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Ace Frehley of KISS Gets Into The Corvette Auction Act

By February 23, 2011

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Ace Frehley CorvetteOK, so if the idea of owning rocker Slash's pristine 1966 Corvette didn't appeal to you, maybe your taste in rock matches your passion for mid-70s Stingrays?

In that case, hold onto your bell-bottoms because the legendary guitarist of KISS, Ace Frehley, has sold his 1978 25th anniversary Pace Car edition Corvette through an ebay auction. The car went for a mind-boggling $40,000, probably more due to the KISS star's fame than for the intrinsic value in the car.

Is such a purchase a bad idea? Well, financially speaking, probably so. Ace Frehley, while great in his venue, isn't Steve McQueen or Zora Arkus-Duntov. And now the car's not owned by Ace Frehley, but rather was once owned by Ace Frehley - and that'll make a difference at resale time. But hey, if you've got the cash and you're a KISS fan, have fun - this was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

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