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1938 Delahaye Type 135


Chassis number : 48482

Delahaye 1938 Delahaye Type 135 History Specifications
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Sold for $385,000 at 2015 Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale.
Sold for $434,500 at 2016 Bonhams : The Amelia Island Auction.
This vehicle is a Delahaye 135 MS Coupe des Alpes with a three-position convertible top by Chapron. It has upgraded Figoni bumpers and was finished in navy/light blue with a navy blue leather interior. It is currently finished in a two-tone livery with a silver beltline. There is a dark blue canvas roof and a blue leather interior. The car rides on wire wheels and is powered by an upgraded motor fitted with B5MS Spec 3 carburetors.

It is believed that this Chapron-bodied 3-position Cabriolet was delivered new in France. It was in the care of the late Jean Francois du Montant by the 1990s, before being purchased by the Pueche brothers from Spain. At the time, the car was in complete and original condition, although in need of a full restoration, which the Pueche's soon embarked upon. The car was owned by a few other individuals, before migrating to the United States.
By Daniel Vaughan | Apr 2016

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2016 Bonhams : The Amelia Island Auction

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $475,000-USD $550,000 
Sale Price :
USD $434,500

2015 Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale

Sale Price :
USD $385,000

1938 Delahaye Type 135 Auction Sales

Recent Sales of the Delahaye Type 135

(Data based on Model Year 1938 sales)
1938 Delahaye 135 M Three-position Drophead Coupé
Chassis#: 48721
Sold for USD$258,594
  2020 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais
 
1938 Delahaye 135 MS Cabriolet Conversion
Chassis#: 60221
Sold for USD$270,603
  2017 RM Sothebys : London
 
1937 DELAHAYE 135 CABRIOLET Coachwork by Henri Chapron
Chassis#: 48482
Sold for USD$434,500
  2016 Bonhams : The Amelia Island Auction
1938 Delahaye Type 135 image  1938 Delahaye Type 135 image  
1938 Delahaye 135 MS Coupe by Figoni et Falaschi
Chassis#: 60112
Sold for USD$990,000
  2015 RM Sotheby's : Amelia Island
1938 Delahaye Type 135 image  1938 Delahaye Type 135 image  
1938 Delahaye 135 M cabriolet
Chassis#: 6S103
Sold for USD$166,992
  2015 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais
 
1937 DELAHAYE 135 MS CHAPRON WITH FIGONI BUMPERS
Chassis#: 48482
Sold for USD$385,000
  2015 Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale
1938 Delahaye Type 135 image  1938 Delahaye Type 135 image  
1938 Delahaye 135 MS Coupe by Figoni et Falaschi
Chassis#: 60112
Sold for USD$1,540,000
  2013 RM Auctions - Arizona
1938 Delahaye Type 135 image  1938 Delahaye Type 135 image  
1938 Delahaye 135MS Sports Cabriolet
Chassis#: 60123
Sold for USD$852,500
  2010 RM Auctions - Sports & Classics of Monterey
1938 Delahaye Type 135 image  1938 Delahaye Type 135 image  
1938 Delahaye 135 MS Competition Cabriolet
Chassis#: 49197
Sold for USD$2,383,002
  2010 RM Auctions - Sporting Classics of Monaco
 
1938 Delahaye Type 135 Paris Salon Cabriolet
Sold for USD$1,712,000
  2006 Bonhams & Butterfields at The Quail Lodge, Resort & Golf Club
1938 Delahaye Type 135 image  1938 Delahaye Type 135 image  

Delahaye Type 135s That Failed To Sell At Auction

1938 Delahaye Type 135's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1938 Delahaye 135 M Coupé Sport Chapron601272017 Artcurial : Retromobile $400,000$600,000
1938 Delahaye 135 MS Coupé by Figoni et Falaschi601122011 RM Auctions Villa d'Este$830,000$900,000$1,100,000
1938 Delahaye 135 M cabriolet6S1032010 Bonhams Automobiles d'Exception á Rétromobile $120,000$160,000

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1938 Delahaye Type 135 Profiles

1938 Delahaye Type 135 vehicle information
Cabriolet
Coachwork: Figoni
1938 Delahaye Type 135 vehicle information
Cabriolet
Coachwork: Henri Chapron
Chassis #: 49148
1938 Delahaye Type 135 vehicle information
Cabriolet
Coachwork: Figoni & Falaschi
Chassis #: 9803 BF59
1938 Delahaye Type 135 vehicle information
MS Coupe
Coachwork: Figoni
Chassis #: 60112
Engine #: 60112
1938 Delahaye Type 135 vehicle information
Cabriolet
Coachwork: Figoni & Falaschi
Chassis #: 49169
1938 Delahaye Type 135 vehicle information
Sports Cabriolet
Coachwork: deVillars
Chassis #: 60123
1938 Delahaye Type 135 vehicle information
Torpedo Grand Sport
Coachwork: Figoni & Falaschi
Chassis #: 60158
1938 Delahaye Type 135 vehicle information
Coupe des Alpes
Coachwork: Henri Chapron
Chassis #: 48482
1938 Delahaye Type 135 vehicle information
Roadster
Coachwork: Figoni & Falaschi
1938 Delahaye Type 135 vehicle information
Roadster
Coachwork: Carlton Carriage Company
Chassis #: 49315