Editors Note: March 2019

While researching for a book I am writing I stumbled on an item in the July 1962 issue of Road & Track in their monthly column “People & Places.” Reading it in early 2019 makes clear how much things have changed: “A report of a survey among Porsche owners made by PORSCHE of America has […]

Market Observations

The Amelia Island Concours is quickly approaching with an auction weekend that has become known in the industry as the place to sell your Porsche. In many ways, the announcement of the Drendel Family Collection sale of 18 Porsches in 2012 at Gooding & Company was a Malcolm Gladwell “match point” event that forever changed the Porsche […]

The Early 911, Film, and Vinyl

Photos by Randy Wells You’ve probably read enough analogies of sports cars, fine cameras, and luxury audio equipment in high-end lifestyle magazines to get the idea that journalists are passionate about these things in a big way. I’m not immune, and vinyl records, Leica rangefinders, and Porsche 911s have been a fascination of mine since […]

Paris Auctions 2019 Results

All prices quoted here are without buyers commissions or applicable taxes. The website www.hammerprice.com contributed to this reporting. RM Sotheby’s Paris Auction Place Vauban Paris, France 75006 6 February 2019 For further information: information@rmsothebys.com Preview: Tuesday, 5 February 2019 10:00 – 20:00 Central European Standard Time (CET) Wednesday, 6 February 2019 10:00 – 16:00 CET […]

Amelia Island Auctions Previews

Amelia Island promises to be a rich, full weekend of Porsche offerings. Below you will find our usual listing of cars on offer from Bonhams, Gooding & Company, and RM Sotheby’s. In our April issue we will return with the prices each achieved as the gavel fell (or the price at which bidding stopped.) Bonhams […]