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Branson Auction is a buyer’s market

The top-selling car at the fall Branson Auction was this 1936 Auburn 852 Phaeton Sedan, called sold at $97,000.

Jim Cox and his wife, Kathy, hosted another enjoyable fall edition of the 35th annual Branson auction over the weekend of Oct. 18-19. The top sale of the weekend almost didn’t happen. See what happened with the 1936 Auburn 852 convertible sedan. More »

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Please DO touch the Duesenbergs: ACD Automobile Museum hosts ‘white glove night’

Model J Duesenbergs are among the cars in the ACD Automobile Museum's showroom.

It’s a rare invitation to touch someone else’s show-condition car, let alone a rare Classic. But that’s exactly what the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum is doing Nov. 8. That day, the museum will host its first “Night of the … More »

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ACD Club founding member Bob McEwan dies

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Dick Greene, of the Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg Club, has reported that Bob McEwan passed away Friday, October 18, in Hospice at Pocono Mountain Hospital. It was his wish to not have life support. Bob was a charter member of the Club – … More »

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Auburn Fall Collector Car Weekend set to be bigger, better than ever

This 1960 Chevrolet Corvette Fuel-Injected Roadster will be offered without reserve at the Auburn Fall Auction.

Auctions America has an action-packed agenda for its annual Auburn Fall Collector Car weekend held during the Auburn Cord Duesenberg (ACD) Festival, Aug. 28–Sept. 1. More »

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Auburn presents a complete collector car weekend

1938 Cadillac V-16 Convertible Coupe. Photo Credit: Teddy Pieper (c) 2013 Courtesy of Auctions America.

As its highly anticipated annual Auburn Spring sale draws closer, Auctions America has announced additional car-related attractions for the multi-day event. More »

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National Military History Center sells relics to keep doors open

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One of the biggest historic North American military vehicle auctions in recent years took place at the National Military History Center in Auburn, Ind. More »

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On exhibit: Gilmore explores Dust Bowl, Depression and drives

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HICKORY CORNERS, Mich. – The images from the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl of the 1930s are haunting – long lines at soup kitchens, farms buried by dirt and gaunt faces peering out from dilapidated autos piled high with … More »

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ACD Museum kicks off festival with 12 classics for sale in benefit

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The Seventh Annual Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum’s Benefit Extravaganza will be at 6 p.m. Aug. 30. This is the Museum’s premier event of the ACD Festival Weekend. Each year automobiles (not from the museum’s collection) are auctioned at the … More »

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Kaufmann’s Quest for Quality

Old Cars Weekly editor Angelo Van Bogart sits down with Joe Kaufmann during a 2010 interview.

This story first appeared in the Sept. 9, 2010, issue of Old Cars Weekly. We are posting it today to remember the legendary Joe Kaufmann, who died Monday, June 11.   By John Gunnell Joe Kaufmann of Manitowoc, Wis., is … More »

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Remembering Joe Kaufmann, restorer of Auburns, Cords and Duesenbergs

Meeting with Joe at his shop in 2010.

The hobby has lost restorer Merlyn Kaufmann, better known to his friends as Joe, on June 11 following a heart attack. He was 90. There were many who knew Kaufmann as “Joe,” because he was simply the type of man … More »

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