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1937 Packard 1507 Twelve

Chassis number : 906287

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High bid of $220,000 at 2011 RM Auctions - Concours d'Elegance at St. Johns. (did not sell)
The Packard Twelve was a conservative and elegant automobile with a refined chassis and a whisper-quiet engine. For 1935, Packard introduced all-new bodies that offered true envelope styling with the body, hood, fenders and running boards incorporated into a smooth design. An increase in horsepower, improvements to the suspension and steering, and improved engine mounts greatly enhanced the driving experience and improved passenger comfort.

The 1936 models were virtually unchanged whereas the Fifteenth Series of 1937 brought a comprehensive series of mechanical improvements. Perhaps the most noticeable was the introduction of 'Safe-T-Flex' independent front suspension, based on the sound design of the junior One-Twenty. Other improvements included the adoption of hydraulic brakes, disc-type steel wheels and the elimination of the Bijur central chassis lubrication system.

This Packard Convertible Victoria rides on the shorter, sporty 139-inch wheelbase Twelve chassis. The exterior is finished in dark blue with red pinstripe accents along the beltline and wheel arches. The passenger cabin is trimmed in red leather upholstery and dark blue carpeting. Wood-grain trim includes the window frames and the dash - which contains a clock and a rare radio unit. The rumble seat is also in red leather upholstery with fold-over leather armrests.

This Packard Twelve Convertible Coupe was fitted with many desirable accessories including dual side mounts, dual golf bag doors and a rear mounted accessory trunk rack. The interior features red leather interior upholstery and wood grain trim. The car was featured on the cover of the Packard Cormorant magazine.

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2011 RM Auctions - Concours d'Elegance at St. Johns

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $250,000-USD $300,000 
High Bid (Lot was not sold)
USD $220,000

1937 Packard 1507 Twelve Auction Sales

Recent Sales of the Packard 1507 Twelve

(Data based on Model Year 1937 sales)
1937 Packard Twelve 1507 Formal Sedan
Chassis#: 905935
Sold for USD$134,400
  2022 Worldwide Auctioneers : The Auburn Auction
 
1937 Packard Twelve 1507 Coupe Roadster
Chassis#: 280514
Sold for USD$280,000
  2022 Worldwide Auctioneers : Scottsdale Arizona
 
1937 PACKARD 1507 TWELVE CONVERTIBLE VICTORIA
Chassis#: 906571
Sold for USD$173,600
  2021 Bonhams : Amelia Island Auction
1937 Packard 1507 Twelve image  1937 Packard 1507 Twelve image  
1937 Packard Twelve Coupe Roadster
Chassis#: 1039-212
Sold for USD$224,000
  2021 RM Sothebys : Amelia Island Auction
1937 Packard 1507 Twelve image  1937 Packard 1507 Twelve image  
1937 Packard Twelve Seven-Passenger Touring Sedan
Chassis#: 1034-239
Sold for USD$43,680
  2019 RM Sothebys : The Guyton Collection
 
1937 Packard Twelve Coupe Roadster
Sold for USD$261,250
  2017 Auctions America : Auburn Fall
 
1937 Packard 1507 Twelve Coupe Roadster
Chassis#: 906694
Sold for USD$467,500
  2017 Worldwide Auctioneers : The Pacific Grove Auction
1937 Packard 1507 Twelve image  1937 Packard 1507 Twelve image  
1937 Packard 1507 RestoMod Coupe
Chassis#: 1038211
Sold for USD$118,800
  2017 Worldwide Auctioneers: Texas Classic Auction
 
1937 Packard Twelve 1507 Coupe Roadster
Chassis#: 1039-228
Sold for USD$297,000
  2017 Gooding & Co. : Scottsdale, AZ
 
1937 Packard Twelve 1507 Convertible Victoria
Chassis#: 905736A
Sold for USD$247,500
  2017 Worldwide Auctioneers : Scottsdale, AZ
 
1937 Packard Twelve Club Sedan
Sold for USD$69,300
  2016 Auctions America : Auburn Fall
 
1937 Packard Twelve Convertible Sedan
Sold for USD$206,800
  2016 Auctions America : Fort Lauderdale
 
1937 Packard Twelve Coupe
Sold for USD$49,500
  2016 Auctions America : Fort Lauderdale
 
1937 Packard Twelve Coupe
Sold for USD$53,900
  2015 Auctions America - California
 
1937 Packard Twelve Limousine
Sold for USD$50,000
  2015 Mecum - Rogers'Classic Car Museum 2015
 
1937 Packard Twelve Coupe Roadster
Sold for USD$319,000
  2015 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Arizona
1937 Packard 1507 Twelve image  1937 Packard 1507 Twelve image  
1937 Packard Twelve Victoria Convertible
Sold for USD$150,000
  2014 Mecum : Seattle
 
1937 Packard Twelve All-Weather Cabriolet
Sold for USD$80,300
  2013 Worldwide Auctions - The Burt Collection
 
1937 PACKARD 12 LIMOUSINE
Chassis#: 1039309
Sold for USD$77,000
  2013 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale
 
1937 Packard Twelve Coupe Roadster
Chassis#: 1039-238
Sold for USD$352,000
  2012 RM Auctions - St. Johns, Michigan
1937 Packard 1507 Twelve image  

Packard 1507 Twelves That Failed To Sell At Auction

1937 Packard 1507 Twelve's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1937 Packard Twelve torpédo double phaéton style LeBaron1035-2882017 Artcurial : Retromobile $500,000$700,000
1937 Packard Twelve Convertible Victoria9065952012 RMAutomobiles of Arizona$150,000$160,000$190,000
1937 Packard Twelve Coupe Roadster9062872011 RM Auctions Concours d'Elegance at St. Johns$220,000$250,000$300,000
1937 PACKARD 15ème SERIE V12 CONVERTIBLE VICTORIA 2011 Automobiles sur les Champs 2   

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