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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 08-26-2016, 11:51 AM Thread Starter
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Missed moments in life

Everyone has a moment that could of been. Here is my story. If Jeff from Spokane is reading this , you know it well.

Jeff told me his dad knew a guy in Portland Oregon that owned the number 1 AC cobra 289 car. Raced it at PIR for years . Stored it in a car trailer next to his house. When he told me at that time it was in pieces. But all there. I told him to tell his dad , when it comes up for sale tell me.

As time passed come to find out the gentleman sold it two weeks before I was told. I wanted to round up 9 other investors to purchase and restore it. Then run it at auction. A high end investment that I felt would be in the millions. The gentleman sold it for $470K . SAAC just posted in a news letter today. It sold at auction for 12,500,000.00 . Yes I was right and missed my moment. SAD! But on better news I did stay in a holiday inn express once. LOL......

Tell your missed moment?

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68 GT500 KR Convertible for 15k. 20yrs or so ago. Complete car that had been in dry storage for many years. Went back a couple years later and it was gone. He also had a 68 GT350 fastback among many other Mustangs.

69 Mach 1, 351W, T5, owned for 29 years, 03 Mach 1 Azure Blue, 65 fastback, 289, C4 (son's), 67 fastback, 289, C4 (wife's)
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