AUTOS: Get a Stutz!

While Detroit is hard put to sell the 1958 cars, the simple, stately autos from another era are moving fast. Last week the Stutzes, Simplexes and Duesenbergs of yesteryear commanded a hotter demand and a higher price than any time since they went out of production. In the nation's major trading post for antique (prior to the mid-1920s) and classic (usually prior to 1942) cars, the automobile pages of the Sunday New York Times, a 1920 seven-passenger Fierce-Arrow was advertised for $2,500 v. $7,250 when new. Many oldsters were worth more than ever. A completely rebuilt 1904 Cadillac went...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!