Lot details Registration No: DXT 977 Chassis No: 399842 Mot Expiry: Exempt
- Featured in the film The Mummy Returns
- Long term ownership
- Subject to renovation of the engine and wiring
`DXT 977' is a handsome Limousine that boasts attractive Silver over Blue bodywork complemented by Cream cloth upholstery for the passenger compartment and Black leather within the chauffeur's domain. It is powered by a straight-eight engine of 5.2-litres that drives through a manual three-speed gearbox. It has spent most of its life with the other 1930s Packard in this sale, initially serving as Embassy cars in London from 1937 to 1939, at which point they were requisitioned by MI5 for the war effort, during which they reputedly served at Bletchley Park. They more recently appeared on TV and in films, the most notable being `The Mummy Returns', in which they had starring roles. They have since served as matched wedding cars. Ongoing maintenance has included renovation of the engines and rewiring. With hydraulic brakes, geared steering, independent suspension and synchromesh gearboxes, they are said to be easy to drive. The Limo comes with a collection of invoices.