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JAN 2015: '70 PONTIAC CATALINA CONVERTIBLE—THE PERFECT 40TH BIRTHDAY PRESENT

70 imgp9239There are many reasons why people own things that coincide with momentous occasions.

Most of the time it's something pretty basic like a class ring or a photograph.

Not many people celebrate a milestone birthday with a 1970 Pontiac Catalina convertible.

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JANUARY 2015: '60 CADILLAC—SWIMMING UPSTREAM ON THE PRICE OF A CLASSIC

59 imgp8833'60 Cadillacs are often seen as the point where the 1950s started to ebb.

Fins kept getting bigger and bigger in the 50s until Caddy set the high water mark in 1959.

Those fins also spiked the price up to the point where a typical '60 Caddy is worth the price of an average home in the 21st century.

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JANUARY 2015: 1975 NOVA—GRANDMA'S CAR GOES TO AN APPRECIATIVE GRANDSON

75 imgp8697Most car guys loved the Chevy Nova for its incredible power to weight ratio.

These cars were lightweights from Day 1 so a small block would wake them up into a formidable opponent.

Very few car guys like Novas with two extra doors.

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JANUARY 2015: 1972 DODGE DART: A PROMISE KEPT FOR A 13 YEAR OLD

72 imgp8507Larry Arvay was a typical thirteen year old in the 1970s so he did typical thirteen year old kid stuff like ask bold questions.

Kids at that age are undaunted so a negative reply isn't a deal breaker.

That's why he was surprised at how a bold question turned out years later.

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JANUARY 2015: '58 OLDS EIGHTY EIGHT WAGON–STARTING FROM SCRATCH WITH A RARE CAR

58 imgp8468Station wagons are on a huge price spike thanks to Baby Boomer nostalgia for simpler times.

They weren't cool back in the day but wagons have grafted on a lot of cool over the years.

Wagons came in many shapes and sizes but very few had more presence than a 1958 Oldsmobile Eighty Eight.

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