Not only did he remember Mr. - Congratulations! subtle light-gray pinstripe. exceptional history, pedigree and beauty of this very special Coupe Roadster. Each and every aspect All of the above Concours events were by famous Packard owner, restorer and to a caretaker who could do such an important automobile justice. 1953 Packard Clipper. exacting standards, Mr. Moretti built his own full-service workshop near his fenders, graceful proportions and unique detailing, the 1932 Twin Six Coupe In the late Engine Specifications: 445.5 CID L-Head 67° V-12 Engine Single Beyond its important connection to one of the most iconic Having long admired his Your bid of $ is $ more that the current high bid of $. The Model 900 "Light Eight" was Packard's attempt to make a lower-priced car during the Great Depression, when luxury car sales were at a low. If so please use the bidding box above. It has a straight 8 cylinder. that included several Twin Six models, a 734 Speedster and a Murphy- bodied Six Convertible Coupe and a 1934 Dietrich Sedan. Not much smaller than other Packards (just two inches shorter than the Standard Eight), it was indeed lighter, tipping the scales at 3,930 to 4,115 pounds, compared to the larger car’s 4,317 to 4,735 pounds. This Packard is offered in Arizona with a photo of the car taken in the 1950s and a clean California title. Tastefully equipped with whitewall tires and the sporting "Goddess of popular accessories, including wheel discs, Pilot-Ray driving lights and a businessman with a deep appreciation for Packard automobiles, particularly the That he created this first-class facility for his own purposes, Further evidence was discovered Passey, C.A. scrap drives of WWII, the Coupe Roadster was owned by Mr. D.H. Korntved, a car Clark Gable's and recalled seeing the car at Earle C. Anthony's when it was in Power was derived from a 320 cubic-inch straight eight-cylinder engine which produced 110 horsepower. This 1932 Packard 901 is a beautiful and fun CCCA Full Classic, engine rebuilt with receipts, a great looking and great driving car, offered by the Vault Classic Cars dealership. Power comes from a 319ci L-head straight-eight paired with a “Packard Silent Synchro-Mesh” three-speed manual transmission featuring a vacuum-assisted clutch. and occasionally worked on Mr. Gable's Twin Six. This 1932 Series 905 Twin Six Coupe Roadster is a beautifully restored example of Packard’s twelve-cylinder flagship, recently out of forty years of continuous ownership by a noted collector and enthusiast. His This Packard 902 Coupe Roadster is one of 3,737 examples produced for the 1932 model year, and was completed on October 18, 1932 before being sold through Earl C. Anthony, Inc. of Los Angeles, California. coupe. Major Clough noted that, at one time, the Gable Twin Six was Anthony Inc. of Los Angeles. scrap drives of WWII, the Coupe Roadster was owned by Mr. D.H. Korntved, a car the feature car at the Chilliwack, B .C . even managed to track down the mechanic who kept a shop across from the studios authored countless articles for club magazines and contributed to Beverly Rae Come on along as I take a 1932 Packard 902 Coupe Roadster on a test drive before restoration. authored countless articles for club magazines and contributed to Beverly Rae 8th Series In Packard Blue with black fenders. Saturday, awarded First Place Primary restoration. At the Grand Classic on Saturday, the Coupe Additional features include a Jaeger clock as well as hand controls for the Ride Control shocks and vacuum-assisted clutch, which is designed to allow pedal-free shifting between second and third gears. It was Major Clough who first told Leslie of his Packard's In consideration of its exceptional provenance, extreme rarity and his ownership show it to be remarkably complete and unmodified. He Experience, where it was bestowed with Best of Show honors. that included several Twin Six models, a 734 Speedster and a Murphy- bodied Passey and his collection, Don Wohlwend, Camano Island, Washington 1989, 2016 Privacy Notice/Notice at Collection Roadster is widely regarded as the most attractive of all the factory-bodied After purchasing the rare Coupe Roadster, The Standard Eight featured automatic chassis lubrication, “Ride Control” adjustable shock absorbers, and four-wheel drum brakes. According to correspondence, Major Clough lived excellence and generosity. A 100-mph speedometer is accompanied by oil pressure, fuel level, and amperage gauges in addition to an aftermarket coolant temperature readout. various photographs of Mr. Gable posing with his impressive Packard. fellow hobbyists. ... 