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March 6, 2022

Vintage Photos of People Posing With Their Packard Automobiles

Packard was an American luxury automobile marque built by the Packard Motor Car Company of Detroit, Michigan, United States. The first Packard automobiles were produced in 1899, and the last Detroit-built Packard in 1956, when they built the Packard Predictor, their last concept car.

The company was considered the preeminent luxury car before World War II, and built aircraft engines for the Allied war effort. Owning a Packard was prestigious, and surviving examples are found in museums, car shows and automobile collections.

Packard bought Studebaker in 1953 and formed the Studebaker-Packard Corporation of South Bend, Indiana. The 1957 and 1958 Packards were actually badge engineered Studebakers, built in South Bend.

Here below is a set of vintage photos from Vintage Cars & People that shows people posing with Packard automobiles from between the 1920s and 1950s.

A company of five posing in a 1925 open-top Packard Eight Phaeton on a gravel road in the countryside, circa 1925

A company of five posing in a 1926 open-top Packard Phaeton on a graveled Alpine road, August 1927

A well-to-do family of three posing with a 1928 Packard Standard Eight Sedan in summertime. The Packard is registered in the administrative region of Düsseldorf, circa 1928

Four stylish individuals posing with a 1928 Packard Sedan in front of a large brick-built house in summertime, circa 1928

Two elegant couples posing with a 1926 Packard Roadster open-topped in a residential street on the outskirts of town, circa 1928

A woman and a little boy wearing a sailor suit on a city street. A 1928 Packard 526 4-Door Sedan – registered in the Prussian province of Hesse-Nassau – can be seen in the background, circa 1929

Five members of a well-to-do German family posing with a 1929 Packard Convertible Sedan in the countryside. The lake south-east of Berlin was probably the destination of the family outing in the large American convertible, 1933

A 1930 two-tone Packard Standard Eight Convertible Coupe convertible refueling at a Shell filling station in early morning sunlight, December 4, 1934

Two well-to-do Parisian ladies in fur-collared coats posing with their dogs and a 1930 Packard Standard Eight Convertible Coupe, November 25, 1934

A lady in a white dress with a garland of flowers around her neck sipping on a cocktail in an exotic location. A 1930 Packard Custom Eight Phaeton convertible with an open rear door is parked behind her, circa 1935

An elderly couple posing with a 1930 Packard Standard Eight Convertible Coupe on a lakeside road in autumntime. The photo was taken at Lake Como. The car is registered in the Swiss canton of Graubünden, October 1936

A curly-haired lady in a white linen dress posing with a 1936 Packard 120 Sedan in front of the family home, circa 1938

Two cheerful young ladies posing on the running board of a 1936 Packard 120 Touring Sedan at a Mobile filling station in summertime. The car is registered in the state of Illinois, circa 1938

A well-to-do lady posing with a 1936 Packard 120 Convertible Sedan four-door convertible, circa 1939

A father with two pretty teenage daughters posing in front of a 1936 Packard 120, circa 1940

An elderly lady in a white short-sleeved dress posing with a 1940 Packard. The car is registered in the state of Vermont, 1940

A cheerful young lady in pants with a cigarette in her left hand posing with a 1940 Packard "120" Touring Sedan. A couple of tents can be seen in the background, circa 1941

A lady in a polka dot dress posing on the bumper of a 1941 Packard Special. The car is registered in the state of North Carolina, circa 1941

A lady wearing a female suit and a fancy hat and a man in a woolen cardigan posing in front of a 1941 Packard One Sixty, circa 1946

Two extravagantly dressed ladies in fur coats and a fellow with a fedora hat posing with a somewhat scruffy 1941 Packard "120" Sedan on a snowy winter's day, circa 1946

A slightly grumpy-looking lady and her daughter posing with a 1936 Packard 120 Coupe on a dirt road in the countryside. A 1941 Dodge and a tractor can be seen in the background, 1950

A young expectant lady dressed in Capri pants and a checkered top posing with a 1951-52 Packard 200 Sedan in a suburban street, circa 1955

Two young women in white – probably dressed for a special occasion – posing with a 1951-52 Packard 200 Sedan. A third woman can be seen underneath the tree in the background, watching the scene, circa 1955


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