JFK's hearse to be sold next year

The historic hearse that transported the body of assassinated US President John F Kennedy will go under the hammer next month.

Barrett-Jackson Auction Company is putting the 1964 Cadillac hearse up for sale as part of its 41st annual auction in Scottsdale.

The hearse was used to carry the former President's body in a bronze casket from a hospital in Dallas, Texas to Air Force One in Love Field, following his assassination.

At the time of President Kennedy's assassination on November 22, 1963, the hearse was owned by O'Neal Funeral Home.

The auction of the classic car will be held on January 21.

The ambulance that carried the casket containing his body to the Bethesda Naval Hospital from Air Force One was sold at Barrett-Jackson earlier this year.

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