American Factory Mascots

Manufacturer:  Packard Corp. 1899-1958.  1949 Golden Anniversary.

1949 a rare Packard Golden Anniversary mascot.  These were introduced to celebrate Packard's 50th Golden Anniversary.  In 1899, James Packard formed the Ohio Automotive Corp in Warren, OH, and made his first car that same year.  The anniversary mascot was standard on the 23rd series, but also fits other models.  The clear glass insert has a gold medallion in the centre.  4075037811.  Designed by Theodore W. Pietsch of Royal Oak, Michigan.