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MSCC JULY 24 STAR OF THE WEEK: ’49 PLYMOUTH CONVERTIBLE—BECAUSE THEY’RE JUST FLAT-OUT COOL

MSCC JULY 24 STAR OF THE WEEK: ’49 PLYMOUTH CONVERTIBLE—BECAUSE THEY’RE JUST FLAT-OUT COOL   Convertibles never really went away even though Detroit built the last official convertible in...

July 24, 2016 View more...
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MSCC JULY 17 STAR OF THE WEEK: DRIVE A LITTLE RED EXPRESS AND NEVER BLEND IN

MSCC JULY 17 STAR OF THE WEEK: DRIVE A LITTLE RED EXPRESS AND NEVER BLEND IN   New vehicles are the perfect form of camouflage.   ‘Take any busy...

July 17, 2016 View more...
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MSCC JULY 10 STAR OF THE WEEK: ’74 ROAD RUNNER—THE 70S VERSION OF A LEGEND

MSCC JULY 10 STAR OF THE WEEK: ’74 ROAD RUNNER—THE 70S VERSION OF A LEGEND   The ’68 Plymouth Road Runner was marketing genius 101.   ‘Take a barebones...

July 10, 2016 View more...
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MSCC JUNE 26 STAR OF THE WEEK: ’26 DODGE BROTHERS—WHEN THINGS GO DOWN THE MOPAR CAVALRY ARRIVES

MSCC JUNE 26 STAR OF THE WEEK: ’26 DODGE BROTHERS—WHEN THINGS GO DOWN THE MOPAR CAVALRY ARRIVES   There’s a brotherhood between car guys that extends beyond their brand...

June 26, 2016 View more...
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MSCC JUNE 12 STAR OF THE WEEK: THE RAIN, THE CARS AND OTHER THINGS

MSCC JUNE 12 STAR OF THE WEEK: THE RAIN, THE CARS AND OTHER THINGS   Rain is the biggest threat to car shows despite what The Cowsills said.  ...

June 12, 2016 View more...
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MSCC JUNE 5 STAR OF THE WEEK: THE CAR GUYS WHO LOST THEIR CLASSIC IRON IN FORT MCMURRAY

MSCC JUNE 5 STAR OF THE WEEK: THE CAR GUYS WHO LOST THEIR CLASSIC IRON IN FORT MCMURRAY   There was a major fire in early May that threatened...

June 5, 2016 View more...
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MSCC MAY 22 STAR OF THE WEEK: THE OWNERS WHO SUPPORT THE SMALL TOWN CAR SHOWS

MSCC MAY 22 STAR OF THE WEEK: THE OWNERS WHO SUPPORT THE SMALL TOWN CAR SHOWS   Old cars and trucks are a huge part of a small town...

May 22, 2016 View more...
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MSCC MAY 14 STAR OF THE WEEK: 1953 BICKLE SEAGRAVE FIRE TRUCK—IT WAS THE RIGHT CHOICE

MSCC MAY 14 STAR OF THE WEEK: 1953 BICKLE SEAGRAVE FIRE TRUCK—IT WAS THE RIGHT CHOICE   The MSCC Star of the Week is always based on some kind...

May 15, 2016 View more...
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MSCC MAY 8 STAR OF THE WEEK: A NEW-OLD TREND—THE PERFECT COMBINATION OF OLD SCHOOL ROD WITH AN OLD SCHOOL HEMI

MSCC MAY 8 STAR OF THE WEEK: A NEW-OLD TREND—THE PERFECT COMBINATION OF OLD SCHOOL ROD WITH AN OLD SCHOOL HEMI   There’s been a strong trend in the...

May 8, 2016 View more...
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MSCC MAY 1 STAR OF THE WEEK: A SPRING DAY AND A YELLOW CHALLENGER—DOES IT GET ANY BETTER?

MSCC MAY 1 STAR OF THE WEEK: A SPRING DAY AND A YELLOW CHALLENGER—DOES IT GET ANY BETTER?   Spring is a season when a number of things happen....

May 1, 2016 View more...

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MARCH 27, 2014: HAPPY 50TH BIRTHDAY TO THE FIRST PONY CAR-THE BARRACUDA

  There are indelible memories in life and one of mine is the first time I saw a 1964 Barracuda.   I’ve talked about this before but this was...

