2013 Auburn Heights Invitational

 2013 Spotlight on the Packard Motor Car Company
“An Era of Elegance”


Saturday, September 28, 2013
12:30 to 4:30 pm

Presented by
Camp Wilcox Group of Wells Fargo Advisors LLC


The Auburn Heights Invitational debuted in 2012 with an exceptional array of historic automobiles from the classic era, including a spotlight on Brewster & Co. coachwork and automobiles. The 2013 display highlighted Packards (“An Era of Elegance”) and featured a broad representation of high-end motor cars from the dawn of the automotive age through 1942, with selection based on significance of the marque, authenticity, presentation and the history of the vehicle.


Historic Auto Line-Up for 2013


Feature: Packard Motor Car Company

  • 1901 Packard Model C
  • 1910 Packard Model 30 Close-Coupled Tourer
  • 1917 Packard Twin Six
  • 1929 Packard Model 626 Sedan
  • 1930 Packard Model 740 Custom Roadster
  • 1937 Packard Model 1508 Sedan

Historic Automobile Display

  • 1905 REO Model B Runabout
  • 1907 American Underslung Roadster
  • 1907 Mercedes Landaulet
  • 1909 Mercedes Speedster
  • 1909 White Model O Touring
  • 1910 REO Model R5 5-Passenger Touring
  • 1910 Thomas Flyer Model M Touring
  • 1913 Buick Model 25 Touring
  • 1913 Stanley Model 78 Roadster
  • 1914 Pierce-Arrow Model 38 Touring
  • 1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Alpine Touring
  • 1918 Cadillac Type 57 7-Passenger Touring
  • 1927 Pierce-Arrow Model 80 Sedan
  • 1930 Cord L-29 Cabriolet
  • 1931 Cadillac V-16 Cabriolet


In addition to a historic lineup of automobiles, visitors enjoyed:


Auburn Heights Invitational Catalog

To commemorate each Invitational, the Marshall Steam Museum produces the Auburn Heights Invitational Catalog. Serving as a lasting record of the day, the catalog chronicles the stories associated with each of the extraordinary autos on display and includes feature articles of interest to the car enthusiast and history buff alike. This high-quality publication ensures that the event lives on once the automobiles and visitors have returned home and provides lasting recognition for participants, sponsors and advertisers.

Click to view the 2013 Invitational Catalog

Please Join Us in Thanking Our Generous 2013 Sponsors & Advertisers



Media Coverage

Katrina MacLeod Hockessin Community News “Auburn Heights hosts classic car show to benefit programs at Yorklyn preserve” October 2, 2013

Kenton Jaehnig Hagley Museum and Library 2013 Auburn Heights Invitational Auto Display” October 8, 2013

Richard L. Gaw Chester County Press “Antique car display draws hundreds of admirers” October 18, 2013

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