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The DeSoto Airstream was introduced for the 1935 model year and featured a much more traditional design than its sibling, the Airflow, which was polarizing and not completely well-received by the public. As a result, the Airstream was by far the more popular model and was offered in coupe, sedan, or convertible body styles.

This S-1 Airstream Custom was believed by Mark Smith to be formerly the property of Pacific Auto Rental, the legendary Los Angeles-based film car rental company, and used in the filming of Miracle on 34th Street. The DeSoto still features the iconic yellow and checkerboard New York City Yellow Cab livery, an Ohmer fare register, and jump seats in the rear compartment. With a great deal of patina throughout, this Airstream has a lot of character and would be sure to attract ample attention once it is returned to the road.

*Please note that this Lot, like all vehicles in this Auction, has been in long-term static storage and may not be currently operational. It will require mechanical attention prior to any road use.

Gooding & Company presents and conducts the Estate of Mark Smith Auction under the authority of John J. Rendemonti, Executor of the Estate of Mark J. Smith, duly appointed by the Circuit Court of the State of New Hampshire, Probate Division, Case Number 312-2022-ET-00072. The Estate has compiled available title and/or registration paperwork for the Vehicles offered in the Auction and will provide such paperwork to the Buyer if it is available. However, as set forth more fully in the Conditions of Sale, neither the Estate nor Gooding makes any representation or warranty with respect to any existing certificate of title or registration with regard to any Lot in the Auction. Any Lot may be sold on a Bill of Sale. By participating in this Auction, all bidders and buyers recognize that Estate and Gooding have expressly disclaimed all such warranties concerning the availability or sufficiency of any title or registration documentation.

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