Tuesday, February 11, 2014

'Pope's motorcycle' sale raises $327,000 for charity

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-649Esarb9fE/UvQO7nDFJkI/AAAAAAAAVzw/RLi8vIyisds/s1600/Habemus%2520Harley%5B1%5D.jpgA Harley-Davidson motorcycle that was donated to Pope Francis has been sold at auction for $327,000. 

The 2013 Dyna Super Glide was sold to an unidentified buyer after a lively round of bidding at the Bonham auction house in Paris. 

The sales price far exceeded the pre-sale estimate, set by Bonham at $16,000. 

The proceeds from the sale will go to Caritas Roma, the Catholic charity.

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