Calculating the return on an investment for 1949 Motorcycle

A 1949 Vincent Black Shadow Series V motorcycle sold for about $45,000 in 1996. If you were fortunate enough to have purchased one new for $630 in 1949, what return did you earn on your investment?

If the value of a $20,000 1998 Bimota Supermono appreciates at the same rate, what will it be worth in another 47 years?

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... at the rate of 9.5%

And, the FV = 20,000 (1.095)47
So, FV = 1,423,946.25

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