Sunday, February 26, 2012

Ed Garten Wins Photo Puzzler -- It is a 1946 Packard!!



John, I believe the mystery car to be a 1946 Packard. Look at the attached photo of a 46 Packard rear end.

1. Packard used a diagonal script on the left hand side of the rear deck that said "Packard" -- this photo and your photo indicate the diagonal script.
2. The rear window shape is the same in both photos and the curvature of the trunk lid appear to be the same.
3. The bumper appears to be the same in both photos.
4. While a number of makes and models used rectangular taillights on the lower edges, both of these photos indicate similar shaped tail lights.
5. The trunk handle on the 46 Package hung straight down and was a very heavy fixture like on the mystery car.

But I could be wrong. My first guess was a Hudson, Nash, or Olds but checking photos on Google lead me eventually to the Packard.

Ed

2 comments:

  1. well, this car is very nice car. its design is so awesome that can grab everyone's attention.it has cool and stunning looks, as we take a glance at the structure of this car, it looks like mini car which was used in olden days.Though it is small but it can be easily move through any traffic and also those who will drive this car will good experience of pleasure driving and also he will have lot of fun.
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