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1913 Simplex Model 38

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Produced by the Simplex Automobile Company of New York City, New York, the Simplex was among the most expensive, most powerful, largest, and well built luxury cars of the early twentieth century.

This Simplex was purchased new by R.R. Colgate Sharon of Connecticut for a total cost of $4,485. The automobile sports low four passenger custom Toy Tonneau Coachwork, by Holbrook of New York City, New York.

The engine is an enormously powerful 485.3 cubic-inch 'T' head 4-cylinder unit developing 75 bhp.

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No auction information available for this vehicle at this time.

Recent Sales of the Simplex Model 38

(Data based on Model Year 1913 sales)
1913 Simplex Model 38 Touring Car Pickup Conversion
Chassis#: 1051
Sold for USD$145,600
  2022 Bonhams : The Quail Auction
 
1913 Simplex 38 HP Five-Passenger Touring by Holbrook
Chassis#: 1326
Sold for USD$214,500
  2012 RM Auctions - Hershey, PA
 

Simplex Model 38s That Failed To Sell At Auction

1913 Simplex Model 38's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
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1913 Simplex Model 38 Profiles

1913 Simplex Model 38 vehicle information
Toy Tonneau
Coachwork: Holbrook
1913 Simplex Model 38 vehicle information
Torpedo Phaeton
Coachwork: Holbrook