This Murphy bodied 1931 Duesenberg sold for 10.3 million in 2011, partially because of its history. The only one ever made in this fixed top style, George Whittell Jr. ordered it new and was famous for bringing his pet lion along for rides in it and his five other Duesenbergs.
More credit is due to this car. It’s incredibly remarkable and has many customizations. Franklin Hershey, the gentleman who designed be car on behalf of the Walter M. Murphy Company, was incredibly talented.