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1909 Stanley Steamer Model E2

Chassis number : 4520

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High bid of $75,000 at 2013 RM Auction - Hershey. (did not sell)
Sold for $49,500 at 2016 RM Sothebys : Amelia Island.
The Stanley steam car was available in six models for 1909. The Model E2 was powered by a 10-hosrepower, twin-piston engine employing just 13 moving parts.

This particular example was rescued by a former Stanley employee named Ralph Van Dine in the early 1940s. This was one of the numerous old Stanleys that were resurrected in the gas-rationing days of World War II. Van Dine soon passed the car in 1948 to J.D. Van Sciver Jr., and while it was in his care, it was repainted the present shade of chartreuse. Cameron Peck eventually purchased the Stanley, later selling it to S.D. Jarvis of Illinois. Following Jarvis's 1953 passing, his son, Vernon, inherited this runabout, along with the family's other antique cars. The collection continued to grow over the years and was eventually established as the Early American Museum at Silver Springs, Florida, where the Stanley remained for over three decades.

The bulk of the Jarvis Collection was sold in 1987 to Robert Bahre, who soon thereafter passed the Stanley to another collector, with whom it remained for a quarter-century.

This Model E2 has recently been returned to running and driving order. It continues to wear its Van Sciver repaint, with more recently refinished fenders and older restored black upholstery. This is an authentic vehicle except for the wheels - when the car was found in the early 1940s, the current size of tires was not available.


By Daniel Vaughan | Apr 2016

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2016 RM Sothebys : Amelia Island

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $80,000-USD $100,000 
Sale Price :
USD $49,500

2013 RM Auction - Hershey

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $80,000-USD $100,000 
High Bid (Lot was not sold)
USD $75,000

1909 Stanley Steamer Model E2 Auction Sales

Recent Sales of the Stanley Steamer Model E2

(Data based on Model Year 1909 sales)
1909 Stanley Model E2 Runabout
Chassis#: 4520
Sold for USD$49,500
  2016 RM Sothebys : Amelia Island
1909 Stanley Steamer Model E2 image  1909 Stanley Steamer Model E2 image  
1909 Stanley modèle E2 10 HP Runabout
Chassis#: 4852
Sold for USD$67,708
  2013 Bonhams - Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais
 
1909 Stanley Model E2 Runabout
Chassis#: 284
Sold for USD$63,250
  2010 RM Auctions - Vintage Motor Cars of Hershey
1909 Stanley Steamer Model E2 image  1909 Stanley Steamer Model E2 image  
1909 Stanley Steamer Model E2
Chassis#: 4620
Sold for USD$176,000
  2009 Vintage Motor Cars of Hershey by RM Auctions
1909 Stanley Steamer Model E2 image  1909 Stanley Steamer Model E2 image  

Stanley Steamer Model E2s That Failed To Sell At Auction

1909 Stanley Steamer Model E2's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1909 Stanley Model E2 Runabout45202013 RM Auction Hershey$75,000$80,000$100,000

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1909 Stanley Steamer Model E2 Profiles

1909 Stanley Steamer Model E2 vehicle information
Runabout
Chassis #: 4620
1909 Stanley Steamer Model E2 vehicle information
Runabout
Chassis #: 284
1909 Stanley Steamer Model E2 vehicle information
Runabout
Chassis #: 4520