Lot #73.1

1956 PACKARD 400 2 DOOR HARDTOP

Auction Scottsdale 2012
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 73.1
Year 1956
Make PACKARD
Model 400
Style 2 DOOR HARDTOP
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN 56873810
Exterior Color ERIE GREEN/WHITE
Interior Color WHITE/BLACK
Cylinders V8
Engine Size 374
Transmission 3-SPEED MANUAL
Description
Has been owned by the same family for 39 years. It has less than 98,000 original miles. This car has been through an extensive restoration to bring it to like new condition. The exterior is a tri-tone color scheme of a Dover White roof, an Erie Green upper body and a Dover White lower body. The wide stainless steel side trim separating the Erie Green upper body and lower Dover White panels has been polished and the lines repainted. All chrome has been re-plated and the stainless steel trim has been polished. It has the dual rear power antennas, which have been rebuilt. The original full wheel covers complement the original style wide white wall tires. Mechanically the car is in excellent condition with about 100 miles since it's restoration. The original 374/290hp V8 has been rebuilt, as well as most other electrical and mechanical components. This car has the factory option three-speed manual with overdrive transmission. The front end and power steering components have been rebuilt. The torsion level suspension system works as designed. The cooling system has been rebuilt and correct hose clamps are used. The gas tank has been reconditioned. The exhaust system is stainless steel with resonators. The interior has been completed reupholstered in the original style white leather and black jacquard fabric with silver threads. The headliner, dash pad, door panels and carpets have all been reupholstered in the original style. The original signal seeking radio with dual power antennas has been rebuilt. The dash is the original gold mesh with complete instrumentation. Other features include power windows, power seat and under seat heaters.
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