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1938 Ford Deluxe Phaeton Model 81A Beautifully Restored!

1938 Ford Other

Condition: Used
Make: Ford
Model: Other
Type: Convertible
Trim: DELUXE
Year: 1938
Mileage: 54,234
VIN: B1A750799
Color: Burgundy
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: REAR WHEEL DRIVE
Interior color: Tan
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Glastonbury, Connecticut, United States
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1938 Ford Deluxe Phaéton Model 81A. L-head V-8 engine, 0 HP three-speed manual transmission, olid front axle and live rear axle with transverse semi-elliptic leaf springs, nd four-wheel mechanical drum brakes. Wheelbase is 112". The car is immaculate throughout. All body contours are correct, oor gaps are even, nd the doors shut well. Painted in a beautiful merlot burgundy, he car exhibits a deep shine, ccented by excellent chrome. The accessory door hinge mirrors and wind wings contribute to the beauty of this car. The interior is tan/brown in color with matching door panels and black rubber front floor mats. A grey-tan canvas top nicely completes the motif, nd matching side curtains and canvas top boot are also included with the car.
This car has been converted to a 12 Volt system for easy of starting and running. It does come with the original 6 Volt generator. Gas tank has been replaced. No dings, ents or rust with a razor sharp straight body. This 1938 Deluxe Phaeton is one of 1,169 built that year, he rarest of that year's body styles and was the last year for no pillars between the doors. A true classic that if you wanted to you could Hot Rod or Rat Rod!
The engine compartment and undercarriage are exceedingly clean and properly detailed. The wheels are fitted with Ford-script 6.00x16 double whitewall tires. This car has been maintained in superb condition. The last of the last, his car truly represents the end of an era and a rare opportunity to own one.
The sister car to my car sold at the RM auction in 2012 for $104,500.00. The 1938 Ford that sold at RM was part of the Dingman Collection. If you would like to see the auction results, ent me an email and I can forward you the link.
Low reserve price on this car. If you want to purchase this car prior to the end of the auction, end me an email with your offer. This car has a very similar look to a Cadillac, incoln, ackard or Mercedes of that era. $2000.00 deposit within three days from end of auction. Payment in full within 7 days from the end of the auction.

On Jul-03-15 at 17:04:33 PDT, eller added the following information:

This car would make an incredible HOT ROD simply by changing out the motor to a Flat Head or an updated modern drive train. Truly a gorgeous car that needs nothing!!