1934 AUBURN 1250 SALON CABRIOLET - 75102Sold* at Palm Beach 2009 - Lot #669.1 1934 AUBURN 1250 SALON CABRIOLET//cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/75102/75102_Front_3-4_Web.JPG
1934 AUBURN 1250 SALON CABRIOLET
Palm Beach 2009
*Includes Buyer Commission
Lot #669.1 - An Auburn Cord Duesenberg Club A.C.D. certified car. This Auburn is a top-of-the-line model 1250, 12 cylinder, long wheelbase Salon model cabriolet convertible. Powered by a 391cid/160hp Lycoming V12 engine with a 3-speed manual transmission and vacuum power booster. Also features a manual dashboard selector dual ratio axle with 2-speed differential solid axle suspension, leaf springs, 4-wheel hydraulic drum brakes and rides on a 127" wheelbase. Used by James Cagney in the movie "Mayor of Hell". A copy of the movie is included with the car. Restored 20 years ago and has a nicely detailed undercarriage. According to the A.C.D. documents, the car was previously owned by the movie studio that produced "Mayor of Hell" and James Cagney from1934-1941. It was then privately sold and ended up at the Cars of the Stars Museum from 1959-1976. Also according to the A.C.D. documents, it is a multiple award winner including First Place at the 1987 Meadowbrook Concours d'Elegance, First Place in the A.C.D. Auburn Open Category in 1987, and scored 100 points at the 1987 Dearborn CCCA Grand Classic. This is one of 2 Auburns certified by the A.C.D. A certified Auburn is an automobile of the same make, model and body style as built by the factory before 1941. To qualify for certification, the chassis must consist of the original frame, engine, drivetrain and running gear components of the same models series. The body must be a verifiable original of the same model as the chassis. An appropriate amount of restoration using the original type of basic materials is acceptable. Cloning or replication is not acceptable. This is 1 of only 2 A.C.D. certified 1934 Auburn Cabriolet 1250's.
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