1950 Talbot-Lago T-26 Record Cabriolet / 101001 Vehicle Information

1950 Talbot-Lago T-26 Record photograph

1950 Talbot-Lago T-26 Record photograph

1950 Talbot-Lago T-26 Record1950 Talbot-Lago T-26 Record
Cabriolet
Coachwork: Van Antem
Chassis #: 101001
In 1934 a gentleman named Joseph Figoni would work with Anthony Lago to design a line of prestigious bodies for Talbot-Lago. The postwar Record model was the final evolution of these beautiful designs, tastefully updated by noted designer Carlo Delaisse. The Record chassis was also available to the trade. Featuring fully independent suspension and coil springs, it offered superb handling.

In October 1946, Talbot-Lago had a small display located behind Peugeot at the annual Paris Salon. The brand new Model T-46 was shown for the very first time. Offered in four body styles including a convertible, it was a show stopper.

This prime example, chassis number 101001, is the actual car that was featured at the 1949 Paris Auto Salon. It features the rare and desirable coachbuilt T26 Cabriolet body by Antem.

Powered by a smooth and powerful 4,482 cubic centimeter inline six-cylinder engine, it has twin Zenith-Stromberg carburetors. Backed by a trademark pre-selector Wilson gearbox, it is a pure joy to drive, especially compared to the long throw and slow shifting gearboxes that were common at the time.

The beautiful engine features polished Art Deco valve covers that work in unison with the sleek styling of the body. The semi pontoon fenders made a bold statement and blend smoothly with the Ventiport inspired air vents.

The overall effect of these Antem bodies offers exceptionally smooth and timeless styling.


2017 RM Sothebys : London

Pre-Auction Estimates :
£200,000-£300,000 
Lot was not sold

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1950 sales)
1950 Talbot-Lago T26 Record Three Position Cabriolet
Chassis#: 101058
Sold for USD$196,000
  2019 Bonhams : Tupelo Auction
 
1950 Talbot Lago Record Grand Sport cabriolet Graber
Chassis#: 102028
Sold for USD$226,911
  2016 Rétromobile 2016 by Artcurial Motorcars
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1950 Talbot-Lago T-26 Record's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1950 Talbot-Lago T26 Record Cabriolet by Antem1010012017 RM Sothebys : London $200,000$300,000
1950 Talbot-Lago T26 Record Cabriolet100 0082009 Bonhams Automobiles d'Exception à Retromobile $130,000$180,000
1950 Talbot-Lago T-26 Record Coupe 2006 Gooding & Company Pebble Beach Auction $120,000$150,000
1950 Talbot-Lago T26 Record Coupe 2004 Vintage Motor Cars in Arizona$72,000$100,000$125,000

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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Talbot-Lago T-261948 Record Sport Coupe de Ville
Coachbuilder: Saoutchik
Chassis Num: 100238
Engine Num: 26347
Chassis information for the Talbot-Lago T-261948 Cabriolet d'Usine
Chassis Num: 100449
Engine Num: 26438
Chassis information for the Talbot-Lago T-261948 Grand Sport Fastback Coupe
Coachbuilder: Figoni
Chassis Num: 110103
Chassis information for the Talbot-Lago T-261948 Grand Sport Coupe
Coachbuilder: Contamin
Chassis Num: 110105
Chassis information for the Talbot-Lago T-261948 Grand Sport Coupe
Coachbuilder: Oblin
Chassis Num: 110106
Engine Num: 103
Chassis information for the Talbot-Lago T-261948 Grand Sport Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Saoutchik
Chassis Num: 110110
Engine Num: 108
Chassis information for the Talbot-Lago T-261948 Grand Sport Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Franay
Chassis Num: 110121
Chassis information for the Talbot-Lago T-26 Record1949 Drophead Coupe
Coachbuilder: Dubos
Chassis Num: 101003
Engine Num: 26458
Chassis information for the Talbot-Lago T-26 Record1950 Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Van Antem
Chassis Num: 101001
Chassis information for the Talbot-Lago T-26 Record1950 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Henri Chapron
Chassis Num: 102018
Engine Num: 6893
Chassis information for the Talbot-Lago T-26 Grand Sport1954 Coupe
Chassis Num: 111006
Chassis information for the Talbot-Lago T-26 Grand Sport1954 Coupe
Chassis Num: 111012
Chassis information for the Talbot-Lago T-26 Grand Sport1955 Coupe
Chassis Num: 302


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