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| courtesy Bonhams The 1929 De Havilland Gipsy Moth biplane that Robert Redford's character flew in "Out of Africa" will be sold at auction in February.
Redford’s “Out of Africa” plane on the auction block

You want to buy a plane? Would it help to know that it was flown by Robert Redford?

The 1929 DeHavilland Gipsy Moth biplane flown by Redford’s adventurer character Denys Finch Hatton in the 1985 Oscar-winning drama "Out of Africa" is going on the auction block in February.

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The British auction house Bonhams will be selling the plane — which still works, and comes with a permit to fly and the original paint job and registration markings seen in the movie — at its Grand Palais auction in Paris, Feb. 6-7.

Bidding is expected to exceed 150,000 Euros — or $180,000.

[h/t Just Luxe]



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