<b>C.1924 AUTO RED BUG </b><br />Chassis no.  5034

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Lot 103¤
C.1924 AUTO RED BUG
Chassis no. 5034

Sold for US$ 8,800 inc. premium
C.1924 AUTO RED BUG
Chassis no. 5034

The Red Bug was conceived as a simple low cost automobile. Powered either by Smith Motor Wheels or by electric propulsion. Their lightweight and simplicity made them quite popular. Notable customers even include "Le Patron" Ettore Bugatti.

This Auto Red Bug likely began life as an electric powered version but now sports a fairly early Briggs and Stratton engine. If one wishes to convert it back to electric the 12v Dodge starters they used are not to difficult to locate.

Fitted with tags from F.A.O. Schwartz in New York who was one of the major agents in addition to Abercrombie and Fitch. The Red bug is in nice original condition. Most original finishes are intact including the upholstery on the seats. This should easily clean up to be a very good example of these fun little cars.

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<b>C.1924 AUTO RED BUG </b><br />Chassis no.  5034
<b>C.1924 AUTO RED BUG </b><br />Chassis no.  5034
<b>C.1924 AUTO RED BUG </b><br />Chassis no.  5034
<b>C.1924 AUTO RED BUG </b><br />Chassis no.  5034
<b>C.1924 AUTO RED BUG </b><br />Chassis no.  5034
<b>C.1924 AUTO RED BUG </b><br />Chassis no.  5034
<b>C.1924 AUTO RED BUG </b><br />Chassis no.  5034
<b>C.1924 AUTO RED BUG </b><br />Chassis no.  5034
<b>C.1924 AUTO RED BUG </b><br />Chassis no.  5034
<b>C.1924 AUTO RED BUG </b><br />Chassis no.  5034
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