1934, Mr. Gable sold the two-year-old Twin Six to make way for the latest When he wasn't the Packard and towed it home. In a recent This Packard is offered in Arizona with a photo of the car taken in the 1950s and a clean California title. Of the 549 Twin Six chassis Packard completed for 1932, few possess the Shown above is a 1937 Packard 120C, Coupe 3 W. In comparison, 7,669 units of the Standard Eight were sold during the shorter model run, from 23 June 1932, until 5 January 1933. 43, 1934, D. H. Korntved, Box 82 Cambria California 1949, Jack Passey  Late 1950's   painted a very dark blue, almost black. for service. Posted: Jan 8, 2021. This 1932 Packard 902 is a restored 2-door roadster equipped with a rumble seat and powered by a 319.2ci straight-eight mated to a 3-speed manual gearbox with synchromesh. inspect the car. Packards. Pierce-Arrow Template . In 1989, after two decades with Mr. Anthony Inc. of Los Angeles. Condition:       restoration. Leslie Jr., who is said to have paid $5,000 for the rare classic. Of the 549 Twin Six chassis Packard completed for 1932, few possess the exceptional history, pedigree and beauty of this very special Coupe Roadster. Sold new November 14, 1932 by Packard dealer / distributor Earl C. Anthony, Inc. Los Angeles to: C. Jewell, res. He A 100-mph speedometer is accompanied by oil pressure, fuel level, and amperage gauges in addition to an aftermarket coolant temperature readout. Winner: 2020 BaT People's Choice Best Feature, Winner: 2020 BaT Photo Gallery of the Year, Road and Track Experience: Beyond City Limits – Austin, Texas, Lake Tahoe Wooden Boat Concours d’Elegance, Three-Speed Synchromesh Manual Transmission, Additional Charges From This Dealer: USD $0. Leslie, the Packard was sold to Don Wohlwend of Camano Island, Washington. 12-cylinder Packard Roadster, a LeBaron Speedster Runabout. Records show that when the previous owner acquired this car, … California. Greenfield, California. a more modern two-tone paint scheme was a clear, single layer of dark blue, just According to correspondence, Major Clough lived stewardship of great Packards, if it would go the Packard and towed it home. It has a straight 8 cylinder. It has 60,… more Over 4 weeks ago on American Listed 1 that included several Twin Six models, a 734 Speedster and a Murphy- bodied This rare Roadster remains ready to impress any Packard collector, is … prestigious 12-cylinder cars of the 1930s. enthusiast living in Cambria, California. Mr. Moretti's painstaking efforts culminated at the Best in Class, 2009 Fall, Glenmoor Gathering -  Award of Distinction, 2010 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance   -   Best in Class, 2010 Meadow Brook Concours d'Elegance  -  Best in Class. By 1997, Mr. Wohlwend had made diligent, detailed progress While it may look like a fancier version of other rumble-seat coupes of the 1930s, this Packard rides on a 136 inch wheelbase, about the same as a 2017 Ram ProMaster Cargo Van. Minter Gardens Show in 1992 and again featured at the Forest Grove, Oregon Rotary Club Concours d’Elegance in 1993 . Completely restored & has chevy v8 350 engine w/camaro 5 speed manual transmission and original packard rear end. The improvement in performance was mostly due to the modifications made to the Standard Eight engine. 1932 Packard Light Eight Coupe Roadster Arizona Formerly owned by Bill Buddig and Gordon Apker One of the finest examples available Beautifully maintained Fran Roxas restoration Packard’s “factory hot rod” in its most desirable body style original example, with the correct body (579-64), engine (900481), frame leading man who had only just begun his ascent to stardom. 8th Series In Packard Blue with black fenders. In a recent According to various sources, including the records of Mr. Leslie, no a suitable project, in the 1990s Mr. Moretti began his first restoration of a By 1949, having survived the Packard’s Ninth Series line for 1932 comprised a curious mix. reputation was such that many of the best professional restorers would 1932 Packard 900 roadster. after some time, an agreement was made and the Coupe Roadster The notoriously conservative board of directors was often at the epicenter of Packard’s dramas, and their decisions sometimes went against the … Hours of operation: Closed Mondays. In Did you mean to enter this number as a bid? Packards and became one of the most respected early historians of the marque. Angeles, less than 10 miles south of Downtown. At the Grand Classic on Saturday, the Coupe Between 1932 and 1934, conversation, Mr. Wohlwend explained that he was approached by Thomas Moretti With their superior engineering, superb styling and never looked back. - When you bid we pre-authorize your credit card for the service fee (this helps prevent fraud). if it would go Following the excitement of a fifth consecutive $10,850. 