Collectible Boats

Collecting – A Style Both Wet and Wild

NYTimes.com
By LARRY EDSALL
Published: August 13, 2009

“KEVIN MUELLER’S car collection started with his grandmother’s 1957 Chevrolet sedan, which he received as a high school graduation present in 1980. In the years since, he has added a few classic Chrysler Corporation cars and a red-and-white ’57 Chevy Bel Air convertible. But his collectible that draws the biggest crowd at car shows isn’t even an automobile: it’s a 1958 Glastron Seaflite, a fiberglass boat with tailfins much like those on the ’57 Chevy that tows it.

…While finned boats are now worth many times their original list prices of roughly $1,200 to $2,000, they remain fairly affordable — if you can find one.”

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