at both sides. Some dust in paint. Interior has mottled gauge faces and fresh paint pulled off where door and dash meet. Good chrome, detailed engine. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $74,000. Said to be documented by Ed Cuneen, President of the COPO and Z11 Camaro Society. Originality and documentation are very important here, and if it is a real COPO, it is priced correctly. #256-1970 DODGE CHALLENGER Coupe. S/N JS23U0B258968. Yellow/white vinyl. LHD. Odor 96,454 miles. 440-c.i. V8, automatic. Some trim and scuffs around windshield. Dust in paint, overspray on rear passenger glass. Good chrome except on console, A 302 with cowl induction, power steering and brakes, four-speed. Original smog pump. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $30,000. All the money but a great car I couldn't find a fault, and! looked hard. Z/28s remain one of the greatest serialproduction pony cars and likely will always have significant market desirability. #292-1969 DODGE DAYTONA CHARGER Coupe. S/N XX29L9B355156. Blue. LHD. Odo: 7,847 miles. 440-c.i. engine, auto. Panel fit good, chrome excellent. Interior clean, in good condition. Some scratches on passenger side glass. Bad paint prep on which shows some pitting. Highly optioned, including A/C. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $35,750. Nice restoration on a very popular car It's tough to look at paint overspray on a car with this much detail work done. Original 8-track is still in place. A strong price paid for a car with over 20 options on documentation. #329-1970 DODGE CHARGER Coupe. S/N XS29V0G146296. Pea Green/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 4,385 miles. 440-c.i., 390-hp V8, four-speed. Good panel fit with nice-looking paint and chrome. Inside of windshield side fender to cowl and trunk at base. Chrome, interior, paint excellent. Tinted glass. Odometer appears to be stuck. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $37,500. Throw out the price guides—they just cannot keep up with the selling prices on these Novas. A beautiful car and an incredible price. Watch closely as these '66 and '67 Novas are starting to bring Corvette money. #287-1966 CHEVROLET NOVA Coupe. S/N 115376W172221. Yellow. LHD. Odo: 70,956 miles. In-line six-cylinder engine with four-barrel carb and headers with dual exhaust, right scoop, some lifting paint on right front fender. Windshield has globby black silicon on edges. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $89,500. Really well presented with exception of windshield goop that looks out of place on a car this nice. Why notfzx it right before the sale? It bothered me but obviously didn't matter to the new owner Chargers and Superbirds continue to be strong. #275-1969 CHEVROLET CAMARO COPO Coupe. S/N 124379N650526. Green/ green vinyl. LHD. Odo: 65,747 miles. 427- weatherstrip very discolored on the bottom. Tinted glass. Six-pack engine detailed. Bodyoff restored. Some rust visible on steel wheels. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $36,100. Strong price on this car, consigned by Wagners in Kansas City. They send several cars, always well-done restorations, through most Mecum sales. #225-1971 PLYMOUTH CUDA 340 Coupe. S/N BS23H1B370437. Yellow, black. LHD. Odor 97,500 miles. Four-barrel carb, 340c.i. engine, 4-speed. Several panel misfits, some trim misfit at rear window. Sloppy welding on rocker panels at door jambs. Chrome good, interior presentable except for fit of console, which shows large space at floor. Cond: 3-. 60 Sports Car Market

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Market Reports  SOLD AT $16,900. Good-looking from 20 feet. Closer inspection reveals many flaws. Headers make for low ground clearance, but on this car the clearance is really minimal—drags on grass in parking area. Cheap enough if mechanics check out, not if restoration is needed. #72-1972 DODGE DEMON Coupe. S/N LM29H1B271897. Blue/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 38,201 miles. 340-c.i., 450-hp engine. Some pitting on door handles, rear bumper chrome is a bit worn. Scratches to rear glass. Bonhams Europe mom curio, monaco May 26, 2003 Auctioneer:  Number of automotive lots-  Number of automotive lots sold:  Sale rate:  Sale total:  Malcolm Barber 57 37 65% $5,301,386 High sale: #243, 1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR coupe Paint excellent. Engine sounds strong and eager while relatively smooth at idle. Engine compartment detailed with anodized and braided lines. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $17,500. Lots of interest in this car, especially when hood was open. Wouldn't have thought a Demon could sell for this, but price was fair given condition. Burn rubber and win show trophies—an appealing combination. #289-1984 PULSE JET SILVER BUL- LET. SN 17JTW12RXGN000239. Silver metalflake/brown vinyl. RHD. Odo: 2,254 miles. Generally dull and cracked paint with cover fasteners missing in places and fiber- sold for $954,384, including buyer's premium Buyer's premium: 15% on the first €50,000, 10% thereafter (Included in prices of sold lots.) zak, Report by Richard Hudson-Evans Market opinions in italics T glass cracks. Striped Coors color scheme is colored tape. Lots of cracking and discoloration in sliding canopy. Motorcycle engine, six-speed, claimed capable of 105 mph. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $5,350. More like a silver spitwad at this point. Seems to run and start well. Has real advertising potential but needs lots of work to spiff it up, first. Probably a bat gain, as it drew crowds all weekend. 1 would not choose this vehicle to go 100 mph, though.• uPNext Month • Mecum Bloomington Gold Corvettes USA • Christie's London • Mecum Bock to the '50s Hot Rod Auction • Barrett-Jackson Petersen Museum • Mecum's "The Hot Rod Auction" • Bonhams Northamptonshire 62 he 14th staging of the former Brooks and nowadays Bonhams annual preMonaco GP sale clocked up a number of market-significant milestones. Two relatively modern German supercars—a 1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR and a 1998 Porsche 911 GT1—crossed the auction block for the first time and both changed hands, while new record prices were established for the Ferrari 275 GTB/4 and Maserati 3500GT Spider. Mecum - Rockford, IL for the 1971 P400S "Jota" Spider one-off and $99,002 for a 1968 P400 Berlinetta; both were cosmetically mint. A 1960 Lancia Flaminia Sport Berlinetta, restored in 1999 and still fresh, soared for a well-over-estimate $83,426, and a 1935 Lancia V8 Astura S3 Limo, which had been in Government Service in Sardinia until the early 1960s and might have come straight off the set of Tea with Mussolini, really deserved the $43,424 paid. With so many glitzy yachts parked up right outside the Prince Rainier Car Collection Museum sale venue, no Monaco auction would be compete without a beach car/yacht buggy or three, two of which sold this time. A very nautical-looking 1958 Fiat 600 Multipla Marianella by Fissore made $40,710, and a 1959 Fiat Jolly with open Ghia body brought $25,105. According to sale organizer Simon Kidston, collector vehicle sale rates are currently 65-70%, higher than they were when the market peaked in 1989. Indeed, the largest falls in prices were seen in 1989-90, as illustrated by the example of an Aston Martin DB6 Volante short-chassis, which fetched $397,000 in July 1989, but which changed hands for just $81,000 the following July. Having drifted through the 1990-94 doldrums, values slumped until the rapid increases of 1998-2000. Since then, though, according to the Bonhams man, the market has been much more ordered, with prices fairly stable during the last two years.—R.H-E. ENGLISH In front of only a modest house—although from the results achieved it was clearly the right crowd—number 12 of the 25 CLK GTRs built to qualify for the FIA GT Championship raised $954,384 from a Swiss telephone bidder. An energetic bidding tussle for a one-owner, 4,400 kmfrom-new 911 GT1 was resolved in favor of a young Swiss-based enthusiast with—or now without—$755,790. Another epic scrap between Scottish and Italian contestants saw the former pay $472,826 for a beautifully restored and now nicely mellowed 1968 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 in spotless Giallo Fly. And the auctioneers claim that the $158,710 invested by a German collector in Ferdinand Piech's 1961 Maserati 35000T open-top was yet another new saleroom record. An on-the-button, though slightly scruffy, 1956 300SL Gullwing Mercedes from the stable of five times Tour de France Automobile winner Bernard Consten was knocked down to a professional footballer from the local Monaco team as a $243,080 present for his wife! Meanwhile, a restoredsome-time-ago and still sharp 1959 open 300SL with refurbished factory hardtop cost a new owner $206,500. A couple of Miura prices paid here in serious Lambo posing country were $106,790 #213-1952 JAGUAR XK 120 Roadster. Body by factory/Chatham. S/N 672306. Birch gray/burgundy. RHD. Odo: 5,985 miles. ExUS car restored 1999 with current 3.8 motor on triple Webers and very sexy exhaust manifolds. Cosmetics still sharp. Minimalist, bumperless, no brightwork, mesh in place of grille, two aeroscreens. Left- to righthand-drive conversion. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $54,280. Following several unsuccessful attempts to sell at auction in UK, vendor welcomed $3,000 under-estimate result here. For someone who wants a mock bad-boy racer or rally car; a good buy. For an originality fanatic, hopeless. #251-1959 AC ACE BRISTOL Road- ster. SN BEX1004. Burgundy/black. LHD. Odo: 38,729 miles. Yet another British sports car supplied new to US, acquired by German Sports Car Market

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Market Reports  Swiss-coachbuilt 500K, which is almost ripe for a total makeover High bid was little more than half of lower-estimate price. #257 1949 BMW "BARCHETTA" Road- ster. Body by unknown special builder. Dark brown/black. LHD. Period photos showed this Bonhams - Monte Carlo, Monaco . SOLD AT $70,446. Stylish and, paint apart, clearly sound, hence $9,400 over top-estimate price paid. Pontons sell from $30,000 to $100,000, totally dependent upon condition. A $70k car that 's been used can be a better buy than a $100k one that lives on a trailer cracks on scuttle top both sides, cracks to corners of trunk lid aperture. Chrome and leather retrim good. Wood marked at base of A-post driver's side. Push-button Blaupunkt lovely. Cond: 2 - vendor in LA 2001. Older resto with modified front leaf-spring carrier across front end, triple downdraft Webers in dull engine bay. On/off electrics switch under sill vulnerable. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $83,426. Telephone bidder saw off competition in room to pay just over topestimate price. Ace Bristols are the thinking man's Cobra, with aggressive lines and decent acceleration that matches the handling, rather than a dumb V8 that overpowers everything. #255 1963 ELVA PORSCHE MK VII S/L - - Sports Racer. S/N 70P/044L. Silver/black. LHD. Super Euro Mountain Champ provenance, subsequently owned by Vasek Polak #230 1959 MERCEDES BENZ 300SL - - Roadster. Body by Sindelfingen. SN 1980427500287. Red/tan. LHD. Odo: 4,679 km. German restored in recent past (NOT by Brandoli, as stated in catalog), paint and Beemer Special racing at Zandvoort in 1950s. Now in "barn-find" condition, body seemingly sound, though with surface rust, muddy seats, many boxes of bits. Hardtop included. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $10,856. One-off projects like this are always difficult to value pre-auction. Still, sale price was only one-third of the low estimate. Not much desire for pre-WWII BMW specials. #229 1956 MERCEDES BENZ 300SL - - GULLWING Coupe. S/N 1980406500048. Eggshell/red. LHD. Odo: 81,446 km. Entered by Bernard Consten, five-time Tour Auto winner. Mechanically original, last bodily restored 1989 with color change from gray; brightwork still excellent, interior good though slightly grubby, engine bay clean. Restored factory hardtop included. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $206,500. Correctly valued at lower-estimate price paid. Has anyone noticed that the prices of 300SLs, both open and closed, have continued to edge upwards over the past three or four years? It would have taken a show car to bring $200k in 2000. Not now. and Ed Templeton Stateside, then Matsuda Collection in Japan. Restored 2000, unmarked paint still very good, low-back buckets, trim fresh, wheels poor. Type 692/3 2-liter engine, 718 trans. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $118,000. Despite period history, not worth $187,000 sought, particularly with incorrect power unit and transmission. GERMAN #223-1934 MERCEDES-BENZ 500K SUPERCHARGED Cabriolet. Body by Graber of Bern. S/N 105142. White/dark blue. LHD. Odo: 7,397 km. Very German-looking apart #241-1962 PORSCHE 356B 2-LITER CAFtRERA GT COMPETITION Coupe. S/N 122561. Silver/blue. LHD. Odo: 43,790 km. Type 587/2 comp motor, alloy doors and plexiglass side and rear windows all factory- original interior retained. Retro Tour Auto "Course Opener" 2000 and 2002. Minor marks to chrome, paint. Leather grubby. Cond: 2 - . SOLD AT $243,080. As present for wife, Monaco footballer prepared to pay $8,000 over estimate price. Over-generous for condition on one hand, but on the other, this is surely a car that can be immediately used in a variety of events, without incurring "concours fright." #232 1957 MERCEDES BENZ 220S - - "Ponton" Cabriolet. Body by Sindelfingen. S/N 7500770. Sable/tan. LHD. Odo: 19,919 km. 1980s resto, paint now showing shrinkage from Swiss national car badge flanked by two Marchals. Glass golf-ball sidelamps quirky. Clearly repainted at some time, still okay-ish, brightwork good, seats dry with minor cracks, top fabric renewed. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $354,000. No offers anywhere near $777,200 forecast were forthcoming for this gorgeous 64 fitted when new. Half cage, Willans full harness, filler cap in hood top for comp gas tank. Comp numbers illuminating lamp on passenger door. Paint excellent. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $178,180. $39,000 below ambitious estimate accepted, which still seems to be huge money for any 356, albeit serious Carrera GT comp version. Porsche fanatics continue to pay huge sums for rare, top-caliber 356 Carreras. #254 1964 PORSCHE 356C CARREFtA - 2000 GS Coupe. S/N 129491. Silver/black. LHD. Odo: 49,565 miles. Paint, brightwork and trim all excellent following factory restoration in 1998. Slightly dished woodrim steering wheel. Cond: 1. SOLDAT$158,710.A bsolutely Sports Car Market

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Market Reports  Bonhams - Monte Carlo, Monaco #228-1954 ALFA ROMEO 1900 SERIES 2 SUPER SPRINT Coupe. Body by Touring. S/N 1900001822. Maroon/tan, maroon pinstripe. LHD. Odo: 52,799 km. 1957 2-litre motor, five-speed gearbox fitted. In receipt perfect example raised mid-estimate money from Scottish buyer, establishing new worldrecord price for Carrera 2000 GS four-cam. #245-1988 PORSCHE 959 Coupe. S/N WPOZZZ95ZHS900035. White/black. LHD. Odo: 14,428 km. Genuine total mileage from new. Still all original, and completely mint and 6.9-liter, 600-hp V12, transverse six-speed sequential gearbox. Factory documentation, owner's wallet and manuals. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $954,384. This was CLK GTR 's world auction debut, and money paid by Swiss collector therefore established new world price. ITALIAN #211-1935 LANCIA V8 ASTURA SERIES 3 Limousine. Body by Stabilimenti Lancia. S/N 33-3126. Dark blue over black/ gray cloth. RHD. Odo: 34,371 km. Sardinian of $70,000 US resto pre-1998 import to UK, acquired at 2000 Geneva auction for $62,121. Cosmetically only very slightly worn paint, brightwork and trim. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $54,959. $11,290 below estimate wisely accepted for non-period-correct Si SS. Having never apparently driven it, one cannot help wondering why vendor bought car in first place. Price was in current predictable range for 1900s. unmarked cosmetically. Factory maintained, too. Tool kit, owner's handbook. Electric windows and mirrors, climate control, electric heated seats. Cond: 1. NOT SOLD AT $188,800. This bid was about right, though the auctioneers and vendor were looking for at least $240,000. Maybe they think the new Cayenne is getting everyone all excited about offroad-capable Porsches. Doubtful. #217-1998 PORSCHE 911 GT1 Coupe. S/N WP0ZZZ992WS396005. Silver/black. LHD. Odo: 4,780 km. Very low mileage, oneowner example of "Customer" 911 GT1, of which only 20 were built. Claimed never to have been raced or even Track Day'd; certain- #215-1958 FIAT 600 MULTIPLA MARIANELLA Beach Car. Body by Fissore. S/N 027025. White over light blue/natural basketwork. LHD. Odo: 11,590 km. Very unusual, Local Government car until 1962 with official crest plaques on rear doors. Since 1965, only one family owned. Older resto, paint still largely unmarked, chrome good. Small (mice?) holes to front seats, roller-blinds intact, V8 rebuilt. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $43,424. Charming old Italian Countess, straight out of "Tea with Mussolini" movie, deservedly made just over estimate price. #253-1952 CISITALIA NUVOLARI Race Roadster. Body by Renato Ciofi. S/N SC 01. Red/tan. LHD. Argentinian-built and raced. Minimalist weather protection—just one aeroscreen. Old repaint fair, oil-marked seats, very with steering-wheel-mounted clock, semi-circular passenger seating and boat-style woodwork. Older resto, only minor marks to paint, wood good, basketwork still fresh and opening roof fabric spotless. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $40,710. If you wanted really trendy-looking yacht-to-bar buggy, this would be one to land, even for top-estimate price paid A new world record for these silly little trifles, of which every top-line auction seems to have at least one. #206-1958 FERRARI 250 GT Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 1157. White/tan. LHD. Odo: 87,314 km. First supplied to preCastro Cuban dictator's son in Switzerland, ly still like new. 0-100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.7 seconds. Cond: I. SOLD AT $755,790. Five serious players were in ring for this one (four of them in room). Price has to be current valuation for this super-supercar Affordable compared to a McLaren, if you can use the word affordable when talking about a $755k car #243-1999 MERCEDES-BENZ CLK GTR Coupe. S/N WDB2973971Y000023. Silver/black. LHD. Odo: 55 km. Delivery mileage only for 12th of only 25 built, which were said to have cost their first owners $1,640,000, plus VAT, apiece. Spotless. 66  rare Cisitalia racing steering wheel and badges, original instruments. Simca 1100 blocked engine rebuilt, gearbox overhauled. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $93,810. As one almost won 1947 Mille Miglia, admittedly with Nuvolari at wheel, major retro event entries should be guaranteed. Price paid has to be current market value for rare Argy-Italian. acquired by vendor at 1998 Geneva auction for $50,157. Mechanics overhauled 1990, more Sports Car Market

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Bonhams - Monte Carlo, Monaco  recent thick repaint and still too-new-looking retrim, brightwork fair. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $63,720. Correctly valued at $8,000 under estimate paid. Bump in price since '98 is an indicator that the market has improved for these handsome, but lorry-like to drive, two-seaters. #201-1959 FIAT JOLLY Beach Car. Body by Ghia. S/N 575769. Red/natural basketwork. LHD. Odo: 53,280 km. Restored in Italy to original specification. Repaint very good, bas- Repaint and brightwork still excellent, retrim good, carpets new. Cond: I-. SOLD AT $83,426. Six-bidder battle responsible for $21,000 over estimate-price valuation by major Italian player Handsome cars, and good ones can bring top dollar Can be difficult to maintain without a true Lancia-fanatic mechanic. ketwork and surrey-top fabric renewed. Rust ing chips to passenger-side bars. Italian regis tered from new. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $25,105 Near top-estimate price valuation for tradi tional-looking Mediterranean quayside trans port. Best used to shuttle from the beach house to the dock where the yacht is kept. #212-1960 LANCIA FLAMINIA SPORT Coupe. Body by Zagato. S/N 824.00.1468. Silver/burgundy. LHD. Odo: 87,790 km. 1999 resto and only 10,000 km since. 2.5 motor uprated with hi-lift cam and 38-mm Weber. retrim from then still good with only slight wear. Sills more recently renewed with very #252-1961 MASERATI 5000 CT Spider. Body by Allemano. S/N 103.020. Dark blue/ burgundy. LHD. Odo: 2,077 km. Former exTurin Show Fixed Head given US chop 1995, and air filter housing, header tank incorrectly glossy. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $158,710. Midestimate valuation by German collector for what, even with concours tweaks, is most probably finest-condition example around. These have been undervalued since 1991; let's hope values perk up a little with this sale. #208-1962 MASERATI 3500 CT Coupe. Body by Touring. S/N AM101.1144. Gunmetal/black. LHD. Odo: 39,301 km. Older US restoration, paint much marked from Market Reports glossy thick repaint, brightwork excellent. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $94,400. Being so near Italy marque purists here were not prepared to come up with $200,000 or more required. One wonders if at some point, the car will be restored to its original coupe status. Its value would probably increase. #248-1961 MASERATI 3500 CT Spider. Body by Vignale. S/N AM101.1077. Black/ black. LHD. Odo: 480 km. Ferdinand Piechentered, Stuttgart resto 2001, all mint. Excessive chrome in engine bay to rear corner braces UTOMOUSILE FINANCING ANTIQUE CLASSIC XOTICS MUSCLE SPORTS OFFERING LOW NATIONAL FIXED RATES STARTING AT DEALERS' BEST ALLY • CUSTOMERS' BEST FRIEND • 10 MINUTE LOAN APPROVAL Long terms 4 to 10 years • Fixed Rates Purchase • Refinancing • Pregualify For Auctions LI1T1177 NOW to be driving that special automobile APPLY ONLINE AT WWW.JJBEST.COM OPEN I DEALER INQUIRIES INVITED 6 DAYS A WEEK  September, 2003  *5.44% APR ON $100,000, 8 YEARS $1289.45 MONTHLY. SIMPLE INTEREST, NO PRE-PAYMENT PENALTY. CORRECT AT PRESS TIME. THIS AD HIGHLIGHTS ONE PROGRAM- DIFFERENT PROGRAMS AVAILABLE. 67

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Market Reports there is still room for romance and irrationality in collecting! #246-1965 FERRARI 275 GTB ALUMINUM LONG NOSE Berlinetta. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 8123. Red/black. LHD. Odo: 46,880 miles. US-based 1970s, vendor acquired at 2000 Geneva auction for $242.122. many Euro long-hauls. Leather much sat-in, bumperless, rad grille not fitted but included. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $24,426. Offered at no reserve and, as presented and clearly much driven, not worth any more. A better buy at this price, however, than one that has been sitting for many years but with prettier paint. Now, the new owner should drive and not restore this car. #238-1963 FIAT 2300 PRESIDENTIAL Landaulette. Body by Francis Lombardi. S/N 186427. Black/dark blue. LHD. Odo: 15,430 km. While in service with Fiat, transported Giovanni and Meralla Agnelli as well Bonhams - Monte Carlo, Monaco $472,826. $68,000 over estimate price forthcoming from Scottish collector for truly dropdead gorgeous four-cam in Giallo Fly. #216-1968 LAMBORGHINI M1UFtA P400 Berlinetta. Body by Bertone. S/N 3435. Red/black. LHD. Odo: 79,568 km. 161st Miura built. extensive Italian mechanical and cos- Windshield sealing rubber split, brightwork good, wheels and engine bay dull. Previously thought 1966-made, but found to have been built Dec. 1965, therefore major FIA event eligible. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $269,040. Price hardly surprising in view of historic race potential. Just over top estimate paid by major UK marque specialist. What a difference a 1965 vs. 1966 build date can make. #256-1965 FERRARI 275 GTB/6C Berli- netta. Body by Pininfarina. STN 06639. Red/ tan, dark brown inserts. LHD. Odo: 68,711 km. Factory-fit six-carb option from new, major US resto pre-1976. Changed hands at auc- as VIP guests John F. and Jacqueline Kennedy in back. All original and still good with only minor cosmetic wear. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $23,600. In view of Agnelli's only recent demise, surprisingly there were no takers for this historic—though at $37,500 being sought, overpriced—rarity. Question: In five years, will we speak of the defunct car company Fiat," in our auction reports? #249-1964 FERRARI 250 GT LUSSO Berlinetta. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 5883GT. Metallic silver/black. LHD. Odo: 16,695 km. Supplied new to US; Atlanta and NY resident. Resto by Sauro of Bologna 1989, repaint from then still very good. Minor dents to nose, both windshield surrounds slightly cor- and therefore unique. RUF (Zurich) resto 1991, when color changed from white. Acquired 2000 Geneva auction for $135,454. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $106,790. Not sold at RM Phoenbc 2002 for $95,000. Vendor clearly wanted out as $40,000 under lower estimate accepted, establishing latest valuation for this one-off tion Paris 1992 and Geneva 1997 in Mimran Collection disposal. French refurb 1993. Touched-in chips to paint, brightwork surface corroded, wheels shabby, interior grubby. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $226,560. $24,000 below over-optimistic estimate price paid for only average example. #233-1968 FERRARI 275 GTB/4 Berlinetta. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 10715. #224-1974 FERRARI 365 GTB/4 DAYTONA Berlinetta. Body by Pininfarina. S/N 17029. Red/black. LHD. Odo: 79,769 km. Likely to be correct kilometers from new. Optional 9"-wide rear wheels, air conditioning, metic restoration pre-2002, when Monacoregistered. Repaint and retrim still excellent, wheels dull and marked. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $99,002. Top-estimate money paid for instantly retailable example. #234-1971 LAMBORGHINI MIURA P400S "JOTA" Targa. Body by Bertone/ Lambomotor AG. S/N 4808. Silver gray/black. LHD. Odo: 48,156 km. 1971 Geneva Salon proto exhibit, never put into production roded, brightwork poor, particularly rear bumper. Leather nicely worn. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $223,610. Such is current strength of Lusso prices; mid-estimate inoney was forthcoming for this one. It invigorating for the market to see prices soar on any model—it proves that 68  Yellow/black. LHD. Odo: 11,711 km. Egidio Brandoli of Modena restored within last few years, repaint from then still super, mint and not too thick. Brightwork excellent, seats apparently only slightly sat-in, woodrim steering wheel unmarked. Cond: I. SOLD AT period radio. Ex-Hans Durst Collection, acquired at 2000 Gstaad auction. 17-year-old part-repaint, original interior and engine bay presentation all still good. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $126,260. Super example from final batch of Daytonas in fine, slightly used-looking condition, hence $9,400 over estimate result. #235-1980 LAMBORGHINI COUNTACH S Coupe. Body by Bertone. S/N 1121240. Black/white. LHD. Odo: 1,428 km. Sports Car Market

