Captain America sells for $1.35 million

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The legendary ‘Captain America’ Harley-Davidson from the 1969 movie Easy Rider, thumped its way to a whopping $1,350,000 – that’s £ 836,337 to us – as part of Profiles in History’s Hollywood Entertainment Memorabilia auction at the weekend. It’s claimed to be the highest price ever realised for a motorcycle at auction.

“After fierce bidding, we are so pleased that the buyer values this for the cultural icon that it is,” said Mike Eisenberg.

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to benefit the American Humane Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to the welfare of animals and children.

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