1917 Chandler Type 17 news, pictures, and information
Chassis Num: 49736
|Sold for $17,050 at 2011 RM Auctions.|
The new engine powering the Chandlers was a 268.3 cubic-inch L-head six that was cast in pairs of three. It had integral cylinder heads and fully-enclosed valve trains. For 1918, the bore of the engine was increased slightly to 288.6 cubic-inches.
This 1917 Chandler was purchased by the Nethercutt Collection from Rodney Flournoy of Modoc, California in 1994. Previous owners include Ernest Ongaro of Sebastopol and Lester Andrews of Los Altos, both in California. The car wears an older restoration that was finished in blue with black fenders and hood. It has a black top and the interior is done in black leather.
In 2011, the car was offered for sale at the Hershey Auction presented by RM Auctions. It was estimated to sell for $20,000 - $30,000 and offered without reserve. As bidding came to a close, the car had been sold for the sum of $17,050 inclusive of buyer's premium.
By Daniel Vaughan | Dec 2011
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