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The 1902 Packard Model F

1902 was a year of continued development of the Packard car and the new model that year was called the Model F. This car was a continued development of the 1901 Model C. The need for higher production was evident and the company incorporated under the name of the Packard Motor Company as a move…

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1901 Packard Model C

The Packard Company was hard at work early on, with with new models coming out quite frequently. They were working on development and new features to make the Packard reliable and one of the best automobiles available. This 1901 Model C was the next step in that direction. The text below covers more details, but…

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The 1900 Model C Packard

Edward N. Bliss is seen posing in a Packard Model C.  The photo was taken by M. E. Bliss and has a notation (as many of these early photos do) that it was the property of Warren Packard. One has to wonder if H. G. Martin & Co. whose sign we can see on the…

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The 1900 Packard Model B

The photo above shows a 1900 Packard Model B on the dynamometer being tested at the factory. This is the second model that was produced by the company, which can be seen fully equipped 9below) in a photo on the far-left left. The text below is from the May, 16 1900 Horseless Age magazine, which used…

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The Greene and Warnick Packard Dealership

We found this photo on Kurt Weaton’s blog about his grandfather Ivan’s exploits called Early Bird. The blog is first featuring the racing activities he participated in, which will then be followed by his aviation activities. After a bit of research we were not able to find out much about the firm, but it appears that…

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The Roderic Blood Packard Collection

Through the courtesy of  The Larz Anderson Auto Museum we are pleased to be able to share with you the Roderic Blood collection of original Packard Company photographs and promotional materials. This collection was rescued from destruction in 1951 when Blood traded a 1910 Packard model 18 runabout to secure the collection that was being…

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Packard History Before Automobile Production

The first post from The Roderic Blood collection shows newspaper clippings above, from the Western Reserve Chronicle, Warren, Ohio December 3, 1851, advertising an early business venture undertaken by Warren Packard, who formed the company that would later bear the family name. Below is a Packard Electric Company electric motor, which was produced  by William Doud…

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