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$38.5 MILLION, 744 CARS SOLD AT BARRETT-JACKSON S t Keith Martin's r MARKET s Car , The Insider's Guide to Collecting Classic, Antique, Sports & Muscle Cars $156,500 Porsche 906 Bargain of the year? Hemi 'Cudas on a Million-Dollar Bubble 207 Cars Viewed, Rated and Priced by Our Experts Buying Collector Cars at US Treasury Auctions Why You Should Own a Pantera 0 MAY 2004 $6.95US $9.95CAN 1  11 1486 1 0 0 5> 6 1

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Tirt ,ir -  4'1 MOTOR CAR COMPANY • 1966 AC Cobra 427 S/N: CSX 3221 • 1937 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B 2.9 litre Mille Miglia style. S/N: 412021 • 1966 Austin Healey 3000 MK III Complete documented concours style restoration • 1983 Arrows A6 F-1 Complete documented restoration. SIN: 04 • 1998 BMW V12 LMP Huge spares package incl. extra engine. SIN: 98-00012 • 1954 Ferrari 250 Europa Perfect original example. S/N: 0349 • 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 Very Nice Example. • 1979 Ferrari 512 BBLM Ready to race at monterey this summer. S/N: 29509 • 1965 Ford Cobra Competition 1 of 22 real comp. Cobras. S/N: CSX 3026 • 1965 Ford GT40 MK1I Finished third overall at Le Mans. S/N: P-1016 • 2001 G-Force F-3000 BOSS Champion car. • 1993 Jaguar XJ220 Very low miles. Like new • 1946 Maserati 4CL-1500 Complete documented restoration. S/N: 1581 • 1955 Mercedes 300SL Gullwing Beautiful example of an older restoration • 1958 Mercedes 300SL Roadster Concours style restoration • 1992 Nissan 300ZX GTP Huge spares package incl. engines • 1985 Porsche 962 Factory "Rothmans" Factory Rothmans team car S/N: 962.002 • 1987 Porsche 959 Very nice example. Like new The Grand Prix des Frontieres; Chimay, July 25, 1947. Pnnce Bira of Siam is pictured here driving a similar Maseiati 4CL to victory. Photo courtesy of: The Klemantaski Collection (203) 968-2970 www.symtlohemotors.com 7440 La Jolla Boulevard • La Jolla, CA 92037 • (858) 454-1800 • Fax (858) 454-1890

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at the PETERSEN AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM q-J.) AUCTIONJUNE 25-27, 2004 Continuing on the three successful auctions at the Petersen Automotive Museum, Barrett-Jackson will be conducting its Fourth Annual Los Angeles Auction. Limited to only 200 select examples of Classic, European Sports, Muscle and Special Interest cars. Petersen Auotomotive Museum 10th Anniversary Gala - June 24th CONSIGN NOW TOP SALES from 2003 AUCTION I '4411111. 1923 MERCEDES 28/95 TARGA FLORIO: SOLD FOR 5756,000 1963 FERRARI 400 SUPERAMERICA: SOLD FOR S432,000 1971 FERRARI 365 GT8/4 DAYTONA:  SOLD FOR 5145,800 1962 PORSCHE 256D CABRIOLET: SOLD FOR S108,1100 "Barren-Jackson shom..s. how it's clone at the Petersen. Third thne's the charm with S4.2 million in sales. - 1965 SHELBY COBRA 4000 SERIES: SOLD FOR 582,500 1964 CHEVROLET IMPALA 00 459 CONY: SOLD FOR S79,920 1938 LINCOLN ZEPHYR CONVERTIBLE COUPE SOLD FOR 574,520 Sports Car Market Magazine CONSIGNMENTS NOW BEING ACCEPTED • REGISTER TO BID • 480.421.6694 tel: 480.421.6694 fax: 480.421.6697 3020 North Scottsdale Road - Scottsdale, Arizona 85251 barrett-jackson.com AUCTION CONSIGNEE STEVE DAVIS VALLEY OAK AUTO CALIFORNIA DEALERS LICENSE # 19395 il 1964 Porsche 356C Carrera 2 Coupe Factory Power Sunroof Nardi Steering Wheel NO RESERVE

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INTRODUCING A CAR THAT NEEDS NO INTRODUCTION. ONCE YOU TURN THE KEY, THERE'S NO TURNING BACK. Hang on Power this pure and unadulterated  doesn't come around very often It all starts with  the all-aluminum 5.7 liter Gen III LS1 V8. 350 hp.  Massive torque. Instant acceleration. And since  the LS1 is normally aspirated,  ou don't wait for the sower  to come on. It's here. Now. A seamless liquid rush You don't think about accelerating. You just go. Choose the available Tremec close-ratio 6-speed gearbox and ou can be doin a wicked 0-60 in 5,3

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Ic:01■1 -11- 1".  Fuel for the Soul THE INSIDE STORY. The GTO was designed for driving. And so was its interior. That's why the gearshift falls so readily to hand. The color-keyed gauges are large and easy to read. The leather seats are plush but supportive. In fact, all the surfaces the driver touches are covered in leather: the steering wheel, the handbrake, and the shift knob. Yet the driver's feet touch something entirely different — true racer-style drilled - 1r-4:no real racecar, the GTO is completely oriented around the driver — eight-way power-adjustable seats with large rally-style seat bolsters and a steering wheel that tilts and telescopes to help any driver find that "just right" driving position. And let's not forget the Blaupunkt 200watt surround-sound entertainment system,

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14::)1■1 -rIl/3.  Fuel for the Soul THE CASE FOR REAR-WHEEL DRIVE. Look out. Pair the available 6-speed transmission with rear-wheel drive and you have a performance machine with some serious credentials. The M-12 Tremec closeratio 6-speed transmission is on the GTO for the same reasons it's found on some of the world's fastest sports cars. It's a tough, race-proven unit known for short, crisp throws and perfectly spaced gear sets. Add a true dual exhaust and you get a car that sounds as good as it drives. In fact, we computer-modeled more than 50 potential exhaust systems to come up with not only the best performance, but the kind of sound that a car like this deserves. Turn the key. Squeeze the throttle. Wind the engine through the gears. You'll know wh the call it a le end.

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RAF Museum, Hendon A Sale of Collectors' Motor Cars, Automobilia, Cycles, Toys & Models to include the A. J. Lees Collection of Competition Ferrari Chassis' and Related Parts Monday 26 April 2004 Entries are now invited To include: 1 The ex-works, Castellotti/Maglioli/ Gendebien Coppa d'Oro delle Dolomiti Categoria Sport-winning 1955 Ferrari Mondial Spider fitted with 750 Monza 3-litre engine chassis serial '0560MD' - assembled rolling chassis with engine and transaxle accompanied by restorable original body panelling and many subsidiary parts. 2 The ex-Franco Cortese 1955 Ferrari 500 Testa Rossa Spider - chassis serial '0640MD/TR' engine no. 0207- unassemble chassis accompanied by 2-litre 4-cylinder engine and gearbox and many subsidiary parts. For further information and t enter a vehicle for sale please call Tim Schofield, Marcus Ross, Richard Gauntlett or James Knight 20 7313 3176 r Stewart Skilbeck 01757 638 894 tel/fax ars@bonhams.com For all automobilia enquiries lease call Toby Wilson 20 7313 3147 automobilia@bonhams.com Catalogues will be available priced £20 inc. p&p (UK) Call catalogue sales on 01666 502 200 Catalogue subscriptions are available at a discounted rate. 3111 UK 10 Salem Road Bayswater London W2 4DL +44(0)20 7313 2700 +44(0)20 7313 2703 fax Europe 7 Avenue Pictet de Rochemont 1207 Geneva Switzerland +41 (0)22 300 3160 +41 (0) 22 300 3035 fax USA 220 San Bruno Avenue San Francisco California 94103 +1 (415) 391 4000 +1 (415) 391 4040 fax Australia 7 Anderson Street Sydney Australia 2028 +61 (02) 9327 7311 +61 (02) 9327 2917 fax

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CLAS,_ a  HUBLOT "'°°°'° www.barre it —jackson.com Vol. 16, #5 S432,000 Zephyr and 743 otheRcolrectibles hammered sold at B-J '04. Report begins on p. 75. Barreit-Jackson/Hagerly 207 COLLECTOR CARS RATED BY OUR EXPERTS 75  Barrett-Jackson, Scottsdale, AZ - SCM Staff A perfect storm of bidders, cars, and Speed TV. 60  RM Auctions, Phoenix, AZ - Dave Brownell and John Apen $10.3m, not bad for an afternoon's work. 99  Kruse International, Scottsdale, AZ - Dave Kinney New location, new date, $5m in sales. 71 Torino GT. At $25,650 a real muscle car with all the bells and whistles. PROFILES 40  44  Sit where Nicolas Cage sat for just S533,500. Cover photograph: Bonhams 14 46  48  50  54  56  1986 Ferrari Testarossa spyder - Steve Ahlgrim Chop-top TR, fun and not too expensive. 1958 Morgan Plus 4 drophead - Dave Brownell Perfectly English, perfectly primitive and perfectly fun. 1992 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce - Donald Osborne You paid how much for what? 1938 Bugatti T57C Atalante coupe - Raymond Milo How scary are the words, "The factory records are mistaken?" 1963 Porsche 356 BT6 Carrera 2 - Mark Leonard May look like $30k, but worth $250k. 1967 Plymouth Hemi Satellite convertible - Marit Peterson Styled like tissue box on wheels, at $135k priced like a small house. 1966 Porsche 906 - Thor Thorson A shrewd buyer snaps up a half-price special. Sports Car Market

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p  MM. IMMO If Bonhams II Les Grande A Sale of Important-MelimeArk Id A LO rnObilf 15 May 2004 Final call for entries , 411064, 41 010 11115 , .: N •  - For further information on the most glamorous sale in the European calendar, held in a magical setting during the Grand Prix Historique, please call Simon Kidston, Benoit Gilles or Matthieu Lamoure in Geneva on +41 (22) 300 3160 or email simon.kidston@bonhams.com, benoit.gilles@bonhams.com , matthieu.lamoure@bonhams.com Preferential car transport terms for US consignors are available. Entered for Sale: 1966 Ferrari 275GTB/C Ben/natty 1998 Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR Works Car 1966 AC Cobra MKIII 1963 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso 1955 Lancia Aurelia B245 Spyder America 7 Avenue Pictet-de-Rochemont  1207 Geneva  Switzerland Europe   +41 (0) 22 300 3160 +41 (0) 22 300 3035 fax UK  Bayswater 10 Salem Road London W2 4DL   +44(0)20 7313 2700 +44(0)20 7313 2703 fax 220 San Bruno Avenue  San Francisco  USA  California 94103  +1 (415) 391 4000 +1 (415) 391 4040 fax Australia 7 Anderson Street Sydney Australia 2028 +61 (02) 9327 7311 +61 (02) 9327 2917 fax

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-  10011*.j. .11e ;c--:- 1 ar COLUMNS 18 Shifting Gears Keith Martin 20 The Inside Line / Crossing The Block Cindy Banzer 28 Affordable Classic: '56-'58 Studebaker Golden Hawk Marit Anne Peterson 30 Legal Files: Raising the Price After the Deal Is Done John Draneas 32 Collecting Thoughts: Ford V8 + Italian Lines = Pantera Mike Lamm 42 Sheehan Speaks: Why Hemis Are Trumping Daytonas Michael Sheehan 52 Porsche Gesprach: 356s—Some Good, and Some Not So Jim Schrager 108 Motobilia: Now Grease Gun Racks Are Hot Carl Bomstead 1 09 Bike Buys: Hesketh V1000 Paul Duchene 120 eWatch: Whiz Fly Spray Goes for $161 Carl Bomstead eWatch: Fakey-doo oil sign FEATURES & DEPARTMENTS 22 Auction Calendar 24 You Write, We Read 36 SCM Picks: Treasury Auctions 38 SCM at Barrett-Jackson 49 Mystery Photo 105 Fresh Meat - 2004 Cadillac XLR, 2004 Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG 2003 BMW M5 106 109 110 112 1 12 113 Price Guide - English Glovebox Notes -2004 Volkswagen Phaeton V8, 2004 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 Cabriolet Neat Stuff 20 Year Picture - 1970 Hemis: Dodge Challenger 12./T, Plymouth 'Cuda, Plymouth Road Runner Mystery Photo Answers Comments With Your Renewals CLASSIFIEDS 26 Display Advertisers Index 114 Showcase Gallery 11 7 Resource Directory How about my Daytona and 575k for your Hemi 'Cuda Possible uses include advertising, or attracting attention away from the fact you not only use your cell phone when you drive, but you read the paper as well. Believe me, when you're driving this no one will notice. Dave Kinney's review of Kruse Scottsdale begins on p. 74. The best first-time exotic. 16  Sports Car Market

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Bonham17 BUTTERFIELDS AUCTIONEERS & APPRAISERS Brookline An Important Sale of Collectors' Motor Cars, Motorcycles and Automobilia May 1, 2004 Larz Anderson Auto Museum Brookline MA, USA Final Call for Consignments To consign your motor car, motorcycle or automobilia for this sale, please contact one of the following specialists or consultants: Mark Osborne (415) 391 4000 mark.osborne@bonhams.com Andrew Reilly (415) 503 3285 andrew.reilly@bonhams.com Malcolm Barber (415) 503 3203 malcolm.barber@bonhams.com David Patridge (603) 279 8555 david.patridge@bonhams.com Jonathan Stein (610) 779 9710 jonathan.stein@bonhams.com Tom Black (503) 239 0227 tom.black@bonhams.com Michael Fisher (305) 705 0531 michael.fisher@bonhams.com Toby Wilson 011 44 20 7313 3147 toby.wilson@bonhams.com (automobilia) Mike FitzSimons (203) 622 6093, bonhams@fiteng.com (motorcycles) Evan Ide (617) 522 6547 ide@mot.org, Curator, Larz Anderson Auto Museum 1 1950 Maserati A6GCS Series 1 Spider Corsa Sports Racing Two-Seater, Chassis No. 2012 This well known dual-purpose sports-racing/Formula racing Maserati has been carefully maintained by Phil Reilly and Companies' Corte Madera-based operation and is ready for road/rally/sports-racing use or, when stripped of fenders and lights, as a Formula racing 'Grand Prix' car at vintage events. 2 1913 Mercer Model 35 Roadster "Runabout," Serial No. 35-K 1186, Engine No. 35-K 954 Widely believed to be the only surviving "Raceabout" Roadster, this highly original motor car presents a rare opportunity to own one of the great American "Brass Era" cars. Winner in 1957 of the prestigious Gallon Mercer Award. USA Bonhams & Butterfields 220 San Bruno Avenue San Francisco, California 94103 +1 (415) 391 4000 +1(415) 391 4040 fax UK Bonhams Montpelier Street London SW7 1HH +44 (0)207393 3900 +44 (0) 20 7393 3905 fax Europe Bonhams 7, Av. Pictet de Rochemont 1207 Geneva, Switzerland +41 22 300 3160 +41 22 300 3035 fax 2004, Bonhams & Butterfields. All rights reserved. MA Auctioneers License Nos. 2595, 2656

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Shifting Gears / Keith Martin Reality TV, Barrett-Jackson Style I like auctions as much as the next guy. In fact, I probably like them a little more than that—a good thing given my day job. But even for me, an hour or so at a time is about all I can take of the cacophonous babble emanating from most auction podiums. But I put in 15 hours in the Barrett-Jackson tent this year, as part of the live broadcast of its Scottsdale auction on the Speed Channel. Along with host Bob Varsha, and co-hosts and commentators Brock Yates, Alain DeCadenet, Rick DeBruhl and Mike Joy, we did our best to predict, examine and analyze the action for the television viewers at home. And the number of viewers was huge. According to Nielsen ratings over the three it's easier to buy a $50 million G5 executive jet than it is to get a car accepted to Pebble Beach, or to achieve a class or best-ofshow win there. Building your business and selling it for $100 million might get you a story in the local business news, but buying a 1965 GTO convertible for $75,600 during prime time at B-J tells several million car enthusiasts that you're a player. BUY THIS ONE FOR THE FOLKS AT HOME Bob Varsha, Editor Martin and Brock Yates, looking down on the B-J action from the Speed Channel booth. days of the broadcast, more than 6.2 million adults watched the show, with an average of 587,000 households tuned in at any given time. This led to a Saturday rating of 1.12, an 18-percent increase from 2003 and the highest Nielsen rating for any Speed Channel show all year, similar to the numbers that NASCAR qualifying sessions pull. These large figures played a key part in the surge in both interest and prices we saw at this year's event. Craig Jackson and his team of Steve Davis and Tim McGrane did all the preparatory heavy lifting, consigning 762 cars (most at no reserve) and using their efficient marketing machine to register more than 3,000 bidders, each with a pre-approved line of credit. Last year, a similar combination led to sales of $28.5 million—an impressive result, but far below 1990's B-J record of $37 million. However, when the last exhaust fumes had cleared the tent this year, the record had been surpassed: 744 cars hammered down for a total of $38.5 million. As impressive as these overall results are, from our eye-in-the-sky perspective in the broadcast booth, even more remarkable was the near non-stop excitement. When the bright TV lights came on, the already active block simply exploded, with prices reaching stratospheric levels. HI MOM, I'M ON TV We pundits have been musing about the B-J prices, not so much for the exceptional cars like the $432,000 Zephyr or the $216,000 Hemi 'Cuda coupe, but for the lesser ones. It was the attractive but not exceptional cars, like the 1953 Corvette that brought $210,600 and the 1969 Camaro Z/28 coupe at $120,960, that caused our internal price guides to overheat and start smoking. According to Barrett-Jackson, more than 40 percent of the bidders were first-timers. One assumes these are successful guys (nearly all were men), and that if they went to the trouble to get a $200,000 or $300,000 line of credit approved by their bank, they came armed for bear, ready to take something home. I would further hypothesize that they were drawn to Barrett-Jackson by the opportunity to flaunt their success to millions of onlookers by buying a collector car on live TV. SCM has editorialized in the past that 18  registered bidders into a room, the auction company is ecstatic. So with 3,000 bidders chasing less than 800 cars, the end result is spirited activity on nearly every car. On the popular models offered during televised prime time, there were often four or five bidders chasing the price higher and higher until the hammer fell. Then there's the most important part of the mix, the 3,000 registered bidders. It's a huge number—three times the total number of bidders for all the Monterey auctions combined. At most European sales, if they get 100 For an auction neophyte, it's reassuring to look across the auction block and see another guy just like him, a real guy, not a chandelier at the back of the room, bidding directly against him. These bidders all had Atype personalities, and at some point the egos and desire to "win the car" kick in. That's when we get to watch the shootout at the Barrett-Jackson corral, certainly better television than reruns of Gunsmoke. The effect on prices is obvious: They jump from the expected to the stratospheric. BUT WILL YOU LOVE ME TOMORROW The question I've been asked most often since then is, "Are these prices sustainable?" The definitive answer is, to paraphrase our Legal Analyst John Draneas, "Yes and no, and it depends." Without doubt, if you had hauled the B-J inventory off to another auction on another weekend, without the 3,000 bidders and the TV lights, the results would have been a price-shattering bloodbath. At a laid-back regional auction, a 1970 Barracuda Hemi "clone" that had only two semi-interested bidders chasing it wouldn't have much of a chance of getting to the $121,500 it made at B-J. But the buyers at B-J were less concerned about "buying right" than they were in getting the car that they wanted, right then, on TV, to take home to their friends. That bodes well for the collector car industry. As much as SCM preaches research, using price guides and the like, at the same time we encourage enthusiasts to simply buy what they want and can afford. After all, cars are investments in pleasure more than they are financial instruments. So long as the new owners feel they are getting a good return for their newfound televised notoriety, so long as they enjoy their cars when they get them home, and so long as they get the high-fives they expect from their friends, we would go so far as to say about the BarrettJackson results, "Well bought, with no harm done."• Sports Cor Market

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CaPOM &Mu 300 CARS_ Hot Rods, Customs, 50's, Muscle Friday & Saturday April2-3,21104 Del Mar MORNS At the 4TH Del Mar Fairgrounds in Del Mar, California 0; All Collector Cars Welcome • Enter a Car Today! COLLECTOR CAR AUCTIONEERS 815 -568-8888 www.mecumauction.com Mecum Collector Car Auctioneers • 950 Greenlee • Marengo, IL 60152 MECUM KNOWS Corvettes • Hot Rods • Muscle Cars • 50's • 60's • 7(:)1 • Antiques • Classics • Sports and Vintage Race Cars I.= MECUM

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The Inside Line / Cindy Banzer Events Please send upcoming news, event or auction information to insideline@sportscarmarket.com. scm Happenings v Sign up today for the 2nd SCM Car Collector's Tour to England, including the Goodwood Revival historic races. Sponsored by SCM and Steve Austin's Great Vacations, Goodwood Tour and led by Austin, Keith Martin and Cindy Banzer, it includes factory tours, Bonham's Goodwood auction, personal paddock tour led by Alain de Cadenet, museums and narrated English countryside excursions. Held Aug. 30Sept 9, 2004, limited space still available. See page 111. 800.452.8434; 503.266.4079; e-mail: steveaustin@canby.com (UK) Motorbooks International and SCM will be releasing Keith Martin on Collecting Ferrari this May. The second in a series that began with Keith Martin on Collecting Porsche, it features the best of SCM on the cars from Maranello. Showcased contributors are Mike Sheehan, John Apen and Steve Ahlgrim. Former Formula One champion Phil Hill has written the foreword. Copies ordered through SCMwill include a CD with over 200 photos of Ferraris. Watch this space for early-ordering information. 20 ✓ The Historic Endurance Rallying Events Organisation (HERO) events calendar includes: The Great Tour of China on April 28May 27, 2004, a four-wheel-drive adventure from Beijing to Shenzhen via Mount Everest Base Camp; the Scottish Malts Reliability Trial & Classic Car Tour on Sept. 12-17, 2004, from Edinburgh Castle through Scotland, finishing at Gleneagles; and LE JOG, the Lands End to John O'Groats Reliability Trial and Touring Trail on Dec. 4-9, 2004. e-mail: info@hero.org.uk; www.hero.org.uk (UK) 6/ San Diego County's historic Gold Rush town of Julian will host the First Annual Julian Classic Motoring Show on June 3, 2004 at Menghini Winery. Select classic touring and vintage racing cars from the turn-of-the-century through the 1950s will be on hand. Members of the Petersen Museum and the Historic Motors Sports Association are expected to take part, along with special vintage automobiles and motorcycles. The Julian Classic Motoring Society; 760.765.2072; e-mail: julianautoshow@netscap e.net (CA) ✓ The 14th Louis Vuitton Classic in England will be held at the Park Waddesdon Manor near Oxford on June 5, 2004. This competition for elegant cars and motorcycles will celebrate the 150th birthday of the House of Louis Vuitton by bringing together 60 notable automobiles and 20 motorcycles. An international jury led by chief judges Mick Walsh and Christian Philippsen will award prizes. Nathalie Tollu; +; e-mail: niollu@fr.vuitton.com (UK) V The Alderbrook Resort at Hood Canal, WA, will be the host for the Annie & Steve Norman Classic Motorcar Rally on June 1013, 2004. The rally will begin with check-in, tech, orientation and a welcoming reception and conclude with an awards brunch. Cost is $500.00 per team for the weekend. All proceeds benefit the nonprofit College Planning Network. www.collegeplan.org/rallyres.htm (WA) 6/ The MG Car Club, Rocky Mountain Centre, will hold their 52nd Annual Rallye Glenwood Springs on June 11-13, 2004. Among the oldest rallies in the United States, 250 people and over 130 cars are expected to participate. Ron Akin; 303.797.1844; e-mail: rakin9@aol.com; www.mgcc.org (CO) ✓ Kensington Motor's Hamptons Concours d'Elegance, on June 13, 2004, continues to stand out for its unusual categories. Classes for Alternative Fuel Vehicles and Cars Under 950 cc carry an environmentally correct stance, while it's also one of the few concours events to have a Remarkable Recreations class that embraces oft-scorned cars like Beck Porsches and mock MG K3s. 631.537.1868 (NY) ✓ The 2004 edition of the Carlisle All- GM Nationals takes place on June 18-20, 2004. Gates are open daily from 7:00 AM to dusk. General Motors executives will be on hand, with new factory concept cars on display. 717.243.7855; www.carsatcarlisle.com/gm (PA) V On July 11, 2004, the 3rd Annual Italian Car Festival will be held in conjunction with the 18th Annual Stark County ItalianAmerican Festival that runs July 9-11, 2004. The event will take place at the Stark County Fairgrounds in Canton, OH. Registration fee is $10 per vehicle. Lee Contie; 330.471.9980; email: Icontie@neostcom (OH) V The 21st Annual Fiat Freak Out will be held in Asheville, NC, on July 16-18, 2004. Membership in Fiat-Lancia Unlimited is required to participate. 864.304.6537; www.flu.org (NC) v Benefitting the March of Dimes, the 16th Annual Monte Shelton Northwest Classic Motor Rally, Aug. 5-8, 2004, will explore some of the most challenging and scenic back roads in Oregon. The rally is limited to eighty cars, 1974 or earlier. Jim Gunter; 503.382.4503 (OR) V The 15th Annual Stater Bros. Route 66 Rendezvous, Sept. 16-19, 2004, in San Bemadino, CA, is open to pre-1974 vehicles, although any year of Corvette, Viper or Prowler is invited. The first 2,448 vehicles registered will be allowed to participate, a number that commemorates the total numbers of miles from Chicago to Santa Monica on the original historic Route 66 highway. 800.867.8366; www.route66.org (CA) News V Joseph "Corky" Coker has been chosen to receive the 2004 Meguiar's Award honoring the Collector Car Hobby's Person of the Year. Coker was the founding member and former chairman of the Automobile Restoration Market Organization (ARMO), the auto restoration arm of SEMA. Coker will be honored at a gala event at the 3,500-seat Kodak Theater in Los Angeles on June 19, 2004. He will also receive a replica of the perpetual wood sculpture trophy created by automotive artist Dennis Hoyt. (CA) Transitions V The Car Connection reports the loss of Bob Hall, 54, on March 8, due to cancer. Known to many enthusiasts as the voice of the Carlisle Fairgrounds, he inherited his love of automobiles from his father, who owned over 300 cars during his lifetime. In 1973, Hall began his career as a journalist with The Baltimore Sun, and wrote about collector cars for a variety of publications over the years. He was named associate editor of Old Cars Weekly in 1987 and joined MotorWeek Television in 1993. Most recently, he served as the publicist for the Las Vegas Motor Speedway and the Imperial Palace Auto Collection, and hosted the weekly radio program, "All About Cars."• Sports Car Market

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Crossing The Block PR View V The Spring Branson Collector Car the Michigan Spring International Classic Car Auction, 4/ 23/04-4/25/04, at the Novi Expo Center in suburban Detroit. There is still time to consign. A huge assortment of motobilia items including signs, toys, memorabilia, pop machines, and antique gas pumps will also be available for auction. 800.211.4371, www.rmauctions.com. (MI) 1/ Auction, 4/23/04-4/25/04, will be held at a new venue, Chateau on the Lake, in Branson, MO. The auction will feature a 1933 Plymouth five-window street rod, as well as a 1968 GT 500. 800.335.3063, wwvv.bransonauction.com. (MO) v RM Auctions will present tor cars and memorabilia, 5/15/04. Held during the Grand Prix Historique, it will feature both a 1966 Ferrari 275GTB/C Berlinetta and a 1966 AC Cobra MKIII, among others, with a glamorous Monte Carlo backdrop. 415.391.4000, www.bonhams.com. (MONACO) and an all-original Cadillac Allard K2 with rare 4-speed manual. A portion of the auction proceeds for a 2005 Bentley Continental GT will go to the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island. 631.537.1868 (NY) I/ This 1966 Jaguar A'KE will cross the block at the Spring Branson Collector Car Auction. will host the Bonhams Sale of Collectors' Motor Cars, Automobilia, Cycles, Toys and Models, 4/26/04. This sale will include the 1955 Ferrari 500 Testa Rossa Spyder, chassis #0640MD/TR, formerly owned by Franco Cortese. It is unassembled, and accompanied by a 2-liter four-cylinder engine and gearbox, plus many parts. 415.391.4000, www.bonhams.com. (UK) Bonhams & Butterfields is pleased to announce its sale of Collectors' Motorcycles and Automobilia, held 5/1/04 at the Larz An- The RAF Museum, Hendon, U.K., annual Las Vegas Classic Car Auction at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, 5/21/ 04-5/23/04. One of the consignments is an all-original, unrestored 1957 Ford Thunderbird convertible. 800.968.4444, www.lcruse intemational.com. (NV) t/ ✓ Kruse International presents the 3rd weekend at Mecum Auctions' Rockford Spring Classic Muscle Car Auction, 5/28/045/31/04, in Belvidere, IL. 600 cars are expected, call now to consign yours. 815.568.8888, wwvv.mecumauction.com. (IL) 6, The Hamptons Auto Classic this year expands its auction action to two days, 6/11/ 04-6/12/04, and about 200 classics, exotics and sports cars. Highlights of the Bridgehampton, New York, sale by Kensington Motors include JFK Jr.'s 1988 Ford Thunderbird Turbo Auctions will be held on Memorial Day Calendar  Bonham 's & Buttmfields will auction this 1950 Maserati A6GCS Series 1 Spider Corsa. derson Auto Museum in Brookline, MA. Featured consignments include a 1950 Maserati A6GCS Series 1 Spider Corsa sports-racer, a 1907 Panhard in "fine original condition," and the only known surviving 1913 Mercer 'Runabout'. 415.391.4000, www.butterfields.com . (MA) ✓ Important and influential automobiles and boats will be offered for sale at RM Auctions' 3rd Annual Houston Classic, 5/1/04. This year's auction will be held in conjunction with the Wooden Keels and Classic Wheels Concours d'Elegance. 800.211.4371, www.rmauctions.com . (TX) V Over 250 cars are expected at the 2nd an- nual Reno in the Spring Auction to be held 5/ 1/04-5/2/04 by Silver Auctions. 800.255.4485, www.silverauctions.com . (NV) • Bonhams presents Les Grandes Marques a Monaco, a sale of important mo- 22 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. Email auction info to: insideline@ sportscarmarket.com. APRIL California — April 2-3 MECUM — Del Mar California — April 2-4 SPECTRUM — Palm Springs Ontario — April 2-4 RM — Toronto Utah — April 3 SILVER — Salt Lake City Arkansas — April 3-4 KRUSE — Hot Springs England — April 6-7 H&H — Buxton, Derbyshire Michigan —April 23-25 RM — Novi Missouri — April 23-25 BRANSON — Branson Georgia — April 24 POTTS — Chicamauga England — April 25 BONHAMS — Stafford Texas — April 30-May 2 RM — Houston MAY Nevada — May 1-2 SILVER — Reno Indiana — May 6-9 KRUSE — Auburn England — May 8 BONHAMS — Newport Pagnell England — May 8-9 H&H — Derbyshire Nevada — May 21-23 KRUSE — Las Vegas JUNE England —June 7 CHRISTIE'S — London New York —June 11-12 KENSINGTON MOTORS — Bridgehampton Oklahoma —June 11-13 KRUSE — Tulsa Indiana —June 22-27 KRUSE —Auburn California —June 22-27 BARRETT-JACKSON — Los Angeles England —June 25 BONHAMS — Goodwood Minois —June 25-27 MECUM — St. Charles Sports Car Market tion of Exceptional Motor Cars at the Le Mans Classic, 7/23/04. This auction will include competition cars and historic motorsports cars representative of every generation that has competed at the famous 24-hour race since 1923. Christie's Europe is accepting consignments until May 1. 00.3131.4076.8408, www.christies.com . (FRANCE) 8/ The Flinspach Estate Auction in Fairfield, IA, will be presented by Mecum Auctions, 7/24/04. It will feature over 70 cars, including Corvettes and muscle cars. 815.568.8888, www.mecumauction.com . (IA) The Barrett-Jackson Auction at the Peterson Automotive Museum, 6/26/046/27/04, will be offering live online bidding during this year's auction. Not only can online buyers compete against the traditional on-site crowd, but they can see and hear the auction action in real time over the Internet. 480.421.6694, www.barrett-jackson.com . (CA) v Christie's has announced their auc- Christie's new site for its auction in Monterey. Held on Thursday, 8/12/04, it now becomes the kickoff for the weekend's auction activities. The new management team, lead by Rupert Banner in London and assisted by West Coast consultant Gordon McCall, is actively seeking consignments. 310.385.2699, www.christies.com (CA)* The Monterey Jet Center will be

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You Write, We Read All letters are subject to edling. Please address correspondence to SCM, PO Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292. Fax 503.253.2234, e-mail: youwrite@sportscarmarket.com STILL FOR SALE Dear SCM: In reference to the claimed sale of the Lamborghini Miura "Jota" Spyder conversion at a London auction last December, reviewed in your March 2004 issue (p. 80): You forgot to put "sale" in quotes. (red). In fact, the car is completely original up to the cigar lighter, but does have some needs. Your reporter noted that the car had sold with us in 2000 for $135,000, was unsold at RM in 2002 at $95,000 bid, and then sold again with us last May for $106,000. Fairly consistent values, right? Your reporter went on to question, "Now makes $352,870 seven months later?" For your information, that same car is now advertised for sale in the British magazines, by the same person to whom we sold it to last May. It's a pity that some auction operators haven't grown up with the industry. —Simon Kidston, President, Bonhams Europe SCM's policy is to report sales results that auction companies provide to us in writing. While we felt the amount paid here, for what is quite an odd car, was certainly surprising, strange things do happen from time to time in the auction industry. Unfortunately, a follow-up e-mail to Coys concerning this matter has gone unanswered—ED. ORIGINALITY OR RESTORATION? Dear SCM: I have been reading for years and have been a "Gold" subscriber since the option was first offered. I receive approximately eight U.S. and British magazines and yours is the only one I read cover-to-cover every month. The reason for this e-mail is that I purchased a 1962 flat-floor E-Type this weekend and I was hoping for some input on whether the car should be kept as original as possible or fully restored. I purchased the car from the estate of the original owner and have the 1962 title. The car has its original paint (ivory) and original interior 24  The driver's chair is in very poor condition and needs to be recovered, the passenger's chair is cracked, the door coverings are slightly faded but otherwise in excellent condition, and the carpeting must be replaced. Everything but the clock works, all the toggle switches work fine, and even the ashtray swings around with but used in the past two years. But the engine did turn over by hand, and using a fresh battery it started. I have not put the car in gear, nor driven it, as the fuel pump needs repair and I am having the gas tank cleaned. I purchased this car significantly below the SCM Price Guide range, originally thinking of it strictly as an investment. That was, of course, until I sat in the car, put my hands on the worn but otherwise wonderful wooden steering wheel rim, and looked through the short windscreen down past the bonnet louvers. I felt like I was in H.G. Wells' time machine, being taken back 35 years to when I first found my passion for cars in a picture of a Jaguar E-type. I purchased this car thinking of it strictly as an investment. That was of course, until I sat in the car, put my hands on the worn but otherwise wonderful wooden steering wheel rim, and felt like I was in H.G. Wells' time machine, being taken back 35 years to when I first found my passion for cars in a picture of a Jaguar E-iype. a little effort. Although the backlight is milky, it looks no worse than most two-year-old plastic windows. The ragtop is slightly faded but otherwise in extremely good condition, with only a bit of surface rust on a few parts of the frame. The body appears straight with but a small dent here and there. It does look like something must have fallen on the bonnet, because there appears to be a repair of approximately six inches in diameter under the paint near the front driver's side. The chrome all around is in very good condition— when I polished a small area, it brightened up nicely. The chrome wire wheels, including the spare, are in excellent condition. The only part I notice missing from the entire car is the horizontal bar in the oval of the nose. Mechanically, the engine feels very strong. Although the car has about 45,000 miles, it has not been I must admit most of my experiences have been with newer cars. I have owned a Porsche 993 C4, a Twin Turbo, and a GT3 due for delivery in May. I also own a WRX tuned to close to 400 horsepower (which I use as a daily driver and on the track), and have owned two Ferraris, a 328 GTS and my current 512 BBi. Yet I never felt the emotional rush that I did in the E-Type, and all this while it was motionless in my mechanic's shop! So the question is whether to do a ground-up--or somewhat less complete—restoration, or keep it as original as possible, changing the chair coverings, adding the front bar, taking care of the mechanicals and shining up the original paint? Your thoughts and opinions are appreciated. I realize this inquiry is made more difficult by the fact that I do not know whether I wish to keep it or sell it. —Cliff Ingber, via e-mail Based on your description, I would encourage you to take the course of repair/restore only where absolutely necessary, while keeping the car as original as possible. Interior kits are readily obtainable, as you probably know, and the rest of the problems sound quite minor and should be fixable by a competent shop. SPORTS CAR MARKET EDITOR & PUBLISHER Keith Martin ExEcurnrz EDITOR /CEO Cindy Banzer MANAGING EDITOR Jeff Sabatini PRODUCTION MANAGER David Slama ART DIRECTOR Kirsten Onoday SUBSCRIPTIONS Kristen Hall-Geisler COPY EDITORS Bill Neill Kathy Karapondo SENIOR AUCTION ANALYSTS Dave Brownell Dave Kinney Richard Hudson-Evans AUCTION ANALYSTS John Apen Chip Baldoni B. Mitchell Carlson Scott Featherman CONTRIBUTING EDITORS Steve Ahlgrim Carl Bomstead John Draneas Bengt Halvorson Jim Schrager Michael Sheehan Thor Thorson CONTRIBUTORS Keith Duly Raymond Milo Donald Osborne Steve Serio Tom Young Marit Anne Peterson 1.T. MANAGER Adrian Gilles INTERNET SPECIALIST Matt King FINANCIAL MANAGER Deanne Pierce ACCOUNT MANAGER Kristen Mira EDITORIAL ASSISTANT Lorena Gonzalez A DVERTISING SALES D INFORMATION Donald Osborne Toll-Free 877.219.2605, ext. 258 Outside US 860.284.0570 fax 860.284.1076 dosbome@sportscarmarket.com SW REGION Cindy Meitle Toll-Free 877.219.2605, ext. 262 fax 480.890.0354 cmeitle@sportscarmarket.com tit  RIP I IHNS NEW: 800.289.2819 fax 503.253.2234 www.sportscarmarket.com INQUIRIES ABOUT YOUR SUBSCRIPTION? Toll-Free 877.219.2605, ext. 208 service@sportscarmarket.com ORRLSPONDIACE P.O. Box 16130, Portland, OR 97292 FEDEx/DHL/UPS: 306 SE 81st, Portland, OR 97215 The information in Sports Car Market magazine is compiled from a variety of reliable sources. However, we must disclaim and deny any responsibility or liability for the timeliness, use, interpretation, accuracy, and completeness of the information presented. 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I'm biased toward original cars even if they have a few honest spots of wear Your car, if it were mine, would definitely be kept as original as could be. The trouble with a restoration on cars like the XKE is that once you begin the process you have to go all the way in order to make the car have high value, and your expenses could well exceed that value in the process. Plus, any substantial degree of restoration completely destroys whatever physical evidence there is of the life the car has lived. Certainly, there are far fewer unrestored E-types running around than better-than-new restored ones. Congratulations on finding what sounds like a fine old Jag. If it gives you that much of a rush, it sounds like you have a keeper rather than an investment.—Dave Brownell DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME At Barrett-Jackson, the driver (or perhaps we should say nondriver) of this Lamborghini Countach, while standing outside his car, started his car with a remote starter while it was in gear. The results may bring tears to your eyes, particular model, we could probably sell at least two of them, to me and Jeff Remote starter leads to non-remote impact. as the Lambo started right off, sans driver, and proceeded across 20 feet of grass into the front end of an Austin-Healey with somewhat disastrous results. Both cars were insured per the Barrett-Jackson consignor agreement, and no one was hurt. In fact, given the number of cars that are regularly in close proximity at auctions, it's a testimony to how careful folks are with their cars that this kind of thing rarely happens. I would hope, however, that this acts as a wake-up call to those who think that putting remote starting mechanisms on exotic cars is a smart idea.—Daniel Grunwald, Geneva, IL TRADE YOUR FIAT FOR MY 959 Dear SCM: Not only do you have the only four-door, light blue Fiat 2100 in the U.S., but you are lucky enough to get some lucky (?) souls to drive it for free to Oregon. Do you supply tools, brakes, and lunch for this mission? I would love to help you out, but I normally only drive Porsches! Seriously, Keith, you have a great range of automotive tastes and I congratulate you on your diversity. All the best and hope to see you and the gang at Amelia Island. I am showing my 1988 Porsche 959 in the Concours. Do you think I can get some volunteers to drive it back for me? Take care and keep up the great work; your magazine is the best.—David J. Mohlman, President, Momo Watches, Miami, FL David, we were wondering about creating a special "America by Fiat" commemorative Momo watch. I would think that given the enthusiastic following for this As far as the 959, perhaps we could do a driving exchange: I will deliver your 959 back to Miami for you, and you put about 300 miles on the Fiat for us. Of course, you'll have to get yourself to Chicago, or South Bend, or Des Moines, or where ever the car happens to have broken down at that moment. Thanks for the kind words.—ED. NO DUMMY Dear SCM: I am writing in regard to the profile on the 1966 Corvette vintage race car in the April issue (p. 50). Not a bad article in terms of writing style but some important facts were left out. "Thumper" could not have been a fixture at Monterey and other tracks for the last 17 years if it did not have proven race history that made it eligible for the class it currently runs in. Is race history limited only to cars driven by the famous? Good luck building a vintage Corvette from a street car and getting it into Monterey or any other legitimate race venue. The $28,000 dollar "excess" that was referred to on the price America by Fiat: Chapter One Leg 1: Cleveland, OH, to Ann Arbor, MI Driver: Jeff Sabatini, SCM Managing Editor Distance covered: 240 miles Time: 5 hours Reason for stopping: Car wouldn't run anymore, perhaps due to 40-plus years of rust in the gas tank. Upside: When it ran, ran well. Cruised at 60 mph on the Interstate with no problems. Downside: The next day it wouldn't idle, and couldn't get to 45 mph. Story to tell your friends: 1) At the beginning of the trip the car stalled on the freeway on-ramp in Cleveland, just as my "chase" vehicle departed in the other direction. 2) At the end of the trip, after an entire day spent fussing with the car in sub-20-degree weather trying to get it to run, I eventually called Amtrak for a ticket home and realized it was Friday the 13th. Repairs: Replaced 4 of 6 spark plugs (parts store only had 4), broke mechanical fuel pump, replaced fuel filter twice. May 2004  Parts Purchased:  Spark plugs, fuel filters, floor mats, wiper fluid, rear-view mirror, antifreeze. Discoveries: Spark plug hole #1 has been re-tapped and requires an insert to fit the plug. Radio does not work. Assistance: Olivia Cobiskey, who provided the ride from Chicago to Cleveland; Neil Johnson, the SCM'er who is storing the car in his garage until it can be fixed. Running Tab: $2,000 for the car, $400 for new tires, $38.59 for parts. $2,438.59 total. Cost per mile so far: $9.79 Next step: Fuel system repairs, rear-view mirror at- tachment, thorough detailing. Hopefully make Chicago by spring. Are you next? To help get the SCM Fiat to Oregon, please contact Jeff Sabatini at copyed@sportscarmarket.com . All participants will receive an SCM"Official Fright Pig Detector" cap, plus a place in the SCM Hall of Stupid Car Trips.• 25

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Best Banc & Co  K&K Motorcars  Kensington Motor Group  Kruse International  Mecum Auctions  Meguiar's  Morgan West  Morris & Welford  P & J Products  Parish Heacock  Park Place Ltd  Passport Transport  Pontiac  Potts Auction Co.  Premier Financial  Putnam Leasing  Re-Originals  RM Auctions  Ron Tonkin Gran Turismo  RPM Auto Books  Silver Auctions  Silverado Concours  Spyder Enterprises, Inc.  Steve Austin's Automobilia  Symbolic Motor Cars  Tarleton Bull  Vintage Rallies  Vintage Motors of Sarasota  World Travel  Zymtil  47 4 13 15 17 115 87 49 93 58,61 72 69 55 65 121 101 97 53 89 100 95 115 2 Ill 65 74 104 85 124 103 89 81 45 23 63 33 91 66,67 122, 123 19 27 47 29 115 77 31 73 5-12 77 41 21 97 37,71 43 116 113 79 90 118 3 92 51 83 118 57 was a value perceived for several things: A pre-auction discussion with the engine builder (who built the Vic Edelbrock car, worth $150,000-plus), the old Solo 1 log books that allow for the car to run with the roll cage extending beyond the firewall (something you cannot buy), and the knowledge that serious time and money was spent by the prior owner to develop the car to its competitive level. I challenge Thor Thorson to buy one of those $55,000-$65,000 Corvettes he talks about, get it entered at Monterey, and replicate what Thumper has achieved. Why do I feel so strongly? I sell vintage race cars for a living and know where the hidden value is. I am also the "dummy" that purchased Thumper.—Paul Lane, via e-mail First, I do not for a moment think of you as a "dummy" for having purchased Thumper. In fact, my race shop was one of the under-bidders for the car, well past the $65k "just a race car" value. I think the car was fairly bought at $88,000. I agree that Thumper has a history that makes it eligible for many of the status events, and there is a very real value that goes with that. That precisely my point, and we seldom get a chance to so clearly define the actual monetary amount that history bestows. Corvette racers are essentially identical except for their history—that's a given. I know of at least one very important racing Corvette that has an exact clone in the garage. Which one do you think you 're racing against? Can you tell? That the vintage racing history of some cars has eclipsed anything they were "in period" is, I think, an important development. I've been around the Monterey Historics for something like 25 years, and in the early days the expectations (along with the entry queues) were a bit different. A well-presented car didn't need to have much of a documented history to be accepted, and if it was well driven by some nice people it was most likely welcome back the next year After a few years it became an expected participant. Asserting, as you do, that 17 years of vintage acceptability proves that it must have had significant in-period history maybe makes my point for me. You bought acceptability for a certain premium, and really, not much of one A lucky kid—spending New Year 's Day with Phil Hill. considering the events this car is most likely to be accepted at. If you were buying a more significant, documented period history, you 'd be paying the $150,000 or so that the Edelbrock car is supposedly worth.—Thor Thorson dad and I participated in the 25th Annual Jan Voboril Bean Soup Drive. This year we met some 50 other vintage car owners in our [ex-Editor Martin] Flaminia Sport Zagato just north of Los Angeles in Malibu, CA. Jan is quite the aficionado—my dad helped me spell that word, as at age eight, it's not one that's come up in my spelling lists yet—and he organizes this vintage car rally every year. Since it's held on New Year's Day the roads are empty and Jan serves us lentil bean soup for good luck during the coming year. BEAN RUN Dear SCM: On January 1st my Jan provides participants with a tour souvenir and a detailed rally map. From the starting point the tour goes north on Pacific Coast Highway, then inland over the mountains and through the valleys to Paramount Ranch. Here we visited an old Western movie set and Jan's daughter Michele served up the soup. After we ate, we looked at everyone's cars and told a lot of car stories. Then it was back into our cats for an exciting drive on famous Mulholland Drive before ending up at Jan's home in Topanga Canyon, where he let us look at his cars and enjoy some dessert. Jan has a lot of really cool cars and even has a couple of cars inside his house, which dad and I think is the way every home should be decorated. (Dad says that we need to work on Mom before that will ever happen at our house, though.) Anyway, I think that having an Alta racecar or a 1924 Ford Warnock or a Lancia Spyder in your living room is pretty darn cool and would be a great place to practice reading every night. I had Dad take some photos of me with my favorite cars. I got my photo taken with Phil Hill and his old Packard that has been in his family forever. This car runs so quietly that you don't even know the engine is running. My dad says that Phil could beat Michael Schumacher if he was still driving Fl today. I also had my picture taken with Jay Leno and his 1915 Hispano Suiza, which has an aircraft engine, aluminum body, brass radiator and extremely hot exhaust pipes that run down the side of the car. Boy, does that car fly. I also told Jay a few of my best jokes. We also got a picture of us taken with our Flaminia Sport Zagato. Your contributing editor in waiting.—Chase Andrews, via e-mail ARNOLT IDENTIFICATION Dear SCM: As an Amolt Bristol owner, I was interested in Raymond Milo's profile of the Amolt in the March issue (p. 34). However, there are a few omissions in his observations about the differences between a Bolide and a Deluxe. A Deluxe had a button release for the door and front and rear bumpers in addition to a slightly taller windshield with a different locking device.—W Kevin Fitzgerald, Boston, MA. Sports Car Market