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Bonhams - Monte Carlo, Monaco  Total kilometers driven by three owners from new. Only apparent wear to paint through polishing, leather kick-marked through people Market Reports Apr 41111111, trying it for size. Silver gray-painted alloy wheels dull. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $62,422. Even though all original, only $9,500 under low-estimate price was forthcomingfrom owner number four, who valued this time warp correctly. Countaches continue to slide in value, as do late-model TRs. Their styling isn't aging well. #244-2001 FERRARI 550 FIORANO Barchetta. Body by Pininfarina. S/N ZFFZR52B000124234. Silver/tan. LH D. Odo: 104 km. Delivery mileage, all still as-new. I Leather-trimmed high-back big-ear buckets, red brake calipers, matching crash hats, Schedoni fitted luggage. 48-valve, 5.5-liter V12. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $200,600. Unsold at Geneva for $196,100 earlier this year, near estimate price wisely accepted here. 256th of 448 produced. Must be what it's worth. A Ferrari "instant collectible" that continues to slide in value. No racing heritage, no reason to collect these. AMERICAN #221-1951 BUICK ROADMASTER SE- RIES 70 Station Wagon. S/N 16243498. Dark green, varnished timber/black. LHD. Odo: 40,068 km. 320-c.i. eight-cylinder engine, automatic. Likely to be genuine total INTERNATIONAL Kruse International Las Vegas, Nevada May 30-June 1,2003 Auctioneers:.. Daniel Kruse, Dean Kruse, Brent Earlywine Number of automotive lots:  Number of automotive lost sold:  Sale rate-  Sale total:  9,245,963 High sale: #S91, 2001 Lamborghini Diablo VI, sold for $208,820, including buyer's premium Buyer's premium: 6% (Included in prices of sold lots.) Report by Dave Kinney Market opinions in italics '11 be the first to admit it—Las Vegas and an automobile auction combine two of my favorite things: the thrill of gambling and the possibility of hitting a jackpot. A dream weekend would be winning $15,000 or so at a blackjack table, then taking that money and stealing a Bentley Turbo R at the auction. Alas, neither happened this time around. mileage. First registered in south of France, then shipped to French Cameroon. One-family owned until three years ago. Totally original time warp. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $25,783. Acquired by leading UK historic racer for period-correct tender-car duties. Look out for it in Goodwood paddock.* September, 2003  This is the second year for the Mandalay Bay event, now moved from the event center, an arena style venue, into the newly completed Mandalay Bay Convention Center. The Convention Center site is huge—at least four acres under roof was used just for the auction area. The combination of inside and air conditioned is a good thing during late spring in Vegas, as daytime temperatures were already above 105. The benefit of moving from the arena to the center was much appreciated by all, as each car up for auction was stored indoors—no cars stored in parking garages or lined up outside waiting to enter the auction area. This setup also provided ample time to inspect cars and talk to owners or their representatives. The downside to the larger site is that even when hundreds, if not thousands, of bidders and spectators were present, the auction site can look positively deserted. For those who have not been to Las Vegas in the past few years, the scale of the newer hotels is so immense that your room in the Mandalay Bay hotel can easily be a 10minute walk from the Convention Center. Parking in the Mandalay Bay garage and walking to the Convention Center is also a 10-minute affair, something that gives pause if you perhaps leave something in the car to retrieve later. As the Kruse organization increases the number of their events back to pre-eBay levels, growing pains will continue to be 69 lc% — — 310 109 present. Information about start times, events and bidder information was hard to come by, and Kruse staff at times didn't seem as concerned as they might about responding to customer questions and needs. I have no doubt these items will be addressed, however, as Kruse has a good track record overall in keeping folks satisfied. Interesting sales included a trio of high- With "The Auction" in Vegas skipping a year because of construction in the parking area behind the Imperial Palace hotel, Kruse has assumed the position of the auction Big Dog in Town almost overnight. The selection and quality of cars was good, and the all-indoors aspect can't be beat. I'll be back, I'll pack a good pair of walking shoes, and I've already put away for safe-keeping the two-for-one drink and chip coupons I didn't use this year.—D.K. ENGLISH #U89-1954 JAGUAR XK 120 Roadster. SiN S674845. Silver/red leather. LHD. Odo: 7,840 miles. Car card described as a "complete frame-up restoration." My recollection is that that should include the interior and chrome priced Americans: A 1957 Chrysler 300C convertible went for $103,880, a 1951 Mercury Monarch brought in $159,000 and a 1970 Plymouth Superbird sold for a solid $97,520. also. Fresh paint, new top, some sections of leather seats possibly replaced. Steering column and plastic cap left untouched. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $38,000. Better described as "restored like they used to he," which is not a good thing. No harm done in restoring a car and replacing only the "needed" bits. Problem is, you are competing with those cars where every bit was replaced or made new again. #S38-1973 JAGUAR XKE SERIES III Convertible. S/N 1521908. Olde English White/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 98,561 miles. 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Market Reports sion mods. Trunk rack, paint, interior and top all recently redone. Some light scratching to chrome. A/C, Sony AM/FM CD. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $49,025. With the "improvements" included, this Jag brought an unexpectedly high price, in my view. While the "high-po" motor and 5-speed may make the car drive better; they decrease its value to collectors. Ifyou just want a super driver: buy a new car #U53-1974 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SHADOW Landaulet. Body by Hooper. S/N SRC18419. Burgundy, black/burgundy leather. LHD. Odo: 63,350 miles. Becker Europa AM/ FM cassette and Radiomobile 8-track in dash. M g  • ringr.±W;. Kruse - Las Vegas, NV lent example can bring well into the $40,000s. #S70-1992 PORSCHE 911 CARRERA 2 Cabriolet. S/N WPOCB29069NS460120. White/gray leather. LHD. Odo: 86,921 miles. 5-speed. Air conditioning, power top, AM/ FM CD player, alarm. Seats show plenty of wood is fresh. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $34,000. I would have gone all the way and redone the gauge faces. However; the small prewar BMWs don't have a huge following in the US, so perhaps the bid result would have been the same. Bid was well below the cost of restoration, too cheap to sell. Excellent wood, carpets have needs. Very good paint could stand some color sanding. Leather is very dry in open area, good elsewhere. Car card says was built for British Royalty. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $17,500. Perhaps the Earl of Droptop? The Prince of Freshaire? Okay, I'll stop. "Unusual" is the word, and I kinda like it. The Landaulet is a body style dating to the days before cars, built in carriages. What's it worth? I agree with the high bid, owner did not. #S186-1979 LOTUS ELITE Coupe. S/N 79110511B. Sable brown/beige leather. LHD. Odo: 36,997 miles. Pop-up sunroof over rear seats, fresh leather to front seats. Paint cracking in most places. Interior is clean, shows #U59-1938 MERCEDES-BENZ 540K Special Phaeton. S/N 113696. Silver/red leather. LHD. Odo: 31,241 km. Supercharged 5.4-liter, 8-cylinder engine. Trunk rack, side pipes on passenger side, dual side-mounts. Restoration completed 1992 by Mike Fennel. still looks as-new. Former owners include wear, cracks throughout. Front bumper resprayed, other blend lines evident. Rear Dunlop tires fresh, fronts show visible wear. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $26,235. Also ran as Lot #U69 to a high bid of $24,000. A lot of money for this condition. If tools, books, records, sworn statements by Porsche wrenches and $100chips were attached, perhaps. Too much wear on the outside equals worry about under the hood. #S68-2000 PORSCHE BOXSTER S Convertible. SN WPOCB298XYU661275. Black/ black leather. LHD. Odo: 23,154 miles. Auto. Wear indicative of miles. No paintwork immediately evident. Driver's seat acquiring patina, Brooks Stevens Collection. Excellent paint, chrome. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $950,000. A fish out of water: Less than a handful of prewar cars were present at this sale, and this was the only classic of this scale. Bid price, in the unlikely event it wasn't coming from a chandelier, seems like plenty for this admittedly beautiful Benz. #U65-1957 PORSCHE 356A 1600S Cab- riolet. Body by Reutter. S/N 150049. Eng. #P64914. Red/red leather. LHD. Odo: 48,150 km. Top is aged yet still serviceable, rear window is stained brown. Claimed two-owner car, well. Most of car is polished to within an inch of its life, then dipped in a vat of Armor All. Sale includes workshop and owners manual. Cond: 4. NOT SOLD AT $4,000. Sorry, but those in the full Lotus position (owners of one or more Loti) already know this: A Series I Elite in this condition is not worth any more than the bid achieved here. Lotus fanatics, save your hate mail. I collect Avantis, another hopeless car GERMAN #U61-1936 BMW 319 Four-Window Cab- riolet. S/N 57546. Crème over blue/red leather. LHD. Odo: 53,775 km. Freshly restored, just a few chrome flaws (grille and door hinges) remain. Fully detailed underhood, older leather shows well. Square-weave carpet appears fresh. Gauge faces were left unrestored, 70 same owner since '59. Some visible paint flaws, yet overall a likeable car for a driver. Dealer owner wanted $35k. Front seats recovered, rear looks original. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $30,000. A very attractive Porsche, even though it does not show well. It's worth the high bid if the car is decent mechanically. I saw no signs of rust while crawling all over it. An excel- Sports Car Market is now glossier than passenger side. All usual Boxster equipment, no special-order stuff evident. Very light scratching to paint. Red Porsche brake calipers. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $28,500. Let's see, do the ones with red calipers stop better or go faster? 2000 was the first year of production for the Boxster S. Just too cheap to let it go here, would have been a decent buy for a non-S model. Too many Boxsters for sale today. ITALIAN #S127-1972 FERRARI 365 GTB/4 DAYTONA Coupe. S/N 14763. Red/black. LHD. Odo: 49,625 miles. Most of the red spectrum of colors is represented, as repaints and blends

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Kruse - Las Vegas, NV  abound. Incorrect finish and taillight housings, Simpson race seat belts. Different finish of leather to each seat, both hard. Dash mouse fur missing. Deep-dish Borrani wires. Cond: 4+. NOT SOLD AT $92,500. Car card read "6cylinder "Something we don't know? Let 's diagram this one: Excellent Daytona = $125,000 to $135,000. Good Daytona = $110,000, perhaps $115,000. Daytona with needs? $92,500 sounds like plenty from here. #S51-1973 FERRARI 365 GTB/4 DAYTONA Coupe. SN 15731. Red/black leather. LHD. Odo: 75,150 miles. A/C, pop-up headlights, Nardi wood steering wheel, Concord AM/FM cassette. Carpets, seats and door panels show wear, possibly original. Dash mouse fur is mottled, worn. Fresh Pirelli P600 tires. but still there. AM/FM cassette. Recovered seats in good shape. Nice older paint, some scratches. Michelin XWX tires appear fresh. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $65,000. I 'm looking for a "flares and chairs" Porsche to show up at the next auction now 1 'in seeing lots of interest in 246 Dinos in the past year—buyers seem to be looking for cars unsellable just 10 years ago. Explanation of the low miles shown here would help. Full of patina. Underhood clean but not detailed. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $100,000. The nicer car cosmetically of the two Daytonas present, still not a show contender Buyers are looking for the best Daytonas; the rest are currently waiting for a new home. Lots of choices #U8-1986 FERRARI MONDIAL Cab- riolet. S/N ZFFWCZ6S000063779. White/ white leather. LHD. Odo: 33,578 km. Front seat leather dry, cracking on top of re-dye, rear seats slightly better. Paint uninspired (I kept looking for Maytag badge). Michelin TRX Affordable, Agreed Value Insurance for Hobbyists American Hobbyist Insurance 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. The 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: 1 (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. CA Lic# 0692730  September, 2003 SCM 02/03 71 out there, until the market tightens, plenty of choices remain. #U27-1974 FERRARI 246 CTS DINO Spyder. S/N 08094. Red/saddle leather. LHD. Odo: 2,588 miles. Described as a "factory wide body" on car card—does that mean flared fenders? Daytona seats, dash mouse fur faded tires on dirty chrome rims. Euro spec, private import. Optimistic dealer had $40k reserve. Shows wear all over. Cond: 4-. NOT SOLD AT $26,000. SCM readers know by now that this was an above-market hid for this car in this condition. Color, cracked leather with bad dye work and a Euro car are strikes one, two and three here. #F63-1995 FERRARI 456 CT Coupe. Body by Pininfarina. S/N ZFFSP44A2S0100393. British Racing Green/beige. LHD. Odo: 9,267 miles. 6-speed. Sold new at Shelton Ferrari, original list $207.000, including Connolly Market Reports

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Market Reports leather and four-piece Schedoni leather luggage. Some light scratching to paint, will clean up. Wheels unmarked, interior needs light cleaning. Aftermarket tint to windows. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $78,500. Some paintwork evident here. Front engined, VI2, 2+2 seating, 186-mph top end, what's not to like? The 456 GT is the successor to a long tradition of "Family Ferraris" and looks good, to boot. Bid price seems fair, worth more if service is up to date. #S63-1997 FERRARI F355 GTS Targa. SIN ZFFXR42A1V0108265. Black/saddle leather. LHD. Odo: 7,459 miles. Appeared at auction site two hours before sale time, not Kruse - Las Vegas, NV #S27-1966 CHEVROLET NOVA SS "L79 CLONE" Coupe. S/N 118376NI56413. Creme yellow/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 30,316 miles. 327-c.i., 350-hp V8, 4-speed. Console, tinted glass, redline tires. Overall very well driven. Some buff-through on paint, chrome is complete but scratched. Interior is dirty, carpets have had one shampoo too many. Very rare in-dash A/C, six-way seat. Tacky chrome fender skirts. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $16,642. I liked this car the first time I walked past it, less after close examination. The air conditioning has to be fully a fifih of the value here, as it makes a usable car more fun. Spot-on for a retail buyer a good deal for the seller #F45-1962 CHRYSLER 300H Convert- ible. S/N 8423128309. Sea Foam Green/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 42,526 miles. 413-c.i., 380-hp V8, three-speed auto. Color change from original. Despite car card description of a ground-up restoration, interior appears to detailed, with dirt and dust. Has discoloration to some areas of paint, looks as if wax was squeezed out on hot paint and left a stain. Interior shows wear; driver's seat has wear to bolster. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $77,750. The paintwork problem can be easily corrected with some skill and detailing magic, as can the dirt and dust. The retail ask on 355 Targas with books and records is in the $110,000 range; bidders don't like ratty or badly prepped Ferraris, so this bid was fair. AMERICAN #S61-1954 FORD COUNTRY SEDAN Station Wagon. S/N V4LX154. White, red/ red, plaid vinyl. LHD. Odo: 26,243 miles. V8, auto. Restored for auction, i.e., all you can see has been done. Very nice paint, clean interior, detailed with excellent paint marred by scuff mark on lower driver's fender. Very clean interior, chrome. 10-bolt rear end, not 12-bolt as original. Looks to be true SS. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $21,000. Big money, but quite a nice car that drew lots of attention. The scuff mark is an easy fix, the equipment is great and the colors, although unusual, look good on this example. #S50-1967  CHEVROLET  COR- VETTE Coupe. S/N 194377S104133. Eng. #V0920HP. Maroon/tan vinyl. LHD. 327-c.i. V8, 4-speed. A/C, pb, pw, AM/FM, side exhaust. Paint appears to be incorrect color. be original with re-dye. Paintwork good with some light chips, most chrome good. Seems to run poorly. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $30,846. Car card says 1 of 35 known to exist, but hey, that the same car card that calls this a ground-up restoration. Well over twice the expected sale price, this appeared to be an all-dolled-up example that might be hiding some sins. #F42-1965 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE Convertible. S/N 262675C135131. Light blue/two-tone blue. LHD. Odo: 1,741 miles. 389-c.i. V8, auto. Fender skirts, glass rear window, tinted glass, but no air conditioning. Paint shows some prep flaws but is acceptable. Brake booster and master cylinder have incorrect gold paint. Underhood wiring looks to have been worked over many times. Motor number indicates non-original block. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $39,750. Did two bidders who wanted an incorrect '67 coupe go wild here, or is the market on the move? I think my first guess is the best one; this car showed a bit better than it actually was. More than fully priced, but Sting Rays always have sex appeal. #U49-1967 FORD FAIRLANE 500 Coupe. S/N 7H35R178025. Black/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 7,507 miles. 427 R-code V8, four-speed. Optional fiberglass hood with air scoop, 4:30 gears in the rear end. Very nice great but incorrect vinyl to front seats, third seat is covered with clear vinyl on top of original. Underhood needs help. Fresh Firestone wide whites. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $17,172. Seller was unwilling/unable to open the hood before the car went on the block, never a good sign. This is a lot of money for a '54 wagon, perhaps twice expected retail. I don't see any financial upside anytime soon; perhaps enjoyment will come through use. #S93-1956 PONTIAC SAFARI Station Wagon. S/N C756H22827. Tan, beige/white, beige. LHD. Odo: 21,489 miles. V8, auto. Anolder restoration that has been used and 72  Good chrome has some scratches. Interior is quite nice with decent carpets and uncracked dash. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $12,500. In 1965 you could buy a Bonneville as a four-door a coupe, a station wagon or a convertible. The convertibles are worth the most; this is fiilly priced for condition but not by a wide margin—or is that a wide track? paint, chrome has quite a good bit of pitting. Interior appears original, is in good shape. Very stock appearance throughout. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $56,000. 212 total production, 11 said to be known to exist. Ex-Reggie Sports Car Market

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Market Reports  Jackson. As with any car of its ilk, I would like to see lots of documentation when looking at a car like this to buy. None was present; it would have helped get this car to the sold column. #S140-1969 MERCURY COUGAR ELIMINATOR Coupe. S/N 9F91M584624. White/blue vinyl. LHD. Odo: 36,270 miles. 351-c.i. V8, auto. A/C, ps, pb, hood scoop, front and rear spoilers. Miles claimed original. Evidence of lots of paintwork. Interior appears Medium blue metallic/blue vinyl. LHD. Odo: 33,285 miles. 454-c.i., 360-hp V8, automatic. A/C, factory gauge package, power steering and brakes. Aftermarket AM/FM cassette. Owner states over $30,000 in recent restoration. Paint is very good, chrome excellent. Interior is largely new. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $10,500. The Monte Carlo, like it or not, was originally marketed as an upscale Chevy and not a muscle car Many of the Monte Carlos that remain are the high-options, low-miles examples. This one is both, and as such, amount bid seems a bit low #U37-1970 PLYMOUTH SUPERBIRD Coupe. S/N RM23V0A166159. Yellow/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 21,158 miles. 440 six-pack V8, 4-speed. Very nice paint, fully detailed underhood. Most brightwork has scratches, could original. Chrome is good, more of a driver than a show car. Originals of build sheets show original CA delivery. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $13,000. Most of us remember the Eliminator in some of the wild colors of the era, such as orange, bright green, etc. This Eliminator, in its original color of white, does not show off like its brethren—that might keep its appeal, and thus price, down. #S132-1969 PONTIAC GTO Convert- ible. S/N 242679B140883. Yellow/green vinyl. LHD. Odo: 56,247 miles. 400-c.i., 350hp V8, 4-speed. Hood-mounted tach, console, AM, rally gauge and clock. "Judge" appearance package dealer added. Repaint seems Kruse - Las Vegas, NV oxblood leather. LHD. Odo: 52,340 miles. 350-c.i. V8, auto. A/C, AM/FM cassette, power top, ps, pb, pw, tilt wheel. Rear fender extension on passenger side has taken a hit, plastic broken. Paint good, some respray. Chrome complete and good, some light scratches. Leather supple, shows light wear. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $4,770. The plastic on the bumper extensions was so brittle that it broke upon light touch, not an encouraging sign. That's an easy fix, however, and the price was a bargain for a user looking for some summer fun. #S69-1985  CADILLAC  ELDO- RADO BIARRITZ Convertible. S/N 1G6EL5789FE627414. Silver blue/dark blue leather. LHD. Odo: 7,249 miles. V8, auto. Miles claimed original, condition backs up benefit from full polish. Original seats, dash pad show some wear. Goodyear Polyglas GT tires period-correct, not a great choice for driving fast. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $97,520. I really love these things, but I'm wired funny. And our editor used to own one. They are a real symbol of when NASCAR really brought out special cars, rather than tube-frame lookalikes. This was stronger than I expected, but their prices keep climbing. #F77-1973 DODGE DART SWINGER Coupe. S/N LH23G3R229689. Beige/tan vinyl. LHD. Odo: 70,210 miles. 318-c.i. V8, auto. Factory air conditioning, power steering and brakes, tinted glass. AM/FM with CD the claim. Paint and chrome excellent, interior unscarred but floor mats show dirt. Hideous aftermarket grille made worse by fake Continental kit/spare tire overlap on trunk. Factory cost new over $33,000. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $15,794. Right on the retail money, but this will not be a car that is easy to resell, as the market is limited. These are quite practical cars to park at your vacation house and use for a few months a year #S67-1990 CHEVROLET CORVETTE ZR1 Coupe. S/N 1G1YZ23J515801158. Black/red leather. LHD. Odo: 30,173 miles. V8, 6-speed. All standard luxury equipment. Interior shows wear, seat bolsters malformed through use. Paint appears original, neither fresh, older top with glass rear window appears to have mold on it. Carpets weak. Underhood not detailed. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $16,112. Last seen Silver/Portland, (SCM 6/2003) unsold at S17,000. Looks like riding the (auction) circuit with this Judge didn't result in any default judgements. The sale price here is fair enough; case dismissed. #S182-1970 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO SS Coupe. S/N 138570L183525. added. Paint is very faded, has some chips. Chrome is good, vinyl top excellent but dirty. Original interior has light wear, no reason to replace it. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $4,346. Not just a Dart, it 's a Swinger! A survivor; reasonable options on a car that appears to be rust free. No need to fix anything, just a use-it-andenjoy-it nerdmobile at a decent price. #S12-1983 BUICK RIVIERA Convertible. S/N 1G4AZ67Y8DE402295. White/ good nor bad with some light scratches. Really just a car throughout. Yokohama tires. Compression dent on front bumper. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $18,500. The owner could have taken this bid without regret. Even with miles this low, the car still has some issues that need to be addressed. 1990 is the first year for the ZR1 option, 1995 is the final year #U87-1990 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Convertible. S/N 1G1YY3380L5110027. Red/red leather. LHD. Odo: 20,700 miles. 5.7liter V8, auto. Six-way seats, FE1 soft-ride suspension. 2.73 rear-axle ratio, Delco/Bose AM/FM cassette. Driven from Iowa by current owner, who claims 28+ mpg on the trip. New exhaust, injectors, alternator, computer. Possi- 74 Sports Car Market

