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cook_dw

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Re: Would you pay more for a rare color?
« Reply #45 on: January 22, 2016, 06:41:11 PM »
Darrell,... Your hair clashes with orange..  :)    so your attitude is understandable..  :)

Too bad I lost it all..  lol   :(


PICS?????


Good luck with that..  I havent seen the car in 20 years and Ive known him almost all my life!!!   ;D

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Re: Would you pay more for a rare color?
« Reply #46 on: January 22, 2016, 06:48:58 PM »

Good luck with that..  I havent seen the car in 20 years and Ive known him almost all my life!!!   ;D


You've got a friend like that, too?! My buddy swears he's still got his '69 GTO, but I haven't seen it in 35 years!
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Re: Would you pay more for a rare color?
« Reply #47 on: January 22, 2016, 06:55:28 PM »
Only have a couple pictures. Not good with posting pictures. Still need to put white top & interior put back in car. May be can get Steve or Darrell to help me.

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Re: Would you pay more for a rare color?
« Reply #48 on: January 22, 2016, 06:58:49 PM »
Nah Im just messin' with Sport.   The car is super nice..

Here ya go.  I snuck in his garage one day and snagged a pic.. :o




Email me the pic and Ill post it. ;D
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Re: Would you pay more for a rare color?
« Reply #49 on: January 22, 2016, 08:37:00 PM »
Only have a couple pictures. Not good with posting pictures. Still need to put white top & interior put back in car. May be can get Steve or Darrell to help me.

This one looks great even without the top or the interior. Original owner of the car picked the combination just right, leading to this one optioned out like very few other '68 RS/SS convertibles I've ever witnessed.

Say "when" anytime you want the help with the pics. I don't need a lot of provocation to help you with it -

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Re: Would you pay more for a rare color?
« Reply #50 on: January 22, 2016, 09:01:25 PM »
Nah Im just messin' with Sport.   The car is super nice..

Here ya go.  I snuck in his garage one day and snagged a pic.. :o




:)  Well..  at least he's caring for and protecting it....  :)
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Re: Would you pay more for a rare color?
« Reply #51 on: January 22, 2016, 09:25:05 PM »
Thanks guy's. Wish that was my garage looks like a whole lot more room than mine!

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Re: Would you pay more for a rare color?
« Reply #52 on: January 22, 2016, 09:34:55 PM »
Well I couldnt find a pic with 100's of Camaro parts stashed around the car..  lol
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Re: Would you pay more for a rare color?
« Reply #53 on: January 22, 2016, 09:48:39 PM »
I think you answered your question in your question.  It has to do with demand..  More demand more money.  You can apply this to just about anything..

Ditto.

Corvette Bronze is my favorite. ( well Cortez Silver on 69's) I actually debated a color change many years...even up to when my buddy came out to quote a price to shoot the car. He's known the car since high school in the 70's. Stipulated he would not do it any other color. Said the paint was tired, give the color a chance, I'd be happy. Shot the fender extensions and called me down to the shop to take a look. When held to the sunlight, my heart skipped a beat. Got the green light for Ash Gold. (he really would have shot another color, lol) I'm not selling it, so it was not so much about investment.

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Re: Would you pay more for a rare color?
« Reply #54 on: January 23, 2016, 04:47:38 AM »
Well...The infamous Evening Orchid Z28 just sold at the Mecum auction for $150,000 so somebody is willing to pay more for a rare color..  :).
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Re: Would you pay more for a rare color?
« Reply #55 on: January 23, 2016, 07:01:52 AM »
Well it appears that way, I am curious if there was a mystery phone bidder who bid the price up against the eventual "winner" of the auction.
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Re: Would you pay more for a rare color?
« Reply #56 on: January 23, 2016, 02:27:09 PM »
Well...The infamous Evening Orchid Z28 just sold at the Mecum auction for $150,000 so somebody is willing to pay more for a rare color..  :).

Well, that's a famous car now in addition to the rare factory color... so that probably had something to do with it, although I haven't heard how it was presented at the auction (ie. what facts they provided along with it)...
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Re: Would you pay more for a rare color?
« Reply #57 on: January 24, 2016, 06:12:36 PM »
I would say that color could add 5 to as much as 20 percent

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Re: Would you pay more for a rare color?
« Reply #58 on: January 26, 2016, 08:31:20 PM »
I'm not sure if there is always a buyer premium for rare colors but there is one for what some call  wild colors or "hi po" colors or high impact colors 

All the auto manufactures had these special colors in the late 60s early 70s
I remember reading articles about these colors
here is one
https://fourwheeldrift.wordpress.com/2006/09/30/color-me-crazy-%E2%80%93-the-best-and-worst-paint-color-names/

In 1969 and 1970 AMC offered a "Big Bad" color option on its Javelin and AMX.
Three colors were available ,Orange ,Green and Blue
http://bigbadamc.tripod.com/

Yenko ordered 6 Camaro colors ...Hugger Orange, Daytona Yellow, LeMans Blue, Fathom Green, Rally Green, Olympic Gold
I guess he though those were hi po colors

I have heard Camaro collectors say they would pay more for Hugger Orange,  Daytona Yellow and Black cars but of course some wouldn't

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Re: Would you pay more for a rare color?
« Reply #59 on: January 26, 2016, 08:46:01 PM »
That first link had me laughing with the names they came up with....Paint Names You’ll Never See:

"With these great paint names in mind, the staff here at The Four Wheel Drift has dreamed-up the worst paint names that could ever be printed in a brochure or on a window sticker…
 
Yellow Snow
Blue Balls
Gang Green
Golden Showers
Gray Matter
Salmon Nilla
P.U. Ter
Packer Fudge
Tan Line
In the Buff
Beef Tungsten
Once You Go Black
Popper Cherry Red
Purple Nurpel
Lapis Dance
Pierced Naval Orange
High Whore Silver
Augusta National Country Club Membership White
Stinky Pinky
Almost Celibate Cardinal
Camel Topaz Two Tone
Augmented Chestnut
Copper Feel
What a Maroon
Sapphire Crotch
Red Tide
F-Uchsia
I Cannot Tell A Lilac
Sue ‘Em Vermillion
A Postscript – The Paint Color Nickname Hall of Fame:

From the files of “things we wished we thought of,” in 1970 the Chrysler Corp-supported Plymouth Superbird of Charlie Glotzbach started running NASCAR’s Gran National circuit painted in the factory color Plum Crazy. A creative journalist, however, gave the color a nickname that stuck with the media for years: “Statutory Grape.”
1969 garnet red Z/28 46k mile unrestored X77
-Looking for 3192477 (front) spiral shocks 3192851 (rear)
-Looking for an original LOF soft ray windshield
-Looking for original Delco side post negative battery cable part # 6297651AV

 

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