FORT WAYNE, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) - The National MIlitary History Center is seeing the benefits and downside of auctioning off pieces of World War Two history.
The museum was about $2.5 million dollars in debt. In order to save the building and some of the artifacts inside, hundreds of vehicles and other pieces of memorabilia were auctioned off Saturday. The auction raised $2,976,605.
A 1935-45 Daimler-Benz DB10 SdKfz 8 brought in $200,000 and was the top seller.
Bidders from around the world joined in at the museum, online and by phone and looked at 182 lots.
Auctions of America will be posting a full list of the results early in the week at www.auctionsamerica.com.
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