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Kruse - Las Vegas, NV  looks good from 20 feet, once you get past the color. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $7,632. Color challenged and with miles means not a lot of bidder interest. However; as a contrarian purchase, for the price of a used commuter car, the new owner has a drivable and usable 'Vette for cheap money, and what 's wrong with that? ble respray. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $17,000. Miles low, colors good, appears to have been well maintained. Why no sale? Partly because of the anemic pre-LT1 engine, partly because of the automatic, partly because the C4s just aren't collectible. Bid was full market. #S134-1991 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Coupe. SN 1G I YY2380M5113649. Turquoise/black leather. LHD. Odo: 138,566 miles. V8, auto. Some fade issues on the paint, rear-end cap a distinctly different color from body. Driver's seat is flattened, passenger seat not much better. A 'Vette with lots of miles that new, seats still in plastic, no flaws found. Very fresh detail job, shows very well. Never registered; window sticker still in window. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $20,000. Honey, I shrunk the "investment" account. Yes, it 's worth more than the bid price. No, it's not worth above the cost when new That leaves a range of between $20k and $44k where the car is "worth it" to the next owner My guess is in the high $30,000s. THE CPI VALUE GUIDE IS NOW AVAILABLE FROM BLACK BOOK! • Want to know what that '55 Chevy you used to have would be worth today? • Is a late model Ferrari or Lamborghini on your shopping list? • Interested in sedans from the 40's, cool cars from the 50's, or muscle cars of the 60's? "Anything less is a guess" • How about exotic cars from AC to Zimmer? If you answered yes to any of these questions, the CARS OF PARTICULAR INTEREST VALUE GUIDE is for you. Published bi-monthly by Black Book®, it contains values for collectible, luxury, exotic and highline cars and light trucks from 1946. Call 800-554-1026 today for your FREE sample! XX1311=101112:137 Don't make a huge miStake! Xktad36401 September, 2003 #U72-1996 CHEVROLET CORVETTE GRAND SPORT Coupe. SN 1GIYY2254T5600634. Admiral Blue, white stripes/red leather. LHD. Odo: 7 miles. 5.7liter, 330-hp V8, 6-speed. $37,225 base price, $7,104 in options for a total of $44,329. As- destination. Optional equipment is customerpreferred package 21A. A brand-new, still-inthe-wrapper Viper, no flaws found. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $92,220. Interesting to see a current-production car pull above sticker Shows that new Vipers still have market appeal, unlike the now-discontinued Prowler; which has finally gone to a below-MSRP grave.* Looking for a deal? Ready to trade up? Visit SCM's Super Showcase & Showcase Galleries Buy, sell, trade or just browse (see pages 100& 101) Market Reports #S59-2003 DODGE VIPER Convertible. S/N 1B3JR65Z53V500992. Viper Red/black suede and leather. LHD. Odo: 8 miles. 500hp V10, 6-speed. Total MSRP $83,795, plus GLENN/10DR SIGNIFICANT AUTOMOBILES September 13-14, 2003 GLENMODR COUNTRY CLUB Canton, Ohio Jk www.glentnoorgathering.com • 330.966.3600 1 ir-4 • * 75 CAT-HER Nci Or

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Market Reports  CHRISTIE S Christie's Rockefeller Center, New York, New York June 5,2003 Auctioneer:  Number of automotive lots.  Number of automotive lots sold:  Sale rate:  Sale total:  Dermot Chichester 42 24 57% $2,608,113 High sale: #23, 1939/46 Delage 08/120 Cabriolet Grand Luxe, said for $656,500, including buyer's premium Rinac nrarninm. 17.5% nn An first $1 00 nnn in% thereafter (Included in prices of sold lots.) zdik Report by Dave Kinney and Dave Brownell Market opinions in italics T well organized, and as usual the staff was available, knowledgeable and helpful. Formerly held on a Saturday afternoon, the auction was moved to a Thursday, and attendance was perhaps double that of last year. Miles Morris, Head of Christie's Interna- his is the second year that Christie's has held its annual East Coast event at its New York headquarters in Rockefeller Center. The event was used its considerable skills and manpower to get the job done cleanly. If you can imagine moving cars of all sizes, with values ranging into six figures, in a place where a hot dog cart has to fight for space, this becomes a ballet of movement best left to professionals. The weather provided little help, as rainstorms plagued the Wednesday preview and forced the evening cocktail reception to be moved indoors. Clouds threatened the morning of the sale but burned off by the afternoon start time. Christie's - New York, NY replaced after an accident in 1930. Current body's origins unknown. Not presently running. Suffered damage in major fire a few Rockefeller Center is one of the bestknown locations on the face of the planet, so well known that even New York cabbies can find it. Publicity? The Today show broadcast is perhaps 100 yards from where the cars are parked. Bored easily? Not in Manhattan. Tired of cars, go see a show. Space is limited to 60 or perhaps 70 cars at the Rockefeller Center location, and I can foresee that this will soon become a problem if the event continues to grow in popularity. years ago. Some non-original gauges. Needs a lot. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $99,875. Good vintage racer potential after plenty more work and money applied. Oddball body. May have internal engine damage from fire. Price fetched was enough, considering the current condition of the car. tional Motorcars, was happy with the attendance. "We see the growth of this event as quite encouraging," Morris said. "Whenever you change a venue, it takes a bit of time for the bidders to follow. However, we are certain this will become an event that both New Yorkers and visitors will be drawn to." He made special note of the sale of the 1939/46 Delage D8/120 that sold for $656,500 and the 1933 Alfa Romeo 6C-1750 that went for $436,500. Further, he added that both the 1963 Ferrari Lusso (high bid $220,000) and the 1900 Clement-Panhard VCP (high bid $38,000) were sold post-block, so while neither counted in the official published results, you can be sure that Christie's marked them down in its internal records. The star of the show was the Abarth 1500 Biposto coupe, which sold for $293,500. A true barn find, the car was presented in "as-found" condition, with nary a vacuum cleaner nor a wash rag touching it before the sale. The car, presented in the catalog in a six-page spread, is a very well documented one-of-a-kind thought lost after having been sold new to the Packard corporation. It was given (actually sold for a nominal price) to a New York-based journalist as a gift for work he provided to Packard, and it remained in his possession ever since. With period photographs and copies of correspondence present, this is the stuff that "car guys" live for. ation for any event in any city, are crucial in New York, and it seems as if Christie's has Logistics, which are always a consider76  Is it too much to suggest that a spring trip to NYC, with the Christie's auction as an excuse, could become as attractive to our significant others as the annual sojourn to its Paris/Retromobile auction is? I know it's hard to believe, but for some people, there are other reasons to visit a city than automobiles. And New York is certainly full of them. Tip: Make your reservations for Smokey Joe's Cafe now; those tickets will be harder to get than an auction catalog.—D.K. ENGLISH #22-1927 BENTLEY 4 1/2 LITRE Tour- er. Body by Vanden Plas. S/N SL3055. Eng. #SL3056. British Racing Green/black leather. RHD. Odo: 54,222 miles. Rebodied in ,K724:7;41,14f..1, didn't help. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $29,375. Quite enough for a Roller that has little redeeming automotive importance in terms of condition, style or performance. #43-1934 SS1 FOUR LIGHT Saloon. S/N 247232. Metallic maroon/black leather. RHD. Odo: 93,651 miles. Plating painted over in spots, rot at door bottoms, kinked left rear #5-1933 ROLLS-ROYCE 20/25 Sedanca De Ville. Body by Barker & Co.. S/N GHW66. Black/black leather, beige broadcloth in rear. RHD. Odo: 80,622 miles. Front upholstery fair, rear poor. Kinks in right fenders, bubbles in paint. Ugly trunk hanging out the back 1933, numbers-matching car with full history known. Excellent paint, door and panel fit, plating. Very right-looking car in all areas and a strong, reliable runner. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $200,000. 300 grand for a WO. Bentley is getting into Speed Six pricing territory, and no one at the sale was prepared to go near that number Somewhere around $250,000 would have been a fair offer #8-1929 BENTLEY 4 1/2 LITRE Road- ster. S/N DS 3554. Eng. #DS 3552. Black/ black vinyl. RHD. Originally a Vanden Plas tourer on long-wheelbase chassis, the latter fender. Incorrect taillamps, crudely wired driving lights, poor hood and door fit, ripped driver's seat, tired carpets, crudely applied canvas top covering. Sad car. Cond: 4. NOT SOLD AT $24,000. Hands-down winner of the Fright Pig of the Auction title. This car deserves a Sports Car Market

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Christie's - New York, NY  proper restoration, but in order to do so rationally, it should be bought for around $10,000. High bid was more than generous. #2-1939 MATCHLESS 350 Motorcycle. S/N 32034131. Black, polished tank/black leather seat. RHD. Odo: 13,024 miles. Patina plus. Hand-painted fenders, headlights make his appear close to original. Good chrome. LHD. Odo: 72,398 miles. A few chips to paint on front end. Chrome, while good, is not perfect in brightness and does not line up piece to piece. Older vinyl tonneau cover. Very slight bubbling to paint in license-plate area. Scratches on edges of doors, hood and spats. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $52,875. Sale price achieved was a bit of a shocker as this was a driver and not a particularly nice one, at that. Restored cars with just a few miles of use are available for just $10k more, and similar ones on the market for $10k less; no bargain here. #33-1956 JAGUAR XK 140 MC Drophead Coupe. S/N S818074DN. Eng. #G59338. Burgundy/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 72,398 miles. 210-hp six-cylinder, four-speed syn- Market Reports New stainless steel exhaust system. Lucas fog lights, luggage rack, AM radio, two-piece ton- neau, disc wheels. Cond: 4+. NOT SOLD AT $12,000. The more you looked at this car the worse it appeared. Seller should have listened to Woody Allen's advice: Take The Money and Run... Well-worn rubbers on pegs. Leather saddle seat is partially collapsed. Older tax disc expired 1986. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $8,225. Just the thing to take to the next meeting of your local British pre-war bike club. Matchless was among the oldest of British manufacturers of motorcycles, with a history dating to 1901. Price achieved seems fair. #7-1956 JAGUAR XK 140 Roadster. S/N 812766. Eng. #68665-8. Pearl gray/red leather. chromesh with overdrive. Splendidly and correctly restored throughout, complete with new braking and electrical systems, rebuilt engine. New Stayfast top. Lovely example ready to collect a lot of awards. Cond: I. SOLD AT $128,500. Big money for an XK but this was an XK to die for Superb automobile made all the more desirable with MC engine option. Almost too nice to drive. Perfect Jag XK prices have returned to the heights of 1989. #24-1957 MGA Roadster. S/N 29989. White/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 2,945 miles. Excellent interior, poor door fit. Incorrect color combination, quickie paint for auction. Wilt Apologize iJ - ivntUl ma■ he out of ■ our reach While our brilliant shine, exacting quality standards and customer satisfaction are world renown, you may not be able to find the zymol your car needs. Not to worry. All of the products. instructions and Authorized Reseller locations are available OnLine and on CD-ROM. So. your zymbl is simply a login or telephone call away zymol may be a reach but  car deserve it! and your :2003 zymol Enterprises Inc www.zymol.com 1-800-999-5563 zymol September, 2003 #6-1959 MGA TWIN CAM Roadster. S/N YD3 21493. Black/red leather. LHD. Odo: 621 Exotic Car Transport ORLANDO FLORIDA Open and Enclosed Carrier Service! 1 -40°- 'Log .0 , 404,in Get the whole story of Exotic Car Transport. visit us on the Worldwide Web." 1-800-766-8797 www.exoticcartransport.corn Nationwide Transport of Exotic, Vintage and Luxury Automobiles Indoor Storage Available 77

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Market Reports  miles. Totally restored, complete with goodlooking factory accessory hardtop. Excellent paint, panels and interior. Mallory dual point distributor. Sharp car. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $30,550. One of 2,111 Twin Cams built, this car had a lot going for it. The engines have a reputation for being hand grenades unless the redline is scrupulously respected. Do that, and the Twin Cam delivers Porsche-threatening performance. #4-1960 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 MK I 2+2 Roadster. S/N HBT7L/1941. Black/red leather. LHD. Odo: 34,450 miles. Came with Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $17,625. Just about right on the money for this Morgan designed with a family in mind—providing the family doesn't have tall kids. Nice old weekend fun car #15-1965 ASTON MARTIN DB5 Coupe. S/N DB52028L. Eng. #4002026. Goodwood Green/beige leather. LHD. Odo: 7,422 miles. A/C from factory, US delivery car. Minor use to interior, some rubbing of seat bolster on handsome and scarce factory hardtop. Excellent doors, panels, interior, paint, chrome wires. Hard to fault. Cond: I. SOLD AT $68,150. Continuing strength in the big Healey market was on show here. A lovely car in all respects, and someone paid his respects with this strong winning bid. Now even the spartan, plastic window Mk Is are bringing big money. #20-1961 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER CLOUD H Sedan. S/N LS2D179. Eng. #364DS. Velvet green/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 51,360 miles. 6230-cc V8, automatic. Onefamily owner since new. Interior shows age Registered in Portugal. Straight-eight supercharged engine. Dual horns, Bosch spotlamp, dual side-mounted spares, chrome wires. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $220,000. According to catalog, 1 of 342 500Ks, 106 with Cabriolet B body. With 500K Special Roadsters breaking the two-million mark, we expected this good-looking Benz to reach at least low estimate of $250,000. #30-1963 MERCEDES-BENZ 190SL Roadster. S/N 12104010023853. Black/black leather. LHD. Odo: 60,161 miles. Older professional quality restoration. Competitionstyle seat belts, Becker Europa radio. Carpets driver's side. Light rust on two of the wire wheels. Very nice paint shows no visible flaws. In need of strong detail. Nice car, can show crisper than it does now. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $139,500. Precisely twice the "high" price in a value guide that arrived the day I wrote this. No bargain, but absolutely the right colors, pedigree and equipment to make this a most interesting example. Astons have turned the page from pariah to prince. #29-1967 JAGUAR XKE SERIES I Coupe. S/N 1E33307. Opalescent silver blue/ navy blue leather. LHD. Odo: 987 miles. Interior has original headliner, radio console. N _ _ _ : • • •  101661- P * 11‘4 11110. "  and quite even wear, looks good. Refinished wood, very good chrome. Paintwork looks recent, shows well. Very good color combination on a Cloud series car. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $43,475. Pricey, but not a man-overboard situation if the car checks out mechanically. The one-family-owner status is a good thing, as is the evenness of the total package (paint, chrome, wood, leather). #3-1962 MORGAN PLUS 4 Four-Seater. S/N 4925. British Racing Green/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 50,150 miles. Front fenders riveted on, incorrect carpeting (should be rubber). Stromberg carbs may indicate a later TR4 engine than '62. Generally a decent "driver." 78  •••••■■■=.1E.„ieer-C and mats serviceable, show some wear. Surface rust on seat track, an easy fix. Great paint and chrome, good leather. A likeable driver. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $32,000. Should have been cut loose by the seller Really a decent example, just a serious detail job away from being show worthy—on the local level, at least. 1963 is the final year of production for the 190SL, replaced by the 230SL in 1964. FRENCH Claimed matching numbers. Good-looking, well restored, needed nothing except a new owner. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $44,650. Reported $45,000 in restoration receipts. Unusual to see a coupe restored to this level, obviously an emotional decision, not a financial one. Excellent E-type coupes and convertibles continue to edge up. #31-1900 CLEMENT-PANHARD VCP Dogcart. S/N 210. Eng. #210. Maroon, black/ black leather. RHD. A true "barn find" and still with matching numbers after over a century! Wooden chassis broken but restorable. Amazingly well-preserved example. Ran in first London-Brighton Revival Run in 1927. Cond: 4. NOT SOLD AT $38,000. Bought on offer for undisclosed sum after auction by Sports Car Market ---7' 4 Christie's - New York, NY GERMAN #10-1935 MERCEDES-BENZ 500K Cabriolet B. Body by Sindelfingen. Eng. #113626. Red/tan leather. RHD. Odo: 10,339 miles. Excellent door fit, hood fit slightly off, excellent plating, well maintained older restoration.

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Christie's - New York, NY  it , -  .. ,,,-  , --V 4 0.. ,tverk;, SOLD AT $436,500. The right kind of money for this Gran Sport. Beautiful car but no racing history and, for some Alfisti, an important racing background is a car's raison d'etre. #I4-1952 ABARTH 1500 Biposto Coupe. Body by Bertone. S/N 21401. Eng. #101000032083. Blue/gray leather. LHD. Odo: 31,926 km. 40-year-old repaint looks bad, but everything is there. What a car! Mouse nests English collector who has matching example. Should be seen again on the annual LondonBrighton before too long. Good deal for buyer and seller #23-1939 DELAGE D8/120 Cabriolet. Body by Chapron. S/N 51980. Eng. #51980. Blue over red/red leather. RHD. Odo: 17,357 miles. 4-speed pre-selector. Restoration appears quite fresh despite Pebble Beach honors included. True barn-find condition, not even cleaned off for the sale. Great and documented story. In need of full resto. Dull chrome, beat-up leather, chipping at corners. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $293,500. The star of the show. Representing a new high in originality (barn dust no extra charge), here is a car with a ticket to any major concours, twice—once before resto, once after The almost-$300k sale price? I'll call it a bargain with this documentation. in 1999. Very slight bubbling in paint, rear of passenger door. Dramatic paint scheme works well. Beautiful leather, woodwork, fittings. Louis Vuitton suitcase in rear. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $656,500. From the catalog photos showing this car on the streets of New York in the '50s, it looks like a nose job happened when the bumpers were removed. Pre-war French cars continue to be strong. ITALIAN #37-1933 ALFA ROMEO 6C 1750 Spider. Body by Touring. S/N 12125048. Eng. #12125048. Red/black leather. RHD. Odo: 308 miles. Very fresh resto with Monza cowl and rear fin added after original manufacture #35-1963 FERRARI LUSSO 250 GT/L Berlinetta. S/N 4789. Eng. #4789. Red/black leather. LHD. Odo: 1,645 miles. V12, fourspeed. Very appealing. Very slight door alignment problems in lower part of both doors. Excellent chrome and paintwork, very crisp interior correct and shows well. A very happy Lusso. $180,000 restoration; numbers match. Cond: I-. NOT SOLD AT $220,000. Despite overrider in front a sure safety edge in a crash. Very good paint, excellent chrome. Nicely restored example. Recent import from California. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $7,050. Now that Fiat Jollys are always over $15,000 at auction, time to break out the "lesser" Fiats. Sale price was cheaper than it would cost to restore one, recent renewed interest in Lussos, perhaps the aggressive estimated price in the catalog ($250k-$280k) scared off some potential bidders. Reported sold post-auction for in range of $250,000 low estimate. Fair price. #19-1965 FIAT 500 Station Wagon. S/N 1200097388. Light blue/red, white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 77,790 km. Hood slightly misaligned, redone interior looks very nice. Badge/nerf bar Market Reports Insurance for Classic Cars Costs Less Than You Think! SAMPLE QUOTE 1953 Jaguar XK120 Insured Value: $60,000 Liability & UM. $50,000 Annual Premium. $326 Ask for Gary Gandy • "0" Deductible  • 24 Hour Claims Service • "Agreed Value" Coverage • Credit Card Payment Option • One Liability Charge  • "A" Rated Insurance Co. GRi-ArAmERKA,,- for extra eye appeal, which the car certainly had in spades despite the somewhat un-Alfa shade of red paint. Supercharged, of course, and ready for road, concours or race. Cond: I. September, 2003  (800) 678-5173 www.parishheacock.com Parish' Heacock INSURANCE FOR AUTOMOBILE ENTHUSIASTS 79

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Market Reports  should you be so foolish. A cute car to use as a dinghy behind your H2, or for a round of golf. #18 1970 LAMBORGHINI MIURA - P400S Coupe. S/N 4407. Eng. #30447. Orange/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 36,844 miles. V12, 5-speed. Ex-Frank Sinatra. Cracks in harness seat belts. Dry sump. Good glass, paint shows a few scratches but is of good quality. Roll cage, tires appear to have a few track miles left. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $25,850. If club racing is your desire, finding and buying a fully equipped, as-raced, prepared example at auction can represent a bargain over buying a used-up example and converting it on your own. Competitive? Most likely not, but looks great on the trailer. AMERICAN paint near driver's door, fit problems everywhere. Mirror missing from housing on passenger side. Shag carpets, wear to driver's seat, paint chips on rear edge. Some scratches, pitting to chrome. Early "S" model. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $150,500. Start spreading the news—this was no stranger you want to buy in the dark. Lots of cosmetic problems; on a Miura, more than most cars, that can be a warning for what lies underneath. A small noise can equal a $10,000 bill. $90,000 car, $60,000 Frank. #40-1974 FERRARI 246 GTS DINO Targa. S/N 07870. Russo Rubino/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 16,284 miles. Plenty of wear shown on what could be original seats. Has nerf/badge bar overrider to front. Some scratching on chrome, mouse fur on dash in good correct period accessories. Very good-looking example. Cond: I -. NOT SOLD AT $100,000. So near and yet so far Another $10,000 might have gotten it done and the bidder would not have overpaid for this top-of-the-line open Packard. #32-1930 PACICARD 733 Phaeton. S/N 279038. Crème, blue/blue leather. LHD. Odo: 92,916 miles. 3 19 - c.i. in-line eight, four-speed. #16-1930 PACKARD 745 Roadster. S/N 183330. Black/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 263 miles. 384-c.i. straight eight, four-speed. Trippe lights incorrect for year of car. Excellent and correct interior. Carried number of price. Despite their acknowledged excellence in all areas, classic Pierces are a very hard sell at auction or privately. Sale price probably didn't cover acquisition and restoration costs. 1931 CADILLAC 355-A Roadster. Body by Fleetwood. S/N 872102B. Eng. #806150. Silver, blue/red leather. LHD. Odo: 814 miles. 353-c.i. V8, three-speed. Excellent paint but three tones of color incorrect. Older #13 - Christie's - New York, NY restoration shows well with very good doors, panels, interior. V8 model low man on the Cadillac totem pole for 1931 but a desirable Full Classic nonetheless. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $82,250. Time was not so long ago when a Caddy like this might be reliably expected to crack 100 grand. Not any more. So this is a good time to buy for those seeking well-restored Classics. shape. Scratch on driver's door, microcracking on rear deck. Most paint original, rear deck resprayed. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $80,000. Too much wear to mark it as a true survivor it has some cosmetic needs that should be addressed unless the new owner just wants a 10footer or a driver High bid seemed quite fair; nice ones bring more, this was the end of the road for this condition. #11-1979 FERRARI 308 GTS Targa. S/N F106AS 30625. Black/red. LHD. Your basic as-raced 308, with graphics. M&R race #9-1931 CORD L29 Cabriolet. S/N 2929481. Creme/black leather. LHD. Odo: 55,230 miles. 298.6-c.i. straight eight, threespeed. Older restoration still shows well. Very Cracks in recently re-dyed upholstery. Older restoration starting to go a bit downhill, still in fine "driver" condition. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $65,000. Not quite enough for this Classic Model 733 Packard, but the days of these cars kissing $100,000 are just about over #21-1930 PIERCE-ARROW MODEL B Convertible. S/N 2025478. Two-tone green/ green leather. LHD. Odo: 38 miles. Fresh, professional eight-year restoration on a highquality American Classic. Hard to criticize. Dignified yet sporty drop-top. Twelve-spoked, two-tone wheels, wide whitewalls, dual sidemounted spares. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $94,000. Seller should breathe a sigh of relief at the 80  'Arm. good plating, excellent paint and panels, slight interior wear from gentle use. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $95,000. Estimates too high, top bid too low = no sale. The bland color may have hurt the eye appeal on this otherwise very nice American classic. #17-1931 CHRYSLER CG IMPERIAL Dual Cowl Phaeton. Body by LeBaron. S/N 7803193. Eng. #CG4226. Burgundy/tan leather. LHD. 385-c.i eight-cylinder engine, Sports Car Market

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Christie's - New York, NY  A w ..  i‘  4 - , .,,44.›..,. e---.  ---,r4,-,„ _ — –'''N , ii .- _ _  ,,-,-,..,_--1,...,ii El., " . slrf i'i 2 makes a none-too-exciting car look just plain dull. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $47,000. Promotional car for '72 stage show "Grease." AACA Senior national first place, 1994. Somehow the colors just seem to make this car close to invisible when shown in the preview. It needs something to make it stand out, just tough to figure what that is. four-speed. Rear doors not fitting precisely older restoration. Top complete with boot all side curtains and side curtain hardware. Looked ready to tour, show and enjoy. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $180,000. Very rare and quite beautiful, these Classic Imperials are let down only by their unexotic motive power—a fine flathead straight eight. If they had dual cams and/or a supercharger they'd be selling for twice the high estimate. #36-1937 CORD 812 SPORTSMAN Convertible. S/N 2586F. Yellow/black leather. LHD. Odo: 4,960 miles. Supercharged car with very bright yellow paint, which was showing a few cracks. A few interior details #12-1955 OLDSMOBILE STARFIRE Convertible. S/N 559M23405. Black/red leather. LHD. Odo: 60,866 miles. 324-c.i. V8, auto. Excellent paint, chrome has real sparkle. Owner left top down during rain, covered Market Reports find a new home. Despite quite optimistic estimates, this Eldo was just not nice enough to garner a higher offer. #42-1959 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Convertible. S/N J59S104115. Eng. #F116CS. Silver, white coves/black. LHD. Odo: 288 miles. 283-c.i. fuel-injected V8, 4speed. Clean interior looks and feels fresh, top with a tarp—tarp acted as a catch basin. Oops. Interior quality is as good as balance of the car, a magnificent example. No problems noted anywhere. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $47,000. Not a bad buy if the car is as good on the road as it is on display. This well-turned-out example has the looks, colors and equipment to make it a keeper in almost anyone's collection of interesting and usable cars. not up to snuff. Very good doors and panels. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $90,000. This peppy yellow Cord attracted more spectator comments and questions than any other car on display in Rockefeller Center Unfortunately for the seller, the same level of attention wasn't displayed by bidders at the sale. #39-1950 CHRYSLER NEW YORKER Convertible. S/N C7134613. Eng. #C4919311. Gulf Green/green and tan vinyl and cloth. LHD. Odo: 51,817 miles. Straighteight, manual shift. Some staining to cloth top. Loose kick panel fit on driver's side, cracks in wide whites. Good fit to replacement interior, very good chrome and paint. Color choice #25-1956 CADILLAC ELDORADO Convertible. S/N 556268504. Eng. #556087085. Medium blue/blue, white leather. LHD. Odo: 9,005 miles. 331-c.i. V8, automatic. Replaced carpets, otherwise original-appearing interior. Current New York state inspection a hopeful sign. Good paint, very good chrome, two fourbarrel carbs and parade boot, Sabre wheels. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $42,000. The high bid should have been plenty to let this car close to new, one small black mark found in rear near trunk lid. Balance very professionally applied. Underhood very nice, not overdone. Honest presentation throughout. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $51,700. The headline here is "Nice Corvette makes mid-estimate price, no one surprised" Lots of pre-sale buzz among the dealers present. A retail-ready example, ready for drive or show use, with possibilities of both at once. Well done. MONTEREY INTERNATIONAL AUTOMOBILIA EXPO + When: "Concours" & "Vintage Races" week. Tuesday, August 12, Noon - 8 pm & Wednesday, August 13, 10 am - 6 pm. Where: The Embassy Suites, US 1 & Route 218 just north of 68. Why:  A relaxed, indoor event to see and buy outstanding examples of serious automobilia from the finest international dealers. What: Only original vintage posters, photographs, rally plates, badges & pins, mascots & hood ornaments, signs, original art, desk & display pieces, scale models, literature & books, signed items, postcards, etc. Contact: Spyder Enterprises 12290 Saddle Road, Carmel Valley, CA 93924 Office & Fax: (831) 659-5335 E-mail: singer356@aol.com + August 12 & 13, 2003 + September, 2003  81

