Arizona (The Gaslamp Post) – Former President Bush will be auctioning the pickup truck he obtained shortly after leaving office, with all proceeds going to the Fisher House Foundation. On January 19, 2013, at approximately 9:30 pm lot #3017, which is Mr. President’s 2009 Ford F-150 King Ranch Super Crew will go up for bid.
The truck which has only been driven on the Bush’s family ranch is reported to have very low mileage. The actual title transfer will be performed by the former president in person, along with all bragging rights along with the truck.
According to Barret-Jackson Auctions:
President Bush has used this stunning white F-150 at his Prairie Chapel Ranch in Crawford, TX since shortly after he left the White House in 2009. With a 5.4 Liter V8 engine commanding 310 horsepower, this impressive truck has a luxurious adobe King Ranch premium leather interior. President Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush have since used the truck to work around their ranch; entertain friends, family, and dignitaries and to give tours of their Crawford property. This is a unique opportunity to own a piece of presidential automotive history. Owned continuously by President bush since he ordered it new. The title is in the former President’s name and will be transferred directly to the buyer. Additionally, the right airbag panel features President Bush’s signature and a copy of a video showing him autographing the truck and driving it around his ranch in Crawford, TX will be included with the purchase. “I haven’t driven on a street in many, many years, but I have been able to drive this truck on my ranch,” said President Bush. “I want to thank all those who are supporting the Fisher House. In supporting the Fisher house, you’re supporting our veterans. And in supporting our veterans, you’re helping America.” **ALL PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT THE FISHER HOUSE FOUNDATION** **WILL BE SOLD AT APPROXIMATELY 9:30PM ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 19, 2013**
*Price Includes Buyers Commission