barn find

Pair of M-B 300 SLs added to Gooding lineup

  SANTA MONICA, Calif. _ Gooding & Company has added pair of Mercedes-Benz 300 SLs, a Gullwing and a roadster, to its lineup for the Pebble Beach auction August 18-19. “Today, some 60 years on, it is almost impossible to find another pair of 300 SLs still in their original family...

‘Barn Find’ Shelby GT350 goes to auction

New York _ Bonhams recentlyannounced the consignment of a unique car to its classic automobile auction in June: a recently discovered 1966 Shelby GT350 “Carry-Over” car. When new, the powerful GT fastback was used as a demonstration and competition car by the Ford dealership of Framingham, Mass. After being sold and...

Found: 1955 Cadillac Eldorado ‘Seville’ prototype

A unique 1955 Eldorado built for the chief engineer of Cadillac By Angelo Van Bogart/copyright Old Cars Weekly Just when I thought all of the one-offs and prototypes were discovered, one popped up in the July 2015 The Self-Starter, publication of the Cadillac & LaSalle Club. Tucked in the classified section...

Barn find Renaults

RANDERS, Denmark — Campen Auktioner’s recent discovery of more than 50 Renault automobiles in a barn on the Danish island of Funen in January this year reminded us that there are still undiscovered treasures lurking in attics, cellars and barns around the world. Although many of the cars are non-runners, they...

France barn find worth millions

Artcurial Motorcars has discovered 60 collectors’ automobiles, all major marques dating from the early days of the motor car through to the 1970s. Found following 50 years of lying dormant, the multi-million-dollar Baillon will be sold Feb. 6, 2015, in Paris.