Friday, April 29, 2005

Popemobile for Sale? Bids Top $1 Mln on EBay

IN a followup from an item from yesterday - It's not really the Popemobile, but a 1999 Volkswagon Golf reportedly once owned by Cardinal Ratzinger.
ROME (Reuters) - A second hand car once said to be registered in the name of Joseph Kardinal Ratzinger -- the new Pope Benedict - is up for sale on eBay and the sky seems to be the limit when it comes to bidding.

The vehicle, a metallic gray 1999 Volkswagen Golf, went up for auction on the German site ( at a minimum price of 9,900 euros ($12,790) on Wednesday and, just over 24 hours and more than 300 bids later, the price had hit one million euros ($1.3 million).

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