1911 Locomobile Model 48
In 1911 Locomobile released the Model 48 and continued production for 18 years.
Auction Sales History
1925 Locomobile Model 48 Sportif 19131 – sold for $165,000 Formerly in the Richard C. Paine, Jr. Collection. One of the most exclusive and expensive cars of its day. Highly advanced technical specification. Recently sorted and serviced. Largely original example of one of America’s finest motorcars. Auction Source: 2013 Quail Lodge Auction by Bonhams
1920 Locomobile 48 Sportif 17212 – sold for $176,000 Known History Dating to 1940 with D. Cameron Peck. Owned for Nearly 60 Years by Lindley Bothwell and Family Superior-Quality Materials, Mechanicals, and Build Quality. Used as Charlie Chaplin’s Car in the 1992 Robert Downey Jr. Film Chaplin. Auction Source: Gooding & Company’s 10th Anniversary 2013 Pebble Beach Auction
1923 Locomobile Model 48 Series VIII Sportif – sold for $176,000. The car has under 25,000 actual miles. The only major parts replaced since new are the clutch and the tires. The wheels have been refinished in black, their original color. The Locomobile wears the same paint, black leather upholstery, and tan cloth top with which it first rolled up the driveway at Spruce Hill Farm in 1923, all worn by age, not use, being intact and in altogether incredible condition given that they were applied when Warren Harding was in the White House. Auction Source: 2013 Amelia Island by Rm Auctions
1923 Locomobile Model 48 Sportif 18317 – sold for $192,500 Just Four Owners from New. Single Family Ownership for 72 Years. Known History from New. A Well Documented and Highly Regarded Sportif. A Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Class Award Winner. Ideal for Nickel Era Tours and Events. A CCCA Full Classic. Perhaps the Finest Original Example Extant. Auction Source: 2012 Pebble Beach Auctions by Gooding & Company