Sports Car Market Monterey Insider’s Seminar at Gooding & Co. August 2014-Please join me for the 13th annual SCM Monterey Insider’s Seminar at Gooding & Company’s tent at Pebble Beach on Saturday August 16th at 9:00 am. The keynote speaker will be the incredibly erudite Miles Collier, collector, historian, preservationist, artist and founder of the REVS Institute in Naples, FL. Keith Martin will lead our panel […]
Why I Love What I Do, Paris 2014 Edition-While I have always included purchase and selling consulting as a part of my professional offering, I find myself offering this service more and more often, especially as connected with my regular travels to Europe. During my my recent trip to Retromobile, I had a very rewarding consulting assignment. I purchased on behalf of a […]
Bringing Life to Museums’ Collections-A version of this article appears in print on November 24, 2013, on page AU1 of the New York edition of The New York Times with the headline: Bringing Life To Museums’ Collections. Amid all the reports of a groundswell of disdain for car culture among young people, it may seem that the automobile […]
Retromobile 2014, Paris France- Part 3-CUSTOM-BODIED BEAUTIES, Chapter I. At Artcurial’s Retromobile sale- one of the five Chapron-bodied Citroën SM convertibles ‘Mylord’. Fabulous. And a mere $772,800 with buyer’s premium. These have to be quite the coolest version of a very cool GT. Some thought the price insane, I say- wait for the next one? I think not! The work […]
Retromobile 2014, Paris France-Ah, Retromobile! And a few Lancias (and an OSCA and Citroën for balance)… On a stand of Lukas Hüni, dealer from Switzerland, was a tribute to Lancia. Here, the only D24S sports racer in private hands and a 1st Series Flaminia Sport Zagato. From the Artcurial auction, a lovely Aprilia Cabriolet bodied by Pinin Farina. […]
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