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The first Batmobile aims to be the next auction hero
BBC News
Bet you didn't see this one coming. This modified Oldsmobile - believed to be the world's first official Batmobile - is coming up for auction in America. Related. The Batman television series' original Batmobile. (Rodrigo Vaz/Film Magic/Getty. Most ...
Buy the very first Batmobile!Top Gear
First known official Batmobile up for auctionGizmag
1963 Batmobile Up for Auction Early December, Bidding Starts at $90000Headlines & Global News

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Nye and Company Announce Holiday Auction Now Live on iGavelauctions.com
ArtfixDaily
A retro 1964 award-winning butter-yellow Oldsmobile Jetstar 88 in remarkable condition (Estimate: $30-50,000, Reserve $20,000) is also available, as is a well-maintained 1926 Ford Model T. (Estimate: $8-12,000, Reserve $6,000). The Thuman family ...



Jalopnik

The Original Batmobile Sold For Just $137000 At Auction
Jalopnik
Still, the customized 1956 Oldsmobile 88 is an important piece of Bat-history, and while it's not as dynamic as Adam West's car, it still looks pretty good. The identity of the buyer was not immediately available, but hopefully it went to a good home ...
Original Batmobile, built in 1963, fetches $137000 at auctionReuters
Original Batmobile sells at auction for $137000In-Forum
The First Batmobile Ever Just Sold at Auction for $137000Popular Mechanics (blog)
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GTspirit

1963 First Batmobile Auctions for $137000
GTspirit
The sale car was the creation of Forrest Robinson, a Batman fan who spent three years customizing a 1956 Oldsmobile 88 with a 324 Rocket engine to resemble the single-fin vehicle depicted in DC's Batman Comics from the 1940s and 1950s. He finished in ...



Florida Times-Union

Pod Rods: A Batmobile and a 'Bird go on auction; Bond gets a new Aston Martin ...
Florida Times-Union
And now that Batmobile, lovingly created off an Oldsmobile in homage to the originals in 1950's DC Comics, can be yours when it comes up for auction at 11 a.m. Dec. 6, at Heritage Auctions in Dallas. This 1963 Batmobile was custom-built from a 1956 ...

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Cadillac, Olds, Packard, Nash toy cars in stores in Hunterdon Old Ink history
NJ.com
SOLD — Eight little old country school houses in Raritan Township went on the auction block yesterday as streamlined education in the new Flemington-Raritan Consolidated School prepared to take over after New Year's Day. The grand total of receipts to ...

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What's a Batmobile Really Worth?
Boston.com
The earliest-known Batmobile in existence was sold at auction for $137,000 on December 6. The car was built on the frame of a 1956 Oldsmobile 88, replacing the Oldsmobile's body with a Bat-design that features the Batmobile's iconic dorsal fin, bat ...



Wired

This Restored 1963 Batmobile Could Cost You a Cool $500K
Wired
In 1963, that roadster was a tricked-out Oldsmobile 88 that toured the country promoting All Star Dairies' Batman-themed ice cream. “Batman's Batmobile,” as local newspaper clippings referred to it, was created when All Star was an official DC Comics' ...



The Car Guide

Earliest Known Official Batmobile Now Up For Auction
Broadway World
The Batmobile began life as a 1956 Oldsmobile 88 with a 324 Rocket engine. In 1960, Forrest Robinson replaced the car's body with his original design, reminiscent of the 1940's and 1950's DC Comics Batmobiles. With its bat nose and a large, single ...
The ''Real'' Batmobile Is Up For AuctionThe Car Guide
Original Batmobile on AuctionZerCustoms

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OCRegister

Tesla Model S leads in customer satisfaction
OCRegister
Earliest Batmobile goes to auction: Two years before custom car legend George Barris crafted his iconic Batmobile from a Ford Futura, a lesser-known builder by the name of Forrest Robinson built his own version from a 1956 Oldsmobile. Robinson's 1963 ...

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