Credentials

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Dennis David

OWNER,
AUTOMATIVE JOURNALIST,
VEHICLE INSPECTOR & APPRAISER

Dennis David has contributed to many fine automobile publications.

His work has appeared in many automotive related media publications including Automobile Quarterly, Hemmings Special Interest Autos, Mustang Market & Tech Guide, Cars & Parts, Car Collector, Heavy Duty Trucking, and Pontiac Enthusiast.

 

In addition, David writes catalogs for some of the finest collector car auction companies in the world. He also won the 2007 Hernando DeSoto award from the National DeSoto Club for his book on the history of DeSoto and sits on the Society of Automotive Historians Benz Award committee, which annually recognizes the best automotive related journalism article in print form. 

Dennis' Credentials

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Current Personally Owened Cars

  • 1979 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith II

  • 1984 Chevrolet Corvette

  • 1948 Willys Overland Jeepster

  • 1946 Crosley

  • 1988 Ferrari 328

  • 1957 BMW Isetta

  • 1965 Modified Racecar #5

  • 1998 Honda Aero Shadow 1100

  • Member of the International Automotive Appraisers Assoc. (1003070001)

  • Member of the Bureau of Certified Auto Appraisers  (991911126)

  • Catalog writer for Worldwide Auctioneers

  • Catalog writer for Dragone Classic Motorcars

  • Work has appeared in Car Collector magazine

  • Work has appeared in Cars & Parts magazine

  • Work has appeared in Special Interest Autos

  • Work has appeared in Automobile Quarterly

  • Former Technical Editor for the National DeSoto Club

  • Author of “Under the Hood” appearing in the National DeSoto Club magazine

  • Author of “Along the Road” a regular feature in Car Collector for three years

  • Author of Fifties Fins-MBI Publishing

  • Author of How to Restore Classic Toys-MBI Publishing

  • Author of History of TONKA Toys-MBI Publishing

  • Author of History of DeSoto-Iconographics

  • Author of Compact Tractors-Iconographics

  • Member in good standing of the Society of Automotive Historians

  • Member of the Benz Committee for the SAH Benz award

  • Member in good standing of the Rolls-Royce Owner’s Club

  • Member in good standing of the Antique Automobile Club of America

  • Judge for the Greenwich Concours de Elegance

  • Judge and Chief Tabulator for the Limerock Vintage Festival

  • Judge for the Burn Prevention Concours Show

  • Winner of the 1998 Hernando DeSoto Award from the NDC

  • State of CT certified technology teacher specializing in transportation and communications

Chris David, Vintage Car Enterprises, LL

Chris David

Chris David’s love for automobiles began early when at the of 12 he became a Junior Judge at the Greenwich Concours D’Elegance in Connecticut.

After becoming a full-fledge Judge at the age of 18, Chris began to participate in other Concours events around the country. 

 

At 25, he developed an excel based computer program which streamlined the results verification and data recording process.

Today, the program is used at Greenwich, The Elegance at Hershey, the Boca Raton Concours, and many more events around the country.

Chris' Credentials

  • Member of the International Automotive Appraisers Assoc. (1006290019)

  • Catalog writer for Worldwide Auctioneers

  • Catalog writer for Mecum Auctions

  • Member of the Society of Automotive Historians

  • Member of Future Classic Cars of America

Current Personally Owened Cars

  • 1994 Lincoln Town Car, Executive Series

  • 1998 Buick Century Custom

VEHICLE INSPECTOR & APPRAISER