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1954 Packard Super Clipper Sedan

Sale price: $3,550.00 make an offer

Car location: Morgantown, Pennsylvania, United States
Sale type: Fixed price listing

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Manufacturer: Packard
Model: Super Clipper Sedan
Year: 1954
Type: Sedan
Number of Doors: 4
Color: Blue
Mileage: 47000
Engine: 327ci Flat Straight 8cyl
Transmission: Manual
Interior Color: Blue
Vehicle Title: Clean
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1954 Packard Super Clipper Sedan for sale

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1954 Packard Super Clipper Sedan

Stock2316VIN54626159Miles47,000Engine Size327ci Flat Straight 8cylTransmission Type3 Speed ManualDrivetrainRWDExterior ColorBlue Interior ColorBlue
Description

1954 Packard Super Clipper Sedan

When it comes to racking up concours d'elegance wins and "Best in Show" ribbons, there's generally no such thing as an inexpensive car. Investment-grade iron is generally what wins, and cars in this category can be priced at stratospheric values. Here's where thinking outside the box helps: Instead of mortgaging the house to buy something from Europe, a savvy investor can acquire this 1954 Packard Super Clipper sedan.

For consignment as identified on the trunk script badging, a Packard Super Clipper for 1954. This large chunk of Detroit iron is all in line and looking fine with many trimmings, surrounds and a spear running the belt line, undulating in and out with the rear quarters. A 4 door luxury sedan, with excellent cloth interior, 327ci inline 8-cylinder, and straight well minded gap car is here in the halls of Classic Auto Mall for your inspection. The clipper in transportation terms originates from a fast ship that was long and thin and would carry cargo across large bodies of water at very fast speeds. We give you the Packard Super Clipper.

Exterior
With its flying lowered head goose hood ornament, large chromed waterfall design front grille, 6 count 'em 6 lights adorning the front, this car screams you have arrived in more ways than one. Bathed on blue amazingly straight and near perfectly aligned panels adorn this car. A few faults in the paint in the form of some bubbling at a few seams, and areas where it appears something was set on the paint and over time it dulled it when it was taken off (possibly a car cover in a damp garage?). Many trimmings accent the blue including headlight bezels, the front grille which is to die for, the winged ornament, searchlights (what was everyone searching for in the early 50's??...Neckkers at inspiration point?) wide whites and 4 doors it's all in excellent condition. Looking from the side view you can see the artistic lines used for the rear wrap around glass, bump out fenders for the rear, tastefully rounded finned rear quarters with rocket nosed taillights, and even fender skirts and a trimming for the gas cap door. A large cloisonn badge is on the hood and trunk just to remind you of the brand you are driving.

Interior
With a swing of the doors you know you are going to be in for a treat just with the intricate stitched tuck and roll pattern for the door panels. Two tone light and dark gray make these up and they are nicely preserved, with slightly faded and worn areas, and some stains on the seats. Dual benches stretch from door to door, and sport darker blue tuck and roll for the edges of the benches as well as the back tops. In the middle is a light gray and dark gray striped broadcloth which looks like an expensive mattress cover. A near perfect metal dash fronts the seating and uses several ovals for its design. The oval gauge cluster with a trio of round gauges within is fronted by the large round cream colored bakelite steering wheel with a half chromed horn rig attaching the 2 bakelite spokes. In the center is an oval bezel surrounded radio and just below a vertical ribbed speaker cover with some levers on either side. On the passenger glove box side just below the glovebox is the Kleenex dispenser chromed and shiny. Gray carpet floods the floors and is showing some stains and wear. The Mohair headliner is showing nicely, and the trunk has also been restored.

Drivetrain
Under the hood is an original 327ci Inline 8-cylinder engine. There is a slight bit of rust on the top of the flathead. Also, on is a single 2-barrel carburetor, and a 3-speed manual, 3 on the tree transmission. 3.90 gears spec. out the rear axle.

Undercarriage
With some faded black but totally rust free surfaces the X frame undercarriage is looking just great. Independent coil springs for the front and leaf springs for the rear suspension and drum brakes all around are seen.

