for sale:1953 Packard Executive Sedan, First Car in the Family for 44 Years

One hundred 1953 Packard Executive Sedans were manufactured by Henney Motor Company in Freeport, Illinois. According to family lore, 

the eight-seater automobile was first utilized by a funeral company in Baltimore, Maryland, and then passed through the hands of many 

different Pennsylvanians until being acquired by the present owner's father in 1979. The outside is black and the inside is beige; the engine 

is a 327ci straight-eight mated to a 2-speed Ultramatic auto. A push-button AM radio, a spotlight, chrome bumpers and fender trim, 

power windows, rear jump seats, and 15-inch wheels are all standard. Speedwell Garage in Parkton, Maryland, charged its customers over $6,500 for the work they did that year.