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Sold: Chilliwack’s iconic pink car auctioned off for $9,250

Amount will be doubled by auction company for donation to Chilliwack Salvation Army

Chilliwack’s iconic pink car has a new owner.

The 1973 Plymouth Gold Duster that was a beacon along the highway west of town for decades was auctioned off Thursday morning (April 4) for $9,250. That amount will be matched by Beekman Auctions, and the total of $18,500 will be donated to the Chilliwack Salvation Army.

The car had been on the auction lot since Feb. 27, as part of Beekman’s Spring 2024 Equipment Auction.

The final bidding day opened with at $5,250, with a flurry of activity in the final minutes and bidding increments of $250.

The website does not identify the bidders in any way, but there was a total of 66 bids.

The car has no engine, transmission or registration, and had been used as signage for Pick-a-Part auto wreckers for decades.

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Jessica Peters

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I began my career in 1999, covering communities across the Fraser Valley ever since.
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