Boat tail speedster

Auburn, Indiana. September 9th, 2020. Worldwide concluded an upbeat 13 annual Auburn Auction at home in Indiana this Labor Day weekend, with 90% of consignments finding new homes, including three collections. High sale went to a meticulously restored and multiple award winning 1935 Auburn 851 SC Boattail Speedster with body design by Gordon Buehrig that realized $1.072 million. The celebrated Stainless Steel Trifecta sold for $1.045 million, representing a once-in-a-lifetime chance for a collector to acquire a trio of historic vehicles first conceived by the pioneering stainless steel producer Allegheny Ludlum, Inc. in collaboration with the Ford Motor Company in 1935. Built to showcase the extreme durability and aesthetic appeal of the new metal and comprising a 1936 Ford Deluxe Sedan, 1960 Ford Thunderbird and 1967 Lincoln Continental Convertible, the trifecta was offered as one lot.



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