Auctions America Auburn Fall Spotlight: 1940 Graham Supercharged 4 Door Sedan

By Auto News Log • August 6th, 2012

By 1940, the Graham-Paige Company of Detroit was near bankruptcy. As a final hope to increase sales, Graham purchased the body dies from the defunct Cord automobile company which were originally designed for the 810/812 series Cords by Gordon Buehrig. The result was a new model called the Hollywood which was made in limited numbers in late 1940 and 1941. This 1940 Hollywood four-door sedan was fully restored at a cost of nearly 60,000.00 and is fitted with its original six cylinder engine and a rare, factory supercharger.

The collector car world will celebrate one of its longest running automotive traditions during the upcoming Labor Day weekend when thousands flock to Auburn, Ind., for Auctions America by RM’s third annual Auburn Fall auction, Thursday, Aug. 30, to Sunday, Sept. 2. More than 1,200 classics, hot rods, exotics, muscle cars and more, each carefully-reviewed by America’s leading collector car experts, will cross the block at the historic Auburn Auction Park.

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