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*1930 Packard Deluxe Eight Phaeton, Vin # 185236, Model 740

Auction:
2383
Lot:
3
Sold for:
$99,500$85,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2383
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
October 28, 2007 10:00AM

Description:

*1930 Packard Deluxe Eight Phaeton, Vin # 185236, Model 740, inline 8-cylinder, blue with tan top, odometer reads 67936 miles. Note 1: Skinner Inc. will not be responsible for any mechanical failure or defect on this automobile. It is over 25 years of age and has not been driven for many years. This car is being purchased "as is" and does not come with any warranty.

Skinners Conditions of Sale will apply. Massachusetts sales tax will have to be paid to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts before the car may be released to the buyer. Dealers must have an application on file with our finance department.

Note: Packard Motor Car Co. built elite automobiles, and is considered one of the three great American motor car companies, the other two being Pierce-Arrow and Peerless. Packard cachet was so strong that it developed a following not only in the United States but with heads of state abroad. The Packard factory in Detroit, designed by Albert Kahn, was the first industrial structure to use reinforced concrete as a building material. This 35-acre plant produced some of the most elegant automobiles ever built. The Phaeton represented here has won numerous shows and trophies keeping alive the Packard tradition of excellence.

Provenance: Higgins Collection.
Estimate $80,000-120,000

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