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1938 Packard 1608 Twelve All-Weather Cabriolet

In 1938 Brunn was awarded the contract to build the Touring Cabriolets and the All-Weather Cabriolets for Packard's 12-cylinder Model 1608 chassis. Packard shipped the rolling chassis to Buffalo with a soapbox driver's seat in place and gave Brunn $150 to mount each of the bodies. Most of the Brunn Touring Cabriolets were sold by California Packard distributor Earl C. Anthony.

This car was the first to receive this very rare body style and was shown at the 1937 New York Auto Show, where it was bought off the stand by Michael Todd. It was restored in 1999 and has since been refreshed by its current owner.

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1938 Packard 1608 Twelve Auction Sales

Recent Sales of the Packard 1608 Twelve

(Data based on Model Year 1938 sales)
1938 PACKARD TWELVE CONVERTIBLE SEDAN
Chassis#: 11532026
Sold for USD$150,700
  2023 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale, Az.
 
1938 Packard Twelve Phaeton by Derham
Sold for USD$250,000
  2021 RM Sothebys : Hershey
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1938 Packard Twelve Touring Cabriolet by Brunn
Sold for USD$121,000
  2019 RM Sothebys : Hershey
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1938 Packard Twelve 1608 Touring Limousine
Chassis#: A600062
Sold for USD$66,000
  2019 Worldwide Auctioneers : Scottsdale, Arizona
 
1938 Packard Twelve Touring Cabriolet by Brunn
Chassis#: 1608-2007
Sold for USD$132,000
  2018 RM Sothebys : Hershey
1938 Packard 1608 Twelve image  
1938 Packard Twelve 1608 All-Weather Cabriolet
Chassis#: 608 2022
Sold for USD$280,500
  2018 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach
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1938 Packard 1608
Sold for USD$122,500
  2018 GAA : July 2018
 
1938 Packard Twelve Landaulet by Rollston
Chassis#: 1608-2025
Sold for USD$224,000
  2018 RM Sothebys : Scottsdale, Az.
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1938 Packard Twelve Sedan
Sold for USD$66,000
  2015 Auctions America - California
 
1938 PACKARD 1608 TWELVE CONVERTIBLE SEDAN
Sold for USD$143,000
  2015 Bonhams Amelia Island Auction
 
1938 Packard Twelve Model 1608 All-Weather Cabriolet
Chassis#: 608 2022
Sold for USD$440,000
  2014 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach Concours
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1938 Packard Twelve All-Weather Town Car by Rollston
Chassis#: 1135-2005
Sold for USD$121,000
  2014 Motor City Auction by RM Auctions
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1938 Packard Twelve Convertible Sedan
Chassis#: 1153-2019
Sold for USD$198,000
  2014 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Arizona
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1938 Packard V-12 Coupe
Sold for USD$60,500
  2013 Auctions America - Ft Lauderdale
 
1938 Packard Twelve Convertible Sedan
Chassis#: 600583
Sold for USD$132,000
  2013 RM Auctions - Arizona
1938 Packard 1608 Twelve image  
1938 Packard Twelve All-Weather Collapsible Cabriolet by Brunn
Sold for USD$137,500
  2012 RM Auctions - Hershey, PA
 
1938 Packard Twelve Convertible Coupe
Chassis#: 11392020
Sold for USD$165,000
  2011 RM Auctions - Concours d'Elegance at St. Johns
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1938 Packard Twelve Convertible Sedan
Chassis#: A600520
Sold for USD$167,750
  2010 RM Auctions - Vintage Motor Cars of Meadow Brook
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1938 Packard Twelve Convertible Sedan
Sold for USD$198,000
  2009 Vintage Motor Cars of Hershey by RM Auctions
 
1938 Packard 1608 Twelve
Chassis#: 411472
Sold for USD$99,000
  2009 Vintage Motor Cars of Meadow Brook
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Packard 1608 Twelves That Failed To Sell At Auction

1938 Packard 1608 Twelve's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1938 Packard Twelve Convertible Sedan1608-11532022 Mecum Indy$150,000  
1938 Packard Twelve Touring Cabriolet by BrunnA6004852019 Auburn Spring : RM Auctions $125,000$150,000
1938 Packard Twelve Convertible Sedan 2018 RM Sothebys : Hershey $150,000$175,000
1938 Packard Twelve All-Weather Cabriolet by Brunn 2018 RM Sothebys : Fort Lauderdale $100,000$125,000
1938 PACKARD TWELVE BRUNN ALL WEATHER CABRIOLET 2017 Dragone Lime Rock Park $200,000$225,000
1938 Packard Twelve 1608 Convertible Victoria1608-20302017 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach $650,000$750,000
1938 Packard Twelve Custom Landaulette160820252013 Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction $475,000$550,000
1938 PACKARD 1708 LIMOUSINE 2011 Auctions America Fort Lauderdale$59,000  
1938 Packard 1608 Convertible Sedan 2009 Greenwich Concours d'Elegance, Collectors' Motorcars and Automobilia $140,000$160,000
1938 Packard 1608 Twelve Brunn 2006 Gooding & Company Pebble Beach Auction $150,000$225,000

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