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George Barris to sell original 1966 Batmobile at Barrett-Jackson [w/video]

by Jeremy Korzeniewski (RSS feed) on Nov 30th, 2012 at 8:58AM

Holy celebrity auction, Batman! The one and only original Batmobile, constructed by celebrity customizer George Barris, is slated to go up for auction at the Barret-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, AZ, on January 19, 2013. While a great many replicas and copies of the Batmobile have been bought and sold, this particular machine has been owned by Barris since 1965, when he purchased the car on which it is based, the Lincoln Futura Concept from 1955, from Ford for the sum of one dollar. Money well spent, we'd say. When Barris was approached to build the original Batmobile, he was reportedly... Read More

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