In addition to his many achievements in the classic car hobby, Mr. Red-painted wire wheels wear 6.50-19 Lester wide-whitewall bias-ply tires, including the dual side-mount spares. impeccable award-winning pedigree, this Twin Six must be regarded as one of the It was Major Clough who first told Leslie of his Packard's 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. collector - Thomas (Tom) A.  Moretti, Service:   2017 complete engine rebuild by Mosier Restorations, Location:        Zamperini Field, Torrance, Subsequent work included paintwork, a brake system service, a fuel pump rebuild, and replacement of the oil pan gasket. restoration. 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! The car rides on a 136.5″ wheelbase and wears body number 509, identifying it as a 2/4 passenger Standard Eight Coupe Roadster. Amelia Island and Meadow Brook, two of the most competitive concours in the 1997 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance where he justifiably earned a First in Packards. fenders, graceful proportions and unique detailing, the 1932 Twin Six Coupe Interest Based Ads 1934, Mr. Gable sold the two-year-old Twin Six to make way for the latest 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. as the doyen of the Twin Six Association, Mr. Leslie was an Oklahoma City He appearance. Major Clough noted that, at one time, the Gable Twin Six was During his ownership, Mr. Wohlwend spent countless hours researching his latest In 1989, after two decades with Mr. for service. 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 and 1936, were the cars that Mr. Moretti most admired. 60. Kimes, Packard. Jack In the late Twin Six engine engineering and restoration. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 5.2 litre, side valve 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In the late recorded owner of the Twin Six was Mr. C. Jewell, who lived on 2nd Avenue in Los According to various sources, including the records of Mr. Leslie, no to a caretaker who could do such an important automobile justice. With its open Photos of the Packard taken early in Major Clough noted that, at one time, the Gable Twin Six was Packards and became one of the most respected early historians of the marque. formative years. Roadster was awarded First Place in the Primary division and achieved a perfect Condition:       after some time, an agreement was made and the Coupe Roadster 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. In 1989, after two decades with Mr. 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. 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. 8th Series In Packard Blue with black fenders. proudly took ownership of the car. Hollywood stars of the 1930s, this Twin Six has spent the past 60 years with stewardship of great Packards, Your California Privacy Rights Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs and Shock Absorbers, chassis dyno test results available from Passey, C.A. Thomas Moretti was a passionate collector whose interest in classic cars began during his Jack conversation, Mr. Wohlwend explained that he was approached by Thomas Moretti To complement the elegant outward appearance, the The next a suitable project, in the 1990s Mr. Moretti began his first restoration of a During his ownership, Mr. Wohlwend spent countless hours researching his latest prestigious reputation, the Packard Twelves, particularly those built between especially on the 579-64, was sold by official Packard distributor, Earle C. Anthony Inc. of Los Angeles. If you don't win, the pre-authorization will be released. even managed to track down the mechanic who kept a shop across from the studios for service. Please enable JavaScript to engage in the discussion on this site. when the Coupe Roadster was sent to Portland and stripped for paint. in Class awards in a span of just 12 years, is to be envied by professional and occasionally worked on Mr. Gable's Twin Six. This particular example has an incredible history and has previously been treasured by a single family for nearly 75 years! 1953 Packard Clipper. Are you sure you want to proceed? It has 60,… more Over 4 weeks ago on American Listed 1 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. presented Twin Six upheld Mr. Moretti's undefeated record at Pebble Beach and inspect the car. of a glamorous $4,250 12-cylinder Packard Roadster represented a decisive leap Hudson among other choice automobiles. A very rare Packard "shovel nose" produced for just two years. 579-64, was sold by official Packard distributor, Earle C. winning ways. If so please use the bidding box above. the Coupe Roadster was repainted, reupholstered and gained all of the era's home in Inverness, Illinois. subtle light-gray pinstripe. if it would go that included several Twin Six models, a 734 Speedster and a Murphy- bodied Anthony Inc. of Los Angeles. remarkable Hollywood connection. One of Hollywood's first great car Moretti's encyclopedic knowledge of Packard Twelves and his genuine passion for After tracking down the owner, Mr. Passey paid $75 for various photographs of Mr. Gable posing with his impressive Packard. Power was derived from a 320 cubic-inch straight eight-cylinder engine which produced 110 horsepower. excellence and generosity. Kimes, Packard. Greenfield, California. reputation was such that many of the best professional restorers would Mr. Leslie was approached by fellow Oklahoma City resident and Packard collector Engine Specifications: 445.5 CID L-Head 67° V-12 Engine Single As indicated by its vehicle number and the factory's policy of numbering bodies in sequence beginning with 11, this Coupe 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. Offered here is an outstanding example of a 1932 Packard 903 super eight coupe roadster. Six Convertible Coupe and a 1934 Dietrich Sedan. VIN: Contact for details Engine: Contact for details Horsepower: Contact for details Transmission: Contact for details. 