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Alan H. Leamy – Patent Drawings

After the previous post covering Alan H. Leamy and his L-29 Cord patent drawing and the design renderings, we were curious to see if we could find any more of patents that he had applied for. Four more drawings were found, three of which are also of the L-29 and one of an Auburn sedan, that is dated…

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Alan H. Leamy – Master Designer

The L-29 Cord patent drawing above and the four color renderings by Alan H. Leamey  below came to us Via Dan Strohl, Ronnie Schreiber at Cars in Depth put this feature together showing Leamy designs. The Model J Duesenberg, L-29 Cord and the 1934 and earlier Auburn Speedster were all Leamy designs when he worked for E. L. Cord and in…

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The Sensational Auburn 1929 Cabin Speedster

By Michael Lamm:  Is the Auburn Cabin Speedster America’s earliest factory concept car? I doubt it, but it did arrive nine years before the Buick Y-Job, the car that usually takes that title. The original Auburn Cabin Speedster was built by the Griswold Body Co., a medium-sized bodymaker based in Detroit. Griswold produced low-volume bodies…

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Detroit Auburn – Cord Sales and Service

By the time these photos were taken (we’re guessing it was around 1929 or 1930) the Indiana upstart, Auburn, had already been building quality cars for more than 25 years. Here they have invaded Michigan and these reputable looking gentlemen are hawking their two lines of cars right in the “Big Three’s” backyard, Detroit. Aside…

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