1938 Packard Formal SedanA very rare Packard v12 Formal Sedan being offered from a private collection. Recent decision to relocate and downsize the collection.
Car was purchased 11 years ago with 59,800:miles, over the past decade vehicle now shows 63,957 miles. When purchased in 2011 vehicle was sent to Troy, Michigan for a complete engine driveline rebuild by EDL Services Edward Linn. In addition a set of Phil Bray touring ring gears were installed to keep up with today’s road speeds. The engine is whisper quiet and balanced to precise tolerances. All engine and transmission operations are flawless and leak free. Car tours fantastic as we completed several 200 mile drives. Show winner Concourse De Elegance 2018, Snodgrass Award 2016.
Please note this Formal Sedan has very ornate features: pull down opera rear window shade, pillar bevel glass compartments for perfume and cigars, fold down rear arm bolster, fold out jump seat for dictation secretary, roll down split glass for privacy, rear radio controls, running board lights, fold down trunk storage rack, rear passenger floor heater - heat cone on exhaust is absent.
Appearance items will be rated from 1-10 with 10 as showroom new.
Driveline 9.5 minor paint coming off intake manifold
Exterior Chrome and Stainless 9.5
Exterior Paint 8.7 minor wear in some hidden areas
Landau Top 9.4 shows minor edge wear /no cracks
Dash gauges and appearance 9.9
Running boards 8.5 minor wear on rubber steps
Interior fit and finish 9.5
Ornate interior wood trim and Bakelite 9.8
Tires /hubcaps/wheels near new www Diamond Back Radials. 10
Undercarriage 7.8 very detailed with some wear from road miles
Overall this Packard rates a 9/10 considering the age and preservation. Truly magnificent!
A full file of records dating back decades will be included with sale of vehicle.
Please Note The Following
**Vehicle Location is at our clients home and Not In Cadillac, Michigan.
**We do have a showroom with about 25 cars