Indian Motorcycle has announced that its 2014 Indian Chief Vintage custom bike, revealed at the Long Beach IMS Show in December, went to auction in Arizona, on Sunday, January 19, and sold to the winning bidder for $30,000.
The red 2014 Indian Chief Vintage custom, created in partnership with Jack Daniel's distillery to support the "Operation Ride Home" program for the benefit of U.S. Armed Forces personnel and their families, was sold by Barrett-Jackson, a renowned collector car auction house. The winning bidder was George Munsterman (and wife Mary Brinckerhoff) of New York, and the full price has been donated by Indian Motorcycle to Operation Ride Home. The winning bidder was George Munsterman and wife Mary Brinckerhoff of New York.
The No.7 bike -- also the serial number of this unit from the production line -- was customized with special touches like hand-applied pinstriping, special badging, a custom seat, and Jack Daniel's and Operation Ride Home logos.
"Operation Ride Home" is a partnership program between Jack Daniel Distillery and the Armed Services YMCA designed to help service members and military families travel to their homes across the country this holiday season. All proceeds from the auction of the custom Indian Chief Vintage bike have been donated by Indian Motorcycle to the Operation Ride Home program.
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The non-profit Armed Services YMCA (ASYMCA) provides no and low-cost programs to make military life easier for nearly 500,000 active-duty enlisted military and their families each year at 31 branches and affiliates nationwide. The ASYMCA does not receive government funding, and does not charge dues or membership fees for their programs. Please visit asymca.org to learn more.
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