March 27, 2014 View more...
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MARCH 26, 2013 (APRIL 2013) A 1968 BUICK SPORT WAGON IS A RARE VISITOR TO ANY CAR SHOW

  The Buick Sport Wagon was a first cousin of the more famous Olds Vista Cruiser and there was reason to confuse the two luxury wagons from the General....

March 26, 2013 View more...
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MARCH 1, 2012: 1955 STUDEBAKER PICKUP-WHAT A BIG RIG DRIVER RUNS ON THE WEEKEND

  Ted Draeger loves the big iron.   His full time job is pushing a big rig and on the weekends he’s still behind the wheel of a truck....

March 1, 2012 View more...
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MARCH 16, 2010: SUPERSTARS ON FOUR WHEELS–WE PICK THE BRIGHTEST STARS OF A CAR BRAND NAME

  Everybody is entitled to an opinion.   It is a basic fundamental right in any country not run on the highly flawed North Korean model.   We’re all...

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SIGN UP FOR THE MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR DAILY NEWSLETTER!

SIGN UP FOR THE MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR DAILY NEWSLETTER!   Are you too busy to check out MSCC regularly? That’s too bad because MyStarCollectorCar is updated every day.   You don’t...

October 25, 2017 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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A BOAT BY ANY OTHER NAME—WHAT’S THE TRUTH BEHIND OLD IRON’S WEIGHT PROBLEM?

  I used to get into some pretty serious debates when I owned a ’59 Plymouth–it was always about the weight of the car .   The term “boat” came up more often than the term “sketchy” does with online money requests from Nigerian royalty.   Boat is an uninformed opinion when it’s assigned to See More

DOES A BREXIT DEBATE BELONG ON A CAR HOBBY PAGE?

  I look at hundreds of car related pages every week because they relate directly to what I do at MyStarCollectorCar.   I get a trifecta out of this because these pages educate, inform and entertain — that’s nearly impossible in today’s cyber-connected world.   Car pages are a comfortable fit because they remove you See More

CRYSTAL BALL TIME: WHAT IS ON THE COLLECTOR CAR HORIZON?

  The source of the current collector car hobby is rooted firmly in the past.   Most car guys lean heavily toward the vehicles that lassoed their interests when they were kids with a paper route and a meager income source.   The proceeds from a paper route were a long way from the necessary See More

FIVE MUST SEE CONVERTIBLES FROM THE POST WAR ERA

  Post World War II Detroit played a big game of catch up because the factories were stuck in pre-war phase.   Nobody cared about the outdated style because every new car had a waiting list.   Most buyers wanted a sedan because this was the starting line for the Baby Boom so convertibles were See More

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MSCC FIVE FOR FRIDAY: SEAN BELL–A FORD GUY PICKS HIS FIVE FAVORITE FORDS

  A guy who sells Fords for a living will definitely have a strong list of favorite Blue Oval rides.   Sean Bell is the General Manager at Cam...

January 11, 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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CONNECTING WITH SEINFELD—THE FRATERNITY OF THE JEROMES WASN’T ENOUGH

  MyStarCollectorCar is based on the average guy in the car hobby—the kind of guy who puts gallons of blood, countless hours of sweat equity, and a big pile...

October 11, 2017 View more...
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THE GUILD GARAGE: WHEN A HALF HOUR CAR SHOW JUST SEEMS LIKE AN HOUR

  Restoration Garage always lived up to its non-car guy producers’ goal to produce a docu-drama.   The producers appeared to believe in the standard TV playbook wherein a...

August 3, 2017 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...

December 16, 2017
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MICHENER ALLEN AUCTION OCTOBER 28, 2017: 1957 CHEVY 1500 STREET ROD

1957 Chevrolet Street Rod 1500      Make:   Chevrolet            Model:                 Street Rod 1500 Drivetrain:           RWD      Ext Color:             White Engine:                 4Spd Automatic TR700  ...

June 19, 2017
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MARCH 16-18 2018: 12TH ANNUAL RED DEER COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION & SPEED SHOW

12th ANNUAL RED DEER COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION AND SPEED SHOW  TIME TO CONSIGN 1888 296 0528 EXT 102     OVER 200 CARS UP FOR AUCTION FRIDAY NIGHT-50 CARS...

April 21, 2017
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JANUARY 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTOR CAR

  JAN 20: CALGARY, AB  Michener Allen Auto and RV Auction   JAN 27: EDMONTON, AB  Michener Allen Auto and RV Auction   JAN 28: WOODSTOCK, ON: Woodstock Automotive...

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