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MSCC MAY 2019 STARS OF THE SHOW: HISTORY ROAD—OFF THE CHARTS MIX AND MATCH

  Most car shows have a lot of variety because it makes good business sense when you appeal to a much broader audience.   Few events pull off mix...

May 24, 2019 View more...

MAY 2019 MSCC ROAD WARRIORS—DEFINITELY NOT CLONE WARS

  There’s a generic look to new vehicles you wouldn’t see with classic iron because classic iron was so easy to ID.   This is clearly a ’64 Ford...

May 17, 2019 View more...

FIVE QUESTIONS ABOUT RIDES FOR RELIEF AT CAM CLARK FORD AIRDRIE—A CAR SHOW WRAPPED AROUND A GREAT CAUSE

  Car shows are major players in communities because classic iron is a big draw for spectators and the owners willingly donate their time and money to the cause....

April 25, 2019 View more...

APRIL 2019: 1936 DODGE BROTHERS PICKUP—IT’S NOT GOING TO BE HOT-RODDED OR RAT-RODDED

  Cars and trucks from the 1930s come in three distinct forms.   They’re either stock, hot-rodded or extinct.   This 1936 Dodge Brothers pickup is a great example...

April 15, 2019 View more...

APRIL 2019 STARS OF THE SHOW—THE RAIN, THE SUN AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN

  2018 was a great year for car stories but the weather at the shows wasn’t a highlight.   There was rain.     There was smoke.    ...

April 13, 2019 View more...

BRANDON SUPER RUN 2019–A LOOK BACK AT THE HISTORY OF THIS SPECTACULAR EVENT

  The 2019 Super Run takes place in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada from August 2-4th and it promises to be another great year for this spectacular event.   The Super...

April 3, 2019 View more...

MARCH 2019 STARS OF THE SHOW: AUCTIONS CAN BE A GREAT CAR SHOW—TAKE A LOOK BACK AT SOME CLASSIC IRON FROM TEN YEARS AGO

  Car auctions are all about commerce but they also put together some really nice groups of classic iron and that qualifies as a car show—especially when winters are...

March 16, 2019 View more...

MSCC FEATURE: HOW THE REYNOLDS-ALBERTA MUSEUM HELPED FIGHT OFF WINTER CABIN FEVER

  I’ve been to the Reynolds-Alberta Museum in Wetaskiwin, Alberta, Canada many times but I’ve never seen the inside of the museum.   The big draw for me is...

March 13, 2019 View more...

FEBRUARY 2019 STARS OF THE SHOW – A LOOK BACK AT THE 2012 CALGARY WORLD OF WHEELS

  The Calgary World of Wheels takes place from February 22-24 and it’s always a welcome mid-winter break for car guys.   These were taken at the 2012 Calgary...

February 8, 2019 View more...

JANUARY 2019 MSCC STARS OF THE SHOW–THE CARS OF GRACELAND

January 8th is Elvis Presley’s birthday and since he was a well-known car guy this month’s MSCC Stars of the Show is a fitting venue for a tribute to...

January 7, 2019 View more...

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FEBRUARY 25, 2015: PUT A NUMBER ON THE DOOR BECAUSE OLD RACE CARS MAKE OLD RIDES LOOK EVEN COOLER

  There’s another trend sweeping the car hobby and it may be one of the most interesting visual sights you’ll see at a car show.   Put a number...

February 25, 2015 View more...
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FEBRUARY 23, 2014 (MARCH 2014): 1954 GMC TOW TRUCK-THERE’S NO RETIREMENT FOR A WORKING CLASS TRUCK

  Trevor Comfort is a car guy who likes to fall on the grenade for old iron.   He’s rescued everything from late 50s and early 60s Cadillacs to...

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FEBRUARY 25, 2013 (MARCH 2013): A 1963 SIMCA IS AN UNUSUAL BUT PRACTICAL FAMILY-HAULER

  One man’s lack of mechanical skills is another man with better mechanical skills’ good fortune.     That was the basic message behind Paul Phillips’ story when it...

February 25, 2013 View more...

DECEMBER 14, 2017: 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, 2009 View more...

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These are all great businesses and they support MyStarCollectorCar through their advertising  so we can continue to bring you our  insight into the old car hobby 365 days of...

