1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight Convertible Coupe / A501065 Chassis Information

1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight photograph

1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight photograph

1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight photograph

1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight photograph

1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight photograph

1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight photograph

1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight photograph

1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight photograph

1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight photograph

1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight photograph

1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight photograph

1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight photograph

1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight photograph

1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight photograph

1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight photograph

1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight
Convertible Coupe
Chassis #: A501065
Sold for $90,750 at 2010 RM Auctions - Vintage Motor Cars of Meadow Brook.
The Packard One-Twenty, also known as Packards 'junior' Six, accounted for the bulk of Packard's sales. 1938 was the second year for independent front suspension (via wishbones and coil springs) and hydraulic brakes. These features greatly improved drivability making them great for driving tours.

This example is finished in cream with green wheels and matching pinstripe. The car has an older restoration, rides on wide whitewall tires, and has chrome trim rings and small hub caps. The twin side-mount spares have correct metal covers and the tan canvas top is in good condition. The interior is tan leather and the odometer shows 18,500 miles.

In 2010, this Super 8 Convertible Coupe was offered for sale at the Vintage Motor Cars of Meadow Brook event presented by RM Auctions. The car was estimated to sell for $75,000 - $100,000. As bidding came to a close, the car had been sold for the sum of $90,750, including buyer's premium.


By Daniel Vaughan | Aug 2010


2010 RM Auctions - Vintage Motor Cars of Meadow Brook

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$75,000-$100,000 
Sale Price :
$90,750

2017 1
2015 1
2013 1
2010 1
2008 2

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1938 sales)
1938 Packard Super Eight Touring Sedan
Sold for $35,000
  2017 Mecum : Kissimmee
 
1938 Packard Super Eight Touring Sedan
Sold for $29,000
  2015 Mecum : Kissimmee
 
1938 Packard Super Eight Convertible Coupe
Sold for $176,000
  2013 RM Auction - Hershey
 
1938 Packard Super Eight Convertible Coupe
Chassis#: A501065
Sold for $90,750
  2010 RM Auctions - Vintage Motor Cars of Meadow Brook
1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight image  1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight image  
1938 PACKARD SUPER 8 2 DOOR CONVERTIBLE COUPE
Sold for $110,000
  2008 Barrett-Jackson - Las Vegas 2008
 
1938 PACKARD SUPER EIGHT 1604
Sold for $24,500
  2008 Palm Springs Exotic Car Auctions - February 2008
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight Coupe1118G2023C2014 The 7th Annual Auburn Auction $90,000$110,000

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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Packard 1605 Super Eight1938 Business Sedan
Coachbuilder: Dietrich
Chassis information for the Packard 1605 Super Eight1938 Convertible Sedan
Coachbuilder: Dietrich
Engine Num: A502325
Chassis information for the Packard 1605 Super Eight1938 Convertible Sedan
Coachbuilder: Dietrich
Chassis information for the Packard 1605 Super Eight1938 Convertible Sedan
Coachbuilder: Dietrich
Chassis information for the Packard 1605 Super Eight1938 Convertible Sedan
Coachbuilder: Dietrich
Chassis information for the Packard 1605 Super Eight1938 Convertible Sedan
Coachbuilder: Dietrich
Chassis information for the Packard 1604 Super Eight1938 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Mayfair Carriage Company Ltd.
Chassis information for the Packard 1605 Super Eight1938 Sedanca de Ville
Coachbuilder: Barker
Chassis Num: A500689
Engine Num: 396128
Chassis information for the Packard 1703 Super Eight1939 Convertible Victoria
Coachbuilder: Darrin
Chassis information for the Packard 1705 Super Eight1939 Transformable Town Car
Coachbuilder: Franay
Chassis Num: 1702004


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