1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster Convertible Phaeton / 13940312 Chassis Information

1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster photograph

1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster photograph

1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster photograph

1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster photograph

1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster photograph

1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster photograph

1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster photograph

1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster photograph

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Convertible Phaeton
Chassis #: 13940312
Sold for $60,500 at 2015 RM Sotheby's : Motor City Auction.
The Buick Roadmaster was the company's most prestigious model and rode on a 126-inch wheelbase chassis and powered by an overhead-valve inline eight-cylinder engine. It was available in several body style choices, including the four-door convertible phaeton, which would be the last convertible sedan offered on a production Buick chassis. In total, just 312 examples were built and only 17 of those are known to survive today.

This example is part of the Howard and Norma Weaver's collection and has been driving just 835 miles since its restoration was completed. It is finished in a period-correct metallic gray, with a dark maroon interior with matching door panels and carpets and a proper wood-grained dashboard with correct instruments. The engine is fitted with Compound Carburetion, or dual carburetors, helping the 320 cubic-inch unit produce 165 horsepower. Optional extras include bumper guards, a grille guard, a dashboard-mounted clock, an AM radio, and fog lights.


By Daniel Vaughan | Oct 2015


2015 RM Sotheby's : Motor City Auction

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$60,000-$70,000 
Sale Price :
$60,500

2018 1
2017 1
2016 2
2015 1
2014 2
2013 2
2012 1
2011 1
2010 2
2009 3

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1941 sales)
1941 Buick Roadmaster Convertible Coupe
Sold for $71,500
  2018 Mecum : Houston
 
1941 BUICK ROADMASTER CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: 14063461
Sold for $39,600
  2017 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale
 
1941 BUICK ROADMASTER
Chassis#: 13977054
Sold for $85,250
  2016 Bonhams : Greenwich Concours d'Elegance Auction
 
1941 Buick Roadmaster Convertible Phaeton
Sold for $92,000
  2016 Mecum - Indianapolis
 
1941 Buick Roadmaster Convertible Phaeton
Chassis#: 13940312
Sold for $60,500
  2015 RM Sotheby's : Motor City Auction
1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster image  1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster image  
1941 Buick Roadmaster Custom Coupe
Sold for $57,200
  2014 Auctions America - Ft Lauderdale
 
1941 BUICK ROADMASTER CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: 14063461
Sold for $71,500
  2014 Barrett-Jackson's 43RD Annual Scottsdale Auction
 
1941 Buick Roadmaster Convertible
Sold for $42,350
  2013 Auctions America - Auburn Fall
 
1941 Buick Roadmaster Convertible Coupe
Chassis#: 13982970
Sold for $137,500
  2013 RM Auctions - Amelia Island
1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster image  1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster image  
1941 Buick Model 76C Roadmaster Convertible Coupe
Chassis#: 142I2726
Sold for $126,500
  2012 RM Auctions at Amelia Island, Fla
1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster image  1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster image  
1941 Buick Roadmaster Coupe
Sold for $57,750
  2011 RM Auctions - Hershey
1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster image  
1941 BUICK ROADMASTER CONVERTIBLE
Sold for $55,000
  2010 Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale 2010
 
1941 Buick Roadmaster Convertible
Sold for $104,500
  2010 Gooding and Company - Scottsdale Auction
1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster image  
1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster
Chassis#: 13928872
Sold for $93,500
  2009 Vintage Motor Cars of Hershey by RM Auctions
1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster image  1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster image  
1941 Buick Roadmaster Convertible
Chassis#: 14098440
Sold for $137,500
  2009 Pebble Beach Auction : Gooding & Company
 
1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster
Sold for $99,000
  2009 Automobiles of Amelia Island
1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster image  1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster image  
1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster
Sold for $104,500
  2008 Vintage Motor Cars of Hershey by RM Auctions
1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster image  1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster image  
1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster Convertible Coupe
Sold for $125,000
  2008 Worldwide Auctions - Houston Classic 2008
 
1941 Buick Roadmaster Phaeton
Chassis#: 13928872
Sold for $132,000
  2008 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Arizona
1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster image  1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster image  
1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster
Sold for $68,750
  2007 Vintage Motor Car Auction at Meadow Brook Hall
1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster image  1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster image  

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1941 Buick Roadmaster Convertible Phaeton139288722019 RM Sothebys : Hershey $80,000$100,000
1941 Buick Roadmaster Convertible Coupe140984402019 Mecum : Monterey$80,000$100,000$140,000
1941 Buick Roadmaster Phaeton741973702018 RM Auctions : Auburn Fall   
1941 Buick Roadmaster Convertible Coupe 2018 Mecum : Kissimmee$55,000  
1941 Buick Roadsmaster Convertible Phaeton 2017 Auctions America : Auburn Fall $65,000$75,000
1941 Buick Roadmaster Custom Convertible Coupe 2017 Auctions America : Auburn Fall $75,000$100,000
1941 Buick Roadmaster Convertible Coupe 2017 Auctions America : Fort Lauderdale $75,000$85,000
1941 BUICK ROADMASTER139770542016 Bonhams : The Amelia Island Auction $100,000$150,000
1941 Buick Roadmaster 71C 2012 Silver Auction Fort McDowell, Arizona$22,000  
1941 Buick Roadmaster Convertible Coupe 2009 Leake Auctions Tulsa 37th Annual Leake Auto Auction QuikTrip Center$67,000  
1941 Buick Roadmaster Convertible Coupe 2008 Vintage Motor Cars of Meadow Brook$130,000$125,000$175,000
1941 Buick Roadmaster Convertible Coupe743304442006 Vintage Motor Cars in Arizona$105,000$120,000$140,000

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1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster vehicle thumbnail image  1941 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster vehicle thumbnail image  
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