This is a rare “Grand Luxe” model finish with its “seagull wings”, its “aviation” bumpers, its – almost – invisible door hinges and its sunroof that was chosen for the Delahaye 135MS 801501. The dashboard is in marquetry inlaid with… Read More »1947 – Delahaye 135MS Coupé Grand Luxe by Chapron
The last four “Soft Auctions”, after the Aston Martin (1931) and the Rochet-Schneider (1930), will concern four Delahayes. As explained on the website, the soft auctions are a mixed system of auction and private sale. The cars are visible in… Read More »The four Delahayes put up for sale by JWA Classic.
The disassembly of the bodywork has begun. Note that the whole front part is made of one single block. We will discover later that if the paint was recent, the sheet metal was very damaged and rusty on some parts.