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1965 Lincoln Continental used by Lyndon Johnson Sells for $130,000

•    A Lincoln Continental limousine used by U.S. President Lyndon Johnson has been sold at auction.

Presidential limousines are truly unique items. Over the years, some of them have gone down in history, for all sorts of reasons. Of course, the most famous is President Kennedy's Lincoln Continental, in which he died in November of 1963 in Dallas, Texas. 

Former presidential limousines are usually destroyed or sent to a museum. Kennedy's is at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearbon, Michigan, as is President Truman's.

But there are a few exceptions. And what a surprise it was to discover one of them up for auction on the Bring a Trailer website last weekend! Bids were open until Sunday, March 24); the car sold for $130,000 USD.

Incredibly, another Lincoln Continental owned by President Lyndon Johnson previously sold on this site, but it was a regular model that the politician liked to drive on his ranch. The limo just snapped up stretches 21 feet. 

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