Mecum Breaks $100m at Indy: Duesenberg SJ sells for $2,970,000, results

Mecum Breaks $100m at Indy: Duesenberg SJ sells for $2,970,000, results

Chassis Number: 2293 / Engine Number: J-272 / Body Number: 516-4435

The Only early Rollston Convertible Victoria to be Supercharged from the Factory
Purchased new by noted band leader Paul Whiteman, famous for his arrangement of "Rhapsody in Blue," on May 9, 1930.
Subsequently purchased by G. Tucker Smith from the Duesenberg Factory branch in New York, who had a Rollston Quarter-Window Convertible Victoria body installed in 1935
Known ownership history
Shown at the 2012 Concours d'Elegance of America at St. Johns
Shown at the 2015 Cobble Beach Concours d'Elegance
Factory Supercharged 420 CI inline 8-cylinder engine with 320 HP
Factory 3-speed manual transmission
Pictured in Fred Roe's book “Duesenberg: The Pursuit of Perfection”
Concours-level restoration with recent detail and mechanical inspection
Finished in Maroon with a matching leather interior and top

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