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In the Market for a Collectible Car? Try an Estate Sale

For some people, buying a collectible car is a dream come true. If this sounds familiar, you’re closer to your dream becoming a reality than you ever realized. You simply need to find the right vehicle at the right price.

Here’s why so many people never find what they’re looking for: their eyes are in all the wrong places.

Sure, you can find a deal from a local seller – maybe even a dealer – or online. However, if you only consider these traditional avenues, you could be missing out on the deal of a lifetime.

And that’s why you should get into the habit of visiting local estate sales. You never know when you’ll find a collectible car that’s been hiding in someone’s garage or shed for a countless number of years.

As you begin your search for a collectible car, keep in mind the six major categories:

•    Antiques

•    Vintage

•    Muscle

•    Classic

•    Exotic

•    High performance

Maybe you’re interested in an antique car, like the one your grandfather drove when he was a teen. Or maybe you have a need for speed, so you turn your attention to a muscle car like a Pontiac GTO.

If you keep an open mind, there’s a good chance you’ll eventually come across a find at an estate sale that piques your interest. While it may not be in perfect condition – or even drivable – part of the fun is fixing it up to make it your own.

For some inspiration, check out this list of coveted collector cars:

•    1970 Plymouth Superbird

•    1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS

•    1969 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am

•    1969 Dodge Charger Daytona

•    1964-’65 Ford Mustang Convertible

•    1963 Studebaker Avanti

•    1959 DeSoto Adventurer

Four Sales is the leading estate sale company in Virginia, DC and Maryland. For the past 40 years, Four Sales has conducted over 3,000 estate sales in Virginia, DC and Maryland. Four Sales estate sales headquarters is in Alexandria, Virginia with regional offices in Charlottesville, Virginia and Annapolis, Maryland.   

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