1930 Packard 740 Custom Eight
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Recently, all six chrome wire wheels have been restored, trued and mounted with fresh whitewall tires. It is powered by a 384 cubic-inch L-Head eight-cylinder engine fitted with a single Detroit Lubricator Updraft carburetor. There is a four-speed selective-sliding gearbox and four-wheel mechanical drum brakes with vacuum booster.
In 2010, this Sport Phaeton was brought to Gooding & Company's Scottsdale Auction where it was estimated to sell for $250,000 - $325,000. As bidding came to a close, the lot had been sold for the sum of $203,500, inclusive of buyer's premium.
By Daniel Vaughan | Feb 2010
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|Gooding and Company - Scottsdale Auction||1909-1931|