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Offline Mike Josephic CLC #3877

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RM Hershey Auction
« on: October 08, 2017, 12:18:15 AM »
I don't know how many of you watched this auction, I did and it was quite
interesting and exciting.

Cadillac and LaSalle had some notable achievements.  For example, there
was an excellent 1936 V-16 (restored) four door convertible that sold for
$715,000. Also, several nice LaSalles, several 1941 convertibles and coupes
all did well.

The star of the show was a 1933 Pierce Silver Arrow (only 3 exist) that sold
for 2.3 million Dollars.

You can google RM-Sotheby Auctions to see all of the results.

Spirited bidding demonstrated that the hobby is alive and well!

Mike
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Offline Steve Passmore

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Re: RM Hershey Auction
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2017, 02:00:03 AM »
They must have made a mistake with the year Mike as the Silver Arrow was made in 1933.  Not Cadillac related but there was one here in the UK. I remember following its restoration some 30 years ago. 
Steve

Offline Big Apple Caddy

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Re: RM Hershey Auction
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2017, 08:42:38 AM »
It was a '33 and the very first Silver Arrow produced.  It was used as the 1933 New York and Boston Auto Show display car.

Offline Mike Josephic CLC #3877

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Re: RM Hershey Auction
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2017, 12:01:13 PM »
You guys are, of course, correct.  The Silver Arrow was 1933.
My mistake when typing the post.  I corrected it.

Mike
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Offline Alan Harris CLC#1513

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Re: RM Hershey Auction
« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2017, 04:22:00 PM »
My wife and I saw the RM Hershey cars at the auction preview on Wednesday night. All of them were gorgeous. Seeing them all at once was almost like a shock to the system!

It was a pleasure to see an auction that had genuinely interesting cars and didn't consist 99% of red Camaros. Also, it was great to hear intelligent discussion for a change among the spectators rather than the usual cruise night B>S>

Offline Chuck Swanson

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Re: RM Hershey Auction
« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2017, 11:57:13 PM »
Yes, my son and I saw as we were there...in the 5th row or so.  Great auction!  Should have bought the '29 Caddy!  Chuck
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Re: RM Hershey Auction
« Reply #6 on: October 11, 2017, 01:20:52 PM »
Did any of the participants see the orange-and-silver 1930-31 V-16 convertible coupe (Fleetwood style #4335) that apparently was sold at Hershey?

This car was formerly owned by the President of the (short-lived) "International affiliate" for Spain. He put an end to the Spanish club's association with the CLC because of a "severe" disagreement over "my" description of his car in the "Cadillac Database" survivors' roster of sixteen-cylinder Cadillacs; I was in charge of the roster at the time.

I sincerely hope the new (US-based) owner of that V-16 will join the club and enjoy the warm friendship of like-minded Cadillac enthusiasts from all over the world.
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Offline Mike Josephic CLC #3877

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Re: RM Hershey Auction
« Reply #7 on: October 11, 2017, 05:29:53 PM »
Yann:

I checked RM's "sold" list -- I didn't find that car listed as having been sold at
Hershey.  It's also not listed in the catalogue.

Mike
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Offline Jeff Hansen

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Re: RM Hershey Auction
« Reply #8 on: October 11, 2017, 08:07:35 PM »
This car was for sale in the flea market in the Red Field.  I would guess it sold there.

Sorry for the poor quality photo.

Jeff
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