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Baseball card brings in $80,000 and rare cars are on the auction block

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There are world record holding cars, motorbikes, and a bi-planes used in a movie that are up for auction. There are world record holding cars, motorbikes, and a bi-planes used in a movie that are up for auction.

A very pricey piece of Americana hit the auction block in Maine.  The rare baseball card of the 1865 Brooklyn Atlantics was found at a yard sale.  It went to the highest bidder on Wednesday for $80,000.  Jason LeBlanc of Newburyport, Maine bought it for his four-year-old son.  The baseball card is believed to be one-of-a-kind.

Some of the world's rarest and most storied cars and an airplane are for sale today in Paris.  There are world record holding cars, motorbikes, and a bi-planes used in the movie "Out of Africa."  One of the prized cars up for auction is a limousine used by Britain's Queen Elizabeth during her visit to Germany in 1965, that is expected to fetch up to $1.3 million.  There is also a 1916 Detroit, an electric car almost 100-years-old.

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