Preston Tucker

Tucket Convention

Tucker Automobile Club of America returns to its roots

LINDENHURST, Ill. _ The Tucker Automobile Club of America will hold its 41st Annual Convention in Ypsilanti, Mich. Sept. 16-18. This year’s annual convention will return to the site of the former Tucker family home and barn in Ypsilanti.  The event will showcase several restored Tucker ’48 sedans in celebration of the Preston Tucker...

June 19, 1947: A cover of TUCKER TOPICS, the Tucker Corporation newsletter showcasing Marilyn Lee christening the Tucker “Tin Goose” before a crowd of 5,000 at Tucker’s Chicago factory on Cicero Ave.

Daughter of Preston Tucker dies

Marilyn Lee Tucker McAndrew, daughter of famed automotive manufacturer Preston T. Tucker and Vera A. Tucker, passed away on June 5, 2014 in Carlsbad CA, at the age of 87.


Enjoy an evening with the Tuckers

  Want to spend “An Evening with The Tuckers”? The Antique Automobile Club of America Museum in Hershey, Pa., will host an incredible evening centered around Tucker – the automobile and the family – on Friday, April 25, from 6-9 p.m. On view will be the original “Tin Goose” prototype courtesy of the Swigart...

Never-used and used 1948 Tucker parts are being assembled to the cowl of what was to be Tucker 1052, thus creating a new Tucker with almost all Preston parts.

Meet Tucker 1052, the 52nd car of 51 built

—————————————————————————————————————————————- BREAKING NEWS: VanDerBrink holds Lambrecht Chevrolet Collection second-chance auction —————————————————————————————————————————————-     Of the 51 Tucker automobiles built, John Schuler’s car is number 52. It’s not new math, but Schuler’s car will be a new addition to the roster of whole Tuckers. However, its parts have been around since Tucker stopped assembling cars...


Tucker collector David Cammack dies

Collector David Cammack, who owned three of the 47 remaining cars in existence designed by Preston Tucker, died on April 7, 2013. Even though he put the Tuckers (#1001, #1022 and #1026) on display in a secluded museum in Old Town Alexandria, Va., the “Cammack Collection” was world famous. The 87-year-old boasted the world’s...

Tucker club co-founder Richard Jones dead

OCW reader Mike Schutta alerted us that Richard Jones, one of the original 14 people to found the Tucker Automobile Club of America, passed away Aug. 24. As Schutta is a Tucker historian, we will rely on his fine words to alert readers of Mr. Jones’ passing: I just received a note from Brian...