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1923 Packard Single Six Series 126 “Runabout” Roadster Convertible


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1923 Packard Single Six Series 126 “Runabout” Roadster Convertible. Body Style 233. Outstanding restoration to very high standards. CCCA (Classic Car Club of America) “Full Classic”. Wonderful provenance. This Packard was sold at auction from the estate of Roderic Blood of West Newton Massachusetts in 1966. The auction catalog stated the car was last used in 1950 it was original, complete and ran beautifully. The Runabout would be purchased by a Doctor and later had it restored. It has been looked after by Packard enthusiasts ever since. Finished in blue with black fenders. The interior is finished in soft black grained leather. This car has Side Curtains for brisk fall touring and a top Boot for summer drives. This car rides on a 126-inch wheelbase. Power is provided by Packard’s 241 cubic inch straight six. Three speed manual transmission. This Packard is equipped with lots of great features. Moto-Meter. Windshield Wiper. Locking trunk with lamp. Stop Lamp. Locking under seat tool box. Rear mounted spare tire with lock. Door storage pockets. Behind the seat storage. Known as nimble and reliable Packard roadsters were used by the Detroit Fire Department as Chiefs cars at this time. Truly a wonderful Prohibition Era automobile. Ready for CCCA, AACA (Antique Automobile Club of America) and Packard Club Tours, Shows, and Events. Excellent Road Manners. Ready to Drive, Show, and Enjoy. “Ask the man who owns one!” $70,000 Call Pete or Andy 419-668-1884

 

Located in Norwalk Ohio, 44857 "Home of the Fisher Brothers"

 

Watch this great Packard in action: 

 

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2 hours ago, 23hack said:

Beautiful Automobile ! But why a spark plug on the carburetor ? I have seen it before and cannot explain it . Thank you .

A "fueliser" carb. Preheats the fuel before it reaches the combustion chamber because of the lower/poor fuel quality back in the day. 

 

Just looked at 5 different '20's 6 cyl Packards this morning, all of which were fueliser equipped! See pic below of one of the carbs.

 

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