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Another Checker Squad Car Found!

Another Checker Squad Car Found!

Real Checker cabs have been pretty scarce lately, particularly authentic A11 taxicabs.  Most of  the Checkers you see out on the collector car market today are predominantly Checker Marathons painted like NYC taxicabs.  Given authentic Checker Cabs are scarce, there...

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Making a Resin Casting of a Taxicab Medallion

Making a Resin Casting of a Taxicab Medallion

Years ago, Checker collector and fan Bruce Urhich gifted this writer with a vintage New York City taxicab medallion.  So rare, the cherished item is safe in my taxicab collection in my basement.  So rare, this writer would never risk losing it by mounting in on the...

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The 100th Anniversary of Checker Cab Event!

The 100th Anniversary of Checker Cab Event!

A big thank you goes out to Emerson and Rachel Zentz as well as all of the other staff and officers of the Midwest Bus Museum for putting together a wonderful 100th Anniversary celebration of the Checker Motors Corporation.  Production of twenty-six 1922 Checker Cab...

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Checker 100th Anniversary Show Kickoff

Checker 100th Anniversary Show Kickoff

The 100th anniversary of Checker Cab celebrations was kicked off last night and will continue throughout the weekend in LaCrosse, Wisconsin.  The start off was a meet and greet at Features restaurant, where about 20 Checker fans met up. 3 hours of Checker conversation...

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