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1937 Lincoln Zephyr

Chassis number : HB7202212

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Sold for $66,000 at 2008 Vintage Motor Cars of Meadow Brook.
The 'teardrop' styling theme of this Art Deco car is repeated in the front and rear lights, the fender skirts, and in the grill emblem. The style along with the V12 engine made the Zephyr one of the first successful 'streamlined' cars and one of Lincoln's best selling cars.

The interior followed the same elegant and stylish persona as the exterior, with a centered console with symmetrical driver's side and passenger side glove compartments and ashtray.

The Zephyr was Ford's first vehicle to feature unibody construction and was designed as a stressed structure. This meant it was lighter than but just as strong as conventional body on frame construction.

The V12 engine was based on Ford's proven flathead V8 and was a significant departure from the overhead valve V12s of Packard and Cadillac.

This example has been restored by its current owner within the last twenty years. It is factory correct throughout.

In 2008 this 1937 Lincoln Zephyr Coupe was brought to RM Auctions 'Vintage Motor Cars of Meadow Brook' where it was estimated to sell for $50,000-$70,000. The lot was sold for $66,000 including buyer's premium.


By Daniel Vaughan | Sep 2008

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2008 Vintage Motor Cars of Meadow Brook

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $50,000-USD $70,000 
Sale Price :
USD $66,000

1937 Lincoln Zephyr Auction Sales

Recent Sales of the Lincoln Zephyr

(Data based on Model Year 1937 sales)
1937 LINCOLN ZEPHYR 3-WINDOW CUSTOM COUPE WONDER KANDY
Chassis#: H30748
Sold for USD$88,000
  2022 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale, Arizona
 
1937 Lincoln-Zephyr Coupe
Chassis#: K 6205
Sold for USD$64,400
  2021 RM Sothebys : Amelia Island Auction
1937 Lincoln Zephyr image  1937 Lincoln Zephyr image  
1937 Lincoln Zephyr Coupe Sedan
Sold for USD$41,800
  2019 Mecum : Kissimmee
 
1937 Lincoln Zephyr Coupe
Sold for USD$71,930
  2018 Bonhams : Den Hartogh Sale
 
1937 LINCOLN ZEPHYR TYPE 730 SEDAN
Chassis#: H19555
Sold for USD$22,645
  2018 Bonhams : Den Hartogh Sale
 
1937 Lincoln Zephyr Coupe
Chassis#: H36514
Sold for USD$85,800
  2017 Worldwide Auctioneers: Texas Classic Auction
 
1937 Lincoln Zephyr
Sold for USD$25,000
  2017 Mecum : Kissimmee
 
1937 Lincoln-Zephyr Coupe
Chassis#: H 22236
Sold for USD$187,000
  2016 RM Sotheby's : Hershey
 
1937 Lincoln Zephyr V-12 Limousine
Sold for USD$29,150
  2013 Auctions America - Auburn Spring
 
1937 Lincoln-Zephyr Custom Coupe
Chassis#: H50501
Sold for USD$71,500
  2012 RM Auctions - The John Staluppi Collection
 
1937 Lincoln Zephyr
Sold for USD$23,500
  2012 Mecum Auctions - St. Paul, MN Auction
 
1937 Lincoln Zephyr 4-Door Sedan 267 CI, 3-Speed
Sold for USD$35,000
  2012 Mecum's 25th Original Spring Classic - Indianapolis
 
1937 Lincoln Zephyr Sedan
Sold for USD$16,500
  2012 Leake - San Antonio
 
1937 Lincoln Zephyr Custom Roadster
Chassis#: H20596
Sold for USD$69,300
  2011 Barrett Jackson-Las Vegas
 
1937 LINCOLN ZEPHYR
Sold for USD$67,500
  2010 Hollywood Car Auction - Palm Beach
 
1937 Lincoln Zephyr Sedan
Sold for USD$30,250
  2010 Auctions America : Auburn Collector Car Auction
 
1937 Lincoln Zephyr Sedan
Chassis#: H19724
Sold for USD$24,750
  2010 RM Auctions - Vintage Motor Cars of Meadow Brook
1937 Lincoln Zephyr image  1937 Lincoln Zephyr image  
1937 Lincoln Zephyr
Sold for USD$62,700
  2008 Vintage Motor Cars of Hershey by RM Auctions
1937 Lincoln Zephyr image  1937 Lincoln Zephyr image  
1937 Lincoln Zephyr
Sold for USD$66,000
  2008 Vintage Motor Cars of Meadow Brook
1937 Lincoln Zephyr image  1937 Lincoln Zephyr image  
1937 Lincoln Zephyr Sedan
Chassis#: H1972
Sold for USD$45,100
  2008 RM Auctions - The Astor Collection
 

Lincoln Zephyrs That Failed To Sell At Auction

1937 Lincoln Zephyr's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1937 Lincoln Zephyr 5.0L, Automatic 2013 Mecum Dan Mecum's 26th Spring Classic$45,000  
1937 Lincoln Zephyr 2013 Mecum : Indianapolis$45,000  
1937 Lincoln Zephyr Street Rod 4.6L, Automatic 2013 Mecum Houston, Tx   
1937 LINCOLN ZEPHYR 4 DOOR 2011 Auctions America Auburn Fall Auction$6,500$18,000$22,000
1937 Lincoln Zephyr Hot RodH505012010 Worldwide Auctions The Auburn Auction   
1937 LINCOLN ZEPHYRH307482010 Silver Auction Hot August Nights$135,000  

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