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1937 Packard 1508 Twelve Convertible Sedan / 1073-236 Vehicle Information

1937 Packard 1508 Twelve photograph

1937 Packard 1508 Twelve photograph

1937 Packard 1508 Twelve photograph

1937 Packard 1508 Twelve photograph

1937 Packard 1508 Twelve photograph

1937 Packard 1508 Twelve photograph

1937 Packard 1508 Twelve photograph

1937 Packard 1508 Twelve photograph

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Sold for $48,400 at 2008 Vintage Motor Cars of Meadow Brook.
The Packard V12, initially called the 'Twin Six', was the flagship of the line. The design of the engines were quite different from the prior 'Twin Six' models, so the name was updated to 'Twelve' from 1933 onwards. There was a plethora of bodystyles available, including 12 standard production models and ten individual custom Dietrich designs. LeBaron and Brunn would supply a number of custom types in the subsequent years to come.

In 1935, the styling of all Packard's was updated with more streamlined bodies. The Twelve was given aluminum heads and a quarter inch of stroke. Coil spring independent suspension and hydraulic brakes were added in 1937. For 1937, the most expensive model was the Dietrich-designed Twelve Convertible Sedan was sold for $4,650.

This example was delivered new on May 20th of 1937 by the Chicago Packard agency. This car was put into storage for 53 years and is nearly 100% complete, but in need of a total restoration. The odometer reads 66,440 miles, which is believed to be accurate.

In 2008 this Dietrich-designed 1937 Packard Twelve Convertible Sedan was brought to RM Auctions 'Vintage Motor Cars of Meadow Brook' where it was estimated to sell for $60,000-$80,000 and offered without reserve. A high bid of $48,400 including buyer's premium was enough to secure new ownership. The lot was sold.


By Daniel Vaughan | Oct 2009


2008 Vintage Motor Cars of Meadow Brook

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $60,000-USD $80,000 
Sale Price :
USD $48,400

1937 Packard 1508 Twelve Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1937 sales)
1937 Packard Twelve 1508 Convertible Sedan
Chassis#: 906-204
Sold for USD$451,000
  2020 Worldwide Auctioneers : Scottsdale Arizona Auction
 
1937 Packard 1508 Twelve Convertible Sedan
Sold for USD$170,500
  2019 Mecum : Kissimmee
 
1937 Packard Twelve Limousine
Sold for USD$50,000
  2016 Mecum : Chicago
 
1937 Packard Twelve Convertible Sedan
Sold for USD$275,000
  2016 RM Sotheby's : Hershey
1937 Packard 1508 Twelve image  1937 Packard 1508 Twelve image  
1937 Packard Twelve Convertible Sedan
Sold for USD$198,000
  2015 RM Sotheby's Hershey Auction
 
1937 Packard Twelve Convertible Sedan
Chassis#: 1073-237
Sold for USD$220,000
  2013 RM Auctions - Monterey
1937 Packard 1508 Twelve image  1937 Packard 1508 Twelve image  
1937 Packard Twelve Seven-Passenger Limousine
Chassis#: 1039-309
Sold for USD$49,500
  2012 RM Auctions - Hershey, PA
 
1937 Packard Twelve Seven-Passenger Touring Sedan
Chassis#: 1034-434
Sold for USD$71,500
  2012 RM-Automobiles of Arizona
1937 Packard 1508 Twelve image  1937 Packard 1508 Twelve image  
1937 Packard Fifteenth Series 1508
Sold for USD$48,400
  2008 Vintage Motor Cars of Meadow Brook
1937 Packard 1508 Twelve image  1937 Packard 1508 Twelve image  
1937 Packard 115 Coupe
Sold for USD$14,980
  2005 The Florida Collector Car Auction
 
1937 PACKARD 1508 TOURING LIMOUSINE
Sold for USD$50,600
  2003 Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale 2003
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1937 Packard 1508 Twelve's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1937 Packard Twelve Convertible Victoria by Rollston 2019 RM Sothebys : Monterey $900,000$1,200,000
1937 Packard Twelve 1508 Convertible Sedan1073-2392018 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach $350,000$450,000
1937 Packard 1508 Twelve Convertible Sedan 2018 Mecum : Houston$205,000  
1937 Packard 1508 Twelve Convertible Sedan 2018 Mecum : Kissimmee$190,000  
1937 Packard Twelve 1508 Convertible Sedan10732392012 Worldwide The Auburn Auction $300,000$350,000
1937 Packard Twelve All-Weather Town Car by LeBaron15082162011 RM Auctions Concours d'Elegance at St. Johns$162,500$180,000$220,000
1937 Packard Series 1508 V-121073-2082009 Bonhams Bicentennial Pavilion at Hotel Murano $250,000$300,000

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