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We stock the finest vintage cars available anywhere in the world, and personally inspect every car, every time.


Our Private Reserve consist of some of the finest collector cars in the world. Rarity, provenance and quality.


Over the years we have built our business on relationships with some of the best collectors in the world.

Our Restorations Speak for themselves

We are passionate about authentic restoration work and undertake only concours-winning restorations. As the study of the automobile and car collecting has just entered a new era of appreciation, it’s also clear that automobile restoration has evolved as well.

Over 50 Awards for restoration and preservation


Editor’s Note – September 2018

Welcome to a very fat – well, long – September issue of Road Scholars Magazine. The post-Monterey coverage always gives us plenty to talk about and we are happy to start with our regular commentator Kevin Watts giving us his observations and opinions on the auctions.
Next we move into the feature content, going first to Sean Smith’s entertaining second installment telling of Joel Rosenblatt’s Targa tales crossing the U.S. on the way to his…

Monterey 2018 Review by Kevin Watts

Well, the Monterey car week is over with interesting results. The week over all just didn't seem as crowded as it has in years past and it was noticeable in the auction crowds. The numbers of people may have been slightly off but the sales, that’s another story. By...

A “Sea of Green” and Every Other Color on an Avenue in Carmel

If anywhere in the car world there was a real-life Pepperland, a place of love and flower-power, a hidden place both up near the sun and beneath the waves, it would have to be the Concours on the Avenue in Carmel-by-the-Sea, the kick-off event of the mêlée that is Monterey Car Week. Somehow, it maintains its charm despite years of fans pronouncing it the worst kept secret, as it is the most charming and fun event of the week.

The 2018 Werks Reunion Monterey – California loves Porsches; Porsche loves California

California has been an important and lucrative market for Porsche ever since John von Neumann purchased a 356 in New York from Max Hoffmann in early 1951 and drove it across the country to his North Hollywood shop, Competition Motors. “I sold the first one and went back east and bought several more,” he is quoted as saying in Karl Ludvigsen’s Excellence Was Expected, “including a Le Mans racing coupe.”

A Fork in the Road Part II

Joel can’t remember if it was his idea, or if a friend jokingly said “Why don’t you drive to your gigs!” It was the start of Something Big. An early GPS was purchased along with a 60GB iPod, both for ridiculous dollars. (These days, all that is in everyday smartphones.)  A few Rand McNally’s atlases to help with directions, a 12V fridge, some cymbals, sticks, tools, camping gear and clothes, and a radar detector.

Monterey Auctions Wrap Up

The Annual Monterey Porsche Auction Frenzy & Spectacular may have seemed a bit subdued around July 4th when we compiled the preview we published soon after that. Since then, consignees emerged from their garages and the woodwork, filling out catalogs with all variety of interesting autos.And the auction weekend has proven to be anything but sublime. Ridiculous? No evidence of that yet, but…. Perhaps you can best think of another word to describe what happened?

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