1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M Sportsman Torpedo Touring / 5273 Chassis Information

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1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M photograph

1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M photograph

1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M photograph

1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M photograph

1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M photograph

1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M photograph

1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M photograph

1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M photograph

1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M photograph

1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M photograph

1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M photograph

1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M photograph

1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M photograph

1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M photograph

1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M photograph

1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M photograph

1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M photograph

1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M photograph

1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M photograph

1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M photograph

1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M photograph

1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M photograph

1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M photograph

1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M photograph

1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M photograph

1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M photograph

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Sportsman Torpedo Touring
Chassis #: 5273
Engine #: 5257
Sold for $660,000 at 2007 Vintage Motor Cars at Hershey.
Sold for $247,500 at 2019 RM Sothebys : Hershey.
This vehicle is a 1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M Sportsman Torpedo Touring car and was treated to an extensive restoration which began in 1997. It took two years for the professional restoration to be completed. Locomobile's offered their vehicles in a choice of colors. This example is finished in burnt orange with deep maroon fenders and chassis. The interior is finished in maroon leather and has a black cloth roof.

Factory options include a Jones speedometer and clock, and an Amp meter with white faces and brass bezels. There is a Klaxon horn, optional shock absorbers, an electric start mechanism, and dual taillights.

Between 1911 an 1912, it is believed that only 11 examples of the Locomobile 6-48 models have survived.

This car was offered for sale at the Vintage Motor Cars sale at Hershey, PA presented by RM Auctions. It was estimated to sell for $400,000 - $600,000. It was offered without reserve and sold for a high bid of $660,000 including buyer's premium.


By Daniel Vaughan | May 2019


2019 RM Sothebys : Hershey

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$400,000-$600,000 
Sale Price :
$247,500

2007 Vintage Motor Cars at Hershey

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$400,000-$600,000 
Sale Price :
$660,000

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1912 sales)
1912 Locomobile Model 48 'M' Five-Passenger Torpedo
Chassis#: 5273
Sold for $247,500
  2019 RM Sothebys : Hershey
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1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M image  1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M image  
1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M
Sold for $660,000
  2007 Vintage Motor Cars at Hershey
1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M image  1912 Locomobile 6-48 Model M image  

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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Locomobile 6-48 Model M1912 Sportsman Torpedo Touring
Chassis Num: 5273
Engine Num: 5257
Chassis information for the Locomobile Model M 481913 Baby Tonneau
Chassis Num: 6410
Engine Num: 6410
Chassis information for the Locomobile Model 481914 Touring
Chassis Num: 7461
Chassis information for the Locomobile Model 481916 3-Passenger Sedan
Coachbuilder: Locke
Chassis information for the Locomobile Model 481917 Chauffeur Coupe
Coachbuilder: Healey & Co
Chassis information for the Locomobile Model 481917 Gunboat Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Healey & Co
Chassis information for the Locomobile Model 481917 Type M Series 7 Tourer
Coachbuilder: Farnham-Nelson
Chassis Num: 13058
Chassis information for the Locomobile Type 48 Series 51919 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Merrimac
Chassis information for the Locomobile Type 48 Series 51919 Sportif
Chassis Num: 11873
Chassis information for the Locomobile Model 481920 Landaulet
Chassis Num: 17191
Engine Num: 12474
Chassis information for the Locomobile Model 481920 Sedan
Chassis Num: 17212
Engine Num: 12490
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