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

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 event with proceeds benefiting the educational programming efforts of the Museum. The event also...

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

Kaufmann’s Quest for Quality

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 one of the hobby’s longest-running restorers and caretakers of Auburns, Cords and Duesenbergs. He...

This 1930 Duesenberg Boattail Speedster sold for $484,000 on Saturday, June 2, during Auctions America by RM’s second annual Auburn Spring auction in Auburn, Indiana. The three-day event saw 409 collector cars and trucks cross the block at the historic Auburn Auction Park.

Duesenberg, convertibles top sellers at Auburn Spring

AUBURN, Ind. – The old saying that “when the top goes down, the price goes up” was once again proven during Auctions America by RM’s June 1-3 Auburn Spring sale at the historic Auburn Auction Park in Auburn, Ind. Open-air classics took eight of the top 10 slots of the weekend, which saw 409...

Michigan Introduces Bill to Expand Use of Historic Vehicles

SEMA ACTION NETWORK UPDATE Michigan Introduces Bill to Expand Use of Historic Vehicles Michigan, the birthplace to many of the collector cars we cherish, has introduced legislation (S.B. 1146) that would amend the state’s current law governing historic motor vehicles to permit their unlimited use as “exhibition” vehicles the entire month of August each...

Simeone to add spirit of motion to Auburns and Cords April 28

At noon on Saturday, April 28, the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum will have a Demo Day to discuss how Auburn, Cord and Duesenberg became linked together and why they represented the pinnacle of American automotive engineering in the 1920s and into the 1930s. Best of all, several of these cars will be exercised in...

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Bill Harrah’s legacy in pictures

“In the Harrah culture, there were organizational standards for all aspects of daily operations throughout departments to ensure the best business practices…the days of Bill Harrah are now rooted in history.” We salute what would have been the 100th birthday of Bill Harrah with photographs of his legacy. Enjoy.

1941 Graham Hollywood joins ACD Museum permanent collection

A spectacular and rare, supercharged 1941 Graham Hollywood has been given a permanent home at the prestigious Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum in Auburn, Ind. Ken and Stephanie Dunsire, Fort Wayne, Ind., donated the beautiful and significantly historic Graham automobile. This fine example of a fully restored 1941 six-cylinder Graham Hollywood, scored 396 out...