My Car Quest

October 22, 2020

The Search For Collector Car Authenticity

If not for the coronavirus we would be approaching Monterey Car Week right now. Where we would be seeing a serious number of cars cross the auction block resulting in a serious amount of money changing hands in mid-August. I thought the subject … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]