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Old 12-06-14, 09:22 AM
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60 more barn finds

https://autos.yahoo.com/blogs/motora...201601990.html

This will keep the restorers busy for a while.
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Old 12-06-14, 04:48 PM
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They're going to see some crazy money. If I'm not mistaken, Artcurial is pretty much the auction house for super high end Euros.
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Old 12-06-14, 05:06 PM
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But how many are worth restoring? Some barn finds are better left in the barn.
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The best were pretty OK stored I understand, some others were basically on concrete blocks in the front yard.
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That is my definition of a hoarder: someone who collects without proper regard for preservation. He could have sold perhaps ten of the remaining cars in order to get the money to build proper storage for the rest.

I know that many people enjoy the look of "patina", but this isn't verdigris or mere weathering. There's nothing glorified here, just sad decay of once-beautiful rolling sculptures.

I would guess that most of these vintage cars will be restored. The least of them will probably donate rare parts for other restorations.
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Originally Posted by bikeguyinvenice View Post
But how many are worth restoring? Some barn finds are better left in the barn.
Most of the ones in the gallery in the link. those are very rare, high end cars. If they are complete they are worth doing.
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