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Trick and Treat at The Old Motor

It’s that time of year again, so we thought we’d offer you our version of Trick or Treat. We’re pretty sure that the costume worn by our three-toed subject having a bad hair day in our first photo was not Auburn factory approved apparel for driving that racy looking boat tailed Speedster, but we think…

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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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A Dashing 1935 Auburn 851 Phaeton

By Gene Herman: While the Auburn 852 Speedsters have achieved iconic status amongst classic car enthusiasts, their less flashy brothers are seldom seen on showfields today. In 1935 and ’36, this Indiana based manufacturer produced a full line of cars in six, eight and supercharged eight cylinder guise. Seen above is a 1934 factory publicity photo…

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