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The Anchor of our Hobby,  Joe Pollard

The Anchor of our Hobby, Joe Pollard

From time to time we like to showcase people who have impacted the hobby in a big way.     Let’s meet Joe Pollard.  Joe has been in the Checker Cab hobby for well over 40 years, having purchased his first Checker in 1978. He’s pretty much the last man standing in the...

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Checker Survivors Part 4 , 1950-1958

Checker Survivors Part 4 , 1950-1958

In an attempt to pay tribute to the Checker Cab survivors, part four in a series of blogs will cover Checkers survivors produced between 1950  and 1958.   A small list each car has an interesting story of survival. It’s amazing that any vintage Checker survives as...

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Haverhill Survivor, Checker A12e

Haverhill Survivor, Checker A12e

Not much is known about this car. It’s recent history goes back about five years ago when Northeast Checker collector and ICTA member Michael Pincus purchased the car in New York City.   When asked how long he owned the Checker, Michael responded “Not long at...

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