Packard tooled up for a new model in 1948 with a $15 million redesign. The result was the 22nd and 23rd Series which would remain in production until 1951. Sales began strong, but as time went on, began to dwindle. In response, Packard introduced their 24th Series for 1951. Sales rebounded to 100,000 in the first year. The models offered included the 200, 250, 300 and 400. All of these models were powered by straight-engine engines that were nearly silent at idle and earned a reputation for their durability.
This 200 Sedan is a California car that was formerly part of the collection of Art Astor. There is a correct radio, clock and seat belts. The car is painted in blue with a gray cloth interior. The odometer shows just 16,000 miles.
In 2010, this Packard 200 Sedan was offered for sale at the Vintage Motor Cars of Meadow Brook where it was estimated to sell for $15,000 - $25,000 and offered without reserve. As bidding came to a close, the car was sold for the sum of $11,550 including buyer's premium.