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Bonhams: Chichester, , U.K. 9/12/2015

High Sale: 1965 Aston Martin DB5 $1,677,862

Dan Kruse Classics: Austin, TX, U.S. 9/12/2015

High Sale: 2008 Aston Martin Vantage $49,680

Bonhams: Knokke-Heist, , BEL 10/9/2015

High Sale: 2011 Ferrari 599 SA $1,012,638

VanDerBrink Auctions: Boone, IA, U.S. 9/26/2015

Silver Auctions: Shelton, WA, U.S. 8/22/2015

High Sale: 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air $32,400

Lucky Collector Car Auctions: Tacoma, WA, U.S. 8/29/2015

High Sale: 1958 Mercedes-Benz 190SL $76,450

RM Sotheby's: London, U.K. 9/7/2015

High Sale: 1958 Ferrari 250 GT $7,667,319

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Tour de Force at $7.7m 1958 Ferrari 250 GT TdF Sports Car Market Keith Martin’s The Insider’s Guide to Collecting, Investing, Values, and Trends The Need For SWede At $825k, This ’08 Koenigsegg CCXR is Fast, “Green” and Rising ™ January 2016 Still Great for Trippin’: Hippie-Hauler VW Westfalia, $26k English: Lotus Europa Adds Flavor to a Collection at $33k $1m 1960 Scarab: Not a Winner, but Collectible and Fun www.sportscarmarket.com

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“Like” us on Sports Car Market Keith Martin’s The Insider’s Guide to Collecting, Investing, Values, and Trends January 2016 . Volume 28 . Number 1 FERRARI PROFILES This Month’s Market Movers Up Close ENGLISH by Reid Trummel 60 1958 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta TdF $7,667,319 / RM Sotheby’s $7.6 million was the right price for this TdF ETCETERINI by Donald Osborne 62 102 1974 Lotus Europa Twin Cam Special $33,000 / Auctions America Light, fast, delicate — and increasingly rare GERMAN by Alex Finigan 66 1990 Alfa Romeo SZ $108,245 / RM Sotheby’s Each added mile puts a dent in future value AMERICAN by Carl Bomstead 68 124 134 1914 Mercedes 28/95 Phaeton $1,401,029 / Bonhams A fantastic deal for a never-restored car RACE by Thor Thorson 70 1960 Chrysler 300F Hard Top $85,250 / Auctions America Concours winner sells for less than resto bill NEXT GEN by Chad T 72yson 112 90 by Steve Ahlgrim 58 AUCTIONS What Sold, and Why 206 Vehicles Rated at Seven Sales 78 RM SOTHEBY’S London, U.K.: 55 of 75 cars sell for a combined $26.7m, and a 1958 Ferrari 250 GT Tour de France brings $7.7m — Paul Hardiman BONHAMS Chichester, U.K.: 55 of 88 cars sell for $17m at the Goodwood Revival, and three Scarabs with matching transporter take the spotlight — Paul Hardiman DAN KRUSE CLASSICS Austin, TX: Sales total $1.1m, and 69 of 174 cars head home to new garages — Cody Tayloe BONHAMS Knokke-Heist, BEL: The Zoute Sale hits a record $7.7m, and 35 out of 46 cars change hands — Leo Van Hoorick VANDERBRINK AUCTIONS Boone, IA: A 1920 Peerless Model 56 tourer tops the 53-car Grant Quam Collection at $101k, and sales total $719k — B. Mitchell Carlson ROUNDUP Highlights from Silver in Shelton, WA, and Lucky in Tacoma, WA — Jack Tockston acebook and look for updates and offers! 1960 Scarab-Offenhauser Formula One $1,038,735 / Bonhams Collectibility isn’t just for winners 16 2008 Koenigsegg CCXR $825,000 / RM Sotheby’s This car’s time hasn’t arrived, but it will soon Cover photo: 2008 Koenigsegg CCXR; Patrick Ernzen © 2015, courtesy of RM Sotheby’s Sports Car Market

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52 Pacific Northwest Concours d’Elegance at The LeMay COLUMNS 20 Shifting Gears Once you take a cherished car apart, it is never the same again Keith Martin 42 Affordable Classic The slow — yet comfortable, practical and useful — Volkswagen Westfalia Camper Jeff Zurschmeide 44 Legal Files How to get ready to buy — or sell — cars in Arizona John Draneas 46 Simon Says Rolling the automotive dice in hopes of beating the odds and hitting it rich Simon Kidston 64 The Cumberford Perspective With the Alfa Romeo SZ, the view from the inside is better than the view from the outside Robert Cumberford 162 eWatch Vintage automotive advertising signage continues to bring full-throttle prices Carl Bomstead FEATURES 50 2015 Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille: A second perspective, from the President of FIVA — Patrick Rollet 18 22 Auction Calendar 22 Crossing the Block 28 Concours and Events: SCM’s Third Annual Arizona Insider Seminar, Arizona Concours d’Elegance, Cavallino Classic 30 Contributors: Get to know our writers 32 You Write, We Read: What’s in a name, buying a Porsche, and living with an Austin 7 34 Display Advertisers Index 36 Time Pieces: The wonder of accidental patina 36 Neat Stuff: Time-travel Ferrari art and a Union Jack car cover 38 In Miniature: 1934 Duesenberg J Graber convertible and 1967 Lotus 49 Formula 1 40 Speaking Volumes: Car books for your kids 88 Fresh Meat: 2013 Maserati GranTurismo Sport coupe, 2014 SRT Viper TA coupe, 2014 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG SUV 100 Rising Sun: Selected sales of Japanese collector cars 146 Mystery Photo: “A reptilian vehicle that is not allowed in RV parks” 146 Comments with Your Renewals: “I’ve expired? Oh no! Please hit my pacemaker with 12v and send another year of SCM to me!” 148 Showcase Gallery: Cars for sale 156 Resource Directory: Meet your car’s needs Sports Car Market 52 2015 Pacific Northwest Concours d’Elegance: Classy and eclectic, with a laid-back Northwest vibe — Daren Kloes 54 2015 Porsche Rennsport Reunion: Real vintage racing at Laguna Seca — Michael Leven DEPARTMENTS ultra-exclusive event — Bob White David Tomaro

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Shifting Gears Keith Martin Something Lost, Something Gained It had taken 50 years for the Giulia Spider to earn its patina. In the blink of an eye, I decided to erase it all In the heyday of memory-making M y 1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Spider Veloce, s/n 390290, left the factory in Arese, Italy, on January 28, 1965. It was one of 1,096 Giulia Veloces built. It was painted the unusual and highly attractive color of Grigio Mare, with a lipstick red/orange interior. It was just a nice used car when I bought it for $22,000 in the early 1990s. Bill Gillham of Jefferson, OR, had performed some rust repair, and the car had been resprayed once in its original color. A few years later, I sold it to a collector in the San Francisco Bay Area for the same $22,000, which was market value for the car then. In 2005, the seller called and asked if I’d like to own it again for $22,000 — which was still market value. Of course, I bought it back. I had the top end of the engine and suspension refurbished by Conrad Stevenson in Berkeley, CA. The bill for that work was around $20,000. I flew down and drove it home to Portland. A few months later, a rod bearing began to knock, and we shipped the car back to Conrad. Another $20,000 later — after a fresh crank and pistons were installed and various other things attended to — we flew down and drove it back again. Over the years, the Giulia Spider and I aged together. I have a pic- ture of my daughter Alex in the car when she was a year old (she’s now 24), and a picture of my son Bradley in it at the same age (he’s now 8). Faithful and loyal, the Spider never let us down. We went on nu- merous Alfa club tours, on several Monte Shelton Northwest Classic rallies, and drove it to the 2013 Alfa Convention in Rohnert Park, CA. Through snow storms and across deserts, the little Alfa and I made many memories together. Alex asked me to adjust my will and leave this car — out of all my cars — to her. You don’t want to do that While the car had a lot of eyeball, there were some things that bothered me. We could never get the passenger’s door to fit properly. Gillham and I have since become good friends, and he has become an internationally known expert at restoring Alfa coachwork. The Spider represented his first-ever attempt at rust repairs, and the patches in the trunk and the rocker work were not up to his current standards. I drove the car to Gillham, and told him I wanted him to make the door fit right, repair the rockers and put in a new trunk floor. “You don’t want to do that,” he said. He explained that while he might be able to repair the rockers without taking the car apart, the trunk was a different matter. The steel 20 Fifty years of patina eliminated trunk floor is welded top and bottom to the upper and lower rear fenders, so you have to cut into the fenders to replace it. To cut into the fenders you have to remove the paint. Once you remove the paint on the rear fenders — well, you see where this is going. It had taken 50 years for the Giulia Spider to earn its patina. In the blink of an eye, I decided to erase it all. I told him to proceed. Once Gillham began, the reports started coming in rapid-fire style. “The rust in the rockers goes into the structure.” “The car was hit in the right rear at some point, and someone just welded another fender over the damaged one. Fixing that will let us get the door to fit right.” “We had to weld up a jig for the car, otherwise it was bending in the middle when we put it up in the air.” The last time I saw the car, it was a bare tub, getting ready to go to the media blaster before being painted. When the car ends up in Alex’s hands, it will be visually stunning and in No Stories, No Excuses condition. But, but, but… Despite this, I have a sense of lingering sadness. I have abandoned something very special that can’t be re-created. Could I just have had the trunk cleaned up and the rockers attended to as necessary? Or, better, could I just have lived with it the way it was and not done anything? It’s not as if the car was going to break in half or disintegrate into a pile of rust shavings in the next couple of years. And then there’s the cost. So far, my restoration bills total around $20,000, and we’re not halfway done. You do the math. I’ve never taken a car to this state of disassembly before, and the amount of money required is humbling. Some tell me not to worry, as the market value of the car easily eclipses what I will be spending. However, since this car is going to Alex and is not for sale, that’s irrelevant. I don’t get a do-over here. Once the decision was made to strip the paint off the fenders, my 30 years with this car were gone. Every rock chip and scrape it had earned had been erased. The Spider Veloce is becoming a cipher, a four-wheeled Stepford Wife ready to smile and ask me where I wanted to go today, without any memories of where we’d been before. A part of me will always wonder what would have happened if I had listened to Gillham’s objections and responded, “You’re right, Bill. Let’s not take this car apart. Let’s just let it be, and enjoy it for what it is.” Now I’ll never know. ♦ Sports Car Market

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Crossing the Block Tony Piff Images courtesy of the respective auction companies unless otherwise noted Dave Rupp — Fort Lauderdale Beach Auction Where: Fort Lauderdale, FL When: January 8–10 More: www.ftlauderdaleauction.com Tom Mack — Charlotte in January Where: Charlotte, NC When: January 8–9 • Star Car: 1966 Shelby GT350 H More: www.tommackclassics.com Mecum Auctions — Kissimmee High Performance Auction Where: Kissimmee, FL When: January 15–24 Last year: 1,775 / 2,380 cars sold / $68.2m More: www.mecum.com Barrett-Jackson — Scottsdale 2016 Where: Scottsdale, AZ When: January 23–31 Last year: 1,609 / 1,628 cars sold / $131m Featured cars: • 1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/435 convertible “Music Car.” Original drivetrain. 8,000 documented miles. Ordered new by musician Freddie Haeffner and used to promote Freddie’s American Stars band in parades and car shows until 1987 • 2003 Saleen S7 Competition Package. One of 78 produced. This is the first of only four naturally aspirated S7s built with the optional “Competition” Saleen performance upgrade package, according to Saleen records • Star Car: 1939 Mercedes-Benz 540K Cabriolet A. One of five built in this configuration. Body, frame, driveline and supercharger are original to the car. Winner of multiple prestigious awards, including Most Significant MercedesBenz at the 2008 Meadow Brook Concours d’Elegance, Mercedes-Benz Star of Excellence at the 2009 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance and Best in Class, European Class Pre-War at Amelia Island 2011 More: www.barrett-jackson.com Russo and Steele — Sports and Muscle in Scottsdale Where: Scottsdale, AZ When: January 27–31 Last year: 451 / 653 cars sold / $19.6m Featured cars: • 1965 Ferrari 330 GT “Shark Nose.” Special one-off creation owned new by 22 Star Car: 1939 Mercedes-Benz 540K Cabriolet A, one of five built in this configuration, offered at Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale, AZ and modified in Italy for NFL and racing team owner John Mecom Jr. Featuring a documented restoration with all matching numbers and original polished Borrani wire-spoke wheels • 1970 Plymouth Hemi ’Cuda. One of only six “In Violet” purple ’Cudas. Very rare, no-option car originally intended for racing, but never saw track time. All-original drivetrain with extremely desirable 4-speed transmission • Star Car: 1969 Chevrolet Corvette L88. Unrestored and highly original with only 2,500 miles. One of only 116 produced and one of 10 with 4.56:1 rear end. Auction Calendar Email auction info to: chad.tyson@sportscarmarket.com. DECEMBER 1—COYS London, U.K. 4–5—RALEIGH CLASSIC Raleigh, NC 5—CCA Leamington Spa, U.K. 6—BONHAMS London, U.K. 9—H&H Droitwich, U.K. 10—BONHAMS Hendon, U.K. 10—RM SOTHEBY’S New York, NY 11–12—MECUM Austin, TX 15—BARONS Surrey, U.K. 16—BONHAMS London, U.K. JANUARY 7—BONHAMS Las Vegas, NV 7–9—MECUM Las Vegas, NV 8–9—TOM MACK Charlotte, NC 8–10—DAVE RUPP Fort Lauderdale, FL 15–24—MECUM Kissimmee, FL 16—COYS Maastricht, NLD 16—COYS Birmingham, U.K. 23–31—BARRETTJACKSON Scottsdale, AZ Numerous top-level awards. Complete with documentation including tank sticker on original fuel tank More: www.russoandsteele.com Bonhams — The Scottsdale Auction Where: Scottsdale, AZ When: January 28 Last year: 74 / 84 cars sold / $24.9m Featured cars: • 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 • 1938 Alvis 3-Liter Special • 1969 Maserati Mistral 4.0 coupe More: www.bonhams.com 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. 27–31—RUSSO AND STEELE Scottsdale, AZ 28—BONHAMS Scottsdale, AZ 28–29—RM SOTHEBY’S Phoenix, AZ 28–30—SILVER Fort McDowell, AZ 29–30—GOODING & CO. Scottsdale, AZ FEBRUARY 3—RM SOTHEBY’S Paris, FRA 4—BONHAMS Paris, FRA 5—ARTCURIAL Paris, FRA 6—PETERSEN Salem, OR 13—COYS London, U.K. 19–20—VICARI Zephyrhills, FL 19–21—LEAKE Oklahoma City, OK 19–21—McCORMICK’S Palm Springs, CA 22—SHANNONS Melbourne, AUS 23—BARONS Surrey, U.K. 26–28—G. POTTER KING Atlantic City, NJ 27–28—SILVERSTONE Stoneleigh Park, U.K. Sports Car Market

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Crossing the Block Tony Piff Images courtesy of the respective auction companies Star Car: Unrestored and original 1969 Chevrolet Corvette L88 with 2,500 miles, offered at Russo and Steele in Scottsdale, AZ RM Sotheby’s — Arizona 2016 Where: Phoenix, AZ When: January 28–29 Last year: 110 / 123 cars sold / $63.6m Featured cars: • 1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona coupe. U.S. specification. Finished in its factory-original colors of Giallo Fly over Nero, fitted with factory a/c, and having traveled less than 27,000 miles from new (RM Sotheby’s estimate: $700k–$800k) • 1976 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera. Highly original, well-optioned and numbersmatching California car finished in Grand Prix White with a Cinnamon leather interior. No reserve ($225k– $275k) • Star Car: Fuel-injected 1956 Jaguar D-type Works “Long Nose.” The first of just six Works long-nose examples built for the 1956 season and the only example raced with independent De Dion rear suspension (Estimate available upon request) More: www.rmsothebys.com Silver Auctions — Arizona in January Where: Fort McDowell, AZ When: January 28–30 Last year: 76 / 162 cars sold / $850k More: www.silverauctions.com Gooding & Company — The Scottsdale Auction Where: Scottsdale, AZ When: January 29–30 Last year: 114 / 126 cars sold / $51.5m Featured cars: • 1931 Bugatti Type 49 Grand Sport. The 1931 Olympia Motor Show car. Two private owners from new. Coachwork by A.P. Compton & Co. Ltd. (Gooding & Company estimate: $550k–$750k) • 1955 Bentley R-type Continental fastback. Factory-delivered left-hand-drive, 4.9-liter example. Coachwork by H.J. Mulliner ($1.3m–$1.6m) • Star Car: 1985 Ferrari 288 GTO. Ferrari Classiche certified ($2m–$2.4m) More: www.goodingco.com ♦ Star Car: Fuel-injected 1956 Jaguar D-type Works “Long Nose,” one of only six built for the 1956 racing season, offered by RM Sotheby’s in Phoenix, AZ 24 Sports Car Market

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Concours and Events SCM Staff Send news and event listings to insideline@sportscarmarket.com CALENDAR Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Revs Up for 2016 The 2016 season at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is almost set. As a preview, some events are already scheduled to rumble onto the world-famous track: Aug. 13–14 The Monterey Pre-Reunion, which puts more than 300 vintage racers on the track one week before the huge Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Summer in Winter: The Cavallino Classic While winter grips most of the collector car world, Florida’s Palm Beach motors on underneath the never- ending sun. The 25th Cavallino Classic, from January 20 to 24, jams a Concorso d’Eleganza on the lawn at The Breakers Palm Beach and other events into the long weekend. Best of Show Winners from the previous 24 events are invited back this year. The five days of fun end with Classic Sports Sunday at the Mar-a-Lago Club. www.cavallino.com (FL) Aug. 18–21 The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Re- union, which features more than 550 of the world’s top vintage race cars running in groups according to era, engine size and car type. Mark your calendar now. www.mazdaraceway.com (CA) A Splash of Sun to Battle the Doldrums The collector car world aban- SCM’s Seminar Looks to the Future “A 2020 Vision of the Future” is the theme of the Third Annual SCM Arizona Insider’s Seminar. An expert SCM panel including Carl Bomstead, Donald Osborne, Stephen Serio and Jim Pickering will pick the rising star cars — and plunging meteorites — of 2020. Find out what you should buy — and sell — today to prepare for the next five years. Publisher Keith Martin will moderate the lively exchange of ideas and opinions. The seminar is on January 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Gooding & Company auction tent at Scottsdale Fashion Square, 7014 East Camelback Road, Scottsdale, AZ. After the presentation, panelists will lead small groups and examine some of the cars for sale at the Good- ing & Company auction. Admission is free for SCM Platinum subscribers and registered Gooding bidders, $35 for two SCM subscribers and $70 for two non-subscribers. Register at www.sportscarmarket.com/scottsdale2016 or call 1.503.261.0555 Ext. 217. (AZ) 28 dons winter and travels to sunny Scottsdale, AZ, where BarrettJackson, RM Sotheby’s, Bonhams, Gooding & Company, Russo and Steele and Silver roll out topnotch cars for auction. This year also will see the Third Annual Arizona Concours d’Elegance, which is scheduled for January 24 at the Arizona Biltmore Resort. Featured marques will be Coachwork of Zagato, Duesenberg and Exceptional Cars of Great Britain. Publisher Martin and Contributing Editor Donald Osborne will again serve as hosts and emcees. Andrea Zagato will attend as Honored Guest. Tickets are $80 if you buy them at least two weeks prior to January 11. www.arizonaconcours.com (AZ) ♦ Sports Car Market Tony Piff Courtesy of Cavallino Classic

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Sports Car Market EDITORIAL Publisher Keith Martin keith.martin@sportscarmarket.com; 503.261.0555 x 210 Executive Editor Chester Allen chester.allen@sportscarmarket.com; 503.261.0555 x 203 Art Director David Tomaro david.tomaro@sportscarmarket.com; 503.261.0555 x 202 Managing Editor Jim Pickering jim.pickering@sportscarmarket.com; 503.261.0555 x 208 Digital Media / Art Director Jeff Stites jeff.stites@sportscarmarket.com; 503.261.0555 x 221 Auctions Editor / Photographer Tony Piff tony.piff@sportscarmarket.com; 503.261.0555 x 206 Senior Associate Editor Chad Tyson chad.tyson@sportscarmarket.com; 503.261.0555 x 207 Editors at Large Colin Comer , Simon Kidston, Donald Osborne Copy Editors Yael Abel, David Tomaro Senior Auction Analysts B. 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Box 4797, Portland, OR 97208 FedEx/DHL/UPS 401 NE 19th Ave., Suite 100, Portland, OR 97232 The information in Sports Car Market magazine is compiled from a variety of reliable sources. However, we disclaim and deny any responsibility or liability for the timeliness, use, interpretation, accuracy, and completeness of the information presented. All material, data, formats and intellectual concepts in this issue © 2016 by Sports Car Market, Inc., Automotive Investor Media Group and Automotive Investor in this format and any other used by Sports Car Market magazine. Copyright registered with the United States copyright office. Canada Post Publication Agreement #41578525 PRINTED IN USA SCM Contributors PATRICK ROLLET, SCM Contributor, has been President of FIVA (Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens) since 2013. FIVA is the world authority for the protection, preservation and promotion of all historic vehicles. Rollet has been a classic-car collector since 1974, and all of his mechanical mistresses have British names such as Jaguar, Aston Martin, Jensen, MG, Triumph and Lagonda. He has been organizer of the Fougères International Touring Rally since 1995. He was President of Club de l’Auto, based in France, from 2010 to 2013. Since 2007, he has been director and vice president of the French Federation of Historic Vehicles (FFVE). He is the author of two books and various articles on historic vehicles. Turn to p. 50 for his perspective on the 2015 Chantilly Arts & Elegance. 30 DAREN KLOES, SCM Contributor, developed an interest in vintage cars early in life. He came by the affliction naturally after “helping” his dad restore a ’41 Cadillac convertible when he was just 10 years old. He bought and sold his first flipper — a ’66 T-bird — before he could drive. He proceeded to reinvest the proceeds from buying and selling muscle cars and 1950s American iron, until settling on English and German sports cars. Today, his day job is in commercial banking, but his alter ego is vintage cars. He remains an automotive historian and has written articles for print and online publications, including his own blog about investing in vintage cars. In the 1990s, he organized the former Port Gardner Bay Concours d’Elegance in Everett, WA, where he also resides. Turn to p. 52 for his story on the 2015 Pacific Northwest Concours d’Elegance. MICHAEL LEVEN, SCM Auction Analyst, came home from the maternity ward in a custom, Candy Apple Red ’55 Chevy, and it’s been cars, cars, cars, ever since. Eclectic fare, from full classics to current exotics, always filled the family garage. After a stint as the commercial director of an auto racing team, Leven became a professional winemaker, a craft he practices to this day. He regularly drives his MB 280SL, and recently recommissioned a W123 Mercedes for his teenage sons, saying, “It’s perfect: slow, safe and indestructible.” His mission is to find a Gypsy Red ’55 Nomad like the one his grandfather bought new. Turn to p. 54 for his report on the Porsche Rennsport Reunion. 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You Write We Read All letters are subject to editing. Please address correspondence to SCM, P.O. Box 4797, Portland, OR 97208. Fax 503.253.2234, e-mail: youwrite@sportscarmarket.com Like ‘Daytona,’ the designations ‘Short Wheelbase’ and ‘SWB’ were assigned by the market, not the factory That SWB is really a Granturismo Berlinetta To the Editor: Many thanks for publishing my article on the enjoyment of old cars in your December issue (“Collecting Thoughts,” p. 44). One correction should be noted: During editing, my description of the Ferrari 250 Short Wheelbase as “250 GTB, to be more correct” was changed to “250 SWB.” Like “Daytona,” the designations “Short Wheelbase” and “SWB” were assigned by the market, not the factory, which called these cars Granturismo Berlinettas. All the best — Archie Urciuoli, Casey Key, FL Executive Editor Chester Allen responds: Archie, you’re right, and we fumbled the Ferrari football on this one. Thanks for setting the record straight. 32 Reverse move To the Editor: This is in reference to the Next Gen Profile on the 1973 Nissan Skyline 2015, p. 102). Kudos to Art Director David Tomaro. Putting white text on the black page really caught my attention. The contrast also enhanced the lines of the car. Boxy or not, it still worked for me. Keep up the good work — Chris Henry, Michigan City, IN Executive Editor Chester Allen responds: For the record, I didn’t want to use reversed type on this story, as I worry it makes the words too hard to read. But David convinced me otherwise, and it turned out great. Thanks for the feedback — it’s always good to hear from readers. 2000GT-R (November Buy the Porsche you really, really want To the Editor: I’m one of your advertisers, and your sales executive Darren Frank suggested I contact you in regards to this: I have an opportunity to purchase a new 2016 Porsche 911 GTS Rennsport edition from a local Porsche dealer whom I know well. I understand that only 25 are being built worldwide and the dealer has one allocated to them. Would you consider this a good investment? I know models such as the GT3 4.0 have increased in value tremendously. I don’t know if this is in the same league. I know this is a tough question, but any suggestions or guidance would be appreciated. — George Katsoris, Authentic Classics Keith Martin responds: George, first thank you for your support of SCM! I’m not fluent in this market, but I’ve asked our Porsche expert, Jim Schrager, for his thoughts. Here they are: George, the answer is un- knowable. If it was known for sure, all Porsche dealers, who are business people above all, would keep these unusual models for themselves and enjoy the certain profits sure to follow. No one knows how long this model will take to actually perform as an “investment.” One reason this is unknowable is we have no idea how far the next-gen 911 will stretch the envelope and outshine even the coolest of the current 991 series cars. Another unknowable question is the overall market movement. Are we ready for a giant downdraft to hit our exotic cars, as we Sports Car Market

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Ad Index Aston Martin of New England .........................................113 Auto Kennel ......................................................................139 Autosport Designs Inc ......................................................117 Barrett-Jackson .....................................................4-5, 23, 25 Bennett Law Office ..........................................................132 Beverly Hills Car Club .....................................................129 Beverly Hills Motoring ....................................................155 Blackford Financial Group ............................................... 8-9 Boca Raton Concours .........................................................87 Bonhams / SF ...............................................................27, 29 Brown’s Classic Autos .....................................................109 Canepa ..............................................................................123 Cars, Inc. .............................................................................47 Centerline Alfa Parts.........................................................153 Central Classic Cars ......................................106 Chequered Flag International ...........................................125 Classic Assets Motor Sports Center ...................................85 Classic Investments ..........................................................153 Classic Motor, Inc. ............................................................145 Classic Showcase................................................................95 CMC Classic Model Cars.................................................129 Continental AutoSports ...................................................121 Cooper Technica, Inc. .........................................................26 Cooper Technica, Inc. .......................................................125 Copley Motorcars .............................................................137 Cosdel .................................................................................98 DC Automotive ...................................................................82 deGarmo Ltd., Classic Motorcars ........... 123, 133, 137, 141 DeLorean Motor Company Florida ...................................86 Diecasm LLC /Automodello ............................................145 Don Mackey .......................................................................97 Dragone Classic Motorcars Inc. .........................................48 Driversource Houston LLC .......................................... 14-15 European Collectibles.......................................................127 Exotic Classics ..................................................................135 Fantasy Junction .................................................................49 Ferrari Market Letter ........................................................153 Ferrari of Houston ..............................................................37 Fourintune Garage Inc ......................................................141 Genius Garage ..................................................................123 Gooding & Company .......................................................2, 3 Grand Prix Classics - La Jolla CA ...................................143 Greensboro Auto Auction ...................................................41 Grundy Insurance .............................................................119 Gullwing Motor Cars, Inc. ...............................................139 Hamann Classic Cars..........................................................99 Hendrick Motorsports ........................................................55 Heritage Classics ................................................................31 High Mountain Classics .....................................................80 House Ad ............................................................................74 Hyman, LTD .....................................................................105 Images Auto Body ............................................................133 Intercity Lines .....................................................................45 JC Taylor ...........................................................................103 JJ Best Banc & Co ............................................................149 Kevin Kay Restorations .....................................................79 Kidston ................................................................................17 Leake Auction Company ....................................................89 Legendary Motorcar Company ........................................133 Lory Lockwood ..................................................................51 Luxury Brokers International ...........................................141 MacNeil Automotive Products Ltd ....................................91 Maxted-Page Limited ................................................... 12-13 Mercedes Classic Center ....................................................35 Mershon’s World Of Cars.................................................107 Miller’s Mercedes Parts, Inc ............................................153 Modena Cento Ore Classic ................................................56 Motorbooks .......................................................................144 Motostalgia .........................................................................19 My Car Quest ...................................................................147 Palm Springs Exotic Car Auctions .....................................57 Park Place LTD ...................................................................65 Paul Russell And Company ................................................43 PORsport.com ..................................................................119 Prince Vintage, LTD. ..........................................................93 Pro-Team Corvette Sales, Inc ...........................................111 Putnam Leasing ................................................................164 QuickSilver Exhausts Ltd...................................................83 Reliable Carriers .................................................................77 RM Sotheby’s ................................................................... 6-7 Robert Glover LTD...........................................................121 RPM Restoration & Performance Motorcars ..................114 Russo & Steele LLC ..................................................... 10-11 Scottsdale Sports & Classic Motorcars ............................115 Shook Legal, Ltd. .............................................................110 Silver Collector Car Auctions ............................................53 Sloancars .............................................................................39 Steve Anderson Illustrations.............................................137 Stoddard NLA-LLC ...........................................................33 Suixtil USA .......................................................................127 Symbolic International .......................................................21 The Creative Workshop ......................................................94 The Stable, Ltd. ..................................................................81 The Werk Shop .................................................................120 Tom Mack Classics ..........................................................101 Tom Miller Sports Cars ....................................................147 TYCTA .............................................................................147 Unit 56 ..............................................................................143 Velocity Channel ................................................................75 Vintage Car Research .......................................................154 Vintage Motors of Sarasota ..............................................131 Vintage Rallies ..................................................................117 Watchworks ......................................................................154 Welsh Enterprises, Inc. .....................................................113 West Coast Classics, LLC ................................................144 WestWind European .........................................................154 Woodside Credit ...............................................................163 34 You Write We Read It feels like it will roll over, but it does not go fast enough have seen before? If so, that will have a significant negative affect on the price of your brand-new collectible. As a general rule, I don’t like the odds on brand-new cars being instant collectibles. It certainly happens, but it does not seem to be reliably predictable. Of course some cars, say a 1973 Carrera RS, have been wonderful investments, but the key is to realize that before those took off in value, few predicted it. For me personally, I wanted to sell our example several times — and was stopped only by the loud protests of my two sons. It seems they were smarter than I was, and they were just teenagers at the time. It is humbling to be honest about these things, isn’t it? So I end where I started: The answer is unknowable. My advice is to buy the car if you want to own it and enjoy it, while perhaps using it for modest miles and giving it great care. Other than in a few periods such as the very unusual time we are in now, cars — as an asset class — have not performed very well as investments. — Jim Schrager Jim, Thanks for George Katsoris responds: the insightful information. I’ve decided to wait and purchase the 911 I really want — a 1995–98 993 — rather than the Rennsport. Jim Schrager responds: George, in that way, you’ll win twice, because 1) you get the car you really want, and 2) you get a car that is already going up in value. The 993 cars are also, as you probably know, wonderfully fast and fun to drive. Paul Hardiman and the Austin 7 To the Editor: Paul Hardiman is correct about learning to drive an Austin 7 (November 2015, “You Write,” p. 40). Twenty-five years ago, I found a 1936 7 Ruby for my wife. It was owned since new by two sisters in Cooperstown, NY. It went into storage in 1950 and I came across it by accident in 1990. I knew it was the perfect car for my artistic wife. It is still in original condition. We have had it to the Vintage at the Glen several times and to the British Invasion in Stowe, VT. Of course we trailer it. We did meet an older lady in England during the Morgan Centenary. She had her Ruby since she was 16 and has driven all over the U.K. It is interesting to drive. Everything is opposite of what you expect. It feels like it will roll over, but it does not go fast enough to take a tumble. The hardest thing was the clutch. No feathering — it is on or off! Brakes — again, it cannot go that fast. My wife loves to show it off when we are showing the Morgans. — John McNulty, Town of Plainfield, NY ♦ Sports Car Market

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Time Pieces by Alex Hofberg A “Wild Blue Yonder” Rolex Milgauss Watch manufacturers, like other compa- nies, name their products. The collectors of the world, while chat- ting up fellow collectors about their obscure objects of desire, rename products. Enter the world of nicknames. Nicknaming as it applies to watch collect- ing is quite common. The Rolex President is one of the earliest examples of this trend. When Rolex offered President Dwight Eisenhower an 18-carat gold Rolex Datejust to celebrate the production of their 150,000th certified chronometer, the name “President” became affixed to the watch. Rolex never intended for this to happen, although they used the name Presidential to describe a particular link pattern of precious-metal watch bracelets they produced. Paul Newman wore an obscure Rolex Daytona Cosmograph that featured a lesstypical dial which had a red seconds track around the perimeter. That watch is now known as the Paul Newman Daytona. Steve McQueen, Clint Eastwood, Jean-Claude Killy and others have, over time, had watches unofficially named for them. Rolex is not the only watch brand that has had monikers applied to their products. Other famous examples include the Jackie Ickx and Jo Siffert models of vintage Heuer watches. There is a whole family of James Bond watches produced by Omega. Branding happens. Not all nicknames are derived Details Production date: 2011 Best place to wear one: In a room full of Rolex aficionados, which will let them geek out over a unique watch Current market: $7,500 for a new version; for this one, who knows? is best): Ratings ( Rarity: Durability: Parts/service availability: Cool factor: Off the charts from famous ownership. Some come from the physical characteristics of the model. In regards to Rolex, the GMT Master series of watches has many such aliases, such as Pepsi (red and blue bezel), Root Beer (bronze and brown bezel), Coke (red and black bezel) and Batman (black and blue bezel). One thicker, late-1980s GMT is known by two strange nicknames: “The Fat Lady” and “Sophia Loren.” The aging process can also trig- Neat Stuff by Tony Piff Art Cars David Snyder is best known for his painstakingly accurate muscle car paintings, but his new piece, “Chinetti Greenwich,” commemorates the last dealership of famed Ferrari racer and importer Luigi Chinetti. 500 limited-edition prints ($100 each) and 50 artist proofs ($130 each) are available. The prints and artist proofs measure 22 inches by 28 inches. The gallery editions ($1,100, limited to 10 pieces) measure 32 inches by 48 inches — the same size as the original painting. www.davidsnydercarart.com 36 Fly the Flag Winter is on the horizon, and your British roadster is by now probably tucked away in the garage. Cov with this Un car cover, an spring arriv have to deal with dust or fingerprints accumulated over the long months. Welsh Enterprises warns against inferior Union Jack car covers that use a “thin, non-durable material which bleeds when in contact with moisture.” $225.95 from www.welshent.com ♦ Sports Car Market ger nicknaming. If you have ever watched “Antiques Roadshow,” you have seen an appraiser either praising the wonderful patina of a vintage or antique object or chiding the owner for making a decision to refinish — which can be a very costly mistake. Of course, the same is true of vintage automobiles, watches and other genres of collectibles. Attractive patina is a badge of honor and a determinant of value. A watch that shows its age — like the creased and mellowed leather of a 1950s Jaguar interior — attracts interest from collectors, as patina is a sign of being a survivor and sets it apart from a new watch. The market can become even more rarified if the aging is extreme to the point of “color change,” where high levels of UV light or other factors cause the object to discolor. Sometimes the phenomenon becomes famous and gets a nickname. The “Patrizzi Daytona” is how watch auctioneer Osvaldo Patrizzi created a market when he claimed a watch dial that showed significant aging was a desirable nuance. The word “Tropical” is often used to describe a black dial that has aged to brown — but it also infers the watch was used in the tropics, where the combination of heat, humidity and UV from strong tropical sunlight causes the color change. The watch pictured, a modern Rolex Milgauss model, is an ex- ample of an extreme color change phenomenon that has not been seen elsewhere. A client brought the watch in for a new black dial. She said her husband exposed the watch to excessive UV light while he worked outdoors for many years. The beautiful blue-gray color of the dial is so incredible that it is hard to believe the color change was an accident. Yet upon close examination, it is clear that the outside edge of the dial — where it meets the inside perimeter of the case — is black. The customer, who wanted to sell the watch, was persuaded to sell it as-is — and so the magnificent patina was preserved. As this particular color change has not apparently surfaced before, a new nickname is in order. During a discussion about the particular shade of blue-gray of this dial, a friend recalled seeing a similar Crayola color as a child. After looking at the Crayola website, which shows all of the historic crayon colors and their names, the color “Wild Blue Yonder” most closely matches. And so it begins....

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In Miniature by Marshall Buck 1934 Duesenberg J Graber Convertible and 1967 Lotus 49 Formula 1 the car, rather austere, overall quite good, except for slightly off-placed gear shift and handbrake. The dash detail that should be a highlight in this cockpit could have been better. Priced at $299.95 and $334. Lotus Numerous models in al- most every scale have been produced of the 1967 Lotus 49 as driven to victory by Jim Clark in its debut race at the Zandvoort Grand Prix. This new 1:12-scale edi- tion is nice, but small flaws disappointed me. The model’s stance is W great, the fit of almost all parts is very good, and the paint finish with graphics is e have two fairly new releases here from Automodello, and in two different scales. Both are resin curbside models — so no opening panels or working features. Each is a limited edition. Duesenberg The Duesenberg is a 1:24-scale piece that replicates the Graber-bodied stunner in its current two tone-blue colors — as restored by owner Sam Mann. There is also a “Tribute Edition” in black and silver. This edition is limited to 80 models and it has a higher price. Both versions are supplied mounted to a black display base. Overall this model presents very Duesenberg Model Details Production date: 2015 Quantity: Two-tone blue: up to 499; two-tone black and silver: 80 SCM five-star rating: Overall quality: Authenticity: Overall value: ½ Web: www.automodello.com well. They have done an excellent job with the all-important body shape — in fact, they nailed it, which is no easy task. The paint finish is very good, but there is some orange peel. All of the delicate chrome trim is there and perfectly fitted, and there are two very well-fitting separate tops — folded down and raised — a nifty feature. The tops have a great simulated texture as well as chrome trim pieces on the raised top. An A+ for this! The wide whitewalls look great. Wire wheels can be a make-or- break detail on many models, and these fall somewhere in between. The spokes are a little too thick, and in short supply. The look is good but not great. The headlight lensing is nice — but not correct. Bumper mounts should not be body color, but this can be forgiven since the chrome strips on the bumpers have been so very well done. There is a wonderful tiny Duesenberg emblem just above the well-made grille, but the little Graber emblems in front of the doors are the wrong colors. The interior is just as on 38 Sports Car Market great. The model has some nice heft to it, with the mix of resin and cast-metal parts, and it comes with a nice display case. The body fairings above the top front suspension arms are a Lotus Model Details Production date: 2015 Quantity: 499 SCM five-star rating: Overall quality: ½ Authenticity: ½ Overall value: Web: www.automodello.com reasonable representation of the shapes, but they are not completely correct. Rivet detail all around is good to see, but it is a little too large. The tire castings on our sample show mold slippage, and one is a bit deformed. The Firestone lettering and thin stripe rings on the tires are great, except the color is wrong. All of that should be gold, not yellow as on this model. The wheels are really well done in shape and detail, but their finish is too dull. The engine detail is pretty good, but the gearbox is a weak representation. This could be better in this scale and at this price. On a more positive note, the cockpit is well done, with great gauge faces that have simulated glass over each — and wires behind the dash. The Lotus emblems on the shift knob and steering hub with red rim do pull it together. The price is $899.95. ♦

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Speaking Volumes by Mark Wigginton Car Books to Read With the Kids Provenance: Moss vetted, kid approved. Fit and finish: Lovely illustration style and beautiful printing. Drivability: Crisp prose and a wild ride mean happy reader and listener. How To Build A Car: A High-Speed Adventure of Mechanics, Teamwork and Friendship by Martin Sodomka and Saskia Lacey, Walter Foster Jr., 64 pages, $12.30, Amazon When a mouse, a frog and a bird decide to build a car, it’s bound to be a learning opportunity — for the menagerie and your wide-eyed, lap-sitting listener. In How To Build A Car, the challenges come fast and furi- ous. The team learns to trust each other, work together and solve problems in a way that’s also a great vehicle to teach how much you love cars and what goes into them. It’s a lot of ground to cover, from engine to chassis to brakes, but our animal team of dreamer (Eli, the mouse), mechanic (Phoebe, the bird) and the junkyard owner (Hank, the frog) will bring the whole process to a happy and fun-to-drive conclusion just as eyes get heavy. Provenance: Car construction simplified, and accurate. Fit and finish: Nice illustration style beautifully contrasts the mechanical and the warm and fuzzy animals. Drivability: It’s a bit long, but any accomplished parent/grandparent will be able to edit on the fly based on the wandering attention of your listener. ♦ H ey, Car Collector. Ready to participate in a subversive act? Read to your children and grandchildren. Bu me a favor and choose books to slyly inculcate y love of cars to another generation. If you hadn’t noticed, car culture is changing gears. Tee get their licenses later, and the freedom and passion we fou is seen by teens as an expensive hassle. Driverless cars are inevitable, and that joy of driving wi the wind in your hair seems to be disappearing as fast a well, your hair. So, please, no Green Eggs and Ham. Read these tw books out loud, for the love of the kids — and the cars. The Greatest Race: The Record-Breaking Win of the 1955 Mille Miglia by Dwight Knowlton (with Sir Stirling Moss), Carpe Viam, 50 pages, $23.99, Carpe Viam What better way to get your progeny interested in rac- ing than a fast, fun retelling of Stirling Moss and Denis Jenkinson struggling to win what some claim was the greatest race. This is author/illustrator Dwight Knowlton’s second book (The Little Red Racing Car came out in 2013), and this time you ride with Moss and navigator “Jenks” as they battle Ferraris, mountain passes, spins and crashes to finally win. It’s an exciting, abbreviated tale, with plenty of oppor- tunities to educate your listener on the basics or the finer points of the magical Mille, filled with almost-disasters, narrow escapes and derring do. It’s a ripping yarn. Warnin might be too exciting for bedtime. 40 Sports Car Market

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Affordable Classic Volkswagen Westfalia Camper The Virtue of Patience Be ready to enjoy the journey, because it’s going to take a while by Jeff Zurschmeide 1970 Volkswagen Westfalia camper, a $26,400 buy at Barrett-Jackson’s Las Vegas sale f all the variations made of VW’s venerable Type 2 van from the first model in 1950 through the end of the air-cooled engine in 1984, the Westfalia camper is probably the most recognizable and the most popular among American buyers. Further, if there was a vehicle that could capture the hippie spirit of the 1960s, what else could it be but a VW Microbus kitted out for camping? O A better camper van From the beginning of the line in 1951, VW’s camper conversions were performed at Westfalia-Werke, eponymously located in Germany’s Westphalia state. Variations over the years are too numerous to list, but the appeal of the Westfalia is easy to quantify. VW van conversions were known for well-designed space and quality components and workmanship. Birch plywood interiors and wood cabinets were standard features, along with running water and gas stoves. By the mid-1960s, the center portion of the Westfalia van’s roof was designed to pop up, which provided standing room inside the vehicle. Additional options included toilet facilities and external tents that set up outside the van’s side doors. Roof-mounted air conditioners were installed by dealers as early as the mid-’50s. 42 Details Years produced: 1950–84 Number produced: 500,000 (U.S.) Current price range: $18,000–$27,000 Pros: Instantly recognizable and beloved, usable for camping or tailgate parties, still inexpensive to own Cons: Slower than the average glacier Best place to drive one: To a Grateful Dead tribute band concert A typical owner: Someone who saw the Grateful Dead before they were famous, or wishes they had The result is a camper that will work well for a couple or a very small family. It buttons up easily and doesn’t require an RV pad next to the house. It will fit into virtually any garage. A Westfalia is inexpensive to own and repair, and until recently, they’ve been remarkably inexpensive to buy. Underpowered doesn’t mean unloved Engine options in the Westfalia models tracked the standard VW offerings as the years progressed. Early vans in the 1950s featured the basic 1,100-cc, 4-cylinder boxer design rated at 24 horsepower. Engine offerings grew to the 50-horsepower, 1,600-cc, dual-port design used in 1971. The 1,700-cc Type 4 engine was installed in U.S. models from 1972 onwards. That engine was expanded to 1,800 cc in 1974 and then to 2,000 cc for 1976 and later years. All VW vans sold in America after 1975 came with Bosch L-Jetronic fuel injection. Transmissions also were similar to standard VW of- ferings, except that Type 2 manual transmissions were more robust than those delivered with the smaller and lighter passenger cars. Also, Type 2 final drive ratios Sports Car Market Courtesy of Barrett-Jackson

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were about 25% shorter, owing to different ring-and-pinion gears and a pair of transfer boxes that further reduced the drive ratio. Those transfer boxes gave the early Type 2 its distinctive raised suspension and a slower top speed, but they also helped the bus cope with its truly dreadful coefficient of drag. In 1967, VW moved the Type 2 to a CV-joint independent rear suspension that maintained the ride height without the extra weight of the transfer boxes. An automatic transmission became optional in 1973. The bottom line on performance with a Westfalia is simple: Have some patience, and you’ll get where you’re going. But you have to be ready to enjoy the journey, because it’s going to take a while. Finding a good candidate A lot of decay took place over the long middle age of air-cooled Volkswagens. For about 30 years, these were just old hippie wagons, and they were generally left outside to the not-so-tender mercies of weather and UV light. Rust is always an issue with cars of this vintage, especially with unibodied vehicles like Volkswagens. Inside, the wood interiors are not generally in good shape after decades of neglect. Mechanically, you have two main enemies — the first is that air-cooled VW en- gines never ran all that well, and most on the road today need a complete overhaul. The second enemy is general wear and tear on suspension, brakes and every other moving part on the car. VW built these vehicles to last five to 10 years, and metal fatigue tends to show up all over the place. So when you’re shopping for a classic van, it pays to look closely all over — and spend the money on a comprehensive pre-purchase inspection. Rising values Prices for all air-cooled Volkswagens have been on the rise for some time, and our subject sale is no exception. This 1970 Westfalia, which sold at Barrett-Jackson’s recent Las Vegas auction, was priced in line with several other recent sales, with a small premium for excellent condition and natural price increases over time. The successful sale price of $26,400 indicates a bid price of $24,000 plus the 10% buyer’s premium. As a 1970 model, this van comes with a single-port 1,600-cc engine rated at 47 horsepower, a 4-speed manual transmission, independent rear suspension and four- wheel drum brakes. If you’re shopping for a Westfalia, this is the van you want to find. The seller has taken great care of the vehicle, including a quality respray, but the interior and the rest of the vehicle remained in stock configuration and in good shape. This Westie will hold its value indefinitely, and it can still be used for camping or showing. Smart shoppers who want to replicate this purchase should be ready and willing to take a leisurely time finding the right van. Be patient, and if you find one in this condition, consider yourself beyond lucky and be ready to spend the money. ♦ January 2016 43

