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Cooper Duesenberg at auction

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For the last ten years I have been selling parts to the biggest car collector in India. He brought his 1930 Stutz LeBaron Dual Cowl Speedster. It was fun to work on a car we made and sold parts for on the other side of the world. Meeting the owner was a treat after hundreds of emails and a few phone calls. A gentleman who broke down in England several years ago in his 1957 Ferrari and I assisted on the side of the road to get running recognized me and bought me a drink on the field..........every hard core car guy should do Pebble if possible, also Amelia. It’s hard to explain it to someone who has never been. Everyone there is hardcore automobile enthusiasts with gasoline in their veins..............you have something in common with everyone there. 

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I wish I had the time to get more diverse car photos........I tend to be near the earlier stuff. There is a YouTube video of three hours from this years show........I haven’t watched it yet but I will. I probably only saw twenty five percent of the cars on the field, and about half on the auction cars at RM and Gooding. There simply isn’t enough time. I missed meeting up with several friends, even on a relatively small field the crowds are overpowering and it’s almost impossible to find anyone your looking for. I was on the grass with the car by 7:10 and didn’t get off till 6:30, with no place to sit and no bathrooms close enough to use in a timely manner. 

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If there was a "Best Butt" (automotive) award this Siata in the Gooding auction would have won my vote. Bob 

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The Atwell Rolls Royce looked great, Gus Reuter did the body & paint 35 years ago. I painted the chassis and axles, but think they may have been redone in the last few years. Bob 

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Gus Reuter did this Mercedes after the Wind Swept Rolls, it was rerestored and won Pebble Beach and is in the gray car above. This is the color scream it arrived and left in.  A high end car restoration doesn't last long, new owners want them to look different I guess. 

 

 

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