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1933 Packard Convertible Victoria wins Best of Show at 2022 Des Moines Concours d’Elegance

10/31/2022

The Des Moines Concours d’Elegance to benefit Children’s Cancer Connection awarded Best of Show to a 1933 Packard Convertible Victoria on Sunday, September 11, 2022. The car led a field of more than 150 vehicles that included two Star Cars, a 1961 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster and a 1955 Austin-Healey 100S, plus the annual favorite, the Iowa State University’s Eliana Solar Car. Other Star Cars included a 1890 Morrison Surrey Replica and a 1953 Bump Custom handcrafted fiberglass car.

The Packard Convertible Victoria is owned by Jeff and Rebecca Schreiner of Mondovi, Wisconsin. This 1933 Packard Convertible Victoria is one of five built. Sold on August 5th, 1933 to the famous actor Maurice Chevalier, this car has not been seen since the 1940s. After a complete restoration and being accepted to Pebble Beach, the owners chose to make its inaugural showing at the Des Moines Concours d’Elegance.

A full list of winners can be found below.

The Des Moines Concours benefits Children’s Cancer Connection, which connects families facing childhood cancer by providing programs for education, recreation and support. Awards at this year’s Concours were presented by kids involved in Children’s Cancer Connection. In the last seven years, the Des Moines Concours has raised more than $175,000 to the organization.

Full List of Class Winners

Best of Show

1933 Packard Convertible Victoria, Jeff and Rebecca Schreiner of Mondovi, Wisconsin

Hagerty Youth Judging Award

  1. 1957 Oldsmobile Fiesta Wagon, Gus and Mary Frics of Omaha, Nebraska
  2. 1909 Stanley R Roadster, Lynn and Mike Curry of Carroll, Iowa
  3. 1953 Austin A-40 Somerset, Robert and Cherylyn Larson of Des Moines, Iowa

Kaiser-Frazer 75th Anniversary

  1. 1953 Kaiser Dragon, Robert and Julie Lahammer of Minnetrista, Minnesota
  2. 1954 Kaiser Darrin, Dennis and Teri Koch of Quincy, Illinois
  3. 1952 Allstate Deluxe, Lowell Fideler of Burnsville, Minnesota

Camaro 55th Anniversary

  1. 1968 Chevrolet Camaro SS, Tom and Sara Kurth of Marshalltown, Iowa
  2. 1971 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28, Jim Welter of Madrid, Iowa
  3. 1968 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible, Kevin and Ruth Litchfield of Boone, Iowa

Austin 7 Centenary

  1. 1933 American Austin Suburban, Jim Trumbower of Assian, Indiana
  2. 1940 Bantam Coupe Convertible, Martin Brackin of Rochelle, Illinois
  3. 1940 Bantam Series 65 Station Wagon, John Tuthill of Golden, Colorado

Austin Mini

  1. 1968 Austin Mini Pickup, Jay and Kay Moser of Elkader, Iow
  2. 1964 Austin Mini Countryman, Stephen Myers of Ames, Iowa
  3. 1967 Austin Cooper S, Tom and Barb Chandler of Elkader, Iowa

Austin-Healey 1952-1968

  1. 1967 Austin-Healey 3000, Dr. Bryan Johnson of North Mankato, Minnesota
  2. 1955 Austin-Healey 100, Dick Remer of Johnston, Iowa
  3. 1958 Austin-Healey 100-6, Joseph Kimball of Winterset, Iowa

Motorcycles

  1. 1941 Harley Davidson U, Robert and Julie Lahammer of Minnetrista, Minnesota
  2. 1955 Indian Tomahawk, Marv Wilson of Ankeny, Iowa
  3. 1969 Triumph T120R Bonneville , David Elwell of Des Moines, Iowa

Antiques

  1. 1927 Nash Advanced 6 Sport Touring, John and Jan Brewer of Davenport, Iowa
  2. 1910 Buick Model F, John and Karen Goedeken of Palo Iowa
  3. 1912 Maxwell Messenger, Richard and Donald Pauley of Clear Lake, Iowa

Early Collectibles

  1. 1937 Packard 120C Touring Sedan, Larry and Linda Yoder of Amana, Iowa
  2. 1940 Ford Deluxe convertible, Owen and Norma White of Ainsworth, Iowa
  3. 1933 Plymouth PD – Rumble Seat Coupe, Craig and Jan Wagner of Des Moines, Iowa

Atomic Age Collectibles

  1. 1957 Dodge Custom Royal Lancer D500, Dean Bibler of Granger, Iowa
  2. 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air, Brian Ische of Beloit, Wisconsin
  3. 1951 Ford Convertible, Don Nokes of Webster City, Iowa

Space Age Collectibles

  1. 1962 Ford Thunderbird Sports Roadster, Jerry and Heidi Magayne of Eagle River, Wisconsin
  2. 1963 Studebaker Avanti R2, Steve Sterthman of Blue Springs, Missouri  
  3. 1966 Ford Mustang 2+2 Fastback, Carol and John Moellers of Greene, Iowa

Preservation

  1. 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1, Tom Culver of Des Moines, Iowa
  2. 1916 Chalmers 5-Passenger Phaeton, Branden and Christopher Knight of Hiawatha, Iowa
  3. 1957 Chrysler 300C convertible, Randy Guyer of Minnetonka, Minnesota

Classics

  1. 1933 Packard Convertible Victoria, Jeff and Rebecca Schreiner of Mondovi, Wisconsin
  2. 1941 Lincoln Continental Cabriolet Convertible, Raymond Pettengill and Shelly Wagner-Pettengill of La Porte City, Iowa
  3. 1936 Packard 1201 Standard Eight Victoria, Paul and Pam Friskopp of Valley, Nebraska

Exotics

  1. 2019 Ferrari 488 Pista Spyder, Stephen Grubb of West Des Moines, Iowa
  2. 1997 Dodge Viper GTS, John Hand of Cedar Falls, Iowa
  3. 2009 Ferrari 430 Scuderia, Raymond and Lisa Salloum of Clive, Iowa

American Muscle Cars

  1. 1968 Ford Shelby GT350, Martin Rupp of Weeping Water, Nebraska
  2. 1968 Dodge Charger R/T, Darwin and Brenda Foster of Riverside, Iowa
  3. 1970 Pontiac GTO, Ron Randazzo of Des Moines, Iowa

Each award was presented by a child representing Children’s Cancer Connection.

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