1935 Dusenberg

1935 Dusenberg Stanley Paine Maximum Cards

Stock #: 235656
Type: Postcard
Era: Continental Chrome
Artist: Stanley Paine
Publisher: The Maximum Card Collection
Postmark: 1988 Aug-25
PM City: Detroit
PM State: MU
Stamp: 25c
Size: 4" x 5.75" (10.25 x 15 cm)

Additional Details:
First day of issue: August 25, 1988 First issue location: Detroit, Michigan This was the car coveted by the stars; the car that everyone wished they could own. In the Golden Age of Hollywood flashy cars became the perfect accent and attention-getter. And the Duesenberg was a favorite choice. To be seen in one was an honor; to own one meant success. Designed by Fred Duesenberg, these autos were advanced... they were luxurious... and they were deliciously expensive. In short, they became the perfect status symbol for producers like Howard Hughes and stars like Mae West, and for the very rich like William Randolph Hearst or New York Mayor Jimmy Walker. The Duesenberg cars were massive - one model was thirteen feet long - with huge engines if race track quality. Body styles came from an array of fine coaches designed by the industry's best, and were ordered by the individual purchaser from a book of styles especially suited to the Duesenberg chassis. This magnificent car came to epitomize the good life in America, with all of its accompanying glitter, glamour and gleam