<b>1923 Pierce-Arrow Model 33 7-Passenger Sedan</b><br />  Chassis no. 337585<br /> Engine no. 337-597
Lot 6
1923 Pierce-Arrow Model 33 7-Passenger Sedan
Sold for US$ 107,800 inc. premium

Lot Details
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1923 Pierce-Arrow Model 33 7-Passenger Sedan
Chassis no. 337585
Engine no. 337-597

415 CI T-Head 6-Cylinder Engine
70bhp
T-head Inline 6-Cylinder Engine
3-Speed Manual Transmission
Live Axle Suspension
Rear Wheel Mechanical Drum Brakes

*Beautifully restored example
*Striking color combination
*Well equipped with many period amenities
*Full CCCA classic


THE PIERCE-ARROW MODEL 33

Pierce-Arrow's progress from its first deDion-engined Pierce Motorettes through the Great Arrow, its record of success in five consecutive Glidden Tours, and the esteem in which the marque has been held by for over a century is well established. But in the early Twenties a postwar recession hit America's economy hard. Even Pierce-Arrow was not immune to its effects.

In response, in 1922 Pierce-Arrow adopted a single model policy. It was powered by a mighty 415 cubic inch T-head six with a single piece cylinder block and detachable head, a more robust crankcase, dry-plate clutch and new 3-speed transmission.

THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

The 1923 Pierce-Arrow Model 33 offered here is the embodiment of Pierce-Arrow style, elegance and quality. The enclosed coachwork stands tall. The seven-passenger tonneau has black leather for the chauffeur. The rear compartment is lavishly trimmed in striped beige broadcloth and appointed with jump seats, a folding footrest, smoker's kit and vanity compartments, fine wood moldings, bud vases and pulldown shades on all five windows, all of which would have been specified in some detail by the first owner.

On the other hand, the integrated fender mounted headlights characteristic of Pierce-Arrows were not chosen, instead being the conventional drum style. The owner eschewed the Pierce-Arrow "archer" mascot in favor of a MotoMeter style radiator cap. The vehicle taken as a whole implies a highly conservative, traditional first owner more concerned with quality, elegance and opulence than in the latest fashion.

It has been beautifully restored with a light grey body, black fenders. Turn signals have been added for safer driving. The engine compartment is similarly well turned out, as is the undercarriage which rides on body color wood spoke wheels and whitewall tires.

The Model 33 returned Pierce-Arrow to preeminence among American manufacturers and reversed the company's seven-figure losses into substantial profits in one of the most dramatic turnarounds in the history of the American automobile.

Whether on the road or on the show field it is a source of pride.
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