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1928 PACKARD EIGHT ROADSTER - $Auction

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To Be OFFERED AT AUCTION at RM Sothebys' Open Roads, Fall event, 11 - 20 November 2020. Estimate:$100,000 - $125,000 Iconic Jazz Age runabout with beautiful stylingThe most desirable coachwork on the most powerful Custom Eight chassisWell-presented older restoration in striking colors; well-sorted mechanicallyClassic Car Club of America Full Classic Nineteen twenty-eight was Packards final year for drum headlamps and cowl lights, a Motometer radiator mascot, and primer cups on the engine. The top-of-the-line 443 on a 143-inch-wheelbase chassis sported an engine on rubber motor mounts with an updraft carburetor and dual-coil Delco Remy ignition system, as well as the first use of ventilator doors, rather than louvers, on the hood, which visually distinguished the model from lesser sixes. Price-wise, there was no mistaking the 443, which sold for nearly twice the cost of a Six!The 443 Custom Eight could be had with its frame and bodywork in any color of the owners choice at no additional cost, making it Custom indeed for the buyer. Further, side-mounted spares and a trunk rack could be selected without an extra charge.The runabout offered here is the most desirable, sporty and flamboyant body style on this potent chassis. It is finished in a striking period-correct livery of green and black, with cream accents on the beltline molding and disc wheels. Whitewall tires add a further jaunty flair. Accessories include the aforementioned dual side-mounted spares with fabric covers and a trunk rack, supporting a period-correct trunk with fitted luggage, as well as dual driving lights, a radiator stone guard, and a Motometer with Goddess of Speed mascot. Of course, the car also incorporates this models standard features of a rumble seat and golf bag doors, for additional fun in the sun.A handsome and well-maintained older restoration that has recently undergone considerable mechanical sorting throughout, this Custom Eight Runabout is described as being in excellent running and driving order. It is sure to delight any enthusiast of Gatsby-era motorcars, and is eligible for any of the Classic Car Club of Americas activities in the coming show season.To view this car and others currently consigned to this auction, please visit the RM website at rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/0620.

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  • Transmission 69197354786223e29b85070a0695cc247a4c2b215c743673c2d02e864b4cd687 MANUAL
  • Steering ca68a9643bbb915d30839040f432af59e679db8cf98e23a4378cbef2ed805059 RHD
  • RefCode: AETV61000970