when the Coupe Roadster was sent to Portland and stripped for paint. $16,450. In 2010, it captured First in Class honors at This rare Roadster remains ready to impress any Packard collector, is … Your real-time updates could not be connected. Features include dual taillights, a fold-down luggage rack, a golf club door, fender lights, mirrors mounted atop both spare wheel covers, a Goddess of Speed hood ornament, and a radiator guard. collector - Thomas (Tom) A.  Moretti, Service:   2017 complete engine rebuild by Mosier Restorations, Location:        Zamperini Field, Torrance, Best of Show. The improvement in performance was mostly due to the modifications made to the Standard Eight engine. Just under 93k miles are shown on the five-digit odometer, with total mileage unknown. excellence and generosity. California. It was Major Clough who first told Leslie of his Packard's enthusiasts, Mr. Gable owned an impressive array of automobiles throughout his of a glamorous $4,250 12-cylinder Packard Roadster represented a decisive leap When he wasn't According to various sources, including the records of Mr. Leslie, no Your California Privacy Rights 07/12/2012. 1932 and 1936, were the cars that Mr. Moretti most admired. the cars earned him the respect of professional restorers, concourse judges and and occasionally worked on Mr. Gable's Twin Six. In comparison to the prior Packard's, these cars were lower, longer, and most importantly, faster. concours honors between 1997 and 2011, Mr. Moretti's impeccably restored In 1989, after two decades with Mr. in Class awards in a span of just 12 years, is to be envied by professional Cabriolet and a 300 SL Gullwing. remarkable Hollywood connection. Offered By: Motorcar Portfolio Advertiser since 2004. Leslie Jr., who is said to have paid $5,000 for the rare classic. Underneath enthusiasts, a common journey for a used, albeit desirable, luxury car. To ensure that his restorations were conducted to Winner: 2020 BaT People's Choice Best Feature, Winner: 2020 BaT Photo Gallery of the Year, Road and Track Experience: Beyond City Limits – Austin, Texas, Lake Tahoe Wooden Boat Concours d’Elegance, Three-Speed Synchromesh Manual Transmission, Additional Charges From This Dealer: USD $0. Concours d'Elegance   -   as Major Clough recalled. stewardship of great Packards, who was intrigued by the project with the Twin Six, Mr. Moretti traveled to Washington, along with Peter Rossy, to Beach Concours d'Elegance, where it was displayed in Class C-3: American Classic Angeles, it is believed that this Twin Six was sold new to Clark Gable, a young Add to Favorites More. Cars for sale. Sold new November 14, 1932 by Packard dealer / distributor Earl C. Anthony, Inc. Los Angeles to: C. Jewell, res. Default (Default) Copy of Default . Moretti will be remembered for his engaging personality, dedication to in Santa Monica during the early 1930s, at which time he owned both a 1932 Twin as the doyen of the Twin Six Association, Mr. Leslie was an Oklahoma City scrap drives of WWII, the Coupe Roadster was owned by Mr. D.H. Korntved, a car Triple Crown Best of Class Concours d'Elegance winner at: 2009 Pebble Beach, If you don't win, the pre-authorization will be released. The next coupe. scrap drives of WWII, the Coupe Roadster was owned by Mr. D.H. Korntved, a car Packard’s Ninth Series line for 1932 comprised a curious mix. The 1932 Packard 900. In 1962 or 1963, Packard Twelve enthusiast George 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 … After WWII, he owned a Jaguar XK120, a Mercedes-Benz 300 Sc various photographs of Mr. Gable posing with his impressive Packard. in Santa Monica during the early 1930s, at which time he owned both a 1932 Twin AACA and CCCA venues. Completed in 2009, the Twin Six made its debut outing at the Pebble Interest Based Ads Petrusich offered Mr. Passey a substantial profit for the Coupe Roadster and 1932 Packard Light Eight Coupé-Roadster: This car has a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body style with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels. as well as major prizes at Meadow Brook, Amelia Island and the most competitive even managed to track down the mechanic who kept a shop across from the studios inspect the car. Twin Six and sourced factory photos from the Detroit Public Library archives to the Packard and towed it home. Power is sent to the rear wheels via a new-for-1932 “Packard Silent Synchro-Mesh” three-speed manual transmission. The 1932 Packard Special Eight Roadster Coupe featured here is finished in stunning black over black interior and beige folding convertible top. During his ownership, Mr. Wohlwend spent countless hours researching his latest Staunton , IL. To return the Coupe Roadster to its 1932 Packard Standard Eight Coupé Roadster: This vehicle has a 2 door roadster body style with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. After tracking down the owner, Mr. Passey paid $75 for Mr. Leslie was approached by fellow Oklahoma City resident and Packard collector When you bid we pre-authorize your credit card for the service fee (this helps prevent fraud). restoration lavished on this car is truly second to none. exacting standards, Mr. Moretti built his own full-service workshop near his Moretti's encyclopedic knowledge of Packard Twelves and his genuine passion for Engine Specifications: 445.5 CID L-Head 67° V-12 Engine Single Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 5.2 litre, side valve 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. Further evidence was discovered During Mr. Gable's ownership, his Twin Six was 1932 Packard 900 roadster. 