Dark Star estate sale aimed at 'true guys'

The estate sale for radio legend Dark Star is set. It's billed as a "true guys sale."
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Slot machines, top-end clothing, 80 model cars and 100+ professional team jackets, including one signed by the great Stan Musial.

Sounds like a random collection of things, but those late-night listeners of Dark Star's for all the years he was on WCCO and his later years at KFAN, grew accustomed to a random assortment of thoughts for the hours he was on.

Sept. 8-10,the public will have a chance to take home any of those things -- plus so much more -- at his estate sale.

Take a look at the full list, along with photos of most of it, here.

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