CNET

Holy auction, Batman! Historic Batmobile is up for sale
CNET
Heritage Auctions. The earliest known officially licensed 1963 Batmobile, which is hand-built from a 1956 Oldsmobile, is up for auction starting at $90,000. According to Heritage Auctions, the Batmobile was customized in 1960 by 23-year-old Forrest ...
The Long-Lost Original Batmobile Is Up for SalePopular Mechanics (blog)
First Ever Official Batmobile To Be AuctionedGeeky Gadgets
Oldest-known 'Batmobile' heading to auctionMyFox Chicago
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Digital Trends

Holy heritage Batman! First-ever Batmobile is crusading toward auction
Digital Trends
“The '63 Batmobile was custom-built from the ground up,” reads Heritage Auction's statement. “Starting with a 1956 Oldsmobile 88 frame and the famous 324 Rocket engine — a predecessor of 1960s muscle cars – Robinson replaced the Oldsmobile body ...
Quick, Robin! To the Earliest DC-Licensed Batmobile Being Auctioned!The News Wheel
First Batmobile up for auctionRegina Leader-Post
1st Batmobile to be sold at heritage auctionsgulfnews.com

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GM Authority (blog)

1957 Oldsmobile 98 Convertible Headed For Mecum's Anaheim Auction Next ...
GM Authority (blog)
A 1957 Oldsmobile 98 with the aforementioned J2 tri-power engine is set to be auctioned off at Mecum's upcoming Anaheim auction. The car appears to have gone under a full restoration and looks almost better than new, with a flawless body and interior ...



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' ...



Local car auction to be filmed for History Channel
The Desert Sun
Fisker plans to auction his personal car — a one-off, custom designed car built on the 1972 Oldsmobile Toronado body and frame. It has been modified as topless — no soft convertible top or side windows — with a burgundy soft leather interior, 1970 ...



Jalopnik

For Sale: The Original Batmobile You Never Knew Existed
Jalopnik
Holy insert clever auto auction pun here, Batman! The original ... As Supercompressor notes, this Batmobile — which bears a passing resemblance to the sleek coupe Batman drove in the 1940s comic books — is a 1956 Oldsmobile 88. It is the first car DC ...



First Batmobile Goes on Sale at Heritage Auctions Online
Bloomberg
The custom-built car is based on a 1956 Oldsmobile 88 with a 324 Rocket engine, the website said. Bids may be submitted online up to 8 p.m. Pacific time on Dec. 5, the day before the live auction. The Dallas, Texas-based auction house said the antique ...

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artnet News

Batmobile Going on the Block Next Month
artnet News
A bonafide 1960s-era Batmobile, the earliest DC–licensed model known to exist, will be available at auction next month at Heritage Auctions, reports ArtDaily. The car, thought to be lost for decades, was rediscovered in 2008 and has been ... Originally ...
The 'original' Batmobile is about to make somebody's ChristmasClassic Driver

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KFDX

Batmobile Up for Auction Soon in Dallas
KFDX
“This is a great piece of lost Pop Culture and Americana,” said Margaret Barrett, Director of Entertainment and Music at Heritage Auctions. “After it was removed from the field, it went through a few owners before the most recent owner, Toy Car ...

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Comicbook.com

Earliest Known Officially Licensed Batmobile To Be Auctioned Off
Comicbook.com
The '63 Batmobile is a custom job, using a 1956 Oldsmobile frame and a one-of-a-kind body that Robinson created. It does share an uncanny resemblance to vehicle that would transport Adam West and Burt Ward around Gotham, however. Heritage Auctions ...


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