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1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Commodore Vehicle Profile

1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A photograph

1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A photograph

1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A photograph

1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A photograph

1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A photograph

1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A photograph

1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A photograph

1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A photograph

1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A photograph

1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A photograph

1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A photograph

1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A photograph

1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A photograph

1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A photograph

1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A photograph

1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A photograph

1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A photograph

1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A photograph

1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A photograph

1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A photograph

1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A photograph

1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A photograph

1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A photograph

1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A photograph

1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A photograph

1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A photograph

1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A photograph

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Isotta Fraschini, for the most part, built large cars, the exception being a series of small sports cars designed by Ettore Bugatti when he was just 18 years old. The Tipo 8 series provided the ultimate in luxurious transportation for the rich and were referred to as the 'Italian Rolls-Royce.'

This Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A wears a Castagna Of Milan body similar to the car shown by Isotta Fraschini at the Commodore Hotel in 1928. The radiator wears one of the coachbuilder's signature Art Deco radiator guards, and that is topped with a cobra hood ornament adopted by several American Isotta owners after one was first used by Rudolph Valentino. Other features typical of Castagna are the cut-glass running board lamps, German Silver landau arms, and multiple steps giving access to the rumble seat. The distinctive set of Grebel lights include a mother-of-pearl fender lamp depicting the badge of St. Christopher, the patron saint of travelers. The current owners acquired the car from the Craven Foundation in the early 1980s.

Of the 950 Tipo 8As built during a nine-year period, factory records indicate that at least 10 of this body style were produced - seven of which are known to exist. It was sold new by Isotta Motors of New York City, the U.S. distributor of Isotta Fraschini automobiles. With little more than 26,000 miles, it is an older cosmetic restoration that has been sympathetically attended to as needed.



No auction information available for this vehicle at this time.

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1929 sales)
1929 ISOTTA FRASCHINI TIPO 8A LANDAULETTE
Chassis#: 1390
Sold for USD$564,410
  2015 Bonhams : The Frederiksen Auction
 
1929 Isotta Fraschini 8A Convertible Sedan by Floyd-Derham
Chassis#: 1571
Sold for USD$473,000
  2013 RM Auctions - Amelia Island
1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A image  1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A image  
1929 ISOTTA FRASCHINI TIPO 8A SS CASTAGNA ROADSTER
Chassis#: 00000001482
Sold for USD$1,320,000
  2013 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Roadster14621SOTTAFRAS2021 Worldwide Auctioneers : The 14th Annual Auburn Auction   
1929 ISOTTA FRASCHINI TIPO 8A CABRIOLET Coachwork by Franay14022016 Bonhams : The Amelia Island Auction $600,000$700,000
1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Roadster14852009 Bonhams Automobiles d'Exception à Retromobile $425,000$475,000
1929 Isotta-Fraschini 8A Commodore Roadster Cabriolet14852004 Gooding & Company Pebble Beach Auction $450,000$550,000

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Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Vehicle Profiles
Phaeton
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Phaeton

Coachbuilder: Cesare Sala
Model Year: 1924
Tourer
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Tourer

Coachbuilder: LeBaron
Chassis Num: 489
Engine Num: 500
Model Year: 1924
Profile and Auction History
Cabriolet
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Cabriolet

Coachbuilder: Worblaufen
Chassis Num: 605
Engine Num: 604
Model Year: 1924
Profile

Landaulet
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Landaulet

Coachbuilder: Sala & Riva
Chassis Num: 655
Engine Num: 664
Model Year: 1924
Profile and Auction History
Boattail
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Boattail

Coachbuilder: Corsica
Chassis Num: 720
Model Year: 1925
Profile and Auction History
Sala Torpedo Phaeton Tourer
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Sala Torpedo Phaeton Tourer

Coachbuilder: Cesare Sala
Model Year: 1927
Profile

Coupe Chauffeur
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Coupe Chauffeur

Coachbuilder: Saoutchik
Model Year: 1927
Profile
Roadster
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Roadster

Coachbuilder: Fleetwood
Chassis Num: 1175
Engine Num: 1174
Model Year: 1927
Profile and Auction History
Dual Cowl Phaeton
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Dual Cowl Phaeton

Coachbuilder: LeBaron
Chassis Num: 1363
Engine Num: 1385
Model Year: 1927
Profile and Auction History

Sala Torpedo Phaeton Tourer
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Sala Torpedo Phaeton Tourer

Coachbuilder: Cesare Sala
Chassis Num: 839
Engine Num: 662
Model Year: 1927
Profile and Auction History
Imperial Landaulet
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Imperial Landaulet

Coachbuilder: Castagna
Model Year: 1928
Profile
Landaulet
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Landaulet

Coachbuilder: Castagna
Model Year: 1928
Profile

Convertible Coupe
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Convertible Coupe

Coachbuilder: LeBaron
Chassis Num: 1353
Model Year: 1928
Profile
Landaulet
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Landaulet

Coachbuilder: Castagna
Chassis Num: 1380
Engine Num: 1414
Model Year: 1928
Profile and Auction History
Commodore
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Commodore

Coachbuilder: Castagna
Chassis Num: 1549
Model Year: 1928
Profile

Commodore
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Commodore

Coachbuilder: Castagna
Engine Num: 1596
Model Year: 1929
Profile
Imperial Cabriolet
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Imperial Cabriolet

Coachbuilder: Castagna
Model Year: 1929
Profile
Coupe De Ville
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Coupe De Ville

Coachbuilder: Cesare Sala
Model Year: 1929
Profile

Cabriolet
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Cabriolet

Coachbuilder: Franay
Chassis Num: 1402
Engine Num: 1630
Model Year: 1929
Profile and Auction History
Roadster
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Roadster

Coachbuilder: Castagna
Chassis Num: 1482
Model Year: 1929
Profile
Convertible Sedan
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Convertible Sedan

Coachbuilder: Derham
Chassis Num: 1571
Engine Num: 1591
Model Year: 1929
Profile and Auction History

Transformable
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Transformable

Coachbuilder: Castagna
Chassis Num: 1587
Model Year: 1929
Profile
Limousine
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Limousine

Coachbuilder: Castagna
Chassis Num: 1592
Model Year: 1929
Profile
SS Convertible Sedan
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A SS Convertible Sedan

Coachbuilder: Castagna
Model Year: 1930
Profile

SS Convertible Sedan
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A SS Convertible Sedan

Coachbuilder: Castagna
Chassis Num: 1578
Engine Num: 1522
Model Year: 1930
Profile and Auction History
Boattail Cabriolet
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Boattail Cabriolet

Coachbuilder: Castagna
Chassis Num: 1581
Engine Num: 1599
Model Year: 1930
Profile and Auction History
Special Sports Torpedo
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Special Sports Torpedo

Coachbuilder: Castagna
Chassis Num: 1659
Model Year: 1930
Profile

Flying Star Roadster
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Flying Star Roadster

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: 687
Engine Num: 715
Model Year: 1930
Profile and Auction History
Cabriolet
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Cabriolet

Coachbuilder: Dansk Karosseri Fabrik
Model Year: 1931
Profile
Commodore
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Commodore

Coachbuilder: Castagna
Model Year: 1932
Profile

Dual Cowl Sports Phaeton
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Dual Cowl Sports Phaeton

Coachbuilder: Castagna
Chassis Num: 1664
Engine Num: 1664
Model Year: 1933
Profile and Auction History


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