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Vintage Motor Cars at Amelia Island

One of a Kind Motorcycle to be Sold on Behalf of Paul Pierce’s Truth Fund and the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation

WHAT: RM Auction’s 2004 Amelia Island Vintage Motor Car Sale

WHEN: March 13, 2004 - Auction commences at 12:00 p.m., Preview from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. March 12, 2004 - Pre-auction viewing from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. followed by reception

WHERE: Ritz-Carlton Hotel, 4750 Amelia Island Parkway, Amelia Island, FL

WHAT: RM Auctions’ Vintage Motor Car Sale at Amelia Island will feature a hand-crafted custom motorcycle designed by world-renowned engineer Ron Simms to benefit the collective charities of Boston Celtics Captain Paul Pierce’s The Truth Fund and actor Mark Wahlberg’s Youth Foundation. The Pierce and Wahlberg Foundations were both developed to provide opportunities to improve the quality of life for inner city youth.

Ron Simms, a legend in the custom motorcycles industry, spared no expense in creating this one-of-a- kind classic. The bike includes an S&S 117 C.I. engine, Baker transmission, Metzler wheels, Paughco frame and Horst paint.

The bike was recently featured on the Best Damn Sports Show Period on FOX Sports and was the star of the Best Damn NBA All-Star Party on the Sunset Strip. The bike is expected to bring between $70,000-$90,000 at the Auction.

DETAILS: RM Auctions, celebrating their 25th Anniversary as a leader in the auctions market, will auction 100 of the world’s most sought-after collector cars at the Vintage Motor Cars sale at Amelia Island.

COST: Admission to the sale is by catalog only, which admits both the catalog holder and a guest. An auction catalog is available for $50 U.S by calling RM Auctions at 800-211-4371

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