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chris NOS

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Re: 289 Cobra found in GA
« Reply #15 on: May 31, 2018, 09:36:33 AM »
Yep , it's gone !! well sure somebody told them they were getting lot of attention here ! i guess it's not a clear story....

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Re: 289 Cobra found in GA
« Reply #16 on: May 31, 2018, 10:43:58 AM »
Posting a Cobra or a GT40 find like that is risky at best.

In the past people have shown up with a bolt, a bill or sale and a lawyer claiming that they own THAT car and demand you surrender it to them.

EVEN if YOU own the real car, it's in your possession, that doesn't guaranty that there is another one that already exists.

Best to keep the discovery to yourself. Many states on cars that old were non-title states and the car could be registered without a title and a makeshift bill of sale.

When the car was worth $150, that wasn't so much of an issue. Now that value is somewhere over $500,000, and rats appear out of nowhere like post Civil War "bounty hunters".

So far, to my knowledge, no one has been murdered over these scenarios but who knows what will happen tomorrow? It's dangerous out there.
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Re: 289 Cobra found in GA
« Reply #17 on: May 31, 2018, 11:31:00 AM »
The video is still posted.  Maybe the link went bad.   Try this one.

https://youtu.be/bmrFmLQ9Fy0
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Re: 289 Cobra found in GA
« Reply #18 on: May 31, 2018, 05:10:31 PM »
yep it s back ,we can read   Georgia " Hiss " or " kiss" on the trunk. doesn't look like an old plate ...

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Re: 289 Cobra found in GA
« Reply #19 on: May 31, 2018, 09:57:38 PM »
That license plate is from the mid 70's if I'm not mistaken  ;)

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Re: 289 Cobra found in GA
« Reply #20 on: June 01, 2018, 06:22:59 AM »
Going through an older registry, this car can be narrowed down to two of three potentials. With some input by others more in the know as backup, this one may have mistakenly been reported as being restored in the UK, but clearly never left Georgia.  Still digging for more information, perhaps the new owner(s) will chime in.
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