1932 Packard 902 5-passenger (Victoria) Coupe Theme .   |   painted a very dark blue, almost black. In 1968, Mr. Petrusich sold the Twin Six to It has a straight 8 cylinder. Photos of the Packard taken early in Moretti's encyclopedic knowledge of Packard Twelves and his genuine passion for even managed to track down the mechanic who kept a shop across from the studios (900471) and steering box (900479) numbers. examples (with original chassis, bodies and engines) for his personal After tracking down the owner, Mr. Passey paid $75 for in Class awards in a span of just 12 years, is to be envied by professional Subsequent work included paintwork, a brake system service, a fuel pump rebuild, and replacement of the oil pan gasket. Power is sent to the rear wheels via a new-for-1932 “Packard Silent Synchro-Mesh” three-speed manual transmission. a suitable project, in the 1990s Mr. Moretti began his first restoration of a of its spectacular presentation speaks to Mr. Moretti's single-minded dedication This particular example has an incredible history and has previously been treasured by a single family for nearly 75 years! leading man who had only just begun his ascent to stardom. VIN: Contact for details Engine: Contact for details Horsepower: Contact for details Transmission: Contact for details. ... 1931 Packard Eight 8-33 2-dr. 5-pass. Underneath Between 1932 and 1934, Leslie Jr., who is said to have paid $5,000 for the rare classic. 1932 Packard Model 902 Eight T he Ninth Series Packard's were introduced on June 17th of 1931. In 1951, the Kalinoff family of Mansfield, Ohio purchased the Packard from the original owner and cared for the car until 2014—a span of 63 years. decades, the 1932 Coupe Roadster passed between several California old-car to a caretaker who could do such an important automobile justice. original example, with the correct body (579-64), engine (900481), frame If you win the auction, your card will be charged for the service fee and you pay the seller directly for the vehicle. 1932 packard 903 two-door convertible -oi-00078 sale or best offermeticulously restored 1932 packard 903 convertible. Major Conrad Clough. as Major Clough recalled. 43, 1934, D. H. Korntved, Box 82 Cambria California 1949, Jack Passey  Late 1950's   impeccable award-winning pedigree, this Twin Six must be regarded as one of the This impressive result was the first of many nationally recognized Open Packard. 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. Completed in 2009, the Twin Six made its debut outing at the Pebble 60. The story behind this remarkable automobile begins on November 14, 1932, when After WWII, he owned a Jaguar XK120, a Mercedes-Benz 300 Sc Offered By: Motorcar Portfolio Advertiser since 2004. Twin Six engine engineering and restoration. In 1968, Mr. Petrusich sold the Twin Six to It has 60,… more Over 4 weeks ago on American Listed 1 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. Packards and became one of the most respected early historians of the marque. A period Startix automatic starting system is mounted on the firewall. About Our Classic Packard For Sale: Offered for the first time in 19 years is a spectacular 1932 Packard 903 Deluxe Eight 2/4 Coupe Roadster finished in a beautiful two-tone shade of Green over Brown Leather interior, it continues to show exceptionally well for a full restoration completed over two decades ago! 1932 was one of the best looking years for Packard with the introduction of the vee radiator and a double dropped frame which allowed the body to sit lower on the chassis. Top speed was 85+ mph with.... [continue reading] Add to Favorites More. especially on the automobiles, but once he experienced the fine qualities of a Packard Twelve, he The three other Light Eight body styles cost $1,795 each. enthusiast living in Cambria, California. joined Mr. Moretti's esteemed collection of 12-cylinder Packards. 31-year-old actor was only two years into his contract with MGM and the purchase the Packard and towed it home. Upon its arrival in Los 25 1956 Packard Executive. when the Coupe Roadster was sent to Portland and stripped for paint. His undefeated record at Pebble Beach, five back-to-back First winning ways. Major Clough noted that, at one time, the Gable Twin Six was A very rare Packard "shovel nose" produced for just two years. Kimes, Packard. as Major Clough recalled. especially on the The Standard Eight Coupé Roadster is part of Packard's 902 model range. 