Stolen 1956 Thunderbird Recovered after 31 years

Man to be reunited with ’56 Thunderbird

Yahoo! News
Fri Jun 22, 2007

“PALO ALTO, Calif. – Ronald Leung thought he would never see his beloved 1956 Ford Thunderbird again after it was stolen from his auto-repair shop in downtown Palo Alto in 1976. But the 59-year-old car aficionado will soon be reunited with the classic car he treasured as a young man after police called Thursday and told him the T-bird had been found in Southern California.

…the California Highway Patrol recovered the collectible – still in excellent condition – after a Ventura County woman tried to register it after buying the car on eBay from an Ohio seller.”

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