The annual auto auctions in Pebble Beach and Carmel roared into the record books with a total of $400 million in sales during Monterey car week.
The Zagato coachworks company came to Monterey Car Week, and its famed Concorso Italiano, to premier a few new designs for Italian automobiles.
A 1954 Ferrari 375 MM originally built for Italian filmmaker Roberto Rossellini was named best of show at the 64th Annual Concours d'Elegance in Pebble Beach, concluding the Monterey-area gathering of the world's most exotic and expensive automobiles.
Sunday afternoon on the putting green behind Pebble Beach Lodge, a sleek, all-new car reels in a diverse crowd of onlookers. Hyper-quick and all-electric, it's built in the U.S. for well-heeled buyers by a Silicon Valley upstart.
Standing next to his five brilliant red supercars on the Quail lawn Friday afternoon, David Lee is the perfect example of how Ferrari?s unrivaled racing history translates into sales.
Harry Potter, Elvis and Bugs Bunny share one thing in common: Traditional stamp collectors are no fans. Some philatelists say the committee that helps the postmaster general pick new stamps is favoring pop celebrities and fictional characters over cultural sites and historical figures, undermining a long tradition. "Harry Potter is a perfect example," Ken Martin, executive director of the American Philatelic Society, a nonprofit stamp-collecting foundation that claims 44,000 members. He, at least, doesn't approve of the fictional boy wizard created by the British J.K. Rowling. "Why do you honor a British author's book?" Martin asked. "Wouldn't it...