1913 Overland Model 71 Tourer  Chassis no. 2731 Engine no. 2731
Lot 326
1913 Overland Model 71 Tourer
Chassis no. 2731 Engine no. 2731
£30,000 - 35,000
US$ 47,000 - 54,000

Lot Details
1913 Overland Model 71 Tourer  Chassis no. 2731 Engine no. 2731 1913 Overland Model 71 Tourer  Chassis no. 2731 Engine no. 2731 1913 Overland Model 71 Tourer  Chassis no. 2731 Engine no. 2731 1913 Overland Model 71 Tourer  Chassis no. 2731 Engine no. 2731 1913 Overland Model 71 Tourer  Chassis no. 2731 Engine no. 2731 1913 Overland Model 71 Tourer  Chassis no. 2731 Engine no. 2731 1913 Overland Model 71 Tourer  Chassis no. 2731 Engine no. 2731 1913 Overland Model 71 Tourer  Chassis no. 2731 Engine no. 2731 1913 Overland Model 71 Tourer  Chassis no. 2731 Engine no. 2731 1913 Overland Model 71 Tourer  Chassis no. 2731 Engine no. 2731
1913 Overland Model 71 Tourer
Chassis no. 2731
Engine no. 2731

Footnotes

  • Claude M Cox's original Overland car was developed in the early 1900s by the Standard Wheel Company, of Terre Haut, Indiana, and the fledgling firm had already changed hands once before John North Willys, a New York auto dealer and major Overland customer, arrived to rescue it from oblivion in 1907. Willys had ordered 500 Overlands and paid a deposit of $10,000. When the cars were not forthcoming he travelled to Indiana, only to find Overland on the point of closure. Willys secured credit, re-organised the company and by the summer of 1908 was in a position to build a new factory, a facility that was sorely needed, as Willys had been forced to carry out Overland assembly in a circus tent! Building four-cylinder cars only from 1910, the revitalised company went from strength to strength, production increasing steadily until by the start of WWI only Ford could claim a higher output. Sliding-gear transmissions had replaced the previous epicyclic type in 1909, co-incidentally the same year that Ford introduced the Model T that would use the latter form of transmission for the next 17 years! The 30.6hp Model 71 was one of two four-cylinder models introduced in the autumn of 1912, the other being the smaller and less expensive Model 69.

    This Model 71 four-seat tourer has right-hand drive, as did all Overlands built before 1915, and the three-speeds-plus-reverse gearbox. Believed to have once formed part of the celebrated Harrah Collection in the USA, the car is offered from a prominent European private collection where it has been maintained by the in-house mechanic. It is in running and driving condition but would benefit from further careful re-commissioning following a period of static display. The car is offered with Nevada Certificate of Title and C&E Form 386.
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