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Motorcycles: A Harley-Davidson of Johnny Hallyday beats an auction record

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The motorcycle was the subject of a ten-minute battle between bidding before being awarded 470 840 euros to an anonymous acquirer.

  Une Harley-Davidson de Johnny Hallyday bat un record aux enchères © Provided by FranceInfo

The mythical Harley-Davidson "Laura Eyes" from Johnny Hallyday exchanged for 470 840 euros Friday, March 18, at the Paris Retromobile Lounge. A record amount for a post-war brand motorcycle, clarified the Artcurial house, which orchestrates the sale. Estimated between 50,000 and EUR 250 000, the bike was the subject of a ten-minute battle between bidders before being awarded an anonymous acquirer.

offered to the star by the boss of Universal Music, Pascal Negro, and renowned in tribute to the daughter of the Rocker Laura Smet, the Harley is the mechanical star in 1995 of the clip I Can 'Stop Wanting You (extract from the Album Rough Town). In 1998, she entered with him at the Stade de France for an anthology concert.

Just before this representation, the motorcycle had been sold to a French fan on the occasion of a contest organized by Johnny and his disk house. The lucky winner has kept it for twenty-three years. The seller has committed to reverse 20% of the price to the Bonne Star association, created by the widow of the singer Laeticia Hallyday and who helps children in need.

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