HERSHEY, Pa. _The final countdown is on to RM Sotheby’s 10th anniversary Hershey sale, Oct. 6–7 at Hershey Lodge in Pennsylvania. A featured attraction of Hershey Meet Week, the auction is known for its presentation of exceptional Brass and Classic Era motor cars, with a strong emphasis on significant American marques. This year’s event features 115 motor cars, 11 motorcycles and six lots of automobilia, all of which are now available for viewing in the complete digital catalogue here. The docket is headlined by a pair of Duesenbergs—the previously announced 1930 Model J dual-cowl phaeton and 1927 Duesenberg Model A/Y phaeton prototype — each offered following more than 50 years in single-family ownership.
Additional highlights include:
An authentic and meticulously restored 1935 Auburn Eight Supercharged Speedster, serial number 851 33952 E. Finished in dove grey, recently scoring a perfect 100 points at the 2016 CCCA Grand Classic and awarded Best in Class honors at the 2016 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance.
A garage-find 1957 Porsche 356 A 1600 Speedster by Reutter, chassis no. 83643, offered from single-family ownership since 1967. Virtually complete and largely original, the matching-numbers 356 was stored in a dry Texas garage for the last 40 years and only discovered recently.
The Packard enthusiast is well catered for with no less than 17 superb examples on offer, a selection that runs the gamut of models from 1910 through 1956, including a barn-find 1934 Packard Super Eight Hunting Car
Brass Era beauties include the 1903 Stevens-Duryea Model L Runabout, 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster, 1925 White Model 15-45 commissioned for Yellowstone Park tours, and a 1931 Ford Model A DeLuxe coupe with custom house tailer.
See the DIGITAL CATALOG HERE