Rare Dale Earnhardt #3 One Of A Kind Prototype Jacket Circa 2000

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51 Kingsmere Crescent, Brampton, ON L6X 1Z5, Canada(View Map)
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Up for sale is a rare one of a kind Dale Earnhardt #3 "Forever The Man" pleatherette prototype extra large jacket. Part of a private collection, the story behind this jacket is that it was purchased from Dale Earnhardt in Moorsville North Carolina in the year 2000. This was one of a few Jackets that were designed as samples for Dale Earnhardt to approve for his merchandising business and ultimately never went into mass production because of the material type known as "pleatherette" a combination of plastic, vinyl and leather. Can't find one any where like it on ebay, online or at any of the local car shows. Ralph Dale Earnhardt Sr. (/ˈɜːrnhɑːrt/; April 29, 1951 – February 18, 2001),[1] known professionally as Dale Earnhardt, was an American professional stock car racing driver and team owner, best known for his involvement in stock car racing for NASCAR. The third child of racing driver Ralph Earnhardt and first of two to Martha Coleman, he began his career in 1975 in the World 600 as part of the Winston Cup Series.

Regarded as one of the most significant drivers in NASCAR history,[2] Earnhardt won a total of 76 Winston Cup races over the course of his career, including the 1998 Daytona 500. He also earned seven NASCAR Winston Cup championships, tying for the most all-time with Richard Petty. This feat, accomplished in 1994, would not be equaled again for 22 years until Jimmie Johnson in 2016. His aggressive driving style earned him the nickname "The Intimidator".

In February 2001, Earnhardt died instantly of injuries sustained, after he collided with Ken Schrader and crashed his car in the final lap of the Daytona 500 – an unexpected event that was widely lamented in the racing industry.[3][4] Earnhardt has been inducted into numerous halls of fame, including the NASCAR Hall of Fame inaugural class in 2010.[5] Are you searching for rare hard to find products? Please view the 1800+ items we currently have for sale on Kijiji. We post new exciting items daily from vast inventory sources! We ship worldwide and we accept paypal! We pay top dollar for Gold, Silver, Diamonds, Coins and High End Watches! Email us all buying or selling enquiries at dmrdistributing@aol.com. Be sure to view and like our updated postings daily on Facebook at Direct Market Retailer Distributing!

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