Steve Snyder President
Once belonging to my uncle Tom Lyle Williams, this 1940 custom designed Packard Victoria is still one of the most stunning Classic Cars ever made.
The original owner of this beautiful automobile was my great-uncle, Tom Lyle Williams, founder of the Maybelline Company. It was custom designed during the Hey Day of Maybelline's success when TL was known as the King of Advertising. He placed a Horse Head on the hood of this extra long hood, depicting Maybelline's ability to outrun the competition. Sadly he sold the Packard in the 1950's and we never saw it again..... until now.
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Snyder bought the car in the 1970's, restored it and kept it maintained in their exclusive Classic Car Collection... When their son, Steve Snyder, owner of Vault Classic Cars, found my book, "The Maybelline Story," online, he emailed me in hopes of researching the car's history. The rest is history so to speak, because a wonderful relationship developed between our two families.
Recently I received an invitation from Steve Snyder, announcing his "Vault Classic Cars" Grand Showroom Opening. Of course I couldn't wait to see the Snyder's again and congratulate Steve on his success. Here are a few of the cars in the Showroom and Wow! are they out of this world gorgeous.
- Packard 8 and Twelve
- Stutz DV32
- Cord L-29
- Buick Limited and Roadmaster
- Jaguar E type Roadster
- Ford Thunderbird "F" Supercharged
Steve and his father, Bill Snyder, standing in front of a 1934 Packard V-12 Club Sedan 1107. From long ownership, listed in Ed Blend's Book "The Magnificent Packard Twelve of 1934".$115,000
Me getting cozy with this stunning 1947 Lincoln Continental Cabriolet. Top show restoration, $89.500
I love 1960's classic cars and this 1967 Cadillac Coupe De Ville for $15,000 is absolutely crazy cool.
Here's Donna standing next to a 1957 Mercury Colony Park Station wagon! Beautifully restored! $59,500. When she was in High School, she drove a 1955 pink and white Bel Air Station Wagon that carried her surfboard's in the back..... sticking out the window.
This 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Hard Top is going for $44,500. I can still see myself cruising down Coast Highway in this classic, anyone want to come cruise with me?
For more posts on Steve Snyder and the 1940 Packard Victoria...click on this link http://www.maybellinebook.com/search/label/Steve%20Snyder
Visit his showroom by clicking on this link
The Vault Classic Cars
714 401 1047
Grand Showroom opening
1164 Elm Ave
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