<b>1927 Citro&#235;n Model C4 Berline 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 904248

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Lot 170
Motorcars from the Collection of Gerhard Schnuerer
1927 Citroën Model C4 Berline 4-Door Sedan

Sold for US$ 11,200 inc. premium
Motorcars from the Collection of Gerhard Schnuerer
1927 Citroën Model C4 Berline 4-Door Sedan
Chassis no. 904248

1,600cc Side Valve Inline 4-Cylinder Motor
Singe Carburetor
30bhp
3-Speed Manual Transmission
Semi-Elliptical Leaf Sprung Suspension
4-Wheel Drum Brakes

*An rarity on American Roads
*Well documented restoration
*Imported from Germany in 2007
*A lovely French alternative to the more common American Sedans


THE CITROËN C4

Prior to the introduction of the revolutionary Traction Avant in 1934 that established it as one of the most innovative of automobile manufacturers, Citroën had produced a succession of conventional, reliable cars both at its Paris base and, from 1926, at Slough in England. Announced in September 1928, the C4 was an all-new four-cylinder model rated at 13/30hp and destined to replace the hugely successful 12/24hp model alongside which it was originally built. It was conventional in all respects with a sturdy, side-valve engine, driving through a three-speed gearbox, semi-elliptic suspension all round and was offered in saloon or tourer form. Citroën build quality was undoubted, benefiting from the most sophisticated mass production techniques, and once their normal duties had expired many cars found themselves pressed into service as utility vehicles on French farms/small-holdings.

THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

Certainly more rare than your typical Chevy or Ford from the era, this Citroën C4 is most certainly an uncommon sight on American Roads. Unsurprisingly this French auto spent the better part of its life in Europe. Prior to the vehicle's arrival to the United States in 2007, a full frame off restoration was conducted. Photos on file clearly show the body being stripped down and separated from the chassis in order for both to receive a full refurbishing. With the work having been completed over a decade ago, the Citroën has remained in largely good condition. Its delightful two-tone green and white has been well preserved over the years and lacks any major flaws. The body shows equally well with proper fitment of the panels and stands as a testament to Citroën's build quality of the era. Inside, what appears to be the original instrumentation rightfully shows some age, with the plush brown velvet seating providing both comfort and style to its occupants.

An rarity here in the states, you will likely find it difficult to run across another C4 on the road. Simple to operate and maintain, this French creation will make for a unique alternative to the more common American offerings of the same era.

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<b>1927 Citro&#235;n Model C4 Berline 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 904248
<b>1927 Citro&#235;n Model C4 Berline 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 904248
<b>1927 Citro&#235;n Model C4 Berline 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 904248
<b>1927 Citro&#235;n Model C4 Berline 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 904248
<b>1927 Citro&#235;n Model C4 Berline 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 904248
<b>1927 Citro&#235;n Model C4 Berline 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 904248
<b>1927 Citro&#235;n Model C4 Berline 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 904248
<b>1927 Citro&#235;n Model C4 Berline 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 904248
<b>1927 Citro&#235;n Model C4 Berline 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 904248
<b>1927 Citro&#235;n Model C4 Berline 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 904248
<b>1927 Citro&#235;n Model C4 Berline 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 904248
<b>1927 Citro&#235;n Model C4 Berline 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 904248
<b>1927 Citro&#235;n Model C4 Berline 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 904248
<b>1927 Citro&#235;n Model C4 Berline 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 904248
<b>1927 Citro&#235;n Model C4 Berline 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 904248
<b>1927 Citro&#235;n Model C4 Berline 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 904248
<b>1927 Citro&#235;n Model C4 Berline 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 904248
<b>1927 Citro&#235;n Model C4 Berline 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 904248
<b>1927 Citro&#235;n Model C4 Berline 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 904248
<b>1927 Citro&#235;n Model C4 Berline 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 904248
<b>1927 Citro&#235;n Model C4 Berline 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 904248
<b>1927 Citro&#235;n Model C4 Berline 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 904248
<b>1927 Citro&#235;n Model C4 Berline 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 904248
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