Lot 116

2013   |   Scottsdale Auctions 2013

1933 Duesenberg Model J Disappearing-Top Convertible Coupe

Coachwork by Walter M. Murphy Company

SOLD $2,695,000

Estimate

$2,000,000 - $2,400,000

Chassis

2446

Engine

J-429

Car Highlights

The Most Iconic Example of the Legendary Model J Duesenberg

Ultra-Desirable Disappearing-Top Murphy Coachwork

Owned by Famed Collector Bob Estes for Approximately 40 Years

Displayed at Pebble Beach Five Times Between 1970 and 1985

Retains Original Chassis, Engine, and Bodywork

Exquisite Show-Quality Stone Barn Restoration

Spectacular Presentation in Every Respect

Perfect for Concours and Classic Car Tours

A Highly Regarded Example of the Legendary Murphy Roadster

Technical Specs

420 CID DOHC Inline 8-Cylinder Engine

Single Dual-Throat Downdraft Carburetor

265 BHP 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 by its engine number.

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