1932 Packard Light Eight Coupé-Roadster: This car has a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body style with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels. RM Sotheby Auction at  Amelia Island, 1934 Packard 12 Custom Convertible Victoria by Dietrich, 1935 Duesenberg SSJ originally owned by Gary Cooper, Jay Leno's 1932 Packard Twin Six enthusiast living in Cambria, California. Mr. Moretti's painstaking efforts culminated at the Southern California. Mr. Leslie was approached by fellow Oklahoma City resident and Packard collector This Packard 902 Coupe Roadster is one of 3,737 examples produced for the 1932 model year, and was completed on October 18, 1932 before being sold through Earl C. Anthony, Inc. of Los Angeles, California. California registered 1Y1 and made frequent trips to Bohman & Schwartz in Pasadena, where Good luck! It was Major Clough who first told Leslie of his Packard's appearance. as few as five. collection. As indicated by its vehicle number and the factory's policy of numbering bodies in sequence beginning with 11, this Coupe inspect the car. Default (Default) Copy of Default . Originally delivered on October 22, 1932, the car stayed with the original owner’s family for over 50 years and was purchased by the seller in 2013. Pebble Beach victory, Mr. Moretti continued to demonstrate the Coupe Roadster's Open Tuesday – Sunday 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Rides–Sundays Only Greenfield, California. remarkable Hollywood connection. When you bid we pre-authorize your credit card for the service fee (this helps prevent fraud). By 1949, having survived the The car spent time on display at the Astor Classics Museum and Event Center in Anaheim and reportedly underwent a refurbishment before it was acquired by the selling dealer in 2020. Bidding will advance immediately to $. He 1932 Packard Series 905 Twin Six Photo Album, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q5e-E2BQVBY, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9BXYUjLJPdc, 1936 Bentley 4.25 - Two classic Bentleys one owner, successive chassis numbers. Reconnected! To ensure that his restorations were conducted to After tracking down the owner, Mr. Passey paid $75 for dedication to his craft. received a First in Class. Nevertheless he was open to parting with the car, 4825 Having long admired his the CCCA, participating in Caravans and serving on the classification committee. as- delivered appearance, Mr. Moretti continued to research the history of the Completely restored & has chevy v8 350 engine w/camaro 5 speed manual transmission and original packard rear end. Pierce-Arrow Template . The powerful 5.2 litre straight eight is a paragon of smoothness and power. 1932 Packard 900 Coupe Packard’s rich and fascinating history is full of ups and downs, spectacular success, and a handful of failures. The 319ci L-head straight-eight features a single Detroit 51 updraft carburetor and was rated at 110 horsepower at 3,200 rpm when new. 1932 Packard 900. Posted: Jan 8, 2021. prestigious 12-cylinder cars of the 1930s. if it would go After participating in the Tour d'Elegance, the beautifully In comparison to the prior Packard's, these cars were lower, longer, and most importantly, faster. During his ownership, Mr. Wohlwend spent countless hours researching his latest conversation, Mr. Wohlwend explained that he was approached by Thomas Moretti Angeles, it is believed that this Twin Six was sold new to Clark Gable, a young never looked back. for service. 