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Affordable Classic 1956-1958 Studebaker Golden Hawk Though not rare, you're far less likely to see a Golden Hawk on the road than a Thunderbird or Corvette, making the Studebaker a good choice for those collectors who aspire to be both unique and on a budget tudebaker's Golden Hawk was the product of an era when sports cars were unfamiliar to most Americans. Like its contemporaries, the Ford Thunderbird and Chevrolet Corvette, the Hawk began as 1 an awkward attempt at filling this void 4 with a new type of American car, one with sporting pretensions and a Euro- c< pean look. S While the T-Bird and 'Vette went on to become icons, defining opposite ends of the luxury sports car continuum, the sports coupe from South Bend, Indiana, never got the chance to evolve. But today Golden Hawks offer plenty of style and power for significantly less money than either of the two classics from Detroit. The Golden Hawk's genesis began in 1953, when Studebaker debuted a striking new coupe with minimal chrome, a hidden radiator, and a lower stance. The Starliner was designed by Raymond Loewy and Bob Bourke, and Studebaker could justifiably claim it was the only domestic vehicle at the time that was on par with the Europeans in styling. In fact, it was the only American car picked by the Museum of Modern Art to appear in its 1953 exhibition, "Ten Automobiles." The Hawk was a further development of the Starliner, landing in 1956 as a series of pillared and hardtop coupes. You could purchase a Flight Hawk, a Power Hawk, a Sky Hawk, or a Golden Hawk, each model representing a different trim level, with the Golden Hawk the most luxurious and powerful. Like the larger Chrysler 300 series, the Hawk came with a backseat, making it a more practical "sports car" for customers just awakening to the genre. The car sat low like the Starliner, with jaunty fins and an aggressive vertical radiator, and a long list of standard equipment that included dual exhaust and full instrumentation. The Golden Hawk was originally powered by a Packard 352-ci V8. (Studebaker and Packard had joined forces in an attempt to save themselves amidst the post-war industry consolidation.) This iron beast was capable of producing 275 hp at 4,600 rpm, and 380 lb-ft at just 2,800 rpm, giving the car some mighty straight-line acceleration, with either a three-speed manual or two-speed automatic transmission. Zero to sixty came in 8.7 seconds—not bad for 1956. Weighing 3,360 pounds, the Golden Hawk had one of the best power-to-weight ratios on the market, though 28  weight distribution was by no means perfect, with the heavy Packard mill contributing to a 58-42 split, front-to-rear. The following year saw the Packard motor abandoned for Studebaker's own 289-ci V8, but fitted with a belt-driven supercharger; power remained at 275 hp. Hawks were largely unchanged for '58, though, in a fit of brand jealousy, Packard demanded that a Hawk be built according to its own styling themes, resulting in the "Packard Hawk." This was essentially a Golden Hawk with a fiberglass nose—less Hawk, more catfish. The Golden Hawk did not make it to 1959, a victim of Studebaker's ongoing corporate turmoil that saw the new compact Lark take sales priority and Packard disappear entirely. Though Hawks of various sorts (including the 1962 Gran Turismo Hawk designed by Brooks Stevens) would be built until production in South Bend ended in 1964, these cars were hopelessly eclipsed by the competition and lacked the immediacy of the original models. Though they are not rare, you're far less likely to see a Studebaker Golden Hawk on the road or at most car shows than a Thunderbird, Corvette, or Chrysler 300, making them a good choice for those collectors who aspire to be both unique and on a budget. (Prepare yourself for the inevitable, "What is that?" when driving a Golden Hawk.) The Hawk's rear seat is a doubleedged sword: For many collectors, two "extra" seats make any car less desirable than a "true" SCIA valuation: $24,000 (1958) sports car, but the rear seat provides versatility you won't get in a Corvette or early T-Bird. If you are considering a Golden Hawk, watch for rust, as these cars were notoriously leaky. Check the floors and rear footwells carefully, as rust most often starts on the inside. If you do find a car showing rust in these areas, it's not the end of the world—use it as a negotiating point—as patch panels are readily available. If you're looking for a '56 with the Packard motor, find a car with power steering, or start eating your spinach. The Studebaker 289s are easier to find parts for, but make sure the supercharger is in good condition. Keep in mind when sourcing both body and trim parts that, though similar, parts from the Packard-powered 1956 models don't always interchange with the later cars. (For more information, see the 1956 Studebaker Golden Hawk Owners Register at www.1956goldenhawk.com .) DA TA Years Produced: Number Produced 4,356,1957; Original List p Tune-up/Major Distributor cap: Chassis #: plate door post 1956-1958 rice: $3,712 $15,003- :4:071: 1956; 878,1958 Golden Hawks are bringing fair money right now with good restored cars valued by most price guides in the mid-twenties, though auction sales of restored cars seem to bring a few thousand less. A car needing minor work, bought in the mid-teens, might show a return, but Hawk restoration is a labor of love—Studebaker, Edsel and Corvair owners are all cut from the same cloth. Best to just buy a nicely restored car in the low twenties and enjoy driving it, while hoping that as the mainstream cars of the '50s start to top out, some of the more singular vehicles of that era might see a small bump. serrice: $300 $14 Engine #: top s cylinder block autt Studebaker P.O. Box 17 Grove, MN on left front ids front of Drivers Club, 43, Maple 55311 Web site: snrwstu driversdub.co Alternatives: 1 Thanderbitd Chevrolet 1964 Studeba Investment Grade 955-1957 Ford 1953-1955 debaker m _ tomtit, 1963ker Avant' R1 C Orphan cars always breed devoted followers, and the Golden Hawk is no exception. There are many Studebaker Club chapters around the world, and a great deal of literature documenting technical details and development history of the cars is made available by these organizations. And in this respect, Golden Hawks are exactly like their better regarded period competitors—all are fun collector cars, loved by their owners precisely because they are a breed apart.—Marit Anne Peterson• Sports Car Market

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Legal Files / John Draneas Entombed Roadster, Broken Contract "Not so fast," said the buyer, "We've got a deal." "No we don't," the seller replied. "I've raised the price by $65,000." was recently retained by an SCM subscriber to give a second opinion in a very interesting case. He had responded to an ad in Hemmings that offered a 1958 Indianapolis Roadster for sale for $75,000 and traveled several hundred miles to inspect the car. The seller was not completely clear about the history of the car, but the buyer was fairly knowledgeable about these historic race cars, and recognized that if the car had the correct history, it could be worth perhaps $50,000 more than the asking price. If it didn't, $75,000 was all the money. The buyer decided to take the chance and agreed to pay the $75,000. He gave the seller a check for a $5,000 deposit, and had the foresight to have the seller sign and date a receipt for the deposit that identified the car and the purchase price. The buyer went home, made arrangements for transportation, and then let the seller know he was ready to pick up the car. That's when things turned ugly. I After sending the deposit, the buyer had confirmed that the car did in fact have a significant history, and was elated at scoring such a good deal. But it seems the seller had done the same research. So he told the buyer that he had reconsidered and would send him a check to refund the $5,000, the original deposit check having already been cashed. "Not so fast," said the buyer, "We've got a deal." "No we don't," the seller replied. Meanwhile, the seller's phone was ringing off the hook with new callers on the ad, so he started telling them that the ad was mistaken, and the correct selling price was $140,000. Time to call the lawyer. The seller raised three defenses in the ensuing court case: 1. The "contract" he signed was incomplete. It failed to include a number of essential terms, such as the stated condition of the car, when the purchase price was payable, the delivery date and place, etc. It was contemplated that a more complete contract would follow, and therefore this one was legally unenforceable. 2. Our buyer was an "expert" in these cars, so he knew the car was more valuable and defrauded the seller by not informing him of his error. 3. The sale was conditioned upon the seller obtaining the consent of his condominium owners association, and he failed to get it. When the condition failed, he was relieved of his obligations under the contract. (More on this shortly.) The incomplete contract defense wasn't too tough for the judge. Sure, she ruled, the contract could have included a lot more terms than it 30  did, but as it did establish what the deal was, that was good enough to make it legally enforceable. The car and purchase price were clearly identified, and other terms, such as all cash within a reasonable time, as-is condition, and where-is delivery, could all be inferred. The fraud defense was also unconvincing. Although a seller may not mislead a buyer in describing a car being sold, the seller could not point to any legal precedent re- Even a signed contract can be litigated. quiring a buyer to disclose anything about a car he is buying. The seller wrote the ad and set the price, and the buyer had no obligation to advise the seller that the car might have been worth more than the asking price. The condominium association consent defense takes a little further explanation. It seems the roadster was stored in the basement living area of the seller's condo, and to remove it would require that a sliding door and some shrubs be removed. Then it could be pushed out to the street through the landscaped common areas of the condominium grounds, a process that required the permission of the association. "But that's not even mentioned in our contract," the buyer argued. "No it isn't," said the judge, "but your contract is a little skimpy, and it is therefore permissible for the seller to show that there were other terms agreed upon as part of the deal that didn't get written down. And, if permission was required and he didn't get it, then he has the legal right to chose whether to waive the condition or cancel the contract." This is where things get even more complicated. It seems that the seller did get consent from the association, but with two conditions. One was that he repair any damage caused to the grounds and shrubbery, which doesn't seem unreasonable. The other was that he get both his cars out of his condo unit at the same time, so the association doesn't have to mess around with this problem again. As the seller had nowhere else to store the second car, he claimed this condition was too onerous and he should be able to cancel the deal. That argument didn't get much traction with the judge, and she ruled that the seller had to give up the car. A happy ending? If only things were that simple. Against all economic logic, the seller filed an appeal, and the buyer is now looking forward to more legal fees and another 18 months before the hearing date in the appeals court. Will he win? I think it's likely, but when, and at how much further expense? As there was no attorney's fees clause in the contract, the buyer has no hope of recovering his legal fees. Clearly, this has already gone farther than should be economically justifiable by either party, and has become a test of will. So, what can we learn from this case? First of all, anything in writing is certainly better than nothing in writing, but a complete written contract is always best. All of the specifics of the deal should be spelled out, including any conditions, and who is going to do what, by when. The contract should state that it is the complete deal, thus preventing either party from later claiming that there are other terms not included in the contract. Of course, even with a solid contract, attorney fees can kill you, so make sure the contract states that, in the event of a dispute, the loser has to pay the winner's attorney fees. Another suggestion is to include a provision that disputes must be resolved by arbitration, rather than litigation, for a speedier and more economical process. Some lawyers might disagree, but I think that for most collector car sales contracts, arbitration is a good way to avoid a costly stalemate like the one here. And remember, time is the enemy of any great deal, and the faster you can take possession of the goods, the more you maximize the chances of avoiding problems. John Draneas is an attorney and car collector in Oregon. His comments here are general in nature and are not a substitute for consultation with an attorney. He may be contacted at legalfiles@sportscarmarket.com.• Sports Car Market

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Ford Motor Company Collecting Thoughts Parking A Pantera (Or Four) In Your Garage When you're behind the wheel of this mid-engined exotic, with its powerful American V8 making happy sounds as it pushes redline in third or fourth gear, you're getting a pretty good approximation of the same elements that make the Ford GT40 so appealing, but at a fraction of the price s an automotive journalist for more than 40 years, Michael Lamm has driven and evaluated hundreds of cars, both new and vintage. Some have been memorable, he says, some not so much. He's also owned an eclectic group of collector cars over the years, including a 1932 Cadillac V16, a 1938 Packard Super 8 three-window coupe, many Hudsons, Studebakers, two LaSalle convertibles, a fleet of Model A Fords, lots of flathead Ford V8s, an MG-TD, an MGA, several MG8s, a 1954 Austin-Healey, 1952 Nash-Healey roadster, several open Mustangs, Camaros, Corvettes, four Miatas, and four Panteras. Mike was attracted to the Pantera at first sight in 1971. He feels that, in some ways, they're the perfect embodiment of a '70s supercar, an exciting blend of Italian styling and American muscle, the final fling of a manufacturer relatively unhampered by smog and safety regulations. Here's his take on buying and selling what he feels is one of the more charming and fun-to-own exotics.—ED. A I've bought four Panteras over the course of the last 20 years, resold three of them, and looked at a bunch more. Aside from their visual appearance and performance, there's another compelling reason to own a Pantera. Simply put, for a do-it-yourself mechanic or anyone who wants a fun exotic on the cheap, the Pantera may be the best deal out there. First off, a brief bit of background: Ford 32 Motor Co. sold Panteras through its LincolnMercury dealers from 1971-1974. The cars were built by De Tomaso and imported from Italy, but were powered by Ford's American 351ci Cleveland V8 in a mid-engine configuration. After Ford stopped selling Panteras, Euro-spec cars kept tickling into the U.S. right up through 1989, when De Tomaso significantly redesigned the car. Ford sold something like 5,000 Panteras (accounts differ), and I'd estimate that another 150-200 were subsequently imported, mostly by private individuals. Panteras currently range in price from about $15,000 for a dog to $45,000 for one that's better than new. Solid, well-sorted examples go for $27,000 to $35,000. They are appealing cars for a number of reasons: Panteras have exotic styling that always attracts attention, they're willing performers, they're simple cars that are relatively easy to work on, their Ford V8s are inexpensive to maintain, parts are readily available, and as a rule Panteras don't depreciate. But you're not going to get rich owning a Pantera. My experience has shown that the cars generally appreciate at the same rate as a good one-year certificate of deposit, about two percent. At least there's little chance that you'll lose your shirt, as you can nearly always sell a Pantera for close to what you've got in it. Of course, one of the greatest reasons to own one of these cars is that they're really Sports Car Market

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ichael Lamm Must have seemed a bit odd sitting in the showroom next to a Lincoln Mark IV rocket ships on wheels. Early ones, with 330 horsepower and a curb weight of about 3,100 pounds, can do 0-60 mph in less than six seconds. Panteras even compose themselves well through the esses; I find them no less stable or forgiving than Porsche 911s of the same vintage. CHEAP TO MAINTAIN AND MODIFY Compared to most limited-production exotics, Panteras are easy to live with and take care of. Most Pantera production parts, including those for the body and interior, are still available, and while some tend to be expensive compared to those for a Mustang, you won't pay anywhere near Porsche or Ferrari prices. New water pumps, carburetors, and any of the Ford-derived mechanical parts are as easy to acquire as a trip to NAPA. I do most of the mechanical work on my Panteras myself, and I've never considered myself a great mechanic. I recently did a complete engine rebuild on my 1973, including a new clutch assembly, and the cost for parts and machine work came to about $1,000. So among other things, Panteras appeal to my cheap side. In addition to my 1973, I used to own one of the European models. I bought a 1977 Pantera GTS in 1984 and kept it until 2000. This car had an Australian-sourced Ford 351 Cleveland (Ford moved the foundry down under after production stopped in Ohio), though a few latermodel European Panteras came with the 351 Windsor, a completely different motor based on Ford's small block V8. One of the attractions of the Ford V8 is that hot rodders can't seem to keep their hands off future prospects might not. However, Panteras are anomalies when it comes to the usual collector car rule that equates higher prices with stock condition. Some highly modified and over-restored examples bring way more than stock ones. SO YOU WANT ONE "With 330 ho rsepower and a curb weight of about 3,100 pounds, they do 0-60 mph in less than six seconds. Through the esses, I find them no less stab le or forgiving than Porsche 911s of the same vintage." of it. I've also seen Pantera engine bays stuffed with everything from Chevy mouse motors to modular Ford V8s, and also with afiermarket nitrous systems, blowers, fuel injection and all sorts of other performance goodies. Most owners have modified at least the engine, and some have gone nuts with paint colors, interior appointments, fancy wheels and general glitzification. I prefer a car that's unmolested, because even if you appreciate the modifications, when it comes time to sell, free car. The first thing to look for when shopping for a Pantera is structural rust. The monocoque chassis/body is notorious for rusting, and just about every Pantera I've ever looked at has had rust problems to some degree. In all my years of ownership and scrutinizing, I've seen only one totally rust- Rust is usually found along the rockers, underneath the door bottoms, behind the front valence, around the radiator support, in the floor panels, ahead of the fuel tank, and especially inside both rear wheelhouses. Surface corrosion isn't of great concern, but rust doesn't heal itself. Patch panels are available, but even so, rust repairs can cost thousands of dollars, so it's best to find a car that doesn't need any. I've seen cars with ding-free outer skins Ford stopped selling Panteras in 1974, but privateers imported them through 1989. 34 Sports Car Market

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and flawless paint that were riddled with cancer underneath, so it's very important to inspect the underbody on a lift. With the car in the air, stick a finger up the drain holes in the floor rails. A few rust flakes inside these holes are normal, but lots of rust means trouble ahead. Look for rust buds and paint blisters along the base of the windshield, around the headli ghts, on the doorjambs and lock pillars, and at the trailing edges of the front fenders. Inside the en gine compartment, firmly press down with your thumbs all around the wheelhouses to see if there's any give beneath the undercoating. It's also a good idea to run over all body surfaces with a feltcovered magnet to check for filler. (TOO) HOT MOTOR The second common concern with Panteras is overheating. Most owners will tell you they've made cooling-system updates and upgrades, but be sure to drive any car you're looking at long enough so that the engine warms up thoroughly. Keep an eye on the temp gauge. Some owners have added a third puller fan (two pushers are standard), but be sure the radiator looks solid; likewise the thin-wall steel water tubes along the central tunnel (visible underneath the car) and the various rubber hoses. A new stock radiator will cost $575, thou gh prices for more robust units can go up from there. The water tubes can be replaced with new stainless units for $300. compressor out of a Mazda 626, and the mounting kit cost about $150.) The Ford 351 Cleveland V8 is virtually bulletproof, but I've noticed that a lot of owners over-carburet these engines, which can result in flat spots or stumble on acceleration. The seller will mumble something about the car needing a "tune-up," but it's usuall y more complicated than that. Twice I've replaced big 750-cfm four-barrel Holley double pumpers with more reasonable 650-cfm carbs (at a cost of $230) that better approximate the Ford original. In my experience, the five-speed ZF transaxle rarely gives trouble, though it's best to make sure you follow recommended maintenance schedules for fluid changes, as ZF parts are getting expensive. Even Pantera electricals are surprisingl y reliable, especially considering that these are now 30-plus-year-old Italian cars. $1,000, plus $300 for a new booster and $189 for a master cylinder. Many Panteras have worn bearings and U-joints in the rear axles. To check, block the front tires and then raise the rear wheels off the ground by placing a narrow board on a floor jack and lifting at the rear cross member just inside the lip. Be careful, because all Pantera undersurfaces tend to be delicate. Once up, wi ggle each rear tire in and out b y hand. There should be no looseness. Now rotate the tire slowly and note whether the U-joints clunk. U-joint wear is common, especially since the half-shafts have grease fittings that need to be lubed every 1,000 miles or so—not many owners do this. Be sure, too, to test-drive the car off smooth pavement so you can listen for body and suspension noises. Loud clunking noises up front usually indicate a worn steering rack and/or tierod ends. A rebuilt steering rack will run $280. Lesser clunks can mean bad bushings in the Aarms, shocks or sway bars. I've seen cars with ding-free outer skins and flawless paint  that were riddled with cancer underneath, so it's very important to  inspect the underbody on a lift."  OTHER ISSUES The Pantera's stock four-wheel disc brakes Air conditioners rarely work on Panteras due to Freon leaks, but these are usuall y not hard to fix. Recharging the system will be just as expensive as it is on any other car that uses R-12 refrigerant, though a conversion to R-134 can be performed for about $1,200. Some owners have replaced the old boneshaker piston compressors with new rotary types—a good move, in my opinion. (I used a $40 junkyard are adequate for normal street use, but they're not up to competition duty. On your test drive, try a panic stop or two. If the brakes pull ri ght or left, it's usually due to a stuck brake piston. Also, after such drives, I always feel each wheel center with my hand to see if any brakes are dragging. If so, one wheel will feel hotter than the rest. Pantera brake jobs are not expensive. Normal brake work, like turning the rotors or changing or freeing the pistons costs no more for the Pantera than an y other car. I've never paid more than $200 for an y brake job and with normal use you shouldn't need a new brake booster and rarely a new master cylinder. Even a worst-case scenario, replacing everything at all four corners, is only going to run about Inside the car, check that both windows go up and down raise and lower. Pantera power window motors originally used Teflon gears, but these tend to break, so new brass gears are available for about $45 each. I've changed any number of these gears and can now do the job in about an hour. The headlight motors use the same gears, but you have to pull the radiator to get at them. Note whether the car you're looking at has factory tools, the window hand-crank, the jack, the spare tire, the engine cover behind the rear window, and the trim panel ahead of the radiator. These commonly missing items can make a difference in the overall value of the car. Best places to find these bits are through ads in the club newsletters mentioned below and on the Internet. smoothly. Also turn on the headlights to make sure they Reproduction shop and owners' manuals, technical service bulletins and parts books are all available and quite reasonably priced. Two Web sites with good information to an yone interested in Panteras are www.panteracars.com , maintained by Pantera International, and www.panteraclub.com, the site of the Pantera Owners Club of America. Another Web site worth visiting is Mike Dailey's www.panteraplace.com . But I wouldn't want you to think that my primary reason for owning Panteras has been because the wheel bearings are cheap or the window winders easy to fix. Rather, when you're behind the wheel of this mid-engined exotic, with its powerful American V8 making happy sounds as it pushes redline in third or fourth gear, you're getting a pretty good approximation of the same elements that make the Ford GT40 so appealing, but at a fraction of the price. Wedge styling simliar to contemporaries from Ferrari and Maserati. So for someone shopping for a first-time exotic, I would put the Pantera at the absolute top of the list.—Michael Lamm• May 2004  35

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SCM Picks Buying A Collector Car From The Feds All of these vehicles had been forfeited by their previous owners for various criminal reasons. This meant they did not have a chance to prep their vehicles prior to the sale t seems that bad guys across the country have developed a passion for great cars. But when they are apprehended, the government frequently seizes their property. Their loss is potentially your gain, as, just like at a collector car auction, all it takes is a bid. I You've probably seen ads for U.S. Treasury auctions in the classified section of the daily newspaper. These auctions are conducted by a government contractor, EG&G Technical Services, at sites in California, Texas, Florida, Arizona, and New Jersey. The major East Coast auction site is located in an industrial park in Edison, NJ, about 30 minutes outside of New York City. This is a huge warehouse, where seized property is gathered, stored, and disposed of. The merchandise comes from a variety of sources including the IRS, ATF, Secret Service, and Customs. Understand, none of the items have been "volunteered" for sale. These auctions are not about a seller getting the best return on his investment. The mission here is basic and straightforward: Turn stuff into money and make it disappear. Here's how it went at the February 12th auction I went to in Edison. On-site registration was as simple as filling out a form with basic contact information and a social security number. You're then given a bidder number, a catalog, and a list of terms, conditions and methods of payment. Prior to the auction you're allowed to inspect all the merchandise, including the cars. As at any auction, careful inspection is your best protection. There is no fee to register, no buyer's premium, and the variety of things to bid on is staggering, often including collectible automobiles. Nor are there any reserves: Every lot up for bid will be sold... at some price. And of course, there is a buyer for everything. Items under $5,000 must be paid for on the spot. Items over that amount require an immediate $5,000 deposit and payment in full within a few days. While cash is king, MasterCard, Visa, and American Express are also accepted—if your credit limit is high enough, you can put the entire purchase price of a car on your card. The appropriate paperwork to get a clear title is provided. More than 850 people had registered and the gallery was filled with enthusiastic bidders when the auction began promptly at 9:00 a.m. The first lot consisted of 348 spools of yam "for export only," a category that applies to many of the items seized by Customs. Items are not displayed at the auction podium, simply referred to by lot number. On average, 36  you've got about 30 seconds from first offer to hammer to make up your mind—these guys mean business, with no puffery, chandelier bidding, or references to previous owners. In total 414 lots were offered and the items ranged from 350 cartons of clothing to a 350cubic-inch Corvette. Prices ranged from a single dollar spent for a lot of "personal effects" to thousands of dollars for big lots of new computer parts. Among the more desirable vehicles included in this auction were a 1932 Ford hot rod, a 1965 Corvette coupe, a 1970 ICarmann Gina, two 1995 Buell motorcycles, and a 1968 Dodge Hemi Super Bee. All of these vehicles had been forfeited by their previous owners for various criminal reasons. This meant, among other things, that they did not have a chance to prep their vehicles prior to sale. The cars, vans and bikes (and even a Kenworth truck) all "crossed the block" just after noon. The first of the collectible cars was the fenderless Ford hot rod powered by an Ingleseequipped Chevy small block. It had a steel body and appeared to have been built in the '60s, though the car had been upgraded several times since, though remaining true to the original theme. Overall, it was a nice rod that just needed some cleaning and polishing. Bidding started at $10,000 and quickly accelerated to $26,000, where the little Deuce Coupe had a new owner. Next up was the 'Vette, purportedly a frameoff restoration with a 1970 LT1 engine and a four-speed. It was not a perfect restoration, and of course, it wasn't a matching numbers car. But it was red, it was a Sting Ray, and with a bit of work it could be a really nice driver. When the bidding began, the "Red Corvette" effect quickly clouded people's minds, and the final hammer dropped at $32,500. The buyer could easily have walked into a collector car dealership and purchased a similar car at retail for the same price. A little yellow Karmann Gina coupe with 42,140 miles on its odometer had a real following in the crowd, as it sold for $11,000. While the car was solid and showed no rust, it had two visible dents and was just a nice old car, nothing more, nothing less. At least two people must have been passionate about this one. A pair of ultra-low mileage 1995 Buell sport bikes powered by V-twin HarleyDavidson motors pulled $5,000 and $5,700. These were very clean motorcycles that were truly "nearly new." Good prices if you were looking for something to ride, but too expensive if you were buying them for resale. Finally, it was time for the Hemi-powered, automatic Super Bee. This metallic green steed did not show signs of any major rust problems or serious collision repair, but it was clearly "driven hard and put away wet." In the inspection area, some bidders speculated that the Heart was a crate motor replacement. Others thought the car was just a tarted-up Coronet. But no one questioned that the engine was a real Head and could fry those bias-ply tires clean off the Magnum 500 wheels in a heartbeat. He was happy with the price, and figured he would enjoy driving the car for a few years without any big restoration effort. When he tires of it, the appreciation that a Hemi should bring will probably pay for his driving. The bigger problem will undoubtedly be how he explains the car to his significant other. A Head-powered Dodge is the right kind of iron for a New Jersey crowd, and as soon as the auctioneer opened his mouth the bidding shot from $20,000 to $30,000, and then to $40,000 where it leveled off. The hammer came down at $44,000, with the car going to a man who already owned two Corvettes and said his wife would want to kill him when she found out about this car. By the end of the day, all lots were sold. Most items can be taken home the next day, while cars and big ticket lots can be claimed as soon as funds clear, up to two weeks later. Keep in mind, if you're currently having any problems with the taxman, you might consider this line in the conditions section: "Property will be released to successful bidders after review of records." With no food service, no bidders' bar, and no vendor midway, a Department of the Treasury auction is a far cry from Barrett-Jackson. But it is an interesting experience, and a fun way to see your tax dollars at work. If you know what you are looking for, and what it's worth, there are even bargains to be had. I'm still kicking myself for not having bid on that hot rod.—Bob Austin The Treasury Department Web site has auction dates, locations, and results at www.treas.gov/auctionsicustoms .• Sports Car Market

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SCM Picks Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2004 Auctioneer Spanky Assiter at work Kandy-Kolored, Tangerine-Flake Streamlined 1938 Lincoln Zephyr V12 brings $432,000, top sale at B-.1 '04. Maxi-price for mini-mite: $22,680 1959 Heinkel Trojan. SCM Insider's Seminar participants, led by Analyst John Apen, evaluate cut Daytona Spyder. 1961 Pontiac Catalina "Super Duty" ex Bob Harrop NHRA record holder, sold for $97,200. - Over 100 SCM'ers at the 3-day Insider's Seminar 38 Classics were surprisingly strong: 1932 Auburn 8 brought $140k. Sports Car Market

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Despite incorrect grille, '60 MGA 1600 Mk II brought $23,760. Overland manure spreader brings $42,120, indicative of a market spread wide but thin. $40,500 for Mexican-built 1964 Renault Alpine. 11.14.1;11) CMANNHI HUBLOT  Ar  ij oris. Emu MEW rua "KinmnN www.barrett —jackson.com TN. %To ExMay 2004  Umberto Maglioli Gullwing made $394,200. Speed Channel's Alain DeCadenet evaluates it for the crowd at home. 39

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Ferrari Profile Following a number of conversion attempts by various independent shops, Ferrari's rationale for not building an open TR became obvious: Chopping the roof created serious spatial and structural challenges igiNMPRIE 1986 Testarossa Spyder deal breaker was the roofline. In its normal, coupe form, the Testarossa 's roof extends through sail panels that continue down the engine lid to the back of the car There was just no elegant way to make the soft top mimic the coupe 's lines, so conversions tend to look hideous with the top up, severely limiting their appeal. As such, only a small handful of converted Testarossa spyders exist, and it would be rare to find two cars that received the exact same chop-top treatment. This Testarossa was built for Ken Behring, the successful developer and former owner of the Seattle Seahawks, known to car guys as founder of the Blackhawk Collection. This is a premier automobile collection assembled by Behring and housed in a purpose-built building that was given to the University of California. Mr Behring is a man who doesn't take no for an answer and he wanted an open Testarossa in spite of the shortcomings. Chassis number: ZFFSA I7A4G060479 T he Testarossa was designed by Ferrari specifically for the U.S. market's strict safety and emissions rules. Its signature elements were a twelve-cylinder engine, arrayed in Boxer fashion, and a remarkable new body by Pininfarina, a clear departure from earlier designs for Ferrari coupes. It's a shame that Ferrari and Pininfarina never offered a factory spyder version, as the lines are so clearly suited to an open car. It is not surprising, therefore, that several firms sought to fill the void with independent conversions. The car on offer here was built by the Richard Straman Company. Finished in Ferrari's traditional Rossa Corsa and trimmed with black hides, this stunning cabriolet conversion has been meticulously cared for since new. Now with only its second owner, it has seen less than 10,000 miles and is in outstanding condition. The SCM analysis: This car sold for $67,650 at RM:s Phoenix auction, held on January 23, 2004. The end of an era for Ferrari in the United States came in 1974, when it was unable to get its 12-cylinder products to meet stringent safety and emissions regulations. Ferrari quit importing the twelves, and it was eleven years before the firm came up with the right 12-cylinder car to re-enter the U.S. market. When Ferrari did, the Testarossa was a winner It exploded onto the market, emptying billfolds like a trip to Walt Disney World Introduced at nearly $100,000 a copy, at the time it was one of the most expensive cars ever produced. Despite the high price, dealers sold out multi-year allocations in a matter of months. During its six-year run, Ferrari produced 7,200 examples, more cars than were produced in the company's first 21 years of business, and the highest production number of any single Ferrari to date. While Ferrari often built a few open variations of popular models, just a single Testarossa spyder, commissioned for no less than Fiat President Gianni Agnelli, was the only open Testarossa to come out of Maranello. Following a number of conversion attempts by various independent shops, Ferrari's rationale became obvious: Chopping the roof created serious spatial and structural challenges. As the bulkhead already protruded into the cabin enough to limit seat travel, and the only space for a folding top was behind the seats, a convertible conversion compromised seat travel even more Worse yet, the acutely raked windshield relied on the roof and side window _frames for support, and with a conversion eliminating both, extensive re-engineering was needed. While an acceptable solution to these problems could be found, the real Most professionally converted Testarossas are likely to have no more significant mechanical problems than any factory coupe, though it imperative to fully assess the quality of any converted car with an eye towards windshield reinforcement and convertible top fit. Thankfully, none of the converted cars I've driven have had any problems with cowl shake. That 's the good news. The bad news is that while any Ferrari can be a money pit, a Testarossa more resembles a bottomless pool of quicksand. A recent survey of three large Ferrari dealers returned obscene quotes of $12,000-$15,000 for a major service, recommended every three years. A number of other things can significantly add to the ownership expenses. Testarossas have a leather dash that will shrink even if the car is kept out of the sun—expect a dash that 's "just a little pulled" to run a couple thousand dollars to make perfect. The complicated motorized seatbelt system was troublesome when new—if the belts are bad and you're lucky enough to find the necessary parts, the repair bill can run another couple of grand. Some cars also had ignition problems. Ignoring a failure warning light can lead to a melted catalyst (or worse), meaning a seemingly insignificant running problem can cost $5,000 to repair with a new one. Another serious problem afflicting a noticeable number of Testramssas is transaxle failure. A bad differential design can prematurely fail, requiring a $15,000 rebuild with an updated diff. DATA Years produced: 1985-1991 Number produced: approx. 7,200 Original list price: approx. 589,000 (1985), $172,000 (1991) SCM Price Guide: $40,000-$60,000 Tune-up/Major service: $15,000 Distributor cap: $678 Chassis #: top frame rail in engine compartment, passenger side Engine #: top of engine block, just right of center, close to bell housing Club: Ferrari Club of America, P.O. Box 720597, Atlanta, GA 30358 Web site: www.ferrariclubof omerica.com Alternatives: 1983-1988 Aston Martin Yolante, 1987-1989 Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet KM Investment Grade: C If this car doesn't have any hidden problems then the price was right on the money, a fair premium (around $10,000 or so) over a standard Testarossa of the same year and in line with what the seller could have reasonably expected to get. The buyer may find some surprises when he tries to push the seats all the way back, or puts up the top, but those will be forgotten on his first spring drive when he will enjoy the combination of open-air motoring and the 380-hp, 12-cylinder engine making its great sounds right behind his head. As so many Testarossas were built, cutting this one certainly didn't do any harm to the model at large, and so long as the new owner doesn 't mind constantly answering questions about what he has, for the money spent, he got a very fair deal.—Steve Ahl- grim (Historical and descriptive information courtesy of the auction company)• COMPS 1987 Ferrari Testarossa Lot #44, S/N ZHAA17C00006471 Condition: 1Sold at $59,824 H&H; Derbyshire, U.K. ; 2/19/2003 SCM ID# 30455 1987 Ferrari Testarosso Condition: 2+ Lot #545,5/N 0067455 Sold at $52,164 Bonhoms; Sussex, U.K.; 7/11/2003 SCM ID# 31577

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Barrett-Jackson Sheehan Speaks Don't Look Now, But 'Cudas Are Worth More Than Daytonas When it comes to value, me and my nose-in-the-air Ferrari buddies are going to have to eat some pretty large helpings of humble pie when we sit down with our 'Cuda friends e sporty-car types like to talk about the sophistication of our multi-cylinder, multi-carbureted mounts. American iron, you know, those crudely suspended, under-braked cars with huge lumps of iron under the hood, are just the toys that gas station attendants who never grew up lust after. W Well, in case you haven't been paying attention, the market values of muscle cars, and Hemis in particular, have soared past those of Ferraris in the past couple of years. I have spoken with numerous muscle car gurus while doing the research for this article, especially Colin Comer of Classic Auto in Milwaukee. The end result is, at least when it comes to value, me and my nose-in-the-air Ferrari buddies are going to have to eat some pretty large helpings of humble pie when we sit down with our 'Cuda friends. Here's what Comer had to say: "Today a numbers-matching, no-stories, well-documented 1970 Hemi 'Cuda coupe, with four-speed, will bring $200,000, while the more rare 1971 coupe will bring $400,000, and a Hemi convertible can bring from $800,000 to $1,500,000. An automatic car is generally worth 10 to 20 percent less, and also takes three times as long to sell. I know of a '71 Hemi 'Cuda convertible that sold twice for $1 million, and then again for $1.5 million. "In general, a 1970 convertible is a $800,000-$1,000,000 car, a significant discount from a 1971. I know of three '70 Hemi 'Cuda converts that have sold for over $800k in the last eight months, but none above $900k." By comparison, Daytonas are still in the value sinkhole. Recall (if you can without feeling too much pain in your wallet) that in the late '80s, Daytona coupes went from $75,000 to $500,000 and Spyders zoomed Enron-style from $150,000 to $1.5 million in just four years. Then, in 1991, the bubble burst, and values have never really recovered. Market price today for a good 365 GTB/4 coupe is $125,000 and goes to $150,000-plus for a "restored-to-death" example, while a good Daytona Spyder will bring $345,000 plus an extra hundred grand or so if it's nicely restored. With the inflation of the Euro, the very best cars are going to Europe fairly quickly, but not really for much more money. And trying to sell a car with needs continues to be like trying to convince someone that Martha Stewart really did have a $60-sell agreement with her broker. With Hemi 'Cudas vaulting into the same price range as the Daytonas—and beyond—muscle car guys say these cars are all being sold to end-users, not speculators buying them to re-sell in a few months. We've all heard that before, haven't we? Anyway, time will tell, but the price of admission is certainly climbing in the Hemi world, making Ferraris look like bargains. Most Mopar fans consider the 1970-1971 Plymouth 426 Hemi 'Cuda to be the ultimate muscle car, a fairly rare beast with a total production run of 760 coupes and 21 convertibles. In 1970 Chrysler built 248 Hemi "The price of certainly climbing in Ferraris look I This 1970 Hemi Cuda sold for $216,000 at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale. 'Cuda four-speeds, 368 Hemi automatics and a mere 14 Hemi convertibles (five of which were four-speeds). The following year the smog laws kicked in and only 60 Hemi four-speeds, 48 Hemi automatics and seven Hemi convertibles (just two with four-speeds) were built. admission is the Hemi world, making ike bargains." By comparison, there were 1,279 Daytonas built, including coupes and convertibles, from 1969 to 1974. When tested by Road & Track in the October 1970 issue, a standard Euro-spec Daytona blasted through the quarter-mile in 13.8 seconds with a trap speed of 107.5 mph, using only the first three gears. Third would top out at 116 mph, while fourth was good for 148, and fifth would get you to 173 mph. The Daytona's 4.4-liter V12 was rated at 360 hp and the car weighed 3,885 pounds. Brakes were more than adequate and handling was state-of-the-art for its day. List price was a staggering $19,500, which increased to $25,000 by 1974. So how does a Hemi 'Cuda compare? When tested by Car Craft in 1970, a 426 Hemi coupe did the quarter-mile in 13.10 seconds at 107 mph, topping out at 125 mph because of its low gearing. (God help you if you actually had to stop the car from that speed, as the drum brakes would fade into oblivion long before you stopped rolling.) The 426-ci Hemi (that's a whopping 7 liters) had a stated 425 horsepower and the car weighed in at 3,620 pounds. Cornering at speed with the mass of weight in the front was much like teaching an elephant to dance, but how many corners are there on a drag strip anyway? Base price was just $4,035 for the coupe or $4,400 for a convertible. While the cars may seem pretty similar on the dragstrip, there's a good reason you'll never see a Daytona racing brackets. A Daytona engine rebuild starts at $25,000, and a new clutch runs $2,500. A transmis

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For a mere $750,000 per seat, this 'Cuda could be yours. sion overhaul will set you back about $3,500. A major service, due every 30,000 miles or five years (whichever comes first), is about $5,000. This versus $9,000 for a Hemi rebuild, including parts, carbs, distributor, etc., all "done"; $800 for a clutch; $2,500 for the transmission (or just $1,000 to rebuild an automatic); and the average tune-up and valve adjustment, on a dyno, coming in at $500-$800 for parts, labor, and time. Of course, we don't usually buy collectible cars because their clutches are cheap. Corner couldn't resist adding his two cents worth here: "When can I please take my modified Hemi car, with the 528-ci stoker motor and sixspeed trans (less than $20k in mods all in), and run it against your basic hot-rod Daytona with the typical $50k or more in mods it takes to get those puny-cylindered things to actually put out some horsepower?" My research shows that the average Daytona buyer is 45 to 55 years old, selfemployed, and owns a company that does anywhere from $10 million to $100 million a year. Interestingly enough, the average Hemi 'Cuda buyer has the same profile, more or less, with the major difference being that the Ferrari buyer dreamed of Prancing Horses in high school while the Mopar collector had muscle car posters on the walls of his bedroom. And of course, there are many collectors who have both a Ferrari and a Hemi parked in their garage. In the end, both models are going to be decent investments over time. Due to their extremely limited production numbers and historical value as "the best of the best" of the Rapid Transit System era, I can see Herni 'Cuda convertibles being seven-figure cars, just as true Daytona Group 4 comp cars are. But we all know that buying a collectible car is about more than its investment value. If I had a spare million to spend, you'd see me chasing an SWB, not a Hemi 'Cuda. And I'm sure to a guy who lusts after the 'Cuda convertible, he'd think I was nuts to spend so much on a hardtop car with a pitiful 3-liter motor. Luckily, he won't have to ride in my car, and I won't have to ride in his, and we'll both be happy.• America's Oldest Ferrari Dealership

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English Car Profile 1958 Morgan Plus 4 Drophead Coupe Dropheads were a rare sight new and even scarcer today, with exceedingly handsome styling in the vintage English idiom DATA Years produced: 1954-1969 Number produced: 433 Original list price: $2,695 SCM Prke Guide: $22,000-$28,000 Tune-up/Major service: $300 Distributor cap: $10.95 Chassis #: stamped into crossmember under right-hand seat Engine #: on boss behind ignition coil Club: Morgan Car Club, 616 Gist Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20910 Web site: wvnv.gomog.com Alternatives: MG-TF 1500, Riley 2-1/2liter roadster, H.R.G. roadster SCM Investment Grade: B Chassis number: 3921 T he Morgan Motor Company, the oldest independent automobile company on the planet, crafts its unique sports cars in a turn of the century factory in Malvern Link, Worcestershire, England. To this day, Morgans are still built according to vintage coachbuilding traditions in the original facility, established in 1910. The stately Morgan Plus 4 drophead coupe, recognizable from its roadster sibling by its tall front-opening doors, fixed windshield stanchions and elegant three-position folding top, was the sophisticate of the Morgan model lineup. It also featured walnut interior appointments, removable sliding side windows and body accent trim. Only 433 Plus 4 drophead coupes were produced between January of 1954 and September of 1969. Through 1961, these models were powered by a dual-carburetor, 2.0-liter (1991-cc) Standard Triumph engine, mated to a Moss fourspeed gearbox. Later models were fitted with a larger (2138-cc) version of the Standard, still driven through a Moss box. The drophead coupe also utilized the patented Morgan "Sliding Pillar" front suspension with its one-shot lubricating system, designed in 1910 and still standard on Morgans today. This particular car, with elegant coachwork painted in dark blue and complemented by magnolia-colored hides and dark blue Haartz top, has benefited from a ground-up, five-year professional restoration to a very high standard. Cosmetics, mechanicals and hydraulics have all been addressed. The five new chrome wire wheels are shod with Dunlop radial tires. This highly desirable Morgan is an original left-hand-drive car, with Brooklands steering wheel, Derrington-style stainless header and exhaust system, as well as induction and cooling system upgrades. The wooden body tub has been replaced and a special cross-brace fitted to strengthen the body structure. This Morgan has finished in first place in all five British car shows it has entered since its restoration. This lovely example combines great style with impressive engineering and is understood to be a fit running example ready for grand touring. British-style. The SCM analysis: This car was unsold at a high bid of $44,000 at RAI's Arizona auction on January 23, 2004, and then later reported as a post-block sale at $46,000, buyer 's premium included. Unlike the Plus 4 roadsters, which 1961 Morgan Plus 4 Lot #36, S/N 4828 Condition: 1 Sold at $50,600 RM; Amelia Island, FL; 3/8/2003 SCM ID# 30584 1999 Morgan Plus 4 Lot #430, S/N SA944200004T10423 Condition: 1 Sold at $32,292 B&B; London, U.K.; 4/23/2001 SCM ID# 23448 have pleasing but fundamental interiors, the dropheads (convertibles to us Yanks) surround the driver with posh walnut trim and buttery Connolly leather Furthermore, the drophead's high doors give the driver and passenger a snug, secure feeling, as opposed to the roadsters 'cut-down doors that can make cornering seem like an imminently elbow-scraping encounter The only downside is that dropheads do suffer a performance penalty against roadsters, due to the extra weight of their beefier bodies. The window treatment on dropheads is typically Morgan: Instead of designing complex roll-up mechanisms, the side windows simply pop in and out according to the weather and the occupants 'wishes. Morgan devotees are fiercely loyal to the marque. They're proud of the cars 'hard-riding reputation and sensational road-holding abilities. Morgan 's sparkling performance and impressive list of competition successes over the years (including a class win at Le Mans in 1962), is matched only by the timeless styling that has ignored automotive fads and fashions since 1936, when the first four-wheeled Morgan models appeared There is no mistaking its country of origin: Morgans yesterday Photos: RM Auctions

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It was reassuring to know that this car had a new body tub, for unrestored Moggies can hide lots of rot problems in their Belgian ash frames. What a highly attractive Morgan this was, with very good door fit and whistle-clean interior, exterior and engine bay. This example had a little over 10,000 miles showing on the odometer, but we'd reckon that the actual mileage following the car 's restoration is considerably less than that. Morgans do represent a real vintage sports car bargain, with excellent roadsters steadily and readily available in the $25,000 range. Dropheacls were a rare sight new and even scarcer today, and as can be seen here, their styling is exceedingly handsome in the vintage English idiom, meaning they are worth a premium over a roadster. How much more? Rill had estimated this car at $50,000-$60,000, which probably didn't begin to represent its actual restoration expenses. Nevertheless, the crowd felt that $44,000 was all the money on that day at that sale, and it took RM another couple of days to get an interested bidder to cough up the extra $2,000 it took to put the deal together and today look as English as the Union Jack Mechanically, the Plus 4s are straighfforward to restore. The Triumph wet-liner engine is simple and quite cheap to overhaul, but beware of badly worn gearboxes, as Moss bits are falling into the realm of unobtainium. The Salisbury rears are rugged and hardly ever fail and a Sliding Pillar front end should be good for 30,000 miles or so, as long as it is assiduously lubricated. As an owner of a 1961 Morgan Plus 4 roadster myself my conclusion is that i f you want to tour and show with the drophead's extra panache and comfort, this car in its fully and properly restored state, would not disappoint. The final sold price was exactly right, and a fair deal for buyer and seller alike.—Dave Brownell (Historical and descriptive information courtesy of the auction company)• * Best Drivers! 4, Best Service! Best Customers! We've been setting the standard for automobile transport for over 20 yea rs.We are proud to be"America's premier enclosed auto transport company." Visit our Website! 1 —fb www.intercitylines.com *****"Rated 5-stars by epinions.com " Please Call or E-mail for a FREE QUOTE 1-800-221-3936 • FAX 413-436-9422 552 Old West Brookfield Road •Warren, MA 01083 The official transporters for: The Auto Collections • Barrett Jackson • Bloomington Gold • Corvette Mike • Mecum Auctions • The Petersen Automotive Museum =

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Alfa Romeo Profile 192 pider Veloce Convertible The nimble little sportster of The Graduate fame is now a mature, if slightly portly, cruiser with a tidy little tuck to its nose and tail. Sort of like what Mrs. Robinson most likely had emulating Mrs. Robinson. Chassis number: ZARBB32N7N7004239 A s described by the seller: One registered owner, West Coast car, totally as new condition in every way. Virtually like the day it left Italy. Only 22,500 careful miles, no accidents, never smoked in. Attractive yellow exterior draped inside with luxury features including original black suede leather seats and door panels. Uniquely factory equipped for a European 2.0-liter roadster with power steering, air conditioning, power windows, locks and mirrors, AM/FM stereo with cassette, factory Campagnolo alloy wheels, correct Pirelli PZero tires, plus speed control. LoJack keyless entry alarm with interior movement sensor, color Alfa logo mats for shows, plus an extra daily set of mats and a fitted car cover. Original high-quality cloth top and window, and like the entire car, beautifully preserved. A very rare opportunity to capture a daily drivable reliable classic Italian sports car. The SCM analysis: This car sold car sold for $27,540, including buyer's premium, at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction held January 22-25, 2004. The price, at nearly triple the high SCM Price Guide value of $10,000, represents an extraordinary result. The 1991-1994 model Spiders were the last series of a 23-year production run for the 2-liter open Alfa. From the time the "square tail" model was introduced in 1971, the evergreen Spider went through many changes due to safety and emissions regulations. Most did not enhance the sporting nature or the looks of the car Power decreased, ride height was raised, and large rubber bumpers and spoilers spoiled, i f you will, the looks. But not all changes were bad The SPICA fuel injection system was jettisoned in 1979 in favor of a Bosch system. This finally solved most starting and drivability issues. The chassis was re-engineered in 1982, adding stiffness and vastly reducing cowl shake, although even with the car here you could easily mix a milkshake by just setting a glass on the dash and driving down the road. The final updates came in 1991. The rear of the car lost the rubber-lipped spoiler for a smoother, more integrated tail, and newly fashionable body-colored bumpers appeared. A driver's side airbag was also added For the upmarket "Veloce" model (the name at this point denoted only a higher level of trim, with its 120-hp, four-cylinder engine identical to the base car), these changes joined leather and suede seats, air conditioning, power windows, power steering and stereo cassette radio. The nimble little sportster of The Graduate fame was now a mature, if slightly portly, cruiser with a tidy little nip and tuck to its nose and tail. In other words, it had gone from being Kathleen to Since most older Alfa Spiders have had at least one impecunious owner (if it ain't broke, don' fix it, and if it is, how cheaply can I have it done?), buying a '90s car offers at least some reassurance against agerelated afflictions. Yet even these cars are now over a decade old, meaning the factory warranty is long expired and a documented service history is just as desirable as on a vintage example. Spiders from to rust than the 1990s are more resistant earlier models, though their steel is still not up to galvanized Porsche standards. This said, it is necessary to make sure that the drain holes in the doors have not been blocked or they will collect water and corrode from the inside. A prospective buyer should also watch out for badly repaired front-end damage on the nose, a common problem in areas where "touch parking" is practiced Interior trim was also improved from earlier models, though is still prone to looseness, rattles and breakage. Parts are easily obtained, however While the suede and leather seats are attractive and comfortable, they do not wear well. The interior of the car pictured here was one of the reasons it stood out. The seats were unmarked and the carpets were as-new, making the observed 22,587 miles believable. Even the printed Alfa logo on the AM/FM cassette radio was unfaded. The original Campagrzolo wheels were free of curb rash and were wearing new tires. The panel fit was excellent, and the original yellow paint was in very good condition—its only blemishes were a few minor stone chips touched-up on the front bumper So for a nearly new car; was the price that far out of line? Well, to compare, a 1991 Alfa Spider with under 19,000 miles recently sold on eBay Motors for $14,000 (ending early with the "buy it now" option). This was a Florida car in white with a tan interior; with all service records that, from the pictures, appeared to be as nice as the Barrett-Jackson car Furthermore, as Alfa Spiders are rarely used as year-round transportation in parts of the country that experience winter, there are no shortage of low mile- Years produced: 1971-1994 Number produced: 88,240 Original list price: $24,309 SCM Price Guide: $7,500- S10,000 Tune-up/Major service: $500-5800 Distributor cap: $17 Chassis #: lower left corner of windshield on dash top Engine #: stamped on boss right side near distributor Club: Alfa Romeo Owners Club of America, 10 Raskin Road, Morristown, NJ 07960 Web site: www.aroc-uso.org Alternatives: 1990-2004 Mazda Miata, 1996-1998 BMW Z3 1.9-L SCM Investment Grade. D 1971 Alfa Romeo 1750 Spider Lot #58, S/N AE1486793 Condition: 3+ Said at $17,280 Barrett-Jackson ; Scottsdale, AZ ; 1/16/2003 SCM ID# 30095 _ 4111141V 1988 Alfa Romeo Spider Lot #NR17, S/N 1ARBA55611061385 Condition: 2Sold at $14,734 RM; Boca Raton, FL ; 2/7/2003 SCM ID# 30821

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What $13,000 less will buy. age cars from the early '90s for sale. While many may not be as well preserved as our example, they offer good value if you're not concerned about a door ding or two. As a collectible, the pre-1970 round tails will always be the "real deal," though the final Spiders are the best of the post-I974 cars and therefore should hold their values better But it will be a long time before a '92 Alfa is anything other than a used car Buying one in as-new condition is a viable alternative to a Mazda Miata or fourcylinder BMW Z3, but for $27,000 you can order a new Miata and have change left over This sale appears to be a combination of a superb car and a little of that legendary "BarrettJackson magic" at work. While we often say the price guide goes out the window for a #1 condi- tion car, in this case the buyer 's wallet went with it.—Donald Osborne (Historical and descriptive information courtesy of the auction company)• www.a If apartscatalog.corn ROBB REPORT CAR OF THE YEAR TEST CAR! :AAA  Rolls Royce Khaki Green Metallic/Pewter Silver Green Wings-NOT REGISTERED IN US, LHD ••  Largest online parts and accessories catalog with factory part numbers, images, parts diagrams, and online ordering! "Original parts and hard to find NOS. "Rebuilds, sheet metal, restoration and aftermarket parts. "High performance components. "Full line of Alfa Romeo factory gifts, accessories and collectables. "Prompt worldwide delivery. From Giulietta to 164, factory authorized Alfa Romeo parts provider, over 30 years of exclusive Alfa Romeo experience. 800 890 ALFA (2532) 510 525 9435 www.alfapartscatalog.com '03 +8 35th Anniversary Indigo Blue '02 +8, Indigo Blue, Black Leather '01 +8, Connought Green, Ton leather/trim '94 +8, Oxford Blue, Ton leather blue piping '94 +8, Rolls Royce Velvet Green tan leather '89 4/4 Corsa Red/fan leather '65 +4 ROADSTER Apple Green '65 4/4 SERIES V RACER BRG '65 +44 SEATER BRG, (ream leather '63 +4 DHC, Yellow/black wings '63 +44 SEATER Red/black leather '63 4/4 SERIES V, Black/Red, Race Spec '61 +4 DHC, White/Red leather '61 +4, Red, Christopher Lawrence SS '61 +4, Polished alloy/blue, 200 HP '60 +4 ROADSTER Pale yellow ■ •  •  '• 1/• ■ • ■  '60 +4 DHC, BRG/black '58 +4 ROADSTER BRG, bustleback '53 +4 FLATRAD, BRG '53 +4 HAMAD DHC, Black '52 +4 RATRAD Metallic Blue '50 4/4 SERIES 1 ROADSTER New MorganWest Exdusive: '03 RI ACME RooaT Café Roadster '97 996 ACME RocxEr Café Roadster orsa n WEST Authorized Morgan Motor Car Dealer 3003 PICO BIND, SANTA MONICA, ca 90405 (310) 998-3311 MORGANWEST.NET DENNIS GLAVIS, MANAGING DIRECTOR It

