1930 Lincoln Model L Sport Roadster / 13-4 Chassis Information

1930 Lincoln Model L photograph

1930 Lincoln Model L photograph

1930 Lincoln Model L photograph

1930 Lincoln Model L photograph

1930 Lincoln Model L photograph

1930 Lincoln Model L photograph

1930 Lincoln Model L photograph

1930 Lincoln Model L photograph

1930 Lincoln Model L photograph

1930 Lincoln Model L photograph

1930 Lincoln Model L photograph

1930 Lincoln Model L photograph

1930 Lincoln Model L photograph

1930 Lincoln Model L photograph

1930 Lincoln Model L photograph

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Sport Roadster
Coachwork: Locke
Chassis #: 13-4
Engine #: 62161
Henry and Wilford LeLand's Lincoln Motor Company began producing Liberty airplane engines in 1917. Leland decided to enter the automobile production business after the contract for the Liberty engines were fulfilled. The first cars were produced in 1920 but by 1922, after facing financial difficulties, Lincoln was acquired by the Ford Motor Company. Edsel Ford took the helm and saw the need to upgrade the styling of the Lincoln product line. He enlisted the finest American coachbuilders to produce new stylish bodies for the company.

By 1930 Lincoln was well established as a premier luxury automobile manufacturer. They exhibited many special custom bodied cars at the major auto shows. Lincoln exhibited at the 1930 Automobile Salon Show in New York City and Chicago. On the stand was a line of custom bodied cars including a Locke and Company bodied Sport Roadster. Priced at over $5,000 the Locke and Company body had an unusual disappearing top and a unique folding arm rest. Only 15 of this body style were ever produced.

This sporty roadster was created by Locke & Company for Lincoln to debut in the 1930 auto shows in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. The catalog of custom bodies listed its special features including the disappearing top, which is completely hidden under the rear cowl when put down and an armrest in the center of the front seat - very unusual for the time. It also sports a rumble seat and golf door.

The car was seen and ordered at the Chicago show and delivered to a prominent doctor in February of that year. Only 15 of this model were produced, this being #13-4 type 5000, model 191 and engine #62161. Number 13 was the body tag designation for Locke and #4 was its production number of the 15 made. That makes this the oldest survivor of the three remaining Locke Sport Roadsters.

The current owners are the fourth owners - and they purchased the car in 1978. The car was restored by the owner's father who enjoyed doing it as a hobby.


No auction information available for this vehicle at this time.

2019 1
2018 3
2017 3
2016 2
2013 4
2012 2
2011 2
2009 4
2008 1
2007 2

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1930 sales)
1930 Lincoln Model L-179 Coupe
Sold for $10,450
  2019 RM Auctions : Auburn Fall
 
1930 Lincoln Model L Town Sedan
Chassis#: 62692
Sold for $55,000
  2018 RM Sothebys : Hershey
 
1930 Lincoln MODEL L SEVEN PASSENGER TOURING
Chassis#: 65514
Sold for $93,243
  2018 Bonhams : Den Hartogh Sale
 
1930 Lincoln MODEL L TYPE 179 VICTORIA COUPE
Chassis#: 65380
Sold for $79,923
  2018 Bonhams : Den Hartogh Sale
 
1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster Coachwork by LeBaron
Chassis#: 64277
Sold for $66,000
  2017 Bonhams : Quail Lodge
1930 Lincoln Model L image  1930 Lincoln Model L image  
1930 LINCOLN MODEL L CONVERTIBLE ROADSTER
Chassis#: 64754
Sold for $61,600
  2017 Bonhams : The Amelia Island Auction
1930 Lincoln Model L image  1930 Lincoln Model L image  
1930 Lincoln Model L Five-Passenger Sport Phaeton
Chassis#: 64272
Sold for $61,600
  2017 RM Sotheby's : Arizona Auction
 
1930 LINCOLN Model L 7-Passenger Touring
Chassis#: K63515
Sold for $72,600
  2016 Bonhams : Preserving the Automobile
 
1930 LINCOLN MODEL L CONVERTIBLE ROADSTER
Chassis#: 64754
Sold for $66,000
  2016 Bonhams : Quail Lodge
1930 Lincoln Model L image  1930 Lincoln Model L image  
1930 Lincoln Sport Phaeton
Sold for $57,200
  2013 Auctions America - California
 
1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Coupe
Sold for $74,250
  2013 Worldwide - The Houston Classic
 
1930 LINCOLN CUSTOM 2 DOOR COUPE
Chassis#: AZ338434
Sold for $106,700
  2013 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale
 
1930 Lincoln Model L Sport Phaeton by Locke
Chassis#: 65674
Sold for $90,750
  2013 RM Auctions - Arizona
1930 Lincoln Model L image  1930 Lincoln Model L image  
1930 Lincoln Model L Sport Phaeton Fully Restored, CCCA Senior Award
Sold for $100,000
  2012 Mecum - Dallas, TX
 
