Profiles In History Adds Vehicles to C2E2 Auction

Posted by at 2:56 pm on March 19, 2012

Profiles in History recently announced some great items being featured at their Captain America: The First Avenger Auction at this year’s C2E2 (Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo). Now they’ve also added cool superhero rides from the film as well.

First up is Steve Rogers’ hero motorcycle. A contemporary Harley Davidson bike, modified, painted and dressed to reflect a WW2 military period look. The motorcycle is a detailed representation of the Harley Davidson classic WLA military motorcycles that the HD company began producing to US Army specs in 1940. This custom replica is fashioned from a modern Harley Davidson with spring-mounted solo saddle and springer fork. The motorcycle is not operational and special shipping arrangements will apply. Estimated to fetch $12,000 – $15,000.

Also available for purchase is the Hydra Fastrac. It is commandeered by the Howling Commandos during their liberation from the Hydra Factory. Constructed of a metal and fiberglass shell built on a JCB 3190, 4-wheel drive “Fastrac” tractor, the operating weight of the base vehicle is 17570.8 lb (7970 kg). The vehicle rides on four Michelin “Multibib” 540/65 R30 tires. The protruding cannon on the turret represents Hydra’s Cosmic Cube weaponry. This is a one-off hero vehicle in excellent condition. The vehicle is not operational and special shipping arrangements will apply. Estimated to fetch $12,000 – $15,000.

Finally, also up for auction is a Hydra Motorcycle. The motorcycle consists of a fiberglass, gunmetal-painted, lightweight, custom shell built on an actual Honda Motocross bike Model: CRF250X. The sleek Hydra shell features an embossed Hydra insignia on the gas tank and sides of the bike. There are two guns protruding from the front. There is a black, padded single-seat and the back of the bike features a wraparound frame, back wheel guard and rear foot pegs.  On the back lower frame, there is a rack fitted with three resin and rubber German grenade props. This machine is one of a group of Hydra bikes featured in the high-speed chase when Hydra troops are pursuing Captain America. The motorcycle is not operational and special shipping arrangements will apply. Estimated to fetch $4,000 – $6,000

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