1930 Franklin Series 14 Model 147 Dietrich Inc. Speedster

  • Auction Estimate
    $55,000 - $75,000
  • Sale Type
  • Year
  • Make
  • Model
    Series 14 Model 147
  • Style
    Dietrich Inc. Speedster
  • VIN #
    47-201070L27. Engine #148922.
  • Mileage
    14,000 Original Miles
  • Exterior Color
    Yellow, Black
  • Interior Color
  • Cylinders
  • Engine Size
  • Transmission

Lot #106


This 1930 Franklin, #47-201070L27, is a true classic, with a custom-built speedster body by Dietrich Inc. This is an original car with 14,000 miles. The interior has been replaced, including new leather seats, carpets, and headliner. On the outside it has a new Everflex tan top. The yellow body and black fenders are still the original paint. Five wire wheels are sitting on new BFG tires. The engine is strong and runs well. The trunk has been rebuilt to correct standards. A full classic, this car participated in the Franklin Trek in 2001 and 2002. The aluminum body was manufactured by Raymond Dietrich, Inc. in Detroit; Dietrich owned and manufactured his own bodies. Franklins of this quality are rare, and this car is ready to show or tour.

The owner rates the following on a scale of Poor, Fair, Good, Very Good, Excellent.

Engine: Very Good Body: Very Good Chassis/Frame: Very Good Tires: Excellent Coachwork/Interior: Very Good Electrical Equipment: Very Good Transmission: Very Good Paint: Good Overall Condition: Very Good

Vehicle sold with current Maine state registration.

*Sale prices are inclusive of the buyer’s premium

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Consignment Ratings*

  • Engine
    Very Good
  • Body
    Very Good
  • Chassis/Frame
    Very Good
  • Tires
  • Coachwork/Interior
    Very Good
  • Electrical
    Very Good
  • Transmission
    Very Good
  • Paint
  • Overall Condition
    Very Good
*The following ratings were provided by the consignor, based on a scale of 'Poor', 'Fair', 'Good', 'Very Good' or 'Excellent'. (Excellent = 100% restored)