1939 Packard Donated to Local Nonprofit to be Sold at Capital Auto Auction

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Proceeds of Classic Car Donation to Be Used to Provide Quality Programming to Local Communities

On Saturday, October 29, 2011 a beautifully preserved 1939 Packard 120, recently donated to WAMU 88.5, will be sold to the highest bidder at the CapitalAutoAuction.com weekly public auto auction.

The donated 1939 Packard 120 boasts everything from its original engine to the original dealer brochure. In addition, the classic car has been thoroughly examined by professional mechanics and is in running condition.

It is not uncommon to see classic cars such as the 1939 Packard 120 selling at Capital Auto Auction’s weekly public auctions. “In fact, so far this month we have had some really fantastic classic cars come through the auction lanes – a 1967 Pontiac Firebird, a 1979 Pontiac Transam and a 1965 Ford Mustang – just to name a few”, said Reid Zaritsky, logistics manager at Capital Auto Auction.

To view the 1939 Packard 120 in person before it goes to auction, interested parties can visit Capital Auto Auction any time Tuesday - Saturday from 9:00A.M. - 4:00P.M.

Proceeds of the sale of the 1939 Packard 120 will go to WAMU 88.5, the leading public radio station for NPR news and information in the greater Washington, DC area. Since 1961, WAMU 88.5 has provided programming to a growing audience that now totals more than 735,000 listeners in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia.

Founded in 1989, Capital Auto Auction strives to provide an efficient means for organizations and individuals alike to liquidate vehicles and maximize returns all while offering wholesale prices to the general public. Auctions are held every Saturday at all four Capital Auto Auction locations – Washington, DC, Temple Hills, MD, Philadelphia, PA and Manchester, NH as well as online at http://www.CapitalAutoAuction.com. Capital Auto Auction is a public auto auction and all are welcome.

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