1909 Thomas Model L 6-40

Flyabout

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1909
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

RM Auctions: Automobiles of Arizona
January 16, 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
Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa
24th Street & Missouri
Phoenix, Arizona
85016 USA
SALE DATES:
January 16, 2009
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
(viewing starts at 9:00 AM)
PREVIEW DATES:
January 15, 2009
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
January 16, 2009
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Estimate:
$600,000-$800,000 US
40hp, 267 cu. in. L-head inline six-cylinder engine, three-speed manual transmission, live axle suspension with front semi-elliptical leaf springs and rear three-quarter elliptical leaf springs, rear-wheel contracting and expanding mechanical drum brakes. Wheelbase 122"
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