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CLASSIC VEHICLES FOR SALE

MICHENER-ALLEN AUCTIONEERING LTD 20TH ANNUAL CLASSIC AND COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION JULY 27, 2019 CALGARY, AB   Click here for more information     EG AUCTIONS 12th ANNUAL CALGARY PREMIERE...

January 12, 2019 View more...

MSCC MARKET REPORT 2019

  MSCC MARKET REPORT 2019   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...

JULY 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS

  JULY 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS     JULY 1: SALTSPRING ISLAND, BC Canada Day Show and Shine 250-537-9749   JULY 1: ROCKY MTN HOUSE, AB We are...

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MSCC JULY 24 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—THE STANDARD HEADLIGHT-ROOF CLUES

  Sometimes you have to stick to a tried and true formula and these “What‘s It?” clues are a classic example so here’s a standard headlight shot.   The second clue is a standard roof shot so hopefully with these two clues you’ll have a good shot at identifying this mystery car.     If See More

THE MICHENER-ALLEN COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION – IT’S LIKE CHRISTMAS IN JULY

  Michener-Allen is an auction company that sells big trucks, big fleets, big construction equipment and everything in between over the course of a year.   They’re really good at big auctions but once a year they like to go down a different path.   It’s like Christmas in summer when Michener-Allen hosts a collector See More

MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR’S DOUBLE-HEADER CAR SHOW DAY PRODUCES GREAT STORIES

  The only thing better than a Saturday at a car show is a Saturday at two car shows.   All MyStarCollectorCar needed was an opportunity to hit two shows this past Saturday–plus the fact the two towns in question are only about 20 minutes apart in terms of distance.   We at MyStarCollectorCar are See More

THE PERFECT SPACE NAME CARS TO CELEBRATE THE 50th ANNIVERSARY OF THE MOON LANDING

  The biggest event of 1969 wasn’t Woodstock but it did occur during the legendary Summer of ’69.   It was the Apollo 11 mission and the highlight came on July 20, 1969 when Neil Armstrong stepped off the lunar module Eagle and into history.   The 50th anniversary of this incredible event is a See More

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JULY 2019: 1980 TRANS AM 4.9 TURBO—27 YEARS LATER IT STILL HAS MAGIC THANKS TO A NEW HEART

  An ongoing personal history with a vintage ride is one of the best scenarios MyStarCollectorCar.   The reason is simple—the story behind the car practically writes itself.  ...

July 22, 2019 View more...

THE MICHENER-ALLEN COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION – IT’S LIKE CHRISTMAS IN JULY

  Michener-Allen is an auction company that sells big trucks, big fleets, big construction equipment and everything in between over the course of a year.   They’re really good...

July 21, 2019 View more...

A BUSINESS GIVES BACK TO THE COMMUNITY WITH A CAR SHOW AT A CARE FACILITY

  One of the things MyStarCollectorCar has learned over the years is car guys have a strong sense of community and are willing to go the extra mile in...

July 7, 2019 View more...

FLEX-A-LITE’S COLE QUINNELL EXPLAINS HOW YOUR RIDE CAN BEAT THE HEAT THIS SUMMER

  One of the biggest challenges faced by car guys is summer heat and its effect upon their beloved vehicles. In fact, the summer car show season can turn...

April 24, 2019 View more...

Car Shows and Events

A BUSINESS GIVES BACK TO THE COMMUNITY WITH A CAR SHOW AT A CARE FACILITY

  One of the things MyStarCollectorCar has learned over the years is car guys have a strong sense of community and are willing to go the extra mile in...

July 7, 2019
FIVE QUESTIONS ABOUT ST ALBERT’S ROCK’N AUGUST

  St. Albert Rock’n August is one of the premiere events of the summer car show in Canada.   This is a massive event and it takes place over...

March 12, 2019
JULY 27, 2019 20th ANNUAL MICHENER ALLEN CLASSIC AND COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION

MICHENER-ALLEN AUCTIONS FEATURE: 1968 FIREBIRD 400 AT THE 20th ANNUAL COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION JULY 27, 2019     The best way to celebrate the 51st birthday of a classic...

June 19, 2017
EG AUCTIONS PRESENTS THE 12th ANNUAL RED DEER FALL FINALE COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION

Auction Details Preview Date: September 6 – 8, 2019 Sale Date: September 6 – 8, 2019 Location: RED DEER, AB Address: WESTERNER PARK 4847A 19TH ST COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION...

April 21, 2017

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