The G.D. Herring Journal

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classic cars

DeLorean – From Pontiac to “Flux Capacitor”

A Detroit, Michigan native, John DeLorean began his career first at Chrysler then at Packard. Later, he started working at General Motors and during his time in management, led the Pontiac GTO, Grand Prix, and Chevy Cosworth Vega teams.

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classic cars

Koenigsegg- Hypercar

Established in 1994 by Christian von Koenigsegg, the Swedish based company Koenigsegg Automotive manufactures some of the world’s leading hypercars. What is a hypercar?

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guns

Firearms As Legacy

The good people over at “Ask a Prepper” have put together some ideas and information about firearms to leave to our children. Some have financial

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classic cars

The Mark of a Porsche

Before the Porsche company was even created, Ferdinand Porsche pioneered the P1 Porsche, (P1 standing for “Porsche #1”) in 1898. As the first Porsche ever

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collectibles

Prayer Rugs

Rugs can be and are more than just comfort, decoration and a store of wealth. They can also be tools of our spiritual life. Consider

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classic cars

BMW’s Distinctive Logo

BMW was originally a manufacturer of airplane engines The company’s first car was made with an Austin 7 platform The checkered logo represents an airplane

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real estate

The Luxury Migration

There has been an uptick in luxury market activity from the recent pandemic More buyers are moving from dense urban areas to remote areas than

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oriental rugs

Buying Oriental Rugs Online

Can you buy rugs online? The short answer is “yes you can,” but in reality, it’s more complicated than that. There are three significant problems

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oriental rugs

The Value of Handmade Rugs

Oriental rugs are one of the few handcrafted furnishings being made today As fewer and fewer handmade rugs are produced, their value goes up These

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oriental rugs

Coming Soon…

A new series featuring life-long rug collector, appraiser and broker, Sam Ramazani of Sara’s Oriental Rugs. Stay tuned!

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classic cars

Can You Name That Car?

Everyone remembers Ricardo Montalban and his Corinthian Leather Chrysler commercials right? Today, let’s go back in time and see if you can pair these slogans

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boats

Get Your Feet Wet

You’ve probably heard someone in your life say that you learn by doing. This is axiom is definitely true about boats. I’m living proof that

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collectibles

The Jeep Wave

You’ve likely heard of a CJ-5 or CJ-7 (CJ standing for Civilian Jeep), one of American Motors Corporation (AMC) more common builds up to 1986.

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classic cars

Keep It Clean!

Keeping your car clean is key to making it the envy of the road. I give all the cars in my collection a regular hosing

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classic cars

Happy Easter!

No Classic Cars column this week as we are all celebrating Easter. We hope you had a wonderful holiday. It’s a strange time we are

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