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1948 Tucker 48 Sedan / 1034 Vehicle Information

1948 Tucker 48 photograph

1948 Tucker 48 photograph

1948 Tucker 48 photograph

1948 Tucker 48 photograph

1948 Tucker 48 photograph

1948 Tucker 48 photograph

1948 Tucker 48 photograph

1948 Tucker 48 photograph

1948 Tucker 48 photograph

1948 Tucker 48 photograph

1948 Tucker 48 photograph

1948 Tucker 48 photograph

1948 Tucker 48 photograph

1948 Tucker 48 photograph

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Sold for $1,320,000 at 2012 Gooding & Company, Amelia Island, Fl.
Sold for $2,040,000 at 2020 Gooding & Company : Scottsdale Arizona.
This Tucker, #34 of only 51 produced, sold for $2,450. It was originally titled to Samuel L. Winternitz & Co. of Chicago, IL, and was used as one of ten promotional cars that traveled the U.S. It was sold to Joy Brothers Motors of St. Paul, MN, for $1,800 on November 14, 1950, with only 339 miles on it. It was stored at the dealership for 18 years before being sold for $6,500 in 1968. The present owners purchased the car in 1985 when it only had 2,500 miles on it. It is presently driven on a regular basis and still only has 4,500 original miles on it.

The Tucker had many advanced ideas that were geared towards safety; it has a low profile roof (five feet above the pavement), and the floor is only nine inches above it. It has aircraft style doors for aerodynamics and ease of entry. It also has a non-shattering, pop-out windshield, padded dash and doors, a 'crash compartment' under the cowling at the front passenger seat area, into which the front passengers could duck for safety in the event of an accident. The car is powered by a 334.1-cubic inch, 6-cylinder, horizontally opposed, Franklin helicopter engine, developing 166 horsepower, located in the rear. The engine was fitted so it could be removed in a matter of minutes in order for it to be serviced by the dealer and a loaner engine would be installed so it could be driven while your engine was being worked on. This 4,235-pound car is capable of 109 mph and gets 24 miles to a gallon of gasoline.



Provenance *
* Please note, dates are approximate

2020 Gooding & Company : Scottsdale Arizona

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $1,750,000-USD $2,250,000 
Sale Price :
USD $2,040,000

2012 Gooding & Company, Amelia Island, Fl

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $950,000-USD $1,300,000 
Sale Price :
USD $1,320,000

1948 Tucker 48 Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1948 sales)
1948 Tucker 48
Chassis#: 1034
Sold for USD$2,040,000
  2020 Gooding & Company : Scottsdale Arizona
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1948 TUCKER MODEL 48 SEDAN
Chassis#: 1052
Sold for USD$990,000
  2019 Worldwide Auctioneers : The Auburn Auction
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1948 Tucker 48
Chassis#: 1028
Sold for USD$1,985,000
  2019 Bonhams : Tupelo Auction
 
1948 Tucker 48
Chassis#: 1040
Sold for USD$1,600,000
  2019 RM Sothebys : Scottsdale Arizona
 
1948 Tucker 48
Chassis#: 1046
Sold for USD$1,820,000
  2018 RM Sothebys : Monterey
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1948 Tucker 48
Chassis#: 1029
Sold for USD$1,792,500
  2018 RM Sothebys : Scottsdale, Az.
 
1948 Tucker 48
Chassis#: 1044
Sold for USD$1,347,500
  2017 RM Sotheby's : Arizona Auction
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1948 Tucker 48
Chassis#: 1049
Sold for USD$1,518,720
  2016 RM Sotheby's : Monaco
1948 Tucker 48 image  1948 Tucker 48 image  
1948 Tucker 48
Chassis#: 1003
Sold for USD$2,035,000
  2014 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach Concours
1948 Tucker 48 image  1948 Tucker 48 image  
1948 Tucker 48
Chassis#: 1036
Sold for USD$1,567,500
  2014 RM Auctions at Monterey
1948 Tucker 48 image  1948 Tucker 48 image  
1948 Tucker 48
Chassis#: 1034
Sold for USD$1,320,000
  2012 Gooding & Company, Amelia Island, Fl
1948 Tucker 48 image  1948 Tucker 48 image  
1948 TUCKER TORPEDO
Chassis#: 33550
Sold for USD$2,915,000
  2012 Barrett-Jackson at Scottsdale, Arizona
 
1948 Tucker 48
Chassis#: 1010
Sold for USD$797,500
  2011 The Scottsdale Auction - Gooding & Company
 
1948 Tucker 48 4Dr Sedan
Chassis#: 1045
Sold for USD$1,127,500
  2010 RM Auctions - Sports & Classics of Monterey
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1948 Tucker Sedan
Chassis#: 1038
Sold for USD$1,017,500
  2008 Sports & Classics of Monterey by RM Auctions
1948 Tucker 48 image  1948 Tucker 48 image  
1948 Tucker Torpedo
Sold for USD$577,500
  2006 Monterey Sports & Classic Car Auction
1948 Tucker 48 image  1948 Tucker 48 image  
1948 Tucker Model 48
Chassis#: 1029
Sold for USD$461,500
  2005 Bonhams - Collectors' Motor Cars, Motorcycles & Automobilia
 
1948 Tucker 48
Sold for USD$495,000
  2004 Vintage Motor Cars in Arizona
 
1948 Tucker 48 (Project Car)
Sold for USD$31,350
  2002 Michigan Fall Classic Car Auction - The Kughn Collection
 
1948 TUCKER REPRODUCTION SEDAN
Sold for USD$125,000
  2002 Kruse Auction - Auburn, IN
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1948 Tucker 48's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1948 Tucker 48 2016 Auctions America : Fort Lauderdale$850,000  
1948 Tucker 4810032013 RM Auctions Amelia Island$1,475,000$1,500,000$1,900,000
1948 Tucker 48 2003 Vintage Motor Cars at Amelia Island$220,000  
1947 TUCKER TORPEDO FOUR DOOR SEDAN 2002 Kruse Auction Las Vegas, NV   

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