1953 Packard Ambulance
THIS IS A NO RESERVE AUCTION..Here is your chance to own a rare piece of American automotive history to add to your collection...Clean, clear, non op title in my name with California white/silver license plates.This Rare car is number 352 of only 500 ever made from 1953-1954.In hand documentation from owner indicates this vehicle started its life in the San Diego Navy.Documentation also states that vehicle spent approximately 30 years in a local fire department,then in 1995 previous owner's husband acquired car from fire department where they found it abandoned in a field with weeds growing up around it.After husband rescued the car it was media blasted and the minimal rust was repaired.He later passed away and never got to restore his dream..Rear side glass and door glass are in perfect condition.No rust found in bottom of rear door and all hardware is still in place.Passenger side floor has been patched.Only 2 small areas of rust found to the rear of front doors in quarter panels.Car comes with 2 very good matching rust free front fenders with "HENNEY" letters on both,nice stainless spears and both have inner fender panels and heater ducting.Also comes with 2 fender skirts plus an additional pair of original Packard taillights,a used 1952 hood,two original hub caps and the driveshaft.Current grille is from a 1952.No front door glass or windshield glass.Engine compartment is untouched.Remember the opening bid is for car plus the many extras that come with it,so take that into consideration when placing your bid on this rare historic vehicle..RF spindle is missing the nut......Henney designed and built the bodies and contracted to Packard to supply chassis and running gear.After Henney began production they discovered they had under estimated the cost to build them.They then went back to their customers to inform them of an increase in the purchase price.Many said "NO WAY" which then led to them contacting the Navy to be used as ambulances..If you need more information or more specific pictures, you can email me or call me,Jack,at 760-717-1334If you are an overseas buyer, I have a truck and trailer and can transport the car to a shipper in Long Beach for $350. If you are in the US and need a transporter, a reliable one I have done business with call W.E. Trucking(623) 680-2601or(623) 412-1214.This vehicle is being sold as is with no implied warranties or guarantees. If I have not had contact from the winning bidderwithin three days
of the end of the auction, I will assume you are a non-paying bidder and will proceed through the ebay steps accordingly to void the sale. Payment is to be paid in full within 7 business days of the end of the auction and pickupwithin 14 days
of the end of the auction unless other arrangements are agreed upon.