auction is up on ebay for 40k
This 1956 Ford Thunderbird was assembled IN DEARBORN MICHIGAN.
IN 1985 SEAN PENN,
GAVE this car AS WEDDING PRESENT TO MADONNA
( Which was also her 27th Birthday ), August 16TH, 1985.
LATER, this famous t-bird , which can be well documented & is publicized at their violent breakup in 1987, when Madonna ran bleeding to their t-bird, where Sean beat on the windows, Madonna phoned and drove to the police station.
After the divorce in 1989, the '56 T bird, was TITLED IN MADONNA'S COMPANY, BOY TOY INC. (Copy of this TITLE w/her signature included with purchase) .
MADONNA'S CALIFORNIA LICENSE PLATE,
Despite the divorce, Madonna has since then still been quoted to have said Sean as, "the love of her life." & She herself says so on her movie "Truth or Dare".
LATER, September 7TH, 1992, MADONNA DONATED THIS CAR to the TULSA RONALD MC DONALD HOUSE when MULTI-MILLIONAIRE, STEPHEN HILBERT, the founder and former head of insurance conglomerate Conseco, CNO purchased it.
Years later Steven Hilbert's ENTIRE ESTATE INCLUDING HIS $25 MILLION DOLLAR, 23,000 Sq.Ft. LE CHATEAU RENAISSANCE MANSION & ESTATE in Carmel Indiana, along with Madonna's 1956 Fiesta Red T-Bird was Auctioned Off Feb. 26, 2005.
The car then transferred ownership to MERRILL ROBERTS, who (is quoted) wanted the car "BECAUSE IT WAS MADONNA'S." THE FRONT OF THE CURRENT TITLE IS STILL IN MERRILL ROBERTS NAME.
(All info can be documented , most even online.)