LOW ISSUE #77/5000 1972 HURST/OLDS INDY 500 PACE CAR NIB COA 1:24 FRANKLIN MINT

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  • Sold Date: Jun 05, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House

FRANKLIN MINT LE #77 1972 HURST/OLDS INDY 500 PACE CAR NIB COA 1:24 B11E424

Up for auction is a Franklin Mint Limited Edition ( #77of 5000 ) 1:24 scale 1972 Hurst/Olds Indy 500 Pace Car.

This classic is finished in a Cream White with Dual Racing Stripes on the Hood & Rear Deck, with Black Convertible Top & Interior. This is a New in Box (NIB) vehicle that has only been opened to take photos.

It includes the Collectors Portfolio consisting of the Certificate of Authenticity (COA), Custom Name Plate & Owner’s Manual. Also included are the original Shipping Box, Display Box & Packing POD, all in great shape. All pictures except the first one are of the actual item.

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From Franklin Mint: The Muscle Car era was just about hitting its peak, when in 1968 General Motors decided to forbid the installation of motors larger than 400 cubic inches in any of its intermediate bodies.

This could have had quite a dampening effect but for George Hurst who had other ideas. Hurst headed Hurst-Campbell, a manufacturer of shifters and other aftermarket high performance car parts. By the late 1960’s Hurst was already a legend having established a reputation for having the smoothest and fastest shifters available.

When the ban on 400+ ci motors
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