Most Expensive Batman Memorabilia

Avid Batman collectors would surely want to own the Most Expensive Batman Memorabilia. A batmobile used in Joel Schumacher’s Batman Forever sold at the Kruse International collector car auction in Las Vegas in September 2006 for a record $335,000 to a very rich lawyer John O’Quinn (September 4, 1941 – October 29, 2009). 
Batman Forever's batmobile

At the same auction held the previous year, O’Quinn, the most successful lawyer in Texas, who has made fortunes in multi-billion dollar tobacco settlements – spent $690,000 on a plain grey 1975 Ford Escort GL once owned by Pope John Paul II when he has still a Polish priest.

His extensive car collection also includes:


  • seven Duesenbergs
  • 1911 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost featured in the film Titanic
  • John F Kennedy's 1962 Lincoln Continental Bubble Top limo
  • 1937 Bugatti Type 57 Atlantic
  • 2005 Lamborghini Gallardo covered with 33 celebrity autographs ($500,000) 
  • 1941 Packard limousine used by President Franklin D. Roosevelt ($290,000)
  • 1938 Talbot-Lago ($3,350,000)
  • 1938 Town Car used by Pope Pius XII ($250,000)

Years after his passing, on October 10, 2011 a car from O'Quinn's collection which is said to be the world’s oldest running motor car, a historic 1884 De Dion Bouton et Trepardoux Dos-a-Dos Steam Runabout, sold at auction for $4.62 million in Hershey, Pennsylvania.


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