This is a model of the tenth production Tucker to be released in 1948 by Tucker Corp. and its designer, Preston Tucker. Originally painted Waltz blue, it was poorly resprayed a light blue in the mid 1950s and left to rot in an Auburn, WA garage.After being locked away in an Auburn, WA garage for over 50 years. The car was sold to an undisclosed buyer who put the car up for auction in January 2011 at Scottsdale. The brokers that handled the sale had been asking 500K for the car. Photos of the car show it is in horrible shape and needs a complete restoration. After all the stories about the car's condition, it turns out the car didn't hit a tree but received some minor front end damage while in the garage. The car was found in many pieces and the engine was seized, but it appears most of the parts were in the garage with the car. Rats had destroyed the interior which was not original anyway. Original model by mjc.
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