Editors Note – May 2018

It’s spring, seemingly everywhere. Even in the deepest darkest reaches of central Massachusetts where my friend George Reilly reported a snow storm just a few weeks ago and temperatures nearing 80 degrees just days ago. He’s waiting for spring rains to wash away the road salt his state uses generously to make roads passable in […]

Upcoming Auction Previews

  Bonhams: The Monaco Sale “Les Grandes Marques à Monaco” Previews:        10 May 2018 10:00-18:00 C.E.S.T. 11 May 2018 10:00-18:00 C.E.S.T. Sale:                11 May 2018 18:00 on, C.E.S.T. Subject to buyer’s premium of 15% plus VAT Lot 108 – 1959 Porsche Typ 356B Roadster – Estimate: $140,000-210,000 Lot 115 – 1973 Porsche Typ 911 Carrera […]

Father’s Day Books You Want!

Over the past months a number of new, significant books have appeared. We’ll show you five we think are particularly noteworthy – and well worth the investment. Racing and Recipes – The Racing Cookbook; Jürgen Barth and Rüdiger Mayer. 2017 reality media production, Edition Porsche Museum. 160 pages. ISBN: 978-3-9819070-1-8. $49.95 from www.amazon.com. More information […]

PLAYTIME AT THE EMORY’S SHOP – Rod and Zayne talk toys

 Photos By Randy Wells Rod Emory is a well-known builder of outlaw 356s. But his passion extends well beyond full-scale cars. All it takes is one trip to his brand new shop in North Hollywood to reveal a surprisingly comprehensive display of miniature car models spanning decades. As Rod fingers some of his toy cars, […]

Editors Note – April 2018

  We chose to delay our “delivery” date to till after dreaded tax day so you might find something enjoyable to distract you. In our April issue, Kevin Watts weighs in on his thoughts about Amelia Island’s auctions and the collector car market in general. Our regular contributor Sean Smith shows us and tells us […]

D-lightful, D-lovely, D-perfect

Photos by Sean Smith For model year 1959, Porsche discontinued the Speedster and replaced it with the Convertible D (D for Drauz, a coach- building firm based in Heilbronn). This model had a taller windscreen, a soft top with a larger rear window, and crank-operated side windows. Normal Porsche seats replaced the lightweight bucket seats. […]

Amelia Island in Retrospective

Well, the auctions are over and I was mostly correct on guessing it would be a shit show. Again, as usual, the great cars brought great prices and the rest left a gaping hole in their owners’ wallets! The auction houses are cleaning up with 10% coming from the seller with additional shipping and registration […]

Auction Results – March 2018

As you probably know, the threat of rain upended the schedules for Amelia Island events in early March. Concours founder Bill Warner chose to shift his show to Saturday, 10 March, and this caused Rob Meyer to move RM Sotheby’s sale to Friday the 9th. Amelia Island Auctions Results: Bonhams The Amelia Island Auction Thursday, […]