Duesenberg SJ

2016 23-H Tom Perkins Obit

Supercharged car collector Tom Perkins dies

  Thomas James “Tom” Perkins, the creator of a significant car collection and founding partner of legendary venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins, Caufield & Byers, died on June 7 at age 84 following a lengthy illness. Perkins was born Jan. 7, 1932. His death was reported in Recode and The New York Times. Perkins put...

Supercharged 1935 Duesenberg Walker-LaGrande convertible coupe.

Supercharged Duesenberg, additional Classics, highlight RM Auctions’ 2013 Amelia Island sale

Supercharged Duesenberg Walker-LaGrande convertible coupe offered by RM Auctions Walker-LaGrande convertible coupes are among the most striking Duesenbergs to have been built, but just three were built after the supply of Murphy convertible coupe bodies was extinguished. By the time the sweeping Walker-LaGrande bodies were brought to market, Duesenberg sales were petering out. All...