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JULY 1,2009: My Star 1928 Model A-with the “duck hunter” Rumble Seat option

  Boyd Gilbert was a Model A guy long before they became highly prized by collectors and hot-rodders alike.   Boyd’s personal history goes back to the 1950s when...

July 1, 2009 View more...
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JUNE 30, 2009 (JULY 2009) 1952 CHEVY-A RIVER RAN THROUGH IT

  Troy Tanner is a disciple of the George Barris School of Car Customizing.     ‘He is absolutely an old school guy when it comes to building a...

June 30, 2009 View more...
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JUNE 30, 2009: Lost Star-1952 Austin A40-the reality behind American Graffiti.

  Back in the 70s George Lucas asked the question: “where were you in 62?” in the classic coming of age/car movie American Graffiti.   This movie was made...

June 30, 2009 View more...
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JUNE 30,2009 LOST STAR-A MONTE CARLO FIRST CAR

We’ve reprinted this article with the permission of Dave Nagy and the Red Deer Advocate   By Dave Nagy A car. More importantly, that first car. ‘Okay, what we’re...

June 30, 2009 View more...
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JUNE 10, 2009: MY STAR REVISITED JUNE 2009 LUCY+BETSY: 2 FOR THE ROAD-the wayward 1957 Thunderbird

  Lucy Clark and Betsy Bird became an inseparable road team in November 2003 when Lucy purchased her coral- colored 1957 Ford Thunderbird and marked the beginning of a...

June 10, 2009 View more...
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JUNE 7, 2009: MY STAR REVISITED JULY 2009–1965 VOLKSWAGEN MICROBUS GREAT RV FROM THE 60S

  Ryan Pruder is a true car guy who happens to focus on classic Volkswagens.   He owns this 1965 VW Microbus for the right reasons-not because their prices...

June 7, 2009 View more...
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JUNE 7, 2009 MY STAR REVISITED JULY 2009-GETTING THERE IN A HURRY-1973 PONTIAC SUPERIOR COACH

Kelsey Landry saw a lot of action during his years as an EMT.   ‘He loved the job so much he coveted a vintage ambulance after his retirement from...

June 7, 2009 View more...
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JUNE 7, 2009: CANADIAN IRON 1964 VALIANT WAGON-BRINGING THE FAMILY TRUCKSTER BACK

  Bob Just is a very practical man so when he had an opportunity to buy a used ’64 Valiant station wagon the choice was easy.   What flies...

June 7, 2009 View more...
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JUNE 7, 2009 1929 MODEL A-The View into the Past-a Hot Rod past

  Butch Henry may be looking through the windshield of his 1929 Model A coupe but the view is actually a window into car memories from his younger days....

June 7, 2009 View more...
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JUNE 7, 2009–1953 BUICK:GROWING OLD TOGETHER WITH A BIRTHDAY BUDDY FROM 1953

Larry Steeves was born in 1953 and that, in a nutshell, is why he owns a 1953 Buick sedan.   Basically Larry wanted a car from his year that...

June 7, 2009 View more...

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FEBRUARY 9, 2013: THE FUTURE OF THE HOBBY–LOOK NO FURTHER THAN THE 1980s GLHS CHARGER

  I was at a Mopar show last summer and it was packed with the usual suspects like B-body Road Runners, E-body Challengers and A-Body Dusters but off in...

February 9, 2013 View more...
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FEBRUARY 29, 2012 (MARCH 2012): 1958 CHEVROLET IMPALA CONVERTIBLE-MINING FOR BARNYARD GOLD

  Most classic car “barn finds” are actually discovered inside the barn-not in the barn yard.   According to legend, they are typically covered in dust but they are...

February 29, 2012 View more...
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FEBRUARY 3, 2011 1962 PLYMOUTH SAVOY-DAD’S LAST CAR SURVIVES MANY OWNERS.

  Bill  never saw his dad actually drive this 1962 Plymouth Savoy.   Bill was overseas in military service when his father bought this brand new bare bones sedan-...

February 3, 2011 View more...
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FEBRUARY 11, 2010: SHOWDOWN AT THE OK CAR CORRAL:CHRISTINE TAKES ON TOYOTA

  Stephen King wrote about the most evil car on the planet when he created ‘Christine’, a 1958 Plymouth Fury assembled with the rare mass murderer option.   The...

February 11, 2010 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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MAY 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

MAY 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS     MAY 3: REGINA, SK Antique Auto Association of Regina Movie Night 306-545-8180   MAY 4-5: RED DEER, AB Central Alberta Vintage...

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HOW TO BE A WELCOME AND POPULAR GUEST AT A CAR SHOW

  MyStarCollectorCar has touched on the topic of car show etiquette many times over the past nine years because the topic is completely unlike the vintage vehicles at a car show.   The topic never gets old.     We have already attended a few shows during the early phase of the car show season See More

IS THE MANUAL TRANSMISSION POISED TO MAKE A COMEBACK? THE HAGERTY DRIVING EXPERIENCE SURE HOPES SO

  The manual transmission is a mystery to many younger drivers.   There are many reasons for this but the biggest reason is technology.       We’re on the brink of self-driving cars and everybody knows robots don’t like clutches.     In reality, the manual transmission has been dying a slow death through attrition. Decades See More

BAD TO THE BONE: THE 1950S-ERA BUICK ROADMASTER

  Buick is a famous name in the General Motors lineup and one of its most legendary models was the Roadmaster, initially built by GM between 1936 and 1958.   The Roadmaster name was resurrected in 1991 and enjoyed a brief five year production run.   But it was always about the earlier Roadmasters because See More

THE CLASSIC HOT ROD— ETERNAL REBEL MACHINE

  I saw an old movie called Crime Wave from 1954 and it starred a very young Charles Bronson—he was so young he was billed as Charles Buchinsky (his real name).   Charlie was a leather jacketed bad guy in this film but he didn’t achieve total punk-dom until he stole a Model A hot See More

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IS THE MANUAL TRANSMISSION POISED TO MAKE A COMEBACK? THE HAGERTY DRIVING EXPERIENCE SURE HOPES SO

  The manual transmission is a mystery to many younger drivers.   There are many reasons for this but the biggest reason is technology.       We’re on the brink...

May 21, 2018 View more...
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DO IT YOURSELF CAR APPRAISALS—YES, YOU CAN HANDLE IT

  I had my first experience with vintage car appraisals back in the late 90s with a ’59 Plymouth.   I needed an appraisal for insurance and they definitely...

March 29, 2018 View more...
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FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CAR AUCTIONS

  Car auctions have become a TV hit thanks to extensive coverage over the last twenty years so auctions have been turned into show business.   They are run...

December 14, 2017 View more...
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MAY 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

MAY 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS     MAY 3: REGINA, SK Antique Auto Association of Regina Movie Night 306-545-8180   MAY 4-5: RED DEER, AB Central Alberta Vintage...

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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...

December 16, 2017
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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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MAY 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

MAY 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS     MAY 3: REGINA, SK Antique Auto Association of Regina Movie Night 306-545-8180   MAY 4-5: RED DEER, AB Central Alberta Vintage...

October 4, 2015

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