August means anticipation in the classic car market. The major auction companies that stage events in and around Monterey, Calif., have all announced their star consignments and are poised to kick off their biggest events of the year. Predictions have begun for how the Monterey auctions will fare this year, and opinions vary but, for our part, we believe the market is continuing to grow, but is doing so at a slower rate. In other words, the arc we have been describing for the past 18 months will persist, which should be reassuring.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2015/08/05/state-of-the-market