<b>1920 Marmon Model 34B Seven-Passenger Touring  </b><br />Chassis no. 7201209 <br />Engine no. 3027

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Lot 165
1920 Marmon Model 34B Seven-Passenger Touring

Sold for US$ 33,600 inc. premium
1920 Marmon Model 34B Seven-Passenger Touring
Chassis no. 7201209
Engine no. 3027
340ci OHV Straight-Six Engine
Single Stromberg Carburetor
74bhp at 2,600rpm
3-Speed Manual Gearbox
Front Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs with Double Transverse Elliptical Rear Suspension
2 Wheel Drum Servo-Assisted Brakes

*Remarkably preserved original condition
*Great car for preservation class concours events
*Original 7 Passenger Tourer
*Retains original side curtains and top


THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

This remarkable original Marmon touring car is believed to have spent its entire life in the Southeastern United States with much of that time being in Mobile, Alabama. The early history of the car is not well known, but it is believed to have been acquired by Mr. Mabry Stone in the late 1950s or early 1960s. A 1967 National Geographic feature article of the City of Mobile included the Marmon in front of an estate home with the Southern Belles in their period dress around the car.

This Marmon is fitted with a 7 passenger touring body that is constructed mostly of aluminum. At a price of $4,500 new it was a rather expensive car for the time. The "New Series'' Model 34B featured a powerful 340ci, 6 cylinder, overhead valve engine and a 3 speed transmission. For its time, it was a fast car with responsive steering and a comfortable ride. This car is believed to be a factory "renewed" car with updated drum headlights and a Lyon accessory front bumper installed in the early 1920s. It features a locking gear shifter, tool compartment on the driver's door, and ignition switch all keyed alike. A unique design feature for the Model 34 was the location of dash instruments clustered under a single glass panel – a first in the industry.

This Marmon was purchased by the consigner in 2013 from the estate of Mabry Stone. Having been in his care for over half of its life, the car was in remarkably original condition and the warm climate of its long term home further aided in the wonderful preservation. At the time of Mabry's passing, the engine had been freshly rebuilt and the Houck wire wheels were painted. The remainder of the car is original with factory paint and pinstriping. It also retains most of its original leather interior. However, the front seat cushions were redone at some point. The original side curtains, top boot, and top are also retained. Due to its age, it might be best for the next owner to make a new top as the original is showing its age. All the critical body tags are present including the embossed body tags applied at the factory during manufacture. The oil pan even has the original paint stenciling from the foundry to Nordyke & Marmon.

This Marmon has been driven and enjoyed by the consigner including on a recent Marmon Muster annual tour without issue. Preservation cars have received a great amount of interest over the last couple of years, and this 7 passenger Marmon is a wonderful example of originality. Surely its condition makes for an excellent choice for any collection. It would be a welcome participant at any concours events or as a useable touring car.
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<b>1920 Marmon Model 34B Seven-Passenger Touring  </b><br />Chassis no. 7201209 <br />Engine no. 3027
<b>1920 Marmon Model 34B Seven-Passenger Touring  </b><br />Chassis no. 7201209 <br />Engine no. 3027
<b>1920 Marmon Model 34B Seven-Passenger Touring  </b><br />Chassis no. 7201209 <br />Engine no. 3027
<b>1920 Marmon Model 34B Seven-Passenger Touring  </b><br />Chassis no. 7201209 <br />Engine no. 3027
<b>1920 Marmon Model 34B Seven-Passenger Touring  </b><br />Chassis no. 7201209 <br />Engine no. 3027
<b>1920 Marmon Model 34B Seven-Passenger Touring  </b><br />Chassis no. 7201209 <br />Engine no. 3027
<b>1920 Marmon Model 34B Seven-Passenger Touring  </b><br />Chassis no. 7201209 <br />Engine no. 3027
<b>1920 Marmon Model 34B Seven-Passenger Touring  </b><br />Chassis no. 7201209 <br />Engine no. 3027
<b>1920 Marmon Model 34B Seven-Passenger Touring  </b><br />Chassis no. 7201209 <br />Engine no. 3027
<b>1920 Marmon Model 34B Seven-Passenger Touring  </b><br />Chassis no. 7201209 <br />Engine no. 3027
<b>1920 Marmon Model 34B Seven-Passenger Touring  </b><br />Chassis no. 7201209 <br />Engine no. 3027
<b>1920 Marmon Model 34B Seven-Passenger Touring  </b><br />Chassis no. 7201209 <br />Engine no. 3027
<b>1920 Marmon Model 34B Seven-Passenger Touring  </b><br />Chassis no. 7201209 <br />Engine no. 3027
<b>1920 Marmon Model 34B Seven-Passenger Touring  </b><br />Chassis no. 7201209 <br />Engine no. 3027
<b>1920 Marmon Model 34B Seven-Passenger Touring  </b><br />Chassis no. 7201209 <br />Engine no. 3027
<b>1920 Marmon Model 34B Seven-Passenger Touring  </b><br />Chassis no. 7201209 <br />Engine no. 3027
<b>1920 Marmon Model 34B Seven-Passenger Touring  </b><br />Chassis no. 7201209 <br />Engine no. 3027
<b>1920 Marmon Model 34B Seven-Passenger Touring  </b><br />Chassis no. 7201209 <br />Engine no. 3027
<b>1920 Marmon Model 34B Seven-Passenger Touring  </b><br />Chassis no. 7201209 <br />Engine no. 3027
<b>1920 Marmon Model 34B Seven-Passenger Touring  </b><br />Chassis no. 7201209 <br />Engine no. 3027
<b>1920 Marmon Model 34B Seven-Passenger Touring  </b><br />Chassis no. 7201209 <br />Engine no. 3027
<b>1920 Marmon Model 34B Seven-Passenger Touring  </b><br />Chassis no. 7201209 <br />Engine no. 3027
<b>1920 Marmon Model 34B Seven-Passenger Touring  </b><br />Chassis no. 7201209 <br />Engine no. 3027
<b>1920 Marmon Model 34B Seven-Passenger Touring  </b><br />Chassis no. 7201209 <br />Engine no. 3027
<b>1920 Marmon Model 34B Seven-Passenger Touring  </b><br />Chassis no. 7201209 <br />Engine no. 3027
<b>1920 Marmon Model 34B Seven-Passenger Touring  </b><br />Chassis no. 7201209 <br />Engine no. 3027
<b>1920 Marmon Model 34B Seven-Passenger Touring  </b><br />Chassis no. 7201209 <br />Engine no. 3027
<b>1920 Marmon Model 34B Seven-Passenger Touring  </b><br />Chassis no. 7201209 <br />Engine no. 3027
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