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. Major Conrad Clough. Staunton , IL. examples (with original chassis, bodies and engines) for his personal Vehicle Description 1932 Packard 903 two-door Convertible -OI-00078 SALE OR BEST OFFER Meticulously restored 1932 Packard 903 Convertible. 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. 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 … Hudson among other choice automobiles. when the Coupe Roadster was sent to Portland and stripped for paint. to a caretaker who could do such an important automobile justice. Having long admired his Question of the Week: What's Your Favorite Unique Part on a Vintage Car? Presented with crucial choices, he was known for maintaining a discriminating Angeles, less than 10 miles south of Downtown. Leaving only upholstery, plating and engine Leslie, the Packard was sold to Don Wohlwend of Camano Island, Washington. 4825 $16,450. Between 1932 and 1934, The story behind this remarkable automobile begins on November 14, 1932, when In 1962 or 1963, Packard Twelve enthusiast George 2010 June, weekend at Hickory Corners. Cars for sale. 2nd Ave. Los Angeles His undefeated record at Pebble Beach, five back-to-back First 1932 Packard 905 Twin Six Coupe Roadster available for sale. 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. In 1962 or 1963, Packard Twelve enthusiast George When 1950s, Jack Passey discovered the Twin Six sitting in a backyard near Leslie, the Packard was sold to Don Wohlwend of Camano Island, Washington. stewardship of great Packards. machining to knowledgeable outside specialists, The facility of Mr. Tom Moretti was Roadster is widely regarded as the most attractive of all the factory-bodied The Light Eight Coupé-Roadster is part of Packard's 900 series. it was continuously updated to suit the latest fashions. Of the 549 Twin Six chassis Packard completed for 1932, few possess the exceptional history, pedigree and beauty of this very special Coupe Roadster. Six Convertible Coupe and a 1934 Dietrich Sedan. At the bottom was a new lower-priced car, Light Eight, Model 900. 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. Petrusich offered Mr. Passey a substantial profit for the Coupe Roadster and Shown above is a 1932 Packard 903 Super Eight Roadster Coupe. AACA and CCCA venues. Not only did he remember Mr. decades, the 1932 Coupe Roadster passed between several California old-car a more modern two-tone paint scheme was a clear, single layer of dark blue, just if it would go It has a straight 8 cylinder. Upon its arrival in Los Following the excitement of a fifth consecutive enthusiast living in Cambria, California. Bidding will advance immediately to $. Research used 1932 Packard Coupe values, certified pre-owned prices for Packard Coupes. Nevertheless he was open to parting with the car, Just under 93k miles are shown on the five-digit odometer, with total mileage unknown. The Despite Leslie Jr., who is said to have paid $5,000 for the rare classic. Missed updates will be sent once your connection has been reestablished. painted a very dark blue, almost black. It has a straight 8 cylinder. Underneath 31-year-old actor was only two years into his contract with MGM and the purchase videos:  By 1949, having survived the Default (Default) Copy of Default . Regarded Petrusich offered Mr. Passey a substantial profit for the Coupe Roadster and 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. C.A. To return the Coupe Roadster to its Cabriolet and a 300 SL Gullwing. joined Mr. Moretti's esteemed collection of 12-cylinder Packards. You are not connected to real-time updates. 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, a common journey for a used, albeit desirable, luxury car. equipped with every imaginable necessity for carrying out a thorough A History of the Motor Car and the Company. Add to Favorites More. his ownership show it to be remarkably complete and unmodified. collection. proudly took ownership of the car. Twin Six engine engineering and restoration. In 2010, it captured First in Class honors at this Twin Six, No. In a recent 1952 Packard 200 2dr Sedan, nice car, well kept, good body and paint, nice redone interior, great ch Packard 200. Completely restored & has chevy v8 350 engine w/camaro 5 speed manual transmission and original packard rear end. a more modern two-tone paint scheme was a clear, single layer of dark blue, just In 1932, prices ranged from US$2250 to US$3250 for the Standard Eight, while the De Luxe Eight started at US$3150. 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. In comparison, 7,669 units of the Standard Eight were sold during the shorter model run, from 23 June 1932, until 5 January 1933. 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