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  • proper n. A US manufacturer of luxury automobiles from the interwar years


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  • (If you're running to Google "Duesenberg" right now, don't bother. Top headlines

  • Woogie was one of the two richest black men in Pittsburgh; drove a Duesenberg; was part-owner of the Crawford Grill, a popular night-spot, and withal a decent guy.

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  • It's about a bootlegger's driver whose 1925 Duesenberg race car is his one chance of escaping the Depression -- if he's willing to sacrifice everyone else he has ever loved.

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  • On the 1934 Packard or the 1935 Duesenberg, two chunky steel beams and the rod that ties them together still peek out in front of their fancy radiator grilles.

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  • Did I perchance leave a bear costume in the back seat of your Duesenberg?

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  • He drove a green Duesenberg roadster with T.F.D. on the door.

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  • He gestured toward an automobile parked on the dirt road bordering the farm, a Duesenberg roadster.

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  • I did, however, ride up to Auburn, Indiana with my friend C.D. Doyle to check out the Auburn/Cord/Duesenberg Museum there, which proved to be well worth the trip.

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  • The late Tom Barrett, one of the founders of Barrett-Jackson, originally hired Kruse to help out in the budding days of Barrett's auction company, and Kruse brought that experience back to Auburn, where 100,000 people flock to the annual Kruse auction bash every Labor Day, alongside about 125,000 privately invited car owners who are doing the same thing at the Auburn Cord Duesenberg museum complex.

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  • A Duesenberg could do 90 mph almost idling, and it could do that forever.

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