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MOVIE CAR GOES UP FOR AUCTION SOON

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(SUN) – A piece of movie history is going on sale, and vintage car fans
can snap it up for a bargain price.

The 1928 Renault Type NN Tourer that was seen in the 1988 blockbuster
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade is due to be auctioned off on May 17
by Brightwells.

The car can be seen in the iconic film’s final sequence where Indy,
on horseback, is chased by a tank as Nazis try to beat him to the Holy
Grail (below).

The car saw a full interior restoration and engine rebuild, before
spending the last 25 years in the History on Wheels museum in
Windsor.

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CAR RACED BY ‘’THE INTIMIDATOR” IS SOLD

DALE EARNHARDT'S #3 GOODWRENCH 1989 CHEVROLET LUMINA RACE CAR - Side Profile - 205886

DALE EARNHARDT'S #3 GOODWRENCH 1989 CHEVROLET LUMINA RACE CAR - Engine - 205886

DALE EARNHARDT'S #3 GOODWRENCH 1989 CHEVROLET LUMINA RACE CAR - Front 3/4 - 205886
DALE EARNHARDT’S #3 GOODWRENCH 1989 CHEVROLET LUMINA RACE
CAR.

(FoxNews) – A Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet campaigned by the late
Dale Earnhardt sold Saturday for $220,000, including 10 percent buyer’s
premium, at the Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Collector-Car Auction.

The familiar black No. 3 Chevrolet Lumina was raced by Earnhardt in 1989
and ’90, according to the auction listing. It was driven by Earnhardt to one
of his nine victories at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

In 1990, Earnhardt won nine races and the fourth of his seven championships
in what is now the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.

The auction listing stated,“This NASCAR Cup Car comes with supporting
documentation from Crew Chief Kirk Shelmerdine, who personally inspected
the car and found it to be 100% true as raced by Dale Earnhardt,”

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Ralph Dale Earnhardt Sr. (April 29, 1951 – February 18, 2001)

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RECORD-BREAKING COIN AUCTION

BALTIMORE (AP) – A rare 1804 silver dollar fetched almost $3.3
million dollars in what officials say is a record-breaking coin 
collection auction.

A five-part sale of the D. Brent Pogue coin collection that ended
Friday netted a total of almost $106.7 million.

The five auction events were held over the past two years by
Stack’s Bowers Galleries of Santa Ana, California, in conjunction
with Sotheby’s in Baltimore.

Friday’s final auction yielded about $21.4 million, including the 1804
dollar, an 1811 half cent that brought $998,750, and a 1793 Liberty
Cap cent that sold for $940,000, making it the most valuable
circulated cent ever sold.

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OLDEST VESPA SCOOTER UP FOR AUCTION

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(FoxNews) – The Vespa scooter was designed as an affordable way to put
Italians back on the road after World War II, but this one’s not cheap.

The oldest-known existing Vespa is being auctioned online at Catawiki.com
and as of this writing it’s closing in on $175,000, with bidding set to end on
March 28.

The fully-documented “Serie 0” was actually the third Vespa built, the first two
having been lost to history. It’s been fully restored, with the paint carefully
stripped off to highlight its early construction methods, which include a hand-
hammered and soldered steel unibody. About 60 of these pre-production
models were manufactured before a formal assembly line was established.

 

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Vespa is an Italian brand of scooter manufactured by Piaggio. The name
means “wasp” in Italian. The Vespa has evolved from a single model motor
scooter manufactured in 1946 by Piaggio & Co. S.p.A. of Pontedera, Italy
to a full line of scooters and one of seven companies today owned by
Piaggio.

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SERIALIZED MUSTANG TO BE AUCTIONED

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(FoxNews) – An original Ford Mustang claimed to be the first hard-top example is
coming up for auction. It will go under the hammer at Mecum’s Indy 2017 auction
in mid-May.

This is a 1965 Mustang with VIN ending in 00002, meaning it comes after the 1965 Mustang convertible with VIN ending in 00001 currently sitting in The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan. Both of these were pre-production examples,
hence the 1965 model year. The first production examples were famously sold
as 1964½ models.

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