1955 Packard Caribbean Custom Convertible / 55881258 Vehicle Information

1955 Packard Caribbean photograph

1955 Packard Caribbean
Sold for $63,800 at 2009 Vintage Motor Cars of Meadow Brook.
This Caribbean Convertible has a tri-tone exterior finish and powered by a 352 cubic-inch V8 engine offering 275 horsepower and breathing through a dual Rochester carburetor and the iconic 'batwing' air cleaner. There is a Twin-Ultramatic automatic transmission, power steering, power brakes, power windows, a power front seat, seat belts, an AM radio and dual power-operated radio antennas. In 2006, new leather interior upholstery was fitted at a cost of approximately $14,000. There are wide whitewall tires, chrome-plated wire wheels and dual exhaust outlets.

In 2009, this Packard Caribbean was brought to RM Auctions 'Vintage Motor Cars of Meadow Brook' where it was estimated to sell for $60,000-$80,000. As bidding came to a close, the lot had been sold for the sum of $63,800, including buyer's premium.


By Daniel Vaughan | Sep 2009


2009 Vintage Motor Cars of Meadow Brook

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $60,000-USD $80,000 
Sale Price :
USD $63,800

1955 Packard Caribbean Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1955 sales)
1955 Packard Caribbean
Chassis#: 5588-1269
Sold for USD$78,100
  2020 RM Sothebys : Palm Beach Online
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1955 Packard Caribbean Convertible
Chassis#: 5588-1033
Sold for USD$56,000
  2020 RM Sothebys : Amelia Island Auction
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1955 PACKARD CARIBBEAN CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: 5588-1254
Sold for USD$39,600
  2020 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale, AZ
 
1955 Packard Caribbean Convertible
Chassis#: 55881169
Sold for USD$82,500
  2019 Worldwide Auctioneers : The Corpus Christi Old Car Museum Auction
 
1955 Packard Caribbean Convertible
Sold for USD$47,300
  2019 RM Auctions : Auburn Fall
 
1955 Packard Caribbean Convertible
Chassis#: 5588-1254
Sold for USD$29,120
  2019 Bonhams : Greenwich Concours
 
1955 Packard Caribbean Convertible
Chassis#: 5588-1403
Sold for USD$28,000
  2019 Bonhams : Tupelo Auction
 
1955 Packard Caribbean Convertible
Sold for USD$60,500
  2019 Mecum : Kissimmee
 
1955 Packard Caribbean Convertible
Sold for USD$57,200
  2018 Mecum : Dallas
 
1955 PACKARD CARIBBEAN CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: 55881401
Sold for USD$60,500
  2018 Barrett-Jackson : Las Vegas
 
1955 PACKARD CARIBBEAN CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: 55881244
Sold for USD$56,100
  2018 Barrett-Jackson : Palm Beach
 
1955 Packard Caribbean Convertible
Sold for USD$66,000
  2018 Mecum : Kansas City
 
1955 PACKARD CARIBBEAN
Chassis#: 55881401
Sold for USD$35,000
  2018 GpK Auctions - Atlantic City
 
1955 PACKARD CARIBBEAN CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: 55881244
Sold for USD$57,200
  2017 Barrett-Jackson : Las Vegas
 
1955 Packard Caribbean Convertible
Sold for USD$46,000
  2017 Mecum : Chicago
 
1955 PACKARD CARIBBEAN CONVERTIBLE
Sold for USD$69,300
  2017 Dragone Lime Rock Park
 
1955 Packard Caribbean Convertible
Chassis#: 55881185
Sold for USD$58,500
  2016 Mecum : Anaheim
 
1955 Packard Caribbean Convertible
Chassis#: 5588-1269
Sold for USD$77,000
  2016 RM Sotheby's : Hershey
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1955 PACKARD CARIBBEAN CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: 55881356
Sold for USD$132,000
  2016 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale, AZ
 
1955 PACKARD CARIBBEAN CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: 55881024
Sold for USD$75,000
  2015 Mecum - Anaheim
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1955 Packard Caribbean's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1955 Packard Caribbean Convertible558812292019 Worldwide Auctioneers : Riyadh Auction   
1955 Packard Caribbean Convertible 2017 Russo & Steele : Scottsdale Az   
1955 Packard Caribbean Convertible 2016 Auctions America : Auburn Spring$40,000  
1955 Packard Caribbean Convertible5588-13412014 Motor City Auction by RM Auctions$46,750$60,000$80,000
1955 Packard Caribbean Convertible 2014 Auctions America Auburn Spring$66,000  
1955 Packard Caribbean Convertible 2014 Auctions America Ft Lauderdale$52,500  
1955 Packard Caribbean Convertible 2013 Auctions America Auburn Spring$25,000  
1955 Packard Caribbean Convertible Canceled Lot 2013 Mecum Houston, Tx   
1955 Packard Caribbean Convertible 2012 Auctions America Auburn Spring$18,000  
1955 Packard Caribbean Convertible 2012 Auctions America Ft Lauderdale, Fl$80,000$100,000$125,000
1955 Packard Carribean Convertible 2012 Mecum Auctions Kissimmee Florida$72,000  
1955 Packard Carribean Convertible 2010 Auctions America : Auburn Collector Car Auction$67,500  
1955 Packard Caribbean Convertible 2010 Branson Auctions Spring 2010$55,620  
1955 Packard Caribbean Convertible 2009 Classic Car Auction of Michigan$55,000  
1955 PACKARD CARRIBEAN CONVERTIBLE 2002 Kruse Auction Auburn, IN$37,000  
1955 PACKARD CARRIBEAN CONVERTIBLE 2001 Kruse Auction Auburn, IN$38,000  
1955 PACKARD CARRIBEAN CONVERTIBLE 2001 Kruse Auction Auburn, IN$41,000  

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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Packard Caribbean
1953 Custom Convertible
Coachbuilder: Mitchell-Bentley
Chassis information for the Packard Caribbean
1953 Custom Convertible
Coachbuilder: Mitchell-Bentley

Chassis information for the Packard Caribbean
1953 Custom Convertible
Coachbuilder: Mitchell-Bentley
Chassis information for the Packard Caribbean
1953 Custom Convertible
Coachbuilder: Mitchell-Bentley

Chassis information for the Packard Caribbean
1953 Custom Convertible
Coachbuilder: Mitchell-Bentley
Chassis information for the Packard Caribbean
1953 Custom Convertible
Coachbuilder: Mitchell-Bentley

Chassis information for the Packard Caribbean
1953 Custom Convertible
Coachbuilder: Mitchell-Bentley
Chassis Num: 2678
Chassis information for the Packard Caribbean
1953 Custom Convertible
Coachbuilder: Mitchell-Bentley
Chassis Num: 2678-2061
Engine Num: L405945

Chassis information for the Packard Caribbean
1953 Custom Convertible
Coachbuilder: Mitchell-Bentley
Chassis Num: 26782406
Chassis information for the Packard Caribbean
1953 Custom Convertible
Coachbuilder: Mitchell-Bentley
Chassis Num: 26782494

Chassis information for the Packard Caribbean
1953 Custom Convertible
Coachbuilder: Mitchell-Bentley
Chassis Num: 26782691
Chassis information for the Packard Caribbean
1953 Custom Convertible
Coachbuilder: Mitchell-Bentley
Chassis Num: L411551

Chassis information for the Packard Caribbean
1953 Custom Convertible
Coachbuilder: Mitchell-Bentley
Chassis Num: L415743

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