'Easy Rider's' 'Captain America' bike sold for $1.35 million

October 19, 2014 2:22 PM

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Despite news reports that cast doubt on its provenance, a "Captain America" chopper purported to be the last remaining motorcycle used in the filming of the 1969 movie "Easy Rider" sold at auction Saturday night for $1.35 million -- or just more than $1.6 million, after auction fees are included.

The chrome-heavy, star-spangled Harley Davidson panhead, ridden by actor Peter Fonda in the ground-breaking movie directed by his co-star Dennis Hopper, was owned by Los Angeles Realtor and movie memorabilia collector Michael Eisenberg.

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