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A Very Early Packard Romance

It is not very often that we see an early photo of the founder of a famous car company behind the wheel of one of his creations. It is even more uncommon to see one on his honeymoon. James Ward Packard married Elizabeth Gilmer on Aug. 31, 1904 in Warren, Ohio. Our photo purports to…

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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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The Packard Gray Wolf On Trial

One of many photos of the Packard Gray Wolf in the Peter Helck Collection, this one in particular is interesting because of its date and the construction details of the cowl. It is captioned as one of the first photos of the Gray Wolf, which was taken in front of the Packard plant in Warren,…

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