1955 PACKARD CARIBBEAN CONVERTIBLE - 181651 Sold* at Scottsdale 2015 - Lot #1275.1 1955 PACKARD CARIBBEAN CONVERTIBLE https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/181651/181651_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #1275.1

1955 PACKARD CARIBBEAN CONVERTIBLE

Auction Scottsdale 2015
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 1275.1
Year 1955
Make PACKARD
Model CARIBBEAN
Style CONVERTIBLE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN 55881374
Exterior Color RED/WHITE
Interior Color BLACK
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 352
Transmission AUTOMATIC
Description

Lot #1275.1 - Rare matching numbers dual-quad 352cid/275hp. Only 500 of these cars were ever produced. The car was purchased in 1957 from Earl Anthony Motors in Los Angeles and family owned for the past 58 years. California Gold Plate. Complete with Series 5580 overhead valve V8 engine with rare dual Rochester 4 barrel carburetors, 3-speed twin Ultramatic automatic transmission, rare front and rear torsion bar for self-leveling suspension, power assisted 4-wheel drum brakes, power windows, power steering, power convertible top. One family owned, California car for 58 years, original California Gold Plates, original owner's manual, #374 of only 500 ever produced, one of the last great Detroit built Packard's. Has matching numbers dual quad 352cid V8. The exterior is factory rare tri-color White Jade, Onyx Black, Fire Opal on matching trim 96 leather interior. Restored with full documentation consisting of Dealer invoice, California registrations, maintenance receipts and ownership records back to 1957.
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