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RM .4uctions tcetermi  nen s ro i e 1938 Bugatti T57C Atalante Coupe The catalog offered a believable explanation that the factory records are "mistaken," and that the car was indeed an Atalante from day one DATA Years produced 1935-1938 Numbers produced: approx. 700 (all T57 variants) Original list price: $5,500 SCM Price Guide: S275,000-1360,000 Tune up/Major service: what's your credit limit? Distributor cap: none Chassis #: on the left rear engine mount Engine #: in the middle of the valve covers towards the front, and on the left side of the block Club: American Bugatti Club, 600 Lakeview Terrace, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 Web site: www.americanbugatti club.org Alternatives: 1934-1939 Talbot Logo 150C, 1935-1939 Delahaye 135MS SCM Investment Grade: A COMPS Chassis number: 57679 Engine number: 496 T This particular example, chassis no. 57679 fitted with engine no. 496, was invoiced by the factory as a Gangloff Stelvio drophead cabriolet for delivery to Earl Howe. However, RM Auctions believe that the records are mistaken because for well over 50 years the Atalante on offer here has been known and widely regarded as the Lord Cholmondley Atalante. This is further substantiated by period photographs taken in front of Lord Cholmondley's house that show the Atalante registered with his traditional number plate, FGC180. Furthermore, the car known as the Lord Howe Stelvio, chassis no. 57698, resides in a museum in Texas. In the mid 1950s, this Atalante was imported into the U.S. and subsequently registered to a Mr. Sorenson of New Jersey. It remained within the care of the Sorensen family for at least 20 years. In the late 1980's, the Atalante passed through a succession of owners until it became a centerpiece within the Len Immeke collection. It was during this time that it was upgraded with a supercharger by the marque specialists Competition Motors. Several years later, the Atalante changed hands once again, going to an important Japanese collector until it was purchased by the actor, Nicolas Cage. he Type 57 Bugatti was introduced in March 1934, and variants of this touring model formed virtually the entire output from the MoLsheim factory until war intervened in September 1939—by which time a total of less than 700 examples had been produced. Influenced by Ettore Bugatti's talented young son Jean, the car was larger and more refined than previous models. It remains in excellent condition and truly show worthy, as it is one of the most beautiful, striking designs to have been produced at Molsheim. This Atalante is truly an important car that would be a centerpiece of any collection. Attesting to this, the Atalante has been shown at Pebble Beach, where it was met with much enthusiasm from the judges and crowds. The SCM analysis: This T57 Bugatti sold for $533,500 at the RM Auction in Phoenix, AZ, held on January 23, 2004. It had sold previously at RM's Amelia Island sale in March 2002 for $451,000. In the early 1930s, Le Patrone decided that as plagiarism was the most sincere form of admiration, he would buy two or three Miller straight-eight Indy cars and faithfully copy the magnificent twin cam design. The Bugatti Type 50, 51 and 55 followed, using the Miller-derived engine. With father Ettore busy with a train project, his talented son Jean designed the Type 57. For production purposes the Miller design was simplified and the camshafts were driven by a quirky and typically French train of gears at the rear of the engine. In retrospect the T57 was the Bugatti with the largest production numbers, the best road-going Bugatti, and unfortunately, Bugatti's swan song. The car came in two series with four variations, namely T57, T57C (compres- 1936 Bugatti Type 57 Atolante Lot #34, S/N 57432 Condition: 1 Sold at $617,425 Christie's ; Apeldoorn, Netherlands ; 8/31/2003 SCM ID# 32552 1939 Bugani Type 57 Aravis Lot #73, S/N 57732 Condition: 1Sold at $484,500 Christie's; Tarrytown, NY; 4/28/2001 SCM ID# 23868 sor), T57S (short, low-slung chassis), and T57SC (with a blower added to the short chassis). At least in theory, every chassis could have been ordered with any of the following "standard" body styles: Galibier (four-door sedan), Ventowc (two-door, four-seat coupe), Ste/via (twodoor, four-seat cabriolet), Atalante (two-door, two-seat coupe) and Aravis (two-door, two-seat cabriolet). This being far too simple for the French, it should be noted that several racing models of the T57 were produced, usually called 5777 (as in Tourist Trophy), and a number of coachbuilders from Portugal to Poland created "one offs." Confused? Don't worry, you are not alone. This brings us to the subject at hand, namely chassis number 57679. An old friend, we met for the first time two years ago at Rill's Amelia Island auction, where the car was being offered for sale from the collec- Sports Car Market

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lion of SCM'er Nicolas Cage. I vividly recall the car; which carried what is most likely an Argentine reproduction blower (a well-done piece, probably better than an original supercharger) and looked like a very nice driver—meaning that if you wanted to show it, it 's nut-and-bolt, homeequity-loan time. The T57 sold for $451,000. Moving forward to this January, we find our- selves at the elegant surroundings of the Arizona Biltmore, where RAI is again auctioning this Atalante. The biggest question is, no doubt, the factory records that list the car as a Stelvio. An issue, of course, as those are worth perhaps $65,000-$90,000 less than Atalantes. The catalog offered a believable explanation that the factory records are "mistaken," and that the car was indeed an Atalante from day one, not just a quick rebody by a capricious English lord, though that 's also possible. In those days the rich and powerful could say to the selling agent, "Rebody this thing right away; it blows around my mistress 'hair," and the car went quickly to Alsace and came back as an Atalante. And of course, the rich routinely screwed the Inland Revenue (the equivalent of the IRS), so the deal would most likely have been in cash, with no records existing. Regardless of whether this was an original Atalante or not, do you really want to have to make excuses for your car 's provenance? USAPPRAISAL Monthly Mystery Photo Response Deadline April 25, 2004 .. ....  .  ..  _ /414 ,  14t. - -,..,  j. The complete one stop resto shop 'Complete classic and custom vehicle restoration/creation and repair services for every model year prior to 1980 .True triple-plate chrome plating (old style) 'Pre-purchase inspection, appraisals and title services (PA) Be the author of the most accurate, creative or provocative response and receive a sure-to-be-collectible-someday 1/18-scale collector car model courtesy of USAppraisal. Ties will be arbitrarily and capriciously decided. Our Photo, Your Caption e-mail: mysteryphoto@sportscarmarket.com; snailmail: Mystery, P.O. Box 16130, Portland OR 97292 Fax your response to 503.253.2234. Send us your mystery photo! If we use it, you'll get an official "SCM Fright Pig Inspector" cap. Use contact info above; email photos at 300 dpi in JPEG format. May 2004 Phone: 412-653-367 Toll-Free: 1-866-877-8866 Fax: 412-653-3798 Web:httcilwww.carsof• • h.comi 'Collector vehicles bought and sold 'Vehicle/parts location and fabrication 'Maintenance Agreements. Safe Purchase Program. Hobbyist Co-op Program OF PITTSBURC,H CARS Classic Auto Restoration Services of Pittsburgh And just as the car has laid its claim to being an original factory Atalante, it is now being sold as a T57C implying that it also came from the factory with a supercharger, which is not true. Considering that there is a significant difference in value between the plain vanilla T57s and factory blown T57C cars (from 25 to as much as 50 percent of value) perhaps this point is not so minor The car was hammered at $485,000 (with the premium bringing the price to $533,500), meaning the seller likely paid nothing to enjoy this car for two years. Congratulations. I do hope the new buyer was aware of exactly what he was buying, a magnificent car with a few issues, in driving but not Pebble condition, at a full but not excessive price. —Raymond Milo (Historical and discriptive information courtesy of the auction company)• lenttol sobel. of .1°°6 00 S. S'113Qu'' t ad 49

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al Briesi Poulain Le Fur erman ar ro e 1963 Porsche 356 Carrera 2 GS/GT Its appeal is simple to understand: A turnkey entry into most every exciting historic race and rally, including the Monte Carlo Historic Rally, the Tour Auto in France, the Tour of Spain, and the Rallye des Alpes Years produced: 1963 Number produced: 14 Original list price: approx. $5400 SCM valuation: $200,000-$250,000 Tune-up/Major service: $1,000$1,500 Distributor cap: $1,000 Chassis #: stamped into tub in front compartment Engine #: stomped near center of case Club: Porsche Club of America, 980 Hammond Drive, Suite 1000, Atlanta, GA, 30328 . Web site: www.pca.org Alternatives: 1963-1965 Porsche Carrera 2 GS, 1960-1962 Porsche Carrera GTL Abarth, 1965 Alfa Romeo GTA ; SCM Investment Grade: A Chassis number: 124651 T his ex-works car was one of 14 built in 1963, according to specifications for its export to Sweden, where it was used in the Swedish Rally Championship. It ran in the June 1963 "Midnight Sun" rally, which went 150 km north of the Arctic Circle in unbelievable conditions, including a 1.5-km stage through a dark underground iron mine. Driver Berndt Jansson and co-driver Erik Petterson won the race, an outstanding result considering among the competitors were "Mr. Saab" Erik Carlsson and Ove Anderson, today the head of Toyota's Formula One department. During the rally, the car had red interim registration plates showing B1780. The car made an exhibition tour to Porsche dealers in 1964, and was totally restored by the Porsche factory itself from 1981-1985. In 2000, work was carried out to optimize the car for use in vintage rallies. All necessary safety changes were made, including modifications to the gas tank, addition of a circuit breaker and fire extinguisher, and the installation of four-point seat belts and a roll bar. Two Recaro seats are mounted in the car, but the original seats still exist and the mounts have not been changed. Other equipment needed for rallying that has been fitted includes a Tripmaster and interior light. The car comes with four sets of wheels (street, race, snow, studded). It has current FIA papers and is ready to rally or race in any vintage car event. It is an all-numbers-matching car, as on the factory certificate. The SCM analysis: This car sold for $249,652 at the Artcurial Briest Poulain Le Fur auction in Paris, France, on February 15, 2004. The Carrera 2 GS/GT is unique as it is a car that can do it all. A further evolution of the Carerra 2 GS (which was itself a higher-spec 356B) the GT was as successful in rallies and circuit races as it is a pleasure to 50  drive on the road. It is quite rare to see one come up for sale and it does not surprise me that this one was quickly snapped up by a passionate Porsche collector I am quite familiar with this particular car, as during the past 20-plus years, it was owned by the noted Porsche collector Hans Dieter Blatzheim of Bonn, Germany'. He passed away in a racing accident at the Narburgring, while driving a 917, and his widow Ellen loaned the car to my good friend Peter Kaus for display in hiA Rosso Bianco museum in Aschaffenburg, Germany. Later, Ellen's son used the car and saw to its race preparation. The GT was a full-blown streetable race car based on the production 356B T-6 chassis, but built by the Porsche factory 1962 Porsche 356B Carrera 2 Lot #241,5/N 122561 Condition: I Sold at $178,180 Bonhams; Monte Carlo ; 5/26/2003 SCM ID# 31201 1957 Porsche 356 Carrera Lot #I42, S/N 83735 Condition: 2+ Sold at $180,000 RM; Santa Monica, CA; 5/25/2002 SCM ID# 28485 competition department to be lighter more nimble, and more powerful. It's just another example of why Porsche is famous for the strong link between its racing exploits and production cars. The body used aluminum for both doors and the front and rear deck lids. The rear deck lid had louvers for extra engine cooling. The body shell had a special lower weld bead added to give the chassis more rigidity. The door window frames were also made of aluminum and the side windows were Plexiglas. All unnecessary exterior trim was deleted, from bumper guards to the windscreen surround. The interior was as spartan Sports Car Market

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110-liter fuel tank with an external center hood fill was used Wheels were steel and aluminum two-piece units with venting for the brand new disc brakes, the first to be fitted to a 356. With these unique components taken from Porsche 's famous racing Spyders, the Carrera GT was indeed a very special 356. To find one of just 14 produced, as this car is, with a terrific history and its original mechanical components intact, well restored, and with proper documentation including current F1A historic identity papers, is even more special. The car carried a whole host of documentation: the original Porsche factory build certificate (which also shows its first owner), original road registration (necessary for rallying at that time), record of its restoration from Porsche, and documentation from its recent professional race preparation. Besides all this, the car was also featured in Jurgen Barth 's The Porsche Book, and its entire ownership is known. It doesn't really get much better from a paperwork standpoint. When one considers that this car is a turnkey entry into most every exciting historic race and rally, including the Monte Carlo Historic Rally, the Tour Auto in France, the Tour of Spain, and the Rallye des Alpes, its appeal to the new owner is simple to understand as could be, with lightweight aluminum seat shells and a wooden steering wheel. For performance, a 2,000-cc version of Porsche's famous four-camshaft Carrera racing engine was installed and fitted with two Weber 46 IDM-2 carburetors enabling it to produce 155 hp. This was mated to a close-ratio, four-speed gearbox with four sets of available gear ratios. The car had a 7.31 final drive ratio and a limited-slip differential. A large When compared with a nice Carrera 2 GS selling around $150,000-$160,000, a Carrera GTL Abarth worth over $500,000, or even a good competition Alfa Romeo GTZ- I at $250,000, this car offers a great bang for the buck And that's even with the current currency weakness that has inflated the value of the American dollar For the European buyer in Paris, this was an even better buy.—Mark B. Leonard (Historical and descriptive information courtesy of the auction company)• Vintage Rallies 2004! FORZA AMELIA Amelia Island Concours, Collier Museum & much more! 4 Driving Days  March 14 to 19 1975 or earlier sports, racing or CT cars $3995 per couple, all inclusive NEW ENGLAND 1000 Vermont, New Hampshire & Maine! 4 Driving Days—May 23 to 28 1975 or earlier sports, racing or CT cars $3995 per couple, all inclusive Vermont, New Hampshire & The Berkshires! 4 Driving Days—October 3 to 8 Any exotic sports car of any year $3995 per couple, all inclusive FORZA MILLE TEXAS 1000 San Antonio & Texas Hill Country! 4 Driving Days—November 7 to 12 1975 or earlier sports, racing or CT cars $3995 per couple, all inclusive New! aRCUIT OF IRELAND 9 Driving Days—September 6 to September 15 1975 or earlier sports, racing or GT cars, or any Mini $7995 per couple, all inclusive, except transportation September 3 to 6: Goodwood Revival, $3995 per couple Vintage Rallies Inc. 80 Jackson Hill Road, Sharon, CT 06069 800-645-6069 fax: 860-364-5899 visit www.vintagerallies.com for updates May 2004 51

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IMIRMIRRINTIMIRIFffil 1111111110I111111111101111161 11 Arizona 356s: The Good, The Not-So-Good, And The Bargains The story of a strong 356 market that, at least for two weekends, continues to reach new highs for nice Porsches in many shapes and sizes D id you say "bargains?" In Arizona? Yes, despite the generally robust prices we see in the desert each and every January, there are always a few good cars that slip through the cracks. Of course, there are always more than enough of the world-recordprice cars around as well. These nine cars tell the story of a strong 356 market that, at least for two weekends, continues to reach new highs for nice Porsches in many shapes and sizes. Remember that both BarrettJackson and RM claim to select their cars from a large number of offerings, and they each have quite a few registered bidders. Without both of those elements, it may be hard to replicate the top prices we saw here. GOOD DEALS Most who want an open 356A buy Speedsters. They are blessed with the iconic looks of the early 356s, and make Cabs look lumpy by comparison. Values of the two models reflect this, with good Speedsters trading in the $55,000-$75,000 range and Cabs making only $35,000$40,000. So what's with the 1959 A Cabriolet that sold for $53,460 at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale (lot 955)? In a classic Porsche color combination of Metallic Silver with a red leather interior and in superb condition, this Cabriolet is a sweetheart, right on the money for a no-excuses, drive-it-home-and-enjoy-it kind of car. While there's little upside here apart from the enjoyment the new owner will get from the car, there should be little downside as well unless he needs to sell it in a hurry. Roadsters are the hot ticket in the 356 world, with the best of the later 356 mechanical upgrades mated to the prettiest body. Match that up with an unusual color and a nice restoration, and we should be looking at big dollars, with high SCM Price Guide values for 1962 Twin Grille models at $75,000. Just 249 copies were built, putting them at the top of the value heap for production push-rod body styles. A black/tan Twin Grille at RM's Phoenix auction (lot 102) shows us the star power of a superb example. It sold for $103,400, a In a classic Porsche color combination of Metallic Silver with a red leather interior and in superb condition, this Cabriolet was a sweetheart, and right on the money for a no-excuses, drive-it-home-and-enjoy-it kind of car NOT-SO-GOOD DEALS Almost any running, driving Speedster is a $50,000 car, yet a 1956 model in Speedster Blue (non-metallic medium/light blue) with a tan interior struggled to just $48,600 at Barrett Jackson (lot 166). Why? Because originality and condition matter to 356 buyers. You are money ahead buying a correct car, and as Brock Yates said on the Speed Channel, 356 buyers these days are both knowledgeable and picky. This one was fully priced, with lousy gaps on the movable panels, adding to its image as a slap-dash "auction special." A car like this only makes sense if you're looking for a driver and are partial to blue. Just be sure to stay away from Porsche Club concours events. "Single-grille" Roadsters (1960 and 1961 356B models with one cooling grille on the engine lid) usually trade in the $40,000-$50,000 range, yet Barrett-Jackson sold a Black 1961 model for $88,560 (lot 659). Yes, this car was a superb restoration of a top-of-the-line Super 90, in great colors. Still, this was a big price, even for this stunning car. About the best we can say valuewise was that the new owner bought the car cheaper than it would have cost to restore one to this quality. It takes a special Cabriolet to sell Lousy panel gaps kept price down. Sports Car Market very large price indeed. But this was a stunning restoration, and while not quite a national concours winner, this is a car that will compete for people's choice just about anywhere. Book value for B Roadsters may only be $40,000-$50,000, yet even at $55,000, the Fjord Green (medium/dark green) 1960 356B Roadster with a tan interior at RM (lot 69) can be considered a good buy. It was nicely restored with all the right stuff but just wasn't well presented, with an unrestored engine compartment that let the car down. The new buyer should be able to do all right here without undergoing any major work; 30 hours of body, interior and engine detailing will make the price paid seem more than fair.

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metallic dark blue. It's hard to fault this car, and loaded with options, it brought Twin Grille Roadster money just because it was so pretty. But this price is still a bit over-the-top, even for an SC Cab in superb condition with unusual colors. As always, you can throw away a price guide when looking at a #1 car this nice. THE BARGAINS Best bargain: 1962 Twin Grille Roadster for Roadster money. RM presented a 1964 C Cabriolet (lot 127), in Signal Red with a black vinyl interior and leather seats. It had pretty paint, but poor hood fit and a tatty engine compartment, with leaky Zenith carbs and a dirty oil filter housing. It sold for $50,600, which was lots of money for what the car was—a good deal for the seller only. A #2 condition C Cabriolet should rightly trade in the $40,000-$50,000 range; I would have felt better about this car at the lower end of this spread. How then, to explain $91,800 for another 1964 SC Cabriolet at Barrett-Jackson (lot 637)? The SC is the final and most powerful pushrod 356 built, and this example was finished in Bali Blue, a marvelous non- Perhaps the best bargain came at RM, on a 1962 Twin Grille Roadster (lot 131). For just $56,100 (still over the estimate of $40,000-$50,000), this Ivory-colored piece of Porsche exclusivity found a new home. Sure, it had lousy gaps, the paint was tired and the car had needs. But as an original Super 90 Roadster, this one had real potential. All in all, the results from the desert simply point out that 356s of many different sorts continue to climb in value. Yes, Arizona tends to bring out the exuberance in bidders, but the fact that nearly every 356 brought more than expected, sometimes much more, is an indication that this is one hot market.• A year ago, $24,750 might have seemed like over-the-top money for the straight and correct 1959 356A Coupe with no sunroof and tired paint that sold at RM (lot 125). But unmolested A Coupes have become the perpetual flavor of the month to many 356ers. Any original, straight, 356 Coupe is hard to find; 356A coupes in unusual colors (like this one's Meissen Blue, a pale eggshell blue) are even harder. The 2004 edition of the SCM Price Guide lists values for good A Coupes between $25,000-$35,000, so I'd call this car well bought. A car that needs paint can be a fun project; a car that needs heavy bodywork ceases to be interesting. Tired but straight, like this one, beats shiny and wrong every time. 1145 Park Avenue Emeryville, California USA 94608 Phone: (510) 653-7555 • Fax: (510) 653-9754 www.fantasyjunction.com Pwactiaa /gficasiewez it oeciete egtmai, dadac cutee &94 fterbizotzutee ea,r4 I9 -5 Iola T-296 • Excellent condition. S-1 -.000 in 'went work. Exunwh List and coilipoithe. Spares. S125.0(H). 1954 Maserati A6GCS. sin 2053. Highly desirable car 1951 Ferrari 340 America Touring coupe. sin 0126A. 1925 Lancia Lambda Boattail Pirotta Special  ; ared tor in excellent condition with over SAHLWO in recent receipts Excellent mechanical condition with new engine. gearbox and and has succestull. ; completed the Mille Miglia Retrosp,ane. With from Epifitni Restorations. Runs strong and event ready. brakes by Patrick Ottis. Known histon. build sheet and HA and FM strengthened with major 7th Series components and rare Pirotta S875.1n. documents. Eligible for all events. S950.000. head this car is reads for all oents. S98.500. May 2004  53

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American Car Profile 1967 Plymouth Satellite Hemi Convertible Values of original Hemi cars with solid bodies and accurate restorations have been steadily moving into the stratosphere, with $200,000 no longer unheard of for the right cars Out of the 2,759 Satellite convertibles built in 1966, just 27 were equipped with Hemis. In 1967, production records show just one Hemi Satellite convertible built; the model had been eclipsed by the new GTI However there are now two 1967 Hemi Satellite convertibles known to have been offered for sale since 2000; the car pictured here is one of them. It was built in April 1966, part of the pilot build at the factory, while regular serial production of the rest of the '67s didn't begin until four months later This car had a red interior, a red convertible top boot, and a black canvas power top, all in good condition. The panel fit was very good, as was the white paint with the exception of a small chip and repaint in the driver's rear quarter panel. The undercarriage was clean, as was the engine compartment. When the Satellite was started before the auction, it had a satisfying, undeniable Hemi rumble. All said, it was a nicely preserved original car, with relatively low mileage. Chassis number: RP27J77100022 Custom-built at the St. Louis assembly plant, this Satellite was equipped with a pre-production, hand-built 426-ci Hemi, four-speed transmission, and every available option including power steering, power disc brakes, power windows, a power top, and factory front shoulder seat belts. C It retains its original sheetmetal, showing 56,000 miles. This car was built in spring 1966 and was the personal ride of John Berry, plant manager of the St. Louis facility where all the B-body convertibles were manufactured. The car's serial number translates exactly as it should. Full documentation and authentication are provided by marque expert Galen Govier. It's truly a "one-off" 426 Hemi convertible. The SCM analysis: This Satellite convertible sold for $135,000 at Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale, on January 24, 2004. This sale price reflects the rare combination, especially in 1967, of a 426 Hemi motor and the Satellite convertible body style. By the late '60s, Chrysler had developed an impressive range of powerful motors. In cubic inches, the 440, 383, and 340 V8s were rivals to any of the competition's offerings. But it was the 426 Hemi that asserted itself as a legend. The Hemi was the direct descendant of the only slightly less famous Max Wedge, another 426-ci V8 (in 1963 and 1964), but without the hemispherical combustion chambers. The Wedge was capable of 425 hp at 13.5:1 compression, but the 426 Hemi could produce the same output at only 10.25:1. The Hemi burst onto the scene at the 1964 Daytona 500, where it powered the top three finishers. NA SCAR subsequently mandated that Chrysler either make the Hemi available in production cars, or quit using it in racing. Hence, in 1966 the street Hemi was born. With an advertised horsepower of 425, but an actual horsepower thought to be anywhere between 502 and 520, these fire-breathing, tire-smoking (and gas guzzling) monsters were now available to Joe Public, in Plymouth's Belvedere and Satellite models starting in 1966, with the GTX added for 1967. Plymouth wasn't offering groundbreaking styling to its customers in the late '60s, and the Satellite is no exception. With the top down, it looks like a tissue box on wheels, the opposite of the flamboyant noseconeand-wing treatment that has come to represent the quintessential Hemi Mopars, the Daytona and the Superbird. hrysler Corporation swears that it never produced any Plymouth Satellite Hemi convertibles in 1967, despite the fact that two have surfaced in recent years, one as-yet-unrestored production model and this 1967 "pilot" car. The seller had hoped to get between $150,000 and $200,000 for the car citing prices other Hemis were bringing. That the bidding stopped shy of these numbers was likely because the car is simply not very visually stimulating, with the styling appeal of a brick, and unhelped by its white paint. Judging by the results of the Mopar feeding frenzy at Barrett-Jackson this year wallets were getting opened wide by the outrageously hued (Go Mango, Sublime, Plum Crazy, etc.) Chargers and 'Cudas. Even so, this car made an extraordinary price. Let's just hope the documentation that comes with this car includes more than a third-parry claim that it used to belong to that plant manager Even if that story checks out, being "oneof-two" means a lot more when you 're talking about a hand-built racing car from the '30s than a mass-produced model from the Big Three. Of course, buyers of American muscle cars have long been placing their own premiums on exclusivity ("I've got the only purple one built with a factory-installed 8-track and green floormats. '), as a way of differentiating one car from another DATA Years Produced: 1966-1967 Number Produced: 29 Original List Price: 52,986 (base) SCM Price Guide: S32,500-545,000 Distributor cap: $12.30 Tune-up/Major service: $150-5400 Engine #: side of block (either) below valve cover Chassis #: fender tag in interior fender Hemi cars are bringing ever-larger amounts of money, with buyers speculating on the appreciation potential of the motors alone. Original-motor cars with solid bodies and restorations of any Hemiequipped model have been steadily moving into the stratosphere, with $200,000 no longer unheard of for authentic cars. With Chrysler's marketing money pushing its new incarnation of the Hemi brand name, who knows what heights the Hemi craze may reach? Regardless, this Satellite at $135,000 is a fair reflection of Barrett-Jackson 's ability to turn enthusiasm into dollars at a healthy exchange rate—the seller should be genuinely pleased with this price. While it may seem strange to call a droptop American car on a chassis that was used for taxi-cabs a good buy at over six figures, in fact that was the case here. It's a Hemi, it's a convertible, and it may be one of two. And if you want to take along three or more friends, and put the top down while you lay down twin strips of rubber all over your neighborhood, this is the way to go.—Marit Anne Peterson (Historical and descriptive information courtesy of the auction company)• Club: National B-Body Owners Association, 216 12th St., Boone, IA, 50036-2019 Web site: www.wwnboa.org Alternatives: 1966 Dodge Coronet Hemi convertible, 1967-1969 COPO Camaro SCM Investment Grade: B 1968 Dodge Charger "GTS" Lot #724, S/1.1 0P2908B188083 Condition: 1+ Sold at $113,400 Barrett-Jackson ; Scottsdale, AZ; 1/16/2003 SCM ID# 30058 1970 Plymouth Road Runner Superbird Lot #711,5/N RM23R0A166207 Condition: 1Sold at $145,800 Barrett-Jackson, Scottsdale, AZ ; 1/16/2003 SCM ID# 30056

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1966 Porsche 906 If the new owner knew that 906.016 was a weird but very real chassis number, and that it had both factory development and extensive race history, then he had the unfair advantage worthy of his bidding paddle knows that 906 chassis numbers start with 100 (101, 102, etc.). Porsche did build a few 904s and 904-based Berg Spyders with six-cylinder engines, and those cars were given the chassis numbers 906.001 through 012, but they were 904s, a complete different Car I can imagine a whole lot of people sitting on their hands looking to see who would take the chance with this car and the expert who "believes the chassis to be genuine." (Let's hope so—it was clearly stated that the car had a new body, and with the engine and transarle represented only as the correct type, there S not much else left) If ever an auction car had "caveat emptor" written across it, this was it. On the other hand, with Jurgen Barth stating that 016 was one of two factory development cars, and the original private owner and purchase date known... Well, this could be quite the deal if it's a "real enough" 906 to get the essential FM papers to enter the car into vintage events. What's needed in this situation is real information, and the bidder who has it is miles and dollars ahead. He'll be able to answer the $150,000 question: What is the chance that this development chassis indeed made it out into the world instead of being junked? And how does one go about proving it? Chassis number: 906.016 • • • hen introduced in 1966 the Porsche 906—marketed generally as the "Carrera 6"—combined a multi-tubular space-frame chassis with strikingly low and curvaceous lightweight fiberglass body paneling aimed at minimum aerodynamic drag. It marked Porsche's response to new VIA governing body regulations introduced for the 1966 season, which specified a minimum production requirement of 50 identical units before a model could qualify for homologation within the new Group 4 Sports class. According to a fax from factory customer racing director and former works driver Jurgen Barth, Porsche 906 chassis 016 was originally a works test car and participated in the 1966 Le Mans test weekend, registered "SXE37." Barth goes on to list the first private owner as a "W. Bock" in Italy, who purchased the car on May 12, 1967. W Invoices with the car document its restoration and subsequent maintenance, and a report carried out on behalf of the current owner in 1998 by respected Porsche authority Dale Miller is available. To summarize, Mr. Miller believes the chassis to be genuine and the engine and transaxle to be of the correct type, but not necessarily original. The coachwork was, in common with many 906s, replaced during restoration. Mr. Miller notes in passing that chassis 016 was one of two early development cars, the other being 017. Sold strictly "as seen" but offering exceptional value, this competition coupe is "on the button," ready to compete in a variety of events and even road registered. It offers the successful purchaser the chance to acquire a classic sports-prototype at a level usually associated with production road cars, leaving ample room to improve upon details of the restoration when and if it suits the owner. The SCM analysis: This car sold for $156,500 at Bonhams ' Niirburgring auction on August 9, 2003, at the low end of an estimate of $150,000-$225,000. I wasn't at the auction, but it would have been interesting to have watched the crowd when this car came up. Everything was wrong: It was a late entry, the estimate was about half the generally accepted value range for good 906s ($350,000-$450,000), and the catalog was obviously careful about what it did and did not say, with no race history stated. There is also the issue with the chassis number Any Porsche buyer The nice thing about racing cars, particularly the ones that run serious international events, is that they leave tracks. Somewhere buried in the old race records is proof of what cars ran, where they competed, who drove them, etc. The problem comes in digging it up many decades after the fact Fortunately Dr Janos Wimpffen (author of Time & Two Seats) has a searchable database of exactly this information, which tells us that 016 ran five major Italian FM events in 1967-1968, including the Targa Florio twice! Suddenly the picture looks a lot different. Years produced: 1966-67 Number produced: 61 Original list price. $12,000 SCM Price Guide: 1300,000-$450,000 , Cost per hour to race: $800 Distributor cap: $1,000 (twin-plug engine) It 's still necessary to tread carefully though, as tube-frame race cars are always easy to reproduce, whether they come from Porsche, Alfa Romeo, or Lotus. And of course, there is a grand tradition of "discovering" cars with lost chassis numbers in barns around the world. (See "The Fake And The Fall Guy," December 2003.) Virtually all of the 906-specific parts are available either as factory spares or as reproductions so there are no guarantees, particularly in this situation. I'm told the buyer was a shrewd and knowledgeable German (also an SCM'er), and sitting next to him was another SCM'er who has a ton of experience with sports racers like this, along with running a 300S regularly in vintage events. In other words, these were two savvy guys who came ready to make the steal of the auction season. If the new owner knew that 906.016 was a weird but very real chassis number, that it had both factory development and extensive race history, and had reason to believe that some or all of the parts were original, he had the unfair advantage. I can imagine his delight in watching the others afraid to challenge his bid, and his even further delight when he took his half-priced booty home on his trailer—Thor Thorson (Historical and descriptive information courtesy of the auction company)• Chassis #: top of frame tube, right side of engine bay Engine #: by distributor base at front (with twin-plug distributor it is effectively invisible) Club: Porsche Club of America, P.O. Box 5900, Springfield, VA 22150 Web site www.pca.ora Alternatives , Alfa Romeo 33/2, Ferrari 206 Dino, AbarM Simca SCM Investment Grade. A 1966 Porsche 906 Lot #439, S/N 906.145 Condition: 4+ Sold at $297,000 RM, Monterey, CA ; 8/18/2000 SCAI ID# 10278 1966 Porsthe -906 Lot #138,5/N 906.122 Condition: 1Sold at $253,000 RM; Monterey, CA; 8/18/2000 SCM ID# 10328 _6'655;_miZ6S%!;!ZZ6!65Z;9

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CHRISTIE'S INTERNATIONAL MOTOR CARS In 1990, Christie's held our first automotive auction on the Monterey Peninsula, bringing our high standards of quality, expertise and service, as well as over 200 years of experience to the motoring weekend. Fourteen years later, the Christie's event has been established as the most significant auction for exceptional motor cars in the world. Our sales have featured historically significant examples and premier collections, resulting in record-setting prices. Today, we are thrilled to announce the newest chapter in Christie's motoring history with our ground-breaking move to the Monterey Jet Center. Our team of specialists is currently accepting consignments for this extraordinary sale, which is poised to become the newest focal point in the week of events. Early highlights to this auction include: 1959 Ferrari 250GT LWB California Spyder Chassis no. 1217 Estimate: $1,000,000-1,200,000 Exceptional Motor Cars At the Monterey Jet Center Auction Enquiries  12 August 2004 Gordon McCall  amccallachristies.com  Tel: +1 831 372 0909  Consignment Deadline 18 June 2004 Rupert Banner rbannerachristies.com  Tel: +44 (0)20 7389 2851  Catalogues +800 395 6300 Venue The Monterey Jet Center 300 Sky Park Drive Monterey, California www.christies.com MONTEREY JET CENTER

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Market Report Overview THIS ISSUE: SCM Experts rate 207 cars TOP SALES THIS ISSUE Strong prices for Gullwings at B-JB arrett-Jackson, RM and Kruse. In the following pages, we report on the title fight for king of the Arizona desert that these three car-selling behemoths en- gaged in. Between them, they hammered sold 1,093 cars, for a total of $54 million. Of course, it's no secret that Barrett-Jackson was the 900-pound gorilla of January, accounting for $38.5m of the sale total, and 744 of the cars sold. But the $10.4m that RM accomplished, from 90 cars, and the $5m that Kruse hammered down, from 249 cars, are respectable results in their own right. While Barrett-Jackson stands as a fourwheeled eco-system unto itself, with prices made that often can't be replicated in the outside world, the results of Kruse and RM were more in line with what we've come to expect. It bears acknowledging that RM got its work done, selling a high-end selection of cars, at the same exact time that B-J, just a few miles away, was hitting its own home runs. This means, simply, that there is room in the market for everyone, and that Craig Jackson's continued focus on the $75,000-$150,000 segment of the market has allowed his own results to grow, while at the same time giving some space to RM to pursue its traditional catalog-style event. Looking through the prices made at these auctions, one would have reason to be encouraged about the state of the market. Whether it's nasty 1965 Mustang convertibles that used to be worth $15k now bringing $25k, or a Tucker setting a world-record price at $500k, the trend, across the board, is up.—ED.• BY THE NUMBERS Total sales (in millions) $40.0 $35.0 $30.0 $25.0 $20.0 $15.0 $10.0 $5.0 $0.0 2000  2001 111 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale SCM 1 - 6 Scale  Condition Ratin s :  2002 2003 RM Auctions Phoenix 1. National concours standard/perfect  2 Ver •ood, club concours, some small flaws  2004 Kruse Scottsdale 3: Average daily driver in decent condition  4: Still a driver but with some as sarent flaws  5 A nasty beast that runs but has many problems 6 Good on) for 'arts 1. 1932 Duesenberg 1 convertible, 5748,000, RM, p. 69 2. 1948 Talbot-Logo T26C race car, 5594,000, RM, p. 62 3. 1938 Bugatti T57C Atalante coupe, 5533,500, RM, p. 62 4. 1948 Tucker 48 sedan, 5495,000 RM, p. 72 5. 1938 Lincoln Zephyr hot rod, S432,000, B-1, p. 84 6. 1917 Pierce-Arrow 66 A-4 tourer, S412,500, RM, p. 65 7. 1933 Pierce-Arrow Twelve convert., S374,000, RM, p. 69 8. 1951 Talbot Logo T26 GS cabriolet, 5368,500, RM, p. 62 9. 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL coupe, 5367,200, B-1, p. 77 10. 1931 Chrysler CG Imperial roadster, 5333,000, RM, p. 68 RM's top-selling Duesenberg J Convertible. scmBest Buys 1. 1933 Packard Eight phaeton, $88,000, RM, p. 69 2. 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu hardtop, $8,910, B-1, p.89 3. 1972 Plymouth Duster coupe, S12,960, K, p. 105 4. 1931 Chrysler Imperial roadster, S330,000, RM, p. 68 5. 1969 Chevrolet Comoro Yenko clone, S16,980, B-1, p. 93 340-powered Ouster only '/2. 5)6() us Kruse 'NSide RM Auctions, Phoenix, AZ (RM)  Barrett-Jackson, Scottsdale, AZ (B J)  Kruse International, Scottsdale, AZ (K)  - p. 60 p. 75 p. 99

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Market Reports  RM AUCTIONS INC. RM Auctions Phoenix, Arizona January 23, 2004 Auctioneer:  Number of lots:  Number of lots sold:  Sales rate:  Sale total:  High sale:  Peter Bainbridge 99 90 91% 510,369,000 Lot 73, 1932 Duesenberg Model .1 Murphy convertible, sold at $748,000 Premium. 10% (included in prices of sold lots) zak: Report by Dave Brownell and John Apen Market opinion in italics y staking out the high ground in the orgy of January collector car auctions in Arizona, RM has managed to find consistent success. This year visitors and bidders enjoyed the added convenience of attending the sale in the Arizona Biltmore's posh new Frank Lloyd Wright ballroom, which RM officials say will be their permanent sale site for this auction henceforth rather than the temporary tent as before. The ballroom is well suited to the task and cars were moved through the stage efficiently, with no hitches or glitches. Once again, auctioneer Peter Bainbridge wielded the gavel. His combination of wit and British understatement provided a refreshing contrast to the migraine-inducing jabbering of a number of auctioneers at some competing venues. B The sale rate at this auction was particularly impressive considering the majority of the consignments were offered with reserves. Top selling price honors went to an eye-catching 1932 Duesenberg Murphy convertible with non-disappearing top, which sold for $748,000 with the 10% buyer's premium. An older restoration that had been beautifully preserved and maintained, it is a "real" J-berg with matching numbers all the way. Two other Duesenbergs in the auction, a 1935 sedan and a 1930 Derham Tourster, changed hands for $288,200 and $309,100, respectively. RM's cover car, one of the small batch of 1948 Tuckers, also did well, selling for its high estimate of $495,000. Austin-Healey BJ-8 prices were all over the place, from a low of $28,050 for a green '64 with a good older restoration to a high of $57,200 for a very correct, fresh 1966 in the desirable 60  Healey ice blue color. Jaguar E-type roadster prices also bounced around, with a Series 1 carrying a few incorrect details bringing $49,500, and another Series 1, a multiple national prize winner and just about flawless, good for $81,400. Series 1 4.2 examples also varied widely. A sharp 1965 in bright red seemed a bargain at $59,400. Another red one, a 1966 with 100-point JCNA prize credentials, went to $84,700 before selling. One of the real surprises of the auction was the price brought by a 1948 Studebaker M5 with a Belgian-built "woodie" body. Few observers expected it to climb to $60,500 before selling, but RM did—the catalog estimates ranged from $60,000-$80,000. Another surprise was the clean little 1964 Amphicar that sold for a respectable $29,700. Among the Full Classics, the buy of the sale had to be the 1933 Stutz DV-32 Hollywood sport sedan. Carrying an older amateur restoration, this handsome Rollston-bodied car was bristling with concours potential and sold for a reasonable $78,100. RM Auctions - Phoenix, AZ Very well restored and presented with many RROC awards to its credit. Outstanding door and panel fit to Park Ward standards. #1 all the way. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $93,500. One of only 28 Silver Dawns with Park Ward drophead coachwork. 12-disc CD-changer added for extra driving pleasure. One of the most attractive postwar double-R designs and fairly priced for its condition. #041 -1956 MGA roadster. S/N CA741141. Red/cream leather. LHD. Odo: 41,140 miles. Door fit slightly off, inconsistent paint quality, incorrect mag wheels and oversize tires. RM's approach, with a well-rounded selection from Model A Fords to Formula 2 Ferraris, paid off again at Phoenix, attracting buyers who prefer Pierce-Arrows to pony cars and vintage Mercedes to Motown muscle.., and willing to pay the price to own them.—D.B. ENGLISH H BJ-8 convertible. S/N HBJ8L/27337. Ice Blue/blue Ambla. LHD. Odo: 37,887 miles. #07 I -1966 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 MK Incorrect interior color and seats overstuffed, clean engine bay. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $25,300. Could have been a super restoration for the same amount of effort (and money) expended. Instead, the result was a compromised car More than enough paid under the circumstances. #051 -1958 MORGAN PLUS 4 drophead. S/N 3921. Dark blue/cream leather. LHD. Odo: 10,109 miles. Good door and panel fit, very clean and straight inside and out, including engine bay. Fresh cosmetic and mechanical restoration. Flashy but incorrect chrome Excellent doors and panels, correct and excellent paint, lovely interior, 60-spoke Dayton chrome/stainless wires. Hard to fault and ready to show. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $57,200. No-excuses big Healeys continue on their upward march in price, and this was a no-excuses example in the right paint/interior combo. #109-1953 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER DAWN drophead. SN LSNF-41. Burgundy/ claret/beige leather. LHD. Odo: 290 miles. wires. Sharp Moggie in a scarce body style. Cond: 1-. NOT SOLD AT $44,000. Sold post-auction for $46,000. A real charmer Only 433 Plus 4 dropheads built between 1954 and 1969. Consistent first-place winner when shown. $50k is a lot of dough for a Morgan unless it 's a factory-built Super Sport. #081 -1959 JAGUAR XK15OS roadster. S/N T-831621DN. Red/biscuit leather. LHD. Odo: 99,916 miles. Very good doors, panels and paint. Beautiful new interior and excellent new top. Fresh mechanicals, according to catalog. On second engine. Cond: 2. 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CHRISTIE'S INTERNATIONAL MOTOR CARS 1956 24Hr Le Mans Grand Prix d'Endurance Winner 1955 Ecurie Ecosse Jaguar 0-Type Sports Racing Car Sold for £1.7 million on 1 November 1999, World Record Auction Price Christie's is pleased to announce the newest addition to our international calendar for 2004, an auction to be held in conjunction with the Le Mans Classic retrospective. Following an extremely successful inaugural event in 2002, the Le Mans Classic moves to July enabling longer daylight racing hours and an even greater attendance. This unique event re-creates the atmosphere of the famed Grand Prix d'Endurance with competitors racing cars from vintage Bugattis to Porsche 917s. Christie's auction of Exceptional Motor Cars will be the 'Le Mans start' to the weekend, taking place on Friday 23rd and will include competition and historic motor sport cars representing of every generation that has competed at the 24 Hour race since 1923. Entries to this auction will be considered through 1 May. Exceptional Motor Cars at the Le Mans Classic Auction  Enquiries  23 July 2004  Philip Kantor  pkantorachristies.com  Tel: +32 (0)476 87 9471 Forthcoming sales  7 June, London  12 August, Monterey  Rupert Banner  rbannerachristies.com  Tel: +44 (0)20 7389 2851 Venue Circuit des 24 Heures Le Mans, France Catalogues +44 (0)20 7389 2820 www.christies.com

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Market Reports  oomph of the larger 3.8-liter, triple-carb Jag engine as fitted to the E-Type. This car now carries such a unit. Selling price was on the money #I37-1963 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM V limousine. S/N 5LCG77. Dark blue/grey leather. LHD. Odo: 20,753 miles. Repainted in mid 1980s, very well maintained in original condition otherwise. Mileage believed • .7 •=i4 12 • car, originally painted Colorado Red. Top fit a bit off and slight orange peel showing in some areas of the paint. Otherwise very nice. Cond: 1 - genuine; claimed stored in a climate-controlled space. Excellent door and panel fit throughout. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $72,600. One of 832 built. Coachwork by James Young. Slow bidding on this big Roller so the final sale price was a relative bargain, perhaps because many of RM's bidders are more interested in sports or classic cars. #114-1964 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 MK III PHASE II convertible. S/N HBJ8L27746. Green/black vinyl. LHD. Good older restora- #141-1971  MGB  roadster.  battery. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $85,700. 100 - point JCNA winner driven minimal miles since full and accurate resto. Desirable covered headlight, all-synchro tranny. Strong but fair price paid #136-1966 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 MK III PHASE II convertible. S/N HBJ8L/ 36115. Eng. #29KRUH/10335. Green/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 26,674 miles. Very correct RM Auctions - Phoenix, AZ definition of rolling sculpture. Still, an older restoration that is no longer up to the highest standards. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $533,500. Formerly owned by SCM'er Nicolas Cage. Sold for $410,000 at RM Amelia Island auction in March, 2002. Driven 15 miles since its 2002 auction appearance. Not a bad bit of appreciation for holding less than two years. #106-1946 DELAHAYE 135M cabriolet. S/N 800660. Eng. #800701. Dark blue/cream leather. RHD. Odo: 56 kilometers. Superb doors and panels and hard to fault otherwise. . SOLD AT $44,000. The BJ8-series Healeys are the most sought after and luxurious of the bunch. This may have been a tad under the market, considering its condition. S/N GHN5UB242311G. Red/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 83,272 miles. Good driver condition. Poor chrome on bumpers, very good doors and panels. An honest old MG. Cond: 3+. SOLD Has won first at Pebble, Meadow Brook, AACA, CCCA Grand Classic. Restoration completed in 1998, still shows as new. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $276,100. One of Figoni's more restrained efforts. Independent front suspension and underslung chassis offered good handling for the time, engine known for reliability. Ready for concours events here and overseas with a good chance of winning. #107-1948 TALBOT-LAGO T26C Grand Prix race car. S/N 110004. Blue/black leather. Very well maintained with excellent paint. Race-ready and makes great noises. GP ion just starting to show its age. Good pane fit, decent paint, clean interior, in nice driving condition. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $27,550. A relative bargain as it sold below the low estimate of $36,000. If not a trophy winner; it was a road-ready example that didn't need anything to drive and enjoy. Don't try to make it a show car just take it on tours and enjoy the ride. #084-1966 JAGUAR XICE SERIES I 4.2 roadster. S/N 1E12689. Red/biscuit leather. LHD. Odo: 1,047 miles. Very correct in all AT $7,150. Sold at no reserve. The last car in the sale and a relative bargain. Cheap cars with some needs are a tough sale in front of a crowd looking for very nice, even if expensive, cars. FRENCH #110-1938 BUGATTI T57C ATALANTE coupe. S/N 57679. Eng. #496. Blue/black/ black leather. RHD. Odo: 183 miles. Upgraded to C supercharger specification in late 1980s. Splendid paint, gorgeous interior wood, the racing history in Europe and Argentina; historic racing in Britain. Original engine found and reinstalled after going missing for many years. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $594,000. Lovely to behold and a delight to hear, it's every schoolboy's dream of a vintage racing car and has the pedigree to prove it. Cheaper than comparable Alfas and surely as much fun to drive/race. areas and restored to better than new by Jag specialist. On the button right down to Lucas 62 #111-1951 TALBOT. LAGO T26 GRAND SPORT cabriolet. S/N 131. Eng. #132. White/ black leather. RHD. Odo: 59,945 kilometers. 4.5-liter twin-cam 16, epicyclic transmission, 18" Rudge wheels. Few paint cracks and chips, door fit okay, attractive interior, some rust on interior section of rocker panels. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $368,500. Pleasing one-off combo Sports Car Market

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RM Auctions - Phoenix, AZ  leather. LHD. Odo: 51,880 miles. Restored by famous M-B specialist Paul Russell and Co. in the mid-1990s. Two-owner car from new. Full belly pans and exhaust. Original doorsill upholstery fit slightly off, otherwise nothing to criticize. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $253,000. Wellpreserved and well-presented car Had racing cam and short-throw gearbox to add to the fun. Full and fair price paid. of Italian coachwork on French thoroughbred chassis (including detuned GP engine), The right money? Difficult to say, but it makes Ferrari 212s seem almost common. GERMAN #089-1956 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL coupe. S/N 19889806500135. Silver/red #125-1959 PORSCHE 356A coupe. S/N 107757. Light blue/tan vinyl. LHD. Odo: 80,181 miles. Catalog claimed recent mechanical restoration to the tune of $18,000. Evidence Correct interior. Chrome wheels with deep dish rims. Lovely example. Cond: I. SOLD AT $55,000. Good looking to the average car nut, but just a nice driver to the 356 aficionados. Classic Roadster good looks with a decent street restoration added up to fair money for one of the relatively numerous single-grille models of 1960-1961. of Bondo in front area, dust under paint, few other paint flaws. In good driver condition. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $24,550. A Coupes have become one of the must-haves for serious (are there any other kind?) 356 folks. As the years fly by, unmolested original cars, even if the paint is tatty, become rarer Not cheap, but fair #103-1962 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL roadster. S/N 19804210003024. Silver/black leather. LHD. Odo: 53,725 miles. Professionally done by Mercedes specialist Scott Restorations. Euro-spec car with Autobahn-friendly 3.25 drive ratio. Very honest car with factory hardtop, excellent doors, panels, and paint. Ready to tour or show anywhere. Cond: 1. Market Reports money for the A Coupe freaks who often lavish open car money on these swoopy Coupe lines. #069-1960 PORSCHE 356B roadster. S/N 87985. Eng. #P602762. Teal blue/tan leather. Odo: 63,146 miles. Recent professional restoration. Excellent doors and panels. Insure with J.C. Taylor Antique Automobile Insurance Agency 1-888-ANTIQUE (1-888-268-4783) www.jctaylor.com May 2004 63

