1949 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster Convertible Coupe Vehicle Profile

1949 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster photograph

1949 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster photograph

1949 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster photograph

1949 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster photograph

1949 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster photograph

1949 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster photograph

1949 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster photograph

1949 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster photograph

1949 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster photograph

1949 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster photograph

1949 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster photograph

1949 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster photograph

1949 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster photograph

1949 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster photograph

1949 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster photograph

1949 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster photograph

1949 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster photograph

1949 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster photograph

1949 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster photograph

1949 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster photograph

1949 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster photograph

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Convertible Coupe
This 1949 Buick convertible was one of two used to make the film 'Rain Man' in 1988. The movie tells the story of Charlie Babbitt (Tom Cruise), a self-involved car dealer in financial turmoil who learns that his estranged father has died and bequeathed his entire fortune to his older son, Raymond (Dustin Hoffman), who is autistic. All that Cruise's character inherits are his father's rosebushes and the 1949 Buick convertible. Raymond's refusal to fly launches the brothers on a cross-country road trip starring this Sequoia Cream Buick Roadmaster convertible with red leather interior. The Buick convertible had a modified rear suspension to hold the extra weight of the camera equipment plus the cameraman who filmed from the trunk. The current owner is Barry Levinson, the director of the movie 'Rain Man' and he selected Wayne Carini to restore this classic beauty.

Chassis#

No auction information available for this vehicle at this time.

Analysis

Chassis number Auction Sales History

2018 1
2017 1
2016 1
2015 4
2014 3
2013 3
2012 1
2011 3
2010 5
2009 4

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2018$9,900$9,9001
2017$39,600$39,6001
2016$27,500$27,5001
2015$25,250$33,0004
2014$58,417$104,5003
2013$82,000$85,0003
2012$44,000$44,0001
2011$7,817$9,0003
2010$55,590$88,0005
2009$45,238$66,0004

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1949 sales)
1949 Buick Roadmaster
Sold for $9,900
  2018 Mecum : Indianapolis
 
1949 BUICK ROADMASTER
Chassis#: 15320881
Sold for $39,600
  2017 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale
 
1949 Buick Roadmaster Riviera Two-Door Hardtop
Sold for $27,500
  2016 Auctions America : Auburn Fall
 
1949 Buick Roadmaster Touring Sedan
Sold for $15,000
  2015 Mecum - Rogers'Classic Car Museum 2015
 
1949 Buick Roadmaster Sedanette
Sold for $22,000
  2015 Mecum - Rogers'Classic Car Museum 2015
 
1949 Buick Roadmaster
Sold for $33,000
  2015 Mecum - Rogers'Classic Car Museum 2015
 
1949 Buick Roadmaster Riviera Coupe
Sold for $31,000
  2015 Mecum - Rogers'Classic Car Museum 2015
 
1949 Buick Roadmaster
Sold for $13,000
  2014 Mecum : Indianapolis
 
1949 BUICK ROADMASTER WOODY WAGON
Chassis#: 53254997
Sold for $104,500
  2014 Barrett-Jackson : Palm Beach
 
1949 Buick Roadmaster Riviera Coupe
Chassis#: 55319097
Sold for $57,750
  2014 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Arizona
 
1949 Buick Roadmaster Convertible 320/150 HP, Automatic
Sold for $85,000
  2013 Mecum Auction - Chicago
 
1949 Buick Roadmaster Convertible
Sold for $85,000
  2013 Mecum : Schaumburg
 
1949 Buick Roadmaster Convertible Coupe
Chassis#: 554482I7
Sold for $76,000
  2013 Worldwide Auctions - Auburn
 
1949 Buick Roadmaster Convertible
Sold for $44,000
  2012 Leake Auctions - Dallas
 
1949 BUICK ROADMASTER RIVIERA 2 DOOR HARDTOP
Sold for $7,150
  2011 Auctions America - Auburn Fall Auction
 
1949 Buick Roadmaster
Chassis#: 53260867
Sold for $9,000
  2011 Silver Auction - Carson City
 
1949 BUICK ROADMASTER
Sold for $7,300
  2011 Silver Auction - Ft McDowell, Arizona
 
1949 Buick Roadmaster 2-Door Sedanette
Sold for $42,000
  2010 Mecum Auctions - St. Charles Auction
 
1949 Buick Roadmaster Convertible Coupe
Chassis#: 15240141
Sold for $79,750
  2010 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Amelia Island
1949 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster image  1949 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster image  
1949 Buick Roadmaster Riviera Coupe
Sold for $35,200
  2010 Gooding and Company : The Amelia Island Auction
1949 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster image  1949 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster image  

No Sale

1949 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1949 Buick Roadmaster Convertible 2014 Auctions America : California$135,000  
1949 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon 2014 Auctions America Ft Lauderdale$72,500  
1949 Buick Roadmaster 2014 Mecum Kissimmee$14,000  
1949 BUICK ROADMASTER 2011 Silver Auction Last ChanceFt McDowell, Ariz$6,200  
1949 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster 2009 Automobiles of Amelia Island$40,000$55,000$65,000
1949 BUICK ROADMASTER 2008 Silver Auction Hot August Nights$20,000  
1949 BUICK ROADSTER CONVERTIBLE 2001 Kruse Auction West Palm Beach, FL$42,000  

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