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1948 Tucker 48

Chassis number : 1049

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Sold for $1,518,720 (€1,344,000) at 2016 RM Sotheby's : Monaco.
This Tucker 48 is one of the final Tuckers assembled at the Chicago factory before the company's liquidation auction in 1950. It was the last example to be assembled there with the original engine. The car was exhibited in 'The Fabulous Tuckers' exhibition between 1952 and 1964 and in 'Automobilorama' between 1967 and 1978. The car was restored in 2007 before it crossed the Atlantic and became the only Tucker to ever reside in the U.K., where it stayed for nearly 10 years before returning to the United States.

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2016 RM Sotheby's : Monaco

Pre-Auction Estimates :
€1,350,000-€1,850,000 
Sale Price :
USD $1,518,720 (€1,344,000.00)

1948 Tucker 48 Auction Sales

Recent Sales of the Tucker 48

(Data based on Model Year 1948 sales)
1948 Tucker 48
Chassis#: 1034
Sold for USD$2,040,000
  2020 Gooding & Company : Scottsdale Arizona
1948 Tucker 48 image  1948 Tucker 48 image  
1948 TUCKER MODEL 48 SEDAN
Chassis#: 1052
Sold for USD$990,000
  2019 Worldwide Auctioneers : The Auburn Auction
1948 Tucker 48 image  1948 Tucker 48 image  
1948 Tucker 48
Chassis#: 1028
Sold for USD$1,985,000
  2019 Bonhams : Tupelo Auction
 
1948 Tucker 48
Chassis#: 1040
Sold for USD$1,600,000
  2019 RM Sothebys : Scottsdale Arizona
 
1948 Tucker 48
Chassis#: 1046
Sold for USD$1,820,000
  2018 RM Sothebys : Monterey
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1948 Tucker 48
Chassis#: 1029
Sold for USD$1,792,500
  2018 RM Sothebys : Scottsdale, Az.
 
1948 Tucker 48
Chassis#: 1044
Sold for USD$1,347,500
  2017 RM Sotheby's : Arizona Auction
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1948 Tucker 48
Chassis#: 1049
Sold for USD$1,518,720
  2016 RM Sotheby's : Monaco
1948 Tucker 48 image  1948 Tucker 48 image  
1948 Tucker 48
Chassis#: 1003
Sold for USD$2,035,000
  2014 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach Concours
1948 Tucker 48 image  1948 Tucker 48 image  
1948 Tucker 48
Chassis#: 1036
Sold for USD$1,567,500
  2014 RM Auctions at Monterey
1948 Tucker 48 image  1948 Tucker 48 image  
1948 Tucker 48
Chassis#: 1034
Sold for USD$1,320,000
  2012 Gooding & Company, Amelia Island, Fl
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1948 TUCKER TORPEDO
Chassis#: 33550
Sold for USD$2,915,000
  2012 Barrett-Jackson at Scottsdale, Arizona
 
1948 Tucker 48
Chassis#: 1010
Sold for USD$797,500
  2011 The Scottsdale Auction - Gooding & Company
 
1948 Tucker 48 4Dr Sedan
Chassis#: 1045
Sold for USD$1,127,500
  2010 RM Auctions - Sports & Classics of Monterey
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1948 Tucker Sedan
Chassis#: 1038
Sold for USD$1,017,500
  2008 Sports & Classics of Monterey by RM Auctions
1948 Tucker 48 image  1948 Tucker 48 image  
1948 Tucker Torpedo
Sold for USD$577,500
  2006 Monterey Sports & Classic Car Auction
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1948 Tucker Model 48
Chassis#: 1029
Sold for USD$461,500
  2005 Bonhams - Collectors' Motor Cars, Motorcycles & Automobilia
 
1948 Tucker 48
Sold for USD$495,000
  2004 Vintage Motor Cars in Arizona
 
1948 Tucker 48 (Project Car)
Sold for USD$31,350
  2002 Michigan Fall Classic Car Auction - The Kughn Collection
 
1948 TUCKER REPRODUCTION SEDAN
Sold for USD$125,000
  2002 Kruse Auction - Auburn, IN
 

Tucker 48s That Failed To Sell At Auction

1948 Tucker 48's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1948 Tucker 48 2016 Auctions America : Fort Lauderdale$850,000  
1948 Tucker 4810032013 RM Auctions Amelia Island$1,475,000$1,500,000$1,900,000
1948 Tucker 48 2003 Vintage Motor Cars at Amelia Island$220,000  
1947 TUCKER TORPEDO FOUR DOOR SEDAN 2002 Kruse Auction Las Vegas, NV   

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1948 Tucker 48 vehicle thumbnail image  1948 Tucker 48 vehicle thumbnail image  
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1948 Tucker 48 vehicle thumbnail image  1948 Tucker 48 vehicle thumbnail image  
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1948 Tucker 48 vehicle thumbnail image  1948 Tucker 48 vehicle thumbnail image  
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1948 Tucker 48 Profiles

1948 Tucker 48 vehicle information
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Designer: Alex Tremulis
Chassis #: 1034
Engine #: 33541
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Designer: Alex Tremulis
Chassis #: 1015
1948 Tucker 48 vehicle information
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Designer: Alex Tremulis
Chassis #: 1036
1948 Tucker 48 vehicle information
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Designer: Alex Tremulis
Chassis #: 1003
Engine #: 4
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Designer: Alex Tremulis
Chassis #: 1052
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Chassis #: 1022
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Chassis #: 1026
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Designer: Alex Tremulis
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Designer: Alex Tremulis
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1948 Tucker 48 vehicle information
Sedan
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Chassis #: 1043
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Designer: Alex Tremulis
Chassis #: 1009
1948 Tucker 48 vehicle information
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Chassis #: 1014
1948 Tucker 48 vehicle information
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Designer: Alex Tremulis
Chassis #: 1016
1948 Tucker 48 vehicle information
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Designer: Alex Tremulis
Chassis #: 1030
1948 Tucker 48 vehicle information
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Designer: Alex Tremulis
Chassis #: 1031
1948 Tucker 48 vehicle information
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Designer: Alex Tremulis
Chassis #: 1044
1948 Tucker 48 vehicle information
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Designer: Alex Tremulis
Chassis #: 1049
1948 Tucker 48 vehicle information
Sedan
Designer: Alex Tremulis
Chassis #: 1046
Engine #: 335-55
1948 Tucker 48 vehicle information
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Designer: Alex Tremulis
Chassis #: 25