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Market Reports  #38-1959 FORD GALAXIE SICYLINER Retractable Hardtop Convertible. S/N B9RW123363. Turquoise, white/creme, turquoise, white. LHD. Odo: 98,703 miles. 332c.i. V8, auto. Air conditioning, a very nice option to have in a Slcyliner. Chrome spats. Older speed automatic. Fresh restoration, excellent chrome, new top, well-done interior. Good paint over very uneven panel fit—not as nice as when they were new, which wasn't nice, either. A very appealing car in great colors. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $38,000. Turned down by one potential bidder as "too nice to use," a well-restored example with much attention to detail. High estimate ($60k) way over twice guidebook value; high bid was $15,000 over. It's nice, but $38k + commission should have been enough. #27 1969 CHEVROLET CORVETTE - restoration, wear to interior. Hubcaps are less than perfect, good chrome otherwise. Dent, scratches on driver's door. A driver. Dash covering pulling away. Cond: 4+. NOT SOLD AT $19,000. The poster child for an American car that should only be bought in the nicest condition available. Skyliners with a working top and loaded with options are a rare find; if condition was better this could have been a bargain. As is, a fully priced bid. 1966 SHELBY GT 350H Fastback. SIN SFM6S475. White, gold stripes/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 77,644 miles. 289-c.i. V8, auto. 10-spoke wheels, AM radio. Very clean interior, paint coming off of door sill plate area. #28 - Ob. ,.. ,1 tibi liele 1 Chrome appears to be good quality, not cheapo reproduction. Very complete car. Original Hertz car in original and unusual white (most are black). Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $47,000. Very much a market-correct sale. I really like the fact this is a documented factory-white Hertz car, complete with a history file tracking ownership. The paint flaws appear to be an easy fir; this one would look good in garages around the world. #41 1967 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS - 442 Convertible. S/N 338677M380245. Eng. #V223635G. Saffron yellow/yellow vinyl. LHD. Odo: 55,874 miles. 400-c.i. V8, four- way enthusiast (owner of three), was giving rides and instruction to prospective bidders and press up until one hour before the auction. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $6,463. The attraction in paying $1,500 over retail for a buy-it-onAmazon Segway? Instant gratification, plus you do not have to attend the mandatory two-hour training session required of new Segway purchasers. Someone is now the first on his block, and no doubt giving rides to everyone.• 82  Convertible. S/N 194679S721836. Eng. #T0235CM. Daytona Yellow/black. LHD. Odo: 62,261 miles. 427-c.i. V8, four-speed. Firestone red-line tires, AM/FM factory radio. Some gap problems in hood and doors. Christie's - New York, NY KENSINGTON MOTOR GROUP Kensington Motor Group Bridgehampton, New York June 7-8, 2003 Aucnoneers:...LnucK AOCOCK, JIM Lanais and Omar Landis Number of automotive lots. .  . Number of automotive lots sold:  Sale rate:  Sale total:  89 40 45% $1,097,085 High sale: #17, 2000 BMW 78 convertible, sold for S101,200, including buyer's premium Buyer's premium: 10% (Included in prices of sold lots.) Report by Dave Kinney Market opinions in italics Wavy fiberglass to rear of driver's door. Excellent chrome. Water stands 1/2-inch deep on driver's side floor. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $24,000. Although the bid price was arguably low, this was not an example to stretch for Four-speed and 427 is the combo to have for the performance set; the next layer of value comes from the fun/unusual and luxury (leather A/C) options, lacking here. 2003 SEGWAY HT 1167. Gray, silver/ gray plastic stepplates. LHD. In factory crate, never ridden. Michelin Balance tires have gray ■% all single I/4-inch stripes. Owner, a Seg- #1 - ensington Motors Owner Peter Mole took a big step and moved the date of his auction and concours forward two weeks. It's now off the Memorial Day weekend, and further away from the date of the nearby Greenwich (CT) Concours. His auction is just two days past the Christie's auction in New York City, but presumably he is figuring that all the Christie's PR will excite collectors about his auction. From all appearances, his gamble worked, as the crowds were noticeably larger, and the total dollar amount much higher, than in past years. K As readers who live on the East Coast will attest, each and every weekend (and many weekdays) of this past spring had one constant: rain. Every so often, the rain can be the friend of even auction promoters, as was the case for Kensington. Saturday morning broke clear, and not a cloud was in sight. This encouraged folks to come to the event. But after 45 minutes of bidding, that changed rapidly, as a front moved in to stay—effectively trapping the unprepared in the auction tent during a 90-minute downpour. And from a promoter's point of view, anything that keeps your bidders in the tent is a good thing. Notable sales included a 1971 MercedesBenz 280 SL, one of 16 Mercedes in the sale, for $35,200. A very sad yellow 1986 Ferrari Testarossa found a new home at $45,100, no longer a shockingly low price, and a cute-enough 1951 MG TD went to a new buyer at a very reasonable $7,425. Strangely, 10 of the 99 lots originally consigned for the sale were withdrawn before ever crossing the auction block, which as you can imagine is very frustrating for an auction organizer. I hope he at least kept their entry fees. Just three years ago, the total dollar volume for this sale was under $500,000. This year over a million dollars changed hands. Although these numbers are by no means going to cause the folks at Kruse, RM or Barrett-Jackson to start wringing their hands, whenever you get into seven figures Sports Car Market

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Kensington - Bridgehampton, NY  it's an accomplishment that needs to be respected. This is still a largely regional auction, drawing from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. While the sales percentage was somewhat low, at 45%, the dollar curve is going in the right direction. Mole is in this for the long haul, and growth, and the potential for even more of it, is one thing that this auction has in spades.—D.K. ENGLISH #87-1951 MG-TD Roadster. S/N 22381. Olde English White/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 2,260 miles. Stirling Moss signature steering wheel a very cool period accessory. Very much an older restoration with newer paint. Wood RHD. Odo: 70,240 miles. Dull and cracking paint, some areas look as if cleaned by sandpaper. Wheel disc caps discolored. Leather quite sad, carpets dirty, not horrible. Bentley headlights, Lucas driving lights. Wood bad, some veneer is peeling off. Lots of pre-block interest. Cond: 4. NOT SOLD AT $75,000. A car where the high bidder was purchasing the chance to start a vety expensive restoration. Lots of last-minute phone calls to experts around the world were in progress up until bid time. High bid was full price in today's market—why didn't owner sell? #1-1957  MGA  Roadster.  S/N HDL3324700. Turquoise/black leather, white piping. LHD. Odo: 48,172 miles. Good to excellent chrome, top not new but appears recent. Trunk rack, AM/FM cassette, side curtains. Older leather still good, gaps decent dash warped, cracking. Weak carpets, taxicabstyle vinyl now about worn out (hard to do). Crazing on vent wings. Fog lights. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $7,420. A little bit of a bargain, and quite a lot offun for the money if you can stay out of the repair shop and well away from any thoughts of restoration. A great car to use for a few summers, sell it and get most if not all of your money back. #47-1954 ALV1S TA 21 (TC 21100) Convertible. S/N 25755. Silver, blue/red leather, gray piping. RHD. Odo: 56,171 miles. Overall a handsome car in a compact size. Trimwork to interior quite well done, has A/C, seat belts fitted. One trafficator has duct-tape repair. Very all around. A nice older driver, ready for a few more summers of use with no cosmetics needed. Very appealing. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $14,850. Market correct, good deal for buyer and seller. Might be worth another $2,500 if red, white or black. Prices are sneaking up on droptop MGAs; good ones can still be found in this range, excellent ones can run as much as $25,000. #43-1960 JAGUAR MARK II Sedan. S/N P210581BW. Olde English White/white leather. LHD. 3.8-liter V6, automatic. The "Golden Jaguar." All chrome is said to be 24-karat gold-plated. Replica of a car officially commissioned by Jaguar for introduction at the '60 good chrome, paint. An expensive restoration to a car few care about on this side of the Atlantic. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $24,000. Alvis "Gray Lady." The top bid is well below the cost of restoration. However, the current owner has let the restoration down with quickie repairs. It worth more, but it won't be easy to find a buyer in the US. #46-1954 BENTLEY CONTINENTAL Fastback. S/N BC30C. Blue/white leather. September, 2003 quality repaint, new top, fresh interior includes very nicely trimmed seats. Cute chrome-bumper car. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $12,500. $12,000 bid and no new home to go to? What happened here? Appealing with the piped interior and Mini Lite wheels. 1 have some trouble seeing where this car can bring anything above the high bid here. Someday, yes, just not now #30-1964 MORGAN 4 + 4 Convertible. Crème over gray/oxblood leather. LHD. Odo: 39,267 miles. Older restoration, still quite clean but close inspection reveals some problems: re-dyed top, some cracked (non-structural) wood below spare tire, some chrome has pitting—the little bits add up to a bigger problem. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $25,300. Very 83 a shop-worn item that never sold. With some paintwork and perhaps 25 hours of cleaning, could be much fresher. Nice wood, top, interior. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $16,500. What a difference a detail job can make—here is an example of a car worth a good bit more when cleaned and made "retail ready." Perhaps two weekends of cleaning duty would have brought a $20,000 or better bid. #4-1964  MGB  Roadster.  S/N GHN3L29648. Red/black vinyl, red piping. LHD. Odo: 72,613 miles. Pirelli P400 tires and later-style Mini Lite mag wheels. Bad gaps on trunk lid, doors and hood fine. Nice Market Reports NYC International Auto Show. Quite correct throughout. Poor fit to some seat trim. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $25,000. Not sold at G. Potter King Atlantic City sale 2/ 2003 for $50,000. Disappointed owner says he has more than high bid invested in plating. Strangely likeable, appealing in the same way that James Bond films make sense—a suspension-of-reality car #63-1962 MORGAN PLUS 4 Roadster. S/N 5055. Olde English White/black leather. LHD. Odo: 118 miles. Newer restoration not crisp, with some wear. A few paint chips on edges and some discoloration—looks like

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Market Reports  this a decent driver. Sills continue to creep up in value. #9-1974 JAGUAR XKE SERIES III Convertible. S/N VE1S2351. Burgundy/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 23,243 miles. 4-speed, wires. Subjected to restoration said to cost in excess Kensington - Bridgehompton, NY surprising sales price here—over retail in light of the problems with condition. Not an unhappy car, just one that will have needs that will continue until corrected at some expense. #88-1966 JAGUAR 3.8 S Sedan. S/N P1878735BW. Black/red leather. LHD. Odo: 47,153 miles. Original leather has more cracks showing than a plumber's convention, now held together only by leather dye and paint. of $100,000 during the "silly season" a few years back. Very, very nice throughout, some scarring at top edge of driver's seat. Very correct, excellent paint and chrome. Top needs some cleaning. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $55,000. 1974 was the final year of XKE production. Sale price appears to be market correct. Buying someone else's restoration is almost always a great way to find cars, doing so after a market drop (1991-1998) even more so. #44-1978 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER WRAITH Sedan. S/N LRG34395. Antique gold/brown leather, black piping. LHD. Odo: 38,385 miles. Black lambswool over unusual Wood is crazed, cracked, dry. Vinyl door panels quite good. Extremely poor paintwork over outstanding bodywork. A sad kitty. Cond: 5+. SOLD AT $3,850. Once you have it at home, then what? Needs a full restoration for show use, perhaps a judicious $15,000 spent to make it a decent driver. Even at that point, dollars spent would far exceed expected sales price. Cheap, but no bargain. #14-1972 JAGUAR XKE SERIES III Convertible. S/N 1S2051BW. Silver/gray cloth. LHD. Odo: 39,674 miles. V12, auto, wires. Nardi wood steering wheel. Stock XKE with older, medium-quality respray. Very nice black carpet, some cracking on dry front seats, cracked rear window. Two foot-long scrapes on rear decklid. Miles claimed original, believable. Typical bubbling appearing under Everflex roof. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $18,150. Even with the needs evident, the low miles make this a decent buy for an end user or collector if the car checks out well mechanically. Refitting the Evetflex will cost $1,000, paint and window about the same. Hide Food will help the dry seats. top, wire wheels show pitting, road grunge. Red painted front brake calipers. Pirelli P400 tires. Chrome trim on top of driver's door pulling up. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $31,900. Middlemarket price for a middle-condition car, seems like a fair trade. The automatic and conditionrelated issues combined will keep the price here at mid-pack. Some easy repairs will make 84  #32-1985 ASTON MARTIN VOLANTE Convertible. S/N SCFCV81COFTL15380. Black/saddle leather. LHD. Odo: 33,983 miles. V8, very rare five-speed. Good paint, excellent chrome, Eagle VR60 radials. Top very nice but dirty. Interior shows light scuffing, but is clean overall. In need of a very professional detail job, can show better. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $36,000. Another car with plenty of preauction-block interest. A five-speed with popular colors, miles appear to be correct. Bid achieved was at least $10k too low, perhaps even more. Lots of car for the money, even at today's retail. #20-1987 BENTLEY EIGHT Sedan. S/N SCBZEO2A5HCX21930. Gray/red leather, gray piping. LHD. Odo: 71,680 miles. Very unusual gray steering wheel, factory sunroof. i %h. -,•-" .-  ' Front seat leather dry, worn-out carpets, lots of chips on leading and trailing edges of doors. Goodyear Eagle RSA tires. Fit problems to front bumper, massive paint chip above passenger side headlight. Cond: 4+. NOT SOLD AT $17,000. Looks for all the world to be a used-hard model, not much to like as presented. A car prep expert could fix lots of the cosmetic problems. When done, this car will have good sales appeal. For now, however, wise to pass up. #66-1998 ASTON MARTIN DB7 Coupe. S/N SCFAA2120WK101938. Silver/black leather, silver piping. LHD. Odo: 20,911 miles. Dunhill Edition. Excellent paint, very nice fit and finish. Interior shows light wear commensurate with miles. Bridgestone lowprofile tires, excellent glass and chrome. Very likeable car, high MSRP when new prevented more of these from selling. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $77,000. 446 of 150 Dunhill Editions built. Dangerously close to a level where this should have sold. I'm having a tough time putting my finger on what spill' to Sports Car Market

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Kensington - Bridgehompton, NY  give a Dunhill Edition, adding for the ugly wheels will be tough. Overall, worth perhaps SI2k more? GERMAN #77-1964 PORSCHE 356C Coupe. S/N 128093. Red/black leather. LHD. Odo: 71,742 miles. Radio blank-out plate, tidy interior, seats to seller as well, given visual flaws—which really hurt a car at auction. All the noted flaws are the type to get fixed when time permits: no major repairs are on the horizon. #11-1965 PORSCHE 356C Cabriolet. S/N 161412. Black/red leather. LHD. Odo: 53,116 miles. Very nicely restored example. Some light flaws, including some interior chrome Market Reports would be tough at this price level, should bring as much as $5,000 more from the right bidder. #85-1968 MERCEDES-BENZ 280 SL Roadster. S/N 113.044-12-000993. Burgundy/ black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 46,661 miles. Becker Europa radio. Rear bumper smashed, very, very faded paint with some repaint work. Firestone 721 radials, front side marker light pulled flat with no spring left. Leather dry but will revive with treatment. Bad chrome on twin rear grilles, most is excellent or good. Good gaps, paint shows some flaws but is serviceable. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $18,700. Another one to place in the good-buy column, but a fair price replated over pitting, now rusty fitting at vent window. Excellent paint, good gaps, excellent top. Sony AM/FM. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $34,000. I don't think I would have let this one go, either—I'm with the seller on this one. Duplicating the color, condition and quality off, now in console. Announced as a one-owner car. Cond: 4. NOT SOLD AT $14,500. Lots of pre-auction interest here, as this is the type of example some savvy buyers seek out: one owner and cosmetically run down. High bid straddled the line between not cheap enough for a rebuild, too much for a poor driver WARNING: Upgrading your subscription to SCM GOLD may cause your keyboard to sizzle! SCM Gold Volume 3, Number I Your Gold Password is go1d1234 1) The sale results, including buyer's premium, from the Bonhams Ferrari only aucion in Gstaad, Switzerland, December 20th, and Artcurial Briest Poulain Le Fur's Auction in Paris, France, December 16th, are posted in the "Latest Auction Results" page within the "Gold Members Only" area of our Web site, http://www.sportscarmarket.com/ auctions/auction_results/index.php. You must be logged in as a Gold subscriber to use the link. a) Bonhams sold 21 out of 33 cars for a 64% sale rate •  0 • 0)  a a MOW,  S•wch Da. 160. pa. sal. w.• Repozyme• so. Immo. mi. I. tali .1* *Moo Aar asmaina..11,1  1111. WWI • NM 1• V•  ■10. MOW Issalaalw Yew  **1111..lib  91 ra* camalamilme 111•11a1MWS nuts. boas.a. M.Mmem=1•111 81•81.61....1=  111111100 WNW rOw Nob doe. Ilimm 01111 Ian 1111■■ met Maaamiell1.01•••••••■■■•.111•mamlla ImON All of these benefits are just $50 a year for subscribers, ($80) for non-subscribers). Sign up today online at www.sportscarmarket.com , or e-mail scmgold@sportscarmarket.com . ...1.14111M 6.**4 As an SCM GOLD member, you will receive exclusive e-mails giving you near-instant auction results. Plus advance notice of SCM events, seminars and tours. You'll have complete access to 15 years of SCM auction results, 24 hours a day. Join the thousands of SCM subscribers who have upgraded to SCM GOLD. Start getting the inside information you need, sent so fast it may cause your computer to smoke like a two-stroke Saab!

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Market Reports  #64-1971 MERCEDES-BENZ 280 SL Convertible. S/N 13044121021968. Black/ black leather, red piping. LHD. Odo: 72,002 miles. Factory A/C, Philips AM/FM cassette. are near new condition. Very good paint, excellent soft top. Michelin XH4 radials, very good gaps throughout. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $27,000. This is a case where the bidders stepped up and offered retail, yet the seller took his car back home. It's possible that this car could bring into the low $30,000s, perhaps a bit more to the buyer who has found these colors to be to his liking. Decent quality respray, now with some age. Very good refinished wood, leather is hard. Convertible top has some tears, 99% still perfect. Sill plates dirty, beach sand in foot well. No hardtop. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $17,500. Final year for the 280 SL. High bid is just too light to find a new home. Will clean up to look and be nicer, but there are still lots of choices when shopping for 280 SLs. #25-1971 MERCEDES-BENZ 280 SL Roadster. S/N 1304412021893. Medium original carpets. Paint neither good nor bad, just there. Dunlop radials, some parking-lotstyle dings, it's seen lots of paintwork. Just a car. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $22,000. High bid was a fair one for this car in this shape, perhaps a bit generous, in fact. Will detail up to look nicer, but I'd wait till a better car with all the books and records came along before I'd take the plunge. No shortage of 911s to pick from. blue/blue. LHD. Odo: 58,578 miles. Factory A/C, Becker Europa AM/FM, dry wood to dash, plenty of dry gaskets. Quite good chrome, excellent glass with replacement front window. Fresh appearing Goodyear radials. Paintwork good or better. An appealing car. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $35,200. Good looks bring great results here—this is an over-the-top price in this condition. Many buyers think the older SLs have the style and panache missing from the post-1971 body style, as they are usable "classics" with good parts and service availability. #59-1971 MERCEDES-BENZ 280 SL Convertible. S/N 11304412018921. Baby blue/blue. LHD. Odo: 37,679 miles. Becker Europa AM/FM, factory air conditioning. Very clean and correct throughout. Wood, seats, dash, door panels show very light usage but #27-1988 MERCEDES-BENZ 560 SL Convertible. S/N WDBBA4804JA083138. Black/black leather. LHD. Odo: 52,512 miles. Pioneer AM/FM cassette, built-in phone in #76-1987 PORSCHE 911 Convertible. S/N WPOEB0910HS171391. Medium blue/ blue leather. LHD. Odo: 59,167 miles. Pioneer AM/FM, climate control, Porsche heavy-weather floor mats. Some dryness to leather, wear to driver's seat. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $23,500. In 1994 through 1997 you could buy your SL in three flavors, the 320, 500 and 600. High bid is fair enough for condition. Not a car with any future appreciation in sight. #26-1997 MERCEDES-BENZ S500 Coupe. S/N WDBGA70G6VA336866. Black/ tan leather. LHD. Odo: 28,239 miles. Sunroof, AO/ - Aar%Air.-Off 4ster...  , ; Kensington - Bridgehompton, NY AM/FM cassette, side air bags, power everything. Very nice paint, some paintwork evident but no real harm. Some wear to driver's seat. Michelin Energy tires. Hey—sounds kind of like a high-end used car, which it is. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $38,500. There is still plenty of depreciation left in this baby, so don't expect a financial return. That said, these are great rides built like a bank vault. Some M-B enthusiasts prefer these Stuttgart Tiger Tanks to the current "S-class lite" model #17-2000 BMW Z8 Convertible. S/N WBAEJ1109YAF77221. Black/creme leather. LHD. European delivery model. Bridgestone Potenza radials. Original paint shows some console. Carpets appear fresh, some dry gaskets. Very good respray, interior holding up well, with decent wood to console. A driver. No reserve. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $21,450. A little bit of no-reserve magic here, as this car might have struggled to get past the $17,000 mark at most events. Auction goers seem to be more likely to step up for no-reserve cars, and auctioneers have plenty of incentive to help. #69-1994 MERCEDES-BENZ SL 500 Convertible. S/N WDBFA67E4RF095697. Aspen Green, two-tone/oyster leather. LHD. Each and every mag wheel has at least one scrape. Body, however, shows no scratches. AM/FM CD player. Sun damage under highmounted brake light. Interior shows wear to 86 buff marks, but still quite nice. Factory hardtop. Interior is unmarked, soft top shows new. Plaque in dash refers to "USA serial number," leaving car with two VINs. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $101,200. The first year for Z8 production; 2003 is slated to be the final year. 2003 MSRP is $132,200. A surprisingly strong result for a Euro model, as US-delivery cars are available in the marketplace for similar money. Sports Car Market

