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A Holy Harley

Posted on March 3rd, 2014 by Goldman Buyer

An unidentified European buyer just came into possession of Pope Francis’ Harley-Davidson motorcycle by paying 20 times more than the auction pre-sale price.

Bonhams auction house in Paris set the pre-sale price for the 1,585 cc Dyna Super Glide at $16,000. The bike, donated to the Pope last year by Willie Davidson, the grandson of the company’s co-founder, was sold for $327,000. Also sold was a Harley-Davidson leather jacket signed by Pope Francis at a price of $77,485 plus fees.

The Pope never rode the motorcycle, but like the leather jacket, it displays his signature. He gave it to a Catholic charity, which then arranged the auction.

Would you want the Pope’s motorcycle?

 

Courtesy of MSN News
http://news.msn.com/world/holy-high-hog-popes-harley-sells-for-dollar327000

 

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