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Legal Files John Draneas Auction Tips and Traps Do your homework, ask lots of questions and get expert help J anuary is nearing, and a good percentage of us will be making Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil l Files John Draneas Auction Tips and Traps Do your homewor al Files John Draneas Auction Tips and Traps Do your homework, ask lots of questions and get expert help J anuary is nearing, and a good percentage of us will be making you you about the car. In essence, an auction company acts as a broker. They are entitled to rely upon what the owner tells them about the car. If they simply repeat what they are told, and they have no reason to disbelieve it, then they are not liable for misrepresenting the car. Your recourse is against the consignor. That rule is, actually, as it should be. We can’t expect the auction companies to research and carefully inspect every car they sell at an auction, and we should be willing to pursue our claims against the consignors who actually misrepresent their cars. But some bidder contracts are written so broadly that they prevent the buyer from making claims 44 against the consignor. In those cases, you really have “as-is,” “caveat Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil Legal Fil s John Draneas Auction Tips and Traps Do your homework, ask lots of questions and get expert help J anuary is nearing, and a good percentage of us will be making you abo iles John Draneas Auction Tips and Traps Do your homework, ask lots of questions and get expert help J anuary is nearing, and a good percentage of us will be making you about the car. In essence, an auction company acts as a broker. They are entitled to rely upon what the owner tells them about the car. If they simply repeat what they are told, and they have no reason to disbelieve it, then they are not liable for misrepresenting the car. Your recourse is against the consignor. That rule is, actually, as it should be. We can’t expect the auction companies to research and carefully inspect every car they sell at an auction, and we should be willing to pursue our claims against the con- signors who actually misrepresent their cars. But some bidder contracts are written so broadly that they prevent the buyer from making claims 44 against the consignor. In those cases, you really have “as-is,” “caveat Another Another is when the auctioneer manufactures bids, referred to as “chandelier bids.” Most bidders think such bidding is despicable, but the law is actually more tolerant. When the car is being sold with reserve, this is all perfectly legal as long as the bids stay below the reserve. The logic is that no real bidder is harmed because his bid would not have bought the car. Also, many bidder contracts actually tell you that this can happen. But once the bids reach the reserve, the law changes completely. Now, shill and chandelier bids are generally illegal. The bids have come into the deal range, and real bidders are being damaged. If the auction is no-reserve, every bid is theoretically capable of Sports Car Market

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buying the car, so shill and chandelier bidding is generally illegal from the start. If you pay attention, you can start to feel the bidding flow. One com- mon indicator is where the bids run up quickly and then stop abruptly, never passing the reserve. That can indicate shill bidding, but then again it might just be an example of an unrealistic reserve with the bidding stopping at full market. After the win Plan ahead about what you are going to do with the car after you win the bid. The law in Arizona is that if you drive or haul the car off the auction grounds, you will have to pay Arizona sales tax. The only way around that is to have it transported away by a licensed common carrier. Make arrangements for transport ahead of time. As the auction progresses, transporters get full and you may have to wait longer to get the car home, pay more, or both. Sellers plan ahead Auction sellers also have lots of advance homework to do. As al- ready mentioned, the auction company will tell buyers what you told them about your car. This is not the time to exaggerate. Make sure everything you tell the auction company is scrupulously accurate. This can be difficult for a seller because you want to be very positive about your car and provide information that makes people want to buy it. There is nothing wrong with that, but be careful not to mislead. Write out your material and then let it sit overnight. Then read it again and try to imagine what a first-time reader is going to take from it. When you think you have it right, give it to a friend and ask what he thinks it says. Remember, it’s what the reader understands that matters, not what you intended to say. Be there There is no substitute for just being there. You see exactly what happens and, when results disappoint, you know what the surrounding circumstances were and where things went wrong. Plus, it’s good marketing to be there with your car, showing it to interested bidders and answering their questions. If you present well, bidders will have confidence in the car because they have confidence in you — more than they would ever gain from reading the catalog and other printed literature. Sales can fail It doesn’t happen very often, but there are instances where the suc- cessful bidder just fails to pay for the car. The auction companies do a good job of vetting bidders, but there is not much they can do when the qualified bidder simply refuses to write the check. You can sue, of course, but that doesn’t always give you complete financial relief. There isn’t much of anything you can do to protect against this situ- ation. You just have to be aware that it happens once in every so many auctions. Getting paid Fortunately, there are very few cases of auction sellers not getting paid, but it has happened. There have been several auction companies over the years that have been very delinquent in paying their sellers, with some of them being very serious situations. All “Legal Files” can say is, try to deal with the strongest and most reputable auction companies. If you aren’t sure about the one you want to use, talk to them about this and see if they make you comfortable. Check with state regulators, and ask other collectors about their experiences. Basically, do your due diligence in advance. ♦ JOHN DRANEAS is an attorney in Oregon. His comments are general in nature and are not intended to substitute for consultation with an attorney. He can be reached through www.draneaslaw.com. January 2016 45

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Simon Says Simon Kidston Feeling Lucky, Punk? If it sounds too good to be true, it usually is. Usually A n article in the Financial Times caught my eye: “World’s Riskiest Buys” is the headline, subtitled “Geopolitical property plays open to those prepared to gamble on real estate in places where the fundamentals are good, even if the times are bad.” We all like the idea of a bargain, especially if it’s staring everyone else in the face but we, of course, are the only ones savvy enough to recognize it... right? The author went on to explore potential property opportunities around the globe, from the more obvious such as Havana, former East Berlin, South Africa and Greece, to scarier propositions including Ciudad Juarez in Mexico (nickname: “The City of Death”), Niamey (“enchanting provided you like sand and camels”) or resource-rich Kinshasa, whose ruler is said to be happier playing computer games than attending to matters of state. This got me thinking. Probably the most frequently asked question soon after being introduced to fellow car enthusiasts at dinner parties is inevitably, “So what should I be buying?” If I knew the answer, I’d have a warehouse full of them. Dialed-in professionals should have a better feel than most for what stands a sporting chance at one day being “discovered” and helping fund our retirements, but let’s avoid the usual choices and be bold. These are, after all, the “World’s Riskiest Buys”... Search the classifieds. Or these days, the Internet. A few short years ago, an advert popped up online for a “Used Porsche 911 racing car.” In Africa, for $10,000, and the assurance that if you sent the money you’d get the car. Well, you wouldn’t, would you? It’s either a total scam, rather like hoping that by wiring an “administration fee” the riches a dead dictator has endowed upon you will be released — or at best it’s a home-built 1980s fright pig. Who’d have guessed that the Porsche team had left one of their Works 911R cars behind after the East Africa Safari rally, and that it would end up, sad and forlorn, in the hands of the local man who placed the advert? Follow the trail. Not all of the world’s greatest cars are accounted for. Did you know that an Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza was last spotted outside the Gezira Sporting Club in Cairo, Egypt, during World War II? Or that a Bugatti Type 57S Atlantic, arguably the world’s most valuable car, was loaded onto a freight train in Bordeaux just as the Germans ap- 46 proached in 1940? It’s never been heard of again. There’s even a tale of Grand Prix Bugattis, buried in their original packing crates, somewhere in Burma. Most of these tales are wild goose chases, or scams, like the priceless Aston DP “Project” racer discovered in a German scrap yard (wishful) or the Alfa Romeo TZ-1 also alleged to have languished with a rottamaio (everything sounds more exotic in Italian) for decades before being restored. Or at least that’s what everyone thought until an old photo of the same car being destroyed in a fireball at Sebring appeared. Yet the Mercedes-Benz 500K Special Roadster bricked up behind the British butcher’s shop and the dusty Ferrari California Spyder in the French barn are the tantalizing exceptions. Take the long road. We’ve all heard tales of Ferrari 250 GTOs bought for a song soon after their careers ended, just another noisy car which leaked rain and could no longer keep up with younger machinery. It begs two questions: How could everyone else pass up such an op- portunity, and how could sellers have been so shortsighted? Fast-forward 50 years, and little has changed. Recently retired racers, some pristine, some beaten and battered, could be yours for less than a new luxury sedan. Feeling brave? If you’ve got the time, the money and the space, it’s more tangible than investing in an Internet start-up. Hang around the departure lounge. Thick skinned and opportunis- tic? Good bedside manner? Follow the lead of the characters in “Wedding Crashers,” and you’ll find yourself attending the funerals of collectors now headed for that great garage in the sky. More often than not they’ll have left behind heavy metal which you’ll be stuck with until it’s your turn to follow them (LaSalle, anyone?), but just occasionally you’ll unearth a diamond in the rough before the auction houses get there. Just get plain lucky. That doesn’t include buying a car everyone else rates a fake, including you until the moment your check has cleared, when suddenly, “It’s not that bad.” The auction house upon whose board I served was once entrusted with the sale of two replica Chippendale commodes. The billionaire lady seller had given the originals to another firm to sell, except the shippers got them mixed up. Oops. The dealer who bought the real ones for $30,000 (cataloged as repros) listed them for sale the next day for $1 million. This doesn’t often happen with Ferrari P3s, but it doesn’t stop us hoping. ♦ Sports Car Market

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Feature 2015 Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille World-Class In Its Second Year A top-notch setting and great cars meet impeccable French style by Patrick Rollet Art and elegance in the French countryside Editor’s note: Last month, Leo Van Hoorick offered his thoughts on Chantilly. Here, we’ve asked Patrick Rollet, President of FIVA, for his perspective. totypes at a unique concours d’elegance, French style, where exceedingly beautiful young ladies presented state-of-the-art design automobiles. In addition, everyone got to view 1,000 classic and vintage automobiles brought by various clubs. Arts & Elegance, after only two editions, not only revives the tradition of high- P style Gallic events like the unforgettable Bagatelle, but it also competes with the world’s best. This concours has an awesome setting (with ample space), impeccable organization, French flair and, above all, a fabulous array of supporting events: steam boats on the Grand Canal, balloons over the Le Nôtre gardens, concours for the best eter Auto, organizer of the très chic Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille on the grounds of the Duke d’Aumale’s château and Prince de Condé’s grand stables, can be satisfied with the results of September 6, 2015. Massive crowds admired 90 world-class historic cars and a dozen pro- picnic or the best hat, elegant crowds without crowding, and much more. The jury included Sandra Button, SCM’s Keith Martin, Bruce Meyer, Andrea Zagato and Gordon Murray. There were 15 classes, and Best of Show went to Evert Louwman’s superlative 1936 Mercedes-Benz 500K Spezial Roadster. Mexican collector Arturo Keller was presented with Best Preserved Automobile Award from FIVA (Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens) for his untouched 1939 Bugatti Type 57C. Class winners included a 1932 Alfa Romeo Tipo B P3, a 1967 BRM H16 Mk II Formula One, a 1948 TalbotLago Grand Sport coupe, a 1962 Ferrari GTO, a 1931 Bugatti Type 50 Le Mans and a unique 1961 Citroën DS Chapron La Croisette cabriolet. Some fascinating cars didn’t get to the top, such as the Voisins of Peter Mullin (1934 C27 roadster by Figoni) and Phillip Moch (a stunning 1935 Aérosport with Hermès interior). Two great Mercedes-Benz cars wowed the crowd — an historic 1929 SS Grand Prix car and a 1928 680S Saoutchik roadster — but didn’t win awards. Yet just being invited Details Plan ahead: The Third Annual Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille is scheduled for September 4, 2016 to show at this event labels each car a winner. Chantilly’s next in edition takes place 1932 Alfa Romeo Tipo B P3, a winner in its class 50 September 2016. Don’t miss it. ♦ Number of cars on field: 100 Where: Chantilly Chateau, about 35 miles north of Paris General admission: €35 (about $38), children younger than 12 are admitted at no charge. Parking is €10 ($11) Website: www.richardmille.com Sports Car Market Casey Maxon/HVA–FIVA Casey Maxon/HVA–FIVA

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Feature 2015 Pacific Northwest Concours d’Elegance Comfortable In Its Own Shoes The Pacific Northwest Concours has established its own casual, classy, eclectic style by Daren Kloes With The LeMay Museum as backdrop, concours emcee Keith Martin interviews Chris Cord, grandson of E.L. Cord, about the 812 cabriolet A fter a while, a concours d’elegance begins to develop a personality. Organizers of new concours inevitably try to mirror the established shows, such as Pebble Beach or Amelia Island. With time, however, a concours begins to forge a life of its own. As it marked its 13th year on September 13, 2015, the Pacific Northwest Concours d’Elegance felt as though it had established its own identity — one that is uniquely Northwest. The concours is held on the big lawn at The LeMay—America’s Car Museum in Tacoma, WA, and the venue provides a picturesque backdrop with an aura that is thoroughly Pacific Northwest. The Tacoma Dome flanks the show field on one side, and the 165,000-square-foot LeMay Museum is on the other side. Visitors enjoy views of Commencement Bay, the East 21st Street suspension bridge, and downtown Tacoma. The Pacific Northwest Concours has developed a comfortable air. Not quite socks with sandals, as personified by some Pacific Northwesters, yet there was a feeling of openness and relaxation — as seen in some special classes. One such class called “Working Guys” featured a number of com- mercial vehicles. Craig Landon of Renton, WA, won the class with his 1931 Ford AA Express. Another special class featured “Customs and Lead Sleds.” Taking first place was restorer Steve Frisbee’s spectacular 1950 Ford. Every body panel was modified, but Frisbee’s artistry achieved a fabulous 1950s period vibe. The show also offered more traditional fare. “The Cars of E.L. Cord” brought Auburns, Cords and Duesenbergs to the show field. Chris Cord, the grandson of E.L. Cord, brought his Cord 812 cabriolet from Ketchum, ID. Best Duesenberg was awarded to Tom and Susan Armstrong for their 1931 SJ convertible sedan, while honors for Best Cord went to the 1936 Cord 810 cabriolet from the collection of Allan McCrary of Vacaville, CA. Best of Show and Best Auburn were awarded to Bruce Wanta’s sleek 1932 12-cylinder Speedster, which was presented in black with orange accents. Wanta aptly described the Speedster as the “Lamborghini Gallardo of its time.” Another highlight of the awards cer- emony was the first Ed Herrmann Award presented to SCM Publisher and Pacific Northwest Concours emcee Keith Martin. In 2015, the Pacific Northwest Best of Show and Best Auburn — Bruce Wanta’s 1932 12-cylinder Speedster 52 Concours finally hit its stride. It embraced its Northwest heritage with an underlying sense of ease and independence. In a sense, it has become comfortable in its own shoes — or sandals. ♦ Details Plan ahead: The 2016 Pacific Northwest Concours d’Elegance is scheduled for September 11 Where: The LeMay—America’s Car Museum, 2702 East D Street, Tacoma, WA, 98421 Admission: $35 for adults Web: www.americascarmuseum.org Sports Car Market David Tomaro David Tomaro

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Feature Porsche Rennsport Reunion V Racing Through History A friend returned to the paddock with non-matching paint and tire marks on his prototype Story and Photos by Michael Leven spirits than to celebrate the marque’s truly remarkable history. So Porsche pulled into Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca at Monterey, CA, pulled out all B the stops and threw itself a party. Between the on-track activities, autograph sessions and non-stop interviews with 50 Legend drivers and other dignitaries, 20 different model-specific car corrals, and wandering the paddock, it would’ve been very difficult for anyone attending to have taken it all in over the three days. Porsche even used the event to unveil a Rennsport Reunion edition of the 911 Carrera GTS, one of only 25 to be built. Factory racers galore The factory didn’t disappoint, bringing 40 cars, including landmark specimens such as the 1970 917K (replica) and 2015 919 Hybrid that respectively gave them their first and most recent overall victories at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Joining these two cars on a small stage was the 356 SL Gmünd coupe that gave Porsche their first (class) victory in 1951. This simple display spanned the breadth of Porsche’s racing history, illustrating its growth from builder of small-bore Index of Performance winners all the way to cuttingedge overall race victors, and emphatically stating Porsche is — and has always been — inextricably tied to racing. But it was the impressive display of privately owned Porsche racers — nearly 300 of them — that really drove home that point. y all counts, the fifth Porsche Rennsport Reunion on September 25–27 surpassed all expectations — and then some. Coming just three days after a major PR debacle for the parent VW group, there could not have been a better way for Porsche to divert attention and lift Porsche has always been unique in that, since its very early days, privateer teams could buy a factory-built race car and be competitive in top categories, and a great many of those present at the Reunion could claim such provenance. The Ingram Collection, The Revs Institute, Cameron Healy, Brumos Porsche and Bayside Racing each brought multiple examples, as did many others. One of my favorites was Bob Weber’s faithfully re- stored ex-Peter Gregg 1977 934.5 in which I rode as a teenager when first learning what “turbo lag’” and “shot from a cannon” really meant. Dents, dings and paint swaps As for the racing, the cars were broken into seven run groups corresponding to type or era. Some groups were racier than others, which was first noted when a 356 came in on a flatbed several inches shorter than it started. The early 911 group went at it pretty aggressively too, but nobody did any major damage. But willingness to risk the irreplaceable was not always inverse to car values, as displayed by the (sevenfigure) 962 of SCMer Bruce Canepa in hot pursuit of a couple of very fast late-model RS Spyders — all drivers had the hammer down. And I would be remiss to not mention a friend who returned to the paddock with non-matching paint and tire marks on his prototype. Make no mistake, many of these guys were racing. On a more civilized note, more than 100 cars par- ticipated in the “concours” held on a jam-packed pit lane, where the 1969 908 LH owned by SCM’s Miles Collier took Best of Show. In spite of all the cars and history, the most intriguing thing about this event for me was the people. From the 1,400 owners who brought their street Porsches to show, to the fans watching the races, to the folks wandering the pits to chat with their heroes, it seemed like they came to love the marque. And for me that gets to the heart of the Porsche mystique — it’s very personal. The people running Porsche clearly have a keen The 356 SL Gmünd coupe that earned Porsche its first class victory in 1951 54 sense of this and sculpted a grand-but-intimate event that provided something for every one of the 57,000-plus attendees. It appears the marque is in good hands. ♦ Sports Car Market

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Ferrari Profile 1958 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Competizione TdF Lest we forget, $7.7 million puts this TdF in rarified air shared by only a few other cars on the planet by Steve Ahlgrim Details 1958 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Competizione TdF Years produced: 1956–59 Number produced: 77 Original list price: $12,000 Current SCM Valuation: $6,500,000– $11,500,000 Tune-up cost: $3,000 Distributor cap: $450 Chassis # location: Left frame member by steering box Engine # location: Right rear motor mount Club: Ferrari Club of America Website: www.ferrariclubofamerica.org Alternatives: 1958 Mercedes-Benz 300SL, 1958 Ferrari California Spyder, 1960–63 Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato, 1953–55 Jaguar D-type SCM Investment Grade: A Comps Chassis number: 0897GT Engine number: 0897GT T he Ferrari 250 GT LWB Berlinetta is one of the most influential and impressive automobiles ever produced. It is the most successful competition 250 GT Ferrari model, having garnered more victories than any other model, including the revered 250 GTO. With the 3.0-liter Colombo V12 engine fitted to Ferrari’s 2,600-millimeter wheelbase chassis, this car was the first of numerous highly desirable Ferraris including the 250 GT SWB Berlinetta and the 250 GTO. With incredible alloy coachwork that was designed by Pininfarina and hand-built by Scaglietti, this was a car that was just as beautiful to look at as it was exciting to drive. This particular TdF, chassis number 0897GT, is a clas- sic 1958 version that has been fitted with a single louver between the rear and side windows and covered headlamps. Thirty-six such examples were produced, with this car being the fifth example built, and all were bodied in aluminum by Scaglietti and ready for competition. The current owner has enjoyed the car for 17 years. During that time it has been regularly driven and enjoyed on rallies and historic racing events including the Mille Miglia, the Ferrari Maserati Historic Challenge and the Le Mans Classic. The engine has recently received a full rebuild and is in excellent driving condition. Accompanying the sale are copies of the car’s build sheet as well as its Italian 58 Estratto Cronologico and period photographs. Moreover, it is accompanied by its valid FIA and FIVA Passport. The 250 GT TdF is renowned for its driving dynam- ics and road manners. It is highly valued as a competitive and successful GT car from one of Ferrari’s most successful eras of racing. As such, it is an ideal entrant for historic events around the globe. The acquisition of 0897GT would not only afford access to some of the world’s most prestigious driving events, but would also serve as a highlight of any significant collection. SCM Analysis This car, Lot 172, sold for $7,667,319, including buyer’s premium, at RM Sotheby’s London Auction on September 7, 2015. The majority of international four-wheel racing is reg- ulated by the Federation Internationale de Automobile commonly known as the FIA. The FIA makes rules that are adopted by automobile clubs throughout the world. The organization currently comprises 237 organizations in 132 countries. The FIA governs racing at all levels of racing, from amateur to professional, from Karting to Formula One. A tragic accident at the 1955 24 Hour Le Mans race saw 83 spectators and a driver die — plus another 120 spectators injured. It was the worst accident in the history of motor racing and correspondingly drew severe condemnation of the sport. 1956 Ferrari 250 GT Tour de France Lot 156, s/n 0563GT Condition 1- Sold at $8,118,993 RM Auctions, London, U.K., 9/8/14 SCM# 245194 1957 Ferrari 250 GT 14-Louver Lot 39, s/n 0703GT Condition 1- Sold at $9,460,000 Gooding & Co., Pebble Beach, CA, 8/18/13 SCM# 227443 1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB Tour de France Lot 127, s/n 1335GT Condition 1 Sold at $3,157,825 RM Auctions, London, U.K., 10/31/12 SCM# 214201 Sports Car Market Tom Gidden © 2015, courtesy of RM Sotheby’s

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Partly in response to the disaster, 1956 FIA rules introduced a new, production-based GT class with cars classed according to their displacement. The two- to three-liter GT class was a perfect fit for Ferrari’s 3-liter 250 engine, and over the next 10 years the class would be dominated by a series of Ferrari 250 GT models. The Ferraris won prestigious international endurance races, multi-stage Mille Miglia style races, hillclimbs, and small-venue club races. Anywhere GT cars raced you would find Ferraris, and everywhere they raced, they dominated. Ferrari’s most famous name The name 250 GT covers a lot of territory. Ferrari called many dif- ferent cars 250 GTs. In rough terms, a 250 GT is a Grand Touring car rather than an all-out race car. Variations of 250 GTs were produced from 1952 through 1964. They can be open top, closed top, two passenger or four passenger. They can lean towards a serious race car, a dual-purpose race/street car, or a high-performance street car. The use of a common name in part might be credited to desiring latitude on homologation papers. If your new car was named the same as your old car, you might get a pass on a modification that a newly named car wouldn’t. Additionally, a modifier such as “long wheelbase” wasn’t needed if a short-wheelbase model hadn’t been introduced yet. The names we call many Ferraris today are nicknames that Ferrari never officially recognized, but they became necessary and common. Ferrari built race cars before he built street cars. All early Ferraris were based on racing engineering. All vintage street Ferraris evolved from race cars. No vintage Ferrari race car evolved from a street car. The 250 GTs were no exception. As direct descendants of the 250 Mille Miglia, all 250 GTs had a legitimate racing heritage. One line of 250 GTs would extend their heritage to become a racing icon. The FIA GT class was designed for production-based cars, so Ferrari designed a car for the class. The 250 Gran Turismo Berlinetta was Ferrari’s answer to the challenge. The Berlinetta — light coupe — was what would be called a dual- purpose car. It was engineered to be a race car that was just civilized and dependable enough to also be driven on the street. Between 1955 and 1964, Ferrari would build roughly 300 dual- purpose 250 Berlinettas. The run would include the 250 GT LongWheelbase Berlinetta, the 250 Short-Wheelbase Berlinetta, the 250 GTO and a few interim cars. The TdF appears The early 250 GT Berlinettas are alternately known as Long- Wheelbase models or Tour de Frances. The Tour de France was a grueling multi-stage, multi-day event consisting of multiple circuit races, a couple of hillclimbs and maybe a drag race, all interspersed within a high-speed rally. The event was so tough that in 1963 only 31 of the 122 starters finished. That year a 250 GTO took top honors. The name “Tour de France” was bestowed on the Long-Wheelbase Berlinetta after winning the 1956 race. It was a fitting title, as 250 GTs won their class at the Tour nine years straight. Not all TdFs are equal. There were several different versions of the TdF — with some subsets. While the chief differentiating factor — the number of louvers in the sail panel behind the side window — significantly influences value, other criteria, such as body builder, open or closed headlight, Mille Miglia retrospective eligibility, and racing history are also important factors. Some are better than others Evaluating RM Sotheby’s TdF 0897 is a little like judging the Miss America Pageant. They’re all winners, but some are better than others. Chassis 0897 is a wonderful car with a good provenance, but it isn’t a top-shelf TdF. It is a single-louver model, which is not the most desirable TdF combination. It has been enjoyed hard, and it is not in show condition. More importantly, chassis 0897 had a couple good finishes in a couple of minor races, but no major successes. Following RM Sotheby’s $13,200,200 TdF sale at Monterey this year (November 2015, p. 114), a sale price of $7,667,319 might seem like the sky is falling. On the contrary, the bid was probably spot-on. The $13.2 million car was the very 250 TdF that won the 1956 Tour de France — and earned the nomenclature for the model. It was owned and raced by Alfonso de Portago, the Marquis de Portago, an important Ferrari patron and an important TdF pilot. This car was a once-in-alifetime opportunity, and the final bid was fitting for the prize. Our subject car, chassis 0897, achieved a solid result appropriate to the car. Lest we forget, $7.7 million puts it in rarified air shared by only a few cars on the planet. Chassis 0897 may not have rung the TdF bell, but both sides should have gone home happy. ♦ (Introductory description courtesy of RM Sotheby’s.) January 2016 59

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English Profile 1974 Lotus Europa Twin Cam Special A Europa makes a wonderful counterpoint to the more ordinary clichés of many car collections by Reid Trummel Details Years produced: 1972–74 Number produced: 3,130 Original list price: $7,292 Current SCM Valuation: $20,000-$35,000 Tune-up cost: $200-$300 Distributor cap: $25 Chassis # location: Serial number plate on the dashboard and on the inner edge of the left vertical door sill Engine # location: Stamped into the block on top surface next to exhaust manifold Club: Lotus Ltd., P.O. Box L, College Park, MD 20741 More: www.lotuscarclub.org Alternatives: 1972–77 TVR 2500M, 1970–72 Marcos Mantis M70, any Formula Vee SCM Investment Grade: B Comps Chassis number: 4140R T his is a two-owner car originally from Laguna Beach, CA. The restoration was completed by David Zumstein. It is said that he has restored many concours-winning English cars. The engine was rebuilt with higher-performance cams, pistons and valve-train components to give the car a little more power for the driver to enjoy. This has a one-piece Weber aluminum cylinder head with twin Weber carburetors and its original Renault 5-speed manual transmission with new bushings in the linkage. The woodgrain on the dash has been refinished, and the Lotus Green loop carpets are new. Many one-of-a-kind features were added by the first owner, such as subtle fender flares, a custom front air dam, sunroof and high-performance suspension components. When the car was repainted in white, the turn signals on top of the hood were moved into the front end and the side markers were deleted for a cleaner look. The black-and-green interior is neat and professional. A custom stainless-steel exhaust was fabricated, and the disc brakes and suspension were rebuilt. Also, the cooling system was enhanced with more powerful electric fans. The 13-inch Lotus wheels are wrapped in Yokohama tires to complete the performance-car look. This fun and sporty Lotus Europa is said to have a top speed of 125 mph. SCM Analysis This car, Lot 1051, sold for $33,000, including buyer’s premium, at Auction America’s California auction in Santa Monica, 60 CA, on July 17, 2015. Like raw oysters, kimchi, haggis and Vegemite, the Lotus Europa is an acquired taste. While many will never acquire a taste for the quirky-looking Europa, those who can get past the platypus face and sushi-knife profile will be rewarded with a driving experience not offered by any of its age peers. The raised eyebrows provoked by the styling are soon replaced by a grin on the first drive. The Europa was conceived as a street-legal race car, or perhaps a race-spec street car. With vintage Lotus cars, the lines were always blurred. First introduced in 1966, the Europa was Lotus’s entry into the Common Market. The first Europas were equipped with the 1,470cc Renault 16 engine. The lightweight two-seat coupe with a backbone frame rides on an all-independent Chapman suspension, and a contemporary road tester called it the closest thing to a street-going Formula car. Indeed, this first mid-engine Lotus inspired road testers to new levels of praise: “You run out of courage before the car runs out of road holding ability,” “The car handles so well and so easily that you can drive around the outside of the track, passing a Mini, while singing a tune and peeling an orange,” and, “You finish your trip more refreshed than when you started.” However, the Europa was not initially intended for export to the United States, and apart from a few examples filtering into the USA via private importation, it wasn’t until a Federalized version of the Europa S2 was produced in 1968 that they began to arrive in commer- 1973 Lotus Europa “Big Valve” Special Lot 8, s/n 1184Q Condition 3 Sold at $30,501 Bonhams, Francorchamps, BEL, 5/25/13 SCM# 221973 1971 Lotus Europa Twin Cam Lot 161, s/n V253332 Condition 2 Sold at $17,531 Bonhams, Silverstone, U.K., 5/12/12 SCM# 201721 1974 Lotus Europa Twin Cam Special Lot 545, s/n 7408141Q Condition 3+ Sold at $19,355 Bonhams, Royal Air Force Museum, London, U.K., 4/21/08 SCM# 116503 Sports Car Market Karissa Hosek © 2015, courtesy of Auctions America

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cial quantity. However, “commercial quantity” is a relative term, and a Europa sighting remained in the same rareness category as unicycles and zeppelins. Enter the Twink By 1971 Lotus finally addressed the rearward vision problem pro- duced by the original “bread van” design. Designers cut down the sails on the flanks, which gave drivers a sporting chance at seeing police cruisers pacing them in the next lane. Equally important was the replacement of the Renault 16 engine and its 80 horsepower with a sweet 1,557-cc Lotus-Ford twin-cam engine producing 105 horsepower. If that doesn’t sound too impressive, remember that a Europa weighed only 1,600 pounds. Zero-to-60 mph times improved from 10 seconds to just eight seconds. The new model was named simply the “Twin Cam.” Many owners called it the “Twink.” After producing 1,580 Twin Cam models, Lotus again upped the horsepower ante with the “Big Valve” engine that produced 126 horsepower. It was named simply the “Special,” and 0–60 mph times fell to six to seven seconds, which was astonishingly fast in its day. Our subject car is such a model. Restoration and modification David Zumstein, owner of Abingdon West Ltd. in Fallbrook, CA, restored our subject car. Zumstein has the distinction of being the restorer of the top-selling Sunbeam Tiger (a 1964 Mark I in Balmoral Gray) at $154,000 — Lot 69 in Gooding’s 2015 Amelia Island auction. While restoring this Europa, Zumstein made a few modifications. The front turn signals have been relocated under the bumper, and fared-in driving lights have been added. Relocating — or even just plain removing, in some cases — the front turn signals is a common mod for these cars, as the factory solution was, ahem, somewhat inelegant. And as long as strict originality was compromised there, why not add some attractive, period-looking driving lights at the same time? Likewise, removal of the side-marker lights is also a common choice when doing a restoration. The Europa’s flanks look better without the additional clutter. The addition of a sunroof is a personal taste decision that may help relieve claustrophobia in the cozy Europa cockpit. However, the roof is too large to be stored in the car, so trips without it require faith in the weather forecast. The white repaint is perhaps an uninspired choice, although it is believed to be the car’s original color, and it is also the most forgiving color for wavy fiberglass with spider-web-cracked paint, although I don’t see either on this example. The addition of a green and yellow racing stripe by the car’s con- signor is a nice nod to Lotus theme colors, and the green carpet is a tasteful and respectful deviation. The overall effect is a car tastefully modified by someone who knows and respects the marque and wasn’t fixated on strict originality. Rare — and getting rarer Today a Europa sighting remains a rarity. Although 3,130 Specials were produced, these fiberglass cars were little better than piñatas on wheels when it came to accident survival. But assuming you’ve verified that you can enter and exit one without an assist from a chiropractor and a Jaws-of-Life operator, a Europa makes a wonderful counterpoint to the more ordinary clichés of many car collections. It’s like a Nehru jacket — it takes real confidence to wear it without feeling self-conscious, but it still looks stylish and contemporary — in a Europa sort of way. Selling near the high end of the SCM Pocket Price Guide value range of $20,000–$35,000 for a Europa Special, I call this one slightly well sold. Nehru jacket not included. ♦ (Introductory description courtesy of Auctions America.) January 2016 61

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Etceterini & Friends Profile 1990 Alfa Romeo SZ A pickled car with tiny mileage is less appealing than a well-cared-for, often-driven road veteran by Donald Osborne Details Years produced: 1989–91 Number produced: 1,036 Original list price: $67,500 (approximate) Current SCM Valuation: $45,000–$95,000 Tune-up cost: $675 Distributor caps: $20 Chassis # location: ID tag on firewall, stamped on floor of trunk Engine # location: Right side of engine block Club: Alfa Romeo Owners Club Web: www.aroc-usa.org Alternatives: 1990 Nissan Skyline GT-R, 1992 Ferrari 348 Serie Speciale, 1992 Porsche 911 Carrera RS SCM Investment Grade: C Comps 1991 Alfa Romeo SZ Chassis number: ZAR16200003000122 T his modern interpretation of the Sprint Zagato was also known internally as the ES-30, or Experimental Sports Three-Liter. This lowproduction, high-performance automobile was designed by Robert Opron and Antonio Castellana, who had based it on the floorpan of the Group A/IMSA Alfa 75. The front-engine/rear-drive design also borrowed that model’s 5-speed manual rear transaxle and suspension, which was comprised of lower front wishbones with coil springs, transverse links, and an anti-roll bar; in the rear, a De Dion axle with coil springs, trailing arms and an anti-roll bar could be found. The four-wheel disc brakes were mounted inboard at the rear. The suspension was carefully re-engineered by Giorgio Pianta, a talented test driver and the team manager of the Fiat and Lancia factory rally programs. Sr. Pianta is credited with developing the WRC-winning Fiat 124 Abarth Rally and the 131 Abarth Rally and Lancia 037 Rally, and he was also instrumental in making the Lancia Delta S4 a winner in 1985. Koni produced special shock absorbers for the SZ, and when fitted with high-performance Pirelli P Zero tires, the car was able to sustain more than 1.0G on a skid pad, which was quite outstanding for the day The SV was nicknamed “Il Mostro,” or the Monster, due to its angular thermoplastic injection-molded composite body panels, which generated quite a response from the public, although there was no denying its impressive performance. Alfa Romeo originally con- 62 tracted Zagato to build just 1,000 examples, but demand was such that a total of 1,036 were produced between 1989 and 1991. All but one of the Sprint Veloce coupes were painted red with a gray roof. That single exception was finished in black for Andrea Zagato. Each car carried a special plaque on the console which featured its serial number; this example is number 095. The virtually brand-new Alfa Romeo Sprint Zagato was recently acquired from its original long-term owner of nearly 25 years, an Alfa Romeo dealership in southern Italy. This daringly styled coupe was built on September 11, 1990, duly registered on 30 September, and assigned license plate number AD022NB. As it was very rarely driven, its odometer read just 349 kilometers (216 miles) at the time of cataloging. This very unusual Alfa Romeo coupe has been regu- larly maintained and was recently given a 10,000-kilometer service (although, as noted, it has only driven a fraction of that). It is a highly original and unmolested SZ which still retains its original Italian registration documentation and license plates. It is as fine an example as can be found. SCM Analysis This car, Lot 138, sold for $108,245 (£67,200; £1.00=$1.61), including buyer’s premium, at the RM Sotheby’s London, U.K., sale on September 7, 2015. Analyzing and commenting on the price achieved for this car and relating it to value was an interesting exer- Lot 25, s/n ZAR1620003000798 Condition 2 Sold at $62,571 Artcurial, Paris, FRA, 10/20/13 SCM# 228597 1990 Alfa Romeo SZ Lot 408, s/n ZAR162000300077 Condition 1Sold at $60,513 Bonhams, Goodwood, U.K., 7/1/11 SCM# 182308 1991 Alfa Romeo SZ Lot 36, s/n ZAR1620003000654 Condition 1Sold at $35,121 Bonhams, Reims, FRA, 9/11/10 SCM# 166038 Sports Car Market Cymon Taylor © 2015, courtesy of RM Sotheby’s

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cise, as it is for me every day in my business as an appraiser. Frequently, “price,” “cost” and “value” are used interchangeably in conversation — although they are quite different. This Alfa is a good illustration of how they vary. Price is the amount of money paid by a buyer to a seller to acquire a product or service. The amount charged by the seller includes the cost, as well as any profit and applicable taxes. Cost is the amount of money spent on the creation of a product — the steel, rubber, glass, plastic and paint — that go into building a car. Value is the usefulness of a product to a customer. For example, if you need to have an interesting collector vehicle that you could drive every day of the week in all types of weather, a nitromethane-powered vintage dragster race car might not have much value to your segment of the market. This usefulness is sometimes expressed in monetary terms, is always defined by the market and can vary greatly from user to user. An investment-grade car The Alfa Romeo SZ fulfills just about all the requirements of an in- vestment-grade automobile. What are those requirements? They include rarity, importance in design and/or engineering, historic relevance to the brand, driving appeal and marque image. Rarity is ensured, with just over 1,000 coupes and 200 spiders built. The design is very much of the period and is a dramatic and memorable exemplar of the “block wedge” look. On the engineering and historic-relevance front, the SZ didn’t break any new ground, but it was certainly the highest expression of the frontengine/rear-wheel-drive Alfa layout that began with the Alfetta in 1972. The chassis development done by Giorgio Pianta is in line with the successful competition programs he managed for other brands in the Fiat Group portfolio. For driving appeal, the SZ delivers, although not in the “power conquers all” manner of many performance cars. It’s the balance that convinces, with truly fantastic grip and an almost complete absence of roll combined with communicative, responsive steering. You have enough power to get where you need to go with enough enjoyment, but of course, that bar has moved dramatically upwards since 1989. Finally, it was a real halo car for Alfa at the time — a reminder of the great special-bodied coupes that made Alfa’s reputation from the 1930s through the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. An object of desire In the interest of disclosure, I have to say that an SZ has been on my list of Must Owns since I first saw it at its March 1989 launch at the Geneva Auto Show. Its admittedly polarizing looks appealed to me at once — a car with this kind of presence rarely comes along. Is it beautiful? Certainly not — but you won’t forget what one looks like. And despite the fact that Zagato actually lost the competition to style the car, they did build it, and there’s no doubt that the Centro Stile team that drew the car on their computers must have had more than one slightly bizarre Zagato design in their hearts and minds. I like to think Zagato itself didn’t go “Zagato enough” in their proposal. One car, three markets These cars were very expensive when new, approximately $65,000 in 1990. Depreciation was not too bad, all things considered, with the lowest prices hitting about $30,000 a decade later. One could be bought in the mid-$30k to mid-$40k range for many years thereafter. Prices have recently taken a notable turn upwards — but not across the board. There are actually three very different market levels for this car. The first market consists of cars that were purchased and driven — long and hard. They have anywhere from 100,000 to 300,000 km (62,000 to 186,000 miles) on the clock and are on the market for €30,000–€40,000 ($33k–$44k at the exchange rate of the time of writing). Then there are the virtually unused time capsules, such as our sub- ject car. They all have less than 1,000 km (621 miles) on the road and various service histories. They are perfect for looking at, but they are less wonderful to use, as each mile traveled lessens their appeal for their particular audience. The middle ground belongs to the truly rare examples: cars that have been driven and maintained as special, compelling automobiles. They show from 20,000 to 50,000 km (12,427 to 31,068 miles) and can be had from €60,000 to €75,000 ($66k–$83k). They will all have good service histories, original books and paperwork. This will include its Certificato di Collaudo, which is the final inspection certificate with the number of the car hand-written on it and bearing the signatures of the inspector, technical supervisor and the director of production quality, attesting that this particular car passed all functional inspections as well as a test on the road and on Alfa’s private test track at Arese. Usable cars for less In October 2015, my good friend Martin Willems in the Netherlands found me a great 1991 SZ with 58,000 km (36,039 miles), two owners from new, all paperwork and fully serviced. It was in very good condition, with just a bit of road rash on the front bumper and a scratch on the trunk hatch. The asking price was €58,000 (about $66k). I considered it long and hard — and finally said no. It was exactly the kind of car I was looking for, but in the end, the incompatibility of my needs and the SZ was too much to overcome. I like to drive my cars — and the NLA headlights, bespoke Koni elec- tronically adjustable shocks, the €2,000 ($2,288) cost of a replacement windshield and the short life of the special Pirelli P-Zero tires were too many concerns. There was also the California Department of Motor Vehicles to contend with, as no one would tell me if I could actually register the car once I got it home. That a 349-km SZ might sell for this price is not a shock, but it’s also no indication that a far more usable and ultimately more satisfying to own example cannot be found for 25% less than paid here. It’s a graphic expression of Price and Value. This is a clear case of a higher price that doesn’t represent higher value. ♦ (Introductory description courtesy of RM Sotheby’s.) January 2016 63

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Etceterini & Friends Profile The Cumberford Perspective What were they thinking? By Robert Cumberford 2 bodywork hiding really lovely chassis,” which happens all too often with coachbuilt cars. This Alfa Romeo SZ is an outstanding example from a while back that underlines the unpredictable irregularity of Zagato body designs. Some — the majority, I think — are superb and some are sublime. But then there are things like this. B My absolute favorite post-1945 Alfa is a Zagato carrying the same SZ name, but that curvaceous, voluptuous 1960s Giulietta is the pure antithesis of this blocky, clumsy 75 sedan-based V6 GT. More than a thousand of these coupes were made in the early 1990s, along with 200odd spiders, which were heavier, slower and just as inelegant. No, make that more inelegant; the generously glazed roof of the coupe was the best part of the SZ’s design. I’ve only ever seen one of these on the road. What I remember most about it was not the ill-fitting plastic body panels or the straight-cut, sharp-cornered ends of its brutal bodywork, but the happy smile on the face of its driver as we waited to board a Channel ferry. I could see he was eager to arrive in France and let “The Monster,” as the Italians called this SZ, seek its stride on lovely secondary roads. ♦ 7 ritish sage L.J.K. Setright once commented on “really ugly 1 6 4 3 5 FRONT 3/4 VIEW 1 This is where the Alfa three-headlamp theme later used by other Italian design houses came from. Carrozzeria Zagato has often been a great innovator. 2 But this tiny interpreta- tion of the Alfa shield grille outline is not a great idea — nor has it been adopted by others. 3 This curious curved A-pillar is not particularly attractive, but it does allow for a truly big windshield with a superb field of view. 4 One presumes that this wing is effective, since Zagato began as a design and build center focused on aerodynamics and light weight. But it sticks out here like a sore thumb. 5 Yes, it does look like the rear corner of a UPS truck, and the plastic panels are as wavy and rippling as UPS’s plastic truck bodies. 6 The bulging wheelhouse surround does evoke sportiness, and allows for bigger tires, so the standard wheels look a bit lost in the opening. REAR 3/4 VIEW 7 There is absolutely no subtlety in the bumper design. It’s a plastic packing box with a strict rectangular inset section for the license plate. At least the lamps therein are also rectangular. 8 The composition of the rear face is odd. The full-width taillight panel is 9 good, but the narrow trunk opening leaves odd, nearlysquare panels at the outer corners. Infelicitous at best. 9 The profile of the rear quarter glass is recapitulated in the door handle below, swapped left-for-right and turned up 90 degrees. 10 No, you can’t get much flatter sides than this. At least in this photo the wavy surfaces and rippling reflections don’t show. But see the above shot. A nasty presentation. 11 This sharp corner is blunt and suggests there was no interest in managing mass airflow around the body. 12 But this curved section, actually dropping below the height of the sills as it leads into the tires, suggests that indeed there was experienced intelligence at work on the shape. But not aesthetic intelligence. INTERIOR VIEW (see previous page) The interior is pure Zagato thinking at its best. It’s simple, well executed and extremely attractive to a dedicated enthusiast. Seats are comfortable-looking, no doubt extremely light and strong, with a clever grab handle on the inboard side of the passenger’s seat. The instrument panel is organized to be perfect for the driver: All instruments are visible through the wheel, and the center portion is angled toward the driver. As with the SZ driver I saw long ago, I think I’d have a big smile on my face as well, if I were sitting here. 8 10 11 12 64 Sports Car Market

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German Profile Column Author 1914 Mercedes 28/95 Phaeton That this grand motorcar is almost unchanged 100 years later is due to the men who cared for her by Alex Finigan Details Years produced: 1914 to 1925 Number produced: 590 (25 Series 1 cars between 1914 and 1915 and 565 Series 2 cars between 1920 and 1924) Original list price: N/A Current SCM Valuation: $650,000– $850,000 Tune-up cost: $2,500 Magneto cap: $2,500 Club: Mercedes-Benz Club of America More: www.mbca.org Alternatives: 1922–25 Bentley 3 Litre, 1927–30 Mercedes-Benz S tourer, 1907–25 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost SCM Investment Grade: A Comps 1924 Mercedes-Benz 10/40/65 Lot 37, s/n 27434 Condition 2 Chassis number: 15979 cc, 90-bhp overhead-camshaft 6-cylinder engine had been fitted with a cover to enclose the previously exposed shaft-and-bevel gear-driven valve-gear. Two Zenith updraft carburetors and individual intake R passages to each cylinder ensured exceptional breathing for the period. The large six was closely related to the Daimler DF80 aircraft engine and mounted in a chassis that was quite stiff for the period. Six forged-steel cylinders, set inline in pairs and wrapped with pressed steel water jackets, provided substantially more strength than conventional cast cylinders. The water pump was driven by a bevel gear connected to the vertical gear drive for the valve train. The 28/95 was the first model to feature the soon-to- become-classic vee-shaped grille on a Mercedes, as well as the exhaust pipes wrapped in flexible metal hoses. The beefy frame consisted of two U-shaped beams connected by cross members. Later, a short-wheelbase version became available, as did a supercharged engine. In this way, the 28/95 was the first of Mercedes’ sporting 6-cylinder cars and pointed the way down the path that eventually resulted in the much vaunted S, SS, SSK and SSKL models. The archives of Mercedes-Benz Classic state that the file for Kommissionsnummer 16835 indicates that 66 eadied in 1914 to replace the 4-cylinder 37/90, for all intents and purposes, the Mercedes 28/95 did not reach production until after World War I. By the time it did reach its customers, the big 7,280- Mercedes 28/95 chassis number 15979 was correctly fitted with engine 22781. The destination for the chassis was New York, and the date of delivery was September 30, 1920. The archive further lists that in 1921, a Sindelfingen-built bodyshell of a four-seater open tourer was delivered to New York for this chassis. According to a 2004 article by David Newhardt, the Daimler-MotorenGesellschaft built a total of 5,985 cars in 1914, which made the company one of the world’s largest car makers. The article goes on to state that commission number 16835 was ordered in July 1914, that the car was intended for shipping to Paris and that the factory fitted the chassis with a handsome wood-planked body. It should be noted that the wooden body now mounted on 15979 carries an extremely rare plaque indicating “C.L. Charley, 70 Champs Élyseés, Sole Agent.” The sales network in France of the Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft had been in turmoil from 1904 to late 1910. During that time, a certain Charley Lehman, using the moniker C.L. Charley, had been the general agent for France, Belgium and America for the Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft. He operated a rather stupendous showroom at number 70 Champs-Élysées called the Mercedes Palace. The C.L. Charley plaque dates the original body to the 1907–10 period, and it could possibly have been constructed to a C.L. Charley order by Jacques Saoutchik, who was a carpenter by trade. According to the auction description for 15979 when it was sold in 1993 as part of the estate of Ben Paul Moser, Not sold at $528,000 Bonhams, Stuttgart, DEU, 7/12/14 SCM# 244662 1925 Mercedes-Benz 10/40/65 2.6 Liter Lot 395, s/n 27522 Condition 3+ Sold at $250,939 Bonhams, Paris, FRA, 2/6/14 SCM# 232433 1925 Mercedes-Benz 24/100/140 PS Lot 5, s/n 22439 Condition 4- Not sold at $340,000 Christie’s, Greenwich, CT, 6/4/2006 SCM# 41876 Sports Car Market Pawel Litwinski, courtesy of Bonhams