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Kensington - Bridgehampton, NY  ITALIAN #45-1961 FERRARI 250 TR (TESTAROSSA RE-CREATION). S/N 4045. Red/black leather. LHD. Odo: 18 miles. Allegretti body (Modena). Dunlop disc brakes, very good quality Market Reports chrome, vent window glass has pitting. Plexi headlight covers might help aerodynamics, but they hurt looks. Decent driver, not a show car. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $59,000. 1974 is the final year of Dino production. Despite an uptick in interest seen at recent auctions, this Dino failed to attract enough from bidders to change owners. Once again, non-factory headlight covers give the Dino a look of a kit car #62-1986 FERRARI TESTAROSSA Coupe. S/N ZFFTA17TOG0061513. Yellow/ tan leather. LHD. Odo: 14,017 miles. Euro delivery, private import. Seats had good re-dye, fit and finish. RJS racing belts, Nardi wood steering wheel. Good gaps. Built on Ferrari 250 PF coupe chassis, Ferrari running gear. Cond: I. NOT SOLD AT $80,000. Excellent quality throughout. Very good detail work, excellent presentation. High bid seems too cheap, could not be duplicated for many thousands more. Try $125k and see what happens. #33-1972 FERRARI 246 GTS Targa. S/N 04556. Red/black leather. LHD. Odo: 12,915 km. Air conditioning, Euro Dino, no flares or are hard and need dye again. Leather dash has marks scarring, console has same. More beatup interior than I have seen in any TR. Rust bleeding off cheese-grater sides. Three of four wheels scarred. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $45,100. Seems cheap? Don't get me started on this one—almost the poster car for what can go wrong to a Testarossa when no one is looking. One side shows more rust than the other—damage repair or is that the side that was dragged in the ocean? #75-1989 FERRARI TESTAROSSA Coupe. S/N ZFFSG17A7K0081172. White/ saddle leather. LHD. Odo: 13,088 miles. Looks to be an unmarked exterior. Dash leather pulling back at joints, good glass, interior chairs. Very poor preparation on paintwork, with overspray visible everywhere. Plexiglass headlight covers, brightwork decent but not perfect. Good carpets, leather still supple. BBS mag wheels. Cond: 4+. NOT SOLD AT $67,000. In desperate need of a "heavy detail," prep flaws will still be evident after the oversp ray disappears. Non-original wheels, Euro model no help. Are all Long Island Dinos required to have plexi headlight covers that make them look like custom 240Zs? #16-1974 FERRARI 246 GTS Targa. S/N 07926. Red/saddle. LHD. Odo: 31,256 miles. Very good paint, decent older interior with some wear to seats. Goodyear Eagle VR60 rubber looks relatively fresh. Good shows light scuffing in the usual places (seats and seat bolsters). Eagle ZR5Os to rear, Dunlop SP Sport 8000s to front; not a good sign. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $47,000. High bid is all that can be expected today—perhaps even a bit generous. White is not the first choice for many Ferrari shoppers, and many Testarossa choices await the prospective purchaser Will sell on price only in this market. JAPANESE #84-1985 TOYOTA CELICA GTS Convertible. S/N JT5RA65K8E4044809. Red/ gray cloth. LHD. Odo: 83,453 miles. ASC September, 2003 87 conversion authorized/sold by Toyota. Chrome factory mags have scarring, are beat up. Some bad body repair visible in driver's mirror area, paint has moon craters in it. A used car with a top that drops. Cond: 4+. NOT SOLD AT $1,700. Seller was looking for something in the $4,000 range, just not possible even if the car was in nicer shape. High bid was a fair retail figure, but is cheap for a dependable, yet far from classic, convertible. AMERICAN #82-1935 CADILLAC FOUR-DOOR Phaeton Convertible. S/N 3106560. Burgundy/brown vinyl. LHD. Odo: 55,239 miles. Dual side mounts. This is the way cars 1111111 ,,4- -4 SIP .. ...0 y - 1 were "restored" in the '50s and '60s, when replacing original bits with current fabrics and fittings was no sin. Airport lounge carpets, paint applied thick, to last. Could be used for another 35 years. Weak chrome. Cond: 4. NOT SOLD AT $27,500. The owner does not agree, but I think this price is about the end of the road for this car in this condition—unless you find the unusual buyer who will just drive it, most potential owners will feel the need to drop $50k-plus in a restoration. #39-1949 CADILLAC 62 Convertible. S/N 496233721. Light blue/blue leather. LHD. Odo: 3,301 miles. V8, auto. Very appealing color combination, well restored and now with

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Market Reports  some age. Some chrome has buff marks and one or two flaws. Three chips found on paint, balance very good. An older restoration, working its way to becoming a driver. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $54,000. Huge money here— I'm still wondering why this car did not go to a new home. I loved the colors—they show this car in a most elegant way, but this example is not crisp and will not be again until its next restoration. #36-1953 OLDSMOBILE FIESTA Convertible. S/N 539M30491. White, blue/white and blue leather. LHD. Odo: 86,099 miles. 170-hp V8, Hydramatic. Cost $5,715 new. $56,100. This one gets thrown into the excellentbuy group; it is worth a good bit more than the buyer paid. The top can most likely be stretched or refit by a pro; after that it S ready for the show field. Congratulations to the buyer. 1965 FORD MUSTANG Convertible. S/N 5F08C385480. Poppy Red (orange)/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 10,759 miles. 289-c.i. V8, 3speed. Odometer zeroed at "restoration" (read: new paint, seats and carpets) in 1984. Wavy #15 - Older restoration shows some dirt. Excellent paint and chrome, power steering, brakes and windows. Not sold at G. Potter King Atlantic City sale 2/2003 for $105,000. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $100,000. 1 of 458 built. Not fully understanding why a high bid of $105,000 did not buy it in February, I'm now further convinced that anything above $100k is a pure gift here. A nice car that's worth plenty, just not as much as the seller wants. #37-1953 CADILLAC ELDORADO Convertible. S/N 536294915. White/black and white leather. LHD. Odo: 1,132 miles. Automatic eye, parade boot, added air conditioner tires, power brakes. Despite owner's claims of three-year-old restoration, pitting chrome on vent windows, scratched windows, scarred Plexiglas rear window. Low options with good paint, state-issued title. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $30,800. A driver; don't bother taking this one to a show. Car card claim of numbers-matching status is offset by New York state branded title, plenty of non-original parts underhood. Not a car that inspires confidence, but not too much paid, either. front bumpers, fresh top, good interior. Drips on very shiny paint, good tires, fresh hubcaps. Orange peel to complete the total orange scheme. Cond: 4+. NOT SOLD AT $12,000. If the high bid seems cheap, it was not. Most of this car needs to be redone properly, and even if it S largely a DIY project, you would be underwater in a Mustang with a three-speed tranny. High bid should have been enough to let this one go. #21-1966 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL Convertible. S/N 6Y86G423104. Slate green/white leather. LHD. Odo: 89,629 miles. V8, automatic. Full power, as you would expect. Air conditioning, new in-dash AM/FM cassette, very good paint, fresh top. Some chrome is older and has minor pitting, most is good and has been replated. Carpets show dirt and grease stains. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $22,000. hangs below dash. Chrome wire wheels. Paint, chrome, interior are all very nice, yet not quite excellent. Not sold at G. Potter King Atlantic City sale 2/2003 for $130,000. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $130,000. Only 532 of these firstyear Eldorados were built and with a list price of $7,500 ($52,109 today), one can see why. I'll call the add-on air neither a deduction nor an addition price-wise. A very nice car best set for parade or show use. Bid was plenty. #35-1954 BUICK SKYLARK Con- vertible. S/N V4568857. Gray, red coves/red leather. LHD. Odo: 958 miles. V8, automatic. Very fresh restoration, excellent paint, chrome, interior. Top, while fresh, appears to have minor fit issues. Good panel fit, chrome wire wheels fresh and perfect. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT 88  One of four 1961 through 1967 "Kennedy"style Lincoln convertibles at the auction. Fully priced here, some buyers prefer the early cars for clean design, others the later cars for increased usability. Sports Car Market — #22-1967 CHRYSLER NEWPORT Convertible. S/N CE27C73274370. Burgundy/ black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 97,073 miles. 351c.i. V8, auto. Power top, windows. Lots of repaint work, perhaps one panel at a time. Most Kensington - Bridgehompton, NY #29-1967 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Convertible. S/N NY10959. Goodwood Green/tan. LHD. Odo: 1,264 miles. V8, auto. AM/FM, two tops, Coker Redline Classic chrome is pitting, but is complete. Car card says was used as beach car by high-end car dealer. Use and enjoy; no current restoration potential. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $7,150. I'll call this one fully priced for condition, presentable enough for casual use on sunny days. Sixties convertibles offer an ease of use, with many tune-up bits available at the local parts store. Entry prices are affordable for most. • ;049 #23-1968 MERCURY MONTEGO MX Convertible. S/N 8H12S565396. Turquoise/ white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 81,491 miles. 390-c.i. V8. auto. Tinted glass, ps, pb, pw, traction-lock

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Kensington - Bridgehompton, NY rear. Front seat loose; interior, top dirty. Needs full detail, except underhood. Custom twotone pinstripe, mags no help. Good panel fit. Detailed engine compartment, recently rebuilt motor. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $20,900. A shocker of a price—at least twice retail achieved here. Lots of options, although I did not see the all-important air conditioning vents. I have seen quite a bit of movement in late- '60s convertibles—is a trend starting? #96-1969 GMC CUSTOM FLEETSIDE 1500 Pickup. S/N CE I OD BA I 2386. Light clean and correct interior. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $16,500. Not cheap, but in the long run perhaps a good buy. With the usual formula of outrageous colors, lots of stripes and a big motor, the Mach I is a cultural icon for Mustangers and pop-culture fans alike. #8-1988 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Convertible. S/N 1G1YY3185J5109634. Red/ red leather. LHD. Odo: 18,000 miles. 350-c.i. V8, auto. Power seats with lumbar, Bose stereo. Some bodywork to front bumper, gap off green, white/green cloth. LHD. Odo: 24,234 miles. V8, automatic. Bone-stock interior except for seat covers. Side rails, short bed. Very good paint, decent chrome. Interior is excellent. Michelin LTX mud and snow radials. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $11,220. Trucks continue to be a hot corner of the collector vehicle marketplace; the Chevys and GMCs lead the way. Almost everyone walking by this truck had a comment, most were positive. Price was strong, yet fair for this vehicle. #19-1973 FORD MUSTANG MACH 1 Fastback. S/N 3E050244556. Yellow, black stripes/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 55,667 miles. 351-c.i. V8, Hurst 4-speed. AM/FM, A/C, front and rear spoiler, rear louvers. "Competition style" gas cap. Miles claimed original, ps, pb. Nicely done but not overdone example. BF Goodrich tires. No paint flaws, good chrome, Tired of wrenching on your old car?... BB One Exports Buys Vintage Cars! Fresh Meat Real market prices for current "flavor of the month" cars. 2004 Porsche Cayenne Date sold: 6/16/03 Sale location: eBay Motors; #2418837995 Details: 237 miles. Twin-turbo 4.5-liter, 450hp V8, automatic. Navigation system, Bose premium sound. Sale result: Sold at $95,000, 20 bids. Seller's feedback: 14 Buyer's feedback: 37 MSRP: $90,380 Edmunds.com: $90,127 Other current offering: John Holtz (Rochester, NY; www.johnholts.com). Asking $93,623 for a new model. 2004 Volkswagen Touareg even by Corvette standards. Balance of paint shows well. Center section of all wheels have discoloration—salt damage? Goodyear Eagle ZR40 tires. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $14,300. If miles are correct, then a good buy for a usable 'Vette with good equipment and colors. The manual transmission cars seem to always bring more, but many prefer the automatics for stop-and-go city use. Fair deal all around.• Call, Fax or Email Today... Live Happily Ever After. (Or Buy Another One From BB One Exports!) Date sold: 6/25/03 Sale location: eBay Motors; #2420932969 Details: 35 miles. 4.2-liter, 310-hp V8, automatic. 4XMotion with "Premium Plus" package, including navigation system, 12-channel, 11-speaker audio system. Sale result: Sold at $48,615, 8 bids. Seller's feedback: 61 Buyer's feedback: 27 MSFtP: $48,615 Edmunds.com: $52,392 Other current offering: Zimbrick of Madison (Madison, WI; www.zimbrick.com). Asking $50,965 for a new model. 2003 Ferrari 360 Spyder Exports bbone8v@dslextreme.com fax 323.654.8788 BB One Raymond Milo, le patron  September, 2003 8375 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles CA 90069 323.656-7483 Date sold: 6/11/03 Sale location: eBay Motors; #2417956776 Details: 354 miles. 3.6-liter V8, six-speed. Red calipers, power Daytona seats, Challenge front and rear grille, HiFi sound with subwoofer. Sale result: Sold at $239,900, 3 bids. Seller's feedback: 23 Buyer's feedback: Private auction MSRP: $167,336 Edmunds.com: $167,336 Other current offering: Brian Jessel Ferrari (Vancouver, British Columbia; www.brianjes selferrari.com). Asking $219,000 for a 1,674mile, 2002 example.

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          SCM Price Guide: Aston • Ferrari • Jaguar • Lambo • Porsche ach month, SCM will provide prices for different segments of the collector car market. The values below reflect a retail buying and selling range for cars in very good to near excellent conditionsignificantly above a "daily driver" and one step below regional concours; a strong #2 on the accepted 1-6 scale, 1 being the best. These values are set by sales activity, primarily in the United States, as well as conversations with owners, dealers and collectors. As condition and history are the ultimate determinants of value, each car must be evaluated according to its own merits. Prices below assume cars with "no stories attached." An automobile priced above our guide is not necessarily overpriced, nor is one priced below automatically a bargain. E e SOON MARTIN DB2 Coupe DB2 Drophead DB3 DB2/4 DB2/4 Coupe (For all Aston serial production cars through current, deduct 25% for RHO in US only.) 530,000  S60,000  $275,000  $30,000  $52,500  Drophead 882/4 Bertone Snyder 8835 Team Car 8835 Customer Car DB2/4 Mk II Coupe 882/4 Mk III Coupe 082/4 Mk III DHC 882/4 Mk 111 Notchb DBR1 DB4 Series 1-11/ Coe. DB4 Series V Coupe 0B4 Drophead (1-9) DB4GT 1384GT /agate DOS Coupe 885 Coupe Vanier 085 Valente 50-53  50-53  51-53  53-55  53-55  53-55 53-56 53-56 55-57 55-57 55-57 55-57 56-60 58-63 61-62 58-63 59-63 60-63 085 Shooting Brake 886 Volante Sh. Chassis 086 Coupe DB6 Coupe Vantage DB6 Shooting Broke 086 Mk II Coupe 886 Mk II Volume 08598 AM Vantage escar Volante Drophead  AM V8 S4 (curb.)  79-82  Ye 350 299 AM 98S4 (injected)  Logonda Saloon  Volonte Drophead  Lagondo Saloon Volante DHC (ini.) Lagonda Saloon Viroge Coupe Virago Volante  86-89  82-85  83-86  (Injection become standard in late '86.) 85-87  86-89  88-89  90-93  91-93  inc 645 inc. n/a  inc.  n/a  nig  n/a  $35.000  (All Valente Dropheads had 'Oster India' wood dashes.) 79-85  $40,000  S45,000  525,000 $60,000 8116 Volonte (long chassis) DBS (64.) 63-65 63-65 64-65 64-65 65-66 65-69 65-69 65-69 66-69 67-72 69-70 69-70 302  102  10  492  73  3 n/a 3 199 551 inc. inc. 5 925 185 inc. 75 19 886 ins. 173 12 37 8 A 5250,000 $275,000 $800,000 $27,500 S27,500 $70,000 530,000 $75,000 $90,000 $900,000 $35,000 $45,000 $95,000 545,000 51000,000 $1,400,000 A A C C B 8 $2,500,000 $2,800,000 A B B $100,000 5125,000 5160 000 950,000 51 800 000 5225,000 5450,000 S2 500,000 (Add up to 50./a for factory team race cars ; e.g., 10EV and 2VEV.) $95,000 S155,000 5150,000 560,000 5150,000 $65,(02 $70,000 $50,000 $90,000 515 , 1,321 inc. 6 140 857 240 38 000 5100 000 5160,000 $20,000  530.000  5175,000 $185,000 $250,000 $95,000 $250,000 $95,000 $100,000 $70,000 $135,000 $32,500 $150, 6/01 (Series IV-V SS triple-sorb engine, odd $5,1:100 ; Series V covered-headli ght models, add $5,000.) A A B B A C B B 12/97 C 8 000 S225 GOO 530 000 537 500 ntages $50,000 C 3/01 $55,000 ("Oscar India' S4s con be identified by their wood dashes. Add $10,000 for factory 'Vantages.')   525,000  $50,000  540,000  550,000  5100,000  565,000 $35,000 570,000 535,000 $80,000  $50,000  575,000  5140,000  ( D C C (Add $30,000-540,000 for wide bod y; for all 98 Astons, add 54,000-57,000 for five-speed and $15,000-S20,000 for European spec Vanta ge [+85 hp].) 166 Snyder Corns 166 MM Berlineno 166 MM Borchelt 166 Inter 195 Inter 90  47-48 48-50 48-50 48-51 50-52 8 12 25 38 19 S800 000 5750,000 5200 000 5200,000 9950 000 9950 000 SI 100 000 55 , 9295,000 5295 , A  A 600,000 A 000 6/99 D 12/99 B B (21 with automatic, 9 with five-speed and Vantage, 8 with five-speed and standard engine.) '144/97 3/99 $45000  C 2/95 $85,000  $300,000  $35,000  $77,500  340 America Closed 340 America Open 340 Mexico 342 America Berlinetto 342 Amer. Cab. C 11195 B A 6/96 212 Export (Closed) 212 Export (Open) 212 Taming Barchena 212 Inter 225 Sport 166 MM Berl. S2 166 MM Spyder 52 250 Mille Miglia Spy. 250 MM Berlinetto 340 Mille Migha 500 Mondial 375 Mille Miglia Spy. 375 MM Berlinetta 250 Europa Series I 375 Americo 375 MM+ 250 Monza 750 Monza 250 Europa Series II 410 Sport Spyder/Cpe. 860 Monza 500 TR 410 Superomerica 25061 Boano/Elle. 250 UT Tour de Fr. louvre comp. co 'Zapata-bodied 500 TRC 250 Test Rossa (all) 250 UT PF Cab. Sen. 1 250 UT PF Cab. Sm. If 25061 Cal. Spy. LWB 'Alloy-bodied 25060 Cal. Spy. SWB 'Alloy-bodied 250 UT Int. Bed. 250 Pininforina Coupe 25861 SW0 (steel) 'Alloy-bodied with no stones 'SEFAC variant 400 Superamerica 250 618 2+2 250 GTO 250 GTL Lusso 330101 Udine:no 330 America 330 GT 2+2 2501.01 (no stones) 500 Superfast 275 GTB/2 SN 275 608/C 514 275 610/C le Mans 275605 275608/C 65 65-66 66 59 59-62 6042 61 6044 6043 62-64 62-64 63 63 63-68 64-65 64-66 64-66 51 51 52 52-53 52-53 51-52 51-52 51-52 51-52 52 52-53 52-53 52-53 52-53 53 53-54 53-54 53-54 53-54 53-54 54 54 54-55 54-55 55 55-56 56 56-59 56-58 56-59 O ° 12 13 4 3 3 9 8 7 84 22 4 9 13 16 9 33 16 7 18 12 6 4 33 34 4 2 17 31 130 77 57 5641 57-59 59-62 57-60 8 (inc.) 5 (inc.) 20 34 40 200 42 9 51 3 7 350 in 23' 45 955 39 350 4 50 1,088 32 36 450 11 3 200 12 The SCMTier of Collectibility is an A to F scale, which ranks the cars in terms of their long-term desirability. It is not a predictor of short-term appreciation, but an overall evaluation of the collectibility of the car, regardless of current market conditions. The scale is self-explanatory and ranges from A-Tier cars, great classics like the Mercedes 300 SL and the Ferrari 250 SWB, to F-Tier cars, hopeless sleds like Alfetta sedans and four-cylinder Pontiac Fieros. Production numbers of some classic cars are always open to debate; if you have updated information please send it to copyed@sportscarmarket .com. We are open to discussion of specific A-F rankings, as well.• Puce Range 5350 000 5400 000 51,200,000 S250,000 5400.000 5200,000 5300,000 5800,000 $225,000 5750,000 5750,000 5750,000 5950.000 5950,000 $1 ,000,000 $600,000 53,250,000 $2,750,000 5225.000 $350,000 $4,000,000 $1,700,000 $650,000 900,000 52,000,000 $1,400,000 5700,000 5375,000 590,000 5850,000 St 000,000 $1,500,000 51,000,000 55,000,000 $550,000 $125,000 5950,000 $1,400,000 SI 500,000 St 800,000 5500,000 $55,000 S850,000 51,200,000 $2,200,000 5325,000 532,500 57,500,000 5130,000 55,000,000 535,000 530,000 $2,500,000 900,000 $150,000 5800 000 52,100,000 5135,000 $475,000 $550,000 $1,400,000 $375,000 $750,000 $295,000 $350,000 $1,000,000 5300,000 950,000 $950,000 $950,000 $1,200,000 $1,200,000 52,250,000 $700,000 $4,000,000 53,250,000 $3 f, 000 A 12/01  A A A A 13 2/00 A B 3/130 A A A A 12/00 A 12/00 A A A A 300,000 $750,000 $5,000,000 $2,700,000 5850,000 $375,000 $3,000,000 $1,800,000 $wtoso 5500,000 $180,000 $1,000,000 (Rudy Pininforina-bodied "roundtail" TdFs ['56] will command a premium.) 51,500,000 $1,750,000 $1,500,000 57,000,000 5750,000 S165,000 S1,100,000 51,600,000 $ 1,800,000 52,500,000 $650,000 $90,000 51,100,000 $1,900,000 52,500,000 5450,000 $50,000 A A A A A 05/99 A 11/02 A A A A mg u/01 A A A A A A 8/97 4/95 $9,000,000 S160,000 57,000,000 547,500 545,000 $3,500,000 $400,000 S200,000 A 12/95 1/00 6/01 A 9/97 A (Add $25,000 for lon gnose, $25,000 far 6 curbs, $25,000 for alloy body, $5,000 for outside filler cap.) 595 0 000 54,000,000  A 5185,000 $950,000 51,100.000  A 2/02 12/99 12/97 A A A A A A A A 8 A 275618/4 275 GTB/4 MART Spy. 33060C 33061S 365 Cold. Spyder 206 GT Dino 365 GTC 365 60 2+2 365 618/4 Daytona Cpe. 66-68  (Add $200,000 for alloy body.) 67-68 65-68 66-68 66-67 67-68 68-70 68-71 68-73 10 600 100 14 144 150 800 1,273 51,700,000 $385,000 $185,000 5375,000 5450,000 565,000 585,000 $45,000 5120,000 52,000,000 A B 8 A B 8 C 5125,000 $245,000 5100,000 S150,000 560.000 S140,000 B 'Concerning 'cut-cars': non-factor y, non-MART Snyder conversions are valued primarily by the quality of the conversions' workmanship. In toda y's market, rarel y is a cut car valued more than the coupe it is derived from. **Build numbers through 1996. 36561S 3656013/4C (Fact. Day. Comp.) Non-factory Comp. Day 365 615/4 Daytona Spy. 36561(14 24661 "Dino' Cpe 246 GIS Snyder  365 6T4 2+2 365 614 BB Boxer 308 GT4 2+2 308608 (steel) 308 GTS 50288 Boxer 400 2+2 torbureted 512 BB LiA 308 6M 308 GTS1 400i 69 71-73 71-73 72-73 71-72 69-74 72-74 308 GTB (fiberglass)  (Add $7,500 for 'chairs and flares!) 72-76 74-76 74-79 75-77 (Add $5,000 for dry sump.) 75-79 77-79 76-131 76-80 2,089 3,218 929 502 (Add $2,500 for 400/4001 with manual shift.) 79-80 80-82 80-82 25 494 Mondial  Coupe 512 BBi 'Boxer' 308 GIBi QV 308 GTSi 01/ Mondial Coupe DV Mondial Cab. QV 288 GTO Testorosso 412 Mondial 3.2 Coupe Mondial 3.2 Cab. 328 GIB 328615 F40 328615 Mondial "t" Coupe Mondial "t" Cab 348th 348 to 512 TR 456 GT Manual 348 Spider F512 M F355 / 355 Berlineno F355 6T5 F355 Spider 80-64 81-82 82-84 83-85 83-85 83-85 83-85 84-85 85-91 85-89 86-88 86-88 86-89 86-88 88-91 89 89 89-91 90 90-92 91-95 92 93-95 94-96 9595-- • 1,743 1,308 708 1,087 748 3,042 1,848 629 272 7,200 576 987 810 1,345 6,068 1,315 inc. 840 1,010 2,895 4,230 2,280 1,417 1,090 500 2,855' 1,455 1,440 525,000 525,000 555,000 $ 18,500 5425, 00 522,50 $2250 520,013 515,000 $60,0(811 528,000 528,00 S20,00 525,0 5225,000 540,00 530,00 528,50 530,000 535,000 535,00 5275,000 $440,000 532,50 535,00 545,00 550,00 580,000 585,000 560,000 5125, 0 575.000 580,000 595000 530,000 532.500 572,500 524,000 5525,000 $27,500 S27,500 $24,000 $20,000 90,000 530,000 $32,500 $25,000 $30,000 5275,000 S60,000 535,000 532,500 S37,500 $45,000 $50,000 $375,000 $60,000 540,000 $47,500 555,000 560,000 590,000 5105.000 570,000 5150,000 595,000 5100,000 5115,000 B 7/01 87797 D 1/03 D 5/99 20 15 (inc) 5 )int) 124 500 2,609 1,274 470 387 2,826 712 $250,000 51.100,000 $600,000 $300,000 555,000 $45,000 570,000 515,000 555,000 518,000 $30,000 $350,000 51,500,000 $1,000,000 5375,000 575,000 $70,000 595,000 $25,000 575,000 $22,500 540,000 A 8 A 9/99 C 1/02 8 1/97 4/01 280 5/00 C 9/02 C 10/00 B 7/02 C 5/02 D 10/01 A 3/02 B 8/02 C 9/00 8 B 5/98 Sports Car Market

