1938 Packard 1604 Super Eight Coupe Vehicle Profile

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 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 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

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Packard introduced its Sixteenth Series models in September of 1937. Most changes for the Senior cars were cosmetic including pontoon-shaped fenders and split windshields. The Super Eight features Packard's silky-smooth 320 cubic-inch, 130 horsepower inline eight-cylinder engine, which was actually the Standard Eight engine of previous years. Packard tallied 48,682 sales for 1938, far less than 1937, but still the best showing of all independents. The market for custom coachwork was rapidly declining along with the number of luxury car makers following the stock market crash of 1929.

This car rides on the 137-inch wheelbase platform and is a unique custom-bodied Super Eight Coupe. It was delivered to the Mayfair Carriage Company in London to be fitted with this stylish and very British two-door body. Designated an export chassis by Packard, the car is equipped with both right-hand drive and a 12-volt electrical system. The car had been ordered by a European shipping magnate. While in Europe, the car resided in Greece, Italy, Spain and France, prior to coming to the United States. After the war, the car was sadly neglected; it was abandoned and was being used as a chicken coop. Its rescuer, an American Naval officer, brought it back to the United States, and it has since been restored to its former glory by its current owner.


No auction information available for this vehicle at this time.

2017 1
2015 1
2013 1
2010 1
2008 2

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2017$35,000$35,0001
2015$29,000$29,0001
2013$176,000$176,0001
2010$90,750$90,7501
2008$67,250$110,0002

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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