1939 Buick Century Convertible Coupe / 13477015 Chassis Information

1939 Buick Century photograph

1939 Buick Century photograph

1939 Buick Century photograph

1939 Buick Century photograph

1939 Buick Century photograph

1939 Buick Century photograph

1939 Buick Century photograph

1939 Buick Century photograph

1939 Buick Century photograph

1939 Buick Century photograph

1939 Buick Century photograph

1939 Buick Century photograph

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Convertible Coupe
Chassis #: 13477015
Sold for $170,500 at 2006 RM Auctions at Meadow Brook.
1939 was a big year for Buick in terms of their styling and fashion. The 1930's were coming to an end and the 1940's were on the horizon. In the world of automotive design, the 1930's had been stellar. Lots of experimentation had resulted in big changes for the automobile.

This would be the final year for the Buick headlights to be located externally. The grill was updated giving a new and unique appearance. This example shown is one of 790 Convertible Coupes produced. There are dual mounted spare tires with full hard covers. The 'Stream Board' running boards were optional equipment at the time, but the original owner chose to purchase them, completing a wonderful ensemble.

During the close of the 1990's this vehicle underwent a restoration. It has since amassed a wide array of awards.

A partial list of awards includes:

2001 Best of Class CCCA Concours d'Elegance, Hickory Corners, Michigan
2001 Best of Class Ault Park Concours d'Elegance, Cincinnati, Ohio
2001 Best of Class Boonshoft Museum of Discovery Concours d'Elegance, Dayton, Ohio
2003 Best of Class Chrysler Indianapolis Concours Grand Prix, Indiana
2003 Best of Show Willistead Classic Concours d'Elegance, Windsor, Ontario
2003 Amelia Award Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, Amelia Island, Florida
2003 Blue Ribbon Awards Concours d'Elegance at Cranbrook, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

AACA:

2001 1st National Junior Hickory Corners, Michigan
2002 National Senior Elizabethtown, Kentucky
2003 Grand National Award New Bern, North Carolina

BOC (Buick Owners Club):

2001 Best of Class Buick Club at Len Immke Classic, Columbus, Ohio
2001 Best of Class Buick National Meet, Kokomo, Indiana
2001 National Senior Buick National Meet, Kokomo, Indiana
2001 The Guy Bennett Award: For Highest Point PreWar Car – Buick National Meet, Kokomo, Indiana

At the 2006 RM Auctions in Meadow Brook, it was estimated to sell between $80,000 - $100,000. It sold for an impressive $170,500.


By Daniel Vaughan | Dec 2006

2006 RM Auctions at Meadow Brook

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$80,000-$100,000 
Sale Price :
$170,500

2019 1
2016 1
2015 1
2014 1
2012 1
2009 1
2006 2
2001 2

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2019$11,550$11,5501
2016$18,000$18,0001
2015$13,650$13,6501
2014$11,275$11,2751
2012$18,150$18,1501
2009$49,500$49,5001
2006$108,250$170,5002
2001$20,550$22,0002

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1939 sales)
1939 Buick Century
Sold for $11,550
  2019 Mecum : Kissimmee
 
1939 Buick Century Sport Phaeton
Sold for $18,000
  2016 Mecum : Dallas
 
1939 Buick Century Saloon
Sold for $13,650
  2015 Anglia Auction
 
1939 Buick Century Series 60 Sedan
Sold for $11,275
  2014 Auctions America - Auburn Fall
 
1939 Buick Century Four Door Sedan
Sold for $18,150
  2012 Auctions America - Spring Carlisle
 
1939 Buick Century
Chassis#: 13481114
Sold for $49,500
  2009 Vintage Motor Cars of Meadow Brook
1939 Buick Century image  
1939 Buick Century Convertible Coupe
Chassis#: 13477015
Sold for $170,500
  2006 RM Auctions at Meadow Brook
1939 Buick Century image  1939 Buick Century image  
1939 Buick Century Convertible
Chassis#: 63603572
Sold for $46,000
  2006 The J.C. Stevens Estate Auction
 
1939 BUICK CENTURY OPERA COUPE
Sold for $19,100
  2001 Kruse Auction - Tulsa, OK
 
1939 BUICK CENTURY OPERA COUPE
Sold for $22,000
  2001 Kruse Auction - Hot Springs, AR
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1939 Buick Century's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1939 Buick Century 2016 Mecum : Kissimmee$11,000  
1939 Buick Century Sport Phaeton 2013 Auctions America Auburn Fall$55,000  

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