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Don Draper’s Cadillac Coupe de Ville Sold for $48,980

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Don Draper 1965 Cadillac Coupe de Ville from Mad Men

The Caddy used in AMC’s Mad Men

Don Draper made a lot of poor decisions over the seven-season run of the acclaimed AMC drama Mad Men, but his taste in cars was almost always on point. Close watchers probably noticed that Don was a true enthusiast who appreciated both speed and style, as reflected in everything from the souped-up Chevelle SS he piloted in the finale, to his daily driver, a silver 1965 Cadillac Coupe de Ville.

Recently, the actual ’65 Caddy used in the show was auctioned off for a whopping $48,980—pretty good for a fifty-year-old car valued at about thirteen grand. The Coupe de Ville itself actually fetched $39,500, but a 24% commission for auction host Screenbid raised the total considerably.

1965 Cadillac Coupe de Ville Mad Men auction

The car attracted 105 bids, making it one of the most highly sought after souvenirs auctioned off.

Other big-ticket items included Don’s home typewriter (sold for $9,000), the famous “Why I’m Quitting Tobacco” newspaper ad that he wrote with said typewriter ($8,100), and even his sunglasses ($5,100).

On the cheaper end of the spectrum, Don Draper’s bottle of after-shave lotion only sold for $175, perhaps because Screenbid noted that the bottle was “EMPTY.”

Empty? Boy, Don would drink anything…