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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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1940 Graham convertible survivor to be shown at concours

The only surviving 1940 Graham convertible — and the first 1940 Graham built — will be displayed this summer for the first time since 1952.

The only known 1940 Graham Hollywood two-passenger convertible will be seen publicly for the first time since 1952 when it’s dusted off for the Concours d’Elegance of America at St. John’s in Plymouth, Mich., on July 29. More »

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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 … More »

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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. More »

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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. … More »

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