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(5677A) Executive Hardtop Coupe - BH

Model Information
YEAR:
1956
SERIES:
56th
MODEL:
5677A
MODEL NAME:
Executive Hardtop Coupe
VIN NUMBER:
*MISSING*
THEFT NUMBER:
*MISSING*
General Information
STATUS:
Current Owner
STATUS DATE:
ACQUIRED WHERE:
Somewhere in PA
ACQUIRED DATE:
ACQUIRED CONDITION:
Basket Case
OWNED LOCATION:
Somewhere else in PA
OWNED CONDITION:
Basket Case
ORG DEALERSHIP:
DELIVERED DATE:
Interior Information Exterior Information
INTERIOR CODE:
55
PAINT CODE:
MF
PAINT NAME:
Dover White/Holland Blue
INTERIOR DESCRIPTION:
Seats upholstered in black cloth and white vinyl (with black vinyl accents); black instrument panel and carpet.
EXTERIOR DESCRIPTION:
Drivetrain Information
ENGINE SERIAL:
*MISSING*
ENGINE:
352 V8
TRANSMISSION:
Twin Ultramatic
Other Information
OPTIONAL EQUIPTMENT:
Push Button Transmission Shift (PB)<br>
Fresh Air Heater and Defroster (HE)<br>
Three-Way Tuning Radio with Twin Rear Electric Antenna and Rear Compartment Speaker (RUA)<br>
Power Brake (BU)<br>
White Sidewall Tires (WS)<br>
Solex Glass with Shaded Windshield (SF)<br>
Torsion Level Suspension (TL)<br>
Brake Signal (BS)<br>
Twin Traction Safety Differential (PL)<br>
Two-Tone Paint<br>
Dealer-installed Packard side-view mirrors (long since lost).
VEHICLE HISTORY/
PROJECT STATUS:
Purchased brand-new by my father in 1956, from Bell Motor Sales (PA), where he worked as a mechanic. The car was parked in a field, in 1963, due to transmission trouble, general lack of parts for service, and on-set of tin-worm. Rediscovered by me in 1976 (as shown in pic below), but beyond reasonable restoration. However, it has been an invaluable reference that inspired me to pursue other Packards.
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