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1903 Packard Model F "Old Pacific" with 1899 Packard Model A
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8x10 black and white photograph from glass negative of the 1903 Packard Model F and 1899 Model A in front of brick building. Inscribed on photo back: 1-cylinder, 12-horsepower, 88-inch wheelbase, 2-person roadster "Old Pacific," participant in the transcontinental crossing June 20th thru August 21st, 1903 from San Francisco to New York, driver E.T. (Tom) Fetch from the Packard Warren, Ohio plant and passenger Marius C. Krarup editor of The Automobile, rear deck passenger from Reno to Colorado Springs only, N.O. Allyn. This model also participated in the First Annual Endurance Contest of the NAAM from New York to Pittsburgh 7-15th of October, 1903 as contestant #16 class D, driver E.T. Fetch and observer C.H. Lowe and achieved a perfect score. To the right of "Old Pacific" is the first Packard, the 1899 Model A completed 11-06-1899 in Warren, Ohio, body by Morgan & Williams (carriage manufacturers) Warren, Ohio.

1903 Packard Model F "Old Pacific" with 1899 Packard Model A

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