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Lot 43

2014   |   Amelia Island Auction 2014

1909 ALCO 40 HP Runabout

SOLD $280,500

Estimate

$300,000 - $400,000

Chassis

3634018

Engine

142408

Car Highlights

One of Just 12 ALCOs Known to Exist
Sympathetically Restored
Built to an Unequalled Level of Quality
Large Displacement Dual-Chain Drive
Superb Example of a Centenarian Brass Era Automobile
Former Display at Indianapolis Hall of Fame Museum
One of the Most Highly Regarded Cars of its Era

Technical Specs

487 CID 4-Cylinder T-Head Engine
Single Updraft Carburetor
42 HP
4-Speed Manual Transmission with Double Chain Drive
Rear Wheel Drum Brakes
Solid Front Suspension with Rear Drive Axle Suspension

Saleroom Addendum

*Please note this vehicle's chassis number is 3634013, not 3634018 as stated in the catalogue. Please also note this ALCO's original town car body was reportedly replaced with its current runabout body under Mr. Webster Knight's ownership in the late 1940s or early 1950s.

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