Lot 126

2017   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2017

1938 Packard Twelve 1608 Convertible Victoria

Coachwork by Derham


$650,000 - $750,000


/ Packard Vehicle No. 1608-2030



Car Highlights

Rare Top-of-the-Line Packard; One of Only 556 Twelves Built for 1938

Magnificent One-Off Convertible Victoria Coachwork by Derham of Rosemont, Pennsylvania

Custom-Built for Philadelphia Coal Scion Daniel Bertsch Wentz Jr.

Exacting Nut-and-Bolt Restoration by Packard Authority David Mitchell

CCCA Full Classic with Proven Record of Concours Awards

Technical Specs

473.3 CID L-Head V-12 Engine

Single Stromberg Downdraft Carburetor

175 HP at 3,200 RPM

3-Speed Manual Synchromesh Gearbox

4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes

Independent Front Suspension with Coil Springs

Live Rear Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs

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