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10-05-2008, 12:21 PM
How about a $25 set of dog dish caps for only $185?[:0]


Seems like somebody came across a big hubcap stash and thinks they're going to get rich[|)] Check out his other sets, including a beat-up set of older Stude caps[:o)]

Robert (Bob) Andrews Owner- Studebakeracres- on the IoMT (Island of Misfit Toys!)
Parish, central NY 13131

"Some people live for the rules, I live for exceptions"- 311

"Do they all not, by mere virtue of having survived as relics of a bygone era, amass a level of respect perhaps not accorded to them when they were new?"

10-05-2008, 12:47 PM
quote:Originally posted by bams50

How about a $25 set of dog dish caps for only $185?[:0]

Why do you think they're still for sale?

Matthew Burnette
Hazlehurst, GA

10-05-2008, 02:11 PM
Actually, that style of auction may be working for him. Put an outrageous BIN on an item OR make offer. You get one or two idiots who see a hubcap they've got to have and they just might hit the BIN.

Go look at his closed auctions. I wish I had that stash of hubcaps:(

Mark Anderson
Member SDC and FMCA
Keeper of the Studebaker Cruiser Registry


10-05-2008, 02:14 PM
I hesitate to make fun of his entrepreneurial efforts, he just may well sell them for a handsome profit and get the last laugh...

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10-05-2008, 02:53 PM
Didn't anyone notice that those are NOT Studebaker hubcaps? [:0]

They used the '60 Lark die, with the center blanked out! They must be for a Checker or International like the Stude. wheelcovers that they used. I have NEVER seen a Cap like that! [:0]

StudeRich -Studebakers Northwest Ferndale, WA

10-05-2008, 03:15 PM
On his store site he has a set of 4 dogdish for $285.

And I can't find 4 for my Champion. Where is the justice??????

'50 Champion, 1 family owner

10-05-2008, 03:23 PM
These S-less editions were used on Mopar compacts - late 60s, early 70s. It's not the only dog dish cap they borrowed from Stude. There's about 3 or 4 that were reincarnated!

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe
1957 President two door