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    Steelcraft Packard Eight Roadster Pedal Car, Cleveland, Ohio, circa 1924-1925
    Marks: STEELCRAFT, THE MURRAY PRODUCTS CO., CLEVELAND, OHIO. U.S.A., 65-287 (license plates)
    52 x 24 x 28 inches (132.1 x 61.0 x 71.1 cm)

    This Steelcraft Packard pedal car is being sold as part of the Nic Dallas Collection

    The Steelcraft Packard Eight Roadster pedal car is in unusually rare original condition and was the pinnacle of Steelcraft/Murray's line of Juvenile Automobiles.

    It is of metal construction with side-vented engine compartment; front and rear bumpers; front and rear leaf spring suspension and kickplate; double strap steel pedals; steel and composite grip steering wheel with gas and spark control; decal instrument panel; horn; ratcheted side body hand brake; rear spare disc wheel with nickel hub on spare tire attachment; headlights, rear stop light and spotlight - all with glass lenses; 10" disc wheels with rubber tires and nickel hubcaps; integrated rear body trunk with latching lid; license plates with holders; and black oil cloth upholstery. The car's body, hood and wheels are painted maroon with black fenders and running boards.

    The windshield and windbreakers have been removed, and it appears that the rear passenger fender, side running boards and nickeled radiator Moto-Meter have been replaced with original parts. The lot includes an original advertisement for this car from the September 13, 1924 edition of The Saturday Evening Post.



    Condition Report*: Glass windshield and windbreakers removed; rear passenger fender, side running boards and nickeled radiator Moto-Meter replaced with original parts; excessive wear to upholstery, welt and margins with loss, paint loss, wear and deterioration consistent with age and use.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2021
    25th Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 15
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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