2013-10-17 / Local & State

’33 Roadster Fetches More Than 700K At Pa. Auction

HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) – A 1933 roadster has fetched more than $700,000 at a classiccar auction held in Hershey.

The Chrysler CL Imperial Convertible Roadster was one of only nine built, and one of only six that are still around, according to the auctioneer, RM Auctions. The restored, tan-colored beauty sold for $704,000.

The auction at Hershey Lodge featuring classic cars and trucks from all eras, ranging from a 1903 Stevens- Duryea Model L Stanhope to the boatlike 1977 Lincoln Continental. It ended Friday with more than $9.5 million in sales and 90 percent of all lots sold, according to RM Auctions.

Other cars of note sold at the Hershey auction included a 1910 Pierce-Arrow seven passenger model that went for more than $687,000 and a 1936 Lincoln convertible that brought $242,000. The boat – a 1932 Gar Wood 28-footer – fetched $396,000.

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