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Re: driveaway
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Tim Cole
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I think those cars look pretty good in that color.

Posted on: 2015/8/10 15:37
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Guscha
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Ask the man woman who owns a Golden Anniversary Packard.
Dress by Jane Darby.


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Posted on: 2015/8/10 22:47
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Guscha
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Bird's-eye view of rows of Packard cars in parking lot. Stamped on back: "Photo by R.S. Johnson, photographer. KE. 3-1590, 23839 Dehner St., Detroit 19, Michigan." Handwritten on back: "Packard Motor Co. drive away, Nov. 3rd, '51."

Date: 1951-11-03
Format: 1 photographic print ; 8 x 10 in.

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

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Posted on: 2015/9/14 0:29
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Guscha
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Enjoy Packards until horizon as year-end bonus from Germany.


source: NADA Magazine, June 1949
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Posted on: 2018/12/29 19:23
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Guscha
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Eric (xjcherokeeluvr) took this image into the Photo Archive. His comment reads:

"Recently acquired press photo of Golden Anniversary Drive-off. Stamp on back of photo displays registration with ACME Telephoto on 5-20-49."

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Posted on: 1/16 6:00
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r1lark
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Here is my contribution, from my Grandfather's photo album. Don't know the history of this. I am not sure if my Grandfather was one of the drivers pictured or not.

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Guscha
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Paul (r1lark), many years ago I have seen photographs, taken at the same location at the same day(s) including handwritten comments.

Posted on: 1/16 15:34
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Guscha
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Bingo.

"ANTIQUE RPPC POST CARD 1920 41 PACKARD DRIVE AWAY DETROIT,NEW YORK AT HOFFMANS HOTEL GARAGE BEDFORD PA. PLEASE BE THE JUDGE ON THE CARD ,IT LOOKS GREAT TO ME BUT I AM FAR FROM AN EXPERT,WILL BE LISTING A LOT OF ANTIQUE POST CARDS ,PLEASE CHECK MY AUCTIONS ,I WILL COMBINE SHIPPING."

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Guscha
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Next to an image, the below mentioned source has some few information to offer, related to the event in 1949.


source: oldcarsweekly.com
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Posted on: 1/23 7:47
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58L8134
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That Packard Driveaway deserves a better look,

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Posted on: 1/23 15:03
.....epigram time.....
Proud 1953 Clipper Deluxe owner.
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