What is believed to be the only original/unrestored 1912 Henderson known in America, complete with original paint and tyres, sold at Mecum’s Las Vegas sale for a staggering $490,000.
The in-line four, featuring a 59 cubic inch F-Head Four Cylinder engine, came out of the Doc Cleveland collection. Its unique condition, and the fact it was a first-year model, undoubtedly led to its appeal.
Second and third big sellers in the sale were Hendersons too, both restored examples from 1913, selling for $150,000 and $127,500 apiece. A 1923 Indian Chief, formerly owned by Steve McQueen, made $100,000.
There’s plenty more at mecum.com/motorcycles/results
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