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  • 1939 Packard One Twenty Convertible Sedan
  • 1939 Packard One Twenty Convertible Sedan
  • 1939 Packard One Twenty Convertible Sedan
  • 1939 Packard One Twenty Convertible Sedan
  • 1939 Packard One Twenty Convertible Sedan
  • 1939 Packard One Twenty Convertible Sedan
  • 1939 Packard One Twenty Convertible Sedan
  • 1939 Packard One Twenty Convertible Sedan
  • 1939 Packard One Twenty Convertible Sedan
  • 1939 Packard One Twenty Convertible Sedan
  • 1939 Packard One Twenty Convertible Sedan
  • 1939 Packard One Twenty Convertible Sedan
  • 1939 Packard One Twenty Convertible Sedan
  • 1939 Packard One Twenty Convertible Sedan
  • 1939 Packard One Twenty Convertible Sedan


1939 Packard One Twenty Convertible Sedan

Lot No. 3152

Auctioned on Saturday, May 13, 2017

Sold for $ 62,700

  • 282-cid, 120-hp straight eight-cylinder engine
  • Three-speed manual transmission with factory “Econo-drive” overdrive
  • Stunning restoration, Navy convertible top in superior condition
  • Complete ownership history since new
  • Everything reported to be in proper working order
  • Senior driving lamps and thermostatic shutters
  • Catwalk grille guard
  • New wide whitewall tires
  • All new wiring harness
  • Recent fine tuning


This 1939 Packard Convertible Sedan has been meticulously restored back to its original condition. Today it presents in show room condition with all instrumentation in working order. Powering this classic American automobile is a 282 cubic inch, straight eight-cylinder engine with a factory rated 120 horsepower. Backing this stout engine is a three-speed column-shift manual transmission with factory "Econo-drive" overdrive. This automobile is equipped with a new wiring harness, Senior driving lamps and thermostatic shutters that are in working order.

The exterior is fitted with turn signals, rear-mounted trunk rack, red painted wheels with triple pin striping and like new hubcaps. The exterior is finished elegantly with Navy paint, and a new Navy convertible top with the correct convertible boot. All of the top irons are reported to be like new, along with the glass and birghtwork which shows exceptionally well. The interior has been correctly restored with tan leather upholstery. The cabin is also tailored with excellent woodgraining throughout and restored dash instrumentation. All of the instrumentation, including the original clock, gauges and radio, are said to be in working order.

The Packard Super Eight has complete ownership from new and a reproduction owner's manual. The original owner that purchased this Packard new willed the car to her butler. It was then purchased by Surveyor in 1973 with approximately 62,000 miles. It was then purchased by Universal Studios in 1989 and displayed at Spruce Goose/ Queen Mary in Long Beach, California. It was then restored to high standards over several years by the next owner with approximately 70,000 miles.

Addendum

Please note that this vehicle is not a Super Eight Series Packard as previously stated in the catalog


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