You snooze, you lose. You have just missed the chance to bid on, and possibly own, the last car driven by Lee Harvey Oswald, which just sold on ebay.
According to the seller notes:
This is the very wagon that Lee Harvey Oswald used to travel from New Orleans, Louisiana to Dallas, Texas in October, 1963 along with his rifle & belongings. Many testified that Lee Harvey also spent time driving this wagon around Dallas, Texas. It was owned by Ruth Paine, her testimony found in the Warren Commission report detailed Oswald's involvement with this very automobile.
If you're kicking yourself for missing this, there is still time to bid on the Lee Harvey Oswald Fingerprint card (4 available/1 sold); or a Brick Fragment from the Dallas Book Depository.
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