1927 Packard touring car carrying Commander Richard E. Byrd in New York City parade Creator
Packard Motor Car Company Institution
Detroit Public Library Subject
Packard automobile--History Subject
Parades--New York (N.Y.) Subject
Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957 Item Number
8x10 black and white Packard Co. file photograph of a 1927 Packard three-quarter front view, top lowered, in a ticker-tape parade. Inscribed on photo back: Packard 343, third series eight (produced 8/1/1926-7/1/1927), 8-cylinder, 106-horsepower, 143-inch wheelbase, 7-person touring car (body type #290), reception for Commander Byrd (Richard E.) & the transatlantic flyers N.Y.C., N.Y.; Byrd procession going north on Broadway, right to left in car: Commander Richard E. Byrd, Mr. Whalen, 1927 New York license plate #DL-10-26.