1900 De Dion Bouton

Quadricycle De Dion-Bouton Perfecta

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1900
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Grey
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

RM Auctions: Automobiles of London
October 27, 2010
ADMISSION:
Admission to this event requires the purchase of an official auction catalogue available for £50. The catalogue admits two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale to be granted entry.
AUCTION LOCATION
Battersea Evolution
Chelsea Bridge Entrance, Battersea Park
London, United Kingdom SW11 4NJ
AUCTION:
October 27, 2010
PREVIEW:
October 26, 2010
October 27, 2010
To be offered at auction WITHOUT RESERVE ,Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Chassis No.
13586
Estimate:
£30,000-£50,000
2¾ hp, 402 cc, single-cylinder De Dion engine with water-cooled cylinder head, Perfecta no. 2 frame, Bozier two-speed epicyclic transmission, cone-type clutch, transverse semi-elliptic front spring, and mechanical brake on rear axle. Wheelbase: 47.5"
- From the Estate of John M. O’Quinn
- Restored by Brian Joseph, formerly part of the John McMullen Collection
- London-to-Brighton eligible
Count Albert de Dion was born of French noble descent and p