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Old 04-25-2015, 03:12 PM
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Default Finally getting the '96 Masterpiece cleaned up

I am finally finding the time to get the Masterpiece cleaned up and presentable. It is amazing to me to see how some funeral homes totally neglect their coaches! I would be apprehensive to use a funeral home that didn't maintain and take pride in all of their property. This coach just came out of service last summer and the exhaust is so loud that it is embarrassing to me to drive it!
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I love the color, beautiful car!
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Old 04-25-2015, 05:42 PM
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I love the 96 body style and like Rocky said, the color scheme! These would have made some great looking combination cars.
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I would be apprehensive to use a funeral home that didn't maintain and take pride in all of their property.
Coming from an SCI firm, there shouldn't be any surprises. They are an embarrassment to the entire funeral service profession.
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I am finally finding the time to get the Masterpiece cleaned up and presentable. It is amazing to me to see how some funeral homes totally neglect their coaches! I would be apprehensive to use a funeral home that didn't maintain and take pride in all of their property. This coach just came out of service last summer and the exhaust is so loud that it is embarrassing to me to drive it!
What color is the inside? Thanks
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The name plates come from a firm that always used solid black coaches.
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Dan,
The interior is blue cloth with a leather driver's seat. The coach was originally Platinum Silver and was in service in Hibbing, MN from 1999 until June of 2014. The name plates didn't come with the coach. I just had them and couldn't stand to have a coach without name plates in the windows. That has to be about the coldest name for a funeral home that I have ever heard(the "Inc." part)!
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The name plates didn't come with the coach. I just had them and couldn't stand to have a coach without name plates in the windows. That has to be about the coldest name for a funeral home that I have ever heard(the "Inc." part)!
They are about three miles from me.
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Jerry,
How long ago did the name change to "Berkowitz-Kumin- Bookatz"?
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The funeral home that owned the coach for the last 15 years was the Dougherty Funeral Home in Hibbing, MN.
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