1928 Pierce-Arrow Model 81

Five-Passenger Sedan

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1928
  • Car type 
    Saloon
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Desert Sand
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

RM Auctions: Automobiles of Amelia Island
March 14, 2009
ADMISSION:
Admission to this sale requires the purchase of the offical auction catalog for $100. The catalog will admit two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale to be granted entry.
AUCTION LOCATION
The Ritz-Carlton
4750 Amelia Island Parkway
Amelia Island, Florida
32034
SALE DATES:
March 14, 2009
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
(viewing starts at 9:00 AM)
PREVIEW DATES:
March 13, 2009
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
March 14, 2009
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
OFFERED WITHOUT RESERVE
75hp, 288.5 cu. in. inline six-cylinder engine, three-speed manual transmission, solid front and rear axle suspension with parallel semi-elliptic leaf springs, and four-wheel vacuum-powered brakes. Wheelbase: 130"
From the beginning, excellent engineering and legendary quality made Pierce-Arrow a leader in the luxury car market, alongside Packard and Peerless. Nevertheless, during the 1920s, Pierce-Arrow faced great pressure from other manufacturers, which were beginning to