Collector Ron Pratte is known for the cars that he has bought at Barrett-Jackson’s marquee auction in Scottsdale. At this year’s auction, he sold off a few of the cars in his collection including a Tucker, one of the 47 (or 48 if you count the controversial Tucker convertible that Marty Densch has covered) that still exist. There were a couple of bidders that fought it out over at least a couple of 7 figure cars, and by the time they were done, Pratte’s Tucker was hammered off at almost $3 million (including the buyer’s premium, the auction house’s commission). That should make the trustees of the Gilmore Car Museum in Hickory Corners, Michigan happy, since their collection includes Tucker #47, pictured here. It’s the lowest mileage Tucker that exists, with less than 50 miles on the odometer.
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