1938 Delahaye Type 135 Coupe des Alpes / 48482 Vehicle Information

1938 Delahaye Type 135 photograph

1938 Delahaye Type 135 photograph

1938 Delahaye Type 135 photograph

1938 Delahaye Type 135 photograph

1938 Delahaye Type 135 photograph

1938 Delahaye Type 1351938 Delahaye Type 1351938 Delahaye Type 1351938 Delahaye Type 1351938 Delahaye Type 135
Coupe des Alpes
Coachwork: Henri Chapron
Chassis #: 48482
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 three-position convertible top by Chapron. It has upgraded Figoni bumpers and was finished in navy/light blue with navy blue leather interior. It is currently finished in 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 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 compete and in 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


2016 Bonhams : The Amelia Island Auction

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

2015 Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale

Sale Price :
$385,000

1938 Delahaye Type 135 Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1938 sales)
1938 Delahaye 135 M Three-position Drophead Coupé
Chassis#: 48721
Sold for $258,594
  2020 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais
 
1938 Delahaye 135 MS Cabriolet Conversion
Chassis#: 60221
Sold for $270,603
  2017 RM Sothebys : London
 
1937 DELAHAYE 135 CABRIOLET Coachwork by Henri Chapron
Chassis#: 48482
Sold for $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 $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 $166,992
  2015 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais
 
1937 DELAHAYE 135 MS CHAPRON WITH FIGONI BUMPERS
Chassis#: 48482
Sold for $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 $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 $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 $2,383,002
  2010 RM Auctions - Sporting Classics of Monaco
 
1938 Delahaye Type 135 Paris Salon Cabriolet
Sold for $1,712,000
  2006 Bonhams & Butterfields at The Quail Lodge, Resort & Golf Club
1938 Delahaye Type 135 image  1938 Delahaye Type 135 image  

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

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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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Delahaye Type 1351938 Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Figoni
Chassis information for the Delahaye Type 1351938 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Figoni & Falaschi
Chassis information for the Delahaye Type 1351938 Coupe des Alpes
Coachbuilder: Henri Chapron
Chassis Num: 48482
Chassis information for the Delahaye Type 1351938 Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Henri Chapron
Chassis Num: 49148
Chassis information for the Delahaye Type 1351938 Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Figoni & Falaschi
Chassis Num: 49169
Chassis information for the Delahaye Type 1351938 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Carlton Carriage Company
Chassis Num: 49315
Chassis information for the Delahaye Type 1351938 MS Coupe
Coachbuilder: Figoni
Chassis Num: 60112
Engine Num: 60112
Chassis information for the Delahaye Type 1351938 Sports Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: deVillars
Chassis Num: 60123
Chassis information for the Delahaye Type 1351938 Torpedo Grand Sport
Coachbuilder: Figoni & Falaschi
Chassis Num: 60158
Chassis information for the Delahaye Type 1351938 Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Figoni & Falaschi
Chassis Num: 9803 BF59
Chassis information for the Delahaye Type 135 MS1939 Grand Sport Roadster
Coachbuilder: Figoni & Falaschi
Chassis Num: 60158
Engine Num: 60158
Chassis information for the Delahaye Type 135 MS1939 Speciale Drophead
Coachbuilder: Figoni & Falaschi
Chassis Num: 60173
Chassis information for the Delahaye 135M1946 Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Hermann Graber
Chassis Num: 800269
Chassis information for the Delahaye 135M1946 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Van Leersum
Chassis Num: 800311
Chassis information for the Delahaye 135M1946 Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Hermann Graber
Chassis Num: 800320
Engine Num: 800320
Chassis information for the Delahaye 135M1946 Coach Coupe
Coachbuilder: Guillore
Chassis Num: 800410
Engine Num: 800410
Chassis information for the Delahaye 135M1946 Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Figoni & Falaschi
Chassis Num: 800701
Chassis information for the Delahaye 135 MS1947 Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Guillore
Chassis information for the Delahaye 135 MS1947 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Guillore
Chassis information for the Delahaye 135 MS1947 Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Henri Chapron
Chassis information for the Delahaye 135 MS1947 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Lagenthal
Chassis Num: 800490
Engine Num: 800490
Chassis information for the Delahaye 135 MS1947 Narval Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Figoni & Falaschi
Chassis Num: 800495
Chassis information for the Delahaye 135 MS1947 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Pininfarina
Chassis Num: 800697


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