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Snyder, Texas: Gold DeLorean in Bank Lobby (Gone)

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Gold DeLorean in Bank Lobby - Gone

I assume this is still true, but last I heard, Snyder was home to one of three gold DeLoreans in the world. It's apparently sitting in a glass case in the lobby of a bank, bought several years ago by a man who has since passed away. He left it to his children (possibly his grandchildren) with the rule that the car not be driven for x number of years (Thirty, I think.. but that seems high).

[Henry Herman, 05/17/1998]

The Gold DeLorean is no longer in the bank lobby -- it was loaned or sold to the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles in 2004. Roger Mize, president of the Snyder National Bank, bought it in the 1980s and had it installed in his bank's lobby. It has never been driven. Mize died in 1987. We hear the will states the car can't be driven or sold until the last of Mize's four grandchildren is 30 years old. There may be three other gold-plated DeLoreans - two in Europe, and one in Reno, NV.


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