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the car was ordered in 1914 by Mercedes Paris, but the order was canceled due to the outbreak of World War I. Then in 1917, a Berlin banker ordered the car but canceled it for reasons unknown. On December 15, 1919, Mr. Alfred Bourne of the Mercedes Repair Company, 218 East 54th Street, New York City, ordered the car, and it was shipped as a chassis one year later. In essence, there is some difficulty in determining an exact date of manufacture for this car. Perhaps the discrepancy or confusion in dates of manufacture can be explained by the repeated order cancellations or interruptions at the works because of the war. Commodore Moore of the New York Yacht Club bought the car from Alfred Bourne, after which the car was then owned by a succession of sportsmen, and in 1932 was bought by Kirk Gibson, who drove it for a year as a commuter car between Cape Cod and his classes at Harvard University. In the 1940s, the car became part of the George Waterman collection in Rhode Island. Waterman kept 15979 until the 1960s, when it went to Richard Paine of Seal Harbor, ME. Sometime later the car was acquired by Tom Barrett of Barrett-Jackson auction fame, who sold it to Santa Barbara antique car sleuth and sometime dealer Ben Paul Moser. Moser kept 15979 until his death, whereupon it was purchased by Richie Clyne at the 1993 auction. Clyne in turn sold the Mercedes to antique car collector and hotelier Bill Evans of San Diego. Evans recognized that the chassis, engine and body of 15979 re- mained original and unrestored. When Evans first got the car, he soaked the wooden body in linseed oil for three years, while cleaning up the rest. It received a new set of tires, while the original top and upholstery were covered by protective canvas. A close examination of the wood at the rear reveals that the body was likely a French boattail-type skiff originally, and that the pointed rear has been abbreviated at some point in order to create space for the antique luggage set. It is believed that at some point the original D.F. 80 engine, or parts of it, was replaced with a similar unit, and the original carburetors replaced with Zenith Detroits. This information stems from a note in the 1993 auction catalog; however, the engine tag carrying number 22781 affixed to the engine today appears to be the original one. Bill Evans used his powerful Mercedes, driving it about 1,000 miles a year, and he likened the brutish car to being something of an E63 AMG of its day. In August of 2003, Evans showed 15979 in the preservation class at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. He drove the car much of the way to and from his San Diego home. At Pebble, it won the FIVA Award for most original car. Henrik Frederiksen subsequently acquired 15979, and it was refur- bished by the noted Mercedes specialist Reifen-Wagner, which included a rebuild of the magneto. The engine originally required hand-cranking, but an electric starter has now been fitted. A folder comes with the car with numerous photographs of the engine renovation work that has been carried out. In addition, a photocopy of the extremely scarce 28/95 instruction manual is included in the files. While it has not been possible to precisely determine when the chassis and the lovely wooden body were united, both are highly original, and today this 28/95 provides a unique look backward at how the DaimlerMotoren-Gesellschaft built luxury cars close to 100 years ago. SCM Analysis This car, Lot 28, sold for $1,401,029, including buyer’s premium, at Bonhams’ Frederiksen Auction in Ebeltoft, Denmark, on September 26, 2015. When SCM executive editor Chester Allen contacted me to do a write- up on this car, I almost passed. Admittedly, except for hot rods, I’m not really a pre-war guy, but as I read Bonhams’ write-up, I was intrigued. Ninety horsepower was some serious oomph in 1914. Based on a 7.3- liter aircraft engine with a single overhead cam, twin Zenith updraft carbs, and an alloy crankcase, this was the leading edge of automotive technology before the war. As with most wars, there were rapid advances in the late teens. Necessity is, after all, the mother of invention. Going over the auction description, I was astounded to find out the car had initially been ordered in 1914, then canceled and reordered a couple of more times before finally being completed in 1920. As with a lot of cars of this era, a driving chassis was delivered to a coachbuilder to have a body designed to meet the customer’s needs. It was not unusual to have two bodies built: one for summer, and one for winter use. The designation 28/95 was used to denote two things: 28 was the tax- able horsepower and 95 was the actual horsepower. This model was the grandfather of what was to become the wildly successful SSK and SSKL racers. Never restored The fact that this grand motorcar still exists almost unchanged 100 years later is due in no small part to the men who cared for her. It’s like reading the Who’s Who list of the classic car world, starting with George Waterman in the 1940s. From there it goes through the loving hands of Richard Paine, Tom Barrett, Ben Paul Moser, Richie Clyne and Bill Evans. To a man, all resisted the temptation to restore her. Now, I have got nothing against restored cars, but there’s just some- thing so special about a car that’s 100 years old, and is still on the road. All it took was just regular maintenance and driving. How cool is that? Dripping history — and value Although I stated that I am not a pre-war car guy, my favorite class now at Pebble Beach is the pre-war preservation class. Crazed paint, yellowed glass and distressed leather all suck me in. I love to think of where these cars have been — and how they have escaped the scrap yard or the restorer’s touch. The stories they could tell. Given the condition and the ownership history, this is a bona fide Blue Chip investment. The buyer added his or her name to a list of the hobby’s most knowl- edgeable and considerate custodians. It’s like having the car fully vetted for you. If this Mercedes were a pre-war Bentley in this condition, it would easily be twice the price. For that reason — and for what this car is and represents, I’d call this extremely well bought. ♦ (Introductory description courtesy of Bonhams.) January 2016 67

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American Profile 1960 Chrysler 300F Hard Top Would you rather point out a Cross Ram induction system or a big, hulking Hemi engine to buyers? by Carl Bomstead Details Year produced: 1960 Number produced: 964 hard tops Original list price: $5,411 Current SCM Valuation: $50,000–$80,000 Tune-up cost: $350 Distributor cap: $45 Chassis # location: Driver’s door post Engine # location: Boss behind water pump Club: Chrysler 300 Club International More: www.chrysler300club.com Alternatives: 1960 Cadillac Series 62, 1960 Lincoln Continental, 1959 Chrysler 300E coupe SCM Investment Grade: B Comps Chassis number: 03137720 the best that Detroit had to offer in its luxury “sedan class.” They succinctly summed up an evaluation as “an athletic, but lovable Amazon.” All of Chrysler’s 1960 cars were built with frame- R less, unibody construction, and the 300F got a complete makeover. The new F rode on a 126-inch wheelbase, with an overall length of 219.6 inches. As a hard top, it stood 55.3 inches tall; the convertible was 0.40 inches taller. The 300 had gained 250 pounds since its 1955 introduction, tipping the scales at 4,270 pounds (hard top) and 4,310 pounds (convertible). The 300F debuted in January 1960 and went on to continue traditions by winning the first six places in “Flying Mile” competitions at Daytona with a top speed of nearly 145 mph. As had been the case since 1955, the 300 Series continued to be based on the New Yorker platform and was again listed as a model within the New Yorker series. Standard colors were Toreador Red, Alaskan White, Terra Cotta and Formal Black. The most expensive letter car to date, the 300F hard top listed for $5,411, with the convertible going for $5,841. SCM Analysis This car, Lot 2112, sold for $85,250, including buyer’s premium, at Auctions America’s Santa Monica, CA, sale on July 18, 2015. 68 Sports Car Market oad & Track magazine called out the Chrysler “letter cars” as being a very significant automobile. They stressed to their European-favoring readers that it was not a sports car, but it was Chrysler faced a quandary in the early 1950s. Ford and Chevrolet were on the verge of introducing sporty 2-seater automobiles that would appeal to the younger new-car buyer. Chrysler did not have the financial resources to tool up for a new offering, but they could ill afford to ignore this important market segment. Chrysler had achieved some degree of success in auto racing with Carl Kiekhaefer, owner of the firm that produced Mercury outboards, leading the way. As the 1960 Chrysler 300F Lot 205, s/n 8403146818 Condition 1Sold at $105,000 McCormick’s, Palm Springs, CA, 2/21/14 SCM# 238874 1960 Chrysler 300F Lot 398, s/n 8403146818 Condition 2+ Not sold at $78,000 McCormick’s, Palm Springs, CA, 11/24/13 SCM# 231775 1960 Chrysler 300F Lot 535, s/n 8403125210 Condition 3 Not sold at $45,000 Auctions America by RM, Auburn, IN, 6/1/2012 SCM# 202110 Robin Adams © 2015, courtesy of Auctions America

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1955 Chrysler models moved their way through the planning process, their pending competitive disadvantage was a looming concern. There was also demand for a true high-performance offering from Chrysler. Within months, a prototype of what would be the Chrysler C-300 was on the assembly line, and it was publicly announced on January 17, 1955. It’s a stretch to consider a car based on a Windsor hard top as a sports car, but perception often trumps reality. With a Hemi under the hood and success at the 1955 Daytona Speed Week competition, the C-300 it was touted as a “sports touring car.” Karl Ludvigsen noted in a March 1956 Issue of Sports Cars Illustrated that “it is just as much a sports car as is a Bentley Continental or a 300S Mercedes Benz.” A race winner Having won both NASCAR and AAA Stock Car championships in 1955, Chrysler continued C-300 production, but they were now “letter cars” until 1965, when the high-performance Chryslers ended with the 300L. While their racing exploits captured the imagination of younger buyers, they never were a success in the showroom, with only 14,262 hard tops sold in their 11-year history, and over a third of those were sold in the final two production years. The 1960 300F, the sixth in the line of the alphabet letter cars, was redesigned under the eye of Virgil Exner. It had styling as well as performance and, with the exception of the “toilet seat” spare tire outline in the truck deck, it was a true gentleman’s hot rod. Gone, however, was the Hemi engine. A new 413-ci Wedge engine, with a Cross Ram induction system — painted red for impact — was under the hood. It had a pair of Carter 4-barrel carburetors on opposite sides of the heads, with 30-inch runners that utilized sonic wave frequencies to compress the air-fuel mixture for greater mid-range performance. A winner on the show field The stunning restoration of this 300F was completed in 2004 with the goal of filling the trunk with trophies. A 2,000-hour restoration at a noted marque specialist achieved that objective. This 300F, finished in custom Sunburst Yellow, was well known on the California concours circuit. With few miles showing since restoration, it has been maintained in show-ready condition. The 1960 300F was expensive when new, with a list price of $5,411 for the hard top, and only 964 were produced. When this example was offered at Auctions America, at no reserve, it only realized $85,250, which had to be a disappointment to the owner. A 2,000-hour restoration, even at 2004 rates, had to be six figures plus materials. Add in the cost of acquiring the car, and the out-ofpocket cost was at least twice what was realized here. Stumbling on the block This is a rare car and in prize-winning condition. Why didn’t it bring more? Well, 1950s and 1960s cars are, with few exceptions, soft and out of favor. The 1960 Chrysler 300F had the Cross Ram induction system with sonic-wave runner tubes. Now, would you want to explain all that — or just point to a hulking Hemi engine? The rear deck treatment — nicknamed “toilet seat” — was a glaring Virgil Exner miscue, and this example had “been there, done that” at almost every event on the West Coast. The 300F swept the Daytona Speed Week but that was with the un- obtainable 400-horse 300F Special. All of these factors played in favor of the buyer, and the seller was left with a bunch of trophies and a hole in his pocketbook. ♦ (Introductory description courtesy of Auctions America.) January 2016 69

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Race Car Profile 1960 Scarab-Offenhauser Formula One Racing Single-Seater An ultra-rare race car that also is a relic of a time worth remembering by Thor Thorson Details Year produced: 1960 Number produced: Three Original list price: N/A Current SCM Valuation: $1 million Cost per hour to race: $2,000 Chassis # location: N/A Engine # location: N/A Alternatives: 1955–60 BRM P-25, 1959 Aston Martin DBR4, 1958 Lotus 16 SCM Investment Grade: B Comps 1956 Maserati 250F Lot 115, s/n 2525 Condition 3 Sold for $4,620,000 Chassis number: xxxxxx I n recent years, front-engine Formula One car competition at historic and vintage level has seen the full flowering of a fabulous and brave American motor racing project that has been recalled with great pride and nostalgic pleasure by generations of road-racing enthusiasts. Where front-running success in such historic races had for long years been the preserve of Italian Maserati 250Fs, then Ferrari Dino 246s and the British BRM Type 25s, the almost all-American Scarab-Offenhausers have in recent years rewritten the form book on both sides of the Atlantic, driven most notably and successfully by respected marque exponents Don Orosco and Julian Bronson. SCM Analysis This car, Lot 330, sold for $1,038,735, including buyer’s pre- mium, at Bonhams’ Goodwood Revival sale on September 12, 2015. Collectibility isn’t just for winners. Racing cars are artifacts — physical objects that, as well as being fun to play with, can be touchstones and relics that represent important stories that are worth remembering. Those stories aren’t always about success. The Scarab Formula One adventure approached Greek tragedy in its scope, including hubris, nemesis and eventual humiliating failure for the participants, and it was centered on three cars — this one is the only one that still runs. You can’t begin to understand the car or its value without understanding at least the basic story, so I’m 70 going to try to sketch it out here. If you would like to understand the full story, I recommend Preston Lerner’s excellent book Scarab, from which much of my account is taken. In the beginning … The story itself is about Formula One in 1960, but we’re going to have to step a ways back to get perspective on how it came down. The first thing to know is that Formula One was hugely important in Europe as the post-war recovery took hold: Crowds were huge and enthusiastic, drivers were heroes, and national identities were carried by the various marques competing. After a chaotic start, things settled down in 1954, when the FIA set a 2.5-liter non-supercharged engine rule for the sport. Lancia, Maserati and Ferrari competed for Italy, Mercedes-Benz for Germany, and a variety of specialist manufacturers carried the British flag, notably Connaught, Cooper, Lotus, BRM, Vanwall and Aston Martin. Competition was intense, and technical innovation was constant through the 2.5-liter formula. Maserati was dominant early with its 250F using a tubular chassis and a De Dion rear suspension, but Mercedes entered the fray with its space-frame, fully independent suspended W196 and immediately took over. Having made its point, Mercedes exited racing at the end of 1955, but by then Lancia was as fast (if not as reliable), Maserati had refined the 250F, and Vanwall and BRM were figuring out how to make competitive Sports Car Market 1955 Lancia D50 Replica Lot 115, s/n D50A0007R Condition 2 Sold for $1,117,353 RM Auctions, Monte Carlo, MCO, 5/10/14 SCM# 244133 Gooding & Co., Pebble Beach, CA, 8/16/14 SCM# 245033 1959 Lotus 16 Formula 2 Lot 56, s/n 366 Condition 2+ Sold for $226,994 Bonhams, Harrogate, U.K., 11/16/08 SCM# 118663 Simon Clay, courtesy of Bonhams

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GP racers. In 1955 the British introduced the disc brake to the series, and it quickly evolved into an essential part of winning. Chassis and suspension design as well as engine configuration were under intense pressure as the 1950s progressed, and the English finally won the championship in 1958 with the Vanwalls. 1958 was also a watershed year for Formula One in that Cooper’s mid-engine racers finally started to win, and by 1959 the writing was on the wall about the future of Formula One design: Although frontengine designs won some races, the championship went to Cooper. 1960 was a year of transition: Grand Prix racing had been named “the cruel sport” for a reason, and during the previous seasons the butcher’s bill had been terrible. In an attempt to slow things down and make racing safer, FIA reduced engine size to 1.5 liters beginning with the 1961 season. Technical innovation was still rampant for the 1960 season. Lotus introduced its mid-engine Lotus 18 and BRM converted its frontengine P-25 into the mid-engine P-48, while Ferrari stayed with its front-engine Dino 246 — but the ultimate change was waiting in the wings. The 1961 Formula One cars would be utterly unlike anything that came before. Enter the Scarabs It’s time to talk about Scarabs. Lance Reventlow was born to wealth and privilege in Southern California in 1936 and grew up with the American Exceptionalist attitudes that were common as the United States shouldered the world’s problems and won World War II. As Reventlow came of age, he became enamored with automobile racing and arranged to spend the 1957 season racing in Europe. By all accounts he wasn’t very good at it, and he didn’t get the respect he thought he deserved. He came away not liking Europeans very much, and by the end of the season, he decided to build his own sports racer in the U.S. Reventlow Automobiles Inc. was formed in the late summer of 1957 and immediately set out to create the great American sports racing car with an emphasis on American design, parts and construction. Reventlow had an almost jingoistic faith in U.S. superiority and insisted that everything in the car be from the United States. Dick Troutman and Tom Barnes, along with Ken Miles as designer, were hired to produce the actual car, which was along conventional lines for the time: tubular frame, independent front and De Dion rear suspension with enormous finned drum brakes and, most importantly, a Chevrolet V8 engine. The car debuted in the spring of 1958 and was an immediate success, easily winning everywhere it was entered in 1958 and 1959. The immediate and sweeping success of the Scarab sports racer engendered a “swaggering self-confidence” about their abilities, and in the late summer of 1958 and still in his early 20s, Reventlow decided to challenge the Europeans on their own turf and show them a thing or two. RAI was going to build an American Formula One car. That the project turned out to be a catastrophe is an understatement. From success to disaster With a level of confidence approaching hubris, RAI set about build- ing a car from scratch. They chose a front-engine layout because they were more comfortable with it, and an engineer with no automotive experience at all was brought in to design the chassis and suspension. Leo Goossen was hired to design an all-new 2.5-liter racing engine using a desmodromic valve train concept that nobody but Mercedes had ever made work right, and he was given almost no time to develop it. The all-American edict meant that disc brakes were out (England’s Girling was the only source), so something had to be invented. These were just the beginning of the problems, but the Scarab sports car success made Reventlow and company think they were invincible. Beginning a project of this scale in late 1958 made having something ready for the 1959 season impossible, so 1960 was the goal. This meant that RAI was going to debut a completely new and untested car with an obsolete design concept in the seventh and final year of the most intensely competitive series of world auto racing. They did not do well. Glorious failures RAI arrived at Monaco for the start of the 1960 season with beautiful, wonderfully crafted cars, high hopes, and a few concessions (Girling disc brakes and Dunlop tires), but success was not waiting. Their best qualifying lap would have barely made the starting grid in 1957, so no Scarab qualified and they couldn’t run. They failed to qualify at a few more races before making the starting grid at Spa, where they were backmarkers until they broke. After Spa, they went home in defeat. As a last effort they entered the U.S. Grand Prix at Riverside in the fall. On home turf Chuck Daigh managed to finish 10th, which was several laps down but it was at least a finish — the only one ever for a Scarab Formula One. In 1961 they put a Chevy V8 in one of the cars and made a movie called “The Sound of Speed,” and they put an Offy engine in another to race in the English Intercontinental series (with no success). Reventlow gave up racing and the three chassis ended up in museums, bearing mute testimony to a glorious failure. Decades later, back on the track Twenty-five years later, an enthusiast named Don Orosco managed to buy two of the cars and decided to make one of them into a vintage racer. He fitted a 3.6-liter Offenhauser engine and made substantial “fixes” to the various components in order to make it into an enjoyable and reliable racing car, after which he actively campaigned it in both Europe and the U.S., where it has been a welcome — if not particularly competitive — entrant. So why would someone want it? Well, it’s flat gorgeous, it is a Scarab, it is the sole running artifact from one of the great cautionary tales in racing history, its significance to American racing is huge, and it is a usable vintage racing car. As such, it is both collectible and fun, and I would say it was fairly bought and sold. ♦ (Introductory description courtesy of Bonhams.) January 2016 71

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Next Gen Profile 2008 Koenigsegg CCXR The day is fast coming when Millennials will bid this car into the stratosphere by Chad Tyson Details Years produced: 2007–10 Number produced: Nine (CCXRs) Original list price: $650,000, estimated Current SCM Valuation: $550,000– $750,000 Chassis # location: On bulkhead in engine compartment Engine # location: N/A Alternatives: 2009–11 Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport, 1994–98 McLaren F1, 1999–2011 Pagani Zonda SCM Investment Grade: B Comps 2008 Koenigsegg CCX Lot 172, s/n: YT9XC21A27A007042 Condition: 2 Sold at $396,984 RM Auctions, London, U.K., 10/31/2012 SCM# 1642635 Chassis number: YT9XD33B28A007041 • 1,018-bhp, 4,700-cc, DOHC aluminum V8 with twin Rotex centrifugal superchargers, 6-speed manual transmission, four-wheel independent suspension with double wishbones and two-way adjustable VPS gas-hydraulic shock absorbers, and four-wheel ventilated carbon-ceramic disc brakes. Wheelbase: 104.7 in. • Capable of producing 1,018 horsepower on E85 ethanol and 0–100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.1 seconds • Presented at the opening of Koenigsegg Abu Dhabi and the 2007 Middle East International Motor Show • Featured in “Fast Five,” the fifth installment of “The Fast and the Furious” series • Numerous factory upgrades performed by an authorized Koenigsegg specialist, including an Agera-spec suspension • One of only five examples currently in the U.S.; just two owners and showing only 441 original miles • Very desirable 6-speed manual transmission SCM Analysis This car, Lot 122, sold for $825,000, including buyer’s premium, as part of the Pinnacle Portfolio at RM Sotheby’s sale in Monterey, CA, on August 13, 2015. Koenigsegg’s CCXR was the first “green” supercar. It wouldn’t get 100 miles to the gallon or stop the decline of the honey bee population, but it could run on E85 or E100 biofuel. It did so more powerfully and efficiently than on premium pump gas (1,018 horsepower compared to 806 hp and 782 pound-feet of torque versus 679 pound-feet). 72 Recent hybrid supercars from Ferrari, McLaren and Porsche are all at least six years behind the small Swedish company’s efforts in terms of product to market. Those companies, however, have a distinct advantage in production scale. To get the car to run on bio-ethanol, Koenigsegg took the standard CCX and added some “Flower Power” to it. Their words, not mine. Modified fuel injectors, piston rings and extra boost from the superchargers were the major tweaks Koenigsegg engineers performed. If only the rest of us could get a 26% horsepower increase by filling up with the quasi-renewable fuel. All of the attention, but none of the action The CCX line shut down in 2010. Several replacement models have rolled out of Koenigsegg’s Ängelholm, Sweden, plant, with the Regera and Agera RS the current models. But the accolades for the CCX persist. Our culture is as image-conscious/obsessive as ever. Awards, recognition and rarity are as important to high-end buyers today as racing victories were when you could actually buy a race car from the dealer. Sadly, this car was only a showpiece for the first seven years of its existence. I’m sure those 441 miles on the clock went by in a blink, but that’s life for most hypercars. This car’s limits are extreme, and a lot of space — and a worldclass radar detector — is required to even approach them. Where, except a race track or a handful of places on earth, can anyone even attempt a high-speed run? Sports Car Market 2004 Koenigsegg CC8S Lot 617, s/n: YT9M1GV8D2007006 Condition: 2 Sold at $254,560 Bonhams, London, U.K., 12/1/2008 SCM# 1642635 2006 Koenigsegg CCR Lot 150186388902, s/n: YT9M1G0V815007021 Sold at $500,000 eBay, 7/1/2008 SCM# 116423 Patrick Ernzen © 2015, courtesy of RM Sotheby’s

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Very minor celebrity This is one of two cars (along with chassis 072) to appear towards the end of 2011’s “Fast Five,” the fifth movie in the massively popular and profitable “The Fast and the Furious” series. Our subject car appeared with stars Tyrese Gibson and Ludacris. Our subject car is a little different from the other eight CCXRs be- cause in 2009 — when the first owner bought it — Koenigsegg replaced the wheels, updated the dash pod and added federalizing side markers. That Florida-based owner received this factory-modified car in early 2010. The second owner upgraded the suspension to Agera-level specifications. It’s differences like this that often distinguish one ultra-rare car from others of the same model. However, there are more distinguished and even rarer CCXRs than our subject car. The trackoriented CCXR Edition (of which there are four), the triple-white CCXR Trevita (two) and finally the CCXR Special Edition (two) are all based on the standard CCXR with various suspension, aerodynamic and engine upgrades. Where’s the money? Did rarity or movie fame make a difference in the bidding when the car crossed the RM Sotheby’s block in Monterey? Well, no. RM Sotheby’s pre-sale estimate was $900k to $1.3 million, making this car a relative deal at $825k. Yes, it did bring the highest price ever for a Koenigsegg at auction. It won’t hold that record for too long — they never do. Very mino Very mino Very mino Very mino Very mino Very mino Very mino Very mino Very mino Very mino celebrity This is one of two cars (along with chassis 072) to appear towards the end of 2011’s “Fast Five,” the fifth movie in the massively popular and profitable “The Fas celebrity This is one of two cars (along with chassis 072) to appear towards the end of 2011’s “Fast Five,” the fifth movie in the massively popular and profitable “The Fast and the Furious” series. Our subject car appeared with stars Tyrese Gibson and Ludacris. Our subject car is a little different from the other eight CCXRs be- cause in 2009 — when the first owner bought it — Koenigsegg replaced the wheels, updated the dash pod and added federalizing side markers. That Florida-based owner received this factory-modified car in early 2010. The second owner upgraded the suspension to Agera-level speci- fications. It’s differences like this that often distinguish one ultra-rare car from others of the same model. However, there are more distinguished and even rarer CCXRs than our subject car. The track- oriented CCXR Edition (of which there are four), the triple-white CCXR Trevita (two) and finally the CCXR Special Edition (two) are all based on the standard CCXR with various sus- pension, aerodynamic and engine upgrades. Where’s the money? Did rarity or movie fame make a difference in the bidding when the car crossed the RM Sotheby’s block in Monterey? Well, no. RM Sotheby’s pre-sale estimate was $900k to $1.3 million, making this car a relative deal at $825k. Yes, it did bring the highest price ever for a Koenigsegg at auction. It won’t hold that record for too long — they never do. smattering smattering of other top-speed competitors popping up every now and again. The CCXR is special now, and that means special in the future. The CCXR is not at the F1’s level yet, but remember, those McLarens weren’t $7m–$14m just a few years after they rolled off the factory floor. On the rare occasion a Koenigsegg makes the news or is advertised for sale, it’s often accompanied by an ostentatious price tag. Floyd Mayweather paid $4.8m for one of two CCXR Trevitas earlier this year. Less than a handful of Koenigseggs sold at auction over the past decade. Our subject car is the only one this year — the same number as McLaren’s F1 and much less than the number of Veyrons hitting the market. From posters to wallpaper to sale records Speaking of the future: The desktop background on my home laptop? The Koenigsegg One:1. Koenigsegg on every I’ve saved wallpaper computer I’ve owned since high school. This surely more fanboys out there right now — and some of them are starting to make the kind of money it takes to jump from a poster on the wall to a real car parked in the garage. The next generation is coming. Millennials now range from squirrely 15-year-olds to 33-year-old engineers, lawyers, tech geniuses and bond traders. Many of us are transitioning from a paycheck-to-paycheck mentality to a net-worth mentality. The day is coming when we will compete — hard — to own the real Very mino Very mino Very mino Very mino Very mino ery minor celebrity This is one r celebrity This is one of two cars (along with chassis 072) to appear towards the end of 2011’s “Fast Five,” the fifth movie in the massively popular and profitable “The Fast and the Furious” series. Our subject car appeared with stars Tyrese Gibson and Ludacris. Our subject car is a little different from the other eight CCXRs be- cause in 2009 — when the first owner bought it — Koenigsegg replaced the wheels, updated the dash pod and added federalizing side markers. That Florida-based owner received this factory-modified car in early 2010. The second owner upgraded the suspension to Agera-level speci- fications. It’s differences like this that often distinguish one ultra-rare car from others of the same model. However, there are more distinguished and even rarer CCXRs than our subject car. The track- oriented CCXR Edition (of which there are four), the triple-white CCXR Trevita (two) and finally the CCXR Special Edition (two) are all based on the standard CCXR with various sus- pension, aerodynamic and engine upgrades. Where’s the money? Did rarity or movie fame make a difference in the bidding when the car crossed the RM Sotheby’s block in Monterey? Well, no. RM Sotheby’s pre-sale estimate was $900k to $1.3 million, making this car a relative deal at $825k. Yes, it did bring the highest price ever for a Koenigsegg at auction. It won’t hold that record for too long — they never do. smattering of other top-speed competitors popping up every now and again. The CCXR is special now, and that means special in the future. The CCXR is not at the F1’s level yet, but remember, those McLarens weren’t $7m–$14m just a few years after they rolled off the factory floor. On the rare occasion a Koenigsegg makes the news or is advertised for sale, it’s often accompanied by an ostentatious price tag. Floyd Mayweather paid $4.8m for one of two CCXR Trevitas earlier this year. Less than a handful of Koenigseggs sold at auction over the past decade. Our subject car is the only one this year — the same number as McLaren’s F1 and much less than the number of Veyrons hitting the market. From posters to wallpaper to sale records Speaking of the future: The desktop background on my home laptop? The Koenigsegg One:1. Koenigsegg on every I’ve saved wallpaper computer I’ve owned since high school. This surely more fanboys out there right now — and some of them are starting to make the kind of money it takes to jump from a poster on the wall to a real car parked in the garage. The next generation is coming. Millennials now range from squirrely 15-year-olds to 33-year-old engineers, lawyers, tech geniuses and bond traders. Many of us are transitioning from a paycheck-to-paycheck men- tality to a net-worth mentality. The day is coming when we will compete — hard — to own the real certainly certainly makes me a fanboy, and there are January 2016 73

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Sports Car Market Keith Martin’s The Insider’s Guide to Collecting, Investing, Values, and Trends Present the Third Annual SCM SCOTTSdAlE InSIdEr’S SEmInAr “A 2020 Vision of the Future” SCm Experts pick the rising Stars and the plunging meteorites for 2020 ™ THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 2016 Gooding & Co. Auction Tent, Scottsdale Fashion Square, AZ • 9:30–11:30 a.m. pAnEl dISCuSSIon Find out what the SCM experts think is really going on in the market today. Hear their predictions for 2020 — what you should be buying and what you should be selling. pAnElISTS InCludE: Carl Bomstead, American Classics donald osborne, European Sports and Racing (excluding Ferraris) Stephen Serio, Ferraris and Late-Model Exotics Jim pickering, American Muscle, Trucks, and Hot Rods HAndS-on ExAmInATIon oF CArS After the presentation, the experts will take small groups and look at some of the cars being offered for sale at the Gooding auction. SpACE IS lImITEd — SIGn up TodAy! Complimentary admission for SCm platinum members and registered Gooding bidders; SCm subscribers, $35 for two; non-subscribers, $70 for two; not a subscriber? Sign up today and save on admission, or upgrade to platinum, and your admission is free! To secure your space, and for the latest information, go to www.sportscarmarket.com/scottsdale2016 or call 503.261.0555 Ext. 217

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Market Reports Overview Lussos After the Peak Three sub-$2 million sales signal a drop in this market Top 10 Sales This Issue (Land auctions only) 1. 1958 Ferrari 250 GT Tour de France coupe, $7,667,319—RM Sotheby’s, U.K., p. 82 2. 1964 Ferrari 250 GT/L Lusso coupe, $1,975,483—RM Sotheby’s, U.K., p. 84 3. 1965 Aston Martin DB5 convertible, $1,677,862— Bonhams, U.K., p. 94 4. 1992 Ferrari F40 coupe, $1,362,077—RM Sotheby’s, U.K., p. 88 5. 1965 Aston Martin DB5 Vantage coupe, $1,262,853—RM Sotheby’s, U.K., p. 80 6. 1966 Bentley S3 Flying Spur sedan, $1,176,925—Bonhams, U.K., p. 94 7. 1935 Aston Martin Ulster roadster, $1,142,377—Bonhams, U.K., p. 92 8. 1960 Scarab F1 racer, $1,038,735—Bonhams, U.K., p. 100 9. 1956 Fiat 642 transporter, $1,012,824—Bonhams, U.K., p. 96 10. 2011 Ferrari 599 SA Aperta Spider, $1,012,638—Bonhams, BEL, p. 122 Best Buys 1973 Maserati Bora 4.7 coupe, $261,326—Bonhams, BEL, p. 120 76 1964 Ferrari 250 GT/L Lusso coupe, sold at $1,975,483—RM Sotheby’s, London By Tony Piff T otals at two big U.K. auctions featured in this issue declined more than 25%, following record highs in 2014. RM Sotheby’s sold 55 of 75 cars for $26.8m in London, down from $36.3m. The most expensive car was a 1958 Ferrari 250 GT TdF at $7.7m. At Bonhams’ Goodwood Revival sale, 55 of 88 cars sold for a combined $17.2m, down from $24.6m. A 1965 Aston Martin DB5 convertible finished in the lead at $1.7m. Bonhams had great success at The Zoute Sale in Belgium, however, growing totals 61% to a record $7.7m overall. Of 46 cars on offer, 34 sold, and top money went to a 2011 Ferrari 599 SA Aperta at $1m. Stateside, Dan Kruse Classics’ Austin auction sold 69 of 174 cars, and sales dipped to $1.1m from $1.3m. A 1939 Ford street rod sold for $53k and took the high-sale spot. VanDerBrink auctioned off the 53-car Grant Quam Collection in Boone, IA. All but two cars sold, for a total of $719k. A 1920 Peerless Model 56 roadster was the top lot at $101k. Tony’s Market Moment: Lussos that sold at auction from 2010 to 2012 averaged a steady $600k, according to the SCM Platinum Auction Database. As the market picked up, values quickly doubled, crossing the milliondollar mark in 2013. In 2014, Lusso sales averaged $2.4m. At Scottsdale in January of 2015, two Lussos sold just August 21–22, 2015 August 29–30, 2015 Sales Totals of Auctions in This Issue $421k Silver Auctions Shelton, WA Lucky Auctions Tacoma, WA September 7, 2015 Bonhams September 12, 2015 September 12, 2015 Dan Kruse Classics Austin, TX September 26, 2015 Bonhams Knokke-Heist, BEL October 9, 2015 $0 $5m 1: National concours standard/perfect 2: Very good, club concours, some small flaws 3: Average daily driver in decent condition VanDerBrink Boone, IA $1.1m $719k $7.7m $10m $15m SCM 1–6 Scale Condition Rating: 4: Still a driver but with some apparent flaws 5: A nasty beast that runs but has many problems 6: Good only for parts under $2m, signaling the beginning of a market correction. Another sub-$2m sale in Paris, three in Monterey and now one at RM Sotheby’s London (p. 84) confirm the peak is behind us and that $1.9m is the new price for a Lusso. ♦ $20m $25m Chichester, U.K. RM Sotheby’s London, U.K. $972k $26.8m $17.2m 1965 Lancia Flavia Sport coupe, $54,122—RM Sotheby’s, U.K., p. 84 1973 Ferves Ranger utility, $46,906—RM Sotheby’s, U.K., p. 86 1956 Chevrolet 210 sedan, $10,800—Dan Kruse, TX, p. 108 1983 Porsche 944 coupe, $3,888— Silver, WA, p. 138 Sports Car Market

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RM Sotheby’s London, U.K. RM Sotheby’s — London 2015 A 1965 Aston Martin DB5 Vantage sold for a strong $1.3m, and a 1995 Bugatti EB110 Super Sport with just 10,000 miles topped a million dollars Company RM Sotheby’s Date September 7, 2015 Location London, U.K. Auctioneer Max Girardo Automotive lots sold/offered 55/75 Sales rate 73% Sales total $26,756,170 High sale 1958 Ferrari 250 GT Tour de France, sold at $7,667,319 Buyer’s premium DB5s are still on the rise, albeit at a more gentle trajectory — 1965 Aston Martin DB5 Vantage coupe, sold at $1,262,853 Report and photos by Paul Hardiman Market opinions in italics T he U.K. has its mad Monterey week in September. Midway through a week of English auctions that kicked off at Salon Privé the previous Friday, RM Sotheby’s returned to Battersea Evolution, which is a kind of big permanent tent in the middle of Battersea Park. It’s one of the rare places near Central London that’s relatively easy to get to and also usually possible to park. A slightly subdued display — previous years have seen film-set backdrops for the James Bond DB5 and Esprit — highlighted the three big cars of the sale: Ferraris 250 GT Berlinetta Competizione Tour de France, 250 GT/L Lusso and Daytona Spyder. The 1958 TdF, an early single-louver example with covered headlights and original engine, became the highest seller of the September auctions at $7.7m. The Lusso fetched a healthy $2m, and a 1992 F40 managed a high $1.4m. But the very original Daytona Spyder failed to sell, as did Bonhams’ very low-mileage and repainted ex-Harrah example later in the week (see the Bonhams Goodwood market report on p. 90), bid to £1.7m ($2.6m) and £2m ($3.03m) respectively. A 1968 206 GT Dino just slipped into the top 10, selling for $559k, which left just three of the 17 Ferraris offered here unsold. With those unsold Daytonas, and in the past few months quite a few London, U.K. RS 2.7 Carreras, there’s a sense that the market has eased a little. A repainted 1975 Lancia Stratos was $496k. It wasn’t perfect, but the price the market was prepared to pay suggests they’ve dropped back a little, like just about everything else. That appears to be across the board: a 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster couldn’t get to a million bucks, and a Peugeot 205 T16 stalled at $137k. Conversely, a 1965 Aston Martin DB5 Vantage sold for a strong $1.3m, and a 1995 Bugatti EB110 Super Sport with just 10,000 miles topped a million dollars, too. The 1964 Maserati Mistral 3.7 Spyder first owned by British film starlet Diana Dors — after she spotted it at the 1964 Earls Court Motor Show — took a model world record at $848k, while a 1929 Bentley 4½ Litre tourer by Cadogan ($677k), a 1962 Porsche 356 Carrera 2 ($622k) and a 2006 Porsche Carrera GT ($722k) were all on the money. As ever, we follow the numbers and try to 1958 Ferrari 250 GT Tour de France coupe, sold at $7,667,319 78 assimilate what’s happening in the market, but it appears some of the industry’s favorite “yardstick cars” may have fallen slightly off the boil. ♦ Sales Totals $30m $40m $25m $20m $15m $10m $5m 0 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 12%, included in sold prices ($1.00 = £0.66) Sports Car Market

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RM Sotheby’s London, U.K. ENGLISH #146-1929 BENTLEY 4½ LITRE tourer. S/N DS3570. Green/oxblood leather. RHD. Odo: 3,577 miles. Black-label car with possibly original body, though fenders have changed shape a bit since new, acquiring a lighter, more “Le Mans” look. Painted and freshened up since last time I saw it. A bit too pristine, though slightly in-your-face red older resto, decent paint and chrome. Green leather lightly rubbed. Period race history; only one of three surviving team cars run in the 1935 Le Mans, this one driven to 24th by Joan Richmond and Barbara Simpson. Fitted with a supercharger by the MG factory after leather has mellowed a bit. Decent nickel plating. Headlights slightly dulled and speckled. Radiator shell shows an older repair. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $676,528. Previously sold for $289k at Bonhams Goodwood in June of 2007, when it looked tired and needed a bit of love (SCM# 45857). It’s had that, and now it just needs to settle back a bit. Sold right for a 4½. #155-1934 MG PA/B Le Mans roadster. S/N PA1711. Green/green leather. RHD. Shiny that race; motor very clean and tidy, now with electric fan. Front cycle wings a little different from how they looked in 1935; bright red brake drums look slightly odd. Swiss title. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $243,550. Only one of the three “Eyston’s Dancing Daughters” women’s team cars left in its original form (apart from the blower added later). Sold over the £150k ($232k) high estimate, with eligibility for events such as the Le Mans Classic no doubt helping here. #167-1950 ASTON MARTIN DB2 Van- tage coupe. S/N LML5019. White/red leather. RHD. Odo: 66,080 miles. Early “washboard” car. Fairly tidy, slightly dull paint with prep marks underneath, and some small ripples above left front wheelarch. Panel gaps not too far off for one of these. Beautifully patinated leather could be original. Newish wood-rim steering wheel. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $487,100. Last sold at an RM auction in May of 2010 for $395k (SCM# 161946). Though the accepted top bid here didn’t quite reach the lower estimate, as with many cars at this sale, my, how these have come on in five years. Well sold. #105-1951 JAGUAR XK 120 “LT1” rep- lica roadster. S/N 671751. Green/green leather. RHD. Odo: 247 miles. Re-creation of “LT1,” one of three special XK 120s built for the 1951 Le Mans in case the C-types weren’t ready. So, one-piece body over “birdcage” inner frame, cut-down doors, C-type spec motor, all beautifully replicated here, and looks brand new with less than running-in mileage on the clock. Donor was an LHD export 120 originally delivered to the U.S. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $130,795. The C-types happened, so the 120s never went to Le Mans, and LT1 is now in a private collection. This replica was hammered away just under the lower estimate of £80k ($120k), which is low money for any 120 roadster; but here you’re buying a fantastic amount of beautiful workmanship cheap. Not everyone’s cup of tea, but unrepeatable for the price, and cheaper than a re-created or Proteus C-type. I didn’t like it very much, but the more you look at it, the more it makes sense. #130-1960 ASTON MARTIN DB4 Series II coupe. S/N DB4416L. Silver/red leather. Odo: 40,976 miles. Nicer older resto, originally bronze, sharp and solid underneath; paint is more recent, with one tiny crack behind driver’s door. New leather, chrome just okay. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $503,250. First supplied to the U.S. and restored there. Sold at the right money, although I get the feeling DB Aston 80 Sports Car Market

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RM Sotheby’s London, U.K. FRENCH #148-1947 TALBOT-LAGO T26 Record drophead coupe. S/N T26100007. Yellow/ buff cloth/brown leather. RHD. Odo: 54,380 km. Body very straight (and very Graber), older paint holding up well. Shiny older leather, carpets and top look slightly used. With optional Wilson preselector on column, which is unusual, as most French supercars of prices have stopped inflating or perhaps even settled back a bit, like the rest of the market. #170-1965 ASTON MARTIN DB5 Vantage coupe. S/N DB52016R. Eng. # 40020 20V. Silver/black leather. RHD. Odo: 6,324 km. Decent chrome, but front bumper and one grille strip slightly wavy. Solid underneath. New wheels. Decent leather, unworn in rear, with rear belts. Nice Marchal spotlamps, modern stereo. German TOP 10 No. 5 also seen in the difference between ’73 and ’74 RS Carreras. Last sold at RM Monaco 2012 for $305k (SCM# 201630). #163-1962 PORSCHE 356B Carrera 2 coupe. S/N 120915. Auratium Green/black vinyl. Odo: 52,744 km. Tidy restoration, door fit good, older perforated vinyl still good, although patterns don’t quite line up. With Porsche Certificate of Authenticity and still this period use a Cotal 4-speed with electric change. Now with triple carbs. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $234,530. Quite an unusual body for one of these, making it look later and newer (and less grunty) than it really is. As such, something of an oddity, and sold right at the low end of what was expected. I’d say a fair deal both ways. GERMAN #142-1956 PORSCHE 356A Carrera title. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $1,262,853. Sold right for current market. Three years ago, DB5s appeared to have stabilized at about £350k ($540k). Then, by late last year, they’d suddenly doubled in price. Despite feeling that the market is taking a breather, they are still on the rise, albeit at a more gentle trajectory. This was absolute top money for a minter one year ago. 1500 GS coupe. S/N 56417. Eng. # 90863. Aquamarine Blue Metallic/red leather. Odo: 1,377 km. Good all around. Sharply restored and repainted with new leather. Repro Rudge center-lock wheels are lightly corroded. Monaco title. Porsche Certificate of Authenticity. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $487,100. Sold approximately market correct. How much difference the 4-cam engine makes... basically tripling, almost quadrupling the price—a phenomenon with Eberspacher gas heater. Now with 12volt electrics. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $622,406. Big money, but it’s a very collectible 2-liter 4-cam with a good crop of desirable period extras. Sold where expected. #139-1989 PORSCHE 911 Speedster. S/N WP0ZZZ91ZKS152342. Guards Red/ black leather. Odo: 23,053 km. I didn’t make many notes on this because it’s yet another almost-like-new 911 Speedster, complete with tools, space saver, pump and books. Just about all of them must have been put away for considerable periods from new, this one in Italy. Porsche Certificate of Authenticity, of course. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $279,632. Anyway, here’s where they are this month, slightly lower price than in the past year or so, because it has slightly higher mileage than the others, but still barely run in. Let go slightly under the £180k ($278k) lower estimate, but I’d say that was a bit hopeful. Let’s remember, folks, the same car with a more attractive and practical coupe top goes for a third of this price. ITALIAN #112-1948 FIAT 1100S MM Special roadster. S/N 1100S50177. Eng. # 100S50082 Sports Car Market

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RM Sotheby’s London, U.K. 142. Red/black leather. Odo: 103 km. Fiat’s 1100S spawned a multitude of “Etceterinis,” and this was one. Was a standard berlina, rebodied as a barchetta in ’50s by Stanguellini or possibly Colli. Still with original bronze Weber. Later seats, new leather and paint. title. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $396,897. Last sold at Artcurial Paris in February 2013, with 47,106 km, for $374k, when I wrote, “The convertible isn’t quite as elegant as the Spider, although arguably slightly easier to get along with. Well sold” (SCM# 295417). Things have moved on a little, with the best Spider America in the world recently selling for almost $2m at Bonhams’ Carmel auction in August (SCM# 266033), but this has remained on a level trajectory, selling where expected and the right price for condition. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $220,999. Ran in the 2014 Mille Miglia, when it was discovered that the chassis number was an original Mille Miglia entrant in period. Sold toward the high end of the estimate range, and much of that must be down to that MM provenance. Of the six-car Fendt Collection, this and the Cisitalia were the only ones to sell. #111-1953 CISITALIA 505 DF coupe. S/N 00209. Green/blue & cream leather. Odo: 71,333 km. Excellent restored condition, excellent paint and chrome, new leather, perfect interior with split-bench seat and all Deco knobs still in place. German title. Cond: 2. #172-1958 FERRARI 250 GT Tour de France coupe. S/N 0897GT. Eng. # 0897GT. Red/black leather. Odo: 52,038 km. Fifth single-louver car, much restored but with recently uncovered competition history. Formerly owned by Steve Earle. All original, bumpers slightly dinged and battered, crackle-finish dash good, leather baggy with a few scratches, overall body probably TOP 10 No. 1 $2.3m with RM at Villa d’Este (SCM# 265885). Further evidence the top of the market might have dropped back a bit. #124-1964 MASERATI MISTRAL Spy- der. S/N AM109S035. Silver/black leather. RHD. Odo: 49,908 miles. 1964 Earls Court Motor Show car, one of only 14 RHD convertibles built, according to catalog. Shinily restored with newish leather. 12-plug engine clean, leak-free, in factory finishes and still with Lucas fuel injection. EC taxes paid. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $847,915. First supplied to Diana Dors (“Britain’s Marilyn Monroe,” except that she came from Swindon. Well, someone has to.). Later in Australia. Sold midestimate, and although Maseratis are finally beginning to catch up with Aston Martins, it’s still half the price of a DB4 or DB5 convertible. better than when it left the factory except for one ding forward of left door. Italian plates but German title. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $7,667,319. Catalog cover star and high spot of the sale, perhaps not quite reaching the heights achieved at Battersea in recent years and more soberly presented. As with so many cars at this and other recent sales, accepted top bid was a little way under the lower estimate. (See profile, p. 58.) SOLD AT $234,530. One of 10 made and only two known surviving. Sold mid-estimate, interestingly at the exact same price as another rare coachbuilt item here, the Talbot-Lago T26 Record by Graber (Lot 148). This is the market for slab-sided oddities, then. #140-1957 LANCIA AURELIA B24 S convertible. S/N B24S1478. Red/black leather. Odo: 49,865 km. Older restoration (in Italy by Kappa). Body and trim all straight, paint recently refreshed. Older leather in good shape, a little worn at the shoulders, refinished crackle dash; dash top is a bit shiny. Some blisters and polish marks in rear bumper. U.K. #162-1964 FERRARI 250 GT/L Lusso coupe. S/N 5885GT. Eng. # 5885. Silver/black leather. Odo: 31,213 km. Older (1988) restoration, very straight and sharp. Has a little stone rash at the back of wheelarch lips. Front bumper chrome lightly chipped, trunk lid fit is a little off at the left side. Leather lightly used, period Blaupunkt TOP 10 No. 2 no reserve, selling a third under the ambitious-looking estimate. But for an event such as the Rallye Monte-Carlo Historique or the Winter Marathon, where grip and handling matters more than power, an ideal entry at less than it would cost to build, and cheaper than a 356. A good buy if you had a specific purpose for it. #129-1968 FERRARI 206 GT DINO radio. Full set of tools, French title. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $1,975,483. Originally sold to Switzerland, later in Spain, then the Netherlands. This one got pride of place at center stage for viewing. Sold at the lower end of the estimate range, for about the same price as 5225GT fetched at the beginning of the year ($1,925,000, Gooding, Scottsdale, SCM# 256771). But by May, 4735GT was up to 84 coupe. S/N 00186. Eng. # 135B0002069. Orange/black vinyl. Odo: 19,344 km. Good overall. Decent paint, dash top and mouse fur very good, window trim a bit tarnished, rear lid lines up. Runs a Fiat Dino motor; the original is on a trolley behind it, having dropped a valve at some point. Unfortunately rattlecanned silver, possibly to preserve it. Italian title. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $559,263. Offered Sports Car Market #120-1965 LANCIA FLAVIA Sport coupe. S/N 815532001403. Red/black velour. Odo: 62 km. Good order, lightly rallied up in 1990 by an original Flavia preparer with bucket seats, harnesses, roll hoop, etc., plus a promised 30 hp more. Italian title. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $54,122. Thus far never actually used in competition. Offered at BEST BUY

