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Main : 1948-49 (22nd Series) :  1948 Packard club sedan, right side view, parked on street in front of house

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1948 Packard club sedan, right side view, parked on street in front of house
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8x10 black and white Packard Co. file photograph of a 1948 Packard right side view, parked on street in front of house. Inscribed on photo back; 1948 Packard eight deluxe, twenty-second series, model 2211, 8-cylinder, 130-horsepower, 120-inch wheelbase, 6-person club sedan (body type #2265), prototype, note no hood ornament, painted headlight rings, no horizontal trim, Packard archives indicate facelift for Clipper was originally planned for twenty-first series, by 1942 the heavier front end and hidden headlights had appeared on a front end only facelift, this evolved to a more streamlined look with unhidden headlamps by 1944, in 1945 artists retouched a photo of a production 1942 Clipper, using the proposed new lines, around the same time the more elaborate custom eight grille works was emerging, finally came the production prototypes, with completely altered fuselage and flow through fenders.

Item # EB01e325

Photo courtesy of the Detroit Public Library, National Automotive History Collection and used with permission.

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 Re: 1948 Packard club sedan, right side view, parked on s...

Posted: 2012/11/12 17:32  Updated: 2012/11/12 17:32

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I believe that this is the Packard Proving Grounds lodge house.


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