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The 2014 Concours d’Elegance Palais Het Loo

A 1906 Spyker built at Trompenburg, Amsterdam the Netherlands The 2014 Concours d’Elegance Palais Het Loo took place last weekend in the gardens of Royal palace in Apeldoorn the Netherlands. The biannual event has been running since 1999 and is a fixture on the European Concours circuit. Eighty cars were displayed this year in thirteen classes. You can…

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The Packard Preacher Brings Religion to the Tire Shop

Nels Thompson on the left and his 1930 Packard 740 preaching car is seen posed above with a salesman in front of one of the three Guasti-Giulii Inc. tire shops located in Southern California, after getting a new set of Royal Master Tires. The tire distributors main office was at Eighth Street and Central Avenue in…

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Double Feature Film – How Packard Proves a Packard

In Part I of the two 1929 films, above, How Packard Proves a Packard, you can witness the details of the impressive facilities at the Proving Grounds. The company refers to the testing as being for the Seventh Series (1930) models, but the cars in use actually appear to be from the Sixth Series (1929). You can…

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The Pretty Packard Women

This 1930 dual cowl Packard phaeton is covered with ten women who appear to be in some type of costume, possibly for a show. We do not know what the occasion was, but they appear to be parked out in front of what may be the Oklahoma state capital. If any of our readers can tell…

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