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RM Sotheby’s London, U.K. lower estimate, but comparable with the price of an original and unrallied Escort RS1600, of which this is roughly the Italian equivalent. So all’s well, then. #144-1973 FERRARI 365 GTB/4 Day- at no reserve and sold exactly where expected at the same money as a Classiche-approved 246 GT. “Wrong” motor doesn’t appear to have affected the value here, as it could easily be put back to original for the price of an engine rebuild. And the motor could then maybe rescue a Dino coupe or Spyder... #135-1970 LANCIA FULVIA 1.6 HF Fanalone coupe. S/N 881540001645. Eng. # 8185401724. Red/black vinyl. Odo: 33,728 km. One of 1,258 first-series cars with deleted bumpers and big, um, headlights (colloquially, “fanalone” is also taken to mean something slightly different in Italian, but you get the Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $2,592,500. Not sold against a £2m–£2.4m ($3.25–$3.75m) estimate. Previously sold by RM in 1999 with 2,800 miles for $375k (SCM# 17860). You might have thought in the current enlightened climate this very original, unrepeatable car might have sold at any price, but Bonhams didn’t sell its restored, retrimmed and colorchanged Daytona Spyder at Goodwood, either ($3m high bid, SCM# 266807). Has the tide turned? picture). Good order, appears not to be rallied to death, although it wears lots of stickers from Italian road events. Ferraro HF steering wheel. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $81,183. Offered without reserve, sold under the £60k ($93k) #123-1973 FERVES RANGER utility. S/N FVS0557. Eng. # 110F0002131337. Green/striped white vinyl. Odo: 17,183 miles. Never seen one before. Fiat 500 engine, 600 suspension. Some were 4WD, but this is RWD-only version, yet with a drive flange hanging out of the front of the transmission in case you wanted to add a live front axle and connect it up. Well restored with shiny paint and new seat vinyl. French BEST BUY paperwork. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $541,223. Previously sold at auction in 1989 for £200 ($336), at the time a model world record. Since then it’s been down (sold for $100k at Coys in 1997, SCM# 15526), and finally back up again, sold today where expected. Now more than a half-mill, but still cheaper than a Daytona. #157-1975 LANCIA STRATOS coupe. S/N 829AR0001976. Blue/black suede. Odo: 28,566 km. Quick resto with new blue paint also showing on brake pipes and steering-rack gaiters. Cracked windshield, scratched Perspex. Seat velour unworn but blue carpets slightly faded. New XWXs on refinished Campagnolos. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $496,121. Has the recent legal spat between the world’s tona Spyder. S/N 17013. Marrone/tan leather. Odo: 3,806 miles. Very original and unrestored, only one in this color combination, still on 7½-inch wheels all round, quite possibly with original XWXs. Dash top lightly faded, lightly creased leather. Full history includes Ferrari Classiche certification. U.S. title. title. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $46,906. Ah, it’s always good to see a weirdy, sort of like a utilitarian Fiat Jolly. Was owned by designer Philippe Starck. Offered at no reserve, sold high, but still cheaper than a top Jolly. #131-1974 FERRARI 365 GT4 BB coupe. S/N 17967. Eng. # 00107. Red/cream leather. RHD. Odo: 39,102 miles. Early sixlamp, six-exhaust car, U.K. supplied, includes appropriate registration number. Leather redone from black some time after 1989, now creased commensurate with age. Dash-top vinyl original and okay. Interior trim missing by rear clamshell release. Ferrari Classiche certified and with original tools and sales foremost Stratos collectors, father and son, damaged values? Bit hard to tell, as this was neither a good restored example nor a tatty original, both of which should pull top money, but a car that had been cosmetically dolled up 86 Sports Car Market

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Fresh Meat by Chad Tyson RM Sotheby’s London, U.K. Online sales of contemporary cars 2013 Maserati GranTurismo Sport coupe for sale. That puts it somewhere in the middle, and it fetched middling money. Working by extrapolation, a fair deal, then. #141-1981 LAMBORGHINI COUN- Date sold: 11/01/2015 eBay auction ID: 191723882835 Seller’s eBay ID: meccarsmiami Sale type: Used car with 7,280 miles VIN: ZAM45VLA4D0074477 Details: White over black leather; 4.7-L V8 rated at 454 hp and 384 lb-ft Sale result: $78,902, 103 bids, sf 105 MSRP: $126,500 (base) Other current offering: Maserati of Arlington in Arlington, VA, asking $87,985 for a black-over-black, 8,574-mile 2013 GranTurismo coupe. 2014 SRT Viper TA coupe right. Following a sudden surge of interest in the early LP400s, and 25th Anniversary LP5000s fetching £250k ($400k-plus) all day long, I might have expected this to do a little more, but this sale came in a month where prices at the top end for all marques appeared to have settled back a little. #147-1982 FERRARI 512 BBI coupe. Date sold: 11/04/2015 eBay auction ID: 111808797976 Seller’s eBay ID: carmanbmc Sale type: Used car with 3,838 miles VIN: 1C3ADEAZ1EV200029 Details: Orange over black leather; 8.4-L V10 rated at 640 hp and 600 lb-ft, 6-sp manual, RWD Sale result: $84,996, 12 bids, sf 879 MSRP: $120,480 (base) Other current offering: Dodge Viper Superstore in Tomball, TX, asking $120,480 for a four-mile 2014 SRT Viper TA in white over black. 2014 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG SUV Date sold: 11/07/2015 eBay auction ID: 171983883432 Seller’s eBay ID: scottsdalesportscars Sale type: Used car with 10,000 miles VIN: WDCYC7DFEX227173 Details: Polar White over Designo Porcelain leather; 5.5-L, twin-turbocharged V8 rated at 536 hp and 560 lb-ft, 7-sp auto, AWD Sale result: $133,000, Buy It Now, sf 16 MSRP: $135,700 (base) Other current offering: Starwood Motors in Dallas, TX, offering a 2014 G63 AMG, in Indium Gray Metallic over Designo two-tone Sand/black leather, with 17,418 miles for $119,888. ♦ 88 tle, Ferrari Classiche certification. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $342,774. Delivered new to Switzerland in this color. Sold right compared to the 365 BB earlier in the sale (Lot 131, $541k), but early carb cars will always fetch more. Correctly ended up just under the $356k that the “188 mph” carb 512 sold for at Goodwood just a few days later. #168-1992 FERRARI F40 coupe. S/N ZFFGJ34B000093256. Red/red velour. Odo: 3,878 km. Cat/adjustable-suspension car with wind-up windows. Good and unmarked, seat velour not soiled or worn, no cracks in C-pillars, interior carbon weave unscuffed. Some red paint on the window rubber, though—why do sellers leave little details like that? Rear rims lightly corroding. Italian title. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $1,362,077. One owner TOP 10 No. 4 good. Off-road exhausts and original Delco radio. U.K. title. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $117,265. Offered early in the sale at no reserve, sold just under the lower estimate, which feels like a lot for a cooking mid-year to me, Split-Window or not. © Sports Car Market S/N ZFFJA09B000040421. White/beige leather. Odo: 13,500 km. Repainted, no splits or cracks in plastics. Lightly worn and baggy leather. Dash top mostly good, with a few silicon repairs at front. Motor basically tidy, but some castings have been painted. German ti- Only one this color; very yellow outside, very red inside. EC taxes paid. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $1,010,282. Originally supplied to Japan, two owners. Quite fun on viewing day watching the video of automotive journalist Chris Harris throwing it around sideways on the screen behind it. That didn’t appear to put off buyers, and it sold for a figure near the £600k ($928k) lower estimate. AMERICAN #104-1963 CHEVROLET CORVETTE coupe. S/N 30837S103110. Silver Blue/black vinyl. Odo: 3,925 miles. 327-ci 250-hp V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. No cracks in body, good paint. Some aluminum trim slightly dulled, headlight fit a little way off, as usual. Original vinyl all TACH 25th Anniversary coupe. S/N 1121296. Eng. # 1121198. Red/Magnolia leather. Odo: 46,144 km. Low-body second-series car in good order. Dash top is faded and leather starting to crack, but not unduly worn. Swiss title. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $423,958. Sold from new. Last time I looked, these were £650k ($1m). Here the top bid just about scraped up to near the lower estimate, near where you’ll normally find the reserve, and was let go, so I’m going to call it correctly sold for market. This month. #171-1995 BUGATTI EB110 SS coupe. S/N ZA9BB02J0SCD39038. Eng. # 0022. Yellow/red leather. Odo: 10,223 km. Artioli/ Dauer-era Bugatti, one of the last of the 33 Super Sports made. Good, low-mileage and unscuffed, original paint, interior unworn.

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Bonhams Chichester, U.K. Bonhams — The Goodwood Revival The 1956 Fiat 642 transporter made a million, having led a storied life in service with various historic race teams through the ’70s Company Bonhams Date September 12, 2015 Location Chichester, U.K. Auctioneer James Knight Automotive lots sold/offered 55/88 Sales rate 63% Sales total $17,152,014 High sale 1965 Aston Martin DB5 convertible, sold at $1,677,862 Buyer’s premium It had quite a career and appeared in various liveries in the movie “Le Mans” — 1956 Fiat 642 transporter, sold at $1,012,824 15% on first $77,115 bid, 12% thereafter, included in sold prices ($1 = £0.65) Report and photos by Paul Hardiman Market opinions in italics N ot one Scarab, or even two, but three of the electric-blue American racers, and the transporter to carry them — Don Orosco had finally decided to part with his collection of ex-Lance Reventlow cars. But truth be told, only one was “real,” fetching just over $1m. The second singleseater had been built up from a spare chassis and fetched just over half that, and the sports racer was an unashamed replica, reported as sold post-sale for an undisclosed price. The Fiat 642 transporter made a million as well, having led a storied life in service with various historic race teams through the ’70s before Orosco rescued and restored it for the 2008 Monterey Historics. As well as Bonhams’ first drive-through auction at Goodwood, this gathering was notable for the inclusion of several cars from Chris Evans — TV and radio Chichester, U.K. presenter, sometime media mogul and prolific car collector. He’d decided upon a bit of a clear-out, but when the dust settled, the big Ferraris — a 250 GT/L Lusso, a 275 GTB/6C and the ex-Harrah Daytona Spyder he bought last year — all failed to make their nuts, and it was down to a 250 GTE now masquerading as an aluminum 250 SWB to take top honors for the collection at $935k. Evans’ Lynx XK-SS, formerly owned by actor Nic Cage, did sell, but for $30k less than he paid for it at this sale a year ago, while his superbly restored 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SL fetched top money at $184k. His very complete ex-police Daimler SP250 hit a new model record at $127k. A flat-floor E-type coupe from Australia needing restoration hit big money at $149k, and so did a Ford GPW at $51k, while an 800mile 2005 Ford GT was the last car lot, Sales Totals fetching $503k. Notoriety was present in the shape of the im- posing and very stylish Bentley S3 Continental Flying Spur “Blue Lena” that took Keith “Blue Lena” — ’66 Bentley S3 Flying Spur sedan, sold at $1,176,925 90 Richards and friends on several adventures, including a pivotal trip from England to Morocco with Brian Jones and Anita Pallenberg. Now restored, it sold well above estimate, achieving $1.1m. “Having this car was already heading for trouble, breaking the rules of the establishment, driving a car I was definitely not born into,” Richards said in his 2010 autobiography, Life. “A car that was meant to be driven fast at night.” ♦ $25m $20m $15m $10m $5m 0 Sports Car Market 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011

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Bonhams Chichester, U.K. ENGLISH #361-1933 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM II Continental drophead coupe. S/N 55MW. Eng. # XO25. Gray & black/black cloth/blue leather. RHD. Restored in the U.S. in the late ’70s, still in very good order, with believed unique Park Ward coachwork. Leather just settling in, dash timber excellent, motor near concours level, with original-type coil. Cond: #350-1950 JAGUAR XK 120 roadster. S/N 660498. Green/red & beige leather. RHD. Odo: 367 miles. Good door fit—as ever, better on the passenger’s side that doesn’t get used as much. Likely repainted/refurbished rather than fully restored, rechromed bumpers may be repros. Lightly creased two-tone leather. miles since I last saw it 15 months ago. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $287,329. Formerly owned by 2. SOLD AT $416,882. From the six-car collection of the late James Crickmay offered here, and only one of two to sell. Crickmay was the owner and chairman of well-respected Royce and Bentley specialists Frank Dale and Stepsons, and the Phantom was the most imposing and expensive of the six, one of his favorites. Sold mid-estimate for the right money, but you know it’ll be a good-’un with no needs. #365-1935 ASTON MARTIN ULSTER roadster. S/N D5/570/U. Black/ red leather. RHD. Odo: 5,090 miles. Of 31 Ulsters built, 28 survive. This is the exAlan Phipps, Harold Bevan and Bill Burton Works replica racer, one of four built with 2/4 seat configuration, and won at Donington in 1936. Well kept and well used. Good older repaint, excellent dash (though it should be matte black) and instruments, leather taking TOP 10 No. 7 Now with disc brakes and electric cooling fan. Claimed only driven 30,350 miles. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $149,140. In the Doune car collection 1967–99, which might help substantiate the low mileage. Cheaper than the other 1950 120 roadster (Lot 336, $244k), which had a much earlier chassis number and a slightly nicer restoration. #336-1950 JAGUAR XK 120 roadster. S/N 660059. Eng. # W12577. Oyster/brown leather. RHD. Odo: 1,487 miles. The first steel-bodied right-hander (the first 240 XKs were aluminum). Restored 2005, good door fit, excellent paint (actually an XJ40 color, Oyster; it was originally bronze, but this suits it). New two-tone leather. Some small cracks in steering wheel. With Jaguar Daimler Heri- actor Orlando Bloom, who sold it for $257k at Bonhams’ Aston Martin sale in May 2014 to fund the restoration of a DB4, and I thought then the price was fair for condition (SCM# 244185). This time it showed enough profit to just about cover the auction costs. Steady as she goes, then. #305-1961 JAGUAR XKE Series I 3.8 coupe. S/N 860083. Red/red leather. RHD. Odo: 65,188 miles. 83rd RHD flat-floor coupe made. Doesn’t look too bad from 20 paces and with little rust, but offered for restoration. Went to Australia in early ’80s and was stored on a farm until 2014. Hasn’t suffered too on a nice bit of character. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $1,142,377. Once owned by newspaper magnate Eddy Shah, sold by Brooks for $131,800 at Goodwood in August of 1997 (SCM# 8032), sold here at bottom of estimate range. It has multiplied almost ninefold in 18 years, but as a Works replica car, and a fourseater at that, it looks very good value against the £2.9m ($4.6m) 1935 Ulster that Bonhams sold at the Festival of Speed earlier in 2015 (SCM# 265790)—but that was a real team car selling way over its £2.2m ($3.4m) high estimate. 92 tage Certificate. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $244,145. Sent to Australia when new but registered first in Coventry; still wearing that number today. Bought at Bonhams’ “XK60” sale at Goodwood in August 2008 for £112k ($172k), which was strong money at the time. This time sold right, as in the right money for a nice early 120 roadster, with a little extra for its historic value. For the seller, his investment has grown by 25% in seven years—so even with commission fees, still appears to have delivered a better return than a savings account. #323-1958 ASTON MARTIN DB MK III coupe. S/N AM30031690. Green/green leather. RHD. Odo: 51,137 miles. Clean and tidy, good panel gaps for model, nicely patinated original leather, sits right on tall Avons, decent exhaust on new hangers. Either the speedo cable is busted, or it has covered no Sports Car Market badly, and motor has been run periodically. Exhausts are a bit bent. Eminently restorable, but needs everything. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $149,140. Sold almost twice over the lower estimate, showing the market’s thirst for early E-types is unquenched, however rough they might be. This will owe its owner $400k by the time it’s done... #379-1961 LOTUS ELITE coupe. S/N EB1461649. Metallic blue/gray vinyl. RHD. Odo: 76,996 miles. Good driver-quality sec

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Bonhams Chichester, U.K. ond-series car with Stage 2 engine. Older paint dates from late ’90s restoration, but no crazing, stars or cracking underneath. Original interior plastics all pretty good (just as well, as it’s NLA), seats re-covered. French registered. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $88,682. Well known car in Club Elite, sold right for condition. Elite prices have held remarkably stable for quite a few years now, possibly as they tend to be owned long term by older gentlemen and their likely customer base is, if anything, shrinking. #326-1963 HUMBER SUPER SNIPE wagon. S/N B8203721BWHUO. Dark blue/ gray leather. RHD. Odo: 72 miles. Series IV. The perfect service barge for Brit Twit Racing (see below). Good overall order. Chromed rocker covers and Minilite wheels add to the paddock patina. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $26,605. #345-1965 ASTON MARTIN DB5 convertible. S/N DB5C2119R. Eng. # 4002273. Green/beige leather. RHD. Odo: 77,638 miles. Nice paint and good door fit following 2005 restoration, motor lightly overpolished, newish stainless exhaust, newish TOP 10 No. 3 and 2015 Le Mans Legends. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $278,693. Top bid just under the lowest estimate. It probably cost at least this figure to build, meaning that buyer and seller are about even. #311-1964 DAIMLER SP250 police-spec convertible. S/N 104368. Black/gray leather. RHD. Odo: 48,660 miles. Ex-Metropolitan Police car, all of which were autos. Unusually for a police-spec Dart, this still has all the radio and PA gear, plus large calibrated police speedo. Most just have the bell on the front remaining. Very good order, panel gaps typically large but fiberglass good and straight. leather unused in rear, lightly creased in front, period Motorola, sits right on tall Avons. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $1,677,862. Winning bid just under the £1m ($1.5m) lower estimate. Bonhams is pretty sure of its ground... and the price here was spot-on for the market. TOP 10 No. 6 Fans of Burt Levy will understand why I put this in, but it’s a rare car in its own right and a regular sight in the paddock at the Goodwood Revival. One’s even raced at the 24 Hours of LeMons—Google “Team Tinworm” to check out the hilarious exploits. Sold mid-estimate, but find another before the Tinwormers destroy them all... #363-1963 JAGUAR XKE coupe. S/N 888169. Blue/black vinyl & velour. All the right bits. Unsure when it was built as a racer or exact motor spec, but first raced in 2014. Quickest E-type at the 2014 Le Mans Classic #366-1966 BENTLEY S3 Flying Spur sedan. S/N BC68XE. Blue/ Mushroom leather. RHD. Odo: 87,088 miles. The famous ex-Keith Richards “Blue Lena,” named after Lena Horne. The car that famously took him, Brian Jones and Anita Pallenberg to Marrakech, though it’s now had that life restored out of it. Excellent paint and Redone leather is now lightly baggy. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $126,684. Sold far over top estimate, surpassing the previous $102k record price paid for a Dart at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed (SCM# 244589). “Sleb” ownership strikes again.... chrome, new leather. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $1,176,925. Sold at approximately 2½ times its model value—just trumping the ex-Wyman Citroën SM and Mercedes 250S that sold recently for about twice their worth. There was rumor of discreet inquiries from within the Rolling Stones camp before the sale, but if Richards had really wanted it back, I can’t see the price being a problem. #369-1967 ASTON MARTIN DB6 Van- tage coupe. S/N DB63029R. Eng. # 4003025V. Olive/black leather. RHD. Odo: 29,668 94 Sports Car Market

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Bonhams Chichester, U.K. miles. Very straight, super shiny and with great chrome (chromed wires from new, though these are replacements). Period radio. Well-creased original leather. Slower steering rack than standard is the only noted deviation from stock, along with smaller wheel. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $468,703. In one-family ownership from new. Sold mid-estimate at marketcorrect money for spec, condition and history. #320-1988 JAGUAR XK-SS replica roadster. S/N 1E50912. Black/dark green leather. RHD. Odo: 9,524 miles. One of 10 Lynx re-creations, the last only built in 2015 (and recently sold without U.K. registration at Silverstone’s September 4 Salon Privé sale for $304k). Identity from a 1967 E-type. Good order, nice paint and aluminum bumpers, almost indistinguishable from the real thing. Paint recently refreshed, leather only lightly July 1968 just before the Soviet invasion, laid up in 1969 due to low oil pressure but never reassembled. Sold just over the high end of the estimate range, which means it’s going to be at least a £500k ($750k) car when it’s done. For a roadster I’d say the sums stack up okay, but for a cabrio it’s marginal, even with this one’s notable history. #368-1938 BMW 328 roadster. S/N 85378. Eng. # 79280. White/red leather. Odo: 7,533 km. Good appearance with a few small paint chips, restored 2011. Newish carpets, nicely patinated red leather. Sits right on Michelin Xs. Volvo gearbox currently fitted (a F14803. Silver/black racing buckets. Odo: 8,490 miles. One of 100 road cars (although 80 cabrios followed). Therefore, bigger motor and full interior trim—and though it’s full of carbon fiber, it weighs 200 kg more than the ACC Viper! Well kept and almost like new, with full service history. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $347,787. Sold far beyond the £130k–£160k ($200k–$247k) estimate—original list price was over £180k. These will mostly be in collections and rarely come to market, so there was always going to be a tussle to own it. ITALIAN common mod); original comes with car along with various other spares. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $831,451. One owner (former manager of ABBA) in Sweden 1965–2013. Top bid just under the lower estimate. Market-correct. baggy, correct instruments. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $555,072. Formerly owned by Nicolas Cage, before that Dick Skipworth, bought by Chris Evans at this sale last year for $624k with 8,637 miles (SCM# 256037). He’s having a thin-out, and here it sold for $70k less than he paid for it, but the loss is much greater once you factor in auctioneer’s commissions. Not that it’s too cheap this time—the price was more than generous last time around. GERMAN #328-1937 BMW 328 cabriolet. S/N 85043. Red/faded black cloth/red & brown leather. Odo: 61,292 km. See what they did there with the lot number? Anyway... Very original restoration project, part-disassembled, neglected and tatty with surface rust breaking out all over, some wheel nuts missing, door hinges seized, very worn and patinated inte- #334-1961 PORSCHE 356B Super 90 cabriolet. S/N 155501. Signal Red/black leather. RHD. Odo: 70,499 miles. One of 21 RHD Super 90 cabs made. Restored around 20 years ago but holding up so well it looks a much later job. Leather lightly creased, motor bhp Fiat. Now “it does 65 mph all day and doesn’t notice hills.” Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $1,012,824. Rounding off the Orosco Scarab Collection (the re-creation of the 1958 Mk I sports-racer didn’t sell), this sold where expected, for almost as much as the real F1 single-seater—but still nowhere near the amazing £1.8m ($2.9m) paid for the similarly-hued Ecurie Ecosse transporter in 2013. #362-1960 MASERATI 3500 GT coupe. in factory finishes. With hard top, workshop manual and spare set of wheels. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $192,324. Imported from Malaya in 1963. Sold at the high end of the estimate range, but it ticks all the 356 boxes apart from “Speedster.” #309-2005 MERCEDES-BENZ CLK DTM AMG coupe. S/N WDB2093421- S/N AM101962. Red/blue leather. Restoration project. Paint flaking off aluminum body suggesting electrolytic nastiness within structure, bumpers missing, taillights held in with tape. Leather coming apart at the seams, all suggesting damp storage. It’s been in an underground #333-1956 FIAT 642 transporter. S/N N/A. Blue/blue vinyl. Original exMaserati transporter, re-engined with a Bedford turbodiesel in period and restored in time for the 2008 historic races in Monterey. After Reventlow finished with it, it had quite a career with Shelby American, then Alan Mann, David Piper and the JCB Historic Race team, and appeared in various liveries in the movie “Le Mans.” Now presents in good order all round. Exact spec of drivetrain unknown but’ll be an improvement on feeble original 92 TOP 10 No. 9 rior. Seats out, distressed leather may be recoverable. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $503,251. Rushed out of Czechoslovakia to the U.K. in 96 car park in Kensington for 30 years. Unable to view odometer. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $154,322. Bought from Ivan Dutton in 1985, but the intended restoration never happened. Sold mid-estimate, and still only half the price of an equivalent DB4. Sports Car Market

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Bonhams Chichester, U.K. #382-1961 MASERATI 3500 GT coupe. S/N AM1011730. Eng. # 1011730. Blue/red leather. Odo: 7,448 km. Good order, repainted, original leather with nice character, carbs from new rather than fuel injection—many get converted during their lives—but it’s a later model, so discs and a 5-speed transmission. 2012. Recently repainted; if it’s been used as much as the catalog says, then the leather must have been redone not too long ago; certainly looks as if it needs to settle in. Nice pair of Marchal spotlights. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $935,093. Most expensive of the Evans cars at this sale, sold where expected. I remember when you could get a real one for this. #314-1963 FERRARI 250 GT/L Lusso coupe. S/N 4851GT. Eng. # 4851GT. Silver/ black leather. Odo: 81,930 miles. Very straight with good paint and creased leather, possibly original. Repainted from red in 2006, motor clean and tidy in factory finishes. Ferrari Classiche certified. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $1,923,000. In the U.S. until 2011, did the Italian registration. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $304,603. Sold a smidge under low estimate like so many other cars in the sale. But for the enthusiast it’s the one to have, with 5-speed, discs and carbs. Can only put the price, slightly lower than Bonhams had hoped, down to slightly settling-in rather than super-sharp condition. #316-1963 FERRARI 250 GT SWB rep- lica coupe. S/N 3493GT. White/maroon leather. Odo: 4,707 km. Nicely done “SWB” by Roelofs in 2010 in aluminum over a chopped 250 GTE 2+2 frame. Chris Evans bought the car soon after it was completed in auction in 2007. SCM’s last record of it is 2004, when it sold for $384k, and we noted it had been shunted up the back in 1995 and repaired. Since then it has been through the hands of various dealers. “Top Gear” host Chris Evans bought it from DK Engineering in 2014. Apparently bid here to £2.25m but unsold, as that was about £400k ($620k) light to buy it. #321-1971 FERRARI 365 GTS/4 Day- Tour Auto in 2012; Evans bought it soon after. Bid to £1.25m, unsold against a £1.4m–£1.8m ($2.2m–$2.8m) estimate band. If you look at RM Sotheby’s sale of the slightly sharper 5885GT in London the week before at $1,975,483 you might conclude that perhaps it would have been wise to let this one go at the money offered. #318-1966 FERRARI 275 GTB/6C Alloy coupe. S/N 08221. Eng. # 213. Green/black leather. Odo: 46,238 miles. Six-carb long-nose aluminum version (can we quit calling them “alloy”? Steel is an alloy), one of six or seven built like this in RHD. Originally red, new paint mimics Masten Gregory/Innes Ireland colors, but it’s almost too straight and shiny. Luckily the interior is nicely weathered in, and the front bumpers are a bit ripply under the rechrome. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $3,480,582. Catalog said last sold at U.K. tona Spyder. S/N 14543. Black/red leather. Odo: 4,664 miles. From the Chris Evans Collection. Excellent restored condition, but recently repainted again. Leather (by Luppi) and mouse fur like new, although dash top is slightly rippled. With books, original bill of sale, Ferrari Classiche certification. Still with factory a/c and period Voxson radio but now has electric power steering. Polished Borranis changed from factory alloys. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $3,080,000. Ex-Harrah Collection (when it was white). Bought at Silverstone Salon Privé last September for $3.7m with 3,960 miles (SCM# 245193). Previously sold for $990k at RM Monterey 2010, when it was white (SCM# 165603), and before that offered but not sold at $1m at RM Maranello 2009, sporting red side stripes (SCM# 120559). #355-1977 FERRARI 512 BB coupe. S/N 21689. Yellow/black leather. RHD. Odo: 22,601 miles. The “188 mph” poster car, when it was owned by Chris Meek, then owner of Mallory Park race circuit. Good well-kept order, never majorly restored. Leather showing a bit of life behind it. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $356,424. ...Apparently a Maranello Concessionaires customer complained that his Boxer 98 Sports Car Market

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Rising Sun Selected sales of Japanese collector cars by Tony Piff (All text within quotes minimally edited from online descriptions) #669. 1964 NISSAN CEDRIC 1900 Deluxe sedan. S/N LG31300430. 77,238 miles. “Three owners from new. The oldest Nissan in the U.S. Repainted and correctly reupholstered in the ’70s, but otherwise stock and very original. Mechanicals are in good condition. Column-shift 4-speed manual with an RHD pattern. 3,000 trouble-free miles so far in 2015.” Condition: 2. Sun Selected sales of Japanese collector cars by Tony Piff (All text within quotes minimally edited from online descriptions) #669. 1964 NISSAN CEDRIC 1900 Deluxe sedan. S/N LG31300430. 77,238 miles. “Three owners from new. The oldest Nissan in the U.S. Repainted and correctly reupholstered in the ’70s, but otherwise stock and very original. Mechanicals are in good condition. Column-shift 4-speed manual with an RHD pattern. 3,000 trouble-free miles so far in 2015.” Condition: 2. Bonhams Bonhams Chichester, U.K. would only do 165 mph, so Meek went out down the M1 very early one morning with a photographer and recorded the advertised 188. In fact, he had to back off slightly, as the needle went around to 190. Though the real speed was likely nearer 175, this makes it the most famous Boxer of all, and with the low mileage, looks worth the money. JAPANESE #376-1968 MAZDA COSMO 110S SOLD AT $11,325. Historically significant mostly as a record of converging influences, including some kind of styling help from Pininfarina, apparently. Too bad that it’s so very ugly and so very beige, but considering that it’s a strong, complete runner, price seems reasonable. Bring A Trailer, October 29, 2015. #671. 1983 TOYOTA TERCEL SR5 4wd wagon. S/N JT2AL35W0D0034111. 148,000 miles. “AWD 6-speed model. Clean, straight survivor. Interior is particularly clean, with all working accessories. Runs reliably. Recent service. “ Condition: 2. SOLD AT $5,383. It’s even uglier than the Cedric, but the beige works better here — although a red example like Jessie’s from “Breaking Bad” would be the one to get. However, I’ve been watching for one of these as a funky anti-Subaru camping rig, and clean, lower-mile examples just don’t exist. Bonus points for the Land Cruiser-esque dash-top Inclinometer. Well bought and sold, and I only hope the seller keeps it off the ski hill. Bring A Trailer, October 29, 2015. #564. 1971 DATSUN 240Z coupe. S/N HLS3008599. 102,399 miles. “Lifelong California car. Three owners from new. Original engine. 280Z 5-speed fitted by second owner, who had the car for 42 years. Professional glass-and-trim-out respray in original color.” Condition: 2. and bent, especially the right one. Interior velour unworn, just slightly baggy on the driver’s side. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $79,814. An export car that found its way home to Japan. Offered but not sold at $110k at Bonhams’ Greenwich sale in May of 2015 (SCM# 265539). This time the owner must have seen the light and let it go £15k ($25k) under the lower estimate. Still, at least it sold, unlike the better example with a/c that didn’t at RM Sotheby’s London earlier in the week. AMERICAN #302-1944 FORD GPW military jeep. S/N GPW212461. Green/khaki canvas/khaki canvas. Odo: 27,916 miles. 134-ci I4, 1-bbl, 3-sp. All Ford instead of the usual mix-andmatch. Channel instead of tube front crossmember confirms chassis is Ford. Older restoration but still good, correct bronze green decided, finally, to sell his collection of most of the Scarabs still remaining in the world. Bizarrely, the single-seater 003 resides in England, too, possibly due to there being more race series it can compete in than at home— and its owner is a black-belt sideways petrolhead. Sold at the expected money, and, with a black-belt sideways petrolhead at the wheel, competitive in historics against 250Fs and such like. (See profile, p. 70.) #331-1960 SCARAB F1 replica racer. S/N 002. Blue/black vinyl. MHD. Orosco’s second car, built up in 1998 from parts. The original was damaged at Silverstone in 1961. In the mid-’80s while 001 was being restored, original builder Dick Troutman replicated its chassis for another owner, upsetting Orosco— who later made his own copy: this car. Tidy and straight, seat vinyl hardly worn, though it coupe. S/N L10A10419. Eng. # 10A1581. Orange/check cloth & black vinyl. RHD. Odo: 3,869 km. Middle-series car combining features of first and second runs, including earlier 10A engine and short wheelbase of early cars with bigger maw of the series 2. Titled as a 1970. No indication the motor is anything other than original (a lot of Cosmos run later replacements). Restored, and only painted orange this year, but boy, are those sills wavy undercoat shows through underneath. Still on 6V electrics. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $51,436. Massive price for a Ford Jeep, selling for twice the lower estimate, and early in the sale, too. I have to put it down to period-correctness, though Silverstone raised big money ($57k) for its perfect GPW in July. Let’s see where the next one goes. TOP 10 No. 8 #330-1960 SCARAB F1 racer. S/N 001. Blue. MHD. First of three Scarabs here, and the only “real” one. Ex- Reventlow, ex-Chuck Daigh, plenty of period pictures attest to its competition history. Later in the Cunningham Museum. Good restored order, seat leather has had a bit of a life. Original desmodromic 2½-liter motor replaced with a 3.4-liter Offy during ’80s restoration. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $1,038,735. Well, Don Orosco SOLD AT $24,000. The understated green paint and original wheels and hubcaps set this Z apart from the crowd. Price paid reflects the premium paid for Series 1 cars with no penalty for the 5-speed. Well bought and sold. Bring A Trailer, September 22, 2015. ♦ 100 has been raced. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $506,705. Sold under the estimate band for about half the price of the real one immediately preceding. That’s doing well when most copies only attract about a fifth to a tenth of the real thing, but it’s peanuts compared with what it probably cost to build. A relative bargain. © Sports Car Market

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Dan Kruse Classics Austin, TX Dan Kruse — Hill Country Classic Three of the top five high sales were pre-war Fords Company Dan Kruse Classics Date September 12, 2015 Location Austin, TX Auctioneer Daniel Kruse Automotive lots sold/offered 69/174 Sales rate 40% Sales total $1,109,268 High sale 1939 Ford Deluxe custom roadster, sold at $53,460 Buyer’s premium 8%, included in sold prices An all-steel body — 1938 Ford Deluxe custom coupe, sold at $40,500 Report and photos by Cody Tayloe Market opinions in italics city in the U.S. even comes close. While a growing number of auctions are cropping up i the Lone Star State recently, Dan Kruse Clas has their roots firmly planted in the capital c was the 41st installment of their annual Hill Country Classic auction. Previously, when DKC shared the Palmer Events C Center building with another event, a majority of the cars were kept outdoors, mostly under the cover of the ensus figures released earlier thi show Austin, TX, as the fastest gr city in the entire country. Since the recession ended, no other Austin, TX Center’s large overhangs. Last year the space was divided between the DKC auction and a women’s roller derby match on the opposing side. This year the auction was the venue’s sole occupant, and all cars were indoors. Having everything indoors lined up in sequence made finding vehicles much easier. As with any Dan Kruse auction, the atmophere was laid-back and relaxed. Vehicle inspections are easy with y few (if any) cars roped off. The auction staff is always friendly and helpful, and they do a great job of getting to know their clients. If you are new to the hobby or looking for something that won’t break the bank, be sure to register. The biggest sale — a 1939 Ford custom roadster — hammered at less than $50k before commissions, selling at $54k all in. Next up was a 1940 Ford custom coupe selling for $52k. This caught some by surprise, because it ran well behind the block of primetime offerings. A 2008 Aston Martin Vantage convertible was the third-highest at $50k. Yet another pre-war Ford came next at $41k. Last of the top five was a 1999 Ferrari 456 GTA, sold at a very reasonable $38k. Only time will tell where the long-term Texas 1968 Volkswagen Kyote II dune buggy, sold at $11,340 102 market is headed, but Austin’s huge population growth puts Dan Kruse Classics in the right place at the right time. ♦ Sales Totals $5m $4m $3m $2m $1m 0 Sports Car Market 2015 2014 2013 2012

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Dan Kruse Classics Austin, TX ENGLISH #240-1963 DAIMLER SP250 convert- ible. S/N 101555. White/brown leather. Odo: 2,005 miles. Older restoration showing age. Paint is beginning to fail in places, with crazing on the trunk lid. Large scratch on rear quarter-panel. Door handles, windshield-surrounds, hood hinges and trunk hinges are all pitted. Bumpers and grille are in decent condition. Rubber windshield-surround is older but not yet dry and cracked. Interior is average. Seats are in good condition. Carpets are slightly worn. Gauges a little hazy. Dash upholstery is in good condition. Engine presents with the Monterey events in August. Here, it changed hands for wholesale money and doesn’t appear to need anything other than a good cleaning. GERMAN #308-1968 VOLKSWAGEN KYOTE II dune buggy. S/N 118816459. Red/black & red cloth. Odo: 3,134 miles. Kyote dune buggy with body by Dean Jeffries. All original and unrestored. Large scratch behind the driver’s door. Chipping around driver’s door from entry and exit. Plexiglas rear windows are faded. Front windscreen in good condition. Trim is minimal but average. Seats are oversized. Carpets worn and dirty. Gauges clean and easy to read. Huge modern speakers in front. Small back seat has seen little use. Indoor/outdoor carpet in good condition. Full set of original Stewart Warner gauges. Cond: 3-. tion. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $4,860. This one featured the Buick V6 engine swap popular with many Opel enthusiasts but with a humdrum 3-speed auto to rein in the fun. Last seen at Dan Kruse’s Austin sale one year ago, where it sold for $5,832 (SCM# 252392). The sales price here was about a grand shy of last year’s sale. After this sale, it was listed on eBay with no opening bids set to start at $8,700, and a reserve somewhere north of that. The seller had zero feedback. Well bought here, but the eBay ambitions are likely a little aggressive considering past sales. #357-1974 MERCEDES-BENZ 450SL convertible. S/N 10704412016193. White/ blue cloth/navy blue leather. Odo: 96,917 miles. All original. Heavy scratches on the nose; one appears to have been buffed with no luck. Older repaint beginning to show age. Pitting on the trunk trim. Bumpers are scratched and dirty, with several small dents in the rear bumper. Soft top has been replaced but is older. Interior is all original and holding nicely. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $27,000. Daimler, a separate company from DaimlerBenz, primarily produced dignified motorcars and limousines. The SP250 was their final foray before selling out to Jaguar in 1960. Their goal was to produce an American-inspired fiberglass sports car, and total produced in a six-year run was fewer than 2,700 units. Values began taking off about four years ago, leveled out without dipping, and are taking off once again. The dealer has it offered on his website at $40k, which is about right. The high bid here was soft in the current market. #243-2008 ASTON MARTIN VANTAGE convertible. S/N SCFBF04BX8GD08996. Red/black leather. Odo: 30,454 miles. Usedcar quality showing signs of use. Paint is in decent factory condition. Left rear fender has been resprayed. Ran across the block without a detail. Bugs all over the nose. Left front wheel has curb rash. Hard-water spots throughout. Interior is in factory condition but dirty. Driver’s seat shows some wear. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $49,680. Previously offered by Lo- SOLD AT $11,340. Dean Jeffries was an accomplished Hollywood stunt coordinator who also designed vehicles for TV and film. Jeffries began the initial fabrication on the original Batmobile and later handed it over to George Barris due to time constraints. This Kyote crossed the block at Barrett-Jackson’s Reno sale in 2013 and sold for a reasonable $8,500 (SCM# 230350). Listed as a 1968 original, the body design appears to be Jeffries’ later work from the early 1970s with the swinging doors. Regardless, well bought here. #228-1972 OPEL GT coupe. S/N 772- 895351. White/black leather. Odo: 13,964 miles. Older amateur paint with dimples throughout. Thick, poor-quality touch-ups. Black vinyl stripe. Chip at back of driver’s door. Paint applied over rusty bumpers. Trim has been painted black. Front windshield is cracked at the driver’s position. Oversize boyracer seats barely fit in cockpit. Worn carpets but otherwise decent interior in average condi- up pretty well. Seats are in good condition. Carpets are worn. Gauges are clean and clear. Wood on the console is in very good condition compared to many other cars of this vintage. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $4,320. The SL market was somewhat crowded here; there were four to choose from. This was the oldest R107 (the other were late ’80s) and the only one offered at no reserve. Values on the R107 continue to climb. This one was by no means perfect, but in a heating market it should have fared much better. Unless there were major mechanical issues, this one was well below market. Very well bought. #314-1974 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE 2-dr sedan. S/N 1142018930. Mint/white vinyl. Odo: 959 miles. Repaint is decent overall. Poor paint application on the hood. Bubbles under the paint just behind rear side windows on each side suggest possible repair due to tus of Austin with about 10k fewer miles on the clock. At that time, $80k was the asking price, but it is unclear how long ago. This one was also spotted for sale through an online-only auction hosted by Motostalgia that coincided 104 Sports Car Market

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Dan Kruse Classics Austin, TX previous damage to the rear. Had an automatic transmission switchgear, but is now a 4-speed manual. Rubber has been replaced. Panel fit is correct. Interior is very clean. Three-spoke wood steering wheel. Seats and door panels in good shape. Carpet has some bunching. Trim around radio is cracked. Instrument cluster is clean and clear. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $4,860. Description reads “restored” but lacks any other details aside from the engine and transmission specs. The concerning item is the rust coming up behind both rear side windows, which could point to a rear-end collision repair. When this occurs in a rear-engine vehicle, the result could be driveline damage and endless issues with sorting (which I have experienced). Other than that, the car was a good driver overall, assuming the mechanicals check out. Well bought. ITALIAN #241-1999 FERRARI 456M GTA coupe. S/N ZFFWP50A2X0115416. Black/black leather. Odo: 13,120 miles. Car shows a lot more use than expected for the mileage. Paint is hazy, with some discoloration on the left front headlight. Heavy fading on left rear fender. Very dirty overall. Tires are new, but cheap and low-performance. Panel fit is good. Rubber and glass are average. Interior is fac- tory-correct but looking a little tired. Heavy wear on driver’s seat bolster. Toolkit lying in rear seat. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $37,800. The last Ferrari to use pop-up headlamps, and when it was launched in 1992, it was the most powerful Ferrari ever developed aside from the F40. Like designer clothing, Italian styling falls out of favor before becoming fashionable again. A dealer in California has had an identical car with 21k miles for almost two years, and at $45k, it’s the cheapest ’99 GTA in the country I’ve seen—until this one. Considering the low mileage, this one was a great buy, but it would be nice to have the service history. Still, well bought. JAPANESE #363-1969 DATSUN 1600 convertible. S/N SPL31122335. Yellow/black vinyl/black vinyl. Odo: 55,439 miles. Rust-free example. Corvette Yellow paint is good quality with a few age issues. Paint touched up in places. Grille, headlight bezels and bumpers replated. Other trim scratched and pitted. Panel fit is factory correct. Rear quarters and passenger’s floor pan have been replaced. Seats recently re-covered. Speedo inop. Tears in top have nessed this one cross the block three times now. It first sold last November at Leake’s fall Dallas auction for $8k (SCM# 256570). A week later, it showed up at Dan Kruse’s Houston auction, where it failed to sell for $6k (SCM# 256438). Since then, the consignor has made some improvements, such as re-covering the seats and patching the top, which really needs to be replaced. The top offer here was a little low compared with rising Datsun sales, although it was more than the last selling price. AMERICAN #364-1929 FORD MODEL A roadster. S/N NM107586. Black/brown vinyl. Odo: 8,515 miles. Reconstructed Texas title. New Mexico-assigned VIN. Paint is faded and failing all over. Heavy scratches behind passenger’s door. Door panels do not line up correctly. Holes in the body cavity with nothing attached. Brightwork in good condition. Bumpers would present better if cleaned and polished. Interior is spartan. Gauge surround is faded and pitted. Numbers on odometer are stuck halfway between digits. Floor mat torn. Top reportedly new. Engine is simple and soiled. Fluid buildup at bottom. Cond: 4-. been patched. Engine very tidy. Correct Datsun blue paint with paint runs. Original carbs. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $9,000. I’ve wit- SOLD AT $8,100. While marques like Packard and Duesenberg were focusing on their luxury offerings in 1929, Henry Ford was focusing on the opposite. The roadster was the bottom-rung Model A offering, coming in at $450. Most at auction and on cruise nights have been hot-rodded, but here was one that was stock—and in need of some significant TLC. The good news is parts are plentiful or easy to make yourself, and at “no reserve,” someone was ready to wash his hands of it. The sale price was fair if not slightly high, all things considered. #245-1938 FORD DELUXE custom coupe. S/N 411661. Black/red leather. Odo: 106 Sports Car Market