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Market Reports  RM Auctions - Phoenix, AZ SOLD AT $227,750. A lot of car for all the money, but worth it. Beautiful example with the desirable disc brakes, but a little too early for the alloy engine block. #134 1962 MERCEDES BENZ 190SL - - roadster. S/N 12104210022706. White/red leather. LHD. Odo: 603,244 miles. Very fresh ITALIAN #62-1954 MASERATI A6GCS REPLICA Barchetta. S/N 315400. Red/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 1,897 miles. Fiberglass A6GCS replica body on square tube chassis, fitted with a 215/170-hp Rover aluminum V8 with 4 Webers. Has 5-speed and an Alfa solid rear axle. Custom chrome wire wheels and side exhausts, disc brakes, wood steering wheel. and comprehensive restoration. Right door fit slightly off, otherwise a show-ready example. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $38,500. It didn 't need the narrow whitewalls despite their being periodcorrect. Healthy money for a healthy Benz. 1964 AMPHICAR convertible. S/N 100840. Red/cream vinyl. LHD. Odo: 19,263 miles. Orange peel in repaint, lousy door fit, very good interior. Equipped with a few #097 - importance on 356s, especially open cars. Seller should be happy, buyer just needs to drive the car and not fret. Open-air 356s are rare enough to make this the price of admission, but buyer could have done better with some patience. prices. The nicest restored one sold for $335k at this auction in 2002. This car was a no-sale at RM Monterey in 2003 at a reported high bid of $270,000. Estate very lucky to get this much for a car that will quickly run up $200k in bills. Today, no one buys these just to drive and enjoy, you only see them on the concours field. 1971 MASERATI GHIBLI spyder. S/N AM115S-1177. Red/tan. LHD. Odo: 43,918 miles. Power steering, A/C, Borranis, #108 - 91IL Excellent chrome, some orange peel. Most authentic things on this car are the Webers. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $44,000. It certainly not a Maserati, but it a replica in the spirit of the plastic-body, kit-car Cobras. Not as much horsepower as the original AG6CS but a reliable and more lightweight V8. If it drives well you could consider it well bought for a streetrod. But what do you do with it? Not eligible for vintage racing, not welcome at the usual street-rod meetings. But you could run it at the next kit-car Run 'n' Gun and get dusted badly by the 400-hp regulars. nautical goodies for its dual-purpose nature Has only been piloted in fresh water. Cond: 2SOLD AT $29,700. Car and Driver, in testing the Amphicar, called it a bad car and a worse boat, but goon/ cars are becoming the in thing in some collecting circles and they don't come much goofier than this. Just stay out of salt water and high waves, and remember to keep the doors closed when afloat. Most have traded in the $18,000- $22,000 range, so this was a high price. Is the market tide rising? 1964 PORSCHE 356C cabriolet. S/N 160228. Red/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 46,031 miles. Trunklid fit off, door fit slightly off, otherwise clean and tidy example. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $50,600. Plenty of money for what it was, just a decent C Cab driver in a very common red. Door and hood fit is of vital #127 - 64 #067 1966 FERRARI 500 SUPERFAST - coupe. S/N 8739. Eng. #8739. Red/tan. LHD. Odo: 26,336 miles. Originally blue/beige. Poor repaint in the '70s, done over old paint and now cracking all over. Chrome good but getting thin. Original interior worn. Good door fits and even gaps but driver's rocker is wavy and passenger's door shows rust bubbles at bottom. Underhood is a disaster with original clamps and other small items all replaced with non-Ferrari pieces. Smells like it's been stored for a long time without attention. Now being sold by daughters of the late owner who bought it in 1973. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $264,000. The 36 SF cars were fast, expensive and out of the mainstream of what a Ferrari was supposed to represent. Sort of the 928 of the Ferrari world. SFs attracted little collector interest for many years, but recently they have shown some good 1, 4 1. 2 five-speed manual. Claimed recent restoration including paint, new interior and top. Mechanically, has new brakes, exhaust, and a complete tune. Cosmetically close to perfect, only trunk fit is off, maybe that part of the original restoration came like that. Most Ghiblis suffer from gaps and panel misalignments. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $100,000. No smoke, ran, idled well, underhood clean. Very nice car; seemed to stall on the block at $95k, but RM showed sold at $100k. The low estimate of $115,000 was high for a Ghibli Spyder but not for one in this exceptional condition. Much better buy than the record-setting $120k paid for the yellow 4. 7 at B-J. 1973 FERRARI DINO targa. S/N 07446. Silver metallic/red and black leather. LHD. Odo: 91,240 kilometers. European car with complete restoration about 1,000 miles ago. Said to be restored to "prototype specifications," whatever that means. Front parking #085 - lights deleted, paint has way too much metal flake, completely non-original, but nicely Sports Cor Market

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RM Auctions - Phoenix, AZ  done. Restoration included engine and gearbox. Engine clean but not spectacularly nice. Over $30k in recent receipts available. Daytona seats show wear. Decent chrome. No reserve. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $81,900. The key here is to look at the bills and see what's really been done. I would worry about the quality of the work, given the too-metallic paint and the missing front turn signals. Nicely installed headlight covers are another non-original item. This customized Dino will turn heads, but not at a Ferrari concours. Maybe a little too pricey, depends on quality and quantity of mechanical work. #049-1982 FERRARI 400iA coupe. S/N F101CL40549. Silver/black leather. LHD. Odo: 17,135 miles. Paint original, very nice, 1 or 2 chips. Hood gap off a little. Original interior, seats are showing some wear. Window 2-. SOLD AT $28,600. A nice low-mileage V12, with the desirable fuel injection. Maybe lots of short trips resulted in the new exhaust? No mention of whether the expensive 15,000mile service has been done. Only drawback to this late-model 400 are its TRX wheels, as tires are expensive and in limited supply. At this price a lot of car for the family man. #052-1986 FERRARI TESTAROSSA spi- der. S/N ZFFSA17A4G0060479. Red/black. LHD. Odo: 6,748 miles. Paint okay, defect on engine cover, chips on nose. Interior average, seats show wear. In fair condition even - `1"r4lItar t 11. chrome good, gaps as per factory. Has a mark on rear bumper. Tools and some books and receipts. Claimed well maintained and has a recent new exhaust system. No reserve. Cond: though it has only 6,748 miles. Straman conversion for Blackhawk founder Ken Behring. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $67,650. This Testarossa looks more used than the extra-low mileage would indicate. Let 's hope Behring was skilled with the clutch in the hills of Danville. Sold for way more than a comparable condition un-cut car would bring. Buyer must really like convertibles. (See profile, page 40.) You can't take the Chequered Flag if your car doesn't make the event! COSDEL INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORTATION The only experienced shipper of high-value sports and racing cars to road, track and concours events world-wide. We take care of everything! You just FLY & DRIVE! Martin E. Button Inc. Phone: 415-777-2000 > Fax: 415-543-5112 Email: info@cosdel.com ota Ar a  Quality Service Since 1960 We are the exclusive shipper for all three major Monterey Auctions. May 2004  •Nr ia Rotating Mobil Pegasus Sign Offering an original circa-1954 porcelain-and-neon Mobil Flying Red Horse double-sided sign with factory-installed mechanism to enable the sign to rotate atop the pole. This large, impressive piece of roadside Americana measures 98" from wingtip to hoof and comes with a 25-foot-tall pole for mounting. Condition is clean original as found. Sign is on purpose-built rolling dolly to facilitate transporting. Price is $16,500.00. Located in St. Paul MN Greg Schneider 651-690-2348 65 el ZI Market Reports AMERICAN #072-1917 PIERCE-ARROW 66 A-4 tourer. S/N 67571. Two-tone blue/blue leather. RHD. Odo: 7,550 miles. 825-cubic inch(!) 16, 4-sp. Absolutely right car with excellent doors and panels, super interior, correct -14 dashboard, all details spot-on. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $412,500. Many 66s ended up as wreckers because of their immense power and torque. This one is as unhurt as you can wish for In pre-1920 motoring these were the kings of the road and remain so among Pierce collectors today. #100-1917 PIERCE-ARROW 38 C-4 open-front brougham. S/N 38450. Black/blue cloth/black leather. RHD. Odo: 16,664 miles. Time-warp car in amazing original shape throughout; RHD. Highest quality materials, terrific running condition, full history from new. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $93,500. The Model FOR SALE

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Market Reports  RM Auctions - Phoenix, AZ #088-1931 CHRYSLER CG IMPERIAL roadster. S/N 7801812. Light grey/red leather. LHD. Odo: 102 miles. 384-c.i. 18, 4-speed. Recent full mechanical and cosmetic restoration. Correct, real car and a rare sight even when new . 38 was Pierce-Arrow's entry level luxury model (with a 134-wheelbase still considered long), but it offered its own standout coachbuilding, with aluminum body panels. Unsurprising price considering the superb originality. #074-1928 FORD MODEL A roadster pickup. S/N A35330. Blue/black/black vinyl. Odo: 2,527 miles. 201-c.i. 16, 3-speed. Few paint chips, painted in incorrect colors, incorrect top material, incorrect horn, updated with alternator, overdrive, 4-blade fan. Incorrect plated radiator shell (should be painted). Cond: 3 - for some detailing. Valvetrain noisy. Catalog noted that engine work may be required. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $187,000. From American Sunroof Co. founder Heinz Prechter 's estate and sold at no reserve. Not as rakish as the roadster body style but not nearly as pricey either Top bid seems right if the engine work needed is minor #105-1930 DUESENBERG J tourer. Eng. #J197. Orange/black/orange leather. LHD. Odo: 458 miles. Carried replica Derham Tourster body that didn't seem to be settled on . SOLD AT $28,050. A highly over-restored Subtly beautiful Classic with a 2002 Pebble Beach 2nd place to its credit. Styled by Le Baron, 1 of just 9 produced. Cond: I. SOLD AT $330,000. Restored right, accessorized right. Possibly the best CG roadster on this planet and worth every penny and maybe a bit more. #117-1931 CHRYSLER CG IMPERIAL dual-cowl phaeton. S/N 7801804. Red/black/ workhorse of an A. Eye-catching, but would be carved to pieces at any Model A judging meet. All the money and then some by about 10 grand. #054-1928 PIERCE-ARROW 36 tourer. S/N 363060. Olive green/black/black leather. LHD. Odo: 42,112 miles. 100-hp 16, 3-speed. Outstanding fit and finish throughout, except for pitting on trunk rack. Conservative and the chassis quite right. Lalique falcon mascot, SJ-style exhaust pipes. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $309,100. Original body configuration unknown. In-your-face orange and black colors were so loud as to be offensive. All it lacked was wide whitewalls to look completely over the top. Seller should rejoice—brought $75k over its real market value. #118-1930 PACKARD 745 roadster. SN 183330. Eng. #186196. Black/brown leather. LHD. 348-c.i. 18, 4-speed. AACA and CCCA national junior and senior winner. Catalog alleged that body was originally on a 733 roadster, which shares the same tub as the 740 and burgundy/maroon leather. LHD. Odor 495 miles. Right front door fit off; deep scratch on radiator shell. Outstanding restoration 15 years ago now getting a bit tired. Formerly part of Harrah's collection, CCCA winner. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $253,000. These cars carried a reputation for performance and refinement. The other '31 Imperial in this auction, carrying a fresh restoration, pulled a winning bid of over $75,000 more. Seller should rejoice—brought $75k over its real market value. #039-1932 CHEVROLET CONFEDERATE BA cabriolet. S/N 3032089. Yellow/black/ tan vinyl. LHD. Odor 56,490 miles. 194-c.i. 16, 3-speed. Driver's door fit way off, passenger correct colors complemented styling quite nicely. Restoration befitting the quality of the car. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $88,000. Restored and consigned by well-known West Coast Pierce collector Full CCCA Classic; great car for touring or showing. Couldn't be professionally restored to its current level for the selling price. #086-1930 CADILLAC V16 convertible. S/N 700898. Maroon/red/black leather. LHD. Mellowed older restoration with excellent doors and panels just out of storage and ready 68  745. Top-rank restoration in all areas. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $136,400. Car had a very attractive appearance. With a shorter hood and more body space, the 745 was considered a top car for coachbuilders of the period. Offered without reserve, once again proving that noreserve cars can pull in the big bucks. door okay, older repaint showing mild scratches and cracking, incorrect color scheme. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $30,800. '32 Chevys look like 2/3-scale '32 Cadillacs, and this helps their collector value. If you wanted a ready driver and parade car complete with rumble seat and dual sidemounts, this was on okay buy. Sports Car Market

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RM Auctions - Phoenix, AZ  #073-1932 DUESENBERG J convertible. S/N 2364. Eng. #J340. Red/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 483 miles. 420-c.i. 18, 3-speed. California-built convertible coachwork by Murphy. Superb doors and panels, very well maintained Market Reports #095-1933 STUTZ DV32 sedan. S/N DV33112. Black/cream/grey cloth. LHD. Odo: 29,111 miles. 322-ci 18, 4-speed. Older amateur restoration. Doors and panels fine. Running board rubber fit off. Sounded lusty and strong. throughout with top fit just slightly off. Longtime award winner; full restoration in early '90s. Cond: I-. SOLD AT $748,000. Very real J-berg with matching numbers and original body. Not a disappearing-top Murphy, but a great-looking car nonetheless. CCCA Senior. Pebble Beach, and Amelia awards. Worth the money. #076-1933 PIERCE-ARROW TWELVE convertible. S/N 355091. Green/tan ostrich hide. Odo: 67,916 miles. Excellent restoration throughout but we doubt if the car was originally ordered with Ostrich-hide interior. Hard to fault otherwise. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $374,000. There were just 143 Pierce V12s built in 1933 on the 137" wheelbase in all body styles, making this Classic one very scarce and desirable Pierce. Bank-vault solidity, cathedral-like construction and superb engineering add up to one of the best '30s cars you could desire, and selling prices are finally reflecting this reality. #082-1933 PACKARD EIGHT phaeton. S/N 611M21A. Black/red leather. LHD. Odo: 54,332 miles. 320-c.i. 18. Upgraded from a Cond: 3. SOLD AT $78,100. Fairly bought and loaded with Pebble Beach potential with the right colors and a general cosmetic freshening. The rare DV-32 model boasts dual overhead camshafts and four valves per cylinder, a layout half a century ahead of the mass market. Rare, handsome, high-stepping Stutz. highly original example with new paint interior, and top. Ready to tour or show or both. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $88,000. The Classic deal of the sale. Worth all the money and perhaps $10-20 grand more. #112-1933 LINCOLN KB brougham. S/N KB2063. Red/beige cloth/black leather. LHD. Odo: 1,146 miles. Fran Roxas restoration executed for famed Lincoln collector Roy Warshawsky ofJ.C. Whitney fame; CCCA National First and Meadow Brook winner. Brunn coachwork, one of two built. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $148,500. Color combo a bit aggressive for such a conservative design. Lovely canework on rear doors and quarters, and the KB chassis is the most desirable of the Classic Lincolns. PALM  F IBRE COCO MATS Handcrafted floor mats for fine automobiles 100% updated • Rubber hacked • 13 Colors Custom Sizes • Factory Direct "...Awesome Cocomats Dude..." D. Lejune, Austin, TX 2001 BMW M5 - 6/-3533 May2004 www.cocomats.com 69

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Market Reports  RM Auctions - Phoenix, AZ to RM Meadow Brook in 2002, when it made $165,000 with premium. Former owner enjoyed it for a year and came out ahead Still, strong money for a semi-closed Lincoln of the era. #063-1934 AUBURN 850Y CUSTOM phaeton. S/N 2135-H. Silver/black/red/black leather. LHD. Odo: 448,912 miles. 280-c.i. 18, 3-speed. Dual-ratio rear axle. Very correct in and sented and excellent example of the updated Duesenberg look seen on the JN series. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $288,200. No- saled at RM Amelia auction in 2003 at a recorded top bid of $280,000. Beware, Fitterling was known to be liberal in exchanging parts between cars at whim. Well bought though. #101-1936 CHRYSLER IMPERIAL AIRFLOW coupe. S/N 7019357. Yellow/beige cloth. LHD. Few paint faults, trunk lid fit off, very good door fit. Power brakes, free-wheeling tranny standard equipment. Sharp-looking car inside and out. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT out, trunk and right front door fit slightly off, excellent paint and interior. Good-looking car. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $110,000. Full CCCA Classic with several important awards to its credit. Called a phaeton but really a convertible sedan and pulled a good bid for this body style. #099-1935 AUBURN 851SC coupe. S/N 1980. Eng. #GH3237. Black/grey cloth. LHD. Very fresh looking car with excellent panels and doors. A-C-D National Meet prize $55,000. A rarity even among the seldom-seen Aitflows, with only 240 C-10 coupes built in 1936. Surprisingly, not a Full Classic but looks like it ought to be. Significant car historically and stylistically at a fair price. #130-1939 CADILLAC 61 convertible. S/N 8291145. Black/red leather. LHD. Odo: 60,832 miles. Front bumper uneven, very interior and dashboard. Period goodies such as spotlights, foglights, fender skirts, and outside mirrors added to the car's fine appearance. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $45,100. One of 1,295 examples built in '41 and a highly attractive car throughout. In view of the scarcity and the condition, it seems a better buy than more common convertibles that sold for more money in this auction. #053-1942 OLDSMOBILE 98 convert- ible. S/N 9828403. Yellow/red leather/beige cloth. LHD. Odo: 122 miles. 257-c.i. 18, auto. As-new throughout and carrying a National AACA First Award to prove it. Hard to fault in terms of restoration quality and correctness. #059-1941 CHRYSLER NEW YORKER convertible. S/N 6630215. Green/brown leather/tan cloth. LHD. Odo: 63 miles. 324-c.i. 18, auto. Excellent door and panel fit, beautiful MEW/ winner in 2002. Unusual body style, supercharged straight-8 engine. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $92,400. Original-option Schwitzer-Cummins supercharger fitted to Lycoming straight eight made 150 hp; original Auburn-Crosley radio and dual-ratio rear axle. Strong money for a closed car despite the stylish looks and supercharger allure. #119-1935 DUESENBERG J sedan. S/N 2144. Eng. #.1310. Maroon/maroon leather. LHD. Odo: 84,590 miles. Body originally on J119/2144. Then put on supercharged chassis J551. Remounted on its original 2144 chassis, now carrying engine J310, by famed Duesy collector Homer Fitterling. Car is a well pre 70 good doors and panels, paint shows well, as does interior. A good older restoration. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $50,600. Scarce example. One of 350 built in '39, but still a non-Classic as are all 61-series Caddys and LaSalle twin brothers. Good money, good car #104-1940 PACKARD 180 convertible. S/N C507382F. Red/cream leather. LHD. Odo: 36,509 miles. 356-c.i. 18, 3-sp. Senior Grand Classic winner; hard to fault in any area despite eight years since restoration completed. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $188,100. Hollywood- Cond: 1. SOLD AT $58,000. One of just 216 Model 98 convertibles built in the war-shortened production year of 1942 and equipped with early example of Hydra-Matic tranny. Heavy-handed Harley Earl front-end styling. From MBNA collection and sold for strong money. #055-1942 BUICK SUPER convertible. S/ N 14338392. Blue/blue leather/tan cloth. LHD. Odo: 2,920 miles. 248-c.i. 18, 3-speed. Doorfit problems, okay hood fit, sill plate wear, era Darrin coachwork also brings longer hood, stretched wheelbase, vee windshield, and Darrin dip in the beltline. Consigned by Otis Chandler trunk lid fit a bit off, splendid interior, AACA National First in 1991. Car looked correct Sports Car Market

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CONSIGN NOW FOR PRIME PLACEMENT o onterey 41ORTS &CLASSIC CAR AUCTION THE DOUBLETREE HOTEL AT FISHERMAN'S WHARF, MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA AUGUST 13 & 14, 2004 Monterc Sports & Classic Car Auction is delighted to present a spectacular offering of over 170 sports. vintage and classic motor cars at our 1 Sth annual sale in Monterey. Calit .ornia. We encourage you to consign your quality sports. vintage or classic motor car early to take advantage of our extensive ad ertising campaign. THE EX FANGIO, SEBRING WINNING 1956 FERRARI 860 MONZA, CHASSIS osoann SOLD FOR $2,057,000 AT THE 2003 MONTEREY SPORTS & CLASSIC CAR AUCTION ( elebritt/27 eez)kd 2. 7 ( PREWAR AMERICAN & EUROPEAN CLASSIC ROB MYERS  MIKE FAIRBAIRN  TERRY LARSON  800-211-4371 800-211 4371 RACING & SPORTS CAR SPECIALISTS: JACK BOXSTROM  FIFTIES & SIXTIES SPECIALIST: DAN SPENDICK  613-476-9132 . 480-984-8501 S. ..rmyers@rmauctions.com ..mfairhairn@rmauctions.com ..jboxstrom@rmauctions.com ..tlarson@rmauctions.com 519-352-4575 . .•dspendick@rmauctions.com o Plizticev e / 72 Putnam Leasing PASSPORT TRANSPORT kr. lat? M 1 g MIDWEST SPECIALISTS: IAN KELLEHER  ROD EGAN  KEN WALLACE  SOUTHEAST SPECIALIST: DONNIE GOULD  800-211-4371 ...ikelleher@rmauctions.com 519-352-4575 ...regan@rmauctions.com 734-547-2400 ...kwallace@rmauctions.com 954-566-2209 ...dgoulci@rmauctions.com CATALOGS AND BIDDER REGISTRATION: STEPHANIE JACKLIN  ONE CLASSIC CAR DRIVE, BLENHEIM, ONTARIO, CANADA NOP 1A0 TEL: 519-352-4575  twilon  dP - I tcenNe #.3.4509 519-352-4575 ...sjacklin@rmauctions.com FAX: 519-351-1337 www.rmauctions.com RM AUCTIONS INC. e_5(  o I e c.veciewee Premier- 1 duPont (;ISTRY HAGER1Y,

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Market Reports  inside and out. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $56,100. Another rare member of the class of '42. Not nearly as rare as the '42 Olds drop-top in the auction, as Buick built 2,454 of these before turning its attention to war production. Nice combo of postwar styling, prewar rarity. From the MBNA collection. #087-1948 TUCKER 48 sedan. S/N 1043. Eng. #33550. Silver blue/blue cloth. LHD. Full restoration by RM's shop in August 2003, followed by awards at Meadow Brook and AACA bargain for this type of car and sold for more than the $39,000 high estimate. #083-1949 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY convertible. S/N 7410081. Blue/ blue tartan cloth/leather. LHD. Odo: 57,546 miles. 324-ci 18, 3-speed. Orange peel in paint, wavy panels, wood and finish okay, pitted chrome here and there. Not a sharp car up close. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $77,000. Claimed to First at Hershey. Hard to fault and likely better than new. Formerly a flower-shop delivery car, one 47 total Tuckers remaining today (of 1,043). Cond: I. SOLD AT $495,000. One of the last of the Tuckers built and a lovely example. Worth the money? These cars seem to exist in an economic world of their own and have never sold cheaply. Still, this has to be a world record for the current era. #113-1948 CHEVROLET FLEETMASTER convertible. SN L16961. Dark blue/ blue vinyl. LHD. Odo: 1,828 miles. 261-ci 16, 3-speed. Mildly customized resto-rod consigned by SCM's own Carl Bomstead. Excellent workmanship, good door fit, modern dash gauges. Subtle, slick job. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $44,100. You probably couldn't build one to this level for the winning bid. A relative be an original car but our opinion is that it an older fix-up. Chrysler would have never let paint or panels out of their factory looking like those on this car A real 10-footer that sold for lots o' dough. #090-1950 CHRYSLER NEWPORT TOWN & COUNTRY coupe. S/N 7412031. Green/beige/green leather/cloth. LHD. Odo: CLASSIC SHOWCASE The Jaguar Specialists "Offering a fine selection of European Vehicles" Order our FREE quartet* E-Newsletter! 411, , Jaguar Club News - Classic Car Features Upcoming Events - News and information you can use! ('I ASS1C Visit us online at www.classicshowcase.com Sales 760 747 3188 Buying/Restoration 760 747 9947 Fax 760 747 4021 Preview by appointment please. management@classicshowcase.com 72  U . .• .• •• •• •. SHOWCASE Sports Car Market engine compartment. Only black mark was the catalog note that the engine may not be the original unit. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $97,900. One of 300 built in 1953. Restoration claimed to have cost more than $180,000. Selling price seemed right on the button. #080-1956 FORD THUNDERBIRD convertible. S/N P6FH244045. Turquoise/blue/ RM Auctions - Phoenix, AZ ^1111111 1 1[ 37; 2,204 miles. 324-ci 18, 4-speed. Hood and driver's door fit off, floppy exterior door handles, excellent interior, paint, chrome. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $55,000. Last of the half - tim- bered Chryslers and one of 700 built in 1950. Price seemed more than right with some room left for a profit should the new owner wish. #058-1953 MERCURY MONTEREY convertible. S/N 53ME73274M. Yellow/ yellow/black leather. LHD. Odo: 69,356 miles. 255-ci V8, auto. Misaligned side trim, okay door fit, trunk fit off, very bright but correct shade of yellow, sharp car in most areas. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $50,050. Relatively scarce Merc and the last of the flathead models, but still a very robust winning bid. Another MBNA car 411111111rill) #115-1953 CHEVROLET CORVETTE roadster. S/N E53F001205. White/red vinyl. LHD. Odo: 73,075 miles. Automatic. Superb restoration work inside and out, including

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GREGOR FISKEN Fine Historic Automobiles Situated in a Kensington Mews, internationally famous for old cars, we are proud to offer a varied selection of historic automobiles. Our prices are keenly competitive in today's market and we are always interested in buying, part exchanging or selling on clients' behalf cars similar to those below. Please write, phone, fax or e-mail with your requirements. white vinyl. LHD. 312-ci V8, auto. Straight, fresh, correct car with excellent doors and panels. Carried porthole factory hardtop. Extra nice inside and out and an attractive color scheme, accented by Kelsey-Hayes chrome wires. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $45,650. Price may have been a bit under full market for such a fresh example. Well bought. #068-1957 FORD E-CODE THUNDERBIRD convertible. S/N E7FH165907. Red/ red vinyl. LHD. Odo: 68,568 miles. 312-ci V8, auto. Dual-carb E-code model. Excellent doors, panels, and paint. Presented with factory RM Auctions - Phoenix, AZ fair ibr a restoration of this quality. From the MBNA collection. #046-1964 CADILLAC ELDORADO convertible. S/N 64E014393. Maroon/deep red leather. LHD. Odo: 73,503 miles. 429-ci V8. Very good doors, nice, straight panels, excellent and correct new top, slight upholstery 1955 Aston Martin DB3S From only a handful offactory race cars there followed a number of production models including chassis number 104 which was raced in Europe as part of the Australian 'Kangaroo' race stable, achieving third place overall at the 12 Hours ofByres. 104 then became one of the first DB3S's to race in the States competing in several seasons on the West Coast. Following an ertensive restoration in the mid 70's 104 has enjoyed competing in a diverse selection of the most enjoyable events including the Milk Miglia. the 7bur of Sicily. Monaco Histories and the Italia Classica. hardtop. Fresh restoration, engine upgraded with hot cam and ported heads. Rare accessory Kelsey-Hayes T-Bird wheels. Highly attractive car. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $50,600. E - Birds were scarce even when new, exceeded in collector desirability today only by the supercharged 1957 F-Bird. With stock single-carb 'Birds regularly breaking 35 grand, this car sold for quite fair money. 1950 Jaguar XK120 Competition Roadster Ex- Le Mans JWK 651, the famous ex-Leslie Johnson car is one of the very feu. specially prepared by the works for competition. Johnson's first outing was the 1950 Mille Miglia where it became the marques *hest ever placed entant! Later that year IWK 651' came tantalizingly close to winning Le Mans, for a while lapping faster than the leading Talbot. After impressive performanats. at Si/tens/one and Dundrod JWK 651' was then dispatched to Moniblerey where with the help of Moss became the first production car to average over 100 mph for 24 hours. This XK120 was sympathetically restored in the late 90's and the present owner has used her varnigly since. CARS IN STOCK 1938 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 ex Cortese 1938 Mille Miglia 1965 Alfa Romeo 121 Competition 1970 Alfa Romeo 133/3 — ex Auto Delta 1955 Aston Martin DB3S ex Kangaroo Stable 1929 Bentley Speed Six 1939 Bentley 4 1/4 Litre 'Honeysuckle' 1937 BMW 328 1964 Ferrari 250GT Lusso 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB/2 Alloy LHD 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/2 6C Alloy RI1D 1953 Frazer Nash Le Mans Mk 11 1950 Jaguar XX120 — ex Le Mans car 1962 Lotus 24 1973 Porsche 911 RS Lightweight RHD 1998 Porsche GT1 1960 Maserati Tipo 61 'Birdcage' 1961 Maserati Tipo 63 'Birdcage' 1960 MG A Ilvin-Cam 2002 Pagan' Zonda s Gate Place Mews, London, SW7 5BQ lephone 011 44 20 7584 3503 Fax 011 44 20 7584 7403 gorfisken.com  - #123-1957 CHEVROLET BEL AIR convertible. S/N VC570130307. White/coral vinyl. LHD. Odo: 1,411 miles. 283-ci V8, two four-barrels, auto. Absolutely as-new throughout and loaded with every imaginable option except fuel injection—such as the Autronic Eye headlamp control, Kool Kushion ventilated seat pads, and a "traffic viewer." Impeccably detailed and wear. Clean engine compartment, optional Ventipanes. Well cared-for car ready for sunny days and mild moonlit nights. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $27,500. A reasonable buy on what appeared to be a decent, honest old Eldo needing nothing and ready to enjoy immediately.• ERRATA In the data box of the April 2004 Profile of a 1964 Lotus Elan Si 1600 Convertible (page 38), there was an error in formatting. Here is the information in its entirety. DATA Years produced: May 1963-October 1964 Number produced: approx. 3,000-4,000 Original list price: $3,750 or $2,750 in kit form SCM Price Guide: $18,000- $25,000 Tune-up/major service: $800 Distributor cap: $18 I I I I 11.1 1 I I I I I I I I PILI I I I I: better than new. Cond: 1+. SOLD AT $65,450. Peter Bainbridge had to work very hard to sell this car despite the reasonable estimates. It might have done better across town where cars like this sometimes bring breathtaking high bids. #060-1959 DESOTO FIREDOME convertible. S/N M431109323. Bronze/white/ bronze/white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 18,865 miles. 383-ci V8, auto. Hard to fault in any area. Panel fit better than new. Looked right inside and out. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $48,400. Ultrascarce model with only 299 ragtops built in Firedome line in '59. Top bid seems very www.gregorfisken.com Sports Car Market Chassis #: chassis plate fitted in engine bay driver's side near firewall ; sometimes on the inside of a door panel ; on the chassis in a number of random spots; under the rear bumper Engine #: back side of block Club: Lotus, Ltd., P.O. Box L, College Park Station, MD 20741 Web site: www.lotuscarclukorg Alternatives: 1962-1963 Porsche 356B Cabriolet, 1961-1964 Triumph TR4, 1962-1965 Alfa Romeo 1600 Spider COMPS 1967 Lotus Elan Sprint 53 coupe Lot #93, S/N 36/7352 Condition: 3 Sold at 510,145 Christie's ; London, UK ; 3/24/2003 SCM ID# 30786 1968 Lotus Elan S3 coupe Lot #23,5/N 38/7249 Condition: 2+ Sold at S9,426 H&H; London, UK; 4/9/2003 SCM ID# 30928

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Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale, AZ  Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale, Arizona January 22-25, 2004 Auctioneer:  Number of lots:  Number of lots sold:  Sales rate:  Sale total:  High sale:  Tom "Spanky" Assiter 762 744 98% $38.5 Million Lot 682, 1938 Lincoln Zephyr V12 Coupe Street Rod, sold at $432,000 Premium: ow puma in prices or solo lots) Report by John Apen, Dave Brownell, B. Mitchell Carlson, Scott Featherman, Dave Kinney, Donald Osborne and Marit Anne Peterson. Market opinions in italics a world unto itself. The only thing Craig Jackson couldn't deliver was the usual picture-postcard Arizona winter sunshine. All four days of the sale were dogged by a cold rain, giving "ridden hard, put away wet" a new meaning for the unfortunate cars parked outside the display tents. The hoards that came and saw also bought. The mood was optimistic, and the large number of "no reserve" cars on offer undoubtedly loosened many purse strings. In spite of, or perhaps because of that, Tom "Spanky" Assiter and his crew worked hard to get every last dollar for each and every lot. While there may have been fewer "only at Barrett-Jackson" sale prices seen this year, the auction still managed to set a number May 2004  he yearly extravaganza that is Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale amazed once again. Just take a look at the numbers: $38.5 million in sales (up $10 million from last year) with 98% of offered lots sold. But that only scratches the surface. A claimed 185,000 were in attendance (100,000 more than in 2003), including over 3,000 registered bidders, not to mention Speed Channel beaming 15 hours of live coverage to a larger audience than watches Formula One in the U.S. If there was one element of Barrett-Jackson that was more subdued than last year, it would have to be the celebrity quotient. (Remember when Don Johnson sparked a feeding frenzy with his 'Cuda clone?) This year we had to settle for the host of "Survivor," Tim Allen, Reggie Jackson, some local Sports heroes, a Playmate of the Year, and of course, good old Carroll Shelby. A previously announced star lot, Michael Jackson's 2001 Bentley did show up, but wasn't auctioned. Nonetheless, Barrett-Jackson remains T of world record prices. The top sale was a beautifully designed 1938 Lincoln Zephyr V12 coupe street rod that made $432,000. Other notable sales included a 1951 Allard J2 which ran at Le Mans selling for $324,000, a 1937 Cord 812 Supercharged Phaeton that also made $324,000, a 1967 Shelby GT500 Fastback that went for $280,800, a 1953 Corvette hammered down at $210,600, and a 1970 Plymouth Hemi Superbird that brought $194,400. The trend towards American muscle and newly minted street rods continued, with strong prices paid for Shelbys, Mopar Hemis and big-block Corvettes. A group of Callaway Corvettes from Reeves Callaway's personal collection also brought good money. Although the auction company spoke of the many hundreds of cars turned down for consignment, there seemed to be fewer of the truly spectacular, one-of-a-kind cars than in years past. But considering the sales rate and dollar volume continue to rise, perhaps Barrett-Jackson is simply reading its market better than we pundits. Notably absent from the high sales lists were Italian sports cars. An almost-new 2001 Ferrari 550 Barchetta that sold at $271,080 (inside the SCM Price Guide range) was the top Italian, followed by a Daytona Spyder conversion at $140,400. Of the 762 cars that crossed the block, only 16 were Ferraris (not counting the 1967 Fiat Dino coupe that was listed as a Ferrari). The highest Ferrari bid was made for a 1951 Cognolato-rebodied "Vignale" Spyder, which hit $355,000 before being declared a no-sale. we do. The economic recovery often spoken of was indeed present and accounted for here in Scottsdale and Barrett-Jackson once again lived up to its reputation for Southwestern wintertime entertainment — DO. ENGLISH #738-1957 JAGUAR XK140 MC road- ster. S/N S813096. Dark green/green/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 11,573 miles. Appears to be recent complete restoration. Paintwork decent, some flaws, a bit thick and wavy in spots, Most of the bidders were Americans—the anticipated invasion of the European dealers, flush with fat Euros, didn't happen. This was a home crowd, . celebrating in the way only exhaust pipes. Chassis dirty. If the mechanicals are anything like the cosmetic appearance, restoration might be the only answer at this point. Cond: 5+. SOLD AT $34,560. Reported numbers matching and owned by the current owner for past 25 years. Even with the upward price movement in the XKE market, this is a big number for a substandard example in most situations. However, bought by an SCM'er who was looking for a good car to restore. Viewed in that light, the perfect prospect, as it appears complete and unmolested. So long as the new owner doesn't charge himself more than $5/hr for his own time, he'll come out just fine. small chips. Doorjambs could have better finishing. Chassis and engine highly detailed. Interior and chrome as new. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $73,440. In the ballpark price range for #368-1967 ASTON MARTIN DB6 coupe. S/N DB63000R. Red/tan/leather. RHD. Odo: 85,557 miles. Major restoration in 1999, and freshened in 2003. Also claimed recent service and total detailing. Winner of many awards including 1st at AMOC Concours. Recent repaint, some pitting on window trim. Underhood very sharp, interior like new. Dash, glass, gauges excellent. Wires and tires very good. Quick start, no smoking, sounded good. 75 Market Reports condition. No documents as to matching numbers, history or maintenance—hope all is in order at this price. #80-1960 MGA roadster. S/N GHNLG69764. Red/tan vinyl. LHD. Odo: 53,003 miles. Very good paint, excellent chrome. Interior is quite nice; good detail work; dash wood looks incorrect, some gaskets appear to have some age. Coker classic wide whitewalls are fresh. Chrome wire wheels. Cloth top is dirty, has frayed edges and stains. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $30,240. Very nice everywhere you look until you look hard. The cloth top in poor condition was a sign to watch out for possible restored-for-auction status. Big money; I would have expected perhaps $5,000 less. #991-1965 JAGUAR XICE roadster. S/N 1E11149. Brown metallic/brown leather. LHD. Odo: 76,648 miles. Older, poor-quality respray. Uneven finish; dirt, fisheye and small rust bubbles in paint. Panel fit poor especially the allimportant bonnet. Brightwork off, large dent in rear bumper. Front bumper fits poorly. Interior intact but looks tired. 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Market Reports  those claims and some recent service records! Strong price, considering overall condition and lack of documentation of anything. 1973 JAGUAR X10E roadster. S/N UD1522668. Medium blue/beige leather. Odo: 54,256 miles. 4-speed, wires. Claimed stored for 22 years and recently restored to great driver standard. Paint quality overall is decent, sanding marks evident, a few chips. Right door fit off a bit. Chrome nice but has multiple small #741 - Cond: 2. SOLD AT $87,480. Bought by dealer at recent Palm Springs auction in slightly disheveled condition for $44,675. Detailed from head to toe, then brought to B-J. Desirable car, sold just below show price level, which seems about right. Dealer earned his profit by taking a risk on the car in the first place, investing time and materials, then bringing it back to a place where high-spending bidders were likely. Wouldn't surprise if the car went to England, given the strength of the pound. 1968 MGB/GT coupe. S/N Gl1D4U156G379G. Orange/black. LHD. Odo: 1,013 miles. Very clean exterior and interior. Painted wire wheels. Good paint—now has some age; chrome has some scratching. Fully detailed underhood to a very high standard. Brown carpet no help. Fully rebuilt motor by seller, new hoses, tuneup, fresh brakes and cooling system. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $7,830. Color issues aside, this was a well-bought #305 - Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale, AZ LHD. Odo: 3,137 miles. 5-speed. Low miles, but sad condition. Not detailed, wear to switches, stitching on seats loose. Would not start and was pushed across the block. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $14,580. The manual tranny scratches. Interior appears original, shows well, tidy. Chassis clean and appears honest. Car was locked—a stupid way to show a car at an auction. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $72,900. Another huge price for a good but not expectional E-type roadster; almost twice SCM Price Guide. I'd like to say that V12 E-types are roaring back in value, but I think I'd best say only this V12 is roaring. The rest are still mewing in the $35,000-$50,000 corner they've been stuck in since 1991. 1976 JENSEN GT wagon. S/N 30376. Tan cloth and vinyl. LHD. Odo: 42,589 miles. Air conditioned, power windows, AM/FM/ Cassette, 4-wheel disc brakes, Jensen mags. Paint is a bit flat, could stand some buffing, glass good. Vinyl top is original, dirty but still has life. Plastic bumpers holding up well. #11 - MGB. It appears to have been well sorted and taken care of Really the biggest sin for a nice driver was the faded and worn carpets. I suggest the buyer just drive it and enjoy it, rather than spend any more money on it. 1969 JAGUAR X10E roadster. S/N 1R8613. Ivory/black leather. LHD. Odo: 50,196 miles. Older mediocre repaint showing age, cracks on driver's door, overspray on #160 - Original interior cloth has splits, vinyl holding up well, original carpets show wear and stains. Tired, but will clean up. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $2,808. Another car that was built to answer a question that almost no one ever asked. Not very well screwed together when new, but a handsome car with an unusual body style nonetheless. I doubt if there are many better examples, although! can't think of anyone likely to open a Jensen GT museum anytime soon. However as it runs and drives and was bought for less than pocket change (especially by B-J standards), must be considered well bought. interior door panels. Door gaskets deteriorated. Dash nice and looks original, seat leather worn to nice patina. Fuel leak at left front? Cond: 3. SOLD AT $38,340. Claimed to be authentic, mostly original and true 50k miles. Might be, but how about some documentation to back up 76 IRISH #46 182 DELOREAN DMC 12 coupe. S/N SLEDT26GT3CD010904. Stainless. - - Sports Car Market except trunk lid raised on right side; good older repaint with some sanding marks underneath, scrape at front of left front door opening, some stone chips. Good chrome, some replated, some minor pitting under plating; original interior slighty dirty, redone front seats, original back seat with a small tear; some perished or missing door rubbers. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $15,120. Bored-out 1500-cc engine, dual carbs; lowered, skirted, chopped hot-rod version of basic Peugeot family sedan modified by Emile Darl 'Mat, a Parisian dealer Sold at Barrett-Jackson L.A. auction June 2001 for $22,410. The right car at the wrong auction; bought by SCM's own Donald Osborne. 1972 CITROEN SM coupe. S/N AC72005B9866. White/black leather. LHD. Odo: 41,484 miles. Typical variable panel fit; good repaint, rather thick, with some orange peel and overspray under hood. Very good .115P  #923 - 7N•11 4F.111 11111r brings a bonus over the automatic, but smart shoppers look for the best car with the lowest miles. With plenty of DeLoreans for sale, why not spend a little more on a car in good shape? If a thorough detailing and some minor fixes get the car in proper order; the buyer lucks out. More likely not the case, and the seller is walking away from costly headaches. FRENCH #927 1952 PEUGEOT 203 DARL'MAT - sedan. S/N 1232663. Blue/gray leather. LHD. Odo: 8,642 kilometers. Very good panel fit

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Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale, AZ  chrome with some scuffing on rubber bumper inserts and minor pitting on door handles. Original interior in good shape with no tears or stains; clean engine compartment with fresh hydraulic fluid and no leaks; U.S.-delivery model. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $15,120. A complex but rewarding-to-drive GT car Honestly presented, it performed all the required hydraulic tricks effortlessly. Prices vary wildly depending on history and seller's eagerness. Slightly above SCM Price Guide, though a good buy if the engine needs no major work. GERMAN coupe. S/N 1980405500294. Red/black leather. LHD. Odo: 19,658 miles. 4-speed. Reported to have been restored with less than 70,000 miles. Overall workmanship of high quality. Left door has "pinhole" flaws in paint. Slight overspray on chassis. Panel fit and gaps correct. Leather on doors incorrect material and inside of bumpers unfinished (neither authentic). Rudge knock-off wheels, belly pans, tools and jack included. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $367,200. Second year for the Gullwing 300SL, first official year for sale in the U.S. This example recently completed the 1,000mile Colorado Grand. While these "bluechip" collector cars consistently increase in price year after year under normal conditions #694-1955 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL they should bring about $250k-$300k Both Gullwings at B-J brought big money. #166-1956 PORSCHE 356A Speedster. S/N 82573. Medium blue/leather. LHD. Odo: 438 miles. Fresh decent quality repaint and panel fit. Finish flaw on left rear quarter. Interior redone to decent standard, glue still wet on carpets, strong fuel odor. Chassis and engine highly detailed, but reasonably clean and sound. Tires incorrect size and style. Might make regional concours level if properly detailed. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $310,000. A total of only 200 300SC models were built, of those, 53 were roadsters. Engines are virtually identical to the 300SL roadster More rare and desirable for the sophisticated Mercedes enthusiast than the SL. Fully priced but not crazy. PARTIAL LISTING Saturday • April , 2004 • 11:00 am Preview on Friday, April 23 • 12:00 to 6:00 pm 50 Classic & Collector Cars Chickamauga, Georgia Frank Pierce Estate 1%1 Rolls Royce Phantom V (fiwroterly owned by Red Skelton) 1954 Chevrolet convertible 1957 Chevrolet 2-dr hardtop 1990 454SS Chevrolet truck 1960 Corvette 1962 Corvette fuel injected 1987 Corvette (Eeklerl show ear) 1928 Dodge Victory Six 1927 Ford Model T touring car Two 1930 Ford Model A's 1939 Ford 2-dr sedan Two 1990 GMC Spectre trucks (only 2 made) 1917 Hudson 4-dr Phaeton 2003 Hummer H2 2002 Lincoln Blackwood (Neiman Marna Edition) 1974 Mercedes 450 SL (10,000 nix) 1984 Mercedes 380 SE 1988 Mercedes 300 SEL 1988 Mercedes 560 SL 1973 Pamera (13,000 nu) 1929 Pierce Arrow 4-dr 1930 Pierce Arrow coupe 1999 Prowler (169 mi) 1957 Thunderbird ' Terms: Cash or Certified Funds • 7% Buyer's Premium_ Potts Auction Company  G A L 118 • 1-800-601-2888 7444 N Hwy 27 • Rock Spring, GA 30739 5555%s.po1t%auction.toin _ May 2004 7.4 4000000, II  ' Classic Car Insurance Costs Less Than You Think! Market Reports compartment detailed. It's got that just-gotit-done-for-the-auction feel, hope it's got the critical "sorting" finished. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $48,600. Sale price in line with conditon and current market, no Barrett-Jackson Bounce for this one. #693-1957 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SC roadster. S/N 7500037. Black/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 42,221 miles. Restored. Paint finish quality good, still shows well, some minor flaws. Panel fit and gaps good. Interior leather, wood, and trim good. Chassis and engine not Contact Gary Gandy to discuss your classic car insurance needs. wish; Nemo& ccvt INSURANCE (800) 678-5173 Instant quotes online at: www.parishheacock.com 77

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Market Reports  #955-1959 PORSCHE 356A cabriolet. S/N 152189. Silver/red leather. LHD. Odo: 35,123 miles. Reported restoration 2000-2001. Paint finish decent, some sanding marks showing, uneven areas, small rust bubble right door. Left front door fit off. Horn grilles pitted. Interior kets. Panel fit poor. Heavy silt/dirt coating in trunk, wiring corroding. Interior carpet torn and filthy. Leather hard and cracked. Seats track bolts missing and seats loose. Was this car underwater at some point? Cond: 5. SOLD AT $12,420. Front bumper hanging down, left rear window cracked, all gaskets deteriorated. Claimed 1,000 miles on engine rebuild. It did run onto the block but... Strong money for a "beater" even though it runs. Peoples' choice for official auction fright pig. shows well. Tidy engine compartment. Chassis has older undercoating but appears honest. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $53,460. Big money paid for a decent 1600 cab, with a restoration that is not to a high standard, nor presented with any documentation. However should make a reliable, very presentable driver While the market for all 356s continues to climb, the non-B-J world isn't ready to pay this kind of price for an A cab. Try $30,000 at best. #616-1959 VOLKSWAGEN TRANSPORTER van. S/N 430645. Mango green/ pearl white vinyl. LHD. 1200-cc. Reported full rotisserie-type restoration with only authentic parts used. Appears to be good quality workmanship overall. Nice presence. Panels #957-1969 MERCEDES-BENZ 280SL roadster. White/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 24,659 miles. 4-speed. Reported recent comprehensive restoration. Workmanship appears of high quality. Paint thickness even and within spec according to my thickness meter. Panels and tires okay. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $19,980. More than what it's worth. Don't let a quirky cosmetic makeover fool you. 930s that aren't perfect are four-wheeled hand grenades with the pins already pulled. #907-1974 VOLKSWAGEN THING phaeton. S/N 1842544490. Light and medium green/brown vinyl. LHD. Odo: 7,502 miles. 1.6-liter, 4-speed. Aftermarket stereo, rollbar, and fog lamps. Older cheap respray over original orange paint, bumpers and headlight trim painted over. Top is wearing through at most and gaps as original. Interior, trim, chassis and engine close to "as new." Includes hardtop. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $46,980. 280SLs with 4speed manuals are relatively rare, and if it 's sorted and runs as good as it looks, makes a desirable strong driver. Top price paid but not unreasonable considering condition and venue. #320-1970 MERCEDES-BENZ 280SE 3.5 coupe. SN 11102610000524. Grey/burgundy leather. LHD. Odo: 78,712 miles. Older mediocre repaint. Bondo and sanding marks obvious in the usual rust-prone body panels. Chassis has normal road grime but appears solid. straight, yet a bit thick with filler in spots Chassis and interior look new. Period luggage included. Three seats. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $21,600. Price in line with quality of work and current market. Nice buy. Complicated and hard to restore, even though built as a roughand-ready people hauler. #1026-1964 PORSCHE 356SC coupe. S/N 126122. Eng. #810062. Red/black leather. Odo: 65,890 miles. (Chassis and engine number are for 1963 356SC, not 1964 as listed) Chrome appears original, moderate pitting rear back light trim. Euro headlights, air conditioning. Engine sounds smooth; new owner says he knows this model well and stated "runs well, a/c blows cold." Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $14,580. European specification car with rare 4-speed manual transmission. Sale price in line with condition, will feel like a bargain if it runs out well. Poor quality respray, uneven, heavy overspray and sanding marks on cracked window gas- 78  #110-1979 PORSCHE 930 coupe. S/N 9309800289. Gold/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 96,192 miles. Repainted to mediocre standard; uneven finish, overspray, tape lines uneven, dirt, fisheye. Door and window gaskets badly deteriorated. Trim faded. Seats re-dyed, surfaces cracking. Dash redone, poor fit and incorrect material. Headliner dirty. Wheels Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale, AZ corners and top bow intersections, backlight is yellowed and brittle. Older non-stock seat coverings are starting to show wear. Clean engine bay, with a new carburetor and fuel pump. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $13,230. The only spectacular thing about this Thing was the total lack of corrosion. For this kind of money, it should be in good enough condition to include an invitation to the Pebble Beach concours. As it is, price was double reality, and the closest it will get to Pebble is being parked next to Editor Martin's—in the media parking lot. ITALIAN #735-1952 SIATA GRAN SPORT spider. S/N SL 0264B. Burgundy/black leather. LHD. Very good panel fit over excellent paint with a few touched-in chips. Slightly wavy original stainless steel grille; original mounting holes for (missing) soft top and side curtains filled with rubber plugs. Excellent interior with engine- Sports Car Market

