There were just 75 examples of the five-passenger Convertible Sedan, Series 52, produced in 1940. In modern times, it is believed that only ten examples remain. This example was originally sold in August of 1940 to a baroness who was a resident of Vermont. The car remained in her possession until 1960, before it passed through two more owners and finally joined a Michigan-based private collection in 1975.
The car has been restored since new, and painted in a light green color and fitted with a new tan convertible top and a tobacco-colored interior. It was given features such as a driver's side spotlight, a banjo-type steering wheel and wide whitewall tires.
In 2009, this car was brought to RM Auctions 'Vintage Motor Cars of Meadow Brook' where it was estimated to sell for $40,000-$60,000 and offered without reserve. As bidding came to a close, the lot had been sold for the sum of $35,200, including buyer's premium.
In 2006, at the same auction, the car was offered for sale and had the same estimated value. The car was sold for the sum of $33,000, including buyer's premium.Also photographed at :