Issued 109 years ago, the motorcycle Pierce Arrow sold for a record $225 000

July 12, 2020 in the history of the Mecum auction (USA) – the global leader in selling collectible antique cars and motorcycles, there was another significant event. On this day, in record 225 000 dollars was sold released 109 years ago, the motorcycle Pierce Arrow.

So the high price is explained very simply – the bike is perfectly preserved virtually intact, and to him for all this time did not touch the hand of the restorer.

Pierce Arrow – the first U.S. four-cylinder motorcycle created in accordance with unusually high standards, which ultimately played a trick on him: because of too high prices, there was no mass demand, and the bike was taken out of production. During the period from 1909 to 1914 was released on at least 500 motorcycles.

The auction with the participation of Pierce Arrow showed extremely high interest in this authentic and original exhibit, which inflicted more than 100 years ago factory paint has not lost its original splendour, which once again demonstrates the high quality of the brand Pierce.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Releated

Physicists have learned to turn plastic bottles in supercapacitors

Scientists from the University of California, riverside have developed a technology to produce components for supercapacitors from regular waste. We are talking about polyethylene terephthalate or PET, which is made most of plastic bottles. This material is from an economic point of view is significantly superior to high-tech raw materials, like graphene or carbon nanotubes. […]

Looks like a screwdriver of the XXI century

Recently Techcult wrote about the drill of the XXI century with a touchscreen and lasers. But the screwdriver is traditionally considered to be more simple, reliable and very straightforward tool. What similar high-tech screwdriver advanced Italian production? And it is similar to the Kinetic device Driver. Kinetic Driver designed by the Italian designer Giacomo Di […]

Our Solar system is most similar to space croissant

The sun emits powerful electromagnetic winds that envelop the planet in our solar system like a giant bubble. This magnetic bubble is called the heliosphere and protects the planet from dangerous space radiation. Scientists have long believed that the heliosphere is in the form of a comet – with a distinct nose and long flowing […]

Some homemade masks turned out to be more dangerous than no

Despite the fact that the industry has recovered from the shock of the first days of the pandemic COVID-19 and now produces enough facial masks of different types, most people in the world due to various reasons use homemade versions. Everyone understands that they are less effective than professional medical model, but the question is: […]