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Market Reports  turned metal dashboard panel. Fitted with 327ci Corvette V8, side pipes and 185/85R15 tires. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $135,000. A thoroughbred Italian with an American heart transplant. According to vendor, fitted with a 265-ci Chevy V-8 in 1955 (common in period), later upgraded to a 327 with four speed. Very well presented, but side pipes and oversized tires give the feel of a kit car Price is retail-plus and then some. ible. S/N 111. White/creme. LHD. Odo: 4,179 miles. Original Arizona car. New engine, transmission, brake lines, gauges, radio, chrome trim restored since 2002. New exhaust, tires, top. Claimed original paint. Interior new with 46.  9701 •  Allir-j 11-711 10111, #646 1956 DUAL GHIA D500 convert- - of 3 available at B-J. Euro car with single alternator No smoke, good idle. Only thing not working is power vent windows. May be a new record auction price for a 365 2+2. If it drives as good as it looks, fair price, but not easily replicatable away from the television lights. Could it be that someone was a Holden fan? creme leather and maroon piping to match soft top. Wires great, chassis clean. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $127,440. Very nice partially original car; if you can believe statement about paint. As an Arizona car from new, should be rust-free, but let's hope all rubber suspension bushings and seals have been replaced. The much nicer of two offered Some experts say only 40 lefi of original 114, but every auction seems to have one lately. New record price but only by a few thousand over completely restored creme/ green model sold here last year 1967 ASA 1000 GT coupe. S/N 01196. Red/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 2,915 miles. Very good paint, with some sinkage on left C pillar, minor bubbling on left rear fender; very good panel fit except rear of right door slightly #95 - 1967 FIAT DINO coupe. S/N 135AC0000665. Red/black. LHD. Odo: 93,977 kilometers. Listed as a Ferrari Dino Coupe, both on the window sticker and in B-J results sheets. But this was no Scagletti Ferrari Dino, rather a somewhat awkwardly styled Bertone Fiat Dino coupe. It does have the beautiful all-aluminum V6 Ferrari engine. Said to be fully serviced and very rare. Fairly good paint and interior. Front bumper dented. Off-brand tires mounted. From Oregon. #131 - only 10 restored Not as desirable as Apollo Spider but got good reviews when new. Owner went all-out to represent car and was hoping for big price. This was high, but not huge. Auto trans definitely didn't help. 1969 FERRARI 365 2+2 coupe. S/N 11959. Eng. #12513. Red/tan. LHD. Odo: 43,916 kilometers. Nice repaint showing a few cracks, window trim not perfect, looks #643 - Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale, AZ raised. Most chrome trim re-plated, worn trunk button. Excellent interior let down by cracked horn button. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $33,750. One of approximately 75 made to homologate a 1-liter engine designed and built by Ferrari. Beautifully presented, rare and lovely. Previously seen at Barrett-Jackson's L.A. auction in June 2003, where it sold for $30,240. I guess we now know what the market value for this car is. Well bought. 1967 FERRARI 365 2+2 coupe. S/N 11621. Eng. #11621. Red/Tobacco. LHD. Odo: 96,000 kilometers. Paint, chrome, interior, engine, and chassis all very nice. Owner claims complete restoration, receipts available. New exhaust, new Michelin V-rated tires. A/C icecold and suspension perfect, good driver. Previously owned by late actor William Holden. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $86,400. By far the nicest #384 - 80  Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $18,360. Did a couple of bidders believe this was a Ferrari Dino? Not a Fiat badge in sight—all have been removed and replaced with Ferrari items. Less desirable 2.0-liter model (not as reliable as later 2.4). The winner paid $18,360, over twice the previous recent SCM-recorded auction record These are neat cars but: I. It's not a convertible; 2. Most collectors describe them as between bland and ugly; 3. The Ferrari engine brings Ferrari-sized repair bills. This car sold for $4,725 at a Palm Springs auction four years ago, with about 3,000 less miles. From the description it appears not to have had a lot done to it since then. Also sold on eBay not too long ago for a little more than double that amount. Let's hope it found a good home where it can be enjoyed enough so the owner won't care how much he loses when he goes to sell. LO coupe. S/N 1071. Black/black. LHD. Odo: 46,389 miles. 5-liter alloy Buick V8, auto., Dunlop front discs and rear drums. Nice paint, chrome good, wires nice; underhood clean, not detailed. Most panel gaps good. Interior redone with red piping and incorrect steering wheel. Gauges and glass nice. Owner is well-known Rolls collector, had all information including a video explaining the car. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $35,640. Boxed Italian frame and a handmade steel body. About 77 made, owner claims #448 1968 INTERMECCANICA APOL- good. Carpeting, leather seats, and dash very nice. Speaker in console missing grille. Chassis undercoated, no visible sign of rust. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $120,960. Impressively detailed; these are great cars, as rare as Daytona Spyders—some say same performance at 1/3 the price. The trouble is it's not the same: no V12 flexibility, no V12 sounds, no independent rear Sports Car Market like original seals. Good Borrani wires. Interior nice, front seats recovered, rest original. Claimed recent mechanical service, no details of what that entailed. Also claimed cosmetic restoration. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $50,760. Car sold here last year for $45,360, so vendor made a small profit. But it only shows 9 km more! Fairly bought for cosmetic condition, let's hope the mechanicals are as good These cars are much more attractive in more subtle, darker, colors. Different color and more service/maintenance history could bring a better price. 1970 MASERATI GHIBLI spider. S/N AM115-S-1155. Fly yellow/black. LHD. Odo: 28,315 miles. 4.7-liter, 5-speed. Paint excellent, with attention paid to windshield rubbers. Some pitting on chrome around windshield and scratches on rear bumper over-riders. Interior very nice, restored to original. Gauges all #711 -

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Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale, AZ  suspension, no rear-mounted transaxle. This looks like a recent auction-record price, but didn't declare it as such. A nicer, 4.9-liter red Spyder, #1243, sold last year at B-.1 for $103,425. #690-1971 FERRARI DAYTONA Conversion spider. S/N 14199. Fly yellow/tan and black. LHD. Odo: 53,840 kilometers. Nicely done conversion by Modena coachbuilder. Inner fender panels done in metal, like real Spyders, but not exactly correct. Seats appear new. Paint very nice. Dash appears original, or at least correct material. #350-1971 MASERATI INDY coupe. S/N AM116-644. Eng. #AM116-644. Sky blue/ black. LHD. Odo: 43,133 kilometers. 5-speed. Cheap repaint with orange peel and sloppy masking around window rubbers. Overspray in door jambs. Rubber strip on front bumper torn. Taillight chrome pitted. Engine cleaned Market Reports because of speedo replacement. New Pirellis on gold-painted original Cromodora mags. Repaint after strip to bare metal, still okay but not stunning. Rear bumper very wavy. Supposedly new top doesn't fit very well. New carpets and dash. Has wood veneer behind instruments Underhood has original Dinoplex boxes and large-diameter original hood struts. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $140,400. Last seen at RM Amelia Island in 2003 with same mileage. A no sale at $130k there. This sale at $140k-plus is a new U.S. auction high for a cut car Another Italian conversion at Bonhams Gstaad in December 2002 brought $183k. Let's hope that Autosport reinforced the chassis like U.S. converters, or better yet like Scagletti. I would want to drive this over some bumpy pavement before paying this much. A great, relatively cheap way to have an open V12—so long as you don't mind having to explain what a conversion is to the great unwashed Or just lying about it. of grease but sad looking. Chassis clean, not detailed; wheels repainted. Interior suprisingly nice. A driver with a 20-foot paint job. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $16,200. Not a bad-looking car, has Maserati's dependable V8. Unfortunately not at the top of any collector's list, but a good low-price, starter Italian exotic. The 4.7-liter version is slightly more desirable. Very few Indys have been at auction in the past 10 years. This is a high price, believe it or not. #372-1972 INTERMECCANICA ITALIA convertible. S/N 50388414. Black/black. LHD. Odo: 21,843 miles. Has desirable Ford 351 Windsor engine with 4-speed transmission. Advertised to have upgraded MacPherson front suspension, but looked like every other Italia stock suspension. Mileage unknown HYMAN I_TD. WE ARE MOVING! OCISSIC CCIPS - I 11111 plCaSeil to 1111110111We the 'rand opening of our WO' 35,000 sq ft facility. For the last 15 WM'S 111Oliall Ltd clittiSte COTS has acted as principle in the acquisition and Stilt' of specialty collector COIN. Oi!er the nears many Of our friends and customers !rape mpiested that we take their COIN OH COOS4SMIleitt, 110il'ePer our limited space did not allow us to do so. Our new facility  not °Wu us the ability to cApand our service department and showroom, but will provide the opport uni hi to accept select consiNnments on a limited basis. Our di sirs' to purchase quality collector ears or complete car collections continues, but in addition I  I/01 I to contact me, or one of my associates to discuss how Hyman Ltd Classic Cars can help you sell your car. Sincerely, 41 Ilyman May 2004  WWW.HYMANL1D.00 314-524-6000 2310 CHAFFEE ST. LOUIS, MO 63146 - 81 instead of original vinyl. Steering wheel replaced with so-so looking racing-style wheel. Engine and chassis clean, not detailed. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $30,240. In Phoenix since early '80s; failed to sell at Silver's Phoenix auction last year for $25,000. Car appears sound and rust-free. Bought by SCM subscriber who researched alternatives. At least two others on the market, at slighty higher prices that had better-documented restorations. Fair buy, will clean up nicely with little money spent. #186-1972 FERRARI 365GTC/4 coupe. S/N 15611. Grey metallic/tobacco. Lila Odo: 46,121 miles. 6 Weber carbs feeding 4.4-liter V12. Average car, some driver's seat wear, door panels re-dyed. Dash okay. Paint good, with some chips and flaws. Chassis untouched. Seems to be just a nice driver. No maintenance

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Market Reports  Very good panel fit; good paint with sanding marks and pits in front end; good chrome. Very good interior; clean engine compartment; aftermarket front spoiler. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $38,800. A very capable mid-engined GT, with the feared Citroen hydraulic braking system. Good, honest car well presented. In the middle of the SCM price range, a good deal for both seller and buyer info or information on tools or books or service records. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $43,740. Grey is attractive color for C4s since the obnoxious black rubber bumper, sometimes refered to as the clown mouth, blends in and the car 's lines are highlighted. Price very reasonable for the best-sounding V12 Ferrari ever made. But only a buy if regularly maintained and mechanical systems are in good shape. Homemade wood accents, rust on instrument cluster, and repair work under wiper raise questions. New buyer will soon find out. #665-1972 FERRARI 365GTC/4 coupe. S/N 15339. Red/black. Odo: 75,089 miles. Vendor provided no information on car, but had posted Ferrari Market Letter history report. — '1•1111111.111,1111L7 #710-1973 FERRARI DINO 246 GTS spider. S/N 03998. Fly Yellow/tan. LHD. Odo: 29,543 miles. Beautifully and correctly detailed Spyder with Daytona seats but without the flares. Paint and chrome excellent. Wheels and tires look new. Interior very nice. Mouse fur covering for dash appears original. Trunk lid seems excessively heavy as if full of filler, but no evidence of damage. All easily damaged plastic covers in trunk and in front compartment excellent. Engine correct and detailed, original exhaust system; chassis clean. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $76,680. While there was no one representing the car a comprehensive Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale, AZ long will it put out that 400+ hp? A car for the truly adventuresome, and with really almost no market. If you think you have trouble explaining what a cut Daytona is, good luck with this one. #90-1983 LAMBORGHINI JALPA targa. S/N ZA9J00000DLA12043. White/white leather. LHD. Odo: 28,615 kilometers.Variable panel fit; good, if thick, paint; some cracking on right door; evidence of a hit on left front Owned by George Arents, Chinetti's silent business partner, in 1977. Offered by five different dealers from 1991 to 1996. Recent new paint and interior in 1991. In 1995 had 1,100 miles on rebuilt engine, mileage 74,000 miles, so now has about 2k miles on rebuild. Red color may be original, but is definitely the wrong color for these cars with their black rubber front bumper. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $43,740. Good-looking C4 which has apparently been well cared for. 13-year-old paint good, with just typical C4 cracking at hood front. Window felts faded and worn. Engine clean but not detailed. If maintenance records and engine rebuild bills were available to substantiate claims, could be a good buy. But as it sits, just a gamble at this price. What kind of message does it send about the market for C4s when you have so many at B-J at one time, and they all sell cheap? Not a great one, I 'm afraid. #776-1973 MASERATI BORA coupe. S/N AM 117392. Blue/black leather. LHD. Odo: 50,019 kilometers. 4.7-liter V-8, 5-speed. only Spyder version; has top with poorly fitting boot. A tremendous undertaking, claimed $150,000 to duplicate. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $54,000. Claimed to be race-ready, with new clutch, belts, brakes, etc. Elderly East Coast owner didn't seem to know much about car or its condition. Paint fair lots of front chips, neat car from 20 feet, but don't look too closely Must be awesome to drive, if it really is 500 pounds lighter than a stock Spyder But how 82  photo album detailed the 2 to 3 years that the owner spent taking the car to Ferrari meets and correcting every flaw found by the judges, finally winning the coveted Platinum award, requiring 95 or better points. Books, manuals, tools all displayed in car Little about mechanical condition but superb cosmetics. Price paid was really a bargain—less than the 365 GT 2+2, and which would you rather have? #662.1-1977 FERRARI 308/288 Spyder Conversion. S/N 21775. Red/black. LHD. Converted by Jim Carpenter, whose shop was near the Phoenix airport. Claimed that he did 20 of these Kevlar-bodied 288 GTOs with engine mounted longitudinally and fed by twin intercooled turbos. This is the always serviced by dealer and just traded in on new Ferrari. First year of the 3.2 but sill has the rock-hard and expensive TRX tires. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $39,960. No one was on hand to fill in this car's missing details. Coming up on a $3k-$5k major service, so it would be nice to see some records. Possibly a record auction price paid for a Mondial with no maintenance history. New owner paid the going price for a 1988 3.2 with 15k-mile service already done. #662-1989 LAMBORGHINI COUNTACH 25TH ANNIVERSARY coupe. S/N ZA9CAO5A1KLA12616. Red/tan. LHD. Odo: 3,717 kilometers. Like new, with only minor flaws to paint and interior. Has optional (and useless) V-shaped rear spoiler. Four new Pirelli tires. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $97,200. Sold last year for $102,600, now has 750 more miles. So the owner only paid about $27/mile, plus the Sports Car Market bumper. Perished rubber seals to targa top, minor delamination in windshield corners. Front left alloy wheel has curb damage; poorly repainted leather and frame on driver's seat; dirty, dusty engine compartment; very sooty tailpipes. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT $23,760. One of 410 made, this Jalpa appears to be more used than it was loved. Not the way to present a market-challenged car While okay cars with great visual appeal, there is little support in terms of spares or knowledgeable mechanics. These are only for real Lambo enthusiasts who will put up with many hassles. Price was slightly below market for this model. #774-1986 FERRARI MONDIAL 3.2 convertible. S/N ZFFXC26A3G0060531. Red/tan. LHD. Odo: 11,895 miles. Nice-looking Cabriolet; 11,900 miles may be correct. Top like new, few chips in paint. Interior unmarked, may have been dyed but very discreetly. Claimed to be 2-owner Oregon car,

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Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale, AZ  cost of the tires. But apparently not a $10k engine-out clutch replacement. While collectible, and the best of the Countachs, these Anniversary cars are still depreciating. High enough price, although very nice condition. #1000-1992 ALFA ROMEO SPIDER VELOCE convertible. S/N ZARBB32N7N7004239. Yellow/black suede/ leather. LHD. Odo: 22,587 miles. 2.0-liter, of last series Spider; down to its Alfa-branded cassette radio. A superb example, twice the SCM Price Guide price, as close to buying a new Alfa Spider as you can get today. Two people really wanted this cute yellow car on this day and weren't going to be bothered by a price guide. More power to them in terms of satisfring a fantasy; let's hope they don't try to sell the car next week and get their money back (See profile. page 46.) #716-1995 FERRARI 355 Berlinetta. S/N ZFFPR41A9S0103344. Black/tan. LHD. Odo: 19,222 miles. Car seemed to be locked all weekend with no one to answer questions. Stated to be a beautiful Ferrari owned by Bill Medley of the Righteous Brothers. At least the seller isn't making any outrageous condition claims—they didn't make any at all! Cosmetically looks like a well-cared-for 19,000-mile car. Some wear on driver's seat. Market Reports is a celebrity car and they only made about 3,800, plus a thousand 355 Fls and a couple of hundred specials. However, fyou don't need That Lovin' Feeling right now, wait a couple of years and buy this for $50k. Or wait a few years and buy one for half this price. #714-1997 FERRARI F355 spider. S/N AFFXR48A6V0107572. Blue/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 19,867 miles. Good panel fit, driver's door slightly off, not abnormal for the 355. Front bumper resprayed. The panel behind the grille is now blue—the factory left it black. Both lower door panels and ground 5-speed. Excellent panel fit, very good paint with minor touch-ups on center front bumper; excellent original Campagnolo wheels, correct Pirelli P-Zero tires. Leather and suede seats unmarked, carpets as new. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $27,540. One owner; showroom-fresh example 65 + Cars In Inventory Buying. Trading and Consigning American Classics, Eurosports, Rolls/Bentley and Collection Liquidations. Always Buying. Web: Vin tagemotorssarasota.com 1957 Jaguar X1c140MC ' ;trri 1962 Jaguar SI E-Type Roadster Opal Burgundy/Bisquit Stunning nut & bolt restoration 576,500 1956 Aston Martin DB 2/4 MKII Drophead Olde English White/Red/Black canvas top restored $99.500 1966 Jaguar E-Type Roadster Red / new black leather interior/top Motor Numbers match 516,500 1996 Ferrari 355 Spyder Red/Tan 32K miles 30K Miles service performed $89,000 Tempero is proud to create hand-crafted reproductions of many of the world's most famous sports and racing cars. Our cars are based on the manufacturer's original designs, and are built to each customer's individual specifications. They have been upgraded to reflect modern requirements of safety and performance. Each car is lovingly and skillfully constructed from sheet aluminum using the time-honored methods employed by reputable coach building companies. Classics start at $130,000. Tempero has also custom-built these 7950- 7960 racing classics: 3 XKSS In Production Short Nose D-Type May2004 C Type Lightweight E-Type XJ13 Lister Costin 83 TRAM START 10 IIMIS Frame-off restoration Matching numbers 565,000 M Dilate e EXCLUSIVE FACTORY AGENT OF _ DAILY E3 [long Nose D-Type r SARA s a TA, INC Web: Vintagemotorssarasota.com VINTAGE MOTORS TORS Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $78,840. What are you buying here? Celebrity ownership and to hell with maintenance, service, or any history? (And forget about a test drive.) Price at the high end of the SCM Price Guide. But this effects resprayed. Top faded and worn with scratched window plastic. Front end behind grille should have been black, but was missed with tape during its nose job re-paint. New, incorrect BFG tires on all four corners. Stock exhaust. Outer door edges chipped and touched up. Leather shows all 19k miles of wear, stitching very dirty. Instrument console dash leather shrinking. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $101,520. This F355 has been driven hard all 19,867 miles of its life. 1 know these interiors don't age gracefully, however this example could have said 50k miles and looked about right. Has 2836 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34234. USA Phone: 941-355-6500 Fax: 941-359-0810 sa lest,/ temperocars.com

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Market Reports  it had its engine out for the $6,000 service yet? A reasonable enough price, but this is yesterday's fashion jewelry that will continue to depreciate. Imagine what will happen when the replacement for the 360 comes out. #678-2000 FERRARI 360 Fl CHALLENGE coupe. S/N ZFFYR51B000119088. Red/red cloth. LHD. Developed by the Ferrari factory, sold to wealthy would-be racers, and maintained by authorized dealers, these Challenge cars are built to run in their own onemake racing series. Same hp as the standard road car, but they incorporate a number of modifications designed to radically improve track performance. Covered with a plethora of AMERICAN #682-1938 LINCOLN ZEPHYR coupe. S/N H50487. Gold/creme leather. LHD. Awarded "America's Most Beautiful Street Rod" at Goodguys nationals. Air-conditioned, C4 automatic, rack and pinion, air suspension by TCI, custom-built period V12 engine by Dave Tatum, full leather interior. SOLD AT $432,000. Astounding price. A few years back sponsor decals, they really look like real race cars. This one comes with several European victories. Claimed to be the Ferrari collectors' ultimate prize and to have great appreciation potential. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $106,380. Sold without title; not street legal. Most used race cars are worn out and ready for retirement. With these Challenge cars, since all maintance must be done by a sponsoring official dealer, you can only imagine the revenue stream for the dealer There is a possibility that a used Challenge car could be in decent shape for your next club event. But what a $100k gamble. #5-1979 FIAT 124 convertible. S/N 124CS20154085. Red/tan. LHD. Odo: 51,416 miles. Fair older red paint, chrome on door handles pitted. Claimed new top last spring. Also stated rebuilt engine, transmission, and rear-end gears. Engine needs to be re-torqued between 500 and 1,000 miles. Interior okay. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $2,916. Car is from a divorce settlement. Maybe the wife couldn't understand so much time and money going into an under-$5k car Three 124 spiders to chose from, both a 1981 and 1982 brought more money. If work was done well, this could be the best B-..1 buy in an Italian Spider Less than half the buyer 's premium of the Ghibli Spider; and less than a tune-up on the Daytona. 84 drip lines and wear in the door panels ahead of the wood trim (which is in excellent condition, shiny finish). Some small scrapes in the rear bumper, older brightwork shows some wear with minimal pitting on window trim. Clean but not detailed undercarriage showing some patina. Wide whitewall tires. SOLD AT $108,000. A part of Lloyd Mayes ' collection. Whether the paint work is in excellent condition, as described by the seller, is up for debate. Still, for a well-maintained, desirable model and body style this price is not at all a suprise. #654.1-1952 DESOTO FIREDOME convertible. S/N 64002785. Dark red/beige vinyl. LHD. Odo: 89,214 miles. Part of the Glenn Shaffer collection, 276-cid V-8 with Hemi heads, 3-speed, factory power steering. Panel fit good, paint fine with some Sports Car Market when another all-hand-done Zephyr Scrape, sold for over a quarter of a million, we noticed. it all about the quality and the beauty here—excellent fit and finish, very clean lines, nothing that could possibly displease the eye of the street-rod/Zephyr lover And the use of the original-style drivetrain really sets this car apart from the attack of the clone rods with their Chevrolet 350s. #695-1948 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY convertible. S/N 7405530. Navy blue with wood/blue with plaid cloth. LHD. Odo: 12,901 miles. 323-ci Spitfire eight, auto. Panel fit on metal is good, wooden doors are off slightly. The wooden trunk is good, though. The paint is nice, but with some inconsistencies—chips in the front driver-side fender, inconsistencies—wear at edges, some buff marks, some fisheyes in hood. Front bumper and grille strikingly shiny, rear bumper shows some scratches. The tan canvas top is slightly dirty around the edges. Detailed undercarriage and underhood. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $59,400. 1 of 613 built, 1 of 3 known survivors after parts were heavily scavenged by early rodders. High price for a nice, well-documented car but also a cheap way to have a historically important early and correct iteration of the Hemi in your collection. #483-1953 STUDEBAKER COMMANDER coupe. S/N 8832723. Red/white. LHD. Odo: 88,043 miles. AKA the Loewy Coupe. Paint and work is of good, but not great quality; some orange peel, delamination problems possible on front below grille. Very good Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale, AZ chrome, good glass, decent detailing. Replacement interior is not much help, in original style but with later type of vinyl. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $27,000. Also known as the Starliner, 19,326 produced. Big dollars for any Studebaker from the '50s, but this is one of the ones to have. Rust is the big issue to look for in any Loewy coupe. Once the tin worm has found its way in, restoration costs will skyrocket. Yes, a high price—but really, they been too cheap for too long. #705-1953 CHEVROLET CORVETTE roadster. S/N E55F001227. Polo white/red vinyl. LHD. Odo: 7 miles. 235-ci 16, triple carbs, auto. 227th of the 300 first-year cars. Restored to the highest levels a few years ago by a shop that specializes in early Corvettes. Judged 97 points in its only NCRS show. Windshield gasket not smoothly installed in most corners.

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Market Reports  Minimal onset of corrosion on some of the underhood fasteners and hardware. Robust exhaust note. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $210,600. The few '53s restored to this level that have popped up on the market have generally been sold between $75,000-$ 100,000, so this should establish the high water mark for the other 299 cars. Like all surviving '53s, it'll always be a high-dollar trailer queen. #431-1954 CHEVROLET CORVETTE roadster. S/N E54S001433. Polo white/red vinyl. LHD. Odo: 62,956 miles. 235-ci 16, triple carbs, auto. Very fresh and concise restoration, however the driver's door still needs some adjustment. All black undercarriage, but very clean. All new top and interior. er. LHD. Odo: 5,914 miles. Titled as a 1956 Porsche. Very good paint, excellent chrome. Leather has some light scratches on passenger seat but not much more than scuffing. Nardi Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale, AZ $40,000 seems to have been largely misspent. Perhaps the reasoning behind the hidden AM FM/CD was to mask the noise of body panels separating from Bondo. wood wheel, chrome disc wheels with Yokohama radials. Among the best quality finish and paint work that I've seen on a repro Spyder in years. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $27,000. Top of the market price; however; not a surprise as the quality of this car was apparent. I'll count this as worth the bid—high fun factor; low cost of entry. Just as long as you keep in mind it's a replica and everyone knows it except the gas station attendant, but you won't have to tell him the truth anyway. Otherwise unable to find any faults with this. Cond: 1+. SOLD AT $108,000. This is about as nice as you '11 ever find a '54, and the price reflects that. However, it shouldn't be worth $50k more than lot 101, a red '54 roadster Since it is impossible to prove what color a '54 was painted, you might as well get a Polo White one, since most were painted that hue anyway. #142-1955 CHEVROLET BEL AIR coupe. S/N A55L078305. Black and white/ black leather. 470-hp, big-block 496-ci, Turbo 400 automatic. Mustang II front end, Baer brakes w/drilled rotors in all four corners. Boyd Coddington 17" mags with P-Zeros. Four-link rear, coil-overs, conversion-van power windows, B&M shifter. Good pane fit but doors hard to latch. No rust, very nice repaint with some cracking in rail gutters. Nice brightwork, leather headliner, tinted windows. Clean engine bay. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $69,660. So, you want the Fabulous Fifties look with a more modern feel. Presto, RestoMod to the rescue! Even with my European sports-car blood, I must admit this is a super sharp, frame-off restoration that was calling out "You need this car "Fans of good panel fit, billet aluminum, and excellent brightwork will be feeling simply marvelous in their fake '55 —at the tidy sum of only $69,660. #107-1956 PORSCHE BECK SPYDER roadster. S/N 5500000741. Silver/black leath- 86  seems to stabilize when warmed up. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $86,400. Even though this was the pivotal sink-or-swim year for the Corvette, most collectors today want the '57s with the 283. Powerglide automatic hardly adds to the value, actually should be worth less than even a 3-speed manual. This is huge money for the car; which is really the same thing as saying sold right, isn 't it? #936-1957 CADILLAC ELDORADO SEVILLE coupe. S/N 576203213. Medium blue/white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 75,952 miles. Current owner claims to have invested over $40,000 in recent mechanical and repair work. New $4,600 air conditioning system, hidden AM/FM/CD with remote taped to the steering wheel. Major rust bubbles in many points, weak paint with what looks to be over an inch of Bondo underneath. A sad Seville. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $16,470. One of just 2,100 built; cost new $7,286. What you 're purchasing here is a wisp of hope of owning your own Cadillac Seville. In need of a total, comprehensive, topto-bottom restoration, the previous owner's #767-1956 CHEVROLET CORVETTE convertible. S/N E56S003667. Venetian red, white coves/cream vinyl. LHD. Odo: 2,334 miles. 265-ci V8, 4-barrel, auto. Very competent and concise restoration several years ago that is holding up well. Paint in very good condition with very few swirl marks, interior is starting to get just a little wear on the seats and carpets from light use. Runs somewhat rich; lumpy, high idle when cold (2,000 rpm) Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $43,200. 77,728 Fairlane 500 Sunliner convertibles were built in 1957. It unusual to see a car presented with this care of restoration and have a large flaw, but apparently it did not scare the bidders away. A good sales result, not out of line with the current market, yet by no means cheap. #389.1-1957 CHEVROLET BEL AIR NOMAD wagon. S/N VC57L192709. Harbor blue metallic/blue & black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 32 miles. 283-ci V8, Fl., auto. Power steering, brakes, seats, and windows. Correct singlepiece bumper from the Los Angeles assembly plant. This and all other chrome nicely replated (including the cracked rear window frame at the right-side hinge). Very slight orange peel in #945.1-1957 FORD FAIRLANE 500 convertible. SIN 476GBK57582043. Red/black/ red & white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 75 miles. 312-ci V8, auto. Sunliner convertible. Power brakes and steering. Town and Country radio, continental kit, wide whitewalls, chrome caps. Full restoration with excellent paint, crisp vinyl interior, new carpets, great chrome, some pitting in exhaust at tailpipe. Only marked down in the interior for the gauge area, as some detail work was left undone. Fresh gaskets, good gaps. some of the compound curves on the roof pillars. Obvious generator whine (brushes about to go out). Very slight corrosion setting in on various chassis fasteners. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $64,800. 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Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale, AZ  the heap, and won't jump the same amount the $10,000 Country Squires will. There's always been a following for these 2-door wagons and most have been saved, while almost all of those other Family Trucksters have been thrashed and gone on to the Great Smelter Beyond. A very fair price here. #949-1957 CHEVROLET CORVETTE convertible. S/N E57S103787. Onyx Black, silver coves/red vinyl. LHD. Odo: 13 miles. 283-ci V8, Fl., 4-speed. Radio delete, heater delete. Very good body prep and paint. Most chrome has been replaced or replated; what of all other 1957s, so this is not all that outlandish for the venue. #404-1958 CHEVROLET IMPALA convertible. S/N F58L174871. Black/black and blue vinyl and nylon. LHD. Odo: 2 miles. 283ci V8, F.I., 3-speed. Positraction, close-ratio transmission, twin rear antennas. 3-prong spinner wheel covers. Seemingly foot-deep paint with no blemishes whatsoever. Overall perhaps little chrome is original (such as the windshield frame) is in good condition and doesn't detract. Corrosion around the master cylinder, fuel staining at some of the line joins and alongside the injection fuel meter. Paint burned off the exhaust manifolds, radiator hoses and spark plug boots heavily oxidized from heat exposure. Clean matte-black undercarriage. Overall, an excellent restoration that has seen some over-the-road usage. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $100,440. Bid may seem just slightly high for the condition, but just barely. As one of the Holy Grails of the Corvette world, a first-year fuelie will generally be almost double the price the best restoration on the grounds, impossible to fault the quality of the work done, plus has no signs of usage at all inside, outside, or underneath. Cond: 1+. SOLD AT $112,320. Rare powertrain combination + most desirable bodystyle + perfect restoration + popular color = worth every penny it brought. Even without the live TV coverage, this car was worth what it brought, even more so than several other highball cars this weekend. #630-1958 CHEVROLET CORVETTE convertible. S/N J58S105755. Light blue metallic/blue vinyl. LHD. Odo: 3 miles. 283-ci V8, 4-barrel, auto. Hard top only, Wonderbar radio. Period aftermarket seat belts, radial tires. Very good fiberglass prep and paint on the body only, as the hard top has a rough finish and was poorly masked for painting. Slight shade mismatch indicates that the hard top and body weren't painted at the same time. Some poorly replated trim pieces (such as the door tops) have a few blisters. All new interior that was competently installed. Extremely clean undercarriage with fresh hardware is congruent with statements that the car was completely restored within the past few months. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $75,600. 1958 is a year Corvette fans either love or hate, so prices tend to be softer than other solid-axle years. While this car was completely restored, it was done on several levels of competency and quality based on the individual item, plus no soft top, meaning this car was about $20k over where it realistically should have been. Sold well indeed. #093-1960 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE convertible. S/N 860S8252. Newport Blue Metallic/multi blue leather. LHD. Odor 27,828 miles. 389-ci, three two-barrels, auto. 8-lug rims, power steering, power brakes, power windows. Very well executed repaint within the last Market Reports Phone: 831.423.5704 Fax: 831.423.2239 email: canepa98@aol.com 1983 Lancia LC-2 Group ((Prototype) #LC-002 Built by Lancia with support from sister company — Ferrari. (Engine 3.0 Ferrari V8 TwinTurbo —850 BHP.) finished r Second fastest qualifier for LeMans in '85, finished 6'h. Wins at Spa, Imola, Kyalami — driven by Patrese, Alboreto, Wollek, Fabi, DeCesaris, Heyer, Bank, Nannini "100 point" ground Lancia/Martini works car for '83-86 season including pole position for '83 LeMans, 1985 Tyrrell Formula I #012/7 Purchased from private collection of Ken Tyrrell. Built for '85 season for Brundle and Stefan Bellof. Driven by Bellof at Estoril, Imola, Monaco, Montreal, Detroit, Spa, Nurburgring. Recently completed 3,000 hour ground up restoration of enacting standards, including new newly built DP( Cosworth "short stroke" engine P 0.4

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Market Reports  year, all chrome and brightwork either replated or replaced. Passenger's door glass out of alignment. Original leather interior is developing cracks on most surfaces. Rear suspension sits slightly low. Clean, mostly original engine bay. Clean, original undercarriage. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $37,800. The 389 has enough oomph for cruiser duty. Be sure to check if front and back carburetors are blocked off (a common mechanic's trick when these were new, if a customer complained about the drivability or thirst of a triple-deuce setup). The Tr-Power setup should only add about $5k to this car's usual value of $30k, so bought on the market. #129-1962 FORD COUNTRY SQUIRE station wagon. S/N 2J76X176560. Black/red & white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 35,298 miles. 390ci, three two-barrels. Aftermarket wire wheels, radial tires. Car originally left the factory with a 352-2v engine. Power steering & brakes. Acceptable repaint, very good Di-Noc panels. -'-'  AC, 44:11.46i _ -.9i  " Nice mostly original interior with light wear. Aftermarket dual exhaust system. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $15,390. Unless it was the optional engine from the T-Bird Sports Roadster, the only way you could get a 390 (or any Ford engine) with the triple 2-barrel setup was a dealer-added option from the parts counter. Station wagons are really starting to pick up in price. If this was a 1962 Ford Sunliner convertible similarly equipped, it would be doing well to get anywhere near the amount bid here. Despite an outwardly displeased consignment, this was plenty bid for a parts-bin special. #631-1962 CHEVROLET CORVETTE convertible. S/N 20867S108237. Red/red vinyl. LHD. Odo: 1 mile. 327-ci V8, 4-speed. Positraction, both tops, Wonderbar radio, seat mags installed. Very nice quality restoration work to paint, excellent original style interior. Very good chrome. Has AM radio, heater, and seat belts. A sweet little example with good equipment and a great look. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $27,810. 1 was astonished by the sale price achieved; I had mentally pegged it at least onethird less. This has to be a new world record for a Falcon pickup. The Ranchero in '63 was rather a light-duty pickup, 1 doubt that this example will see anything other than show duty from this point forward. #718-1963 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Z06 race car. S/N 30837S108070. Dark blue metallic/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 46,178 miles. From new, was campaigned by Don Yenko and John Bushnell. Won overall at Nassau in 1964, then the original Fuelie engine was replaced by the current big block and won again at Nassau in 1965 under the moniker "Golden Goose." Being a race car, has the expected minimal chrome (no bumpers and vent GM build quality circa-1962. Restored by an NCRS member to their standards, but no documentation of having been judged or evaluated yet. Cond: I+. SOLD AT $101,520. This could pretty much be considered the ultimate solidaxle 'Vette, as it's the only year of a C-1 with the 327 engine, let alone being all red with fuel injection and restored to the current state of the art. Unlike most highly restored cars at auction, this one is a concours virgin, so the new owner is paying a premium for bragging rights. If bought for the long term, it should provide several years of good showing, then be fun on the highway after the shine wears off making it a good value for someone who doesn't want to do a restoration themselves. #309-1963 FORD RANCHERO pickup. S/N 3H27F202048. Red/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 22,636 miles. 260-ci V8, 4-speed. Sold with original-style wheels and tires with dogdish hubcaps in the pickup bed, Torq-Thrust Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale, AZ With a verifiable history, this could be one of the better buys of the weekend The B-J audience really wasn't very interested in race cars—they wanted restored cars and created cars (resto-rods) that they could take out and cruise in, right away. #055-1964 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX hard- top. S/N 894533043. Light yellow/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 80,344 miles. 389-ci V8, 4-barrel, auto. Good quality repaint on well-prepped body. Replated bumpers, remainder of trim is original and very good with the exception of some paint flaking off the rear panel molding. Very good original interior, some steering wheel cracks, minor dash pad warping. Cared for, if not detailed, undercarriage and engine bay. 8-lug rims on radial tires, console with tachometer. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $11,880. Since GTOs are starting to spiral up in value, and these have the same engine, a Grand Prix can be a very good Cheap Wheels alternative. Since GPs tended to have a more genteel owner, most haven't been driven hard and put away wet, unlike most Goats. And unlike a GTO, you can't fake a Grand Prix, due to the unique roojline and rear window. To pay more than $15k for one, it should have a 421-ci engine with three deuces, so this one was bought right. #59-1965 DODGE DART hardtop. S/N L452506085. PPG purple/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 32 miles. Numbers-matching 273-ci hi-po V8, 4-speed. Panel fit fair, trunk decklid pops out slightly. Very nice paint (PPG Paint Co. touring car). Bumpers slightly scratched, trim slightly pitted. Good interior with stock seats, 111.11151.1.11 --Irgappm,  - --.■119111r  4 one place in rear seat fraying. Carpet and dash clean and in good condition. Cragar wheels. Clean underhood and undercarriage. SOLD AT $10,800. Stylistically interesting, good motor and tranny combination for cruising, cheap to make better Will never be a six-figure muscle car, but a lot offun for under Wk. And will never go down in value if properly taken care of #089-1965 FORD MUSTANG convert- belts, and #441 open-road exhaust system. Fresh out of the restoration shop with no signs of usage whatsoever. The only slight defects (body wave, panel fit) could be attributable to 88 window frames), gutted doors, irregular body panel fit, and full complement of safety equipment (harnesses, roll cage, etc.) in the interior. American Racing wheels. Body was repainted within the last decade to a mediocre standard. Numerous under-hood modifications from '63 through today. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $87,480. ible. S/N 5R08C193659. Poppy R ed/red vinyl. LHD. Odo: 94,095 miles. Older repaint with several nicks on the nose. Undercoated beneath, non-stock exhaust outlets. Engine compartment, with a wide variety of accessory trim and go-fast parts, lacks detailing. Very good original interior; speakers for aftermarket stereo cut into the rear-seat armrests. Nick in the wind Sports Car Market

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Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale, AZ  shield on the passenger's side. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $17,280. It wasn't two years ago that this kind of money would get you a pretty nice, albeit plain-Jane, early Mustang convertible. Today, what you get is a mediocre driver that can't be restored for financial gain, so should only be driven and enjoyed. 4-speed is a nice plus. #354-1965 PONTIAC GTO convertible. S/ N 237675P138990. Azure Blue metallic/white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 2 miles. 389-ci V8, three two-barrels, 4-speed. Hurst package, with wheels and shifter. A/C, Positraction, hood perb restoration of all aspects of this car. Only light wear on the steering wheel rim. Cond: 1+. SOLD AT $75,600. Some of the options were added post-factory (why else would there be two tachometers?) just to junk it up with accessories. All that was missing was a helmet and a roll bar However, this tactic worked to get a probable record price for GTO that even Ronnie and The Daytonas would be proud to spend all their money on and take to Pomona. #003-1966 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE MALIBU SS hardtop. S/N 613617007601. White/red vinyl. LHD. Odo: 66,864 miles. 327ci V8, 4-barrel, auto. Originally sold through GM of Canada in Manitoba; CKD assembly at Oshawa, Ontario. Left the factory with white paint, black vinyl top, and bronze vinyl interior. Accessory body side moldings. Fairly Market Reports 396 Chevelles, it's refreshing to see one with its original low-powered base engine. Even with the odd color combo (or more likely because of it), it should've been restored in the original colors, just to prove that tri-tones lived on past the 1958 Edsel. One of the best deals all weekend; proves that if you're looking for a bargain, get under the big tent early. #399-1966 DODGE CORONET hardtop. S/N WH23H61216603. Pastel Yellow/black tach, console with tach (up to 2 tachometers now), wood-grained steering wheel. Power steering, brakes, windows, and top. Pontiac Historical Society documentation. Overall su- fresh paint of mediocre quality, with several masking lines evident. Mostly new interior vinyl, remainder dyed red or good original. New bumpers, remainder of chrome is good original. New vinyl top. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $8,910. In a world full of cookie-cutter red SS You can't trust them with just anyone. Prized Possessions. vinyl. LHD. Odo: 39,948 miles. 426-ci V8, 4-barrel, 4 speed. Panel fit fair, the trunk pops a bit; paint difficult to fault, same with interior. Documented actual miles, with detailed engine bay and undercarriage. Stock gauges, hubcaps, nice chrome (replated). Cond: 1. SOLD AT $58,320. This was a good looking, restored car with a date-correct replacement motor A very fair buy, especially considering the prices other Hemi cars brought at Barrett-Jackson. Tip: If you want the best deal, stay away from There's collecfiklq (x.et. With over twenty years of hands-on professional experienci, _Scott is an invaluable partner for those seeking an indepin era, qualified and objective opinion. an automotive consultant specializing in Experienced Partner. No matter what your prized possessions are, our ward-winning equipment provides immaculate, enclosed, door-to-door transport. We offer containerizing for overseas shipping, automobile storage, and pier service. Featuring HighwayMaster satellite tracking/communication systems. Visit our web site at www.horselesscarriage.com ^ gorRitss (ow Lt41111( in= MOW tIartiattis 61 Iowa Avenue • Paterson, New Jersey 07503 800-631-7796 • In NJ 973-742-2692 • Fax 973-742-8369 May 2004 89 Services Include: Appraisal Pre-Purchase Inspection Advisory Expert Witness Vehicle Location and Consignment Restoration and Collection Management On-Site Auction Counsel • Certified Appraiser - 'AAA - International Automotive Appraiser Association • Certified Mister Technician - ASE - National nstitute for Automotive Service Excellenc - Advisory Board Member - NADA Classic and Collectible Appraisal Guides • Auction Analyst/Reporter and Contributor - Sports Car Market Magazine • Society ofAutomotive Engineers • Society of Automotive Historians Gladwvne, Pennsylvania www.FeathermanCo.mm Free Initial Consultation 610.645.5595 FEADERMAN G/ CO no Substitute for an

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Market Reports  the Speed Channel lights. The added bonus of being seen buying a car; live, on TV simply drives prices through the roof #926-1966 FORD MUSTANG convert- ible. S/N GFO8A278198. Light blue/2-tone blue. LHD. Odo: 67,773 miles. 289-ci V8, auto. A-code mustang, factory A/C, original radio. Poor-quality respray over questionable bodywork. No pony interior or console. Power top. Chrome wires. Needs everywhere—top is worn and dirty, poor carpets, weak chrome. Tough to justify at almost any price unless your plan is to just drive it. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $15,930. An uninspired Mustang, no real Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale, AZ swer questions; the purchaser must have been satisfied that this was a real car Sale amount is not surprising. #1017-1967 FORD FAIRLANE GTA coupe. S/N 7H42S195302. Light blue/twotone blue. LHD. Odo: 19,144 miles. 390-ci V8, auto. A true suvivior car. Original except for some maintenance and exhaust items, owner claims tires are original—could be. Styled hoping for $150k, but let's not split hairs; the sale price seems fair to me. A total sleeper; it was refreshing to see it bring strong money even against the more flamboyant Sublime Superbirds. (See Profile, page 54.) #459-1967  CHEVROLET  COR- reason to buy it unless it sold cheap, which it did not. Add up the costs involved in making this Mediocre Mustang into a Stud Pony and you see why—throw on a new top, put in a fresh interior fix the body and respray it and a $25,000 example will look cheap. #676-1967 PLYMOUTH SATELLITE convertible. S/N RP27J77100022. White/red vinyl with red boot. LHD. Odo: 56,082 miles. 426-ci, auto. One-off Hemi pilot car, hand built in April of 1966, four months before production began. Panel fit very good. Small chip and repaint in driver's rear quarter. Smooth, consistent paint with that exception. Rust-free, with detailed undercarriage, engine bay. Interior appears new. Another well-optioned Hemi car: power steering, power disc brakes, power windows, and power convertible top. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $135,000. The owner was VETTE convertible. S/N 194677S119139. Tuxedo Black/red vinyl. LHD. 427-ci, three two-barrels, 4-speed. Side exhaust, AM/FM, red stinger on hood, power steering, Goodyear red-line tires. Very good chrome, older repaint but holding up well. steel wheels. Far from perfect, however, most likely the most original example left. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $26,136. For the die-hard Ford collector this might have been a savvy acquisiton, as finding one is hard, if not impossible. Good colors to represent the era, very low miles, and just enough sporty nature make this car appealing. #018-1967 PONTIAC FIREBIRD 400 convertible. S/N 223677U136572. Red, white stripes/white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 49,478 miles. 400-ci V8, 4-barrel, 4-speed. Fresh overall Fresh convertible top, has vinyl-covered hardtop included with sale. Windshield wiper scars on driver's side windshield chrome surround, balance of chrome quite nice. Straddling the line between driver and show car. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $115,500. Seller brought two '67 Corvettes for disposal at Barrett-Jackson. This was an attractive and well -resented 427/435 car however documentation is everything in the Corvette world. The owner was there to an- WHEN: Tuesday, August 10th, Noon - 6 pm and Wednesday, August 11, 10 am - 9 pm "Concours" & "Vintage Race" week WHERE: The Ballroom of the Embassy Suites, located off US 1, just north of Hwy 68 going to Laguna Seca & Salinas. Easy access and free parking. WHAT: Original vintage posters, photographs, rallye plates, badges & pins, mascots & hood ornaments, signs, original art, desk & display pieces, scale models, literature, books, signed items, post cards, etc. NO reproductions will be sold. A relaxed indoor setting to see and buy outstanding memorabilia from the finest international dealers! This event will benefit the Monterey Rape Crisis Center via a portion of the daily admission fee of $5 as well as a silent auction. automobiliamonterey.com restoration. Very good base/clearcoat paint and body prep. Almost all brightwork was either replated or replaced. New soft top has a few wrinkles that should've been worked out. Very clean under the hood, but aftermarket service parts abound. Fresh undercoat on the undercarriage. Rally II wheels with radial tires, hood tachometer. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $24,840. Generally only 1969 Trans-Ams get any respect, as far as first generation Firebirds are concerned. By not insisting on having a bowtie on the hood, the buyer got a better car for about $5k to $10k less than a Camaro. #703-1967 CHEVROLET CORVETTE convertible. S/N 194677S122328. Lyndale blue metallic/white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 31,481 miles. 427-ci V8, three two-barrels, Spyder Enterprises, Inc. 12290 Saddle Road Carmel Valley, CA 93924 MONTERE yAN INTERNATIONAL EXPO 90 Office & Fax: 831 659-5335 Email: singer356@aol.com Sports Car Market

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Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale, AZ  4-speed. L89 engine with aluminum heads, Positraction, F41 heavy-duty suspension, Rallye wheels, power steering, power brakes, telescopic steering column, tinted glass, both tops, AM/FM radio. Some scratches in the rear window of the hardtop's original glass. Runs out with a somewhat rich mixture. Completely restored in the early 1990s and received NCRS Special Collection award at Bloomington Gold in 1992. Has no indications of any wear or usage whatsoever since. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $214,500. One of the Holy Grails of Corvettedom, with a host of options, in a decent color about as perfect as you can restore one. Sold under the television lights means that you can toss the price guides out the window. Just more justification for others to fabricate more fakeydoo 427/435-hp convertibles and ratchet up the pricing for the lesser ones—both real and bogus—even more. #136-1968 DODGE CORONET Ft/T hardtop. S/N WS23L8E120021. Fl (green) blue/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 59,717 miles. 440-ci V8, 4-barrel, auto. Rare center-console car; restored by Old Town Cars. Panel fit okay; good paint quality but questions about color originality; black stripes. Bright metal trim slightly pitted. Seats, carpet, and dash are clean, headliner sags at rearview window. Equipped with Rallye gauges, power steering, power brakes, crossflow dual exhaust, heavyduty suspension, Tic-Toc-Tach, and factory air. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $31,320. Priced right for Market Reports both seller and buyer happy medium for a car with interesting options but some unanswered questions. Interesting that if this had been a documented Hemi car you could have added $100,000 to its value. No wonder the clonemakers and counterfeiters are so busy these days. #403-1968 DODGE CORONET R/T HEM! hardtop. S/N WS23.18G225708. Bright blue metallic/white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 71,194 miles. One of 100 original 4-speed R/Ts. Numbers-matching car with some dents m bright metal trim and some scratches in front bumper. Also a few rock chips in front clip paint. Fair paint and panel fit. Aftermarket vacuum gauge, power windows, power steering, power front discs. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $76,680. Needs a little attention here and there—this was a good price for the seller; as this would have been a $30,000 car just a couple of years ago. With values soaring, the new owner can afford to restore this car and still not be underwater #407-1968 CHEVROLET CAMARO SS coupe. S/N 124378L338461. Bronze/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 40,934 miles. Rallye wheels on radials. L-89 396-ci engine with aluminum heads, close-ratio 4-speed., Protect-O-Plate, non gauge-pack console. New PPG windshield, Hurst shifter. A few light dimples at the base of the right C-pillar mar otherwise superb paint. All correct and sanitary under the hood. Gas-cap nozzle fit a little off in relation to the rear valance panel. Original seats just starting to develop a few splits on seams. Ran somewhat lumpy when started but smoothed ATI 1965 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud Ill: Sand over Sable/Tan Connally Leather; left hand drive; power steering and brakes ; factory a/c; automatic; outstanding condition ; properly cared for. $63,500 Since 1979 9848 Southwest Freeway Houston, TX 71 3-541 -2281 fax 713-541-2286 kand_k@swbell.net 1969 Jaguar XKE Roadster Series II: Red/Black eather ; 4.2 litre; 4 wheel servo assist disc brakes; 4 wheel independent suspension; excellent paint & chrome; very good original interior ; 53,000 miles. $34,900 1963 Maserati 3500GT Vignale Spyder: 6 cyl ; dual overhead cams ; 3 weber curbs ; 4sp ZF full syncromesh transmission ; power windows ; front disc brakes; rear drum brakes ; older restoration still in excellent condition. $69,900 May 2004  1967 Ford Shelby GT500: Fastback ; 4 speed ; power steering ; power brakes ; 3 year nut & bolt restoration. Serious Inquiries Only! 1974 Maserati Bora: Copper Mettalic/Off White leather; 4.9 litre ; 55p ; power windows ; factory a/c ; new hydraulics ; original tires ; 8,500 ORIGINAL MILES. $59,900 91

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Market Reports  out by the time it crossed the block. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $74,520. Interesting combination of desirable powertrain with oddball color, proving once again that even the hue of the paint shouldn't be the sole factor on buying a car Somewhat high for the real world, but in the ballpark at this venue. It's getting scary to think that a big-block 1st-gen Camaro should regularily pull over $50k #745-1968 CHEVROLET CORVETTE convertible. S/N 194678S423352. Le Mans Blue/blue vinyl. LHD. Odo: 5,949 miles. 427-ci, three two-barrels, 4-speed. Rallye wheels on red line good as you can get a '68 Corvette). Basically, someone spent a whole lot of time putting this together right. Cond: 1+. SOLD AT $78,300. About the only bad part in the equation is no soft top (but since the hardtop was a no-charge replacement when new, the original owner may not have liked that newfangled T-top). One year newer than a very similar 'Vette in the same auction, with the same powertrain and in the same condition, but at over $100k less. Buyer found the best way to get a 1968 'Vette (with all the factory bugs shaken out), so I wouldn't knock the price. #068-1969 CHEVROLET CORVETTE convertible. S/N 194679S720902. Yellow/ black vinyl & nylon. LHD. Odo: 71,686 miles. 350-ci V8, 4-barrel, 4 speed. Rallye wheels on radials, black vinyl-covered hard top in addition to soft top, luggage rack. Engine rebuilt within Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale, AZ #426-1969 CHEVROLET CAMARO COPO coupe. S/N 124379N650526. Dark green metallic/ivy green vinyl. LHD. Odo: 65,729 miles. COPO 9561, with the high-rise aluminum intake L-72 427-ci engine and 4speed, delivered new to Dale Chevrolet in radials. AM/FM stereo, hardtop only. One manufacturer's defect (dimple) on the nose, 4 to 5 paint touch-ups on the whole car. Otherwise, a superb restoration with superb paint, new interior, an all-GM engine bay that is spotless, and almost-perfect panel fit (or as What do these have in common? Waukesha, WI. Entire car professionally restored and minimally used, with superb panel fit and paint application. Undercarriage just as nice as the topside, to include correct crimped exhaust pipes. Formerly owned by the founder of the COPO Connection. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $91,800. As opposed to several overpriced first-generation Camaros that crossed the block this weekend, this real-deal car was right on the money. Another case of the condition and equipment, not the color selling the car Bought well. the past year; tidy but not necessarily restored under the hood. Two-year-old repaint was well executed. Undercoated, exhaust seems to date to the time of the engine rebuild. Very good original interior. Two-owner car up until this afternoon. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $21,600. By this second year of production, GM pretty much had all of the initial flaws shaken out (some literally) of the C3 "Mako Shark" series. Therefore, this pretty much original one shouldn't have too many surprises lurking inside of it. Bought right on the market for a small-block convertible. #096-1969 FORD MUSTANG MACH 1 fastback. S/N 9F02M191692. Fly yellow/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 11,964 miles. 351-ci, 4-barrel, 4-speed. Originally sold new in Canada. Sr 92 Prototyping and Limited Run Manufacturing Tarleton  Bull info@tarletonbull.com tarletonbull.com 541.687.7003 877.566.5541 Reproduction Magnum 500s (as they weren't available on a Mach 1 until 1970) with radials. Restored, but painted in a non-stock color. Doors slightly out of alignment, hood and trunk fit off. Ford Motorsport engine trim accessories, export brace chrome plated. Mostly replacement interior, heavy wear to steering wheel. Entire undercarriage painted matte black except for fresh Flowmaster exhaust system. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $19,980. Ad - lib restoration techniques cost the owner $8k to $10k in value when sold Another example of modift-at-your-own-risk. new interior. Very clean under the hood and body. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $120,960. Crossrams were not installed at the assembly plant, they were shipped in the trunk and installed at the dealership if one was ordered with a car (GM internal policy after 1967 forbid all but Corvettes from having multiple carburetors to keep the insurance industry at bay.) Far more were sold over the top of dealership parts counters. Reality left the building when the bidding went past $85k, as from that point on it became a televised ego war between two guys. On one hand you could say that whatever makes the new owner happy is just fine. On the other hand, for the next year every clapped-out '69 Z-28 advertised in Hemmings will have an asking price of "only" $75k "because I saw one like mine sell on TV for over $120,000." A free SCM Fright Pig Inspector hat to the first guy who mails me the advertisement. #683-1969 CHEVROLET CORVETTE L-88 convertible. S/N 194679S720278. Blue Sports Car Market #439-1969 CHEVROLET CAMARO Z28 coupe. SN 124379L526577. Daytona yellow, black stripes/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 725 miles. 302-ci V8, two four-barrels, 4-speed. DZcode cross-ram intake mounted on the engine. Power steering, JL8 package 4-wheel power disc brakes, tilt steering column, console with gauge pack. Rallye wheels with Polyglas tires. Generally good body prep and paint. Nice solid door action, but the hood is noticeably bowed up at the center along the fender lines. Mostly

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Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale, AZ  metallic/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 59,126 miles. 427-ci V8, 4-barrel, 4-speed. Rallye wheels on red line tires, J56 heavy-duty brake package, transistorized ignition, tinted glass, Positraction, side pipes. A few minor prep issues needed to have been fixed before paint was applied. Market Reports Nice door fit, even if the hinges bind while opening. Chrome is a mix of new, replated, older replacement, and original. Upholstery getting rather worn in driver's seat and console top. Soft top plastic window getting foggy. Somewhat grungy overall in the engine bay, but consistently all-GM. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $169,560. Just another 'Vette with an older restoration, that just happens to be one of 116 1969s with the L-88 engine package. This takes what would normally be a $50,000 big-block car on a good day and brings it up to this value. #969-1969 CHEVROLET CAMARO YENKO S/C (CLONE) coupe. S/N 124379N567917. Maroon, white striping/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 4,890 miles. 427-ci V8, 4- barrel, 4-speed. Rallye wheels on red line tires. "Factory X44 code" with "COPO/Yenko styling." Very thorough and well-executed bodywork and paint application. Mostly reproduction fresh interior. All GM components under the hood and well detailed. Clean underneath, but exhaust is clamped together. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $16,980. Correct parts don't exactly make for a correct car Very good build quality, but still a fakey-doo, so buyer was purchasing the quality of the work done. And given what everything else cost this weekend, I'll go on record saying this was a bargain. #985-1970 PLYMOUTH FIEMI `CUDA CLONE convertible. S/N BH27G0B119564. Red/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 12,500 miles. 426-ci Hemi V8, though originally a 318 V8. Straight solid sheet metal with good panel fit all around, fair paint (some orange peel, probably as good as factory). Dusty grille, with some very minor chips in the glass. Clean and stock interior condition. Engine bay was well detailed; original Rallye wheels. Nice photo documentation of rebuild/resto. SOLD AT $121,500. Originally a 318 red-on-white car, this Hemi 'Cuda clone is now equipped with all obligatory Hemi options: correct exhaust, wiring, pulleys, radiator shaker hood, hoses, fuel lines, and linkage, including a Slapstick automatic on the floor and a 3.23 rearend, as well as power steering, power disc brakes, and a power top. For a clone car, this price reflects great attention to detail, a great options list, and documented restoration history on a strong starter car Availability of the consignor on the field for questions surely added to final price as well. #726-1970 PLYMOUTH SUPERBIRD hardtop. S/N RM23R0A162305. Red/black vinyl, grey trim. LHD. Odo: 6,003 miles. 426ci Hemi V8, auto. Two four-barrel carbs. Paint is fair, but slightly worn at the hinge edge of the hood. The edge of the trunk decklid pops an eighth of an inch, as do the bottoms of the doors on both sides. Interior is in very good condition, no visible flaws. Documented mile- WARNING: Upgrading your subscription to SCM GOLD may cause your keyboard to sizzle! SCM Gold Volume 3, Number I Your Gold Password is gold1234 1) The sale results, including buyer's premium, from the Bonhams Ferrari only aucion in Gstaad, Switzerland, December 20th, and Artcurial Briest Poulain Le Fur's Auction in Paris, France, December 16th, are posted in the "Latest Auction Results" page within the "Gold Members Only" area au lo a)  rat of oar Weh site latni/www conncearmarket anml ••  •• . As an SCM GOLD member, you will receive giving you exclusive e-mails near-instant auction results Plus advance notice of SCM events, seminars and tours. You'll have com plete access to 15 years of SCM auction results, 24 hours a day. Join the thousands of SCA4 subscribers who have upgraded to SCM GOLD. Start getting the inside T11.•01•10 MOEN :=ZI■ Ha ■•■••■■•■■•••0 lir v. 7:.= tr ■ All of these benefits are just S50 a year for subscribers, (S80) for non-subscribers) Sign up today online at WWW.Sportscarmarket.com , or e-mail scmgoldsportscarmarket corn May 2004 93 information — you need, sent so fast it may cause your computer to smoke like a two-stroke Saab!

