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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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