Your Classic Car Community and Marketplace
MyOldRide Account | OldRide Store | Support | Site Map   
OldRide HomeClassic Cars and Trucks For SaleClassic Car and Truck Parts For SaleSell on OldRideOldRide AnswersRusty RidesCar Show ListingsCar Club ListingsResearch Library 
OldRide Answers Home
Using OldRide Answers
Ask a Question
Browse Questions In:
Other Makes
Classic Trucks
 General Topics
General Questions
Help Identify
Classic Car News
General Restoration
Vehicle Maintenance
Site Suggestions & Comments


Ask a Question in OldRide Answers
Help Enrich the Classic Car Community
Explore Closed Questions and Answers
 Search Questions: 
I have a 1953 Limited Edition Patrician Formal Sedan Derham Body- debating to restore it or not?
My family has an original model #2653 in our garage. I know only 25 of this vehicle were ever made. Debating whether or not to restore it. It was on the road in 1980's in perfect condition, but now has been sitting for 20 years and needs a lot of work. I have all the original paperwork for the vehicle including invoice, certificate of title, owners manual. I am actually related to the Packard's so this was a special order vehicle for my grandparents. I also have original letters from Turnquest to document this. Does anyone know the desire level for this car? I just wonder if I put the money into this vehicle, what I would be able to sell it for? Any help, suggestions would be greatly appreciated. I attached a picture of vehicle from 1982 when it was being used regularly.
posted: June 20, 2010
  Answers (2)
Here are some current pics of car today to give you an idea about the amount of restoration that is needed.
posted:  June 20, 2010
Click to close this picture
If your only intention is to restore and sell might as well offer it to the Packard Clubs for sale and save alot of work for yourself..If it as rare as you say they might prefer to get it the way it is now..and let the Packard lovers do it right...Just my thoughts..Right or Wrong
posted:  June 20, 2010
Click to close this picture

Home | Classifieds: Vehicles / Parts | Sell on OldRide | Rusty Rides | OldRide Answers | Events | Clubs

Library | Car & Truck Resources | MyOldRide Account | Support | OldRide Banners | Car Photos

Copyright © 2015 Internet Brands, Inc. All rights reserved | OldRide Support | Terms of Use | Classifieds Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Cookies