Gone in 60 seconds, returned after almost four decades...
http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/story?id=1515055The stolen (1968 Corvette) was discovered last month in a Sweden-bound shipping container at the Port of Los Angeles by customs and California Highway Patrol officers conducting a routine check of cars being exported. When its vehicle identification number was run through an insurance industry data base that lists cars stolen in this country since 1968, the Corvette popped up as having been swiped Jan. 22, 1969, in New York City.
http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/nation/3594190.htmlAlan Poster's Corvette was a brand new 1968 blue-on-blue classic driving machine when it vanished 37 years ago. Now he's been reunited with his former dream car.
The Corvette was stolen from a New York garage on Jan. 22, 1969. In November the car was identified as stolen as it was being loaded onto a container ship bound for Sweden, said U.S. Department of Homeland Security spokesman Mike Fleming.
(EDIT - didn't realize a similar post was in the OT area - sorry...)