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EssexExport
09-24-2014, 11:42 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ix1VC7a5cJE&feature=youtu.be

8E45E
09-25-2014, 07:50 AM
Here's another one, a convertible sedan: http://forum.studebakerdriversclub.com/showthread.php?52317-Orphan-of-the-Day-06-24-1941-Packard-One-Twenty&highlight=1941+PACKARD

Craig

studeski
09-25-2014, 07:57 AM
Here's another one

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8E45E
09-25-2014, 08:04 AM
And, another one! http://forum.studebakerdriversclub.com/showthread.php?56771-What-!-Another-1941-Packard-PIc-(-oldie-)&highlight=1941+packard

Craig

RareBird
09-25-2014, 02:19 PM
So many cars - soooo little money :(

warrlaw1
09-25-2014, 02:24 PM
There seemed to be a lot of 40s Packards built as hearses. We had two in my little town. They became popular as band equipment haulers in the 70s (picture a Packard Ghost Busters mobile). One was used by a band called "Knights of the Mystic Sea" in Toronto that featured Morgan Davis (Canadian blues legend) on guitar. What a sight to see after the bars let out on Yonge Street.

Jessie J.
09-25-2014, 04:38 PM
Nice car. But is should be noted that it is NOT a Studebaker. In fact the 120 was Packard's Corporation's sales competitor in the Studebaker President's upscale market segment.
Packard, within that time frame, was no more related to Studebaker's products than was a '41 Buick or any other competitive brand X.

reichsrundfunk
09-25-2014, 08:40 PM
But it stood head and shoulders ahead of Buick. And it rode nicer than a President (although the President handled better). I know because I had one of each.
George

EssexExport
09-25-2014, 10:36 PM
I know that, Jesse. You do bring up an interesting dilemma: should NO Packards appear here (excepting 57s & 58s); perhaps 55 & 56 only merger Packards; or consider that Nashes/Hudsons/AMCs can come to MoPar events since MoPar was the survivor. Maybe some other members could voice their opinions here. I tend to be generous enough to include them.

I can say I am damned proud of seeing the Studebaker-Packard plate on my '56 Golden Hawk. Its probably about as close as I'll ever come to having a Packard name plate associated with any car I should own unless I hit the lottery.

Jessie J.
09-26-2014, 08:40 AM
I know that, Jesse. You do bring up an interesting dilemma: should NO Packards appear here (excepting 57s & 58s); perhaps 55 & 56 only merger Packards; or consider that Nashes/Hudsons/AMCs can come to MoPar events since MoPar was the survivor. Maybe some other members could voice their opinions here. I tend to be generous enough to include them.
I'm not complaining, having enjoyed these old Pack pictures and commentary (my son lives just a few miles from the old Packard plant, so I pass by it frequently) Only pointing out that in that time frame Packard was in market share competition with Studebaker's President lineup.

Even after all of these years we are still able to ask ourselves;
'If I had the choice between these two makes, either then or now, which one would I choose, a new '41 Studebaker President or a similarly priced Packard model???

My late uncle Robert actually chose the Packard ...and never owned a Studebaker ...or another Packard.
Dad on the other hand (as was his custom) chose to buy a new Studebaker ....and ended up buying about a dozen more new Studebaker's, with each being 'special ordered' over the next 25 years, ending with a late production '66 Commander.
In my estimation, dad well demonstrated that he had made the right choice, and was the more satisfied customer :)


I can say I am damned proud of seeing the Studebaker-Packard plate on my '56 Golden Hawk. Its probably about as close as I'll ever come to having a Packard name plate associated with any car I should own unless I hit the lottery.
My life-long love, and 'would have bought' of the early '40s makes is the '40-'41 Hupmobile Skylark or Graham Hollywood.
Unfortunately being as outside of my reach as either a President or Packard.

Mikado282
09-26-2014, 07:34 PM
There is one for sale in neck of the woods on CL. Supposedly all original. I would love to own it, any suggestions as to lottery numbers. http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/cto/4680052794.html There is also a 120 http://corvallis.craigslist.org/cto/4673964068.html and a 1940 160 in need of restoration http://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/cto/4682635849.html that are not that far away.