1929 Stutz Model M Convertible Victoria Vehicle Profile

1929 Stutz Model M photograph

1929 Stutz Model M photograph

1929 Stutz Model M photograph

1929 Stutz Model M photograph

1929 Stutz Model M photograph

1929 Stutz Model M photograph

1929 Stutz Model M photograph

1929 Stutz Model M photograph

1929 Stutz Model M photograph

1929 Stutz Model M photograph

1929 Stutz Model M photograph

1929 Stutz Model M photograph

1929 Stutz Model M photograph

1929 Stutz Model M photograph

1929 Stutz Model M photograph

1929 Stutz Model M photograph

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Convertible Victoria
Coachwork: Hibbard and Darrin
In 1929, Stutz dispatched three of its new Model M chassis to Paris, to the firm of Hibbard & Darrin. Hibbard-Darrin also produced one-off bodies for Duesenberg, Hispano-Suiza, Mercedes-Benz and Packard. Tom Hibbard and Howard 'Dutch' Darrin had roots in the American coachbuilding community, but they met in Paris and set up a thriving business there in the mid-1920s. They took on Minerva and built many bodies for that marque but are most famous for their individual designs, such as this example with torpedo style fenders, or 'wheel pants' as they were called on racing aircraft.

The three Stutz models supplied to Hibbard & Darrin were to be fitted with unique coachwork. One of them, this car, was fitted with convertible victoria coachwork, parabolic cycle-type fenders, dual rear-mounted spare tires and a unique extended hood that swept past the fire-wall to the base of the windshield. This design would become a styling trend among the vogue American coachbuilders in the years that followed.

Harry Stutz's marque, known for the legendary Bearcat, was also renowned for building performance automobiles. All Stutz's in 1929 were Model M's, and all were powered by a 322 cubic-inch, 113 horsepower overhead camshaft straight-eight engine installed on a 134.5 inch wheelbase chassis. The braking system consists of Lockheed vacuum-assisted, 4-wheel hydraulic drum brakes. It was the last year for Lovejoy dual hydraulic shock absorbers. Like many of its competitors, Stutz offered a vast array of models in an effort to compete in the luxury market.

Stutz delivered 2,320 cars in 1929, but similar to many of its competitors, the Indianapolis firm became a victim of the Depression in 1934.

This car arrived stateside in time for the New York Automobile Salon in December of 1929. A total restoration was completed in 2004.

No auction information available for this vehicle at this time.

2018 2
2017 2
2016 1
2015 1
2014 1
2013 1
2012 2
2011 1
2010 2
2006 1

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2018$155,350$212,8002
2017$948,750$1,705,0002
2016$19,800$19,8001
2015$302,500$302,5001
2014$264,000$264,0001
2013$176,000$176,0001
2012$162,666$186,3322
2011$282,000$282,0001
2010$371,250$660,0002
2006$715,000$715,0001

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1929 sales)
1929 Stutz Model M Vertical 8 Town Car
Sold for $97,900
  2018 Mecum : Las Vegas
 
1929 Stutz Model M Four-Passenger Tonneau Cowl Speedster by LeBaron
Chassis#: SD23S
Sold for $212,800
  2018 RM Sothebys : Scottsdale, Az.
 
1929 Stutz Model M Four-Passenger Tonneau Cowl Speedster by LeBaron
Chassis#: M8-44-CY25D
Sold for $192,500
  2017 RM Sothebys : Hershey
1929 Stutz Model M image  1929 Stutz Model M image  
1929 Stutz Model M Supercharged Coupe by Lancefield
Chassis#: M-C-31312
Sold for $1,705,000
  2017 RM Auctions : Amelia Island
 
1929 STUTZ MODEL M
Chassis#: M8-21-SD 14W
Sold for $19,800
  2016 Bonhams : Preserving the Automobile
 
1929 Stutz Model M Four-Passenger Speedster by LeBaron
Chassis#: M8-43-CY17A
Sold for $302,500
  2015 RM Sotheby's : Motor City Auction
1929 Stutz Model M image  1929 Stutz Model M image  
1929 Stutz Model M Monte Carlo
Chassis#: M854CD223
Sold for $264,000
  2014 Bonhams - The Scottsdale Auction
1929 Stutz Model M image  1929 Stutz Model M image  
1929 Stutz Model M Vertical Eight Speedster
Chassis#: M24 SY01S
Sold for $176,000
  2013 Auctions America - California
 
