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Tensions Rise With Sale Of Mustangs

 

February 13, 2020

Photo from Ball Auction Service/OK Classics Classic Car Auction bid site

The listing for one Mustang read as follows: 1970 Shelby GT500 Convertible NO RESERVE Lot # 84 (Sale Order: 38 of 100) - 4 speed, cobra jet 428 v8, hurst shifter, am, NO RESERVE! NOTICE: This vehicle is being sold for the Pottowatomie County District Attorney and was from a seizure of an estate. This vehicle comes with a state assigned VIN. Authenticity, badging, and information provided to the auction company cannot be guaranteed. We strongly encourage you to inspect this vehicle personally and bid accordingly.

The sale last weekend of five classic Mustangs - or clones of them - has brought simmering tension between the district attorney and the Pottawatomie County sheriff to a head.

DA Allan Grubb sold the five 1970-era cars Saturday at FireLake Arena as "cloned" or "tribute" vehicles after a last-min...



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