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Dan Kruse Classics Austin, TX 13,857 miles. All-steel body with fiberglass running boards. Paint is very high quality and showing a little age. Glossy overall. Trim and brightwork very nice. Frenched gas filler and rear license plate. Driver’s door out significantly at the bottom, causing trim to not line up. Some light scratches on the running boards from entry and exit. Uneven paint on running boards. Interior is very nice. Carpets and leather all in good condition. Power window switches are from 1980s GM. Front disc brakes. LED taillights. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $40,500. Nicely done. Built for touring and street use. Driveability improvements include Mustang II power steering and front end, a/c and heat, and power windows and seats. The street-rod market is hot and cold, and sometimes finding the right buyer can take a while. This one was right in line with where it should be and likely much less than the actual build cost. It showed up just after the auction on a dealer’s website offered for $58k. #352-1940 PLYMOUTH P9 coupe. S/N P9219946. Green/blue & gray cloth. Odo: 1,764 miles. Driver-quality older restoration. Matching-numbers engine. Options include fender skirts, side mirror, spare tire and heater. Green paint shows well other than a small spot of rust coming up on the driver’s door. All rubber has been replaced. Chrome is slightly pitted. Passenger’s door out slightly at the rear. Glass in good condition. Masking lines on rear window rubber surround. Seats and door panels are in good condition. Wood on the dash is discolored. Glass is decent overall. Some early delamination noted on edges of rear side glass. Spare-tire hubcap is dented. Interior is decent. Floors are a little worn. Rear seat is coming apart at the piping. Horn bezel is pitted. Gauges are cloudy. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $33,480. I spoke with the new owner and you would’ve thought he just won the lottery. He explained that he came to sell and not buy, but he was beaming over his new purchase. Woodie values have been pretty steady other than a dip that mirrored the deepest part of the recession. Today, values are right back where they were pre-recession, with no wild swings up or down. The budget-busting wood on the car doesn’t have any immediate needs, and any sorting required appears to be minor. Well bought. #226-1956 CHEVROLET 210 sedan. S/N B56J010898. Dusk Plum & Dune Beige/white & plum vinyl. Odo: 61,468 miles. 235-ci I6, 2-bbl, auto. Nice older restoration. Body is straight. Paint is in good condition. A few areas where it was applied unevenly, but very good overall. Upper trim on grille is pitted. Small dent in window trim. Back bumper lightly pitted with some scratches. Windows are clean and clear. Interior is restored. Carpet and upholstery are new. Power disc brakes. Upgraded a/c. Engine very BEST BUY faded on top. All gauges are cloudy but original. Needle missing on speedometer. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $12,312. The P9 was billed as the “low price beauty with the luxury ride.” Restored “as needed” over time, this one was kept mostly original and was presented in good driver-quality condition. It featured many of the modern advancements of the day such as hidden door hinges, sealed-beam headlights and almost 20% more glass. Compared with sales over the past few years where examples changed hands in the mid-to-high teens, this one sold at wholesale. Well bought. #271-1950 FORD CUSTOM DELUXE Country Squire wagon. S/N 0BF113425. Green/brown vinyl. Odo: 51,060 miles. 239-ci V8, 2-bbl, 3-sp. Paint is thick and older with blemishes throughout, but nothing major. A small spot of poor prep on the roof behind driver’s door. Panel fit is good. Exterior trim is average. Rear wood around the windows is January 2016 tidy. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $10,800. Offered at no reserve; the consignor’s description referred to the color combination as the “rarest of all colors.” A few strikes against it include a softening Tri-Five market along with the fact that the car was a 4-door 210, but still—it was a nice driver. The sales price here was short of the market, or it could be pointing to where the market is going. Very well bought. #288-1960 WILLYS JEEP Gala Surrey SUV. S/N 5633718385. Cerulean Blue & white/turquoise & white vinyl. Odo: 16 miles. 134-ci I4, 1-bbl, 3-sp. Said to also be one of 1,100 real Surreys produced. Restoration was extensive, with few flaws. Some paint chip- 107

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Dan Kruse Classics Austin, TX ping on the top hardware. Chrome has all been replated. Spiderweb crack in paint near gas filler with a matching one on the driver’s side. Interior is very tidy. Paint is chipping on the high-quality and in good condition. Imperfections are minor. Surface scratches in the clearcoat. A few dimples on the top of the trunk lid. Tiny bubbles on the driver’s fender. Bumpers are lightly pitted. Interior is very tidy. Console shows typical wear. Gauges are very clean. Steering wheel is cracked and splintered. Glue residue below speedometer. 427 badges but with a 302 engine. Paint is like new, good quality and professionally applied. Panel fit good. Driver’s roll bar. Seats look as though they have not been sat in. Some very minor scuffing from entry and exit on driver’s door. Racing harness. Gauges are clean and clear. Custom exhaust pipes. Cobra air cleaner. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $28,080. “Stretched” handles on the dash. Absolutely everything inside is covered in blue paint, including the pedals and the rubber floor mats. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $31,000. This was a no-sale at Mecum’s Monterey sale in August at $34k. Going into fall, the high bid here was even softer. Seller needs to cut his losses. #273-1962 CHEVROLET BEL AIR wagon. S/N 21635S263938. Gold/gray vinyl & cloth. Odo: 31,835 miles. 400-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Tastefully done with modern touches. Grille is original. Bumpers replated but beginning to show age again. Side trim in good condition. Glass is clean and clear. Body panels are straight. Air-ride suspension. Driver’s carpet slightly worn near door. Thresholds show entry/exit stress. Paint on steering wheel is wearing off. Seats are very tidy. Factory speedometer is hard to read because of the tachometer in front. Aftermarket accessory Engine showing age but is tidy. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $16,200. Last seen in 2012 at Mecum Kissimmee, where it sold for $17,500 (SCM# 201099), it could also be found on a dealer’s website listed for $23k. This one included the eight-lug heavy-duty wheels, as well as power steering and brakes. Grand Prix values have been pretty firm over the years, without many of the valleys of the pricier GTO. This one appeared pretty solid with only one claimed repaint. Well bought, but don’t expect a market boost anytime soon. #336-1966 FORD MUSTANG coupe. S/N 6F07T229922. Red/black vinyl. Odo: 95,591 miles. 302-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Driverquality older repaint holding up well. Several items completed approximately five years ago, including an engine rebuild and several replaced components. Passenger’s door slightly in at front. Vinyl roof is new. Bumpers are slightly scratched but not pitted. Rubber and glass in good shape. Interior is tidy and well kept. Seats in average condition. Carpets are Cobra with extra legroom but limited appeal. LA Exotics is now defunct, which also diminishes the value and could affect things such as parts availability. Like many of these, the mileage is relatively low since no one uses a Cobra (even a replica) as a daily driver. Preowned replicas are pretty easy to find, and if you have the patience or need one suited to your individual tastes, you can always have one built—or build one yourself. This one was ready to go. Price was reasonable for a nice, finished example. #204-1972 CHEVROLET C10 pickup. S/N CCE142S116207. Orange & beige/black vinyl. Odo: 63,602 miles. 350-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Recent two-tone paint in very good condition. New trim. Spray-in bedliner matches the orange paint. Orange interior paint can be seen where it bled onto exterior beige. Functional lower sidemount tool box. Suspension lowered, but nothing too extreme. Factory a/c converted to R134a. Interior very tidy. Door hardware replaced with billet pieces. Aftermarket tilt steering with smallish steering gauges are clean and clear. Vintage air. Wilwood front disc brakes. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $22,140. Appealing car, but the marketing photos didn’t do it any favors. In the photos, the suspension is all the way up, and the car looks like it’s about to get pulled onto a tiltbed car hauler. Sorta gives the impression that it may not be running, and there’s another car in the background with its hood raised. Cool car, bad photos. The reserve was just over $30k, but the consignor brought it to sell. Likely sold for around what was put into the car. Fair deal for buyer and seller. #234-1964 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX 2-dr hard top. S/N 894K4167. Red/white/ white vinyl. Odo: 72,274 miles. 389-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. PHS Certified. Mileage believed actual, but no mileage documentation exists. Said to have only had one repaint. Repaint is 108 nice. Dash in good shape. Gauges are clear, clean and easy to read. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $14,850. Good driver-quality Mustang, but options were run-of-the-mill and nothing to get too excited about. This one was born a 6-cylinder and upgraded at some point. The first-gen Mustang market is pretty crowded, and only the special ones rake in the big dollars, but for someone entering the hobby or scratching an itch, this was a good one to own. Sold right in line with the current market. Fair deal for all. #372-1966 SHELBY COBRA replica roadster. S/N 0F43025BW. Blue & white/ black leather. Odo: 5,521 miles. 302-ci V8, 4-bbl, 5-sp. Fiberglass body by LA Exotic. wheel. Carpets, upholstery and interior paint all new. Engine tidy, substituting black in place of traditional chrome. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $16,470. This C10, originally from Arizona, was brought to Texas, where bidders pay top dollar for pickups. Very tastefully done, this one was sorted and dressed up nicely as a driver without being too over-the-top. The main strike against it is the less-desirable long bed. 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Dan Kruse Classics Austin, TX sold considering the cost of sorting one yourself. #316-1985 FORD MUSTANG GT coupe. S/N 1FABP28MXFF238148. Blue/black leather. Odo: 48,080 miles. 5.0-L V8, 4-bbl, 5-sp. Paint is glossy but thick. Lots of imperfections throughout. Dry spray on front bumper and passenger’s headlight recess. Fisheyes and uneven spray on the rear bumper. Cracked rear window on driver’s side. Trim is painted black. Shelby-style wheels and oversized tires. Carpets have been replaced; cargo compartment carpets are original. Mach 1-style front seats. Leather on driver’s seat is worn and beginning to tear on the inboard bolster at the knee position. Aftermarket gauges have been P6S2165742. White/white vinyl/black leather. Odo: 46,321 miles. 5.7-L fuel-injected V8, auto. Brickyard 400 edition. Number 41 of 50 produced. All original and well preserved. Missing radio antenna. Soft top is torn around back light from being raised and lowered. Graphics in excellent condition. Panel fit is factory-correct. Interior shows little wear. Driver’s seat bolster is worn from entry and scratches. Most could be buffed out. Hood is faded, with nose chips and amateur touch-ups. Brightwork is average. Panel fit is correct. Fitted with factory soft top with no hard top in sight. Top is down with passenger’s side window up. Leather is heavily stressed on driver’s seat bolster. Floor mats are missing. Carpet showing age. Knobs, switches and buttons are added. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $6,750. Described as a 10-year restoration with $20k spent, but most likely a side project that took 10 years of procrastination. Previously listed by a dealer for $14k. Fox-bodied Mustangs are gaining ground, and this one was built at a time when Ford was making the switch from carburetion to fuel injection. (My preference is for injection.) This one had a lot of eyeball, but bidding was pretty soft. The consignor let it go for less than half of his advertised price and at a fraction of the build cost, no matter how long it took. #370-1995 CHEVROLET CAMARO Brickyard 400 convertible. S/N 2G1FP32- exit. “Camaro” graphic at top of the windshield shows almost no wiper streaks, suggesting car has not been driven much in the rain. Outfitted with original Goodyear NASCAR tires. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $11,340. The actual car used on race day at the Brickyard 400 with documentation included. The Brickyard cars were decaled as Indy 500 cars and then re-decaled for the Brickyard. Of the original 50 examples, it is believed that very few retain the Brickyard 400 decals, as an estimated half had the decals removed to be sold by dealers as “demos” while some were returned back to Indy 500 editions. A quick search of the Web found this one listed for sale with a dealer for $20k, making the sales price here a relative bargain. #200-2002 FORD THUNDERBIRD con- vertible. S/N 1FAHP60A12Y103786. Black/ black leather. Odo: 127,295 miles. 3.9-L fuelinjected V8, auto. Original paint shows age and use. Clearcoat is pretty worn, with lots of above average. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $9,450. The first lot of the auction, and it sold. Always a good sign. Aside from seats, the interior is much better than the exterior. Said to be one of 500 black-on-black examples. Many of these have been preserved with low mileage. This is one that was actually used, and it shows. Offered from a dealer, the photo online taken at the dealership shows an asking price of $12,000. Even after commissions, the new owner was able to buy at a wholesale price. Would have been a better with the hard top, but still well bought. #301-2003 HUMMER H2 SUV. S/N 5GRGN23U23H141473. Yellow/black leather. Odo: 107,473 miles. 6.0-L fuel-injected V8, auto. Mostly original paint. Driver’s door has been repaired and poorly repainted; lots of dry spray and flaking clearcoat. Body filler present. Crack in passenger’s front fender. Panel fitment factory correct. Large star in glass right in front of driver. Driver’s seat leather is in good condition but stitching shows wear. Dash is clean and clear. Screen printing is rub- bing off of the buttons for the radio. Finish is rubbing off on the trim around the interior door pull. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $14,580. It will be a while—if ever—before these see the appreciation of early Broncos and Toyota FJs. While the original H1 is remembered as a capable off-road brute, the commercially successful H2 is remembered as a bloated Chevrolet Tahoe. This one changed hands just between wholesale and retail, but considering the poor door repair and items that need to be sorted, I see little upside and expect it will continue to depreciate. © 110 Sports Car Market

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Bonhams Zoute, BEL Bonhams — The Zoute Sale A 2011 Ferrari 599 SA Aperta, one of the marque’s most exclusive models in recent history, sold for $1m Company Bonhams Date October 9, 2015 Location Knokke-Heist, BEL Auctioneer Malcolm Barber Automotive lots sold/offered 34/46 Sales rate 74% Sales total $7,665,998 High sale 2011 Ferrari 599 SA Aperta, sold at $1,012,638 Buyer’s premium Almost-new car fetches the highest price at an auction for classic cars — 2011 Ferrari 599 SA Aperta Spider, sold at $1,012,638 15%, included in sold prices ($1.00 = €0.88) Report and photos by Leo Van Hoorick Market opinions in italics food and hospitality were splendid at t most beautiful resort on the Belgian coas there was a huge crowd in the streets for t edition of the Zoute Grand Prix and for third sale here. There were 46 cars on offe an eclectic selection of fine post-war classics, mostly in very good to outstanding condition. Two Ferraris topped the high-sale charts. A 2011 599 B onhams set a new record for their Zoute sale in Belgium this October, growing totals 61% over last year’s $4.8m. Weather, Knokke-Heist, BEL A Aperta, one of the marque’s most exclusive models in recent history, sold r $1m. One of only 80 of its kind ever made, the stunning and phenomnally fast Aperta featured the latest technology and a V12 engine. Close at its heels was the 1971 365 GTB/4 Daytona coupe, completely wrapped in a protective layer of transparent plastic, sold for $941k. Ferrari was the best-represented marque with 10 cars on offer. But with five unsold lots, it accounted for almost half of the no-sales. Rarity was a running theme in the auction’s success, such as the 2005 rsche Carrera GT coupe. This car was fully race-prepared and said to be one of only nine delivered new in Belgium. It sold for $732k. A 2005 Ford GT — one of only 101 examples built for the European market — sold for an impressive $425k. Also in the sale was a very original, low- mileage BMW M1, Germany’s fastest production sports car when it launched at the Paris Motor Show in 1978. It achieved a price of $529k. A virtually new Jaguar XJ 220 with just over Unrestored, low mileage — ’80 BMW M1 coupe, sold at $529,185 112 1,000 km on the clock appeared to sell at $497k, but Bonhams’ website later showed it still for sale. If you consider the XJ 220’s exorbitant price of $700k when new in 1992, it’s a painful reminder that not all supercars prove good investments — something one tends to forget with the galloping prices of late. ♦ Sales Totals $10m $8m $6m $4m $2m 0 Sports Car Market 2015 2014 2013

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Bonhams Zoute, BEL ENGLISH #41-1954 JAGUAR XK 120 roadster. S/N S675342. Eng. # F26948S. Red/red/black leather. Odo: 60,045 miles. Restored about 10 years ago. Regular concours contender with excellent results. Red paint presents well, shut lines and panel fit excellent. Brightwork in good order. Big Lucas high-beams. Clean leather interior. Soft top presents as-new. Welldetailed engine bay with sand-cast SU carbu- Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $130,663. Not-so-freshlooking Jag with some visible needs. Current owner has had the car since 1988 and obviously enjoyed it, but it looks as if he did not do much more than clean it from time to time. Price paid was all the money. #8-1961 JAGUAR XKE Series I 3.8 flat BMIHT certificate, Aston Martin Certificate of Conformity, French Carte Grise. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $274,392. Belonged to well-known trader Axel Schuette at the beginning of this century. But he sold it, obviously. There was one determined bidder in the room. She finally placed the highest bid, rather close to the $297k high estimation. Well sold. #46-1958 JAGUAR XK 150S roadster. retors. Recent work includes a rear axle rebuild. U.K. registration. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $130,663. This car looked sharp and ready for any concours. There are more elegant color combinations, but this one will surely be seen. Desirable “Special Equipment” model. License plate “7JXK” probably worth a premium. Sold close to high estimate of $137k. Market-correct considering condition and equipment. #21-1955 ASTON MARTIN DB2/4 coupe. S/N LML938. British Racing Green/ green leather. Odo: 33,183 km. Original LHD, black with beige interior when it was delivered new in Paris. Completely restored in 2000 and holding up very well. The gaps and brightwork are good. Some stone chips at the front, but rest of paintwork impeccable with some nice patina. Grille slightly uneven at bottom. Interior is as new as the restoration. Driver’s seat shows some wear. Very nice engine bay. S/N T831803DN. Eng. # VS15459. Offwhite/black canvas/red leather. Odo: 9,248 km. Restored in the early ’90s. This high-performance S variant was delivered new to the U.S. with black interior. Steering wheel worn. Leather with patina showing age but in good overall condition. Old lap belts. Overdrive option. Old paint, with decent gaps. Right front wheelarch not round at all. Chrome worn floor convertible. S/N 875353. Eng. # 6359081. Gunmetal/burgundy canvas/burgundy leather. Odo: 46,287 km. Sold new in Belgium to the Blaton family, motoring enthusiasts and better-than-amateur racing drivers. Flat floor and an external hood latch, although the engine cover seems to be younger than the car (originally, the part with the louvers was welded in the hood, which is not the case and scratched. Period Lucas high-beams. Engine bay scruffy. Spanish registration. Jaguar Heritage Trust Certificate and FIVA papers. here). Extensive restoration includes a respray in a different color, complete interior retrim and a more fashionable burgundy soft top. The cylinder head is not the original. Jaguar Heritage Certificate and full continuous history. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $320,124. For the diehard purists, the flat floor is the one to have. Pity that the current owner opted for the fashionable color scheme, especially the burgundy top. Many original details were lost in the restoration. Considering this, price paid was very generous. #29-1965 JAGUAR XKE Series I 4.2 convertible. S/N 1E12172. Eng. # 7E71159. British Racing Green/black canvas/green leather. Odo: 4,257 miles. This went straight to the U.S. but came back to Europe last year. Bonhams Z Bonhams Z Zoute, BEL ENGLISH #41-1954 JAGUAR XK 120 roadster. S/N S675342. Eng. # F26948S. Red/red/black leather. Odo: 60,045 miles. Rest ms Zoute, BEL ENGLISH #41-1954 JAGUAR XK 120 roadster. S/N S675342. Eng. # F26948S. Red/red/black leather. Odo: 60,045 miles. Restored about 10 years ago. Regular concours contender with excellent results. Red paint presents well, shut lines and panel fit excellent. Brightwork in good order. Big Lucas high-beams. Clean leather interior. Soft top presents as-new. Well- detailed engine bay with sand-cast SU carbu- Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $130,663. Not-so-fresh- looking Jag with some visible needs. Current owner has had the car since 1988 and obvi- ously enjoyed it, but it looks as if he did not do much more than clean it from time to time. Price paid was all the money. #8-1961 JAGUAR XKE Series I 3.8 flat BMIHT certificate, Aston Martin Certificate of Conformity, French Carte Grise. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $274,392. Belonged to well-known trader Axel Schuette at the beginning of this century. But he sold it, obviously. There was one determined bidder in the room. She finally placed the highest bid, rather close to the $297k high estimation. Well sold. #46-1958 JAGUAR XK 150S roadster. retors. Recent work includes a rear axle rebuild. U.K. registration. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $130,663. This car looked sharp and ready for any concours. There are more elegant color combinations, but this one will surely be seen. Desirable “Special Equipment” model. License plate “7JXK” probably worth a pre- mium. Sold close to high estimate of $137k. Market-correct considering condition and equipment. #21-1955 ASTON MARTIN DB2/4 coupe. S/N LML938. British Racing Green/ green leather. Odo: 33,183 km. Original LHD, black with beige interior when it was delivered new in Paris. Completely restored in 2000 and holding up very well. The gaps and brightwork are good. Some stone chips at the front, but rest of paintwork impeccable with some nice patina. Grille slightly uneven at bottom. Inte- rior is as new as the restoration. Driver’s seat shows some wear. Very nice engine bay. S/N T831803DN. Eng. # VS15459. Off- white/black canvas/red leather. Odo: 9,248 km. Restored in the early ’90s. This high-per- formance S variant was delivered new to the U.S. with black interior. Steering wheel worn. Leather with patina showing age but in good overall condition. Old lap belts. Overdrive option. Old paint, with decent gaps. Right front wheelarch not round at all. Chrome worn floor convertible. S/N 875353. Eng. # 635- 9081. Gunmetal/burgundy canvas/burgundy leather. Odo: 46,287 km. Sold new in Belgium to the Blaton family, motoring enthusiasts and better-than-amateur racing drivers. Flat floor and an external hood latch, although the en- gine cover seems to be younger than the car (originally, the part with the louvers was welded in the hood, which is not the case and scratched. Period Lucas high-beams. En- gine bay scruffy. Spanish registration. Jaguar Heritage Trust Certificate and FIVA papers. here). Extensive restoration includes a respray in a different color, complete interior retrim and a more fashionable burgundy soft top. The cylinder head is not the original. Jaguar Heri- tage Certificate and full continuous history. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $320,124. For the die- hard purists, the flat floor is the one to have. Pity that the current owner opted for the fash- ionable color scheme, especially the burgundy top. Many original details were lost in the restoration. Considering this, price paid was very generous. #29-1965 JAGUAR XKE Series I 4.2 convertible. S/N 1E12172. Eng. # 7E71159. British Racing Green/black canvas/green leather. Odo: 4,257 miles. This went straight to the U.S. but came back to Europe last year. thing thing missing is a period radio. Toolkit, owner’s manual, full documentation and Jaguar Heritage Certificate. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $228,660. Better than new, attractive colors, Series I and 4.2 liters. A real gem, but at a price. It went well over the high estimate of $205k, but rightfully so. #26-1967 JAGUAR XKE Series I 4.2 114 coupe. S/N 1E33649. Eng. # 7E106859. Blue/ Sports Car Market

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Bonhams Zoute, BEL gray leather. Odo: 12,878 km. Belonged to Belgian Jaguar importer de Clippel. A fueltank fire damaged it in 1987. Rear section was repaired and partially resprayed, roof lining was replaced and steel sunroof installed. The rest of the car remains highly original. Chrome and gaps okay. Interior is original and aged well, with some cracks in the seats. WoodZoute, BEL gray leather. Odo: 12,878 km. Belonged to Belgian Jaguar importer de Clippel. A fuel- tank fire damaged it in 1987. Rear section was repaired and partially resprayed, roof lining was replaced and steel sunroof installed. The rest of the car remains highly original. Chrome and gaps okay. Interior is original and aged well, with some cracks in the seats. Wood- toration- toration 10 years old. Carpets, leather upholstery, convertible top and chrome trim all new. Desirable Jaeger instruments. Becker mileage of 113,000 km. Engine bay well conserved. Wire wheels could use serious cleaning. Comes with some documentation and original steering wheel. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $104,530. A very original car with full history. It was a company car, which means in Belgium that 21% VAT is to be paid upon selling price. This explains the relatively low bidding price. But even with taxes added, I’d still call this well bought. #27-1992 JAGUAR XJ 220 coupe. S/N SAJJEAEX8AX220874. Burgundy/beige leather. Odo: 1,078 km. Bought new by Belgian Jaguar importer de Clippel. Spent most of its life in the showroom of the main office, which explains the low mileage. Optional seven-piece body-protection kit. Fascia looks assembled from Ford Mondeo/Taurus parts. The car is still new, no problem there. Two years ago a major service was carried out, because standing still arguably does more dam- Monza radio-cassette. Mechanicals redone on the same occasion. Still excellent. Swiss papers means some 6% extra taxes due. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $195,995. In the past few years these décapotables, be they factory- or Chapron-built, are much in demand. This was an excellent example. Came close to high estimation of $205k, and worth it. Fair both ways. #3-1980 CITROËN MÉHARI 4x4 util- ity. S/N 00CE0519. Green/black canvas/black vinyl. Odo: 22,820 km. Originally conceived by Citroën for the army. Based on the popular 2CV. Completely restored in 2011 with bills well over $10k. The plastic body has no cracks and is probably new, as it is painted and white underneath. Original Méhari bodies were not painted but made of colored plastic. Paint shows dust marks and some orange peel in places. New exhaust not standard and hanging way too low. Engine bay tidy but dusty. age to a car than using it. Fully documented, down to the invoice for the original dust cover. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $496,519. Back in 1992, these cars were horribly expensive, and on top of that, it was Jaguar that decided who was allowed to buy one. The retail price in 1992 was about £403k ($700k). Return on investment: way below zero! Initially listed sold at this strong price, Bonhams’ website showed it unsold a few weeks later. FRENCH #40-1967 CITROËN DS21 décapotable convertible. S/N DS21M4473040. Eng. # 0574002901. Blue metallic/blue canvas/brown leather. Odo: 84,739 km. Factory-bodied décapotable. Nut-and-bolt, no-expense-spared res- January 2016 As-new vinyl seats. Low mileage probably genuine. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $32,666. Most Méharis were two-wheel drive. Of the 150k or so built, there are still quite a few around. The 4x4 is more of a rarity with a production run of only 1,200, most of which were finished in olive drab. Recognizable by the spare wheel on the bonnet. Last sold for $54k at Bonhams Monaco 2012 (SCM# 201771). Extremely well sold then and well sold today, near the high estimate of $34k. GERMAN #48-1965 BMW 3200 CS Bertone coupe. S/N 76466. Eng. # 41513. Silver metallic/red leather. Odo: 41,556 km. Moved from Germany to Spain by the end of last century. Body restored last year. Paint is okay but with some scratches. Not entirely straight. Rockers very uneven. Bumpers with some pitting, dents in hubcaps. Engine cover sits too high. Interior was kept original. Leather dry and cracked, seats dirty and baggy. Period lap belts in the back. Original radio. Engine bay looks clean, thanks to freshly repainted air filter. Sundry 115

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Bonhams Zoute, BEL invoices including last service in August 2015. Spanish registration. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $58,798. Approximatively 540 examples of this coupe were produced between 1961 and ’65. This rare model with V8 power remains one of the underappreciated BMWs, but the restoration on this one couldn’t convince me. There is a lot of work left to bring it back to its former glory. Price took this into account, but still well sold. #25-1969 PORSCHE 911S Targa. S/N 119310163. Eng. # 6390591. Irish Green/black targa/brown leather. Odo: 72,045 km. American car that was Europeanized upon restoration in Switzerland circa 1990. Roll bar presents as-new. Excellent panel fit. Probably resprayed once since restoration. Slightly orange-peely in places. Impeccably reuphol- originally delivered to a client in San Francisco. Imported into the Netherlands in 1995. Well maintained, received an engine rebuild in 2008 including several upgrades. Repainted in 2003 from its original Tangerine. Paint is old now; traces of rust visible in front fenders on both sides. Gaps uneven. Windshield delaminating at right upper corner. Some pitting on the Fuchs wheels. Well-kept interior. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $68,640. Chassis number 0008—said to be the oldest known matchingnumbers long-wheelbase production 911. It retains most of its original details such as basket-weave dash and black vinyl seats, triplethroat Weber IDA carbs and the dog-leg 5-speed gearbox. High bid close to the $74k low estimate was realistic in my opinion, as the body is in need of some costly TLC. #42-1974 PORSCHE 911 Carrera 2.7 coupe. S/N 9114600459. Eng. # 911836640571. Black/tan vinyl. Odo: 47,988 km. Delivered new in Italy. Unused from 1995 to 2012, when it was painstakingly restored, a job that took two years. Body taken back to bare metal and repainted in same color. Interior retrimmed in original tan vinyl. Period Blaupunkt radio. New Pirellis. Engine treated to a light overhaul including new fuel and oil ered only some 200 km since then. The original leather seats are replaced with cloth/leather items. Original yellow fog lights replaced with white, and the blue flashing light is not entirely correct. Equipment is said to be complete and working. Porsche Certificate, Dutch registration and valid technical inspection. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $143,729. A Targa with a twist. Not everyone will be charmed by the fluorescent orange, but it’s surely fun to have. This is the third “Rijkspolitie” Porsche Bonhams has offered for sale at a Belgian auction in two years, and again it sold for much more than a civilian Targa. Fair both ways. #31-1976 PORSCHE 911 Carrera 3.0 coupe. S/N 9117600644. Eng. # 6670853. Gulf Orange/black leather. Odo: 191,940 km. Matching numbers, delivered new to Munich. Restored a few years back and repainted in its original color. Factory electric sunroof and tinted windows. Nice leather interior. Optional stered interior with factory optional Recaros and new carpeting. Correct Blaupunkt radio. Engine compartment faultless. Correct Fuchs wheels a bit too shiny. Comprehensive history file. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $222,127. Unusual but striking color combo made it stick out. A 1969 model built in 1968, one of only 614 911S Targas completed that year, adding to the appeal. That said, price paid was all the money. Well sold. #6-1969 PORSCHE 911T coupe. S/N 119120008. Eng. # 6195012. Silver metallic/ black leather. Odo: 3,733 km. Early LWB 911, lines, new alternator, fuel pump, distributor cap and ignition leads. Excellent condition, Italian registration, Porsche Certificate of Origin and full restoration history. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $232,580. Current odometer reading believed correct: A sticker of a previous service in 1996 had 43,720 km recorded. When the current owner bought the car in 2012, it read 44,407 km. A car that looks almost new, thanks to a fine restoration job. Sold mid-estimate. Fair both ways. #7-1974 PORSCHE 911 Dutch police spec Targa. S/N 9115110341. Eng. # 6359081. White & orange/black targa/black vinyl. Odo: 75,543 km. After a career with the Dutch highway police, this car was returned to civilian status. Only recently it was restored to its original police specification, using original old-stock accessories whenever possible. Cov- lines replaced a few years back. New Bridgestones. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $529,185. A trader bought this unmessed-with M1 here at a reasonable price considering the condition. He believes without doubt there is a profit to be made. Looking at recent prices for similar cars, well bought. #4-1986 BMW M635 CSI coupe. S/N WBAEE310001053019. Silver metallic/black leather. Odo: 74,751 km. Three-owner car 116 Sports Car Market 5-speed gearbox. High mileage genuine, but over $12k spent overhauling engine and gearbox recently. Dutch registration, restoration photographs and recent taxation report. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $124,130. Stunning but correct color adds to the appeal. Price paid looks correct for both parties. #22-1980 BMW M1 coupe. S/N WBS00000094301080. Eng. # WBS00000094301080. Orange/black cloth & leather. Odo: 62,752 km. Delivered new to Belgium. Unrestored, original-mileage car. Paint keeping well, some minor stone ships at the front. Well-kept interior,with some wear on driver’s seat. Aftermarket Alpine radio. Engine bay clean. Fuel lines, water hoses and hydraulic

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Bonhams Zoute, BEL delivered new to Italy. Never restored and in excellent condition throughout. Some minor scratches and chips but still very sharp, with excellent gaps and chrome. BBS alloys in good shape, shod with fairly new Michelins. Rubber front bumper strip uneven. Interior excellent, but black buffalo leather slightly discolored by the sun on top of the seats. mediately fully rebuilt as a Carrera GTR by GPR Racing with the intention to race it. The rebuild cost over $250k. However, Porsche refused permission to race it professionally. Subsequently it was never raced and covered only some 2,000 km, mostly on track days. 98% of all original parts are included in the sale. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $731,713. With its original parts included in the sale, this Carrera GT could be brought back to its original specification. Final price was just below low estimate, so maybe there is some room to carry out the job. Or just enjoy it as it is. ITALIAN Clean engine. German registration. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $75,785. The M variant of the 6 Series appeared in 1984, with 5,855 examples built. The engine is the same as that of the M1 supercar. All this makes it a desirable variant of this model that is gaining popularity among collectors. An outstanding specimen, and much enthusiasm in the room, but to me the price paid is ahead of the market. #37-1996 PORSCHE 911 Twin Turbo coupe. S/N WP0ZZZ992TS371323. Eng. # 61T02471. Black metallic/gray leather. Odo: 80,420 km. Two owners from new. Low mileage. Recently resprayed in factory-correct black metallic, protective vinyl coating applied on nose and rear fenders. Nice interior hams Zoute, BEL delivered new to Italy. Never restored and in excellent condition throughout. Some minor scratches and chips but still very sharp, with excellent gaps and chrome. BBS alloys in good shape, shod with fairly new Michelins. Rubber front bumper strip uneven. Interior excellent, but black buffalo leather slightly discolored by the sun on top of the seats. mediately fully rebuilt as a Carrera GTR by GPR Racing with the intention to race it. The rebuild cost over $250k. However, Porsche refused permission to race it professionally. Subsequently it was never raced and covered only some 2,000 km, mostly on track days. 98% of all original parts are included in the sale. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $731,713. With its original parts included in the sale, this Car- rera GT could be brought back to its original specification. Final price was just below low estimate, so maybe there is some room to carry out the job. Or just enjoy it as it is. ITALIAN Clean engine. German registration. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $75,785. The M variant of the 6 Series appeared in 1984, with 5,855 examples built. The engine is the same as that of the M1 supercar. All this makes it a desirable variant of this model that is gaining popularity among collectors. An outstanding specimen, and much enthusiasm in the room, but to me the price paid is ahead of the market. #37-1996 PORSCHE 911 Twin Turbo coupe. S/N WP0ZZZ992TS371323. Eng. # 61T02471. Black metallic/gray leather. Odo: 80,420 km. Two owners from new. Low mile- age. Recently resprayed in factory-correct black metallic, protective vinyl coating ap- plied on nose and rear fenders. Nice interior and and red piping very nice but not original. Clean engine. Odometer probably went around once. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $65,332. Pininfarina body on a Series II chassis. This very car won the Pininfarina award at Concours d’Elegance Palace Het Loo in Holland a few years back and is still in good condition with lovely patina. There are sexier, more powerful Lancias out there, but these have their following, based on the price paid here. Well bought and sold. s Zoute, BEL delivered new to Italy. Never restored and in excellent condition throughout. Some minor scr ams Zoute, BEL delivered new to Italy. Never restored and in excellent condition throughout. Some minor scratches and chips but still very sharp, with excellent gaps and chrome. BBS alloys in good shape, shod with fairly new Michelins. Rubber front bumper strip uneven. Interior excellent, but black buffalo leather slightly discolored by the sun on top of the seats. mediately fully rebuilt as a Carrera GTR by GPR Racing with the intention to race it. The rebuild cost over $250k. However, Porsche refused permission to race it professionally. Subsequently it was never raced and covered only some 2,000 km, mostly on track days. 98% of all original parts are included in the sale. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $731,713. With its original parts included in the sale, this Car- rera GT could be brought back to its original specification. Final price was just below low estimate, so maybe there is some room to carry out the job. Or just enjoy it as it is. ITALIAN Clean engine. German registration. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $75,785. The M variant of the 6 Series appeared in 1984, with 5,855 examples built. The engine is the same as that of the M1 supercar. All this makes it a desirable variant of this model that is gaining popularity among collectors. An outstanding specimen, and much enthusiasm in the room, but to me the price paid is ahead of the market. #37-1996 PORSCHE 911 Twin Turbo coupe. S/N WP0ZZZ992TS371323. Eng. # 61T02471. Black metallic/gray leather. Odo: 80,420 km. Two owners from new. Low mile- age. Recently resprayed in factory-correct black metallic, protective vinyl coating ap- plied on nose and rear fenders. Nice interior and red piping very nice but not original. Clean engine. Odometer probably went around once. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $65,332. Pininfarina body on a Series II chassis. This very car won the Pininfarina award at Concours d’Elegance Palace Het Loo in Hol- land a few years back and is still in good con- dition with lovely patina. There are sexier, more powerful Lancias out there, but these have their following, based on the price paid here. Well bought and sold. SOLD SOLD AT $163,329. A well-cared-for 993 Turbo, last of the air-cooled line. Many bidders in the room and on the phone. Bidding stopped unexpectedly not far above the $143k low estimate. Slightly well bought. #43-2005 PORSCHE CARRERA GTR replica coupe. S/N WP0ZZZAL000145. Silver/black carbon racing bucket. Odo: 2,000 km. Carrera GT sold new in Belgium and im- #30-1958 LANCIA AURELIA B20 S coupe. S/N B20S1686. Eng. # B205261. Bronze metallic/brown cloth. Odo: 45,453 km. Matching numbers. Delivered new to Portugal in the color “Grigio.” Recently restored in Belgium to a very high standard in an incorrect color for a B20. Brown cloth interior fancifully executed. Strange leather-clad steering wheel looks period. Old Blaupunkt radio. Nardi floor shift. Excellent chrome and gaps, except for hood that sits too low. Correct Mi- Dials showing age. Very clean engine bay. Standard steel wheels with perfect hubcaps. Dutch registration. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $109,757. Attractive styling, body by Touring. An elegant and stylish driver, and if you look at some contemporaries, very much underrated. Italian convertibles of the ’50s and ’60s are hot. Market priced, but long-term a bargain. #15-1966 MASERATI SEBRING coupe. S/N AM10110275. Eng. # AM10110275. Maroon/black leather. Odo: 74,696 km. Delivered new to Italy. Matching-numbers car that surely was repainted. Excellent job, but there are no files. Engine and fuel injection rebuilt in 1997. Driven 12,000 km since. Very straight with excellent panel fit and gaps. Brightwork #5-1958 LANCIA APPIA coupe. S/N 812012020. Eng. # 814001692. Blue & white/ beige vinyl. Odo: 18,654 km. Three-owner car delivered new to Switzerland. Said to be only partly restored. The roof still wears its original paint, but the seams are discolored and uneven. Body paint excellent. The chrome shows its age. New Vredestein Classics on recently painted wheels with perfect trim rings. Older interior in white vinyl with diamond stitching chelin X tires. Recently rebuilt and well-detailed engine. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $131,215. The 6th series is the most luxurious but not the most desirable B20, as it’s heavier and less powerful than the earlier models. Still a great driver, though. These excellent Lancias are generally underrated. But with the incorrect color and interior, the price offered here looked more than sufficient. #28-1961 ALFA ROMEO 2000 Spider. S/N AR1020402771. Eng. # AR002-04. Red/ black canvas/black leather. Odo: 49,556 km. Delivered new to Italy, found its way to the U.S., where it stayed until 2011. Completely restored there. Nice chrome and excellent panel fit. Body generally very straight, paint looks fairly new. Rear bumper not straight. Very nice interior, red piping one step beyond. in top shape. Original Borranis with new Vredestein rubber. Impeccable leather interior with recently fitted and well-concealed a/c. Dutch registration. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $307,058. One of 444 Sebrings built, most of which had a Vignale body like this one. Stylish and with ample power. Sold close to the low estimate of $302k. Well bought. #35-1971 FERRARI 365 GTB/4 Daytona coupe. S/N 14475. Blue metallic/blue metallic/ beige leather. Odo: 37,464 km. Restored inside and out in 2006 and subsequently given 118 Sports Car Market

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Bonhams Zoute, BEL a “protective plastic coating which can be removed.” Attractive colors. Interior as-new. According to files, engine was already rebuilt three times, the last time in 2010. Hard to fault in any respect. Stainless exhaust, desirable Borrani wire wheels. Massini report and traces of corrosion in the usual places, notably behind the doors. Rear bumper scratched. Alloy wheels with traces of corrosion and repainted. Engine bay looks well cared for. Italian registration. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $61,412. An original car with only one owner since 1989. Not the nicest Bertone design and not the easiest to service, but has its following. Final price was close to realistic low estimation of $57k. Fairly well bought. BEST BUY German registration. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $940,774. An exceptional car for an exceptional price, although it was right in the middle of low and high estimate. Daytonas are still on the ascent. Seven figures might be possible for exceptional cars like this. With that in mind, slightly well bought. #47-1972 ALFA ROMEO MONTREAL coupe. S/N AR1426463. Eng. # AR056400463. White/black velvet. Odo: 56,479 km. Partly restored in 1985 and recommissioned at the beginning of this year, as it has seen very little use. Spica fuel-injection system overhauled, as are radiator, fuel pump and brakes. Black cloth interior original and beautifully preserved. Rare factory a/c. Aftermarket radio. Body looks in good condition with some #16-1973 MASERATI BORA 4.7 coupe. S/N AM117422. Eng. # AM1070747422. Celeste Chiaro/stainless steel/black leather. Odo: 47,996 km. Sold new in France. Matching-numbers, original-miles car in excellent condition. One good repaint 10 years ago in original blue metallic. Stainless roof scratch-free. Excellent gaps, door fit and trim. Stunning original Connolly leather interior with leather-clad fascia. Engine bay #14-1973 MASERATI INDY 4.9 coupe. S/N AM116491854. Bronze metallic/off-white leather. Odo: 106,953 km. Delivered new to Modena. Refurbished some five years ago with new paintwork and chrome, but not 100% straight. Alloys resprayed but corroded underneath. Front bumper uneven and scratched. Door handles pitted. Very nice interior looks and smells new. Even the dashboard was renewed in 2010. Aftermarket CD player. Very clean engine bay. French Carte Grise. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $91,464. The most powerful variant of the Indy and the one to have. Said to be one of 300 “4900” cars made between 1972 and ’75. Power steering and a/c were standard features and made the ride more enjoyable for the driver. A classic beauty in attractive colors. Sold close to low estimation of $85,500, which I think is correct, as the exterior is not in top shape. #45-1974 ALFA ROMEO GTV 2000 detailed and clean. New Vredestein Sprint Classics. Tools, invoices and manuals included with car. Maserati Classiche certificate and Dutch registration papers. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $261,326. From the era when Citroën owned Maserati, with hydraulic technology to adjust pedals and seats, raise the headlamps and operate the brakes. Not always dependable, but there’s a good chance that everything is sorted now. A pristine vehicle that sold close to the low estimate of $302k. Well bought indeed. coupe. S/N AR2445491. Eng. # AR0051291639. Red/tan vinyl. Odo: 32,320 km. Matching-numbers example with three owners from new. Partially restored in 1996, including a repaint. Still straight with good gaps. Chrome and bumpers could use some attention. Desirable “Millerighe” alloys are repainted. Vinyl interior looks good. After- market radio-cassette. Engine well detailed. Italian registration documents. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $37,892. The last and largest-engined model of this timeless Bertone design. A pity that these Alfas of the ’70s were so cheaply finished with vinyl seats and plasticrimmed faux-wood steering wheels. Sold midestimate. Fair both ways. #17-1979 FERRARI 512 BB coupe. S/N 27321. Eng. # F102BB381. Blue metallic/blue metallic/beige leather. Odo: 67,897 km. Sold new in Germany. Well-maintained carbureted version in attractive colors. Body restored some years back. Good paint and panel fit. Clean interior with nice patina, but leather is cracked and driver’s seat is showing age. Period Blaupunkt radio. Engine bay looks well maintained. Major service in 2014 included change of cam belts. Ferrari Classiche 120 Sports Car Market

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Bonhams Zoute, BEL Carpets look new but soiled. Clean engine with recently changed cam belts. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $124,130. This car was offered at the Spa sale earlier this year, but failed to sell at $106k (SCM# 265367). In the meantime, the ugly U.S.-spec side reflectors were removed and it was driven 140 miles. Seller expected more (Bonhams estimate: $125k–$150k), and rightfully so—Testarossas are hot right now. Well bought. production data sheet, French Carte Grise. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $376,530. Prices for these beautiful Pininfarina-designed barchettas stayed in the $100k region for quite a long time, but in the past few years BB prices are picking up rapidly. Low estimate of $440k was maybe a bit optimistic, but price offered was way too low for a nice car like this. #12-1982 MASERATI MERAK coupe. S/N AM222D3384. Eng. # AM122D3384. Champagne/beige & brown tartan cloth. Odo: 68,460 km. 2.0-liter Merak in same ownership for 32 years. Original car with low mileage, presented in generally very good condition. Very unusual but attractive cloth interior with brown tartan pattern in excellent shape. Blau- #44-1988 FERRARI 208 GTS Turbo Spider. S/N ZFFZAZ813000076855. Eng. # F106N11844. Red/black targa/black leather. Odo: 74,463 km. Matching-numbers car with low mileage and full service history. Body straight with good panel fit and good gaps. Interior still original and in excellent shape. Nicely detailed engine. Cam belts recently replaced. Comes with all books, Italian registration and ASI ORO plaque. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $97,997. To take advantage of the Italian plete, just before the launch of the Diablo. Around the turn of the century, when such cars were difficult to sell, this one passed from dealer to dealer. Now they are very soughtafter. It stalled at a realistic price, short of the $375k low estimate, which was much too high in my opinion. TOP 10 No. 10 #39-2011 FERRARI 599 SA Aperta Spider. S/N ZFF72RDJ000182506. Eng. # 17671. Red/black canvas/black leather. Odo: 4,786 km. One of the most exclusive modern Ferraris, of which only 80 examples were made. Delivered new in Japan. With only 4,786 km on the clock, it presents punkt radio-cassette. Pirellis at the back, Fuldas up front. Original handbooks and tools, Italian registration and ASI papers. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $88,851. The Merak can be considered a lighter derivative of the Bora. Price paid was right in the middle of the $69k– $103k estimate range. Fair both ways. #11-1986 FERRARI TESTAROSSA coupe. S/N 62173. Eng. # 26071. Red/beige leather. Odo: 65,073 miles. Desirable early single-mirror example. Exported to the U.S., but with European specifications. Well cared for with original low mileage. Paint in good condition. Appears to have been used and driven with great care. Glass and rubber in original but good condition. Driver’s seat slightly baggy. Early ’90s automatic seat belts. vehicle taxation system, Ferrari made a 2.0-liter version of its 3.0 V8—normally aspirated initially, but soon equipped with a turbo, raising power close to 3.0 output. A total of 308 GTB and 828 GTS Turbos were built, according to the catalog. This model in all its engine variants has seen quite some appreciation in recent times. Price paid here was well over its $91k high estimate. Well sold for now. #38-1989 LAMBORGHINI COUN- TACH 25th Anniversary coupe. S/N ZA9C005AOKLA12820. Blue metallic/cream leather. Odo: 34,542 km. Lowish miles. Delivered new to Belgium. Attractive colors. Excellent condition throughout. Repainted once to very high standards in original color. Interior original and in great condition. Aftermarket Alpine radio. Rubber around driver’s door damaged. Right rear light broken. Clean en- as brand new. Swiss papers, Ferrari Classiche documents and user manual in German and Japanese. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $1,012,638. Funny that an almost-new car fetches the highest price at an auction for classic cars. As there were taxes due on this car, bidders were a bit cautious. This Aperta sold way below its high estimate of $1,369,000, so I guess it was well bought. AMERICAN #34-2005 FORD GT coupe. S/N IFAFP90S85Y401094. Blue/black leather. Odo: 29,000 km. 5.4-L supercharged V8, 6-sp. One of 101 specially built for the European market. Delivered new in Switzerland but transferred immediately to Belgium. Lowish mileage and as-new condition. Full history, Belgian regis- gine. Clutch said to have been renewed about 3,000 km ago. U.K. registration, toolkit, owner’s manual, Lamborghini Certificate of Origin. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $319,480. The last evolution of the Countach, the most com- 122 tration. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $424,655. In 2006, there was only one GT reserved for Belgium, and Ford decided who was to be the lucky one. I still have a copy of the purchase order... and a letter from Ford saying I was not chosen. This car was ordered by a Frenchman living in Belgium, and he had to import it himself. Price for the GT in Belgium was at that time $180k. Well sold today. © Sports Car Market

