Last year I bought an old library book at a book sale full of Packard ads from the early days through the end of World War 2. Packard is long gone now, remains in our memories.
Here are the images.
Emphasizing the modern features in Packard cars. And that a woman can drive it by herself.
A fantasy lifestyle in your Packard car. Comforting to their wealthy owners.
Packard builds cars with skill and craftsmanship
Packard, the party car
Packard, ask the man who’s had his car for years.
Packard owners are the elite. This is an obvious appeal to the “keeping up with the Jones'” for the wealthy set. That changed for Packard as the 1930’s progressed and the company went down market
Convincing potential customer that a Packard wasn’t out of the question anymore.
Bob got the sale and presumably a new Packard from the commissions.
Keep your car up at the Packard dealer and beat Hitler. Appeals to patriotism were big in the war.
After the war Packard was consolidated with a bunch of other car makers and then closed. Here’s some Packard videos.
How Packard builds a body out of wood:
How Packard prove a Packard
A History Channel Packard Documentary:
Just a little automobile history.