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Barrett-Jackson Lot #230 - 1949 NORMAN E TIMBS REAR ENGINE SPECIAL CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE

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Lot Number:  230 Auction:  PETERSEN MUSEUM CLASSIC CAR AUCTION 2002 Status:  SOLD Sale Type:  NO RESERVE Price:  *$17,280.00 Year:  1949 Make:  NORMAN E TIMBS Model:  REAR ENGINE SPECIAL Style:  CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE VIN:  001 Exterior Color:  ALUMINUM Interior Color:  WOOD Cylinders:  0 Engine Size:  0 Transmission: 

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Norman E. Timbs was a very talented Los Angeles based automotive engineer who worked with Preston Tucker on his car, he also built Indy cars for the Keck family. Among many other fascinating projects, he designed and built his own rear engined custom roadster with a Buick 8 cyl engine. It was the cover car Motor Trend Dec. 49 and featured in Road & Track issue number 7. We are pleased to offer the car today virtually "as found". For the full history please contact an auction representative for details. ***SOLD ON BILL OF SALE ONLY***
*Price Includes Buyers Commission