For sale on eBay right now is this Hobart 20-quart mixer modified to pay a nod to the classic woody station wagons of yore. It's got a reserve price of $500 and about 8 days of bidding left. If you're a classic car junkie and a baker, this is all you.
'stand mixers' on Serious Eats
A good stand mixer is a true workhorse in the kitchen for anyone who bakes more than occasionally, and just like with food processors, the battle for kitchen superiority (at least for the home consumer) comes down to the choice between KitchenAid and Cuisinart. When selecting one, there are a few criteria that I try to look for.