Lot 22

2016   |   Amelia Island Auctions 2016

1931 Duesenberg Model J Disappearing-Top Convertible Coupe

Coachwork by Murphy

SOLD $2,640,000

Estimate

$2,500,000 - $3,000,000

Chassis

2388

Engine

J-357

Car Highlights

ACD Club Level One Certified Example, Transferable to New Owner

Exceedingly Rare as One of About 500 Model Js Built

Well-Known as “Melvin’s Murphy” with Great Provenance

Driven, Enjoyed, and Maintained Throughout its Lifetime

Recent Mechanical Sorting; Highly Sporting Murphy Body

Technical Specs

420 CID DOHC Inline 8-Cylinder Engine

Single Dual-Throat Downdraft Carburetor

265 BHP at 4,200 RPM

3-Speed Manual Transmission

4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes

Solid Front Axle and Live Rear Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs

Saleroom Addendum

Please note this Vehicle is titled 1930.

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