1969 DODGE CHARGER 2 DOOR - 115984 Sold* at Scottsdale 2012 - Lot #1291 1969 DODGE CHARGER 2 DOOR https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/115984/115984_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #1291   1969 DODGE CHARGER 2 DOOR
Auction Scottsdale 2012
Status Sold
Lot 1291
Year 1969
Style 2 DOOR
*Includes Buyer Commission
VIN XP29H9B193680
Exterior Color ORANGE
Interior Color
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 383
Transmission 4-SPEED AUTOMATIC
Lot #1291 - Lee 1 was purchased by a California movie studio in 1978, soon to become "The most famous television car in the world." Lee 1 was featured several times in the first episode of CBS' hit television series "The Dukes of Hazzard." This episode titled "One-Armed Bandits," aired on January 26, 1979 and was filmed in the Covington, Conyers and Oxford area of Georgia. The show's opening sequence, featuring Bo and Luke Duke, included the clip of Lee1 jumping over a Hazzard County police cruiser. That jump, for which Lee 1 is most famous, was made by a stunt man on the campus of Oxford College on Saturday, November 11, 1978. Lee 1's first and only jump was 16 feet up and over the cruiser, landing 82 feet from the take off ramp. The only cast member that ever drove Lee 1 was John Schneider, who played Bo Duke. After 23 years in a junkyard, in Metro Atlanta, Lee 1 was rescued and professionally, passionately restored to pre-jump condition over a 16 month period. Lee 1 is truly an American Icon.