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Market Reports  Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale, AZ #476-1970 DODGE CHALLENGER R/T hardtop. S/N JH23L0B155629. Pink Panther/black leather. LHD. Odo: 29,000 miles. 440-ci V8, three two-barrels, auto. Panel fit is very good, paint appears to be flawless with the exception of an age is 6,003. Options include power steering, power brakes, front discs, hood pins, stripe delete, original fender tags, window sticker, and broadcast sheet, books, and a performance axle. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $194,400. I of 135, original car with 425-hp Hemi. $50,000 more than it would have brought a year ago. Is there no end in sight to the values of these? #733-1970 PLYMOUTH HEMI 'CUDA hardtop. SIN BS23ROB216443. B5 blue with clearcoat/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 30 miles. 426-ci Hemi V8, Torque-flite transmission. Minor scratches in chrome at front and rear bumpers. Panel fit is good, but trunk pops a and vehicle condition is top notch. Perhaps that's as it should be, because these cars were designed to have very hard lives, one quartermile at a time. Their often-short engine lives reflect that. #924-1970 PLYMOUTH ROAD RUNNER hardtop. S/N RM21N0E146656. Bright blue/gray cloth. LHD. Odo: 902 miles. 426-ci V8, 4-barrel, 4-speed. Fairly straight panels; trunk gap is wider on the driver's side than the passenger's. Small blisters on the corner of the passenger's door. 440 Six-Pack sticker decals, but no original drivetrain parts remaining. New interior, indentation in the finish above the passengerside headlight. One small scratch in the front bumper. Some buff marks in the glass. Clean black carpet with matching floor mats, newappearing seats, center console. Rallye wheels. Clean and detailed undercarriage and engine bay. SOLD AT $42,350. Look past the Easter-egg color scheme and see a nicely restored 440 Six-Pack car with a clean, stock interior Would like to know more history, but a nice car for the money. #337-1970 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS 4-4-2 W-30 coupe. S/N 344870M194596. Black, white stripe/gold vinyl. LHD. Odo: 10 miles. Olds Rallye wheels with radials, air conditioning, Ram-Air hood. Recent repaint ofbody and wheel wells. All-original console interior bit at the outside edge. Paint is excellent as is interior. Shaker hood and hockey-stick decals. Numbers-matching car. Award-winning museum and magazine car, with title history available. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $216,000. When price guides value Hemi cars, they are often conservative. The price here is really the real market, and both buyer and seller should be happy While the resto-rod market continues to be confusing, as more of these new/old cars can be built every day, Hemi 'Cudas are true blue chips, with limited production and highhorspower, the best of the best from the Rapid Transit System era. #641-1970 DODGE CHARGER 12/T HEM hardtop. S/N XS29ROG225715. Bright red/white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 33,729 miles. Excellent panel fit with no evidence of rust, some buff marks in paint and glass. Straight panels, minimal pitting in chrome bumpers. Very nice interior, new-looking bucket covers, pistol-grip shifter, adjustable driver's seat. Date-correct replacement block is well detailed. Well optioned with power steering, power brakes, engine call-out package, Tic-Toc-Tach, Dana 4.10 Super Track-Pack, and factory Rallye wheels. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $170,100. 1 of 56. Even with the replacement block the car brought a good price; numbersmatching seems to matter less to Mopar enthusiasts as long as engine is of original type, 94  weatherstripping, fuel cell, tinted windows. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $23,760. Not too much original car left. All the money, even at Barrett-Jackson. However; if all you want to do is honk a Beep Beep horn and melt rubber, a pretty cheap way to do it. Blue is not the best color on this car. #103-1970 PLYMOUTH GTX hardtop. S/N RS23N0G234869. Sublime/ivory vinyl, black carpet. LHD. Odo: 1 mile. 440, auto. Claimed nut-and-bolt restoration. Fair paint condition with some scuffing at door and hood showing some wear on the front seatbacks and door panels. Steering column-mounted Sun tachometer. Some engine bay detailing, but mostly cleaned up and original. Fresh undercoating over an otherwise original underbody. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $29,425. A better buy than a Chevelle SS-454 in commensurate condition. It just too bad that the 4-4-2 models have less demand in the marketplace. Price was fair for both parties concerned. edges. Panel fit on doors and hood is fine, the trunk decklid pops out 1/4-inch. Nice replated chrome. Some slight wear shows in the seats and carpet, a little water damage to headliner. Clean and detailed underhood and in engine bay. Canadian export with rare rear defogger. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $32,400. Not a lot of history available on this car Still, it sold at well above price guide valuations, especially as an automatic. It's what happens when you get so many Mopar-hungry buyers together #390-1970 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE SS 396 convertible. S/N 136670L200764. Mulsanne Blue, black stripe/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 78,808 miles. Magnum 500s with Polyglas tires. L-34 engine with high-riser aluminum intake manifold, cowl induction, power steering, power brakes, Positraction. Flowmaster mufflers clamped onto repop GM pipes. Underhood correctly detailed with the exception of spark plug wires. Console interior completely restored except for seat belts. Body and paint work very well done. Nicely applied aftermarket undercoating. Cond: 1. SOLD AT Sports Car Market

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Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale, AZ  - 116.  is Market Reports the-buck cars all weekend. I liked it simply because it has the oomph of all those cookiecutter look-alike Chevelle SS-454s (some of which may not even be fakey-doos). With the upswing of interest in wagons, I'm calling it a good buy. $63,720. After dropping about $30k to restore this car, why reuse the seat belts? Oh yeah, it to replicate the "I don't need those goddamn things" mentality of when this car was new. Might as well not use them, as they'll probably not hold up in an accident after 34 years of mildew, rot, and UV damage. I didn't have any issues with the price, just with the arrogance of the restorer who wouldn't spend the last $10 to fix something so visually offensive, so simple, and so important. #464-1970 PONTIAC GTO THE JUDGE coupe. S/N 242370R124727. White, blue graphics/maroon vinyl. LHD. Odo: 86,445 miles. 400-ci V8, 4-barrel, 4-speed. Rally II wheels on Wide Oval tires. Ram Air III hood with tachometer, Hurst shifter. Extremely good professional restoration on all aspects of the car with no signs of usage and wear. Documented by the Pontiac Historical Society as a correct car. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $51,300. Somewhat bare-bones in equipment for a GTO Judge, but Expertly done body and paint work, correctly detailed all-GM engine bay, and very good mostly original interior. Some light scratches on a few panes of glass, all new or replated exterior chrome. Clean and mean. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $19,000. One of the best bang-for- urciiase sour next Feltirai tarrent Ferrari with confid Expert evaluations, research and sales • • ce of coach-built, collectable, racing and special interest Ferraris by Michael Sheehan — The Ferrari Specialist. not in price. This is definitely not the first time a Judge has crossed the $50k line, so expect these to continue their upward price spiral. As such, expect Year One to sell out of The Judge striping kits for LeMans models in drag. MAN station wagon. S/N 154460L029657. Red/tan vinyl. LHD. Odo: 63,485 miles. 427-ci V8, 4-barrel, auto. LS-5 engine package, radio delete, Positraction. Aftermarket exhaust and re-pop painted Rallye-style wheels on radials. #753.1-1970 CHEVROLET TOWNS- LOADSTAR 1700 fire truck. S/N 146070H024686. Omaha Orange/gold vinyl. LHD. Odo: 13,918 miles. 392-ci V8, 4-barrel, 5-speed. Cab was originally manufactured in gold metallic, then repainted at the body builder. Original lettering on the #1020-1970  INTERNATIONAL cab doors. All original equipment still on the truck and is functional in all aspects to include the Federal Visibar with siren and rotating beacons. Bench seat was recently plainly reupholstered. Typical working-truck engine grime and chassis dirt, possibly still shod with the original exhaust system and tires. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $9,720. Low miles on a fire truck are nothing to brag about, since that only applies to the axles and spindles of the rig. When they are running, they usually have to Cali ( 949 ) 646 - 6086 or N May 2004  isit US online at www.ferraris-online.com 95

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Market Reports  give about 90 percent of their power rating to run the pump, so you can effectively quadruple the indicated miles for engine wear For the second year in a row, someone consigned a Cornbinder fire truck and got incredibly stupid money for it—easily triple the value of what it would bring in its native upper Midwest. Made a handsome profit for the seller, even if driven across the country feeding that rugged yet thirsty V8. #937-1971 PLYMOUTH VALIANT DUSTER hardtop. S/N VL29B1E100818. Go Mango/black vinyl. LHD. Fuel-injected, stroked 372-ci small block with Tremco TKO 5-speed, 3:55 Posi rear end, powder-coated frame and suspension. 4-wheel disc brakes, roll cage, Vintage Air, blackout hood. Very good panel fit, great paint with flat black trim. Another company custom, built by Pure Vision with components from Year One. Called "Dust 'Ya," Mopar Muscle cover car. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $53,000. This is a very well-maintained custom car Buyer paid a lot, but then again has a well-documented professional build that probably cost twice that. That said, the Duster will never be known for having inspirational styling, and this buyer may have trouble finding someone else willing to pay this much when it is time to move it on. #945-1971 PLYMOUTH BARRACUDA hardtop. S/N BS23H I B145547. Grass Green/ black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 72,326 miles. Not original but correct 340-ci motor, 4 speed. Panel with Hurst shifter, AM/FM, tinted glass, 8,000rpm tach, louvered back light cover, fade-away stripe. Owner states on car card it looks like a one-year-old car. I don't disagree. Very good throughout, paint, chrome, and interior. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $12,690. This could have been the best buy of the weekend. All those options and equipment and in this nice shape, makes for a great early- '70s cruiser With the value of other Fords of the muscle era rising fast, the Torinos won't stay behind forever #102-1972  CHEVROLET  COR- VETTE coupe. S/N 1Z37W2 S510756. White/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 9,719 miles. 454-ci V8, 4-barrel, 4-speed. Rallye wheels on radials, air conditioning, power steering, power brakes, AM/FM radio. Protect-O-Plate with most documents from ors, and not exactly super low miles either On the other hand, how few original Barracudas are out there? #47-1971 FORD TORINO coupe. S/N 1A35M124088. Yellow/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 71 miles. 351 Cleveland block, 4speed. Factory air-conditioning, Magnum 500 wheels, rim-blow steering wheel, hideaway headlights, power steering and brakes. Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale, AZ metallic/blue vinyl. LHD. Odo: 10,786 miles. 350-ci V8, 4-barrel, 4-speed. Rallye wheels with Wide Oval tires. Completely restored within the few years (so original mileage claims are a moot point), and NCRS judged to 99.9 points. Ar  - _ - /Aft  • 1- Extremely good panel fit and paint; only a few decals starting to lift on the console and the engine compartment. Very light flecks of corrosion starting to develop on the exhaust system. Cond: 1. SOLD AT $108,000. As 1 of 53 competition-intended ZR-Is built from 1970 through 1972, price guides become somewhat hollow. This is about the best-case scenario for selling one, based upon vehicle condition and venue, so call this full market pricing. car. S/N 332209. White/full race spec. LHD. 358-ci V8, 4-speed. SCCA GT1-class race car said to have passed 2004 inspection, not streetlegal. Fiberglass front end, fender flares, Lexan windows, banged-up paint and body, has seen plenty of race contact. "Miss Daisy Ear #318-1975 CHEVROLET CAMARO race . SOLD AT $57,240. Seller hoped for $50k, got $57k. For a 340, even with the stick and low miles, wow! Not exactly the greatest col- fit very good, straight panels. Slight orange peel in front fenders, some edging issues in driver's door. Nice new appearing interior with the exception of a missing rear window deck trim piece. Detailed engine bay, clean but not detailed undercarriage, new-appearing exhaust. Claimed original miles and paint. Cond: 2 - #743-1972 CHEVROLET CORVETTE LT-1/ZR-1 coupe. S/N 1Z37L2S509895. Blue 96  the sale when new and traceable provenance to the consigning third owner. Superb body and paintwork that far surpassed circa-1969 GM assembly quality. Most chrome replaced, however the vent window frames are original and pitted. Recently reupholstered interior. Newer off-the-shelf rebuilt alternator and A/C compressor, few signs of internal engine tweaks to raise the original 270-hp base bigblock to 425 hp. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $30,780. Somewhat strong money for a Mako Shark C3 coupe, but as the Sting Ray C2s move up the financial food chain, 1968-71 models are starting to see something of a halo effect. Still, top money in 2004. Guards" livery, tube-frame with full roll cage, aluminum racing seat, fire-supression system, 15-inch racing slicks, coil-over shocks, racingspec disc brakes. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $9,720. The highest-placing GTI Camaro at the SCCA Runoffs last year finished 12th, but it wasn't this car This one isn't even going to get you invited to the Mid Ohio parking lot. A decent buy for a newbie competitor as car appeared to be whole, and after all, just how wrong can you go on a $10k Camaro? #606-1978 DODGE LIL' RED EXPRESS pickup. S/N D13BS8J517277. Red/black vinyl. LHD. 360-ci V8, auto. Panel fit good, minor oxidization visible between roof trim and windshield, chips on both door edges, fisheye on all panels. Window trim cracked. Very nice new interior: seat covers, floor mats, dash, door panels. Tailgate and bed metal worn, wood in good condition. Side vertical exhaust leaving Police Interceptor motor. All Lit' Red Express Truck decals present and in good condition. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $21,600. Sports Car Market

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Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale, AZ  miles. Dayton chrome wire wheels. Your basic used and used-up-looking car. All the usual suspects present—flat seats, lifeless paint, mediocre chrome, soiled carpets. A driver. Cond: 4. SOLD AT $8,532. 1980 was not an inspired year in Avanti production, as after the passing of the two original founders of Avanti Motors, the factory was largely controlled by those concerned with cutting expenses. That said, a no-harm-done-price for a very distinctive ride—love them or hate them. This pretty rare Dodge performance pickup, packing the police-duty 360, was one of the fastest vehicles of 1978 and is capable of about 120 miles per hour, although I wouldn 't want to be behind the wheel at that speed. Truck needs some attention; this was on the high side, but not hurffully so. #203-1980 AVANTI II RQB coupe. SIN RQB3134. Red/saddle. LHD. Odo: 41,059 #685-1988 CHEVROLET / CALLOWAY CORVETTE TWIN TURBO targa. S/N 1G1 YY2180J5109700. Silver/black leather. LHD. Odo: 1,983 miles. Known as "Sledgehammer", this very car was tested by every Market Reports is holding up quite well for the years and exposure to 250-mph bug splats. Interior mods feature 5-point racing harnesses and roll bar, wear is commensurate with miles indicated. Undercarriage is a venerable engineering lab, with almost every square inch covered by some sort of equipment. 4 Supertrapp mufflers help to create a sound unlike any C-4 out there; lumpy yet refined, with somewhat uneven idle. Runs out quite well for a car that has been a museum queen for over a decade. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $221,400. Perhaps the most famous C4 Corvette of all time (for whatever that's worth), this is the car that not only put Reeves Calloway on the map for good, but helped show that the C4 was more than just a pimpmobile. One-off rules of engagement for pricing and value apply. automotive magazine with a readership of over 10,000 in the late 1980s, with Car and Driver reaching a top speed of 254.76 mph. Some of the fiberglass modifications (mostly the NACA hood ducts) are developing cracks where they joined the original bodywork. Original paint Ferrari Upholstery Headquarters This is the hard stuff to find, we have the easy stuff too! -o Ferrari's Replacement Leather for Connolly Uses original Connolly Color Numbers Headliner for 308 Striped Wool Twill pll,  Carpet For '80's & '90's Blk & White, Brown & Beige Testarossas, Beige & Red Vintage Italian Wool Carpet Many Colors Available Square-Weave Loop Italian Wool Carpet for Trunks 288 GTO Velvet Cloth  Yellow & Red  Red Nomex Fabric  for F-40  Headliner for 308 Loose-Weave Cream Black Elastic Backed Vinyl Original Pebbly Leather Grain For 275 GTB Perforated Bone Color Headliner Vinyl for Lusso Long-Grain Dino Vinyl Black Red & Tan www.reoriginals.com tel: 713-849-2400 fax:71 3-849-2401 May 2004 "Get the whole story of Exotic Car Transport, visit us on the Worldwide Web." www.exoticcartransport.com Nationwide Transport of Exotic, Vintage and Luxury Automobiles Indoor Storage Available 97 "Mousehair" Dash Material For Dinos and Daytonas #043-1991 GMC SYCLONE pickup. S/N 1GPCT14Z0M8800951. Black/black cloth. LHD. Odo: 44,721 miles. High-performance pickup. 280-hp, supercharged 4.3-liter V6, automatic. Tonneau cover, nose bra. All components are original from new, except Bilstein shock absorbers, tires, and battery. Piece of Velcro glued to the dash top (radar detector or G-Tech?). Good original paint done to GM standards with some light orange peel. Very lightly used interior. Clean, but not concours original engine bay. Overall, congruent with the miles indicated. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $14,850. The Syclone (and later SUV Exotic CaTTrInspIrt ORLANDO FLORIDA Open and Enclosed „Garrier Service!

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Market Reports  lennium tuner), performance goes beyond sufficient. Like all one-offs, value is entirely based upon at least two bidders 'desire to pay to have one of one. stablemate Typhoon) is about as much a future collectible vehicle as anything domestic from the 1990s (which is to say, not much). Original sticker approched $30k. Bought on the money, this would be a good one to keep on a longterm basis. #684-1991  CHEVROLET CORVETTE CALLO WAY LM coupe. S/N 1G1YZ23J5M5801985. Red metal lic/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 3,463 miles. 350-ci V8, 6-speed. One-off bodywork, one of two TwinTurbo ZR-1 SuperSpeedsters built. Overall like-new condition commensurate with miles #752-1996 DODGE VIPER hardtop. S/N 1B3ER69E6TV200600. Yellow/black cloth and leather. LHD. Eagle Racing Development engineering including 650-hp Viper V10. 215mph top speed, 0-60 in 3.3 seconds. Panel fit is fine but the car is a bit beat up. Big loud scrape in the passenger-side rocker, some add-on panels are off a little. Paint is worn. Racing style seats in a good condition interior. Custom ERD gauges. Good history on car card. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $54,000. This was a Motor Trend cover car, and bought well considering what new stock cars cost. I hope whoever buys this drives the hell out of it before she or he replaces those tacky afiermarket body panels. Vipers Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale, AZ race configuration replete with brake dust and general grime about the chassis and interior. Supertrapps currently have baffles in them, so exhaust note is bearable. Slightly smoky under startup. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $216,000. Due to the many continuous rules changes, race cars tend to become instantly worthless—oops, 1 mean "future collectibles." While it will take several more years for all the vintage racing bodies to recognize it for their classes (you can tell the vintage race groups that are hurting for entry fees, they're the ones that let new race cars qualify as vintage before they've even continue to be the most effective tire-smokeper-dollar way to buy modern performance. As the new DaimlerChrysler management makes Viper styling more bland, the visual excitement of these early cars stands out. indicated. Only signs of usage are a few light scratches on the paint and front air dam, tiretread feathering, and light engine-room dust. Cond: 2+. SOLD AT $189,000. While the aesthetics are subject to the viewer's taste (a combination of 1980s boy racer and New Mil- #687-1997 CALLO WAY C7R race car. S/ N TPSW0F002. Silver/black cloth. LHD. 650hp, 350-ci V8, 5-sp. Competition history in 1997 FIA GT-car series, including 24 Hours of Daytona. Bodywork "freshened up" (repainted and new decals) since, otherwise in original PRINTED IN LIMITED QUANTITY Order your copy of Keith Martin on Collecting Porsche today! "I, of course, read each word as if it were heart attack nitroglycerine tablet instructions!" —Jerry Seinfeld The best of SCM on Porsche from the past decade. Foreword by Hurley Haywood. Profiles, market reports, 356/911 O&A, more. 112 pages, full color . BONUS: CD with over 200 high-res photos of collectible Porsches included with every order through SCM! NOT INCLUDED IF PURCHASED ELSEWHERE. Just $19.95 for book and CD, plus $5 S&H (US, Canada & Mexico), all other foreign, $7 S&H. To order, call 24/7, toll-free 800 289 2819 (outside US 503 243 1281), fax 503 253 2234, or order online at www.sportscarmarket.com . 98 In. Schrager and rhe Mon PORSCHE Keith Martin COLLECTING from the iconic 1965 Ford GT350 to the Dodge GLH Omni turbos to today's Ford GT and Cobra concepts. This Shelby SUV provided a little PR pop for Dodge, but it doesn't mean much to the collector car world Owner got to play with it for five years, and the new owner bought it for less than the price of a new Durango. Everyone's a winner here. • Sports Car Market cooled down from their last professional lap), it has the potential to be a good commodity in a few decades. As with all race cars from the 1990s on, future track time versus expensive garage ornament is dependent on how much life support it needs from outmoded computer technology. #489-1999 DODGE DURANGO SHELBY sport-utility. S/N 1B4HR28Z1XF531039. Shelby blue/black cloth and leather. Unknown. Pretty much a brand-new Durango, 1 of 175 Shelby Durangos. Equipment includes front and rear air, 3rd seat, TV system, custom suspension, K&N exhaust, supercharged 360-hp V8, add-on body panels, tinted glass, Shelby badges, and fog lights. Belonged to Arizona Diamondback Randy Johnson; comes with autographed picture. Cond: 1-. SOLD AT $32,400. Over the past four decades, Carroll Shelby has been involved in quite a range of cars (and trucks) from several automakers,

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Kruse - Scottsdale, AZ  INTERNATIONAL Kruse International Scottsdale, Arizona January 28-February 1,2004 Muuuuuau:  Number of lots:  Number of lots sold:  Sales rate:  Sale total:  High sale.  Dean NIU3G 562 240 43% $4,833,335 Lot 1031, 1979 Duesenberg II Si Boattail 1933 recreation, sold at $97,200 Premium: 8% (included in prices of sold lots) 41/4 Report by Dave Kinney Market opinion in italics C For first time this year, the auction was held at the Phoenix International Raceway, in conunction with the Phoenix Historic Grand Prix. This is a modem race facility located in the far southwest suburbs of Phoenix. With acres of parking and lots of paved areas, the dust of previous years was not as much of a factor. ontinuing to call this auction "Kruse Scottsdale" is something of a misnomer, as the event is now nowhere near Scottsdale. For those who attended Barrett-Jackson the weekend before and found that the weather in January can be both cold and rainy, you might be happy to note that the following weekend was much better, with bright sunshine and no need for anything more than a light jacket after dark. Conventional wisdom (or at least a good number of regular auction goers) said that moving the Kruse auction to the "weekend after" was an unwise and potentially dangerous change. I heard time and again that the Kruse event would become a clean-up auction, with all the unsold dregs as the only offerings. This was wrong, however, as there were very few cars on offer that had already been seen the preceding weekends. In fact, a good selection of cars in just about every price range took their turn crossing the block. very expensive) chrome work brings overall appearance way down. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $28,890. Cost new in 1952 (US. delivery): $4,039. Total production from 1949 to 1954 was 12,078, 7,631 of which were roadsters. I'll count this one as a good buy, perhaps a little bargain. If no rust is found, this is a car to drive and enjoy for a long time before "investing" in a restoration. #802-1953 MG TD roadster. S/N T0220457. Yellow/red leather. LHD. Odo: 74,695 miles. Nicely done restoration, very good paint, fresh chrome and new leather. Disc wheels. Dashboard redone with light colored wood—looks good, but not original. coupe, sold at $14,688; a 1957 Corvette suffering from an amateur restoration that made strong money at $41,040; and the steal of the auction, a 1972 Plymouth Duster almost fully restored but still needing work on some details, sold at $12,960. With two events for a single ticket price, the combination of Kruse and the excellent Phoenix Historic Grand Prix could make staying an extra week in The Valley of The Sun mandatory. Just don't get hung up on the Scottsdale moniker—you will enjoy the new venue. I know I did.—D.K. ENGLISH #773-1952 JAGUAR XK 120 roadster. S/N 677552. White/blue leather. LHD. Odo: 53,165 miles. Very good paint and good chrome, some window chrome fair to poor. Wood is just good, will need refinishing. Some poor bodywork under paint, gaps in rear decklid show out of round areas. A good driver, possible local show contender. Needed (and discarded. Leather quite good, wood on dash is very good. Good carpets. Vinyl top is threeposition style. Owned by cowboy star Robert Horton of "Wagon Train" fame. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $36,180. Great car with good colors and interesting history brings big money. How come? The owner was with the car much of the weekend, was personable and able to answer questions about his pride and joy. Furthermore, the car has an excellent California pedigree, was well cared for, and it showed in places where it would not matter to all but the seriously Morgan-afflicted. The entry cost was high, but my guess is the ownership costs will not be. coupe. S/N V811502LCA. Sable brown/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 27 miles. Becker Mexico AM/FM cassette. California delivery car, California emissions legal. Flat seats, original shag carpets do not match the rest of the interior in style. Leather supple, but marked by wear. #776 1977 ASTON MARTIN DB V8 - Market Reports good place to save money on a restoration the former owner did it—on a TD the top and side curtains can be done independently of the balance of the car I would have to call this sale fair to both buyer and seller Now the new owner gets to choose the color of his new top and curtains. ible. S/N G012. British Racing Green/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 74 miles. Very nice presentation. Appears to be an older restoration with high quality workmanship. Unfortunate tap to right rear fender appears fresh, balance of paint is very good with light orange peel. Vinyl cover for spare wheel is hokey and should be #777 1966 MORGAN PLUS 4 convert- The top sale for the weekend was a 1979 Duesenberg Model J reproduction that brought $97,200. Other interesting sales included a very nice 1966 Morgan Plus 4 in British Racing Green that made $36,180; a bargain-priced 1989 Porsche 911 Carrera May 2004 Top and side curtains are only rough spots, as they were not redone with the restoration. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $17,280. If there is one Original paint, good chrome. A used car, well taken care of but not to show quality. Also owned by "Wagon Train" Horton. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $32,130. Despite the minuses—a bad color (but correct for the era) and some weak bits in the interior—the plusses won out. An engaged owner was present with the car, those carpets will be easy to replace, and the flat seats can be restaffed and possibly re- 99

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Market Reports  dyed. Selling price appears to be just where one might have expected it, possibly even a good buy. #2788-1979 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SHADOW II sedan. S/N SRK 39523. Blue/ blue leather. LHD. Odo: 55,053 miles. Lots of trim appears to be tired, complete but worn. Driver's door is tough to open, evidence of repaint in door jambs is suspect. Good wood, leather has some life left in it, paint is just so- wood is cracking in many places (console, glovebox door). Massive Michelin X tires are mud and snow rated. Not too much to get excited about, a 15-footer. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $19,710. I like the looks of the mesh grille on this series of Bentleys, as it pays tribute to the prewar Blower Bentleys. I would rather pay a little more and get a Turbo R—sportier looking and with quite a few more go-fast bits. No surprises here. Bentleys from the 1980s are just used cars. Bid was right on the money. GERMAN #2722-1958 MERCEDES-BENZ 220S so. Not altogether scary, just not enough reasons present to say "yes." SOLD AT $15,120. Someone did say yes, however, as this Shadow is heading to a new home. If the miles are correct, it might be a decent buy for a long-term hold. If the market for older Rollers suddenly rises, owning a late production example of the Shadow series will make sense. But realistically, no rising market appears to be on the horizon, so just drive it now and hope nothing expensive breaks. #530-1987 BENTLEY EIGHT sedan. S/N SCBZE42A3HCX16877. White/red leather. LHD. Odo: 71,789 miles. Chrome grille with mesh inserts, stand-up flying B. Evidence of paintwork to less than perfect body, good chrome and trim. Driver's seat has respray, coupe. S/N 180037N8512667. Sable brown/ tan leather. LHD. Odo: 65,535 kilometers. Leather is stained, but still supple, so a re-dye will work. Headliner is discolored and loose, pulling out. Dash has good wood, balance of wood is good overall. Short shag carpets are incorrect. Paint is quite good, most chrome is good, excepting the radiator shell, which recent restoration, but some items left undone so this one does not show fresh. Paint is just good, some areas need touch-up and buffing. Interior has recovered seats, floor mats weak. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $21,600. Someone liked this bus a lot more than me. I think $17,000 would have been fully priced. The VW bus in all its forms makes a better vintage-lifestyle statement than it does a vehicle. For surfer dude wannabes to faux hippies, they represent the fun parts of the alternative lifestyles of the Sixties. I'm not a buyer today, as although I still have my love beads, my mood ring just broke and it will take all my available cash to find another one on eBay. #845-1967 PORSCHE 912 coupe. S/N 354072. White/yellow. LHD. Very nicely prepared and presented. Corbeau race seats, Pyrotect belts, roll cage. Accu-sump, MSD ignition. Plexiglas windscreen, fuel cell. Clean has been polished a few times too many, now in need of rechroming. Missing the trim on right rear quarter panel. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $15,650. I'm among the first to admit that I don't love these cars; however, I can understand their appeal. This one was in need of extensive and expensive refurbishing, and even though it is priced correctly according to many guidebooks, I still think it would be a much wiser purchase to buy a nicer example, even if the price of entry is considerably more. The price of improving this one might turn out to be very high indeed. ACCESS OUR ARCHIVE OF CAR PROFILES '41F Upgrade to SCM GOLD and get your password today! Sign up online at www.sportscarmarket.com or e-mail scmgold@sportscarmarketcom 100 I'D RATHER BE USING 1-4947; Call HostWorks to get your company's E-commerce intitatives onto the web. Kruse - Scottsdale, AZ #2475-1965 VW 21-WINDOW bus. S/N 255141625. Red/grey vinyl. LHD. Odo: 63,396 miles. Sunroof, roof rack. Lots of throughout, plenty of high-speed stone chips to the nose. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $19,500. When was the last time you saw a race-prepped FerrariPortal.com Over 700 links Classified Ads Ferrari Newsfeed Event Listings HOST WORKS _ hostworks.com 303-539-1839 Sports Car Market

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Kruse - Scottsdale, AZ  912? I liked this car as a turnkey racer It looks like it was driven directly from the track at the sale venue to the auction block (perhaps it was). The high bid sounds a lot like the costs to take a decent 912 and race-prep it—you get the car itself for free. I would have sold it in a four-cylinder heartbeat. #2467-1985 BITTER 3.9 SC coupe. S/N W09526219FSB09143. White/red leather. LHD. Odo: 74,013 miles. Poor paint with plenty of chips and nicks. Interior has fresh leather brown cloth. LHD. Factory sunroof. Very upright example still wearing its original upholstery. Paint appears to be original, lots of stone chips but no shunts visible. Blackout Market Reports carbon fiber shift knob. Factory sunroof, polished mags and whale tail. Decent paint, has some chips but still bright. Could use a new carpet set to make the interior a bit crisper. Seats are good and show only light wear. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $14,688. List price when new was $51,205 plus options. I'll say that this one was well bought. Even with the two or three potential surprises that will be found, this car is still cheap enough to make up for them. A really nice example could easily bring twice this bid plus a bit more, but short of excess bad news, this is one you might be able to drive for a few years while keeping your costs low. sections to seating surfaces in places, balance is faded. Good wood to dash and console. Car appears to be complete. Opel mag wheels with Remington tires. Looks tired. Cond: 3-. NOT SOLD AT $5,250. Imported for three years only (1983 to 1985). Sadly, every Bitter I have seen in the last 10 years has been a tired or totally worn-out example. With low resale values, there is little incentive to fix one up. #2803-1985 BMW 635CS1 coupe. S/N WBAEC8403F0610115. Silver/blue vinyl. LHD. Odo: 150,805 miles. Aftermarket tinted glass, recent exhaust, windshield, battery, front bushings, lower control arms. Sunroof, all power. Cracked dash, plenty of peeling paint. A back-from-the-grave used car now with some —no doubt needed—repairs completed. Nothin sa s "enthusiast-owned" more than a set Ag. 1 trim color is still vibrant, Goodyear Eagle GA's have plenty of tread left. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $8,316. Pricey for condition. Perhaps the buyer thought it sounded cheap—wait till he tries to sell it. The 944 has been the subject of quite a bit of ink in the pages of SCM recently, with both defenders and detractors. Ifyou want one, look for the best available, and don't spend too much more than this one changed hands for coupe. S/N WPOAB0915KS120491. Red/ black leather. LHD. Odo: 74,943 miles. Momo steering wheel, removable faceplate stereo, #728-1989 PORSCHE 911 CARRERA CD changer. Basically as new and unmarked save for some light scratching above rear hood and some wear to cloth at boot area. Cond: 2 -. NOT SOLD AT $39,000. That's me you see with my hand up in the air—I'll take this one home at the high bid any day of the week. Great colors, very nice condition, good options. I assume the seller is holding out for better money, perhaps $5k - $10k more. THE WORLD'S BIGGEST & BEST JAGUAR WEB SITE of "Fisk Classic" mud and snow whitewalls, right? Cond: 4. SOLD AT $3,240. Fair price, but a scary car if more remains to be done under the hood or underneath. Where do you head from here? Spend a lot more on some of the needed cosmetics, or just drive it and hope that nothing else breaks? If 1 were the brave new owner, 1 would drive it till it drops and then walk away. Perhaps you can get 10,000plus miles of trouble-free driving, but somehow I doubt it. #2470-1985 PORSCHE 944 coupe. S/N WP0AA094XFN470345. Silver/black leather, May 2004  LARGEST INVENTORY OF ALL MODELS http://www.docsjags.com/ DOC'S JAGS WORLDWIDE TEL: (480) 951-0777 FAX: (480) 951-3339, AZ RESTORATION CENTER (623) 869-8777 23047 N. 15 Lane, Phoenix, AZ ASK FOR "DOC" • E-mail doc@docsjags.com 101 #495-1999 PORSCHE 911 CARRERA convertible. S/N WPOCA299XXSG51819. Forest green metalic/beige leather. LHD. List new: $83,384. Has power seats, Turbo cast wheels, hi-fl sound package, 6-disc remote

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Market Reports  ITALIAN #2526-1975 ALFA ROMEO SPIDER convertible. S/N AR3048046. Black/black leather. LHD. Odo: 82,496 miles. It's early in the year, but this could be the worst car at auction for 2004. Cracked paint over poor bodywork. Bubbles, lifting and badly fixed paint. Some badges are missing (witness protection program?). Bumper trim largely gone, balance Armor All-ed. Rust showing below trunk lid. Nice but not new cloth top and decent steering wheel. Cond: 5 - $1,800 at Silver's Fountain Hills, AZ, sale. (See April '04 SCM, page 60.) Now found a new home for a touch more than half that. Interestingly, it has 75 more miles on the clock— did someone drive this thing from one auction to the next, or was it just towed? Worth the high bid for parts, but only for the truly needy. #2757 1987 MASERATI 425i BITURBO - sedan. S/N ZAMBM1105HB326017. Teal/tan leather. LHD. Odo: 16,272 miles. Sunroof. A nice example of a car almost no one wants. Some blackout trim is solidly grey, other bits remain good. Good paint, very good chrome. Light wear to complete interior. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $7,452. 1987 was the final year of . SOLD AT $918. Not sold for vinyl. LHD. Odo: 40,651 miles. A second-year Corvette improved with the addition of a latemodel V8 and matching automatic trans. Poor quality paint is said by owner to be new within the past 6 months. Fresh seats, original gauges, Holley carb, lots of speed shop stuff added. A mess, topped with a horn button used as a front badge. Cond: 4-. NOT SOLD AT $25,500. Not a happy car It looks to me that every dollar spent to "improve" this one will end up costing someone three bucks to put right. As is, it not stock and not a rod—just a car in search of a theme. No bargain even at this seemingly low bid You're really buying a serial number plate and a chance to spend big dollars. #2514 1957 CHEVROLET CORVETTE - convertible. S/N VE575S104523. Light blue, white coves/white vinyl. LHD. Odo: 107 miles. 2 tops. Claimed frame-off restoration 100 miles ago. My guess here is that the phrase "frame-off' doesn't include all the chrome, as plenty remains to be done. Good paintwork, trim on hardtop and at vent windows is weak, needs replacing. Interior is fresh but is not professionally done. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $41,040. Maybe there is a lack of understanding on my part about the price, but it is an automatic and it does not have fuel injection. Regardless, I 4:7—"r —7 - $25,650. With $25,000 the entry level price for a mid-year Stingray, this is nothing more than a generic Corvette at a generic price. 1964s are at the bottom of the totem pole for C2 collectors, and low options cars like this are the totem's base. I would look to spend more and get more. #843 1964 FORD GALAXIE XL convert- ible. S/N 4G65Z102923. Black/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 60,396 miles. Wire wheel hub caps, fender skirts, swing-away steering wheel console. Very clean and straight interior, seats are original but need light restitching in one Kruse - Scottsdale, AZ place. Excellent paint. Some chrome has light scratching. Cond: 3. NOT SOLD AT $20,520. A solid bid for the full-size Queen Mother of Ford convertibles of the mid- '60s. Would be worth a couple thousand more with air conditioning, but without, fully priced at any bid above $20,000. #2509 1965 FORD MUSTANG convert- the 425 sedan, the final version of the four-door Biturbo. As such, the 425 contains refinements and fixes unavailable to the earlier cars. With a recent auction history of two earlier Bi-Turbos detailed in the April '04 SCM, both unsold (one at $3,500 high bid, the other at $950), this sale might look heartening to some owners. This was a nicer, newer car with less miles and fewer stories, but at any price, the buyer of a Biturbo is a very brave person indeed. AMERICAN #767 1954 CHEVROLET CORVETTE convertible. S/N E5AS003102. White/red - 102 would have thought this 'Vette was fully priced at $10,000 less, even with two tops. Had this car been correctly restored (including the chrome) the price achieved would have been a bargain. But it wasn't, so it wasn't. #517 1964 CHEVROLET CORVETTE - convertible. S/N 40867S105012. Red/black vinyl. LHD. Odo: 5,512 miles. Very good paint does not make up for the problems found here. Weak to non-existent body gaskets, cloudy, scratched and pitting chrome, interior just barely makes it to good condition. Kumho tires, poorly fitted top. A restored-for-auction look that's hard to miss. Cond: 4+. SOLD AT Sports Car Market ible. S/N 5R08C24931. Dark green/black. LHD. Odo: 46,327 miles. A driver-quality car, owner states was in California and Nevada all its life. Repaint has some quality issues with thickness in some areas. Underhood clean and well detailed. Carpets are faded, original seats show wear indicative of miles. Console, wire wheel hub caps, AM radio, power steering. Older power top has some cracking. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $19,656. 1964-1/2 through 1966

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Market Reports  Mustang convertibles trade in a wide price range, depending on condition and equipment. Decent and well equipped non-GT cars seem to sell in the teens up to as much as $20,000 —nicer cars and those with special equipment bring more. This example was a bit expensive for both condition and equipment (no air conditioning). #2751-1966 CFIEVY RECONSTRUCTED TRAIN ENGINE. S/N MVD128107. Red. LHD. Odo: 19,138 miles. If you're looking for a ride with all the bells and whistles, this is it. It has seating for 10 in the tender/coalbox area, and you climb up the ladders on either side dressed to give a better appearance. Original vinyl seats look good, interior clean. Vinyl top appears original, in good shape. Grille surround, chrome weak, bumpers and trim are good. Cond: 3-. SOLD AT $20,250. Good car, good price—all parties should be happy here. With a lot of detailing plus some better documentation, this car will shine. Two owners is a big bonus. to get in. Driver's compartment has two bucket seats, full instrumentation out of the Chevy truck that gave its body for this. Passenger area is freshly redone, balance of vehicle is worn and torn. Cond: 5+. NOT SOLD AT $21,000. How come stuff like this never feels out ofplace at a Kruse auction? Possible uses include advertising or attracting attention away from the fact that you not only use your cellphone when you drive, but you also read the newspaper If you hate SUV drivers because you can 't see around them, here is a vehicle guaranteed to block the view of the Hummer behind you, even if it has a lift kit. #474-1969 PLYMOUTH GTX coupe. S/N RS23L9C288661. White/red vinyl. LHD. Odo: #771-1969 KING MIDGET roadster. S/N K693122. Red/tan vinyl red piping. LHD. Odo: 2,780 miles. Built in Athens, OH, by Midget Motors. Restored to a better standard than when new. Basically a street-legal golf cart with horn, signals and bumpers. Originally sold out of small ads in the backs of magazines. Very good paint, excellent finish to interior. AM/FM cassette with clock added, fits with speedo and amp gauge, though no fuel gauge added. Cond: 2. NOT SOLD AT $5,700. I wanted one when I was a kid, and I still want one today. I wonder i [this had sold if we would see a stampede of King Midgets on the auction trail. What's it worth? See golf cart reference above, add maybe $2,000 for the panache of 53 miles. Center console, power steering and brakes, Magnum 500 wheels. AM radio. Seller claims she is the second owner. Good quality respray, plenty of overspray that could be ad- Kruse - Scottsdale, AZ having the only one on your street, and you end up exactly at the bid here. #470-1971 CHEVROLET CORVETTE coupe. S/N 194371S120361. Black/black vinyl. LHD. Odor 54,834 miles. Low options car with added wood steering wheel and non-stock, calf-burning side pipes. Mallory ignition, Aeroquip lines, chromed alternator. . 01111=ZWIAK.0A- •  1.1131eirrw ' _ .jIM I '41  —L . Goodyear Eagle GT II tires. Very good—perhaps excellent—paintwork on an otherwise nice car with good chrome and tidy, clean interior. Cond: 3+. NOT SOLD AT $21,000. Lousy 1971 coupes can be found for under $10,000, while show cars can exceed $25,000 —quite a spread. Could the story here be one of excellent paintwork overcoming the stigma of low options? I think so, but I'm left to wonder why the seller did not let this one go at this generous bid. #815-1971 FORD TORINO GT coupe. S/N 1A35C207073. Mist green/green vinyl. LHD. Odo: 45,208 miles. Magnum 500 wheels, fadeaway side stripe, full console, air Collector Car Insurance Grundy Worldwide... The collector car insurance program that's sensitive to your needs and your wallet. • Agreed Value • No Mileage Limitations • High Liability Limits Available • Find Out How Much You Can Really Save. Call for a fast, accurate quote: 800-338-4005 or log on to: www.grundy.com for a real-time quote in all 50 states. 400 Horsham Road, P.O. Box 1957, Horsham, PA 19044 104 conditioned, hideaway headlights. Recent restoration now with a few miles and light use. Very good paint, chrome. Interior appears to have been freshened with new carpets. Underhood well detailed. Cond: 2. SOLD AT $25,650. A real muscle car with all the toys, including air conditioning. Aside from the mintgreen-with-leaf-green paint scheme, this was one appealing car Well over twice the guide book price, but worth it any day. #2493-1972 AMC JAVELIN/AMX coupe. S/N A2C798Z186747. Brown/tan cloth & vinyl. LHD. Odor 88,471 miles. Not too Sports Car Market

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Kruse - Scottsdale, AZ -  • 1 happy recent repaint on an otherwise original example. Tired but complete interior, including odor of 30-plus-year-old cloth. Chrome is all there but some has light rust. Replacement spring-loaded antenna mast is a tacky addition. "Pacemark" radials no help. Cond: 4-. SOLD AT $8,640. By 1972 the AMX was just another package available on the Javelin, not the stand-alone car of earlier years. Perhaps the nicest one left is currently worth twice this sale price, so buying a so-so example makes little sense here. The new owner had better hope this one drives well; he may own it for a while. #2813-1972 PLYMOUTH DUSTER coupe. S/N VS29H2D155202. Basin street blue/blue vinyl. LHD. Odo: 794 miles. Factory AM/FM radio, 2.94 differential, shark tooth (Duster 340—only) grille, dual exhaust, stripe package. Fresh nut-and-bolt restoration. MSD ignition and Weiand valve covers added —most else is bone stock. Very good quality to paint and chrome, interior good but vinyl feature, although the full set of books and manuals displayed with car is. Usual door gap issues, overall a decent presentation that could look nicer with some more attention. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $12,000. 1 have become a bit jaded about the 1982 Collectors Edition Corvettes. After attending a few auctions they all start to look the same, falling into two classes: the never-used and the all-used-up. This car was neither—it appeared to be an honest example with plenty of life left. As such, it represents a very good buy for the end user #2501-1989 CADILLAC ELDORADO convertible. S/N 1G6E11157K0616600. Red/ red leather. LHD. Odo: 32,243 miles. Well-presented example. Sold new in Fort Lauderdale, now Texas-registered. Coupe was cut when new by LTD Coachbulders. Has plenty of standard South Florida add-ons like gold trim and Fresh Meat 2004 CADILLAC XIS Real market prices for recent production cars of interest. Date sold: 2/23/04 Sale location: eBay Motors; #2461113689 Details: 5 miles, heads-up display, CD changer, retractable hardtop Sale result: Sold at $79,700, 37 bids. Seller's feedback: 8 Buyer's feedback: 0 MSRP: $76,200 Other current offering: Vic Alfonso Cadillac, Portland, OR; www.vicalfonso.com . Asking $89,000 for a 95I-mile car. 2004 MERCEDES-BENZ G55 AMG Avon Tires. Some fade to clean dash, console. Good leather, some light scratches to paint. A very presentable driver. Cond: 3+. SOLD AT $7,118. Low miles and a cut top will make for a decent occasional driver; if the conversion was as well done as it appears to be. Buying a cut car of any type, year or vintage can be a bit of a risk unless the car has a strong enough structure or was beefed up underneath. No harm done at this price. seats have some fit issues. Cond: 2-. SOLD AT $12,960. This might have been the number-one best buy of the weekend. The seat covers can be refitted or at least made to look better, and the valve covers and ignition are easy fixes if you want to go all the way back to stock. The new owner just got the car for free after paying perhaps half the cost of the restoration. #2842-1982 CHEVROLET CORVETTE coupe. S/N 1G lAY0781C5113058. Gold/gold leather. LHD. Odo: 42,923 miles. "Collector's Edition," one of 6,759 built in '82. Wear to fragile metallic-style finish on leather seats, cracking to paint stripe on hood. Cooper Cobra raised-white-letter tires not a value-added May 2004 oil stains to otherwise good top. Goodyear Eagle GT tires, one minor shunt to rear quarter panel. Cond: 3. SOLD AT $14,904. Note to all who think that special-edition Corvettes are a sure thing to keep for a few years and sell for a profit: They aren't. This was a decent car with a few excuses, yet it managed only a so-so price. Collector-edition cars are cool to have the first year out and when they get past the 15- or 20-year mark. Until then, they are nothing more than used cars. Well bought, below market price.• #2519-1993 CHEVROLET CORVETTE convertible. SRN 161YY33P8P5101170 Ruby red/red leather. LHD. Odo: 66,802 miles. "40th Anniversary" edition. Very good paint, some fade to blackout trim at luggage rack, Date sold: 2/16/04 Sale location: eBay Motors; #2459662863 Details: 3,000 miles, one owner, wood trim, moonroof, perfect condition Sale result: Sold at $79,288, 26 bids. Seller's feedback: 89 Buyer's feedback: 1 MSRP: $93,420 Other current offering: Phoenix Motor Company, Phoenix, AZ; www.phoenixmercedesbenz.com . Asking $93,950 for a 10-mile car. 2003 BMW M5 Date sold: 2/19/04 Sale location: eBay Motors; 2461202750 Details: 58 miles, navigation, park distance control, xenon headlights, rear sunshades Sale result: Sold at $75,370, 1 bid. Seller's feedback: 4 Buyer's feedback: 53 MSRP: $70,400 Other current offering: BMW of Nashville, Nashville, TN; www.bmwothashville.com . Asking $69,900 for a 4,033-mile car.