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VanDerBrink Auctions Boone, IA VanDerBrink — The Grant Quam Collection The 1934 Chevrolet and Plymouth phaetons were fitted with Australianmade Holden bodywork from new and sold for $53k and $45k Company VanDerBrink Auctions Date September 26, 2015 Location Boone, IA Auctioneers Yvette VanDerBrink, Dale Pavlis, Aaron Williamson Automotive lots sold/offered 51/53 Sales rate 96% Sales total $719,154 High sale 1920 Peerless Model 56 tourer, sold at $101,000 Buyer’s premium No on-site buyer’s premium, 8% for online, included in sold prices Retains original “Holden’s of Australia” body tag—1934 Chevrolet Master phaeton, sold at $53,000 Report and photos by B. Mitchell Carlson Market opinions in italics from pre-war Brass cars to 1970s American luxury. While some he paid handsomely for an were lavished with great care, others were either projects or cars bought to be used, eventually left parked G rant Quam, a local entrepreneur from Ames, IA, began amassing his large and varied car collection in the early 1950s. Specimens ranged Boone, IA n one of his buildings when he tired of them. (More than one good driver languished for decades until it was just a dead parts car.) Quam died in 2007. Family members retained some of his cars, but in late September, VanDerBrink Auctions sold the remaining 53 cars at the Central Iowa Expo, located between Ames and Boone. While the vast majority were offered at no reserve, four of the rarer cars were “Selling with confirmation of the family.” Of those, only two failed to sell — a 1925 Kissel Model 8-75 “Golden Bug” and a 1936 Pierce-Arrow Series 1601 convertible coupe. Both of these cars had defined reserves ($215k and $150k, respectively) and remain with the family. The 1920 Peerless tourer sold at $101k, while the 1934 Plymouth phaeton was released as sold when the bidding ended at $45k. On the subject of phaetons built in 1934, Mr. Quam had a set of the three American- made entry-level cars with phaeton bodywork. Of those, only the Ford was generally available in the U.S., while the Chevrolet and Plymouth were fitted with Australianmade Holden bodywork from new. In her usual down-to-earth style, Yvette VanDerBrink conducted the sale in a manner that got the task done rapidly without feeling rushed. After several lots of automobilia, she started on the cars at 10:40 a.m. By 12:45, all the cars were done. With ample onsite bidders and registrations from 22 countries on a live Proxibid Top seller—1920 Peerless Model 56 phaeton, sold at $101,000 124 feed, there were no dirt-cheap bargains. By and large, the cars were bid to reasonable, market-correct levels — and that goes for both no-sales. Eleven cars sold to online bidders, and there was one successful phone bidder — proving that Web-based auctions are not, in fact, taking over the collector car sales world — just enhancing it. ♦ Sports Car Market

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VanDerBrink Auctions Boone, IA AUSTRALIAN #11Q-1934 CHEVROLET MASTER phaeton. S/N 4364410309. Light yellow/tan cloth/maroon leather. Odo: 64,130 miles. Retains original “Holden’s of Australia” body tag. Mr. Quam restored this shortly after acquiring it in the 1980s. Generally good repaint and replating. Some of the door and cowl snaps are missing, with exposed mounting holes. Floors have no covering; some floorboards are loose. Dealer-accessory clock in the glovebox door, period aftermarket marbled shift knob. Generally clean, tidy, authentic engine bay. Good chassis repaint when off the body. With rear trunk and dual sidemounts, unheard of. American cars before WWII usually made it to Aussie land CKD (completely knocked down) and incomplete to avoid stiff tariffs, then were finished with locally supplied components such as tires, battery and bodywork. At least Australian Plymouth fans had the phaeton option, as that body style wasn’t offered here. The first of four cars here that “sold pending approval of the family,” and after the bidding ceased, they turned it loose. ENGLISH #33Q-1952 MG TD roadster. S/N XPAG17694. Silver & dark gray/black vinyl/black vinyl. Odo: 86,753 miles. Redone approximately four decades ago, before Mr. Quam purchased it in 1987. He ran the car for a few years. It then stayed dormant until awakened a year ago. It got new brakes and the fuel system cleaned out. Decent color-change repaint in non-stock colors; cracking on right side of cowl. Good older replated chrome. Periodaccessory front driving lights. California black including Chevy-specific metal covers. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $53,000. In a 1999 interview with Iowa Public Television, Quam said he was told this was one of four phaetons assembled at Chevrolet’s 1934 Chicago World Fair display to give it an international flair. However, concours display cards stated that it was originally an exported chassis fitted with this body “down under”; repatriated and steering changed before Quam bought it in upstate New York. Either way, it’s a unique car that was a GM creation, and Proxibidders from 22 countries confirm it sold here as well as it’ll do anywhere. #12Q-1934 PLYMOUTH PF phaeton. S/N PF90231. Red & black/tan cloth/red leather. Odo: 62,692 miles. Holden-bodied Plymouth purchased in early 1980s out of Montana. Has been converted to LHD. By the late ’80s, mechanical and body exterior restoration were done; seats completed approximately a decade ago. Replated trim. Lightly pitted grille emblem. Unrestored right sidemount spare tire cover, with mounting hardware sitting beneath the car; hood trim holes unfilled. No horn button in the center of the steering wheel, with the wiring for it tied off in a knot. Well-restored engine bay, cleanly Soiled interior only has a few small tears. Cond: 5-. SOLD AT $1,000. Acquired as a late-model used car and said to be Mrs. Quam’s favorite errand car. Even with Ames, IA, being a college town (Iowa State University), this still must have been one of the local oddball cars. Cheap enough here to do just about anything with it except scrap it out—it won’t weigh enough to get your grand back. AMERICAN #22Q-1912 OVERLAND SERIES 51 tourer. S/N T513362. Red & black/black vinyl. RHD. Work in progress: chassis, fenders and body repainted. Reupholstered. Cowl and steering-wheel wood refinished. Appears to have most of the brass fittings, but mostly they are original and need work. Headlight buckets mounted but are empty shells. Chassis was painted long enough ago that the transaxle seals are weeping. Motor is out of the car and not running but loose. Boxes of parts under- plate up front. Older replacement seats and carpeting. Well-refinished dash wood. Minimal motor cleanup. Unkempt chassis. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $18,000. A bit too much paid if the buyer is planning to restore. However, for someone who’d like to get a driver TD that looks okay, runs okay, and only considers redoing it as a long-term possibility, then this was an okay price. #58Q-1958 HILLMAN MINX sedan. S/N 1867924. Mint green/light green vinyl. Odo: 6,590 miles. Parked since the late 1960s in a machine shed and left to rot. Original paint has a matte finish. Stained on the right side by something splashed or leaking onto it. Rocker panels, front fenders and base of windshield starting to rust through. Brightwork is not so bright, but not rusty or heavily pitted. Good glass, very dirty. Broken taillight lens. Non-runner, and looks the part under the hood — even if it is complete except for a battery. neath. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $10,000. 1912 was the last year for brass fittings on an Overland. Stated that this was one of Mr. Quam’s first collector cars, bought circa 1953 from a fraternity at Iowa State University in nearby Ames. There’s quite a bit done already, but there’s still a long row to hoe. Bought onsite by a lady for her husband, who was ecstatic to get it. Hopefully, that enthusiasm will carry over into getting it completed. #21Q-1913 OVERLAND SERIES 69 tourer. S/N 13574. Green & black/black cloth/black leather. RHD. Odo: 4,047 miles. Decent old repaint with thick masking lines and overspray on the greasy chassis; plenty of nicks, chips and light scratches. What little finish there is on the cowl hood looks like red paint. Plating cloudy but should mostly polish out well. Moderate wear on original seat leather. Excellent steering-wheel wood. Corrosion patterns on the radiator suggest water may drain faster than you can pour it in. Looks painted chassis. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $45,000. It may seem odd for a division of GM to have a body on a Chrysler product, but this wasn’t 126 Sports Car Market

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VanDerBrink Auctions Boone, IA complete under the hood. No mention of functionality. With Prest-O-Lite gas headlight and Warner Auto-Meter speedo. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $22,140. With painted radiator shell and nickel-plated trim, as this was the first year that Overland didn’t have brass fittings. Files showed Quam paid $10,500 when he bought it out of an estate sale in 1992. Considering that essentially nothing was done to or with the car (aside from indoor storage), doubling his money was doing pretty good. Then again, 23 years ago, this would’ve been low-balled because it “needed a restoration.” Today, it’s better appreciated since it retains a number of original features and wasn’t taken apart. #20Q-1913 STUDEBAKER 25A tourer. S/N 310294. Blue/black leatherette/black leather. RHD. Frame-off restoration three decades ago. AACA National First in 1987, then Grand National status in 1988; badges affixed to radiator. Some paint damage on front fenders. Blue body paint in excellent condition. Restored with a Haartz cloth top in lieu of the original leatherette. Excellent wood refinishing and reupholstery work on the seats, with some dust settled into the pleats. Tidy engine then sold it at his first estate auction to a broker from Texas, who sold it to Mr. Quam in 1987. Actual miles and all original aside from tires and wheels. Original paint might have some gloss left in it. Original nickel plating. Original supplier’s decal on top bows. Original leather seats are pliable but need mold abatement. Still has the original white rubber radiator hoses. Stated that it runs, but only with a fuel drip supplied to the carb. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $101,000. I’ve always said that the best way to buy a car is from someone who died owning it, as it means he wanted to keep it. Considering that the broker from Texas was the only one of the four owners in 95 years who sold it while alive, I’d say this is a pretty good car. One of four cars with a reserve here; the family cut it loose when it was bid online to $100k, with the onsite underbidder jumping in for another grand. Despite a general lull in the market for cars such as this, originality is still hot. Decent buy. #17Q-1922 DETROIT ELECTRIC 90B electric car. S/N 13154. Blue & black/black leatherette/beige cloth. Odo: 18,214 miles. Retrofitted with a compact modern charger for the 14 modern deep-cycle 6-volt golf-cart batteries. Original charger included. Good older repaint has some flaking. Ding in battery cover. Appears to be all original glass, including the four curved corner pieces and the upper magenta-tinted windshield. Moderate pitting of all brightwork. Brass fittings pol- still shows well; light panel chip touch-ups on door openings. Wear on driver’s seat. Rusting exhaust manifold, gaskets seeping on motor. Woodlite headlamps and a winged MotoMeter. Wicker golf bags on rumbleseat steps. Cond: 2+. NOT SOLD AT $150,000. The last Kissel driven by the last surviving founding brother of Kissel Motor Company, Will Kissel, in 1960. It should now get a bit of fluffing up before being seriously shown at concours. Another Gold Bug sold in January at Bonhams’ Scottsdale auction for $285k (and that was a 6-cylinder 1926 model 6-55), so the family’s reserve was $215k. Neither that nor the final high bid (over the phone, as nobody with boots on the ground placed a bid) seemed right for this car, but between the two seems correct. #9Q-1928 OLDSMOBILE F-28L Lan- bay but afflicted with old stinky gas issues, so no attempt was made to start. Fitted with Prest-O-Lite gas headlight equipment. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $25,000. The original owner lived near Grant Quam when he was growing up. A few years later, one of his classmates bought the car for $12.50 at the old guy’s estate auction. Quam paid significantly more years later, then had it restored. With some paint issues to deal with and a general fluff and buff needed before showing again, this entry-level Stude sold well enough. #18Q-1920 PEERLESS SERIES 56 pha- eton. S/N 264978. Flat green & black/black leatherette/ black leather. Odo: 21,597 miles. Four-owner car from new: Peter Fank of Estherville, IA; William F. Harrah 1964–84, who dau sedan. S/N F64285. Two-tone brown/ black leatherette/brown cloth. Odo: 76,667 miles. Equipped with dual sidemounts and removable steel trunk. Rear-view mirrors don’t have reflectors in them. Retains original owner’s service card in his name: Theo Szymanski of Owatonna, MN. Older restoration. Pretty decent repaint for the time; painted rather than replated grille shell and hubcaps. Missing hubcap on right sidemount. Both spares are blackwalls, the four on the ground are whitewall and all six are several decades ished recently. Two of hubcaps missing emblem badges. Driver’s seat has been reupholstered; others may well be original and in decent shape. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $48,000. With seven 6-volt batteries in front and another seven in back putting out 84 volts to drive the DC motor, it was, in essence, the Tesla of a century ago: It catered to an aboveaverage-income clientele, was relatively luxurious for the day, and was only good for 60 to 80 miles on a charge. Purchased by an onsite Canadian buyer. Fair buy for both parties. #16Q-1925 KISSEL 75 Gold Bug speed- ster. S/N 751784. Pastel blue/gray cloth/gray leather. Odo: 65,563 miles. Full ownership history since sold new in Ohio. Restoration by marque specialist in late ’90s, then shown at Pebble Beach; purchased by Quam at 1999 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale sale for $121k. Amelia Island Concours in 2002, Milwaukee Masterpiece in 2011 and an award winner at the Salisbury Concours in Des Moines. Paint 128 old. Leatherette roof shows heavier wear. Seats worn. Complete, original engine and fitments. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $7,000. In 1970, Mr. Quam became the third owner of this car—unless you count the original owner’s sister, who had the car stored from the time Mr. Szymanski died in the late 1930s until she died in 1964. Not a particularly stylish car, and the brown paint doesn’t help—especially where there’s supposed to be chrome. A good enough buy that maybe owner number four— or is it number five?—can set things right cosmetically without getting too far underwater. Even Ford Model As can’t be had this cheap in commensurate body styles and condition anymore. Sports Car Market

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VanDerBrink Auctions Boone, IA #35Q-1929 DESOTO SERIES K coupe. S/N KC183W. Beige & brown/tan cloth/brown vinyl. Probably repainted about half a century ago, with spray-bomb spots of red primer mostly on the fenders. Tired original trim, bumpers are shot. Door handles are not mounted. They sit loose in the door. Various engine bits are missing. Old seat redo, now with more soiling and fading than wear. Various refinished chrome pieces are wrapped up and placed inside the car. Good Bakelite steer- #15Q-1936 GRAHAM 110 sedan. S/N 100262. Gunmetal metallic/blue-gray cloth. Odo: 26,300 miles. Driver-grade restoration prior to Quam buying the car in late 1980s; little done since. Car runs, but supercharger is inoperative. Replated bumpers; front one was rewelded after an end was broken off. Pitted trim and hubcaps. Most glass is delaminating. License plates wear 2003 tags. Better-quality reupholstered interior with minimal wear. Moderate steering-wheel paint wear. WWII tax stamp on back of rear-view mirror. Fuel staining on top of blower; dingy engine bay. restored but a ways off from stock, it could either continue to be patched and fixed as things break, or taken down to the frame rails and restored completely. Very well bid in either case, but the family feels it’s worth no less than $150k. So they can continue to drive it and putter with it like their patriarch did. #38Q-1937 CHRYSLER C-17 Airflow sedan. S/N 7023326. Black/beige cloth. Odo: 98,194 miles. Very old repaint in original black, very faded and lifting. Bumpers off the car but included. Headlights converted to sealed beams back in the day; a set of parts to convert it back to the original configuration is on the back seat. Just one hubcap, but otherwise all brightwork intact, even if it needs to be redone. All glass delaminating. Very solid door fit. All-original interior good enough to use as template for patterns. Good woodgrain- ing wheel. Loose-fitting dashboard, with the speedometer missing. Dual sidemount sparetire equipment. Cond: 5. SOLD AT $5,940. One of the first-year DeSotos that helped set a new record for production of a new model that stood until the Falcon in 1960. This one has the then-popular “fixed cabriolet” body style: It looks like a convertible with canvas top and bows, but it does not fold down. Sure, it needs to be stripped to the bare frame and totally redone, but this was not such a bad deal for a very rare car. #10Q-1934 FORD DELUXE phaeton. S/N 18342301. Dark maroon/tan cloth/brown leather. Odo: 741 miles. Restored approximately three decades ago at the shop Mr. Quam bought it from in Montana, which also monogrammed the glovebox door. Good repaint for the time, now aging into a mellowed authentic look. Replated bumpers, mostly original hubcaps. Good door fit for the era. Heavier top soiling. Side curtains in back seat. Weak upholstery workmanship. Original, yellowed gauge faces. Correctly restored engine 30 years ago, now with light soiling and fuel Incorrect pop-riveted hood welting. Unkempt undercarriage. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $28,000. Introduced in 1934, Graham’s centrifugal supercharger was all but a copy of the unit used on the Duesenberg SJs. Since Graham’s inline eight was discontinued after 1935, this car was from the first year it was used on their 6-cylinder engines. Also like Duesey, they continued to offer a blower until the end of production (in Graham’s case, 1941). Halfheartedly redone three decades ago and pretty much left to rot since, this sold well. #13Q-1936 PIERCE-ARROW 1601 Eight convertible. S/N 2215225. Butternut Coffee, red & yellow/black cloth/black vinyl. Odo: 10,674 miles. First color change in 1950s; repainted in past two decades after collision on a driving tour. For touring, it was fitted with 1960s a/c, 1980s tape deck and CB radio at the insistence of Mrs. Quam—who must have had short legs with all that crap beneath the passenger’s dash. Converted to a 12-volt alternator electrical system, with a mass of added fuse blocks, relays, and hundreds of feet less wiring. Looks more like a steam plant under the hood than an AACA ing on dashboard, but glove boxes need to be redone. Rusty but mostly complete under the hood. Not running. Cond: 5-. SOLD AT $2,700. In this its final year, the Airflow became the second-highest trim-level Chrysler, available exclusively with their inline 8-cylinder motor. Adding a more conventional grille, mimicking the rest of the Chrysler line, did little to help sales. Being a very solid car—despite coming from the Salt Belt—makes this a worthy candidate for restoration, and for what it took to buy it, it might even be cost-effective if the new owner does the lion’s share of the work. One online bid bought it. #14Q-1937 LASALLE Series 50 4-dr convertible. S/N D2555531. Black/tan cloth/red leather. Odo: 74,291 miles. 1999 tags. Very old enamel repaint with cracking. Likely newer respray on rear deck. Decent sheen from 10 paces. Most chrome is pitted; older replate on bumpers. Bronze AACA badge on front bumper. Windshield delaminating. Dry-rotted seals with paint masking lines. Seats re-covered 40 years ago, top replaced 30 years ago. Period aftermarket marbled shift knob, modern fire extinguisher on the toe board. Functional engine bay not cleaned up. Dual sidemounts with steel covers. Radio and heater/defroster. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT staining on the intake manifold. Brush-painted gloss black undercarriage. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $45,000. Unlike the ’28 Olds sedan, this looks period-correct and spiffy in a muddy, dirty color. Then again, 1933 and ’34 Fords look good no matter what you do to them. If you ditch the etched wind wings, this would look straight out of 1934. Market-correct pricing for a good cruiser rather than a car-show lawn ornament. 130 Full Classic. Windshield frame is rusting out. Seats in school-bus vinyl. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $80,000. When the car was first repainted by the previous owner in the 1950s, he did it in the scheme of his beloved favorite Butternut Coffee. As such, it’s become known in Pierce circles as the Butternut car. Never Sports Car Market

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VanDerBrink Auctions Boone, IA $48,500. By 1937, LaSalle was back to using Cadillac’s V8 rather than the previous inline eight that was based on Oldsmobile’s. Combined with a very stylish body featuring a smooth fastback rear, they are in demand for CCCA touring. That said, this example was fully priced and then some, since no matter what you want to do with it, it is not turn-key ready. Possible needs range from function checks to a frame-off restoration. #31Q-1937 OLDSMOBILE F37 coupe. S/N F72234389. Black/beige mohair. Odo: 92,930 miles. Older repaint with a good sheen, but scratched and scuffed in places. Baked and chipping running-board rubber. Plating is peeling off the door handles, but the bumpers were redone within the past few decades. Waterstained door panels, sun-baked armrests and door top trim. Seats torn up. Aftermarket turnsignal quadrant ripped out and sitting on rear parcel shelf. Cylinder head and pistons removed a while back; light corrosion in the bores and on the head-mounting surface of the Crudely reupholstered seats in thin vinyl. Cond: 5+. SOLD AT $7,830. This first-year Merc would be a very worthwhile project. While it seems to beg to me to be correctly restored, it’s at that point where going the mild custom route wouldn’t do much harm, either. Despite seeming to be a bit spendy for a nonrunner with lots of needs, these are rare and desirable enough that this was a fair deal. #57Q-1942 FORD SERIES 83 pickup. S/N BB186856010. Black. Odo: 77,746 miles. Iowa title. No engine or transmission, but set up for a V8 and floor-shift transmission. Missing bed, radiator, running boards, seat back and trim pieces (although there’s a big plastic tub full of miscellaneous parts). Does have a correct painted (never plated) bumper—with a patch of paint about the size of a quarter. Restored fenders, hood and grille shell; rear fenders shrink-wrapped to a pallet on rear of the frame. Original cab, with rusted-out lower corners and door bottoms. Modern wheels, so block. Dealer-accessory two-segment dashboard clock. Cond: 5+. SOLD AT $12,150. This had a most unusual clock. To match the two-gauge symmetry of the driver’s side of the dashboard, the clock has one gauge for the hour hand and another for the minutes. Grant Quam had a fondness for ’37 Olds F37 coupes, because he moved back to Iowa from California after WWII driving one. There were several more F37s here, all making this one look like it was a Pebble Beach entrant. Considering that it’s not going anywhere under its own power, it was sold well. Heading back out to California. #40Q-1939 MERCURY EIGHT 2-dr sedan. S/N 99A72177. Light green metallic/ tan vinyl. Odo: 15,480 miles. Very old economy repaint, in a lighter shade of green than original. So old that the fender seam moldings have deteriorated. Despite its age, seems like it will buff out fine, except that there are also now a lot of scratches and nicks. Original bumpers flaking, stainless trim has light dings, grille missing a couple of bars. Aftermarket sealed-beam headlight kit and spotlight. Driver’s door glass is broken, right rear heavily delaminated. Left taillight lens missing. it can roll onto a trailer. Cond: 5-. SOLD AT $1,900. You know that you have too many cars when, seven years after you die, your family gets a call from a body shop wondering when you are going to come get your old Ford pickup. Seems the front clip and rear fenders were redone earlier and returned, awaiting further instructions on the cab and chassis. If it weren’t for the title, they likely wouldn’t have realized it was part of the collection. Even with these pieces reunited, there’s enough missing that this is better served as a parts donor for another ’42 pickup. #28Q-1951 CHEVROLET DELUXE Fleetline fastback. S/N 3JKB44976. Blue metallic/gray cloth. Odo: 29,616 miles. 217-ci I6, 1-bbl, auto. Believed actual miles and essentially original. Repainted three decades ago from original blue in a lighter, metallic hue. Very sloppy masking around door openings. Scratched front fender. Light delamination on vent and rear quarter-windows. Good original brightwork, buffed out not too many years ago. Okay door fit. Excellent original seat and door panel upholstery. Greasy underhood but generally original. Starts right off and runs out January 2016 131

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VanDerBrink Auctions Boone, IA well as it sits. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $20,500. 1951 was the beginning of the end for GM’s stylish fastback sedans. Available exclusively as the Fleetline series from Chevy, this was the final year for a 4-door version, and the 2-door didn’t make it to 1953. About as nice a Chevy as you could get in 1951, this example benefits from low miles and being kept up. The repaint doesn’t help much here, but in the 1980s nobody thought twice about just giving an old car a respray rather than preserving the original varnish. Even with the low miles, this sold respectably well. #29Q-1954 KAISER MANHATTAN se- dan. S/N K542004362. Blue metallic/blue cloth. Odo: 96,939 miles. 226-ci I6, supercharged, 3-sp. Several-decades-old masked-off repaint. Presentable stainless trim with wavy rocker panel pieces. 1977 North Carolina inspection decal in windshield. Edge delamination on vent windows. Broken taillight. Doors hard to close. Good original door panels; seats redone decades back in then-modern cloth. Heavy carpet wear. Moldy-smelling interior. Supercharger has been removed and is in rear window. Cracked passenger’s door glass. Crazed taillights. Decent bumpers, especially to be the car that had the most serious interest in it, and someone onsite took it home. #26Q-1958 FORD FAIRLANE 500 Sky- the rear—since the exhaust system has rotted away a long time ago and doesn’t run through the bumper. Sun-faded, dingy, moldy interior. No attempt made to resuscitate the grubby motor, as it’s stuck. Loaded with options. Cond: 5. SOLD AT $8,100. So much for being a caretaker. While initially it doesn’t seem all that bad, there’s not a single part that can be reused without reconditioning—let alone replacement. Bought by an online bidder, who supposedly inspected it ahead of time and knows what he’s getting into. #23Q-1957 STUDEBAKER GOLDEN HAWK 2-dr hard top. S/N PS5144. White/ white vinyl & gray & black cloth. Odo: 54,758 miles. 289-ci supercharged V8, auto. Good trim-off repaint in the mid-’70s and still presents very well. Overspray on wiring harnesses under the hood. Washed-off engine bay, not detailed. Major chrome pieces redone then also. Recently polished stainless trim, with only a few light dings. Original door seals are shrinking. Decent door fit. Excellent seat upholstery. Newer stock-style exhaust. Dry-rot- the trunk. Also has the cooling system hoses disconnected and air cleaner ducting removed. Cond: 5+. SOLD AT $5,300. In 1954 Kaiser started using the McCulloch belt-driven supercharger on the top-end Manhattan line— which was the only Kaiser model to make it until the end of production in 1955 in the U.S. As one of several cars here that looked a lot better than what it really was, it sold well. #27Q-1955 CADILLAC DEVILLE 2-dr hard top. S/N 5562111236. Light blue/multiblue vinyl. Odo: 91,588 miles. 331-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Imported from California in 1979 and driven a little right afterward; parked in a pole shed since. Original paint freckled with surface rust. Old Shadron College decal on the liner retractable hard top. S/N G8W101687. Red/white retractable hard top/white & red vinyl. Odo: 65,151 miles. 352-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Color-change repaint on the cheap three decades ago from original Styletone Torch Red and Colonial White. Poorly masked-off patch on front fender. Body tag reattached with flathead screws. All original and generally presentable brightwork. Grille cross-bar removed for a ’58 T-bird look. Doors hard to close. Last attempt to get the top working was in the early 1990s. Engine rebuilt in late ’90s. Runs well on an IV bottle of gas into the carburetor with a shot of ether as a chaser. No brakes. Cheapie seat redo. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $16,500. Back in the 1990s, one of Quam’s sons was so frustrated working on the power top that he joked about giving his electrical engineering degree back to Iowa State University. Most folks usually turn to drugs and alcohol. The 1957–59 Ford retractables will do that—even with a copy of the function flow chart. Sold well to frustrate a new generation of troubleshooters. #25Q-1959 CHRYSLER 300E 2-dr hard ted bias-ply tires. Starts and runs with little effort; said to run out well. Power steering and brakes, AM radio, Continental kit. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $30,000. In Stude circles, some believe that this is one of about eight Golden Hawks with the factory-optional Continental kit. I find it hard to believe that’s why it did a tad better than market here, but it also seemed top. S/N M591100517. Red/tan leather. Odo: 59,044 miles. 413-ci V8, 2x4-bbl, auto. Old repaint over original Copper Spice Metallic now taking on a muted sheen. Weak door fit. Older front bumper replate. Decent original stainless trim; plastic insert emblem missing. Rear wheel covers also have heavily damaged plastic insert trim. Old black vinyl seat covers hide the torn and moldy hides. Mildew on door panels and headliner. Grubby engine with modern yellow spark-plug wires. Will run on an IV with a shot of ether to light it off. Mismatched tires. Brakes inoperative. Cond: 5+. SOLD AT $19,710. 1959 was the first year for a non-Hemi in the letter-series 300. In this case, it was the dual-Carter AFB-fed 413-ci big block. Since Mr. Quam bought it out of the Rust Belt in 1979 (from Minneapolis, MN), there’s more tin worm lurking under the old patch-and-fill beneath the repaint. Too complete to part out, too ratty to drive, and a money pit to restore; sold well enough. © 132 Sports Car Market

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Roundup Selected Sales Combined in One Comprehensive Report Global Auction Highlights ENGLISH #423-1965 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 MK III BJ8 convertible. S/N HBJ8L30139. Blue metallic/ blue vinyl/blue vinyl. Odo: 51,574 miles. Fresh restoration exceptionally well done except for departures from stock that hard-line purists won’t like. Quality paint, no evidence of damage or rust repairs. Brightwork shows as-new, chrome (versus painted) wire wheels, new tires, mint windshield. Interior has non-original wood steering wheel, all new blue vinyl, mint stock dash 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air 2-dr hard top, sold at $32,400—Silver Auctions, Shelton, WA SILVER AUCTIONS Location: Shelton, WA Date: August 21, 2015 Auctioneer: Mitch Silver Automotive lots sold/offered: 47/90 Sales rate: 52% Sales total: $421,411 High sale: 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air, sold at $32,400 Buyer’s premium: 8%, minimum $75, included in sold prices Report and photos by Jack Tockston LUCKY COLLECTOR CAR AUCTIONS Location: Tacoma, WA Date: August 29–30, 2015 Auctioneers: Jeff Stokes, Ryan Massey, Dan Shorno, Don Jones Automotive lots sold/offered: 97/179 Sales rate: 54% Sales total: $972,475 High sale: 1958 Mercedes-Benz 190SL convertible, sold at $76,450 Buyer’s premium: 10% onsite, 12% online, included in sold prices Report and photos by Jack Tockston with clear instruments. Engine compartment immaculate, new and correct fabric-covered wiring harness, dual SUs sparkle, block painted with oil filter installed, color on fan shield incorrect. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $56,100. The registration in the glovebox had expired 10 days earlier, which signaled this roadster really was for sale. It appeared to be a thorough restoration with little subsequent use, and ready for the show field. One bidder came out lucky at this Lucky sale. SCM’s Pocket Price Guide lists these in the $50–$80k range, making this a well-bought result. Lucky Collector Car Auctions, Tacoma, WA, 08/15. #461-1967 DAIMLER SOVEREIGN sedan. S/N 1A32005BW. British Racing Green/ivory leather. RHD. Odo: 106,101 miles. Rust-free, but every panel badly scratched, rubbed and crazed. Good glass and brightwork, save for lightly pitted front bumper. Trunk clean, dry, no rot. Interior all there, restorable timber, good door cards, leather on bucket seats shot, rear bench good. Underhood retains stock 4.2-L DOHC I6 (245 hp) coupled to automatic transmission. Starts on first try 1958 Mercedes-Benz 190SL convertible, sold at $76,450—Lucky Collector Car Auctions, Tacoma, WA 134 cold with no smoke. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $4,125. Daimler Sovereigns were badge-engineered Jaguar 420s; 5,824 built 1967–69. This one had a Jaguar/Daimler Heritage Certificate, service records, books and clippings. Vibe was a long history as a shelf for debris piled on and around it. SCM’s Pocket Price Sports Car Market

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Roundup Guide puts these in the $8k–$15k range, but this RHD example will have limited appeal. I hope the buyer drives it as-is and enjoys the priceless patina. Well bought and sold. Lucky Collector Car Auctions, Tacoma, WA, 08/15. #453-1969 LOTUS EUROPA coupe. S/N 652945. White/black vinyl. Odo: 67,468 miles. Older white paint showing a few scratches, chips and crazing on roof. Glass clear, front bumper dented, remaining minimal brightwork good, dull aftermarket alloys have gold centers. Clean inside, nice bucket seats, leather steering wheel worn, door panels good, Pioneer head and door speakers, doors drop on opening (as most do). Workmanlike engine compartment, dual carbs on I4 block (1,565 cc, 88 hp), header, small muffler. Fun if you Well, about 10/14 mpg, 5,200 pounds and 220 horsepower (estimated) makes it a loser against most minivans in the stoplight grand prix—but no one will be looking at the van! An above-market final bid didn’t tempt the seller. Lucky Collector Car Auctions, Tacoma, WA, 08/15. #416-1980 ROVER 3500 V8 4-dr hatch- back. S/N RB4W8AA147359. Gold/gold vinyl/tan cloth. Odo: 50,523 miles. Good older repaint in original gold metallic, horizontal panels have light surface rust, otherwise rustfree. Sunroof-equipped. Body-color vinyl roof shot. Factory alloys good, 60% rubber. California plates, Santa Clara documents found. Tan cloth interior, driver’s seat split, others good, power windows. Water-damaged owner’s manual is a solid brick. Driver-quality underhood, new spark-plug wires indicate recent service. Registration expired April of 2014. Unusual in the U.S., complete and it runs. No reserve. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $9,350. fit. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $10,010. This was the version some refer to as the “bread van.” (You have to be British to understand.) Getting in requires contortion, headroom is minimal, rear vision is through a mail slot. (On the road, looking up at truck tires is an experience never forgotten.) This one needed cosmetics but sounded great through a barking exhaust. I hope the buyer drives it like he stole it, because he did, $3k under low SCM Pocket Price Guide valuation. Lucky Collector Car Auctions, Tacoma, WA, 08/15. #481-1980 BENTLEY CORNICHE con- vertible. S/N DRL50471. Silver/black cloth/ black leather. Odo: 41,416 miles. LHD Bentley drop-top, factory silver paint with matching respray on front clip, no trace of underlying damage or even parking-lot dings. Excellent black cloth convertible top, clear plastic backlight. Uncurbed factory alloys, Goodyear radials have 80% tread remaining. Black leather buckets, white piping, light creasing on driver’s side, no blemishes front or back, Alpine CD, timber good. Dusty If you watch British mysteries on PBS, you’ve seen these as police cars in white with reflective orange panels. Powered by the B.O.P. aluminum 215-ci V8 (133 hp) with L-Jetronic fuel injection, these blocks found their way into various British road and race cars. Based on condition, I suspect the odometer on this Rover was on lap two, but that didn’t deter bidders, who chased it to nine large. Since they are sought-after up the road in Canada, that’s where profit can be found. Lucky Collector Car Auctions, Tacoma, WA, 08/15. #409-1989 JAGUAR XJS convertible. S/N SAJNV4843KC164254. Red/black cloth/ Biscuit leather. Odo: 78,253 miles. Very good red paint with traces of overspray on front clip. Minor road rash on hood front, no evidence of collision damage. Black cloth top in good condition. Brightwork, uncurbed factory alloys and tires good. Interior clean, dash and console wood trim perished, thresholds scratched, per miles shown. Cruise control and a/c inoperative. Engine clean, appears all original, smokeless starts, runs well. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $6,600. We E-type owners didn’t embrace the new XJS because it was more a boulevard cruiser than a sports car. Sure, the underhood, rattle-can black on shock towers, factory decals. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $45,000. 35 years old, driven under 1,200 miles per year, base MSRP of $147,900 in 1980, and an SCM Pocket Price Guide value in the $30k–$51k range, so what’s not to like? January 2016 135

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Roundup V12 was smooth, but the lack of manual gearbox (in the U.S., except for Bob Tullius’ racer), comparative bulk and back seat were turnoffs. SCM’s Pocket Price Guide puts these in the $9,500–$15k range, so buyer has money left over for sunscreen and designer shades. Well bought. Lucky Collector Car Auctions, Tacoma, WA, 08/15. FRENCH #442-1987 CITROËN CX 25 Prestige fastback. S/N 1C9CT21S7HH291006. Maroon/ gray cloth. Odo: 262,415 miles. Longwheelbase Citroën. California plates. 2011 registration, looks like a recent mechanical resurrection. Hood repainted, appears to have peeling clear coat on roof and deck. Left rear fender dented and bowed out over wheel, right front fender crunched and bumper split. Interior shabby, iconic single-spoke steering wheel, factory sunroof. Engine remarkably clean, new plugs, wires, hoses, clamps. Ragged hood insu- ment carpet. Driver-quality engine compartment, dual Solex carbs. Easy restoration candidate that runs and stops. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $76,450. This was better than Lot 443, the white ’59, but it still needed major work to be worth the nearly $80k spent for it. Adding up paint, interior, mechanical rebuild, convertible top and inevitable surprises negates profit potential—for now. Not long ago, 190s were Honda money; but million-dollar 300SLs have put these baby versions on the hot sheet. Price paid seemed fair in the current market if buyer is equipped to restore it in-house. Well sold. Lucky Collector Car Auctions, Tacoma, WA, 08/15. #443-1959 MERCEDES-BENZ 190SL convertible. S/N A121042109500431. White/ red leather. Odo: 92,562 miles. Original white paint, panels straight, doors close well. Body and fiberglass hard top dinged and scratched. Convertible top stowed, not seen. Rusty cowl, rockers, bumpers, grille, window trim pitted. Interior complete, older red leather seating contrasts with shabby panels, steering wheel 100% crazed. Instrument bezels and interior brightwork pitted. More surface rust underhood, dual Weber carbs. Washington the stereo for $3,500 and paid $1,576 for the Bug—or if he thought he was still bidding on the Porsche! Silver Auctions, Shelton, WA, 08/15. #221-1972 MERCEDES-BENZ 250C coupe. S/N 11402312007256. White & black/ maroon MB-Tex. Odo: 16,314 miles. U.S. spec, decent condition. Dent-free panels have original paint, no evidence of bodywork, zero rust, Washington plates. Factory steel wheels, good radials with thin-stripe whitewalls, hubcaps have correct white centers. Brightwork and glass good and complete, left front Hella driving light lens cracked, weather seals failing. Interior stock, typical baggy driver’s seat, Becker Europa radio, note says, “A/C needs lation, replacement a/c compressor, new spare tire, hydropneumatic spheres. No reserve. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $4,400. A French car with big yellow sticker under the hood proclaiming “Manufactured in Holland.” I heard passersby ask “What is it?” several times during my inspection. Bidders didn’t know what to make of it, so one pursuer was pleased to have minimal competition. Results show it at sold at this price, which looks fair. Lucky Collector Car Auctions, Tacoma, WA, 08/15. GERMAN #645-1958 MERCEDES-BENZ 190SL convertible. S/N 7502155. Blue/blue hard top/tan leather. Odo: 11,343 miles. Old respray in original blue. Storage rash on body and fiberglass hard top, presents as rust-free. Weather seals perished, windshield wiperscratched, handles pitted, right door out, parking lens missing. Tan ragtop stowed, not seen. Old tan leather interior, leather dashpad shrunk and crumpled, instruments present, bezels and door handles pitted, old replace- plates expired in 1992. Note says, “Runs & drives.” Restoration candidate. Cond: 5. SOLD AT $60,500. Unmolested, neglected, mostly original, poorly stored. I’d guess this one was kept in a shed open to the elements rather than dry storage. SCM’s Pocket Price Guide lists these in the $110k–$175k range, making this example tempting for spendy restoration and financial snorkeling. Well sold for condition, although compared with Lot 645, the blue 1958 sold for $77k, this is the better starting point. Lucky Collector Car Auctions, Tacoma, WA, 08/15. #217-1959 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE 2-dr sedan. S/N 2116991. Chartreuse/black vinyl. Odo: 4,689 miles. No-rust Washington car, quickie orange-peeled repaint in bright chartreuse with casual masking, now showing lots of chips. New radial tires on new black EMPI alloys. Driver’s door out at bottom, other hinged panels good. Interior stock, newer seat coverings, note says, “$3,500 stereo.” Driver-quality engine area, recent clear plastic fuel filter. Spendy stereo seems worth more than car. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $5,076. I see lots of Beetles at auctions, and the condition of this one was well in the lower half. Surprisingly, it sold for $5k right after Lot 216, the minty low-mileage Porsche 944, sold for $1,200 less. I still wonder if buyer wanted 136 recharged.” Engine clean, new battery, consumable spare in trunk. Forty-two years young with enduring sporty elegance. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $3,996. This was a clean and straight German coupe that must have had its own room and was only allowed out on nice days. Yes, the seat foam was deteriorated, but the MB-Tex remained excellent, awaiting new stuffing. Servicing the a/c should have been done. Aside from that, the new owner has little to do but order rubber seals. $3,996 seemed a pittance for this ride. Silver Auctions, Shelton, WA, 08/15. #632-1974 PORSCHE 911 Carrera 2.7 coupe. S/N 911L1103370. Black/black vinyl. Odo: 82,603 miles. Black on black on straight body, matching centers in factory alloys, dual Hella driving lights mounted low and centered (left one cracked), rear spoiler. Black interior has aftermarket tach, shift light on dash left, NOS switch and fire extinguisher by short shifter, dual red competition harnesses, upgraded Blaupunkt CD with remote. Sill of engine bay badly scratched, rear bumper recently painted, MSD sparks, yellow sparkplug wires, K&N filter, Pilot exhaust. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $25,300. This was a sinister ride with canyon-runner vibe. There must be a story here with the performance tools at Sports Car Market

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Roundup hand, and there was no information about engine mods. With no roll bar or cage, the mild mods seemed more in line with street play than track-day laps. This being more of a muscle car crowd, I wondered if it would receive much play; and sure enough, it sold to someone who sensed value. By the SCM Pocket Price Guide’s $30k–$50k valuation, it sold strong, despite the deviations from stock. Lucky Collector Car Auctions, Tacoma, WA, 08/15. #216-1983 PORSCHE 944 coupe. S/N WP0AA0943DN4533271. Sienna Red Metallic/tan vinyl. Odo: 25,508 miles. Rust- and ding-free factory paint with just three tiny stone chips on front bumper, one on roof, and small scrape on underside of right front fender. Uncurbed factory alloys have black centers and peeling clearcoat. Minor windshield rash per mileage. Factory sunroof. Tan vinyl interior clean, wear shows only on console, Kenwood head powers nice homemade speaker boxes in rear corners. Two own- BEST BUY of books or records. Cond: 2-. NOT SOLD AT $137,500. This cabriolet had a lot going for it: pleasing color combination, careful use, and driven an average of just about 2,000 miles per year. Appeared to sell on the block at this strong price, but final results list it “not sold.” Lucky Collector Car Auctions, Tacoma, WA, 08/15. ITALIAN #473-1979 LANCIA ZAGATO convert- ible. S/N 828BS1299749. Silver/black vinyl/ black cloth. Odo: 27,978 miles. Dead silver paint looks like primer, rust-free body straight, hood peeling, stone chips rusting. Both removable roof sections good. Dull factory alloys have serviceable radials. Road-rashed windshield, antenna missing. Black rubber bumpers dull, cracked at left front, dings in rear. Interior has buckets in shot black leather, door panels and dash good, console shows wear, dash, carpet looks newer, Mitsubishi cassette, door cards baggy. Stock engine clean, new Flexa-lite electric fan and plastic fuel filter. Driver quality, no reserve. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $8,400. This was a 10-footer with minimal needs. Miles were claimed original, and I envisioned an easy conversion to vintage racing specs and occasional touring. Sold mid-estimate. A fair result for both parties. Lucky Collector Car Auctions, Tacoma, WA, 08/15. AMERICAN #29-1930 FORD MODEL A roadster. S/N A3460631. Yellow & black/tan cloth/ black vinyl. Odo: 181 miles. Ancient yellow paint, black fenders. Scratches and dings throughout, all steel, no rust. Ugly paint damage on cowl around gas filler, trailer lights augment stock rears. Body-color wire wheels hold wide whites. Note says, “Top and side curtains are new,” but top was folded beneath very mildewed tonneau, side curtains also not seen. Stock and spartan interior, dash ers, original window sticker and toolkit. Engine stock and clean. Looks ready for reliable touring. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $3,888. I noticed this one on a trailer in the parking lot, and it looked straight and clean. Later, on the grass, it looked pristine throughout, validating the odometer’s low reading. SCM’s Pocket Price Guide lists these in the $4k–$6k range with an Investment Grade of F. But even with no appreciation envisioned, this minty lowmileage 944 was a bargain. Silver Auctions, Shelton, WA, 08/15. #466-1989 PORSCHE 930 Turbo cabrio- let. S/N WP0EB0938KS070270. Blue metallic/blue cloth/ivory leather. Odo: 50,305 miles. Straight body, very good factory finish and convertible top, low miles. Paint has no noticeable road rash or door dings. Headlight lenses clear, uncurbed and polished factory alloys with black centers, undamaged bumpers. No evidence of bodywork or resprays. Interior clean, original, seating shows no wear, radio spare parts on passenger’s floor. Engine area driver-quality, a/c equipped. No mention 138 shabby carpeting. Driver-quality underhood, stock Fiat-sourced DOHC I4, newer battery. No reserve. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $3,575. When new, some considered this an upscale Fiat 124 redesigned by Zagato. It’s boxy from the side, with a structural metal band separating an overhead removable fiberglass roof and vinyl rear section with backlight like an early Porsche 911 Targa. Though shabby, this would make a good father-teen cosmetic restoration requiring no bodywork and minimal partschasing. Well bought and sold. Lucky Collector Car Auctions, Tacoma, WA, 08/15. JAPANESE #444-1970 DATSUN 1600 convertible. S/N SPL3H30000. Eng. # 118023. White/ black fiberglass/black vinyl. Odo: 59,634 miles. Thick respray cracked above headlights, blue racing stripe under clearcoat. Four holes in driver’s door, dual fender mirrors. Front bumper nice, rear scratched with holes for over-riders, fresh Panasport alloys and rubber, dual PIAA driving lights, grille bent. Fiberglass hard top loose, no ragtop. Black vinyl buckets have white piping. Three cracks in scratched, black vinyl bench seat, aftermarket turn-signal head corroded. Stock engine dirty, 12-volt conversion with alternator. Rust-free, all there. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $17,820. Well used, complete and an easy first restoration project for the hobbyist. Cosmetics were the major drawback, offset by readily available parts and help from Model A clubs seemingly everywhere. (Purists would disapprove of the 12-volt alternator and added taillights, but they’re easily removed.) Price seemed about right for a runner with cosmetic needs. Silver Auctions, Shelton, WA, 08/15. #253-1936 FORD MODEL 68 custom phaeton. S/N 182556755. Silver/tan cloth/tan leather. Odo: 1,162 miles. Well-prepped allsteel body, excellent paint reminds me of Mercedes’ Smoke Silver. Lowered stance, chrome reverse wheels, small Ford script caps, beauti- Sports Car Market

