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Daniel Schmitt & Co Presents: 1960 Chevrolet Impala Sport Sedan

31,135 original miles, Southern California car, rare code-correct 348-cubic-inch big-block V-8, factory radio and much more!

Daniel Schmitt & Co Presents: 1955 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible

Same owner for 34-years, California car since new with original black plate, extremely high-cost restoration, 331-cubic-inch V-8, power windows, power steering, power brakes, power top, Kelsey-Hays wire wheels…this is without a doubt one of the finest, most desirably optioned 1955 Cadillac Series 62 Convertibles available anywhere!

Daniel Schmitt & Co Presents: 1957 Chevrolet Nomad

Longtime California car, rare factory power seat, original radio, upgraded 327-cubic-inch V-8 and much more! Click here for more information and photos

Daniel Schmitt & Co Presents: 1929 Model A Ford Sport Roadster

Highly desirable features such as dual side-mounted spares, rumble seat, stone guard, wind wings, and Motometer this Sport Roadster is ready to be drive, shown and enjoyed!

Daniel Schmitt & Co Presents: 1950 Hudson Commodore 8 Convertible

1 of only approximately 1,100 produced, over $110,000 just spent on full restoration, highly desirable 3-speed manual transmission with optional overdrive and much more!

Daniel Schmitt & Co Presents: 1992 Ferrari 348 TS

12,855 original miles, local car, only two owners since new, 3.4-liter V-8/300-horsepower…This beautiful machine truly has it all, with one of the sweetest sounding engines to ever wear the prancing horse!

November 18, 1960

Exactly 53 years ago today, Chrysler ended production of the DeSoto brand. 

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Daniel Schmitt & Co Presents: 1964 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster

Originally purchased by an Air Force Lieutenant, and presumably a pilot, all of the go-fast boxes were checked on the order form, including the L76 327 with 365-horsepower backed by a factory 4-speed transmission!

Finding the right car

Maybe you have just retired, or find yourself in with new-found financial freedom and you have decided it is time to finally get that car of your dreams. Where do you start? Maybe you already think you know exactly what you want. But have you ever even driven the car of your dreams in real life? Is the car you have always envisioned a good fit for your climate and lifestyle? Do you have realistic expectations of what collector car ownership entails? 
These questions may not be of any importance if you already have some experience with collectible cars. Perhaps you already understand the idiosyncrasies that can accompany a rare or unique automobile. However, if you are fairly new to the hobby, you may want some help in making sure your collector car purchase is a match for your expectations. Very often a client will come in with a very specific idea of what they want, but after speaking with one of our expert consultants their opinions may change entirely. At Daniel Schmitt & Co. we…

Daniel Schmitt & Co Presents: 1953 MG TD Roadster

Full body-off restoration showing zero miles, new chrome, new top, 1,250CC XPAG engine,  4-speed transmission and much more!

Daniel Schmitt & Co Presents: 1973 ½ Porsche 911T CIS Targa

Highly desirable matching #’s CIS engine, believed to be 37,442 original miles, California car, factory air conditioning, 1 of only 1,302 produced…Fitted with an advanced and bullet-proof Bosch injection system, these cars quickly gained a reputation as being the best built, most reliable, and most fun to drive 911s of their time!

Daniel Schmitt & Co Presents: 1956 Cadillac Series 62 Coupe

This 1956 Cadillac Series 62 Coupe has a laser-straight body and runs and drives beautifully. This is an exceptionally clean 52,658 mile survivor that with little effort could very easily be a high-level show car, or can be drive and enjoyed as is and still draw stares and compliments!

Daniel Schmitt & Co Presents: 1964 Land Rover Series IIA 88” Station Wagon

Beautifully restored, highly desirable tropical roof model, 2.25-liter gasoline engine, one of the most capable and legendary 4x4’s ever made…highly sought-after and collectible!

Daniel Schmitt & Co Presents: 1938 Chevrolet Master Deluxe Town Sedan

Owned by same GM Dealership since new—never sold to an individual, 38,684 original miles with signed statement from the dealership, spectacular recent full restoration…an excellent collection or museum piece!

Daniel Schmitt & Co Presents: 1969 Pontiac Firebird Convertible

Full nut and bolt rotisserie restoration, full PHS documentation, believed to be 59,802 original miles, 350 cubic-inch V-8/265-horsepower, original radio…There are few cars that can match this one with its highly desirable options combined with an incredibly high-level restoration!

Daniel Schmitt & Co. Presents: 1935 Ford Convertible Cabriolet

Rare factory correct example, incredible no-expense spared restoration, smooth running 221-cubic-inch V-8/85-Horsepower, rumble seat and much more!

Daniel Schmitt & Co Presents: 1967 Chevrolet Impala SS Convertible

Believed to be 56,061 original miles, code-correct and believed to be original 283-cubic-inch V-8, correct Powerglide automatic transmission, rare factory power windows…A truly exceptional and original 1967 Impala SS Convertible!

Daniel Schmitt & Co Presents: 1986 Ferrari Testarossa Straman Convertible

1 of only 12 ever produced, 9,448 original miles, extensive service records, rare and desirable “flying mirror,” found on less than 15% of production, 4.9-liter flat-12-cylinder/380-horsepower…One of the all-time most sought-after coach built Ferraris!

Daniel Schmitt & Co Presents: 1976 Porsche 911S Targa

This 1976 Porsche 911S Targa would make a wonderful addition to any collection, or as an excellent entry into the exclusive world of 911 ownership!

Daniel Schmitt & Co Presents: 1977 Porsche 911S Targa

Original #’s matching engine, 1 of only 2,747 produced, 74,044 original miles, Porsche Certificate of Authenticity, factory correct Grand Prix White with Black Leatherette interior…This desirably optioned 911S Targa presents wonderfully and is ready to be enjoyed by a proud new owner!

Daniel Schmitt & Co Presents: 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible

Complete frame off restoration, factory power-pack 265-cubic-inch V-8—All numbers correct, former AACA winner, just 3,600 gently driver miles since restoration, factory powerglide automatic transmission…One of the best anywhere!

Daniel Schmitt & Co Presents: 1976 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible

Only 50,747 original miles, parade boot, factory stereo, last year for the convertible and 500-cubic-inch v-8, automatic climate control…This is an extremely high-quality car that belongs in the finest of Cadillac collections!

Daniel Schmitt & Co Presents: 2003 BMW Z8 Roadster

1 of only 62 every produced worldwide in highly desirable Red with Crema interior, 1 of only 159 U.S. models produced in 2003, only 24,595 original miles, 4.9-liter V-8/400-horsepower, 6-speed manual transmission… A true modern collectible!