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          SCM Price Guide: English Cars T Ace roadster  Arena coupe  Ace Bristol roadster  Cobra 260/289  Cobra 427  428 coupe  428 convertible  TON MARTIN DB2 coupe  0132 DHC DB3   DB3S Customer Car  082/4 Mk 11 coupe  082/4 Mk III coupe  082/4 Mk III DHC   082/4 Bertone Snyder  0835 Team Car  082/4 coupe  DB2/4 DHC  DB2/4 Mk III notchback DBR1 084 Series I-19 coupe  084 Series V coupe  084 Drophead (1-9) DB4GT   08401 Zagato  0135 coupe  085 Shooting Brake  0135 Vantage coupe  0B5 Volante  086 Vantage coupe  086 Shooting Broke   (For all Aston serial-production cars through current, deduct 25.61 for RHD in US only.) 50-53  50-53  51-53  53-55  53-55  53-55  53-56  53-56  55-57  55-57  55-57  55-57  56-60  58-63  61-62  302  102  10  492  73  3  n/a  3   199  551  inc.  inc  5  925  185  58-63 59-63 60-.63    inc.  75  19  $30600  560,000  $275,000  $30,000  $52500  5250,000  B $300.000  A $35,000  $77,500  $1,000,000 $1,400,000 A 5800,000  5900600 A $27,500  $27,500  $70,000  $30,000  535,000  $45,000  $95,000  545,000  5100,000  $125,000  $225,000 C C 8 B 52,500,000 $2100,000 A $75,000  $90,000  5140,000  5350 000    086 Volante short chassis  DB6 coupe    886 inc. 123 12 37   086 Volante (long chassis) DOS (6-cylinder) DB6 Mk II coupe  086 Mk II Volante  AM Vantage  AM V8 S2/3 NS V8    1,321 inc. 6  140 857 240 38 595,000 5115,000 $150,000 $60,000 $150,000 565,000 570,000 $50,000 $90,000 $15,000 $100,000 5160 000 70-72 72-73 7449   399 70   1,259 350  299  86-89  82-85  83-86  inc. 645 inc.  n/a inc. n/o n/a n/o n/a  13  B 6/01 (Series 19-V SS triple-carb engine, odd $5,000; Series V covered-headlight models, add 55k.) $450,000  A 4/97 $1.800 000 52.500.000 A (Add up to 509/6 for factory team race cars; e.g., 19EV and 2VEV.) 63-65  63-65  64-65 64-65 65-66 65-69 65-69  65-69 66-69  67-72  69-70 69-70  5175 000 $185,000 $250,000 595.000 5250,000 595,000 5100,000 570,000 $135,000 $32,500 5150 000 5225 000 530 000 537 500 542 500 B 3/99 A a B 12)97 D 12/99 (21 with automatic, 9 with five-speed and Vantage, 8 with 5-speed and standard engine.) 520 000 $30,000 $33,000 (MA V8 5213 'Pm-Oscar India' V8s have leather dashes. Production for S3 Vantages was 43.) Valente Draphead  79-82  79-85  535.000  (All Volante Dropheads had 'Oscar India' wood dashes.) AM V8 54 (sorb.)  540,000  545.000 S25,000 $45,000    $20,000 $40,000 $30000 540000 $90,000 $40,000 555,000  565 000 535.000 570 000 C ('Oscar India' S4s can be identified by their wood dashes. Add $10k for factory Nontages.') AM V8 54 (injected)  Lagonda saloon  Valente INC  Legend() saloon  Volante DHC (in).) Lagonda saloon  Virage coupe  Viroge Valente  081 coupe  106  (Injection become standard in late '86.) 85-87  86-89  88-89  90-93  91-93  97-03  $35,000 $75,000 $50,000 $70,000 $130,000 $125,000 S50,000  C 3/01 545,000  C 2/95 585,000  C 11/95 B 5275,000 A 6/96 he values below reflect a retail buying and selling range for cars in very good to near excellent condition-significantly above a "daily driver" and one step below regional concours; a strong #2 on the accepted 1-6 scale, 1 being the best. These values are set by sales activity, primarily in the United States, as well as conversations with owners, dealers and collectors. Condition and history are the ultimate determinants of value. Prices below assume cars with "no stories A 53-63  54-63  56-63  62-65  65-67  67-73  68-73  226  319  466  655  348  58'  28'  Price Range -= 087 Volante  550000  535,000  560,000  5140,000  5190.000  528 500  S38,500  570 000 540 000  B 3/03  C S85 000  B 12195 (28 cars, all RHO, were fitted with Ford Zephyr six-cylinder engine, Rudd alloy head and triple Webers. Add 25 9/0.) 5165,000  A 4/98 5245.000  A 7/95 $41 000  551 500 13 Mini-Cooper Mini-Cooper S 62-64  64-66  30,000' 13,922 (Model years and non-S production numbers for US models only.) 106-4(801) 100-4 (8142) 100S 100/M Le Mans (factory) 100/M (non factory) 100-Six BN4 (2+2) 3000 Mk 1 (BT7) 2+2  3000 Mk II (BM 2+2  53-55 55-56 55 55-56 55-56 56-59 59-61  10,633 2,765 55 1,159 n/a 10,289 10,825  5,095  $20,11(10 520,000 5115,000 532500 527,000 520,000 520,000  520 000  $26,000 $30,000 $175,000 555,000 $35,000 $26,000 B 4/02 A C 2/99 (Production of early BN4s, built at Langbridge, with non-6-pest heads, was 6,045. Later, Abingdon-built 6-port head, production was 4,241. BN6 No-seaters, odd $3,000,4,150 built.) 535,000  B 11/00 All Mark Is are double cork Add $4,000 for two-seat 3000 Mk I [81411.2,825 built.) 61-62  S35000  B All 3000 Mark II Bl7s and BN7s [side-curtain cars] are triple sorb. Add $5,000 for two-seat Mk II [BN7], 355 built. 100-SW3000 add 52,000 for factory two-seat hard top, $1,000 for four-seat hard top. Deduct $1,500 for disc wheels.) 3000 Mk 11 )817)  62-64  64-67  6,113 (The B17 featured the first roll-up windows.) 3000 Mk III (B18)  BIB Factory Rallye cars Phase 11 Bugeye Sprite Sprite BENTLEY 'Open, matching #s / orig  3-Litre Speed Model (bite) 'Matching #s / original  3-Litre (saloon or bitsa)   Big Six (bine)  'Matching #s / original 4 1/2-Litre (bitsa)  Speed Six (bitsa) 3 1/2-Litre saloon  4 1/2-Litre supercharged  8-Litre  4-Litre  'Rare/attractive/open  4 1/4-Litre saloon  'Rare/attractive/open  Mark VI saloon  Mark VI coupe  Mark VI DHC 0-type saloon     R Continental fastback/H1M 51 saloon     'Matching #5 / original  'Matching #s / original   7 17,703 522 500  528 000  (Add 10% for Phase!! 808 ; 16,314 built, with 1,390 Phase Is) 64-67  58-61  62-71  21-29  23-29  26-30  27,31  28-30  30-31  30-31  31  33-36  36-39  48,999 80,363 1,634 inc. inc. inc. 545 669 inc. inc. inc. 50 100 50 1,177 inc. 1,234 inc. (1938-39 MR/MX series, add 15./0.) 46-52  47-52 47-52  52-55 52-55 55-59 51 Continental fastback/WM 55-58  51 Continental (114)  51 Continental DHC/LHD  Si Continental DHC/RHD  Si Continental Flying Spur  S2 Continental (M/PW)  52 Continental DHC  52 saloon  5,201 inc. inc. 2,320 208 3,107 431 inc. inc. inc. inc. 388 inc. $100,000  59,500  $4,500  570.000 $90,000 5100,000 5130,000 $220,000 5300,000 5160,000 5250,000 $400,000 $450,000 $500,000 $275,000 575,000 $22,500 575,000 $35,000 $85,000 511,080 530,000 $50,000 $17,500 $150,000 517,500 $85,000 (ND cars will brings minimum 27/o premium in the US.) 55-58  55•59  55-59  58-59  59-62  59-62  59-62  1,922 $52,500 $250,000 $125.000 $55,000 533,000 $55,000 $15,000 535 000 538 000 $125,000 $15,000 $6.000 100,000 $170,000 $145,000 $195,000 $440,000 $500,000 $260,000 $350,000 $450,000 $900,000 $850,000 $550,000 $160,000 $40,000 5135,000 $60,000 $175,000 523,000 545,000 $80,000 535,000 5300,000 535,000 $175 000 590,000 $300,000 5150,000 595,000 $50,000 595,000 $35,000 B 1/94 97.413  n/a  S50 000  5140.000  C (Add $30,000-$40,000 for wide body; for all VB Astons, add 54,000-57,000 for five-speed and $15,600-$20,000 for European spec Vantage [+ 85 hp].) 3 S3 saloon (LHD)  S3 Cont. (angled headlight)  53 DHC (angled headlight)  S3 Continental Flying Spur  Sedan Ti (6.25 Liter)  Ti MPW coupe  Ti MPW convertible  Convertible  T2  Corniche coupe  Corniche convertible  Mulsonne sedan  Mulsanne Turbo  Continental coupe  Continental convertible  Sedan 8  Mulsanne S sedan  Turbo R  Continental convertible  Turbo R  Turbo R LWB  Continental convertible  Continental R  Brooklands  B 7/00 C 4/98 C 1/98 B 6/113 A A A A A 9/97 A Brooklands LWB  Azure convertible  Continental T  Arnage  FRAZER NASH Le Mans Replica  ORDON-NEEBLE Coupe AGUAR 551 coupe  SS 11 coupe  $5 90  SS 100 2 1/2 Litre  SS 100 3 1/2 Litre  SS Jaguar saloon  55 Jaguar DHC  Mk IV saloon  Mk IV DH(  Mark V saloon  Mork V DHC  00 120 roadster (alloy) 0( 120 roadster  0( 120 coupe  OK 120 DHC   D 2/01 0( 140 roadster  0( 140 DH(  00 140 coupe  31-36  31-34  35-36  36-40 38-40 35-40  38-40  45-49  47-49  49-51  49-51  49-50 51-54 51-54 53-54       54-57  54-57  54-57  58-61  58-61  58-61  A 59-61  59-61  59-61 51-56  57-58  nth n/a n/a 190 118 n/a n/a n/a n/o n/a n/a 240 7,391 2,678 1,769 3,347 2,740 2,797 attached." An automobile priced above our guide is not necessarily overpriced, nor is one priced below automatically a bargain. The SCM Investment Grade is an A to F scale, which ranks the cars in terms of their long-term desirability. The scale ranges from AGrade cars, great classics like the Jaguar D-type and the Aston Martin DB4GT, to F-Grade cars, hopeless sleds like Alfetta sedans and fourcylinder Pontiac Fieros.• a 62-65  62-66  62-66  63-66  65-76  66-70  66-70  70-76  77-80  77-80  77-84  81-84  81-84  85-87  85-89  85-91  85-92  88-91  90-92  92-95  92-95  93-95  93-95  93-95  93-96  95-03  97-02  00-04  4856  1,318 312 inc. inc. n/a n/a n/a n/o n/a n/o n/o n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/o n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Price Range AM 528.000 $35,000 $70,000 $55,000 510,000 $16,000 540,000 $30,000 516,000 522,000 $33,000 $18,000 $20,000 $33,000 $48,000 $20,000 $20,000 524.000 $60.000 $38,000 540,000 590,000 $80,000 $43,000 $47,000 5100.000 5130,000 5115,000 $200,000  515,000  530,000 $32,500 $100,000 5120,000 S160,000 $18,000 $35,000 522,000 $45,000 $15,000 $40,000 595,000 $40,000 $25,000 540.000 (SE option: dual exhausts, spoke wheels, cams, etc., add $5,000.) $40,000  $37,500 525.000   1,339 2,489 4,101 $32,500 532,500 525,000      es $35,000 $65,000 $120,000 $95,000 $22,000 530,000 560,000 545.000 525,000 533.000 550,000 527,000 $30,000 $52.000 562,000 536,000 $45.000 550,000 5115,000 575,000 585,000 5145,000 5120,000 565,000 570.000 5240.000 $250.000 $265,000 5250,000 $25,000 540,000 $42,500 5150,000 5160,000 $200,000 $25,000 $45,000 530.000 $65,000 $20,000 $55,000 $135.000 $65,000 $40,000 560.000 $60,000 $57,500 535.000 (MC option: (-type head, cams, suspension, spoke wheels, add $5,000.) 00 150 roadster 3.4/3.8  0( 150 DHC 3.4/3.8  0( 150 FHC 3.4/3.8  (Add $5,000 for 3.81 engine.) OK 1505 3.4 roadster  XK 150S 3.4 DHC  OK 150S 3.4 FHC  B 2/94 A Mark VII saloon  Mark VIII saloon  1,466 inc. n/a  n/o  S50 000  545 000 535 000 S45,000 $47500 530 000 575 000 565 000 545 000 515,000  514 000  B 11/94 A 10/00 A B C  4/00 1/97 C 4/95 B 3/02 A B 8/96 (Add $10,000 for 3.8L 150S FHC and DHC. Add $25,000 for 3.8L 150$ madder) 512 500  511,500  F F Sports Car Market

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SCM Price Guide: English Cars 3 4 Mark IX saloon Mork 8/4206 Mk II saloon 2.4 Mk 11 saloon 3.4 Mk II saloon 3.8 OK (-type  OK 0-type  MSS  59-69 62-64 56-59 60-66 60-67 I  4 n/a  n/o  83900  inc.  inc.  54  77  18  XKE factory lightweight  61-62  XKE convertible 3.8 flat-floor 61-62  XKE coupe 3.8 flat-floor  HE convertible 3.8  XKE coupe 3.8  XKE convertible 4.2 (SI)  XKE coupe 2 +1  /IKE convertible 4.2 ($11)  HE coupe 2+2 ($11)  XKE convertible 012 (SIII)  XKE coupe 012 (5111)  XJ 220  8K8 coupe  81(8 convertible  XKR coupe  61-62  62-64  62-64  64-67  66-67  64-67  68-71  68-71  68-71  71-74  71-74  16  Price Range  - ! I 516,000  59000  57,000  59,000  $20900  $750,000  $800,000  5850,000  S19,000 510,000 59,000 51 3,000  $30,000  (Deduct $2,000 for disc wheels, $1000 for automatic, $1500 for no overdrive.) 50-53  53-55  54-57  $900,000  D B A $1,200,000 A 51,100,000 A (Price ranges far OK C, D and SS Jaguars are determined by provenance, completeness and originality. A car with all of its original parts and no stories will bring three to four times what o 'Who that has only a few authentic parts will.) 7,827 7,669 inc.  inc.    9548 4,220   (Deduct $3,000 lor automatic transmission.) XKE coupe 4.2 (SI)  7,770 8,627 5,326   4,855  7,990  7,297  300  BR convertible  n/o  n/a  n/a  n/a   5900,000  535.000  525,000  535,000  525,000  535 000  $14,000  530,000  $30,000  $13,000  $18,000  532,500  520,000  51,100,000 $60,000 $35,000 555,000 $35000 $60,000 516,000 545,000 545,000 $18,000 (Add $1,000 for air conditioning. Deduct $3,000 for automatic transmission.) XKE coupe 4.2 ($11)  $27,000  550,000  527,000  91.93  $125,000  $20,000  $23,000  $35,000  $38,000  6,387 inc. $13,500  58,000  $17,000  55,000  $4,000  Seven SI  Seven 52  Seven 53  Seven 94  Coterham 7  Lotus 01)51 and 52)  53-58  57-60  60-68  68-70  70-73  74-82  56-60  110 242 1,350 350 625 n/o 270 Elite St and 52 (Climax erg.) 58-63  Elan St convertible  Elan S2 convertible  Elan S3 convertible  Elan S3 coupe  Elan Plus 2  Elan 54 convertible  Elan 54 coupe  Europa Si  Europa 52  Europa TC/Special  62-64  64-66  65-68  65-68  67-74  68-74  68-74  67-68  69-72  72-74  Eclat Si Sprint  Esprit 51  Esprit 52  E. Turbo/Carbs (Giugioro)  E. Turbo  May 2004 65-66  68-70  61-66  67-70  74-80  75410  78-80  78-80  80-82  83-85  1,076 9,053 inc. St inc. St    inc. cot.  4,798  inc. Si inc. at.  8,969 inc.  inc.    97 55   $30,000  522,000  522,000  516,000  S11,500  $14,000  550,000  $28,000  516,000  521,000  515,000  $9,000  58,000  511,500  510.500  54.000  $4,500  $12,000  2,894 4,032 2,225 1,302 718  1,045 378  1,023       580.000  560,000  514,000  56,500  57 000  57,500  $6,000  $150,000  (Due to changes in US DOT laws, Xi 220s can now be brought into the US.) 97-03  97413  00-03  00-03  565,000  $70,000  $80,000  585,000 Interceptor FF coupe  Interceptor 11911 FHC  Interceptor III DHC  EMSEN-HEALEY Convertible ST LOTUS Six  66-71  66-76  74-76  (Add $1,500 for 440-ti. engine.) 57,000 $6,000 $40,000 $28,000  $28,000  520,000 514,000 519,000 570.000  B 9/01 B 9/01 318 519,500  512,000  $22,000  C B  C B  C C C C  3/03 D 3913 3/03 2/03 (For SIII, deduct $3,000 for automatic, $2,000 far disc wheels, $1,000 farce air conditioning. Add $3,000 for factory hardtop.) 9/01 E. Turbo/14 (Giugiaro) E. Turbo (new style/220 bhp) E. Turbo (SE gearbox, 230 bhp) E. Turbo SE (intercl., 264 bhp) Elan M-100 E. Turbo 54 (282 bhp) E. Turbo S4 (300 bhp) Elan S2 Esprit 98  Elise (US model)  NA Magnette roadster  PA Midget roadster  PB Midget roadster  NB Magnette roadster  SA Drophead coupe  TA Drophead coupe  VA Drophead coupe  WA Drophead coupe  TB roadster  MS-TI  MG-TD  MG-TF 1250  MG-TF 1500  MGA roadster 1500  MGA coupe 1500  MGA Twin Cam roadster  MGA Twin Cam coupe  NSA roadster 1600  MGA coupe 1600  NSA DeLuxe roadster  05* 1600 Mk11 roadster  NSA 1600 Mk11 coupe  hiGA Mk11 Deluxe roadster  MGB convertible MkI  MOB (chrome bumper)  MOB (rubber bumper)  MOB-ST  NOB-ST  NOB-ST V8  MGC convertible  MGC-GT  $35,000  8 9/98 $25,000 526,000  520,000 $13,000 512,000 $17,000 515,000 $7,000 $7,500 516,000 (217 TC/Specials were numbered, the rest were decaled and stickered.) Elan 16R (Si and S2)  Europa 47  Cortina Mkl  Cortina Mk2  Elite 51  $100,000  A $85,000 $21,000 $9,500 $9,500  511,000  59,000  $13,000  $10,000 510,000 515,000 $12,000 $20.000  A 9/94 (This number represents "complete body units" finished or not. Actual production number runs from 1,029 to 1,076.) B  6/00 Midget  Midget  Midget  Midget  a 1 4 85-87 88 89 89-93 90-91 94-95 95 94 97-03  05-  34-36  34-35  34-36  35-36  36-39  36-39  37-39  38-39  39-40  45-49  49-53  53-54  1955  55-59  55-59  58-60  4 A 4 506 495 121 1,6011 3955 385 64 800 n/o  61  n/a  1,900  n/a  98  n/a  n/a  576  n/a  n/a  10,000  29,664  6,200  3,400  58,750  inc. rdstr.  2,111  58-60 inc. rdstr.  59-61  59-61  60-61  61-62  61-62  61-62  62-67  68-74  75-80  31,501  inc. rdrtr.  82  8,719  inc. rdstr.  313  387,675  inc.  inc.  65-67  68-74  73-76  67-69  67-69  125,597  int.  2,591  4,552  4,457  (Deduct $1,000 for automatic transmission.) 61-64  64-66  66-74  74-79  Flat radiator models  Plus 4 (Triumph engine)  4/4 (Ford powered)  SS  45-53  54-68  54-90  16,080 22,601 99,896 73,899     750'  3,390  n/a  102  515,000 517,000 $16,000 S17,000 $12,000 $28,000 530,000 512,500 533,000  $40,000  $35,000  $26,000  $30,000  $30,000  $30,000  $21,000  $20,000  $25,000  $16,500  518,000  518,000  $18,000  $20,000  516,000  $15,000  $25,000  $20,000  S18,000  $15,000  522,000  $111,000  515,000  $22,000  $8,000  $7,500  $5,000  56,000  55,000  56,000  59,000  57,000  54,000  $4,000  54,000  54,000  520,000  $22,000  $18,000  560,000  523,000 $22,000 $24,000 $32,000 $25,000 542,000 $43,000 515,000 (Elan S2s were built far UK and ROW only. Lotus purists insist these are not true Loti. Of course, that begs the question about the earlier flans with Isuzu engines.) 585,000 $45,000 $45,000 $35,000  542,000  540,000  $45,000  532,000  $27,000  $37,500  $29,000  $27,000  $22,000  $24,000  $28,000  $25,000  $19,000  C C C C C C C C B 8 B B B C $35,000  B 10/99 $25,000  $25,000  518,000  530,000  $24,000  $18,000  $30,000  C B C  B B C B B  C 9/00 $14,000  B 2/99 512,500  $8,000 (MGA/B deduct $2,000 for disc wheels except for Twin Cam/Deluxe. B add $1,000 for factory hard top, $500 for overdrive.) 59,000  B 5/03 S7,000  58,000  C B 515,000  B 9/02 59,000  C 56,000 56,000 $6,000 56,000 524,000  528,000  $24,000  575,000  (Factory-built only, matching numbers.) Plus 8 68-90 2,500 525,000 532 500 OLIS-ROYCE P II closed/formal  A 12/96 'Rare/open coachwork  P11 Continental saloon  'Rare/open coachwork  Phantom III, closed/formal  'Rare/open coachwork  20 saloon  'Other coachwork  20/25 saloon  'Other coachwork  25/30 saloon  'Other coachwork  D 11/99 Wraith  Silver Wraith  29-35  31-35  36-39  22-29  29-36 36-38   38-39 46-55   1,767 inc.  inc.  inc.  710 inc.    2,940 inc.   3,827  1,201 inc.  491   1,783  530,000  580,000  535,000  $150,000  535,000  $80,000  520,000  $35,000  $17,000  535,000  520,000  540,000  $20,000  525,000  B B B (Prices are for four-seat models. Two-seat and DHC, add $4,000. SS, add 54,000.) 60-69  A Price Range j C I  4  11/99 Silver Wraith '5"  56-59  Silver Cld III saloon  SCIII HJM DHC (LHD)  Silver Shadow saloon  Silo Shad MPW coupe  Sib( Shad MPW DHC  49-55  55-59  59-62  60-61  60-67  62-65  62-65  I 4 inc. (Includes 4.91 engine and power steering.) Silver Dawn saloon  Silver Cloud I saloon  Silver Cloud II saloon  Silver Cloud II DHC  Phantom V  760 2,359 2,716 inc. 832 2,297 '50 66-76  67-70  67-70  Corniche St convertible  Camargue  Corniche 52 coupe  Corniche S2 convertible  Silver Shadow 11  Silver Wraith 11  71-76  71-76  75-86  77-81  71-76  77-80  16,717  571  505  780  1,233 514 310    1,595 8,425   Comae convertible  Silver Spirit  Silver Spur  Corniche II convertible  Corniche III convertible  Silver Spirit 11  Silver Spur II  Corniche IV convertible  Silver Spur III  Silver Dawn  Flying Spur  (Production number includes Bentley T2.) 77-80  78-85  81-89  81-90  86-90  90-91  91-92  91-93  92-95  94-95  95  95  Alpine roadster (early style)  Alpine roadster  Tiger Mk I/1A (260-c.i.)  Tiger Mk 11 (289-ti.)  IUMPH 11300/2000 roadster  TR2 long door  TR2 short door  TR3 (small mouth)  TR3A (large mouth)  TR3B  TR4  TR44  1R250  TR6 (small bumpers)  TR6 (rubber bumpers)  TR7  1R7 convertible  TR8 coupe  IRS convertible  Stag  570,000 S200000 5125,000 $325.000 580 000 5150,000 540,000 570,000 $35,000 585,000 540,000 590,000 585,000 555,000 Spitfire Mk I/11  Spitfire Mk III  Spitfire Mk IV  Spitfire 1500  GT6 coupe Mk 1  GT6+ coupe (Mk II)  016 coupe Mk III  Griffith  Tuscan  2500 coupe  2500M coupe  Taimar  8  Taimor roadster  Tasmin  280i  53-55  60-67  64-67  67  46-49  53-54  54-55  55-57  57-61  62-63  61-64  64-68  68  69-74  75-76  76-81  79-80  80-81  80-81  71-73  62-67  68-70  70-74  75-80  67-68  69-70  70-74  63-65  67-11  71-73  72-77  76-79  78-79  83  84-87  2,145 n/o  n/o  n/a  n/a  n/a  n/a  n/a  n/o  n/a  n/o  n/a   3,000 69,251 6,498 571     4,501  8,628  inc.  13,378  58,236  3,331  40,253  28,465  8,484  94,619  inc.  112,368  inc.  2,497  inc.  n/a  82,982  65,320  70,021  95,829  15,818  12,066  13,042  300 n/a n/a n/a 395 258 n/o n/a Price Range 540 000 530,000 512,500 519,000 5100,000 $42,500 530,000 5250,000 515,000  $23,000  $24,000  (Rebadged as Corniches in 1971, with 6 3/4L engine.) Corniche Si coupe  $22,500  532,000  $25,000  525,000  536,000  $16,000  516,000  $30,000  $16,000  $16,000  $46,000  $60,000  532,000  533,000  $90,000  550,000  550,000  $65,000  $9,000  57,500  $18,000  $19,000  513,500  518,000  S15,000  515,000  515,000  520,000  $12,000  512,000  513,000  59,500  58,500  54,000  $3,500  55,000  S8,000  $7,000  55,000  55,000  54,500  $4,500  55,000  $5,000  $5,000  $25,000  527,000  $6,000  $6.000  56,000  510,000  56,000  57,000  580 000 560,000 540,000 535,000 $125,000 585,000 540,000 5350,000 (Deduct $100k for RHO or non-factory conversions. Factory-built DHCs are properly termed 'adaptations?) 527,500  525,000  536,000  $27,500 540.000 544,000 $33,000 545,000 $25,000  $24,000 $55,000 532,000 534,000 572,000 $100,000 S46,000 550,000 S143,000 565,000 560,000 575,000  S11,000 59,000 $22,000 525,000   $18,000  D D B D 5/00 C 11/02 B 11/02 B l /U) D (TR2/3, deduct 52,000 for disc wheels, add $750 for overdrive, add $1,000 for factory hard top.) 525,000  B 12/00 525,000  B 12/00 $25,000  B 7/01 $25,000  B 11/98 530,000  B 518,000  C 12/02 520,000  S20,000  515,000  C B C  F D D C C C 3/99 512,500  B 3/99 56,000  55,500  57,000  512.000  510,500  D 5/96 57,000  $7,000  56,500  56,500  $7,500  57,500  57 000  D F C 4/03 C  C  535,000 538,000 510 000 510,000 S10000 515 000 510 000 510.000 107 4/03 4/03

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Motobilia / Carl Bomstead Striking Oil A new breed of collector looks at the vintage signs and gas pumps as "garage art" and wants it bright and shiny, with restorations that far exceed the appearance of anything that would have been used in an early service station T wenty years ago, the small group of collectors who scoured old oil company plants and deserted service stations for signs, cans, gas pumps, and other relics related to the gas and oil industry were looked at as rather an odd lot. In those days there were a couple of swap meets (known as "gas bashes") held each year in the Midwest and on the West Coast, where a few dozen collectors would gather to sell their extra items and swap collecting stories. Today there still are a few gas and oil collectors who scrounge for their treasures (now often referred to as "petroliana"), but the hobby as a whole has gone decidedly mainstream. Two professional publications are now devoted to the hobby and during the season there's a gas bash virtually every week. The oldest of them—now celebrating its 25th anniversary—will be held this April in Fontana, California, in Roy Reed's backyard. Well over a thousand people will attend, and many of the pieces sold there will carry five-digit price tags. The early collectors were looking for any and everything related to their favorite brands, like Poly Gas, Sinclair, Flying A, or Richfield— names now resting in the history books as a result of mergers and ruthless competition. In those first years, paying for an item snatched out of an old garage was considered ridiculous, since collectors were often saving the owner a trip to the dump where most of that "useless junk" ended up anyway. Now the new breed of collectors look at the vintage signs and gas pumps as "garage art" and want it bright and shiny, with restorations that far exceed the appearance of anything that would have been used in an early service station. Auction:  Barrett-Jackson ; Scottsdale, Arizona ; January 22-25, 2004 Highlight: "Specialized Lubrication" Porcelain Display Rack with Grease Guns—Lot 5279 Estimate: None Given Sale Price: $1,495 including 15% buyer's premium works of art. Priced accordingly, buyers were not deterred and shipping companies were kept busy taking the pieces home to new garages. The no-reserve automobilia auction that preceded Barrett-Jackson's car auction was loaded with desirable vintage gas and oil collectibles. Prices, as at any auction, were all over the board, but it's fair to say they tended toward the high end. For example, a Mobile oil rack that would normally contain eight diamond-shaped Fil-Pruf bottles sold for $2,185, including premium. This was a rather astonishing price considering it was missing two bottles and the signs on the rack were in rather rough shape. Complete racks, in much better condition, normally sell for about $1,500. But not everything made over-the-top money. A delightful Englebert Tires die-cut cardboard sign with colorful graphics sold for a reasonable $891. A vendor onsite was offering an identical piece and his sold for $995, so the pricing was consistent here, if not a bit of a deal. Any question as to the maturity of gas and oil collecting would be quickly resolved with a stroll through the vending area at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction. Gas pumps, oil lubesters, neon signs, and other early service station equipment were restored to a level that made them, indeed, One of the more interesting items in the auction was lot 5279, a porcelain "Specialized Lubrication" rack with five different grease guns. It was a generic rack, which detracts from its value, however the excellent condition and unique size were major pluses. Normally these racks are much larger, hold a dozen or so grease guns, and show the wear and tear of their intended use. This one sold at a reasonable $1,495, and would make a delightful conversation piece when displayed with any car collection. Your buddies will be impressed that you perform your own maintenance on your vehicles; just be sure not to let them squeeze the triggers and discover that the grease guns are empty. • 108  Sports Car Market

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Bike Buys / Paul Duchene 1980-2000 Hesketh V1000 The engine lacked torque at low revs and of course, leaked oil in the finest British fashion miraculously  T he Hesketh V1000 received a rapturous reception in 1980 when it was rebirthed from the graveyard that the British motorcycle industry had become. Its financial backer, Lord Hesketh (a former Formula One owner renowned for throwing the best paddock parties) described it as a two-wheeled Aston Martin. The bike looked like a serious contender, sporting a 90-degree, 992-cc V-twin with a twin-cam, four-valve Weslake engine. Writers commented on the restrained elegance of pre-production models and how they harkened back to such classics as Vincents and Brough Superiors. More contemporary comparisons were made with the Ducati 860 GT, though the Hesketh's nickel-plated frame had a nicer finish. The engine had main roller bearings and chain drive to the camshafts. Ignition was electronic; fuel was delivered through two 36mm Dellorto carbs. Front forks were 43-mm Marzocchis, as were the rear shocks. Two disc brakes provided stopping power up front, with one in the rear. But as with so many limited-production cars and bikes, manufacturing problems were many. Teething  Perfect Hesketh Owner:  Owns a turbocharged DeLorean. Fun to ride: ** Ease of maintenance: -.N. Appreciation: Curiosity factor: Years produced: 1982-present Colors: red, black, or dark green Number produced: approx. 350 Engine: 992-a, air-cooled V-twin Transmission: 5-speed Weight: 536 lbs. Price new: approx. $13,000 (1982) Value today: $9,500412,500 ($22,000 new) Cost of full service/tune: Get the books and teach yourself Engine #: front left side or under rear carburetor Frame #: right side of head stock troubles delayed the launch until 1982 and production bikes were found to have clunky transmissions and a bad case of clutch snatch. The engine lacked torque at low revs and of course, leaked oil in the finest British fashion. Hesketh never had any luck finding additional backers and wound up the whole enterprise after about 170 bikes had been built. In 1984 Hesketh development engineer Mick Broom bought the rights to the design. He continues to make small numbers of Heskeths each year and services existing ones through his firm, Broom Development Engineering (www.hesk ethmotorcycles.co.uk). He has also corrected some of the problems with earlier models over the years, making the presence of his modifications, including oil cooling for the rear cylinder and remapped ignition, plus larger wheels and updated forks, a real plus when looking for a used Hesketh. Potential Hesketh buyers will probably have to shop in England, either for a new hand-assembled bike from Broom (about $22,000), or a used one. Many low-mileage examples exist but they're prone to varnished carburetors and clogged internal gas tank filters, so if it won't idle, start with the fuel system. It helps to be six feet tall and beefy if you're planning on riding a Hesketh, as they have a dry weight of 536 pounds and a tall seat height at 33 inches. Cutdown seats are available and the rear axle can be relocated above the swing-arm, which lowers the seat further. Spares and technical support are excellent. The Hesketh Owner's Club (www.owners.hesk ethmotorcycles.co.uk ) claims to be the world's smallest single make club, but its close relationship with the "factory" means it can do things like organize a production run of mufflers for club members. The Hesketh is a legitimately rare bike, especially in the U.S., and certainly a conversation starter in any motorcycle group. Whether it's an important bike or just a four-wheeled Edsel is another conversation, but let's just say that I don't have a garage full of Heskeths that I plan on using to fund my retirement.• Price as tested: $75,865 Likes: Perhaps the best combination of svelte exterior lines and extraordinary interior spaciousness on the market today; magnificent wood and leather; capable all-wheel-drive system that pulled easily through deep snow; strong 335horsepower engine. Gripes: Infuriating navigation system; needlessly complex radio; power trunk lid that could double as a slow guillotine for the unwary; and of course, a ridiculous price for a car with a VW badge on it. Fun to drive: *ter* Fun to look at: mwer Overall ownership experience: 1.1* Verdict: The minute you have to start explaining to someone why you bought a specific car, you've lost. We've never had to explain our Suburban or our E-class to anyone, yet we had to explain why the oversized Passat in our driveway cost $80,000 to everyone. And this is the cheap Phaeton. If you have to have one, wait a couple of years. Heavily subsidized leases today mean cheap resale values tomorrow.—Keith Martin 2004 MERCEDES-BENZ CLK500 CABRIOLET Glovebox Notes A brief look at cars of interest that have passed through the SCM stable. ***ter is best 2004 VOLKSWAGEN PHAETON V8 Price as tested: $64,665 Likes: Great sounding V8, and with 302 hp and 339 lb-ft of torque there's never a shortage of power; easier to get in and out of than a true sports car; beautiful colors are an interior decorator's dream; convenient keyless ignition. Gripes: The big and tall may not fit well, even in the front; back seats have limited use beyond carrying packages; just one tiny, flimsy cup holder; aggravating keyless ignition warning display is the seat-belt buzzer of the 21St century. Fun to drive:** Fun to look at: fror* May 2004 Overall ownership experience: tar* Verdict: With the V8, the CLK cab is something of a mini, soft-top SL, but without as much visual panache or prestige. I liked the car, but the price makes you stop and think—$65k for what is essentially a two-seater? Of course, the back seat area comes in handy when you're doing really serious shopping, and that's worth something, isn't it?—Cindy Banzers 109 Broom Development Engineering

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Neat Stuff / Bengt Halvorson TIRE SHINE  Whether for classic cars or owroom-new SUVs, shiny, showy heels and dark tires are all the age right now. Meguiar's claims s Hot Shine Tire Spray will produce "a deep, black, wet look that lasts for weeks." Regular use helps fight cracking, browning, and premature aging. Comes in an adjustable trigger-spray, 24ounce bottle—enough for about 50 average-size tires. Price: $4.99. Meguiar's, 800.347.5700, www. meguiars.com. PICNIC IN STYLE This durable and elegant aluminum-shell picnic case comes with a complete service for two, with Melamine plates, real wine glasses, tableware, and napkins, plus a cheese knife, cutting board, stainless corkscrew and bottle stopper. Separate spaces for food and wine, along with an insulated area. Green velvet liner, with leather straps to hold items in place. Measures 15 by 10 by 13 inches. Price: $119.95. A.J. Prindle, 866.774.8278, www.ajprindle.com. ROD RUBBER  This spring, Coker is releasing a larger version of its Silvertown Radial line in a 285/70R15 size for hot rod and street rod vehicles. The tires have an impressive 31-inch overall diameter, and carry the original B.F. Goodrich V-Block tread in a polyester/steel radial design for modern performance and wear characteristics. S-rated to 112 mph. Price: $190. Coker Tire, 800.251.6336, vvww.coker.com NO MORE TRUNK THUNK  Stop the sliding around in the trunk and keep all of your spot-cleaning and emergency supplies together with this large-capacity High Road organizer, which measures 18 by 12 by 11 inches. Mesh side pockets are good for emergency tools like flares and flashlights, while the removable inside divider is leak-proof and can hold grocery bags in place and bottles upright. Price: $29.99. Talus, 800.634.8480, www.talusproducts.com . DINER-IN-A-BOX  Classic-car interior expert Howdy Ledbetter's new pre-fabricated kits assemble easily to recreate a '50s-era diner or gas station. The diner measures 16 by 8 feet, and the gas station measures 12 by 8 feet. Both have 92-inch ceilings. Panels are made of 22-gauge galvanized steel coated with Kynar paint. The kit includes an instructional videotape, and all the standing seams simply snap together. Price: $9,900 for gas station, $10,900 for diner. Howdy's Facilities, 510.657.6683, www.hotrodhowdy.com 110  Sports Car Market

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2ND ANNUAL SCM/STEVE AUSTIN'S GREAT VACATIONS GOODWOOD REVIVAL CAR COLLECTOR'S DREAM TOUR TO ENGLAND • AUGUST 30, 2004 - SEPTEMBER 8, 2004 • BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! The SCM Goodwood Revival Tour, a car collector's dream, returns. SCAfers can look forward to some superb events and great camaraderie. The tour will visit factories, car collections, an auction and the 'Holy Grail' for enthusiasts—the 'Goodwood Revival' historic race meeting All this is wrapped with beautiful English countryside touring and highlighted with famous guest speakers and private functions Slated are visits to Jaguar, RollsRoyce and a private viewing of Lord Montague's National Car Collection. Keith Martin, along with specialists from Bonhams, will conduct a preview of the Bonhams Goodwood auction. Martin and Cindy Banzer will offer professional consultation and advice throughout the tour. Celebrity guest speakers enliven our dinners with witty and entertaining presentations along with informative narration. Once again historic racer, Speed Channel celebrity and car guru. Alain de Cadenet will lead an in depth tour of the Goodwood Paddock with the added opportunity of meeting other drivers. New this year. every participant will have a private FM receiver and headset throughout the tour to ensure that every word from the tour leaders and speakers is easily heard The tour also acknowledges the naturally beautiful English countryside We include back roads touring, and lunch at an old village pub Plus, a repeat of one of the most popular events of our first tour, a visit to a small village garage that has morphed into a museum. Add to that 'High Tea' at a medieval inn (complete with a secret escape passage once used by King Charles I) and, we believe, we have a truly great program Please Join us Space is extremely limited, to ensure a quality experience Our Monaco tour sold out very quickly . Cost of Tour $3,275 per person/twin occupancy, $745 single supplement. Air not included. Cost subject to change in relation to the exchange rate with the British pound $600 reservation required to secure your position. CALL OR E-MAIL TODAY: STEVE AUSTIN'S GREAT VACATIONS 1-800-452-8434 EMAIL: STEVEAUSTINC, CANBY.COM

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Twenty Year Picture Hemi Coupes on the Move $100,000 $90,000 — $80,000 $70,000 $60,000 - $50,000 $40,000 $30,000 $20,000 $10,000 — $0 1986  1985  1987 1 988 1989  1990 1991  1992 1993  1994 1995  1996 1997  1998 1999  • 1970 Plymouth Road Runner Hemi  III 1970 Dodge Challenger Rh T Hemi  Mystery Photo Answers When cousin Ernest said he had a "woody" for his four door, I had no idea this is what he was talking about! —Stan Colona, Plano, TX stores the snowplow on the trunk lid when not in use. Cleveland, OH — A turd with a wing is still a turd. Maynard, Redmond, WA — — This is no Mystery Photo. Bubba  Earl Gibbs, Win While doing yet another stint in Joliet, Jake and Elwood crafted this aerodynamic aid in woodshop for the new Bluesmobile. Rob Sass, St Louis, MO A woody sprouts on the Viagra car. — John McNulty, West Winfield, NY Damn, so that's what happened to my VW Camper's back bumper that went missing outside the local Pick Your Part! Peter Zimmermann, Bakersfield, CA The Blues Brothers go NASCAR. Lyons, Boonton Twp., NJ — — Owen For Sale: Actual car from the TV series The Slow and Very Annoyed, which was the pilot for the movie The Fast And The Furious. Complete documentation, serious inquiries only. Hollywood, FL Jim Rosenthal, Annapolis, MD Cop shocks, cop brakes, cop rear wing! We're on a mission from God!—Robert B.(Jake) Unrath D.M.D., Denver, CO You saw it here first: Bob Vila Motorsports Anthony Carboni, Melville, NY — Edition. 112  — •. Here we have a rare photo of Chris Bangle's first attempt at designing a car.— Dave Scagnelli, Bergenfield, NJ Photo caption from the race car engineering textbook: "For vehicles with maximum speeds of less than 100 km/hr, the mass of the wing provides a greater contribution to downforce than its aerodynamic properties."—Jay Mackro, San Juan Capistrano, CA Although his school doesn't have auto shop, Chuck the motor head makes the most of his time in wood shop.—Tony Bruno, Spring City, PA After experimenting with alternate fuels, Bob realized that he would need lots of downforce after filling the gas tank with helium.— Linda Merlino, Ridgefield, CT Having noticed the proliferation of wings on every type of non-sporty car imaginable, Billy Bob decided the picnic table bench would improve the performance of his svelte four-door even more than the standard "trailer-hitch downforce package."—Ed Marker, Aurora, CO It's not a wing, dude, it's a way cool mini picnic table for tailgate parties!— Rich Castiello, Chevy Chase, MD Pa Poodinslci may not know anything about aerodynamics or downforce, but he sure knows how to use a table saw.—Terry D. Moore, Kenmore, WA Okay, we're ready for the tailgate party. Roger Wooley, Portland, OR — Well, it's never going to go fast enough to need a full-width wing. Besides, in a Saskatchewan winter all it will do is collect snow. Peter MacFarlane, via e mail — - And this month's winner of a sure-to-becollectible-someday 1:18 scale model, courtesy of Dave Kinney 's USAppraisal, is Stan Colona, for his arousing interpretation.—Keith Martin• Sports Car Market 2000 2001  2002 2003 j 1970 Plymouth 'Cuda Hemi 2004

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Comments With Your Renewals Why is it that I get club publications from AHCA, AMOC, BDC, BMWCCA, RROC, SVRA, VSCCA, and a few magazines as well, but I always read all of SCM first?—Whit Ball, Exton, PA Expand Alfa Romeo coverage. —Michael Patjens, Spanaway, WA Enjoying seeing the constant evolution of the magazine. Love the variety. Add more opinion and editorial content to join the auction reports. Thanks to you and Cindy for all you do!—Gerry Van Zandt, Portland, OR Love the magazine. Is it possible to include more BMW auction prices?— Taylor Walker, Philadelphia, PA More on how to prepare and present cars effectively for sale.—Jim Scott, Mount Vernon, WA I live for "Bike Buys," not too excited by "Motobilia." Price Guides rule.—Walter Chomentowski, East Lansing, MI Keith, you were great at the Barrett-Jackson auction on Speed Channel. We watched every minute and want more!—Vic & Barbara Skirmants, North Branch, ML Vic and Barbara, getting an SCM 356 is becoming more and more of a possibility. Can we turn to you for advice? - K.M If you added more classified ads, 1 would probably cancel my Hemmings subscription. Great magazine!—Daniel Albert, Santa Barbara, CA The expanded car profiles are great. Can we get some interior/dash photos of the profile cars, please?—George Pluck, San Francisco, CA. George, we are using our expanded page count to do exactly that - add more detailed photos. - K.M. Thanks for sending the mag in plastic so my carrier can't put his grubby hands on my issues.—Pete Zimmerman, Bakersfield, CA This year, I'm purchasing a collectable and you're going to help. Thanks!— Mark Houde, Camden, SC Print all the auction results - pictures on some and then line-item the balance of the cars with condition rating. Also more restoration stories from readers.— Ron Grensky, Jacksonville, OR Please, a little more auction results on 1937-1941 American cars.—Jack Carew, Oshkosh, WI Subscriber since 1994 and you just keep getting better. More "Affordables" would be great.—Lloyd Dahlen, La Jolla, CA one sitting, I've been hooked. Keep up the great writing and insights.—Eric Asmundsson, New York, NY I've had back issues given to me from other collector car buddies. I'm now hooked and must get my own subscription.—David Meek, Eden Prairie, MN Keith, Cindy and team: The magazine keeps getting better. I enjoyed Collecting Porsche—it's a perfect companion to the magazine.—Tom lnnes, Scottsdale, AZ When I received a gift subscription last year, I was skeptical, but after reading the first issue cover-to-cover in read.—Lee Pap ayoti, Houston, 7X Love the magazine. My daily drivers are an '85 Ferrari Testarossa and '85 Lotus Turbo Esprit (Sonny Crockett and Roger Moore).—Robert Evans, Newport, WA The definitive Saturday morning It has just been getting better and better. A great mix of auction covers and car features. I love your opinions and comments—that's what I'm paying for—Thomas Fazio, Lakewood, CO And thanks to all of you for your thoughtful comments and your renewals.—Cindy Banzer and Keith Martin• 100% No Reserve Salt Lake City Estate April 3, 2004 1930 Auburn 4 Or Sedan 1913 Studebaker Touring 4AAAMAPoomagio 1951 Studebaker Champion 1930 Ford Model A Cue Pr7 - .• 1926 Pierce Arrow Coach 1934 Rolls Royce Open Front Town Car t 1966 Fiat 600 1948 Plymouth 4 Or Sedan 1921 Chevy 1 Ton Piaui] - 1948 Packard 4 dr Sedan 1926 Buick 2 dr Sedan 1959 Engel Villager 4 dr IMaoon 1964 Cailtilac Devine Cut. The Osterloh Estate has the Cars Pictured above plus 28 additional cars not pictured! 1928 ESSEN 4 dr Sedan 1909 Sears Runabout Calendar of 'Ilmnet-T•Frraril Puyallup, Washington - Feb 7-8 - 200 cars Portland, Oregon - Mar 27 -150 cars Reno in Me Spring - May1-2 - 250 cars Jackson Hole, Wyoming - July 3-4 -150 cars Hot August Nights - Reno - Aug 5-8 - 800+ cars Sun Valley, Idaho - Sept 4-5 -250 cars D' Efti me_01 May 2004 113 Grk11[1 ikfillg,

