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1928 Stutz Model BB

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Mention the word Stutz, and one immediately associates the name with the legendary Bearcat. Rare is a manufacturer so indelibly linked to one model. Ironically, neither the first Stutz in 1911, nor the last in 1935, would be a Bearcat. However, Harry Clayton Stutz's products, built in Indianapolis, would always be known for being performance-driven automobiles.

The Black Hawk was Stutz chief Fred Moscovic's counterpoint to the Bearcat. His refined design was called the Vertical Eight with Safety Chassis (single overhead cam, dual ignition, nine main bearing in-line eight-cylinder engine along with an underslung worm-drive and hydraulic brakes). Riding on a shorter chassis, the Black Hawk Speedster weighed a startling 1,377 pounds less than the Stutz sedan. Five victories in two weeks were the immediate results. A 106.25 mph run at Daytona's speed weeks gave title to America's fastest production car. One year later, a Black Hawk finished second (behind a Bentley) in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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1928 Stutz Model BB Auction Sales

Recent Sales of the Stutz Model BB

(Data based on Model Year 1928 sales)
1928 Stutz Model BB Four-Passenger Dual-Cowl Speedster by Robbins
Chassis#: 87979
Sold for USD$95,700
  2020 RM Sothebys : The Mitosinka Collection
 
1928 Stutz Model BB Sedan
Chassis#: BB-C6-BB20A
Sold for USD$12,650
  2020 RM Sothebys : Auburn Fall Auction
 
1928 Stutz Model BB Four-Passenger Speedster by Philips
Chassis#: 88626
Sold for USD$156,800
  2019 RM Sothebys : Amelia Island
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1928 Stutz Model BB Four-Passenger Speedster
Chassis#: BBC4BB27C
Sold for USD$143,000
  2018 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach
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1928 Stutz Model BB Four-Passenger Speedster
Chassis#: BBC4BB27C
Sold for USD$209,000
  2015 Gooding & Company - Arizona
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1928 Stutz Model BB Four-Passenger Speedster
Chassis#: BBC4BB270
Sold for USD$258,500
  2014 Gooding & Company - The Scottsdale Auction
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1928 Stutz Model BB Cabriolet Coupe
Chassis#: BB86S
Sold for USD$209,000
  2013 Gooding and Company - Pebble Beach
 
1928 Stutz BB Coupe
Chassis#: BB74Y
Sold for USD$60,500
  2012 Gooding and Company - Pebble Beach Auction
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1928 Stutz Boattail Speedster
Chassis#: BBC18
Sold for USD$44,075
  2011 Russo and Steele - Monterey Auction
 
1928 Stutz Model BB Weymann-type Sports Tourer
Sold for USD$110,650
  2011 Shannons Collector and Muscle Car Auction at MotorEx
 
1928 Stutz Model BB Cabriolet Coupe
Chassis#: BB865
Sold for USD$83,600
  2004 Gooding & Company Pebble Beach Auction
 

Stutz Model BBs That Failed To Sell At Auction

1928 Stutz Model BB's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1928 Stutz Series BB CoupeBB-12C BA29Y2012 RMAutomobiles of Arizona$150,000$225,000$285,000

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1928 Stutz Model BB Profiles

1928 Stutz Model BB vehicle information
Sedan
Chassis #: BB74Y
Engine #: 92089C
1928 Stutz Model BB vehicle information
Convertible Coupe
Coachwork: Phillips
1928 Stutz Model BB vehicle information
Speedster
Coachwork: Robbins Body Corp
Chassis #: BBC4BB27C
Engine #: 91470
1928 Stutz Model BB vehicle information
Town Car
Coachwork: Fleetwood
1928 Stutz Model BB vehicle information
Touring Car
Coachwork: LeBaron
1928 Stutz Model BB vehicle information
Convertible Sedan
Coachwork: Phillips
Chassis #: 88626
Engine #: 91981