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    Van stolen 35 years ago in Wash. state recovered

    Van stolen 35 years ago in Wash. state recovered - Yahoo! News


    SPOKANE, Wash. A Volkswagen van stolen 35 years ago in Washington state has been found in a shipping container at the Los Angeles/Long Beach seaport.
    Customs agents found the 1965 van on Oct. 19 when they opened a shipping container bound for The Netherlands, The Spokesman-Review newspaper reported. They ran the vehicle identification number and discovered it was listed as stolen.




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    If vans could talk, the stories it could tell....

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    holy cow, the van looks great.
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    wow, that van looks incredible - wifey said she'd love to have one of those for a mom mobile

    btw, anyone else think that Allstate made one hell of an investment when they paid that van off?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jenna View Post
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    They sure can fit a lot of things in those shipping containers. Right, Jenna?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Jenna View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jenna View Post
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    I like that song
    I bet the hippies in your area have a lot of those.


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    Quote Originally Posted by CTR man View Post
    They sure can fit a lot of things in those shipping containers. Right, Jenna?

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    A few years ago, I was notified by the Arizona authorities that a VW Karmann Ghia had been recovered in that State. Interesting, I had been stolen about 15 years before that. Had a heck of a time tracing down the original victims. The insurance had paid off. It was purchased over e-bay and the buyer was trying to get it registered. Interesting case.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bayern View Post
    A few years ago, I was notified by the Arizona authorities that a VW Karmann Ghia had been recovered in that State. Interesting, I had been stolen about 15 years before that. Had a heck of a time tracing down the original victims. The insurance had paid off. It was purchased over e-bay and the buyer was trying to get it registered. Interesting case.
    Wow, cool!

 

 

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