Most Expensive Bottle of Beer Fetches Over $16,000 At AuctionWritten by Erin Peters
by Deb West
Nov 14th 2009 at 4:03PM
A bottle of beer rescued from the crash of the Hindenburg recently sold at auction for over $16,000 according to This is Wiltshire in the UK. This is significantly above the estimate placed on the bottle of $4,000 - $8,000. The airship crashed on May 6, 1937 over Lakehurst, New Jersey where the bottle and other memorabilia was found by fire Chief Leroy Smith at the scene of the disaster.