Issue: APRIL 2016

Is It Really Your Car?

Is It Really Your Car?

The Everglades existed for thousands of years as a tropical wetland. In 1880 it was decided that the Everglades could be improved. By 1947 over 1,400 miles of canals had been built to improve the Everglades. As a result of all these improvements we are now in the...

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The Value of a Name

The Value of a Name

The auction craziness in Amelia with Jerry Seinfeld was interesting, and confusing, and it left me wondering what a name is worth. At the start of the "Seinfeld Collection" of Porsches, Jerry came out, said a few words, and confirmed if you bought one of his cars you...

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April Editor’s Note

April Editor’s Note

In some senses, the Amelia Island auctions provided bidders, sellers, auction houses, and observers with a bit of a reality check. To continue the metaphor we used in our March preview story, the electricity came back on. There was spirited bidding in the tents and...

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True Turbo – A Look Back at an Early Porsche 930

True Turbo – A Look Back at an Early Porsche 930

Of all the Porsches the proverbial man-on-the-street now wishes he owned, the early 911 Turbo (Typ 930) has rapidly climbed the charts as one of the most desirable. It’s not surprising when you consider how quickly it reached the status of cultural touchstone. No...

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Auction Wrap Up Amelia Island 2016

Auction Wrap Up Amelia Island 2016

Bonhams Bonhams kicked off the Amelia weekend with its auction at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club, starting at 10:30am, Thursday, March 10. Longtime Bonhams executive and auctioneer Malcolm Barber shared sales duties with podium regular Rupert Banner. Their two styles...

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