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The Brass Van is Covered with 5,000 Pieces of Metal

By: manzil - Published:   Updated: Jul 6 2011 • References: odditycentral
This odd-looking brass van is probably the heaviest and most durable vehicles on earth. Appropriately-named the Brass Van, this art car took almost 22 years to complete. Designed by the late Ernie Steingold, the Brass Van has around $15,000 worth of coins and 5,000 pieces of brass items.

The car can be seen at ArtCar World in Douglas, Arizona, and goes by the second name, 'California Fantasy Van.'

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