A Rickenbacker in Packerland

Angelo Van Bogart |

Only 4,050 Rickenbackers were built in 1926, and one of the sporty roadsters will make its car show debut at the 2010 Iola Old Car Show in Iola, Wis., July 8-11.

Ronald Jones of Greenville, Tenn., will be trailering his very rare 1926 Rickenbacker to the show early next week where we hope to catch up with this sporty car, named for World War I hero and racecar driver Captain Eddie Rickenbacker.

Here’s a preview of the car:

If you have experience with a Rickenbacker, I’d love to hear from you. Drop me a line at angelo.vanbogart@fwmedia.com

Related Resources

Read about Rickenbacker in Standard Catalog of American Cars 1805-1942

Read about Classic-era cars in Olympian Cars

Find current values on Rickenbacker cars in the Collector Car Price Guide

Order a DVD on Packard, a Rickenbacker competitor

Join the Old Cars Insiders Club

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