Vintage Penn Reels Catalog

Posted in Penn Fishing Gear by Penn Fishing Gear on March 9, 2012

Vintage Penn Reels Catalog

Vintage Car Business - While Buying A Classic Car, Precisely What Do You Need To Consider?

Most of the times While I buy a car, I try to keep everything very simple and to the point. I am a realistic person, and I usually have practical requirements in a car. I look at a car buyers guide and take into consideration what I want. How much space do I need? Which car can last the longest? Which is essentially the most likely to keep it's value? Which one will get the best gas mileage? And then I make a decision.

When I got into antique car sales, nevertheless, everything got more complicated. I have by no means been much of a collector. I am too sensible in my thinking. It is hard for me to get my head around the thought that something could be worth more because it is old. With the majority of used cars, the exact opposite is true. Most used cars become substantially less valuable as they age, because used cars obviously become less reliable as they grow old.

My best friend, however, is a vintage car dealer in California. He has always loved old vintage cars, and also has been involved in the family business of buying and selling them since he was very young. When he offered me a job in classic 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 will have to learn a new way of thinking about value.

As hard as it can be to promote used cars in general, making a vintage car sale is that much harder. The thing is, to sell antique cars, you need to know the minds of collectors. Collectors are much more willing to wait than most consumers. They may wait, in some cases for years, to find the perfect antique 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 precisely how beautiful these old classics happen to be. 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 best friend was patient with me, however, and before long, I began thinking like a car collector. After that, the sales started racking up. Soon I was doing so much business that I could not remember what was tough about it in the first place. I've even started to collect classic cars myself!

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