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Over 150 Classic Cars And 1 Checker Destroyed In A Fire

Over 150 Classic Cars And 1 Checker Destroyed In A Fire

Reported this week in the Saint Louis Dispatch “More than 50 locals gathered on a highway overpass carrying Old Route 66 over Interstate 55 to watch the main showroom at Country Classic Cars burn. The massive fire lasted about 3 hours, mangled the roof and damaged...

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ICTA and CCCofA meeting at Das Awkscht

ICTA and CCCofA meeting at Das Awkscht

When this writer internalized that the Das Awkscht Fescht event would be a neutral site for Checker fans to meet post litigation, a certain uneasiness hit the pit of my stomach.  How would the event go, would it be ugly, would a rumble erupt?  Would we sit in our...

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The ICTA,  Who Are We?

The ICTA, Who Are We?

If you’re reading this blog, I am happy to report that you are on the website of the largest Checker Cab club in the world!  Not only are we the largest Checker Cab club in the world, but we are the most active. How can we claim this?  This year alone we have...

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Massive Glut of Checker in the Classic Car Marketplace

Massive Glut of Checker in the Classic Car Marketplace

Look out below! A massive Checker supply glut is once again sending Checker prices into a tailspin. Over the last four weeks well over 40 Checkers have come to the old car marketplace. Two weeks ago, seven Checkers passed through the auction block and were sold at an...

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