There are few motorcycle icons within pop culture that have endured as vividly as that of the late, great Steve McQueen. A man who was at one time the highest paid actor in Hollywood, he avoided the limelight in favor of immersing himself within his passion for motorcycles. Never afraid of getting dirty, McQueen was […]
Steve McQueen’s 1946 Indian Chief On The Auction Block
Saturday, August third is your chance to own a legend – that is if you have a spare $75,000-$125,000 laying around. That’s the price range Steve McQueen’s 1946 Indian Chief is expected to fetch during Auctions America‘s first ever SoCal event, in Burbank, CA.
Documented by the McQueen Certificate of Authenticity that the bike was acquired after the actor’s death at the estate auction held in Las Vegas in 1984, the Chief was fully restored in the early 1990s. In addition to the McQueen Indian, other motorcycles will be up for bid including a 1911 Indian Model C, 2003 Indian Scout, 2006 Desperado Chopper and 2004 ASVE Custom. Beside the two-wheelers the three-day auction will include a wide variety of collectible automobiles.
Day passes are priced at $20, three-day passes are $50, bidder registration is $100 for three days and includes admission for two, while children under 12 are free.
To check out the online catalog click here: auctionsamerica.com/