1929 Stutz Series M Two-Passenger Speedster
Chassis#: 31276
Sold for $139,000
  2012 Bonhams - Greenwich Concours d'Elegance: Collectors' Motorcars and Automobilia
 
1929 Stutz 8 Speedster
Chassis#: 43278
Sold for $186,332
  2012 Coys - Techno Classica, Essen Germany
 
1929 Stutz Series M Four-Passenger Dual-Cowl Speedster
Chassis#: M843CY17A
Sold for $282,000
  2011 Bonhams - Quail Lodge Sale
1929 Stutz Model M image  1929 Stutz Model M image  
1930 Stutz Model M Supercharged Coupe
Chassis#: 31312
Sold for $660,000
  2010 RM Auctions - Sports & Classics of Monterey
1929 Stutz Model M image  1929 Stutz Model M image  
1929 Stutz Model M Vertical Eight Town Car
Chassis#: M867CD19S
Sold for $82,500
  2010 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Arizona
 
1930 Stutz Model M Supercharged Coupe
Chassis#: 31312
Sold for $715,000
  2006 RM Auctions at Meadow Brook
1929 Stutz Model M image  1929 Stutz Model M image  
1929 Stutz Model M Vertical Eight Speedster
Chassis#: 30046
Sold for $203,500
  2005 Vintage Motor Cars at Meadow Brook Hall
 
1929 Stutz M Vertical 8 Town Car
Sold for $105,600
  2003 Carail Museum
 
1929 STUTZ BOATTAIL SPEEDSTER
Sold for $57,750
  2001 Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale 2001
 
1929 STUTZ BLACKHAWK SPEEDSTER
Sold for $49,000
  2001 Kruse Auction - Scottsdale Arizona
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1929 Stutz Model M's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1929 Stutz Series M Four-Passenger, Dual-Cowl SpeedsterM8-44-CY25D2017 Bonhams : Greenwich Concours $275,000$350,000

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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Stutz Model AA1927 Speedster
Coachbuilder: Robbins Body Corp
Chassis Num: AA-C18-86501
Engine Num: 84675
Chassis information for the Stutz Model BB1928 Touring Car
Coachbuilder: LeBaron
Chassis information for the Stutz Model BB1928 Convertible Coupe
Coachbuilder: Phillips
Chassis information for the Stutz Model BB1928 Sedan
Chassis Num: BB74Y
Engine Num: 92089C
Chassis information for the Stutz Model BB1928 Speedster
Coachbuilder: Robbins Body Corp
Chassis Num: BBC4BB27C
Engine Num: 91470
Chassis information for the Stutz Supercharged1929 LeMans Tourer
Coachbuilder: Lancefield
Chassis information for the Stutz Model M1929 Town Car
Coachbuilder: LeBaron
Chassis information for the Stutz Model M1929 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Lancefield
Chassis Num: 31312
Chassis information for the Stutz Model M1929 Four-Passenger Speedster
Coachbuilder: LeBaron
Chassis Num: M8-44-CY25D
Engine Num: 30514
Chassis information for the Stutz Model M1929 Four-Passenger Speedster
Coachbuilder: LeBaron
Chassis Num: M843CY17A
Engine Num: 30.360
Chassis information for the Stutz Model M1929 Monte Carlo
Coachbuilder: Weymann
Chassis Num: M854CD223
Engine Num: 32523
Chassis information for the Stutz Model MB1930 Convertible Coupe
Coachbuilder: Derham
Chassis information for the Stutz Model MB1930 Convertible Coupe
Coachbuilder: Derham
Chassis information for the Stutz Model M1930 Speedster
Coachbuilder: LeBaron
Chassis information for the Stutz Model MB1930 Versailles
Coachbuilder: Weymann
Chassis Num: M8-36-SD19S
Engine Num: 32327
Chassis information for the Stutz Model M1930 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: M8-46-CD25E
Engine Num: 32550
Chassis information for the Stutz Model MB1931 Convertible Sedan
Coachbuilder: LeBaron
Chassis information for the Stutz Model MB1931 Convertible Victoria
Coachbuilder: Rollston & Company


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