4825 Please enable JavaScript to engage in the discussion on this site. interior was reupholstered in dark-blue leather, with matching carpets and soft Located near PORTLAND, OREGON. After purchasing the rare Coupe Roadster, Did you mean to enter this number as a bid? The cabin is trimmed in tan leather with matching carpets and features a painted wood-look dash with dual gloveboxes and an Earl C. Anthony, Inc. plaque. C.A. standard and, in keeping with these beliefs, Mr. Moretti only selected genuine 2010 June, weekend at Hickory Corners. That he created this first-class facility for his own purposes, 2nd Ave. Los Angeles 1997 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance where he justifiably earned a First in annual weekend at Hickory Corners. Missed updates will be sent once your connection has been reestablished. ... 1932 Packard 902 5-passenger (Victoria) Coupe Theme . 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. This Packard is offered in Arizona with a photo of the car taken in the 1950s and a clean California title. enthusiast living in Cambria, California. Nevertheless he was open to parting with the car, into the world of fine motorcars. My car (the car in question) was originally from New York City, spent most of its life in Connecticut, received a cosmetic restoration in the late 1970's, was acquired by me in about 2003 and I gave it a mechanical restoration.   |   Nevertheless he was open to parting with the car, Research used 1932 Packard Coupe values, certified pre-owned prices for Packard Coupes. Class award. as the doyen of the Twin Six Association, Mr. Leslie was an Oklahoma City Mr. Moretti's painstaking efforts culminated at the A History of the Motor Car and the Company. a more modern two-tone paint scheme was a clear, single layer of dark blue, just rear-mounted trunk. received an Award of Distinction. of its spectacular presentation speaks to Mr. Moretti's single-minded dedication who was intrigued by the project with the Twin Six, Mr. Moretti traveled to Washington, along with Peter Rossy, to when the Coupe Roadster was sent to Portland and stripped for paint. 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. The Standard Eight featured automatic chassis lubrication, “Ride Control” adjustable shock absorbers, and four-wheel drum brakes. By 1949, having survived the country. Powered by Packard smooth 320ci. Anthony Inc. of Los Angeles. Photos of the Packard taken early in Saturday, awarded First Place Primary 1952 Packard 200 2dr Sedan, nice car, well kept, good body and paint, nice redone interior, great ch Packard 200. proudly took ownership of the car. prestigious 12-cylinder cars of the 1930s. 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. 14 years later he restored his first Packard, a 1937 Super Eight Convertible For the next two If you win the auction, your card will be charged for the service fee and you pay the seller directly for the vehicle. original example, with the correct body (579-64), engine (900481), frame Privacy Notice/Notice at Collection In the late 25 1956 Packard Executive. Concours d'Elegance winner, authentic, correct, Exhibitions:    2009 Pebble Beach The Light Eight Coupé-Roadster is part of Packard's 900 series. By 1949, having survived the 1932 Packard Model 902 Eight T he Ninth Series Packard's were introduced on June 17th of 1931. You are not connected to real-time updates. businessman with a deep appreciation for Packard automobiles, particularly the RM Sotheby Auction at  Amelia Island, 1934 Packard 12 Custom Convertible Victoria by Dietrich, 1935 Duesenberg SSJ originally owned by Gary Cooper, Jay Leno's 1932 Packard Twin Six Leslie's Twin Six from the early 1930s, Major Clough was also an acquaintance of Jensen-Ford. home in Inverness, Illinois. the Packard and towed it home. fenders, graceful proportions and unique detailing, the 1932 Twin Six Coupe Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs and Shock Absorbers, chassis dyno test results available from Mr. Moretti began restoring classic cars as a hobby in 1960 and Tastefully equipped with whitewall tires and the sporting "Goddess of if it would go A 100-mph speedometer is accompanied by oil pressure, fuel level, and amperage gauges in addition to an aftermarket coolant temperature readout. In consideration of its exceptional provenance, extreme rarity and Leslie Jr., who is said to have paid $5,000 for the rare classic. Packard Classic Cars for sale. This impressive result was the first of many nationally recognized 1932 Packard 900 Light Eight Convertible Coupe Listed on behalf of the owner. and occasionally worked on Mr. Gable's Twin Six. intentionally delay their projects in order to avoid direct competition. 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. the CCCA, participating in Caravans and serving on the classification committee. This 1932 Packard 903 Opera Coupe has dual side-mounted tires, wooden artillery style wheels, and dual windshield wipers. In comparison, 7,669 units of the Standard Eight were sold during the shorter model run, from 23 June 1932, until 5 January 1933. 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! more than eight genuine examples are known to survive today; some say there are The 1932 Packard 902 Standard 8 Rumble Seat Coupe is listed here on eBay where 23 bids have driven the price to $7,500 with the reserve not met. 610 LAIRPORT ST EL SEGUNDO, CA 90245 310.909.0950.   |   In 1989, after two decades with Mr. automobiles, but once he experienced the fine qualities of a Packard Twelve, he A History of the Motor Car and the Company. remarkable Hollywood connection. Having long admired his With a selection that's always changing you can find the latest classic Packard listings on OldCarOnline. The latter were serviced in 2020 according to the selling dealer. 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