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SCM Showcase Gallery Showcase Gallery Ad Just $44/month ($66 non-subscribers). Text - Only Classified Ad Just S15/month ($25 non-subscribers) E-mail Showcase photo (300 dpi jpg) and/or text to artdir@sportscarmarket.com . Or call Kirsten at 503.261.0555 x 202 ; fax 503.253.2234. We will call you for Visa/MC. 25 words max, subject to editing. Deadline is the lot of each month, one month prior to publication. ENGLISH 33 Rolls-Royce 20/25 SUs. Excellent wood and door fit. Manual and tools. $59,500. 510.653.7555, fantasyjunction.com . (CA) 54 Jaguar XK 120 Fantasy Junction, S/N 0222L. Zagato MD209 ultra-lightweight rebody. One of the world's most beautiful cars. Genuine Aston Martin parts and fabulous aluminum bodywork by Andy Palmer. Borrani wires, 4-liter block with Vantage triple Weber carburetion. Car needs to be finished. $135,000. 623.877.7763, sohcit2me@aol.com . (AZ) (GAW 32), Barker Pullman limousine, bodyoff restoration, dark brown/tan leather padded roof, brown Connolly leather front. Tan West of England cloth, rear. Wilton carpets. Division with jump seats. Exquisite wood work, mother of pearl appointments. Great tour car. $49,950, interesting trade considered. Nic, 440.967.0022. (OH) 34 Aston Martin 1.5 litre Mk!! 4-seater t r 63 Jaguar XKE "SE" (special equipment) Roadster. Only 24,700 unrestored original miles. Kept in pristine condition by its only owner. Respray in '63. Runs and drives perfectly. Original factory Mohair top and side curtains. The most original XK 120 on the planet. 51,000 euros. www.docsjags.com . (AZ) 57 Devin 61 Aston Martin DB4 73 Jaguar XKE 2+2 V12 Coupe This is a two-owner Florida car with 61,000 miles showing on the odometer. The mileage is thought to be correct. The car is rustfree and is in excellent original condition. The car features cold a/c, auto trans, 270 hp V12. Blaupunkt AM/FM speakers. The car was repainted approximately ten years ago. $15,900. Bill, 954.410.6253. (FL) 78 Bentley Corniche Convertible This magnificent motorcar has undergone a fresh concours-level restoration. Finished in red w/biscuit leather, black cloth top and restored original tool kit. The fit, finish & detail of this car are among the best. Truly one of the finest XKEs available. $81,500. Hyman Ltd. Classic Cars, 314.524.6000, www.hymanitd.com. (MO) 1934 Ulster engine fitted by works, steel crank and rod engine re-build, good reliable condition. £47,500. 01234 240024. (UK) 35 Bentley 3 1/2-liter Fully-restored sports racer that is also streetable. Purported to be the first Devin with the "D" body to be built and verified by the late Mr. Devin shortly before his death. Frame off to the tube chassis, 1300 cc Alfa Veloce motor and 5-spd close ratio trans. New Dunlops, on board fire system, fuel safe cell, Halibrand quick change diff, coil over and independent suspension. Restoration documentation available. Car is immaculate. $85,000 US. Glenn Sipe, 901.755.1977, 901.485.3048. (OR) S/N B129EJ, Rippon Brothers Ltd. alloy coupe. 1935 Olympia show car. Rebuilt engine with BDC 0/0 installation, sunroof. Excellent throughout with recent concours win. $57,500. Fantasy Junction, 510.653.7555, fa ntasyjunction.com . (CA) 54 Jaguar XK-120 SE Drophead 3-owner California car showing 41,000 miles, believed correct. Original red leather interior. Engine prepared to M-spec with 2" sand cast 114 3.4 litre roadster. Recent complete restoration with matching numbers. Original factory color, Carmen red/Cinnamon hides, tan canvas top. Rebuilt engine, new wiring harnesses, Burled walnut center dash. Runs and drives perfectly. Laycock de Normanville factory electric overdrive. High speed steel belted radial tires. Matching tan canvas tonneau. $84,750. 480.951.0777. www.docsjags.com . (AZ) 59 Jaguar XK 150 "S" 63 Jaguar XKE Mason's black/tan leather & tan top. Fully equipped inc. CD player. Full history and all accessories. A very rare example in exceptional condition. $55,000 Charles Crail Automobiles, 805.568.1934. www.charlescrailcom. (CA) 95 Triumph Daytona Super 111 immommoromm■mmum Aluminum lightweight, street legal. Built in mid 80's. Runs and appears as new. Full race history including several Targa Florio, Grand Prix Nikburgring, & other German, Dutch Oldtimers vintage races. Full FIA papers. RAC MSI. In original factory colors. 3.8 litre 320 HP. Very Important from the most respected name in Jaguars, Doc's Jags 480. 951.0777. $P0A. www.docsjags.com . (AZ) 64 MOB Mint, original condition, 18,000 miles. One of fifty in the US. Factory built hot-rod: motor by Cosworth, Alcon 6 pot calipers, gobs of factory carbon fiber, 6-speed, Sebring stainless "off-road" exhaust. The perfect gentleman's express for the true Anglophile. $7,000. Tony Cestare, 817.343.3970, acestare@comcast.net . (TX) 97 Azure Convertible Red/Black. #GHN3L36334. Restored mid1980's, now freshened and an excellent and reliable driver. Featured in Sports Car Market (Sept. & Oct. 2001). $11,900. 607.266.0133 or mls12@yahoo.com ; www.geocities.com/mIs12/MGB.html . (NY) Racing Green with Magnolia leather. Chrome wheels. 19,000 miles only. Full service history. £115,000. www.frankdale.com . Tel 0208 847 5447. (UK) Sports Car Market

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SCM Showcase Gallery 00 AC CRS, 4-rotor Mazda factory race engine, carbon tub, Motu, Penskes. Raced at Le Mans 2002. Spare body, molds, wheels, misc. $125,000. jimdowning@downingatlanta. com , 770.457.6300. (GA) GERMAN Porsche Guards Red with silver centre stripe, 2,200 miles, 1 owner from new, MOT, full Grey leather interior, 5 Itr V8 engine, 5 speed manual, silver wheel centres with spinners, full CRS factory specification CD/Radio, alarm-immobiliser, weather equipment, chrome roll bars, A truly charming example of a modern day AC. £34,995. (UK) FRENCH 28 Bugatti Type 38A 54 Mercedes-Benz 220A cabriolet 100% original, 28,000 miles, rare plaid interior, perfect showroom condition in and out. Likely best in existence. $16,900. 630.202.4979. (IL) 95 928 GTS Automatic Complete, true nut and bolt restoration. This top show car has received Amelia Island Blue ribbon, AACA Grand National and countless other awards. A/C trailer is included in sale. Restoration shop is representing the sale for the owner. 954.920.3303, contact@classics workshop.com . (FL) Porsche 550 Spyder This restored Grand Sport Tourer is finished in French Racing Blue w/tan leather. The chassis, body & engine are original components & the car has had a comprehensive mechanical restoration by a a well-known Bugatti specialist. $179,500. Hyman Ltd. Classic Cars, 314.524.6000, www.hymanitd.com . (MO) 77 Citroen 2CV Runs well, unrestored, average general condition, blue. Photos available. jim.downing@downingatlanta.com . 54,950. 770.457.6300. (GA) 01 WR S/N 5989, solid and strikingly original car with 39,790. Ex-John Mecom. The only Superfast with cloth interior. Very good mechanicals. 5295,000. Fantasy Junction, 510.653.7555, fantasyjunction.com . (CA) Perfect car, 63,000 miles. Timing belt replaced and major service recently done by well known Porsche specialist. $44,900. Rob at 828.658.3871. hef2@charter.net . (NC) 00 Porsche GT3R 13,200 original miles. Available at the Frank Pierce Estate Auction conducted by Potts on April 24th in Chickamauga, Georgia. For further information contact Rick Potts at 800.601.2888. (GA) 74 Ferrari 308 Dino Titled as a '56 Porsche, silver/black darts, 1350 lbs with 186 hp T-1 motor. 911 cooling, detach roll bar, Nardi, 2500 miles. $28,000. 502.253.5666 for pics/info. (KY) 66 Volkswagen Deluxe Bus S/N 692068. 6' Place at 2000 Le Mans with Gunnar Racing. Updated to RS specs. Mechanically and cosmetically freshened. Needs nothing. Track ready. 5112,500. Fantasy Junction, 510.653.7555, fantasy lunction.com . (CA) RAUAN Correctly restored, beautiful and authentic. $18,000. 714.279.0174. (CA) CARSKATES MAKES A 2-CAR GARAGE INTO A 3-CAR GARAGE • Move cars, trucks, trailers in any direction • Makes storage easy • Fits all tire widths • Capacity 6,000 lbs, set of 4 • 8" x 16" x 1/4" steel platform • I-1.D. 3" casters • $130 set of 4 (s&h adcf1) • 2 sets $120 each (s&h add'h • Same day shipping Satisfaction or your money back! P & J PRODUCTS 988 Gordon Lane, Birmingham, MI 48009 Toll-Free Phone (888) 647-1879 • Fax (248) 356-1066 www.carskates.com May 2004 Photos, www.valutcars.com . 62 Maserati 350061 Competizione Red, aluminum fuel tank, factory large intake cold air box, factory gearshift, and Monza fuel filler. Engine rebuilt with Ross forged pistons, all bearings, etc. replaced, SCCA period rally history, fully trimmed and restored. Car was originally prepared for 1973 DeTomaso Pantera 76 Porsche 914 2.0 1962 Tour de France. FIA and FIVA papers applied for. Would qualify for all major historic events. Ideal for Colorado Grand Tour Auto etc. meford464@aol.com . S55,000 ovno. Mary Ellen Ford, 434.973.8160. (VA) 65 Ferrari 500 Superfast 63K. New sills, clutch, water pump, cam belts, hoses, brakes, window channels, MOT & carpets. Crisp powerful rebuilt engine runs on synthetic lube, oil tight and smoke free. Stainless exhaust. White with red velour. Dino wheels and hubcaps as Bertone designed. Utterly reliable. To finance next Ferrari will accept £12,000. 0191- 5485046 or E-mail lesarrowsmith@tiscali.co.uk . (UK) Ariang. P_/ ' 0104Pe REST OR ATIONS Twenty years dedicated to the meticulous restoration of the world's finest exotic, vintage and classic motor cars. APPRAISING SERVICES AVAILABLE: DECLARED VALUE • LOSS DAMAGE • ESTATES 2347 GOLD RIVER ROAD • SUITE N • GOLD RIVER, CA 95670 115

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SCM Showcase Gallery 83 Ferrari 308 GTB QV (Euro) 01 Ll_ - JAPANESE 73 240Z 20,000 miles, recent 30K service, new tires, car is red with black interior. This car is exceptional inside and outside. You will not find a better 308 DV. Just bought a 355 and need the room. $37,500. 619.429.4636, decosales@aol.com . (CA) 91 Alfa Romeo Spider Velcoe 11= 68 Camaro Historic T.A. #80 59,000 original miles, car is all original including paint and interior. The only known changes are SU carbs and updated coil. This car was a display piece at Nissan dealer for over 15 years, looks and drives as new. $18,000. laser@marlow.net . (FL) AMERICAN 31 Cadillac V16 Fleetwood roadster Red w/tan int. 4 Cylinder, Automatic 4,399mi. YES! 4,399 Original Miles. One Owner, Window Sticker, Books, Records, Tools still in predelivery plastic bag. This is a true collectible. You will not find another opportunity like this! 519,995. Phone 847.247.0447 or visit our web site: northshoresportscars.com . (IL) 91 Lamborghini Diablo black/tan, s/n 12144.5K miles, factory wing. Warranty book autographed by original owner, Rod Stewart. All books and tools. Excellent condition. $114,500. 614.354.6605. (OH) 98 Ferrari 3558 100% original vehicle, 79,296.0 miles, garage kept its whole life, everything works, no rust, never been hit!, very, very clean, never been smoked in, must see, must sell. S11,500 obo. 818.548.8062 days, 818.352.7705 evenings. (CA) This magnificent motor tor has undergone a restoration to concours standards. This is the last of 105 V16 roadsters to have been built. One of the finest V16 Cadillacs known. Please call us for full details. $355,000. Hyman Ltd. Classic Cars. 314.524.6000. www.hymanitd.com . (MO) 36 Cord Westchester Richard Petty Pontiac Grand - Prix 325 hp, custom body kit, 19" wheels, navigation, premium audio and entertainment system, Connolly leather, truly one of a kind sport luxury car. Contact Canepa Design, 831.423.5704, www.canepa.com . (CA) Custom "One-Off" show car. Created by Canepa Design & Danny Sullivan to commemorate Petty Racing's 50th Anniversary. Contact Canepa Design, 831.423.5704, www.canepa.com . (CA) 93 Chevrolet Corvette S/N ZFFXR41A4W0111485, silver w/natural interior, 7500 miles, Tubi exhaust, Challenge panel, books, tools, records, perfect. $90,000. Michael, 215.450.0700. (PA) 100% restoration to highest standards. ACD Certified. Drives comfortably, reliably at freeway speeds. Impossible to duplicate at S65,000. Details, photos from blearlingdigitalusa.net , 352.465.4478. (FL) WANTED An absolutely serious buyer wants any European antique classi«ars, Jaguar, AustinHealey, MG, Morgan, Triumph, 356, 190SL, Alfa Romeo, Riley, Land Rover, Singer, also pre-war cars and other interesting European cars in any condition, any location. Please call Steve's British Connection. sbinc@aol.com. 630.553.9023 phone ; 815.786.3372 fax. East Coast runner 70-74. Great documentation. Log book, results, photos. Pro restoration, legal every aspect, best of everything. Clean, fresh, race ready for Historic TAs this summer. $110,000. Jerry, 541.549.6521, doubleit@bendcable.com . (OR) 70 Mercury Cougar XR7 7.3-liter turbo diesel, 20 mpg, excellent tow vehicle, over 5100,000 in exterior, interior and performance upgrades. Priced to sell! Contact Canepa Design, 831.423.5704, www.canepa.com . (CA) Lincoln IS "Sport Edition" show car Convertible, 40th Anniversary. Auto, air bogs, white leather, alarm, sport seats, Bose, loaded, great cond. $15,900. 510.299.7610. (CA) Ford Excursion "Show Truck" Take a Porsche Test Drive in Your Easy Chair! The The Complete ed 7166"1 tory Aft Duane SpPorei AMU 888-237-4359 116 Auto Books .P www.RPMAutoBooks.co GermanCarPortal.com Over 1,100 links German Car Newsfeed Dealer Listings Event Listings I $1 vvoRKsir hostworks.com 303-539-1839 Sports Car Market

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Resource Directory Advertise in the SCM Resource Directory. Call 877.219.2605 x204 for information, e-mail: scmadvert@sportscarmarket.com. AUCTION COMPANIES Artcurial-Briest-Poulain-Le Fur. 33-01 42 99 20 20, fax 33-01 42 99 20 21. Maison de vente aux encheres, 7, RondPoint des Champs Elysees, 75008 Paris. e-mail: artcurial@auction.fr. www.poulainle-funcom. (FR) Barrett-Jackson Auction. 480A21.6694, fax 480.421.6697. 3020 North Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251. e-mail: info@barrett-jackson.com. www.barrettjacicson.com . (AZ) Bonhams. 415.391.4000, fax Branson Collector Car Auction, 800.335.3063, contact Jim Cox, fax 417.336.5616, 1316 W. Hwy. 76, Suite 199, Branson, MO, 65616. www.bransonauction.com . (MO) Christie's. 310.385.2699, fax 310. 385.0246.360 N. Camden Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. www.christies.com . (CA) 415.391.4040. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94103; Montpelier St., Knightsbridge, London, SW7 1HH., fax 44.207.585.0830. www.bonhams.com . (CA) APPRAISALS Dana Mecum Auction Company. 815.568.8888, fax 815.568.6615. P.O. Box 422, Marengo, IL 60152. www.mecumauction.com . (IL) eBay Motors, a part of eBay Dave Brownell's Vintage Auto Appraisals. Phone 802.362.4719; fax 802.362.3007. 25-plus years experience nationwide and internationally. Single cars or entire collections. Brass cars to contemporary supercars. Complete services from pre-purchase to insurance, donation, estate, expert witness. E-mail: dbrownell@sprynet.com. (VT) Charles W. Clarke. Phone.fax: 860.658.2714. Automotive consultant and appraiser. Hartford, Connecticut area base. State of Connecticut licensed. 40-plus years automotive experience, appraisals and wherewithal to address most any situation. We travel. E-mail: cwc-cars@cox.net. (CT) Cosmopolitan Motors LLC. 206.467.6531, fax 206.467.6532. Complete appraisal services for any and all vehicles of particular note. Over 1 billion dollars in worldwide experience. We will help you in your time of need: We negotiate for you. Settlements, insurance, disputes, estates, pre-purchase, donations, etc. E-mail: appraisals@cosmopolitanmotors.com. (WA) USAppraisal.  Inc. List your car for sale for only $40 and pay $40 more when it sells. Visit the "Services" section on www.ebaymotors.com for more details. 44.1925 730630, fax 44.1925 730830 Whitegate Farm, Hatton Lane, Hatton, Cheshire, UK. WA4 4BZ info@classic-auctions.co.uk , www.classic-auctions.com . (UK) Kruse International. 800.968.4444, fax 260.925.5467. P.O. Box 190, Auburn, IN 46706. www. kruseintemational.com . (IN) Kensington Motor Group, Inc. 631.537.1868, fax 631.537.2641. P.O. Box 2277, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. KenMotor@aol.com. (NY) H&H  Classic  Auctions. Palm Springs Auctions Inc. Keith McCormick. 760.320.3290, fax 760.323.7031. 244 N. Indian Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, CA 92262. classiccarauction.com . (CA) RM Auctions, Inc. 800.211.4371, fax 519.351.1337 One Classic Car Dr., Blenheim, ON NOP 1AO. www.rmauctions.com. (CAN) Russo and Steele. 602.252.2697, www.russoandsteele.com. (AZ) Silver Auctions. 800.255.4485, 2020 N. Monroe, Spokane, WA 99205. silver@silverauctions.com ; www.silverauctions.com. (WA) Santiago Collector Car Auctions. 800.994.2816, fax 405.843.6251. 7321 N. Classen Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73116. E-mail Rocky: rockydb5 @sbcg loba I. net . (OK) Spectrum Auctions. 818.999.0832, fax 818.999.0816. 23295 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills, CA 91364. www.spectrumauctions.com . (CA) May 2004  703.759.9100. 25 years experience with collector automobiles, available nationwide. Call or visit our Web site. David H. Kinney, ASA (Accredited Senior Appraiser, American Society of Appraisers). E-mail: dhlcinney@usappraisal .com; www.usappraisal.com. (VA) Joseph L. Troise Appraisals. 415.332.8183. On-site inspection and evaluation of classic and contemporary cars. Covering northern & mid-California & Tahoe/Reno. Prompt, personal, professional and affordable service for insurance, legal, IRS and pre-purchase inspection. Free phone consultations. joetro@ pacbell.net; http://www.oldcarpricing .com. (CA) Auto  800.848.2886. Appraisal  610.645.5595. Featherman  &  Co.  Inc. Scott Featherman has over 20 years experience and is both a certified IAAA appraiser and ASE master technician. Complete services include appraisals, pre-purchase inspections, expert witness and advisory. Personal, prompt, confidential—available nationwide. For more information, see our ad this issue. E-mail: scott@feathco.com, Web: www.FeathermanCo.com . (PA) AUTOMOBIUA Spyder Enterprises: 831.659.5335, fax 831.659.5335 Since 1980, providing serious collectors with the finest selection of authentic, original vintage posters, pre-war thru mid-1960s; mainly focused on Porsche, Ferrari, Mercedes, & racing. Producer of "Automobilia Monterey" August 10-12, 2004. Halon Fire Extinguishers; Porsche 356 leather accessories; Ferrari repro tool kit, 250-330. 38-page list of memorabilia via email at singer356@aol.com or www.vintageautoposters.com . (CA) www.arteauto.com-1' art et l'automobile gallery and auction house website. 631.329.8580. Our site features drawings, paintings, prints, vintage posters, photos, sculptures, objects, toys, models, books, literature, memorabilia, and more from the beginning of the automobile to date. View online and mail order automobilia auction lots at www.arteauto.com . Email: jvautoart@aol.com. (NY) BUYSELLGENERAL Nationwide, over Group. 248.557.2880. 50 offices. Certified Appraisals. Pre-purchase inspections, insurance matters, charitable donations, resale values, estates, expert witness. Onsite inspections. Confidential. vvvvvv.autoappraisalgroup.com."Not just one man's opinion of value." (VA) Classic  Car  Research. fax 248.557.3511. 15 years in business, IAAA, for loans, estates, divorce, insurance and pre-purchase. Detroit area, will travel. www.jinkclassiccars.com or kawifreek@msn.com. (MI) Dean V. Kruse. 260.927.1111, fax 260.920.2222. Certified appraiser with 35 years in the business, appraisals completed for most of nationwide banks and insurance companies. Kruse International auctions more than 10,000 collector cars per year. One car or collections, donators, estates, disputes, pre-purchase inspections, attorneys, buyers, sellers. All inquiries kept confidential. E-mail: dIcruse@myvine.com. (IN) Fantasy Junction. 510.653.7555, fax 510.653.9754, www.fantasy junction.com, e-mail sales@fantasyju nction.com. Specializing in European collectible autos and racing cars from the 1920s to the 1970s, with over 50 cars in stock. Bruce Trenery has over 25 years experience in this business, Cosmopolitan Motors LLC. 206.467.6531, fax 206.467.6532. 2030 8th Ave., Seattle, WA 98121. Experts in collector cars worldwide. Whether buying, selling, evaluating, consigning or appraising, we cut the edge on the current market. Over 1 billion dollars in worldwide experience. Top prices paid; from one car to entire collections, condition and location are no obstacles. "We covet the rare and unusual, whether pedigreed or proletarian." E-mail: sales@ cosmopolitanmotors.com. (WA) eBay Motors, a part of eBay Inc. The World's Online Marketplace. Consistently ranked the best automotive site on the Web by Nielsen.NetRatings. Everyday drivers, collector cars, auto parts and accessories, motorcycles and automobilia. List your car for sale for only $40 and pay $40 more when it sells. Every vehicle transaction is covered by $20,000 in free insurance. Visit the "Services" section on www.ebaymotors.com for more details. based in the East Bay area. Clients and contacts worldwide with satisfaction as the hallmark. 1145 Park Ave., Emeryville, CA 94608. (CA) Grand Prix Classics. 858.459.3500, fax 858.459.3512. Specialize in the buying, selling trading and consignment of historic sports cars and racing cars. Been in business for 25 years and maintain an inventory of 15 to 20 historic cars. Large extensive poster inventory. Located at 7456 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92037. www.grandprixclassics.com E-mail: info@grandprixclassics.com. (CA) Hyman Ltd. 314.524.6000. One of the largest dealers of quality collector cars in the US with over 100 cars in stock. We act as principle in the acquisition of collector cars and are aggressive buyers for complete collections. Our specialties include Europeans sports cars and full classics. We try hard to offer something you have never heard of? Select consignments considered. www.hymanitd.com. (MO) Oldtimer Garage. 41.31.819 00 00, fax 41.31.819 51 91. Gurbestrasse 3, CH-3125, Toffen, Bern, Switzerland. www.oldtimergarage.com . (CH) www.historicalcars.com We BuyWe Sell-We Find. Europe.US.Asia.Far East. If you are looking to buy or sell a vehicle(s) with historic or collector appeal, try us. 30 years of experience, your satisfaction our priority. Any time—Any place—Anywhere. www.historicalcars.com . 415.777.2000, CLASSIC CAR TRANSPORT Cosdel  International. fax 415.543.5112. Now in its 33rd year of international transport. Complete service, including import.export, customs clearances, DOT and EPA, air/ocean, loading and unloading of containers. Contact Martin Button, e-mail: info@cosdel.com; www.cosdel.com. (CA) Passport Transport. 800.325.4267, fax 314.878.7295. Classic and specialty cars delivered anywhere in the USA. Special event services, including Pebble Beach, Monterey Historics, BarrettJackson, and Auburn. Standard-of-theindustry service since 1970. www.pass porttransport.com . (MO) Intercity Lines, Inc. 800.2213936, fax 413.436.9422. Rapid, hassle-free, coast-to-coast service. Insured, enclosed transport for your valuable car at affordable prices. State-of-the-art satellite transport tracking. Complete service for vintage races, auctions, relocations. www.intercitylines.com . (MA) PC BEAR Auto Transport specializing in all types: hobby, collector vehicles, toys, neat old stuff, regular cars, parts, and winching. Life long car nut. Equipment serviced and maintained by me. Clean driving record since 1959 in all states. ICCMC, US DOT insured. I sleep in my truck while transporting. Inspection and check delivery service. Door to door delivery. PC Bear, 135 117

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Broad St., Akron, PA 17501. 717.8591585. Talk to me anytime. Thank you. (PA) Concours Transport Systems. 253.973.3987, fax 253.851.4707. Enclosed auto transport nationwide. Lift gate loading, experienced personnel. Classic & exotic cars. Special events—fully insured. Fred Koller, owner. frecikoller@concourstransport .com, www.concourstransport.com . (WA) COLLECTOR CAR FINANCING J.J. Best Banc & Company. 800.USA.1965, fax 508.945.6006. The largest national leader on Antique, Classic, Exotic, Rod and Sports Cars with rates starting at 4.99% and long terms from 5 to 12 years. Call, fax or e-mail your application today for quick 10 minute approval. Efficient and professional service is what you deserve so don't hesitate, call us today to be in the driver's seat of your dream car tomorrow. wwwjjbest.com . (MA) COLLECTOR CAR INSURANCE American Hobbyist Insurance. 800395.4835. From "brass & wood" antiques to modem day classics, our program accepts a wide range of collector vehicles. Enjoy excellent coverage & low "collector" rates. No stn -t mileage limitations in most states. Call toll-free or visit us online at AmericanHobbyist.com . (FL) American Collectors Insurance. 800360.2277. We've been taking the hassle-and expense-out of insuring collector vehicles since 1976. Get the collector coverage you need, at a price you won't believe! Visit us online for an instant rate quote, www.AmericanCol lectors.com, or call toll-free. Available in all states except AK and HI. (NJ) Hagerty Collector Car Insurance. 800.922.4050. Collector cars aren't like their late-model counterparts. These classics actually appreciate in value so standard market policies that cost significantly more won't do the job. With Hagerty, we'll agree on a fair value and cover you for the full amount. No prorated claims, no hassles, no games. See what Hagerty can do for you! Call. 800.922.4050, or visit our Web site at: www.hagerty.com. (MI) 203.267.7700, fax 203.267.7773. With over 20 years of experience specializing in exotic, classic and vintage autos, our Lease.Purchase plan is ideal for those who wish to own their vehicle at the end of the term as well as those who like to change cars frequently. Our Simple Interest Early Termination plan allows you the flexibility of financing with the tax advantages of leasing. We make leasing as simple as turning the key. www.WhyNotLease.com. (CT) Putnam Leasing. 866.90.LEASE (866.9053273). Never get in a car with strangers. Custom-tailored, leaseto-own financing for your dream car. Easy, fast and dependable. Exclusive leasing agent for Barrett-Jackson, Cavallino and Ferrari Club of America 2004 International Meet. Go with people you trust. Call toll free or visit www.PutnamLeasing.com. (CT) COLLECTOR CAR LEASING Premier  Financial  PHOTOGRAPHY Bob Dunsmore Racing Photography. PO Box 80008, Multnomah, OR 97280. 503.244.4646. Email: photoraces@aol.com. (OR) RESTORATION.GENERAL CARS of Pittsburgh, Inc. 866.877.8866, fax 412.653.3798. Complete classic and custom auto restoration / fabrication. Metal repair, polishing, and plating. Pre-purchase inspection, appraisals and title services. The most customer friendly restoration company in the world. See our ad in this issue for more information. 1147 Cochran's Mill Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15236. davidsteffan@carsofpgh .com, www.carsofpgh.com . (PA) Guy's Interior Restorations. 503.224.8657, fax 503.223.6953. Award-winning interior restoration. Leather dyeing and color matching. 431 NW 9th, Portland, OR 97209. (OR) SPORTS AND COMPETITION . , , - /ma Vintage Racing Services, Inc. StepOustin's AUTOMO ILIA Limited Edition Art & Collectibles 1638 SE 11th Ave Canby, OR 97013 (503) 266-4079 or (800) 452-8434 email: steveaustin@canby.com wvvw.steveaustinsautomobilia.com 118 Official Organizer of SCM's Historic and Collector Car Tours email: stephanie@wtpdx.com  503.231.5103  800.594.0805  Services. 203.386.0486, 1785 Barnum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614. Vintage race car restoration, preparation and race track support at events throughout North America; in Europe and South America by arrangement. Historic Rally Support. www.vintageracingservices. corn. (CT) (ARI/VRS), 203-377-6745, VINTAGE EVENTS The Colorado Grand. 1,000 mile tour of western Colorado. Pre1961 sports cars. Frank Barrett. 970.926.7810, fax 970.926.7835. (CO) ENGLISH Hyman Ltd. 314524.6000. One of the largest dealers of quality collector cars in the US with over 100 cars in stock. We act as principal in the acquisition of collector cars and are aggressive buyers for complete collections. Our specialties include Europeans sports cars and full classics. We try hard to offer something you have never heard of Select consignments considered. www.hymatiltd.com. (MO) Re p a i rs/Restora tions/Race International Motor Car Repair, Inc. ph.fax 845.226.9027, Hopewell Junction, NY. Specializing in the repair of all British cars. Factory trained Rolls-Royce and Jaguar technician. Located an hour and a half from the New York Metropolitan area. Pickup and delivery arranged. Call Jeff Palmer°. (NY) 503.6433225, fax 503.646.4009. Jim Feldman, 11955 SW Faircrest St., Portland, OR 97225-4615 USA. AC restoration specialist. 35 years experience. Partial to full restorations done to street or concours standards. (OR) AC Owner's Club Limited. 503.6433225, fax 503.646.4009. US Registrar: Jim Feldman, 11955 SW Faircrest St., Portland, OR 97225-4615 USA. The World's largest organization of AC owners and enthusiasts. AC ownership not required. Monthly magazine. (OR) JAVF  Restorations,  AC 888.4AHCUSA, fax 503.528.0533. Austin-Healey  Club  Austin-Healey Inc. fax Austin-Healey Club of America, 877.5.HEALEY, fax 704.283.7765, www.healeyclub.org. P.O. Box 3220, Monroe, NC 28111-3220. With 45 affiliated regional clubs throughout North America, The AHCA offers its members monthly color magazine, fullcolor calendar, technical support, book discounts, sourcing for Austin-Healey suppliers and services, annual Conclave, and connection to 4,000 Healey enthusiasts worldwide. For further information, contact membership@he aleyclub.org. (NC) 8002 NE Hwy 99, Ste B PMB 424, Vancouver, WA 98665-8813. Oldest national Austin-Healey club and factory club heritage. The resource for all current and future owners. Members receive Austin-Healey Magazine, Resource Book, calendar, tech assistance, book discount. Annual dues still just $35. Visa/MC accepted. Visit our Web site: www.healey.org. (OR) USA. Rocky Santiago. 405.843.6117, fax 405.843.6251. 7321 N. Classen Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73116. Specializing in Aston Martins, all years, all conditions. Buy.sell.consign. If you are buying or selling, please call. Also have Healeys, MGs, Triumphs, etc. (OK) Automotive Restorations, Inc. Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (ARINRS), 203377.6745, fax 203.386.0486, 1785 Bamum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614. Classic, special interest and race cars. Sales, restoration and transportation. w ww.VintageRacingServices.com , www. AutomotiveRestorations.com . (CT) Aston Martin Owners Club East Coast and Canada Contact: Robert Stockman, Chairman: 386.446.8081 386.445.6000 rmsamrad@pcfl.com 20 Marbella Court, Palm Coast, FL 32137 Sponsors many events including social, 530.241.8337. 1530 Charles Drive, Redding, CA 96003. 6-Cylinder Aston Martin DBs our specialty, from DB2 through DB6. All Astons welcome, along with other 1950s and 1960s British and European sports and classics. We do it all, from engine overhaul to show-winning paintwork. We buy Astons. www.kevinkayrestora tions.net. (CA) Kevin  Aston Martin Kay  Restorations. Travel begins here . . . Stephanie Warrington The Official Travel Agent for Sports Car Market Specializing in International Travel, Custom Vacations & Groups 700 NE Multnomah, #478 Portland OR 97232 World Travel Inc. Sports Car Market

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concours and speed throughout the year from the east coast to the Mississippi. Historical information, technical resources and sales information relating to old and new cars available to members. (FL) Jaguar Jaguar Clubs of North America. 888.CLUBJAG, Write: JCNA, 1000 Glenbrook Road, Anchorage, KY 40223. Join the primary organization of Jaguar enthusiasts in US.Canada. 52 local clubs provide social and other activities. JCNA sponsors championships in concours, rally, slalom. Members receive bi-monthly Jaguar Journal magazine. www.jcna.com . (KY) JAGUAR PARTS AT WHOLESALE PRICING Huge Factory Fresh Original Parts Inventory Ready To Ship To/Overnight Delivery CALL MONTE SHELTON JAGUAR: JAGUAR 1-800-819-5681 847.247.0447. Authorized Agent for Morgan Motor Company. Sales, Service, Restoration for all vintage British Marques. Always buying clean original and restored examples. Austin-Healey, Jaguar, MG, Triumph. Visit our Web site, northshoresports cars.com. Lake Bluff, IL Northshore  Sportscars. Automotive Restorations, Inc. Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (ARLVRS), 203377.6745, Rolls-Royce/Bentley 203.386.0486, 1785 Barnum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614. Classic, special interest and race cars. Sales, restoration and transportation. VintageRacingServices. corn, AutomotiveRestorations.com . (CT) Peter Hageman, Vintage Automobiles. 206.954.1961, fax 425.287.0660. P.O. Box 554, Kirkland, WA 98033. Prewar European autos, Bentley and Rolls-Royce, specializing in vintage Bentleys. (WA) ALFA ROMEO Parts 888.750.ALFA (2532). Call for free catalog. New and used parts, accessories, restoration, modification, and information for Giulietta through 164. We know the cars and we have the parts. Visit www.centerlinealfa.com for frequent updates on new items. (CO) Jon Norman's Alfa Parts. 510.525.9435, fax 510.524.3636. Large selection of parts from 1900 series to Milano. Efficient, personal service. 1221 Fourth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710. (CA) Centerline–Alfa  Parts. May 2004  fax Morgan 800.788.4435, 434.973.0555, fax 434.973.2368. Est. 1971. Over 90,000 Alfa. Fiat. Lancia parts, 1956 to present, in stock, ready to ship. Fast, knowledgeable service + same day shipping! FREE 76 page catalog. www.intemational-auto.com . (VA) Performance Motoring Associates 831338.9703, fax 831.338.2031. PMA Racing since 1981. Over 20 Alfa Romeos in stock, ready for your custom restoration. Specialists in vintage race car preparation for over 20 years. Sebring suspensions and lightweight body panels for 750, 101, and 105 series Sprints, Spiders and GTV's. E-mail alleake@aol.com. 12895 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, CA 95006. www.alfa romeorestorations.com . (CA) Re International  Auto  Parts - time for straight advice on the market. Finder's fee gladly paid. Randy Simon. (CA) Re - Originals. 713.849.2400, fax 713.849.2401. THE US source for original, complete seats and covers, bulk upholstery materials, original rubber mats and gaskets, original European taillights, headlights, grilles, windshields. Visit www.reoriginals.com for complete listing. (TX) Gentry Lane Lamborghini. 416.535.9900, fax 416.535.8152. Also Canada's largest Ferrari parts inventory. Under new ownership. Call today with your needs. Jason Popovich. (ON) Originals. 713.849.2400, fax 713.849.2401. THE US source for original, complete seats and covers, bulk upholstery materials, original rubber mats and gaskets, original European taillights, headlights, grilles, windshields. Visit www .reoriginals.com for complete listing. (TX) Nasko's Imports. 503.771.1472, 5409 SE Francis, Portland, OR 97206. Oregon's oldest and most respected Alfa repair and performance tuning facility. Milano spoken here! Ask about our used Alfas for sale. Fast work, fair prices. (OR) Repairs/Restoration Dan Sommers's Veloce Motors. 503.274.0064. 1425 NW Flanders, Portland, OR 97209. More than two decades of helping Alfa, Ferrari, and Lamborghini owners keep their cars on the road while not emptying their bank accounts. Other Italian cars serviced as well. (OR) FERRARI/MASERATI/LAMBORGHINI Ron Tonkin Gran Turismo. Sales, 800.547.4455, 503.255.7560. Service and Parts, 800.944.6483,503.257.9655. America's oldest and most dedicated Ferrari dealer. New and used exotic cars. Also, huge parts department with fast, fast service. 203 NE 122nd Ave., Portland, OR 97203. (OR) Garry Roberts & Company. 949.650.2690, fax 949.650.2730. 922 Sunset Dr., Costa Mesa, CA 92627. Specializing in sales of Ferrari and other exotics. Consignments, brokerage services, references available. Extensive computer database. Whether buying or selling, call. (CA) 1963 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Coupes and Roadsters. You do not nave to be an owner to belong. Member benefits include: twelve monthly magazines per year plus a national convention that rotates its location around the country. Also, reproduction parts and much more. (CA) Mercedes - Symbolic Motor Car Company. 858.454.1800, fax 858.454.1890. 7440 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92307. Largest dealer of exotic Ferraris, Jaguars, Alfas and other cars in the world. Always a superb array of important cars on display. Interesting trades always considered. www.symbolicmotors.com. (CA) Michael Sheehan. 949.646.6086, fax 949.646.6978. Always looking for cars to buy, from rare one-offs to serial production ordinaries. Ferrari, Lamborghini, Lotus—call me first or call me last, I'll make you the best cash offer. Buyers, let me use my 20,000-car database to help you find a car, or verify the history of one you are looking at. www.ferraris-online.com. (CA) Thomas Shaughnessey Consulting. 949366.6211, fax 949.366.6827. Professional buyer of Ferraris, primarily '50s, '60s and '70s. Also have extensive Lambo and Maser experience. Additionally deal in Ferrari engines. More than 350 Ferrari wheels in stock. Call today for straight talk and honest advice. San Clemente, CA. 203.386.0486, 1785 Barnum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614. Classic, special interest and race cars. Sales, restoration and transportation. VintageRacingServices. corn, AutomotiveRestorations.com . (CT) Automotive Restorations, Inc. Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (ARLVRS), 203377.6745, fax HalParts. Fax +31 172 240536. Specializing in Italian car parts and prewar car parts. 25 years of experience in finding all kinds of parts. Lots of spare parts in stock. Look on my Internet site: www.italparts.com . If you don't find the part there, send us an e-mail: info@italparts.com. Buy Italian engines.parts.cars of pre-war period and '50s and early '60s. (IT) I constantly collect and sell all Ferraris, Maserads and Lamborghinis. 310.274.7440, fax 310.274.9809, simonrandy@aol.com. If I don't have what you seek, I can usually find it for you (at low prices). Please, call any- 860.350.1148 email forzamot@aol.com . Buyers and sellers of Ferrari, Maserati, Lamborghini and related exotic cars. Call today for friendly, helpful advice. Buyers for cars in any condition, also interested in memorabilia, parts, manuals, books, etc., related to above cars. Willing to compensate for information that leads to purchase. www.forzamoto rsports.com. (CT) FORZA:  860350.1140,  GERMAN Mercedes-Benz 6644, fax 978.887.3889. Buying, selling and trading vintage Mercedes. Specializing in 300SLs. Large database of older MBs. www.dearbomauto.com . (MA) Gull Wing Group International. Gary Estep, 530.345.6701. 776 Cessna, Chico, CA 95928. Dedicated to the enjoyment and preservation of 1954 to Alex Dearborn in Topsfield, MA. 978.887 - fax 800.637.2360. MBCA, 1907 Lelaray St., Colorado Springs, CO 80909. World's largest Mercedes-Benz club, 33,000 members, all models, 1886onward; excellent 120-page color magazine, The Star, with how-to tech articles, history, new models, racing, hundreds of cars for sale, ads free to members, much more. New car raffle, tech assistance, national events, more; dues $45/yr. www.mbca.org . (CO) Automotive Restorations, Inc. Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (ARLVRS), 203377.6745, Benz Club of America. 203.386.0486, 1785 Barnum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614. Classic, special interest and race cars. Sales, restoration and transportation. VintageRacingServices. com, AutomotiveRestorations.com . (CT) 356 Registry. 810.688.9090, fax 810.688.9091. 356 Registry, 3359 Kings Mill Rd, North Branch, MI 48461. A club for those interested in 356 Porsches. The Registry Magazine is published six times a year. 356 ownership not necessary. Dues $30 annually. Information: Barbara Slcirmants. www.356registry org. (MI) Re Porsche - Automotive Restorations, Inc. Vintage Racing Services, Inc. (ARLVRS), 203377.6745, BMW 203.386.0486, 1785 Barnum Ave., Stratford, CT 06614. Classic, special interest and race cars. Sales, restoration and transportation. VintageRacirigServices. corn, AutomotiveRestorations.com . (CT) AMERICAN Hyman Ltd. 314.524.6000. One of the largest dealers of quality collector cars in the US with over 100 cars in stock. We act as principle in the acquisition of collector cars and are aggressive buyers for complete collections Our specialties include Europeans sports cars and full classics. We try hard to offer something you have nzver heard of! Select consignments considered. www.hymanitd.com. (MO) Shelby American Automobile Club. 860364.0449, fax 860.364.0769. P.O. Box 788, Sharon, CT 06069. Over 5,000 members, 50 Regions throughout the world. Dedicated to the care and preservation of the cars that Carroll Shelby produced. Two national conventions a year, semi-annual magazine, bi-monthly newsletter as well as a registry. (CT). Shelby 119 fax fax Originals. 713.849.2400, Sicurvetro windshields for Porsche 356. Speedster bucket seats, driving seats for all models. www.reoriginals.com . (TX)

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eWatch■i, by Carl Bomstead T he guys who are trying to separate you from your money with out-of-focus 72dpi photos and vague descriptions are still busily at work. Consider the ubiquitous "rare" Packard thermometers that we've discussed here before, described as vintage but actually assembled in the last few days. There always seem to be at least four being offered on eBay at any given time. The descriptions of how they hung in the seller's grandfather's garage, were purchased by their great aunt at an antique store, or were found in an old Packard dealership are really quite entertaining, like reading the Sunday comic strips. The new concern for gas and oil collectors is fake oil cans. That's right, the sharks are now reproducing vintage oil cans. One seller is advertising them as "Fabulous Fakes" and states that they are "virtually impossible to discern from the genuine article." This is all well and good, but what happens when one of these unmarked fakes is resold in a few years and that seller is less than forthcoming as to its origin? Besides having an adverse effect on the value of the original pieces, quite a few people are going to end up paying a bunch for a "genuine" fakey-doo can. On the car side, a Porsche 356 offered at about a quarter of a million dollars seemed a bit out of line, even though an "artist" had spent six months covering it with small, intricately cut pieces of mirror. It did not receive any bids, which was hardly surprising. Of course, art is what and where you find it. And my favorite screwball listing this month was a Blue Angels jet with a "buy it now" price of $38 million. The powers that be took issue with the proposed sale and the listing quickly disappeared from eBay. Subsequent e-mails were not answered, so we have nothing else to report on this unusual opportunity to start your very own air show. EBAY MOTORS #2454254305—PAIR OF TRIPPE DRIVING LIGHTS. First Bid: $50. Number of Bids: 17. SOLD AT: $510. Date Sold: 1/23/2004. The seller stated that these were accessory driving lights that were used on the big Full Classics such as Packards, SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION Sports Car Market magazine (ISSN #1527859X) is published monthly by Keith Martin Publications, PO Box 16130, Portland OR 97292. Periodicals postage paid at Portland, OR and additional entries. Subscription rates are $58 for 12 monthly issues in the US, $78 Canada/Mexico, Europe $88, Asia/Africa/Middle East $98. Subscriptions are payable in advance in US currency. Make checks to: Sports Car Market. Visa/MC accepted. For instant subscription, call 24-hours 800.289.2819, 503.252.5812; fax 503.252.5854. 120 Pierce-Arrows and Duesenbergs. The only problem is that these lights, while in great condition, do not have the glass bubble levels on top. As such, these "junior lights" are not correct for the larger cars. Even worse, the price paid was almost twice the going rate. EBAY #2218035177—AUTOMOBILE CLUB OF AMERICA MASCOT. First Bid: $49.99. Number of Bids: 18. SOLD AT: $660. Date Sold: 1/20/2004. The Automobile Club of America was founded in New York in 1899, one of the world's first automobile clubs. It operated into the mid-1960s but never expanded beyond the New York area. This nickel-plated, brass hood ornament was available to its members and was used into the 1920s. The seller stated that the bidding started at his cost, so he made a tidy profit on the investment. EBAY  #2220739176-0ILZUM ROUND ENAMEL SIGN. First Bid: £30 (approx. $55). Number of Bids: 11. SOLD AT: £236.11 (approx. $440). Date Sold: 2/1/2004. Oilzum was the brand name for the White and Bagley Company, founded in Worcester, MA, in 1888. It produced petroleum-based lubricants and sponsored numerous race cars, at one time claiming to have sponsored more winning Indy 500 cars than anyone else. This sign is in the shape of a gasoline pump plate, which should have been the first tip-off to the buyer that this is a modern reproduction because Oilzum never sold gasoline! Unfortunately, this fantasy piece is neither rare nor worth the sale price, as these are readily available new for about $25. EBAY #3657500262-1964 FORD MUSTANG DEALER WINDOW NEON SIGN. First Bid: $25. Number of Bids: 29. SOLD AT: $5,016.66. Date Sold: 2/8/2004. Ford METWANG introduced the Mustang in March 1964 and its success exceeded all expectations. In the first year, 681,000 Mustangs left dealer showrooms and an icon was born. Not every dealer received this neon window sign to advertise the new car and few examples have been offered for sale. This one appeared to be in perfect condition and sold for more than some ratty '64 Mustangs. Even so, the price was not out of line for a true Mustang fanatic. EBAY #2226729856-1908 VANDERBILT CUP POSTCARD. First Bid: $9.99. Number of Bids: 5. SOLD AT: $20.60. Date Sold: 2/25/2004. This delightful postcard has an area on the back for the sender to write in the race's top three finishers: The American Locomobile won in a time of 240 minutes and 48 seconds, followed by an Isotta and a Mercedes. Less than three minutes separated the three cars. This is a wonderful piece of early racing history for absolutely no money. Well bought. EBAY #33656696112—GALLON CAN OF WHIZ FLY SPRAY. First Bid: $24.99. Number of Bids: 14. SOLD AT: $161.50. Date Sold: 2/1/2004. Whiz was the brand name for the Hollingshead Company, whose slogan, "98 Quality Automotive Products" resulted in annual sales of 46 million packages of Whiz products. The firm went out of business in 1976, but a number of collectors, including SCM'ers Richard DeLuna and Dennis Varni, are always on the lookout for new Whiz items for their collections. This can of fly spray strays a bit from the firm's automotive heritage but remains an interesting addition to any Whiz collection.* POSTMASTER Send address changes to: Sports Car Market PO Box 16130, Portland OR 97292 CPC IPM Sales Agreement No. 1296205 Sports Car Market

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1959 Austin Healey BN6 100-6American Running Gear  $29,995.00 1973 BMW 3.0 CS Wonderful and rare  1956 Citroen TractionAvant Scruffy Driver  $18,995.00 $6,995.00 1936 Delahaye 135 Labourdette 3 Position Drophead $115,000.00 1960 Dodge Pickup New Paint/Restored  1999 Dodge Viper RT/10 Hand-painted by Lassen  1964 Facel Vega Facet III New Paint  $11,995.00 $175,000.00 $15,500.00 1962 Ferrari 250 California Spyder Modena Recreation  $69,995.00 1966 Ferrari 330 GIS hang-term Owner  1910 Hupmobile Brass Roadster Ex-Harrah  1959Jaguar Mark I Recent Partial Restoration  1961 Jaguar Mark II Custom Cabriolet, Project  1987 Jaguar XJ6 Sedan Champagne  1931 Mercedes Benz 370 Manheim Cabriolet  1960 Mercedes Benz 190 SL Roadster Original  1960 Mercedes Benz 190 SL Roadster Body off Resto  1961 Mercedes Benz 190 SL Roadster Great Driver  1966 Mercedes Benz 600 SWB Blue/Zebrawood  1974 Mercedes Benz 280 SLC 5 Speed  1980 Mercedes Benz 450SEL 6.9 1 owner  1950 MGTD Roadster Restored  1955 MG TF Roadster Older Concours Restoration  1956 MG MGA Roadster Restored  1950 Monet Goyon 125cc Motorcycle Only one in US  1955 Moto Morini 125cc 2-Stroke Motorcycle Fabulous  1959 Porsche 356 C Cab Red/Black factory hardtop  $185,000.00 $39,995.00 $9,500.00 $22,509.00 $7,995.00 $140,000.00 $45,000.00 $49,995.00 $19,995.00 $27,995.00 $7,995.00 $13,995.00 $16,995.00 $27,995.00 $16,995.00 $5,995.00 $4,995.00 1954 NashAirflyte PininFarina Coupe Streamline Design .418,995.00 1971 OldsmobileToronado Running parts car  1939 Packard V12 RollstonTown Car  $1,995.00 $225,000.00 $28,000.00 1965 Porsche 356 SC Coupe Restored Driver  2000 Porsche 996 Carrera Aero Kit/Arctic Silver  1929 Stutz Blackhawk Roadster Longterm owner  1955 Volkswagen Beetle 1 Owner  WATERCRAFT 1967 Chriscraft Cavalier 18' Chevrolet 327. Nice period runabout. Complete with trailer. $7,995.00 1939 Hackercraft Triple Cockpit 28' Ex- Stan Sayres. Complete with Scripps V-12 Own a piece of history "Sea How II" used to tow the hydroplanes out to the race course $150,000.00 1958 Century Coronado 21' Factory installed wood runabout with 327, twin sidedrafts and factory installed sliding roof complete with trailer $39,995.00 1958 Richardson 41' Formerly of the Miller Brewing family, hence its name "High Life".Very nice boat. $55,000.00 Expensive, extensive, eclectic collection of significant wines of Bordeaux, Burgundy California, Washington, Oregon, and Italy. Old vintages to recent releases. Inquire. VINTAGE WINES RECYCLED OLD GROWTH LUMBER Hundreds of thousands of board feet of old growth Douglas Fir $42,000.00 $62,000.00 $65,000.00 $7,995.00 Tongue and grove,clear vertical grain with no nail holes. Eighty years old from seven hundred-year-old trees,also California Redwood,2x4, 2x6,4x6,6x8, 3x12, excellent original condition, previously used in food production. Never exposed to toxins or chemicals. Impossible to find on today's market Inquire. HISTORICAL ANTIQUE MILLWORK The complete interior of Seattle's Austin Bell Building. A turn of the century building for which the downtown neighborhood "Belltown" was named. Doors, windows, baseboard, wainscoting, elaborate rails and balustrades, a steam-powered elevator with cut glass, beams, treads, and bricks. Please inquire. REAL ESTATE WANTED Looking for a home, condo, commercial building or even raw land. Want to purchase by way of partial trade and cash. Price range $200,000 to $3,000,000. Trades can include classic or exotic automobiles, motor yachts, famous master artwork, or antique furniture. We would like to trade the down payment (minimum 20%) and pay conventionally the balance, or if desired by seller, pay seller on contract. • This method can help sell real estate inventory that has been sitting for an extended period. • This could also help sellers who have large capital gains concerns. With a large down payment in "trade" their taxable gain could diminish significantly • Even if the seller doesn't want an exotic car or an expensive piece of furniture, these items can certainly be sold via consignment or outright sale. 41116116 ...__ Always Buying - Experts in Shipping. We appraise collector cars world-wide for insurance or settlements. (206) 467-6531 Fax (206) 467-6532 2030 8th Avenue - Seattle, Washington 98121 sales@cosmopolitanmotors.com • cosmopolitanmotors.com

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