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7; F50  456 GT Automatic  550 Maranello  355 Serie Fiomno  360 Modena  95-97  96-  96-  99-  99-  360 Modena Snyder WS cars) 99-  360 Modena Challenge  550 Baden° Pininfarina  Enzo  312 'Spaghetti Exhaust' 70-80 312 BAT series  Turbocharged   60s  99-  00-  3  68-70  81-88  Front-engined 06 (Dinos)  Dino racers Rear-ermined 012 racers  AGUAR SS I Coupe  SS II Coupe  55 90  SS 100 2 1/2 Litre  SS 100 3 1/2 Litre  SS Jaguar Saloon  SS Jaguar DHC  Mk IV Saloon  Mk IV DHC  Mark V Saloon  Mark V DR(  01( 120 Rdstr. (alloy)  010 120 Roadster  OK 120 Coupe  31-36  31-34  35-36  36-40  38-40  35-40  38-40  45-49  47-49  49-51  49-51  49-50  51-54  51-54  57-60  61-67  z o 349 212" 225" 225•• 104 n/a Oa 448 349 40' 36' 6' (Includes 196, 206, 246, 296 5 without stories.) Rear-engined 96 8 98 25• 63-67  Price Range $4650,000  585,000  5125,000  595,000  5135,000  $225,000  5115,0013  5325,000  Formula One Cars 12 5800 000  5450 000  5225 000  FOITOli Sports Prototype Racers 52,750,000  51.450000  (Includes 166, 196, 246, 286, 268 SPs without stories.) 22  SCM Price Guide: Aston • Ferrari • Jaguar • Lembo • Porsche Price Range cn $750,000 5105,000 $175,000 5125,000 $170,000 $250,000 5135,000 5350,000 51,000,000  SI 300 000 SI 000 000 S600 000 S2/5 000 OK 120 Drophead  OK 140 Roadster OK 140 Drophead  140 Coupe  53-54  z 1,769 3,347 2,740 2,797 A 3/03 A A  A 2/98  A S3,150,000 A 51 850.000 $4,000,000 09 500 000 A (Includes 250P, 275P, 330P, 330P2, 275P2, 365P, 330P3, 36595/3,330 P4,330 P3/4 [412P] without stories.) n/a  n/a  n/a  190 118 n/a  n/a  n/a  n/a  n/a  n/a  240    7,391 2,678   530,000 532,500 $100,000 $120,000 $160,000 $10,000  535,000 522,000 $45,000 $I 5,000 $40,000 $95,000  540,000 $25,000             540,000 $42,500 5150,000 5160,000 $200,000 $25,000 $45,000 $28,000 560,000 $20,000 $55,000 5135,000 $55,000 540.000 58-61 58-61 58-61 1,339 2,489 4,101 540,000  (SE option: dual exhausts, spoke wheels, corns, etc., add $5,000) 54-57  54-57  541-57  535,000 $37,500 525,000 $32,500 $32,500 525,000 550,000 555,000 557,500 530,000 (MC option: (-type head, cams, suspension, spoke wheels, add $5,000.) OK 150 Rdstr. 3.4/3.8 10(50 DK 3.4/3.8 OK 150 FHC 3.4/3.8 (Add $5,000 for 3.81 engine.) XK 35053.4 Rdstr.  OK 1505 3.4 DHC  OK 1505 3.4 FHC  Mark VII Saloon  Mark VIII Saloon  Mark IX Saloon  Mark 0/4200  Mk II Saloon 2.4  Mk If Saloon 3.4  Mk II Saloon 3.8  OK (-type  OK D-type  XK-SS  B 11/94 A 10/00 59-61  59-61  59-61  51-56  57-58  59-69  62-64  56-59  60-66  60-67  1,466 inc. int  n/o n/o  n/a  n/a 550,000  545,000  535,000  570,000  565,000  537,500   83,000  inc.  inc.  54 77 18  515,000 $14,000  019,000  $10,000  59,000  520.000   5750,000   $900,000  5850,000  513,000  530,000  A B B (Add $10,000 for 3.81 1505 FHC and DHC. Add $25,000 for 3.81 1505 Roadster) 512,500  $11,500  516,000  58,000  57,000  59,000  F F F D D B (Deduct $2,000 for disc wheels, $2,000 for automatic, $1,500 ferns overdrive.) 50-53  53-55  56-57  5900,000  A S1,200,000 A 51,100,000 A (Price ranges for OK C, Band SS Jaguars are determined by provenance, completeness and originality. A car with all of its original ports and no stories will bring three to four times what a 'bitsa that has only o few authentic pods wilt) XKE Factory Lighted.  XKE Cony. 3.8 flat-Rr.  XKE Cpe. 3.8 Oat-fir.  XKE Convertible 3.8  XKE Coupe 3.8  A B 4/00 C 1/97  XKE Cony. 4.2 (SI)  XKE Coupe 2 +2  XKE Coupe 4.2 (SI)  61-62  61-62  61-62  62-64  62-64  64-67  66-67  16 7,827 7,669 inc. inc. 9,548 4,220 (Deduct $3,000 for automatic transmission.) 64-67  7,770 5900,000 $35,030 $25,000 $35,000 S25000 535,000 S12.000 525,000  $1,200,000 $50,000 $35,000 $50,000 530.000 $50,000 S14,000 530 000 A 545,000 547,500 $30,000 XKE Com. 4.2 ($11) XKE Cue. 2+2 (SR) C 4/95 XKE Core. 912 (911)  XKE Cue. 912 (5111)  B 3/02 LI 220  1K8 Coupe  8/96 e 68-71 68-71 68-71  71-74  71-74  91-93  0K8 Convertible  LAMBORGHINI 350 01  400 GT 2-t-2  Miura P400  400S  40059  Espy&  Islero (400 IT version)  S version  lemma (both versions)  llrraco P250  P 200  P300  Countach 1P400  LP 400 S  LP 5000 5  LP 506909  Anniversary  Silhouette  Lulea P350  1M002  Diablo  Diablo VT  97-00  97-00  6 -8 za 8,627 5,326 4,855  7,990  7,297  300  Price Row fr” 530,0011 $12,000 $20,000  $30,000  520,000  545,000 515,000 (Add $1,000 (Of air conditioning. Deduct $3,000 for automatic transmission.) XKE Cue. 4.2 (SIP)  $25.000  547,500  C B 2/03 525,000  C (for SIII, deduct $3,000 for automatic, $2,000 for disc wheels, $1,000 for no air conditioning. Add $3,000 for factory hard top.) $125,000  S30,000  $35,000  5150,000  (Due to changes in 05 001 laws, 9,1 220s con now be brought into the US.) n/a  n/a  548,500 552,000 64-66  66-68  66-69  69-71  71-72  68-78  68-69  1968  70-76  (Add $5,000 for '5' model) 72-76  75-77  75-79  74-76  76-82  82-85  85-88 1989 76-78 82-88 87-90 (America version, add $12,500.) 90-93 94-95 n/a n/a 5100,000  5125,000  5120,000 5140,000 a Forrari a12 B LM 1980 Factory built silhouette  ig ter (and faster) second series 512 BB LM. Multiple Ferrari Club of America concours winner, with 1st in class awards in 1986, 1987, 1993, 1994, and 1999. Race prepared and sorted to the highest standards without regard to expense. This car won the 2002 U.S. Shell Ferrari Historic Challenge in the Disk Brake class and should do the same in the 2003-2004 European Shell Ferrari Maserati Historic Challenge. It is simply the finest BB LM in North America. Priced correctly (and far below replacement) in today's market at $495,000. Two large spares packages are available separately. Please inquire. frrciris-onlin.aom Phone 949-646.6086 • Fax 949-646-6978 e-mail ferraris@pacbell.net • www.ferraris-online.corn September, 2003 91 525 66 198 149 235 323 610 657 52 410 300 513,000 $12,000 525,000 $60010 550,000 550,000 $60,000 $80,000 $25,000 522,000 550,000 522,500 520,000 535,000 585,000 570,000 570,000 585,000 590,000 $40,000 535,000 565,000 143 244 465 138 150 1,223 129 102 327 560,000 550,000 $60,000 $90,000 5150,000 $22,500 524,000 530,000 $17,500 5100,000 575,000 585,000 5130,000 5225,000 535,000 538,000 545,000 $30,000 B 5/02 A C 9/01 4/03 C 6/DO

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Diablo  Diablo YT Roadster  PORSCHE 356 356 Coupe 'pre-A  356 Cabriolet  356 Speedster  356A Coupe  356A Cabriolet  356A Speedster  356A Convertible D  356A Carrera GS Coupe  50-55 50-55  54-55  56-59  56-59  56-58  59  7,627 1,685 1,233 13,010 3,367 2,911 1,330 (356, 3566, odd $2,000 for Super engine.) 56-59  356A Carr. GS Cob.  356A Carr. Speedster  356A Carr. CT Coupe  3566 Carr. CT Speedster  3568 Coupe (7-5 body)  36513 Cabnolet (1-5)  3568 Roadster (T-5)  3568 Notchback (7-5)  3568 Coupe (7-6) 3568 Cabriolet (1-6) 356B 'twin grille" Rdstr. (T-6) 3568 Notchback (1-6) Camera 2 GS Carters 2 Cob. 356C Coupe 356C Cabriolet 356 Coupe SC 356 Cabriolet SC 56-59  56-59  56-59  56-59  60-61  60-61  60-61  60-61  541 520.000  525,000 $45,000 $20,000 530,000 $45,000 545,000 580.000 541 72 (There were 7 pushrod CT Speedsters built.) 8,556 3,091 2,649 1,048 62-63 62-63 1962 1962 62-65 61-64 63-65 6,289 3,096 248 697 360 88 13,507 63-65 3,174 63-65 63-65 inc. cpe. inc. cab. 5100.000 5125,000 5110,000 $150,000 515,000 530,000 535,000 S10,000 St 6,000 530,000 550,000 510 000 SI 25,000 SI 50,000 $20,000 $35,000 $22,500 $410,000 525,000 530,000 $60,000 530 000 535 000 565,000 560 000 590,000 (This is total production for all GS and GT cars. Numbers belo ncluded.) 140 75 5115,000 $145,000 5135.000 5180 000 510.000 535,000 545,000 515.000 520 000 $40,000 565,000 515,000 S150,000 S200,000 $25,000 540,000 530 000 550 000 A A A A C B 6/99 6/01 (Spotter's Note: T-5 body has gas filler cap inside trunk, T-6 has external gas filler cap.) (Add for 356 8: Super engine, $2,000; Super 90,53,000.) C B D A A B B (Additions for all 356 Porsches: sunroof, $3,000; Budge wheels, $10,000; hard top on a Cabriolet, $1,000; hard top on a Speedster, $4,000. Deductions: wrong engine per larder, subtract 15./0 of value. 911 911 Coupe 2.0  911 Coupe 2.0  911 Tarp 2.0  911S Coupe 2.0  9115 Targa 2.0  9111 Coupe 2.0  9111 Targo 2.0  Small Bumper, Shad-Wheelbase Cars 65  66-68  67-68  67-68  67-68  68  68  9111 Coupe 2.2  911T Targa 2.2  911E Coupe 2.2  911E largo 2.2  9115 Coupe 2.2  9115 Targa 2.2  911T Coupe 2.4  9117 largo 2.4  235 10,399 1,427 4,689 1,160 1,169 307 Small Bumper, Long-Wheelbase Cars 69-71  69-71  69-71  69-71  69-71  69-71  (Deduct 15./0 for 2.01 1969 cars.) 72-73  72-73  911E Coupe 2.4  911E Torga 2.4  9115 Coupe 2.4  911S Targa 2.4  72-73  72-73  72-73  72-73  Carrera RSL 'Touring"  Carrera RS 'Lightweight'  73  73  Careers Cpe. 2.7 US  Camera Targa 2.765  Carrera Cpe. Euro 10  92  74-75  74-77  74-77  74-77  74-77  76-77  13,019 7,303 5,027 935 1,430 2,131 9,964 7,968 (Add $2,000 for 1973 1/2 9111 with CIS injection.) 2,490 1,916 3,181) 1,914 1,360 200 Federolired Bumper Narrow-Body Cars Carrera Cpe. 21 Euro  9115 Coupe 2.7  911S Tarp° 21  16,977 inc. inc. inc. inc. ino. $10,000  $10,000  510,000  515,000  $15,000  $9,000  $9,000  S10.000  St 2,000  $10,000  $12,000  516,000  516,000  510,000  $11,000  512,000  $12,500  $18,000  518,000  $55,000 590,003 $18,000 $7,500 57.500 $9.500 59,500 $14 500 515,000 512,000 $14,000 S22,000 520,000  $10,000 510,000 S14,000 518.000 S14,000 $18000  522,000  520 000  S14,000 $15,000 $15,000 515,500 $25 000 523 000 575 000 5120 000 523,000 $10,000 $9,000 $13,000 $13,000 517,000 8  A (Additions: sunroof, $1,000, soft-window Targo, $3,000. Deductions: lour-speed transmission, $1,000; Sportomatic transmission, $1,500.) A 11/01 A 7/02 7/00 ACCESS OUR ARCHIVE OF CAR PROFILES. Upgrade to SON GOLD and get your password today! Sign up online at www.sportscarmarket.com or e-mail scmgold@sportscarmarket.com Sports Car Market 6/99 B (Two-piece windshield until April, '52. One-piece 'bent' window until Oct '55. Standard one-piece curved from then on.) B B B B 9/98 8/96 3/02 4/01 96 96-97 (Used MR only, luxury taxes paid.) 41 n/a n/a Price Range $135,000  5150,000  SCM Price Guide: Aston • Ferrari • Jaguar • Lambo • Porsche 2 B 6 -g g $150,000 $175 000 13 6/03 Carrera Targa Euro 3.0  911SC Coupe  911$C largo  76-77  inc. 911 "Weissoch" Ed.  911 Ferry Porsche Ed.  911SC Cabriolet  9115C: Federalized Bumper, Wide-Body Cars 78-83  78-83  80  82  13  35,607 27,678 408 2130 4,187 Turbo: 930 / 911/ 993 930 Turbo Cpe. (3.01)  930 Turbo Cpe. (3.0L)  930 Turbo Cpe. (3.3L)  911 Turbo (3.31)  75  76-77  78-85  911 Turbo Cab. (3.31) 911 Turbo Slant (131) 911 Turbo Tarp (3.314 C2 Turbo Cpe. (Type 964)     993 Twin Turbo  8649  87-89  87-89  87-89  91-93  96-97  284  2,596  10,004  4,363 2,002 675 657 5,125 (Add 20% for 1992 380-hp S models. 80 built.) n/o  (Deduct 25% for gray-market) Corners Carrera Tarp Carters Cabriolet Carrera Carrera Targa Carrera Cabriolet 84-86 84-86 84-86 8749 87-89 87-89 88  89  89  Carrera and Speedster 36,834 19,502 22,283 inc. inc. inc 340 25th Annie. Cpe.  25th Annie. Cab.  9/00 Speedster  964 Canners 2  Carrera 2 Targa  Carr. 2 Cab.  Carrera 4  Carr. 4 Targo  Corr. 4 Cab.  America Rdstr.  Carr. 2 Speedster  993 *10/00 A Carrera  Camera 4  Carrera Cabriolet  Carrera 4 Cabnolet  Carrera Targa  Careers 4S  Carrera S  8 A A 912 Cpe. (1.61)  (Add $500 for Tarp.) 912E Coupe (21)  914-41./1  76  70-73  2,099  914 114,479 $5,000 57 500 12/99 907  57,500 $I 0 000 875 inc. (For US, 120 coupes, 100 Cabs, 80 Tarps.) 89  90-91  90-91  90-91  89-91  90-91  90-91  92-93  93-94  95-97  95-96  95-97  95-97 96-97  96-97  97  66-69  2,065  n/a n/a n/o n/a n/a n/0 nto n/a 46,919 int inc. inc. inc. inc. 912 29,212 57 500 510 000 517,000 518,000 519,000 521,500 $22500 524,500 $25,000 (339 coupes, 1 Torga.) 523,500 527,500 543,000 524,500 $24,500 528000 524,500 524,500 530,000 545,000 $42,000 531.000 $34,500 537,500 539,000 540,000 S48,000 549.000 527 500 531 000 548,000 528 000 $28,000 $31,000 $28,500 528,500 $35,000 550,000 $41,000 $49,000 $46,500 $55,500 $57,500 555,500 561. 500 560 000 B 5/00 550 5504 RSK 6956S Abed Carrera RS 60/RS 61 904 CTS  906 (armors 6 910 $19,000 S20,000 522,000 $24,500 525,000 $28,000 529,500 C C C C C C 8/01 11/99 944 Coupe  944 Coupe  944 Coupe  944S2 Coupe  (Add $4,000 for factory wide-body appearance group, odd $44,000 for factory turbo-look.) Carters Club Span  944S2 Cabriolet  968 Coupe  968 Cabriolet  Booster Roadster  Boxster S Roadster  83-85 86-87 88-89 89-91 90-91 92-93 92-93 97-01 00-01 516.000  518,000  518,000  $22,000 $28,000 $25,000 525,000 535 000 580,000  522,000  523,000  525,000  526.000 535,000 $35,000 S35,000 542 500 595 000 C C C (2,918 US-legal production. All 1975, 1980-85 930s are gray-market Deduct 35% for gray market, 50./6 if no EPA/DOT papers.) 515,000 $15,000 $17,500 $18,000 $17,000 $19,000 $19,000 522,000 522.500 522000 B 9/00 B 9/00 914-6  914-661  9148  916 (2.7 RS spec cog.)  9145 (aka 914-8)  8 9/00 914-4 2.01  914-4 1.81  924  924 Turbo  924$ Coupe  928  9285  928S-4  918S-4  428S-4  (Add $1,500 for 928 GT.) 928 GTS  93-95 n/o  944 n/a n/a n/a n/o n/o n/a n/a S30,000 54,000 55 500 56 000 add $750, Turbo add $2,000, "5" Turbo, add $2,500.) 510,000 $14,500 S15,500 520.000 Roaster n/a n/a 522,500 527 000 Competition Cars (Price ranges for Competition Porsches are determined by provenance, completeness and originality. A can with all of its original ports and no stories will bring three to four times what a "bitsa" that has only a few authentic parts will.) 54-55 56-57 58-59 59-62 60-61 63-64  1966 908-01/908-02/908-03 917 LH/K/10/20/30 Carrera RSR 2.7 Carrera RSR 3.0 Carrera RSR 2.8 959 lomfort" 67-68 68-69 69-71 90 39 34 21 35 120 65 34 62 70 S325, 000 5350 000 5500,000 5375,000 5500,000 S375,000 (Production includes 104 four-cylinder 904s, 12 six-cylinder 904s, 5300,000 5350.000 5500,000 5750 000 (25 FIA non-turbo endurance cars, 20 Can-Am type open cars.) 57  73-74 73 86-88 109  (15 3.0 RSRs were built in 1974 for IROC.) 73 43 292 550 000 $100,000 5175 000 5150,000 5425 000 5450 000  A (Includes Le Mans coupes. Most 55086 were sold in the US and have only SCCA history. Add at least 29/0 for cars with international, documented provenance.) 5750,000 5500,000 S700 000 5450.000 6 night-cylinder $450 000 S550 000 5900 000 A A A 904s.) A 12/95 A 1/98 A 51 750 000 A 10/98 575,000 5200 000 5300 000 5175 000 A 7/02 A 7/97 A A 06/96 (Some 959s were built up from parts, and VIN numbers higher than 290 have been observed. "Komforr street models were equipped with power leather seats, air conditioning, power windows, etc.) 67-68  n/o  5650000  SI 000 000 546,000 56 500 51 000 58 000 514,000 520,000 520.000 525 000 527 500 535 000 C  8/00 C  12/02 Price Range 6 70-72 71 72 72 72  zoo 3,351 11 4 20 2 (Custom built for Porsche family members.) 73-76 74-76 77-82 78-83 87-88 78-82 83-86 87-88 89-90 91-92 inc. inc. 924 122,304 12,356 n/a 928 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 53.500 53,500 54,500 56,000 S9,000 512,CKK) 518,000 522,000 54,500 $5,500 $6,000 58,000 512,000 $13,500 523,000 528.000 D  9/01 510.000 S75.000 515 000 S75.000 5100 000 S6,000 $5,000 515,000 $150,000 S125,000 5125,000 S150,000 59,000 57,500 8 A A A A ji g

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Bike Buys / Paul Duchene 1989-2002 Suzuki GS500E C urrent 600-cc sport bikes offer the straight-line performance of a $250,000 Ferrari for $7,000. But novice riders soon find out that they can be a handful to live with, and won't hesitate to toss an inexperienced rider onto the pavement. A prudent motorcyclist who wants to eventually own a superbike will start with something that combines handling, brakes and comfort in an affordable and reliable package, and work his way up the motorcycle food chain from there. If you're buying your first motorcycle, the Suzuki GS500E is the ultimate bare-bones UJM (Universal Japanese Motorcycle). The number-one pick for under $5,000 in a recent Cycle World survey, it is hard to fault. The GS500E is comfortable for two—with a usefully low 30-inch seat height—and has excellent brakes, predictable handling and durable mechanicals. Because it's "naked," a slowspeed tip-over won't trash a $1,000 fairing. The 500-cc vertical twin has electric start and generates 40 horsepower. That's enough to propel you past the magic "ton," though you'll have to slip the clutch to launch quickly. Despite a rather soft front suspension, the GS500E is a great novice road race bike, though it has never been competitive with other 500-cc bikes. Suzuki ran a GS500E-only MONTHLY USAPPRAISAL MYSTERY PHOTO Response Deadline July 25, 2003 - ---, I) ,-.. ,  -  ....O., wo  7  Be — .0 Our Photo, Your Caption response the author of the most accurate, creative or provocative and receive a sure-to-be-collectible-someday 1/18 scale collector car model courtesy of USAppraisal. Ties will be arbitrarily and capriciously decided. e-mail: 94 Fax your response to 503/253-2234. copyed@sportscarmarket.com ; snailmail: Mystery, Box 16130, Portland OR 97292 P.O. Subscribe online www.octane-magazine.com Hotline number 01144 1795 414972 OCTANE is a new magazine from the UK, featuring the world's greate.1  and includes a regular column by Sir Stirling Moss. Subscribe to OCTANE now! (-,11 nirinsSO from the pioneers to the latest supercars, and the people and events that surround them. OCTANE is compiled by the best motoring writers and photographers, S vs BIZZARRINI .• but remember it's a novice bike, so check for crash damage from beginners who may have gotten the brake and clutch levers confused. Engines should be relatively quiet if valve adjustments have been made on schedule. If you're worried about your need for speed, you can buy performance options. Rebuild the front forks with stiffer springs, buy a race pipe, re-jet the carbs and fit an aftermarket fairing. You should be able to pick up 5-10 horsepower and push the top speed over 110.* Joe getting his knee pad dirty. class in the early 1990s, and the bikes were so evenly matched that fistfights occurred at 90 mph entering Turn One at Portland International Raceway. Like Formula Ford racing, the class was a great way to improve driving skills. Portland novice road racer Fred Joe paid $500 for his GS500E with a spare engine. He rides a 1,000-cc Aprilia on the street but says his GS500E allows him to increase his track skills at a rate he can process—with room for error. The GS500E changed little until 2001. At that point it got new instruments and a new seat, tank and tail section. Older bikes with needs cost nearly nothing to buy and perfect examples can be found for about $1,500, but don't expect to see them appreciate, ever. Nothing much goes wrong with GS500Es, Years produced  Colors  Transmission  Weight  Price new  Cost of full service/tune  Frame #  Value today  Engine #  1989-2002 Number produced  Engine  Red/white/blue/black and silver 60,000+ 497-cc air-cooled twin Five-speed 393 lb including valve adjustment On the headstock On the right side Beginning rider who wants to learn to go fast without getting repeated cases of road rash. Fun to ride: *tent* Ease of maintenance: Ilt*** Appreciation: Perfect GS500E owner: is best) It  $4,399 in 2002 $500 and up $210 SPECIAL 2issuFAR OCTANE MAGAZINE $75 SUBSCRIBE TO THE MODERN MAGAZINE FOR ALL CAR ENTHUSIASTS Sports Car Market

