Wednesday 27 June 2012

Sleeping beauty barn finds spotted in France

Thanks to Jeroen Brandt for sending us these pictures!

Friday 1 June 2012


FIAT of White-Russian commander baron Wrangel discovered

A precious FIAT from 1913, once belonging to general Baron Wrangel, an officer in the Imperial Russian army and later commanding general of the anti-Bolshevik White Army, is discovered in Russia. The 99 year old spectacular barnfind was made by Jan Bruijn of Galleria Style & Auto in Joure (the Netherlands). The FIAT will be shown for the first time on June 23 and 24 at the Concours d'élégance Paleis Het Loo in Apeldoorn (the Netherlands).

Thanks to PreWarCar for this press release. To read in full click here!

Thursday 10 May 2012

1958 Porsche Speedster - barn find of the year?

Thanks to Mick Thorburn for sending us this story about an amazing barn find. An all-original 1958 Porsche Speedster with less than 100,000 miles on the clock. Found in a garage in O.C. and have been sitting since 1982. More info on the story on MotorAuthority.

Monday 20 February 2012

Beauty found in a field in East Sussex

Thanks to Pauline Midwinter for sending us this sleeping beauty discovery! We think it might be a Ford Anglia!

Tuesday 14 June 2011

Beauty discovered in the Italian Le Marche

A Fiat Cinquecento (500) discovered in the Italian Le Marche, just outside of the walled medieval village of Caudino. Thanks to Raymond Van Donk from for sending us this Italian sleeping beauty.

Wednesday 16 February 2011

This must be the ultimate accolade for any book!

Jay Leno invited Kay Hottendorff to his Book Club
to talk about The Fate Of The Sleeping Beauties

Thursday 14 October 2010

The Most Beautiful Sleeping Beauty Photo ...

This was the winning entry chosen by author Ard op de Weegh