My Car Quest

May 22, 2017

Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds

by Mike - As we enter the 2017 collector car auction season with the Arizona auctions going on now I thought it would be a good time to republish this interesting observation of human behavior (published here on February 10, 2014 and … [Read more...]

The Search For Authenticity

by Mike - Authentic - of undisputed origin; genuine. How do we ensure that perceived authenticity is real? We can't ensure authenticity, we can only assume that authenticity exists or does not exist. The search for authenticity can be … [Read more...]

Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds – Dirt is Patina, Rust Is Desirable – The Barn Find Mania

by Mike - Original classic cars are wonderful and irreplaceable art. Yet, the "barn find", the "patina of neglect", the "dirt as patina" and the "rust is an asset" mindset has taken hold of the collector car world for the time being where "patina … [Read more...]

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