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Pope Francis’s Harley-Davidson has sold at auction for 241,500 euros—more than $360,000 CAD—leaving its estimated worth in the dust, reports the Telegraph.

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The bike was a gift to the Pope from the bike company, which celebrated its 110th anniversary last year. It’s a 1,585 cc Dyna Super Glide with brown and black leather and chrome detailing. The pope signed the fuel tank.

At auction in Paris, the bike didn’t have a minimum bid. Its estimated selling price was between 12,000 and 15,000 euros but a bidding war broke out, the Telegraph reports.

Caritas Roma, a charity affiliated with the Roman Catholic church, is getting the proceeds.

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