Classic Cars

‘Classic Car market goes into Overdrive’ ~ CNBC

‘According to the Historic Automobile Group’s HAGI “Top Index,” the value of rare classic cars has risen nearly 500 percent over the past 10 years. Demand is mushrooming’

‘A new generation of collectors is emerging, and the market is growing more and more sophisticated, said Dietrich Hatlapa, founder of HAGI and organizer of the annual “Value in the Classic Car Market” conference, held in conjunction with the Dartmouth Tuck School of Business Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship’

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2015, Cars, Classic Cars

First featured lady auctioneer in the UK for Classic Car Auction House!

‘Barons is set to become the first UK classic car auction house to feature a lady auctioneer when Helen Gascoigne brings the hammer down on a selection of lots, assisting their long-standing auctioneer Fabian Hine at the Yuletide Classic Sale at Sandown Park on December 15th

‘The daughter of Barons director Peter Gascoigne, 33 year-old Helen is a senior lawyer by profession but is adding another string to her bow by combining her love of classic cars and knowledge of the family business to embark on learning the classic car auction trade.  In a year of ‘firsts’ for Barons, which has included the company twice setting its highest-ever price for a car sold at auction, it is only fitting that the season ends with another first, not just for Barons, but for all specialist UK classic car houses; the introduction of a lady auctioneer.’

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