Mar. 19th 2012 – Auto of the day – Auto #3

1930 ISOTTA FRASCHINI  TIPO CABRIOLET
Lot Number: 5006
 
Auction: SCOTTSDALE 2012
Status: SOLD
Sale Type: RESERVE
Price: *$1,100,000.00
Year: 1930
Make: ISOTTA FRASCHINI
Model:  
Style: TIPO CABRIOLET
VIN: 1540
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Summary: 13,350 original miles. Tipo 8A with coachwork by Castagna of Milan, Italy. This model was first shown at the Hotel Commodore in New York in 1930, and was so popular that ten others, nicknamed “Commodore,” were built. From the Blackhawk Collection.
Details: 13,350 original miles. This beautiful Isotta Fraschini is a Tipo 8A with wonderful coachwork by Castagna of Milan, Italy. This model was first shown at the prestigious Hotel Commodore in New York in 1930, and was so popular that ten others, nicknamed “Commodore,” were built. The Tipo 8A chassis possessed power, speed and refined engineering. It was coupled with the astonishing coachwork by Castagna allowing it to be sought after by those with discreet taste and wealth. Only a few are known to exist today. Complete American ownership since sold new in 1930. Documented. From the Blackhawk Collection. **TITLE IN TRANSIT**

 

SOLD by Barret – Jackson 20/1/12 for US$1.1 mil.

Value: $300,000 – 1.0 mil.

Comment: A great Isotta, tastefully done. Worth the money

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