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Gear Head Tuesday (a day late ...) Packard's Predictor
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Caribbean musings at the blog "Disaffected Musings"
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Re: '58 Packard Hawk for sale at Bring-a-Trailer
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I'm encouraging the man in Sacramento who owns the white '58 Packard Hawk to register it here. He has his Hawk listed at Studebaker Drivers Club.

Photos of it here:
https://56packardman.com/2019/10/01/ge ... bakers-at-mcclellan-park/

The mylar on the fins shows silver in these photos but it is the correct gold. The silver appearance is a function of the available light and some fading - it is an older restoration.

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Re: '58 Packard Hawk for sale at Bring-a-Trailer
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Mal - You are both gracious and humble. As I've written to you in a PM, you really do yeoman's duty the way you keep track of the cars and encourage readers of PI to register their cars. It's really an important service you do IMO. So a tip of the hat to you!


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Re: '58 Packard Hawk for sale at Bring-a-Trailer
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Don - Thank you very much for this!

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'58 Packard Hawk for sale at Bring-a-Trailer
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This one is definitely a project but it is a very salvageable car:

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1958-packard-hawk-5/

This question has arisen in the comments at the listing on B-a-T: "How many of the original 588 built survive?"

The seller thinks the number is around 50. Mal only has 5 registered in his registry at PI. Can anyone "in the audience" point us to where we might find the number?


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Re: Packard Museum in New Zealand; Packard Memorial in Warren, Ohio
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Updated with additional information courtesy of George Hamlin.

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Packard Museum in New Zealand; Packard Memorial in Warren, Ohio
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A Packard Museum in New Zealand covers most years of Packard production, up to and including a Packard Hawk.

"The Undertaker", who is also a "Gear Head" has a model of the James Ward Packard Memorial in his office and sent us photos of it as well as the link to the actual Memorial in Warren, OH.

https://56packardman.com/2019/12/03/ge ... packard-memorial-in-ohio/

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1934 Packard Twelve at "Disaffected Musings" blog
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Check this out and weigh in with a comment.


https://disaffectedmusings.com/2019/11/24/most-valuable-packard/

Posted on: 2019/11/24 9:31
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Re: Self-Parking '34 Packard
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I think the '53 Cavalier mentioned above is seen in this video. I think this is the same car that was shown on the Today Show.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ki9otMeiRP0

Posted on: 2019/11/6 21:39
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