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Motobilia / Carl Bomstead Buy It All Object: 1907 Bugatti-Gasmotorenfabrik Duetz Contract—Lot # I 0 Auction: l'art et l'automobile; mail order; June 11,2003 Estimate: $10,000-$15,000 Sale Price: $10,638, including 15% buyer's premium J acques Vaucher has been a major player in the motobilia world for over a quarter of a century. After a career racing automobiles and selling Ferraris at Luigi Chinetti's famed dealership, Vaucher began dealing in automotive art in 1975. He opened his gallery, called Part et l'automobile (www.arteauto.com ), in New York City in 1981. It moved to its current location in East Hampton, N.Y., in 1996, where the gallery continues to serve as a source for automotive works of art, posters, mascots, and badges. Vaucher also has a booth full of goodies at the major automotive events throughout the country, as well as conducting a mail-order auction. This straightforward format allows the bidder to respond to cataloged items by mail, fax, e-mail, or phone. The 10th of these semi-annual mail-order auctions closed on June 11. Among the 320 lots offered were several unique Details of Ettore &Tata S duties.. pieces that did not meet the reserve. A table lamp commissioned by Henry Ford as a gift to his best distributors in Europe was estimated at 518,000$22,000, but the bidding fell far short. The lamp was designed by Jean Perzel and made of pieces plucked from a Ford parts bin, including a gear for the base and a chrome shield with the V8 logo. The auction's featured piece, a painting of Leon Thery winning the 1905 Gordon Bennett race by Pierre Andry-Farcy (Lot #147) also failed to sell, as the bidding did not reach the estimated range of $18,000-$25,000. Also surprising was that none of the auction's Porsche pieces changed hands. Vaucher reported mascots sold within their expected ranges and posters from the '50s and '60s did very well, while earlier ones received much less interest. An autographed color photograph of Michael Schumacher at speed taken at the 2001 Grand Prix at Monza exceeded the $ 00-$150 estimate, selling for $575, including buyer's premium. This was the first Fl race after the 9/11 tragedy, so out of respect for the victims the car carried no sponsorship and a blacked-out nose. The most interesting piece that sold was Lot #10, a signed contract between Ettore Bugatti and Gasmotorenfabrik Duetz, which stipulated the terms of the famed car constructor's duties as Chief Engineer. This was Bugatti's last position prior to starting the company that would bear his name. Included were two signed copies of the final contract (one in French, the other in German), a 1909 amendment and a letter signed by Bugatti acknowledging the amendment. The lot was estimated at $10,000-$15,000 but went slightly lower at $9,250, $10,638 with commission. The final lot of the auction was the entire business operation of Jacques Vaucher, including the l'art et l'automobile gallery, its inventory and auction operations. Jacques did not disclose if he received any bids, however, he retains ownership at this time. If you're interested in a new and exciting career, this might be something worth considering.* Classic Showcase Jaguar Specialists Creating Showcars "Offering a fine selection of European Vehicles" Order our FREE quarterly E-Newsletter! Jaguar Club News • Classic Car Features Upcoming Events • News and information you can use! NEXT ISSUE Featuring Monterey Weekend Visit us online at www.classicshowcase.com Sales: 760.747.9947 Restoration: 760.747.3188 Fax: 760.747.4021 San Marcos, CA 92069-3128 USA • management@classicshowcase.com September, 2003 95

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Twenty Year Picture How Do You Spell "Spike"? $400,000 $375,000 $350,000 $325,000 $300,000 $275,000 $250,000 $225,000 $200,000 $175,000 $150,000 $125,000 $100,000 $75,000 $50,000 19'84198519869871988 1990 1992 1993  1989  • • • -"Adift/I _ .+Arf 1 1991  1995 1994 1991 Lamborghini Diablo 1974 Ferrari 365 GT4 BB "Boxer" 1985 Ferrari Testarossa 1996 1998 2000 2002 1997 1999 2001  2003 Prices are for cars in excellent condition. This information is provided courtesy of the Black Book and Cars of Particular Interest Value Guide. CPI is the guide most often used by credit unions to determine load values of collectible domestic and imported cars. Ph: 888/760-2267. wwwblackbookusa.com • Steve Austin's Great Vacations & Sports Car Market introduces the ITALY & MONACO CAR COLLECTORS TOUR Join Keith Martin, Cindy Banzer and Steve Austin on a 9-day Car Collector and Motorheads extravaganza Touring in Italy & Monaco; Italian sports car factory tours and museums; admission to collector car auctions with private previews; special seating privileges at the 4th Monaco Historic Races; private paddock tours hosted by celebrity drivers and much more Tour Date: May 9-17, 2004 Tour Price: $3600 per person/twin occupancy/air not inc. For information or reservations, contact Steve Austin at: 1-800-452-8434 or steveaustingcanby.com Please note: For tour quality, we are limiting the tour size to a maximum of 40 people. Please book early 96 Sports Car Market

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Mystery Photo Answers PASSPORT RM AUCTIONS INC.  Present The 2nd Annual RM Monterey SCM Insiders' Seminar "THE UNFAIR ADVANTAGE" August 16, 2003 • Monterey, CA Sad Stack 4-sale: Restorable, collectable collection, includes lift, too! But wait, includes money tree with lift, also!—Glenn Pierce, Fresno, CA Even as they grew older, they still fought over the top bunk.—Ron Miller, Gibsonia, PA Gazing down through the horizontal bars, the inmates watched as their cars slowly disappeared.—Bob Bayuk, Annandale, NJ # 2025-1962 Ferrari 330 America, "ExKeith Martin" one-off elevated to new heights. Oil leaks corrected. Cond: 5. Sold at $11,500. Good money for a project car with great stories.—M3WGOLF@aoLcom Few purchasers of new Ferrari 250 GTEs paid attention to the "Do you wish to be a donor" portion of their delivery documents until it was much too late.—Lawrence Hamilton Pugh, New Orleans, LA Vanquished suitors to left and right, their legs torn off, the mounted female has provocatively opened her abdominal sac and will accept the Alpha male, now at full extension.—Bill Orth, Highlands Ranch, CO My, Mr. Shaughnessy's garden looks especially fetching this year.—Chris Christiansen, via e-mail Whaddaya mean "Lost Ticket Pays Maximum Amount 91919!"—Dasperb@aoLcom The dealer never explained what a major service on my new Ferrari would entail, let alone how long it would take.—Jerry Reisinger, Thousand Oaks, CA Italian long-term parking.—Frank Besson, Los Angeles, CA Cool! Is that a factory original Ferrari hoist?—Chris Lydiksen, via e-mail And this month's winner of a sure-to-hecollectible-someday 1:18 scale model courtesy of Dave Kinney 's USAppraisal is Lawrence Hamilton Pugh, for encouraging all of us to read the fine print in our contracts.* September, 2003 Name  (If registering for more than one person, please place additional details on separate sheet.) Address  City  State  Best Phone E-mail  Enclosed is my check made out to Sports Car Market  Card # Exp Fax  Payment in Full Required 0 Charge my VISA/MC  Signature Send this form to SCM Monterey Seminar 2003 P.O. Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292 Fax 503/253-2234; Phone 503/261-0555 x206; e-mail: david.slama@sportscarmarket.com Total Amount $ Zip  SPACE IS LIMITED! DEADLINE - AUGUST 8, 2003 (Reservations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Don't be left out!) Don't be left out! Learn how to buy and sell smart. Keith Martin and the experts at SCM will share with you, in a new multimedia presentation, the secrets that they have learned from years of buying, selling and appraising cars professionally. Use the information to take the upper hand in private negotiations or public bidding. Avoid having dreaded buyer's remorse and relax in the security of knowing you have made wise decisions. Following the presentation there will be an expert-led field walk through the cars going up for auction. See and learn how an expert examines a car. Get one-on-one advice and tips that will save you money, time and frustration. The seminar will be held on Saturday, August 16th, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Doubletree Hotel in Monterey. 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 $175, $300 for two for SCM subscribers. (Non-subscribers, $225/$400.) Tuition is refundable, less a $50 processing fee, if requested prior to July 31, 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 . One-Day Seminar • The Field Walk: Experts Help You Inspect Cars • Unlimited Consultation with SCM Professionals • Tips That Will Give You The Unfair Advantage • And Much, Much More Collector Car & Boat !rumen« FINANCIAL SERVICES Premier

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Glovebox Notes A brief look at cars of interest that have passed through the SCM stable. ***Or* is best 2003 BMW Z4 2.5i Price as tested: $39,690 Likes: Curvaceous nose is striking, with design cues borrowed from the top-model Z8 roadster; silky straight-six engine; plenty of power even with base 2.5-liter and five-speed auto; still the best steering in the business; very little wind noise or turbulence; roomy trunk. Gripes: Uncomfortable seats; low, poor driving position; new gauge cluster harder to read; slabby dash with plasticky wood trim looks more at home in near-luxury sedan than sports car; sound system inadequate with top down. Fun to drive: *ler* Fun to look at: ***** (love Chris Bangle), or, * (wish he would stop making all BMWs look like cartoon cars) Overall ownership experience: *I reV1 Verdict: No longer the basic sports car the Z3 started out as, the Z4 has more personality and is a quantum leap ahead in the details. It's more upscale and mature, with interior appointments to make it seem more luxury touring coupe than sports car, its distinction among current roadsters.—Bengt Halvorson/Keith Martin 2003 Nissan 350Z "Performance" Good for either collectors or kids, this cherry red, steel-construction pedal racer has fancy features like adjustable pedals, pleated upholstery, a real wood steering wheel and a chrome hood ornament and hubcaps. The magstyle "fatty" wheels are powder coated. Price: $199.95. Blue Diamond Classics, 402/3233200, www.speedwaymotors.com . Price as tested: $31,048 Likes: Beautiful shape and design that's not too retro; top-notch, all-around performer; torquey and rev-happy engine; excellent six-speed gearbox; crisp, direct handling with plenty of road feel; attractive interior materials. Gripes: Very poor visibility due to sloping back pillar and narrow rear window; high level of road noise; seats lack lateral support; flat cargo floor with no way of keeping things in place (a simple cargo net is optional). Fun to drive: lIrCentr Fun to look at: Irf Sport Seat Office Chair Stay  Overall ownership experience: ter Verdict: Fun and cheap! With its bargain $27k base price and uncompromised sports-car approach, Nissan wisely takes into account the mistakes of its bloated, overpriced '90s flagship 300ZX. The new Z is so powerful and capable it takes an open disrespect of speed limits to be able to fully enjoy it on public roads. Like most sports cars, it lacks some practical appointments that would make it a good daily driver. But who cares?—Bengt Halvorson 98 As we're still waiting for the US arrival of Lotus' lightweight Elise, brush up on your appreciation of the wedge-shaped supercar that still looks fast when it's standing still—the Lotus Esprit. They'd also make a bargain gift for a car-crazy teenage son. Lotus Cars USA is offering a limited-edition, four-poster set featuring the Esprit. It includes three 38-by26-inch posters and one 26-by-19-inch poster. Price: $19.95. Gamester, 800/245-6887, www.lotuscars.com. Virtual Racing Chassis This virtual racing chassis might help you experience your racing dreams in your own living room. Just install one of the many advanced steering-wheel controllers that come with separate pedals, such as the Logitech Driving Force, Pro Force Feedback or Thrustmaster Nascar. Once it's together, it will give a much more "in-the-driver's-seat" experience sup- ported every day at the office with this high-performance automotive seat turned into an office chair. Corbeau's Sport Seat has an  design,  molded  Neat Stuff / Bengt Halvorson Whitewall Radials for Mercedes-Benz Bring  your mid-'60s through late-'70s Mercedes-Benz back to proper form with some periodlook rubber. Featuring a full-profile polyester-and-steel design, all-season tread pattern and whitewall stripe, these 185HR14 tires closely match those originally offered on Benzes of that era. Proclaimed "...the perfect replacement for these European classics." Marked "E" for European use, and speed-rated "H" (up to 130 mph). Price: $165.00 each. Coker Tire, 800/251-6336, www.coker.com. Lotus Esprit Posters han if you were sitting on the La-Z-Boy. The 'virtual" race car comes with a soft-foam fiberglass racing seat, welded, powder-coated steel frame, adjustable pedal and steering-wheel mounts (to fit those up to 6'6"), and Velcro wraps for accessory attachments. Available in red or black. Price: $299.00. Bob Earl Racing, 415/892-4412, www.bobearlracing.com . Nostalgia Racer Pedal Car orthopedic with firm, high-density  to help provide good support. The seat is fully adjustable, including the headrest. Fits up to a 38-inch waist; the wide version will fit up to a 42-inch waist. The chair's running gear features a rolling, height-adjustable hydraulic base and molded armrests. Price: $614. Apex Performance, 866/345-1178, www.apexperformance.net. Sports Car Market injectionfoam

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Best fireside auto mag around. Every issue I laugh, learn and get just a bit wiser in the ways of the collector car hobby.—Kevin Cobley, Mount Vernon, WA Fantastic magazine and getting better every month.—Nils DuIlum, Portland, OR I still contend that there is too much discrepancy in condition ratings. The same car is called a #1 and #3 in different auctions.—Alan Grossman, Willits, CA. Alan, we understand your concern. However, judging a car can be a highly individualistic undertaking. While it is rare to rate the same car #1 and #3, differences up to a point are not uncommon. One analyst may give extra weight to paint, another to interior. We hope you can use the comments from both and come to your own conclusion.—K.M. Comments With Your Renewals Maybe a paragraph and picture of famous racing/auto personalities and their favorite car, if they could own only one. Keep up the good work.—Robert Davis, Avon by the Sea, NJ Hope this renewal helps Cindy on her way to that blue Ferrari! —Ray Levy, Frankfort, IL A little coverage of the sale of modified or slightly above-stock racing sports cars, e.g., GTVs, 2002s, 510s, Datsun roadsters, modified Pintos, etc.—Matthew Cockburn, Seattle, WA Don't call my car a pig! —Conrad Stevenson, Berkeley, CA. Are you talking about your nice Colli-bodied Giulia station wagon or the nasty Swiss-cheese Giulietta SS you have stowed behind the garage?—K.M. How about a monthly column on blunders and stupid mistakes? We could learn from each other's mistakes. ... We won't, but we could.—Chuck Perry, Atlanta, GA. Chuck, sadly, it seems my own column has become an on-going saga of red-mist influenced purchases and credit-card-maxing repairs.—K.M. Muy Buena su publicacion! La leo de punta a punta. Muchos saludos.—Carlos Amato, Los Angeles, CA. Michas gracias! Realmente apreciamos su apoyo.—K.M. More Alfa Romeo. Some bargain, cheap, fun cars.—Ronald, Classic Owners Insurance, Newport Beach, CA And thanks to all of you for your thoughtful comments and your renewals.—Cindy Banzer and Keith Martin• i411111 VALLEY IDAHO PREMIER COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION 250 CARS EXPECTED! You Are Invited To Atten,' is A Seller, Buyer, or Spectator!!! AUGUST 30" & 31 ST, 2003 (non-refundable) Entry Fees:Numbers 1-10, 201-210 Price I UPCOMING EVENTS • PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA • Oct. 18 • PORTLAND, OREGON • Nov. 1 • TACOMA, WASHINGTON • Sept. 13 • FORT MCDOWELL ARIZONA, AUCTION • Jan. 16-18 • ARIZONA IN THE FALL • Nov. 8 & 9 • BOISE, IDAHO • Nov. 15 September, 2003 SUN VALLEY LODGE $100 11-100, 211-300 100-135, 300+ $200 $10C-1-1 Commissions: 4% NO RESERVE ($150 Minimum), 7% WITH RESERVE ($300 Minimum) --Visit our web site for calendars, cars scheduled for auction, market reports of cars sold, useful buying & selling tips-- 54‘44010* COLLECTOR CAR AUCTIONS TO BUY OR SELL 1-800-255-4485 WWW.SILVERAUCTIONS.COM 99

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SCM Showcase Gallery Just $44/month ($66 non-subscribers). E-mail photo (300 dpi jpg) to artdir@sportscarmarket.com . Or call Tyler at 503/261-7127 x202. We will bill you. 40 words max, subject to editing. Deadline is the 25th of each month. Wanted: Ferrari 308 GTS carb or QV. SCM Managing Editor Cindy Banzer has decided its time for her to have her own Ferrari. No-stories car, friendly price, please. Blue or other interesting color preferred. Will fly in and drive home. 503/261-0304, cbanzer@sportscarmarketcom. (OR) 1982 Lancia high performance estate. 2000 i.e. stunning original condition. 66k miles, 5-speed. blue cloth, Euro version, always garaged. $5,900. bertoneman@aol.com . 864/304-6537. (SC) (Oct) 1955 Pegaso Z-102 hardtop coupe with body by Touring of Italy. One of 89 cam made by Spanish factory. RHD. 3.2-liter V8 four-cam rebuilt 20 years ago with low mileage since. Located in Europe. Call for photos and more details. $250k. 415/897-0862. (CA) (Oct) 1954 Chevrolet Street Rod pickup. 350 tpi V8, 700 R-4, power disc brakes, power steering, stereo w/remote, neat truck. $19,500. 814/725-2520. (PA) (Oct) 1964 Apollo Coupe (#35). 215 V-8 with T-10 4-spd; owned 20 yrs; very complete and original including paint, leather interior and Borranis. Recently inspected by Milt Brown. $18K. 707/279-4886, neslo@sabetnet. (CA) (Oct) 1 1940 Packard 160 touring sedan. 55,000 original miles, overdrive. Radio, heater, excellent mechanical condition. $22,500/offer. 510/234-1940. (CA) (Oct) Wanted: Ferrari Daytona Spyder conversion, serious cash buyer. sbdan@cox.net . Daniel Albert 805/896-9652. (CA) 1934 Bentley 3 112 Liter Freestone & Webb Coupe. Excellent mechanicals and cosmetics. Drives wonderfully and ready to go anywhere. $62,000. Fantasy Junction, 510/653-7555, fantasyjunction.com . (CA) 1970 March 707 Can-Am. Ex-Chris Amon, Peter Agg. Excellent condition. Professionally prepared and maintained. Spares package. $275,000. Fantasy Junction, 510/653-7555, fantasyjunction.com . (CA) 1982 Mirage M12B #002. Last of the glorious Mirage line. 4 liter Cosworth DFL, aluminum chassis with only original test mileage. $145,000. Fantasy Junction, 5101653-7555, fantasyjunction.com . (CA) 1953 Siata 208-S, #BS-529. 2 liter Fiat V-8. Runs well. Highly original. Perfect for any show or tour. $235,000. Fantasy Junction, 510/653-7555, fantasyjunction.com . (CA) 1953 XK 120 roadster TWO-TIME NATIONAL WINNER. Judged the closest thing to perfection. Extremely strong engine with 3.8-litre block. Drive or show. $159,500. 480/951-0777, www.docsjags.com . (AZ) 1960 XK 150 "S" roadster 5/nT831819DN. 3,500 miles since full rebuild in 2000. Matching numbers, new chrome, paint, interior and Axons. All records. $82,500. 480/951-0777, www.docsjags.com . (AZ) 1963 E-type Coupe, silver blue with biscuit hides. Just completed full rotisserie restoration. Matching numbers, black plate car. $46,900. 480/951-0777, www.docsjags.com . (AZ) 1978 VW Camper, 101,000 miles, motor rebuilt at 80,000, 2 liter Fl motor, runs excellently, all original. $5,500. Phone or fax 607/962-8693. (NY) 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE 3.5 Coupe. Black with tan interior. Excellent condition and well maintained. A superb California car for the discriminating collector. $36,000. E-mail me for more details (serious inquiries only, please). Car located in Los Angeles. jberger@salick.com . 1966 Jaguar E-type roadster. Lacquer, Bartlett leather, matching #s, older restoration, receipts, driving pleasure. $34,500, Don, M-F, 916/4895361. (CA) 2003 Mallett Corvette Z06 Hammer (VIN: 1G1YY12S035107341), Electron Blue/Mod Torch Red leather, 6-spd, 17 miles, every available GM option plus chrome Z06 rims, naturally aspirated 475 crank hp and 470 ft-lb torque (402 hp @ rear wheels), very rare and very fast $70,055. Brian 812/867-5015. (IN) 2001 Lotus Esprit V8 twin-turbo (VIN: SCCDC08291HA10190), yellow/black lthr w/yellow piping, 5,700 original miles, 5-spd, 350hp, keyless entry w/alarm, Alpine CD, 6-spoke OZ rims, 2 owners, serviced, no paintwork, clean CarFax and AutoCheck reports. $68,500 obo. Brian 81218675015. (IN) 1986 Martini Super V, Didier Theys, winner Proseries, all parts available from factory, 12 extra wheels, spares galore. Chuck Dietrich 419/625-2389. (OH) 95 Lotus Esprit $4, rare, all black, babied, 15,000 mile exotic that has been impeccably maintained. rddvId@aol.com . $35,000. 805/479-2021. (CA) 46 HRG 1100— the first post-war car built by HRG. One of only 49 of the desirable SWB 'S' Series. Older British restoration. Fresh rebuilt engine, clutch, gearbox. A happy driver. thefords@epix.net $32,500 Gary Ford 610/294-9565. (PA) 37 Jaguar SS 100 — a matching numbers 2.5 litre. Show condition. 1st Place Amelia Island '03. Dark green with brown leather and black complete weather equipment. In collection of previous owner 30 years. thefords@epix.net $185,000 Gary Ford 610/294-9565. (PA)

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SCM Text Classifieds Info 1971 Porsche 911S Targa. Tangerine with black sport seats. Very nicely preseved European spec car. Tools, jack kit, service records. $16,900 860/ 350-1140. (CT) 85 Ferrari 400i, red, tan leather, 15,000 miles, dual a/c, complete new exhaust system, handsome car. $45,000. 757/412-0071. (VA) 57 Porsche 356A. Vintage racer, autocrosser, outlaw, parts car or just a (potential) driver. Great project car for the "do it yourselfer." Does not run. Body stripped to bare metal with typical rust. No dreamers please. $2,750 or trades; delivery is available. 206/526-9374 (4 to 8 p.m. PDT) or e-mail tparkhurst@hotmail.com . (WA) Just $15 ($25 non-subscribers) for up to 40 words, text-only classifieds. E-mail text and section it goes in to artdir@sportscarmarket.com . We will bill you. OR Fax to 503/253-2234 with Visa/MC. Deadline is the 25th of each month. 1953 XK 120 Drop Head Coupe, BRG, New Tan roof by Bassetts. New Sage Green Interior. Fitted leather suitcases. $45,000. 215/646-6299. (PA) 65 Austin-Healey Sprite — Red with new black interior, soft top, mechanicals, exhaust, tires, etc, comes with hard top & luggage rack. Rust free CA car. 10 footer that needs paint. $5,300 obo. 206/367-3406. (WA) 57 Aurelia B205. Nardi-equipped. 18-year owner. Carrera graphics. Sympathetic restoration. Offers near $40,000. Call and discuss. Jack 800/8862701. (MO) 1960 Chrysler 300F. $33,000. Complete restoration in 1997. Original 413 engine with crossrams. Many options. 814/466-6115 or mavche@engr. psu.edu . (PA) (Oct) 55 Alfa Romeo 1900CSS Superleggera: Body by Touring, totally original car with FIVA, ACI, RIAR documentation, continuously registered in Milan (black plate) since new. Engine rebuilt prior to participating in 2003 Mille Miglia. Borrani wheels, etc. 23,000 km. $75,000. msoussou@asrco.com 203/863-0991. (CT) 1954 MG TF 1250 cc, 3100 miles since frame off restoration. Black, red interior, tan top and tonneau cover. Wire wheels. Perfect condition. Asking $21,500. Lee Wolff 216/496-9492. (OH) 83 Ferrari 512BB1. SN 44811. Red w/black trim, black interior w/gray cloth inserts. Two-owner, excellent-condition California car since new w/29k miles. California registered w/BAR sticker, EPA and DOT releases. Fully serviced by FAL Books, tools, extras. No needs except a new home. $75,000 415/509-6484. (CA) 57 Jaguar XK 140 roadster, match #, close-ratio gearbox, nice together car stored many years, needs full restoration. $24,000 obo. Jerry Bensinger 330/759-5224 days. (OH) ITALIAN CONCOURS , — $ FERRARL., MASERATV OF SEATTLE .41 suttQui ., mi14hO 315pO1til Ahd V12 gnyineeting  THE 12TH ANNUAL SEATTLE ITALIAN CONCOURS 13' ELEGANCE, SUNDAY, AUG. 31ST 2003 FROM HANI UNTIL 5PM ON PIER 62/63, LOCATED ON THE BEAUTIFUL SEATTLE WATERFRONT (NEXT TO THE SEATTLE AQUARIUM). THIS YEAR, THE FEATURED MARQUE WILL BE “LAMBORGHINI" IN HONOR OF THEIR 40TH ANNIVERSARY. WWW.ITALIANCONCOURS.ORG -4 iel Cl ig* e1011 s-4 )1:"I'S CAN ISE R N JO'S' gum= IIDRY COIPONArION

