The 1934 Packard 8

It’s a holiday weekend, I’ve got some projects to work on, DH and I have projects to work on around the house and I’m feeling a bit lazy today so here is a blast from the past…..Have a great weekend everyone 🙂

Images by T.Dashfield

Packard was an American luxury-type automobile marque built by the Packard Motor Car Company of Detroit, Michigan, and later by the Studebaker-Packard Corporation of South Bend, Indiana. The first Packard automobiles were produced in 1899, and the last in 1958.  (wikipedia)

As I was standing on the street corner trying to decide which way to turn in order to look at more autos, this beauty and her driver came around the corner.  As you can see, she is still very much drivable although I doubt her owner uses her much to go get groceries.  Later, I had a chance to talk with the owner – who was just as dapper as his car – and was told many things about it like how they used to have to get into the back rumble seat and that it was originally sold in Hollywood, California.  He even pointed out…

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  1. #1 by allentimphotos2 on September 4, 2016 - 10:00 am

    Are you missing the image on this post?
    I hope you too have a nice weekend.

    • #2 by imagesbytdashfield on September 4, 2016 - 10:11 am

      You have to click on view original post in order to see it in it’s entirety including images.

  2. #4 by Timothy Price on September 4, 2016 - 10:29 am

    That Packard 8 is a cool old car. Love the swan hood ornament and and all the gauges on the dash. Have a great time and success with you projects. While you’re toiling away and taking care of business, I’m going to work at doing nothing all day.

  3. #6 by milfordstreet on September 4, 2016 - 6:41 pm

    We have room in the barn to house this…just saying. She’s a beauty. Cheers!

    • #7 by imagesbytdashfield on September 5, 2016 - 10:53 am

      This may have been stored in a barn at one time before restoring 😉

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