Featured Image: Originally destined for a museum before fate intervened: eight Delahayes, nine Talbot Lagos (three with Saoutchik bodies), four Ferraris (including a 250 GT California Spider once owned by a movie star), three Panhard-Levassors, three Lorraine Dietrichs, three Panhard-Levassors, two Delages, plus a Bugatti T57 Ventoux, Hispano Suiza H6B, Maserati A6G Gran Sport Frua, Lagonda LG45 cabriolet, Porsche 356 SC … sixty cars in all Source: Gizmag Image Gallery (49 images). (Fair Use).
By Mike Hanlon
December 14, 2014
Proof that priceless barn finds are still possible emerged from France this week when elite auction house Artcurial disclosed it had discovered the automotive equivalent of Tutankhamun’s tomb.
Earlier this year, Artcurial’s Matthieu Lamoure and Pierre Novikoff came across the remarkable treasure trove of rare automobiles on a provincial farm in the West of France. . . . Read Complete Report
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Photo: Herrerasaurus Skeleton replica at a special exhibition of the Naturmuseum Senckenberg. CREDIT: Eva K. SOURCE Wikipedia. (Public Domain) Licensing
from Science Daily
Dec. 4, 2012 — Researchers have discovered what may be the earliest dinosaur, a creature the size of a Labrador retriever, but with a five foot-long tail, that walked the Earth about 10 million years before more familiar dinosaurs like the small, swift-footed Eoraptor and Herrerasaurus.
The findings mean that the dinosaur lineage appeared 10 million to 15 million years earlier than fossils previously showed, originating in the Middle Triassic rather than in the Late Triassic period. . . . Read Complete Report