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Resource Directory AUCTION COMPANIES Advertise in the SCM Resource Directory. Call 503/261-7127 x202 for information, e-mail: artdir@sportscarmarket.com. Cosmopolitan Motors LLC. 206/ Artcurial-Briest-Poulain-Le Fur. 33-01 42 99 20 20, fax 33-01 42 99 20 21. Maison de vente aux encheres, 7, Rond-Point des Champs Elysees, 75008 Paris. e-mail: artcurial@auction.fr. www.poulainlefur.com. (FR) Barrett-Jackson Auction. 480/421- 6694, fax 480/421-6697. 3020 North Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251. e-mail: info@barrett-jackson.com. www.barrett-jackson.com . (AZ) Bonhams. 415/391-4000, fax 415/ 391-4040. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94103; Montpelier St., Knightsbridge, London, SW7 1HH. 44207-228-8000, fax 44-207-585-0830. www.bonhams.com. (CA) Christie's. 310/385-2699, fax 310/ 385-0246. 360 N. Camden Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. www.christies.com . (CA) Dana Mecum Auction Company. 815/568-8888, fax 815/568-6615. P.O. Box 422, Marengo, IL 60152. www.mecumauction.com . (IL) eBay Motors, a part of eBay Inc. List your car for sale for only $40 and pay $40 more when it sells. Visit the "Services" section on www.ebaymotors.com for more details. H&H Classic Auctions. 44-1925 730630, fax 44-1925 730830 Whitegate Farm, Hatton Lane, Hatton, Cheshire, England. WA4 4BZ info@classicauctions.co.uk, www.classic-auctions.com . (UK) Kruse International. 800/968-4444, fax 260/925-5467. P.O. Box 190, Auburn, IN 46706. www.kruseintemational.com . (IN) Kensington Motor Group, Inc. 631/537-1868, fax 631/537-2641. P.O. Box 2277, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. KenMotor@aol.com . (NY) Palm Springs Auctions Inc./Keith McCormick. 760/320-3290, fax 760/323-7031. 244 N. Indian Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, CA 92262. classiccarauction.com. (CA) RM Auctions, Inc. 310/246-9880, fax 310/246-9744. 9300 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. #550, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. www.rmauctions.com . (CA) Russo and Steele. 602/252-2697, www.russoandsteele.com . (AZ) Silver Auctions. 800/255-4485, 2020 N. Monroe, Spokane, WA 99205. silver@spokane.net; www.silverauctions.com. (WA) Santiago Collector Car Auctions. 800/994-2816, fax 405/8436251. 7321 N. Classen Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73116. E-mail Rocky: rockydb5@sbcglobal.net . (OK) APPRAISALS Dave Brownell's Vintage Auto Appraisals. Phone 802/362-4719; fax 802/362-3007. 25-plus years experience nationwide and internationally. Single cars or entire collections. Brass cars to contemporary supercars. Complete services from pre-purchase to insurance, donation, estate, expert witness. E-mail: dbrownell@sprynet.com. (VT) Charles W. Clarke. Phone/fax: 860/658-2714. Automotive consultant/ appraiser. Hartford, Connecticut area base. State of Connecticut licensed. 40-plus years automotive experience, appraisals and wherewithal to address most any situation. We can travel. E-mail: cwc-cars@cox.net. (CT) 102  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: appra isals@cosmopolitanmotors.com . (WA) USAppraisal. 703/759-9100. 25 years experience with collector automobiles, available nationwide. Call or visit our Web site. David H. Kinney, ASA (Accredited Senior Appraiser, American Society of Appraisers). E-mail: dhkinney@usappraisal.com; www.usappraisal.com . (VA) Joseph L. Troise Appraisals. 415/ 332-8183. Serving SF Bay Area and northern California. Prompt, personal, professional and affordable service for insurance, legal, IRS and pre-purchase inspection. Free phone consultations. joetro@pacbell.net ; www.bestyellow.com/ classic/index.htm. (CA) Auto Appraisal Group. 800/848-2886. Serving 33 states, valuation, insurance, divorce, trusts, estates, charitable gifts, diminished value, pre-purchase inspections, expert witness. www.autoappraisal.com, e-mail: aag@autoappraisal.com. "Not just one man's opinion." (VA) Classic Car Research. 248/557-2880. fax 248/557-3511. 15 years in business, 1AAA, for loans, estates, divorce, insurance and pre-purchase. Detroit area, will travel. wwwjmkclassiccars.com or kawifreek@msn.com . (MI) Dean V. Kruse. 260/927-1111, fax 260/920-2222. Certified appraiser with 35 years in the business, appraisals completed for most of nationwide banks and insurance companies. Kruse International auctions more than 10,000 collector cars per year. One car or collections, donators, estates, disputes, pre-purchase inspections, attorneys, buyers, sellers. All inquiries kept confidential. E-mail: dkruse@myvine.com. (IN) Featherman & Co. Inc. 610/645-5595. Scott Featherman has over 20 years experi- ence and is both a certified IAAA appraiser and ASE master technician. Complete services include appraisals, pre-purchase inspections, expert witness and advisory. Personal, prompt, confidential—available nationwide. For more information, see our listing in SCM Display Advertisers Index. E-mail: scott@feathco.com, Web: www.FeathemianCo.com . (PA) AUTOMOBILIA Spyder Enterprises: 831/659-5335, fax 831-659-5335. Authentic vintage posters, postcards, memorabilia (1960s and earlier); mainly focused on Porsche, Ferrari and racing. Leather accesories for Porsche 356; Halon fire extinguishers for your classic car; Ferrari 250/275/330 repro tool kits. Free 36 page list of all items by e-mail at: singer356@aol.com . (NY) L'art et Pautomobile gallery & auction house: 631/329-8580. 25 years of experience, 2 auctions yearly (June & December), catalog subscription $20/year or online at www.arteauto.com . We carry a large collection of out-of-print books, vintage posters, prints, artwork, literature, memorabilia, etc. E-mail: jvautoart@aol.com, fax: 631/329-8589. (NY) BUY/SELL/GENERAL Cosmopolitan Motors LLC. 206/ 467-6531, fax 206/467-6532. 2030 8th Ave., Seattle, WA 98121. Experts in collector cars worldwide. Whether buying, selling, evaluating, consigning or appraising, we cut the edge on the current market. Over I 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@cosmopolitan motors.com. (WA) eBay Motors, a part of eBay Inc. The World's Online Marketplace. Consistently ranked the best automotive site on the Web by Nielsen/NetRatings. Everyday drivers, collector cars, auto parts and accessories, motorcycles and automobilia. List your car for sale for only $40 and pay $40 more when it sells. Every vehicle transaction is covered by $20,000 in free insurance. Visit the "Services" section on www.ebaymotors.com for more details. Fantasy Junction. 510/653-7555, fax 510/653-9754, www.fantasyjunction.com , e-mail sales@fantasyjunction.com . Specializing in European collectible autos and racing cars from the 1920s to the 1970s, with over 50 cars in stock. Bruce Trenery has over 25 years experience in this business, based in the East Bay area. Clients and contacts worldwide with satisfaction as the hallmark. 1145 Park Ave., Emeryville, CA 94608. (CA) 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.grandprixclassics.com. (CA) Oldtimer Garage. 41-31-819 00 00, fax 41-31-819 51 91. Gurbestrasse 3, CH-3I25, Toffen, Bern, Switzerland. www.oldtimergarage.com. (CH) www.historicalcars.com We BuyWe 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: 443/342-0755, E-mail. sales@motorcities.com . (UT) COLLECTOR CAR FINANCING J.J. Best Banc & Company. 800/ USA-1965, fax 508/945-6006. The largest national leader on Antique, Classic, Exotic, Rod and Sports Cars with rates starting at 7.99% and long terms from 5 to 12 years. Call, fax or e-mail your application today for quick 10 minute approval. Efficient and professional service is what you deserve so don't hesitate, call us today to be in the driver's seat of your dream car tomorrow. wwwjjbest.com . (MA) COLLECTOR CAR INSURANCE American Collectors Insurance. 800/360-2277. We've been taking the hassle-and expense-out of insuring collector vehicles since 1976. Get the col- lector coverage you need, at a price you won't believe! Visit us online for an instant rate quote, www.AmericanCollectors.com, or call toll-free. Available in all states except AK and HI. (NJ) Hagerty Collector Car Insurance. 800/922-4050. Collector cars aren't like their late-model counterparts. These classics actually appreciate in value so standard market policies that cost significantly more won't do the job. 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 . (MI) American Hobbyist Insurance. 800/395-4835. From "brass & wood" antiques to modem day classics, our program accepts a wide range of collector vehicles. Enjoy excellent coverage & low "collector" rates. No strict mileage limitations in most states. Call toll-free or visit us online at American Hobbyist.com . (FL) COLLECTOR CAR LEASING Premier Financial Services. 203/ 267-7700, fax 203/267-7773. With over 20 years of experience specializing in exotic, classic and vintage autos, our Lease/Purchase plan is ideal for those who wish to own their vehicle at the end of the term as well as those who like to change cars frequently. Our Simple Interest Early Termination plan allows you the flexibility of financing with the tax advantages of leasing. We make leasing as simple as turning the key. www.WhyNotLease.com. (CT) Putnam Leasing. 866/90-LEASE (866/905-3273). Never get in a car with strangers. Custom-tailored, leaseto-own financing for your dream car. Easy, fast and dependable. Exclusive leasing agent for Barrett-Jackson. Cavallino and Ferrari Club of America 2004 International Meet. Go with people you trust. Call toll free or visit www.PutnamLeasing.com. (CT) RESTORATION/GENERAL Guy's Interior Restorations. 503/ 224-8657, fax 503/223-6953. Awardwinning interior restoration. Leather dyeing and color matching. 431 NW 9th, Portland, OR 97209. (OR) 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. (CO) CLASSIC CAR TRANSPORT Cosdel International 415/777-2000, fax 415/543-5112. Now in its 33rd year of international transport. Complete service, including import/export, customs clearances, DOT and EPA, air/ocean, loading and unloading of containers. Contact Martin Button, (CA) e-mail: info@cosdel.com; www.cosdel.com. (CA) Passport Transport. 800/325-4267, fax 314/878-7295. Classic and specialty cars delivered anywhere in the USA. Special event services, including Pebble Beach, Monterey Histories, BarrettJackson, and Auburn. Standard-of-theindustry service since 1970. www.passporttransport.com . (MO) Sports Car Market

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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) Intercity Lines, Inc. 800/221-3936, fax 413/436-9422. Rapid, hassle-free, coast-to-coast service. Insured, enclosed transport for your valuable car at affordable prices. State-of-the-art satellite transport tracking. Complete service for vintage races, auctions, relocation moves. www.intercitylines.com . (MA) 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. 717/8591585. Talk to me anytime. Thank you. (PA) Concours Transport Systems. 253/ 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) ENGLISH 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 RollsRoyce and Jaguar technician. Located an hour and a half from the New York Metropolitan area. Pick-up and delivery arranged. Call Jeff Palmero. (NY) 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. (OR) 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. (OR) Austin - Healey Austin-Healey Club USA. 888/ 4AHCUSA, fax 503/528-0533. 8002 NE Hwy 99, Ste B PMB 424, Vancouver, WA 98665-8813. Oldest national Austin-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. (OR) 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. (OK) Automotive Restorations, Inc./ Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (ARI/ VRS), 203/377-6745, fax 203/386-0486, 1785 Barnum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614. September, 2003  Classic, special interest and race cars. Sales, restoration and transportation. www.VintageRacingServices.com, www .AutomotiveRestorations.com. (CT) 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, FL. 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. (FL) 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 of Jaguar enthusiasts in US/Canada. 52 local clubs provide social and other activities. JCNA sponsors championships in concours, rally, slalom. Members receive hi-monthly Jaguar Journal magazine. www.jcna.com. (BC) Niorgan Northshore Sportscars. 847/247- 0447. 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, northshores portscars.com , Lake Bluff, IL. (IL) Rolls - Roy ce/Rentley 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. VintageRacingServices.com, Automotive Restorations.com . (CT) Peter Hageman, Vintage Automobiles. 206/954-1961, fax 425/287-0660. P.O. Box 554, Kirkland, WA 98033. Prewar European autos, Bentley and Rolls-Royce, specializing in vintage Bentleys. (WA) ALFA ROMEO Parts Jon Norman's Alfa Parts. 510/5259435, fax 510/524-3636. Large selection of parts from 1900 series to Milano. Efficient, personal service. 1221 Fourth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710. (CA) Centerline. 303/447-0239, fax 303/ 447-0257. Restoration and replacement parts. Giulietta through 164. Free catalog. www.centerlinealfa.com . (CO) 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. (VA) Performance Motoring Associates 831/338-9703, fax 831/338-2031. Former Alfa Romeo dealer and SCCA racing champion, Al Leake has over 30 years of experience to compliment his new restoration shop. Specializing in Giulietta/Guilia. Extensive inventory of cars, racing components and parts. Lightweight body panels, Sebring racing suspensions and complete restorations now available. E-mail Alleake@aol.com, 12895 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, CA 95006. alfaromeorestorations.com (CA) The DiFatta Brothers, LTD. 800/ 638-7656 (orders). 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 . (MD) 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 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. (OR) Dan Sommers's Veloce Motors. 503/274-0064. 1425 NW Flanders, Portland, 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. (OR) FERRARI / MASERATI / LAMBORGHINI 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. (OR) Garry Roberts & Company. 949/ 650-2690, fax 949/650-2730. 922 Sunset Dr., Costa Mesa, CA 92627. Specializing in sales of Ferrari and other exotics. Consignments, brokerage services, references available. Extensive computer database. Whether buying or selling, call. (CA) 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 of pre - early '60s. (IT) war period and '50s and I constantly collect and sell all Ferraris, Maseratis and Lamborghin is. 310/274-7440, fax 310/274-9809, simonrandy@aol.com . If I don't have what you seek, 1 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) Symbolic Motor Car Company. 858/454-1800, fax 858/454-1890. 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. www.symbolicmotors.com. (CA) Michael Sheehan. 949/646-6086, fax 949/646-6978. Always looking for cars to buy, from rare one-offs to serial production ordinaries. Ferrari, Lamborghini, Lotus—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. www.ferrarisonline.com. (CA) Thomas Shaughnessey Consulting. 949/366-6211, fax 949/366-6827. Professional buyer of Ferraris, primarily '505, '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. (CA) Automotive Restorations, Inc./ Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (AM/ VRS). 203/377-6745, fax 203/386-0486, 1785 Barnum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614. Classic, special interest and race cars. Sales, restoration and transportation. www.VintageRacingServices.com, www .AutomotiveRestorations.com. (CT) GERMAN Mercedes-Benz Alex Dearborn in Topsfield, MA. 978/887-6644, fax 978/887-3889. Buying, selling and trading vintage Mercedes. Specializing in 300SLs. Large database of older MBs. www.dearbomauto.com . (MA) GuH 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. (CA) Mercedes-Benz Club of America. 800/637-2360. MBCA, 1907 Lelaray St., Colorado Springs, CO 80909. World's largest Mercedes-Benz club, 33,000 members, all models, 1886onward; excellent 120-page color magazine, The Star, with how-to tech articles, history, new models, racing, hundreds of cars for sale, ads free to members, much more. New car raffle, tech assistance, national events, more; dues $45/yr. www.mbca.org. (CO) 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. (CT) Porsche 356 Registry. 810/688-9090, fax 810/688-9091. 356 Registry, 3359 Kings Mill Rd, North Branch, MI 48461. A club for those interested in 356 Porsches. The Registry Magazine is published six times a year. 356 ownership not necessary. Dues $30 annually. Membership information: Barbara Skirmants. www.356registry.org . (MI) 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 magazine, bimonthly newsletter as well as a registry. (CT). 103

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EBAY #3614024551 eWatch F irtding a real bargain is getting more and more difficult. With both collectible cars and automobilia, standard "buy/sell" ranges for nearly everything are readily available. Collectors can consult price guides, read reports in SCM and search the ever-growing Internet for valuable information. Even so, every now and then a piece appears at an auction that sells for well under the money. A recent example was offered on eBay—Item #3611096422—and sold for $111.50, far less than 10% of market value, even after 10 bids. It was described as a "1930's Calculator, From a Mobil Gas Station." In fact, it was a very desirable painted tin advertising sign for Weed Tire Chains that included a gasoline pricer. There are three signs in the series—four if you count one with a minor variation—and they all include a pricing wheel that sets the price per gallon of gasoline and computes the total for the gallons purchased. The piece would normally sell in the $1,500-plus range. Why did the seller bomb on this listing, when he had literally tens of millions of registered users to put the sign in front of? (Or, alternatively, how did the buyer get so lucky?) First off, the description tells us nothing about the piece being offered. It was listed under "Gas and Oil Collectibles: Mobil," when it should have been listed under "Advertising: Tires." Telling potential bidders that the piece was "once in a Mobil station" is totally irrelevant and does nothing to attract buyers who are interested in bidding on tire advertising. The description was, in fact, so misleading that it caused the item to get lost in the hundreds of Mobil items that are always being offered. Another problem was the quality of the photograph that accompanied the article. If the item is not described properly and the photograph is so dark that it is difficult to determine what the article is, those are two big strikes against receiving a fair price. I know that I am always more attracted to a listing that has at least five or six photos, from different angles and in good light, of an item. An even larger issue was the feedback rating of the seller. He has been involved with 10 transactions and has had a problem with two of them. I understand that eBay has patented its feedback rating system, and for good reason. There is simply nothing else like it in the world when it comes to having faith, or a lack of same, in a seller or buyer. So for a seller to 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. 104  - 1920 TEXACO 1/2 - by Carl Bomstead have such a high percentage of negative feedbacks can have a chilling effect on bidding. In this case, the seller's poor handling of the listing, as well as his poor handling of previous transactions, ended up creating a bonus buy for the new owner. Here a few items that were described accurately and some surprising results: EBAY #2178974872-1930s BAR AND SHIELD HARLEY-DAVIDSON NEON SIGN. First Bid: $25. Number of Bids: 30. SOLD AT: $30,000. Date: 6/21/2003. While this is an extremely rare and desirable sign, GALLON CAN. First Bid: $49.99. Number of Bids: 16. SOLD AT: $637.77. Date: 6/24/2003. As-new. Among can collectors, condition is a key ingredient and, considering the intended use of an oil can, it is not difficult to understand why few escaped unscathed. Texaco collectors covet early green cans with the black outlined "T" and when a perfect one like this show up it's hard to say how much is too much. The price paid here is pushing the upper limit as these cans, when in only "good" condition, sell for about half what was paid here. But, again, condition brings the big bucks. EBAY #3612012296—PORCELAIN CHEVROLET DEALERSHIP SIGN. First Bid: $25. Number of Bids: 29. SOLD AT: $6,400. Date: 6/20/2003. This 42-inch round sign was done in five colors of neon and in outstanding condition. Chevy signs have been coming into their own of late and a few years ago this would have been an overthe-top number. But in today's market, it wasn't out of line. this is crazy money, especially when you realize that one side is a recent reproduction. The sign, which would have hung in a dealership, is 25 inches at its tallest point and 68 inches long with a neon border. A Harley dealer on the Eastern Seaboard reportedly is the buyer and is thought to be after a second one with an asking price of $25,000. A few years ago, a perfect two-sided example of this sign sold for $10,000, so quality Harley stuff continues to be a gold-plated investment. EBAY MOTORS #2415795754-1961 CADILLAC AMBULANCE. First Bid: $150. Number of Bids: 16. NOT SOLD AT: $810. Date: 5/27/2003. The entertaining description fib EBAY #2177450514-1922 BALLOT TRUMPETER CAR MASCOT. First Bid: $2,000. Number of Bids: 14. SOLD AT: $8,100. Date: 6/11/2003. There are three versions of this highly detailed mascot, with this size considered the rarest. It was designed by Emile Edmond Peynot and won the 1922 Concours de l'auto for its impressive design. Not inexpensive, but considering the significance of the piece, well bought. EBAY #3610994886 FISK TIRES — stated "there was some bondo and filler but not a lot." It went on to state the windows were all broken and the paint was horrible. However, the seller added he would be willing to trade for a decent Jeep Wrangler, as his everyday ride had given up. Not difficult to understand why buyers were not all over this "beater." NEON CLOCK. First Bid: $25. Number of Bids: 39. NOT SOLD AT: $5,100. Date: 6/8/2003. This is an extremely rare clock with the Fisk "Time To Re-Tire" logo. The clock, in excellent condition, was complete in every respect and was designed to be displayed in the center of a Fisk tire. It was in amazing condition considering the vintage, and the original tire was even preserved. It was bid to a strong number but failed to meet the seller's expectations. However, it did sell a few days after the auction closed for $6,000.• 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 AC. Coupe 14K Original  1964 Bentley S.3 RHD  1993 BMW 850ci Garnet Red/Cream 55k  1994 BMW 840ci Red/ Cream 66k  1938 BSA Scout Roadster Project  $45,000.00 $17,995.00 $28,995.00 $2,500.00 $12,500.00 1941 Cadillac Sedan RHD Ex-Maharaja/ Low, Low Miles  $27,500.00 1947 Cadillac Convertible Outrageous Original  1958 Cadillac Series 62 Sedan Fresh Motor  1961 Cadillac Convertible Superb Driver  1951 Daimler DB 18 Drophead Bristol Condition & Rare $29,995.00 1936 Delahaye 135 labourdette 3 Position Drophead  1924 Dodge Tourer Proper Older Restoration  1925 Dodge Roadster Lovely Patina & Rebuilt Motor  1960 Dodge Pickup 0I'Veller  1999 Dodge Viper RT/10 Hand-painted by Iassen  $55,000.00 $8,500.00 $25,000.00 $175,000.00 $15,995.00 $18,995.00 $4,500.00 1958 Echidna Vintage Racer Historical, Successful, Rare  $275.000.00 1964 Facet Vega Facet 111 Driver/Project  1966 Ferrari 330 GTS Lung-term Owner  1967 Ferrari 330 GTC White/ Boffanis  1984 Ferrari Mondial Quattrovalvole/ 40K  1970 Fiat 500 Moretti Restored with sunroof  1924 Franklin Tourer Dead Stock Original  1910 Hupmobile Brass Roadster Ex-Harrah  1959 Jaguar Mark  Recent Partial Restoration  1961 Jaguar Mark II Custom Cabriolet, Project  1967 Jaguar XKE Roadster Red/Black Comprehensive Restoration  1972 Lancia Fulvia Zagato, 1600cc  $75,000.00 $17,500.00 $175,000.00 $9,500.00 $185,000.00 $75,995.00 $19,995.00 $7,995.00 $25,995.00 $39,995.00 $9,500.00 $22,500.00 1939 Lincoln Zephyr V12  1947 Lincoln Continental Convertible V-12/ Restored  1956 Lincoln Mark II White/ Original & Proper  1931 Mercedes Benz 370 Manheim Cabriolet  1960 Mercedes Benz 190 SL Roadster SeveralAvailable  1965 Mercedes Benz 220 SE Cabriolet Anthracite/ Zebra Wood  $22,995.00 $59,995.00 $25,000.00 $140,000.00 From $7,500.00 to $21,500.00 $35,000.00 1966 Mercedes Benz 600 SWB Blue/ Zebra Wood  1974 Mercedes Benz 280 SLC 5-speed/ European Model .... 1965 MG MGB Roadster Competition Prepped Silver/ Blue/ Wires/ OD  1950 Monet Goyon 125cc Motorcycle Only one in US/Original  1955 Moto Morini 125cc 2-Stroke Motorcycle Fabulous  1961 M.V.Augusta 150cc Pickup Parts Delivery Truck  $27,995.00 $4,995.00 $8,995.00 $5,995.00 $4,995.00 $5,995.00 1954 Nash Rambler Pinin Farina Coupe Streamline Design. $10,995.00 1971 Oldsmobile Toronado Running parts car  1939 Packard 180 Super 8 Club Sedan  1940 Packard 1708 V-12 Rollson Town Car  1965 Pontiac Tempest Convertible 326  1959 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud 1 LHD  1979 Rolls Royce Silver Wraith II Fresh Paint  1960 Rover American Conversion Sweetie Pie  1973 Triumph Stag Convertible Club Concours Restoration $10,500.00 1955 Volkswagen Beetle 1 Owner  1950's-1960's Vespus 10 In Stock  $1,995.00 $49,995.00 $199,500.00 $9,500.00 $17,500.00 $19,500.00 $4,995.00 $5,995.00 Inquire 1947 Western Fairliner Torpedo  WATERCRAFF Fully restored to lake Tahoe specs 1947 Harco 40' Mahogany PleasureYacht  $75,001) $120,000 Twin 440s. Cruises at 35 Ins. Art Deco head turner. Very expensive when new, 1955 Chriscraft 29' Beautiftil'exrTahoe Mihogany Speedboat  $48,500 Twin Hercules 6 cyl. Small galley and head. Recent re-fitting. Fascinating history. 1958 Richardson 41'  $55,000 Formerly of the Miller Brewing family, hence its name "High Life." Very nice boat. 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. RECYCLED OLD GROWTH TIMBER PUR SANG DE ARGENTINA 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. 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 - cosmopolitanmotors.com Seattle, Washington 98121

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