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Hearse that carried John F. Kennedy's body in Dallas up for sale

Washington, Thu, 19 Jan 2012 ANI

Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): The funerary vehicle, which carried late US President John F. ennedy's body after he was assassinated in Dallas, is all set to go under the hammer.


An auto auction company in Scottsdale, Ariz., plans to sell a 1964 Cadillac hearse that ompany executives say transported the body of the President from Parkland Memorial ospital to Love Field Airport, where Air Force One was waiting to return it to Washington, A Times reported.


The Barrett-Jackson company has posted photos of the hearse on its website, along with a istory of the car.


Arrdeen Vaughan, a hearse dealer in Texas had restored the hearse and put it up for public sale n 2007 at the Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook, Texas.


Vaughan set an asking price of 1 million dollars, and remained adamant about it, even turning own a bid of more than 900,000 dollars.


When the hearse was put on the block again in 2009, the high bid was only 165,000 dollars and emained unaccepted.


The current owner, who wishes to remain unidentified, is being represented at this week's uction by Mesa, Ariz.-based Desert Autosport.


"It is titled to us and we have copies of the previous titles," the owner said on the auction ebsite.


Barrett-Jackson has no asking price set for the vehicle, implying that there will be no minimum tarting bid. (ANI)


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