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1948 Lincoln Mark I Continental

Chassis number : 8H176397

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Sold for $66,000 at 2010 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Arizona.
Sold for $66,000 at 2014 RM Auctions - Amelia Island.
Sold for $57,885 at 2022 Worldwide Auctioneers : The Auburn Auction.
Edsel Ford entrusted his favored stylist, Bob Gregorie, to design a customized Lincoln-Zephyr Convertible Coupe for him to drive during a winter vacation in Florida. The car was so impressive that it was soon put into production. The result, called the Continental as a reflection of its styling influences, would remain part of the Lincoln line until 1948.

The Continental is considered by many to be the first true 'personal luxury' car, as it was a large two-door, five-passenger automobile that had dual-personality appeal - being both sporty and elegant - and a design that has made it a lasting legend.

This Lincoln Continental Cabriolet was acquired by Malcolm S. Pray Jr. several years ago. The car was restored in the mid-1990s and the odometer currently shows just 12,825 miles, likely since restoration. It is finished in Lincoln Maroon paint and there are hydraulic pushbutton doors.


By Daniel Vaughan | Apr 2014

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2022 Worldwide Auctioneers : The Auburn Auction

Sale Price :
USD $57,885

2014 RM Auctions - Amelia Island

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $40,000-USD $60,000 
Sale Price :
USD $66,000

2010 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Arizona

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $70,000-USD $90,000 
Sale Price :
USD $66,000

1948 Lincoln Mark I Continental Auction Sales

Recent Sales of the Lincoln Mark I Continental

(Data based on Model Year 1948 sales)
1948 Lincoln Continental Custom Coupe
Sold for USD$27,500
  2022 Mecum : Dallas
 
1948 Lincoln Continental Cabriolet
Sold for USD$28,600
  2022 Mecum : Dallas
 
1948 Lincoln Continental Cabriolet
Chassis#: 8H176397
Sold for USD$57,885
  2022 Worldwide Auctioneers : The Auburn Auction
1948 Lincoln Mark I Continental image  1948 Lincoln Mark I Continental image  
1948 Lincoln Continental Custom Coupe
Sold for USD$23,100
  2022 Mecum Indy
 
1948 Lincoln Continental Convertible
Chassis#: 8H18100
Sold for USD$44,550
  2022 RM Sothebys : Fort Lauderdale
 
1948 Lincoln Continental Convertible
Sold for USD$26,400
  2022 Mecum : Glendale
 
1948 Lincoln Continental Sedan
Sold for USD$27,500
  2022 Mecum : Kissimmee
 
1948 Lincoln Continental
Sold for USD$27,500
  2021 Mecum : Las Vegas
 
1948 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL
Chassis#: 8H181440
Sold for USD$11,550
  2021 Barrett-Jackson : Houston
 
1948 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL
Chassis#: 8H182090
Sold for USD$12,650
  2021 Barrett-Jackson : Houston
 
1948 Lincoln Convertible
Chassis#: 8H177149
Sold for USD$44,550
  2021 RM Auctions : Auburn Fall
 
1948 Lincoln Continental Convertible
Sold for USD$28,600
  2021 Mecum : Indy 2021
 
1948 Lincoln Continental
Sold for USD$19,800
  2021 Mecum : Houston 2021
 
1948 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: 8H181841
Sold for USD$24,640
  2020 Bonhams : Quail Motorcar Auction
 
1948 Lincoln Convertible
Chassis#: 8H177149
Sold for USD$25,300
  2020 RM Sothebys : Palm Beach Online
 
1948 Lincoln Continental Convertible
Sold for USD$22,000
  2019 RM Auctions : Auburn Fall
 
1948 Lincoln Continental Cabriolet
Chassis#: V1113591
Sold for USD$22,000
  2019 Mecum : Monterey
 
1948 Lincoln Continental
Chassis#: 8H181029
Sold for USD$19,800
  2019 Mecum : Monterey
 
1948 Lincoln Continental Cabriolet
Sold for USD$24,750
  2019 Mecum : Harrisburg
 
1948 Lincoln Continental
Sold for USD$9,900
  2019 Mecum : Harrisburg
 

Lincoln Mark I Continentals That Failed To Sell At Auction

1948 Lincoln Mark I Continental's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1948 Lincoln Continental Coupe 2020 Mecum : Dallas$12,000  
1948 Lincoln Continental Convertible8H1818652020 RM Sothebys : Palm Beach Online $30,000$40,000
1948 Lincoln Continental 2019 GAA : March 2019$50,000  
1948 Lincoln Continental Convertible 2019 Mecum : Kissimmee$32,000  
1948 Lincoln Continental Resto Mod 2019 Mecum : Kissimmee$25,000  
1948 Lincoln Continental 2019 Mecum : Kissimmee$13,000  
1948 Lincoln Continental Resto Mod 2019 Mecum : Kissimmee   
1948 Lincoln Continental Convertible 2019 Mecum : Kissimmee$35,000  
1948 Lincoln Continental Cabriolet 2018 Mecum : Las Vegas$70,000$125,000$150,000
1948 Lincoln Continental 2018 GAA : November 2018$36,000  
1948 Lincoln Continental 2018 Mecum : Portland$25,000  
1948 Lincoln Continental 2018 Leake Tulsa$30,000  
1948 Lincoln Continental 2018 Leake Tulsa$33,000  
1948 Lincoln Continental Cabriolet876H7610992018 Bonhams : Greenwich Concours $40,000$60,000
1948 Lincoln Continental 2017 Mecum : Indianapolis$28,000  
1948 Lincoln Continental Cabriolet 2 Door Convertible8H1810942017 Russo & Steele : Scottsdale Az   
1948 Lincoln Continental Cabriolet 2017 Mecum : Kissimmee$40,000  
1948 Lincoln Continental Convertible8H1774612016 Mecum : Monterey$30,000  
1948 Lincoln Continental Cabriolet 2016 Auctions America : Fort Lauderdale$47,000  
1948 Lincoln Continental Cabriolet 2016 Auctions America : Fort Lauderdale$40,000  
1948 LINCOLN CABRIOLET 2016 McCormick's Auction # 60$31,000  
1948 Lincoln Continental Convertible 2016 Russo & Steele : Arizona   
1948 Lincoln Continental Cabriolet 2015 Auctions America California$40,000  
1948 Lincoln Continental Club Coupe 2015 Mecum : Denver   
1948 Lincoln Continental Custom Cabriolet 2015 Auctions America Auburn Spring$22,500  
1948 Lincoln Continental 2015 Mecum : Houston   
1948 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL 2015 McCormick's Palm Springs # 58$27,000  
1948 Lincoln Continental Cabriolet8H-1820242014 RM Auctions Hershey$52,500$50,000$75,000
1948 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL CONVERTIBLE8H1813462014 Mecum Monterey$65,000$80,000$100,000
1948 LINCOLN ZEPHYR CABRIOLET8H1743922014 Mecum Monterey$45,000$60,000$75,000

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