Tucker

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...

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...

Seven original Tuckers coming to Glenmoor Gathering

Seven 1948 Tucker automobiles will be on display at the 18th annual Glenmoor Gathering on Sept. 14-16. Of the original 51 Tuckers built, 49 remain. In addition, there’ll be a movie prop car used in the 1988 movie “Tucker: The Man and his Dream.” And, there’ll be a “modern” Tucker,...

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...

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...

Legendary Tuckers to gather at Glenmoor

Several 1948 Tucker Automobiles will be part of the show field at the 2012 Glenmoor Gathering Sept. 14-16, including an unrestored Tucker from the Gilmore Car Museum Collection. A total of 51 cars were built before production stopped and most of them survive today. The distinctive car – the brainchild of...

AACA drive-in movie weekend features Tucker film

HERSHEY, Pa. – Drive-in movies were first introduced in New Jersey in the 1930s as a way to make the movie going experience more comfortable for guests by allowing visitors to watch movies from the comfort of their own car. Drive-ins reached the peak of their popularity in the 1950s and...