Drive-Ability
This big metal is like a big magnet for this writer, so I hopped in and went for a cruise. It was very satisfying to operate such a nice and large car. I did notice that the wipers, radio and clock are all inoperable. Great smooth acceleration with unlimited power for the I-8, and the interior was comfortable.

Not a lot of these examples around certainly only 1 of 1 in the inventory of the Classic Auto Mall. So, while getting your exercise (nearly a mile when doing the circumference) take a peek at this rare classic which you could be behind the wheel of as it's priced to sell!

Classic Auto Mall is a 336,000-square foot classic and special interest automobile showroom, featuring over 600 vehicles for sale with showroom space for up to 1,000 vehicles. Also, a 400 vehicle barn find collection is on display.
This vehicle is located in our showroom in Morgantown, Pennsylvania, conveniently located just 1-hour west of Philadelphia on the I-76 Pennsylvania Turnpike. The website is www.classicautomall.com and our phone number is (888) 227-0914. Please contact us anytime for more information or to come see the vehicle in person.

 

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  • Loan Check
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Vehicle Pickup & Shipping:
All shipping charges are buyer's responsibility unless otherwise documented in sales agreement.

Deposit:
Buyer must contact us within 24 hours of accepted offer, and make arrangements for payment at that time. A $500 deposit is due within 48 hours of listings end to secure the vehicle.


Payment of Balance Due:
The remainder is due (plus applicable fees and taxes) within 7 days. If no contact is made within 24 hours we reserve the right to re-list the vehicle or sell it otherwise. All financial transactions must be completed before delivery of the vehicle.

Additional Fees and Taxes:
All Pennsylvania residents must pay applicable state and local tax, title and license fees. Out of state buyers are responsible for their own state taxes and fees. Out of state buyers are responsible for all state, county, city taxes and fees, as well as title/registration fees in the state that the vehicle will be registered.

Shipping:
The buyer is responsible for all shipping charges unless otherwise documented on the sales agreement.  We will assist the buyer with finding a shipping company. We assume no responsibility for damages incurred after leaving our premises. If the vehicle is going to be shipped, full payment must be received before the vehicle is delivered to the shipping company.

Buyer's Inspection:
Every effort has been made to accurately and fairly describe this vehicle to you.  Classic Auto Mall, Inc. has tried to disclose all information known about this vehicle for auction.  Please be advised that used vehicles will have typical scratches and dings inherent for their year and mechanical parts are subject to fail. Classic Auto Mall, Inc. welcomes and recommends a buyer's inspection.  If you plan to have a buyer's inspection, please make sure you inspect the vehicle prior to the auction ending.  Buyer is responsible for any inspection charges and fees.

Warranty:
Unless otherwise stated in the vehicle description, this vehicle is being sold "as is".  No representations or warranties are made by seller, nor are any representations or warranties relied upon by bidders in making bids.

Notice to Bidders:
We reserve the right to cancel all bids and end the auction early should the vehicle no longer be available for sale. NOTE: All of our eBay inventory is available for sale at our dealership. We will end auctions early should a vehicle be sold at the dealership..

Placing a Bid:
Your bid constitutes a legally binding contract to purchase this vehicle. Please do not bid if you are not seriously interested or financially able to purchase this vehicle. Please see eBay's “User Agreement”.

Bid Retractions:
Bid retractions are not allowed nor will be recognized within 12 hours of auctions end.  Seller will not be obligated to sell in the event of a late retraction. Please see eBay's “Retracting a Bid.”

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We do not allow bidding from negative feedback bidders. New bidders with zero feedback rating should email us or call us prior to bidding.

Successful Bidder:
The winning bidder will be contacted via email after the auction closes or he/she must contact Classic Auto Mall, Inc. within 24 hours to proceed with payment and delivery arrangements.

Non-Paying Bidder:
If the deposit is not received within 48 hours of the close of auction or if the balance is not paid in full within 7 days following the close of auction, we reserve the right to re-list the vehicle or sell the vehicle to the next highest bidder or another qualified buyer.

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