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Coca-Cola and the Dukes of Hazzard - Share a Coke Dukes Bottles
Is there a more iconic brand than Coca-Cola?  The logo and the contour bottle are among the most recognizable images out there.  Disney, Ford, McDonald's, and Google come to mind, but in my opinion, Coke is at the top.  I've always loved the Coca-Cola brand...

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The Grand Opening of Cooter's in Luray is May 6 & 7 Featuring Tom Wopat in Concert!
This is gong to be one great Dukes-filled summer!  In July we have the big event, Hazzard Homecoming: Cooter's Last Stand, but before that we got all kinds of great activities, starting with the Grand Opening of Cooter's In The Valley in Luray, VA on May 6 ...

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The Complete McDonald's Dukes of Hazzard Happy Meal Collection
When you have the biggest TV license going like Warner Bros. did with the Dukes of Hazzard in the early '80s, it was only natural that they would end up in a McDonald's Happy Meal promotion. Thinking about it now, a classic folded Happy Meal cardboard box a...

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One in a Million: Ertl’s Golden General Lees by Sam McConnell
Our old pal Sam McConnell is back with an awesome addition to his collection.  We haven't seen Sam around this part of Hazzard for a while, but you can look back at his past contributions to the DukesCollector world like the restoration of his Coleco Dukes ...

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New (and Old) Dukes Stuff - 03/15/2017 - Ertl Cases & Map, Framed Pictues, Bank & More
I got a few new Dukes items and pulled a few un-blogged-about pieces from the archives for this latest post.  Let's take a look. Starting off we have the classic Knickerbocker Wrist Racers.  These two are a little different as they are the Canadian versions...

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The Elusive Arco Dukes of Hazzard Playhouse Cooter's Garage Tent
Behold!  I've added another Holy Grail to the Collection!  Gaze upon the esteemed Hazzard County Garage Tent, officially known as the Dukes of Hazzard Playhouse tent.  Though it did not come with the box, it is in perfect condition with all pieces present a...

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The Complete Reed Dukes of Hazzard Party Supply Collection
Let's throw a Dukes of Hazzard Party!  In the early 80's, the coolest birthday parties were decked out with Dukes (Dukes decked?)  A trip to the local party store, Hills, or Paper Place would lead to a plethora of supplies to make any party a Dukes of Hazza...

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New Dukes Stuff - 2/7/2017 - Gordy Harmonica, TV Guides, VHS 3-Pack and More
Reports of the death of the weird white table with green accents have been greatly exaggerated.  It's still around and just so happens to be filled with a load of new Dukes stuff.  Let's take a look. First up is a "rack pack" of Series 3 Dukes of Hazzard tr...

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Catherine Bach and Tom Wopat at the Pittsburgh World of Wheels Car Show
I spent Saturday with two of my cousins!  Daisy and Luke Duke came to Pittsburgh as the World of Wheels Car show welcomed Catherine Bach and Tom Wopat.  It was a great event! Our buddies from the Northeast Ohio Dukes brought along an array of Hazzard vehicl...

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Deka Dukes of Hazzard Dinnerware - Mugs, Cups, Bowls, and Plates
The Deka Dukes of Hazzard Dinnerware pieces are popular Dukes golden era collectibles.  A few of these items were a staple of my childhood.  I've mentioned before how my grandparents would buy all the Dukes stuff they would see when I was younger. These pie...
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