Ford vs. Ferrari Comes to the Philadelphia Concours

On April 24-25, the fourth annual Philadelphia Concours d’Elegance, the premier concours event in the City of Brotherly Love, will celebrate the greatest rivalry in car racing history that inspired the 2019 film “Ford v Ferrari” and Ford’s first victory over Ferrari at the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans race in France.

Vintage Fords and Ferraris of the ’60s, representing that famous rivalry, are expected to participate.

On Saturday, April 25, nonprofit Cool Cars for Kids, Inc. (CCfK) and Read More

Keith’s Blog: Should I Sell the SS?

The 1961 Alfa Sprint Speciale is finally coming back to life. Nasko has built an all-new gearbox for it, using the original small-bushing tailpiece but with updated synchros inside. It’s been road-tested and is ready to go.

The gray and red leather upholstery and gray carpets that Matt Jones had made in Bologna is being shipped to Guy’s Interior Restorations as we speak. He figures a couple of weeks to get in installed.

My asking price of $120,000 seems to Read More

Keith’s Blog: Scottsdale — It’s the People, Not the Cars

I’m just back from five days in the Sonoran desert.

My time there was a whirlwind of visiting auctions, receptions, participating in seminars and reconnecting with friends old and new.

This week reinforced my belief that the primary secret sauce of land auctions is the social opportunities they provide. They are a car-collector magnet, bringing people with common interests from all walks of life and from locations around the world.

An online auction offers other advantages, but it can never Read More

Keith’s Blog: Heading South

I’m looking forward to seeing you in Scottsdale.

Last year, I missed the desert action for the first time in three decades.

But not this year.

I’ll see you first at the SCM Insider’s Seminar on Thursday morning, at 9:30 am in the Gooding & Company Auction Tent. “Priced to Sell, Determining Value in an Uncertain Market” is the topic. Donald Osborne, Steve Serio, Carl Bomstead and I will be there to share our thoughts and answer your questions.

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