Vintage Penn Reel Box

Posted in Penn Fishing Gear by Penn Fishing Gear on November 20, 2011

Vintage Penn Reel Box

Vintage Car Sales - While Buying A Vintage Car, What Do You Need To Consider?

Most of the times I buy a vehicle, I try to keep everything pretty simple and to the point. I am a practical guy, and I usually have practical needs in a car. I look at a car buyers manual and then think about what I need. How much space do I need? Which car can last the longest? Which is probably the most likely to keep it's value? Which one will get the best gas mileage? Then I make a decision.

When I went into vintage car sales, nevertheless, everything got much more complicated. I have by no means been much of a collector. I am too realistic in my thinking. It is difficult for me to get my head around the idea that something can be worth more since it is old. With the majority of used cars, the exact opposite is true. Most used cars become less valuable as they grow older, because used cars naturally become less dependable as they age.

My best friend, however, is a vintage car dealer in California. He has always loved old classic cars, and has been involved in the family business venture of buying and selling them since he was very young. When he proposed me a job in vintage car sales, I could not really refuse. I was down on my luck, and I needed the money desperately. I did not really think about the fact that I would need to learn a new way of thinking about price.

As hard as it can be to sell used cars in general, making an antique car sale is that much harder. As you can see, to sell vintage cars, you need to realise the minds of enthusiasts. Collectors are much more patient than most consumers. They may wait, sometimes for years, to find the perfect vintage car sales to complete their collections. These people don't want you to sell the car, they want to know that you appreciate it like they do. They will already know what to look for. My job, as an antique car dealer, is to bond with them over how beautiful these old classics are. The cars will sell on their own.

I spent a while to really understand this fact. For the fist couple of months, I made far fewer antique car sales than I wanted to. My friend was patient with me, however, and before long, I was thinking like a car collector. Afterwards, the sales started racking up. Soon I was doing so much business which I could not remember what was difficult about it in the first place. I've even started to collect classic cars myself!

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