My Car Quest

March 23, 2017

A Sad Tale In Barn Finding

by Wallace Wyss - In writing my Incredible Barn Finds series of books (Enthusiast Books, Hudson WI), I come across a lot of happy stories—a guy who finds a potential million dollar car for peanuts. But sometimes it’s a very sad story, … [Read more...]

Fake Cars Can Be A Big Problem In The Collector Car World

by Mike - When a classic car model reaches a value level where creating a fake car can be profitable then dishonest people may take dishonest action by passing off a fake as a real car. Barn Finds The growth in the "barn find" … [Read more...]

The Collector Car Market Today – Part Two

by Mike - Part One is at this link. Owners of a collector car valued in the $1 million to $5 million USD probably own many cars although maybe only one at $5 million and the individual values may vary quite a bit and go below $1 million for a … [Read more...]

The Times They Are A Changing – Collector Car Originality And Preservation Are Becoming More Important Than Over The Top Restoration

by Mike - I wrote about this subject in January 2014 when an original and very shabby Mercedes 300SL Gullwing sold at auction for a lot more than an very well restored model of the same year and color combination! I also wrote in February 2012 … [Read more...]

Are Fake Cars A Big Problem In The Classic Car World?

by Mike - When a classic car model reaches a value level where creating a fake car can be profitable then dishonest people may take dishonest action by passing off a fake as a real car. Shelby GT350 It is easy to buy a 1965 or 1966 … [Read more...]

A Car Day With Bruce Meyer

by Mike -  At the Petersen book signing event on Saturday I was fortunate to be invited by Bruce Meyer (a Petersen Museum board member) to go to a car event with him on Sunday morning. Nothing would have stopped me from taking him up on this … [Read more...]

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