Bid Smart: Harley-Davidson: more than just America’s motorcycle

A circa-1930s Harley Davidson motorcycles bar and shield porcelain neon sign on its original can achieved $70,000 plus the buyer’s premium in March 2023. Image courtesy of Dan Morphy Auctions and LiveAuctioneers.

NEW YORK — Detroit may have been the birthplace of the American automotive industry, but when it comes to motorcycles, the locus shifts about 300 miles west to Milwaukee, Wisc. While the latter city is perhaps most famous as the beer capital of the world, it’s also where the iconic Harley-Davidson brand sputtered and rumbled […]