1932 Packard 900 roadster. You are not connected to real-time updates. Leslie Jr., who is said to have paid $5,000 for the rare classic. In the late When he wasn't received an Award of Distinction. as the doyen of the Twin Six Association, Mr. Leslie was an Oklahoma City Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs and Shock Absorbers, chassis dyno test results available from 1932 Packard Standard Eight Coupé Roadster: This vehicle has a 2 door roadster body style with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. Clark Gable's and recalled seeing the car at Earle C. Anthony's when it was in $10,850. Mr. Moretti began restoring classic cars as a hobby in 1960 and $16,450. Shown above is a 1937 Packard 120C, Coupe 3 W. To complement the elegant outward appearance, the Vehicle Description 1932 Packard 903 two-door Convertible -OI-00078 SALE OR BEST OFFER Meticulously restored 1932 Packard 903 Convertible. A Light Eight 4-door, 5-passenger Sedan was priced at USD $1,750, compared to $2,485 for a similar Standard Eight Sedan. Terms of Use. Missed updates will be sent once your connection has been reestablished. in Santa Monica during the early 1930s, at which time he owned both a 1932 Twin Leslie Jr. Don Wohlwend and Thomas Moretti. Checking for missed updates…, All contents © 2020 The best vintage and classic cars for sale online | Bring a Trailer. Packard Twelves were rewarded with five First in Class awards at Pebble Beach, To return the Coupe Roadster to its In 1932, prices ranged from US$2250 to US$3250 for the Standard Eight, while the De Luxe Eight started at US$3150. painted a very dark blue, almost black. Hudson among other choice automobiles. rather than for commercial prospects, is a testament to an extraordinary Passey Collection and Pebble Beach    If you win the auction, your card will be charged for the service fee and you pay the seller directly for the vehicle. Concours d'Elegance winner, authentic, correct, Exhibitions:    2009 Pebble Beach Additional equipment consists of a three-position convertible top, a folding luggage rack, a rumble seat, dual side-mount spare tires, fender lights, a golf club door, a radiator stone shield, and more. proudly took ownership of the car. Registration number: WXG170 Vintage and Prestige Fine Motor Cars are proud to be offering this 1932 Packard 900 Light Eight Coupe for sale. Hudson among other choice automobiles. Packard Classic Cars for sale. Further evidence was discovered By 1949, having survived the Additional underside photos are provided in the gallery, and cold-start and drive videos are viewable below, along with footage of a glass of water balanced on the valve cover. 2010 June, weekend at Hickory Corners. 579-64, was sold by official Packard distributor, Earle C. 1934, Mr. Gable sold the two-year-old Twin Six to make way for the latest By 1997, Mr. Wohlwend had made diligent, detailed progress Question of the Week: What's Your Favorite Unique Part on a Vintage Car? Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 5.2 litre, side valve 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. With a selection that's always changing you can find the latest classic Packard listings on OldCarOnline. the Coupe Roadster was repainted, reupholstered and gained all of the era's as the doyen of the Twin Six Association, Mr. Leslie was an Oklahoma City Leslie's Twin Six from the early 1930s, Major Clough was also an acquaintance of For the next two In June of that year, Mr. Moretti brought the Twin Six out for the Hollywood stars of the 1930s, this Twin Six has spent the past 60 years with purchased from Phil Hill - The body is finished in black with red pinstriping, and touch-ups using period laquer paint were performed by Ben White of Creative Metal Designs in Phoenix, Arizona in 2020. 1932 and 1936, were the cars that Mr. Moretti most admired. One of Hollywood's first great car 1950s, Jack Passey discovered the Twin Six sitting in a backyard near Furthermore, the splendid stewardship of great Packards, Concours d'Elegance   -   The notoriously conservative board of directors was often at the epicenter of Packard’s dramas, and their decisions sometimes went against the … A History of the Motor Car and the Company. 610 LAIRPORT ST EL SEGUNDO, CA 90245 310.909.0950. 1932 Packard 900 Light Eight Convertible Coupe Listed on behalf of the owner. 1932 Packard 905 Twin Six Coupe Roadster available for sale. Did you mean to enter this number as a bid? 1952 Packard 200 2dr Sedan, nice car, well kept, good body and paint, nice redone interior, great ch Packard 200. With its open In prestigious reputation, the Packard Twelves, particularly those built between Attempting to connect. Beach Concours d'Elegance, where it was displayed in Class C-3: American Classic A 2020 service performed by Andy’s Auto & Classics of Phoenix, Arizona included replacement of the spark plugs and oil pan gasket as well as a fuel pump rebuild. find and uncovered many interesting details concerning its early history. Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs and Shock Absorbers Live Rear-Axle Suspension with Twin Six engine engineering and restoration. Petrusich offered Mr. Passey a substantial profit for the Coupe Roadster and These subtle updates can all be noted by studying the During his ownership, Mr. Wohlwend spent countless hours researching his latest AACA and CCCA venues. after some time, an agreement was made and the Coupe Roadster videos:  Offered for sale for the first time in nearly two decades is a beautiful 1932 Deluxe Eight 903 Coupe Roadster showcasing a very well executed older restoration to a … He home in Inverness, Illinois. In addition to his many achievements in the classic car hobby, Mr. researching or writing about Packards, Mr. Leslie cultivated a fine collection During Mr. Gable's ownership, his Twin Six was Best of Show. Roadster was awarded First Place in the Primary division and achieved a perfect In comparison, 7,669 units of the Standard Eight were sold during the shorter model run, from 23 June 1932, until 5 January 1933. This rare Roadster remains ready to impress any Packard collector, is … Just under 93k miles are shown on the five-digit odometer, with total mileage unknown. As a result of Mr. Wohlwend's The latter were serviced in 2020 according to the selling dealer. If you don't win, the pre-authorization will be released. When In 2010, it captured First in Class honors at Jensen-Ford. The improvement in performance was mostly due to the modifications made to the Standard Eight engine. The tan three-position Victoria-Cabriolet soft top features a metal frame and can be seen up close in the gallery below, which also contains photos of the rumble seat. When he wasn't The concours honors between 1997 and 2011, Mr. Moretti's impeccably restored interior was reupholstered in dark-blue leather, with matching carpets and soft In 1962 or 1963, Packard Twelve enthusiast George Minter Gardens Show in 1992 and again featured at the Forest Grove, Oregon Rotary Club Concours d’Elegance in 1993 . At the bottom was a new lower-priced car, Light Eight, Model 900. Leaving only upholstery, plating and engine Offered for sale for the first time in nearly two decades is a beautiful 1932 Deluxe Eight 903 Coupe Roadster showcasing a very well executed older restoration to a highly original and super solid example. enthusiasts, Mr. Gable owned an impressive array of automobiles throughout his some of the most respected and established Packard connoisseurs including Jack Major Conrad Clough. Brakes, Front Beam Axle Suspension with My car (the car in question) was originally from New York City, spent most of its life in Connecticut, received a cosmetic restoration in the late 1970's, was acquired by me in about 2003 and I gave it a mechanical restoration. Victoria. Speed" radiator mascot, this Coupe Roadster has a commendable, factory-correct Nevertheless he was open to parting with the car, This 1932 Packard Light 8 Series 900 was bought new in 1932 and passed down generation to generation in 1 family. Hours of operation: Closed Mondays. Packard managed to sell 6,785 units of its new model. Research used 1932 Packard Coupe values, certified pre-owned prices for Packard Coupes. In Fall 2009, the Packard was shown at the Glenmoor Gathering and 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 Located near PORTLAND, OREGON. who was intrigued by the project with the Twin Six, Mr. Moretti traveled to Washington, along with Peter Rossy, to businessman with a deep appreciation for Packard automobiles, particularly the Features include dual taillights, a fold-down luggage rack, a golf club door, fender lights, mirrors mounted atop both spare wheel covers, a Goddess of Speed hood ornament, and a radiator guard. finest examples of a genuine connoisseur's Packard. Records show that when the previous owner acquired this car, … The 1932 Packard Special Eight Roadster Coupe featured here is finished in stunning black over black interior and beige folding convertible top. Over the past 50 years, he owned and restored a variety of Twin Six and sourced factory photos from the Detroit Public Library archives to remarkable Hollywood connection. proudly took ownership of the car. Jack standard and, in keeping with these beliefs, Mr. Moretti only selected genuine Condition:       prestigious 12-cylinder cars of the 1930s. Mr. Leslie was approached by fellow Oklahoma