As motorcyclists, we’re drawn to the freedom two wheels represent; just man, machine and the open road. The feeling rings true today as it did 72 years ago, when Wallace Van Sandt, of Birmingham, Alabama, took delivery of his 1941 Harley-Davidson WLD Special Sport Solo, purchased new in 1940 for $365 (roughly $5800 in today’s […]
Harley-Davidson and Brando Estate Settle Boot Suit
The estate of Marlon Brando and Harley-Davidson have reached a settlement in a civil suit over the use of the actor’s name.
As reported last May, the dispute was over a leather riding boot Harley-Davidson sold as “The Brando”. The suit sought an injunction for Harley-Davidson to stop using the Brando name, and asked for unspecified damages.
Brando Enterprises LP, which represents the late star of “The Wild One“, has reached an out-of-court settlement with both Harley-Davidson and Wolverine Worldwide, the company that produced the Brando boot. Terms of the settlement were not released.
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