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Issue : April 2016

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...

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The Value of a Name

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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April Editor’s Note

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...

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Auction Wrap Up Amelia Island 2016

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Issue : March 2018

Editors Note: March 2018

I hope that by the time you see this March issue, a number of you who came to Los Angeles for the annual literature and swap meet – or Trash & Trinkets as a good friend calls it – you also will recognize the structure shown at the top of the page in this photo Randy Wells made on opening night. This is the Petersen Automotive Museum and it is home to The Porsche Effect. You’ll read about this exhibition inside this issue.
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Editors Note: March 2018

Hero 912

When Porsche’s all-new 911 came on the scene, it was not just a replacement for the 356. It was a whole new car. The 911 was larger, more comfortable, more powerful, and way more money. At $5,500 it was a whopping $1,500 jump over a 356SC. Many 356 owners were not ready to take that jump. How was Porsche going to keep its customers happy until they wrapped their minds around the price on a new 911?
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Hero 912

THE PORSCHE EFFECT: After 70 Years, It’s Still Going Strong

Whether you live in L.A. or are contemplating a visit, there’s a special exhibit there that’s not to be missed. “The Porsche Effect” at the Petersen Automotive Museum along the city’s Miracle Mile will knock your socks off. Back in 2016, Petersen Vice Chairman Bruce Meyer suggested a comprehensive Porsche show to Wolfgang Porsche, the son of Ferry Porsche.
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THE PORSCHE EFFECT: After 70 Years, It’s Still Going Strong

Auction Previews and Results : March 2018

Auctioneers around the Western Hemisphere continue to renew their faith in Porsche cars as a viable element for their auction catalogs. This list, comprising three auctions at Amelia Island, Florida, in early March, and three auctions in Paris, France, in early February, list 106 automobiles offered for sale at auction in the past 45 days, 73 at Amelia coming up, and 33 in Paris.
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Auction Previews and Results : March 2018

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