Piece-Arrows and Duesenbergs top the list of Brass Era and Classic Era automobiles that sold at RM Sotheby's auction in Hershey, PA, this year, setting a new record for the event at over $16 million.
There's often a sense of absurd joy when browsing eBay Motors, finding what kind of automotive craziness exists in the world. This latest find deserves some sort of medal for its weirdness, though, with a combination of fire truck graphics, an absolutely bizarre custom body and an unconventional engine setup.
For the first time since 1973, a Pierce-Arrow Silver Arrow has gone up for auction. Just five of these historic machines were ever built, and only three are known to exist today. So, it's rare. But it's also fast. In 1933, when the Silver Arrow went on the market, its top speed of 115 miles per hour was extremely impressive.