And you thought Ferraris were expensive?

While we get several hundred e-mails every day, endless phone calls and no lack of text messages, few have ever gotten my attention more than a text received on 04 April at 2:58 […]

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The Private Market

Most people know us from the cars we offer on our website, and the pedantic columns I have enjoyed writing for multiple magazines and subscribers to our website over several decades, but for […]

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The Affordability Factor

It was a different era I bought my first Ferrari, 250 PF Coupe s/n 1447, in 1972, for $2,000. It was then a 13-year-old used Italian exotic, with all of the deferred maintenance […]

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Sticker Shock

Most Ferrari market followers would agree that values for Enzo- and Fiat-era Prancing Horses peaked close to the 2014 Monterey auctions and are now off by around 30 percent. Similarly, many Montezemolo-era cars […]

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A Pilgrimage to Maranello – Part 2

As readers of this column know, we had traveled to Italy for RM’s Duemila Route auction in Milano followed by a two day whirlwind tour of the various shops and museums in the […]

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A Pilgrimage to Maranello – Part 1

As regular readers of this column know, we were at the RM Duemila Route auction at the Milano Trade Fair on 25–27 November to inspect; report back to our clients; bid on and […]

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A Black Swan

A little background Our story begins with Luigi Compiano the heir to an Italian dynasty called “North East Services” that operated a fleet of armored trucks used to transport cash, gold and other […]

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But Mine is Better

Every article is inspired by an e-mail exchange or a phone call that screams the need to reach for the keyboard and start typing. A while back a client called to ask the […]

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It’s a Buyer’s Market

The Ferrari market rises and falls in cycles influenced by the global economy, generational shifts and currency swings. The collectable Ferrari market was last a buyer’s market just after the double whammy of […]

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Brexit!

What just happened? On Thursday 23 June, the UK voted to leave the European Union. Watching the late-night voting returns on the various business channels was like watching a car crash in slow […]

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