05: Philip Richter

Philip Richter is president and co-founder of Hollow Brook Wealth Management, LLC.  Hollow Brook is a leading SEC-registered independent wealth management firm that manages and advises capital on behalf of families, foundations, endowments, pension plans, and individuals. He serves as a trustee of the Pray Family Foundation, serves as treasurer of the United States Equestrian Team Foundation,  and serves on the Board of Directors of the Hampton Classic Horse Read More

Keith’s Blog: Order Your SCM 2019 Year in Review Today!

The team at SCM has created a perfect way for you to look back over 2019. The first-ever SCM Year in Review is hardbound and suitable for your coffee table.

It is 100 pages of never-published images and new articles about the year and the market from SCM regulars Donald Osborne, Simon Kidston, Philip Richter, Diane Brandon, Miles Collier, Thor Thorson, Prescott Kelly, Jeff Zurschmeide, Nick Jaynes, Pierre Hedary and yours truly.

This is an extremely limited edition. I will Read More

The Next Gen Wave

We are in the middle of a sea change in the collector-car world. In my three decades of publishing Sports Car Market, I have never seen anything like it.

Much has been written about the changing of the collector-car guard, with Millennials and Gen Xers rapidly joining Baby Boomers as front-line buyers and sellers.

It’s happening right before our eyes. Take a look at major auction company catalogs.

Up until five years ago, their catalogs pretty much ignored cars built Read More

When Will It Be Time to Sell?

There’s been a lot of talk recently about Baby-Boomer collectors “thinning their collections” and “right-sizing them.”

Whether you have six cars, 60 or 600 — the dilemma is the same. Over the decades you’ve been collecting, as you’ve found the specific model you’ve been looking for, you acquire it — often paying above market — and tuck it away.

However, now, as you look over your garage, you realize that you can’t possibly drive them all. Further, the longer they Read More

Judging Steam Cars and Improbable Coachwork

The French just do things differently. This is my third year as a judge at the Richard Mille Chantilly Arts & Elegance Concours d’Elegance, and it is a delight to be back.

By now I have my routine. Fly overnight from Portland on Wednesday, and arrive at Charles De Gaulle Airport early on Thursday. Check into my hotel Thursday around noon, and catch the train into Paris. Wander around — like the wide-eyed tourist I am — during the Read More

$6.6m 1937 Delahaye Competition Court Torpedo Roadster Tops RM’s Record Amelia Island Sale

RM Auctions, the official auction house of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, continued its record-setting 2014 auction calendar this weekend. According to RM, this was the company’s best-ever Amelia Island sale, with a preliminary reported total of $35,947,500 and 97% of all lots sold. This represents a 34% increase over 2013 sale results. Bidders hailed from 18 countries around the world with 20% representing new clientele.

The well-established sale lifted the gavel on 91 exceptional vehicles Read More