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Ultra-Rare 1929 Duesenberg Model J ‘Disappearing Top’ Leads Motor City Sale

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On July 30, RM Sotheby’s is offering a parade of classic American automobiles and motorcycles at its annual Motor City sale in Plymouth, Mich. One of the highlights of the sale is a rare 1929 Duesenberg Model J “disappearing top” convertible coupe by the Walter M. Murphy Company of Pasadena, Calif. About 60 convertible coupes were produced, but only a handful were done with this custom top design. RealClearLife has curated a list of five highlights from the upcoming sale below. View the rest of the lots here.

RM Sotheby's Motor City Auction
1929 Duesenberg Model J ‘Disappearing Top’ Convertible Coupe by Murphy (Darin Schnabel 2016/Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s)

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RM Sotheby's Motor City Auction
1930 Cord L-29 Cabriolet (Darin Schnabel 2016/Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s)

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RM Sotheby's Motor City Auction
1933 Packard Twelve Coupe Roadster (Darin Schnabel 2016/Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s)

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RM Sotheby's Motor City Auction
1947 Indian Chief Roadmaster (Darin Schnabel 2016/Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s)

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RM Sotheby's Motor City Auction
1986 Ferrari Testarossa (Darin Schnabel 2016/Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s)

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