Update 2/15/2012: The Packard sold for $15,000
Officially named the Packard Station Sedan, this woody wagon Found on Ebay is a rare find. The current owners purchased the car 4 years ago with the intention of restoring it but haven’t had the time to complete the restoration. Some of the wood has been restored and is currently off the car. The body is described as rust free and the paint is believed to be original. The chrome is also described as being in good condition with nearly no pitting. Mechanically the Packard is said to start right up and drive well, although the gearshift mechanism could use a cleaning and lubrication.
Production numbers are unknown for 1948 Packard wagons, but it is believed that 3,864 Station Sedans were produced from 1948 to 1950. Only 29 1949 models are in the Packard registry. Restored these beautiful Packards can sell for six figures.