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Inaugural Parade Seats Sell Out in Under 1 Minute

Tickets went on sale at 1 p.m.



    Inauguration Parade bleacher seats sold out in just minutes...

    Bleacher seat tickets for President-elect Barack Obama's inaugural parade went on sale Friday at 1 p.m., and sold out in under one minute.

    There were 5,000 tickets for sale at $25 each.  Of course, tickets are already finding their way onto Craigslist.  Click here to see what they're going for.

    The vast of the tickets were sold  online.  Purchasers could have bought up to four tickets each.  Only a small number of tickets were purchased by calling Ticketmaster.  

    Each ticket gets you into a specific bleacher section, but not to a specific seat, according to the Presidential Inaugural Committee.

    Ticket holders must be in their seats by 1 p.m.  The parade starts between 2:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.