1932 Buick Series 90 Convertible Coupe / 2631327 Chassis Information

1932 Buick Series 90 photograph

1932 Buick Series 90 photograph

1932 Buick Series 90 photograph

1932 Buick Series 90 photograph

1932 Buick Series 90 photograph

1932 Buick Series 90 photograph

1932 Buick Series 90 photograph

1932 Buick Series 90 photograph

1932 Buick Series 90 photograph

1932 Buick Series 90 photograph

1932 Buick Series 90 photograph

1932 Buick Series 90 photograph

1932 Buick Series 90 photograph

1932 Buick Series 90 photograph

1932 Buick Series 90 photograph

1932 Buick Series 90 photograph

1932 Buick Series 90 photograph

1932 Buick Series 90 photograph

1932 Buick Series 90 photograph

1932 Buick Series 90 photograph

1932 Buick Series 90 photograph

1932 Buick Series 90 photograph

1932 Buick Series 90 photograph

1932 Buick Series 90 photograph

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Convertible Coupe
Chassis #: 2631327
Engine # 2782279
Sold for $209,000 at 2007 Vintage Motor Car Auction at Meadow Brook Hall.
Sold for $123,750 at 2010 Gooding and Company : The Amelia Island Auction.
Sold for $176,000 at 2015 RM Sotheby's : Motor City Auction.
This 1932 Buick Model 96C Convertible was offered for sale at the 2007 RM Auctions held at Meadow Brook. It was offered without reserve and estimated to sell for between $150,000 - $175,000. The car is powered by a 344.8 cubic-inch overhead valve eight-cylinder engine capable of producing over 110 horsepower. It has a three-speed sliding gearbox with synchromesh and there are mechanical drum brakes on all four wheels. It is finished in a burgundy two-tone color combination with a complimentary tan colored top. The interior is ivory leather accented by burgundy piping and carpeting. It comes equipped with Tilt Ray headlamps, Trippe safety lights, twin fender lights, dual side mounted spares with mirrors, a golf door, and a rumble seat. There are four wire wheels with wide whitewall tires. The rear mounted rack is fitted with a matching trunk making this a very versatile and capable vehicle for any touring event. This car has been judged by the CCCA and is expected to earn its Senior badge.

In 1932 a Buick powered car finished in 11th place at the Indianapolis 500, reinforcing the companies pursuit of performance. The Buicks for 1932 featured new styling including new hood doors instead of louvers, a raked windshield, and a tapered radiator. The Series 90 cars were the top of the line Buicks and were built atop of the large 134-inch wheelbase. There were a variety of body styles available, including the sporty 96C Convertible Coupe. This example was originally purchased for $1,805. A total of 289 buyers purchased the Convertible Coupe in 1932; its high price tag was steep for the economy which was struggling during The Great Depression.

At auction, the low production figures and quality restoration were rewarded as bidding quickly exceeded the vehicles estimated value. The selling price for this vehicle at auction was $209,000.

In 2010, this Buick Model 96C was offered for sale at the Gooding & Company Auction held in Amelia Island, Florida. The car was exptected to sell for $90,000 - $150,000 and offered without reserve. As bidding came to a close, the car had been sold for the sum of $123,750, inclusive of buyer's premium.


By Daniel Vaughan | Apr 2010

Chassis# 2631327

2015 RM Sotheby's : Motor City Auction
Pre-Auction Estimates :$140,000-$180,000 
Sale Price : $176,000
2010 Gooding and Company : The Amelia Island Auction
Pre-Auction Estimates :$90,000-$150,000 
Sale Price : $123,750
2007 Vintage Motor Car Auction at Meadow Brook Hall
Pre-Auction Estimates :$150,000-$175,000 
Sale Price : $209,000

Analysis

Chassis number 2631327 Auction Sales History
2015$176,000
2010$123,750
2007$209,000

2015 1
2012 1
2010 2
2009 1
2007 1

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2015$176,000$176,0001
2012$88,000$88,0001
2010$312,125$500,5002
2009$74,250$74,2501
2007$209,000$209,0001

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1932 sales)
1932 Buick Series 90 Coupe Roadster
Chassis#: 2631327
Sold for $176,000
  2015 RM Sotheby's : Motor City Auction
1932 Buick Series 90 image  1932 Buick Series 90 image  
1932 Buick Model 96C Convertible Coupe
Chassis#: 2624272
Sold for $88,000
  2012 Worldwide - The Auburn Auction
 
1932 Buick Model 96C Convertible Coupe
Chassis#: 2631327
Sold for $123,750
  2010 Gooding and Company : The Amelia Island Auction
1932 Buick Series 90 image  1932 Buick Series 90 image  
1932 Buick Series 90 Town Car
Chassis#: 2611454
Sold for $500,500
  2010 Gooding and Company - Scottsdale Auction
 
1932 Buick Series 90 Convertible Coupe
Sold for $74,250
  2009 Vintage Motor Cars of Hershey by RM Auctions
 
1932 Buick Series 90
Sold for $209,000
  2007 Vintage Motor Car Auction at Meadow Brook Hall
1932 Buick Series 90 image  1932 Buick Series 90 image  

No Sale

1932 Buick Series 90's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1932 Buick Series 90 Convertible Phaeton26401822018 RM Auctions : Auburn Fall   
1932 BUICK 96 SERIES ROADSTER 2003 Kruse Auction Auburn, IN$45,500  

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