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Old 11-25-2011, 12:25 PM   #1
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Default How Many of You go To Garage Sales to Find Vintage RC? Look what we scored..

If you don't, you should, LOL...

In 2 days we found 4 vintage cars and trucks (Tamiyas and Futaba Fx10)..plus a really cool Aristocraft 80's truck puller sled..They need work..but def worth the dough...


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Old 11-26-2011, 09:29 PM   #2
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....good score..........there are guys out there that will pay good money for that 959...........
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Old 11-26-2011, 10:18 PM   #3
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....good score..........there are guys out there that will pay good money for that 959...........
Yep, I know...they all need to be cleaned and all. You should see the box with the Blackfoot box. Shock towers, decals, original tires...cool stuff..


I also have another box filled with the transmitters and chargers for all the cars too...

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Old 12-05-2011, 06:20 AM   #4
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hi Guys..

No RC this week at the sale, but we picked up something cool anyway. This would probably appeal to the older RC'ers in the crowd. We found an original 1964 Worlds Fair poster that was commissioned by the WF committee and was used strictly for promoting, it was not for sale.


What makes it cool was it was designed by a young artist named Whitney Darrow Jr. At the time he was the cartoonist for The New Yorker mag and was one of the elite cartoonists in the US.He died in 1999


What makes it relevant to RC?...Not much, except for one thing. Any of us old timers who went to the fair remember it was all about the future. The beginning of the 60's was all about the transistor and how it was going to make life easier..with smaller gadgets to enhance and help us enjoy life. And the best part of the whole show, to those that went, was GM's display of the HUGE Aurora Slot car track. That layout, more than anything, got me interested in slots which led to RC later on. And thanks to transistor tech, Things like RC were invented..Cool, Right?



This poster is so rare, I have not found any, anywhere. Not even EBAY....where the pan am WF posters bring big bucks.
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Most garage sales I've been to are just loaded with junky kitchen supplies and old clothes.
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Most garage sales I've been to are just loaded with junky kitchen supplies and old clothes.
You're not kidding on that one..


This was an estate sale for a guy who lived in a small house with his wife. Both had just died and the house was filled with a ton of old junk. You could see they weren't well off by any means. This poster was sitting on the guys bed and only a few people opened it. but it is so big, no one opened it all the way. All they saw was a cartoon. I always look for the unknown treasure and when I opened it up and saw it was a WF poster and I grabbed it. Asked how much it was and the lady looked at me and said, how about a buck..
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