Keith Martin's Guide to Car Collecting

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Motorbooks, 2006 - Transportation - 304 pages
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With his magazine Sports Car Market, columns in Autoweek and Automobile, and appearances on television and at major auctions, Keith Martin has established himself as one of our most trusted experts on car collecting. Now, for the first time, Martin brings all his expertise to bear in a complete, single-volume reference work tailor-made for car collectors. In this handy compendium, beginning and experienced collectors---as well as enthusiasts---will find everything they need to know to make wise purchases or get the most out of the collector cars they already own. In his signature wry style, Martin offers clear and candid guidance on every aspect of car collecting from clubs and museums to prices, auction results, and ratings, with invaluable advice on getting started and making the most of resources on the web and off. Whether searching for a prewar classic or coddling a "future classic," the car collector need look no further than this exhaustive, indispensable guide.

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About the author (2006)

Keith Martin has been involved with the collector car hobby for more than thirty years, as a writer, television commentator and enthusiast. Martin's monthly magazine, Sports Car Market, began life as the Alfa Romeo Market Letter, and over the past 18 years, has evolved into the ultimate sports car collector reference. His book Keith Martin on Collecting Austin-Healey, MG and Triumph is also published by Motorbooks.

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