1930 Lincoln 340 Town Sedan
Chassis#: 603471
Sold for $55,000
  2012 Worldwide - The Auburn Auction
 
1930 Lincoln Lebaron Convertible
Sold for $62,500
  2011 Mecum Auctions - Dallas, TX Auction
 
1930 Lincoln Model L LeBaron Convertible Roadster
Sold for $57,500
  2011 Leake Car Auctions - Oklahoma City, Ok
 
1930 Lincoln Model L
Chassis#: 65674
Sold for $82,500
  2009 Vintage Motor Cars of Hershey by RM Auctions
1930 Lincoln Model L image  1930 Lincoln Model L image  
1930 Lincoln Model L LeBaron Convertible Roadster
Sold for $83,000
  2009 Leake Auctions - OKC Fairgrounds
 
1930 Lincoln Model L
Sold for $63,250
  2009 Automobiles of Arizona
1930 Lincoln Model L image  1930 Lincoln Model L image  

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1930 Lincoln Model L's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1930 Lincoln Model L-179 Coupe 2019 RM Auctions : Auburn Fall   
1930 Lincoln Model L-179 Coupe624542019 Auburn Spring : RM Auctions $30,000$35,000
1930 Lincoln L Series Sport Phaeton602572018 Mecum : Monterey$75,000$100,000$120,000
1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster by LeBaron642772016 RM Sotheby's : Motor City $80,000$100,000
1930 Lincoln Model L Sport Phaeton 2014 Mecum Kissimmee$87,000  
1930 Lincoln Model L Sport Phaeton 2014 Mecum Kissimmee$70,000  
1930 Lincoln Model L Dual Cowl Phaeton656742012 Worldwide The Auburn Auction $110,000$130,000
1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Phaeton638422012 RM Auctions St. Johns, Michigan$100,000$140,000$170,000
1930 Lincoln Lebaron Convertible Toby Keith642772011 Russo and Steele Monterey Auction   
1930 Lincoln Model L Sport Phaeton 2011 Leake Car Auctions Oklahoma City, Ok$55,000  
1930 Lincoln Model L 2009 Automobiles of Arizona$75,000$90,000$120,000

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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1917
Chassis Num: 5189
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1921 Tourer
Coachbuilder: Murray
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1923 Sedan 3 Window
Coachbuilder: Judkins
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1923 Phaeton
Coachbuilder: American Body Company
Chassis Num: 13652
Engine Num: 13652
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1924 Brunn Limousine
Coachbuilder: Brunn
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1924 Phaeton
Coachbuilder: American Body Company
Chassis Num: 19700
Engine Num: 19700
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1925 Limousine
Coachbuilder: Brunn
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1925 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Brunn
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1925 Sport Phaeton
Coachbuilder: Brunn
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1925 Berline
Coachbuilder: Judkins
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1925 Berline
Coachbuilder: Judkins
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1925 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Judkins
Chassis Num: 24905
Engine Num: 24905
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1925 Seven-Passenger Police Flyer
Coachbuilder: American Body Company
Chassis Num: 26004
Engine Num: 26004
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1925 Berline
Coachbuilder: Judkins
Chassis Num: 26405
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1926 Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Brunn
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1926 Custom Berline Limousine
Coachbuilder: Dietrich
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1926 Fully Collapsible Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Dietrich
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1926 Custom Berline Limousine
Coachbuilder: Dietrich
Chassis Num: 33312
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1927 Coaching Brougham
Coachbuilder: Judkins
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1927 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Judkins
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1927 Sport Phaeton
Coachbuilder: Locke
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1927 Berline
Coachbuilder: Judkins
Chassis Num: 41804
Engine Num: 41804
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1927 Sport Sedan
Coachbuilder: Murray
Chassis Num: 43904
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1928 Locke Sport Phaeton
Coachbuilder: Locke
Chassis Num: 48264
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1929 Brougham
Coachbuilder: Brunn
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1929 Aero Phaeton
Coachbuilder: LeBaron
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1929 Dual Cowl Sport Phaeton
Coachbuilder: Locke
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1929 Sport Phaeton
Coachbuilder: Locke
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1929 Sport Phaeton
Coachbuilder: Locke
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1929 Sport Tourer
Coachbuilder: Locke
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1929 Brougham
Coachbuilder: Brunn
Chassis Num: 61375
Engine Num: 61375
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1930 Convertible Victoria Sedan
Coachbuilder: Dietrich
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1930 Judkins Berline
Coachbuilder: Judkins
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1930 Judkins Coupe
Coachbuilder: Judkins
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1930 Sport Roadster
Coachbuilder: Locke
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1930 Sport Roadster
Coachbuilder: Locke
Chassis Num: 13-4
Engine Num: 62161
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1930 LeBaron Convertible Roadster
Coachbuilder: LeBaron
Chassis Num: 64277
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1930 LeBaron Convertible Roadster
Coachbuilder: LeBaron
Chassis Num: 64754
Chassis information for the Lincoln Model L1930 Dual Cowl Phaeton Locke
Coachbuilder: Locke
Chassis Num: 65674


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