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AUGUST 1, 2010-1930 CHEVROLET-“MISS DAISY”: THE 80-YEAR-OLD LOTTERY PRIZE

  Hal Layden is not a typical car guy.   That’s why his ownership of this 1930 Chevrolet is unique-cars of this era are a test for seasoned car...

August 1, 2010 View more...
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AUGUST 1, 2010 -1971 PLYMOUTH HEMI GTX-THIS ONE DIDN’T GET AWAY… FOR LONG

  Back in the fall of 1970, Al Prizeman made the best decision of his young life-he bought a brand new 1971 GTX with a big and nasty 426...

August 1, 2010 View more...
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AUGUST 1, 2010-1925 MODEL T SPEEDSTER: EARLY FORD MUSCLE

  For the uninitiated, the Model T represents a quaint era of automotive history and nothing more – just don’t say that in front of a Model T guy....

August 1, 2010 View more...
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JULY 31, 2010 (AUGUST 2010)-1963 STUDEBAKER AVANTI “HERE COMES THE JUDGE”

  Most old cars have an interesting owner history but this 1963 Avanti is one of the best background stories we’ve ever heard at MSCC.   ‘This car is...

July 31, 2010 View more...
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JULY 13, 2010–1962 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE: THE FAMILY PET THAT STAYED…

  Don Durand was working in the Wyoming oil patch back in 1962 when he decided to buy a new car.   ‘This Pontiac was purchased at Collinwood Motors...

July 13, 2010 View more...
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JULY 6, 2010 1951 DODGE LIMO-GOOD ENOUGH FOR MARILYN MONROE AND ROBERT MITCHUM

Sixty years ago a film called “River of No Return” was filmed in Jasper National Park Alberta Canada. The two stars of the movie were Marilyn Monroe and Robert...

July 6, 2010 View more...
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JULY 6, 2010: 1940 MERCURY–BOUGHT SO LONG AGO- IT WAS STILL A GOOD USED CAR

  Most car guys have one wish – go back in time and pick up the vintage iron that has appreciated the most in the last 40 years.  ...

July 6, 2010 View more...
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JULY 3, 2010 A 1939 PACKARD SUPER 8 SEDAN CONVERTIBLE FINDS THE PERFECT OWNERS

  A 1939 Packard Sedan Convertible is not something that you will see at every car show.   They are as rare as a need for air conditioning at...

July 3, 2010 View more...
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JULY 3, 2010 A 1966 CADILLAC CONVERTIBLE WITH AN UNUSUAL OPTION

A 1966 Cadillac is a very big car from the days when gas was cheap and miles per gallon was not a huge issue.   Bob McFadzen’s 1966 Cadillac...

July 3, 2010 View more...
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JULY 3, 2010 A 1963 VOLVO PV 544 KEEPS THE CONFUSION ALIVE

  Volvo 444 and 544 models are always a source of confusion for the average person.   Most people think they are close cousins with the legendary Volkswagen Beetles,...

July 3, 2010 View more...

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OCTOBER 31, 2014: WHAT DID IT COST TO OWN A COOL RIDE IN 1969? READ ON. . .

  A lot of things happened in the Summer of ’69.   June 1969 was the month when the Beatles landed number one on the Billboard charts with ‘Get...

October 31, 2014 View more...
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OCTOBER 29, 2013 (NOVEMBER 2013): NATIONAL LAMPOON’S ‘VACATION’ HAD A LOT TO DO WITH THIS CAR PURCHASE

  I spotted a 1973 Ford station wagon on the main street of a small town car show in June 2013 and knew I had to get the story...

October 29, 2013 View more...
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OCTOBER 9, 2012 DIARY OF A MARATHON MAN: A TRIP TO INDIANAPOLIS IN A CLASSIC MOPAR – A 1970 SUPER BIRD

  Many guys who own wing cars like the Plymouth Super Bird or Dodge Daytona treat them like the Mona Lisa.   They imprison them in a controlled environment...

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OCTOBER 23, 2011: DETROIT STYLE FROM THE PAST-WHEN GOOD LOOKS CAN REALLY KILL

  The bygone era of Detroit included many very stylish rides.   This fact is one of the big reasons that old iron has such incredible curb appeal in...

October 23, 2011 View more...

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MSCC MARKET REPORT 2018

  MSCC MARKET REPORT 2018   Welcome to the MyStarCollectorCar Market Report.   This will be a regional look at prices for collector vehicles based on actual sales so...

