Very First General Lee Dodge Charger from The Dukes of Hazzard is up for Sale
With each other with the original Batmobile from the 1960s “Batman” Tv series and the De Lorean DMC-12 from the Back to the Future film trilogy, the 1969 Dodge Charger also identified as the Basic Lee from the “The Dukes of Hazzard”, is one of the most iconic and memorable vehicles in the history of Hollywood.
And now, one of the authentic Common Lees from the Television series is heading to the auction block at Barret Jackson’s Scottsdale event in Arizona that kicks off on January 14.
Mind you, we’re not speaking about any Basic Lee but the extremely initial automobile to appear on the 1st episode of the series carrying out its renowned jump over a Hazzard County police cruiser.
Understandably, more than the series’ seven year run from 1979 to 1985, the producers utilised a lot of cars – some say a lot more 300. So although it’s one particular of the numerous Common Lee cars utilised in the series, becoming the initial makes its really particular and it is bound to draw the interest of collectors from all over the world.
Barret Jackson tells us the only cast member to ever drive the first automobile, which is fondly named “Lee one”, was John Schneider, who played Bo Duke in The Dukes of Hazzard.
Soon after the series came to an end, the 1969 Dodge Charger was dumped in a junkyard someplace in Metro Atlanta wherever it stayed for 23 years ahead of it was rescued and professionally restored to its former issue more than a 16 month period.
Barret Jackson says that there will be no reserve price tag for the Lee 1.
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