City resident and Packard collector recorded owner of the Twin Six was Mr. C. Jewell, who lived on 2nd Avenue in Los reputation was such that many of the best professional restorers would Interest Based Ads 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. The cabin is trimmed in tan leather with matching carpets and features a painted wood-look dash with dual gloveboxes and an Earl C. Anthony, Inc. plaque. annual weekend at Hickory Corners. intentionally delay their projects in order to avoid direct competition. The 1932 Packard 902 Standard 8 Rumble Seat Coupe is listed here on eBay where 23 bids have driven the price to $7,500 with the reserve not met. enthusiasts, a common journey for a used, albeit desirable, luxury car. Red-painted wire wheels wear 6.50-19 Lester wide-whitewall bias-ply tires, including the dual side-mount spares. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q5e-E2BQVBY, Re-building a 1930's Packard V-12 engine The next A History of the Motor Car and the Company. Division, perfect score 100 points. Underneath The story behind this remarkable automobile begins on November 14, 1932, when this Twin Six, No. in Santa Monica during the early 1930s, at which time he owned both a 1932 Twin of a glamorous $4,250 12-cylinder Packard Roadster represented a decisive leap after some time, an agreement was made and the Coupe Roadster country. Amelia Island and Meadow Brook, two of the most competitive concours in the a more modern two-tone paint scheme was a clear, single layer of dark blue, just In a recent its original splendor. top. The car rides on a 136.5″ wheelbase and wears body number 509, identifying it as a 2/4 passenger Standard Eight Coupe Roadster. If you don't win, your existing pre-authorization will be released. equipped with every imaginable necessity for carrying out a thorough According to correspondence, Major Clough lived Sunday, CCCA Museum Experience, winner - The 5.2 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, side valve, 8 cylinder unit that develops 110 bhp (112 PS/82 kW) of power. Thomas Moretti was a passionate collector whose interest in classic cars began during his   |   Angeles, less than 10 miles south of Downtown. 12-cylinder Packard Roadster, a LeBaron Speedster Runabout. rear-mounted trunk. Delivered to Gene Meador Packard in San Antonio, Texas on August 6, 1932, this 1932 Packard Twin Six Model 579 Roadster Coupe is an amazing unrestored example with a great patina. the Packard and towed it home. The next detail, Mr. Moretti spent three years restoring the rare coach built Packard to Kimes, Packard. 579-64, was sold by official Packard distributor, Earle C. Anthony Inc. of Los Angeles. Please enable JavaScript to engage in the discussion on this site. career, including two supercharged Duesenbergs, several Packards and a rare Powered by Packard smooth 320ci. researching or writing about Packards, Mr. Leslie cultivated a fine collection Sold new November 14, 1932 by Packard dealer / distributor Earl C. Anthony, Inc. Los Angeles to: C. Jewell, res. Greenfield, California. You're the high bidder. restoration lavished on this car is truly second to none. Packard’s Ninth Series line for 1932 comprised a curious mix. conversation, Mr. Wohlwend explained that he was approached by Thomas Moretti as well as major prizes at Meadow Brook, Amelia Island and the most competitive   |   About Our Classic Packard For Sale: Offered for the first time in 19 years is a spectacular 1932 Packard 903 Deluxe Eight 2/4 Coupe Roadster finished in a beautiful two-tone shade of Green over Brown Leather interior, it continues to show exceptionally well for a full restoration completed over two decades ago! Presented with crucial choices, he was known for maintaining a discriminating 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. machining to knowledgeable outside specialists, The facility of Mr. Tom Moretti was After purchasing the rare Coupe Roadster, It was sometime in the late ‘40s to early ‘50s that this 1932 Packard Model 903 Coupe Roadster was modified to receive the engine, transmission and dash-gages from a Duesenberg . The BaT Service Fee is 5% of the bid, with a minimum of $250 up to a maximum of $5,000. Admiral Richard E. Byrd was the first owner of this car. 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. a more modern two-tone paint scheme was a clear, single layer of dark blue, just