1948 Tucker Convertible
In 2009 a experimental Tucker Convertible was completed on an chassis 1057 by Benchmark Classics in Madison, Wisconsin. During construction several pieces such as the rear deck had to fabricated. The chassis was located in the area and was then finished into the one-and-only Tucker Convertible with many new components and painted in Waltz Blue.
The build and restoration has caused a riff in the community. An affidavit by Al Prueitt said “In early 1966, I saw the rolling chassis and many sheet metal parts for the Tucker convertible. I also saw that the convertible was stamped #57 and its frame was reinforced at that time. I have also recently seen and inspected the Tucker Convertible and have verified its authenticity.” On the contrary,
After several attempts to sell the car on Ebay, it was offered at the Russo & Steele Arizona auction with only 2 miles from new. Despite being damaged by a major tent failure during the auction, it was still driven over the block.
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