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Roundup fully made and fitted tan cloth top. Rear has spare tire, dual exhaust, blue dot taillights. New bumpers, stock trim is jewelry quality. Flawless tan leather interior, floor selector for TH350 transmission. Clean fuel-injected Chevy small block, specs not provided. Fourwheel discs, power steering and brakes. Built #222-1955 CHEVROLET 3100 custom pickup. S/N 655699F255. Blue metallic/twotone gray leather. Odo: 16,189 miles. 270-ci I6, 3x2-bbl, 3-sp. Straight with factory gaps, very good paint, no evidence of bodywork. Very good glass, weather seals, brightwork. Front wheels and spare are chrome Rallies, rear has black factory steelies. Cargo box straight, new oak flooring, sides in black coating. Custom interior beautifully styled in twotone gray leather shows no use and smells great. Underhood clean, dressed GMC 270-ci under the cost to duplicate it. Well bought. Silver Auctions, Shelton, WA, 08/15. #436-1955 DESOTO FIREFLITE Sportsman 2-dr hard top. S/N 50359793. Blue & white/blue cloth & vinyl. Odo: 13,165 miles. 276-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Older decent refinish in original colors holding up well, door jambs painted over dirt. Remarkably straight panels, factory gaps except right door a quarter-inch out. Excellent bumpers and trim, steel wheels, whitewalls, original full 10 years ago but last week would be believable. Gorgeous. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $27,994. One of the nicest street rods I’ve seen in years. Whoever built it knew what he was doing, and he knew how to keep a finished build fresh for 10 years! Attendees gave this ride plenty of attention during the preview and on the block. This was well bought, far under build cost. Let’s hope it still looks this good in another 10 years. Silver Auctions, Shelton, WA, 08/15. #489-1940 GMC SERIES AC-150 pickup. S/N A22847183. Blue metallic/gray vinyl. Odo: 10,862 miles. Nice blue metallic paint, rust-free, straight bodywork, doors click shut, outside handles pitted. Stock wheels, wide whites, small caps. Excellent front bumper, trim and massive grille. Rear bumper is chromed flat steel with hitch. Straight cargo box has new oak flooring. Gray vinyl inside, all metal surfaces painted body color show no use, wires hang under dash. Clean engine bay; valve cover and firewall brush-painted white I6 has three carbs. Lowered, Posi rear, dual exhausts. Beautiful presentation. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $14,143. Pickups are still hot at auction, and this was very nice. A triple-carb GMC I6 with 3-speed manual is unusual compared to the 350-ci V8-automatic swaps normally seen. Stance was just right, workmanship was eye candy, and the leather interior was luxuriously over-the-top. Well bought. Silver Auctions, Shelton, WA, 08/15. #264-1955 CHEVROLET BEL AIR 2-dr hard top. S/N VC55L070542. Maroon & white/maroon cloth. Odo: 4,465 miles. 327-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Conservative custom with excellent paint over waveless panels, hood gap wide on driver’s side. Chrome and stainless are show-quality. Steel wheels, full caps, wide whites, dual exhaust, blue dots. Nice custom interior with maroon carpet and maroon cloth on seats, headliner, door cards. Power windows, mint steering wheel, stock tunes. Clean 327 V8 (275 hp) from '68 Camaro, Corvette caps uncurbed. Interior clean, mint white steering wheel, good blue cloth and white vinyl seats, matching side panels, carpet and headliner. Engine compartment fairly clean, Hemi V8, two-circuit master cylinder, power steering and brakes, 6V electrics. Good driverquality vibe. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $3,410. Don Garlits would appreciate the original Hemi in rust-free surroundings, and it ran well after a jump-start. An apparent Mopar fan was drawn to it and took it home for credit-card money. Well bought. Lucky Collector Car Auctions, Tacoma, WA, 08/15. #230-1960 OLDSMOBILE DYNAMIC 88 4-dr hard top. S/N 607C0498. Garnet Mist/maroon cloth & vinyl. Odo: 89,039 miles. 371-ci V8, 2-bbl, auto. Nice metallic maroon paint, white roof, factory panels and gaps. Very good glass, rubber seals, chrome and stainless, though door handles are beginning to pit. Newer chrome Cragar mags, and thin-stripe whitewalls set ’em off. Interior in original design, clean and tidy, nice steering and peeling. Hand brake, wipers, dome light inoperative. Otherwise ready for work and play. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $23,100. The seller told me she was reluctantly selling her father’s pickup because of little use and no one to maintain it. She stood by all day pleasantly answering questions, though the rig spoke well for itself. This was an opportunity to get a beloved GMC that was both rare and usable in a sea of comparable Bowties. Pickups are hot at auction—add family history, and you have a well-bought and -sold result that made everyone happy. Lucky Collector Car Auctions, Tacoma, WA, 08/15. 140 headers, a/c, chrome alternator, rattle-canned splash shields, red heater hoses. Nice visual quality. My choice for Cars and Coffee. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $32,400. Tri-Five Chevys have lost some steam at auction, but their appeal remains timeless. My preference is originality, and the subtle upgrades to this example were close enough. Overall quality was high, and vibe was as much “loving preservation” as it was “mild custom.” Selling price seemed well wheel has slightly pitted trim, sill plates look like good originals. Engine compartment is stock and driver-quality. Presents as a fouryear-old family car (rather than an AARPeligible 55), miles believably original. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $11,124. The owner named this ride “Alice,” and she was still a beauty at age 55. Honduras Maroon (aka Garnet Mist or Titian Red) remains a warm and attractive hue that sets off chrome wheels and trim beauti- Sports Car Market

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Roundup fully. I easily envisioned this 4-door family cruiser running to the beach or for ice cream treats. Bids were brisk, and final bid took Alice to her new home. Well bought and sold. Silver Auctions, Shelton, WA, 08/15. #683-1962 BUICK SKYLARK convert- ible. S/N 314512858. Red/white vinyl/white vinyl. Odo: 9,284 miles. 215-ci V8, 2-bbl, auto. Nice red 2012 repaint (originally white), 2007 white convertible top with working hydraulics. No evidence of body repairs, perfect chrome, left front gravel pan bent a bit forward, left rear window won’t close last inch. Original white vinyl interior excellent and clean, factory tunes, steering wheel cracked, parking brake inop. Engine compartment filthy, aluminum V8 (155 hp) received new carb in 2007, new battery, starts and runs fine. nyl interior in overall good condition, passenger’s grab bar worn, armrests lumpy, carpeting looks new. Bottom of hood undercoated, dusty stock motor. Single-circuit master cylinder, power steering and brakes. Attractive and ready. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $29,700. In period, GM hard tops used this roofline across all brands, including my dad’s new Buick Invicta. Displayed on the grass, this car from Centralia, WA, received lots of attention, so I expected major interest when it came to the block. The 4-speed beckoned as bids rolled in briskly, and it hammered just under $30k. SCM’s Pocket Price Guide lists these in the $25k–$44k range, so this transaction seems fair to both parties. Silver Auctions, Shelton, WA, 08/15. #479-1963 CHEVROLET IMPALA SS 2-dr hard top. S/N 31847L215145. Gold/ black vinyl. Odo: 44,805 miles. 327-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Economy respray in original color that didn’t reach behind bumpers. Long flat side panels wavy, variable gaps. Trunk fit is worse, suggesting probable damage history. Rear fender top has cracked steel below Cpillar. Bumpers lightly scratched, grille has large dent, chrome Cragars, white-letter tires, lowered stance. Stock black vinyl bucket seating and door cards. Dirty engine bay, Edel- A few easy fixes, then enjoy. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $9,460. Assuming the odo has rolled over exactly once, average annual mileage here is just over 2k. A Buick enthusiast I spoke with was quite taken with this car, though critical of its need for sorting and detailing. Resale Red works, but I’d have left it the rare triple white. Being sold by a widow who had no need for it; I assumed the unmentioned reserve would be dropped at some point, and it was. Price seemed fair to both parties, with advantage to seller. Lucky Collector Car Auctions, Tacoma, WA, 08/15. #225-1962 CHEVROLET IMPALA 2-dr hard top. S/N 21847L147461. White/blue vinyl. Odo: 73,294 miles. 327-ci V8, 4-bbl, 4-sp. Straight, no rust or evidence of bodywork. Windshield good, right wind wing starting to delaminate, chrome and stainless excellent save minor road rash in aluminum grille. Polished American Racing mags set off the lowered stance. Original-looking blue vi- Clean, original-looking interior holding up well, no splits or tears. Underhood has clean 389-ci V8 (303 hp), single-circuit master cylinder, power steering and brakes, a/c needs recharge. Appears to be a decent road-worthy original. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $14,364. Seen at Silver’s Portland, OR, sale in April 2015, where it sold for $13,500 (SCM# 264882). The reporter at that time made similar observations and noted that it was listed as an “original-owner car.” Four months and 790 miles later, it sold again. After fees, the seller came up short on his flip. Silver Auctions, Shelton, WA, 08/15. #438-1993 GMC TYPHOON SUV. S/N 1GDCT18Z9P0811086. Frost White/gray leather. Odo: 131,291 miles. 4.3-L turbocharged V6, auto. Factory paint in excellent condition, minute road rash on front, windshield good. Uncurbed factory alloys have white contrasts, new-looking Michelin BSW tires. Gray leather interior shows minor creasing and no damage, stock dash has three-pack of gauges nicely added. Turbocharged 4.3-L V6 (285 hp, 360 ft-lb torque) has light dust, all GM including 48-mm throttle body, Mitsubishi turbo and Garrett intercooler. A performance 4wd SUV in condition that defies brock intake, Holley carb, power steering and brakes, hood insulation falling off. A driver. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $13,530. Options, options. This was an SS you could enjoy using without paranoia of damaging a spendy restoration. Or you could pass it on to a new driver in the family. Or, with its huge trunk, you could replace the ratty pickup in the driveway that irks the homeowners’ association. For a fluff-and-minimal-buff for auction, it was bid generously for condition. Not listed in final results. Lucky Collector Car Auctions, Tacoma, WA, 08/15. #224-1963 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX 2-dr hard top. S/N 963A33685. Gold & white/white vinyl. Odo: 47,331 miles. 389-ci V8, 4-bbl, auto. Another clean Northwest car. Gold paint thin on hood, white roof, various minor chips, single rust bubble emerging on top of right front fender. Brightwork commensurate with age. Factory steel wheels, wire wheel hubcaps, newish thin-stripe whitewalls. odometer. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $15,000. Based on the ’91 Jimmy, 4,697 Typhoons were produced 1992–93, and about 25% were Frost White. Off the showroom floor, these 4wd trucks ran 0–60 in 5.3 seconds and shamed many performance cars at stoplights—especially in the rain. With low production numbers and impressive performance, future appreciation is likely. However, the odometer reading may hold this one back. Lucky Collector Car Auctions, Tacoma, WA, 08/15. © 142 Sports Car Market

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English 1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II 40/50 HP 7.6-Liter Limousine de Ville by Gurney Nutting S/N 55TA. Blue/blue. 44,254 miles. I6, 4-spd manual. Grand Classic with superb celebrity history. CCCA and AACA Senior Awards. Beautiful tour car. Tool set and documentation. Will consider part trades. $199,000. Contact Mark, 805.331.1001, Email: motorama@cox.net Web: tinyurl.com/no8xoyy (CA) 1955 Jaguar XK 140 drophead coupe S/N T838092DN. Black/red with black top and boot. 95 miles. I6, 4-spd manual. Rare and elegant 150S with overdrive. Professionally restored in original color combo. Verified by its JDHT COA and includes tools, spare, jack, grease gun and owner’s manual. For the discerning collector demanding excellence, and a superb driving experience with no excuses. Classic Showcase, 760.758.6100, Email: webmaster@classicshowcase.com Web: classicshowcase.com/ index.php/inventory/detail/488 (CA) 1959 MGA Twin-Cam roadster 1959 Jaguar XK 150 S drophead coupe S/N TCF1741L. Light blue/Black with white piping. 64,000 miles. I4, manual. We’re selling my uncle’s TR3B convertible. Restored 2010, recently freshened, detailed and ready to drive. Engine runs strong, gearbox smooth. Complete with very rare factory hard top, soft top, full tonneau and boot cover. He died this year and we’d love for this car to go to a worthy home. $21,500 OBO. Contact Sam, 917.453.0502, Email: sammy.shaber@ gmail.com Web: www.ragtops.com/gallery/main. php?g2_itemId=14813 (PA) 1963 Jaguar Mk 2 sedan 1962 Triumph TR3B convertible miles. V12, 4-spd manual. Amazing time capsule that has traveled only 8,480 since new and has been well maintained and garage-kept. Features a/c, original tires, paint, invoices and books, as well as front/rear riders and a well-preserved interior. If you’re demanding originality, it doesn’t get much better than this! Classic Showcase, 760.758.6100, Email: webmaster@classicshowcase.com Web: classicshowcase.com/index.php/inventory/detail/472 (CA) 1973 Jaguar E-type Series III convertible S/N 1S22121. Turquoise/black. 53,000 miles. V12, 4-spd manual. Highly unusual, special-ordered Turquoise paint looks stunning, with black leather and soft top. Hard top, cold factory a/c and one fastidious owner who kept records from new. 53k original documented miles. Far prettier then most boring colored convertibles. Drives perfect and rally-ready. $84,995. Contact Craig, Craig Brody Investment Motorcars, 954.646.8819, Email: craigbrody@investmentmotorcars.net Web: www. investmentmotorcars.net (FL) Black/red. 6,800 miles. I6, 4-spd manual. Desireable 4-speed with overdrive, detailed engine bay, stainless exhaust, rebuilt mechanicals, refinished interior. Runs and drives great, same owner past 15 years. $32,500 OBO. Contact Ted, 865.206.3440, Email: BurnsTedS@gmail.com (IL) 1967 Jaguar E-type convertible Black/black. 48,000 miles. V12, 3-spd automatic. Excellent paint and interior. Mechanically perfect, no rust ever, Arizona car, new canvas top. Wires as-new. $65,000 OBO. Contact David, 801.699.3928, Email: ferrariguyv12@aol.com (AZ) British Racing Green/tan. I6, Chassis #817158, matching numbers. Body-off restoration ’95–’02, new tires. Custom tandem axle trailer included. Runs great. Bend, OR. Alternate phone number, 541.771.8300. $99,500. Contact Jim, 541.382.6751, Email: playstok@aol.com (OR) 1956 Austin-Healey 100M roadster S/N YD3754. Orient Red/black. 500 miles. I4, 4-spd manual. Rare and unmolested example that is one of only 2,111 examples ever produced. Collector-owned, with less than 500 test miles since a recent detailed restoration by Twin-Cam specialist Jim Alcorn of La Jolla, CA. Includes books, tools, BMIHT Certificate, and black tonneau cover. Classic Showcase, 760.758.6100, Email: webmaster@classicshowcase. com Web: classicshowcase.com/index.php/inventory/ detail/452 (CA) S/N BN2L231156. Light blue/dark blue. 250 miles. I4, manual. A new car, Condition 1. Insured for $240k with Hagerty. Certified and documented. The best and most expensive restoration ever done. Included: toolkit, jack and handle, hammer, original vintage Heuer stop watch, vintage goggles, new side windows and bag, top and top frame. $245,000. Contact Harold, Email: bmcar1@aol.com (FL) 1958 MG A roadster S/N HDA4348048. Champagne/tan. 16,650 miles. I4, 5-spd manual. First-place winner in NAMGAR, Whistler, BC 2007, First place Premier class, Reno 2011. Driven from Utah to Whistler, BC, then to Key West, FL, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and home. Not concours-level, but beautiful driver. Supercharged five main MGB 1800 engine, oil cooler, chrome wires, front disc brakes plus trailer. $40,500. Contact Roger, 801.361.3508, Email: rd202058mga@gmail. com (UT) 148 S/N 177407. Red/tan leather. 0 miles. I6, 4-spd manual. Cherished example of this restored and simply stunning Mark 2 with just under 4k miles on the rebuild and full ground-up restoration. Originally had a 3.4-L engine which was upgraded to the current and more powerful 3.8-L twin-cam. $45,500 OBO. Contact Simon, West Coast Classics, LLC, 310.399.3990, Email: info@westcoastclassics. com Web: www.WestCoastClassics.com (CA) 1961 Jaguar Mk 2 3.8 sedan S/N 1E14561. Black/black. 18,980 miles. I6, 4-spd manual. This is the best all-original OTS anywhere. Retains its original black paint and leather interior. Full history. Last ownership of 32 years with 18k original miles. Eighth from final Series I produced. Other than a new top and tires, she is 100% untouched. Don’t miss it. Contact Craig, Craig Brody Investment Motorcars, 954-646-8819, Email: craigbrody@investmentmotorcars.net Web: www. investmentmotorcars.net (FL) 1967 Morgan 4/4 Series V Competition model roadster 1974 Jaguar XKE convertible 1974 Jaguar XKE convertible S/N UE1S23881BW. White/black leather. 24,051 miles. V12, automatic. Survivor. Finest Jag I’ve seen in a long time. Recent complete tune-up including all new fluids. Engine and body in great condition with no rust. All original except for new soft top and excellent respray. Goodyear radials have plenty of tread. Original jack, spare tire, hard top, owner’s manual and service manual included. $69,500 OBO. Contact Lee, 216.496.9492, Email: lee@vintagemotorcarsusa.com (OH) 1988 Rolls Royce Corniche II Mulliner Park Ward drophead coupe S/N B1380. Red/black leather. 0 miles. I4, 4-spd manual. Rare Competition or GT model which includes headers, Weber, hot cam, tach i.e. Cortina GT. Also lots of options as set forth on Morgan Certification including bucket seats, wood rim steering wheel, demister, tonneau. Body-off restoration. Full service history. Lots of photos, including restoration available. Car in Eastern Pennsylvania. $42,000. Contact Bob, Email: rwade@rattlesnake-ridge.net (PA) 1971 Jaguar XKE Series III 2+2 coupe S/N SCAZD02A7JCX22896. Magnolia/tan with white piping. 73,900 miles. V8, automatic. Absolutely exceptional stunning and very collectible example. Only 73k original miles in this highly striking gorgeous color combination. $62,500 OBO. Contact Simon, West Coast Classics, LLC, 310.399.3990, Email: info@westcoastclassics.com Web: www. WestCoastClassics.com (CA) S/N 1S71974. British Racing Green/biscuit. 8,480 Sports Car Market

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SCM Showcase Gallery 2001 Jaguar XKR Silverstone Limited Edition convertible interior work done by John Cumpton. Engine completely rebuilt and finished in its lovely original color combination. Desirable big drum brakes. Odometer reads 14,383 miles. Becker Mexico automatic radio. Owner’s manual and books. $1,275,000. Contact Scott, Scott Grundfor Company, 805.474.6477, Email: Scott@ScottGrundfor.com Web: www.scottgrundfor. com/for-sale-1960-mercedes-benz-300sl-roadster/ (CA) 1966 Mercedes-Benz 230SL convertible S/N SAJDA42B81PA12379. Platinum/charcoal with red stitching & bird’s eye maple. 25,500 miles. V8, automatic. Stunning, rare, loved and pampered. Always in climate-controlled garage. Best in Show JCSNE Concours, 99.88 points. All service records. Heritage Certificate. Driven lightly but regularly. Contact Alan, 203.966.5325, Email: alanmast@ optonline.net (CT) 2004 Aston Martin Vanquish S coupe 1969 Goggomobil TS 250 coupe S/N 02284205. White/red. Other, 4-spd manual. Two-cylinder, 250-cc, two-stroke engine. All works fine. One repaint since new. Striking color combination. Car has clean California title and is located in storage in Compton, CA. Full picture file available on request. Personal inspection is possible by appointment. The only microcar that really looks like a scale maxi car. $30. Contact Bob, Email: Bob@ BBT4VW.com (CA) 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE 3.5 coupe S/N CFAC23344B501451. Meteorite Silver/beige. 17,000 miles. V12, sequential. This stunning Vanquish S has the entire package (suspension, steering, brakes), installed by Scottsdale Aston Martin. New tires and wheels and comes with $10k Linn Audio system. Includes new set of Vanquish wheels and all the non-S original parts. The car can be inspected in the Albuquerque, NM, area by appointment. $89,950 OBO. Contact Dominic, Dobson Motorsport, LLC, 206.660.0399, Email: dominic@dobsonmotorsport. com Web: dobsonmotorsport.com/product/2004aston-martin-vanquish-s/ (WA) French 1957 Talbot-Lago America Barquette roadster S/N 11304210013233. Signal Red (DB568)/Parchment. 43,300 miles. V6, 4-spd manual. Beautiful, matching numbers, recent high-quality cosmetic restoration, new paint, new parchment interior, refinished wood veneer and new black convertible top. Engine, engine bay and trunk detailed to show-condition. New Vredestein tires. Restored Blaupunkt. Solid body required no rust repair, fender notches present. $78,000 OBO. Contact Jonathan, 610.781.0080, Email: jfleck@ interflex.net (PA) 1967 Porsche 912 coupe S/N 11102612003059. Gold/black. 76,580 miles. V8, 4-spd automatic. One owner. Not a restoration. Serviced with open checkbook. Cold factory Behr a/c. Books, tools. Contact via phone preferred. Leave message. $149,000. Contact Dennis, 410.679.7600, Email: cignattainc@gmail.com (MD) 1971 Porsche 911 E RS replica coupe S/N 4301006. Orange/black. 13,000 miles. With only 399 street versions produced, the M1 ranks as a highly collectible exotic. This BMW M1 (Serial #006) is the first production M1 delivered to a dealership. According to the factory, it was actually the third car to go through final build out. The other was a prototype, and the last was used for crash testing. $550,000. The Werk Shop, 847.295.3200, Email: mike@thewerkshop.com Web: www.thewerkshop. com (IL) 1981 Mercedes-Benz 500 SLC coupe leatherette pouch, tools, records, jack and a complete photo chronology documenting the entire restoration process. Stunning exterior paint and interior trim. Very rare color combination. Original throughout and shows as delivered new, if not better. A local California first-in-class award winner. Certificate of Authenticity, matching numbers, long hood, 2.4-L CIS engine, and factory-correct color and trim. Service records dating back to 9/18/73 of the original owner. $122,500. Contact Don, 520.349.0940, Email: dmack@donmackey.com (AZ) 1980 BMW M1 coupe S/N 140077B. Blue/black. V8, 5-spd manual. FIA papers, BMW V8 engine, good history. $1,100,000. Contact Axel, Email: andersaxel@web.de (GERMANY) German 1952 EMW/BMW 327/2 cabriolet Same model as featured in November 2015 SCM. Well preserved with over 35 years in dry New Mexico. Upgraded with period-correct Bristol engine, providing more spirited driving. Runs and drives but should be serviced before extensive use. Alternate contact: Scott 602.541.9444 $100,000 OBO. Contact Edward, 602.377.1197, Email: ebwestfam@cox. net (AZ) 1960 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster White (050)/green (124). 99,451 miles. I6, 4-spd manual. A remarkably original car throughout with one original-color body respray in its lifetime. White (050) body, dark olive (291) hard top, green (124) parchment MBTex interior, and its orginal green (721) soft fabric top. This impeccably original, matching-numbers example is offered with the original M-B data card, books, tools with pouch, jack and recent service records. Five date-coded original wheels, original front fender spot welds, original hood stamping, original stamping on the hard tonneau cover for soft top, and all original interior throughout. Factory original 4-speed transmission. Very well preserved and cared for over its lifetime; runs and drives as it should, has absolutely no rust or smoke from the 2.5-Liter engine. Truly a rare find in originality. $67,500. Contact Don, 520.349.0940, Email: dmack@donmackey.com (AZ) S/N 19804210002507. White (DB050G)/Dark Blue Roser leather. 500 miles. Matching numbers. Full body-on Scott Grundfor Company restoration with 150 S/N 2222034657. Maroon & cream/maroon & cream. 26,604 miles. H4, 4-spd manual. Very beautiful and hot looking. Totally restored inside and out. Powered by ‘74 Porsche 914 2-liter Mazuro engine with twin Webers. No detail overlooked. $100,000. Contact Anthony J, 248.670.0490, Email: tony@ popintedairy.com (MI) 1973 Porsche 911T Targa Polo Red/black. 51,000 miles. H4, manual. Three owners from new. This beautifully preserved and restored 912 began life as a European delivery in late 1966. The odometer shows 83,636 kilometers converting to just over 51k miles believed to be correct, but exempt. This amazing example comes with Porsche CoA, OEM owner’s manual and pouch, original specification literature, jack, and recent maintenance service records from 6/4/14. This 912 is truly one of a kind and shows fantastic quality and condition. A collector car and not a driver! $67,500. Contact Don, 520.349.0940, Email: dmack@donmackey.com (AZ) 1968 Mercedes-Benz 250SL convertible H6, Sunroof Coupe. RS tribute equipped with genuine 2.2-L MFI S engine. California car. Nice driver condition. $64,500. Contact J., Email: jmd2833@ yahoo.com (MI) 1972 Volkswagen Transporter bus S/N WBD 10702612002252. Champagne Metallic (473H)/Dark Brown Leather (273). 79,000 miles. V8, automatic. All original. Burl walnut console and dash. All-leather interior. Aluminum-block V8. All modern amenities including air conditioning, power windows and power steering. Factory sunroof. Factory original spare tire (unused), original tools. $40,000 OBO. Contact Scott, Scott Grundfor Company, 805.474.6477, Email: Scott@ScottGrundfor.com Web: www.scottgrundfor.com/1981-mercedes-benz500slc-fia-homologation-special-coupe/ (CA) 1987 Porsche 930 Turbo coupe S/N WP0JBO937HS050700. Moonstone Gray/navy blue. 57,290 miles. H6, 5-spd manual. The 930 was a standard-bearer for performance in era and will still hold its own today. Well kept and comes with books, tools and a clean CARFAX. Special order Moonstone Gray paint with navy blue leather and sunroof. Delivery configuration with no significant modifications. $109,900. Motorcar Gallery, 954.522.9900, Email: contact@MotorcarGallery.com Web: www.MotorcarGallery.com (FL) 1988 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL convertible Sepia Brown (54)/beige/tan leatherette (31). H6, 5spd manual. A total rotisserie restoration completed in 2014. Vehicle documented back to the original dealer delivery stamp from Vasek Polak, Hermosa Beach, CA, August 23, 1973. Books, including S/N WDBBA48D1JA081699. Metallic light blue/dark blue leather. 56,000 miles. V8, 4-spd automatic. Wonderful original condition, including near-perfect body and paint. Like-new leather interior, soft top and hard top. New Bridgestone tires. Everything works well, including cold a/c. Low miles and only two owners from new. $27,900. Contact Chuck, Central Classic Cars, 419.618.3855, Email: chuckputsch@hotmail.com (OH) Sports Car Market

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SCM Showcase Gallery 1994 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 wide-body coupe miles on it and we trailered back to Ala from VA. The Tiptronic transmission is a joy to drive. I find I’m not driving it enough these days to justify keeping it. This is as perfect as a 10-year-old car can be. See the options list on image. $48,000 OBO. Contact Dave, 334.301.3330, Email: dave@hattonbrown.com (AL) 2006 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren coupe 1967 Ferrari 330 GTC coupe Midnight Blue Metallic/tan. 61 miles. H6, 5-spd automatic. This is a genuine factory-built wide body with the correct wide-body suspension. Just had a full service with valve job, new seals, plugs, etc. This car is very rare: 964 Wide Body (only 200 made). $84,964. Contact Oliver, 310.691.5158, Email: mwtt1995@gmail.com (CA) 1997 Porsche 993 Carrera 4S coupe unscathed and without drama. It has been nicely restored and features a fresh engine rebuild. Ian Fleming was a connoisseur of fine cars and wouldn’t put Mrs. Bond in just any car. Let us show you why Fleming chose the Lancia. $198,500. Motorcar Gallery, 954.522.9900, Email: contact@MotorcarGallery.com Web: MotorcarGallery.com (FL) 1973 DeTomaso Pantera L coupe S/N THPMNTO5062. Yellow/black. 50,000 miles. V8, 5-spd manual. Very original, excellent condition. Just completing top-quality repaint in original yellow. Photos available soon. Everything, including a/c, works. Runs cool and strong. $87,750 OBO. Contact Gary, Hendrickson Law Office, 480.892.2789, Email: garychendrickson@cox.net (AZ) 1980 Fiat Brava 4-door sedan Grand Prix White/Dark Gray. 25,000 miles. H6, 6-spd manual. This ONE-OWNER Carrera with low miles and 100% original paint is a collector’s dream. Unmodified. The interior, exterior, and engine are in excellent condition. Comes with all books, tools, and maintenance invoices. It also includes the original bill of sale and window sticker. $129,993. Contact Oliver, 310.691.5158, Email: mwtt1995@gmail. com (CA) 2002 Porsche Boxster convertible S/N WP0CA2A8XDS112969. Black/Luxor Biege. 40,311 miles. H6, 6-spd manual. Loaded with Infotainment package (including nav, Bose surround sound, etc.), 19-inch factory S wheels, heated leather seats and more. Excellent condition, dealer serviced and under full manufacturer’s warranty until 50k miles or November 2016. $37,500. Contact Michael, 917.620.8158, Email: maxforza@aol.com (NY) Silver/black. 102,500 miles. H6, manual. Good condition inside and out. Black convertible top replaced in 2010. Everything functions well. Well maintained throughout its life. Satellite radio. $9,500. Contact David, 678.575.6323, Email: daniels474@comcast. net (GA) 2004 Porsche 911 Turbo convertible White/red. 47,000 miles. H6, 5-spd automatic. Factory +50-hp (total 450-hp, like later Sspecifications), black hard top, all special made at the factory. Price new 225,000 (Euros). Excellent condition, no accidents, etc. Two owners, all books, serviced by Porsche. $65,000. Contact Ralph, 0041.079.403.52.49, Email: wpr@bluemail.ch (CHE) 2005 Porsche 911 Carrera S coupe S/N WPOAB299X5S742302. Lapis Blue/Sea Blue. 18,559 miles. H6, 6-spd automatic. Mint condition. I bought it in 2007 from Porsche Leasing with 2,700 January 2016 S/N 824142244. Silver/black. 66,010 miles. V6, 5-spd manual. What did Mrs. James Bond drive? 007 first encountered La Comtesse Teresa di Vicenzo and her Lancia Flamina convertible just outside Royale-les-Eaux. James couldn’t catch her with his Bentley Continental but later charmed her to the altar. Unfortunately, arch-rival Blofeld had better luck catching the Lancia with his Maserati and sent Tracy and the Lancia to their deaths. Our Lancia has fared much better, having survived over five decades S/N 15689. Red/tan. 80,152 miles. V12, 5-spd manual. One of two 365 GTB/4s rebodied with full-alloy spider body by Carrozeria Auto Sport, Italy. Engine and drivetrain rebuilt to Daytona Comp specs (390 hp). Full ownership history, tools, power steering, very fast and easy to drive. Purchased in 2008 with reg svc. $1,900,000 OBO. Contact Michael, 260.433.5835, Email: mike.westrick@me.com (IN) S/N 823002679. Dark blue/red leather. 136,782 miles. V6, 5-spd manual. Incredibly well restored and detailed throughout. $15,000 spent on the interior alone. Engine and brakes rebuilt. Other mechanical items freshly serviced. Elegant yet sporty Pininfarina coachwork with reliable Lancia V6 power. An exciting car that is major bang for the bucks. $69,500. Motorcar Gallery, 954.522.9900, Email: contact@MotorcarGallery.com Web: MotorcarGallery.com (FL) 1963 Lancia Flaminia Touring-bodied spider S/N THPLNS01992. Lime green/black. 11,600 miles. V8, 5-spd manual. This is the rarest original, lowmile example. One of 87 Lime Green Pre-L models, very low miles. Only three owners, the last for 30 years. Cold a/c, factory black bumpers with eightand 10-inch GTS wheels. One of the best anywhere. Please call anytime for more details. Contact Craig, Craig Brody Investment Motorcars, 954.646.8819, Email: craigbrody@investmentmotorcars.net (FL) 1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona alloy body spider conversion convertible S/N ZARBB32GOM6005870. Milano Red/tan leather & black trim. 61,936 miles. I4, 5-spd manual. This is an original U.S. car. Rebuilt by my neighbor and me. An Alfa Romeo technician from Italy has maintained the car. Original paint, body, engine, steering wheel w/airbag, lights, etc. Rebuilt to Spider Veloce specs and options. A/C, tan leather Alcanterra seats. Showroom condition. Drives beautifully, new Bilsteins and brakes. $25,000 OBO. Contact Frank, 416.839.2697, Email: frankf@wineloversagency.com (CAN) 2002 Maserati 4200 GT coupe Italian 1961 Lancia Flaminia Pininfarina coupe Crystal Galaxite Black (158)/Semi-Aniline black leather (511). 9,310 miles. V8, automatic. Low documented miles from new. Inspired by the 1955 Mercedes-Benz W196 F1 race car. Hand-built 5,439cc supercharged, all-aluminum SOHC V8 engine, producing a massive 617 hp and 580 lb/ft of torque. Zero to 60mph in 3.4 seconds, and 1/4-mile time of 11.2 seconds at 130 mph. Original retail window sticker, which is included, of $455,750, and is one of only 189 vehicles imported to the U.S. in 2006. Clean CarFax, documenting miles, ownership, and service history with two prior owners and no damage, paint, structural, or odometer issues. No excuse collector car from my private collection and shows as delivered new. $239,500. Contact Don, 520.349.0940, Email: dmack@donmackey.com (AZ) 2013 Porsche Boxster converible S/N 11881. Rossa Corsa/tan. 31,600 miles. V12, 4-spd automatic. Very original car, found six years ago in a garage in Canada. Sympathetically restored to perfect mechanical running condition, while retaining patina. Fresh engine, brakes, suspension. Tools, books and receipts. Additional photos and details online. $279,500 OBO. Contact Dominic, Dobson Motorsport, LLC, 206.660.0399, Email: dominic@dobsonmotorsport.com Web: www. dobsonmotorsport.com/product/1969-ferrari-365-gt22-garage-find/ (WA) 1971 DeTomaso Pantera Pre-L Red/tan. 4,624 miles. V8, 5-spd manual. Low documented miles. Purchased from family estate of the original owner, who passed in 2005. Hundreds of Ferrari publications collected by the proud owner with tools, jack, spare, original window sticker, and canceled checks used to purchase the car on March 8, 1991. Red/tan leather trim showing virtually no wear. Complete engine-out belt service completed July 31, 2014, at 4,618 miles. Current invoices totaling $12,000 show the car mechanically and cosmetically has been brought to Ferrari standards. Clean CARFAX documenting mileage and owner history. Truly an original box-stock example you must see to believe. $97,500. Contact Don, 520.349.0940, Email: dmack@donmackey.com (AZ) 1991 Alfa Romeo Veloce spider S/N 11449. Grigio/red. 42,000 miles. V12, 5-spd manual. #585 of 600. All mechanical upgrades in 330 GTC series. Euro car, Borranis w/ correct XWX tires. 5,000 miles on engine rebuild and ancillary equipment including clutch, ring-and-pinion, starter, alternator, a/c, water and fuel pump by master Ferrari mechanic Dave Helms Scuderia Rampanta. Fresh repaint front clip. No chips. Exceptional car. $925,000 OBO. Contact Jim, 303.475.5022, Email: jbw4141@aol.com (CO) 1969 Ferrari 365 GT 2+2 coupe S/N 131A0000666141. Rosso/tan. 51,600 miles. I4, 4-spd automatic. 0riginal, great condition. $5,000. Contact John, Email: jbjr14@optonline.net (NY) 1990 Ferrari 348TS coupe Metallic gray/burgandy. 25,000 miles. V8, 6-spd automatic. Second owner since 2007, 3M paint protection, Skyhook adaptive suspension, Tubi exhaust, sports cat, Cabiocorsa transmission, excellent paint and interior. 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SCM Showcase Gallery 2006 Ferrari F430 convertible 1932 Ford Model 18 roadster S/N ZFFEW59AX60146185. Rosso Corsa/beige. 15,600 miles. V8, sequential. Beautiful spider, F1 transmission, Scuderia shields, Challenge wheels, red calipers, radio/CD nav system, power seats, excellent paint, interior, mechanicals. All books, tools, two keys, inflator, charger. Clean CARFAX. Head-turning style, performance and intoxicating engine notes. $135,000 OBO. Contact Bert, 303.249.2072, Email: enigmathist@gmail.com (CO) 2013 Ferrari 458 Spyder S/N CALKA1251. Black/black & white. 32,000 miles. V8, 3-spd manual. Gene Winfield built hot rod in 1963, featured in April 1964 Hot Rod Magazine. All original other than paint and interior (exact redo to 1964 specs). Ardun-headed flathead motor, dynoed 310HP, 3-speed Merc trans, Halibrand quick-change diff, '56 Buick wire wheels. rewired and plumbed. contact me for lots more info! $175,000 OBO. Contact Chris, 707.473.0609, Email: misssanfrancisco@ aol.com (CA) 1955 Chrysler 300-C 2-dr hard top S/N 216115103035. Roman Red/red. 37,000 miles. V8, 4-spd manual. 409-ci/409-hp, 4-spd, dualquad, Posi, radio delete stock interior, only “Day Two” -certified changes: pie-crust cheater slicks, exhaust cut-outs, Cherry Bomb mufflers, Sun tach, three-gauge set under dash, steel wheels/dog-dish hubcaps. No ps/pb. Excellent condition. Runs and drives perfect on 93 octane pump gas. Hard to find one better. $65,000 OBO. Contact Bill, Email: billcollopy@holbrookinc.com (IL) 1963 Chevrolet Corvette 327/340-hp convertible 760.758.6100, Email: webmaster@classicshowcase. com Web: classicshowcase.com/index.php/inventory/ detail/352 (CA) 1967 Lincoln Continental convertible S/N 30867S112591. Black/black. 70,000 miles. V8, 4-spd manual. Triple-black roadster. All numbers match, completely restored, knockoff wheels, NCRS judged 2014 at 94%. $65,000. Contact Gary, 248.860.7373, Email: gary.herwick@comcast.net 1963 Chevrolet Corvette convertible S/N 196097. Giallo Triplo Strato/Alcantara. 2,100 miles. V8, other. Tri-coat yellow & black Spider. CF racing seats with leather/Acantara & yellow stripe w/yellow Cavallinos. Yellow stitching, calipers, tach, shields. CF racing package, Premium sound system/iPod connect. Michelins. As-new condition, factory certified pre-owned. Five-year warranty left. $289,900. Contact John, 248.480.0454, Email: yello355@comcast.net (MI) Japanese 1970 Datsun 2000 roadster S/N 3N551076. White/tan. 106,000 miles. V8, 2-spd automatic. 331-ci Hemi. All original except for lower front seat leather. Recently tuned, originally a West Coast car. Everything works except for radio vibrator. All service records since 1994. More photos and information available. $60,000. Contact Albert, 814.466.6115, Email: bav1140@comcast.net (PA) 1957 Ford Skyliner retractable S/N 30867S121263. Blue/blue. 4-spd manual. Factory-air convertible. Low miles. Original and unrestored! When only the best will do! Additional photos online. NCRS #136 $69,995. Contact Terry, ProTeam Corvette, 419.592.5086, Email: terry@ proteamcorvette.com Web: https://www.proteamcorvette.com/Corvette-1963-1020G/1020G.html (OH) 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray Split-Window coupe S/N SRL31113697. Light blue/black. 86,700 miles. I4, 5-spd manual. Texas car restored in 2004: chassis, body, soft top and engine. Interior mostly original and in good condition. Hard top included. $19,900 OBO. Contact Mark, 508.278.9107, Email: padgett911@charter.net (MA) American 1923 Henderson Four Deluxe long-tank motorcycle S/N D7KW169525. Starmist Blue & Colonial White/white & blue. 17,243 miles. V8, 3-spd automatic. Factory air conditioning, 312 Thunderbird Special, automatic, power steering, brakes, windows and seat. Continental kit. Motivated seller. $56,500 OBO. Contact Ronald, 215.962.9505, Email: kwlizardking67@gmail.com (PA) 1958 Willys CJ-5 Jeep S/N 30837S107118. Riverside Red/red. 0 miles. V8, 4-spd manual. 1972 IMSA GTO Champion and FIA Daytona 6-Hour. 1973 Sebring 12-Hour. SVRA Medallion. 2002 Monterey, 2013 Sebring Legends Honoree. 1993 Bloomington Gold, 2014 Amelia “Spirit of Road Racing Award.” Full restoration 1993. Unquestionable documentation. I drove this car to a truly unique and extensive racing history. $295,000. Contact Phil, 352.378.4761, Email: fastphilcurrin@ cox.net (FL) S/N D4279A. Blue/I4, manual. Twenty tears in a private museum. Detailed restoration, correct wiring, stainless spokes. Period-accessory saddle bags, seat and lights. Includes toolkit and manuals. Magneto and generator serviced. Excellent paint. Looks good enough to put in your family room. Contact Michael, FitzSimons Engineering, Email: mike@fiteng. com (CT) S/N 5754852458. Green/green & black. 43,000 miles. I4, 3-spd manual. Original mileage. Excellent condition, great body. New paint, new seats, new windshield, electric wipers, rebuilt brakes, e-brake. Lights all work. Good drivetrain. New carb/tune-up. Engine valve job, good compression, no smoke, no bad noises. New battery, cables. Gauges, speedo, odo all work. New top and front and rear floor mats. $9,900 OBO. Contact Douglass, 801.298.1661, Email: dugab@msn.com (UT) 1962 Chevrolet Bel Air 409 2-dr sedan 1965 Ford Mustang 2+2 fastback S/N 1G1YY0784G5108313. Pewter & black/gray. 40,300 miles. V8, 4-spd manual. One of 50 Malcolm Konner Corvettes made (one of 20 with 4-speed manual). Built in radar detector. Copy of window sticker and build sheet. Misc. memorabilia (magazine ad and article, owner’s manual, plus more). $14,000 OBO. Contact Craig, 214.232.2608, Email: cpbas@embarqmail.com (TX) S/N 5F09A317688. Burgundy/Palomino. 77,485 miles. V8, automatic. Stunning, professionally restored from top to bottom, A-code Mustang in a gorgeous color combo. Original miles; includes strong 289 4-barrel V8, factory a/c, push-button AM radio and fold-down rear seat. This show-level example is a great choice for the serious Mustang collector demanding excellence. Classic Showcase, 152 1987 Chrysler/Maserati TC convertible S/N 7Y86G812559. Black/dark green. 103,500 miles. V8, automatic. Numbers-matching survivor/driver. Last year of the iconic 4-door convertible with suicide rear doors. One of 2,300 built. Recent sympathetic restoration. Bare-metal repaint. Engine rebuilt. Top and all electrics work great. Original chrome, glass, interior. Over 100 detailed photos available. California black plates and clean title. Great history. $31,990. Contact Paul, AutoKennel, 714.335.4911, Email: paul@autokennel.com Web: www.autokennel.com (CA) 1969 Chevrolet Corvette 435-hp T-top S/N 194379S703632. Monza Red/black. 22,272 miles. 22,000 actual miles. Unrestored, excellent and documented. When only the best will do! Additional photos online. NCRS #136 Contact Terry, ProTeam Corvette Sales, 419.592.5086, Email: terry@proteamcorvette.com Web: https://www.proteamcorvette. com/Corvette-1969-1028G/1028G.html (OH) 1972 Chevrolet Corvette convertible S/N 1Z67K2S518701. Red/black. 40,000 miles. V8, 4-spd manual. Well documented, original miles, base 350 cubic inch with 4-speed, power steering and power windows. Original paint and like-new original interior. Everything works as-new. Original dealer invoice, Protect-O-Plate and manuals. Tank sticker still on car. Car has earned four NCRS Top Flights. $39,900. Contact Leo, 916.899.9666, Email: michaudleop@gmail.com (CA) 1986 Chevrolet Corvette Malcolm Konner Edition coupe Sports Car Market

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SCM Showcase Gallery S/N ZC2FP1103KB20372. Royal Cabernet/Ginger. 14,870 miles. I4, 4-spd automatic. Absolutely gorgeous. Pristine throughout, ready for show or daily use, a/c, full power. Dual turbo, new tires, tools, car cover, two tops. Tan convertible top never used. Stored in climate-controlled garage. Extremely low mileage. Built in Italy by Maserati. $13,000. Contact Harry, 954.463.7888, Email: hjbslvcld@ aol.com (FL) 1991 GMC Syclone pickup 2002 Cadillac DeVille sedan Black/black. 31,000 miles. V8, automatic. Original miles. Mint condition in and out, always dealerserviced. No stories, very clean. Vogue wheels, special grille. Serious buyers only. $8,900 OBO. Contact Antuan, 805.754.7264, Email: antuan.hakobian@ gmail.com (CA) 2005 Ford GT coupe Stock, unmodified with 12,500 original miles, excellent condition. Less than 3,000 built. Mid-4-second 0–60 time. Alternate contact: Scott 602.541.9444. $30,000. Contact Edward, 602.377.1197, Email: ebwestfam@cox.net (AZ) 2000 Dodge Viper GTS ACR coupe Silver & black stripes/black. 7,300 miles. V8, 6-spd manual. Original owner and only driver. Driven 60 miles monthly to and from country club and occasional car shows. Never raced or abused. All four options, gray calipers w/Ford GT logos. Well sorted and highly maintained. $262,250 OBO. Contact Tom, 239.253.2626, Email: tfuith@embarqmail.com (FL) 2005 Ford GT coupe Highland Green/black & charcoal. 63,000 miles. V8, 5-spd manual. Number five of 29 pre-production Bullitts built, MRT “’68 reload” hood, FRPP springs, genuine Torque Thrust wheels, new Nitto tires, nav, Sirius, six-disc changer. Runs and drives perfectly. Includes book used during San Francisco debut in 2007. Car & Driver featured and tested this car. Signed by Chad McQueen. $25,000 OBO. Contact Jim, 612.501.3866, Email: kulsethracing@charter. net (MN) 2008 Shelby GT500 fastback S/N 1B3ER69E1YV604802. Steel Gray & silver stripes/black. 29,300 miles. V10, 6-spd manual. All original, one of 85 GTS ACR coupes built in 2000 in Steel Gray. Fast, loud and clean. ACR package includes ram-air induction, 18-inch BBS wheels, adjustable suspension, five-point seat belts, and lowback-pressure exhaust system. A street-legal race car. $48,000. Contact Alan, 770.904.0167, Email: alanboe@aol.com (GA) S/N SPO2856. Indigo Blue/black. 9,001 miles. V8, 5-spd manual. Factory-built Cobra replica, Roush 427IR with Tremec 5-speed, valve covers and air cleaners CNC’d to appear as snakeskin, assembly done by Olthoff Racing with many upgrades; quick-ratio power steering, billet brake and master cylinders, 3M clear bra, tall roll bar, ceramic pipes, pin-drive knockoff wheels with Wilwood brakes. Signed glovebox door. If you feel the need, here it is! $79,950. Contact Jim, Email: qbflyr@aol.com (FL) Race 1957 Chevrolet Corvette Fuelie convertible exceptional in every way. Extra key, extra key fob, original window sticker, books, tire inflator with tow hook, and car cover, never out of the original sealed plastic packaging. Mark IV Red, ebony leather & white stripe. In Oklahoma since new, and is believed to be single-family owned. Needs nothing and is truly an amazingly original example of an American supercar. $297,500. Contact Don, 520.349.0940, Email: dmack@donmackey.com (AZ) 2008 Ford Mustang pre-production “Bullitt” coupe no excuses, scratches, nicks, chips or curb rash. Garaged and covered since new. All fluids flushed and changed, and new battery April 2014. Extended GM warranty until 9/26/16. All paperwork included. $54,000. Contact Gerald, 513.895.4533, Email: jfall@zoomtown.com (OH) 2009 Superformance Mk III roadster Red/black. 1,255 miles. V8, 6-spd manual. Low original documented miles. Spectacular! Absolutely all-original. All four factory options. Clean CARFAX showing no damage or paint history, no odometer issues, no structural or loss history. Unblemished and S/N 127652. Vista Blue Metallic/black leather. 87 miles. V8, 6-spd manual. This may be your last chance to own a brand-new Shelby GT500. Only 87 miles from new and includes every stitch of documentation including window sticker and bill of sale. Gorgeous color combo and all the options. Fresh from a private collector. $39,995. Contact Craig, Craig Brody Investment Motorcars, 954.646.8819, Email: craigbrody@investmentmotorcars.net Web: www.investmentmotorcars.net (FL) 2009 Corvette Z06 coupe S/N 1G1YZ25E4951094003130002859. Atomic Orange/black. 6,605 miles. V8, 6-spd manual. Pristine, original owner, absolutely new condition, S/N 5F07C350500. Red/black. V8, 4-spd manual. Fresh 4.9-L engine, TopLoader transmission, professionally built cage, logbooks, fire extinguisher, racing seat bolted to cage, fresh fuel cell, Cobra Automotive brakes, recent paint. Many spares including six extra wheels. $26,000 OBO. Contact Doc, 770.394.6147, Email: docjewell@gmail.com (GA) © S/N E57S101009. Black/Black. 999 miles. V8, 4-spd manual. Ninth car made, it is 25th car before the Sebring cars. Big Brake fuel-injected car. Ran SVRA, CSRG, HMSA and general racing venues. $250,000. Contact Jim, 925.963.0570, Email: galluccijim@aol. com Web: none (CA) 1965 Ford Mustang coupe 154 Sports Car Market

