Result list 4 April 2020

The results of our April 4 sale is now online. Unsold items can be obtained in our aftersale until May 3 (first come, first served). .

Lotnumber: 1636
NEW YORK. 100 Shares. red, black. No 6743. The Ideal Motor Car Co. was the name of the firm which made the first Stutz racing cars, in 1911, at its Indianapolis factory, but changed to this name in 1913. The most famous Stutz car, produced from 1914 was the Bearcat, perhaps the bestknown of all early American sports cars. It had a low-slung chassis, a large and powerful engine and no unnecessary extras. Although expensive, it sold well, and made the company's name. A range of smaller, cheaper cars was offered. 1926 saw a change of management, and a new style, of advanced European-style design was introduced. Accidents and lack of racing success led to falling sales in the late 1920s; a range of inexpensive, unsophisticated models, called Black Hawks, was introduced, but, although new upmarket models appeared also, the company could not survive the depression. Car production ended in 1935, but a small van appeared until 1938. Vignette of two heroic ladies, and company logo. Pinholes and folds, but uncancelled. Rare piece, representing one of the most interesting of all early American automobile companies.
Themes: AUTOS
Date: 8 April 1937
Quality: VF
Startprice: € 300