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1961 Corvette Gulf Oil Race Car a No-Sale at Mecum's 2012 Kissimmee Auction

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Old 01-31-2012, 05:47 PM   #1
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Kind thought it would sell...

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Perhaps a tad early for a "BP Gulf Oil" anything to be actively bid on in "Florida"?
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The number I heard was 1.2
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Perhaps a tad early for a "BP Gulf Oil" anything to be actively bid on in "Florida"?
Didn't even think about that... Interesting point, for sure.
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I happened to be at the car when it was going through. The ring man told mne that $875 was the reserve. Bid went to $850. I figured it would sell after the auction bidding.
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Only if I knew that I would cut them a check............. ha ha ha!!!

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I bought it ... just took the stripes and numbers off. Check my Avatar
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