Friday, August 16, 2013
Well, as you well know, this weekend is the Pebble Beach Concours. Hawaii to do good and they did well. Very well. The 1921 Duesenberg Straight 8 Model A #601 sold to - that's right - a former Xtian missionary. Who else could buy a $7,500 'running chasis' and have a Cinderella Royal Coach wanna-be added to it? Oh, to be frank, it wasn't just Xtians, the JWs were into it also. In 1979 the abbot acquired a $25,000 white BMW. Followers dutifully bowed their shaved heads when he motored past. Though Tassajara was earning more than $100,000 a year and Greens was operating in the black, annual deficits climbed to $155,000." BTW, $25,000 was more than I earned during the entire 1979 tax year working full-time in a union job at top scale!
Posted by Mysterion