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Advertise in the SCM Resource Directory. Call 877.219.2605 Ext. 218 for information, e-mail: scmadvert@sportscarmarket.com. Auction Companies Artcurial Motorcars. 33 (0)1 42 99 2056. 33 (0)1 42 99 1639. 7, Rond-Point des Champs-Elysées, 75008 Paris, France. Email: motorcars@artcurial.com. www.artcurial.com/motorcars. (FR) Auctions America. 877.906.2437. Auctions America specializes in the sale of American classics, European sports cars, Detroit muscle, hot rods and customs. The company boasts an expert team of specialists, who offer 180 years combined experience buying, selling, racing and restoring collector vehicles, making them uniquely qualified to advise on all aspects of the hobby. www.auctionsamerica.com. (IN) JR-Auctions. A Wyoming-based company, founded by Robert A. Tybor, entrepreneur/businessman and Jeff Davi, Entrepreneur/ Real-Estate Broker. JR-Auctions will be hosting its first live/virtual Monterey Plaza Hotel classic Auto/Yacht Auction in Aug, 2015 overlooking the beautiful Monterey Bay. For more information please visit our website jr-auctions.com or call to 844-572-8867. Accepting Consignments-please register online. You don’t want to miss it. Hollywood Wheels Auctions & Shows 800.237.8954. Hollywood Wheels is a premier auction house that specializes in Porsche sports cars, European exotics, American classics & historical race cars. Each year, during the Amelia Island Car Week, they host the Amelia Island Select & Auto Retro™ within the ballroom of the Amelia Island Omni Plantation Resort. Hollywood Wheels… Where Great Cars Are Bought & Sold! www.hollywoodwheels.com and a world-class auction at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation in Florida in March. www.goodingco.com. (CA) but also provides a unique and exciting social environment that is befitting of the rarest and finest automobiles. www.motostalgia.com email: info@motostalgia.com facebook.com/Motostalgia Twitter: @Motostalgia Palm Springs Auctions Inc. Keith McCormick. 760.320.3290. 760.323.7031. 244 N. Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262 A family-run auction house producing two large classic cars auctions per year. McCormick’s Palm Springs Auctions has been in business for over 25 years, and each auction features over 500 classics & exotics. www.classic-carauction.com. (CA) Carlisle Collector Car Auctions. Barrett-Jackson Auction. 480.421.6694. 480.421.6697. For over four decades, the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company has been recognized throughout the world for offering only the finest selection of quality collector vehicles, outstanding professional service and an unrivaled sales success. From classic and one-of-a-kind cars to exotics and muscle cars, BarrettJackson attracts only the best. Our auctions have captured the true essence of a passionate obsession with cars that extends to collectors and enthusiasts throughout the world. A television audience of millions watches unique and select vehicles while attendees enjoy a lifestyle experience featuring fine art, fashion and gourmet cuisine. In every way, the legend is unsurpassed. N. Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251. info@barrett-jackson.com. www.barrett-jackson.com. (AZ) 717.243.7855. 1000 Bryn Mawr Road, Carlisle, PA 17013. Spring and Fall Auctions. High-line cars cross the block. Hundreds of muscle cars, antique, collector, and special-interest cars, trucks and motorcycles. Real Cars. Real Prices. www.carlisleauctions.com. (PA) Leake Auctions. 800.722.9942. Dan Kruse Classics is a family- owned collector car auction company located in San Antonio, Texas. DKC has been responsible for successful collector car sales since 1972, with annual sales in Austin, Houston and San Antonio. Dan has personally has over $1,000,000,000 in sales in his storied career. Dan and daughters Tiffany, Tedra and Tara, manage the company. 866.495.8111 Dankruseclassics.com (TX) Leake Auction Company was established in 1972 as one of the first car auctions in the country. More than 40 years later Leake has sold over 34,000 cars and currently operates auctions in Tulsa, Oklahoma City and Dallas. Recently they have been featured on several episodes of three different reality TV series — Fast N Loud on Discovery, Dallas Car Sharks on Velocity and The Car Chasers on CNBC Prime. www.leakecar.com (OK) Petersen Auction Group of Oregon. 541.689.6824. Hosting car auctions in Oregon since 1962. We have three annual Auctions: February, Oregon State Fairgrounds, Salem, OR; July, Douglas Co. Fairgrounds, Roseburg, OR; September, Oregon State Fairgrounds, Salem, OR. On the I-5 Corridor. We offer knowledgeable, fast, friendly “hassle-free” transactions. Oregon’s #1 Collector Car Auction www.petersencollectorcars.com Lucky Collector Car Auctions. Bonhams is the largest auction house to hold scheduled sales of classic and vintage motorcars, motorcycles and car memorabilia, with auctions held globally in conjunction with internationally renowned motoring events. Bonhams holds the world-record price for any motorcar sold at auction, as well as for many premier marques. San Francisco: (415) 391-4000 New York: (212) 644-9001 Los Angeles: (323) 850-7500 London: +44 20 7447-7447 Paris: +33 1 42 61 10 10 www.bonhams.com/motors FOLLOW SCM Dragone. We’ve been in the collec- tor car business for over 60 years, selling some of the most significant cars in the world. Now in the auction business, we are continuing to find and offer significant cars publically at our sales, many of which have not been publically offered in decades. We will always have something that has not been seen before. www.dragoneauctions.com (CT) 888.672.0020. Lucky Collector Car Auctions is aptly named after Harold “Lucky” Lemay. Based in the majestic, pastoral ground of Marymount, home to the Lemay Family Collection Foundation near Tacoma, WA, the collection, formerly the biggest in the world, according to Guinness, now hosts an unrivaled event center, art collection and charitable foundation, which features two exceptional collector car auctions a year. www.luckyoldcar.com (WA) Rick Cole Auctions . Thirty years ago, Rick Cole conducted the first Monterey auction, his annual events forever changing the historic week dynamic. Rick Cole Auctions provides upscale clientele a boutique and silent auction atmosphere proven to offer the finest cars available, and achieving one of the top ten multi-million dollar sales of all time. August 19–22. Marriott Hotel at Fisherman’s Wharf. info@rickcole.com www.rickcole.com (CA) RM Sotheby’s. 800.211.4371. RM Motostalgia. 512.813.0636. Gooding & Company. 310.899.1960. 310.899.0930. Gooding & Company offers its international clientele the rarest, award-winning examples of collector vehicles at the most prestigious auction venues. Our team of well-qualified experts will advise you on current market values. Gooding & Company presents the official auction of the famed Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in August, the recordsetting Scottsdale Auction in January 156 A premier international collector car auction house offering the rarest and finest automobiles on the world market. Motostalgia publishes a full photographic catalog presenting and documenting professional descriptions and provenance. Motostalgia’s diverse automotive experts offer bidders and consigners alike an accurate understanding of the global automotive market. With venues that parallel the most exciting automotive events like the U.S. Grand Prix and Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance, Motostalgia offers an upscale experience that not only showcases the most collectable cars, Sotheby’s is the world’s largest collector car auction house for investmentquality automobiles. With 35 years’ experience, RM’s vertically integrated range of services, from restoration to private treaty sales and auctions, coupled with the industry’s largest expert team of car specialists and an international footprint, provide an unsurpassed level of service to the global collector car market. www.rmsothebys.com. (CAN) Russo and Steele Collector Auto- mobile Auctions. 602.252.2697. Fax: 602.252.6260. Specializing in the finest European sports, American Sports Car Market RESOURCE DIRECTORY

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muscle, hot rods and custom automobiles; Russo and Steele now hosts three record-breaking auctions per year; Newport Beach in June; Monterey, CA, every August, and Scottsdale, AZ, every January. As one of the premier auction events in the United States, Russo and Steele has developed a reputation for its superior customer service and for having the most experienced and informed experts in the industry. www.russoandsteele.com. (AZ) tory of parts in North America to build and maintain your dream Alfa. We carry restoration, maintenance, and exclusive performance parts for Giulietta through the new 4C. Newly developed parts introduced regularly. Check our web site or social media for new arrivals, tech tips, and special offers.. www.centerlinealfa.com. (CO) Automobilia Coachbuilt Press. 215.925.4233. Coachbuilt Press creates limited-edition automotive titles for the discriminating motoring enthusiast. We present exceptional material on the most significant collections, museums and marques with a balance of authoritative writing, precise research, unique historical documents and the modern photography of Michael Furman. Please visit our website to view our latest titles and order. www.CoachbuiltPress.com (PA). Silver Auctions. 800.255.4485. Silver Auctions isn’t successful because we auction the most expensive cars, we’re successful because we auction the cars that you love. Silver Auction’s staff, bidders and consignors are everyday people with a passion for Nostalgic and Collector cars. Come see the difference at Silver Auctions. 2020 N. Monroe, Spokane, WA 99205. Email: silver@silverauctions.com, www.silverauctions.com. (WA) Jon Norman’s Alfa Parts. 800.890.2532. 510.525.9519. 1221 Fourth Street, Berkley, CA 94710. Large selection of parts from Giulietta to 164. Efficient, personal service. www.alfapartscatalog.com. (CA) Appraisals Exotic Mosaics. 805.544.4093. Cosmopolitan Motors, LLC. Silverstone Auctions is a world- class, specialist auction house for the sale of classic cars, modern supercars, all types of competition cars, modern and historic motorcycles as well as automotive memorabilia. If you are a buyer or seller Silverstone is the classic vehicle auction house for you. www.silverstoneauctions.com (U.K.) 206.467.6531. For over a quarter century, Cosmopolitan Motors has been at the center of the world for collector cars changing hands. Their unparalleled experience in tracking valuations makes them uniquely capable of valuating the rare and unusual. Estates, settlements, collections, insurance. Let their billion dollars worth of experience supply the results you seek. “We covet the rare and unusual, whether pedigreed or proletarian”. www.cosmopolitanmotors.com (WA) Unique and original mosaic hand-crafted wall hangings of automotive subjects by mosaic artist Jim Valentine. Made with glazed ceramic tile with aluminum frame and hanging wire. Can create custom mosaics of your automobile. Email: exoticmosaics@sbcglobal.net. exoticmosaics.com. Automotive Restorations. 203.377.6745. Collector car sales, both road and race, have been a key activity for over 35 years. Our sales professionals actively seek consignments on a global basis. We also offer vehicle “search and find” for rare models. We undertake pre-purchase inspections worldwide. We provide auction support, including in-person or telephone bidding for absentee buyers. Restoration management and special-event assistance are also included in our services. Our aim is to make sure that your collector car passion is as enjoyable and worry-free as possible. www.automotiverestorations.com Buy/Sell/General Auto Kennel. 714.335.4911. Imag- ine if you had the best of the best market your car for sale. Jesse Alexander taking all the photographs. Lee Iacocca working with buyers. Keith Martin introducing you to the right car clubs. Well, the father and son team of AutoKennel do just that for all their clients. Paul and Ed Kramer, Costa Mesa, CA 92627. www.autokennel.com (CA) Celebrate your ownership experiWorldwide Auctioneers. 800.990.6789 or 1.260.925.6789. Worldwide Auctioneers was formed over a decade ago by vintage-motorcar specialists Rod Egan and John Kruse. The sale and acquisition of classic automobiles is our core business, and no one is better qualified. Worldwide is unique in having owners who are also our chief auctioneers, so you deal directly with the auctioneer, and we are wholly invested in achieving the best result for you. Our auctions are catalogue-based, offering a limited number of higher-end consignments, with an emphasis on quality rather than volume. (We don’t limit ourselves to only selling the most expensive cars in the world, but do ensure that every car we consign is the very best of its type.) We also offer specialist-appraisal, estate-management and collectionconsultancy services. Our dedicated private sales division serves the needs of individual collectors who seek privacy or to acquire vehicles that may not be available on the open market. www.worldwide-auctioneers.com. (IN) Alfa Romeo Gooding & Company. 310.899.1960. Gooding & Company’s experts are well-qualified to appraise individual automobiles as well as collections and estates. Whether it is the creation of a foundation, living trust or arrangement of a charitable donation, we are able to assist you. www.goodingco.com. (CA) ence! Automotive designer & illustrator, Steve Anderson is a specialist in the creation of owner-specified, fineart illustrations. Each original piece is hand crafted to portray the exact specification of individual automobiles and collections. All marques, eras, driven, concours and race. Ferrari- & Porsche-licensed Illustrator. For image samples, additional information or to discuss your project, please call us at 818.822.3063 or visit www.saillustrations.com (CA) Steve Austin’s Automobilia & Motostalgia. 512.813.0636. A premier international collector car auction house and professional appraisal company. Motostalgia’s diverse and multilingual automotive experts offer collectors and investors alike an accurate understanding of the global and domestic automotive market. Motostalgia’s international offices have the capability of appraising collector cars around the globe. With decades of global collector car market knowledge our experts can accurately value your most prized automobiles, ranging from a single pre-purchase appraisal to full collection valuations. www.motostalgia.com email: info@motostalgia.com facebook.com/Motostalgia Twitter: @Motostalgia Centerline International. (888) 750-ALFA (2532). Exclusively Alfa Romeo for over 35 years. You can rely on our experience and the largest inven- January 2016 Great Vacations. 800.452.8434. European Car Collector tours including Monaco & Goodwood Historics, private collections, and car manufacturers. Automobile Art importer of legendary artists Alfredo de la Maria and Nicholas Watts. www.steveaustinsgreatvacations.com. Beverly Hills Car Club is one of the largest European classic car dealerships in the nation, with an extensive inventory spanning over 50,000 sf. We can meet all your classic car needs with our unprecedented selection; from top-ofthe-line models to project cars. We buy classic cars in any shape or condition & provide the quickest payment & pickup anywhere in the U.S. 310.975.0272 www.beverlyhillscarclub.com (CA) Canepa of Scotts Valley. Vintage Auto Posters. Since 1980, Everett Anton Singer has been supplying international collectors with the most diverse selection of authentic vintage automotive posters. The vast inventory runs from the late 1890s through the 1960s; featuring marque, event and product advertising. Please visit us at: www.VintageAutoPosters.com. 831.430.9940. Offering fine investment-grade collectable road cars and racecars for sale. Our 70,000 sq. ft. facility houses world-class, on-premises restoration and motorsports facilities where automotive artisans ensure every detail of our inventoried vehicles meet the highest levels of refinement and preparation. Canepa is interested in purchasing exceptional, original and restored automobiles. sales@canepa. com www.canepa.com (CA) Charles Prince Classic Cars. Based in London, we are specialists in the finest historic motorcars and in contact with dealers and collectors from around the world. We offer the best advice and service in the collector car field. Int T: (0)798 5988070 or email: sales@ charlesprinceclassiccars.com www.charlesprinceclassiccars.com. 157

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Advertise in the SCM Resource Directory. Call 877.219.2605 Ext. 218 for information, e-mail: scmadvert@sportscarmarket.com. Checker Motor Cars. At Checker Motor Cars we have a passion for cars, not only CHECKERS, but all cars. We are fanatic about automobile history and that drives our passion to restore history and art. Sales, Parts, Service and Restorations for Checker Automobiles. www.checkermotorcars.com (MA) limited number of models. Before delivery to you, all of our classics, including Defenders, are fully inspected and serviced by one of two expert shops. We are located in Needham, MA. copleycars@gmail.com, www.copleymotorcars.com (MA) Hyman Ltd Classic Cars. Cosmopolitan Motors, LLC. Classic Assets Motor Sports Cen- ter. 760-452-6609 or 858-554-0331. A first-rate used car dealership specializing in vintage rally-eligible vehicles as well as an eclectic private collection of investment-grade automobiles including classic cars, vintage rally cars and supercars. Our business is buying and selling classic, collectible motorcars. We are considered to be the go-to resource for collector cars in San Diego. We are constantly seeking new additions. Top quality, collectible trades always considered. We are available to assist buyers and sellers with all aspects regarding classic cars including import and export. www.ca-motorsportscenter. com. (CA) 206.467.6531. Experts in worldwide acquisition, collection management, disposition and appraisal. For more than a quarter century, Cosmopolitan Motors has lived by its motto, “We covet the rare and unusual, whether pedigreed or proletarian.” Absurdly eclectic and proud of it. Find your treasure here, or pass it along to the next generation. www.cosmopolitanmotors.com (WA) 314.524.6000. One of the largest inventories of vintage cars in the world. Please visit our website often, www.hymanltd.com to see our current stock. Hyman Ltd Classic Cars, 2310 Chaffee Drive, St. Louis, MO. 63146 314-524-6000 sales@hymanltd.com pendently operated. The four-acre Park Place Center features an Aston Martin sales and service center, a Lotus dealership, and we have one of the largest selections of collector & exotic cars available in the Northwest. We consign, buy and sell all types of vehicles. We also have an in-house service center and high-end Auto Salon. www.ParkPlaceLtd.com Paul Russell and Company. Legendary Motorcar Company. 905.875.4700. You may have seen our award-winning, show-quality restorations. Our 55,000 sq. ft. facility is specialized in extreme high-end restorations of rare American muscle cars. www.legendarymotorcar.com (ON) 978.768.6092. www.paulrussell.com. Specializing in the Preservation and Sales of European Classics, pre-war through the 1970s, since 1978. You can rely on our decades of experience with Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, Porsche, Bugatti, Alfa Romeo and other fine collectibles. Repeat customers are the lifeblood of our business. Contact us today to join them. Car Sales Manager, Alex Finigan: Alex@paulrussell.com. (MA) DeLorean Motor Company. Classic Investments Inc. 303.388.9788. Barn find. Redefined. Since 1989 our company specializes in the restoration, sales & service of 19501970s Classic European Sports Cars: Ferrari, Maserati, Alfa Romeo, Lancia, Aston Martin, Jaguar, Austin Healey, Porsche & Mercedes. Colorado’s premier one-stop shop for all of a collector’s needs. Friendly, knowledgeable, passionate staff welcomes you to call for all inquiries; our in house factorytrained Ferrari mechanic has 40 years experience. www.ClassicInvest.com (CO) 239.495.8550. The first franchise of the new DeLorean Motor Company. Celebrating our 10th year in business we are the South Eastern United States exclusive source for DeLorean Sales, Service, Restoration and Parts. We have the largest selection of DeLoreans for sale in the world numbering 20 or more at any time and stock a full parts inventory. www.dmcflorida.com Luxury Brokers International. 215.459.1606. Specializing in the sales, purchase and brokerage of classic automobiles for the astute collector, with a new-age, contemporary approach. Focusing on original, high-quality examples as enjoyable, tangible investments. Classic car storage, classic car consignment, brokerage, and other consulting services are available as well. We actively pursue the purchase and sales of any investment-grade classic car. Since 2009, we have offered a unique opportunity for collectors, enthusiasts and other industry professionals. www.lbilimited.com, sales@ lbilimited.com (PA) Gullwing Motor Cars stocks more than 100 cars at our warehouse location, 27 years of experience; visited by customers across the country and overseas. We specialize in European and American cars and we are always looking to buy classic cars in any condition. We pick up from anywhere in the U.S. Quick payment and pickup. 718.545.0500. www.gullwingmotorcars.com Mohr Imports, Classic and Sports Car Brokers. 831.373.3131. Mohr Imports Inc., of Monterey, California, pleased to be serving the collector car community for the past 30 years. Our goal is to present and represent your car in the very best way possible. We specialize in European classics, visit us at www.MohrImports.com. (CA) ProTeamCorvette.com. Corvettes: 1953–1982. Over 10,000 sold since 1971! Money-back guarantee. Worldwide transportation. Z06s, L88s, L89s, LS6s, ZR2s, ZR1s, LT1s, COPOs, Fuelies, Special 425s/435s/RPOs. Call toll free 888.592.5086 or call 419.592.5086. Fax 419.592.4242, email: terry@proteamcorvette.com or visit our website: www.ProTeamCorvette.com. ProTeam Corvette Sales, 1410 N. Scott St., Napoleon, OH 43545. Special Corvettes wanted at CorvettesWanted.com! NCRS Member #136. The Stables Automotive Group. Classic Showcase. 760.758.6100. For over 35 years, we’ve been restoring automotive history and helping collectors obtain, restore and sell classic vehicles. Our world class facility houses 3 showrooms of cars and department specialty areas to perform all facets of restoration under one roof. Let our team, of professional craftsmen and specialists make your classic car vision a reality. www.classicshowcase. com. (CA) Heritage Classics Motorcar Com- pany. 310.657.9699. www.heritageclassics.com. Heritage Classics Motorcar Company, the premier West Coast classic car dealership established in 1985. Offering one of the largest indoor showrooms in Southern California, with an exceptional inventory of the very finest American and European classic cars available. We buy, sell and consign collectible automobiles, offering the best consignment terms available, contact us at sales@heritageclassics.com When in Southern California visit Copley Motorcars. 781.444.4646. Specializing in unique and hard-to-find classics and sports cars. We only sell cars we love ourselves, and deal in a 158 our beautiful showroom and specialty automotive bookstore, Heritage Classics Motorbooks, open Monday–Saturday. For current inventory and to visit our virtual bookstore visit www.heritageclassics.com Motorcar Portfolio, LLC. 330.453.8900. Motorcar Portfolio, LLC. 330.453.8900. Buy, sell, trade, auction of affordable antique, classic, collector vehicles. Bob Lichty offers over 40 years experience in the classic car industry. Motorcar Portfolio, LLC. has been serving NE Ohio and the world since 2004. Let us help with your needs. See our current inventory at our web site. www.motorcarportfolio.com (OH) 480.699.3095. Arizona’s finest facility for automotive management and concierge services offers show car preparation, auction representation, storage and transportation. Single or multi-car collections are welcome in our climatecontrolled 20,000 sq. ft. facility located in Scottsdale’s Airpark, near January’s auction scene. Stop by and meet the owners, Steve and Chris, they’re on site every day. www.stablesgroup.com Unit 56. At Unit 56 we love motorPark Place LTD. 425.562.1000. Founded in 1987 in Bellevue, WA, our dealership is locally owned and inde- cycles, we truly are passionate about them. But most importantly we strive to have the best. History and an interesting story are a must with anything we buy or sell. And as far as restoration goes we treat everything as if it was our Sports Car Market RESOURCE DIRECTORY

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own. We care. Telephone: 0044 (0) 1386 700 403. www.UNIT56.co.uk world record sales & Pebble Beach class wins for our clients Carficionado manages your valuable classic car collection with German precision. Contact us +49 89 82030682 pr@carficionado.com www.carficionado.com Collector Car Insurance Vintage Motors of Sarasota. 941.355.6500. Established in 1989, offering high-quality collector cars to the most discerning collectors. Vintage’s specialized services include sales, acquisitions and consignment of high-quality European and American collector and sports cars. Always buying individual cars or entire collections. Visit our large showroom with 75+ examples in the beautiful museum district of tropical Sarasota, FL. www.vintagemotorssarasota.com (FL) Classic Car Transport Heacock Classic. 800.678.5173. We Barrett-Jackson is proud to endorse Passport Transport. 800.736.0575. Since our founding in 1970, we have shipped thousands of treasured vehicles door-to-door with our fully enclosed auto transporters. Whether your prized possession is your daily driver, a vintage race car, a classic, a ’60s muscle car or a modern exotic, you can depend on Passport Transport to give you the premium service it deserves. We share your appreciation for fine automobiles, and it shows. www.PassportTransport.com. a new breed of insurance for classic, antique, exotic, special-interest, contemporary classic and limited-edition cars. To get a quote is even easier with our new online improvements. Go to www.barrett-jackson.com/insurance/, select Get a quote, enter in a couple of key pieces of information about your vehicle, and get an estimated quote within seconds! It’s that easy. Don’t be caught without the right insurance for your vehicle. In the unfortunate aftermath of damage to your vehicle, learning that your insurance won’t restore your prized possession to its former glory, or appropriately compensate you for your loss, is the last thing you want to hear. To get a quote by phone, call 877.545.2522. understand the passion and needs of the classic-car owner; agreed value, one liability charge, 24-hour claim service and paying by credit card. We provide classic car insurance at rates people can afford! Instant quotes at www.heacockclassic.com. (FL) E-Type UK USA. An international specialist Jaguar E-type restoration and sales organisation with offices in both the U.K. and USA. E-Type UK USA are proud to announce the impending opening of their newly refurbished purpose built E-type showrooms and workshops designed to provide their USA clients with a real test of this famous English sports car. USA +1 805.267.6795 harry@etypeukusa.com www.etypeukusa.com shipping/touring insurance coverage, commercial coverage and club liability coverage. For more information, call or visit www.hagerty.com. (MI) fine British automobiles. From sports cars to luxury sedans, our world-class restoration facility and highly skilled team are ready to assist your needs with acquiring the perfect British classic today! 760.758.6100. www.classicshowcase.com (CA) J.C. Taylor Insurance. 800.345.8290. Antique, classic, muscle or modified — J.C. Taylor Insurance has provided dependable, dynamic, affordable protection for your collector vehicle for over 50 years. Agreed Value Coverage in the continental U.S., and Alaska. Drive Through Time With Peace of Mind with J.C. Taylor Insurance. Get a FREE instant quote online at www.JCTaylor.com. English Chubb Collector Car Insurance. Reliable Carriers, Inc. 877.744.7889. As the country’s largest enclosed-auto transport company, Reliable Carriers faithfully serves all 48 contiguous United States and Canada. Whether you’ve entered a concours event, need a relocation, are attending a corporate event, or shipping the car of your dreams from one location to another, one American transportation company does it all. www.reliablecarriers.com Collection Management 1.866.CAR.9648. With Chubb, you’ll have flexibility and control with worldclass coverage and claim service. There are no mileage restrictions, “Agreed Value” is included, and you’re free to use the restoration shop of your choice for covered repairs. Special pricing is also available for large collections. For more information, call 1-866-227-9648 or visit www.chubbcollectorcar.com. Fourintune Garages Inc. 262.375.0876. www.fourintune.com. Complete ground-up restoration on British Marques — specializing in Austin-Healeys since 1976. Experience you can trust, satisfied customers nationwide. Visit our website for details on our restoration process, which includes a complete quotation on Healeys. Located in historic Cedarburg — just minutes north of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (WI) Aston Martin of New England. 781.547.5959. 85 Linden Street, Waltham, MA 02452. Proudly appointed Aston Martin Heritage Dealer for the USA. New and pre-owned Aston Martins are our specialty. Please contact us when buying, selling or restoring. www.astonmartin-lotus.com. (MA) JWF Restorations Inc. Specializing in AC restoration from street to concours, U.S. Registrar AC Owners Club (U.K.). Now selling AC parts and tires including inventory from Ron Leonard. Jim Feldman. 503.706.8250 Fax 503.646.4009. Email: jim@jwfrestoration.com (OR) Grundy Worldwide. 888.647.8639. Carficionado Collection Manage- ment GmbH. Florian Seidl of Carficionado has been discreetly consulting to car collectors worldwide since 2002. We specialize in: • Collection Building • Collection Management • Investment Guidance • Restoration Supervision • Researching your car’s pedigree • Event Organization • Insurance • Experienced in coordination with trusts, family offices and institutional investors • Exceptional global market KnowHow • Proven track record including January 2016 Grundy Worldwide offers agreed value insurance with no mileage limitations, zero deductible*, and high liability limits. Our coverages are specifically designed for collectible-car owners. From classic cars to muscle cars, Grundy Worldwide has you covered. (*Zero deductible available in most states.) 888.6GRUNDY (888.647.8639). www.grundyworldwide.com. (PA) AUTOSPORT DESIGNS, INC. 631.425.1555. All Aston Martin models welcome regardless of age, as new inevitably become old! Routine servicingcomplete mechanical restorations/rebuilds — cosmetic repair/paintwork to complete frame-off restoration. Large inventory of parts. All services as well as our current unventory of automobiles for sale can be seen at www.autosportdesigns.com. (NY) Kevin Kay Restorations. Hagerty Insurance Agency, LLC. 800.922.4050. is the leading insurance agency for collector vehicles in the world and host to the largest network of collector car owners. Hagerty offers insurance for collector cars, motorcycles and motorcycle safety equipment, tractors, automotive tools and spare parts, and even “automobilia” (any historic or collectible item linked with motor vehicles). Hagerty also offers overseas 530.241.8337. 1530 Charles Drive, Redding, CA 96003. Aston Martin parts, service, repair and restoration. From an oil change to a concours-winning restoration, we do it all. Modern upgrades for power steering, window motors, fuel systems and more. Feltham Fast performance parts in stock. We also cater to all British and European cars and motorcycles. www.kevinkayrestorations.net. (CA) Welsh Enterprises, Inc. 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Advertise in the SCM Resource Directory. Call 877.219.2605 Ext. 218 for information, e-mail: scmadvert@sportscarmarket.com. 800.875.5247. Jaguar parts for models 1949–presen. www.welshent.com (OH) Events—Concours, Car Shows For over a decade, Woodside has been recognized as the leading lender in the classic and collector car market and is exclusively endorsed by Barrett-Jackson. Apply online at woodsidecredit.com or call 888-354-3982. German Hilton Head Island Motoring Fes- tival. The South; a place where tea is sweet, people are darlin’, moss is Spanish and, come autumn, cars are plentiful. This fall, HHI Motoring Festival returns to the towns of Savannah, GA and Hilton Head Island, SC. Join us this fall - October 28–November 6, 2016 - in the land of southern hospitality. To purchase tickets or for more information visit www.HHIMotoringFestival.com. Ferrari/Maserati/Lamborghini Hamann Classic Cars. European Collectibles, Inc. The Elegance at Hershey. 717.534.1910. A celebration of vintage race cars and concours automobiles from 6/10 to 6/12/16 commencing with the Grand Ascent, featuring the Concorso Bizarro and culminating with our concours d’elegance. Our primary goal is to benefit our charities: JDRF, AACA Museum, and AACA Library & Research Center. For more information, visit www.theeleganceathershey.com, call 717-534-1910 or email don@theelganceathershey.com. Finance 949.650.4718. European Collectibles has been buying, consigning, selling and restoring classic European sports cars since 1986. We specialize in Porsche (356 and 911) 1950s to early 1970s, along with other marks including Mercedes, Aston Martin, Ferrari, MG, Austin Healey and Jaguar, with 40 vehicles in stock to choose from. European Collectibles also offers complete mechanical and cosmetic restorations to concours level along with routine service. Located in Orange County, CA, between Los Angeles and San Diego. Sales@europeancollectibles.com or visit our website www.europeancollectibles.com. (CA) dC Automotive. 800-549-2410. We J. J. BEST BANC & CO. provides financing on classic cars ranging from 1900 to today. Visit our website at www.jjbest.com or call 1.800.USA.1965 and get a loan approval in as little as five minutes! have the largest indoor Recycling Facility for Porsches in the U.S. We specialize in used rebuilt and new parts for Porsche cars. Including all models of the 911, 912, Carrera and Turbo, 944 16 valve S, 924S, 951, 944 Turbo, 914-4, 914-6 Boxster, 968, Cayenne,928, 928S, 928 S4 Vintage parts a specialty. We have an extensive inventory including used Porsche engines, transmissions, fuchs wheels, seats, brake upgrades, interior trim and suspension. No part is too small. We are a God-owned family business serving the Porsche community for over 25 years. www.dcauto.com 252-955-0110 (text) 252-977-1430 int’l 203.918.8300. with more than 30 years in the industry and worldwide clientele in dealing in European race and sports cars, specializes in classic Ferraris of the ’50s & ’60s. www.ferrari4you.com Leasing LeMay—America’s Car Museum Premier Financial Services is the nation’s leading lessor of vintage and exotic motorcars. Our Simple Lease Program is ideal for those who wish to own their vehicle at the end of the term, as well as for those who like to change cars frequently. Our Simple Interest Early Termination Program allows you the flexibility of financing with the tax advantages of leasing. Contact Premier at 877.973.7700 or info@pfsllc.com. www.premierfinancialservices.com (CT) celebrates America’s love affair with the automobile. Named the Best Museum in Western Washington, the four-level, 165,000 sq. ft. museum features 12 rotating exhibits and 300 cars, trucks and motorcycles on display. ACM includes a 3.5-acre show field, State Farm Theatre, Classics Café, banquet hall and meeting facilities and offers a majestic view above Commencement Bay. For more information, visit www.lemaymuseum.org. LeMay – America’s Car Museum 2702 E D Street, Tacoma, WA 98421 877.902.8490 (toll free) info@lemaymuseum.org www.lemaymuseum.org. (WA) Parts, Accessories & Car Care concours event overseas, Cosdel is your comprehensive, worldwide resource for all of your nationwide and international shipping needs. We are your automobile Export Import Experts. 415.777.2000 carquotes@cosdel.com. www.cosdel.com. (CA) Italian The SL Market Letter. 612.567.0234. NOT just SLs but all rare and collectible Mercedes! A key resource on Mercedes since 1982. 100s of Mercedes for sale, market news, price analysis & special reports in every issue & website. 1 & 2 yr. subscriptions open the door to one-on-one SLML help finding & selling specific models. Ask about our private sales program. www.slmarket.com (MN) Museums California Car Cover Company. Putnam Leasing. 866.90.LEASE. Mercedes-Benz Classic Center. Ferrari Financial Services. 201.510.2500. As the world’s only Ferrari-owned finance company, no one understands a Ferrari customer’s unique perspective better than the company that designed these iconic sports cars. Whether it’s a line of credit for owners interested in utilizing the equity in their collection, or a simple interest loan, we stand committed to help our clients enhance their collection — without origination or early termination fees. “FFS” offers a level of expertise that cannot be matched by other lenders. 1.866.MB.CLASSIC. The center of competence for classic Mercedes-Benz enthusiasts — for vintage car sales, meticulous restorations by manufacturer-trained technicians and the widest selection of Genuine Mercedes-Benz Classic Parts, we are the source. www.mbclassiccenter.com. (CA) Import/Export Vintage Car Law. 717.884.9010 Cosdel International Transportation. Woodside Credit. When financing your classic or collector car, Woodside Credit is all about performance. We offer THE LOWEST PAYMENTS IN AMERICA! and provide our clients with fast, friendly and professional service. 160 Since 1960 Cosdel International Transportation has been handling international shipments by air, ocean and truck. Honest service, competitive pricing and product expertise have made Cosdel the natural shipping choice for the world’s best-known collectors, dealers and auction houses. If you are moving a car, racing or rallying, or attending a Bryan W. Shook, Esquire acts for and represents leading antique and collector car dealers, brokers, restoration houses, and private individuals Internationally. He has been responsible for innumerable and prominent cases, distinguishing himself with his unparalleled knowledge of automobiles and network of contacts, experts, and clients. He is redefining automotive law. www.vintagecarlaw.com (PA) Mercedes-Benz For over 30 years, Putnam Leasing has been the leader in exotic, luxury, and collector car leasing. This honor comes from Putnam’s unique ability to match the car of your dreams with a lease designed just for you. Every Putnam Lease is written to provide maximum flexibility while conserving capital, lowering monthly payments, and maximizing tax advantages. Its Putnam’s way of letting you drive more car for less money. For leases ranging from $50,000 to more than one million dollars, with terms extending up to 84 months, contact the oldest and most experienced leasing company in the country by calling 1.866.90.LEASE. Or just visit www.putnamleasing.com. Legal More than just custom-fit car covers, California Car Cover is the home of complete car care and automotive lifestyle products. Offering the best in car accessories, garage items, detailing products, nostalgic collectibles, apparel and more! Call 1-800-423-5525 or visit Calcarcover.com for a free catalog. QuickSilver Exhaust Systems. 305.219.8882. Our customers are sophisticated enthusiasts who choose our exhaust systems for various reasons -originality, durability, weight reduction and enhanced sound. We’re the default choice for many of the most important classics. Originality is important but there’s no reason why subtle improvements cannot be introduced. QuickSilver use superior materials and modern manufacturing techniques unavailable when the cars were new. http://quicksilver-exhausts.myshopify.com. Swissvax. 305.219.8882. Since 1930, the Swiss family company creates magnificent wax formulations. The non-abrasive system consists of a pre-wax fluid and a high-content Car- Sports Car Market RESOURCE DIRECTORY

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nauba wax. Unlike ordinary polishes, Swissvax restores the valuable oils of the paint finish that become starved over time and is safe for all paint finishes. Swissvax is also worldwide OEM supplier to Rolls-Royce Motorcars, Bugatti, Lamborghini. www.swissvax. com www.swissvax.us WeatherTech® Automotive Ac- cessories. 800.441.8527. MacNeil Automotive Products Limited providing Automotive Accessories for your vehicles for over 20 years. MacNeil has defined high-quality vehicle protection with the WeatherTech® line of Automotive Accessories. Choose from allweather floor mats, extreme-duty floor liners, cargo/trunk liners, side-window deflectors, no-drill mudflaps, many different options of license-plate frames and more. We have products available for virtually every make and model. To see and buy everything, go to www.WeatherTech.com. Restoration — General and providing biweekly detailed billing, we keep you abreast of the rapid progress of your project in every way. Check out our excellent web site for details. Email doug@classicrestodenver.com. www.classicrestodenver.com. (CO) and vintage models and everything in between. www.exoticars-usa.com. (NJ) Fantasy Junction. 510.653.7555. For 35 years, Owner/Enthusiast Bruce Trenery has operated Fantasy Junction from the San Francisco Bay Area. The dealership enjoys an outstanding worldwide reputation for integrity and knowledge in the collector car field. Many of the world’s greatest sports cars have passed through the doors, with both buyers and sellers enjoying expert representation. Email Sales@FantasyJunction.com, www.FantasyJunction. com. (CA) Classic Showcase. 760.758.6100. For over 35 years, we’ve been restoring automotive history by creating driver, show/driver, show, and preservation level restorations for collectors worldwide. Our world-class facilities consist of a team of passionate and dedicated craftsman who are ready to perform either factory standards or performance/ modified upgrades. Visit our website or call us to discuss your project today. www.classicshowcase.com (CA) Farland Classic Restoration. 303.761.1245. A complete facility offering concours-level restorations, repair and fabrication services. We work on all makes, and specialize in Ferrari, Mercedes and Porsche. Highly organized and fiscally responsible, we provide biweekly detailed billing to keep you abreast of the rapid progress of your project in every way. Check out our site for details. Email: doug@farlandcars.com. www.farlandcarscom Automotive Restorations. 203.377.6745. Founded in 1978, we are well-established practitioners of the art and craft of vehicle restoration, preservation and service. Nearly 40 experienced craftspeople focused on the art and entertainment to be enjoyed with great cars describes our culture. Our staff and expertise encompasses a broad range of skills and specific vehicle experience. Proper project management and control produce the quality and attention to detail we have come to be known for in all we produce. See much more on the Web at www.automotiverestorations.com D. L. George Historic Motorcars. 610.593.7423. We stand at the crossroads between you and historic European motorcars of the pre-war and early post-war era. We provide full-service restoration, maintenance, and support of the finest cars driven extensively by the most refined collectors. Find us at concours from Amelia Island to Pebble Beach, venues from Lime Rock to Goodwood, and events including the Mille Miglia, Peking to Paris, and The Colorado Grand. www.DLGEORGE.com (PA) Hahn - Vorbach & Associates Dresser Leathers. 201.889.7168. Brighton Motorsports. 480.483.4682. Authorized Morgan 3-Wheeler Dealer and repair, and expert service facility for your collector car. Privately owned, we are located in the heart of the Arizona Auction Arena in Scottsdale. We offer a unique collection of European and American special interest cars and motorcycles and host the Brighton Classic Car Rally each November. BrightonMotorsports.com, 480-483-4682 or info@brightonmotorsports.com. Your source for vintage leather reproductions. Specializing in accurate reproduction of leather mirror/tire straps, luggage tie-downs and handles as well as custom leather accessories for the collector car investor. Service includes full buckle inspection, hand and machine polishing, dimensions measured to 1/32nd inch of original using the best harness leather from tanneries located in the USA. www.DRESSERLEATHERS.com LLC. 724.452.4329. Specializes in the investment-grade restoration and preservation of European and American collectible antique and classic cars, muscle cars, sports cars, hot rods and vintage race cars. Our services include full and partial restorations, bespoke builds, repairs, show prep, sales and procurement assistance, as well as a full array of do-it-yourself assistance services. Recognized experts in the restoration of Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwings and Roadsters. Concours-level, national award-winning quality. Find examples of our craftsmanship and the wide range of past projects on our website. We would be happy to discuss your project. www.hahnvorbach.com The Creative Workshop. 954.920.3303. If your current, or growing collection needs a team behind it. If your new auction acquisition needs sorting. Our clients ship us their cars from around the world for good reason: Our experience, attention to detail and results are rivaled by none. We give our clients the confidence to expand their collection into any marque or era. We’ve got their backs. We would like to get yours. Email: info@TheCreativeWorkshop.com, www.TheCreativeWorkshop.com, com, call 1-855-SUIXTIL (784-9845), or email sales@suixtil-usa.com. The Guild of Automotive Restor- ers. 905.775.0499. No matter whether your car is bound to the concours or for the road, we are the sensible choice. We are expert in our craft and we combine this with unimpeachable integrity doing something that we enjoy as much as our clients enjoy the fruits of our labors. Share our passion for your passion. Give us a call, we look forward to hearing from you. David Grainger and Janice Stone Proprietors. www.guildclassiccars.com (CAN) Vintage Motor Group F. Roxas Inc. 708.598.1000. Brid- geview, IL. The Only Thing Better Than New is a Fran Roxas Restoration. Recent restorations include Duesenberg, Packard 12, 8-liter Bentley, Cadillac V16, Delahaye, Stutz DV32, Ferrari, 1950s & 60s Concept Cars. We take pride in enhancing our clients’ investments by bringing these truly one-ofa-kind cars back to life, maybe an even better life. The quality of our work has been nationally recognized since 1970 with consistent 1st place winners at concours around the world. (IL) Park Place LTD. 425.562.1000. Founded in 1987 in Bellevue, WA, our dealership is locally owned and independently operated. Our restoration department works full-time to restore vehicles of every year, make and model to provide an award-winning finish. We consign, buy and sell all types of vehicles. We also have an in-house service center and high-end Auto Salon. www.ParkPlaceLtd.com Exoticars USA. 908.996.4889, Wil Classic Restoration. 303.761.1245, Classic Restoration by Country Club Auto, located in Colorado, is a large facility that offers world-class restoration, repair and fabrication services. Highly organized, fiscally responsible January 2016 de Groot’s Exoticars USA has serviced and restored Ferrari, Maserati and Lamborghini in the NJ, PA, NY region since 1979. We’re passionate about keeping your car fast, reliable, beautiful and authentic. Our mechanical, paint/ body, electronic, machining and fabricating work is unsurpassed and awardwinning. We have specialized equipment and knowledge to service newer Volante Classics. 978.447.1669. At Suixtil USA. 855.784.9845. Suixtil- USA is the premier retailer for fine menswear inspired by auto racing heritage. The Suixtil racing uniforms have been worn by many Formula One racing heroes including Juan Manuel Fangio. Built for Speed, Styled for Passion, Made for Gentlemen. For more information, shop online at www.suixtil-usa. Volante Classics we rebuild notable European classic cars. What sets us apart is our master craftsman, Roberto Donati, who learned to reshape contours, reconstruct panels, and recreate beauty while he was a young man in Italy. Under his father’s and grandfather’s mindful tutelage, Roberto dedicated his life to coachwork. More than the craft itself, Roberto saw and felt the passion with which his father toiled. He came to America to perfect his art, working at one of the most prestigious firms for more than a decade. Only those who live and feel that same passion, and possess the highest degree of skill, can reach his level of excellence. Only they can restore the essence of a classic machine. www.volanteclassics.com © 161

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Carl Bomstead eWatch Signs of the Times The rising values of vintage automotive advertising signage is a trend confirmed at the Kyle Moore Collection sale Thought Carl’s Over the years we have provided numerous examples of the escalating values of quality automotive advertising signage. That was again illustrated in spades at the recent Kyle Moore Collection auction presented by Morphy Auctions. Moore, a cable TV entrepreneur in Oklahoma, spent 40 years amassing an incredible collection of 900 gas globes, 150 rare gas pumps and over 2,000 of the rarest automotive and gasolinerelated signs. They were not only rare but of exceptional quality. Moore passed away a few years ago but he had previously sold the collection for a rumored $15,000,000– $20,000,000, with the collection remaining in place on his property. The new owner’s financial position shifted and the collection is now being offered in four installments, the first of which took place on October 5. The first auction realized close to $4,000,000, and here are six pieces, which nearly totaled $400k, that caught my eye. All prices realized include 22% buyer’s premium. CARBURETORS SERVICE STATION TIN FLANGE SIGN. Estimate: $4,000–$6,000. SOLD AT: $39,650. The colors were bright on this unusual Stromberg Carburetors sign. It had expected minor wear on one side that was a bit more prominent on the reverse. It measured 20 inches by 28 inches and flew past the high estimate as two determined bidders had to have it for their car barns. LOT 168—PENNSYLVALOT 247—POLLY GAS SIX-FOOT NEON PORCELAIN SIGN. Estimate $70,000– $100,000. SOLD AT: $91,500. Polly Gas was the brand name for the Wilshire Oil Company of Los Angeles, and anything with the Polly logo is very desirable. This large six-foot sign is at the top of the heap, and the fact that it was missing the neon was not an issue. Pre-auction speculation was that this could be the first sign to sell for six figures at public auction, but it fell a few thousand short. A spectacular sign with the colorful neon. LOT 245—MOHAWK LOT 387—STROMBERG GASOLINE DOUBLE-SIDED 28-INCH PORCELAIN SIGN. Estimate: $30,000–$50,000. SOLD AT: $53,680. This extremely rare sign is known as the “drop-feather” Mohawk, as most versions have the Indian’s feather pointing up. Mohawk was an independent refiner located in California that was acquired by the Associated Oil Company after the war. The brand is very collectible due to the Indian logo, and rarity and condition drove the bidding on this one. NIA VACCUM CUP TIRES DIE-CUT TIN FLANGE SIGN. Estimate: $15,000– $25,000. SOLD AT: $50,250. This gorgeous tin sign is double sided but unfortunately one side is rather trashed, with the paint missing on the lady’s head along with some rust. The colors on the good side were bright and vibrant, so the sign could be displayed flat against a wall for full impact. Obviously expensive, but as we say, go find another. PETROLEUM PRODUCTS DOUBLE-SIDED PORCELAIN SIGN. Estimate: $35,000–$50,000. SOLD AT: $73,200. This was an excellent example of a seldom-seen 39-inch-by-35-inch porcelain double-sided sign. The graphics are spectacular with the seaplane logo. The condition was there and it checked all the boxes, thus the adult-money final price. LOT 246—PACKARD LOT 502—HARBOR SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION Sports Car Market (ISSN #1527859X) is published monthly by Automotive Investor Media Group, 401 NE 19th Street, Suite 100, Portland, OR 97232. Periodicals postage paid at Portland, OR, and at additional mailing offices. Subscription rates are $75 for 12 monthly issues in the U.S., $105 Canada/Mexico, Europe $135, Asia/Africa/Middle East $135. Subscriptions are payable in advance in U.S. currency. Make checks to: Sports Car Market. Visa/MC accepted. For instant subscription, call 877.219.2605, 503.261.0555; fax 503.253.2234; www.sportscarmarket.com. 162 DIE-CUT “A SAFE PLACE TO BUY USED CARS” PORCELAIN SIGN. Estimate: $50,000–$80,000. SOLD AT: $48,800. To say that this sign is rare would be an understatement of monumental proportions, as this is the only example known. It was in exceptional condition, with just some minor dings around the outer edge. The shape of the Packard grille dates the sign to the mid-1930s. One of the few signs to sell below the low estimate, and as such we’ll call it well bought. ♦ POSTMASTER Send address changes to: Sports Car Market PO Box 4797, Portland, OR 97208 CPC IPM Sales Agreement No. 1296205 Sports Car Market