Through the Tired Eyes of Faith

1910 Flying Merkel Motorcycle Here


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Auctions America by RM enjoyed a successful debut in Las Vegas this past  weekend, selling more than $4.1 million worth of vintage motorcycles, with an  impressive 82 percent sell-through rate of all lots offered.

The event at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino Jan. 12-14 had strong  attendance, with thousands of enthusiasts gathering to see 490 motorcycles and a  range of bike-related memorabilia cross the auction block.

The top seller of the weekend was a beautifully restored 1910 Flying Merkel,  resplendent in the company’s bright orange coloring, that garnered $86,800.

Read more: http://www.autoweek.com/article/20120118/CARNEWS/120119827#ixzz1jqahs3i0

My dad used to live in Merkel, Texas. Thought I would to this post in tribute to him. He passed away over a year ago in Abeliene.

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