Collector Cars

Restored ‘Duchess’ 1941 Cadillac special sedan to be offered by RM Auctions

One of the most mesmerizing Cadillac photos included in my book “Cadillac: 100 Years of Innovation” written for General Motors shows a 1941 Cadillac sedan with Series 60-style door window frames, flow-through fenders as found on 1942-and-later Buicks and tastefully absent brightwork. This unique Cadillac built for the Duke of Windsor was nicknamed “Duchess”...

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1954 Nash Statesman Country Club coupe

Story and photos by Brian Earnest Lowell Johnson is either a “Nash guy” with a fixation for Kaisers and Frazers, or a “Kaiser-Frazer guy”with a  soft spot for Nashes. Either way, every day is Independents Day for the Sheboygan, Wis., resident, who has an eclectic and very cool collection of wonderful orphans. One of...

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Mid America Motorworks partners with ‘Corvette Nation’ TV series

Corvette aftermarket company to sponsor series around America’s sports car Mid America Motorworks will be a Presenting Sponsor for Goin’ Mobile Video Productions’ new, original TV series titled “Corvette Nation.” The Series will be broadcast on Discovery’s Velocity Channel starting in September 2013. The 13-episode series revolves around America’s favorite sports car, the Chevrolet...

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Custom Crosley: Reader’s mystery car leaves unanswered questions

Last winter, Old Cars Weekly subscriber Brad Yoho of Stillwater, Minn., completed the restoration of an unusual 1948 Crosley that was customized several decades ago. The Crosley began as a factory-produced convertible, although the convertible Crosleys at this time had more of a sliding roof than a true complete folding top. Yoho believes the...