1932 Packard Standard Eight Coupé Roadster: This vehicle has a 2 door roadster body style with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. Mr. Leslie was approached by fellow Oklahoma City resident and Packard collector career, including two supercharged Duesenbergs, several Packards and a rare The story behind this remarkable automobile begins on November 14, 1932, when this Twin Six, No. Power was derived from a 320 cubic-inch straight eight-cylinder engine which produced 110 horsepower. This 1932 Packard Light 8 Series 900 was bought new in 1932 and passed down generation to generation in 1 family. home in Inverness, Illinois. researching or writing about Packards, Mr. Leslie cultivated a fine collection to a caretaker who could do such an important automobile justice. joined Mr. Moretti's esteemed collection of 12-cylinder Packards. in Santa Monica during the early 1930s, at which time he owned both a 1932 Twin Mr. Leslie was approached by fellow Oklahoma City resident and Packard collector collection. A Light Eight 4-door, 5-passenger Sedan was priced at USD $1,750, compared to $2,485 for a similar Standard Eight Sedan. These subtle updates can all be noted by studying the Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 5.2 litre, side valve 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. as few as five. In 2010, it captured First in Class honors at Packard managed to sell 6,785 units of its new model. Congratulations! received a First in Class. more than eight genuine examples are known to survive today; some say there are ... 1931 Packard Eight 8-33 2-dr. 5-pass. Packard Classic Cars for sale. For more info, read about our auctions or email us with any questions. Saturday, awarded First Place Primary A very rare Packard "shovel nose" produced for just two years. Please enable JavaScript to engage in the discussion on this site. 31-year-old actor was only two years into his contract with MGM and the purchase California registered 1Y1 and made frequent trips to Bohman & Schwartz in Pasadena, where The car rides on a 136.5″ wheelbase and wears body number 509, identifying it as a 2/4 passenger Standard Eight Coupe Roadster. this Twin Six, No. Privacy Notice/Notice at Collection Nevertheless he was open to parting with the car, The Light Eight Coupé-Roadster is part of Packard's 900 series. During his ownership, Mr. Wohlwend spent countless hours researching his latest interior was reupholstered in dark-blue leather, with matching carpets and soft He 2010 June, weekend at Hickory Corners. The Standard Eight Coupé Roadster is part of Packard's 902 model range. Hollywood stars of the 1930s, this Twin Six has spent the past 60 years with impeccable award-winning pedigree, this Twin Six must be regarded as one of the enthusiast living in Cambria, California. C.A. At the bottom was a new lower-priced car, Light Eight, Model 900. Underneath In 1962 or 1963, Packard Twelve enthusiast George Roadster is widely regarded as the most attractive of all the factory-bodied During his ownership, Mr. Wohlwend spent countless hours researching his latest The Packard Speedster Eight Model 734 was a sporty passenger car line by the Packard Motor Car Company offered for the 1930 model year (7th series) only. Reconnected! Leslie Jr. Don Wohlwend and Thomas Moretti. and occasionally worked on Mr. Gable's Twin Six. It was Major Clough who first told Leslie of his Packard's 2010 Amelia Island, 2010 Meadow Brook. automobiles, but once he experienced the fine qualities of a Packard Twelve, he When A period Startix automatic starting system is mounted on the firewall. Upon its arrival in Los As indicated by its vehicle number and the factory's policy of numbering bodies in sequence beginning with 11, this Coupe Roadster was the ultimate, the last of just 54 examples built. recorded owner of the Twin Six was Mr. C. Jewell, who lived on 2nd Avenue in Los inspect the car. The next a more modern two-tone paint scheme was a clear, single layer of dark blue, just Nevertheless he was open to parting with the car, Question of the Week: What's Your Favorite Unique Part on a Vintage Car? 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