1930 Cord L-29 / 2928013 Chassis Information

1930 Cord L-29
Convertible Sedan
Chassis Num: 2928013
Engine Num: FDA3160
Sold for $324,500 at 2012 Gooding & Company.
This Cord L-29 Convertible Sedan belongs to Christopher Cord, the grandson of E.L. Cord. The car was completed in April of 1930 and was one of 1,163 convertible sedans built.

The car was owned by Fred Weber of St. Louis, Missouri and then by co-owners Esther Price Candies, Ralph Schmidt and Jim Day. In the mid-1990s, it was given a restoration. Mr. Cord acquired the car in 2009 and had it ACD Certified as #CL-043 in 2010. In 2011, the car underwent a mechanical restoration.

The car is finished in two-tone combination of red with claret highlights on the running boards and fenders. The beige pinstripe accent that sweeps around the fenders, hood and doors is coordinated with the beige canvas top and rich leather interior. It rides on whitewall tires on chrome wire wheels and there is an original luggage trunk attached to the rear.

This Cord has won 1st place in the Primary Class at the ACD Annual Reunion in 2010, the prize for Most Exciting Open Car in Show at the 2010 Palos Verdes Concours d'Elegance, and First in Class as well as Most Outstanding Cord in the Niello Concours at Serrano in 2011.

It is believed that this car is one of only 25 that are still in existence.

In 2012, the car was offered for sale at the Pebble Beach auction presented by Gooding & Company. The car was estimated to sell for $200,000 - $250,000 and offered without reserve. As bidding came to a close, the car had been sold for the sum of $324,500 inclusive of buyer's premium.
By Daniel Vaughan | Nov 2012

Chassis# 2928013

2012 Gooding and Company - Pebble Beach Auction
Pre-Auction Estimates :$200,000-$250,000 
Sale Price : $324,500

Analysis

Chassis number 2928013 Auction Sales History
2012$324,500

2018 1
2017 2
2016 3
2015 2
2014 2
2013 2
2012 2
2011 2
2010 1
2009 2

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2018$253,000$253,0001
2017$218,750$300,0002
2016$176,000$203,5003
2015$948,750$1,760,0002
2014$158,439$176,0002
2013$528,550$990,0002
2012$254,375$324,5002
2011$187,000$209,0002
2010$286,000$286,0001
2009$184,250$187,0002

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1930 sales)
1930 CORD L29 SPORT PHAETON
Chassis#: 2925858
Sold for $253,000
  2018 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale
 
1930 CORD L29 4-DOOR BROUGHAM
Chassis#: FDA1785
Sold for $300,000
  2017 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale
 
1930 CORD L29 CONVERTIBLE SEDAN
Chassis#: FD3007A
Sold for $137,500
  2017 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale
 
1930 Cord L-29 Cabriolet
Chassis#: 2927648
Sold for $187,000
  2016 RM Sotheby's : Motor City
    
1930 Cord L-29 Cabriolet
Chassis#: 2928140
Sold for $203,500
  2016 RM Sothebys : Amelia Island
    
1930 Cord L-29 Cabriolet
Chassis#: 2928423
Sold for $137,500
  2016 RM Sothebys : Arizona
 
1930 Cord L-29 Convertible Phaeton Sedan
Sold for $137,500
  2015 Auctions America - Auburn Fall
 
1930 CORD MODEL L-29 TOWN CAR
Chassis#: 2926823
Sold for $1,760,000
  2015 Bonhams Amelia Island Auction
    
1930 CORD L-29 SEDAN PHAËTON
Chassis#: L29 00185
Sold for $140,878
  2014 LES GRANDES MARQUES DU MONDE AU GRAND PALAIS
 
1930 CORD L29 PHAETON
Chassis#: FD2936A
Sold for $176,000
  2014 Barrett-Jackson's 43RD Annual Scottsdale Auction
    
1930 Cord L-29 'Roadster'
Sold for $67,100
  2013 Worldwide Auctions - Auburn
 
1930 Cord L-29 Sport Cabriolet by Voll & Ruhrbeck
Chassis#: 2927898
Sold for $990,000
  2013 RM Auctions - Amelia Island
    
1930 Cord L-29 Convertible Sedan
Chassis#: 2928013
Sold for $324,500
  2012 Gooding and Company - Pebble Beach Auction
  
1930 Cord L-29 Convertible Sedan
Chassis#: FDA 3837
Sold for $184,250
  2012 RM-Automobiles of Arizona
    
1930 Cord L-29 Boattail Speedster
Chassis#: FDA1423
Sold for $165,000
  2011 RM Auctions - Hershey
    
1930 Cord L-29 Sedan Phaeton
Chassis#: 2927039
Sold for $209,000
  2011 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Amelia Island
 
1930 Cord L-29 Boattail Speedster
Sold for $286,000
  2010 Gooding and Company - Pebble Beach Auctions
 
1930 Cord L-29
Chassis#: 2928140
Sold for $187,000
  2009 Sports & Classics of Monterey
    
1930 Cord L-29 Cabriolet
Sold for $181,500
  2009 Automobiles of Arizona
 
1930 Cord L-29
Chassis#: 2927005
Sold for $1,078,000
  2008 Gooding & Company
    

No Sale

1930 Cord L-29's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1930 Cord L-2929268532016 Motostalgia : Amelia Island Auction $425,000$550,000
1930 Cord L-29 Roadster 2013 Auctions America Fall Carlisle$60,000  
1930 Cord L29 Cabriolet 2012 Leake Auctions Tulsa$140,000  
1930 CORD L29 CABRIOLET29270332011 Worldwide Auctions The Auburn Auction $175,000$200,000
1930 CORD L29 CABRIOLET29270332011 Worldwide Auctions The Auburn Auction $175,000$200,000
1930 Cord L-29 Phaeton Convertible 2009 Carlisle Auction 09 Fall Carlisle Collector Car Auction   
1930 CORD SEDAN FOUR DOOR 2001 Kruse Auction Auburn, IN$74,000  

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