Blogs

Keith’s Blog: Any Excuse for a Road Trip

“Portland has the worst air quality of any city in the world.” That was an Internet headline on Sunday, Sep. 13. Of course, COVID-19 has kept me and Bradley from socializing much since March. Now, the smoke from the wildfires raging on the West Coast forced us to stay indoors. […]

Keith’s Blog: The E-Type’s First Show

Gatherings of British Cars over the Labor Day weekend is a tradition throughout much of the U.S. This year, a “British Invasion Show and Shine” was held at Alderbrook Park in Brush Prairie, Washington. A 30-mile drive, predominantly on back roads, it would be a perfect opportunity to use our […]

Keith’s Blog: Cars and Coffee Meets Instagram

I was recently on a Zoom call with the organizers of a concours in the Midwest. As is the case with all concours, we were kicking around ideas concerning how to create more engagement with a younger demographic. Increasing revenue was also discussed. Like many high-end shows, this concours hosts […]

Keith’s Blog: It’s a Buyer’s Paradise

There is an unexpected silver lining in what the COVID-19 virus has done to the collector car world. As nearly all transactions have moved online, buyers now demand an unprecedented amount of information about cars they are interested in. The days of wandering into an auction, looking over a car, […]

29. Cici Muldoon

 Cici Muldoon studied physics and finance at Princeton University and holds a phD in Experimental atomic and laser physics from Oxford University. She is a full member of the International Chief Judge Advisory Group known as ICJAG, for whom she acts as PR director, and is a steering committee […]

Keith’s Blog: We Were Lucky to be at Pebble

We each have our own words to describe the magic of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Magnificent. Astounding. Crowded. Expensive coffee. Too many people. A once-in-a-lifetime gathering of important cars and people. Can’t get a picture with all the people in the way. Where did I leave my car parked? […]

SCM Live – August 20th

Who: Host Keith Martin with Bill Noon What: Symbolic Motors — SCM Live! Where: Wherever you are — it’s online via Zoom When: Thursday, August 20 at noon PST. What’s happening in the market today? What’s being sold, and for how much? We tackle those questions and more each week […]