Alternative Investing: Vintage Cars

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There’s fun and fortune in collectible cars. Investors and collectors flock to shows around the world each year to compare notes and wheel and deal.

There’s fun and fortune in collectible cars. Investors and collectors flock to shows around the world each year to compare notes and wheel and deal.

Click ahead to view some classic vehicles with price tags ranging from hundreds of thousands of dollars to, well, priceless.

Posted 31 Aug 2009

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1909 Stoddard Dayton Model K

This 1909 Stoddard Dayton sold at auction in August 2009 for $110,000. It is one of 40 known to still exist.
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This 1909 Stoddard Dayton sold at auction in August 2009 for $110,000. It is one of 40 known to exist.


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1928 Mercedes-Benz Model S Saoutckik Cabriolet

This is one of seven Model S chassis to receive body work from the coachbuilder Saoutchik. The vehicle was shown at the 2009 Pebble Beach Concours d’ Elegance. Experts consider it priceless.
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This is one of seven Model S chassis to receive body work from the coachbuilder Saoutchik. The vehicle was shown at the 2009 Pebble Beach Concours d’ Elegance. Experts consider it priceless.


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1930 Issotta Fraschini Tipo 8a SS Castagna Cabriolet

This was introduced in 1924 and has a larger, more powerful engine than its previous model. This car, which was also on display at the Pebble Beach Concours d’ Elegance, is considered priceless
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This was introduced in 1924 and has a larger, more powerful engine than its previous model. This car, which was also on display at the Pebble Beach Concours d’ Elegance, is considered priceless.


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1931 Bentley 8 Litre H.J. Mulliner Weymann Paneled Saloon

This is the only 8 litre racecar of its kind and is marked by a large outside exhaust pipe. This car was exhibited at the Pebble Beach Concours d’ Elegance and is considered priceless
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This is the only 8-litre racecar of its kind and is marked by a large outside exhaust pipe. This car was exhibited at the Pebble Beach Concours d’ Elegance and is considered priceless.


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1935 Duesenberg Model SJ Roadster

This car sold for $3.3 million at auction in August 2009.
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This car sold for $3.3 million at auction in August 2009.


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1949 Fiat Topolino 750 MM Zagato Coupe

This car is one of eight built by Elio Zagato on the Fiat 750 MM chassis and is one of only two to have survived. The wraparound windows were part of Zagato’s postwar style. Shown at the Pebble Beach Concours d’ Elegance, the car is considered priceless
Source: Annie Pong

This car is one of eight built by Elio Zagato on the Fiat 750 MM chassis and is one of only two to have survived. The wraparound windows were part of Zagato’s postwar style. Shown at the Pebble Beach Concours d’ Elegance, the car is considered priceless.


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1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad

This vehicle sold at auction in August 2009 for $88,000.
Source: Annie Pong

This vehicle sold at auction in August 2009 for $88,000.


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1957 Ford Fairlane 500 Sunliner E-Code

This car sold at auction for $66,000.
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This car sold at auction for $66,000.


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1966 Chevrolet Corvette 427/425

This muscle car sold at auction in August 2009 for $143,000.
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This muscle car sold at auction in August 2009 for $143,000.


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1970 Plymouth Road Runner Superbird

This vehicle, also of the muscle variety, sold at auction in August 2009 for $154,000.
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This vehicle, also of the muscle variety, sold at auction in August 2009 for $154,000.

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