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1. What is your collection?
Some car collectors are very reclusive and prefer to keep their collections private, but others like to talk about them and attend events such as Pebble Beach, Villa D’Este and the Mille Miglia. One such collector is Tammy Allen, who has been collecting cars for a while now. She has a very impressive collection of Ferraris and Dodge Vipers and even races her cars from time to time.
The first step in starting a collection is to decide what you want to collect. There are a lot of different things that you can collect, including stamps, coins, shoes, dolls and comic books. The best type of collection is one that you are passionate about and enjoy. For a car collector, this means that the cars must have technical and historical significance, be fun to drive and be attractive to look at.
2. Why are you collecting?
Car collectors love their vehicles and spend hours searching for, restoring, photographing, driving, and displaying them. It can be a time-consuming and expensive hobby but it’s one that can keep enthusiasts entertained and engaged for days, weeks, months, and even years.
Some collectors are primarily interested in the aesthetic appeal of their cars while others are more focused on their history and heritage. They may also enjoy the engineering that goes into these cars and are able to appreciate the subtle nuances that differentiate modern sports cars from their predecessors.
Other collectors are mainly in it for the joy of driving an old car, especially a high-performance model. These collectors are often part of a community that focuses on specific brands and can connect with other owners locally or nationally through events like car shows.
3. What are your goals for the collection?
Car collecting can be a great way to stay focused on your passion while incorporating it into your overall wealth picture. To help you reach your goals, it’s important to surround yourself with like-minded individuals and join car clubs or associations to interact with other collectors and get technical guidance for your collection.
Many collectors purchase cars to fill gaps in their collections, want a particular make or model to complete their fleet or gain access to different organizations and tours. In addition, collectors may also purchase a specific vehicle to be eligible to participate in an auction or event that is exclusive.
Regardless of your goals, it’s important to think about what will happen to your collection when you pass away. Jack has seen many collectors either co-title vehicles with their children or donate them to museums, which can help to ensure that the collection is harvested at the proper value.
4. What are your favorite cars in your collection?
One of the great joys of car collecting is discovering your favorite cars. There are many different criteria that a car must meet to be considered a favourite, but for me the most important factors are technical significance, history and attractiveness.
Peter Mullin is a star in the rarefied world of vintage car collectors. He has amassed a stunning collection of French pre-war Art Deco cars and founded a museum to showcase them. Some of his favourites include the Bugatti Atlantic 1936 and the 1935 Teardrop Talbot-Lago.
Many car collectors want to keep their collections private, but others are more open about their cars and often attend events such as Pebble Beach or Villa D’Este so information can be gathered about them. Paul Fraser Collectibles recently caught up with Tammy Allen to learn more about her collection and discover what she loves about Dodge Vipers.
5. What are your favorite cars to drive?
In a world where collectors are known for keeping low profiles it is understandable that many prefer to keep their cars out of the spotlight. But there are some who are more open and willing to share their collection with the world.
Among those is Peter Mullin. He is a leading collector of French pre-war ArtDeco automobiles and owns a museum where his cars are displayed. But he also drives his cars and competes with them at events around the globe.
When asked about his favorite car to drive he says that it should have three things: It should be technically significant. It should be fun to drive, and it should be beautiful to look at. All of these qualities are present in his favorite car – the Ford Mustang Coupe.