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Archives for January 2014

Pete Seeger – A Life Well Lived

by Mike - Pete Seeger was a big star but not like the big stars we see today in the music world. He did not wear gold chains and expensive clothes or drive expensive cars. He did not live in a mansion in Southern California or France. He did not … [Read more...]

Are There Enough Classic Car Auctions?

by Mike - RM Auctions will host yet another new auction on Wednesday, February 5, 2014. The inaugural RM Paris auction is taking place during the Retromobile week and is in association with Festival Automobile International. RM and a few … [Read more...]

One Of One – The Animation

by Mike - Our Never Ending Search for just the right Car. This car is a one of one This cliché is primarily used in the US, because many American collector cars were made in large numbers. To differentiate them, owners categorize their … [Read more...]

An Apollo GT Found At A Garage Sale

by Mike - I love the connections we make here on My Car Quest thanks to the miracle of the Internet and the support of thousands of readers. In An Apollo GT – The First Owner I asked if this Apollo GT No. 1072 was in the Concorso Italiano … [Read more...]

Now That Original Is More Valuable Than A Perfect Restoration There Are A Few Questions That Come To Mind

by Mike - The trend toward original cars being worth more than restored cars has been creeping up on us for a while - at least in the US. I think collector car enthusiasts in Europe have long valued originality more than US collectors. I wrote … [Read more...]

Who Was George Tilp? – A Big Phil Hill Supporter – Part Two

by Mike - Geoffrey Horton told me that his uncle, George Tilp, would bring his old race cars to his farm in New Jersey and let family members drive them around the farm. Below is a photo of 12 year old Geoffrey Horton doing just that in 1960. … [Read more...]

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