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1929 Stutz Model M

Chassis number : M854CD223

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Sold for $264,000 at 2014 Bonhams - The Scottsdale Auction.
The Stutz Company was well known for their performance and speed. During the teens, their 'White Squadron' racing team were very successful in American racing. Despite the various market trends, the company never abandoned its sporting heritage.

The company went through many ups and downs and Harry C. Stutz eventually lost control of his company. When Mr. Stutz left, his shoes were filled by Fred Moskovics. Mr. Moskovics resume included work with Marmon and with many talented engineers, including Charles 'Pop' Greuter. Greuter was an engine man very interested in overhead cam valve trains. His design for Excelsior of an overhead cam straight-eight would prove the basis for the new Stutz Eight. The 8-cylinder engine was chain-driven, with an overhead cam configuration, ten main bearings, dual ignition, dual throat carburetion and cross flow porting.

The Stutz Eight would enjoy international motoring acclaim, most notably at the 1928 Le Mans 24 Hours, where a French-entered stock Stutz Blackhawk Four-Passenger Speedster held the lead for much of the race.

Chassis no. M854CD223
The Stutz chassis models for the late 1920s were European-inspired with a series of fashionable Continental-style bodies with each given the name of an exotic European location (Biarritz, Chamonix, Versailles, Fontainbleau, etc.)

This example wears Monte Carlo coachwork with Weymann construction which features the company's trademark light and rattle-free fabric-covered finish.

This car was given a restoration approximately in the 1990s. It has been part of an East Coast collection for the past 15 years and has recently received a thorough service.


By Daniel Vaughan | Jan 2014

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2014 Bonhams - The Scottsdale Auction

Sale Price :
USD $264,000

1929 Stutz Model M Auction Sales

Recent Sales of the Stutz Model M

(Data based on Model Year 1929 sales)
1929 Stutz Model M Dual Cowl Phaeton by LeBaron
Chassis#: M8-44-CY610
Sold for USD$78,100
  2022 RM Sothebys : Fort Lauderdale
 
1929 Stutz Series M Tonneau Cowl Speedster
Chassis#: M8-44-CY25D
Sold for USD$145,600
  2019 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach
1929 Stutz Model M image  1929 Stutz Model M image  
1929 Stutz Model M Lebaron Dual Cowl Phaeton
Chassis#: M844CY72E
Sold for USD$101,200
  2019 Mecum : Monterey
 
1929 Stutz Model M Vertical 8 Town Car
Sold for USD$97,900
  2018 Mecum : Las Vegas
 
1929 Stutz Model M Four-Passenger Tonneau Cowl Speedster by LeBaron
Chassis#: SD23S
Sold for USD$212,800
  2018 RM Sothebys : Scottsdale, Az.
 
1929 Stutz Model M Four-Passenger Tonneau Cowl Speedster by LeBaron
Chassis#: M8-44-CY25D
Sold for USD$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 USD$1,705,000
  2017 RM Auctions : Amelia Island
 
1929 STUTZ MODEL M
Chassis#: M8-21-SD 14W
Sold for USD$19,800
  2016 Bonhams : Preserving the Automobile
 
1929 Stutz Model M Four-Passenger Speedster by LeBaron
Chassis#: M8-43-CY17A
Sold for USD$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 USD$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 USD$176,000
  2013 Auctions America - California
1929 Stutz Model M image  1929 Stutz Model M image  
1929 Stutz Series M Two-Passenger Speedster
Chassis#: 31276
Sold for USD$139,000
  2012 Bonhams - Greenwich Concours d'Elegance: Collectors' Motorcars and Automobilia
 
1929 Stutz 8 Speedster
Chassis#: 43278
Sold for USD$186,332
  2012 Coys - Techno Classica, Essen Germany
 
1929 Stutz Series M Four-Passenger Dual-Cowl Speedster
Chassis#: M843CY17A
Sold for USD$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 USD$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 USD$82,500
  2010 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Arizona
 
1930 Stutz Model M Supercharged Coupe
Chassis#: 31312
Sold for USD$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 USD$203,500
  2005 Vintage Motor Cars at Meadow Brook Hall
1929 Stutz Model M image  1929 Stutz Model M image  
1929 Stutz M Vertical 8 Town Car
Sold for USD$105,600
  2003 Carail Museum
 
1929 STUTZ BOATTAIL SPEEDSTER
Sold for USD$57,750
  2001 Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale 2001
 

Stutz Model Ms That Failed To Sell At Auction

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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1929 Stutz Model M Profiles

1929 Stutz Model M vehicle information
Coupe
Coachwork: Lancefield
Chassis #: 31312
1929 Stutz Model M vehicle information
Town Car
Coachwork: LeBaron
1929 Stutz Model M vehicle information
Four-Passenger Speedster
Coachwork: LeBaron
Chassis #: M843CY17A
Engine #: 30.360
1929 Stutz Model M vehicle information
Convertible Victoria
Coachwork: Hibbard and Darrin
1929 Stutz Model M vehicle information
Monte Carlo
Coachwork: Weymann
Chassis #: M854CD223
Engine #: 32523
1929 Stutz Model M vehicle information
Four-Passenger Speedster
Coachwork: LeBaron
Chassis #: M8-44-CY25D
Engine #: 30514
1929 Stutz Model M vehicle information
Speedster
Chassis #: M24 SY01S
Engine #: 30046