August 3, 2017 View more...
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These are all great businesses and they support MyStarCollector Car through their advertising  so we can continue to bring you our  insight into the old car hobby 365 days...

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JUNE 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

JUNE 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS       JUNE 1: COQUITLAM, BC  Geoff McElgunn Scholarship Show & Shine 604-551-3650   JUNE 1-3: THREE HILLS, AB Cruise Weekend  ...

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STRANGER IN PARADISE: THE 2018 EDMONTON STREET ROAD ASSOCIATION SHOW IN RUNDLE PARK.

  MyStarCollectorCar had never been to the ESRA car show at its new home in Rundle Park prior to this past weekend.   The new location can only be described as spectacular because Rundle Park is located along the river valley in Edmonton, Alberta and it is an amazing place to host a car show. See More

CANUCK IRON—CANADA DAY CANADIAN CLASSICS

  Canada Day  is the northern equivalent of July 4th in the United States.   Both countries celebrate a national birthday by throwing a national party so fireworks and socializing are high on the agenda on July 1st in Canada.   Canadians celebrate a distinctively Canadian heritage on July 1st and one of the trademarks See More

MSCC JUNE 22 FIVE FOR FRIDAY: FIVE THINGS YOU NEED FOR A ROAD TRIP IN AN OLD CAR

  Years ago I wrote a piece for MyStarCollector that doesn’t make a great deal of sense in Reality World   I put forth a case for a road trip in a vintage car with no modern conveniences like cell phones and, more importantly, no actual rational thought.     My only defense for this See More

STANDING IN THE SHADOW OF AUTOMOTIVE GIANTS: THE PONTIAC FIREBIRD AND MERCURY COUGAR

  Mercury and Pontiac share a common bond in automotive history: both introduced pony cars in the 1960s that were Miss Congeniality cars by comparison to their Miss Universe stable mates (Chevy’s Camaro and Ford’s Mustang).   Mercury and Pontiac cultivated a reputation in the slightly-above-average-luxury car market and offered base models that were a See More

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STRANGER IN PARADISE: THE 2018 EDMONTON STREET ROAD ASSOCIATION SHOW IN RUNDLE PARK.

  MyStarCollectorCar had never been to the ESRA car show at its new home in Rundle Park prior to this past weekend.   The new location can only be...

June 23, 2018 View more...
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JUNE 2018: ’58 BELVEDERE CONVERTIBLE—RARE MOPAR WITH A DUTCH CONNECTION

  Car guys always have a mentor who steered them into the hobby.   It can be a buddy, a brother or an uncle but most often the mentor...

June 22, 2018 View more...
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A PERFECT MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR WEEKEND: 3 SHOWS IN 3 DAYS

  The idea of three car shows is pretty appealing in a kid-at-Christmas kind of way here at MyStarCollectorCar.   This weekend we were able to perform that feat...

June 17, 2018 View more...
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JUNE 23, 2018 EG AUCTIONS PRESENTS THIS 1965 NOVA SS

EG Auctions Is Proud To Present: Our 11th Annual Calgary Premier Collector Car Auction at the Grey Eagle Casino! SATURDAY MAIN EVENT June 23rd – 2018   Click here...

May 31, 2018 View more...

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SAINT ALBERT ROCK’N AUGUST—THE BIG SHOW RETURNS AUGUST 7-11

  Rock’n August is one of Western Canada’s biggest annual car shows.   The whole community gets behind this week-long event because this is a showcase for the best...

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JULY 28, 2018 19th ANNUAL MICHENER ALLEN CLASSIC AND COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION

FEATURE CAR—THIS MONSTER ’69 CHARGER       The 2nd Generation Chargers are widely seen as one of the most iconic muscle cars ever built. They looked fast from...

June 19, 2017
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JUNE 23, 2018 Our 11th Annual Calgary Premier Collector Car Auction at the Grey Eagle Casino!

  EG Auctions Is Proud To Present: Our 11th Annual Calgary Premier Collector Car Auction at the Grey Eagle Casino! SATURDAY MAIN EVENT June 23rd – 2018 INDOORS!!!! CONVENTION...

April 21, 2017
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JUNE 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

JUNE 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS       JUNE 1: COQUITLAM, BC  Geoff McElgunn Scholarship Show & Shine 604-551-3650   JUNE 1-3: THREE HILLS, AB Cruise Weekend  ...

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