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Canadian Checker Owner Dirk Plante

Canadian Checker Owner Dirk Plante

As we all know, Checkers pretty much are all the same from 1958-1982.  The key differences are mainly the stories of the owners.  As always, we love to showcase Checker owners.    Next up:  Canadian Dirk.  Here’s Dirk’s story: My name is Dirk Plante. I am 23 years old...

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Movie Prop Departments Take Note:   Not all Taxis are Yellow!

Movie Prop Departments Take Note: Not all Taxis are Yellow!

We have posted blogs in the past about taxi cab colors.   Clearly in the US, the most popular color in the public’s mind is yellow.    Yellow dates back to the days of John Hertz and the creation of Yellow Cab in Chicago. That said, we were shocked to see the recent...

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Dan Smith Checker Parts on the Move

Dan Smith Checker Parts on the Move

Its been about four weeks since the passing of our Checker friend Joe Pollard.   Joe served the Checker community well for over twenty plus years.  Over the last ten years Joe had built up a significant inventory of Checker parts.  Much of his consolidation came from...

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