1917 Chalmers Record Speedster

From the Robert W. Valpey Collection
Estimate: $350,000 - $450,000
SOLD $357,000
Chassis: 111019
Engine: 15011

A Historically Important Factory-Built Nickel-Era Speedster
High-Performance Version of the Model Six-30 with Sporting Bodywork
Driven by Indy 500 Winner Joe Dawson to a 24-Hour Record at
Sheepshead Bay
Part of the Famed Henry C. Wing Jr. Car Collection for 40 Years
Subject of a Feature Article in Automobile Quarterly, Vol. 35, No. 3
Never Before Offered for Public Sale

224 CID L-Head Inline 6-Cylinder Engine
Single Stromberg Updraft Carburetor
55 HP at 2,600 RPM
3-Speed Manual Gearbox
2-Wheel Mechanical Drum Brakes
Front I-Beam Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs and Shock Absorbers
Rear Live Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs and Shock Absorbers


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