1927 Essex Super Six Speedabout Vehicle Profile

1927 Essex Super Six photograph

1927 Essex Super Six photograph

1927 Essex Super Six photograph

1927 Essex Super Six photograph

1927 Essex Super Six photograph

1927 Essex Super Six photograph

1927 Essex Super Six photograph

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Speedabout
Coachwork: Biddle and Smart
The Speedabout had a boat-tail body by Biddle & Smart, a Massachusetts-based coachbuilder that supplied Hudson with low-volume special bodies. The Speedabout was the least expensive of all 1927 Essex models, selling for $700. Though they were a great value, very few Speedabouts were sold.

For 1929, Essex's total production was just under a quarter-million. In 1932, the company introduced the unit-engineered Essex Terraplane (a favorite of Amelia Earhart). By 1933, the Essex name was retired and the car became simply the Terraplane.


By Daniel Vaughan | Aug 2010


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1927 Essex Super Six Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1927 sales)
1927 Essex Super Six Boattail Speedabout
Chassis#: 548825
Sold for USD$55,000
  2014 Greenwich Concours D'Elegance Auction
 
1927 Essex Super Six Speedabout by Biddle & Smart
Chassis#: 587601
Sold for USD$49,500
  2013 RM Auction - Hershey
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1927 Essex Super Six
Chassis#: 587601
Sold for USD$38,500
  2009 Vintage Motor Cars of Hershey by RM Auctions
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1927 Essex Speedabout
Chassis#: 587601
Sold for USD$47,300
  2006 RM Auctions at Meadow Brook
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Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1927 Essex Super Six's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Essex Super Six1927 Speedabout
Coachbuilder: Biddle and Smart
Chassis information for the Essex Super Six1927 Speedabout
Coachbuilder: Biddle and Smart
Chassis Num: 587601
Chassis information for the Essex Super Six1928 Coach
Chassis Num: 860731
Chassis information for the Essex Super Six Model E1931 Boattail Speedabout
Coachbuilder: Murray
Chassis Num: 1267966


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