Another BaT Coupe

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Thanks for the info, maybe a pic will surface on this forum. Also glad to see you are making progress on your coupe....always nice to spend time on winter projects :)
Hate to say it, but I can't find a picture of Bob's car. Sorry.
 
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This auction is thrilling news to us long time owners in that our beloved coupes are now commanding attention. Yes it might be time to reevaluate insurance coverage, personally, so I called Hagerty to converse with them about additional coverage. They list a concours 3.0CS at $81,000. Thought you might want to know.
 

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Just read this whole thread, it's very interesting and informative. I thought I had a picture of Bob Platz CS from The Vintage in Asheville from 2016 or 2017, unfortunately I don't.

I had a watch on the auction yet missed the real bidding action. Would love to see the car in person some day.
 

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This auction is thrilling news to us long time owners in that our beloved coupes are now commanding attention. Yes it might be time to reevaluate insurance coverage, personally, so I called Hagerty to converse with them about additional coverage. They list a concours 3.0CS at $81,000. Thought you might want to know.
It will be interesting to see how soon Hagerty adjusts their #s based on the two recent BaT auctions.
 

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Does Hagerty use BAT for valuation? How about eBay?
Hagerty uses any known recorded public sale. Often times they get the info from consumers like us. Example, I will use this auction as a comp and send them the link.
 
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Hagerty uses any known recorded public sale. Often times they get the info from consumers like us. Example, I will use this auction as a comp and send them the link.
I had a series of conversations with Hagerty about the valuation of my car when I first insured it. And when I thought they needed to update their understanding of value, I sent them a link to the thread in this forum (discussing my car before I bought it) where several forum members expressed their views on current valuations based on a range of conditions.
 

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That car belongs to Bob Platz. He lives near Philadelphia and owns a Mercedes restoration shop in Camden NJ. His son's name is Harrison. They do very high end Mercedes Restorations.
i saw Bob's coupe at the first Kiawah Island concours. Bob's car is more of a true baikal and it has mini lite type wheels on it. it is a '73 but has the wrong over rider rubber trim on it (not '73).
 

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Well, here's hoping that this auction increases the value of all of our cars and impels BMW to improve parts availability!
 
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