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Old 22nd April 2009, 21:23   #76
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The info I have posted here is from the ACD club, Chris Summers and Randy Ema are the noted authorities on these cars and this is the extent of their knowledge on cars that came to India.

There have been rumors about one or two more Duesenberg cars having been brought to India but nothing is officially confirmed on this.

If they were brought here they were obviously bought used as the ACD club has the details on all Duesenbergs sold by the company to the first owners and there is no record of any others having gone to India as new.

They however have mentioned uncoroborated reports that there was a Town Car with a European body with gold plated fittings with one of the royal families but thats about it.


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The Town Car was reportedly ex-Baroda
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One other car in India may have been a town car possibly for the Baroda family

Perhaps someone from Calcutta could clarify on the Mitter car

Hi i'm working on it will get you some results as soon as possible.
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Hi i'm working on it will get you some results as soon as possible.
There's some vague lead that the Mitter family member may have been a retired judge. He may have the car.
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There's some vague lead that the Mitter family member may have been a retired judge. He may have the car.
Well till what i have herd they have sold all their cars.
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Well till what i have herd they have sold all their cars.
Please check if they ever had a Duesenberg and if they did do they have any pictures of it. Who bought all their cars anyway.
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Please check if they ever had a Duesenberg and if they did do they have any pictures of it. Who bought all their cars anyway.
Well they had an Duesenberg till what i have herd from many people in calcutta.It will take some time for me to get all the info out about the car.Please think and let me know as soon aqs possible what are the things you would like to know about the car? Posted a reply on Studebaker Hawks in India check it out.
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Well they had an Duesenberg till what i have herd from many people in calcutta.It will take some time for me to get all the info out about the car.Please think and let me know as soon aqs possible what are the things you would like to know about the car? Posted a reply on Studebaker Hawks in India check it out.
Please get whatever info on their Duesenberg that they can give you and on what happened to the car. Is it still in existance and where it is.

Also if they are aware of any other such cars.

Any pics of their Duesenberg and if possible ther cars body / chassis/ engine numbers will be much appreciated.
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Please get whatever info on their Duesenberg that they can give you and on what happened to the car. Is it still in existance and where it is.

Also if they are aware of any other such cars.

Any pics of their Duesenberg and if possible ther cars body / chassis/ engine numbers will be much appreciated.

Hi well till what i gathered was that the car was used regularly till the early 50's na dthen after parked away and sometimes in the later years the car was bought by the scrap market guys don't know what happened to it after that.It is possible that the car was bought by some other collecter or was scrapped.Have asked for some pictures as soon as i get them i shall post them to you.
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This month's Auto India magazine features Diljeet Titus's collection, also showing his 1936 Auburn 851 Phaeton/boat tail (replica body). It was apparently being used in Madurai as a wedding car, then Manvendra Barwani built the boat tail body and subsequently was acquired by Titus. The job looks very convincing, especially in that trademark bright yellow hue.
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This month's Auto India magazine features Diljeet Titus's collection, also showing his 1936 Auburn 851 Phaeton/boat tail (replica body). It was apparently being used in Madurai as a wedding car, then Manvendra Barwani built the boat tail body and subsequently was acquired by Titus. The job looks very convincing, especially in that trademark bright yellow hue.
What is the base for this replica.

please post some pictures
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What is the base for this replica.
As I said above, it is a 1936 Auburn 851 Phaeton with an altered body accomodating a boat tail rear end.
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As I said above, it is a 1936 Auburn 851 Phaeton with an altered body accomodating a boat tail rear end.
Let me get this straight. It was a four door convertible and now it is a two door boat tailed speedster replica ?

Did they alter the length of the chassis to as the speedster is on a shorter chassis compared to teh phaeteon.

Please post pics of the said car and the said article too
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Let me get this straight. It was a four door convertible and now it is a two door boat tailed speedster replica ?

Did they alter the length of the chassis to as the speedster is on a shorter chassis compared to teh phaeteon.

Please post pics of the said car and the said article too
I really don't know how it was earlier, and what the extent of changes are. I have simply quoted verbatim. I do not have the magazine with me, I saw it last week when I visited Pune, so perhaps someone else can help you.
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My grandfather and father purchased and imported #499 into the U.S. I have all the
documentation of purchase and lading, some photos, also. Yes, the late Rick Carrol
purchased #499 from my father in 1987. I have no eye-on knowledge of it now.
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My grandfather and father purchased and imported #499 into the U.S. I have all the
documentation of purchase and lading, some photos, also. Yes, the late Rick Carrol
purchased #499 from my father in 1987. I have no eye-on knowledge of it now.

Hey that is really cool.

Could you pleae elaborate, maybe post some copes of the paperwork and some pictures if possible.

Who sold it to them and when and where wa it shipped out of India.

Are you the son of Dr. Heubert Fisher ?
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