The Pope's old iPad sells for $30,500

An iPad once owned by Pope Francis sells for big bucks. The proceeds will go to a school.

Story highlights

  • The iPad was engraved with "His Holiness Francisco" and "Vatican Internet Service, March 2013"
  • A Harley-Davidson the Pope donated to charity sold for $284,000 last year

(CNN)It seems iPads hold their value pretty well, especially if they have papal connections

One that Pope Francis once owned just sold for $30,500, according to Castells, an auction house in Uruguay.
The Apple tablet had all the personal touches.
    "His Holiness Francisco" and "Vatican Internet Service, March 2013" were engraved on the back in Spanish and Italian. It also came with a keyboard and a certificate signed by the Pope's personal secretary.
    The proceeds will go to a school in Montevideo, Uruguay.

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    It's not the first time a papal hand-me-down has gone for big bucks.
    Last year, the Pope donated a Harley-Davidson that he was given to charity.
    The motorcycle sold for $284,000 at auction, more than 10 times its normal sales price. A Harley motorcycle jacket signed by Francis sold for nearly $68,000.