<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277

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Lot 108
1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster
Coachwork by LeBaron

Sold for US$ 66,000 inc. premium
1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster
Coachwork by LeBaron

Chassis no. 64277

385ci L-Head V-8 Engine
Single 2-Barrel Carburetor
90bhp at 2,800rpm
3-Speed Manual Transmission
Leaf Spring Suspension
4-Wheel Mechanical Drum Brakes

*Rare and elegant LeBaron Convertible Roadster
*Lovely older restoration in elegant color-scheme
*CCCA Full Classic
*Accompanied by Lincoln Automobile Record


THE LINCOLN MOTOR COMPANY

The Lincoln Motor Company had been founded in 1917 by the great engineer Henry M. Leland and his son Wilfred. After the Great War, Leland's first Lincoln was superbly engineered and built. Introduced in 1921, it was powered by a 358ci L-head, 60°, V-8 engine. Post-WWI recession and an erroneous 4.5 million-dollar tax bill spelled the end of Lincoln, and it was bought out of receivership in 1922 by none other than Henry Ford to balance the success of the bare bones Model T with the best-engineered and best-built luxury automobile in America. Ford put his son Edsel, who had an innate sense of style, grace, balance and proportion, in charge of Lincoln and the automobiles soon began to reflect Edsel's vision.

THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

This elegant 1930 Lincoln Model L is one of just 100 produced wearing this sporty LeBaron Convertible Roadster body style, denoted as the Model 185. Priced at an exorbitant $6,900 when new, the Model 185 Lincoln boasts refined, sweeping curves, a hidden rumble seat, dual side-mounted spare wheels, a classic upright windshield and, crucially, a Convertible top that folds neatly behind the two-seat cockpit, offering disappearing top Roadster-like good looks with Convertible practicality.

According to the Lincoln Automobile Record written by The Henry Ford museum, car number 64277 was assembled new on June 10th of 1930 with production number 64536 and crankcase number 71. The body was the style number 185, with body number 15-94, and was finished in black with trim 2446. Today, the athletic body is painted in two-tone grey and black, with contrasting brown interior. The well-performed older restoration of this Roadster makes it a lovely example of America's Pre-war styling prowess and creativity.
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<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
<B>1930 Lincoln Model L Convertible Roadster </B><br /> Chassis no. 64277
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