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Lot 12

2012   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2012

1929 Duesenberg Model J Dual Cowl Phaeton "Blue J"

Coachwork by Coachwork by LeBaron, Updated by Derham

SOLD $1,980,000

Estimate

$2,000,000 - $2,750,000

Chassis

2292

Engine

J-270

Car Highlights

One of The Finest Unrestored Model Js in Existence
Wonderful, Rich History with Fascinating Provenance
Exceptional Character and Patina
Distinctive Styling with Singular Features and Design Elements
Unusually Genuine Model J with Original Chassis, Engine and Bodywork
Former ACD and AACA Award Winner
An Important Part of the Pettit Collection for Nearly 60 Years
Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity for Discerning Collectors

Technical Specs

420 CID DOHC Inline 8-Cylinder Engine
Single Downdraft Carburetor
265 HP at 4,200 RPM
3-Speed Manual Gearbox
4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes
Live-Axle Suspension with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs and Double-Acting Hydraulic-Lever Shock Absorbers

Saleroom Addendum

*Please note that this car is titled 2292C.

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