The flashy car auctions may get all the media attention (Barrett-Jackson anyone?), but motorcycles get their day on the auction block as well. Some vintage bikes sell for tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars every year at auctions around the country. 2015 saw rare motorcycles go for some of the highest prices ever seen at auction.
Back in January, a 1959 Harley FLH Duo-Glide owned by Jerry Lee Lewis went on the block in Kissimmee, FL. The final price? $350,000.
Then in March the E.J. Cole Collection of vintage motorcycles went on the block in Las Vegas. This collection was amassed over 50 years and featured 225 motorcycles that were auctioned for a staggering total of $12.27 million.… Read the rest