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David H
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  I have just been admiring (again) John Bono's pictured '54 Packard Caribbean on the "which do you prefer" topic. (see below.)  I really like that one!  But here's my question:  Has the 1954 Packard Caribbean ever been produced in the 1/43 scale?  I have a couple of '53 versions, but not the '54.

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Harv Goranson
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Motor City made one - good luck finding one now.

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Thanks, Harv.  I'm afraid you're right, but I will look for one.  Yours is a beaut!


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Found this but not one for sale

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David H
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Thanks for whetting my appetite, Frank!   So far yours is as close as I have come.  Looks like a fine model!

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Harv Goranson
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@d-m-holcombe  Actually I recently sold this one. Greg Gunn did an excellent repair job on its broken w/s a few years ago, but I decided to part with it. It brought much more than I thought it would on ebay, even with full disclosure on the repair.


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Just saw this ad on the back of an old magazine! Going to recycling unless anyone wants them!

1954 Packard Caribbean

 


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Posted by: @d-m-holcombe

  I have just been admiring (again) John Bono's pictured '54 Packard Caribbean on the "which do you prefer" topic. (see below.)  I really like that one!  But here's my question:  Has the 1954 Packard Caribbean ever been produced in the 1/43 scale?  I have a couple of '53 versions, but not the '54.

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Here is one. I think it is more rare than the convertible to see one?

 

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I too have the red/white MOC. I was hesitant to order the Brooklin but decided to support the Brooklin because of the color.


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Michel Lemieux
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Would you prefer without continental kit?


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John Kuvakas
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The continental kit was standard on the Caribbean through 1954

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Michel Lemieux
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I thought it was an option. 


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Jack Dodds
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As a rule I loathe continental kits except for just a couple which, to my eye at least, seem to suit the car.  The NABCC Packard thankfully is one such model/car.  I really look forward to receiving mine this fall.  Love the color choice!


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Since we are discussing Continental kits, I have a question about them. When used on American cars in the 1950s, we’re they functional or more for appearance. Another way of asking the question, did the Continental kit include the spare tire or was the spare still in the trunk?

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Cruise to the holiday weekend with this new arrival!

This is the 1961 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Open top Jade Metallic in 1:43 scale by Stamp Models.

Order yours today! 👇

https://bit.ly/3OMNnVO