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Rare Shelby Mustang found while cleaning storage unit
KSNW-TV ^ | 4-7-11 | KSNW

Posted on 04/07/2011 3:00:43 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB

LECOMPTON, Kansas — Imagine cleaning out a garage and finding something so amazing that it was like winning the lottery. It happened to a Lecompton businessman. Working as an auctioneer for the last 40 years, Bill Fair said he has come across some weird stuff. "A skull, body parts," he said.

But Fair said even he wasn't prepared for what he found recently. What Fair found was a classic 66 Shelby Mustang one of only 1,100 made, and sold from Carroll Shelby's personal car lot.

(Excerpt) Read more at msnbc.msn.com ...


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KEYWORDS: found; mustang; shelby; storage
weird- these were coveted even back in 1986. how do you just forget about it?
1 posted on 04/07/2011 3:00:48 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB
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To: WOBBLY BOB

I knew I left it somewhere.

Tell me where I can pick it up. Sorry for the inconvenience.


2 posted on 04/07/2011 3:01:55 PM PDT by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

possible a stolen vehicle and then stashed, the owner of the unit died???????


3 posted on 04/07/2011 3:03:43 PM PDT by goat granny
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To: WOBBLY BOB

It could’ve been owned (or even stolen, I suppose) by someone who is now dead or in prison.


4 posted on 04/07/2011 3:04:48 PM PDT by WXRGina
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To: Steely Tom
"Tell me where I can pick it up. Sorry for the inconvenience."

Send me the $8,000.00 storage fees and I'll tell you where you can pick it up.

5 posted on 04/07/2011 3:05:31 PM PDT by blam
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To: goat granny

JINX!!! HA! :-)


6 posted on 04/07/2011 3:05:31 PM PDT by WXRGina
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To: WOBBLY BOB
Sweet!

the rest of the story

7 posted on 04/07/2011 3:09:09 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

So, I can expect my taxes to be lowered?


8 posted on 04/07/2011 3:10:08 PM PDT by bgill (Kenyan Parliament - how could a man born in Kenya who is not even a native American become the POTUS)
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To: smokingfrog

Good article - asking for guesses on how much it will sell for.

I’m betting it will go at auction for $126,000.


9 posted on 04/07/2011 3:17:25 PM PDT by sodpoodle (Is it 2012 yet?)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Check the trunk! There might be a ‘59 Gibson Les Paul or a ‘52 Fender Telecaster in there too!


10 posted on 04/07/2011 3:17:35 PM PDT by Tea Party Reveler
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To: Tea Party Reveler

or Jimmy Hoffa !


11 posted on 04/07/2011 3:18:41 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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or the bamster’s birth certificate....


12 posted on 04/07/2011 3:21:48 PM PDT by razbinn (I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America,and to the republic for which it ...)
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To: Tea Party Reveler

If they find a ‘62 Strat in there, let me know!


13 posted on 04/07/2011 3:27:53 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Irritating a libtard is fun, and requires very little imagination.)
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To: Tea Party Reveler

If they find a ‘62 Strat in there, let me know!


14 posted on 04/07/2011 3:28:10 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Irritating a libtard is fun, and requires very little imagination.)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

I’m envious! I never find the cool stuff!


15 posted on 04/07/2011 3:38:51 PM PDT by Sarajevo (You're jealous because the voices only talk to me.)
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To: Sarajevo

I found a dead squirrel in my storage unit.


16 posted on 04/07/2011 3:40:40 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

WOW, the state is harsh, didn’t even let the people clean it up so that more money would have been rec’d, now they are selling it cheap.

The state is penny wise pound foolish.

Dumb Government.


17 posted on 04/07/2011 3:46:39 PM PDT by dila813
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To: WOBBLY BOB

That’s kind of like winning the Lotto. Dollar prize. Was it fresh?


18 posted on 04/07/2011 3:47:09 PM PDT by TigersEye (Who crashed the markets on 9/15/08 and why?)
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To: TigersEye

no. dry,crunchy and brittle.


19 posted on 04/07/2011 3:53:49 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Ah, more like Dollar Store.


20 posted on 04/07/2011 3:58:27 PM PDT by TigersEye (Who crashed the markets on 9/15/08 and why?)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

My DIL’s grandmother has a Pony car that has been in the garage since the late ‘60s, it belonged to her son who died coming home after a tour in Vietnam.


21 posted on 04/07/2011 4:01:43 PM PDT by tiki
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Nice ! I remember back in 1988, I over in Ohio and I was with my aunt at the pool. A gentleman drove in and had a Shelby, perfect condition ! I chatted with him. Back then I would have given my left nut for one of them ! Looking at his car, it was a manual transmission version as well, definitely top in my book !


22 posted on 04/07/2011 4:07:51 PM PDT by CORedneck
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To: smokingfrog
used to date a guy in my teens whose Father and he collected Mustangs. I have ridden in a variety of these amazing cars in parades and on the usual dates. Needless to say it is a bit hard to impress me even today with a car. Yet somehow the awesome car guys always find me and I don't complain. (or do I find them?! :-) lol.

SA-WEEE-EE-T!

23 posted on 04/07/2011 4:36:12 PM PDT by GOP Poet (Obama is an OLYMPIC failure.)
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To: tiki

In 1980 I lived in a small town in Arkansas, place called Crossett. One day I was driving home from work and I noticed the rear left quarter panel of a car sticking out from under a tarp under a neighbor’s carport. 1969 Shelby Mustang, I could not believe it. I knew what it was. I walked over there and knocked on the door and found a little old lady inside, she told me that was her son’s car and he was away in the USMC and would be coming home to put it back together one of these days. I offered to by it outright but she wouldn’t budge.

I wonder what ever happened to that car.


24 posted on 04/07/2011 7:17:19 PM PDT by West Texas Chuck (Why yes, I do speak Spanglish - "Hasta la later on, amigo. Pardon, would you have any salsa verde?")
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To: smokingfrog

Poll: Number of nanoseconds until the lawyer that authorized the manager to clean up changes his mind an demands ownership of the car.


25 posted on 04/07/2011 7:47:52 PM PDT by Clay Moore (The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of a fool to the left. Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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