When you’re in the business and restore cars for a living, you look for something special that you can’t make. And you can’t manufacture originality. It’s kind of intriguing if you think about it. Dad found that out the hard way with his favorite car — a totally original Ford Model A. The paint was thin on the fenders and he made the mistake of painting them.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/Articles/2013/08/14/Old-is-New